Okay - I stand corrected, the 767 bogie is actively positioned during retraction? In the previous thread I mentioned one poster stated that the gear retracts with the bogie in it's default nose-down position, with no active positioning for retraction. I guess it depends what “active positioning” me...Jump to post
Not necessarily actively 'centered', the 767 I believe for example has no active bogie positioning other than a passive jack that returns the bogie to it's 'default' nose-down postion when in the air. This came up in a thread a few years ago concerning the 767 retraction dynamics and the necessary ...Jump to post
I asked my daughter (her first election) who she would be voting for if she were a Democrat (I haven't asked her what direction she leans). She immediately said "Andrew Yang". I asked why, and she replied "He's just so cool". We then went on to discuss others to get an understand...Jump to post
Cracks in the combustors. Deterioration of turbine blade/vane coatings. Cracks and/or missing material in the turbine section. Air seal breakdown in the bearing cavities. Bearing wear resulting in increased vibration. Or, vibration resulting in increased bearing wear. Of course, there is always FOD ...Jump to post
As an outsider I looked at this man and except being gay shouldn't he be Republican? Two things here: 1) No, he is not a Republican. Though, if I had to vote for one of the Democrats, it'd be him...or Gabbard. 2) Why is being gay and being Republican mutually exclusive? You pretty much made my earl...Jump to post
seb146 wrote:Prove it. .
LOL your party wants to draw and quarter Romney right now, and has installed an all gender outhouse on McCain's grave. Your party has literally become the deranged musings of one man. There you are, dropping me into a cubby hole. Did I say this problem was confined to one party? No, it tends to be ...Jump to post
Well I see nothing civil in what she's saying, she could have thought that and shut up, but instead chose to say something horrible, "someone like that can't be president", she has to bear the consequences. Actually, I wasn’t addressing her statement. I was addressing the OP’s suggestion ...Jump to post
(I also have to wonder what a Bible thumper is doing in the Democratic party in the first place.) Because, the world is not black and white. There are many shades of gray. Not everyone toes the party line. When we re-learn or remember that, maybe we can get back to civil discussions about politics.Jump to post
I worry about my daughter driving...every time she leaves. Not because of her driving, she really is a good driver for 17. But, she does lack experience, and there are too many morons out there. I'm worried that, next week, when I have surgery to clean up a small tear in the meniscus of my right kne...Jump to post
While the parking brake will hold for 12 or so hours, it is rarely used that way...at least at the places I've worked. After the aircraft has parked and is chocked, the parking brake is released. The most common reason I've heard is so that the disks won't warp as the brakes continue to heat and the...Jump to post
Not sure if anyone else is experiencing this, but browsing on a mobile device (IOS) is very slow. Any of the forum pages take minutes to load. Chrome, Firefox, Safari, Edge...it makes no difference.
Other pages, including the Airliner.net homepage load normally.
Trump allies are handing out cash to black voters...
In the form of jobs.
https://apnews.com/71fb5ea9783df8d680358b38c7b8b2e5 I just read this article, life must have been tough during this historical event. Tough? That's quite the understatement. I'm not even sure "excruciating" captures what those people went through. This spring we're taking our scouts to Wa...Jump to post
Based on this, I cannot see how it cannot have a crown beacon. The angles alone would not allow it. This seems strange to me because all the videos I have seen had no upper beacon but I was able to see lower beacons (which normally flash at the same time on the Boeing's). Can anyone confirm if this...Jump to post
The top one looks like a wind sock upon zoom. That is not to say there is not one there, though. . . Yeah, you're right. 14CFR25.1401: (a) General. The airplane must have an anticollision light system that - (1) Consists of one or more approved anticollision lights located so that their light will ...Jump to post
LEDs are essentially maintenance free, and may last the whole useful life of the aircraft? best regards Thomas From our -8 AMM: The controller has an built-in End-Of-Life (EOL) timer. LED lights degrade slowly over time until they no longer produce enough light to meet their intended function. This...Jump to post
There is no drug on the market that is 100% effective, reversible, or free of side effects. None. They haven’t even done clinical trials yet. This is exactly what they stated “male hormone therapy”. You put 62 mgs of testosterone on your skin, along with 8 mg of progestin, of which your body will a...Jump to post
To reverse shrunken testicles you would need a drug like clomid or HCG (human chorionic gonadotropin) after cessation of exogenous testosterone. I suspect that shrunken testicles would be considered a side-effect. And, since the article states: Doctors told KCTV5 News the goal is for the gel to be ...Jump to post
Who knows? Maybe as experienced by many women who use the BCP to regulate hormones, some men will find they have less agita and assholish behavior when moderating their testosterone levels via this gel. Could be very good for society. Is it really moderating the testosterone? The article says the g...Jump to post
It’s no different then a B747 freighter with a nose door, or the lower cargo doors on any transport category aircraft. I would assume that the door/ramp forms the rear pressure “bulkhead”.Jump to post
I never thought of this, but I might be suspected of being a serial killer, because of the supplies I have for work, but if I showed them my business card, maybe not. I'm a property manager. 1. zip ties 2. large construction garbage bags 3. Costco yellow micro cloths 4. bleach 5. hydroperoxide 6. c...Jump to post
The chines are more effective for engines on wing pylons, I would think, than on fuselage-mounted podded engines. The chines could also keep water off the wings, as in not diluting de-icing fluid on the wings. The chines are there to minimize engine water ingestion. Unfortunately, I don't have acce...Jump to post
Is the "flange" in the tire outboard sidewall in that BD-700 pix designed to keep water away from the axle, or does it have a different function? No flange on the inboard sidewall. https://www.flickr.com/photos/a380spotter/7569281438 On the B727 the chines on the tires were designed to ke...Jump to post
While hurtling down the interstate, a random thought crossed my mind: If you got into a wreck, what would the first responders find in your vehicle? Back in the day, I came across -cash (lots of it), -sexual toys, -about 100 empty pizza boxes, -a .50 Barret M82 -a car full of trash bags full of tras...Jump to post
Though, I don’t think there is a prohibition against it in the AMM. I’ll look tonight. All of our Boeing aircraft have this or some variation of this warning: WARNING: IT IS RECOMMENDED THAT YOU REMOVE ONLY ONE WHEEL/TIRE ASSEMBLY FROM THE NOSE GEAR AT A TIME. IF YOU REMOVE THE TWO WHEEL/TIRE ASSEM...Jump to post
Nothing is missing. We don’t use stands while replacing tires*. Now, I will make a note, that I’ve never, nor would I condone having both nose tires off at the same time, unless we’re in the barn. Though, I don’t think there is a prohibition against it in the AMM. I’ll look tonight. *as always, I wi...Jump to post
You know, maybe you should ask them if they would like an “upgrade”. If so, maybe lay out a couple of options for them, sans prices. No reason not to ask them. Ever thought of moving out? After all, if you can afford new clothes every season, you should be able to afford to live on your own. You are...Jump to post
Yes, on the shower heads. It’s a nice gift, and it shows you care about them. But, install them, or have them installed.
Now, why in the hell does your mother still clean the tub, or anything else in the bathroom of a grown man?
Not time, but production. Value, if you also like. I agreed to do a job, for a rate, within a given time frame. If I exceed that parameter and finish early, the job is still completed and they have what they want. If they would like another or more things, I will, under certain circumstances, sell ...Jump to post
If a company is looking in this direction to swipe more time from their employees, the issue is that they are understaffed, not the personell themselves. Interesting phrasing there. So, you think the employer is trying to steal time from the employee? Strange, because when the employee is on the cl...Jump to post
The problem with laws is they are not preventative, they are punitive. Laws don't prevent actions, laws are the vehicle that The State punishes those that have committed an action that society has found abhorrent. Maybe a little strong, but you get the picture. Some laws are easy, because they addre...Jump to post
Quite simply, the proper way to handle this is to index the complany provided health insurance premiums to risky life styles. There is nothing simple about that........ if you want to make it easy: Smoke? Tabacco companies pay the insurances the extra cost and raise prices accordingly Scuba? Pay mo...Jump to post
Quite simply, the proper way to handle this is to index the complany provided health insurance premiums to risky life styles. Smoke? Pay more in premiums. Scuba? Pay more in premiums. Own firearms? Pay more in premiums. Obese? Pay more in premiums. etc., etc., etc... With current technology and actu...Jump to post
I'll second the Kroil for heavy duty stuff. Medium-to-light stuff gets Liquid Wrench. With either one, give it time to work by letting it soak in, then maybe reapply after 24 hours and let that soak in as well. Agreed. Patience is the key when dealing with stubborn hardware. I'll add, when you do g...Jump to post
Find yourself a can of Kroil . It tends to be expensive, but it's what we use in aviation (and, I'll assume other industries) to get into the tightest spaces. Put the stuff on, and let it sit. Not sure what your set-up is, but 1/4 drive is probably too small. Get yourself a 3/8" Bit Holder , ge...Jump to post
DocLightning wrote:Either way, the difference is only one of a few minutes.
And what's this about three Target stores? On my eyeglasses thread you said your stores were "Springhurst" and "St. Matthews" you didn't say anything about a third store you shifty secret-keeper. :boggled: The place is littered with Target stores. The third one I visited this pa...Jump to post
I might ask, why you use self checkout, I never have and never will. Another screwing for the workers in those stores. You are doing their work and most certainly are not saving a dime while you screw somebody out of work. For shame! Probably something for another thread, but have you no concept of...Jump to post
This. I keep my essentials strapped to my person until I feel the landing gear retract after takeoff. I go a little further, in that I dress a certain way when I fly. Comfy jeans, socks and shoes, not sandals or flip-flops, or whatever, usually sneakers or hiking shoes. The last time I wore shorts ...Jump to post