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19th May 2016, 18:25
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Here we go again.... Deja vu from Metrojet...

Here we go again.... Deja vu from Metrojet thread.

After theories of engine failures, the tail breaking off, loss of cabin pressure, we are now just waiting for the theory about lithium batteries...
31st Jan 2016, 04:49
Replies: 77
Views: 45,133

It makes we wonder what would have happened if it...

It makes we wonder what would have happened if it landed on just the wing gears i.e. the body gears did not extend.....

Would we be looking at over stress on the wings or even something more...
30th Jan 2016, 22:52
Replies: 77
Views: 45,133

747 does not have ' wing gear" its part of basic...

747 does not have ' wing gear" its part of basic body and wingbox structure

It has a Wing gear, a body gear and a nose gear

What did you mean Conso?
24th Dec 2015, 08:18
Replies: 741
Views: 719,635

Here we go again, around in circles. The...

Here we go again, around in circles.

The cost of repair has to be economic to insurers who will be footing the bill for the airframe repair. Probably in the region of US$15 million maybe?...
24th Nov 2015, 21:50
Replies: 211
Views: 140,981

Kulverstukas, I think you could stop the FDR...

Kulverstukas,

I think you could stop the FDR with 10ozs if you put it in the right place, i.e next to the power supply. The fact that the FDR reportedly stopped after 1 second would suggest to me...
23rd Nov 2015, 21:31
Replies: 211
Views: 140,981

Oldberon - "the comparison to annual road deaths...

Oldberon - "the comparison to annual road deaths is not valid".


Of course it is valid as it allows you assess risk and decide your actions.

From your example, if such an event happened you...
23rd Nov 2015, 12:31
Replies: 20
Views: 11,251

A valid thread in the current light of events...

A valid thread in the current light of events worldwide.

Isn't there some suspicion that the bomb planted on the Metrojet aircraft could have been placed in hold baggage at a hotel in Sharm? I...
22nd Nov 2015, 23:51
Replies: 211
Views: 140,981

Original post by Lonewolf

You need to understand and tell your friends that this sort of over reaction ( not travelling by air) is what groups like ISIL want.

A parent at my daughters school recently told the school (very...
Forum: Tech Log
12th Nov 2015, 18:49
Replies: 26
Views: 4,384

Of course.... I understand the cost of brake...

Of course....

I understand the cost of brake wear/ ovehaul, as a result of increased braking is considered less than the increase in fuel and engine wear due to increased engine thrust used during...
7th Nov 2015, 15:18
Replies: 2,082
Views: 2,305,913

Wow, this press event was not worthless. Not every part of plane was found. FDR stops

Kulverstukas.

What do you expect!? The wreckage, we are led to believe, is spread over 13kms..... And that is what they know. Of course they haven't found every piece of wreckage yet:ugh:
7th Nov 2015, 14:58
Replies: 2,082
Views: 2,305,913

The press conference descended into farce with a...

The press conference descended into farce with a questionnaire shouting at the chief about why the statement was not read out in Arabic.

This sums up what is wrong with the world and the region in...
6th Nov 2015, 18:27
Replies: 2,082
Views: 2,305,913

It would be interesting if everyone who is convinced about a bomb could share their t

Who says the tail, HS etc. came off immediately? It looks to me like the side wall departed first (in the intial explosion) followed by some pax (the toddler being one- God rest her soul) with other...
4th Nov 2015, 20:26
Replies: 2,082
Views: 2,305,913

Engine associated "flash & thermal event"?

I think we would have seen at least a Mayday call or a drift down, even with a catastrophic engine failure. At 30000ft, would a fire be difficult to start from something like a punctured fuel tank?
...
4th Nov 2015, 15:53
Replies: 2,082
Views: 2,305,913

Surely, in the history of modern aviation (i am...

Surely, in the history of modern aviation (i am talking the jet age using vacuum loos), would this event not have replicated many times? Not just on aircraft, but anywhere human waste is collected?...
17th Oct 2015, 08:37
Replies: 18
Views: 11,013

Could the cowls not have the cowl prox switches...

Could the cowls not have the cowl prox switches (to be fitted on the neo and/or retrofitted to the classic fleet) disabled after the aircraft is airborne. Logic connected to weight on wheels....
...
16th Oct 2015, 07:05
Replies: 18
Views: 11,013

Samba Anaconda

SA. Your attitude sums up all that generally was and obviously still is (in certain quarters) wrong in aviation.

You appear to be one of those Sky Gods, infallible, untouchable....

Your...
6th Oct 2015, 02:56
Replies: 19
Views: 9,487

Twotters service ceiling not above 10,000ft ....?...

Twotters service ceiling not above 10,000ft ....?

How do you think these aircraft get around in places like Papua? Over the tops?
5th Oct 2015, 22:20
Replies: 741
Views: 719,635

Lomapaseo wrote -With all this talk about engine...

Lomapaseo wrote -With all this talk about engine damage vs aircraft damage in the millions, maybe a definition of what is an engine part not covered is in order.

Just a guess (I didn't write the...
29th Sep 2015, 20:58
Replies: 27
Views: 15,347

Listening to the ATC recording, tea and biscuits...

Listening to the ATC recording, tea and biscuits all round.:D

Really calm and professional all round. Crew were not rushed and kept everone informed. ATC supported as required.

Reassuring.
29th Sep 2015, 20:21
Replies: 741
Views: 719,635

Peekay wrote.... Again this is where your...

Peekay wrote....

Again this is where your description is not correct. An engine that's attached to the aircraft is part of the aircraft's hull insurance "Agreed Value" and is not deducted from...
28th Sep 2015, 14:15
Replies: 741
Views: 719,635

Peekay Quote: In general what you're saying...

Peekay Quote:

In general what you're saying is not at all correct, at least not in the aviation industry.

Aviation hull insurance contracts (unlike most types of insurance contracts) are...
27th Sep 2015, 14:42
Replies: 741
Views: 719,635

What I said in a previous post, which most people...

What I said in a previous post, which most people have ignored, is that when calculating the viability and economy of repairs from an insurers perspective, the costs for the engine damage will almost...
21st Sep 2015, 17:02
Replies: 741
Views: 719,635

What you have to be aware of in the number...

What you have to be aware of in the number crunching for the purposes of whether it is deemed BER or not, is that the costs for the engine damage will almost certainly be excluded.

Much the same...
31st Jul 2015, 22:01
Replies: 918
Views: 1,043,380

If you do not think maritime jurisdiction might...

If you do not think maritime jurisdiction might will apply, read this...

Seventh Circuit Finds Admiralty Jurisdiction in Asiana Airlines Lawsuits | Alerts & Newsletters | Holland & Knight...
31st Jul 2015, 17:41
Replies: 918
Views: 1,043,380

Well said Ian W. Spot on.

Well said Ian W.

Spot on.
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