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by scramjetter
Fri Dec 27, 2019 4:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Fokker 100 Crashes in Kazakstan
Replies: 99
Views: 27305

Re: Fokker 100 Crashes in Kazakstan

From an article I read on CNN.com, a passenger described hearing a "terrifying sound" before crashing. Two survivors reported that the airplane did not fall straight down but tilted, shortly after takeoff. Here is the link to the article: https://www.cnn.com/2019/12/26/asia/kazakhstan-plan...

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by scramjetter
Thu Mar 07, 2019 11:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Atlas Air 3591 Down in Trinity Bay, Texas
Replies: 1891
Views: 434534

Re: Atlas Air 3591 Down in Trinity Bay, Texas

WPvsMW wrote:
Discussed upthread. Any ADs would have been completed at P2F conversion.


I must have missed it, thanks!

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by scramjetter
Thu Mar 07, 2019 10:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Atlas Air 3591 Down in Trinity Bay, Texas
Replies: 1891
Views: 434534

Re: Atlas Air 3591 Down in Trinity Bay, Texas

I found a proposed airworthiness directive on the horizontal stabilizer of the 767. In the summary, it mentions possible loss of control for noncompliance.

https://www.federalregister.gov/d/05-20267

If stabilizer failure occurred I'm sure the NTSB will figure it out.

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by scramjetter
Sun Jun 11, 2017 10:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Actress Jennifer Lawrence's private plane suffers dual engine failure
Replies: 71
Views: 23287

Re: Actress Jennifer Lawrence's private plane suffers dual engine failure

Somewhere there's a Falcon driver just shrugging shoulders and turning the page.

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by scramjetter
Fri Mar 04, 2016 4:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 777's With 45,000 Cycles?
Replies: 34
Views: 16451

RE: 777's With 45,000 Cycles?

That was an interesting article but it seems a bit misleading. I looked up the <acronym title="Avialeasing Aviation Co. (Uzbekistan)">AD</acronym> itself: <a href="http://rgl.faa.gov/Regulatory_and_Guidance_Library/rgad.nsf/0/717605a8b1ee16e186257f650056e9f7/$FILE/2016-04-17.pdf" target="_blank">htt...

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by scramjetter
Mon Jan 25, 2016 5:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Intentional Three-Engine Takeoffs?
Replies: 42
Views: 14676

RE: Intentional Three-Engine Takeoffs?

Thank you to everyone for contributing your answers, I've learned a lot here. <table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/cf6ppe" class="quote" target="_blank">cf6ppe</a> (<a href="#12" cl...

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by scramjetter
Sun Jan 24, 2016 8:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Intentional Three-Engine Takeoffs?
Replies: 42
Views: 14676

Intentional Three-Engine Takeoffs?

Hello Community, This is obviously a question regarding the quad-jet operators. In contemporary times does any airline intentionally perform one-engine inoperative takeoffs with revenue passengers onboard? As an aside, what about one-engine inoperative ferry flights? I was reading up on this unfortu...

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by scramjetter
Tue Jan 19, 2016 2:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why No 2-Crewmember 727?
Replies: 12
Views: 3418

RE: Why No 2-Crewmember 727?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/HOmsaR" class="quote" target="_blank">HOmsaR</a> (<a href="#11" class="quote">Reply 11</a>):<br/><i>I think you mean "were" (past tense), not ar...

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by scramjetter
Mon Jan 18, 2016 4:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why No 2-Crewmember 727?
Replies: 12
Views: 3418

RE: Why No 2-Crewmember 727?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/ss278" class="quote" target="_blank">ss278</a> (<a href="#6" class="quote">Reply 6</a>):<br/><i>I was part of a group that studied and designed ...

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by scramjetter
Mon Jan 18, 2016 4:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why No 2-Crewmember 727?
Replies: 12
Views: 3418

RE: Why No 2-Crewmember 727?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/tb727" class="quote" target="_blank">tb727</a> (<a href="#8" class="quote">Reply 8</a>):<br/><i> No big modifications to the cockpit needed, lea...

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by scramjetter
Sun Jan 17, 2016 8:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why No 2-Crewmember 727?
Replies: 12
Views: 3418

RE: Why No 2-Crewmember 727?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/bennett123" class="quote" target="_blank">bennett123</a> (<a href="#3" class="quote">Reply 3</a>):<br/><i>Perhaps the B727 was further advanced ...

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by scramjetter
Sun Jan 17, 2016 8:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why No 2-Crewmember 727?
Replies: 12
Views: 3418

RE: Why No 2-Crewmember 727?

No doubt it should have come from a major operator, either freight or passenger, because Boeing would have been far too busy promoting their superstar, the 757. I am thinking that the 757 was far too capable to look back and modernize its predecessor. For anyone like me reading this, I love the old ...

