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by glideslope900
Mon Jul 15, 2019 8:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Flight Diverted to JFK due to Unusual Odor
Replies: 10
Views: 1417

Re: JetBlue Flight Diverted to JFK due to Unusual Odor

This has been a common problem on the A320...especially with the IAE-2500 engines. (If it was a fume event which is likely).

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by glideslope900
Fri Jul 12, 2019 1:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Atlas Air 3591 Down in Trinity Bay, Texas
Replies: 1727
Views: 385898

Re: Atlas Air 3591 Down in Trinity Bay, Texas

Natflyer wrote:
glideslope900 wrote:
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Has there been any more info on this? CVR transcript would be nice.


Exactly how would that be “nice”? This beats your idiotic comment on another thread.


Calm down.

As a pilot, it would be nice to know exactly what happened here. You learn a lot from others mistakes.

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by glideslope900
Fri Jul 12, 2019 12:56 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: How come DL185 (ATL-PVG) is not a polar route today but DL583 (DTW-PVG) is!?
Replies: 50
Views: 7271

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

Atlanta is much hotter than Detroit. The aircraft could experience sudden temperature changes going from the very warm southern US (ATL) into a freezing polar environment. These sudden temp fluctuations could possibly compromise aircraft structure. It doesn't matter where you are on the globe, it's...

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by glideslope900
Fri Jul 12, 2019 2:20 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: How come DL185 (ATL-PVG) is not a polar route today but DL583 (DTW-PVG) is!?
Replies: 50
Views: 7271

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

Atlanta is much hotter than Detroit. The aircraft could experience sudden temperature changes going from the very warm southern US (ATL) into a freezing polar environment. These sudden temp fluctuations could possibly compromise aircraft structure.

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by glideslope900
Fri Jul 12, 2019 2:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Atlas Air 3591 Down in Trinity Bay, Texas
Replies: 1727
Views: 385898

Re: Atlas Air 3591 Down in Trinity Bay, Texas

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Has there been any more info on this? CVR transcript would be nice.

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by glideslope900
Thu Jul 04, 2019 9:38 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Antifa Violence
Replies: 135
Views: 8764

Re: Antifa Violence

The Portland mayor is such a coward! Dude stand up against Antifa. Stand FOR a reporter guy who gotten beaten up by anarchist cowards covering their faces unleashing violence. Another thing: the reporter is gay, but a gay conservative, so he is a “right winger” unworthy of respect or protection acc...

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by glideslope900
Thu Jul 04, 2019 9:35 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Antifa Violence
Replies: 135
Views: 8764

Re: Antifa Violence

It’s not antifa violence. It’s communist violence.

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by glideslope900
Thu Jul 04, 2019 9:33 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Florida woman charged after giving husband's guns to police
Replies: 57
Views: 3677

Re: Florida woman charged after giving husband's guns to police

https://abcnews.go.com/US/wireStory/offered-woman-jailed-turning-husbands-guns-63906128?cid=referral_taboola_feed Maybe Trump should build his wall around the whole country so US citizens can all live in jail ? Do you have nightmares of Trump? I’m sure he is the first thing you think about when you...

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by glideslope900
Thu Jul 04, 2019 9:24 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump brings in tanks for 4th of July celebration in Washington DC
Replies: 159
Views: 7807

Re: Trump brings in tanks for 4th of July celebration in Washington DC

I guess JFK is a ego driven child for having a military parade. JFK served bravely in the military. President Bonespurs was too... injured... to serve anywhere... except on the golf course. If he really was injured then he was injured. It takes bravery to do what Trump is doing now, especially in t...

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by glideslope900
Thu Jul 04, 2019 9:17 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump brings in tanks for 4th of July celebration in Washington DC
Replies: 159
Views: 7807

Re: Trump brings in tanks for 4th of July celebration in Washington DC

I am sorry to say this, but I hope that the evening in particular for Trump is ruined by massive thunderstorms. The 4th of July is the day in which the Declaration of Independence saw its first signatures, a peaceful act of defiance, not violence or war. Celebrating the day with a display of our mi...

