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by o0OOO0oChris
Tue Jun 18, 2019 10:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IAG sign LOI for 200 B737 Max
Replies: 344
Views: 43546

Re: IAG sign LOI for 200 B737 Max

Congratulations Boeing and IAG! I think this is a good idea, because of lessons learned from the MAX problems. Southwest pilots suggested to diversify the fleet and not put all eggs in one basket, because if something like this happens to your aircraft family of choice, your basically done. I think ...

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by o0OOO0oChris
Sat Apr 13, 2019 12:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ethiopian Airlines 737MAX crashes enroute to Nairobi Q1 2019
Replies: 5474
Views: 716710

Re: Ethiopian Airlines 737MAX crashes enroute to Nairobi

Wow, that video clears up some things: - At 2,5°, the pilot has to use all his force to control pitch. And he doesn`t even have the feel system , thinking they are approaching stall, adding a lot of force on top of that. So in the MCAS situation, pitch would not be controllable from 2.5° ND trim for...

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by o0OOO0oChris
Wed Mar 13, 2019 9:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ethiopian Airlines 737MAX crashes enroute to Nairobi Q1 2019
Replies: 5474
Views: 716710

Re: Ethiopian Airlines 737MAX crashes enroute to Nairobi

I wish. All it said was: "On March 13th 2019, the investigation of the ET302 crash developed new information from the wreckage concerning the aircraft's configuration just after takeoff...." So that doesn't tell us anything. I'd be surprised if anything would tell them anything from the i...

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by o0OOO0oChris
Sun Mar 10, 2019 11:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ethiopian Airlines 737MAX crashes enroute to Nairobi Q1 2019
Replies: 5474
Views: 716710

Re: Ethiopian Airlines 737MAX crashes enroute to Nairobi

Seems consistent to me. Apart from the altitude issue, that's with the speed? Close to 400 kts less than 1000 ft AGL seems excessive. That is an interesting point. The Lionair went pretty fast too, as they got a stall warning and probably wanted to add more margine to stall speed be on the safe sid...

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by o0OOO0oChris
Sun Feb 24, 2019 4:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Atlas Air 3591 Down in Trinity Bay, Texas
Replies: 1727
Views: 385870

Re: Atlas Air 3591 Down in Trinity Bay, Texas

There are 6 things that bring down an aircraft in this manner: 1- load shift......doubt that based on the cargo. 2- Pitch trim runaway. Would be controllable IF they completed their immediate action items and turned off the STAB cutoff switches. 3- stall but it would have had to have been a deep st...

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by o0OOO0oChris
Mon Dec 24, 2018 12:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lufthansa Lady at CLT
Replies: 83
Views: 20361

Re: Lufthansa Lady at CLT

Latest Video of her I found on YT is this one, 7 month old: (16:30)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p0-WKNOyGu0&t=1034s,

Boof02671 wrote:
She is only out there when it’s an A340.

In the linked video, it`s an A330, and yet she`s there.

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by o0OOO0oChris
Sat Dec 22, 2018 1:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The solution to drone safety issues
Replies: 64
Views: 6173

Re: The solution to drone safety issues

I think punishment and huge fines are justified, but would not repell those idiots. The idiots who closed down the airport, if caught, would be lieable for all costs they caused, for every single airline and passenger they caused financial damage, which would be millions in total. If they get caught...

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by o0OOO0oChris
Mon Dec 10, 2018 9:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lion Air 737MAX8 Crashed Jakarta to Pangkal Pinang
Replies: 3188
Views: 594438

Re: Lion Air 737MAX8 Crashed Jakarta to Pangkal Pinang

So I looked at the FDR data today and yes, it seems there is a similar offset for airspeed (3-5% offset) and altitude (5-8%), just from the graphs. What's interesting is it seems the bad AOA data is thrown out, since the airspeed and altitude on the same side (left) are lower, not higher. If I have...

