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18th Nov 2019, 09:34
Replies: 108
Views: 58,930
Posted By QuarterInchSocket

Meghan Washington, Kelly Rowland etc. all are...

Meghan Washington, Kelly Rowland etc. all are high profile characters, all have had run ins with the company.

there is something toxic in the stream. I’ve seen it. It’s real, wheither people...
12th Nov 2019, 05:47
Replies: 33
Views: 20,421
Posted By QuarterInchSocket

often. Hangar docking is a total pain even with...

often. Hangar docking is a total pain even with doors closed. tows into hangars without docking can still be tight. Youd be surprised the amount of tow operations there are everyday

i expect the...
10th Nov 2019, 04:25
Replies: 33
Views: 20,421
Posted By QuarterInchSocket

The operation wont learn. There'll be an equal...

The operation wont learn. There'll be an equal amount of neck breathers pressing to get the stricken bird back in service.
its a brutal, never ending cycle.

thoughts are with the pic and wing...
Forum: Tech Log
6th Nov 2019, 01:50
Replies: 73
Views: 12,251
Posted By QuarterInchSocket

You mean the reference book I quoted all the way...

You mean the reference book I quoted all the way up at post #6? 😒

im not sure what to say... everything is in that text to arrive at a sound conclusion and I’m sceptical of the references that...
Forum: Tech Log
23rd Oct 2019, 02:22
Replies: 73
Views: 12,251
Posted By QuarterInchSocket

There is an academic book written on jet engine...

There is an academic book written on jet engine performance characteristics that talks about a windmilling engine, written assumedly for engine designers learning their trade (uni qual).

"Gas...
24th Sep 2019, 05:28
Replies: 25
Views: 7,522
Posted By QuarterInchSocket

Good read, thanks Dick. Quote also hits the nail...

Good read, thanks Dick. Quote also hits the nail on the head
14th Sep 2019, 21:28
Replies: 19
Views: 5,913
Posted By QuarterInchSocket

or they've factored in for the lowest common...

or they've factored in for the lowest common denominator, an inept pilot.
21st Aug 2019, 01:48
Replies: 16
Views: 2,469
Posted By QuarterInchSocket

By the look of his arrangement, the sim is...

By the look of his arrangement, the sim is professionally built so unless there is something wrong with the specific duct for equipment cooling in the lower eicas spot, equipment cooling can be...
Forum: Tech Log
18th Aug 2019, 23:33
Replies: 16
Views: 3,878
Posted By QuarterInchSocket

Politely disagree. Lifecycle of the fuel...

Politely disagree. Lifecycle of the fuel controller is affected due to operating irrespective if for a short transit or long turnaround.

there are many applied techniques, we’ve covered most of...
15th Aug 2019, 10:53
Replies: 16
Views: 2,469
Posted By QuarterInchSocket

Wow hey, that looks cool! I wonder if I’m tall...

Wow hey, that looks cool! I wonder if I’m tall enough to go on that ride? :)

are the pvd’s operational?

good luck. Sorry couldn’t be of more use
Forum: Tech Log
15th Aug 2019, 05:51
Replies: 16
Views: 3,878
Posted By QuarterInchSocket

As far as i know, yes. Atleast the CL's and NG's...

As far as i know, yes. Atleast the CL's and NG's ive been exposed to do. See your company books to determine if your fleet how your fleet is configured.

cheers
14th Aug 2019, 23:00
Replies: 16
Views: 2,469
Posted By QuarterInchSocket

The grey is the backlight typical of lcd’s which...

The grey is the backlight typical of lcd’s which might also give a lead as to why thermal cutoff is occurring if it’s the lower eicas that’s failing... Just an idea. I remember the lcd du’s on the...
Forum: Tech Log
14th Aug 2019, 22:40
Replies: 11
Views: 2,298
Posted By QuarterInchSocket

Why not ask him in the cruise? He may have a back...

Why not ask him in the cruise? He may have a back story to go along with it that might help you make your own choices. Always ask the question, a hidden golden rule of aviation.
Forum: Tech Log
14th Aug 2019, 22:31
Replies: 16
Views: 3,878
Posted By QuarterInchSocket

More than happy to be corrected as correctness is...

More than happy to be corrected as correctness is not assured :)

the reasoning for running a pump is to give positive fuel pressure to the APU fuel control unit to preserve its lifecycle. Which...
20th Jul 2019, 23:05
Replies: 20
Views: 3,905
Posted By QuarterInchSocket

In the proposed amendment, subreg (3) kicks off...

In the proposed amendment, subreg (3) kicks off with “subject to sub regulation (1)”. The proposed reg change explicity states that safety is the prevailing priority, over cost.

Conjecture - worst...
Forum: Tech Log
9th Jul 2019, 15:16
Replies: 47
Views: 10,259
Posted By QuarterInchSocket

No, was definitely the APU. Boeing in conjunction...

No, was definitely the APU. Boeing in conjunction with I think it was Garrett tried to track down the cause. They had a bunch of recommendations which are still relevant today; nominally oil...
Forum: Tech Log
7th Jul 2019, 18:15
Replies: 47
Views: 10,259
Posted By QuarterInchSocket

I did consider the 747CL along with the 737CL...

I did consider the 747CL along with the 737CL both of which share similar characteristics with respect to issues relating to starting reliability. My rubbish talk is geared toward the modern machines...
Forum: Tech Log
7th Jul 2019, 14:59
Replies: 47
Views: 10,259
Posted By QuarterInchSocket

you assume the need for a technique without...

you assume the need for a technique without considering that perhaps there has been an analysis conducted by a team of professional engineers in an office working for the apu oem, the aircraft...
Forum: Tech Log
5th Jul 2019, 05:16
Replies: 47
Views: 10,259
Posted By QuarterInchSocket

The 737CL apu seems to be the more troubling of...

The 737CL apu seems to be the more troubling of all the twin engine airplanes, I definitely see the failed starts on the ground with this type; it eventually gets cranking after a few tries but can...
Forum: Tech Log
4th Jul 2019, 15:03
Replies: 47
Views: 10,259
Posted By QuarterInchSocket

this! x1000

this! x1000
4th Jul 2019, 14:34
Replies: 2
Views: 2,291
Posted By QuarterInchSocket

Hello there first off - welcome, and good...

Hello there

first off - welcome, and good luck!

second - I would strongly advise NOT applying, and insist you go toward another trade. For the past few years I have seen apprentices come out of...
2nd Jun 2019, 15:46
Replies: 44
Views: 25,417
Posted By QuarterInchSocket

yep, i deserve that. apologies!

yep, i deserve that. apologies!
2nd Jun 2019, 08:53
Replies: 44
Views: 25,417
Posted By QuarterInchSocket

relative to the first prang, your point is valid....

relative to the first prang, your point is valid. However, for all subsequent ops exhibiting practically identical symptoms - I believe it SHOULD be straightforward, and caught early having already...
15th Apr 2019, 05:44
Replies: 23
Views: 5,667
Posted By QuarterInchSocket

I was merely thinking (a danger in itself!) that...

I was merely thinking (a danger in itself!) that perhaps a quick check would be to cross-reference the ‘mechanical’ airspeed to the synthesized ‘electronic’ one, especially when the ‘mechanical’...
15th Apr 2019, 02:25
Replies: 23
Views: 5,667
Posted By QuarterInchSocket

(I’m not a pilot) I’ve always found it curious...

(I’m not a pilot) I’ve always found it curious that right in front of the seat occupant are, usually -on the big jets-, true airspeed and ground speed indications.
Do these serve ANY purpose...
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