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18th May 2019, 14:55
Replies: 921
Views: 2,165,253
Posted By Setpoint99

It's bigger than that

It is not merely capitalism, it is much deeper than that: human nature itself, which is prone to corruption and greed. And elites in all economic and political systems (including the "socialist...
17th May 2019, 14:58
Replies: 8
Views: 6,697
Posted By Setpoint99

Devil Pilot couldn't land without autopliot?

"Horrifying new footage of the jet disaster that killed 41 in Moscow has emerged amid claims pilots made basic errors during the emergency because they were incapable of landing without the...
28th Apr 2019, 02:53
Replies: 13
Views: 3,413
Posted By Setpoint99

Forensic Analysis

That document is here:
A Forensic Analysis of Navy Carrier Strike Group Elevenís Encounter with an Anomalous Aerial Vehicle (https://drive.google.com/file/d/1WgURI1Fzrkij3utVvcPISGTyEUNX4Z0J/view)
25th Apr 2019, 16:15
Replies: 13
Views: 3,413
Posted By Setpoint99

Frustrated pilots got Navy to stop dismissing UFO sightings

http://www.philly.com/news/nation-world/unidentified-flying-objects-ufos-navy-document-encounters-20190424.html
"A recent uptick in sightings of unidentified flying objects ó or, as the military...
21st Jan 2019, 15:11
Replies: 5
Views: 2,132
Posted By Setpoint99

I was there

I was stationed with the USAF at RAF Mildenhall in 1969 when that incident happened. When I reported to work that day, our NCOIC told us with a grave expression that a mechanic had stolen and flown...
22nd Nov 2018, 15:25
Replies: 2,100
Views: 1,160,378
Posted By Setpoint99

New York Times exposť of Lion Air

ĎSpend the Minimumí: After Crash, Lion Airís Safety Record Is Back in Spotlight (https://www.nytimes.com/2018/11/22/world/asia/lion-air-crash-safety-failures.html)

JAKARTA, Indonesia ó The...
13th Jul 2018, 16:31
Replies: 29
Views: 14,595
Posted By Setpoint99

Emergency descent caused by copilot vaping

According to the BBC, per the CAAC, the emergency descent was caused by the copilot vaping, then trying to prevent the smoke going into the passenger cabin by turning off a fan, but he accidentally...
Forum: Freight Dogs
8th Apr 2018, 06:31
Replies: 29
Views: 31,734
Posted By Setpoint99

Sporty landings?

As I understand it, the MD11 has a super-critical wing, which reduces drag, but it therefore lands hot. How much faster is the 11's landing speed compared to the DC-10?
26th Apr 2017, 02:09
Replies: 9
Views: 6,765
Posted By Setpoint99

Considering the alternative, he did well. If you...

Considering the alternative, he did well. If you can walk away from it. . . .
24th Apr 2017, 18:16
Replies: 9
Views: 6,765
Posted By Setpoint99

Cockpit video of deadstick landing in Taiwan

Well done.

Pilot calmly crash lands a plane in Taiwan | Daily Mail Online (http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-4439024/Pilot-stays-calm-successfully-crash-landing-plane.html)
7th Dec 2016, 20:15
Replies: 76
Views: 38,395
Posted By Setpoint99

Radiation dose-effects and hormesis

ShotOne, as far as “the implication that the radiation risk experienced by flight crew is very low” is concerned, my points are that (1) radiation risk is dependent upon specific variables: radiation...
9th Nov 2016, 01:03
Replies: 76
Views: 38,395
Posted By Setpoint99

How to calculate your radiation exposure

True, wiggy. The following info will put things into further perspective.

