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MH370 Malaysia Airlines B772 Missing Enroute KUL-PEK Part 38

Thu Mar 20, 2014 1:19 am

Due to length part 37 was locked for further contributions. Please feel free to continue your discussion in part 38:


MH370 Malaysia Airlines B772 Missing Enroute KUL-PEK Part 1 (by Longhornmaniac Mar 7 2014 in Civil Aviation)

MH370 Malaysia Airlines B772 Missing Enroute KUL-PEK Part 2 (by LipeGIG Mar 7 2014 in Civil Aviation)

MH370 Malaysia Airlines B772 Missing Enroute KUL-PEK Part 3 (by SA7700 Mar 8 2014 in Civil Aviation)

MH370 Malaysia Airlines B772 Missing Enroute KUL-PEK Part 4 (by SA7700 Mar 8 2014 in Civil Aviation)

MH370 Malaysia Airlines B772 Missing Enroute KUL-PEK Part 5 (by SA7700 Mar 8 2014 in Civil Aviation)

MH370 Malaysia Airlines B772 Missing Enroute KUL-PEK Part 6 (by SA7700 Mar 9 2014 in Civil Aviation)

MH370 Malaysia Airlines B772 Missing Enroute KUL-PEK Part 7 (by SA7700 Mar 9 2014 in Civil Aviation)

MH370 Malaysia Airlines B772 Missing Enroute KUL-PEK Part 8 (by jetblueguy22 Mar 9 2014 in Civil Aviation)

MH370 Malaysia Airlines B772 Missing Enroute KUL-PEK Part 9 (by SA7700 Mar 10 2014 in Civil Aviation)

MH370 Malaysia Airlines B772 Missing Enroute KUL-PEK Part 10 (by SA7700 Mar 10 2014 in Civil Aviation)

MH370 Malaysia Airlines B772 Missing Enroute KUL-PEK Part 11 (by jetblueguy22 Mar 10 2014 in Civil Aviation)

MH370 Malaysia Airlines B772 Missing Enroute KUL-PEK Part 12 (by SA7700 Mar 10 2014 in Civil Aviation)

MH370 Malaysia Airlines B772 Missing Enroute KUL-PEK Part 13 (by SA7700 Mar 11 2014 in Civil Aviation)

MH370 Malaysia Airlines B772 Missing Enroute KUL-PEK Part 14 (by SA7700 Mar 11 2014 in Civil Aviation)

MH370 Malaysia Airlines B772 Missing Enroute KUL-PEK Part 15 (by jetblueguy22 Mar 11 2014 in Civil Aviation)

MH370 Malaysia Airlines B772 Missing Enroute KUL-PEK Part 16 (by SA7700 Mar 12 2014 in Civil Aviation)

MH370 Malaysia Airlines B772 Missing Enroute KUL-PEK Part 17 (by 777ER Mar 12 2014 in Civil Aviation)

MH370 Malaysia Airlines B772 Missing Enroute KUL-PEK Part 18 (by jetblueguy22 Mar 12 2014 in Civil Aviation)

MH370 Malaysia Airlines B772 Missing Enroute KUL-PEK Part 19 (by SA7700 Mar 13 2014 in Civil Aviation)

MH370 Malaysia Airlines B772 Missing Enroute KUL-PEK Part 20 (by SA7700 Mar 13 2014 in Civil Aviation)

MH370 Malaysia Airlines B772 Missing Enroute KUL-PEK Part 21 (by SA7700 Mar 13 2014 in Civil Aviation)

MH370 Malaysia Airlines B772 Missing Enroute KUL-PEK Part 22 (by SA7700 Mar 13 2014 in Civil Aviation)

MH370 Malaysia Airlines B772 Missing Enroute KUL-PEK Part 23 (by SA7700 Mar 14 2014 in Civil Aviation)

MH370 Malaysia Airlines B772 Missing Enroute KUL-PEK Part 24 (by SA7700 Mar 14 2014 in Civil Aviation)

MH370 Malaysia Airlines B772 Missing Enroute KUL-PEK Part 25 (by SA7700 Mar 14 2014 in Civil Aviation)

