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10th Apr 2019, 07:41
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Posted By quentinc

"The change is made by software only and requires...

"The change is made by software only and requires no hardware modification." Is what the article says.
9th Apr 2019, 07:49
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Posted By quentinc

It certainly was able to move the stabilizer trim...

It certainly was able to move the stabilizer trim nose down. I am not sure we can say it was able to trim nose up, against the aerodynamic force being applied to the jack screw, rather than with it.
8th Apr 2019, 13:58
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Posted By quentinc

I would imagine the forces at the stabilizer,...

I would imagine the forces at the stabilizer, played some part in the setting of VMO, which had now been exceeded.
8th Apr 2019, 11:53
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Posted By quentinc

Agreed. There is the suggestion though, that the...

Agreed. There is the suggestion though, that the pilots, after the again assumed switching back on, of the electrical trim... Only apply relatively short trim up commands... as perhaps the TRIM...
5th Apr 2019, 08:33
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Posted By quentinc

It is unfortunate, that following the lion-air...

It is unfortunate, that following the lion-air crash, Boeing and the FAA detailed an AD, that to address a faulty MCAS system, required pilots to disable a perfectly working electric trim system. For...
4th Apr 2019, 12:23
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Posted By quentinc

You might be right. The faa ad though says the...

You might be right. The faa ad though says the stick shaker on one side only, is an indication of angle of attack disagreement.
4th Apr 2019, 11:51
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Posted By quentinc

They might notice that the stick shaker was...

They might notice that the stick shaker was operating on a single side only. Reality is though the point of these devices is to encourage immediate action by the pilot (to avoid an impending stall),...
4th Apr 2019, 11:45
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Posted By quentinc

Yes... but as we know now, the MCAS system will...

Yes... but as we know now, the MCAS system will keep cutting in... So the pilot reaches (4) in the check list. That step is clear... operate the the CUTOUT... If already trimmed down and speed a...
4th Apr 2019, 10:59
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Posted By quentinc

Agreed.. I think the FAA's AD acknowledges the...

Agreed.. I think the FAA's AD acknowledges the challenge that pilot's might face. At the bottom of (h) it reads:
"Initially, higher control forces may be needed to overcome any stabilizer nose down...
13th Mar 2019, 13:00
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Posted By quentinc

Yes. I guess it isn't only in Europe, that...

Yes. I guess it isn't only in Europe, that government departments don't have the money to update their websites. You won't find much information on the NTSB site, about this investigation either.
...
13th Mar 2019, 11:35
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Posted By quentinc

The EASA ban allows for 3 re-positioning flights,...

The EASA ban allows for 3 re-positioning flights, without passengers, to allow the planes to be in a position to work on any modifications required.
12th Mar 2019, 15:40
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Posted By quentinc

but G-TUMB is still flying on. Clearly TUI know...

but G-TUMB is still flying on. Clearly TUI know what they are doing, but to a casual reader, the CAA directive looks pretty clear.
12th Mar 2019, 10:10
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Posted By quentinc

and whilst you have two hands on the yoke, the...

and whilst you have two hands on the yoke, the FAA directive to follow the trim runaway memory checklist, requires you to operate the guarded stabilizer trim cut out switches. Maybe the FO can do...
20th May 2016, 13:26
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Posted By quentinc

@Wageslave: I'd add that the public ADS-B records...

@Wageslave: I'd add that the public ADS-B records do not show the turns or descent. If this is a "conventional" failure, and you are correct in your interpretation of the pilot having control at...
18th Nov 2015, 21:04
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Posted By quentinc

And maybe I read too much into it. The Can museum...

And maybe I read too much into it. The Can museum (!) SCHWEPPES-Pineapple soda-330mL-Egypt (http://www.canmuseum.com/Detail.aspx?CanID=39428)

has this can as being from Egypt.... If it is a how...
24th Aug 2015, 16:07
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Posted By quentinc

Thanks and apologies.

Thanks and apologies.
24th Aug 2015, 15:53
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Posted By quentinc

Guardian video

Shoreham airshow footage shows fighter jet crashing onto A27 - video | UK news | The Guardian...
13th Mar 2014, 19:17
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Posted By quentinc

Maybe they didn't.... but perhaps those able to...

Maybe they didn't.... but perhaps those able to monitor at a lower level... could see something: MISSING MH370: Satellites picked up "pings" from Malaysia jet, source says - Latest - New Straits...
19th Jul 2013, 06:51
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Posted By quentinc

I don't think that's what will end up happening....

I don't think that's what will end up happening. The three paragraphs in the section Emergency Locator Transmitter (ELT), on page 3, read to me as:

The device is not a new design and has a proven...
13th Jul 2013, 18:48
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Posted By quentinc

This doesn't read as a simple coffee pot left on,...

This doesn't read as a simple coffee pot left on, or discarded cigarette: AAIB (http://www.aaib.gov.uk/cms_resources.cfm?file=/Boeing%20787-8%20ET-AOP%20Press%20Release.pdf)
4th Jun 2013, 17:50
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Posted By quentinc

Meikleour

WRT the fuel leak checklist, if the fuel leak is from an engine and the checklist is followed, would you expect the relevant engine to have been shutdown?
4th Jun 2013, 14:04
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Posted By quentinc

Both PAN and MAYDAY are emergency calls.

Both PAN and MAYDAY are emergency calls.
4th Jun 2013, 12:50
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Posted By quentinc

They declared a PAN, stating the intention to...

They declared a PAN, stating the intention to return to Heathrow after they had fully assesed the situation. At this point, with an emergency declared, ATC are to provide a route that doesn't overfly...
4th Jun 2013, 10:26
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Posted By quentinc

Its not precluded. It is however undesireable and...

Its not precluded. It is however undesireable and as per the AAIB report on N481EV provided by WHBM earlier here, if the Safety recomendations, have been implemented, then since the crew had already...
3rd Jun 2013, 19:22
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Posted By quentinc

WHBM, in a single post you have restored my faith...

WHBM, in a single post you have restored my faith in civil aviation!

In the full report it will be interesting to see what happened between the crew declaring PAN, with the intention of returning...
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