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20th Dec 2020, 22:08
Replies: 4
Views: 1,395
Posted By Tinstaafl

How was it modified? And why the 'spin...

How was it modified? And why the 'spin resistant' certification, instead of the more usual spin recovery requirement?
16th Nov 2020, 19:38
Replies: 73
Views: 8,741
Posted By Tinstaafl

For some reason the US is really fond of break...

For some reason the US is really fond of break away approaches and timing to the MAPt, instead of break towards approaches with the beacon on the field also serving as the MAPt.
16th Nov 2020, 04:44
Replies: 73
Views: 8,741
Posted By Tinstaafl

If they were designed i.a.w. the required...

If they were designed i.a.w. the required standards and flown that way then they were no less safe than any other approach designed to the same standard(s).

But to address the original question,...
Forum: Tech Log
16th Nov 2020, 04:31
Replies: 5
Views: 733
Posted By Tinstaafl

Aww...crap CS. I would have liked that in my...

Aww...crap CS. I would have liked that in my library. But Amazon says it's not available.
7th Nov 2020, 06:52
Replies: 41
Views: 6,128
Posted By Tinstaafl

ISA temp is 2*C / 1000' which is 0.5*C per 250'. ...

ISA temp is 2*C / 1000' which is 0.5*C per 250'.

So ISA T* at 3240' is nearer 8.5*C, not 9*C

That gives 5100' for an answer, so B
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Or using my CR whiz wheel a fraction over 5000'...
5th Nov 2020, 22:21
Replies: 20
Views: 5,651
Posted By Tinstaafl

Oh no! I did my CPL Nav (and another subject, I...

Oh no! I did my CPL Nav (and another subject, I think) with him in at Sydney Tech in '84, and then ATPL Nav & Flight Planning at Sydney Tech in ~'91. I always marveled at his depth & breadth of...
4th Nov 2020, 00:45
Replies: 4
Views: 1,477
Posted By Tinstaafl

I like it!

I like it!
Replies: 21
Views: 1,996
Posted By Tinstaafl

Pooleys' CRP6 & CRP9 aren't the same as a Jepp CR...

Pooleys' CRP6 & CRP9 aren't the same as a Jepp CR type. Biggest difference is their wind side is just a cut down modification of a slide type solution. Jepp CRs use trig. to solve the wind triangle....
Forum: Tech Log
30th Oct 2020, 00:44
Replies: 9
Views: 1,292
Posted By Tinstaafl

Interesting the B717-200. AFAIK it has somewhat...

Interesting the B717-200. AFAIK it has somewhat similar dimensions to the CRJ900. Its EWH is about the same. Can't fool geometry, eh?
28th Oct 2020, 02:35
Replies: 16
Views: 1,438
Posted By Tinstaafl

It is a bit of a case of wanted two opposite...

It is a bit of a case of wanted two opposite things. The turbo C210 is looking like the best bet. Anyone happen to have cruise TAS for a turbo C182RG. It might just be fast enough? He'll be a brand...
26th Oct 2020, 22:27
Replies: 16
Views: 1,438
Posted By Tinstaafl

Thought of that. Not quite fast enough for him. ...

Thought of that. Not quite fast enough for him. Maybe if he's willing to accept a slower speed.
26th Oct 2020, 18:42
Replies: 16
Views: 1,438
Posted By Tinstaafl

Alternatives to C210 or Malibu?

I have an acquaintance looking for a single engine plane to buy. His requirements:

#1: His wife, who is ill with cancer, must be able to get in to the copilot seat. She has limited physical...
26th Oct 2020, 00:29
Replies: 14
Views: 2,279
Posted By Tinstaafl

Sir ND, when was it you were Shetland based? I...

Sir ND, when was it you were Shetland based? I was there 2001-2004.
25th Oct 2020, 07:44
Replies: 7
Views: 1,259
Posted By Tinstaafl

If 91K applied to you, you'd know it. There are...

If 91K applied to you, you'd know it. There are requirements for approved Operations & Training Manuals, certain personnel etc. Part 91K deals with fractional ownership, which isn't the same as a...
Forum: Tech Log
24th Oct 2020, 15:16
Replies: 9
Views: 1,292
Posted By Tinstaafl

Thank you muchly!

Thank you muchly!
Forum: Tech Log
23rd Oct 2020, 13:49
Replies: 9
Views: 1,292
Posted By Tinstaafl

Unfortunately no access to manuals now. It was...

Unfortunately no access to manuals now. It was all electronic on company issued iPads, although I don't recall seeing any of that info in the info we had access to.
Forum: Tech Log
23rd Oct 2020, 04:21
Replies: 9
Views: 1,292
Posted By Tinstaafl

CRJ-900 pilot eye to maingear height?

So, I've been flying Bombardier CRJ200/700/900 (nearly all 7/9s) for the last couple of years, at least until SARS-CoV-2 got me laid off. Now I'm back to flying owner's planes in GA. It's been rather...
Replies: 7
Views: 1,811
Posted By Tinstaafl

Nor was it ever an issue even when (if?)...

Nor was it ever an issue even when (if?) questions were written with the CRP-5 as the model computer. I did my UK ATPL exams with a Jepp CR5, the smallest and arguably least accurate of the CR range,...
Replies: 21
Views: 1,996
Posted By Tinstaafl

Where did you get the idea that only the CRP5 is...

Where did you get the idea that only the CRP5 is permitted? The UK's CAA website states:

"Approved flight computers – CRP-1; CRP-5/CR-3/CR-6; ARC-2; E6B"
Forum: Questions
20th Oct 2020, 08:06
Replies: 11
Views: 1,152
Posted By Tinstaafl

Keep in mind that total energy available with the...

Keep in mind that total energy available with the air mass isn't just dynamic pressure. Think of static pressure & temperature for example.
Forum: Tech Log
7th Oct 2020, 21:53
Replies: 34
Views: 8,128
Posted By Tinstaafl

Let's see how a pilotless BN2 can cope with the...

Let's see how a pilotless BN2 can cope with the weather & airstrips in Shetland. I flew there & I just don't see automation technology being anywhere near having the ability, robustness, and...
Forum: Jet Blast
6th Sep 2020, 00:01
Replies: 35
Views: 3,972
Posted By Tinstaafl

I loved them as a kid in the 70s and into the...

I loved them as a kid in the 70s and into the 80's. I still have a box of hundreds of them. At least I think it's hundreds. A rather lot of them, I know that. I had them and my books shipped from...
Forum: Jet Blast
28th Aug 2020, 01:59
Replies: 57
Views: 9,967
Posted By Tinstaafl

Forgot about him. How long was his sentence? I...

Forgot about him. How long was his sentence? I don't remember.
28th Aug 2020, 01:45
Replies: 46
Views: 8,494
Posted By Tinstaafl

I had a leather jacket made to order by a mob in...

I had a leather jacket made to order by a mob in Sydney some 30 years ago. I based it on one of their off the rack models and had them make some changes: I added pen pockets on the upper L sleeve, a...
13th Aug 2020, 03:15
Replies: 11
Views: 1,509
Posted By Tinstaafl

In a Kingair with PT6 engines, 'dead leg, dead...

In a Kingair with PT6 engines, 'dead leg, dead engine' may also lead to 'dead pilot'. There's a single point failure in the PT6 that causes an immediate torque runaway on the affected engine. ...
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