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by ATC_Ben
Sun Apr 24, 2011 9:52 pm
Forum: Other Topics
Topic: Skynet became self aware today
Replies: 2
Views: 1665

Re: Skynet became self aware today

2011?? I thought it was 1996 or something (in the first one?)
by ATC_Ben
Tue Apr 19, 2011 9:16 pm
Forum: Logbook Memories
Topic: Passed my flight test
Replies: 3
Views: 2797

Re: Passed my flight test

Being sunny old England... I'm going to guess it was more like the second picture than the first Ed!
by ATC_Ben
Tue Apr 19, 2011 9:14 pm
Forum: Listener Mail
Topic: Tornado and building collapse at S'n'F!
Replies: 9
Views: 3232

Re: Tornado and building collapse at S'n'F!

I was listening to one of the S-N-F short dailies and heard Amy Labota claim that "the claw" had no failures. That's just not true. I saw pictures of several aircraft that had been blown free of their tiedowns with the claw clearly dangling from the ropes. The yellow Zenith 750 (with the ...
by ATC_Ben
Mon Apr 18, 2011 11:31 pm
Forum: Listener Mail
Topic: Now we're flying /G
Replies: 2
Views: 1475

Re: Now we're flying /G

Now did you spend more in AMUs on the Garmin gear or in WMUs on the bench tops? :D
by ATC_Ben
Sun Apr 17, 2011 9:11 pm
Forum: Listener Mail
Topic: Ground collision at JFK between A380 and CRJ
Replies: 7
Views: 2694

Re: Ground collision at JFK between A380 and CRJ

The speed of the 380 indicates to me that they believed they were clear of the CRJ. If they thought it was going to be tight I don't believe they would have been travelling at that pace. At the end of the day the AF skipper is responsible as he is supposed to not hit anything on the ground! The cont...
by ATC_Ben
Sun Apr 17, 2011 8:57 pm
Forum: Listener Mail
Topic: Air France 447 Debris Found Underwater
Replies: 17
Views: 6683

Re: Air France 447 Debris Found Underwater

CNN's front page is reporting that they found the tail section. Presumably the black boxes are in there. Given how they're built, I would be surprised if information wasn't recoverable from them. Excited is maybe the wrong word, but I'm really interested for them to get to the bottom of this one. I...
by ATC_Ben
Sun Apr 17, 2011 8:50 pm
Forum: Other Topics
Topic: Decision time
Replies: 16
Views: 6453

Re: Decision time

Hear hear Champguy!

And a mile of highway can take you a mile, but a mile of runway can take you anywhere!
by ATC_Ben
Wed Apr 13, 2011 1:20 am
Forum: Episodes
Topic: Episode #231 "Turbulate the Air"
Replies: 2
Views: 2401

Re: Episode #231 "Turbulate the Air"

Also, negative G is not necessarily the case in an emergency descend, since the maneuver is supposed to be flown with the A/P On. Starting the descend is normally done while starting a turn because this makes the descend smoother and without negative G. Although you want to get down rapidly there i...
by ATC_Ben
Sun Apr 10, 2011 8:44 pm
Forum: OFLotW
Topic: Young pilot lands on the beach in Queens
Replies: 8
Views: 4583

Re: Young pilot lands on the beach in Queens

Oh dear, salt water... thats a waste of a perfectly good PA28!
by ATC_Ben
Thu Apr 07, 2011 9:35 pm
Forum: Listener Mail
Topic: 290 Days Later...
Replies: 2
Views: 1508

Re: 290 Days Later...

Well done! Now go forth and explore!

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