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by awthompson
Tue Mar 12, 2019 10:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Atlas Air 3591 Down in Trinity Bay, Texas
Replies: 1727
Views: 388280

Re: Atlas Air 3591 Down in Trinity Bay, Texas

pugman211 wrote:
If they reduced the dive from 49 degrees to 20 degrees then I don't think it was an intentional dive, just something that caught them off guard/ disoriented.


Yes, but what if the 'other' pilot tried to counteract after realizing what was happening?

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by awthompson
Sun Mar 10, 2019 1:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ethiopian Airlines 737MAX crashes enroute to Nairobi Q1 2019
Replies: 5479
Views: 719818

Re: Ethiopian Airlines 737MAX crashes enroute to Nairobi

. What seems to be central at this point is that the aircraft didn't climb much, its altitude was erratic, then it impacted terrain. The crash site is around 60km (37 miles) south-east of the Ethiopian capital. How do you know it didnt climb much? Available data shows the aircraft only climbed 1400...

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by awthompson
Sun Mar 10, 2019 12:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ethiopian Airlines 737MAX crashes enroute to Nairobi Q1 2019
Replies: 5479
Views: 719818

Re: Ethiopian Airlines 737MAX crashes enroute to Nairobi

Some posters are very severe on others. This forum is generally open to the public once they have signed in so are free to make their comments, however uninformed they may be. Please kindly assist uninformed posters, steering them in the right direction so they can learn, avoiding the nastiness. Mos...

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by awthompson
Sun Mar 10, 2019 12:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ethiopian Airlines 737MAX crashes enroute to Nairobi Q1 2019
Replies: 5479
Views: 719818

Re: Ethiopian Airlines 737MAX crashes enroute to Nairobi

From what I can see, we need to disregard the graphical representation of the flight. It is indeed smoothed out as it exists for the purpose of looking at the profile of longer flights. Looking alone at the data table for the short period that it is available, the aircraft only climbed 1400ft (above...

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by awthompson
Sun Mar 10, 2019 12:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ethiopian Airlines 737MAX crashes enroute to Nairobi Q1 2019
Replies: 5479
Views: 719818

Re: Ethiopian Airlines 737MAX crashes enroute to Nairobi

MCAS strikes again? This is...deeply disturbing. It's one thing to have an electronic system that aids an already stable aircraft...but the MAX8 seems to be the commercial equivalent of a military aircraft with relaxed stability...the difference being the MAX8 has been released to commercial airlin...

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by awthompson
Sun Feb 24, 2019 3:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Atlas Air 3591 Down in Trinity Bay, Texas
Replies: 1727
Views: 388280

Re: Atlas Air 3591 Down in Trinity Bay, Texas

What about a sudden cockpit intrusion? A flock of geese through the windows? Rapid decompression? My guess is #1 mechanical, #2 environmental, (combination of the two).......#3 suicide/intentional deployment of the TR......#4 act of terror or sabotage. RIP to the crew and peace be with the families...

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by awthompson
Tue Feb 05, 2019 6:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Crash in Yorba Linda, CA
Replies: 81
Views: 15534

Re: Crash in Yorba Linda, CA

The weather at FUL says little about the inflight conditions, if it’s an LOC in IMC accident. GF Must have been a massive G-force to break a wing mid flight. Looks like both sheared off however for sure once of them broke in-flight. Possible LOC due to one engine out with IMC being a factor ot like...

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by awthompson
Tue Jan 15, 2019 12:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 707 crashes in Iran
Replies: 75
Views: 18329

Re: Boeing 707 crashes in Iran

I live in the small country of Northern Ireland and I know of at least three incidents where airliners landed at wrong airports here. On 29th March 2006, an Eirjet A320 operating for Ryanair (flight FR9884) from Liverpool landed at Ballykelly airfield mistaking it for Londonderry / City of Derry (LD...

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by awthompson
Fri Aug 10, 2018 7:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New QR Route Thread
Replies: 24
Views: 3562

Re: New QR Route Thread

You have all missed the next route on the QR list (UK at least). At the Cardiff launch Mr. Baker said that the next UK / Irish airport he wants to launch is Belfast International BFS. This has been reported in local media again recently, we are just awaiting confirmation unless something has changed...

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by awthompson
Thu Jul 26, 2018 10:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MH A330 Serious Incident at BNE
Replies: 57
Views: 17217

Re: MH A330 Serious Incident at BNE

My question is how did they make it back? Does the A330 have some sort of backup that doesn't rely on the pitot tubes (and if so, what does it rely on?) or did they just fly by the seat of their pants? I have no idea how it all works, but in the AF 447 tragedy the comment was made (likely by Zeke a...

