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by dl757md
Tue Nov 09, 2004 7:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DC-9 Jet Looses It Tail!
Replies: 35
Views: 16168

RE: DC-9 Jet Looses It Tail!

Now that I've read the whole article it does state the tail cone. This piece is jettisonable for emergency evacuations anyway. Shouldn't have come off during a hard landing though. Perhaps a combination of improper installation/faulty hardware and the hard landing caused this. The aircraft should be...

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by dl757md
Tue Nov 09, 2004 7:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DC-9 Jet Looses It Tail!
Replies: 35
Views: 16168

RE: DC-9 Jet Looses It Tail!

<b>Try this link, i think this is what you are talking about, it's a video</b> Actually there was an incident that happened today. <a href="http://news.google.com/news?hl=en&ned=us&q=cebu+pacific" target=_blank>http://news.google.com/news?hl=en&ned=us&q=cebu+pacific</a> The video that you referrence...

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by dl757md
Tue Nov 09, 2004 5:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: This Video Is Crazy!
Replies: 12
Views: 11992

RE: This Video Is Crazy!

The thread on the full video can be found here.https://www.airliners.net/discussions/general_aviation/read.main/1781382/4/

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by dl757md
Tue Nov 09, 2004 5:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IAH CO Flt 34 11/6 - Smoke On Takeoff?
Replies: 4
Views: 2729

RE: IAH CO Flt 34 11/6 - Smoke On Takeoff?

If it was after the plane was airborne it was probably brakedust. When the gear retracts the brakes are automatically applied to stop the wheels from spinning before they enter the gear bays. Blackish brake dust is visible coming from the brakes as illustrated in the photo below. <br><center><font c...

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by dl757md
Tue Nov 09, 2004 5:24 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Military Meteorology Question
Replies: 7
Views: 8699

RE: Military Meteorology Question

Thanks for the quick reply F4wso. I will have him go to the recruiter's office to enquire further.

Dl757Md

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by dl757md
Tue Nov 09, 2004 5:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Ship 102
Replies: 10
Views: 2964

RE: Delta Ship 102

These are the various paint schemes Ship 102 has worn over the years. <br><table align=center border=0 width=500><tr><td><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/open.file/282547/L/" target="_blank">View Large</a> <a href="/open.file/282547/M/" target="_blank"...

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by dl757md
Tue Nov 09, 2004 4:42 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Military Meteorology Question
Replies: 7
Views: 8699

Military Meteorology Question

My son want's to be a meteorologist and is not sure he wants to go to college right now. Do any of the branches of the military offer meteorology training to enlisted personell or is it something where you have to got to college for it and then get your commission as an officer. Thanks in advance. D...

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by dl757md
Tue Nov 09, 2004 4:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL To Get Rid Of It's 767-200s And 737-200s?
Replies: 44
Views: 11550

RE: DL To Get Rid Of It's 767-200s And 737-200s?

N160lh <b>Plus <acronym title="Delta Air Lines (USA)">DL</acronym> also delayed orders for their new 777's, if they were going to sell them then they would have also sold their option for these planes.</b> They are selling these planes. From the DNN: <i>ATLANTA, Feb. 10, 2004 -- Delta Air Lines (NY<...

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by dl757md
Tue Nov 09, 2004 3:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MD-80 Engine Question
Replies: 13
Views: 4552

RE: MD-80 Engine Question

<i>They are called stator vanes.</i> Stator vanes are after each stage of compressor blades or the fan blades. They straigthen out the airflow that the preceding compressor section has swirled. Since they are behind the fan/compressor stages I think that what United4everDEN is referring to, are as A...

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by dl757md
Mon Nov 08, 2004 4:16 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Man Kills Himself At Ground Zero Over Bush
Replies: 70
Views: 3823

RE: Man Kills Himself At Ground Zero Over Bush

Srbmod, Sorry if I offended you. My statement was satire aimed at the people who stereotype the south as being 'a bunch of dumb rednecks'. I should have made it more clear that I was trying to point out that there are people of all types, whether you are talking about <acronym title="Garuda Indonesi...

