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Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum Yesterday, 03:58 PM
Replies: 4
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Posted By 3WE
Cool... So they catch and fire some pilots...

Cool...

So they catch and fire some pilots (who though disturbed, would not crash a plane intentionally nor unintentionally) and the next time someone tricks the system or slips through randomly...
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 05-22-2015, 11:02 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 378
Posted By 3WE
Yeah/Kinda/Sort of...something that would be...

Yeah/Kinda/Sort of...something that would be clear to any pimple-faced-flight-simmer, as well as an ATP, that would cause them to change course long before it became a newsworthy event...
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 05-21-2015, 07:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 378
Posted By 3WE
I was being more philosophical. With all the...

I was being more philosophical.

With all the computer monitoring gizmos why isn't there a "GPS" system and a TV with an amazingly simple depiction of terrain to alert the pilots a minute or two...
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 05-20-2015, 06:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 378
Posted By 3WE
Why the GPWS and not a much earlier warning from...

Why the GPWS and not a much earlier warning from the basic navigation TV with an airlplane symbol and flashing red terrain that's near the plane's altitude or higher?
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 05-20-2015, 02:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 156
Posted By 3WE
Looks to me like they compromised important...

Looks to me like they compromised important safety margins and violated rules. To hell with relative risks, they must be firmly and uncompromisingly ridiculed on amature-dominated aviation forums!
...
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 05-19-2015, 06:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 156
Posted By 3WE
Reckless and careless anyeone?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T7CN9kv3n6s

:-D

EDIT: I intended to place this in the straight aviation forum, not safety. Please move if so inclined.
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 05-19-2015, 06:29 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 677
Posted By 3WE
Kind of captured in #1 above?

Kind of captured in #1 above?
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 05-19-2015, 03:43 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 677
Posted By 3WE
Read all the textbooks you want and tell me if...

Read all the textbooks you want and tell me if these statements are false:

Edit to add numbers for Evan.

1) At about 16 degrees AOA, a stall occurs on most all wings because the smooth airflow...
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 05-19-2015, 12:50 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 677
Posted By 3WE
Not exactly...(and while you exaggerated- it...

Not exactly...(and while you exaggerated- it nicely highlighted the point)

I got my PPL in 1979 so I know about 20-30 years ago :-) . I swear that 50% of my "lessons" involved a stall (or five). ...
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 05-19-2015, 12:35 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 677
Posted By 3WE
First a joke: the Bonanza guys or the 747 guys? ...

First a joke: the Bonanza guys or the 747 guys?

And specifically to your comment: Indeed.

1) Maybe the pilot was exaggerating and said inches when it was a couple of hundred feet on the...
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 05-19-2015, 11:25 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 677
Posted By 3WE
:shakehea:

:shakehea:
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 05-19-2015, 02:45 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 677
Posted By 3WE
NO!!!!! YOU ARE TOTALLY WRONG!!!!! THERE IS NO...

NO!!!!! YOU ARE TOTALLY WRONG!!!!! THERE IS NO REASON TO MAKE AN EXTREME DIVE!!!!! JUST FIREWALL THE THROTTLES AND GO TO A HEALTHY CLIMB ATTITUDE!!!!! :smilewin:

(Actually, your answer was...
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 05-19-2015, 02:41 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,346
Posted By 3WE
COOL! So, If I can get a high-performance tail...

COOL! So, If I can get a high-performance tail dragger sign off (might need the particular plane due to the HP/speed) (or helicopter rating), I can take my PPL and my Pesticide applicator's license...
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 05-19-2015, 02:35 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,346
Posted By 3WE
No, ha ha, you have trouble counting...It was six...

No, ha ha, you have trouble counting...It was six ag pilots, most of whom described dangerous situations or (strong cross wind, known engine difficulties, crashes, etc) along with drinking and...
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 05-19-2015, 02:03 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 677
Posted By 3WE
Be careful here... Yeah, typically bad...

Be careful here...

Yeah, typically bad technique...

...BUT ALSO...

Murphy's law, fate is the hunter, momentary inattention, feeling a bit too comfortable and a dangerously-overly-high level...
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 05-19-2015, 01:56 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 677
Posted By 3WE
Which begs the question- why after months of...

Which begs the question- why after months of training (and recurrent training) on how to operate an A330 and it's many computer-assisted systems, does a pilot forget that pulling up (especially a 6...
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 05-17-2015, 11:40 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,346
Posted By 3WE
So, a commercial pilot's license entitles one to...

So, a commercial pilot's license entitles one to apply restricted-use pesticides.

I'm constantly amazed at what I learn around here.
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 05-17-2015, 05:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 580
Posted By 3WE
...Total ass hat parlour talk and what I really...

...Total ass hat parlour talk and what I really really want to believe is that:

I can see the aircraft's databases benefiting from being liberally networked. There's a never-ending stream of...
Forum: Aviation Discussion Forum 05-16-2015, 06:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 358
Posted By 3WE
You never can trust the media to get the facts...

