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24th Dec 2016, 09:05
Replies: 36
Views: 11,899
Posted By Stuck_in_an_ATR

Chesty is right. I was in the same situation a...

Chesty is right. I was in the same situation a couple of years ago and took ATR command (actually was even a bit forced into it, instead of going for a RH seat in a jet).

It didn't feel entirely...
Forum: Questions
26th Sep 2014, 23:29
Replies: 15
Views: 4,301
Posted By Stuck_in_an_ATR

Try "Air Traffic Control">DOC8168>Altimiter...

Try "Air Traffic Control">DOC8168>Altimiter setting procedures

Don't have the paragraph in front of me, but it says that unless you are under radar vectors, you should correct all MOC...
Forum: Tech Log
17th Feb 2014, 17:39
Replies: 12
Views: 3,270
Posted By Stuck_in_an_ATR

Don't have original source at hand, but on the...

Don't have original source at hand, but on the course in Toulouse it was always PF... Google "A320 FCTM" and you'll find a generic Airbus copy
1st Feb 2014, 19:42
Replies: 332
Views: 171,565
Posted By Stuck_in_an_ATR

Re basing: IIRC, everyone's original contact...

Re basing: IIRC, everyone's original contact stipulated Mumbai as base, and after release on-line we got a written notification of base change. Make of it what you will...
1st Feb 2014, 17:43
Replies: 332
Views: 171,565
Posted By Stuck_in_an_ATR

Hi guys, I worked for Jet (on a different...

Hi guys,

I worked for Jet (on a different type) a couple of years ago and I think I can offer some perspective for those who consider the job. So, here's my 3 Rupees worth:

- the contract was...
30th Oct 2013, 19:04
Replies: 219
Views: 117,919
Posted By Stuck_in_an_ATR

@747JJ, I do understand that e-training is...

@747JJ,

I do understand that e-training is duty (and AFAIK it is counted as such and appears in the rosters, at least nowadays) and I have no problem with that.

What I was against, was moaning...
30th Oct 2013, 17:55
Replies: 219
Views: 117,919
Posted By Stuck_in_an_ATR

No, I will never understand all this moaning and...

No, I will never understand all this moaning and whining for no valid reason...

Seriously, does having "e-training" put in your roster make you happier? Coz' it doesnt' change ANYTHING with regard...
30th Oct 2013, 09:48
Replies: 219
Views: 117,919
Posted By Stuck_in_an_ATR

Dear Wizzkid, First of all, thank you for your...

Dear Wizzkid, First of all, thank you for your interest in my career. Actually my ATR time has been a great experience and I can only recommend it to all whizz-kids that go straight from a Cessna to...
29th Oct 2013, 11:58
Replies: 219
Views: 117,919
Posted By Stuck_in_an_ATR

@Syntax If the airline (actually, any...

@Syntax

If the airline (actually, any airline) rosters you a day for training, you will either:
- lose a day OFF, or
- lose a day flying

Is it really so hard to understand?!:ugh:
Forum: Questions
18th Oct 2013, 16:47
Replies: 15
Views: 6,091
Posted By Stuck_in_an_ATR

Witnessed a similar situation recently... Seems...

Witnessed a similar situation recently... Seems there's always some smartass (or several of them) ready to chip in and tell anyone they're on guard, without even listening what's going on... :ugh:
Forum: Rotorheads
23rd Jul 2013, 10:56
Replies: 11
Views: 3,121
Posted By Stuck_in_an_ATR

Out of curiosity, where can one get such an...

Out of curiosity, where can one get such an awesome job? :ok:

Coming back to logbooks, I also keep 2 separate. It's easier to add hours from 2 logbooks when needed, than weed out the needed data...
Forum: Tech Log
18th Jun 2013, 19:48
Replies: 55
Views: 23,629
Posted By Stuck_in_an_ATR

@A33Zab. Haven't seen the FOT you mentioned. The...

