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by simnam
14 Jan 2020, 15:58
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Boeing 737 (MAX) news
Replies: 557
Views: 320706

Re: Boeing 737 (MAX) news

Just re-read EASA certification requirement for large aeroplane (CS-25) and found CS25.672 on stability augmentation system, which ecompass MCAS imho. It basically says that in case of malfunction of such a system, - there must be a clear warning to the pilot - it must be possible to counteract the ...
by simnam
19 Mar 2019, 16:43
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 MAX crashes between Addis Ababa and Nairobi - Impact on Boeing 737 MAX
Replies: 274
Views: 37730

Re: Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 MAX crashes between Addis Ababa and Nairobi - Impact on Boeing 737 MAX

Bracebrace is just clarifying a Certification requirement So whatever the change Boeing introduce, a single failure cannot lead to a catastrophic event (which means hull loss and/or multiple fatalities). Yes, in that case the MCAS does not lead to a hazardous or catastrophic situation I believe. Th...
by simnam
19 Mar 2019, 10:11
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 MAX crashes between Addis Ababa and Nairobi - Impact on Boeing 737 MAX
Replies: 274
Views: 37730

Re: Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 MAX crashes between Addis Ababa and Nairobi - Impact on Boeing 737 MAX

Either the failure effect of a single failure is minor or major, and there is no initial risk for pax or pilots. Either the failure effect of a single failure is hazardous or catastrophic and, there is a risk for pax or pilots. In the latter case the aircraft is not airworthy. That makes the 737 ma...
by simnam
17 Mar 2019, 21:33
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 MAX crashes between Addis Ababa and Nairobi - Impact on Boeing 737 MAX
Replies: 274
Views: 37730

Re: Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 MAX crashes between Addis Ababa and Nairobi - Impact on Boeing 737 MAX

https://www.seattletimes.com/business/boeing-aerospace/failed-certification-faa-missed-safety-issues-in-the-737-max-system-implicated-in-the-lion-air-crash/ I do have to add, faulty safety analyses is nothing new, techniques are evolving (most known UAL 232) Speaking of revolving doors between Boei...
by simnam
23 Oct 2018, 20:51
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Air Belgium in 2018
Replies: 1888
Views: 307019

Re: Air Belgium in 2018

The least you can say is that last weeks communication is contradictory... and messy
by simnam
12 Jun 2018, 07:16
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Air Belgium in 2018
Replies: 1888
Views: 307019

Re: Air Belgium in 2018

Could a moderator move the non-relevant messages elsewhere on the forum.

Any news on a third plane for Air Belgium ?
by simnam
07 Jun 2018, 16:03
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Air Belgium in 2018
Replies: 1888
Views: 307019

Re: Air Belgium in 2018

What a threathening way of saying it.
I would have just said : the beginning has been difficult, now they are launched, let's hope they will succeed, wait and see...
by simnam
07 Jun 2018, 10:57
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Crashes and serious incidents/accidents in 2018
Replies: 67
Views: 15174

Re: Crashes and serious incidents/accidents in 2018

I know general aviation is not the focus of this forum, but this could have an impact on the development of electrical propulsion

https://www.flyingmag.com/two-people-ki ... news060518
by simnam
06 Jun 2018, 16:08
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Air Belgium in 2018
Replies: 1888
Views: 307019

Re: Air Belgium in 2018

Any idea of the number of pax on today's flight ?
by simnam
06 Jun 2018, 09:48
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Airbus A380 news
Replies: 359
Views: 175230

Re: Airbus A380 news

Air Belgium should lease those two A380. But there still is a runway length issue at ebci :lol:
by simnam
13 Apr 2018, 10:14
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Air Belgium in 2018
Replies: 1888
Views: 307019

Re: Air Belgium in 2018

Nobody was at EBCI to take some pictures ?

I should've been near the airfield, unfortunatelly I was away today. Too bad :(
by simnam
21 Mar 2018, 08:13
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: 2018 Namur Airport (EBNM) latest news
Replies: 9
Views: 2715

Re: 2018 Namur Airport (EBNM) latest news

In french : https://www.rtbf.be/info/regions/namur/detail_reunion-d-information-sur-la-transformation-de-l-aerodrome-de-temploux-ambiance-sereine-mais-de-nombreuses-inquietudes-face-au-bruit?id=9871598 Short sumary: information session given to ebnm neighbour, major concern linked to week-end activi...
by simnam
01 Mar 2018, 10:39
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Air Belgium in 2018
Replies: 1888
Views: 307019

Re: Air Belgium: a rebirth?

I do believe them. They have an obvious issue with planification, but there are now enough evidence (CAMO, registration, hopefully an A/C today) that they are close to it. I know from experience that getting an approval from the authority (wether it's BCAA or EASA) is not a simple task. Many of you ...
by simnam
22 Feb 2018, 10:37
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Air Belgium in 2018
Replies: 1888
Views: 307019

Re: Air Belgium: a rebirth?

https://mobilit.belgium.be/sites/default/files/DGLV/be.mg_.28.pdf ... in the last page, the approval schedule: Permits to fly authorised: NO ... Hello all, the "permit to fly" referenced in the CAMO approval is linked to a privilege that may be grant to a CAMO (upon demonstration of compliance with...