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by SheikhDjibouti
Tue Sep 17, 2019 8:30 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Crashworthiness of modern airliners vs old
Replies: 31
Views: 3518

Re: Crashworthiness of modern airliners vs old

We often hear that these older planes where built like a tank but are they really? Modern airframes have shown they can withstand great impacts and accidents and still remain in one piece protecting passengers inside examples I can think of include... and the recent cornfield landing incident. Betw...

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by SheikhDjibouti
Thu Sep 12, 2019 3:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Coffee Spill Forced A330 Diversion
Replies: 67
Views: 11692

Re: Coffee Spill Forced A330 Diversion

My vote in the court of public opinion goes to convict Condor for using cheap ass tiny coffee cups that one must pry out of the cup holder, and for not providing lids. I'll give you one out of three for accuracy. Cheap - most probably Tiny - where do you get that from? Not providing lids - another ...

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by SheikhDjibouti
Thu Sep 12, 2019 11:34 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Problem flying with my French Bulldog
Replies: 21
Views: 971

Re: Problem flying with my French Bulldog

I also checked regarding the ferries, and they won't allow dogs. I didn't find this a problem. Four-legged friends are welcome on board. We consider pets all those animals legally registered according to the laws of their owner's Country. On board all our ferries there are cabins (internal / extern...

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by SheikhDjibouti
Wed Sep 11, 2019 12:14 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Problem flying with my French Bulldog
Replies: 21
Views: 971

Re: Problem flying with my French Bulldog

By the way, another option would be to drive to Israel instead of fly. There is a ferry from Lavrio (just south of Athens) to Haifa that you can take. I guess it's better for the dog to be in the car and on the boat than in a plane. I cannot find a ferry service that crosses the Med east to west in...

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by SheikhDjibouti
Wed Sep 11, 2019 11:05 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: why don't world leaders/governments use LHR when meeting in London?
Replies: 6
Views: 882

Re: why don't world leaders/governments use LHR when meeting in London?

Not familiar with the London airport situation: Historically, civilian biz-jet traffic heading for London was 99% LHR, but that was back in the 70's when biz-jets were less common, and at Heathrow you could even find light twins mixing it with the airliner traffic. (see photos) Military and pseudo-...

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by SheikhDjibouti
Mon Sep 09, 2019 1:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Are Air Marshals needed in the US anymore?
Replies: 42
Views: 6341

Re: Are Air Marshals needed in the US anymore?

I am wondering how the rest of the world somehow manages without Air Marshals? :scratchchin: Ok, so there are exceptions such as El Al and Pakistan, plus there are several low-key operations about which few details are known (which is in itself probably a good thing ) e.g. Australia, Singapore and t...

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by SheikhDjibouti
Mon Sep 09, 2019 1:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: BA pilots call off strike on September 27th, 2019
Replies: 132
Views: 19163

Re: BA pilots to strike, 9-10 27 September.

As a Canadian this concept of "scheduled strikes" is foreign to me, is there a particular reason for this style of job action? In Canada they would go on strike until things are settled. It's not new, and according to some viewpoints it can be a more civilized way of going about things. A...

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by SheikhDjibouti
Mon Sep 09, 2019 10:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: BA pilots call off strike on September 27th, 2019
Replies: 132
Views: 19163

Re: BA pilots to strike, 9-10 27 September.

FR24 showing just 10 BA flights airborne at this time; nine a/c returning home, plus BA245 that took off from LHR late last night (before the strike took effect) and is now just approaching EZE.

On the upside; the residents of London and the Thames Valley must be enjoying the relative quiet today.

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by SheikhDjibouti
Fri Sep 06, 2019 11:21 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Prince Harry's Private Jet
Replies: 22
Views: 2372

Re: Prince Harry's Private Jet

There's been a lot of media noise about Prince Harry, Meghan Markle and entourage flying around by private jet - with regard to emissions. How much difference is there between a few people flying on a small, probably new and economical private jet vs flying Business or First on a commercial airline...

