Valve probably seen this before, but its always a good idea to remind ourselves to RTFM ll
This brand spanking new Airbus , the largest
passenger' airplane ever built, sits just outside its hangar'
in Toulouse . France without a single hour, of airtime.
Enter, the Arab flight crew of Abu Dhabi Aircraft Technologies
ADAD ) to conduct pr' redeliver' y tests on the ground, such as
engine tuneups prior to delivery to Etihad Airways in Abu Dhabi
The ADAD crew taxied the to the r' area.
incl’ First Class
Then they took all Four engines to takeoff power with a
virtually empty aircraft. Not having Read the r'
manuals, they had no clue just how light an empty
The takeoff warning horn was blaring away in the cockpit
because they had All 4 engines at full power.
The aircraft computers thought they were trying to take off,
but it had not been configured properly (flaps/ slats, etc..)
Then one of the ADAD crew decided to pull the circuit
breaker on the Ground Proximity Sensor' to silence the alarm.
This fools the aircraft into thinking it is in the air.
The computers automatically released all the Brakes
and set the aircraft rocketing forward.
The ADAD crew had no idea that this is a safety feature
so that pilots can' t land with the brakes on
Not one member, of the seventeen Arab crew was smart enough
to throttle back the engines from their, max power setting,
so the million brandinho Aircraft crashed into a blast
barrier, wrecking it.
The extent of injuries to the crew is unknown due to the
news blackout in the major' media in France and elsewhere.
Coverage of the story was deemed insulting to Muslim Arabs.
Finally, the photos are starting to leak out.
A French Airbus: million dollars
Untrained Arab Flight Crew: , 000 Yearly salary
unread Operating Manual:
AIRCRAFT MEETS RETAINING WALL -- WALL
That' s why an gave them camels"!