MH370 Malaysia Airlines B772 Missing Enroute KUL-PEK Part 26 (by SA7700 Mar 15 2014 in Civil Aviation)

MH370 Malaysia Airlines B772 Missing Enroute KUL-PEK Part 27 (by SA7700 Mar 15 2014 in Civil Aviation)

MH370 Malaysia Airlines B772 Missing Enroute KUL-PEK Part 28 (by jetblueguy22 Mar 15 2014 in Civil Aviation)

MH370 Malaysia Airlines B772 Missing Enroute KUL-PEK Part 29 (by SA7700 Mar 16 2014 in Civil Aviation)

MH370 Malaysia Airlines B772 Missing Enroute KUL-PEK Part 30 (by SA7700 Mar 16 2014 in Civil Aviation)

MH370 Malaysia Airlines B772 Missing Enroute KUL-PEK Part 31 (by jetblueguy22 Mar 16 2014 in Civil Aviation)

MH370 Malaysia Airlines B772 Missing Enroute KUL-PEK Part 32 (by ManuCH Mar 17 2014 in Civil Aviation)

MH370 Malaysia Airlines B772 Missing Enroute KUL-PEK Part 33 (by jetblueguy22 Mar 17 2014 in Civil Aviation)

MH370 Malaysia Airlines B772 Missing Enroute KUL-PEK Part 34 (by SA7700 Mar 18 2014 in Civil Aviation)

MH370 Malaysia Airlines B772 Missing Enroute KUL-PEK Part 35 (by SA7700 Mar 18 2014 in Civil Aviation)

MH370 Malaysia Airlines B772 Missing Enroute KUL-PEK Part 36 (by jetblueguy22 Mar 18 2014 in Civil Aviation)

MH370 Malaysia Airlines B772 Missing Enroute KUL-PEK Part 37 (by SA7700 Mar 19 2014 in Civil Aviation)

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**** ADDITIONAL NEWS REPORTS ****

MH370: search for missing Malaysia Airlines plane extended to southern Indian Ocean

Najib's full press statement on MH370

Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370: What we know so far

MISSING MH370: Timeline

Flight MH370: Police focus on pilots as search for airliner goes on - live updates

Flight MH370: New timeline casts doubt on pilot deception theory

MISSING MH370: ACARS cannot be disabled

MISSING MH370: Search for missing aircraft above politics: Hishamuddin


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RE: MH370 Malaysia Airlines B772 Missing Enroute KUL-PEK Part 38

Thu Mar 20, 2014 1:22 am

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RE: MH370 Malaysia Airlines B772 Missing Enroute KUL-PEK Part 38

Thu Mar 20, 2014 1:24 am

Was just pondering:

Does Diego Garcia have a mobile phone/cellphone network. If not might explain why no passengers have been able to make contact............

(if that particular theory were true)
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RE: MH370 Malaysia Airlines B772 Missing Enroute KUL-PEK Part 38

Thu Mar 20, 2014 1:25 am

Quoting gulfstream650 (Reply 2):
Was just pondering:

Does Diego Garcia have a mobile phone/cellphone network. If not might explain why no passengers have been able to make contact............

(if that particular theory were true)

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RE: MH370 Malaysia Airlines B772 Missing Enroute KUL-PEK Part 38

Thu Mar 20, 2014 1:29 am

Quoting AVENSAB727 (Reply 1):
A glimmer of Hope!!

http://www.emirates247.com/news/stud...0-on-satellite-2014-03-19-1.542241

1. We've already talked about that pic a few threads ago.
2. It doesn't look like a 777.
3. It is probably a plane in flight.
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RE: MH370 Malaysia Airlines B772 Missing Enroute KUL-PEK Part 38

Thu Mar 20, 2014 1:31 am

Quoting AVENSAB727 (Reply 1):

3 or 4 days old.
 
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RE: MH370 Malaysia Airlines B772 Missing Enroute KUL-PEK Part 38

Thu Mar 20, 2014 1:35 am

From mercure1 in the last thread:

"The latest bloomberg article has the following: "The Boeing 777 was carrying 49.1 metric tons (54.1 tons) of fuel when it departed Kuala Lumpur, for a total takeoff weight of 223.5 tons, according to Subang Jaya-based Malaysian Air."

