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13th Jun 2021, 01:54
Replies: 32
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Views: 8,715
Posted By Wizofoz

Well, for starters, there's that big hole cut in...

Well, for starters, there's that big hole cut in the side- This effects the torsional strength of the aircraft and freight conversions often end up with cracking in unexpected places. The lighter the...
6th May 2021, 22:18
Replies: 160
Views: 37,740
Posted By Wizofoz

And 500 000+ of your countrymen are taking a...

And 500 000+ of your countrymen are taking a dirt-nap as a result...
5th May 2021, 17:59
Replies: 32
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Views: 8,715
Posted By Wizofoz

I believe it was a victim OF the boom. The...

I believe it was a victim OF the boom. The aircraft are more valuable now and a nervous shareholder saw there was more short term money in liquidating than operating.
23rd Apr 2021, 01:00
Replies: 48
Views: 9,896
Posted By Wizofoz

I HAVE done both and your "chairman" is in danger...

I HAVE done both and your "chairman" is in danger of going blind from too much- you get the idea.

Cat3 ops takes technology, administrative compliance and preparation. It is the ultimate...
13th Apr 2021, 02:47
Replies: 64
Views: 15,575
Posted By Wizofoz

The problem with that is the very act of changing...

The problem with that is the very act of changing your AofA to increase Cl and thus "trade speed for height" creates drag. Maintaining 1g and letting the speed bleed off to best glide is probably...
12th Apr 2021, 00:29
Replies: 64
Views: 15,575
Posted By Wizofoz

Yeah, but there's always one or two. I had a...

Yeah, but there's always one or two.

I had a stoush in here years ago with some clown saying it was unfair to criticize the Turkish 737 crew who crashed at Schiphol while praising Sully- like an...
16th Nov 2020, 22:25
Replies: 26
Views: 5,462
Posted By Wizofoz

Been in further communication with them. ...

Been in further communication with them.

Either it was a lame attempt at gas-lighting or they are just way incompetents'.

They kept alluding to the "numerous times we contacted you"- on...
16th Nov 2020, 19:02
Replies: 26
Views: 5,462
Posted By Wizofoz

Sure. It was just disconcerting to wake up to a...

Sure. It was just disconcerting to wake up to a tirade that references my daughter in response to a query about aircraft construction.

I would think they are teetering on the brink and on a hair...
16th Nov 2020, 06:49
Replies: 26
Views: 5,462
Posted By Wizofoz

Well, I can assure you I didn't mention anyones...

Well, I can assure you I didn't mention anyones family, pass times or career. There was no vulgarity, no swearing, no personal attacks and, importantly no feedback or dialogue from them until this...
15th Nov 2020, 22:48
Replies: 26
Views: 5,462
Posted By Wizofoz

Here's the text of the email Faradair sent me-...

Here's the text of the email Faradair sent me- lightly redacted, as there isn't much information that couldn't be gleaned from my PPRUNE posts.

Some clarity- my "Trolling on social media"...
15th Nov 2020, 20:30
Replies: 26
Views: 5,462
Posted By Wizofoz

So, things must be going just swimmingly for this...

So, things must be going just swimmingly for this crowd.

About once a year I'll send an enquiry through their contact form and ask things like "Got a first flight date?", "Does the thing still...
11th Nov 2020, 21:47
Replies: 27
Views: 4,192
Posted By Wizofoz

Yes- how dare a commercial enterprise in a free,...

Yes- how dare a commercial enterprise in a free, Capitolist society seek the highest price for it's product.
27th Oct 2020, 00:26
Replies: 132
Views: 42,393
Posted By Wizofoz

But their only criteria for suspecting someone,...

But their only criteria for suspecting someone, and subjecting then to a hugely intrusive search, is that they were female.
27th Oct 2020, 00:24
Replies: 132
Views: 42,393
Posted By Wizofoz

It would NOT involve doing an intrusive exam of...

It would NOT involve doing an intrusive exam of EVERY WOMAN. Western justice has the notion of reasonable suspicion before detaining someone, let alone doing this- simply being female is not...
27th Oct 2020, 00:22
Replies: 132
Views: 42,393
Posted By Wizofoz

But as I mentioned before, these passengers were...

But as I mentioned before, these passengers were not travelling to/from Qatar. They flew on an airline that heavily markets itself in the west, that simply hubs through Qatar.

To suggest people...
26th Oct 2020, 02:02
Replies: 132
Views: 42,393
Posted By Wizofoz

They are functionally the same- It's a government...

They are functionally the same- It's a government owned airline. It's not going to offer services that DON'T hub through Doha, so accepting the airline is accepting this kind of treatment.
26th Oct 2020, 02:00
Replies: 132
Views: 42,393
Posted By Wizofoz

But they weren't. They were traveling on an...

But they weren't. They were traveling on an airline that heavily markets itself in the west, flying between two western countries using that airlines base as a hub.

They certainly didn't sign up...
26th Oct 2020, 01:07
Replies: 132
Views: 42,393
Posted By Wizofoz

As opposed to what, Sky?

As opposed to what, Sky?
20th Oct 2020, 13:52
Replies: 79
Views: 51,218
Posted By Wizofoz

Was in Sydney tonight. Like the rego- VH ULD.

Was in Sydney tonight.

Like the rego- VH ULD.
Forum: Tech Log
12th Oct 2020, 08:22
Replies: 20
Views: 4,972
Posted By Wizofoz

All correct- no detent.

All correct- no detent.
Forum: Tech Log
11th Oct 2020, 21:57
Replies: 16
Views: 3,273
Posted By Wizofoz

Yeah, but auto- take-off doesn't exist. If you...

Yeah, but auto- take-off doesn't exist. If you can maintain center-line to do an aborted landing (which is what this would be, not a go-around), why not maintain it for a roll-out?
8th Oct 2020, 12:30
Replies: 16
Views: 5,600
Posted By Wizofoz

Is this an actual flying prototype, or just a...

Is this an actual flying prototype, or just a mock-up?
28th Sep 2020, 04:30
Replies: 235
Views: 82,063
Posted By Wizofoz

They had announced the axing of the program...

They had announced the axing of the program before Covid,.
Forum: Tech Log
22nd Sep 2020, 02:57
Replies: 26
Views: 3,027
Posted By Wizofoz

The path between computer rendition and tarmac is...

The path between computer rendition and tarmac is very long.
9th Sep 2020, 07:16
Replies: 7
Views: 4,975
Posted By Wizofoz

I wonder if those were some of the many...

I wonder if those were some of the many out-sourced structures...
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