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7th Jan 2010, 13:47
Replies: 12
Views: 1,968
Posted By Rainboe

If you go to Bing.com and input Chidham, look at...

If you go to Bing.com and input Chidham, look at the west side of the peninsular and you can see where a stick of bombs fell in a north/south direction, and one didn't explode, and you can locate...
Forum: Tech Log
7th Jan 2010, 13:27
Replies: 24
Views: 3,033
Posted By Rainboe

The screen is too small for the Sony Reader. The...

The screen is too small for the Sony Reader. The big 10 inch (about 24 cms) Kindle looks a lot better and a piece of kit worth consideration! PDF manuals are a total pain to read if you cannot...
6th Jan 2010, 20:44
Replies: 2
Views: 3,653
Posted By Rainboe

Very interesting! I just remember the original...

Very interesting! I just remember the original series. very groundbreaking stuff for a UK that was still very unworldly. There was a wildlife couple who did the equivalent with animals, Armand and...
6th Jan 2010, 20:28
Replies: 2,748
Views: 726,989
Posted By Rainboe

New livery? Hopefully retro- a blue/white colour...

New livery? Hopefully retro- a blue/white colour scheme with blue fin and a giant gold 'speedbird' on the tail. Not a flag carrier anymore, so ditch the flag and all the garish red. Large BOAC...
Forum: Questions
6th Jan 2010, 20:19
Replies: 41
Views: 7,663
Posted By Rainboe

'Toy trains'! Why aren't the thousands of trains...

'Toy trains'! Why aren't the thousands of trains running across Europe and the US/Canada running driverless if unmanned is so good? If they can't sort out complex enough technology to control...
Forum: Questions
6th Jan 2010, 13:45
Replies: 41
Views: 7,663
Posted By Rainboe

To put this one to rest- when I take a train,...

To put this one to rest- when I take a train, there is still a driver on board! Now I know the navigation must be a problem (like you have a choice?), and deciding what altitude to fly at (like you...
Forum: Tech Log
6th Jan 2010, 13:28
Replies: 13
Views: 4,983
Posted By Rainboe

I always understood that if there are no descent...

I always understood that if there are no descent winds entered, it works on the cruise wind washing out to zero during the descent. I find it generally calculates descents fairly well if you put the...
6th Jan 2010, 13:19
Replies: 3,239
Views: 960,769
Posted By Rainboe

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2nd Jan 2010, 17:58
Replies: 44
Views: 9,023
Posted By Rainboe

Completely agree. BALPA carries out more studies...

Completely agree. BALPA carries out more studies and technical matters than any other association on behalf of its members. And it represents them well. When things go wrong, BALPA is behind you...
Forum: Questions
1st Jan 2010, 16:54
Replies: 62
Views: 10,374
Posted By Rainboe

How do you know they are inebriated or bringing a...

How do you know they are inebriated or bringing a frightened infant or uncontrollable chatterboxes until they are in the FD? The cabin crew didn't know them- they just relayed the request to the FD.
1st Jan 2010, 16:46
Replies: 823
Views: 181,777
Posted By Rainboe

That surgeon thing is a good analogy. Having...

That surgeon thing is a good analogy. Having every Tom, Dick and Harry blunder in with a opinion on what was going on in that aeroplane and how inter crew relationships should be conducted is akin to...
Forum: Questions
1st Jan 2010, 13:46
Replies: 62
Views: 10,374
Posted By Rainboe

You can't mean that! Yes, the rules are far...

You can't mean that!

Yes, the rules are far too draconian. I can't take ATC on look-see trips, no family or other airline colleagues on the FD- it's ridiculous. But this thread has been about the...
1st Jan 2010, 13:27
Replies: 823
Views: 181,777
Posted By Rainboe

Most professionals are tired of ill-informed...

Most professionals are tired of ill-informed comment being made by everyone who thinks they are a sudden instant expert on CRM, command authority, running an aeroplane moving at 600mph and human...
1st Jan 2010, 08:13
Replies: 359
Views: 96,591
Posted By Rainboe

Talk like that is unwelcome here. Who cares what...

