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23rd Jan 2018, 15:21
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Views: 3,080
Posted By mm_flynn

Interestingly, the UK is slightly ambiguous on...

Interestingly, the UK is slightly ambiguous on the situation described in the Avweb article. For those that have not read the link, it is discussing the specific case of a radio failure in VMC...
12th Apr 2017, 10:59
Replies: 1,174
Views: 356,703
Posted By mm_flynn

While I have always believed what you have said...

While I have always believed what you have said is true, I can't seem to find where that is written. In the US I can see

which is basically compliance with direct safety instructions.
which...
11th Apr 2017, 10:43
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Views: 356,703
Posted By mm_flynn

West Coast, Two points, First the...

West Coast,

Two points,
First the preamble imposes a limited obligation ('shall pay'), not a restriction from action ('shall not offer').
Second, the airline was probably low balling as the...
11th Apr 2017, 09:22
Replies: 71
Views: 12,829
Posted By mm_flynn

That actually isn't how they do it. They look...

That actually isn't how they do it. They look for correlations in death rates vs exposure to various factors (such as high levels of particulates). This is how 'deaths from' indirect or cumulative...
7th Apr 2017, 08:24
Replies: 71
Views: 12,829
Posted By mm_flynn

I think that is a difficult to sustain position. ...

I think that is a difficult to sustain position. The impact of diesel pollution and the challenges of making abatement equipment that worked for start/stop local journeys has been well understood...
7th Feb 2017, 12:44
Replies: 188
Views: 18,851
Posted By mm_flynn

The point of my posting was to highlight that in...

The point of my posting was to highlight that in NZ it appears the term 'airway' is used differently than in Europe (or the ICAO definition).

If you look at H249 near TIMARU VOR, it is charted...
6th Feb 2017, 15:57
Replies: 188
Views: 18,851
Posted By mm_flynn

Just had a quick look at NZ rules and airspace...

Just had a quick look at NZ rules and airspace classifications, which are of course very different to the UK.

NZ
Controlled airspace A, C, D. Appears organised like the US for Class C and D. ...
6th Feb 2017, 15:34
Replies: 214
Views: 17,034
Posted By mm_flynn

acceleration is by definition the rate of change...

acceleration is by definition the rate of change of velocity, as measured in an inertial frame of reference (ie a non-accelerating frame). The issue people seem to be having is what is 'velocity', ...
19th Jan 2017, 17:08
Replies: 179
Views: 61,274
Posted By mm_flynn

I have the impression there have been several...

I have the impression there have been several business jet accidents in Germany and IIRC a Jetprop in Austria that likely resulted from 'Visual' approaches to land in indisputably IMC conditions.
28th Sep 2016, 17:57
Replies: 121
Views: 441,822
Posted By mm_flynn

If I recall correctly, the rebels did not have...

If I recall correctly, the rebels did not have any aircraft. As such, they could be confident any aircraft spotted were not theirs. That might (my speculation) have resulted in a lack of care in...
20th Jul 2016, 12:19
Replies: 20
Views: 3,876
Posted By mm_flynn

I was always taught that true altitude was...

I was always taught that true altitude was indicated altitude, corrected for any altimeter error and then compensated for non-standard temperature, which should then be you actual altitude above...
5th Jun 2016, 19:10
Replies: 1,184
Views: 2,490,005
Posted By mm_flynn

And this aircraft Actual HAD live streaming of...

And this aircraft Actual HAD live streaming of GPS data and that stream was received. Also, through luck the elt appears to have gone off on crashing so we already have those two facts.

I am not...
5th Jun 2016, 19:02
Replies: 1,184
Views: 2,490,005
Posted By mm_flynn

It is worth context 'not very expensive' I...

It is worth context 'not very expensive'

I would gues we want something like a 150 kbit stream (4-6 good quality audio tracks, 200 parameters recorded every second)
I think that adds up to 1 MB...
5th Jun 2016, 17:18
Replies: 1,184
Views: 2,490,005
Posted By mm_flynn

Actually, the answer needs be to the correct...

Actually, the answer needs be to the correct question.

Most of the solutions assume A - that robust SatCom links are cheap, B - that CVR/FDR information is the overwhelmingly best source of useful...
3rd Jun 2016, 15:08
Replies: 1,184
Views: 2,490,005
Posted By mm_flynn

The quest for better 'fast find' options

A number of posts are suggesting better ways to recover FDR/CVR data or find the crash site. The prime motivations seem to be 1 - reduce cost of search, 2 - improve speed of accident analysis, 3 -...
21st May 2016, 21:03
Replies: 1,184
Views: 2,490,005
Posted By mm_flynn

The FR24 raw data gives every appearance of being...

The FR24 raw data gives every appearance of being actual ADSB messages from the aircraft, the projected data (which is not included in the raw data, but is used in the online display of aircraft...
21st May 2016, 18:31
Replies: 1,184
Views: 2,490,005
Posted By mm_flynn

I don't believe there is anything other than 1...

I don't believe there is anything other than
1 - the last clean data item from FR24 is at 0:29:33
2 - Greek ATC say the lost primary radar contact at 00:30 (implied descending through 9 or 10...
20th May 2016, 17:49
Replies: 1,184
Views: 2,490,005
Posted By mm_flynn

Just for completeness, the FR24 track shows a...

Just for completeness, the FR24 track shows a dead stable altitude, direction and speed for the period of time between the attempted communication and 00:29:33 Z. This is within a short number of...
25th Feb 2016, 13:47
Replies: 23
Views: 7,000
Posted By mm_flynn

In the US you are (or at least I was when being...

In the US you are (or at least I was when being trained) actively encouraged to consider roads for forced landing areas. It does show how remarkably small an distance one needs to 'safely' crash a...
24th Jan 2016, 08:10
Replies: 10
Views: 2,969
Posted By mm_flynn

The main drawback is the need for both EASA and...

The main drawback is the need for both EASA and FAA licenses. There are some minor hassles like needing to work out how to use the FCC website to buy your radio license. Maintenance and insurance...
20th Jan 2016, 10:12
Replies: 10
Views: 2,969
Posted By mm_flynn

They mostly will look at the Bill of Sale, they...

They mostly will look at the Bill of Sale, they may have a quick check of Trade-a-plane, Controller, Vref of some other site if the value looks odd. I have never heard of an honest transaction being...
20th Jan 2016, 10:01
Replies: 10
Views: 2,969
Posted By mm_flynn

The process is described on the FAA Web site (Get...

The process is described on the FAA Web site (Get CAA to produce letter of verification using their paperwork, send it and FAA form to US, designate the FSDO that will do the face to face, have the...
19th Jan 2016, 08:48
Replies: 10
Views: 2,969
Posted By mm_flynn

VAT Shouldn't be an issue moving to an EU reg. ...

VAT Shouldn't be an issue moving to an EU reg. The aircraft is either VAT paid in free circulation with proof - in which case no VAT to pay, or it is not and then VAT is due. This is a particular...
23rd Nov 2015, 13:34
Replies: 120
Views: 10,532
Posted By mm_flynn

Unless you are very slow at the loo, it will be a...

Unless you are very slow at the loo, it will be a longer wait than that.

Today, if I could monopolizs 4 charging bays it would take a little less than 2 hours for my car to recharge the...
Forum: Tech Log
5th Nov 2015, 21:46
Replies: 205
Views: 29,029
Posted By mm_flynn

I think you will find the sport is now how much...

I think you will find the sport is now how much of a head start does the computer need to give the grand masters to have an interesting game. A straight up grand master v machine match is like...
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