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by cat3appr50
Sun Aug 09, 2020 10:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air India Express IX1344 landing accident at Kozhikode
Replies: 205
Views: 46503

Re: Air India Express IX1344 landing accident at Kozhikode

Based on the flight route and WX including winds aloft and stated passenger loading, calc. fuel and normal contingency, final reserves, etc. estimated landing weight would have been around 135,000 lbs. Estimated Vref30 would be around 143 knots, and with A’Br 3 in rain per VOCL METAR, it would prov...

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by cat3appr50
Sat Aug 08, 2020 5:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air India Express IX1344 landing accident at Kozhikode
Replies: 205
Views: 46503

Re: Air India Express IX1344 landing accident at Kozhikode

Based on the flight route and WX including winds aloft and stated passenger loading, calc. fuel and normal contingency, final reserves, etc. estimated landing weight would have been around 135,000 lbs. Estimated Vref30 would be around 143 knots, and with A’Br 3 in rain per VOCL METAR, it would provi...

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by cat3appr50
Fri May 22, 2020 11:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIA A320 (flight PK8303) crashes in Karachi
Replies: 730
Views: 155149

Re: PIA A320 (flight PK8303) crashes in Karachi

Draw a straight line along the angle of attack at the area suspected of being the engine striking the runway. The fuselage would have struck the ground just aft of the wing. Not to mention the nacelle would probably been ripped off. Fishy. TVNWZ, my thoughts exactly. No marks on the tail underside ...

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by cat3appr50
Fri May 22, 2020 7:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIA A320 (flight PK8303) crashes in Karachi
Replies: 730
Views: 155149

Re: PIA A320 (flight PK8303) crashes in Karachi

So, if the assertions are correct that a first approach and landing was performed with gear up, and the asserted staining and marks on the bottom of both engines from that photo are legit, that would imply that both engines skid across the runway during the gear up first approach attempted landing. ...

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by cat3appr50
Wed May 13, 2020 6:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 777X Testing/Production Thread - 2020
Replies: 1684
Views: 319472

Re: Boeing 777X Testing/Production Thread - 2020

FlightAware (and Flightradar24 data confirmed same) flight data for the BOE1 B779 test flight on May 12, 2020 notes at location 47.9792 / -119.8654 at 2238Z the performance was FL301 at 520 Kn GS and 101 deg. true track, and at a low climb rate of 150 FPM. Based on (average of KSEA and KGEG) winds a...

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by cat3appr50
Mon May 11, 2020 7:34 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: How long will middle seats be deemed “off limits” for most flights?
Replies: 39
Views: 3069

Re: How long will middle seats be deemed “off limits” for most flights?

The flight from KEWR to KSFO with the 25 doctors and nurses aboard, was reported by one of the doctors on board via Twitter that it was a completely full flight. This story is all over the media today. That was UAL Flight 2264 B738, Reg. N77536 C16Y150 (166 max. passengers). The 25 doctors and nurse...

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by cat3appr50
Mon Mar 23, 2020 8:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FAA orders carriers to inspect 11 IAE-powered A320s after VN920 incident
Replies: 28
Views: 9010

Re: FAA orders carriers to inspect 11 IAE-powered A320s after VN920 incident

IMO, this is a big deal for a 7 year old aircraft, relative to an engine HP turbine uncontained failure at high speed (high energy) on takeoff. I find it incredible that the airline owner, VCAA, and others as reported noted, and surely after an inspection, that this was only a tire failure causing d...

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by cat3appr50
Tue Feb 18, 2020 7:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest CEO given green light by Board to look at other aircraft
Replies: 280
Views: 72969

Re: Southwest CEO given green light by Board to look at other aircraft

IMO SWA potentially opening their fleet to other manufacturers’ and aircraft types doesn’t make a lot of financial or marketing sense, relative to maintaining the corporate long standing and successful “brand.” Sadly (BTW I'm an American) the US FAA abdicated their regulatory responsibilities to Boe...