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by scramjetter
Sun Jan 17, 2016 7:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why No 2-Crewmember 727?
Replies: 12
Views: 3418

Why No 2-Crewmember 727?

Hello Enthusiasts, Another thread is discussing the first 727 under restoration and return to Boeing. It got me thinking why the 727 never got a makeover that would delete the flight engineer position. Of course such a change would be monumental in effort but with the 727 being a ubiquitous type, I ...

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by scramjetter
Wed Oct 14, 2015 3:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The 747 Twin - Drop Two Holes?
Replies: 42
Views: 17489

RE: The 747 Twin - Drop Two Holes?

The EcoLiner is indeed a handsome aircraft. I wonder however, about the effect of having a relatively short fuselage with two decks, on cargo capacity. With two decks a design has to carry twice the luggage load, thus much less space in the hold for carrying money around. <table border="0" align="CE...

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by scramjetter
Sun May 31, 2015 10:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA Refuses To Serve Soda Can To A Muslim Woman
Replies: 145
Views: 22921

UA Refuses To Serve Soda Can To A Muslim Woman

This never would have happened if instead of Coca Cola, she had insisted on Pepsi, because "It's the real thing." Now that I've associated, in jest, a classic brand with an act of bigotry, let's get to the root of the matter. This woman occupies a seat in the stadium of hatred. I feel bad for United...

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by scramjetter
Thu Feb 12, 2015 5:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B1900 Crashes In Miami
Replies: 25
Views: 16022

RE: B1900 Crashes In Miami

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/bomber996" class="quote" target="_blank">bomber996</a> (<a href="#9" class="quote">Reply 9</a>):<br/><i> In fact the Cirrus are required to have...

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by scramjetter
Fri Aug 30, 2013 1:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: This Birth Of The New 19-seater Commuter Aircraft
Replies: 51
Views: 33701

RE: This Birth Of The New 19-seater Commuter Aircraft

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/JAAlbert" class="quote" target="_blank">JAAlbert</a> (<a href="#21" class="quote">Reply 21</a>):<br/><i>What is the little bump under the fusela...

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by scramjetter
Fri Oct 19, 2012 11:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Internet Airfare Prices Based On IP Addresses?
Replies: 46
Views: 16990

RE: Internet Airfare Prices Based On IP Addresses?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/LAXDESI" class="quote" target="_blank">LAXDESI</a> (<a href="#36" class="quote">Reply 36</a>):<br/><i>Kayak gave me lowest fare of $847 on Air N...

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by scramjetter
Fri Oct 19, 2012 9:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Internet Airfare Prices Based On IP Addresses?
Replies: 46
Views: 16990

RE: Internet Airfare Prices Based On IP Addresses?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/aklrno" class="quote" target="_blank">aklrno</a> (<a href="#31" class="quote">Reply 31</a>):<br/><i>Quoting scramjetter (Reply 30): This forum a...

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by scramjetter
Fri Oct 19, 2012 8:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Internet Airfare Prices Based On IP Addresses?
Replies: 46
Views: 16990

RE: Internet Airfare Prices Based On IP Addresses?

This forum affords us the opportunity to conduct a little experiment to test the premise. Why doesn't someone pick an itinerary and each participant attempts to book a flight using that itinerary. List your city and country at the time of research, and what airfare you were given. It shouldn't be to...

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by scramjetter
Fri Feb 17, 2012 8:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: South West CEO Opts For Delta First Class
Replies: 84
Views: 24919

RE: South West CEO Opts For Delta First Class

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Fly2HMO" class="quote" target="_blank">Fly2HMO</a> (<a href="#33" class="quote">Reply 33</a>):<br/><i>Some airlines have (had?) one or two corpo...

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by scramjetter
Thu Nov 24, 2011 5:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Plane Down Near PHX
Replies: 80
Views: 37876

RE: Plane Down Near PHX

That's quite a coincidence, I was looking into the procedure for starting up a Part 135 operation and was dismayed at the complexity such an endeavor entails. Then searching for Part 135 businesses for sale and I came across AirWest, the operator of the alleged airplane, as available. My condolences...

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by scramjetter
Thu Sep 15, 2011 6:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: There's Evidence Bomb Crashed SR111 - Investigator
Replies: 20
Views: 18290

RE: There's Evidence Bomb Crashed SR111 - Investigator

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/lipzoan" class="quote" target="_blank">lipzoan</a> (<a href="#4" class="quote">Reply 4</a>):<br/><i>MD11 are a great plane for sure..but also th...

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by scramjetter
Tue Feb 23, 2010 10:10 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: What's The Story With This MD-11?
Replies: 12
Views: 12383

RE: What's The Story With This MD-11?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/CatIII" class="quote" target="_blank">CatIII</a> (<a href="#0" class="quote">Thread starter</a>):<br/><i>is he going off the runway?</i></font><...

