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2nd Jun 2012, 06:10
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Views: 3,325
Posted By ST27

A more detailed article stating they declared a...

A more detailed article stating they declared a fuel emergency can be found here:

Giant Airbus A380 resumes flight to Toronto after emergency landing in Ottawa...
21st May 2012, 15:24
Replies: 727
Views: 556,830
Posted By ST27

I can't believe they'd give up the search for the...

I can't believe they'd give up the search for the FDR. There is too much riding on the contents of the recorder that would influence the future sales of the aircraft. Like AF447, they will likely...
21st May 2012, 15:16
Replies: 727
Views: 556,830
Posted By ST27

All Systems Normal

Excerpt from news article suggests that the aircraft and its systems were functioning correctly up to impact. This based on early analysis of CVR

Black Box Shows Superjet Had No Malfunctions |...
Forum: Tech Log
20th May 2012, 04:47
Replies: 33
Views: 6,752
Posted By ST27

... and following through, tell us what radius...

... and following through, tell us what radius you would need to maintain 1G as you level out at the bottom of the loop. (Infinite is not an acceptable answer.)
Forum: Tech Log
20th May 2012, 04:32
Replies: 33
Views: 6,752
Posted By ST27

They performed a modified aileron roll, not a...

They performed a modified aileron roll, not a barrel roll. A barrel roll is something entirely different:

Barrel roll - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Barrel_roll)...
Forum: Tech Log
19th May 2012, 19:14
Replies: 33
Views: 6,752
Posted By ST27

G forces in a roll

Think about it. When the aircraft is inverted, to maintain a perceived +1G in your seat, the aircraft has to be accelerating toward earth at the equivalent of 2G, which is the acceleration of...
19th May 2012, 15:58
Replies: 727
Views: 556,830
Posted By ST27

1G Roll

Just to be pedantic, it's impossible to execute a roll and maintain 1 G throughout. Typically, something like 0.5 Gs are maintained at the top of the roll, but up to 2 or 3 Gs are seen during...
5th Apr 2012, 03:58
Replies: 289
Views: 109,682
Posted By ST27

Looks like Osbon's problem may not be temporary. ...

Looks like Osbon's problem may not be temporary. A judge ordered a psych exam today (Wednesday):



Judge orders psychiatric exam for JetBlue pilot - CNN.com...
Replies: 889
Views: 397,943
Posted By ST27

Interesting you should mention that. I just read...

Interesting you should mention that. I just read an article describing the situation in the US and specifically California. There were over 2,000 instances of lasers pointed at aircraft in the US...
20th Sep 2011, 06:10
Replies: 61
Views: 36,239
Posted By ST27

Speed of Accident Reports

We seem to be regressing.

I was recently struck by how quickly the accident report of Northwest 2 was issued in 1938. It involved a brand-new Lockheed Super Electra that lost the upper parts of...
16th Sep 2011, 21:43
Replies: 170
Views: 88,610
Posted By ST27

CYR audio recording

Tripped over this on YouTube. Supposedly the audio from the CVR, though the time intervals don't match, so it is likely a reenactment. Note the different transcription and translation than was...
16th Sep 2011, 20:17
Replies: 170
Views: 88,610
Posted By ST27

Are you sure they had TOGO power? The FE didn't...

Are you sure they had TOGO power? The FE didn't respond after the first command by the captain, though it might have been missed on the recorder. My interpretation is that the FE didn't apply TOGO...
15th Sep 2011, 16:48
Replies: 3
Views: 2,110
Posted By ST27

This is perhaps a better link to the report to...

This is perhaps a better link to the report to the UN on the crash:

Links to documents (http://www.un.org/Docs/journal/asp/ws.asp?m=A/5069)

It's available in a number of languages, and is...
14th Sep 2011, 16:34
Replies: 3
Views: 2,110
Posted By ST27

50 Years ago - UN DC-6 - Hammarskjold

Has it really been 50 years since the accident?

The crew had been "on duty" 19 hours when they CFIT on landing. Prior flights during the crisis suggests they were likely very tired. Pundits...
2nd Sep 2011, 13:02
Replies: 201
Views: 121,924
Posted By ST27

Early reports suggested that the two flight...

Early reports suggested that the two flight attendants had survived, but they turned out not to be true. The three survivors were all passengers.

The aircraft was supposedly configured with cargo...
31st Aug 2011, 15:27
Replies: 201
Views: 121,924
Posted By ST27

Site photos

A few photos of some of the debris have been posted in the Canadian TSB web site:

Transportation Safety Board of Canada | A11H0002 | First Air Flight 6560...
22nd Aug 2011, 19:01
Replies: 1,860
Views: 482,022
Posted By ST27

Polish Officers charged by Military Police for negligence

The first charges have been filed against two "senior" officers who were involved with training the crew and arranging the flight details. This follows the dismissal of a dozen high-ranking officers...
22nd Aug 2011, 01:49
Replies: 201
Views: 121,924
Posted By ST27

Maintaining a paved runway on permafrost is quite...

Maintaining a paved runway on permafrost is quite difficult due to frost heaves. It's easier to maintain a gravel strip, particularly for only occasional use. Resolute is a community of only about...
28th Jun 2011, 16:35
Replies: 120
Views: 51,111
Posted By ST27

Just to make a comparison with another...

Just to make a comparison with another transportation industry which has to take safety seriously, consider what would have happened on a railway:

Assuming that the Egyptair flight had passed a...
22nd Jun 2011, 17:28
Replies: 120
Views: 51,111
Posted By ST27

What's LH's policy on aborted takeoffs? Do they...

What's LH's policy on aborted takeoffs? Do they require a mandatory brake inspection after any aborted takeoff, no matter what speed they attain? Do they have a minimum amount of time allowed before...
22nd Jun 2011, 17:25
Replies: 120
Views: 51,111
Posted By ST27

Here is a link to over 500 live ATC feeds,...

Here is a link to over 500 live ATC feeds, provided by enthusiasts from around the world:

All Airport Feeds | Live Air Traffic Control Audio Feeds | LiveATC.net...
22nd Jun 2011, 15:39
Replies: 120
Views: 51,111
Posted By ST27

Respect the media?

There was a post on the AF447 thread asking why the media isn't respected by those in aviation. Here is a perfect example. Yes, it is a story that originated in the New York Post, a publication not...
Forum: Tech Log
1st Jun 2011, 06:50
Replies: 3,435
Views: 1,377,636
Posted By ST27

As a previous post notes, the BEA report says...

As a previous post notes, the BEA report says that the PF pulled the stick back, resulting in the climb. It was not an updraft. Given the time the nose up command was applied, it was likely...
Forum: Tech Log
31st May 2011, 14:55
Replies: 3,435
Views: 1,377,636
Posted By ST27

Who was PF?

A number of news articles have stated that the PF was the relief pilot, who was the youngest of the crew, had the least amount of experience on type (800 hrs), and the least total flying time. If...
Forum: Tech Log
31st May 2011, 14:24
Replies: 3,435
Views: 1,377,636
Posted By ST27

Quote: Quote: The manufacturer...

Quote: Quote:
The manufacturer Thales was well aware of the catastrophic consequences of a failure of the speed sensors as early as 2005. At the time, the French company concluded...
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