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Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 11-21-2014, 02:17 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 829
Posted By 3WE
Ironically, when we bought our house, we had to...

Ironically, when we bought our house, we had to sign a form acknowledging that there was an airport in the community. "No problem, I thought, the approach path is a few miles south of us along the...
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 11-21-2014, 01:20 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 829
Posted By 3WE
Ok, my context was political. I'm sure that that...

Ok, my context was political. I'm sure that that lots of small airports have closed because the neighbors got riled up over noise, safety, whatever and the airport owners decided the hassle wasn't...
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 11-20-2014, 08:43 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 829
Posted By 3WE
Folks generally agree he talked about it a lot. ;)

Folks generally agree he talked about it a lot. ;)
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 11-20-2014, 03:09 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 829
Posted By 3WE
Sadly, there's lots of misfueled crashes...for...

Sadly, there's lots of misfueled crashes...for whatever reason, its not unusual to get to the runway and takeoff on "good fuel in your fuel lines" and then the engine goes to pot at a pretty bad time...
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 11-20-2014, 02:55 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 829
Posted By 3WE
Bullcrap! There is a heightened risk around...

Bullcrap! There is a heightened risk around airports. 1) You are concentrating airplanes into narrow corridors compared to enroute so when they fall out of the sky, they are more concentrated 2)...
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 11-19-2014, 05:23 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 829
Posted By 3WE
...crickets chirping...

...crickets chirping...
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 11-19-2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 829
Posted By 3WE
A few things here: I'm sure Richard had the...

A few things here:

I'm sure Richard had the ratings and did the flight reviews for twins...and it would seem he got to make a lot of test flights of all sorts of airplanes, and they probably...
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 11-19-2014, 01:13 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 829
Posted By 3WE
Sort of my point.... One dude raises hell while...

Sort of my point.... One dude raises hell while MDW, Newark, etc are surrounded by hundreds of Archie Bunker bungalos and remains in operation.

New FARs was a jab at the JP regulations committee....
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 11-18-2014, 06:08 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 829
Posted By 3WE
Cargo Plane crashes off Chicago Midway

http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/breaking/chi-midway-plane-crash-20141118-story.html

Mis-fueled?

Or the ole deal that a twin engine plane = double the risk of engine failure + hard to...
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 11-16-2014, 04:53 AM
Replies: 416
Views: 26,490
Posted By 3WE
Ummm, no contrail is not at all rare.

Ummm, no contrail is not at all rare.
Forum: Aviation Discussion Forum 11-13-2014, 09:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 338
Posted By 3WE
Good first class crosswind footage. But...

Good first class crosswind footage.

But GREAT CATCH on the media at it's finest!!!

I thought Sully was getting paid to help them with stuff like this.

I don't get it...sure- it's a valid...
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 11-13-2014, 07:13 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,004
Posted By 3WE
...and I said Airbus fly by wire...I can name two...

...and I said Airbus fly by wire...I can name two instances- where if control systems gave traditional, tactile feedback information on the aircraft's flying state (instead of being computer...
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 11-13-2014, 07:01 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,115
Posted By 3WE
Evan... 8 words: It's the truth. ...

Evan...

8 words:



It's the truth.

Gabriel is a wise man
(Along with being a verbose Aeroengineer) :clap:
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 11-13-2014, 02:58 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 613
Posted By 3WE
My Interpretation: (no disagreement- just a...

My Interpretation: (no disagreement- just a differing angle).

Generally- a missed approach is that it's hard IMC and you don't find the runway (or you get off track). In that case you go around....
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 11-13-2014, 02:49 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 613
Posted By 3WE
Bingo, Gabriel, something like that... My...

Bingo, Gabriel, something like that...

My comment was not about "private" aircraft...just that when the tower is landing and releasing tons of planes in visual conditions without the true IMC...
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 11-13-2014, 02:32 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 613
Posted By 3WE
This is addressing my original question and...

This is addressing my original question and thanks!
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 11-12-2014, 04:15 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,115
Posted By 3WE
Gabriel (Indeed, the hell better Areroengineer)...

Gabriel (Indeed, the hell better Areroengineer) has calculated that a gentle turn at 200 feet adds no risk...

That's why it's a rule of thumb that does not need to be a regulation.

The risks...
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 11-11-2014, 07:59 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,115
Posted By 3WE
You've lost me here...This was a statement about...

You've lost me here...This was a statement about operations during visual conditions where a landing and departing aircraft may be at the same altitude going the same direction, but a mere 1000 feet...
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 11-11-2014, 05:05 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,115
Posted By 3WE
Because?

Because?
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 11-11-2014, 03:56 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,004
Posted By 3WE
1) Yes...there are differences. 2) "so...

1) Yes...there are differences.

2) "so dangerous as to merit this response"...Indeed, the "most dangerous" is generally pretty darn safe.

Conversely- let's pick on the DC-10 for a...
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 11-11-2014, 02:12 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,115
Posted By 3WE
Traffic? Here's some ironing. One day a...

Traffic?

Here's some ironing.

One day a I took off in a 172 ahead of a business jet.

At about 200 feet the tower 'ordered' me to start my crosswind.

I did so with a nice, gentle 15 degree...
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 11-11-2014, 01:42 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,004
Posted By 3WE
Actually- it's kind of scary to look at how may...

