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by A320FlyGuy
Tue Jul 02, 2019 6:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing falsified records for a 787 sold to AC
Replies: 92
Views: 26014

Re: Boeing falsified records for a 787 sold to AC

With 160,000 employees there will always be bad actors. Unless directed by multiple layers of management it is impossible to say there’s a cultural problem. Yep. Like to know what company in the world with this many people does not have bad actors like this. My guess: zero. We've had these stories ...

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by A320FlyGuy
Mon Jun 10, 2019 10:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: F50 Questions
Replies: 48
Views: 7131

Re: F50 Questions

I find the F50 a loud aircraft when taxing to gates if your nearby. Can effect hearing for a spotter. I think the F60 has same cruise speed as F60. Also I see Alliance Airlines operates F50 in Australia Around here, people don’t tolerate questions being asked when the information is freely availabl...

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by A320FlyGuy
Mon Jun 10, 2019 11:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: F50 Questions
Replies: 48
Views: 7131

Re: F50 Questions

L Maybe I should try to fly the Fokker 50 one more time in the near future. The type still flies in Sweden, not too far from the Netherlands. BRA (Braathens regional airlines) has four, all in service, flying more or less daily to some destinations. I used to fly them from HAD when Skyways was still...

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by A320FlyGuy
Thu May 16, 2019 2:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What (Not) to Say When Interviewing to Be a Flight Attendant
Replies: 56
Views: 11105

Re: What (Not) to Say When Interviewing to Be a Flight Attendant

Most of this could not be any more incorrect if you tried. Leave the interviewing advice to those who know what they are talking about. Next. That is a pretty brutal reply. Without any details on why this is so incorrect. I don't think it's brutal at all - if you get your feelings hurt by a short a...

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by A320FlyGuy
Fri Apr 26, 2019 8:35 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Does WN system penalize for early check-in attempt?
Replies: 40
Views: 4269

Re: Does WN system penalize for early check-in attempt?

This is truly the most idiotic post of the quarter....people complain about a lot in today’s world of commercial aviation but bitching about 8-10 seconds? Please. There is more than enough wrong with the world today without complaining about a 10 second delay. This is almost as laughable as the Kore...

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by A320FlyGuy
Sun Apr 21, 2019 8:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing' s Trouble: Claims of Shoddy Production Draw Scrutiny to a Second Boeing Jet
Replies: 117
Views: 25843

Re: Boeing' s Trouble: Claims of Shoddy Production Draw Scrutiny to a Second Boeing Jet

And this is why McDonnell-Douglas should have been bailed out and restructured, not allowed to get bought. Yeah, because McDonnell Douglas has such a reputation for building a safe aircraft with no issues that would lead to a grounding.... :roll: If you're trying to tar McDonnell Douglas with the g...

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by A320FlyGuy
Sun Apr 21, 2019 1:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing' s Trouble: Claims of Shoddy Production Draw Scrutiny to a Second Boeing Jet
Replies: 117
Views: 25843

Re: Boeing' s Trouble: Claims of Shoddy Production Draw Scrutiny to a Second Boeing Jet

Boeing is a company in deep trouble. If you do not think there are problems at Charleston just ask a few airlines about what they have found and you will find the NYT article to be spot on. FAA is not what it used to be and also needs a major shake up. When you only have one company in the country ...

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by A320FlyGuy
Sun Apr 21, 2019 1:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing' s Trouble: Claims of Shoddy Production Draw Scrutiny to a Second Boeing Jet
Replies: 117
Views: 25843

Re: Boeing' s Trouble: Claims of Shoddy Production Draw Scrutiny to a Second Boeing Jet

This isn’t a new issue....I’m surprised it took the NYT this long to latch on to it. Not that I trust Al Jazeera as a source of news, but this report came out several years ago....drug use on the line, employees not trusting their own product and airlines refusing the product...have a look: https://...

