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by BoeingGuy
Thu Feb 17, 2022 6:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Network Thread - 2022
Replies: 1098
Views: 190476

Re: American Airlines Network Thread - 2022

That’s great. We all know that MIA and some other airports aren’t great.

My real question, please, was whether DFW-BOG is permanently discontinued or just temporarily discontinued in April.

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by BoeingGuy
Thu Feb 17, 2022 5:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates serious incident on takeoff on EK231 DXB-IAD on 20 December 2021
Replies: 284
Views: 74227

Re: Emirates serious incident on takeoff on EK231 DXB-IAD on 20 December 2021

GCAA initial report is now available. The GCAA describes the incident as ‘ serious incident’ https://www.gcaa.gov.ae/en/ePublication/admin/iradmin/Lists/Incidents%20Investigation%20Reports/Attachments/155/2021-AIFN0016-2021-%20Draft%20Preliminary%20Report.pdf Boeing knows what happened, but not why...

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by BoeingGuy
Thu Feb 17, 2022 2:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Network Thread - 2022
Replies: 1098
Views: 190476

Re: American Airlines Network Thread - 2022

I saw on another web site that AA is discontinuing DFW-BOG during April. Is that a permanent discontinue or just a temporary low season reduction? Colombia is one of my favorite countries to travel in. That a convenient flight. Connecting in MIA to the west coast is a pain. I was hoping AA would res...

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by BoeingGuy
Wed Feb 16, 2022 1:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Network Thread - 2022
Replies: 1098
Views: 190476

Re: American Airlines Network Thread - 2022

AAlaxfan wrote:
Forgive me. but what does SME mean in post #249?


You are just supposed to magically know what everyone’s internal acronyms mean.

At Boeing, SME means Subject Matter Expert. It’s a commonly used term. However, I’m not sure this fits the context of that sentence.

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by BoeingGuy
Tue Feb 15, 2022 1:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Feel Good ATC Story Out Of California - C152 Student With Stuck Full Throttle
Replies: 21
Views: 4134

Re: Feel Good ATC Story Out Of California - C152 Student With Stuck Full Throttle

I’m getting 46 miles to SJC, although I think it’s driving distance. Remember, this guy obviously has a malfunction in his throttle control. One of the CFIs on the radio wanted to keep him very close to the airport. There are too many uncertainties here. How do you know the malfunction isn’t going ...

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by BoeingGuy
Mon Feb 14, 2022 10:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Feel Good ATC Story Out Of California - C152 Student With Stuck Full Throttle
Replies: 21
Views: 4134

Re: Feel Good ATC Story Out Of California - C152 Student With Stuck Full Throttle

Theoretical question for the CFI's and other professional pilots out there: The student pilots decision to land at WVI obviously worked out, so kudos to the pilot and everyone who helped him get down. I am not trying to second guess anyone, but I am curious about one option that appeared to not com...

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by BoeingGuy
Sun Feb 13, 2022 7:43 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: The destination you have flown to from the most airports
Replies: 38
Views: 2681

Re: The destination you have flown to from the most airports

DFW, all on AA or Eagle: ATL, AUS, DEN, IAH, ICN, JFK, LAX, MIA, MSP, MSY, OMA, ORD, PIT, SEA, SHV, SLC, STL, YYZ I think it’s DFW for me too, if I don’t count my home airport. Counting either direction from DFW its: SEA, SJC, LFT, MAF, MIA, LAX, CDG, ZRH, LIM, BOG, UIO, SCL, EZE, GRU, ICT, ATL, TU...

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by BoeingGuy
Sat Feb 12, 2022 10:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KLM stopped flying to Kiev
Replies: 44
Views: 9977

Re: KLM stopped flying to Kiev

I can't believe how, after the huge crisis we have just gone through, we are now going to have to deal with this. Seems unreal. What is unreal about it? The world doesn't revolve aviation. Obviously. But a conflict like this does not only affect aviation either. I understood what you meant. The wor...

