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by elaw
Sat Dec 08, 2018 3:09 pm
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum
Topic: Braking news from California
Replies: 10
Views: 107

Re: Braking news from California

Sssh... let's see how long we can keep it a secret. ;)
by elaw
Thu Dec 06, 2018 8:48 pm
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum
Topic: Braking news from California
Replies: 10
Views: 107

Re: Braking news from California

And California, for that matter. 8-)
by elaw
Thu Nov 29, 2018 8:30 pm
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum
Topic: Lion Air Flight 610
Replies: 51
Views: 1036

Re: Lion Air Flight 610

Good news: the matter has been settled!

According to a well-known aviation typist, it's all Boeing's fault: https://www.cnn.com/2018/11/28/opinions ... index.html

:roll:
by elaw
Tue Nov 27, 2018 1:47 am
Forum: Off Topic Forum
Topic: When geeks and aircraft collide
Replies: 2
Views: 67

When geeks and aircraft collide

by elaw
Sat Nov 24, 2018 1:52 am
Forum: Aviation Discussion Forum
Topic: Forever with electric dreams..
Replies: 1
Views: 69

Re: Forever with electric dreams..

Hmm... sounds like what they've done is create a flying electrostatic precipitator.
by elaw
Mon Nov 19, 2018 6:55 pm
Forum: Off Topic Forum
Topic: FAO Per: The sinking of the SS Faro
Replies: 10
Views: 190

Re: FAO Per: The sinking of the SS Faro

Surprised that no-one has picked up on the frigate that presently hughs the cliffs on the west coast of Norway. Google KNM Helge Ingstad. A 400.00.000 GBP war machine sunk due deep and profound incompetence on so many levels that it's hard to believe. I've been laughing for days. At least they all ...
by elaw
Mon Nov 19, 2018 5:10 pm
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum
Topic: Attention! airdisaster.info - an update
Replies: 23
Views: 5108

Re: Attention! airdisaster.info - an update

Server got hit by a meteor?
by elaw
Sat Nov 17, 2018 5:33 pm
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum
Topic: Latest From Aviation Typists
Replies: 12
Views: 259

Re: Latest From Aviation Typists

I presume he will now be replaced by Sam Weigel who is way younger and will work for lower pay.
Fixed. :mrgreen:
by elaw
Fri Nov 16, 2018 6:45 pm
Forum: Aviation Discussion Forum
Topic: Funny moments in aviation-related journalism
Replies: 1
Views: 75

Funny moments in aviation-related journalism

https://www.boston.com/culture/travel/2018/11/16/logan-airport-best-in-country The URL reads "Logan airport best in country" The headline says "ranked... as one of the top 10". The article text says my friendly local airport is ranked exactly #10... out of 20 . Wow, I'm so impressed. :roll:
by elaw
Fri Nov 09, 2018 3:17 pm
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum
Topic: Skylease 747F Landing Overrun Halifax
Replies: 12
Views: 265

Re: Skylease 747F Landing Overrun Halifax

Maybe they should have been called "Skyleast"? :lol:
by elaw
Tue Nov 06, 2018 6:44 pm
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum
Topic: Lion Air Flight 610
Replies: 51
Views: 1036

Re: Lion Air Flight 610

Never mind the oft-cited scenario of CFIT due to pilot(s) being distracted trying to figure out why a "gear down" lamp is failing to light. In this case of course it would be because most 172s don't have retractable landing gear. :lol:
by elaw
Tue Nov 06, 2018 1:07 pm
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum
Topic: Lion Air Flight 610
Replies: 51
Views: 1036

Re: Lion Air Flight 610

Pray tell, how would you crash a Cessna 172 then? There are many. Here is a sampling: -Power-off, unplanned landing- likely "less than good" by "insider definitions". -Stupid IMC encounter (possibly . -Getting run over by Flyboy. -Spin out of a base-to-final turn (as punishment for all of my braggi...
by elaw
Tue Oct 23, 2018 9:10 pm
Forum: Airline Pilot Q&A
Topic: Rudder use
Replies: 7
Views: 259

Re: Rudder use

(Envisions planes with placards on the instrument panel stating "Only left rudder permitted" and "Only right rudder permitted")

:mrgreen: :mrgreen:
by elaw
Tue Oct 23, 2018 9:09 pm
Forum: Airline Pilot Q&A
Topic: Rudder use
Replies: 7
Views: 259

Re: Rudder use

IMHO people are taking this rudder-reversal business a little too seriously, and/or are not understanding the subtleties of the concept. I'm pretty sure on most airplanes, if the rudder is pushed to one side, you are not forbidden to push it in the other direction from that time until the plane reac...
by elaw
Sat Oct 13, 2018 7:26 pm
Forum: Aviation Discussion Forum
Topic: Good For Delta - Crackdown on Comfort Animals
Replies: 28
Views: 1861

Re: Good For Delta - Crackdown on Comfort Animals

Is her attorney a raccoon? :mrgreen:
by elaw
Fri Oct 12, 2018 1:45 pm
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum
Topic: Air India 737 vs wall during take off
Replies: 5
Views: 311

Re: Air India 737 vs wall during take off

Gravity's a bitch.
by elaw
Fri Sep 21, 2018 9:50 pm
Forum: Aviation Discussion Forum
Topic: From Aviation Typists Part xxxx
Replies: 11
Views: 468

Re: From Aviation Typists Part xxxx

I once sent my wife a link to a similar aircraft that was for sale, arguing that while baggage capacity is somewhat limited and it's not the most comfortable ride, being able to travel from MA to OH to visit her family in half an hour might make up for it.

For some reason she wasn't interested. :?
by elaw
Fri Sep 21, 2018 6:10 pm
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum
Topic: Internet aviation speakist takes up the CB question
Replies: 4
Views: 213

Re: Internet aviation speakist takes up the CB question

Fair enough, but consider his audience is people who might otherwise be watching this (or worse): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MM0tQ7aeknI
by elaw
Mon Sep 17, 2018 12:44 pm
Forum: Aviation Discussion Forum
Topic: From Aviation Typists Part xxxx
Replies: 11
Views: 468

Re: From Aviation Typists Part xxxx

And then there is this:
Quote = Wikipedia

The Premier I is constructed with a high-strength composite, carbon fiber/epoxy honeycomb structure fuselage.
No wonder it is damaged beyond repair. :roll:
In the interest of fairness, I wish to point out that geese are also made of composites.

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