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3rd Aug 2016, 17:35
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Posted By BillS

Over the last few years I have had occasion to...

Over the last few years I have had occasion to analyse very large datasets of wind shear levels. Agreed this was measured at lower levels, 125 m and below, but it indicates what must be occurring...
3rd Aug 2016, 10:26
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Posted By BillS

Cabin appears to be breached: ...

Cabin appears to be breached:
https://mobile.twitter.com/kbhagava/status/760765554080768000/photo/1
20th May 2016, 09:17
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Posted By BillS

Radar coverage :...

Radar coverage : https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/RAF_Akrotiri : see recent operations.
19th May 2016, 14:14
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Posted By BillS

OTH radar at LCRA would cover area and Troodos...

OTH radar at LCRA would cover area and Troodos would listen. I note AAIB have offered assistance to Egypt
https://www.gov.uk/government/news/aaib-offers-assistance-egyptair-flight-ms804
2nd Feb 2016, 09:17
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Posted By BillS

Also likely some rotation would occur after...

Also likely some rotation would occur after contact
31st Jan 2016, 14:42
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Views: 44,310
Posted By BillS

Might there be any evidence of problems on the...

Might there be any evidence of problems on the take off runway that might be found some time later after close inspection?
Would a slow hydraulic leakage be immediately apparent or could it be only...
30th Jan 2016, 06:15
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Views: 3,598
Posted By BillS

And it's now "killer aerotoxic syndrome". Two...

And it's now "killer aerotoxic syndrome".
Two American Airlines flights grounded: Calls for public inquiry over killer ?aerotoxic syndrome? following midair incidents - Mirror Online...
27th Jan 2016, 23:26
Replies: 37
Views: 22,969
Posted By BillS

Also reported 45 minute before anyone boarded and...

Also reported 45 minute before anyone boarded and that was for "testing" before paramedics boarded.
What tests would be required for luggage - security or contamination?

Would the need for...
29th Jan 2015, 10:40
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Posted By BillS

The link stating search "0fficially ended" above...

The link stating search "0fficially ended" above actually says the search is ongoing.

Edit: Link now removed
3rd Jan 2015, 09:25
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Posted By BillS

Can we read the report

http://www.aaib.gov.uk/cms_resources.cfm?file=/Summary%20-%20AAR%203-2009%20Boeing%20737-3Q8,%20G-THOF%2006-09.pdf
5th Sep 2014, 19:48
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Views: 127,922
Posted By BillS

I regularly fly Jet2 and, when possible, book the...

I regularly fly Jet2 and, when possible, book the more spacious seats in row 12. Most crew are highly professional but I have noted that in 2 of my last 3 flights in the over wing exit row there was...
12th Apr 2014, 12:34
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Posted By BillS

We are still being subjected to posts about cell...

We are still being subjected to posts about cell phones from MH370
The mods have done a great job removing most but there are still over 180 posts remaining on this thread.

Please, is it too much...
12th Apr 2014, 11:16
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Posted By BillS

The AIS data is quite sparse - sometimes 7 hours...

The AIS data is quite sparse - sometimes 7 hours between individual tracking points:
Ocean Shield (http://www.marinetraffic.com/en/ais/index/positions/all/mmsi:503728000/shipname:OCEAN%20SHIELD)...
10th Apr 2014, 17:58
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Posted By BillS

Both Echo & Ocean Shield have maintained...

Both Echo & Ocean Shield have maintained locations for over 30mins at opposite ends of the last search pass.
The next AIS data will be interesting.
10th Apr 2014, 06:32
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Posted By BillS

AIS update

AIS for Ocean Shield updated at 04:50 UTC.
Still on the same 113 pass at 1.7KTS

Echo has slowed from the original 15.5KTS to 11KTS but still on original heading with possible ETA in search zone...
9th Apr 2014, 21:37
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Posted By BillS

TPL search

Marine Traffic gives the course data for Ocean Shield (http://www.marinetraffic.com/en/ais/index/positions/all/mmsi:503728000/shipname:OCEAN%20SHIELD)
They are only achieving 2-3 transects per day...
8th Apr 2014, 02:31
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Posted By BillS

The paper I linked earlier: Flight Recorder...

The paper I linked earlier: Flight Recorder Localization Following at-Sea Plane Crashes (https://fenix.tecnico.ulisboa.pt/downloadFile/2589871808139/dissertacao.pdf)
has two useful charts:
Fig 2.11...
7th Apr 2014, 16:49
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Posted By BillS

It seems a pity they do not operate a TPL pair. ...

It seems a pity they do not operate a TPL pair.

"Flying" two locators, perhaps 1000m separation, would be manageable when cable lengths are over 10,000m and they only each require a co-ax pair....
7th Apr 2014, 16:15
Replies: 11,824
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Posted By BillS

@pontius Afaik that diagram is more specific to...

@pontius
Afaik that diagram is more specific to lower frequencies.
37.5 kHz tracks will be near vertical.
7th Apr 2014, 14:15
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Posted By BillS

Towed Pinger Locator data

The TPL specifications (http://timedotcom.files.wordpress.com/2014/03/tpl-25_specsheet.pdf) give a max. detection range in excess of 3km with an operating depth of up to 6000 msw. Unconfirmed reports...
7th Apr 2014, 11:38
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Posted By BillS

It would be useful to know the rough depth of the...

It would be useful to know the rough depth of the australian sensor.
First contact lasted for over 2 hours but at a shallow depth.
Given 3.5kn, that suggests a detection range of between 4 and 5nm...
5th Apr 2014, 21:00
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Posted By BillS

The lack of any recording of that " regular,...

The lack of any recording of that " regular, once-a-second rate" that would have been so useful alongside the 37.5khz frequency is most disturbing.
15th Mar 2014, 15:44
Replies: 11,824
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Posted By BillS

A map showing primary radar coverage would be...

A map showing primary radar coverage would be interesting, particularly with intersections with the Inmarsat reception arcs.
It is a reasonable assumption that many records are now being...
Forum: Jet Blast
16th Jan 2012, 16:38
Replies: 917
Views: 119,317
Posted By BillS

Forget the List due to people - the issue is...

Forget the List due to people - the issue is Loll.

Description is here (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Angle_of_loll) and here (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Metacentric_height).

Take a large flat...
18th May 2011, 19:30
Replies: 12
Views: 5,864
Posted By BillS

VIR just announced a major UC sale lasting...

VIR just announced a major UC sale lasting through to end Aug.
Is this to counter likely effect of bookings drought? - and does that indicate management are not considering any quick settlement?
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