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16th Jan 2022, 15:37
Replies: 11
Views: 604
Posted By awair

Pre-digital? When flaps could be approximately...

Pre-digital? When flaps could be approximately the same, left & right, without undue worrying…

or, to account for (poor) pilot eyesight?

The gauges look familiar, and I think it’s for the...
Forum: Tech Log
14th Jan 2022, 03:22
Replies: 5
Views: 986
Posted By awair

Two techniques that work for me (777, with &...

Two techniques that work for me (777, with & without TAC):

Maintain directional control using the RW as visual reference for as long as possible. Rotating slower (as per FCTM) to avoid airspeed...
11th Jan 2022, 02:24
Replies: 3
SFI
Views: 344
Posted By awair

It's a little more complicated… Refer to...

It's a little more complicated…

Refer to Section 7, which describes SFI privileges as “synthetic flight instruction… for the MCC training course” FCL.905.SFI (c) (2).

Which is in contrast to...
29th Dec 2021, 17:22
Replies: 297
Views: 109,122
Posted By awair

It should also be considered that this might not...

It should also be considered that this might not have been ‘just an MCP error’, and that unreliable airspeed (ie a genuine failure) may have been root cause.
29th Dec 2021, 17:17
Replies: 297
Views: 109,122
Posted By awair

A couple of comments: I’ve only ever seen...

A couple of comments:

I’ve only ever seen one pilot set 0000, pre-departure, as a “reminder”. I advised that this wasn’t a good idea…

Rotation is not trained or based on the FD, although most...
Forum: Tech Log
17th Dec 2021, 05:56
Replies: 21
Views: 2,676
Posted By awair

In terms of ETOPS… An Adequate airfield is...

In terms of ETOPS…

An Adequate airfield is one that is suitable to land on, in terms of performance etc.
A Suitable airfield is an adequate one, that also meets ETOPS weather requirements....
5th Dec 2021, 12:45
Replies: 10
Views: 2,554
Posted By awair

If it's a third-party publicly run platform,...

If it's a third-party publicly run platform, however secret/anonymous/restricted, there is always a risk that it will be classed as 'social media'.

In some parts of the world, your union might...
Forum: Jet Blast
16th Nov 2021, 06:39
Replies: 14
Views: 1,500
Posted By awair

Not sure if an Amp would strictly be necessary. ...

Not sure if an Amp would strictly be necessary.

Newer TVs have an 'Arc' return via HDMI. I've been very happy with a Yamaha soundbar, and paired wifi speakers for the surround. They are also...
Forum: Tech Log
12th Nov 2021, 03:53
Replies: 3
Views: 762
Posted By awair

Short (non-technical) answer: Regulated -...

Short (non-technical) answer:

Regulated - you can fly through, only with permission (eg IFR flight plan, weather avoidance etc)
Non-regulated - you can fly through, at your own risk, permission...
10th Nov 2021, 14:08
Replies: 9
Views: 795
Posted By awair

It doesn't make sense, but: Suitable (ETOPS)...

It doesn't make sense, but:

Suitable (ETOPS) = weather required
Adequate (to keep you non-ETOPS) = no weather required

At least that's the way it's written. So you could fly from the the...
Forum: Tech Log
9th Nov 2021, 05:08
Replies: 23
Views: 5,122
Posted By awair

The 777 initially had a note, that I believe was...

The 777 initially had a note, that I believe was misunderstood, stating that Max Manual Braking exceeds Max Auto. This statement gives support to your interpretation, but may not be what was...
Forum: Middle East
5th Nov 2021, 05:30
Replies: 10
Views: 2,875
Posted By awair

Are you referring to a 61.58 PIC check? if...

Are you referring to a 61.58 PIC check?

if not, there is no requirement for an annual IR: maintain your “6 in 6” currency, and never have to do another IPC.

Also, unless you are a US citizen,...
25th Oct 2021, 13:53
Replies: 9
Views: 801
Posted By awair

My screenshot above was for both exams. I've now...

My screenshot above was for both exams. I've now inserted a space between...

The apps are the iOS versions, which have been continually updated for free since I first purchased. Android is also...
19th Oct 2021, 15:18
Replies: 9
Views: 801
Posted By awair

Having just checked, my ASA apps were out of...

Having just checked, my ASA apps were out of date…

The publisher frequently updates the app (for free).

The options for testing/practise now include both the PEP and IEP options. Even more...
19th Oct 2021, 15:09
Replies: 32
Views: 6,790
Posted By awair

In the opposite case, I know of one recipient of...

In the opposite case, I know of one recipient of a war widow's pension who was 'encouraged' to relinquish that pension. Because of a subsequent supposed 'common law' relationship. [The pension would...
19th Oct 2021, 15:04
Replies: 9
Views: 801
Posted By awair

Based on my experience with IFP, I would suspect...

Based on my experience with IFP, I would suspect that it will also include Regulations and Airport Procedures.

Since the FAA have still not completed converting all Knowledge Test questions to the...
Forum: Tech Log
14th Oct 2021, 21:49
Replies: 9
Views: 2,184
Posted By awair

The 777 gives an EICAS alert if the system is...

The 777 gives an EICAS alert if the system is off, and ice is detected.
3rd Oct 2021, 10:56
Replies: 7
Views: 1,331
Posted By awair

To clarify, this is under FAA rules. For...

