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by estorilm
Wed May 23, 2018 6:46 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Loran
Replies: 8
Views: 1126

Re: Loran

The history of all this is pretty fascinating. I only know this because after months of researching this strange house and property I "rent" / work at, I realized it was owned my Henry and Alfred Loomis. Then I realized LORAN = LRN = Loomis Radio Navigation. :o To say I was shocked was an ...

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by estorilm
Wed May 23, 2018 6:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First CX A350-1000 rolls out
Replies: 10
Views: 5127

Re: First CX A350-1000 rolls out

The aircraft does not have revised winglets. Those will be introduced on the -900 first. I thought all -1000s had them and the -900s will be fit from a certain production number? I realize this is an old post. As far as the bump, that's good news she's heading out early! I can't WAIT to see that th...

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by estorilm
Tue May 22, 2018 6:54 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: F-35 news thread
Replies: 338
Views: 21361

Re: F-35 news thread

Seems as though the F-35I has already made it's combat debut. It had been rumored, but it was confirmed by the https://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/IAF-commander-Israel-first-to-use-F-35-jet-in-combat-558030IAF https://theaviationist.com/2018/05/22/everything-we-know-and-dont-know-about-israel-launchi...

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by estorilm
Tue May 22, 2018 3:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First CX A350-1000 rolls out
Replies: 10
Views: 5127

Re: First CX A350-1000 rolls out

Does the aircraft have the revised winglets? Or is it just the angle from where the photo is taken that makes it look larger? The aircraft does not have revised winglets. Those will be introduced on the -900 first. I thought all -1000s had them and the -900s will be fit from a certain production nu...

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by estorilm
Tue May 22, 2018 3:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Concorde, was it bound for disaster?
Replies: 62
Views: 7507

Re: Concorde, was it bound for disaster?

May I ask another question: Why aren't we capable to desing, build and fly a supersonic airliner? We do have more technology, more innovative materials, state of the art engineers. Is it like that internet joke, "my phone has thousand times the computing power the Apollo lunar capsule had"...

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by estorilm
Thu May 17, 2018 8:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A Sichuan Airlines’ Lhasa-bound flight from CKG made emergency landing at CTU after cockpit window broke
Replies: 58
Views: 9923

Re: A Sichuan Airlines’ Lhasa-bound flight from CKG made emergency landing at CTU after cockpit window broke

Random bonus being able to control with a side-stick when someone would normally be draped over a control yoke. Never really thought of that aspect before.

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by estorilm
Tue May 15, 2018 4:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A Sichuan Airlines’ Lhasa-bound flight from CKG made emergency landing at CTU after cockpit window broke
Replies: 58
Views: 9923

Re: A Sichuan Airlines’ Lhasa-bound flight from CKG made emergency landing at CTU after cockpit window broke

Interesting to compare: Mr Liu described the experience as "extremely rare". He said that, just past 6:00 early in the morning when the aircraft was approximately 100-150 km away from downtown Chengdu, there was within the cockpit a sudden huge bang without any ill omen in advance and the...

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by estorilm
Mon May 14, 2018 6:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MH370: Malaysia resumes search to find aircraft
Replies: 344
Views: 60017

Re: MH370: Malaysia resumes search to find aircraft

More speculation that MH370 was downed by a suicidal pilot https://www.9news.com.au/national/2018/05/13/21/17/mh370-60-minutes-where-is-the-missing-plane-tara-brown Isn't that essentially like a media outlet randomly picking a few forum members here and forming a "panel" then taking our w...

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by estorilm
Fri May 11, 2018 5:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus, Rolls-Royce, & Siemens Team Up For Electric Future Partnership Launches E-Fan X Hybrid-Electric Flight Demo
Replies: 1
Views: 335

Re: Airbus, Rolls-Royce, & Siemens Team Up For Electric Future Partnership Launches E-Fan X Hybrid-Electric Flight Demo

How do they plan to generate 2 million watts of power on that little airframe and match/beat the efficiency of the the original engine? Or store it, since I'm sure that's what people will say in response to question #1 (without an astronomical weight penalty).

