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14th Aug 2019, 15:23
Replies: 14
Views: 3,605
Posted By Deaf

Given where it landed there maybe some questions...

Given where it landed there maybe some questions about that
23rd Mar 2019, 13:53
Replies: 29
Views: 18,560
Posted By Deaf

The other issue which doesn't appear to be...

The other issue which doesn't appear to be reported on is the the overall effect on the US trade deficit and the US/China trade talks idea of China buying more 737's
4th Feb 2019, 02:59
Replies: 17
Views: 4,289
Posted By Deaf

Interesting - no details on the perp but one bit...

Interesting - no details on the perp but one bit that slipped through was that one of the police just happened to speak Arabic and this was useful.
13th Feb 2018, 09:40
Replies: 550
Views: 141,716
Posted By Deaf

Papua was an Australian Territory, New Guinea was...

Papua was an Australian Territory, New Guinea was a Mandated Territory. Different Rules and different capitals Port Moresby and Rabaul. The heavy aircraft on the Lae Bulolo route were German Junkers
Forum: Jet Blast
7th Jan 2018, 03:44
Replies: 47
Views: 4,848
Posted By Deaf

Some people relying on propane could be in...

Some people relying on propane could be in trouble. If you need ~ 15psi that is the vapor pressure at ~ 250K (-23C, -9F)

Have had trouble in Perth (Western Australia)with ice build up on 100lb...
Forum: Jet Blast
30th Sep 2017, 04:36
Replies: 78
Views: 8,317
Posted By Deaf

Unfortunately a Faraday cage does not work with...

Unfortunately a Faraday cage does not work with fast increases in field strength as seen with EMP.

The princlple of the Faraday cage is the field is (crudely) conducted around outside so no field...
Forum: Jet Blast
11th Sep 2017, 02:53
Replies: 98
Views: 9,762
Posted By Deaf

Don't trust apprentices, many years ago at the ...

Don't trust apprentices, many years ago at the steelworks a 4th yr electrical apprentice was told to put a sign on a cabinet. The sign said

DANGER
5.5KV
Do not open unless racked out

As he...
3rd Sep 2017, 15:07
Replies: 9
Views: 2,967
Posted By Deaf

Always will remember the eligent escape from a...

Always will remember the eligent escape from a loop that was about to fail.

After an accidental spin in the J160 I thought I had better brush on spins before another full power, full flap stall....
22nd Aug 2017, 15:05
Replies: 41
Views: 7,007
Posted By Deaf

Alan may correct me here but IIRC it was not a...

Alan may correct me here but IIRC it was not a student but a three monthly check flight for a pilot qualified for night twin ops.

At the time student visual circuits could not be done at EN so ex...
16th Aug 2017, 01:07
Replies: 41
Views: 7,007
Posted By Deaf

Always wondered about that one especially...

Always wondered about that one especially regarding a failed TO of a Partenavia at Melton the previous year. BASI said the unable to get airbourne was due to 50 (lbs/kg?) overweight.
2nd Jun 2017, 13:52
Replies: 126
Views: 22,828
Posted By Deaf

Police officer has said something like ...

Police officer has said something like

Immeadiste offender is tied up by crew/passingers. After plane has landed and sitting there we think there might be someone else with a real bomb (source you...
Forum: Jet Blast
16th Apr 2017, 15:15
Replies: 25
Views: 2,601
Posted By Deaf

Had something similar. Was booked on last...

Had something similar.
Was booked on last flight Saturday BNE-MEL as arriving in BNE from Solomons on another airline not noted for punctuality. Actually arrived in BNE early so went to checkin and...
Forum: Jet Blast
11th Apr 2017, 15:28
Replies: 123
Views: 22,209
Posted By Deaf

Memory of loading ore carriers is 45yo and me...

Memory of loading ore carriers is 45yo and me could only do up 50k due port limitations (Kwinana WA) but critical to go from hold to hold (and then back again) during loading to avoid overstress. A...
13th Jan 2017, 11:14
Replies: 28
Views: 6,226
Posted By Deaf

The wing (none symmetric) in a Tiger does know it...

The wing (none symmetric) in a Tiger does know it has a negative AOA. Symmetric aerofoils (Pitts?) don't care
12th Jan 2017, 14:58
Replies: 28
Views: 6,226
Posted By Deaf

As we get into thread drift Part of the...

As we get into thread drift

Part of the thing here is aerodynamics as per theory is based on essentially stable conditions ie Vs demonstrated by 1kt/sec decleration to the stall. The aero boys (as...
30th Dec 2016, 14:21
Replies: 69
Views: 16,623
Posted By Deaf

Re QF training at Avalon. Heard plenty of it in...

Re QF training at Avalon. Heard plenty of it in pre sim days- You could always tell how many engines the 707 had running in the circuit from the noise (at least between 4, 3 and 2) - and sometimes we...
Forum: Jet Blast
2nd Dec 2016, 13:18
Replies: 26
Views: 3,102
Posted By Deaf

Actually quite easy. Have taught semi literate...

Actually quite easy. Have taught semi literate people to do it within 1% in an hour with less than backyard equipment except for $20 mg level scales

It's how you think - Metallurgy 1 -Assaying 1st...
4th Oct 2016, 05:19
Replies: 124
Views: 15,878
Posted By Deaf

Going on memory. Blast furnaces produce a...

Going on memory.

Blast furnaces produce a LOT of carbon monoxide which must be burnt to carbon dioxide to avoid poisoning the workers around - generally this is done in an associated power...
9th Sep 2016, 01:08
Replies: 31
Views: 10,054
Posted By Deaf

It is a large phone, perhaps CC will have quick...

It is a large phone, perhaps CC will have quick phone ID session.
Forum: Jet Blast
25th Jul 2016, 17:47
Replies: 54
Views: 4,970
Posted By Deaf

It's not half the power for twice the time, it's...

It's not half the power for twice the time, it's actually more than twice the time ie MORE energy used.

While the water is heating there is heat loss from the kettle due conduction through the...
Forum: Jet Blast
11th May 2016, 13:56
Replies: 17
Views: 1,890
Posted By Deaf

Critical points: China has passed peak...

Critical points:

China has passed peak labour

Run by Engineers not Lawyers/Bullshit artists

The decision has been made - robots not people - Chinese designed and made.

Meanwhile what...
10th Apr 2016, 17:01
Replies: 41
Views: 16,265
Posted By Deaf

Mods might not like this O' f*** RIP etc –...

Mods might not like this

O' f*** RIP etc – but there need to be changes in reporting

Am inThailand with dental so on Novocaine and Scotch maybe back in time to put on the suit

My...
7th Feb 2016, 14:58
Replies: 121
Views: 9,693
Posted By Deaf

Seems to me the key issue is the mental state of...

Seems to me the key issue is the mental state of the PIC going into IMC. Consider two situations:

Run out of options (or a planned IFR). Positive decision to go into IMC and work the needles.
...
19th Jan 2016, 12:17
Replies: 20
Views: 5,990
Posted By Deaf

Have carried an Icom A6 for 10 years as backup no...

Have carried an Icom A6 for 10 years as backup no problems

The approved unit not so good, multipile failures

So when the call is "Mayday Mayday Mayday XXX 8 mile north yyy engine failure at 800...
14th Jan 2016, 14:45
Replies: 8
Views: 2,869
Posted By Deaf

RIP - we should have done that trip to South...

RIP - we should have done that trip to South America
Condolences to Wendy and family
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