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11th May 2019, 06:11
Replies: 93
Views: 55,532
Posted By speedbirdconcorde

The issues with Boeing run very deep. As with...

The issues with Boeing run very deep. As with most industries, money (profit) is the only reason they exist. The CEO received more than $24m last year I believe. Just like the medical device industry...
14th Mar 2019, 03:07
Replies: 5,127
Views: 10,299,179
Posted By speedbirdconcorde

“These knobs don't seem to work in flight. The...

“These knobs don't seem to work in flight. The First Officer offered to hit the SEL function in flight, to test it out, but I thought something irreversible or undesirable might happen (not knowing...
1st Aug 2018, 17:04
Replies: 178
Views: 104,891
Posted By speedbirdconcorde

I am assuming the actual aircraft in question

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=KbWLVuiLFA4
Forum: North America
22nd Aug 2017, 18:42
Replies: 5
Views: 2,976
Posted By speedbirdconcorde

Far better in Concorde in 1973 :-)

Far better in Concorde in 1973 :-)
14th Apr 2017, 01:31
Replies: 1,174
Views: 359,257
Posted By speedbirdconcorde

Absolutely the best reply yet. And, as with...

Absolutely the best reply yet. And, as with yourself, so tired of the arrogant, demeaning and intentionally disrespectful posts that litter the channel. Cheers.
22nd Mar 2014, 01:40
Replies: 11,824
Views: 21,311,445
Posted By speedbirdconcorde

Whatever the outcome..one thing HAS to...

Whatever the outcome..one thing HAS to change....aircraft should be required to 'ping' location data (sat ) more frequently...money and tech are not the problem in this case....
Forum: Tech Log
19th Sep 2011, 17:43
Replies: 46
Views: 11,829
Posted By speedbirdconcorde

As we have seen, even a static airframe under the...

As we have seen, even a static airframe under the 'protection' of a museum can suffer....there is only so much they can do without the help of those who really know Concorde... but now, AC has...
Forum: Tech Log
19th Sep 2011, 05:06
Replies: 46
Views: 11,829
Posted By speedbirdconcorde

"The main reason they are loaned to the museums,...

"The main reason they are loaned to the museums, if so BA protects its image rights and ensure that no hard can come to the a/c due to un authorised work."

What was BA's response when AD had her...
Forum: Tech Log
14th Sep 2011, 22:56
Replies: 46
Views: 11,829
Posted By speedbirdconcorde

As shaggy said..... x 2 :ok::ok:

As shaggy said..... x 2

:ok::ok:
Forum: Tech Log
15th Aug 2011, 08:33
Replies: 2,053
Views: 1,209,629
Posted By speedbirdconcorde

"Yes, with fuel prices on the rise it's the...

"Yes, with fuel prices on the rise it's the perfect time to build a fuel-guzzling aircraft."

Who said anything about building a 'fuel-guzzling aircraft' ?

Your words....certainly not...
Forum: Tech Log
11th Aug 2011, 23:05
Replies: 2,053
Views: 1,209,629
Posted By speedbirdconcorde

It certainly makes one wonder what a modern day...

It certainly makes one wonder what a modern day Concorde cockpit would look like with side sticks and glass everywhere.... would love to be a part of that design team :-) Maybe even update those...
Forum: Tech Log
9th Aug 2011, 00:09
Replies: 2,053
Views: 1,209,629
Posted By speedbirdconcorde

Wonderful 360 VR of.....

360° Virtual Reality tour of the Cockpit of Concorde by Ken McBride (http://www.kenmcbride.com/concorde/index.html)

:ok:

Check out Kens other VR images on his site...
Forum: Tech Log
3rd Aug 2011, 19:31
Replies: 1,998
Views: 401,232
Posted By speedbirdconcorde

Bear...we shall probably never know. One can...

