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18th Mar 2020, 23:31
Replies: 28
Views: 14,741
Posted By saffi

That must have hurt whomever was sitting in the...

That must have hurt whomever was sitting in the "pointy end"......
22nd May 2019, 18:27
Replies: 24
Views: 10,357
Posted By saffi

The altitude record for a "standard" DJI quad...

The altitude record for a "standard" DJI quad copter is around 16000 feet I think (and then it can make it to the ground again without dropping out of the sky). I guess they would be able to go...
22nd May 2019, 16:22
Replies: 24
Views: 10,357
Posted By saffi

It's possible and in fact not even that hard....

It's possible and in fact not even that hard. Some people use very light setups so that any impact (if it crashes) will not hurt anyone. I take "drone" as an UAV. So with wings etc. Since they are...
16th Mar 2019, 18:26
Replies: 5,125
Views: 10,402,083
Posted By saffi

I read somewhere in the thread that MCAS was only...

I read somewhere in the thread that MCAS was only needed to pass parts of the certification requirements, specifically stall prevention during turns at steep bank angles. Is this correct assumption?...
23rd Jan 2019, 03:44
Replies: 2,133
Views: 2,612,001
Posted By saffi

Newspaper claims this is his last audio message...

Newspaper claims this is his last audio message sent from the airplane, complaining about the rough ride.

https://www.ole.com.ar/informacion-general/sala-audio-miedo-terrible-avion_0_MKFFqSb_h.html
21st Oct 2018, 08:34
Replies: 18
Views: 13,162
Posted By saffi

oooops, 747 ground damage

Parking a 747 (https://www.telegraaf.nl/video/2703207/mega-blunder-met-boeing-op-schiphol)
14th May 2018, 07:04
Replies: 37
Views: 12,431
Posted By saffi

Cabin luggage in the hol

Had this happen ten days ago. All our cabin bags were tagged to go into the hold. I asked the ground crew: shouldn't we remove laptops etc? She looked at me sheepish and said, yeah, well sure you...
Forum: North America
3rd Jan 2018, 11:57
Replies: 41
Views: 18,987
Posted By saffi

I once boarded a flight from Montego bay to...

I once boarded a flight from Montego bay to Kingston with a friend. We had been travelling for around 40 hours and were unaware of a hour's time difference from previous airport and arrived at the...
7th Dec 2016, 07:06
Replies: 1,098
Views: 1,149,041
Posted By saffi

The engines have feeder tanks allowing them to...

The engines have feeder tanks allowing them to run some time after tanks are dry. Doesn't the APU have a feeder tank? Wouldn't that have given them a couple of minutes at least? Does the APU auto...
5th Feb 2016, 10:21
Replies: 152
Views: 117,352
Posted By saffi

"Saffi It was reported that the CC managed the...

"Saffi
It was reported that the CC managed the movement of SLF to the rear with consideration of the weight of each SLF so as to keep the C of G in range so I would say their cool heads and people...
4th Feb 2016, 20:38
Replies: 152
Views: 117,352
Posted By saffi

"However the pilots evidently did OK - just as...

"However the pilots evidently did OK - just as they are expected to do - (cabin crew are an unknown at present I believe) and pats on the back are certainly appropriate but I don't think anything...
16th Dec 2015, 22:53
Replies: 73
Views: 68,017
Posted By saffi

sucked into engine

This clip springs to mind... this guy survived though, very lucky..

My condolences for the family of the air India engineer.

https://youtu.be/unXNdrtf2_g
4th Nov 2015, 22:30
Replies: 2,082
Views: 2,297,628
Posted By saffi

airport security

Everyone is talking about airport security at Sharm but one has to realize that there are security flaws at every airport everywhere, worldwide. There is no way and there will be no way to ever plug...
9th Sep 2014, 06:53
Replies: 1,644
Views: 2,028,421
Posted By saffi

preliminary report

The preliminary report will be published at 10AM this morning (UTC+1) on this site:

Onderzoeksraad voor Veiligheid (http://www.onderzoeksraad.nl/)
13th Mar 2014, 23:23
Replies: 11,824
Views: 21,435,882
Posted By saffi

data

"no data was received" does not mean there was no contact.... There could have been a "handshake", but no data received. Semantics...
Replies: 889
Views: 396,492
Posted By saffi

[email protected] attacks on Aircraft

Same on dutch "news", brought as "protesters showing their gratitude towards the army by painting the aircraft green with lasers"....

A sharp contrast with pointing a laser at a police helicopter...
21st May 2013, 22:43
Replies: 95
Views: 48,616
Posted By saffi

Africa

I was born and grew up in Africa (most of the time). As I recall kids were rare on commercial flights to and from Africa in the seventies and early eighties. I was (nearly) always invited to visit...
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