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Forum: Tech Log
24th Jul 2020, 13:43
Replies: 51
Views: 12,427
Posted By Dairyground

Not a good idea for the passenger cabin, but...

Not a good idea for the passenger cabin, but something similar could be useful in case of a hold fire. Using WW2 technology, open the bomb doors, drop everything, close up again and return to base...
21st Apr 2020, 00:07
Replies: 54
Views: 28,047
Posted By Dairyground

Has anyone tried using the small claims court or...

Has anyone tried using the small claims court or other legal routes to get heir money back? Or tried charging interest on the outstanding amount?
8th Apr 2020, 00:36
Replies: 98
Views: 27,810
Posted By Dairyground

I recall reading several years ago about a group...

I recall reading several years ago about a group of engineering apprentices who built a small aircraft at Heathrow, and were allowed to have it flown out from a specially cut grass runway.
8th Dec 2019, 19:26
Replies: 96
Views: 32,557
Posted By Dairyground

I have a vague recollection from the early 1960s...

I have a vague recollection from the early 1960s that what became the 146 originated as a Handley Page concept, but was not proceeded with because of a lack of suitable sized engines. Then the...
17th Sep 2019, 00:43
Replies: 577
Views: 687,344
Posted By Dairyground

Originally posted by Black Pudding: I...

Originally posted by Black Pudding:


I have no connection with BALPA or with BA other than as occasional SLF, and have no knowledge about what happens.

However if I were down route, I would...
12th Aug 2019, 19:06
Replies: 44
Views: 33,247
Posted By Dairyground

. But that could be two working engines...

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But that could be two working engines going to another airframe - if they can be transported to PIK or wherever.
23rd Jun 2019, 14:40
Replies: 4,471
Views: 3,065,500
Posted By Dairyground

If only Ryanair had bought Woodford when BAE...

If only Ryanair had bought Woodford when BAE moved out ...
27th May 2019, 23:56
Replies: 134
Views: 173,639
Posted By Dairyground

Recent in-service problems and development delays...

Recent in-service problems and development delays for high thrust engines suggest that we may be approaching limits on the thrust achievable. On the other hand, there seems to be growing interest in...
3rd May 2019, 00:43
Replies: 4,471
Views: 3,065,500
Posted By Dairyground

If you get as far as the railway station, then a...

If you get as far as the railway station, then a five-minute train ride to Heald Green might be a possibility. The train fare will be less than the airport access charge and there is plenty of...
27th Apr 2019, 16:24
Replies: 105
Views: 84,974
Posted By Dairyground

I seem to recall from around 30 years ago that a...

I seem to recall from around 30 years ago that a Braniff 747 was reported as clocking up flight hours faster than any other airframe, possibly around 20 hours per day, six days per week. Is my...
16th Mar 2019, 00:40
Replies: 48
Views: 31,335
Posted By Dairyground

My recollection from hydrodynamics courses taken...

My recollection from hydrodynamics courses taken as part of a maths degree almost 60 years ago is that mach number is airspeed relative to the local speed of sound. The speed of sound depends on...
17th Feb 2019, 23:28
Replies: 12
Views: 12,028
Posted By Dairyground

Will a some English Premier League football clubs...

Will a some English Premier League football clubs soon find themselves sellers rather than buyers of players? And will naming rights for a couple of stadia be on the market?
15th Nov 2018, 23:07
Replies: 7
Views: 3,524
Posted By Dairyground

Has One of the other alliances been poaching, or...

Has One of the other alliances been poaching, or is that Star gazing?
5th Sep 2018, 00:19
Replies: 30
Views: 14,565
Posted By Dairyground

Is Kobe (UKB, RJBE), just across the bay, as...

Is Kobe (UKB, RJBE), just across the bay, as badly affected? If not it could serve in the short term as an alternative facility for SH flights, though LH may be more problematic.

Itami,the...
2nd Jul 2018, 20:11
Replies: 141
Views: 43,604
Posted By Dairyground

As someone with past involvement in procedure...

As someone with past involvement in procedure design and risk management, though not in aviation, I am surprised at the order of the early items in this list. I would expect fuel cut off to appear...
1st Jul 2018, 00:17
Replies: 46
Views: 15,346
Posted By Dairyground

. One possibility would be to extend the US...

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One possibility would be to extend the US approach, where duty free purchases are delivered to, and collected from, the jetway. Why not defer collection to the baggage carousel at the...
12th May 2018, 20:32
Replies: 37
Views: 12,767
Posted By Dairyground

Some posters seem to be commenting on one of...

Some posters seem to be commenting on one of three separate scenarios:
a) a phone battery fire in the passenger cabin
b) fire among bulk cargo of lithium-ion batteries in the hold
c) fire in the...
14th Apr 2018, 19:14
Replies: 731
Views: 458,473
Posted By Dairyground

If this holds, then any aircraft containing any...

If this holds, then any aircraft containing any part designed or manufactured by any entity deriving its privileges from or through the UK CAA will be declared on brexit day to be not airworthy in...
1st Apr 2018, 18:13
Replies: 39
Views: 16,055
Posted By Dairyground

I have a recollection from the distant past of...

I have a recollection from the distant past of reading about an in-flight report from (I think) a DC10 about a jammed elevator. The consternation was somewhat lessened when it transpired that the...
25th Mar 2018, 19:17
Replies: 4,471
Views: 3,065,500
Posted By Dairyground

I'll consider pick up or drop off at Heald Green...

I'll consider pick up or drop off at Heald Green railway station and the train from there.
18th Mar 2018, 16:12
Replies: 142
Views: 33,780
Posted By Dairyground

I have seen no mention of where the family was...

I have seen no mention of where the family was seated. Were they in an exit or bulkhead row where everything, whether or not it contains an animal, has to go in an overhead?


Since the dog was...
7th Mar 2018, 16:31
Replies: 159
Views: 45,775
Posted By Dairyground

Why don't all those who believe that Australia...

Why don't all those who believe that Australia was invaded renounce their citizenship and attempt to return to wherever it was their ancestors came from?
20th Feb 2018, 16:42
Replies: 70
Views: 13,714
Posted By Dairyground

In the late 1960s Manchester gave free access to...

In the late 1960s Manchester gave free access to the roof of the terminal (now T1 and T3) and to the international pier. I am not sure about the domestic pier (which became the initial part of T3). ...
25th Jan 2018, 15:45
Replies: 17
Views: 5,143
Posted By Dairyground

How about a small stretch of the A380, primarily...

How about a small stretch of the A380, primarily to increase freight capacity, but also to keep engineers busy in the short term.


The A320 family is probably coming to the end of its stretch...
Forum: Tech Log
20th Jan 2018, 14:44
Replies: 46
Views: 9,737
Posted By Dairyground

DC is used for long-distance (tens of miles or...

DC is used for long-distance (tens of miles or more) under(salt)water power links such as those between England and France. I have not investigated the rationale for choosing DC, but assume that an...
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