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No I think you are thinking of the brand new Etihad A340-600 that was doing acceptance tests by the airline at the factory in Toulouse. Yet another case of an idiot in the cockpit who failed to ensure the aircraft park brake was set and run bay chocks fitted.
Like that new triple 7....777 in Asia jumped a short wall running em up
Its good practice to always pull the pitot breakers before playing with them. Lest you burn your fingers or you end up smelling burning plastic as the pitot covers get BBQ'd on.
A340-200: US$105M (1992)($187.5M today)A340-300: US$238.0M (2011) ($265.1M today)A340-500: US$261.8M (2011) ($291.6M today)A340-600: US$275.4M (2011) ($306.7M today)
originally posted by: Bigburgh
a reply to: Tempter
I'm going with frame 4/7 the Embraer on the right as the culprit.
I was told never touch them..
Something about the pitot being heated.