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11th Nov 2020, 17:12
Replies: 115
Views: 20,068
Posted By PerPurumTonantes

May not have been the most sensitive way of going...

May not have been the most sensitive way of going about things.

But he's absolutely right. The biggest risk to our country of climate change is war. It's not rising sea levels, we're not the...
16th Jul 2020, 18:40
Replies: 220
Views: 34,861
Posted By PerPurumTonantes

I've been called a bleeding heart liberal before,...

I've been called a bleeding heart liberal before, but I'm with OP on this one. If it was called n****r, it was called n****r and that should stay on the gravestone. If you're offended by the truth,...
3rd May 2020, 11:37
Replies: 47
Views: 14,778
Posted By PerPurumTonantes

YOU ARE THE NEW CEO OF BOEING :ok: The...

YOU ARE THE NEW CEO OF BOEING :ok:

The entire board has been sacked in a shareholder revolt and they've appointed you to turn the company round. What would you do?

Here's my 2p worth:

1)...
12th Mar 2020, 19:14
Replies: 153
Views: 155,944
Posted By PerPurumTonantes

Good luck with Homeland Security. "Italian...

Good luck with Homeland Security.

"Italian passport Sir? Step this way Sir."
16th Feb 2020, 21:26
Replies: 69
Views: 154,223
Posted By PerPurumTonantes

Big gust hits just before wheels on. Kicks rudder...

Big gust hits just before wheels on. Kicks rudder to compensate. Then wind suddenly drops and he runs out of lift. No time to de-crab or GA.

I don't buy "kicked rudder the wrong way" You just...
15th Feb 2020, 08:29
Replies: 76
Views: 33,901
Posted By PerPurumTonantes

Not going to go into AF447 yet again here. If...

Not going to go into AF447 yet again here. If your opinion is that this was the main cause then I suggest you have a look at the evidence again.
11th Feb 2020, 16:57
Replies: 40
Views: 17,638
Posted By PerPurumTonantes

Second that. I got to be able to see out. Why...

Second that. I got to be able to see out. Why else put so much effort into getting to row 0?
22nd Jan 2020, 11:33
Replies: 67
Views: 13,651
Posted By PerPurumTonantes

Agreed. The best prevention is sheer terror....

Agreed. The best prevention is sheer terror. Also, never underestimate the detrimental effect of an attractive lady on your decision making.

Having abandoned a sightseeing trip because of weather,...
13th Dec 2019, 13:00
Replies: 23
Views: 20,951
Posted By PerPurumTonantes

It's not a huge order but it shows the way the...

It's not a huge order but it shows the way the wind is boeing.

nono, you're alright, I'll get my own coat thanks.
25th Nov 2019, 10:47
Replies: 41
Views: 22,736
Posted By PerPurumTonantes

I'm not sure why you are looking forward to his...

I'm not sure why you are looking forward to his downfall so much.

I'm an entrepreneur myself, and I've had to deal with exactly the same negativity from some people. Oh it'll never work. You'll...
30th Sep 2019, 15:29
Replies: 39
Views: 39,893
Posted By PerPurumTonantes

= 638 tonnes :eek: No wonder it got a bit bent.

= 638 tonnes :eek: No wonder it got a bit bent.
23rd Sep 2019, 08:52
Replies: 4,656
Views: 4,289,490
Posted By PerPurumTonantes

Agreed. "appropriate responses to contradictory...

Agreed. "appropriate responses to contradictory indications" :rolleyes:

The appropriate response is to design your systems so they don't give contradictory indications.

Given that there will be...
5th Sep 2019, 20:09
Replies: 75
Views: 74,564
Posted By PerPurumTonantes

Air France crash: Manslaughter charges dropped...

Air France crash: Manslaughter charges dropped over 2009 disaster (https://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-49598838)

"Magistrates in France have dropped charges against Air France and Airbus over a...
3rd Sep 2019, 11:50
Replies: 103
Views: 119,806
Posted By PerPurumTonantes

ATC workload? Can't believe someone was actively...

ATC workload? Can't believe someone was actively watching that radar and failing to advise. Is VASAviation simulation accurate?

Perhaps the parallel runways at SFO so close that ATC are used to...
2nd Sep 2019, 06:50
Replies: 42
Views: 43,362
Posted By PerPurumTonantes

You won't need an aircraft to get airborne...

You won't need an aircraft to get airborne...
31st Aug 2019, 08:36
Replies: 4,656
Views: 4,289,490
Posted By PerPurumTonantes

Agreed for hardware. It's usually possible to do...

Agreed for hardware. It's usually possible to do a sensible risk assessment and say look, replacing this greased bearing with a ball race is fine because here is a stack of evidence and testing.
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30th Aug 2019, 14:22
Replies: 503
Views: 291,440
Posted By PerPurumTonantes

Having flown N, VH and G - reg aircraft, and had...

Having flown N, VH and G - reg aircraft, and had to deal with the US, Aus and UK licensing, I'd agree - it's a bureaucratic tick in the box. It is the same aircraft and the same air, and that license...
27th Aug 2019, 10:26
Replies: 61
Views: 58,534
Posted By PerPurumTonantes

Would you fly with someone who had had chicken...

Would you fly with someone who had had chicken pox in the past? What about if they'd had a heart attack? What if they were short sighted and needed glasses?

I felt suicidal once for a couple of...
23rd Aug 2019, 10:36
Replies: 4,656
Views: 4,289,490
Posted By PerPurumTonantes

They haven't been reading their PPRuNe := ...

They haven't been reading their PPRuNe :=

​​​​​​It was pointed out some time ago that if they aimed at the "average" pilot, that may leave 50% of pilots unable to cope.

They need the worst case...
Forum: Jet Blast
18th Aug 2019, 21:57
Replies: 120
Views: 30,093
Posted By PerPurumTonantes

So I'm eating nuts in row 31, you're in row 8....

So I'm eating nuts in row 31, you're in row 8. How does this affect you? I'm baffled.

If it's some kind of nut residue, how are you not affected by all the nuts on previous flights? If residue is...
10th Aug 2019, 08:39
Replies: 15
Views: 12,045
Posted By PerPurumTonantes

Comment on theregister website: "Wouldn't it be...

Comment on theregister website:
"Wouldn't it be best to let IOActive onboard a 787 and tell them, "Have at it!"? If the plane is truly unhackable, as Boeing claims, then IOActive will not be able to...
9th Aug 2019, 13:37
Replies: 4,656
Views: 4,289,490
Posted By PerPurumTonantes

If you've got friends asking what MCAS is all...

If you've got friends asking what MCAS is all about, this BBC article is a pretty good explanantion for non-technical people:

What went wrong inside Boeing's cockpit?...
8th Aug 2019, 17:16
Replies: 82
Views: 56,789
Posted By PerPurumTonantes

Leave your coat on the hook. Absolutely spot on....

Leave your coat on the hook. Absolutely spot on.

Banks are IT companies that happen to have a banking license.
Airlines are IT companies that happen to own expensive aluminium tubes.

When...
7th Aug 2019, 19:13
Replies: 82
Views: 56,789
Posted By PerPurumTonantes

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2017/06/02/british_a...

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2017/06/02/british_airways_data_centre_configuration/
"... (https://www.theregister.co.uk/2017/06/02/british_airways_data_centre_configuration/)wannabe budget airline...
6th Aug 2019, 08:45
Replies: 4,656
Views: 4,289,490
Posted By PerPurumTonantes

You have hit a particularly important nail right...

You have hit a particularly important nail right on the head Sir. Ever seen any stage magicians work? Everything they do is misdirection. They can fool people right up close to them, or even an...
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