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9th Jul 2021, 18:03
Replies: 8
Views: 5,964
Posted By Joe_K

The reports for the similar accident 2 years ago...

The reports for the similar accident 2 years ago state "SHK calculated that the aircraft was probably overweight at takeoff with a centre of gravity (cg) aft of the permitted limit". AFAIK the DHC-2T...
6th Jul 2021, 08:57
Replies: 21
Views: 14,215
Posted By Joe_K

AP saying "The plane was on approach for landing...

AP saying "The plane was on approach for landing when contact was lost about 10 kilometers (six miles) away from Palana’s airport." Source:...
Forum: Questions
1st Mar 2021, 07:58
Replies: 40
Views: 47,308
Posted By Joe_K

We know this much: "the flaw arose when “software...

We know this much: "the flaw arose when “software notification designed to alert when a shim exceeded the maximum thickness per engineering specifications was not being used.”"

From...
11th Jan 2021, 20:08
Replies: 11
Views: 1,412
Posted By Joe_K

To quote Apple themselves: "A folder with a...

To quote Apple themselves: "A folder with a flashing question mark means that your startup disk is no longer available or doesn't contain a working Mac operating system."

When doing the Internet...
Forum: Rotorheads
1st Jan 2021, 09:00
Replies: 25
Views: 9,687
Posted By Joe_K

FWIW the local fire service is quoted in the...

FWIW the local fire service is quoted in the local media as saying "we assume the rotor blades touched the ground during the landing approach".
9th Dec 2020, 09:43
Replies: 39
Views: 12,261
Posted By Joe_K

This is from an IATA press release:...

This is from an IATA press release: https://www.iata.org/en/pressroom/pr/2020-09-09-01/

"Just providing a single dose to 7.8 billion people would fill 8,000 747 cargo aircraft."
15th Sep 2020, 15:50
Replies: 26
Views: 12,195
Posted By Joe_K

Image is from Shutterstock (can be found here:...

Image is from Shutterstock (can be found here: https://www.shutterstock.com/image-photo/military-silhouettes-soldiers-airforce-against-backdrop-400783420) and was uploaded there by a guy named Артур...
14th Sep 2020, 09:06
Replies: 156
Views: 108,088
Posted By Joe_K

"The manufacturing process uses laser measurement...

"The manufacturing process uses laser measurement to precisely align the barrel sections and to predict the size of any shims needed. Kowal said the flaw arose when “software notification designed to...
20th Jul 2020, 05:40
Replies: 59
Views: 29,114
Posted By Joe_K

On the bottom of page 30 it says "Le CDB confirme...

On the bottom of page 30 it says "Le CDB confirme avoir fait part de cet événement, par «Air Safety Report» et par téléphone, au management de RAM EXPRESS en tant qu’impact d’oiseau,...
6th Jul 2020, 09:27
Replies: 43
Views: 30,653
Posted By Joe_K

There's social media footage showing a seemingly...

There's social media footage showing a seemingly intact jet stood in the middle of the road, with the cabin on fire. Leads me to think the aircraft made a controlled landing, prior to catching fire.
1st Dec 2019, 06:54
Replies: 50
Views: 31,945
Posted By Joe_K

What do you expect at 06:45 on a Sunday? Intern...

What do you expect at 06:45 on a Sunday? Intern messed up and pulled a mislabelled photo from the database. Should be rectified once a grownup wakes up.
11th Aug 2019, 20:22
Replies: 13
Views: 12,469
Posted By Joe_K

You are sure that a gas-fired power station in...

You are sure that a gas-fired power station in Bedfordshire and a windfarm in the North Sea off the Yorkshire coast going offline at the same time were caused by a thunderstorm over Newcastle...
9th Aug 2019, 19:19
Replies: 13
Views: 12,469
Posted By Joe_K

They're quoting a statement from one of the power...

They're quoting a statement from one of the power companies, referring to a "generator" on the National Grid. Or in regular English: a power station.

EDIT: the power station in question appears to...
5th Aug 2019, 11:12
Replies: 104
Views: 84,050
Posted By Joe_K

That's the definition of a functional alcoholic....

That's the definition of a functional alcoholic. Worse performance when sober due to alcohol withdrawal syndrome.
20th Jul 2019, 23:07
Replies: 27
Views: 23,133
Posted By Joe_K

"Airbus has revealed a hybrid-electric 80-seat...

"Airbus has revealed a hybrid-electric 80-seat airliner design – with "feathered" wing and tail structures mimicking an eagle or falcon.

However, the 1m (3ft)-long model, dubbed Bird of Prey, is...
5th Jul 2019, 20:31
Replies: 36
Views: 14,675
Posted By Joe_K

TCAS FAN CAA even have a webpage on this:...

TCAS FAN


CAA even have a webpage on this: https://www.caa.co.uk/Commercial-industry/Aircraft/Unmanned-aircraft/Large-unmanned-aircraft/

"Unlike small drones, unmanned aircraft with an...
2nd Jul 2019, 12:23
Replies: 63
Views: 67,347
Posted By Joe_K

The clue is in the second sentence of the report:...

The clue is in the second sentence of the report: "The BEA represents France, State of Operator, State of Registry and State of Design of the aircraft."
Politics...
EDIT: also striking when reading...
24th Jun 2019, 07:38
Replies: 17
Views: 10,854
Posted By Joe_K

Article says "she fell asleep in a row of seats...

