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6th Jul 2020, 19:21
Replies: 12
Views: 5,520
Posted By Pilot DAR

If you choose to use a surface which is not...

If you choose to use a surface which is not considered "runway", best to walk it first. If it could be a runway, and is not, there's probably a reason. Walking it is a good start to detecting...
6th Jul 2020, 03:03
Replies: 18
Views: 1,829
Posted By Pilot DAR

Exactly! I've done hundreds of maintenance...

Exactly!

I've done hundreds of maintenance check flights, and I always stall the plane a couple of times, before signing off on it. Trainers in particular must stall correctly, or I won't sign. If...
4th Jul 2020, 16:04
Replies: 24
Views: 10,110
Posted By Pilot DAR

Interesting. As delegation (organizationally, or...

Interesting. As delegation (organizationally, or personally) is a privilege, it can be reduced (more oversight, less delegation) or, withdrawn if misued. I suppose a fine is a way to punish, while...
4th Jul 2020, 13:50
Replies: 2
Views: 3,564
Posted By Pilot DAR

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/bc...

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/bc-pilot-gareth-morgan-crash-australia-carbon-monoxide-1.5636732?fbclid=IwAR2qY7oQnVpw7rTMJtE40nnegLhjwEf9tB4zdmmJGLdrOzm0kp1y1AzyuVY

The news...
4th Jul 2020, 11:14
Replies: 18
Views: 1,829
Posted By Pilot DAR

Pilot Mike has given a well though out...

Pilot Mike has given a well though out description of what I have also experienced in training. In particular, younger students seem to learn faster. Considering the accident of this discussion, a...
4th Jul 2020, 03:19
Replies: 18
Views: 1,829
Posted By Pilot DAR

I'm insinuating nothing, just curious. I'm not up...

I'm insinuating nothing, just curious. I'm not up on the norms of pre solo experience in the present time. My recollection of solo times when I learned to fly back the '70's is more like the 10 to 15...
4th Jul 2020, 03:05
Replies: 24
Views: 10,110
Posted By Pilot DAR

Prior to the ODA equivalent system here in...

Prior to the ODA equivalent system here in Canada, I worked for a Canadian aircraft manufacturer. The relationship of the delegated persons (DE's) in the organization and Transport Canada seemed to...
3rd Jul 2020, 22:50
Replies: 18
Views: 1,829
Posted By Pilot DAR

On her second solo flight with 24 hours of...

On her second solo flight with 24 hours of training.... What is the common number of hours of dual before going solo?
Forum: Questions
2nd Jul 2020, 03:30
Replies: 45
Views: 14,787
Posted By Pilot DAR

Toronto City (Island) Airport has the Toronto...

Toronto City (Island) Airport has the Toronto Harbour on the approach path to runway 26, the most commonly used runway. In years past, it was common to have to spot and dodge leisure sailboat masts...
1st Jul 2020, 12:38
Replies: 142
Views: 68,132
Posted By Pilot DAR

Let's stay on topic on this thread - the testing,...

Let's stay on topic on this thread - the testing, recertification, and return of C of A's by the international authorities, of the 737MAX. Discussions of commercial, operational and fleet aspects...
1st Jul 2020, 11:55
Replies: 2
Views: 792
Posted By Pilot DAR

When I was trained in the Lake Amphib, by one of...

When I was trained in the Lake Amphib, by one of the masters on the type, he told me that a wheels down landing in the water would unlikely flip the plane, though would result in a damaging sudden...
1st Jul 2020, 11:51
Replies: 19
Views: 1,643
Posted By Pilot DAR

I would also hope that pilots could fly a power...

I would also hope that pilots could fly a power off landing from downwind into a runway not much longer than that in the "landing distance" performance table for the airplane... Though I read from...
1st Jul 2020, 03:12
Replies: 23
Views: 14,088
Posted By Pilot DAR

EASA letter, second page, third paragraph: ...