Based on my own calculations, this would give it apprx 8hrs (480min) total range for this aircrafts vintage, climbing and then flying along at M.84/485TAS @ Opt FLs.
TOW 223.5t
ZFW ~ 174.4t (payload ~25.4t)
OFF fuel 49.1t

The 777-200ER T892 will burn apprx 6.1t per hour on avg, at those wts and FLs.

VAMPI would likely be reach 82min after takeoff, via the DCT PIBOS R208 IGARI DCT VAMPI routing.
398min (6.6hrs) range from VAMPI @ 485KTAS = 3217nm . Heck thats almost to the Kerguelen Islands."



@ mercure1 - If correct, that is the info some of us have been waiting for! It is just amazing how long it took to release it as it would have been easy to access for MAS.
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RE: MH370 Malaysia Airlines B772 Missing Enroute KUL-PEK Part 38

Thu Mar 20, 2014 1:49 am

Breaking: India has just been given specific coordinates to search by Malaysia.
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RE: MH370 Malaysia Airlines B772 Missing Enroute KUL-PEK Part 38

Thu Mar 20, 2014 1:56 am

This Pakistan thing just won't quit.

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@ryangrannand My primary DHS source says that they have a briefing indicating DoD has reason to believe #MH370 “could’ve landed in Pakistan”

What if?!?!
 
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RE: MH370 Malaysia Airlines B772 Missing Enroute KUL-PEK Part 38

Thu Mar 20, 2014 1:59 am

Quoting Lindenwold (Reply 8):
What if?!?!

In the absence of negative evidence...

Any possible theory is going to be investigated, especially by the US, which obviously has reason to investigate such implausible theories. 9/11 was pretty implausible before it happened too.

(Again, this is not to say I think this theory is true. But I understand why it's being treated seriously.)

[Edited 2014-03-19 19:02:15]
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RE: MH370 Malaysia Airlines B772 Missing Enroute KUL-PEK Part 38

Thu Mar 20, 2014 2:03 am

Quoting Lindenwold (Reply 8):
Flying With Fish ‏@flyingwithfish 2m
@ryangrannand My primary DHS source says that they have a briefing indicating DoD has reason to believe #MH370 “could’ve landed in Pakistan”

This guy is an absolute tool. I wish people would stop giving him hits. That is all he is after, terrible reporting is a far second.

Quoting gulfstream650 (Reply 2):

Was just pondering:

Does Diego Garcia have a mobile phone/cellphone network. If not might explain why no passengers have been able to make contact............

(if that particular theory were true)

Couldn't tell you, but it is home to thousands of US Navy/Air Force personnel. I'm guessing that someone would have a pretty good idea if MH370 landed on the only airfield, which, by the way, is also controlled by the military. Can we please put Diego Garcia to rest? It's more ridiculous than #370 in Pakistan.
 
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RE: MH370 Malaysia Airlines B772 Missing Enroute KUL-PEK Part 38

Thu Mar 20, 2014 2:04 am

Quoting Lindenwold (Reply 8):
Flying With Fish ‏@flyingwithfish 2m
@ryangrannand My primary DHS source says that they have a briefing indicating DoD has reason to believe #MH370 “could’ve landed in Pakistan”

What if?!?!

yeah and if it turns out to be true...then what?! I'm telling you guys, FWF has been ahead of others for a while now. Its the same thing the retired General said on Faux News last night.
 
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RE: MH370 Malaysia Airlines B772 Missing Enroute KUL-PEK Part 38

Thu Mar 20, 2014 2:04 am

From the previous thread:

Quoting Shmendr:
Finally, does the US DOD show the current position of its aircraft carriers?


As has been said... no the DoD does not advertise the exact positions. However, this website usually is kept up to date and is accurate. Looks like the closest carrier would be the Truman in the Arabian Sea.


http://www.gonavy.jp/CVLocation.html
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RE: MH370 Malaysia Airlines B772 Missing Enroute KUL-PEK Part 38

Thu Mar 20, 2014 2:10 am

Quoting gulfstream650 (Reply 7):
Breaking: India has just been given specific coordinates to search by Malaysia.

