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29th Oct 2019, 16:01
Replies: 27
Views: 16,757
Posted By NWA SLF

Different engine type but FADEC related. Was sent...

Different engine type but FADEC related. Was sent software to update test machine, newly developed diesel engine that I said didn't perform right. Drove a machine up a hill until it stalled, then...
2nd Oct 2019, 22:42
Replies: 270
Views: 338,634
Posted By NWA SLF

Latest from Hartford Courant is 7 dead, 7...

Latest from Hartford Courant is 7 dead, 7 injured. A few years back a friend, Navy WWII veteran, UDT, had the opportunity to ride in a B-17, not sure if it was this one. He was so proud of having the...
29th Sep 2019, 20:13
Replies: 80
Views: 38,894
Posted By NWA SLF

Have there been a lot of unexpected pitch down...

Have there been a lot of unexpected pitch down events on Boeing, Douglas, McDonnell-Douglas, and Airbus planes where proficient crews recognized the problem and saved the day? Yes including several...
21st Sep 2019, 17:58
Replies: 6
Views: 7,176
Posted By NWA SLF

If you Google it you will find cable was...

If you Google it you will find cable was relatively late picking this up as local news stations and social media were sensationalizing the event well ahead of major media. CNN's was picked up from a...
7th Sep 2019, 17:00
Replies: 116
Views: 130,805
Posted By NWA SLF

This sounds exactly like the DC-10. Cargo door...

This sounds exactly like the DC-10. Cargo door blow out in pressurization test, cabin floor collapsed. Analysis showed mechanics had not completed the latching process. Convair, subcontractor for the...
27th Aug 2019, 16:41
Replies: 10
Views: 8,438
Posted By NWA SLF

Airport stated boarding not yet started but...

Airport stated boarding not yet started but airline reported passengers safely disembarked by the air bridge followed by the crew. At least on picture on social media shows left rear door open and...
5th Aug 2019, 13:49
Replies: 32
Views: 27,518
Posted By NWA SLF

In simplified terms, Airbus has been analyzing...

In simplified terms, Airbus has been analyzing the A320 NEO and discovered under analysis and testing of the NEO flight control laws there are conditions a pilot can experience increased pitch....
13th Jul 2019, 16:01
Replies: 3,927
Views: 3,446,500
Posted By NWA SLF

So much is written about the stupidity of a...

So much is written about the stupidity of a single sensor vs multiples. I have been a participants of many FMEAs where participants have gone through different scenarios ending up with the more...
4th Jun 2019, 02:04
Replies: 44
Views: 34,061
Posted By NWA SLF

Boeing uses subcontractors is new? Who in any...

Boeing uses subcontractors is new? Who in any large manufacturing business would even think of such a possibility. I will say that I did once visit a manufacturer that built much of its machines in...
13th May 2019, 02:44
Replies: 134
Views: 168,907
Posted By NWA SLF

Considering the number of 747-8s I see in my...

Considering the number of 747-8s I see in my wilderness area but on the flight path from Asia to the US prime air freight centers, is it likely the 747-8F will continue for a lengthy period at a...
23rd Apr 2019, 00:12
Replies: 22
Views: 12,126
Posted By NWA SLF

I've seen analyses by many people with impressive...

I've seen analyses by many people with impressive credentials that seem very impressive but amount to, a quote I remember, pseudoscientific sheep dip. tdracer cites the most relevant statistics -...
13th Apr 2019, 14:38
Replies: 146
Views: 76,889
Posted By NWA SLF

It is true that when a person states even one...

It is true that when a person states even one fact that is incredibly false - batteries produce no power when it is freezing - they lose all credibility in anything they say. I live where we have had...
27th Mar 2019, 16:20
Replies: 44
Views: 32,581
Posted By NWA SLF

A320 series NEO has had an incredible number of...

A320 series NEO has had an incredible number of in flight shutdowns including restrictions n overwater flight duration. At one point several shut downs daily.
13th Mar 2019, 20:51
Replies: 5,127
Views: 10,297,793
Posted By NWA SLF

If I remember AF447 correctly it was all...

If I remember AF447 correctly it was all speculation as there was no data until over a year later when the recorders were recovered. At that time, if my memory serves me right, data showed the flight...
11th Mar 2019, 11:29
Replies: 5,127
Views: 10,297,793
Posted By NWA SLF

Ironic that members here who blame the MCAS...

Ironic that members here who blame the MCAS system already are switching to A320s for their flights which also have the same type angle of attack sensors along with software to prevent a stall and...
10th Mar 2019, 18:30
Replies: 5,127
Views: 10,297,793
Posted By NWA SLF

All this trashing of Boeing's incorporation of...

All this trashing of Boeing's incorporation of software using AOT sensor input to prevent a stall being a bad design - does it take into account the A320 Roussillan crash in which improper...
10th Mar 2019, 18:11
Replies: 5,127
Views: 10,297,793
Posted By NWA SLF

How unaware people to say a CEO at the site is...

How unaware people to say a CEO at the site is contaminating data instead of showing concern for passengers, employees, everybody. I see footage of the Lauda crash with Niki at the site as he had a...
21st Feb 2019, 22:34
Replies: 52
Views: 33,756
Posted By NWA SLF

Once again bringing up Japan - reading...

Once again bringing up Japan - reading meteorologist reports from WWII frequently forecasting 160 - 180 knot winds at 35,000 feet over Japan and having flights measure 240 knot wind speeds. Also the...
20th Feb 2019, 19:47
Replies: 52
Views: 33,756
Posted By NWA SLF

What ground speeds are found on flights over...

What ground speeds are found on flights over Japan. I remember in WWII the US Army Air Corps needed to switch from precision bombing to area fire bombing because wind speeds at B-29 bombing altitude...
31st Jan 2019, 01:21
Replies: 48
Views: 37,391
Posted By NWA SLF

Is it possible they delay due to what happened to...

Is it possible they delay due to what happened to the American DC-10 in Chicago? If I remember correctly amounts awarded were higher because the passengers watched their crash from the front facing...
30th Jan 2019, 17:43
Replies: 18
Views: 14,107
Posted By NWA SLF

By not penetrating the wing he meant structural...

By not penetrating the wing he meant structural portion of the wing. Honeycomb material it broke through cannot withstand significant load hence the No Step warning shown in some pictures. Has been...
26th Jan 2019, 15:49
Replies: 72
Views: 55,269
Posted By NWA SLF

I remember seeing on this site an A330 derivative...

I remember seeing on this site an A330 derivative that was either clipped by another plane in NYC or clipped a pole leaving the winglet hanging. The interim fix was to finish removing the winglet,...
24th Jan 2019, 20:39
Replies: 72
Views: 55,269
Posted By NWA SLF

We need to get rid of all those appendages on a...

We need to get rid of all those appendages on a wing that have caused crashes - flaps, slats, spoilers, winglets. Wait, aren't many, if not all, planes equipped with winglets able to complete flights...
23rd Jan 2019, 17:50
Replies: 142
Views: 41,310
Posted By NWA SLF

Regarding TWA 841 in 1979, it is inaccurate to...

Regarding TWA 841 in 1979, it is inaccurate to say the airplane suffered no structural damage. It suffered substantial structural damage but was able to be repaired. CVR had mysteriously been erased,...
22nd Jan 2019, 15:35
Replies: 25
Views: 18,979
Posted By NWA SLF

I haven't seen any report saying they were in an...

I haven't seen any report saying they were in an unheated plane and without food. Yes, I have been through a long delay similar to that. The lengthy stay on the ground was about the same time as the...
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