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29th Jan 2023, 16:26
Replies: 15,766
Views: 16,428,068
Posted By safetypee

Re Israeli - Iraq air strikes; if these are...

Re Israeli - Iraq air strikes; if these are related to drone production (for use against Israel) then, also,

Effect on drone supply to Russia for use against Ukraine

Is this action connected...
27th Jan 2023, 15:57
Replies: 38
Views: 7,622
Posted By safetypee

'Prettiest tanker' Form follows function

'Prettiest tanker'
Form follows function
25th Jan 2023, 16:43
Replies: 50
Views: 8,525
Posted By safetypee

RAE Bedford had a forward looking Low Light TV...

RAE Bedford had a forward looking Low Light TV installed in the HS 748 used by the Blind Landing Experimental Unit - early 1970s. It was not IR based, just enhancement.
No great improvement, just...
24th Jan 2023, 14:45
Replies: 32
Views: 9,034
Posted By safetypee

Recent posts focus on the emotive no pilot...

Recent posts focus on the emotive no pilot autonomous operation, whereas the Airbus research is considering dual-pilot operations.

Instead of stating what we do not want, consider what we might...
22nd Jan 2023, 09:21
Replies: 65
Views: 33,886
Posted By safetypee

BraceBrace, I wonder if you are overlooking the...

BraceBrace, I wonder if you are overlooking the aircraft 'flight deck -- main wheel' geometry at TCH. This is of increasing importance in long-body aircraft.

Using the diagram reference at #50:...
21st Jan 2023, 09:31
Replies: 65
Views: 33,886
Posted By safetypee

Several inter-related aspects in recent posts. ...

Several inter-related aspects in recent posts.
Runway length per se relates to the landing distance required, which is referenced to "15m (50 ft) above the landing surface", taken to be the nominal...
19th Jan 2023, 08:05
Replies: 661
Views: 558,100
Posted By safetypee

fdr, yes The stick shaker comment is also...

fdr, yes

The stick shaker comment is also very interesting. Such a change in normal operation should have been justified by a discoverable a certification deviation.
An alternative might be a...
19th Jan 2023, 07:54
Replies: 65
Views: 33,886
Posted By safetypee

the_stranger, hhmmm On one hand you caution...

the_stranger, hhmmm

On one hand you caution the interpretation of pictures.

On the other, one operator is sufficiently skilled in deliberately 'landing short" (27), whereas another lacks skill...
17th Jan 2023, 13:13
Replies: 65
Views: 33,886
Posted By safetypee

O O T, misplaced humour ? the stranger, ...

O O T, misplaced humour ?
the stranger,
procede,
You appear to have missed the point - that identically flown landings on 27 or 22, with similar 'normal' variation in flight path can have...
16th Jan 2023, 13:50
Replies: 65
Views: 33,886
Posted By safetypee

Thanks pattern; the wheel height over threshold...

Thanks pattern; the wheel height over threshold for the A330 could be compared with other aircraft identifying the spread of heights that might be expected in normal operation. (See FAA report; note...
15th Jan 2023, 21:18
Replies: 65
Views: 33,886
Posted By safetypee

Jh, thank-you. 321XLR, a first step is find...

Jh, thank-you.

321XLR, a first step is find details to answer "… what would the wheel height over threshold be for an A330" post #18.
Any A330-300 crew with access to the relevant documentation ?
15th Jan 2023, 13:19
Replies: 661
Views: 558,100
Posted By safetypee

Why You Should Stop Reading Accident Analysis posts

"Why You Should Stop Reading News" (accident analysis posts)

Our obsession with being informed makes it hard to think long-term. We spend hours consuming news (posts) because we want to be...
15th Jan 2023, 09:45
Replies: 65
Views: 33,886
Posted By safetypee

From an on-line AIP, runway 22 appears to have a...

From an on-line AIP, runway 22 appears to have a single PAPI (3deg, 62ft), but no specific installation for long body aircraft.
This appears to to be the situation for all runways at EHAM; is this...
13th Jan 2023, 06:19
Replies: 84
Views: 24,856
Posted By safetypee

"Calling people who operate flying machines "air...

"Calling people who operate flying machines "air missions" ..... senseless, or devoid of sensibility at least."

Which might indicate the underlying culture in regulation; more interested in words...
9th Jan 2023, 15:18
Replies: 13
Views: 4,985
Posted By safetypee

gums, note that the aircraft was not a FBW...

gums,

note that the aircraft was not a FBW Airbus, and like other similar aircraft types of the time, depended on pilot training not to make aggressive rudder inputs.

Aircraft certification...
8th Jan 2023, 21:27
Replies: 3,857
Views: 526,263
Posted By safetypee

You blew that one away quite quickly; first to...

You blew that one away quite quickly; first to the post takes the next one.

A rare photo showing the airflow.
...
8th Jan 2023, 17:57
Replies: 3,857
Views: 526,263
Posted By safetypee

With a 'tenuous' connection with the previous...

With a 'tenuous' connection with the previous challenge.
https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/363x205/8df4f5f5_d660_4129_a74e_7ceb17d1f1b7_cf3401a071337682fdf96f8622792da8f9603d2b.jpeg
8th Jan 2023, 12:48
Replies: 3,857
Views: 526,263
Posted By safetypee

French - I was influenced by the aircraft behind...

