Search found 690 matches

by Loran
Sun Dec 28, 2008 11:15 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Help: Miles & More Award Booking With ANZ
Replies: 6
Views: 5693

RE: Help: Miles & More Award Booking With ANZ

<TABLE BORDER=0 ALIGN=CENTER WIDTH=95% style="border-top: 1pt #28455E solid;border-right: 1pt #1B2E3F solid;border-bottom: 1pt #1B2E3F solid;border-left: 1pt #28455E solid;table-layout:fixed;border-spacing:0;padding:0;border-collapse: collapse;" bgcolor=#1E3951><tr><td><font size=2 face="ARIAL, Hel...

Jump to post
by Loran
Sun Dec 28, 2008 11:27 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Help: Miles & More Award Booking With ANZ
Replies: 6
Views: 5693

RE: Help: Miles & More Award Booking With ANZ

<TABLE BORDER=0 ALIGN=CENTER WIDTH=95% style="border-top: 1pt #28455E solid;border-right: 1pt #1B2E3F solid;border-bottom: 1pt #1B2E3F solid;border-left: 1pt #28455E solid;table-layout:fixed;border-spacing:0;padding:0;border-collapse: collapse;" bgcolor=#1E3951><tr><td><font size=2 face="ARIAL, Hel...

Jump to post
by Loran
Sat Dec 27, 2008 5:30 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Help: Miles & More Award Booking With ANZ
Replies: 6
Views: 5693

Help: Miles & More Award Booking With ANZ

Got into some trouble regarding a M&M award booking and was hoping to find some help/advice in here: In July 08 I have made an award booking through Lufthansa M&M for the routing <acronym title="Melbourne - Tullamarine (MEL / YMML), Australia - Victoria">MEL</acronym>-<acronym title="Auckland - Inte...

Jump to post
by Loran
Mon Nov 24, 2008 6:26 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: If I Wanted To FLY A 727?
Replies: 12
Views: 5390

RE: If I Wanted To FLY A 727?

<br><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/open.file/0929933/L/" target="_blank">View Large</a> <a href="/open.file/0929933/M/" target="_blank">View Medium<br><IMG SRC="/photos/small/3/3/9/0929933.jpg" alt="Click here for bigger photo!" border="0" ></a><br>P...

Jump to post
by Loran
Fri Sep 26, 2008 12:16 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: MiG-29/Su-27 Aerodynamic Question
Replies: 13
Views: 11954

RE: MiG-29/Su-27 Aerodynamic Question

AFAIK this is also a safety feature in case of engine fire, particularly important for naval aircraft.

Loran

Jump to post
by Loran
Wed Aug 06, 2008 5:40 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Russia To Build 6 New Aircraft Carriers
Replies: 156
Views: 20402

RE: Russia To Build 6 New Aircraft Carriers

<TABLE BORDER=0 ALIGN=CENTER WIDTH=95% style="border-top: 1pt #28455E solid;border-right: 1pt #1B2E3F solid;border-bottom: 1pt #1B2E3F solid;border-left: 1pt #28455E solid;table-layout:fixed;border-spacing:0;padding:0;border-collapse: collapse;" bgcolor=#1E3951><tr><td><font size=2 face="ARIAL, Hel...

Jump to post
by Loran
Tue Aug 05, 2008 7:53 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Russia To Build 6 New Aircraft Carriers
Replies: 156
Views: 20402

RE: Russia To Build 6 New Aircraft Carriers

<TABLE BORDER=0 ALIGN=CENTER WIDTH=95% style="border-top: 1pt #28455E solid;border-right: 1pt #1B2E3F solid;border-bottom: 1pt #1B2E3F solid;border-left: 1pt #28455E solid;table-layout:fixed;border-spacing:0;padding:0;border-collapse: collapse;" bgcolor=#1E3951><tr><td><font size=2 face="ARIAL, Hel...

Jump to post
by Loran
Thu Jul 24, 2008 11:32 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Navy Pilots Holding Cameras While Landing?
Replies: 38
Views: 6044

RE: Navy Pilots Holding Cameras While Landing?

