11/9/2010 - A380 engine troubles...Ob...

11/9/2010 - A380 engine troubles...Obama in Indonesia...Sunburned whales

There are 1 comment on the WWUP-TV Cadillac story from Nov 10, 2010, titled 11/9/2010 - A380 engine troubles...Obama in Indonesia...Sunburned whales. In it, WWUP-TV Cadillac reports that:

Singapore Airlines says it's grounded three of the planes because of oil stains.

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retired egineer

Stafford, UK

#1 Nov 18, 2010
air displacement of a 380 airbus nose cone causes air flow within immediate port and starboard engines to be un-matched with fuel ratio; ie too much air pressure in ratio to fuel thus causing weak combustion mix; leading to temporary engine stall; note when air pressure reduces engine re-ignites and causes combustion explosion that the engine cannot withstand! this is especially the case when plane is flying in advancing cross headwind when aircraft ascending! remedy is to have auto-matic engine fuel mixture compensation control; ie air intake sensors on immediate port and starboard engines so that on board computer can enrich engine fuel and decrease fuel ratio when air intake drops to normal levels

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