I wonder what the chances of the Cseries to gain a common type rating with the A32x, surely that would be a major selling point and fit the Airbus philosophy? No chance. No systems commonality at all. The CS has a far more advanced cockpit than the 320 series. I wouldn't be so sure, it seems Airbus...Jump to post
overcast wrote:I wonder what the chances of the Cseries to gain a common type rating with the A32x, surely that would be a major selling point and fit the Airbus philosophy?
Don't count out completely new facilities in other cities. Cities with ex air bases, perhaps fields with heavy maintenance businesses and aerospace workforces to draw from.Jump to post
No cons at all. Probably worked out to your advantage. You probably have a better understanding, via actual experience, of density altitude and wind issues than others who learned "back East".Jump to post
Interesting thought. If Southwest purchased and merged AirTran into their operations how could this be the first passenger death. After all Air Tran was renamed from ValueJet. As such their crash in florida counts against SWA record. The same as anything that happens at a bar stays on the liquor li...Jump to post
Ban him from the airline, and share his identification with the other airlines.Jump to post
Looks, a good bit of the time, DO tell us something about people.Jump to post
ricport wrote:.............The current DAL situation is the result of a nonstop series of stupidity................
hiflyeras wrote:The world is waiting to hear from WN:
1) How many engines have been inspected for defective fan blades?
2) What percentage of their fleet remains to be inspected?
3) How many fan blades have been found to be defective?
Lpbri wrote:Doesn't AA management know this?
Questions are made about why the flight didn't declare Mayday. .......... Why? Key the mic and state the situation without delay. Instant results. Perhaps on HF where static or poor reception can be an issue, it might help. These guys were on crystal clear VHF. No need for ruffles and flourishes an...Jump to post
Sending a narrowbody aircraft across the atlantic is like an Atlantic RJ, .......... Get real. The cubic inches of space available per passenger are the same, with variations for specific airline configs. People rant like this about the E190, yet a passenger has more personal space to themselves on...Jump to post
jumbojet wrote:Flight attendants are ultimately responsible for those passengers not wearing the oxygen mask the right way. .......... The FA's should have gone around to make sure the oxygen masks are on correctly.
Itll be tough to compete on a product basis with a A321 vs a 777 or A330 that everyone else will be flying. I know itll be fun and cool that Jetblue will be flying trans-atlantic, potentially, but lets be realistic as to what the product theyll be up against. How so? You won't be on an A380 or 777 ...Jump to post
On AF447 the CA was asleep during a rest break. The PIC in the left hand seat was the relief pilot. The FO had no clue what he was doing. The CA was woken up and figured out what the FO was doing wrong, but it was too late to recover. Exactly, the CA was woken up, entered the cockpit, and it took h...Jump to post
Having listened to the ATC recordings I am having a hard time piecing together the roles of the pilots in this emergency. Why is the captain on the frequency most of the time and not the FO if she was Pilot Flying? Does anyone have insight on this? It would would appear the CA was Pilot Not Flying ...Jump to post
CFM recommended airlines examine the blades a year ago. The EU safety agency mandated it a month ago. Where was the FAA? Now there will be a rush, further providing opportunities to miss an issue.Jump to post
Is it normal to only lower flaps at 5 on landing following some sort of engine or wing related issue? Also, did she use reverse thrusters at touchdown? They may have had indications in the cockpit that other flap settings weren't available. Normal is generally 25-30. Tremendous added drag may have ...Jump to post
........How is the airfield doing with all this traffic? The train is getting pretty full. Yup, and no plans to fix that, that the city has mentioned. Iv'e said it before, they blew it when the didn't do it Atlanta style giving you the option to walk. Denver should be out there boring a new route a...Jump to post
I'd guess weight and balance due to the difference in engine arrangements.Jump to post
"We are single engine and... that's it," she says when ZNY asks for a bit more detail. I don't think I heard her say anything about possible decomp at that point but surely they knew at that stage. The initial communication is: "Southwest 1380 has an engine fire. Descending." Ne...Jump to post
commpilot wrote:SPREE34 wrote:dmtroyer wrote:here's some tower audio from liveatc
http://archive-server.liveatc.net/kphl/ ... -1500Z.mp3
The controller needed to slow down and talk less, to everyone.
Kidding right?! ............
After listening to that ATC I am disappointed with that controller, he didn't do too good at communicating clearly and handling the emergency very well. The pilot was very clear that she didn't want to change frequencies anymore and the controller had unreasonably long pauses when the pilot was tal...Jump to post
dmtroyer wrote:here's some tower audio from liveatc
http://archive-server.liveatc.net/kphl/ ... -1500Z.mp3
What would happen? The City of Denver would be way behind on adding the needed gates and infrastructure. Oh,....wait,.....that's happening now.Jump to post
Did it land safely? Yes? No story. I’d like the hear some facts about it. Honestly, pax perception and the reality of the situation are almost always going to be very, very different. Back when I flew for commuter airline X, people would often get off saying “that was the worst turbulance I’ve ever...Jump to post
No insult meant, but that's a pretty uniformed, simplistic position you take. Which mission for which airplane? They aren't the same airplane, but do overlap in some variants, and that's the area where they compete with each other. What's the better airplane is a question that requires multiple data...Jump to post
SuperGee wrote:I like this one the best so far. It has the red, white, blue and gold, as well as the tulip:
http://www.cardatabase.net/modifiedairl ... 012191.jpg
The Embraer, the A319neo and the Cseries all use the same Pratt & Whitney PW1100G engine... Which is the same for the A320s... So the matter shall be seating wise, correct?
Nobody wants to be first to raise fares to cover decent compensation packages.Jump to post
An analogy would be a big old department store, selling retail space to smaller concessions. The aim being to reduce frequency, duplication and any overcapacity, by using bigger planes. The aim of that large department store is to make money off of otherwise not used floorspace, (overcapacity) not ...Jump to post
flight152 wrote:They came from Delta.
End of thread.