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Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum Yesterday, 11:49 PM
Replies: 427
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Posted By 3WE
Relative statistics would say that unhealthy,...

Relative statistics would say that unhealthy, crazy, drunk, tired truck drivers, bus drivers, car drivers, and gun owners are a big problem with airline pilots being not particularly significant.
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Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum Yesterday, 11:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 560
Posted By 3WE
Sometime those damn FBW computers decide that...

Sometime those damn FBW computers decide that it's time to land (WIDN?) and there's no over riding them. Or maybe they thought the auto throttles were on and we're too busy looking for ground...
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum Yesterday, 10:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 560
Posted By 3WE
Indeed. You probably should declare an emergency...

Indeed. You probably should declare an emergency to do that.
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum Yesterday, 09:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 560
Posted By 3WE
Did I read correctly that they already had a...

Did I read correctly that they already had a crash and had the "better" runway closed?

RDO: "Approach, our fuels getting low, we'd like to try the approach and see if we can get in"

APCH: ...
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum Yesterday, 09:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 560
Posted By 3WE
...and, while there's no other evidence besides...

...and, while there's no other evidence besides some holding, I wonder if low-fuel was a contributing factor to the decision?
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum Yesterday, 09:01 PM
Replies: 427
Views: 35,783
Posted By 3WE
It's about time! Look at all the folks on...

It's about time!

Look at all the folks on Internet forums who know how to do your job better than you do. I know I certainly have a lot of hours on your plane from MSFS, I do know what you mean...
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum Yesterday, 08:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 560
Posted By 3WE
No need for basics. Just follow the procedure.

No need for basics. Just follow the procedure.
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum Yesterday, 11:48 AM
Replies: 427
Views: 35,783
Posted By 3WE
What is the issue here? Some people feel bad...

What is the issue here?

Some people feel bad and kill themselves but have empathy for others.

Some people feel vengeful and kill themselves AND others.

There's the case of the fired mechanic...
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 03-29-2015, 02:32 PM
Replies: 427
Views: 35,783
Posted By 3WE
You know where this is a leading to...

You know where this is a leading to Gabriel...:smilewin:
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 03-29-2015, 02:50 AM
Replies: 427
Views: 35,783
Posted By 3WE
I only said that it would receive some...

I only said that it would receive some consideration, TV time and several discussion forum posts.:nod:
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 03-29-2015, 02:28 AM
Replies: 427
Views: 35,783
Posted By 3WE
.... Just heard the words "pilotless planes" on...

.... Just heard the words "pilotless planes" on the 10:00 PM news.
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 03-29-2015, 02:19 AM
Replies: 427
Views: 35,783
Posted By 3WE
I don't think Gabe means it CAN'T be done... ...

I don't think Gabe means it CAN'T be done...

It's more like should it be done and do we really really want it done, would it introduce new problems, and would it be prohibitively expensive and if...
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 03-29-2015, 01:17 AM
Replies: 427
Views: 35,783
Posted By 3WE
:uhoh: Ohhh Gabriel??????? It will be...

:uhoh:

Ohhh Gabriel???????

It will be interesting if this third crew member thing goes anywhere, or if the FA swap out becomes more universal...

Still, I think a few seconds with only one...
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 03-28-2015, 11:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,163
Posted By 3WE
Who says that's not the procedure? I just...

Who says that's not the procedure?

I just say that although I don't know THE procedure, somehow I know that relentless pull ups are NOT the procedure.
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 03-28-2015, 10:32 PM
Replies: 427
Views: 35,783
Posted By 3WE
No... In many cases the person does care and...

No...

In many cases the person does care and perceives (correctly) that they become more famous by taking a plane load of folks with them.

It's very sad but our pilot is indeed now famous and...
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 03-28-2015, 01:19 PM
Replies: 427
Views: 35,783
Posted By 3WE
I kind of disagree...I do not think an unlockable...

I kind of disagree...I do not think an unlockable door does much to stop suicidal pilots.

I checked wikipedia, the scenario Egypt 990 incident is frighteningly similar.

Pilot goes to the Lav,...
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 03-28-2015, 01:11 PM
Replies: 427
Views: 35,783
Posted By 3WE
Clarifications

Apologies, as I did not mean to suggest that you, Gabriel were calling for the elimination of on-board pilots for totally automated planes. I know where you stand.

Now, let me struggle for the...
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 03-28-2015, 12:27 AM
Replies: 427
Views: 35,783
Posted By 3WE
You know where this is leading, right? Let's...

You know where this is leading, right?

Let's just do away with pilots, and let Otto and ground-based monitoring folks operate the aircraft.

We could put an emergency pilot on board with a...
Forum: Aviation Discussion Forum 03-28-2015, 12:22 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 470
Posted By 3WE
Yeah...Boring ;) Waterski airlines hauls...

Yeah...Boring ;)

Waterski airlines hauls folks to the lake to go water skiing...That's fun!
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 03-27-2015, 08:28 PM
Replies: 427
Views: 35,783
Posted By 3WE
Exactly what was said about hijackers before...

Exactly what was said about hijackers before 9/11...work with them, they let you land, you negotiate- that's actually how it works.

