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Forum: Middle East
14th Nov 2013, 17:05
Replies: 15
Views: 3,221
Posted By stallspeed

So sorry, can't send you relief goods because of...

So sorry, can't send you relief goods because of the carbon footprint ---

Nice one, tell that to the people who have nothing left but the shirts on their backs...

Sure, there's issues in that...
29th Sep 2013, 14:59
Replies: 9
Views: 2,934
Posted By stallspeed

Isn't limited to aircargo, but - despite some of...

Isn't limited to aircargo, but - despite some of the more 'scare-me' filters available - fairly interesting :

Global Incident Map Displaying Terrorist Acts, Suspicious Activity, and General...
9th Jul 2013, 10:30
Replies: 2,397
Views: 1,932,493
Posted By stallspeed

Whatever the outcome of the crash investigation ,...

Whatever the outcome of the crash investigation , it's going to fuel the ongoing discussion : Whether to do away with 'wetware' altogether and leave everything to a box or three full of microchips or...
9th Jun 2013, 16:52
Replies: 741
Views: 551,000
Posted By stallspeed

arc tan cos - heck, dem are loadies, not...

arc tan cos - heck, dem are loadies, not einsteinwannabes...

Standard gear is the strap with double-stud fitting, rated at 5000 lbs ( 2250 kg ). So if you want to secure for let's say 3g upwards...
Forum: Freight Dogs
19th May 2013, 12:47
Replies: 4
Views: 2,965
Posted By stallspeed

Most volume can be had with the config: ...

Most volume can be had with the config:

(from tail to nose )

3 x PMC lateral
2 x PAJ side-by-side, longitudinal
18 x PMC side-by side, longitudinal
29th Apr 2013, 18:51
Replies: 36
Views: 18,795
Posted By stallspeed

...and the drill codes are on the NOTOC as well -...

...and the drill codes are on the NOTOC as well - by far the most important piece of information for the flight crew - the other stuff is more important for the response teams at destination or...
27th Apr 2013, 11:41
Replies: 36
Views: 18,795
Posted By stallspeed

Have to agree with G&T - compliance may look...

Have to agree with G&T - compliance may look costly to the beancounters, but non-compliance is more costly. Penny-wise and pound-foolish. Fixing and checking an airframe after an accident like that...
Forum: Middle East
23rd Apr 2013, 08:58
Replies: 31
Views: 13,419
Posted By stallspeed

EK, EY, QR, whathaveyou, all of 'em expanding...

EK, EY, QR, whathaveyou, all of 'em expanding their fleets at breathtaking rates, all of them sharing the same airspace.
From what I hear it's already a nightmare for traffic controllers and flight...
20th Feb 2013, 19:56
Replies: 2,186
Views: 921,589
Posted By stallspeed

Boeing should solve the problem the was toy...

Boeing should solve the problem the was toy manufacturers do when marketing their products ... at the bottom fthe desxription, in the finest print , barely readable without a magnifier...
...
Forum: Freight Dogs
5th Nov 2012, 05:36
Replies: 69
Views: 39,611
Posted By stallspeed

If you don't dare removing old DMI- and security...

If you don't dare removing old DMI- and security stickers - as they might be holding the plane together---
5th Nov 2012, 05:29
Replies: 25
Views: 13,145
Posted By stallspeed

Identify ' em ? Yes, of course. Deny 'em...

Identify ' em ? Yes, of course.

Deny 'em boarding ? Not at all, I'd even give 'em discounted tickets.

Till I have their hides in a country where I can nail 'em with everything the laws of...
30th Aug 2012, 02:30
Replies: 172
Views: 56,097
Posted By stallspeed

MOL's latest scheme, maybe. If you can't get away...

MOL's latest scheme, maybe. If you can't get away with making 'em pay for the using the toilets, let them sweat it out. Lightens the load, too :}
12th Jul 2012, 04:27
Replies: 14
Views: 2,641
Posted By stallspeed

Among other parameters ( runway length,...