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by A320FlyGuy
Thu Apr 11, 2019 2:38 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: 767-200 to 767-200ER Conversion
Replies: 25
Views: 4903

Re: 767-200 to 767-200ER Conversion

Several US carriers that took delivery of the early-model 767-200A, eventually converted them to a bastardized version of the 767-200ER for use on oceanic flights. UA, AA, and TW all did post-delivery conversions. I believe Air Canada did, as well.... and I'm sure several other carriers. My questio...

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by A320FlyGuy
Wed Apr 10, 2019 11:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Confirmed: Jetblue Announces Flights to London from JFK and BOS from 2021
Replies: 947
Views: 141655

Re: Confirmed: Jetblue Announces Flights to London from JFK and BOS from 2021

Outstanding news for B6 - I do hope that they can make this work...the JFK/BOS-LHR market is really crowded....I hope that this isn’t going to be an experiment that explodes in their face....i mean, even if it doesn’t work out for them, the A321LR has the range and flexibility to be a really great a...

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by A320FlyGuy
Sun Mar 31, 2019 10:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Ends 767-300ER TATL Service From JFK
Replies: 140
Views: 21522

Re: AA Ends 767-300ER TATL Service From JFK

Good riddance to bad rubbish. The 767 is long overdue for replacement and AA has flogged these planes for all they are worth. I can’t say I will miss them.

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by A320FlyGuy
Wed Mar 27, 2019 5:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SW 737MAX returns to MCO after engine failure during repositioning flight
Replies: 48
Views: 11322

Re: SW 737MAX returns to MCO after engine failure during repositioning flight

There is no GE engine on the NEO. The engine is made by CFM International, a completely separate company from GE. And what information makes you think the A320neo is a death trap? It hasn’t crashed due to bad engineering and a lack of disclosure...it operates reliably, efficiently and profitably fo...

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by A320FlyGuy
Wed Mar 27, 2019 4:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SW 737MAX returns to MCO after engine failure during repositioning flight
Replies: 48
Views: 11322

Re: SW 737MAX returns to MCO after engine failure during repositioning flight

[photoid][/photoid] In maintainance, having one type of failure is considered better than unconnected failures in the same equipment. Normally this happens in old worn out equipment where different parts give out. The reliability of max is now under serious question. Then both the 787 and A32N relia...

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by A320FlyGuy
Wed Mar 27, 2019 2:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: China will stop granting new 737 Max 8 airworthiness certificate
Replies: 56
Views: 13757

Re: China will stop granting new 737 Max 8 airworthiness certificate

I’m not surprised. Transport Canada has said much the same thing.

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by A320FlyGuy
Wed Mar 27, 2019 2:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 9-11 shutdown
Replies: 32
Views: 7538

Re: 9-11 shutdown

As a Canadian, I was very proud of Operation Yellow Ribbon. Lufthansa named an aircraft Gander/Halifax as a tribute to the kindness those cities showed strandard passengers. The Canadian response was truly impressive and despite all the horror of that day, the kindness that was shown to those who we...

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by A320FlyGuy
Wed Mar 27, 2019 1:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SW 737MAX returns to MCO after engine failure during repositioning flight
Replies: 48
Views: 11322

Re: SW 737MAX returns to MCO after engine failure during repo.

Someone remind me, didn’t the DC-10 suffer greatly due to a rash of incidents that destroyed public perception? That and ETOPS twins It did indeed. After American 191, that was the final nail in the coffin for the DC-10s reputation in the eyes of the public. The very public crash, despite being cau...

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by A320FlyGuy
Wed Mar 27, 2019 1:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Can AA Reactivate MD-80's to fill in for MAX8's?
Replies: 20
Views: 2151

Re: Can AA Reactivate MD-80's to fill in for MAX8's?

Can AA reactivate the 727-200 to solve the MAX problems? I really hope SW to load some 732 into Texas routes to free one or other 73G. Why stop there? Let’s bring back the DC-10.....American can buy a few back from FedEx and start an F2P conversion program Air Canada is bringing back A340s Southwes...

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by A320FlyGuy
Thu Mar 21, 2019 7:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Could AA cancel their 737 MAX orders?
Replies: 13
Views: 2342

Re: Could AA cancel their 737 MAX orders?

