Would a remote boom operator, located hundreds and potentially thousands of miles away, have the situational awareness to avoid something like this?
BA decided against taking the MH birds due to dramatic differences in the layout of the lavs, galleys, crew rest, etc. The cost of standardising the cabins to the BA specifications was going to be very expensive. There wasn't a concern from a maintenance perspective. The difference between then and...Jump to post
Video showing dust accumulation inside a 737NG: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6BH_xBL5RMw So all the hoopla about planes having HEPA filters to minimize the risk of airborne transmission during the peak of the Covid19 pandemic is untrue? I mean, the dust particles should have been captured by the...Jump to post
This is what I fail to understand..... Humans 1 generation ago - "I smell smoke. There must be a fire somewhere in the building. Let's get out of Dodge!" Humans today - "Oh! Flames licking the windows outside. I'll just whip out my smartphone and upload it to social media" .... (...Jump to post
I'm surprised Biden and co aren't flying commercial and taking the bus! ;) (it was an absurd suggestion). https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dS4OAN6i4ec The usual 'army' has arrived to support him. What a production! Sometimes I wonder if it’s really that necessary, but I suppose protecting the leader...Jump to post
How is the actual 'age' of the aircraft logged? When it left Boeing's factory or when the aircraft is actually handed over to the buyer from Boeing?Jump to post
This will not happen in the 1st term of the Albo government. He has other issues like indigenous recognition etc. to get passed the public 1st. He would not want to loose two referendums in one year. an767 How much will holding a public referendum cost? In the current challenging economic climate? ...Jump to post
Place it on dry land permanently and turn it into apartments? That's not a bad idea. You could build a cofferdam around the hull, pump out the water, and fill with dirt. Then you could convert two cabins into one apartment - adding a kitchen and more space. Perfect for NYC, LA, San Fran,Seattle or ...Jump to post
Stepped off a long haul flight and learned of the passing of HRH Queen Elizabeth II. Absolutely stunned that she's gone. She looked frail but OK when meeting Liz Truss a few days earlier. Like what BoJo said, you always assumed that she'd be there regardless of wars, pandemics, etc. Just goes to sho...Jump to post
He's got a long way to go before he smashes Bob Hawke's record tho...
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