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9th Mar 2020, 15:41
Replies: 378
Views: 180,035
Posted By OldnGrounded

Boeing shares plunge as FAA rejects proposal on MAX wiring

(Reuters) - Shares of Boeing Co <BA.N> dropped 12% on Monday after the planemaker's proposal to leave wiring bundles in place on the grounded 737 MAX failed to get the backing of U.S. aviation...
8th Mar 2020, 22:12
Replies: 40
Views: 21,703
Posted By OldnGrounded

Quote: Originally Posted by dcoded View Post...

Quote:
Originally Posted by dcoded View Post (https://www.pprune.org/rumours-news/630300-coved-19-recirculation-fans.html#post10706856)
Or any other form of public transport, like the bus or the...
8th Mar 2020, 03:33
Replies: 40
Views: 21,703
Posted By OldnGrounded

Yup. Lots of good reasons to be concerned about...

Yup. Lots of good reasons to be concerned about inflight exposure. The recirc systems just don't make it to the list of credible risks.
29th Feb 2020, 16:06
Replies: 35
Views: 10,472
Posted By OldnGrounded

Weird. When I posted the above comment, while...

Weird. When I posted the above comment, while this thread was under R&N, there were no responsive posts showing up (for me).

I'm relieved to see that I'm not the only one who thinks this is...
29th Feb 2020, 00:36
Replies: 35
Views: 10,472
Posted By OldnGrounded

No comments on this, yet? Surprised. Do you...

No comments on this, yet? Surprised.

Do you folks in Oz think the civil authorities actually expect this to happen anytime soon -- and actually want it to happen? It's a damned far-fetched...
29th Feb 2020, 00:29
Replies: 8
Views: 7,756
Posted By OldnGrounded

Yes, containment is no longer even theoretically...

Yes, containment is no longer even theoretically possible -- almost anywhere. It probably hasn't been for some weeks. It's time to shift the focus to mitigation. Also pretty much everywhere.
28th Feb 2020, 03:43
Replies: 27
Views: 21,149
Posted By OldnGrounded

Oh, they'll exploit it for sure. But there...

Oh, they'll exploit it for sure. But there really is a developing crisis and it's quite likely to have a major impact on travel, worldwide, for some time.
27th Feb 2020, 22:23
Replies: 8
Views: 7,756
Posted By OldnGrounded

Don't tell the clients of the various firms that...

Don't tell the clients of the various firms that sell modeling of these outbreaks via subscription for high prices.

https://bluedot.global/
27th Feb 2020, 14:29
Replies: 8
Views: 7,756
Posted By OldnGrounded

I think you may misunderstand. Those wizards...

I think you may misunderstand. Those wizards don't do contact tracing, that's a public health function. The task of the modelers is to try to foresee the likely spread of infectious disease. ...
27th Feb 2020, 01:37
Replies: 8
Views: 7,756
Posted By OldnGrounded

It seems you really already know the answer to...

It seems you really already know the answer to that question. It can't be determined. Good educated guesses, maybe, and the fact that they believe there are 30 other cases associated with the...
26th Feb 2020, 18:33
Replies: 378
Views: 180,035
Posted By OldnGrounded

From the proposed AD on the fairing panels...

From the proposed AD on the fairing panels published yesterday:
26th Feb 2020, 15:03
Replies: 378
Views: 180,035
Posted By OldnGrounded

Is that gap in confidence exhibited in your...

Is that gap in confidence exhibited in your informal contacts, DAR?
25th Feb 2020, 15:05
Replies: 378
Views: 180,035
Posted By OldnGrounded

I agree that training in the context of MCAS 1.0...

I agree that training in the context of MCAS 1.0 would likely have been inadequate -- because the presence of that MCAS was a wholly-unacceptable risk all by itself. Still, training would have made...
24th Feb 2020, 23:02
Replies: 378
Views: 180,035
Posted By OldnGrounded

Yes, and think how much cheaper it would have...

Yes, and think how much cheaper it would have been to require/provide the training and absorb the $1 million per aircraft penalty in the SWA contract, compared to what's been happening for the past...
24th Feb 2020, 15:14
Replies: 17
Views: 7,891
Posted By OldnGrounded

I'll pay for tickets. And I'll refrain from...

I'll pay for tickets.

And I'll refrain from exploring, here, the question of whether or not the production of Forkner's documents may be testimonial.
24th Feb 2020, 00:12
Replies: 17
Views: 7,891
Posted By OldnGrounded

[/color] Both a federal grand jury and civil...

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Both a federal grand jury and civil litigation on behalf of the victims' families are in progress. Your post seems to suggest that you think the attorneys in the latter situation are...
23rd Feb 2020, 16:31
Replies: 378
Views: 180,035
Posted By OldnGrounded

Remember when they were confidently predicting...

Remember when they were confidently predicting return to service in December? We thought they meant December 2019.
22nd Feb 2020, 00:57
Replies: 2
Views: 5,687
Posted By OldnGrounded

CBC story with photos here:...

