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Forum: Middle East
1st Oct 2018, 08:52
Replies: 257
Views: 156,481
Posted By greg47

Gordomac

Gordo good to see you havnt lost your sense of humour. I was 1988 to 98 from the Antipides. It was a steep learning curve, but all in all they were the best company, I ever worked for and theres been...
9th Jun 2018, 14:06
Replies: 550
Views: 141,811
Posted By greg47

Wow aroa you are really something. Keep posting...

Wow aroa you are really something. Keep posting boasting. Its a great sight for the cordial drinkers . Ahh i said i would not post again .
7th Jun 2018, 02:19
Replies: 550
Views: 141,811
Posted By greg47

Of course id apologize . Like all rational...

Of course id apologize . Like all rational thinkers shes in the drink at Howland I'l go better than that ill stand naked in Queen st until arrested. Easy to be cruel but ill just opt out has been...
6th Jun 2018, 16:49
Replies: 550
Views: 141,811
Posted By greg47

yes westernhero you are right. It has been a...

yes westernhero you are right. It has been a fascination and i'm a fool. I falsely thought that the facts were out there for all to see.. And i guess i thought i could prove a false profit . Its an...
6th Jun 2018, 12:34
Replies: 550
Views: 141,811
Posted By greg47

Anyway this is joining the moon landing was done...

Anyway this is joining the moon landing was done in a Hollywood studio and as the National enquirer reported the CIA aborted my Martian love child
6th Jun 2018, 12:31
Replies: 550
Views: 141,811
Posted By greg47

I don't think David and his backers have spent...

I don't think David and his backers have spent much time in the cockpit of an aeroplane
6th Jun 2018, 11:37
Replies: 550
Views: 141,811
Posted By greg47

squawk on . Yes i should i guess . You are all...

squawk on . Yes i should i guess . You are all delusional. To think America would not want to find the wreck.There is no way she could have made ENB . David has made a conclusion and massaged...
6th Jun 2018, 10:49
Replies: 550
Views: 141,811
Posted By greg47

Wow David you certainly attract them. Aroa...

Wow David you certainly attract them. Aroa thinking he did better at 1500' is really something.
1st Jun 2018, 00:15
Replies: 550
Views: 141,811
Posted By greg47

Conso are you seriously suggesting they never got...

Conso are you seriously suggesting they never got within 300-600 miles of Howland
26th May 2018, 20:00
Replies: 550
Views: 141,811
Posted By greg47

David "The return " . Longest range cruise is...

David "The return " . Longest range cruise is best achieved at highest allowed power at best ROC speed to optimum altitude. Noonan must have known they would never make it. They wern't aiming for the...
24th May 2018, 21:42
Replies: 550
Views: 141,811
Posted By greg47

David unfortunately lords all who agree with and...

David unfortunately lords all who agree with and attempts to denigrate any contrary opinion. If as you say she had 6 hrs fuel after 20 hrs to Howland would Noonan ever give any thought to returning...
24th May 2018, 11:57
Replies: 550
Views: 141,811
Posted By greg47

I agree with everyone who says locate the wreck...

I agree with everyone who says locate the wreck in ENB
24th May 2018, 04:25
Replies: 550
Views: 141,811
Posted By greg47

So lets assume there was 6 hrs (which i maintain...

So lets assume there was 6 hrs (which i maintain there wasn't) remaining after abandoning looking for Howland. So they turn around to return to Lae with 6 hrs fuel. Noonan was certainly not such a...
23rd May 2018, 18:24
Replies: 550
Views: 141,811
Posted By greg47

The resources deployed by the American government...

The resources deployed by the American government at the time, any subsequent chance she may be in ENB would have been investigated. I cant accept that the expertise that has established she is on...
23rd May 2018, 01:23
Replies: 550
Views: 141,811
Posted By greg47

There was no contingency plan after 1000Z it was...

There was no contingency plan after 1000Z it was Howland or miss. She did not report they would be "lucky to see" but that they could see a glow in the east ,the sunrise. At 1912 they would have been...
20th May 2018, 09:10
Replies: 550
Views: 141,811
Posted By greg47

Ships of the day passed 12 noon local positions....

Ships of the day passed 12 noon local positions. How does that play David ,your the numbers man. Noonan would have got a sun shot which would provide a westing within the area of probability. They...
20th May 2018, 02:15
Replies: 550
Views: 141,811
Posted By greg47

David id suggest you assume she was Howland area...

David id suggest you assume she was Howland area at 1912Z and look for your error further back along the plot. It could be a simple transcription error. Remember Noonan was probably the best of his...
17th May 2018, 10:35
Replies: 550
Views: 141,811
Posted By greg47

Once you exceed Long range cruise which is higher...

Once you exceed Long range cruise which is higher with a head wind (LRC) you pay a penalty in wasted fuel. Max continuous which means what it says is certainly faster but is excessive for the head...
17th May 2018, 02:29
Replies: 550
Views: 141,811
Posted By greg47

I still think the aircraft with the Wasp engines...

I still think the aircraft with the Wasp engines in ENB should be identified ,as it opens up all kinds of permutations
17th May 2018, 02:27
Replies: 550
Views: 141,811
Posted By greg47

She wont have a lot of fuel at Howland David.

She wont have a lot of fuel at Howland David.
16th May 2018, 11:26
Replies: 550
Views: 141,811
Posted By greg47

She would have been about 14500 -15000 lbs . The...

She would have been about 14500 -15000 lbs . The auw was originally 10500lbs ?. To say in the air for some 35 plus hrs she would need to fly at endurance speed (best L/D plus an increment) . I...
14th May 2018, 10:32
Replies: 550
Views: 141,811
Posted By greg47

200 gallons was not a 50% (2000lbs) overload ....

200 gallons was not a 50% (2000lbs) overload . The AC was 50% overloaded
13th May 2018, 21:27
Replies: 550
Views: 141,811
Posted By greg47

Conso sounds interesting. She was the heaviest...

Conso sounds interesting. She was the heaviest she had ever been a 50% overload Some 2000 lbs heavier than the TO San Francisco. Look forward to seeing
cheers
8th May 2018, 05:16
Replies: 550
Views: 141,811
Posted By greg47

The Lexington and 60 aircraft deployed were...

The Lexington and 60 aircraft deployed were involved in looking for Erhart. Inbound to HNL, on the first attempt, she slowed to about 90kts because of a strong tailwind .20 galls per hour would be...
7th May 2018, 06:55
Replies: 550
Views: 141,811
Posted By greg47

Noonan surely had a sun shot of the rising sun...

Noonan surely had a sun shot of the rising sun approaching Howland. Regarding navigation Noonan was as good as it got.
If the US of A believed she could possibly be in ENB they would be there with...
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