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22nd May 2019, 21:10
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Views: 18,615
Posted By cncpc

I used to fly jumpers in Ireland (the State and...

I used to fly jumpers in Ireland (the State and the North) and I don't recall any rules in the Free State. In the North (UK) I had to be approved by the BSPA.
That said, I never carried passengers....
13th Mar 2019, 04:12
Replies: 5,127
Views: 10,278,200
Posted By cncpc

The autopilot. You'd think a professional...

The autopilot.

You'd think a professional crew would have the aircraft trimmed right before turning on the autopilot.

I don't think these two reports, which I take it are from the two crew on...
13th Mar 2019, 03:06
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Views: 10,278,200
Posted By cncpc

I saw that on Rachel Maddow tonight. I agree that...

I saw that on Rachel Maddow tonight. I agree that this doesn't seem to be MCAS related, given that MCAS doesn't activate when the AP is on. Depending on how out of trim the aircraft is when the...
11th Mar 2019, 20:35
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Views: 10,278,200
Posted By cncpc

Thanks, and to AirBubba as well.

Thanks, and to AirBubba as well.
11th Mar 2019, 18:42
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Views: 10,278,200
Posted By cncpc

My understanding is that MCAS is only operative...

My understanding is that MCAS is only operative with the AP off and flaps extended? Just putting the question out for clarification.
4th Feb 2019, 20:52
Replies: 2,067
Views: 2,546,235
Posted By cncpc

It appears that the only door is open. ...

It appears that the only door is open.



His point is that the aircraft door is open. It's a pressurized aircraft and it takes some force to open that door. Unless someone inside opened it.
...
28th Jan 2019, 03:21
Replies: 2,067
Views: 2,546,235
Posted By cncpc

+1. I have a friend who is very experienced...

+1.

I have a friend who is very experienced ex Canadian TSB investigator. He tells me that when the actual cause of an accident is determined, it rarely is what everybody originally thought it...
27th Jan 2019, 03:24
Replies: 2,067
Views: 2,546,235
Posted By cncpc

I never said it was "perfectly fine" to be...

I never said it was "perfectly fine" to be crossing the channel at MSA or VFR minimums. Flying across that much water requires careful planning and measurement of the risks. This pilot could have...
25th Jan 2019, 17:57
Replies: 2,067
Views: 2,546,235
Posted By cncpc

Just a comment on the discussion of AOC etc. It...

Just a comment on the discussion of AOC etc. It reflects the practice in Canada and I suspect it is the same over in the UK, but...

The renting of an aircraft without crew is not considered a...
24th Jan 2019, 18:47
24th Jan 2019, 04:34
Replies: 2,067
Views: 2,546,235
Posted By cncpc

It isn't possible to be high enough to glide to...

It isn't possible to be high enough to glide to land if the engine calves for the entire segment between Guernsey and the on track shore crossing point. I may be missing your point, but two things....
23rd Jan 2019, 03:23
Replies: 2,067
Views: 2,546,235
Posted By cncpc

Stand corrected. The poster above is right on the...

Stand corrected. The poster above is right on the unpressurized Matrix model.
23rd Jan 2019, 03:11
Replies: 2,067
Views: 2,546,235
Posted By cncpc

I wouldn't describe it as entry level. A 172 is...

I wouldn't describe it as entry level. A 172 is entry level.

There have been a number of Malibu accidents.
23rd Jan 2019, 02:58
Replies: 2,067
Views: 2,546,235
Posted By cncpc

I used to fly piston Malibus, but I've never...

I used to fly piston Malibus, but I've never heard of an unpressurized one.
8th Aug 2018, 05:32
Replies: 502
Views: 266,357
Posted By cncpc

Well spotted.

Well spotted.
31st Jul 2018, 22:31
Replies: 178
Views: 104,647
Posted By cncpc

Now saying it was five minutes after takeoff.

Now saying it was five minutes after takeoff.
28th Jul 2018, 20:41
Replies: 117
Views: 36,046
Posted By cncpc

Just to put this out there. Could a slow ASI have...

Just to put this out there. Could a slow ASI have come into this chain of events, i.e. alive but not yet up to 40 when the aircraft was well past that?
24th Jul 2018, 01:50
Replies: 117
Views: 36,046
Posted By cncpc

The left stab/elevator hit the ground partway...

The left stab/elevator hit the ground partway through the sequence. It appeared to be quite a whack and there was a distinct dust cloud generated.
22nd Jul 2018, 23:19
Replies: 117
Views: 36,046
Posted By cncpc

First thing comes to mind watching that. Or aft...

First thing comes to mind watching that. Or aft CoG.
Forum: Rotorheads
11th Feb 2018, 17:00
Replies: 129
Views: 55,092
Posted By cncpc

It looks like an auto that almost made it. Not...

It looks like an auto that almost made it. Not freefall, not out of control, unless that flat open spot is just a coincidence.
Forum: Rotorheads
13th Oct 2017, 06:35
Replies: 15
Views: 3,851
Posted By cncpc

My first job working mining exploration was at...

My first job working mining exploration was at Revelstoke. A lot of our claim staking and stream sampling started high and walked down to a road, sometimes 5 miles or more. Always to the start in a...
Forum: Rotorheads
3rd Oct 2017, 09:16
Replies: 99
Views: 25,217
Posted By cncpc

Bit of an update here from yesterday. Seems...

Bit of an update here from yesterday.

Seems they were hovering for 10 minutes. May not be accurate, but is seems to say that the airport "operator" wouldn't let him land until a firetruck was...
16th Sep 2017, 18:36
Replies: 6
Views: 2,501
Posted By cncpc

Question on Continued Airworthiness

This relates to a couple of Cessna aircraft I have flown that had Robertston STOL installations.

On application of 10 degrees or greater flap, the aircraft rolls left and will continue to roll...
Forum: Rotorheads
16th Sep 2017, 07:39
Replies: 99
Views: 25,217
Posted By cncpc

The 300 engine is mounted horizontally to a belt...

The 300 engine is mounted horizontally to a belt system at the back.
Forum: Rotorheads
16th Sep 2017, 02:39
Replies: 99
Views: 25,217
Posted By cncpc

I've had the engine stop at the bottom of a...

I've had the engine stop at the bottom of a practice auto. I can't remember the exact reason why, but it had to do with keeping some RPM on the way down after the needles split. I went to roll on...
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