EASA letter, second page, third paragraph:



Interesting wording there, was it deliberate? Did EASA accuse the Pakistani authorities of issuing fraudulent licenses? It's one thing for a pilot to...
30th Jun 2020, 14:41
Replies: 19
Views: 1,643
Posted By Pilot DAR

So this is your chance!... If you have more free...

So this is your chance!... If you have more free use of very long runways, practice your forced landings, to a landing. Tell the tower what you'd like to do, and if they're okay with it, fly a high,...
29th Jun 2020, 10:51
Replies: 22
Views: 1,482
Posted By Pilot DAR

Conditionally, yes. I will occasionally entertain...

Conditionally, yes. I will occasionally entertain myself on a very long, straight in final, trimming the plane flaps up/low cruise power, for a slight descent. Thereafter, I will aim to fly the...
28th Jun 2020, 19:48
Replies: 3
Views: 410
Posted By Pilot DAR

Answers, (though I only flew Aztec A, E & F). ...

Answers, (though I only flew Aztec A, E & F).

If a tank is leaking, have it serviced. It could be a leaking bladder, which is a big job, or a leaking fitting, 'could be a small job. You should not...
26th Jun 2020, 20:37
Replies: 22
Views: 1,482
Posted By Pilot DAR

The plus 2, minus zero G limits for flaps...

The plus 2, minus zero G limits for flaps extended are based upon the certification requirement. I'm sure that a wise aeronautical engineer back in the day realizes that there is no plausible reason...
26th Jun 2020, 16:46
Replies: 153
Views: 85,456
Posted By Pilot DAR

Very certainly, there are such pilots, I know a...

Very certainly, there are such pilots, I know a few. However, they keep themselves entirely in the private flying world, solo, in a plane they own. In times past, great hands and feet might have got...
25th Jun 2020, 17:32
Replies: 153
Views: 85,456
Posted By Pilot DAR

Yes. This topic is well worth the...

Yes.

This topic is well worth the discussion, and I would like to promote the discussion. Certainly, if the problem is more widespread than just PIA, that is valid for discussion. I appreciate a...
25th Jun 2020, 12:29
Replies: 153
Views: 85,456
Posted By Pilot DAR

Hey posters, I know that with this story, it'll...

Hey posters, I know that with this story, it'll be difficult, but please comment the news story, and the facts, while avoiding general culture or racist comments, okay? Regardless of feelings some...
25th Jun 2020, 11:29
Replies: 18
Views: 2,896
Posted By Pilot DAR

The statement: I take that to mean...

The statement:



I take that to mean that both wings were attached to the fusealge to the end. In a high speed turn that tight, if a wing had gone wrong, it would be farther from the main...
25th Jun 2020, 11:13
Replies: 4
Views: 699
Posted By Pilot DAR

Though I am a [non airline] pilot, my only...

Though I am a [non airline] pilot, my only experience with doing CPR has been in my capacity as a volunteer firefighter for 27 years. I've had to start solo CPR four times. I did not ever make a...
23rd Jun 2020, 12:50
Replies: 142
Views: 68,132
Posted By Pilot DAR

The relevant design requirement applicable to the...

The relevant design requirement applicable to the 737 says in part:



'Sounds to me that the MCAS system malfunctioning as it did on the two crash airplanes constituted an unsafe system...
22nd Jun 2020, 16:30
Replies: 44
Views: 8,418
Posted By Pilot DAR

Sorry, I thought this would be about a tandem...

Sorry, I thought this would be about a tandem seat airplane with dual controls. Yes, if that, no if the PIC is not seated at a "pilot" position with full controls. I was asked by PIC in the back seat...
22nd Jun 2020, 13:47
Replies: 25
Views: 2,166
Posted By Pilot DAR

Well, honestly, for a C152, letting go after...

Well, honestly, for a C152, letting go after doing whatever you did to enter a spin, and it will probably find it's way out on its own, with enough altitude. It is noteworthy that aerodynamically,...
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