I'm curious if it's in the Bay of Bengal or on land. On an additional note, I've played every Flight Simulator game since Flight Simulator 2 on my Commodore 64 when I was a kid (aging myself here). The only time I ever deleted anything was when I deleted the whole program so I could install a newer version. I don't believe hard drive space was the reason for the deletion of those specific routes he tried. Maybe it could've been some "house-cleaning" for improved performance of FSX, but I'm just guessing there. I just know I never deleted any routes I tried, either through the program itself or manually going into the Flight Simulator folder to delete them.
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RE: MH370 Malaysia Airlines B772 Missing Enroute KUL-PEK Part 38

Thu Mar 20, 2014 2:10 am

Quoting gatorman96 (Reply 10):
This guy is an absolute tool. I wish people would stop giving him hits. That is all he is after, terrible reporting is a far second.

an absolute tool that so far, has been pretty right in what has come up in the media days later. He isn't just making up stuff from what i can tell now.
 
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RE: MH370 Malaysia Airlines B772 Missing Enroute KUL-PEK Part 38

Thu Mar 20, 2014 2:18 am

What is with this flying with fish worship? Jesus. Maying these forums unreadable. He has been about as useful as a nun's tits.
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RE: MH370 Malaysia Airlines B772 Missing Enroute KUL-PEK Part 38

Thu Mar 20, 2014 2:18 am

Quoting AVENSAB727 (Reply 1):
A glimmer of Hope!!

Not an MAS aircraft.
 
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RE: MH370 Malaysia Airlines B772 Missing Enroute KUL-PEK Part 38

Thu Mar 20, 2014 2:20 am

Quoting CaliAtenza (Reply 14):
an absolute tool that so far, has been pretty right in what has come up in the media days later. He isn't just making up stuff from what i can tell now.

Never said he made anything up, but what makes what he is tweeting "pretty right?" Is that what we are aiming for these days? If he tweets enough crap, he will eventually be right. On the other hand, how do you know that he has broken stories before every other media outlet?
 
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RE: MH370 Malaysia Airlines B772 Missing Enroute KUL-PEK Part 38

Thu Mar 20, 2014 2:23 am

Quoting dampfnudel (Reply 13):

Do you recognize the airport on the screen of the pilots simulator shown in this photo?

http://www.x-sim.de/forum/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=20&start=110#p3972
 
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RE: MH370 Malaysia Airlines B772 Missing Enroute KUL-PEK Part 38

Thu Mar 20, 2014 2:23 am

Quoting AVENSAB727 (Reply 1):
A glimmer of Hope!!

http://www.emirates247.com/news/stud...0-on-satellite-2014-03-19-1.542241

Was posted in one of the early threads. Definitely not a 777 and said plane is in flight. If this plane had crashed, it would be broken into pieces and would not be laying on top of trees.
 
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RE: MH370 Malaysia Airlines B772 Missing Enroute KUL-PEK Part 38

Thu Mar 20, 2014 2:32 am

Quoting 65mustang (Reply 18):

Do you recognize the airport on the screen of the pilots simulator shown in this photo?

Looks like AMS to me.
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RE: MH370 Malaysia Airlines B772 Missing Enroute KUL-PEK Part 38

Thu Mar 20, 2014 2:33 am

Quoting dampfnudel (Reply 13):
On an additional note, I've played every Flight Simulator game since Flight Simulator 2 on my Commodore 64 when I was a kid (aging myself here). The only time I ever deleted anything was when I deleted the whole program so I could install a newer version.

It depends on how you play. If you're heavily into modding (installing realistic flight traffic or scenery, for example), you would delete a *ton* of stuff, because a lot of things conflict, and when you install something new, you often have to delete something old. Sometimes the only thing you can do is pretty much delete everything and start over. I've learned with FS9 and FSX to save *all* of my downloaded files in case I ever need them again (which I often do) and the original downloads are not available anymore (a lot of FS web sites have been disappearing over time). That's because I often have to start fresh with the newest stuff.