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by scramjetter
Thu Dec 06, 2007 8:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 12/12 Mythbusters - Can Anyone Land A 747?
Replies: 186
Views: 32891

RE: 12/12 Mythbusters - Can Anyone Land A 747?

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by scramjetter
Wed Dec 05, 2007 9:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 12/12 Mythbusters - Can Anyone Land A 747?
Replies: 186
Views: 32891

RE: 12/12 Mythbusters - Can Anyone Land A 747?

<TABLE BORDER=0 ALIGN=CENTER WIDTH=95% style="border-top: 1pt #28455E solid;border-right: 1pt #1B2E3F solid;border-bottom: 1pt #1B2E3F solid;border-left: 1pt #28455E solid;table-layout:fixed;border-spacing:0;padding:0;border-collapse: collapse;" bgcolor=#1E3951><tr><td><font size=2 face="ARIAL, Hel...

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by scramjetter
Sun Oct 14, 2007 6:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nuclear Powered Aircraft In Future?
Replies: 59
Views: 13239

RE: Nuclear Powered Aircraft In Future?

When the US<acronym title="Air France">AF</acronym> was researching the <acronym title="South African Express">YB</acronym>-36 they were looking for crewmembers 'beyond child rearing age.' That might give you an idea of what the risks of development were! The bomber also had compartments with extern...

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by scramjetter
Thu Sep 06, 2007 3:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Steven Fossett Missing!
Replies: 213
Views: 38112

RE: Steven Fossett Missing!

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by scramjetter
Thu Sep 06, 2007 3:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Steven Fossett Missing!
Replies: 213
Views: 38112

RE: Steven Fossett Missing!

Wow that is really rugged terrain to search in. I'm not familiar with the area, so I wonder which direction he was heading in to scout. It kind of looks (from the sectional) like the dry lakes are southeast of Yerington. If he wanted to view the lakebed area under the Gabbs MOA (from a higher altitu...

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by scramjetter
Mon Sep 03, 2007 4:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Forgetting To Shut Down Cell Phone In Flight
Replies: 133
Views: 16084

RE: Forgetting To Shut Down Cell Phone In Flight

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by scramjetter
Mon Sep 03, 2007 4:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is This Tracking System Serious Cause For Concern?
Replies: 12
Views: 5291

RE: Is This Tracking System Serious Cause For Concern?

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by scramjetter
Mon Sep 03, 2007 3:45 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Raptors & Lightnings For Japan & Korea?
Replies: 60
Views: 12419

RE: Raptors & Lightnings For Japan & Korea?

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by scramjetter
Sun Sep 02, 2007 2:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Forgetting To Shut Down Cell Phone In Flight
Replies: 133
Views: 16084

RE: Forgetting To Shut Down Cell Phone In Flight

I fly routinely in a little Cessna and hear cell phone signals over the headset all over the place. But it's nowhere near as loud as the radio antennae on the mountaintops around the valley. And the strobes make the same amount of noise as the cell phone signals. If there was a scientifically docume...

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by scramjetter
Mon Aug 13, 2007 8:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: After The 747-8..A380..737-900..787, Whats Next?
Replies: 83
Views: 16501

RE: After The 747-8..A380..737-900..787, Whats Next?

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by scramjetter
Mon Aug 13, 2007 7:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: After The 747-8..A380..737-900..787, Whats Next?
Replies: 83
Views: 16501

RE: After The 747-8..A380..737-900..787, Whats Next?

A multinational behemoth the size of the <acronym title="Ansett Australia">AN</acronym>-225 but supersonic. It'll run on daisies and exhaust chlorophyll. Who are we kidding... it'll be the same ol' incrementally improved tube until hydrogen replaces everything. BWB is cool but how do you get it to w...

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by scramjetter
Wed Jun 06, 2007 3:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Corporate Jet Reported Down In Lake Michigan (MKE)
Replies: 47
Views: 14045

RE: Corporate Jet Reported Down In Lake Michigan (MKE)

Was there a local thunderstorm at the time of the crash? From the METAR that was posted, it looked like the wind went from 0 kts to 20kt gusts around 3 - 4 pm: KMKE 042152Z 33011KT 10SM -RA FEW015 BKN030 OVC045 17/14 A2955 RMK AO2 SLP006 P0000 T01670139 KMKE 042052Z 34010G19KT 9SM -RA SCT016 BKN030 ...

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by scramjetter
Wed May 02, 2007 7:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN To Fly Transatlantic ?
Replies: 65
Views: 15288

RE: WN To Fly Transatlantic?

AirTran is going to buy United and American! Cool. Any paint schemes floating around?