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by SheikhDjibouti
Fri Sep 06, 2019 10:48 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Body modifications
Replies: 59
Views: 2339

Re: Body modifications

Bigger isn't always better. With that in mind, I suppose I could have that certain part of me reduced in size so that it didn't befuddle every woman I have met. I mean to say, if I had the end chopped off so that it left just the normal 12 inches that would be enough for most, wouldn't it? :liar: I ...

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by SheikhDjibouti
Thu Sep 05, 2019 11:18 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: B2 Bomber?
Replies: 11
Views: 2034

Re: B2 Bomber?

Might be provisions but I think there was an accident where a non-ejection crew was killed because he didn’t have a “way out”. The Brit bombers didn’t have ejection seats for the navs—bonkers IMO. If there’s one ejection seat, then everyone should have one. GF Yes indeed. One of the more unusual ev...

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by SheikhDjibouti
Sat Aug 24, 2019 10:31 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: America the Mediocre
Replies: 179
Views: 6116

Re: America the Mediocre

Call me when they put a man on the moon. Well here's the team that did it. Try to find an American in there..... :rotfl: :rotfl: :rotfl: I'll skip the black & white image of a small fraction of over 1600 German scientists & engineers "invited" to help America under Operation Paper...

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by SheikhDjibouti
Mon Aug 19, 2019 10:39 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Towing a Loaded Trailer With a Bus
Replies: 19
Views: 1656

Re: Towing a Loaded Trailer With a Bus

What is road legal in the UK for towing a trailer? Here in Germany it is 80km/h / 55mph for plain trailers. Towing a trailer On single carriageway roads; 50mph (vs 60mph for solo cars) On dual carriageway & motorways 60mph (vs 70mph for solo cars) There are now also age limits before you can ad...

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by SheikhDjibouti
Sun Aug 18, 2019 9:33 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Towing a Loaded Trailer With a Bus
Replies: 19
Views: 1656

Re: Towing a Loaded Trailer With a Bus

No Routemaster passes the 50mph mark on a level road. top speed is 42 .. 48 mph ( what do you expect from <200hp ? ) I'm sorry, but I cannot let you get away with that. :shakehead: The standard Routemaster had a puny 115 bhp engine, and was indeed rarely expected to exceed 40mph. However, my origin...

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by SheikhDjibouti
Sat Aug 17, 2019 12:10 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Towing a Loaded Trailer With a Bus
Replies: 19
Views: 1656

Re: Towing a Loaded Trailer With a Bus

These vehicles shuttled passengers who arrived at the West London Air Terminal in central London and were then shuttled via the M4 motorway to LHR Heathrow circa mid 1960s to sometime in the 70's. They were geared at that time for a ridiculously dizzy 70mph :bigthumbsup: (although subsequent UK leg...

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by SheikhDjibouti
Mon Aug 12, 2019 11:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SU / KL IL-62
Replies: 40
Views: 7816

Re: SU / KL IL-62

Two points about initial Soviet Aeroflot requirements towards interior arrangements on mainline equipment: 1) Very generous space for coat hangers. Justified by the fact that Aeroflot flew to some of the most inhospitable climates, and every passenger was expected to show up in heavy coat, often fu...

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by SheikhDjibouti
Mon Aug 12, 2019 11:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SU / KL IL-62
Replies: 40
Views: 7816

Re: SU / KL IL-62

SU has such an arrangement with Air India as well. The caption that comes along with one of the photos below (both showing the logo in Hindi on the other side) says it was a straight lease. The fact that all Aeroflot titles were removed also points to a different kind of "arrangement", bu...

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by SheikhDjibouti
Wed Jul 31, 2019 8:29 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Towing a Loaded Trailer With a Bus
Replies: 19
Views: 1656

Re: Towing a Loaded Trailer With a Bus

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. As others have commented; your question requires some definition. But in the meantime, I hope this aviation site allows at least one of these images of a British European Airway...

