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26th Jun 2022, 11:23
Replies: 8
Views: 3,315
Posted By Pelican

How can something like this not have been caught...

How can something like this not have been caught during flight testing and certification? US aircraft manufacturers seem to struggle with AoA limiters as of late.
5th Mar 2021, 09:22
Replies: 73
Views: 39,530
Posted By Pelican

Yeah, looks like Type V straight on...

Yeah, looks like Type V straight on contamination. This is a mistake. This can happen. What is unforgivable is that it wasn't flagged in the post application check.

And great job for the Flight...
21st Apr 2020, 13:11
Replies: 19
Views: 7,436
Posted By Pelican

Fully agree with poster - it's irritating to...

Fully agree with poster - it's irritating to always get directed to this screen. Even if you can adjust it, I don't want to have to do so each time clear my internet history.

Just don't see how...
22nd Mar 2020, 23:25
Replies: 8
Views: 3,156
Posted By Pelican

That's exactly what I did, India Four Two. But I...

That's exactly what I did, India Four Two. But I was just about the only one. About half the passengers wore masks, indicating they were somewhat fearful of the virus, yet were happy to queue up just...
22nd Mar 2020, 15:05
Replies: 8
Views: 3,156
Posted By Pelican

Call to gate staff regarding corona

Twice have I flown BA in the last two days (for work, I'd rather not fly at all at the moment). Both times passengers have been called to queue up well before they were ready to be properly boarded....
21st Mar 2020, 12:20
Replies: 23
Views: 18,010
Posted By Pelican

It must be the American ‘can do’ attitude that...

It must be the American ‘can do’ attitude that kept movements going. I have a lot of respect for that mindset, and I suppose approach control was still working, but it still strikes me as perhaps not...
9th Feb 2020, 12:25
Replies: 83
Views: 71,141
Posted By Pelican

First airport with decent winds is Frankfurt....

First airport with decent winds is Frankfurt. It's a huge storm system and the whole of Ireland, UK, Holland, Belgium and northern France has high winds.

We carried Frankfurt fuel but were lucky...
8th Nov 2019, 20:49
Replies: 8
Views: 4,190
Posted By Pelican

It was all or nothing? No spreading of the slots...

It was all or nothing? No spreading of the slots amongst different carriers?

Have been in the aviation game for some time, but slots are still a back art to me..
Forum: Tech Log
2nd Sep 2019, 18:50
Replies: 11
Views: 3,559
Posted By Pelican

Position of noswewheel on different era jets

Just wondering what the explanation is for jets of a previous era having the nosewheel so far back. The 747, L1011, DC-10, 757, as well as several Soviet designs, all had their nosewheel placed much...
24th Jul 2019, 20:02
Replies: 2
Views: 3,369
Posted By Pelican

Cyber attack? The timing suggests it might be....

Cyber attack? The timing suggests it might be. Probably won’t be admitted, if it is the case.

Just now (2200L) are flights finally starting to depart again, apparently. Huge delays for everybody...
22nd Dec 2013, 11:34
Replies: 16
Views: 3,849
Posted By Pelican

Thanks everybody for you input. The old airliner...

Thanks everybody for you input. The old airliner angle is good, but unfortunately there are runway length limitations (even in fiction they play me parts). The baddies may well decide to go cheap and...
21st Dec 2013, 23:44
Replies: 16
Views: 3,849
Posted By Pelican

No door and you can hear pretty much everything...

No door and you can hear pretty much everything that goes on in the back? Well, that spoils my story good. Not happy! :/

Any bizjets out there with a flightdeck door at least? Global Express...
21st Dec 2013, 16:49
Replies: 16
Views: 3,849
Posted By Pelican

Many thanks all for your prompt (and funny)...

Many thanks all for your prompt (and funny) answers. Two more follow up questions:

1) Is there a door between the cockpit and the cabin?

2) How silent is the airplane? If there was a fight...
21st Dec 2013, 11:08
Replies: 16
Views: 3,849
Posted By Pelican

Gulfstream 550 cargo hold

A question for a novel I am writing:

Does a Gulfstream 550 have a large enough cargo hold to take people inside? They would be tied up, probably two or three. Is it heated and pressurised and is...
24th Jun 2013, 21:52
Replies: 78
Views: 27,292
Posted By Pelican

Textbook stuff. Well done! Great video!

Textbook stuff. Well done!

Great video!
3rd Nov 2012, 14:31
Replies: 18
Views: 10,379
Posted By Pelican

Of course it is totally and utterly over the top....

Of course it is totally and utterly over the top. Life in prison? For this? Seriously....
30th Jun 2012, 18:14
Replies: 121
Views: 63,645
Posted By Pelican

People keep assuming the pilots push forward...

People keep assuming the pilots push forward after the bounce. I am not so sure this is the case. I was once on the jumpseat for a very heavy landing into Heraklion (though no airframe damage) and...
20th Oct 2009, 11:48
Replies: 23
Views: 4,861
Posted By Pelican

For now I prefer to be patted down as well. This...

