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Forum: Tech Log
24th Jul 2014, 16:51
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Views: 1,209,103
Posted By ross_M

I'm not sure I buy that argument entirely. Yes,...

I'm not sure I buy that argument entirely. Yes, the non-specialist compromise design might capture a major chunk of the market. But that doesn't mean that the niche market doesn't exist: Monster cars...
Forum: Tech Log
23rd Jul 2014, 18:29
Replies: 2,053
Views: 1,209,103
Posted By ross_M

Exclamation Article: Researchers now know why Concorde was doomed to fail

I think this article is pretty wacky but the source seemed legit (Duke University / University of Toulouse Professors writing in Journal of Applied Physics) so thought I'd put it out there for...
Forum: Tech Log
8th Dec 2013, 18:28
Replies: 6
Views: 2,949
Posted By ross_M

Gotcha! So 5% is an overly conservative estimate....

Gotcha! So 5% is an overly conservative estimate. It'd be hard or well almost impossible to approach that ratio in any reasonable scenario.

Thanks!
Forum: Tech Log
8th Dec 2013, 17:59
Replies: 6
Views: 2,949
Posted By ross_M

Duh! Stupid me. That's how they get that...

Duh! Stupid me.

That's how they get that number. Interesting. Order of magnitude does 5% make sense though? I know it'll vary between aircraft but is the ratio of total hydraulic fluid inventory...
Forum: Tech Log
8th Dec 2013, 15:32
Replies: 6
Views: 2,949
Posted By ross_M

Skydrol contamination in Fuel

I saw this quote in a FAQ on the Skydrol website. I was wondering how do they figure that 5% contamination is a worst case scenario?

Skydrol.com - Frequently Asked Questions...
16th Jul 2013, 17:44
Replies: 2,399
Views: 1,897,638
Posted By ross_M

Interesting. An uncanny similarity (Wiki...

Interesting. An uncanny similarity (Wiki excerpted):

(1) Captain Asoh was a veteran pilot with roughly 10,000 hours of flight time

(2) His first officer, Captain Joseph Hazen, had similar...
16th Jul 2013, 07:12
Replies: 2,399
Views: 1,897,638
Posted By ross_M

They were not forced into accepting it, were...

They were not forced into accepting it, were they? They could have refused the visual. Knowing your limitations is fundamental to any critical Maneuver.

Obviously, a visual into SFO, is not...
16th Jul 2013, 06:41
Replies: 2,399
Views: 1,897,638
Posted By ross_M

Exactly! Well said. Many professions have...

Exactly! Well said.

Many professions have shifts where end-of-shift fatigue's an issue. But professionals handle this every day. We don't let a trucker excuse a crash because it was "end of...
16th Jul 2013, 03:27
Replies: 2,399
Views: 1,897,638
Posted By ross_M

I think they got off too easy. Compare this...

I think they got off too easy.

Compare this to the shipping accident where Cosco Busan crashed into SFO Bay Bridge in 2007. That crew was held on US soil, without charges, for more than six...
15th Jul 2013, 14:49
Replies: 2,399
Views: 1,897,638
Posted By ross_M

Nice list! :ok: I'll add some, perhaps less...

Nice list! :ok:

I'll add some, perhaps less important, points:

5. General sense of unease in Flight Crew about visual ops. (Speculative, but should be tested. Perhaps by throwing visual...
15th Jul 2013, 11:51
Replies: 2,399
Views: 1,897,638
Posted By ross_M

+1 For those who want to stop discussing...

+1

For those who want to stop discussing this till the official report is out: Fine. But if any system changes are going to result, the sooner the better.

The media, policy-makers and general...
15th Jul 2013, 09:43
Replies: 2,399
Views: 1,897,638
Posted By ross_M

Is there a mandatory requirement to that effect...

Is there a mandatory requirement to that effect (relief crews on flight deck for landings)? I am curious.

How many airlines' internal SOP's mandate it?
14th Jul 2013, 19:12
Replies: 2,399
Views: 1,897,638
Posted By ross_M

I think pilots get off too easily sometimes. ...

I think pilots get off too easily sometimes.

If this hull loss were proven to be nothing but pilot error (speculatively , but not totally outside the realm of possibility) how is it very...
14th Jul 2013, 18:49
Replies: 2,399
Views: 1,897,638
Posted By ross_M

Enough said. :D PS. I hope that effect...

Enough said. :D

PS. I hope that effect didn't last for mere seconds.
14th Jul 2013, 15:48
Replies: 2,399
Views: 1,897,638
Posted By ross_M

In some ways I think this crash is unique because...

In some ways I think this crash is unique because

(1) We have a hull loss with fatalities.
(2) So far as we can guess right now, some degree of pilot error was involved. Perhaps gross error, or...
14th Jul 2013, 15:29
Replies: 2,399
Views: 1,897,638
Posted By ross_M

Frankly, sounds like an overreaction. That joke /...

Frankly, sounds like an overreaction. That joke / prank may have been silly but I didn't think it was horrendously out of place or offensive or anything (compared to the baseline on american TV). The...
14th Jul 2013, 11:49
Replies: 2,399
Views: 1,897,638
Posted By ross_M

But an this incident like Asiana, does it not...

But an this incident like Asiana, does it not have a fairly lasting effect on the bottom line? Compensations apart, does it hurt operating revenues?

Or not? Maybe, the flying public is forgetful...
14th Jul 2013, 09:10
Replies: 2,399
Views: 1,897,638
Posted By ross_M

Here's an empirical question: From past crash /...

Here's an empirical question: From past crash / accident / incident data or FAA / NTSB stats. (or equivalent foreign stats) is there any correlation between the number of hours flown versus...
14th Jul 2013, 08:10
Replies: 2,399
Views: 1,897,638
Posted By ross_M

I was thinking of that too! Maybe, instead...

I was thinking of that too!

Maybe, instead of 10,000 hour pilot we ought to be taking of 2000-landing-pilot etc.
14th Jul 2013, 07:35
Replies: 2,399
Views: 1,897,638
Posted By ross_M

I'm no expert, but I doubt that.

I'm no expert, but I doubt that.
14th Jul 2013, 05:34
Replies: 2,399
Views: 1,897,638
Posted By ross_M

My unsaid assumption was trainer craft time being...

My unsaid assumption was trainer craft time being cheaper than sim time.

Not true? I don't know.
14th Jul 2013, 04:43
Replies: 2,399
Views: 1,897,638
Posted By ross_M

Would a requirement to have flying "by hand" time...

Would a requirement to have flying "by hand" time in cheaper trainer aircraft help any? Just curious.

Reading the past posts, one summary could be:

1. Safety etc. is pushing airlines to...
11th Jul 2013, 18:56
Replies: 2,399
Views: 1,897,638
Posted By ross_M

Since when?

Since when?
11th Jul 2013, 18:04
Replies: 2,399
Views: 1,897,638
Posted By ross_M

That's full circle: An article that's almost...

That's full circle: An article that's almost entirely an email snippet he mooched off here now gets mentioned at a later point in the same thread.
11th Jul 2013, 13:55
Replies: 2,399
Views: 1,897,638
Posted By ross_M

Out of curiosity, how many gallons of fuel...

Out of curiosity, how many gallons of fuel remaining did they have in their tanks? Anyone know?
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