Re: Comet failure


Tim <tlc2@...>
 

and square passenger window...aka built in stress risers

Tim C
Cold Lake AB

Kevin Fortin wrote:

Mr. Koutz,

FYI: The Comet failed but to metal fatigue caused by
pressurization/depressurazition, not vibration.

Guess you don't like me much, huh?

Kevin

-----Original Message-----
From: L Koutz [mailto:koutzl@...]
Sent: Monday, November 29, 2004 11:10 PM
To: Q-LIST@...
Subject: Re: [Q-LIST] BTW: Final followup to the rest of the


Isn't that just real nice stir up the group and then leave!

I don't know what your point was in the last several posts but it sure

wasn't informative,
educational or productive. Glad to see you will be leaving.

You know I hear those aluminum things are known to break up due to
vibration. Back when you
were just a thought, I hear those Comet aircraft lost their tails due
to
that ugly
vibration. You better take your parachute just in case. Some of those
new fangled air'chines
could do the same. Then with that parachute you can jump out the ass
end.


----- Original Message -----
From: "Kevin Fortin" <kfortin@...>
To: <q-list@...>
Sent: Tuesday, November 30, 2004 12:44 AM
Subject: [Q-LIST] BTW: Final followup to the rest of the



Guys,



Ooops,



I forgot that the implications of posting here was possible flaming
and
general bedlam. (Hopefully, I haven't awakened another sleeping
giant
like I did with controllability).



Anyway, tomorrow, I am spam-cannin' my backside down to Texas
(weather
permitting????) so I can't defend myself.



Enjoy yourselves,



Kevin



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