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by stratclub
Wed Apr 17, 2019 7:29 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Presidential Tax Return legislation in Washington State
Replies: 78
Views: 3707

Presidential Tax Return legislation in Washington State

I'm really at a loss with this. Weaponing the IRS at a state level me thinks. Read the story below and post back with your opinion. Let's not turn this into a Trump bashing thread. https://www.theepochtimes.com/washington-senate-passes-bill-that-would-keep-trump-of-ballot-unless-he-releases-tax-retu...

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by stratclub
Tue Apr 16, 2019 8:01 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: 737 MAX MCAS Fix Is In
Replies: 48
Views: 4930

Re: 737 MAX MCAS Fix Is In

Maybe my title was not quite on the mark, but the fix as described does sound completely reasonable and possibly to a point where it can be implemented once Boeing releases the service bulletin, software and any mod parts that are required. I would assume that Mr. Browns conclusions are based on the...

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by stratclub
Tue Apr 16, 2019 4:36 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: 737 MAX MCAS Fix Is In
Replies: 48
Views: 4930

Re: 737 MAX MCAS Fix Is In

Zeke2517 wrote:
Usually when I hear that the “fix is in” it means something else...

No, it means that the fix has been defined by engineering and is ready to be proven as airworthy which in this case would be very straight forward.

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by stratclub
Tue Apr 16, 2019 4:22 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: 737 MAX MCAS Fix Is In
Replies: 48
Views: 4930

Re: 737 MAX MCAS Fix Is In

O.K. appears to be a credible source. An airlines pilot that currently is rated in B777 and did note some FAA and Boeing data in his presentation. His technical grasp of MCAS is top notch and if his info about the fix is correct, the fix engineering is done. At this point, what would be left is vali...

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by stratclub
Tue Apr 16, 2019 5:32 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: 737 MAX MCAS Fix Is In
Replies: 48
Views: 4930

737 MAX MCAS Fix Is In

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zGM0V7zEKEQ I'm posting a credible source that describes the 737 MAX MCAS fix. After validation testing is complete, the fix appears to be a software bump that should only take a few hours per aircraft to load the software and perform what ever functional tests are re...

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by stratclub
Mon Apr 15, 2019 3:15 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: US Attorney General: "spying did occur" in 2016 Election
Replies: 106
Views: 6169

Re: US Attorney General: "spying did occur" in 2016 Election

People have got this point really twisted. AG Barr ask Mueller if he wanted to review his Summary of findings, and Mueller declined. It has nothing to do with whether Mueller endorsed or didn't endorse AG Bar's summery because how can you endorse something you didn't even read? If you take all of th...

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by stratclub
Mon Apr 15, 2019 7:43 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: US Attorney General: "spying did occur" in 2016 Election
Replies: 106
Views: 6169

Re: US Attorney General: "spying did occur" in 2016 Election

Mueller declined to comment because he knew AG Bars Summary of findings was spot on and he didn't want to set himself up for the possibility of perjury if he got indited Did Mueller say that? Those exact words? Please quote them verbatim. Please and thank you. Ah, no. He didn't say anything which i...

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by stratclub
Mon Apr 15, 2019 7:24 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: US Attorney General: "spying did occur" in 2016 Election
Replies: 106
Views: 6169

Re: US Attorney General: "spying did occur" in 2016 Election

Mueller declined to comment because he knew AG Bars Summary of findings was spot on and he didn't want to set himself up for the possibility of perjury if he got indited during the SpyGate shit storm of indictments that he knew are coming. It certainly is in his best interest to keep his mouth shut ...

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by stratclub
Mon Apr 15, 2019 1:50 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: US Attorney General: "spying did occur" in 2016 Election
Replies: 106
Views: 6169

Re: US Attorney General: "spying did occur" in 2016 Election

Who's 'shocked' by ANYTHING Bill Barr says? When he said "Oh, Oh, pick me! Pick me, Mr. President! I sent a letter to the DOJ stating you can't prosecuted for obstruction of justice.." last year. He got the Job. He's doing what he said he would do. Now, who's surprised...the Op? That's no...

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by stratclub
Sun Apr 14, 2019 6:09 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Distinct noise inside 737 cabins
Replies: 30
Views: 6053

Re: Distinct noise inside 737 cabins

If the OP heard the sound at door one left, it could be the equipment cooling fans I suppose. A and B hydraulic pumps would not be running during boarding. They would be turned on just prior to push back.

