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2nd Jun 2013, 19:00
Replies: 992
Views: 956,958
Posted By Joetom

So, Airbus recorded 32 cowl events up to the...

So, Airbus recorded 32 cowl events up to the summer of 2012.

So now, at least 34 recorded, plus some un-recorded I could guess.

I wonder if any data exists of incorrect fitment of cowls picked...
1st Jun 2013, 09:56
Replies: 992
Views: 956,958
Posted By Joetom

Multi Eng Maint, worth a read me thinks. ...

Multi Eng Maint, worth a read me thinks.

AERO : Controlling Nuisance Moisture (http://www.boeing.com/commercial/aeromagazine/aero_05/m/m01/index.html)

Just click on second line down when on the...
23rd Apr 2013, 09:25
Replies: 2,186
Views: 912,729
Posted By Joetom

I am thinking Boeing and the FAA would like all...

I am thinking Boeing and the FAA would like all aircraft back flying the 180 soon as possible with all the airlines together.

But I think some airlines may elect not to use the full 180 in the...
Forum: Tech Log
17th Mar 2013, 21:18
Replies: 746
Views: 155,262
Posted By Joetom

Containment can be achieved, but too...

Containment can be achieved, but too heavy(£/fuel) at the moment.

I thought some APU's in the tail cone have it but only to avoid the tail/tail control devices being damaged by items/parts leaving...
Forum: Tech Log
17th Mar 2013, 21:05
Replies: 1,100
Views: 181,527
Posted By Joetom

Just viewed the Boeing fix, very nice. I...

Just viewed the Boeing fix, very nice.

I know they are trying to cover all the bases and did a good job I think.

Two big points from my take on it.

1. Batts are not reqd during flight.

2....
5th Mar 2013, 17:50
Replies: 2,186
Views: 912,729
Posted By Joetom

Quote. He began by reminding the audience...

Quote.

He began by reminding the audience that the problematic batteries are not used in flight !!!

That's ok then.

Quote.

will move really fast” once the Federal Aviation Administration...
2nd Mar 2013, 16:31
Replies: 2,186
Views: 912,729
Posted By Joetom

EEng Quote. There are several entities...

EEng

Quote.

There are several entities involved in this chain of responsibility: Boeing, Thales, GSYuasa, Securaplane. Remind me if I've left anyone out. Before the fires, this was already a...
2nd Mar 2013, 14:56
Replies: 2,186
Views: 912,729
Posted By Joetom

Root cause of battery failure I've seen several...

Root cause of battery failure
I've seen several comments on not knowing the root cause of the battery failure, yet about ten days ago All Nippon Airways made this statement: Japan probe finds...
25th Feb 2013, 11:10
Replies: 737
Views: 147,738
Posted By Joetom

As previous posters mention, Pilot pay is not...

As previous posters mention, Pilot pay is not always so good for the younger/newer chaps.

I understand some airline flying staff (plus many others) are able to reduce income tax in some clever...
25th Feb 2013, 10:49
Replies: 2,186
Views: 912,729
Posted By Joetom

A great thread indeed. Even if a short term...

A great thread indeed.

Even if a short term fix/containment of problem battery can be agreed with Boeing and the FAA, many or most airlines may not elect to fly the 787 in this state.

Just too...
21st Nov 2012, 16:42
Replies: 737
Views: 147,738
Posted By Joetom

Racing to the bottom is about right. Unless...

Racing to the bottom is about right.

Unless people love the job's in major airline's or holding companies, move on to new fields !

Bankers ???
21st Nov 2012, 16:33
Replies: 48
Views: 33,333
Posted By Joetom

Quote As I understand it, evolution in...

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As I understand it, evolution in technology is similar to biological evolution in that it happens in leaps and plateaus, not a steady plod. I seem to recall the engines on the early 747s,...
21st Nov 2012, 16:16
Replies: 19
Views: 8,875
Posted By Joetom

The first post picture appears to show NLG...