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by awthompson
Wed Jul 18, 2018 9:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Martinair CV-340 crash in SA (July 2018): final report is out
Replies: 85
Views: 22280

Re: Martin's Air Charter crash in Pretoria, South Africa

I cannot understand why the plane flew into the ground and a building like that. Yes the port engine was giving trouble and likely loosing power, maybe failed completely, but there was plenty of speed towards the end, no stall or anything like that. How come I can hear at least one engine increase R...

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by awthompson
Sat Jul 14, 2018 7:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qatar Airways plans to fly to 250 destinations by 2022
Replies: 73
Views: 10534

Re: Qatar Airways plans to fly to 250 destinations by 2022

They only said 'destinations', not daily flights.
Belfast and other similar cities might only get once or twice a week (well maybe thrice max) so that would certainly increase the number of airports.

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by awthompson
Mon May 28, 2018 1:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why no flights on US3 to eastern Atlantic islands?
Replies: 126
Views: 11464

Re: Why no flights on US3 to eastern Atlantic islands?

Also the Canary Islands are at (or even beyond) tourist capacity and there are already moves to cap numbers of tourists to these islands. Local Spanish authorities are not currently exploring new inbound markets for this reason.

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by awthompson
Thu Mar 22, 2018 3:29 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Flying Almost 9 Hours To Come Back Over Your Home Again!
Replies: 38
Views: 4676

Re: Flying Almost 9 Hours To Come Back Over Your Home Again!

Update, my friend just texted me after arrival in Havana to say he woke up (business class) to eat and just as grilled fish arrived he turned on the map and couldn't believe he was over Lough Neagh! His return trip will also be fun as TK183 (same flight number all the way back to IST) makes a stop i...

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by awthompson
Thu Mar 22, 2018 1:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The only picture ever taken of Concorde flying at Mach 2
Replies: 70
Views: 17966

Re: The only picture ever taken of Concorde flying at Mach 2

Stunning photo, I wonder what altitude she's at. Didn't they cruise at FL600? Without getting too technical (you can search the details), Concord did not fly at a set cruise altitude. Concorde did what was referred to as a 'cruise climb' on transatlantic flights where the autopilot was set to allow...

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by awthompson
Thu Mar 22, 2018 1:41 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Flying Almost 9 Hours To Come Back Over Your Home Again!
Replies: 38
Views: 4676

Re: Flying Almost 9 Hours To Come Back Over Your Home Again!

On the subject of strange connections...in November 1971, Amtrak (the USA passenger railroad) published in their national timetable, a connection between San Diego and Los Angeles (~120 miles) that operated via Kansas City and took 4 days! He he, a bit of sightseeing perhaps if you had the time and...

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by awthompson
Thu Mar 22, 2018 1:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: El Al Airlines posts deepening losses as market share shrinks
Replies: 47
Views: 6318

Re: El Al Airlines posts deepening losses as market share shrinks

To answer a few posts further up without quoting them all, I had to go to Tel Aviv for a 3 day conference with my work (from UK). Not being either Israeli or Jewish (AFAIK !!!), but welcoming of unusual or 'out of the norm' travel experiences, it was a no-brainer for me to choose El AL LHR-TEL-LHR g...

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by awthompson
Thu Mar 22, 2018 1:16 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Flying Almost 9 Hours To Come Back Over Your Home Again!
Replies: 38
Views: 4676

Re: Flying Almost 9 Hours To Come Back Over Your Home Again!

Oh dear, I’d go nuts thinking of the time wasted! It’s one of my biggest nightmares. Going nowhere, fast. I always pay extra for a direct routing, and I consider great circle mapper each time to make sure if I have to connect it’s as efficient as possible. Time is way more valuable than money! You ...

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by awthompson
Thu Mar 22, 2018 12:56 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Flying Almost 9 Hours To Come Back Over Your Home Again!
Replies: 38
Views: 4676

Re: Flying Almost 9 Hours To Come Back Over Your Home Again!

As you pointed it out: of the price is right and time/schedule permits, people will go out of their way and even allow for detours. On the orher hand, what are the options from DUB to HAV - probably quite limited? Indeed, not many. Think they had to route DUB-MAD-HAV in the past. Albeit Cubana did ...

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by awthompson
Thu Mar 22, 2018 12:21 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Flying Almost 9 Hours To Come Back Over Your Home Again!
Replies: 38
Views: 4676

Flying Almost 9 Hours To Come Back Over Your Home Again!

