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Forum: Middle East
16th Jan 2018, 17:29
Replies: 38
Views: 15,239
Posted By TwoHeadedTroll

Asked some Emirates people...

... and there is no gossip about it inside the company.
Total nonsense. An event like this would make a big splash on verifiable sources. The absence of any evidence is proof beyond a reasonable...
Forum: Middle East
16th Jan 2018, 07:47
Replies: 38
Views: 15,239
Posted By TwoHeadedTroll

"Spokespeople for Etihad and Flydubai and Air...

"Spokespeople for Etihad and Flydubai and Air Arabia said their aircraft were not involved in the incident".

- ergo it would be EK if it had actually happened. But... no crew, no passengers, no...
Forum: Middle East
16th Jan 2018, 07:41
Replies: 38
Views: 15,239
Posted By TwoHeadedTroll

Unless there is a statement from a Western pilot...

Unless there is a statement from a Western pilot or hundreds of passengers, we should assume the whole thing is totally fictitious. It should be easily available on Flight Tracker if it had really...
3rd Aug 2016, 11:40
Replies: 1,749
Views: 1,954,453
Posted By TwoHeadedTroll

EK521 since it wasn't mentioned earlier ...

EK521 since it wasn't mentioned earlier ...
3rd Aug 2016, 11:14
Replies: 1,749
Views: 1,954,453
Posted By TwoHeadedTroll

Emirates twitter feed is reporting no serious...

Emirates twitter feed is reporting no serious injuries.... as relayed by the radio. In terms of weather, it is pretty toasty 49C, and there is currently no significant wind in Dubai (5 miles away)
1st May 2016, 09:20
Replies: 1,543
Views: 1,544,905
Posted By TwoHeadedTroll

I don't know why people think it is impossible...

I don't know why people think it is impossible that the pilots would not have some lapse of reason. A couple of years ago, driving my car towards a traffic jam, I temporarily forgot which was the...
29th Mar 2016, 07:41
Replies: 110
Views: 50,525
Posted By TwoHeadedTroll

"The website Sigma Live reports that it is flight...

"The website Sigma Live reports that it is flight MS181 from Alexandria to Cairo with 81 people on board, adding that the Larnaca airport control tower received a message at 8.30 A.M. and that the...
17th Nov 2015, 13:55
Replies: 211
Views: 139,489
Posted By TwoHeadedTroll

Barometric Trigger

Very very easy. Just think of two wires that are pressed together by an expanding balloon. It would take an average school kid about 30 minutes of labour to design accurately.
7th Nov 2015, 18:44
Replies: 2,082
Views: 2,291,299
Posted By TwoHeadedTroll

Can the videos be synched, at least to determine...

Can the videos be synched, at least to determine if they are exactly compatible with each other?
2nd Nov 2015, 06:05
Replies: 2,082
Views: 2,291,299
Posted By TwoHeadedTroll

No scorch marks on sand

Melting point of sand is about 1700C. Burning temperature of Jet Fuel is 1500C. Therefore we wouldn't expect to see any scorch marks in the sand
6th Sep 2015, 08:08
Replies: 918
Views: 1,036,657
Posted By TwoHeadedTroll

10,000 rubber ducks?

I was thinking that if they had dropped 10,000 rubber ducks around all the possible search areas, would that not have helped trace where the drift had initiated from? I appreciate the sea is a...
26th Mar 2015, 00:28
Replies: 3,529
Views: 4,954,934
Posted By TwoHeadedTroll

Unconscious in 20 seconds

Under water, the semipressure of Oxygen in your blood is lower than the ambient semipressure, consequently it remains in your blood until consumed. In addition, you have the air in your lungs. For...
28th Dec 2014, 18:28
Replies: 3,924
Views: 3,807,479
Posted By TwoHeadedTroll

Statistically speaking...

... any country losing 3 major aircraft ENR in a year is so vanishingly small as to be statistically impossible.

There have been 15 ENR losses of aircraft with more than 50 passengers in the last...
22nd Jul 2014, 11:06
Replies: 24
Views: 4,641
Posted By TwoHeadedTroll

If the "Islamic State" (pka ISIS) had previously...

If the "Islamic State" (pka ISIS) had previously credibly claimed to have SA-11 missiles, and were shooting down planes in that area, I would say you were incredibly stupid. They haven't though, so...
22nd Jul 2014, 10:58
Replies: 24
Views: 4,641
Posted By TwoHeadedTroll

These questions are asked sometimes of African...

These questions are asked sometimes of African Airlines, where the standard differs more. In Nigeria, these are some of the issues that have led to Arik acquiring vast market share over the last few...
22nd Jul 2014, 10:42
Replies: 40
Views: 8,193
Posted By TwoHeadedTroll

It is a stupid argument to say aircraft fly over...

It is a stupid argument to say aircraft fly over war-zones all the time. They don't fly over war-zones where the belligerents have both the capability of bringing down a commercial aircraft at...
19th Jul 2014, 10:50
Replies: 1,644
Views: 2,023,168
Posted By TwoHeadedTroll

The picture seems pretty clear to me, that...

The picture seems pretty clear to me, that Russian rebels shot down the plane with the BUK missiles they already admitted they had, and were negligent in doing so.

In addition, I would put about...
17th Jul 2014, 19:46
Replies: 1,644
Views: 2,023,168
Posted By TwoHeadedTroll

Lockerbie was completely different

@Planespeaking (http://www.pprune.org/members/425219-planespeaking)

If it's a catastrophic structural failure at cruising altitude the cause is...
14th Mar 2014, 22:14
Replies: 11,824
Views: 21,383,847
Posted By TwoHeadedTroll

If it is an act of piracy, I don't see that they...

If it is an act of piracy, I don't see that they would need to land the plane on a runway. They could land it on the sea, particularly if they were indifferent to the risk of a water landing. If they...
14th Mar 2014, 20:38
Replies: 11,824
Views: 21,383,847
Posted By TwoHeadedTroll

Some passengers will notice, particularly if...

Some passengers will notice, particularly if there is low turbulence (as in this case). I was a passenger on an Afriqiyah flight out of Dakar, and was woken by an unexpected change of direction and...
13th Mar 2014, 19:00
Replies: 11,824
Views: 21,383,847
Posted By TwoHeadedTroll

Water Impact Depth

A high calibre bullet fired into water gets about three feet. The idea that a 777 would have enough energy to get through 200 feet of water with enough energy to bury itself in the bottom seems...
12th Mar 2014, 21:07
Replies: 11,824
Views: 21,383,847
Posted By TwoHeadedTroll

25,000 feet v 40,000 feet

In fact the same article states that pressurised breathing is only required over 40,000 feet:

Oxygen Delivery Systems
Continuous flow.
This system delivers a continuous flow of oxygen from the...
11th Mar 2014, 06:40
Replies: 11,824
Views: 21,383,847
Posted By TwoHeadedTroll

Borderline Racism?

It is disappointing to see some comments here, along the lines of Iranian = "potential terrorist" or Asian = "less than competent". What plausible reasoning is there for an Iranian to blow up a...
4th Oct 2013, 12:00
Replies: 34
Views: 25,240
Posted By TwoHeadedTroll

You couldn't make it up

Agagu was appointed by President Olusegun Obasanjo (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Olusegun_Obasanjo) as his first minister of Aviation in 1999.

In September 2008 a Senate Ad-Hoc Committee...
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