<TABLE BORDER=0 ALIGN=CENTER WIDTH=95% style="border-top: 1pt #28455E solid;border-right: 1pt #1B2E3F solid;border-bottom: 1pt #1B2E3F solid;border-left: 1pt #28455E solid;table-layout:fixed;border-spacing:0;padding:0;border-collapse: collapse;" bgcolor=#1E3951><tr><td><font size=2 face="ARIAL, Hel...

Jump to post
by Loran
Wed Jul 23, 2008 11:24 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Navy Pilots Holding Cameras While Landing?
Replies: 38
Views: 6044

RE: Navy Pilots Holding Cameras While Landing?

<TABLE BORDER=0 ALIGN=CENTER WIDTH=95% style="border-top: 1pt #28455E solid;border-right: 1pt #1B2E3F solid;border-bottom: 1pt #1B2E3F solid;border-left: 1pt #28455E solid;table-layout:fixed;border-spacing:0;padding:0;border-collapse: collapse;" bgcolor=#1E3951><tr><td><font size=2 face="ARIAL, Hel...

Jump to post
by Loran
Sun Jun 29, 2008 4:53 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Trijets Rule OK: Biman Bangladesh DC10-30
Replies: 45
Views: 27883

RE: Trijets Rule OK: Biman Bangladesh DC10-30

Great <acronym title="Transbrasil SA Linhas Aereas">TR</acronym>! Any Info how long the DC-10's are scheduled to fly with <acronym title="Biman Bangladesh">BG</acronym>? Wiki says 2012-15, but hard to imagine they will fly for another 4-7 years. Did you find out how much the ticket price was? And is...

Jump to post
by Loran
Sat Jun 14, 2008 6:25 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Carrier - The PBS Series
Replies: 66
Views: 12340

RE: Carrier - The PBS Series

<TABLE BORDER=0 ALIGN=CENTER WIDTH=95% style="border-top: 1pt #28455E solid;border-right: 1pt #1B2E3F solid;border-bottom: 1pt #1B2E3F solid;border-left: 1pt #28455E solid;table-layout:fixed;border-spacing:0;padding:0;border-collapse: collapse;" bgcolor=#1E3951><tr><td><font size=2 face="ARIAL, Helv...

Jump to post
by Loran
Wed Jun 04, 2008 4:20 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Your Longest Round Trip
Replies: 70
Views: 8443

RE: Your Longest Round Trip

1: MEL-HKG-TPE-HKG-KUL-HKG-BKK-HKG-HEL-MUC-LHR-GRU/CGH-SDU-CGH/GRU-SCL-GYE-UIO-GYE-UIO-GYE-UIO-LIM-SCL-AKL-MEL (2007/08)

2: MUC-LHR-SEA-SLC-LAX-NAN-MEL-SYD-MEL-CNS/BNE-MEL-SIN-MUC (2003/04)

3: MUC-LHR-LAX-AKL-MEL-AKL-LAX-LHR-MUC (2004/05)

[Edited 2008-06-03 21:22:51]

Jump to post
by Loran
Wed Jun 04, 2008 12:57 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Wellington Airport Overnight Stay - Options?
Replies: 0
Views: 3690

Wellington Airport Overnight Stay - Options?

My Miles & More reward booking resulted in an overnight stay at <acronym title="Wellington - International (WLG / NZWN), New Zealand">WLG</acronym> airport, arrival 0:20 am and departure the next morning at 7:00 am. Now I found out that the terminal building is closed from 1:30 to 4:00 am. What opti...

Jump to post
by Loran
Fri May 16, 2008 8:03 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Does Ejecting Make You Shorter?
Replies: 18
Views: 42949

RE: Does Ejecting Make You Shorter?

The numbers I picked up from a <acronym title="Lufthansa (Germany)">LH</acronym> Captain are that a Panavia Tornado ejection will make you 1cm shorter. After ejecting twice in the Luftwaffe, your career is over due to medical reasons. Not sure to how many pilots that happened though... A few inches ...

Jump to post
by Loran
Fri Jul 27, 2007 9:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: QF 747-300 Damaged..May Never Fly Again!
Replies: 128
Views: 35227

RE: QF 747-300 Damaged..May Never Fly Again!