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by dl757md
Mon Nov 08, 2004 3:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL To Get Rid Of It's 767-200s And 737-200s?
Replies: 44
Views: 11550

RE: DL To Get Rid Of It's 767-200s And 737-200s?

<b>-733 will be here for a little longer, until they figgure out how/where to get rid of them. For right now, they're running <acronym title="Delta Air Lines (USA)">DL</acronym> Shuttle</b> They're also flying out of <acronym title="Salt Lake City - International (SLC / KSLC), USA - Utah">SLC</acron...

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by dl757md
Sun Nov 07, 2004 3:52 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Man Kills Himself At Ground Zero Over Bush
Replies: 70
Views: 3823

RE: Man Kills Himself At Ground Zero Over Bush

WOW!
A Georgia redneck distraught over GWB getting reelected. Amazing!

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by dl757md
Sun Nov 07, 2004 3:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bill Gates Private Aircraft?
Replies: 40
Views: 40531

RE: Bill Gates Private Aircraft?

When they stored Paul Allens 757 N757AF (he also owns another - N756AF) at the Delta hangar in <acronym title="Salt Lake City - International (SLC / KSLC), USA - Utah">SLC</acronym> over the Thanksgiving weekend last year the pilots said that Bill uses them whenever he wants. Does anybody know the r...

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by dl757md
Sun Nov 07, 2004 10:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Having Your Aviation Skills Questioned...
Replies: 44
Views: 3872

RE: Having Your Aviation Skills Questioned...

Atrude777

The only planes that fly 4 contrails, are the DC8, 747 and A340.

What about the KC-135, C-5, C-17, C-141, B-52, E-4B, E-3, and John Travoltas' 707?

Dl757Md

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by dl757md
Fri Nov 05, 2004 5:18 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Usaf KC-135A Crash 1982
Replies: 6
Views: 7109

RE: Usaf KC-135A Crash 1982

Not sure if it's the same one but I went to A&P school with a KC-135 crew chief who said they lost one on final due to boost pumps running in an empty tank. The pump(s) overheated and ignited the fuel vapors in the tank.

Dl757Md

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by dl757md
Thu Nov 04, 2004 11:13 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Aircraft Commonality
Replies: 7
Views: 2228

RE: Aircraft Commonality

I think it is important to remember the term is commonality not identicality.
The idea was to reduce the differences between types not eliminate them as that is not possible.

Dl757Md

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by dl757md
Tue Nov 02, 2004 11:32 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: How Long Waiting To Vote?
Replies: 50
Views: 2476

RE: How Long Waiting To Vote?

Got in line @ 6:05AM. Polls opened at 7:00. Was out of there by 7:35.

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by dl757md
Tue Nov 02, 2004 2:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Question About The 757
Replies: 3
Views: 3286

RE: Question About The 757

AFAIK The exit door configuration of the 757 is determined by the customer.

Dl757Md

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by dl757md
Tue Nov 02, 2004 3:40 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Anyone Here Work For An Airline?
Replies: 49
Views: 9216

RE: Anyone Here Work For An Airline?

SLC based Delta AMT.

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by dl757md
Tue Nov 02, 2004 3:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Strange Pod On Tristar Behind Nose Gear
Replies: 7
Views: 3965

RE: Strange Pod On Tristar Behind Nose Gear

Does anyone know what the lobe was made of? Was it a solid piece of some tough material or was it a fairing over some type of tail......er nose skid?
Probably a dumb question as they are still on the planes but was it removable?

Dl757Md

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by dl757md
Mon Nov 01, 2004 4:04 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Fueling With MX (DL @ CVG)
Replies: 3
Views: 1942

RE: Fueling With MAX (DEL @ CVG)

Lincoln Welcome to the Techops forum. I don't know the specifics of the <acronym title="Mexicana Airlines (Mexico)">MX</acronym> being performed on your flight, but let me try to explain a little about line <acronym title="Mexicana Airlines (Mexico)">MX</acronym>. <acronym title="Mexicana Airlines (...

