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12th Jun 2013, 00:59
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Posted By Chimbu chuckles

tail wheel Jay Cabrerra was flying the Bandit...

tail wheel Jay Cabrerra was flying the Bandit that crashed just north of Waterbung in 92.
8th Mar 2013, 10:52
Replies: 19
Views: 4,303
Posted By Chimbu chuckles

Trying so hard to save what, 100kgs? Seems a...

Trying so hard to save what, 100kgs? Seems a little silly to me when the average crew operating a wide body long haul jet would be lucky to know within 5000kg what the REAL weight is on takeoff...and...
5th Mar 2013, 21:18
Replies: 35
Views: 3,573
Posted By Chimbu chuckles

Well yes - a year or so back I saw a CNN video...

Well yes - a year or so back I saw a CNN video about the 787 where Boeing gave him a ball peen hammer and a piece of carbon fibre fuselage and said "have at it".

In hindsight they'd have been...
4th Mar 2013, 23:49
Replies: 35
Views: 3,573
Posted By Chimbu chuckles

Statistics have never proven a damn thing in the...

Statistics have never proven a damn thing in the real world.

Boeing = Mac

Airbus = MS

:E
4th Mar 2013, 21:39
Replies: 35
Views: 3,573
Posted By Chimbu chuckles

Plenty? I can think of a 757 in South...

Plenty?

I can think of a 757 in South America but that's about it...off the top of my head.

There are less than completely competent pilots flying Boeings too - thanks to 3rd world (mostly)...
4th Mar 2013, 20:38
Replies: 35
Views: 3,573
Posted By Chimbu chuckles

On AF447 one pilot had his side stick ALL THE WAY...

On AF447 one pilot had his side stick ALL THE WAY AFT holding the aircraft in a stall from FL370 until impact, or at least until it was too late to avoid impact, and the other pilot not 1 meter away...
4th Mar 2013, 08:06
Replies: 35
Views: 3,573
Posted By Chimbu chuckles

Not a minute Don - but about a dozen mates who...

Not a minute Don - but about a dozen mates who fly them and who have flown other jets before - and I take them at their word. :ok:
4th Mar 2013, 05:41
Replies: 35
Views: 3,573
Posted By Chimbu chuckles

Baswell from your link Aviate,...

Baswell from your link



Aviate, Navigate, Communicate has been drummed into pilots since they first bolted a radio into an airframe.

The above has been the mantra at Boeing for decades. To...
1st Mar 2013, 20:10
Replies: 124
Views: 18,439
Posted By Chimbu chuckles

True framer - peeling off the most perfect low...

True framer - peeling off the most perfect low drag/constant descent 3 degree NPA (or ILS for that matter) on a sim ride in Japan is the fastest way to fail said check. Dive and Drive is the only...
27th Feb 2013, 20:01
Replies: 124
Views: 18,439
Posted By Chimbu chuckles

Fathom an ILS will 'fly you into the ground with...

Fathom an ILS will 'fly you into the ground with the needles centred' too -it's called auto land;)

Honestly, between the FMC, FD, FMA and RADALT it's really not rocket science.

Clark y agree...
27th Feb 2013, 09:58
Replies: 124
Views: 18,439
Posted By Chimbu chuckles

VNAV gives accurate vertical guidance for NDB,...

VNAV gives accurate vertical guidance for NDB, VOR, GNSS, RNP AR. The tolerances vary.

Doesn't matter whether you're flying an NDB, VOR, GNSS, ILS or RNP AR in a modern jet...keep the needles...
27th Feb 2013, 09:25
Replies: 124
Views: 18,439
Posted By Chimbu chuckles

Old Akro you really don't know what you're...

Old Akro you really don't know what you're talking about in this instance.

A typical FMC in a current model wide, or narrow body, jet CAN get input from VOR or DME but they also get input from...
23rd Feb 2013, 20:10
Replies: 17
Views: 7,905
Posted By Chimbu chuckles

Criteria for Cns base is final sim checked/type...