You never can trust the media to get the facts straight. Those are tail-mounted engines! It's NOT a 737!
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 05-16-2015, 04:51 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 677
Posted By 3WE
Noted. But standing firm that the aircraft...

Noted.

But standing firm that the aircraft performed closely to what the book told them as they followed good procedure and checked weight, density altitude and performance charts to see if the...
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 05-16-2015, 12:34 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 677
Posted By 3WE
Do not Concur. By all appearances he did...

Do not Concur.

By all appearances he did calculate the weight and look at the weather conditions and determine the takeoff distances.

It would appear he followed the procedures as trained! (As...
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 05-15-2015, 11:39 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 677
Posted By 3WE
What? 1) How do you know it's instinct. ...

What?

1) How do you know it's instinct. For all we know his instincts were telling him to pull up MORE while his cognitive side told him, no, this can lead to a stall which means much less lift,...
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 05-15-2015, 05:36 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 677
Posted By 3WE
...we almost need an...

...we almost need an Evan-absolute-never-ever-deviate-15%?-extra-safety-buffer for "legal" takeoffs, instead of "just don't hit anything".

As I recall, "the book" lists halfway accurately what the...
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 05-15-2015, 02:29 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 677
Posted By 3WE
Pulling up hard...

...but not relentlessly.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZmEVwyMRYIY
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 05-15-2015, 02:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 360
Posted By 3WE
Gabriel, How's your Russian? ...

Gabriel, How's your Russian?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gqPhNCyrR-E

Stabilized?

Da? Nyet?
Forum: Off Topic Forum 05-14-2015, 05:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 219
Posted By 3WE
Saw that! So, maybe it's time for...

Saw that!

So, maybe it's time for 100%/universal application of Positive Train Control anytime you are going faster than 50 MPH.

And glad to know that human factors are not relevant to aviation...
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 05-14-2015, 12:41 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 764
Posted By 3WE
Bad oversight on my part.

Bad oversight on my part.
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 05-14-2015, 12:31 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 764
Posted By 3WE
A different thread: This...

A different thread:







This thread:
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 05-13-2015, 09:00 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 764
Posted By 3WE
Might be sub-optimal CRM behind a lot of...

Might be sub-optimal CRM behind a lot of this...lack of double checking...guys randomly flipping flaps up as they silently run memory items...just speculating.
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 05-13-2015, 07:47 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 764
Posted By 3WE
Absolutely sticking words in your mouth but not a...

Absolutely sticking words in your mouth but not a jab.

Try not to give up- BUT, I get the frustration.
Forum: Off Topic Forum 05-13-2015, 07:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 219
Posted By 3WE
Human factors.

Amtrak crash, US Northeast 5/12/2015

I know it's a train, but the business of a well trained person forgetting to do something that is seemingly basic continues to affect almost all modes of...
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 05-13-2015, 01:47 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 764
Posted By 3WE
I find these short reads a nice way to take a...

I find these short reads a nice way to take a break from my job. If it bugs you as you take a break from your job, then don't read it.
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 05-13-2015, 11:46 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 764
Posted By 3WE
Another crash designed for JP forumites.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_Airlines_Flight_553

-An unstabilized approach for Evan.
-A go-around (who want's to claim that)
-A stall for Gabriel
-A human factors error for 3BS...
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 05-12-2015, 03:16 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 624
Posted By 3WE
Guys...Nothing wrong with your original comments...

Guys...Nothing wrong with your original comments other than the context was not particularly clear.

I think Evan was poking fun at the witness who said they guy was trying to pull up but the plane...
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 05-11-2015, 03:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 624
Posted By 3WE
Indeed. I was pointing out that you had only...

Indeed.

I was pointing out that you had only one word in your mouth.

...the stall word.

Neither of you didn't say that other things weren't involved.

But that left the thread with no...
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 05-10-2015, 09:55 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,346
Posted By 3WE
If it were not for Murphy's law and whom God...

If it were not for Murphy's law and whom God chooses to favor, I would Concur.
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 05-10-2015, 09:53 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,346
Posted By 3WE
Fixed. FWIW- I regularly make mistakes too. ...

Fixed.

FWIW- I regularly make mistakes too. Gabriel typically catches them; however he also has some Ag-Pilot friends he ranks as not quite living up to the heavy jet levels of safety culture.
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 05-10-2015, 06:48 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,346
Posted By 3WE
I think I know six (+/- a few), which If I count...

I think I know six (+/- a few), which If I count right is more than you guys put together.

Two are dead from crashes.

Every one of them has dealt with an engine failure and broken an airplane...
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 05-10-2015, 01:05 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,346
Posted By 3WE
Really? How many aerial applicators have you...

Really?

How many aerial applicators have you visited with?
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 05-09-2015, 03:25 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,346
Posted By 3WE
Concur. ..and I'm being typically...

Concur.

..and I'm being typically argumentative and being a splitter.

Indeed, likely a gross violation of rules and bad judgement (and perhaps, yes, careless).

As to the maneuvers and it...
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