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24th Aug 2020, 20:21
Replies: 43
Views: 21,110
Posted By HPSOV L

Looks like a crosswind landing that ended up with...

Looks like a crosswind landing that ended up with a bit too much pushing and pulling. May have been a gust in the initial flare. The pitch is about 7 or 8 degrees nose up during the float. 5 or less...
Forum: Tech Log
17th Aug 2020, 21:29
Replies: 185
Views: 24,444
Posted By HPSOV L

Basic manual flying is easy because it's...

Basic manual flying is easy because it's intuitive. Even more so with all the fly by wire assistance. Operating an airliner and continuously fully comprehending it's state and various modes is a...
27th Jun 2020, 22:15
Replies: 161
Views: 97,754
Posted By HPSOV L

That's an interesting posit. Of course it applies...

That's an interesting posit. Of course it applies to other fields and professions as well.
The obvious opposing argument is that having a system of background information and theory with the...
17th Feb 2020, 19:36
Replies: 70
Views: 25,348
Posted By HPSOV L

My airline, which is “non-English as a first...

My airline, which is “non-English as a first language” mandates a leaving call. The reason was different ATC phraseology and procedures around the world had occasionally led to misinterpretation of...
16th Feb 2020, 20:47
Replies: 69
Views: 152,337
Posted By HPSOV L

For large Boeing aircraft at least, landing with...

For large Boeing aircraft at least, landing with crab only is an acceptable technique on a wet runway. It is the recommended technique on a very slippery runway.
The landing gear is easily capable...
21st Jan 2020, 19:35
Replies: 156
Views: 54,881
Posted By HPSOV L

Well that’s what the Asiana guy thought he was...

Well that’s what the Asiana guy thought he was doing.

I’ve sat in many flight safety and CRM sessions and bar talk over the years where old hands tut-tutted and said “how could they do that?”. And...
21st Jan 2020, 18:25
Replies: 156
Views: 54,881
Posted By HPSOV L

That’s not quite what happened. The trainee was...

That’s not quite what happened. The trainee was slightly high on approach and had selected FLC mode to increase the descent rate. When he then input the Missed App Alt into the MCP the aircraft...
Forum: Tech Log
9th Dec 2019, 12:58
Replies: 77
Views: 31,608
Posted By HPSOV L

The OP took care not to identify the flight and...

The OP took care not to identify the flight and hence the crew.
Their post is not mischievous or fishing.
If they now contact the airline involved the correct processes will presumably be followed...
Forum: Tech Log
8th Dec 2019, 22:40
Replies: 77
Views: 31,608
Posted By HPSOV L

The clean concept is internationally standardised...

The clean concept is internationally standardised throughout the industry now.
But the there are are still blockheads who disregard the rules because “..Hell yeah, it’ll fly; We took much worse back...
2nd Nov 2019, 04:04
Replies: 40
Views: 26,265
Posted By HPSOV L

I actually like this system. It reduces radio...

I actually like this system. It reduces radio congestion and you don’t have to worry about that late landing clearance being stepped on.

But there is a gotcha which may or may not be a factor in...
31st Oct 2019, 21:33
Replies: 40
Views: 26,265
Posted By HPSOV L

Last time I landed in SFO the landing clearance...

Last time I landed in SFO the landing clearance was issued on first contact with TWR even though the runway was subsequently occupied by other aircraft three times prior to us actually landing. It’s...
Forum: Tech Log
22nd Oct 2019, 04:56
Replies: 19
Views: 3,109
Posted By HPSOV L

I think the OP’s question related to the...

I think the OP’s question related to the regulatory requirement rather than aircraft capability.
Effectively they are asking “can navaids specified on a SID chart be legally substituted with an...
2nd Oct 2019, 12:10
Replies: 80
Views: 41,430
Posted By HPSOV L

There’s not much that can be done to improve...

