When a Vulcan eats silica

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When a Vulcan eats silica

Postby Gaz » Tue Oct 30, 2012 9:42 pm

Quite dramatic!

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Re: When a Vulcan eats silica

Postby Exceptionalsleeper » Tue Oct 30, 2012 10:40 pm

How to fry two perfectly serviceable donks! :((
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Re: When a Vulcan eats silica

Postby Sploosher » Tue Oct 30, 2012 10:59 pm

Wow :-o smoking..............
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Re: When a Vulcan eats silica

Postby Jigsaw » Tue Oct 30, 2012 11:04 pm

Hell of a shot.
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Re: When a Vulcan eats silica

Postby Sooty655 » Tue Oct 30, 2012 11:42 pm

The video taken from the other side of the airfield is even more dramatic, but I can't find the link at the moment. :( ~x(
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Re: When a Vulcan eats silica

Postby Dan4th » Wed Oct 31, 2012 12:52 am

Please try again, okay?

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Re: When a Vulcan eats silica

Postby Ramshornvortex » Wed Oct 31, 2012 7:17 am

Here it is:

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Re: When a Vulcan eats silica

Postby Xplumberlives » Wed Oct 31, 2012 7:21 am

WHOOPS!
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Re: When a Vulcan eats silica

Postby Jogger321 » Wed Oct 31, 2012 8:39 am

Thank god it didn't happen once they were committed to taking off! As a layman it seems to be an unforgivable mistake..the motoring equivalent of having your tyres changing at one of those fast fit centres and them letting you drive out without checking they have put back your wheel nuts!
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Re: When a Vulcan eats silica

Postby Ramshornvortex » Wed Oct 31, 2012 8:55 am

Thank god it didn't happen once they were committed to taking off!


A double engine failure on take-off is well within the safe operating limits of the Vulcan, and the aircrew practice regularly for this eventuality. Not that it wouldn't cause the ejection seats and AEO's seat to need to be cleaned afterwards!
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Re: When a Vulcan eats silica

Postby Dan4th » Wed Oct 31, 2012 12:50 pm

Thanks for the YooToob, RHV.........

One of those heartbreaking vids you
just HAVE to watch :((

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Re: When a Vulcan eats silica

Postby Sooty655 » Wed Oct 31, 2012 2:06 pm

That isn't the vid I have been looking for. There was one which showed the incident from much earlier in the run. I think it was posted on Ukar, but the only link I can find now says "Vid removed by user". :(
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