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by o0OOO0oChris
Mon Dec 10, 2018 12:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lion Air 737MAX8 Crashed Jakarta to Pangkal Pinang
Replies: 3188
Views: 594438

Re: Lion Air 737MAX8 Crashed Jakarta to Pangkal Pinang

The prelim report seems to indicate they - JT043 pilots - solved the heavy stick problem by using the Stab Trim cutout switches: I don`t think that's answers to my question. If you trim the stab back, forces will go down. But I don`t think you could conclude that the artifical feel when pulling up ...

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by o0OOO0oChris
Mon Dec 10, 2018 12:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lion Air 737MAX8 Crashed Jakarta to Pangkal Pinang
Replies: 3188
Views: 594438

Re: Lion Air 737MAX8 Crashed Jakarta to Pangkal Pinang

Stick shaker should be thought of as an out of balance mass on a rotating electric motor attached to the control column. It causes some noise and vibration, however no change to control force required. Should not be confused with stick pusher. Yes, stick pusher and shaker are different things, and ...

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by o0OOO0oChris
Sun Dec 09, 2018 11:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lion Air 737MAX8 Crashed Jakarta to Pangkal Pinang
Replies: 3188
Views: 594438

Re: Lion Air 737MAX8 Crashed Jakarta to Pangkal Pinang

The prelim report seems to indicate they - JT043 pilots - solved the heavy stick problem by using the Stab Trim cutout switches: After three automatic AND trim occurrences, the SIC commented that the control column was too heavy to hold back. At 14:25:46 UTC, the PIC declared “PAN PAN” to the Denpa...

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by o0OOO0oChris
Sun Dec 09, 2018 11:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lion Air 737MAX8 Crashed Jakarta to Pangkal Pinang
Replies: 3188
Views: 594438

Re: Lion Air 737MAX8 Crashed Jakarta to Pangkal Pinang

Ahh, finally I found a reference to the difficulty in holding the stick against automatic nose down trim, based on the 10/28 flight JT043: "After three automatic AND trim occurrences, the SIC commented that the control column was too heavy to hold back." This is an interesting quote. As I...

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by o0OOO0oChris
Sun Dec 09, 2018 9:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lion Air 737MAX8 Crashed Jakarta to Pangkal Pinang
Replies: 3188
Views: 594438

Re: Lion Air 737MAX8 Crashed Jakarta to Pangkal Pinang

sgrow787 wrote:
Thanks for this, Chris! Could you post the link to the prelim report, thanks.

Here it is:
http://knkt.dephub.go.id/knkt/ntsc_aviation/baru/pre/2018/2018%20-%20035%20-%20PK-LQP%20Preliminary%20Report.pdf

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by o0OOO0oChris
Sun Dec 09, 2018 6:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lion Air 737MAX8 Crashed Jakarta to Pangkal Pinang
Replies: 3188
Views: 594438

Re: Lion Air 737MAX8 Crashed Jakarta to Pangkal Pinang

5. ??? Please complete. 5. The first AOA had a failure, and the new one also had a failure, but a different one which was worse. If you look at the preliminary report, 1.6.3, the failures written up by the flight crews change significantly after the AoA change. The first writeups show a deteriorati...

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by o0OOO0oChris
Mon Dec 03, 2018 10:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why hasn’t plane design changed much?
Replies: 150
Views: 14922

Re: Why hasn’t plane design changed much?

I disagree. For me a tube is a cylinder. And that`s not wht the Avanti is. It`s body is no tube, it`s basically a wing which approximates an NACA airfoil, creating 20% of total lift. It`s a wing with wings. And what`s also very unusual is that is has 4 wings. So no, I still think it`s a very unusua...

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by o0OOO0oChris
Mon Dec 03, 2018 9:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why hasn’t plane design changed much?
Replies: 150
Views: 14922

Re: Why hasn’t plane design changed much?

And per today's headline the Piaggio is gong out of business so apparently thinking outside the box doesn't net guaranteed success. I would argue it differently in this case. It`s not the thinking outside the box what`s the problem here. What SpaceX has taught me is that not most efficient product ...

