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29th Dec 2021, 21:41
Replies: 358
Views: 153,227
Posted By retired guy

Emirates Flight ‘Technical Incident’ in Dubai...

Emirates Flight ‘Technical Incident’ in Dubai Under UAE Regulator Investigation - Bloomberg (https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2021-12-29/uae-regulator-probes-emirates-flight-incident-in-dubai)...
29th Dec 2021, 09:20
Replies: 183
Views: 80,337
Posted By retired guy

Was Forkner not just a simulator tester and...

Was Forkner not just a simulator tester and involved with Technical Publications such as VOL2? He wasn't a test pilot like the other 20 or so who actually put the Max through the test program aloft...
28th Dec 2021, 15:41
Replies: 358
Views: 153,227
Posted By retired guy

If this is true it represents a shocking...

If this is true it represents a shocking catalogue of errors on the day, but also in training and culture. This simply could not happen without the crew being so far off the beam as to be...
28th Dec 2021, 15:34
Replies: 358
Views: 153,227
Posted By retired guy

ALL PILOTS NOT TERMINATED. Thanks Emma. I am...

ALL PILOTS NOT TERMINATED.
Thanks Emma. I am guessing that inside information so thanks for that.
28th Dec 2021, 09:56
Replies: 358
Views: 153,227
Posted By retired guy

Looks as if this was vert close if true. ...

Looks as if this was vert close if true.
Emirates “Near Miss” On Take Off?Emirates flight 231 from Dubai (DXB) to Washington DC (IAD) appears to have experienced a potentially significant anomaly...
24th Oct 2021, 17:10
Replies: 2
Views: 2,056
Posted By retired guy

737 MAX return to Seattle with Flight Control Problems?

TUI Boeing 737 MAX Delivery Flight Returns To SeattleOn October 14th, a new Boeing 737 MAX 8 got ready to fly to Brussels to be leased to TUI fly Belgium by the Aviation Capital Group (ACG). However,...
14th Jun 2021, 08:36
Replies: 848
Views: 863,903
Posted By retired guy

Dave. Can you provide the safety recommendations...

Dave. Can you provide the safety recommendations please? I can’t find them
in this thread. Many thanks.
28th Mar 2021, 13:54
Replies: 10
Views: 1,541
Posted By retired guy

I beg to differ. I a world now where the number...

I beg to differ. I a world now where the number of emergencies is smaller than 30 years ago, when it was possible to learn on the job, one simply trains differently. First of all the ability to fly...
26th Mar 2021, 17:48
Replies: 10
Views: 1,541
Posted By retired guy

Hi Pineteam The classics are lf course AF 447 -...

Hi Pineteam
The classics are lf course AF 447 - airplane perfectly flyable but ended up in the sea. Tragic. Not an easy one to handle but that's why we spent all those years training for it. QF32 is...
26th Mar 2021, 11:18
Replies: 848
Views: 863,903
Posted By retired guy

Hi Asturias. I think we are talking about the CVR...

Hi Asturias. I think we are talking about the CVR memory card - the box was found - is that correct? If its a memory card buried in deep mud it going to be some challenge all right.
26th Mar 2021, 11:09
Replies: 10
Views: 1,541
Posted By retired guy

HI Safety Pee. I am not sure that the families of...

HI Safety Pee. I am not sure that the families of the passengers on Swirijaya 182, PIA Karachi, B737 Rostov on Don and so many others would agree that we have reached a safe place. Moreover every day...
26th Mar 2021, 10:08
Replies: 10
Views: 1,541
Posted By retired guy

Young Paul. You don't sound that young with 25...

Young Paul.
You don't sound that young with 25 years under the belt! Could be 45 + I guess which is young by me standards. If you are being trained this way then you are one of the lucky ones I...
25th Mar 2021, 11:21
Replies: 96
Views: 42,751
Posted By retired guy

Agree Dave Think of all the crashes which were...

Agree Dave Think of all the crashes which were catastrophic but no fire in particular BD at Kegworth. The slightest rupture of the aircraft skin which is inevitable in a crash would presumably...
25th Mar 2021, 10:29
Replies: 10
Views: 1,541
Posted By retired guy

Skill Decline in pilots pre Covid

There is much talk about skill decline, quite rightly, during Covid. Rusty planes and rusty pilots with minimal retraining going back up there. Lost the natural rhythm of flying a plane which is...
25th Mar 2021, 10:13
Replies: 848
Views: 863,903
Posted By retired guy

Dear EXCRABgg Experience - oh dear. What a...

Dear EXCRABgg
Experience - oh dear. What a misused word I find. I knew a man who retired from the civil service and he was described as a man who had 35 years experience. A soft voice at the back...
5th Feb 2021, 22:43
Replies: 848
Views: 863,903
Posted By retired guy

Cessnapete You’re not missing anything. It’s...

Cessnapete
You’re not missing anything. It’s not the A/T nor the A/P that caused this crash. It’s a 737. It requires no automatic systems to fly perfectly well. It requires - uniquely today- no...
5th Feb 2021, 22:34
Replies: 848
Views: 863,903
Posted By retired guy

no it’s not Herod. Except yaw damper.

no it’s not Herod. Except yaw damper.
4th Feb 2021, 10:07
Replies: 848
Views: 863,903
Posted By retired guy

zero/zero I think you are right. Why do we...

zero/zero

I think you are right. Why do we need to discuss things like "its a formed metal pipe, and gives HPC discharge pressure to the ECU,......." when the internal workings of a jet engine...
4th Feb 2021, 07:45
Replies: 848
Views: 863,903
Posted By retired guy

Icarus2001 Reuters:- On Jan 19th 2021...