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by stratclub
Sun Apr 14, 2019 5:56 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: US Attorney General: "spying did occur" in 2016 Election
Replies: 106
Views: 6169

Re: US Attorney General: "spying did occur" in 2016 Election

Well, Mr, Obama is no longer President, and he may have to testify before Congress about activities regarding another party during an election. Is there a legitimate legal mind or news source that's saying that or are you just making that up? We can start here https://youtu.be/qQHKmG_i9pY Great lin...

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by stratclub
Sat Apr 13, 2019 9:55 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: US Attorney General: "spying did occur" in 2016 Election
Replies: 106
Views: 6169

Re: US Attorney General: "spying did occur" in 2016 Election

Let's keep in mind that Mueller was tasked with finding if hacking occurred during the 2016 elections and who was involved. Barr is tasked with defending the current occupant of the White House. Wrong. AG Bar's job is to uphold the laws of our country, unlike AG Lynch that thought that helping HRC ...

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by stratclub
Sat Apr 13, 2019 10:01 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: US Attorney General: "spying did occur" in 2016 Election
Replies: 106
Views: 6169

Re: US Attorney General: "spying did occur" in 2016 Election

Let's keep in mind that Mueller was tasked with finding if hacking occurred during the 2016 elections and who was involved. Barr is tasked with defending the current occupant of the White House. Wrong. AG Bar's job is to uphold the laws of our country, unlike AG Lynch that thought that helping HRC ...

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by stratclub
Sat Apr 13, 2019 9:34 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Distinct noise inside 737 cabins
Replies: 30
Views: 6053

Re: Distinct noise inside 737 cabins

If that's the case, it could be the air conditioning packs you are hearing. Where exactly do you hear the sound? If you walk back in the aircraft and stop exactly were the sound is, where is that in relationship to the wings? A/C packs are located pretty much under the wing, while the hydraulic pump...

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by stratclub
Fri Apr 12, 2019 10:30 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Distinct noise inside 737 cabins
Replies: 30
Views: 6053

Re: Distinct noise inside 737 cabins

No, fuel pumps are pretty much silent from inside of the cabin. The sound you hear are electric hydraulic pumps and are turned on just before push back so that the aircraft has brakes.

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by stratclub
Fri Apr 12, 2019 5:42 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: US Attorney General: "spying did occur" in 2016 Election
Replies: 106
Views: 6169

Re: US Attorney General: "spying did occur" in 2016 Election

Shocking! Not. This whole thing stinks to high heaven and the outgoing admin has their sticky fingerprints all over it. They queen was going to save them. Oh what a tangled mess they made for themselves. Hillary gets elected none of this crap comes to light. Oops! This needs very careful and thorou...

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by stratclub
Fri Apr 12, 2019 8:19 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: US Attorney General: "spying did occur" in 2016 Election
Replies: 106
Views: 6169

Re: US Attorney General: "spying did occur" in 2016 Election

Some goof ball shit right there. Why would I care if the Orange One is Christian or cheated on his wife? If he can deliver on campaign promises without lying about the the job he is doing, I'm down with that. If he lies to me about the job he is doing, well it's definitely game on and time for the t...

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by stratclub
Fri Apr 12, 2019 7:52 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The correct Alice In Chains song
Replies: 11
Views: 1218

Re: The correct Alice In Chains song

No excuses, I think it is Dem Bones ;) This is also correct, as is Nutshell. I'll leave you all with this: https://youtu.be/xIPDVLMsaeE Horrific. Do you often leave your woman completely unfulfilled? Wish I had heard the complete song. Here ya go. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g_ihXlWKC7g If you ...

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by stratclub
Fri Apr 12, 2019 7:43 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The correct Alice In Chains song
Replies: 11
Views: 1218

Re: The correct Alice In Chains song

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xyqWrnSIZ2A

You are correct. Although AIC has other songs that are to close to call.
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DIRECTFLT wrote:
"Would" you believe, I'm going with the uncensored version of "Man In The Box," but that's "Your Decision" as to which version you accept.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xyqWrnSIZ2A

You are correct. Although AIC has other songs that are to close to call.

