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16th Aug 2021, 17:09
Replies: 16
Views: 11,442
Posted By Alpine Flyer

RAAS would prevent that. Unfortunately the...

RAAS would prevent that. Unfortunately the industry has become too cheap to install whatever new safety equipment is available.
16th Aug 2021, 17:07
Replies: 63
Views: 51,308
Posted By Alpine Flyer

LH Group ist stopping Kabul FIR overflights due...

LH Group ist stopping Kabul FIR overflights due to unclear situation.
Forum: Tech Log
13th Aug 2021, 19:53
Replies: 17
Views: 2,593
Posted By Alpine Flyer

Check Airman These also have digitizers that...

Check Airman

These also have digitizers that aren’t jittery as hell and some more technical wizardry that takes ages to read flight decks.
Forum: Tech Log
13th Jul 2021, 19:22
Replies: 13
Views: 2,365
Posted By Alpine Flyer

Depends on the aircraft / position of lights....

Depends on the aircraft / position of lights. Switch them off once you‘re in and see if the „shine“ outside diminishes. If so, leave them off.
Forum: Tech Log
22nd Jun 2021, 14:03
Replies: 22
Views: 2,080
Posted By Alpine Flyer

Thanks for all the answers. We seem to have some...

Thanks for all the answers. We seem to have some kind of MDM in place. While I understand the "side-by-side" update technique, it seems a bit "fiddly" and doesn't alleviate the need to call up all...
20th Jun 2021, 06:08
Replies: 172
Views: 94,692
Posted By Alpine Flyer

I remember similar designs on other A/C where the...

I remember similar designs on other A/C where the pins would fit multiple adjacent holes and we were taught never to put the pin in a hole with a collar. Clear markings, blockers and different...
Forum: Tech Log
20th Jun 2021, 05:38
Replies: 22
Views: 2,080
Posted By Alpine Flyer

Post iPad EFB update process, your experience

We are changing from a Windows-based to an iPad EFB solution. While this is generally a change for the better, as the iPad is easier to use without keyboard and has more intuitive touch controls, the...
Forum: Tech Log
19th Jun 2021, 06:08
Replies: 2
Views: 1,058
Posted By Alpine Flyer

It‘s actually the LOC DME 26 that has the GS. LOC...

It‘s actually the LOC DME 26 that has the GS. LOC 08 leads over/past the airport and requires a 180 degree turn for landing. The latter is the older procedure as the missed approach is easier to...
24th May 2021, 22:31
Replies: 292
Views: 153,408
Posted By Alpine Flyer

Alpine news report that all Belarus carriers will...

Alpine news report that all Belarus carriers will be banned from EU airports and all EU operators will be "asked to refrain from overflying Belarus". The latter is a shame as it should be an order,...
23rd May 2021, 22:52
Replies: 292
Views: 153,408
Posted By Alpine Flyer

If the same crew took the plane to ATH their FDP...

If the same crew took the plane to ATH their FDP would be quite formidable at 15+ hours.

It would be politicians' duty to take action and close Belarus airspace for EU planes. Sadly this is not...
Forum: Tech Log
24th Mar 2021, 20:00
Replies: 2
Views: 501
Posted By Alpine Flyer

Thanks. Same speeds as the original E-Jet despite...

Thanks. Same speeds as the original E-Jet despite different flaps. Maybe to improve commonality?
Vlo is lowered to 250, presumably due to the enlarged gear.

Would appreciate a close-up shot of...
Forum: Tech Log
23rd Mar 2021, 07:54
Replies: 16
Views: 2,111
Posted By Alpine Flyer

LH Group is starting to roll out circling FMS...

LH Group is starting to roll out circling FMS overlays now. Don't know how they work exactly on the airbus but I assume that you'd want to keep the circling in secondary, sequence together and...
Forum: Tech Log
23rd Mar 2021, 07:46
Replies: 16
Views: 2,896
Posted By Alpine Flyer

For those not urgent/dynamic you should at least...

