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4th Aug 2017, 19:36
Replies: 39
Views: 22,090
Posted By charliemouse

Normally several "risers" of charge ascend, at...

Normally several "risers" of charge ascend, at the same time the main charge descends , or several threads of charge coalesce and descend. One lucky riser gets to meet the charge coming down first,...
23rd Aug 2015, 21:06
Replies: 1,087
Views: 936,983
Posted By charliemouse

I've been thinking the same thing since seeing...

I've been thinking the same thing since seeing that clip.

I don't know enough about the stall characteristics of swept wing aircraft but the tail entering ground effect above the trees would give...
21st Apr 2015, 10:04
Replies: 0
Views: 1,645
Posted By charliemouse

El Al loses a wheel on departure: Ben Gurion

The Sun (I know) reporting an emergency landing for an El Al flight after "parts of a wheel" found on the runway.


Reassuring after the Air France Concorde/Continental incident that everyone...
12th Feb 2015, 15:20
Replies: 3,924
Views: 3,760,347
Posted By charliemouse

Test stalled sure - but at or close to service...

Test stalled sure - but at or close to service ceiling? With a simulated full load, an imperfect trim with rearward CoG and perhaps some loss of situational awareness? (ie in a thunderstorm at night,...
12th Feb 2015, 14:29
Replies: 3,924
Views: 3,760,347
Posted By charliemouse

An airframe every year or two falling out of the...

An airframe every year or two falling out of the sky from cruise killing hundreds.
Sims not accurately programmed to train for scenarios that can and do happen in extremis.
Is it time to fit an...
Replies: 420
Views: 63,681
Posted By charliemouse

The Elephant in Room

The point has been made on this thread before, but I think it bears underlining:

You *can* make hypothetical technical arguments until the cows come home (Let's face it, few on here have many...
3rd Jan 2014, 14:14
Replies: 5
Views: 3,303
Posted By charliemouse

Not sure about categories a) through d), but the...

Not sure about categories a) through d), but the guy quoted in the "dear old" Sun "feared for his life". He is category e) a television producer of Death In The Skies type "documentaries"
Apparently...
20th Dec 2013, 18:32
Replies: 108
Views: 63,219
Posted By charliemouse

If your name is interchangeable with any number...

If your name is interchangeable with any number of "cousins" and you don't turn up at court you won't have a criminal record...
Forum: Jet Blast
8th Jun 2013, 13:50
Replies: 70
Views: 4,660
Posted By charliemouse

Varroa: don't and won't wipe out Honey Bees per...

Varroa: don't and won't wipe out Honey Bees per se... (maybe the odd colony that is weak) but are an additional stress the bees could do without whilst trying to find a flower that isn't laced with...
12th Apr 2013, 14:24
Replies: 34
Views: 19,385
Posted By charliemouse

Check... It's just foreshortening - almost...

Check... It's just foreshortening - almost certainly the photographer chose that lense and that location. Also the fence is at quite an acute angle and a fair way away at the end of the runway.
...
24th Dec 2012, 14:30
Replies: 36
Views: 7,885
Posted By charliemouse

I knew the Russians had taken over on the Cote...

I knew the Russians had taken over on the Cote d'azur... but an Antononv to bring in the Christmas Caviar - that's the final proof...

Move to spotters mods?
19th Nov 2012, 22:12
Replies: 37
Views: 22,650
Posted By charliemouse

Exactly Agaricus. I can do the physics. I got an...

Exactly Agaricus. I can do the physics. I got an "O" level...

Luke Sky Toddler: "Wiz it's not just the total G pulled it's how fast the G came on ... they plot G vs time in 0.1 second increments...
Replies: 415
Views: 265,542
Posted By charliemouse

BOAC, Bewildering array or not - I think if...

BOAC,

Bewildering array or not - I think if you look at the picture in the report, you might wonder "why is that one with the little white ring on it pulled out", even if you had never seen a 767...
Forum: Questions
29th Oct 2012, 23:32
Replies: 30
Views: 4,836
Posted By charliemouse

And what? Put on the brakes and land the plane? ...

And what? Put on the brakes and land the plane?

Pilots are in the air for pretty low maximum hours compared to bus,train and coach drivers. The least I would expect is they could be conscious....
21st Sep 2012, 22:21
Replies: 231
Views: 83,091
Posted By charliemouse

It seems I AM qualified to comment... (SLF)

Not a pilot but...:}

I am a marketing and branding professional.

A "Brand" is put simply "a promise". In this instance the brand is Monarch and the promise on their website is: "Customer...
15th Sep 2012, 21:12
Replies: 2,722
Views: 1,152,457
Posted By charliemouse

Would be no shock - a look at their share price...

Would be no shock - a look at their share price is all you need...
...
14th Sep 2012, 11:23
Replies: 121
Views: 45,561
Posted By charliemouse

Usual caveats about SLF posting comments apply

I guess it's a good job this situation didn't happen below 500 feet?

Most dangerous phase of flight - T/O and landing. Most critical thing to staying in the air - airspeed. Professional crews...
26th Jul 2012, 08:15
Replies: 29
Views: 12,792
Posted By charliemouse

If it was interference it will the first time -...

If it was interference it will the first time - about as likely in real life as a mobile phone causing an explosion in a petrol station...

Am I missing something - why would passengers get...
18th Jul 2012, 11:34
Replies: 59
Views: 37,739
Posted By charliemouse

yes - poor murdering sod - lets hope despite all...

yes - poor murdering sod - lets hope despite all evidence hes in a dark warm place...

Now - sparing us the ubiquitous "RIP" posts... perhaps we could keep it to aircraft and not social studies...
Replies: 10
Views: 5,962
Posted By charliemouse

How long before we hear that it couldn't happen...

How long before we hear that it couldn't happen to groundcrew under the wheels of an A380? :E

Agree by the way, tragic for the individual, but not really relevant here.
9th Mar 2012, 11:41
Replies: 46
Views: 17,599
Posted By charliemouse

Used to do this route regularly as px. Wx...

Used to do this route regularly as px.

Wx at Ronaldsway often makes the landing lively, and have experienced many a positive contact. Not in the least suprised to see a tyre/gear issue - but...
13th Dec 2011, 08:47
Replies: 101
Views: 22,416
Posted By charliemouse

Computers - only as clever as the coder...

Just a thought - but why do Airbus allow spurious, low-importance alerts (like aircon) to give audible warnings within a short time-frame of somewhat more important ones (ground proximity......
17th Apr 2011, 23:01
Replies: 431
Views: 238,179
Posted By charliemouse

Cameras = safety

"On the A380 engine failure thread, it was mentioned that the crew were rushing about looking out of the cabin windows trying to see what had happened, but were unable to, and I asked the question...
12th Sep 2010, 23:13
Replies: 2,246
Views: 554,310
Posted By charliemouse

You can't polish a turd...

But you can roll it in (blue and yellow) glitter...
12th Feb 2009, 22:57
Replies: 92
Views: 40,358
Posted By charliemouse

PBY Ask the captain of the AA A320 about no...

PBY
Ask the captain of the AA A320 about no engines and aircraft control! No engine hydraulics, just the blue system powered by the RAT? He seemed in full control to do such a good job! The 737 is...
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