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17th Aug 2020, 20:33
Replies: 37
Views: 8,671
Posted By TriStar_drvr

What a lovely narrative. I subscribed to Flying...

What a lovely narrative. I subscribed to Flying magazine when I was a teenager in the 70’s, and always enjoyed Len Morgan’s articles. I never would have believed that twenty odd years later would...
27th May 2020, 23:40
Replies: 1,672
Views: 2,840,419
Posted By TriStar_drvr

This accident appears to have some similarities...

This accident appears to have some similarities to the US Bangla crash in Kathmandu a couple years ago. A Captain seems to get tunnel vision, is determined to get on the runway, and ignores multiple...
21st Mar 2020, 14:44
Replies: 23
Views: 17,828
Posted By TriStar_drvr

The casinos and shows are all closed.

The casinos and shows are all closed.
Forum: Rotorheads
2nd Feb 2020, 17:22
Replies: 756
Views: 858,551
Posted By TriStar_drvr

the ceiling is height above ground. Pilots give...

the ceiling is height above ground. Pilots give their altitude at height above mean seal level. Van Nuys field elevation is around 700 feet above seal level. Therefore a ceiling of 1100 feet would...
30th Dec 2019, 22:55
Replies: 143
Views: 102,186
Posted By TriStar_drvr

Southwest B-737 Captain 490 hours block 98...

Southwest
B-737 Captain
490 hours block
98 days worked plus 4 paid recurrent training days
$235,000 plus $35,000 to pension fund
Expect an additional 10-12% ($23,000-$27000) profit sharing...
11th Dec 2019, 19:40
Replies: 11
Views: 5,129
Posted By TriStar_drvr

A piece of a propeller blade penetrated the...

A piece of a propeller blade penetrated the fuselage. Perhaps the blade let go on the takeoff roll, and during the abort the aircraft was allowed to drift off the runway. Or the aircraft drifted off...
26th Nov 2019, 19:28
Replies: 1,540
Views: 1,658,131
Posted By TriStar_drvr

Final report released today. ...

Final report released today.

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-russia-crash-flydubai/report-cites-pilot-error-in-2016-russia-flydubai-plane-crash-idUSKBN1Y01QD

I can’t find a link to the...
11th Sep 2019, 17:30
Replies: 101
Views: 75,046
Posted By TriStar_drvr

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/...

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/1500x2000/img_20190717_214352607_44e08fc92d4ceaf86a2ffbcf0a4f861c83c33fb2.jpg
This is from my recent training. Although the Sim obviously cannot...
7th May 2019, 21:05
Replies: 483
Views: 985,260
Posted By TriStar_drvr

We don’t know what “crippled” state this airliner...

We don’t know what “crippled” state this airliner was in. I’ve seen reports that it was in “direct law.” Doesn’t that just remove protections from pitch and bank exceedances? Other reports indicate...
4th Apr 2019, 03:34
Replies: 5,120
Views: 10,797,446
Posted By TriStar_drvr

I agree. When did we stop becoming pilots?

I agree. When did we stop becoming pilots?
26th Mar 2019, 21:59
Replies: 44
Views: 35,628
Posted By TriStar_drvr

That is true, no commercial service. However both...

That is true, no commercial service. However both Boeing and GE have test facilities there. Also a paint shop for airliners. Southwest has decided to fly all 34 of its Max aircraft there for storage...
21st Mar 2019, 18:40
Replies: 5,120
Views: 10,797,446
Posted By TriStar_drvr

No. At rotation flaps would be extended. MCAS...

No. At rotation flaps would be extended. MCAS does not engage with the flaps extended.
11th Mar 2019, 15:10
Replies: 5,120
Views: 10,797,446
Posted By TriStar_drvr

Thank you. Condolences to the friends and...

Thank you.

Condolences to the friends and family of the passengers and crew. Why don’t we let them Rest In Peace while the investigators sort this out.
5th Mar 2019, 21:28
Replies: 12
Views: 4,192
Posted By TriStar_drvr

Minimum planned arrival 737 NG is 5000 lbs. at my...

Minimum planned arrival 737 NG is 5000 lbs. at my company.
22nd Jan 2019, 16:08
Replies: 2,408
Views: 2,784,978
Posted By TriStar_drvr

Here’s the registration info from the FAA for...

Here’s the registration info from the FAA for N264DB.

https://registry.faa.gov/aircraftinquiry/NNum_Results.aspx?NNumbertxt=264DB%20

The address of the owner is in Norfolk UK.
4th Jan 2019, 06:24
Replies: 26
Views: 11,047
Posted By TriStar_drvr

Nearly twelve years ago I was a new hire pilot in...

Nearly twelve years ago I was a new hire pilot in training for his airline. After a long (boring) day of ground school on the second floor of the training center, I was rushing down the stairs to...
Forum: Tech Log
2nd Jan 2019, 06:41
6th Dec 2018, 23:16
Replies: 190
Views: 75,913
Posted By TriStar_drvr

A divert would certainly be an option, but if the...

A divert would certainly be an option, but if the airport was above landing minimums and your perfromance calculations indicated the aircraft could be stopped on the runway, would you divert?...
6th Dec 2018, 21:25
Replies: 190
Views: 75,913
Posted By TriStar_drvr

Runway 8 is the only one with an instrument...