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by cat3appr50
Fri Feb 14, 2020 10:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 777X Testing/Production Thread - 2020
Replies: 1684
Views: 319472

Re: Boeing 777X Testing/Production Thread - 2020

Anybody have an educated guess (by general past experience that is with new aircraft flight testing, absolutely not asking for any confidential information) what the total (ballpark) payload may be at this point of flight testing (engineers, techs., ops. people, test eqpt., ballast, etc.)?

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by cat3appr50
Sun Feb 02, 2020 5:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Airbus redesigns A350 control panel to resist liquid spillage
Replies: 169
Views: 30210

Re: A350 engine shutdown incidents linked to cockpit drink spills

This is not a cupholder problem (but for real, chill out over cupholders everyone, sheesh.) This is an A350 problem. It is, sorry. How many ***in-flight shutdowns of engines*** have we heard of due to spilled coffee!? As if coffee has never been spilled in any other plane. The A350 is a fine aircra...

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by cat3appr50
Sat Feb 01, 2020 8:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Kobe Bryant killed in a helicopter crash
Replies: 778
Views: 115491

Re: Kobe Bryant killed in a helicopter crash

Such a tragic accident. God's comfort be with the loved ones and families of those who lost their lives. At the flight lat/long data point 34.143 / -118.703 where the L turn toward the South from the I-101 Interstate was made (effectively now heading toward the Church in the Canyon area), had the pi...

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by cat3appr50
Fri Jan 31, 2020 7:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Airbus redesigns A350 control panel to resist liquid spillage
Replies: 169
Views: 30210

Re: A350 engine shutdown incidents linked to cockpit drink spills

So, what is the objective technical evidence that the spilled coffee created this engine anomaly (twice, in separate flights)...resulting in circuit breaker trips, short circuits, etc. which can typically be determined via the stored maintenance data (no idea if this data is captured on the DFDR in ...

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by cat3appr50
Fri Jan 24, 2020 6:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 777-9 first flight 25 January 2020
Replies: 970
Views: 80853

Re: Boeing 777-9 first flight 24 January 2020 (weather permitting)

Looks like per WX radar the rain will clear in a few.

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by cat3appr50
Thu Jan 16, 2020 6:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A DL 772, Flying LAX-PVG, Makes Emergency Landing And Dumps Fuel On School
Replies: 565
Views: 56886

Re: A DL 772, Flying LAX-PVG, Makes Emergency Landing And Dumps Fuel On School

From calcs. for a B777 200 with 181 passengers and negligible cargo, and block fuel for the KLAX to ZSPD dispatch route (with winds aloft), with normal contingency, reserves, and alternate fuel, and based on the estimated fuel burn from the engine issue diversion point back to KLAX for landing...it...

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by cat3appr50
Wed Jan 15, 2020 8:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A DL 772, Flying LAX-PVG, Makes Emergency Landing And Dumps Fuel On School
Replies: 565
Views: 56886

Re: A DL 772, Flying LAX-PVG, Makes Emergency Landing And Dumps Fuel On School

From calcs. for a B777 200 with 181 passengers and negligible cargo, and block fuel for the KLAX to ZSPD dispatch route (with winds aloft), with normal contingency, reserves, and alternate fuel, and based on the estimated fuel burn from the engine issue diversion point back to KLAX for landing...it ...

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by cat3appr50
Thu Jan 09, 2020 5:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Iran admits to accidentally shooting down Ukraine Flight 752
Replies: 2728
Views: 296791

Re: Reports of Ukrainian 737 Crash in Tehran,Iran

First off, may God comfort the families and loved ones of those who lost their lives in this tragic incident. The flight data (from updated FlightRadar24 and FlightAware) for the UIA PS-752 flight performance parameters (altitude, location, GS, v/s fpm) compared to the most previous day (Jan. 6, 202...

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by cat3appr50
Mon Dec 23, 2019 4:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing CEO resigns, David Calhoun named President and CEO
Replies: 300
Views: 39166

Re: Boeing CEO resigns, David Calhoun named President and CEO

The Boeing Starliner failure to insert into correct orbit and not be able to dock with the ISS, and returned to the ocean instead for Rev 1 was likely the straw that broke the camel’s back. It has been deeply troubling (and for millions of Americans, including me, a national embarrassment) regarding...

