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13th Sep 2019, 10:53
Replies: 70
Views: 38,876
Posted By CHfour

@cappt

An understandable reaction but around 1 in 5 of the general population suffer from anxiety at some time in their life so must have developed coping strategies to prevent anxiety turning into panic....
9th Aug 2019, 17:40
Replies: 49
Views: 20,569
Posted By CHfour

@Timmy Tomkins

Really? I think you need to read some more then. Here are 3 to get you started. Dr. Tim Ball, Dr. Patrick Michaels, Prof. Ivar Giaever. You won't see them on the mainstream media though as they're...
Forum: Tech Log
9th Mar 2019, 17:42
Replies: 11
Views: 2,446
Posted By CHfour

Sorry to be pedantic but it's not that difficult...

Sorry to be pedantic but it's not that difficult is it? The 787 is a jet so it's "thrust" as power is for turboprops, simples!
9th Feb 2019, 23:22
Replies: 99
Views: 97,032
Posted By CHfour

You could well be right as I didn't know they had...

You could well be right as I didn't know they had flaperons.
9th Feb 2019, 14:26
Replies: 99
Views: 97,032
Posted By CHfour

True but there was a large down elevator input...

True but there was a large down elevator input just before the nose pitched down.
Forum: Tech Log
18th Dec 2018, 11:05
Replies: 55
Views: 11,747
Posted By CHfour

I never set the parking brake on the runway if on...

I never set the parking brake on the runway if on a line up and wait but it's not about blocking the runway. If one of your brake packs fails to release (unlikely, I know) it would not be detected...
11th Dec 2018, 19:48
Replies: 185
Views: 49,979
Posted By CHfour

"Not everyone's cup of tea" Really? If you try...

"Not everyone's cup of tea" Really? If you try that one over on my side of the pond you'll find yourself in the Chief Pilot's office and there won't be any "cup of tea" (or any biscuits for that...
13th Nov 2018, 19:57
Replies: 2,098
Views: 1,103,739
Posted By CHfour

So the AoA is around 3.5 degrees in the cruise?...

So the AoA is around 3.5 degrees in the cruise? (seems a bit low). BTW (and off topic) I've just googled for some Airbus PFD images and it would seem that the Bus cruises at 2.5 just like the 738.
13th Nov 2018, 16:34
Replies: 2,098
Views: 1,103,739
Posted By CHfour

@Vessbot If only life were so simple! I...

@Vessbot

If only life were so simple! I think you need to factor in the angle on incidence. The 738 cruises at around 2 1/2 nose up but the AoA is more like 5-6 degrees? Apparently the slightly...
Forum: Tech Log
19th Aug 2018, 18:09
Replies: 118
Views: 14,261
Posted By CHfour

Totally agree. In my 10 years on the 737, with...

Totally agree. In my 10 years on the 737, with it's highly responsive controls, I've never needed to make such enormous inputs so close to the ground (except when checking full and free). If he stays...
Forum: Tech Log
10th Aug 2018, 22:39
Replies: 5
Views: 1,284
Posted By CHfour

The 738s that I fly usually need a bit of left...

The 738s that I fly usually need a bit of left rudder trim on takeoff and some right trim as we climb into cooler air. According to Boeing it's caused by the contraction of the control cables as the...
23rd Jun 2018, 12:59
Replies: 155
Views: 28,639
Posted By CHfour

The staunchly pro soft Brexit (= remain) BBC...

The staunchly pro soft Brexit (= remain) BBC gleefully led on the "news" that BAe "might" leave the UK or the wings might be built elsewhere but that's not what their spokesperson actually said is...
6th Jun 2018, 12:21
Replies: 326
Views: 205,649
Posted By CHfour

Maybe they didn't have RNAV approval or possibly...

Maybe they didn't have RNAV approval or possibly the pre flight raim check wasn't satisfactory?
Forum: Tech Log
12th Apr 2018, 12:05
Replies: 90
Views: 15,710
Posted By CHfour

I had a friend who survived a serious car...

I had a friend who survived a serious car accident as a result of not having worn his seat belt (he was thrown clear). Does that mean it's safer to drive without wearing them? What is the point in...
8th Jan 2018, 01:22
Replies: 1
Views: 1,808
Posted By CHfour

Wink Not far from here me thinks.

Not far from here me thinks.
29th Nov 2017, 20:48
Replies: 14
Views: 6,178
Posted By CHfour

@matt283 Ryanair do not allow their...

@matt283

Ryanair do not allow their contractor pilots to fly for anyone else during their unpaid month off and all of their hours will have been used up anyway.
Forum: Questions
22nd Jul 2017, 19:20
Replies: 25
Views: 3,510
Posted By CHfour

@tres chaud, Are you sure about that?...

@tres chaud,



Are you sure about that? Sounds like they were operating without a functioning APU, which happens occasionally. If they were able to start their engines during pushback they must...
11th Jul 2017, 01:44
Replies: 1,221
Views: 578,829
Posted By CHfour

FAA investigating after incident at SFO where Air...

FAA investigating after incident at SFO where Air Canada flight nearly landed on taxiway | abc7news.com (http://abc7news.com/travel/air-canada-flight-nearly-lands-on-sfo-taxiway/2203462/)
Forum: Questions
14th Mar 2017, 21:30
Replies: 21
Views: 3,016
Posted By CHfour

The take off performance category isn't mentioned...

The take off performance category isn't mentioned but, assuming its cat C, it would be better to reject as there's no guarantee of SE capability until 200ft AGL. If the performance allows a much...
4th Mar 2017, 14:12
Replies: 1,109
Views: 455,966
Posted By CHfour

@ Courtney Mil Wouldn't the aoa be...

@ Courtney Mil



Wouldn't the aoa be reduced by unloading prior to rolling though?
Forum: Questions
25th Jan 2017, 15:56
Replies: 45
Views: 5,223
Posted By CHfour

@noflynomore There could be some method in...

@noflynomore

There could be some method in their madness though with this scenario. It's a good test of airmanship as, if you elect to go around, you obviously don't have any!
20th Dec 2016, 21:27
Replies: 1,099
Views: 1,137,753
Posted By CHfour

@HT Uncalled-for :(

@HT

Uncalled-for :(
Forum: Tech Log
2nd Dec 2016, 17:47
Replies: 13
Views: 4,940
Posted By CHfour

@skyjob Here it is: BOEING COMMERCIAL...

@skyjob

Here it is:
BOEING COMMERCIAL AIRPLANES
FLIGHT OPERATIONS TECHNICAL BULLETIN
NUMBER: 737-12-1
DATE: January 31, 2012
This bulletin provides information which may prove useful in...
15th Sep 2016, 12:18
Replies: 17
Views: 9,223
Posted By CHfour

@lomapaseo I was thinking of this...

@lomapaseo



I was thinking of this https://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19841206-0
9th Sep 2016, 10:30
Replies: 17
Views: 9,223
Posted By CHfour

Opposing elevator inputs after a split will also...

Opposing elevator inputs after a split will also put a twisting load on the stab which could cause it to detach. I seem to remember an E110 many years ago losing a stab with obvious catastrophic...
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