Also wasn't this announced Nov '17?

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by estorilm
Fri May 11, 2018 5:39 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Sukhoi SU-57
Replies: 59
Views: 8198

Re: Sukhoi SU-57

Some undisclosed source analysis of the stealth characteristics of the Su-57 as well as some poorly researched and inaccurate tactical analysis by Tyler Rogoway... More at the link. Close-up photos of Russia's new 'stealth' jet reveal its true purpose — and it's a big threat to the US Russia's &quo...

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by estorilm
Mon May 07, 2018 6:40 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: ACTs - A321
Replies: 12
Views: 1520

Re: ACTs - A321

Hi everyone, I did look on the previous threads about the A321 ACTs but didn't find the information. As ACTs takes space in the cargo, in case of 3 ACTs on a A321, What is the maximum capacity of pax the A321 can hold if all pax got luggages? Thanks, I believe for 3 ACTs (I'm assuming you're talkin...

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by estorilm
Thu May 03, 2018 2:54 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: C-130 Crash Near SAV
Replies: 58
Views: 8282

Re: C-130 Crash Near SAV

Hello all, Looking for pictures of the accident aircraft in her glory, I came across a picture of when the President and First Lady went to Puerto Rico to meet with the leaders in a press conference after the hurricanes, they sat under the wing of 65-0968 in the hangar... She had definitely been ar...

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by estorilm
Thu May 03, 2018 2:35 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: C-130 Crash Near SAV
Replies: 58
Views: 8282

Re: C-130 Crash Near SAV

Mods, if cross-posting to another forum violates a rule please delete: http://www.c-130hercules.net/forums/topic/3604-rudder-fin-stall/ I came across this as well, and doesn't appear to be related. There's hardly any mention of a rapid nose-down pitch action, and the accident aircraft certainly did...

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by estorilm
Wed May 02, 2018 4:35 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: C-130 Crash Near SAV
Replies: 58
Views: 8282

Re: C-130 Crash Near SAV

Air National Guard confirms 5 people on-board, no word on status.

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by estorilm
Wed May 02, 2018 4:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN Window Delamination (May 2) Causes Emergency Landing
Replies: 39
Views: 7275

Re: WN Window Delamination 5/2/18 Causes Emergency Landing

Looks to be in almost the same row as the blown engine bird. Crazy coincidence. Thought the same thing. With how freaked out pax get with every-day turbulence, having a window crack on a SOUTHWEST 737 in the same row/side of the aircraft two weeks after the first fatality in 9yr, sorry - that plane...

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by estorilm
Wed May 02, 2018 4:30 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: C-130 Crash Near SAV
Replies: 58
Views: 8282

Re: C-130 Crash Near SAV

Zero additional information anywhere at the moment, but that certainly doesn't look good. Does anyone know where that is relative to a runway? Tweet gives road intersection but i'm at work.

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by estorilm
Wed May 02, 2018 4:16 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Airbus A340 Laminar Flow Demonstrator To Fly In 2017
Replies: 139
Views: 19583

Re: Airbus A340 Laminar Flow Demonstrator To Fly In 2017

Sounds like the wing will be incredibly sensitive to contamination of any kind. If they're concerned about insects and such, what is going to happen if there's even a minute amount of ice contamination of ANY kind, at ANY location. What's the behavior of contamination on laminar wings anyways? Does...

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by estorilm
Tue May 01, 2018 7:49 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Airbus A340 Laminar Flow Demonstrator To Fly In 2017
Replies: 139
Views: 19583

Re: Airbus A340 Laminar Flow Demonstrator To Fly In 2017

Sounds like the wing will be incredibly sensitive to contamination of any kind. If they're concerned about insects and such, what is going to happen if there's even a minute amount of ice contamination of ANY kind, at ANY location. What's the behavior of contamination on laminar wings anyways? Does ...