I personally believe this to have been a deliberate act by somebody, but I also believe this focus on the captain's FS fandom is a dead end. I don't know exactly what they say he deleted, but I've been reading and watching media reports about this that are just ridiculous. One report I read said "Flight Simulator programs typically record a replay of each flight" - my FSX never did this, you have to turn it on. Could they be thinking he deleted something because he just never turned it on? I saw another TV report that asked "Who actually has a flight simulator IN THEIR HOUSE?" Ummm, lots of people. It's called a computer, running one of the most popular games of all time going back almost 30 years. Several others have said the captain had a "custom flight simulator" - no he didn't, he had a computer with multiple monitors. Again, not uncommon. Are most web designers potential terrorists too?

To me it sounds a lot like when people say a guy who shoots a bunch of people with an assault rifle liked to play "Doom". Yeah, so what? Lots of people like to play "Doom" (or did, like 20 years ago). That's not what makes a person go and kill a bunch of people. The media and law enforcement, in the absence of any other new evidence, are just looking for anything even slightly outside the mainstream to blame this on.
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RE: MH370 Malaysia Airlines B772 Missing Enroute KUL-PEK Part 38

Thu Mar 20, 2014 2:54 am

Having done my best to read all 38 threads, and having seen all that the news stations have to say, I shall let Frank Conniff, known to many as "TV's Frank" from Mystery Science Theater 3000 sum it up perfectly:



While the speculation is pretty interesting to watch and unfold, the fact it's still lost, and the people on board are either dead or in great peril, Mostly, it seems to be recycled information rehashed to fill time.

On the flip side, I think we'll see the longest CivAv thread in A.net history.

Just my little    to all this.

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RE: MH370 Malaysia Airlines B772 Missing Enroute KUL-PEK Part 38

Thu Mar 20, 2014 3:02 am

Can anyone explain this map from NBC?
http://fm.cnbc.com/applications/cnbc...3-MAPPPPP.530x298.jpg?v=1394881666

Article here:
http://www.cnbc.com/id/101503406

The "northern path" here seems to indicate the Malaysian radar data was a red herring, and that the plane went over Thailand... if it went north. South is also incompatible with the Malaysian radar data. I dunno... maybe the map's crap.
 
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RE: MH370 Malaysia Airlines B772 Missing Enroute KUL-PEK Part 38

Thu Mar 20, 2014 3:04 am

Quoting KLASM83 (Reply 22):
recycled information rehashed to fill time.

...an excellent slogan for the news networks.
 
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RE: MH370 Malaysia Airlines B772 Missing Enroute KUL-PEK Part 38

Thu Mar 20, 2014 3:13 am

Apparently Australian PM announcing they have found some debris possibly related to MH370.

"Aus. PM: Satellite has detected objects 'possibly related' to #MH370 search in Indian Ocean, RAAF Orion on way to investigate"

Source: Nine News Australia https://twitter.com/9NewsAUS

[Edited 2014-03-19 20:34:22]
 
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RE: MH370 Malaysia Airlines B772 Missing Enroute KUL-PEK Part 38

Thu Mar 20, 2014 3:15 am

Quoting gatorman96 (Reply 10):
Couldn't tell you, but it is home to thousands of US Navy/Air Force personnel.

Diego Garcia is a British Territory with several hundred British civilians working on the island group.

Quoting gulfstream650 (Reply 2):
Does Diego Garcia have a mobile phone/cellphone network. If not might explain why no passengers have been able to make contact............

Cable & Wireless runs the local Diego Garcia phone system, and I have not seen anything which indicates there is a cell phone network on the island. Long distance phone service goes through C&W, it does not go through US Navy / military controlled equipment.

Cable & Wireless also runs the civilian internet network/ access. DSL Service is about $95 per month which sailors and airmen can have installed in their living quarters. There are also several internet café free WiFi sites at military sponsored dining locations, coffee house locations and libraries on the base.

There are many post about this missing aircraft on military forums from people in Diego Garcia. Communication with the base is open and uncontrolled. People on DG are laughing at folks wasting their time over looking for the plane there. It isn't. No one of hundreds of posters on various forums has seen anything.
 
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RE: MH370 Malaysia Airlines B772 Missing Enroute KUL-PEK Part 38

Thu Mar 20, 2014 3:16 am

Quoting flybeq400 (Reply 25):
Apparently Australian PM announcing they have found some debris possibly related to MH370.

