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17th Oct 2019, 01:21
Replies: 56
Views: 16,383
Posted By Smythe

Forget CO2 or other emissions.... look at...

Forget CO2 or other emissions....

look at the contrails creating cloud cover... (posts 15 and 22)
Forum: Tech Log
17th Oct 2019, 01:13
Replies: 28
Views: 4,043
Posted By Smythe

You have a new length, potentially new winds, and...

You have a new length, potentially new winds, and now, in playing around burning fuel, a new TOW... not to mention the ECON settings ( depending on ac)
17th Oct 2019, 00:58
Replies: 37
Views: 23,421
Posted By Smythe

or the MAX 10? There is no 787F ...

or the MAX 10?



There is no 787F

How many 764's did they sell again?
17th Oct 2019, 00:44
Replies: 4,656
Views: 4,274,885
Posted By Smythe

This illustrates the outstanding issue with...

This illustrates the outstanding issue with aviation, due to the cert process, systems are hopelessly antiquated...a pitot tube, with all of its issues to measure winds...and AOA vane, with all of...
16th Oct 2019, 00:32
Replies: 4,656
Views: 4,274,885
Posted By Smythe

Exactly, which is why Clark said he wont accept a...

Exactly, which is why Clark said he wont accept a 777X aircraft without a 13 to 16 month testing, and not likely in 2020.

The manufacturers cannot keep building aircraft in flight...

Getting...
Forum: Jet Blast
13th Oct 2019, 10:07
Replies: 13,168
Views: 10,941,158
Posted By Smythe

Woman, 30, claims to be in five-year relationship...

Woman, 30, claims to be in five-year relationship with Boeing 737-800 she nicknames ‘darling’ and wants to marry.
...
13th Oct 2019, 09:58
Replies: 357
Views: 482,980
Posted By Smythe

This was strengthening for the wingtip and...

This was strengthening for the wingtip and replacement of the spar with one with boltholes for the winglet...the only stiffened element was the spar third in from the wingtip...

The rest of the...
13th Oct 2019, 01:35
Replies: 357
Views: 482,980
Posted By Smythe

The airframe was not designed to handle the load...

The airframe was not designed to handle the load from the winglets...the winglets came later...

I find it interesting that only pax ac have found cracks so far...

The issue was found by Boeing...
13th Oct 2019, 01:32
Replies: 4,656
Views: 4,274,885
Posted By Smythe

The JATR final report: ...

The JATR final report:

https://www.faa.gov/news/media/attachments/Final_JATR_Submittal_to_FAA_Oct_2019.pdf
12th Oct 2019, 12:28
Replies: 56
Views: 16,383
Posted By Smythe

As anyone who lives in northern latitudes can...

As anyone who lives in northern latitudes can attest, it is significantly colder on clear days/nights, than cloudy.

Unfortunately, I spent quite a bit of time in Norfolk, VA, which has a lot of...
12th Oct 2019, 11:55
Replies: 357
Views: 482,980
Posted By Smythe

Watch the winglets bounce around the next time...

Watch the winglets bounce around the next time you fly, then watch wings without them....cyclical loading with the extra mass at the end of the moment arm. ...
10th Oct 2019, 00:20
Replies: 357
Views: 482,980
Posted By Smythe

According to the news, the ac the FA wanted...

According to the news, the ac the FA wanted checked were 165 of SW aircraft.

Yes, it does appear to be the -700 variant.

Now GOL has grounded 11.

In govt testing, there is typically a...
7th Oct 2019, 23:39
Replies: 4,656
Views: 4,274,885
Posted By Smythe

Boeing sued by Southwest Airlines pilots over...

Boeing sued by Southwest Airlines pilots over $100 million in lost pay due to the 737 MAX grounding (https://edition.cnn.com/2019/10/07/business/southwest-airlines-pilots-sue-boeing/index.html)...
6th Oct 2019, 20:20
Replies: 4,656
Views: 4,274,885
Posted By Smythe

Just like the 777X they blew up on the test...

Just like the 777X they blew up on the test stand....
6th Oct 2019, 10:59
Replies: 4,656
Views: 4,274,885
Posted By Smythe

The FAA stated they would not test beta software...

The FAA stated they would not test beta software any longer. They want to test the production version. That has never been tested by the FAA.
4th Oct 2019, 23:42
Replies: 357
Views: 482,980
Posted By Smythe

Basically, they have to check ALL 737's to...

Basically, they have to check ALL 737's to determine the extent of the issue.

Film at 11
4th Oct 2019, 10:02
Replies: 4,656
Views: 4,274,885
Posted By Smythe

Read that and thisFAA inspectors weren't...

Read that and thisFAA inspectors weren't qualified to certify Boeing 737 Max pilots, investigation finds

A government watchdog agency says some Federal Aviation Administration safety inspectors...
30th Sep 2019, 23:36
Replies: 4,656
Views: 4,274,885
Posted By Smythe

Not sure I agree. The parameters of an...

Not sure I agree.

The parameters of an aircraft experiencing MCAS on final approach has never been detailed/discussed by Boeing et al.
We have only heard about fixing MCAS on high speed DEP..
...
Forum: Jet Blast
29th Sep 2019, 10:50
Replies: 72
Views: 9,974
Posted By Smythe

Next up....Methane...' Methane is a...

Next up....Methane...'

Methane is a greenhouse gas as is carbon dioxide. Human activity has increased the amount of methane in the atmosphere, contributing to climate change. Methane is...
28th Sep 2019, 21:14
Replies: 85
Views: 66,097
Posted By Smythe

Wasnt it on DEP, where, at a certain point, the...

Wasnt it on DEP, where, at a certain point, the nacelles added lift and pushed it close to the stall envelope?

I thought it was on DEP when there was a climbing turn?
28th Sep 2019, 18:17
Replies: 80
Views: 41,547
Posted By Smythe

Dont forget, it is Boeing that is insisting on no...

Dont forget, it is Boeing that is insisting on no further training.

What is Boeing's baseline of training or experience for this statement or requirement/lack of?


ummm, if nothing else, the...
28th Sep 2019, 18:11
Replies: 85
Views: 66,097
Posted By Smythe

It was first set at 0.6 for the high speed...

It was first set at 0.6 for the high speed departure and maneuvering issues, which is reasonable.

THEN, in flight testing, the there was low speed stall issues identified. This when MCAS was...
Forum: Tech Log
24th Sep 2019, 13:19
Replies: 24
Views: 5,430
Posted By Smythe

Noticed it quite often on the OOL to MEL route...

Noticed it quite often on the OOL to MEL route with the 320

On a COD flight, on descent, mist filled up from the floor to about neck height by the time we hit the deck. (NOT a 320!)
22nd Sep 2019, 15:11
Replies: 34
Views: 34,752
Posted By Smythe

Well, knowing where MEL tower is, if they...

Well, knowing where MEL tower is, if they observed no gear down, damn.....

Low drag approach on the 787??....that is a lot of energy to manage on that ac...

the crew did GA...
Forum: Tech Log
22nd Sep 2019, 12:29
Replies: 10
Views: 1,908
Posted By Smythe

Use the spare oxygen like the CP crews!

Use the spare oxygen like the CP crews!
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