Emergency scenarios

Very often, when things start to go wrong, one problem leads to another and all of a sudden, you are faced with a multitude of issues. That’s probably the most realistic part about Chuck’s emergency scenario. The rest … well, maybe some of you have run into similar scenarios during a checkride? Or maybe even in real life? In which case, I hope you snatched a picture of the metal eating mega spider!

Stef

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4 comments on “Emergency scenarios
  1. Fbs says:

    Well, this collides with the twin comanche that just crashed in Paris suburbs ….as far as we know it, both engines suddently quit. Unlikely but happened. An also very unlikely one : I had recently a partial failure of the pitot (and thus airspeed indication) short after take off, as a fly went crashing itself exactly at the end of the pitot tube, and stayed here even after 2 hours of flight. I’ve got stunning pictures of it when I finally landed
    Key takeaway, in aviation, even the most unlikely things eventually happens

  2. Frank E Merrill says:

    As Merlin said to Maverick “If you fly long enough, this stuff will happen”

  3. JL says:

    Reminds me of the scene at the start of “Miracle landing” (movie about the incident of Aloha 243) where they are in the sim and the instructor throws 3 emergencies: depressurization, engine failure and hydraulic loss and after they are done the checking pilot complays thats its impossible for the 3 to happen at the same time… when they are actually closelly related and expected to happen together: Engine has uncontained failure, debree causes decompression and loss of the engine means some hudraulic loss ..i know it was for “casual viewers” but come on…

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