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by CRJockey
Sat Feb 22, 2020 1:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounding, General Discussion Thread, February 2020
Replies: 708
Views: 98857

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounding, General Discussion Thread, February 2020

All in all, the FAA is finally doing its job. So the head of the FAA saying he will not grant RTS until he personally flies a MAX with his family in it is........ If I was not looking thru fanboy eyes I would say the head of the FAA is being personal rather the professional....but what do I know......

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by CRJockey
Thu Feb 20, 2020 10:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Admire the skill. EY A380 strong crosswind landing at LHR
Replies: 91
Views: 19930

Re: Admire the skill. EY A380 strong crosswind landing at LHR

"Admire the skill" ... landing an airplane in a crab. Honestly, it's not very hard to land an airplane while its still angled into the wind. I always LOL every time I see these posts. The real skill is by pilots landing a plane that CANNOT be landed/side loaded in a crab! Awesome, after y...

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by CRJockey
Thu Feb 20, 2020 10:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Admire the skill. EY A380 strong crosswind landing at LHR
Replies: 91
Views: 19930

Re: Admire the skill. EY A380 strong crosswind landing at LHR

Zeke, perhaps the poster was trying to say, fly as you train and train as you fly, which is a popular term in many training organizations I have been in. Our normal company limits for first officers is far more restrictive than the aircraft limits (10-15 kts crosswind), however in the simulator for...

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by CRJockey
Sun Feb 16, 2020 9:15 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Airbus elevator deflection rate
Replies: 12
Views: 1950

Re: Airbus elevator deflection rate

I'm sure that the aircraft reacted "as designed" as well as that the CPT's inputs were objectively inadequate. The question is whether the designed behavior of the aircraft (especially, the phase shift introduced by lagging elevator actuation) is conducive to pilot's overreaction? No idea...

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