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18th Mar 2019, 12:52
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Posted By Discorde

Speculative QRH excerpt v 2.0: ...

Speculative QRH excerpt v 2.0:


https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/999x1008/mcas_qrh_v6_7f30d072a625231fa6a2461566a6b054d9a68b9e.jpg
17th Mar 2019, 10:45
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Views: 5,546,978
Posted By Discorde

As MCAS operation is a non-normal event (when...

As MCAS operation is a non-normal event (when it's working properly) would it not have been a good idea to make it trigger an EICAS alert message 'MCAS ACTIVE'. Properly trained crews would be able...
14th Mar 2019, 13:59
Replies: 26
Views: 2,889
Posted By Discorde

Amended version: In Class A, Class D and...

Amended version:

In Class A, Class D and Class G airspace, what is the ratio of UHF frequency notifications to VHF notifications?
14th Mar 2019, 10:48
Replies: 26
Views: 2,889
Posted By Discorde

In non-military airspace, what is the ratio of...

In non-military airspace, what is the ratio of UHF frequency notifications to VHF notifications?
13th Mar 2019, 10:08
Replies: 26
Views: 2,889
Posted By Discorde

UHF frequency notifications using civilian ATS...

UHF frequency notifications using civilian ATS facilities could be prefixed by the spoken character 'Uniform'.
12th Mar 2019, 11:23
Replies: 26
Views: 2,889
Posted By Discorde

It would help if the initial '1' was eliminated...

It would help if the initial '1' was eliminated from RT exchanges too - only five figures to listen to and repeat back.
10th Mar 2019, 19:34
Replies: 35
Views: 2,876
Posted By Discorde

The Galaxy Tab has an 'Outdoor mode' (Settings ->...

The Galaxy Tab has an 'Outdoor mode' (Settings -> Display -> Brightness) available to increase screen brightness. Works well with SkyDemon.
10th Mar 2019, 19:27
Replies: 8
Views: 2,337
Posted By Discorde

This diagram from 'Handling Light Aircraft' by...

This diagram from 'Handling Light Aircraft' by Julien Evans might be helpful in explaining use of flaps for take-off:

...
9th Mar 2019, 13:04
Replies: 291
Views: 72,488
Posted By Discorde

Good spot dixi! Here's the precise location of...

Good spot dixi! Here's the precise location of the 'OE' NDB*, at the southern end of Redlees park, where as kids we used to play football and tennis. As noted by DRUK the beacon lay just to the east...
7th Mar 2019, 14:59
Replies: 3
Views: 506
Posted By Discorde

Altimeter setting regions (again)

The 1969 edition of the UK AIP explains the rationale behind Altimeter Setting Regions:
...
7th Mar 2019, 14:56
Replies: 291
Views: 72,488
Posted By Discorde

LHR inbound routes in 1969: ...

LHR inbound routes in 1969:
https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/2000x1439/lhr_inbound_routes_v2_396224504cca3ce09e6fb06f6923e1dd0086bdb8.jpg

Some interesting points:

- the...
Forum: Jet Blast
7th Mar 2019, 10:18
Replies: 41
Views: 3,460
Posted By Discorde

Suggested a while ago: Auto speed limiters...

Suggested a while ago:

Auto speed limiters for cars (https://www.pprune.org/jet-blast/600595-auto-speed-limiter-cars.html)
Forum: Jet Blast
3rd Mar 2019, 15:55
Replies: 6,311
Views: 418,521
Posted By Discorde

Piccadilly Circus (Boy)

Piccadilly Circus (Boy)
1st Mar 2019, 16:35
Replies: 77
Views: 47,896
Posted By Discorde

An amusement for fans of the Landor livery (or...

An amusement for fans of the Landor livery (or their children, or their grandchildren): Aerocard BA B767 (https://steemrok.com/aerocard/BA%20767%20v2.pdf)
28th Feb 2019, 10:52
Replies: 291
Views: 72,488
Posted By Discorde

Well done, spekesoftly! Here are the min...

Well done, spekesoftly!

Here are the min noise routings:


https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/1977x1396/lhr_1969_noise_v2_90926fe39f6b9f2be0e5d6f5b49df9ad2e3bd874.jpg


Couple...
27th Feb 2019, 15:50
Replies: 291
Views: 72,488
Posted By Discorde

Here's a (4-runway) LHR in 1969: ...

Here's a (4-runway) LHR in 1969:


https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/1965x1320/lhr_1969_v2_2fb0275742667d209b9ae54d182f82afae65265a.jpg
Pub quiz question: what was LHR's telephone...
24th Feb 2019, 17:33
Replies: 291
Views: 72,488
Posted By Discorde

More video from the good old days: ...

More video from the good old days:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pNHTu4Zhgew
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=buPeTOHCAxg
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PsTS4gjVtrc
24th Feb 2019, 10:39
Replies: 42
Views: 8,347
Posted By Discorde

Chipmunk T Mk 10 Pilot's Notes...

Chipmunk T Mk 10 Pilot's Notes (https://steemrok.com/chippoh/chippohv9) and Flight Reference Cards (https://steemrok.com/chipfrc/chipfrcv7)

Note: this post transferred from another thread.
17th Feb 2019, 09:50
Replies: 78
Views: 32,135
Posted By Discorde

Here's a Pan Am 741 approaching LHR 28R in 1968....

Here's a Pan Am 741 approaching LHR 28R in 1968. The blow-in doors on eng #4 are closed, suggesting this engine has been shut down.

I recall an early 747 driver joking that the only time they got...
16th Feb 2019, 18:30
Replies: 38
Views: 3,664
Posted By Discorde

I've tidied up DGAC's images: BEA Hamble...

I've tidied up DGAC's images:

BEA Hamble brochure (https://steemrok.com/bea%20combo%20v2.jpg)
BOAC Hamble brochure (https://steemrok.com/hamble%20boac/hambleboacv1)
Forum: Jet Blast
12th Feb 2019, 16:43
Replies: 6,311
Views: 418,521
Posted By Discorde

On 12 February 1717 George F Handel was one of...

On 12 February 1717 George F Handel was one of the passengers asked to evacuate Warren Street station after signal failure halted services on the Northern line. To complete his journey he headed...
12th Feb 2019, 16:16
Replies: 38
Views: 3,664
Posted By Discorde

That's about right. The purchasing power of 1...

That's about right. The purchasing power of 1 today approximates to a shilling 60 years ago. Those of us who did the BEA/BOAC sponsored course for graduates at Kidlington were told that the cost of...
11th Feb 2019, 10:53
Replies: 58
Views: 4,957
Posted By Discorde

Another diagram of UK CAS in the 1950s: ...

Another diagram of UK CAS in the 1950s:


https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/1632x1248/cas_1950_v2_7de4e0018627eb0a87ee26129a44e8fc9df71ad5.jpg
1st Feb 2019, 14:41
Replies: 256
Views: 88,864
Posted By Discorde

Pilot's Notes for the Chipmunk T Mk 10 -...

Pilot's Notes for the Chipmunk T Mk 10 - originally issued by the British Ministry of Defence - will soon be available as a free-to-view e-document. It is expected that the Flight Reference Cards...
27th Jan 2019, 11:05
Replies: 23
Views: 2,212
Posted By Discorde

Most light aircraft passengers will not...

Most light aircraft passengers will not understand the clock code. My practice is to brief them: "point to anything you see and call 'traffic'. If it's close, call 'traffic close'". You can assess...
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