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27th Mar 2015, 13:43
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Posted By SoaringTheSkies

sadest thing ever

I know this is mostly speculation, but:

So there's this young man who loves to fly - like so many of us
He lives his dream, getting his ATPL with Lufthansa - probably the most prestigeous way in...
19th May 2012, 10:39
Replies: 727
Views: 559,346
Posted By SoaringTheSkies

scenic gone bad

looking at Benrd's videos, I cannot understand why they would have flown up that valley.
Well, I can, but only for one reason: give the pax a very cool scenic flight. At the top of the valley, with...
Forum: Tech Log
1st Jun 2011, 20:01
Replies: 3,435
Views: 1,393,971
Posted By SoaringTheSkies

wiggy I understand the idea and yes, it does...

wiggy

I understand the idea and yes, it does make sense when you're streching it a bit. my question was: how long a deviation could they have made before TLS would have been their guaranteed next...
Forum: Tech Log
1st Jun 2011, 19:40
Replies: 3,435
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Posted By SoaringTheSkies

Devil so if they filed for Toulouse, intending to go on...

so if they filed for Toulouse, intending to go on to CDG, I assume that a deviation might have put them into a situation where they would end up having to refuel before getting to Paris?
could this...
Forum: Tech Log
1st Jun 2011, 19:03
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Posted By SoaringTheSkies

xcitation I seem to remember that the flight...

xcitation

I seem to remember that the flight plan for AF447 did not list Paris as it`s final destination but something closer along the way (toulouse?) and Paris as an alternate. The logic, so it...
Forum: Tech Log
1st Jun 2011, 09:41
Replies: 3,435
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Posted By SoaringTheSkies

edmundronald I beg to differ. Every single...

edmundronald

I beg to differ. Every single one of the statements you made there seems wrong.
Forum: Tech Log
1st Jun 2011, 09:20
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Posted By SoaringTheSkies

TheShadow from what I can judge, you seem to...

TheShadow

from what I can judge, you seem to have a fairly consistent story there. :D
If, and it's of course all still speculation, but if you're right, then there's a number of things to be...
Forum: Tech Log
30th May 2011, 18:44
Replies: 3,435
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Posted By SoaringTheSkies

one of the things we learn in primary flight...

one of the things we learn in primary flight school is "hazardous attitudes". One of them is, iirc, "that can't happen to me". I read a lot of that one between the lines here. Scary.

I am fairly...
Forum: Tech Log
30th May 2011, 07:36
Replies: 3,435
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Posted By SoaringTheSkies

oh, it's been clear before, no problem with that!...

oh, it's been clear before, no problem with that!

however, every indicator other than the AoA gives you secondary information with respect to a stall condition. In a dire situation like this with...
Forum: Tech Log
30th May 2011, 06:54
Replies: 3,435
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Posted By SoaringTheSkies

That's what I said earlier. I read somewhere that...

That's what I said earlier. I read somewhere that AoA display is/was an option on certain Boeing products, not sure about Airbus. It would be sickening to know that, in those dire moments, the single...
Forum: Tech Log
29th May 2011, 12:36
Replies: 3,435
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Posted By SoaringTheSkies

I'm sorry, I'm losing the overview. Can...

I'm sorry, I'm losing the overview.
Can somebody please remind me, what the margins were in the given conditions?
Obviously, the air was relatively warm yet below dew point. How can we interpret...
Forum: Tech Log
28th May 2011, 06:55
Replies: 3,435
Views: 1,393,971
Posted By SoaringTheSkies

do we have a good explanation for the elevator...

do we have a good explanation for the elevator trim setting?
would it have been obvious to the pilots (prominent / highlighted display?)

I'm still very confused about this.

From reading what...
Forum: Tech Log
27th May 2011, 21:17
Replies: 3,435
Views: 1,393,971
Posted By SoaringTheSkies

I read the report. I read most of this...

I read the report.
I read most of this discussion.

I don't understand.

