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Even with flight computers, you can over stress an Airbus tail

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Remember the American Airlines A300 that crashed in the US after the vertical stabiliser broke off? The co-pilot over stressed the tail by pumping the rudders in an attempt to get out of wake-turbulence. In a similar situation in 2008, … Continue reading

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Fear of Flying – Story #2

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As I mentioned in the previous Fear of Flying story, the folks at Flight Experience Melbourne are running a competition for their 737 flight simulator. Write up your scary flying story and you could win a free session in the … Continue reading

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