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Forum: Tech Log
29th Nov 2012, 11:49
Replies: 13
Views: 2,770
Posted By Mercenary Pilot

I believe its to do with high level icing...

I believe its to do with high level icing phenomenon.

SKYbrary - High Level Ice Crystal Icing: Effects on Engines...
8th Oct 2012, 11:31
Replies: 31
Views: 5,730
Posted By Mercenary Pilot

I think it is fairly clear that Jeff Smisek is...

I think it is fairly clear that Jeff Smisek is talking about the APD which is a UK tax not a European wide thing.

Many senior airline execs in the UK are also calling for this tax to be dropped...
6th Oct 2012, 10:00
Replies: 12
Views: 7,405
Posted By Mercenary Pilot

Hopefully ether they will be shut down or be...

Hopefully ether they will be shut down or be forced to find a huge investment before continuing operations as allowing an airline with no funding is unsafe and is unfair to competitors.


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Forum: Tech Log
5th Oct 2012, 07:42
Replies: 3
Views: 912
Posted By Mercenary Pilot

Try the Aviation Safety Network, they have a...

Try the Aviation Safety Network, they have a database which can be organised by type.
Forum: Freight Dogs
23rd Sep 2012, 11:55
Replies: 9
TNT
Views: 4,618
Posted By Mercenary Pilot

TNT | Global Air Network : External Crew...

TNT | Global Air Network : External Crew (http://www.tntliege.com/102_External+Crew.html)

Not sure what the current situation is but there's the link, I think they took some 744 guys on contract...
21st Sep 2012, 21:00
Replies: 231
Views: 84,870
Posted By Mercenary Pilot

All European airlines maybe EASA compliant but...

All European airlines maybe EASA compliant but dont believe for one minute that all European Aviation Authorities are as through as the UK's own CAA because it just isn't true.
Forum: Tech Log
21st Sep 2012, 11:56
Replies: 15
Views: 3,830
Posted By Mercenary Pilot

WizofOz got what I was trying to say but in...

WizofOz got what I was trying to say but in hindsight, using a descent was a bad example from me, as on a normal descent on a Boeing type would of course be made at around 0 degree pitch hence the...
Forum: Tech Log
20th Sep 2012, 23:43
Replies: 15
Views: 3,830
Posted By Mercenary Pilot

In basic terms, the FPV should point in the...

In basic terms, the FPV should point in the direction the aircraft is travelling through the air (relative to the pitch and horizon indications on the Primary Flight Display).

So if you push...
20th Sep 2012, 12:59
Replies: 36
Views: 13,284
Posted By Mercenary Pilot

Due to the airline being unable to rely on pilots...

Due to the airline being unable to rely on pilots goodwill more like. :=



Laughable!
Forum: Tech Log
18th Sep 2012, 13:11
Replies: 5
Views: 1,289
Posted By Mercenary Pilot

Better than being dragged in front the Director...

Better than being dragged in front the Director of Flight Ops to explain why he disregarded the manufacturer & company procedures and damaged a rather expensive gas turbine engine.
13th Sep 2012, 19:40
Replies: 2
Views: 1,256
Posted By Mercenary Pilot

Emirates and AMR in partnership talks

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Forum: Questions
17th Aug 2012, 11:28
Replies: 13
Views: 1,953
Posted By Mercenary Pilot

A/P engagement at 250' with the correct rudder...

A/P engagement at 250' with the correct rudder input usually TOGA/TOGA with LNAV/VNAV armed would be the usual selected modes at this point. Company procedures vary, but the usual procedure is to...
Forum: Middle East
12th Aug 2012, 23:46
Replies: 51
Views: 14,115
Posted By Mercenary Pilot

Any idea what type of aircraft was involved?

Any idea what type of aircraft was involved?
14th Feb 2012, 11:08
Replies: 18
Views: 10,228
Posted By Mercenary Pilot

I've seen a couple of contracts for Libya doing...

I've seen a couple of contracts for Libya doing the rounds recently, all of them well below market rate for Europe, never mind bloody Libya! :ugh:
4th Feb 2012, 18:40
Replies: 104
Views: 33,496
Posted By Mercenary Pilot

Spanair. ----

Spanair.

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Forum: Jet Blast
25th Nov 2011, 12:20
Replies: 48
Views: 13,974
Posted By Mercenary Pilot

No, I seem to remember a wheel spacer going...

No, I seem to remember a wheel spacer going missing in July, 2000 too! :rolleyes:
15th Oct 2011, 11:20
Replies: 68
Views: 15,698
Posted By Mercenary Pilot

In the past there were far fewer opportunities to...

In the past there were far fewer opportunities to have a career as a commercial pilot at all.
14th Oct 2011, 21:44
Replies: 68
Views: 15,698
Posted By Mercenary Pilot

Back in the 'golden' old days, 1000 hours...

Back in the 'golden' old days, 1000 hours probably meant you were blasting around in a clapped out twin engine piston powered spam can, or if you were really lucky you were sat in a knackered oily...
12th Sep 2011, 13:34
Replies: 40
Views: 17,932
Posted By Mercenary Pilot

In my experience with a Western EASA regulated...

In my experience with a Western EASA regulated aviation authority, very little will happen (however of course it should still be reported). Its really down to the airlines themselves to detect and...
11th Sep 2011, 23:11
Replies: 40
Views: 17,932
Posted By Mercenary Pilot

I agree with westhawk, it is lazy recruiting...

I agree with westhawk, it is lazy recruiting practices that generally allow this to happen. Its typically very easy to see a bullshitter via the sim and under line training by a competent checker, if...
Forum: Tech Log
31st Aug 2011, 08:19
Replies: 14
Views: 3,923
Posted By Mercenary Pilot

I think there is a large hurdle to changing the...

I think there is a large hurdle to changing the engines on the 737 due to ground clearance, and I presume they are going to design a completely new wing for it too.

I always wondered about the...
27th Aug 2011, 09:33
Replies: 136
Views: 69,737
Posted By Mercenary Pilot

Looking at the earlier posted videos there seems...

Looking at the earlier posted videos there seems to be an issue with landing technique where by aircraft are touching down flat or even on the nose gear, also reading other comments here (if true) it...
29th Jul 2011, 16:26
Replies: 20
Views: 20,488
Posted By Mercenary Pilot

I believe there is some history of electrical...

I believe there is some history of electrical cockpit fires on this type in the past?
22nd Jul 2011, 09:06
Replies: 4
Views: 2,209
Posted By Mercenary Pilot

Usually they ether receive a one off finders fee...

Usually they ether receive a one off finders fee from the airline or more commonly they will take a monthly payment behind the scenes (which actually comes out of your salary), that is why you will...
20th Jul 2011, 13:41
Replies: 64
Views: 17,766
Posted By Mercenary Pilot

Possibly to speed up the retirement of an ageing...

Possibly to speed up the retirement of an ageing fleet of MD-80's?

Also, AA have used Airbus products previously.
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