Thrust Reverser Selection is a Decision to Stop

It is a common rule for all aircraft: the SOP for landing requests that the flight crew perform a full stop landing after thrust reversers selection. However, in-service flight data analysis revealed that the equivalent of one go-around per month is performed after selection of thrust reversers. This Airbus article describes an event where the…… Continue Reading →

Airbus A320 Go-around and crash

On 22 May 2020 the Pakistan International Airlines aircraft Airbus A320 took off from Lahore (Pakistan) to perform a regular commercial passenger flight to Karachi (Pakistan). The aircraft performed an ILS approach for runway 25L and touched down without landing gears. Both engines scrubbed the runway at high speed. Flight crew initiated a go-around and…… Continue Reading →