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by Heinkel
Sun Jun 06, 2021 8:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United orders supersonic planes from Boom (was: Big United Announcement Coming Up?)
Replies: 455
Views: 59196

Re: United orders supersonic planes from Boom (was: Big United Announcement Coming Up?)

One can't have 4x fuel burn per seat mile, comparable floor space, small fleet operating economics, and charge comparable prices to 787 J today. That just doesn't work. CRJ-200 seating for J prices? Not for me. It wouldn't be 4x the fuel burn per seat mile. It would be 4x the fuel burn, but only fo...

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by Heinkel
Sat Jun 05, 2021 8:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United orders supersonic planes from Boom (was: Big United Announcement Coming Up?)
Replies: 455
Views: 59196

Re: United orders supersonic planes from Boom (was: Big United Announcement Coming Up?)

This might be a silly question, but I hear people arguing that the aircraft won't ever be permitted flying over land at all. Why is that? I thought a sonic boom only happened when an aircraft reaches the speed of sound, and when leaving the speed of sound. It doesn't happen the entire flight. Nope....

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by Heinkel
Sat Jun 05, 2021 7:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United orders supersonic planes from Boom (was: Big United Announcement Coming Up?)
Replies: 455
Views: 59196

Re: United orders supersonic planes from Boom (was: Big United Announcement Coming Up?)

But the thing is that Boom has a prototype ready to start flying soon, they went ahead of the curve with the prototype with that they will get feedback for the construction of Overture, people said the same thing with the Boeing 747, and look it's flying today. Boom is far, far away from having a &...

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by Heinkel
Fri Jun 04, 2021 11:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United orders supersonic planes from Boom (was: Big United Announcement Coming Up?)
Replies: 455
Views: 59196

Re: United orders supersonic planes from Boom (was: Big United Announcement Coming Up?)

Or depart NYC later so you arrive in London the next morning at the same time as if you left on an earlier flight on a 777? Instead of departing 6pm to get into London at 6am, you can depart at 9pm or so, giving you more time in the office. How can an argument seriously be going slower is better th...

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by Heinkel
Fri Jun 04, 2021 9:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United orders supersonic planes from Boom (was: Big United Announcement Coming Up?)
Replies: 455
Views: 59196

Re: United orders supersonic planes from Boom (was: Big United Announcement Coming Up?)

This might be a silly question, but I hear people arguing that the aircraft won't ever be permitted flying over land at all. Why is that? I thought a sonic boom only happened when an aircraft reaches the speed of sound, and when leaving the speed of sound. It doesn't happen the entire flight. Nope....

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by Heinkel
Thu Jun 03, 2021 5:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United orders supersonic planes from Boom (was: Big United Announcement Coming Up?)
Replies: 455
Views: 59196

Re: United orders supersonic planes from Boom (was: Big United Announcement Coming Up?)

PASSENGER CAPACITY: 65 to 88 CRUISING ALTITUDE: 60,000 FT CARBON: NET-ZERO LENGTH: 205 FT SPEED: MACH 1.7 RANGE: 4250 NM (4888 MI) More information about the Boom Overture: https://boomsupersonic.com/overture Their own video says, that the BOOM company has 140 employees. So a team of 140 employees ...

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by Heinkel
Sun May 30, 2021 4:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ex-Southwest pilot admits lewd act in cockpit mid-flight
Replies: 80
Views: 16179

Re: Ex-Southwest pilot admits lewd act in cockpit mid-flight

zeke wrote:
Being naked at home in your own bedroom with the curtains open is also indecent exposure in public as others can see you.


Correct me if I'm wrong but I'm quite sure, that in Germany this is completely legal and the neighbors have to live with that.

My home is my castle.

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by Heinkel
Sat May 29, 2021 8:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ex-Southwest pilot admits lewd act in cockpit mid-flight
Replies: 80
Views: 16179

Re: Ex-Southwest pilot admits lewd act in cockpit mid-flight

Quote from the BBC article: Haak was charged in Maryland because it was the state that the plane was flying over at the time. He pleaded guilty to intentionally committing a lewd, indecent or obscene act in a public place. I find it a bit surprising, that they call the flight deck / cockpit of a com...

