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Forum: Tech Log
4th Apr 2011, 21:54
Replies: 154
Views: 37,775
Posted By DFC

If the lowest minima are based on a 2.5% missed...

If the lowest minima are based on a 2.5% missed approach gradient then there is no need to do any more work. If however, there are minima provided for the 2.5% missed approach and lower minima...
Forum: Tech Log
4th Apr 2011, 08:27
Replies: 154
Views: 37,775
Posted By DFC

This issue is more simple that it first seems. ...

This issue is more simple that it first seems.

Generally, the procedure designer will select a missed approach that requires the minimum climb gradient.

Even where there are no obstacles in...
Forum: ATC Issues
23rd Jan 2011, 17:00
Replies: 29
Views: 3,954
Posted By DFC

Agree 100%. If they don't get out of my way...

Agree 100%.

If they don't get out of my way then I will have to do something so that I survive long enough to write the complaint. :O

Other aircraft have their own crews to look out for...
Forum: ATC Issues
22nd Jan 2011, 21:30
Replies: 29
Views: 3,954
Posted By DFC

The issue about turning is long established and...

The issue about turning is long established and is only in part related to traffic avoidance.

If you want to descend in an expeditious manner do you;

a) shove the control column forward and...
Forum: ATC Issues
9th Jan 2011, 17:44
Replies: 12
Views: 7,790
Posted By DFC

Which is why many years back an instruction had...

Which is why many years back an instruction had to be issued reminding everyone that when applying departure separation for wake turbulence purposes 2 minutes is 120 seconds i.e. don't round the...
Forum: ATC Issues
9th Jan 2011, 17:40
Replies: 45
Views: 5,229
Posted By DFC

In order fror CTAF to work, there would need to...

In order fror CTAF to work, there would need to be quite drastic changes to the airspace structure and the operating practices of the ACCs.

Taking Doncaster as an example;

Replace the current...
Forum: ATC Issues
8th Jan 2011, 21:33
Replies: 12
Views: 7,790
Posted By DFC

ICAO DOC 4444 Chapter 5 - Separation. In...

ICAO DOC 4444 Chapter 5 - Separation.

In the case of one departure following the other it is specified as a minimum departure separation i.e. it applies from the moment of departure (becoming...
3rd Jan 2011, 19:09
Replies: 12
Views: 1,723
Posted By DFC

I did - see, here are the pieces of paper from...

I did - see, here are the pieces of paper from your file that you signed following my debriefs regarding your long briefings, short briefings, groundschool lectures and solo supervisions that I...
2nd Jan 2011, 18:50
Replies: 12
Views: 1,723
Posted By DFC

It is the supervising FI that makes the...

It is the supervising FI that makes the recomendation not the CFI (unless they are doing the supervision).

People who do not demonstrate the required standard should not be recomended;

This...
31st Dec 2010, 19:11
Replies: 12
Views: 1,723
Posted By DFC

Which was it - Operating with no supervision or...

Which was it - Operating with no supervision or the supervising instructor not doing any supervision?

The Restricted FI is learning how to do the job. They need to receive appropriate training...
30th Dec 2010, 17:07
Replies: 12
Views: 1,723
Posted By DFC

There is also the important requirement to have a...

There is also the important requirement to have a recomendation for the restriction to be removed.

One could have supervised 250 solo exercises and have 1000 hours instruction but until one is...
Forum: Tech Log
30th Dec 2010, 17:01
Replies: 58
Views: 12,333
Posted By DFC

That is not what I asked. I asked - Would...

That is not what I asked.

I asked - Would you turn the wrong way at any of the other IAF's?

The procedure designer will have contructed a turn area - why do you feel the need to make up your...
Forum: Tech Log
30th Dec 2010, 16:30
Replies: 58
Views: 12,333
Posted By DFC

PANS OPS has some quite significant differences....

PANS OPS has some quite significant differences. However, let's stick with one standard even if it is not the applicable one.

Can you please construct a turn area based on an aircraft flying...
Forum: Questions
30th Dec 2010, 10:31
Replies: 5
Views: 12,085
Posted By DFC

Go to this part of the Jeppesen site and choose...

Go to this part of the Jeppesen site and choose the N Atlantic Sig Wx EB (Eastbound) or WB (Westbound) as appropriate.

General Aviation Flight Weather Maps | Jeppesen...
Forum: Tech Log
30th Dec 2010, 10:25
Replies: 58
Views: 12,333
Posted By DFC

No problem. I am using DOC8168 as a...

No problem.

I am using DOC8168 as a reference.

What are you using?

Can you provide some reference to DOC8168 or TERPS that shows a turn area constructed for a "long way round" turn?
...
Forum: Tech Log
29th Dec 2010, 18:57
Replies: 58
Views: 12,333
Posted By DFC

By angular change. When pilots are expected to...

By angular change. When pilots are expected to turn onto a new track or heading they are expected to turn "the shortest way" which means through the angle that is the smaller of the two options...
Forum: ATC Issues
29th Dec 2010, 10:36
Replies: 17
Views: 7,616
Posted By DFC

No is the simple answer. ATC can not "order an...

No is the simple answer. ATC can not "order an abort". They can cancel the take-off clearance and as posted above the phraseology is very specific so that there is no doubt about the importance of...
Forum: Tech Log
29th Dec 2010, 10:04
Replies: 58
Views: 12,333
Posted By DFC

Can I start this post with a plea - that might...

Can I start this post with a plea - that might seem obvious - at a turn point always turn the shortest way to the next track (unless there is something specified to the contrary).

Seems that some...
26th Dec 2010, 17:15
Replies: 42
Views: 11,843
Posted By DFC

Line training is an internal company process...

Line training is an internal company process (essential though). That trains a qualified pilot in the company procedures and enables the pilot practice what they have learned under the supervision of...
26th Dec 2010, 09:43
Replies: 42
Views: 11,843
Posted By DFC

Fare paying passengers can not be carried on...

Fare paying passengers can not be carried on training flights.

On a training flight the instructor has to hold an appropriate rating i.e. TRI / TRE.

Line training using Training Captains who...
24th Dec 2010, 17:38
Replies: 42
Views: 11,843
Posted By DFC

Was he not? Then if that was the case the...

Was he not?

Then if that was the case the flight was illegal from the very start. What if none of this had happened and the Commander (in the right seat) became incapacitated?

My...
24th Dec 2010, 10:12
Replies: 12
Views: 6,455
Posted By DFC

Once you get the power setting, I would not worry...

Once you get the power setting, I would not worry too much about the conditions provided that they are accurately recorded since you (or the FTE) will be adjusting them to ISA and the relevant...
24th Dec 2010, 09:33
Replies: 42
Views: 11,843
Posted By DFC

BOAC, I think that what captjns is trying...

BOAC,

I think that what captjns is trying to say is that if the PIC leaves the cockpit for physiological reasons they leave behind a qualified co-pilot at the controls. They pointed out that from...
23rd Dec 2010, 09:24
Replies: 12
Views: 6,455
Posted By DFC

In this case I recomend that you contact the...

In this case I recomend that you contact the aircraft manufacturer and request a figure from them. I would be very surprised if they can't provide a figure.

With no published information I would...
Forum: ATC Issues
21st Dec 2010, 19:10
Replies: 30
Views: 4,732
Posted By DFC

I am aware of the local UK wake categories....

I am aware of the local UK wake categories. However, the point being that these are not used on the flight plan and it is only locally that the type is paired with a different wake category.

As...
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