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Forum: Tech Log
15th Jun 2019, 18:33
Replies: 16
Views: 1,084
Posted By mcdhu

Something of a strange assignment iat!! ...

Something of a strange assignment iat!!

Taxying out - after a certain stage Autobrake MAX will be selected for the RTO case but it is not available until 72kts IRS GS.

Taxying in - the PF will...
25th May 2019, 16:51
Replies: 48
Views: 16,920
Posted By mcdhu

I bet they change the name in some way from "Max"...

I bet they change the name in some way from "Max" to something else?
mcdhu
Forum: Tech Log
21st May 2019, 16:04
Replies: 12
Views: 1,741
Posted By mcdhu

Are you sure Pineteam? HP/LP air will...

Are you sure Pineteam?
HP/LP air will pressurise the pneumatic system just the same as the APU bleed would so I think your coffee is safe with Gnd air connected.
Of course, I could be wrong!!
mcdhu
11th May 2019, 13:59
Replies: 13
Views: 850
Posted By mcdhu

Google "The Antoinette Learning Barrel" which was...

Google "The Antoinette Learning Barrel" which was the earliest reference I could find when preparing a presentation on simulator training. It dates back to 1910.
mcdhu
Forum: Tech Log
4th May 2019, 10:16
Replies: 24
Views: 3,185
Posted By mcdhu

Folks, the APU starts from the DC BAT Bus which...

Folks, the APU starts from the DC BAT Bus which is not powered in EMER ELEC - unless the APU Master is pressed. So, as someone has said above, every APU start in the A320 CEO is from the batteries. I...
22nd Apr 2019, 12:56
Replies: 13
Views: 10,455
Posted By mcdhu

https://www.telegraph.co.uk/travel/travelnews/2113...

https://www.telegraph.co.uk/travel/travelnews/2113679/Polish-jet-almost-crashed-after-pilot-failed-to-understand-English-instructions.html tells you a bit about it.

mcdhu
22nd Apr 2019, 11:05
Replies: 13
Views: 10,455
Posted By mcdhu

Didn't a Polish 73 take off from LHR a while back...

Didn't a Polish 73 take off from LHR a while back with IRSs either not aligned or misaligned and ended up landing back at LHR having meandered around the London TCA in a fairly random fashion?...
17th Apr 2019, 08:59
Replies: 74
Views: 52,889
Posted By mcdhu

I asked my Trg Mgr years ago why the sim could...

I asked my Trg Mgr years ago why the sim could not be/was not programmed with incorrect flt ctl response to the pre take off flt ctl check. No answer!
To my knowledge, it has happened twice to A320s...
25th Mar 2019, 10:39
Replies: 231
Views: 294,517
Posted By mcdhu

Don't see any on Flight radar. mcdhu

Don't see any on Flight radar.
mcdhu
21st Mar 2019, 19:39
Replies: 7
Views: 3,107
Posted By mcdhu

Last seen at EZY but he must have retired by now....

Last seen at EZY but he must have retired by now.
cheers,
mcdhu
Forum: Jet Blast
14th Jan 2019, 11:27
Replies: 29
Views: 2,316
Posted By mcdhu

Louise Lear for me!! mcdhu

Louise Lear for me!!
mcdhu
Forum: Tech Log
4th Jan 2019, 13:08
Replies: 5
Views: 1,934
Posted By mcdhu

I take it to mean that we should not play with...

I take it to mean that we should not play with the electrical system during the reset - eg do not switch from EXT AC to APU GEN or do not attempt reset during engine start (or shutdown).

Cheers...
1st Jan 2019, 19:41
Replies: 110
Views: 21,750
Posted By mcdhu

And then there was the expectation that an...

And then there was the expectation that an officer new to a station would leave his card at the stn cdrs house and would be invited to afternoon tea some time thereafter. This slowly faded away in...
Forum: Tech Log
6th Dec 2018, 10:11
Replies: 8
Views: 1,327
Posted By mcdhu

Apologies for the thread drift, but can anyone...