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by Heinkel
Wed May 26, 2021 5:16 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Operational cost of various military units
Replies: 14
Views: 1431

Re: Operational cost of various military units

Costs to run various military units (once you're already bought the equipment) Armored combat brigade: $316M ... Very interesting document. Thanks for sharing. Looks like there is another small copy error: As far as I understand it, the "Army Armored Brigade" is 3,160 million (3.16 billio...

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by Heinkel
Fri May 21, 2021 8:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Tri-wing concept claims to cut fuel consumption by 70%
Replies: 76
Views: 12454

Re: Tri-wing concept claims to cut fuel consumption by 70%

[ Good luck certifying one engine. There are in flight shut downs. That pot I was stirring was a pot full of sarcasm. :D It looks like no one has read the original article properly. http://robbreport.com/motors/aviation/se-aeronautic-se200-tri-wing-jumbo-jet-concept-1234613101/ Quote: The tri-wing ...

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by Heinkel
Wed May 12, 2021 6:06 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: China's Long March 5B rocket ( CZ-5B R/B ) to re-enter and crash to earth, but where??
Replies: 27
Views: 2436

Re: China's Long March 5B rocket ( CZ-5B R/B ) to re-enter and crash to earth, but where??

Correct me, if I'm wrong but AFAIK most of the debris in LEO is not of Chinese origin.

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by Heinkel
Wed May 12, 2021 5:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus and Air France ordered to stand trial over AF447 crash
Replies: 38
Views: 11654

Re: Airbus and Air France ordered to stand trial over AF447 crash

Everybody, who uses an aircraft should be aware, that there is the risk of a fatal crash. The risk is very low but it is real. So when you - or your loved ones - can't cope with that, stay at home. I find it a bit strange, to call the realtives, who lost someone in the accident are called "vict...

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by Heinkel
Fri Apr 02, 2021 11:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Plane used for gender reveal party crashes in Cancun
Replies: 40
Views: 9344

Re: Plane used for gender reveal party crashes in Cancun

The New Yoork Post article says, that the aircarft

"...flew overhead and perfomed a series of stunts".

It looks like the last one of these stunts went wrong.

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by Heinkel
Wed Mar 31, 2021 11:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Czech billionaire and four others die in Alaska helicopter crash
Replies: 52
Views: 7920

Re: Czech billionaire and four others die in Alaska helicopter crash

32andBelow wrote:
I mean if it was that dangerous they wouldn’t let the president fly in them literally weekly.


I don't hink, that the POTUS is heliskiing in Alaska or Marine One does any unsafe or high risk manoeuvres in flight to scare the passenger.

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by Heinkel
Tue Mar 30, 2021 6:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Czech billionaire and four others die in Alaska helicopter crash
Replies: 52
Views: 7920

Re: Another billionaire dies in Alaska helicopter crash

What is the safety of helicopters compared to airplanes? Is it more likely to get in a fatal accident from a helicopter than a plane? While it can obviously vary from year, it doesn't seem to be more dangerous per se. Fatal Accident Rates per 100,000 flight hours, 2016 Non-commercial helicopter: 0....

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by Heinkel
Mon Mar 29, 2021 3:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Czech billionaire and four others die in Alaska helicopter crash
Replies: 52
Views: 7920

Czech billionaire and four others die in Alaska helicopter crash

Some weeks ago, we've had a discussion about the saftey of helicopters and the risk for billionaires. Now German T-ONLINE reports, that another billionaire died in a helicopter crash: https://www.t-online.de/finanzen/news/unternehmen-verbraucher/id_89748176/petr-kellner-56-tschechischer-multimilliar...