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by stratclub
Fri Apr 12, 2019 5:10 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: US Attorney General: "spying did occur" in 2016 Election
Replies: 106
Views: 6169

Re: US Attorney General: "spying did occur" in 2016 Election

I would like to respectfully add that the Russians are probably very pleased in how much this fiasco has destabilized our political process. From their perspective, I'm pretty sure it could not have worked out better if they had planned to set up what happened to us.

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by stratclub
Fri Apr 12, 2019 4:52 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: US Attorney General: "spying did occur" in 2016 Election
Replies: 106
Views: 6169

Re: US Attorney General: "spying did occur" in 2016 Election

Remember that the "Trumped up" Steele collusion dossier was bought and paid for by the DNC and HRC and used to obtain FISA warrants. Railroading DJC failed because he didn't do anything and even if they could have framed him with something, HRC lost the election which by default made the ...

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by stratclub
Thu Apr 11, 2019 5:24 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: US Attorney General: "spying did occur" in 2016 Election
Replies: 106
Views: 6169

Re: US Attorney General: "spying did occur" in 2016 Election

Perhaps you are correct. Any patriot would agree that if there were bona fide red flags that it would be in the nations best interests for them to be investigated. AG Barr’s statements allow for this possibility. However, there were ALOT or leaks to the press about many details by some in Obama’s n...

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by stratclub
Thu Apr 11, 2019 9:05 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: US Attorney General: "spying did occur" in 2016 Election
Replies: 106
Views: 6169

Re: US Attorney General: "spying did occur" in 2016 Election

Remember that the "Trumped up" Steele collusion dossier was bought and paid for by the DNC and HRC and used to obtain FISA warrants. Railroading DJC failed because he didn't do anything and even if they could have framed him with something, HRC lost the election which by default made the p...

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by stratclub
Wed Apr 10, 2019 6:21 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: The Electric Beaver
Replies: 17
Views: 1913

Re: The Electric Beaver

Completely ridiculous. How much of the Beaver's payload is used up carrying batteries? How is producing electricity with fossil fuels at a power plant with the inefficiencies of energy conversion, transmission, storage (batteries) and additional infrastructure more efficient or less polluting than a...

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by stratclub
Thu Apr 04, 2019 5:58 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Middle school teacher fired over topless photo
Replies: 33
Views: 2647

Re: Middle school teacher fired over topless photo

What an imbecile. NEVER post pictures you would not want everyone in society to see. If shit goes wrong, those pictures are out there forever. She should be fined $3M for being so unbelievably stupid.

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by stratclub
Tue Apr 02, 2019 5:57 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Pro golfers say trump cheats at golf.
Replies: 69
Views: 4416

Re: Pro golfers say trump cheats at golf.

traitor :checkmark: hands dowm a rapist, :checkmark: ex-wife Ivana says so a pedophile :checkmark: Odds are ... a Russian agent :checkmark: An Russian Assest for sure, Mueller Report still sealed. Putin’s cock holster, :checkmark: No question about that one! a racist, :checkmark: Owns that one bein...

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by stratclub
Tue Apr 02, 2019 3:05 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Pro golfers say trump cheats at golf.
Replies: 69
Views: 4416

Re: Pro golfers say trump cheats at golf.

Lol, someone's a bit triggered. I guess a.net isn't your safespace... :rotfl: Not triggered at all. Very amused actually. To see the left reduced to this kind of drivel as a hit piece is quite pleasurable. It’s a long fall from treason to too many mulligans. And it took less than two weeks! Lol Mik...

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by stratclub
Mon Apr 01, 2019 2:53 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Pro golfers say trump cheats at golf.
Replies: 69
Views: 4416

Re: Pro golfers say trump cheats at golf.

That Pres. Trump cheats extensively at golf is just one more example of his disgusting lack of character that he has had all of his life and continues to show as President. Seriously, people need to stop bashing our President. For the first time in decades if not centuries we have a President that ...

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by stratclub
Mon Apr 01, 2019 1:55 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Electric nose wheels
Replies: 49
Views: 2876

Re: Electric nose wheels

Here some informations about the Electric Taxiing project developped by Safran (the objective is an EiS by 2022). https://www.safran-landing-systems.com/sites/nmbd/files/electric_taxiing_by_safran_presentation_1.pdf Electrical motors are constantly improved and the mass/power ratio is more competit...

