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6th Nov 2018, 14:45
Replies: 2
Views: 1,212
Posted By RobertS975

Suddenly Not Authorizes to View Rumour Board

After many years of being a PPRuNE reader and user, recently I have been unable to access the Rumour Board if I log in. If I log out, no problem at all. What could cause this?

Here is the message...
31st Aug 2018, 01:36
Replies: 45
Views: 18,678
Posted By RobertS975

I the SFO incident was a landing AC jet lining...

I the SFO incident was a landing AC jet lining up to land on the parallel taxiway and did a GA narrowly missing some of the aircraft lined up on the taxiway for the runway.
14th Aug 2018, 18:36
Replies: 198
Views: 112,126
Posted By RobertS975

The crash site didn't seem like a plane that ran...

The crash site didn't seem like a plane that ran out of fuel... quite a post-impact fire.
12th Aug 2018, 16:14
Replies: 198
Views: 112,126
Posted By RobertS975

OK, it is still amazing to me that this fellow...

OK, it is still amazing to me that this fellow could successfully perform the acrobatic maneuvers that we see in the film. I don't care about how realistic the simulators are! The G forces are not...
1st Aug 2018, 02:14
Replies: 178
Views: 105,953
Posted By RobertS975

You are making a huge assumption about what...

You are making a huge assumption about what transpired. With intact recorders, possible airport vicinity video and hopefully healthy pilots, there will be lots of data to dissect on this accident.
14th Jul 2018, 01:56
Replies: 503
Views: 281,624
Posted By RobertS975

The Conquest craft looks like it has been...

The Conquest craft looks like it has been converted to a CV-580?
16th Mar 2018, 16:15
Replies: 10
Views: 11,482
Posted By RobertS975

This aircraft was in mods to become the VIP...

This aircraft was in mods to become the VIP transport for the Government of South Korea, replacing the current B747-400.
Replies: 12
Views: 2,858
Posted By RobertS975

The first half of 2014 saw the disappearance of...

The first half of 2014 saw the disappearance of MH 370 and barely missed including the missle shoot down of the MH 777 over the Ukraine which happened in early July.
3rd Aug 2017, 13:02
Replies: 1,221
Views: 593,044
Posted By RobertS975

It is commonplace for the pilots in aircraft...

It is commonplace for the pilots in aircraft lined up for takeoff on a taxiway parallel to the active runway to douse their landing lights to reduce glare for the oncoming landing aircraft....
22nd Jul 2017, 22:21
Replies: 1,221
Views: 593,044
Posted By RobertS975

I don't know how prevalent long distance pilot...

I don't know how prevalent long distance pilot commuting is currently, but only a decade or so ago, I knew a DL pilot who would leave his home in southeastern MA (BOS pilot base had closed) about...
12th Jul 2017, 00:20
Replies: 1,221
Views: 593,044
Posted By RobertS975

Back in 2009, a Delta 767-300 arriving from GIG...

Back in 2009, a Delta 767-300 arriving from GIG into ATL landed in the pre-dawn hours on a taxiway. Luckily at that early hour of 0600, no flights were taxiing out for departure. Thankfully just an...
3rd Feb 2017, 13:01
Replies: 226
Views: 133,198
Posted By RobertS975

Back in May 1996, a Virgin B747 LHR-LAX diverted...

Back in May 1996, a Virgin B747 LHR-LAX diverted to YFB for a medical. First 747 to land there. Whilst taxiing off the runway, one of the outboard engines clipped a structure. The plane needed to be...
Forum: North America
28th Oct 2016, 04:13
Replies: 172
Views: 117,125
Posted By RobertS975

Smallish charter company uses B737-800s painted...

Smallish charter company uses B737-800s painted in the final blue strip Eastern livery.
9th Aug 2016, 03:59
Replies: 75
Views: 21,203
Posted By RobertS975

Most "yanks" don't consult attorneys regarding...

Most "yanks" don't consult attorneys regarding canceled flights. DL has offered a $200 travel voucher to anyone who was canceled or delayed greater than 3 hours.
27th May 2016, 21:44
Replies: 37
Views: 37,083
Posted By RobertS975

Of Course Evac was Necessary and Proper!

An active fuel fed fire under a wing full of fuel and maybe some sharpnel perforations with further fuel leaks should be evacuated as quickly as possible. It is only evacuations where everyone gets...
27th Mar 2016, 02:49
Replies: 88
Views: 63,241
Posted By RobertS975

In Manila, all luggage is run through Xray before...

In Manila, all luggage is run through Xray before being allowed into the terminal. This would be difficult to implement worldwide, and as others have mentioned, it simply moves the screening queue...
7th Mar 2016, 20:46
Replies: 78
Views: 35,345
Posted By RobertS975

OK, only a single engine Lake amphib pilot here,...

OK, only a single engine Lake amphib pilot here, but is there really any significant need to retract gear so early after takeoff in modern jet airliners?

Obviously there was an advantage to...
2nd Feb 2016, 20:39
Replies: 24
Views: 15,354
Posted By RobertS975

Happens in the USA Sometimes

A mangled body was discovered in the yard of a Milton, MA home in 2010... a note in the pocket of the victim allowed back tracing. It was a North Carolina teen who hid inside the well of a US Air...
31st Oct 2015, 21:07
Replies: 56
Views: 37,883
Posted By RobertS975

One thing that struck me was the way the fire...

One thing that struck me was the way the fire truck flies down the tarmac despite the fact that there are people running about. IIRC, one of the deaths from Asiana SFO was caused by a fire vehicle...
17th Oct 2015, 15:46
Replies: 92
Views: 40,493
Posted By RobertS975

Physician and a pilot... not sure what we are...

Physician and a pilot... not sure what we are "arguing" about here.

If this was indeed a witnessed arrest, then it is a shame that no apparent attempt was made to lay the man down in the forward...
8th Oct 2015, 17:19
Replies: 92
Views: 40,493
Posted By RobertS975

aa777888 answers the question well... in a...

aa777888 answers the question well... in a medical emergency aboard an airliner, there is a large variability on the skills of those who may be in a position to help. EMTs, paramedics, RNs, MDs,...
7th Oct 2015, 23:41
Replies: 92
Views: 40,493
Posted By RobertS975

But he didn't call for a doctor, did he? Neither...

But he didn't call for a doctor, did he? Neither did the FA call for medical help. Nor was any reported effort made to resuscitate the afflicted pilot.

Because the FA and the FO knew it was too...
7th Oct 2015, 22:42
Replies: 92
Views: 40,493
Posted By RobertS975

Possible Answer for Why the MD Wasn't Called

OK, I am a physician AND a pilot (non-airline). Here is one possibility as to why the MD seated in FC wasn't called, nor apparently was any effort made to seek professional help... by the time the FO...
21st Aug 2015, 13:22
Replies: 20
Views: 13,466
Posted By RobertS975

Photo of the Damage to the Plane

UPDATE: Photos show damage to US Airways jet after Saturday incident | | Dallas Morning News...
29th Jul 2015, 22:26
Replies: 23
Views: 18,041
Posted By RobertS975

As we all know, there have been disasters where...

As we all know, there have been disasters where one of the root causes was a failure to declare an emergency... Avianca B707 on Long Island comes to mind... ran out of fuel after holding for JFK.
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