Good point - the time should fit the crime. I guess what I'm saying is, if she was only slightly older (17), your average Texan would agree she deserves the female equivalent of the Rodney Hulin treatment: https://www.hrw.org/reports/2001/prison/rodney_hulin.html Apples and oranges. Arson vs. tampe...Jump to post
16 is not a child. You're right. Legally 16 year olds are children, but realistically, they live in this world between adult and child. They do stupid things, without thinking them through. Add the pressure that social media creates, and you have the potential for stupid things like this. Let's fac...Jump to post
Yeah no; see, what actually happened was you lost fifty pounds , see. Yes, I lost about 50 pounds, but in the beginning I gained weight. It's actually pretty simple. We call it math. Seriously, I was overweight and started running for weight loss and overall health. My weight started to go up, even...Jump to post
...sucks and I don't see how people do it for pleasure. Agreed, but you can basically do it anywhere. It grows on you. I started listening to podcasts instead of music, and that made it better. But I have started to do it because i need to lose weight/get faster so I can join the Air Force so I'm m...Jump to post
Thank god for tamper seals. Every product should have something like that. Saw an article where Blue Bell, and other ice cream manufacturers, say the process they use to fill and close their product provides a tamper evident seal. They fill the carton, cover it, then freeze the product upside-down....Jump to post
A steak made on a stove will never taste the same as one made on a grill. If you disagree, then throw away your grill, use a George Foreman, and tell me how that comes out. I’ll disagree here. Get yourself a good cast iron pan, lots of butter and herbs, high heat, a willingness to actually tend the...Jump to post
too much fluid. One word: chimney . May favorite is to crank the thing up, sear the beef for a couple of minutes per side, then toss it in an oven for 10-20 depending on how rare you want it. Cover it with foil and let is rest a bit. Tasty. I've done it in reverse. In the oven for 30-40 minutes at ...Jump to post
Personally I prefer wood (as in bits of tree,not charcoal) for flavour. Cherry and oak is plentiful in our garden. Having recently also acquired a gas BBQ I also see the benefit to easy cooking outside when you really don't want to heat the house anymore You acquired a "gas grill", not a ...Jump to post
TSS wrote:Clarification: When you say "coal" are you referring to charcoal (partially burned wood) or actual coal (fossilized remains of prehistoric swamps)?
Ok, folks. This burning question needs to be answered, and I can't think of a better place to get more answers, and non-answers, than here. When grilling, do you prefer gas (propane or natural) or charcoal? Certainly, gas is more convenient. Quick and easy to control the temperature. Some say that c...Jump to post
I work with two people called Martin, one is known as 'Handsome Martin' and the other is known as 'Martin'. Fred When I worked out on the line, there were 2 fr8mechs on the same crew, and we worked out of the same truck. I was Little fr8mech, since I was younger and shorter, and my partner was Big ...Jump to post
You know, part of me says it's an over-reaction, and things like this can be dealt with in an un-official manner. But, the manager part of me knows that the workplace has evolved, much like society has evolved. Things that were normal, no longer are...things that weren't are. We adapt. I call my onl...Jump to post
A slightly different aspect of this. I have heard that airlines sensibly try to have engines at different stages of life on a frame - such that if an life related issue appears it is unlikely to impact both engines. On an long time production frame does that mean an engine swap almost immediately a...Jump to post
I just looked at our PW4158 engines. Our highest time engine (since installation) has been on-wing for 9383 hours and 5973 cycles. It was installed on 9/2010. More than half the installed engines have more than 5000 hours since last removal. We borescope the hot section of the 4158 every 2000 hours ...Jump to post
This is a technical question?? As nws2002 stated above is how it works. Sometimes they add a fragrance as well. No, it's not...it's an operations question. Technical/Operations The more advanced forum for those of you who want to dig deeper into technical issues as well as airline management and op...Jump to post