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by scramjetter
Sun Mar 18, 2007 1:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jet Crashes At Space Coast Regional Airport
Replies: 15
Views: 7802

RE: Jet Crashes At Space Coast Regional Airport

Wow, that is a sad ending. My sympathies to the family of the pilot. The video seems to show the airplane either falling out of a loop and into a spin or some kind of hammerhead maneuver. I wonder if going into the clouds disoriented the pilot. I also can't help but wonder if the aircraft was equipp...

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by scramjetter
Wed Mar 14, 2007 3:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Is The Largest Object To Be Airborn?
Replies: 61
Views: 18148

RE: What Is The Largest Object To Be Airborn?

According to the official record keepers at the Federation Aeronautique Internationale, <acronym title="Fairbanks - International (FAI / PAFA), USA - Alaska">FAI</acronym>: <a href="http://records.fai.org/general_aviation/current.asp?id1=21&id2=4" target=_blank>http://records.fai.org/general_aviatio...

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by scramjetter
Tue Mar 13, 2007 6:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JAL Pilot Allowed F/A Photo Session In Cockpit
Replies: 53
Views: 18416

RE: JAL Pilot Allowed F/A Photo Session In Cockpit

Was she cute? What was she wearing?

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by scramjetter
Sat Mar 10, 2007 5:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is This Photo Real?
Replies: 31
Views: 20802

RE: Is This Photo Real?

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by scramjetter
Wed Mar 07, 2007 3:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: USAirways Meltdown!
Replies: 73
Views: 15258

RE: USAirways Meltdown!

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by scramjetter
Wed Mar 07, 2007 3:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Northwest Pilot Claims Boeing Rigs 747s To Explode
Replies: 164
Views: 27113

RE: Northwest Pilot Claims Boeing Rigs 747s To Explode

Did he mention chem trails?
 crazy 

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by scramjetter
Mon Mar 05, 2007 3:59 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Why Not Fully Extend Flaps When Landing?
Replies: 54
Views: 13432

RE: Why Not Fully Extend Flaps When Landing?

ILS approaches tend to be long and fairly flat. Higher flap settings are used when there is a need to steepen an approach by adding more drag. So to maintain the nice long, orderly, flat approach to the runway without lots of unnecessary power (it would take a lot of thrust to overcome the drag indu...

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by scramjetter
Wed Feb 21, 2007 3:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Do Pilots Get Paid More For Bigger Aircraft?
Replies: 59
Views: 16302

RE: Why Do Pilots Get Paid More For Bigger Aircraft?

Baron95 said it best, it's all about unions and bargaining power. I will add to that generic Corporate Culture, because useless top management also gets high pay with no discernible benefit to the product or service rendered. The notion that responsibility is a factor is ludicrous. A crop duster pil...

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by scramjetter
Sun Jan 28, 2007 2:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Passenger Helps Land CO 753.
Replies: 101
Views: 28105

RE: Passenger Helps Land CO 753.

When I fly with a passenger I always instruct the passenger to point out any traffic. It's a safety issue and it includes my passenger in the process. If I am a passenger I keep my eyes outside looking for the other guy. So I applaude the first officer of the <acronym title="Continental Airlines (US...

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by scramjetter
Sat Jan 13, 2007 9:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Small Plane Crash Near Van Nuys, CA
Replies: 67
Views: 11040

RE: Small Plane Crash Near Van Nuys, CA

If a baggage door (or any door for that matter) opens inflight the usual action is to reduce speed to minimize the chance of losing the door. Unfortunately slowing down at low altitude with all that drag, then losing an engine due to door ingestion would really make matters worse. That's a really to...

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by scramjetter
Fri Jan 12, 2007 4:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Planes Parked In The Desert
Replies: 41
Views: 27741

RE: Planes Parked In The Desert

After 9-11 there were a lot of airliners parked at KGYR in Arizona. <br><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/open.file/0369193/L/" target="_blank">View Large</a> <a href="/open.file/0369193/M/" target="_blank">View Medium<br><IMG SRC="/photos/small/3/9/1/0...

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by scramjetter
Wed Jan 03, 2007 2:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UFO Sighting Over O'Hare
Replies: 99
Views: 17543

RE: UFO Sighting Over O'Hare

Isn't there a landing fee at O'Hare? They may have balked at the expense or their passports weren't in order. Or maybe they felt some sort of camaraderie now that TSA is probing passengers.

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by scramjetter
Sat Dec 30, 2006 10:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Has Turbulence Ever Brought A Jet Down?
Replies: 57
Views: 26142

RE: Has Turbulence Ever Brought A Jet Down?

Fatalities from turbulence are much rarer than injuries. It seems nearly every month a passenger or crew member is injured in an encounter with turbulence. Usually the individual isn't buckled in at the time of the encounter. Flight attendants definitely bear the brunt of these injuries! While not d...

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