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Forum: Jet Blast
10th Sep 2021, 21:41
Replies: 49
Views: 2,793
Posted By ZeBedie

The grasshoppers are back after a 20 year absence

The grasshoppers are back after a 20 year absence
9th Sep 2021, 17:22
Replies: 15
Views: 6,934
Posted By ZeBedie

From The Telegraph

From The Telegraph
15th Jul 2021, 19:27
Replies: 26
Views: 3,919
Posted By ZeBedie

4 gold bars. Really?

4 gold bars. Really?
6th Jul 2021, 15:08
Replies: 65
Views: 10,547
Posted By ZeBedie

Fascinating that the Shackleton has only the same...

Fascinating that the Shackleton has only the same amount of rivets as a Bristol Freighter and that the Glos Airtourer has twice as many as either of those two
24th Jun 2021, 16:02
Replies: 21
Views: 16,128
Posted By ZeBedie

Is this anything new, or are 30+ year old A320...

Is this anything new, or are 30+ year old A320 carbon structures layered in the same way?
2nd Feb 2021, 19:10
Replies: 278
Views: 43,574
Posted By ZeBedie

Most distinctive and charismatic engine sound?

The title says it all - which aircraft engine has a sound like no other, is instantly recognisable and has an interesting and varied repertoire of sounds like no other? I have one in mind and and...
8th Nov 2020, 21:29
Replies: 297
Views: 152,317
Posted By ZeBedie

Private jet Afraid of competition from some...

Private jet

Afraid of competition from some who may be better trained and more experienced?
8th Nov 2020, 10:12
Replies: 2
Views: 1,608
Posted By ZeBedie

Page 2 of the report, Footnote 2 states ...

Page 2 of the report, Footnote 2 states "Aircraft are required to transit the Menai Straits below 1,500 ft on the Holyhead QNH."

Where does this requirement come from, please?
26th Oct 2020, 19:08
Replies: 25
Views: 8,418
Posted By ZeBedie

Given the amount of flying the RAF does in the...

Given the amount of flying the RAF does in the company of aircraft equipped only with FLARM or other GA systems like PilotAware, you'd think they'd equip with the kit to see these aircraft - the cost...
26th Oct 2020, 09:39
Replies: 25
Views: 8,418
Posted By ZeBedie

Thanks for the replies - interesting and good to...

Thanks for the replies - interesting and good to know that some types of TCAS can see non-transponder ADS-B

" FLARM doesn't talk to anything other than another FLARM receiver " That's not true -...
25th Oct 2020, 21:19
Replies: 25
Views: 8,418
Posted By ZeBedie

A400 vs. gliders

Would an A400 crew have any way of detecting a FLARM equiped glider, other than MKI Eyeball?
3rd Oct 2020, 19:31
Replies: 54
Views: 12,285
Posted By ZeBedie

Well I thought it did. It's surprising how hard...

Well I thought it did. It's surprising how hard it is to find accident reports going back to the 70's and 80's. Even in this digital age, so much of our history seems to be slipping away.
2nd Oct 2020, 21:28
Replies: 54
Views: 12,285
Posted By ZeBedie

Yes and I am inclined to think it was a single...

Yes and I am inclined to think it was a single pilot operation
1st Oct 2020, 19:11
Replies: 54
Views: 12,285
Posted By ZeBedie

Thanks everyone, so obviously not a 125, but I'm...

Thanks everyone, so obviously not a 125, but I'm still clinging to the idea that it was SE England and ADI failure on the way up to 12 000' still sticks in my mind.

Speaking of old 125's remaining...
30th Sep 2020, 23:12
Replies: 54
Views: 12,285
Posted By ZeBedie

Can anyone remember this accident?

I wonder if anyone can remind me of the details of this accident. A HS125 (that's what my memory says it was) got airbourne from Stansted (or Luton?) with a faulty ADI, climbed to 12000', rolled on...
Forum: Jet Blast
30th Jul 2020, 23:08
Replies: 29
Views: 3,788
Posted By ZeBedie

A bit too late on the roundout again Hoskins...

A bit too late on the roundout again Hoskins...
21st May 2020, 09:54
Replies: 30
Views: 4,419
Posted By ZeBedie

Wales

Are we allowed to take of from England and fly across Wales?
6th Apr 2020, 10:25
Replies: 26
Views: 14,509
Posted By ZeBedie

It didn't look all that bad in the film - minimal...

It didn't look all that bad in the film - minimal risk to the A320, possible jet blast risk to the Cirrus - meh
10th Oct 2019, 21:20
Replies: 27
Views: 5,140
Posted By ZeBedie

Did we mention Mediterranean Express, Birmingham...

