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Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 03-20-2014, 08:54 PM
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Posted By Black Ram
Again, why couldn't something similar to the RAT...

Again, why couldn't something similar to the RAT be used to calculate airspeed?

Also, didn't the A330 have some optional back-up airspeed system?

But it's worth looking into how these ...
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 03-20-2014, 04:06 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,841
Posted By Black Ram
Who knows. At least it's confirmed this is a...

Who knows. At least it's confirmed this is a case of aborted take-off in the air.

I hope there is more information released soon. I can't find any concrete explanation for the United A320...
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 03-19-2014, 09:26 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,841
Posted By Black Ram
Avherald update:

Avherald update:
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 03-18-2014, 01:34 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,841
Posted By Black Ram
There is a answer to this question - they should...

There is a answer to this question - they should feel a very nasty vibration, right under them. Very possible for that to happen when the nose gets airborne.
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 03-18-2014, 01:31 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,841
Posted By Black Ram
Could it be just very strong gusts, maybe with...

Could it be just very strong gusts, maybe with changing direction?
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 03-17-2014, 07:54 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,841
Posted By Black Ram
What actually happened is a mystery for now. It...

What actually happened is a mystery for now. It really seems this wasn't just some blown tire incident.

There are some new witness accounts of the events on FlyerTalk by people who claim were...
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 03-15-2014, 10:32 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,841
Posted By Black Ram
From flyertalk

From flyertalk
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 03-15-2014, 04:05 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,841
Posted By Black Ram
http://www.flyertalk.com/forum/us-airways-dividend...

http://www.flyertalk.com/forum/us-airways-dividend-miles-pre-merger/1560217-just-witnessed-us-accident-phl.html
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 03-15-2014, 03:56 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,841
Posted By Black Ram
Hit it with what? :razz: Her tweets...

Hit it with what? :razz:

Her tweets apparently were "So my plane just crashed" and "I almost just died." :shakehea:
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 03-15-2014, 03:51 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,841
Posted By Black Ram
The first news I read on CNN ...

The first news I read on CNN

http://edition.cnn.com/2014/03/13/us/philadelphia-airport-incident/index.html?hpt=hp_t3




Someone on the A.net forum was claiming they witnessed the same....
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 03-15-2014, 12:45 AM
Replies: 1,570
Views: 182,819
Posted By Black Ram
So a few people were able to connect using their...

So a few people were able to connect using their cell phone. There is information about one passenger successfully reaching a 911 operator using their cell phone.

Btw, I also would have believed...
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 03-15-2014, 12:33 AM
Replies: 1,570
Views: 182,819
Posted By Black Ram
Is that even possible? At least with an intact...

Is that even possible? At least with an intact airplane it isn't.
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 03-15-2014, 12:22 AM
Replies: 1,570
Views: 182,819
Posted By Black Ram
Then what about United 93? And that was more...

Then what about United 93? And that was more than 10 years ago.
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 03-14-2014, 10:00 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,841
Posted By Black Ram
All jokes aside, I'm surprised no one is taking...

All jokes aside, I'm surprised no one is taking this seriously, considering the initial reports the A320 was already nose-up and getting airborne, when they apparently tried to reject the takeoff and...
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 03-08-2014, 11:14 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 950
Posted By Black Ram
Awful news! When I first heard the news it...

Awful news!

When I first heard the news it was like AF447 all over again.

Hoping someone miraculously survived this. RIP
Forum: Aviation Discussion Forum 10-11-2013, 11:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 654
Posted By Black Ram
If the cost is a number, we will pay for it,...

If the cost is a number, we will pay for it, while they blame it on each other.
If the cost is a global economic collapse, then I don't know
Forum: Aviation Discussion Forum 10-11-2013, 12:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 654
Posted By Black Ram
The word "division" sums it up. It's not just on...

The word "division" sums it up. It's not just on Capitol Hill, the whole country is pretty divided. And I doubt either side has all the right answers. Political systems are meant to get reformed...
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 10-04-2013, 05:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 530
Posted By Black Ram
I don't get it - did they continue their flight...

I don't get it - did they continue their flight without envelope protections and without AP?

And had to approach in Direct Law after lowering the gear?

This sounds adventurous.
Forum: Aviation Discussion Forum 08-25-2013, 10:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 566
Posted By Black Ram
I think the 787 is more of a response to the...

I think the 787 is more of a response to the A330. Not only are they very similar purpose-wise, but think about all the airlines with ageing 767s , which would have had to be replaced one day. No,...
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 07-29-2013, 03:56 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 9,574
Posted By Black Ram
Latest rumor is there was a pinched wire in the...

Latest rumor is there was a pinched wire in the ELT, as well as on 3 other 787s.
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 07-23-2013, 09:40 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 9,574
Posted By Black Ram
There is also a "self-test" activation, which...

There is also a "self-test" activation, which triggers it for testing purposes.
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 07-19-2013, 10:15 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 18,419
Posted By Black Ram
I hope is the former, but I never got the "the...

I hope is the former, but I never got the "the A380 also had problems" argument. Is it really the same?