Actually- it's kind of scary to look at how may planes are built and how many have crashed...

Being an airplane leaves you with a pretty significant risk of crashing...

1,500 747's and how many...
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 11-11-2014, 01:26 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,115
Posted By 3WE
No, not exactly. The first thing that always...

No, not exactly.

The first thing that always flies out with me: "are existing regulations adequate".

For this case, IMO, yes. (as you agreed- knowledge and regulations both existed that would...
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 11-10-2014, 08:42 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,115
Posted By 3WE
1) No. I once made a totally legal takeoff...

1) No. I once made a totally legal takeoff towards a 75-ft tall tree line from a 2500 ft grass strip. It was very similar to what we viewed in the film and had the engine had big hiccups it might...
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 11-10-2014, 01:03 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,115
Posted By 3WE
Concur. As much as I love my meager flight...

Concur.

As much as I love my meager flight time, I hate roller coasters, I hate falling and the thought of whacking a tree at anything greater than 10 MPH is disturbing.

And here you are-...
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 11-09-2014, 06:08 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,115
Posted By 3WE
:skeptic: Splitting hairs with you here...

:skeptic:

Splitting hairs with you here (hangar talk context, not argument).

With the B-52 I see a very aggressive deliberate roll and then a strange 'deliberate' maintained extreme bank and...
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 11-09-2014, 03:50 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,115
Posted By 3WE
Discovery must be paying those guys quite well......

Discovery must be paying those guys quite well...

Here they ACT like they are sneaking around- but there's camera shot after camera shot, and there has to be a big crew- two guys filming and a...
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 11-09-2014, 02:44 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,115
Posted By 3WE
...then again, there's a whole other direction...

...then again, there's a whole other direction you can take this.

1) Just the act of installing the GoPro camera would seem to be a contributing factor...

1a) ...that is further enhanced by,...
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 11-09-2014, 02:17 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,115
Posted By 3WE
1) Indeed- it does look strange...OR an...

1) Indeed- it does look strange...OR an alternative is that this dude is a new student and/or having a bad day...an old fashioned sloppy go-around and slow on the right rudder.

2) Concur- the...
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 11-01-2014, 09:46 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 613
Posted By 3WE
@#$%@@! Sure...go ahead and blindly follow...

@#$%@@!

Sure...go ahead and blindly follow the procedure Evan, and collide with the plane climbing up underneath you...

For the third time...during visual conditions, ATC deviates from the...
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 11-01-2014, 04:24 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 613
Posted By 3WE
Thank you, but No. This misses the boat. ...

Thank you, but No. This misses the boat.

Those are missed approach procedures which is for instrument operation where ATC is already assuring separation.

Although there's overlap, missed...
Forum: Aviation Discussion Forum 11-01-2014, 03:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 405
Posted By 3WE
There may be a little something more to it- as...

There may be a little something more to it- as described above- the "More electronic" cockpit and 2-pilot vs 3-pilot operation...

...then again, from the outside...they're all 3-holer jumbos with...
Forum: Aviation Discussion Forum 11-01-2014, 01:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 405
Posted By 3WE
MD-11 is bigger and actually has a relatively...

MD-11 is bigger and actually has a relatively smaller horizontal stabilizer (seems wrong, but think leverage)

I have read on various aviation fora that they feel somewhat different during...
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 11-01-2014, 01:02 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 613
Posted By 3WE
Written Procedures for Go-Arounds at Busy Places

This is a tough question- hidden in a ton of discussion.

Are any of our pilots (controllers?) aware of specific procedures for go arounds at busy airports.

I'm thinking ATL, DFW type...
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 10-30-2014, 12:09 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 929
Posted By 3WE
Hmmm..... 1. I wouldn't be so darn much fun...

Hmmm.....

1. I wouldn't be so darn much fun if it didn't get under your skin. Think about that one and maybe your fire tetrahedron on how there's more than one way to stop feeding the fire...
...
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 10-29-2014, 10:10 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,020
Posted By 3WE
For starters, it was three things, not 20...Roll...

For starters, it was three things, not 20...Roll left, roll right, roll level. Just because you are a splitter doesn't mean that your argument is stronger.

Speaking as a lumper- pretty much all...
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 10-29-2014, 12:35 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,020
Posted By 3WE
Gabriel- remember when I tell you that sometimes,...

Gabriel- remember when I tell you that sometimes, when I'm in the wrong frame of mind I am terrified of takeoff when the big jet points skyward and I sink back in my seat and I'm thinking this feels...
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 10-29-2014, 12:26 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 929
Posted By 3WE
Could be... Evan- where I quoted you (and...

Could be...

Evan- where I quoted you (and enjoyed your point) you were right after Brian describing how the wind patterns are brutal at this obscure airport shown in the original post.
...
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 10-28-2014, 10:01 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 929
Posted By 3WE
Based on the first post in this thread, I believe...

Based on the first post in this thread, I believe that Lefty disagrees. :skeptic:
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 10-28-2014, 08:49 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 929
Posted By 3WE
You think they were within stable approach...

You think they were within stable approach criteria?

...then again, just another beautiful evening, light winds and a really big airport...no reason to CRITICALLY watch the airspeed, approach...
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