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12th Jun 2019, 11:49
Replies: 37
Views: 21,357
Posted By GordonR_Cape

It is theoretically possible to measure velocity...

It is theoretically possible to measure velocity very accurately from GPS signals, but this requires significant processing power, compared to a normal GPS position fix. See:...
Forum: Questions
12th Jun 2019, 08:52
Replies: 4
Views: 2,241
Posted By GordonR_Cape

As @Australopithecus...

As @Australopithecus (https://www.pprune.org/members/423601-australopithecus) suggests, the weather that is going to affect you in 7-10 days time, is based on winds and moisture that are halfway...
10th Jun 2019, 15:43
Replies: 37
Views: 21,357
Posted By GordonR_Cape

Pedantic mode: Pure GPS does not provide...

Pedantic mode: Pure GPS does not provide direction, only position. However if you move in a randomly oriented straight line, GPS will tell you which direction you have moved in, and then you can then...
4th Jun 2019, 19:31
Replies: 491
Views: 361,698
Posted By GordonR_Cape

The Emirates airline president Tim Clark dropped...

The Emirates airline president Tim Clark dropped a big hint at the recent IATA meeting:...
3rd Jun 2019, 13:44
Replies: 44
Views: 30,877
Posted By GordonR_Cape

Those details are included in the link I posted,...

Those details are included in the link I posted, and that is roughly how long it takes:...
3rd Jun 2019, 09:20
Replies: 44
Views: 30,877
Posted By GordonR_Cape

There seem to be many parts subcontractors, but...

There seem to be many parts subcontractors, but the previous allegations were about flight spoilers on the B777:...
2nd Jun 2019, 21:48
Replies: 491
Views: 361,698
Posted By GordonR_Cape

The following story popped up in my news feed:...

The following story popped up in my news feed: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-boeing-faa-airplane/some-boeing-737-max-planes-may-have-faulty-parts-faa-idUSKCN1T30RX



Edit: Sorry, only...
25th May 2019, 00:23
Replies: 2
Views: 2,131
Posted By GordonR_Cape

Its still very early days, but here is a good...

Its still very early days, but here is a good overview of what little we know so far: https://techcrunch.com/2019/05/24/spacex-reveals-more-starlink-info-after-launch-of-first-60-satellites/
16th May 2019, 22:22
Replies: 82
Views: 82,437
Posted By GordonR_Cape

Reuters reports that Boeing still has to provide...

Reuters reports that Boeing still has to provide B737 MAX pilot training material to the FAA, in addition to the MCAS software update:...
Forum: Middle East
16th May 2019, 19:57
Replies: 45
Views: 34,452
Posted By GordonR_Cape

The moderators can merge thread eventually,...

The moderators can merge thread eventually, though they can be contacted directly using thehttps://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/21x17/report_4ee5eea7fc63a2a2e0799fb300184b72e3999d7e.gif...
16th May 2019, 19:23
Replies: 3
Views: 8,384
Posted By GordonR_Cape

Thread already in Middle East forum:...

Thread already in Middle East forum: https://www.pprune.org/middle-east/621603-dxb-light-aircraft-crash.html
Forum: Middle East
16th May 2019, 19:08
Replies: 45
Views: 34,452
Posted By GordonR_Cape

Outline article on BBC website:...

Outline article on BBC website: https://www.bbc.com/news/world-middle-east-48301828
16th May 2019, 18:34
Replies: 8
Views: 5,867
Posted By GordonR_Cape

I don't know the cause, but it was definitely not...

I don't know the cause, but it was definitely not snow, and ice or hail seems equally unlikely.

Either some sort of bird-strike, or structural failure of the nose-cone?
10th May 2019, 17:36
Replies: 93
Views: 49,737
Posted By GordonR_Cape

Another Bloomberg article about damage to the MAX...

Another Bloomberg article about damage to the MAX brand, and the potential long term consequences for Boeing:...
8th May 2019, 17:51
Replies: 157
Views: 140,610
Posted By GordonR_Cape

I agree, the interview with Dennis Tajer (APA...

I agree, the interview with Dennis Tajer (APA union) was the most interesting part of that video. There are text excerpts available:...
8th May 2019, 11:39
Replies: 459
Views: 870,850
Posted By GordonR_Cape

There is a very lengthy discussion about...

There is a very lengthy discussion about evacuation procedures in the link posted earlier: https://www.aerosociety.com/media/8534/emergency-evacuation-of-commercial-passenger-aeroplanes-paper.pdf
...
8th May 2019, 09:05
Replies: 5,129
Views: 10,144,263
Posted By GordonR_Cape

Even if it does seem repetitive, this discussion...

Even if it does seem repetitive, this discussion is not going to go away. More than 300 people are dead, and Boeing still won't accept responsibility...
8th May 2019, 08:12
Replies: 5,129
Views: 10,144,263
Posted By GordonR_Cape

Since Ethiopian Airlines has only 4 (or 5) MAX...

Since Ethiopian Airlines has only 4 (or 5) MAX aircraft delivered, and a total of 26 other B737 models in service, it would be rather surprising if they have one of the very few MAX simulators...
7th May 2019, 20:32
Replies: 459
Views: 870,850
Posted By GordonR_Cape

Thanks for the report. My question: Is there...

Thanks for the report. My question:
Is there any investigation into why a lightning strike could have crippled a modern aircraft design?
I don't expect an answer, but in the long run, this may turn...
7th May 2019, 20:06
Replies: 5,129
Views: 10,144,263
Posted By GordonR_Cape

Isn't that statement a logical fallacy for two...

Isn't that statement a logical fallacy for two reasons:
- An aircraft can stall at any speed, if the altitude is sufficiently high, and the the wings are in a banked turn (accelerated stall).
-...
7th May 2019, 06:51
Replies: 5,129
Views: 10,144,263
Posted By GordonR_Cape

Its buried in the thread, but if you want an up...

Its buried in the thread, but if you want an up to date reference, the 60 Minutes documentary (video and text) provides some interviews. For example Dennis Tajer (APA union). See:...
6th May 2019, 18:23
Replies: 5,129
Views: 10,144,263
Posted By GordonR_Cape

I have not read that particular study before, but...

I have not read that particular study before, but there are several focusing on errors in checklist processing. This one is quite thorough. Summary version, and full paper:...
6th May 2019, 14:38
Replies: 459
Views: 870,850
Posted By GordonR_Cape

Try the RT version of the "bounce" footage:...

Try the RT version of the "bounce" footage: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZTPHxAYAVAg
6th May 2019, 12:22
Replies: 120
Views: 104,479
Posted By GordonR_Cape

That may seem callous, but has been standard in...

That may seem callous, but has been standard in history for centuries: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/News_values#Audience_perceptions_of_news
6th May 2019, 09:24
Replies: 908
Views: 925,174
Posted By GordonR_Cape

The training/testing problem is an extension of...

The training/testing problem is an extension of the software fault tree analysis problem, and the consistent shifting of risk. If you aren't "aware" that AOA is a critical parameter, you won't...
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