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30th Sep 2019, 15:29
Replies: 39
Views: 38,863
Posted By PerPurumTonantes

= 638 tonnes :eek: No wonder it got a bit bent.

= 638 tonnes :eek: No wonder it got a bit bent.
23rd Sep 2019, 08:52
Replies: 4,060
Views: 3,615,201
Posted By PerPurumTonantes

Agreed. "appropriate responses to contradictory...

Agreed. "appropriate responses to contradictory indications" :rolleyes:

The appropriate response is to design your systems so they don't give contradictory indications.

Given that there will be...
5th Sep 2019, 20:09
Replies: 75
Views: 72,655
Posted By PerPurumTonantes

Air France crash: Manslaughter charges dropped...

Air France crash: Manslaughter charges dropped over 2009 disaster (https://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-49598838)

"Magistrates in France have dropped charges against Air France and Airbus over a...
3rd Sep 2019, 11:50
Replies: 103
Views: 114,752
Posted By PerPurumTonantes

ATC workload? Can't believe someone was actively...

ATC workload? Can't believe someone was actively watching that radar and failing to advise. Is VASAviation simulation accurate?

Perhaps the parallel runways at SFO so close that ATC are used to...
2nd Sep 2019, 06:50
Replies: 43
Views: 40,602
Posted By PerPurumTonantes

You won't need an aircraft to get airborne...

You won't need an aircraft to get airborne...
31st Aug 2019, 08:36
Replies: 4,060
Views: 3,615,201
Posted By PerPurumTonantes

Agreed for hardware. It's usually possible to do...

Agreed for hardware. It's usually possible to do a sensible risk assessment and say look, replacing this greased bearing with a ball race is fine because here is a stack of evidence and testing.
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30th Aug 2019, 14:22
Replies: 503
Views: 277,263
Posted By PerPurumTonantes

Having flown N, VH and G - reg aircraft, and had...

Having flown N, VH and G - reg aircraft, and had to deal with the US, Aus and UK licensing, I'd agree - it's a bureaucratic tick in the box. It is the same aircraft and the same air, and that license...
27th Aug 2019, 10:26
Replies: 62
Views: 55,427
Posted By PerPurumTonantes

Would you fly with someone who had had chicken...

Would you fly with someone who had had chicken pox in the past? What about if they'd had a heart attack? What if they were short sighted and needed glasses?

I felt suicidal once for a couple of...
23rd Aug 2019, 10:36
Replies: 4,060
Views: 3,615,201
Posted By PerPurumTonantes

They haven't been reading their PPRuNe := ...

They haven't been reading their PPRuNe :=

​​​​​​It was pointed out some time ago that if they aimed at the "average" pilot, that may leave 50% of pilots unable to cope.

They need the worst case...
Forum: Jet Blast
18th Aug 2019, 21:57
Replies: 120
Views: 27,920
Posted By PerPurumTonantes

So I'm eating nuts in row 31, you're in row 8....

So I'm eating nuts in row 31, you're in row 8. How does this affect you? I'm baffled.

If it's some kind of nut residue, how are you not affected by all the nuts on previous flights? If residue is...
10th Aug 2019, 08:39
Replies: 15
Views: 11,568
Posted By PerPurumTonantes

Comment on theregister website: "Wouldn't it be...

Comment on theregister website:
"Wouldn't it be best to let IOActive onboard a 787 and tell them, "Have at it!"? If the plane is truly unhackable, as Boeing claims, then IOActive will not be able to...
9th Aug 2019, 13:37
Replies: 4,060
Views: 3,615,201
Posted By PerPurumTonantes

If you've got friends asking what MCAS is all...

If you've got friends asking what MCAS is all about, this BBC article is a pretty good explanantion for non-technical people:

What went wrong inside Boeing's cockpit?...
8th Aug 2019, 17:16
Replies: 83
Views: 54,565
Posted By PerPurumTonantes

Leave your coat on the hook. Absolutely spot on....

Leave your coat on the hook. Absolutely spot on.

Banks are IT companies that happen to have a banking license.
Airlines are IT companies that happen to own expensive aluminium tubes.

When...
7th Aug 2019, 19:13
Replies: 83
Views: 54,565
Posted By PerPurumTonantes

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2017/06/02/british_a...

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2017/06/02/british_airways_data_centre_configuration/
"... (https://www.theregister.co.uk/2017/06/02/british_airways_data_centre_configuration/)wannabe budget airline...
6th Aug 2019, 08:45
Replies: 4,060
Views: 3,615,201
Posted By PerPurumTonantes

You have hit a particularly important nail right...

You have hit a particularly important nail right on the head Sir. Ever seen any stage magicians work? Everything they do is misdirection. They can fool people right up close to them, or even an...
1st Aug 2019, 08:44
Replies: 56
Views: 55,626
Posted By PerPurumTonantes

Difficult but not impossible. For a bit of fun,...

Difficult but not impossible. For a bit of fun, masquerading as training, my instructor showed me how you can steer a 172 by opening left and right doors in flight. Just in case you happen to have...
31st Jul 2019, 16:51
Replies: 19
Views: 7,745
Posted By PerPurumTonantes

Good job they took the plastic fuel tester off me...

Good job they took the plastic fuel tester off me then! Unfortunately the cabin crew then gave me metal cutlery with the inflight meal. :ok:

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31st Jul 2019, 08:23
Replies: 19
Views: 7,745
Posted By PerPurumTonantes

During training I had a fuel tester confiscated...

During training I had a fuel tester confiscated from my flight bag. One of those clear plastic ones you push up into a C172 wing fuel drain. They have a philips screwdriver head on them. I asked why...
9th Jul 2019, 07:31
Replies: 93
Views: 37,509
Posted By PerPurumTonantes

Thread derailed :ok:

Thread derailed :ok:
5th Jul 2019, 21:30
Replies: 4,060
Views: 3,615,201
Posted By PerPurumTonantes

The Economist: Boeing’s boss wins a reprieve, not...

The Economist: Boeing’s boss wins a reprieve, not redemption (https://www.economist.com/business/2019/06/22/boeings-boss-wins-a-reprieve-not-redemption)

"Boeing's army of lawyers still appear to...
5th Jul 2019, 15:13
Replies: 19
Views: 6,892
Posted By PerPurumTonantes

All credit to the aussie "bro's" building this...

All credit to the aussie "bro's" building this thing, certainly looks a lot of fun. But what would the procedure be for single engine failure?

Won't stay up in the air like fixed wing, won't...
5th Jul 2019, 14:48
Replies: 4,060
Views: 3,615,201
Posted By PerPurumTonantes

Good point. The cheese holes are different. A...

Good point. The cheese holes are different. A hole created by bad design sits there static, waiting for all the moving holes (crew fatigue, training, aoa failure, wx, phase of flight) to line up...
4th Jul 2019, 09:35
Replies: 4,060
Views: 3,615,201
Posted By PerPurumTonantes

Dave, after the discussions on previous threads...

Dave, after the discussions on previous threads I'm afraid I'm suspicious about this too.

It would help if pprune identified real pilots. I don't mean close the forum to non-pilots, because...
1st Jul 2019, 13:31
Replies: 31
Views: 17,102
Posted By PerPurumTonantes

VASAviation have put up their ATC and tracon sim...

VASAviation have put up their ATC and tracon sim of the event
https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=eI9TUpQlJJA
30th Jun 2019, 21:44
Replies: 31
Views: 17,102
Posted By PerPurumTonantes

Found their hydraulics leak :ok:

Found their hydraulics leak :ok:
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