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by SheikhDjibouti
Sat Jul 20, 2019 5:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q3 2019
Replies: 3982
Views: 516120

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q3 2019

When I think about it, Boeing must have been aware of high by-pass engines coming when they started designing the original 737 so why did they not design it with increased ground clearance to take account of coming engine developments? Unfortunately, they didn't have a fairy godmother who gave them...

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by SheikhDjibouti
Sat Jul 20, 2019 11:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why did Luton Airport build its original terminal in that specific position?
Replies: 17
Views: 4431

Re: Why did Luton Airport build its original terminal in that specific position?

IMO, the layout of Luton Airport is pretty illogical. I know it's an old airfield and there have been multiple changes, extensions etc. over the years - Anyone know the reason why the original terminal was built in this specific spot and at this particular angle? ... from memory I think the terrain...

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by SheikhDjibouti
Fri Jul 19, 2019 12:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing Expects a $5.6 Billion Hit for 737 Max Disruptions
Replies: 128
Views: 13999

Re: Boeing Expects a $5.6 Billion Hit for 737 Max Disruptions

No. Garuda's 4.9 billion would have fully contributed to Boeings revenue but only part of it - say 10 % or 490 million - would have been profits. Those 490 million are the actual loss. Even then, there's a high chance that those slots will be taken up by someone else. So the direct impact on Boeing...

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by SheikhDjibouti
Fri Jul 19, 2019 1:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing Expects a $5.6 Billion Hit for 737 Max Disruptions
Replies: 128
Views: 13999

Re: Boeing Expects a $5.6 Billion Hit for 737 Max Disruptions

Does this include the 4.9 billion order from Garuda Indonesia that was cancelled? or is this just costs in general, so its 4.9billion on top of the 5.6billion? Er, no. The $4.9billion Garuda order would have yielded a theoretical profit at some future date as each individual aircraft was delivered,...

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by SheikhDjibouti
Fri Jul 19, 2019 12:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Disruptive passenger triggers Fighter jet escort & sonic boom.
Replies: 46
Views: 7521

Re: Disruptive passenger triggers Fighter jet escort & sonic boom.

How can a drunk female pose any kind of danger to the aircraft? Can't two people hold her until the plane lands? I understand the diversion but why dispatch two fighter jets? We have somehow arrived at a place where "assault" can mean something as trivial as pointing a threatening finger ...

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by SheikhDjibouti
Thu Jul 18, 2019 11:36 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: B-36 Question
Replies: 27
Views: 4251

Re: B-36 Question

Then, there’s the one-off cargo version, the XC-99 which flew on for a number of years. Used to be parked at Kelly AFB looking rather sad. Carted off somewhere. GF This photo says it all, and anybody on the ground beneath this pair would have suffered an "aluminum overcast" (*) This is an...

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by SheikhDjibouti
Wed Jul 03, 2019 12:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DCA to close for July 4th Celebration
Replies: 116
Views: 13660

Re: DCA to close for July 4th Celebration

"The Federal Aviation Administration announced Tuesday that operations at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport would be suspended between 6:15 p.m. and 7:45 p.m. ET Thursday to allow a ceremonial flyover of military aircraft during President Donald Trump's Independence Day event." ht...

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by SheikhDjibouti
Sat Jun 29, 2019 5:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United A319 emergency landing at EWR (June 30)
Replies: 34
Views: 10360

Re: Newark ground stop, what is going on?

The airbus has 3 hydraulic systems, green blue and yellow. Normal braking is achieved on the green system. If the green system fails, the yellow system now takes over and you have anti skid still. If both the yellow and the green fail (not unheard of because they are linked via a PTU) then you have...

