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Forum: Jet Blast
8th Jan 2010, 22:10
Replies: 16
Views: 4,427
Posted By shoey1976

heathrow incident

armed police board flight -- sky news. anybody know anything more?

Ian Shoesmith
BBC News
1st May 2009, 05:36
Replies: 50
Views: 8,551
Posted By shoey1976

posts to date...

Cheers Safety Concerns!
Yup, Ian Shoesmith is the moniker I'm stuck with I'm afraid -- if you google me + bbc news you'll find me.
Thanks to everybody who has PMd me since my last post; and...
29th Apr 2009, 11:52
Replies: 50
Views: 8,551
Posted By shoey1976

re: previous posts

Dear all
Thanks to everybody for taking the time to respond to my questions, both on pprune forum and in PMs.
From experience using pprune, a good proportion of what is written here must be taken...
28th Apr 2009, 16:31
Replies: 50
Views: 8,551
Posted By shoey1976

Commercial Pressure on Engineering

Dear all

I'm hoping some of the longterm regulars may recognise me - I've not been on pprune for some time.

My name is Ian Shoesmith and I am a BBC News journalist. For the past three years...
4th Sep 2008, 14:04
Replies: 3,239
Views: 983,701
Posted By shoey1976

Heathrow

BBC COPY:
The British Airways Boeing 777 that crashed at Heathrow in January was PROBABLY brought down by ice in its fuel system according to the latest findings of a report by the Air Accident...
4th Sep 2008, 14:00
Replies: 4
Views: 3,304
Posted By shoey1976

Heathrow Crash: another interim report

BBC COPY

The British Airways Boeing 777 that crashed at Heathrow in January was PROBABLY brought down by ice in its fuel system according to the latest findings of a report by the Air Accident...
5th Aug 2008, 16:33
Replies: 26
Views: 10,009
Posted By shoey1976

Newcastle Airport Closed

BBC COPY:


It's confirmed that an RAF Tornado jet has come off the runway as it came in to land at Newcastle Airport.
The airport's only runway is closed, and planes are circling.
Plans to...
23rd Apr 2008, 15:20
Replies: 6
Views: 2,318
Posted By shoey1976

hercs inquest

anybody know any good RAF experts who know about Hercs?
Best wishes
Ian Shoesmith
BBC News

AVIATOR 'SILENCED OVER HERCULES SAFETY CONCERNS'
By Simon Evans, PA
An RAF aviator was silenced for...
15th Apr 2008, 11:07
Replies: 456
Views: 59,829
Posted By shoey1976

Kirkwood Falls on his Sword (BA/BAA T5 fiasco)

BRITISH AIRWAYS STATEMENT: TWO SENIOR MANAGERS LEAVE BRITISH AIRWAYS
British Airways has announced today that Gareth Kirkwood, director of operations, and David Noyes, director of customer...
11th Apr 2008, 11:16
Replies: 47
Views: 4,050
Posted By shoey1976

BMI are pretty fed up to put it mildly -- they've...

BMI are pretty fed up to put it mildly -- they've just said they weren't told about BA's decision!
11th Apr 2008, 09:14
Replies: 47
Views: 4,050
Posted By shoey1976

LHR T5 ... long-haul

BA is to postpone moving most of its long-haul flights to T5 because of the teething problems it has had there.
they were supposed to have transferred over from April 30.
GMB welcome the move.

...
Forum: Jet Blast
8th Apr 2008, 14:40
Replies: 18
Views: 3,082
Posted By shoey1976

nah didnt think it was much -- certainly won't...

nah didnt think it was much -- certainly won't make the national bulletins and would be extremely surprised if it makes regional....

sometimes there is more to an incident than immediately seems...
Forum: Jet Blast
8th Apr 2008, 12:57
Replies: 18
Views: 3,082
Posted By shoey1976

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anybody got any more info?
thks
Forum: Jet Blast
8th Apr 2008, 12:54
Replies: 18
Views: 3,082
Posted By shoey1976

Gatwick incident

in case anybody is wondering, we've heard that a plane burst one of its tyres on landing. nothing too serious
ian shoesmith
bbc news
20th Mar 2008, 21:22
Replies: 137
Views: 23,302
Posted By shoey1976

"andrew"hink

at least we've provoked debate....
just one point about "andrew" -- throughout all of my dealings with him, he has been very quick to praise the skill, professionalism and dedication of his former...
20th Mar 2008, 20:08
Replies: 137
Views: 23,302
Posted By shoey1976

leaving aside Del Prado's comments -- an airprox,...

leaving aside Del Prado's comments -- an airprox, so far as i understand it from the CAA (and yes, I did check) is any incident where a pilot, controller etc believes there was a risk of an accident....
20th Mar 2008, 18:32
Replies: 137
Views: 23,302
Posted By shoey1976

we highlighted one incident. In the 33 page...

we highlighted one incident. In the 33 page report written by "Andrew" there were a dozen LOS incidents. The Reading one was the most serious.

None were airproxes -- although a couple were very...
20th Mar 2008, 17:18
Replies: 137
Views: 23,302
Posted By shoey1976

the reading incident

The Air France aircraft was heading north, while the British Midland was heading south. Despite being second in the sequence, the Air France pilot was ordered by Air Traffic Control to turn in...
20th Mar 2008, 17:12
Replies: 137
Views: 23,302
Posted By shoey1976

full version of my online piece

the BBC website only has enough room for a certain length of story. here is the full version:

by Ian Shoesmith & Tom Symonds
BBC News has been told that air traffic controllers are under so much...
20th Mar 2008, 17:10
Replies: 137
Views: 23,302
Posted By shoey1976

nats

indeed, as well as Tom Symonds, the BBC's transport correspondent. Am nervously awaiting your reaction...
6th Mar 2008, 18:29
Replies: 23
Views: 7,885
Posted By shoey1976

not interested in "hatchet jobs" as I hope this...

not interested in "hatchet jobs" as I hope this demonstrates: http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/uk/6236810.stm
that followed about four months of work last year.

Anyway, I digress. The point I was...
6th Mar 2008, 17:22
Replies: 23
Views: 7,885
Posted By shoey1976

shoey1975

not seen the journalistic report, but the official one doesn't make for happy reading.
The report mentions min separation of 600ft and 3nm, compared to legal minima of 1000ft and 5nm. Just how...
3rd Mar 2008, 12:07
Replies: 50
Views: 14,026
Posted By shoey1976

mandatory retirement age for pilots

interesting case, this. your thoughts? I'd have personally thought that experience counts for a lot in your game, but do reaction times slow down a lot past 60?
Cheers
Ian Shoesmith
BBC News...
18th Feb 2008, 15:42
Replies: 3,239
Views: 983,701
Posted By shoey1976

"spar valves"

can somebody give an explanation of what these valves are, and how they play an important role, please?
18th Feb 2008, 15:29
Replies: 3,239
Views: 983,701
Posted By shoey1976

update -- heathrow crash landing

http://www.aaib.dft.gov.uk/cms_resources/S1-2008%20G-YMMM.pdf

what does everybody think?
ian shoesmith
bbc news
[email protected]
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