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10th Mar 2019, 12:33
Replies: 5,129
Views: 10,190,572
Posted By nojwod

Oh puh lease which planet are you on? Ethiopian...

Oh puh lease which planet are you on? Ethiopian has always been a very professional airline with an excellent safety record and mostly excellent service and reliability. They were managed by TWA...
Forum: North America
23rd Jul 2018, 09:02
Replies: 10
Views: 1,742
Posted By nojwod

The plane hits something about where the tail is...

The plane hits something about where the tail is in line with the green shed. It's something that appears just as the plane reaches that point, and raises a cloud of dust. So it's possible the...
29th Jan 2017, 05:28
Replies: 347
Views: 120,141
Posted By nojwod

The last video posted above indicates to me that...

The last video posted above indicates to me that the pilot was likely the unfortunate victim of circumstance rather than poor technique. Although the lack of flaps in the final turn does appear to...
29th Jan 2016, 09:50
Replies: 86
Views: 24,099
Posted By nojwod

A Flightradar24 screenshot I saw showed several...

A Flightradar24 screenshot I saw showed several orbits (maybe as many as 6 or 7) before the end of the flight. That was after a run parallel to the beach. Could be significant if control failure is...
25th Oct 2014, 07:58
Replies: 61
Views: 14,397
Posted By nojwod

Writing from a position of total ignorance here,...

Writing from a position of total ignorance here, but is it possible that similar flights in the past were monitored but no action taken, as the security risk to Indonesia must be miniscule, but since...
14th Oct 2014, 06:36
Replies: 102
Views: 31,018
Posted By nojwod

Registered operator of JON is from Hampton East,...

Registered operator of JON is from Hampton East, whereas NOJ is John Johanson's RV-4.
10th Mar 2014, 04:45
Replies: 11,824
Views: 21,237,397
Posted By nojwod

compare the photo of the door that was touted as...

compare the photo of the door that was touted as possibly from the aircraft with photos of the B777, looks nothing like it. The photo showed a large central (window) in the door, all the Malysian...
21st Sep 2013, 00:54
Replies: 187
Views: 41,303
Posted By nojwod

From the look of the Flightradar24 tracks, offset...

From the look of the Flightradar24 tracks, offset tracking would not apply because the most efficient route meant that they crossed tracks, in this case just west of Adelaide. So in reality the...
Forum: Jet Blast
13th Jul 2013, 03:20
Replies: 84
Views: 10,554
Posted By nojwod

I haven't seen a news report that has listed the...

I haven't seen a news report that has listed the cause of the fire yet, so it may well be a fire totally unrelated to previous problems. After the work that went into fixing the battery fires I...
14th Apr 2013, 06:52
Replies: 975
Views: 469,034
Posted By nojwod

I'm not an air accident investigator nor am I in...

I'm not an air accident investigator nor am I in Bali nor am I an armchair expert like so many who come to grace these halls with their wisdom but...

Reading through all the posts and separating...
13th Nov 2012, 00:54
Replies: 78
Views: 22,034
Posted By nojwod

From the radar tracks it looks like they didn't...

From the radar tracks it looks like they didn't need to dump fuel, unless they did it over land. After the incident they turned due east to the coast, but before they were over the ocean they...
13th Nov 2012, 00:44
Replies: 48
Views: 33,048
Posted By nojwod

20 minutes to FL100? - Artie Flightradar 24...

20 minutes to FL100? - Artie

Flightradar 24 indicates the aircraft got to 19,000' just about over Mudgee when it climbed no further and turned due east.

20 minutes was probably from pushback...
Forum: Questions
27th Sep 2012, 12:31
Replies: 29
Views: 6,837
Posted By nojwod

I constantly despair at the lack of perception...

I constantly despair at the lack of perception and judgement shown by so many of the posters here at PPRune... will someone please please tell me that the piloting population in general has a far...
10th Jul 2012, 05:56
Replies: 16
Views: 2,373
Posted By nojwod

Tiger all over the place

Saw some strange contrails on the weekend west of Canberra, different to the holding pattern ones we sometimes see. Flightradar info seems to indicate that the aircraft are Tiger. Anyone know why...
Forum: Tech Log
25th Jan 2012, 04:06
Replies: 1,412
Views: 370,778
Posted By nojwod

"I don't think a competent pilot needs green...

"I don't think a competent pilot needs green arrows or any computer generated warnings to recover from a stall. It is so basic, you push down. Stall warning goes off, push down, works every time. Not...
21st Dec 2011, 09:45
Replies: 6
Views: 1,205
Posted By nojwod

Thanks... I went back on to Google Earth and...

Thanks... I went back on to Google Earth and found a ground level photo and they did appear to be graves.

Thanks for the info. Cheers
20th Dec 2011, 00:03
Replies: 61
Views: 19,887
Posted By nojwod

To those who think the crew should have noticed...

To those who think the crew should have noticed the lack of acceleration:

I recently flew TG from BKK to SYD in an A340-600 and being a keen SLF observer of all aspects of my flight I was a little...
16th Dec 2011, 03:54
Replies: 6
Views: 1,205
Posted By nojwod

Identify Thai ground features

Hi all

Flew into BKK a while ago and noticed quite a lot of strange crescent shaped features on the ground. My initial thoughts were it was industrial or farming production of some sort.
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12th Dec 2011, 04:12
Replies: 32
Views: 4,302
Posted By nojwod

Many years of aerial photography have taught me...

Many years of aerial photography have taught me there's no hard and fast rules but that taking good oblique photos from a 172, even a 152 isn't hard. The best plane was a Cutlass (?) strutless, and...
Forum: Tech Log
7th Dec 2011, 09:51
Replies: 3
Views: 1,661
Posted By nojwod

A300 flapless takeoff?

I hope this is OK in this forum. Departed Chiang Rai for Bangkok yesterday in Thai Airways A300-600 as SLF, as usual had a view of the back of the wing and was surprised to see no apparent flap set...
Forum: Tech Log
28th May 2011, 12:11
Replies: 3,435
Views: 1,334,567
Posted By nojwod

As expected reading the last few pages, the usual...

As expected reading the last few pages, the usual crowd of perfect pilots comes on to disparage those pilots who were imperfect, the only difference between the perfect pilots and the rest are that...
20th May 2011, 04:00
Replies: 88
Views: 15,272
Posted By nojwod

fencehopper said: "looks like this thing has...

fencehopper said: "looks like this thing has landed in straight and level trim in a pretty clear looking paddock and got taken out by the fence. Maybe if they put the gear down before banging out it...
Forum: Tech Log
3rd May 2011, 02:42
Replies: 3,435
Views: 1,334,567
Posted By nojwod

britfrog said "another small matter taht I am not...

britfrog said "another small matter taht I am not too happy about is the apparent ease in which they found the recorder mostly the size of a coke can in an ocean where they couldnt find something the...
Replies: 131
Views: 114,919
Posted By nojwod

glhcarl: "Simply amazing! CG problem? ...

glhcarl: "Simply amazing! CG problem?

However, why is there no clouds in video #1, lots of clouds in #2 and scattered clouds in #3?"

Did you even bother to read the posts? Did you even...
Forum: Tech Log
11th Apr 2011, 01:58
Replies: 3,435
Views: 1,334,567
Posted By nojwod

This thread is a classic example of why I love...

This thread is a classic example of why I love visiting these forums. I am always looking for ultra-talented people who can be head-hunted for international organisations who currently employ...
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