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Qantas 787 Flight Flew With 4 Covered Static PortsA Qantas 787 was found to have four of its engine static ports taped up on a flight used to transport freight from from Melbourne to Los Angeles. (www.gatechecked.com) More...
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PFO flight. Pre-Flight Optional
“Kick the tyres and light the fires!”
used to have flight engineer position. That was his job.
What happened to the "Remove Before Flight" flags? Were they never installed or did they fly off en-route?
Incident & your comment reminds me of watching F-15’s, F-4’s, B-52’s in videos performing a ‘No Notice’ Alert w/Ground Crew jumping all over the place to grab & remove those tags.
It looks like they came off in route. The left inboard picture has some tape that looks ripped with blank spots where the flags may have been.