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by Markhkg
Wed Jan 16, 2013 6:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ANA B787 Emergency Landing and Fleet Grounding
Replies: 300
Views: 65907

ANA B787 Emergency Landing and Fleet Grounding

Video of the 787 Evacuation (TBS News - In Japanese)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yty-zd1rDnc

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by Markhkg
Sun Nov 04, 2012 8:26 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Location Of Life Vest On FlyDubai 737-800?
Replies: 13
Views: 9431

RE: Location Of Life Vest On FlyDubai 737-800?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Quokkas" class="quote" target="_blank">Quokkas</a> (<a href="#8" class="quote">Reply 8</a>):<br/><i>Is there any advantage in the vest being in ...

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by Markhkg
Thu Oct 25, 2012 12:07 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Evacuation Slides
Replies: 3
Views: 3804

RE: Evacuation Slides

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/yeelep" class="quote" target="_blank">yeelep</a> (<a href="#1" class="quote">Reply 1</a>):<br/><i>That said , the slide on a 737 could possibly ...

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by Markhkg
Fri Jun 01, 2012 1:24 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Decompression Announcement/Procedure
Replies: 15
Views: 8560

RE: Decompression Announcement/Procedure

Here is the decompression announcement from Turkish Airlines. First in Turkish, then English. <a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wTwU2dt6YP4" target="_blank">http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wTwU2dt6YP4</a> You might also have cabin crews pre-drilled to shout, "MASKS <acronym title="Air Nauru">ON...

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by Markhkg
Mon May 14, 2012 4:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Superjet Disappears Off Radar In Indonesia Part 2
Replies: 234
Views: 102854

RE: Superjet Disappears Off Radar In Indonesia Part 2

Media reports are coming in that the flight recorders have been found, but cannot be immediately retrieved to their difficult location/defbris. <a href="http://india.nydailynews.com/business/3d6a7bd62de40a55672fe82cedbbb4ae/flight-recorders-found-in-crashed-sukhoi" target="_blank">http://india.nydai...

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by Markhkg
Sun Feb 12, 2012 8:51 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Brace Head Down Grab Your Ankle - How Many Times?
Replies: 24
Views: 12362

RE: Brace Head Down Grab Your Ankle - How Many Times?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/EWRCabincrew" class="quote" target="_blank">EWRCabincrew</a> (<a href="#13" class="quote">Reply 13</a>):<br/><i>Sounds like the commands are fro...

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by Markhkg
Tue Jan 10, 2012 3:09 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Concorde - Depressurization Risk
Replies: 19
Views: 9903

RE: Concorde - Depressurization Risk

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/tdscanuck" class="quote" target="_blank">tdscanuck</a> (<a href="#16" class="quote">Reply 16</a>):<br/><i>normal breathing is exert to inhale, r...

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by Markhkg
Mon Jan 09, 2012 5:36 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Concorde - Depressurization Risk
Replies: 19
Views: 9903

RE: Concorde - Depressurization Risk

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/RoseFlyer" class="quote" target="_blank">RoseFlyer</a> (<a href="#1" class="quote">Reply 1</a>):<br/><i>100& oxygen is not enough to maintai...

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by Markhkg
Fri Jan 06, 2012 5:05 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Emergency Rafts In Economy And Premium Classes
Replies: 17
Views: 9564

RE: Emergency Rafts In Economy And Premium Classes

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/JRadier" class="quote" target="_blank">JRadier</a> (<a href="#10" class="quote">Reply 10</a>):<br/><i>Just to make sure, L2 and <acronym title="...

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by Markhkg
Thu Jan 05, 2012 7:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Does The UA New F Seat A Shoulder Strap?
Replies: 15
Views: 15153

RE: Why Does The UA New F Seat A Shoulder Strap?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/quiet1" class="quote" target="_blank">quiet1</a> (<a href="#12" class="quote">Reply 12</a>):<br/><i>Is it like the one in cars that almost insta...