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by Heinkel
Mon Mar 08, 2021 7:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Olivier Dassault killed in helicopter crash
Replies: 33
Views: 5646

Re: Olivier Dassault killed in helicopter crash

There was a Chinese billionaire that died in a helicopter crash in France a couple years ago (he owned a wine chateau). Rather than helicopters killing the rich I think we should look at it the other way, poor people are rarely onboard helicopters, so an helicopter crash is more likely to kill a ri...

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by Heinkel
Mon Mar 08, 2021 6:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Olivier Dassault killed in helicopter crash
Replies: 33
Views: 5646

Re: Olivier Dassault Helicopter Crash

It looks like private helicopter crahes are a real threat for the very rich: 2018 Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha, in Leicester, UK 2020 Kobe Bryant 2021 Olivier Dassault Are there any statistics about the crash rate of these private helicopters? I'm a little bit surprized, that these very rich people use...

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by Heinkel
Mon Mar 08, 2021 5:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Olivier Dassault killed in helicopter crash
Replies: 33
Views: 5646

Re: Olivier Dassault Helicopter Crash

It looks like crashes of their private helicopters are a real threat for the very rich: 2018 Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha, in Leicester, UK 2020 Kobe Bryant 2021 Olivier Dassault Are there any statistics about the crash rate of these private helicopters? I'm a little bit surprized, that these very rich ...

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by Heinkel
Thu Mar 04, 2021 8:10 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: SpaceX - Tests, Launches, Developments - 2021
Replies: 357
Views: 39684

Re: SpaceX - Tests, Launches, Developments - 2021

The Guardian shows the exlosion: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dEoYM7xXMno Looks like it landed hard and got damage. It stood not vertical after landing. And an active fire burnt after landing. I think the charismatic Mr. Musk must still learn a lot how to build a reliable space missile. Money alo...

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by Heinkel
Sun Feb 28, 2021 11:59 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: A321XLR’s rear fuel tank demands special fire-protection conditions
Replies: 218
Views: 41047

Re: A321XLR’s rear fuel tank demands special fire-protection conditions

Can't they stick the tank in the crown, that runs the entire length of the plane so that there are no CG issues? Not a good idea. In case of a leak. fuel spills down onto the passengers. And the tank is very heavy. I've read something about 12.5 m³ capacity That means rough 10 t including the tank....

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by Heinkel
Sun Feb 21, 2021 5:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA328 engine explosion at DEN
Replies: 600
Views: 108968

Re: UA328 engine explosion at DEN

Is the engine still powering or just windmilling in this video. It looks like it is still powering? Surely windmilling. The fuel would have been cut off a while ago. Flames are from friction. Friction of metal on metal, and perhaps residual fuel, oil, Skydrol, what have you burning off...the air is...

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by Heinkel
Mon Feb 15, 2021 6:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Investigation gone quiet on AA300 incident
Replies: 149
Views: 35819

Re: Investigation gone quiet on AA300 incident

The wing was bent backwards and had to be replaced among at other damage. Airbus at first didn’t want to touch the plane for a repair. AA went back to Airbus and a repair was designed. Airbus didn’t want to assume any liability for the repair if an accident happened due to it. It kept going back be...

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by Heinkel
Sat Feb 13, 2021 5:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Sriwijaya Air 737-500 (SJ182 CGK-PNK) crashes shortly after takeoff
Replies: 863
Views: 252169

Re: Sriwijaya Air 737-500 (SJ182 CGK-PNK) crashes shortly after takeoff

zeke wrote:
FlyHossD wrote:
Also, I’ll ask again - does your car need to have a Lane Departure Warning System to notice that you’ve drifted out of your lane?


The analogy is nonsensical.


Lane departure warning is mandatory for new vehicles > 3,5 t in Europe. So what is the point?

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by Heinkel
Wed Feb 10, 2021 9:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Sriwijaya Air 737-500 (SJ182 CGK-PNK) crashes shortly after takeoff
Replies: 863
Views: 252169

Re: Sriwijaya Air 737-500 (SJ182 CGK-PNK) crashes shortly after takeoff

Question: Does the 737 MAX have the same kind of auto pilot with limited capabilities like the 737 which crashed here?

