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5th Nov 2021, 16:54
Replies: 161
Views: 32,011
Posted By Dorf

Um, at that point I think her alternative was...

Um, at that point I think her alternative was crash in the trees. You do understand that If your engine doesn't work you can't go around, right?
2nd Aug 2021, 17:40
Replies: 33
Views: 12,336
Posted By Dorf

This makes me feel very fortunate to even exist. ...

This makes me feel very fortunate to even exist. My father flew The F-80 in the Korean War, F-84, F-86, F-89, F-100, F-101, F-102, F-104, F-106 all in the eight years before I was born in 1959. Wow.
28th Jul 2021, 17:12
Replies: 13
Views: 1,925
Posted By Dorf

Any idea which of those CMPs had the greatest...

Any idea which of those CMPs had the greatest distance from Earth whilst flying solo? Asking for a friend.
28th Jul 2021, 17:06
Replies: 23
Views: 5,738
Posted By Dorf

Ok then, $5K/pound. My question remains, what do...

Ok then, $5K/pound. My question remains, what do they do when they get there that robots can't do 10X more efficiently?
27th Jul 2021, 16:19
Replies: 23
Views: 5,738
Posted By Dorf

Really, what is the purpose of sending humans to...

Really, what is the purpose of sending humans to the Moon or Mars? Yes it's cool and undoubtedly a wonderful experience for the participants, but really? It's many times more efficient to send...
15th Jul 2021, 22:31
Replies: 129
Views: 48,687
Posted By Dorf

This is the product of today's zero to hero...

This is the product of today's zero to hero flight training. They can program the crap out of the box but can't really fly airplanes all that well. AF447, OZ214 are only two examples of incompetence...
12th Jul 2021, 01:50
Replies: 34
Views: 5,294
Posted By Dorf

I got the multifocal implants about 6 months ago...

I got the multifocal implants about 6 months ago and couldn't be happier. Before I couldn't read even the largest print without cheaters. Now I can see everything from up close to far away....
7th Jul 2021, 02:45
Replies: 863
Views: 162,203
Posted By Dorf

The asshole of the world. There's no reason for...

The asshole of the world. There's no reason for any American or European to die there again. Just monitor for nukes and bomb the shit out of them when they're getting close. The Israelis learned...
Replies: 28
Views: 4,146
Posted By Dorf

B2N2 You could do all that or just look out...

B2N2

You could do all that or just look out the window and land the sucker.
3rd Jul 2021, 02:03
Replies: 65
Views: 10,968
Posted By Dorf

T-37: Tweet, 6000lb Dog Whistle, The Air Force's...

T-37: Tweet, 6000lb Dog Whistle, The Air Force's experiment in converting JP-4 into noise.
Replies: 28
Views: 4,146
Posted By Dorf

Stay on the procedure until you can make a normal...

Stay on the procedure until you can make a normal visual approach to the runway.
28th Jun 2021, 03:30
Replies: 70
Views: 43,638
Posted By Dorf

As long as accountants are in charge this will be...

As long as accountants are in charge this will be the norm.
Forum: North America
4th Jun 2021, 03:47
Replies: 21
Views: 5,531
Posted By Dorf

Can't quite figure out the scale of that picture....

Can't quite figure out the scale of that picture. Either the windows are 5 feet tall, or the ceiling is so low you'll have to go down the aisle on all fours.

Unless they can figure out how to make...
Forum: Tech Log
1st Jun 2021, 03:02
Replies: 20
Views: 3,117
Posted By Dorf

Anybody that would name themself "Check Airman"...

Anybody that would name themself "Check Airman" must be quite impressive! My goodness!
31st May 2021, 02:51
Replies: 254
Views: 43,027
Posted By Dorf

Are you telling me this woke shit has made it to...

Are you telling me this woke shit has made it to the other side of the pond? I always saw the Brits as the last bastion of normalcy. Sorry guys, hopefully a vaccine is in the works.
6th Apr 2021, 22:45
Replies: 26
Views: 5,626
Posted By Dorf

Surprising. After all, Boeing includes free tools...

Surprising. After all, Boeing includes free tools and miscellaneous loose hardware behind the interior panels.
4th Apr 2021, 16:19
Replies: 33
Views: 6,440
Posted By Dorf

If it's clean I put it back in the tank. That...

