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Forum: Tech Log
21st Feb 2019, 20:17
Replies: 21
Views: 2,561
Posted By 172_driver

Sounds like those instructors who's going on and...

Sounds like those instructors who's going on and on about whether you should use Pan-Pan iso. Mayday might have a point going forward :ugh:
19th Feb 2019, 19:59
Replies: 7
Views: 2,807
Posted By 172_driver

Eh... no, the majority is not straight outta...

Eh... no, the majority is not straight outta school.
12th Feb 2019, 19:22
Replies: 56
Views: 34,707
Posted By 172_driver

I was questioning a "no third attempt, period,...

I was questioning a "no third attempt, period, SOP". If the book says so, I guess I have to comply. I am a bit surprised to see someone defend it though (actually...not really surprised). Once...
9th Feb 2019, 19:22
Replies: 56
Views: 34,707
Posted By 172_driver

Even if the fog had cleared and the sun was out? ...

Even if the fog had cleared and the sun was out?

Don't know about you, but I take some pleasure in this job by using my knowledge, experience, skills to get passengers and freight to its...
8th Feb 2019, 17:29
Replies: 56
Views: 34,707
Posted By 172_driver

Without putting any judgement on the crew in...

Without putting any judgement on the crew in question;

It's a one size fits all approach to the problem. With the kind of weather around there is a good chance you'll be in the same position 20...
4th Feb 2019, 15:59
Replies: 1,188
Views: 812,506
Posted By 172_driver

6-7 years ago Mr. Kjos was outraged as the...

6-7 years ago Mr. Kjos was outraged as the governments went in as guarantors for SAS new bank loans.

I presume he stands by his word and wouldn't accept any help from them :O
1st Feb 2019, 15:07
Replies: 20
Views: 11,933
Posted By 172_driver

Bring it on I say, they'd need a big HR...

Bring it on I say, they'd need a big HR department to deal with all AI induced staff issues from "unnecessary" flight deck banter. :E
Forum: Tech Log
1st Feb 2019, 13:31
Replies: 41
Views: 7,668
Posted By 172_driver

It was Boeing that came up with that idea!! If...

It was Boeing that came up with that idea!! If interested I could send you the details how we did our loadsheet with adjusted weights.
31st Jan 2019, 08:35
Replies: 44
Views: 14,464
Posted By 172_driver

They save 25 % of your basic salary and in winter...

They save 25 % of your basic salary and in winter they don't need you. In line with other part time offers I have seen.

You could make a (good) case that you should be restricted to 75 % of 900...
30th Jan 2019, 14:08
Replies: 21
Views: 6,399
Posted By 172_driver

If you ever intend starting a family you probably...

If you ever intend starting a family you probably wish you were in a legacy, without knowing the specifics what Swiss offers.
29th Jan 2019, 19:58
Replies: 49
Views: 35,267
Posted By 172_driver

I like the "Thank you for flying Ethiad Airways,...

I like the "Thank you for flying Ethiad Airways, how did we do?" at the end of the recording :D
Forum: Tech Log
29th Jan 2019, 07:54
Replies: 41
Views: 7,668
Posted By 172_driver

Thanks for your inputs. During the...

Thanks for your inputs.



During the summer charter season we do come close to MTOW in the -600. The variation in response between a heavy- and light -600 is somewhat what you predicted. The...
Forum: Tech Log
27th Jan 2019, 11:51
Replies: 41
Views: 7,668
Posted By 172_driver

FCeng84, Judging from your location one...

FCeng84,

Judging from your location one could think you're involved in Boeing aircraft design? One day I might find myself in a 45 tonnes 737-600 and the next in a 75 tonnes 737-800. There sure is...
22nd Jan 2019, 09:42
Replies: 30
Views: 17,767
Posted By 172_driver

Probably you, and a small minority. There is...

Probably you, and a small minority.

There is bigger fish to fry.
21st Jan 2019, 16:09
Replies: 17
Views: 4,861
Posted By 172_driver

I Thing is, a work day in aviation is often...

I

Thing is, a work day in aviation is often a 12 hrs + endeavour these days. Your family cannot rely on you being available or fit for any family duties at all outside of work. I presume you don't...
Forum: Tech Log
20th Jan 2019, 10:44
Replies: 52
Views: 12,872
Posted By 172_driver

Thank you for an interesting technical...

Thank you for an interesting technical description!

From a pilot's perspective.





You came to the conclusion yourself. While you shouldn't control the aircraft with pitch trim, elevator...
15th Jan 2019, 20:22
Replies: 29
Views: 13,350
Posted By 172_driver

That was just one passenger not knowing where...

That was just one passenger not knowing where he's going. Worse situation is when your Operations Center hasn't got a clue :D

https://standbynordic.com/plane-flies-to-wrong-airport-in-sweden/
9th Jan 2019, 13:36
Replies: 66
Views: 18,380
Posted By 172_driver

Agree on all accounts. I was simply venting...

Agree on all accounts.

I was simply venting my own thoughts on Ryanair for all their apologists to listen to - which I did not myself believe would be very popular. It's become some God's given...
9th Jan 2019, 11:54
Replies: 66
Views: 18,380
Posted By 172_driver

Also Ryan Cheapskate believes he can get away...

Also Ryan Cheapskate believes he can get away with subpar treatment of passengers and staff because they paid so little.

The UK CAA's letter after the " rostering mishap" that had them cancel 18...
9th Jan 2019, 10:03
Replies: 66
Views: 18,380
Posted By 172_driver

I wasn't particularly implying pilots are poorly...

I wasn't particularly implying pilots are poorly paid. Though cabin crew may very well end up being paid below a liveable wage, at least for any length of time. I have been contracting my services to...
9th Jan 2019, 08:10
Replies: 66
Views: 18,380
Posted By 172_driver

I am sorry I cannot resist anymore, and don't...

I am sorry I cannot resist anymore, and don't take this personally. But boy.. what a manifistation of the cheap kind of spiecies we are. When you buy your 4 T-shirt from H&M do you pay any thought...
30th Dec 2018, 02:10
Replies: 6
Views: 3,209
Posted By 172_driver

It's the one, still there.

It's the one, still there.
15th Dec 2018, 21:57
Replies: 182
Views: 38,630
Posted By 172_driver

If the 50-call occurs at the exact moment the...

If the 50-call occurs at the exact moment the antenna is 50 ft off the ground, the lowest point of the landing gear would be at 25 feet. Yet touch down occurs as the radio altimeter reads 0....
15th Dec 2018, 00:23
Replies: 182
Views: 38,630
Posted By 172_driver

I meant bottom of my boots - i.e. my gear. When...

I meant bottom of my boots - i.e. my gear. When the "fifty" is called doesn't that mean my gear is 50 ft off the ground? Me sitting 15 ft higher is then 65ish ft up in the air.

I am not saying I...
14th Dec 2018, 22:57
Replies: 182
Views: 38,630
Posted By 172_driver

The 737 radio altimeter reads 0 at touch down -...

The 737 radio altimeter reads 0 at touch down - i.e. distance between my sole and ground. I would have thought the same applied over the approach lights with slight variance for different deck...
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