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2nd Jun 2020, 18:57
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Posted By Dan_Brown

Hang on a moment please. What makes you think...

Hang on a moment please. What makes you think they may have been looking out the windows? I've seen very experienced crews, a lot with pigmentation issues, flying along with the windows covered with...
30th May 2020, 00:59
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Posted By Dan_Brown

Sometimes I'm amused, sometimes I'm concerned,...

Sometimes I'm amused, sometimes I'm concerned, when someone suggests they LEARNT to fly on whatever A/C. The word learnt, is past tense. It gives the impression, after one learnt, there is no more...
29th May 2020, 08:29
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Posted By Dan_Brown

Auto throttles have have a lot to answer for,...

Auto throttles have have a lot to answer for, more so when the throttles dont move with power change.
They are just one more thing to take the "P/F" out of the loop.
28th May 2020, 15:47
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Posted By Dan_Brown

Without being critical of crew or company, i did...

Without being critical of crew or company, i did notice during that clip, the Captain wasn't using a five point harness. 4 points were used. In a deceleration that buckle will ride up above the...
27th May 2020, 14:54
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Posted By Dan_Brown

I am very interested to see the CVR transcript. ...

I am very interested to see the CVR transcript.

Also the autopsy report/results of the two pilots, may make very interesting reading
27th May 2020, 11:15
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Posted By Dan_Brown

An exellent post indeed. Well done. In...

An exellent post indeed. Well done.

In essence we have produced a load of robots who aren't able to think, leave alone outside the box.
27th May 2020, 10:29
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Posted By Dan_Brown

If I knew i was going to die because of the...

If I knew i was going to die because of the actions or inactions of the PF and he or she ignored my requests to stop what they were doing. If they still didn't relinquish control I would then be...
27th May 2020, 08:52
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Posted By Dan_Brown

Are you implying, that like the engines, if the...

Are you implying, that like the engines, if the crew run out of lubricant or liquid, they cease to function correctly??
If so, that is preposterous!!
26th May 2020, 22:13
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Posted By Dan_Brown

Too many vested interests in those boxes. Not all...

Too many vested interests in those boxes. Not all are for the safety of aviation.
26th May 2020, 18:10
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Posted By Dan_Brown

Maybe time to get rid of the pilots. Or keep them...

Maybe time to get rid of the pilots. Or keep them in the cockpit but just monitor, or intervene when the automatics fail.

With the degree of automation in aircraft these days, coupled/interfaced...
26th May 2020, 11:01
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Posted By Dan_Brown

Someone mentioned the airline involved, maybe...

Someone mentioned the airline involved, maybe blacklisted from European skies. Don't put money on that or hold your breath.
25th May 2020, 19:44
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Posted By Dan_Brown

Agree. This is one way we learn. That is by...

Agree.

This is one way we learn. That is by the mistakes of others. If we are deprived of any of the information, gleaned from an investigation, we ALL loose out.

By with holding this...
25th May 2020, 19:21
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Posted By Dan_Brown

Careful... The real problem in certain parts...

Careful...

The real problem in certain parts of the world and certain cultures, people are not selected on merit!!

Nepotism raises it's ugly head in all countries of course, somewhere along the...
25th May 2020, 15:08
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Posted By Dan_Brown

I am of the opinion a false G/S (6degs) was...

I am of the opinion a false G/S (6degs) was captured, locked onto and flown all the way to the r/w. Being "established" gave a false sense of security.

If the FAF Dis and height were checked this...
25th May 2020, 07:17
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Posted By Dan_Brown

The technology is there now, for no pilots....

The technology is there now, for no pilots. However it doesn't have much passenger appeal at present. After this, pilotless aircraft may have more appeal.

A pilotless a/c was flown direct, from...
24th May 2020, 17:02
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Posted By Dan_Brown

IMHO the ONLY RELIABLE INDICATION that...

IMHO the ONLY RELIABLE INDICATION

that should be looked at and followed

is an INCREASE in ALTITUDE ON the ALTIMETER,

which confirms a ”POSITIVE CLIMB !”
24th May 2020, 08:44
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Posted By Dan_Brown

What are ICAO Doing about certain issues that may...

What are ICAO Doing about certain issues that may or may not relevant to this accident. When i operated in an A**** country years ago, we had to be cleared by the company Dr. to fly. For example, If...
24th May 2020, 08:24
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Posted By Dan_Brown

Probably a contributing factor in itself. Sure it...

