Netflix aviation alert: Charlie Victor Romeo

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  1. Jeff Gehring

    Jeff Gehring Silver Supporting Member

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    I ran across the film Charlie Victor Romeo on Netflix last night, and found it a pretty riveting experience. The premise is refreshing: no CGI eyepoppers, no bogus plot devices, just actors on a minimal set delivering the most intense script possible -- the actual cockpit voice recordings (CVR) from six aircraft incidents/accidents. If you are curious about what goes on on the flight deck when things begin to hit the fan, you'll find this worth your time.

    Warning: there is only a minimum of explanation of causality given after the scenario, usually just one terse line of text. And as I said, don't expect Denzel to come flying through inverted.
     
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    Cool ! Thanks for sharing, I'll see if I can check that.
    Cheers.

    "no CGI eyepoppers" I like it !
     
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    Will check it out, thanks.
     
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    Sounds cool.

    There are some recreations of GA aircraft incidents on the AOPA and ASF websites that will chill you to the bone. Careless, even purposeful flights into instrument conditions and worse.... most flights ending much the same as JFK Jr's did.
     
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    Thanks for the recommendation.
    Made my palms sweat. In one of the reenactments the cause was tape left on some sensors by technicians! Who knew a piece of freakin tape in the wrong spot could do so much damage.
     
  6. Jeff Gehring

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    The technician used regular silver duct tape over the static ports before cleaning the aircraft (instead of the recommended bright dayglo colored tape). Nearly impossible to see during the preflight inspection...
     

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