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19th Mar 2019, 22:46
Replies: 13,089
Views: 1,410,604
Posted By dixi188

Nice to see the Buffalo Electra still in...

Nice to see the Buffalo Electra still in "Atlantic" colours.
Forum: Jet Blast
14th Mar 2019, 22:35
Replies: 15
Views: 1,098
Posted By dixi188

HiFx is the company I have used. Always a good...

HiFx is the company I have used.
Always a good rate for larger amounts. 5000+.
Biggest I did was 63000 Euros. (Redundancy money)
Transfer done in about 3 days.
Forum: Jet Blast
14th Mar 2019, 11:09
Replies: 39
Views: 3,632
Posted By dixi188

On radio 4 someone was saying that Ground Source...

On radio 4 someone was saying that Ground Source Heat Pumps were the way forward. I wouldn't think the installation costs at build would be very high as lots of hole digging goes on anyway.
I think...
12th Mar 2019, 11:46
Replies: 13,089
Views: 1,410,604
Posted By dixi188

Is that two Danish flags on the right. Trees on a...

Is that two Danish flags on the right. Trees on a hill in the background with Nordic looking house.
How about Copenhagen?
Forum: Jet Blast
11th Mar 2019, 21:01
Replies: 90
Views: 28,721
Posted By dixi188

I thought it was a Phantom that attacked a...

I thought it was a Phantom that attacked a Jaguar.:)
11th Mar 2019, 02:39
Replies: 1
Views: 452
Posted By dixi188

No idea about the regulations, but the CFM56 had...

No idea about the regulations, but the CFM56 had serious issues with a flock of starlings at Rome Ciampino on 10th Nov 2008. (Ryanair 4102)
10th Mar 2019, 20:39
Replies: 24
Views: 26,671
Posted By dixi188

Can you do a three engine ferry flight with an...

Can you do a three engine ferry flight with an A380?
8th Mar 2019, 15:02
Replies: 291
Views: 73,039
Posted By dixi188

On the chart "LHR inbound routes in 1969": the...

On the chart "LHR inbound routes in 1969": the runway layout is drawn much enlarged and hence the NDB beacons don't line up with the runways but are in the correct position in relation to other items...
Forum: Tech Log
8th Mar 2019, 14:37
Replies: 17
Views: 1,984
Posted By dixi188

I don't know that engine, but, assuming it is...

I don't know that engine, but, assuming it is FADEC controlled, I think that action of selecting Anti-Ice on would tell the FADEC to increase the fuel slightly to compensate for the loss of power due...
Forum: Tech Log
28th Feb 2019, 11:39
Replies: 55
Views: 14,200
Posted By dixi188

And Concorde.

And Concorde.
Forum: Tech Log
27th Feb 2019, 11:47
Replies: 42
Views: 8,401
Posted By dixi188

Cloudtopper Originally Posted by [b]dixi188...

Cloudtopper

Originally Posted by [b]dixi188 https://www.pprune.org/images/buttons/viewpost.gif...
Forum: Freight Dogs
25th Feb 2019, 10:22
Replies: 37
Views: 18,513
Posted By dixi188

Well it's been at Hurn (BOH) for over 15 years...

Well it's been at Hurn (BOH) for over 15 years stored in the open, and this is not the best place to keep an aircraft. It's not a dry desert climate but a temperate damp one and only 4 miles from the...
24th Feb 2019, 19:29
Replies: 13,089
Views: 1,410,604
Posted By dixi188

A Skyvan with 5 bladed props, when did that...

A Skyvan with 5 bladed props, when did that happen?
We had 3 blades in Oman and then modified to 4 blades.
Forum: Tech Log
23rd Feb 2019, 08:42
Replies: 42
Views: 8,401
Posted By dixi188

Overweight landing only when you have no time to...

Overweight landing only when you have no time to dump!
Why cook the brakes and tyres?
22nd Feb 2019, 10:46
Replies: 557
Views: 221,133
Posted By dixi188

Not flown into BOH for about 14 years but as 26...

Not flown into BOH for about 14 years but as 26 now has "Magic Carpet" Touch down zone lighting, I assume it is Cat III and therefore 400M RVR should not be a problem for an A320.
21st Feb 2019, 08:11
Replies: 2
Views: 1,381
Posted By dixi188

At BCAL we used to do a 707 D check in 6 weeks,...

At BCAL we used to do a 707 D check in 6 weeks, but that was with 30+ people on days and 15+ on nights working 6/7 days a week 12 hours shifts. This usually included a paint job.
So I guess with...
Forum: Questions
17th Feb 2019, 13:58
Replies: 42
Views: 8,215
Posted By dixi188

When I started my apprenticeship in 1969, I was...

When I started my apprenticeship in 1969, I was told by a college lecturer that we were going metric in 1971, but unfortunately we had to learn Imperial measure for the first two years, after that we...
8th Feb 2019, 15:15
Replies: 37
Views: 15,670
Posted By dixi188

Why is the gear not retracting? Our call was...

Why is the gear not retracting?
Our call was "Go Around, Flaps, - Positive rate, Gear Up."
Or did they think they might have broken something?
8th Feb 2019, 15:08
Replies: 55
Views: 35,358
Posted By dixi188

GE still shows the Laker hangar. It's the BCAL...

GE still shows the Laker hangar. It's the BCAL ones that are gone, unless that is out of date.
4th Feb 2019, 07:33
Replies: 12
Views: 1,585
Posted By dixi188

Flew the square tipped Aero Products Electra...

Flew the square tipped Aero Products Electra only, but we leased a Hamilton Standard prop Electra that some of our crews flew, and they reckoned it was 10 to 15 knots faster in the cruise.
Of course...
Forum: Tech Log
22nd Jan 2019, 11:56
Replies: 4
Views: 1,443
Posted By dixi188

It used to be in the Air Navigation Order under...

It used to be in the Air Navigation Order under Schedule 4, Equipment to be carried. I guess there is an EASA equivalent.
18th Jan 2019, 10:59
Replies: 13,089
Views: 1,410,604
Posted By dixi188

Tarrant Rushton?

Tarrant Rushton?
Forum: Jet Blast
4th Jan 2019, 19:58
Replies: 28
Views: 2,004
Posted By dixi188

Where do you think all this money goes? It...

Where do you think all this money goes?
It employs people, ie. jobs so they can pay bills and tax, etc., and it's all part of the "Economy".
There's lots of spin-off technology as well.

PS....
Forum: Freight Dogs
3rd Jan 2019, 15:57
Replies: 11
Views: 4,364
Posted By dixi188

I worked in the night freight industry for over...

I worked in the night freight industry for over 20 years.
Typically on an A300, the first 5 tonnes of "High value, must be there by 9am, next day", stuff paid for the operation, the other 30 to 40...
28th Dec 2018, 18:02
Replies: 7
Views: 1,212
Posted By dixi188

There was a similar cartoon with an FAA checker...

There was a similar cartoon with an FAA checker and the lead reindeer saying "Mother!"
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