Probably a contributing factor in itself. Sure it wasn't 2 trainers together?
23rd May 2020, 19:15
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Posted By Dan_Brown

Calling in with established, on the ILS with the...

Calling in with established, on the ILS with the height and distance stated, reecks of a false G/S of course. 6degs and 1.5degs.
23rd May 2020, 11:43
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Posted By Dan_Brown

I could not agree with you more! Well put.

I could not agree with you more! Well put.
23rd May 2020, 11:36
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Posted By Dan_Brown

Without upsetting anyone, it looks to me like...

Without upsetting anyone, it looks to me like crew incapasitation, as a contributing factor somewhere during the flight.

I don't know about the Airbus, however it seems to me the airbus...
22nd May 2020, 12:04
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Posted By Dan_Brown

I refused to strap my backside to any aircraft of...

I refused to strap my backside to any aircraft of a Ramadan observing airline, during the holy month.

Not suggesting that fasting was the cause or a contributing factor, in this tragedy.

If...
21st May 2020, 12:43
Replies: 18
Views: 2,836
Posted By Dan_Brown

A max rate (steep turn) in a high performance...

A max rate (steep turn) in a high performance aircrft, at a good speed, you're on the pre stall "nibble" all the way round. The turn doesn't have to be level. I.E. maintaning altitude.

Same with a...
20th May 2020, 19:56
Replies: 18
Views: 2,836
Posted By Dan_Brown

Agree with Dar above. Two offences in that...

Agree with Dar above.

Two offences in that youtube video. Unauthorised low flying and aerobatics in a "non aerobatic" a/c.

The problem i have with the aerobatics, is this. Even a loop, flown...
20th May 2020, 17:10
Replies: 10
Views: 4,166
Posted By Dan_Brown

Any operator worth it's salt, will have all bases...

Any operator worth it's salt, will have all bases covered, probably by an "agent", long before the flight even leaves the ground. The crew should be given cash, to tie up any loose ends down route,...
Forum: Jet Blast
20th May 2020, 07:35
Replies: 36
Views: 4,899
Posted By Dan_Brown

Yes well deserved. I salute you, Tom.

Yes well deserved. I salute you, Tom.
Forum: Jet Blast
20th May 2020, 07:07
Replies: 36
Views: 4,899
Posted By Dan_Brown

It seems to me part of the criterion is to be a...

It seems to me part of the criterion is to be a multi millionaire. I hope Dear old Tom doesn't get one. The whole thing is a joke.
19th May 2020, 23:14
Replies: 10
Views: 4,166
Posted By Dan_Brown

Serves the operator right. They have needlessly...

Serves the operator right. They have needlessly risked the crews health, for profit. I only have sympathy for the crew,

Nigeria was a sh#t hole years ago. What the place is like now i shudder to...
Forum: Jet Blast
19th May 2020, 11:07
Replies: 27
Views: 4,088
Posted By Dan_Brown

I would think the weapons are in place already,...

I would think the weapons are in place already, and set to go. Seems silly to me to inform your enemies and potentual potential enemies, of your intensions.
17th May 2020, 20:56
Replies: 16
Views: 7,818
Posted By Dan_Brown

When you are present in a country, that you don't...

When you are present in a country, that you don't hold a passport for, you are a guest. Behave like a guest. That means obeying the rules.
17th May 2020, 20:37
Replies: 10
Views: 7,134
Posted By Dan_Brown

It's not a crime to have an accident but it is a...

It's not a crime to have an accident but it is a crime to "run out of fuel", in most cases.
Forum: Jet Blast
15th May 2020, 15:54
Replies: 53
Views: 6,684
Posted By Dan_Brown

Well i have blond hair and it's a nuisance when...

Well i have blond hair and it's a nuisance when I'm wearing my shirts. So much so I've shaved my hair off.
14th May 2020, 19:40
Replies: 15
Views: 4,115
Posted By Dan_Brown

As said above, Africa not too much chance. Apart...

As said above, Africa not too much chance. Apart from MAF, there will be work permit problems. SE Asia, there is Susi Air. However there maybe a long que.
Forum: Jet Blast
13th May 2020, 09:11
Replies: 53
Views: 6,684
Posted By Dan_Brown

There is a problem with corruption in the police...

There is a problem with corruption in the police and law in general.

Let me try and clarify. Any outfit of repute when an applicant is questioned, in writing. Do you belong to any clubs,...
Forum: Jet Blast
13th May 2020, 01:17
Replies: 53
Views: 6,684
Posted By Dan_Brown

Seems fair enough to me.

Seems fair enough to me.
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