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by Markhkg
Thu Jan 05, 2012 7:26 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Slide/rafts On 737 MAX?
Replies: 2
Views: 5691

RE: Slide/rafts On 737 MAX?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/1337Delta764" class="quote" target="_blank">1337Delta764</a> (<a href="#0" class="quote">Thread starter</a>):<br/><i>many carriers now flying 73...

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by Markhkg
Thu Jan 05, 2012 4:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Does The UA New F Seat A Shoulder Strap?
Replies: 15
Views: 15153

RE: Why Does The UA New F Seat A Shoulder Strap?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/qf002" class="quote" target="_blank">qf002</a> (<a href="#8" class="quote">Reply 8</a>):<br/><i>older <acronym title="Cathay Pacific (China-Hong...

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by Markhkg
Tue Dec 13, 2011 11:02 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Help: Can I Carry This Med. Equipment On-board?
Replies: 13
Views: 4247

RE: Help: Can I Carry This Med. Equipment On-board?

Ah, good old Lifepak 10. A classic. Do not carry defib pads through security as they are sealed and should not be opened for inspection. (Security may be concerned about the "gel" in the pads.) Check those in. A non-issue if you're using paddles of course. For the monitor itself, it's probably find ...

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by Markhkg
Sat Dec 10, 2011 9:43 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: In The Event Of A Landing On Water...
Replies: 29
Views: 7639

RE: In The Event Of A Landing On Water...

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/mandala499" class="quote" target="_blank">mandala499</a> (<a href="#28" class="quote">Reply 28</a>):<br/><i>But yes, the word "miracle" in "mira...

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by Markhkg
Sat Dec 10, 2011 9:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CX365 From PVG To HKG Evacuated Before Take-off
Replies: 28
Views: 15780

RE: CX365 From PVG To HKG Evacuated Before Take-off

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/planejamie" class="quote" target="_blank">planejamie</a> (<a href="#10" class="quote">Reply 10</a>):<br/><i>I'd expect this from a not-so safety...

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by Markhkg
Thu Dec 08, 2011 8:34 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: In The Event Of A Landing On Water...
Replies: 29
Views: 7639

RE: In The Event Of A Landing On Water...

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/rcair1" class="quote" target="_blank">rcair1</a> (<a href="#16" class="quote">Reply 16</a>):<br/><i>"Overwing exits should not be used in a wate...

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by Markhkg
Sat Dec 03, 2011 7:37 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Cost Of Emergency Landing
Replies: 10
Views: 9768

RE: Cost Of Emergency Landing

Per this source, ranges from $15,000 to as high as $893,000. <a href="http://journals.lww.com/anesthesiology/Fulltext/2008/04000/Management_of_In_flight_Medical_Emergencies.27.aspx#P80" target="_blank">http://journals.lww.com/anesthesiolo...ht_Medical_Emergencies.27.aspx#P80</a><br><br>[Edited 2011-...

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by Markhkg
Thu Nov 10, 2011 6:32 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Photo: Passenger Evacuation Mistake?
Replies: 5
Views: 4167

RE: Photo: Passenger Evacuation Mistake?

Passengers taking their bags during an evacuation is nothing new unfortunately. Southwest Airlines evacation...passenger evacuates briefcase before self: <a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_detailpage&v=bzOTCkd_XZQ#t=259s" target="_blank">http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature...e...

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by Markhkg
Tue Oct 25, 2011 5:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA - J Class Seats Facing Opposite Way?
Replies: 39
Views: 13882

RE: BA - J Class Seats Facing Opposite Way?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/DeltaMD90" class="quote" target="_blank">DeltaMD90</a> (<a href="#33" class="quote">Reply 33</a>):<br/><i> I'd prefer backwards facing seats. I ...

