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16th May 2019, 17:14
Replies: 461
Views: 913,281
Posted By douglasheld

Woman's voice: "darling, darling" Man's voice:...

Woman's voice: "darling, darling"
Man's voice: "stay calm, stay calm"
25th Dec 2018, 22:58
Replies: 39
Views: 24,966
Posted By douglasheld

Yes, something wrong, but if you are up in the...

Yes, something wrong, but if you are up in the air, isn't the most conservative action to remain up there? Rather than to try to land overweight. The risk of an engine failure is not something that...
30th Sep 2017, 10:59
Replies: 11
Views: 8,205
Posted By douglasheld

Metar

That's the current metar I believe... not the accident time.
(Although current has 200 ft OVC, did catch my eye!)
Forum: Jet Blast
31st Aug 2017, 11:10
Replies: 71
Views: 20,013
Posted By douglasheld

Orbital/ballistic

Orbital and ballistic trajectories are identical except for one element - impact with the ground. They are both ellipses. The ground track varies due to rotation of the earth, providing a lot of...
Forum: Jet Blast
29th Aug 2017, 12:27
Replies: 71
Views: 20,013
Posted By douglasheld

18 minutes to Guam

Where do you get evidence of a hour flight time?

According to this article, transit time to Guam is 18 minutes, and the trajectory is known in a rough sense within two minutes of launch.
...
5th May 2017, 15:30
Replies: 30
Views: 4,542
Posted By douglasheld

MichaelPIT, the 2 years guidelines are not the...

MichaelPIT, the 2 years guidelines are not the same between the CAA and the FAA. I posted the current guidance document from the FAA earlier in this thread.

If an infant becomes a child during...
4th May 2017, 13:26
Replies: 30
Views: 4,542
Posted By douglasheld

FAA advisory on the topic

"...there are a few restrictions and guidelines you'll need to follow."
Which are...
http://www.faa.gov/documentLibrary/media/Advisory_Circular/AC_120-87C.pdf

Was the child 2?
Was the seat...
8th May 2016, 14:48
Replies: 21
Views: 12,281
Posted By douglasheld

just crazy person

You guys are all missing the interesting detail, which is that the professor flew and the complaining woman stayed behind and was booked onto a later flight.

I think this means she was clearly the...
3rd May 2016, 23:09
Replies: 49
Views: 30,598
Posted By douglasheld

(off topic) priority

Category A?
24th Feb 2016, 22:48
Replies: 9
Views: 5,853
Posted By douglasheld

Refund

Assuming you bought with a credit card or Paypal, either one will cover you if the deal didn't go through.

As this is an aviation forum... I used this for Branniff tickets back in my youth! I...
Forum: Tech Log
19th Oct 2014, 12:05
Replies: 13
Views: 3,413
Posted By douglasheld

Seat slip?

Based on the attempt to climb and the full flap, and the gusty conditions I am going to throw my hat in with "failed go-around" maneuver.

Avoiding the lines shouldn't be an issue as you can hear...
13th Jul 2014, 17:46
Replies: 6
Views: 2,745
Posted By douglasheld

Thanks. In the end, I negotiated with my...

Thanks.

In the end, I negotiated with my vendor what I think is a fair upfront booking fee - 15%. The rest, on flying day.
13th Jul 2014, 13:36
Replies: 6
Views: 2,745
Posted By douglasheld

Prepayment

Hello all,

Is it normal to take prepayment for an instructive General Aviation flight?

Twice now, I am registering myself for a VFR flight with an instructor, and they want to take full payment...
Replies: 891
Views: 392,621
Posted By douglasheld

FBI expands [email protected] program

"The FBI today said it was making national a pilot program it tried out in 12 locations earlier this year that offers up to $10,000 for information leading to the arrest of anyone who intentionally...
Forum: Rotorheads
19th Apr 2014, 21:55
Replies: 11
Views: 3,004
Posted By douglasheld

Mountain flying guide

Would like to hear about books too, but my first recommendation is a couple hours with an instructor.
18th Apr 2014, 23:05
Replies: 51
Views: 7,670
Posted By douglasheld

Silly injuries

Stupidest I ever did was not follow the checklist properly. In a pa-28, didn't lower flaps fully and despite the bright orange warning painted there, stepped on the flap and fell onto the...
21st Mar 2014, 14:38
Replies: 8
Views: 1,528
Posted By douglasheld

Manston possible closure

Rip my favorite London area airport... I wonder where their Boeing/Steerman is going to go?
19th Mar 2014, 15:31
Replies: 9
Views: 1,753
Posted By douglasheld

Aircraft Insurance

Yes, exactly. The insurance document should be in the aeroplane together with the CofR, the W&B worksheet, CofA and the MEL, etc.

If it's not there or you don't understand it positively, you...
6th Jan 2014, 09:39
Replies: 1,148
Views: 419,034
Posted By douglasheld

What good is adding a new certification? ...

What good is adding a new certification?

These people already have ATPLs and type ratings. Something is broken, but documentation/examination/sign-off is not it.

In my unprofessional opinion,...
2nd Nov 2013, 00:44
Replies: 36
Views: 12,218
Posted By douglasheld

That's it, no yogurt within 1/4 mile of LAX now.

That's it, no yogurt within 1/4 mile of LAX now.
29th Oct 2013, 13:23
Replies: 6
Views: 4,505
Posted By douglasheld

You can address the problem directly with the...

You can address the problem directly with the copyright holder... just ask for permission.

Meanwhile, a quick Google search shows it is available here: Concorde- anatomy of a disaster -...
1st Sep 2013, 14:54
Replies: 63
Views: 32,166
Posted By douglasheld

Travel time, the same

Must have something to do with the speed of sound...
30th Jul 2013, 19:57
Replies: 479
Views: 122,044
Posted By douglasheld

Honestly I think the best I would muster, after...

Honestly I think the best I would muster, after mental translation, would be "line up immediate callsign", followed by "lined up".
30th Jul 2013, 19:53
Replies: 479
Views: 122,044
Posted By douglasheld

Readback

I am only a lowly PPL with 130 hours of experience, but I hope this is a legitimate question: WTF is the proper readback to such a request??
16th Jul 2013, 16:31
Replies: 6
Views: 2,423
Posted By douglasheld

Reference to balloon with beer urban legend (true)

snopes.com: Up, Up, and Away! (http://www.snopes.com/travel/airline/walters.asp)

(minus the beer, I guess)
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