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Near miss Delta landing in EZE

Old 28th Jan 2014, 14:07
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perhaps for the tech section. But is this pseudo increase in airspeed in windsheer really an increase in drag load on the slat or is the effect just air-turbulence shaking these bits ?
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Old 28th Jan 2014, 14:13
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Looks more like a FOD damage, maybe on landing or even when on T/O from previous?

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Old 28th Jan 2014, 19:08
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<what about the other wing>
Well, maybe the air wasn't 100% uniform and maybe the other side would have failed on the next equivalent occurance. I'm not suggesting this is the cause, just what may be a relevant question.
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Old 28th Jan 2014, 23:58
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I'd have thought that an airspeed increase from wind shear (an abrupt increase in head wind) would be real, but short-lived (until the aircraft slows and drag again equals thrust). I have no idea whether the resulting overspeed could be enough to break a slat.
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