For those not urgent/dynamic you should at least know they exist. Given EFIS displays with color codes for insufficient values, dynamic redlines, etc. it does not make sense to memorise everything...
Forum: Tech Log
23rd Mar 2021, 07:43
Replies: 2
Views: 501
Posted By Alpine Flyer

Embraer E2 flap speeds

Does anyone here happen to know the gear and flap limit speeds of the Embraer 190/195 E2 and what the switch panels outboard of the displays (below the limit speed placards) do. I failed to find...
Forum: Tech Log
15th Mar 2021, 07:41
Replies: 47
Views: 7,729
Posted By Alpine Flyer

IMHO the pilot ego still can (and should) be...

IMHO the pilot ego still can (and should) be satisfied by hand-flying under the right conditions. There is no need to prove it during minimal weather (although many airlines still allow hand-flown...
Forum: Tech Log
14th Mar 2021, 10:27
Replies: 47
Views: 7,729
Posted By Alpine Flyer

IMHO that only works out when you group most of...

IMHO that only works out when you group most of the warning equipment added since the 1970s under "automation". (E)GPWS and wind shear warning systems as well as Alpha protection certainly have their...
Forum: Tech Log
12th Mar 2021, 19:12
Replies: 47
Views: 7,729
Posted By Alpine Flyer

This interesting Mike Riley blog post...

This interesting Mike Riley blog post (https://www.flyingthings.org/flying-articles/bdam3vhmouk9ka89sgvqg9otljtgru) deals with the issue.
Forum: Jet Blast
10th Mar 2021, 20:39
Replies: 59
Views: 4,259
Posted By Alpine Flyer

If you elect a head of state you don't need to...

If you elect a head of state you don't need to feed and house his extended family because it would be undignified for them to perform real work rather than attending to charities. Our head of state...
Forum: Tech Log
10th Mar 2021, 20:17
Replies: 47
Views: 7,729
Posted By Alpine Flyer

The oldest commercial plane I have experience on...

The oldest commercial plane I have experience on was a 1970s design and the newest is a 2000s design. I don't think that automation has advanced to the point of being a hindrance. I recently had a...
10th Mar 2021, 19:44
Replies: 281
Views: 199,920
Posted By Alpine Flyer

Not really in a quota litis system. US attorneys...

Not really in a quota litis system. US attorneys only get paid a percentage of what their clients get, so if there's no payout they should not get paid. Drawback is that the defendant has to pay for...
21st Feb 2021, 16:27
Replies: 281
Views: 199,920
Posted By Alpine Flyer

silverstrata I'd say because their...

silverstrata

I'd say because their procedures require them to ask and while it's on a load sheet somewhere retrieving that load sheet for a flight originating in a different country may take some...
21st Feb 2021, 16:14
Replies: 281
Views: 199,920
Posted By Alpine Flyer

Stupid is a bit of an overstatement. As they said...

Stupid is a bit of an overstatement. As they said "turn" rather than "return" it is not entirely obvious to ATC where they need to go and having stated an engine failure and depending on the...
21st Feb 2021, 16:08
Replies: 281
Views: 199,920
Posted By Alpine Flyer

ACMS As a maintenance guy recently put it,...

ACMS

As a maintenance guy recently put it, to them the aircraft is more of a formation of valuable components (engines, APU, gear, other swappable spares) held together by the airframe.
Forum: Tech Log
2nd Jan 2021, 15:22
Replies: 10
Views: 2,223
Posted By Alpine Flyer

Would you be able to elaborate a bit on that? (My...

Would you be able to elaborate a bit on that? (My A310 experience is limited to a few jumpseat rides.)
Forum: Tech Log
2nd Jan 2021, 15:18
Replies: 5
Views: 2,722
Posted By Alpine Flyer

This certainly needs some international...

This certainly needs some international standardization. Our company uses a system where you get qualified for a rather complex AR approach and that qualification is then extended to simpler AR...
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