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13th Apr 2022, 01:41
Replies: 570
Views: 973,560
Posted By PuraVidaTransport

My problem with the suicide theory is timing. ...

My problem with the suicide theory is timing. They were at top of decent which tells me all pilots should be in the cockpit. I doubt even a Chinese captain could come up with an excuse good enough...
7th Apr 2022, 17:57
Replies: 4
Views: 2,516
Posted By PuraVidaTransport

DHL 757 skids off runway in San Jose, Costa Rica

A DHL 757 took off from San Jose on it's way to Guatemala when they declared an emergency citing hydraulic failure. They landed fine but the airplane skidded off the runway at low speed, doing major...
11th Jan 2020, 00:10
Replies: 683
Views: 1,667,894
Posted By PuraVidaTransport

People should go back and read the report, or...

People should go back and read the report, or better yet watch the videos, done by the Dutch for MH17. The amount of information they were able to get from a variety of sources was amazing. In the...
10th Jan 2020, 11:23
Replies: 683
Views: 1,667,894
Posted By PuraVidaTransport

Iranian investigators showing the media the black...

Iranian investigators showing the media the black boxes Can anyone translate what they are saying?
https://twitter.com/Ruptly/status/1215573747106832386
9th Jan 2020, 17:54
Replies: 683
Views: 1,667,894
Posted By PuraVidaTransport

There is clearly a missile going upward, left to...

There is clearly a missile going upward, left to right then a detonation and we see the aircraft on fire falling right to left. If the reports coming out in US publications now are true, that may...
9th Jan 2020, 17:34
Replies: 683
Views: 1,667,894
Posted By PuraVidaTransport

I think that last video removes all doubt...

I think that last video removes all doubt...
16th Mar 2019, 20:10
Replies: 5,120
Views: 11,134,342
Posted By PuraVidaTransport

AvHerald reporting the CVR has been read out and...

AvHerald reporting the CVR has been read out and the data given to the Ethiopian authorities without being listened to by the French. The work on the FDR is ongoing.
13th Mar 2019, 20:56
Replies: 5,120
Views: 11,134,342
Posted By PuraVidaTransport

FYI on U.S. Political system

As chief executive, the President of the U.S. does have the statutory authority to order the FAA to ground any plane he wishes. Without good cause, it could be viewed as an abuse of his power and...
27th Feb 2019, 18:43
Replies: 32
Views: 31,356
Posted By PuraVidaTransport

After Malaysia Air 17, there should be no...

After Malaysia Air 17, there should be no questions or discussions of routing commercial aircraft around any active combat zone, especially one between two old enemies like India and Pakistan. Any...
25th Feb 2019, 05:46
Replies: 921
Views: 2,253,136
Posted By PuraVidaTransport

For those of you who are talking about diversion...

For those of you who are talking about diversion fuel and don't have a good idea of airports in Texas, just an FYI post. There are a LOT alternates (runway length ~8000ft or longer) as close or...
1st Dec 2018, 02:06
Replies: 719
Views: 516,068
Posted By PuraVidaTransport

Hopefully, being held hostage like this this will...

Hopefully, being held hostage like this this will make other nations think more closely about giving up their sovereignty.
14th Sep 2017, 02:47
Replies: 6
Views: 13,234
Posted By PuraVidaTransport

I don't think any airline allows the use of an...

I don't think any airline allows the use of an electronic cig on board but with the (FAA) rules on batteries, you can't put them in your checked bag so they must be carried inside the passenger cabin...
6th Aug 2017, 06:14
Replies: 1,219
Views: 720,909
Posted By PuraVidaTransport

Flying a night visual approach, wouldn't the lack...

Flying a night visual approach, wouldn't the lack of PAPI lights on the "runway" while looking to the left and seeing PAPI for the "other" runway, be a rather large clue? And by the time the AC...
23rd Dec 2016, 18:03
Replies: 158
Views: 170,224
Posted By PuraVidaTransport

Lost gear

In one of the first videos that shows the Captain's side of the airplane during the takeoff run, one of the spectators repeatedly shouted "Ese avion boto una llanta" or "that airplane lost a tire". ...
23rd Dec 2016, 02:27
Replies: 158
Views: 170,224
Posted By PuraVidaTransport

Nice reply noflynomore....keeping it classy. ...

Nice reply noflynomore....keeping it classy. Unlike you, I don't know how much weight was on the wheels at the time it passed the end of the runway. I also don't know the weight it takes to crush...
23rd Dec 2016, 01:24
Replies: 158
Views: 170,224
Posted By PuraVidaTransport

EMAS in this case

Just a question out of curiosity and none of my research has given me an answer. What would have happened to the plane/pilots in this case, if they hit an EMAS (Engineered Materials Arrestor System)...
22nd Dec 2016, 03:39
Replies: 158
Views: 170,224
Posted By PuraVidaTransport

The survivor in the video was basically thanking...

The survivor in the video was basically thanking the soldiers of the Colombian Army and God for saving his life. He said nothing at all about events...

