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by b78710
Wed Mar 25, 2015 1:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Germanwings A320 Crashed Enroute BCN-DUS - Part 5
Replies: 231
Views: 84681

Germanwings A320 Crashed Enroute BCN-DUS - Part 5

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

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by b78710
Wed Mar 25, 2015 1:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Germanwings A320 Crashed Enroute BCN-DUS - Part 5
Replies: 231
Views: 84681

Germanwings A320 Crashed Enroute BCN-DUS - Part 5

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/TheSonntag" class="quote" target="_blank">TheSonntag</a> (<a href="#33" class="quote">Reply 33</a>):<br/><i>The plane was untertaken a smaller c...

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by b78710
Wed Nov 05, 2014 3:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First Airline To Offer Lie-Flat Seats/IFE At Seat
Replies: 20
Views: 7085

RE: First Airline To Offer Lie-Flat Seats/IFE At Seat

VS had seat back IFE mid to late 90's

I'm sure I flew on a 340-300 when I was a kid that was about 2 weeks old and couldn't believe I could play games at my seat!

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by b78710
Sun Sep 07, 2014 11:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Sunday Times: Virgin's "Little Red" To Close
Replies: 137
Views: 31256

RE: Sunday Times: Virgin's "Little Red" To Close

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Johnwaynebobbet" class="quote" target="_blank">Johnwaynebobbet</a> (<a href="#31" class="quote">Reply 31</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table>...

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by b78710
Sun Sep 07, 2014 11:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Sunday Times: Virgin's "Little Red" To Close
Replies: 137
Views: 31256

RE: Sunday Times: Virgin's "Little Red" To Close

Where is it actually coming from that they will shut it down? I can't read the full article without paying can anyone cut and paste? Is there some direct quotes in that? Telegraph running this morning with a story of Little Red running 60% empty, nothing about it shutting down. Is this just the Time...

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by b78710
Fri Aug 08, 2014 5:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 787 Production/Delivery Thread Part 31
Replies: 324
Views: 88810

RE: 787 Production/Delivery Thread Part 31

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/7673mech" class="quote" target="_blank">7673mech</a> (<a href="#303" class="quote">Reply 303</a>):<br/><i>That was several weeks ago before it m...

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by b78710
Sat Oct 12, 2013 5:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Virgin Little Red Poor Loads
Replies: 85
Views: 23243

RE: Virgin Little Red Poor Loads

If anyone hasn't tried the service, I would urge them to do so. I'm not used to flying short haul but I thought it was brilliant. The product is in line with <acronym title="Virgin Atlantic Airways (United Kingdom)">VS</acronym> longhaul, from the cabin lighting, to the crew uniform, to the meal ser...

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by b78710
Sat Oct 12, 2013 5:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Virgin Little Red Poor Loads
Replies: 85
Views: 23243

RE: Virgin Little Red Poor Loads

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/adg737800" class="quote" target="_blank">adg737800</a> (<a href="#38" class="quote">Reply 38</a>):<br/><i>He could check in online for his fligh...

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by b78710
Thu Jun 27, 2013 9:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Thomson G-TUIB (787) Bird Strike
Replies: 21
Views: 23438

RE: Thomson G-TUIB (787) Bird Strike

Usually unless the bird makes it down the core of the engine its pretty much a non event. If there was no change in indications or parameters for the affected engine then there is no need not to carry on. A quick inspection at the other end, will ascertain whether the bird went down the core or bypa...

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by b78710
Fri Apr 05, 2013 7:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FAA Grounds B787: Part 14
Replies: 275
Views: 45105

RE: FAA Grounds B787: Part 14

excellent news, its been a while coming

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by b78710
Fri Apr 05, 2013 6:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FAA Grounds B787: Part 14
Replies: 275
Views: 45105

RE: FAA Grounds B787: Part 14

So how soon after the certification flight will the fix be certified?

Anyone know how long the mods are likely to take per aircraft?

