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15th Dec 2017, 21:31
Replies: 86
Views: 80,748
Posted By Rockhound

Agree with J.O. Non-technical eye-witness...

Agree with J.O. Non-technical eye-witness accounts of aircraft accidents must be treated with extreme caution. That both engines would fail seems very odd but obviously the aircraft failed to gain...
Forum: Canada
27th Mar 2017, 02:21
Replies: 47
Views: 25,570
Posted By Rockhound

Sam, My intention was merely to disabuse...

Sam,
My intention was merely to disabuse Airbubba of the notion that Montreal FIR controllers may be deficient in English language skills.
Forum: Canada
27th Mar 2017, 01:37
Replies: 47
Views: 25,570
Posted By Rockhound

English language skills at Montreal ATC

I can assure Airbubba that the Montreal, Quebec, controllers all speak English completely fluently.
28th Dec 2016, 11:49
Replies: 486
Views: 526,232
Posted By Rockhound

According to the BBC, the CVR revealed there was...

According to the BBC, the CVR revealed there was a problem operating the flaps, resulting in loss of control.
25th Jul 2016, 19:45
Replies: 28
Views: 15,211
Posted By Rockhound

a330pc, So are you saying those unlucky souls...

a330pc,
So are you saying those unlucky souls had to wait three days to get out of HOU?
Of course serviceability problems can arise in new aircraft but they're more likely in aircraft that are well...
25th Jul 2016, 14:40
Replies: 28
Views: 15,211
Posted By Rockhound

You can't expect anything better when you operate...

You can't expect anything better when you operate an aging (to use a polite word for clapped-out) fleet. The aircraft involved was C-FCAB, a 28 year-old 767-375ER. The rest of the AC 767 fleet...
24th Jun 2016, 21:43
Replies: 4
Views: 2,671
Posted By Rockhound

BA92 YYZ-LHR Diversion June 22

BA92 (or 5CA), a B744 (G-CIVJ), departed Toronto Pearson (YYZ) at 2257Z on June 22, bound for London Heathrow (LHR). About an hour into the flight, they made a U-turn over Quebec Province and headed...
31st Mar 2016, 15:39
Replies: 80
Views: 55,009
Posted By Rockhound

Idiotic report by Stephen Puddicombe on CBC Radio...

Idiotic report by Stephen Puddicombe on CBC Radio this morning. Apparently he was astonished by the preliminary pronouncement of an NTSB investigator on the scene, who surmised that it looks to have...
13th Mar 2016, 16:18
Replies: 3,529
Views: 4,935,722
Posted By Rockhound

Are we missing the point?

Surely all this talk about breaching Germany's strict privacy laws is missing the point. It seems to me the physician(s) who examined Lubitz and had serious misgivings as to his health should have...
14th Jan 2016, 15:22
Replies: 48
Views: 25,741
Posted By Rockhound

Memories of the 747

I remember my first flight in a 747, FRA-JFK on TWA in 1970. After landing I waited until the other pax had disembarked, then wandered upstairs and gazed in wonderment through the open door of the...
Forum: Canada
31st Aug 2015, 01:26
Replies: 21
Views: 11,748
Posted By Rockhound

The press release gives the impression that these...

The press release gives the impression that these 767s are new, from Boeing.
As I understand it, all four aircraft are used and formerly belonged to the Qantas fleet.

Rockhound
5th Apr 2015, 15:26
Replies: 3,529
Views: 4,935,722
Posted By Rockhound

Thank you, 737er, for posting that piece from The...

Thank you, 737er, for posting that piece from The New Yorker by psychiatrist Gary Greenberg. I'm no psychiatrist or psychologist but there's no mistaking good common sense, of which you can never get...
Forum: Canada
30th Mar 2015, 22:26
Replies: 19
Views: 6,233
Posted By Rockhound

Crash? What crash?