Just watched the video where he was found...
21st Dec 2016, 23:36
Replies: 158
Views: 170,224
Posted By PuraVidaTransport

People filming

I wouldn't read too much into people being there and filming the takeoff. Having lived in Central America for close to ten years now, in my experience it is very common to see people...
25th Mar 2016, 22:51
Replies: 1,540
Views: 1,677,522
Posted By PuraVidaTransport

CVR parts

I'm of the mind when he said "don't do this" he may have been talking to the aircraft itself not to the other pilot.
19th Mar 2016, 04:53
Replies: 1,540
Views: 1,677,522
Posted By PuraVidaTransport

FR24 Observations

16.29 Fairly close to airport at 11K ft.
16.42 On approach then began to climb and increase speed so did a missed approach from an altitude of 1750ft
16.50 climbed out to 8K ft. southwest and from...
5th Oct 2015, 21:32
Replies: 16
Views: 16,443
Posted By PuraVidaTransport

Iberia A340 at SJO...very low approach/landing

Local media is reporting an Iberia A340 performing flight 6313 non-stop from Madrid, made a very low approach and landing at SJO airport in Costa Rica yesterday. Photos and video show it clearing...
12th Feb 2015, 03:03
Replies: 748
Views: 694,077
Posted By PuraVidaTransport

CNN Reports 10 of 49 fail test

CNN is reporting that of the 49 TransAsia pilots the TCAA have tested, 10 of those have failed the oral exam and will need retraining before they are allowed back into the cockpit. The 39 who did...
Forum: Tech Log
2nd Oct 2014, 02:49
Replies: 1,677
Views: 495,492
Posted By PuraVidaTransport

What if...

What if the Egypt 767 would have been an A330? Who would have had control? What would the outcome have been??

It is obvious in AF447, having the yoke in his lap for 3 minutes would have given...
22nd Apr 2014, 18:12
Replies: 11,823
Views: 22,368,741
Posted By PuraVidaTransport

It appears to me someone went to a lot of trouble...

It appears to me someone went to a lot of trouble to make the final resting place difficult to find. If that is the case, what are the odds the final act was doing something to induce an in-flight...
11th Mar 2014, 22:52
Replies: 11,823
Views: 22,368,741
Posted By PuraVidaTransport

Interesting chart

Average Effective Performance Time for flying
personnel without supplemental oxygen:
15,000 to 18,000 feet ..........30 minutes or more
22,000 ...
8th Mar 2014, 00:42
Replies: 11,823
Views: 22,368,741
Posted By PuraVidaTransport

Flight Aware often does not have complete data. ...

Flight Aware often does not have complete data. Airline statement says they departed at 12:41am and lost contact about two hours later at 2:40am. Looking at the Flight Aware estimated positions (at...
Forum: Tech Log
28th Feb 2013, 00:57
Replies: 1,064
Views: 168,736
Posted By PuraVidaTransport

When the plane reverted to Alternate Law (2B if I...

When the plane reverted to Alternate Law (2B if I remember correctly), engaging the autopilot was not an option. Once latched into alternate law, the autopilot can not be reengaged until the system...
Forum: Tech Log
8th Aug 2012, 23:18
Replies: 1,454
Views: 232,034
Posted By PuraVidaTransport

Response times of elevator and THS

Looking at the graph Dozy posted, noticed something I guess never computed before and apologize if it's been discussed to death and it just didn't make an impression. From 2:12.32 until about...
Forum: Tech Log
5th May 2012, 16:09
Replies: 1,550
Views: 277,920
Posted By PuraVidaTransport

For all the knowledgeable military guys, a...

For all the knowledgeable military guys, a question to help guide my opinion on side-sticks versus yokes. In duel seat trainers for aircraft such as the F-16 or F-18, does the training pilot's stick...
Forum: Tech Log
15th Oct 2011, 17:24
Replies: 1,688
Views: 388,535
Posted By PuraVidaTransport

BOAC- Point well taken. Indeed, despite the 25...

BOAC-
Point well taken. Indeed, despite the 25 degree reduction in pitch the wing was still stalled so you could say it was the pilot inputs (and resulting THS setting) that kept the aircraft...
Forum: Tech Log
15th Oct 2011, 14:34
Replies: 1,688
Views: 388,535
Posted By PuraVidaTransport

Dozy Agree, for a full recovery, the pilots...

Dozy
Agree, for a full recovery, the pilots needed to put in some nose-down inputs, gain enough speed and then pull back into level flight. My point was that to say the aircraft was 'held' in the...
Forum: Tech Log
15th Oct 2011, 13:46
Replies: 1,412
Views: 442,527
Posted By PuraVidaTransport

I love all the stories we keep hearing of a...

I love all the stories we keep hearing of a 'deep' stall and the notion that AF447 was being held in the stall by the THS and elevators. People, get this out of your heads.

Please go look at...
Forum: Tech Log
14th Oct 2011, 23:57
Replies: 1,412
Views: 442,527
Posted By PuraVidaTransport

Dozy My point was IF the PF had any problems...

Dozy
My point was IF the PF had any problems with those well-used checklists, even a momentary lapse in responding, it would indicate to me he had problems with remembering checklists, especially...
Forum: Tech Log
14th Oct 2011, 21:43
Replies: 1,412
Views: 442,527
Posted By PuraVidaTransport

IMO, the last few seconds of the CVR doesn't...

IMO, the last few seconds of the CVR doesn't impact the 'why' or 'how' of this accident and is therefore irrelevant to the investigation outcome. Below 4000ft. they were obviously scared and in a...
Forum: Tech Log
22nd Sep 2011, 00:35
Replies: 1,688
Views: 388,535
Posted By PuraVidaTransport

It's the engine thrust...nothing more

Clandestino - If you will look at the FDR traces in the latest report, you will notice that at 2:11:45 the pilot had full nose-up sidestick inputs, the THS was in the process of moving to full nose...
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