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2nd Oct 2021, 20:35
Replies: 80
Views: 10,937
Posted By KayPam

Well, that's rather off topic. In most...

Well, that's rather off topic.

In most countries, you can be mask free, you just can't go to the restaurant, the movies, the theater, you can't go buy groceries, you can't walk outside in many...
1st Oct 2021, 19:20
Replies: 80
Views: 10,937
Posted By KayPam

It depends. If people around the world start to...

It depends.
If people around the world start to understand that they have the right to say they don't want masks anymore, even if it costs some lives or some "long covid", maybe we will have a...
23rd Apr 2021, 19:39
Replies: 4
Views: 1,761
Posted By KayPam

When I began flying the 320, I found myself...

When I began flying the 320, I found myself mentally confused with the ND.
The variable scale from 10 to 320 nm did not allow me to intuitively grasp the the distances and times that were displayed....
15th Apr 2021, 00:30
Replies: 55
Views: 14,404
Posted By KayPam

Other problems : Orly is an airport limited by...

Other problems :
Orly is an airport limited by its slots.
Cancel a flight with the shorter flight time, that frees up a spot.
Free up a spot, another flight can take place. Since the cancelled...
15th Apr 2021, 00:24
Replies: 55
Views: 14,404
Posted By KayPam

Asturias56 Actually it's not mistranslated. ...

Asturias56

Actually it's not mistranslated.
It's just that politicians themselves (at least here) don't understand airline economics.
So they made an amalgam between connecting flights and...
27th Mar 2021, 13:40
Replies: 32
Views: 9,026
Posted By KayPam

Modern problems require modern solutions. ...

Modern problems require modern solutions.

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Forum: Tech Log
24th Mar 2021, 18:23
Replies: 41
Views: 12,193
Posted By KayPam

Airbus has automatic turn coordination, but if it...

Airbus has automatic turn coordination, but if it happened for some reason to not work, I don't see any reason why not to use the rudder and do the job.
Sideslip should be demystified, I'm...
Forum: Tech Log
23rd Mar 2021, 10:51
Replies: 47
Views: 7,928
Posted By KayPam

OP is precisely questioning this practise, and...

OP is precisely questioning this practise, and wondering why they don't ask to fly tracks.
You can't say that they don't ask to fly tracks because they ask to fly headings, that's a circular...
Forum: Tech Log
15th Mar 2021, 17:47
Replies: 18
Views: 3,910
Posted By KayPam

"At high altitude, this may result in activation...

"At high altitude, this may result in activation of the angle of attack protection. Depending on the ELAC standard, the crew may have to push on the stick to get out of this protection law"

From...
Forum: Tech Log
24th Feb 2021, 17:12
Replies: 13
Views: 3,767
Posted By KayPam

This question seems related to another one. If...

This question seems related to another one.
If the cabin pressure increases above 1atm, just switch off the packs.
But on the opposite, if the packs completely fail, and the outflow valve is kept...
Forum: Tech Log
11th Jan 2021, 16:06
Replies: 306
Views: 47,095
Posted By KayPam

Just because you enjoy something does not make it...

Just because you enjoy something does not make it wrong at all.
It can have very good reasons to be done, even if, yes, enjoyment alone is not a good reason.

Nobody is talking about disregarding...
Forum: Tech Log
10th Jan 2021, 08:35
Replies: 306
Views: 47,095
Posted By KayPam

An astronaut comes back from a 6-month stay on...

An astronaut comes back from a 6-month stay on the ISS. They struggle walking.
NASA gives them an exosqueletton. They won't be able to walk again without the exosqueletton except if they train...
Forum: Tech Log
7th Jan 2021, 19:34
Replies: 306
Views: 47,095
Posted By KayPam

Any flight to Nice (NCE) RWY22 will require a...

Any flight to Nice (NCE) RWY22 will require a curved final approach without automation. Surely you can still refuse visual or sidestep at the cost of a reduced operations efficacy, but some...
Forum: Tech Log
6th Jan 2021, 10:33
Replies: 306
Views: 47,095
Posted By KayPam

Automation dependency is also a thing in daily...

Automation dependency is also a thing in daily life.
My girlfriend no later than yesterday typed an address and was willing to embark on a bus, until I told her that the address that she typed was...
Forum: Tech Log
5th Jan 2021, 20:57
Replies: 306
Views: 47,095
Posted By KayPam

If it is of interest for some people, I measured...