<TABLE BORDER=0 ALIGN=CENTER WIDTH=95% style="border-top: 1pt #28455E solid;border-right: 1pt #1B2E3F solid;border-bottom: 1pt #1B2E3F solid;border-left: 1pt #28455E solid;table-layout:fixed;border-spacing:0;padding:0;border-collapse: collapse;" bgcolor=#1E3951><tr><td><font size=2 face="ARIAL, Helv...

Jump to post
by Loran
Wed May 23, 2007 12:57 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: MiG-29 Aversary Training
Replies: 2
Views: 4170

MiG-29 Aversary Training

<a href="http://www.patricksaviation.com/videos/Guest/34/" target=_blank>http://www.patricksaviation.com/videos/Guest/34/</a> Seeing this F-14 Fighter Fling 2003 video I was suprised to see German MiG-29 flying in formation with F-14s over Florida. Therefore I did some search on the internet and fou...

Jump to post
by Loran
Wed May 23, 2007 12:27 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Lynx Landing Gear - Question
Replies: 7
Views: 7157

RE: Lynx Landing Gear - Question

Interesting - thanks for all your responses! Seems to be an unique system from Westland Helicopters. Do other naval helicopters (SH-60, <acronym title="All-Nippon Airways (Japan)">NH</acronym>-90, Sea King) have similar systems besides the vertical arrestors? <TABLE BORDER=0 ALIGN=CENTER WIDTH=95% s...

Jump to post
by Loran
Sun May 20, 2007 6:51 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Lynx Landing Gear - Question
Replies: 7
Views: 7157

RE: Lynx Landing Gear - Question

<TABLE BORDER=0 ALIGN=CENTER WIDTH=95% style="border-top: 1pt #28455E solid;border-right: 1pt #1B2E3F solid;border-bottom: 1pt #1B2E3F solid;border-left: 1pt #28455E solid;table-layout:fixed;border-spacing:0;padding:0;border-collapse: collapse;" bgcolor=#1E3951><tr><td><font size=2 face="ARIAL, Helv...

Jump to post
by Loran
Sun May 20, 2007 5:39 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Lynx Landing Gear - Question
Replies: 7
Views: 7157

Lynx Landing Gear - Question

<br><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/open.file/1193213/L/" target="_blank">View Large</a> <a href="/open.file/1193213/M/" target="_blank">View Medium<br><IMG SRC="/photos/small/3/1/2/1193213.jpg" alt="Click here for bigger photo!" border="0" width="200...

Jump to post
by Loran
Wed Mar 14, 2007 12:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alitalia MD11 Mishap..
Replies: 32
Views: 12075

RE: Alitalia MD11 Mishap..

<br><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/open.file/0222284/L/" target="_blank">View Large</a> <a href="/open.file/0222284/M/" target="_blank">View Medium<br><IMG SRC="/photos/small/4/8/2/0222284.jpg" alt="Click here for bigger photo!" border="0" width="200...

Jump to post
by Loran
Sun May 21, 2006 12:36 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Navy Sinks USS Oriskany
Replies: 20
Views: 5977

RE: Navy Sinks USS Oriskany

Saw in the news that the ship was sinking in only 37 mins, the Navy expected it to be several hours. Does anyone know the reason why it went down so fast? And what would be the water depth in this area?

Regards,
Loran

Jump to post
by Loran
Sun May 21, 2006 12:27 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: F/A-18 Rudders: Question
Replies: 4
Views: 4847

F/A-18 Rudders: Question

<br><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/open.file/1014734/L/" target="_blank">View Large</a> <a href="/open.file/1014734/M/" target="_blank">View Medium<br><IMG SRC="/photos/small/4/3/7/1014734.jpg" alt="Click here for bigger photo!" border="0" width="200...

Jump to post
by Loran
Sat May 20, 2006 4:47 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Where In Germany?
Replies: 26
Views: 2863

RE: Where In Germany?

Depends what you want to see, I honestly dont like Berlin. Munich offers a nice city and the countryside around the city is beautiful. Especially the area between the Austrian border and Munich is as already indicated stunning. Since Berlin is more or less bancrupt, they can not afford proper celani...

