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by Bell 407
Wed Nov 14, 2018 7:04 am
Forum: Accidents & Incidents
Topic: Vegas Tower Controller Incapacitated
Replies: 1
Views: 29
South Africa

Re: Vegas Tower Controller Incapacitated

You need to build in redundancy like aircraft do - 2 controllers on duty at all times :thinking:
by Bell 407
Thu Nov 08, 2018 4:59 pm
Forum: SAAF / SAPS Airwing / SAW / SADF / SANDF
Topic: SAAF can only put two C-130s into the air at any one time
Replies: 1
Views: 28
South Africa

Re: SAAF can only put two C-130s into the air at any one time

Sadly this is not unexpected with the continued "loss" of finances throughout all government departments :goodpost:
by Bell 407
Wed Nov 07, 2018 1:30 pm
Forum: Flight Safety & Training
Topic: Boeing issues advice on 737 Max plane sensor after Lion Air crash
Replies: 1
Views: 36
South Africa

Re: Boeing issues advice on 737 Max plane sensor after Lion Air crash

Worrying indeed. Win7 always gives trouble on my PC so why not on an airplane :yikes:
by Bell 407
Sun Nov 04, 2018 3:36 pm
Forum: The Braai Area
Topic: Propnut update
Replies: 5
Views: 461
South Africa

Re: Propnut update

Propnut wrote:
Sun Nov 04, 2018 10:48 am
And so the saga continues.
:dance:
by Bell 407
Mon Oct 29, 2018 1:32 pm
Forum: Being Talked About
Topic: The Flight (and Fights) of Apollo 7
Replies: 6
Views: 315
South Africa

Re: The Flight (and Fights) of Apollo 7

87Juliet wrote:
Mon Oct 29, 2018 12:23 pm
Just a pity that the moon landing is a hoax, never happened.

Makes for interesting entertainment though...
:haha: :haha: :haha:
by Bell 407
Mon Oct 29, 2018 10:08 am
Forum: Accidents & Incidents
Topic: Lion B738M aircraft lost height and crashed into Java Sea near Jakarta after takeoff
Replies: 8
Views: 184
South Africa

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

Any possibility of terror? How long has the MAX been in service now? This is a very new airplane, any issues that Boeing might need to give some urgent attention to? Read somewhere that they requested to return to base but crashed soon after. So if in comms with base then technical issue and not te...
by Bell 407
Mon Oct 29, 2018 7:01 am
Forum: Accidents & Incidents
Topic: Lion B738M aircraft lost height and crashed into Java Sea near Jakarta after takeoff
Replies: 8
Views: 184
South Africa

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

Lion B738M aircraft lost height and crashed into Java Sea near Jakarta after takeoff A Lionair Boeing 737-800 MAX, registration PK-LQP performing flight JT-610 from Jakarta to Pangkal Pinang (Indonesia) with 181 passengers and 7 crew, was climbing out of Jakarta when the aircraft reached a maximum ...
by Bell 407
Sat Oct 27, 2018 3:28 pm
Forum: Being Talked About
Topic: The Flight (and Fights) of Apollo 7
Replies: 6
Views: 315
South Africa

Re: The Flight (and Fights) of Apollo 7

Great read. Thanks :Like:
by Bell 407
Wed Oct 24, 2018 7:05 am
Forum: Accidents & Incidents
Topic: Working On Fire Chopper Down
Replies: 2
Views: 381
South Africa

Re: Working On Fire Chopper Down

Yip, sad indeed and it is very demanding work. RIP.
by Bell 407
Tue Oct 23, 2018 9:26 am
Forum: The Braai Area
Topic: Propnut update
Replies: 5
Views: 461
South Africa

Re: Propnut update

Propies, thank you for the update. So you have lost a little bit of "weight" then :haha: :haha: :haha: Glad that everything has worked out ok and that you had the op done in the nick of time. As you say, you need to do all the required physio so that you can make good gear changes on the bike. Happy...
by Bell 407
Wed Oct 17, 2018 1:14 pm
Forum: Accidents & Incidents
Topic: NTSB: Pilot’s use of drugs factor in fatal Beech 300 takeoff accident at Tucson
Replies: 4
Views: 114
South Africa

Re: NTSB: Pilot’s use of drugs factor in fatal Beech 300 takeoff accident at Tucson

howie wrote:
Wed Oct 17, 2018 8:09 am
Bell 407 wrote:
Wed Oct 17, 2018 7:00 am
Drugs and flying don't mix :thinking:
I take it thats then a Joint decision :flush:
:haha: :haha: :haha: