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11th Aug 2019, 16:42
Replies: 13
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Posted By bill fly

One vibrating engine can cause a vibration...

One vibrating engine can cause a vibration reading on another engine - especially on the same wing.
6th Aug 2019, 12:48
Replies: 2,016
Views: 1,716,560
Posted By bill fly

Been said many times on these threads Peter. The...

Been said many times on these threads Peter. The logic of a separate dedicated feel trim compensator is indisputable.
But the software specialists are keeping their claws in deep.
Way back,...
4th Aug 2019, 11:48
Replies: 21
Views: 17,299
Posted By bill fly

Title seems good to me - landing too. Congrats.

Title seems good to me - landing too. Congrats.
3rd Aug 2019, 18:27
Replies: 2,016
Views: 1,716,560
Posted By bill fly

Why Software

Many words have been written about software on this thread and the other Max threads.
How much software should it take to send a signal from an AoA vane to a trim motor?

I don't like the trim...
24th Jul 2019, 18:44
Replies: 22
Views: 14,270
Posted By bill fly

Youíve done all the hard work. You are set up on...

Youíve done all the hard work. You are set up on approach - a nice runway ahead.

Unless you are in a Cat111 situation (and in some a/c even then) it makes sense to adjust flaps and speed and get...
22nd Jul 2019, 09:54
Replies: 63
Views: 41,082
Posted By bill fly

Airlines donít cancel flights for no good reason....

Airlines donít cancel flights for no good reason. It costs them a lot of money and loses goodwill.
National airlines usually have a strong link to national security offices and are privy to secret...
15th Jul 2019, 16:54
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Views: 1,716,560
Posted By bill fly

fdr proposed some a few posts up...

fdr proposed some a few posts up...
14th Jul 2019, 20:10
Replies: 26
Views: 4,728
Posted By bill fly

UK firemen get shot at less than USA firemen (and...

UK firemen get shot at less than USA firemen (and ambulance men) when on the scene...
14th Jul 2019, 13:27
Replies: 2,016
Views: 1,716,560
Posted By bill fly

Thank you for the answer. Much appreciated. ...

Thank you for the answer. Much appreciated.

The engineers will not have relied solely on failure mode analysis software I imagine, but will have gone through the mechanics and electronics /...
14th Jul 2019, 09:31
Replies: 2,016
Views: 1,716,560
Posted By bill fly

J.T. I would be interested in your opinion on the...

J.T. I would be interested in your opinion on the automatic use of stabiliser trim to correct pitch feel - aside from the failure case - just as a principle?
13th Jul 2019, 07:59
Replies: 48
Views: 29,207
Posted By bill fly

Good idea Mike! But when something like that...

Good idea Mike!
But when something like that happens, drawing comparisons is to be expected.
The Air France story was a widely told myth and on that score I have no knowledge.
Was however in...
13th Jul 2019, 06:47
Replies: 44
Views: 9,522
Posted By bill fly

Just to round it off, team commanderĎs apology...

Just to round it off, team commanderĎs apology has been accepted and tea and biscuits all round.
Team had received a warning about a helicopter in the area just before arrival and while looking for...
13th Jul 2019, 06:13
Replies: 2,016
Views: 1,716,560
Posted By bill fly

Fence? In the first post on this I asked if we...

Fence? In the first post on this I asked if we were sure about the shaker.
Got the first answer that crews wouldnít want to disable because it might look bad afterwards and on that basis said he may...
13th Jul 2019, 05:56
Replies: 48
Views: 29,207
Posted By bill fly

Jumping to conclusions isnít a good idea on this...

Jumping to conclusions isnít a good idea on this forum... In 72 I joined SR. The rules were that the only place one could drink in uniform - after flight nota bene - was in the Staff restaurant or...
12th Jul 2019, 21:01
Replies: 2,016
Views: 1,716,560
Posted By bill fly

Dave, I didnít say the CB was pulled. I said that...

Dave, I didnít say the CB was pulled. I said that he may as well have pulled it as not to report continuous shaker.
12th Jul 2019, 17:59
Replies: 2,016
Views: 1,716,560
Posted By bill fly

Yep Tom, more rumours than news at the moment...

Yep Tom, more rumours than news at the moment...
12th Jul 2019, 17:55
Replies: 48
Views: 29,207
Posted By bill fly

So Longtimer, apart from being in the staff...

So Longtimer, apart from being in the staff restaurant and standing in the front galley regularly as wine was brought to the cockpit, what are your other connections to Swissair?
12th Jul 2019, 17:43
Replies: 2,016
Views: 1,716,560
Posted By bill fly

Well since he didnít report that either, he may...

Well since he didnít report that either, he may as well have pulled the CB...
12th Jul 2019, 17:34
Replies: 23
Views: 6,431
Posted By bill fly

Currently no- one has the Capacity to answer -...

Currently no- one has the Capacity to answer - Iím off Ohm
12th Jul 2019, 17:31
Replies: 2,016
Views: 1,716,560
Posted By bill fly

This has been bugging me for a while - how do we...

This has been bugging me for a while - how do we know that the shaker was on all flight?
Do we have a trace or could the CB have been pulled (3 Pilots - big book etc)?
12th Jul 2019, 15:57
Replies: 23
Views: 6,431
Posted By bill fly

Watts wrong with that?

Watts wrong with that?
12th Jul 2019, 12:34
Replies: 23
Views: 6,431
Posted By bill fly

Well it has really - Solar Impulse for instance...

Well it has really - Solar Impulse for instance had in flight charging - obviously a marginal aircraft but an impressive demo.
As for how far this ship would go with 5,000 kgs Avtur - not very far...
12th Jul 2019, 11:40
Replies: 23
Views: 6,431
Posted By bill fly

Ladies and Gentlemen, We area bit low on charge,...

Ladies and Gentlemen, We area bit low on charge, so would all passengers with iPhones and laptops and power packs please plug into the usb ports now? Thank you for the cooperation.
9th Jul 2019, 16:59
Replies: 1
Views: 1,418
Posted By bill fly

Two threads on this already in Military section

Two threads on this already in Military section
9th Jul 2019, 15:44
Replies: 2,016
Views: 1,716,560
Posted By bill fly

Good info from the sim. Next exercise is...

Good info from the sim.

Next exercise is once again flat out with trim so far fwd that it can just be held but this time crack the speed brakes and see how pitch reacts.

Again a beer for the...
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