If FR swapped all their planes immediately into Max8 or 9, you can bet Europeans will still fly them, regardless.
IWMBH wrote:“Will never fly the MAX again”
*sees that tickets on the MAX are 10% cheaper*
“Aah the MAX is fine, Boeing knows what it’s doing”
Im surprised they decided to land with such hard settings .. maybe they had low fuel?Jump to post
Glad all are safe. Has to be a nerve wracking experience . Hopefully the media doesn't start some mass 737 hysteria now, however.... I got from google notifs as a "new 737 max story" .. just to talk about hysteria and fake news. The way Google & their cookies work on my computer, I wo...Jump to post
Jetty wrote:With this incident included the last 8(!) civil aviation incidents causing death or hull loss were with Boeing planes. Doesn’t look good.
I dont really see a Business case for AV and CM to merge, considering AV wants to have everything routed thru the slow and congested BOG, while PTY is a fast hug airport (and allows instant connection lane swap, unlike BOG)Jump to post
I love these one word statements with no context and without reading the actual thread. No, they are not. If you can read spanish, check this article: https://www.eltiempo.com/economia/empresas/efromovich-habla-de-las-medidas-para-evitar-crisis-en-avianca-354470 I can, I'm Colombian. I've read the ...Jump to post
RCS763AV wrote:I love these one word statements with no context and without reading the actual thread. No, they are not.
AtomicGarden wrote:Is Avianca in trouble as much as it's Braziliand and Argentinian branches?
It's simple. Like BA, QR and EY, they don't know what they're doing. Running a subfleet of B777X doesn't make sense when you already have the A350-1000 in the fleet and vice versa. Poor fleet planning to go with poor network planning. Too much beer flowing at CX HQ, courtesy of their failed beer de...Jump to post
What exactly did she mean whens he told him to come and tell it to her face? What? She was going to punch him or whatever? She should be suspended for such lack of professionalism. I think it is a translation issue, she might have meant he could have complained privately rather than calling her inc...Jump to post
https://www.eltiempo.com/economia/empresas/efromovich-habla-de-las-medidas-para-evitar-crisis-en-avianca-354470 Link in spanish, sorry. Will do a recap here: Within the article, he's still blaming the striking pilots who were looking for better economical options and benefits. He also denies the com...Jump to post
PaxPicti wrote:There is a good reason they were voted the least popular airline in Europe - again.
Either they figured it was making them more money to proceed like this, or they count it as publicity (there is no such thing as bad publicity). Yes there is. I've never flown Ryanair and I never will, because of stories like this.. I will fly them regardless; thats why there's no bad press when it...Jump to post
Nothing like a good "CDTMYLPQTRMP" to defuse the average Argentinian... :roll: Its kinda funny i know exactly what those words mean lol. Also just to give you info about the incident (in case anyone else hasnt): Controller (female) said that they had a lot of traffic/work and couldnt warn...Jump to post
Limited demand perhaps?Jump to post
Why would they become unmarketable?How is it their fault? Read the first 3 responses to this thread. There's the answer. This is the Ryanair way of doing things. This is not typical for the Dutch. Ryanair want to "own" their crew, but when something goes wrong, they claim that "pilot...Jump to post
INFINITI329 wrote:How does DL think they can stop the inevitable....its already the law..
Someone that knows more about the FAA, please explain to us how the FAA can decide to ignore a re-authorization bill that is signed into law in October 2018 that says the FAA has 30 days to change the rest rule and inform the airlines of said change. So far they have not even given the airlines not...Jump to post
PlanesNTrains wrote:I’m looking forward to the final report as it’s hard to keep all the contradicting “facts” in this thread straight.
kiowa wrote:Delta crunching more seats into coach is not a good thing for comfort in any way. I have no idea why people support the idea unless they are delta employees.
Less personal room-bad for customers comfort.
Galwayman wrote:No need for recline in flights less than 4 hours, especially in a place like the US with so many ‘larger’ passengers ...
I havent been on Europe yet, specially not the UK. But if B6 can offer me a GREAT Mint price, you can bet Ill travel to the UK for the first time ever with them and not AV´s 789.Jump to post
ikramerica wrote:9Patch wrote:marcelh wrote:[
Ah, the incompetent third world pilot bashing has started again. Let’s wait for the facts please, nstead of opening this can of worms...
Yes. Let's not allow anything interrupt the Boeing bashing...
Ethiopian has an impeccable record.
