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17th May 2020, 19:29
Replies: 136
Views: 57,605
Posted By Bus Driver Man

There might be a small need for A380s when air...

There might be a small need for A380s when air travel has reached the level of 2019 again. However, which airline will keep their A380 fleet until that happens? It could take a few year and keeping...
Forum: Questions
28th Apr 2020, 15:38
Replies: 17
Views: 3,262
Posted By Bus Driver Man

Digging up an old thread. ...

Digging up an old thread.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TMiucylV0Rs&feature=youtu.be

Thrust bump during the flare around 3:25.
I have never seen this before at any airline I've worked for.
...
Forum: Tech Log
28th Apr 2020, 15:12
Replies: 16
Views: 1,572
Posted By Bus Driver Man

Exactly. If it happens, it happens. What's more...

Exactly. If it happens, it happens. What's more important is how you deal with it.
Forum: Tech Log
24th Mar 2020, 21:13
Replies: 58
Views: 2,947
Posted By Bus Driver Man

Based on the fact that that A330 pilot doesnít...

Based on the fact that that A330 pilot doesnít know how the FBW on his aircraft works.
How can you fly with thrust for flight path if the FBW system trims for any speed or thrust changes?
Forum: Tech Log
22nd Mar 2020, 11:10
Replies: 55
Views: 4,109
Posted By Bus Driver Man

If you use the same correction like the altitude...

If you use the same correction like the altitude correction, it should more or less work out. 4% for every 10 degrees below ISA. That seems to be the case in the table posted by itsnotthatbloodyhard....
Forum: Middle East
19th Feb 2020, 10:44
Replies: 11
Views: 4,563
Posted By Bus Driver Man

So they know how much cash is being carried by...

So they know how much cash is being carried by all the EK crew members when having a drink in a bar? Or to know how much cash is in their hotel rooms?

Dodgy question from the OP.
Forum: Tech Log
19th Feb 2020, 10:33
Replies: 20
Views: 3,482
Posted By Bus Driver Man

With a higher OAT, your N1 will increase, but you...

With a higher OAT, your N1 will increase, but you still have exactly the same available thrust, anywhere in the range from calculated OAT to assumed temperature.
We don’t calculate or set an N1...
Forum: Tech Log
17th Feb 2020, 23:55
Replies: 21
Views: 3,421
Posted By Bus Driver Man

VLS doesn’t move with bank or load either. Only...

VLS doesn’t move with bank or load either. Only VAprot, VAmax and Vsw.
VLS does go up with speedbrakes deployed and the margin on VS changes with different configurations.

VLS : Lowest Selectable...
17th Feb 2020, 23:44
Replies: 38
Views: 24,078
Posted By Bus Driver Man

-The runway was inspected and operational. It was...

-The runway was inspected and operational. It was only not officially released for service.
-The incident was reported and published on the LVNL website. How can this be censorship?
-Technical...
Forum: Tech Log
17th Feb 2020, 13:27
Replies: 20
Views: 3,482
Posted By Bus Driver Man

Because the TO speeds are based on an assumed...

Because the TO speeds are based on an assumed temperature of whatever your flex is. At least for Airbus (see getting to grips with performance), and Iím sure itís the same for other manufacturers as...
17th Feb 2020, 13:02
Replies: 38
Views: 24,078
Posted By Bus Driver Man

No, it is about preventing sensationalism. ...

No, it is about preventing sensationalism.
According to the media, this was a blunder and a serious safety risk. According to LVNL, it was just a formality. Iím sure that it will be dealt with an...
Forum: Tech Log
12th Feb 2020, 03:24
Replies: 25
Views: 2,814
Posted By Bus Driver Man

Does this help? PRO-NOR-SRP-01-50 P 15/16 ...

Does this help? PRO-NOR-SRP-01-50 P 15/16

COST INDEX FOR LONG-RANGE CRUISE
The flight crew can use the table below to find an approximate Cost Index value that is calculated for cruise at...
Forum: Middle East
24th Jan 2020, 20:09
Replies: 20
Views: 12,126
Posted By Bus Driver Man

Only Eastern Europe? LTN and VIE?

