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Forum: North America
30th Mar 2015, 18:24
Replies: 28
Views: 9,396
Posted By BelArgUSA

Basic minimum requirements for USA cargo air...

Basic minimum requirements for USA cargo air carriers are same as major USA passenger airlines - Flying a "cargo" airliner with FedEx or UPS is not considered to be "second class" pilot - FedEx has...
Forum: Questions
13th Jan 2011, 14:59
Replies: 15
Views: 18,553
Posted By BelArgUSA

Cat.IIIC operations -

There are no Cat.IIIC operations anywhere in the world -

In the 1970s, there were some attempts to have them in UK and France - I think with Tridents and Caravelles - also in France for the...
9th Jun 2010, 14:26
Replies: 7
Views: 5,817
Posted By BelArgUSA

Multilingual bla bla bla

Hola Ricky -
xxx
A multilingual ex-airline pilot has some language advice.
I flew worldwide from 1969 until 2008, I am now retired.
For your info, I am native of Belgium, lived 25 years in USA,...
Forum: Tech Log
16th Apr 2010, 17:31
Replies: 3
Views: 1,872
Posted By BelArgUSA

attn.: Pugachev Cobra -

Do some research on the numerous discussions and explanations about metric altitudes/heights/levels, QNH vs QFE that we did in the past in this forum. I am no longer active, but you did fail to...
20th Mar 2010, 11:58
Replies: 26
Views: 9,143
Posted By BelArgUSA

SE-210 Caravelle drag chutes

Since the question was originally for the SE-210 . I shall answer for that type aircraft.
The Caravelle I, I-A, III, and VI-N (all powered by RR Avon RA-29) had drag chutes.
The Caravelle VI-R...
22nd Sep 2009, 01:41
Replies: 10
Views: 1,936
Posted By BelArgUSA

Greetings from BelArgUSA

Hola Friends -
xxx
I recently retired from contributing to Pprune, as one of my posts was removed without notification, when expressing regrets that hobby "simulator pilots" receive "equal...
5th Aug 2009, 01:04
Replies: 16
Views: 1,218
Posted By BelArgUSA

Diest / Schaffen Vliegveld - xxx A former...

Diest / Schaffen Vliegveld -
xxx
A former military airfield located at some 15-20 km on the ENE side of Leuven (Louvain if you have a French language map). No idea what they do there nowadays,...
30th Jul 2009, 14:23
Replies: 3
Views: 1,071
Posted By BelArgUSA

Where...? Were...? Wear... Ware... xxx ...

Where...?
Were...?
Wear...
Ware...
xxx
Today's English language lesson for me...
It is 17 years in Argentina, for me.
Starting to forget a lot. Help me.
And... How is "greatly recive" -
:E
Replies: 13
Views: 1,136
Posted By BelArgUSA

Recommended subjects

All science subjects are fine... especially math and physics...
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I would replace the "biology" suggested subject with "geography". Biology includes zoology or botanics - dont need to know much...
Forum: Tech Log
29th Jul 2009, 02:02
Replies: 7
Views: 954
Posted By BelArgUSA

MrHorgy is fully correct - a typical removable...

MrHorgy is fully correct - a typical removable 737 exit overwing window should be thrown out... probably will fall on top of the wing. There is a bad problem - which is emergency evacuation training...
Forum: Questions
18th May 2009, 00:15
Replies: 12
Views: 7,983
Posted By BelArgUSA

Clay Lacy has DC-8, B-747 and B-744 type ratings....

Clay Lacy has DC-8, B-747 and B-744 type ratings.
You are missing these...
Way back when, he, and John Lear (Bill Lear's son) were competing for number of types.
Clay is still active flying...
Forum: Tech Log
17th May 2009, 18:17
Replies: 12
Views: 2,077
Posted By BelArgUSA

From 747 Classic FCTM - xxx The following...

From 747 Classic FCTM -
xxx
The following table shows optimum climb vs. gross weight for min trip fuel.
500,000 lbs (227 tonnes) = 290 KIAS - M. 83
600,000 lbs (273 tonnes) = 305 KIAS - M. 83...
Forum: Tech Log
17th May 2009, 04:12
Replies: 41
Views: 8,362
Posted By BelArgUSA

Not an Airbus pilot, but I am certain the...