Don’t forget....Airbus has some open delivery slots thanks to the cancellations announced at the beginning of March....to keep in AAs good books, I’m sure Airbus would walk on water.

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by A320FlyGuy
Wed Mar 13, 2019 6:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Trump overrules FAA, grounds 737MAX
Replies: 24
Views: 3304

Re: Trump overrules FAA, grounds 737MAX

Wow....the first smart thing the man has done since he took office.

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by A320FlyGuy
Wed Mar 13, 2019 3:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q1 2019
Replies: 6472
Views: 714014

Re: Should airline regulators consider grounding B737 MAX series

You are comparing a modern model EIS in 2018 with models 55 years ago? Many thing/ risk which was considered acceptable even 10~20 years ago no longer be the true in 2019. If you had taken the time to read my post, you would have seen that I said: It is easy to forget just how far we have come in a...

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by A320FlyGuy
Wed Mar 13, 2019 3:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q1 2019
Replies: 6472
Views: 714014

Re: Should airline regulators consider grounding B737 MAX series

I think it’s also the first time that 2 brand new aircraft crash in such a short timeframe. Maybe you should rethink that. I found this on page 30 of the crash thread. It Boeing 707: 1962: - March 1 - American Airlines Flight 1 - June 3 - Air France 007 - June 22 - Air France 117 - November 27 - Va...

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by A320FlyGuy
Tue Mar 12, 2019 1:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ethiopian Airlines 737MAX crashes enroute to Nairobi Q1 2019
Replies: 5474
Views: 716589

Re: Ethiopian Airlines 737MAX crashes enroute to Nairobi

Per Boeing's press release this morning, regarding a software update to MCAS in the near future... "...The enhanced flight control law incorporates angle of attack (AOA) inputs, limits stabilizer trim commands in response to an erroneous angle of attack reading, and provides a limit to the sta...

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by A320FlyGuy
Tue Mar 12, 2019 1:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ethiopian Airlines 737MAX crashes enroute to Nairobi Q1 2019
Replies: 5474
Views: 716589

Re: Ethiopian Airlines 737MAX crashes enroute to Nairobi

The issue that I have with the certification process is the use of a DER - a designated engineering representative who is an employee of the airframe manufacturer yet has approval powers granted by the FAA - so it’s a case of the fox guarding the henhouse. I don't think I need to remind you that yo...

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by A320FlyGuy
Tue Mar 12, 2019 1:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ethiopian Airlines 737MAX crashes enroute to Nairobi Q1 2019
Replies: 5474
Views: 716589

Re: Ethiopian Airlines 737MAX crashes enroute to Nairobi

For everyone saying Boeing should have made a clean sheet design to replace the 737, do you realize Boeing didn’t and doesn’t have the resources for a 737 replacement AND the 787??? It was one of the other. Clean sheet 737 replacement means no 787, giving away the market to the A350.. btw same thin...

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by A320FlyGuy
Tue Mar 12, 2019 1:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ethiopian Airlines 737MAX crashes enroute to Nairobi Q1 2019
Replies: 5474
Views: 716589

Re: Ethiopian Airlines 737MAX crashes enroute to Nairobi

For everyone saying Boeing should have made a clean sheet design to replace the 737, do you realize Boeing didn’t and doesn’t have the resources for a 737 replacement AND the 787??? It was one of the other. Clean sheet 737 replacement means no 787, giving away the market to the A350.. btw same thin...

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by A320FlyGuy
Tue Mar 12, 2019 1:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ethiopian Airlines 737MAX crashes enroute to Nairobi Q1 2019
Replies: 5474
Views: 716589

Re: Ethiopian Airlines 737MAX crashes enroute to Nairobi

The issue that I have with the certification process is the use of a DER - a designated engineering representative who is an employee of the airframe manufacturer yet has approval powers granted by the FAA - so it’s a case of the fox guarding the henhouse. DER's take their jobs very seriously and y...

