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A few facts and figures about 241

Posted: Sat May 30, 2015 8:36 pm
by bobisqueen
Heres a few facts and figures taken from 241's F700

Total hours 52716.55
Full stop landings 14126
Roller landings 2744
Flap Cycles 6262
Pressurization cycles 2230
Basic weight 72513kg

The basic weight was what it was on retirement and it now weighs a bit less then that because of various parts that were removed by the MOD prior to handover to GJD

Jelle please feel free to use these on ZD241's history

Re: A few facts and figures about 241

Posted: Sun May 31, 2015 12:32 pm
by EGDGZTCW
I know from ZA148s F700 that she has a little over 48,000 hrs but is this from original build in 1967 or were the airframes zeroed at the time of conversion ? Someone was trying to convince me of the latter.

Chris

Re: A few facts and figures about 241

Posted: Sun May 31, 2015 3:08 pm
by Jelle Hieminga
Thanks for that! I will certainly use those facts on '241's page!

Chris, the hours were not reset, if someone tries to convince you otherwise then I'm afraid that he's wrong.

Re: A few facts and figures about 241

Posted: Sun May 31, 2015 7:58 pm
by EGDGZTCW
Thanks Jelle for the confirmation......

Re: A few facts and figures about 241

Posted: Mon Jun 01, 2015 9:11 pm
by AJW
I guess flap cycles are clean wing to full flap and back again, rather than clean wing to slats & low setting flap and back again?

Seems rather low flaps:cycles count otherwise? I wouldn't imagine there'd have been that may flapless landings/takeoffs? Or were flapless landings rather more common than I imagine?

And only 2000 pressurisation cycles?! Again seems rather low :?