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ATR 72-600 Uncommanded double engine rollback

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Old 20th Dec 2018, 09:57
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Am I the only one who is concerned by the fact the crew put the aircraft into a position where the rain was so heavy it snuffed out the fire?
yep no doubt.
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Old 20th Dec 2018, 22:11
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I wonder because here in PNG there is a company that operates 7 ATR's in far more extreme weather than in Australia..... and there does not appear to be any issues arising, at least nothing heard in crew rooms and clubs and other drinking places...
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Old 21st Dec 2018, 03:54
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Might be something with the batch that VARA got? the Hevilift ATR had an uncommanded rollback on just one engine just a few days after, I believe theirs is an ex VARA machine?
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Old 23rd Dec 2018, 00:37
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Originally Posted by chickoroll View Post
Well itís making all media outlets this event about time the traveling public are informed of the poor quality of these ATRs. I guess loosing an engine seems more important than almost loosing a tail and flying around for 5 days like FVR did!
What's wrong with them?

Losing / loosing - there's a difference.
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Old 23rd Dec 2018, 11:33
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Maybe it wasnít rain? Perhaps sudden engine intake icing, followed by the activation of the deice boots lead to ice ingestion. Wouldnít be the first time thatís happened to a turbo prop (didnít it happen at a freight company a couple of years ago, a double flame out at altitude, who also did a good job at keeping it quiet?).
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Old 23rd Dec 2018, 20:35
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VA believe that the gendar of the pilot is extremely important. Itís so important that they base their cadet assessment on it.
Cadet assessment also irrelevant. Take it elsewhere Flyboy (if you must.)
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Old 24th Dec 2018, 01:02
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Originally Posted by Chadzat View Post
And here come the haters who have never operated an ATR in their life....


I've got 4 figures on that piece of garbage, and happily stand with the haters. Rubbish aeroplane.
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Old 28th Dec 2018, 06:29
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I only ever flew the 600s and much preferred it over the always AOG Dash.

Could've done with a few more horses per side though. It wasn't a climber in ISA+20.
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