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17th Dec 2020, 22:52
Replies: 2
Views: 520
Posted By Eboy

LA Times: Engine fumes in cabin air

"Known as bleed air, it is safe, unless there is a mechanical issue -- a faulty seal, for instance." "Airlines have been asking Boeing to install air sensors for years. But the company decided...
Forum: Rotorheads
1st Feb 2020, 08:42
Replies: 0
Views: 1,909
Posted By Eboy

Police helicopter carrying transplant heart crashes in northeast Japan, 7 hurt

"A Fukushima prefectural police helicopter transporting a heart for transplant crash-landed Saturday in the northeastern Japanese prefecture, injuring all seven persons on board, including one...
15th Jan 2020, 14:48
Replies: 4
Views: 836
Posted By Eboy

Is there a specific cause of a "hydraulic problem" or could it be a lot of things?

I read, or hear ATC audio on YouTube, of pilots returning to the airport due to a hydraulic problem, loss of one of the hydraulic systems, etc. Is there a typical cause of this failure or could it be...
11th Jul 2019, 23:49
Replies: 26
Views: 12,335
Posted By Eboy

Update from Honolulu TV station, with a few...

Update from Honolulu TV station, with a few photos:

"Of the 37 passengers with injuries, 21 had minor injuries and nine had serious injuries."
...
10th Jun 2019, 21:13
Replies: 37
Views: 26,932
Posted By Eboy

In this article, Collins is quoted as saying it...

In this article, Collins is quoted as saying it has determined the root cause and resolution:
...
27th May 2019, 16:27
Replies: 24
Views: 31,189
Posted By Eboy

China Southern A380 -- Hail damage to radome, cockpit windows, leading edge surfaces

"On the 26th of May 2019, a China Southern Airlines Airbus A380 encountered a nasty hail storm, causing significant damage to the radome, cockpit windows and leading edge surfaces. The aircraft,...
11th Mar 2019, 11:46
Replies: 5,120
Views: 11,132,545
Posted By Eboy

The NTSB has a bigger-than-usual investigative...

The NTSB has a bigger-than-usual investigative backlog due to nearly all employees not working during the 35-day government shutdown. Some investigations aren't going to get the attention they...
17th Nov 2018, 17:34
Replies: 28
Views: 4,567
Posted By Eboy

Why is an aircraft aisle not level when cruising?

I searched online for an answer to this but just saw arguing. I am not an expert and am sorry if I am asking this question incorrectly or using the wrong terminology.

An aisle in an aircraft...
28th Sep 2018, 14:56
Replies: 289
Views: 165,012
Posted By Eboy

Plane crashes near U.S. Navy team, which helps with rescue

U.S. Navy UCT 2 Renders Assistance Following Plane Crash in Chuuk > Commander, U.S. 7th Fleet > Display...
25th May 2018, 00:58
Replies: 0
Views: 2,069
Posted By Eboy

Engine parts fall from JAL 767 after takeoff from Kumamoto airport, Japan

https://mainichi.jp/english/articles/20180525/p2g/00m/0dm/026000c
27th Mar 2017, 22:25
Replies: 21
Views: 4,930
Posted By Eboy

How cold do parked aircraft get and can that cause damage?

I'm sorry if I'm not using the right terminology. I'm thinking of an aircraft that's in service but parked at an airport overnight. If it's very cold it can get below freezing in the aircraft, which...
Forum: North America
3rd Jan 2017, 10:05
Replies: 4
Views: 3,351
Posted By Eboy

Baggage handler found locked in hold of Charlotte-Washington flight

"A baggage handler was locked inside an airplane’s cargo area during a 1.5-hour flight from North Carolina to Northern Virginia on Sunday.

A United Airlines spokeswoman said Monday that the...
25th Dec 2016, 20:29
Replies: 484
Views: 566,445
Posted By Eboy

World leaders react to Tu-154 plane crash off Sochi coast

TASS: World - World leaders react to Tu-154 plane crash off Sochi coast (http://tass.com/world/922311)

As far as others, it's Christmas, and communications offices are short-staffed. More...
28th Oct 2016, 20:06
Replies: 204
Views: 189,467
Posted By Eboy

Live video: WLS News Live Streaming Video |...

Live video:

WLS News Live Streaming Video | abc7chicago.com (http://abc7chicago.com/live/23381/)
25th Aug 2016, 13:02
Replies: 152
Views: 22,677
Posted By Eboy

OK, let me throw out this idea . . . In an...

OK, let me throw out this idea . . .

In an emergency, leave luggage in the overhead bin. (Phase in electric locks on the bin doors that stay locked in an emergency.)

Let the passenger take the...
25th Aug 2016, 11:35
Replies: 7
Views: 3,334
Posted By Eboy

Could a pilot land a 777 at Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky Airport (PKC) if needed?

I'm just curious. Flying between the U.S. and Asia often takes me near the Kamchatka Peninsula, Russia. Wikipedia says it has Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky Airport (PKC), able to handle 707's. Could a 777...
30th Jul 2016, 18:49
Replies: 13
Views: 6,229
Posted By Eboy

Doesn't sound safe, but seems illegal. I hope...

Doesn't sound safe, but seems illegal. I hope this isn't common practice in the U.S. pipeline industry.