Jump to post
by Loran
Mon Apr 10, 2006 10:16 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: How Far Away Could Saturn V Be Heard?
Replies: 25
Views: 30682

RE: How Far Away Could Saturn V Be Heard?

Different to commercial aircraft, there seems not to be a trend to quieter and hence more efficient engines. Im just wondering if the same rules apply to rocket engines. Aircraft engines have undergone a huge development since the early jets in terms of noise and SFC. Efficiency was increased by red...

Jump to post
by Loran
Fri Mar 10, 2006 12:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Movie Stars That Actually Fly
Replies: 71
Views: 12301

RE: Movie Stars That Actually Fly

AFAIK Bud Spencer belongs (or belonged?) to this community as well. Not sure about Terence Hill though, does anyone have information on him?

Regards,
Loran

Jump to post
by Loran
Tue Mar 07, 2006 6:12 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: U-2 Carrier Ops
Replies: 10
Views: 6486

RE: U-2 Carrier Ops

Interetsing topic, here is some more information, found this by coincidence last month:

http://www.aerospaceweb.org/question/history/q0050.shtml

Regards,
Loran

Jump to post
by Loran
Sun Nov 27, 2005 5:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 747-8, 787-3,-8,-9, And The Boeing Customer Codes
Replies: 19
Views: 7160

RE: 747-8, 787-3,-8,-9, And The Boeing Customer Codes

<TABLE BORDER=0 ALIGN=CENTER WIDTH=95% style="border-top: 1pt #28455E solid;border-right: 1pt #1B2E3F solid;border-bottom: 1pt #1B2E3F solid;border-left: 1pt #28455E solid;table-layout:fixed;border-spacing:0;padding:0;border-collapse: collapse;" bgcolor=#1E3951><tr><td><font size=2 face="ARIAL, Helv...

Jump to post
by Loran
Mon Nov 14, 2005 10:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A380 In Australia
Replies: 61
Views: 10020

RE: A380 In Australia

It has just landed on time in MEL, saw it coming from CBD, flying over West Gate Bridge, close the the Hawker de Havilland / Boeing plant  Smile

Jump to post
by Loran
Mon Nov 14, 2005 7:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A380 In Australia
Replies: 61
Views: 10020

RE: A380 In Australia

May have been posted before, but whats the exact arrival time today in <acronym title="Melbourne - Tullamarine (MEL / YMML), Australia - Victoria">MEL</acronym>? I have been told 12:30. Whats the best spot to go close to the runways, I assume its the N-S runway, correct? Saw a plane approaching Tull...

Jump to post
by Loran
Sat Nov 05, 2005 4:34 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Fuel Flow Of Wide Bodies, Deep Analysis
Replies: 17
Views: 18325

RE: Fuel Flow Of Wide Bodies, Deep Analysis

<TABLE BORDER=0 ALIGN=CENTER WIDTH=95% style="border-top: 1pt #28455E solid;border-right: 1pt #1B2E3F solid;border-bottom: 1pt #1B2E3F solid;border-left: 1pt #28455E solid;table-layout:fixed;border-spacing:0;padding:0;border-collapse: collapse;" bgcolor=#1E3951><tr><td><font size=2 face="ARIAL, Helv...

Jump to post
by Loran
Fri Nov 04, 2005 4:47 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Fuel Flow Of Wide Bodies, Deep Analysis
Replies: 17
Views: 18325

RE: Fuel Flow Of Wide Bodies, Deep Analysis

Thanks for sharing! <TABLE BORDER=0 ALIGN=CENTER WIDTH=95% style="border-top: 1pt #28455E solid;border-right: 1pt #1B2E3F solid;border-bottom: 1pt #1B2E3F solid;border-left: 1pt #28455E solid;table-layout:fixed;border-spacing:0;padding:0;border-collapse: collapse;" bgcolor=#1E3951><tr><td><font size...

Jump to post
by Loran
Fri Nov 04, 2005 1:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH Equipment To DFW Now Varies
Replies: 17
Views: 3318

RE: LH Equipment To DFW Now Varies

<TABLE BORDER=0 ALIGN=CENTER WIDTH=95% style="border-top: 1pt #28455E solid;border-right: 1pt #1B2E3F solid;border-bottom: 1pt #1B2E3F solid;border-left: 1pt #28455E solid;table-layout:fixed;border-spacing:0;padding:0;border-collapse: collapse;" bgcolor=#1E3951><tr><td><font size=2 face="ARIAL, Helv...

