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by CYCD
Thu May 16, 2019 5:35 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Climate Change - Is aviation heading for a slump?
Replies: 96
Views: 9651

Re: Climate Change - Is aviation heading for a slump?

No. There will be a carbon tax levied upon airlines, who will then pass such taxes on to the consumer in the way everything gets passed on to the consumer. Which is why such taxes are stupid. The money just goes to balance the deficit or other social programs or pet projects of the politicians inst...

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by CYCD
Fri Mar 15, 2019 12:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ethiopian Airlines 737MAX crashes enroute to Nairobi Q1 2019
Replies: 5479
Views: 722457

Re: Ethiopian Airlines 737MAX crashes enroute to Nairobi

... This crash may very well be similar to the AF crash of the A330 but at a much lower altitude. They had no idea how fast they were going, tried to prevent stalling by putting the aircraft into a stall, and finally ran out of opportunities to get it wrong before all was lost. The difficulty in co...

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by CYCD
Thu Mar 14, 2019 10:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ethiopian Airlines 737MAX crashes enroute to Nairobi Q1 2019
Replies: 5479
Views: 722457

Re: Ethiopian Airlines 737MAX crashes enroute to Nairobi

This is an armchair question by a non-pilot, so I acknowledge going in that it may prove to be 'dumb'. Nevertheless: ET302 was moving fast--fast enough to suggest they had plenty of juice to climb. It seems fair to rule out engine failure or something like an explosion that might have greatly increa...

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