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12th Nov 2019, 21:51
Replies: 2
Views: 988
Posted By Wunwing

I remember Nick from my early 707 days, starting...

I remember Nick from my early 707 days, starting in 1970. When I flew with him he was an FO.

The Adastron site lists all QF B707 crew and shows him as an FO but not a Captain which ties in with...
4th Oct 2019, 10:52
Replies: 18
Views: 3,395
Posted By Wunwing

So you are saying that its a good design to have...

So you are saying that its a good design to have the whole system off one transmitter installed in a known area of impact, with no comparison with another set of data?

Then couple it with a system...
4th Oct 2019, 00:59
Replies: 18
Views: 3,395
Posted By Wunwing

Bendalot. Are you really saying there has never...

Bendalot.
Are you really saying there has never been an A of A transmitter failure on the B737 until these 2?
I saw one in Kalgoorlie about 6 years ago after it had an argument with an eagle and...
3rd Oct 2019, 07:40
Replies: 270
Views: 340,188
Posted By Wunwing

All the surviving B17s worked as fire bombers for...

All the surviving B17s worked as fire bombers for much longer than their military service, so I expect that there is a civilian rating for them.

The SA Convair was being positioned to a museum...
2nd Oct 2019, 23:53
Replies: 270
Views: 340,188
Posted By Wunwing

cpngrog. The blowing out statement suggests to...

cpngrog.
The blowing out statement suggests to me that they may have had fouled plugs on the engine.
That would also explain why they didn't declare an emergency.

On the Connie for one example,...
9th Sep 2019, 09:35
Replies: 4,060
Views: 3,615,928
Posted By Wunwing

There is a thread on whistle blowers within this...

There is a thread on whistle blowers within this hallowed website which is easily found using the search function. If its correct then I for one can see why there is a shortage of dedicated whistle...
7th Sep 2019, 03:30
Replies: 503
Views: 277,266
Posted By Wunwing

I suspect that the answer to the last questions...

I suspect that the answer to the last questions are to be answered by the fact that the sister ship to the accident aircraft is currently operating in Australia and both pilots may be the normal crew...
29th Aug 2019, 06:37
Replies: 16
Views: 4,996
Posted By Wunwing

From what I saw of the HARS ops when I was there...

From what I saw of the HARS ops when I was there a few years ago the pilots had spent most of the flying lives with round instruments so "glass" really didn't come into it.

While I agree with...
13th Aug 2019, 08:06
Replies: 36
Views: 8,018
Posted By Wunwing

The Ansett B767 is an interesting story which I...

The Ansett B767 is an interesting story which I was purely an observer as our Association struggled. So after reading the various opinions on this I went to the history books, specifically the Purple...
13th Aug 2019, 06:38
Replies: 38
Views: 26,703
Posted By Wunwing

Yes, I noticed the same thing in the SMH....

Yes, I noticed the same thing in the SMH. However the Australian Aviation article says up to 3 aircraft with them being conversions which would seem to indicate that they are not new.
The AA...
12th Aug 2019, 07:20
Replies: 31
Views: 5,483
Posted By Wunwing

I am not a conspiracy theorist and I don't think...

I am not a conspiracy theorist and I don't think that it came from the Caribbean.

If they are standardizing on one type, I imagine someof the purchase price at least will come or has come from...
12th Aug 2019, 06:29
Replies: 31
Views: 5,483
Posted By Wunwing

It always amazes me how pprune threads wander off...

It always amazes me how pprune threads wander off track. We started off talking about a sim,then MAF aircraft in Mareeba and now we are on to SIL and Catholic aviation

There have been a number of...
9th Aug 2019, 06:02
Replies: 31
Views: 5,483
Posted By Wunwing

I'm not sure why the aircraft in Mareeba are...

I'm not sure why the aircraft in Mareeba are related to a discussion on the US tax system or the amount that MAF USA may or may not have?
I was under the impression that Indonesian MAF is funded in...
5th Aug 2019, 03:04
Replies: 36
Views: 8,018
Posted By Wunwing

When I was cleaning out association files about...

When I was cleaning out association files about 2001 I came across the original sales publicity for the B767. Remember this was a controversial item at the time as Ansett already had FEs on their...
31st Jul 2019, 00:40
Replies: 36
Views: 8,018
Posted By Wunwing

If you examine the history of tech crew...

If you examine the history of tech crew complement from the 60s there were 2 branches of thought on this. The US carriers and those mainly South American carriers that were under the influence of the...
15th Jul 2019, 06:02
Replies: 36
Views: 8,018
Posted By Wunwing

As a professional FE from 1971 to retirement,I ...

As a professional FE from 1971 to retirement,I worked L1049, B707 and B747 (all models to 300).
Prior to commencing my FE training on B707s, I was a licensed ground engineer on Boeing 707s.

In...
21st Jun 2019, 04:19
Replies: 36
Views: 15,260
Posted By Wunwing

I was a pax southbound out of a Gulf airport...

I was a pax southbound out of a Gulf airport early this week and copped a 2 hour "slot" delay at a very quiet time of the night.
Maybe there is a problem?
Wunwing
16th Apr 2019, 09:09
Replies: 15
Views: 3,742
Posted By Wunwing

Check the Illawarra Mercury for a photo including...

Check the Illawarra Mercury for a photo including rego.
16th Apr 2019, 00:29
Replies: 29
Views: 4,111
Posted By Wunwing

In the 1970s I had a mate who ran a mechanics...

In the 1970s I had a mate who ran a mechanics business on the Hume Highway in Western Sydney. He was given a hovercraft as a debt payment back when they were still experimental.

He went to DCA,...
26th Feb 2019, 08:47
Replies: 16
Views: 3,234
Posted By Wunwing

At he time Qantas crew purchased their suitcases...

At he time Qantas crew purchased their suitcases from the Qantas Staff shop. It was in one of these that the ransom was delivered to the van.
From then on whenever we purchased a new one we asked...
30th Jan 2019, 01:41
Replies: 37
Views: 8,989
Posted By Wunwing

Sunny. So the 2013 Ulladulla Dromader accident...

Sunny.
So the 2013 Ulladulla Dromader accident should not have resulted in grounding of other similar aircraft?
Wunwing
4th Jan 2019, 22:10
Replies: 30
Views: 4,161
Posted By Wunwing

I'm not so sure that Boeing didn't have...

I'm not so sure that Boeing didn't have structural problems with the 707 or even the 747.
Its a long while ago now, but I have vivid memories of working mid winter through the nights in H96 on the...
5th Dec 2018, 23:29
Replies: 43
Views: 8,278
Posted By Wunwing

There were 12. At least 3 are still around at...

There were 12. At least 3 are still around at museums and training facilities. Most of the civil US Hercs are A models so even a derelict H model has potential. We have a wealth of knowledge of C130...
5th Dec 2018, 07:52
Replies: 43
Views: 8,278
Posted By Wunwing

In addition to above. There was a C130 on the...

In addition to above. There was a C130 on the Australian register. VH-CYO of Cargomasters.
So a firebomber Herc would not be first of type.
Wunwing
5th Dec 2018, 05:47
Replies: 43
Views: 8,278
Posted By Wunwing

Bend a lot. I know they are 4 engines. I said...

Bend a lot.
I know they are 4 engines. I said that I was an LAME on those types at one stage.

Getting a military type on the Australian register is only as difficult as the Feds /CASA make it. If...
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