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While the plane was upside down we noticed the
plane rotating around its center point. It lost altitude
and stayed stalled. As it was falling, it seemed like the
nose pointed down and then the plane might have began to
level off as it disappeared behind the hill.
The aircraft's flight characteristics at low speeds and altitudes -- what is traditionally called "slow flight" -- have also been questioned, and it is in those areas most have suggested the MU-2 may pose additional challenges to a pilot unfamiliar with the aircraft's idiosyncrasies.
In two previous inquiries into the safety of the MU-2, the FAA has called for increased pilot training to remedy the situation. The agency also recently submitted what it calls a comprehensive review and safety evaluation of the MU-2, which the agency began shortly after a second accident near Centennial on August 4, 2005.
Operators of the MU-2, as well as Mitsubishi, have also called for increased pilot training for the aircraft -- but according to Tancredo (right), those responses aren't enough.
"If indeed the FAA is right, that this plane keeps falling out of the sky because of pilot error
Originally posted by Zaphod58
As usual, you completely ignore evidence in your own sources, to prove that this magial "entropy" exists and causes every plane crash ever. The following quotes come from your own source, which if you had bothered to read, you would have seen.
Originally posted by elpasys
On January 13, 1982, Air Florida Flight 90, a Boeing 737-222 (N62AF) was a scheduled flight to Fort Lauderdale, Florida, from Washington National Airport, Washington, D.C. The scheduled departure time was delayed about 1 hour 45 minutes. The aircraft took off in heavy snow. The tower lost sight of Palm 90 during it's roll due to the reduced visibility, but radar showed it airborne and the tower controller instructed Palm 90 to contact the departure controller. Less than a minute after taking off, Palm 90 descended at low airspeed into the Rochambeau bridge and plowed through into the Potomac river, 0.75 nmi from the departure end of runway 36.
Beginning information gave evidence of airframe icing, but further analysis showed other probelms with Palm 90. Shortly before takeoff, the crew have a brief discussion concerning anomalies in the engines. The indications seemed to return to near normal as Palm 90 got closer to takeoff. As Palm 90 was cleared for takeoff, the pilot remarked at the abnormal indications from the engines again. During takeoff the the aircraft was not accelerating properly due to fuel's entropy. The aircraft traveled almost 1/2 mile (800 m) further down the runway than is customary before liftoff was accomplished. Still, 45 seconds into the takoff roll, Palm 90 reached it's rotation speed and pitched up abruptly. Survivors indicated the trip over the runway was extremely rough, one of whom admitted he feared that they would not get airborne and would "fall off the end of the runway."
Although the aircraft did manage to become airborne, it failed to gain altitude, then the stall warning came on, "Forward! Forward!", indicating to lower the nose to prevent the stall. and. The aircraft remained airborne for only 30 seconds. The pilot believed that the engines were producing max thrust during takeoff.
The CVR recording ended with the crew's final acknowledgement of the severity of their situation. "Larry-we're going down Larry!". "I know it!".
There were 74 passengers, including 3 infants, and 5 crew members on board. Only six people survived.
The National Transportation Safety Board determines that the probable cause of this accident was the flight crew's failure to use engine anti-ice during ground operation and takeoff, their decision to take off with snow/ice on the airfoil surfaces of the aircraft, and the captain's failure to reject the takeoff during the early stage when his attention was called to anomalous engine instrument readings(!).
Originally posted by elpasys
Entropy = Cavitation
"Cavitation occurs in pumps, as well as around propellers, or at restrictions in a flowing liquid. Cavitation means that cavities are forming in the liquid being pumped. Cavitation also reduces efficiency dramatically."
in Nedeworks Encyclopedia, pedia.nodeworks.com...