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by cat3appr50
Mon Dec 16, 2019 5:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Qantas picks A350-1000 as preferred platform for Project Sunrise; Final decision due March 2020
Replies: 1405
Views: 256797

Re: Updated: Qantas picks A350-1000 as preferred platform for Project Sunrise; Final decision due March 2020

Based on my calcs for the (optimized) Proj. Sunrise route YSSY-EGLL, around 9,225 NM, for a selected flight date (and historical WX),with a typical route HW component: The B777-8 can meet (and exceed) the original Project Sunrise 300 basis passengers. For the noted optimized route, the B777-8 can ac...

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by cat3appr50
Mon Dec 02, 2019 10:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: PC-12 Crash in Chamberlain NTSB Preliminary released
Replies: 117
Views: 4510

Re: PC-12 crash in Chamberlain leaving 9 dead

Based on a Pilatus PC-12NG, for the 9V9 to KIDA Flight Date/Dep. Time, FL220, Est. 530 NM route, Normal CRZ TAS, normal passenger and bags loading in terms of lbs/pssgr. and lbs/bag, no extra cargo, with winds aloft for date/route, est, 2 hrs. 0 min. flight time, with closest usable alternate airpor...

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by cat3appr50
Sat Nov 23, 2019 12:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PAL one engine return to LAX
Replies: 84
Views: 19619

Re: PAL one engine return to LAX

Based on the planned route (and assumed close to full passenger capacity) and winds aloft, and associated calculated block fuel (with normal reserves, contingency, and alternate fuel), and the return to landing KLAX Rwy 25R from around 5,000’ during initial climb, looks like the landing weight would...

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by cat3appr50
Sat Oct 19, 2019 7:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q4 2019, Production suspended
Replies: 5670
Views: 746066

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q4 2019

As I understand it, the originally designed MCAS activation rate was 0.6 degrees motion of the horizontal stabilizer in 10 sec. This was as reported placed into the flight software relative to stall protection for high speed maneuvers. This MCAS mode and the noted activation rate was, as reported, c...

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by cat3appr50
Fri Sep 27, 2019 9:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: And the next: Air Tanzania A220-300 engine failure_26-Sep-2019
Replies: 36
Views: 12334

Re: And the next: Air Tanzania A220-300 engine failure_26-Sep-2019

TC123 MWZ to DAR 9/25/19 Airbus A220-300, Reg. No. 5H-TCH, Delivered Dec. 2018, 2 X PW 1524G Engines The original post links to a news article which notes an engine failure at 7,500’ and immediate return to MWZ. But there is no flight data (from FRadar24) which indicates any issues at 7,500’. Instea...

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by cat3appr50
Fri Aug 16, 2019 7:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jet Carrying Dale Earnhardt Jr Runs Off Runway, Catches on Fire at Elizabethton, TN
Replies: 44
Views: 10449

Re: Jet Carrying Dale Earnhardt Jr Runs Off Runway, Catches on Fire at Elizabethton, TN

Thank God Earnhardt and family and crew survived this crash and post crash fire. It was IMO a close one. It was reported that the Dale Earnhardt and family plane crash during landing at Elizabethton, TN airport yesterday was at 3:50 pm local so 1950Z. The METAR 151953Z for this time, for KTRI Tri Ci...

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by cat3appr50
Wed Aug 14, 2019 7:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian plane loses small pieces over inhabitated area at FCO
Replies: 41
Views: 13507

Re: Norwegian plane loses small pieces over inhabitated area at FCO

So, a Norwegian (DY7115) B788 with around 290 passengers on board and with RR Trent 1000 engines had an engine failure in initial climb (BTW based on the calculated normal loading for number of passengers and route and associated fuel requirements, etc. the flight likely was able to takeoff with a d...

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by cat3appr50
Sun Jul 21, 2019 2:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Plane Crash at TKK (Chuuk, FSM) - Air Niugini
Replies: 156
Views: 41278

Re: Plane Crash at TKK (Chuuk, FSM) - Air Niugini

From looking at the final report video, the Vref40 speed was 134 knots. With the report stated total block fuel loaded of 13,800 kgs / 30,424 lbs, with only 35 passengers, assuming normal passenger weights and normal passenger baggage loading and minimal other cargo (IMO 1,000 lbs would seem reasona...