Talk like that is unwelcome here. Who cares what a hick website says about who is next to go bust? You should be more sensitive.

Mods- can you please stop talk like that here? Such posts do...
Forum: Questions
1st Jan 2010, 08:09
Replies: 62
Views: 10,374
Posted By Rainboe

Look, we don't need to justify the security rules...

Look, we don't need to justify the security rules to 'aviation fans' with no experience- if other airlines want to go around breaking them into or out of the UK, and the DfT hears about it, then I...
Forum: Tech Log
1st Jan 2010, 07:50
Replies: 4
Views: 1,094
Posted By Rainboe

We fill up with what we need into jerrycans, then...

We fill up with what we need into jerrycans, then drive to the airfield and fill up. I have to say in all my aviation career with about 400 hours now in pistons, I have never found water in fuel....
1st Jan 2010, 07:35
Replies: 823
Views: 181,777
Posted By Rainboe

letterman, I don't think people are prepared to...

letterman, I don't think people are prepared to take such pronouncements of opinion from an unknown newbie with no history who makes no mention of experience or expertise in the industry. So I...
Forum: Questions
30th Dec 2009, 19:01
Replies: 6
Views: 1,253
Posted By Rainboe

For large aircraft holding, the 4 minute hold is...

For large aircraft holding, the 4 minute hold is dispensed with. Timing is adjusted for a one minute leg on the outbound sector, plus or minus an allowance for wind component, and allowing a drift...
Forum: Tech Log
30th Dec 2009, 18:49
Replies: 40
Views: 7,802
Posted By Rainboe

I'm not sure I know what to make of this advice: ...

I'm not sure I know what to make of this advice:

Most planes I have ever flown have selcal armed and ready to go and no ability to switch off. It doesn't matter what you tune your HF to, you can...
Forum: Tech Log
29th Dec 2009, 15:49
Replies: 4
Views: 1,094
Posted By Rainboe

We just go to Shell or BP for our Rotax. No need...

We just go to Shell or BP for our Rotax. No need to even get Premium grade, just ordinary Mogas.

Are you concerned about static on refuelling the aircraft? Do you use plastic or metal jerrycans?
Forum: Jet Blast
29th Dec 2009, 15:26
Replies: 137
Views: 7,692
Posted By Rainboe

He didn't 'come to China to try and get a...

He didn't 'come to China to try and get a recording contract', he came to smuggle in enough heroin to kill 28,000 people, and they fried him for it. That's their law, they have the same problem the...
29th Dec 2009, 15:15
Replies: 30
Views: 2,458
Posted By Rainboe

3.5.6 seems more stable, but with the previous...

3.5.6 seems more stable, but with the previous version, I was experienced a crash a day with lots of tabs open, followed by a message 'woops, this is embarrassing, Firefox seems to be having trouble...
Forum: Questions
29th Dec 2009, 08:06
Replies: 6
Views: 1,253
Posted By Rainboe

A rate 1 turn is impossible to achieve at high...

A rate 1 turn is impossible to achieve at high TAS. Once you get above piston twin speeds, you cannot achieve a rate 1 turn as bank angles are normally limited to 25 degrees. As TAS goes up, a 25...
Forum: Tech Log
28th Dec 2009, 14:41
Replies: 13
Views: 2,257
Posted By Rainboe

No. An examination of energy use quickly confirms...

No. An examination of energy use quickly confirms it's nonsense, along with the formation flying rubbish! I have no wish to be 'kangaroo hopping' across the Atlantic for 8 hours thankyou. The fuel...
28th Dec 2009, 07:59
Replies: 51
Views: 5,373
Posted By Rainboe

Well EJ bumped me off a Tenerife on a full fare...

Well EJ bumped me off a Tenerife on a full fare commercial ticket early on a Sunday morning. I was travelling out for duty out of Tenerife next day on another airline. When I asked when they could...
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