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Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 04-14-2015, 08:25 AM
Replies: 9
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Posted By Leftseat86
Breaking: Menzies has job opening for one ramp...

Breaking: Menzies has job opening for one ramp worker at Seattle base.
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 04-14-2015, 08:23 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 2,584
Posted By Leftseat86
I had a feeling someone would bring up examples...

I had a feeling someone would bring up examples like these, thanks 3WE.

In almost every case, checking pitch trim would be pretty much mandatory, and trimming might actually aid in regaining...
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 04-14-2015, 08:16 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 2,584
Posted By Leftseat86
What about a an aural / visual warning like...

What about a an aural / visual warning like "PITCH TRIM" when the trim goes to an extreme outside the usual range?
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 04-13-2015, 10:06 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 8,518
Posted By Leftseat86
Wow...gross

Wow...gross
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 04-13-2015, 10:04 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 2,584
Posted By Leftseat86
I don't disagree with that at all, I just think...

I don't disagree with that at all, I just think for myself I would go "why do I have to fight the elevator so much *check trim indicator* why am I at +24? *trim down + relax elevator*...

Again...
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 04-13-2015, 09:58 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 2,584
Posted By Leftseat86
Though apparently in the same place on those...

Though apparently in the same place on those Airbus...the wheel with the stripes is still only giving you movement, the indicator next to it tells you where you are. That's what I meant. The...
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 04-13-2015, 08:43 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 2,584
Posted By Leftseat86
For what this is worth (probably f*ck all)...

For what this is worth (probably f*ck all) whenever trimming in flight simulator or wondering about where the trim is set, I always look at the TRIM INDICATOR.

I imagine it's not that difficult...
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 04-03-2015, 04:39 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 2,584
Posted By Leftseat86
This is also the worst attempt to level off I've...

This is also the worst attempt to level off I've ever read about. Nose down inputs for 20 seconds just to level off from 9.5 degrees nose up? No wonder they plunged back downwards.
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 04-02-2015, 11:45 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 2,584
Posted By Leftseat86
I could see the low time captain being a little...

I could see the low time captain being a little frazzled with the instructor watching him, but the instructor in the right seat is the one who drops the ball multiple times here. The guy in the left...
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 04-02-2015, 10:58 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 2,584
Posted By Leftseat86
I don't see how being low time on type is...

I don't see how being low time on type is responsible for most of their missteps here. Every type has procedures that need to be followed. Proper transfer of control isn't specific to the A320,...
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 04-02-2015, 07:59 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 2,584
Posted By Leftseat86
As sloppy as it gets without crashing...

Hermes A320 at Lyon on Apr 11th 2012, unstabilized approach, dual input, descended below safe height
http://avherald.com/h?article=483505b4&opt=0

That these pilots are allowed to fly other people...
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 03-30-2015, 09:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 944
Posted By Leftseat86
Taking a look is fine, continuing into the ground...

Taking a look is fine, continuing into the ground 1000ft + short of the runway is not.
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 03-30-2015, 09:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 944
Posted By Leftseat86
CYHZ 290400Z 34019G54KT 3/4SM R14/5000VP6000FT/D...

CYHZ 290400Z 34019G54KT 3/4SM R14/5000VP6000FT/D -SN DRSN BKN007 OVC010 M06/M07 A2964 RMK SF7SC1 SLP045

CYHZ 290313Z 35020G26KT 1/2SM R14/3500V4500FT/N SN DRSN VV003 M06/M07 A2963 RMKSN8 SLP040
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Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 03-26-2015, 07:59 PM
Replies: 484
Views: 43,657
Posted By Leftseat86
There you have it: ...

There you have it:

http://www.theguardian.com/world/2015/mar/26/germanwings-crash-prompts-airlines-to-introduce-cockpit-rule-of-two

And looks like pilot murder suicide ended up being correct...
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 03-26-2015, 12:52 AM
Replies: 484
Views: 43,657
Posted By Leftseat86
Not according to the New York Times, which is the...

Not according to the New York Times, which is the source of this new information as relayed to them by an investigator:
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 03-26-2015, 12:33 AM
Replies: 484
Views: 43,657
Posted By Leftseat86
@Gabriel what to make of this news now...

@Gabriel what to make of this news now considering your last post to me about the cockpit door codes? Surely one of the pilots would be able to get back in the cockpit if the one at the controls was...
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 03-25-2015, 07:30 AM
Replies: 484
Views: 43,657
Posted By Leftseat86
You have to remember there were no trees here to...

You have to remember there were no trees here to absorb any impact forces. This A320 flew straight into rocky mountain side. It's very expected for it to explode into tiny pieces like this. And it...
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 03-25-2015, 07:27 AM
Replies: 484
Views: 43,657
Posted By Leftseat86
If it turns out the pilot's oxygen system was...

If it turns out the pilot's oxygen system was compromised rendering them incapacitated, but that of the passengers and cabin crew was working, would the locked cockpit door prevent anyone in the...
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 03-25-2015, 05:03 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,423
Posted By Leftseat86
I've seen speculation that changing global...

