Archive for January 12th, 2012

3 Survive Chopper Engine Failure by Crashing into a Fluffy Tree

Thursday, January 12th, 2012
3 Survive Chopper Engine Failure by Crashing into a Fluffy Tree

What: Cropspray Ltd. Westland (Aérospatiale) SA 341G Gazelle en route from Bath Where: Churchfields Industrial Estate in Salisbury, Wiltshire, UK When: Jan 10, 2012 09:40 GMT. Who: 3 aboard Why: When the chopper developed an engine problem, the pilot didn’t have much time to decide what to do.. Businesssman/pilot Andrew Ridings, said in an... »

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Fuel Management Problems Continue into 2012

Thursday, January 12th, 2012
Fuel Management Problems Continue into 2012

Fuel exhaustion happens when there is no useable fuel to supply the engine. Running out of fuel in a plane is not like running out of gas in a car. Fuel starvation happens when the fuel supply to the engine is interrupted although there is still enough fuel on board. The Australian Transport Safety... »

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Separation Issue between Virgin and Qantas

Thursday, January 12th, 2012
Separation Issue between Virgin and Qantas

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer George Canciani Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Steven Austen What: Qantas Boeing 737-800 en route from Brisbane to Sydney What: Virgin Australia Boeing 737-800 en route from Sydney to Brisbane Where: near Sydney When: Jan 8th 2012 Why: The... »

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