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by adysmith
14 Jan 2021, 19:01
Forum: Escorts and Stewards
Topic: Pilot Survives Enormous Crash
Replies: 9
Views: 127

Re: Pilot Survives Enormous Crash

He clearly did not "fly the aeroplane - all the way to the crash"

Looks well stalled at impact!
by adysmith
08 Jan 2021, 08:39
Forum: Escorts and Stewards
Topic: My wife told me.
Replies: 12
Views: 199

Re: My wife told me.

More a case that all the statistics are b0110x
by adysmith
07 Jan 2021, 08:38
Forum: Escorts and Stewards
Topic: Turnhouse 1971
Replies: 8
Views: 113

Re: Turnhouse 1971

Here's a another one, Glasgow this time. NLS is a great resource. https://movingimage.nls.uk/film/2317?search_term=airport&search_join_type=AND&search_fuzzy=yes Particularly liked this one. Some of it from Renfrew, some from Abbotsinch. I worked in Air Traffic Control at Abbotsinch for twen...
by adysmith
05 Jan 2021, 09:00
Forum: CBFS Forum
Topic: Viscount take off problems
Replies: 7
Views: 266

Re: Viscount take off problems

What sim?

A lot of flight models are b=very "light" on the nosewheel, try pushing full DOWN elevator to get weight on the nosewheel and see how that steers.

Have you got rudder separate from ailerons? if not that will be another issue
by adysmith
03 Jan 2021, 16:31
Forum: CBFS Forum
Topic: reading the 1-11 manual
Replies: 5
Views: 152

Re: reading the 1-11 manual

Wot E Said,

If you're doing it visually then 60 seconds after passing abeam the touchdown point. (at about 1500 above aerodrome level)
by adysmith
01 Jan 2021, 09:46
Forum: CNB Forum
Topic: Connie flyers?
Replies: 17
Views: 456

Re: Connie flyers?

I have the A2A Connie but I could never get to grips with it, can't recall the reason. I can manage the A2A Stratofortress pretty much on my own, probably equally complicated, and as said above, navigation is best left to modern devices, although I do miss having a DME (tried to add one to the VC pa...
by adysmith
20 Dec 2020, 08:48
Forum: CBFS Forum
Topic: Trident optimum cruise altitude?
Replies: 16
Views: 584

Re: Trident optimum cruise altitude?

M0.88 is definitely a bit fast, .85 to .86 is good though.
by adysmith
19 Dec 2020, 11:59
Forum: Escorts and Stewards
Topic: New Xmas song....
Replies: 6
Views: 158

Re: New Xmas song....

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JmoG4JY_T58

NOT for the easily offended!
You have been warned!
by adysmith
17 Dec 2020, 20:09
Forum: CBFS Forum
Topic: Trident optimum cruise altitude?
Replies: 16
Views: 584

Re: Trident optimum cruise altitude?

I did a jump seat trip from LHR to GLA long ago, the crew were type rated on T1, T2 and T3.

They were flying a T1E, (T1 body with T3 engines) it was so different that they had the books out on their laps checking up everything.
by adysmith
17 Dec 2020, 19:05
Forum: CBFS Forum
Topic: Trident optimum cruise altitude?
Replies: 16
Views: 584

Re: Trident optimum cruise altitude?

PS Ady , would you have known Clacton sector guys ..Chas Davis ? perchance .. I was only at West Drayton for about nine months in 19745/6, couldn't really remember anybody. I seem to recall some early tridents could isolate the nose gear to keep it up as it had a much lower speed limit than the mai...