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Accidents and Incidents Involving the Boeing 377 - Pan Am Flight 6, Pan Am Flight 202, Northwest Orient Airlines Flight 2, Pan Am Flight 7 (Paperback) Loot Price: R261
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Accidents and Incidents Involving the Boeing 377 - Pan Am Flight 6, Pan Am Flight 202, Northwest Orient Airlines Flight 2, Pan...

Accidents and Incidents Involving the Boeing 377 - Pan Am Flight 6, Pan Am Flight 202, Northwest Orient Airlines Flight 2, Pan Am Flight 7 (Paperback)

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Chapters: Pan Am Flight 6, Pan Am Flight 202, Northwest Orient Airlines Flight 2, Pan Am Flight 7, Pan Am Flight 845/26. Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 24. Not illustrated. Free updates online. Purchase includes a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Excerpt: Pan Am Flight 6 - The service originated in Philadelphia, travelling eastwards around the globe via many stops, with a final scheduled destination at San Francisco. On the evening of October 15, 1956 the flight was operated over its final stages by a Boeing 377 Stratocruiser, named "Clipper Sovereign Of The Skies" (Pan Am fleet number 943) and registered N90943. The aircraft took off from Honolulu, Territory of Hawaii, at 8:26pm HST on the flight's concluding leg to San Francisco. After passing the point of equal time, the flight requested and received permission to climb to an altitude of 21,000 ft. When that altitude was reached, the number 1 engine entered an overspeeding regime, simultaneously with the reduction of power. The First Officer, who was flying the plane, immediately slowed the plane by further reducing power and by extending the flaps, and then an attempt was made to feather the number one propeller. But, the propeller would not feather and the engine continued to turn at excessive RPM. The captain then decided to cut off the oil supply to the engine. Eventually, the RPM declined and then the engine seized. However, the propeller continued to windmill in the air stream, causing excessive parasite drag, which significantly increased the fuel consumption. As a result, the plane was forced to fly much slower, below 150 knots, and lost altitude at the rate of 1,000 feet per minute. Climb power was then added to the remaining three engines, in an attempt to slow that rate of descent. However, the number four engine began to fail, and soon was able to produce only limited power, ev...More: http: //booksllc.net/?id=10225452

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Imprint: Books + Company
Country of origin: United States
Release date: September 2010
First published: September 2010
Editors: Books Llc
Creators: Books Llc
Dimensions: 152 x 229 x 2mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 26
ISBN-13: 978-1-158-61835-4
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-158-61835-2
Barcode: 9781158618354

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