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27th Oct 2019, 09:01
Replies: 91
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Posted By LeadSled

Folks, In my opinion, the M in MD was the...

Folks,
In my opinion, the M in MD was the undoing of Douglas, the M in MD had had an inordinate and unsatisfactory engineering influence since the takeover of MD by Boeing --- that from old friends...
27th Oct 2019, 04:44
Replies: 91
Views: 25,341
Posted By LeadSled

hans brinker, As they were 60 years ago, that...

hans brinker,
As they were 60 years ago, that is certainly true, but, in my opinion, updated designs that meet the certification criteria at the time is valid.
The cost of a clean sheet design,...
18th Oct 2019, 00:55
Replies: 91
Views: 25,341
Posted By LeadSled

MickGO105, I have not deleted anything, so I...

MickGO105,
I have not deleted anything, so I can't quote my original post, either.

But the gist of what I said, my interpretation of what I read in AW&ST, was that, in retrospect, in US, there...
17th Oct 2019, 10:45
Replies: 91
Views: 25,341
Posted By LeadSled

ZFT, Quite correct, but it is common (informal)...

ZFT,
Quite correct, but it is common (informal) terminology, has been for quite a while, probably close to ten years, takes the regulations a while to catch up.
Personally, I think it would be much...
17th Oct 2019, 10:25
Replies: 91
Views: 25,341
Posted By LeadSled

ZFT, The + is an FAA Level D with a few added...

ZFT,
The + is an FAA Level D with a few added enhancements, as I recall, live ATC is one. Hence known in the trade as D+.
See also ICAO Level 7.
Tootle pip!!

PS: MickGo105,
Looks like you have...
16th Oct 2019, 02:20
Replies: 91
Views: 25,341
Posted By LeadSled

Sunfish, In a previous post, somebody made the...

Sunfish,
In a previous post, somebody made the point that many of us are criticising the training of current pilots, and the very positive discouragement of any hand flying, and the results. Not...
15th Oct 2019, 04:57
Replies: 91
Views: 25,341
Posted By LeadSled

krismiler, You have got it right. The reports...

krismiler,
You have got it right.
The reports in AW&ST (in the bodies of technical articles, not headline news) were in the context of occurrences that were logged for maintenance to look at, but...
15th Oct 2019, 04:47
Replies: 91
Views: 25,341
Posted By LeadSled

Lookleft, With your superior knowledge of the...

Lookleft,
With your superior knowledge of the B737 ( as opposed to other Boeing aircraft) could you please explain to me how the MCAS keeps the stab running, if the two stab trim cutout switches...
14th Oct 2019, 15:40
Replies: 91
Views: 25,341
Posted By LeadSled

Lookleft, Clearly, I am not afraid to NOT go...

Lookleft,
Clearly, I am not afraid to NOT go along with the majority opinion

If your statement above is the case, every civil jet aircraft Boeing has ever built is fatally flawed; Why would I say...
14th Oct 2019, 09:07
Replies: 91
Views: 25,341
Posted By LeadSled

Lookleft, Just a couple of points: (1) If you...

Lookleft,
Just a couple of points:
(1) If you place the stab trim cutout switches to OFF, you have full manual control, leaving you without any complicating input ---- nothing to do with analogue...
14th Oct 2019, 02:50
Replies: 91
Views: 25,341
Posted By LeadSled

George Glass, Well put. Curtain Twitcher, ...

George Glass,
Well put.

Curtain Twitcher,
Have you ever been confronted with multiple conflicting warnings at a critical stage of flight?? I have, and involving a failed AOA vane.

In my...
13th Oct 2019, 04:38
Replies: 91
Views: 25,341
Posted By LeadSled

Megan, Whilst I don'r have the quotes to hand,...

Megan,
Whilst I don'r have the quotes to hand, several articles in Aviation Week and Space Technology, which have been exhaustively covering the issue, have mentioned same. They never received any...
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