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#721 Matt R.

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Posted 12 June 2024 - 12:02 PM

Whenever I’m in the jump seat all you see is sky when you get up to speed. Some side front visibility.

A forward facing camera wouldn’t be rocket appliances to install methinks.

70,000 takeoffs and landings here annually? Where did I read that.

Edited by Matt R., 12 June 2024 - 12:02 PM.


#722 Nparker

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Posted 12 June 2024 - 12:03 PM

...A forward facing camera wouldn’t be rocket appliances to install methinks....

When predictive text goes wrong.  ;)



#723 Victoria Watcher

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Posted 12 June 2024 - 12:05 PM

I think generally any system that actually shows you in real time where you are going - with limited steering - at 90mph is good.

Edited by Victoria Watcher, 12 June 2024 - 12:10 PM.

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#724 Matt R.

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Posted 12 June 2024 - 12:09 PM

Like driving at night with all these yahoos with their high beams on, or even worse, the “automatic” high beams, lol. For a few seconds you’re ripping along, just assuming there is nothing in front of you because you can’t see. :banana:
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#725 m3m

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Posted 12 June 2024 - 12:23 PM

I can understand not seeing the plane. But I can’t understand not hearing it

#726 vortoozo

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Posted 12 June 2024 - 05:00 PM

When predictive text goes wrong.  ;)

 

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#727 Sparky

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Posted 12 June 2024 - 05:13 PM

I can understand not seeing the plane. But I can’t understand not hearing it


The noise created by the engine(s) of an aircraft are for the most part behind it. The captain of the watercraft is surrounded with his own engine noise plus wind and water noise.
My guess is that the captain didn’t hear that aircraft at all until it took the roof of his boat off.
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#728 aastra

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Posted 12 June 2024 - 06:09 PM

Even if it wasn't plain to see before the crash, it was definitely plane to sea afterward.


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#729 Nparker

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Posted 12 June 2024 - 06:24 PM

 

 

Even if it wasn't plain to see before the crash, it was definitely plane to sea afterward

You've been dying to say this for days, haven't you?  ;)


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#730 lanforod

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Posted 12 June 2024 - 06:40 PM

A sink or swim comment for sure

#731 Matt R.

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Posted 12 June 2024 - 10:57 PM

That one’s worth two donuts.

 



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