Search found 45 matches

by Airmech56
Sat Mar 24, 2007 12:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CO 777 Aborts Takeoff At EWR
Replies: 98
Views: 21922

RE: CO 777 Aborts Takeoff At EWR

<TABLE BORDER=0 ALIGN=CENTER WIDTH=95% style="border-top: 1pt #28455E solid;border-right: 1pt #1B2E3F solid;border-bottom: 1pt #1B2E3F solid;border-left: 1pt #28455E solid;table-layout:fixed;border-spacing:0;padding:0;border-collapse: collapse;" bgcolor=#1E3951><tr><td><font size=2 face="ARIAL, Helv...

Jump to post
by Airmech56
Fri May 12, 2006 12:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Things You Find Weird In Aviation
Replies: 62
Views: 8043

RE: Things You Find Weird In Aviation

<TABLE BORDER=0 ALIGN=CENTER WIDTH=95% style="border-top: 1pt #28455E solid;border-right: 1pt #1B2E3F solid;border-bottom: 1pt #1B2E3F solid;border-left: 1pt #28455E solid;table-layout:fixed;border-spacing:0;padding:0;border-collapse: collapse;" bgcolor=#1E3951><tr><td><font size=2 face="ARIAL, Helv...

Jump to post
by Airmech56
Fri May 05, 2006 9:44 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: AA 757 Engines
Replies: 50
Views: 14137

RE: AA 757 Engines

[quote=Wingscrubber,reply=13]How come continental have RRs on their 757s but GEs on their 777s? Being British, I reckon the Trent is the best choice The reason <acronym title="Continental Airlines (USA)">CO</acronym> choose the GE90 is because they are more effiecient than the <acronym title="Royal ...

Jump to post
by Airmech56
Fri May 05, 2006 9:23 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Fuel And Oil Odors During Flight
Replies: 26
Views: 11512

RE: Fuel And Oil Odors During Flight

Alright, let me clear this up for anyone who doesnt know. 1- Fan lube is performed ( its a paste, we apply it with a brush) 2- We run the engine with the packs off at 4 different N1 speeds all the way to take off, so as to give the AVM ( airborn vib monitoring) a solution as to where to add or remov...

Jump to post
by Airmech56
Thu May 04, 2006 7:50 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Fuel And Oil Odors During Flight
Replies: 26
Views: 11512

RE: Fuel And Oil Odors During Flight

Also in 737 <acronym title="Lauda Air (Austria)">NG</acronym>, fan lubes are performed,( at least the airline that I work for,im not sure what other airlines do), in which the fan blades and all attaching hardware is cleaned and lubricated to prevent or fix engine vibration, and one of the tasks per...

Jump to post
by Airmech56
Fri Apr 14, 2006 2:34 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Non-pilot Taxi
Replies: 25
Views: 6346

RE: Non-pilot Taxi

<TABLE BORDER=0 ALIGN=CENTER WIDTH=95% style="border-top: 1pt #28455E solid;border-right: 1pt #1B2E3F solid;border-bottom: 1pt #1B2E3F solid;border-left: 1pt #28455E solid;table-layout:fixed;border-spacing:0;padding:0;border-collapse: collapse;" bgcolor=#1E3951><tr><td><font size=2 face="ARIAL, Helv...

Jump to post
by Airmech56
Fri Apr 14, 2006 1:29 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Which Engines Are The Most Effiecien7?
Replies: 11
Views: 5122

RE: Which Engines Are The Most Effiecien7?

As far as I know, and Im not 100% absolute sure, but I do believe that it's the GE90-94B (B777) .

Jump to post
by Airmech56
Mon Apr 10, 2006 6:48 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: TAP Air Portugal Mx
Replies: 4
Views: 2251

RE: TAP Air Portugal Mx

Last time I checked, Lufthansa performed maintenance for TAP in EWR, but that was a few years ago, im not sure if its still that way.

Jump to post
by Airmech56
Thu Apr 06, 2006 7:39 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: What Are Winglets For?
Replies: 7
Views: 6824

RE: What Are Winglets For?

winglets are also used by some airliners to save fuel. With no turbulent airflow flowing on the wingtip, means smoother airflow, and less drag. Our new gens could get as much as 5% fuel savings as opposed to not having them. May not sound like a lot, but if you multiply those 5%, by all the flights ...

Jump to post
by Airmech56
Thu Apr 06, 2006 7:28 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: 757/67 More APU Questions
Replies: 4
Views: 4783

RE: 757/67 More APU Questions

A strong APU duct press should be 33-37 psi with packs off, and engine start,(im not sure what other airlines do, but on mine, we shut down packs for engine start), and about 17-19 psi with both packs running.

Jump to post
by Airmech56
Fri Oct 21, 2005 5:13 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Ram Air Turbine
Replies: 44
Views: 27932

RE: Ram Air Turbine

What about the 27?

