Rookie question but what kind of heat are we talking about on the instrument panel of a 787? Lighting. Most likely from the panel's integral lighting system. I don't know if the 787 has switched to LED for its cockpit panel lighting, I suspect it did. LED lights create highly localized heat which, ...Jump to post
This has been a known issue for a while. It started appearing in the simulators where those switches are used repeatedly. The switch would stick due to plastic deformation of the material after long term heat exposure. There is an override switch, but the issue affected it as well. It's not hard to ...Jump to post
To me, this is just a sign that EK's strategy to become the carrier that carries everybody everywhere on very large airplanes just hasn't worked out really well. (Not that many will be surprised). Time for EK to return to reality and adapt to the new world of long haul flying: smaller, more efficien...Jump to post
If Mitsubishi really does end up capturing most of the 'Scope' replacement market, that would be one hell of a chess move they played with the MRJ. (With just a bit of opportunism)Jump to post
Too complex a solution for the current administration, of course, which prefers simplistic one-liners and one-page agreements because, you know, the Trump guy isn't much of a reader... Hmm, so what was the reason previous administrations were unable to get a handle on it? Notably, include the one y...Jump to post
I think it's been on sale for a while now, and whatever they'd get for it would do precious little to help the large scale problem of northbound migration from southern countries, in which Mexico bears little responsibility in the first place. Me thinks that's just a bit of clever PR to assuage the...Jump to post
The Trump 'organisation' just doesn't need her anymore. She served her purpose and now that she is of no use to them, she is disgracefully disposed of, same as everyone else who thought they'd get any sort of gratitude and respect from the Trumposhphere after helping them. At this point, you have to...Jump to post
If christian discrimination *cough* I mean "religious liberty" is used to discriminate against other religions, on the taxpayer dime, is it still religious liberty? Bonus! It screws orphans too! Just as Jesus would have wanted: Just as God can use someone who likely posted this article mo...Jump to post
I think it's been on sale for a while now, and whatever they'd get for it would do precious little to help the large scake problem of northbound migration from southern countries, in which Mexico bears little responsibility in the first place. Me thinks that's just a bit of clever PR to assuage the ...Jump to post
The usual defense from the usual people. Let's completely disregard Trump's actions, behavior and their effects on the nation and World and focus on qualifying those who try to make sense of this seemingly dysfunctional, heinous and damaging new reality as obsessed and sore-losers. You can watch the...Jump to post
I like that this simply underlines the hypocrisy and stupidity of these so-called 'religious freedom' bills. It turns out that 'religious freedom' as advocated by politicians who like to pander to certain specific religious groups, usually leads to full on religious discrimination (or even other kin...Jump to post
However re the EU there was a popular vote and an outright majority voted to leave. It still hasn’t happened despite all the deadlines. The UK still is a representative democracy. A majority vote does not give the winning side of that vote unlimited and discretionary power to do anything they want....Jump to post
What evidence do you have that "Climate change is rapidly intensifying." The only thing intensifying for me this year is this unusually cold summer I'm having due to the el nino pattern we are in. Back in 2012 I had full grown tomatoes by now. my plants aren't even taller than one foot th...Jump to post
By the way, the Do 228 is still on sale, I believe.Jump to post
you left out the EVEKTOR EV 55 OUTBACK … it's cheaper to buy then all of these you listed and much faster in flight https://www.evektor.cz/en/ev-55-outback You forget the LET-410... If you ask me, better than all of the above. You can argue for it if you want, but negatives include 1) Needs two tur...Jump to post
This has nothing to do with the center of gravity. The CG must remain within a limited range in relation to the wing chord, and that doesn't change much from model to model. What changes on the -10 is the length of fuselage ahead and behind of the CG. That means that the stabilizers and elevators (a...Jump to post
There is no mention of the order price in the article you posted. It might well be true, but then you are comparing negotiated price for a large order to list price, which, in aviation, are two very different things. The EV-55 is certainly a great airplane, and a great competitor, but it is not 50% ...Jump to post
I'd like to see a confirmation of this then, because all I can get are the list prices from Wiki, which mention $4M for the EV-55 and $2.5M for the Grand Caravan.
It is a bigger, more complex airplane, and those PT-6s don't come cheap. There's only so much you can save on cheaper labour.