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by estorilm
Fri Apr 27, 2018 3:42 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: India calls quits to 5th-gen FGFA collaboration with Russia after 11 years
Replies: 37
Views: 3468

Re: India calls quits to 5th-gen FGFA collaboration with Russia after 11 years

The SU37 can supercruise, what makes you think the new engine can't? Can you cite that source? I have NEVER heard that claim, even with the AL-41 engine on the SU-37. The entire airframe, engine, inlet ducts/ramps, etc need to be designed for a specific type of flow. Furthermore there are VERY spec...

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by estorilm
Fri Apr 27, 2018 2:43 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: India calls quits to 5th-gen FGFA collaboration with Russia after 11 years
Replies: 37
Views: 3468

Re: India calls quits to 5th-gen FGFA collaboration with Russia after 11 years

India wanted the all the test data and other propriety information which Russia wasn't willing to give away. Russia then said that they could have certain of the information and technology for an extra 7 Billion, I think, and this is why India balked and decided to walk away. I think the same appli...

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by estorilm
Fri Apr 27, 2018 2:29 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: F-35 news thread
Replies: 338
Views: 21361

Re: F-35 news thread

TheDrive has a lengthy article about the issues with Turkey and the legislation to prevent F-35 export, as well as a detailed history of issues leading up to the senate proposal. http://www.thedrive.com/the-war-zone/20445/senate-bill-to-ban-f-35-sales-to-turkey-an-unprecedented-attempt-to-check-erdo...

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by estorilm
Fri Apr 27, 2018 2:15 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: F-35 news thread
Replies: 338
Views: 21361

Re: F-35 news thread

Yeah wow, if you can read between the lines here - this send up some MAJOR RED FLAGS for me. I would NOT want the F-35 to be flying around the S-400 targeting / acquisition radars ever, much less for an indefinite period of time. I'm not really too worried about the system as it stands now, but it'...

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by estorilm
Fri Apr 27, 2018 1:54 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Elmendorf Air Force Base F-22 mishap @ NAS Fallon, gear-up landing after engine failure.
Replies: 21
Views: 2633

Re: Elmendorf Air Force Base F-22 mishap @ NAS Fallon, gear-up landing after engine failure.

completely different thing: will this airframe be repaired ( simple or difficult ) or is it a write off ( or just the fuselage )? It's inconceivable to me that it wouldn't fly again - just for PR reasons alone they will likely get it back into the air, but with how few were actually built, scrappin...

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by estorilm
Fri Apr 27, 2018 1:40 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Blade Inspection Results - Curious Minds Want to Know
Replies: 29
Views: 2569

Re: Blade Inspection Results - Curious Minds Want to Know

The two blades that let loose must have been beyond a fluke thing then. I don't usually believe in coincidences, but if the reports are to be believed (I'm sure we'd know if they had found something) then the entire thing is just weird. The only two blades in the entire fleet of impacted engines hav...

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by estorilm
Thu Apr 26, 2018 9:29 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Blade Inspection Results - Curious Minds Want to Know
Replies: 29
Views: 2569

Re: Blade Inspection Results - Curious Minds Want to Know

Vigorous CFM-7B fan blade inspections at WN for about a week now. Anyone heard if they have found any more "clunkers"? No and they're Not going to tell you. The question is? For What and for Whom?? The FAA knows, and GE knows. other than that? Nobody else needs to know. Really? It's clear...

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by estorilm
Thu Apr 26, 2018 8:01 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: India calls quits to 5th-gen FGFA collaboration with Russia after 11 years
Replies: 37
Views: 3468

Re: India calls quits to 5th-gen FGFA collaboration with Russia after 11 years

India wanted the all the test data and other propriety information which Russia wasn't willing to give away. Russia then said that they could have certain of the information and technology for an extra 7 Billion, I think, and this is why India balked and decided to walk away. I think the same appli...

