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Forum: Jet Blast
24th Jun 2019, 19:50
Replies: 35
Views: 3,081
Posted By Mac the Knife

Right on OBG! With age, what you lose in...

Right on OBG!

With age, what you lose in dexterity, you gain in economy.
Every movement accomplishes something.
It looks quick but it is actually just not wasting time.

Mac
Forum: Jet Blast
23rd Jun 2019, 18:03
Replies: 16
Views: 1,214
Posted By Mac the Knife

For once GN and I agree - IMCA is the way to go. ...

For once GN and I agree - IMCA is the way to go.

My mum developed Alzheimer's when still comparatively young - we could find nowhere that would accept her permanently in the UK. Very foolishly we...
17th Jun 2019, 12:30
Replies: 22
Views: 8,052
Posted By Mac the Knife

"........anesthetised, stacked on pallets and...

"........anesthetised, stacked on pallets and lashed down."

Which would be a great deal pleasanter than travelling cattle-class for long journeys these days....

Mac
17th Jun 2019, 07:14
Replies: 71
Views: 43,975
Posted By Mac the Knife

He went into the riverbank almost vertically at...

He went into the riverbank almost vertically at over 100 knots.
(K)not survivable. Rescuer will just find a mess of anatomical bits.

Mac
Forum: Jet Blast
15th Jun 2019, 19:17
Replies: 18,652
Views: 2,527,506
Posted By Mac the Knife

I've pretty much stopped following this thread,...

I've pretty much stopped following this thread, but one post a few pages back caught my eye.

Kent State: "Primarily because "the indiscriminate firing of rifles into a crowd of students and the...
Forum: Jet Blast
1st Jun 2019, 15:31
Replies: 68
Views: 7,646
Posted By Mac the Knife

Any observation in which race is mentioned is...

Any observation in which race is mentioned is automatically racist.

If you wanna keep your job, especially as an academic, you watch what you say or write.

[Unless you're non-white of...
Forum: Jet Blast
25th May 2019, 22:30
Replies: 45
Views: 6,798
Posted By Mac the Knife

Anywhere you are likely to be will find the tap...

Anywhere you are likely to be will find the tap water is perfectly drinkable. The electricity grid is inadequate - our recent problems were caused by Zuma's pal, the Guptas, who got contracts to...
25th May 2019, 09:59
Replies: 8
Views: 973
Posted By Mac the Knife

Cool HostsMan is an excellent piece of freeware for...

HostsMan is an excellent piece of freeware for managing your HOSTS file (Windows).
The originator at abdelhadigital.com has been offline for a long time but you can still download it from:...
25th May 2019, 09:05
Replies: 10
Views: 3,164
Posted By Mac the Knife

(PS Timeshift is highly effective in Ubuntu 16.04...

(PS Timeshift is highly effective in Ubuntu 16.04 & Mint 18.3)

Agree wholeheartedly. I think you've just been very lucky OBG.

Why can't MS get it right for once? Not as though its THAT...
24th May 2019, 14:58
Replies: 10
Views: 3,164
Posted By Mac the Knife

Windows Restore

Just of of curiosity, has anyone ever actually managed to get back to a Restore Point with this excuse for an application?
The only times it ever worked for me was back in the old XP days - since...
20th May 2019, 14:54
Replies: 82
Views: 82,740
Posted By Mac the Knife

What an excellent post by PJ2! Without...

What an excellent post by PJ2!

Without getting too anatomorphic the human body and it's autofunctions (high blood-sugar > release insulin) can be compared to a modern aircraft and consciousness to...
18th May 2019, 23:15
Replies: 82
Views: 82,740
Posted By Mac the Knife

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/...

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/960x600/f5f7dd43_aoa_vaneindicator_aoa_disagree_lg_c8c0727d10ad1c99c50686e6400c1cc4c5fc2dee.jpg

The "AOA DISAGREE" indication is at the bottom of...
4th May 2019, 18:52
Replies: 5,129
Views: 10,154,636
Posted By Mac the Knife

I can't quite understand why the function of the...

