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20th Oct 2019, 02:23
Replies: 34
Views: 11,586
Posted By capngrog

And then, of course, it could be providing...

And then, of course, it could be providing reverse thrust ... I don't know whether or not the SAAB 2000 has reverse thrust (beta) capability, but I believe the SAAB 340 does.

Grog
16th Oct 2019, 01:43
Replies: 231
Views: 275,405
Posted By capngrog

From the NTSB Report: "The No. 3 engine was...

From the NTSB Report:

"The No. 3 engine was recovered from the top of the deicing tank. One blade was impact damaged and near the feather position. The other two blades appeared in a position...
11th Oct 2019, 00:43
Replies: 231
Views: 275,405
Posted By capngrog

I agree. I should have pointed out that the...

I agree. I should have pointed out that the height of that wingtip "on the gear" was probably close to the height of the gash. What I can't understand is that the aircraft apparently bled little...
9th Oct 2019, 15:10
Replies: 231
Views: 275,405
Posted By capngrog

Theory Update

Well, I just had another look at the NTSB B-Roll on the crash site, and from 2:54 - 3:00 of the video, fairly light tire/skid marks are shown leading from the movement area to the crash site. I may...
9th Oct 2019, 14:27
Replies: 231
Views: 275,405
Posted By capngrog

Attempting to Go Around?

I've been looking at a lot of photographs of the crash site, and it appears to me that the B-17 was mostly airborne when it hit the de-icing facility ground storage tank. Looking at the photo below,...
9th Oct 2019, 00:00
Replies: 231
Views: 275,405
Posted By capngrog

Well said! It should be remembered that U.S....

Well said! It should be remembered that U.S. Senator Blumenthal is the one who on numerous occasions claimed to have served in Vietnam; however, the truth was that although in the U.S. Marine Corps...
8th Oct 2019, 20:01
Replies: 31
Views: 13,347
Posted By capngrog

One theory that comes to the remains of my mind...

One theory that comes to the remains of my mind is this: Legal Expert Van Meir met the offensive posters in the lounge prior to boarding and after discussing her job over a few drinks, they all...
8th Oct 2019, 15:34
Replies: 31
Views: 13,347
Posted By capngrog

I haven't flown commercially in years, so I'm not...

I haven't flown commercially in years, so I'm not up to speed on all of the latest In Flight Entertainment systems available to passengers these days. Can the in-flight chat system be turned off? ...
2nd Oct 2019, 23:18
Replies: 231
Views: 275,405
Posted By capngrog

That may be a more logical explanation than an...

That may be a more logical explanation than an engine fire, but it would have involved a "routine" engine shut down and feathering of the prop. As tdracer pointed out, a lightly loaded B-17 should...
2nd Oct 2019, 21:25
Replies: 231
Views: 275,405
Posted By capngrog

Let the Speculation Begin

Listening to the tower conversation with the B-17 (N90312CF), the pilot reported: " garbled ... number four engine. We'd like to return and blow it out". This sounds like there was a fire...
2nd Oct 2019, 17:45
Replies: 231
Views: 275,405
Posted By capngrog

Just a "nutshell" distillation of the information...

Just a "nutshell" distillation of the information currently available:

"On another subject, some bad news. This morning, around 1000 hr. lcl, the Collings Foundation B-17 crashed at Bradley Field...
29th Aug 2019, 03:40
Replies: 42
Views: 21,041
Posted By capngrog

"Glided it onto the ground"? I'm speechless! ...

"Glided it onto the ground"? I'm speechless!

Cheers,
Grog
27th Aug 2019, 20:40
Replies: 80
Views: 117,748
Posted By capngrog

Why would Delta Airlines (DL) ferry the damaged...

Why would Delta Airlines (DL) ferry the damaged B-757 to KJAX (Jacksonville, Florida), instead of KATL (Atlanta, Georgia) where their home base is located? Delta's home base features some pretty...
25th Aug 2019, 18:20
Replies: 72
Views: 52,093
Posted By capngrog

IAD. WATAUM? Even the FAALOA IOLU.*

I have looked at several data bases of Aviation Acronyms, including three belonging to the FAA, but I'm still unaware of the meanings of your acronyms: BOM, LDA, LDM, LDR and MLM. It's been a long...
22nd Aug 2019, 03:59
Replies: 80
Views: 117,748
Posted By capngrog

Charlie Fox: This thread is a discussion of...

Charlie Fox:

This thread is a discussion of a B-757 hard landing and consequent damage. What does your Post #41 showing damage to Lufthansa D-ABYZ, a B-747-230B have to do with the subject of...
16th Aug 2019, 21:21
Replies: 72
Views: 52,093
Posted By capngrog

I appreciate the information. It seems that...

I appreciate the information. It seems that operating in and out of Elizabethton (OA9) should have been a "piece of cake" for this airplane, and weather conditions at the time of the accident were...
16th Aug 2019, 18:02
Replies: 72
Views: 52,093
Posted By capngrog

Thanks for the information. I'm not familiar with...

Thanks for the information. I'm not familiar with the performance of the Cessna C680 Latitude, but the LDR figures you cited seem to be those for sea level standard day conditions. The elevation of...
9th Aug 2019, 21:37
Replies: 49
Views: 20,956
Posted By capngrog

Weather Constant

Weather changes constantly, and it will always be a topic of lively discussion. This thread is proof of that. Speaking of proof, it's about time for that evening cocktail.

Cheers,
Grog
4th Aug 2019, 20:23
Replies: 1
Views: 4,009
Posted By capngrog

Already under discussion in the "Accidents &...

Already under discussion in the "Accidents & Close Calls" Forum. Sad news indeed: Two killed as SA plane crashes in Tanzania...
3rd Aug 2019, 15:18
Replies: 56
Views: 55,351
Posted By capngrog

Here are two links to stories about people...

Here are two links to stories about people jumping from airplanes (without parachute) to their deaths. The first story, concerning Christine Pascale, describes a troubled woman with mental problems...
24th Jul 2019, 03:38
Replies: 24
Views: 11,211
Posted By capngrog

Thanks Seat 4A for the link. That's a video of...

Thanks Seat 4A for the link. That's a video of one of the most disgusting human beings I've ever seen. Remedies for such actions should not be gentle in nature. Who was she calling "nigga" in the...
23rd Jul 2019, 23:09
Replies: 24
Views: 11,211
Posted By capngrog

Missing Link(?)

I can't play the video either. Is there an alternative link, or perhaps a youtube title that can be searched?

Cheers,
Grog
21st Jul 2019, 23:48
Replies: 32
Views: 27,417
Posted By capngrog

I've read an re-read the posts on this thread as...

I've read an re-read the posts on this thread as well as EASA AD No. 2019-0171 and now believe I have a basic understanding of the situation. My understanding (such as it is) is thus:

The...
20th Jul 2019, 19:28
Replies: 32
Views: 27,417
Posted By capngrog

Thanks for posting that, but your "goto" doesn't...

Thanks for posting that, but your "goto" doesn't tell us anything new; as a matter of fact, it is word-for-word the same as the article posted by the Original Poster, Longtimer.

"halfofrho"...
20th Jul 2019, 03:20
Replies: 27
Views: 15,877
Posted By capngrog

Futuristic airline concept or not, I'm not sure...

Futuristic airline concept or not, I'm not sure that I would be all that enthusiastic about boarding an airplane called "Bird of Prey". Now if it was supposed to be some sort of military aircraft...
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