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29th Nov 2019, 05:16
Replies: 283
Views: 59,689
Posted By bolthead

How can one molecule (CO2) transfer so much heat...

How can one molecule (CO2) transfer so much heat to 2,379 (420ppm) other molecules? In the words of JSM, why is it so?
27th Nov 2019, 07:19
Replies: 283
Views: 59,689
Posted By bolthead

Yipee! More ozone. Another greenhouse gas. Is it...

Yipee! More ozone. Another greenhouse gas. Is it true ( Wiki ) that with no greenhouse gases, the ISA temp would be -18C?
26th Nov 2019, 13:04
Replies: 283
Views: 59,689
Posted By bolthead

I'm not interested in backyard experiments. If...

I'm not interested in backyard experiments. If someone can point to a link to an experiment where someone might have spent $100,000 out of the many billions of dollars already spent, demonstrating...
31st Aug 2019, 11:39
Replies: 77
Views: 27,061
Posted By bolthead

No Pressure First Solo Jandakot Airport

No more daylight. Incapacitated Instructor. Champion
14th Jun 2019, 12:52
Replies: 262
Views: 77,661
Posted By bolthead

They couldn't be described as 'quiet'. Are they...

They couldn't be described as 'quiet'. Are they more turbo - jet than fan? A bit 'smokey' too. Heard a story of a 6 week 'upgrade' for one of them.
25th Dec 2018, 03:17
Replies: 63
Views: 21,127
Posted By bolthead

What % of flights to Bali are operated by JQ...

What % of flights to Bali are operated by JQ Aussie compared to JQ Asia?
22nd Dec 2018, 15:26
Replies: 170
Views: 48,621
Posted By bolthead

I wonder which lucky IT consultants got the...

I wonder which lucky IT consultants got the contract for the MRS. I applied for class 1 renewal earlier this year. About the same time the rules were altered to allow me to use a class 2. You beauty...
13th Dec 2018, 14:27
Replies: 1,322
Views: 709,226
Posted By bolthead

That might explain a ( 5 hours late ) QF10 Perth...

That might explain a ( 5 hours late ) QF10 Perth - Melbourne almost doing an Ayers Rock scenic a few weeks ago. That appeared to take chasing the best tailwinds to a whole new level.
10th Sep 2018, 14:19
Replies: 1,223
Views: 474,681
Posted By bolthead

I'm hearing rumours suggesting that diligently...

I'm hearing rumours suggesting that diligently checking the trims before takeoff would be a very good idea.
28th Aug 2018, 09:44
Replies: 27
Views: 3,613
Posted By bolthead

From the outside looking in, it appears each...

From the outside looking in, it appears each organisation has to start with a blank sheet of paper, and re-invent the wheel. Many thousands of dollars later......Why?
19th Aug 2018, 06:10
Replies: 65
Views: 21,138
Posted By bolthead

I'm an 'Air Worker' and the changes for that are...

I'm an 'Air Worker' and the changes for that are always 2 years away. ie. don't bother waiting 2 years, because it will still be 2 years.
27th May 2018, 04:55
Replies: 62
Views: 19,389
Posted By bolthead

Crikey! Going to need no. 1 man ( oops, or woman...

Crikey! Going to need no. 1 man ( oops, or woman or in-between ) driving the tug to get a wide-body out of there unscathed.
7th Mar 2018, 11:59
Replies: 159
Views: 61,904
Posted By bolthead

Just wild speculation on my part Capt. But it was...

Just wild speculation on my part Capt. But it was the first reaction of someone ( with plenty of conquest time ) that hadn't been aware of this incident until I told them.
7th Mar 2018, 11:13
Replies: 159
Views: 61,904
Posted By bolthead

Do Skippers conquests have the engine stop...

Do Skippers conquests have the engine stop buttons well guarded?
You wouldn't want a stray Ipad to spoil your day.
16th Feb 2018, 02:28
Replies: 298
Views: 94,252
Posted By bolthead

I have it on good authority Buzzbox, that it has...

I have it on good authority Buzzbox, that it has been placed in the 'Too Hard' file.

Have you ever seen one of those sheepdog competitions where the poor dog, no matter how good it is, gets a few...
15th Feb 2018, 03:30
Replies: 160
Views: 17,657
Posted By bolthead

Does anyone know how the CTAF frequencies are...

Does anyone know how the CTAF frequencies are allocated? I suspect that the chance of getting one, and avoiding the 126.7 crush, is as rare as rocking horse sh!t. eg Bunbury WA could do with its own,...
3rd Feb 2018, 01:54
Replies: 160
Views: 17,657
Posted By bolthead

Recently, while I was departing Kalgoorlie, a...

Recently, while I was departing Kalgoorlie, a Qantas 737 called (CTAF) inbound at 60 miles. My initial thought was, wow, haven't heard that before. But a Bonanza was in his way and there was plenty...
11th Dec 2017, 12:13
Replies: 172
Views: 24,074
Posted By bolthead

er Rutan, you forgot to mention that AGL are...

er Rutan, you forgot to mention that AGL are going to use gas as well to replace Liddell. Is gas renewable, and if the other 'renewables" are so good, why is gas needed?
10th Dec 2017, 07:41
Replies: 172
Views: 24,074
Posted By bolthead

Never been there, and never want to. But I did...

Never been there, and never want to. But I did read one report that a major contributor to the pollution at this time of the year is the nearby farmers burning their old crop stubbles in preparation...
19th Nov 2017, 02:18
Replies: 29
Views: 8,553
Posted By bolthead

Went through Oslo Airport security recently, and...

Went through Oslo Airport security recently, and whoa!!!, why can't other airports be like this? Mind you, it would cost quite a few bucks.

You get your own little 'cubicle' to take as long as you...
23rd Sep 2017, 05:09
Replies: 7
Views: 3,537
Posted By bolthead

Subject for another thread or maybe its already...

Subject for another thread or maybe its already been done (link please?).
Why has the Fokker 70/100 been in the used car lots for a while in Europe and the best thing since sliced bread here?
23rd Sep 2017, 04:52
Replies: 158
Views: 95,269
Posted By bolthead

The rate of climb to toc seemed very leisurely....

The rate of climb to toc seemed very leisurely. It was chockers so maybe max weight. Perhaps Norwegian use a very conservative climb power setting.
Maybe Qantas ones have a lot more ponies and mtow...
22nd Sep 2017, 17:15
Replies: 158
Views: 95,269
Posted By bolthead

Went for a ride in Norwegian's dash 9 Bangkok -...

Went for a ride in Norwegian's dash 9 Bangkok - Oslo, so can provide a toilet report. Much better than Jetstar's dash 8, which is pathetic. If the same people, using the same logic, have specced out...
20th Sep 2017, 10:16
Replies: 63
Views: 7,277
Posted By bolthead

Last time I looked at a solar panel it appeared...

Last time I looked at a solar panel it appeared to have an aluminium frame.
I'd like to see them make aluminium with renewable power, and keep the lights on. I think they would have 3 chances....
19th Sep 2017, 08:13
Replies: 63
Views: 7,277
Posted By bolthead

Burning cow dung to do your cooking must do...

Burning cow dung to do your cooking must do wonders for your health, as well as local pollution levels.
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