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Old 3rd Aug 2015, 13:10
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Well for a start I would have forgotten more about aircraft structures that what you would ever know.
You work on / maintain / investigate 777 airframes do you?

And I'm not saying anything.
Looks like you've said a fair few things actually, hence it drew my attention. A lot of speculation and assumptions looking at a photo of something half a world away, but with the conviction of an expert. At least i'm aware I don't know anything about crashed 777 parts
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Old 3rd Aug 2015, 20:26
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Originally Posted by kingRB View Post
You work on / maintain / investigate 777 airframes do you?



Looks like you've said a fair few things actually, hence it drew my attention. A lot of speculation and assumptions looking at a photo of something half a world away, but with the conviction of an expert. At least i'm aware I don't know anything about crashed 777 parts
I checked the pic m/m srm yesterday. The part in question is held on by a special tape loctite 408 glue. Honestly shows you no nil about aircraft manufacture. It is simple basic manufacturing. Relationships between a c150 to a b777 can be drawen. Just because you don't know anything dose not mean we are all dills. I just noted that there appears to be little or no damage. That is a fact. You and everyone else can draw their own conclusion. Just remember the fdr in the A320 crash and what they brought to court.
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Old 4th Aug 2015, 01:08
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I see reading comprehension is not your strong suit, and confirming that you do not actually have any specific engineering expertise when it comes to wide body transport category aircraft.

If we need any opinions on washed up 150 parts i'll know who to come to.
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Old 4th Aug 2015, 02:06
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Ummm incorrect I do have wide body exp. fact is that big med small all rely on the most part on the same principle. Only size is the variance.
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Old 7th Aug 2015, 22:56
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And there we went again.... Another TODAY Show interview with more rubbish and unverified statements.

Conspiracy theory's now.... About all governments.
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Old 7th Aug 2015, 23:06
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And there we went again.... Another TODAY Show interview with more rubbish and unverified statements.
He really bagged the ATSB, didn't he? This guy is going to be either horribly right in his theories or horribly wrong - will be interesting to see which!

DF.
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Old 7th Aug 2015, 23:12
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This guy is going to be either horribly right in his theories or horribly wrong - will be interesting to see which!
We will never know what happened onboard that aircraft.

He is making comments knowing his theory will never be tested!
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Old 8th Aug 2015, 01:55
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Originally Posted by Desert Flower View Post
He really bagged the ATSB, didn't he? This guy is going to be either horribly right in his theories or horribly wrong - will be interesting to see which!

DF.
He certainly did. I find it extremely irresponsible on TODAY Show's part and Bryon. He is not demonstrating a very professional image of pilots or the industry.

It only highlights my opening statement.

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We will never know what happened onboard that aircraft.

He is making comments knowing his theory will never be tested!
Exactly. Who's to say his comments are any more valid than the 'baggage handler' he mentioned. Just because he has never flown an aircraft. The arrogance...
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Old 8th Aug 2015, 09:55
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Thumbs up

I saw him on CH7 this morning. He gave Thomas a serve about his incompetence and lack of credibility (without mentioning his name, but stating his insignificant background). That immediately gave him 100 credibility points IMO. It's about time somebody debunked Thomas.

So he must be a good guy.

Wasn't too keen on the way he played up to the reporter in the interview. It sort of cheapened his argument. He needs to keep his eye on the ball with the tabloids like 7, 9, and 10. Not to mention the ALPBC.

The good thing is that it appears Thomas is on the nose in the public media if 7 have dumped him.
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Old 8th Aug 2015, 10:39
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G.T. reappeared on ABC TV the other night.
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Old 8th Aug 2015, 13:27
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Old 8th Aug 2015, 13:50
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Just watched that again... Don't know why I did it to myself.

"...us pilots believe..." Umm, are you speaking on behalf of me too are you?
"...lot of stupid information out there...they are either very stupid or..." Mmmmm
"...ATSB expert is not even qualified on the B777..." He can certainly still be qualified to identify a B777 part.
"...I've written about 12 articles for the Telegraph..." And?

Need I go on. I'm sorry, but this guy needs to stop ...
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Old 8th Aug 2015, 14:57
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How dare he - so far away from whatever happened to these poor people?

Vainglorious & self aggrandising seem appropriate descriptions.....

Ah, yes - there is a little smiley thingy that also seems appropriate....
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Old 8th Aug 2015, 18:47
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"... but this guy needs to stop.."
Yes he does - and so do those who pay such a far-quit.
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Old 8th Aug 2015, 23:01
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And they want to get him back!

He may be experienced, but he really doesn't know how to put 'his' theories forward in a convincing manner, when every sentence contains 'stupid'.

He also doesn't understand accident investigation and why the ATSB have sent an investigator to France.
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Old 9th Aug 2015, 05:16
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Who is this guy?

Where do they find these blokes?
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Old 9th Aug 2015, 05:27
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Originally Posted by allthecoolnamesarego View Post
Who is this guy?

Where do they find these blokes?
Post #2 and #8 apparently.

He leaves them hanging... Of course he'll be invited back.

"...I have more info but I cannot reveal at this stage..."

What a load of BS!
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Old 10th Aug 2015, 03:01
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Well I did learn something from him.
If you crash sub sonic it's not a high speed crash. But if it is super sonic it a high speed crash.
But still nothing why there is no apparent damage at the leading edge.
but he did say he knew more but can't say
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Old 10th Aug 2015, 04:17
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But still nothing why there is no apparent damage at the leading edge.
Is the leading edge protected by the wing from damage in an impact, or does the whole thing hang low? (Question about hinge design I guess)
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Old 10th Aug 2015, 05:57
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It's held on with some heavy hinge points and ram points. Think about the loads that are required. Then look at what damage is there. Not saying anything I think the facts speak for them selfs. Trailing edge damage is what I would expect from hitting rocks on beach !
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