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5th May 2014, 12:22
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Posted By UNCTUOUS

How will analysis of the last search phase affect the next?

Porker1 said
and
Heathrow Flyer (quoting an independent Raytheon assessment of Inmarsat data) said:

This would tend to agree with the hypothesis that Ocean Shield's limited and non-continuous...
3rd May 2014, 17:59
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Views: 21,524,884
Posted By UNCTUOUS

Creeper00 said: It's the nature of a...

Creeper00 said:


It's the nature of a flash fire and the characteristics of today's push-button environment. Push that button and things will change. Melt that button and things just won't. It's...
3rd May 2014, 16:21
Replies: 11,824
Views: 21,524,884
Posted By UNCTUOUS

Oxygen Fed versus Lithium Ion - Different animals

If the favoured theory is fire being the cause of the MH370 disappearance, I'd tend towards a known quantity, the cockpit oxygen fire - rather than the Lithium Ion battery cargo-fire. From the SAA's...
18th Mar 2014, 17:52
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Views: 21,524,884
Posted By UNCTUOUS

FMS Ground Test Set

Couple of questions for the cognoscenti among us:

a. If an FMS ground test set (such as the FMZ-2000 - used to replicate flight on the ground in a static aircraft) was plugged into the FMS in the...
19th Jan 2013, 01:42
Replies: 265
Views: 96,269
Posted By UNCTUOUS

HelderBerg (SAA 747 Combi downing in Indian Ocean)

"Helderberg crash IASA Lithium Fire"

Any aviation journalist who googles that will have a wealth of information on the first large aircraft downing due to Lithium Ion battery fires - so many...
24th Oct 2012, 00:08
Replies: 19
Views: 9,109
Posted By UNCTUOUS

I heard that old matey Wayne Morgan has done it again....

Anybody got any details?
Once again in South of France. Brest?
Forum: Tech Log
15th Sep 2012, 09:37
Replies: 38
Views: 9,856
Posted By UNCTUOUS

Try to Grasp the Concept - it ain't "pilotless"

MSBbarratt said:

I think that you've perhaps missed the point. I took the trouble to read into RoboLander (upon which Boeing is basing this) - and the idea is to snatch the initiative away from...
Forum: Tech Log
15th Sep 2012, 05:01
Replies: 1,064
Views: 134,899
Posted By UNCTUOUS

Time for a bit of "In Your Face" Technology

When abstract and abstruse technology runs amok, it needs to be immediately apparent to a flight crew that anything (or everything?) in technoville is becoming unstuck.... or even just on its way...
28th Apr 2012, 10:05
Replies: 28
Views: 9,633
Posted By UNCTUOUS

Bit of a side issue, but....

Would anybody know whether a Service pension granted early on the grounds of invalidity in service (i.e. disability due wounds/injury) is taxable (or not)?

Just got a chitty from Pension...
3rd Jul 2011, 15:15
Replies: 38
Views: 32,900
Posted By UNCTUOUS

Nothing to boast about

http://www.avient.aero/Content/statement%20to%20SIPRI%20report.pdf

Allegations of gun-running to Darfur?

Surely not our Walter Mitty?
Forum: Tech Log
28th May 2011, 15:30
Replies: 3,435
Views: 1,394,336
Posted By UNCTUOUS

Entering the Deep Stall at High Altitude - ballistically

I'm a little uncertain about this horizontal stabilizer position of 13 degs nose-up (from an initial 3 degrees prior to A/P and A/T disconnect). Is it a trim-wheel setting or does it refer to the...
Forum: Tech Log
19th Feb 2011, 13:19
Replies: 34
Views: 10,217
Posted By UNCTUOUS

DA42 Twin

Those Diamond twins were a bit lethal with any interruption of electrical power whatsoever.

That needs some debate and consideration. nIt's happened more than once.

