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  1. I am telling you what it is and what it is not....

    I am telling you what it is and what it is not. You don't need to believe me though. You used to be good at googling stuff.

    Here you have 1 example:


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  2. I see a lot of reasons to execute a missed...

    I see a lot of reasons to execute a missed approach at that point and any point thereafter. I just don't see 3 whites being one of them. 3 whites means that you are a little bit high, equivalent to...
  3. The PIC did not execute the missed approach at...

    The PIC did not execute the missed approach at the MAP despite the PAPI showing 3 whites just before entering IMC

    I don't see the relationship between the 3 whites and whether the the missed...
  4. I also don't understand this:

    I also don't understand this:
  5. Then I am wondering if they should be higher...

    Then I am wondering if they should be higher priority. A one-time / one-second "one hundred" call can be a lot of help to improve the pilots SA and would not prevent a "glide slope" or "sink rate"...
  6. What I can tell from having watch several cockpit...

    What I can tell from having watch several cockpit videos, if a pilot says "we are half dot low" the mean that the plane is below the glide slope. Pilot jargon and investigators jargon my differ,...
  7. There should not be a 100% heads down pilot after...

    There should not be a 100% heads down pilot after passing through minimums.
  8. It is never acceptable for the PIC not to monitor...

    It is never acceptable for the PIC not to monitor the instruments at all, no matter if VMC or IMC. The Primary Flight Display is called Primary Flight for a reason, the pilot FLYING should use the...
  9. At that point they were 1/2 dot above the glide...

    At that point they were 1/2 dot above the glide slope so 1 red 3 whites is a reasonable picture.

    Of course, with 1500 fpm down, that 1/2 dot didn't last much.

    This looks like continued VFR into...
  10. It certainly looks like it is in an extreme...

    It certainly looks like it is in an extreme sideslip angle to the left, unless there is a huge lot of crosswind from the left.

    Rudder in the opposite direction? I don't know, but I tend to think...
  11. I agree, but that critical point is Vmc only if...

    I agree, but that critical point is Vmc only if you manage the rest of the things correctly. If not the critical slow speed where control will be lost will be more (and can be quite more) than Vmc.
  12. Or.... Vmc assumes that you are using full...

    Or.... Vmc assumes that you are using full rudder, that the inop engine is feathered, and that you are using the correct bank angle needed to keep zero sideslip: about 5 degrees into the good engine.
  13. I agree with the article in general, but why...

    I agree with the article in general, but why can't anybody be neutral these days and everybody pushes an agenda instead?



    This is misleading to say the least. A pilot flying a 737 classic...
  14. I am not the type of encyclopedic guy that...

    I am not the type of encyclopedic guy that carries data in his storage. I am the kind of guy that carries concepts.

    I know that pressurization is just to keep the cabin at a higher pressure than...
  15. There is a thing called supplemental oxygen. ...

    There is a thing called supplemental oxygen.

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cirrus_SR22
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cessna_182_Skylane
    https://www.law.cornell.edu/cfr/text/14/91.211

    Also,...
  16. Thread: I had no idea!

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    As I said early in the thread... Nothing...

    As I said early in the thread...



    Nothing compared with what he said about climate change, renewable energies, vaginas, immigration (bot illegal and legal), world trade, and a big list of...
  17. Quebec Golf's answer is spot-on.

    Quebec Golf's answer is spot-on.
  18. Thread: I had no idea!

    by Gabriel
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    Of all of the jokes and sarcasm above, this is...

    Of all of the jokes and sarcasm above, this is the most unrealistic part:
  19. Thread: I had no idea!

    by Gabriel
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    That he talks about airports captured 1775 is the...

    That he talks about airports captured 1775 is the least of the concerns.
  20. I didn't check which version it was. Your...

    I didn't check which version it was. Your document listed that special mission ER as having 15 seats, though, which makes me suspect it was not an ER since the accident plane reportedly had 11 seats.
  21. When the question is "could be" the answer is...

    When the question is "could be" the answer is almost always "yes, it could".