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by stratclub
Mon Apr 01, 2019 5:53 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Pro golfers say trump cheats at golf.
Replies: 69
Views: 4416

Re: Pro golfers say trump cheats at golf.

Since the Democrats tried to set him up for collusion with the Russians and their plan backfired there are people helplessly hoping hope against hope that the Mueller investigation and report are a cover up and a vigorous Democrat investigation needs to be done.Better notify Adam Shiff for Brains ab...

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by stratclub
Sun Mar 31, 2019 7:13 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Jussie Smolette walks
Replies: 87
Views: 3970

Re: Jussie Smolette walks

Smollett is now saying that it was the two Nigerian brothers who assaulted him and that he is the true victim. So at a minimum we know that Smollet lied when he accused two white people of beating him up. That’s a pretty big deal, if you ask me. There you are! Did you see the "not exonerated&q...

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by stratclub
Sun Mar 31, 2019 7:04 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: When the automatic stabilizer had to be turned off, do pilots get the pitch back to normal fast enough?
Replies: 22
Views: 2484

Re: When the automatic stabilizer had to be turned off, do pilots get the pitch back to normal fast enough?

The 2 positions on the stab trim cut off switches are normal and cutoff IIRC. The Cutoff position cuts off the power to the 2 electric trim motors that are part of the jacks crew assembly. The manual trim wheels are connected by control cables to the jackscrew and do exactly the same thing that the ...

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by stratclub
Sat Mar 30, 2019 9:32 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Electric nose wheels
Replies: 49
Views: 2876

Re: Electric nose wheels

EDIT TO ABOVE POST. "Mounting the motors on the mains would be better for W&B and allow for a short wire run more room on the main gear than on the nose gear for routing the power feeders to high amperage controllers in left and right power panels in the Aft electronic equipment center aft...

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by stratclub
Sat Mar 30, 2019 8:56 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Electric nose wheels
Replies: 49
Views: 2876

Re: Electric nose wheels

The 787 might be viable. 2 450 KVA generators on the APU could probable produce enough power to do it and still run some ECS, lighting and some system required for taxiing. Having electric brakes, the 787 would only need 1 hydraulic pump for Nose Gear Steering. NGS could be inhibited during taxi wit...

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by stratclub
Fri Mar 29, 2019 1:06 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Post-snowdrift car disorder
Replies: 38
Views: 2031

Re: Post-snowdrift car disorder

I would recommend an inspection of your car by a qualified mechanic. That is happening as I type this. :worried: No reason to be sad. That's what you should have done right after the accident. If something got damaged enough were it was just holding on, that part could have failed at an unexpected ...

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by stratclub
Fri Mar 29, 2019 11:48 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: MAX certification: new systemic issues identified
Replies: 109
Views: 11093

Re: MAX certification: new systemic issues identified

You have to make the connection ( and have speed low enough to .. ) With zero knowledge about MCAS this is not a shallow solution. Could you explain your reply? If you don't know anything about MCAS why did you respond? What do you mean by shallow solution??? The solution I eluded to is probably ex...

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by stratclub
Fri Mar 29, 2019 11:40 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: MAX nacelle, AOA, center of lift, and C/G
Replies: 193
Views: 14207

Re: MAX nacelle, AOA, center of lift, and C/G

Stuff Happens! Nobody saw it coming, Boeing is fixing it! Give it a break 11 Again Boeing has been shown to produce major but shallow ( as in 10% more deep thinking before cutting first metal ) design errors. and you talk about "things happen" and "nobody saw it coming" ? Isn't ...

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by stratclub
Fri Mar 29, 2019 11:37 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: MAX nacelle, AOA, center of lift, and C/G
Replies: 193
Views: 14207

Re: MAX nacelle, AOA, center of lift, and C/G

Agreed, but the aerodynamics of movement of lift above the critical AOA apply to both rotors and wings. Above the critical AOA, perhaps the C/L behaves exactly the same in the MAX as in the NG... but I don't think so. I think there's a more sudden and stronger onset of coffin corner that MCAS doesn...

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by stratclub
Fri Mar 29, 2019 10:44 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: If the bully gets close, I will punch the bully
Replies: 21
Views: 1925

Re: If the bully gets close, I will punch the bully

Because trump has small hands (alleged) being punch in the mouth by him would be like being punched by a woman that really knows how to throw a punch, very painful. Don't ask me how I know this It wasn't from being punch by the Orange One...............

