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17th Sep 2019, 21:51
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Posted By CurtainTwitcher

Alan Joyce ASX notice of sale:...

Alan Joyce ASX notice of sale: https://www.asx.com.au/asxpdf/20190830/pdf/448264170rhrr4.pdf]Change (http:// [url) of Directors interest 30/08/2019

Just eyeballing it looks, like a sale of 347,012...
17th Sep 2019, 03:55
Replies: 47
Views: 13,133
Posted By CurtainTwitcher

NO NO NO, YOU ALL HAVE WRONG! Alan claimed...

NO NO NO, YOU ALL HAVE WRONG!

Alan claimed back in 2012 he was paid LESS that the pilots.*

Alan Joyce's $5m pay shot down by Qantas pilots...
14th Sep 2019, 02:35
Replies: 180
Views: 107,432
Posted By CurtainTwitcher

Sparrows, does your extremely simple model...

Sparrows, does your extremely simple model account for the difference in the rate of promotion between the two? What is the expected time to Capt at JQ, what is the time at QF?

I would suggest...
6th Sep 2019, 01:54
Replies: 2,428
Views: 2,175,333
Posted By CurtainTwitcher

The reasoning behind not doing sensor validation...

The reasoning behind not doing sensor validation was all to do with crew training. The interview with Rick Ludtke Former Boeing Engineers Say Relentless Cost-Cutting Sacrificed Safety...
5th Sep 2019, 10:26
Replies: 180
Views: 107,432
Posted By CurtainTwitcher

Alan Joyce on QF fleet purchase history, 2012

The formatting is better and plenty more discussion of on the 777 purchase (non) decision in the link....
1st Sep 2019, 03:20
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Views: 2,175,333
Posted By CurtainTwitcher

Does the NG have a form of early incarnation of...

Does the NG have a form of early incarnation of MCAS too? I can't provide certified FCOM documentation to CYA, but I can confirm below is a verbatim copy, found on the web: B737 NG Flight controls,...
25th Aug 2019, 01:25
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Posted By CurtainTwitcher

Is 2000 lbs / 900kg over RTOW on two engines...

Is 2000 lbs / 900kg over RTOW on two engines going to have a dramatic impact on the climb performance to the extent it is discernible in a newspaper graphic (Reuters link to graphics...
24th Aug 2019, 07:26
Replies: 180
Views: 107,432
Posted By CurtainTwitcher

You would be AMAZED what you can do with data....

You would be AMAZED what you can do with data. Though long, there is an excellent blog post THE CONTROL GROUP IS OUT OF CONTROL...
24th Aug 2019, 06:01
Replies: 2,428
Views: 2,175,333
Posted By CurtainTwitcher

They don't have shareholders who have to be...

They don't have shareholders who have to be rewarded.
17th Aug 2019, 22:26
Replies: 1,199
Views: 600,661
Posted By CurtainTwitcher

The problem is the longer the route, the larger...

The problem is the longer the route, the larger the effect of the compounding nature of fuel burn as flight time increases. If you look at something like PER-LHR the B787 is around 575 Kg additional...
31st Jul 2019, 22:13
Replies: 2,428
Views: 2,175,333
Posted By CurtainTwitcher

It's been termed the Gell-Mann Amnesia effect...

It's been termed the Gell-Mann Amnesia effect (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gell-Mann_amnesia_effect).



A more detailed explanation by Ben Hunt...
25th Jul 2019, 08:48
Replies: 2,428
Views: 2,175,333
Posted By CurtainTwitcher

Consider the alternative proposition: "there is...

Consider the alternative proposition:
"there is no evidence Boeing knew the design was safe."
8th Jul 2019, 08:41
Replies: 2,428
Views: 2,175,333
Posted By CurtainTwitcher

No assertion on this thread cannot get away from...

