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24th Sep 2020, 09:09
Replies: 341
Views: 137,397
Posted By infrequentflyer789

tdracer I am guessing this was before the ET...

tdracer

I am guessing this was before the ET FDR traces were released, be interesting if you asked now and they all said that the first thing they'd do was get the a/c back in trim and then turn...
21st Sep 2020, 13:29
Replies: 99
Views: 23,773
Posted By infrequentflyer789

Thanks, this is the paper referred to in various...

Thanks, this is the paper referred to in various news articles this morning that I was struggling to find a link to.

In summary: :mad::mad:

Paper looks pretty thorough, on first read through...
20th Sep 2020, 22:57
Replies: 341
Views: 137,397
Posted By infrequentflyer789

Nope, engineers usually can't and don't overrule...

Nope, engineers usually can't and don't overrule management cost decisions, they can't reassign budgets or move funding.

They can, and should, refuse to do what is unacceptable when asked, that is...
Forum: Jet Blast
20th Sep 2020, 10:34
Replies: 102
Views: 32,548
Posted By infrequentflyer789

Joe le Taxi Yes, most people survive covid...

Joe le Taxi

Yes, most people survive covid (some admittedly permanently disabled, but we don't know how many yet so lets forget about them). Yes most people dying of covid are old - but same for...
15th Sep 2020, 13:02
Replies: 99
Views: 23,773
Posted By infrequentflyer789

Bindair Dundat Interesting, how Boeing must...

Bindair Dundat

Interesting, how Boeing must wish the World had done it your way over MAX and MCAS. Read the accident reports, decide there is no solution in there, and that the solution is to...
15th Sep 2020, 10:51
Replies: 58
Views: 28,161
Posted By infrequentflyer789

Joe_K Not sure that's the right link for the...

Joe_K

Not sure that's the right link for the quote, this one definitely has it:...
12th Sep 2020, 00:05
Replies: 124
Views: 26,486
Posted By infrequentflyer789

SamYeager Simplistic? Yes - I'm well under...

SamYeager

Simplistic? Yes - I'm well under 60, years off being able to retire, but I am still being advised by government (central and local) and doctors to go out as little as possible, and only...
Forum: Tech Log
7th Sep 2020, 16:11
Replies: 16
Views: 1,869
Posted By infrequentflyer789

Looking at other photos of it, it is more of a...

Looking at other photos of it, it is more of a two-fuselage aircraft than a non-fuselage, so this may not be as much of a problem as it at first seems, departure from the "trailing edge" looks...
5th Sep 2020, 14:02
Replies: 124
Views: 26,486
Posted By infrequentflyer789

[/indent]In the UK because the government failed...

[/indent]In the UK because the government failed to inform or properly inform.[/quote]

Not so, the correct messages were out there more than a week before lockdown, I followed them, planned, and...
4th Sep 2020, 23:50
Replies: 124
Views: 26,486
Posted By infrequentflyer789

UK testing has been fairly static for at least a...

UK testing has been fairly static for at least a month now, but positives are rising. Hospital admissions lag cases by at least 10 days or so, ICU by a bit more and deaths by 4-6 weeks (although you...
29th Aug 2020, 21:58
Replies: 58
Views: 28,161
Posted By infrequentflyer789

The article isn't entirely clear, but my reading...

The article isn't entirely clear, but my reading is that there is (at least potentially) both a fatigue issue and a limit loads issue.

I think what is going on is that there are two issues, bad...
19th Aug 2020, 16:06
Replies: 39
Views: 16,229
Posted By infrequentflyer789

I quoted directly from internet pages on official...

I quoted directly from internet pages on official travel operator internet sites, that is where I have been looking.

I haven't personally left the house for over 5 months, I chose to "shield" some...
19th Aug 2020, 15:40
Replies: 15
Views: 8,098
Posted By infrequentflyer789

Landflap There are many different types of...

Landflap

There are many different types of tests, none of them, to my knowledge, test for presence of "the virus" as in whole, viable, infectious virus - that doesn't mean the tests are bad or...
18th Aug 2020, 23:50
Replies: 39
Views: 16,229
Posted By infrequentflyer789

Not sure where you have been looking, but buses...

Not sure where you have been looking, but buses and trains definitely being restricted in UK, which is where I am and where I know. To quote a local bus service FAQ:



And long distance, from...
18th Aug 2020, 14:10
Replies: 39
Views: 16,229
Posted By infrequentflyer789

Many would say, with some justification, that...

Many would say, with some justification, that trying to "keep air travel numbers up" makes absolutely no sense while fighting a global pandemic.
We are not even trying to keep train travel numbers...
15th Aug 2020, 21:18
Replies: 39
Views: 16,229
Posted By infrequentflyer789

He's missed more than one trick along those...

He's missed more than one trick along those lines, imagine the potential of parents paying not to be sat near their children (on other airlines I've seen parents in business with their kids back in...
13th Aug 2020, 01:03
Replies: 55
Views: 18,341
Posted By infrequentflyer789

Well, that ain't good enough for me, not any...

Well, that ain't good enough for me, not any more. For several years now I've been one of those in the "fun" position of depending on medication (lots of it) to keep me alive. Passport wallet and...
8th Aug 2020, 14:19
Replies: 341
Views: 137,397
Posted By infrequentflyer789

Oh it may well be memory, my aero engineering was...

Oh it may well be memory, my aero engineering was a long time ago, my career ended up going in a different direction. I am pretty sure however that there was a (minimum) g threshold for MCAS to...
7th Aug 2020, 23:58
Replies: 341
Views: 137,397
Posted By infrequentflyer789

If my memory serves, MCAS was designed to address...

If my memory serves, MCAS was designed to address an issue in high-speed high-g turns at high AOA, based on wind tunnel tests and simulations. When they did the flight tests with the real aircraft...
28th Jul 2020, 21:16
Replies: 11
Views: 6,028
Posted By infrequentflyer789

Incubation is up to 7 days before symptoms,...

Incubation is up to 7 days before symptoms, infectious 1-2 days before that. PCR swab test has very high false negative rate if used too early, even testing at 8 days after exposure has 20% false...
27th Jul 2020, 22:11
Replies: 29
Views: 9,860
Posted By infrequentflyer789

Benjamin Ah, got it, thanks (and to others...

Benjamin

Ah, got it, thanks (and to others who have pointed it out). I figured single engine events with probability of dual event would be the trigger, but must have missed the reports on first...
27th Jul 2020, 22:03
Replies: 341
Views: 137,397
Posted By infrequentflyer789

Er, no - or at least we can't say it won't do...

Er, no - or at least we can't say it won't do that without much more info.

The previous version didn't in fact trim "over and over again" unless it was "reset" - and then the next trim is for a...
27th Jul 2020, 20:01
Replies: 29
Views: 9,860
Posted By infrequentflyer789

It does appear to, but it is also obvious that...

It does appear to, but it is also obvious that the guy is working, and trying to reverse-engineer, with incomplete information. There is a follow-up video which makes it a lot clearer, both to the...
15th Jul 2020, 20:40
Replies: 99
Views: 23,773
Posted By infrequentflyer789

Humans not good at instinctively estimating small...

Humans not good at instinctively estimating small risks, as usual.



I can believe all that, but to get to and from the aircraft you have to go through one of those other (anti)social situations...
7th Jul 2020, 20:11
Replies: 1,657
Views: 2,607,782
Posted By infrequentflyer789

Is there not a third option for (2) along the...

Is there not a third option for (2) along the lines of: did they actually think the gear was down for the landing(*) and then "raised" it (but actually lowered it - continuing previous apparent state...
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