Article says "she fell asleep in a row of seats on a nearly empty flight". Somehow makes it sound as if she was not in a seated position during landing...
23rd Jun 2019, 21:52
Replies: 80
Views: 55,230
Posted By Joe_K

Seriously? From a journalism point of view that's...

Seriously? From a journalism point of view that's what the story is: people in Essex and Cambridgeshire heard a loud bang and rang the police to complain. Just like they always complain when they...
3rd Jun 2019, 07:53
Replies: 44
Views: 37,707
Posted By Joe_K

It is literally the first thing you see when you...

It is literally the first thing you see when you open the FAA website. With the heading "FAA Updates on Boeing 737 MAX"...
17th May 2019, 11:19
Replies: 6
Views: 3,941
Posted By Joe_K

I thought the existing 4 aircraft would remain in...

I thought the existing 4 aircraft would remain in VIE and the "new base" in AMS was 3 aircraft and 7 routes which they are taking over from their parent Vueling?
13th May 2019, 08:35
Replies: 39
Views: 19,296
Posted By Joe_K

Jealous husband/boyfriend? Initial impact seems...

Jealous husband/boyfriend? Initial impact seems to be aimed at the cockpit area...
7th May 2019, 13:43
Replies: 483
Views: 986,268
Posted By Joe_K

The question is: why do airlines encourage PAX to...

The question is: why do airlines encourage PAX to bring as much crap as possible into the cabin. "To generate revenue" can't be the answer, as quite a bit of the hand luggage then goes into the hold,...
13th Mar 2019, 06:39
Replies: 5,120
Views: 10,808,338
Posted By Joe_K

And that, ladies and gentlemen, is complete...

And that, ladies and gentlemen, is complete bullshit. Porsche only built the 911 from 1963 until 1989. The model that is sold today under the marketing designation 911 has zero commonality (other...
10th Mar 2019, 14:07
Replies: 27
Views: 36,259
Posted By Joe_K

[/LEFT] Randomly clicking the first link on...

[/LEFT]
Randomly clicking the first link on Google about this yields:
"Un porte-parole d'Air France à Paris joint par l'AFP a précisé que "Techniquement , c'est ce qu'on appelle un pompage...
24th Jan 2019, 15:09
Replies: 16
Views: 12,073
Posted By Joe_K

It's a thing in Japanese culture. Taxi drivers...

It's a thing in Japanese culture. Taxi drivers wear white gloves, police officers wear white gloves, the UPS delivery guy wears white gloves. Seems to be associated with a perception of...
14th Jan 2019, 15:15
Replies: 80
Views: 25,069
Posted By Joe_K

Unlikely indeed, since the article states: ...

Unlikely indeed, since the article states:
"'The co-pilot came and sat with us on the floor and said he just wanted to thank us for our co-operation and understanding. He said that how calm we were...
12th Jan 2019, 10:12
Replies: 65
Views: 70,388
Posted By Joe_K

"(d) Aircraft flew approximately ninety-three...

"(d) Aircraft flew approximately ninety-three hours after" the 10,004 hours, so the blade would have had 10,097 hours at time of failure.
23rd Dec 2018, 19:55
Replies: 1,178
Views: 754,715
Posted By Joe_K

Thanks. Hefty tariff: "A person who commits an...

Thanks. Hefty tariff: "A person who commits an offence under this section is liable on conviction on indictment to imprisonment for life." Has there ever been a conviction under this?
23rd Dec 2018, 16:08
Replies: 1,178
Views: 754,715
Posted By Joe_K

The reporting was that the Crawley couple were...

The reporting was that the Crawley couple were "detained on suspicion of disrupting services of civil aviation aerodrome to endanger or likely to endanger safety of operations or persons". Not sure...
22nd Dec 2018, 22:56
Replies: 1,178
Views: 754,715
Posted By Joe_K

How sophisticated a drone are we talking about?...

How sophisticated a drone are we talking about? Drones have an "Inertial Measurement Unit" which is what they use to stabilize themselves. If you have one of the bigger aerial work drones which are...
22nd Dec 2018, 14:10
Replies: 1,178
Views: 754,715
Posted By Joe_K

Legitimate commercial users will have a PfCO...

Legitimate commercial users will have a PfCO (Permission for Commercial Operations) issued by the CAA as per ANO 2016 and CAP 722, and will have had their remote pilot competence assessed and been...
16th Dec 2018, 21:47
Replies: 170
Views: 209,742
Posted By Joe_K

ITAR is what I meant by "leaving politics aside"....

ITAR is what I meant by "leaving politics aside". Leaving ITAR aside, what would they learn technologically from having access to 737Max8 spares and tools during an engine change which they haven't...
16th Dec 2018, 19:51
Replies: 170
Views: 209,742
Posted By Joe_K

So what? AFAIK Iranian airlines are operating a...

So what? AFAIK Iranian airlines are operating a number of Airbus A320 and A330, and have operated 727, 737 and 747 in the past. Politics aside, what difference would getting their hands on 737 spares...
1st Dec 2018, 18:07
Replies: 85
Views: 52,384
Posted By Joe_K

So what does result in the loss of all comms,...

So what does result in the loss of all comms, plus fuel dumping for good measure? And what else would they have lost on top of this, which wasn't reported?
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