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1st Jun 2016, 17:42
Replies: 1,184
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Posted By LASJayhawk

That would have to be 5 ground stations. The...

That would have to be 5 ground stations. The satellites were shut down in 2009...
27th Feb 2016, 15:00
Replies: 740
Views: 756,529
Posted By LASJayhawk

Local paper story on the departure, has a nice...

Local paper story on the departure, has a nice pic of the lady leaving Las Vegas.

Jet that caught fire on McCarran runway has left Las Vegas | Las Vegas Review-Journal...
22nd Oct 2015, 21:07
Replies: 3
Views: 3,483
Posted By LASJayhawk

Every time we hang a prop on a KA, we dynamically...

Every time we hang a prop on a KA, we dynamically balance it, no ifs ands or buts. We've gotten props back fron the shop that have tested at 4+ ips.

All that shaking is hard on the airframe and...
22nd Oct 2015, 00:53
Replies: 272
Views: 153,500
Posted By LASJayhawk

33M, the high floatations gears have a 1/2 gear...

33M, the high floatations gears have a 1/2 gear door from the factory, there is a Raisback kit with full doors available.

Littco, factory would have been electric AH on the left, air driven on the...
13th Oct 2015, 18:12
Replies: 272
Views: 153,500
Posted By LASJayhawk

Now you see them (note, I have the forward drain...

Now you see them (note, I have the forward drain latched in the open position)

http://i1365.photobucket.com/albums/r745/LASJayhawk/image_zps9fev9icb.jpeg...
13th Oct 2015, 02:11
Replies: 272
Views: 153,500
Posted By LASJayhawk

Wouldn't effect the horizon, but static ports...

Wouldn't effect the horizon, but static ports open to cabin or if the ports were covered would give a decaying airspeed on both sides.

In the soup, what do you trust? Would you maintain 10 degrees...
12th Oct 2015, 19:09
Replies: 272
Views: 153,500
Posted By LASJayhawk

Tom Clements article in the Sept 15 King Air...

Tom Clements article in the Sept 15 King Air magazine was on pitot static issues, and he relates having it happen to him once (MX leaving the drain valves open)


Side note, you notice there are 3...
11th Oct 2015, 23:45
Replies: 272
Views: 153,500
Posted By LASJayhawk

They are toggle type valves, so they can be...

They are toggle type valves, so they can be locked open. Most interiors the cover plate will not go back on if the valves are open, but I have seen some that would. :eek:

I'll take some pictures...
11th Oct 2015, 01:54
Replies: 3
Views: 5,153
Posted By LASJayhawk

The turns at the burner can make for a shorter...

The turns at the burner can make for a shorter engine for sure. The turn going into the compressor seems to help separate the air from ice/rain/fod. Almost never see fod damage in a PT6 on a King...
11th Oct 2015, 01:38
Replies: 272
Views: 153,500
Posted By LASJayhawk

If someone checked th static systems for water (...

If someone checked th static systems for water ( by opening the drain valves by the right hand seat) and left them open, you would get decaying airspeed and altitude indications as the cabin started...
30th Sep 2015, 00:08
Replies: 740
Views: 756,529
Posted By LASJayhawk

2 minor updates from the local paper (Las Vegas...

2 minor updates from the local paper (Las Vegas Review Journal)

$375/ day being charged for tie down.
The area by the cargo terminal where the plane is parked is not approved for MX, it would...
28th Sep 2015, 20:17
Replies: 740
Views: 756,529
Posted By LASJayhawk

After about 2 days, not a peep out of them. Doubt...

After about 2 days, not a peep out of them. Doubt there will be any more coverage in the local broadcast media.
13th Sep 2015, 17:17
Replies: 105
Views: 55,005
Posted By LASJayhawk

Seems this has reached the main stream media. ...

Seems this has reached the main stream media.

American Airlines accidentally flew the wrong plane from L.A. to Hawaii last month - The Washington Post...
10th Sep 2015, 21:04
Replies: 740
Views: 756,529
Posted By LASJayhawk

7Li s a long long runway, 14512' and a slight...

7Li s a long long runway, 14512' and a slight downhill grade to boot 1.1%
9th Sep 2015, 15:07
Replies: 740
Views: 756,529
Posted By LASJayhawk

There is a picture of the starboard side of the...

There is a picture of the starboard side of the aircraft in this story.

https://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/pictures-ba-777-likely-suffered-uncontained-engine-416536/

A lot of soot just...
9th Sep 2015, 14:58
Replies: 740
Views: 756,529
Posted By LASJayhawk

The wind had started to pick up a bit out of the...

The wind had started to pick up a bit out of the NNW. Upwind on the fire side seems like as good a choice as downwind and the smoke side. Unloading twice as fast from an aircraft on fire may have...
9th Sep 2015, 03:43
Replies: 740
Views: 756,529
Posted By LASJayhawk

Nellis AFB might be a good option? Miss NLV and...

Nellis AFB might be a good option? Miss NLV and you are hitting houses, miss Henderson and your into terrain. Failed return to KLAS and you have the houses again. Nellis would have the runway,...
9th Sep 2015, 03:02
Replies: 740
Views: 756,529
Posted By LASJayhawk

From KLAS off of 07 you could swing to the NE and...