@A33Zab. Haven't seen the FOT you mentioned. The explanation provided by Airbus seems a bit obscure, but still - thanks for info!
Forum: Tech Log
18th Jun 2013, 09:27
Replies: 55
Views: 23,629
Posted By Stuck_in_an_ATR

Wasn't it because the BUSS green AoA range is...

Wasn't it because the BUSS green AoA range is valid for low altitudes only? (No Mach correction on stall AoA)
Forum: Tech Log
17th Jun 2013, 10:16
Replies: 18
Views: 15,013
Posted By Stuck_in_an_ATR

That's why we get paid big bucks on the ATR... :E

That's why we get paid big bucks on the ATR... :E
Forum: Tech Log
5th Jun 2013, 21:48
Replies: 103
Views: 50,013
Posted By Stuck_in_an_ATR

Thx... How does it affect brake temps and ability...

Thx... How does it affect brake temps and ability to vacate A, or B on the 320? I've always thought distance to vacate is a bit short-ish for F3...
Forum: Tech Log
5th Jun 2013, 12:37
Replies: 103
Views: 50,013
Posted By Stuck_in_an_ATR

My ropey flying had nothing to do with it (this...

My ropey flying had nothing to do with it (this time, at least! :}). However, speed control by Autothrust was poorer than expected under conditions prevailing (slightly thermal/gusty, but nothing...
4th Jun 2013, 08:30
Replies: 2
Views: 1,652
Posted By Stuck_in_an_ATR

If it's the airline I'm thinking of (not many...

If it's the airline I'm thinking of (not many Hungarian airlines based in PL), then you pay your taxes in Switzerland and Polish tax authority seems to be ok. with that so far. Your income will be...
Forum: Tech Log
4th Jun 2013, 07:34
Replies: 103
Views: 50,013
Posted By Stuck_in_an_ATR

I remember seeing a presentation by Airbus on...

I remember seeing a presentation by Airbus on savings by using Idle Rev and F3.

The conclusion was that it made sense to use F3 only in conjunction with LO BRK/IDLE REV. Anything more than that...
22nd May 2013, 20:35
Replies: 32
Views: 15,729
Posted By Stuck_in_an_ATR

Still beats shelling out +50k Eur for type rating...

Still beats shelling out +50k Eur for type rating and line training... Doesn't it? :E
Forum: Tech Log
12th May 2013, 19:27
Replies: 7
Views: 2,013
Posted By Stuck_in_an_ATR

Out of curiosity (I fly the '320 and we don't...

Out of curiosity (I fly the '320 and we don't have this button but I had it on some previous types)

When pushing ALT during climb:

- does the AP capture the altitude at the moment when the...
Forum: Tech Log
29th Apr 2013, 18:46
Replies: 16
Views: 2,237
Posted By Stuck_in_an_ATR

A few points: 1) You seem to be confusing...

A few points:

1) You seem to be confusing going visual with going VFR. The former does not automatically mean the latter - visual approach is still a part of IFR flight

2) Re your comments...
Forum: Tech Log
28th Apr 2013, 17:01
Replies: 44
Views: 24,504
Posted By Stuck_in_an_ATR

With all the advantages of the AC power, why some...

With all the advantages of the AC power, why some aircraft (mostly turboprops, like eg. ATR or the Q400) use 28V DC as their primary power source?:confused:
Forum: Tech Log
25th Apr 2013, 07:36
Replies: 18
Views: 4,650
Posted By Stuck_in_an_ATR

On our aircraft, you can read the T/O cg. from...

On our aircraft, you can read the T/O cg. from MCDU FUEL PRED page after engine start. This can be set directly on on the trimwheel, which has a cg. scale.

We have fairly new airframes though, no...
Forum: Tech Log
17th Apr 2013, 07:57
Replies: 18
Views: 4,650
Posted By Stuck_in_an_ATR

You must have missed something :8 The Bus...

You must have missed something :8

The Bus MCDU is capable of calculating the T/O CG as described in posts above.

