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by UAL Bagsmasher
Thu Jul 13, 2006 6:39 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Deleting A Virus
Replies: 7
Views: 1271

RE: Deleting A Virus

No, as far as I know, she just uses it at home for web surfing and word processing.

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by UAL Bagsmasher
Thu Jul 13, 2006 6:09 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Deleting A Virus
Replies: 7
Views: 1271

Deleting A Virus

My neighbor called me over to help with her computer. She thinks I know a lot about them. I know enough to get by, but that's about it. Anyway, her Norton Antivirus flagged a virus during her web browsing. She asked me to help her get rid of it. So far I have come up with the following. Apparently s...

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by UAL Bagsmasher
Sat Jul 08, 2006 5:32 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: CRJ 200 Aileron Droop
Replies: 4
Views: 5658

RE: CRJ 200 Aileron Droop

The verdict is in. Turns out the cable tensions between the quadrants in the wheel well out to both ailerons was low. Once adjusted, everything fell back into line. I'll file that away for future reference...

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by UAL Bagsmasher
Fri Jul 07, 2006 7:59 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Question About Air Starts.
Replies: 42
Views: 19822

RE: Question About Air Starts.

The CRJ-200 APU is probably worth more in scrap metal than as an APU. Well, maybe not that bad, but close. I guess it's good job security though. I second the motion about bad pressure switches. They go bad all the time, and leak oil more often than not.

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by UAL Bagsmasher
Fri Jul 07, 2006 7:54 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: CRJ 200 Aileron Droop
Replies: 4
Views: 5658

CRJ 200 Aileron Droop

We had a write up today to inspect an aileron. It turns out that with all the hyd. pumps on, the suspect aileron was holding a slight down deflection. The crew didn't report any control difficulties on the inbound flight. They noticed the problem on preflight. The split between the trailing edge of ...

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by UAL Bagsmasher
Sat Jul 01, 2006 8:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: USA Today 6/30/06 Cover Story
Replies: 0
Views: 2257

USA Today 6/30/06 Cover Story

I did a search on this and came up empty. Did anyone else notice Air Wisconsin's ship 409 on the front cover of USA Today? The article was on air safety.

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by UAL Bagsmasher
Fri Jun 30, 2006 9:44 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Florida Everglades, What To Do?
Replies: 9
Views: 2043

RE: Florida Everglades, What To Do?

Could always hunt for the aluminum of EAL 401 or Critter 592 Wink

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by UAL Bagsmasher
Thu Jun 29, 2006 7:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Abandoned Airfield Near PHL
Replies: 8
Views: 3469

Abandoned Airfield Near PHL

While landing on 27R in <acronym title="Philadelphia - International (PHL / KPHL), USA - Pennsylvania">PHL</acronym>, I saw what looked to be an abandoned airport around the shipyards about a mile or two from <acronym title="Philadelphia - International (PHL / KPHL), USA - Pennsylvania">PHL</acronym...

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by UAL Bagsmasher
Wed Jun 28, 2006 1:06 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Acars Message Help.
Replies: 15
Views: 4887

RE: Acars Message Help.

I don't have the article in front of me. The magazine was laying around in the breakroom last week.

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by UAL Bagsmasher
Tue Jun 27, 2006 9:50 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: CRJ 200 10th Stage Question
Replies: 8
Views: 7458

RE: CRJ 200 10th Stage Question

Cool thanks for the answers.

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by UAL Bagsmasher
Tue Jun 27, 2006 9:50 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Acars Message Help.
Replies: 15
Views: 4887

RE: Acars Message Help.

I was just reading an avionics magazine which had an article talking about how airlines are looking to begin encrypting ACARS to prevent people from reading them. They say it is a security issue.

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by UAL Bagsmasher
Thu Jun 15, 2006 10:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Private 737-200 In ORD
Replies: 13
Views: 6147

RE: Private 737-200 In ORD

Thanks for the info guys. The aircraft was taxiing out to 32L this morning around 0600 the same time my flight was.

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by UAL Bagsmasher
Thu Jun 15, 2006 9:22 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Pat's Or Geno's (Cheesesteaks)
Replies: 19
Views: 2220

RE: Pat's Or Geno's (Cheesesteaks)

Claymont Steak Shop in Claymont, DE for me Smile Their "small" sandwiches are too big for me to finish.

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by UAL Bagsmasher
Thu Jun 15, 2006 8:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Private 737-200 In ORD
Replies: 13
Views: 6147

RE: Private 737-200 In ORD

How did you find that pic so fast? Have you seen this bird around?