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by o0OOO0oChris
Mon Dec 03, 2018 8:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Reuters: Lion Air ponders cancellation of 737 MAX orders
Replies: 156
Views: 29885

Re: Reuters: Lion Air ponders cancellation of 737 MAX orders

So we are talking of a total order of 201 aircraft ordered and 13 delivered. While 188 aircraft is a lot and shurly hurt the boeing sales team, it represent`s just 4,5% of the total backlog, so not that big of a deal and may open up sales opportunities due to early available slots. The 610 crash iss...

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by o0OOO0oChris
Mon Dec 03, 2018 7:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why hasn’t plane design changed much?
Replies: 150
Views: 14922

Re: Why hasn’t plane design changed much?

I don`t think that tube with wings is the most efficient design because of physics. Have a look at the Piaggio P180. I think that`s one of the most beautiful and fascinating airliners around. The P.180 is still a tube with wings. I disagree. For me a tube is a cylinder. And that`s not wht the Avant...

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by o0OOO0oChris
Sun Dec 02, 2018 10:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why hasn’t plane design changed much?
Replies: 150
Views: 14922

Re: Why hasn’t plane design changed much?

Who flies Avantis as airliners? Ever heard one on take-off? GF I don`t know who operates them as airliners. But it`s wiki page says under civil use: The Avanti is operated by charter companies and small feeder airlines , and is also used as a business aircraft. I have not heard one take off, just s...

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by o0OOO0oChris
Sun Dec 02, 2018 10:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why hasn’t plane design changed much?
Replies: 150
Views: 14922

Re: Why hasn’t plane design changed much?

I don`t think that tube with wings is the most efficient design because of physics. Have a look at the Piaggio P180. I think that`s one of the most beautiful and fascinating airliners around. Regarding efficiency, its way ahead of it`s tube with wings competitors. The variable lifting body will crea...

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by o0OOO0oChris
Sat Nov 24, 2018 11:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lion Air 737MAX8 Crashed Jakarta to Pangkal Pinang
Replies: 3188
Views: 594438

Re: Lion Air 737MAX8 Crashed Jakarta to Pangkal Pinang

They would have put the flaps out again as a result of the low level stall recovery. That makes sense. They had stickshaker running and UAS, makes sense where that there was a mindset to put the flaps out again. Seems like there is, as in most accidents, a combination of issues: 1 - Poor repair 1) ...

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by o0OOO0oChris
Sat Nov 24, 2018 12:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lion Air 737MAX8 Crashed Jakarta to Pangkal Pinang
Replies: 3188
Views: 594438

Re: Lion Air 737MAX8 Crashed Jakarta to Pangal Pinang

Question: Why was the airplane allowed to climb unfettered (by MCAS) from 1500ft to 5000ft? Question2: At ~100 sec after takeoff, the plane (and passengers) experienced a 200 meter drop in altitude for about 20 seconds. Could that have been the first occurrence of MCAS kicking in and they didn't fi...

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by o0OOO0oChris
Sun Nov 18, 2018 10:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Airbus announcing A321XLR
Replies: 399
Views: 68902

Re: Flightglobal: Airbus A321XLR would have over 100t MTOW, range of 4700 nm

You may have beaten 1960s tech in efficiency, but give me the news when you beat 1960s tech in performance. Putting twin large GTFs on the DC-8 would outperform any narrowbody in production today; the later DC-8s only had 4x PW JT3D with 18,000 lb thrust each (72,000 lb total thrust). Just looked u...

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by o0OOO0oChris
Tue Nov 13, 2018 11:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lion Air 737MAX8 Crashed Jakarta to Pangkal Pinang
Replies: 3188
Views: 594438

Re: Lion Air 737MAX8 Crashed Jakarta to Pangal Pinang

I think kalvado`s analysis and this quote of the Seattle Times article ist especially interesting: A former Boeing executive, speaking on condition of anonymity because discussion of accident investigations is supposed to be closely held, said that Boeing engineers didn’t introduce the change to the...