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by estorilm
Thu Apr 26, 2018 2:21 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: F-35 news thread
Replies: 338
Views: 21361

Re: F-35 news thread

Not sure what the cause was but couldn’t have been too serious given the aircraft taxied off the runway to dispersal afterwards. U.S. F-35 makes emergency landing An F-35B cutting-edge stealth fighter of the U.S. Marine Corps made an emergency landing at a base of the Air Self-Defense Force in Fuku...

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by estorilm
Wed Apr 25, 2018 4:22 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Elmendorf Air Force Base F-22 mishap @ NAS Fallon, gear-up landing after engine failure.
Replies: 21
Views: 2633

Re: Elmendorf Air Force Base F-22 mishap @ NAS Fallon, gear-up landing after engine failure.

In fact, a 6 AIM-54 missile load on the F-14 was considered to be an overload condition; it cannot return to the carrier with all 6 AIM-54's; you need to drop 2 of them into the ocean before you could attempt a landing. A more typical load out would load only 2 AIM-54's, plus a number of AIM-7's an...

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by estorilm
Wed Apr 25, 2018 1:40 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Lockheed to pitch hybrid "F-22/F-35" design for export to Japan
Replies: 45
Views: 3746

Re: Lockheed to pitch hybrid "F-22/F-35" design for export to Japan

I'd have to think that, if they put the 2-3 meter plug in the F-35 fuselage, they'd also need to switch to the F-35C wing layout (though, it wouldn't need to fold for a land based version). When you increase the length of the frame, you also increase the mass, and reduce it's maneuverability. Switc...

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by estorilm
Mon Apr 23, 2018 9:22 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Lockheed to pitch hybrid "F-22/F-35" design for export to Japan
Replies: 45
Views: 3746

Re: Lockheed to pitch hybrid "F-22/F-35" design for export to Japan

WVR is a pilot training exercise today. If a F-22 pilots need to fight a WVR fight he has made some serious tactical mistakes before. But then many people judge fighters by their airshow performance, which is still stunning for the F-22 but neglects the huge energy advantage the F-22 enjoys. If you...

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by estorilm
Mon Apr 23, 2018 7:09 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: F-35 news thread
Replies: 338
Views: 21361

Re: F-35 news thread

More about Turkey acquiring the S-400 and how this might impact the Turkish acquisition of the F-35. I’m not really sure how this is going to play out over the next 12 months. It could go along a whole set of different possibilities from no F-35 to Turkey to the F-35 and the S-400 operating regular...

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by estorilm
Mon Apr 23, 2018 6:59 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Lockheed to pitch hybrid "F-22/F-35" design for export to Japan
Replies: 45
Views: 3746

Re: Lockheed to pitch hybrid "F-22/F-35" design for export to Japan

If the F35 is such a tremendous fighter why was it defeated by an old F16 in numerous practice dogfights? I've tried to understand why some people rate the F-22 high over the F-35, I know it has more power so it can accelerate a bit faster and it can super cruise to better get in position but those...

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by estorilm
Mon Apr 23, 2018 6:25 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Lockheed to pitch hybrid "F-22/F-35" design for export to Japan
Replies: 45
Views: 3746

Re: Lockheed to pitch hybrid "F-22/F-35" design for export to Japan

I’ve not seen any other single engine fighter with such a wide ‘bulky’ profile as the F35, it looks like a twin engine fighter from head on Max, the thrust of the F135 is equal to or greater than the twin engines on the Eurofighter, Rafale and Super Hornet. The surrounding structure for the lift fa...

