President from political party A mishandles documents: matters? Matters not? President from political party B mishandles documents: matters? Matters not? Taking documents he had no right to take is not the same as a staffer with zero oversight taking documents. That would be my view, too, but I'm n...Jump to post
vrbarreto wrote:Trump would claim credit for the sun rising in the morning...
Strikes me that many 'Christians' are..... 'CINOs' - to borrow a Trump term. If Trump actually says that, it’s a bit rich coming from a person who doesn’t know up from down with the Bible. Loved that stumped, ignorant looking face of his when he was asked what his favourite verse of the Bible was a...Jump to post
Or to make sure the plane sank swiftly, to go to the bottom before anyone could sight it. I think its a good bet that no one would have seen it crash. Its in the middle of the Indian ocean at night or very early morning and odds are there aren't any boats out there who would have seen it. I cannot ...Jump to post
I don't follow the dynamics of how the damage from inside to outside implies the gear was down. Even with the trunion door in the open (vertical) position, it's still outside the arc of the engine so I don't see how turbine blades could get 'behind' it so as to penetrate from the inside out.Jump to post
I think we have to differentiate here between bogie pitch trimmers, whose function is to position the bogie when off the ground, and active bogie positioning for retraction. I remember a thread from quite a few years ago discussing the nose-down hang of the 767 bogies, and the consensus was that thi...Jump to post
This is a very interesting drawing. Take a look at the obvious wing twist from the root to the tip. The angle of attack is significantly higher at the root. Would this design feature induce a stall behavior where the root stalls first, moving the center of lift backwards, thus creating a nose-down ...Jump to post
So "giving 100 A350 away for free" now will lock UA into the A350 and they will automatically also become a client for 350neos. It is not like Airbus would make a loss by not making profit on 100 350s, but they will lay the ground works for more profits down the road. Exactly. Long term v...Jump to post
I'm sorry, but that's bollocks! The title states that the flight crashed - 25 years ago! Read the first post of the thread and pay very close attention to the date of that post. I trust things will all come together for you. Read the thread title - it's not rocket science to work out that 1992 is n...Jump to post
Indeed. I'm also curious as to what damage there was to the rest of the aircraft's structure. Surely the damage wasn't just confined to the vertical stabilizer and rudder. I guess the collision dynamics could have been that the A320 passed just below the helicopter but caught it with its fin. That ...Jump to post
Part of the problem is people being forced into doing something they may do anyway. I would be part of that curmudgeonly cohort. I'll bend over backwards for people -- when I want to, but put me in a position of being told to do something, then the brakes go on, big time. I always refer to drag que...Jump to post
airportugal310 wrote:In this article, the FAA thinks it’s came from a flap…
https://whdh.com/news/airplane-part-fal ... -in-maine/
Ronaldo747 wrote:Around FRA there is slow mountain range (Taunus) which could have a little bit of thermal lift impact but nothing special or bad.
bennett123 wrote:If it is linked, why wait 17 years?.
So the question is - why is the MAX 10 certification taking so long that an exemption to Congress' law is being mooted/sought?
Presumably it's more than simply a -9 stretch?
Well Oculus has drawbacks: https://store.facebook.com/en-gb/help/quest/articles/accounts/facebook-accounts-on-meta-quest/ https://www.theverge.com/2021/10/28/22751297/meta-oculus-quest-need-facebook-account-login-password Farcebook account needed. Why? It’s a VR headset for goodness sake. Well true...Jump to post
I think the rear pair of wheels on each body gear have no brakes fitted, so presumably they spin for some time once retracted (or perhaps they have snubbers similar to how most nose gear wheels are braked?). Perhaps something was flung from one of those wheels - location looks about right.Jump to post
Aesma wrote:So SCOTUS could, in keeping with that reasoning, ban most guns because they're not explicitly mentioned in the constitution ?
An INS alignment is interesting. Once started, the accelerometers sense eastward movement, fast at low altitudes, slower at high . Once it has enough movement sensed, 90 degrees to the left is the North Pole. There’s a lot more in the details, but essentially that’s it. I didn't follow this - did y...Jump to post
Perhaps the solution is to categorise atheletes on their birth gender rather than their current. Be whatever you want, but compete only in what you were at birth.Jump to post
A very low banked left turn onto short finals R01 at Mahon, Menorca, Spain in a Dan Air Comet 4c - summer of '77.
To a 12 year old kid looking out along the wing - it sure as hell seemed like that wing was gona scrape the ground - which was wizzing past at great speed !
Since Flap 1 extends the LE devices I'd say that there'd be considerably more than just 'a small amount of extra lift generated'. The leading edge devices don't so much increase lift as increase the AoA margin, though of course as you "use" the higher AoA, you do get more lift. Either way...Jump to post
Since Flap 1 extends the LE devices I'd say that there'd be considerably more than just 'a small amount of extra lift generated'.Jump to post
Don't think it's any of the above - note how the forward cockpit screen on the mystery biplane is more or less level with the leading edge of the upper wing. The front cockpit seems to be much further back on the above suggestions. The Blanik glider stored above the mystery biplane - EC-CGC seems to...Jump to post
In 1993 my girlfriend & I were flying Manchester (UK) to Paphos (Cyprus) on a Caledonian 757. My girlfriend was a stewardess for another airline and knew I was an enthusiast and got talking with the stewardesses on this flight To my very pleasant supprise this ended up with me being invited to f...Jump to post
I think the OP might be referring to the significant anhedral, not the pitch angle of the stabiliser. At a guess, that would be to keep it out of the engine exhaust. Just for clarity - the tailplane is mounted high on top of the fin as a 'T' tail and has no (discernible) anhedral. Is it possible yo...Jump to post
Could possibly be more related to this kind of incident where a deployed reverser doesn't re-stow after a go-around is initiated ?
https://aviation-safety.net/database/re ... 19780211-0
I wouldn't have thought 4 throttles would be a problem, their curved indentation shape natually fitting to 4 fingers of a hand, but I've often wondered about 6 engined (An225?) or even 8 engined (B52?) aircraft. Are their throttles easy to manipulate togther?Jump to post
NTLDaz wrote:Qantas hasn't said it though. I mean the A350 - 1000 will be capable of flying from Newcastle to London nonstop ut it doesn't mean it will happen.
Apparently there's some speculation on the Facebook threads that the An-225 destroyed in the hanger fire might have been the half assembled 2nd aircraft that was apparently stored there.
I do hope this is true and that first, airworthy example survives.
Tristarsteve wrote:The Vickers VC10 had two RATs, One electric and one hydraulic!
I think Brooklands airfield in the UK had an offset starter extension. In the 1960's, Vickers manufactured the VC-10 there, and since the runway was < 4000 feet, each new VC-10 was required to use the starter extension to depart to the nearby Wisley airfield (which had a longer runway) for final fit...Jump to post
extender wrote:The idea behind the Kruger Flap/Slat arrangement,was, in the event of a stall, that the inner part of the wing stall before the outboard part of the wing, thereby keeping roll control.
Very interesting thread, thanks for bringing this up. As a classic-jet enthusiast, I must say that I really miss this type of threads on A.net during the last years. It appears that there is not so much interest for early jetliners anymore. Same, it's why I chose my a.net username way back when (th...Jump to post