Criteria for Cns base is final sim checked/type rating passed and a pulse.
22nd Feb 2013, 10:13
Replies: 124
Views: 18,439
Posted By Chimbu chuckles

Indeed haughtney the captain clearly...

Indeed haughtney the captain clearly didn't/doesn't understand 'on approach mode' in the 777 which will indeed climb to get back onto the path if you have been dive&driving in FLCH and then select...
5th Feb 2013, 10:00
Replies: 45
Views: 13,125
Posted By Chimbu chuckles

He's currently on holidays OS for a couple more...

He's currently on holidays OS for a couple more weeks but Wok Wonarski at YRED did UXD's Gypsy 10...with alloy head, slick mags and sodium filled valves. Those mods apparently address the bulk of...
13th Jan 2013, 10:45
Replies: 3
Views: 1,721
Posted By Chimbu chuckles

Sharpie na Helly dai pinis...Alchie I stap long...

Sharpie na Helly dai pinis...Alchie I stap long Queensland (Cairns?) na Facebook. Narapela mi no savi.
15th Dec 2012, 10:12
Replies: 215
Views: 10,883
Posted By Chimbu chuckles

Peter005 = Another moron for the ignore list:ugh:

Peter005 = Another moron for the ignore list:ugh:
15th Dec 2012, 01:49
Replies: 215
Views: 10,883
Posted By Chimbu chuckles

AR5 leaked - IPCC doing a LOT of...

AR5 leaked - IPCC doing a LOT of backpeddling...read it and weep alarmists...no man made signal evident in droughts, floods, cyclones and the world is indeed NOT warming these last 16 years.

Draft...
13th Dec 2012, 21:15
Replies: 13
Views: 2,383
Posted By Chimbu chuckles

Enough of the simmer frame crap thanks very much....

Enough of the simmer frame crap thanks very much. A grandfather I may be but scratch the surface and I am still one of Junior's young dudes.:p

Having said that I too, from time to time, sit and...
13th Dec 2012, 20:38
Replies: 13
Views: 2,383
Posted By Chimbu chuckles

Yup - finished the QF (on behalf of my new...

Yup - finished the QF (on behalf of my new employer) B737-800NG command course a month ago. Now happily ensconced in new job closer to home.

The QF Dom guys and girls put on a brilliant course -...
3rd Dec 2012, 12:40
Replies: 45
Views: 6,978
Posted By Chimbu chuckles

No Jack, it doesn't. It refers to pulling...

No Jack, it doesn't.

It refers to pulling the xyz NDB approach out of the arrivals page of the FMC and flying it in LNAV/VNAV with no reference to the underlying terrestrial aid whatsoever - as...
23rd Nov 2012, 06:57
Replies: 298
Views: 92,907
Posted By Chimbu chuckles

$60 million on a 2 year regulatory/environment...

$60 million on a 2 year regulatory/environment approval process?

How do these fckwits say that with a straight face?:mad:
22nd Oct 2012, 08:58
Replies: 8
Views: 1,248
Posted By Chimbu chuckles

Pipia bilong balus I puk pinis tasol :ok:

Pipia bilong balus I puk pinis tasol :ok:
4th Oct 2012, 00:45
Replies: 103
Views: 17,502
Posted By Chimbu chuckles

Hey Leadsled - Bill, I just spoke to the person...

Hey Leadsled - Bill, I just spoke to the person who organized the event (in charge of organising at least - many people contributed i am sure) and he reckons he's never spoken to you...and that you...
18th Sep 2012, 04:54
Replies: 37
Views: 9,810
Posted By Chimbu chuckles

No HF3000 I didn't mean that. I too asked...

No HF3000 I didn't mean that.

I too asked that question and the answer was along the lines of 'it doesn't appear $ are the main issue, there is just virtually no one left out there'.

Now I...
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