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by Passedv1
Fri Dec 07, 2018 10:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest 737 overran runway at BUR
Replies: 231
Views: 35656

Re: Southwest 737 slides off runway at BUR

If I recall my statistics courses, these numbers are so low as a percentage of "possibles" that even 10 for one airline and 1 for another would not be statistically different, so really no conclusion about who has more is really possible/reliable. 10 vs 1 is not that insignificant. If you...

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by Passedv1
Fri Dec 07, 2018 2:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest 737 overran runway at BUR
Replies: 231
Views: 35656

Re: Southwest 737 slides off runway at BUR

Just listen to SWA2420 pilot getting pissy that he can’t push back because of the emergency vehicles behind him 4 minutes after his company just over-ran the damn runway. That is CLASSIC Southwest right there!

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by Passedv1
Fri Nov 30, 2018 5:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Earthquake in Anchorage (PANC)
Replies: 39
Views: 8526

Re: Earthquake PANC

7.2 magnitude 10 NE ANC. Tsunami Warnings issued PNW and Hawaii.

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by Passedv1
Fri Nov 30, 2018 5:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Earthquake in Anchorage (PANC)
Replies: 39
Views: 8526

Re: Earthquake PANC

Tower evacuated.

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by Passedv1
Fri Nov 30, 2018 5:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Earthquake in Anchorage (PANC)
Replies: 39
Views: 8526

Earthquake in Anchorage (PANC)

Major earthquake PANC. 7R just reopened. Talking about evacuating terminal. Airplanes holding.

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by Passedv1
Fri Nov 30, 2018 7:31 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Maximum length/number of instructions/clearances from ATC?
Replies: 25
Views: 2583

Re: Maximum length/number of instructions/clearances from ATC?

You can get away with more if it’s an obvious/common clearance. Fly heading 360, maintain 3,000 until established, cleared ILS 4, maintain 170 knots until the marker, tower at the marker - good day is no problem especially since you just heard the 5 airplanes ahead of you get the exact same clearanc...

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by Passedv1
Fri Nov 30, 2018 7:19 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Can Anyone Identify What Happened on my flight?
Replies: 15
Views: 2222

Re: Can Anyone Identify What Happened on my flight?

Usually the jolt happens when the auto brakes are braking too hard. The pilots didn’t get the brakes off manually so they had to use the switch to deactivate then auto brakes which is often a pretty jolting experience.

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by Passedv1
Wed Nov 28, 2018 11:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska considering joining OW
Replies: 86
Views: 12598

Re: Alaska considering joining OW

What is the difference between being a “OneWorld Member” and being a “OneWorld Connect” member? https://www.oneworld.com/news-information/oneworldnews/-/asset_publisher/QtTQ7EuCzxhd/content/introducing-oneworld-connect-a-new-way-for-airlines-to-link-to-the-world-s-premier-alliance/maximized Thanks ...

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by Passedv1
Wed Nov 28, 2018 11:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska considering joining OW
Replies: 86
Views: 12598

Re: Alaska considering joining OW

What is the difference between being a “OneWorld Member” and being a “OneWorld Connect” member?

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by Passedv1
Wed Nov 21, 2018 8:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA 232 Details
Replies: 38
Views: 8475

Re: UA 232 Details

With all due respect to Capt Haynes, IMHO the real hero was Capt Dennis Fitch, a check airman, who just happened to be going home on that flight. He is the one who came up to cockpit and, on his knees, manipulated the throttles to try and get the plane stable. There is an hour long youtube on him r...

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by Passedv1
Thu Nov 15, 2018 6:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AS Announces long awaited PAE flights on sale now, WN transfers slots to AS
Replies: 143
Views: 18375

Re: AS Announces long awaited PAE flights on sale now

“...the terms of the agreement between Alaska and Southwest regarding Paine Field are confidential, but we can say this – it has absolutely no connection to Dallas Love Field. We’re aware of rumors that gates at Love were somehow involved, but they are unfounded and inaccurate.” The above is from an...

