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23rd May 2022, 18:05
Replies: 358
Views: 153,227
Posted By Dropp the Pilot

"To hear a fellow pilot scoff at the idea of hand...

"To hear a fellow pilot scoff at the idea of hand flying what looks like a pretty basic SID does not sit well for me"

So sorry to dissappoint you. I've lost a lot of sleep over your disapproval...
22nd May 2022, 21:35
Replies: 74
Views: 41,981
Posted By Dropp the Pilot

"Having many hours doesn’t automatically mean you...

"Having many hours doesn’t automatically mean you are suitable to be a captain."

This is manifestly true. Unfortunately, add a pilot union into the mix which will protect and promote even it's...
10th May 2022, 21:08
Replies: 81
Views: 22,562
Posted By Dropp the Pilot

Thousands and thousands of hours sitting behind...

Thousands and thousands of hours sitting behind pilots in the simulator from which I can tell you........ pilots these days don't know how to scan and fly. There is a need to dramatize and...
4th May 2022, 00:17
Replies: 57
Views: 23,758
Posted By Dropp the Pilot

Next time you see an EK captain with a small star...

Next time you see an EK captain with a small star added to his four-bar epaulets and his coat sleeves ask him if he knows how that star became a necessary feature. Entertaining story.
3rd May 2022, 19:54
Replies: 23
Views: 8,990
Posted By Dropp the Pilot

Both pilots on their phones Radar set at +2...

Both pilots on their phones
Radar set at +2 degrees tilt to avoid those annoying colors on the screen
passengers injured

Pilots say it was because of "clear air turbulence"

Nobody's fault...
2nd May 2022, 00:11
Replies: 180
Views: 84,754
Posted By Dropp the Pilot

Pushing the TOGA switch a second time will have...

Pushing the TOGA switch a second time will have caused the thrust to increase from an already generous amount to full whack. On an airplane at max landing weight that would have changed the maneuver...
Forum: Middle East
29th Apr 2022, 15:11
Replies: 72
Views: 26,973
Posted By Dropp the Pilot

Mercifully, unions are banned in the UAE. ...

Mercifully, unions are banned in the UAE. Without threats and intimidation to unnaturally disguise an employee's value, what is revealed is the market value of any employee.

Whatever Emirates is...
27th Apr 2022, 19:53
Replies: 180
Views: 84,754
Posted By Dropp the Pilot

So....nothing wrong with the airplane other than...

So....nothing wrong with the airplane other than that the two people sitting farthest forward were not competent and disciplined pilots.

Quelle surprise.
25th Apr 2022, 14:32
Replies: 180
Views: 84,754
Posted By Dropp the Pilot

No. No. and...... No ...

No. No. and...... No


https://www.pprune.org/rumours-news/644277-lot-chocolates-going-around-2.html
24th Apr 2022, 14:44
Replies: 180
Views: 84,754
Posted By Dropp the Pilot

Nothing wrong with the airplane then, eh? The...

Nothing wrong with the airplane then, eh? The original pilots must be feeling pretty smug. They've known that for 19 days.
20th Apr 2022, 15:02
Replies: 180
Views: 84,754
Posted By Dropp the Pilot

A face-saving method for the crew and the...

A face-saving method for the crew and the airline.

After the aircraft arrived at the terminal It wouldn't have taken two minutes to download the FOQA and maintenance computer which will have shown...
14th Apr 2022, 15:33
Replies: 180
Views: 84,754
Posted By Dropp the Pilot

'and even manual control didn't work?' There...

'and even manual control didn't work?'

There is no manual control on the 777.

A couple of spoilers will function via cables and you can also crudely jerk the stab incrementally with cable...
12th Apr 2022, 22:52
Replies: 358
Views: 153,227
Posted By Dropp the Pilot

A bulletin. Good. Now how do we weed out...

A bulletin. Good.

Now how do we weed out the pilots who will take 350 passengers, roll them off the end of the runway and then fly blissfully towards an apartment building without it occurring...
12th Apr 2022, 17:16
Replies: 180
Views: 84,754
Posted By Dropp the Pilot

Very common problem both in the sim and the real...

Very common problem both in the sim and the real world and makes for an exceedingly untidy go-around.

If you are blessed to be 777 pilot, you have one sure fire defense: when the EGPWS calls "one...
8th Apr 2022, 15:15
Replies: 180
Views: 84,754
Posted By Dropp the Pilot

Captain Kremin's version is almost certainly...

Captain Kremin's version is almost certainly correct because the embarrassed and flustered crew immediately darted back to the airport and landed. Maybe hoping nobody had noticed?

If they had...
Forum: Middle East
7th Mar 2022, 23:47
Replies: 130
Views: 79,444
Posted By Dropp the Pilot

If an aircraft is being "flown" by a "pilot"...

If an aircraft is being "flown" by a "pilot" sufficiently obtuse to think it's just fine to fly a 777 at 2 degrees of pitch after takeoff no "trap" on earth will save you.

The only fix is for the...
21st Feb 2022, 22:58
Replies: 358
Views: 153,227
Posted By Dropp the Pilot

Nothing was lost in translation The report...

Nothing was lost in translation

The report states that "she followed the flight director command" because she followed the flight director command.
Forum: Middle East
4th Feb 2022, 15:49
Replies: 130
Views: 79,444
Posted By Dropp the Pilot

No matter how you slice it, the incompetence is...

