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Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum Today, 11:37 AM
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Posted By 3WE
I never indicated in the slightest that you...

I never indicated in the slightest that you indicated in the slightest...

I suggested you evaluate word choice, just like I chose to use the word "embellish"...
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum Yesterday, 01:57 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 594
Posted By 3WE
Message received & appreciated ... ...just...

Message received & appreciated ...

...just the parting shot that a zillion dollar plane full of hundreds of people might be a valid reason for the big ass radars and rooms full of meteorologists...
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 07-02-2015, 06:52 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 594
Posted By 3WE
As a card carrying member of making overly-bold,...

As a card carrying member of making overly-bold, recto-cranial-inversion statements, let me say that Boeing Bobby was not necessarily out of line in his reply. Yeah, he's a bit closed minded and...
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 07-02-2015, 03:58 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 594
Posted By 3WE
By the way- a few years ago, I was blown away...

By the way- a few years ago, I was blown away that aircraft have on-board systems to detect wind shear ahead of the aircraft...

...that's some pretty sophisticated stuff, so (issues acknowledged)...
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 07-02-2015, 03:42 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 594
Posted By 3WE
Naw, these guys are giving very timely and very...

Naw, these guys are giving very timely and very small specific hail forecasts in rapidly evolving cells...

I'm pretty sure the IR data are both variable near a cloud top and that the IR data are...
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 07-02-2015, 12:05 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 594
Posted By 3WE
1. Thank you. That's what Id call insight,...

1. Thank you. That's what Id call insight, while this is a rare circumstance- the fact that you easily envision it means something to us arm chair types.

2. Our TV weather guys (whom I trust...
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 07-02-2015, 01:02 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 594
Posted By 3WE
I agree that the OP was over the top with...

I agree that the OP was over the top with claiming that discipline was in order. That being said, I get the arm chair QB aspect of why didn't they (and why were they unable to) divert around it with...
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 06-30-2015, 01:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 441
Posted By 3WE
http://media01.ib.infobae.com/adjuntos/162/videos/...

http://media01.ib.infobae.com/adjuntos/162/videos/012/894/0012894180.jpg

Is Gabriel the one on the right, or the one on the left and what does she think of stall training and procedures?
Forum: Off Topic Forum 06-30-2015, 12:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 234
Posted By 3WE
Kind of a shame no one will discuss it... two...

Kind of a shame no one will discuss it... two guys blow through 4 signals over two miles late at night and we wonder why a similarly-tired Captain Cogan and FO made a six second CRM error...
...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 06-29-2015, 11:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 234
Posted By 3WE
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y-zEp-TiqdQ ...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y-zEp-TiqdQ

The bridge is not broken and the flight path isn't parabolic and the flight was a direct result of reaching a critical airspeed!

:wiggle:
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 06-29-2015, 08:41 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,164
Posted By 3WE
Maybe I haven't said this clearly enough... ...

Maybe I haven't said this clearly enough...

...maybe WE don't need procedural improvements and improved word-choice as much as WE need to do an occasional review of stalls and maybe even a...
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 06-29-2015, 12:28 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,164
Posted By 3WE
Indeed! Yeah, there's all sorts of caveats...

Indeed!

Yeah, there's all sorts of caveats (including whether you have a critical altitude situation or thousands of feet to burn).

But the overall management and underlying concepts are not...
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 06-28-2015, 11:53 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,164
Posted By 3WE
Many procedures end with "climb" X-hundred feet...

Many procedures end with "climb" X-hundred feet straight ahead;" and in some cases reducing attitude was vehemently discouraged.

I also know that in some cases, powering up while largely...
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 06-28-2015, 10:17 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,164
Posted By 3WE
You know... Some CRJ pilots seem to have an...

You know...

Some CRJ pilots seem to have an issue with this...

Some Q-400 pilots seem to have an issue with this...

Some A-300 pilots seem to have an issue with this...

One Dash-8 pilot...
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 06-28-2015, 10:02 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,164
Posted By 3WE
I think I can handle five: 1) If you are...

I think I can handle five:

1) If you are going slow...

2) If you are pulling up a bit...(trimming up a bit (especially with your thumb switch and not a big tactile, visual wheel), letting Otto...
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 06-28-2015, 06:44 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,164
Posted By 3WE
[Hangar talk, redundant, beer-drinking mode] ...

[Hangar talk, redundant, beer-drinking mode]

Indeed, but a long time ago in a thread far far away (before several recent stall-involved airliner crashes), I was semi-flamed with the accusation...
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 06-28-2015, 12:55 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,164
Posted By 3WE
...all this to address a fairly straight forward...

...all this to address a fairly straight forward basic fundamental cowboy concept I learned in my first flying lesson?
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 06-26-2015, 09:24 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,164
Posted By 3WE
Old mentality: Engines are big and powerful and...

Old mentality: Engines are big and powerful and using them to power out of an incipient stall is a great way to have no altitude loss.

New mentality: Pulling up relentlessly while going slow is...
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 06-26-2015, 09:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 340
Posted By 3WE
Too many computers and acronyms...and not enough...

Too many computers and acronyms...and not enough fire handles to be pulled.
Forum: Off Topic Forum 06-21-2015, 07:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 234
Posted By 3WE
FAO: Evan

http://www.ntsb.gov/investigations/AccidentReports/Reports/RAR1402.pdf

Procedures, training, health screening, duty hours/fatigue, human factors, CRM, computer and mechanical and human-based...
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 06-21-2015, 07:18 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,164
Posted By 3WE
...or at least spend 5 min at every other...

