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10th Dec 2019, 14:09
Replies: 207
Views: 196,091
Posted By slfool

TUI 757 flown by Captain Brenda Riepsaame Wassink...

TUI 757 flown by Captain Brenda Riepsaame Wassink

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZPn3MBNt7Rc
26th Aug 2019, 20:12
Replies: 41
Views: 22,443
Posted By slfool

Jet2 plane diverted to Porto after pilot falls ill at the controls

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2019/aug/26/jet2-pilot-ill-manchester-madeira-plane-porto
25th Jul 2019, 10:50
Replies: 4,404
Views: 3,925,630
Posted By slfool

BBC: Boeing warns it may stop 737 Max production

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-49108807
30th Mar 2019, 20:56
Replies: 5,127
Views: 10,321,634
Posted By slfool

BBC News: Ethiopian Airlines crash: 'Pitch up, pitch up!'

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-47759966
15th Mar 2019, 18:08
Replies: 42
Views: 33,023
Posted By slfool

"A pilot jailed for crash landing and risking lives 'still thinks he's a hero'"

https://www.manchestereveningnews.co.uk/news/greater-manchester-news/pilot-jailed-crash-landing-risking-15981019
Forum: Rotorheads
4th Dec 2018, 15:25
Replies: 27
Views: 5,578
Posted By slfool

https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2018/dec/04/gr...

https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2018/dec/04/grand-canyon-helicopter-crash-could-have-been-prevented
Forum: Rotorheads
16th Nov 2018, 14:34
Replies: 0
Views: 1,099
Posted By slfool

Headline: Bloke fined £460 after his drone screwed up police chopper search

"First UK conviction for reckless UAV flying"

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2018/11/16/drone_pilot_fined_flying_under_police_helicopter/
Forum: Rotorheads
2nd Nov 2018, 11:15
Replies: 1,173
Views: 539,535
Posted By slfool

Don't panic!

It's pretty clear which posts are "b*****ks" even to those of us who are mere SLF. I can understand how it must be immensely frustrating to the pros to see the drivel, but I don't think they should...
1st Nov 2018, 18:48
Replies: 53
Views: 34,640
Posted By slfool

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-46062122 He...

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-46062122

He was arrested by the police so he will have been breathalysed by them. And he pleaded guilty. So the questions would indeed seem to be reasonable...
1st Aug 2018, 07:15
Replies: 178
Views: 105,340
Posted By slfool

A more comprehensive report in The Guardian:...

A more comprehensive report in The Guardian: https://www.theguardian.com/world/2018/jul/31/mexico-plane-crash-durango
31st Jul 2018, 23:29
Replies: 178
Views: 105,340
Posted By slfool

BBC report

Nobody killed according to the beeb: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-45027112
"The crash happened 10km (six miles) from the airport just after take-off." so doesn't sound like an...
Forum: North America
2nd Jun 2018, 13:31
Replies: 9
Views: 2,816
Posted By slfool

Plane makes emergency landing on busy Los Angeles road

Nice job avoiding both the traffic and the power lines on each side...
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/av/world-us-canada-44342250/plane-makes-emergency-landing-on-busy-los-angeles-road
21st Apr 2018, 00:52
Replies: 460
Views: 435,413
Posted By slfool

It's complicated, for sure

DOT/FAA/AR-99/11 "Large Engine Uncontained Debris Analysis" which I posted a link to earlier contains both post-incident analysis and modelling information, and takes into account both the mechanical...
20th Apr 2018, 22:27
Replies: 460
Views: 435,413
Posted By slfool

Large Engine Uncontained Debris Analysis ...

Large Engine Uncontained Debris Analysis
DOT/FAA/AR-99/11
http://www.tc.faa.gov/its/worldpac/techrpt/AR99-11.pdf

Section 4.1.2, page 38 onwards



Much more information besides...
20th Apr 2018, 22:08
Replies: 460
Views: 435,413
Posted By slfool

According to the NTSB press conference the blade...

According to the NTSB press conference the blade broke in two places, near the root and further up. They have the section nearest the root, they don't have the outboard section. Doesn't that...
22nd May 2017, 23:26
Replies: 392
Views: 190,308
Posted By slfool

Laptop Ban Reaction to X-Ray Equipment Stolen by ISIS

This appeared on my news feed. I have no idea as to the veracity but it's an interesting possibility:
...
17th Mar 2017, 10:49
Replies: 92
Views: 77,949
Posted By slfool

No real new info, but another article on Flight...

No real new info, but another article on Flight Service Bureau:

Enroute A380 wake flips Challenger 604 upside down...
20th Dec 2016, 17:59
Replies: 32
Views: 7,766
Posted By slfool

Thanks, I'll send a letter as well :-)

Thanks, I'll send a letter as well :-)
18th Dec 2016, 23:11
Replies: 32
Views: 7,766
Posted By slfool

I am certain he prevented a planeload of claims...

I am certain he prevented a planeload of claims and saved BA a wodge of money. We all knew that the majority of domestic flights had been cancelled and we were lucky to be on a flight, however...
18th Dec 2016, 22:47
Replies: 32
Views: 7,766
Posted By slfool

The captain eventually managed to get an answer...

The captain eventually managed to get an answer to that for us. There were multiple delayed flights landing around that time and there were insufficient baggage handling teams on duty to cope with...
18th Dec 2016, 21:45
Replies: 32
Views: 7,766
Posted By slfool

I've been a BA passenger from the days when it...

I've been a BA passenger from the days when it was called BOAC and the backbone of the fleet was the VC10 and I've never seen anything like it. When I said "astonishing" I meant it wholeheartedly.
18th Dec 2016, 21:38
Replies: 32
Views: 7,766
Posted By slfool

Thanks, will do. The captain was an absolute...

Thanks, will do. The captain was an absolute star, seeing him and the FO stood on the (empty!) baggage carousel addressing the assembled PAX was quite something :ok:
18th Dec 2016, 21:34
Replies: 32
Views: 7,766
Posted By slfool

As I registered just to post this story I don't...

As I registered just to post this story I don't think I have enough brownie points to get PMs, and the confirmation link mentioned in the FAQ doesn't actually seem to work. I've added you to my...
18th Dec 2016, 18:27
Replies: 32
Views: 7,766
Posted By slfool

BA captain went above & beyond

Anyone who was flying from LHR yesterday will know what utter chaos it was. I was a passenger on the much-delayed LHR-MAN BA1398 which eventually got to MAN at 12:11am on Sunday. The way the captain...
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