you have experienced any problems, broken links here, please let me
know. I do my best, but sometimes you can't see the wood for the trees.
If you want to submit a question / feedback on this site then click
the option from the contents list.
Site revison message posted to yahoo groups b-727.
don't bother entering a search for Airbus, your find "jack".
Wouldn't want to soil my HDD.
Added APU Troubleshooting section as a few people have been having problems on the line.
Transferred to new server, you should see a performance incease. I am going to have to suspened any e mail support as the junk mail is unbeleiveable in excess of 4,000 per day, test one last thing before I may cut it off. A huge amount of personal hassle as kept me absent for over a year but back Now.
Feb/ Mar 2002
too much on the web front, lots of questions to answer, so a bit side-tracked.
Have something up my sleeve for the April revision,
a frequent requested item.
off the Stab Trim system diagram under systems.
Systems Menu Revised
Thrust Reverser System Discription and diagram add to systems.
Full ATA listing added
Location of viewers and access points in the cabin floor
Additional diagram to Pressurisation section in systems
blown out of the water these last two months, Work, Christmas and losing
a member of the family, the
last 60 days really sucked.
Great old boy remembers the zeppelins over the England from the first
world war, had great stories, I'll miss him.
Still life goes on and I'm back with you all again.
Warning lights on the 727, Fuel System Schematic. Stab System Schematic,
not quite finished but have it anyway. Boeing 727 Sticker, (oops ! there
goes a copyright, guess I'm in the sh*t again). Visual approach hints
and trigger points.
wear and limit images now down to a small size. Also now available as
a PDF zip.
Engine AD's now updated to 20 Sept 2001
AD's now updated to 20
MLG mechanical downlock indicators, images added to landing gear &
brakes system description.
rules of thumb, to include latest submissions. Cheers Ray.
page now live, some of the image files are large getting them down ASAP,
should be done over the next few days. PDF download
727 Quick spec sheet, not all kosher though, won't hack Boeing off by
correcting the source data. !!!!!
zone and areas error
Corrected link error for engine ignition
Revised BMS listing of brand products.
page - Under construction.
menu posted now using frames not script file, should find it faster
loading, not as slick though.
Autopilot description image change to show typical inputs.
Airframe AD's brought up to date.
Won't be to many changes for September, a bit distracted for the moment.
page - Under construction.
Descriptions - PDF download option added along with zip version
Moving house, will be a bit light on the web front for the next two
months. Rebuilding menu system (again) script file is nice but it's
taking awhile for slower connections to load. It's a pain to make any
revisions and additions also. Will revise it in August upload.
page backgrounds updated, all now complete. Not to many changes as I've
had to rebuild the main machine, "have you seen my backup tapes,
love" ? reply "yes, I put them on the radiator in your study",
6038 engine inspection pictures.
up of repost, will get round to revising drawing backgrounds as and
when, page revisions to most of the site, cosmetic and spelling (again)
Converted dripstick charts and component part numbers to a PDF file
now down to 10k, 8k and 51k instead of the 200k plus in html.
Buffet Speeds 100 and 200 series pdf added.
Added a Benson page as for some strange reason you like searching for
entry page added for browses 3.0 and Atomz search engine indexing.
read the FAQ's next time.
I have finally given in and posted a 727 checklist. It is the most popular
request on the site search. I would like the Normal checklist to be
Generic (one fits all) as such please post any comments. Remember no
two companies have the same checklist so these are of a general nature
(not perfect) OK.
Links added to yahoo groups, 727group, download of Acrobat Reader link
Site now posted under http://www.boeing-727.com.
Webspace and bandwith were getting restrictive. Hope you regular visitors
like the new look.
Posted it early as I was going to be away for all of March will tidy
it up and repost in April.
(2847 Visitors Whilst at demon)
Some of the system images have been revised into flash, smaller file
size and better quality. Page style and format changed. Moved over some
charts to PDF format, Service Bulletin List's Removed (very low visitors
and it was a time consuming job to keep the thing updated).