Multycpl,
Dear me, do my eyes deceive me? Surely you're not maligning the People's Airline??
In a press conference on Sunday, Air Canada's COO, Herr Klaus Goersch, spoke as follows (this is...
30th Mar 2015, 00:55
Replies: 473
Views: 426,067
Posted By Rockhound

"Some damage...hard landing"

There was a totally unbelievable announcement made by Air Canada's Chief Operating Officer, Klaus Goersch, at a press conference somewhere (Halifax airport?). Well, unbelievable if it wasn't for the...
1st Jan 2015, 17:28
Replies: 3,924
Views: 3,791,837
Posted By Rockhound

Stall warnings on AF447

Roseland,
In reference to your post #857, you are incorrect when you claimed that the stall warnings on AF447 stopped shortly after the captain re-entered the cockpit.
The stall warning sounded a...
8th Mar 2014, 18:26
Replies: 11,824
Views: 21,314,031
Posted By Rockhound

Andrasz (post #372) The advisory on the MAS...

Andrasz (post #372)
The advisory on the MAS website that contact with MH370 was lost at 0240 local is obviously in error, perhaps unintentional or a misinterpretation.

Rockhound
Forum: Tech Log
22nd Jul 2012, 23:32
Replies: 1,454
Views: 173,379
Posted By Rockhound

Hi JCJ, Just read your last post. I confess I...

Hi JCJ,
Just read your last post.
I confess I know nothing about playback of a CVR tape. I just naively assumed that if the audio quality is not the best, different interpretations may result....
Forum: Tech Log
22nd Jul 2012, 23:21
Replies: 1,454
Views: 173,379
Posted By Rockhound

I checked back to read JCJ's earlier post (#185)...

I checked back to read JCJ's earlier post (#185) concerning what the captain is supposed to have said about cunims.
Otelli writes that the weather and visibility since takeoff from Rio have been...
Forum: Tech Log
22nd Jul 2012, 22:40
Replies: 1,454
Views: 173,379
Posted By Rockhound

According to the blurb on the back of Erreurs de...

According to the blurb on the back of Erreurs de Pilotage 5, Otelli is a demonstration pilot, with 14000 hours total time, leads an aerobatic team, is an instructor in aerobatics, and has written a...
Forum: Tech Log
22nd Jul 2012, 15:07
Replies: 1,454
Views: 173,379
Posted By Rockhound

CONF, According to Otelli, at 00:44:49 the...

CONF,
According to Otelli, at 00:44:49 the captain says:
On va pas se laisser emmerder par des cunimbs...This differs from the BEA final report transcript:
On n'a pas été emmerdé par les cunimb...
Forum: Tech Log
21st Jul 2012, 19:49
Replies: 1,454
Views: 173,379
Posted By Rockhound

CONF iture, Re the "prends ça" exclamations:...

CONF iture,
Re the "prends ça" exclamations: Otelli attributes the ones at 2:11:55 and 2:11:57 to the captain, whereas the BEA attributes them to the PNF. I would think the BEA version is correct....
Forum: Tech Log
19th Jul 2012, 15:04
Replies: 1,454
Views: 173,379
Posted By Rockhound

Lyman, What I said about the C chord generator...

Lyman,
What I said about the C chord generator burning out was tongue-in-cheek. I know nothing about how it functions. As I said, does it really matter?
JCJ,
Regarding the meaning of the captain's...
Forum: Tech Log
18th Jul 2012, 23:55
Replies: 1,454
Views: 173,379
Posted By Rockhound

Slats, It is completely incomprehensible why...

Slats,
It is completely incomprehensible why the captain, after he was summoned back to the cockpit by his crew, made no effort to take control. Indeed, for much of the time he seemed to be little...
Forum: Tech Log
18th Jul 2012, 17:03
Replies: 1,454
Views: 173,379
Posted By Rockhound

I have no idea what Lyman has been smoking. His...

I have no idea what Lyman has been smoking. His suggestion that the female voice was Bonin's is ludicrous. According to Otelli, the four transmissions in a female voice recorded on the CVR came...
Forum: Tech Log
17th Jul 2012, 20:23
Replies: 1,454
Views: 173,379
Posted By Rockhound

The rough ride - be it due to weather, stall,...

The rough ride - be it due to weather, stall, whatever - was sufficiently intense to alarm the cabin crew, who called the flight deck on several occasions, at 2:10:55.9, 2:10:59.4, 2:11:02.3, and...
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