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Old 3rd Aug 2007, 03:07
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Dream Land
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Very interesting information being tossed around, some points.
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This accident could have been prevented a few different ways, let's see:
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1. Some system as AlexL points out that prevents REV being selected until thrust levers are retarded.
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2. An auto thrust system similar to the Boeing's that retards thrust automatically at a certain height,
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3. By Airbus modifying Maintenance procedures on one T/R inop; Simply lock both T/R's out.
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4. Another idea by Tyro, whereby T/R deployment is dependent on spoilers being deployed, thereby giving you the go around option.
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5. The crew following the current MEL operational procedures for T/R inop.
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6. The Big Red Button.
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D.L.
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