People rarely have the right to eat whatever food they want. There are standards on what is acceptable. I can't go to Mr. Vu's barbeque with golden retriever steaks and expect a warm welcome. You’re right, Mr. Vu can bar you from eating certain foods at HIS barbecue, but he most certainly would not...Jump to post
Wow. There’s a lot of false info in that post: 1. No. IDG’s fail on their own. 2. That is not how you check the oil level at all. 3. That is not how you service the oil level. Umm, he is absolutely correct, because there is no way to tell if an IDG is over-serviced. From our B767 AMM, all others ar...Jump to post
Besides, if you are doing it right, hamburgers are more than bread and meat, and all the fixings are either vegetarian or have veggie substitutes. True, but the meat is the basis of the burger. In fact, it is my most august opinion, that any "burger" that does not have ground beef, though...Jump to post
I rediscovered Freakonomics, and binged it while tilling and reseeding my lawn this past weekend. Good stuff there. Another one I found today is Plane Crash Podcast. The one I listened to today is United 811. I haven't got through the whole podcast yet, but it's not bad. Since I'm on the technical e...Jump to post
It's funny: before mobile phones were invented we never thought twice about picking up a ringing phone. We're reluctant to now with mobile phones. I ignore any call that's not in my contact list. Actually, I took the position, long before cell phones and caller-id, that the phone was for my conveni...Jump to post
ArchGuy1 wrote:When the ESB opened in 1931, it was $1 to go up, which would be $16-$17 in today's money adjusted for inflation.
Has anyone tried the "Impossible Whopper" yet? I made some nutritional decisions when I was younger such that I've not eaten anything from Burger King since 1995 (nor McD's since '93 thanks for asking) but I am curious what folks who aren't appearing in the TV commercials have to say abou...Jump to post
Frankly, I don't understand the fascination with cosmetic body modification. Whether it be tattoos or some of the more "invasive" practices, they have never had much appeal to me.
Even given your parameters, I can't think of anything I would have done.
To each his own.
The Empire State Building could have it's ticket prices reduced during the off season when there are fewer visitors like between after the end of the Christmas/New Year holiday season and Spring Break in April for example. Just out of curiosity, what makes you think the Empire State Building has an...Jump to post
It is great to see the rights of vegans being respected in today's world. With climate change in full force humans need to cut back on all meat consumption and move toward plant based diets. It is great to see vegans standing against climate change and animal injustice. I hope she can enjoy her bac...Jump to post
ArchGuy1 wrote:I actually meant the Space Needle.
Even though I feel that $38 is overpriced, I would still pay the price to go up the Empire State Building as it is my favorite building. I also live in Garland, Texas, a suburb of Dallas. I lived in Bedford for a few years. Soaking tourists is a time-honored practice. It usually starts at the airpo...Jump to post
Privacy laws, I believe. You can't randomly film people here. Even security cameras must follow strict guidelines, eg they can cover your property, but not your neighbour's. I believe they are illegal in Italy too as a friend driving a UK registered motorhome was pulled over because the police spot...Jump to post
Sometimes they do, at least in the past. While growing up in NY I only visited The Empire State Building on school trips, 2 or 3 times. Not once did I visit as a teen or adult, while living there. I took my wife there several years ago, while visiting family. I suspect a large majority of folks tha...Jump to post
Out of interest, what all falls under each of those categories? I'm assuming line maintenance is routine work (tire changes, small repairs, etc.) that can be done in less than a day, while hangar maintenance is referring to C/D checks, repaints, etc. where the aircraft is out of service for days or...Jump to post
I’ve got an integrated GPS/Dashcam in 2 of our 3 cars.
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Works well. Haven’t had an issue.
I would suggest your range of expertise is pretty small regarding the handling qualities of the L1011. And, I've indicated no different. But, I know a bad landing when I feel one, even at the tender age of 20. The fact that I remember that landing, should be an indicator of the imprint the landing ...Jump to post
I do not recall the L1011 as having any bad landing characteristics as you describe. Sure wasn't any exceptional skills on my part so I'll have to call you on that one. I've flown in an L1011 just once, happened to be in one of the jumpseats with Delta back in '88 - ATL/LGA. We landed long. We land...Jump to post
While, I've always listened to the Art of Manliness podcast while running, I've recently started to listen to more podcasts. Some of the notable ones are: -Art of Manliness, an interesting mix of topics, some really interesting, some really...meh. -Flight Deck Podcast, the official podcast of the Mu...Jump to post
A screen fine enough to adequately protect from birds, would most certainly require anti-ice protection. I’ll add, that a bird-strike capable of damaging an engine, sufficient enough to shut it down, is not a single bird. It’s a flock of birds. That same strike on a screen would likely a) destroy th...Jump to post
In deed. Figuring that out quicker would be helped a lot by having more judges for it, which would also help the people truly needing asylum, as it would cut down the time of uncertainty. best regards Thomas I don't disagree with you Tommy, but that's not what I meant when I asked the question. Are...Jump to post
No, that's not what it means. The fact that one is seeking asylum proves that they've not been granted asylum, which means the legality of their presence in this country is questionable. Not quite. An asylum seeker does have some legal status, and is not necessarily an illegal alien. The problem is...Jump to post