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by dl757md
Mon Nov 01, 2004 9:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Huge Mtc Cutback Rumor!
Replies: 15
Views: 5082

RE: Delta Huge Mtc Cutback Rumor!

Bucky707 It's nice to hear a pilot recognizing the value and professionalism of Tech Ops. Please don't take this as a personal attack because I don't know you nor am I familiar with your views. My question to you is: Why would you think <acronym title="Delta Air Lines (USA)">DL</acronym> management ...

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by dl757md
Sun Oct 31, 2004 5:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Connection Times At ATL?
Replies: 8
Views: 3247

RE: Connection Times At ATL?

40 minutes is plenty. It takes about about 20 mins to get from T1 to E34 which is the furthest you could possibly go. If you know the gates you are scheduled to go through look here for terminal layout info. <a href="http://www.atlanta-airport.com/Default.asp?url=sublevels/terminal/termmap.htm" targ...

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by dl757md
Sun Oct 31, 2004 10:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Huge Mtc Cutback Rumor!
Replies: 15
Views: 5082

RE: Delta Huge Mtc Cutback Rumor!

Byrdluvs747 You'd probably want to check with RIFFEDAAMECH. I think he's up on the recall/hiring status at <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> for AMTs. Last I saw in one of his posts he hadn't been recalled. If that's true <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> woul...

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by dl757md
Sun Oct 31, 2004 9:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MD-11-was It Failure Or Success
Replies: 39
Views: 10872

RE: MD-11-was It Failure Or Success

MD11Engineer Do the <acronym title="Air Madagascar">MD</acronym>-11s you work on have the upper and lower aux tanks and the aux tanks in the aft cargo bin like the longer range <acronym title="Delta Air Lines (USA)">DL</acronym> <acronym title="Air Madagascar">MD</acronym>-11s? The Wiggens fittings ...

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by dl757md
Sun Oct 31, 2004 9:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Easyjet Flight To Palma With Only 2 Pax Tonight
Replies: 53
Views: 11818

RE: Easyjet Flight To Palma With Only 2 Pax Tonight

In <acronym title="Salt Lake City - International (SLC / KSLC), USA - Utah">SLC</acronym> we mechanics used to stand in the jetway during boarding so we could respond quickly to avoid a delay in case there was a last minute mechanical on first departures of the day. We had a 6:40AM departure to <acr...

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by dl757md
Sun Oct 31, 2004 9:14 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Photo Contest: World's Ugliest Aircraft
Replies: 24
Views: 6355

RE: Photo Contest: World's Ugliest Aircraft

767-332ER

This page has some pics that show the bartini's wings(they are missing in the above pic) and one of it inflight with inflatable pontoons.
http://www.ctrl-c.liu.se/misc/ram/vva-14.html

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by dl757md
Sun Oct 31, 2004 9:03 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Favorite Prototype Fighter Or X-plane
Replies: 5
Views: 4288

Favorite Prototype Fighter Or X-plane

What are you're favorite prototype fighters or x-plane. Mine are: <br><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/open.file/175540/L/" target="_blank">View Large</a> <a href="/open.file/175540/M/" target="_blank">View Medium<br><IMG SRC="/photos/small/0/4/5/17554...

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by dl757md
Sun Oct 31, 2004 7:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Huge Mtc Cutback Rumor!
Replies: 15
Views: 5082

Delta Huge Mtc Cutback Rumor!

Just heard from a reliable source here at <acronym title="Delta Air Lines (USA)">DL</acronym> that we are going to outsource all MD88/90 and 767 HMVs (aka D check or overhaul) and reduce the total number of mechanics by up to 25%. Currently there are 6972 AMTs employed at <acronym title="Delta Air L...

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by dl757md
Sun Oct 31, 2004 5:11 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Silly US Election Question:
Replies: 21
Views: 1946

RE: Silly US Election Question:

Don't forget the result of the 2000 election wasn't really known until Dec 13th when Gore conceded. It is looking like we could go through another episode like that. Although I hope we don't.