There were cases where the pilots confused overspeed buffeting with a stall (or the other way round) which led to stick...
Forum: Tech Log
24th May 2011, 10:26
Replies: 3,435
Views: 1,393,971
Posted By SoaringTheSkies

If I've ever seen carefully chosen words, here...

If I've ever seen carefully chosen words, here they are ;-)

Thanks. And yes, you may be right, the additional burden of "I am in charge, it's me who is responsible for those 228 souls" may make...
Forum: Tech Log
24th May 2011, 09:21
Replies: 3,435
Views: 1,393,971
Posted By SoaringTheSkies

ok, I agree, but can we also agree that the...

ok, I agree, but can we also agree that the question of where the CPT was while two fully qualified pilots were on the controls, flying the airplane, probably is not going to give us the accident...
Forum: Tech Log
24th May 2011, 07:50
Replies: 3,435
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Posted By SoaringTheSkies

it's always surprising to me

how easily the professional pilot community will go along with pointing fingers at a fellow pilot who died in an accident.

To make this clear: I'm merely a recreational flyer, can't offer much...
27th Jul 2010, 20:50
Replies: 411
Views: 221,718
Posted By SoaringTheSkies

Post Daikilo, they were going to SHJ so if, and I say...

Daikilo, they were going to SHJ so if, and I say if, a cargo fire was the reason here, it will have started ,or more precisely: been noticed, at cruise altitude, in that case, it has had quite a bit...
Forum: Tech Log
4th Jun 2009, 20:38
Replies: 153
Views: 47,212
Posted By SoaringTheSkies

turbulence penetration speed

does anyone have any information on what the source of the "flew too slow" message was, that was on the media today?
German national radio (Deutschlandfunk) even reported that Airbus had issued an...
5th Mar 2009, 21:17
Replies: 2,906
Views: 1,287,909
Posted By SoaringTheSkies

PJ2 in that case I would suggest it...

PJ2



in that case I would suggest it was not the static but the pitot tube itself. That was the case with the Birgenair flight. As they climbed, the static pressure decreased, however, the...
5th Mar 2009, 20:28
Replies: 2,906
Views: 1,287,909
Posted By SoaringTheSkies

PJ2 thanks for your considerate response in...

PJ2

thanks for your considerate response in 1503 (http://www.pprune.org/4767587-post1503.html)



Yes, that's all true for a single system. The 767, however, has three independent pitot...
5th Mar 2009, 06:52
Replies: 2,906
Views: 1,287,909
Posted By SoaringTheSkies

PJ2 sorry, but the (non aviation) engineer...

PJ2

sorry, but the (non aviation) engineer in me sais differently:

yes, the accident would have easily prevented by basic airmanship.

It would never have happened if the A/T and A/P systems...
4th Mar 2009, 17:23
Replies: 2,906
Views: 1,287,909
Posted By SoaringTheSkies

can I just ask this one again: I'm rather...

can I just ask this one again:

I'm rather sure that the PF would be required to have his hands on the throttle levers. I've always advocated the moving levers over the stationaries for the exact...
4th Mar 2009, 13:29
Replies: 2,906
Views: 1,287,909
Posted By SoaringTheSkies

SR71 I aggree re he man/machine interface. ...

SR71

I aggree re he man/machine interface.

And re redundancy and failure detection: if you can't decide from two, you need three. Some digital instruments are smart enough to figure out when...
4th Mar 2009, 12:58
Replies: 2,906
Views: 1,287,909
Posted By SoaringTheSkies

Birgenair DomRep 1996

sorry for injecting this, I'm usually wiser than to sepak up around you guys, but:

afair, the Birgenair 757 that crashed in the Dominican Republic in 1996 did so because of a clogged LHS pitot....
16th Aug 2007, 19:03
Replies: 2,761
Views: 600,726
Posted By SoaringTheSkies

Well, BOAC, I'm not sure how much is or will be...

Well, BOAC, I'm not sure how much is or will be revealed about this all, but: as someone has explained, there's two independent readout systems, using different physical prinicples, for each thrust...
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