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15th Sep 2020, 15:50
Replies: 26
Views: 10,397
Posted By Joe_K

Image is from Shutterstock (can be found here:...

Image is from Shutterstock (can be found here: https://www.shutterstock.com/image-photo/military-silhouettes-soldiers-airforce-against-backdrop-400783420) and was uploaded there by a guy named Артур...
14th Sep 2020, 09:06
Replies: 62
Views: 32,875
Posted By Joe_K

"The manufacturing process uses laser measurement...

"The manufacturing process uses laser measurement to precisely align the barrel sections and to predict the size of any shims needed. Kowal said the flaw arose when “software notification designed to...
20th Jul 2020, 05:40
Replies: 59
Views: 25,645
Posted By Joe_K

On the bottom of page 30 it says "Le CDB confirme...

On the bottom of page 30 it says "Le CDB confirme avoir fait part de cet événement, par «Air Safety Report» et par téléphone, au management de RAM EXPRESS en tant qu’impact d’oiseau,...
6th Jul 2020, 09:27
Replies: 43
Views: 26,779
Posted By Joe_K

There's social media footage showing a seemingly...

There's social media footage showing a seemingly intact jet stood in the middle of the road, with the cabin on fire. Leads me to think the aircraft made a controlled landing, prior to catching fire.
1st Dec 2019, 06:54
Replies: 50
Views: 30,128
Posted By Joe_K

What do you expect at 06:45 on a Sunday? Intern...

What do you expect at 06:45 on a Sunday? Intern messed up and pulled a mislabelled photo from the database. Should be rectified once a grownup wakes up.
11th Aug 2019, 20:22
Replies: 13
Views: 11,973
Posted By Joe_K

You are sure that a gas-fired power station in...

You are sure that a gas-fired power station in Bedfordshire and a windfarm in the North Sea off the Yorkshire coast going offline at the same time were caused by a thunderstorm over Newcastle...
9th Aug 2019, 19:19
Replies: 13
Views: 11,973
Posted By Joe_K

They're quoting a statement from one of the power...

They're quoting a statement from one of the power companies, referring to a "generator" on the National Grid. Or in regular English: a power station.

EDIT: the power station in question appears to...
5th Aug 2019, 11:12
Replies: 104
Views: 80,703
Posted By Joe_K

That's the definition of a functional alcoholic....

That's the definition of a functional alcoholic. Worse performance when sober due to alcohol withdrawal syndrome.
20th Jul 2019, 23:07
Replies: 27
Views: 19,314
Posted By Joe_K

"Airbus has revealed a hybrid-electric 80-seat...

"Airbus has revealed a hybrid-electric 80-seat airliner design – with "feathered" wing and tail structures mimicking an eagle or falcon.

However, the 1m (3ft)-long model, dubbed Bird of Prey, is...
5th Jul 2019, 20:31
Replies: 18
Views: 7,428
Posted By Joe_K

CAA even have a webpage on this:...

CAA even have a webpage on this: https://www.caa.co.uk/Commercial-industry/Aircraft/Unmanned-aircraft/Large-unmanned-aircraft/

"Unlike small drones, unmanned aircraft with an operating mass of...
2nd Jul 2019, 12:23
Replies: 63
Views: 64,569
Posted By Joe_K

The clue is in the second sentence of the report:...

The clue is in the second sentence of the report: "The BEA represents France, State of Operator, State of Registry and State of Design of the aircraft."
Politics...
EDIT: also striking when reading...
24th Jun 2019, 07:38
Replies: 17
Views: 10,383
Posted By Joe_K

Article says "she fell asleep in a row of seats...

Article says "she fell asleep in a row of seats on a nearly empty flight". Somehow makes it sound as if she was not in a seated position during landing...
23rd Jun 2019, 21:52
Replies: 80
Views: 51,509
Posted By Joe_K

Seriously? From a journalism point of view that's...

Seriously? From a journalism point of view that's what the story is: people in Essex and Cambridgeshire heard a loud bang and rang the police to complain. Just like they always complain when they...
3rd Jun 2019, 07:53
Replies: 44
Views: 35,788
Posted By Joe_K

It is literally the first thing you see when you...

It is literally the first thing you see when you open the FAA website. With the heading "FAA Updates on Boeing 737 MAX"...
17th May 2019, 11:19
Replies: 6
Views: 3,717
Posted By Joe_K

I thought the existing 4 aircraft would remain in...

I thought the existing 4 aircraft would remain in VIE and the "new base" in AMS was 3 aircraft and 7 routes which they are taking over from their parent Vueling?
13th May 2019, 08:35
Replies: 39
Views: 17,254
Posted By Joe_K

Jealous husband/boyfriend? Initial impact seems...

Jealous husband/boyfriend? Initial impact seems to be aimed at the cockpit area...
7th May 2019, 13:43
Replies: 483
Views: 953,241
Posted By Joe_K

The question is: why do airlines encourage PAX to...

The question is: why do airlines encourage PAX to bring as much crap as possible into the cabin. "To generate revenue" can't be the answer, as quite a bit of the hand luggage then goes into the hold,...
13th Mar 2019, 06:39
Replies: 5,120
Views: 10,489,584
Posted By Joe_K

And that, ladies and gentlemen, is complete...

And that, ladies and gentlemen, is complete bullshit. Porsche only built the 911 from 1963 until 1989. The model that is sold today under the marketing designation 911 has zero commonality (other...
10th Mar 2019, 14:07
Replies: 27
Views: 33,718
Posted By Joe_K

[/LEFT] Randomly clicking the first link on...

[/LEFT]
Randomly clicking the first link on Google about this yields:
"Un porte-parole d'Air France à Paris joint par l'AFP a précisé que "Techniquement , c'est ce qu'on appelle un pompage...
24th Jan 2019, 15:09
Replies: 16
Views: 11,666
Posted By Joe_K

It's a thing in Japanese culture. Taxi drivers...

It's a thing in Japanese culture. Taxi drivers wear white gloves, police officers wear white gloves, the UPS delivery guy wears white gloves. Seems to be associated with a perception of...
14th Jan 2019, 15:15
Replies: 80
Views: 22,777
Posted By Joe_K

Unlikely indeed, since the article states: ...

Unlikely indeed, since the article states:
"'The co-pilot came and sat with us on the floor and said he just wanted to thank us for our co-operation and understanding. He said that how calm we were...
12th Jan 2019, 10:12
Replies: 65
Views: 67,165
Posted By Joe_K

"(d) Aircraft flew approximately ninety-three...

"(d) Aircraft flew approximately ninety-three hours after" the 10,004 hours, so the blade would have had 10,097 hours at time of failure.
23rd Dec 2018, 19:55
Replies: 1,178
Views: 714,313
Posted By Joe_K

Thanks. Hefty tariff: "A person who commits an...

Thanks. Hefty tariff: "A person who commits an offence under this section is liable on conviction on indictment to imprisonment for life." Has there ever been a conviction under this?
23rd Dec 2018, 16:08
Replies: 1,178
Views: 714,313
Posted By Joe_K

The reporting was that the Crawley couple were...

The reporting was that the Crawley couple were "detained on suspicion of disrupting services of civil aviation aerodrome to endanger or likely to endanger safety of operations or persons". Not sure...
22nd Dec 2018, 22:56
Replies: 1,178
Views: 714,313
Posted By Joe_K

How sophisticated a drone are we talking about?...

How sophisticated a drone are we talking about? Drones have an "Inertial Measurement Unit" which is what they use to stabilize themselves. If you have one of the bigger aerial work drones which are...
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