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by Passedv1
Sun Nov 04, 2018 8:32 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Man removed from WestJet flight after falling asleep prior to takeoff.
Replies: 94
Views: 15867

Re: Man removed from WestJet flight after falling asleep prior to takeoff.

I don't know what happened on this flight, however, way too much is being relied upon by these other "medical professionals." As has been stated before you don't know what their background is. The flight crew has no way to verify these people have the knowledge and experience that they are...

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by Passedv1
Fri Nov 02, 2018 8:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lion Air 737MAX8 Crashed Jakarta to Pangkal Pinang
Replies: 2231
Views: 424067

Re: Lion Air 737MAX8 Crashed Jakarta to Pangal Pinang

SO many crashes and incidents lately are in some way related to unreliable airspeed, pitot static failures, etc.. MANY (if not all) have significant issues and failures leading to the events, but aviation safety has always been about removing that "link" in the chain which causes the high...

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by Passedv1
Fri Nov 02, 2018 5:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lion Air 737MAX8 Crashed Jakarta to Pangkal Pinang
Replies: 2231
Views: 424067

Re: Lion Air 737MAX8 Crashed Jakarta to Pangal Pinang

A couple questions: 1) Since the conditions of the prior flight may be able to shed some light on the incident, I'm wondering: will the FDR and CVR have data covering that flight also? 2) There seem to be questions of the accuracy of the ADS-B data; would the plane still have been in primary radar ...

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by Passedv1
Fri Nov 02, 2018 5:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lion Air 737MAX8 Crashed Jakarta to Pangkal Pinang
Replies: 2231
Views: 424067

Re: Lion Air 737MAX8 Crashed Jakarta to Pangal Pinang

A Boeing flight magazine reviews these procedures in summary form (this is not a manual, but a magazine; I'm sure there are more detailed sources available): http://www.boeing.com/commercial/aeromagazine/aero_08/erroneous_textonly.html The accident case studies in the above link (near the bottom of...

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by Passedv1
Wed Oct 17, 2018 5:50 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Why no more Combi's (surely the answer relates to $$$) but:
Replies: 15
Views: 2523

Re: Why no more Combi's (surely the answer relates to $$$) but:

As was burried in recent post, essentially new regulations require a fireproof barrier between the cargo and pax compartments. This practically means a fixed bulk-head, as opposed to a moveable one. This fixed bulkhead makes a combi impractical because since you can’t move the bulk-head you have eit...

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by Passedv1
Fri Oct 05, 2018 2:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Newbie, question regarding repositioning flights
Replies: 26
Views: 3740

Re: Newbie, question regarding repositioning flights

It also depends if they have normal service between the cities since the required security checks, catering, boarding, etc. make it not worth it to sell the flights. Additionally, if there are no passengers there are also no FA’s and often the flight could be operated as a turn (drop off a plane and...

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by Passedv1
Tue Oct 02, 2018 1:44 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Pilots: approaches that remind you how great your job is?
Replies: 34
Views: 3144

Re: Pilots: approaches that remind you how great your job is?

LDA-26 HNL, Any RNAV in South East Alaska.

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by Passedv1
Mon Oct 01, 2018 8:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pilots avoid collision at IAD after controller mistake
Replies: 21
Views: 7392

Re: Pilots avoid collision at IAD after controller mistake

I don't know how ATC works, but surely they are keying these movements into a computer system to help them keep track of some sort right? It would seem rather easy to have that system also be feed data on the real time position of these planes on the airfield and be able to do some rudimentary erro...

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by Passedv1
Fri Sep 21, 2018 4:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta apologizes to Passenger over cops being called.
Replies: 33
Views: 4365

Re: Delta apologizes to Passenger over cops being called.

Where does this belief that people have a right not to be recorded in a public space come from? What do you mean you can't give someone your managers name? That's crazy.