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by o0OOO0oChris
Sun Nov 11, 2018 7:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lion Air 737MAX8 Crashed Jakarta to Pangkal Pinang
Replies: 3188
Views: 594438

Re: Lion Air 737MAX8 Crashed Jakarta to Pangal Pinang

That leaked AA eMail to their 737 pilots on page 49 of the other forum is really interesting. A completely new max system designed to operate the trim uncommanded when it thinks the aircraft is approaching a stall is pretty significant. Not publishing any info of it anywhere is a very astonishing mo...

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by o0OOO0oChris
Wed Oct 31, 2018 11:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish BizJet crashes in Iran - March 2018
Replies: 14
Views: 12020

Re: Turkish BizJet crashes in Iran - March 2018

Some more details here: https://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=20180311-0 This time (compared to AF447) the copilot tried the right thing and started doing the checklist: The copilot tried to begin reading of the 'EFIS COMP MON' abnormal procedure for three times but due to pilot interru...

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by o0OOO0oChris
Fri Aug 24, 2018 5:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hi Fly A380 operations thread 2018
Replies: 293
Views: 44786

Re: Hi Fly A380 operations thread 2018

https://www.flightradar24.com/data/aircraft/9h-mip
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Hifly flew the last leg for Norwegian yesterday and headed to cdg.

Today will be the first flight to Reunion.
https://www.flightradar24.com/data/aircraft/9h-mip

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by o0OOO0oChris
Tue Aug 21, 2018 10:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hi Fly A380 operations thread 2018
Replies: 293
Views: 44786

Re: Hi Fly A380 operations thread 2018

Looks like a pretty on-time operation for the last seven days. (With the adjusted shedule) Hardly a desaster. https://www.flightradar24.com/data/aircraft/9h-mip This guy actually took the chance to get the singapore airlines first class suite hard product for 1000$: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E...

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by o0OOO0oChris
Sat Jul 21, 2018 12:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hi Fly unveil A380 Coral Reef livery
Replies: 56
Views: 14011

Re: Hi Fly unveil A380 Coral Reef livery

The Mirpuri Foundation linked a video on their homepage:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PU7hQX2C3as
Nice!

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by o0OOO0oChris
Thu Jul 19, 2018 6:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hi Fly unveil A380 Coral Reef livery
Replies: 56
Views: 14011

Re: Hi Fly unveil A380 Coral Reef livery

While I don`t like the color (but may be some white balance issue), I think this is a clever move by HiFly. As this bird will probably serve several operators, it is neutral (can`t see any reference to HiFly ) without being boring-white. I think it would feel strange for me boarding a white plane. ...

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by o0OOO0oChris
Wed Jul 18, 2018 7:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hi Fly unveil A380 Coral Reef livery
Replies: 56
Views: 14011

Re: Hi Fly unveil A380 Coral Reef livery

While I don`t like the color (but may be some white balance issue), I think this is a clever move by HiFly. As this bird will probably serve several operators, it is neutral (can`t see any reference to HiFly) without being boring-white. I think it would feel strange for me boarding a white plane. Th...

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by o0OOO0oChris
Sat May 19, 2018 8:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 1st Aircraft in Lufthansa updated Livery. D-ABVM (B744)
Replies: 92
Views: 18405

Re: 1st Aircraft in Lufthansa updated Livery. D-ABVM (B744)

I was watching lh on approch with the old livery just the other day. It was pretty far away, but still, I instantly knew what carrier it was. The yellow was the key. I always thought it was brilliant and so easily recognizable. The new approach version I and also this new version triggers nothing at...

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by o0OOO0oChris
Sat Mar 31, 2018 12:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A321LR Seychelles to Toulouse Non-Stop 11 hours
Replies: 206
Views: 40663

Re: Airbus A321LR Seychelles to Toulouse Non-Stop 11 hours

Now that you've raised this question about the material of the pipes, I've found another article stating that they are made of plastic, so their weight is indeed negligible. https://www.engadget.com/2014/04/08/test-a350/ Ok, my theory is blown. They really look like welded steel. Thank`s for the li...

