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by Flow2706
Mon Jan 30, 2017 12:43 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Are life rafts and vests really needed on commercial aircraft?
Replies: 82
Views: 6804

Re: Are life rafts and vests really needed on commercial aircraft?

A forced ditching can be caused by countless reasons but the one that scares me the most un-contained interior fire. History and several accident investigations has shown that one has about 20 minutes from the time the fire starts to a time when aircraft control is lost. It can take nearly 20 minut...

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by Flow2706
Sat Jan 28, 2017 7:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Members Posting For First Time
Replies: 118
Views: 76792

Re: New Members Posting For First Time

I only registered just now, but I have been following this forum for a long time now (I think I first looked at airliners.net around 2002 or so, when I was just a kid enthusiastic about aviation - since quite a few years airliners.net is one of the few websites that I visit daily, I has proven to be...

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