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by cat3appr50
Thu Jul 18, 2019 9:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: “Dear American Airlines, I Hate You With My Whole Heart.” writes disgruntled traveler
Replies: 179
Views: 26111

Re: “Dear American Airlines, I Hate You With My Whole Heart.” writes disgruntled traveler

Not sure this belongs in this forum. The (drama extraordinaire and tirade of F words) individual procrastinated in buying an airline ticket for a priority event which surely this individual knew about many months or possibly a year or so earlier (after all it’s a wedding), and (beyond comprehension)...

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by cat3appr50
Tue Jul 16, 2019 11:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EVA Air to launch TPE-MXP on 77W
Replies: 15
Views: 3912

Re: EVA Air to launch TPE-MXP on 77W

The est. route LIMC TO RCTP (assuming 7/15/19) would be around 5700 NM. Based on a B777 300ER estimated 350 3 Class Pssgrs. and B787 900 estimated 270 3 Class Pssgrs. with cargo loading to approach max. takeoff wt., and typical contingency and final reserves fuel, total flight time would be around 1...

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by cat3appr50
Tue Jul 16, 2019 2:57 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: How come DL185 (ATL-PVG) is not a polar route today but DL583 (DTW-PVG) is!?
Replies: 50
Views: 8475

Re: How come DL185 (ATL-PVG) is not a polar route today but DL583 (DTW-PVG) is!?

Per calcs. with noted assumptions, typical cargo loading and contingency/final reserve fuel, same initial FL and final FL, IMO if DAL185 (B777 200LR), departing KATL to ZSPD on 7/11/19 at the same dep. time was on a modified polar route incorporating most of the polar route waypoints of the DAL583 (...

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by cat3appr50
Sat Jun 29, 2019 9:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q2 2019
Replies: 3768
Views: 416734

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q2 2019

Let me note first, I strongly believe Boeing manufactures great aircraft and aerospace systems, which aviation history going back over a hundred years (i.e. for aircraft) objectively proves…the B737 Max situation being, IMO (as an American) a sad and troubling inflection point relative to the curren...

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by cat3appr50
Sat May 25, 2019 3:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q2 2019
Replies: 3768
Views: 416734

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q2 2019

My oh my, all of this discussion by the FAA and others regarding the returned to service projected date for the MAX (which BTW seems to change every time the acting FAA Administrator makes a statement in the media) and yet there is no formal projected date for when the Final Accident Reports (FAR) a...

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by cat3appr50
Wed May 22, 2019 6:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q2 2019
Replies: 3768
Views: 416734

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q2 2019

The Lion Air JT610 accident occurred on Oct. 29, 2018. The KNKT Preliminary Accident Report was issued November 2018. This report contained preliminary DFDR data, minimal ATC to/from cockpit conversations, and no CVR data. No accident investigation updates (or the final report issued) have occurred ...

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by cat3appr50
Mon May 06, 2019 4:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Aeroflot 1492 SSJ100 fire at Moscow (SVO) - 40+ confirmed dead
Replies: 832
Views: 157341

Re: Updated: Aeroflot 1492 SSJ100 fire at Moscow (SVO) - 40+ confirmed dead

Gods grace be with the families and loved ones of those who sadly lost their lives. Based on some comments that the aircraft was at excessive speed during landing, not seeing that. From both FlightRadar24 and Flightaware data (assuming accurate) at around 1,000’ (press. alt.) on landing the GS was i...

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by cat3appr50
Sun May 05, 2019 3:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Miami Air 737 runway overrun into river at NAS Jacksonville
Replies: 247
Views: 44405

Re: Miami Air 737 runway overrun into river at NAS Jacksonville

No idea what the Tower told them regarding the winds (and gusts if active) at the time of landing. From calcs. for estimated loading including fuel from route and altitude and winds aloft the estimated Vref30 speed would be approximately 141-142 Kn. The closest METARs to the landing time notes (from...

