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WestJet landing at SXM

Discussion in 'General Topics' started by guywhoflies, Mar 13, 2017.

  1. guywhoflies

    guywhoflies Y'NO WUT IM SAYIN

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    trafficinsight Well-Known Member

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    *shrug*

    Looks like a good go around to me.
     
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    ahw01 Well-Known Member

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  4. KVNC

    KVNC Average Joe

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    Task saturation. def task saturation. or maybe wind shear. Possibly both. :rolleyes:
     
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  5. Screaming_Emu

    Screaming_Emu You people

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    "Get low low low!"
     
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    FlyingAccountant Well-Known Member

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    Considering you can see the rooster tails from the engines in the ocean, I’m going to go with this being as dodgy as it looks and not an optical illusion.
     
  7. phill1174

    phill1174 Well-Known Member

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    I thought the article on Flightaware about this was bad, that happened to include comments from an "aviation professional", and a 737 pilot from the US. Who knows how or why they got as low as they did but whatever happened it looks like they caught it and went around.
     
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  8. tcco94

    tcco94 Professional GTA V Pilot

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    Wi tu lo, bang ding ow
     
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    mastermags Well-Known Member *giggity*

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    Eh, thats really, really low. Good catch. $5 says they were lvl change instead of VNAV.
     
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    mastermags Well-Known Member *giggity*

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    IMG_3134.JPG

    Another angle.
     
  11. JordanD

    JordanD Sizeable Member

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    If that's the case, that's "the automation should have been shed a mile ago" low. But anybody could make a mistake, at least they went around before they smacked into the sea wall.
     
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  12. MikeD

    MikeD Administrator Staff Member

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    A little short field landing setup. Doesnt look terrible, a bit dragged in but not gross. Not like a vector headed to the water thats unrecoverable.
     
  13. Roger Roger

    Roger Roger Navajo Whisperer

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    trafficinsight Well-Known Member

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    Plane approaches airport in bad weather, approach becomes unstable, go around is initiated, second approach is successful.


    Yawn.
     
  15. Screaming_Emu

    Screaming_Emu You people

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    FIFY
     
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    Crop Duster UNSUB

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    I would have added gobs of power and dragged it on in for a nice short field and a some titillation for the tourists on the beach. You can't buy that kind of marketing. ;)
     
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  17. Roger Roger

    Roger Roger Navajo Whisperer

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    There's not enough videos out there showing rooster tails from airliners.
     
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  18. guywhoflies

    guywhoflies Y'NO WUT IM SAYIN

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    I would not want to hear the RA calling out "100...50..." a mile out. I gotta admit, it got my butt a little puckered watching the video.
     
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    NovemberEcho Well-Known Member

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    This explains it. (And sooo much more)

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    bimmerphile Open-Air Member

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    "I went to SXM, and all I got was ingested by a CFM"
     

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