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17th Oct 2018, 01:11
Replies: 1,221
Views: 607,933
Posted By deSitter

Whatever happened is not an illusion. There is...

Whatever happened is not an illusion. There is nothing illusory in the scene presented to them - there is nothing latent, nothing hiding. They simply do not see it. The closest incident to this one...
15th Oct 2018, 00:00
Replies: 261
Views: 248,238
Posted By deSitter

Interesting. I think airports in Dubai etc. are...

Interesting. I think airports in Dubai etc. are bound to see less traffic as very long range flights multiply. The last justification for the A380 was the essential role of Dubai as a crossroads...
27th Aug 2018, 00:35
Replies: 5
Views: 6,443
Posted By deSitter

What a fantastic story. Worthy of Gann! -drl

What a fantastic story. Worthy of Gann!

-drl
21st Aug 2018, 07:07
Replies: 41
Views: 20,787
Posted By deSitter

Oh please! That sounds like a Bill Murray comedy....

Oh please! That sounds like a Bill Murray comedy. What a ridiculous charade!

-drl
19th Aug 2018, 03:44
Replies: 503
Views: 287,877
Posted By deSitter

I think the thing that stands out most here is...

I think the thing that stands out most here is that the cowl flaps were wide open.

-drl
19th Aug 2018, 02:00
Replies: 198
Views: 114,362
Posted By deSitter

This is the point often made to show how silly...

This is the point often made to show how silly the security theater with which we indulge ourselves with has become. In a practical sense, there just isn't any way to operate a busy airport without...
13th Feb 2018, 17:19
Replies: 302
Views: 351,513
Posted By deSitter

Very interesting. Sounding like another case of...

Very interesting. Sounding like another case of being unable to fly an airplane with one's own brain and hands.
5th Aug 2017, 21:58
Replies: 1,221
Views: 607,933
Posted By deSitter

That is the essential point. Considering Western...

That is the essential point. Considering Western at Mexico City, the lesson to be learned is how to close a runway in a way that is utterly obvious and clear.
3rd Aug 2017, 19:55
Replies: 1,221
Views: 607,933
Posted By deSitter

Well said. This is so much like Comair at...

Well said.

This is so much like Comair at Lexington.
3rd Aug 2017, 18:07
Replies: 1,221
Views: 607,933
Posted By deSitter

As an outsider with some knowledge of aviation...

As an outsider with some knowledge of aviation this real issue is possibly clearer to me than to those closer to things. The AC pilots are surely fine pilots and representative of their profession....
3rd Aug 2017, 14:18
Replies: 1,221
Views: 607,933
Posted By deSitter

Nice sim - gulp ...

Nice sim - gulp

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ydUqfhNqUIc
3rd Aug 2017, 13:50
Replies: 1,221
Views: 607,933
Posted By deSitter

Why didn't they bail?

Why didn't the first two planes bail off the taxiway? I can't imagine I'd just sit there and let someone land on my nose. What are your driver's instincts here? When Bob Bragg's captain saw KLM he...
14th Jul 2017, 19:34
Replies: 1,221
Views: 607,933
Posted By deSitter

You guys who drive are missing the point that...

You guys who drive are missing the point that only you can clarify - as OldLurker pointed out, these guys were fixated on an unreal situation and it has happened before. It most likely has to do with...
12th Jul 2017, 16:27
Replies: 1,221
Views: 607,933
Posted By deSitter

Absolutely, this is the key point. I was reminded...

Absolutely, this is the key point. I was reminded of Western DC-10 in Mexico City.

It is very fortunate that a happy end was had, and people need to look at this very, very hard.

Another...
14th Apr 2017, 18:17
Replies: 31
Views: 31,418
Posted By deSitter

Classic helical torsional stress fracture. Will...

Classic helical torsional stress fracture. Will be interesting to see what the underlying cause was.
19th Sep 2016, 00:47
Replies: 124
Views: 51,803
Posted By deSitter

I can't believe people defend this thing. Its...

I can't believe people defend this thing. Its lunch will be devoured by the 777-9. No one wants la grande baliene du ciel except Emirates, who don't have a real business model.

-drl
13th Sep 2016, 08:48
Replies: 1,749
Views: 1,968,974
Posted By deSitter

So I've been following this extremely interesting...

So I've been following this extremely interesting latterly discussion and would like to ask if I have understood this correctly - it appears that the pilots forgot to do something as basic as add...
6th Sep 2016, 23:49
Replies: 76
Views: 42,985
Posted By deSitter

Ambient, the loud sound is heard right after the...

Ambient, the loud sound is heard right after the electronic chirp in the original video - this is gone from the sound-sync version.
6th Sep 2016, 23:43
Replies: 76
Views: 42,985
Posted By deSitter

Ambient, thanks for that - his audio is chopped...

Ambient, thanks for that - his audio is chopped off up front because the loud sound that predated the first explosion by 5 sec is not heard. That sound is key to the investigation.
2nd Sep 2016, 15:39
Replies: 76
Views: 42,985
Posted By deSitter

There are three main explosive reports in the...

There are three main explosive reports in the initial event 1) the initial tank rupture 2) a much larger report 3 seconds later, possibly from the RSO operating the self-destruct mechanism and 3) the...
2nd Sep 2016, 15:22
Replies: 76
Views: 42,985
Posted By deSitter

1.5 not 2.5 :) typo oops

1.5 not 2.5 :) typo oops
2nd Sep 2016, 14:53
Replies: 76
Views: 42,985
Posted By deSitter

The oxygen storage tanks at the Cape seen in old...

The oxygen storage tanks at the Cape seen in old films have giant black LOX letters painted on them. LOX has been used in space flight to mean liquefied oxygen for many decade
2nd Sep 2016, 14:36
Replies: 76
Views: 42,985
Posted By deSitter

In the USLaunchReport video (see link below),...

In the USLaunchReport video (see link below), there is about a 5.5 second delay between what is seen and what is heard - the camera is about 1.5 miles away. About 5 seconds before the report of the...
29th Jul 2016, 06:39
Replies: 57
Views: 27,788
Posted By deSitter

tdracer, that sounds right on the money. Good...

tdracer, that sounds right on the money. Good analysis. The -400s are just going to be spent in a few years and people are going to want -8Fs.
Forum: Middle East
11th Jul 2016, 04:34
Replies: 123
Views: 52,814
Posted By deSitter

I am impressed by Boeing's decision to forego a...

I am impressed by Boeing's decision to forego a double-decker - a decision made at least three times - and now it seems they will be proven right. The double deck (and the low cockpit) is what will...
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