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30th Jul 2021, 21:25
Replies: 49
Views: 18,863
Posted By Raffles S.A.

The SmartCockpit site Challenger 605 circling...

The SmartCockpit site Challenger 605 circling approach diagram says says circling approach at the start of downwind Flaps 30 and speed Flaps 30 speed + 10 KIAS.

What was their weight and what is...
10th Jul 2021, 15:37
Replies: 282
Views: 193,693
Posted By Raffles S.A.

It's hard to tell if the copilot sliding window...

It's hard to tell if the copilot sliding window is open, it looks shut to me, did they egress through the fuselage? Must have been difficult with their injuries.
5th Jul 2021, 20:00
Replies: 282
Views: 193,693
Posted By Raffles S.A.

RatherBeFlying I think they still would have...

RatherBeFlying

I think they still would have been wearing their harnesses as the first engine failed very shortly after takeoff. The head injuries would have almost certainly come from the...
2nd Jul 2021, 19:07
Replies: 282
Views: 193,693
Posted By Raffles S.A.

Now we wait and see if it ditched in one piece or...

Now we wait and see if it ditched in one piece or did it break up? It will be remarkable if they got it down in one piece. The TOW will be interesting to know, they didn't have too much fuel, he said...
2nd Jul 2021, 16:47
Replies: 282
Views: 193,693
Posted By Raffles S.A.

Weird that they couldn't maintain altitude on one...

Weird that they couldn't maintain altitude on one engine. The plane should fly on one engine at sea level even at gross weight.
3rd Jun 2021, 19:09
Replies: 60
Views: 24,305
Posted By Raffles S.A.

From previous experience, in places like Pointe...

From previous experience, in places like Pointe Noire (very congested at times) when in a tight situation I opened my window and stuck my head out, and if in doubt, got a wingman.

I was also at...
23rd May 2021, 21:54
Replies: 14
Views: 3,065
Posted By Raffles S.A.

Yes I've been in the region since 1998

Yes I've been in the region since 1998
23rd May 2021, 17:11
Replies: 3
Views: 1,907
Posted By Raffles S.A.

From the link provided in the ASN report, some...

From the link provided in the ASN report, some top brass on board. Those on Board the Ill-fated Flight:
Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Entourage

1. LT GEN IBRAHIM ATTAHIRU.
2. BRIG GEN MI...
7th Apr 2021, 13:15
Replies: 17
Views: 14,384
Posted By Raffles S.A.

How long has ET been operating to Ndola, and have...

How long has ET been operating to Ndola, and have these crews flown there before?
Forum: Rotorheads
20th Mar 2021, 19:39
Replies: 202
Views: 49,056
Posted By Raffles S.A.

I agree. When a mag switch is in the off...

I agree. When a mag switch is in the off position, the mags are shorted out. If one of those leads has come off for some reason, then that mag is live. Which is why mags should always be treated as...
27th Oct 2019, 23:26
Replies: 42
Views: 35,827
Posted By Raffles S.A.

Some people don't have a sense of humor.

Some people don't have a sense of humor.
24th Oct 2019, 20:05
Replies: 25
Views: 22,015
Posted By Raffles S.A.

They make tupperware woks?

They make tupperware woks?
16th Oct 2019, 23:06
Replies: 56
Views: 17,707
Posted By Raffles S.A.

Could just be, the mainstream, Anyone who...

Could just be, the mainstream, Anyone who disagrees is ostracised immediately. Climate change is an ongoing process,thugs are trying to profit from it. Man doesn't have a snowball's hope in hell of...
13th Oct 2019, 22:34
Replies: 21
Views: 18,591
Posted By Raffles S.A.

I flew in Angola for a fair period, this is not...

I flew in Angola for a fair period, this is not unusual.
13th Oct 2019, 20:48
Replies: 75
Views: 43,660
Posted By Raffles S.A.

I agree with some things he says, but of course...

I agree with some things he says, but of course there are some controversial points too. I do agree with what he says about "climate change", it is a money making racket, and anyone who falls for...
13th Oct 2019, 18:51
Replies: 75
Views: 43,660
Posted By Raffles S.A.

This video explains these crazy people perfectly....

This video explains these crazy people perfectly.

You tube
13th Oct 2019, 07:52
Replies: 75
Views: 43,660
Posted By Raffles S.A.

They should have just gone ahead with the flight...

They should have just gone ahead with the flight with him glued to the plane. These people are challenged. If they feel so strongly about the subject, why don't they go plant trees in the Sahara...
10th Oct 2019, 23:26
Replies: 32
Views: 31,253
Posted By Raffles S.A.

Doctors are smarter because they can bury their...

