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25th Apr 2019, 06:03
Replies: 106
Views: 81,384
Posted By Huck

I flew 605 into SYD a few days before that. as I...

I flew 605 into SYD a few days before that. as I recall, about 90,000 total time on the maintenance log. I'm guessing it was the fifth freighter made, as 601 was the first (and I believe the first...
15th Apr 2018, 10:02
Replies: 65
Views: 30,009
Posted By Huck

Nice first post, Stoatsbrother. Don't wait so...

Nice first post, Stoatsbrother. Don't wait so long next time.
27th Feb 2018, 12:42
Replies: 22
Views: 10,992
Posted By Huck

At my company we had a laptop fire in a...

At my company we had a laptop fire in a cockpit.... The laptop was in a book bag with a bottle of water... The plastic bottle melted and flooded the bag, extinguishing the fire.....
12th Oct 2017, 11:17
Replies: 11
Views: 4,357
Posted By Huck

Yes. For the 15 years that I've been coming...

Yes. For the 15 years that I've been coming here......
4th Oct 2017, 02:54
Replies: 40
Views: 27,398
Posted By Huck

There was also Gemini's DC-10, about 1999. I...

There was also Gemini's DC-10, about 1999. I talked to the flight engineer on that plane. They got a GPWS pull up warning, then the shaker.....
10th Jul 2017, 00:53
Replies: 1,148
Views: 415,221
Posted By Huck

What in the cat-hair is that shooting out of the...

What in the cat-hair is that shooting out of the left pylon at 4:01?

Engine fire bottle, perhaps?
3rd Jul 2017, 11:29
Replies: 40
Views: 34,111
Posted By Huck

You can deviate for weather in China. You...

You can deviate for weather in China.

You just have to declare an emergency to do it. Controllers are just waiting for the magic word.
Forum: North America
23rd Mar 2017, 04:07
Replies: 40
Views: 30,801
Posted By Huck

If the wreckage had been consumed by fire, the...

If the wreckage had been consumed by fire, the failure evidence would have been destroyed. And the accident would have been blamed on the flight crew.

When in reality, they knocked it out of the...
Forum: Jet Blast
19th Mar 2017, 04:39
Replies: 30
Views: 7,476
Posted By Huck

Actually, they did shoot the guy....

Actually, they did shoot the guy....
2nd Jan 2017, 23:39
Replies: 126
Views: 64,707
Posted By Huck

I was an aeronautical engineer before I was a...

I was an aeronautical engineer before I was a pilot.

You have very little understanding of design loads versus experimental. Hopping up out of a muddy rut onto a reinforced concrete ramp is not...
2nd Jan 2017, 12:20
Replies: 126
Views: 64,707
Posted By Huck

I'm paid to consider the hazards of my actions. ...

I'm paid to consider the hazards of my actions. I have absolutely no idea of the strains inflicted on the struts, pulling out of mud like that. This ain't a Jeep. The gear is being drug through...
21st Dec 2016, 01:06
Replies: 301
Views: 272,651
Posted By Huck

When training for my IFR ticket thirty years ago,...

When training for my IFR ticket thirty years ago, I was in Van Nuys, California (just on the other side of those hills) when a Cessna with student and instructor on board was vectored into a mountain...
26th Nov 2016, 23:03
Replies: 67
Views: 62,322
Posted By Huck

I would love to take those NTSB members, put them...

I would love to take those NTSB members, put them atop a 20-foot platform, give them a two-inch-wide nylon strap (that has been slimed by the residue of skin and blood), and see how long it takes...
26th Nov 2016, 13:05
Replies: 67
Views: 62,322
Posted By Huck

That is all correct. I do believe, though, that...

That is all correct. I do believe, though, that the 1L slide did inflate, but due to the bank angle of the fuselage and the ~20 knot crosswind it curled underneath. The jumpseater thought it was...
12th Nov 2016, 05:06
Replies: 96
Views: 64,227
Posted By Huck

I don't do either. Not on departure, anyway.

I don't do either. Not on departure, anyway.
12th Nov 2016, 04:51
Replies: 96
Views: 64,227
Posted By Huck

When dinosaurs ruled the earth and I was a 727...

When dinosaurs ruled the earth and I was a 727 FE, we delayed the After Start Checklist until the wave-off because that's when we pressurized the hydros. Didn't want anyone near the nose wheel.
...
30th Oct 2016, 15:36
Replies: 67
Views: 62,322
Posted By Huck

The theory is that an active stabilization system...

The theory is that an active stabilization system in pitch - sort of a pitch-damper - would compensate for the smaller tail. It's always worked fine in my experience. But no, you don't ever doze...
30th Oct 2016, 04:24
Replies: 67
Views: 62,322
Posted By Huck

I have extensive flight experience in the...

I have extensive flight experience in the MD10-10, MD-10-30 and MD-11 aircraft.

There is nothing intrinsically wrong in the landing characteristics of the MD-10. They're just old, and we land...
29th Oct 2016, 01:44
Replies: 67
Views: 62,322
Posted By Huck

No connection with the MD-11 accident. That was...

No connection with the MD-11 accident. That was a dual rear spar failure from overstress on landing. This looks like a gear strut failure. Has happened twice before at FX in MD-10's.
29th Oct 2016, 01:43
Replies: 67
Views: 62,322
Posted By Huck

Raw footage - good view of runway markings at...

Raw footage - good view of runway markings at 4:00 -



https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z_HFhG7AUtQ
17th Oct 2016, 11:31
Replies: 101
Views: 74,868
Posted By Huck

Tell me again about the remotely-piloted...

Tell me again about the remotely-piloted airliners of the future.....
Forum: Cabin Crew
14th Oct 2016, 06:49
Replies: 89
Views: 31,025
Posted By Huck

Flight was from Detroit to Minneapolis. Likely a...

Flight was from Detroit to Minneapolis. Likely a crew from one of those bases. But whatever floats your boat.

Huck
The South
6th Oct 2016, 10:36
Replies: 63
Views: 44,533
Posted By Huck

That's great, but it wasn't a Boeing, it was an...

That's great, but it wasn't a Boeing, it was an Embraer Brasilia.

And it didn't help that airport B was the company's maintenance base......

The bottom line: there better be a safety-related...
6th Oct 2016, 08:19
Replies: 63
Views: 44,533
Posted By Huck

This exact scenario happened at Emirates in a 777...

This exact scenario happened at Emirates in a 777 about two years ago, on L888 over the Himalaya.

They diverted to Urumqi. Opened up the aft bulk cargo bay and there were scorch marks all over...
2nd Oct 2016, 07:04
Replies: 43
Views: 19,083
Posted By Huck

Not that I know of on the Triple. The MD11...

Not that I know of on the Triple.

The MD11 had it.
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