Apologies for the thread drift, but can anyone enlighten us on the effect low temperature has on the A320 FPV. Most folks believe that it is purely IRS derived, but it has a barometric input too...
25th Oct 2018, 19:47
Replies: 5
Views: 1,550
Posted By mcdhu

Norm did my FNT at the Towers summer 1968 in a...

Norm did my FNT at the Towers summer 1968 in a JP4
. Cs was “Zulu 22”. The mouthful nightmare was calling Holme on Spalding Moor for a true bearing. The answer came back from HoSM that our true...
Forum: Questions
23rd Oct 2018, 22:00
Replies: 5
Views: 699
Posted By mcdhu

Yes, signed quite a few after completing LSTs on...

Yes, signed quite a few after completing LSTs on pilots destined for a U.K. airline - some going for ZFT and some requiring base training afterwards. The SRG 1100 enables them to carry on down...
Forum: Tech Log
7th Oct 2018, 19:43
Replies: 6
Views: 1,473
Posted By mcdhu

Have a look at MEL 34-10-02B ADR 2 which tells us...

Have a look at MEL 34-10-02B ADR 2 which tells us that "if ADR 2 is set to OFF, and if the ac is in Conf 1+F, the SFCS No2 Flap channel is unable to cross check the CAS coming from ADR 1with the ADR...
6th Oct 2018, 20:07
Replies: 8
Views: 2,845
Posted By mcdhu

Have sent PB the link to this thread so he should...

Have sent PB the link to this thread so he should appear before long.
Cheers
mcdhu
4th Oct 2018, 19:06
Replies: 8
Views: 2,845
Posted By mcdhu

PB was doing his language training at RheinD in...

PB was doing his language training at RheinD in 1980 for sure. I met him there during an ASC trip. I think I have his email if you need further. he retired very recently from BA.
mcdhu
3rd Sep 2018, 18:12
Replies: 36
Views: 22,942
Posted By mcdhu

Full flight ALC to LGW. Usual boarding shambles...

Full flight ALC to LGW. Usual boarding shambles (no fault of the crew), too many huge bags being brought on board with nowhere to put them. The small amount of space available in the ĎJí lockers was...
29th Aug 2018, 20:25
Replies: 36
Views: 22,942
Posted By mcdhu

Made the mistake of booking BA shorthaul J...

Made the mistake of booking BA shorthaul J operated by Titan - not good.
mcdhu
12th Aug 2018, 10:25
Replies: 5
Views: 1,034
Posted By mcdhu

There was an article recently in the Airbus...

There was an article recently in the Airbus Safety Magazine which give the design criteria of the A320 pilotís seat.
Iíll have a look to see if I can find it.
mcdhu
29th Jul 2018, 13:53
Replies: 10
Views: 1,510
Posted By mcdhu

...........or the full version of “Eskimo Nell” -...

...........or the full version of “Eskimo Nell” - all 26? verses.
funnily enough, the only person I ever heard reciting it in full was a legendary Equipment/Supply wing commander.
cheers
mcdhu
23rd Jul 2018, 22:01
Replies: 24
Views: 5,514
Posted By mcdhu

Steve, Sadly, I never flew the Attacker. But, my...

Steve, Sadly, I never flew the Attacker. But, my olí Dad Was the PMO (SMO) at RNAS Abbotsinch (HMS Sanderling) in the mid Ď50s.i remember him taking me around the hangars showing me the latest naval...
12th May 2018, 17:09
Replies: 3
Views: 3,112
Posted By mcdhu

Thursday is the 75th anniversary of the Dam...

Thursday is the 75th anniversary of the Dam Busters raids.
Cinemas across the country are screening a programme from the Albert Hall hosted by the historian Dan Snow.
1915 to 2015 is a programme of...
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