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Difference Between Air Data Computer and ADIRU on the Boeing 737

The air data computer is not synonymous with ADIRU, but it is one of the two components of the ADIRU: The aircraft is fitted with two (left and right) ADIRUs which are powered from the AC electrical ...
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What is this thin stream coming out from somewhere near the engine?

It is oil from the combined drain mast and breather outlet. Norse uses RR trent 1000. The drain is for any water that gets into the cowling but empties on the ground and the breather is for the air/...
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How does a pilot communicate with ATC during a hijacking?

They set their transponder to 7500, which signifies a hijacking is talking place. ATC would then likely communicate with police etc.
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Can commercial aircraft be equipped with ECM and ECCM equipment?

A suitably large patch array antenna could be steered with high enough directional sensitivity to listen to a selected GNSS satellite while rejecting low-altitude interference. This would be ...
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Can commercial aircraft be equipped with ECM and ECCM equipment?

ECM is electronic countermeasures. It is defensive in nature. It is equipment designed to protect the aircraft from weapons. while chaff strips to protect against radar and flares to protect against ...
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Can commercial aircraft be equipped with ECM and ECCM equipment?

a commercial aircraft that was traveling from Madrid to Toronto and could not ascend to a higher altitude due to GPS Jamming Intentional jammers are easily localized and thrown to jail. It's very ...
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Is APU bleed air blow back a genuine risk on the 737?

So, is this danger of "blow back" a genuine risk to the APU bleed system operation, or is it a practice that has been informally passed down among pilots without substantial evidence? There ...
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