You forget the LET-410... If you ask me, better than all of the above.Jump to post
It sure beats an ice proned CARAVAN and it's half the cost offering 50 % higher speed. It's two engines instead of one. That's a huge increase in operating expenses in this category of aircraft. It's a different market. 2 planes sitting on the ramp ... you have a choice ... which one would you clim...Jump to post
Probably not, indeed. But it will very likely result in a higher frequency of the stronger storms, leading to increased impact when they make landfall. The rise of sea levels will make the associated higher storm surges much more damaging and coastal cities much more vulnerable to severe or catastro...Jump to post
The first serious consequences of climate change can already be seen and felt: the increased frequency and severity of extreme weather such as hurricanes and typhoons, floods, droughts, heatwaves, cold snaps and winter storms, etc. Those are already costing the affected nations billions. As their ef...Jump to post
The staunchest and most radical LGBT opponents are very often trying to hide something about themselves...Jump to post
That's pushing the definition of 'Asia' a bit...Jump to post
Both are some of my favorite watches. The Explorer with the white dial and that orange GMT hand is probably my favorite Rolex... That being said, the Speedmaster is probably more understated and more appreciated by watch enthusiasts. I personally prefer the original black dial (the 'moonwatch') howe...Jump to post
Having a very expensive and depreciating asset just sitting there is pretty bad business practice, which most companies try to avoid. Much more so aircraft manufacturers, given the value of these assets. Not to mention that they'd have to 'steal' manufacturing slots away from paying customers for th...Jump to post
And that just isn't enough. As others have already pointed out: serious measures need to be taken, and only the governments of this world can take them. THAT is what these young people are taking to the streets for, for the governments to take THAT action. What's not enough is pointing fingers and ...Jump to post
So, government agents should be allowed to go stealing from the citizenry? What have we become? Nazi Germany? GF What a reasoned and pragmatic assessment... Look, it even mentions Nazi Germany, the basis of all sound arguments. :sarcastic: The guy at the origin of this case is a drug dealer whose l...Jump to post
Even on a slow news day and with something as silly and trivial as this. Trivial? Sure. Yet, the reason why these details keep surfacing and have a way of making themselves known is that they are a fascinating insight into the dysfunctional psyche and ego of the President. On its own, and if it was...Jump to post
Trump's support for BoJo is not new nor surprising, really... Two rather idiotic populists who only excel at fostering anger at the expense or reason, facts and pragmatism. They're a match made in heaven. Unfortunately, their rather nasty kind appears to be gaining traction lately. That said, I'd lo...Jump to post
As Lawrence O'Donnell points out, Barr had Mueller's reponse stated for a month. In other words he knew exactly what Mueller thoughts were and went on to publicly state he had no idea what Mueller's point was and had no idea how Mueller felt. He knew what he was doing all along. BN747 LOL! Larry “C...Jump to post
Is that all you can say about that?
Did you read the tweet?
At least he's not saying he's innclocent anymore and will settle for the 'lack of proof' defense which, in a way, is more honest. Baby steps.
Absolutely love this tweet: https://mobile.twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/status/1133759237136494592 "Not enough evidence, they couldn't get me" :rotfl: He's basically (again) tacitly admitting guilt. Just how blinded by devotion has one got to be to not see the transparent evidences of what ...Jump to post
The ship is going to sink one way or the other... Might as well bring BoJo in, cue the Benny Hill theme song and make the whole thing a British comedy classic for the ages.Jump to post
So SF is a victim of its own success and has become so popular that people have to go further afield to find cheaper housing?
Yeah, those out of control commies have really done a number on that place now, haven't they...
This is interesting... :scratchchin: https://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-48404923 Could Trump have escalated a non-existent conflict all by himself to justify the sale of US military hardware to the KSA that the lobbies who supported him will profit massively on? Surely, he's much too honest fo...Jump to post
She finally threw in the towel. It took her a lot longer than I thought to realize that her job was impossible to complete...
Let's see who steps up to the
Another successful mission. The booster was also successfully recovered on OCISLY, which was its 3rd landing. The satellite deployment was interesting and not quite what I expected. The cluster was released in one step. There was no deployment mechanism, the satellites were simply all 'dumped' and s...Jump to post
Electrification of airplanes, if and when it happens, will likely, and interestingly, mean the multiplication of smaller motors around the airframe. Smaller electric designs will probably boast many several smaller motors distributed around the wings and fuselage to reduce the current needed to any ...Jump to post
I'm now anxiously waiting for those Republicans to go after the abnormally high infant mortality rate in the US with the same rage they are going after abortion, since they really care about the children lives and all that... That is what the wall is for. It is always funny when Europeans try to co...Jump to post
Climate scientists are seeing increased sun spot activity and predicting a mini ace age beginning in 2030 which is expected to last approximately 30 years. No. There won't be an ice age, mini or otherwise, in the next 30 or 50 years. I honestly won't bother posting all the links that debunk this ri...Jump to post
Interesting. It might be a proving run, either as part of the certification program, or just for Airbus' benefit, with the blessing of the authorities.
After all, they don't care if a payload is a dummy one or not, as long as it's not alive or DG...
There was a great article (Reuters iirc) recently posted and lost in one of the endless MAX threads about why you don't see Airbus jumping for joy at Boeing's woes, quite the contrary in fact. The stability of the duopoly is mutually beneficial. The weakness of one generates uncertainty and puts und...Jump to post
50 million abortions since Roe , that’s a lot of raping and incest. Who knew? GF How silly, how many would you have adopted had they survived - Answer: NONE! How many would you have gladly shared your income to assist those willing to adopt and care for them? - Answer: NONE voluntarily. 50 million ...Jump to post