Tuesday, April 14, 2009

Bad idea

Found this video on Youtube.com. Filming in the cockpit is MAYBE okay in straight and level flight during cruise. Any other time it's dangerous. I would NEVER shoot a video while in the middle of an emergency decent.

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rDFWdq4Ql8A

With a descent rate of 7000 feet per minute they must have had the flight spoilers fully out. Interesting....if inappropriate video.

4 comments:

  1. What about if it was shot in a sim?

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  2. In the sim would be ok, but in the description on the youtube site he stated it was on a repositioning (ferry, no pax) flight.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rDFWdq4Ql8A&feature=channel_page

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  3. Could it have been taken by someone in the jumpseat? That would be less dangerous, right?

    It is surprising how many stories you still hear about people doing dangerous things on positioning flights though. I think all of them need to read the story of Pinnacle Airlines Flight 3701 again.

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  4. The position of the video means it would have to be someone sitting in the First Officers seat. This is clued in by the green FMS2 on the PFD.

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