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7th Nov 2015, 18:29
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Posted By gawbc

Apologies, here is the video I looked at ...

Apologies, here is the video I looked at

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oQi34dJis4E
7th Nov 2015, 17:43
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Views: 2,285,689
Posted By gawbc

Aircraft ID

I was intrigued about the video, I have been away and started piling through this at about page 60 not realising a video had been released.

I have no idea whether it is true of fake but what...
24th Aug 2015, 15:17
Replies: 1,087
Views: 950,426
Posted By gawbc

So you have clarified nothing other than your...

So you have clarified nothing other than your opinion, you simply know nothing about what happened from inside the cockpit.



On Radio Solent this morning an ex AAIB inspector suggested that...
24th Aug 2015, 13:08
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Views: 950,426
Posted By gawbc

Apologies RiSq, it was indeed Effluent man who...

Apologies RiSq, it was indeed Effluent man who knows what happened
24th Aug 2015, 12:50
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Views: 950,426
Posted By gawbc

(By the way I know the A27 very well, I also know...

(By the way I know the A27 very well, I also know Shoreham well having flown in and out of in many times (do you? have you?) so don't need that map thanks).

How on earth do you reach that...
24th Aug 2015, 11:31
Replies: 918
Views: 1,033,352
Posted By gawbc

Perhaps (many native English speakers can't...

Perhaps (many native English speakers can't really speak English anyway :) ), but that is a bit more specific than "floating in the sea" - basically it was not on the surface.

Rob
24th Aug 2015, 10:04
Replies: 918
Views: 1,033,352
Posted By gawbc

Well a native French speaker couldn't translate...

Well a native French speaker couldn't translate it!
24th Aug 2015, 09:30
Replies: 918
Views: 1,033,352
Posted By gawbc

Mrs gawbc is French so I asked her to translate...

Mrs gawbc is French so I asked her to translate this (even she thought it was a bit odd) but:

According to an aeronautical expert form Toulouse (actually a Toulousian) who wished to remain...
6th Aug 2015, 14:05
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Views: 1,033,352
Posted By gawbc

I did put it in inverted commas, and yes it broke...

I did put it in inverted commas, and yes it broke up but there were very large pieces ISTR.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AvtYtvd5x60

A controlled ditching surely would give even bigger...
5th Aug 2015, 16:00
Replies: 918
Views: 1,033,352
Posted By gawbc

The theory that makes the most sense is that...

The theory that makes the most sense is that someone did it all deliberately.

Occam's razor again.
4th Aug 2015, 16:05
Replies: 918
Views: 1,033,352
Posted By gawbc

Well done, I started to look through images of...

Well done, I started to look through images of sewing machines but got bored after the first 32,000!

Actually is it significant that it is a portable one? In a suitcase perhaps?

I'll answer my...
22nd Jul 2015, 16:41
Replies: 18
Views: 9,347
Posted By gawbc

Bit of a clue with the flag on the tail and the...

Bit of a clue with the flag on the tail and the wording on the Hi-Vis jackets which if I am not mistaken says, from ancient Greek, 'I am wearing this to cover someone else's arse'
Forum: Jet Blast
14th Jul 2015, 09:22
Forum: Jet Blast
9th Jul 2015, 15:11
Replies: 15
Views: 1,374
Posted By gawbc

Thanks. Hempy clearly it does, and that is...

Thanks.

Hempy clearly it does, and that is what got me thinking but I couldn't find any maths to describe it, or at least not that showed before and after v.

How is the momentum and or kinetic...
Forum: Jet Blast
9th Jul 2015, 13:36
Replies: 15
Views: 1,374
Posted By gawbc

Question for physicists, engineers, mathematicians or snooker players

Hi All

If you strike a snooker ball against the cushion due to the coefficient of restitution the ball will lose energy and therefore velocity after impact.

If you impart spin into your shot is...
11th Jun 2015, 15:47
Replies: 14
Views: 3,595
Posted By gawbc

Ha ha :)

Ha ha


:)
11th Jun 2015, 12:32
Replies: 14
Views: 3,595
Posted By gawbc

So it is true then?

So it is true then?
11th Jun 2015, 12:07
Replies: 13
Views: 5,120
Posted By gawbc

Often flies over Southampton although I suspect I...

Often flies over Southampton although I suspect I first hear it on departure from EMA
11th Jun 2015, 12:00
Replies: 14
Views: 3,595
Posted By gawbc

Question about thrust reversers

Is it me or has the use of thrust reversers decreased in recent years? Or is it just that I tend to sit at the back (or fly on prop planes a lot :-)

If it has reduced, why is that please?
Forum: ATC Issues
27th May 2015, 09:25
Replies: 11
Views: 2,797
Posted By gawbc

Of course!

Of course!
Forum: ATC Issues
26th May 2015, 17:20
Replies: 11
Views: 2,797
Posted By gawbc

Thanks for that, I won the bet! Virtual...

Thanks for that, I won the bet!

Virtual pint to you all.

Rob
Forum: ATC Issues
26th May 2015, 14:49
Replies: 11
Views: 2,797
Posted By gawbc

So is it the (boring) OM or just a judged guess...

So is it the (boring) OM or just a judged guess for the start of the turn? It is important because I will win or lose a bet!
Forum: ATC Issues
26th May 2015, 13:25
Replies: 11
Views: 2,797
Posted By gawbc

Thank you very much for the replies - can either...

Thank you very much for the replies - can either of you confirm the turn commences overhead the outer marker? Or is it just a judgement call from Solent radar?
Forum: ATC Issues
26th May 2015, 11:41
Replies: 24
Views: 8,574
Posted By gawbc

I was thinking that the person on the left looked...

I was thinking that the person on the left looked very much like a guy I knew called Trevor ???? (cannot remember surname) he was an instructor at the Air Cadets in Southampton, then a controller at...
Forum: ATC Issues
26th May 2015, 09:06
Replies: 11
Views: 2,797
Posted By gawbc

Approach from the North into Southampton (EGHI)

I am an ex-PPL (which will no doubt count against me on here, but bear with me).

When I fly back into Southampton (as SLF) and the runway in use is 20 if coming from the north then the routing is...
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