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Forum: Questions
5th Dec 2021, 20:19
Replies: 5
Views: 556
Posted By dixi188

Sorry, my clipboard was for a Mk1 Airbus and I...

Sorry, my clipboard was for a Mk1 Airbus and I had a table facing sideways.:)
Forum: Questions
5th Dec 2021, 18:15
Replies: 5
Views: 556
Posted By dixi188

Used to have a nice little chart on a clipboard,...

Used to have a nice little chart on a clipboard, but I don't suppose you use clipboards these days.
Forum: Tech Log
29th Nov 2021, 19:41
Replies: 19
Views: 2,404
Posted By dixi188

Sorry, not a Boeing person, but on the A300 with...

Sorry, not a Boeing person, but on the A300 with CF6 engines, no N1 and no N2 was considered "Engine Severe Damage or Separation" as you don't know what has happened to the engine.
It may be seized,...
Forum: Jet Blast
29th Nov 2021, 10:30
Replies: 76
Views: 5,148
Posted By dixi188

May have been a similar event to "The Last...

May have been a similar event to "The Last Sabbath Day of 1879" to quote William McGonogall.
29th Nov 2021, 10:26
Replies: 10
Views: 2,002
Posted By dixi188

Wasn't there a Russian Bi-Plane with a promenade...

Wasn't there a Russian Bi-Plane with a promenade deck on the roof that could be used in flight?
Just found this image.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sikorsky_Ilya_Muromets
Forum: Jet Blast
26th Nov 2021, 01:44
Replies: 34
Views: 3,516
Posted By dixi188

I always call it "Engineer's English". Does it...

I always call it "Engineer's English".
Does it convey the facts?
Grammar and spelling are a bonus.
25th Nov 2021, 17:16
Replies: 2,599
Views: 363,734
Posted By dixi188

Must be old, it's got Georgian windows.

Must be old, it's got Georgian windows.
22nd Nov 2021, 20:55
Replies: 152
Views: 57,365
Posted By dixi188

Are the cruise flights from BOH fly out and...

Are the cruise flights from BOH fly out and cruise back or vise-versa?
I thought this might be the case as it's near the Southampton port.
Forum: Jet Blast
20th Nov 2021, 13:59
Replies: 292
Views: 58,559
Posted By dixi188

Jasper Carrott had the solution to moles.

Jasper Carrott had the solution to moles.
Forum: Jet Blast
18th Nov 2021, 17:54
Replies: 1,097
Views: 227,265
Posted By dixi188

ATNotts, I think you will find that the HS2...

ATNotts,
I think you will find that the HS2 loading gauge is to be to continental standards but the trains are going to be "Classic Compatable", so they can run on the old tracks. It would make...
Forum: Tech Log
18th Nov 2021, 17:30
Replies: 10
Views: 1,982
Posted By dixi188

Locked door I don't think there is much more...

Locked door

I don't think there is much more strain on the started motor, as in all large turbine engines I know of, the HP or N2/N3 shaft is turned by the starter motor.
The only extra strain is...
14th Nov 2021, 18:14
Replies: 10
Views: 2,031
Posted By dixi188

The A340-600s have two daily departures, JFK...

The A340-600s have two daily departures, JFK around 1300 and Fuzhou, China around 1900. I think the JFK route is tied up with Amazon and the China route is for the NHS carrying PPE and Covid test...
12th Nov 2021, 18:09
Replies: 119
Views: 11,073
Posted By dixi188

I doubt many of the crew are familiar with the...

I doubt many of the crew are familiar with the Gerry Anderson series from the 1960s.
Forum: Jet Blast
8th Nov 2021, 20:55
Replies: 43
Views: 3,307
Posted By dixi188

How much research do you get for 9000. One...

How much research do you get for 9000. One junior staff member for 3 months?
8th Nov 2021, 09:39
Replies: 278
Views: 43,879
Posted By dixi188

Whilst I like the sound of old narrow boats as...

Whilst I like the sound of old narrow boats as they pass, I think the thump, thump, all day would get to me.
My narrow boat has a Barrus Shire engine with a hospital silencer and thick rubber...
Forum: Jet Blast
7th Nov 2021, 18:04
Replies: 106
Views: 6,300
Posted By dixi188

My father smoked around 40 a day. Stroke at 54...

My father smoked around 40 a day. Stroke at 54 and dead at 56.
I was lucky at school when the big kids made me have a smoke behind the bike sheds when I was about 13. I threw up and never smoked...
7th Nov 2021, 03:40
Replies: 278
Views: 43,879
Posted By dixi188

With the handle of a hammer.

With the handle of a hammer.
Forum: Jet Blast
4th Nov 2021, 21:56
Replies: 45
Views: 3,141
Posted By dixi188

It could be worse!

It could be worse!
4th Nov 2021, 19:21
Replies: 175
Views: 93,263
Posted By dixi188

Very different aircraft but, on the A300 we had a...