"Aus. PM: Satellite has detected objects 'possibly related' to #MH370 search in Indian Ocean, RAAF Orion on way to investigate"

AMSA is apparently holding a press conference at 3:30 AEDT on the issue.
 
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RE: MH370 Malaysia Airlines B772 Missing Enroute KUL-PEK Part 38

Thu Mar 20, 2014 3:16 am

Quoting KLASM83 (Reply 22):
On the flip side, I think we'll see the longest CivAv thread in A.net history.

The grim and unfortunate thing though is 38 threads and all we know is that MH 370 is missing. No difference between the 38th thread reply 24 and 1st thread 1st post.
 
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RE: MH370 Malaysia Airlines B772 Missing Enroute KUL-PEK Part 38

Thu Mar 20, 2014 3:17 am

Quoting SSTeve (Reply 23):
Can anyone explain this map from NBC?

Basically just the SATCOM arcs that have been discussed to death on this forum. See rcair1's sanity check.
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RE: MH370 Malaysia Airlines B772 Missing Enroute KUL-PEK Part 38

Thu Mar 20, 2014 3:19 am

Quoting flybeq400 (Reply 25):
Apparently Australian PM announcing they have found some debris possibly related to MH370.

Source?
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RE: MH370 Malaysia Airlines B772 Missing Enroute KUL-PEK Part 38

Thu Mar 20, 2014 3:19 am

Breaking

BBC News hour

Confirmed Last ping was received 08:11 am Malaysian time, on satellite prescribed path discussed before.

Australians have narrowed their search area under advice from the US to specific area in the Indian Ocean
 
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RE: MH370 Malaysia Airlines B772 Missing Enroute KUL-PEK Part 38

Thu Mar 20, 2014 3:20 am

Quoting flybeq400 (Reply 25):
"Aus. PM: Satellite has detected objects 'possibly related' to #MH370 search in Indian Ocean, RAAF Orion on way to investigate"

I'll believe them more than I'll believe India, Pakistan, or Malaysia.


But I hope this doesn't turn out to be more sea junk. Any more deets?
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RE: MH370 Malaysia Airlines B772 Missing Enroute KUL-PEK Part 38

Thu Mar 20, 2014 3:21 am

AP 11:13pm via SocialFlow

BREAKING: Australian PM: 2 objects in search for Malaysian jet may have been found.
 
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RE: MH370 Malaysia Airlines B772 Missing Enroute KUL-PEK Part 38

Thu Mar 20, 2014 3:23 am

Quoting SSTeve (Reply 23):
Can anyone explain this map from NBC?

Laziness?

The Malaysian radar track has been confirmed by Thailand.
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RE: MH370 Malaysia Airlines B772 Missing Enroute KUL-PEK Part 38

Thu Mar 20, 2014 3:23 am

Quoting rfields5421 (Reply 26):
Quoting gatorman96 (Reply 10):
Couldn't tell you, but it is home to thousands of US Navy/Air Force personnel.

Diego Garcia is a British Territory with several hundred British civilians working on the island group.

Thanks, just more people who would've noticed a 777 landing at DG. I'm just not sure why Diego Garcia was ever brought up in the first place.
 
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RE: MH370 Malaysia Airlines B772 Missing Enroute KUL-PEK Part 38

Thu Mar 20, 2014 3:23 am

Quoting wxmeddler (Reply 33):

BREAKING: Australian PM: 2 objects in search for Malaysian jet may have been found.

"Aircraft and ships are being diverted to the area. Expected to arrive Thursday afternoon."

Looks like this is solid.
 
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RE: MH370 Malaysia Airlines B772 Missing Enroute KUL-PEK Part 38

Thu Mar 20, 2014 3:25 am

"Two objects possibly related to missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 have been spotted, the Australian Prime Minister has said."
Source: http://news.sky.com/story/1228904/mi...-plane-objects-may-be-mh370-debris
 
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RE: MH370 Malaysia Airlines B772 Missing Enroute KUL-PEK Part 38

Thu Mar 20, 2014 3:27 am

Quoting SSTeve (Reply 23):
Can anyone explain this map from NBC?
http://fm.cnbc.com/applications/cnbc...3-MAPPPPP.530x298.jpg?v=1394881666

Article here:
http://www.cnbc.com/id/101503406

The "northern path" here seems to indicate the Malaysian radar data was a red herring, and that the plane went over Thailand... if it went north. South is also incompatible with the Malaysian radar data. I dunno... maybe the map's crap.

