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30th Jun 2020, 12:26
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Posted By williamsg

From what I understand of this crew, such a...

From what I understand of this crew, such a recommendation would have been ignored because they weren't exactly following checklists or doing any CRM at all so you can change the checklists all you...
28th Jun 2020, 20:45
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Posted By williamsg

I appreciate your reply. I knew they came in fast...

I appreciate your reply. I knew they came in fast but I had no idea it was that fast. Damn.
26th Jun 2020, 16:22
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Posted By williamsg

Yup, it does say that - sorry, my initial post...

Yup, it does say that - sorry, my initial post could have been clearer. The report doesn't say anything about the gear not going down because of the speed protections.
26th Jun 2020, 15:01
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Posted By williamsg

There is a great video on this on youtube. If...

There is a great video on this on youtube. If you've not seen it before it's very interesting to watch and it's less than two minutes long. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vJG698U2Mvo
26th Jun 2020, 15:00
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Posted By williamsg

I suspect that this question will be addressed in...

I suspect that this question will be addressed in the final report but I was wondering if the outcome would have been better for everyone if they hadn't attempted a go-around. Presumably with the...
22nd May 2020, 22:51
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Posted By williamsg

You'd have audible warnings though? If true it...

You'd have audible warnings though? If true it would certainly be on the CVR unless there was some fault with that system but it's such a rookie mistake.
22nd May 2020, 22:49
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Posted By williamsg

This is not true....

This is not true. https://reports.aviation-safety.net/2010/20100728-0_A321_AP-BJB.pdf

Chapter 10, section 10.3 It was conclusively established that neither the Captain, nor the FO, were fasting...
11th Apr 2014, 08:22
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Posted By williamsg

They shouldn't have any interference as they are...

They shouldn't have any interference as they are high capacity datalinks and any interference would degrade the throughput. Those cables are normally covered in protective layers to shield any...
24th May 2013, 10:36
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Views: 960,651
Posted By williamsg

just reading this report about a previous A319...

just reading this report about a previous A319 engine cowl separation and there do seem to be a lot of similarities to what has been described for the BA incident -> Airline Accident: Incident - July...
31st Oct 2012, 00:00
Replies: 25
Views: 13,134
Posted By williamsg

Especially those in Westminster :p but seriously,...

Especially those in Westminster :p but seriously, what would happen if they tried that over here? Oh, aside from getting asylum, a house, etc..
30th Oct 2012, 22:43
Replies: 25
Views: 13,134
Posted By williamsg

It's kidnapping and unlawful imprisonment. The...

It's kidnapping and unlawful imprisonment. The passengers should be charged and barred from ever flying again. Bloody scary situation for the crew.
Forum: Tech Log
29th Oct 2012, 21:06
Replies: 71
Views: 8,921
Posted By williamsg

Surely the answer is 'bernoulli's principle'?

Surely the answer is 'bernoulli's principle'?
18th Jul 2012, 18:36
Replies: 59
Views: 39,175
Posted By williamsg

I'm surprised that none of the security heard the...

I'm surprised that none of the security heard the plane start up or the subsequent crash.

also, why did it take so long for someone to notice it? Don't the security guards do patrols?
8th Jun 2012, 10:07
Replies: 25
Views: 8,675
Posted By williamsg

I agree with the previous posters. The article...

I agree with the previous posters. The article says that it took him a minute to reach the flight deck - I think that's damn good going and as some commemorators on the article have pointed out the...
29th May 2012, 18:00
Replies: 14
Views: 3,059
Posted By williamsg

What? Airspace is three dimensional? Get...

What? Airspace is three dimensional? Get away......!

Actually it would be reasonably easy to work out the distance. Given that both are 777 and the 777 dimensions are known the apparent size of...
26th May 2012, 12:47
Replies: 75
Views: 21,922
Posted By williamsg

I used to travel from LHR to JER quite a bit (and...

I used to travel from LHR to JER quite a bit (and on occasion a few other domestic locations). BA did move a lot of those flights from LHR to LGW. I was told that this was purely due to costs.
26th May 2012, 11:05
Replies: 75
Views: 21,922
Posted By williamsg

BA recently announced more short-haul for the...

BA recently announced more short-haul for the slots acquired from BMI -> BA to use Bmi slots on new short-haul routes | ABTN...
26th May 2012, 09:17
Replies: 75
Views: 21,922
Posted By williamsg

T3 at Heathrow? They pulled all their domestic...

T3 at Heathrow? They pulled all their domestic services out of heathrow to move them to LGW a few years back citing costs like landing fees at LHR.

Sounds strange to be but this is BA...
19th May 2012, 11:49
Replies: 49
Views: 11,538
Posted By williamsg

I have the route up simply so I know where to...

I have the route up simply so I know where to avoid.

Grumpy f*ckwit? Not at all. Just not interested in the amount of hype that goes into what is basically a giant sports day. That money could be...
18th May 2012, 18:33
Replies: 49
Views: 11,538
Posted By williamsg

It's a damn candle and people are getting so...

It's a damn candle and people are getting so excited about it.

I just wish that this was a case of the CAA or someone stepping in and saying 'no flames on any aircraft - put that out NOW'.
...
18th May 2012, 18:29
Replies: 50
Views: 8,695
Posted By williamsg

If I saw that I'd be busy taking photos of the...

If I saw that I'd be busy taking photos of the aircraft.

At least in this case the management are supporting them:

“Whilst the actions of the rear crew (not pilots as widely reported) to obtain...
14th May 2012, 19:41
Replies: 7
Views: 1,392
Posted By williamsg

Tableview wins the award for Best Answer Ever!...

Tableview wins the award for Best Answer Ever! Now I need to get a cloth to clear up the coke spill...... :D
14th May 2012, 18:22
Replies: 7
Views: 1,392
Posted By williamsg

Cheers for the answers folks. I did figure it was...

Cheers for the answers folks. I did figure it was 'it depends' but it's good to get the facts from the people at the sharp end.

Mostly my curiosity has come about because of the recent bloody...
13th May 2012, 22:58
Replies: 7
Views: 1,392
Posted By williamsg

Aircraft diversions and follow on flights

I'm just curious - what do airlines tend to do with follow up flights when an aircraft diverts due to weather?

Do they pay to move the passengers to the airport the aircraft landed at or is it...
13th May 2012, 21:43
Replies: 7
Views: 4,133
Posted By williamsg

If you want DC3's then the Just Planes Buffalo...

If you want DC3's then the Just Planes Buffalo airways cockpit vid and a full set of ice pilots DVD's will do the trick. :ok:
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