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3rd Mar 2009, 22:19
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Posted By puddle-jumper2

NOD, Obviously a single engine failure is...

NOD,

Obviously a single engine failure is not a singular reason to fall out of the sky, please don't be so patronising. I don't rule it out to being a hole in the Swiss cheese though. Something...
3rd Mar 2009, 19:04
Replies: 2,906
Views: 1,264,417
Posted By puddle-jumper2

PJ2, Apologies. I should have chosen a...

PJ2,

Apologies. I should have chosen a smaller name :bored:

Rainboe, point taken,

I'll comment no more on this until the after the report.

Just to clarify though I'm not trying to explain...
3rd Mar 2009, 14:08
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Views: 1,264,417
Posted By puddle-jumper2

Dysag, Your missing the point. I'm not...

Dysag,

Your missing the point.

I'm not questioning the fact that the engines detached, or that they are designed to detach.

I'm questioning the deference in fan section damage between the 2...
3rd Mar 2009, 12:44
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Views: 1,264,417
Posted By puddle-jumper2

Nigel, I can't remember ever seeing a high...

Nigel,

I can't remember ever seeing a high bypass jet engine, after hitting the ground with such force as to rip it off it's pylon and throw it down a field, with the fan spinning at moderate/high...
3rd Mar 2009, 09:56
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Views: 1,264,417
Posted By puddle-jumper2

I think the biggest clue as to whether the...

I think the biggest clue as to whether the engines were producing thrust or not is not where they ended up but how much damage the fan sections of both engines sustained.

Certainly the picture of...
Forum: Questions
11th Feb 2009, 14:59
Replies: 37
Views: 5,543
Posted By puddle-jumper2

The only 'over-correct' country in Europe is the...

The only 'over-correct' country in Europe is the U.K. - everyone else gives priority to local traffic.:=
19th Jan 2009, 09:03
Replies: 2,018
Views: 919,629
Posted By puddle-jumper2

There are a few reasons I can think of as to why...

There are a few reasons I can think of as to why it appears slats/flaps were selected late.

One could be that in the short moment of deciding where to go the Crew wanted to keep the A/C clean so...
18th Jan 2009, 10:51
Replies: 2,018
Views: 919,629
Posted By puddle-jumper2

There's always the possibility of one going...

There's always the possibility of one going through the screen - therefore it was a good instinct to duck :ok:

Save your sight - you're going to need it in the next few minutes.:eek:
10th Dec 2008, 08:21
Replies: 414
Views: 257,977
Posted By puddle-jumper2

Captplaystation, From the photo's I saw...

Captplaystation,

From the photo's I saw there wasn't catastrophic fan blade damage but it's difficult to tell from the pictures regarding smaller damage. I'm guessing there were some 'nicks' and...
14th Nov 2008, 10:47
Replies: 414
Views: 257,977
Posted By puddle-jumper2

Gatbusdriver, That's my point. I'm aware...

Gatbusdriver,

That's my point. I'm aware that you don't necessarily see damage to the fan blades and that bird strikes can result in the engine coughing - and continuing to run all be it with...
14th Nov 2008, 07:23
Replies: 414
Views: 257,977
Posted By puddle-jumper2

From the little info. we have so far I'd say the...

From the little info. we have so far I'd say the crew did their company and passengers proud.

One thing that puzzle's me though is the pictures appear to show little damage to the fan blades -...
17th Oct 2008, 07:58
Replies: 2,686
Views: 998,333
Posted By puddle-jumper2

Seeing as you asked.......I'd rather be in the...

Seeing as you asked.......I'd rather be in the engineers shoes, I'd rather be alive, able to still see my wife and kids and them still able to see me.
2nd Aug 2008, 11:07
Replies: 45
Views: 11,741
Posted By puddle-jumper2

The 190 performs very well on/off short runways. ...

The 190 performs very well on/off short runways.

