Mango trim problems on B738

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Re: Mango trim problems on B738

Unread post by Romeo E.T. » Wed Oct 09, 2019 6:57 pm

GL wrote:
Wed Oct 09, 2019 5:21 pm
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My underlining.
exactly

storm in a tea cup

so far
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Re: Mango trim problems on B738

Unread post by Darren » Wed Oct 09, 2019 8:31 pm

GL wrote:
Wed Oct 09, 2019 5:21 pm
It must have been pulled - but from the initial post link:
The South African Civil Aviation Authority (SACAA) reported the captain (43, ATPL, 12,345 hours total, 3,696 hours on type) was assisted by a first officer (29, ATPL, 2,592 hours total, 1,888 hours on type). The aircraft had undergone various maintenance activities between May 22nd 2019 and Jul 26th 2019 due to a flight crew report the aircraft had started oscillating in flight. On Aug 5th 2019 the electrical trim motor was removed from the airframe and used on another airframe. On Aug 7th 2019 another trim motor, the service history of which so far could not be determined, was installed on the airframe.
My underlining.
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Re: Mango trim problems on B738

Unread post by AOYB » Thu Oct 10, 2019 8:10 pm

https://m.facebook.com/notes/mango-airl ... 972876657/

So the part is genuine and bought directly from the manufacturer. Bet the papers won’t publish that little correction...
Nor the “nosedive” of less than 2 feet. How terrifying....
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Re: Mango trim problems on B738

Unread post by Richard007 » Sun Oct 13, 2019 8:08 am

Darren wrote:
Wed Oct 09, 2019 8:31 pm
The South African Civil Aviation Authority (SACAA) reported the captain (43, ATPL, 12,345 hours total, 3,696 hours on type) was assisted by a first officer (29, ATPL, 2,592 hours total, 1,888 hours on type). The aircraft had undergone various maintenance activities between May 22nd 2019 and Jul 26th 2019 due to a flight crew report the aircraft had started oscillating in flight. On Aug 5th 2019 the electrical trim motor was removed from the airframe and used on another airframe. On Aug 7th 2019 another trim motor, the service history of which so far could not be determined, was installed on the airframe.
I take any SAA Board statement with a pinch of salt. Not like they have ever been caught telling the truth before.

Also if the stab trim motor failed in the climb why was there a nose down mistrim? Should have been nose up.

2 feet is not a measurable deviation at 36000 feet and would not be noticed. This sounds like its made up.

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