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by Raffles
Tue Dec 11, 2018 7:54 pm
Forum: Accidents & Incidents
Topic: Report Cites Maintenance Issues In Fatal KC-130 Crash
Replies: 1
Views: 52
Burkina Faso

Re: Report Cites Maintenance Issues In Fatal KC-130 Crash

It must have been horrible for the occupants. R.I.P. :rip2:
by Raffles
Tue Dec 11, 2018 7:51 pm
Forum: Bulletin Board
Topic: Closing down of International Flyerz Forum
Replies: 2
Views: 70
Burkina Faso

Re: Closing down of International Flyerz Forum

It will be a sad loss but unfortunately as Bell 407 says, no traffic.

:cry:
by Raffles
Sat Dec 08, 2018 10:54 am
Forum: Being Talked About
Topic: Afghan Air Corruption. Terrain. Goats on the runway. Everything conspires against civil aviation in Afghanistan
Replies: 2
Views: 71
Burkina Faso

Re: Afghan Air Corruption. Terrain. Goats on the runway. Everything conspires against civil aviation in Afghanistan

Ground travel is too risky for aid workers and government officials in Afghanistan.
Sounds almost as dangerous as driving around Gauteng. :burner: :burner: :burner:
by Raffles
Sat Dec 01, 2018 9:55 pm
Forum: Accidents & Incidents
Topic: Peruvian Boeing 737 Both Main Gear Struts Collapse on Landing
Replies: 5
Views: 93
Burkina Faso

Re: Peruvian Boeing 737 Both Main Gear Struts Collapse on Landing

Airbus calls you a retard just before you land.
by Raffles
Fri Nov 30, 2018 9:59 am
Forum: Accidents & Incidents
Topic: Plane crashes near Machadodorp Victims of the crash sustained severe burn wounds
Replies: 1
Views: 69
Burkina Faso

Re: Plane crashes near Machadodorp Victims of the crash sustained severe burn wounds.

At least one of the occupants sustained serious burns, wishing them a full recovery.
by Raffles
Sat Nov 24, 2018 2:37 pm
Forum: Accidents & Incidents
Topic: Peruvian Boeing 737 Both Main Gear Struts Collapse on Landing
Replies: 5
Views: 93
Burkina Faso

Re: Peruvian Boeing 737 Both Main Gear Struts Collapse on Landing

Hard landing? Or maybe the same issue Comair had.
by Raffles
Fri Nov 23, 2018 1:43 pm
Forum: Being Talked About
Topic: African Pilot starts their own Forum
Replies: 2
Views: 62
Burkina Faso

Re: African Pilot starts their own Forum

Wishing them all the best. The page didn't load too well not sure if it is their connection or mine. This page loaded fine.
by Raffles
Wed Nov 21, 2018 7:44 am
Forum: Aviation Videos
Topic: This Crazy Video Shows All Kind Of U.S. Weaponry Including JDAMs, Bunker-Buster Bomb, Tomahawks And LGBs During Testing
Replies: 1
Views: 23
Burkina Faso

Re: This Crazy Video Shows All Kind Of U.S. Weaponry Including JDAMs, Bunker-Buster Bomb, Tomahawks And LGBs During Test

Hehe nice fun and games coming to IS. Don't take sh1t. We need this kind of technology in SA to sort out the criminals.
by Raffles
Thu Nov 15, 2018 11:20 am
Forum: Flight Safety & Training
Topic: Flight control feature of Boeing 737 MAX under scrutiny after Lion Air accident
Replies: 2
Views: 43
Burkina Faso

Re: Flight control feature of Boeing 737 MAX under scrutiny after Lion Air accident

Until they find the CVR, we won't really know how the pilots handled the situation.
by Raffles
Thu Nov 15, 2018 11:15 am
Forum: Accidents & Incidents
Topic: Vegas Tower Controller Incapacitated
Replies: 3
Views: 66
Burkina Faso

Re: Vegas Tower Controller Incapacitated

More jobs!
by Raffles
Mon Oct 29, 2018 11:15 pm
Forum: Accidents & Incidents
Topic: Lion B738M aircraft lost height and crashed into Java Sea near Jakarta after takeoff
Replies: 8
Views: 196
Burkina Faso

Re: Lion B738M aircraft lost height and crashed into Java Sea near Jakarta after takeoff

It is possible that during the rectification of the problem the previous day, something wasn't put back correctly, or another possibility, the static ports were left covered up. However, they should be able to fly with erratic airspeed which would have resulted, as the weather was clear and it was d...
by Raffles
Sun Oct 28, 2018 12:19 pm
Forum: Being Talked About
Topic: The Flight (and Fights) of Apollo 7
Replies: 6
Views: 335
Burkina Faso

Re: The Flight (and Fights) of Apollo 7

I just watched the movie "First Man", about Neil Armstrong. Pretty interesting. The Right Stuff and Apollo 13 were also good movies about the space race.
by Raffles
Wed Oct 24, 2018 4:21 am
Forum: Accidents & Incidents
Topic: Working On Fire Chopper Down
Replies: 2
Views: 387
Burkina Faso

Re: Working On Fire Chopper Down

Very sad. R.I.P.

Dangerous work.

:rip2:
by Raffles
Tue Oct 23, 2018 4:09 pm
Forum: The Braai Area
Topic: Propnut update
Replies: 5
Views: 470
Burkina Faso

Re: Propnut update

Get well soon!

:sick: >>> :running:
by Raffles
Tue Oct 23, 2018 5:52 am
Forum: Accidents & Incidents
Topic: What we can learn from this crash?
Replies: 1
Views: 91
Burkina Faso

What we can learn from this crash?

I was browsing the NTSB website and came across this preliminary report of an accident last month. https://app.ntsb.gov/pdfgenerator/ReportGeneratorFile.ashx?EventID=20180921X14852&AKey=1&RType=Prelim&IType=FA I'm posting it because I think it is a classic illustration of a chain of events culminati...
by Raffles
Sun Oct 21, 2018 7:55 pm
Forum: Accidents & Incidents
Topic: Air India Crew Member Hospitalized after Falling off Aircraft
Replies: 2
Views: 141
Burkina Faso

Re: Air India Crew Member Hospitalized after Falling off Aircraft

Not so long ago a cabin attendant fell out of an Emirates 777 at Entebbe and wasn't so fortunate.