I was at Eastern for five years, on the MEC; don’t remember a trip, no one of the BOSFO are friends or contacts. My first squadron commander, 43 years ago, is coming to visit the unit and a few dozen of us will attend a Memorial Day service. Current fliers will meet us, show us around and tell stori...Jump to post
I would not vote for him at all. I have been to FL and it is a mess there both socially and economically there under his leadership. Reminds me of Texas. Florida was that way long before Ron DeSantis was born, let alone governor. If you don’t like it or Texas today, you wouldn’t have liked it in 19...Jump to post
Engineers fight over 2% improvements, no way did they miss a 70% improvement in fuel burns.Jump to post
Join the military, you’ll meet lots of lifelong friends, great training and stories to tell the grandkids.Jump to post
The F-100 and A-10 were fun to fly, fun mission, great learning experiences. Airliners, C-5 airlifter, bizjets, not so much. Trips were fun, mostly; people were great and remembered, but flying was not fun in anything like the first two. Watching an autopilot for 10 hours isn’t fun, it’s watching pa...Jump to post
If you’re suing Airbus and AF, why aren’t they suing the regulators for allowing this flight? Let’s put names of people in the suit—the actual approval authority names of the training, of the AFM which provided procedural guidance, the instructors that may have failed to properly cover every possib...Jump to post
The fuel offloaded to the receiver can NOT be used by the tanker, so the tanker has to lose range. Now, it does get lighter so it’s specific range gets better, but it has less to burn. Remember, there’s one born every minute.
How can you possibly think tankers have unlimited range?
Would either of the aircraft involved be TCAS equipped? I would imagine that the Metro would have TCAS, but what about the Cirrus? I can't speak for the Metroliner, but all Cirruses have TCAS. It is one of the reason I fly them. State of the art GPS with coupled Auto Pilot. Parachute. TCAS. It's wh...Jump to post
If you’re suing Airbus and AF, why aren’t they suing the regulators for allowing this flight? Let’s put names of people in the suit—the actual approval authority names of the training, of the AFM which provided procedural guidance, the instructors that may have failed to properly cover every possibl...Jump to post
If the revenue intake is so high, why is Congress sending Sacramento $42 billion out of the recent American Rescue Act? Maybe, it shouldn’t be borrowed in the first place, after all, Newsom should bribe the voters with his own money, not mine. Or, fund the $93 billion in current underfunded pension...Jump to post
I’ve always appreciated towers that seem to understand corporate/charter guys and gals are in there once or twice a year (or career!) vs. the airline (especially regional pilots) in a busy airport multiple times per week. Yeah, it was always interesting to land at KEWR or KORD and be bombarded with...Jump to post
This has no meaning whatsoever. Where where you to blame Trump in 2019? Time Hack, it’s 2021. New administration. Then please explain how Biden has anything to do with a Palestinian Election and an upcoming Israeli court case? Because Time Hacks make no sense in your partisan US government attacks ...Jump to post
a350lover wrote:hervebkk wrote:LH690 turnes around, seems to go back to FRA
Will they have enough fuel to complete fully back TLV-FRA now?
Things are going poorly on the diplomatic front, and a barrage of rocket fire is causing damage all over. Yep, I am pretty sure Palestine felt emboldened with a Biden administration so look for this to get real ugly. This has no meaning whatsoever. Where where you to blame Trump in 2019? Time Hack,...Jump to post
Moose135 wrote:johns624 wrote:Save it for a rainy day. The sun doesn't shine every day.
The world is in the middle of a monsoon...
