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14th May 2021, 12:43
Replies: 28
Views: 5,274
Posted By beardy

Yes we are, technique analysis has been done to...

Yes we are, technique analysis has been done to death. The point now is the use of the law following an accident and the implications for open reporting.
13th May 2021, 18:13
Replies: 28
Views: 5,274
Posted By beardy

There are some cultures that resist the open...

There are some cultures that resist the open concept of learning from mistakes and adapting to prevent recurrences. In such situations resort to law to show the benefits of avoiding the in-built...
13th May 2021, 16:07
Replies: 28
Views: 5,274
Posted By beardy

This wasn't a 'deep stall' which is more normally...

This wasn't a 'deep stall' which is more normally associated with turbulent air from the stalled wing impinging on the tailplane and reducing its ability to control the aircraft in pitch so that the...
13th May 2021, 15:41
Replies: 28
Views: 5,274
Posted By beardy

Uplinker I wonder if one of the two pilots...

Uplinker

I wonder if one of the two pilots at the controls were trained, qualified and designated as a 'Cruise Captain'
8th May 2021, 15:56
Replies: 35
Views: 5,575
Posted By beardy

Only if it could see the stars and there are a...

Only if it could see the stars and there are a lot of places and times where it couldn't, the sky is often Obscured By Clouds.
I agree that reliance on an active transmission is inherently a bad...
6th May 2021, 01:48
Replies: 334
Views: 69,549
Posted By beardy

A little like the French dragging leveraging the...

A little like the French dragging leveraging the USA into Vietnam to assist them in a battle they were losing against 'communists.'
3rd May 2021, 14:02
Replies: 32
Views: 4,954
Posted By beardy

With regard to ordering food in restaurants in...

With regard to ordering food in restaurants in the USA, we had crew competitions to see who could complete the order and avoid any of the long list of supplementary questions ( eg what sort of...
19th Apr 2021, 10:51
Replies: 12
Views: 4,635
Posted By beardy

Having seen those photos of the interesting...

Having seen those photos of the interesting vortices from the outboard edge of the flaps at high weight and low speed I would imagine that if a helicopter drifted off station toward the centreline it...
17th Apr 2021, 14:23
Replies: 194
Views: 31,641
Posted By beardy

No problem so long as they don't cross the...

No problem so long as they don't cross the border, not something NATO, nor it's members have any desire to do.

Now Russia crossing borders into other countries? There seems to be a track record...
8th Apr 2021, 16:30
Replies: 39
Views: 11,536
Posted By beardy

I don't know the trailing edge geometry, but it...

I don't know the trailing edge geometry, but it may be vortices from the outboard tips of deployed flaps. This is not uncommon on B757 at low speed high AOA.
2nd Apr 2021, 18:17
Replies: 88
Views: 30,477
Posted By beardy

Sadly so true.

Sadly so true.
31st Mar 2021, 21:35
Replies: 88
Views: 30,477
Posted By beardy

It has been clear for quite some time that this...

It has been clear for quite some time that this contract will not deliver. Is not Ascent simply fulfilling its CONTRACTUAL obligations? I believe that the root cause of this debacle is with those who...
30th Mar 2021, 17:05
Replies: 88
Views: 30,477
Posted By beardy

There is a world of difference between being...

There is a world of difference between being depressed and depression, being unhappy with your lot is NOT the same as being ill although I believe it can be a precursor. It is very unhelpful for...
30th Mar 2021, 06:29
Replies: 88
Views: 30,477
Posted By beardy

1. What was the date of the narrative in the...

1. What was the date of the narrative in the first post?

2. Is Ascent more focused on profit or cost?

Just as an aside, the case for fatigue is well made in the narrative. I'm not sure that...
Forum: Jet Blast
23rd Mar 2021, 11:17
Replies: 35
Views: 10,679
Posted By beardy

Still a crime and liable to prosecution either by...

Still a crime and liable to prosecution either by the CPS or privately and still carries a criminal record. 'effectively' is not the same as actually. And yes I agree the police and CPS should...
Forum: Jet Blast
22nd Mar 2021, 14:18
Replies: 35
Views: 10,679
Posted By beardy

Absolutely good behaviour begets good behaviour....

Absolutely good behaviour begets good behaviour. Bullying by a screaming RSM begets bullying by an erk. Certainly antisocial behaviour requires punishment, bullying is not punishment. It didn't work...
Forum: Jet Blast
22nd Mar 2021, 09:47
Replies: 35
Views: 10,679
Posted By beardy

I think that you will find that reinforcing...

I think that you will find that reinforcing bullying with bullying tactics is counterproductive. Reinforcing 'good' behaviour is much more efficient. But I don't think that you want to hear that.
6th Mar 2021, 13:25
Replies: 224
Views: 52,744
Posted By beardy

Ah the JP Mk3.. Fumes in the cockpit drill, open...

Ah the JP Mk3.. Fumes in the cockpit drill, open the canopy....all the way and keep the speed below 140kts (if I remember correctly).... stick elbow out the side and then do one handed barrel roll...
3rd Mar 2021, 15:01
Replies: 22
Views: 5,004
Posted By beardy

Probably true. But not everyone has an equal...

Probably true. But not everyone has an equal opportunity.
16th Feb 2021, 06:31
Replies: 39
Views: 6,683
Posted By beardy

Wouldn't that only be true if the lift at the...

Wouldn't that only be true if the lift at the stall was zero in a stable environment without thrust vectoring?
5th Feb 2021, 12:54
Replies: 58
Views: 24,101
Posted By beardy

That depends on where the hydrogen comes from. If...

That depends on where the hydrogen comes from. If it is part of a closed cycle then it is already part of the balance, if it is introduced into the cycle (as carbon from combustion is) then it is a...
4th Feb 2021, 17:43
Replies: 58
Views: 24,101
Posted By beardy

Initially my thoughts too. But, at - 40c the...

Initially my thoughts too. But, at - 40c the amount of water in the atmosphere would probably not have led to a dense fog.
I witnessed a similar event when a pair of F4s took off in clear, still...
2nd Feb 2021, 09:04
Replies: 58
Views: 24,101
Posted By beardy

British Geological survey...

British Geological survey (https://www.bgs.ac.uk/discovering-geology/climate-change/how-does-the-greenhouse-effect-work/)


Water vapour, as a gas, not droplet, has the greatest contribution to...
1st Feb 2021, 15:45
Replies: 58
Views: 24,101
Posted By beardy

If you want to do some work finding out, here's a...

If you want to do some work finding out, here's a long answer for you:

How Well Can Persistent Contrails Be Predicted (https://www.mdpi.com/2226-4310/7/12/169/htm)
"There are two atmospheric...
26th Jan 2021, 16:50
Replies: 58
Views: 24,101
Posted By beardy

No need to apologise, I didn't take it as a...

No need to apologise, I didn't take it as a personal attack.
The term was used for phase transition both ways on my university course, the emphasis being on the missing out of the liquid phase by...
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