Runway 8 is the only one with an instrument approach and yes, it is grooved. Circling to another runway would not be an option in that weather.
17th Nov 2018, 00:39
Replies: 2,099
Views: 1,309,948
Posted By TriStar_drvr

Here’s a screenshot of my training for the Max....

Here’s a screenshot of my training for the Max. As I’ve only flown around 10 flights on one, I forgot about this change.
...
31st Oct 2018, 21:59
Replies: 2,099
Views: 1,309,948
Posted By TriStar_drvr

That could very well be true, and it would be a...

That could very well be true, and it would be a shame, as the first two items on the airspeed unreliable checklist are autopilot and autothrottles disengage. They are also items two and three on the...
Forum: North America
26th Sep 2018, 19:29
Replies: 5
Views: 1,568
Posted By TriStar_drvr

Yes it is. At the hearing for the Air Canada...

Yes it is. At the hearing for the Air Canada incident at SFO, an NTSB member said the NOTAMS were garbage. The runway closure was on page 8 of 27 for that flight. I got over two pages with 20-30...
16th Aug 2018, 20:33
Replies: 11
Views: 20,265
Posted By TriStar_drvr

That’s interesting. Had the chance to visit Quito...

That’s interesting. Had the chance to visit Quito in January. While walking about in a large park in the city center, my friend and I came upon a DC-4 on display. He wondered how it was brought...
8th Aug 2018, 02:40
Replies: 15
Views: 11,277
Posted By TriStar_drvr

Looks like they went around on the first attempt....

Looks like they went around on the first attempt. Landed 20 minutes later. Maybe your friend saw the first approach that ended in a go around.
13th Jul 2018, 17:42
Replies: 11
Views: 6,762
Posted By TriStar_drvr

I was in line at 1L when I heard a pilot from...

I was in line at 1L when I heard a pilot from that aircraft report the failure and his intentions to deviate from the assigned departure. A pilot from another aircraft on the ground reported seeing...
27th Feb 2018, 06:21
Replies: 8
Views: 2,222
Posted By TriStar_drvr

I live in Victorville and occasionally ride my...

I live in Victorville and occasionally ride my motorcycle out there to take a look. I’ve seen several aircraft that I have flown, retired there. Only a matter of time before I too am, put out to...
7th Sep 2017, 06:14
Replies: 49
Views: 14,528
Posted By TriStar_drvr

Have you considered commuting? As an FO near...

Have you considered commuting? As an FO near upgrade you must be on or very near the eleven year pay rate. You could bid a line that flies 4 three day trips, trade two of them to have two six day...
19th Jul 2017, 00:56
Replies: 8
Views: 5,299
Posted By TriStar_drvr

Accident: Tri-M.G B733 at Wamena on Jul 18th...

Accident: Tri-M.G B733 at Wamena on Jul 18th 2017, runway excursion on landing (http://avherald.com/h?article=4abca18b&opt=0)

Never mind. I see the previous poster beat me to the link.
17th May 2017, 17:41
Replies: 12
Views: 6,121
Posted By TriStar_drvr

Sorry. There was an old guard that resisted...

Sorry. There was an old guard that resisted change. It's getting better now, but unfortunately the damage is done.
10th May 2017, 19:41
Replies: 46
Views: 25,519
Posted By TriStar_drvr

While I agree that the job objection of bus...

While I agree that the job objection of bus drivers and airline pilots is the same, having been a bus driver and now airline pilot, I can assure you that the job description and the training and...
5th Mar 2017, 03:06
Replies: 12
Views: 4,373
Posted By TriStar_drvr

I always thought it would make the ultimate...

I always thought it would make the ultimate flying RV ( or caravan). Short rough field performance, room to haul all your off road toys. If I had an unlimited budget I'd order one...
31st Dec 2016, 10:52
Replies: 60
Views: 49,543
Posted By TriStar_drvr

Cleveland Hopkins Airport (the main airline...

Cleveland Hopkins Airport (the main airline Airport) is southwest of Lakefront Airport. A left turn departure would place the aircraft in the way of arrivals. That's why the right turn on departure.
21st Dec 2016, 07:46
Replies: 158
Views: 169,633
Posted By TriStar_drvr

This clip shows a crash. Were they attempting to...

This clip shows a crash. Were they attempting to return, or was this shot from a different location?

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=cK5Csb0D5dA

Disregard. I see this video was in the first post.
29th Nov 2016, 19:25
Replies: 1,096
Views: 1,196,930
Posted By TriStar_drvr

Dump fuel? Why would you dump fuel when you are...

Dump fuel? Why would you dump fuel when you are damn near out? Here's the answer. This would be humorous but for the fact that dozens of people lost their lives.

Chapecoense plane crash: 75 dead...
19th Oct 2016, 19:12
Replies: 5
Views: 3,158
Posted By TriStar_drvr

Just curious. My daughter, studying in Florence,...

Just curious. My daughter, studying in Florence, recently took a flight from Florence to Geneva. From the picture she sent me, the aircraft appeared to be a Saab 2000 in Etihad livery. Who is...
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