Old 27th Aug 2019, 05:18
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Obbie
 
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Originally Posted by slowjet View Post
Obbie ; "The "few" (?)....c'mon, where are the "few" ? Consider the mess if you lost the other donk while circling about dumping fuel. Twin engine, one out..........don't mess about !
So are you saying single engine aircraft should never takeoff in the first place ?

What are the odds of losing both engines, from two independent causes, on the same flight ?

What are the odds you will screw up your first attempt at an approach that is unlike any other you have done before ?

One is highly unlikely, the other is fairly probable. In my airline, you will have a hard time justifying a rushed overweight
return on a perfectly healthy, working engine.

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