Fate 1, FADEC 0: a dual...
Forum: Tech Log
17th Feb 2011, 13:03
Replies: 3,893
Views: 1,280,529
Posted By UNCTUOUS

AF447 dissections

Three recent AF447 related articles worth reading. In relation to the third article, it should be noted that Ex-NTSB Chair Jim Hall has links to a deployable recorders firm - and is therefore...
Forum: Tech Log
6th Feb 2011, 09:27
Replies: 3,893
Views: 1,280,529
Posted By UNCTUOUS

I quite like this approach to explaining AF447....

a Reasonable Interim Conclusion: see link below=

Significant Regulatory & Related Activity|Aviation Safety Journal (http://asj.nolan-law.com/2011/02/significant-regulatory-related-activity-17/)
....
Forum: Rotorheads
7th Jan 2011, 01:43
Replies: 1,701
Views: 369,135
Posted By UNCTUOUS

Criticism of the above ref'd Article's assertions......

re post and article at http://www.pprune.org/rotorheads/204936-whats-latest-news-v22-osprey-44.html#post6163118
Grumpytroll says: (as endorsed by FH1100 Pilot)

Try to think "post-VRS aftermath...
Forum: Rotorheads
6th Jan 2011, 16:29
Replies: 1,701
Views: 369,135
Posted By UNCTUOUS

The most likely facts surrounding the Afghanistan crash

are covered quite well in this article:

Another Tilt-Rotor Crash (http://www.tinyurl.com/2anurt6)

"Another Tilt-Rotor Crash - the Why"
Forum: Tech Log
6th Nov 2010, 03:41
Replies: 5
Views: 4,059
Posted By UNCTUOUS

iN A sIMILAR vEIN

Airworthiness Directives; The Boeing Company Model 757 and 767 Airplanes
AGENCY: Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), DOT.
ACTION: Final rule; request for comments....
31st Oct 2010, 23:53
Replies: 35
Views: 4,909
Posted By UNCTUOUS

Hmm, just tried it. Looks promising......

Mike-Bracknell was also on-track towards a solution.

I've tried Start/MScfg and eliminated a lot of start-up memory-sucking parasitic "lodgers". That had also made a notable difference.

Killing...
24th Oct 2010, 00:40
Replies: 35
Views: 4,909
Posted By UNCTUOUS

I'm unaware of any such Explorer shell...

I'm unaware of any such Explorer shell "extensions". For example I've not added any proprietary right-click "open-withs" and my preview for any jpg/gif/png graphics is bog standard "as she came".
...
23rd Oct 2010, 17:03
Replies: 35
Views: 4,909
Posted By UNCTUOUS

You don't happen to have any mapped drives to the...

You don't happen to have any mapped drives to the Buffalo on each machine do you?

Yes and also Network Magic. But shutting them both down makes no difference.

All clean installations.
23rd Oct 2010, 15:17
Replies: 35
Views: 4,909
Posted By UNCTUOUS

What are the demands on the system/CPU while it's...

What are the demands on the system/CPU while it's thinking about working? Negligible increase.

Have you got a machine that is not affected? No I haven't. They're all similarly affected on WIN7.
...
23rd Oct 2010, 00:54
Replies: 35
Views: 4,909
Posted By UNCTUOUS

No Identifiable Commonalities

Don't run Digital Vault and the software on each computer is different (except for different versions of the MS Office suite). ReadyBoost to a fast SD card has no effect (easily provable by...
22nd Oct 2010, 15:05
Replies: 35
Views: 4,909
Posted By UNCTUOUS

Windows 7 Explorer Failures - Unsolvable for the last 17 months now.

This one's been around for as long as Windows 7 has been (all variants and versions), The symptoms vary between long-lasting hour glasses and an Explorer screen vanish (being replaced by a pop-up...
22nd Oct 2010, 11:50
Replies: 352
Views: 41,958
Posted By UNCTUOUS

Do we really expect to hear the outcome of this....

....let alone the true facts?
but we're open to Suggestions:

a. Crews weren't up-to-date on their cat checks

b. Weapons tight clearances hadn't been lifted by the Dutch ambassador to...
24th Aug 2010, 14:22
Replies: 352
Views: 41,958
Posted By UNCTUOUS

Perf Planning

.
Unfortunately the L13 engine in the Huey was prone to a very variable performance. No two aircraft would have a definable or consistent performance for a reason I'll explain below - so unlike ops...
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