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FF SAFETY: AF 447 : Conclusion (PART 5)

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In trying to determine the cause, itís almost instinctive to focus on the pilot at the controls, since it was his inputs which led to the nose high pitch and stall.† Indeed, in all of the other cruise incidents where mis-matched speeds caused some combination of auto-pilot/auto thrust shutdown along with an alternate law operating […]

FF SAFETY: AF 447 : Investigation (PART 4)

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Today is the fourth in a five-part series exploring the loss of Air France Flight 447 and the lessons firefighters can learn about effective teamwork, communication and decision making in a high risk environment. Air Speed and Pitot Tubes The A-330ís computerized flight systems are critically reliant on reliable air speed data.† This information is […]

FF Safety: AF 447 : In the Cockpit (Part 3)

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Once airborne, AF-447, very close to its maximum take-off weight, flew north for some distance, inland of Recife before proceeding out over the Atlantic.† They climbed to their assigned flight level of 350 (35,000 ft.) The flight crew conversed with air traffic controllers at various points.† There were three flight crew on board because of […]

FF Safety: Air France 447 : Search (Part Two)

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Today is the second of a five-part series exploring the loss of Air France Flight 447 and the lessons firefighters can learn about effective teamwork, communication and decision making in a high risk environment. In the days immediately after the disappearance of AF-447, bodies and lighter pieces of the aircraft were located on the ocean […]

FF Safety: Air France 447: 263 Seconds (Part One)

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Today is the beginning of a five-part series exploring the loss of Air France Flight 447 and the lessons firefighters can learn about effective teamwork, communication and decision making in a high risk environment. On May 31st, 2009, at about 22:30, Air France flight 447 departed Rio De Janeiro, Brazil, on a scheduled flight to […]

FE Talk: Humpday Hangout

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William Bailey
IAFF-MDA: The Shakedown, Believe it or Not
I have no problem with MDA funding the firefighters efforts on their behalf. If I had to raise dues to buy all the posters, stickers and etc, I would think our members would not be as positive about the effort. Frankly, 1.4 million is a good investment given the nation wide success of the MDA…
2015-08-31 02:20:22
Eric Lamar
IAFF-MDA: The Shakedown, Believe it or Not
Hey Marvin, I don't know what Vinny reported in the magazine, but it wasn't 1.4 million. Have a nice day.
2015-08-31 01:57:54
Marvin Wilson
IAFF-MDA: The Shakedown, Believe it or Not
This was reported to the membership by Vinnie Bollon some years ago in the newsletter. NOW... If the purveyors of this information and intended take down of HAS with all the innuendos, I say now, if you have evidence of criminal doings, as a member you can "File Charges" This is called manning up!! if…
2015-08-31 01:38:54
John Crabbe
IAFF Corruption: Shaking Down Jerry’s Kids
Delusional? Take a look in the mirror Eric. You have come to conclusions without providing solid facts, all you've been providing is rhetoric and hearsay. You say the union is corrupt, you say delegates have no say, well gues what, there is a process which spells out directly how to address such issues, a process…
2015-08-29 15:29:59
Eric Lamar
IAFF Corruption: Shaking Down Jerry’s Kids
D- You are right, nobody cares. Where is our own local president on the issue? E
2015-08-29 13:37:02
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