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15th Sep 2019, 16:25
Replies: 38
Views: 20,547
Posted By WillFlyForCheese

More woes at SFO - transposing runway numbers leaves little room for error

“In 2017, a commercial airliner lined up for takeoff at San Francisco International Airport on runway 01 Left, the main departure route.

The pilot accidentally punched 10 Left — a much longer SFO...
15th Aug 2019, 22:27
Replies: 72
Views: 52,174
Posted By WillFlyForCheese

Word is the plane ran off the end of the runway -...

Word is the plane ran off the end of the runway - came to rest (crashed) on the highway.

...
31st Jul 2019, 02:05
Replies: 24
Views: 18,849
Posted By WillFlyForCheese

Delta pilot suspected of drinking arrested at MSP

“A Delta Air Lines pilot was arrested after officers at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport smelled alcohol on his breath before his California-bound flight Tuesday morning.

The pilot was...
10th Jul 2019, 16:50
Replies: 41
Views: 29,180
Posted By WillFlyForCheese

BEA: Air France A340 abnormal takeoffs caused by...

BEA: Air France A340 abnormal takeoffs caused by pilot input

https://atwonline.com/safety/bea-air-france-a340-abnormal-takeoffs-caused-pilot-input

"In an investigation report that effectively...
9th Jul 2019, 15:08
Replies: 7
Views: 2,405
Posted By WillFlyForCheese

“The tourists wreaked havoc on the three-and-a...

“The tourists wreaked havoc on the three-and-a half-hour flight which was delayed because cabin crew struggled to control the passengers even before take-off.”

With numerous instances (on video)...
3rd Jul 2019, 17:23
Replies: 58
Views: 47,701
Posted By WillFlyForCheese

He/she is rather fixated . . .

He/she is rather fixated . . .
30th Jun 2019, 22:54
Replies: 41
Views: 55,437
Posted By WillFlyForCheese

Twin engine plane into hangar in Addison, Texas, at least 10 dead

https://www.cbsnews.com/news/addison-plane-crash-twin-engine-plane-crashed-into-hanger-at-addison-texas-airport-several-dead-today-2019-06-30/

“A small passenger plane crashed into an unoccupied...
Forum: Rotorheads
10th Jun 2019, 18:36
Replies: 144
Views: 86,708
Posted By WillFlyForCheese

A hard landing on top of a high-rise in NYC . . ....

A hard landing on top of a high-rise in NYC . . .

Hope all are okay.
2nd Jun 2019, 04:38
Replies: 6
Views: 4,351
Posted By WillFlyForCheese

It’s a stratollite balloon. ...

It’s a stratollite balloon.

https://mobile.twitter.com/stratoballoon (https://mobile.twitter.com/stratoballoon?ref_src=twsrc%5Egoogle%7Ctwcamp%5Eserp%7Ctwgr%5Eauthor)
28th May 2019, 22:25
Replies: 33
Views: 25,293
Posted By WillFlyForCheese

Underside of the horizontal stabilizer ...

Underside of the horizontal stabilizer

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/750x563/india_a321_vt_ppn_tirupati_190129_1_3ab125dcee3713d8d607c85851b8c0626a7a85a9.jpg
23rd May 2019, 14:37
Replies: 39
Views: 22,514
Posted By WillFlyForCheese

40 Years Ago This weekend - American 191 at O’Hare

https://graphics.chicagotribune.com/flight-191-anniversary/

As the three-engine McDonnell Douglas DC-10 accelerated down the runway, reaching takeoff speed, the left engine broke away, vaulting...
16th May 2019, 19:47
Replies: 134
Views: 168,710
Posted By WillFlyForCheese

That's because, as we're figuring out, aerial...

That's because, as we're figuring out, aerial firefighting is becoming increasingly ineffective against these "big" fires : ...
1st May 2019, 20:04
Replies: 5,127
Views: 10,282,374
Posted By WillFlyForCheese

I've been thinking about this - and don't believe...

