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25th Jan 2011, 08:01
Replies: 54
Views: 20,804
Posted By norodnik

Security is a joke everywhere you go, the...

Security is a joke everywhere you go, the alternative is a Police State.

Fact:- blowing things, people, planes up is easy

The reason it doesn't happen every day is because it would lose its...
6th Dec 2010, 14:00
Replies: 550
Views: 96,788
Posted By norodnik

re: Honking in South Korea much the...

re: Honking in South Korea



much the same as if you hit a Cow in India, and it used to be if a sheep wanted to commit suicide on the Isle of Skye and chose to jump in front of your car, that...
Forum: Tech Log
27th Oct 2010, 17:25
Replies: 2,051
Views: 1,185,677
Posted By norodnik

Did you need all 4 reheats to go from 0.95 - 1.7...

Did you need all 4 reheats to go from 0.95 - 1.7 ?

If you got to 1.3 and then one or more failed could you continue (albeit with slower acceleration ?)

I presume if you were unable to get the...
Forum: Tech Log
4th Oct 2010, 17:54
Replies: 2,051
Views: 1,185,677
Posted By norodnik

I sort of have a galley story if you'll forgive...

I sort of have a galley story if you'll forgive the intrusion from a non crew member.

My routine was out on the 8pm LHR subby into JFK around 11pm and taxi down to stay in the Marriott World Trade...
Forum: Tech Log
8th Sep 2010, 05:52
Replies: 2,051
Views: 1,185,677
Posted By norodnik

As per a previous post of mine, I've uploaded a...

As per a previous post of mine, I've uploaded a takeoff and landing from JFK - LHR, including the very minor blip on roll from JFK and the 1990mph on the Marilake.


YouTube - uvs040403 002 3...
Forum: Tech Log
5th Sep 2010, 20:04
Replies: 2,051
Views: 1,185,677
Posted By norodnik

I did experience reverse thrust (in flight) once...

I did experience reverse thrust (in flight) once and, as I recall, we needed to get down somewhat quicker than normal.

From my usual seat (25A) the airframe vibrated a good deal and you could feel...
Forum: Tech Log
22nd Aug 2010, 18:56
Replies: 2,051
Views: 1,185,677
Posted By norodnik

Fascinating thread! I think (along with the...

Fascinating thread!

I think (along with the other PAX that day) that I can claim to have been faster on Concorde than anyone else.

Despite many trips, I only flew on BOAB once (sad I know) and...
22nd May 2010, 05:51
Replies: 341
Views: 79,929
Posted By norodnik

Are there no honest, decent, objective people...

Are there no honest, decent, objective people left in the world ?

Look at where we are, the world is filled with special interest groups, lobbyists, pressure groups and is so run by the media that...
16th Feb 2010, 09:27
Replies: 341
Views: 79,929
Posted By norodnik

and the last post contained only the link hence...

and the last post contained only the link hence the poster wondering why it had been removed.
2nd Feb 2010, 17:59
Replies: 341
Views: 79,929
Posted By norodnik

so what are you trying to say... That Concorde...

so what are you trying to say... That Concorde is/was the only aircraft flying that had some identified weakness and should have been grounded.

The risk was understood, and mitigated as far as...
2nd Feb 2010, 17:45
Replies: 341
Views: 79,929
Posted By norodnik

"Just seems a remarkable coincidence to me that a...

"Just seems a remarkable coincidence to me that a clear cut in the tyre matched the shape of the metal strip which fell off the CO jet."

Before you continue with your dumb conclusions, why don't...
25th Jan 2010, 16:21
Replies: 440
Views: 273,775
Posted By norodnik

Dark, bad weather..... As per Gulf Air, it's...

Dark, bad weather.....

As per Gulf Air, it's easy to lose situational awareness and dive into an empty void.

Would not be surprised to see a severe turbulent episode and/or wind shear followed...
Forum: Tech Log
14th Jun 2009, 08:41
Replies: 4,594
Views: 2,809,204
Posted By norodnik

for God's sake, get a life. (in reply to 4PW) ...

for God's sake, get a life. (in reply to 4PW)

The Bus has been flying for years with very few incidents that have resulted in loss of life and/or the aircraft itself.

Everything man made has...
8th May 2009, 19:56
Replies: 339
Views: 140,971
Posted By norodnik

You don't need an investigative mind to figure...

You don't need an investigative mind to figure out the pictures.

The Victor is going full chaff down the runway (see the exhaust and heat haze), and then takes off. There is nothing at all...
7th May 2009, 20:55
Replies: 339
Views: 140,971
Posted By norodnik

out of pure idle interest.... had the pilot...

out of pure idle interest.... had the pilot considered it unsafe to put the Victor back down (due to over-running etc), would the aircraft have been able to do a circuit ? Do the fast taxi runs...
6th May 2009, 22:12
Replies: 339
Views: 140,971
Posted By norodnik

"As for the Lightnings the reasons they are not...

"As for the Lightnings the reasons they are not allowed to fly are very good ones. "

Just like the Policeman who wouldn't get on the Bike or the countless other pathetic "Zero Risk" attitudes that...
11th Apr 2009, 19:09
Replies: 2,906
Views: 1,265,672
Posted By norodnik

Sounds familiar but thankfully with a better...

Sounds familiar but thankfully with a better outcome:

The Aviation Herald (http://www.avherald.com/h?article=417e726c&opt=0)
Replies: 11
Views: 2,773
Posted By norodnik

Yes, I saw it too. Flight was worried about...

Yes, I saw it too.

Flight was worried about it from the time of the incident but did nothing. The safety board were so lax they hardly even discussed it.

So many failures it's hard to know...
27th Jul 2008, 19:58
Replies: 1,109
Views: 326,907
Posted By norodnik

I know it's not exactly an O2 bottle, but for...

I know it's not exactly an O2 bottle, but for those of you not well versed in either physics or comprehension of explosive forces, here is a short video of a well understood substance when it decides...
Forum: Tech Log
21st Apr 2008, 07:32
Replies: 16
Views: 1,721
Posted By norodnik

Heathrow Director, that is my point exactly....

Heathrow Director,

that is my point exactly.

If, after a couple of hideous flights with yak yak yak all the time, people decide to do something about it, there may be lots of these devices on...
Forum: Tech Log
19th Apr 2008, 18:21
Replies: 16
Views: 1,721
Posted By norodnik

Risks of Mobile phones on board and Signal Amplifiers

Dismayed as I am about the prospect of people using mobile phones on board aircraft and the resultant major annoyance to passengers, not to mention the inevitable fight or two that is bound to break...
14th Nov 2007, 18:06
Replies: 27
Views: 8,697
Posted By norodnik

not suprising she got promoted if she blew twice...

not suprising she got promoted if she blew twice on the slides.

Probably got a raise as well ?
31st Jan 2007, 08:28
Replies: 359
Views: 89,364
Posted By norodnik

I am going to start a new thread: BA Staff...

I am going to start a new thread:

BA Staff in "Go to work" threat

sure to be a nasty one this!!!!
24th Jan 2007, 09:21
Replies: 1,067
Views: 172,260
Posted By norodnik

well, come up with a better alternative. There is...

well, come up with a better alternative. There is no customer service so nothing to debate there.

When there is a cancer you can let it grow and it will kill you or you can cut it out and...
24th Jan 2007, 08:12
Replies: 1,067
Views: 172,260
Posted By norodnik

I, like a lot of my friends, would stand up for...

I, like a lot of my friends, would stand up for BA and promote them always. Now, most of us either couldn't give a shi*te or are down right hostile.

BA has no customer service left except on...
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