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by A320FlyGuy
Tue Mar 12, 2019 12:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ethiopian Airlines 737MAX crashes enroute to Nairobi Q1 2019
Replies: 5474
Views: 716589

Re: Ethiopian Airlines 737MAX crashes enroute to Nairobi

We live in era, thankfully, in which air crashes have become extremely rare events. However we are presented with the situation in which two new 737MAX8 aircraft have each crashed within minutes of taking off. The odds of this happening to two separate “safe” aircraft are extremely small. The Lion ...

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by A320FlyGuy
Tue Mar 12, 2019 12:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ethiopian Airlines 737MAX crashes enroute to Nairobi Q1 2019
Replies: 5474
Views: 716589

Re: Ethiopian Airlines 737MAX crashes enroute to Nairobi

I would love to know more about the back room discussions that went on between Boeing and the FAA pertaining to the 737 MAX8 - Is it just the FAA that is on the hook here or should we also be calling out the other regulatory bodies in other parts of the world that also allowed the certification pro...

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by A320FlyGuy
Tue Mar 12, 2019 7:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ethiopian Airlines 737MAX crashes enroute to Nairobi Q1 2019
Replies: 5474
Views: 716589

Re: Ethiopian Airlines 737MAX crashes enroute to Nairobi

We ultimately learned that the two incidents/accidents had nothing in common. But immediately following AF447 we didn't know what caused the crash. We did know, though, about Qantas 72. But immediately following ET802, we didn't know what caused the crash. We did know, though, about LionAir 610. RE...

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by A320FlyGuy
Tue Mar 12, 2019 7:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Any chance to save the A380 still?
Replies: 57
Views: 6171

Re: Any chance to save the A380 still?

I’m surprised it could not be turned into a freighter, how many decks could they put into it for freight on long haul I don’t think it’s so much an issue with the capability of the aircraft, but rather handling freight since you don’t have the straight in loading capability of the 747 and the fusel...

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by A320FlyGuy
Tue Mar 12, 2019 7:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ethiopian Airlines 737MAX crashes enroute to Nairobi Q1 2019
Replies: 5474
Views: 716589

Re: Ethiopian Airlines 737MAX crashes enroute to Nairobi

First of all, Qantas 72 and AF447 were very different situations and really share no commonality other than both are A330s. We ultimately learned that the two incidents/accidents had nothing in common. But immediately following AF447 we didn't know what caused the crash. We did know, though, about ...

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by A320FlyGuy
Tue Mar 12, 2019 7:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ethiopian Airlines 737MAX crashes enroute to Nairobi Q1 2019
Replies: 5474
Views: 716589

Re: Ethiopian Airlines 737MAX crashes enroute to Nairobi

1. Aviation doesn’t always take the time needed to properly resolve a problem - look at the DC-10 cargo door or the 737 rudder or the various bugs that have plagued Airbus. It’s happened before, it could certainly happen again. And that's because ( Western ) regulators are beholden to corporate int...

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by A320FlyGuy
Tue Mar 12, 2019 7:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ethiopian Airlines 737MAX crashes enroute to Nairobi Q1 2019
Replies: 5474
Views: 716589

Re: Ethiopian Airlines 737MAX crashes enroute to Nairobi

1. Aviation doesn’t always take the time needed to properly resolve a problem - look at the DC-10 cargo door or the 737 rudder or the various bugs that have plagued Airbus. It’s happened before, it could certainly happen again. And that's because ( Western ) regulators are beholden to corporate int...

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by A320FlyGuy
Tue Mar 12, 2019 7:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ethiopian Airlines 737MAX crashes enroute to Nairobi Q1 2019
Replies: 5474
Views: 716589

Re: Ethiopian Airlines 737MAX crashes enroute to Nairobi

What have we seen? There has been no conclusion to either crash. I get that you are biased toward Airbus but come on. Would you have supported grounding the A320 after the XL Airways crash and the A330 after the Qantas plunge? Apparently when a little water gets in the AOA sensors on the A320 it ca...