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by estorilm
Mon Apr 23, 2018 5:16 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: India calls quits to 5th-gen FGFA collaboration with Russia after 11 years
Replies: 37
Views: 3468

Re: India calls quits to 5th-gen FGFA collaboration with Russia after 11 years

Will Russia be able to fund and develop the Su57 on their own? Seems quite ambitious. I don't see why not, they are almost there anyway. If I recall correctly the first serial production jets will enter service next year while the new engine is probably 3-5 years away from operational use. Russia a...

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by estorilm
Fri Apr 20, 2018 5:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CRJ Loses Wheel After Takeoff Behind SWA1380
Replies: 49
Views: 9781

Re: CRJ Loses Wheel After Takeoff Behind SWA1380

Could both planes have been handled by the same maintenance/ground servicing/something? Just seems to much of a coincidence for there not to be a connection. I'd assume they checked the runway.... Drones.....hmmmm...perhaps? Neither were based out of the departure airport, not the same engines/part...

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by estorilm
Fri Apr 20, 2018 3:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CRJ Loses Wheel After Takeoff Behind SWA1380
Replies: 49
Views: 9781

Re: CRJ Loses Wheel After Takeoff Behind SWA1380

Are they investigating this connection. Something that caused both would make sense.... big story..... They are forced to investigate this anyways, so I'm sure if there's a connection they'll make it in the process. As others have said - I can't imagine any FOD causing a wheel to separate from the ...

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by estorilm
Fri Apr 20, 2018 3:20 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: India calls quits to 5th-gen FGFA collaboration with Russia after 11 years
Replies: 37
Views: 3468

India calls quits to 5th-gen FGFA collaboration with Russia after 11 years

http://www.janes.com/article/79457/india-withdraws-from-fgfa-project-leaving-russia-to-go-it-alone Wow, I never post threads on here, but there's lots of breaking news today. Russia will be forced to continue their "5th generation" SU-57 alone, after over a decade of trying to work it out...

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by estorilm
Fri Apr 20, 2018 2:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CRJ Loses Wheel After Takeoff Behind SWA1380
Replies: 49
Views: 9781

Re: CRJ Loses Wheel After Takeoff Behind SWA1380

How’d they know the wheel came off? The only indication was the ANTISKID-INOP posting on the EICAS. GF They knew. They were told it came off. They also were holding for hours to get the weight down as low as possible for the emergency landing at Dulles. If it was just an anti-skid issue they would’...

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by estorilm
Fri Apr 20, 2018 2:03 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Lockheed to pitch hybrid "F-22/F-35" design for export to Japan
Replies: 45
Views: 3746

Lockheed to pitch hybrid "F-22/F-35" design for export to Japan

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-japan-defence-lockheed-exclusive/exclusive-lockheed-martin-to-propose-stealthy-hybrid-of-f-22-and-f-35-for-japan-sources-idUSKBN1HR0MM Fairly shocking news, it would essentially hand over / declassify many aspects of the F-22's systems and construction. I suppose ...

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by estorilm
Fri Apr 20, 2018 1:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DC/VA/MD Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 202
Views: 15046

Re: DC/VA/MD Aviation Thread - 2018

One flew in on Wednesday from either El Paso or New Mexico, I can't remember off the top of my head. I have an alert setup on my Flightradar account to email me when one is enroute. You'd be surprised how frequently one visits. Wow weird, I wonder if it was a second aircraft? Or maybe same flight a...

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by estorilm
Fri Apr 20, 2018 1:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DC/VA/MD Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 202
Views: 15046

Re: DC/VA/MD Aviation Thread - 2018

Anyone know why there's an AN-124 on the remote ramp next to 1L/19R at IAD? Even from the road a mile away that thing looks HUGE. It's been there for about a week now?! One flew in on Wednesday from either El Paso or New Mexico, I can't remember off the top of my head. I have an alert setup on my F...

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by estorilm
Fri Apr 20, 2018 12:44 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: 10 B-2s over Minneapolis
Replies: 7
Views: 2213

Re: 10 B-2s over Minneapolis

That's some serious capital investment flying around lol! Literally more than the cost of FOUR Nimitz-class super carriers... in one flight. edit: It's totally unbelievable to me how only one media outlet has picked up this story, and how our robotic zombie pop-culture/social media-obsessed populati...