There’s not much that can be done to improve training.
There are practical and economic realities it has to fit into.
What can be improved dramatically is the outdated thinking associated with...
Forum: Tech Log
15th Sep 2019, 00:43
Replies: 12
Views: 1,717
Posted By HPSOV L

DC Pro X is great once you get used to hanging up...

DC Pro X is great once you get used to hanging up it’s battery pack and find the sweet spot over your ears. Even if the batteries run out the passive noise reduction is quite good.
13th Sep 2019, 18:33
Replies: 118
Views: 108,028
Posted By HPSOV L

I’ve known very experienced middle aged pilots...

I’ve known very experienced middle aged pilots (plural) who have developed anxiety. It’s not uncommon after an accumulation of stressful life events such as divorce etc and the trigger is...
19th Apr 2019, 06:47
Replies: 5,120
Views: 10,475,882
Posted By HPSOV L

Not in Boeing parlance. Yes ...

Not in Boeing parlance.


Yes



"Fairly confident". Would you agree if the discrepancy at that stage was less than five knots there would be no such annunciation?
18th Apr 2019, 23:36
Replies: 5,120
Views: 10,475,882
Posted By HPSOV L

AD 2018-23-51 does not address Airspeed...

AD 2018-23-51 does not address Airspeed Unreliable. It is concerned with identifying a Runaway Stabilizer condition. It merely mentions symptoms that may indicate this condition. It does not direct...
18th Apr 2019, 14:43
Replies: 5,120
Views: 10,475,882
Posted By HPSOV L

Now hang on a minute. Nowhere in any Boeing...

Now hang on a minute. Nowhere in any Boeing document does it say that stick shaker alone is necessarily Airspeed Unreliable.

Here is the text from the Boeing QRH for items that may be evidence of...
16th Apr 2019, 12:34
Replies: 29
Views: 4,622
Posted By HPSOV L

There was one built in NZ a few years ago, quite...

There was one built in NZ a few years ago, quite a slick machine. In NZ it is not classified as an aircraft so long as it is not flown out of ground effect. No licence or registration required.
...
1st Apr 2019, 20:55
Replies: 30
Views: 19,786
Posted By HPSOV L

I thought Boeing would add an “Autothrottle Mode”...

I thought Boeing would add an “Autothrottle Mode” EICAS message if in HOLD below 1000’. Or a buzzer if the TOGA switch is pushed when inhibited. Or an aural alert if a manual input causes an indirect...
Forum: Tech Log
26th Feb 2019, 02:46
Replies: 47
Views: 14,877
Posted By HPSOV L

Pretty sure... AERO - Overweight Landing?...

Pretty sure...

AERO - Overweight Landing? Fuel Jettison? What To Consider (http://www.boeing.com/commercial/aeromagazine/articles/qtr_3_07/article_03_2.html)

But who knows...in a big...
Forum: Tech Log
25th Feb 2019, 22:09
Replies: 47
Views: 14,877
Posted By HPSOV L

It's a good subject Cropduster, and inevitably...

It's a good subject Cropduster, and inevitably generates opposing opinions because there is truth on both sides.

I wonder if you are extending your companies guidance beyond it's original intent,...
Forum: Tech Log
24th Feb 2019, 20:37
Replies: 47
Views: 14,877
Posted By HPSOV L

Agree. If I am sitting down the back with my...

Agree.
If I am sitting down the back with my family I’d rather you didn’t climb up and fly off somewhere remote to spend 45 minutes dumping fuel on one engine if the aircraft has the ability to land...
14th Feb 2019, 05:56
Replies: 9
Views: 9,212
Posted By HPSOV L

There were several nuclear sub visits in the...

There were several nuclear sub visits in the 1970's, which were met with increasing levels of protest but none were refused entry.
I believe what you are referring to is the USS Buchanan, an older...
12th Feb 2019, 11:43
Replies: 99
Views: 99,284
Posted By HPSOV L

There’s something weird here. Even a fairly...

There’s something weird here.
Even a fairly large reduction in airspeed should not result such an aggressive pitch down. It begs the question of whether it could be a problem in the Flight Control...
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