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Old 9th Feb 2019, 12:14
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Old 9th Feb 2019, 12:25
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Is that a boing 787?
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Old 9th Feb 2019, 12:28
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You mean this one...

https://www.bbc.com/news/av/uk-47177...athrow-airport
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Old 9th Feb 2019, 12:29
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Assuming the invisible link is a reference to the BA B788 at LHR yesterday, try Spectators Balcony here:

PPRuNe: Anyone know this pilot? Buy him a pint!
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Old 9th Feb 2019, 12:53
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Didn't think to check for invisible link.
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Old 9th Feb 2019, 12:55
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It looked like a well handled go around and was appropriate given the conditions.
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Old 9th Feb 2019, 12:59
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Looks like full elevator input as the nose dropped. That was some ugly shear.
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Old 9th Feb 2019, 13:03
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Originally Posted by jurassicjockey
Looks like full elevator input as the nose dropped. That was some ugly shear.
Yes I noticed that too in the picture from the BBC link... Personally I think they did a great job recuperating from the event and the go-around was the right decision.
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Old 9th Feb 2019, 13:34
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That looks a bit crazy. Why would windshear suddenly pitch the nose down so abruptly? Fair enough the @rse drops out of it if you lose speed, but that was a violent pitch down. That was not the secondary effect of controls lowering the nose because the speed has reduced. Something fishy somewhere. Reminds me a bit of that Prune 787 (IIRC) video of weird nose down pitches on short final. Brother of MACS??

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Old 9th Feb 2019, 13:36
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Originally Posted by Jet Jockey A4
Yes I noticed that too in the picture from the BBC link... Personally I think they did a great job recuperating from the event and the go-around was the right decision.
Reminds me of flying into St. John's on a nice day
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Old 9th Feb 2019, 14:26
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Originally Posted by jurassicjockey
Looks like full elevator input as the nose dropped. That was some ugly shear.
True but there was a large down elevator input just before the nose pitched down.
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Old 9th Feb 2019, 14:46
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Looks to me like he should have gone around rather earlier rather than try to save an approach that had clearly gone wrong.
But he was there and I was not so what do I know.........
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Old 9th Feb 2019, 14:50
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Originally Posted by jimjim1
Didn't think to check for invisible link.
No one ever does. Very clever on the part of the OP.

Clearly, they should have should have tootled around the coast a bit before diverting to MAN.
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Old 9th Feb 2019, 14:55
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Looks to me like he should have gone around rather earlier rather than try to save an approach that had clearly gone wrong.
Looked quite the opposite to me! It only went "wrong" in the last seconds and they immediately took the correct action which was well executed.
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Old 9th Feb 2019, 15:09
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Originally Posted by CHfour
True but there was a large down elevator input just before the nose pitched down.
I think that you're looking at the flaperons. The elevator is visually blocked by the wing except for when it goes up. There is a large amount of flaperon movement just before the * hits the wall
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Old 9th Feb 2019, 15:16
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As per the previous poster, the elevator is completely obscured until the pitch up input. It looks like a really nasty shear late on with an excellent catch and well flown windshear go around, hence the gear staying down.

Nice job, stay safe out there.
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Old 9th Feb 2019, 16:56
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Reminds me of an incident easyJet had with an Airbus going in to Luton. FO under training for the left hand seat had a brain melt and stuffed the nose forward at low level. Not saying this is the case, but can’t be ruled out....
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Old 9th Feb 2019, 17:02
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Jeepers....I thought the NFL season finished last weekend and in any event it isn’t Monday for a couple of days.....

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Old 9th Feb 2019, 17:20
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Approach in gusty conditions, wind does weird things!

****e got real very low level...

Go around, perfectly executed!
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Old 9th Feb 2019, 17:31
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Windshear?
Or gust? Big difference!
Does anyone have the Metar and the Tower wind when cleared to land. And any " wind check"?
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