Some may find this topic fascinating and others may find the subject just a routine occurrence. Living in Northern Ireland I've seen many similar occurrences to the one I am about to describe, but this one I did not expect. Friends of mine left home (Northern Ireland) early Wednesday morning to trav...

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by awthompson
Thu Mar 15, 2018 3:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cathay Pacific Airways loss doubles on intense competition
Replies: 76
Views: 13048

Re: Cathay Pacific Airways loss doubles on intense competition

I flew Cathay Pacific MAN - HKG - CEB - HKG - MAN in mid January which I would have called low season. Service was great. All four flights were packed. HKG airport was thriving. On a world scale I am a lowish earner, yet I found the fares quite acceptable. I wouldn't consider using an LCC from UK to...

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by awthompson
Thu Mar 15, 2018 3:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cathay Pacific Airways loss doubles on intense competition
Replies: 76
Views: 13048

Re: Cathay Pacific Airways loss doubles on intense competition

Someone has already now answered my question about Cathay Dragon. I know it is not comparable with Singapore's Scoot but earlier comments were completely ignoring Cathay Dragon as if it didn't exist.

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by awthompson
Thu Mar 15, 2018 3:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cathay Pacific Airways loss doubles on intense competition
Replies: 76
Views: 13048

Re: Cathay Pacific Airways loss doubles on intense competition

janders wrote:
Ironic to see top carriers like CX and SQ suffer.

Largely I see it due their lack of evolution and sticking to old 1990s businesses plan.
Atleast SIA has things like Scoot to try to better segment marketplace but CX only has itself.


Where does Cathay Dragon come in then?

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by awthompson
Thu Jan 04, 2018 1:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nature Crashes in Costa Rica, 12 Dead
Replies: 48
Views: 12427

Re: Nature Crashes in Costa Rica, 12 Dead

So far - and of course nothing is confirmed - it appears this plane hit the ground at a very high rate of descent based on the wreckage. Eyewitnesses also have said a wing appeared to dip sharply before it crashed, and indeed the whole plane may have been struggling to gain altitude. Doing what a.n...

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by awthompson
Wed Jan 03, 2018 10:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MH370: Malaysia resumes search to find aircraft
Replies: 418
Views: 75898

Re: MH370: Malaysia set to announce resumption of search as early as this week

Hmmmm my personal opinion is that It cannot be found. It disintergrated on impact similar to how there was little left from the germanwings crash. I don't mean to be argumentative with you but MH370 did not completely disintegrate as did the Germanwings A320. Already a flaperon from MH370 was found...

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by awthompson
Thu Dec 29, 2016 1:42 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Russian military plane "Disappears from Radar"
Replies: 131
Views: 24142

Re: Russian military plane "Disappears from Radar"

A witness in a speedboat watched the Tu-154 hit the water. He stated that he saw the aircraft in a very high nose up attitude which he described as abnormal (he likened it to a motorbike doing a wheelie), wings generally level and aircraft descending towards sea. Tail area hit the water first which ...

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by awthompson
Sun Dec 25, 2016 6:09 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Russian military plane "Disappears from Radar"
Replies: 131
Views: 24142

Re: Russian Plane "Disappears from Radar"

It could not have been airborne twenty minutes as impact site is only a short distance from the airport, unless it had turned round and was on final approach to land back. Twenty seconds is more likely.

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by awthompson
Mon Oct 31, 2016 9:13 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: BA Pilot Mile-High "Soloist" Selfies
Replies: 71
Views: 17112

Re: BA Pilot Mile-High "Soloist" Selfies

The real question here is why on earth does BA allow a flight crew member to be alone in the flight deck? I thought that the GermanWings tragedy last year had demonstrated fairly clearly that it's not a good idea. If this airliner is airborne, then he most certainly was not alone. This was not done...

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by awthompson
Fri Oct 28, 2016 11:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FedEx MD-10 on fire at FLL
Replies: 117
Views: 30533

Re: FedEx MD-10 on fire at FLL

Can't believe it. This was the only DC-10 I ever flew on. I flew N1809U from Chicago to the old Denver Stapleton Airport on Wednesday 23rd July 1980, flight UA463. At 45 years old I guess its luck had to run out at some stage. My log shows that me, my dad and my brother sat at seats 23D, 23E and 23F...

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by awthompson
Tue Sep 06, 2016 12:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flight MH370 was flown into water, says expert...
Replies: 428
Views: 68148

Re: Flight MH370 was flown into water, says expert...