Among other parameters ( runway length, airpressure, air temperature, runway condition, wind speeds and wind direction, etc. ) the C.G. ( Center of Gravity ) is crucial for computing the stabilizer...
Forum: Cabin Crew
12th May 2012, 11:34
Replies: 2
Views: 2,055
Posted By stallspeed

'Aerotoxic syndrome'...feel free to google for it...

'Aerotoxic syndrome'...feel free to google for it or check the wikipedia article.

Can't fly a plane without hydraulic oil in the engines, plane makers know ( and downplay ) about the health risks,...
23rd Apr 2012, 04:54
Replies: 86
Views: 31,077
Posted By stallspeed

Cameras in the cargo hold - good . Thermal...

Cameras in the cargo hold - good . Thermal imagers in the cargo hold - better. Seeing a 'hot spot' before it bursts into flames might buy some valuable time. Cameras enabling flight deck to have a...
23rd Apr 2012, 04:30
Replies: 30
Views: 10,313
Posted By stallspeed

CLC is just another practical application of the...

CLC is just another practical application of the Pareto-Principle. Whether it's welcomed or not - it's here to stay, economic necessities. Works fine too, unless you end up in that 15% bracket. Then...
Forum: Freight Dogs
23rd Apr 2012, 03:38
Replies: 23
Views: 6,549
Posted By stallspeed

Not anymore - as much as some cargo operators...

Not anymore - as much as some cargo operators would love to earn a few extra bucks/quid/euro/whatever to defray the exploding fuel costs by selling off these available seats, 9/11 changed all that....
Forum: Freight Dogs
10th Apr 2012, 21:53
Replies: 39
Views: 12,720
Posted By stallspeed

Very valid point about that HazMat. Flying...

Very valid point about that HazMat. Flying all-cargo ac you're likely to carry a LOT more of that stuff. Sure, it's checked and re-checked and tied down and all that, but Lord's whatchmacallit...
22nd Mar 2012, 05:41
Replies: 38
Views: 7,007
Posted By stallspeed

"What about his promise to do something about...

"What about his promise to do something about London Runway capacity then? Doesn't that deserve a cheer in this place? Or the plans to boost investment and manufacturing and technology?"

'We'll...
Forum: Freight Dogs
15th Mar 2012, 06:50
Replies: 9
Views: 4,457
Posted By stallspeed

One of the most versatile birds... 96''...

One of the most versatile birds...

96'' centered, longitudinal or lateral
88'' side-by-side (dual lane)
196'' will fit also

Combinations of all the above are possible too, under the proviso...
3rd Dec 2011, 21:17
Replies: 21
Views: 10,865
Posted By stallspeed

Newspaper posting sounds more like preparing the...

Newspaper posting sounds more like preparing the ground for the next move :

Citing serious shortage of suitably trained pilots, some airlines may take the lead and do away with cockpit crew...
Replies: 415
Views: 273,816
Posted By stallspeed

One thread in these 'ere forum moaning and...

One thread in these 'ere forum moaning and groaning about pilots loosing their flying skills thanks ( or no thanks ) to all the electronic gadgetry in the cockpits.
Then, within a short time span (...
Forum: Freight Dogs
13th Aug 2011, 21:19
Replies: 33
Views: 8,592
Posted By stallspeed

B777F --- DOW 142000 KGS( approx. varies...

B777F ---

DOW 142000 KGS( approx. varies subject config/crew/etc. )
MZFW 248115 KGS
MTOW 347451 KGS
MLW 260815 KGS

Burn off is in the neighbourhood of 8500 kgs / hr ...

So, with wee bit...
Forum: Freight Dogs
2nd Aug 2011, 09:24
Replies: 6
Views: 2,892
Posted By stallspeed

Besides, considering the girth of some flight...

Besides, considering the girth of some flight deck occupants on non-fighter aircraft - how big an ejection charge can you fit on one of these ? :}
Forum: Freight Dogs
30th Jul 2011, 09:05
Replies: 152
Views: 94,476
Posted By stallspeed

Let's pretend we know already that Lthium...

Let's pretend we know already that Lthium batteries might be te culprit in this and the UPS crash as well. Notices about so-called 'thermal runaway' reactions on Li-batts have been circulated fairly...
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