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alltheway

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KJFK - Alitalia gear problems
« on: February 10, 2011, 12:08:43 PM »
« Last Edit: February 24, 2011, 01:03:14 AM by alltheway »



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Re: KJFK - Alitalia gear probs
« Reply #1 on: February 15, 2011, 12:17:22 PM »
I have put together a video with all the recordings of this incident: New York Approach (ROBER and Final), New York Departure and JFK Tower.

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Re: KJFK - Alitalia gear probs
« Reply #2 on: February 15, 2011, 03:33:00 PM »
Nicely handled by all involved!
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Re: KJFK - Alitalia gear probs
« Reply #3 on: February 21, 2011, 10:26:32 PM »
Why would their policy forbid a low approach/fly-by?  Is that true at some other airlines too?

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Re: KJFK - Alitalia gear problems
« Reply #4 on: February 24, 2011, 01:04:44 AM »
 :-D I wonder how high they flew, maybe they did their "Jennifer Lo-pass" ?

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Re: KJFK - Alitalia gear problems
« Reply #5 on: February 24, 2011, 03:01:31 AM »
Quite a story. Excellent job, Ken, on the transcript. !

So did tower understand that AZ policy does not allow flyby and instead have 643 accept landing clearance with full stop, then tell them to go around? ie so it was tower's decision and not the flight crew's? If so -- well, I'm impressed.

It's also very fortunate that the Alitalia pilot doing coms speaks really good English.

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Re: KJFK - Alitalia gear problems
« Reply #6 on: February 25, 2011, 01:30:56 AM »
That is an epic save by Kennedy Tower. Kudos to them for paying close attention.
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Re: KJFK - Alitalia gear problems
« Reply #7 on: February 27, 2011, 10:58:00 AM »
Great job on the compilation!

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Re: KJFK - Alitalia gear problems
« Reply #8 on: February 27, 2011, 05:46:53 PM »
Why would he have retracted (or attempted to retract) his gear on the go-around?  I would think that would be the last thing you would want to do with questionable gear.