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21st Jan 2021, 18:35
Replies: 382
Views: 439,792
Posted By Teddy Robinson

Standard procedures

4runner

The investigative team have already gone on the record that it is their objective to publish the preliminary findings within the usual 30 day framework.

Sorry if that does not comply...
25th Dec 2020, 21:01
Replies: 94
Views: 32,232
Posted By Teddy Robinson

Wink Ah, don't you just love perfection.

Nothing to tell, or nothing to learn ?
25th Dec 2020, 20:35
Replies: 94
Views: 32,232
Posted By Teddy Robinson

There have been a few over the past 45years...

There have been a few over the past 45years (yike) which I thought might be good contenders for this thread a pretty long list in fact, then I ran some filters and there was a clear winner.
It...
Forum: Rotorheads
8th Dec 2020, 22:51
Replies: 11
Views: 5,432
Posted By Teddy Robinson

One down in the Alps

Not my usual forum, but this has just been reported.

https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/europe/helicopter-crash-french-alps-savoie-b1768328.html

one pilot ok from this report, no word on...
5th Dec 2020, 20:52
Replies: 6
Views: 1,614
Posted By Teddy Robinson

No idea really, as I no longer fly props, but as...

No idea really, as I no longer fly props, but as a free turbine, one might assume that with checks on allowable tolerances ?
It's not exactly the shock loaded piston engined case, and if there is no...
5th Dec 2020, 20:04
Replies: 6
Views: 1,614
Posted By Teddy Robinson

Thumbs up It appears they had the time and foresight to...

It appears they had the time and foresight to shut down and feather both engines. Good work all round.
11th Aug 2020, 17:35
Replies: 364
Views: 174,873
Posted By Teddy Robinson

We ain't in the theory business

King on a Wing

“There was no sound before the crash. The endpoint of the runway is parallel to the entrance of the perimeter gate from where we could see any flight take off or land,” Singh told...
9th Aug 2020, 02:02
Replies: 364
Views: 174,873
Posted By Teddy Robinson

Two things come to mind. Regardless of...

Two things come to mind.

Regardless of ability, landing 1000m into a limiting contaminated runway with a tailwind and ravine at the end is time for a go around.
These are the mistakes we are paid...
7th Aug 2020, 20:32
Replies: 364
Views: 174,873
Posted By Teddy Robinson

Believe the figure quoted is the last known...

Believe the figure quoted is the last known groundspeed from the FR24 trace. Surface winds were 240-260 degrees at between 11-15kts.
10th Jul 2020, 10:54
Replies: 8
Views: 1,953
Posted By Teddy Robinson

In my GA experience, yes and no. Usually the...

In my GA experience, yes and no.

Usually the helos operate on the dead side of an airfield with a lower circuit height for deconfliction with fixed wing traffic
Away from base, they do what they...
10th Jul 2020, 07:58
Replies: 8
Views: 1,953
Posted By Teddy Robinson

Never stop learning .....

Thank you for a very enlightening and succinct explanation of the floatplane flying environment, now this begins to make sense.
You are correct, this fluidity in available landing areas and circuit...
9th Jul 2020, 19:35
Replies: 8
Views: 1,953
Posted By Teddy Robinson

Somewhat surprised that there are no comments on...

Somewhat surprised that there are no comments on this thread.
If memory serves me correct, there has been another recent collision between floatplanes with a similarly tragic outcome.
8th Jul 2020, 12:22
Replies: 1,664
Views: 2,688,209
Posted By Teddy Robinson

Again we will have to wait for the full report. ...

Again we will have to wait for the full report.

From the videos of the final moments, it looked to me as if he was trying to find alpha max, but the protections were gone with the gear extension....
7th Jul 2020, 14:18
Replies: 1,664
Views: 2,688,209
Posted By Teddy Robinson

It was the gear down case that I was fishing for...

It was the gear down case that I was fishing for as I am no longer current on type.
So the final descent could not have been flown at alpha max, as there were zero protections if I read this...
5th Jul 2020, 11:18
Replies: 1,664
Views: 2,688,209
Posted By Teddy Robinson

They had both Gens offline, no APU Gen and the...

They had both Gens offline, no APU Gen and the RAT deployed, so the aircraft is now operating in emergency configuration ...
Question to those current: I would imagine this put us into direct law,...
5th Jul 2020, 08:14
Replies: 40
Views: 7,007
Posted By Teddy Robinson

Reflects my personal experience too: plenty of...

Reflects my personal experience too: plenty of dual time waiting for my 17th birthday. I would have to dig out a very ancient log book, but would guess that there were 40 or so hours logged prior to...
25th Jun 2020, 14:06
Replies: 1,664
Views: 2,688,209
Posted By Teddy Robinson

We are dealing with the first review of the FDR...

We are dealing with the first review of the FDR and CVR here, combined into the technical overview known as the initial report.

Fumes are not mentioned anywhere in that report.
24th Jun 2020, 21:24
Replies: 1,664
Views: 2,688,209
Posted By Teddy Robinson

Because that is what they are trained to do,...

Because that is what they are trained to do, report anything unusual.
With the aircraft going around in this instance at least, they are certainly not going to prevent the final outcome, but in a...
24th Jun 2020, 20:18
Replies: 1,664
Views: 2,688,209
Posted By Teddy Robinson

Joining some dots .. ... ...

Somewhere in the previous 67 or so pages, the question was asked whether the flight deck would have been aware of the runway scrape, perhaps this is not so far fetched as it may sound.
They are...
22nd Jun 2020, 18:38
Replies: 1,664
Views: 2,688,209
Posted By Teddy Robinson

Many thanks for that information

Many thanks for that information
22nd Jun 2020, 17:54
Replies: 1,664
Views: 2,688,209
Posted By Teddy Robinson

It is now 21.53 in Karachi, 22nd June 2020. ...

It is now 21.53 in Karachi, 22nd June 2020.

Was the initial report made public today or not ?
22nd Jun 2020, 12:23
Replies: 1,664
Views: 2,688,209
Posted By Teddy Robinson

Wait for the report

https://www.khaleejtimes.com/world/pakistan/pia-crash-investigation-report-to-be-presented-today-before-pakistan-parliament
Forum: Rotorheads
18th Jun 2020, 22:33
Replies: 24
Views: 8,556
Posted By Teddy Robinson

I saw similar behaviour with an R22 at rather...

I saw similar behaviour with an R22 at rather close quarters some years ago (dramatic enough for me to dive for cover)
From recollection the incident was something to do with a gust lock or control...
24th May 2020, 15:20
Replies: 1,664
Views: 2,688,209
Posted By Teddy Robinson

To be fair, I have used the term "main event"...

To be fair, I have used the term "main event" perhaps incorrectly in context with the set of circumstances we are discussing at the moment. I fully concur, the ELAC failures and loss subsequent loss...
24th May 2020, 06:03
Replies: 1,664
Views: 2,688,209
Posted By Teddy Robinson

The Smartlynx A320 incident at Tallinn 28th Feb...

The Smartlynx A320 incident at Tallinn 28th Feb 2018 has been mentioned previously on this thread.
Whilst an underlying technical issue led to the main event (aircraft contacted the runway once the...
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