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by SheikhDjibouti
Sat Jun 29, 2019 4:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q2 2019
Replies: 3768
Views: 387917

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q2 2019

SE-RTC (call sign NAX1TD) currently West of La Rochelle @ FL200.....out of Malaga, but headed for? Good catch! 1) I note a good quick climb out from Malaga (like it's empty...), but then it held at 20,000' :scratchchin: 2) If it maintains the current heading it looks like it's going to maintain 20,...

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by SheikhDjibouti
Sat Jun 29, 2019 4:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United A319 emergency landing at EWR (June 30)
Replies: 34
Views: 10360

Re: Newark ground stop, what is going on?

Looks like it was UA2098 LGA-IAH. Diverted to EWR due to hydraulic problems and it blew both tires on landing. Locked up brakes? https://www.flightradar24.com/data/flights/UA2098 FR24 says it’s now scheduled to fly EWR-SMF later tonight. Really?? I'll preface this with saying I’m not an Airbus pilo...

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by SheikhDjibouti
Fri Jun 28, 2019 2:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cape air to order and be launch customer of all-electric aircraft
Replies: 84
Views: 9748

Re: Cape air to order and be launch customer of all-electric aircraft

Did you read what I wrote? Electric motors are extremely reliable; much more than batteries or IC engines. So, the weak point in electric powertrain is the battery, where as the weak point in IC powertrain is the engine; in both case, the weak point could fail suddenly, and spectacularly (i.e. in a...

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by SheikhDjibouti
Tue Jun 25, 2019 5:11 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Americans and electric stoves
Replies: 95
Views: 5331

Re: Americans and electric stoves

I have a property 15 minutes outside Silicon Valley with propane tanks. Telling how little people see, I am sure there are propane trucks all over Sonoma county. Mar 19, 2019 "Overturned Propane Truck Cleared In Sonoma County, Hwy 128 Reopens" https://sanfrancisco.cbslocal.com/2019/03/19/...

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by SheikhDjibouti
Tue Jun 25, 2019 12:11 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Sues Walmart Over Jetblack
Replies: 29
Views: 3385

Re: JetBlue Sues Walmart Over Jetblack

I picture goth kids, not JetBlue, when I hear “jet black.” The Stranglers were more punk/new wave than goth.... https://stranglers.pagesperso-orange.fr/images/photos/groupe/mk1.jpg The Stranglers Jean-Jacques Burnel, Dave Greenfield, Hugh Cornwell, and the mean looking guy on the left is the drumme...

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by SheikhDjibouti
Tue Jun 25, 2019 11:49 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: New Air Force One Scheme
Replies: 107
Views: 10832

Re: New Air Force One Scheme

https://scontent-syd2-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/64517831_10101762837401734_7085479948474908672_n.jpg?_nc_cat=102&_nc_oc=AQnE6iUD2qVelSwXsfgd-WmtDC5ktC6OAEU8qxbnGY_Ff0ZQa_LLjmW15GiR9ZiiAlQ&_nc_ht=scontent-syd2-1.xx&oh=7ffddb46b87a833566f5ae65d9fa2852&oe=5D80EFBB I have to say I thought...

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by SheikhDjibouti
Fri Jun 21, 2019 2:21 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Tucker Carlson Bogeyman du Jour: the Metric System
Replies: 101
Views: 6074

Re: Tucker Carlson Bogeyman du Jour: the Metric System

Odd question but is "dozen" used in many other countries? It is very common in the USA but I don't know about the rest of the world. (Yes I could probably google it but I enjoy the discussion and personal take people provide.) Tugg It is common in the USA for the obvious reason the word c...

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by SheikhDjibouti
Thu Jun 20, 2019 11:40 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Benefits of a 2 blade rotor
Replies: 15
Views: 3363

Re: Benefits of a 2 blade rotor

What are the benefits of a 2 blade rotor such as used, for example, on the Bell UH-1/204/205/212/etc, other than being cheaper and producing the iconic "Hollywood helicopter" sound? A rotor blade operates in the wake turbulence of the preceding rotor blade, which reduces efficiency. The m...