§22.925 Prohibition on airborne operation of cellular telephones.

Cellular telephones...
2nd Dec 2015, 01:39
Replies: 19
Views: 5,701
Posted By Eboy

Is a balloon an aircraft?

Would you call, say, a hot air balloon or a high-altitude helium research balloon an aircraft? I'm asking for something I'm writing, and I trust this group more than the dictionary. Thank you.
3rd Jun 2015, 10:22
Replies: 5
Views: 2,722
Posted By Eboy

Yes, I think that's it. Low level wind shear...

Yes, I think that's it. Low level wind shear alert system. Searching on that gives me a photo of exactly what I recall seeing. Thank you all for helping me.
...
3rd Jun 2015, 04:50
Replies: 5
Views: 2,722
Posted By Eboy

No, those aren't what I'm seeing. It's not an NDB...

No, those aren't what I'm seeing. It's not an NDB because I see several around an airport, such as at Orlando where they are very conspicuous on the drive out. You would not have more than one NDB at...
2nd Jun 2015, 12:07
Replies: 50
Views: 14,871
Posted By Eboy

The pilot is an :mad: and could use some social...

The pilot is an :mad: and could use some social skills training. Other than that, what you describe does not strike me as unusual for U.S. travel on the major airlines, in my same unfortunate...
2nd Jun 2015, 11:56
Replies: 5
Views: 2,722
Posted By Eboy

What are those tall poles I see near airports

Within a couple miles or so of some airports in the U.S. I see these tall thin metal poles. At the top is what looks like an inverted metal bowl, a lightning arrestor and obstruction lighting. I...
30th Mar 2015, 02:57
Replies: 473
Views: 461,575
Posted By Eboy

Yes but that has no bearing on msbbarratt's...

Yes but that has no bearing on msbbarratt's calculations. I checked them and his (her?) numbers are correct. The distance between what look like burn marks corresponds to peaks of an AC cycle at the...
27th Mar 2015, 15:27
Replies: 3,527
Views: 5,206,102
Posted By Eboy

Is there a culture of bullying at the airline?...

Is there a culture of bullying at the airline? With his other apparent issues he might not have responded as constructively as you or I.
25th Mar 2015, 13:58
Replies: 3,527
Views: 5,206,102
Posted By Eboy

ACARS?

Perhaps ACARS reported abnormal equipment events.
8th Dec 2014, 22:26
Replies: 36
Views: 21,013
Posted By Eboy

Raleigh, North Carolina newspaper account. Yes, a...

Raleigh, North Carolina newspaper account. Yes, a doctor who became a businessman. Also says he was the pilot in the 2010 accident. May all rest in peace.

CHAPEL HILL: Chapel Hill businessman,...
8th Dec 2014, 21:33
Replies: 36
Views: 21,013
Posted By Eboy

The BBC story in the first link has been updated...

The BBC story in the first link has been updated as the three residents of the home have been found dead.
Forum: North America
8th Mar 2014, 10:26
Replies: 6
Views: 2,511
Posted By Eboy

Appealing to the full NTSB board. Unfortunately...

Appealing to the full NTSB board. Unfortunately for the FAA, the statutes or regulations the FAA would like don't exist, so the board will reach the same conclusion.
1st Nov 2013, 18:40
Replies: 108
Views: 70,235
Posted By Eboy

If the airline industry is serious about this...

If the airline industry is serious about this issue, it will 1) require passengers to blow into a breathalyzer prior to boarding (takes 5 seconds) and 2) stop serving alcohol on the plane.

It the...
8th Sep 2013, 12:24
Replies: 28
Views: 4,316
Posted By Eboy

I think grouping families with young children...

I think grouping families with young children together is a reasonable idea. In the U.S. some restaurants will seat families together so that any disruption, if not eliminated, is at least contained....
8th Sep 2013, 12:09
Replies: 21
Views: 3,022
Posted By Eboy

It's nice but not necessary to hear from the...

It's nice but not necessary to hear from the flight deck. Strong opinion? No.
8th Sep 2013, 11:50
Replies: 11
Views: 3,196
Posted By Eboy

Go-around question

Something I've been curious about for a while . . . not sure how to ask or the terminology, so forgive me.

If an aircraft has to go-around because another aircraft improperly impeded it (like...
Forum: Tech Log
20th Aug 2013, 16:46
Replies: 1,033
Views: 485,258
Posted By Eboy

In that video, he says PAPI angle was tested and...

In that video, he says PAPI angle was tested and found to be within 1/100 of a degree accurate. Not sure how meaningful that is. Think it would change more than that with wind and temperature...
Forum: Tech Log
14th Aug 2013, 11:25
Replies: 1,033
Views: 485,258
Posted By Eboy

A short report from NBC: UPS cargo plane...

A short report from NBC:

UPS cargo plane crashes, explodes at Alabama airport - U.S. News...
23rd Jun 2013, 00:33
Replies: 63
Views: 29,538
Posted By Eboy

This video shows smoke from the plane just before...

This video shows smoke from the plane just before the crash

Extended: Wing walker Jane Wicker dies after Dayton plane crash - YouTube (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kHJJtqsw__o&feature=youtu.be)
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