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by Passedv1
Thu Sep 20, 2018 11:27 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Does 737-700 require thrust reverser to be operational
Replies: 22
Views: 2041

Re: Does 737-700 require thrust reverser to be operational

Dispatch with TR inoperative usually has minimal impact in normal operations because performance is not predicated on TR use most of the time.

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by Passedv1
Thu Sep 20, 2018 4:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airline Pilots Indicted for lying on FAA medical application
Replies: 15
Views: 3047

Re: Airline Pilots Indicted for lying on FAA medical applicatiom

Issue isn't pushing mental issues 'underground,' it is that these three pilots falsified an application to the Federal Government. There are consequences for actions and these guys, especially the USAF one, fully understand their are penalties they will pay. I am talking about in the first instance...

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by Passedv1
Thu Sep 20, 2018 1:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airline Pilots Indicted for lying on FAA medical application
Replies: 15
Views: 3047

Airline Pilots Indicted for lying on FAA medical application

https://thepointsguy.com/news/delta-pil ... al-health/

Good idea. Let’s send mental health issues even deeper under-ground.
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https://thepointsguy.com/news/delta-pil ... al-health/

Good idea. Let’s send mental health issues even deeper under-ground.

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by Passedv1
Sat Sep 08, 2018 1:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AS launches SEA-PIT
Replies: 33
Views: 4140

Re: AS launches SEA-PIT

CATIIIevery5yrs wrote:
I remember when PIT had express services. Now it’s an expressed served airport. It’s done.


That's funny.

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by Passedv1
Thu Aug 30, 2018 2:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska Airlines to announce new markets soon
Replies: 631
Views: 64774

Re: Alaska Airlines to announce new markets soon

BoeingGuy wrote:
Three more new destinations or three connect-the-dots routes?



“In the past 18 months we’ve added 38 new West Coast routes, with three more to come this year. “

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by Passedv1
Wed Aug 29, 2018 3:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska Airlines to announce new markets soon
Replies: 631
Views: 64774

Re: Alaska Airlines to announce new markets soon

It's official - SEA-CMH starts March7, 2019 using an AS A320. So the first announcement is out and it's a pretty major one for AS (and for CMH.) It does appear from the source of all this conjecture that the term "new markets" was used so I assume there will be more announcements from AS ...

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by Passedv1
Tue Aug 28, 2018 2:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska Airlines to announce new markets soon
Replies: 631
Views: 64774

Re: Alaska Airlines to announce new markets soon

I read through the thread, I don't think anyone mentioned this but could they take around 10- E175's and base them into LAS? Fly them only to non-southwest markets on a 1x-3x daily basis. You would compete with Allegiant on a few routes but most of those are only 2x per week and don't cater to the ...

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by Passedv1
Fri Aug 24, 2018 7:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Just How Close Was U.S. Airways to Shutting Down in 2004-2005?
Replies: 77
Views: 10722

Re: Just How Close Was U.S. Airways to Shutting Down in 2004-2005?

There was a period when ever major expect CO was on shaky ground. As a safe guard the online travel agencies would plate everything on CO’s 005 ticket stock. Even markets like US flying JAX-CLT or UA DEN-PDX that had nothing to do with CO. As a safety net in case some one ceases operations. It made...

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by Passedv1
Fri Aug 24, 2018 7:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska Airlines to announce new markets soon
Replies: 631
Views: 64774

Re: Alaska Airlines to announce new markets soon

Yes...new market announcements coming soon. No doubt.

SEA-CLT and SFO-CLT is my guess.

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by Passedv1
Tue Aug 21, 2018 11:57 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Multiple aircraft taxing across an active runway at once?
Replies: 22
Views: 2631

Re: Multiple aircraft taxing across an active runway at once?

Having multiple aircraft cross is the normal procedure at busy airports. You allow the arrivals to build up until you got several of them across several taxiways. You pause the departures for a minute and cross everyone then do it again. It is fairly common for ground to issue runway crossings. It i...