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by BoeingGuy
Sat Feb 12, 2022 9:12 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Airports you’ve flown into on one airline and out on another
Replies: 30
Views: 2335

Re: Airports you’ve flown into on one airline and out on another

OGG. In on AA. Out on HA. LIH. In on HA. Out on AA. SXM. In on LIAT. Out on AA. CNX. In on Air Asia. Out on Lao Air. Iguazu Falls. In the Argentina side on Aerolineas Argentina. Out from the Brazil side on Varig. GRU. In on Varig. Out on AA. I’m sure there was more in my extensive adventure travels.

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by BoeingGuy
Tue Feb 08, 2022 9:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Effects of the Spirit/Frontier merger on US airline industry
Replies: 158
Views: 21074

Re: Effects of the Spirit/Frontier merger on US airline industry

Then how on earth can either of them grow going forward? B6 in particular is pretty maxed out in domestic growth opportunities. I’d agree AS would likely be the one to acquire, but the B6 brand would be better because it’s not so geographically limited like “Alaska” is. Southwest does pretty well o...

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by BoeingGuy
Tue Feb 08, 2022 6:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hawaii Competition
Replies: 106
Views: 20892

Re: Hawaii Competition

The Sep 1972 OAG shows the following transpacific flight arrivals at ITO: ORD: UA 2x week, DC-8-62, NW 1x week, 707-351 DAL: BN 1x week (via HNL), 707-138 LAX: CO daily, 707-324, daily 747 (via HNL), WA daily 720 plus 1x week 720, UA 2x day DC-8-61 SFO: UA daily DC-8-61, WA 2x week 707-351 I've see...

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by BoeingGuy
Tue Feb 08, 2022 4:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Frontier and Spirit to Merge!
Replies: 477
Views: 64690

Re: Frontier and Spirit to Merge!

Have any airlines merged and became a new airline all together? North Central and Southern became Republic. BOAC and BEA became British Airways. What did the “B” stand for in BOAC and BEA? Back to topic. I love these false promises every time there is a proposed merger. No employees will lose their...

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by BoeingGuy
Sun Feb 06, 2022 6:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hawaii Competition
Replies: 106
Views: 20892

Re: Hawaii Competition

Why doesnt more airlines fly into ITO? Hilo is an international airport along with KOA and HNL and has the second largest population in the state of Hawaii after Honolulu. A bunch of airlines used to serve Hilo with 747s and widebodies. Years ago ITO was used as a fuel stop. As the 747's got greate...

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by BoeingGuy
Sat Feb 05, 2022 1:51 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: A380 Reverse Thrust On Landing
Replies: 29
Views: 4191

Re: A380 Reverse Thrust On Landing

Interesting fact, Airbus originally wanted to certify it with no reverse at all! I believe the American regulators would have none of it and the compromise was on the inboards only, due to FOD risk given how far out the outboards hang (well over the grass at most airports) as per the previous post....

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by BoeingGuy
Tue Feb 01, 2022 5:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Network Thread - 2022
Replies: 1098
Views: 190476

Re: American Airlines Network Thread - 2022

:laughing: Now who thought this was a good idea when assigning gates https://pbs.twimg.com/media/FKfLaXiVIAIo_R1?format=jpg&name=small https://pbs.twimg.com/media/FKfLaXiVIAIo_R1?format=jpg&name=small I have to agree with those saying it’s a smart idea. A lot better than someone going to th...

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by BoeingGuy
Mon Jan 31, 2022 3:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Network Thread - 2022
Replies: 1098
Views: 190476

Re: American Airlines Network Thread - 2022

I think AA recently added a second daily nonstop but it seems very odd to suspend this route for Spring/Summer, given that Paris (and France) are among Europe's top destinations from the US, and it is not a route that struggles, generally, no. It has been a fixture of AA's MIA TATL network for a lo...

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by BoeingGuy
Mon Jan 31, 2022 4:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing Hints at Next New Jet as It Weighs Tough Engine Decisions
Replies: 115
Views: 19466

Re: Boeing Hints at Next New Jet as It Weighs Tough Engine Decisions

I can't believe it took 32 posts for this to come up. :rotfl: It was bound to happen haha A 757Max would not be impressive to me as I'm very partial to the RB211 but would've been a good choice had they kept the line open instead of try to push the 900 then 900ER. The upper end of the fuselage leng...

