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Forum: Tech Log
20th Sep 2015, 09:20
Replies: 26
Views: 9,774
Posted By MoodyBlue

At MRC you are speed-unstable, which is why it is...

At MRC you are speed-unstable, which is why it is preferable to fly LRC. Nice explanation here: MRC And LRC Tech Ops Forum | Airliners.net...
31st Jul 2015, 18:52
Replies: 92
Views: 61,979
Posted By MoodyBlue

You are absolutely correct RAT 5. Checked my...

You are absolutely correct RAT 5. Checked my logbook, actually only 1500 hours yet on the 777 and only 75 landings as PF on the aircraft. That really IS measly. And that is one reason I am actually...
31st Jul 2015, 16:15
Replies: 92
Views: 61,979
Posted By MoodyBlue

gerago (and billabongbill), I'm very much with...

gerago (and billabongbill), I'm very much with misd-agin here: PLEASE enlighten us all as to what impact the steerable aft bogie (definitely not operating inflight and during roll-out), the...
Forum: Tech Log
30th Aug 2012, 08:45
Replies: 31
Views: 8,330
Posted By MoodyBlue

No Airbus-experience here, but this is how it...

No Airbus-experience here, but this is how it works on the MD-11 and I'm guessing it should be much the same:

/FF+FQ means that the FMS bases its indication of FOB on two information sources: one...
Forum: Tech Log
28th Aug 2012, 18:48
Replies: 31
Views: 8,330
Posted By MoodyBlue

I'm not familiar with the Airbus FMS. I am...

I'm not familiar with the Airbus FMS. I am familiar with the MD-11 FMS, and it is somewhat similar. It too has the /FF+FQ format, which can be replaced by /FF or /FQ.

The FMS Guide says: "The...
Forum: Tech Log
28th Aug 2012, 17:18
Replies: 31
Views: 8,330
Posted By MoodyBlue

Try it during your next sim-session... ;)

Try it during your next sim-session... ;)
Forum: Tech Log
28th Aug 2012, 16:27
Replies: 31
Views: 8,330
Posted By MoodyBlue

What does the color blue mean on this FMS? Data...

What does the color blue mean on this FMS? Data entered by pilot? In that case, the FOB would indeed have been modified by the pilot here to a value below the actual FOB.

Next it's just a matter...
Forum: Tech Log
28th Aug 2012, 16:10
Replies: 31
Views: 8,330
Posted By MoodyBlue

Wouldn't that mean that the pilot can modify the...

Wouldn't that mean that the pilot can modify the FOB?

That still doesn't explain why the aircraft thinks it will land with more fuel than it thinks it has on board...
Forum: Tech Log
28th Aug 2012, 15:13
Replies: 31
Views: 8,330
Posted By MoodyBlue

I'm not familiar with this FMS and aircraft, but...

I'm not familiar with this FMS and aircraft, but in this picture FOB appears to be determined by fuelflow (/FF) only. Should it not normally be determined by both fuelflow and the measured fuel...
Forum: Tech Log
28th Aug 2012, 12:59
Replies: 31
Views: 8,330
Posted By MoodyBlue

Yes. Did you figure out why?

Yes.

Did you figure out why?
Forum: Tech Log
18th Apr 2012, 18:46
Replies: 9
Views: 8,114
Posted By MoodyBlue

At your friendly neighbourhood airline we have...

At your friendly neighbourhood airline we have such a conversion table in the "Quick Reference Pages", so easily looked up in flight. This table has 11 possible ILS classifications (from I/A/1 to...
Replies: 415
Views: 273,511
Posted By MoodyBlue

Yes, that would make for a bad day - but only...

Yes, that would make for a bad day - but only really so in the very remote case of a second hydraulic system failing (of course I'm not considering exploded tires or something of the like here, which...
Replies: 415
Views: 273,511
Posted By MoodyBlue

They did not have a complete hydraulic failure....

