* Posts by JumpinJehosophat

5 posts • joined 4 Aug 2015

You're not Boeing to believe this, but... Another deadly 737 Max control bug found


Re: Almost.

Strange .... Flying a Cessna 172 (high wing, single prop, tiny box), the trim wheel is there for when you need to trim the aircraft. Every change in attitude or thrust needs trim adjustment. Flaps, throttle, cold/warm air ... all these need trim adjustment. Putting on more power makes the aircraft nose rise (and yaw to the left).

To increase the airspeed while in straight-and level flight.

* Advance the throttle smoothly to the power setting estimated for the speed desired.

* Anticipate the yaw to the left with the right rudder.

* At the same time apply sufficient forward pressure to the control column to keep the altitude from increasing.


I can't find anything about that "safety feature". I am aware that the cheapskate company did not opt for ground warning systems, you know "Warning terrain, warning terrain" or "Pull up! Pull up!". What is that safety feature you are talking about?

I am guessing the AUTO descent rate. The feature ensures compliance with descent to an FL. When the flaps were dropped, while AUTO was set, the aircraft did not descend as much as it should, so the AUTO made the correction to the correct descent speed again.

THAT HAS NOTHING TO DO WITH WHAT YOU ARE SAYING BTW!!! Any pilot on APP or finals, will put out the flaps. If you DON'T adjust the speed (which was on AUTO) then what happens when you extend them?

1. The aircrew decided they knew better than the ground - all aircraft were on app one way, they wanted to ILS using the RWY 23 marker then VFR on final to 05

2. Changing paths & confusion between co-pilot and pilot meant they overshot first approach

3. Changing back to CTL's first approach meant their programmed descent was too fast

4. Missing that ANDLO location (left, not right as CTL states it sould have been)

5. Deciding to ignore -500ft

6. Deciding to ignore overshot/undershot turns

7. Not watching ALT or ROD during FLAPS1

8. Applying airbrakes to slow speed (which increased descent speed) ready for FLAPS2

9. Overspeeding during crucial APP legs

10. Generally not following airline approach/flight procedures (wrong screens, talking over each other, not reading out setting changes etc.)

11.Following airline procedures (overspeeding)

Uptight robots that suddenly beg to stay alive are less likely to be switched off by humans



So you give us a questionnaire, but it was missing an important qualifier - "Why?"

Why were we told we could turn off the robot. That would, of course influence our decision.

In the questionnaire, I answered "off" to all four, as I was simply asked "what would you do". I would turn it off to save the battery as, when the children come home, I am sure they will need it as fully charged as possible, freeing me up to do my own thing ... Yaay! Robo Nanny!

UK.gov wants to stop teenagers looking at tits online. No, really


Really? Ah, I get it, much better to have burglaries, purse-snatching, peeping tom teens, teenage rape and pregnancy than let them fap off at the net ...

Meanwhile, Daddy is trying to explain to Mummy why the policeman said his card came up flagged for terrorism in Afghanistan after BigTiTGilfs stole all their money via Thailand ...

UK PM Cameron says Internet must not 'be an ungoverned space'


What a t*at

See ... self regulating!

Bloody Muppets


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