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by dfarrow
12 Feb 2020, 19:29
Forum: CBFS Forum
Topic: Minimum Runway Distance For Trident Please
Replies: 14
Views: 545

Re: Minimum Runway Distance For Trident Please

Aharon , If you're on a stable fleet for any length of time , you generally get to fly with everyone . T1s, 2s , 3s and the NE 1es totalled about 60 a/c . A lot for the time . It was Line training on TLV trip ... 1st is ground school [ pass exam ] , then Simulator , then Base training [ circuits and...
by dfarrow
12 Feb 2020, 09:43
Forum: CBFS Forum
Topic: Minimum Runway Distance For Trident Please
Replies: 14
Views: 545

Re: Minimum Runway Distance For Trident Please

Kevin , '''''''''This all comes with a warning , that memory is fallible . Just look at Rick's fantastic Trid models , they show them as they really were .'''''''' Thank you for reminding me , I only got one part correct , ''''memory is fallible''''. Both Rick and David's are brilliant . rgds dave f.
by dfarrow
11 Feb 2020, 16:59
Forum: CBFS Forum
Topic: Minimum Runway Distance For Trident Please
Replies: 14
Views: 545

Re: Minimum Runway Distance For Trident Please

Aharon , 'fraid so , BEA and BA for 36 yrs . Last flew with Capt Peter McClelland [ of this 'parish' ] 13/8/85 LHR -EDI -LHR T3 as one of his F/Os . Thus Trids for 12 yrs , including some layoffs. Had my 21st b'day in Tel Aviv line training on a T2. I was really lucky and privileged to get a cadetsh...
by dfarrow
11 Feb 2020, 10:07
Forum: CBFS Forum
Topic: Minimum Runway Distance For Trident Please
Replies: 14
Views: 545

Re: Minimum Runway Distance For Trident Please

PS , JER has also seen Tristars and 757s in on rescue flights . Channel Isles often go out in fog , so a Tristar went down to pick up 3 days worth of pax when fog cleared . Ady , last Trid was in Dec 1985 ; so brain gone . But I reckon for a V1 stop case , the boost must have shut down automatically...
by dfarrow
11 Feb 2020, 09:58
Forum: CBFS Forum
Topic: Minimum Runway Distance For Trident Please
Replies: 14
Views: 545

Re: Minimum Runway Distance For Trident Please

Aharon , We used to operate to ABZ [ Aberdeen ] from LHR . I've been to ABZ in T1s , 2s , and 3s . The 1e fleet were also regulars . ABZ then was 1829m long [ 6000 ft , standard RAF rwy length ]. Don't think we had a problem getting out , likewise EDI's [ Edinburgh ] North South Rwy [ before East/We...
by dfarrow
13 Jan 2020, 17:42
Forum: Gallery
Topic: A Must Have...
Replies: 22
Views: 712

Re: A Must Have...

Reclined the seat for 'controlled rest' ........ or got in the bunk...Hat, coat, door.

dave f.
by dfarrow
13 Jan 2020, 17:38
Forum: Escorts and Stewards
Topic: Photos from Brooklands, Dec 19
Replies: 16
Views: 548

Re: Photos from Brooklands, Dec 19

No , sorry , was not a 'BGT , but a roadster.

dave f.
by dfarrow
13 Jan 2020, 09:59
Forum: Escorts and Stewards
Topic: Photos from Brooklands, Dec 19
Replies: 16
Views: 548

Re: Photos from Brooklands, Dec 19

Toby , nice . But thought vit an accidental MGB in shot of a/c .

rgds dave f.
by dfarrow
12 Jan 2020, 19:49
Forum: Escorts and Stewards
Topic: Important Rule For Anyone Who Wants To Do Polar Crossing
Replies: 6
Views: 281

Re: Important Rule For Anyone Who Wants To Do Polar Crossing

Or , that he's not sharing that sleepig bag with him under ANY circumstances .

dave f.
by dfarrow
12 Jan 2020, 19:47
Forum: Gallery
Topic: A Must Have...
Replies: 22
Views: 712

Re: A Must Have...

G , nothing a big hammer won't sort out ...

dave f.