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22nd Feb 2021, 09:24
Replies: 278
Views: 178,253
Posted By sky9

A couple of comments refer to engine Fire rather...

A couple of comments refer to engine Fire rather than Severe Damage. When you listen to the ATC recording the flight crew reported an Engine Failure, not Fire which would be correct because the...
Forum: Jet Blast
20th Feb 2021, 08:44
Replies: 11
Views: 2,094
Posted By sky9

Supreme Court Uber ruling and Aviation

The UK Supreme Court has ruled that Uber drivers are employees of Uber. Will that apply to UK self-employed pilots?
“If the reality is that Uber’s market share in London is such that its drivers...
14th Oct 2020, 16:14
Replies: 721
Views: 290,270
Posted By sky9

At the risk of repeating myself over the last...

At the risk of repeating myself over the last couple of years, the BAC1-11 had 4 AOA vanes, 2 for the stick shake and 2 for the stick push.
5th Oct 2020, 16:21
Replies: 721
Views: 290,270
Posted By sky9

I am right is saying that MCAS activation doesn't...

I am right is saying that MCAS activation doesn't cause the trim wheel to operate, in which case it is fundamentally different from a stab trim runaway.
One of the things I loved on the 737 and...
28th Sep 2020, 09:31
Replies: 721
Views: 290,270
Posted By sky9

hunbet So was the trim wheel certified...

hunbet

So was the trim wheel certified taking account of the reduction in size and therefore turning force available? And I really can't see anything that any female pilot would have an issue...
24th Sep 2020, 15:18
Replies: 721
Views: 290,270
Posted By sky9

"The wheel got smaller again compared to the NG...

"The wheel got smaller again compared to the NG and is not intended be changed now AFAIK."

And the wheel on the original 200 was certified when there weren't any (or very few) female pilots. Has...
1st Sep 2020, 21:58
Replies: 123
Views: 30,466
Posted By sky9

Turning on the seat belt sign stops people...

Turning on the seat belt sign stops people walking around the cabin; or it should do.
1st Sep 2020, 16:48
Replies: 123
Views: 30,466
Posted By sky9

I think the issue is that cabin staff cannot...

I think the issue is that cabin staff cannot enforce what is government regulations other than the ANO “not complying with a lawful command.” as it is the job of the police under the The Health...
6th Aug 2020, 15:29
Replies: 721
Views: 290,270
Posted By sky9

Someone in the FAA needs to dig out "Handling the...

Someone in the FAA needs to dig out "Handling the Big Jets" by DP Davis, test pilot with the British Air Registration Board in the 1950's and read page 137 and the diagrams on 138 and 9.

The BAC...
11th Jun 2020, 08:33
Replies: 4
Views: 1,124
Posted By sky9

EasyJet Bristol

I have booked flights fro BRS to GLA on the 3rd July returning on the 10th. I saw a press release a couple of weeks ago showing that these flights were not operating as yet.

Can anyone advise me...
30th Mar 2020, 15:17
Replies: 0
Views: 482
Posted By sky9

Malwarebytes and Resolving Host

If you have a problem with "Resolving Host" on Chrome and have also installed Malwarebytes uninstall the latter and enjoy Chrome without any problems.
6th Mar 2020, 21:37
Replies: 40
Views: 19,714
Posted By sky9

So what happens to the virus in the HEPA filter;...

So what happens to the virus in the HEPA filter; and how often is it changed and by who?
18th Jan 2020, 17:04
Replies: 21
Views: 14,267
Posted By sky9

"I thought those flying Landrovers have left...

"I thought those flying Landrovers have left Northolt"
Current rumour was it was a "Mercedes" can anyone check on Flightradar24
16th Jan 2020, 06:11
Replies: 58
Views: 46,680
Posted By sky9

I wonder whether airline directors are looking at...

I wonder whether airline directors are looking at the Boeing debacle and noticing a certain similarity in the way they are driving down costs without any concern for the people they employ.
Many...
10th Jan 2020, 15:59
Replies: 379
Views: 159,464
Posted By sky9

Prior to 1972 certification in the UK was...

Prior to 1972 certification in the UK was delegated to the Air Registration Board that was independent of the Civil Aviation Authority. It could be the case that such a board needs to be set up again...
10th Jan 2020, 07:54
Replies: 379
Views: 159,464
Posted By sky9

Anyone who flew in the 1960's and 70's was very...

Anyone who flew in the 1960's and 70's was very much aware of the efforts made on the BAC 1-11 to avoid stalls with its doubled up stick shake and aggressive stick push. As someone who flew many...
8th Jan 2020, 15:58
Replies: 674
Views: 1,615,737
Posted By sky9

I suspect that I know the answer but does the...

I suspect that I know the answer but does the 737NG transfer maintenance data on ACARS?
Forum: Jet Blast
23rd Dec 2019, 15:33
Replies: 94
Views: 92,671
Posted By sky9

The big question for Boeing is when will they get...

The big question for Boeing is when will they get their certification for the Max back. To protect and preserve its own back I cannot see the FAA agreeing to that on its own but as part of an...
14th Dec 2019, 09:22
Replies: 4,656
Views: 4,391,542
Posted By sky9

Many months ago it was highlighted that the 737...

Many months ago it was highlighted that the 737 had a smaller elevator in relation to the stabiliser than other Boeing aircraft. The longer this goes on the more relevant it appears.
2nd Dec 2019, 14:39
Replies: 4,656
Views: 4,391,542
Posted By sky9

I was watching them yesterday; around the same...

I was watching them yesterday; around the same time a European airline training captain was allegedly regularly doing the same on training flights.

As the Boeing boss said to Tex “you know it’s...
2nd Dec 2019, 08:16
Replies: 4,656
Views: 4,391,542
Posted By sky9

Wonder what else these experts got wrong? ...

Wonder what else these experts got wrong?
Collins Dictionary refer to it as
the acute (https://www.collinsdictionary.com/dictionary/english/acute) angle between the chord...
2nd Dec 2019, 05:53
Replies: 4,656
Views: 4,391,542
Posted By sky9

I was going through the Boeing update on the MAX...

I was going through the Boeing update on the MAX and came across their definitions page
https://www.boeing.com/commercial/737max/737-max-software-updates.page
Their definition is interesting:...
23rd Nov 2019, 16:07
Replies: 4,656
Views: 4,391,542
Posted By sky9

Surely you cannot have an aircraft that is non...

Surely you cannot have an aircraft that is non compliant with regulatory requirements getting approval. That would leave the regulators in the dock as well as Boeing at every incident involving the...
16th Nov 2019, 15:00
Replies: 4,656
Views: 4,391,542
Posted By sky9

"Straight from Steve" would appear to me to be...

"Straight from Steve" would appear to me to be directed at Boeing as much as the FAA staff. I cannot see the FAA approving the MAX ahead of other Regulators or before Steve has flown the aircraft...
14th Nov 2019, 16:16
Replies: 4,656
Views: 4,391,542
Posted By sky9

Will the MCAS be certified with what the FAA...

Will the MCAS be certified with what the FAA thought they had agreed in tailplane activation, or with what Boeing actually implemented?
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