Not an Airbus pilot, but I am certain the explanation is same as for Boeings.
20,000 feet is an arbitrary limit.
Below 20,000 feet - flaps speed limits are V speeds. There are such limits.
Above...
17th May 2009, 03:35
Replies: 5
Views: 3,532
Posted By BelArgUSA

virgo - xxx The Comet 4C in Chicago mid 1970s...

virgo -
xxx
The Comet 4C in Chicago mid 1970s was N999WA - Ex Mexicana airplane.
It belonged to Dick Droste, owner of "Naked City" in Roselawn, Indiana.
Naked City was a nudist beach club in the...
Forum: Questions
16th May 2009, 10:56
Replies: 25
Views: 3,677
Posted By BelArgUSA

As far as A A subjects, I always insisted on...

As far as A A subjects, I always insisted on reviewing the performance theory i.e. FAR 25, and FAR 121. It often happens that while pilots are perfectly able to read a performance table or graph, the...
Forum: Questions
16th May 2009, 10:40
Replies: 10
Views: 1,463
Posted By BelArgUSA

How about the space shuttle rating. Check job...

How about the space shuttle rating.
Check job openings at NASA...
Pprune questions are getting ridiculous.
xxx
:E
Happy contrails
15th May 2009, 15:45
Replies: 4
Views: 863
Posted By BelArgUSA

While immigration to Canada is somewhat easier, I...

While immigration to Canada is somewhat easier, I understand that the process is long for the work permit... I heard it takes a year (or nearly) on location to get the papers... But, yes, Canada...
Forum: Questions
15th May 2009, 15:18
Replies: 26
Views: 4,391
Posted By BelArgUSA

Hola shroom - xxx You agree generally with...

Hola shroom -
xxx
You agree generally with what I say... actually, I just repeat long established procedures.
Nothing is "from me personally" -
Such as items mentioned here were recommended for...
Replies: 1
Views: 445
Posted By BelArgUSA

Have you checked on the A-310 training...

Have you checked on the A-310 training availability...?
I believe the A-300-600 and the A-310 are a common TR.
At least it is as far as the FAA is concerned - Maybe for JAR as well.
xxx
:ok:...
Forum: Questions
15th May 2009, 13:09
Replies: 26
Views: 4,391
Posted By BelArgUSA

Gibon - come on, friend - Didn't you know that...

Gibon - come on, friend -
Didn't you know that Oxford is located somewhere around Mut or Adana...?
That is, in Turkey...
That is the issue for their EU membership - teach others to spell...
15th May 2009, 12:52
Replies: 23
Views: 19,780
Posted By BelArgUSA

kenparry - xxx The "coffin corner" name was...

kenparry -
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The "coffin corner" name was coined in the days of the 707 and DC8...
Was for the smart "aces" who avoided FL370 CB tops by going to 390.
The 747 is a pussycat when it comes to low...
15th May 2009, 12:31
Replies: 4
Views: 863
Posted By BelArgUSA

judesman - xxx Any job in the USA will...

judesman -
xxx
Any job in the USA will require you to have the right to work in that country, such as a green card. and as you know, it is virtually impossible to get one in normal circumstances....
13th May 2009, 09:48
Replies: 26
Views: 3,764
Posted By BelArgUSA

In a takeoff or landing accident, due to possible...

In a takeoff or landing accident, due to possible fuselage structural failures, overhead stowage carry-on items are likely to be items that could hit you on the face. I could accept rear facing...
Forum: Freight Dogs
13th May 2009, 09:40
Replies: 16
Views: 3,511
Posted By BelArgUSA

My info is indeed old - I last was Air Atlanta...

My info is indeed old - I last was Air Atlanta for a few months 2005.
I had worked, again as 747 captain for them in 1993, then in Jeddah...
I lost contact since I left - Assumed it remained same,...
13th May 2009, 08:45
Replies: 26
Views: 3,764
Posted By BelArgUSA

In the early 1970s, I did travel often on BEA...

In the early 1970s, I did travel often on BEA from LHR to BRU, on Tridents.
There were rear facing seats, often remaining empty.
Did not bother me (as I am a pilot) but regular passengers hated...
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