I have been observing the Airbus A320 NEO center of gravity very keenly. It surprises and I want readers of the blog to help me understand this peculiar movement. The aircraft center of gravity moves beyond(Aft) the zero fuel weight center of gravity in flight. Would it not limit itself to the zero fuel weight […]
Where does a pilot feature in the flight deck design process?
Who was flying the ill-fated ET302 B737 Max and using which flight parameter reference? the interim investigation report fails to address these issues including key training aspects.
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The new generation of pilots is facing the dilemma of handling increasing levels of automation. They are not being able to retain the skills of flying to deal with automation failures. The Multi Pilot License program drastically reduced real-time flying and replaced it with flight simulator flying. But it’s not the solution. It is a […]
ET 302 took off from Addis Ababa, the capital of Ethiopia on 10th March 2019 and 06 minutes into the flight met with an accident. The aircraft was the Boeing’s latest addition to the B-737 series, the B-737 8Max. The infamous MCAS(software) was to have played a role in the accident and nations all over […]
The Ethiopian Airlines accident on 10th March 2019 was the 2nd B-737 Max accident in 4 months. This created a public outcry about the safety of Boeing 737 around the world and given the fact that Boeing had not been forthcoming in its disclosure of the new software, MCAS.All countries flying the B-737 had to […]
In my opinion the primary cause of the ET302 accident lies in the take off roll , the final nose dive could have been caused due to structural failure of the elevator and in an extremely improbable case, the infamous MCAS would have had a role to play. All aircrafts are loaded with passengers, cargo […]