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29th Aug 2022, 13:48
Replies: 1
Views: 3,577
Posted By hoistop

Just to let you know. Within EU, EASA regulations...

Just to let you know. Within EU, EASA regulations allow that anyone (yes, anyone) can get PART-66 B1 maintenance licence for large jet airplanes by:
-passing prescribed exams/modules (13 for B1.1 -...
19th Aug 2022, 13:58
Replies: 39
Views: 38,123
Posted By hoistop

It seems that the option 2 in my post #31 was the...

It seems that the option 2 in my post #31 was the correct one. So sad.

-after botched landing, that obviously caused damage to the airplane (maybe not only wheel, but considerable more) this...
19th Aug 2022, 13:50
Replies: 4
Views: 6,339
Posted By hoistop

What`s the story here? There are plenty of AD`s...

What`s the story here? There are plenty of AD`s of similar magnitude for each and every large aircraft. This one does not even require any additional inspection or mandatory modification (for now) ...
5th Aug 2022, 07:27
Replies: 39
Views: 38,123
Posted By hoistop

As this is rumour network; I will add to it: ...

As this is rumour network; I will add to it:
-it seems to me there are two options:
-after botched landing, copilot went to inspect the damage and accidentally fell out ( dont`know where from, as...
Forum: Rotorheads
28th Jul 2022, 09:09
Replies: 171
Views: 51,707
Posted By hoistop

Young life has been lost, parents/family/friends...

Young life has been lost, parents/family/friends are devastated, so please keep the level of discussion! These saddened people might read this forum, for God`s sake!
As former helicopter crewchief...
3rd Jun 2022, 10:24
Replies: 39
Views: 10,549
Posted By hoistop

Honestly, I don`t get it. Every airplane that I...

Honestly, I don`t get it. Every airplane that I had flown/inspected/released to flight had a Certificate of Registration on board, where it was clearly stated who is the owner of that particular...
1st Jun 2022, 08:02
Replies: 66
Views: 24,139
Posted By hoistop

Does anyone know what was the original fu....up...

Does anyone know what was the original fu....up in this story, that caused passengers to disembark and had to come back next day for another try? If my holiday is shortened for two days for some...
10th May 2022, 13:17
Replies: 49
Views: 13,936
Posted By hoistop

If I am an adversary to U.S. I would see a...

If I am an adversary to U.S. I would see a currently Boeing produced equipment/weapon on other side as good news. It is a top military technology that actually works to be feared of, not a...
10th May 2022, 09:29
Replies: 49
Views: 13,936
Posted By hoistop

The principle of Privatization of the profits and...

The principle of Privatization of the profits and socialization of the loses, unfortunatelly started to spill over to other countries too, Europe included. And if Boeing will concentrate on DoD...
25th Apr 2022, 10:22
Replies: 74
Views: 22,385
Posted By hoistop

Thumbs down There are requirements regarding aerodynamic...

There are requirements regarding aerodynamic smoothness in every AMM. (should be in ATA 51- Standard practices - structure) I am not familiar with 787 limits, but these wrinkles looks beyond...
19th Apr 2022, 09:25
Replies: 18
Views: 9,441
Posted By hoistop

I am not with A-320 operator anymore, so I don`t...

I am not with A-320 operator anymore, so I don`t have access to OSD of A-320, and I can`t check when mentioned MMEL change was actually published. But if it was implemented somewhere in February and...
15th Apr 2022, 13:29
Replies: 18
Views: 9,441
Posted By hoistop

That is what I would expect too, but, obviously,...

That is what I would expect too, but, obviously, one crew managed to do it - it is well described in Airbus Newsletter referred above. In short: as alowed by MEL, A/C was dispatched with NLG steering...
30th Mar 2022, 14:31
Replies: 18
Views: 9,441
Posted By hoistop

In one case crew managed to TAKE-OFF with NLG at...

In one case crew managed to TAKE-OFF with NLG at 90 degrees at the beginning of T/O roll. Didn`t know this is possible. Wow.
Forum: Tech Log
16th Mar 2022, 11:28
Replies: 20
Views: 2,571
Posted By hoistop

As licenced engineer on early A-320s (28 years...

As licenced engineer on early A-320s (28 years ago) I can attest to many problems of power transfer during engine starts, resulting in ECAM warnings/faults etc. It was so common that often it was not...
31st Jan 2022, 08:52
Replies: 26
Views: 17,518
Posted By hoistop

Not that unusual. Had to deal with door damage...

Not that unusual. Had to deal with door damage myself too on A-320 in my previous life. Jet bridge protection malfunctioned, some reckless operation of the bridge and..... door was bent quite badly.
11th Jan 2022, 13:59
Replies: 20
Views: 12,385
Posted By hoistop

I do respect human life, but here and there there...

I do respect human life, but here and there there are exemption to the rule. I would say that justice was served if this f...n idiot was hit while under his parachute and taken down by this very same...
10th Jan 2022, 13:41
Replies: 19
Views: 5,579
Posted By hoistop

I am a fan of procedures and checklists, but...

I am a fan of procedures and checklists, but common sense is still No. 1 - checklists and porcedures are there to help, not to become a slave of ones. SWR 111 prove him wrong.
4th Jan 2022, 10:05
Replies: 358
Views: 160,370
Posted By hoistop

I cannot agree more. I am also an aerobatics...

