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6th Oct 2019, 10:51
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Posted By EDLB

Takwis very well said. If you have an engine...

Takwis
very well said. If you have an engine failure there is not much you can do about the cause and as pilot you have to deal immediately with it. So you have to train for that because it might...
12th Sep 2019, 07:25
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Views: 4,005,601
Posted By EDLB

Technical you need for such a powerful flight...

Technical you need for such a powerful flight control system a DAL-A solution. If Boeing tries to cut corners again, we will not see the MAX in the air in 2020.
31st Aug 2019, 07:44
Replies: 4,548
Views: 4,005,601
Posted By EDLB

You need a DAL A system for this. If developed...

You need a DAL A system for this. If developed early enough clearly possible with special hardware. However Boeing tried to get away with a cheap solution which is now extremely costly. Wonder how...
29th Aug 2019, 17:42
Replies: 146
Views: 221,159
Posted By EDLB

I wonder why the authorities do not pull the AOC....

I wonder why the authorities do not pull the AOC. The CVR seems already be unavailable. If the PIC was an officer of the airline, they have no place in this BIZ.
20th Aug 2019, 15:14
Replies: 87
Views: 139,282
Posted By EDLB

Pressurise her and see if the wrinkles pop out.

Pressurise her and see if the wrinkles pop out.
31st Jul 2019, 17:31
Replies: 4,548
Views: 4,005,601
Posted By EDLB

Oh boy. That will become a field day for lawyers....

Oh boy. That will become a field day for lawyers. You might google „Pinto Memo“ to get an idea how good those calculations are regarded by non technical people like lawyers and judges.
22nd Jul 2019, 18:40
Replies: 81
Views: 60,290
Posted By EDLB

No it‘s not. With approaching 40 Million flights...

No it‘s not. With approaching 40 Million flights per year this number would mean one Gimli glider per day.
https://www.statista.com/statistics/564769/airline-industry-number-of-flights/
21st Jul 2019, 17:14
Replies: 81
Views: 60,290
Posted By EDLB

The decision making process reminds me of a Swiss...

The decision making process reminds me of a Swiss LX850 Report: Crossair SB20 at Werneuchen on Jul 10th 2002, landed before runway and impacted earth wall (http://avherald.com/h?article=434c6b66)
At...
20th Jul 2019, 17:51
Replies: 81
Views: 60,290
Posted By EDLB

Hard to believe that a punishment culture will...

Hard to believe that a punishment culture will improve flight safety. In the Western Hemisphere it works the opposite way.
18th Jul 2019, 18:03
Replies: 26
Views: 14,447
Posted By EDLB

Down now since one week. Either Macron‘s new...

Down now since one week. Either Macron‘s new starwar troop has still problems with the keyboard, or someone misplaced the phone number to the Bangalore hotline. SCNR.

If the new softwareupdate...
9th Jul 2019, 11:22
Replies: 4,548
Views: 4,005,601
Posted By EDLB

Which means that the electric breaks must be...

Which means that the electric breaks must be electric disengaged to be able to move the mechanical trim wheel. How is this done?
5th Jul 2019, 16:10
Replies: 4,548
Views: 4,005,601
Posted By EDLB

Folks you are missing the point. You declare here...

Folks you are missing the point. You declare here implicit to the public that through superior training and pilotage we are able to cut down the spear in rate of the 737 max from once in every 4...
5th Jul 2019, 06:07
Replies: 4,548
Views: 4,005,601
Posted By EDLB

It contains most likely too much truth into it....

It contains most likely too much truth into it. In the 21 century customers will not accept such sloppy construction in a passenger jet.
Mid last century such risks from a malfunction where...
15th May 2019, 16:40
Replies: 82
Views: 85,091
Posted By EDLB

They knew that the crews are not adequately...

They knew that the crews are not adequately trained because they held most of the relevant information to deal with an MCAS run away case back from their customers.

We know now with 20/20...
8th May 2019, 05:56
Replies: 5,127
Views: 10,325,378
Posted By EDLB

There are industry wide standards for the hard...

There are industry wide standards for the hard and software when flight control surfaces are moved outside the direct control of the pilots i.e. for fly by wire aircraft.

It smells that Boeing...
6th May 2019, 15:43
Replies: 120
Views: 107,997
Posted By EDLB

Why did they not divert to KDAB, KMCO. KJAX. All...

Why did they not divert to KDAB, KMCO. KJAX. All within spitting distance and all with over 10000 feet runways.
6th May 2019, 14:17
Replies: 461
Views: 910,457
Posted By EDLB

Andrasz video is a must see for airport fire...

Andrasz video is a must see for airport fire fighters. 30 seconds can make a lot of difference. As earlier they can cool the cabin, as more people have a chance to escape. Also all the small vehicles...
5th May 2019, 12:13
Replies: 120
Views: 107,997
Posted By EDLB

They had been over more than half of the runway...

They had been over more than half of the runway before they touched down. Why did they not set TOGA and went to one of the multiple other airports in a 30 mile radius, have a coffee and go back when...
3rd May 2019, 06:20
Replies: 5,127
Views: 10,325,378
Posted By EDLB

If we talk about human factors we should start at...

If we talk about human factors we should start at the Boeing management decision making. They had years to think about that safety case, and figured, that the two chaps in row zero would always solve...
2nd May 2019, 15:15
Replies: 908
Views: 951,814
Posted By EDLB

The MCAS system failed. It speared in two almost...

The MCAS system failed. It speared in two almost new airliners with about 350 people dead.
You and Boeing can name the system to your liking and call MCAS an augmenting system when it has effective...
21st Apr 2019, 03:05
Replies: 106
Views: 82,431
Posted By EDLB

you missed a zero. 1.500.000.000 litres Or...

you missed a zero.

1.500.000.000 litres Or about 1.000.000 tonnes or 5 Suezmax tankers full of Jet A-1
12th Apr 2019, 19:25
Replies: 5,127
Views: 10,325,378
Posted By EDLB

Hot and high has zero to do with both accidents....

Hot and high has zero to do with both accidents. With two healthy donk’s in a twoholer it is no problem since you have lots of additional power. Why does this totally unrelated topic creep in here?
11th Apr 2019, 08:28
Replies: 5,127
Views: 10,325,378
Posted By EDLB

Question Thanks for the diagram. The two cutout switches...

Thanks for the diagram. The two cutout switches are in series so they are the STAB and B/U.
The cut out funktion works over the R64 main relay. At the same time the FCC knows that it is cut out....
10th Apr 2019, 06:41
Replies: 5,127
Views: 10,325,378
Posted By EDLB

The MCAS was needed for certification, because...

The MCAS was needed for certification, because the large engine nacelles produce lift, because they are large and in a forward position to CG. That’s for any nose up situation.
I ask myself if the...
9th Apr 2019, 07:57
Replies: 5,127
Views: 10,325,378
Posted By EDLB

That the electric motor drives the trim in one...

That the electric motor drives the trim in one direction, does not mean that it is capable to drive it in the other direction if loaded. Think about tightening a vice.
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