    Now, I don't thin so.
    Instrad of the special missions ER version you linked (which has a capacity of up to 15), this...
  22. I don't have the King Air 350 performance...

    I don't have the King Air 350 performance numbers. Do you have a link to them?

    Anyway, yes, weight will affect take of speed and take off distance. Information I found in not necessarily reliable...
  23. Please read the full sentence again. I am talking...

    Please read the full sentence again. I am talking about the importance of an hypothetical overweight. I am saying that overweight affects the ability of the plane to climb especially on one engine,...
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    Sorry I didn't realize that we had a thread...

    Sorry I didn't realize that we had a thread already open for this accident. As you requested, I copied the same information in that thread (then added more).

    Moderators, I suggest that you delete...
  25. I posted this speculative analysis in another...

    I posted this speculative analysis in another forum:

    This is painting a picture that a left engine failure is likely a key link in the chain of events. The question then would be why they couldn't...
  26. https://www.wfaa.com/article/news/re...7-3718ae31b...

    https://www.wfaa.com/article/news/re...7-3718ae31b678

    Crash happened immediately after take-off

    12 seconds before impact the CVR captured confusion.
    8 seconds before impact the CVR captured...
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    King Air 350 crash in Addison

    https://www.wfaa.com/article/news/recording-captured-cockpit-confusion-seconds-before-fatal-addison-plane-crash/287-7c0f17de-1f12-432b-8477-3718ae31b678

    Crash happened immediately after take-off
    ...
  28. The report is in Russian, which few of the forum...

    The report is in Russian, which few of the forum members understand.

    AvHerald translated the causal factors part of the report:

    http://avherald.com/h?article=4b4cb236/0000&opt=1

    Not much to...
  29. Yes, I am taking that into account, but even then...

    Yes, I am taking that into account, but even then it feels odd to me.

    I mean, even an R22 routinely flies at 80-90 knots (the cruise speed is listed as 110 knots but they normally don't fly that...
  30. A veteran VFR pilot flying in...

    A veteran VFR pilot flying in super-marginal-at-best weather conditions. And he managed to recover at least the 1st time, which seems quite incompatible with mechanical controllability issues...
  31. And do you think that the controllability issues...

    And do you think that the controllability issues were mechanical in nature?
  32. Thank you. That's amazing. I have flown...

    Thank you.

    That's amazing. I have flown marginal VFR with 6 times that visibility and it gets really tricky. The visibility is not a "now you see, now you don't" situation (as the clouds...
  33. https://www.flyingmag.com/ntsb-investigation-into-...

    https://www.flyingmag.com/ntsb-investigation-into-nyc-helicopter-crash/





    Really? 1/2 mile? VFR or IFR? Because if IFR and the pilot was not IFR-rated, then it is obviously not legal.

    I...
  34. I know. Area navigation REQUIRES attitude control...

    I know. Area navigation REQUIRES attitude control and VFR pilots in IMC are well known for being incredible good at LOSING attitude control.
    There is a reason why aviate comes before navigate. And,...
  35. I don't think that a moving map is more intuitive...

    I don't think that a moving map is more intuitive than an artificial horizon which looks like... the real one. And pilots struggle to keep blue over brown. And many time lose it. Even sometimes...
  36. This particular difference was not included in...

    This particular difference was not included in the iPad training.
    Now, I am not saying that this particular difference should't require simulator training. Just saying that it is not uncommon, for...
  37. How would that have made a difference? I seem...

    How would that have made a difference?

    I seem to remember a top-notch general aviation equipped with a top-notch digital panel including top-notch GPS with top-notch moving map crashing int a...
  38. When I said "I bet that lack of means to know...

    When I said "I bet that lack of means to know where he was was not the reason why he didn't know where he was.".



    I don't know. Where did I say you did? I was taking what you said to reinforce...
  39. That is industry standard for differences...

    That is industry standard for differences training.
  40. And don't forget the "below that" part.

    And don't forget the "below that" part.
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