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by A320FlyGuy
Tue Mar 12, 2019 7:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ethiopian Airlines 737MAX crashes enroute to Nairobi Q1 2019
Replies: 5474
Views: 716589

Re: Ethiopian Airlines 737MAX crashes enroute to Nairobi

I guess I am surprised that a new aircraft could have such a flaw with all the testing that was done wouldn't something like an MCAS or faulty software error be found..or is it more likely that its not enough training in such a new platform with new procedures and knowing the new aircraft? I agree ...

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by A320FlyGuy
Tue Mar 12, 2019 6:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ethiopian Airlines 737MAX crashes enroute to Nairobi Q1 2019
Replies: 5474
Views: 716589

Re: Ethiopian Airlines 737MAX crashes enroute to Nairobi

Do you realize that the 777 is a full FBW aircraft? Wow....really? :roll: Of course I know that the 777 is a full Fly by Wire aircraft - my point was that I hope that whatever software changes that Boeing makes to the 777 software are more throughly tested, developed and executed than what we have ...

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by A320FlyGuy
Tue Mar 12, 2019 6:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ethiopian Airlines 737MAX crashes enroute to Nairobi Q1 2019
Replies: 5474
Views: 716589

Re: Ethiopian Airlines 737MAX crashes enroute to Nairobi

I guess I am surprised that a new aircraft could have such a flaw with all the testing that was done wouldn't something like an MCAS or faulty software error be found..or is it more likely that its not enough training in such a new platform with new procedures and knowing the new aircraft? I agree ...

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by A320FlyGuy
Tue Mar 12, 2019 6:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ethiopian Airlines 737MAX crashes enroute to Nairobi Q1 2019
Replies: 5474
Views: 716589

Re: Ethiopian Airlines 737MAX crashes enroute to Nairobi

I guess I am surprised that a new aircraft could have such a flaw with all the testing that was done wouldn't something like an MCAS or faulty software error be found..or is it more likely that its not enough training in such a new platform with new procedures and knowing the new aircraft? I agree ...

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by A320FlyGuy
Tue Mar 12, 2019 6:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Any chance to save the A380 still?
Replies: 57
Views: 6171

Re: Any chance to save the A380 still?

I think that the only way that the A380 would survive is if there was a significant order placed in the next 8-12 months. Don’t forget that many of the large, complex components for the A380 are ordered and manufactured YEARS in advance. By now, Airbus will have already begun to serve notice to it’s...

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by A320FlyGuy
Mon Mar 11, 2019 7:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ethiopian Airlines 737MAX crashes enroute to Nairobi Q1 2019
Replies: 5474
Views: 716589

Re: Ethiopian Airlines 737MAX crashes enroute to Nairobi

Oh, and just wondering, how did Jacob van Zanten's 11K+ hours serve him in preventing the Tenerife disaster? I think in that case, his 11,000+ hours worked against him...he had a classic case of “getthereitis”. I have had times in the flight deck where boarding is taking forever, cargo is still bei...

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by A320FlyGuy
Sun Mar 10, 2019 9:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ethiopian Airlines 737MAX crashes enroute to Nairobi Q1 2019
Replies: 5474
Views: 716589

Re: Ethiopian Airlines 737MAX crashes enroute to Nairobi

Prove that bolded part for me, please use your extensive aerospace knowledge that outweighs both Boeing, the FAA and other certification authorities. Well, 10 years flying the A320, a degree in mechanical engineering with a minor in information systems and human behaviour and my masters in aeronaut...

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by A320FlyGuy
Sun Mar 10, 2019 9:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ethiopian Airlines 737MAX crashes enroute to Nairobi Q1 2019
Replies: 5474
Views: 716589

Re: Ethiopian Airlines 737MAX crashes enroute to Nairobi

No....it is unstable because the weight and balance characteristics have been altered by the larger and heavier LEAP engines. Boeing has tried to use software that is either poorly executed or poorly documented or poorly communicated or all of the above. Relaxed stability is fine in military aircra...

