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22nd Apr 2018, 00:01
Replies: 460
Views: 435,413
Posted By PineappleFrenzy

Windmilling simply adds more opportunity for...

Windmilling simply adds more opportunity for parts to shake loose. It also stresses the airframe.

Given the lack of vibration depicted in video of the SW1380 incident, I'd say the engine wasn't...
21st Apr 2018, 18:19
Replies: 460
Views: 435,413
Posted By PineappleFrenzy

This! It seems strange to me that so many...

This!

It seems strange to me that so many people here seem focused on generating magic bullet theories about how the departed fan blade struck a cabin window well aft of the event when most of the...
Forum: Canada
21st Apr 2018, 18:18
Replies: 41
Views: 22,931
Posted By PineappleFrenzy

I left the industry back in 2002. As much as I...

I left the industry back in 2002. As much as I love flying, I don't regret walking away. There's no way I could raise a family on a pilot's salary.
21st Apr 2018, 18:13
Replies: 28
Views: 12,483
Posted By PineappleFrenzy

You can clearly see fire in the engine area as as...

You can clearly see fire in the engine area as as the aircraft touched down. I think a big part of the PIC's decision not to evacuate rested on the fact that fire services were already standing by...
19th Apr 2018, 01:44
Replies: 460
Views: 435,413
Posted By PineappleFrenzy

I think we've beaten this dead horse enough. A...

I think we've beaten this dead horse enough. A fan blade departed and bad things happened. The NTSB will tell us exactly what happened, and why.
7th Jan 2018, 19:48
Replies: 64
Views: 34,965
Posted By PineappleFrenzy

You make a valid point. Yet, as you point out,...

You make a valid point. Yet, as you point out, the definition of disembark as used in the Aeronautic Act is ambiguous. Clearly "disembark" and "evacuate" have different meanings, otherwise we would...
7th Jan 2018, 00:25
Replies: 64
Views: 34,965
Posted By PineappleFrenzy

No! It says right in the regulation: The...

No! It says right in the regulation:


The aircraft had not reached its disembarkation point (the gate) when the evacuation commenced. Since the doors were opened for a purpose other than...
6th Jan 2018, 18:07
Replies: 64
Views: 34,965
Posted By PineappleFrenzy

The ATC recording in post #17 makes it pretty...

The ATC recording in post #17 makes it pretty clear that the Westjet crew (at least initially) believed that their aircraft was on fire, and that they initiated the evacuation.

The cold...
6th Jan 2018, 05:02
Replies: 64
Views: 34,965
Posted By PineappleFrenzy

From the CBC story, there are yet more reports of...

From the CBC story, there are yet more reports of passengers trying to retrieve their carry-on items during an evacuation. I'm sorry folks. I know there are few practical ways to prevent unhelpful...
Forum: Canada
16th Oct 2016, 17:15
Replies: 11
Views: 5,310
Posted By PineappleFrenzy

From TSB: Aviation Investigation A16P0186 -...

From TSB:

Aviation Investigation A16P0186 - Transportation Safety Board (http://www.tsb.gc.ca/eng/enquetes-investigations/aviation/2016/a16p0186/a16p0186.asp)

What we know



A Cessna...
Forum: Jet Blast
15th Oct 2016, 09:48
Replies: 284
Views: 15,908
Posted By PineappleFrenzy

"God" isn't the same across cultures. In fact,...

"God" isn't the same across cultures. In fact, such differences have fed a millennia of religious wars. What remains common across all of humanity however are basic morals---the innate sense of...
Forum: Canada
15th Oct 2016, 06:53
Replies: 11
Views: 5,310
Posted By PineappleFrenzy

C-GTNG. From FlightAware, didn't even make it...

C-GTNG. From FlightAware, didn't even make it five miles from the airport. Max reported altitude was 7000 feet. Looks like they were making a right turn out when reporting ended at 4800 feet in a...
Forum: Canada
15th Oct 2016, 06:42
Replies: 8
Views: 7,146
Posted By PineappleFrenzy

Fifteen years ago, my drop zone paid me ten bucks...

Fifteen years ago, my drop zone paid me ten bucks (cash) a load to fly their 182. That ten dollars was split between 4 jumpers (we didn't cheat and take five, like other DZs did). So after a warm...
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