IOM Take off distance available 08 = 2446m (TORA=1631m)

SOU Take off distance available 20 = 1805m (TORA=1650m)

There are 2 E190's based in...
9th Jul 2008, 08:54
Replies: 152
Views: 21,305
Posted By puddle-jumper2

I fully support the crew in this situation. ...

I fully support the crew in this situation.

Pax. also need to think very carefully about the safety aspect of doing this to a crew just before they are about to take them for a flight.

Do you...
29th Jun 2008, 10:23
Replies: 94
Views: 23,192
Posted By puddle-jumper2

Flagon, That's where I'll have to disagree...

Flagon,

That's where I'll have to disagree with you.

I don't think it should be 'woolly' at all.
I think like most things in aviation it should be clear cut and set in stone. It should...
29th Jun 2008, 09:18
Replies: 94
Views: 23,192
Posted By puddle-jumper2

Flagon, Totally Agreed, particularly the...

Flagon,

Totally Agreed, particularly the last paragraph. :ok: Your applying common sense and experience to the situation, which is what's needed.

The issue though is JAR OPS does allow you to...
29th Jun 2008, 08:02
Replies: 94
Views: 23,192
Posted By puddle-jumper2

Actually according to JAR OPS you can 'commit' to...

Actually according to JAR OPS you can 'commit' to a single runway airfield.






The interesting thing is this statement reads along the lines of an en-route check and not along the lines of...
3rd Jun 2008, 20:45
Replies: 8
Views: 2,595
Posted By puddle-jumper2

Well, just when you think you've seen it all. ...

Well, just when you think you've seen it all.

..........what with ? Another tee-shirt ?:E

What if you have a tattoo of a gun on your arm............"right, off with that arm !" :eek:
30th May 2008, 18:36
Replies: 10
Views: 3,536
Posted By puddle-jumper2

One of the better one's, Flybe's loss is someone...

One of the better one's, Flybe's loss is someone else's gain.

Can't wait for the replacement :sad:
21st Apr 2008, 08:45
Replies: 116
Views: 9,258
Posted By puddle-jumper2

Juan, What action did they take ? Well for a...

Juan,

What action did they take ? Well for a start they probably went to BALPA :}

The simple fact is it doesn't matter how proactive you are, if it's your CC in disagreement with BACC, history...
19th Apr 2008, 08:20
Replies: 116
Views: 9,258
Posted By puddle-jumper2

Nope, me neither. Had to work as a tea boy...

Nope, me neither.

Had to work as a tea boy in a tool shop :{ and a baggage loader to pay for the 'self improver' route...... never applied to the RAF or BA :sad:

Guess that makes me inferior...
1st Apr 2008, 20:56
Replies: 247
Views: 81,653
Posted By puddle-jumper2

Rat 5 A good simplistic view, but if I...

Rat 5



A good simplistic view, but if I thought there was even a slim chance of 'going off the end' I would keep full reverse on right down to just before the end. There is a small chance of...
28th Mar 2008, 09:08
Replies: 537
Views: 73,748
Posted By puddle-jumper2

Gentlemen, I feel your anger but I believe...

Gentlemen,

I feel your anger but I believe you are pointing the finger at the wrong group.

The bottom line is the BACC have the FULL support of BALPA HQ - it's very easy to be all brave and...
14th Mar 2008, 10:36
Replies: 36
Views: 9,459
Posted By puddle-jumper2

sqwkvfr, Do you think everyone know's...

sqwkvfr,

Do you think everyone know's what.... means or or ??

Perhaps we should recommend the London controllers to start using their local slang, When you've finished learning that don't...
Forum: Tech Log
3rd Mar 2008, 13:26
Replies: 504
Views: 210,522
Posted By puddle-jumper2

Flight Safety, Exactly, that's the...

Flight Safety,



Exactly, that's the whole point. If this guy had tried to continue with the landing and ended up over the grass, with a possible control problem and STILL in the same nasty wind...
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