I must write useless sentence so that my question of of little value(according to forum rules) is displayed.

Jump to post
by Airmech56
Thu Oct 20, 2005 8:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Budweiser Makes Fun Of LCC Pilots In Commercial
Replies: 112
Views: 19719

RE: Budweiser Makes Fun Of LCC Pilots In Commercial

<TABLE BORDER=0 ALIGN=CENTER WIDTH=95% style="border-top: 1pt #28455E solid;border-right: 1pt #1B2E3F solid;border-bottom: 1pt #1B2E3F solid;border-left: 1pt #28455E solid;table-layout:fixed;border-spacing:0;padding:0;border-collapse: collapse;" bgcolor=#1E3951><tr><td><font size=2 face="ARIAL, Helv...

Jump to post
by Airmech56
Sun Sep 04, 2005 8:05 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Little Things That Annoy Mech's
Replies: 89
Views: 5186

RE: Little Things That Annoy Mech's

<TABLE BORDER=0 ALIGN=CENTER WIDTH=95% style="border-top: 1pt #28455E solid;border-right: 1pt #1B2E3F solid;border-bottom: 1pt #1B2E3F solid;border-left: 1pt #28455E solid;table-layout:fixed;border-spacing:0;padding:0;border-collapse: collapse;" bgcolor=#1E3951><tr><td><font size=2 face="ARIAL, Helv...

Jump to post
by Airmech56
Sun Sep 04, 2005 7:54 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: TAP Air Portugal Mx
Replies: 4
Views: 2251

TAP Air Portugal Mx

Im a a/c mechanic in Newark, I just wanted to know how much do they pay mechanics in Tap. Someone also told me that Tap mechanics do their own overhaul of their engines. Please reply. Obrigado

Jump to post
by Airmech56
Sun Sep 04, 2005 7:19 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Little Things That Annoy Mech's
Replies: 89
Views: 5186

RE: Little Things That Annoy Mech's

Lets hear your not so easy bother
regds[/quote]

Im not sure what you mean

Jump to post
by Airmech56
Sun Sep 04, 2005 7:10 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Why Are There Little Swirls...
Replies: 26
Views: 5819

RE: Why Are There Little Swirls...

<TABLE BORDER=0 ALIGN=CENTER WIDTH=95% style="border-top: 1pt #28455E solid;border-right: 1pt #1B2E3F solid;border-bottom: 1pt #1B2E3F solid;border-left: 1pt #28455E solid;table-layout:fixed;border-spacing:0;padding:0;border-collapse: collapse;" bgcolor=#1E3951><tr><td><font size=2 face="ARIAL, Helv...

Jump to post
by Airmech56
Sun Sep 04, 2005 6:55 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Little Things That Annoy Mech's
Replies: 89
Views: 5186

RE: Little Things That Annoy Mech's

You guys get bothered way too easy

Jump to post
by Airmech56
Wed Aug 10, 2005 1:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Safest Airline
Replies: 144
Views: 15784

RE: Safest Airline

TAP Air Portugal have been pretty safe, I think there last crash with a fatality was around 78-79, when a 727, I think, overan the runway. A few people died.

Jump to post
by Airmech56
Fri Aug 05, 2005 7:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AF358 : First Results Of The Investigations
Replies: 124
Views: 24181

RE: AF358 : First Results Of The Investigations

I just love all the experts at A.NET. Those guys in Canada better watch out, there's a whole new crop of investigators waiting to take their place.

Jump to post
by Airmech56
Wed Jul 27, 2005 11:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 777LR Coming To EWR
Replies: 56
Views: 5492

RE: 777LR Coming To EWR

<TABLE BORDER=0 ALIGN=CENTER WIDTH=95% style="border-top: 1pt #28455E solid;border-right: 1pt #1B2E3F solid;border-bottom: 1pt #1B2E3F solid;border-left: 1pt #28455E solid;table-layout:fixed;border-spacing:0;padding:0;border-collapse: collapse;" bgcolor=#1E3951><tr><td><font size=2 face="ARIAL, Helv...

Jump to post
by Airmech56
Wed Jun 15, 2005 11:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 727 Converted To A Limo On Ebay
Replies: 2
Views: 2921

727 Converted To A Limo On Ebay

Not sure if this has been posted before but I didn't see it up, I figured some of you would appreciate this. Hell some of you might even bid on it....  <img src="/discussions/graphics/smilies/wink.gif" alt="Wink"> <a href="http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&category=63679&...

Jump to post
by Airmech56
Tue Jun 14, 2005 6:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Continental Execs Receive BMW 7 Series
Replies: 104
Views: 11544

RE: Continental Execs Receive BMW 7 Series

Not that I support the execs getting new BMW's because I too got a paycut. But I wouldn't be surprised if they got a super deal considering that this news comes after Continetal starts new flights to Hamburg and Berlin this month. Just my 2 cents.

