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Forum: Tech Log
3rd Sep 2020, 23:42
Replies: 92
Views: 16,444
Posted By CaptainMongo

Hey Vilas, This GSmini limitation, ďand VFE...

Hey Vilas,

This GSmini limitation, ďand VFE Next for other configurations.Ē isn't in our manual. (we donít use the FCOM) can you post the excerpt of that so I can take it back to our folks?
...
Forum: Tech Log
31st Aug 2020, 23:31
Replies: 92
Views: 16,444
Posted By CaptainMongo

When training a new Line Check Airman I have a...

When training a new Line Check Airman I have a :45 minute brief I give called, ďVerbally Managing the Landing.Ē (A319/320 - when training new Bus pilots I give a trainee version of this brief to...
24th Aug 2020, 11:39
Replies: 61
Views: 29,643
Posted By CaptainMongo

Check Airman, I don’t know what FedExs’s...

Check Airman,

I don’t know what FedExs’s manuals state and this is not a comment on their actions. This is my opinion.

My outfit doesn’t prohibit fly bys but does strongly discourage them. I...
Forum: Tech Log
21st Aug 2020, 10:23
Replies: 0
Views: 458
Posted By CaptainMongo

Ipad GPS reception ?ís

For those who use the ipad as an electronic flight bag (EFB)

What model ipad are you using?
Have you found better luck obtaining and retaining a GPS signal in landscape or portrait view?
If you...
Forum: Tech Log
25th Jul 2020, 15:05
Replies: 14
Views: 2,235
Posted By CaptainMongo

Agree. On some approaches a Jepp note states i.e....

Agree. On some approaches a Jepp note states i.e.

ďVGSI and ILS glide path not coincident (VGSI angle 3.00, TCH 74)Ē

so I donít see logically how a VASI/PAPI can limit precision approach minima.
Forum: Tech Log
25th Jul 2020, 14:52
Replies: 8
Views: 768
Posted By CaptainMongo

I hate to be ignorant but is there a FADEC...

I hate to be ignorant but is there a FADEC capacitor which only obtains a charge from a FADEC PMA which gives the FADEC a 5 minute life? (I never really thought about it...)
Forum: Tech Log
12th Jul 2020, 15:06
Replies: 10
Views: 865
Posted By CaptainMongo

Thumbs up [QUOTE=safetypee;10834718]CM, From an...

[QUOTE=safetypee;10834718]CM,
From an unreliable and dated memory, the alerting levels CAUTION TERRAIN, and TERRAIN AHEAD might be the difference in the mechanism of alerting. The first based on...
Forum: Tech Log
12th Jul 2020, 12:40
Replies: 10
Views: 865
Posted By CaptainMongo

Sonicbum, Could you direct me to the...

Sonicbum,

Could you direct me to the reference document for your post?

thanks
Forum: Tech Log
11th Jul 2020, 14:40
Replies: 10
Views: 865
Posted By CaptainMongo

Thanks sp, That was a big help. What is...

Thanks sp,

That was a big help.

What is the difference between these two callouts? (Or is there no difference...)

CAUTION TERRAIN, CAUTION TERRAIN
TERRAIN AHEAD, TERRAIN AHEAD.

and
Forum: Tech Log
10th Jul 2020, 12:26
Replies: 10
Views: 865
Posted By CaptainMongo

GPWS-GS Button callouts A319/320

I am in the process of correlating the call outs announced after pressing and holding the GPWS-GS button and the call outs annotated in our flight manual.

I recorded and transcribed the callouts...
4th Jul 2020, 12:33
Replies: 1,657
Views: 2,647,980
Posted By CaptainMongo

ďEMER CANC Button When pushed: Warnings - ...

ďEMER CANC Button When pushed:

Warnings - Present aural warning is cancelled. MASTER WARN switches extinguish. ECAM message display is not affected.Ē

So yes, I would say it does cancel the...
Forum: Tech Log
3rd Jul 2020, 15:27
Replies: 76
Views: 9,586
Posted By CaptainMongo

What we donít read about are the thousands of...

What we donít read about are the thousands of flights each day which are operated safely because of, not despite decisions of the pilots. We make a myriad of seeming insignificant decisions during...
Forum: Tech Log
21st Jun 2020, 15:29
Replies: 1
Views: 832
Posted By CaptainMongo

Downgrade training advice

Unfortunately many pilots at our outfit are being downgraded from left to right seat, many in the same type.

