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Forum: Tech Log
6th Aug 2016, 20:17
Replies: 76
Views: 7,622
Posted By grounded27

Maintenance and liability nightmare WHEN it...

Maintenance and liability nightmare WHEN it fails, not if.
Forum: Tech Log
1st Jun 2016, 20:06
Replies: 24
Views: 4,612
Posted By grounded27

Screaming PAX?

Screaming PAX?
Forum: Freight Dogs
26th May 2016, 18:20
Replies: 111
Views: 71,233
Posted By grounded27

Here it is......

Here it is... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P4j8teTStYU&list=PLDctEAS0fw_whftfRuORaJFZ7Z3iybgjO
Forum: Freight Dogs
6th May 2016, 14:36
Replies: 39
Views: 35,760
Posted By grounded27

Looks like ATLAS just snaked the contract unless...

Looks like ATLAS just snaked the contract unless Amazon is doubling down on this expansion.

Amazon Partners with Atlas Air Worldwide for Cargo Services - WSJ...
Forum: Tech Log
27th Mar 2016, 04:59
Replies: 21
Views: 9,004
Posted By grounded27

Really simple, same equates in a similarity to...

Really simple, same equates in a similarity to automotive fuel efficiency, drag really increases. 45-65MPH seems like a sweet zone, anything over the force of air increases exponentially as drag. To...
27th Mar 2016, 04:40
Replies: 73
Views: 39,925
Posted By grounded27

.04 you are probably fired and reported to the...

.04 you are probably fired and reported to the FAA, .02-.04 removed from service and many operators would put you on a program, some returned to service simply after you blow under .02.
21st Feb 2016, 04:55
Replies: 40
Views: 28,987
Posted By grounded27

It is called ACMI, I am surprised by the lack of...

It is called ACMI, I am surprised by the lack of knowledge on the subject. The airline is operating on the the WET lease of the customer, the customer has a certificate, the aircraft is chartered for...
Forum: Tech Log
7th Feb 2016, 04:51
Replies: 24
Views: 7,489
Posted By grounded27

Machinbird...

Machinbird (http://www.pprune.org/members/306485-machinbird), here is the deal. Most jet aircraft simply have a high hydraulic demand to retract a landing gear, it is a demanding task. Extension is...
Forum: Tech Log
6th Feb 2016, 21:36
Replies: 24
Views: 7,489
Posted By grounded27

First off the assumption of the hydraulic retract...

First off the assumption of the hydraulic retract actuator being dual action is most likely wrong, most gear on large jet aircraft only pressurize for retraction. Gear down is usually part free fall...
Forum: Tech Log
16th Jan 2016, 14:57
Replies: 42
Views: 7,865
Posted By grounded27

chu chu Have you ever lit a fire using a...

chu chu


Have you ever lit a fire using a wad of paper or kindling?
Forum: Tech Log
13th Jan 2016, 18:22
Replies: 42
Views: 7,865
Posted By grounded27

tdracer, forgive me I may not have spelled it out...

tdracer, forgive me I may not have spelled it out as clearly as you had but I exerted the same primary reason you had for the use of an inert gas in aircraft tires. At high pressures air can become...
Forum: Tech Log
13th Jan 2016, 17:35
Replies: 42
Views: 7,865
Posted By grounded27

This is not theory, it is all required procedure....

This is not theory, it is all required procedure. Never heard of anyone making it up on to the red carpet over the issue, not rocket science. From my aspect the biggest fear is a greenhorn attempting...
13th Jan 2016, 17:03
Replies: 24
Views: 15,304
Posted By grounded27

Wheel well is being used as a generic term, I do...

Wheel well is being used as a generic term, I do not know of many aircraft where there is a space to hide in a wheel well that will not dump or crush a person upon gear retraction. All aircraft I...
13th Jan 2016, 16:33
Replies: 3
Views: 5,074
Posted By grounded27

Definitely a wheel speed Xducer and hubcap.

Definitely a wheel speed Xducer and hubcap.
Forum: Tech Log
13th Jan 2016, 16:21
Replies: 42
Views: 7,865
Posted By grounded27

I have never heard of any calculation for...

I have never heard of any calculation for nitrogen to be used to combat a burning tire, it is most obviously useless for that purpose and secondly wheel well fires are rare and the first thing you...
8th Jan 2016, 22:03
Replies: 73
Views: 67,371
Posted By grounded27

I will only permit one engine start prior to push...

I will only permit one engine start prior to push back, the stress on a tow bar can be excessive and I have seen shear pins do their job. Tow bar less tugs are programmed to the stresses exerted...
Forum: Tech Log
3rd Jan 2016, 21:34
Replies: 292
Views: 35,807
Posted By grounded27

Agreed and that was a good read. But... We can...

Agreed and that was a good read. But... We can program documented human action, much of which has been incorporated into pilot training as we learn from our mistakes to increase reliability of...
Forum: Tech Log
3rd Jan 2016, 21:23
Replies: 54
Views: 10,170
Posted By grounded27

I already did, yes I know it is hard to believe....

I already did, yes I know it is hard to believe. It was for me the first time I saw one as I had never maintained a DC10 beyond CAT II before I joined this operator. They were probably modified but...
3rd Jan 2016, 21:14
Replies: 20
Views: 15,169
Posted By grounded27

I can speak for newer 767 and 777 aircraft, I...

I can speak for newer 767 and 777 aircraft, I believe everything commercial that has come out of Boeing and is N registered for close to the last 10 years has a nitrogen generating system installed.
Forum: Tech Log
2nd Jan 2016, 19:20
Replies: 292
Views: 35,807
Posted By grounded27

The masses laughed at the thought of a flying...

The masses laughed at the thought of a flying machine...... I guarantee you if given the green light and with an accepting market that an autonomous passenger aircraft could be in operation within a...
2nd Jan 2016, 18:51
Replies: 20
Views: 15,169
Posted By grounded27

Boeing should send a letter to the FAA...

Boeing should send a letter to the FAA recommending all of their aircraft that do not have inerting tanks be grounded ASAP, play hardball with a government agency looking for nothing more than...
Forum: Tech Log
2nd Jan 2016, 14:36
Replies: 14
Views: 4,956
Posted By grounded27

That center pane really does hold the bears share...

That center pane really does hold the bears share of the structural integrity of a windshield. On older aircraft (74C in my experience), the outer pane could be placed on MEL. The process was to...
Forum: Tech Log
1st Jan 2016, 21:58
Replies: 54
Views: 10,170
Posted By grounded27

Unfortunately I do not have access to any of...

Unfortunately I do not have access to any of their records any more.
Forum: Tech Log
1st Jan 2016, 19:46
Replies: 54
Views: 10,170
Posted By grounded27

Probably the most common failure was the...

Probably the most common failure was the autopilot tripping off in A/B mode (just about all our aircraft were CAT3A autoland capable) A/B dual land a short while after LOC CAP. I do not believe it...
Forum: Questions
31st Dec 2015, 21:25
Replies: 3
Views: 2,218
Posted By grounded27

I have seen EFB's that sync up with it.

I have seen EFB's that sync up with it.
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