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11th May 2019, 12:58
Replies: 29
Views: 7,554
Posted By Tee Emm

The Tooradin refueller says witnesses saw the...

The Tooradin refueller says witnesses saw the Cirrus 'kangaroo' down the runway after a bad landing and eventually the pilot simply lost control. Nothing to do with wind which was minimal
Forum: Tech Log
24th Oct 2018, 13:08
Replies: 25
Views: 7,050
Posted By Tee Emm

A320 declares "Emergency" because of autobrake fult

An Air Canada Airbus A320-200, registration C-FFWN performing flight AC-416 from Toronto,ON to Montreal,QC (Canada) with 145 passengers and 5 crew, was on short final to Montreal's runway 24R when...
24th Oct 2018, 01:36
Replies: 64
Views: 27,622
Posted By Tee Emm

You were conned. DC3's don't need flight...

You were conned. DC3's don't need flight directors for goodness sake. Nor did HS 748's but that didn't stop a certain RAAF Wing Commander from being talked into buying the Collins FD 108 for a bunch...
Forum: Tech Log
24th Oct 2018, 00:43
Replies: 19
Views: 4,818
Posted By Tee Emm

Back in the 1980's I was flying a 737-200 radar...

Back in the 1980's I was flying a 737-200 radar vectored for Manila ILS 24. If I recall we were initially coming from Guam (PGUM) and over a VOR called Jomalig. The radar vector kept us at 4000 ft...
23rd Oct 2018, 13:34
Replies: 14
Views: 2,156
Posted By Tee Emm

B737-low N1 during take off roll could mean trouble. .

https://www.skybrary.aero/index.php/B738,_Belfast_International_UK,_2017?utm_source=SKYbrary&utm_campaign=ad274eb84b-604_Validation_Data_21_10_2018&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_e405169b04-ad274eb84b-27...
Forum: Tech Log
23rd Oct 2018, 01:55
Replies: 52
Views: 6,121
Posted By Tee Emm

All very complicated and unnecessary fiddling...

All very complicated and unnecessary fiddling about. If you land with autobrake MEL'd u/s, should you declare Mayday or simply PAN? Or just land and use normal manual braking like ordinary pilots...
21st Oct 2018, 23:21
Replies: 31
Views: 10,134
Posted By Tee Emm

That's easy. If before take off - PARK BRAKE ON..

That's easy. If before take off - PARK BRAKE ON..
Forum: Tech Log
21st Oct 2018, 23:15
Replies: 52
Views: 6,121
Posted By Tee Emm

Technically possible but what's the point? It's...

Technically possible but what's the point? It's a gimmick and lacks class
21st Oct 2018, 23:02
Replies: 99
Views: 20,764
Posted By Tee Emm

On a more cheerful note with a happy ending. My...

On a more cheerful note with a happy ending. My former airline operated a 727 Hong Kong to Taipei - Guam and onwards to various Central Pacific atolls. This was back in the early 1980's. On board one...
21st Oct 2018, 12:55
Replies: 34
Views: 3,621
Posted By Tee Emm

And with only 150 hours and a couple of hours...

And with only 150 hours and a couple of hours under the hood where it is easy to look outside, a pilot of that low experience could no way be expected to maintain control at night using only an...
Forum: Tech Log
21st Oct 2018, 02:08
Replies: 86
Views: 7,612
Posted By Tee Emm

A good example is competency in max crosswind...

A good example is competency in max crosswind landings during both type rating and re-currency simulator training sessions. Many low experience pilots fear crosswind landings; yet their boxes are...
Forum: Tech Log
21st Oct 2018, 01:20
Replies: 12
Views: 2,572
Posted By Tee Emm

Sound advice indeed. The majority of simulator...

Sound advice indeed. The majority of simulator exercises involving a depressurisation problem seem to be a rapid depressurisation scenario where everything is rushed as a matter of dire urgency. This...
Forum: Tech Log
21st Sep 2018, 13:03
Replies: 6
Views: 1,456
Posted By Tee Emm

Another thing. Some Garmin PFD do not have a Sky...

