Month: August 2019

“Inboard Flap Asymmetry B757 cannot recover?”, Boeing”we know but cannot happen because….features”. It happened.

American Airlines got their first few Boeing 757 aircrafts in 1990’s. The check airmen got their toys, the flight simulator to play around with. During the play session on one of the full flight simulators, they discovered that when a failure of Inboard Flap Asymmetry was simulated by pushing a button on the instructor control …

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Saudia

Two fires but no evacuation. When Saudi flight 163 turned to ambers and Singapore 368 survived

On 19th Aug 1980 Saudi Airlines SV163 turned back soon after takeoff due onboard fire and after landing met with an unfortunate fate and all 301 onboard perished. 36 years later Singapore Airline B777 flight SQ368 to Milan, turned back soon after takeoff and landed back with an engine fire which soon engulfed the wing. …

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Fixation causes the background to disappear

Try this experiment. Focus your attention on the cross for a while. As you concentrate hard to focus on the cross in the centre, the background slowly begins to disappear. This could be a possible explanation why crew of AC759 flew over 4 aircrafts at San Fransisco with noticing them. The Troxler Effect is named …

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