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  1. Not just the RJ but any/every fuel gauge. We are...

    Not just the RJ but any/every fuel gauge. We are yet to design an accurate one, but as you mention, there are plenty of status warning systems and devices.

    As fuel density varies all the time ( I...
  2. We're on the same page. To nitpik: in reality...

    We're on the same page.

    To nitpik: in reality all companies stretch the rules as an exercise of efficiency. Complete technical legality is often unattainable and I accept that with professional...
  3. Agree regarding major and established ops, as...

    Agree regarding major and established ops, as long as they are profitable. The danger comes when budgets and accountants dictate levels of operational reg compliance. Though with low cost carrier...
  4. Logging the fuel remaining does not necessarily...

    Logging the fuel remaining does not necessarily mean that senior managers or authorities get to see this unless someone blows the whistle. I've been out of the game too long so I don't know exactly...
  5. The dispatcher is supposed to be the...

    The dispatcher is supposed to be the 'independent' authority. Used to be in my early days, but even with SQ, there was a pressure to avoid the optional fuel stop on marginal flights without...
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    http://blogs.timesofindia.indiatimes.com/wp-conten...

    http://blogs.timesofindia.indiatimes.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/001.jpg

    Looks like a tail strike to me...

    Just found this:...
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    What's the spool up time for these huge engines?...

    What's the spool up time for these huge engines?
    Could it be that they selected toga and felt that they had enough altitude to retract gear but the high drag config and delay to full thrust just...
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    Unbelievable that passengers were not killed when...

    Unbelievable that passengers were not killed when you see the video of the 'evacuation' where most passengers queued up to get their luggage from the overhead bins before queuing to get out,...
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