This is an interesting, detailed account of a crash. They knew something was wrong so they aborted the parachute jump. The tranny seized, killing 11 combat-ready troops. Also: a look at technology for predicting natural disasters. They had 42 sport parachuters on bord along with the four crew.
Coffee became American's favorite breakfast companion, and how Polaroid engineered a film that magically developed in mere seconds. Failure of the Input Pinion Capsule was caused by Walnut Grit blocking the oil journals inside the transmission. And I had a wildly fluctuating transmission oil pressure on the aft tyranny on a Chinook. This high a pressure was deemed dangerous to workers and it was ordered that the pressure be lowered. They were making an emergency desent when it came part.
Normally when they have two accidents that they do not know the cause, they ground the fleet, but this time they did not and 46 people died. They recovered the aircarft and a few days later they got the results from the oil sample. The Forward and Aft Rotor Blades meshed causing the Aft Pylon, Aft Transmission and the Aft Rotor System to separate from the helicopter with catastrophic results. But that was about a year after the one above. The Army had had two similar accidents on the ground but they were searching their heads and let the Chinook fleet fly. Included: carrying dynamite from a factory to a construction site; shipping liquid natural gas; transporting illegal drugs to an incineration site. Was it possible that the nation was on the brink of war due to a faulty circuit board? Included: the 1984 Union Carbide plant tragedy in Bhopal, India; the collapse of the parking garage at the Tropicana Casino and Resort in Atlantic City, N.
The failure of the Input Pinion Capsule was caused by walnut grit blocking the lubricating oil journals inside the transmission. Fasten your seatbelts, calibrate your digital watches, and get ready for a fascinating ride through 70's Tech. For many years prior to this accident, walnut grit was successfully used as an effective cleaning agent for the transmissions during the overhaul process. Whether or not the preceding paragraph was entirely true is not clear. Oh, I flew Hueys in Vietnam too. Modern Marvels: 70's Tech From supersonic passenger jets to electronic talking toys, the 1970s was a time of great technological advancement. Eventually, when the transmission was placed into service, the walnut grit would flow through the oil passages and accumulate in a point blocking a journal.
Take an exclusive tour of the revolutionary Concorde and learn how Britain and France came out on top in the race for supersonic air supremacy. Investigators later determined that parts on the front rotor failed, causing a desynchronization of the two rotors, according to a report published on the Internet. The entire crew and all passengers received fatal injuries. The temp gauge needed oil flow passing over the sensor to tell him it was overheating. The rear rotor and its support structure were torn from the helicopter, causing it to fall, the report said. But when the error results in the loss of life, it's a disaster. This was about a year after the crash of the one above.
Season 11, Episode 64 November 24, 2004 Season 11, Episode 64 November 24, 2004 Movie theaters and the equipment used in them are explored in an hour that traces the evolution of theater construction, sound and projection; and considers the future of digital technology. Included: nuclear power; hydrocarbon-based-energy technology; and nanotechnology. They went on to report that most of the operational fleet contained walnut grit in many of the transmissions. Anyway we landed and had the maintenance team come in. It is softer than the base metal, but harder than the contaminants that accrue inside the transmission. I am writing a memoir to honor veterans of the vietnam war.
Season 11, Episode 69 December 21, 2004 Season 11, Episode 69 December 21, 2004 The transportation of dangerous cargo is examined. Shortly prior to this accident a procedural change in the process was made. Walnut Grit Clogged in the Lubricating Oil Journals. What was known was that walnut grit did indeed block the oil journals and cause the failure of the Input Pinon Capsule. What caused the Buffalo Creek Dam disaster in West Virginia? Flight Engineers serving in the Army from that time period reported that this accident resulted in a fleet wide grounding and inspection of all transmissions.
A bearing would fail from the lack of lubrication. As a result, the walnut grit was no longer completely removed during the cleaning procedure. Season 11, Episode 53 October 20, 2004 Season 11, Episode 53 October 20, 2004 The history of presidential transportation recalls the planes, trains, cars and boats that have carried chief executives, including Air Force One planes and even presidential yachts. Season 11, Episode 75 December 28, 2004 Season 11, Episode 75 December 28, 2004 The Conclusion of a two-part examination of current and proposed technology that could potentially lead to the destruction of civilization and the Earth. The failure of the Forward Transmission Input Pinion Capsule caused the Number 1 Synchronized Drive Shaft to rotate eccentric and contact the Forward Pylon structure, causing the shaft to fail, followed by the subsequent de-synchronization of the Forward and Aft Rotor Systems. I wonder if these pilots similarly ignored a warning? Learn about one of the most mysterious maritime disasters of the decade--the sinking of the Edmund Fitzgerald. In this exciting program, Modern Marvels takes a compelling look at the buzzing, beeping, and booming breakthroughs that characterized this decade of fast-paced innovation.