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16th Sep 2021, 18:55
Replies: 10
Views: 8,830
Posted By IcePack

Quite a while back. We lost 5 of the 6 screens...

Quite a while back. We lost 5 of the 6 screens whilst climbing out of Tenerife. Only for 15 seconds or so. I flew the same aircraft a few days later & had a look at the relevant tech log page. Defect...
Forum: Jet Blast
23rd Aug 2021, 10:22
Replies: 23
Views: 2,845
Posted By IcePack

I have family in Aus. What has happened to that...

I have family in Aus. What has happened to that wonderful country.
Forum: Jet Blast
8th Jul 2021, 14:20
Replies: 669
Views: 45,833
Posted By IcePack

As you say interesting thread. I flew...

As you say interesting thread. I flew commercially for 42 years including long haul. Never saw anything that I could not explain. However in that time I had discussions with 5 colleagues who had.
Forum: Jet Blast
12th Jun 2021, 18:36
Replies: 62
Views: 6,021
Posted By IcePack

Interviewed a young man back in the day, for a...

Interviewed a young man back in the day, for a First Officer vacancy. Question “what made you want to be a pilot” Answer “I always wanted a window seat”. Yep he got the job 😀
26th May 2021, 22:40
Replies: 76
Views: 22,102
Posted By IcePack

Quite right, hence my word may. One of my...

Quite right, hence my word may. One of my annoyances is that at the time our training aides did not represent the real aircraft. It will be interesting to see if this comes up in the court case. I...
26th May 2021, 14:51
Replies: 76
Views: 22,102
Posted By IcePack

As I have pointed out before. At the time...

As I have pointed out before. At the time simulators portrayed the A330 stall as conventional. i.e In alternate law pulling back stick stalled the simulator first buffet & then nose drop. Also...
Forum: Jet Blast
25th May 2021, 13:43
Replies: 19
Views: 938
Posted By IcePack

Didn't the USA spend 2.5 Billion sending that...

Didn't the USA spend 2.5 Billion sending that Rover to Mars. So far 32 Billion has been spent on T & T. Hope someone at some time looks into where that money went.
14th May 2021, 10:49
Replies: 76
Views: 22,102
Posted By IcePack

Court case I hope would bring out a couple of...

Court case I hope would bring out a couple of points. 1) I did stall training in the A330 simulator in alternate law. (Prior to the crash) the simulator buffeted & then dropped its nose as most...
Forum: Jet Blast
23rd Feb 2021, 15:56
Replies: 17,333
Views: 1,933,523
Posted By IcePack

Unfortunately their are many that do not...

Unfortunately their are many that do not understand that the vaccines not only protect themselves, but also others. Bit like drink driving. We do not allow it in society as it also ruins other...
28th Jan 2021, 11:34
Replies: 130
Views: 40,812
Posted By IcePack

Reading this thread, I still get the impression,...

Reading this thread, I still get the impression, that a lot of pilots really do not understand the definition of V1 and how it relates to an abandon take off. I am sure someone on here can quote...
Forum: Jet Blast
11th Dec 2020, 18:33
Replies: 17,333
Views: 1,933,523
Posted By IcePack

VP959. Interesting. My wife & her younger sister...

VP959. Interesting. My wife & her younger sister have never had a cold in their lives. The other 4 siblings have just like the rest of us. Interesting subject genetics. (Yes I have suggested she...
Forum: Jet Blast
10th Dec 2020, 18:26
Replies: 68
Views: 6,800
Posted By IcePack

accident report well worth a read.(I had left the...

accident report well worth a read.(I had left the Co by then for 737s) The airspeed was also rather high to say the least for a re light.
Sumburgh It was my job to check new crews into the field on...
Forum: Jet Blast
1st Nov 2020, 07:56
Replies: 17,333
Views: 1,933,523
Posted By IcePack

The inquiry (to come) will be interesting trying...

The inquiry (to come) will be interesting trying to explain why all the money was spent on the nightingales which can not be used due lack of nurses etc.
Forum: Jet Blast
25th Sep 2020, 16:49
Replies: 167
Views: 63,744
Posted By IcePack

Articles...

Articles https://hmri.org.au/news-article/what-are-long-term-symptoms-covid-19 are getting more prolific. Whilst I don’t like conspiracies, I wonder if governments have had this in mind all along....
Forum: Jet Blast
6th Sep 2020, 22:12
Replies: 17,333
Views: 1,933,523
Posted By IcePack

https://policyexchange.org.uk/pxevents/australia-a...

https://policyexchange.org.uk/pxevents/australia-and-the-coronavirus-crisis-a-keynote-speech-by-hon-tony-abbott-ac/

or is it.
Forum: Jet Blast
10th Aug 2020, 10:05
Replies: 48
Views: 3,693
Posted By IcePack

I guess this is why track & trace doesn’t really...

I guess this is why track & trace doesn’t really work. Many people do not answer unknown numbers due these scams.
Forum: Jet Blast
24th Jul 2020, 15:59
Replies: 17,333
Views: 1,933,523
Posted By IcePack

Been to two supermarkets today (24/07/20) both...

Been to two supermarkets today (24/07/20) both times had to comment on social distances to individuals behind me at check out.(< 1 Metre in fact touched me in one) Both commenting "but i am wearing a...
8th Jul 2020, 10:09
Replies: 102
Views: 37,939
Posted By IcePack

Surly the rt call is irrelevant but if you...

Surly the rt call is irrelevant but if you descend when > 5deg off track that is a no no.
13th May 2020, 08:06
Replies: 123
Views: 184,565
Posted By IcePack

The Monarch aircraft accident imho has few...

The Monarch aircraft accident imho has few un-answered questions in that their was a timing anomaly on the FDR read out. Of interest after the aircraft returned to service it “ de rotated” markedly...
28th Mar 2020, 15:45
Replies: 12
Views: 4,418
Posted By IcePack

A documentary was made about Jesus Christ...

A documentary was made about Jesus Christ Airlines https://m.imdb.com/title/tt0365382/ around 2000. May be of interest. I know Capt Eddie Roocroft passed 3 years ago. Am not sure if Captain Phil...
Forum: Jet Blast
24th Feb 2020, 09:55
Replies: 17,333
Views: 1,933,523
Posted By IcePack

Google : “great game india corona” interesting...

Google : “great game india corona”
interesting but make up your own minds if it is anywhere remotely the truth.
Personally methinks China is just trying to develop a vaccine so they can market it...
11th Jan 2020, 15:47
Replies: 25
Views: 18,549
Posted By IcePack

NbY The Monarch Aircraft touched down gently on...

NbY The Monarch Aircraft touched down gently on its main gear. It was the de-rotation that bent it. The AAIB report is available on line.
Forum: Jet Blast
3rd Jan 2020, 19:40
Replies: 554
Views: 105,636
Posted By IcePack

I read that the axis of the earths rotation is...

I read that the axis of the earths rotation is moving southeast by 2 cm per annum. I wonder how that has/will change climate.
18th Dec 2019, 10:58
Replies: 33
Views: 21,400
Posted By IcePack

Another point on de icing worth thinking of. What...

Another point on de icing worth thinking of. What part of the tailplane can you take some contamination? The point. Being that the tailplane is an inverted aerofoil ie produces down force. I could...
17th Dec 2019, 16:26
Replies: 33
Views: 21,400
Posted By IcePack

733, I felt doing that would have made the cabin...

733, I felt doing that would have made the cabin crew member in the future not bother to report as the smart a** captain would only say it was OK. Personally encouraging reporting seemed more...
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