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by UAL Bagsmasher
Thu Jun 15, 2006 8:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Private 737-200 In ORD
Replies: 13
Views: 6147

Private 737-200 In ORD

Anyone know the owner of the private 737-200 in ORD this morning? The aircraft was white with a blue cheatline, and it had the letter "G" on the vertical stab.

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by UAL Bagsmasher
Mon Jun 12, 2006 9:24 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: CRJ 200 10th Stage Question
Replies: 8
Views: 7458

RE: CRJ 200 10th Stage Question

Ilikeyyc, I don't know the number offhand, but it dates back to 1994. I'm off the next few days, but when I go back to work I'll look it up.

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by UAL Bagsmasher
Mon Jun 12, 2006 6:03 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: CRJ 200 10th Stage Question
Replies: 8
Views: 7458

CRJ 200 10th Stage Question

This topic is directed at all the CRJ 200 mechanics and pilots on this forum. We have been getting numerous write-ups lately concerning the presence of duct pressure in the 10th stage lines when the APU is running and the LCV is closed. In each case the engines were not running. We've changed the su...

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by UAL Bagsmasher
Sat Jun 10, 2006 10:20 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Yep Another Self-Pics Thread: (part 41)
Replies: 126
Views: 10389

RE: Yep Another Self-Pics Thread: (part 41)

Hey MjzAir, did you fly through PHL yesterday (Thursday) per chance? If so, did you have an MFD go bad?

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by UAL Bagsmasher
Mon Jun 05, 2006 7:26 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Tire Smoke On Landing
Replies: 32
Views: 11053

RE: Tire Smoke On Landing

The NLG tires on the CRJ-200 only last a few weeks at most. The mains usually last right around a month.

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by UAL Bagsmasher
Thu May 25, 2006 9:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Catholic Mass At DCA Reagan Airport
Replies: 27
Views: 9601

RE: Catholic Mass At DCA Reagan Airport

PHL currently has no chapel as far as I know. For an airport with its capacity, I find it hard to believe it was underused.

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by UAL Bagsmasher
Sat May 13, 2006 9:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CRJ-200 Fires
Replies: 5
Views: 2849

RE: CRJ-200 Fires

Yup. I've seen the aftermath firsthand.

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by UAL Bagsmasher
Fri May 12, 2006 9:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Who Works In The Airline Industry?
Replies: 211
Views: 15907

RE: Who Works In The Airline Industry?

A&P Mechanic for a regional airline in PHL.

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by UAL Bagsmasher
Mon May 08, 2006 7:00 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Engine EGT Behavior Question
Replies: 9
Views: 4742

RE: Engine EGT Behavior Question

The CRJ-200 needs to be at or below 120 C before fuel introduction. As has been previously stated, the peak ITT's will not be noticeable different in the above scenario.

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by UAL Bagsmasher
Mon Apr 24, 2006 5:25 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Nutritional Value Of Bananas
Replies: 12
Views: 2733

RE: Nutritional Value Of Bananas

LOL..I think you read into it a little too far... Wink

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by UAL Bagsmasher
Sun Apr 23, 2006 9:38 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Nutritional Value Of Bananas
Replies: 12
Views: 2733

Nutritional Value Of Bananas

Here's today's useless knowledge question:

We all know how bananas taste much sweeter as they ripen, as if the sugar content increases. Does the nutritional value/calorie count of a banana change as it turns from green to yellow and finally to brown?

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by UAL Bagsmasher
Sat Apr 22, 2006 5:37 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: CRJ Fadec
Replies: 5
Views: 8269

RE: CRJ Fadec

At least the CR7's don't have throttle gearboxes to eat themselves over time Wink

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by UAL Bagsmasher
Sat Apr 22, 2006 5:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: When Will TSA Standardize Their Shoe Screening?
Replies: 30
Views: 4694

RE: When Will TSA Standardize Their Shoe Screening?

Did anyone ever think the unpredictability factor might just be an intentional thing? The harder it is to predict screening, the harder it is to sneak something past. I too hate the shoes on/off uncertainty. But if it means stopping some...person....(have to be P.C. these days) from causing harm to ...

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by UAL Bagsmasher
Thu Apr 20, 2006 1:01 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Static Wick Breakage
Replies: 22
Views: 8100

RE: Static Wick Breakage

Actually, it's been the wicks mainly on the right side.