To clarify, this is under FAA rules.

For example, a B737 type rating also adds the MEL class rating, if not held already. The Type is seen as a sub-division of the Class. This is not how it is...
Forum: North America
3rd Oct 2021, 03:04
Replies: 78
Views: 24,597
Posted By awair

Possibly… This application route, for...

Possibly…

This application route, for EB2-NIW, has the potential to work. However, it consists of two separate parts. The National Interest Waiver (NIW), for which pilots might successfully...
3rd Oct 2021, 02:47
Replies: 7
Views: 1,331
Posted By awair

Two separate questions involved here: employment...

Two separate questions involved here: employment processing and certification.

As a wild guess, I would suggest that no one will look at an application (except maybe ex-military) if you don't have...
Forum: Tech Log
2nd Oct 2021, 21:36
Replies: 1
Views: 687
Posted By awair

I would say that you are correct. For low...

I would say that you are correct. For low Quantity, it may be possible to preserve some quantity to enable use the brakes.

Once the system has low Pressure (from loss of quantity), this is no...
9th Sep 2021, 05:05
Replies: 4
Views: 374
Posted By awair

The ASA Prepware app (for iOS) will give you the...

The ASA Prepware app (for iOS) will give you the option of studying for 'Instrument for Foreign Pilots'. Although the database is not as comprehensive as Gleim or Sheppard, it is good enough for a...
27th Aug 2021, 02:57
Replies: 10
Views: 1,217
Posted By awair

Sub-part K GM1 FCL.1015 (b) & (c) This is...

Sub-part K
GM1 FCL.1015 (b) & (c)

This is only guidance: the (M) items specified in Appendix 9, as detailed in your NAA Examiner Report form, all need to be completed.

I can only presume that...
Replies: 11
Views: 2,799
Posted By awair

Just to clarify: Yes, and you will get the T/R ...

Just to clarify:
Yes, and you will get the T/R
Yes, probably 2 sessions plus check
No, the 737 is MEL, you get that too!

Good luck.
Replies: 11
Views: 2,799
Posted By awair

There is a school (in Florida?) that has approval...

There is a school (in Florida?) that has approval for the ATP checkride in the Sim, just for the ATP-MEL. I can't remember if it is on A320 or B737.

This results in a slight saving. However the...
Forum: Middle East
26th Aug 2021, 03:36
Replies: 7
Views: 2,036
Posted By awair

If you have a current ICAO rating, there should...

If you have a current ICAO rating, there should be no training requirement for a renewal - only an (ATO's) Course Completion Certificate, stating no training required.

If you are current on type,...
18th Aug 2021, 03:08
Replies: 8
Views: 1,219
Posted By awair

Two different questions: 1) Are you...

Two different questions:

1) Are you converting - applying for a Foreign-based certificate, or
2) Applying for a full FAA certificate, using existing experience and flight training?

Normally...
Replies: 9
Views: 1,286
Posted By awair

If you are trying to save money, and you do not...

If you are trying to save money, and you do not intend to fly an MEP, then the Sim is a viable option.

1) Complete the IR revalidation before the end of October. You will require a course...
Forum: Rotorheads
5th Jul 2021, 01:11
Replies: 3
Views: 862
Posted By awair

Paragraph (e) refers. Yes, an ICAO check resets...

Paragraph (e) refers. Yes, an ICAO check resets the clock.

Typically the 'competent authority' defers to the ATO. So as long as the rating is on the front of your license, you should have no...
Replies: 3
Views: 1,272
Posted By awair

It's been a while: To get an answer of 274… ...

It's been a while:

To get an answer of 274…

300 Indicated (compass) bearing, less
002 compass deviation, gives
298 corrected magnetic bearing, less
024 magnetic variation at aircraft
274...
Forum: North America
12th Jun 2021, 18:44
Replies: 4
Views: 934
Posted By awair

Good luck with this. The FAA letter is valid...

Good luck with this.

The FAA letter is valid for a maximum of 6 months, or the verifying authority's duration. The GCAA were previously only issuing letters valid for 90 days…

…which makes...
Forum: Tech Log
10th Jun 2021, 15:31
Replies: 3
Views: 1,415
Posted By awair

I must say I preferred the comment from shukran ,...

I must say I preferred the comment from shukran , but now Uplink , you've gone and ruined it… :ugh:

“Challenge accepted”

Firstly, mothergoose1 , you don't say if you are on a Type Rating...
10th Jun 2021, 08:24
Replies: 5
Views: 1,795
Posted By awair

There is a separate validation for Former UK...

There is a separate validation for Former UK Part-FCL Licenseholders - CAP2085:
https://publicapps.caa.co.uk/modalapplication.aspx?appid=11&mode=detail&id=10084

justmaybe This provides the...
Replies: 4
Views: 987
Posted By awair

Sorry for the thread drift, forgot to add the key...

Sorry for the thread drift, forgot to add the key element…

The EASA Examiner must have had their Examiner certificate issued prior to 31/12/2020....
9th Jun 2021, 16:46
Replies: 4
Views: 657
Posted By awair

selfin is correct: your 61.75 certificate is...

selfin is correct: your 61.75 certificate is still good, as long as:

Your UK license number has not changed, and is exactly the same as on the FAA cert.
You have a current Flight Review
You...
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