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28th Jul 2019, 20:15
Replies: 13
Views: 8,150
Posted By Swedishflyingkiwi

Curiously the last English language report from...

Curiously the last English language report from the BBC differs from the Russian Language version.....
Russia and South Korea spar over airspace 'intrusion'...
3rd Jul 2019, 19:41
Replies: 22
Views: 8,666
Posted By Swedishflyingkiwi

Boeing offers to pay $100M to victims families.

And now the liability questions seem to be coming clearer...

https://www.bbc.com/news/business-48859463

/Mike
24th May 2019, 08:31
Replies: 185
Views: 142,550
Posted By Swedishflyingkiwi

The BBC has produced a long summary of the whole...

The BBC has produced a long summary of the whole scenario..
Lots of graphics and MCAS explanation, plus a summary of the training challenge to Boeing as well as some good questions as to the trend...
28th Oct 2017, 15:52
Replies: 27
Views: 19,774
Posted By Swedishflyingkiwi

Seems a basketball team was on board... Took a...

Seems a basketball team was on board... Took a punch on the nose :ouch:
'What possibly could we have hit?': Rough flight for Steven Adams - NZ Herald...
8th Oct 2017, 15:46
Replies: 554
Views: 535,610
Posted By Swedishflyingkiwi

How did they get off he A380 then?

If there were no stairs for the A380, one can wonder how they transferred to the 777's ? Walk across the wings? ;)
25th Feb 2017, 14:47
Replies: 31
Views: 10,508
Posted By Swedishflyingkiwi

In 1990 I was pax on an Aeroflot flight ARN-RIX...

In 1990 I was pax on an Aeroflot flight ARN-RIX with three passengers more than seats.
Back in those days.... Swedish security gave up on telling them. One sat in the cockpit and two squeezed in...
19th May 2016, 07:08
Replies: 1,184
Views: 2,506,250
Posted By Swedishflyingkiwi

I read approx 30 mins from arrival - about normal...

I read approx 30 mins from arrival - about normal for beginning of descent. Sorry.
Forum: Questions
5th Feb 2015, 21:07
Replies: 4
Views: 3,266
Posted By Swedishflyingkiwi

This cancellation is just confirmation of a...

This cancellation is just confirmation of a reality known from at least a year ago.


Nothing to see here.... move along....;)
23rd Jan 2015, 20:15
Replies: 29
Views: 8,861
Posted By Swedishflyingkiwi

I would respectfully disagree with your arguments...

I would respectfully disagree with your arguments here - do you have supporting facts?
I am not sure of takeoff separation, but think gate times are not as bad as you say. Have you ever been PAX...
23rd Jan 2015, 17:59
Replies: 29
Views: 8,861
Posted By Swedishflyingkiwi

10 years in the A380 had been shown to fill a...

10 years in the A380 had been shown to fill a specific role in the market.
As the article (on the 10th anniversary) says, the best years are likely still ahead, as markets increase and airport...
20th Jan 2015, 18:58
Replies: 3,924
Views: 3,822,878
Posted By Swedishflyingkiwi

I am not sure if the sheer speed of the updraft...

I am not sure if the sheer speed of the updraft would be too much of a problem. As long as you are in a consistent airmass. I have flown gliders in mountain wave, as long as I allow the updraft to...
11th Jan 2015, 14:20
Replies: 6
Views: 2,786
Posted By Swedishflyingkiwi

Interesting, if the exit doors had been armed for...

Interesting, if the exit doors had been armed for takeoff then the emergency slides should have popped?
17th Mar 2014, 22:34
Replies: 11,824
Views: 21,437,614
Posted By Swedishflyingkiwi

The KQ507 crash in Cameroun pretty much buried...

The KQ507 crash in Cameroun pretty much buried itself in mud and there was very little debris at ground level making discovery and recovery very difficult.
So, if the 777 went nose down into mud, we...
12th Mar 2014, 10:27
Replies: 11,824
Views: 21,437,614
Posted By Swedishflyingkiwi

All this talk about unidentified Primary radar...

All this talk about unidentified Primary radar contact after LOS from the flight....
Surely a check of radar data from before contact was lost would indicate if there was another craft in the air...
6th Jul 2013, 23:39
Replies: 2,399
Views: 1,918,105
Posted By Swedishflyingkiwi

They at least tweeted an hour ago... ...

They at least tweeted an hour ago...
https://twitter.com/asianaairlines/status/353644403098787841
25th May 2013, 20:37
Replies: 1
Views: 2,965
Posted By Swedishflyingkiwi

LAN Chile A340 takes out runway lights in AKL

Chilean LAN A340 appears to have lined up on the side of Auckland (NZ) airport runway and took out 7 runway marker lights.
Appears the flight continued to Sydney and landed with 'damaged tyres'...
13th Nov 2012, 23:26
Replies: 97
Views: 40,176
Posted By Swedishflyingkiwi

One of the problems I have seen as SLF around SAS...

One of the problems I have seen as SLF around SAS is they seem to have cut costs already in the wrong places...
They charge similar prices to LH / LX / BA on European routes but give the customers...
23rd Nov 2011, 17:32
Replies: 167
Views: 84,395
Posted By Swedishflyingkiwi

Bruce Dickinson

I have not met Bruce, but his passion for flying aircraft is easily found through his Discovery TV programmes. His passion and personality could be a good head "face" for a rebuilt Astreus.... PR,...
14th Sep 2011, 20:44
Replies: 4
Views: 2,098
Posted By Swedishflyingkiwi

Angola: Huambo air force plane crash kills generals

BBC News - Angola: Huambo air force plane crash kills generals (http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-14920966)
Forum: Tech Log
27th May 2011, 21:34
Replies: 2,070
Views: 488,508
Posted By Swedishflyingkiwi

Who knows what was happening in the office...

Who knows what was happening in the office (cockpit). Unreliable airspeed indications, stall warnings and watching the altimeter winding down.

My feel is the overwhelming urge to pull up to...
Forum: Tech Log
20th May 2011, 05:54
Replies: 2,546
Views: 732,493
Posted By Swedishflyingkiwi

Smile Nick L SLF... Self Loading Freight :O

Nick L


SLF... Self Loading Freight :O
Forum: Tech Log
7th May 2011, 22:20
Replies: 2,546
Views: 732,493
Posted By Swedishflyingkiwi

Thanks Svarin for the interesting post. In your...

Thanks Svarin for the interesting post.
In your first link, the article previous to that was very enlightening and sounds similar to what the AF447 crew may have faced.
AG RVS - Computer-Related...
Forum: Tech Log
3rd May 2011, 14:15
Replies: 2,546
Views: 732,493
Posted By Swedishflyingkiwi

Hmmm.... I thought these units on the 330 were...

Hmmm.... I thought these units on the 330 were not together... one on each side of the pressure bulkhead?
Forum: Tech Log
1st May 2011, 21:30
Replies: 2,546
Views: 732,493
Posted By Swedishflyingkiwi

Centrosphere Yes, after more thought it...

Centrosphere


Yes, after more thought it certainly looks like this is a "live review" room on the ship. The window at the back of the room looks very 'ship-like'.

Perhaps this photo was taken...
Forum: Tech Log
1st May 2011, 20:57
Replies: 2,546
Views: 732,493
Posted By Swedishflyingkiwi

FDR

Has anybody noticed the third picture released today from BEA actually has a FDR on the floor in the bottom left of the image. (In a glass case)...
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