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24th Mar 2015, 12:58
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Posted By BigHitDH

Any French military jets in the area unaccounted...

Any French military jets in the area unaccounted for?
16th Nov 2010, 23:29
Replies: 1,964
Views: 1,126,465
Posted By BigHitDH

Wait a second. So they have a problem (to...

Wait a second.

So they have a problem (to put it mildly), have issues with hydraulics and autobrakes, dump what fuel they can, then land with 100m to spare.

What would you have done...
4th Nov 2010, 23:53
Replies: 1,964
Views: 1,126,465
Posted By BigHitDH

Repair...

I'm wondering how easy it might be to effect a repair on the upper wing skin. The A380 uses a 111ft long, 4000kg single upper wing skin, the biggest ever. It'll be interesting to see what solutions...
26th Sep 2010, 23:18
Replies: 40
Views: 8,898
Posted By BigHitDH

i would think in your average flexwing you might...

i would think in your average flexwing you might struggle to actually catch the carrier...:}
2nd Sep 2010, 22:10
Replies: 64
Views: 15,503
Posted By BigHitDH

Sounds like an opportunity for a precision...

Sounds like an opportunity for a precision laser-guided strike to me. :}

BHDH
19th May 2010, 22:03
Replies: 1,543
Views: 775,278
Posted By BigHitDH

Wingtip maybe?

Wingtip maybe?
14th May 2010, 21:31
Replies: 8
Views: 1,363
Posted By BigHitDH

I fly out of a rough, undulating and short ish...

I fly out of a rough, undulating and short ish (>350m) field - I've also had the front strut bottom out and it makes me cringe a little.

I just make sure I land with full flaps and, most...
14th May 2010, 21:01
Replies: 13
Views: 2,307
Posted By BigHitDH

Maybe he meant to say confirm alt? Ahh, IO...

Maybe he meant to say confirm alt?

Ahh, IO beat me to it.

Question...did you know where you were? :8
25th Mar 2010, 22:58
Replies: 83
Views: 34,710
Posted By BigHitDH

Well, shit happens. No one is immune from a...

Well, shit happens. No one is immune from a mistake, and from the story it sounds like alot was happening all at once. I'm not normally one to judge, but seriously, one minute of stick shaker, 12 deg...
25th Mar 2010, 22:01
Replies: 83
Views: 34,710
Posted By BigHitDH

How can you sit there for over one minute with...

How can you sit there for over one minute with the stick shaker going off? Just push the yoke forwards, right?
25th Mar 2010, 21:51
Replies: 31
Views: 14,635
Posted By BigHitDH

Can only assume there was standing water at the...

Can only assume there was standing water at the time...no skid marks visible.

Great photos by the way. :ok:
Forum: Freight Dogs
16th Mar 2010, 20:45
Replies: 23
Views: 9,825
Posted By BigHitDH

Never mind the haircut, where's the seatbelt?...

Never mind the haircut, where's the seatbelt? :confused:
24th Jan 2010, 15:19
Replies: 23
Views: 16,362
Posted By BigHitDH

Well, looking at the pictures, that's got be the...

Well, looking at the pictures, that's got be the understatement of the year thus far. :ok:
18th Jan 2010, 00:15
Replies: 85
Views: 27,948
Posted By BigHitDH

I didn't want to wade in on this argument (I'm...

I didn't want to wade in on this argument (I'm not yet qualified) but I feel compelled to. Here is my "two penneth".

PTH,

I can see your point,

You're exercising your judgment - that's what...
Forum: Tech Log
14th Jan 2010, 12:33
Replies: 1
Views: 941
Posted By BigHitDH

Correct me if I'm wrong, but I thought all...

Correct me if I'm wrong, but I thought all "modern" Boeing glass was anti UV anyway?
11th Jan 2010, 00:47
Replies: 85
Views: 27,948
Posted By BigHitDH

RAT deployed...hydraulic problems or SOP for this...

RAT deployed...hydraulic problems or SOP for this kind of issue?

Also, can't help but notice from the pics how close the aircraft is to the centerline, well done chaps! :D
Forum: Rotorheads
6th Jan 2010, 15:37
Replies: 15
Views: 5,641
Posted By BigHitDH

This quite common in Canada in the summer months....

This quite common in Canada in the summer months. Most do it via a net slung underneath.
Forum: North America
24th Dec 2009, 15:45
Replies: 707
Views: 264,952
Posted By BigHitDH

2 not including this one (if you discount sep 11)

2 not including this one (if you discount sep 11)
Forum: Tech Log
23rd Dec 2009, 14:34
Replies: 70
Views: 27,620
Posted By BigHitDH

I think he means centre of lift. Altering the...

I think he means centre of lift. Altering the camber of the wing to effectively "trim" the aircraft, if you can call it that?

More to the point, what are the going to call these devices?...
Forum: North America
23rd Dec 2009, 13:23
Replies: 707
Views: 264,952
Posted By BigHitDH

That's a good photo. Confirms the aircraft's...

That's a good photo. Confirms the aircraft's location as being on the grass verge between the Norman Manly highway and the beach (lets hope they don't find a car under there). This makes is approx...
Forum: North America
23rd Dec 2009, 11:09
Replies: 707
Views: 264,952
Posted By BigHitDH

We can assume they landed on runway 12 - there is...

We can assume they landed on runway 12 - there is no beach off the other end, just a 7-8m drop into the bay.

Runway length is 8786ft.
Forum: Tech Log
18th Dec 2009, 23:53
Replies: 70
Views: 27,620
Posted By BigHitDH

Issues

I can only see one real issue with this aircraft - lightning protection. Seems the FAA have relaxed their criteria for lightning resistance in line with the expected performance of the composite...
Forum: Tech Log
18th Dec 2009, 13:45
Replies: 70
Views: 27,620
Posted By BigHitDH

Where do you get these ideas RumourMerchant? ...

Where do you get these ideas RumourMerchant?

I'd think that Boeing probably have a better idea of how to design a wing than you, unless of course there is something you're not telling us (are you...
14th Dec 2009, 15:31
Replies: 364
Views: 60,683
Posted By BigHitDH

What a shame it had to end like this. Maybe...

What a shame it had to end like this. Maybe others will sit up and take notice of the chain of events, talk about cutting your nose off to spite your face.

Well, if there is a BA left after the...
Forum: Tech Log
9th Sep 2009, 15:44
Replies: 25
Views: 5,404
Posted By BigHitDH

I think elpilote is asking us to assume one...

I think elpilote is asking us to assume one engine failed, with the other stuck wide open.



so



is not an option? (assuming I've understood his hypothetical question correctly?)
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