I understand that probably all of these are on-condition for overhaul. I am wondering how common FOD is and any other reason for removing an engine as well as typical on-condition time on wing. You can’t predict a FOD event, so you can’t really forecast it, but I’m sure our powerplant engineering g...Jump to post
The application of the law should be accompanied by some common sense. I have no problem with that. But, do you want a police officer deciding whether or not to arrest someone for felony armed burglary? Personally, I hope officers use discretion, but not when it comes to a serious crime, such as th...Jump to post
One can argue that he had attempted murder by ramming her back bumper & running her car off the road, and that by taking his guns she was committing an act of self defence. One could argue that, but I assume the "ramming" was addressed by the court by issuing the EPO. A self-defense a...Jump to post
So rather than answer the question(s), you obfuscate. Deflection. Because you know your position is tenuous, at best.Jump to post
Guns are more important than kids to Republicans. Please stop with the hyperbole. It makes you sound petty, ignorant and childish. While federal law prohibits people under domestic violence restraining orders and convicted of domestic violence from possessing guns, local law enforcement and prosecu...Jump to post
And she did not feel safe even after telling the proper authorities he had guns AND THEY DID NOTHING. Hmm, do you KNOW that the police chose to do nothing? How much time elapsed? Did she even inform the police or the court that he had guns, before she was arrested for felony burglary? The article i...Jump to post
Referring to FAA Advisory Circular 20-62E cited in the article above, I don't see an explicit prohibition to using incident/accident parts. There's a statement in the AC that says those parts should be identified as such, but that's about it. I didn't follow any of the FAR citations.Jump to post
I'll go on a limb and say almost all operators of wide-body aircraft change engines "on-condition". The engines are monitored for performance, and the engine is changed when it has deteriorated to unacceptable levels.
Of course, FOD damage will cause an engine to be pulled prematurely.
He was breaking the law by having guns. As I noted right here: What she should have done is notify the police that her husband possessed firearms and was no longer eligible to possess them under 18 USC 922. and here: As soon as the protective order was signed, he was no longer a legal gun owner. Hi...Jump to post
Why was she charged with armed burglary and not just burglary? She didn't have a weapon on her when she broke in to the apartment (the article didn't mention she did). Because, she became armed when she took the firearms. Is or becomes armed within the dwelling, structure, or conveyance, with explo...Jump to post
Isn't all property common property once you are married in the US? Does that not give the woman the right to enter her husband's apartment? Or over his guns? That's an interesting question. I suspect there is no US law, it would be Florida law. Near as I can find, Florida is an equitable distributi...Jump to post
Thanks, appreciate the considered reply. I like doing thought exercises. It keeps me thinking, and intellectually honest with myself. Let's take this a step further. She breaks into her husband's house in order to take his guns. That's burglary...armed burglary, because she now has guns. A felony. ...Jump to post
from a responsible gun owner. Let's put away the "responsible gun owner" thing. As soon as the protective order was signed, he was no longer a legal gun owner. His only legal course of action was to turn in those firearms. you're trying real hard to make this a gun-control issue. It is no...Jump to post
Yes I am OK with people taking the law into their own hands. The real question is: Why aren't you? But, I am, in a way: To tell you the truth, I may have acted the same way...or maybe not, But, I'm also willing to accept the consequences if I do break the law. Do you support the castle doctrine? Us...Jump to post
MaverickM11 wrote:Yah just tell the police--don't worry that gun homicides by intimate partner are mostly directed at women and have been on the rise for years now, while those with other weapons has declined. I'm sure the police will get right on it.