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by Passedv1
Sat Aug 18, 2018 1:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Are people allowed to paint their plane in old airline liveries?
Replies: 24
Views: 5211

Re: Are people allowed to paint their plane in old airline liveries?

Is the Pan Am logo being used? I thought that once you stopped using a trademark you no longer had the tm protected.

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by Passedv1
Mon Aug 13, 2018 7:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: QX employee steals and crashes Q400 near SEA
Replies: 705
Views: 96889

Re: AS Employee steals Q400 at SeaTac

Sure...why not? If a plane is not parked nose first at a gate, anybcommercial plane is stealable. Pull the chocks, start the engines and go. Much less likely - you can’t enter a larger plane, much less an A380, without stairs. A Q400 does not need external stairs to get in. With a larger plane, you...

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by Passedv1
Sun Aug 12, 2018 4:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: QX employee steals and crashes Q400 near SEA
Replies: 705
Views: 96889

Re: Updated: AS employee steals and crashes Q400 at SeaTac

If local towers had to push a takeoff lockout release (TOLOR, trademark pending :D ) electronically right before a plane takes the RWY, this could avoid the rogue pilot scenario. If you don’t have said TOLOR, you cannot put the engine power level above x. ... And when the system on-board the aircra...

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by Passedv1
Sun Aug 12, 2018 4:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: QX employee steals and crashes Q400 near SEA
Replies: 705
Views: 96889

Re: Updated: AS employee steals and crashes Q400 at SeaTac

It’s unbelievable to know you don’t need a key or password on the screen to start these birds Try getting into a john deer loader and starting it It’s going nowhere without the four digit code inputted first It seems we could do better than having no security code at all. Entering one code would en...

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by Passedv1
Sat Aug 11, 2018 7:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: QX employee steals and crashes Q400 near SEA
Replies: 705
Views: 96889

Re: Updated: AS employee steals and crashes Q400 at SeaTac

From Alaska Airlines: Update: 11:54 p.m. on Aug. 10, 2018 Alaska Airlines believes a ground service agent employed by Horizon Air was the individual responsible for flying the Horizon Q400 without clearance from Sea-Tac International Airport around 8 p.m. tonight. The plane, which was taken from a m...

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by Passedv1
Sat Aug 11, 2018 5:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: QX employee steals and crashes Q400 near SEA
Replies: 705
Views: 96889

Re: AS Employee steals Q400 at SeaTac

From Alaska Twitter: We've confirmed a Horizon Air Q400 that had an unauthorized takeoff from SeaTac around 8pm has gone down near Ketron Island in Pierce County, WA. We're working to confirm who was on board, we believe there were no guests or crew on board other than the person operating the plane.

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by Passedv1
Fri Aug 10, 2018 8:17 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: V1 question
Replies: 18
Views: 1696

Re: V1 question

I have a question about V1. Let’s say you have an runway of unlimited length. V1 is a calculated speed at which the continue/ don’t continue decision must be made. This is only relavent if you must have room left to stop the plane if you decide not to go. If you have lots of runway you might choose...

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by Passedv1
Mon Aug 06, 2018 5:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Small Plane Crash Near SNA
Replies: 26
Views: 4291

Re: Small Plane Crash Near SNA

Video is long enough to show that the airplane is definitely stalled, the first few frames indicate some rotation so possibly even a little bit of a spin. This happened on a mid-field downwind, which is a where a lot of pilots would start slowing down and configuring.. This is a common spot to lose ...

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by Passedv1
Fri Jul 27, 2018 4:20 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Aer Lingus Fight with NYC ATC
Replies: 42
Views: 8828

Re: Aer Lingus Fight with NYC ATC

I think both did a great job. The airspace around NYC is the busiest in the world and if you don’t get into one of the established flows there is really nowhere to put you. My guess is they had to stop departures off of JFK to make a hole that they could get Aer Lingus in. I think the controller was...