They had issues with developing the wiring early on, I think it was because of different...
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 07-19-2013, 08:54 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 18,419
Posted By Black Ram
It can be both. A great plane with an unfinished...

It can be both. A great plane with an unfinished concept for part of its design. I would personally say these are more than mere teething problems. If I am right, I hope this latest incident helps...
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 07-19-2013, 08:49 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 9,574
Posted By Black Ram
I haven't had the chance to check the latest, but...

I haven't had the chance to check the latest, but here is an interesting possibility from earlier today: The 787 is different in several ways, one being the higher cabin humidity. There was a...
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 07-17-2013, 03:50 AM
Replies: 790
Views: 68,853
Posted By Black Ram
Good to see that at least someone is following...

Good to see that at least someone is following the standard procedure :wink:
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 07-17-2013, 03:45 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 9,574
Posted By Black Ram
I would say no. I think this type of ELT has...

I would say no. I think this type of ELT has been used since 2005. It could always be that the 787 was VERY unlucky and got the first one, or it could be an issue with the way it is mounted on the...
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 07-16-2013, 03:47 AM
Replies: 790
Views: 68,853
Posted By Black Ram
Yeah, we are just talking/discussing/speculating,...

Yeah, we are just talking/discussing/speculating, but it is usually intelligent and informative. I won't mention ITS's pictures of neanderthals, but a great example was AF447's tailfin. In the...
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 07-16-2013, 02:58 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 9,574
Posted By Black Ram
From what I've seen, investigators are seriously...

From what I've seen, investigators are seriously looking into the ELT as a possible cause. It doesn't mean it is the culprit, it's just a possibility. Honeywell has already stated it is early to...
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 07-13-2013, 01:21 AM
Replies: 790
Views: 68,853
Posted By Black Ram
Also very true. They probably didn't think they...

Also very true. They probably didn't think they were supposed to supervise, or didn't do so because it wasn't clear who should be doing what (bad CRM), complicated by the training/instructing...
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 07-13-2013, 01:14 AM
Replies: 790
Views: 68,853
Posted By Black Ram
The start of a global air training revolution. ...

The start of a global air training revolution. Can't come fast enough.
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 07-13-2013, 01:09 AM
Replies: 790
Views: 68,853
Posted By Black Ram
Intriguing. Might as well be the case with some...

Intriguing. Might as well be the case with some of those crews
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 07-13-2013, 01:06 AM
Replies: 790
Views: 68,853
Posted By Black Ram
I guess I am missing the point, but then again I...

I guess I am missing the point, but then again I don't know that much about ITS. I can only comment on his contribution to the first 447 forum. He was unfriendly, cynical, fear-mongering, and some...
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 07-10-2013, 10:58 PM
Replies: 790
Views: 68,853
Posted By Black Ram
Oh, please! ITS is the kind of person from...

Oh, please!

ITS is the kind of person from whom you learn nothing.
He is anti-composites, unless it is Boeing composites we are talking about.
He made "highly-technical analysis", indicating...
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 07-10-2013, 10:51 PM
Replies: 790
Views: 68,853
Posted By Black Ram
Same goes for any modern Airbus, but it just...

Same goes for any modern Airbus, but it just happens sometimes. So this "you really have to try to crash it" attitude gets one nowhere
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 07-09-2013, 10:19 PM
Replies: 790
Views: 68,853
Posted By Black Ram
No offense or disrespect meant, and no intention...

No offense or disrespect meant, and no intention of starting an argument, but I have this one question, which has been bugging me. We've talked a lot about different philosophies and how "unnatural"...
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 07-07-2013, 08:46 PM
Replies: 790
Views: 68,853
Posted By Black Ram
Speeds definitely look not just abnormal, but...

Speeds definitely look not just abnormal, but very low, at least on the edge of stall. The graphs for their approach seem to show an unstabilized approach - they start too high and seem to be making...
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 06-28-2013, 03:06 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 8,615
Posted By Black Ram
Right, but Blunt does not mean WIDE OPEN. ...

Right, but Blunt does not mean WIDE OPEN.

Would it have stopped instantly? Probably not, but to me it seems even less likely it would have climbed. How about falling apart?

There are a few...
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 06-25-2013, 01:31 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 8,615
Posted By Black Ram
I'm also not going to claim anything. BUT!...

I'm also not going to claim anything.

BUT!

Please, explain to me (maybe I'm ignorant) how a CG shift on a 747 that has not been structurally or aerodynamically compromised can relate to a 747...
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 06-01-2013, 07:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,962
Posted By Black Ram
This is exactly what most suspected as the cause....

This is exactly what most suspected as the cause. Apparently it's pretty hard to see the unlatched cowl doors on these engines, but not following the procedures is inexcusable.
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 05-29-2013, 04:32 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 12,179
Posted By Black Ram
Careful now. You are probably just joking, but...

Careful now. You are probably just joking, but when a company is sold for so little, usually the case is they have very troubled finances and crippling financial obligations. Meaning, you inherit...
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