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Forum: Tech Log
28th Dec 2019, 03:42
Replies: 13
Views: 1,535
Posted By Fly3

There is a saying that goes "There are more ways...

There is a saying that goes "There are more ways than one to skin a cat". Having said that your solution may not be the examiners solution but if you land safely after the event and the passengers...
Forum: Tech Log
14th Nov 2019, 05:06
Replies: 10
Views: 1,295
Posted By Fly3

The rules at that time stated that each crew...

The rules at that time stated that each crew (double crew carried) must rest twice and one rest period must be at least four hours. For example on a 19 hour flight the command crew would return to...
Forum: Tech Log
13th Nov 2019, 08:58
Replies: 10
Views: 1,295
Posted By Fly3

When I operated ULR flights the ULR rules applied...

When I operated ULR flights the ULR rules applied to flight duty periods. These were fairly complicated and involved such things as having routes approved on city pairs basis, crews established in...
12th Nov 2019, 02:13
Replies: 22
Views: 7,261
Posted By Fly3

I served with John at Portland back in the 70's...

I served with John at Portland back in the 70's and have fond memories of great parties at his place on Portland Bill. IIRC his observer "Spud" Murphy was also killed in the incident. Both great guys...
3rd Nov 2019, 01:01
Replies: 94
Views: 57,530
Posted By Fly3

These scanners have been in use in Terminal4 at...

These scanners have been in use in Terminal4 at Changi Airport since it opened.
7th Aug 2019, 05:12
Replies: 8
Views: 4,234
Posted By Fly3

Slight thread drift.

In April I attended a regular reunion lunch at the Maytree in Helston and sat with Phil Howarth who navigated for Ken on the epic pond crossing. A fascinating story.
Forum: Tech Log
30th Mar 2019, 05:45
Replies: 12
Views: 3,346
Posted By Fly3

This is standard practice in places like LAX...

This is standard practice in places like LAX where the design of the cul-de-sac's is so narrow that, as stated above, being towed onto the stand prevents any possibility of causing damage with your...
31st Jan 2019, 04:16
Replies: 3
Views: 2,327
Posted By Fly3

Had lunch with him last year in the Manaccan Inn....

Had lunch with him last year in the Manaccan Inn. Still living in the same place and in fine fettle.
29th Jan 2019, 03:24
Replies: 23
Views: 4,686
Posted By Fly3

The RN Wasp operated without doors because in the...

The RN Wasp operated without doors because in the event of a ditching the flotation gear left the body of the aircraft below the surface and it made egress through the roof panel rather tricky I...
Forum: Tech Log
12th Nov 2018, 13:15
Replies: 4
Views: 2,226
Posted By Fly3

We were told that it was to keep the TAT as low...

We were told that it was to keep the TAT as low as possible to avoid over working the remaining PEC.
16th Oct 2018, 09:26
Replies: 6
Views: 2,950
Posted By Fly3

Sad news. Another good guy gone before his time.

Sad news. Another good guy gone before his time.
23rd Sep 2018, 01:23
Replies: 94
Views: 98,336
Posted By Fly3

Like thegypsy, I was there back in the nineties...

Like thegypsy, I was there back in the nineties and I certainly didn't get CPF. The Provident Fund was terminated when SAR"s occurred. It was frozen but did pay out when I left at age 60.
Forum: Tech Log
9th Aug 2018, 06:03
Replies: 27
Views: 4,903
Posted By Fly3

I used to rest my hand on the base plate of the...

I used to rest my hand on the base plate of the sidestick all the time.
28th Jul 2018, 05:53
Replies: 62
Views: 11,717
Posted By Fly3

Jenkins. Had lunch with "Sooty's" owner...

Jenkins.

Had lunch with "Sooty's" owner recently at the pub in Manaccan. Life was more fun in those days.
Forum: Tech Log
20th Jul 2018, 04:27
Replies: 30
Views: 8,372
Posted By Fly3

BuzzBox. Can you please identify the page...

BuzzBox.
Can you please identify the page number in the FCOM which says the speed automatically reduces with flap selection if done prior to the flap profile point? I'm having trouble finding it....
Forum: Tech Log
16th Jul 2018, 10:28
Replies: 30
Views: 8,372
Posted By Fly3

With ATHR engaged, and in VAV PTH with the speed...

With ATHR engaged, and in VAV PTH with the speed window closed the aircraft will reduce speed as it crosses the speed profile points regardless of the flap selection. Unlike the Airbus, flap...
13th Mar 2018, 06:30
Replies: 46
Views: 11,200
Posted By Fly3

Sorry to hear this news. Air Europe is still the...

Sorry to hear this news. Air Europe is still the best airline I ever worked for.
14th Jan 2018, 09:33
Replies: 25
Views: 9,827
Posted By Fly3

Served with him at Culdrose in Cornwall. An...

Served with him at Culdrose in Cornwall. An absolute gentleman and a deeply caring doctor who enriched our world with his presence. He will be sadly missed.
Forum: ATC Issues
8th Jan 2018, 03:47
Replies: 8
Views: 2,267
Posted By Fly3

From my experience of operating into LAX the...

From my experience of operating into LAX the problem was mainly when exiting 24R at AA. There is little time to check in with GND and they need to know the gate number immediately in order to decide...
29th Dec 2017, 08:26
Replies: 10
Views: 6,588
Posted By Fly3

I'm very sorry to hear that news Barking. I still...

I'm very sorry to hear that news Barking. I still hope you all have a great night together and remember the good times, just like we did for Air Europe. Best wishes to you all.
Forum: Tech Log
29th Dec 2017, 08:20
Replies: 7
Views: 2,667
Posted By Fly3

Not sure if they are the same but a B787 would...

Not sure if they are the same but a B787 would enter an ACT ECON CRZ DES to the MCP altitude if more than 50 NM from T/D.
23rd Dec 2017, 02:17
Replies: 10
Views: 6,588
Posted By Fly3

I'm so pleased to know that Palmair is still...

I'm so pleased to know that Palmair is still going. I fondly remember flying charters for them when I was with Air Europe and always enjoyed working with them out of Bournemouth. Happy anniversary...
21st Dec 2017, 03:39
Replies: 10
Views: 3,614
Posted By Fly3

I remember him well from Air Europe days, Sad...

I remember him well from Air Europe days, Sad news indeed Gordo.
8th Dec 2017, 01:32
Replies: 21
Views: 6,125
Posted By Fly3

When I flew the polar routes we used Thule,...

When I flew the polar routes we used Thule, Fairbanks, Spitzbergen and some unpronounceable airfield in northern Siberian coast. 240 minutes Extended Range Operations, space meteorology briefing by a...
18th Nov 2017, 05:33
Replies: 2
Views: 1,731
Posted By Fly3

I'm afraid you cannot see it in the 787. My guess...

I'm afraid you cannot see it in the 787. My guess would be that they expect non-precision approaches such as VOR ones to be flown using IAN, LNAV/VNAV (and why would you not?) so it's not necessary...
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