Icarus2001

Reuters:-

On Jan 19th 2021 the KNKT reported that the FDR contained 330 parameters of a total of 18 flights. The KNKT have already developed a general picture of the accident,...
1st Feb 2021, 10:41
Replies: 848
Views: 863,903
Posted By retired guy

Hi Icarus2001. I did say it as a question because...

Hi Icarus2001. I did say it as a question because as I said I am new to this thread. I said. >>> Is that correct?
If so, and I apologise if that is not a correct assumption? However I have been...
31st Jan 2021, 14:15
Replies: 848
Views: 863,903
Posted By retired guy

Hi Folks. Just joined this thread with not having...

Hi Folks. Just joined this thread with not having read it all but I have been browsing. There seems to be little doubt that the A/T malfunction was the fault which was the precursor to the crash. Is...
25th Aug 2020, 19:35
Replies: 23
Views: 18,137
Posted By retired guy

Dear esscee, I don't think you need to worry...

Dear esscee, I don't think you need to worry about the Max being safe to fly when it is re-certified and back in service. The 737 MAX or whatever they call it will of course not fly until all major...
26th May 2020, 12:20
Replies: 1,672
Views: 2,840,422
Posted By retired guy

Toruk. Done it for real. A few times in a long...

Toruk. Done it for real. A few times in a long career. Just got into too high and fast through nobody’s fault. Circumstances. No sweat at all. GA with circuit to land or 360 on finals (quieter...
26th May 2020, 12:13
Replies: 1,672
Views: 2,840,422
Posted By retired guy

Hi ex Sp it was an early GPWS “pull up pull up”...

Hi ex Sp
it was an early GPWS “pull up pull up” followed by “shut up gringo” followed by ....” end of recording “!
25th May 2020, 22:20
Replies: 1,672
Views: 2,840,422
Posted By retired guy

Georgina You won’t get reverse with no gear....

Georgina
You won’t get reverse with no gear. But it’s a bit academic. Reverse was probably wrecked by the impact on the engines. If they had simply let it slide to a halt someone will one day work...
25th May 2020, 17:28
Replies: 1,672
Views: 2,840,422
Posted By retired guy

Thanks Airbus, you have the nub of the matter...

Thanks Airbus, you have the nub of the matter right here. You describe what should happen in a well run airline and on a disciplined flight deck. SOPs are always very clear on gates and there are...
25th May 2020, 08:21
Replies: 1,672
Views: 2,840,422
Posted By retired guy

I have that one. As stated it has grievances but...

I have that one. As stated it has grievances but so did many Boeing employees so I wouldn’t discount it on those grounds! It’s very well put together as a timeline of the events unfolding. Looks like...
24th May 2020, 21:55
Replies: 1,672
Views: 2,840,422
Posted By retired guy

Quite correct What Next. You can add on pitch...

Quite correct What Next. You can add on pitch attitude 15 degrees and stable. So often see after EFTO wild pitch oscillations causing secondary unwanted descent. And add in stable flight. Not...
3rd Feb 2020, 12:04
Replies: 185
Views: 86,058
Posted By retired guy

Airplanes are living things. The best pilots do...

Airplanes are living things. The best pilots do not sit in cockpits so much as strap them on. The United States Navy manages to instill a sense of this in its fledgling fighter pilots by ramming them...
3rd Feb 2020, 09:42
Replies: 185
Views: 86,058
Posted By retired guy

I think it is an excellent article Capn Rex. I...

I think it is an excellent article Capn Rex. I could pick a few holes in bits of it but it is the best account I have seen. I have just heard on a podcast the full account of the first Lionair that...
3rd Feb 2020, 09:37
Replies: 185
Views: 86,058
Posted By retired guy

Sunfish Nobody is saying that. They are saying...

Sunfish
Nobody is saying that. They are saying that standards are standards and that those should be the same whether you are flying in Indonesia, Ethiopia or anywhere else. Nobody said the poor...
Forum: Tech Log
2nd Feb 2020, 17:01
Replies: 30
Views: 3,251
Posted By retired guy

Thanks Goldenrivett I think this is an example...

Thanks Goldenrivett
I think this is an example of this concept which is in The Boeing training manuals.Drifting off the side of the runway

A tyre can apply a force to runway laterally and...
Forum: Tech Log
1st Feb 2020, 10:27
Replies: 23
Views: 6,237
Posted By retired guy

Yes Rog In the good old days we had these guys...

Yes Rog
In the good old days we had these guys cruising around the plane keeping an eye, or maybe not, on things.
But now in LCC world there are no spare bods.
R Guy
Forum: Tech Log
1st Feb 2020, 09:36
Replies: 23
Views: 6,237
Posted By retired guy

Agreed not necessarily a pilot, and indeed...

Agreed not necessarily a pilot, and indeed preferably not a pilot who has better things to be doing.
But by any interpretation the guy pumping the fuel cannot comply with the following para.>>
...
31st Jan 2020, 13:23
Replies: 54
Views: 57,391
Posted By retired guy

fdr How's it going? For info I was training a...

fdr
How's it going?
For info I was training a 737 guy on Lesson one FFS (first day on sim.). How to fly straight and level. Effect of power. That sort of boring but essential ab initial stuff....
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