No assertion on this thread cannot get away from the simple fact that aircraft has been, and are still grounded globally. Fact. Airworthiness authorities concluded there is a fatal hazard with the...
7th Jul 2019, 22:04
Replies: 1,199
Views: 600,661
Posted By CurtainTwitcher

Though it is about Boeing, it articulates a more...

Though it is about Boeing, it articulates a more general observations about the extractive nature of the top level predators across the business world.



Hat Tip to Zeffy...
4th Jul 2019, 02:53
Replies: 2,428
Views: 2,175,333
Posted By CurtainTwitcher

[/h1]source fdr post#17 MCAS ALTITUDE V ATTITUDE...

[/h1]source fdr post#17 MCAS ALTITUDE V ATTITUDE ?? (https://www.pprune.org/rumours-news/619494-mcas-altitude-v-attitude.html#post10420125)
3rd Jul 2019, 22:17
Replies: 2,428
Views: 2,175,333
Posted By CurtainTwitcher

Right on cue from the UK CAA: Avoidance of Loss...

Right on cue from the UK CAA: Avoidance of Loss of Control In-Flight – Flight Crew Training Pilot awareness of aircraft trim state, intervention strategies and techniques, during both automated and...
3rd Jul 2019, 20:41
Replies: 2,428
Views: 2,175,333
Posted By CurtainTwitcher

Because they were running the airspeed unreliable...

Because they were running the airspeed unreliable checklist with the stick shaker going off! Any reasonably foreseeable single failure that requires the pilots to two concurrent memory checklists...
29th Jun 2019, 06:52
Replies: 2,428
Views: 2,175,333
Posted By CurtainTwitcher

If the answer is there weren't any adults in...

If the answer is there weren't any adults in charge, that is an even more terrifying explanation. If what you say is correct, where was the FAA, EASA and the rest of the global regulators in all...
29th Jun 2019, 05:25
Replies: 2,259
Views: 1,962,787
Posted By CurtainTwitcher

CPL with credits in all ATPL subjects is the only...

CPL with credits in all ATPL subjects is the only hard and fast requirement. There would also need to be an assessment of previous experience to be deemed suitable. Bare minimum single pilot time is...
29th Jun 2019, 03:39
Replies: 2,428
Views: 2,175,333
Posted By CurtainTwitcher

Because Boeing has become a fully financialized...

Because Boeing has become a fully financialized company, beholden to Wall Street, profit & greed above all. The lack of sensor testing ensured there was no additional simulator training requirement...
29th Jun 2019, 03:04
Replies: 2,259
Views: 1,962,787
Posted By CurtainTwitcher

This post may be waaaay off base, I might be...

This post may be waaaay off base, I might be reading some sort of pattern into randomness, but what the hell, I'll speculate on the Douglas R. Hofstadter / Escher negative space "There exist formal...
23rd Jun 2019, 09:27
Replies: 2,428
Views: 2,175,333
Posted By CurtainTwitcher

Bill, there is much suggestion this wasn't a...

Bill, there is much suggestion this wasn't a mistaken analysis of the single system failure. On the contrary, it was a deliberate decision, for purely financial motivations to go against all...
21st Jun 2019, 21:39
Replies: 107
Views: 34,350
Posted By CurtainTwitcher

Humans have a generalised ability to solve novel...

Humans have a generalised ability to solve novel problems with accumulated knowledge and experience of nearby or similar situations and intuition. There have been numerous instances posited in this...
19th Jun 2019, 09:20
Replies: 107
Views: 34,350
Posted By CurtainTwitcher

Yes, I concede this point. However, an aircraft...

Yes, I concede this point. However, an aircraft operates in a total system where some "smarts" either human or AI commands a lower level system to implement the automation to do the manipulation of...
19th Jun 2019, 07:35
Replies: 107
Views: 34,350
Posted By CurtainTwitcher

What exactly are they good at? The leading type...

What exactly are they good at? The leading type of AI, neural nets are exceptional of taking a closed problem and solving it eg AlphaGo (https://deepmind.com/research/alphago/) and AlphaGo Zero...
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