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Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 07-27-2014, 04:47 PM
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Posted By Gabriel
Well, we would actually have to try both methods...

Well, we would actually have to try both methods to see how they would have worked in this particular situation.

It's a fact that my method would have had you fully stabilized (in landing config,...
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 07-27-2014, 02:35 AM
Replies: 884
Views: 77,544
Posted By Gabriel
One possible answer to that is that the...

One possible answer to that is that the automation intuition required to fly a Boeing airplane may be different (at least partially) from that of an Airbus, where had had recently came from.
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 07-26-2014, 02:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 326
Posted By Gabriel
I am under no way supporting flight over war...

I am under no way supporting flight over war zones.
I am supporting no-fly in volcanic clouds.

In certain types of volcanic clouds, your engines (potentially all of them) will fail with almost...
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 07-26-2014, 01:21 PM
Replies: 884
Views: 77,544
Posted By Gabriel
Okay, I see your point, but have a couple of...

Okay, I see your point, but have a couple of comments.
As you say, falps-5 speed and 2000ft looks perfectly reasonable... when you are intercepting from below or crossing 2000ft already established...
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 07-26-2014, 04:13 AM
Replies: 884
Views: 77,544
Posted By Gabriel
I will give my vision, that doesn't match neither...

I will give my vision, that doesn't match neither Evan's nor MCM.

Let's do a timeline based on the NTSB's animation.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QVaQYhd_Qy0
The first 20 seconds the video is...
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 07-25-2014, 10:18 PM
Replies: 364
Views: 19,400
Posted By Gabriel
Yes, may. Or may not. ...

Yes, may. Or may not.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3fNcGFNLPHE

(yes, yes, I know the differences)
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 07-25-2014, 10:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 326
Posted By Gabriel
How many planes flew in each case? Hint: there...

How many planes flew in each case?
Hint: there are dozens, sometimes hundreds of planes flying over war zones every day, every year.
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 07-25-2014, 03:51 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,340
Posted By Gabriel
A dual engine out should not cause a high energy...

A dual engine out should not cause a high energy crash, distress call or not.
Especially in the MD-80 where the elevator and ailerons are mechanically/aerodynamically actuated (no hydraulics or...
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 07-25-2014, 02:37 PM
Replies: 364
Views: 19,400
Posted By Gabriel
Maybe. But I suspect that there was a very early...

Maybe. But I suspect that there was a very early in-flight breakup, for example caused by critical part of the structure failing due to the shockwave and explosive decompression. There were photos of...
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 07-25-2014, 12:01 AM
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Views: 77,544
Posted By Gabriel
Okay, what happens in this scenario? An...

Okay, what happens in this scenario?

An altitude different to the current one is selected.
FLCH is selected.
The FD remains on.
The AT is not switched off.
The airplane eventually reaches the...
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 07-24-2014, 11:19 PM
Replies: 364
Views: 19,400
Posted By Gabriel
A big missile like this one likely reflected...

A big missile like this one likely reflected measurable "blips" on the radar and they are likely recorded. It will be a 2D trace though, since I very much doubt that the missile had a transponder,...
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 07-24-2014, 11:16 PM
Replies: 364
Views: 19,400
Posted By Gabriel
I don't think so. The transponder (and I think...

I don't think so. The transponder (and I think ACARS too) stopped transmitting with the plane smoothly flying straight and level at cruise altitude.

That means that the transponder stopped...
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 07-24-2014, 11:12 PM
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Posted By Gabriel
MCM, you are wrong by the own confession of the...

MCM, you are wrong by the own confession of the PF in the post-accident interview. Basically, he didn't understand a thing of how the system works.
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 07-24-2014, 07:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 326
Posted By Gabriel
Believe it or not, flying over a war zone is not...

Believe it or not, flying over a war zone is not as dangerous as flying into a cloud of volcanic ashes.
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 07-24-2014, 02:17 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,340
Posted By Gabriel
An Argentine newspaper reports that Algeria...

An Argentine newspaper reports that Algeria authorities officially confirmed that it crashed in the Sahel dessert.

In Spanish:...
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 07-24-2014, 02:09 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,656
Posted By Gabriel
Your guess is off by 200%. The Aerolíneas...

Your guess is off by 200%.
The Aerolíneas Argentinas crossed at about mid-runway and the other plane went around before reaching the threshold. They were about 1500m away.
...
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 07-24-2014, 01:58 PM
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Views: 77,544
Posted By Gabriel
CRM was obviously a strong issue here. But...

CRM was obviously a strong issue here.

But the individual actions of the PF too.
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 07-24-2014, 01:55 PM
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Views: 77,544
Posted By Gabriel
MCM, I see what you mean and concur. What I...

MCM, I see what you mean and concur.

What I don't understand is:
- Why did the PF rely on the AT to hold the speed if he had selected FLCH?
- Why did all three relay that the speed would be held...
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 07-24-2014, 01:46 PM
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Views: 77,544
Posted By Gabriel
My point is this: if the PF had first entered a...

My point is this: if the PF had first entered a lower target altitude (say MDA or a bit above that) then he would have gotten IDLE thrust without touching the thrust levers and thereby without...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 07-24-2014, 01:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 273
Posted By Gabriel
Ah, ok. Yes, I remember. I thought that you...

Ah, ok. Yes, I remember.

I thought that you posted that post in THAT other forum and that Don was a moderator THERE.
Forum: Off Topic Forum 07-23-2014, 07:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 273
Posted By Gabriel
Errrr, hummm, welll... I... (Pst!... What?)

Errrr, hummm, welll... I...

