- Seven Thousand
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Long time Cygnet builder
The object is to fly, it does not matter what the object is!
- Fower Tousand
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Very similar if not identical to the Korean Air Cargo 747 flight that crashed after take off from Stansted.
Why they didn't immediately call the pitch comparator, and then immediately see which of the 3 instruments didn't agree with the rest, I don't know. If what you see, doesn't make sense, CHECK the standby instrument surely very briefly? Or even if the P1 had said "say your pitch angle?" To the P2?
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Lost AHs / vacuum pumps in GA aircraft and I think there is more awareness of this type of failure in GA because it happens much more frequently than in commercial jets. Vacuum pumps in particular are prone to failure (the life expectancy of a vacuum pump is something like 600 hrs)
Can see how this could go bad very quickly on a dark night, possibly tired and operating in your circadian low.
Sobering stuff, something to think about - thanks for sharing.
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Pretty chilling reading.
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