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18th Sep 2020, 21:08
Replies: 43
Views: 8,615
Posted By H Peacock

RR299 was indeed due to join the Flight, and such...

RR299 was indeed due to join the Flight, and such a shame she was lost beforehand with her crew.

I bet there was going to be a hell of a fight at Coningsby with the fighter pilot ‘girls’ thinking...
30th Aug 2020, 18:56
Replies: 1
Views: 1,207
Posted By H Peacock

Well, I thought latterly nearly all RN fixed-wing...

Well, I thought latterly nearly all RN fixed-wing pilots went through RAF BFT. Certainly on the Tucano during the 90s and early 2000s there were many RN pilots completing what became BFJT on the...
26th Aug 2020, 22:00
Replies: 3
Views: 1,181
Posted By H Peacock

From my experience I opine they are the same...

From my experience I opine they are the same thing, ie when converting from a rwy approach to land on another rwy. ILS to circle - after the ILS you are deemed to be ‘circling’. The latter is...
12th Aug 2020, 16:06
Replies: 67
Views: 14,481
Posted By H Peacock

As for types and suitability, get the A400 low...

As for types and suitability, get the A400 low enough and that god-awful noise it makes will make anyone row away from it!

Not sure about the AEA they’re wearing in those pics, but lovin’ the...
Forum: Tech Log
8th Aug 2020, 18:50
Replies: 20
Views: 3,224
Posted By H Peacock

‘Light-off’. Where did that term ever come from;...

‘Light-off’. Where did that term ever come from; is it an American term for light-up?
5th Aug 2020, 23:15
Replies: 41
Views: 18,697
Posted By H Peacock

Quite a distinctive smoke trail behind the...

Quite a distinctive smoke trail behind the aircraft during the takeoff run and climb-out in the video. That looks like impending engine failure before they even left the ground!

Looked a fairly...
29th Jul 2020, 17:09
Replies: 40
Views: 6,576
Posted By H Peacock

The RAF stopped letting you get near any limits...

The RAF stopped letting you get near any limits several years ago Mog; duty of care or risk adversity I believe!!
26th Jun 2020, 16:14
Replies: 669
Views: 390,751
Posted By H Peacock

Absolutely agree; the sooner they ‘file’ CI where...

Absolutely agree; the sooner they ‘file’ CI where it belongs the better!
28th May 2020, 22:17
Replies: 47
Views: 16,378
Posted By H Peacock

Labour/Brown made the crisis far worse for us in...

Labour/Brown made the crisis far worse for us in the UK than it should ever have been!!
26th May 2020, 09:49
Replies: 278
Views: 171,402
Posted By H Peacock

"In essence, if your aircraft glides at a steeper...

"In essence, if your aircraft glides at a steeper angle than its climb angle and you try a 180 you are NOT going to make it."

This is probably the most elegant anti-turnback argument I've ever...
25th May 2020, 13:12
Replies: 278
Views: 171,402
Posted By H Peacock

RetiredBA/BY. The Turnback is effectively just a...

RetiredBA/BY. The Turnback is effectively just a case of energy management. Any aeroplane, just after take-off (any given speed and height, ie energy state) transitions from a point where there is...
25th May 2020, 08:52
Replies: 1,657
Views: 2,627,570
Posted By H Peacock

Those black 'scrape' marks look more like...

Those black 'scrape' marks look more like staining from a liquid - perhaps even engine oil!
Forum: Tech Log
24th May 2020, 10:53
Replies: 33
Views: 5,050
Posted By H Peacock

As highlighted above, you need to exercise your...

As highlighted above, you need to exercise your airmanship.

I use to operate a Global from a 15000ft runway. You could take-off at maum (100,000lbs), positive rate, gear up, climb to 100ft,...
21st May 2020, 20:42
Replies: 278
Views: 171,402
Posted By H Peacock

"Whereas the poor sods who fly the Grob G 120TP...

"Whereas the poor sods who fly the Grob G 120TP 'Prefect' in RAF service would have very little chance in a similar scenario - as the option to fit Martin Baker Mk17 lightweight seats was not...
16th May 2020, 09:19
Replies: 29
Views: 11,706
Posted By H Peacock

There's no way the rest of the team expected the...

There's no way the rest of the team expected the lead to roll out of the left turn when he did. It also looks as though the leader's roll-rate as he rolled out of the left turn was higher than the...
21st Apr 2020, 21:58
Replies: 10
Views: 3,316
Posted By H Peacock

Had the pleasure of meeting Eddie and then...

Had the pleasure of meeting Eddie and then working with him at Marham on 39 Sqn. He was invaluable at providing advice on the vagaries of the Canberra. Invariably always smiling and with a great...
Forum: Tech Log
6th Apr 2020, 10:31
Replies: 12
Views: 2,638
Posted By H Peacock

Yep, just as mustafagander put it - the Wright...

Yep, just as mustafagander put it - the Wright Cyclone was started on the primer, the mixture being selected to Auto Rich once it had caught. You certainly needed lots of hands; the starter...
Forum: Tech Log
31st Mar 2020, 11:48
Replies: 5
Views: 2,033
Posted By H Peacock

Yep, just as FlyingStone put it, your 1200m is...

Yep, just as FlyingStone put it, your 1200m is 'within' the 60% of 3000, i.e. 1800m. You don't need to have 1.67 times the LDR (i.e. 2004m) to be within 60% of the 3000m.
23rd Mar 2020, 12:30
Replies: 18
Views: 3,336
Posted By H Peacock

Had the joys of the Bulldog 84-86. Im sure I...

Had the joys of the Bulldog 84-86. Im sure I recall an issue with stick-tops, but thought that was to do with them coming loose.

RPM Max
Mixture Rich
Induction Air Cold
Booster pump On
Fuel...
29th Feb 2020, 14:53
Replies: 384
Views: 196,111
Posted By H Peacock

Nope, all MEPT graduating studes have either...

Nope, all MEPT graduating studes have either flown 335 or 336, if not both!



Yep!
18th Jan 2020, 18:04
Replies: 93
Views: 83,919
Posted By H Peacock

This serious incident happened over 3 years ago. ...

This serious incident happened over 3 years ago. Is there still nothing more to read than an Interim Report?
21st Dec 2019, 13:23
Replies: 669
Views: 390,751
Posted By H Peacock

F900 - You're 180 out, it's the CI brigade...

F900 - You're 180 out, it's the CI brigade that'll be arguing that the world is flat; the AAIB are simply stating from all of the available evidence that it's still round!!
15th Dec 2019, 19:45
Replies: 56
Views: 67,483
Posted By H Peacock

Appears to have left the taxiway to the right of...

Appears to have left the taxiway to the right of the RET prior to the narrowing taxiway. Also no sign of any Flap or even Slat extension; can't believe they'd have retracted them all after the event...
15th Dec 2019, 07:09
Replies: 56
Views: 67,483
Posted By H Peacock

But if the nosewheel steering ever does fail it...

But if the nosewheel steering ever does fail it simply defaults to castoring. It's very straightforward then to steer through the differential brakes!
25th Nov 2019, 20:57
Replies: 23
Views: 14,911
Posted By H Peacock

AEA for high-level PR9 ops in latter days...

AEA for high-level PR9 ops in latter days consisted of only the pressure jerkin and the g-suit. These were both fed by the output from the Mk 21 oxygen regulator which also fed the oxygen mask. The...
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