Does anybody have any experience with this from a trainer point of view? Itís a sheite...
Forum: Tech Log
19th Jun 2020, 14:50
Replies: 79
Views: 14,308
Posted By CaptainMongo

We have a procedure - wind shear precautions -...

We have a procedure - wind shear precautions - which is used when wind shear probability may exist, but doesnít warrant avoidance. This procedure, among other things, requires a Flap3 landing. I...
26th May 2020, 18:01
Replies: 1,657
Views: 2,647,980
Posted By CaptainMongo

Vilas, Below is a link to an article,...

Vilas,

Below is a link to an article, ďPitch-up Upsets due to ILS False Glide Slope.Ē Conducted by the Dutch safety Board.

IMC I could see a false 6 or 9 degree capture going unnoticed for a...
24th May 2020, 15:27
Replies: 1,657
Views: 2,647,980
Posted By CaptainMongo

ECAM L/G GEAR NOT DOWNLOCKED will appear if gear...

ECAM L/G GEAR NOT DOWNLOCKED will appear if gear sequence is not completed after 30 seconds. (for any reason)

FCOM says to recycle gear handle in that situation. The CRC can be silenced and the...
10th May 2020, 16:43
Replies: 354
Views: 194,649
Posted By CaptainMongo

Itís absurd because itís not true. Federal law,...

Itís absurd because itís not true. Federal law, in this case, supersedes state law.
10th May 2020, 16:27
Replies: 40
Views: 12,500
Posted By CaptainMongo

TSA year over year passenger count as of May 8...

TSA year over year passenger count as of May 8 was about 8.3% of last years May 8 numbers.


March 1 numbers at 99% (2.3 million) .
Mid March - 59% (1.25 million) .
April 1 - 6.9% (136,000)
The...
Forum: Tech Log
17th Jan 2020, 15:48
Replies: 38
Views: 10,450
Posted By CaptainMongo

Ah, so if everyone is agreeable, SOP can be...

Ah, so if everyone is agreeable, SOP can be violated, what a f-up cockpit you run.

The earth is littered with broken bodies and broken airplanes flown by pilots who thought SOP did not apply to...
Forum: Tech Log
14th Jan 2020, 15:55
Replies: 38
Views: 10,450
Posted By CaptainMongo

You are paid to follow the SOP at your outfit. If...

You are paid to follow the SOP at your outfit. If you donít like a SOP, you follow it until you get it changed.

If thatís not to your liking, grow a pair, call your chief pilot and tell him or her...
Forum: Tech Log
13th Jan 2020, 15:29
Replies: 38
Views: 10,450
Posted By CaptainMongo

The problem at your outfit isn’t having a FA in...

The problem at your outfit isn’t having a FA in the cockpit, it is pilots unable and unwilling to follow SOP and do the job they are paid to do.

The job of the FA in the cockpit isn’t to save the...
8th Jan 2020, 15:51
Replies: 23
Views: 9,450
Posted By CaptainMongo

At Hahn AB, we would regularly display the...

At Hahn AB, we would regularly display the ability to launch 50 F-16ís. Why? To prove to the enemy we could. Why 50? To fulfill our assigned Strike mission.

During the first Gulf War, we would...
Forum: Tech Log
26th Dec 2019, 00:15
Replies: 15
Views: 3,223
Posted By CaptainMongo

Smile Are you really 100 years old? :) Thats good...

Are you really 100 years old? :)

Thats good stuff. I oftentimes wish we used the manufactures FCOM, but we don’t and never will. It’s just the way my company is.

I’ll use that in an article I’m...
Forum: Tech Log
23rd Dec 2019, 17:12
Replies: 15
Views: 3,223
Posted By CaptainMongo

“worth reading :...

“worth reading : https://www.onderzoeksraad.nl/nl/pag...se-glide-slope (https://www.onderzoeksraad.nl/nl/page/6819/dangerous-autopilot-response-due-to-false-glide-slope)”


Yes excellent, I...
Forum: Tech Log
21st Dec 2019, 19:09
Replies: 15
Views: 3,223
Posted By CaptainMongo

It’s an informative video, but it doesn’t...

It’s an informative video, but it doesn’t specifically address my question. The first few minutes of the video apply to an ILS approach, ie don’t arm LOC if the approach routing will take you across...
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