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jb747's latest activity

  • jb747
    It's obviously a doppler (to older pilots anyway). It also has a bit of a British look to it. After that google was my friend.
  • jb747
    Travel as we knew it will never resume whilst tracking devices, or periods of quarantine, are required. Yes, some people will be able to...
  • jb747
    I don’t think that it is anywhere near long enough.....
  • jb747
    C. Specifically Green Satin doppler radar, as used by the RAF V bombers and the Canberra.
  • jb747
    It would be very interesting to know if the samples done on the sewerage system support the idea of zero cases. I get the impression...
  • jb747
    jb747 replied to the thread Ask The Pilot.
    Only the engines were what we'd recognise as fly by wire. Ah, the famous Tex Johnson barrel roll. A barrel roll is a low g manoeuvre...
  • jb747
    jb747 replied to the thread Ask The Pilot.
    The autopilot, in LNAV mode, uses limited bank angles as the altitude increases. As best I recall, turns at altitude were only about 15º...
  • jb747
    jb747 replied to the thread Ask The Pilot.
    A couple of years ago, I decided to try an make up a current contact list for all of the pilots who'd flown the RAN's A-4s. I was quite...
  • jb747
    jb747 replied to the thread Flights from Hell.
    NLH-Never Leaves Home The BA people didn’t think much of it either, which is presumably how it was available to be dumped on QF. I was...
  • jb747
    It is...but it's still incorrect. The speed displayed to the pilots is never TAS, but it should be IAS. Which in this case would be...
  • jb747
    jb747 replied to the thread Flights from Hell.
    Captain has to approve it. But, that may not be the case in all airlines.
  • jb747
    jb747 replied to the thread Flights from Hell.
    Thankfully, a pretty high percentage of the really obnoxious twits make it evident before we even take off. As best I recall, 100% of...
  • jb747
    jb747 replied to the thread China Airlines to be renamed.
    Well I know of at least one for which prayer is appropriate.
  • jb747
    One of my many dislikes about the USA. When I'm king, I'm simply going to apply whatever rules the US applies to our crew to them.
  • jb747
    jb747 replied to the thread Airports face difficult climb.
    I’m sure they’ll be back with $30 per minute parking. Perhaps they can levy anyone in a local suburb for the extra value being near an...
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