No, you can’t. ETOPS is a air carrier rule, doesn’t apply to private operators and no air carrier operates single pilot, by regulation. Single-engine Cessnas are ferried across oceans and they’re not ETOPS. If you own a single-pilot certified CJ-3, weather is good, go for Hilo. Wow if you use a cj-...Jump to post
No, you can’t. ETOPS is a air carrier rule, doesn’t apply to private operators and no air carrier operates single pilot, by regulation. Single-engine Cessnas are ferried across oceans and they’re not ETOPS. If you own a single-pilot certified CJ-3, weather is good, go for Hilo, but you’re ETOPS, by ...Jump to post
The air exchange rate in even the worst aircraft is about 10 times better than most public buildings. Air flows in a cellular profile through the cabin. Air enters the cabin from the middle of the ceiling and the gasper vents above the seats and flow directly down to return air vents at the bottom ...Jump to post
rmoore7734 wrote::lol:GalaxyFlyer wrote:[quote="rmoore7734"
Perhaps, but I’d like to see how big a “wet” footprint they have. Even a 3,100nm CL300 has days where it’s challenged to not have a wet footprint without raising the divert level to F130.
Today, a F400/430 plan has -18 winds (AD ACV-PHTO is 2417) and essentially zero component on a F100, so possible. Wouldn’t plan on it.
Thanks, wish I understood the “technicals” as well as you but if the super s-II was flown single-pilot you could strap a nice size oxygen tank in the empty co-pilot seat in event of depressurization lol.
Sen, Scoop Jackson (D-Boeing and WA) died, any further interest died with him. The USAF didn’t want them and planned assigning them to the N.Y. ANG at Stewart.Jump to post
De-Hibbing, in the US, means essentially closing the airport as a connecting hub with banks of flights. Think AA closing KSTL or US Air closing KPIT. At least in the US closing a crew base is just that no flight pairing will begin there, there is no longer a base chief pilot or instructor staff base...Jump to post
I did a dozen 8+ hour legs in the A-10. Couple of misconceptions: Tankers aren’t fragged to fly in orbits just waiting for receivers. It’s all carefully scheduled, coordination overseas can be difficult depending on area and mission. Second, every airlift mission has a “billpayer”; nothing is for fr...Jump to post
Not that in the C-5 A/B models and probably very rare for the M models. The reliability of the A/B made the rendezvous a challenge and the M doesn’t need it to for a lot of missions. Full pallet load KDOV-LTAG easily. We did it for high profile missions where there was no other way to plan it. Move ...Jump to post
Bizjets are installing ionizers in addition to the filters. How well that works, I can’t say but engineers insist it’s another layer of protection. The main vector is the coughing person next to you, not the recirc air.Jump to post
Just barely making it is not a plan.. Understand but this one looks like it does not have winglets and if it did perhaps another 100 plus nm could be achieved. Medivac Learjet 36a have 2800 nm range and I heard they do California to Hawaii runs sometimes Perhaps, but I’d like to see how big a “wet”...Jump to post
You’ll also have to factor in fuel for ETP diversions at an acceptable flight level depressurised. The best answer is to choose F100. Or, pack on a lot of extra oxygen to divert at something like F240 or below. Doubtful any early Citation could do it. You’d need to be able to fly about 1200nm plus r...Jump to post
stl07 wrote:It actually costs us less to keep them alive than kill them. Plus they get out of their punishment easily.