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by UAL Bagsmasher
Mon Apr 17, 2006 8:30 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Static Wick Breakage
Replies: 22
Views: 8100

RE: Static Wick Breakage

Believe it or not, if the lower winglet static wick on the CRJ-200 is missing, the aircraft is grounded. We've had to ferry aircraft back to a MX base for a missing static wick already.

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by UAL Bagsmasher
Mon Apr 17, 2006 10:49 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Static Wick Breakage
Replies: 22
Views: 8100

RE: Static Wick Breakage

LOL SlamClick, I like your idea. FutureUaPilot, Are you the culprit? Wink

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by UAL Bagsmasher
Sun Apr 16, 2006 9:09 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Non-pilot Taxi
Replies: 25
Views: 6186

RE: Non-pilot Taxi

LOL Buzz, reminds me of the time I did a high power run on black ice which I didn't see, hence the name. Anyway, differential thrust is never a good idea on ice. Wink

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by UAL Bagsmasher
Sun Apr 16, 2006 9:05 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Static Wick Breakage
Replies: 22
Views: 8100

Static Wick Breakage

We have a baffling problem at work. We recently switched suppliers for our winglet static wicks. We opted for a more flexible discharger to help prevent breakage. Well, the opposite is occurring. All of a sudden we are getting broken static wicks like crazy. Today alone we had 7 or 8 break off the l...

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by UAL Bagsmasher
Sun Apr 16, 2006 8:55 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: CRJ-200 Maintenance Fam. Manuals
Replies: 13
Views: 14388

RE: CRJ-200 Maintenance Fam. Manuals

I got the ZW in house course. Informative, yet just not the same as getting it from the horse's mouth.

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by UAL Bagsmasher
Sun Apr 16, 2006 8:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Final Awac BAe-146 Flight This Sunday
Replies: 37
Views: 5786

RE: Final Awac BAe-146 Flight This Sunday

Hey Apodino, weren't you handling a certain aircraft two days ago that just couldn't seem to get out of <acronym title="Philadelphia - International (PHL / KPHL), USA - Pennsylvania">PHL</acronym> no matter how hard <acronym title="Mexicana Airlines (Mexico)">MX</acronym> tried? <img src="/disc...

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by UAL Bagsmasher
Fri Apr 14, 2006 9:45 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: CRJ-200 Maintenance Fam. Manuals
Replies: 13
Views: 14388

RE: CRJ-200 Maintenance Fam. Manuals

Avt007, I've found that the Bombardier training manuals sometimes do a better job of explaining the minute details of a system than the D&O in the AMM. Obviously they are not approved data, but they come in handy nonetheless.

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by UAL Bagsmasher
Fri Apr 14, 2006 9:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Final Awac BAe-146 Flight This Sunday
Replies: 37
Views: 5786

RE: Final Awac BAe-146 Flight This Sunday

DSM-<acronym title="OLD: Denver - Stapleton International (DEN / KDEN) (closed), USA - Colorado AND CURRENT: Denver - International (DEN / KDEN), USA - Colorado">DEN</acronym> is the final routing. It will depart <acronym title="Des Moines - International (DSM / KDSM), USA - Iowa">DSM</acronym> at 1...

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by UAL Bagsmasher
Thu Apr 13, 2006 10:08 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Non-pilot Taxi
Replies: 25
Views: 6186

RE: Non-pilot Taxi

Yes, like AOGdesk stated, mechanics do get certified to taxi airliners. I hold a run/taxi authorization on the CRJ-200. It's not exactly a 777, but it's still fun to drive around. Not to mention bringing it up to takeoff power. You can find yourself up the creek without a paddle really fast if you a...

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by UAL Bagsmasher
Thu Apr 13, 2006 8:46 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: CRJ-200 Maintenance Fam. Manuals
Replies: 13
Views: 14388

RE: CRJ-200 Maintenance Fam. Manuals

Thanks for the quick replies guys. That actechbooks site has quite a few training pubs. Unfortunately, they don't have the CRJ-200 Sad

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by UAL Bagsmasher
Thu Apr 13, 2006 12:45 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: CRJ-200 Maintenance Fam. Manuals
Replies: 13
Views: 14388

CRJ-200 Maintenance Fam. Manuals

Anyone know where I can pick up a set of CRJ-200 maintenance familiarization manuals on good old fashioned paper? I think they come as a set of two binders about 3" to 4" thick. I'm sure Bombardier sells them for $4000, but that's another story for another day. Does anyone here have any CRJ-200 trai...

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by UAL Bagsmasher
Sat Apr 01, 2006 10:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Incident @ PHL 3/31?
Replies: 9
Views: 2082

RE: Incident @ PHL 3/31?

It was flight 2310 operating from CAK-PHL.

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by UAL Bagsmasher
Sat Apr 01, 2006 10:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Incident @ PHL 3/31?
Replies: 9
Views: 2082

RE: Incident @ PHL 3/31?

EMBQA, I was given an ultimatum: Either move to the East Coast, or take a furlough. So, here I am Wink We no longer serve ORD.

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by UAL Bagsmasher
Sat Apr 01, 2006 9:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Incident @ PHL 3/31?
Replies: 9
Views: 2082

RE: Incident @ PHL 3/31?

A PSA CRJ-200 declared an emergency this morning due to smoke in the cabin. The flightcrew used their 02 masks and brought the aircraft down safely. I talked with them for a few minutes afterward. The airport was shut while the drama was unfolding. They shut the aircraft down and evacuated on the ta...

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by UAL Bagsmasher
Sat Apr 01, 2006 9:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bombardier Regional Jets Subject Of Safety Warning
Replies: 11
Views: 4536

RE: Bombardier Regional Jets Subject Of Safety Warning

Are they talking about the AC Utility Bus contactors? I ran into a problem with one of those a while back where it was pretty much toast when I got to it.

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by UAL Bagsmasher
Thu Mar 30, 2006 11:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: RJ Landing Gear Not Retracted At DCA Today?
Replies: 26
Views: 5898

RE: RJ Landing Gear Not Retracted At DCA Today?

The BTMS may have been MEL'd, requiring the gear to be left down for a bit before retraction to ensure cool brakes.

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by UAL Bagsmasher
Sun Mar 26, 2006 8:14 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Idle Fuel Burn Rates
Replies: 11
Views: 24451

RE: Idle Fuel Burn Rates

cYEGsTankers, I am not familiar with the -8C1's, as my airline only flies the CRJ-200's. Sorry!

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by UAL Bagsmasher
Fri Mar 24, 2006 6:29 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Idle Fuel Burn Rates
Replies: 11
Views: 24451

RE: Idle Fuel Burn Rates

The GE CF34-3B1 used on the CRJ-200 burns around 400lb/hr/engine at idle.

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by UAL Bagsmasher
Mon Mar 20, 2006 10:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Wisconsin- Prior To UA Express
Replies: 33
Views: 6417

RE: Air Wisconsin- Prior To UA Express

Apodino, I hear you on the ramp side of things. Nothing like tearing out 3 or 4 feet of 10th stage duct because you decide to drive off with the airstart still connected. Or waiting 45 minutes for a push crew and a jetway driver so we can taxi to the hangar. Or watching them literally throw and drop...

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by UAL Bagsmasher
Mon Mar 13, 2006 11:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Wisconsin- Prior To UA Express
Replies: 33
Views: 6417

RE: Air Wisconsin- Prior To UA Express

Saab2000, how's the <acronym title="Mexicana Airlines (Mexico)">MX</acronym> side of things going in <acronym title="Philadelphia - International (PHL / KPHL), USA - Pennsylvania">PHL</acronym>? I hope you aren't seeing too many of the little red and white stickers in the front office. <img src...

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by UAL Bagsmasher
Mon Jan 30, 2006 9:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bon Jovi's 707 Off RWY In Hamilton
Replies: 127
Views: 27340

RE: Bon Jovi's 707 Off RWY In Hamilton

Here she is in <acronym title="Philadelphia - International (PHL / KPHL), USA - Pennsylvania">PHL</acronym> today:<br> <a href="http://i18.photobucket.com/albums/b140/aircraftdoctor/707/Picture044.jpg" target=_blank>http://i18.photobucket.com/albums/b1.../aircraftdoctor/707/Picture044.jpg</a> <a hre...

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by UAL Bagsmasher
Thu Jan 26, 2006 4:10 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: CRJ-200 Technical Help
Replies: 16
Views: 6550

RE: CRJ-200 Technical Help

Ballpeeen LOL Yeah...something about the static inverter roasting itself and the associated wiring. Haha, those guys just got back to town yesterday after 2 or 3 days on their road trip. At least someone is making <acronym title="Avant Airlines (Chile)">OT</acronym>. <img src="/discussions/grap...

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