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3rd Mar 2019, 06:18
Replies: 48
Views: 24,231
Posted By dogcharlietree

I can appreciate what the airlines/manufacturers...

I can appreciate what the airlines/manufacturers sprout. They have to to protect their butts.
Please remember that the main problem in a ditching is impact forces.
So doesn't the old equation E=mv2...
2nd Mar 2019, 21:58
Replies: 48
Views: 24,231
Posted By dogcharlietree

With all due respect, by flying an approach to...

With all due respect, by flying an approach to ditch has very little to do with visuals (in a simulator).
In my training, we used to practice in the real aircraft by using an arbitrary figure of say...
2nd Mar 2019, 11:33
Replies: 48
Views: 24,231
Posted By dogcharlietree

Very few, because very few know how to fly the...

Very few, because very few know how to fly the approach.
2nd Mar 2019, 11:30
Replies: 48
Views: 24,231
Posted By dogcharlietree

My thoughts are that as the airlines don't...

My thoughts are that as the airlines don't believe it will happen, the "company minded" aircrew also think the same.
Due to my background, I'm always considering a ditching if things go haywire.
I...
2nd Mar 2019, 01:05
Replies: 48
Views: 24,231
Posted By dogcharlietree

Ditching a modern airliner

Just found where allegedly, "However, despite his composure during the accident, Sully reveals to Telegraph Travel that he had received minimal training for a water landing (or “ditching”)."
I have...
25th Sep 2018, 06:52
Replies: 1,223
Views: 472,495
Posted By dogcharlietree

Hear, hear !

Hear, hear !
24th Sep 2018, 10:07
Replies: 1,223
Views: 472,495
Posted By dogcharlietree

I won't say that this report is the biggest load...

I won't say that this report is the biggest load of [email protected] I've ever read from the ATSB as practically everything they have written in the last 30 years or so is [email protected] and the good old rubber stamp...
30th May 2018, 18:08
Replies: 40
Views: 16,689
Posted By dogcharlietree

This wouldn't be the infamous Barry Diamond (JC's...

This wouldn't be the infamous Barry Diamond (JC's gift to aviation) that suspended Rod Lovell's Licence and DC-3 endorsement 9 weeks after his ditching, would it?
26th Sep 2017, 14:34
Replies: 12
Views: 3,003
Posted By dogcharlietree

Macarthur Job was a great supporter of the...

Macarthur Job was a great supporter of the actions taken by Rod Lovell, DC3, VH-EDC and helped him compile this for Australian Aviation.
Leading Edge Aviation...
31st May 2017, 00:03
Replies: 113
Views: 57,108
Posted By dogcharlietree

7 News Adelaide‏Verified account @7NewsAdelaide ...

7 News Adelaide‏Verified account @7NewsAdelaide 55m55 minutes ago
More
Renmark Plane Crash: RossAir crash victims confirmed as chief pilot Martin Scott, inductee pilot Paul Daw, CASA rep Stephen...
30th May 2017, 23:14
Replies: 113
Views: 57,108
Posted By dogcharlietree

Rossair grounds all flights, confirms chief pilot...

Rossair grounds all flights, confirms chief pilot among three dead in Riverland crash - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)...
30th May 2017, 11:07
Replies: 113
Views: 57,108
Posted By dogcharlietree

NEWSSOUTH AUSTRALIA Three dead after their...

NEWSSOUTH AUSTRALIA

Three dead after their plane crashed near Renmark Aerodrome in the Riverland
May 30, 2017 8:00pm
The Advertiser
THREE people have been killed when their light aircraft...
22nd Feb 2017, 09:25
Replies: 1,301
Views: 539,912
Posted By dogcharlietree

When will they release the corrected edition of...

When will they release the corrected edition of VH-EDC????
21st Feb 2017, 00:32
Replies: 1,223
Views: 472,495
Posted By dogcharlietree

If the news reports are correct re a wheel being...

If the news reports are correct re a wheel being found on the freeway, then I respectfully suggest that the gear may still have been down. RIP.
19th Feb 2017, 09:38
Replies: 58
Views: 13,014
Posted By dogcharlietree

Found this recently on a US Flight School...

Found this recently on a US Flight School website;
"The ATP is the academic equivalent of a PhD/Doctorate. It is the highest pilot certificate possible to obtain, and requires the most stringent and...
11th Feb 2017, 05:51
Replies: 29
Views: 4,457
Posted By dogcharlietree

I've seen BASI reports that stated "xxx did not...

I've seen BASI reports that stated "xxx did not undertake an approved yyy course, nor was he required to". Talk about misrepresentation and implanting thoughts.
Hate the bastards. There is not one...
9th Feb 2017, 04:15
Replies: 23
Views: 5,496
Posted By dogcharlietree

Isn't "Brisbane West Wellcamp Airport"...

Isn't "Brisbane West Wellcamp Airport" progressing?
10th Jan 2017, 20:33
Replies: 34
Views: 7,448
Posted By dogcharlietree

Clock shows a quarter to seven and with the...

Clock shows a quarter to seven and with the shadows on the building, it looks like PF in the morning.
28th Mar 2016, 23:00
Replies: 144
Views: 20,798
Posted By dogcharlietree

"A truer case closer to home was in all...

"A truer case closer to home was in all probability the DH Dragon VH- UXG"

Agreed. The old "get-home-itis" again.
27th Mar 2016, 11:25
Replies: 79
Views: 14,927
Posted By dogcharlietree

And 100 litres of water. What an idiot.

And 100 litres of water. What an idiot.
26th Mar 2016, 23:42
Replies: 144
Views: 20,798
Posted By dogcharlietree

"But remember the KLM 747 captain who took off...

"But remember the KLM 747 captain who took off without a clearance at Teneriffe North?"

Another classic case of "get-home-itis", although this time, "home" is the next lay-over.
24th Mar 2016, 23:09
Replies: 3
Views: 1,819
Posted By dogcharlietree

Your comments are a refreshing surprise and for...

Your comments are a refreshing surprise and for the sake of GA hope it is a changed approach for the better.

As one who has been victimised and had my career ended thanks to those "bumbling...
24th Mar 2016, 14:51
Replies: 144
Views: 20,798
Posted By dogcharlietree

"150MPH" was not a misprint. I meant 150 miles...

"150MPH" was not a misprint. I meant 150 miles per hour (240kph) and yes I do own a car that can do it :-)
24th Mar 2016, 04:37
Replies: 144
Views: 20,798
Posted By dogcharlietree

"Come on. What's wrong in a free country of...

"Come on. What's wrong in a free country of wanting to fly safely down the coast in good weather?"
So I can then go safely down the freeway in perfect conditions with almost zero traffic at 150MPH...
24th Mar 2016, 03:30
Replies: 144
Views: 20,798
Posted By dogcharlietree

Dick, with all due respect, I do not think you...

Dick, with all due respect, I do not think you are seeing the full picture.
You seem to be tunnel-visioned on the RAAF airspace.
When you say, "To put it even more simply. There was only one reason...
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