The mystery deepens. A controlled ditching with half success, putting the hulk of 9M-MRO on the ocean bed in a reasonably intact condition is now looking very unlikely. Looking at the piece of tail fin recently found, from just behind the leading edge about half way up the fin, it is clear the the t...

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by awthompson
Mon Aug 22, 2016 12:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Takes a Gulfstream 650 12 hours to spell GVI
Replies: 3
Views: 1973

Re: Takes a Gulfstream 650 12 hours to spell GVI

Someone has too much money.

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by awthompson
Wed Aug 03, 2016 1:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EK521 TRV-DXB (777-300 A6-EMW) crash landing in DXB
Replies: 735
Views: 171175

Re: EK521 TRV-DXB (777-300 A6-EMW) crash landing in DXB

Folks, how could chutes on the port side have been too steep? The aircraft has no gear, it is resting on its belly. Regardless of the fact that it is resting starboard side down, the port doors still remain closer to the ground than they would if the aircraft was standing at normal height on its ext...

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by awthompson
Fri May 20, 2016 7:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Egypt Air 804 Paris-Cairo Missing
Replies: 1187
Views: 73057

RE: Egypt Air 804 Paris-Cairo Missing Part 3

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Moose135" class="quote" target="_blank">Moose135</a> (<a href="#186" class="quote">Reply 186</a>):<br/><i> Quoting DocLightning (Reply 181): The...

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by awthompson
Thu May 19, 2016 3:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Egypt Air 804 Paris-Cairo Missing
Replies: 1187
Views: 73057

RE: Egypt Air 804 Paris-Cairo Missing Part 2

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/DIRECTFLT" class="quote" target="_blank">DIRECTFLT</a> (<a href="#151" class="quote">Reply 151</a>):<br/><i>A possibility that this was death by...

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by awthompson
Thu May 19, 2016 3:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Egypt Air 804 Paris-Cairo Missing
Replies: 1187
Views: 73057

RE: Egypt Air 804 Paris-Cairo Missing Part 2

Luxair Unfortunately you may be correct in your assertions. <table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/runway23" class="quote" target="_blank">runway23</a> (<a href="#116" class="quote">R...

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by awthompson
Thu May 19, 2016 12:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Egypt Air 804 Paris-Cairo Missing
Replies: 1187
Views: 73057

RE: Egypt Air 804 Paris-Cairo Missing Part 2

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/lugie" class="quote" target="_blank">lugie</a> (<a href="#95" class="quote">Reply 95</a>):<br/><i>But why would they wait to detonate the bomb u...

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by awthompson
Thu May 19, 2016 11:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Egypt Air 804 Paris-Cairo Missing
Replies: 1187
Views: 73057

RE: Egypt Air 804 Paris-Cairo Missing Part 2

The bomb that brought down the Russian A321 en route from Sharm El Sheihk was only the size of a soft drink can and was placed under a seat around row 30 or 31, possibly exchanged for the life vest. Do staff turning around flights at Paris or any airport for that matter check carefully under every s...

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by awthompson
Thu Apr 28, 2016 11:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A Mistake For Boeing To Destroy The 757 Tooling?
Replies: 97
Views: 21263

RE: A Mistake For Boeing To Destroy The 757 Tooling?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Amiga500" class="quote" target="_blank">Amiga500</a> (<a href="#6" class="quote">Reply 6</a>):<br/><i> Quoting blacksoviet (Thread starter): Sho...

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by awthompson
Sat Apr 09, 2016 10:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aeroflot SVO-JFK Ridiculously Low Flight Loads?
Replies: 46
Views: 22451

RE: Aeroflot SVO-JFK Ridiculously Low Flight Loads?

Aeroflot777 Thanks for making the effort to post those old photos of <acronym title="Moscow - Sheremetyevo (SVO / UUEE), Russia">SVO</acronym> with Russian types parked, great stuff! For those here who may not have tried Aeroflot in recent years, I suggest if you have the wherewithal and inclination...

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by awthompson
Fri Apr 08, 2016 11:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FedEx DC-10 Retirements
Replies: 35
Views: 16895

RE: FedEx DC-10 Retirements

On another thread recently we were discussing which was the highest hours Boeing 747 and we came to the conclusion it had to be either of KLM's <acronym title="Polynesian Airlines (Samoa)">PH</acronym>-BUH or <acronym title="Polynesian Airlines (Samoa)">PH</acronym>-BUI at around 135,000 hours befor...

