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    The Helios Airways Flight 522 in Greece comes to...

    The Helios Airways Flight 522 in Greece comes to mind.
  2. The NTSB has downloaded the CVR and issued...

    The NTSB has downloaded the CVR and issued preliminary information.
    https://www.ntsb.gov/news/press-releases/Pages/mr20190305.aspx
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    United Airlines new livery

    New livery for United aircraft.
    https://www.msn.com/en-us/travel/news/uniteds-new-planes-are-missing-one-iconic-feature/ar-BBWgwZu?ocid=spartandhp
  4. It appears that the left AOA sensor vane was...

    It appears that the left AOA sensor vane was sheared off - possibly by a bird strike....
  5. I heard a SW pilot saying that his airline bought...

    I heard a SW pilot saying that his airline bought additional instrumentation on the 737max.
    I found this video that mentions it (note that announcer gets the function of the AOA sensors wrong)....
  6. It is unusual (in my experience) that the Table...

    It is unusual (in my experience) that the Table of Contents highlights only paragraph 1.6.2 (Flight Control System) in all capital letters.
  7. I have a bunch of Boeing shares. Not planning to...

    I have a bunch of Boeing shares. Not planning to sell anytime soon or to buy any more.
    While their commercial aircraft are doing well some other products (new T-X trainer and KC-46 tanker amongst...
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    LH also purchased 20 more A350 aircraft Reuters...

    LH also purchased 20 more A350 aircraft
    Reuters (3/13) reports that Lufthansa “has ordered 20 Boeing 787-9 and 20 additional Airbus A350-900 long-haul planes to replace its older four-engine...
  9. This story discusses the history of the 737...

    This story discusses the history of the 737 aircraft https://www.msn.com/en-us/travel/news/boeing-is-haunted-by-a-50-year-old-feature-of-737-jets/ar-BBUOl5M?ocid=spartanntp
  10. In a prior post I wondered what the flight...

    In a prior post I wondered what the flight history was for US airlines 737Max aircraft.
    I just received a public relations email from SWA that contains some flight history:
    34 aircraft
    ...
  11. This is from todays AW newsletter: A point of...

    This is from todays AW newsletter:
    A point of clarification we have reported previously that I should have included in the original story above: while the Maneuvering Characteristics Augmentation...
  12. As an engineer who worked in the aerospace...

    As an engineer who worked in the aerospace industry for 45 years I can tell you that aircraft configurations change constantly due to airline demands (add more seats, add more range), parts...
  13. The FAA just posted the order banning 737Max...

    The FAA just posted the order banning 737Max flights in the USA
    https://www.faa.gov/news/updates/media/Emergency_Order.pdf

    I assume Boeing will get an exemption to the US flight ban to allow...
  14. I just read (or heard on TV) that Germany can't...

    I just read (or heard on TV) that Germany can't review the Max black boxes because they are a new type and they do not have read-out equipment.
  15. To ad confusion following the Boeing-McDonnell...

    To ad confusion following the Boeing-McDonnell Douglas merger the last of the MD80 line were renamed Boeing 717.
  16. From Today's Aviation Daily: Even if MCAS is...

    From Today's Aviation Daily:

    Even if MCAS is considered too risky to be used in service, regulators have at least one option beyond grounding aircraft, a former regulatory official told Aviation...
  17. [QUOTE=3WE;679992] The terrain elevation at...

    The terrain elevation at the last transponder report is 8130 feet MSL per Aviation Herald.
  18. I have flown on the 737Max several times via...

    I have flown on the 737Max several times via Southwest Airlines and would not hesitate to fly it again.
    SW and AA are big users of the 737Max; does anyone know the total number of take-offs by these...
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    Nepal Kathmandu DH8D Crash

    https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/world/pilot-had-emotional-breakdown-before-deadly-crash-nepal-probe-panel-says/ar-BBSPNBz?ocid=spartanntp

    http://avherald.com/h?article=4b5fa1cb&opt=0
  20. Reportedly the CVR has been found....

    Reportedly the CVR has been found.
    https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/world/indonesia-finds-lion-air-jet-cockpit-voice-recorder/ar-BBSd8Cz?ocid=spartanntp
  21. According to avherald (KNKT) the AOA sensor was...

