APG 155 – TransAsia Pilots Tested and Retrained, Nose Gear Up Landing


Posted on February 13th, by Capt. Jeff in Podcast. No Comments

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It seems that the pilot crew of the TransAsia ATR that crashed last week in Taiwan misidentified the engine that failed, then subsequently shut down the good engine. Taiwan’s Civil Aeronautics Administration ordered proficiency tests and retraining for all TransAsia pilots flying its ATR fleet. Ten pilots failed, and another 19 have been suspended until they take the tests.

An AirAsia A330 flight from Malaysia to Saudi Arabia returned to Kuala Lumpur after the autothrust system failed. Why couldn’t the flight continue?

A US Airways E190 landed nose gear up at Houston Intercontinental. We listen to the LiveATC.net recording.

High-altitude ice crystal icing is a problem whose frequency is alarmingly high. Evidence indicates that engine icing incidents caused by ice accreting inside the core of jet-based engines have been occurring for over two decades.

LINKS
Norfolk Meet-Up: Norfolk Tap Room, Feb. 23, at 1700
AirAsia X A333 near Kuala Lumpur on Feb 8th 2015, autothrust failure
Asia-Pacific Offers Much Opportunity For Expatriate Pilots
U.S. Carriers Face Shrinking Pool Of Pilots
Addressing Workforce Shortages Requires Less Talk, And More Technology
US Airways E190 at Houston on Feb 9th 2015, nose gear up landing
High-Altitude Ice Crystal Icing Can Cause Engine Failure
Dead Stick Landing: Ice Crystals Cause Dual Flameout

FEEDBACK
Rob – Approach Traffic Spacing at Heathrow
Monier Madison Ouabira‎ – via FB
Jay – Some questions and comments
Physics John – Audio Feedback
Ken Berry – Audio feedback
Bruce – Paper Plane’s Protracted Problems Persist
Mark Ross – Pilot, wife use iPads to safely crash-land without landing gear
Mark Ross – Flight Diverts to Chicago After Co-Pilot Nearly Overworked
Bob in CT – Atlanta layover 737-700
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Passenger Ken – Unmanned control towers
Ross – TaxiBot
Daniel Sinico – The Hartzell Prop Shop
Larry – Plane evacuated after emergency landing at Tulsa International Airport
Alex – Ummm
Vernon – Ringtone success!

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