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2nd Aug 2008, 16:16
Replies: 9
Views: 1,587
Posted By WideBodiedEng


As I have been lucky enough to train on some nice types at both CAESimuflite and FlightSafety, I always added on the Ground Run & Taxi course. That way I can have all the emergencies - burst tyre,...
31st Aug 2007, 22:47
Replies: 231
Views: 63,185
Posted By WideBodiedEng

In summary: I observe and listen.

Which really means, " I scab ideas from people who know more than me and put them forward as my own"
I find PQ OK (if we're talking about the same PQ <G>)
24th Aug 2007, 07:49
Replies: 358
Views: 47,752
Posted By WideBodiedEng


What amuses (saddens? ) me is the thought of shareholders striking against their own company.
22nd Jul 2007, 15:37
Replies: 91
Views: 19,421
Posted By WideBodiedEng

At last! Well done, all

As Corsair says it is possible to get positive press! a little bit of courtesy works wonders. Mind you it's nice to give a few slaps also<G>
Perhaps Dr Kenny will take on some of the problems aired...
25th Apr 2007, 22:46
Replies: 18
Views: 6,403
Posted By WideBodiedEng

Why should he?

Never thought I'd stand up for him, but why should he?
Its a general lack of self discipline and lack of manners that causes this not the LoCos. Excepting that if we didnt have LoCos then some of...
Forum: Tech Log
25th Apr 2007, 20:12
Replies: 41
Views: 8,372
Posted By WideBodiedEng

It would work

"Slow towing aircraft can provide real headaches and there is no doubt that, overall, things would slow down."
If all aircraft were towed, the departures would still be same as now. It would just...
27th Feb 2007, 23:52
Replies: 3
Views: 635
Posted By WideBodiedEng


Thanks for that. I cant find any for sale there. They do describe them and say theyre discontinued.
I'll try e-bay though.

What I really want is to recover the card
27th Feb 2007, 21:34
Replies: 3
Views: 635
Posted By WideBodiedEng

Angry SmartMedia Formatting problem

I had a 128 mb SmartMedia card which now has failed. It happened after I downloaded my photos from my camera through an Internal 7 in 1 Digital Media Drive I bought from a certain electronic dealer...
29th Dec 2006, 13:51
Replies: 18
Views: 8,235
Posted By WideBodiedEng

Superb Gentleman

Shay was a Superb Gentleman. In the good old (pre-9/11) days he would always assist if AOG parts were needed by authorising them to be carried on the flight deck.
23rd Dec 2006, 22:47
Replies: 48
Views: 8,104
Posted By WideBodiedEng

I believe they were on their way home and faced a...

I believe they were on their way home and faced a bus ride from Manch home.
10th Sep 2006, 08:50
Replies: 19
Views: 4,149
Posted By WideBodiedEng

Clicker for Jobsworth award

He was right, you were wrong.
Forum: Tech Log
2nd Aug 2006, 02:45
Replies: 67
Views: 11,330
Posted By WideBodiedEng

A test

Further to 411A's non scientific but otherwise valid test. I've been in a Challenger with at least 3 phones in use. Miracle - we're still alive, I think!
I hav also received calls from the Flt Deck...
Forum: Tech Log
2nd Aug 2006, 02:38
Replies: 67
Views: 11,330
Posted By WideBodiedEng

See this FCC link for the mainreason they were...

See this FCC link for the mainreason they were banned - COMMERCIAL!
"FCC rules currently ban cell phone use after a plane has taken...
29th May 2006, 23:24
Replies: 2
Views: 673
Posted By WideBodiedEng

They won't bite

Why not ask them?
13th Apr 2006, 23:28
Replies: 1
Views: 590
Posted By WideBodiedEng

Nope! See...

See http://a257.g.akamaitech.net/7/257/2422/01jan20061500/edocket.access.gpo.gov/cfr_2006/janqtr/pdf/14cfr43.7.pdf
Forum: Jet Blast
12th Apr 2006, 10:10
Replies: 37
Views: 5,009
Posted By WideBodiedEng

For God's sake, Grow up! There's more to it...

For God's sake, Grow up!
There's more to it than just spoiling themselves. I don't like them any more than other politicians, but the constant whining about "abuse" really irritates me. Senior...
29th Mar 2006, 22:18
Replies: 41
Views: 19,263
Posted By WideBodiedEng

What the hell was he doing out of the seat with...

What the hell was he doing out of the seat with an engine running??:mad: :mad: :mad:
16th Aug 2005, 11:39
Replies: 143
Views: 60,366
Posted By WideBodiedEng

Today's Irish Independent

There was a well written article by David in today's Irish Independent (independent.ie I think)
He didnt go over tech but gave what any non aviation person would understand.
I started the article...
22nd Jul 2005, 00:34
Replies: 3
Views: 410
Posted By WideBodiedEng

Power supply

Sorry, Joe
Maybe I wasn't clear. In my case the mains power transformer wasn't giving out 9 volts as it said on the box. More like 6 so there just wasnt enough juice for the unit. Nothing wrong with...
17th Jul 2005, 23:54
Replies: 3
Views: 410
Posted By WideBodiedEng

Check your power supply

I know it seems silly and not strictly the same snag, but I had a similar problem a while ago, new network, 3 confusers hooked up then the odd "A network connection is disconnected" with lights...
11th Feb 2005, 21:53
Replies: 10
Views: 602
Posted By WideBodiedEng

Keep It Simple

The easiest method is P Pilcher's. The other methods require multiple keystrokes. eg 2 point 48 is easier to type than 2 colon 48 or 2 next column 48. I've used the integer system in log books for...
22nd Jan 2005, 21:42
Replies: 8
Views: 1,305
Posted By WideBodiedEng

Airspeed switch

Have the hobbs powered by an airspeed switch. Then it will record t/o to t/d. Anything off the oil pressure is daft as the engine will be shut down most of the time. Alternative would be on the...
11th Jan 2005, 23:09
Replies: 6
Views: 732
Posted By WideBodiedEng

Try PDF995 at http://www.pdf995.com/ It costs...

Try PDF995 at http://www.pdf995.com/
It costs $9.95 to register!! Just FILE/PRINT to it, save it as.pdf wherever you like and away you go!
Otherwise, if you scan a lot of docs and save them, eg...
17th Sep 2004, 14:42
Replies: 74
Views: 17,559
Posted By WideBodiedEng

Angry Immoderate Moderators

"Pprune Towers I think that as a moderator it would be better to let others throw the rocks. Would it not be more appropriate for you to post anonymously if you wish to censure a particular...
31st Jul 2004, 20:01
Replies: 8
Views: 1,037
Posted By WideBodiedEng


Brilliant pics.
Thanks for sharing them!
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