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|Local Time Of Day||1201 To 1800|
|Locale Reference||airport : zzz.airport|
|Altitude||agl single value : 1200|
|Controlling Facilities||tower : zzz.tower|
|Operator||common carrier : air carrier|
|Make Model Name||A300|
|Operating Under FAR Part||Part 121|
|Flight Phase||climbout : takeoff|
|Affiliation||company : air carrier|
|Function||flight crew : captain|
oversight : pic
|Function||flight crew : first officer|
|Anomaly||aircraft equipment problem : critical|
|Independent Detector||aircraft equipment other aircraft equipment : ecam warning|
other flight crewa
other flight crewb
|Resolutory Action||flight crew : landed in emergency condition|
Shortly after takeoff; pitch feel system #2 failed. Pitch feel system #1 had been previously placarded inoperative. At this point the aircraft has no operating pitch feel system. I declared an emergency and returned to ZZZ for an uneventful smooth landing.
Original NASA ASRS Text
Title: A300-600 SUFFERS LOSS OF ELEVATOR FEEL. DECLARES EMERGENCY AND RETURNS TO DEP ARPT.
Narrative: SHORTLY AFTER TKOF; PITCH FEEL SYS #2 FAILED. PITCH FEEL SYS #1 HAD BEEN PREVIOUSLY PLACARDED INOP. AT THIS POINT THE ACFT HAS NO OPERATING PITCH FEEL SYS. I DECLARED AN EMER AND RETURNED TO ZZZ FOR AN UNEVENTFUL SMOOTH LNDG.
Data retrieved from NASA's ASRS site as of January 2009 and automatically converted to unabbreviated mixed upper/lowercase text. This report is for informational purposes with no guarantee of accuracy. See NASA's ASRS site for official report.