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by BoeingGuy
Sun Jan 30, 2022 10:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Network Thread - 2022
Replies: 1098
Views: 190476

Re: American Airlines Network Thread - 2022

Thanks for that. Much appreciated. I tend to agree with you on ORY. In AA's case, I think the main issue was likely cost. Either it was cheaper to operate from ORY over CDG and they resisted the move as long as they could. The proximity to Paris thing was probably mere marketing spin. And you're ri...

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by BoeingGuy
Sun Jan 30, 2022 9:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Network Thread - 2022
Replies: 1098
Views: 190476

Re: American Airlines Network Thread - 2022

Originally AA launched Paris service to ORY and remained there as a holdout as long as it could, until 1999 when it had to shift to CDG. AA's argument then was that ORY's proximity to central Paris was a competitive advantage. Thank you for your informative summary. Always appreciated although occa...

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by BoeingGuy
Sun Jan 30, 2022 7:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Thieves steal flight management system from parked 737 at Lagos terminal
Replies: 16
Views: 5187

Re: Thieves steal flight management system from parked 737 at Lagos terminal

The 737 can dispatch per the MMEL with both FMCs inoperative. Airplanes flew just fine before FMCs were invented. But how would you follow the magenta line? Yeah good point. There wouldn’t be a magenta line and no LNAV and VNAV autoflight modes. Even worse if there were no Autothrottle. Many of tod...

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by BoeingGuy
Sun Jan 30, 2022 5:32 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: A380 Reverse Thrust On Landing
Replies: 29
Views: 4191

Re: A380 Reverse Thrust On Landing

It's been a while since my last 763 flight and so am somewhat out of the loop with up-to-date heavy jet ops. After watching a series of A380 landings, I noticed only engines 2 & 3 seemed to use reverse after landing - some with idle reverse; some with full on reverse. https://fb.watch/aL9wmMdvX...

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by BoeingGuy
Sun Jan 30, 2022 5:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Thieves steal flight management system from parked 737 at Lagos terminal
Replies: 16
Views: 5187

Re: Thieves steal flight management system from parked 737 at Lagos terminal

bennett123 wrote:
Could the motive be sabotage, rather than theft.

Until they get a replacement, that plane is going nowhere.

You can't buy one at Walmart.


The 737 can dispatch per the MMEL with both FMCs inoperative. Airplanes flew just fine before FMCs were invented.

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by BoeingGuy
Fri Jan 28, 2022 6:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing Hints at Next New Jet as It Weighs Tough Engine Decisions
Replies: 115
Views: 19466

Re: Boeing Hints at Next New Jet as It Weighs Tough Engine Decisions

It's behind a paywall for me. Can you post some key, fair use, excerpts? There is really nothing other than they keep thinking about planning to maybe do something someday. I guess key message is that all the NMA talk is wiped off again. There is PD activity going on. I believe there will be a new ...

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by BoeingGuy
Thu Jan 27, 2022 5:14 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: RTO for impending fire
Replies: 59
Views: 4651

Re: RTO for impending fire

A couple of “average” chaps doing what “average” chaps train for https://youtu.be/PS1YAX70edc THANK YOU VERY MUCH! :) That's great! That's just what I'm looking for. You can gauge the reaction time between the engine going bang and the rudder being deflected. From bang to full deflection takes just...

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by BoeingGuy
Tue Jan 25, 2022 6:29 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Boeing 727 Leading Edge Device Question
Replies: 13
Views: 2721

Re: Boeing 727 Leading Edge Device Question

The slats on the newer 737s and all 757/767 changed to a 3-position system. On those jets, the slats extend to a midrange position for takeoff flap settings, and a fully extended position for landing flaps. I seem to recall that early 737-200s did use an “asymmetric” system, as it were, but I don’t...