Republicans have been doing it for years. Y'all weren't outraged then. In fact, it was encouraged and applauded. All the name calling, harassing, bullying, death threats, and murder. Y'all did nothing about it then. Y'all want compassion now. Ain't gonna happen, bub. Look at your party and your med...Jump to post
Mitch McConnell is the actual Senate Majority leader. He decides what bills should be debated and brought up for a vote. Health care? no. Environmental bills? no. Voting rights? no. Gun control? no. Chris Cuomo is a TV personality. He is neither a member of the House nor the Senate nor any state le...Jump to post
What was it like for the Routemasters to tow the luggage trailers at 70 mph. I'm not sure I understand what you're asking. If the trailer is properly loaded, it's a non-event, assuming the tow vehicle & trailer are capable of, and stable at 70mph. If the tow vehicle can't make 70mph, then it do...Jump to post
So baiting "card-carrying liberals" is funny when he does not make policy or pass bills who affect the entire country? Why is this even a thing? Yup, it is funny. Let's review: So, you're OK with the actions of the crowd. Shouting for McConnell's death? Yelling profanities in a residentia...Jump to post
So we are supposed to be outraged over a CNN host but not two people who have actual power and deny there is voting issues and health care issues and racial issues? Actually, I'm not outraged. It takes a lot to outrage or offend me. I'm amused. I don't think it's outrage you're witnessing. It's amu...Jump to post
Why do people let words get the best of them? Get over it and move on with your life. Not everyone is going to like you. That's just the way the world works. Legislating manners is a very dangerous road that we don't want to go down. :checkmark: Like I said earlier, be an adult. Someone may try as ...Jump to post
The question is, did he learn from it? He already apologized for losing it. Will he do it again Ah, yes, the mea culpa. I’m sorry and I promise never to do it again. Only seems to work if you’re of a certain political persuasion. This is politicians being politicians. No it’s not, and you know it. ...Jump to post
Oh my christ did hell freeze over? Ladies and gentlemen Sean Hannity, unexpected voice of reason: https://twitter.com/seanhannity/status/1161100636995407872?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Ftwitter.com%2Fseanhannity%2Fstatus%2F1161100636995407872 Hannity is wrong....Jump to post
Read the transcript. Cuomo felt it was . , and i think he was right to call out the lowlife. So, because he felt it was racist, it was racist? That’s why the word has lost all meaning in this society. When everything is racist, then nothing is. As to his response, with his family present...repulsiv...Jump to post
Smoke detectors may or may not chirp a couple of times after the replacement of the battery, depending on manufacturer and/or model. Call it a “power up” test. By the way, how old is the detector? The NFPA, The USFA, and all sorts of other alphabet type organizations that have an interest (including...Jump to post
Which is of course the same as the pressure of the hydraulic fluid in the reservoir. Which, is of course, controlled by the air pressure in the reservoir. On aircraft where air is used to pressurize the reservoir, we measure and regulate air pressure, not hydraulic pressure, in terms of head pressu...Jump to post
Air pressure? Or hydraulic fluid pressure?
Presumably, cavitation would cause hydraulic-fluid-bubbles, rather than air bubbles, correct?
Thanks guys, another follow-up question. I’ve heard the term “hydraulic head pressure” mentioned a lot while trying to get an answer to this question. What does that mean? Thanks again Really, really simple, in hydraulics, head pressure is the pressure exerted on the system by the fluid above the s...Jump to post
You will probably need to specify country, regulating authority and operator if you want an answer that means anything to you. Having been a field instructor (for maintenance) on the B747, I can tell you I went through a class offered by my employer, and followed the guidelines of our GMM & GOM,...Jump to post
It’s a sight target. When the pilots’ eyes are aligned to it, they are in the “proper” position.
When teaching taxi, I used to explain that when aligned to the target, all the sight lines and angles in the AMM and taxi manuals were valid.
All the aircraft I have worked on ranging from the BAC One-Eleven through to the A350 have a pneumatic system that runs a 45/50 psi. I don't call that very high I think we had this discussion before. From a maintenance point-of-view, chapter 36 air is indeed low pressure. High pressure, to the main...Jump to post
Simply, the plumbing is designed and rated for 3000 psi...actually a lot higher than that. The pneumatic ducting is rated for much lower pressure...probably in the 200-300 psi range at the engine and lower as the air progresses through the airframe. Locations where high pressure air is used, e.g. ac...Jump to post
I was talking more like a horse trailer, U haul trailer, or boat trailer rather than an articulated bus. As long as the tow vehicle and hitch system are rated for the weight of the trailer/load, then it’s not a problem. Acceleration may be slower, and stopping distances increase, but that’s to be e...Jump to post
What does that mean? What exactly is it like towing a loaded trailer with a bus of any kind like a full sized bus or a small shuttle type bus. It is exactly like towing anything. You make sure the tow vehicle and hitch are rated for the weight and that the trailer load is properly distributed across...Jump to post
I think you're speaking of the Fan air valve. The Fan air is used while sitting stationary while on the ground. The Fan Air is no longer needed after takeoff thus the valve closes and Ram air takes over. No, the fan air valve opens or closes in response to bleed air temperature. It allows fan air t...Jump to post
Erau82 wrote:Urine degradation is another big issues with horse transportation.
Taxied back, or pulled back in? Not sure of ramp procedures in SFO, but it could be possible that the access door for the air cart was left open, so they pulled back in, dealt with it, and pushed again. Around here, it’d be no big deal for the dude to walk out and deal with it, but different airport...Jump to post