Dl757Md

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by dl757md
Sun Oct 31, 2004 5:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DAL Employees, I Need Help W/ Reg Number
Replies: 3
Views: 3006

RE: DAL Employees, I Need Help W/ Reg Number

The flight number was 158 and the tail number on Sept 6th, 2004 was 7005 reg number N864DA. This was the aircraft that flew the Olympic torch from Greece to the US for the 2002 Winter Olympics and it wore a special livery with Bonnie Blair on the tail from it's delivery on 12/17/99 until 01/0303 whe...

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by dl757md
Sun Oct 31, 2004 3:53 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Aircraft Engine Tests - Questions
Replies: 12
Views: 6831

RE: Aircraft Engine Tests - Questions

<b>how is the vibration in N1 and <acronym title="Aerolineas Internacionales SA de CV (Mexico)">N2</acronym> measured? Dose they use accelerometers or other kind of transducers to sense this. Also what units are used to represent the Vibration in engines and what values does it usually reach?</b> Th...

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by dl757md
Sun Oct 31, 2004 3:25 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Marine One For FS
Replies: 2
Views: 5369

RE: Marine One For FS

If your using FS9 then Flightsim.com has one. I haven't tried it but they at least have one. Go to <a href="http://www.flightsim.com/cgi/kds?5thR800Y=main/search.htm" target=_blank>http://www.flightsim.com/cgi/kds?5thR800Y=main/search.htm</a> and type in "S-61" in the search for text field. You have...

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by dl757md
Sat Oct 30, 2004 4:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Planet Airways Mtc Mishap Video..need Host
Replies: 7
Views: 2532

RE: Planet Airways Mtc Mishap Video..need Host

Which a/c was it, 893 or 894? Don't think it was 69742.

I watched it again and at the end it zooms in on tha aircraft and it shows it was N894AA.

Dl757Md

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by dl757md
Sat Oct 30, 2004 1:00 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: A/C Standing On Tail At Ramp
Replies: 8
Views: 3233

RE: A/C Standing On Tail At Ramp

I don't have an answer to your questions however I do have a video of a planet airways 727 going on it its tail. I can e-mail it to you. I'm also looking for someone to host it so I can link it from a post over in the civil av section.

Dl757Md

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by dl757md
Sat Oct 30, 2004 12:56 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: MD11 Question
Replies: 5
Views: 2405

RE: MD11 Question

Videns Great questions! The pylon (yes it is called a pylon) is above the engine and the engine hangs from it. The pylon mount is identical to 1 and 3 in that the engine attach points are the same. This is so any spare engine can be mounted at any location. I'm not sure but the pylon is probably fit...

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by dl757md
Sat Oct 30, 2004 11:36 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Could Anet Host Videos?
Replies: 4
Views: 700

Could Anet Host Videos?

I was wondering if Anet could have a video section similar to the photographs section. Submitted videos could be subject to similar screening. I realize that this would create a large additional demand for bandwith but it would further establish Anet as the premier aviation site on the web. Dl757Md

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by dl757md
Sat Oct 30, 2004 9:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Planet Airways Mtc Mishap Video..need Host
Replies: 7
Views: 2532

RE: Planet Airways Mtc Mishap Video..need Host

Which a/c was it, 893 or 894? Don't think it was 69742

Can't tell in the video.

Dl757Md

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by dl757md
Sat Oct 30, 2004 3:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ATC Bashing Bush Commercial
Replies: 42
Views: 4256

RE: ATC Bashing Bush Commercial

<b>If ATC is privatized, how demanding are the background checks going to be for newly hired individuals? I certainly wouldn't want to find out that the private company the gov't contracted just accidentally hired a terrorist because the background check was inadequate and not DIRECTLY supervised an...

