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by Apprentice
Mon May 21, 2018 2:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Update on CU972 crashed near HAV: Aircraft probably wrongly loaded
Replies: 470
Views: 85870

Re: CU972 operated by Global Air down near HAV

Malev, I’m not saying B737-200 is unsafe point. My arguments were explained very clear by You: “It is simply not economical to do so anymore, there are more efficient aircraft. That's all” I may made question another way: Does any Regular, 80 yrs experience company, still fly B737-200 on regular lin...

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by Apprentice
Mon May 21, 2018 2:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Update on CU972 crashed near HAV: Aircraft probably wrongly loaded
Replies: 470
Views: 85870

Re: CU972 operated by Global Air down near HAV

IADCA, hello., it’s difficult to play God in aviation accidents, I will now remenber when conclusion about ATR accident were know, my reaction was: “but how, this is a know condition, including all history about accident in US and investigation, including a Lookheed C-130 spraying water to ATR for t...

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by Apprentice
Sun May 20, 2018 1:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Update on CU972 crashed near HAV: Aircraft probably wrongly loaded
Replies: 470
Views: 85870

Re: CU972 operated by Global Air down near HAV

Are we still blaming the 737-200? Still a perfectly able aircraft if maintained/piloted properly. This was either a maintenance issue or pilot error, will bet good money on either of the two. And that is the problem, where to give Mx’s Checks to B737_200. Any help naming any air company, from first...

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by Apprentice
Sun May 20, 2018 4:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Update on CU972 crashed near HAV: Aircraft probably wrongly loaded
Replies: 470
Views: 85870

Re: CU972 operated by Global Air down near HAV

Gonzalo, If You read what CuBANA was flying on 50, when it even mada a MEX-HAV-MAD flight, You will understand my point. I will not discuss about comparission to some african countries. New Russian (or New Ukranian) a/c use to be grounded since production is not well organized, there is a great lack...

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by Apprentice
Sun May 20, 2018 3:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Update on CU972 crashed near HAV: Aircraft probably wrongly loaded
Replies: 470
Views: 85870

Re: CU972 operated by Global Air down near HAV

Hi: (Airline was not allowed to fly in Chile...). This is what I refer before. It is an almost unknow company. Normal bussinnes men will not lease a plane from them. CUBANA, with very few options, had to go for them.. Gonzalo, that CUBANA should be flying modern planes, should no embargo AND NO COMM...

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by Apprentice
Sat May 19, 2018 10:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Update on CU972 crashed near HAV: Aircraft probably wrongly loaded
Replies: 470
Views: 85870

Re: CU972 operated by Global Air down near HAV

How likely is it that the public will ever know the actual cause of this crash? Who would have the authority to conduct a real investigation on Cuban soil? The Cuban government is obviously going to propagate the premise that the crash was a result of the embargo. Hi Saltee, Is that a Preconceived ...

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by Apprentice
Sat May 19, 2018 6:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Update on CU972 crashed near HAV: Aircraft probably wrongly loaded
Replies: 470
Views: 85870

Re: CU972 operated by Global Air down near HAV

Hi Malev134: I prefer as an aswer to get a web site with exact ones, since people... Malev, B737-200 is banned by EASA from pax flights to europe, Since You should be Hungarian, this is a tip, at the begining operators received a strong fine, now I dont know.... Tu-134/ TU-154 B2, are on the same li...

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by Apprentice
Sat May 19, 2018 6:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Update on CU972 crashed near HAV: Aircraft probably wrongly loaded
Replies: 470
Views: 85870

Re: CU972 operated by Global Air down near HAV

Hi: I do have two question, is there a web site or similar where I can get answers: 1. In how many countries, by Conti;ent, Europe, America, Austalia,Aviation Authorities will allow an aviation company to lease a B-737-200 on May 19, 2018? 2. How many companies today, with Oil near $80.00/barrel, us...

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by Apprentice
Sat May 19, 2018 5:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Update on CU972 crashed near HAV: Aircraft probably wrongly loaded
Replies: 470
Views: 85870

Re: CU972 operated by Global Air down near HAV

Wcjcandee: CUBANA started operations on 1929. In normal conditions, a so experienced company, flying mainly from La Havana to several cities in Nort America, pleasure flights, with the pax every company dream about. Would be flying it’s own metals, quite new and with top of the line personnel. Shoul...