Doctors are smarter because they can bury their mistakes, which are numerous.
10th Oct 2019, 23:22
Replies: 32
Views: 31,253
Posted By Raffles S.A.

Agree. I use a dashcam (too poor to afford a go...

Agree. I use a dashcam (too poor to afford a go pro). All my hand held videos are too wobbly.
6th Oct 2019, 04:06
Replies: 32
Views: 31,253
Posted By Raffles S.A.

Fireworks display 0.1nm off the ILS. Great.

Fireworks display 0.1nm off the ILS. Great.
5th Oct 2019, 01:12
Replies: 18
Views: 8,790
Posted By Raffles S.A.

30 days is a very light sentence, it should have...

30 days is a very light sentence, it should have been substantially more.
5th Oct 2019, 00:18
Replies: 53
Views: 53,359
Posted By Raffles S.A.

One of the most useless things in aviation : the...

One of the most useless things in aviation : the fuel you left behind.
4th Oct 2019, 13:45
Replies: 22
Views: 23,991
Posted By Raffles S.A.

Running out of fuel in fog doesn't give a lot of...

Running out of fuel in fog doesn't give a lot of options.
29th Sep 2019, 22:58
Replies: 43
Views: 43,361
Posted By Raffles S.A.

Overbanking to get onto final? Looks at the image...

Overbanking to get onto final? Looks at the image I posted above. Also 2am in the morning, in their WOCL.
29th Sep 2019, 22:55
Replies: 80
Views: 44,683
Posted By Raffles S.A.

I'm happy to say I fly a 727 and get quite a lot...

I'm happy to say I fly a 727 and get quite a lot of hand flying, just a few weeks ago had to do a hand-flown VOR approach almost down to minimums. I still don't understand the fixation of the...
27th Sep 2019, 13:01
Replies: 43
Views: 43,361
Posted By Raffles S.A.

NTSB preliminary reort. No indication as to what...

NTSB preliminary reort. No indication as to what may have happened.

https://app.ntsb.gov/pdfgenerator/ReportGeneratorFile.ashx?EventID=20190911X54810&AKey=1&RType=Prelim&IType=MA
21st Sep 2019, 00:26
Replies: 48
Views: 33,515
Posted By Raffles S.A.

Many years ago I was idling at a maintenance...

Many years ago I was idling at a maintenance hangar and a mechanic was working on a Cessna 310 fuel drain with a lit cigarette in his mouth. He stuck his screwdriver into the drain and whatever he...
13th Sep 2019, 23:31
Replies: 15
Views: 5,470
Posted By Raffles S.A.

IIRC the Sa-7 self destructs at around 15,000...

IIRC the Sa-7 self destructs at around 15,000 feet so it would have been a lot less, I guess around 5,000 feet? They were hit about 5 minutes after takeoff.
12th Sep 2019, 18:51
Replies: 43
Views: 43,361
Posted By Raffles S.A.

From the above pictures the direction of the...

From the above pictures the direction of the crash appears to have been roughly in the direction of the arrow, which would make it a very steep turn onto final from that position. The flightaware...
11th Sep 2019, 20:44
Replies: 43
Views: 43,361
Posted By Raffles S.A.

From ASNMETAR Weather report:05:52 UTC / 01:52...

From ASNMETAR Weather report:05:52 UTC / 01:52 local time:
KTOL 110552Z 23005KT 10SM CLR 25/19 A3012 RMK AO2 SLP194 T02500194 10272 20250 51007
06:52 UTC / 02:52 local time:
KTOL 110652Z 23004KT...
11th Sep 2019, 17:12
Replies: 43
Views: 43,361
Posted By Raffles S.A.

This is how close they were to the runway ...

This is how close they were to the runway


https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/1023x539/screen10_png_1876cf534eb833da20e9026690e5fbe6c6f0e4eb.jpg
11th Sep 2019, 14:41
Replies: 43
Views: 43,361
Posted By Raffles S.A.

The video on Fox News showed a fierce fire, and...

The video on Fox News showed a fierce fire, and if they crashed on approach it doesn't look good for the crew.

Update: They say the crew died
...
11th Sep 2019, 13:56
Replies: 43
Views: 43,361
Posted By Raffles S.A.

Convair 440 crash on approach to Toledo-Express airport

https://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=20190911-0
10th Sep 2019, 22:50
Replies: 21
Views: 16,360
Posted By Raffles S.A.

Why does "shoot down" make me think of the number...

Why does "shoot down" make me think of the number 800?
7th Sep 2019, 21:25
Replies: 170
Views: 211,195
Posted By Raffles S.A.

I suppose a picture of the blown out door has not...

I suppose a picture of the blown out door has not yet been leaked?
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