Or did Boeing improve the AP on later models?

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by Heinkel
Wed Feb 10, 2021 2:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Sriwijaya Air 737-500 (SJ182 CGK-PNK) crashes shortly after takeoff
Replies: 863
Views: 252169

Re: Sriwijaya Air 737-500 (SJ182 CGK-PNK) crashes shortly after takeoff

If you step foot in it and operate it expecting it to have the same functionalities as a modern FBW plane, and crash it because it doesn’t, then that is on you the pilot not the aircraft. Captain and FO were no newbies on the 737. Captain had more than 5.000 hours on the type and FO around 4.700 ho...

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by Heinkel
Sat Feb 06, 2021 1:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: QF - Project Sunrise
Replies: 345
Views: 60808

Re: QF - Project Sunrise

For me as a German, living directly under the LHR-SYD flightpath, it makes absoltutely no sense to use Project Sunrise, even if my destination is SYD. Last time I flew DUS-SIN-SYD. That has nothing to do with being "a German" and everything to do with your own anecdotal personal preferenc...

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by Heinkel
Wed Feb 03, 2021 7:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: QF - Project Sunrise
Replies: 345
Views: 60808

Re: QF - Project Sunrise

Also, QF isn't interested in connecting traffic. If you're going to fly ULH, you pay the premium to not connect. Pushing connecting traffic to higher volume airlines makes sense. That only makes sense, if you live around Sydney and your destination is in train/car distance from LHR. And vice versa....

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by Heinkel
Wed Feb 03, 2021 3:02 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: SpaceX - Tests, Launches, Developments - 2021
Replies: 357
Views: 39684

Re: SpaceX - Tests, Launches, Developments - 2021

Looks like in the current state, that missile is a death trap. Far, far away from being certifiable for human transport. As intended. The current batch is being iterated for the development of engines and flight and landing processes. Once completed they can move from there and look at launching sp...

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by Heinkel
Wed Feb 03, 2021 2:34 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: SpaceX - Tests, Launches, Developments - 2021
Replies: 357
Views: 39684

Re: SpaceX - Tests, Launches, Developments - 2021

Looks like in the current state, that missile is a death trap. Far, far away from being certifiable for human transport.

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by Heinkel
Wed Feb 03, 2021 8:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Ju-52 crash from 2018 in Switzerland - Final accident report published
Replies: 191
Views: 71369

Re: Updated: Ju-52 crash from 2018 in Switzerland - Final accident report published

I am sorry, but the airline management perfectly knew what the pilots were doing, even with a proper SMS system in place (i doubt it was). The management ordered the maintenance to restrict the engine output to save on engine life - just an example. The airline bears the full responsibility for wha...

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by Heinkel
Tue Feb 02, 2021 6:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Ju-52 crash from 2018 in Switzerland - Final accident report published
Replies: 191
Views: 71369

Re: Updated: Ju-52 crash from 2018 in Switzerland - Final accident report published

Please don't forget: The report clearly says, that all these maintenance flaws, corrosion etc. were not casual to this accident. The one and only reason for the accident was the absolutely unresponsible behaviour of the two pilots. They flew too low, too slow in difficult terrain. And they didn't do...

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by Heinkel
Mon Feb 01, 2021 9:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: HX A330 and JL E170 runway excursion in Sapporo CTS
Replies: 13
Views: 5200

Re: HX A330 and JL E170 runway excursion in Sapporo CTS

Looking at that photo of the HX bird, judging from how that MLG appears quite stuck in a rut in the snow, was Joe Patroni and 50 other guys called? May need to lay a bunch of 3x12 planks crosswise under those wheels in order to move her. Using that tractor alone may cause too much strain on the gea...

