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Tennis -- former navy pilot captain Chuck Nash out check out Dallas system not -- -- confirmed it.
-- -- it explain what it is still OK first off the it's from planning system the glide slope indicator it's an electronic beam that goes up.
That gives pilots instruments it shows them where you are on the glide slope.
There's a notice to -- called -- -- the notice to airman is published.
The -- should have seen that before they took off.
And the glide slope.
Has been out of service since the twentieth of June and will be out of service until the twentieth of August.
And the airport.
When you know that you gonna take out a critical piece of equipment you always know -- that so that air crews coming in.
No what is and is not working.
-- can you overlook setters at a pretty obvious alert that goes up the pilot to check it every time he's landed and -- place.
It it could be overlooked but if you're on trans Atlantic flight.
And you're coming in where you could have instrument conditions that's going to be an issue because you need that -- conditions now today.
They were landing under visual flight rules so this was an -- on -- the airport pump climbing airplane on the land there.
We have what supposedly it allows today's -- -- and he flew ten are some Seoul South Korean -- got to land that plane and you're I'll -- system is out I mean obviously that's a hypothetically that's not the situation here but what do you do then fly down to San Diego.
Use a different runway and if the winds are out of tolerance than you would have to go to your alternate airport.
But he even landing under visual flight rules.
Having flown airplanes over the ocean a lot and heading -- -- an aircraft carrier.
I can tell you that when you're flying over the ocean over a large body water the San Francisco Bay as large -- what are you have no depth perception.
So you have the horizon you have the airport -- front of you.
But if you're used to flying.
The needles that are having instruments.
Glide slope information and now that's not there and you're over this big body of water.
And you've been flying -- ten and half hour flight whether you've been in crew rest or not and you get to that flight deck and now you're gonna make this landing.
You can also have some angles create differences I can tell you from firsthand experience if the -- behind you when you're landing on the ship.
It's completely different than in the fifth moves in front of the ship because one gives you the impression that you're very very high the other -- gives you the impression you're very very low.
And that's why you've got to trust your instruments and the visual landing systems.
There is a visual landing system ought to runway -- left.
At San Francisco.
It's a -- system.
And it gives you a with colored lights it gives you an indication of where you are on glide slope that has also been reported -- as intermittent.
So if you take away the electronic glide slope.
Maybe the -- -- was working maybe it wasn't.
The guy comes in by the time he picks up the -- -- -- a little too high trying to work that off set operated dissent or maybe he was too low.
That's where the NTSB is going to have to pull that.
The recorders and when they get the black boxes out of the airplanes.
They're gonna -- those things and reconstruct that digitally very quickly in it in a simulator environment.
And you're going to be able to sit there and ride through that go duque now I get it.
Now the report won't be out for six months to a year.
But they'll know very quickly what happened because that wreckage is is in remarkably good enough and -- And of course they should cost -- and we don't even know there's a mechanical promise of -- -- but that that's something sense certainly that this is seven to pay a whole lot attention now.
There was it a united aircraft on the ground and it had a front row seat.
Left he there was a a flight I believe it was united flight holding short.
For -- to it left take off as soon as the -- aircraft had landed in clear the runway.
Then that flight would have been cleared onto the runway cleared for take off and he would he use that -- So instead he was sitting there right they -- in the -- sure.
And going to let you know I want and there are there watch it's I mean sun is is the conversation but the two pilots are three I was in -- united flight as they're watching this ASEAN a flight coming in.
The will that likely be recorded as well is that Camellia so that would be helpful because it's you know there's it's eyewitness testing on our eyewitness observation as it's happened absolutely by professionals by professionals and.
All of the other eyewitness data that -- that is out there right now that I've heard thus far in in the press.
You can discount probably 99% of it other -- an airplane crashed.
Because eyewitness testimony.
It even from professionals is -- and reliable sketches why they're gonna want the data in those black boxes not what somebody says they thought.
They saw happen.
Except we get to -- allowed Alex -- they're coming into low they should be worried that that that is at least instructive permanent direction but I Jack thank you -- -- put him at.
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