    According to avherald (KNKT) the AOA sensor was replaced prior to the penultimate flight of this aircraft.
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    A380 lands in Denver

    Due to a medical situation an Air France A380 on route from Los Angeles to Paris made an unscheduled landing after burning off/dumping fuel.
    This was the firsr A380 to land at the Denver...
  23. Here is a major problem where someone picks up...

    Here is a major problem where someone picks up the recorder.
    The box must be kept under water in case its seals were damaged, so it can be properly cleaned and decontaminated by experts....
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    Winter type weather is on its way for Colorado. ...

    Winter type weather is on its way for Colorado. Here is how Denver International Airport deals with swnow and ice.
    https://www.flydenver.com/about/press_kit/snow_removal

    Good news is that Ski...
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    Russian 737 overshoots runway on landing

    https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/russia-plane-crash-sochi_us_5b8a80b5e4b0162f4723db66
    Fire, 18 injuries, one ground clean up person dead.
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    Are carry-on bags a safety issue?

    There have comments on this site in the past in regard to passengers retreiving baggage during emergency evacuations.
    Now the Royal Aeronautical Society has issued a report on this topic...
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    Plane drops gold on runway during take-off:

    I do not know if this story is valid but interesting.
    http://www.newsweek.com/plane-carrying-9-tons-gold-and-silver-blocks-loses-cargo-during-takeoff-846738
  28. Thread: Airbus A400M

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    The C-300J and the A400M are both turbo props...

    The C-300J and the A400M are both turbo props which I consider to be jets.

    One of the cost drivers with the A400M is that it needs engines/props of different configuration - two where the prop...
  29. I fly United 757 Denver to Honolulu - arounda...

    I fly United 757 Denver to Honolulu - arounda 7-1/2 hour flight - no more uncomfortable than a full flight on any other aircraft.

    I also fly Icelandair 757 Denver to UK via Iceland. Usually...
  30. Thread: Attn: Gabriel

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    Co-incidentally I just received the February...

    Co-incidentally I just received the February Aerospace America magazine that contains an article on microgravity experiments using a 727 aircraft (G-Force 1).
    The article contains the following...
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    From today's AIAA Newletter: UPS Signs $5.65...

    From today's AIAA Newletter:

    UPS Signs $5.65 Billion Order For 14 747 Cargo Jets.
    Bloomberg News (2/1) reports that The Boeing Company won a “$5.65 billion lifeline for the endangered” 747 jumbo...
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    The article says it was the instructor who landed...

    The article says it was the instructor who landed the plane.
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    I know of relatives and friends who have bought...

    I know of relatives and friends who have bought tickets though non-airline sources (third party ticket sellers) then have problems when a flight is cancelled or a ticket change is needed. My wife...
  34. On every international flight (and cruise) I've...

    On every international flight (and cruise) I've been on in recent years I have had to show my passport at the boarding gate.
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    Pan American World Airways has to be the premier...

    Pan American World Airways has to be the premier 747 club member (or ex-member) 1970 - 1991.

    (My first flight was on a Pan Am 707).
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    Choas at Heathrow 12/10/17

    On Sunday (10 Dec 2017) I was scheduled to fly BA0219 direct to Denver. Sat on board 747 at the gate for 6 hours during which time the adjacent 747 was deiced twice in a total time of 3-hours. Our...
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    This panel indicates the aircraft has a...

    This panel indicates the aircraft has a parachute. However for a parachute to be beneficial the aircraft would need to have sufficient altitude for the parachute to deploy, inflate, and decelerate...
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    Some info here an United and Delta: United...

    Some info here an United and Delta:

    United Flies Its Last Boeing 747 Out Of Houston.
    The Houston Chronicle (10/18) reports that United Airlines flew its last Boeing 747 out of Houston as the...
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    Tire debris damages 787

    "Australian low-fare carrier Jetstar Airways is asking its pilots and maintenance engineers to pay closer attention to the state of the tires on its Boeing 787s during turnarounds after tread debris...
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    What is the quickest way to reach the airport?...

    What is the quickest way to reach the airport? The RER is the quickest way to reach the city from the airport, or vice versa. Take the free shuttle from the terminals to the RER station. From there...
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