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by Heinkel
Sat Jan 30, 2021 6:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Ju-52 crash from 2018 in Switzerland - Final accident report published
Replies: 191
Views: 71369

Re: Updated: Ju-52 crash from 2018 in Switzerland - Final accident report published

There is really no reason to fly like this, especially with passengers, but if you're going to do it, at least get much more airspeed ! The report says, that the engines didn't reach their maximum power as described in the manufacturer's specification since years. In addition, the maximum power set...

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by Heinkel
Fri Jan 29, 2021 5:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Ju-52 crash from 2018 in Switzerland - Final accident report published
Replies: 191
Views: 71369

Re: Ju-52 crash from 2018 in Switzerland - Final accident report published

Well worth to read the report. The two guys on the flight deck ruined the day. Direct cause The accident is attributable to the fact that after losing control of the aircraft there was insufficient space to regain control, thus the aircraft collided with the terrain. The investigation identified the...

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by Heinkel
Mon Jan 11, 2021 10:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's TUI Airways' rule when it comes to using jetbridges? Do they try to avoid?
Replies: 61
Views: 6977

Re: What's TUI Airways' rule when it comes to using jetbridges? Do they try to avoid?

And you can use both a jetbridge on the front door, and stairs on the rear, for quick turn arounds I've never seen that. Very common here in Norway ;) Indeed. Been there, done that. At the entrance to the jetway there was a sign with an arrow and a description "Seat row 20 and beyond". Th...

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by Heinkel
Sun Jan 10, 2021 11:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Sriwijaya Air 737-500 (SJ182 CGK-PNK) crashes shortly after takeoff
Replies: 863
Views: 252169

Re: Sriwijaya Air 737-500 (SJ182 CGK-PNK) crashes shortly after takeoff

Currently live on local television of the recordings of diver's cam. Debris are quite small, and centralized within small radius so far. Turbine ring also lifted from underwater just now, and looks pretty mangled. Just found that CNN Indonesia uploaded the vid as well: https://www.cnnindonesia.com/...

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by Heinkel
Sat Jan 09, 2021 5:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Sriwijaya Air 737-500 (SJ182 CGK-PNK) crashes shortly after takeoff
Replies: 863
Views: 252169

Re: Sriwijaya Air 737-500 (SJ182 CGK-PNK) crashes shortly after takeoff

Could an in-flight breakup still cause the plane to keep its velocity up as well? That is an incredibly straight line down, just seeing if its possible at all. Among the wreckage, pieces of jeans were found by fisherman as well as small parts of the aircraft (per Telegraph) If something desintegrat...

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by Heinkel
Sat Jan 09, 2021 12:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Sriwijaya Air 737-500 (SJ182 CGK-PNK) crashes shortly after takeoff
Replies: 863
Views: 252169

Re: Sriwijaya Air 737-500 (SJ182 CGK-PNK) crashes shortly after takeoff

Quick update: AV Herald has updated the news with photo of the first debris found. http://avherald.com/h?article=4e18553c&opt=0 A torn jean, wirings, and what could be some reinforcing plates or structures (the plates has so many rivet holes, hence the guess). Looks like, sadly, a catastrophic ...

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by Heinkel
Sat Nov 21, 2020 6:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FAA ungrounds Boeing 737 MAX
Replies: 441
Views: 49855

Re: FAA ungrounds Boeing 737 MAX

I believe the psychological impact of the 2 crashes will force Max pilots to be more alert than usual. For this reason and also because of the close scrutiny of the Max itself, I will trust these Max pilots more than pilots at *certain* airlines/countries flying the "better" FBW planes. D...

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by Heinkel
Thu Nov 05, 2020 10:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing CEO: NMA will "start with a clean sheet of paper again"
Replies: 1890
Views: 192397

Re: Boeing CEO: NMA will "start with a clean sheet of paper again"

And As you say Boeing has a far advanced FBW as it is a generation newer, so why on earth do you defend the 737 by bringing up the 320 system when Boeing actually has the more modern system already operating. They could have implemented it on the MAX. Yes it would have broken type rating but it wou...