I've seen speculation that changing global weather patterns might be responsible for greater humidity at altitude resulting in more probes unable to cope with certain conditions, but I think it is...
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 03-25-2015, 01:41 AM
Replies: 484
Views: 43,657
Posted By Leftseat86
Here is video of the crash site via helicopter: ...

Here is video of the crash site via helicopter:

http://www.francetvinfo.fr/faits-divers/accident/crash-dans-les-alpes/video-francetv-crash-dans-les-alpes-les-premieres-images-des-debris_857811.html
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 03-25-2015, 12:34 AM
Replies: 484
Views: 43,657
Posted By Leftseat86
What an awful circumstance if that were the cause.

What an awful circumstance if that were the cause.
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 03-16-2015, 10:01 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,537
Posted By Leftseat86
Wow that is F-ed up! Would they have been...

Wow that is F-ed up! Would they have been expected to find it during walk around? Those 145s are pretty low to the ground maybe hard to see under the tail there?
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 03-10-2015, 09:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 659
Posted By Leftseat86
Well I guess we know what happened. Visual...

Well I guess we know what happened. Visual separation was not maintained. So sad, that olympic swimmer was only 25 years old.
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 03-08-2015, 12:15 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,047
Posted By Leftseat86
Photo from the scene:

Photo from the scene:
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 03-05-2015, 03:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 698
Posted By Leftseat86
Just a regular ILS wouldn't do with fog like that...

Just a regular ILS wouldn't do with fog like that clearly well below CAT II minimums.
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 03-02-2015, 02:51 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,420
Posted By Leftseat86
I totally spaced and forgot Fokker was dutch. haha

I totally spaced and forgot Fokker was dutch. haha
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 02-26-2015, 06:19 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,420
Posted By Leftseat86
Off topic now but why does that AA Fokker have a...

Off topic now but why does that AA Fokker have a dutch reg?
Forum: Aviation Photography Forum 02-26-2015, 02:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 962
Posted By Leftseat86
Hey Brian, isn't this exactly what happens when...

Hey Brian, isn't this exactly what happens when the jetphotos facebook page boosts an image in the same manner, as the comment above me pointed out?

I don't mind it at all, it's nice to have some...
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 02-18-2015, 06:42 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,420
Posted By Leftseat86
Is it just me or are they pointing back towards...

Is it just me or are they pointing back towards the runway centerline by about 30 degrees? Like they started to take the high speed to the right and then veered full left for some reason.
Forum: Aviation Discussion Forum 02-14-2015, 07:31 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 930
Posted By Leftseat86
Speeding tickets are absolutely a safety issue....

Speeding tickets are absolutely a safety issue. And there is always the possibility of the police officer letting you off with a warning, which is exactly the same thing as what happened with...
Forum: Aviation Photography Forum 02-10-2015, 06:06 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 83,591
Posted By Leftseat86
So happy to see 16:9 uploading now too...as my...

So happy to see 16:9 uploading now too...as my Lumix camera has a specific 16:9 aspect ratio that allows the widest use of the lens :)
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 01-22-2015, 08:19 AM
Replies: 427
Views: 45,482
Posted By Leftseat86
Practically verbatim... I wonder if this was...

Practically verbatim...

I wonder if this was also another instance of dual inputs canceling each other or being missed.
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 01-17-2015, 12:03 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,304
Posted By Leftseat86
I wonder why they flew such a shallow and low...

I wonder why they flew such a shallow and low glideslope...just for fun? It seems like what pilots seem to do at SXM when they go extra low for the beach crowd...I'm not a big fan.
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 01-06-2015, 04:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 592
Posted By Leftseat86
mundane / no big deal. Tower controller was...

mundane / no big deal. Tower controller was closely monitoring. The stepped on transmission could have been a problem though.
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 01-03-2015, 08:24 AM
Replies: 427
Views: 45,482
Posted By Leftseat86
I think you mean Air Transat...not AirTran

I think you mean Air Transat...not AirTran
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 12-30-2014, 03:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,023
Posted By Leftseat86
Maybe the PF was concentrating more on keeping...

Maybe the PF was concentrating more on keeping the wings as level as possible? Looks like a little bit of a late flare, but otherwise well done keeping the right wing up.
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 11-30-2014, 11:07 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,472
Posted By Leftseat86
All that needs to be done is give drones an...

All that needs to be done is give drones an altitude limit, and better instruction for buyers. We don't require licenses for flying kites or RC airplanes.
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 11-21-2014, 04:13 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,917
Posted By Leftseat86
We don't actually have any stats or hard numbers...

We don't actually have any stats or hard numbers to back this up, although someone could compile them from crash data. Even though I agree with you that there may be greater perceived risk by the...
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 11-20-2014, 01:37 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,917
Posted By Leftseat86
It's fine, and not any more dangerous than an...

It's fine, and not any more dangerous than an airport anywhere else, or planes flying over anywhere else, for that matter.



Yes.



As far as this crash goes, relating to airports being...
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Forum 11-13-2014, 08:12 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,886
Posted By Leftseat86
Yes, he used the rocket powered modified NF-104A

Yes, he used the rocket powered modified NF-104A
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