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by b78710
Wed Feb 20, 2013 10:22 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Allowed References When Signing A Tech Log
Replies: 30
Views: 5823

RE: Allowed References When Signing A Tech Log

I usually just make one up haha

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by b78710
Sun Jan 13, 2013 9:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Another Fuel Leak On JAL 787
Replies: 26
Views: 18948

RE: Another Fuel Leak On JAL 787

Does the 787 have jettison capabilities?

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by b78710
Tue Jan 01, 2013 10:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ryanair Pilots Voice Concerns On Safety On Tv
Replies: 40
Views: 15643

RE: Ryanair Pilots Voice Concerns On Safety On Tv

Our captains tend too add a few hundred kg's because its what they've always done.

It's not necessary, so I can see why they try to cut it out

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by b78710
Fri Dec 21, 2012 8:53 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Windscreen Wipers On Aircraft
Replies: 41
Views: 17337

RE: Windscreen Wipers On Aircraft

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/TWA772LR" class="quote" target="_blank">TWA772LR</a> (<a href="#11" class="quote">Reply 11</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> Our jumbos ha...

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by b78710
Fri Dec 21, 2012 1:34 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Windscreen Wipers On Aircraft
Replies: 41
Views: 17337

RE: Windscreen Wipers On Aircraft

We don't have an inspection for them as far as I'm aware.

If the crew snag it, it would get changed. I've never seen one snagged

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by b78710
Thu Dec 20, 2012 5:43 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Windscreen Wipers On Aircraft
Replies: 41
Views: 17337

RE: Windscreen Wipers On Aircraft

Very rarely changed. In the 10 years I've now been working aircraft (mixture of ramp and hangar work) The only windscreen wipers I have removed have been to facilitate windscreen removals.

Maybe I've just been lucky

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by b78710
Thu Dec 20, 2012 2:01 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Aircraft Engine
Replies: 4
Views: 3405

RE: Aircraft Engine

A turbo prop is essentially a regular gas turbine engine. It just uses the last stage of the turbine to drive a gearbox and propeller arrangement. They call this a free turbine. They are designed use up all the energy from combustion so there is no thrust produced. So if you look at a regular GE90 s...

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by b78710
Tue Dec 18, 2012 7:10 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: F1 - 2012/13 Off Season Thread
Replies: 183
Views: 11596

RE: F1 - 2012/13 Off Season Thread

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/MadameConcorde" class="quote" target="_blank">MadameConcorde</a> (<a href="#5" class="quote">Reply 5</a>):<br/><i>Absolutely. No personal sponso...

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by b78710
Tue Dec 18, 2012 6:32 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: F1 - 2012/13 Off Season Thread
Replies: 183
Views: 11596

RE: F1 - 2012/13 Off Season Thread

So do some of these drivers actually pay to drive?

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by b78710
Tue Dec 18, 2012 6:02 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: What Is Wrong With This VS 343 Fin?
Replies: 7
Views: 10540

RE: What Is Wrong With This VS 343 Fin?

Definately rudder removal, not been torn off.

Heavy maintenance is performed by LTP in Manilla.

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by b78710
Tue Dec 18, 2012 5:53 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Window Heat - Switched Of - When
Replies: 13
Views: 5188

RE: Window Heat - Switched Of - When

We have no procedure to deselect it on the 744, though I usually do on layovers or if its raining and steaming away.

deselection is accompanied by a status message so no chance of it being left off.

our 340's i never touch as its automatically selected off on the ground

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by b78710
Tue Dec 18, 2012 5:50 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: CVR CB Pullout....When.
Replies: 11
Views: 4264

RE: CVR CB Pullout....When.

We have a quality notice to pull it after any reportable incidents.

And usually Maintrol will contact you when they want it pulled.

Not pulled at any other times

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by b78710
Sun Dec 09, 2012 9:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Virgin Atlantic Expansion Speculation
Replies: 38
Views: 17744

RE: Virgin Atlantic Expansion Speculation

A380's will never be taken, Will probably be converted to A350's. 787's not due to arrive until the end of 2014, so 2 years from now. 787's will replace the A340-600's that are continuing to leave the fleet (3 so far, one more before Christmas and 2 next year. Along with 1 <acronym title="London - G...