They did not have a complete hydraulic failure. They lost one of THREE "separate and independent" hydraulic systems. Not a very big deal and certainly not suicidal. In the very unlikely event that...
21st Sep 2011, 21:19
Replies: 22
Views: 13,120
Posted By MoodyBlue

The Quito airport is rumoured to have bought some...

The Quito airport is rumoured to have bought some spare localizer-antennas after the Iberia overrun, so they might have the ILS back up pretty quick.

Edit: According to the NOTAM, they expect to...
31st Jul 2011, 11:23
Replies: 62
Views: 32,123
Posted By MoodyBlue

MPH, Put this way: we completely agree -...

MPH,

Put this way: we completely agree - and I'll raise you a 1000hrs! :ok:
26th Jul 2011, 09:44
Replies: 62
Views: 32,123
Posted By MoodyBlue

MPH, Please consider the quote below before...

MPH,

Please consider the quote below before "firmly bringing the nose down on wheel spinup":

Yes, the nosewheel should be on the ground and chances are that you will need a nose-down input for...
Forum: Tech Log
10th Jul 2010, 18:46
Replies: 104
Views: 29,358
Posted By MoodyBlue

I knew I should have stuck with "most of us here"...

I knew I should have stuck with "most of us here" i.s.o. "most if not all of us here"... ;)

I only know the R4360 and R3350 from museums, they certainly are different beasts than the R-1830 (the...
Forum: Tech Log
9th Jul 2010, 14:10
Replies: 104
Views: 29,358
Posted By MoodyBlue

It shouldn't come as a big surprise that we are...

It shouldn't come as a big surprise that we are not the first to contemplate this matter.

This text, "Gauge Indications on a Failed Engine", Warbird Notes #6...
9th Jul 2010, 13:41
Replies: 89
Views: 32,764
Posted By MoodyBlue

Such a system exists and is operational at the...

Such a system exists and is operational at the airline I work for. It's even better: it compares the TOW that's inserted into the (ACARS-based) performance system with the last known TOW in the...
Forum: Tech Log
2nd Jul 2010, 11:12
Replies: 104
Views: 29,358
Posted By MoodyBlue

From the Pratt & Whitney "Manual of Engine...

From the Pratt & Whitney "Manual of Engine Operation" (1949, relates to all Pratt radial engines): "In practice this pressure is not measured at an intake port, but at the rim of the supercharger...
Forum: Tech Log
8th Feb 2010, 21:24
Replies: 7
Views: 8,255
Posted By MoodyBlue

It has always been my understanding (but have no...

It has always been my understanding (but have no way of really backing it up by rules or regulations), that the area under the nose (the obscured segment) is already accounted for.

The EU-OPS...
Forum: Tech Log
7th Feb 2010, 19:43
Replies: 7
Views: 8,255
Posted By MoodyBlue

Wouldn't seeing (exactly) 6 lights mean that you...

Wouldn't seeing (exactly) 6 lights mean that you have a visual segment of just 75 meters? I'd say you need to see 7 lights, which translates into 6 spaces of 15 meters = 90 meters...!
Forum: Tech Log
4th Jan 2010, 16:18
Replies: 3
Views: 7,901
Posted By MoodyBlue

KLM used to use just 20 and 28, but nowadays uses...

KLM used to use just 20 and 28, but nowadays uses every single value from 10 - 25, plus 28. The flap setting is optimized for every individual take-off by a computerized performance tool.
29th May 2009, 19:14
Replies: 65
Views: 23,677
Posted By MoodyBlue

Re-Heat, very well said, and well done to counter...

Re-Heat, very well said, and well done to counter some of the oversimplified views on the matter.

I was a 250-hour wonder myself 27 years ago (actually, 235 hours and 17 minutes), have flown with...
25th Mar 2009, 20:36
Replies: 519
Views: 301,408
Posted By MoodyBlue

BF Yep, that's a classic. Decrab before the...

BF

Yep, that's a classic. Decrab before the flare into a "one wing low", crosscontrolled position and flare from there. Takes a bit of practice but very satisfying if it works out well.

Re. the...
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