For now I prefer to be patted down as well. This has nothing to do with the naked issue, it has to do with this being a new technology.

What are the long term health implications of it? What are...
23rd Jun 2009, 20:27
Replies: 2,744
Views: 805,186
Posted By Pelican

Does it seem like a good earner? I'm not so sure....

Does it seem like a good earner? I'm not so sure. Not in today's market.

The route probably has long term potential, but I would say it is quite brave to persist with it in these times. Also, it...
13th May 2009, 11:58
Replies: 88
Views: 39,974
Posted By Pelican

Whilst I share all your concern about people that...

Whilst I share all your concern about people that take their bags or other belongings during an evacuation, let's just accept it as an unfortunate fact. It happened here, it happened at probably...
14th Jan 2009, 07:39
Replies: 11
Views: 1,799
Posted By Pelican

FrequentSLF PLEASE give us a break with your...

FrequentSLF PLEASE give us a break with your drivel. PLEASE!
12th Oct 2008, 06:59
Replies: 89
Views: 24,899
Posted By Pelican

Will Virgin be next?? Where did that come...

Will Virgin be next??

Where did that come from? What does that have to do with the posted article? Let's just mention any random airline, shall we? God I get so tired of people like you who...
23rd Sep 2008, 08:41
Replies: 36
KLM
Views: 7,950
Posted By Pelican

PENKO, I agree. Air France advertises in Flight...

PENKO, I agree. Air France advertises in Flight Intl for pilots, Lufthansa and BA take pilots regardless of where they did their training. For these carriers(and I am sure many of the other so called...
21st Sep 2008, 21:27
Replies: 36
KLM
Views: 7,950
Posted By Pelican

Is that legal from an equality point of view? Is...

Is that legal from an equality point of view? Is there not some EU directive or law that would prevent these kind of practices from happening?

Even if it is legal, I am disappointed that a company...
8th Aug 2008, 21:55
Replies: 19
Views: 6,103
Posted By Pelican

I have never understood why the FAA has always...

I have never understood why the FAA has always been so intent on violations. Sure, rules need to be obeyed, and flying is no exception, but does it really help?

In Europe the authorities have a...
16th Jul 2008, 11:07
Replies: 27
Views: 5,183
Posted By Pelican

Well, if I had to tell a joke as part of the...

Well, if I had to tell a joke as part of the interview that would do it for me... can't tell jokes to save my life!
8th Apr 2008, 04:20
Replies: 60
Views: 17,415
Posted By Pelican

Why do I get the feeling there are many BMI...

Why do I get the feeling there are many BMI employees posting here :)

The name may be Virgin Atlantic, but I think you will find that Virgin has a route network extending in all directions....
Forum: North America
20th Feb 2008, 05:27
Replies: 2
Views: 882
Posted By Pelican

I don't think Virgin Charter is a company that...

I don't think Virgin Charter is a company that actually ownes aircraft themselves. It is more of a broker. Hence there won't be any flying jobs to be had.

If you insist on flying in the USA and...
21st Dec 2007, 10:32
Replies: 507
Views: 146,519
Posted By Pelican

Well, Amos2, I would have put it slightly nicer,...

Well, Amos2, I would have put it slightly nicer, but in essence I have to agree with you...
I do not want to discuss issues here and have to worry about some layman potentially taking things too...
20th Dec 2007, 12:50
Replies: 507
Views: 146,519
Posted By Pelican

Well I wasn't going to get invloved in this...

Well I wasn't going to get invloved in this one...

...but the John Marsh showed up.

Mr.Marsh, I fully agree with all points observed by others against your report, but I would like to further...
24th Nov 2007, 05:03
Replies: 21
Views: 10,063
Posted By Pelican

Some kind of rotorcraft to the west of the field,...

Some kind of rotorcraft to the west of the field, north of approach to 09L. Tsk... Unable to establish whether it was a gyrocopter or a heli.
29th Oct 2007, 15:49
Replies: 117
Views: 53,785
Posted By Pelican

36 hours!!? I mean, come on! Where do we draw the...

36 hours!!? I mean, come on! Where do we draw the line? Why not make it 48 hours, or indeed the whole week preceeding you coming to work?

I appreciate 8 hrs bottle to throttle may well not be...
2nd Dec 2006, 14:20
Replies: 4
Views: 775
Posted By Pelican

SEP ravalidation in other JAA member state

I hold a valid UK ATPL and will attempt to revalidate my Single Engine Piston (SEP), in order to take friends/family up. Problem is, I want to do it in another JAA member state. Is this possible, or...
Forum: Questions
14th Apr 2006, 20:07
Replies: 2
Views: 896
Posted By Pelican

Thanks GlobConnex, that is very useful...

Thanks GlobConnex, that is very useful information. Pretty much what I was looking for.
Forum: Questions
11th Apr 2006, 18:36
Replies: 2
Views: 896
Posted By Pelican

Commuting - standby travel

Will be starting a commuting job soon - from mainland Europe to London. Just looking for some good advice or practical tips from those who do it regularly.

Is travelling with a suitcase a big...
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