It seems to be an illustration of the two arcs implied by the satellite ping. The arcs mean the ping could have originated at any point on one of the arcs. However you can then eliminate some of the bits of arc, for example over Thailand.
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RE: MH370 Malaysia Airlines B772 Missing Enroute KUL-PEK Part 38

Thu Mar 20, 2014 3:28 am

Fox news also reporting two objects that might be related to MH370 located by Australian Air Force

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Thu Mar 20, 2014 3:29 am

Quoting gatorman96 (Reply 10):
This guy is an absolute tool. I wish people would stop giving him hits. That is all he is after, terrible reporting is a far second.
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RE: MH370 Malaysia Airlines B772 Missing Enroute KUL-PEK Part 38

Thu Mar 20, 2014 3:31 am

I'm sure after 10,000+ posts someone must've said this already BUT:

WHAT IF, they get a SAR plane like a P-3 or P-8 to fly the southern "arc" or loci calculated by the satellite ping. Meaning they would fly that curved route and listen for the ELT and look for anything floating. Isn't this the most logical way to search for it? If the final ping came from that arc why not just do a flight following that arc to maximize the chance of finding the plane? And if there are errors in the distance, just get 10 or 20 planes flying side by side separated by a few miles each. Then you cover a wide curved channel. Just thinking out loud here, but does anyone know if that is what's being done to search?
 
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RE: MH370 Malaysia Airlines B772 Missing Enroute KUL-PEK Part 38

Thu Mar 20, 2014 3:32 am

Wow, hopefully this is the first and last time Tony Abbott is right.
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RE: MH370 Malaysia Airlines B772 Missing Enroute KUL-PEK Part 38

Thu Mar 20, 2014 3:33 am

CNN is reporting "objects related to #370 possibly found" - debris detected by satellite imagery.

Australian PM to speak at a live news conference shortly
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RE: MH370 Malaysia Airlines B772 Missing Enroute KUL-PEK Part 38

Thu Mar 20, 2014 3:34 am

Quoting coolian2 (Reply 42):
Wow, hopefully this is the first and last time Tony Abbott is right.

I don't know Australian politics but that doesn't sound too encouraging. 
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Thu Mar 20, 2014 3:35 am

The possible debris was identified via satellite imagery. I'll start to believe it when search aircraft get on the scene and confirm.
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Thu Mar 20, 2014 3:35 am

FlyingWithFish in straight denial. Whether or not they find this a/c, props to the members that called him a fraud.
 
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RE: MH370 Malaysia Airlines B772 Missing Enroute KUL-PEK Part 38

Thu Mar 20, 2014 3:37 am

Quoting canoecarrier (Reply 45):
The possible debris was identified via satellite imagery. I'll start to believe it when search aircraft get on the scene and confirm.

My confidence in this find dropped significantly when I saw "satellite imagery." At least they didn't say they used Tomnod.
 
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RE: MH370 Malaysia Airlines B772 Missing Enroute KUL-PEK Part 38

Thu Mar 20, 2014 3:37 am

Quoting Starlionblue (Reply 38):

It seems to be an illustration of the two arcs implied by the satellite ping. The arcs mean the ping could have originated at any point on one of the arcs. However you can then eliminate some of the bits of arc, for example over Thailand.

That's what I would've thought, except the arcs are polylines. I was wondering if it was a connect-the-pings graphic with knowledge of the arcs implied by the penultimate pings.

But I agree with others that it's probably just based on the same old ultimate ping arcs as everything other graphic.
 
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RE: MH370 Malaysia Airlines B772 Missing Enroute KUL-PEK Part 38

Thu Mar 20, 2014 3:37 am

Quoting canoecarrier (Reply 45):

The possible debris was identified via satellite imagery. I'll start to believe it when search aircraft get on the scene and confirm.

CNN International is reporting 3 aircraft are in route to the site presently.
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