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6th May 2019, 06:16
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Posted By mangere1957

If every landing was in direct law then pilots...

If every landing was in direct law then pilots wouldn't find it "a handful" when they were faced with a direct law landing, no doubt with other problems as well.
6th May 2019, 06:04
Replies: 483
Views: 944,523
Posted By mangere1957

No electrical failure on the Jakarta crash. One...

No electrical failure on the Jakarta crash. One pilot failure very analogous to the TE901 pilot failure.
5th May 2019, 02:37
Replies: 5,125
Views: 10,425,401
Posted By mangere1957

There was NOTHING wrong with the Asiana 777 in...

There was NOTHING wrong with the Asiana 777 in SFO, there was LOTS wrong with two useless pilots. If an aeroplane is EVER doing, or not doing(in 777 DBX) what you want then the pilot's job is to MAKE...
5th May 2019, 00:08
Replies: 5,125
Views: 10,425,401
Posted By mangere1957

Original post deleted due to having totally...

Original post deleted due to having totally screwed up.

My error.

Great comments from B737 Driver and L39 Guy. Agree 100%.
Good work guys.
11th Mar 2019, 17:57
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Posted By mangere1957

Please please tell us that you're not a pilot.

Please please tell us that you're not a pilot.
11th Mar 2019, 10:54
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Views: 10,425,401
Posted By mangere1957

Runaway trim is a recall item. It doesn't take a...

Runaway trim is a recall item. It doesn't take a superman to know the memory items it's a requirement of the job. Heaven forfend.
21st Aug 2013, 01:10
Replies: 350
Views: 159,262
Posted By mangere1957

A Free Market Solution.

Every airport operator should have a system of continuous auction for approach slots. All ailines*, high cost as well as low cost, have a continuous auction for sale of their product. This continuous...
31st Jul 2013, 09:08
Replies: 1,150
Views: 637,769
Posted By mangere1957

Remove all fixed ELTs at once.

LeadSled @ #796

Thanks for that(to others; confirming my conjecture that ELTs are useless).

Because ELTs have never saved, and will never save, a single life in heavy transport operations, but...
29th Jul 2013, 07:58
Replies: 1,150
Views: 637,769
Posted By mangere1957

Can anybody tell me the cost per life saved by...

Can anybody tell me the cost per life saved by fixed ELTs in heavy transport aircraft? My strong suspicion is that not a SINGLE life has been saved and the cumulative cost over the last thirty years...
14th Jul 2013, 00:58
Replies: 2,399
Views: 1,923,223
Posted By mangere1957

techgeek "FQA is an acronym for ... ?" ...

techgeek

"FQA is an acronym for ... ?"

My WAG; Flight Quality Assessment.

Edited to add the missing h from flight.
12th Jul 2013, 01:45
Replies: 2,399
Views: 1,923,223
Posted By mangere1957

HazelNuts39 #1815 Asked ...

HazelNuts39 #1815

Asked

"Maybe a dumb question, but if 137 kts was the VREF, doesn't that mean that the stall speed may have been 111 kts?s?"

A reasonable question, and nobody...
10th Jul 2013, 23:41
Replies: 2,399
Views: 1,923,223
Posted By mangere1957

course_proile From your post(I also have no...

course_proile

From your post(I also have no "quote" facility) you state, inter alia,

"We can assume the 777 guys on this aircraft were very very proficient at IFR flying, decent profile,...
11th Apr 2013, 03:21
Replies: 34
Views: 9,033
Posted By mangere1957

falconx can you explain how they could have...

falconx can you explain how they could have managed to NOT "...work through the situation."?

There was no SITUATION, just stupidity. If not by the pilots then certainly the management
11th Apr 2013, 02:16
Replies: 34
Views: 9,033
Posted By mangere1957

hownowbrowncow ALL "pilots" now are inferior....

hownowbrowncow ALL "pilots" now are inferior. Everybody who learnt to fly in the fifties and sixties has gone. We now have EICAS readers instead of pilots.

Three or four years ago a UAL 747...
24th Nov 2012, 02:40
Replies: 43
Views: 24,858
Posted By mangere1957

Incorrect. The 9/11 hijakers were successful not...

Incorrect. The 9/11 hijakers were successful not due to lack of weapons amongst the passengers. If you were a professional pilot, at age 63 now, you'd be old enough to remember standard Hijack...
4th Jan 2012, 23:57
Replies: 624
Views: 58,245
Posted By mangere1957

Centaurus @ 2nd Jan 2012 18:56 post #431 ...

Centaurus @ 2nd Jan 2012 18:56 post #431



The last clause, in italics, might(not, in my opinion), or not, be true. However there were plenty of exposed rock faces and cliffs so that in the...
2nd Jan 2012, 03:01
Replies: 624
Views: 58,245
Posted By mangere1957

DozyWannabe @ 2nd Jan 2012, 15:17 post #424 ...

DozyWannabe @ 2nd Jan 2012, 15:17 post #424




Nope a briefing officer can not change MSA. MSA is set by the relevant regulatory authority. Rules for operating airliners are all in hard copy...
2nd Jan 2012, 02:46
Replies: 624
Views: 58,245
Posted By mangere1957

#1AHRS @ 27th Dec 2011, 15:03 post #380 ...

#1AHRS @ 27th Dec 2011, 15:03 post #380



If you mean(as logically appears to be the case) that Collins was "{making} good utilization of what the aircraft offers" I have to disagree strongly....
2nd Jan 2012, 02:14
Replies: 624
Views: 58,245
Posted By mangere1957

ampan @ 30th Dec 2011, 12:26 post #402 ...

ampan @ 30th Dec 2011, 12:26 post #402




It doesn't even do that. All it indicates is that it has been interrogated and has replied. It does not indicate that the reply was received and...
29th Dec 2011, 23:50
Replies: 255
Views: 72,993
Posted By mangere1957

jjeppson @ 24th Dec 2011, 04:20 post #23 ...

jjeppson @ 24th Dec 2011, 04:20 post #23



Are you sure? It isn't quite that simple, even in the US Airforce let alone a third world Muslim country. Watch the short video linked below then...
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