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17th Sep 2017, 05:34
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Posted By TonyDavis

Question? Is Ryanair in financial trouble? ...

Question? Is Ryanair in financial trouble?

Lots of poor excuses here. Has the expansion been too rapid and has the beast got out of control.
23rd Jun 2015, 11:29
Replies: 323
Views: 164,045
Posted By TonyDavis

Ray

Sorry to hear about Ray
11th Feb 2015, 13:33
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Views: 666,204
Posted By TonyDavis

Yes it is incompetent training. Training in...

Yes it is incompetent training.

Training in these areas, especially EFATO has been dumbed down over the years. The main blame can be laid at the door of the regulators by not ensuring technical...
16th Dec 2013, 00:59
Replies: 7
Views: 3,697
Posted By TonyDavis

Peter Wright

Sad to hear of Peter's passing.
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Views: 11,017
Posted By TonyDavis

Ok here is my two bobs worth. I started my...

Ok here is my two bobs worth.

I started my flying in 1972 with a PPL. Went to the USA to get a licence (cost 3000) and then onto bush flying in Africa. When I had enough hours (1500 then) got a...
4th Oct 2013, 19:16
Replies: 7
Views: 3,347
Posted By TonyDavis

Lionel Griffiths

Sorry to hear about Lionel.
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Posted By TonyDavis

You can log the hours as anything you want, but...

You can log the hours as anything you want, but you cant use them for licence issue or renewal as you do not have a type rating on that particular aircraft. If you do have a type rating then you can...
Replies: 14
Views: 2,109
Posted By TonyDavis

As a lot of you know I set up the MCC course at...

As a lot of you know I set up the MCC course at European.

Beardedclam. I believe you are mistaken as the B727 sim was never used for MCC and is not approved to do it. The only simulators used at...
28th Aug 2012, 10:01
Replies: 76
Views: 21,795
Posted By TonyDavis

Because everyone beleives their views are better,...

Because everyone beleives their views are better, or they have a bigger stick .

For instance the USA often refuses ICAO when it does not suit them :
a quote from a former FAA top executive during...
28th Aug 2012, 00:53
Replies: 76
Views: 21,795
Posted By TonyDavis

As far as I understand it ICAO SARPS are not...

As far as I understand it ICAO SARPS are not compulsary, any member can publish a difference and thats the end of.

To me the worst abusers of the system are 1. The UK. Its our language and we...
Replies: 5
Views: 7,538
Posted By TonyDavis

I have always understood that the 1st Sement...

I have always understood that the 1st Sement starts at Vlof and ends at gear up, 35 feet and V2.

I stand to be corrected.
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Views: 3,076
Posted By TonyDavis

I left school when I was 16 with no o levels or a...

I left school when I was 16 with no o levels or a levels. I started flying when I was 21 and ended up with 18,000 hours mostly on heavy jets and as a TRE/IRE, so it is definately do-able. The...
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Views: 1,862
Posted By TonyDavis

Go to Greece after the 17th June.

Go to Greece after the 17th June.
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Views: 3,337
Posted By TonyDavis

All the above is about right. I will add that...

All the above is about right. I will add that above Mne you will encounter mach buffet and then a high speed stall as the shockwave over the wing starts to destroy lift. The thicker part of the wing...
21st May 2012, 05:08
Replies: 111
Views: 54,701
Posted By TonyDavis

I find all of this talk about following or not...

I find all of this talk about following or not following SOP's really worrying.

EFATO is not SOP's, its how the aircraft is certified, by not following it you are entering no mans land. Sure the...
5th May 2012, 14:03
Replies: 111
Views: 54,701
Posted By TonyDavis

Very good post Sheppey. I would suggest...

Very good post Sheppey.

I would suggest that the Dutch investigator has missed a golden opportunity here. Instead of concetrating on how to slaughter the geese, once they had determined that...
3rd May 2012, 20:39
Replies: 111
Views: 54,701
Posted By TonyDavis

I stand by my comment regarding poor training and...

I stand by my comment regarding poor training and knowledge. As an MCC instructor I would say that only 5% of the students had any idea of EFATO procedures on jet transports note that this training...
3rd May 2012, 19:47
Replies: 111
Views: 54,701
Posted By TonyDavis

I understand that on some types you can afford a...

I understand that on some types you can afford a slight climb on the third segment. The selection of MCT at the end of the third segment is making the asumption that thrust above MCT was used at the...
3rd May 2012, 17:37
Replies: 16
Views: 1,157
Posted By TonyDavis

Purple Pilot What type do you fly?

Purple Pilot

What type do you fly?
3rd May 2012, 16:57
Replies: 16
Views: 1,157
Posted By TonyDavis

Wiggy I would be interested to know what...

Wiggy

I would be interested to know what Type you are flying?

Purple Pilot

In my 18,000 odd hours I would be arrogant in the extreme to say that I have encountered all problems, but I...
3rd May 2012, 16:44
Replies: 16
Views: 1,157
Posted By TonyDavis

Purple Pilot. I agree that there are times...

Purple Pilot.

I agree that there are times when you should diverge from SOP, but not many and certain not on an EFATO. By putting down the gear you have destroyed the certified performance of the...
3rd May 2012, 16:27
Replies: 111
Views: 54,701
Posted By TonyDavis

Wiggy Is that a 737 procedure only Tony? I...

Wiggy

Is that a 737 procedure only Tony? I only ask because it's certainly not the approved manner of handling engine failures on some other types, and in any event ignoring the SID could bring...
3rd May 2012, 14:00
Replies: 111
Views: 54,701
Posted By TonyDavis

I completely agree with before landing checlist....

I completely agree with before landing checlist. It appears that here is yet another badly trained crew, the same as AF, who have not been trained in basic procedures. From what I have seen of the...
3rd May 2012, 11:41
Replies: 111
Views: 54,701
Posted By TonyDavis

37.5 angle of bank

I was under the impression that basic simulator training concentrates a large period of time in dealing with engine failures before and after V1 and EFATO training inline with the aircraft...
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