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by BoeingGuy
Mon Jan 24, 2022 12:21 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Use of speedbrakes in Boeing 737 during RTO
Replies: 33
Views: 3119

Re: Use of speedbrakes in Boeing 737 during RTO

I can comment on the 737, but the 747 and I know 777. The speed brakes will auto deploy in the event of a RTO when the thrust levers reduced to idle and TR deployed to reverse Idle above 80 knots. The 787 and 777-9 are the only Boeing models in which the speedbrakes will deploy as part of the Autob...

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by BoeingGuy
Sun Jan 23, 2022 11:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Washington State Aviation Thread - 2022
Replies: 122
Views: 14403

Re: Washington State Aviation Thread - 2022

1/23/2022: Lots of long delays at SEA due to heavy fog. Inbound flight diversions are mostly to BOI and PDX. Yeah...I saw earlier this morning the visibility was down to 1/8 mile at SEA. PAE was down to 1/8 mile as well. I think the PNW is going to be fogged in until Wednesday or Thursday. I live j...

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by BoeingGuy
Sun Jan 23, 2022 12:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska Airlines Fleet Network and News Discussion - 2022
Replies: 869
Views: 142685

Re: Alaska Airlines Fleet Network and News Discussion - 2022

RWRCAS wrote:
Falcon Flyer wrote:
I haven’t seen any reference but is AS likely to use the -700 on the Paine flights?


The flights I checked were listed on 737-800s.


I’m seeing -900s on the PAE-LAS flights.

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by BoeingGuy
Fri Jan 14, 2022 10:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Michael Teal leaves Boeing
Replies: 15
Views: 3314

Re: Michael Teal leaves Boeing

It's hard for me to wish well for anyone who helped preside over Boeing’s long decline. Is there no accountability? You just get to ride off into the sunset after hundreds of people get killed and your company loses its leadership position in the marketplace? Enjoy you retirement son. This is perha...

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by BoeingGuy
Fri Jan 14, 2022 8:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Michael Teal leaves Boeing
Replies: 15
Views: 3314

Re: Michael Teal leaves Boeing

Auto correct got me there. What are your thoughts on Dave? I don’t know him, so can’t state an opinion. I do know others who have worked with him, but not clear on the impressions of him. I have worked with some mid-level 777X engineering leadership who I like. Some of the 787 engineering leadershi...

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by BoeingGuy
Fri Jan 14, 2022 7:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Michael Teal leaves Boeing
Replies: 15
Views: 3314

Re: Michael Teal leaves Boeing

https://twitter.com/jonostrower/status/1482040540015173634?s=21 Michael Teal the infamous chief engineer of the 737 max that was moved to the 777X chief engineer is leaving April 1st and but David Lafong the 777 CPE assumes his role immediately. First mark Jenks now Michael Teal. Is Boeing finally ...

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by BoeingGuy
Fri Jan 14, 2022 6:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Michael Teal leaves Boeing
Replies: 15
Views: 3314

Re: Michael Teal leaves Boeing

https://twitter.com/jonostrower/status/1482040540015173634?s=21 Michael Teal the infamous chief engineer of the 737 max that was moved to the 777X chief engineer is leaving April 1st and but David Lafong the 777 CPE assumes his role immediately. First mark Jenks now Michael Teal. Is Boeing finally ...

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by BoeingGuy
Wed Jan 12, 2022 6:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Man storms into AA cockpit during boarding, breaks flight controls
Replies: 54
Views: 12963

Re: Man storms into AA cockpit during boarding, breaks flight controls

WTF? Unbelievable. Let me guess, he was angry that someone asked him to keep his mask on. Where does it say anything in the article about a mask? Why is this the assumption these days? There are probably a million (other than a mask) reasons that someone might have a psychotic break when boarding a...

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by BoeingGuy
Wed Jan 12, 2022 7:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Top domestic routes within 1780 mi by Q2 2021 PDEW's not served nonstop by AA/DL/UA/AS
Replies: 54
Views: 9265

Re: Top domestic routes within 1780 mi by Q2 2021 PDEW's not served nonstop by AA/DL/UA/AS

Why was SEA omitted? SEA-MSN was the only route within 1,780 miles of SEA without nonstop service from SEA that had a PDEW of 45 passengers/day in Q2 2021. The other domestic markets not served nonstop from SEA that had PDEW's of at least 45 passengers/day in Q2 2021 such as GRR, JAX, MEM, and ORF ...