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by Apprentice
Sat May 19, 2018 5:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Update on CU972 crashed near HAV: Aircraft probably wrongly loaded
Replies: 470
Views: 85870

Re: CU972 operated by Global Air down near HAV

Once again, guys who are already blaming maintenance and saying that the embargo should be lifted on humanitarian grounds should just chill. This was a Mexican aircraft wet-leased to Cubana. Although when Cubana DRY-leased an aircraft, it had difficulty obtaining parts, a WET-leasing carrier (which...

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by Apprentice
Sat May 19, 2018 3:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Update on CU972 crashed near HAV: Aircraft probably wrongly loaded
Replies: 470
Views: 85870

Re: CU972 operated by Global Air down near HAV

Hi Wjcandee: No I did not work for AOM, I was managed and pay by CUBANA. Plane was not wet leased, since all personnel was from Cubana. They only were certificated by DGAC-F standarts.. As long I I understood, embargo is in force. Legally, it is not deactivated. May be to call GE or ILFC and ask for...

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by Apprentice
Sat May 19, 2018 1:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Update on CU972 crashed near HAV: Aircraft probably wrongly loaded
Replies: 470
Views: 85870

Re: 737 down near HAV

Thats what Cubana operates, what they charter is different....thats just how its posting....sorry to annoy you so much Hi: CUBANA operated a 3-x strong fleet of DC-10-30, KSSU’s standard, from 1993 to 2002. Planes were leased to AOM French Airlines.. Technical/Commercial Crew & Mx were listed i...

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by Apprentice
Wed May 16, 2018 5:21 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Red square on top of CRJ-200 fusulage
Replies: 8
Views: 2820

Re: Red square on top of CRJ-200 fusulage

I believe in the event of an emergency, if rescue crew outside need to cut their way into the plane, that marks a spot where they can safely cut into the plane. Hi, You are Right. In this part of the fuselage, no structure’s reinforcement element should be found, in a way, cuting through it will be...

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by Apprentice
Wed May 16, 2018 5:09 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Ramp Maintenance
Replies: 10
Views: 1416

Re: Ramp Maintenance

Honest question from someone with absolutely zero knowledge in the field... Why would SFO object to maintenance in a location UA approved of? Did SFO and UA really have that different level of risk assessments? Was there another reason besides risk to aircraft and personnel?[/quote] Hi: In dependenc...

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by Apprentice
Wed May 16, 2018 3:34 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: a330 swishing/hissing noise during taxi
Replies: 15
Views: 3806

Re: a330 swishing/hissing noise during taxi

Hi:
And “Green”, “Blue” “Yellow” denominations, when refered to hydraulic systems, are used nowadays by Airbus. Boeing uses Left, Center, Right.
In the old days, Caravelle..... but this is another history.

Rgds

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by Apprentice
Wed May 16, 2018 3:20 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: a330 swishing/hissing noise during taxi
Replies: 15
Views: 3806

Re: a330 swishing/hissing noise during taxi

Hi:
PTU, If a Boeing terminology, it is?
On Airbus System Manual they are called Electric Pumps.

(By the way, previously posted schematic, from Airbus website, had nothing to do with a 2 Engine,s Dc-10)

Rgds

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by Apprentice
Wed May 16, 2018 6:41 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: a330 swishing/hissing noise during taxi
Replies: 15
Views: 3806

Re: a330 swishing/hissing noise during taxi

That sounds like you are talking about a PTU, which doesn't exist on other Airbus models than A320 family. So it can't be the reason on the A330 discussed here. Gruß, masi1157[/quote] From a “2 ‘Engine Dc-10 Schematic.......” https://www.google.com/imgres?imgurl=http%3A%2F%2Fmobile.airlinetechs.com%...

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by Apprentice
Tue May 15, 2018 11:31 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Engine Fan Blade Rub
Replies: 26
Views: 5252

Re: Engine Fan Blade Rub

Hi:
Unable to open FlightGlobal pdf archives. Any hel0?