Did we mention Mediterranean Express, Birmingham Executive, Capital, Air Bridge, Air UK, Air Anglia, Buzz, London European, Sabre, BIA, Excalibur, Debonair?
Forum: Jet Blast
24th Sep 2019, 12:07
Replies: 72
Views: 10,743
Posted By ZeBedie

Water vapour is the biggest greenhouse gas.

Water vapour is the biggest greenhouse gas.
2nd Sep 2019, 19:04
Replies: 21
Views: 4,234
Posted By ZeBedie

20 000 hours jet/turbo prop - one slow, insidious...

20 000 hours jet/turbo prop - one slow, insidious double engine failure in a HS125 due to contaminated fuel. Landed with some thrust available on one engine.
3000 hours light single/twin - no...
Forum: Jet Blast
23rd Aug 2019, 16:07
Replies: 1,097
Views: 226,789
Posted By ZeBedie

That's much longer than HS2, through much, much...

That's much longer than HS2, through much, much more difficult terrain, yet also much cheaper. It makes HS2 look very poor value for money.
17th Jul 2019, 13:03
Replies: 85
Views: 112,156
Posted By ZeBedie

It's been a couple of years since I operated into...

It's been a couple of years since I operated into JSI, but my recollection is that the PAPI's are unusable in sunlight.
Forum: Tech Log
20th Jun 2019, 22:23
Replies: 24
Views: 8,237
Posted By ZeBedie

Doesn't the 737 main gear have a limited amount...

Doesn't the 737 main gear have a limited amount of castoring ability?
16th Jun 2019, 12:22
Replies: 49
Views: 55,589
Posted By ZeBedie

I seem to remember Air Europe doing something...

I seem to remember Air Europe doing something similar at Funchal? I think it was said that the step down into the flight deck was changed to a step up!

It seems that while the 757 is very easy to...
9th Jun 2019, 13:20
Replies: 33
Views: 28,302
Posted By ZeBedie

Early 90's a Monarch 733, departing to MAH. The...

Early 90's a Monarch 733, departing to MAH. The crew only found out when they did their walkaround at destination that the leading edge of the tailplane was battered and had blocks lodged in it....
26th May 2019, 10:14
Replies: 15
Views: 3,952
Posted By ZeBedie

I'd have wanted it pointing away from the hangar!

I'd have wanted it pointing away from the hangar!
26th May 2019, 10:12
Replies: 42
Views: 13,402
Posted By ZeBedie

RR Spey

Was this the last engine developed to see service both in airliners and fast jets? Was it originally intended as a civil or as a military engine?
Forum: Tech Log
8th Apr 2019, 22:55
Replies: 9
Views: 5,059
Posted By ZeBedie

That these two accidents have been allowed to...

That these two accidents have been allowed to happen doesn't show the FAA or indeed EASA in a good light. I wonder if the MCAS system would have got past the old UKCAA/ARB?
2nd Apr 2019, 13:32
Replies: 30
Views: 20,559
Posted By ZeBedie

There's no doubt that flight data monitoring has...

There's no doubt that flight data monitoring has improved safety.

However, most of us fail to get enough manual handling practice and I think the cause is flight data monitoring - we don't want to...
Forum: Tech Log
13th Feb 2019, 22:08
Replies: 7
Views: 1,535
Posted By ZeBedie

Some British WW2 era types had cups mouded into...

Some British WW2 era types had cups mouded into the tyres to make them rotate after gear extension, with the intention of saving tyre wear.
29th Jan 2019, 15:35
Replies: 3
Views: 1,484
Posted By ZeBedie

Faro 727

Does anyone know how the 727 came to be abandoned at Faro for so many years?
28th Jan 2019, 09:45
Replies: 48
Views: 31,857
Posted By ZeBedie

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/...

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/615x351/deeside_2_848ad77d4976c1983f4093a8db9c29e1d7b9ee84.jpg
Forum: Jet Blast
29th Dec 2018, 22:02
Replies: 34
Views: 3,871
Posted By ZeBedie

The last time my tank was emptied, the bloke...

The last time my tank was emptied, the bloke doing the deed got pretty intimate with the contents of the tank and obviously had a HGV licence. He said he was on Minimum Wage.
Forum: Jet Blast
29th Dec 2018, 18:47
Replies: 34
Views: 3,871
Posted By ZeBedie

I had the exact same symptoms - it was the pipe...

I had the exact same symptoms - it was the pipe blocked between the house and the septic tank - so nothing to do with the septic tank, in fact. Flushed water was compressing the air on the house side...
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