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  1. bflynn replied to the thread Flying at 40?.

    https://astronauts.nasa.gov/content/faq.htm Actually no age requirement...never too late. John Glenn did it, I'm sure you're in better...

    Apr 19, 2018 at 7:13 AM
  2. bflynn replied to the thread Flying at 40?.

    Welcome aboard. All wit and sarcasm aside, it absolutely can be done. I think what the airlines are looking for is 1) a pulse 2) ATP...

    Apr 19, 2018 at 7:11 AM
  3. bflynn replied to the thread Southwest oopsie - ‘woman partially sucked out of window’.

    Yes, aug 2016 over the Gulf of Mexico. The damage is nearly identical and it was also a SWA plane. There are pictures higher in the...

    Apr 18, 2018 at 10:15 AM
  4. bflynn liked dell30rb's post in the thread Southwest oopsie - ‘woman partially sucked out of window’.

    Didn't we have a nearly identical uncontained failure on another Southwest jet last year? If both were in the same place and were from...

    Apr 18, 2018 at 10:14 AM
  5. bflynn replied to the thread Southwest oopsie - ‘woman partially sucked out of window’.

    The inlet cowl has very little in it and I can't believe that a single blade caused teh e I agree. The inlet cowl has very little in...

    Apr 18, 2018 at 10:13 AM
  6. bflynn replied to the thread Public Intox/3rd Class Med.

    There are two questions that people are going to look at - 18v - asks about 1) any arrest or conviction related to driving while...

    Apr 18, 2018 at 10:07 AM
  7. bflynn replied to the thread Southwest oopsie - ‘woman partially sucked out of window’.

    Given the amount of missing material, there is a good chance the missing blade was a result and not a cause. Several other blades were...

    Apr 18, 2018 at 1:33 AM
  8. bflynn liked OkieFlyer's post in the thread Southwest oopsie - ‘woman partially sucked out of window’.

    If I may, I would like to give kudos to the pilots for getting her down safely in the midst of a pretty major emergency.

    Apr 18, 2018 at 1:24 AM
  9. bflynn liked Sluggo63's post in the thread Southwest oopsie - ‘woman partially sucked out of window’.

    I agree. I’ve always given ATC the fuel in time. I think the pounds question is for ARFF purposes.

    Apr 18, 2018 at 1:22 AM
  10. bflynn replied to the thread Southwest oopsie - ‘woman partially sucked out of window’.

    I noticed that. I've been slightly concerned before when I was sitting right next to the nacelle - slightly because you don't expect...

    Apr 17, 2018 at 3:23 PM
  11. bflynn replied to the thread Southwest oopsie - ‘woman partially sucked out of window’.

    PHL Tower. Gets real about 16:45. Landing about 18:45 http://archive-server.liveatc.net/kphl/PHL-Twr-Apr-17-2018-1500Z.mp3

    Apr 17, 2018 at 2:53 PM
  12. bflynn replied to the thread Southwest oopsie - ‘woman partially sucked out of window’.

    FlightAware track https://flightaware.com/live/flight/SWA1380/history/20180417/1430Z/KLGA/KPHL

    Apr 17, 2018 at 2:47 PM
  13. bflynn replied to the thread Preliminary results of the ERAU PA-28 accident.

    So question for those much more familiar with the inards of PA-28s than me - can the spars be inspected without removing the wings? Or...

    Apr 17, 2018 at 1:43 PM
  14. bflynn attached a file to the thread Southwest oopsie - ‘woman partially sucked out of window’.

    They probably should have been on course 370 rather than 380. You know how this happens going straight north, magnetic field and all...

    Southwest+PHL+Engine+Damaged+Emergency+Landing.jpg Apr 17, 2018 at 1:24 PM
  15. bflynn replied to the thread Pattern "A".

    Ok. What is Pattern A? Just a flight pattern to fly?

    Apr 17, 2018 at 9:15 AM