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16th May 2022, 07:09
Replies: 34
Views: 3,766
Posted By Jhieminga

Well.... one of the aircraft got out of control,...

Well.... one of the aircraft got out of control, went into a spin and crashed after the pilot exited the aircraft. It's just the sequence of these events that's in the wrong order.
13th May 2022, 20:47
Replies: 34
Views: 3,766
Posted By Jhieminga

The rest of the FAA correspondence is in this...

The rest of the FAA correspondence is in this AvWeb article: https://www.avweb.com/flight-safety/faa-regs/faa-revokes-pilot-certificates-for-red-bull-plane-swap-stunt/
There are three letters with a...
13th May 2022, 08:35
Replies: 79
Views: 29,008
Posted By Jhieminga

Interesting comparison:...

Interesting comparison: https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-scotland-61422555
11th May 2022, 13:41
Replies: 19
Views: 3,506
Posted By Jhieminga

It is an interesting concept but it certainly...

It is an interesting concept but it certainly needs a bit of work put into it before it starts getting useful. On that test you can see a lot of instability in the first part of the flight. Probably...
11th May 2022, 08:21
Replies: 20
Views: 2,205
Posted By Jhieminga

There's a C-3604 that's back to airworthy status...

There's a C-3604 that's back to airworthy status courtesy of a 500 series Merlin: https://www.scramble.nl/military-news/first-flight-of-rare-bird
7th May 2022, 13:36
Replies: 48
Views: 6,872
Posted By Jhieminga

There certainly were DC-10s with an underfloor...

There certainly were DC-10s with an underfloor galley, but I'm not sure whether Laker's DC-10s were part of that batch.
Forum: Jet Blast
4th May 2022, 07:19
Replies: 605
Views: 290,147
Posted By Jhieminga

The BBC disagrees: Tennis Girl model revealed...

The BBC disagrees: Tennis Girl model revealed http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-birmingham-12833580
but why should we let the truth get in the way of a good jokeÖ 😆
29th Apr 2022, 15:34
Replies: 28
Views: 5,246
Posted By Jhieminga

Had a quick look, thereís a fair chance of it...

Had a quick look, thereís a fair chance of it being a B.Mk.III variant. That or a B.VI or VII.
29th Apr 2022, 12:46
Replies: 28
Views: 5,246
Posted By Jhieminga

Itís a Handley-Page Halifax, but others may be...

Itís a Handley-Page Halifax, but others may be better at figuring out the precise subtype. Or are you looking for which airframe it was?
28th Apr 2022, 20:19
Replies: 34
Views: 3,766
Posted By Jhieminga

Already mentioned above that the waiver was not...

Already mentioned above that the waiver was not issued, but here's a summary of the related issues (video): https://www.avweb.com/multimedia/votw/plane-swap-gone-half-bad-faa-not-amused/
25th Apr 2022, 10:31
Replies: 50
Views: 2,692
Posted By Jhieminga

There was a fleet of thirty electrically driven...

There was a fleet of thirty electrically driven taxis in Amsterdam around 1910 (out of a total of 240 registered cars). Back then the expectation was that electrically powered vehicles were the...
25th Apr 2022, 08:33
Replies: 34
Views: 3,766
Posted By Jhieminga

Based on the article on AvWeb, I'd say it is...

Based on the article on AvWeb, I'd say it is not...;)
There is a full video available on the Red Bull site (linked from the AvWeb article) and I've watched parts of it. I guess they were limited in...
25th Apr 2022, 08:26
Replies: 4
Views: 637
Posted By Jhieminga

The Airplane Flight Manual that is available on...

The Airplane Flight Manual that is available on the link I posted contains the normal (chapter 4) and emergency procedures (chapter 3) for the type. What else do you need? If you're after a set of...
25th Apr 2022, 07:50
Replies: 50
Views: 2,692
Posted By Jhieminga

The Pipistrel Alpha Electro was designed to have...

The Pipistrel Alpha Electro was designed to have its batteries replaced between flights, but I understand that the stumbling block is that this proces is seen as a maintenance task.
22nd Apr 2022, 20:25
Replies: 4
Views: 637
Posted By Jhieminga

Have you looked at the documents on the Diamond...

Have you looked at the documents on the Diamond Aircraft website here: Diamond Aircraft :: DA40 New Generation (http://support.diamond-air.at/da40_ng+M52087573ab0.html) ?
22nd Apr 2022, 17:55
Replies: 5
Views: 770
Posted By Jhieminga

The 'Find My' app is from Apple itself, I...

The 'Find My' app is from Apple itself, I wouldn't expect a phone upgrade to have significantly changed its behaviour.
Forum: Jet Blast
22nd Apr 2022, 14:34
Replies: 123
Views: 11,571
Posted By Jhieminga

As long as we're sharing opinions, here's one:...

As long as we're sharing opinions, here's one: https://www.avweb.com/insider/masks-on-airplanes-right-outcome-wrong-reason/
This one (American) standpoint on the current masks in aeroplanes...
22nd Apr 2022, 14:26
Replies: 50
Views: 2,692
Posted By Jhieminga

I heard that Pipistrel has been bought (or will...

