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Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 08-24-2015, 12:52 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,676
Posted By Leftseat86
Yes Brian, assuming he had a correct altimeter...

Yes Brian, assuming he had a correct altimeter setting when departing North Weald, when he began his maneuver at Shoreham he would have had an altimeter reading around 200 ft...which should have been...
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 08-24-2015, 11:44 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,676
Posted By Leftseat86
I mean the guy started to pull into his loop at...

I mean the guy started to pull into his loop at what must have been between 100-200ft off the ground...just ridiculous...
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 08-24-2015, 11:39 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,676
Posted By Leftseat86
Airshows don't need to be this dangerous...if you...

Airshows don't need to be this dangerous...if you watch the video and see the low altitude at which he began his loop it's obvious this was an extremely poor decision. This is very much like the...
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 08-24-2015, 09:59 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 1,836
Posted By Leftseat86
I'm just wondering how this happens on a BRAND...

I'm just wondering how this happens on a BRAND NEW airplane...

Airbus A321 - MSN 6601 - XA-VLJ
Airline Volaris
Serial number 6601
Type 321-231
First flight date 07/05/2015
Test...
Forum: Aviation Discussion Forum 08-03-2015, 06:30 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 453
Posted By Leftseat86
We have much better photographers uploading here...

We have much better photographers uploading here Gabriel ;) (IMO). I'm surprised actually that Flying doesn't have better. The framing, exposure, level on some of those is awful. Even some basic...
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 07-29-2015, 08:16 PM
Replies: 2,015
Views: 283,012
Posted By Leftseat86
Shouldn't they be able to verify this pretty...

Shouldn't they be able to verify this pretty quickly via part serial numbers?
Forum: Digital Photo Processing Forum 07-07-2015, 05:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 319
Posted By Leftseat86
Thanks Brian

Thanks Brian
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 07-07-2015, 04:54 AM
Replies: 195
Views: 16,479
Posted By Leftseat86
Ouch!!

Ouch!!
Forum: Digital Photo Processing Forum 06-29-2015, 10:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 319
Posted By Leftseat86
question re: wing views photo location

Hi friends, I've been uploading a fair amount of wingviews over the past year or so, and I was under the impression that unless part of the airport in question is actually immediately visible in the...
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 06-04-2015, 05:16 AM
Replies: 300
Views: 31,343
Posted By Leftseat86
I also found that strange. 150ft and 6.5 seconds...

I also found that strange. 150ft and 6.5 seconds represent a HUGE difference...if the crash had occurred pre-update would that just not have been considered a factor then?
Forum: Digital Photo Processing Forum 05-18-2015, 10:39 PM
Replies: 809
Views: 41,233
Posted By Leftseat86
Hi friends, I don't really understand the...

Hi friends,

I don't really understand the rejection here for clutter / obstruction, it was kind of the point of the photo to catch it between the street lamps and show this view of LAX...I was...
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 05-13-2015, 05:07 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,229
Posted By Leftseat86
Who implied the industry was "pristine"? lol ...

Who implied the industry was "pristine"? lol

You tell Gabriel that the whacko maneuver in the video is "nothing Ag pilots don't do regularly". It is pointed out to you that most Ag pilots are...
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 05-08-2015, 10:56 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,229
Posted By Leftseat86
Sadly the only way pilots like these are usually...

Sadly the only way pilots like these are usually ever stopped is when they kill themselves and/or other people.

This is the classic example of course:

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Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 05-05-2015, 02:13 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 497
Posted By Leftseat86
Salted windshield...

That's certainly a strange one, though apparently not uncommon in the region!

http://avherald.com/h?article=46df9e16&opt=0
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 04-25-2015, 06:12 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,980
Posted By Leftseat86
I hope for the pilot flying's sake, it was wake...

I hope for the pilot flying's sake, it was wake turbulence...

LTBA 250750Z 20004KT 160V240 CAVOK 15/07 Q1020 NOSIG
LTBA 250720Z 17005KT 140V200 CAVOK 15/05 Q1020 NOSIG
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 04-25-2015, 06:10 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,980
Posted By Leftseat86
Is this the third airbus narrow body botched...

Is this the third airbus narrow body botched landing in a few weeks? Ouch.

ARFF getting foam on that right engine pretty quickly. Lucky no one was seriously hurt.
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 04-25-2015, 04:22 AM
Replies: 515
Views: 53,280
Posted By Leftseat86
MCM was talking about the woman in the article...

MCM was talking about the woman in the article posted above who posed as one of the relatives of the passengers on the flight in order to get free flights on Lufthansa. Not the copilot.
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 04-25-2015, 04:11 AM
Replies: 515
Views: 53,280
Posted By Leftseat86
MCM was talking about the woman in the article...

MCM was talking about the woman in the article posted above who posed as one of the relatives of the passengers on the flight in order to get free flights on Lufthansa. Not the copilot.
Forum: Aviation Discussion Forum 04-24-2015, 03:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,223
Posted By Leftseat86
Actually those appear to be stock photos (or...

Actually those appear to be stock photos (or maybe high quality cgi) of several different configurations, not just the same plane. You can tell because they show 3 different bedrooms that are in the...
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 04-22-2015, 12:59 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 4,932
Posted By Leftseat86
Or three, as it were, with Asiana 214 and Turkish...

Or three, as it were, with Asiana 214 and Turkish 1951...

We don't sit in this forum discussing mistakes made by the pilots of Alaska 261 or American 191, or United 232. Certain different...
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 04-21-2015, 07:37 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 4,932
Posted By Leftseat86
I'll add that, even if you are having a bad day...

I'll add that, even if you are having a bad day and ARE that far behind the airplane and what is going on, that is why we pay TWO separate people to be up front at the controls!
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 04-21-2015, 07:32 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 4,932
Posted By Leftseat86
Most pilots do not make the mistakes we've been...

Most pilots do not make the mistakes we've been discussing here. This is not "every guy or girl", and this is not how most people fly airplanes. This is a very small micro percentage of aviators in...
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 04-14-2015, 08:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 751
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: 126
Views: 4,932
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: 126
Views: 4,932
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: 11,818
Posted By Leftseat86
Wow...gross

Wow...gross
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 04-13-2015, 10:04 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 4,932
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: 126
Views: 4,932
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: 126
Views: 4,932
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: 126
Views: 4,932
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: 126
Views: 4,932
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: 126
Views: 4,932
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: 126
Views: 4,932
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: 1,339
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: 1,339
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: 515
Views: 53,280
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: 515
Views: 53,280
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: 515
Views: 53,280
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: 515
Views: 53,280
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: 515
Views: 53,280
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...
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