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26th Jul 2021, 09:38
Replies: 42
Views: 13,975
Posted By Superpilot

I've worked it out. Obvious when you think about...

I've worked it out. Obvious when you think about it. Regardless of Brexit, an Irish company can still employ a British Citizen or those with UK employment rights (and vice versa) without any special...
18th Jul 2021, 15:55
Replies: 129
Views: 45,436
Posted By Superpilot

I've heard this before but being on edge all the...

I've heard this before but being on edge all the time has negative effects too and it sucks the fun out of the job, no?
18th Jul 2021, 03:53
Replies: 129
Views: 45,436
Posted By Superpilot

A good practice is to brief the actions, not just...

A good practice is to brief the actions, not just the chart. Especially in windy conditions. Ask your junior colleagues what they would do in the event of.... Same applies to a rapid decomp if you're...
Forum: Tech Log
17th Jul 2021, 16:23
Replies: 17
Views: 2,593
Posted By Superpilot

The root cause is lack of maintenance of the...

The root cause is lack of maintenance of the cockpit environment which leads to pilots doing their own thing. Out of the 5 places I've worked, only one had an engineer who was actually contracted to...
Forum: Tech Log
15th Jun 2021, 22:40
Replies: 48
Views: 5,401
Posted By Superpilot

Mistrust of automation is definitely more common...

Mistrust of automation is definitely more common amongst Boeing pilots. Historically speaking, quite understandable. Though Boeing have tried on the 787, seems type chiefs are just not interested in...
Forum: Tech Log
6th Jun 2021, 05:58
Replies: 11
Views: 1,427
Posted By Superpilot

For Airbus, there is currently no requirement to...

For Airbus, there is currently no requirement to use a STCd or TSOd headset. The subject matter was pulled from all documents and the last circular for "approved" headsets is almost 20 years old....
18th Apr 2021, 12:04
Replies: 227
Views: 92,909
Posted By Superpilot

When you practically own the oil supply and pay...

When you practically own the oil supply and pay your cabin crew a grand a month, yes you can offer 5* for the price of 2!
Forum: Tech Log
13th Apr 2021, 12:26
Replies: 25
Views: 3,846
Posted By Superpilot

Yeah I was struggling to think of a term. Not...

Yeah I was struggling to think of a term. Not "normal" isn't the way to describe it.
Forum: Tech Log
13th Apr 2021, 03:58
Replies: 25
Views: 3,846
Posted By Superpilot

Thanks. However, I think the reference might have...

Thanks. However, I think the reference might have changed. Could not find it in the latest publication. I found a nice explanation at AOPA although they don't mention flap setting taking your...
Forum: Tech Log
12th Apr 2021, 19:46
Replies: 25
Views: 3,846
Posted By Superpilot

Consider that an A321, or any modern Airbus for...

Consider that an A321, or any modern Airbus for that matter, could easily be 10 kts faster over the threshold given a strong headwind (GS Mini). Are we therefore to say that whenever the approach...
11th Feb 2021, 10:36
Replies: 37
Views: 13,796
Posted By Superpilot

It should. And it will be.

It should. And it will be.
9th Jan 2021, 16:08
Replies: 3
Views: 1,046
Posted By Superpilot

You are right, they are encoders. I found a...

You are right, they are encoders. I found a substitute: https://www.mouser.co.uk/ProductDeta...frBpeWJg%3D%3D...
1st Jan 2021, 10:05
Replies: 3
Views: 1,046
Posted By Superpilot

A320 FCU potentiometers behind SPD, HDG, ALT and VS knobs

Happy New Year's guys...

The A320 FCU uses some unique momentary (non-latching) pull/push type potentiometers for the SPD, HDG, ALT and VS controls. Have any of you brave souls ever took an FCU...
3rd Nov 2020, 11:35
Replies: 2
Views: 1,702
Posted By Superpilot

The same agency is not going to put in multiple...

The same agency is not going to put in multiple applications for you at different airlines. It'll be one at a time. If one airline doesn't like the experience, and you get rejected nice and early...
29th Oct 2020, 11:10
Replies: 10
Views: 4,585
Posted By Superpilot

1. Language/military controllers can't converse...

1. Language/military controllers can't converse in English that well
2. Yes, certain areas contain sensitive sites that cannot be viewed by non-security cleared foreign devils (though they will...
20th Oct 2020, 08:27
Replies: 2,033
Views: 1,418,288
Posted By Superpilot

Ordinarily PilotLZ, I would agree but...

Ordinarily PilotLZ, I would agree but Scandinavians are different. They realise that their benefits are funded by taxpayers (including themselves) and administered by the government for the benefit...
22nd Sep 2020, 16:21
Replies: 113
Views: 38,780
Posted By Superpilot

When you run the numbers, P2F is the most...

When you run the numbers, P2F is the most exaggerated thing pilots get annoyed about. It just doesn't happen on the scale people think. WizzAir have slave contracts but it's not quite P2F. SmartLynx...
10th Sep 2020, 13:33
Replies: 122
Views: 82,510
Posted By Superpilot

Joe Sutter, the Lead Engineer of the first ever...

Joe Sutter, the Lead Engineer of the first ever Jumbo was asked to cut 1000 engineers from Boeing so they could have enough funds to market and build the aircraft. He walked into the meeting room and...
10th Sep 2020, 09:34
Replies: 5
Views: 1,334
Posted By Superpilot

Good find!

Good find!
10th Sep 2020, 07:59
Replies: 5
Views: 1,334
Posted By Superpilot

Somewhere (probably the OM-C) you will find a...

Somewhere (probably the OM-C) you will find a "temporary" permit to do so. Usually the airport authority will write a letter/email allowing a specific operator/specific type to use the...
30th Aug 2020, 19:03
Replies: 113
Views: 38,780
Posted By Superpilot

Err, I think he was referring to guy_incognito ;)

Err, I think he was referring to guy_incognito ;)
30th Aug 2020, 07:04
Replies: 165
Views: 39,572
Posted By Superpilot

Not so fast....where is all that stated? The...

Not so fast....where is all that stated?

The current working assumptions for the UK CAA's Brexit stance are clearly stated here:

...
Forum: Jet Blast
29th Aug 2020, 16:09
Replies: 28
Views: 5,423
Posted By Superpilot

Good old Sam Chui. :D

Good old Sam Chui. :D
25th Aug 2020, 14:03
Replies: 5
Views: 1,290
Posted By Superpilot

A long time ago there were free to the public...

A long time ago there were free to the public (open source) data files published by the US Mil. These were called DAFIF and you could read into Excel/SQL to generate your own reports. If you're not...
17th Aug 2020, 15:32
Replies: 2,557
Views: 1,130,904
Posted By Superpilot

More power to Jet2 at STN (not a bad thing)

More power to Jet2 at STN (not a bad thing)
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