Another thing. Some Garmin PFD do not have a Sky Pointer. Instead they have a ground pointer or similar arrow. All transport jet airliners have a Sky Pointer PFD. Indeed this Sky pointer is very much...
20th Sep 2018, 11:07
Replies: 147
Views: 15,902
Posted By Tee Emm

Re the RAF Andover. I recall seeing an RAF...

Re the RAF Andover. I recall seeing an RAF Andover in for servicing at Woodford in 1966. Walking past the hangar I was assailed by a nose-wrinkling smell from the aircraft. Yet maintenance...
Forum: Questions
19th Sep 2018, 11:17
Replies: 5
Views: 1,275
Posted By Tee Emm

Agree. Nothing in the 737 FCTM about stop watches...

Agree. Nothing in the 737 FCTM about stop watches and timing. The original pattern depicted in the Boeing 737-200 FCTM had the speed at 170 knots joining downwind (Flap 5 maneuver speed for weight)....
19th Sep 2018, 10:57
Replies: 103
Views: 20,458
Posted By Tee Emm

I remember talking to an FOI when they had an...

I remember talking to an FOI when they had an office at Moorabbin many years ago. In those days recurrent training by FOI's was allowed. This FOI discovered that when he rang a flying school to...
Forum: Tech Log
19th Sep 2018, 02:45
Replies: 34
Views: 4,677
Posted By Tee Emm

To some this may sound like nit-picking but there...

To some this may sound like nit-picking but there may be an interesting hidden lesson here. When I read "the captain assisted the FO with manual braking" and later "the FO noticed the aircraft drift...
2nd Aug 2018, 14:16
Replies: 69
Views: 19,040
Posted By Tee Emm

Don't turn up smelling of beer and boasting that...

Don't turn up smelling of beer and boasting that you were on the turps the night before. Then repeat the same boast a few days later. These cool dudes are in every airline and need an instant put...
2nd Aug 2018, 13:26
Replies: 21
Views: 2,827
Posted By Tee Emm

Deliberate faking of stalls in RAA Training in aircraft that won't stall

A RAA pilot underwent a flight review (for want of a better word in the RAA world) in an LSA. The instructor told the student that LSA (Light Sports Aircraft) have benign stall characteristics and...
Forum: Tech Log
2nd Aug 2018, 07:22
Replies: 21
Views: 3,485
Posted By Tee Emm

But rudder pedal nose wheel steering is effective...

But rudder pedal nose wheel steering is effective if that happens.
According to the CFM 56 OperationManual for the engine there is a 3 second tolerance in CFM 56 series engines between ground idle...
Forum: Tech Log
31st Jul 2018, 06:55
Replies: 29
Views: 4,744
Posted By Tee Emm

Revisiting the HS Trident Deep Stall accident in 1966

Found this old report on the fatal accident to a HS Trident tri jet during an early test flight to investigate stall characteristics and recovery action. Readers may remember the Trident was one of...
Forum: Tech Log
30th Jul 2018, 14:18
Replies: 5
Views: 1,134
Posted By Tee Emm

Severe damage by hail strike to Radome. What systems may be affected?

The Boeing Airliner magazine once ran an article warning of erroneous flight instrument indications in a Boeing 707 that could be expected with a severely damaged radome.

On 30 July 2018, the...
30th Jul 2018, 03:36
Replies: 103
Views: 20,458
Posted By Tee Emm

Me, too. I was his instructor in the RAAF...

Me, too. I was his instructor in the RAAF after he graduated with 210 hours circa 1960. Excellent pilot and very knowledgeable. If numbers quoted are correct he claimed 40,000 hours in 43...
30th Jul 2018, 03:13
Replies: 1,224
Views: 686,952
Posted By Tee Emm

As a matter of interest, for a RAAF pilot...

As a matter of interest, for a RAAF pilot graduate with typically 210 hours, how many years from graduation and what approximate flying hours would he/she expect to have before getting a command on a...
29th Jul 2018, 12:05
Replies: 1,224
Views: 686,952
Posted By Tee Emm

https://www.pprune.org/images/statusicon/user_onli...

https://www.pprune.org/images/statusicon/user_online.gif https://www.pprune.org/images/buttons/report.gif (https://www.pprune.org/report.php?p=10209193) Beats the old days where for example the...
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