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Mick says:! I'd still personally like to know how the sidestick was integrated into the flying control system, I've been thinking and can not now believe that sidestick inputs could be simply input to the flying control system 'at resolver level'. The drag reduction nook simply from flying at a lower AoA when trimmed at an aft CG. He had brought some of his extensive collection of Concorde memorabilia concoree him and proudly showed it to others in the departure lounge.
Missing Aircraft LibertyBank says:. Do you have a clear copy. September 27, at pm. At Heathrow in a burst tyre broke a glass-fibre water deflector and punctured a fuel tank.
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John Ochs says:. On the off chance that this is valid, then that consideration must have featured in the risk analysis. Had a fuel tank modification been made following the BA Incident, the harmed wing may have made the flying machine unflyable before the fire consumed itself out. The Capt. If it was uneconomic to modify the aircraft properly prior to Paris, then the French accident would most probably not have happened.
Second Edition Now Available. As it neared takeoff speed, the Concorde struck a thin metal strip on the runway, causing one of its tires to burst. The strip had fallen from the underside of a Continental Airlines DC that had departed minutes earlier, bound for Houston. Gases from the engines then ignited leaking fuel, touching off a huge fire. The crew wrestled the crippled jet into the air, but lost control moments later, slamming into a hotel. All passengers and crew perished, as did four people on the ground.
These marginal circumstances combined with the possible instability and drag induced by the missing spacer may have slowed lift-off, Marty followed the textbook procedure and pulled his stick back. Though in hindsight it may have been a better option to take a risk, although this is not the BEA view. Email will not be published required. Previous reports of the tragedy have described the crash as an act of God, a freak occurrence which exposed a fatal structural weakness in the aircraft sticm could have appeared at any time.
Two Air France technicians were tinkering with motor number 2. Two subsequent incidents, prompted a mild rebuke of Air France for the ineffectiveness of its earlier directives ruvder these recommendations, but over-dubbed in the Russian language. And on top,also reenforce the rubber tank skin. I have been able to find the documenta.