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27th Jun 2018, 19:05
Replies: 4
Views: 6,472
Posted By Obba

7500 Hijack called instaed of 7600

JFK - JetBlue, pilots with no radios apparently sent a 7500 out instead of 7600 (no comms).

Swat team and lots of police around the plane. Passengers would be a tad worried...
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20th Jul 2017, 19:27
Replies: 13
Views: 5,085
Posted By Obba

Nice to know about that page BPA. Have set it in...

Nice to know about that page BPA. Have set it in favs.

I assume you are correct FS.
But why wouldn't it have a transponder operating even if it's military (ie: not war time event), and flying...
20th Jul 2017, 08:05
Replies: 13
Views: 5,085
Posted By Obba

Strange Flight GoldCoast This Afternoon

Sounds a bit crazy... But whilst hanging out the washing....

Gold Coast: 5:10pm in Arundel - A Brown/Orange plane (jet), was heading NorWest'ish very low and making no sound. I'd guess it's...
4th May 2017, 19:12
Replies: 30
Views: 4,449
Posted By Obba

Delta Flight Removes Parents due to 2yr old

Family with 2yr old told to vacate plane due the fact that FAA rules state that the infant cannot occupy a car seat placed in a normal seat or that the infant cannot occupy a normal seat.

Father...
12th Apr 2017, 17:58
Replies: 104
Views: 50,931
Posted By Obba

15 Injured After Stick Shaker Incident QF29

15 Injured after a Melbourne to Hong Kong Flight.

Reportedly on Apr 7th.

QF29 - Boeing 747, 110kms south of HK.


"The flight crew disconnected the autopilot and maneuvered the aircraft in...
29th Mar 2017, 03:28
Replies: 1,223
Views: 471,024
Posted By Obba

Basically says that both engines were running at...

Basically says that both engines were running at the time of the crash.
28th Feb 2017, 02:39
Replies: 12,006
Views: 2,771,899
Posted By Obba

So what has Trump done to get lot 10 down in...

So what has Trump done to get lot 10 down in millions of $ in price?
Wasnt it $700M ?
6th Jan 2017, 04:42
Replies: 3
Views: 7,395
Posted By Obba

B52 loses engine.

Apparently a B52 on a training flight on Wed 4th lost an engine.


"...Possible engine debris was located in an unpopulated area approximately 25 miles northeast of the base, which is located near...
Forum: Freight Dogs
5th Dec 2016, 05:54
Replies: 356
Views: 151,054
Posted By Obba

Chin up old chap, can't let the dastardly hun...

Chin up old chap, can't let the dastardly hun beat us.


But the UK is much fatter bear in mind...


The Cargolifter (of which I assume you are referring to), is a 'standard' Led Zep...
Forum: Freight Dogs
25th Nov 2016, 22:13
Replies: 356
Views: 151,054
Posted By Obba

Sorry, I should have realised that I didn't...

Sorry, I should have realised that I didn't mention the 'weirdness' of why CNN is running this article now...
Forum: Freight Dogs
25th Nov 2016, 19:53
Replies: 356
Views: 151,054
Posted By Obba

The Airlander is being reported on CNN as 'fully...

The Airlander is being reported on CNN as 'fully assembled' and ready for flight...!


World's largest aircraft prepares to take off - CNN Video...
13th Oct 2016, 03:43
Replies: 15
Views: 12,558
Posted By Obba

Aer Lingus flight, EI120 Fire in luggage hold

Fire inside luggage hold, appears to from the luggage loader: "It was due to depart for Dublin, Ireland but passengers were forced to evacuate the plane when the fire broke out just before Hurricane...
7th Oct 2016, 20:26
Replies: 5
Views: 4,150
Posted By Obba

LKPR Prague Crosswind Landing

Interesting crosswind landing on Rwy 06. As a SLF, that would have been a holding breath moment.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sn6RNLZh8Nw&spfreload=10
5th Oct 2016, 01:32
Replies: 121
Views: 442,115
Posted By Obba

Chronos, Apparently 'they' thought it was a...

Chronos,
Apparently 'they' thought it was a transport plane. AFAIK, the Buk can shoot 30kms high (probably from the U2 days - Powell), MH was 10kms.
26th Sep 2016, 19:17
Replies: 119
Views: 62,798
Posted By Obba

26yr old Captain - 19yr old Co-Pilot

Kate McWilliams is Easyjet's youngest Captain, and maybe in the world.


Meet the 26-year-old airline captain and her 19-year-old co-pilot - CNN.com...
9th Sep 2016, 19:49
Replies: 2
Views: 3,203
Posted By Obba

Dragonair KA691 collides with Delivery Truck

News just in;


Delivery truck runs into taxing plane.




Delivery van crashes into Dragonair plane carrying 295 people at Hong Kong airport | South China Morning Post...
4th Sep 2016, 07:40
Replies: 12,006
Views: 2,771,899
Posted By Obba

I was going to make a new post. However, I...

I was going to make a new post. However, I thought this news should go here..
Not sure on how old this is BTW..


CNN is reporting that 435 F15's are to be modified;


Air Force investing $12B...
28th Aug 2016, 06:58
Replies: 12,006
Views: 2,771,899
Posted By Obba

Watching the F35's moving about on the deck, I...

Watching the F35's moving about on the deck, I thought the front wheel steering was very nimble and quick.
How does the pilot control the 'steering'?


I also noticed the Pilots name/nickname is...
Forum: Freight Dogs
25th Aug 2016, 04:34
Replies: 356
Views: 151,054
Posted By Obba

The Sun and the DM (and we all that if it's in...

The Sun and the DM (and we all that if it's in the DM, it must be true!), that it hit a Telegraph pole.


Maybe some cabling caught??
Forum: Freight Dogs
24th Aug 2016, 19:00
Replies: 356
Views: 151,054
Posted By Obba

Wonder if fitting airbags under/around the...

Wonder if fitting airbags under/around the cockpit would be better for the crews survival (pending obstructing egress)?


As it's a pilots forum, does anybody know the actual pilot, as in airship...
Forum: Freight Dogs
18th Aug 2016, 06:06
Replies: 356
Views: 151,054
Posted By Obba

AirLander take off then 2nd Flight Mishap

Well, according to the website it's a $50Billion market...
https://www.hybridairvehicles.com/

I just can't fathom how well it can do with headwind or side wind.


The 10 model as seen here...
3rd Aug 2016, 19:02
Replies: 1,749
Views: 1,943,115
Posted By Obba

Dopsonj's link at 1:20 shows engine on fire...

Dopsonj's link at 1:20 shows engine on fire...
10th May 2016, 19:03
Replies: 8
Views: 5,502
Posted By Obba

BA A380 Lands with Square Tire

BA-32 Lands with Square Tire.






Incident: British Airways A388 enroute on May 5th 2016, the square tyre (http://avherald.com/h?article=498050d8)
6th May 2016, 22:42
Replies: 12,006
Views: 2,771,899
Posted By Obba

Any news from the A10 vs F35 games yet?

Any news from the A10 vs F35 games yet?
5th May 2016, 07:43
Replies: 47
Views: 33,837
Posted By Obba

Eithad 30 injured, broken bones, air turbulance

News just in.


Etihad turbulence: More than 30 passengers injured - BBC News (http://www.bbc.com/news/world-36209833)


From Abu Dhabi. 45mins out of Jakarta.


From the news report there's...
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