Only Eastern Europe? LTN and VIE?
Forum: Tech Log
19th Jan 2020, 22:29
Replies: 14
Views: 2,200
Posted By Bus Driver Man

If you open the valve, the cabin altitude will...

If you open the valve, the cabin altitude will eventually match your current altitude.
You must be confusing it with cabin differential pressure. That will be 0 with an open outflow valve.

Keep...
17th Jan 2020, 21:50
Replies: 1,248
Views: 948,805
Posted By Bus Driver Man

I did mention that I wasnít aware of the exact...

I did mention that I wasnít aware of the exact conditions of the OCC bond at Wizz Air and that the other company I was referring to bonds you for 1 year for an OCC as well, but without any salary...
17th Jan 2020, 13:01
Replies: 1,248
Views: 948,805
Posted By Bus Driver Man

A bond doesn’t necessarily mean that the employee...

A bond doesn’t necessarily mean that the employee is paying for it. I don’t know the conditions of the OCC bond at Wizz Air, but at the company I was referring to, you only repay the training cost IF...
Forum: Tech Log
17th Jan 2020, 12:43
Replies: 13
Views: 1,442
Posted By Bus Driver Man

No issue with overflow or spill. During normal...

No issue with overflow or spill. During normal ops, the CTR TK fuel is used first as well. The fuel recirculates to the outer tank and overflows to the inner tank. The inner tank should not be...
17th Jan 2020, 01:17
Replies: 1,248
Views: 948,805
Posted By Bus Driver Man

No they are not. I've flown for an airline where...

No they are not. I've flown for an airline where I was bonded for 1 year for an OCC. If you leave within 1 year, you repay the OCC cost. And that was a legacy carrier.
Sim sessions and training...
Forum: Middle East
16th Jan 2020, 01:40
Replies: 861
Views: 778,924
Posted By Bus Driver Man

I keep getting e-mails from Etisalat for a...

I keep getting e-mails from Etisalat for a similar amount as well. I closed my account in person, but they kept it active for a few months. When they called me to confirm the cancellation, I was...
Forum: Tech Log
11th Jan 2020, 23:12
Replies: 11
Views: 1,592
Posted By Bus Driver Man

Could this be because older sims used to have the...

Could this be because older sims used to have the actual hardware from the A320 installed? In particular the SECs, ELACs and FACs.
On newer sims, these computers are replaced by software simulation....
10th Jan 2020, 00:19
Replies: 1,248
Views: 948,805
Posted By Bus Driver Man

You can switch the A/THR or the FD off anytime,...

You can switch the A/THR or the FD off anytime, but not both at the same time.
Visual approaches allowed, but mandatory stabilisation at 1000' (and A/THR).
If you are in the right seat, it depends...
Forum: Tech Log
15th Dec 2019, 23:06
Replies: 10
Views: 2,636
Posted By Bus Driver Man

The FCOM and FCTM have all the info a new-hire...

The FCOM and FCTM have all the info a new-hire with zero big airliner time needs. No need to go more into detail prior or during a type-rating. That can be done at a later stage.

My advice is not...
Forum: Tech Log
3rd Oct 2019, 13:23
Replies: 47
Views: 6,382
Posted By Bus Driver Man

I have the impression that the older A320s had a...

I have the impression that the older A320s had a better A/THR response and spool up time. Did something change in the FADEC software? Both CFM and IAE engines at the previous companies that Iíve...
21st Aug 2019, 16:34
Replies: 19
Views: 6,875
Posted By Bus Driver Man

Cargolux is not commutable anymore on the new...

Cargolux is not commutable anymore on the new contract, unless from the neighbouring countries. Only 9 days off per 28 days when you start instead of 11. And only 35 days of leave instead of 42. Its...
14th Jul 2019, 16:26
Replies: 41
Views: 30,417
Posted By Bus Driver Man

While on the other hand, an incorrect rotation...

While on the other hand, an incorrect rotation technique almost led to a crash in Johannesburg.

https://aviation-safety.net/wikibase/wiki.php?id=147120
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