Jump to post
by Airmech56
Mon May 02, 2005 1:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Honduran President Crashes
Replies: 1
Views: 1648

RE: Honduran President Crashes

Good to see that it wasn't a fatal crash.

Jump to post
by Airmech56
Thu Jun 03, 2004 6:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Eurail Discounts For Airline Employees?
Replies: 16
Views: 11127

RE: Eurail Discounts For Airline Employees?

You know Dave I'm really not sure what percentage discount we get or if there are any restrictions. I was told that if we go to the train station and show our work id we get a discount. I'll find out for sure what the rates are.

Jump to post
by Airmech56
Wed Jun 02, 2004 7:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Eurail Discounts For Airline Employees?
Replies: 16
Views: 11127

RE: Eurail Discounts For Airline Employees?

Halfa: Thanks for agreeing with me. I also never thought there was any harm in asking either, especially if its a question that would help other people who travel to Europe. I don't know about you guys but if I can save a buck, I'm more than happy to take full advantage of that.

Thanks Again.

Jump to post
by Airmech56
Tue Jun 01, 2004 7:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Eurail Discounts For Airline Employees?
Replies: 16
Views: 11127

RE: Eurail Discounts For Airline Employees?

CopySouthwest: Gatwick Express offers us a 70% discount. I have never actually taken it but it's been posted on our employee website. SeaMeFly: I do agree with your statement in seeing people have some ridiculous statements and comments to try and get discounts for being an airline employee. But I d...

Jump to post
by Airmech56
Mon May 31, 2004 10:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Eurail Discounts For Airline Employees?
Replies: 16
Views: 11127

RE: Eurail Discounts For Airline Employees?

Stefandotde: To answer my question I'll talk that as a "no". But I agree with your statement and understand what your saying. But there a few companies that offer us discounts and have no direct relation with the airline. For example a widely known appliance manufacturer. So why are they supporting ...

Jump to post
by Airmech56
Mon May 31, 2004 10:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Eurail Discounts For Airline Employees?
Replies: 16
Views: 11127

Eurail Discounts For Airline Employees?

Hey, I was just curious if airline employees get discounts for Eurail passes. I know working for CO we get discounts on Amtrak and the Gatwick Express in the UK. It would be helpful to know, Thanks.

Jump to post
by Airmech56
Fri Mar 26, 2004 4:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska Airlines Logo?
Replies: 3
Views: 17167

RE: Alaska Airlines Logo?

Thanks emmett99, I figured it has been discussed just never have seen it.

Jump to post
by Airmech56
Fri Mar 26, 2004 4:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska Airlines Logo?
Replies: 3
Views: 17167

Alaska Airlines Logo?

Hey I just wanted to know who's face is that on the tails of Alaska Airlines. I'm assuming its just an eskimo, but I was just curious if it was anyone in particular. I'm not sure if this has ever been discussed but if it has please excuse my ignorance. Thanks.

Jump to post
by Airmech56
Sun Feb 29, 2004 1:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 752 Vs 738
Replies: 13
Views: 3791

RE: 752 Vs 738

SpdBrdConcorde, From personal experience because I work for the company, the 737-800 are more comfortable than most of the 757's. The articulating bottoms seats are being placed on a limited # of 757 because Continental is in the middle of changing over the seats. So as of now only like 4 planes hav...

Jump to post
by Airmech56
Sat Feb 28, 2004 12:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Long RJ Flights
Replies: 14
Views: 2705

RE: Long RJ Flights

Well said Cedarjet! This reminds me of the "Continental confirms new service to Oslo" thread, where people kept complaining about using 757 across the Atlantic and also compared the 757 to an <acronym title="Royal Jordanian">RJ</acronym>. If you refer to what I said in that thread you can relate it ...

Jump to post
by Airmech56
Fri Feb 27, 2004 8:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Very Short Flights
Replies: 76
Views: 5939

RE: Very Short Flights

Hey Lt-Awacs,

I taken the Belize City flight to San Pedro last year. Great times....can't wait to go back!  Smile/happy/getting dizzy.

Jump to post
by Airmech56
Fri Feb 27, 2004 7:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Long RJ Flights
Replies: 14
Views: 2705

RE: Long RJ Flights

Continental just launched a flight from Newark to Freeport not too long ago. Thats about a 3 hour flight on thier extended range RJ 145's with winglets.

Jump to post
by Airmech56
Thu Feb 26, 2004 9:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ridiculously High Departure Taxes For Non-rev Pax.
Replies: 24
Views: 10232

RE: Ridiculously High Departure Taxes For Non-rev Pax.

