News item regarding Turkey's expulsion from the F35 program. Turkey officially kicked out of F-35 program, costing US half a billion dollars July 17, 2019 By: Aaron Mehta WASHINGTON — The U.S. has removed Turkey from the F-35 joint strike fighter program, and Turkey will lose its production work on ...Jump to post
Regarding The Eviation Alice all electric commuter aircraft, how do they avoid props from hitting the runway? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LsJ0vYnrMxo&t=862s In this video at 11:20 they point out that crosswinds landings will require a special maneuver to avoid prop strikes. In this aircraft...Jump to post
Many people seem to think a focus city must be qualified by the number of flights, the number of seats, or whether the airport has a lounge. Those might be true, but I think DL has internal metrics that makes a focus city. These metrics are internal so they may not be apparent to outsiders. For exa...Jump to post
Air Canada Rouge A321 Collides With Rogue Weather Balloon.Jump to post
Obviously major economic distress would effect TK, however as management has stated the weaker TL has been a tailwind for the airline. As stated before, the carrier earns more foreign than it pays out and has seen net currency benefit along with seeing its unit cost like CASK remain low as large po...Jump to post
The flight las was seen on radar at 14:02 this afternoon at 40 nautical miles from Nairobi, flying at 11,000ft above sea level . According to Wikipedia "The Aberdare Range is a 160 km long mountain range of upland, north of Kenya's capital Nairobi with an average elevation of 3,500 metres &quo...Jump to post
It makes perfect sense. From a marketing perspective (I work in marketing and graphic design so I know what I'm talking about - not just spouting emotion without any foundation like so many here), the new livery does evoke a much more premium feel than the previous. Dark blue and white is a timeles...Jump to post
This is factually incorrect. If you look at the April 2018 Miami Area Economic Summary from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, "Trade, transportation, utilities" comes in first, "professional and business services" comes second, "education and health services" comes in th...Jump to post
The existing rail lines are shared by passenger rail but are primarily freight. There has been years of work and discussion on the proposed route for a train downtown across three layers of government and with existing rail operators. It's not like nobody thought of this. The existing rail line jus...Jump to post
Since the airport will be the end of a branch, from there, heading downtown, the next station planned is Technoparc, north of runway 24R/6L. Click on the network map: https://rem.info/en/home I didn't realize the proposed rail connection was not to use the straightforward route using the main-line ...Jump to post
I remember once leaving a carton of OJ in my galley compartment for the next crew, as it was opened for only one small glass. I received a firm email from management to make sure it never happened again. I suspect the loss of continuity of custody may be an issue here. Once an open container is no ...Jump to post
Taste is a personal thing, I agree. Having said that, I would reserve the word "hideous" to apply to the aggressively infantile nonsense that is the current AA colour scheme. For me the LH's new colour scheme does not inspire "the pride in teutonic competence", but "mild dis...Jump to post
I can only dream of DL adding service into MMU (Morristown Airport) in NJ there are so many folks I know from NJ that would love to hop on in Morristown vs EWR/JFK/LGA. These corporate folks would pay a significant premium to fly out of MMU. I took several flights on New York Airways from MMU to JF...Jump to post
I wasn’t referring to the Head up displays, rather the number of switches and annunciators directly in front of both Pilots on the glareshield The C-2 was designed with short take-off/landing performance as a key feature due to the prevalence of short runways in remote island locations in Japan. Co...Jump to post
ZaphodHarkonnen wrote:Ummmmm, the 757s and C-130s do not have the capability to do an Antarctica trip with no point of no return. As the highlighted point of your quote says.
In general terms, it makes sound engineering sense to: 1) Put the heaviest components near the center of gravity for balancing the airframe. 2) Put the heaviest components near the center of lift for structural strengthening perspective. 3) Put the enpenage's control surfaces far away from the cente...Jump to post
Even on a C150, "Pitot Heat On" was on the checklist, if my memory serves.
By the way, you can cut and paste from the web site, by using Firefox, View->Enter Reader View (Ctrl+Alt+R).
I guess they scraped the TSA and CBP expansions. I had the original document from Massport, bookmarked but it's no longer available: https://www.massport.com/media/337677/TerminalE_EA_073015_signed.pdf However I can still find the drawings on google images: http://i.imgur.com/BIfpbVc.png You can se...Jump to post
A flight engineer doesn't need a pilot certificate. He/she needs a flight engineer certificate with appropriate class. It was also not uncommon to see pilots that have "aged out" continue their careers as flight engineers. Thanks for the reply! My questions came from reading old NTSB inci...Jump to post
I suppose the 727 needs a flight engineer in addition to the pilots.
What qualifications does the 727 flight engineer need?
A special qualification/license as a flight engineer?
