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Old 19th Apr 2017, 11:03
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212man
 
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Originally Posted by sunnywa View Post
212 Man

My reading of the transcript is that the PF (PIC) was giving directions to the PM to first select Hdg mode (assume they were in Nav mode tracking DTO BLKMO) then never got around to telling the PM to turn before the Rear Aircrewman started to call urgently. This was the period when a heading change of any type might have worked. The PF did not seem to actually select or turn the heading.
Exactly, hence my comment that it's a poor SOP and I don't just mean for instances where immediate action is required - it blurs the PF/PM roles and is not reflected in the FW world of automation.
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