What about the runaway Li batttery in a crown located ELT that caused tremendous damage to a 787 on ground layover? How's the crew supposed to handle that one???
Perhaps "flying" has gotten too complicated for the average person. Not the technical part of it, but the FAA portion.
Prediction - modernizing the KC-135 will ultimately cost more than the KC-46. Ask the AMC about their attempt to "modernize" the KC-10.
This is a fantastic article - loved reading it! I would use caution with this statement: Sometimes a maintenance manual will shed light on what a pilot manual glosses over. As a 34 year pilot (2...
What keeps an uncontained compressor failure from destroying both engines?