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4th Apr 2021, 18:37
Replies: 29
Views: 8,183
Posted By wrmiles

Does it matter, since I have the impression that...

Does it matter, since I have the impression that you reach the max mach number and bingo fuel at about the same time.
22nd Oct 2020, 19:16
Replies: 723
Views: 294,623
Posted By wrmiles

tdracer When I was on the first TWA 800...

tdracer

When I was on the first TWA 800 ARAC, I learned that the CWT didn't explode, it experienced an overpressure event. That being said, I have experienced one or two certification issues that...
23rd Apr 2020, 20:15
Replies: 40
Views: 8,243
Posted By wrmiles

Not only were there 224 plugs, i knew a ,mechanic...

Not only were there 224 plugs, i knew a ,mechanic who used to work on C-124's in the USAF and he said they used to change cylinders almost as often as plugs.
25th Jan 2020, 14:30
Replies: 17
Views: 3,612
Posted By wrmiles

Somewhat related: Many years ago in another...

Somewhat related:

Many years ago in another life I observed a practice firepower demonstration on the Nellis range (the real one was for NATO bigwigs a day or two later.)

Part of the demo was a...
12th Jan 2020, 04:50
Replies: 379
Views: 160,278
Posted By wrmiles

We once got a rather dumb HR e-mail sent to every...

We once got a rather dumb HR e-mail sent to every salaried employee. A colleague of mine came up with a snarky comment and instead of sending it to the person he intended to, he hit "Reply all."
24th Sep 2019, 18:29
Replies: 43
Views: 40,575
Posted By wrmiles

It seems they are alleging everything possible...

It seems they are alleging everything possible (fatigue, maintenance, airworthiness, etc) against every entity possibly involved. There is no hint of which allegations actually caused the accident,...
Forum: Tech Log
19th Mar 2019, 18:42
Replies: 20
Views: 4,140
Posted By wrmiles

One other issue regarding safety/failure...

One other issue regarding safety/failure compliance with 25.1309 is aircrew awareness and mitigation of the failure. This is allowed, however the aircrew must be warned by either a dedicated warning...
Forum: Jet Blast
27th Nov 2018, 18:00
Replies: 34
Views: 2,949
Posted By wrmiles

Besides the quote of fifteen or twenty years away...

Besides the quote of fifteen or twenty years away for the last fifty years, there is this:

"Fusion is the power source of the future and always will be."
28th Sep 2018, 18:38
Replies: 4
Views: 979
Posted By wrmiles

I have been getting similar e-mails, but looking...

I have been getting similar e-mails, but looking closely at the actual senders e-mail address, they are not coming from linkedin.
30th Jul 2018, 20:39
Replies: 4
Views: 1,568
Posted By wrmiles

If it is like other Citations, the cruise, fuel...

If it is like other Citations, the cruise, fuel flow, range data is in the Operators Manual. Flight Manual only contains FAA approved data such as takeoff.
14th Feb 2018, 19:18
Replies: 33
Views: 19,126
Posted By wrmiles

On a ski trip from Wichita to Colorado many years...

On a ski trip from Wichita to Colorado many years ago in a T210, one of the passengers really needed to go No. 1. Looked around, found one of the plastic bags the O2 masks came in, and after he was...
Forum: Questions
13th Jul 2017, 18:04
Replies: 9
Views: 1,802
Posted By wrmiles

Completely normal for a turbofan engine. The...

Completely normal for a turbofan engine. The manufactuer's have computer programs for this when calculating performance. I wasn't aware that simulator control panels displayed thrust, however.
Forum: Jet Blast
10th Nov 2014, 19:05
Replies: 21
Views: 12,237
Posted By wrmiles

The problem with the thrust times velocity...

The problem with the thrust times velocity approach is that you have to know the thrust at the particular velocity and altitude, it varies with both altitude and airspeed for a turbofan.


For...
Forum: Questions
26th Aug 2014, 21:47
Replies: 31
Views: 9,536
Posted By wrmiles

From a Farside cartoon: "The fuel lights...

From a Farside cartoon:


"The fuel lights on; we're all going to die."


"Oops, thats the intercom light."
17th Jun 2013, 17:18
Replies: 2
Views: 849
Posted By wrmiles

Back Button Problem

I have had problems on forum type websites where the back button doesn't work. Hovering on the back button shows an ad to return to instead of the previous page.

It doesn't happen all the time,...
Forum: Tech Log
14th Sep 2011, 17:07
Replies: 9
Views: 13,098
Posted By wrmiles

I believe that in some places, JET A and/or JET...

I believe that in some places, JET A and/or JET A1 is called JP-1, but officially JP1 doesn't exist.

There was U.S. spec for JP1 back in the late forties, but it was quickly abandoned because it...
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