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by stratclub
Fri Mar 29, 2019 10:32 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: MAX certification: new systemic issues identified
Replies: 109
Views: 11093

Re: MAX certification: new systemic issues identified

Something I was curious about is that I thought read that MCAS only becomes operational at flaps full up. So if the MCAS autotrim issue didn't become obvious until flaps Zero, wouldn't have been prudent to return to flaps one airspeed permitting? I could see after the single AOA input issues is red...

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by stratclub
Fri Mar 29, 2019 9:05 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Why are the split winglets on the 737 MAX not scimitars?
Replies: 3
Views: 1392

Re: Why are the split winglets on the 737 MAX not scimitars?

http://www.boeing.com/commercial/737max ... #/overview

The max wingtip is called the AT winglet. Vid in the wind tunnel.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vD828p9Nt0U
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You have to scroll up some, IDKW.
http://www.boeing.com/commercial/737max ... #/overview

The max wingtip is called the AT winglet. Vid in the wind tunnel.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vD828p9Nt0U

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by stratclub
Fri Mar 29, 2019 8:44 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Electric nose wheels
Replies: 49
Views: 2876

Re: Electric nose wheels

Facinating. Do they have a working prototype yet? The 2017 Paris Airshow film did not show a working model of the system. It looked like in the non CG footage with a real aircraft, the aircraft may have been on downhill ramp and most of the acceleration was because of that. When the aircraft turned ...

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by stratclub
Thu Mar 28, 2019 10:01 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Clean sheet designs versus major upgrades of existing designs
Replies: 10
Views: 1573

Re: Clean sheet designs versus major upgrades of existing designs

I would add that there is a difference between "evolving" a type originally designed for modern operations, e.g. jetbridges and large engines, vs a type originally designed for small engines and no jetbridges. Furthermore, an FBW design is immensely easier to "evolve" since the ...

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by stratclub
Thu Mar 28, 2019 9:26 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Electric nose wheels
Replies: 49
Views: 2876

Re: Electric nose wheels

I think that it's a lot like other industries where people try to apply techologies that are suposes to make for a greener planet and in their zeal to bring their ideas forward, they ignore the downsides of their brand spanking new save the planet idea. A good example of this mindset is the ideas of...

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by stratclub
Thu Mar 28, 2019 8:40 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: MAX certification: new systemic issues identified
Replies: 109
Views: 11093

Re: MAX certification: new systemic issues identified

Something I was curious about is that I thought read that MCAS only becomes operational at flaps full up. So if the MCAS autotrim issue didn't become obvious until flaps Zero, wouldn't have been prudent to return to flaps one airspeed permitting? I could see after the single AOA input issues is rede...

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by stratclub
Mon Mar 25, 2019 5:39 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mueller's Investigation/Report Complete!
Replies: 803
Views: 38281

Re: Mueller's Investigation/Report Complete!

He was colluding and obstructing in plain sight. We didn’t need a “dossier” to see that. Did a pitchfork and a torch come with that talking point, or is that extra?? Um, wrong "side," the pitchforks and torches are very plainly being held by the Trumpist mob on here. This thread will not ...

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by stratclub
Mon Mar 25, 2019 9:30 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: America's Favorite Word: Socialism
Replies: 45
Views: 2222

Re: America's Favorite Word: Socialism

Ask some of these people that are shouting Socialism at the top of their lungs what Socialism is and usually they will have no clue. Same way with impeach Trump ralies. If asked why Trump should be impeached, all they can come up is name calling nonesense. It's all about the "Actual Facts Don't...

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by stratclub
Mon Mar 25, 2019 7:47 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The incorrect use of a cruise ship
Replies: 49
Views: 4483

Re: The incorrect use of a cruise ship

petertenthije wrote:
This is the only incorrect way to use a cruise ship.

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Inciteful post, but there is an even more incorrect way to use a cruise ship. That is building them in the first place.

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by stratclub
Mon Mar 25, 2019 7:39 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mueller's Investigation/Report Complete!
Replies: 803
Views: 38281

Re: Mueller's Investigation/Report Complete!

You've only got anger, bargaining, depression and acceptance to go now To be fair, change that to 'self delusion and worship of Baal' and you've got rabid POTUS supporters to a T. At least from the perspective of any rational independent voter, my primary social circle. So The Clinton's acts of tre...

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