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by cat3appr50
Sun Apr 21, 2019 4:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing' s Trouble: Claims of Shoddy Production Draw Scrutiny to a Second Boeing Jet
Replies: 116
Views: 27417

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

Before any American made aircraft goes into commercial operation, the US FAA needs to approve. Every aircraft development activity from initial design through final engineering and detail drawings to the construction/production in any manufacturing or assembly Plant, to first flights and check out a...

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by cat3appr50
Sat Apr 13, 2019 8:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA300 JFK-LAX Hits object on takeoff!
Replies: 209
Views: 75602

Re: AA300 JFK-LAX Hits object on takeoff!

KJFK runway 31L is 200 ft wide X 14,511 ft long. According to the ACAMP data the AAL300 flight A321-200 with sharklets has a total wing span of 117.5 ft. The distance from aircraft vertical centerline to wing tip is 58.7 ft. The distance from the runway centerline to the (5000 ft) runway distance re...

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by cat3appr50
Fri Apr 05, 2019 3:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ethiopian Airlines 737MAX crashes enroute to Nairobi Q1 2019
Replies: 5479
Views: 749539

Re: Ethiopian Airlines 737MAX crashes enroute to Nairobi

I think Boeing aircraft are great (this does not in any way imply anything about Airbus, I think they are a great aircraft Company as well and have great aircraft) and think that they are in general very pilot user friendly and rock solid to fly. In addition, all should remember that throughout hist...

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by cat3appr50
Tue Mar 19, 2019 11:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ethiopian Airlines 737MAX crashes enroute to Nairobi Q1 2019
Replies: 5479
Views: 749539

Re: Ethiopian Airlines 737MAX crashes enroute to Nairobi

Why would any airline not have wanted the “option” of knowing by cockpit indication when a AoA disagree (between installed L and R AoA sensors and their associated output signals) condition occurs, since it could potentially lead to the MCAS automatic trim nose down cycle (including stick shaker, et...

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by cat3appr50
Fri Mar 15, 2019 6:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ethiopian Airlines 737MAX crashes enroute to Nairobi Q1 2019
Replies: 5479
Views: 749539

Re: Ethiopian Airlines 737MAX crashes enroute to Nairobi

In response to post #2340 Regarding the Lion Air JT610 accident flight, at 23:22:05 UTC, the DFDR recorded the aircraft altitude was approximately 2,150 feet and the flaps were retracted. After the flaps reached 0, the DFDR recorded automatic aircraft nose down (AND) trim active for 10 seconds follo...

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by cat3appr50
Wed Mar 13, 2019 10:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ethiopian Airlines 737MAX crashes enroute to Nairobi Q1 2019
Replies: 5479
Views: 749539

Re: Ethiopian Airlines 737MAX crashes enroute to Nairobi

In the Lion Air JT 610 flight accident, the aircraft was in climb at around 2,150 ft msl FL/UP (2,117’ aal) when MCAS was apparently activated and resulted in a very sudden descent to 1,475’ msl (1,442’ aal), a total 675’ altitude loss, with GS increasing from 260 kn. to 327 kn. This initial descent...

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by cat3appr50
Mon Mar 11, 2019 8:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ethiopian Airlines 737MAX crashes enroute to Nairobi Q1 2019
Replies: 5479
Views: 749539

Re: Ethiopian Airlines 737MAX crashes enroute to Nairobi

If going by the FlightRadar24 (unfortunately some of the data and especially vertical speed doesn’t make aeronautics sense) ground speed and altitude data (and neglecting vertical speed), from the time the flight took off reported to be around 05 38 43Z to the time data was lost at around 05 41 02Z ...

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by cat3appr50
Sun Mar 10, 2019 8:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ethiopian Airlines 737MAX crashes enroute to Nairobi Q1 2019
Replies: 5479
Views: 749539

Re: Ethiopian Airlines 737MAX crashes enroute to Nairobi

May God comfort the loved ones of all these innocent people who lost their lives in this terrible aviation accident. Not seeing how one can deduce much from the preliminary FRadar24 data at this point. For example, at 05:38:45Z the current data indicates altitude at 7,250’ and v/s +1280 fpm. At 05:3...