Thaigold, Don't get me wrong i thank my luck stars for not having to pay full fare all of the time. But I just find it strange that the full fare for ewr-sdq is usually around $500.00 and it's been about that price for at least 5 years. So if the full fare hasn't changed why has the tax changed. It ...

Jump to post
by Airmech56
Thu Feb 26, 2004 9:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ridiculously High Departure Taxes For Non-rev Pax.
Replies: 24
Views: 10232

RE: Ridiculously High Departure Taxes For Non-rev Pax.

So is the 55GPB only from LHR or do they charge the same tariff from all of the U.K.'s airports?

Jump to post
by Airmech56
Thu Feb 26, 2004 9:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ridiculously High Departure Taxes For Non-rev Pax.
Replies: 24
Views: 10232

RE: Ridiculously High Departure Taxes For Non-rev Pax.

Yeah i knew it was included in the price of a full fare ticket but it's funny because the tax that we've been paying <acronym title="Santo Domingo (- Las Americas International / Jose Francisco Pena Gomez) (SDQ / MDSD), Dominican Republic">SDQ</acronym> for example has been going up but the prices f...

Jump to post
by Airmech56
Thu Feb 26, 2004 9:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Shortest Flight You Have Ever Been On
Replies: 64
Views: 7531

RE: Shortest Flight You Have Ever Been On

EWR-PHL i think it was like 20 minutes in an ATR. That was a while ago though.

Jump to post
by Airmech56
Thu Feb 26, 2004 9:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ridiculously High Departure Taxes For Non-rev Pax.
Replies: 24
Views: 10232

Ridiculously High Departure Taxes For Non-rev Pax.

Anyone experience any ridiculous International taxes to visit a country as a non-rev? Last month I flew to <acronym title="Santo Domingo (- Las Americas International / Jose Francisco Pena Gomez) (SDQ / MDSD), Dominican Republic">SDQ</acronym> and I was charged $10 US dollars upon entering the count...

Jump to post
by Airmech56
Thu Feb 26, 2004 8:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Major US Airlines: Non-hub Routes
Replies: 70
Views: 8111

RE: Major US Airlines: Non-hub Routes

ATCDWC, "What actually constitutes a "Hub"? That's my question." The word "hub" comes basically from the wheel. It's called the hub and spoke system. So literally think of it as a wheel, the wheel being the world. The hub which is at the center of the wheel. And the spokes which go to and from the h...

Jump to post
by Airmech56
Thu Feb 26, 2004 8:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: To All A.NET Members!
Replies: 62
Views: 7270

RE: To All A.NET Members!

I agree with everyone 100%. It's funny because I can relate with all of your experiences just as much as most of you can relate with trying to explain the difference between certain airplanes. Some people give me the strangest looks when I try to describe one plane from another. Even if the planes l...

Jump to post
by Airmech56
Thu Feb 26, 2004 1:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pilots Opinion On Mechanics Jumpseating?
Replies: 6
Views: 2241

Pilots Opinion On Mechanics Jumpseating?

Just curious about what pilots felt about mechanics jumpseating if the flight was full. I have only jump seated once which was ewr-mia. The captain and first officer were pretty nice guys to me and had no problem with me up with them. But I have heard some horror stories in the pass and I just wante...

Jump to post
by Airmech56
Thu Feb 26, 2004 12:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: More CO International Expansion?
Replies: 41
Views: 5538

RE: More CO International Expansion?

I can definitely see <acronym title="Newark - Liberty International (EWR / KEWR), USA - New Jersey">EWR</acronym>-<acronym title="OLD: Athens (- Hellinikon) (ATH / LGAT) (closed), Greece AND CURRENT: Athens - Eleftherios Venizelos (Spata) (ATH / LGAV), Greece">ATH</acronym> for the Olympics this yea...

Jump to post
by Airmech56
Thu Feb 26, 2004 12:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Non-Rev Rules
Replies: 49
Views: 5567

RE: Non-Rev Rules

LTBEWR & AirframeAS, I don't mean to get off the subject but I wanted to share one of my personal experiences, Last August I was vacationing in BZE. I was flying back on Continental's flight last flight of the day to <acronym title="Houston - George Bush Intercontinental (IAH / KIAH), USA - Texas">I...

Jump to post
by Airmech56
Wed Feb 25, 2004 11:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Continetal Airlines Confirms New Service To Oslo!
Replies: 86
Views: 19469

RE: Continetal Airlines Confirms New Service To Oslo!

Ok this reply is meant for all you pre-Madonna passengers that keep comparing the 757 to an <acronym title="Royal Jordanian">RJ</acronym>. Why is it that you need two aisles in an aircraft to fly over the atlantic? Are you people just too good for A/C with one aisle? Continental has been flying a 75...

Jump to post