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by A320FlyGuy
Sun Mar 10, 2019 7:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ethiopian Airlines 737MAX crashes enroute to Nairobi Q1 2019
Replies: 5474
Views: 716589

Re: Ethiopian Airlines 737MAX crashes enroute to Nairobi

No evidence of fire from a fully laden plane? Thoughts on this? Often in a high speed impact, the fuel will disperse on impact and there won’t be a significant post crash fire. The Turkish Airlines DC-10 that crashed outside Paris had a relatively large fuel load but fire was minimal due to the hig...

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by A320FlyGuy
Sun Mar 10, 2019 6:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ethiopian Airlines 737MAX crashes enroute to Nairobi Q1 2019
Replies: 5474
Views: 716589

Re: Ethiopian Airlines 737MAX crashes enroute to Nairobi

This is getting ridiculous, you don't have to be an aerospace engineer, 737 MAX maintenance worker, 737 MAX pilot or instructor, Boeing design engineer, FAA executive or whatever in order to have a valid opinion on this topic... ...we know they are a bit unstable by design What on earth has led you...

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by A320FlyGuy
Sun Mar 10, 2019 6:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ethiopian Airlines 737MAX crashes enroute to Nairobi Q1 2019
Replies: 5474
Views: 716589

Re: Ethiopian Airlines 737MAX crashes enroute to Nairobi

scbriml wrote:
LTC8K6 wrote:
2 flights out of how many flights


Does it really matter how many MAX flights there have been since EIS? We're talking about hundreds of dead bodies in those two flights. Some people seem to be losing sight of that.


That is an excellent comment and more people need to keep that in mind.

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by A320FlyGuy
Sun Mar 10, 2019 6:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ethiopian Airlines 737MAX crashes enroute to Nairobi Q1 2019
Replies: 5474
Views: 716589

Re: Ethiopian Airlines 737MAX crashes enroute to Nairobi

And don't forget that grounding was unique because not only was the DC-10 grounded in the US and all countries that accept FAA certification data but the FAA enacted a special condition banning the DC-10 from US airspace. If this happens with the MAX (which could happen...) it will certainly be a s...

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by A320FlyGuy
Sun Mar 10, 2019 1:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ethiopian Airlines 737MAX crashes enroute to Nairobi Q1 2019
Replies: 5474
Views: 716589

Re: Ethiopian Airlines 737MAX crashes enroute to Nairobi

) How about engine failure? It's possible....but the aircraft should have more than enough power to handle an engine failure at altitude Didya not read the rest of my post? C'mon. Takeoff from a hot, high-altitude airport with a well-loaded aircraft (admittedly for a 2-hour flight, so not max fuel)...

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by A320FlyGuy
Sun Mar 10, 2019 12:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ethiopian Airlines 737MAX crashes enroute to Nairobi Q1 2019
Replies: 5474
Views: 716589

Re: Ethiopian Airlines 737MAX crashes enroute to Nairobi

wjcandee wrote:
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How about engine failure?



It's possible....but the aircraft should have more than enough power to handle an engine failure at altitude

The bottom line is that at this point, it's all conjecture and we are not going to get answers for quite some time.

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by A320FlyGuy
Sun Mar 10, 2019 12:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ethiopian Airlines 737MAX crashes enroute to Nairobi Q1 2019
Replies: 5474
Views: 716589

Re: Ethiopian Airlines 737MAX crashes enroute to Nairobi

There are 350 Boeing 737 MAX delivered as of January 31, 2019. Even if this crash is MCAS related, grounding the fleet will be a difficult decision for the FAA. There is a procedure how to recover the aircraft from the MCAS fault, not to mention the huge inconvenience the grounding would cause to t...

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by A320FlyGuy
Sun Mar 10, 2019 12:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ethiopian Airlines 737MAX crashes enroute to Nairobi Q1 2019
Replies: 5474
Views: 716589

Re: Ethiopian Airlines 737MAX crashes enroute to Nairobi

I can't find it right now but has there been any comparison of the radar data from both the Lionair and ET accidents? It's a tad creepy that this plane took its first flight on the day the LionAir plane crashed.

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