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Forum: Rotorheads
11th Jun 2019, 04:35
Replies: 144
Views: 87,036
Posted By EGMA

Trying to stay legal instead of trying to stay...

Trying to stay legal instead of trying to stay alive?
26th Jan 2019, 20:02
Replies: 2,068
Views: 2,558,139
Posted By EGMA

That was my thinking. Once at 2300' the trip was...

That was my thinking. Once at 2300' the trip was effectively over.

I wonder if the pilot was thinking, if only I can get him to the mainland he can get a cab ...
22nd Nov 2012, 04:26
Replies: 43
Views: 24,563
Posted By EGMA

If all the passengers on 9/11 had been carrying...

If all the passengers on 9/11 had been carrying batons, 9/11 wouldn't have happened.:ugh:
10th Jul 2011, 19:24
Replies: 16
Views: 7,348
Posted By EGMA

Nil carborundum illegitimi ...

Nil carborundum illegitimi ...
Forum: Tech Log
28th Jun 2011, 23:41
Replies: 3,435
Views: 1,349,958
Posted By EGMA

I think it worth remembering the difference...

I think it worth remembering the difference between recovering from an incipient stall and a developed stall.

Forgetting power changes which take time to attain ...

If the incipient stall is...
Forum: Tech Log
26th Jun 2011, 21:44
Replies: 3,435
Views: 1,349,958
Posted By EGMA

If the AoA is being monitored by the 'system' why...

If the AoA is being monitored by the 'system' why not include it as part of any related 'aural'.

I don't need to continuously monitor an AoA indication but ...

"Stall warning 10, Stall warning...
Forum: Tech Log
22nd Jun 2011, 02:34
Replies: 3,435
Views: 1,349,958
Posted By EGMA

Valid point, which is why I asked about wind...

Valid point, which is why I asked about wind direction. A 20 kt mean wind speed would make that final AoA somewhere between 55 and 75 degrees, depending on wind direction. Still nowhere near a...
Forum: Tech Log
21st Jun 2011, 05:10
Replies: 3,435
Views: 1,349,958
Posted By EGMA

Thanks for that jcjeant .. I did note in the BEA...

Thanks for that jcjeant .. I did note in the BEA report that there was no hint of recovery ("reducing AoA plus valid speeds") until they'd selected idle thrust.

Perhaps they were fooled by the...
Forum: Tech Log
21st Jun 2011, 03:10
Replies: 3,435
Views: 1,349,958
Posted By EGMA

There is a lot of discussion on this thread...

There is a lot of discussion on this thread regarding AOA and the efficiency of the THS.

It strikes me that both the main plane and tail plane were deeply stalled and providing significant...
Forum: Tech Log
16th Jun 2011, 03:57
Replies: 3,435
Views: 1,349,958
Posted By EGMA

They were made redundant by pen pushers.:ugh:

They were made redundant by pen pushers.:ugh:
Forum: Tech Log
7th Jun 2011, 03:58
Replies: 3,435
Views: 1,349,958
Posted By EGMA

..... that's why they shouldn't be allowed to...

..... that's why they shouldn't be allowed to breed ...


My definition of 'pilot error':-

(a) If the PF breaks the aircraft.

(b) If the PF attempts to fly through cumulo-granite, or a TS....
Forum: Tech Log
4th Jun 2011, 00:34
Replies: 3,435
Views: 1,349,958
Posted By EGMA

A pilot needs to be taught this ......? :ugh:

A pilot needs to be taught this ......? :ugh:
Forum: Tech Log
1st Jun 2011, 04:56
Replies: 3,435
Views: 1,349,958
Posted By EGMA

Yep, but it took me longer than 3.5 minutes ...

Yep, but it took me longer than 3.5 minutes ...
Forum: Tech Log
31st May 2011, 23:42
Replies: 3,435
Views: 1,349,958
Posted By EGMA

In my case it was the examiner, in their case in...

In my case it was the examiner, in their case in the absence of a trim wheel ....?

In either case relaxation of nose down can, or will, lead to a second stall ...
Forum: Tech Log
31st May 2011, 23:15
Replies: 3,435
Views: 1,349,958
Posted By EGMA

The common thread throughout is that 'even an...

The common thread throughout is that 'even an ab-initio PPL should have been able to recognize and recover this stall'.

In my flight testing I have had the experience of recovering from a fully...
Forum: Tech Log
29th May 2011, 19:54
Replies: 3,435
Views: 1,349,958
Posted By EGMA

I note the report talks of 'nose up input'. ...

I note the report talks of 'nose up input'.

It may seem a daft question but what is the correlation between what the computer saw and what the pilot(s) joy sticks were doing? Are both the joy...
8th Jan 2011, 22:55
Replies: 14
Views: 3,339
Posted By EGMA

I didn't take long for this thread to get 'off...

I didn't take long for this thread to get 'off piste' ....:hmm:
16th Jul 2010, 05:37
Replies: 581
Views: 159,145
Posted By EGMA

aterpster makes a good point. Even the local...

aterpster makes a good point. Even the local Indian tribes knew that this was not a good place to erect a tepee, let alone conduct a cross wind take-off.

A few years ago many aircraft were...
7th Jun 2010, 23:11
Replies: 82
Views: 32,683
Posted By EGMA

Isn't it about time geese were fitted with and...

Isn't it about time geese were fitted with and trained in the use of TCAS?

Lobby your politicians and watch this fly ...
Forum: Jet Blast
2nd Apr 2010, 06:30
Replies: 21
Views: 5,101
Posted By EGMA

Because they'd get lost over uninhabited areas ...

Because they'd get lost over uninhabited areas ...
Forum: Jet Blast
28th Mar 2010, 07:12
Replies: 18
Views: 1,660
Posted By EGMA

Yeh, but those three days can be pretty explosive...

Yeh, but those three days can be pretty explosive ....
Forum: Jet Blast
26th Mar 2010, 06:42
Replies: 18
Views: 1,660
Posted By EGMA

I'm going to get me a job in airport security

Hands on experience required ... ?

Terrorists 'could use exploding breast implants to blow up jet' - Telegraph...
10th Mar 2010, 06:33
Replies: 106
Views: 18,812
Posted By EGMA

Are we surprised ? Glass lets you do more with...

Are we surprised ? Glass lets you do more with less. But when things go south you're less able to handle the problem.

Same thing with motoring, do idiot proof cars mean less accidents?
24th Feb 2010, 06:04
Replies: 13
Views: 5,306
Posted By EGMA

If I bend an airframe and a criminal...

If I bend an airframe and a criminal investigation is likely I will claim the 5th and demand a lawyer. You will never know for sure what factors preceded the accident and, as sure as night follows...
19th Feb 2010, 17:33
Replies: 142
Views: 43,508
Posted By EGMA

Nothing; if he gets caught again (in the UK) in...

Nothing; if he gets caught again (in the UK) in the next 2 years, he might do 10 months in jail.
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