From KLAS off of 07 you could swing to the NE and try to hit lake mead. Your only other options if you want to try and land a T7 would be US93 or US95 to the S SE. Both 4 lane highways, straight,...
27th Mar 2015, 17:08
Replies: 3,527
Views: 5,217,801
Posted By LASJayhawk

It would be a tough sell to the operators, but a...

It would be a tough sell to the operators, but a requirement for a lav inside the secure area of the flight deck would work.
27th Mar 2015, 01:12
Replies: 3,527
Views: 5,217,801
Posted By LASJayhawk

Solution: Fire all civilian airline pilots and...

Solution: Fire all civilian airline pilots and then replace them with military pilots of the respective countries.

I proposed this many years ago for the U.S., except in a slightly different form:...
27th Mar 2015, 00:26
Replies: 3,527
Views: 5,217,801
Posted By LASJayhawk

When ground testing a CVR, the area mic will pick...

When ground testing a CVR, the area mic will pick up the sound of you moving in the seat, dropping an ink pen, passing gas, etc.

Several thoughts:

So they set the timer to 5 min, is this via...
26th Mar 2015, 02:29
Replies: 3,527
Views: 5,217,801
Posted By LASJayhawk

If a lone pilot suffered a major medical issue (...

If a lone pilot suffered a major medical issue ( heart attack, stroke, etc) the possibility of throwing a switch up instead of down is very real. Not saying this is the case, but I can't say I've...
26th Mar 2015, 01:42
Replies: 3,527
Views: 5,217,801
Posted By LASJayhawk

The area mic is very sensitive. And any other mic...

The area mic is very sensitive. And any other mic that is hot, like ICS, will record anything it picks up as well on its own track.
25th Mar 2015, 00:36
Replies: 3,527
Views: 5,217,801
Posted By LASJayhawk

@NSEU, MMouse, and vapilot2004.

As I remember the -200's that JANET flew did not have automatic switching. My NG737 school stuff from the mid 2000's all shows manual OXY/Boom switching as well, but a lot of the school was geared...
24th Mar 2015, 21:19
Replies: 3,527
Views: 5,217,801
Posted By LASJayhawk

If you are flying level you fly 4 miles to cover...

If you are flying level you fly 4 miles to cover 4 miles of ground. In climb or descent you have to fly more than 4 miles to cover 4 miles of ground.

So if you ground speed is the same (ignoring...
Forum: North America
30th Oct 2014, 18:59
Replies: 27
Views: 16,002
Posted By LASJayhawk

N52SZ. S/N BB-1686 Just purchased by Beech (...

N52SZ. S/N BB-1686

Just purchased by Beech ( trade in?)
Forum: Tech Log
10th Oct 2014, 05:37
Replies: 12
Views: 3,227
Posted By LASJayhawk

The ULB's are good for >30 days. This, for the...

The ULB's are good for >30 days. This, for the most part, has been 28 days longer than required to find the boxes. Remember, they are designed to aid in the location of the recorders from a known...
18th Sep 2014, 20:24
Replies: 121
Views: 23,982
Posted By LASJayhawk

Well since the airframe is pretty much in one...

Well since the airframe is pretty much in one piece, the 406 ELT would have gone off and rescue will be within a day or two at most.

When I traveled a lot, I took a portable printer with me, maybe...
18th Sep 2014, 19:55
Replies: 41
Views: 16,460
Posted By LASJayhawk

Inexpensive tooling is made for light duty...

Inexpensive tooling is made for light duty occasional use. Quality tools are made for severe daily use.

Beyond the issues of damage to expensive aircraft parts and even more expensive human parts...
3rd Jul 2014, 02:11
Replies: 3
Views: 3,067
Posted By LASJayhawk

Can you get it to act up on the ground when doing...

Can you get it to act up on the ground when doing a run-up or during taxi?
30th Jun 2014, 02:10
Replies: 11,823
Views: 22,384,069
Posted By LASJayhawk

On the FDR breaker(s) If someone has a CLG for a...

On the FDR breaker(s) If someone has a CLG for a T7 they could shed some light to locations, but on a NG3 there are 4 breakers for the FDR not 1. Takes power from both AC and both DC buss. Don't want...
Forum: Rotorheads
5th Jun 2014, 04:53
Replies: 342
Views: 56,032
Posted By LASJayhawk

Double Bogey: Papillon is a 1st class outfit, at...

Double Bogey: Papillon is a 1st class outfit, at least from my dealing with them on the MX side in the last 14 years.

I can't say what they do in the canyon, but at KLAS and now KBVU I have never...
17th May 2014, 15:52
Replies: 11,823
Views: 22,384,069
Posted By LASJayhawk

Something to keep in mind about the beacons...

Something to keep in mind about the beacons (pingers)

They were not designed to find a missing aircraft in the middle of nowhere. They were designed to aid in the location of the recorders in and...
13th May 2014, 17:57
Replies: 11
Views: 2,541
Posted By LASJayhawk

I'm not sure what the regs are in GB but I would...

I'm not sure what the regs are in GB but I would have concern with:

Microwave Ovens: Possible for any leakage to interfere with systems like DME, GPS, Rad Alt, and weather radar. I just don't know...
27th Apr 2014, 22:00
Replies: 11,823
Views: 22,384,069
Posted By LASJayhawk

If the aircraft was built after 1992, the cockpit...

If the aircraft was built after 1992, the cockpit remote switch was a requirement of the TSO for ELT installations.
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