If it's clean I put it back in the tank. That stuff is expensive!
3rd Apr 2021, 20:03
Replies: 121
Views: 23,739
Posted By Dorf

Or the accountants in charge have their chutes...

Or the accountants in charge have their chutes packed and ready by the exits. How the managers who made the deliberate decision to conceal the MCAS are avoiding prison is beyond me.
Forum: Rotorheads
2nd Feb 2021, 02:16
Replies: 90
Views: 13,971
Posted By Dorf

Morons like that are why we pay so much for...

Morons like that are why we pay so much for insurance.
10th Jan 2021, 19:28
Replies: 10
Views: 3,732
Posted By Dorf

On Flightaware - not sure about FR24 - you can...

On Flightaware - not sure about FR24 - you can look at the same flight on previous days and see the routing.
Forum: Tech Log
21st Jul 2020, 22:53
Replies: 49
Views: 14,169
Posted By Dorf

Let's just tell Airbus and Boeing to start making...

Let's just tell Airbus and Boeing to start making their airplanes out of the same stuff as the flight recorders. Problem solved.
7th Feb 2020, 00:24
Replies: 26
Views: 4,747
Posted By Dorf

Learning to fly instruments on round dials will...

Learning to fly instruments on round dials will make you a better, safer pilot. With round dials you will have to develop a strong instrument cross check - a skill you that will help you in all...
19th Dec 2019, 13:03
Replies: 98
Views: 75,540
Posted By Dorf

Crew meals?

Crew meals?
Forum: Tech Log
8th Dec 2019, 15:37
Replies: 77
Views: 34,848
Posted By Dorf

It will fly. https://youtu.be/5GIU94dg1ek

It will fly.

https://youtu.be/5GIU94dg1ek
21st Nov 2019, 23:09
Replies: 21
Views: 9,673
Posted By Dorf

No column on the spreadsheet for that, so the...

No column on the spreadsheet for that, so the answer - is -"no".
22nd Mar 2019, 05:00
Replies: 2
Views: 2,891
Posted By Dorf

Who are you and who do you work for?

Who are you and who do you work for?
19th Jan 2019, 18:32
Replies: 46
Views: 53,436
Posted By Dorf

https://youtu.be/AynXoLjYrKc

https://youtu.be/AynXoLjYrKc
10th Oct 2018, 14:45
Replies: 9
Views: 7,521
Posted By Dorf

"The loader kills Finnair's Airbus A330-300...

"The loader kills Finnair's Airbus A330-300 (OH-LTS) at Chicago O'hare International Airport on Tuesday, September 25."

"Finnair reports that the wormhole is damaged from its backbone."

Gotta...
Forum: North America
29th Jun 2018, 05:50
Replies: 12
Views: 4,150
Posted By Dorf

[QUOTE=bafanguy;10152818] "Why donít we call on...

[QUOTE=bafanguy;10152818]
"Why donít we call on industry to promote hiring of experienced, retiring airline captains into the flight instructor ranks?

In addition to increasing pay to make this...
Forum: North America
29th Jun 2018, 04:17
Replies: 22
Views: 6,429
Posted By Dorf

Maybe you should consider welding school.

Maybe you should consider welding school.
29th Jun 2018, 04:11
Replies: 7
Views: 2,573
Posted By Dorf

Don't most lakes have "flat" water?

Don't most lakes have "flat" water?
16th Oct 2017, 17:48
Replies: 50
Views: 28,257
Posted By Dorf

Pulling the mask down starts a chemical reaction...

Pulling the mask down starts a chemical reaction in the Passenger Service Unit over your head that supplies 10 minutes of oxygen to the four masks at that station. There are no oxygen bottles...
27th Jul 2017, 18:39
Replies: 27
Views: 10,321
Posted By Dorf

Those cheap tickets you bought are cheap for a...

Those cheap tickets you bought are cheap for a reason.
Forum: North America
6th Mar 2017, 03:11
Replies: 23
Views: 9,425
Posted By Dorf

What's their equipment suffix?

What's their equipment suffix?
23rd Dec 2016, 13:53
Replies: 296
Views: 291,596
Posted By Dorf

They ignored the first call to turn left to 270,...

They ignored the first call to turn left to 270, which they read back. No SA.

The controller was definitely sloppy and should have been handling these guys very carefully as SoCal usually does...
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