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16th Aug 2019, 17:15
Replies: 58
Views: 50,260
Posted By deptrai

From what I understood, to recapitulate, as a...

From what I understood, to recapitulate, as a faraway spectator, CAAC demanded CX staff to be punished for voicing their opinions...and whatever the merits of CX management, they may not have been...
25th Dec 2016, 16:37
Replies: 486
Views: 527,056
Posted By deptrai

I vaguely remembered Russian authorities...

I vaguely remembered Russian authorities recommended to retire the tu 154M, and found a reference here:
...
25th Jun 2016, 12:18
Replies: 5
Views: 11,299
Posted By deptrai

A close friend of me works for the Vietnamese SAR...

A close friend of me works for the Vietnamese SAR organization, currently at a maritime rescue coordination centre. They're dedicated professionals whom I respect deeply; he spent a year with HM...
24th Apr 2016, 23:21
Replies: 82
Views: 37,406
Posted By deptrai

3 days of single pilot operations, with 20 minute...

3 days of single pilot operations, with 20 minute controlled naps. Testing the limits of human performance as much as tech aspects.
Forum: Freight Dogs
15th Feb 2016, 16:20
Replies: 0
Views: 2,423
Posted By deptrai

news: a/c held back in Zimbabwe due do dead body...

Edit: sorry, posted here already http://www.pprune.org/rumours-news/574744-plane-money-dead-body.html mods feel free to delete my post.


Zimbabwe seizes plane with dead body and cash on board -...
13th Feb 2016, 12:29
Replies: 118
Views: 14,858
Posted By deptrai

I hadn't heard anything about an inquiry into...

I hadn't heard anything about an inquiry into this yet...edit: I just did a quick search, there was a statement, "avoidable human error", compounded by "process failures" and "equipment...
30th Jan 2016, 10:44
Replies: 53
Views: 22,671
Posted By deptrai

I find similarities equally interesting as...

I find similarities equally interesting as differences...if you compare the 737 Max and A350 (same generation) flight deck, there are a few: the big screens, the "mouse" or camel hump for lack of a...
Forum: Tech Log
2nd Jan 2016, 21:58
Replies: 292
Views: 36,238
Posted By deptrai

Langewiesche's article is from 2014 and has...

Langewiesche's article is from 2014 and has probably been posted a few times. This is nitpicking, but somewhere he suggests that electromechanical gauges were replaced with flat panels, which is...
Forum: Tech Log
26th Dec 2015, 09:41
Replies: 13
Views: 3,436
Posted By deptrai

787 displays GPS alt on the on the PFD altimeter...

787 displays GPS alt on the on the PFD altimeter tapes if pressure altitude is lost - maybe the 777 software update will do just that?

(just like the 787 will also display airspeed computed from...
15th Dec 2015, 08:24
Replies: 0
Views: 3,116
Posted By deptrai

final report - Swiss 2140 EXCESS CAB ALT

Eng 1 bleed air inop and closed (non etops MEL), crossbleed open. A faulty fan air thermostat then caused excessive temperature in bleed 2 and the valve closed.

Several requests to descend, pan...
7th Nov 2015, 14:23
Replies: 53
Views: 19,267
Posted By deptrai

Rossy flew Mirage, Tigers, and Hunters, 747...not...

Rossy flew Mirage, Tigers, and Hunters, 747...not sure what he currently flies for Swiss, but he is definitely a qualified, professional pilot, well aware of risks and more than familiar with...
1st Nov 2015, 19:29
Replies: 2,082
Views: 2,285,940
Posted By deptrai

Honestly I can't think of anything less...

Honestly I can't think of anything less transparent than a joint Russian-Egyptian investigation

I have enough faith in Russian investigators. You can say what you want about Russians, but they...
1st Nov 2015, 10:20
Replies: 7
Views: 7,516
Posted By deptrai

it would not be difficult to feed any fake data...

it would not be difficult to feed any fake data you want and there is no way we are able to judge the validity of data
Obviously FR24 and similar networks/sites have their limitations, which are...
Forum: Tech Log
30th Oct 2015, 12:15
Replies: 205
Views: 29,913
Posted By deptrai

I think we will soon see more automation, like...

I think we will soon see more automation, like TCAS RA integration with flight automation (already exists, eg in Bristows EC225).

True "artificial intelligence" is on the US Navy wish list for...
27th Oct 2015, 14:01
Replies: 17
Views: 6,109
Posted By deptrai

re the liquid screening debate - there's people...

re the liquid screening debate - there's people here who know much more about airport security than me - so here's a serious question from a naive soul: if we have to discard (most) liquids because...
Forum: Tech Log
26th Oct 2015, 20:16
Replies: 18
Views: 4,045
Posted By deptrai

Fascinating idea. simply datalink...the word...

Fascinating idea. simply datalink...the word datalink also made me think of peer-to-peer networking, to overcome current satellite bandwidth cost, data could (theoretically) be transmitted from...
24th Oct 2015, 23:08
Replies: 118
Views: 14,858
Posted By deptrai

the US pretty much immediately paid compensation...

the US pretty much immediately paid compensation to the families of deceased civilians. Along with President Obama calling MSF to apologize, I think that says a lot. Long before the ongoing...
Forum: Tech Log
24th Oct 2015, 09:32
Replies: 18
Views: 4,045
Posted By deptrai

You're flying ETOPS over the Ocean Is it...

You're flying ETOPS over the Ocean

Is it possible to get basic weather data via ground support? [...]with some development effort a data feed could be made into a viable backup.

...like,...
Forum: Tech Log
22nd Oct 2015, 17:01
Replies: 13
Views: 4,882
Posted By deptrai

also have a look at...

also have a look at https://www.google.com/patents/US5722620
Forum: Tech Log
22nd Oct 2015, 16:02
Replies: 13
Views: 4,882
Posted By deptrai

What wiggy said. and to spell it out, there's...

What wiggy said. and to spell it out, there's Bank angle protection, Turn compensation, Stall and overspeed protection, Pitch control and stability augmentation, Thrust asymmetry compensation.
...
22nd Oct 2015, 11:23
Replies: 17
Views: 6,109
Posted By deptrai

A common, but lazy and poorly thought out...

A common, but lazy and poorly thought out statement.

in my humble opinion, Israel has the best airport security in the world. They're not obsessed with catching yoghurts, instead they use highly...
21st Oct 2015, 10:32
Replies: 17
Views: 6,109
Posted By deptrai

It was a customs, not immigration. Since it's a...

It was a customs, not immigration. Since it's a European airport, there's no immigration for the Schengen area. You can backpedal from the baggage claim area to anywhere in the transit area. This...
20th Oct 2015, 17:04
Replies: 17
Views: 6,109
Posted By deptrai

Herod, I "lost" my bag outside the sterile area,...

Herod, I "lost" my bag outside the sterile area, but to reclaim it, I was forced to get into the supposedly sterile area, without any checks, "to clear customs". I'll be happy to demonstrate this to...
20th Oct 2015, 15:41
Replies: 17
Views: 6,109
Posted By deptrai

sterile airside areas at airports

Dead tired, I left my bag unattended for a few seconds, in a quiet corner of the arrival area, while I was checking my phone, after I had cleared customs. 2 police officers took the bag away, it took...
19th Oct 2015, 19:57
Replies: 1
Views: 2,963
Posted By deptrai

Pilot returned to Switzerland a few days ago,...

Pilot returned to Switzerland a few days ago, bruised by the bang seat. Hope he'll fly again. M.H., experienced fast jet pilot, Fighter Squadron 18, field officer, spare pilot on the PC-7 team (a...
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