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Old 3rd Jun 2016, 13:35
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Join Date: Nov 2015
Location: Seattle area
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Hi Megan, glad you're still here. I have valued your input on this thread. Thanks for the video link.

As I said, the Argentine crash is not a match for the Chicago crash. The similarity starts and ends with the right wing impact.

But three things can be taken away from the Argentine crash: The trajectory of a plane with no lift, the rotational effect on an Electra when the right wing hits, and the survivability of a moderately low-angle Electra impact. These are all highly relevant to understanding the dynamics of the Chicago crash and how close they came to a survivable incident.

ETA: Your video has much better quality. The clip I found was passed through some steadying software and was electronically zoomed, and lost a lot of detail. I'll be able to redo my graphics with better quality next release.

Last edited by BRDuBois; 3rd Jun 2016 at 15:56. Reason: Meant to say "starts and ends".
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