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by glideslope900
Fri Jun 28, 2019 3:04 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Why do people believe the Earth is flat?
Replies: 58
Views: 5690

Re: Why do people believe the Earth is flat?

I think that more and more feelings are more important than critical thinking and a flat earth construct gives people something to feel good about. It's like actual facts make me feel bad so they are invalid. Kind of like immigration views of the left. “Forget the facts, lets do what makes us feel ...

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by glideslope900
Sun Jun 23, 2019 4:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Atlantic Tackles MH370 Final Conclusions
Replies: 176
Views: 27362

Re: The Atlantic Tackles MH370 Final Conclusions

You have to realise that the one trace heading into the Indian Ocean is always mentioned, but that there were hundreds of other flights flown as well. The funny thing is that the pilot-did-it-crowd always point to a government cover-up, yet their own conspiracy theory started out when someone - pre...

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by glideslope900
Sat Jun 22, 2019 10:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Atlantic Tackles MH370 Final Conclusions
Replies: 176
Views: 27362

Re: The Atlantic Tackles MH370 Final Conclusions

One thing I keep noticing about myself reading this, is how my first instinct is to side with the pilots and assume something just went terribly wrong (midair collision with a Malay military jet tearing open the cockpit window, fire on board, etc etc), but the home simulator has always perplexed me...

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by glideslope900
Thu Jun 20, 2019 4:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus chief says it’s ready for pilotless jets as soon as public gets on board
Replies: 61
Views: 4031

Re: Airbus chief says it’s ready for pilotless jets as soon as public gets on board

Can’t wait. This is proof technology is making the world better and more efficient. All the talk about fatigue and early report times will go away. Drunk, sick and heart attack prone pilots go away. Airlines save $$$$ This is the future. So exciting (and strange at the number of luddites here, very...

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by glideslope900
Thu Jun 20, 2019 4:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why is DL128 from PEK to SEA delayed 18 hours and counting!?
Replies: 12
Views: 3943

Re: Why is DL128 from PEK to SEA delayed 18 hours and counting!?

Is it me or has Delta’s performance been getting worse recently? Just flew to Europe and flight was delayed both times. Domestic flight same day was also delayed.

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by glideslope900
Sat Jun 08, 2019 4:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AF447 - 10 Years Later
Replies: 96
Views: 17517

Re: AF447 - 10 Years Later

How about the CRJ-700/900? Cam you show me a document that says how much power a GECF34 turbofan produce ? This is the engine type certificate that says how much thrust it produces https://www.easa.europa.eu/sites/default/files/dfu/EASA%20TCDS%20IM%20E%20053%20issue%2002%2016%20March%202017_0.1.pdf...

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by glideslope900
Fri Jun 07, 2019 11:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AF447 - 10 Years Later
Replies: 96
Views: 17517

Re: AF447 - 10 Years Later

Actually, MAX POWER is such a thing in a certain transport category jet. Such as ? please enlighten all of us which jet aircraft produces power and not thrust. How about the CRJ-700/900? Here is an excerpt from the operating manual: “[1] Normal takeoff power and maximum power (two engines) is limit...

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by glideslope900
Fri Jun 07, 2019 5:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest 737 taking off from Paine Field today.
Replies: 11
Views: 4558

Re: Southwest 737 taking off from Paine Field today.

Was at Paine Field today and saw a Southwest 737 taking off. It looked like a MAX to me but I am not 100%. I wonder if Boeing is doing testing on the aircraft? Would make sense. Also, Boeing tour guide said that they fully trust the CEO and to keep him in our thoughts. Quite an interesting time for...

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by glideslope900
Fri Jun 07, 2019 5:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AF447 - 10 Years Later
Replies: 96
Views: 17517

Re: AF447 - 10 Years Later

Is that how the A330 behaves? In my jet stall recovery is REDUCE PITCH and MAX POWER. The reason you don't do that in many under-wing engine airliners is that the increased thrust will tend to push the nose higher, exacerbating the stall. I don't know if it's true for *every* airliner with under-wi...

