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19th Mar 2019, 11:38
Replies: 921
Views: 2,165,472
Posted By valvanuz

More than a year for the final report, probably....

More than a year for the final report, probably. But by the preliminary report which should be out in a couple of weeks, there will be some pretty strong hints.
22nd May 2016, 13:26
Replies: 1,184
Views: 2,499,682
Posted By valvanuz

You probably do not do much cooking. You would...

You probably do not do much cooking. You would know that just a couple of soup spoons of any cheap brandy (40°) make flames high enough to singe nicely your hair if not careful. ;)
27th Jul 2015, 15:14
Replies: 41
Views: 27,148
Posted By valvanuz

Final Report

Final report has been posted on the French Military BEA (available in English)


Les rapports des bureaux enquêtes accidents défense...
3rd Jan 2015, 17:55
Replies: 3,924
Views: 3,807,380
Posted By valvanuz

His mother has been on French TV a couple of...

His mother has been on French TV a couple of times already. Some people knew where to find her...
7th Aug 2014, 09:47
Replies: 293
Views: 235,939
Posted By valvanuz

Blank CVR

According to French radio Europe-1, the CVR has malfunctioned and the tape is blank.
French BEA refused to comment and referred to this afternoon press conference.
13th Mar 2014, 11:22
Replies: 11,824
Views: 21,383,401
Posted By valvanuz

Thats about it... I would add: no emergency...

Thats about it...

I would add: no emergency beacon so either under water or intact on land.
10th Mar 2014, 12:28
Replies: 11,824
Views: 21,383,401
Posted By valvanuz

Malacca straits

The straits of Malacca is one of the worlds busiest shipping lane with hundreds of ships transiting daily, not counting local traffic, ferries and fishermen. If a large plane were to crash, there...
15th Jan 2014, 08:57
Replies: 110
Views: 57,822
Posted By valvanuz

207592: I agree, ATC emergency messages...

207592:

I agree, ATC emergency messages should be just that and not combined with other information.

Message should be clear and brief.

A message such as "EZ 123: cancel take-off clearance"...
24th Nov 2013, 13:46
Replies: 310
Views: 149,554
Posted By valvanuz

This flight landed at 9:30 pm. So much for an...

This flight landed at 9:30 pm. So much for an all-niter! Well, must have been a short night for the crew but for other reasons :rolleyes:
31st Aug 2013, 08:46
Replies: 89
Views: 44,012
Posted By valvanuz

We all know that AF pilots are the worse. ...

We all know that AF pilots are the worse.

This crew may have botched their approach but, besides the co-pilot bruised ego, managed to land their A380 safely after a GA.

The Turkish B737 crew...
30th Aug 2013, 17:43
Replies: 89
Views: 44,012
Posted By valvanuz

Well, a high fast approach at a busy airport like...

Well, a high fast approach at a busy airport like JFK with a 350 tons beast will make an interesting Energy Management challenge for any pilot I would say.
Question is: do you really want to...
Forum: Tech Log
25th Aug 2013, 09:54
Replies: 1,033
Views: 408,968
Posted By valvanuz

Using Google earth, I compute the following: ...

Using Google earth, I compute the following:
highway altitude:+/- 640ft
Mrs Benson pine tree altitude: +/-830ft
distance from highway to pine tree: +/-14200ft

That makes for an angle of less...
Forum: Tech Log
21st Aug 2013, 10:56
Replies: 1,033
Views: 408,968
Posted By valvanuz

vertical speed

The issue is that we do not know the plane vertical speed.

If they had a high descent rate, 13 seconds before tree impact(+/- 850ft), they could be high enough to see the runway assuming normal...
Forum: Tech Log
21st Aug 2013, 08:29
Replies: 1,033
Views: 408,968
Posted By valvanuz

mm landing profile

Very interesting profile. I made one (not nearly as clear) for myself and came to the same conclusions.

I used the latest USGS map (2003 elevation database) with the following altitude curves:...
Forum: Tech Log
13th Jul 2012, 18:56
Replies: 61
Views: 8,986
Posted By valvanuz

A yard is a meter! Fine with me, you sell...

A yard is a meter!

Fine with me, you sell me meters, I'll pay you yards
15th Jul 2011, 21:37
Replies: 41
Views: 16,407
Posted By valvanuz

Not JFK, but maybe the Bostonian accent!

Not JFK, but maybe the Bostonian accent!
31st May 2011, 09:47
Replies: 431
Views: 243,308
Posted By valvanuz

Fender-bender for 2 Delta planes at ATL Thursday...

Fender-bender for 2 Delta planes at ATL Thursday night | 11alive.com (http://www.11alive.com/rss/article/190817/40/Fender-bender-for-2-Delta-planes-at-ATL-Thursday-night)

By the way, you could...
Forum: Tech Log
12th May 2011, 12:53
Replies: 2,546
Views: 726,700
Posted By valvanuz

In many countries, death certificates can only be...

In many countries, death certificates can only be given with actual physical proof of death. Otherwise, very long "washout" periods have to be met. It can turn out to be administrative nightmares for...
Forum: ATC Issues
28th Apr 2011, 19:58
Replies: 20
Views: 7,478
Posted By valvanuz

French Police is looking at an "inside" i.e....

French Police is looking at an "inside" i.e. professional lead.
Forum: Tech Log
24th Apr 2011, 09:43
Replies: 9
Views: 3,737
Posted By valvanuz

If you see an A380 coming on the opposite...

If you see an A380 coming on the opposite taxiway, get away quick. No room for two when the Super is on the bridge.
Forum: Tech Log
19th Apr 2011, 15:34
Replies: 3,893
Views: 1,240,196
Posted By valvanuz

Lazerdog Ile de Sein is due to leave las...

Lazerdog

Ile de Sein is due to leave las Palmas april 21st to start the search. Apparently, the ship has been doing sea trials yesterday off the coast. (Testing new equipment?)
Forum: Tech Log
15th Apr 2011, 20:03
Replies: 3,893
Views: 1,240,196
Posted By valvanuz

Given that all studies show weak and rather...

Given that all studies show weak and rather random sea currents, I would agree. Nevertheless, I would not bet on east to west vs. west to east direction... That bird was obviously way out of control!
Forum: Tech Log
15th Apr 2011, 19:47
Replies: 3,893
Views: 1,240,196
Posted By valvanuz

:* 60mph is awfully fast. Fastest nuke sub...

:* 60mph is awfully fast. Fastest nuke sub (Russian) barely reached 45kn. Average is in the 25 to 30kn range with big powerfull propellers and hydrodynamic shape...
13th Apr 2011, 13:49
Replies: 431
Views: 243,308
Posted By valvanuz

JFK airport was not designed for the A380 :O and...

JFK airport was not designed for the A380 :O and they had to make quite a few adjustments to make it fit.

There are a bunch of restrictions for circulating the A380 around. Apparently, the plane...
13th Apr 2011, 11:28
Replies: 431
Views: 243,308
Posted By valvanuz

In many countries, if you are not properly parked...

In many countries, if you are not properly parked off the road, insurance will not fully cover.:=

If a lorry has its ass stuck on a railway crossing because there is not enough space ahead, are...
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