Bear...we shall probably never know. One can assume this or that but its really irrelevant if the pilots are not alive to confirm. The only thing I believe we really know at the moment is that...
Forum: Tech Log
3rd Aug 2011, 19:02
Replies: 1,998
Views: 401,232
Posted By speedbirdconcorde

@RatherBeFlying Yes, great ideas. The one...

@RatherBeFlying

Yes, great ideas. The one thing about a display is that its not static..meaning, when things start to really go awry, designers should use the display to focus the pilots...
Forum: Tech Log
19th Jul 2011, 17:19
Replies: 1,998
Views: 401,232
Posted By speedbirdconcorde

Lets all keep in mind when discussing pilot...

Lets all keep in mind when discussing pilot action....we have had 2 YEARS to review, analyse, review, discuss...analyse...... they had minutes....NOT a situation any one of us would ever want to be...
Forum: Tech Log
11th Jul 2011, 06:24
Replies: 2,053
Views: 1,209,629
Posted By speedbirdconcorde

Just viewing some 'old' in-flight...

Just viewing some 'old' in-flight footage...gosh...she was such a beauty...have to say I've never been on any other aircraft which, during taxi, had people stop what they were doing ( servicing...
28th Jun 2011, 17:00
Replies: 41
Views: 35,318
Posted By speedbirdconcorde

Very much looking forward to reading this.... ...

Very much looking forward to reading this....

Cheers,

d
Forum: Tech Log
10th Mar 2011, 17:21
Replies: 2,053
Views: 1,209,629
Posted By speedbirdconcorde

Would love to go to a lecture....pity I am 6000...

Would love to go to a lecture....pity I am 6000 miles away :-(
Forum: Tech Log
24th Jan 2011, 05:10
Replies: 2,053
Views: 1,209,629
Posted By speedbirdconcorde

Old ? You, me and the rest of us Dude :-) Maybe...

Old ? You, me and the rest of us Dude :-) Maybe we should just say 'Wiser' ?? lol. Ah yes...what I always find fascinating is watching footage of Concorde and the automobiles of that era. Talk...
Forum: Tech Log
15th Jan 2011, 21:32
Replies: 2,053
Views: 1,209,629
Posted By speedbirdconcorde

A quick question for the technical chaps... ...

A quick question for the technical chaps...

I remember that she had 3 channels of signalling for the flight controls - 2 electrical ( 1 main and 1 standby ) with the third being mechanical. How...
Forum: Tech Log
14th Jan 2011, 04:41
Replies: 2,053
Views: 1,209,629
Posted By speedbirdconcorde

Such an amazing sight when viewing Concorde...

Such an amazing sight when viewing Concorde head-on....beauty indeed.....:ok:
Forum: Tech Log
20th Dec 2010, 08:43
Replies: 2,053
Views: 1,209,629
Posted By speedbirdconcorde

To everyone who has contributed to this thread, a...

To everyone who has contributed to this thread, a BIG thanks. It has been an absolute pleasure to read ( unlike other threads on pprune :ugh: ). The time and effort spent to share stories and...
Forum: Tech Log
15th Dec 2010, 17:11
Replies: 2,053
Views: 1,209,629
Posted By speedbirdconcorde

"I also thought it would be good to share such...

"I also thought it would be good to share such good memories on here; especially as some of her Prune detractors are having such fun over on their rumour thread."

Indeed Nick ! :ok:
Forum: Tech Log
29th Nov 2010, 22:48
Replies: 2,053
Views: 1,209,629
Posted By speedbirdconcorde

She looks amazing even as a biz jet version :-)

She looks amazing even as a biz jet version :-)
Forum: Tech Log
29th Nov 2010, 09:01
Replies: 2,053
Views: 1,209,629
Posted By speedbirdconcorde

Dude, only 5 seconds ?? I'd demand a re-edit...

Dude, only 5 seconds ?? I'd demand a re-edit mate...outrageous ! :)

Out of interest...here is a pic of AG in Seattle ( taken a while back ) and the source of a big part of this thread -...
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