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by dl757md
Sat Oct 30, 2004 2:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 757, 767 DL New Interiors
Replies: 1
Views: 2769

RE: 757, 767 DL New Interiors

Haven't heard when they've scheduled to begin the cabin mods on the 57/67. It should be soon as I believe that they intend to perform the mods on all types concurrently. I'll try to find out a specific date for the beginning of the 57/67 mods. All Dl aircraft are supposed to have the mod completed w...

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by dl757md
Sat Oct 30, 2004 2:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: So Long 757
Replies: 24
Views: 3789

RE: So Long 757

<b>they looked like an eagle, nose high, wings spread, landing gear hanging down like talons, ready to pounce onto its prey</b> I've always thought the same thing Ottopylit. The 57 is so damned good looking. Graceful and tough at the same time. They've always looked like the aircraft caricature stic...

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by dl757md
Sat Oct 30, 2004 1:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Planet Airways Mtc Mishap Video..need Host
Replies: 7
Views: 2532

RE: Planet Airways Mtc Mishap Video..need Host

I should add that the video captures the AC rotating onto its tail. Very cool and unique video.

Dl757MD

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by dl757md
Fri Oct 29, 2004 8:04 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Flap Setting
Replies: 8
Views: 3879

RE: Flap Setting

I don't have access to 744 take off setting info, but someone who does would also need take off weight, ambient air temperature, and field altitude to answer your question accurately.

Dl757Md

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by dl757md
Fri Oct 29, 2004 7:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Planet Airways Mtc Mishap Video..need Host
Replies: 7
Views: 2532

Planet Airways Mtc Mishap Video..need Host

This happened at <acronym title="Salt Lake City - International (SLC / KSLC), USA - Utah">SLC</acronym> 10-22-04 and the airport authority just happened to catch it on their video surveillance cameras. The story goes: A Planet Airways 727 is found with a very bald tire at <acronym title="Salt Lake C...

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by dl757md
Fri Oct 29, 2004 6:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL 767s Are Falling Apart
Replies: 26
Views: 9474

RE: DL 767s Are Falling Apart

N6376M First off let me offer my apology for your negative experience with the biz elite cabins on Delta. I am a Delta AMT and I take a personal interest in your opinion. I do not discount what you have written here, rather I'd like to address why this happened. Let me also say as other posters have...

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by dl757md
Thu Oct 28, 2004 9:03 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mountain Biking
Replies: 9
Views: 959

RE: Mountain Biking

Zak The shop I linked to has an excellent variety of brands and models. Many more in store than on the web. MTBs there start below $500. From a beginners standpoint such as PROSAs a knowledgable shop can mean the difference between a good or horrible experience. They may not be the cheapest but they...

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by dl757md
Thu Oct 28, 2004 6:11 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mountain Biking
Replies: 9
Views: 959

RE: Mountain Biking

Mountain biking is a blast! It is relatively easy to learn if you already know how to ride a bike. The best thing about it is that you can always find people your skill level to learn with or people more skillful to learn from. Being on Long Island actually is a plus as there are many easy to modera...

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by dl757md
Tue Oct 26, 2004 3:45 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Thrust To Horsepower
Replies: 6
Views: 21863

RE: Thrust To Horsepower

The answer is a little muddy so maybe this link will help.

http://www.aerospaceweb.org/question/propulsion/q0195.shtml

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by dl757md
Tue Oct 26, 2004 2:53 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Piston Engine Configurations
Replies: 19
Views: 4113

RE: Piston Engine Configurations

Inline and Vee configuration have less frontal area and therefor less drag. It is true a radial and any aircooled engine no matter what the cylinder arrangement doesn't need a radiator, however a liquid cooled engine doesn't suffer from the affects of thermal shock. Thermal shock occurrs when an air...

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by dl757md
Fri Oct 22, 2004 1:50 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Question About Fuel Tanks
Replies: 6
Views: 3741

RE: Question About Fuel Tanks

There can be leak in a fuel tank and the plane can be dispatched for a revenue flight. The technician must evaluate the leak per the AMM and determine if it is within limits. Leaks are classified in the Boeing manuals as stains, seeps, leaks, and running leaks. This is determined by cleaning the lea...

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