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by Passedv1
Fri Jul 27, 2018 3:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest employee arrested for child vouyerism at work
Replies: 25
Views: 6625

Re: Southwest employee arrested for child vouyerism at work

So if you put a camera in a bathroom that kids “sometimes use” you get arrested and have to stay in jail unless you can come up with 90k bail...BUT if you french kiss a kid that doesn’t want to be kissed, grab her thigh, and cause an entire airplane of people to divert to SEA while trying to get to ...

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by Passedv1
Thu Jul 26, 2018 9:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Airlines Q2 2018 Profit and Margins
Replies: 18
Views: 2613

Re: US Airlines Q2 2018 Profit and Margins

United787 wrote:
What is going on at JetBlue? If you can't make money in this market, what is going to happen when we have a correction or something else?

Spirit isn't looking so hot either?


They are getting ready for the AS-JB merger.

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by Passedv1
Fri Jul 13, 2018 7:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 789
Views: 199843

Re: Boeing 737MAX Production/Delivery Thread 2018

In my estimation, it is looking like Alaska is going to be the last 737 operator actively taking deliveries to get their first Max. True?

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by Passedv1
Fri Jul 06, 2018 6:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's coming to the FAB Air Show?
Replies: 10
Views: 1267

Re: What's coming to the FAB Air Show?

Are we anticipating a 797 announcement from Boeing?

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by Passedv1
Wed Jun 13, 2018 6:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airlines and Corporate Jets
Replies: 90
Views: 9239

Re: Airlines and Corporate Jets

There is - it is called the entire charter/fractional industry. If you are talking about scheduled service then probably not. With the exception of say jfk-BOS or jfk-dca and a few others there really isn’t that much consistent demand between two random points. Operating cost range from $2000 (citat...

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by Passedv1
Sat May 26, 2018 4:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United gets sued for refusing to land for sick passenger
Replies: 87
Views: 10622

Re: United gets sued for refusing to land for sick passenger

This is an airplane full of people. The medical emergency has to be life threatning in order to warrant a diversion, especially on a trans-atlantic flight. Keep the facts the same but change it to a cruise ship. I was on a flight with a diabetic that was having shakes and vomiting with a 400+ blood ...

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by Passedv1
Wed May 23, 2018 4:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA2233 declares emergency.
Replies: 53
Views: 14368

Re: AA2233 declares emergency.

There seems to be a misconception about what it means to have an emergency. It does not have to mean that passengers are facing imminent death. In this particular case it sounds to me like the Captain determined that a landing at PBC was the safest course of action. His declaration of an emergency w...

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by Passedv1
Fri May 11, 2018 1:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will Southwest entry into Hawaii speed up merger discussions of HA with B6
Replies: 72
Views: 7779

Re: Will Southwest entry into Hawaii speed up merger discussions of HA with B6

The issue in Hawaii for the LCC’s is the hotel room cost. If your customer base is too low, it doesn’t matter if you give the tickets away, your customers can’t afford the hotel stay. See Allegiant’s attempt. As far as the CFM short hop issue: I don’t think it will be as much of an issue for SWA as ...

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by Passedv1
Mon Apr 23, 2018 1:45 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Does this takeoff look safe?
Replies: 50
Views: 3643

Re: Does this takeoff look safe?

These kind of posts are the reason Airliners remains an internet joke. What do you mean? These kinds of arguments are both hilarious and frustrating at the same time because when a similar question is asked a pilot will more often than not come on and say that the incident in question is not a big ...

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by Passedv1
Sun Apr 22, 2018 4:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN 1380 LGA-DAL emergency landing at PHL, 1 fatality
Replies: 720
Views: 119547

Re: WN 1380 LGA-DAL emergency landing at PHL, 1 fatality

As far as why 2 engine depress is usually more critical than 1 engine depress it is 100% because of more fuel burn with both engines. That being said, this is a very marginal “more” as in a 0-1 % difference. It is probably fair to say that the 2 engine depress and the 1 engine depress are “about the...

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