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25th Feb 2019, 16:15
Replies: 2,067
Views: 2,548,310
Posted By portmanteau

Some detective work will find out the pilot's...

Some detective work will find out the pilot's recent flying hours in the absence of his log book.. The airfields he flew from and to will have a record in ATC of the actual departure and arrival...
21st Feb 2019, 20:47
Replies: 2,067
Views: 2,548,310
Posted By portmanteau

No but your question might be answered in AAIB's...

No but your question might be answered in AAIB's Interim Report due out any day soon.
9th Feb 2019, 09:56
Replies: 2,067
Views: 2,548,310
Posted By portmanteau

The image of the wreckage is of the left hand...

The image of the wreckage is of the left hand side rear but it only amounts to less than half the length of the aircraft. Seems odd that there is no sign of the rest of the fuselage. Surely it cannot...
30th Jan 2019, 15:10
Replies: 48
Views: 37,350
Posted By portmanteau

172 Driver post 23; Its ok you misspelt the...

172 Driver post 23; Its ok you misspelt the airline name so they can't touch you....
30th Jan 2019, 10:52
Replies: 307
Views: 313,169
Posted By portmanteau

Well we are not going to see the CVR chat on here...

Well we are not going to see the CVR chat on here and there's no reason to disbelieve what the investigators say about it so sadly this Captain was found wanting on this one day on far too many...
31st Dec 2018, 13:02
Replies: 60
Views: 19,901
Posted By portmanteau

Its an extensive subject. Look it up via google.

Its an extensive subject. Look it up via google.
31st Dec 2018, 11:35
Replies: 60
Views: 19,901
Posted By portmanteau

Nugget 90, You seem to be exonerating NR 840. My...

Nugget 90, You seem to be exonerating NR 840. My understanding is that it was maintaining assigned level of 310 and asked for 350 which understandably was not granted but it climbed anyway. ATC saw...
Forum: Middle East
15th Nov 2018, 15:48
Replies: 3
Views: 3,716
Posted By portmanteau

Aeropix: sad to see such negativity and muddled...

Aeropix: sad to see such negativity and muddled messages. "Company cannot be bothered to send rosters any more" (Boo) but "Rosters are are out a day early " (Hurray). Make up your mind.
14th Oct 2018, 22:07
Replies: 289
Views: 139,392
Posted By portmanteau

DType, put "are flight recorders waterproof" into...

DType, put "are flight recorders waterproof" into google.
5th Oct 2018, 17:27
Replies: 289
Views: 139,392
Posted By portmanteau

04 or 22? To recap, PX 73 schedule is Dep PNI...

04 or 22? To recap, PX 73 schedule is Dep PNI 0850 LT Arr TKK 0855 LT ( pni 1 hour ahead of tkk). Chock to chock time of 1 hour 5 minutes. On 28 Sep departure was delayed 31 minutes to 0921, thus...
3rd Oct 2018, 20:52
Replies: 289
Views: 139,392
Posted By portmanteau

DR Tks missed that.

DR Tks missed that.
3rd Oct 2018, 17:32
Replies: 289
Views: 139,392
Posted By portmanteau

Thought I was about to solve the which runway...

Thought I was about to solve the which runway mystery......Flightradar24 today shows the PX73 flight of 28 SEP from Pohnpei PTPN to Chuuk PTKK but tracking stops halfway. Perhaps someone else would...
3rd Oct 2018, 10:26
Replies: 289
Views: 139,392
Posted By portmanteau

Perhaps interesting to speculate as to the damage...

Perhaps interesting to speculate as to the damage caused by ploughing straight in on finals for 04 compared to overflying 22, not going around for reasons unknown and then going into the water....
2nd Oct 2018, 10:08
Replies: 289
Views: 139,392
Posted By portmanteau

readywhenreaching: That's only what the headline...

readywhenreaching: That's only what the headline writer wrote. Re-read it to see what the airline actually said ( from which it could be inferred that the discovery could have been inside or outside...
2nd Oct 2018, 08:51
Replies: 289
Views: 139,392
Posted By portmanteau

Air Nuigini's site reporting today that body was...

Air Nuigini's site reporting today that body was recovered from the area around the aircraft.
1st Oct 2018, 12:11
Replies: 289
Views: 139,392
Posted By portmanteau

According to airport information Weno does not...

According to airport information Weno does not have a control tower, " comms being provided by Truk Radio on 123.6".
Info also lists 3 ft high Berms ( material unspecified)1 ft from runway...
28th Sep 2018, 20:42
Replies: 289
Views: 139,392
Posted By portmanteau

just to be clear are we clear now that this was...

just to be clear are we clear now that this was an undershoot into the sea on approach to 04, ie the pics fooled us into thinking it had run off the end of 22? They say never believe a sailor but...
Forum: Middle East
16th Aug 2018, 17:41
Replies: 390
Views: 467,122
Posted By portmanteau

Second Interim Statement issued 5th Aug 2018. ...

Second Interim Statement issued 5th Aug 2018. See http://gcaa.gov.ae/en/epublication/pages/investigationReport.aspx

Final Report soon.
12th Jun 2018, 11:36
Replies: 62
Views: 13,348
Posted By portmanteau

runway numbers US style

I am guessing that US pilots cleared for "zero nine left" at LHR, don't say " give me that in single figures please".
When in Rome..... and btw the Jepps at PHX not only show 8 but they paint 8 on...
24th May 2018, 13:47
Replies: 43
Views: 19,389
Posted By portmanteau

I note , today, that Peter Foley MH370 Search...

I note , today, that Peter Foley MH370 Search Programme Director in an Estimates Hearing in the Australian Parliament on 22nd May said " There's no earthly reason why someone in control of an...
23rd May 2018, 11:48
Replies: 43
Views: 19,389
Posted By portmanteau

Why would a pilot wait for 7 hours before ending...

Why would a pilot wait for 7 hours before ending it all? More likely surely to choose to ditch or go straight in at an earlier time when there was still fuel on board? The 7th arc is a fact, some of...
Forum: Jet Blast
18th May 2018, 09:16
Replies: 87
Views: 13,606
Posted By portmanteau

I may have missed it in four years of tuning in...

I may have missed it in four years of tuning in but has any 777 pilot said yeah we knew all about the ping thing pre 7.3.14?
Forum: Jet Blast
16th May 2018, 14:41
Replies: 87
Views: 13,606
Posted By portmanteau

Capt Hardy on the 60 Minute programme apparently...

Capt Hardy on the 60 Minute programme apparently made the "remarkable discovery" that 370 dodged between Thailand and Malaysian airspace in order to avoid radar detection. There is a more mundane and...
25th Apr 2018, 22:48
Replies: 307
Views: 313,169
Posted By portmanteau

ATC Watcher, I think you need a refresher course...

ATC Watcher, I think you need a refresher course in basic ATC principles, one of which is to help aircraft in trouble. 211 clearly had problems and the sooner he was on the ground the better but it...
24th Apr 2018, 17:42
Replies: 307
Views: 313,169
Posted By portmanteau

Quote: Originally posted by LFAJ: If anyone of...

Quote:
Originally posted by LFAJ: If anyone of us makes a mistake there are checks and balances to help to identify it and procedures to correct it.

Quote:
Originally posted by Screencap: How it...
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