Task card index is also removed (no visitors since June 99). Links pages
removed as a lot were out of date will reintroduce later in the year.
Netscape fix never worked with the flash menu. Resetting of circuit
JT8. MMEL now available in pdf, Started a section
for a closer look at the JT8D, History, Design, General Info, Thrust
Rating Concept, Oil System, Bleed Valves. Will add some more in the
next few months.
is being revised for it's new home http://www.boeing-727.com. Will go
live in March 2001 under that domain.
No Revisions for this month. Enough work just transfering it.
None for Feb
drawings added to system discriptions, powerplant, electrics, and others.
Sub menus revised, Type certification revised new format. Netscape flash
pluging problem addressed should now be ok, keep em crossed. Looks like
I may have to move the site again running out of web space and getting
naf e mails about bandwith. Should go on the server under the domain
of boeing-727.com. I'll let you know what's
happening as and when. All as is for now. Addressed a server error that
was giving problems on my links to other sites, now OK.
Electrical Loads, APU AD's affecting the 727 added, now
Descriptions - changed a number of the diagrams, better presentation,
new menu options, some text changes. Main Benson menu revised to cover
additions.Rules of thumb revised.
AC power trip signals, Power distibution, Yaw Dampers,
Fuel system drawing added. APU AD section under beta test should be
live in Jan 2001.
behind the scene changes this month, Directory structure changed, Changing
background as I'm pi**ed off with the older style, APU start cycle animated
now in Flash, Boeing AOG contact added, Dent assessment explained. DIY
Stage 3 727 Mod.
up to date, Finished a conversion chart for fluid quantities. New Contents
Page style now in Flash Menu looks much better. Been a bit distracted
playing with me new server Unix, pearl, cgi, ssl and lot's of other
stuff, I need to read up on it !!!! (seriously).
Bringing AD's up
to date, working a conversion chart for fluid quantities. Should all
be ready for October posting. Looking at the search log I'm getting
better ideas what your looking for, watch this space.
No Changes, had a
month to sort my life out, huge backlog. I mean huge.
FAQ's removed as log file showed no access
to this page since Jan
Corrected Nav error on the fuel dripstick charts, it's my fault, I slipped
with the mouse.
Changed the format of the Component Part Numbers page and reduced it's
size by 100k (now 236k)
Finished the SB's to the new format, white on black
Further revisions to the contents page to improve the layout nav, finally
getting something I'm happy with.
Reorganized the sub directories and moved a lot of stuff around, you
may need to rebookmark individual pages
Guestbook was a total disaster, no response so it's now removed. That
will teach me to be a self indulgent dickhead.
Icing Holdover Times
APU Troubleshooting Section
Gif images to systems (Pressurization)
Contents Page changed to a Mouse over layout
Link error in system description rectified
AD's all now go back 10 years apart from airframe which goes to 1992.
Effective up to 4th May 2000
Search Engine Added
PDF & ZIP download of systems descriptions.
Zip file of question bank
Gif images to systems description A/Pilot.
Some pic's from a 6038 inspection on the JT8D , these pic's tell the
Blinding fuel system schematic , good but large file (took a bloody
week to do it so enjoy it).
Zones & Areas.
GPWS section .
& May 2000
Tidied up the site
navigation, trying for a more uniform look and easier navigation.
the dates on this page, had a brainstorm and put them all in as Jan
but in fact it was March
Posted to Demon from Virgin due to size exceeding the 10mb limit. (Previous
Tidy up of some of the old background formats and fonts
Poweplant system updated
Sorted out a few more repost errors I found,
Revised question menu options
Corrected all know repost errors
Fuel How goes it, and cruise limit charts changed to htm files
Updated Fuels Page.
Changed AD layout and brought it a little more up to date, AD status
is now up to and including the 25th Jan 2000.
Some errors from repost
Converted LRC to html , from xls.
Added Air Con Gif.
Part Numbers Added
Silly little gif's added to brighten things up.
Added Oxygen, Fire protection system questions.
Links to Other Sites Reintroduced
Hydraulic, Flight Control Questions added.
Added counter to index page, general tidy up