The first post picture appears to show NLG possible skid marks.

My thought, does the 320 TXFR to APU genny when it's up and running ?

Or I guess shutting down one engine during taxi will lead...
12th Nov 2012, 12:44
Replies: 97
Views: 40,178
Posted By Joetom

BBC News - Airline SAS to cut jobs and pay...

BBC News - Airline SAS to cut jobs and pay (http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-20296034)

Big numbers indeed !
Forum: Tech Log
1st Oct 2012, 11:21
Replies: 24
Views: 8,180
Posted By Joetom

Tankering ??? Sorry for the drift, but. ...

Tankering ???

Sorry for the drift, but.

Unless Tankering is reqd for a good reasons(not just cost of fuel) it's a dead loss for planet green and safety.

Aircraft operating at higher weights...
22nd Aug 2012, 19:46
Replies: 49
Views: 9,501
Posted By Joetom

ffb... give it time. Tax income/streams are...

ffb... give it time.

Tax income/streams are great tools, lots of people looking at the best ways of getting nice easy Tax.

Just accept it.

One UK Tax I don't like, insurance Tax, take car...
Forum: Tech Log
21st Aug 2012, 11:39
Replies: 22
Views: 8,744
Posted By Joetom

Think 145 is about right. The 350 will not...

Think 145 is about right.

The 350 will not be havin a tail tank at service entry they say, their data shows overall, not worth it at this time, but I guess it will always remain an option.
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21st Aug 2012, 11:28
Replies: 49
Views: 9,501
Posted By Joetom

GWH Your MP is just being honest. ...

GWH

Your MP is just being honest.

Gov.com's tend to collect Tax, this is just a nice easy one that gets poured into the Tax Bucket with little effort apart from just playing with the rate.
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19th Aug 2012, 09:26
Replies: 49
Views: 9,501
Posted By Joetom

FullWings is hearing correct. Some...

FullWings is hearing correct.

Some travellers/visitors to Europe from distant places (capital city !!!) are indeed making travel plans to avoid the very high UK APD, lets say they visit the UK...
18th Aug 2012, 19:08
Replies: 49
Views: 9,501
Posted By Joetom

Are there any trains running between London and...

Are there any trains running between London and New York then?

Not that I know.

But trains do travel between the UK and Europe.

Looking at UK train travel costs, it can not be a surprise...
18th Aug 2012, 18:55
Replies: 49
Views: 9,501
Posted By Joetom

BBC - Have Your Say: How can travel by train be...

BBC - Have Your Say: How can travel by train be improved? (http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/haveyoursay/2010/11/how_should_train_overcrowding.html)
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By increasing APD the UK will be balancing...
17th Aug 2012, 22:12
Replies: 49
Views: 9,501
Posted By Joetom

It's a nice easy tax, airlines have to pay it. ...

It's a nice easy tax, airlines have to pay it.

I don't see it resting at this level for long, inflation and the term "Green" will come into play.

APD and Stamp Duty are just low hanging fruit...
14th Aug 2012, 11:14
Replies: 51
Views: 20,615
Posted By Joetom

Or you could ask yourself: Does it make sense? ...

Or you could ask yourself: Does it make sense?


(Complacency will kill us all)

Yes, This could save some, but some some will slip through.

It just reminds me of that triangle thingy,...
13th Aug 2012, 23:16
Replies: 51
Views: 20,615
Posted By Joetom

Very intersting subject. I have been very...

Very intersting subject.

I have been very interested in performance for many years, T/O and LDNG performance is so interesting.

We have seen so many examples of getting it wrong on T/O and...
7th Jul 2012, 22:00
Replies: 1,316
Views: 331,143
Posted By Joetom

7. Pilots get little hand flying time in this...

7. Pilots get little hand flying time in this event zone.

care to elaborate ?
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Pilots tend to hand fly take off and landings, little in climb/decent and even less in cruise.

Just follow...
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