I've been thinking about this - and don't believe it can be an accurate statement of the purposeful design of the system. Here's why . . .

MCAS will, when data input dictates, trim AND. It will...
25th Apr 2019, 21:32
Replies: 5,127
Views: 10,282,374
Posted By WillFlyForCheese

"Average" is relative - correct? Take US...

"Average" is relative - correct? Take US military service . . . there is an "average" soldier, and then, perhaps, an "average" Navy SEAL, or US Army Delta Force. Or, if you will, military of any...
25th Apr 2019, 19:16
Replies: 5,127
Views: 10,282,374
Posted By WillFlyForCheese

Perhaps "below average" pilots shouldn't be...

Perhaps "below average" pilots shouldn't be hauling live cargo? Or - perhaps a "below average" pilot can still competently fly a malfunctioning aircraft. I'm not willing to accept that the spectrum...
26th Mar 2019, 21:58
Replies: 44
Views: 32,509
Posted By WillFlyForCheese

Southwest is ferrying its 737 Max fleet to...

Southwest is ferrying its 737 Max fleet to Victorville for storage.

https://onemileatatime.com/southwest-737-max-storage/
19th Mar 2019, 17:41
Replies: 5,127
Views: 10,282,374
Posted By WillFlyForCheese

Apparent test flight now . . . ...

Apparent test flight now . . .

https://flightaware.com/live/flight/BOE302

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/1448x1041/b38m_2183f5cf3b8303118a8866a914a88689f72619c2.png
12th Mar 2019, 23:45
Replies: 5,127
Views: 10,282,374
Posted By WillFlyForCheese

Understood. But if the (sole?) purpose is to...

Understood. But if the (sole?) purpose is to "smooth out of the overall Cm-alpha characteristic of the airplane so that column required to command a maneuver to high AOA does not decrease along the...
12th Mar 2019, 23:15
Replies: 5,127
Views: 10,282,374
Posted By WillFlyForCheese

That is a very clear explanation - the most clear...

That is a very clear explanation - the most clear of anything I've read. Well done FCeng84.

What is interesting, then, is that MCAS activates without column input. If the purpose of MCAS is to...
11th Mar 2019, 20:00
Replies: 5,127
Views: 10,282,374
Posted By WillFlyForCheese

Yes - often times individual eyewitness accounts...

Yes - often times individual eyewitness accounts will be unreliable - but when you have several different accounts that are somewhat consistent - you'd do well to pay attention. Frankly - the...
22nd Feb 2019, 16:03
Replies: 908
Views: 944,749
Posted By WillFlyForCheese

Right now - it’s pure speculation either way. The...

Right now - it’s pure speculation either way. The airline cannot say whether the engineer was or was not on the flight deck when things went bad. The CVR will reveal whether he was there - right now...
20th Feb 2019, 03:51
Replies: 8
Views: 7,931
Posted By WillFlyForCheese

SWA cancels hundreds of flights as it grapples with maintenance

https://www.cnn.com/2019/02/19/business/southwest-flight-cancellations/index.html


Southwest Airlines continues to grapple with an "operational emergency" after an unusually high number of planes...
4th Feb 2019, 22:43
Replies: 0
Views: 1,940
Posted By WillFlyForCheese

SWA flight returns - depressurization

Southwest Flight 1694, from Hartford, Conn. to Tampa, Fla. returns after depressurization - reportedly causing passenger's ears to...
31st Jan 2019, 04:48
Replies: 20
Views: 6,163
Posted By WillFlyForCheese

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/...

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/800x600/dbe9a877_8736_4ff8_a15f_c8de12b88ea5_c8471db754f32b9c3f876a23f9a751703e4f5a85.jpeg
From: ...
25th Jan 2019, 16:46
Replies: 16
Views: 4,822
Posted By WillFlyForCheese

US federal employees are now guaranteed all back...

US federal employees are now guaranteed all back pay. While that doesn't justify having to show up without pay - at least Congress has passed a law, signed by the President, that guarantees all...
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