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by b78710
Wed Oct 31, 2012 1:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 787 Production/Delivery Thread Part 10
Replies: 306
Views: 64271

RE: 787 Production/Delivery Thread Part 10

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/7BOEING7" class="quote" target="_blank">7BOEING7</a> (<a href="#228" class="quote">Reply 228</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table><table borde...

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by b78710
Mon Oct 29, 2012 7:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 787 Production/Delivery Thread Part 10
Replies: 306
Views: 64271

RE: 787 Production/Delivery Thread Part 10

Does the 787 APU supply bleed air for engine start? Or is it back to electric starters?

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by b78710
Wed Sep 05, 2012 5:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 787 Production/Delivery Thread Part 8
Replies: 253
Views: 54918

RE: 787 Production/Delivery Thread Part 8

Anyone have a list of what airlines are due to get the -9 first?

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by b78710
Wed Jul 25, 2012 9:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 787 Production/Delivery Thread Part 6
Replies: 259
Views: 46390

RE: 787 Production/Delivery Thread Part 6

When will the first -9 be flown/built?

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by b78710
Fri Mar 18, 2011 5:30 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Malaysia's New Livery On A330 Even Worse
Replies: 54
Views: 18106

RE: Malaysia's New Livery On A330 Even Worse

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/777way" class="quote" target="_blank">777way</a> (<a href="#3" class="quote">Reply 3</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> How exactly is it a...

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by b78710
Tue Mar 08, 2011 7:36 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Preflight Walk-arounds
Replies: 63
Views: 11670

RE: Preflight Walk-arounds

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/HAWK21M" class="quote" target="_blank">HAWK21M</a> (<a href="#55" class="quote">Reply 55</a>):<br/><i>We have an SOP of 1/8th inch extension wit...

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by b78710
Wed Mar 02, 2011 1:36 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Some Maintenance Questions
Replies: 58
Views: 7319

RE: Some Maintenance Questions

you lot need to man up

I never wear any rain gear.

trousers, shirt and a fleece. all weathers

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by b78710
Wed Mar 02, 2011 1:33 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Human Factors In Maintenance Training.
Replies: 5
Views: 6042

RE: Human Factors In Maintenance Training.

I did a week course as an apprentice to cover the EASA licence module 9. and since then we do a 1 day refersher course once every 2 years. we have a really good course, run by a good bloke who changes it up every year. so the course is never dull. full of good little video clips of scenes out of thi...

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by b78710
Mon Feb 28, 2011 7:31 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: BA LHR T3 Operations?
Replies: 3
Views: 2974

RE: BA LHR T3 Operations?

Quoting windshear (Reply 2):

yes and 777's

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by b78710
Thu Feb 24, 2011 8:50 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: 744 Cockpit: Panel On Glareshield
Replies: 11
Views: 6789

RE: 744 Cockpit: Panel On Glareshield

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/jetlagged" class="quote" target="_blank">jetlagged</a> (<a href="#7" class="quote">Reply 7</a>):<br/><i>Though you can also control EICAS synopt...

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by b78710
Thu Feb 24, 2011 11:06 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: 744 Cockpit: Panel On Glareshield
Replies: 11
Views: 6789

RE: 744 Cockpit: Panel On Glareshield

Also through the <acronym title="Camden (CDU / YSCN), Australia - New South Wales">CDU</acronym> you can gain access to the CMC (Central Maintenance Computer) for Present Leg Faults, Existing Faults, Fault History, Ground Tests etc. ACMS (Aircraft Condition Monitoring System), Satcom and ACARS. The ...

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by b78710
Thu Feb 24, 2011 10:17 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Some Maintenance Questions
Replies: 58
Views: 7319

RE: Some Maintenance Questions

<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="#25" class="quote">Reply 25</a>):<br/><i> There are exceptions, but they are few.</...

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by b78710
Thu Feb 24, 2011 10:12 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: 744 Cockpit: Panel On Glareshield
Replies: 11
Views: 6789

RE: 744 Cockpit: Panel On Glareshield

EICAS control panel Used to draw up the corresponding synoptic pages on the lower EICAS screen. The 2 round buttons are cancel and recall for clearing and bringing back caution and advisory messages on the upper EICAS screen. If the control panel fails all of its functions can be carried out through...

