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Forum: Tech Log
18th Nov 2019, 00:42
Replies: 3
Views: 689
Posted By Homebrew1

Absolutely, being investigated now. Just heard it...

Absolutely, being investigated now. Just heard it has happened to another A320. Could be a software fault. Be careful out there!
Forum: Tech Log
17th Nov 2019, 09:15
Replies: 3
Views: 689
Posted By Homebrew1

To clarify, it felt as though the auto-pilot was...

To clarify, it felt as though the auto-pilot was doing the work maintaining the runway centreline. Rudder was hard. Even though the AP was disconnected, rollout mode was engaged and holding the...
Forum: Tech Log
16th Nov 2019, 04:26
Replies: 3
Views: 689
Posted By Homebrew1

A-320 rollout mode engaged during manual landing?

Ok guys, this is a weird one and just seeing if anyone has had it or seen it?

A-320 CEO.

Landed today after disengaging the AP at 600. 8kt crosswind on a 1900m runway.

After touchdown,...
12th Mar 2019, 22:27
Replies: 921
Views: 2,147,384
Posted By Homebrew1

Yes the AP's will disengage. Something to...

Yes the AP's will disengage. Something to remember if you inadvertently ground engage the AP's on a 777 and wonder why it won't rotate at VR ;)
12th Mar 2019, 22:24
Replies: 921
Views: 2,147,384
Posted By Homebrew1

Absolutely and certainly an option if you've run...

Absolutely and certainly an option if you've run out of nose up pitch authority.
25th Feb 2019, 09:12
Replies: 921
Views: 2,147,384
Posted By Homebrew1

Wouldn't have though so. Would need to be...

Wouldn't have though so. Would need to be significant and in that case would also be exceeding A/C structural limitations.
24th Feb 2019, 06:01
Replies: 921
Views: 2,147,384
Posted By Homebrew1

Same here, I put the Bose noise cancelling...

Same here, I put the Bose noise cancelling headset on and turned them right up. You can here "pull' very faintly in the background instantly after the crew member says "OK". Could well be from an...
30th Oct 2018, 04:35
Replies: 2,100
Views: 1,139,629
Posted By Homebrew1

Do the newer 737 do that funny thing with the...

Do the newer 737 do that funny thing with the trim soon after liftoff? I recall the 300's trim wheel would spin 3-4 times.
10th Aug 2017, 10:03
Replies: 305
Views: 105,545
Posted By Homebrew1

Bugger! Got three sons and two want to fly :(...

Bugger! Got three sons and two want to fly :( Should have had daughters. The worlds gone f***ed.

Oh and my wife just said "they should interview at least 50% to be midwives to be male!" She thinks...
21st Feb 2017, 05:11
Replies: 3
Views: 3,412
Posted By Homebrew1

Yeap the second time it's back to the hotel I...

Yeap the second time it's back to the hotel I reckon!
29th Jan 2017, 07:44
Replies: 14
Views: 7,137
Posted By Homebrew1

Thanks Tankengine. I was wondering if the mains...

Thanks Tankengine. I was wondering if the mains had touched the grass as it was a pretty substantial swing. Must have been an eye opener for the poor crew!
29th Jan 2017, 06:53
Replies: 14
Views: 7,137
Posted By Homebrew1

Singapore Airlines A380 RTO Auckland Int

Just saw this today. Looks like an impressive low speed stop! (Video)

300 passengers stuck on Singapore Airlines flight at Auckland Airport after failed takeoff | Stuff.co.nz...
22nd Dec 2016, 09:25
Replies: 158
Views: 163,395
Posted By Homebrew1

Must be an unattended airfield as any responsible...

Must be an unattended airfield as any responsible ATC controller would have created paperwork the first time this 727 nearly took out their fence.
22nd Dec 2016, 06:00
Replies: 158
Views: 163,395
Posted By Homebrew1

Thanks for that PuraVidaTransport. Looking...

Thanks for that PuraVidaTransport.

Looking frame by frame, it looks like the elevator was hard up as it crossed the road. I dear say that 727 needed another +20kts before it was ready to fly and...
22nd Dec 2016, 04:28
Replies: 158
Views: 163,395
Posted By Homebrew1

Any Spanish speakers here who can tell us what...

Any Spanish speakers here who can tell us what the surviver was saying in his hospital bed?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6m4_QZcZ2hw
2nd Nov 2016, 00:34
Replies: 204
Views: 174,694
Posted By Homebrew1

Great idea I reckon. A camera on the vertical...

Great idea I reckon. A camera on the vertical stab looking forward (like currently on 777/A340 family and newer), a camera on each wing sharklet/winglet looking inward at flight controls and one or...
25th Mar 2015, 07:01
Replies: 3,529
Views: 4,935,560
Posted By Homebrew1

Question for Bus guys, when we check the crew oxy...

Question for Bus guys, when we check the crew oxy bottle pressure during the cockpit prep checklist, if the engineers had turned the oxy bottle off, would we still see pressure being indicated? Ie is...
25th Mar 2015, 03:58
Replies: 3,529
Views: 4,935,560
Posted By Homebrew1

Freespeed2, I've never heard of 100% being...

Freespeed2,

I've never heard of 100% being an issue for well executed emergency descent. If sustained unpressurezed flight at those levels, then yes 100% may not provide sufficient O2 for life. ...
9th Jul 2013, 11:18
Replies: 2,399
Views: 1,898,099
Posted By Homebrew1

bekolblockage post 1129, Thats a really...

bekolblockage post 1129,

Thats a really good video. I'm pleased to see a senior management pilot talk about maintaining hand flying skills 'click-click' 'click-click'....look out the window!
9th Jul 2013, 09:50
Replies: 2,399
Views: 1,898,099
Posted By Homebrew1

Absolutely agree and to add (rant) further.... ...

Absolutely agree and to add (rant) further....

I'm a firm believer in keeping up the hand flying skills. I don't want to end up like the Air France A330 or the 737 trying to realign it's IRS and...
8th Jul 2013, 23:41
Replies: 2,399
Views: 1,898,099
Posted By Homebrew1

Unfortunately the way I see it, VNAV is one of...

Unfortunately the way I see it, VNAV is one of the key drivers in the reduction in basic 'hand flying' skills. It's too easy and comfortable and you don't need to use your brain.....much.

Without...
8th Jul 2013, 03:28
Replies: 2,399
Views: 1,898,099
Posted By Homebrew1

Good point pucka, I'm fresh off 737 classic...

Good point pucka,

I'm fresh off 737 classic onto the Bus and visual approaches were flown AP/FD off, A/thrust off.

The bus is flown AP/FD off bird on but speed is still managed.

If this poor...
3rd Jun 2009, 08:47
Replies: 947
Views: 1,042,486
Posted By Homebrew1

Does a generator off line interuption cause the...

Does a generator off line interuption cause the AP to disengage or change it's "law mode" in an Airbus? In the boeing it does and at an unopportune time ie flying into servere turbulance at night...
12th May 2004, 10:11
Replies: 131
Views: 11,981
Posted By Homebrew1

Some of you guys are sad ******s, I love working...

Some of you guys are sad ******s, I love working for Eagle. The Beech is fun to fly, I'm gaining valuable experience which will set me up for big brother in time to come. 98% of the guys I fly with...
25th Nov 2002, 04:03
Replies: 128
Views: 16,160
Posted By Homebrew1

Hi Kermit 180, hope is all well and good on the...

Hi Kermit 180, hope is all well and good on the big boy for his efforts with Eagle. Hopefully we will see you there in the not so distant future. Make sure when you are in this neck of the woods...
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