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24th May 2021, 21:28
Replies: 76
Views: 19,929
Posted By NoelEvans

safetypee Having pilots who do not...

safetypee

Having pilots who do not understand or recognise a stall, or who do not know what action to take to recover from a stall it rather startling. It is one of the fundamental aspects of...
23rd May 2021, 19:06
Replies: 112
Views: 50,363
Posted By NoelEvans

https://www.flightglobal.com/safety/cirrus-warned-...

https://www.flightglobal.com/safety/cirrus-warned-not-to-overshoot-turn-before-colorado-collision/143839.article
18th May 2021, 16:49
Replies: 76
Views: 19,929
Posted By NoelEvans

The 'Stall warning' was not 'blaring in the...

The 'Stall warning' was not 'blaring in the cockpit'. They had the angle of attack well beyond what Airbus had considered was likely and therefore beyond the angle where a stall warning was given....
14th May 2021, 14:01
Replies: 76
Views: 19,929
Posted By NoelEvans

PV1 It appears that the best "nothing" that...

PV1

It appears that the best "nothing" that they could have done was just to let go the controls. Everyone would most likely then have survived.
13th May 2021, 17:40
Replies: 76
Views: 19,929
Posted By NoelEvans

I see a huge problem going back to basic training...

I see a huge problem going back to basic training in much of this sort of situation. There are schools that do not teach their students fully developed stalls during their basic training!! Don't...
10th Mar 2021, 09:09
Replies: 1
Views: 892
Posted By NoelEvans

SAAF Course 1/73

Where are they now? (https://www.pprune.org/where-they-now/639158-saaf-course-1-73-a.html)
10th Mar 2021, 09:07
Replies: 0
Views: 786
Posted By NoelEvans

SAAF Course 1/73

Is anyone still flying?
Forum: Night Stop
25th Feb 2021, 22:05
Replies: 16
Views: 2,367
Posted By NoelEvans

2022 might be a better year...

2022 might be a better year...
25th Feb 2021, 22:02
Replies: 58
Views: 24,446
Posted By NoelEvans

billovitch It is not 'bauxite' that us used...

billovitch

It is not 'bauxite' that us used in attempts to create rain. In the very early days they tried soot. In the days that I was involved they were using silver iodide or dry ice (the silver...
Forum: Night Stop
23rd Feb 2021, 16:14
Replies: 16
Views: 2,367
Posted By NoelEvans

We had a few days there in late Jan '19 and late...

We had a few days there in late Jan '19 and late Jan '20. (We used to visit there quite a bit during my AirUK days, but the kids were smaller so that restricted visits to too many galleries. We did...
1st Feb 2021, 18:51
Replies: 58
Views: 24,446
Posted By NoelEvans

As I said a while back: So we now...

As I said a while back:



So we now agree!! Relative humidity is the defining factor for length of contrails.

Yes, the aeroplane emits a wee bit of water, but not all of the water for those...
1st Feb 2021, 14:57
Replies: 58
Views: 24,446
Posted By NoelEvans

I watched three contrails today (there weren't...

I watched three contrails today (there weren't many).

The first was a long contrail that lingered for a long, long time.

Some hours later, the next was very short. It disappeared a short way...
24th Jan 2021, 17:45
Replies: 58
Views: 24,446
Posted By NoelEvans

I see ... ... ... So I suppose those very short...

I see ... ... ...
So I suppose those very short contrails are when the aeroplane is not using much fuel and the long contrails are when they are using a lot?

(Does a contrail 'come out of the...
24th Jan 2021, 16:20
Replies: 58
Views: 24,446
Posted By NoelEvans

Let me explain how those contrails form. The...

Let me explain how those contrails form. The aeroplane does not emit that water to forms the contrails, The aeroplane disturbs moisture that is already in the air causing it to condense and form the...
24th Jan 2021, 08:09
Replies: 58
Views: 24,446
Posted By NoelEvans

So much is said about 'clouds'. Please note the...

So much is said about 'clouds'. Please note the careful difference that I pointed out between water droplet clouds and ice particle clouds. (They are very, very different. I know, I have done...
23rd Jan 2021, 17:19
Replies: 58
Views: 24,446
Posted By NoelEvans

Contrails are not 'water droplets'. At -50C or so...

Contrails are not 'water droplets'. At -50C or so they very, very, very rapidly become ice particles.

Water droplet clouds, lower and medium levels, are the cause of overwhelmingly the most of the...
13th Oct 2020, 11:37
Replies: 139
Views: 39,918
Posted By NoelEvans

An excellent response! Haven't I read...

An excellent response!

Haven't I read somewhere in the many pages elsewhere here that "BA Short-Haul is 'EasyJet where the pilots wear caps'!"?
Forum: Rotorheads
13th Oct 2020, 11:18
Replies: 81
Views: 17,548
Posted By NoelEvans

md 600 driver, If you are after a pleasant...

md 600 driver,

If you are after a pleasant lunch in the area, could I suggest a very pleasant Hall just west of the A1, near J47? Helicopters do land there, although I don't know any details...
16th Sep 2020, 10:13
Replies: 129
Views: 38,981
Posted By NoelEvans

Bindair Dundat THAT is at the very core of...

Bindair Dundat

THAT is at the very core of this entire problem.

Air travel is the safest form of travel. For both infection and accident safety.

The problem is that it helps to spread...
12th Sep 2020, 10:31
Replies: 123
Views: 31,052
Posted By NoelEvans

Which all emphasises the importance of...

Which all emphasises the importance of maintaining hygiene and 'social distancing', doesn't it? And could people please get it into their heads that just because they are 'wearing a mask' they are...
12th Sep 2020, 10:07
Replies: 123
Views: 31,052
Posted By NoelEvans

Agreed, "infected does not mean suffering from...

Agreed, "infected does not mean suffering from the virus."

"All it means is that you have tested positive, not that you are in danger, require hospital care or indeed die from the infection." also...
12th Sep 2020, 09:43
Replies: 129
Views: 38,981
Posted By NoelEvans

A recent study...

A recent study (https://www.medrxiv.org/content/10.1101/2020.07.02.20143826v3) found that the risk of infection on a flight is 1 in 4,300 for a full flight (becoming 1 in 7,700 if the middle seats...
9th Sep 2020, 17:33
Replies: 123
Views: 31,052
Posted By NoelEvans

If those idiots who were wearing bum-nappies...

If those idiots who were wearing bum-nappies around two decades ago behaved decently we would be able to get on top of this a lot faster and people would no longer need to be 'wearing nappies on...
6th Sep 2020, 08:17
Replies: 123
Views: 31,052
Posted By NoelEvans

It's one step before WHO in this whole debacle...

It's one step before WHO in this whole debacle that was the fundamental problem. It was them who was singing along "don't worry, they've got this very well under control". And they are still...
5th Sep 2020, 14:56
Replies: 123
Views: 31,052
Posted By NoelEvans

Very close parallels. It has all been done on...

Very close parallels. It has all been done on 'modelling'. In both cases quite rightly there was a very, very cautious initial reaction. With this nasty bug there was an increase in deaths, which...
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