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4th Jul 2020, 13:00
Replies: 19
Views: 2,076
Posted By Centaurus

I wonder if it is a perennial civilian airline...

I wonder if it is a perennial civilian airline flying issue?


Slight thread drift. I flew in the RAAF for 18 years before reluctantly leaving to fly civil. Reluctantly, meaning to avoid a...
29th Jun 2020, 13:26
Replies: 11
Views: 1,779
Posted By Centaurus

In another era I knew a DCA Examiner of Airmen...

In another era I knew a DCA Examiner of Airmen (GA) based at Moorabbin. A former Army pilot, his advice was sought by many a young pilot starting out on his flying career. In those days Examiners...
4th Jun 2020, 02:34
Replies: 94
Views: 38,460
Posted By Centaurus

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Presumably the F/O has a command type rating before being qualified to act as second in command of a jet transport. Thank goodness the passengers are not aware the first officer is...
3rd Jun 2020, 07:03
Replies: 94
Views: 38,460
Posted By Centaurus

And what if the 250 hour cadet second in command...

And what if the 250 hour cadet second in command pipes up and replies he is not ready because you haven't briefed him on your step by step sequence of actions to conduct a go-around and exactly why...
3rd Jun 2020, 04:52
Replies: 11
Views: 3,415
Posted By Centaurus

The following extract from one official report...

The following extract from one official report makes valid point.

Quote. "Frank McMullen, TAA's Technical Services Engineering Superintendent and F27 Project Engineer, was a member of the team...
31st May 2020, 03:24
Replies: 94
Views: 38,460
Posted By Centaurus

Better to push the throttles to high power first,...

Better to push the throttles to high power first, which ensures you have achieved power. Then press TOGA. This avoids the inevitable delay in obtaining high power if, after pressing TOGA, for some...
15th May 2020, 14:10
Replies: 20
Views: 5,316
Posted By Centaurus

I think the answer to your comment can be found...

I think the answer to your comment can be found in the preface to the Boeing 737 Flight Crew Training Manual which states:
"Conditions beyond the control of the flight crew may preclude following a...
Forum: Tech Log
9th May 2020, 07:58
Replies: 5
Views: 1,358
Posted By Centaurus

Belavia 737 landing accidents lessons for the unwary.

Two same company B737 landing incidents with common denominator.
.EW-290PA 737-500 Runway Excursion Landing in Fog (http://www.b737.org.uk/incident_ew290pa.htm)
EW-336PA 737-300 Runway Excursion on...
Forum: Tech Log
7th May 2020, 14:31
Replies: 11
Views: 1,385
Posted By Centaurus

In the days of tail-wheel military types...

In the days of tail-wheel military types (Spitfires, Typhoons, Mustangs etc) wheels up forced landings were recommended. That was because of the tendency of tail wheel aircraft to tip over nose first...
Forum: Tech Log
7th May 2020, 08:53
Replies: 11
Views: 1,385
Posted By Centaurus

Cessna 172RG forced landing. Gear up or down if given the choice

The Cessna 172 RG Manufacturer's POH states that in event of a forced landing on a rough or soft surface the landing gear should be up.
This appears to contradict the general advice that landing...
7th May 2020, 04:32
Replies: 44
Views: 5,568
Posted By Centaurus

That short period after airborne and attaining...

That short period after airborne and attaining blue line speed (usually about 10 seconds) applies to many light piston and turbo prop twins.

The RAAF had that problem with the introduction of twin...
2nd May 2020, 11:31
Replies: 140
Views: 65,723
Posted By Centaurus

Know the feeling. I was being checked out on the...

Know the feeling. I was being checked out on the Cessna 425 Conquest. On the downwind leg of a left circuit, the chief pilot acting as instructor and at least 1000 hours as pilot in command on type,...
2nd May 2020, 07:14
Replies: 26
Views: 4,071
Posted By Centaurus

So true. Even in normally benign stalling...

So true. Even in normally benign stalling aircraft, a go-around at the flare or after a bounce or series of bounces, requires instant rudder to prevent the yaw that occurs with full power an speeds...
30th Apr 2020, 15:57
Replies: 24
Views: 3,627
Posted By Centaurus

Even in the 1950's during an instrument rating...

Even in the 1950's during an instrument rating renewal in a RAAF Dakota, a mandatory part of the test was a single pilot limited panel, single engine aural null NDB instrument approach. Looking back...
30th Apr 2020, 15:40
Replies: 26
Views: 4,071
Posted By Centaurus

The CAAP discusses wing drop at the point of...

The CAAP discusses wing drop at the point of stall training requirement. But what if the aircraft is well maintained, no rigging defects and by design simply will not drop a wing at the point of...
29th Apr 2020, 11:06
Replies: 24
Views: 3,627
Posted By Centaurus

Canadian accident King Air-200 loses both AH's in IMC and crashes

https://www.tsb.gc.ca/eng/rapports-reports/aviation/2019/a19w0015/a19w0015.html


This accident report on a King Air 200 is from Transport Safety Board Canada.

The copilots AH was u/s after...
28th Apr 2020, 12:03
Replies: 44
Views: 5,568
Posted By Centaurus

Take-off technique in light singles and twins

Australian Flying magazine May-June 2020 published an article by Steve Hitchen on his test flight of the Tecnam P Twenty-Ten at South Port, Q'ld.
Certainly seems a flash looking four seater with...
25th Apr 2020, 14:20
Replies: 21
Views: 3,002
Posted By Centaurus

Whoops! Thanks for picking that up. Will edit...

Whoops! Thanks for picking that up. Will edit and amend..
25th Apr 2020, 07:48
Replies: 3
Views: 1,459
Posted By Centaurus

26 Years ago today. DC-3 ditches in Botany Bay

Just read "From Hero to Zero" the story of the successful ditching of VH-EDL a DC-3, into Botany Bay, Sydney.
Brief summary: No 1 engine failed at 200 feet after takeoff from Sydney Runway 16. For...
25th Apr 2020, 02:01
Replies: 21
Views: 3,002
Posted By Centaurus

Quick story re Anzac Day Fly Pasts. This one at...

Quick story re Anzac Day Fly Pasts. This one at Cairns in 1953. In those days it was always an RAAF Fly Past. I was copilot on a Lincoln with Flt Lt Sid Gooding DFC as captain. Half way between...
23rd Apr 2020, 14:50
Replies: 3
Views: 622
Posted By Centaurus

Brian Goulding - author of Lancaster at War book series

Brian was co-author with Mike Garbett of the Lancaster at War series of books. The last I heard of him was he was in a nursing home but that was several years back.
21st Apr 2020, 08:03
Replies: 3
Views: 1,351
Posted By Centaurus

The Ghosts of Camden Past

https://www.radschool.org.au/magazines/Vol61/pdf/Page16.pdf
20th Apr 2020, 07:08
Replies: 2
Views: 1,082
Posted By Centaurus

Two Flying Stories to while away the Hours

Long haul flying in the Fifties plus Weather Radar Woes

https://www.radschool.org.au/magazines/Vol70/Page16.htm
19th Apr 2020, 12:47
Replies: 16
Views: 3,125
Posted By Centaurus

If you bite the bullet and buy a Tiger Moth then...

If you bite the bullet and buy a Tiger Moth then spend the extra few dollars and re-install the auto-slots on the leading edge of the top mainplanes. Most Tiger Moths now have the slots either...
17th Apr 2020, 00:44
Replies: 20
Views: 2,973
Posted By Centaurus

Classic. Should be the opening preamble to the...

Classic. Should be the opening preamble to the MoS. CASA note.
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