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The plane crash

s3dave Oct 11, 2012

  1. s3dave

    s3dave TFSI Hybrid Supporter

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  2. warren_S5

    warren_S5 Moderator Staff Member Moderator VCDS Map User

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    nice one Dave, will be watching that
     
  3. sportstractor

    sportstractor Chugger

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    Saw this advertised. Definitely going to be tuning in!
     
  4. Nilz

    Nilz Defo worth the wait :) Team Ibis TFSI Owners Group quattro Audi A4 S-line owners group saloon Manual

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    Got it recorded, looking forward to seeing it, looks very interesting.
     
  5. Sandra

    Sandra MODERATOR Staff Member Administrator Moderator TeamMisano TFSI Owners Group Gold Supporter quattro Audi S3 s tronic

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    Its been very interesting so far. Thanks dave. :) x
     
  6. jojo

    jojo Looking for Boost! Staff Member Moderator Team Daytona quattro Audi S3 Audi A6 Audi Avant Owner Group

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    What did I miss?
     
  7. CHEZ

    CHEZ moderately amusing Supporter

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    dont sit on row 7 jo! :sadlike:
     
  8. StateOfPlay

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    Best place to be seated when a plane crashes is in your armchair.
     
  9. Brodster

    Brodster Well-Known Member Team Ibis VCDS Map User Audi Avant Owner Group Audi S4

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    Well I lived anyway.....always sit in the same place if I can. Not gonna say much as folk recording to. Good programme though.
     
  10. Sandra

    Sandra MODERATOR Staff Member Administrator Moderator TeamMisano TFSI Owners Group Gold Supporter quattro Audi S3 s tronic

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    It sure was Mark. Very interesting indeed. :) x
     
  11. superkarl

    superkarl MAN OF STEEL

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    not a very good test.
    most passenger planes have their engines on the wing next to the fuselage.

    but if i get put on one of those, i wouldnt mind a crash
     
  12. Brodster

    Brodster Well-Known Member Team Ibis VCDS Map User Audi Avant Owner Group Audi S4

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    They do but most passenger airliner engines that are on the wings are designed to shear off as they are connected to the wings with shear bolts to the main spars.
     
  13. superkarl

    superkarl MAN OF STEEL

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    true.
    but the point is they contact the ground, causing fuel leaks and engulfing the plane in flames. Most planes with those engines/wings that crash end up in flames (mrs like watching plane crash programmes, no idea why)
     
  14. s3dave

    s3dave TFSI Hybrid Supporter

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    Couldnt believe the engine was still going...:ohmy:....proves they can take some stick....
     
  15. CHEZ

    CHEZ moderately amusing Supporter

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    it will make me think twice on what seats to pre-book next time!
    ironically the last time we flew (4weeks ago) we were in row 7 there and return, and i chose these so i could look at the engine out the window! :scared2:
     
  16. jojo

    jojo Looking for Boost! Staff Member Moderator Team Daytona quattro Audi S3 Audi A6 Audi Avant Owner Group

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    Looks like I missed it, I was too busy in Leeds trying to avoid getting mugged*. :laugh:




















    *To our members in Leeds, I'm just kidding.
     
  17. fallmonk

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    Thought was a great program, personaly i always try to book seats over the wings (strongest point) but truth be told the survivor rate of plane crashes doesnt bear out much hope lol
    but strangely enough i like watching the " air craft investigation " programs as well maybe a sadist in me lol
     
  18. Crazyfool

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    I've recorded it. Away on business at the mo, then when I return the wife is going away! Good time to watch it...at least I wont get moans that its not Strictly and X Factor.
     
  19. dansansome

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    Thought it was a pretty interesting program, but couldn't believe that nobody thought of checking the top speed of the chase plane vs the minimum cruise speed of the 727.
     
  20. s3dave

    s3dave TFSI Hybrid Supporter

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    Yes i wondered why they didn't use a little Learjet... there must be thousands of them knocking about its the fave of celebrity's..
     

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