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13th Oct 2019, 20:44
Replies: 21
Views: 13,822
Posted By phiggsbroadband

If you only saw the tow bar being disconnected,...

If you only saw the tow bar being disconnected, note what the right wing does to the lighting tower.
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11th Oct 2019, 23:36
Replies: 227
Views: 265,278
Posted By phiggsbroadband

. The NTSB video clearly shows two curving skid...

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The NTSB video clearly shows two curving skid marks for most of the distance from the lights to the de-icing area. If he was too fast at the threshold, the wings would still be producing...
Forum: Tech Log
6th Oct 2019, 15:35
Replies: 15
Views: 1,288
Posted By phiggsbroadband

Have you forgot to factor in the fact that you...

Have you forgot to factor in the fact that you will be taking off with cooler engines..? A five/ten minute taxy will warm most of the engine lubricant much more than just starting one minute before...
17th Aug 2016, 12:24
Replies: 15
Views: 5,808
Posted By phiggsbroadband

To put this into context, do you fly a Cessna 150...

To put this into context, do you fly a Cessna 150 or a Boeing 787 ?
The pressure difference will all depend upon the number of Isobars you cross, just like crossing Time-Zones. If you fly a C150...
16th Aug 2016, 12:32
Replies: 73
Views: 34,817
Posted By phiggsbroadband

Looks like they are still removing melted...

Looks like they are still removing melted aluminium this Tuesday, if the Notams are anything to go by.
Saw a Chinook, with underslung hook mechanism, returning towards Shawbury or Cosford a couple...
8th Aug 2016, 15:15
Replies: 13
Views: 3,324
Posted By phiggsbroadband

Looking at ORS4 No 1124, Paragraph 3b suggests...

Looking at ORS4 No 1124, Paragraph 3b suggests we are allowed to fly a practice landing down to 'zero' ft. into a country field, as long as the farmer or his tractor are not in it....


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25th Jul 2016, 10:25
Replies: 17
Views: 2,304
Posted By phiggsbroadband

So calling up Heathrow Tower and 'Requesting...

So calling up Heathrow Tower and 'Requesting route North to South, through your overhead at 1200ft', might work eh?
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19th Jul 2016, 10:16
Replies: 10
Views: 4,303
Posted By phiggsbroadband

Thanks for your comprehensive reply TEEEJ. ...

Thanks for your comprehensive reply TEEEJ.


It's nice to know S.C.Crow researched this, way back in 1970.


It appears that the regular patterns are caused by the cyclic interaction of the...
19th Jul 2016, 08:27
Replies: 17
Views: 2,304
Posted By phiggsbroadband

NATS makes London atz class D

Looks like we are having some more EU harmonisation.... London CTR has become Class D, so now GA vfr flights can route through it.


Change is coming to the London CTR - NATS...
Forum: Tech Log
17th Jul 2016, 12:18
Replies: 20
Views: 9,135
Posted By phiggsbroadband

Omeish you forgot to tell us where this...

Omeish you forgot to tell us where this occurred...


On the taxiway? At Take-Off? or in the Cruise?
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Forum: ATC Issues
17th Jul 2016, 11:57
Replies: 25
Views: 9,407
Posted By phiggsbroadband

I think the increased separation (from 2 minutes...

I think the increased separation (from 2 minutes to 3 minutes.) applies to the second aircraft, if the first aircraft has departed from an intermediate point.


This is because the wake turbulence...
14th Jul 2016, 09:52
13th Jul 2016, 16:19
Replies: 69
Views: 13,763
Posted By phiggsbroadband

Well lets be practical, and more logical.... ...

Well lets be practical, and more logical....


A Flying School is in the business of providing 'experience flights' to
members of the public, and PPL training. So the passenger, or student, will...
12th Jul 2016, 20:39
Replies: 10
Views: 4,303
Posted By phiggsbroadband

Why regular 'Irregularities' in Contrails?

Having seen many contrails over 'Wallasey', they all seem to have a regular continuous rhythm in their dispersal. Some have more than one 'frequency' present; with a quick pattern (every ~3...
8th Jul 2016, 19:26
Replies: 20
Views: 7,149
Posted By phiggsbroadband

The aeros will be the Golding Barrett Trophy BAeA...

The aeros will be the Golding Barrett Trophy BAeA Competition, over the weekend 9/10 July. This is usually only a slightly busy period, so keep listening to Sleap radio on 122.45 from 30 miles out,...
27th Jun 2016, 19:59
Replies: 32
Views: 12,841
Posted By phiggsbroadband

Hardwich is near Norwich (England). ...

Hardwich is near Norwich (England).


Abergavenny (Wales) is more likely, 500m x 25m Grass. The road is the A40.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=itojBH03OtU
23rd Jun 2016, 20:27
Replies: 16
Views: 3,114
Posted By phiggsbroadband

Sorry to spoil your Parade, but.... I think...

Sorry to spoil your Parade, but.... I think your original tests may only be valid at one condition. Maybe with the C of G in a more rearward position you could have got a better pitch attitude...
Forum: Questions
11th Jun 2016, 11:15
Replies: 8
Views: 3,948
Posted By phiggsbroadband

There is one other factor to be taken into...

There is one other factor to be taken into account... Will you be able to get out of there?


You would not want to be the last person to land, at say The Isle of Man, and then have to wait ten...
19th May 2016, 09:55
Replies: 8
Views: 3,644
Posted By phiggsbroadband

Maybe if it wasn't painted camouflage...

Maybe if it wasn't painted camouflage hedge-green, it would be more easily seen from above....
Forum: Questions
13th May 2016, 17:50
Replies: 9
Views: 2,625
Posted By phiggsbroadband

Maybe the initial question was specifically...

Maybe the initial question was specifically related to the 737 type of aircraft, ( vs. an axial thrust Eurofighter), Where the increased drag of a windmilling engine, on the end of a pylon, already...
Forum: Questions
12th May 2016, 12:12
Replies: 9
Views: 2,625
Posted By phiggsbroadband

Hi Guys, I think you have missed the first lesson...

Hi Guys, I think you have missed the first lesson of any flight training, that to descend or climb you just use the throttles. Changing the Pitch Attitude will increase or decrease the speed.

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Forum: Questions
11th May 2016, 13:26
Replies: 14
Views: 4,280
Posted By phiggsbroadband

Thanks Ecam.... looks like it's painted Rolls...

Thanks Ecam.... looks like it's painted Rolls Royce Regal Red, which might be a step in the right direction... Hi.
Forum: Questions
11th May 2016, 11:22
Replies: 14
Views: 4,280
Posted By phiggsbroadband

777 with Folding Wing-tips?

I have just heard from a fairly reliable source that Boeing are doing a 777 with folding wing-tips, so that it can fit into smallish stands. Anyone know the full story?
11th May 2016, 07:59
Replies: 23
Views: 4,066
Posted By phiggsbroadband

But how do you get to the suction filter without...

But how do you get to the suction filter without removing the engine cowls ?


Simple.... Just remove all the Instrument Panel.... !


btw... There is a quick drain facility on Piper...
14th Apr 2016, 12:11
Replies: 21
Views: 15,961
Posted By phiggsbroadband

Looks perfectly serviceable to me, for the flight...

Looks perfectly serviceable to me, for the flight back to base....


The Missing Wheel is most likely bobbing around in the Pacific Ocean, complete with its bearings and associated grease.

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