Very different aircraft but, on the A300 we had a jammed elevator procedure where you rapidly rotated the stab trim wheel to get airborne and then fly the aircraft on the trim. Worked in the sim...
Forum: Jet Blast
4th Nov 2021, 14:37
Replies: 45
Views: 3,141
Posted By dixi188

UniFoxOs, Thanks for the advice. I have some...

UniFoxOs,
Thanks for the advice.
I have some 30mm water pipe so will lay that underground.
I don't know why I didn't think of that as that is what I did at my last house for power, lighting and...
Forum: Jet Blast
4th Nov 2021, 12:00
Replies: 45
Views: 3,141
Posted By dixi188

Hi, thanks for the replies re. cable size. I will...

Hi, thanks for the replies re. cable size. I will go with 10mm cable.
What is the current drain of a charger, or is it different for each type of car?
It will be several years before we go...
Forum: Jet Blast
4th Nov 2021, 11:51
Replies: 23
Views: 1,914
Posted By dixi188

Bournemouth has a drop off charge, but also they...

Bournemouth has a drop off charge, but also they have done away with the footpath from the main road to the terminal and there are signs saying "No Pedestrians" so you can't walk to the terminal....
Forum: Freight Dogs
4th Nov 2021, 11:32
Replies: 33
Views: 20,170
Posted By dixi188

The CL44-0 was intact still at BOH yesterday.

The CL44-0 was intact still at BOH yesterday.
Forum: Jet Blast
2nd Nov 2021, 19:12
Replies: 45
Views: 3,141
Posted By dixi188

I am about to have my front garden paved over and...

I am about to have my front garden paved over and want to lay a SWA cable to a suitable point for a future charger. What size cable do I need? it's about 10m length. I was thinking 6mm sq but do I...
31st Oct 2021, 21:08
Replies: 2
Views: 1,426
Posted By dixi188

Did my first flight in a chipmunk from Hamble and...

Did my first flight in a chipmunk from Hamble and remember trying to fly straight and level pointing at that chimney.
Forum: ATC Issues
27th Oct 2021, 14:19
Replies: 5
Views: 1,314
Posted By dixi188

The one I always liked was "German Corner" that...

The one I always liked was "German Corner" that wasn't actually shown on the charts.
IIRC it was about 6 miles west of KRH. ie. the corner of the France / German border.
Forum: Jet Blast
26th Oct 2021, 17:33
Replies: 292
Views: 58,559
Posted By dixi188

Had an incident today where I was approaching a...

Had an incident today where I was approaching a small roundabout in the left lane to turn left, with a van in the right lane obscuring my view that side. There is a lights controlled pedestrian...
22nd Oct 2021, 21:48
Replies: 175
Views: 93,263
Posted By dixi188

Would there be a procedure on the MD80 where at...

Would there be a procedure on the MD80 where at about 80Kts the pilot pushes the column to get a feel that the elevators are having an effect? I know of other types where this is done.
20th Oct 2021, 22:41
Replies: 1,026
Views: 347,987
Posted By dixi188

When I finished at Flybe two years ago there were...

When I finished at Flybe two years ago there were 5 different colour shemes on the Q400 fleet.
Blue and white, purple/ yellow/ red / white, new purple and white, old Brussels blue fin, old...
Forum: Jet Blast
20th Oct 2021, 15:20
Replies: 1,097
Views: 227,265
Posted By dixi188

In my view the current Y shaped HS2 is flawed. ...

In my view the current Y shaped HS2 is flawed.
The route to Leeds via Toton, (East Midlands Hub), for Nottingham and Derby is a waste. The people of Nottingham and Derby have a good service to...
19th Oct 2021, 19:30
Replies: 68
Views: 11,254
Posted By dixi188

I bought a copy of FITH in Detroit in 1990 or 91....

I bought a copy of FITH in Detroit in 1990 or 91.
Suprised to find the bookshop had it listed under "Popular Fiction"!
17th Oct 2021, 22:32
Replies: 20
Views: 4,674
Posted By dixi188

No Idea why the delay getting airborne but, have...

No Idea why the delay getting airborne but, have you ever been to Gatwick?
Forum: Jet Blast
17th Oct 2021, 22:14
Replies: 33
Views: 6,404
Posted By dixi188

Back in the '80s a Turbo Commander had a sheep...

Back in the '80s a Turbo Commander had a sheep strike at Speyer.
15th Oct 2021, 15:10
Replies: 48
Views: 5,807
Posted By dixi188

Helium balloon. Hot air still needs carbon...

Helium balloon.
Hot air still needs carbon fuel.
Oh! Hang on, you mean from all the waffle.:)
Forum: Jet Blast
11th Oct 2021, 21:09
Replies: 69
Views: 5,000
Posted By dixi188

Are those things a wind up? Surely bikes have a...

Are those things a wind up? Surely bikes have a bell.
What about deaf people?
I use the canals quite a lot and cyclists on the towpath seem to think they have right of way. Not if I am mooring my...
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