However, SOP's vary from operator to operator. AFAIR, the official Airbus way...
Forum: Tech Log
16th Apr 2013, 16:47
Replies: 18
Views: 4,650
Posted By Stuck_in_an_ATR

It does (sort of). You insert ZFW, ZFCG and Block...

It does (sort of). You insert ZFW, ZFCG and Block fuel into the box and it calculates the TOW and T/O CG - you then set the THS accordingly. Heard that some newer Airbii set the THS for takeoff...
Forum: Tech Log
15th Apr 2013, 08:38
Replies: 18
Views: 4,650
Posted By Stuck_in_an_ATR

Since the original Q was re-written, I'll expand...

Since the original Q was re-written, I'll expand my answer... :)

The THS setting for T/O in the A320 is solely a function of T/O cg - ie. how the aircraft was loaded.

The value of T/O cg. is...
Forum: Tech Log
15th Apr 2013, 08:12
Replies: 18
Views: 4,650
Posted By Stuck_in_an_ATR

Could you be more specific with your question? ...

Could you be more specific with your question?

We normally obtain the T/O C.G. by entering loadsheet data (ZFW, ZF CG and FOB) into the FMGS. No flip charts needed. We then set the THS...
Forum: Tech Log
21st Mar 2013, 13:12
Replies: 13
Views: 2,621
Posted By Stuck_in_an_ATR

If the VSI indications made sense and were...

If the VSI indications made sense and were consistent with altitude, GPS altitude or the FPV, I'd use them. If not, I'd disregard them...
Forum: Tech Log
21st Mar 2013, 13:02
Replies: 10
Views: 3,196
Posted By Stuck_in_an_ATR

Thanks for replies gentlemen. Looks like it's the...

Thanks for replies gentlemen. Looks like it's the tail that has to clear the color-coded line. I would still appreciate some official refernence (Icao annex or some such)...

The reason I am...
Forum: Tech Log
20th Mar 2013, 16:35
Replies: 10
Views: 3,196
Posted By Stuck_in_an_ATR

LVO - when is A/C clear of CATII/III ILS sensitive Area?

Hi!

Which part of the A/C must be clear of the color-coded TWY centerline to vacate ILS-sensitive area?

So far, I've heard two schools oh thought on this:

1) The TAIL must be clear of the...
Forum: Tech Log
19th Mar 2013, 22:51
Replies: 18
Views: 29,450
Posted By Stuck_in_an_ATR

From A-320 AMM:

From A-320 AMM:
6th Mar 2013, 19:14
Replies: 50
Views: 44,361
Posted By Stuck_in_an_ATR

Not going anywhere now (happy as ever with...

Not going anywhere now (happy as ever with airline flying), but if, hypothetically, I had to...

Recently I started toying with an idea of a career at sea (I'm a vagabond by nature. any 9-5 job...
Replies: 2
Views: 820
Posted By Stuck_in_an_ATR

Try Prairie Air Service in Benton - did my CPL/IR...

Try Prairie Air Service in Benton - did my CPL/IR there (quite while ago) and loved the place :ok:
Forum: Tech Log
26th Feb 2013, 08:09
Replies: 69
Views: 31,279
Posted By Stuck_in_an_ATR

@Flappo, A.Pilot is correct. You'll get SRS...

@Flappo,

A.Pilot is correct. You'll get SRS GA TRK anytime TOGA is selected and flap lever at 1 or more - regardless of the flight phase.

Found it out in the sim the hard way as well...:ugh:
Forum: Tech Log
25th Feb 2013, 13:24
Replies: 69
Views: 31,279
Posted By Stuck_in_an_ATR

IIRC, 'LVR CLB' is flashing on the FMA above the...

IIRC, 'LVR CLB' is flashing on the FMA above the acceleration alt and the FD maintains SRS till the TL's are retarded back to the CLB detent. I can be mistaken, though...
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