Jump to post
by Loran
Fri Nov 04, 2005 12:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ideas For OZ A.netters Meeting
Replies: 38
Views: 4156

RE: Ideas For OZ A.netters Meeting

I join the meeting if its in MEL. I live in CBD and work in Fishermans Bend.
Cheers,
Loran

Jump to post
by Loran
Fri Nov 04, 2005 12:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Douglas Wings So Small?
Replies: 30
Views: 7549

RE: Why Douglas Wings So Small?

<TABLE BORDER=0 ALIGN=CENTER WIDTH=95% style="border-top: 1pt #28455E solid;border-right: 1pt #1B2E3F solid;border-bottom: 1pt #1B2E3F solid;border-left: 1pt #28455E solid;table-layout:fixed;border-spacing:0;padding:0;border-collapse: collapse;" bgcolor=#1E3951><tr><td><font size=2 face="ARIAL, Helv...

Jump to post
by Loran
Thu Nov 03, 2005 8:36 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Sound Barrier
Replies: 34
Views: 8399

RE: Sound Barrier

Very good explanation, Aeroguy. In addition to that it is worth showing the complex system of the Concorde Olympus 593 Mrk610 turbojet inlets, which decellerate the airflow from over Mach 2 to a subsonic airflow. Concorde Engine Subsonic: <img src="http://img481.imageshack.us/img481/3298/engineairfl...

Jump to post
by Loran
Tue Nov 01, 2005 7:23 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Bleedless Engines... What Are They?
Replies: 25
Views: 12718

RE: Bleedless Engines... What Are They?

This whole process to bleedless engines will take place in conjunction with a redesign of the energy systems. This will move towards more electric and less hydraulic and pneumatic energy supply. Boeing is working on a fuel cell APU system, which provides energy throughout the whole flight envelope, ...

Jump to post
by Loran
Mon Oct 31, 2005 8:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Douglas Wings So Small?
Replies: 30
Views: 7549

RE: Why Douglas Wings So Small?

<TABLE BORDER=0 ALIGN=CENTER WIDTH=95% style="border-top: 1pt #28455E solid;border-right: 1pt #1B2E3F solid;border-bottom: 1pt #1B2E3F solid;border-left: 1pt #28455E solid;table-layout:fixed;border-spacing:0;padding:0;border-collapse: collapse;" bgcolor=#1E3951><tr><td><font size=2 face="ARIAL, Helv...

Jump to post
by Loran
Sun Oct 30, 2005 8:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Douglas Wings So Small?
Replies: 30
Views: 7549

RE: Why Douglas Wings So Small?

Indeed the Douglas Aircraft have higher wing loadings compared to their competitors. If I remember correctly, the <acronym title="Air Madagascar">MD</acronym>-11 was at the top of the list with roughly 800kg/sqm (163lb/sq ft). Regarding the DC-9 series, SpeckSpot already mentioned it, their wingdesi...

Jump to post
by Loran
Fri Oct 28, 2005 1:12 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Is This Fuel Dumping?
Replies: 19
Views: 5930

RE: Is This Fuel Dumping?

<TABLE BORDER=0 ALIGN=CENTER WIDTH=95% style="border-top: 1pt #28455E solid;border-right: 1pt #1B2E3F solid;border-bottom: 1pt #1B2E3F solid;border-left: 1pt #28455E solid;table-layout:fixed;border-spacing:0;padding:0;border-collapse: collapse;" bgcolor=#1E3951><tr><td><font size=2 face="ARIAL, Helv...

Jump to post
by Loran
Thu Oct 27, 2005 9:10 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Is This Fuel Dumping?
Replies: 19
Views: 5930

RE: Is This Fuel Dumping?

Dumping Fuel looks differently: <br><table align=center border=0 width=500><tr><td><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/open.file/864373/L/" target="_blank">View Large</a> <a href="/open.file/864373/M/" target="_blank">View Medium<br><IMG SRC="/photos/smal...

Jump to post