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by o0OOO0oChris
Sat Mar 31, 2018 12:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A321LR Seychelles to Toulouse Non-Stop 11 hours
Replies: 206
Views: 40663

Re: Airbus A321LR Seychelles to Toulouse Non-Stop 11 hours

Coment here claims tanks in the hold filled with water. If true it makes the pipe mass calculation irrelevant; the load was realistic. http://www.air-journal.fr/2018-03-31-un-airbus-a321neo-lr-relie-les-seychelles-a-toulouse-sans-escale-5196706.html Ok, after thinking about it - it probably does ma...

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by o0OOO0oChris
Sat Mar 31, 2018 11:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A321LR Seychelles to Toulouse Non-Stop 11 hours
Replies: 206
Views: 40663

Re: Airbus A321LR Seychelles to Toulouse Non-Stop 11 hours

I’m not sure I understand the purpose of testing the systems for the human heat output of fewer than max passenger count let alone typical pax count. It’s sort of like testing the efficacy of your HVAC system on an 78 degree day (that’s 25C). I've found some info in the link below. "The humano...

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by o0OOO0oChris
Mon Mar 19, 2018 9:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MH370: Malaysia resumes search to find aircraft
Replies: 418
Views: 75688

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

The baffling thing is that if it were done on purpose, no reasoning was left behind to explain the motivation. If it was political, suicide, hijack, etc. Usually the perpetrator would make some statement to show their motivation. Why make a plane disappear so that no one knows why? You may look int...

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by o0OOO0oChris
Wed Mar 07, 2018 9:33 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: SpaceX - Tests, Launches, Developments
Replies: 1979
Views: 226303

Re: SpaceX - Tests, Launches, Developments

Congratulations SpaceX for the 50th successful mission! Pushing 6100kg in orbit and -in theory- being able to recover the booster is impressive. At least at first sight. Looking at this into more detail, there are major financial drawbacks in this mission. Switching the mission to recovery came at a...

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by o0OOO0oChris
Thu Mar 01, 2018 6:25 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: New weapon. Russia.
Replies: 78
Views: 6165

Re: New weapon. Russia.

Interesting article: https://www.nextbigfuture.com/2018/03/russia-propoganda-whines-we-have-lots-of-nukes-but-you-obsess-about-elon-musk-spacex-and-not-us.html The editor-in-chief of the Kremlin-backed RT news outlet tweeted “Elon Musk my ass” in response to the new strategic nuclear weapons, poking...

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by o0OOO0oChris
Thu Mar 01, 2018 2:56 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: SpaceX - Tests, Launches, Developments
Replies: 1979
Views: 226303

Re: SpaceX - Tests, Launches, Developments

The fairing pressurization problem is solved according to spaceflight now on twitter: https://twitter.com/SpaceflightNow/status/968857297849081857 Due to the Atlas launch on March 1st, Hispasat cannot be launched tomorrow as some rumours suggested. http://spacenews.com/falcon-9-launch-to-wait-until-...

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by o0OOO0oChris
Sat Feb 24, 2018 5:06 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: SpaceX - Tests, Launches, Developments
Replies: 1979
Views: 226303

Re: SpaceX - Tests, Launches, Developments

Should add considerable fixed cost having them waiting between down range landing missions. Well, is the ocean at the splashdown area un-deep enough to anchor those shippies? David No chance: https://www.researchgate.net/figure/Map-of-Florida-Straits-with-the-cable-and-tide-gauge-locations-Bathymet...

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by o0OOO0oChris
Sat Feb 24, 2018 3:27 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: SpaceX - Tests, Launches, Developments
Replies: 1979
Views: 226303

Re: SpaceX - Tests, Launches, Developments

Sunday`s Hispasat mission scrubbed due to fairing issues: https://twitter.com/SpaceX/status/967270883713679360 Standing down from this weekend's launch attempt to conduct additional testing on the fairing’s pressurization system. Once complete, and pending range availability, we will confirm a new t...

