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29th Jan 2016, 21:44
Replies: 1,178
Views: 691,578
Posted By bubbers44

A catastrophic collision with a personal small...

A catastrophic collision with a personal small drone might make a small dent in the wing leading edge much like hitting a bird. Let's worry about something a little more worth our concern.
7th Jan 2016, 15:44
Replies: 1,178
Views: 691,578
Posted By bubbers44

Most drones are designed to be no danger to...

Most drones are designed to be no danger to people on the ground by using GPS with return home capability and are very stable so merely releasing the controls on the remote will bring it to a rapid...
16th Dec 2015, 16:37
Replies: 1,178
Views: 691,578
Posted By bubbers44

One reason for the 400 ft altitude limit and line...

One reason for the 400 ft altitude limit and line of sight with drone at all times is to keep them clear of aircraft. Pilots use "See and be seen" to avoid other aircraft. Drone operators can not...
16th Dec 2015, 04:09
Replies: 1,178
Views: 691,578
Posted By bubbers44

Flying drones is completely safe if you use basic...

Flying drones is completely safe if you use basic common sense and abide by the rules. Don't fly over 400 ft, out of sight, over crowds and respect peoples property and privacy.

The rules are...
Forum: North America
22nd Nov 2015, 22:07
Replies: 149
Views: 116,464
Posted By bubbers44

Not evacuating because of inconvenience to the...

Not evacuating because of inconvenience to the company would be a good reason to fire the pilot for not using good judgement.
20th Nov 2015, 17:37
Replies: 213
Views: 138,302
Posted By bubbers44

I would put a distress call at the last of my...

I would put a distress call at the last of my priorities if it would not help in any way. I think most pilots feel the same. Save the ship, if possible, then when you find time deal with the...
Forum: Tech Log
30th Oct 2015, 07:09
Replies: 205
Views: 29,264
Posted By bubbers44

Standard toaster. Yes, Sully would have been...

Standard toaster. Yes, Sully would have been able to do what he did in direct law with no problem. Any competent pilot should be able to do the flying part as well as he did. The judgement part on...
20th Oct 2015, 18:03
Replies: 1,178
Views: 691,578
Posted By bubbers44

Since birds have a history of causing many plane...

Since birds have a history of causing many plane crashes and drones have not the government would accomplish much more by installing a transponder on all birds before registering small drones. That...
17th Oct 2015, 16:27
Replies: 20
Views: 13,191
Posted By bubbers44

In late 70 's was over long beach area at 3,000...

In late 70 's was over long beach area at 3,000 ft in a C 340 getting set up to land at LAX when I found myself nose to nose with another aircraft opposite direction about 3 seconds away. I rolled...
19th Aug 2015, 15:16
Replies: 19
Views: 5,962
Posted By bubbers44

We never just kept rotating past tail strike...

We never just kept rotating past tail strike attitude until airborne. Has training changed in the last ten years to just keep rotating past tail strike attitude at Vr?
15th Aug 2015, 22:02
Replies: 92
Views: 61,022
Posted By bubbers44

It's no big deal if it does kick off as it...

It's no big deal if it does kick off as it sometimes does because now you get to fly instead of watch. That is a lot more fun.
3rd Aug 2015, 19:53
Replies: 92
Views: 61,022
Posted By bubbers44

Good to see some posts backing flying skills...

Good to see some posts backing flying skills being important again. Obviously they could have been used to make this landing just another landing instead of being an exciting news report. Seems...
1st Aug 2015, 08:36
Replies: 918
Views: 1,031,001
Posted By bubbers44

Helios was not a rapid depresurization. We had...

Helios was not a rapid depresurization. We had the same thing happen in a Falcon 20 and I noticed at about 7,000 ft our cabin was climbing with the aircraft rate of climb so advised the captain. He...
29th Jul 2015, 15:51
Replies: 92
Views: 61,022
Posted By bubbers44

The continuously increasing banking nearing the...

The continuously increasing banking nearing the landing is common in PIO's because of the white knuckles tensing even more just before touchdown. We have all seen it when a pilot is anxious flying...
29th Jul 2015, 01:26
Replies: 92
Views: 61,022
Posted By bubbers44

The rhythm of the repeated banks look Like PIO to...

The rhythm of the repeated banks look Like PIO to me. Turbulence wouldn't cause that steady wing rocking.
18th Jul 2015, 18:34
Replies: 1,178
Views: 691,578
Posted By bubbers44

Thanks for the post, Mark. We need a rational ...

Thanks for the post, Mark. We need a rational approach to drones and not let Dianne and the politicians with absolutely no agenda other than making more unnecessary laws to hinder a growing and...
29th Jun 2015, 14:18
Replies: 1,178
Views: 691,578
Posted By bubbers44

I recently got a phantom 3 drone from DJI and...

I recently got a phantom 3 drone from DJI and they are very clear on the 400 ft altitude restriction and with the on board GPS will not fly into any restricted areas for drone operation. It will not...
28th Jun 2015, 00:39
Replies: 1,178
Views: 691,578
Posted By bubbers44

I guess Captain Sully thought that too.

I guess Captain Sully thought that too.
27th Jun 2015, 07:59
Replies: 1,178
Views: 691,578
Posted By bubbers44

Fire bomber stopped by one drone?

Would a flock of geese stop all operations too? Who makes decisions like this when lives and property are at stake?
24th May 2015, 22:48
Replies: 117
Views: 9,828
Posted By bubbers44

Covering the instruments is sometimes the only...

Covering the instruments is sometimes the only way to get some students to look out the window for landing. Basic flight instruction should be a basic understanding of how to fly comfortably with no...
1st May 2015, 14:16
Replies: 50
Views: 12,204
Posted By bubbers44

Pilots and Flight Attendants get blamed for a lot...

Pilots and Flight Attendants get blamed for a lot of things out of their control because we are the most visible link to the company when passengers board the aircraft. We share the frustration...
Forum: North America
26th Apr 2015, 13:12
Replies: 22
Views: 7,984
Posted By bubbers44

I agree, if the plane still flies and the...

I agree, if the plane still flies and the controls work you should be able to get any aircraft on the ground by being a pilot. If you have at least one engine still running you have a selection of...
Forum: North America
25th Apr 2015, 13:01
Replies: 22
Views: 7,984
Posted By bubbers44

At the hearing they will probably ask why did you...

At the hearing they will probably ask why did you initiate an emergency descent? Did you have a pressurization problem?

If the answer is no the next question will be what emergency did you...
25th Apr 2015, 12:49
Replies: 106
Views: 106,831
Posted By bubbers44

Accident: THY A320 at Istanbul on Apr 25th 2015,...

Accident: THY A320 at Istanbul on Apr 25th 2015, hard landing, go-around, engine problem, gear problem, gear collapse, runway excursion (http://avherald.com/h?article=48546eb6&opt=0)

They lost...
Forum: North America
24th Apr 2015, 15:40
Replies: 22
Views: 7,984
Posted By bubbers44

If so the pilots have some explaining to do.

If so the pilots have some explaining to do.
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