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Forum: Tech Log
6th Nov 2010, 11:27
Replies: 5
Views: 3,939
Posted By Dagger Dirk

What's an ADD?

Never heard of them.

Point would seem to be in the title. It's not so long ago that a Virgin Atlantic A340-600 diverted into the Netherlands with two engines fuel starved due to a software error:...
11th Aug 2010, 16:26
Replies: 23
Views: 4,893
Posted By Dagger Dirk

See this link...

See this link (http://www.pprune.org/showthread.php?p=5862877#post5862877)
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The Equally Iniquitous Act of another Cunning Govt
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Linking pensions to CPI 'breaches human rights'
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11th Aug 2010, 16:23
Replies: 28
Views: 8,830
Posted By Dagger Dirk

The Equally Iniquitous Act of another Cunning Govt

Linking pensions to CPI 'breaches human rights'
Plans to link private pension increases to the Consumer Prices Index (CPI) are a “nightmare” which could breach human rights, a group of experts have...
6th Aug 2010, 09:26
Replies: 2
Views: 1,035
Posted By Dagger Dirk

VBulletin - Ditch it Fast

see this link (http://www.thelawprofessor.com/internet-brands-vbulletin-the-annual-maintenance-crap/) for the VBulletin Scammers trix n trapz
31st May 2010, 12:45
Replies: 28
Views: 8,830
Posted By Dagger Dirk

Senator Fielding's Petition Invite for Proper indexation of Defence Force pensions

A Fairer Go For Our Veterans Petition :: Senator Steve Fielding (http://www.stevefielding.com.au/a_fairer_go_for_our_veterans_petition)
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Please sign Senator Fielding's Petition for a more just...
23rd Mar 2010, 13:47
Replies: 34
Views: 28,845
Posted By Dagger Dirk

More on Crossy please....

Simply cannot believe that Wayne M. had any peers, proxies or pretender proximos.
He was always the ultimate Walter Mitty type - and that brand of leotard never changes its spots.
Of course he...
17th Nov 2009, 13:39
Replies: 20
Views: 6,451
Posted By Dagger Dirk

No systemic problems with plane oxygen bottles

The ATSB could not replicate the explosion.

http://www.abc.net.au/reslib/200808/r278684_1180283.jpg
The Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB) says it has found no evidence of systemic safety...
8th Nov 2009, 12:47
Replies: 28
Views: 8,830
Posted By Dagger Dirk

DFRDB/MSBS Indexation -Heads Up for ex-ADF people

Interesting discussion on the hidden agenda for hiding the disappointing and inequitable outcome of the Matthew's report on indexation of DFRDB pensions etc (a KRUDD pre-Election promise that...
Forum: Tech Log
23rd Sep 2009, 01:42
Replies: 4,594
Views: 2,809,522
Posted By Dagger Dirk

The Ultimate Occam's Razor Edge

The contents of those links is the nearest I've seen to a credible explanation for AF447. To understand how a competent well-trained crew, used to avoiding enroute severe weather, could be sucked...
7th Jul 2009, 10:09
Replies: 298
Views: 156,404
Posted By Dagger Dirk

Disorientation and Leans versus "the illusions"

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Probably be moderated out yet again but a valid point is that spatial disorientation, the leans and somatogravic illusions are three entirely different phenomena.

The more common affliction...
Forum: Tech Log
2nd Jul 2009, 14:42
Replies: 4,594
Views: 2,809,522
Posted By Dagger Dirk

Clarifying the Static Pressure Locked scenario

ref Takata's post 2694 (http://www.pprune.org/rumours-news/376433-af447-135.html#post5035910)


I think that UNCTUOUS was inferring that the water present in the static lines froze and expanded in...
10th Jun 2009, 12:38
Replies: 243
Views: 47,230
Posted By Dagger Dirk

I'm Quietly Confident

There's no doubt that Virgin Blue is being managed with a an eye on the longer term view but whilst being duly cognizant of the need for present liquidity and market share strategy.
My stockbroker...
Forum: Tech Log
6th Jun 2009, 15:48
Replies: 4,594
Views: 2,809,522
Posted By Dagger Dirk