The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission estimates that Americans receive an average radiation dose of 620 millirem per...
7th Nov 2016, 19:06
Replies: 76
Views: 38,395
Posted By Setpoint99

Air crew radiation dose

For those who wish to read a good brief on this, an article published in a nuclear technology news magazine I once edited, Nuclear News, provides an excellent overview of the issue of air crew...
6th Nov 2016, 18:06
Replies: 76
Views: 38,395
Posted By Setpoint99

BA's in-flight safety chief warns about toxic cabin fumes

According the The MailOnline:

Toxic cabin fumes can POISON plane passengers and oxygen masks are no protection warns BA's in-flight safety chief | Daily Mail Online...
29th Oct 2016, 06:18
Replies: 204
Views: 175,805
Posted By Setpoint99

Grabbing luggage

According to Eric Horng (sic) of ABC 7 Eyewitness News TV in Chicago, passenger [Gary] "Schiavone said during the evacuation several passengers remarkably tried to grab their bags out of the overhead...
19th Apr 2016, 01:35
19th Apr 2016, 01:17
Replies: 34
Views: 7,928
Posted By Setpoint99

EC-121

We supported a squadron of EC-121s at McClellan AFB in California in the 1960s.

The cone-like nose made for a very small cockpit.

Once, on a flight to Hickam AFB in Hawaii, the squadron...
Forum: Freight Dogs
18th Dec 2015, 01:29
Replies: 39
Views: 35,966
Posted By Setpoint99

Amazon in talks to lease 20 jets to launch air cargo business

According to the Dec. 17 Seattle Times:

Amazon in talks to lease 20 jets to launch air cargo business | The Seattle Times...
8th Dec 2013, 06:12
Replies: 474
Views: 1,395,565
Posted By Setpoint99

WSJ article: "Russia Investigates Fake Pilot Licenses at Small Carriers"

Per the WSJ:

"Pilots working for small regional airlines in Russia may be flying with licenses fraudulently obtained from flight schools they never attended, the country's top investigative agency...
8th Oct 2013, 06:03
Replies: 4
Views: 1,930
Posted By Setpoint99

The Lear Jet Turns 50 ó But It Almost Didnít Make It Off the Ground

An interesting article on the genesis of the Lear Jet on wired.com:

The Lear Jet Turns 50 ? But It Almost Didn't Make It Off the Ground | Autopia | Wired.com...
Forum: Freight Dogs
6th Oct 2013, 02:02
Replies: 15
Views: 9,726
Posted By Setpoint99

Court suits regarding the April 29 747 freighter crash at Bagram Airfield

From an Oct. 2 Bloomberg story:

"National Air Cargo Group Inc. and its insurer sued the U.S. for breach of contract, saying the government failed to provide reimbursement of as much as $45 million...
Forum: Freight Dogs
12th Sep 2013, 02:10
Replies: 4
Views: 3,945
Posted By Setpoint99

iPhone air freight factoid

Here's an interesting factoid from a Bloomberg News article (<http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2013-09-11/the-iphone-s-secret-flights-from-china-to-your-local-apple-store.html>) about the iPhone supply...
2nd Jan 2013, 02:51
Replies: 124
Views: 30,523
Posted By Setpoint99

Predawn sensory overload

Watching the multicolored exhaust plumes spitting out from RF-4s of the 432 TRW in the tropical predawn darkness, as the ABs kicked in--KABOOM KABOOM--during takeoffs at Udorn RTAFB in 1967. Takeoffs...
10th Mar 2012, 19:49
Replies: 2
Views: 3,319
Posted By Setpoint99

Photo of crashed Kfir

Here is a photo of the crashed Kfir:

Aviation News & Events: Milblogger Neptunus Lex Killed In Plane Crash: Israel Aircraft Industries KFIR-C2, N404AX. Naval Air Station Fallon....
8th Mar 2012, 05:08
Replies: 2
Views: 3,319
Posted By Setpoint99

Neptunus Lex, RIP

I just visited the website of milblogger Neptunus Lex, to find that he died while flying his Kfir. This account is excerpted from the Navy Times:

"Retired naval aviator Carroll LeFon, perhaps...
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