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by b78710
Wed Feb 23, 2011 1:20 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Some Maintenance Questions
Replies: 58
Views: 7319

RE: Some Maintenance Questions

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

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by b78710
Fri Feb 18, 2011 4:20 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Q On DeIcing
Replies: 30
Views: 3840

RE: Q On DeIcing

Have only ever seen Type II 75/25 at LHR

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by b78710
Tue Feb 15, 2011 8:47 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Your Least Favorite Aircraft Part
Replies: 29
Views: 5247

RE: Your Least Favorite Aircraft Part

747-400 GE CF6 Fan air temp sensor

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by b78710
Mon Feb 14, 2011 9:58 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Different Gate Numbers Inside And Ouside Terminal
Replies: 9
Views: 4236

RE: Different Gate Numbers Inside And Ouside Terminal

are you sure you didnt push back so far that you were inline with the stand next door when you looked? i think that would be the most likely explanation At <acronym title="London - Heathrow (LHR / EGLL), United Kingdom">LHR</acronym> the internal gate number is a 2 digit number, with the outside bei...

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by b78710
Sun Feb 13, 2011 9:27 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Side Lights On Qantas A330
Replies: 10
Views: 5766

RE: Side Lights On Qantas A330

engine and wing scan lights they are.

The aft ones will not switch on unless the respective 2 door is closed.

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by b78710
Sat Feb 12, 2011 5:27 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Q On DeIcing
Replies: 30
Views: 3840

RE: Q On DeIcing

<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="#9" class="quote">Reply 9</a>):<br/><i> Normally in flight the icing isn't visible on...

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by b78710
Sat Feb 12, 2011 5:25 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Q On DeIcing
Replies: 30
Views: 3840

RE: Q On DeIcing

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/tristarsteve" class="quote" target="_blank">tristarsteve</a> (<a href="#8" class="quote">Reply 8</a>):<br/><i> The deign of the fuel tanks is al...

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by b78710
Sat Feb 12, 2011 4:40 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Q On DeIcing
Replies: 30
Views: 3840

RE: Q On DeIcing

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/SAAFNAV" class="quote" target="_blank">SAAFNAV</a> (<a href="#4" class="quote">Reply 4</a>):<br/><i>Could it be that only the aircraft that are ...

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by b78710
Sat Feb 12, 2011 1:53 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Q On DeIcing
Replies: 30
Views: 3840

RE: Q On DeIcing

All sorts. Typically de-icing is required for any ice present on the upper surface of the wing. Factors which can affect the build up of ice are obviously the OAT, the length of time the aircraft has been on the ground, how much fuel was left in the tanks from the last flight, the fuel uplift for th...

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by b78710
Sat Feb 12, 2011 12:31 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Your Least Favorite Aircraft Part
Replies: 29
Views: 5247

RE: Your Least Favorite Aircraft Part

A340-600 ACM. Always tough getting all the ducting back together. Same goes for the bleed ducting in the leading edge of the jumbo.

CLCP on the jumbo. Big lump. always a pain to get in and hooked up.

Most jobs that are tough are only tough because of tight access.

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by b78710
Wed Feb 09, 2011 9:32 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: How Are Passenger Oxygen Masks Deployed?
Replies: 35
Views: 22917

RE: How Are Passenger Oxygen Masks Deployed?

Not very often, I work on the ramp though so not as likely to see it done. No idea of the frequencies on the hangar checks. I would assume everytime the PSU's are removed for a major check, they will do a drop test on re-fittment. The last one I was involved in was a check of our out sourced mainten...

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by b78710
Wed Feb 09, 2011 9:03 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: How Are Passenger Oxygen Masks Deployed?
Replies: 35
Views: 22917

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/BA6590" class="quote" target="_blank">BA6590</a> (<a href="#31" class="quote">Reply 31</a>):<br/><i>Are there O2 masks that deploy in the toilet...

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by b78710
Wed Feb 09, 2011 4:43 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Boeing 767 Main Gear Question
Replies: 30
Views: 12629

RE: Boeing 767 Main Gear Question

its all about fitting the gear into the gear bay

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