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by SheikhDjibouti
Wed Jun 19, 2019 7:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cape air to order and be launch customer of all-electric aircraft
Replies: 84
Views: 9748

Re: Cape air to order and be launch customer of all-electric aircraft

Whats the charge time between flights on the Evation? That could make for some long turns... Charge time is around ½hr for sectors up to 250 nm, and just over 1hr if you use the full 565nm range. Siemens all electric prototype plane catches fire in the air.... all perish "all perish" - OM...

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by SheikhDjibouti
Wed Jun 19, 2019 12:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Paris AIr Show 2019: Other Manufacturers and Engine News and Orders Thread
Replies: 163
Views: 26808

Re: Paris AIr Show 2019: Other Manufacturers and Engine News and Orders Thread

https://www.ainonline.com/sites/default/files/styles/ain30_fullwidth_large_2x/public/uploads/2019/06/5dwm5403_.jpg?itok=u5fUGZiW&timestamp=1560693204 This has to be the FIRST tailwheel design for commercial operation since the DC-3. GF {cough}Vickers Viking 2382158,2104603,244702 Avro York 1716...

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by SheikhDjibouti
Fri Jun 14, 2019 10:28 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Lawn mowers: Gas vs. electric
Replies: 32
Views: 1793

Re: Lawn mowers: Gas vs. electric

Which is better, gas or electric? Here's a question; are you talking US spec or European spec? What's the difference? I bought a ride-on lawn tractor; my third actually, but it kept clogging up with wet grass. In fact, anything other than bone dry and it struggled. The dealer explained that the pro...

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by SheikhDjibouti
Fri Jun 14, 2019 4:28 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Airline types that are/were only ever operated by a single airline
Replies: 51
Views: 4883

Re: Airline types that are/were only ever operated by a single airline

I was going to suggest the Avro Vickers Vulcan, but it turns out three airlines signed up for this incredibly ugly beast, including QANTAS. https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/9/92/Vickers_Vulcan_Type_61_G-EBET_%28148227972%29_%28tight_crop%2C_white_balanced%2C_grayscale%29.jpg/800p...

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by SheikhDjibouti
Thu Jun 13, 2019 12:48 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Aircraft tilting back on ground due to weight imbalance
Replies: 25
Views: 3901

Re: Aircraft tilting back on ground due to weight imbalance

And I would also assume this may happen more often on airplanes with engine(s) at the back such as 727, DC-10, etc. But I doubt this happens frequently with passenger aircraft. So far in this thread, every example of a tail stand appears to be an external device fitted by ground crew. Then there is...

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by SheikhDjibouti
Mon Jun 10, 2019 1:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Tecnam P2012 vs Cessna Caravan vs Cessna Skycatcher vs Twin Otter
Replies: 80
Views: 8172

Re: Tecam P2012 vs Cessna Caravan vs Cessna Skycatcher vs Twin Otter

DHC-6 Twin Otter Seats: 19 Engine: 2 x 750 HP turbine Cost: $7M Cessna Skycatcher 408 SkyCourier Seats: 19 Engines: 2 x 1100HP turbine Cost: $5.0M Hard to imagine the Twin Otter can out compete the Skycatcher. It costs $2M more, flies slower, and has less cabin space. It does burn less fuel though....

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by SheikhDjibouti
Sun Jun 09, 2019 12:47 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: London to get 360 roof top infinity pool, Bonkers!
Replies: 28
Views: 1620

Re: London to get 360 roof top infinity pool, Bonkers!

They say they have some kind of hatch and spiral stair thing to get into and out of it. I wanna see how that thing actually works. Be really bad if it got stuck or failed to operate properly. (I am still trying to think how it could work effectively and easily. Would need to be some kind of pressur...

