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Old 30th Jul 2007, 09:10
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pira
 
Join Date: Apr 2005
Location: US
Posts: 51
Nigel,
I agree with you regarding the HF issue. It is definately the major factor. I do disagree when you say it is against all instincts to leave one thrust lever and retard the other one. It happened in at least 3 other accidents prior to this one and, MAYBE, because the thrust levers don't move in the airbus combined with the fact that the pilot was expecting to use just one reverser and to move just one thrust lever to the reverse detent, he was "mechanically" induced to not retard the other one, although we all know this is not the correct procedure. Just my .2 cents!
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