Date: 07 Dec 98 23:19:11 From: "john r." <email@example.com> Organization: silence References: 1
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In article <airliners.1998.1820@ohare.Chicago.COM>, Stephan Stephany LAC-CC <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes >Concerning an airliner, who is in charge of >the external inspection? The PIC/1st officer >or some people from ground staff? Its both, the ground crew would have had some form of pre departure check and one of the flight crew always does a walk round. Both these checks should have found the blanks. >Concerning the AeroPeru 757 crash (2/10/96): > >The crew had no clue of altitude or airspeed (also the "backup" system >was inoperative), but just out of curiosity: could some pressure >indicator (if there is any) of the pressurization system had given to >the crew an idea of the outside pressure and (in consequence) of the >real altitude? The crew were disoriented, what info do you believe? They always had the rad alt system for altitude below 2,500ft. -- john r.