Rgd

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by Apprentice
Tue May 15, 2018 11:30 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Engine Fan Blade Rub
Replies: 26
Views: 5252

Re: Engine Fan Blade Rub

Hi: TurboJet707 wrote: This was actually a big problem with the early PW JT9D engines on the 747-100 and it caused many delays in delivery of the 747. At some point, resulted in thirty aircraft being parked outside the Everett factory with concrete blocks hanging from the pylons, awaiting redesigned...

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by Apprentice
Tue May 15, 2018 11:09 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Ramp Maintenance
Replies: 10
Views: 1416

Re: Ramp Maintenance

Hi: A/c received Line Maintenance and Heavy Maintenance. Heavy Maintenance is performed inside Hangasr and take more much time. Line Maintenance in dependence of selected program, may include: -post flight (plane just arrived) -pre-flight, before departure -weekly check, more complete check, - troub...

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by Apprentice
Tue May 15, 2018 9:39 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: a330 swishing/hissing noise during taxi
Replies: 15
Views: 3806

Re: a330 swishing/hissing noise during taxi

Hi: Out of memory, No schematics with me. Some Airbus models have only two hydraulic system powered by Engine Hydraulic Pumps, that will provide pressure as soon as engine rpm are good. Or by specially dedicated electrically pumps, added for ground operations and or emergency (for instance, one engi...

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by Apprentice
Tue May 15, 2018 9:17 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Is there a minimum "rest" time for an aircraft?
Replies: 55
Views: 7258

Re: Is there a minimum "rest" time for an aircraft?

Hi: As previously noted, limited facors: -brake temp. When brakes’ temp is high, brakes lost their capacity to disipate aircraft energy during taxi and /or on rejected T.O., specially on carbon fiber brakes. And that is a no-no. Brake temp before TO, is a limiting factor. Carbon brakes may be cold d...

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by Apprentice
Tue May 15, 2018 8:56 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Engine Fan Blade Rub
Replies: 26
Views: 5252

Re: Engine Fan Blade Rub

Hi: blade rubbing is the result of desire to restrict engines inneficiency. Should clarence is large enough, air, from high pressure blade side will move foward, to low press side trhough blade tips in a similar way it happen in a wing. (That is one reason of why wing tips are for). On some engines,...

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by Apprentice
Thu Apr 12, 2018 3:03 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: DC-10/MD-11 Main Gear Extension
Replies: 5
Views: 1360

Re: DC-10/MD-11 Main Gear Extension

Has to do with different areas on cylinder for retract and for extension on both sides.

Rgds

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by Apprentice
Thu Apr 12, 2018 5:29 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Mc Donald’s Douglas Magazine
Replies: 8
Views: 1337

Re: Mc Donald’s Douglas Magazine

ojjunior wrote:
Man... LOL indefinitely for this topic title...

Any one? I can’t find MAGAZINE’s Website

Rgds

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by Apprentice
Mon Apr 09, 2018 12:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What about a reengined Caravelle
Replies: 79
Views: 9152

Re: What about a reengined Caravelle

How about a... please stop making these posts. Hi, for those who do not like them, there is a simple exit: DO NOT READ THEM. Airlinesr.net is a free post, Then, back on course, and out of curiosity, any idea of how much will have a plane to be sell after refurbishing and reengining. (Forget the too...

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by Apprentice
Sat Apr 07, 2018 5:16 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Mc Donald’s Douglas Magazine
Replies: 8
Views: 1337

Re: Mc Donald’s Douglas Magazine

113312, hi: when Google it, traying to find any website, I did not find.
Any help?

Rgds

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by Apprentice
Sat Apr 07, 2018 3:45 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Mc Donald’s Douglas Magazine
Replies: 8
Views: 1337

Re: Mc Donald’s Douglas Magazine

Thanks!!
Slds/

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by Apprentice
Sat Apr 07, 2018 2:15 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Mc Donald’s Douglas Magazine
Replies: 8
Views: 1337

Re: Mc Donald’s Douglas Magazine

BO, yes, sorry for my level of english.
DC-10-30-F, it is clear?

Thanks

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by Apprentice
Sat Apr 07, 2018 12:48 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Mc Donald’s Douglas Magazine
Replies: 8
Views: 1337

Mc Donald’s Douglas Magazine

Hi: Back to the begining, I’m, sometime involved with DC-10F maintenance. Airplane is older and the problems are the same. I do have, of course, many complaint about Pneumatic Systems and CF6-50’reverser. Working on it, I remenber a Magasine’s Article with a wonderfull explanation of particularities...

