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1st Jan 2015, 10:58
Replies: 243
Views: 246,190
Posted By Cytherea


I don't believe that the photo shows sparks at all - I believe that given the angle direction and height of the winter sun (very low, bright clear day and on the nose) this picture shows a reflection...
4th May 2012, 12:58
Replies: 14
Views: 3,804
Posted By Cytherea

Just the Airline or the whole group?

Could someone shed any light on this sad story - Has the whole group been declared bankrupt, ie Is the maintenance base also closed or is it "just" the operational airline? Truly a sad day for Danish...
Forum: Tech Log
17th May 2011, 13:43
Replies: 2,546
Views: 743,584
Posted By Cytherea

Translating French

100% with you Frequent Flyer - Securite is used within French aviation circles to mean Safety and is frequentlty mistranslated even by French speakers as Security...causes me a great deal of...
11th Apr 2011, 13:59
Replies: 62
Views: 29,491
Posted By Cytherea

Don't rush to criticise...

Before we all jump on the bandwagon take a moment to read this:
Transportation Safety Board of Canada - AVIATION REPORTS - 1998 - A98H0003...
4th Apr 2011, 11:14
Replies: 196
Views: 71,339
Posted By Cytherea

Maintenance Issues

Just finished reading a very interesting lead article in the MRO AMERICAS special report section of this weeks Flight International...interseting statistics, answers a lot of the questions posed by...
15th Sep 2010, 11:34
Replies: 9
Views: 1,716
Posted By Cytherea

C130JBloke You and me and everyone else on...


You and me and everyone else on this site are paying for it in our taxes...don't get me started - We're in the middle of a row with HMR&C about the importation of aircraft components...
14th May 2010, 08:26
Replies: 1,543
Views: 775,533
Posted By Cytherea

Ntsb In Libya

See below from FlightGlobal:
By: John Croft
Date: 13/05/2010
Source: Air Transport Intelligence news

The US National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has sent a team of investigators...
Forum: Cabin Crew
9th Apr 2010, 11:29
Replies: 1,223
Views: 1,291,614
Posted By Cytherea

At Check in....

Sitting on a Ryanair check-in desk some years ago...my partner working the flight with me had some real minor soap actor "celebrity" at her desk - as usual he had too much baggage and didn't want to...
16th Nov 2009, 12:37
Replies: 13
Views: 1,528
Posted By Cytherea

Some very useful info here - I would avoid SR...

Some very useful info here - I would avoid SR Technics UK as I cannot see them having a medium/long term future with workshops and a base in the UK. I'm not sure that they even operate any form of...
29th Apr 2009, 11:52
Replies: 160
Views: 41,647
Posted By Cytherea

What is a unit?

As a post script to Tigger Too's tongue in cheek post...but one with a serious message the believes that he'd have had 24 units of alcohol - great session! In reality I reckon he'd be closer to 35...
26th Feb 2009, 12:21
Replies: 2,906
Views: 1,286,615
Posted By Cytherea


Apologies for being irrelevant to this page's discussion but to clarify:

POB - Passengers on Board
SOB - Souls On Board

It is a clear and necessary distinction for Operations.
25th Feb 2009, 12:50
Replies: 2,906
Views: 1,286,615
Posted By Cytherea

Slides and Fuel

To become preoccupied that the lack of Fire is an indication of Fuel stavation is surely a blind alley... I can think of any number of incidents with a fuel load that have not resulted in a fire - BY...
20th Jan 2009, 08:20
Replies: 2,018
Views: 941,884
Posted By Cytherea

Reuse of "Incident-related" aircraft components

The person who asked the question whether any parts would be re-used opens a can of worms. There is a movement in the industry to eradicate this practice - and in most major airlines and...
Forum: Jet Blast
21st Nov 2008, 13:03
Replies: 33
Views: 5,348
Posted By Cytherea

These check-in staff are following the rules as...

These check-in staff are following the rules as laid down by someone else right or wrong - In the old days the 5 security questions were sacrosanct - Answer the question incorrectly follow the...
25th Mar 2008, 13:59
Replies: 344
Views: 61,269
Posted By Cytherea

Question of Sanity

I'm not going to get into the merits or disadvantages of having an armed cockpit crew.

What I would have thought is if you are happy that the person in the seat next to you is sound enough of mind...
Forum: Questions
14th Feb 2008, 09:09
Replies: 4
Views: 1,112
Posted By Cytherea

NON-EFIS B737-3/4/500 Simulator


We are looking for an academy within Europe (East or West) with a non-EFIS B737 Sim. Does anybody know of any? All the usual suspects appear to have only EFIS units.

Forum: Night Stop
11th Feb 2008, 11:46
Replies: 87
Views: 30,464
Posted By Cytherea


LoadToad - Have you ever watched a Michael Moore Polemic?

Your staunch defence towards the safety of the HK nightlife is to be admired, however you are simply taking bits of facts and bending...
12th Oct 2007, 11:11
Replies: 23
Views: 9,832
Posted By Cytherea

In Defence of Vera

For some reason I feel obliged to rush to Vera's defence here. There seems to be an attitude towards his posts that leads one to beleive he hasn't got a clue what he's talking about.
Yet his facts...
8th May 2007, 12:28
Replies: 430
Views: 188,973
Posted By Cytherea

Short Field Performance Variant?

All - as a matter of interest was this aircraft the SFP variant of the -800? I ask the question due the the "Emergency" Alert SB issued recently concerning the spoiler actuators and uncommanded...
8th May 2007, 12:15
Replies: 430
Views: 188,973
Posted By Cytherea

Crew Disorientation

In fairness to all crew I think we should state that the STN B747 crash was caused by the Captain's disorientation, his insistance on focusing on his ADI, ignoring the comparator horn, and...
8th Mar 2007, 16:33
Replies: 423
Views: 150,407
Posted By Cytherea

L2 Slide

Thanks Sinbad, I'm aware of that - What I am suggesting is the reason the slide wasn't armed when the door opened was the person who opened that door had the presence of mind to disarm the slide...
8th Mar 2007, 15:03
Replies: 423
Views: 150,407
Posted By Cytherea

L2 Escape Slide Speculation

I don't want to get involved in the speculation over causes of crash simply make a point that if the L2 slide had deployed, peoples exit from that door would have been severely hampered - the slide...
17th Jan 2007, 14:40
Replies: 1,067
Views: 177,627
Posted By Cytherea


It pains me to write this, as I have stated in the past my family's connections with BEA/BA are long and I wouldn't hesitate to use BA on short/Medium Haul services. I too worked at a foreign...
6th Jun 2006, 12:20
Replies: 56
Views: 9,710
Posted By Cytherea

How about the Duty Free

This is only one of a huge number of contradictions in supposed airport/airline security...How about the glass bottles available for purchase in most airport "duty-free" shops or even on board some...
22nd Nov 2005, 16:22
Replies: 15
Views: 1,313
Posted By Cytherea

Back to the question....

Try e-bay there's always a oad of ex-aircraft junk on there - can't guarantee the serviceability though...lamps are easy enough to get hold of through the stores!
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