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by glideslope900
Fri Jun 07, 2019 5:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AF447 - 10 Years Later
Replies: 96
Views: 17517

Re: AF447 - 10 Years Later

Is that how the A330 behaves? In my jet stall recovery is REDUCE PITCH and MAX POWER. Leaving power at idle just seems odd...was this only for high altitude stalls? That is not a stall recovery technique, that is a low speed recovery technique for a propeller driven aircraft (your reference to powe...

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by glideslope900
Mon Jun 03, 2019 3:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AF447 - 10 Years Later
Replies: 96
Views: 17517

Re: AF447 - 10 Years Later

Simple pitch and power would mean everyone would be alive today. If you mean ease the nose down gently and leave the power OFF, then you are correct. Otherwise, it is not that simple ... and a delicate balance. That is what became apparent in the simulator. If you put power up too soon, before the ...

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by glideslope900
Wed May 29, 2019 8:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA191 40 Year Anniversary coming up
Replies: 155
Views: 18938

Re: AA191 40 Year Anniversary coming up

Based on the stellar safety record in the past 10 years and counting, I’d say we learned something. I am going to guess you are not counting the 737 MAX and the MCAS having only one AOA source, with the second optional. With regards to the stick shaker, it should be mandated on both sides. You can’...

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by glideslope900
Wed May 29, 2019 2:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA191 40 Year Anniversary coming up
Replies: 155
Views: 18938

Re: AA191 40 Year Anniversary coming up

Thanks for the response. Part of my original question remains however and that is (really hypothetical now, AA191 aside), if both engines had been operating and there was a stick shaker on only the Captain's column (as there would have been on all AA DC-10's in those days before the mandate for bot...

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by glideslope900
Sun May 26, 2019 11:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: AS trying to get B6
Replies: 302
Views: 41798

Re: Rumor: AS trying to get B6

I heard rumours of United possibly buying B6.

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by glideslope900
Thu May 23, 2019 5:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FAA Inspectors Accusing Agency of Negligence
Replies: 37
Views: 3691

Re: FAA inspectors accusing agency of negligence

I eagerly await a reference for this. With the amount of flights in the US, and not 1 pax fatality due to a crash in past decade, it is rather evident. While I'm sure that's a fine opinion, to be stated (and believed) as fact you should at least add a source. I'd love to see the stats if the only m...

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by glideslope900
Thu May 23, 2019 4:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FAA Inspectors Accusing Agency of Negligence
Replies: 37
Views: 3691

Re: FAA inspectors accusing agency of negligence

BaconButty wrote:
glideslope900 wrote:
You are right that I am proud the USA has the best aviation safety record in the world.


I eagerly await a reference for this.



With the amount of flights in the US, and not 1 pax fatality due to a crash in past decade, it is rather evident.

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by glideslope900
Thu May 23, 2019 3:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FAA Inspectors Accusing Agency of Negligence
Replies: 37
Views: 3691

Re: FAA inspectors accusing agency of negligence

Luck. However, that luck ran out with the 737 MAX. The airlines and pilots also played a role in those accidents. However, no need to rehash that in this thread. There is a separate thread for that debate. Indeed. But don't forget that Boeing and the FAA take the vast majority of the blame here. Do...

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by glideslope900
Thu May 23, 2019 3:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FAA Inspectors Accusing Agency of Negligence
Replies: 37
Views: 3691

Re: FAA inspectors accusing agency of negligence

bgm wrote:
glideslope900 wrote:
If they are so unsafe, why is the safety record so good?


Luck.

However, that luck ran out with the 737 MAX.


The airlines and pilots also played a role in those accidents. However, no need to rehash that in this thread. There is a separate thread for that debate.

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by glideslope900
Thu May 23, 2019 3:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FAA Inspectors Accusing Agency of Negligence
Replies: 37
Views: 3691

FAA Inspectors Accusing Agency of Negligence

https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.cbsnews.com/amp/news/federal-aviation-administration-inspectors-say-they-are-pressured-to-overlook-problems-flying-public-needs-to-know/ It seems that anonymous inspectors are coming out against the agency, accusing them of turning a blind eye to unsafe conditions at...

