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26th Jul 2020, 12:21
Replies: 47
Views: 16,801
Posted By zerograv

Nothing preventing them from putting their...

Nothing preventing them from putting their transponder ON for a little bit, one dives from above towards the Mahan, and another one climb from below towards Mahan.

They can even stay at a distance...
23rd Jul 2020, 14:57
Replies: 49
Views: 26,127
Posted By zerograv

That's a very good and very pertinent question...

That's a very good and very pertinent question ...

Taking a wild guess, and assuming that the aircraft was being loaded, given that the 777 Freighter has the Main Cargo Door on the rear part of...
14th Jul 2020, 22:43
Replies: 59
Views: 25,555
Posted By zerograv

The fact that the ATR is a High Wing design most...

The fact that the ATR is a High Wing design most likely saved the day.
Had it been a Low Wing aircraft, very likely there would be no going around from this contact with the water.
27th Jun 2020, 17:18
Replies: 28
Views: 6,756
Posted By zerograv

That is an amazing story ! Full marks for...

That is an amazing story !

Full marks for Vietnam !!!
7th May 2020, 01:44
Replies: 36
Views: 18,175
Posted By zerograv

Also think so ! Bear in mind that Cargo has...

Also think so !

Bear in mind that Cargo has two important details. One is weight. The other is volume.

The year was 2010, there was a oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, and here I go to Houston...
4th Apr 2020, 11:53
Replies: 69
Views: 29,169
Posted By zerograv

I say that they simply wanted to seize the cruise...

I say that they simply wanted to seize the cruise ship. It would be something very nice to have. Hence, no firing at it. Just some intimidation to force it to comply that went very wrong.

They...
19th Feb 2020, 19:21
Replies: 226
Views: 205,404
Posted By zerograv

I'm under the impression that BrianAir likes to...

I'm under the impression that BrianAir likes to demand subsidies from local, or regional, governments in order to fly to, or setup camp (base), at some destinations.

My (certainly wrong)...
9th Feb 2020, 10:10
Replies: 29
Views: 17,017
Posted By zerograv

Thanks for the explanation ! Now I know that...

Thanks for the explanation !

Now I know that the designated dumping area in Melbourne is the bay south of town.
8th Feb 2020, 23:00
Replies: 29
Views: 17,017
Posted By zerograv

"gear retraction problem" Yeah, keep the...

"gear retraction problem"

Yeah, keep the gear down ! You'll burn fuel more quickly that way, if the problem is to much fuel.

Now assuming that they had 4 good working engines, why the hell...
8th Feb 2020, 22:43
Replies: 33
Views: 21,628
Posted By zerograv

Thanks for that !!! Forgot about that detail ......

Thanks for that !!! Forgot about that detail ... that in some parts of the world will make a pronounced difference.

It was even sportier than what I thought
8th Feb 2020, 12:26
Replies: 33
Views: 21,628
Posted By zerograv

Probably ! From the first picture, looks...

Probably !

From the first picture, looks like that the collapsed gear did not move rearward, it only moved outward, so as you rightly say, the Side Stay might have been the weakest link.

What...
3rd Feb 2020, 22:26
Replies: 120
Views: 87,817
Posted By zerograv

Your memory serves you correctly !!! 145...

Your memory serves you correctly !!!

145 tons is about 320k lbs.

Some older airframes do NOT have Jettison installed, and a glance at the remaining Air Canada 767 fleet seems to fit the profile...
22nd Jan 2020, 00:09
Replies: 156
Views: 55,161
Posted By zerograv

A few paragraphs from what the NYT wrote. Link is...

A few paragraphs from what the NYT wrote. Link is at the very begining of this thread.
18th Dec 2019, 20:54
Replies: 9
Views: 6,457
Posted By zerograv

Heard that that is how they test the testers. On...

Heard that that is how they test the testers. On such situation they will fly on the full scale deflection.

Can result in very interesting discussions apparently
14th Nov 2019, 22:25
Replies: 23
Views: 17,330
Posted By zerograv

Indeed there are minor differences. Nothing...

Indeed there are minor differences.

Nothing is mentioned about any compensation being payed to however whoever reported Capt Collins alleged indecent exposure. After all the reporter could have...
14th Nov 2019, 16:53
Replies: 23
Views: 17,330
Posted By zerograv

In 2011 the head of IMF was a potential candidate...

In 2011 the head of IMF was a potential candidate for the 2012 French Presidency election.
He was arrested in New York and the rest is history ...
28th Sep 2019, 12:31
Replies: 80
Views: 41,535
Posted By zerograv

It is my understanding that in the US airlines...

It is my understanding that in the US airlines there is no "fast-track" in terms of training of pilots when it comes to operate a 737. Certainly they have far more experience than "some of the...
17th Sep 2019, 00:06
Replies: 123
Views: 173,369
Posted By zerograv

It could be that being a "Random Route", outside...

It could be that being a "Random Route", outside of the Organized Track System, which is normally further north, then the area sectors involved, Santa Maria and New York, might have said "OK", even...
8th Sep 2019, 15:20
Replies: 38
Views: 28,785
Posted By zerograv

Hello Lomapaseo, Not the case ! No Cargo...

Hello Lomapaseo,

Not the case ! No Cargo being transported. All the space is used to transport the "luggage" of the Pax, which is loaded on pallets for the FWD Cargo, and containers for the AFT...
8th Sep 2019, 12:42
Replies: 38
Views: 28,785
Posted By zerograv

You bet !!! Second phase of the Hajj is extremely...

You bet !!! Second phase of the Hajj is extremely wild ...
There is no telling how much the aircraft weighs. The Pax bring water (zamzam water), sand, rocks, etc, etc.

Had a departure from Jeddah...
17th Aug 2019, 16:28
Replies: 6
Views: 5,913
Posted By zerograv

Understand they will be getting an ATR in the...

Understand they will be getting an ATR in the near future.

Any info about where this ATR will be based ? or it will more like here and there as needed ?
28th Jun 2019, 10:34
Replies: 7
Views: 10,533
Posted By zerograv

Yeah sure ... and looks like that the Rolls Royce...

Yeah sure ... and looks like that the Rolls Royce legend lives on ...

Anyone familiar with this new engine ? Still 3 spools like it used to be on the B757 RB211 (N1, N2, and N3) ? or is it more...
27th Jun 2019, 15:53
Replies: 7
Views: 10,533
Posted By zerograv

A330 Neo apparently causing nausea inflight.

On the news yesterday by a TAP union representative, that they have 12 reported cases of Cabin Crew feeling unwell during flight, with nausea, and having to use oxygen to minimize the unwellness.
...
11th Jun 2019, 18:18
Replies: 16
Views: 9,113
Posted By zerograv

Did she had an Huawei mobile phone ? It seems...

Did she had an Huawei mobile phone ? It seems that there an high probability of being arrested while transiting Vancouver if you have an Huawei cell phone ... but hang on ... the above event was in...
31st Jan 2019, 19:29
Replies: 20
Views: 6,489
Posted By zerograv

Looks like that the side that was hit on the...

Looks like that the side that was hit on the aircraft, is the Right Side. The Landing Light is just ahead of the "hole" in the landing gear bay fairing. The Air Intake is a bit further up on the...
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