(By the way, what I omitted from your post were many other...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 03-27-2015, 03:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 94
Posted By 3WE
@#%@%# roll-over Spanish milk ad.

PLEASE!

Turn off the roll-over part!

Irritating as hell and I'm thinking I will start a campaign to stop drinking milk too!
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 03-27-2015, 02:55 PM
Replies: 427
Views: 35,783
Posted By 3WE
Just a reminder / restate. It did not matter...

Just a reminder / restate.

It did not matter that the pilot was NOT locked out of Egypt air...

...and I never thought of this, but I guess it's a little hard to put an Airbus into inverted and...
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 03-27-2015, 01:24 PM
Replies: 427
Views: 35,783
Posted By 3WE
Indeed... Evan is right, we do need a...

Indeed...

Evan is right, we do need a magical mind-reading machine, that operates real-time in the cockpit, because you never know when someone is going to lose it...this is two known crashes of...
Forum: Aviation Discussion Forum 03-27-2015, 01:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 470
Posted By 3WE
Thank you... Interesting.

Thank you...

Interesting.
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 03-26-2015, 01:25 PM
Replies: 427
Views: 35,783
Posted By 3WE
That's not a lot of hours to be in an airliner......

That's not a lot of hours to be in an airliner...

One of those super geniuses that loses it?
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 03-26-2015, 11:55 AM
Replies: 427
Views: 35,783
Posted By 3WE
Time for relative risks. 3000 9/11 death toll. ...

Time for relative risks. 3000 9/11 death toll. 150 here AND the Egyptian suicide had both pilots present. ( kind of like a the twin = 2x failure rate but generally makes airliners safer )
...
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 03-25-2015, 06:14 PM
Replies: 427
Views: 35,783
Posted By 3WE
Quick, lazy question: Would someone briefly...

Quick, lazy question: Would someone briefly review the rules about "one-crewman-always-wears-an-O2-mask-at-X-altitude-and-Y-situation".

My fuzzy memory is that it's maybe only during...
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 03-25-2015, 10:50 AM
Replies: 427
Views: 35,783
Posted By 3WE
When avion posted that the news was telling us of...

When avion posted that the news was telling us of distress calls and not so constant descents...
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 03-20-2015, 01:25 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,330
Posted By 3WE
Flying nuns, like Sally Field. Why else would...

Flying nuns, like Sally Field. Why else would the be operating on the runway?
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 03-19-2015, 01:14 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,330
Posted By 3WE
As I have gotten older and wiser, I have learned...

As I have gotten older and wiser, I have learned to dislike that word almost as much as absolute statements.

Remember, it was night time and please review the statistics regarding circling...
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 03-18-2015, 07:45 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,330
Posted By 3WE
Thanks! All of this is an interesting...

Thanks!

All of this is an interesting intersection of rules and reality...and MCM would even seem to imply that the "no-go-around" deal, while not specifically restricted might be a wise rule of...
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 03-18-2015, 12:52 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,330
Posted By 3WE
Fixed ;-) I was wondering if you might put...

Fixed ;-)

I was wondering if you might put some bold font here and there in the real critical parts of the the FAR's you posted/pasted. As you and Flyboy know, I can read that stuff and the...
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 03-18-2015, 12:17 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,330
Posted By 3WE
In classic ATP fashion, he gave some valuable...

In classic ATP fashion, he gave some valuable insight BUT sidestepped my question by saying, I'm not familiar with this airport or approach so I won't compare it to other approaches and comment on...
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 03-17-2015, 08:18 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,330
Posted By 3WE
That's not the question. ;) The question is...

That's not the question. ;)

The question is if you trust a crew of fully-licensed, current, recurrently-trained, Multi-Engine, IFR, Commercial, ATP, ERJ-type-rated puppy mill-educated pilots to...
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 03-17-2015, 01:31 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,330
Posted By 3WE
#^#$~! I wanted to hear what YOU mean by...

#^#$~!

I wanted to hear what YOU mean by tricky- I'm just a non-professional outsider "that only plays on MSFS".

I can go into black and white mode and say that the approach and missed...
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 03-16-2015, 07:43 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,330
Posted By 3WE
Concur, but a tough discussion. The Wiki article...

Concur, but a tough discussion. The Wiki article implies it is something of a special approach and indeed there's some high terrain and obstacles.

Perhaps some similarity to the approaches to...
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 03-16-2015, 06:40 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,330
Posted By 3WE
Regarding the self-imposed "no-go around" rule,...

Regarding the self-imposed "no-go around" rule, is this missed approach really that tricky?

http://map.aeroplanner.com/plates/FaaPlates_pdfs/00349IL34.PDF

Sure, there's all sort's of "high...
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 03-16-2015, 06:09 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,330
Posted By 3WE
...perhaps it's a "last two hours worth" kind of...

...perhaps it's a "last two hours worth" kind of thing.
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 03-15-2015, 11:34 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,330
Posted By 3WE
Indeed- I missed that! Another fascinating layer...

Indeed- I missed that! Another fascinating layer of Swiss cheese, AND pretty crappy to can the Captain of the flight out.
Forum: Off Topic Forum 03-15-2015, 09:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 248
Posted By 3WE
I throw shrubberries at Brian. :twisted:

I throw shrubberries at Brian. :twisted:
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