I cannot agree more. I am also an aerobatics instructor and as it happens, I got a number of heavy metal pilots in the cockpit. Those who grew up on a grass airport with glider experience etc. were...
14th Dec 2021, 13:55
Replies: 179
Views: 42,403
Posted By hoistop

So, if a Telecom needs to put 5G tower under...

So, if a Telecom needs to put 5G tower under approach path, they are free to do it, and FAA will merely tell everybody that from the date of installation, CAT I / II / III is effectively not...
3rd Dec 2021, 14:09
Replies: 6
Views: 2,345
Posted By hoistop

You sure you are talking about Aircraft...

You sure you are talking about Aircraft Maintenance Engineers?
17th Nov 2021, 13:47
Replies: 1
Views: 551
Posted By hoistop

A-220 type rating Part-66 - where?

Hi,

Anyone here who can give some directions of where can I get theoretical and practical training i.a.w. EASA Part-66 to get A-220 type rating in my license? I do not need OJT, as I have A-320...
Forum: Questions
17th Nov 2021, 13:45
Replies: 0
Views: 499
Posted By hoistop

A-220 type rating Part-66 - where?

Hi,

Anyone here who can give some directions of where can I get theoretical and practical training i.a.w. EASA Part-66 to get A-220 type rating in my license? I do not need OJT, as I have A-320...
3rd Nov 2021, 10:51
Replies: 25
Views: 17,313
Posted By hoistop

Very good info on AV Herald . Unfortunately, lots...

Very good info on AV Herald . Unfortunately, lots of important information we still do not know.
I was taught that loss of consciousness is a life threatening condition, so if not really just a...
7th Oct 2021, 07:29
Replies: 32
Views: 17,583
Posted By hoistop

Dave Gittins Exactly. We do not need a...

Dave Gittins

Exactly. We do not need a repeat of British Airtours disaster in Manchester - and this one looks strikingly similar (slow evacuation, hesitation). Luckily, no strong wind to fan the...
Forum: Rotorheads
22nd Sep 2021, 13:05
Replies: 68
Views: 11,933
Posted By hoistop

I wonder if there is a statistic of engine...

I wonder if there is a statistic of engine failures on twins.
And, engine failure in a twin does not take away 50% of available power-in modern twins it is considerably less, for 30 seconds might be...
8th Sep 2021, 14:44
Replies: 81
Views: 42,597
Posted By hoistop

Yes, this is the real culprit, but I think it is...

Yes, this is the real culprit, but I think it is not possible to sue for that in court.
But, this is where our entire society is pushing - we all expect our shares/bonds/investments to go up and up...
1st Sep 2021, 14:54
Replies: 11
Views: 8,226
Posted By hoistop

Does anyone know if CRAF operation is still...

Does anyone know if CRAF operation is still civilian / ICAO rules operation or is that deemed "state aircraft operation"? From legal (and particularly insurance) viewpoint there might be a big...
9th Aug 2021, 11:09
Replies: 5
Views: 7,306
Posted By hoistop

If every issued AD would get an article in the...

If every issued AD would get an article in the news, then entire new, thick newspapers could be put out. This is news made for the sake of it - and yes, as a result of a microscopic search for 737...
3rd Jun 2021, 09:26
Replies: 313
Views: 179,607
Posted By hoistop

Willowrun, could you please enlighten some of us...

Willowrun, could you please enlighten some of us regarding the meaning of: ....Recomended Corrective Action....... and ...NCAs should ensure.... (not: SHALL ensure) Is that an order to EU member...
2nd Jun 2021, 14:26
Replies: 73
Views: 39,454
Posted By hoistop

Sorry to interrupt, but AF 90 (Potomac) was not...

Sorry to interrupt, but AF 90 (Potomac) was not related to faulty deicing by airport workers. The issue was with the crew omitting engine anti-ice switch, that resulted in erroneous EPR reading (too...
2nd Jun 2021, 13:50
Replies: 848
Views: 876,206
Posted By hoistop

krismiler This (mal)practice is not...

krismiler

This (mal)practice is not constrained to "Third world" only. Am aware of EU operator with suspiciously "clean" Technical Logbook (zero tech snags) but with some little Post-it yellow...
31st May 2021, 13:05
Replies: 25
Views: 15,835
Posted By hoistop

I did 10 legs as a SLF in the last 6 months. Seen...

I did 10 legs as a SLF in the last 6 months. Seen anything from cca 25% (domestic flight within Italy) to full house MXP - FUE FUE - MXP (with EZ)
And zero service on 4 hours flight - (EZ) to...
Forum: Rotorheads
10th May 2021, 11:38
Replies: 134
Views: 13,597
Posted By hoistop

We have got significant damage on a 206 during...

We have got significant damage on a 206 during auto training on grass. When landed, the aft part of BOTH skids dipped in a sort of potholes, that were left behind by agricultural machinery-tractor,...
Forum: Rotorheads
28th Apr 2021, 13:31
Replies: 58
Views: 16,271
Posted By hoistop

I really wonder how this will do any good to...

I really wonder how this will do any good to taxpayer and to persons in need of SAR. Have watched this outfit for a while and also was involved for years in similar operations and am in serious doubt...
Forum: Rotorheads
22nd Apr 2021, 12:59
Replies: 11
Views: 1,734
Posted By hoistop

Vacuum sys. driven instruments on helicopters?

I am browsing thru some training material about helicopter systems - and I came across one that says there is no helicopter with vacuum system installed (used to drive gyro instruments)
I believe...
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