I heard that Pipistrel has been bought (or will be) by Textron, so perhaps that will provide a boost to the electric aircraft business (https://www.pipistrel-aircraft.com/151027-2/).
22nd Apr 2022, 14:23
Replies: 37
Views: 18,490
Posted By Jhieminga

Parked on a dispersal somewhere in a corner,...

Parked on a dispersal somewhere in a corner, alongside the Nimrod and Victor. Those three airframes are owned by the Walton family or one of the Waltons AFAIK. Based on the work they've put into...
Forum: Jet Blast
22nd Apr 2022, 07:45
Replies: 78
Views: 10,012
Posted By Jhieminga

The stuff on the spit is from the last person who...

The stuff on the spit is from the last person who dared to ask this question....
22nd Apr 2022, 07:41
Replies: 37
Views: 18,490
Posted By Jhieminga

There are various sides to this story: - The...

There are various sides to this story:
- The Walton family own the airfield and some of the aircraft but not the VC10. They didn't want to run the business anymore and leased this (the airfield and...
21st Apr 2022, 20:12
Replies: 37
Views: 18,490
Posted By Jhieminga

Yes, ZD241 was scrapped yesterday, 20 April 2022....

Yes, ZD241 was scrapped yesterday, 20 April 2022. I suspect a few parts will be spared but don't have any details yet. I've got some links on the news page on my site that show photos (click on my...
21st Apr 2022, 18:14
Replies: 5
Views: 770
Posted By Jhieminga

On your friend's phone, go to settings, privacy,...

On your friend's phone, go to settings, privacy, location services, find my and check what is checked under 'allow location access'. It should be the third option 'while using the app'. Go back one...
Forum: Jet Blast
14th Apr 2022, 09:48
Replies: 123
Views: 11,571
Posted By Jhieminga

Isn't this the first step towards anarchy? The...

Isn't this the first step towards anarchy? The public/companies do not (want to) believe the government and decide not to follow the rules/advice/etc. The government then decides not to enforce them...
Forum: Jet Blast
14th Apr 2022, 09:44
Replies: 33
Views: 3,764
Posted By Jhieminga

Surely that demands a higher price.... just add a...

Surely that demands a higher price.... just add a certificate stating that 'this bottle was flown around the European Union on SleazyJet Fairbus OE-123' and you can sell it as a limited edition!
Forum: Jet Blast
12th Apr 2022, 13:27
Replies: 41
Views: 8,748
Posted By Jhieminga

.... let me get the popcorn.... :p

.... let me get the popcorn.... :p
12th Apr 2022, 07:56
Replies: 23
Views: 2,922
Posted By Jhieminga

I thought it might be Dunsfold, but I don't think...

I thought it might be Dunsfold, but I don't think it matches up completely.
11th Apr 2022, 09:26
Replies: 19
Views: 5,125
Posted By Jhieminga

It currently uses the Soloviev D-30K engines that...

It currently uses the Soloviev D-30K engines that also power the Il-76, an engine type that goes back to 1963.... there are plans to re-engine with the WS-20 turbofan engine that is being developed...
11th Apr 2022, 09:16
Replies: 37
Views: 18,490
Posted By Jhieminga

Looks like the last Tristar is now also gone....

Looks like the last Tristar is now also gone. Based on the photos I've seen on Twitter, at least one if not more of the flight decks have been saved.
Forum: Jet Blast
5th Apr 2022, 09:53
Replies: 7
Views: 2,296
Posted By Jhieminga

Thanks everyone! This also neatly ties in with my...

Thanks everyone! This also neatly ties in with my family's fondness for a tipple. It makes more sense than them being vampires...

Anyhow... when I started the thread I was wondering if anyone else...
Forum: Jet Blast
5th Apr 2022, 07:35
Replies: 7
Views: 2,296
Posted By Jhieminga

Strange objects...

I'm looking for help from the collective knowledge and inventiveness here. I have found a walking stick, or part of one, amongst my father's belongings and cannot figure out why it contains a small...
4th Apr 2022, 16:51
Replies: 20
Views: 7,757
Posted By Jhieminga

Isn't this a two-seater? Both reports could have...

Isn't this a two-seater? Both reports could have been correct. Although a single occupant has been reported as well.
26th Mar 2022, 09:49
Replies: 10
Views: 1,453
Posted By Jhieminga

Just a few general tips here:...

Just a few general tips here: https://support.apple.com/en-gb/guide/mail/mlhlp1224/mac
23rd Mar 2022, 07:22
Replies: 64
Views: 6,358
Posted By Jhieminga

I read an article a long, long time ago that...

I read an article a long, long time ago that explained the thought process that led Burt Rutan to come up with this configuration. I think it started with a generic Beechcraft Baron and then...
22nd Mar 2022, 15:03
Replies: 64
Views: 6,358
Posted By Jhieminga

Well.... the linguistics do have a place in this...

Well.... the linguistics do have a place in this discussion so that we are all aware of what it is we're discussing... at least, that's my view! Without them, you may end up with one of those 'which...
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