No matter how you slice it, the incompetence is breath-taking. Should we expect to hear more or has the EK machine succesfully buried this?

Good video, marred by the statement near the end that...
Forum: Middle East
19th Jan 2022, 00:44
Replies: 130
Views: 79,444
Posted By Dropp the Pilot

People may be chasing their tail(strikes) here: ...

People may be chasing their tail(strikes) here:

In ancient times on the 777-300 if a trailstrike was reported by the cabin crew or tower but no EICAS had occurred, the crew could pressurize and...
13th Jan 2022, 00:56
Replies: 87
Views: 42,793
Posted By Dropp the Pilot

Ah the weknowbetterwe'reEmirates and the 777...

Ah the weknowbetterwe'reEmirates and the 777 brake fans. Now that's an even better story than the thread starts with.
5th Jan 2022, 16:10
Replies: 358
Views: 153,227
Posted By Dropp the Pilot

"Manual flying" at many airlines (including the...

"Manual flying" at many airlines (including the airline in the spotlight) means disconnecting the AP but leaving the FD and ATHR connected.

This is not only of zero value in maintaining,...
4th Jan 2022, 15:46
Replies: 358
Views: 153,227
Posted By Dropp the Pilot

Not sarcasm

Not sarcasm
4th Jan 2022, 02:09
Replies: 358
Views: 153,227
Posted By Dropp the Pilot

Yes, those would be stunningly thin margins if...

Yes, those would be stunningly thin margins if they were true, but here in the real-world a 300ER

- normal unstick is at 8.5 degrees. The tail will strike at 10 degrees IF the pilot (who is in a...
3rd Jan 2022, 23:49
Replies: 358
Views: 153,227
Posted By Dropp the Pilot

Thread drift alert: A good preflight...

Thread drift alert:

A good preflight briefing for any RAAS-equipped airplane: ...."and on this flight we will totally ignore all RAAS call-outs except for 'on taxiway' and 'altimeter...
2nd Jan 2022, 20:42
Replies: 358
Views: 153,227
Posted By Dropp the Pilot

There are a relatively small number of people who...

There are a relatively small number of people who get to fly 350-ton airplanes in their career. The number of people who train on those airplanes is smaller. An even smaller number of those trainers...
Forum: Middle East
15th Dec 2021, 00:22
Replies: 1,251
Views: 1,166,382
Posted By Dropp the Pilot

I enjoy a good Qatar or EK bash as much as the...

I enjoy a good Qatar or EK bash as much as the next retiree but speaking of Qatar in Brisbane, it IS all the pilot's fault.

Perhaps things have changed but I remember it being a job for big boys...
Forum: Middle East
15th Nov 2021, 03:56
Replies: 156
Views: 89,764
Posted By Dropp the Pilot

Sitting at the bar with Don and Fat bemoaning...

Sitting at the bar with Don and Fat bemoaning injustices they suffered 18 (eighteen!) years ago. How long would it take before you remembered you needed to go home and give your dog a bath?
...
25th Oct 2021, 13:14
Replies: 175
Views: 100,192
Posted By Dropp the Pilot

Should have made a shout-out earlier, but the...

Should have made a shout-out earlier, but the video I linked to is by "MentourPilot" and if you are not yet familiar with his work, you very much should be - especially if you are in the start phase...
23rd Oct 2021, 20:45
Replies: 175
Views: 100,192
Posted By Dropp the Pilot

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=61_TqeITE3I

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=61_TqeITE3I
Forum: Middle East
4th Aug 2021, 16:11
Replies: 35
Views: 20,581
Posted By Dropp the Pilot

Knight of the Long Knives?

Two weeks without a post from any of the EK mob which has to be some kind of record. Has there perhaps been another ramp-up in social media monitoring by Al Stasi?
Forum: Middle East
3rd Jun 2021, 14:08
Replies: 1,984
Views: 1,851,282
Posted By Dropp the Pilot

Awww...some people think the A380 is coming back....

Awww...some people think the A380 is coming back.

Bless.
Forum: Middle East
30th Apr 2021, 03:26
Replies: 1,984
Views: 1,851,282
Posted By Dropp the Pilot

You will always find Fatbus the first off the...

You will always find Fatbus the first off the mark with small words of encouragement. Have a look back at his posting history since the beginning of the debacle. A true blessing to us all in these...
26th Apr 2021, 18:36
Replies: 235
Views: 90,565
Posted By Dropp the Pilot

Don thinks the A380 makes money. Timmy thinks...

Don thinks the A380 makes money. Timmy thinks the A380 makes money. That makes two people according to my calculator.

Every other airline executive on the planet appears to be of the opinion...
Forum: Jet Blast
15th Apr 2021, 18:44
Replies: 25
Views: 3,072
Posted By Dropp the Pilot

Prepare for a major revision to all normal checklists

No more "Master Switch" lest offense is given. It is now the "Primary Switch".

FFS
...
Forum: Middle East
10th Apr 2021, 18:22
Replies: 1,984
Views: 1,851,282
Posted By Dropp the Pilot

Indeed I do. But you don't need to search...

Indeed I do.

But you don't need to search out one of us fine aviators with our razor-sharp intellects. There will never be another 380 constructed. This is NOT because Tim Clark had the...
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