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by Apprentice
Fri Mar 30, 2018 3:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cubana Fleet - News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 235
Views: 75782

Re: Cubana and their Il-96´s

I will raise this post to see if anyone has any knowledge of the Cubana fleet. The Il-96 has still not been seen in the air since May 15. I also see that their Tu-204 has not flown since May 14! When searching the net I can not find any news, but I wonder if they may have grounded the Ilyushin and ...

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by Apprentice
Tue Mar 27, 2018 4:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: XTRA Airways put up for sale, most of fleet sold to Swift
Replies: 34
Views: 7864

Re: XTRA Airways put up for sale, most of fleet sold to Swift

Hi: Rumor goes, for several days now that another company will buy the permit and start charter flights to Europe on A330-neo

rgds

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by Apprentice
Wed Feb 28, 2018 4:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Wizz Air had 3 incidents of unreliable airspeed yesterday 2/26
Replies: 18
Views: 5208

Re: Wizz Air had 3 incidents of unreliable airspeed yesterday 2/26

canadian North, Hi:
In any case, If You find one, don’t way for better conditions or better, or to make happy any pilot.
The Airman, Pilot, Mechanic.., whoever, who find a discrepancy, MUST comply it inmediately!

Brgd

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by Apprentice
Mon Feb 26, 2018 6:58 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Possibility of the 797 having a T-Tail?
Replies: 62
Views: 8284

Re: Possibility of the 797 having a T-Tail?

2. Placing Eng on the Tail, in the case of a T- plane, it’s not a +, it’s a ——.
It add several structural desventages:
a) Wing Heavier
b) Tail Heavier
c) Engines’ fuel feed system, also heaviy and more complicate.

Rgds

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by Apprentice
Mon Feb 26, 2018 6:38 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: ETOPS and Tri-Jets
Replies: 29
Views: 4002

Re: ETOPS and Tri-Jets

Hi: ETOPS, as I believe, it’s not only about Engine’s Out performance. There are others restrictions like Cargo Cmptmt Fire Supression.
Are planes tested and certificated by thar rules actually?

Rgds

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by Apprentice
Mon Feb 19, 2018 9:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United 1175 - Engine Cowling Fails
Replies: 110
Views: 30468

Re: United 1175 - Engine Cowling Fails

Hello. Sorry for my english in the above post. After 4 night’shifts, trying to recover my concentration.

Again sorry

Rgds

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by Apprentice
Mon Feb 19, 2018 9:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United 1175 - Engine Cowling Fails
Replies: 110
Views: 30468

Re: United 1175 - Engine Cowling Fails

At least they make pylons better than they make cowlings. Hi: Waiting an Inform detailing accident initial cause, but as it was pointed several times, nowadays cowlings need attention during mechani’s and pilot’ walk around. My bet is a latch or several no closed properly, the rest - normal engine ...

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by Apprentice
Thu Feb 15, 2018 5:46 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Possibility of the 797 having a T-Tail?
Replies: 62
Views: 8284

Re: Possibility of the 797 having a T-Tail?

Florianapolis, hello: "- Smaller wing for the same performance (no engines messing up your aero)" when engines are hanging from the wing, structure is much lighter

rgds/

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by Apprentice
Thu Feb 15, 2018 5:32 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Possibility of the 797 having a T-Tail?
Replies: 62
Views: 8284

Re: Possibility of the 797 having a T-Tail?

Stationblue, hello:
"Caravelle didn't have a T-tail. It had a cruciform tail. The stab was about half way up the fin"
Yes, they preferred to multiply Forces and momentum by L/2 instead of L.

Rgds

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by Apprentice
Thu Feb 15, 2018 3:36 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Possibility of the 797 having a T-Tail?
Replies: 62
Views: 8284

Re: Possibility of the 797 having a T-Tail?

