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|5 days 9 hours ago||I didn't tell you this||
But, you can go buy a small AM radio that you can plug headphones into and look up Westwood one radio stations in the states you will be flying over and then you can listen to it.
|6 days 59 min ago||I've goty no problem saying im wrong||
It's okay because it enables me to learn... Man are they lucky! that could have ended up reallllllllyyyyyyy bad.
|6 days 1 hour ago||Knots Indicated Airspeed||
Let me fix that for you..
|6 days 1 hour ago||I've actually done this exact scenario||
In a Dash-8, EMB-145, ERJ-175 and a B737. You have to remember a elevator is a wing upside down, its also realtively small and produces small pitching moments when compared to a wing. Also you have 4 seperate control surfaces associated with the elevator. 3 are acting one way and the fourth isnt. The 3 working together will over ride the 4th.
However my scenarios always occured in flight already airborne. They never happened like this.
|6 days 3 hours ago||Most likely not. The||
Most likely not. The stabilizer would have a lot of command due to the larger surface area. Also the other elevator would be working in the same direction as the stabilizer so this would combat the problem. You'd slow down to not cause further damage but I'd say it could be flown
|6 days 4 hours ago||When I used to fly for the regionals||
There was a case of our company that had to rejected due to an elevator cable broke due to high winds on the tail surface the night before as the plane sat on the ground. The crew went to rotate/ pull back and nothing happened. There was no way the crew would have known this since there isnt an indication in the cockpit on that airplane type that the elevator moved on the pre flight checks. They were at JFK on a runway twice the length so they just taxied in and everyone was okay. An airplanes control surfaces act like large sails in the wind.
|6 days 4 hours ago||The smart people build and design the thing||
I just fly it. No seriously the amount of work that goes into designing a freaking airplane makes my head explode.
|6 days 5 hours ago||Yeah I'll edit it, I thought||
Yeah I'll edit it, I thought they rejected at high speed due to poor judgement, when in fact they made the best choice. So I was wrong in assuming pilot error.
|6 days 5 hours ago||Yes||
Correct they are two seperate surfaces that usually move together.
There are two parts to each side, the forward part called the stabalizer ( its much larger in surface area) the aft part called the elevator.
In this circumstance one side moved and the other side was actually forcing the nose down (the broken side). So when the pilot pulled back on the yoke ( pilot's control column ) nothing happened they reacted fairly quick (5 seconds) and then excuted a rejected takeoff.
|6 days 5 hours ago||Perhaps but not how you're thinking||
If the tail was subjected to a very very strong gust directly on the tail it could have caused the elevators linkage to become damaged. I've never flown an MD-80 series aircraft so my knowledge is limited of if thats something that could cause this issue. Sometimes things just break. The real reason to figure out now is why did that part fail?
|1 week 53 min ago||I own a flight school||
You've gotta first be checked out in an airplane 99.9% of the time. Meaning someone (usually a flight instructor) validate's your credientals then flies with you and saus you can do what you say you can. Then you sign a long lengthy renter agreement, most people carry their own personal renters insurance. Then you rent the plane. Not just anyone can walk up and rent it. Stop thinking planes are like cars their not.... You can't just walk up to Avis and say yeah I'd like to rent a Cessna today.
|1 week 4 days ago||Depending on security I've||
Depending on security I've found that the front is better if they pat or wand since they generally dont get close to your belt area in front. I do this every year for Derby.
|1 week 4 days ago||Buy a plastic pint of||
Buy a plastic pint of something put it under your belt loop under your shirt walk in... go to the bathroom pull it out and ta da..
|1 week 4 days ago||In town for a Labatt Blue men's league tourney||
After we win tomorrow gonna go to the game Sunday !
|2 weeks 2 days ago||That's a friday game correct?||
That's a friday game correct?
|2 weeks 2 days ago||The sixth seed in the east||
The sixth seed in the east starts play in Milwaukee
|2 weeks 3 days ago||They'll fly||
|2 weeks 4 days ago||I guess they've weighed them and determined||
That weight and balance wasn't a big factor
|2 weeks 4 days ago||They still as of this morning||
Don't have a charter back scheduled yet.
|2 weeks 4 days ago||No||
That mattered a lot because the runway was contaminated and the rudder with proper airflow can help steer the plane along with the steerable nose wheel. The runway at willow run was dry and not contaminated.
|2 weeks 5 days ago||I hope I am wrong||
But if they rejected after V1 or right around it, than they messed up and caused an incident. A reject above 80kts is dangerous, rejecting near V1 is usually an awful idea. I anxiously await the NTSB findings. No one else flying a plane that day including Delta with their heavier and larger MD-88's and 90's had issues with the wind and they have more of a crosswind than the team did.
|2 weeks 5 days ago||Or the crash was caused by||
Or the crash was caused by bad piloting....
|2 weeks 5 days ago||Not sure why they had to fly||
Not sure why they had to fly into IAD and not IAD. Even I don't know that one.
|2 weeks 5 days ago||That's the stanard parking||
That's the standard parking ramp for when we do charters into Dulles.
|2 weeks 5 days ago||It's the name of an arrival into Dulles.||
Not sure how it got its name though.
|2 weeks 5 days ago||The team is flying on Delta||
They are flying into IAD not DCA. They are flying on a lovely Boeing product a 757-200 series. I just pulled up their charter sheet.
He's there flight info
|2 weeks 5 days ago||While I haven't flown the MD-80 series||
Every transport category plane I've flown you add max power and continue
|2 weeks 5 days ago||I wonder what company they're using||
Hopefully someone good
|2 weeks 5 days ago||They try to but||
Delta is short on pilots and so are the other airlines so they're forced to go outside the box.
|2 weeks 5 days ago||I'm thinking about going to||
I'm thinking about going to the bus from the 73 how do you like it?