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by Markhkg
Sun Oct 09, 2011 8:40 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Depressurisation As Fire Extinguisher?
Replies: 18
Views: 8441

RE: Depressurisation As Fire Extinguisher?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/CosmicCruiser" class="quote" target="_blank">CosmicCruiser</a> (<a href="#15" class="quote">Reply 15</a>):<br/><i> I can say that the procedure ...

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by Markhkg
Fri Oct 07, 2011 7:33 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Depressurisation As Fire Extinguisher?
Replies: 18
Views: 8441

RE: Depressurisation As Fire Extinguisher?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/lowrider" class="quote" target="_blank">lowrider</a> (<a href="#8" class="quote">Reply 8</a>):<br/><i>Is it a halon based system? </i></font></t...

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by Markhkg
Fri Oct 07, 2011 8:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA Offers Courses For Surviving A Crash
Replies: 26
Views: 4845

RE: BA Offers Courses For Surviving A Crash

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/kaitak" class="quote" target="_blank">kaitak</a> (<a href="#20" class="quote">Reply 20</a>):<br/><i> the one thing they won't say to their premi...

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by Markhkg
Fri Oct 07, 2011 8:39 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Depressurisation As Fire Extinguisher?
Replies: 18
Views: 8441

RE: Depressurisation As Fire Extinguisher?

There are a couple of things that might interest you. First, decompression of a passenger aircraft to extinguish a fire is pretty much only imagined in the movies. However, it has been a subject for cargo aircraft fires, which has been been the subject of at least one FAA research study which you ca...

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by Markhkg
Sat Oct 01, 2011 9:43 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Second Button On 787 Toilet Flush
Replies: 21
Views: 13120

RE: Second Button On 787 Toilet Flush

The black square is a motion sensor. Waving your hand over the sensor does this:

http://youtu.be/1Ow1yKHkR54

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by Markhkg
Sat Oct 01, 2011 8:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Airways Express Emergency Landing At PHL
Replies: 8
Views: 6394

RE: US Airways Express Emergency Landing At PHL

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/apodino" class="quote" target="_blank">apodino</a> (<a href="#3" class="quote">Reply 3</a>):<br/><i> For one thing, opening an exit on a pressur...

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by Markhkg
Sat Oct 01, 2011 7:16 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: New Kind Of Exit Sign
Replies: 36
Views: 8923

RE: New Kind Of Exit Sign

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Starlionblue" class="quote" target="_blank">Starlionblue</a> (<a href="#27" class="quote">Reply 27</a>):<br/><i>The average sheeple will be happ...

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by Markhkg
Fri Sep 23, 2011 11:06 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: New Kind Of Exit Sign
Replies: 36
Views: 8923

RE: New Kind Of Exit Sign

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/FriendlySkiesUK" class="quote" target="_blank">FriendlySkiesUK</a> (<a href="#10" class="quote">Reply 10</a>):<br/><i> I thought the Boeing 787 ...

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by Markhkg
Sun Sep 18, 2011 9:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FAA Fines Colgan Air $1.9Mil For Safety Violations
Replies: 12
Views: 6110

RE: FAA Fines Colgan Air $1.9Mil For Safety Violations

My understanding is that although the initial fine seems pretty steep, most airlines are able to work out a settlement and the ultimate fine will be substantially lower. Does anyone have any thoughts on that?

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by Markhkg
Sun Sep 11, 2011 8:34 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Simulators Built From Wrecks.
Replies: 3
Views: 3546

RE: Simulators Built From Wrecks.

I think the Continental Airlines 737-200 cabin emergency procedures trainer (i.e. flight attendant evacuation, smoke, fire, decompression drills) is made from one of their aircraft which was scrapped after a 1999 incident in Guatemala. The registration might be N17252.

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by Markhkg
Tue Sep 06, 2011 4:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Man Dies On JQ Flight After Choking On Meal
Replies: 22
Views: 18471

RE: Man Dies On JQ Flight After Choking On Meal

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/AR385" class="quote" target="_blank">AR385</a> (<a href="#20" class="quote">Reply 20</a>):<br/><i>what exactly do you have to loose?</i></font><...

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by Markhkg
Tue Sep 06, 2011 4:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Man Dies On JQ Flight After Choking On Meal
Replies: 22
Views: 18471

RE: Man Dies On JQ Flight After Choking On Meal

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Doona" class="quote" target="_blank">Doona</a> (<a href="#17" class="quote">Reply 17</a>):<br/><i>Probably says more about me not bothering to f...

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by Markhkg
Wed Jun 29, 2011 4:10 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: The Pre-flight F/A "huddle"
Replies: 15
Views: 6090

RE: The Pre-flight F/A "huddle"

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Lufthansa411" class="quote" target="_blank">Lufthansa411</a> (<a href="#4" class="quote">Reply 4</a>):<br/><i>what gets covered in the briefing<...

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by Markhkg
Wed Jun 22, 2011 11:36 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Aircraft Exit Signage
Replies: 10
Views: 14101

RE: Aircraft Exit Signage

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/hagiograph" class="quote" target="_blank">hagiograph</a> (<a href="#0" class="quote">Thread starter</a>):<br/><i>Is there any standard for aircr...

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by Markhkg
Sat Apr 09, 2011 5:47 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Ditching On Water
Replies: 9
Views: 4626

RE: Ditching On Water

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/0NEWAIR0" class="quote" target="_blank">0NEWAIR0</a> (<a href="#5" class="quote">Reply 5</a>):<br/><i>Yep, that's what it does....closes any ven...

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by Markhkg
Wed Apr 06, 2011 5:07 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Landing Emergency, Is Plane Already Depressurized
Replies: 5
Views: 5337

RE: Landing Emergency, Is Plane Already Depressurized

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/fr8mech" class="quote" target="_blank">fr8mech</a> (<a href="#3" class="quote">Reply 3</a>):<br/><i>I'm sure that there is a step in the procedu...

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by Markhkg
Sat Mar 05, 2011 3:43 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: 737NG Emergency Exit Doors
Replies: 10
Views: 5248

RE: 737NG Emergency Exit Doors

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Shamrock137" class="quote" target="_blank">Shamrock137</a> (<a href="#6" class="quote">Reply 6</a>):<br/><i> part of the actual aircraft frame</...

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by Markhkg
Sat Mar 05, 2011 1:42 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: 737NG Emergency Exit Doors
Replies: 10
Views: 5248

RE: 737NG Emergency Exit Doors

The 737NG overwing exits, sometimes fondly known as "gullwing doors", were re-designed in light of human factors research. In particular, the Manchester Air Disaster - which involved a British Air Tours Boeing 737-236 - demonstrated the difficulty in opening overwing hatch-style exits by passengers ...

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by Markhkg
Mon Feb 14, 2011 12:48 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Jumping Out An A340/330 Whilst Airbourne
Replies: 6
Views: 4360

RE: Jumping Out An A340/330 Whilst Airbourne

Flight Safety Australia posted a detailed account of the incident written by the Captain of the flight. Pictures of the incident shows that the slide/raft bustle is still attached so the door (presumably) was opened in manual mode. <a href="http://www.casa.gov.au/wcmswr/_assets/main/fsa/2000/nov/12-...

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by Markhkg
Sun Feb 06, 2011 1:26 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Have Any Ac Ever Been Built To Eject An Engine?
Replies: 11
Views: 7506

RE: Have Any Ac Ever Been Built To Eject An Engine?

Similar post:

Jettisoning Of An Engine? (by TymnBalewne Dec 12 2009 in Civil Aviation)

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by Markhkg
Wed Jan 19, 2011 6:43 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: How Are Passenger Oxygen Masks Deployed?
Replies: 35
Views: 22715

RE: How Are Passenger Oxygen Masks Deployed?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/redflyer" class="quote" target="_blank">redflyer</a> (<a href="#18" class="quote">Reply 18</a>):<br/><i>did the pilot deploy the masks?</i></fon...