Seems like a shallow attempt to keep illegally-subsidized Boeing and their sales afloat during the MAX crisis. This "government" is the laughing stock of the world. Couldnt be more wrong. Every time he/they make these hollow threats the stock markets go down. How many million pensioners h...Jump to post
Damn - you beat me to it! :lol: (strictly speaking it's a stall warning as opposed to underspeed per se ) Are you as frustrated as me with all these answers that make it all seem so easy......? Excuse me, wasnt precisely the stick shaker active because the Captain side's AoA had a 76° pitch up nose...Jump to post
I think that route was delayed due AM having to use their spare 800 or 700 in previous Max routes (BOG for example).Jump to post
When the overspeed clacker starts sounding. But they were dangerously underspeed, as proven by stick shaker! Damn - you beat me to it! :lol: (strictly speaking it's a stall warning as opposed to underspeed per se ) Are you as frustrated as me with all these answers that make it all seem so easy.......Jump to post
Heya, long time lurker here. Does a 737 simulator simulate aerodynamic forces on the trim wheels? I also have the same doubt although I believe that yes, the simulators are very realistic Another question I have is the effects of the G forces on the crew The Pilots are thrown off their seats , hitt...Jump to post
Its not always on, read the posts between page 84 and 86 about the conditions for MCAS to transmit commands. I disagree: in automation parlance, MCAS is an "always on" controller... Point taken. You're correct, what i tried to say was that MCAS isnt always in "transmission" mode...Jump to post
haven't read the preliminary report and will wait until the final one is released. However, I am quite confused by some press articles that reported the crew repeatedly performed the procedure. How was it possible if the switches were flipped OFF already? Soo.... why not read just the preliminary r...Jump to post
The pre report mentions the GPWS warnings, why does MCAS not cutout when GPWS becomes active ?? So in my simple opinion MCAS remains forcing the nose down even when close to the ground when GPWS is warning ? This could be a simple programmation (GPWS cuts out MCAS) i do not understand why this is n...Jump to post
Actually, I would say - based on what we have learnt in the past few weeks - that MCAS is on or off. The chief point is - contrary to what you would have thought after that AD last year, using the cutout switches as per runaway trim procedure does not actually turn MCAS off. It just disables the ac...Jump to post
I don’t think you understand aviation accidents. There is NEVER a single point of failure. I am not one to nitpick, but tell that to the 737 pilots with infamous rudder hard over accidents I want to confront this narrative of false equivalency of both machine and human sharing the same blame in thi...Jump to post
And that's the saddest thing of all right there ... both of these crashes would never have happened had the crew simply re-extended the flaps,and returned for an emergency landing. The ET crew could not have deployed flaps at the kinds of airspeeds they were traveling. As I said in a post up-thread...Jump to post
At 05:43:20, approximately five seconds after the last manual electric trim input, an AND automatic trim command occurred and the stabilizer moved in the AND direction from 2.3 to 1.0 unit in approximately 5 seconds. The aircraft began pitching nose down. Additional simultaneous aft column force wa...Jump to post
I think they also are very proactive by allowing people to “pre-volunteer” for a chosen price - this allows those folks to be bumped without it being “involuntary” as long as Delta is willing to offer what they requested. At least, that’s what I read on here one time. Yes, it’s an auction “name-you...Jump to post
Most probably didn't notice, because they didn't bother to look or care. Whose who noticed are probably avid a.net readers. So they remember all the threads about cabin crew being always right, no matter what the circumstances are and didn't want to get federal charges for not following crew orders...Jump to post
This made me wonder what UX's schedule was for SCL, and I was surprised to find out they cancelled that route in 2015. I understand that it's a tough market to crack for them, being a OW hub, but it seems that they aren't putting much effort to become ST's Europe to South America carrier like IB is...Jump to post
Let me make something clear, since it seems im not being understood properly. I'm not comparing the 330 series with the Max. Someone on the last 5 pages said something that there was ONLY one documented case of the A3XX series where the "sensors" all became unreliable, which im trying to ...Jump to post
Let me make something clear, since it seems im not being understood properly. I'm not comparing the 330 series with the Max. Someone on the last 5 pages said something that there was ONLY one documented case of the A3XX series where the "sensors" all became unreliable, which im trying to s...Jump to post
Excuse me, but AF447 lost ALL protections because all the pitot tubes froze. So you forgot that as well. (this message is directed to jollo btw). No. AF447 go to Alternate law 2 (ALT2): loses normal law lateral mode (replaced by roll direct mode and yaw alternate mode) along with pitch attitude pro...Jump to post
To put things in perspective: in the whole service history of the A3XX family there is exactly one recorded occurrence of a double sensor failure preventing a triple-redundant envelope protection system to work as expected (and that plane only crashed because pilots were improvising test protocols ...Jump to post
It never fails to amaze me how people are willing to consider every agency or airline not in Western world to be incapable or doing things for political reasons. China's safety record since it started flying Airbus and Boeing for most of the domestic fleet has been very good, but obviously it's goi...Jump to post
In maintainance, having one type of failure is considered better than unconnected failures in the same equipment. Normally this happens in old worn out equipment where different parts give out. The reliability of max is now under serious question. Then both the 787 and A32N reliabilities are under ...Jump to post
Scarebus34 wrote:Already discussed