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Wing De-Icing Question by Robert11[_2_]
Hello, I guess de-icing is going to be a popular subject. Question, please: On commercial jet airliners like, e.g., a 767 or 757, is there any in-flight deicing system for the wing and tail surfaces, other than a leading edge pneumatic boot ? What about the "main," large upper surfaces ?
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July 4th 09 11:21 PM
by Bertie the Bunyip[_24_] Go to last post
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Black Box Recovery - Why Not Transmit? by Bertie the Bunyip[_28_]
Eeyore wrote in : Government Shill #2 wrote: On Wed, 17 Jun 2009 07:39:01 -0700 (PDT), " wrote:
July 4th 09 11:14 PM
by Bertie the Bunyip[_28_] Go to last post
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ILS Runway 1, Visual approach runway 4 KMEI - Video by [email protected]
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CYuQa_UcwZA 2 approaches into Meridian MS first being an ILS approach. View segmented every 10 to 15 seconds from instrument to outside view. Second approach is a visual into KMEI on runway 4 I didn't have my patch cord with me therefore no ATC COMS in this video.
July 4th 09 06:11 PM
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Airbus Story (FWIW) by Orval Fairbairn[_2_]
I just got this email from a retired airline pilot: From a retired NWA buddy of mine This from Brent Stratton, a friend and NWA pilot I flew the B-757 with out of our Tokyo base.........Now obviously on the A-330**
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July 2nd 09 09:43 PM
by spanky Go to last post
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IFR trip to Baton Rouge LA with ATC COMS - Video by David W
On Mon, 22 Jun 2009 15:21:00 -0700 (PDT), BeechSundowner wrote: Progressive Taxiing - Return from KBTR - Video with ATC COMS Return trip from Baton Rouge LA. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ill93roZh3I The lack of the plane starting warranted a tow down to maintenance. Once the...
July 1st 09 02:31 PM
by David W Go to last post
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Looking for terrorists in FAA databases.... by Stubby[_3_]
Here's an interesting article about the subject: http://www.nytimes.com/2009/06/26/us/26license.html
June 30th 09 01:53 PM
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Clearance on hold, hold for release by Hap[_2_]
Up until the other day, when I heard "Hold for Release" it was after I had copied, read back and accepted my IFR clearance, squalk code, and had received ground control clearance to taxi to the departure runway. It rarely involved waiting more than 10 minutes before being cleared to taxi, or...
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June 28th 09 01:46 AM
by Peter Dohm Go to last post
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Buffalo Q400 crash by Don[_5_]
Just reading the WSJ reports on today's NTSB hearing concerning the Q400 accident in Buffalo. I am not a pilot -- I know just enough about flying to be dangerous. But I have a question for you folks who do have real knowledge of aviation. The transcript of the cockpit voice recorder says that once...
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June 26th 09 10:39 PM
by James Robinson Go to last post
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everyone seens the alleged A320 pax pics email? by Dave Doe
I got two, at about the same time. Two fairly graphic pics. The entire arse of the plane is gone, you can see the sea! Pax with masks on. 2nd pic, someone flyin' out the back. Text of the email goes like this... Air France The world saw the disappearance of an A330 Air France during its...
June 26th 09 01:13 AM
by Dave Doe Go to last post
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Flight simulator by haribole
Hello Would appreciate any recommendations for a realistic PC based flight simulator that can be used to learn the principles of flying. Any experience on using a PC based flight simulator to enhance the learning experience would be welcome. Thanks Hari
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June 26th 09 12:59 AM
by Tom Duhamel Go to last post
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How can the Magnus effect be explained with Bernoulli? by Mikki
Hi folks, According to Bernoulliís principle, an increase of speed will be accompanied by a decrease in static pressure. However, Bernoulliís law only pertains to flows without any external energy being added (or removed). Thatís why I do not understand why Bernoulli can be used to explain the...
June 24th 09 05:51 AM
by spock Go to last post
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Question about the Airbus planes by [email protected]
I have posted here before because I like to get answers from experts about aviation. I have been interested in the media reporting on the Air France Flight 447 crash. More to the point, I'm curious if you all think they are missing a bigger story. The Airbus planes employ something called...
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June 24th 09 05:01 AM
by Tom Duhamel Go to last post
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Closed Airspace by Mike Granby
Yesterday I was flying from York PA to Myrtle Beach IFR, direct to destination at the time, and the controller called me and said that I had to make a decision. The airspace ahead was "closed" so I could either be routed around it IFR, or I could cancel and climb 500 ft, and continue VFR for a...
June 23rd 09 07:23 PM
by Mike Granby Go to last post
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KGCN to possibly close by A Guy Called Tyketto
-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Hash: SHA1 Subject says it all, and it may be time for any of you AOPA members to get the word out, especially if you live in Arizona. Right now, from the story, it sounds like just posturing/grandstanding, but we'll know in 10 days...
June 22nd 09 01:12 AM
by Steve Go to last post
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ATC Radar Question by Jackie
I understand that ATC radar uses an encoding altimeter and a transponder operating with Mode C to determine an aircraft's altitude. Let's forget about Mode C for a moment and switch to Mode A only or just a primary return. If an aircraft is at 18,000 ft (approx 3 nm) and 3 nm away from the...
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June 19th 09 10:54 PM
by Mike Go to last post
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Is Mike still sucking COCK? by Mike
wrote in message ... On May 12, 9:15 pm, Borked Pseudo Mailed wrote: The FAA loves to hire and promote butt pirates. If you are a pilot or controller and love to...
June 19th 09 10:25 PM
by Mike Go to last post
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Jackson Hole Airport by [email protected]
I know alot of you guys and gals are pilots and we need your help. The National Park Service is soliciting comments regarding this and everyone is welcome to post their comments with the NPS. The only thing required in the comment is to support the lease extension or not. To date some radical...
June 17th 09 01:07 AM
by Ben[_3_] Go to last post
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WINGS program... by Sylvain
Just a little heads up: if like me, you rely on the WINGS program to satisfy the proficiency requirements of 14 CFR 61.56, then you might be in trouble and you most definitely want to look into it before your next flight: The old program has, I am told, been 'sunset' on December 2007. In...
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June 16th 09 05:38 AM
by Sylvain Go to last post
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DHC-2 Beaver bites the dust - float plane question by Dallas
I'm hoping someone that knows something about float aircraft can explain why this guy went off the road. The video: http://www.liveleak.com/view?i=ed6_1244954465 The only print article I found has a goofy explanation/excuse about a gust. You can see the windsock at 41 seconds in the video. ...
June 15th 09 08:30 PM
by eclipsme Go to last post
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Shuttle Transport Story by Orval Fairbairn[_2_]
I just got this from a friend. I missed the whole thing, even though I live near Daytona Beach. I did hear about it later that evening, though. It sounds as if the B747 has its hands full carrying the Shuttle. ******Subject: (JSCAS ) Shuttle Carry **************************Well, it's been 48...
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June 15th 09 08:28 PM
by eclipsme Go to last post
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