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by Markhkg
Thu Jan 13, 2011 6:24 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: How Are Passenger Oxygen Masks Deployed?
Replies: 35
Views: 22715

RE: How Are Passenger Oxygen Masks Deployed?

FAR 121.333 states: "When an airplane is operated at flight altitudes...at cabin pressure altitudes above 10,000 feet up to and including 14,000 feet and, as applicable...<b>there must be not less than a 10-minute supply for the passenger cabin occupants </b>." Generally though, there is a few more ...

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by Markhkg
Thu Jan 13, 2011 3:09 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: How Are Passenger Oxygen Masks Deployed?
Replies: 35
Views: 22715

RE: How Are Passenger Oxygen Masks Deployed?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Quokka" class="quote" target="_blank">Quokka</a> (<a href="#0" class="quote">Thread starter</a>):<br/><i> Is this done solely and automatically ...

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by Markhkg
Wed Jan 12, 2011 5:51 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Why So Few Seatbelt Manufacturers?
Replies: 12
Views: 10927

RE: Why So Few Seatbelt Manufacturers?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/LAX888" class="quote" target="_blank">LAX888</a> (<a href="#9" class="quote">Reply 9</a>):<br/><i> So what triggers the air bag?</i></font></td>...

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by Markhkg
Tue Jan 11, 2011 2:37 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Advice On Being A Flight Attendant
Replies: 17
Views: 6772

RE: Advice On Being A Flight Attendant

I'm not a F/A but I've worked with a few in training. Something to think about is to enroll in a first aid course (preferably maybe even an advanced first aid course...at the very least, learn <acronym title="Casper - Natrona County International (CPR / KCPR), USA - Wyoming">CPR</acronym> and how to...

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by Markhkg
Tue Jan 11, 2011 2:31 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Why So Few Seatbelt Manufacturers?
Replies: 12
Views: 10927

RE: Why So Few Seatbelt Manufacturers?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/1337Delta764" class="quote" target="_blank">1337Delta764</a> (<a href="#1" class="quote">Reply 1</a>):<br/><i>Contour Solar Business Class Suite...

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by Markhkg
Sat Dec 25, 2010 11:56 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Helios 522 And The B737 Pressure Warning
Replies: 40
Views: 10960

RE: Helios 522 And The B737 Pressure Warning

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/777236ER" class="quote" target="_blank">777236ER</a> (<a href="#13" class="quote">Reply 13</a>):<br/><i>The crew didn't have all the information...

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by Markhkg
Fri Nov 05, 2010 5:23 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Above What Altitude Is Cabin Oxygen Mandatory?
Replies: 10
Views: 12402

RE: Above What Altitude Is Cabin Oxygen Mandatory?

§ 135.157 (b) Pressurized aircraft. No person may operate a pressurized aircraft— (1) At altitudes above 25,000 feet MSL, unless at least a 10-minute supply of supplemental oxygen is available for each occupant of the aircraft, other than the pilots, for use when a descent is necessary due to loss o...

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by Markhkg
Fri Oct 29, 2010 5:17 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Why Are Emergency Slides Gray?
Replies: 5
Views: 8015

Why Are Emergency Slides Gray?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/474218" class="quote" target="_blank">474218</a> (<a href="#3" class="quote">Reply 3</a>):<br/><i>I take it you did not read the TSO? </i></font...

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by Markhkg
Fri Oct 29, 2010 1:36 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Why Are Emergency Slides Gray?
Replies: 5
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Why Are Emergency Slides Gray?

The slide material (urethane neoprene) are aluminized which increases the fire/heat resistance of the slide. The protection afforded by this relatively simple coating is significant. <a href="http://www.dtic.mil/cgi-bin/GetTRDoc?Location=U2&doc=GetTRDoc.pdf&AD=ADA098179" target="_blank">http...

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