Or a commercial pilot with a "type rating as a flight engineer"?
https://www.urbanghostsmedia.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/01/paramount-theater-newark-new-jersey-2.jpg As a former long-time resident of Morristown, I believe Newark NJ may suffer from an image problem especially outside of US. For the New Yorkers, "Jersey" may be just a familiar butt of a...Jump to post
Being so close to LAX definitely inhibits PHX, but also pretty much every other airport on the west coast as far north as SEA, and that still hasn't stopped airports like SAN, ONT, SJC, and OAK from scoring new success with new long-hauls. I agree that PHX doesn't have the most impressive O/D figur...Jump to post
D L X wrote:What value is the altimeter calling out at 2:16 in the daytime version? It sounded like 400, meaning this Emirates jet might have been at HALF that height.
Looking at these videos of the Canarsie Approach, it's hard to imagine what an "extremely low approach" would have looked like.
Day time: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v5Ml4bqIZDw
Night time: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HAvsue88nj8
All the special conditions related to Li batteries on the 787 are FAA documents. Correct, but those conditions were relayed back through the supply chain and local certifying authorities - in this case, the JCAB for GS Yuasa - signed off that those conditions had been met by GS Yuasa. The FAA then ...Jump to post
AFAIK, JCAB certified 787 battery system and FAA accepted JCAB's certification, just like EASA certified A350 Battery and FAA accepted(with some delay) EASA's certification. You are mistaken. FAA, through its “authorized representatives”, certified the 787 battery system. https://www.seattletimes.c...Jump to post
You have to imagine that any further development would have to be in cooperation with South Korea with their aspirations for a stealth aircraft as well. You also need buyers that will likely never threaten either country for geographic reasons. I respectfully disagree. There is plenty of potential ...Jump to post
According to this article, Japan Refines Design For Indigenous Future Fighter , the X-2 is done with the test flights: Meanwhile, the X-2 technology demonstrator that Japan built to help prepare the way for the fighter program has exceeded goals in tests, a program official says. Manufacturer MHI fi...Jump to post
Update: November 29, 2016.
Another test flight with a Mitsubishi F2 chase plane:
MRJ FTA-4 arrived at HNL on November 17, 2016:
ordell wrote:Also wondering why they are taking the southern route to get FTA-4 to the U.S. Has weather in the north Pacific near Alaska gotten that rough?
So what about #2 and #3, why is #4 going first? I haven't a clue. I don't know how the MRJ can manage a non-stop Guam to Hawaii flight, a distance of 3800sm. It could stop at Marshall Islands Airport, I suppose. http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/second-mrj-test-aircraft-enroute-to-usa-43151...Jump to post
Nikkei reports that the first delivery will be pushed back again. http://asia.nikkei.com/Business/Compani ... back-again October 1, 2016 2:00 am JST Mitsubishi jet delivery pushed back again NAGOYA -- Initial delivery of Mitsubishi Aircraft's regional passenger plane will be postponed beyond the cur...Jump to post
Back on Flightradar24.
rocketPower wrote:She should be in Anchorage by now.
MRJ arrived at Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky Airport (PKC) in Kamchatka, Russia. http://asia.nikkei.com/Business/Companies/Mitsubishi-jet-makes-maiden-overseas-flight TOKYO -- Mitsubishi Aircraft's Japan-built passenger jet made its maiden overseas flight en route to the U.S. for testing. The first Mitsu...Jump to post
Delta 138 from DTW to AMS diverts to Manchester on Sep. 25 due to overheating Samsung Tablet : http://abcnews.go.com/Business/samsung-tablet-emergency-diversion-trans-atlantic-flight/story?id=42348176 A Delta flight from Detroit to Amsterdam had to be diverted to Manchester, England, for two hours S...Jump to post
http://www.flythemrj.com/ Notice on MRJ's Ferry Flight Abort Nagoya, August 30, 2016 – The flight tests of the first test aircraft of the MRJ (Mitsubishi Regional Jet) carried out on August 27 and 28 were aborted when anomalies were detected in the signals generated by sensors monitoring air manage...Jump to post
Update: Japan’s First Jet to Meet 2018 Delivery, Mitsubishi Says http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2016-08-30/japan-s-first-jet-will-meet-2018-delivery-plan-mitsubishi-says https://assets.bwbx.io/images/users/iqjWHBFdfxIU/i9D__s0wSshQ/v2/-1x-1.jpg ...Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd. said it’s s...Jump to post
MRJ to undergo certification testing in Washington state http://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2016/0 ... 7MZt_FUu00 http://www.japantimes.co.jp/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/b-mrj-a-20160817-870x525.jpg Aug 16, 2016 NAGOYA A new passenger jet being developed by Mitsubishi Aircraft Corp. is set to fly to th...Jump to post
DocLightning wrote:Why? The procedures at SXM are written with the idea of an engine-out at V1 in mind. All airports are like that.
I thank god this did not happen at St Maarten.Jump to post
Another footage of X-2 taking off from Gufu Airbase published on June 17, 2016.
Noticed the landing gear going up after take-off.