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Raffles
April 24, 2015, 08:51 by Raffles
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Investigators will conduct a flight with an Airbus A320 to validate sounds picked up by the cockpit voice recorder of the Germanwings aircraft that crashed in the French Alps on 24 March....The aim is not to simulate events on board that aircraft before it crashed, says BEA. Instead, the investigators want to ensure that the sounds of selector knobs and switches being used – as recorded by the CVR on the Germanwings flight – can be precisely attributed to specific controls in the cockpit.

This will require flying the aircraft at altitudes and speeds similar to those of the Germanwings A320 to create a representative audio atmosphere.

The CVR picked up sounds of switches and knobs being operated during the aircraft's descent from cruising altitude. Some of these sounds can be correlated to flight-parameter changes on the flight data recorder (FDR), but it is not possible to be definitive for all of them, the authority indicates...

Full article on FlightGlobal :http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/bea-plans-a320-flight-to-v...
Les Nessman
April 23, 2015, 17:34 by Les Nessman
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From the Daily Mail : http://www.dailymail.co.uk/travel/travel_news/article-3051973/Plane-touches-without-deploying-landing-gear-skids-runway-belly.html

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...According to WPBF 25 News, the plane’s pilot, Chris Georgaklis, 85, managed to fly 100 miles to Fort Lauderdale after the incident and landed safely.

Mr Georgaklis is said to have flown for almost 50 years and was accompanied on the trip by his dog, Buddy....


Les Nessman
April 23, 2015, 10:56 by Les Nessman
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By Simon Hradecky, created Friday, Apr 17th 2015 19:09Z, last updated Friday, Apr 17th 2015 19:09Z
A Safair Boeing 737-400, registration ZS-JRE performing flight FA-1004 from Cape Town to Johannesburg (South Africa), landed on Johannesburg's runway 03R, rolled out and taxied to the apron.

On Apr 17th 2015 South Africa's Civil Aviation Authority reported in their monthly bulletin, that the aircraft landed without landing clearance from Air Traffic Control.

http://www.avherald.com/h?article=484e8f15&opt=0
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