CBC story with photos here: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/harbour-air-float-plane-stolen-crash-1.5471317

At least two airplanes very badly broken.
20th Feb 2020, 17:11
Replies: 17
Views: 7,891
Posted By OldnGrounded

Well, according to a couple of his friends/former...

Well, according to a couple of his friends/former colleagues, speaking long after the fact and obviously motivated to defend their friend. Taken in the context of the messages we've seen, that...
19th Feb 2020, 15:49
Replies: 378
Views: 180,035
Posted By OldnGrounded

Oh, yeah, you're right about staying on-topic. I...

Oh, yeah, you're right about staying on-topic. I misunderstood your intent.
19th Feb 2020, 15:47
Replies: 17
Views: 7,891
Posted By OldnGrounded

Forkner & Boeing Oppose Subpoenas

Have we missed this news to date?



--and-- (Full text of this one because I know it will be blocked for anyone without an account -- and sharing it here definitely qualifies as fair use.)
19th Feb 2020, 00:52
Replies: 378
Views: 180,035
Posted By OldnGrounded

Yup. I remember. Probably most here who were...

Yup. I remember. Probably most here who were raised in the Anglophone world remember this, from Walter Scott's poem, "Marmion" (even if some of us didn't know the origin):
18th Feb 2020, 15:45
Replies: 378
Views: 180,035
Posted By OldnGrounded

If the FAA has the same view of the risk, what...

If the FAA has the same view of the risk, what might that mean for all those NGs?
18th Feb 2020, 14:26
Replies: 378
Views: 180,035
Posted By OldnGrounded

Yes, the reference has been cited multiple times....

Yes, the reference has been cited multiple times. When it has, it's almost always in the context of someone claiming that MCAS isn't an anti-stall/stability-enhancement system -- because the MAX...
17th Feb 2020, 19:14
Replies: 37
Views: 26,677
Posted By OldnGrounded

Journalists' work is all over the Internet, and...

Journalists' work is all over the Internet, and the airwaves, and in print. That's pretty much the nature of their work. Their private and internal communications are not.

Neither are the private...
17th Feb 2020, 15:39
Replies: 378
Views: 180,035
Posted By OldnGrounded

I'm pretty sure that there are at least as many...

I'm pretty sure that there are at least as many knowledgeable observers who suspect that MCAS is a longitudinal-stability/anti-stall system as there are those who accept B's assurance that it is not....
17th Feb 2020, 01:23
Replies: 378
Views: 180,035
Posted By OldnGrounded

Well. I guess few will accuse Travis of mincing...

Well. I guess few will accuse Travis of mincing words with this one.
16th Feb 2020, 20:38
Replies: 378
Views: 180,035
Posted By OldnGrounded

Issues like this one are clearly going to be met...

Issues like this one are clearly going to be met by harder looks and more rigid responses at the FAA than previously. Positioned between the US manufacturer and the other CAAs of the world is a less...
16th Feb 2020, 02:48
Replies: 251
Views: 115,972
Posted By OldnGrounded

Well, that's part of the problem. It's a part...

Well, that's part of the problem. It's a part that is magnified by the fact that NAAT copies contaminating DNA as well as the genetic material being tested. In the real world, in Hubei, the results...
16th Feb 2020, 01:04
Replies: 251
Views: 115,972
Posted By OldnGrounded

Indeed. I think we can know enough about the...

Indeed. I think we can know enough about the transmissibility of this virus, simply by observing the development of the outbreak in Wuhan and, on a smaller scale, the transmission among pax on the...
15th Feb 2020, 20:02
Replies: 251
Views: 115,972
Posted By OldnGrounded

The only revelation related to testing is that...

The only revelation related to testing is that China has decided to accept "clinical diagnosis" -- basically assessment of symptoms plus radiological findings from chest scans -- as confirming the...
15th Feb 2020, 17:55
Replies: 251
Views: 115,972
Posted By OldnGrounded

Yes, yes, all true. If you read my post again...

Yes, yes, all true. If you read my post again and note what I was responding to, you'll see that I was pointing out -- perhaps not in sufficiently clear and simple terms -- that the cited Chinese...
14th Feb 2020, 22:51
Replies: 251
Views: 115,972
Posted By OldnGrounded

I wonder how many mechanical ventilators are...

I wonder how many mechanical ventilators are available per 100K population. I couldn't find a number for China in a quick search but the median for the US, per a National Institutes of Health study...
14th Feb 2020, 18:45
Replies: 251
Views: 115,972
Posted By OldnGrounded

Your assumption was on-target. Most...

Your assumption was on-target. Most investigation to date indicates cytokine storms developing in many/most COVID-19 (WHO's new official name for the disease caused by 2019-nCoV) cases that become...
14th Feb 2020, 17:44
Replies: 251
Views: 115,972
Posted By OldnGrounded

Actually, that's very unlikely. Remember that the...

Actually, that's very unlikely. Remember that the virus in the outbreak was unidentified until researchers sequenced the genome for the first time. Unless you believe that Chinese researchers had...
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