At least, the MOG eating 747-8s will leave while the MOG eating C-5s just keep filling the ramp, broke. :D If you were at EDDF or LETO in August ‘90, you’d know what MOG really meant. What does it mean when you get to a base and you find 3 C-5s are there and two of them are up on jacks? Only two se...Jump to post
If the revenue intake is so high, why is Congress sending Sacramento $42 billion out of the recent American Rescue Act? Maybe, it shouldn’t be borrowed in the first place, after all, Newsom should bribe the voters with his own money, not mine. Or, fund the $93 billion in current underfunded pension ...Jump to post
Oklahoma requirements were extended until May 2023 because of Covid for US travel. However there was no indication of extending the requirement to get on Military Bases or enter Federal Buildings. Right now most of the real license appointments are backed up over 60 to 90 days and that is not a sur...Jump to post
Hopefully, things will be sorted out soon. Will be interesting which party is responsible for this cyber-attack: state hackers? Iran, Russia, China, North Korea? Individuals? What was their primary motivation? The primary motivation is money. It seems the FBI has identified DarkSide as the culprits...Jump to post
Deregulation, not falling by the wayside, happened. TW probably didn’t want to go to those cities then, but had to as the CAB required it to serve there to get approval to serve more desirable cities. That and the general movement of the economy south and west killed lots of service.Jump to post
Or their culture is so poor, pilots would rather crash than admit a problem and take the right actions. “You will complete the assignment, we don’t care about the engine failure excuse”.Jump to post
Very simple, if they’re using the 28s and the 01s, the taxi route from the FBO on the opposite from the the terminal is far shorter, doesn’t involve crossing 28s or the long loop around the end of the 28s AND getting mixed up in the terminal. Short taxi, no crossings, no pushbacks, what’s not to lov...Jump to post
As the shirt says, “Pilots: looking down on people since 1903”. Some pilots are more blatant than others.Jump to post
Excellent, I will have to find an English language source. A plane truly designed to compete at the top end then. Lightsaber All specs in english: https://www.dassaultfalcon.com/en/Aircraft/Models/10X/Pages/overview.aspx# https://i42.servimg.com/u/f42/17/03/84/59/specs12.jpg Thank you. That thing i...Jump to post
People seem to forget that BBD said they were selling their share of the program because they could no longer project hitting their target ROI for the program, and this was many months after turning things over to Airbus Canada so they had good insight into where things were going. Why weren't they...Jump to post
Not all wars will be like Gulf War one where the US has months to build up their forces. Any "war" by definition will necessitate a build up of forces to give the politicians one last chance to avoid it. The need to quickly deploy light/medium armor vehicles more aligns with "policin...Jump to post
Hahaha. The entire Century series fighter procurement would disagree. There is a real argument to made that the USAF procured very few aircraft before 1980 that didn't have an as good/better NAVAIR analog. Flying units, command billets and MILCON contracts are in the AFRes/ANG interest. If you came...Jump to post
Australian builder, sold to Mahindra, shutdown. I’m sure Africa will make about of it! /sarcasm
https://www.ainonline.com/aviation-news ... ufacturing
But, haven’t you seen the numerous accidents, fatal ones, caused by unlicensed drivers or drivers with revoked or suspended licenses? Licensing applies to those who would desire to be legal, those that have licenses, driving or gun, are already disposed toward compliance. Interesting, so what propo...Jump to post
But, haven’t you seen the numerous accidents, fatal ones, caused by unlicensed drivers or drivers with revoked or suspended licenses? Licensing applies to those who would desire to be legal, those that have licenses, driving or gun, are already disposed toward compliance.Jump to post
They’re not getting licenses, you could make the age a 100 and it wouldn’t matter in the violence. This reminds of the time Clarkson, I think it was, as, asked a German about driving without a license. The German said it was not possible to drive without a license completely eliminating the idea tha...Jump to post
55% by 5%, I’m honestly surprised there isn’t more of the crimes by a lower percentage. Who is the untouchable minority? Fred What is the definition of a question that is asked when the answer is already known? Obvious or rhetorical come to mind but don't seem to be spot-on. Where is the a.net gram...Jump to post
Not unenforceable, just not enforced, very different outcomes. We are already licensed in every state. I’ve got no problem locking up illegal gun holders—try doing it where 80% of the gun violence occurs. Politics won’t let that happen. You do know the statistics? 5% of the population accounts for 5...Jump to post
Where do you get your stats? NBAA is showing .03 per 100,000 flight hours. In any case, a vanishingly small number of professionally flown corporate accidents.
Seems reasonable, looks like the start of that process is the requirement of a license for gun ownership. Good first step I’d say. Fred Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Suggest trying it out on the criminals first, as they’re responsible for the murders. Oh, that’ll involve police actions, oops I...Jump to post
Open market talent competitions for pilots result in less safe operations almost everywhere they exist Where do they exist and what have been the safety implications? You made the assertion, please back it up. their common in the business jet world, and it tends to encourage limit pushing, flying o...Jump to post