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by SheikhDjibouti
Sat Jun 08, 2019 5:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Passenger blows slide on PIA 777 at Manchester
Replies: 40
Views: 9046

Re: Passenger blows slide on PIA 777 at Manchester

777 you rotate the handle to open the door, there is no button. The last time I flew in a 777 they didn't mention this detail; so how are we supposed to know..... The critical point is not what method is required to open the door, but what method is used to deploy the slide ? Is that a simple push ...

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by SheikhDjibouti
Sat Jun 08, 2019 5:07 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Tucker Carlson Bogeyman du Jour: the Metric System
Replies: 101
Views: 6074

Re: Tucker Carlson Bogeyman du Jour: the Metric System

Well, you have to admit that the metric system is annoying. Especially when people attempt to claim it is superior to the imperial system. I find lots of things annoying, but that is usually solved by changing channels. However, if you must take part in this discussion, the simple fact is that the ...

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by SheikhDjibouti
Tue Jun 04, 2019 7:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q2 2019
Replies: 3768
Views: 387917

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q2 2019

The real big deal will be the class action law suits. I guess this will already go in the 5billion range, maybe even more depending on the criminal investigation. Here some references: https://www.gjel.com/blog/largest-class-action-settlements.html What class action lawsuits? Passengers? Both crash...

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by SheikhDjibouti
Mon Jun 03, 2019 9:47 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: MINI Electric Towing a 777F - Can It Be Done For Real?
Replies: 11
Views: 1017

Re: MINI Electric Towing a 777F - Can It Be Done For Real?

I doubt it. It is too light. There was a VW Touareg TDi towing a Jumbo based contraption. However, it was modified and had several tons of ballast. https://www.autoblog.com/2006/11/22/touareg-v10-tdi-tows-a-747/ This is correct. It is a matter of gaining traction, particularly in a FWD car . With a...

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by SheikhDjibouti
Sat Jun 01, 2019 8:44 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: White House Wanted USS John McCain ‘Out of Sight’ During Trump Visit
Replies: 51
Views: 2997

Re: White House Wanted USS John McCain ‘Out of Sight’ During Trump Visit

You left out an important piece of information: “A request was made to the U.S. Navy to minimize the visibility of USS John S. McCain, however, all ships remained in their normal configuration during the President's visit.” So, yeah. A big fat nothingburger. Speaking of leaving out "important ...

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by SheikhDjibouti
Thu May 30, 2019 2:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q2 2019
Replies: 3768
Views: 387917

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q2 2019

As far as the force feedback system, I'm curious what aircraft was used to make the elevator feel like. I'm sure the 737 was based on the 727 which was probably based on the 707 but what were they replicating the feel of with the 707? Going right back in time it would originally have been based on ...

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by SheikhDjibouti
Thu May 30, 2019 1:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q2 2019
Replies: 3768
Views: 387917

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q2 2019

The problem for Boeing now is what happens when a real runaway trim event occurs. It rapidly takes the plane out of trim. What happens next? You can't use electric trim because it has to be disabled since any electric trim is instantly going to move the trim all the way to the extremes, so it can't...

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by SheikhDjibouti
Wed May 22, 2019 12:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Transportation of Formula 1 race cars
Replies: 11
Views: 1359

Re: Transportation of Formula 1 race cars

Here is an image from the mid 1960s, when air freight was a faction of what it is today. https://i.pinimg.com/736x/71/00/b7/7100b7f48d2a85cdbf051f46b168b923--cargo-airlines-british-airways.jpg (image courtesy of pinterest.com) Moving the Formula 1 circus around in those days was quite an event, and ...

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by SheikhDjibouti
Tue May 21, 2019 1:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q2 2019
Replies: 3768
Views: 387917

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q2 2019

The point is: Why were the Flaps retracted with an active stick shaker, contrary to the "STALL RECOVERY" NNC ? Because they looked out of the window and could see they were clearly not in a stall situation? How does looking out the window tell you that you aren't near stall? That sounds l...

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