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Old 29th Oct 2018, 07:54
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A Squared
 
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Originally Posted by allaru View Post
First flight of the day....pitot covers
It seems unlikely to me that a takeoff would be continued past the normal "airspeed alive" callout speed if the pitot covers were still installed. I can't imagine a likely scenario that an airplane would be taken airborne, even by a really inattentive crew, with no airspeed indication. Maybe I'm not following your theory.
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