I can't quite understand why the function of the two switches was changed.
Previously, if I've read it right, one turned off MCAS etc. The other one turned off manual electric trim (on the yoke)
...
1st May 2019, 07:35
Replies: 5,129
Views: 10,154,636
Posted By Mac the Knife

Even Chuck Yeager had to ride the rails a few...

Even Chuck Yeager had to ride the rails a few times....

Mac
28th Apr 2019, 15:38
Replies: 5,129
Views: 10,154,636
Posted By Mac the Knife

Something potentially fatal happened at the end...

Something potentially fatal happened at the end of a procedure in the theatre next to mine last Thursday.
Nothing unforeseeable, more in the nature of losing an engine at V2, which you chaps...
22nd Apr 2019, 20:38
Replies: 93
Views: 34,336
Posted By Mac the Knife

Aeroplanes now! Well I did have one with a...

Aeroplanes now! Well I did have one with a supercap that could carry its own weight happily around for nearly 3 minutes.....

The energy density of hydrocarbon fuels is 20-50 times higher than the...
12th Apr 2019, 10:01
Replies: 194
Views: 106,544
Posted By Mac the Knife

So many stories of potentially dangerous...

So many stories of potentially dangerous situations arising from autotrim (particularly those that fail to inform the operator that trim is way beyond expected limits). Autotrim is a nice thing to...
Forum: Jet Blast
9th Apr 2019, 12:56
Replies: 28
Views: 3,352
Posted By Mac the Knife

We call it "loadshedding" in South Africa. Quite...

We call it "loadshedding" in South Africa. Quite apart from the fact that the Europeans who built our two new vastly-expensive coal-fired powerplants made a complete hash of it; the Gupta clan sold...
Forum: Jet Blast
2nd Apr 2019, 07:49
Replies: 12
Views: 1,413
Posted By Mac the Knife

I think she was so messed up in the end,...

I think she was so messed up in the end, emotionally and on uppers and downers that she didn't know what she was doing.
Real deliberate suicide with the firm intention of dying I doubt. So confusion...
31st Mar 2019, 06:18
Replies: 7
Views: 2,069
Posted By Mac the Knife

Opening the back (if you can) and blowing all the...

Opening the back (if you can) and blowing all the dandruff/dust/cat-fur out of the inside and fans helps a lot in this sort of situation.

Mac
31st Mar 2019, 06:09
Replies: 5,129
Views: 10,154,636
Posted By Mac the Knife

Quote. "Totally agree, absolutely horrible...

Quote. "Totally agree, absolutely horrible placement of both AOA indicator and AOA disagree flag. Both should be adjacent to airspeed indicator."

And I can't say that having AOA DISAGREE displayed...
Forum: Jet Blast
11th Mar 2019, 17:42
Replies: 33
Views: 4,661
Posted By Mac the Knife

Right ear is completely "wrong" - hardly even...

Right ear is completely "wrong" - hardly even recognisable as an ear at all -

Mac (who spent this morning doing a partial reconstruction of a girl's R ear)

[Probably a computer generated...
Forum: Jet Blast
6th Mar 2019, 06:17
Replies: 17
Views: 1,371
Posted By Mac the Knife

Very old T-shirt of mine - "Save the Whales,...

Very old T-shirt of mine - "Save the Whales, Harpoon a fat chick"

Mac
Forum: Jet Blast
3rd Mar 2019, 17:35
Replies: 18,652
Views: 2,527,506
Posted By Mac the Knife

I don't think that Trump cares a bit whether...

I don't think that Trump cares a bit whether someone is a Jew, a racist or a nutter - the question is "Can be s/he useful to me in the short-term?"
19th Feb 2019, 13:37
Replies: 908
Views: 926,567
Posted By Mac the Knife

fdr sums it up very well. When everything is...

fdr sums it up very well.

When everything is working as it should be and a crew familiar with all the odd little "gotcha's" of the very complex automation then all is well and much safer.
When a...
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