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Flying Hospital L-1011 to fly one last time

Discussion in 'General Topics' started by MikeD, May 11, 2016.

  1. ChasenSFO

    ChasenSFO hen teaser

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    Looks like on social media, the operators posted that there was an "engine issue".
     
  2. MikeD

    MikeD Administrator Staff Member

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    Sounds like more photo opportunity and another takeoff. Lol.

    If they happened to declare an emergency, one of my company partners would be one of the ARFF responders.
     
  3. Mattyg36

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    That's awesome! Wish I could be there to watch it take off in person.
     
  4. ArcherII

    ArcherII Well-Known Member

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    after 13 minutes.
     
  6. Autothrust Blue

    Autothrust Blue "How can you be so obtuse?"

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    Wow
     
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  7. Autothrust Blue

    Autothrust Blue "How can you be so obtuse?"

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    The Federales can issue deviation authority.
     
  8. deadstick

    deadstick Well-Known Member

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    Sitting at the old TWA maintenance base at MCI.
     
  9. Cptnchia

    Cptnchia Well-Known Member

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    The engines use bleed air to seal the oil seals on the shaft. Until they're up to speed, some oil leaks into the combustion chamber. It's the same thing when someone drives around with a blown valve seal or worn piston rings.

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