Search found 119 matches

by Greg Bockelman
Mon Jun 22, 2009 5:58 pm
Forum: Other Topics
Topic: Better days for regional pilots ahead
Replies: 9
Views: 3381

Re: Better days for regional pilots ahead

Almighty dollar. The traveling public wants a pilot that is 60 years old with 20,000 hours. But ask that same public to fork over a dollar to PAY for that experience and watch him holler. Sorry. That is my take on it.
by Greg Bockelman
Fri Jun 05, 2009 6:00 pm
Forum: Listener Mail
Topic: "Jet Sensors Are Probed in Brazilian Air Crash"
Replies: 5
Views: 2645

Re: "Jet Sensors Are Probed in Brazilian Air Crash"

The Wall Street Journal reported today that "investigators are persuing a theory that excessive air speed - potentially spurred by ice buildup on electronic speed sensors" might have caused the crash. Anyone ever bother to check with Airbus on this? Apparently, the theory is that ice buil...
by Greg Bockelman
Wed Apr 01, 2009 7:57 am
Forum: Aviation Answers
Topic: Tossing yokes
Replies: 10
Views: 5978

Re: Tossing yokes

As I recall, there are only a very few sets of circumstances where it is legal for someone to get dual in a plane with only one yoke. Primary training isn't one of them. A throw over yoke does not fit the "Fully Functioning Dual Controls" scenario. :cry: Checkouts? Hmm. I suppose that depe...
by Greg Bockelman
Fri Feb 20, 2009 5:23 pm
Forum: Meetups
Topic: Wichita-area Meet Up...
Replies: 22
Views: 16369

Re: Wichita-area Meet Up...

Rats. Too far away and no plane at the moment. If I were still in NE KS, I would DRIVE down. :o Oh well.
by Greg Bockelman
Fri Feb 20, 2009 5:18 pm
Forum: Aviation Answers
Topic: Twin Drivers - Why not counter rotating props
Replies: 5
Views: 4081

Re: Twin Drivers - Why not counter rotating props

Adam, all you say is true. There are a few models that have counter rotating engines but they are not all that common. The reason why they don't all have counter rotating engines is probably a matter of economics. Relatively speaking, there isn't that much demand for an engine that turns the "w...
by Greg Bockelman
Fri Jan 30, 2009 1:41 am
Forum: Other Topics
Topic: Attention Geeks, I have a Fire Fox Issue
Replies: 12
Views: 4451

Re: Attention Geeks, I have a Fire Fox Issue

jackhodgson wrote:greg,

just out of curiosity, do a cntrl-0, that should restore your firefox font size to "default".

(if that makes them too small, do the cntrl-+ thing again.)

--Jack


Cool. Didn't know that either. It is all good now. Thanks guys.
by Greg Bockelman
Tue Jan 27, 2009 4:35 pm
Forum: Flight Gear
Topic: Engine Preheater - but not what you might think
Replies: 5
Views: 3858

Re: Engine Preheater - but not what you might think

Joe, you have any pictures?
by Greg Bockelman
Sat Jan 24, 2009 9:54 pm
Forum: Other Topics
Topic: Attention Geeks, I have a Fire Fox Issue
Replies: 12
Views: 4451

Re: Attention Geeks, I have a Fire Fox Issue

PilotBillFromTexas wrote:In firefox if you hold down the cntl key and hit the + or - key then the type gets bigger or smaller.


Cool!!! That did it. Thanks a lot. :D :D
by Greg Bockelman
Sat Jan 24, 2009 2:59 pm
Forum: Other Topics
Topic: Attention Geeks, I have a Fire Fox Issue
Replies: 12
Views: 4451

Re: Attention Geeks, I have a Fire Fox Issue

Ok, one more data point. I deleted the bookmark, and all the UCAP related cookies. Now the main site is back to normal, but the forum site is still so tiny I can't read it. The WHOLE enchilada. Not just the posts.
by Greg Bockelman
Sat Jan 24, 2009 2:47 pm
Forum: Other Topics
Topic: Attention Geeks, I have a Fire Fox Issue
Replies: 12
Views: 4451

Re: Attention Geeks, I have a Fire Fox Issue

Wow, Greg...I'm a Firefox user, too, and have no issues...now, look UP at the line with the code settings -- you know, Bold B , Italics i , etc...there's a box there that has a drop-down menu...check it's setting; mine says "Normal" but there are also settings of "Tiny" and &quo...

Go to advanced search