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by glideslope900
Tue Apr 30, 2019 11:31 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Fume Events on Airbus A320
Replies: 5
Views: 2772

Re: Fume Events on Airbus A320

Sorry, more complete question: Does your company keep an update Engine Parameter Trend? If yes, does it take actions when any parameter go out tolerances? Rgs I do not have this information. However, the normal PSI of the V2500 engine is around 250. That is much higher than other engines. Even with...

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by glideslope900
Tue Apr 30, 2019 11:20 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Flying on WizzJet this week
Replies: 6
Views: 756

Flying on WizzJet this week

Has anybody flown on WizzJet before? Is the experience going to be as bad as it sounds?

How is the safety record of the airline? Thanks in advance.

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by glideslope900
Fri Apr 19, 2019 9:48 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: DL in ATL 4/19
Replies: 28
Views: 3529

Re: DL in ATL 4/19

My southwest flight this morning out of ATL canceled..

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by glideslope900
Wed Apr 17, 2019 3:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ethiopian Airlines 737MAX crashes enroute to Nairobi Q1 2019
Replies: 5474
Views: 716770

Re: Ethiopian Airlines 737MAX crashes enroute to Nairobi

What has been released so far in terms of what went on in the cockpit makes it entirely possible that Simon is right and that the Crew didn't even know about MCAS or how to correct it. It's hard to believe the Captain knew anything based on his actions (and I guess he is the one who turned Electric...

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by glideslope900
Tue Apr 16, 2019 8:42 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Fume Events on Airbus A320
Replies: 5
Views: 2772

Re: Fume Events on Airbus A320

Sorry, more complete question: Does your company keep an update Engine Parameter Trend? If yes, does it take actions when any parameter go out tolerances? Rgs I do not have this information. However, the normal PSI of the V2500 engine is around 250. That is much higher than other engines. Even with...

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by glideslope900
Thu Apr 11, 2019 2:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta looking into accelerating MD-90 retirement
Replies: 203
Views: 29594

Re: Delta looking into accelerating MD-90 retirement

Happy to see these airplanes go. I’m tired of riding in the back of them wondering when the airplane is going to come apart.

Have these aircraft had as much fume issues as the A320? Seems to be a V2500 problem.

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by glideslope900
Thu Apr 11, 2019 1:43 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Trip advisor report: Air France racism against Moroccan passengers
Replies: 36
Views: 3740

Re: Air France racism against Moroccan passengers

peterinlisbon wrote:
They are racist. They take Moroccan passengers aside and refuse to check them in. This is racism.


And what proof do you have this is racism? Do you know all the details? No. Stop crying racism and go find a safe space.

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by glideslope900
Tue Apr 09, 2019 7:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dr Dao, Dragged Off UA Flight Bloodied, Speaks Publicly for 1st Time
Replies: 59
Views: 5292

Re: Dr Dao, Dragged Off UA Flight Bloodied, Speaks Publicly for 1st Time

How much money did Dao (not a DR) receive for basically being an A hole and not following the commands and rules? Please spare me the whole he paid for his ticket crap. Go find a safe space or a cry closet. Are you kidding me? He's an ahole? What the hell is wrong with you people! And are you calli...

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by glideslope900
Tue Apr 09, 2019 7:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dr Dao, Dragged Off UA Flight Bloodied, Speaks Publicly for 1st Time
Replies: 59
Views: 5292

Re: Dr Dao, Dragged Off UA Flight Bloodied, Speaks Publicly for 1st Time

If you read the contract of carriage when you buy a ticket, it clearly states that in an overbooking situation the process of how someone is removed from a flight. It is clearly stated, is it read often? definitely not. Except the flight wasn't "overbooked"; he has dragged off to make roo...

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by glideslope900
Tue Apr 09, 2019 6:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dr Dao, Dragged Off UA Flight Bloodied, Speaks Publicly for 1st Time
Replies: 59
Views: 5292

Re: Dr Dao, Dragged Off UA Flight Bloodied, Speaks Publicly for 1st Time

Don’t make him out to be a victim. He committed a criminal act by not exiting the plane. Any normal law abiding citizen would have exited.