Hello: T-Tail a/c were not made first by Boeing. First commercial a/c with engines on Tail and T-tail was Caravelle. And they applied for a patent, so, anyone who followed them, fisrt had to pay the french..
Rgds

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by Apprentice
Thu Feb 15, 2018 3:07 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Possibility of the 797 having a T-Tail?
Replies: 62
Views: 8284

Re: Possibility of the 797 having a T-Tail

Correct me if I'm wrong, but I believe the main reason T-Tail aircraft aren't designed more often is simply because of the added weight needed for structural purposes. I would love to see another modern T-Tail though. That'd be gorgeous! Hello: You are correct in both the spirit and the letter. Pla...

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by Apprentice
Tue Feb 13, 2018 3:38 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: 777X. Will it fall if the wing folds?
Replies: 87
Views: 10384

Re: 777X. Will it fall if the wing folds?

Hi: About: “You fly around without the wingtip on the 744.”. Main function for wingtips on any a/c is to diminished parasite drag, the drag caused because part of the air tend to exhaust the wing PERPENDICULAR to medium aerodynamic chord, instead of LONGITUDINAL. Tips, acting similar to a fence, wil...

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by Apprentice
Mon Feb 12, 2018 4:20 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: 777X. Will it fall if the wing folds?
Replies: 87
Views: 10384

Re: 777X. Will it fall if the wing folds?

BREECH, Good Morning. I was one who talk about Wing Load, but I suppose You are not referring to me, since I'm not a "Wise Man", just a Mechanic. In any case, there is not much about to argue. Wing Load is Just Aircraft T.O Weight divided by Wing Area (must of the cases, without considerin...

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by Apprentice
Mon Feb 12, 2018 7:10 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Are powerbacks still done at any US airports?
Replies: 21
Views: 4896

Re: Are powerbacks still done at any US airports?

I know that while it is very rare for any airline to powerback anywhere these days, but it is my understanding that the practice faded not due to safety reasons, but fuel costs. That said, this was some time ago, and it's been a good decade since those days, so has the practice returned occasionall...

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by Apprentice
Sun Feb 11, 2018 3:35 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: 777X. Will it fall if the wing folds?
Replies: 87
Views: 10384

Re: 777X. Will it fall if the wing folds?

“MMEL/DDG/CDL are still a while out. You'll have to hang tight for another year or so, not to mention it's all still under proprietary development :?[/quote]

Hi, thanks for info
Rgds

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by Apprentice
Sat Feb 10, 2018 7:37 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Preferred Engine
Replies: 5
Views: 1168

Re: Preferred Engine

IFixPlanes wrote:
PW on position 2?
You possibly have never worked on a PW1100G! :shakehead:

You are right. I had never working suc “pretty”

Rgds

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by Apprentice
Fri Feb 09, 2018 2:53 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: 777X. Will it fall if the wing folds?
Replies: 87
Views: 10384

Re: 777X. Will it fall if the wing folds?

Good Morning: MMEL is not yet posted on FAA web, of course.
Any one have a draft of this MEL/ CDL, including (O) & (M)??

Rgds

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by Apprentice
Thu Feb 08, 2018 5:15 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: 777X. Will it fall if the wing folds?
Replies: 87
Views: 10384

Re: 777X. Will it fall if the wing folds?

Your role is still as a mechanic, not a professional or “real” engineer. It is not useful to label military pilots as being “real” pilots, you are simply inferring that civil pilots are somehow not “real”.[/quote] Zeke, hello: I will not go onto this red cloth. I already explained what I mean, a mil...

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by Apprentice
Thu Feb 08, 2018 2:12 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: 777X. Will it fall if the wing folds?
Replies: 87
Views: 10384

Re: 777X. Will it fall if the wing folds?

Hi: And last but...

Differences between F-4 Folded wings area multiplied by distance from Folded Wing’s “Sustantation Center” to Longitudinal Axe, compared with B777 similar dimensions, will be .......
Rgds

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by Apprentice
Thu Feb 08, 2018 1:52 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: 777X. Will it fall if the wing folds?
Replies: 87
Views: 10384

Re: 777X. Will it fall if the wing folds?

I believe the USN launched an F4 during the Vietnam war with both wings folded. They were screaming for the guy to punch but he said, hey this isn't so bad, and actually got back onboard the ship. http://www.f4phantom.com/drupal/content/f-4-flying-wings-folded Hi: This is a fact, but differs a litt...

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