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30th Sep 2019, 09:42
Replies: 267
Views: 253,727
Posted By flynerd

I doubt that. The mass of the fuselage would be...

I doubt that. The mass of the fuselage would be the same with or without winglets. So the load on the pickle forks would not be altered by the addition of winglets or bigger wings or whatever.......
22nd Aug 2019, 08:43
Replies: 3,288
Views: 2,871,598
Posted By flynerd

The molecules in that fuel are already billions...

The molecules in that fuel are already billions of years old.
19th Aug 2019, 05:46
Replies: 80
Views: 117,764
Posted By flynerd

Collision with a planet.

Collision with a planet.
28th Jul 2019, 09:19
Replies: 3,288
Views: 2,871,598
Posted By flynerd

I would guess that MCAS is written in ADA....

I would guess that MCAS is written in ADA. Probably no "bit bucket" as ADA is designed to :...



FN
24th May 2019, 09:38
Replies: 193
Views: 62,126
Posted By flynerd

Yes, it is a complex issue, but can you tell us,...

Yes, it is a complex issue, but can you tell us, whether equilibrium might occur in 100 years, or in 100 Billion years.

I do acknowledge that we, as a human race, should not continue releasing CO2...
24th May 2019, 05:40
Replies: 193
Views: 62,126
Posted By flynerd

Arrow We Await CO2 Equilibrium

As the level of atmospheric CO2 rises, we are witnessing more cloud, and greater storms.

This produces more precipitation, which plant life loves.

More plant growth will lead to plants...
4th Apr 2019, 08:27
Replies: 11
Views: 7,188
Posted By flynerd

I watched the AJ youtube and it appears he has...

I watched the AJ youtube and it appears he has had his teeth fixed since he joined jetstar. Now when he smiles I see the keyboard from a grand piano. Way over done...
Forum: Tech Log
31st Mar 2019, 09:15
Replies: 12
Views: 3,291
Posted By flynerd

Thumbs up Many thanks for explaining it thus. I have been...

Many thanks for explaining it thus. I have been SLF into LAX many times on QF and this has happened a lot. Crew have often pre-warned us, but have never explained the "Why". Maybe even they did not...
24th Feb 2019, 00:47
Replies: 172
Views: 198,199
Posted By flynerd

Well worth ignoring that picture showing a RR...

Well worth ignoring that picture showing a RR power plant and double wheel bogies. It is of another aircraft type unless they also changed the hull by removing an over-wing emergency exit to LN-BKE.
18th Sep 2018, 04:26
Replies: 39
Views: 10,652
Posted By flynerd

Syrians Shoot Down Russian Reconnaissance

Oh Dear. Looks like a nasty mistake.

Russian spy plane carrying 14 people 'accidentally shot down' by Syrian anti-aircraft battery - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)...
18th Aug 2018, 21:38
Replies: 44
Views: 25,030
Posted By flynerd

And I agree, now that I have looked at the other...

And I agree, now that I have looked at the other photos. Thanks for heads-up.

FN
17th Aug 2018, 22:32
Replies: 44
Views: 25,030
Posted By flynerd

Looks to me based upon the purported touchdown...

Looks to me based upon the purported touchdown video and the end result, that they may have omitted to lower the UC.

FN.
27th Jul 2018, 00:23
Replies: 108
Views: 49,887
Posted By flynerd

How about a pitot design change that enables them...

How about a pitot design change that enables them to be momentarily rotated 180 degrees and thus enable them to be self clearing? It could get rid of covers, mud-dobber nests, ice, insects.

Flyn.
14th Jun 2018, 09:49
Replies: 5
Views: 4,477
Posted By flynerd

Air Niugini Dash-8 Burnt by Protestors

Pretty sad end there.

Angry protesters burn passenger plane after PNG Highlands' election result - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)...
11th Apr 2017, 03:44
Replies: 1,174
Views: 358,826
Posted By flynerd

He did not just BUY ticket

It is not as simple as him just "buying a ticket"
From United's own web site, he made a BOOKING. Subtle, but important difference.

http://oil710.com/blf/united-book-travel.jpg
12th Jan 2017, 09:10
Replies: 155
Views: 70,988
Posted By flynerd

And from the news.abc.com.au site Tiger are going...

And from the news.abc.com.au site Tiger are going to oblige with one 738...



Dang, I would NOT want to be on that flight back to OZ.
24th Dec 2016, 05:29
Replies: 159
Views: 163,281
Posted By flynerd

If you slow down the video filmed from the right...

If you slow down the video filmed from the right side of the aircraft, then something happened about 5 seconds before it hit the fence. Maybe that was the right inner flap coming off. Then there is a...
4th Oct 2016, 11:12
Replies: 82
Views: 30,560
Posted By flynerd

Drink. FLY. BEHAVE.

I enjoy a drink. I fly a lot. I behave. Had one bad experience with a bunch of golfers new orleans-Orlando. Swearing, consuming booze they brought with them. Disgusting.
15th Sep 2016, 09:14
Replies: 1,749
Views: 1,943,396
Posted By flynerd

7B. Nope, didn't forget, but I'm just sayin' that...

7B. Nope, didn't forget, but I'm just sayin' that at that stage they believed they were "protected" by the automation (and training) as the TOGA had been pressed.

But I imagine, with hands on...
15th Sep 2016, 08:49
Replies: 1,749
Views: 1,943,396
Posted By flynerd

In this case I see that there were a few factors...

In this case I see that there were a few factors restricting their flying decisions...

1: Windshear: headwind turned to a tail wind so they landed long.
2: Long Landing not pilot fault but an OK...
16th Aug 2016, 07:54
Replies: 1,749
Views: 1,943,396
Posted By flynerd

Perhaps there is need for Gear-Up Inhibit logic. ...

Perhaps there is need for Gear-Up Inhibit logic.
If ( on 2 engine) if not at least one engine spooled up and producing 90% thrust, stop gear from coming up.
If 4 engines, at least 3 engines not at...
27th Jun 2016, 21:27
Replies: 872
Views: 434,524
Posted By flynerd

Passenger Initiated Evacuation @SB and...

Passenger Initiated Evacuation


@SB and others. Watching the available videos of the AC on fire, the red flashing beacon was on. To me this indicates engine(s) still running.
Not a good idea to...
24th Apr 2016, 00:34
Replies: 82
Views: 37,268
Posted By flynerd

Looking at the live feed from post #1... Why is...

Looking at the live feed from post #1... Why is he flying West again? perhaps too early for film crews... Close to Golden Gate Bridge.
24th Feb 2016, 09:02
Replies: 24
Views: 13,724
Posted By flynerd

Looks Bad

Latest report I see is that firey wreckage found. No survivors.
R.I.P.
Forum: Tech Log
16th Feb 2016, 22:04
Replies: 75
Views: 14,021
Posted By flynerd

Easy. Airline provides just 1 service desk. Then...

Easy. Airline provides just 1 service desk. Then as each person takes around 5 minutes to deal with = 12 per hour... 1600/12 = 133 hours to handle the queue.

Then, you have 5 days to work through...
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