(Pst!... What?)
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 07-23-2014, 12:12 PM
Replies: 884
Views: 77,544
Posted By Gabriel
What I could have done is: Selected FLCH and...

What I could have done is:
Selected FLCH and idle the throttles.
The plane would have initially pitch up to slow down to the selected speed (Vapp) and then pitch down to hold that speed.
With the...
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 07-23-2014, 11:54 AM
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Views: 77,544
Posted By Gabriel
Correct. Is this a joke? Here we go...

Correct.


Is this a joke? Here we go again.
Why don't you read what I said, what MCM said, and what you hav ejust said above?

NO. THE AP WITH THE FD IN FLCH DID NOT INITIATE A CLIMB BECAUSE...
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 07-23-2014, 02:19 AM
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Posted By Gabriel
And prompted your confusion too. Tell me one...

And prompted your confusion too.

Tell me one thing: In a "pitch controls speed" mode, why would the plane pitch up for the insignificant reason that you selected a higher altitude?
Answer: it...
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 07-23-2014, 01:41 AM
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Posted By Gabriel
I think that there are two big, gross, immense...

I think that there are two big, gross, immense conceptual issues that are being grossly, immensely overlooked even by the NTSB:

1- When you select FLCH you are instructing the AT to STOP HOLDING...
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 07-22-2014, 11:10 PM
Replies: 364
Views: 19,400
Posted By Gabriel
Well, that captain not only refused and order...

Well, that captain not only refused and order (decision made more than by sheer judgement but according to regulations and own company procedures that the airline approved to keep their certificate...
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 07-22-2014, 09:39 PM
Replies: 364
Views: 19,400
Posted By Gabriel
Possibly. You can determine the type of...

Possibly.

You can determine the type of explosive used by the byproducts left after the explosive chemical reaction, maybe even reconstruct the approximate original formula of the explosive. If...
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 07-22-2014, 08:58 PM
Replies: 364
Views: 19,400
Posted By Gabriel
I am disappointed with Les Abend's article. ...

I am disappointed with Les Abend's article.
First, the thing about "800 other airplanes were not targeted". Shit, 3WE was right. In my previous 800 take-offs no engine failed before V1, so why would...
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 07-22-2014, 06:37 PM
Replies: 364
Views: 19,400
Posted By Gabriel
Fixed.

Fixed.
Forum: Off Topic Forum 07-22-2014, 01:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 273
Posted By Gabriel
But FLYING is not just a local magazine or just...

But FLYING is not just a local magazine or just "one that is for sale abroad".

It is one of the most (if not the most) renowned GA magazines in the world. It's in available in many FBOs, flight...
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 07-21-2014, 09:39 PM
Replies: 364
Views: 19,400
Posted By Gabriel
Well, Evan called them "trigger-happy morons...

Well, Evan called them "trigger-happy morons targeting anything that flies above them on a mission of destruction for destruction's sake" and I said that they were "criminally negligent, guilty of...
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 07-21-2014, 01:04 PM
Replies: 884
Views: 77,544
Posted By Gabriel
I agree with you. I have commented on this...

I agree with you. I have commented on this several times during this thread: why the speed protection is disabled when the throttles are manually idled and the altitude in below 100ft RA. The plane...
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 07-21-2014, 12:37 PM
Replies: 364
Views: 19,400
Posted By Gabriel
Evan, I more or less agree with all these points....

Evan, I more or less agree with all these points.

I am quite sure that if instead the US Navy in foreign territorial waters it had been a private company in US soil doing something where highly...
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 07-21-2014, 10:10 AM
Replies: 364
Views: 19,400
Posted By Gabriel
Hum, yes, a lot of PPLs used LORAN C before GPS....

Hum, yes, a lot of PPLs used LORAN C before GPS. NOT!!!
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 07-21-2014, 10:09 AM
Replies: 364
Views: 19,400
Posted By Gabriel
PPLs and LORAN C. Sure. I can't say that NO PPL...

PPLs and LORAN C. Sure.
I can't say that NO PPL ever used a LORAN C, but....
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 07-21-2014, 10:00 AM
Replies: 364
Views: 19,400
Posted By Gabriel
PPLs and LORAN C. Sure. I can't say that NO PPL...

PPLs and LORAN C. Sure.
I can't say that NO PPL ever used a LORAN C, but....
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 07-21-2014, 03:42 AM
Replies: 884
Views: 77,544
Posted By Gabriel
Final report out. I haven read it yet. ...

Final report out. I haven read it yet.

http://www.ntsb.gov/doclib/reports/2014/AAR1401.pdf
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 07-21-2014, 03:29 AM
Replies: 364
Views: 19,400
Posted By Gabriel
I've made many VFR cross-country flights, some of...

I've made many VFR cross-country flights, some of them in excess of 250 NM, using that V in VFR as the main and only navaid (okay, together with "ded-reckoning too).
Or how did PPLs fly in the 80s...
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 07-21-2014, 03:17 AM
Replies: 364
Views: 19,400
Posted By Gabriel
Evan, I recognize and acknowledge the differences...

Evan, I recognize and acknowledge the differences between the Iranian Air case and the Malaysian Case. But:

- Don't say "an" error. There were many, a lot of errors.
- Climbing vs diving.
- The...
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 07-20-2014, 04:57 PM
Replies: 364
Views: 19,400
Posted By Gabriel
Biran, That IFF is the same system than what...

Biran,

That IFF is the same system than what the USS Vincennes had when they shot down Iranian Air, which was also transmitting a civilian code, the one assigned by ATC.

I don't want to enter...
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