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by BoeingGuy
Wed Jan 12, 2022 1:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Man storms into AA cockpit during boarding, breaks flight controls
Replies: 54
Views: 12963

Re: Man storms into AA cockpit during boarding, breaks flight controls

WTF? Unbelievable.

Let me guess, he was angry that someone asked him to keep his mask on.

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by BoeingGuy
Tue Jan 11, 2022 6:16 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Airliner types under threat of extinction
Replies: 28
Views: 3628

Re: Airliner types under threat of extinction

Here is the last semi-active MD-90 that was recently transferred from DL to Boeing. I'm not too sure what Boeing is doing with it: https://www.planespotters.net/airframe/mcdonnell-douglas-md-90-n931tb-boeing/el05ve As for active Airbus A318s, 19 have executive/VIP users (A318ACJ-Elite), 4 are activ...

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by BoeingGuy
Mon Jan 10, 2022 11:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CVG Announcement 1/10/2022
Replies: 39
Views: 6903

Re: CVG Announcement 1/10/2022

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masonh2479 wrote:
CRJ200flyer wrote:

What a letdown...


Didn’t another airport have a “big announcement” which turned out to be something like they were changing from Pepsi to Coke?

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by BoeingGuy
Mon Jan 10, 2022 10:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated March 24: Boeing's Fatal Flaw, Former Chief Technical Pilot Acquitted
Replies: 654
Views: 90768

Re: Updated: Boeing's Fatal Flaw, former Chief Technical Pilot indicted

I would only look at defense counsel. David Gerger does not come cheap. I find it incredible that Mark Forkner, out of all this carnage, is THE only one facing criminal charges. But that is only my opinion. Rgds That’s what I’ve been saying. He’s being made a total scapegoat so Boeing leaders can s...

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by BoeingGuy
Mon Jan 10, 2022 9:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated March 24: Boeing's Fatal Flaw, Former Chief Technical Pilot Acquitted
Replies: 654
Views: 90768

Re: Updated: Boeing's Fatal Flaw, former Chief Technical Pilot indicted

I would only look at defense counsel. David Gerger does not come cheap. I find it incredible that Mark Forkner, out of all this carnage, is THE only one facing criminal charges. But that is only my opinion. Rgds That’s what I’ve been saying. He’s being made a total scapegoat so Boeing leaders can s...

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by BoeingGuy
Mon Jan 10, 2022 9:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates serious incident on takeoff on EK231 DXB-IAD on 20 December 2021
Replies: 284
Views: 74227

Re: Emirates serious incident on takeoff on EK231 DXB-IAD on 20 December 2021

I am not “Bob Clifford, a Chicago attorney specializing in aviation-disaster cases”, nor the author of the USA Today article. Please direct your comments to them if you feel what is published is inaccurate. I just presented the facts, and provided the source. The closed loop / blinkered quality / s...

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by BoeingGuy
Mon Jan 10, 2022 7:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates serious incident on takeoff on EK231 DXB-IAD on 20 December 2021
Replies: 284
Views: 74227

Re: Emirates serious incident on takeoff on EK231 DXB-IAD on 20 December 2021

Is there any more info available by now? Did the crew try to climb but was unable to do so for some reason like wrong trim, loading or thrust setting or did they miss to climb blindly trusting the FD needles that did not move? Will anybody not from Dubai investigate this? I just saw something on th...

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by BoeingGuy
Mon Jan 10, 2022 6:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Network Thread - 2022
Replies: 1098
Views: 190476

Re: American Airlines Network Thread - 2022

I thought it was interesting to read Simple Flying's most recent article about AA and TLV: -It mentions that the JFK and MIA flights are geared at VFR type visits. -DFW (which will tentatively now start in May) is geared at more at tourists. Why is that? https://simpleflying.com/american-airlines-i...