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by glideslope900
Tue Apr 09, 2019 3:23 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Fume Events on Airbus A320
Replies: 5
Views: 2772

Fume Events on Airbus A320

Fume events occur on all aircraft, however the Airbus A320 model seems to have a frequency of fume events higher than the average. This is particularly a problem for B6. It is suspected that the high oil pressure on the IAE V2500 engines is the reason for the increased frequency of fume events. Appa...

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by glideslope900
Sat Apr 06, 2019 2:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q1 2019
Replies: 6472
Views: 714270

Re: B737MAX Grounded Worldwide

Airspeed and altitude effect Re-number . . . . Straight from the FAA: “It is important for the pilot to understand that a stall is the result of exceeding the critical AOA, not of insufficient airspeed. The term “stalling speed” can be misleading, as this speed is often discussed when assuming 1G f...

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by glideslope900
Fri Apr 05, 2019 10:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q1 2019
Replies: 6472
Views: 714270

Re: B737MAX Grounded Worldwide

The only thing relevant to a stall is angle of attack. Not quite true. Reynolds number has an effect on stall too. Airspeed and altitude effect Re-number . . . . Straight from the FAA: “It is important for the pilot to understand that a stall is the result of exceeding the critical AOA, not of insu...

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by glideslope900
Fri Apr 05, 2019 10:36 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Pushback by men, pushback manually
Replies: 30
Views: 5578

Re: Pushback by men, pushback manually

Hi, does anyone know if there's any kind of restrictions on IATA or airport authorities that say that an Aircraft cannot be pushed manually? Thank you in advance. :) Did you just (in the title) assume that women can not push an airplane? HOW DARE YOU. Let me guess, these men you invision pushing th...

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by glideslope900
Fri Apr 05, 2019 7:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q1 2019
Replies: 6472
Views: 714270

Re: B737MAX Grounded Worldwide

Amiga500 wrote:
glideslope900 wrote:
The only thing relevant to a stall is angle of attack.


Not quite true. Reynolds number has an effect on stall too.



Reynolds number? The FAA does not mention this. Neither do the airlines. Do you mean mach number?

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by glideslope900
Fri Apr 05, 2019 4:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q1 2019
Replies: 6472
Views: 714270

Re: B737MAX Grounded Worldwide

aleka wrote:
seahawk wrote:
Because the AoA sensor is not working correctly.


3 factors are related to a stall:

Altitude

Airspeed AoA

The software are only looking for two...

Interesting


The only thing relevant to a stall is angle of attack.

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by glideslope900
Fri Apr 05, 2019 2:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ethiopian Airlines 737MAX crashes enroute to Nairobi Q1 2019
Replies: 5474
Views: 716770

Re: Ethiopian Airlines 737MAX crashes enroute to Nairobi

It seems as though as Electronic systems have gotten so good that basic skills are not taught or emphasized as much anymore. With the limited Flight experience I had I had thought basic flying skills and practising really unusual situations in the simulator was what was emphasized in more advced tr...

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by glideslope900
Fri Apr 05, 2019 3:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ethiopian Airlines 737MAX crashes enroute to Nairobi Q1 2019
Replies: 5474
Views: 716770

Re: Ethiopian Airlines 737MAX crashes enroute to Nairobi

Flaps change the wing chord line and actually cause it to "pitch up" (the fuselage may not, but the wing does) until speed is reduced enough for it to pitch down. If flying manually, you actually need to push the nose down to maintain altitude when deploying flaps - otherwise you will bal...

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by glideslope900
Fri Apr 05, 2019 3:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ethiopian Airlines 737MAX crashes enroute to Nairobi Q1 2019
Replies: 5474
Views: 716770

Re: Ethiopian Airlines 737MAX crashes enroute to Nairobi

Speed brakes, flaps, landing gear... Not saying they had a way out of the situation, but as for this specific question, yes, there are ways to reduce airspeed in an airliner besides just reducing throttle and pitching up. Otherwise no airliner could ever land. Still, all would cause the nose to pit...

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by glideslope900
Thu Apr 04, 2019 9:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ethiopian Airlines 737MAX crashes enroute to Nairobi Q1 2019
Replies: 5474
Views: 716770

Re: Ethiopian Airlines 737MAX crashes enroute to Nairobi

Does anybody have a link to the preliminary report?

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