AIR FRANCE to change all pitot heads due to airspeed errors

In light of OVERTALK's explanation at post 344 of the airspeed discrepancies, wonder if Air France are just wasting their francs doing this: (i.e. I suspect that they ARE)

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25th Jan 2008, 01:09
Replies: 451
Views: 268,110
Posted By Dagger Dirk

I stand Corrected

In an earlier post (#12 (http://www.pprune.org/forums/showpost.php?p=3860195&postcount=12)) on his thread, I had said:


It's been pointed out to me (via a PM) that this is incorrect (i.e. that...
24th Jan 2008, 13:01
Replies: 451
Views: 268,110
Posted By Dagger Dirk

FADEC Freezing

No Country Members said (post 23 (http://www.pprune.org/forums/showpost.php?p=3859955&postcount=23))


The FADEC is electro-mechanical because it bootstraps its determinations from porting into...
Forum: Jet Blast
24th Jan 2008, 10:54
Replies: 1,125
Views: 114,053
Posted By Dagger Dirk

No Country Members said . Semantics and...

No Country Members said

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Semantics and Pedantry from the UKAAIB aside, it would seem to bring us back to the autothrottle(s), throttle(s) and FADECs calling for the appropriate amount of "gas to...
27th May 2007, 06:27
Replies: 2
Views: 1,083
Posted By Dagger Dirk

!80 out

I guess I'm a known pedant, but in the emergency section the foreign-sounding gent in BigJet345 is told to expect an ILS runway 27 at Metro, but gets vectored to intercept the Localizer for 09. Hmm....
Forum: Questions
9th May 2007, 02:38
Replies: 35
Views: 10,965
Posted By Dagger Dirk

Runway End Safety Areas (RESA)

One of the contentious matters to emerge from the Garuda 737 crash in Yogyakarta is the fact that the existing RESA of 60m is far short of the ICAO minimum. That brings up the matter of just how they...
9th May 2007, 01:09
Replies: 430
Views: 186,789
Posted By Dagger Dirk

Short Field Performance Variant?

Cytherea asked:
I believe that it was not an SFP as
Clearly, from this list (http://www.planespotters.net/Production_List/Boeing/737/737-800/index.html?sort=9&start=5) 5Y-KYA was NOT an SFP (as...
22nd Apr 2007, 16:09
Replies: 94
Views: 37,868
Posted By Dagger Dirk

First show of their Season

a. I'm familiar with this particular rejoin trap because I lost a friend to it and I've nearly been there myself.
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b. It ranks next to one other leader trick that also nearly wrote finis to my...
22nd Apr 2007, 09:40
Replies: 94
Views: 37,868
Posted By Dagger Dirk

Blue Angels' AirShow Crash

Blue Angels jet #6 crashed about 4 p.m. on Saturday 21 April, about three miles from Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort in South Carolina. The F/A18 clipped the top of a pine-tree during a formation...
19th Apr 2007, 04:01
Replies: 423
Views: 148,143
Posted By Dagger Dirk

Garuda to get FOQA?

PK-KAR said
What actually has to be "installed"? I always thought that FOQA/FDM programs just downloaded QAR/FDR data (but not CVR) and analyzed it via proprietary software for any exceedances or...
14th Mar 2007, 11:07
Replies: 423
Views: 148,143
Posted By Dagger Dirk

Question on GPWS Flap warnings on Approach

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Assuming that GPWS or EGPWS WAS fitted, then is any warning about landing without flap triggered by:
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a. gear being down
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b. a speed threshold (i.e. "below XXX knots")
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c. radar...
8th Mar 2007, 10:37
Replies: 423
Views: 148,143
Posted By Dagger Dirk

An Early synopsis

C'mon now. The cockpit wasn't attached to the rest of the fuse when it all came to rest and Captain Marwoto quickly shinnied out the flightdeck hatch.
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a. Low time Right-seater flying and a...
16th Feb 2007, 11:59
Replies: 25
Views: 8,431
Posted By Dagger Dirk

Your Coffee Sir

Sometimes we can all enjoy a bit of FRENCH
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Pilot and Passengers Thwart Hijacker in Canary Islands
Published: February 16, 2007
Filed at 7:22 a.m. ET
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TENERIFE, Canary Islands (AP) -- A...
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