...or at least spend 5 min at every other recurrent training, right after the V-1 engine cut, to discuss full stalls, recognizing them, and all of the basic, fundamental, cowboy BS along with...
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 06-21-2015, 07:14 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,164
Posted By 3WE
...and over-familiarity...good training in stall...

...and over-familiarity...good training in stall avoidance and nailing airspeed means almost never ever ever ever ever ever ever ever (almost) see a stall warning after thousands upon thousands upon...
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 06-21-2015, 06:41 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,164
Posted By 3WE
An excellent procedure to minimize the loss of...

An excellent procedure to minimize the loss of precious altitude (and they were quite low!) that works the vast majority of the time...

It's just a good idea to not blindly follow procedure and...
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 06-21-2015, 03:47 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,164
Posted By 3WE
Slowing for landing. Adding draggy stuff. ...

Slowing for landing.
Adding draggy stuff.
Making a turn at low altitude.
Gusty, turbulent conditions.

Watch airspeed, be ready on the power and willing to give small, nose down inputs.
...
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 06-17-2015, 01:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 508
Posted By 3WE
Hey, United is great. Didn't you read, they now...

Hey, United is great. Didn't you read, they now assure that they have a consistent policy on who gets unopened beverages. Being able to get a replacement plane in under 10 hours is so trivial...
Forum: Aviation Photography Forum 06-15-2015, 12:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 252
Posted By 3WE
The pile of gravel is framed very nicely by the...

The pile of gravel is framed very nicely by the fuselage and tail of the aircraft!
Forum: Aviation Discussion Forum 06-14-2015, 09:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,185
Posted By 3WE
Saw this subject on a news article via Yahoo on...

Saw this subject on a news article via Yahoo on 6/13/2015.

"Boeing reconsidering a 757 replacement"

The article was laden with a bunch of stuff about 150 seat versus 165 seat versus 200 seat...
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 06-14-2015, 05:07 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,769
Posted By 3WE
I dunno...Evan came very close to a violation of...

I dunno...Evan came very close to a violation of the...
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 06-13-2015, 04:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 399
Posted By 3WE
Don't say the wrong thing..don't say anything...

What's missing in the article below (and what I read elsewhere) was that the fuel smell was getting really thick in the plane and that the crew said nothing.

Actually, the hostie did announce she...
Forum: Aviation Discussion Forum 06-13-2015, 10:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 580
Posted By 3WE
A rather relentless pull up around 0:45. I...

A rather relentless pull up around 0:45.

I can only assume that they were monitoring airspeed.
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 06-13-2015, 02:06 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,769
Posted By 3WE
See my signature? It actually happened to...

See my signature?

It actually happened to me...(and it really wasn't that big of a deal.)

A control tower saw fit to ask a 172 to get the hell off the runway (and no fault of mine) so some...
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 06-13-2015, 01:51 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,769
Posted By 3WE
But the Mark IV passive 300-800 nm RADAR is...

But the Mark IV passive 300-800 nm RADAR is extremely powerful when there's no water nor 5000 miles of granite to obscure the interrogation beam...

...and is routinely used to reduce the full IMC...
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 06-12-2015, 11:12 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,769
Posted By 3WE
Obsession is too hard of a word. It's that: ...

Obsession is too hard of a word.

It's that:

1) Helicopters EASILY COULD avoid the landing and departing flight paths to essentially never be a traffic conflict even if there's a missed radio...
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 06-12-2015, 01:29 AM
Replies: 1,863
Views: 264,017
Posted By 3WE
...and you fail to mention that I ended the...

...and you fail to mention that I ended the sentence with a question mark- further supporting that I did not accuse Evan of actually subscribing- but that I had questions regarding his comments.
...
Forum: Aviation Discussion Forum 06-11-2015, 06:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 493
Posted By 3WE
...and who says an E-170 is an RJ? Not...

...and who says an E-170 is an RJ?

Not disagreeing, just adding that on jets that size, the "RJ" designation begins to blur as the size/capacity gets that much closer to "big-iron" (whatever that...
Forum: Aviation Discussion Forum 06-11-2015, 11:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 493
Posted By 3WE
Indeed.

Indeed.
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 06-11-2015, 11:50 AM
Replies: 1,863
Views: 264,017
Posted By 3WE
You seem to largely subscribe to their figures,...

You seem to largely subscribe to their figures, with the exception of the vertical stabilizer?

And then you cite the #1 flaw. The plane would break up from aerodynamic forces before hitting the...
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 06-10-2015, 07:17 PM
Replies: 1,863
Views: 264,017
Posted By 3WE
What about conveyor belts?

What about conveyor belts?
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 06-10-2015, 12:46 PM
Replies: 1,863
Views: 264,017
Posted By 3WE
6/10/2015

News articles to the effect that:

A mathematician says his figures indicate that the plane could have dove vertically into the water and not broken up.

:skeptic:
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum 06-09-2015, 01:16 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,769
Posted By 3WE
...worse yet- as I think of about all of this, I...

...worse yet- as I think of about all of this, I think it's immaterial what he was thinking...

Even if he truly just "wanted" to go ahead and land, I'm thinking his only choice is to say, "I...
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