Yes, they exist, ask Billy Bulger Billy Bulger is alive and well after decades serving (himself?) in the Legislature and then as President of UMass. He still pulls down $200k a year in pension from the State of Massachusetts. ( ref: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Bulger#Active_retirement_and...Jump to post
“We don’t hang men for stealing horses, we hang them so horses won’t be stolen.” A old friend who flew JPATS once had a passenger who was an “inside murderer” (he committed contract murder as a life without parole prisoner. Yes, they exist, ask Billy Bulger). The law changed on Federal death penalty...Jump to post
Used for whatever their owners wish. Like I said, some carry expensive shotguns and tow a clays cart. Others haul feed for horses. Others just look pretty. What do you think they’d do with them—eat ‘em?Jump to post
A good friend went from EA to NW in the summer of ‘89. Between the two lines, he did almost 10 years panel-pecking. Commuting was an issue, but mostly couldn’t hold the seniority to get to the FO seat. A 27-year career and finished holding a middlin’ line on the DC-9 just before the DL/NW merger whi...Jump to post
So what, every president commutes/pardons convicts who are one their side. Go look at Clinton’s and Obama’s record. Clinton pardoned Marc Rich, a bought and paid favor, his HUD Secretary. Obama pardoned the FALN leader who even Clinton refused to pardon. Get over it, it’s just politics like drinking...Jump to post
Trucks are very popular everywhere in the USA. They are more popular than cars. I have a Dodge Ram with a Cummings Turbo Diesel tuned to "Roll Coal" lol! The engine sounds like a chinese knockoff. You should have heard a K-series Cummins or Cat 1693–sounded terrible, but awesome power and...Jump to post
I'm not convinced that Erdogan is that religious, or religious at all, he just figured it was a good way to get, and keep, power, like many other right-wing politicians everywhere. This, but I’d say “any politician, regardless of political stripe, seeking power”. Politicians are all alike and all p...Jump to post
It’s always funny to see guys drive up to the club with a shiny Super Duty with all the options and the pristine bed has a truck vault carrying a couple of shotguns worth as much as the truck.Jump to post
TK - the usage of "Roman Empire" became moot sometime while the western empire collapsed as in uh, 'where is Rome?' I might more acerbically note that Christianity became Christendom over the same period. Many of us might be called definitely atheists with regards to Christendom. Equally ...Jump to post
Hugely popular in New England—F150s everywhere. Face it, with CAFE and FMVSS, sedans are fairly useless, but the F150 is a 1965 Galaxie brought up to date. Room for a family, easy access, they drive like a car, room for all the suburban crap carriage. I’d buy one if it fit in garage and I’m a “car g...Jump to post
Congress should NOT be artificially limited to 435 members, but should follow the earlier apportionment ratios. I’d love a 997 member House, a 9997 House is better. Give each member a secretary and chair on Mall and call it good.
I would say it is more of an international issue than simply one group posting on international web sites. People in Europe used to look to the United States for leadership and guidance. Over the past 3 1/2 years, they have seen a rise in domestic terrorism from White nationalist groups as well as ...Jump to post
Discount the Clinton margin of victory and Trump wins the popular vote by 1.4 million. So?Jump to post
You get to decide only if you vote like the majority, in most states. If you don't, your vote is worthless. In a parliament elected proportionally, like in several European countries, every (or most) votes really matter. We didn’t want a parliament. If we did, we’d have one. Which is a shame becaus...Jump to post
FAA definition, a. A visual approach is conducted on an IFR flight plan and authorizes a pilot to proceed visually and clear of clouds to the airport. The pilot must have either the airport or the preceding identified aircraft in sight. This approach must be authorized and controlled by the appropri...Jump to post
But, the SCOTUS missed this wording in the 12th Amendment, The Electors shall meet in their respective states, and vote by ballot for President and Vice-President, one of whom, at least, shall not be an inhabitant of the same state with themselves; By vote , certainly indicates the Electors chose th...Jump to post
The cockpit of the 737 originally has had a flight engineer. The airlines started wanting the 737 like the DC-9 to be a two man crew but ALPA fought it. When Western Airlines started selling their three man crew 737s to Air France and turning them over to Air France at MSP, and not buying any 737s,...Jump to post
You might read Article I, Section 10, Clause 3 on interstate compacts which NPVIC clearly is one. A state might choose to use NPV, but agreeing to do so in a compact requires the Congress to approve. Bad idea in any case, NY voters vote for Candidate X, but because other states voting for Candidate ...Jump to post
Old World history has no connection to American History until Old World Thought came to shores of the then 'New World', in which they introduced Old World ways and worse. You seem poised to plow ahead without any understanding of American History, the good and the bad. If you seek pats on the back ...Jump to post
With Epstein’s death, Maxwell is at the top of the pile, so why would she be naming names unless their is a possibility of either proving a bigger fish guilty or bargaining for a pardon. Say she says, “I saw (insert one of those names here) having sex with an underage girl”. Prove they knew the girl...Jump to post
Chew on these questions, https://spectator.us/five-questions-ghislaine-maxwell/ Was Epstein or Maxwell paid informants to the FBI? Why? Hoover was famous for using his agency to spy on and control politicians, maybe Team FBI hasn’t escaped its past yet. Epstein put a life that lavish and secretive ...Jump to post
Gun control discussion in the US is a pointless task - it will literally solve nothing, because for far too long many states and counties have allowed unregulated, unrestricted firearm sales and ownership, and those guns are now untraceable. Please do some research before you post. Most firearms sa...Jump to post
Chew on these questions,
Was Epstein or Maxwell paid informants to the FBI? Why? Hoover was famous for using his agency to spy on and control politicians, maybe Team FBI hasn’t escaped its past yet.
And which amendment gives a “right” (in reality, something we don’t get to vote and requires government compelling interest to regulate) to carrying drugs or driving drunk (or sober)? Are the amendments properly complete and encompassing of all things that should be "rights"? Are those en...Jump to post