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by o0OOO0oChris
Fri Jan 19, 2018 7:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Crazy landing today during high winds (110 km/h) at Düsseldorf Airport
Replies: 44
Views: 10810

Re: Crazy landing today during high winds (110 km/h) at Düsseldorf Airport

The video looks sped up to me. Look at the red flashing lights on the background Eurowings Airbus. They appear to be flashing faster than normal from my memory. Good observation. Cargospotter has a video of the same approach, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CI9YthsaL6g It looks less spectacular in ...

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by o0OOO0oChris
Sat Jan 13, 2018 9:18 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: SpaceX - Tests, Launches, Developments
Replies: 1979
Views: 226303

Re: SpaceX - Tests, Launches, Developments

Regarding Zuma: UsLaunchReport, the guys who captured the Amos 6 failure, where lucky again. They caught fairing separation, right when they where supposed to, on camera: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MouF4CXkt7o They just came to the wrong conclusion. They think one fairing was stuck, as you can ...

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by o0OOO0oChris
Sat Dec 30, 2017 12:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Safest Year in Aviation History?
Replies: 48
Views: 10091

Re: Safest Year in Aviation History?

I you think about the rapid growth and all those large aircraft orders lately, the trend is astonishing: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aviation_accidents_and_incidents#Statistics The number of incidents is below 100 for the first time and the fatalities is at a record low at 374. That`s 85 less than ...

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by o0OOO0oChris
Tue Dec 26, 2017 8:46 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: SpaceX - Tests, Launches, Developments
Replies: 1979
Views: 226303

Re: SpaceX - Tests, Launches, Developments

Interesting decision, not their normal way of doing things. They probably had to drop the interstage for the load transfer structures and where forced to go that way.. The more I think about it .. now it makes totally sense why they use titanium gridfins on the low-energy sidecores and a aluminium ...

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by o0OOO0oChris
Tue Dec 26, 2017 8:35 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: SpaceX - Tests, Launches, Developments
Replies: 1979
Views: 226303

Re: SpaceX - Tests, Launches, Developments

Interesting.... I just noticed that the overhead picture of the FH in post #770 is a composite of two pictures cropped together!. Tugg I think there have to be more pictures stiched together. There is no way you can take a single picture of a 230ft rocket inside a relatively narrow assambly hall, s...

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by o0OOO0oChris
Tue Dec 26, 2017 7:40 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: SpaceX - Tests, Launches, Developments
Replies: 1979
Views: 226303

Re: SpaceX - Tests, Launches, Developments

There are no block 5 boosters yet. The side boosters on the FH need the bigger titanium grid fins with better control authority because they don't have an interstage, which changes the airflow quite a bit. Up to your post, I thought the Falcon heavy sidecores had an interstage, because the gridfins...

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by o0OOO0oChris
Thu Oct 12, 2017 11:17 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: SpaceX - Tests, Launches, Developments
Replies: 1979
Views: 226303

Re: SpaceX - Tests, Launches, Developments

Those gridfins looked really toasty before the feed from the F9 cut off. I saw this two and looked at it more closely. I made some conclusions: Musk said that Bulgariasat was the highest energy entry to that date. I took at this webcast again and compared them. Bulgariasat started entry burn travel...

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by o0OOO0oChris
Thu Oct 05, 2017 10:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Crazy A380 landing in DUS during storm
Replies: 60
Views: 18736

Re: Crazy A380 landing in DUS during storm

Crazy landing indeed. If you look at the rudder deflections, it looks like the A380 just followed them? Curious: If you look at the rudder before landing, the lower part of the rudder defelcts much more than the upper part. As soon as the landing gear touched down, upper- and lower rudder deflected ...

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by o0OOO0oChris
Sun Sep 24, 2017 8:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KLM 777 wing panel falls off and hits driving car
Replies: 56
Views: 18561

Re: KLM 777 wing panel falls off and hits driving car

I just found this comment on AVHerald: Panel 198AR This panel is part of the faring between fuselage and wing and its only purpose is to make the aircraft more aerodynamically. It is not part of any structure and therefore not endangering a safe operation of the flight. The panel has a lot of screws...

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