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by cat3appr50
Sat Mar 02, 2019 8:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Atlas Air 3591 Down in Trinity Bay, Texas
Replies: 1923
Views: 451167

Re: Atlas Air 3591 Down in Trinity Bay, Texas

May God comfort the loved ones of the three flight crew who lost their lives in this tragic accident. From the available data, GTI3591 diverted to the North after GILLL waypoint for weather (obviously radar signature). It returned from the diversion toward its original flight path approach direction...

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by cat3appr50
Sat Mar 02, 2019 6:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CLT new 12000ft runway shortened
Replies: 72
Views: 11945

Re: CLT new 12000ft runway shortened

Not sure why there would be flights from KCLT to such remote locations in the near future, whether with a 10,000’ runway or 12,000’ runway. But in any event, taking a quick technical look at a hypothetical flight from say KCLT to RKSI with a B777F at an estimated flight time of around 14.5-15 hours,...

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by cat3appr50
Sun Feb 17, 2019 9:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Airlines Declares Maintenance Emergency
Replies: 184
Views: 35714

Re: Southwest Airlines Declares Maintenance Emergency

There’s an old saying “dance with the one that brought you.” Wise words for Southwest’s Senior Management to consider. It was the SWA pilots, technicians, mechanics, flight attendants, ticket agents, etc. who primarily brought SWA to the big airline “dance” and the music and dancing goes on because ...

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by cat3appr50
Fri Dec 21, 2018 7:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Gatwick drone closures
Replies: 547
Views: 72830

Re: Gatwick drone closures

IMO deal with the drone(s) issue, either at LGW or any major airport in the world, by instituting very strict criminal penalties to the equality of purposeful and criminal endangerment of innocent lives, and criminal sentences of maybe 10+ years in prison for any person knowingly and purposefully op...

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by cat3appr50
Wed Dec 05, 2018 10:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: El Al Plane Takeoff. at Stall Speed After FMC Input Mistake
Replies: 47
Views: 13202

Re: El Al Plane Takeoff. at Stall Speed After FMC Input Mistake

There were four (each with significant total hours on commercial aircraft) pilots on this flight. All four should have been reviewing the preliminary (and final) dispatch data which would have included the takeoff weight, and a discussion of V speeds. This was obviously not the first LLBG to KEWR B7...

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by cat3appr50
Tue Nov 27, 2018 9:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lion Air 737MAX8 Crashed Jakarta to Pangkal Pinang
Replies: 3187
Views: 614574

Re: Lion Air 737MAX8 Crashed Jakarta to Pangkal Pinang

The INTS Committee reported that the inbound connecting flight (same aircraft) JT43 WADD to WIII had an AoA discrepancy between the L (Captains) and R (F.O.) AoA’s of 20 degrees. Peter Lemme’s (IMO excellent) website DFDR data interpretation at the following confirmed same: https://www.satcom.guru/2...

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by cat3appr50
Tue Nov 27, 2018 4:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lion Air 737MAX8 Crashed Jakarta to Pangkal Pinang
Replies: 3187
Views: 614574

Re: Lion Air 737MAX8 Crashed Jakarta to Pangkal Pinang

Adding to my post comments #1708 above: There seems to be no current media coverage regarding what is actually going on in proactive efforts for recovery of the (absolutely critical in this aviation accident) CVR. The (recovered) DFDR data is not providing all of the required answers. It was reporte...

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by cat3appr50
Mon Nov 26, 2018 8:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lion Air 737MAX8 Crashed Jakarta to Pangkal Pinang
Replies: 3187
Views: 614574

Re: Lion Air 737MAX8 Crashed Jakarta to Pangkal Pinang

The Lionair JT610 accident impacting the Java Sea around only 8 NM off the coast and in around only 90 ft. of water was on October 29, 2018. It is now November 26, 2018 and the CVR hasn’t been found/recovered yet. It was reported in early November that “low ping signals” most likely from the CVR wer...

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