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by BoeingGuy
Mon Jan 10, 2022 5:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates serious incident on takeoff on EK231 DXB-IAD on 20 December 2021
Replies: 284
Views: 74227

Re: Emirates serious incident on takeoff on EK231 DXB-IAD on 20 December 2021

Just because Clifford said it, what data supports it? I’ve seen no such data and I have exposure to that area. Nice try continuing to bash Boeing, but your arguments don’t hold water. I am not “Bob Clifford, a Chicago attorney specializing in aviation-disaster cases”, nor the author of the USA Toda...

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by BoeingGuy
Sun Jan 09, 2022 10:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated March 24: Boeing's Fatal Flaw, Former Chief Technical Pilot Acquitted
Replies: 654
Views: 90768

Re: Updated: Boeing's Fatal Flaw, former Chief Technical Pilot indicted

Maybe he made some mistakes or used poor judgement in his choice of words, but he’s no criminal. The executives who pressured him to minimize training are the criminals. If a person was under some peer pressure to have a few drinks with colleagues after work, and then decided to drive home, and acc...

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by BoeingGuy
Sun Jan 09, 2022 10:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates serious incident on takeoff on EK231 DXB-IAD on 20 December 2021
Replies: 284
Views: 74227

Re: Emirates serious incident on takeoff on EK231 DXB-IAD on 20 December 2021

I’ve never seen data that shows Caution alerts are insufficient to get the crew’s attention. From the article "Clifford said the 777 tone "has proven to not capture the pilot's attention in these low airspeed circumstances."" This covers conditions where the crew may have select...

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by BoeingGuy
Sun Jan 09, 2022 9:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated March 24: Boeing's Fatal Flaw, Former Chief Technical Pilot Acquitted
Replies: 654
Views: 90768

Re: Updated: Boeing's Fatal Flaw, former Chief Technical Pilot indicted

My question about this is: What effect will the information that may come out have on the criminal trial for Captain Forkner? Obviously some information may come out in this action that may effect the charges against him by the DOJ. I think that ship has sailed. Both Scott Hamilton and "Flying...

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by BoeingGuy
Sun Jan 09, 2022 9:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates serious incident on takeoff on EK231 DXB-IAD on 20 December 2021
Replies: 284
Views: 74227

Re: Emirates serious incident on takeoff on EK231 DXB-IAD on 20 December 2021

I don’t agree. The 777 Autothrottle has the auto-reengage function. The 737 does not. It’s just that the Asiana crew screwed up the mode selection so badly that Auto-reengage didn’t function. I’m sure you are aware the Autothrottle was changed to better protect against such crew errors. The 777 als...

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by BoeingGuy
Sun Jan 09, 2022 7:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates serious incident on takeoff on EK231 DXB-IAD on 20 December 2021
Replies: 284
Views: 74227

Re: Emirates serious incident on takeoff on EK231 DXB-IAD on 20 December 2021

Despite the positive changes you describe at Boeing, it seems they need to embrace the idea that this point is really, really low and not likely to improve. Airlines are already having problems finding qualified pilots and will likely be doing so for many years to come since parents have figured ou...

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by BoeingGuy
Sun Jan 09, 2022 7:15 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: AS3342 returning to san diego
Replies: 9
Views: 1489

Re: AS3342 returning to san diego

Weather diversion. As stated above, sometimes it's better for passengers and the operation to return to the point of origin instead of diverting to another city. KSMF 091706Z 32006KT 1/4SM R17R/2200FT FG OVC002 04/03 A3033 RMK AO2 TWR VIS 1/4 T00390033 $ KSMF 091653Z 31006KT 1/8SM R17R/1400FT FG OV...

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by BoeingGuy
Sun Jan 09, 2022 6:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates serious incident on takeoff on EK231 DXB-IAD on 20 December 2021
Replies: 284
Views: 74227

Re: Emirates serious incident on takeoff on EK231 DXB-IAD on 20 December 2021

One would hope that on the next iteration of airplanes that they might design in some features to make this harder to do even if no was meant to, as it did happen. Engineeringing today is a race between s engineers striving to build bigger and better idiot-proof designs, and the Universe trying to ...

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