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by awthompson
Tue Mar 29, 2016 1:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: G-BNLF Retired. Hours?
Replies: 24
Views: 11026

RE: G-BNLF Retired. Hours?

I flew once on G-BN<acronym title="Lufthansa Cargo India">LF</acronym> from Vancouver back to <acronym title="London - Heathrow (LHR / EGLL), United Kingdom">LHR</acronym> on 11th Dec 1999 as <acronym title="British Airways">BA</acronym> 084, that seems ages ago! I was so tired that I considered pay...

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by awthompson
Thu Mar 24, 2016 12:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FlyDubai B738 Crashes On Approach In Russia Part 2
Replies: 248
Views: 62766

RE: FlyDubai B738 Crashes On Approach In Russia Part 2

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/CabSauv" class="quote" target="_blank">CabSauv</a> (<a href="#236" class="quote">Reply 236</a>):<br/><i>On this video: <a href="http://www.youtu...

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by awthompson
Wed Mar 23, 2016 9:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TAM A321 damaged by Loose Rwy Slabs during T/O
Replies: 11
Views: 8271

RE: TAM A321 Damaged By Loose Rwy Slabs During T/O

Reminds me of the incident involving Aeroflot A333 <acronym title="Impulse Airlines (Australia)">VQ</acronym>-VPI at Petropavlovsk Kamchatsky in April 2013 (a few weeks after I had flown on it - that's why I remember this) where loose runway surface resulted in over 100 dents and scratches to the un...

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by awthompson
Tue Mar 22, 2016 11:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FlyDubai B738 Crashes On Approach In Russia Part 2
Replies: 248
Views: 62766

RE: FlyDubai B738 Crashes On Approach In Russia Part 2

I think a microburst is unlikely. Discussion of microburst and other weather phenomenon often come up in the aftermath of crashes such as this but it often turns out not to be a factor. I think it is more likely that we are dealing with loss of stable flight when hand flying the aircraft incorporati...

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by awthompson
Mon Mar 21, 2016 11:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FlyDubai B738 Crashes On Approach In Russia Part 2
Replies: 248
Views: 62766

RE: FlyDubai B738 Crashes On Approach In Russia Part 2

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/barney+captain" class="quote" target="_blank">barney captain</a> (<a href="#175" class="quote">Reply 175</a>):<br/><i>Even a stall from a botche...

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by awthompson
Mon Mar 21, 2016 11:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FlyDubai B738 Crashes On Approach In Russia Part 2
Replies: 248
Views: 62766

RE: FlyDubai B738 Crashes On Approach In Russia Part 2

The only positive side to this very sad event is that those on board would not have felt any pain or sensation whatsoever, such was the instantaneous complete destruction of the aircraft. Probably one of the most painless ways to leave this life, unfortunately though far to soon for all on board. (N...

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by awthompson
Sun Mar 20, 2016 2:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FlyDubai B738 Crashes On Approach In Russia Part 2
Replies: 248
Views: 62766

RE: FlyDubai B738 Crashes On Approach In Russia Part 2

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/klwright69" class="quote" target="_blank">klwright69</a> (<a href="#65" class="quote">Reply 65</a>):<br/><i> I suggested in another thread that ...

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by awthompson
Sun Mar 20, 2016 2:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FlyDubai B738 Crashes On Approach In Russia Part 2
Replies: 248
Views: 62766

RE: FlyDubai B738 Crashes On Approach In Russia Part 2

Ref my analysis a couple of posts previous, on another version of this clip with the gain turned down a bit, I can now also see what looks like wing tip nav lights (both wings). Ref the complete destruction of the aircraft, I believe the impact speed is very high, much higher than most of the figure...

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by awthompson
Sun Mar 20, 2016 2:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FlyDubai B738 Crashes On Approach In Russia Part 2
Replies: 248
Views: 62766

RE: FlyDubai B738 Crashes On Approach In Russia Part 2

In the camera footage shot through the trees, I believe the aircraft is quite close, ie. quite large in the field of view of the camera but since it's night we are only seeing lights and/or reflections. I think we are looking at the belly and we can see the body and/or wing root landing lights and t...

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by awthompson
Sat Mar 19, 2016 2:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FlyDubai 738 Crashes On Approach In Russia
Replies: 282
Views: 91164

RE: FlyDubai 738 Crashes On Approach In Russia

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/wjcandee" class="quote" target="_blank">wjcandee</a> (<a href="#25" class="quote">Reply 25</a>):<br/><i>FR24 track will be ACARS airspeed data, ...

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