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by estorilm
Fri Apr 20, 2018 12:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DC/VA/MD Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 202
Views: 15046

Re: DC/VA/MD Aviation Thread - 2018

Anyone know why there's an AN-124 on the remote ramp next to 1L/19R at IAD? Even from the road a mile away that thing looks HUGE.

It's been there for about a week now?!

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by estorilm
Thu Apr 19, 2018 8:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN 1380 LGA-DAL emergency landing at PHL, 1 fatality
Replies: 720
Views: 116874

Re: WN 1380 LGA-DAL emergency landing at PHL, 1 fatality

http://media.phillyvoice.com/media/images/04182018_Flight1380_cowling_NTSB.2e16d0ba.fill-735x490.jpg https://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/652*367/Flight-Debris-Found-New-Image.jpg Wow - big pieces there. It would make sense that slamming one of those pieces against the fuselage could crack a wi...

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by estorilm
Thu Apr 19, 2018 4:21 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Germany Considers Tornado Replacement
Replies: 836
Views: 74109

Re: Germany Considers Tornado Replacement

Comments from a US commander regards 5th gen AC in contested environments: Thanks to its unique fifth-generation capabilities, the F-22 was the only airframe suited to operate inside the Syrian integrated air defense systems, offering an option with which to neutralize [Integrated Air Defense Syste...

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by estorilm
Thu Apr 19, 2018 12:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ATL Delta A330-300 engine fire 4/18
Replies: 32
Views: 13585

Re: Breaking news: ATL Delta A330-300 engine fire

Darn it looks serious! That's 3 engine incidents in a row in the past 2 days. Things happen, but man oh man things have been chaotic this week in commercial aviation. Glad everyone is okay and props to the crew for making a safe landing. That would of been something to catch if I was spotting on th...

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by estorilm
Wed Apr 18, 2018 8:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why no evacuation on the deadly Southwest flight?
Replies: 7
Views: 1177

Re: Why no evacuation on the deadly Southwest flight?

Stairs required to emergency personnel to enter the aircraft... simple as that ^^ This. Besides, as far as pax safety is concerned with the plane sitting there, shut down - it's just as safe as any other aircraft at that point. Any threat to the passengers is completely over (EXCEPT if someone bust...

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by estorilm
Wed Apr 18, 2018 2:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN 1380 LGA-DAL emergency landing at PHL, 1 fatality
Replies: 720
Views: 116874

Re: WN 1380 LGA-DAL emergency landing at PHL, 1 fatality

Far from a "normal state"- the damage and debris causes unpredictable drag patterns over the wing and there could be other unknown damage to control surfaces. I'm not sure that a sim even attempts to model that. Landed with Flaps 5 and at higher speed due to possible controllability conce...

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by estorilm
Wed Apr 18, 2018 1:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN 1380 LGA-DAL emergency landing at PHL, 1 fatality
Replies: 720
Views: 116874

Re: WN 1380 LGA-DAL emergency landing at PHL, 1 fatality

She did a great job, but from what I understand - post shut-down the aircraft was in a normal state (minus depressurization of course). Far from a "normal state"- the damage and debris causes unpredictable drag patterns over the wing and there could be other unknown damage to control surf...

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by estorilm
Wed Apr 18, 2018 12:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN 1380 LGA-DAL emergency landing at PHL, 1 fatality
Replies: 720
Views: 116874

Re: WN 1380 LGA-DAL emergency landing at PHL, 1 fatality

Hate to say or but the deal the pilot was a woman that saved the flight will be the running theme of coverage today. It already was yesterday :lol: She did a great job, but from what I understand - post shut-down the aircraft was in a normal state (minus depressurization of course). Basically a sin...

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