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by Heinkel
Wed Nov 04, 2020 11:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing CEO: NMA will "start with a clean sheet of paper again"
Replies: 1890
Views: 192397

Re: Boeing CEO: NMA will "start with a clean sheet of paper again"

Problems start, when the stick gets to the end position and this is (for whatever reason) not enough to keep the a/c on the trajectory. Which is, to be fair, not a stick problem, but common to all input devices. Indeed. That's what I wanted to say. Yokes have an end position and I can assure you, I...

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by Heinkel
Wed Nov 04, 2020 9:37 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Boeing sells yacht
Replies: 25
Views: 7245

Re: Boeing sells yacht

I've personally attended my share of corporate schmoozing events. They involved dinners, drinks, and sports games in prime box seats. But a yacht is over the top; it seems like Boeing managers were just treating themselves to personal luxury using company money. Looks like you haven't got the highe...

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by Heinkel
Wed Nov 04, 2020 9:35 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Boeing sells yacht
Replies: 25
Views: 7245

Re: Boeing sells yacht

I've personally attended my share of corporate schmoozing events. They involved dinners, drinks, and sports games in prime box seats. But a yacht is over the top; it seems like Boeing managers were just treating themselves to personal luxury using company money. Looks like you haven't got the highe...

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by Heinkel
Wed Nov 04, 2020 8:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing CEO: NMA will "start with a clean sheet of paper again"
Replies: 1890
Views: 192397

Re: Boeing CEO: NMA will "start with a clean sheet of paper again"

Also You do not control sidestick by looking at it You just look what aircraft is doing. Same on car You do not look in which steering wheel is, You look forward. Very good comparision. The car driver only looks on the road (his trajectory) and turns the steering wheel more to the right or more to ...

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by Heinkel
Sat Oct 31, 2020 1:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BER News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 668
Views: 112659

Re: BER News and Discussion Thread - 2020

Nine years and one day late. First proposal for opening was 30th of October 2011. Now in reality it was 31st of October 2020. http://www.spiegel.de/wirtschaft/unternehmen/berlin-flughafen-ber-eroeffnet-mit-neun-jahren-verspaetung-a-f5648c1b-558f-4529-93e4-554ef0de0088 Because of bad weather, the pro...

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by Heinkel
Tue Oct 27, 2020 8:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Passenger elevates altercation, involves DL Captain with no mask
Replies: 88
Views: 10711

Re: Passenger elevates altercation, involves DL Captain with no mask

Oh dear. Such a fuss about a person with a "bad word" on her hat. It is bad taste but nothing more. Don't you have other problems in the USA? Have you ever watched the Tarantino movie "Pulp Fiction"? John Travolta says the word hundred times during the movie. When in doubt, ask W...

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by Heinkel
Tue Sep 29, 2020 11:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Could reimagined airships come to the rescue of post-covid aviation industry
Replies: 22
Views: 2831

Re: Could reimagined airships come to the rescue of post-covid aviation industry

Airships are gone for a reason. ... Need special hangars and special crew and pilots. Aircraft need special crew and pilots, too. AFAIK the hangar at Lakehurst is still standing. Unfortunately, they demolished the hangars at Frankfurt in 1940. And someone mentioned it before: A journey in an airshi...

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by Heinkel
Mon Sep 07, 2020 1:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flying-V model maiden flight
Replies: 18
Views: 4206

Re: Flying-V model maiden flight

So expect no really new a/c design for the next 20 years. Then I'm 83 of age and I don't think beyond that threshold. At 72, I'm not that far behind you, and feel the same way. But, like with anything else, who knows? To make things clear, I'm 63 now and 83 in 20 years. In the next 20 years to come...

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by Heinkel
Mon Sep 07, 2020 12:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flying-V model maiden flight
Replies: 18
Views: 4206

Re: Flying-V model maiden flight

Oh dear. A-NET is a strange place. In many posts the members are lamenting, how boring the standard "tube with wings" design is. Now comes a new design and suddenly, there are so many reasons, why it can never work. OK it is NIH but you should be happy, that someone thinks out of the box. ...

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