French - I was influenced by the aircraft behind the Meteor in the link https://i.pinimg.com/736x/fc/28/a9/fc28a95ed8baadad6bc4ffd4cec4d6bb.jpg
but on reflection that could be the SB5.

Thus a...
8th Jan 2023, 11:22
Replies: 3,857
Views: 526,263
Posted By safetypee

But could there be a French connection ?

But could there be a French connection ?
30th Dec 2022, 18:15
Replies: 982
Views: 404,763
Posted By safetypee

A line in the sand

Thanks BFS

With that explanation, then my "is a puppet of political will,” would be better worded as might be seen 'as a puppet … ", by a worldly view of US process.

This may have a serious...
30th Dec 2022, 13:51
Replies: 982
Views: 404,763
Posted By safetypee

clarifying understanding

"My understanding is, the Dekker research results didn't make it into the original published Dutch AMS report, because it was considered to be too controversial towards Boeing. Please check"

The...
29th Dec 2022, 21:48
Replies: 982
Views: 404,763
Posted By safetypee

WS, ? Context, viewpoint, subjectivity....

WS, ?

Context, viewpoint, subjectivity. Which report is to be believed, why.
'Seeing' is in the minds eye of the beholder.

The Ethiopian report challenges NTSB, what if it is correct?
Anyone...
29th Dec 2022, 16:23
Replies: 982
Views: 404,763
Posted By safetypee

Good lobbying should not be detectable

Good lobbying - Ethiopia or AMS - would not be detectable.(Nobbling the jury ?)
There are similarities between the Max and AMS, particularly in the Boeing stance that the pilots should have seen,...
24th Dec 2022, 13:00
Replies: 984
Views: 532,819
Posted By safetypee

Agra, Farnborough "I'll lay money that some of...

Agra, Farnborough "I'll lay money that some of them ('big civil aircraft') are close to the edge of the safe flight envelope and almost certainly outside the manufacturers in-service operating...
24th Dec 2022, 07:31
Replies: 104
Views: 46,902
Posted By safetypee

Spaz, the video illustrates my question above. ...

Spaz, the video illustrates my question above.

If the 'stick' controls up and down - 'throttle' controls fore and aft; then how is the constant pitch attitude maintained.
23rd Dec 2022, 11:00
Replies: 104
Views: 46,902
Posted By safetypee

For those who wish to read more on VAAC and FBW...

For those who wish to read more on VAAC and FBW in general, there is very good book by Gerry Shanks (RAE) - "The Challenges of Fly-By-Wire", the role of the Royal Aircraft Establishment (Bedford and...
21st Dec 2022, 14:45
Replies: 984
Views: 532,819
Posted By safetypee

Although the difference in our industry between...

Although the difference in our industry between safety and legal process is narrowing (society in general); discussions should avoid intermixing the views.

One view learns, or should learn; the...
21st Dec 2022, 14:35
Replies: 44
Views: 12,403
Posted By safetypee

'S' band was part of 23b. Lightings Mk 3 - 6. ...

'S' band was part of 23b. Lightings Mk 3 - 6.
Only used it once; gave a rough indication of which part of East to look at.
Forum: Tech Log
21st Dec 2022, 14:26
Replies: 9
Views: 1,549
Posted By safetypee

Hindsight, uncertainty, assumptions

One aspect of the industry's safety plans is that pilots will act as they perceive the situation; thus 'improper use' (brakes) should not be considered in a safety argument. (SOP stop is STOP)
...
21st Dec 2022, 07:44
Replies: 984
Views: 532,819
Posted By safetypee

The more this discussion considers 'cause' and...

The more this discussion considers 'cause' and 'blame' the less opportunity there is to learn.

The emotion of death distracts. Consider a different outcome, just a few feet one way or the other,...
Forum: Tech Log
20th Dec 2022, 15:49
Replies: 9
Views: 1,549
Posted By safetypee

https://skybrary.aero/sites/default/files/bookshel...

https://skybrary.aero/sites/default/files/bookshelf/1150.pdf

In

https://skybrary.aero/articles/faa-takeoff-safety-training-aid

'The need to be GO minded in the high speed portion of the...
26th Nov 2022, 06:43
Replies: 118
Views: 18,262
Posted By safetypee

pug, #81, et al. Change the focus from...

pug, #81, et al.

Change the focus from technology to concepts.

The buzz words are AI and Big Data; we have them, but the important issue is what is their purpose, how to use them.
...
Forum: Tech Log
24th Nov 2022, 18:24
Replies: 35
Views: 4,229
Posted By safetypee

FD, I agree with your views; my devilment looked...

FD, I agree with your views; my devilment looked for the detail.

An objective was to test the reasoning behind some of the procedures, how people think about remote possibilities, and the...
24th Nov 2022, 16:51
Replies: 118
Views: 18,262
Posted By safetypee

The Illusion Of Risk Control

It is interesting to follow this type of discussion where the subject is quickly misrepresented, which then degenerates into binary debate, us vs them, 2 vs 1 crew, with 'clear cut' black and white...
Forum: Tech Log
24th Nov 2022, 16:27
Replies: 35
Views: 4,229
Posted By safetypee

IL thanks, In the first instance where the...

IL thanks,
In the first instance where the Captain decides and acts, it is assumed that s/he has recognised the situation. If not, then the P2's alert (as a handling PM !) starts the Capts time...
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