Maybe. . . I feel like the other side of that sword is the idea that with that many, each trying to outreach on some specific issues, they have a tendency to become indistinguishable. They become indistinguishable because they are indistinguishable. When they all toe the party line, they sound alik...Jump to post
Contraband is not protected under law the way Property is. On that basis alone, this looks almost impossible to prosecute. Contraband? She stole his property. But they are minutes away. . . That's not an argument to break the law, it is an argument for taking responsibility for your own safety, wit...Jump to post
Yeah, I get the law and that she admitted to what could be construed as a criminal act but still... this is pretty dumb. "Could be construed"? It is a criminal act, and the police acted correctly. She committed burglary. She entered her husband's home and took his property without permiss...Jump to post
So, will this be a double-elimination deal? The top 5 performers from yesterday go head-to-head with the top 5 from tonight (winner's bracket). The bottom 5 from each (loser's bracket) get a go at each other. Then whittle it down until it gets a little more manageable? For the record, much like 2015...Jump to post
I've got a 2009 Ford Flex, ~190,000 miles The wife drives a 2011 Ford Edge, ~135,000 miles Just bought my daughter a 2008 Ford Escape, ~78,000 miles I drive my cars until the wheels fall off. That said, I suspect the Flex gets replaced in 2 years, and the wife will pass the Edge on to my son in 3 ye...Jump to post
One of the first pieces of documentation I would require when purchasing used hydraulic pumps, RATs, generators, actuators, etc., was a non-incident statement. I wouldn't/couldn't buy it if there was some sort of question as to whether it had ever been on an incident related aircraft. It was always...Jump to post
One more advantage of gas: if electricity is down you can at least make yourself a hot soup on the stove. I had planned load sheddings several times in my apartment in Cape Town in winter and was glad to have something warm at least. That's true. Power went down for about 10 minutes while I was pre...Jump to post
Agreed. Not to mention that since water vapor is a byproduct of combustion, your baked goods will never brown evenly or provide as good of a texture in a gas oven. I haven't seen a gas-fired oven since we moved out of our old Brooklyn apartment in 1979. The thing had to be 50 years old then. I don'...Jump to post
Actually, the first time I saw a non-gas stove was in Europe, 40 or so years ago. As it stands, I just remodeled my kitchen and moved from a free standing electric to a built-in gas stove top. And, let's face it, America is not the promised land when it comes to elaborate home cooking... Speak for y...Jump to post
You know, mowers just aren't made like they used to be. My first mower was a Craftsman self-propelled that I bought almost 30 years ago. It lasted 12 years, and really could have lasted longer, but I neglected it for the last few years. Now, I'm on my 3rd mower (Lawn Boy, Husqvarna & Troybilt) i...Jump to post
I can’t imagine it’s much different than a B727. The motor had a clutch that engaged when the trim was engaged electrically. When electrically inactive, the clutch was ‘off’ and the manual trim wheel could be used. I can’t recall how manually trimming, using the wheel, disengaged the electric clutch.Jump to post
If the airport can handle transport category aircraft there is almost always ground electrical power available. If there are no jet ways then there is an FBO that has a ground power electric cart that does 440v. Those carts are everywhere. Now an air start cart could be a little hard to find at a r...Jump to post
59 minutes seems pretty specific. Sounds regulatory, which typically means a flight crew problem. But, it’s posted as maintenance, so a small mystery. I know that if I was going to give an estimate for some scheduled maintenance, I would round up to the nearest 15 mins based on the programmed time f...Jump to post
Never heard it described as such? Is this a MD term or some tribal terminology? The MD11 aux tank I have seen were forward of the Center tank and had dedicated boost pump. Each held about 13,500# as I recall. All our books refer to #1, #2, #3, upper aux, lower aux & tail tank. As I recall, the ...Jump to post
Can you describe the "upper aux tank" as I have never heard it described as such? It’s the large fuel tank that sits just above the Lower Aux Tank. :smile: Seriously, it, with the Lower Aux, makes up what Boeing would call the Center Tank. It’s the tank that fuel is transferred to/from, i...Jump to post
Yeah...cushioned socks for athletic use? See, cushioned implies thick and cottony. That means they get, shall we say, "moist" and they stay "moist" (yeah, yeah, yeah...gross).
I use Swiftwick, the wife prefers Balega. I know folks that swear by Feetures, but I didn't like them.