If it is of interest for some people, I measured the stick forces on the airbus sidestick.
The results are : 17Nm in pitch, 10Nm laterally, both for full deflection.
It means that full deflection...
Forum: Tech Log
11th Dec 2020, 09:30
Replies: 306
Views: 47,095
Posted By KayPam

About that, I was really surprised in the sim. ...

About that, I was really surprised in the sim.
There was one exercice on a test (ILS approach with one engine out I believe) where the instructor insisted I flew manually. I was very surprised that...
Forum: Tech Log
6th Dec 2020, 12:53
Replies: 306
Views: 47,095
Posted By KayPam

I'm not sure accidents have nothing to do with...

I'm not sure accidents have nothing to do with the subject..
They show that a problem exists.

Have you ever seen a general aviation accident where the aircraft stalled from a high cruise...
Forum: Tech Log
5th Dec 2020, 20:11
Replies: 306
Views: 47,095
Posted By KayPam

Sorry if it's not clear or grammatically...

Sorry if it's not clear or grammatically incorrect, but I said "constant force feedback". The spring in the sidestick does provide a constant force feedback, doesn't it ?
Or would it be more...
Forum: Tech Log
5th Dec 2020, 10:11
Replies: 306
Views: 47,095
Posted By KayPam

From what I understand, the PIC had to perform...

From what I understand, the PIC had to perform two go arounds and was emotionnally messed up. He had to push forcefully on the control column (he did not trim down at the first stage of the go...
Forum: Tech Log
4th Dec 2020, 21:00
Replies: 306
Views: 47,095
Posted By KayPam

I did not say pilots have all the skills, I said...

I did not say pilots have all the skills, I said they should have them, which is a slight difference.
Many accidents reflect loss of awareness about automation, and reluctance to takeover swiftly.
...
Forum: Tech Log
4th Dec 2020, 13:06
Replies: 306
Views: 47,095
Posted By KayPam

You can't comfortably go around busy, noise...

You can't comfortably go around busy, noise sensible airports requesting for non standard departures. For example, if the standard departure is an RNAV noise abatement, it isn't commendable to anoy...
Forum: Tech Log
4th Dec 2020, 12:23
Replies: 306
Views: 47,095
Posted By KayPam

It makes absolutely no sense to correlate those...

It makes absolutely no sense to correlate those two things.
Just because someone suggests a possible improvement about ergonomics, that says nothing about their skills.
Airline pilots should be...
Forum: Tech Log
2nd Dec 2020, 11:23
Replies: 306
Views: 47,095
Posted By KayPam

The fact that I omitted the pitch part does not...

The fact that I omitted the pitch part does not change the length by which you have to move the thrust levers, which is my point : it is too short.

It can be lament, but if you start sending it to...
Forum: Tech Log
1st Dec 2020, 19:56
Replies: 306
Views: 47,095
Posted By KayPam

Yes, the FD does that (or rather, uses that), and...

Yes, the FD does that (or rather, uses that), and actually much more. It also uses a notion of distance to the runway to modify its own sensibility. It uses a computed geographical position and real...
Forum: Tech Log
1st Dec 2020, 11:11
Replies: 306
Views: 47,095
Posted By KayPam

I worked at airbus incident analysis and little...

I worked at airbus incident analysis and little system malfunction were commonplace.
Aircraft descending below minimum descent altitude, initiating the first sid turn on the wrong side, unable to...
Forum: Tech Log
30th Nov 2020, 11:52
Replies: 306
Views: 47,095
Posted By KayPam

The criteria are very clear. Aircraft...

The criteria are very clear.
Aircraft trajectory deviated, deviating, or even about to deviate from the prescribed and safe track. The deviate, deviating or about to deviate depends on the pilot's...
Forum: Tech Log
29th Nov 2020, 17:31
Replies: 306
Views: 47,095
Posted By KayPam

This is completely incredible. My airline is...

This is completely incredible.
My airline is lightyears away from this and I still think they don't encourage raw data enough.

The most efficient solution for this type of airline could be...
Forum: Tech Log
27th Nov 2020, 15:31
Replies: 306
Views: 47,095
Posted By KayPam

This thread has nothing to do with jealousy or...

This thread has nothing to do with jealousy or anything else like that.

About your perfect crosswind landing : it is only feasible if the pilot managed to bring the aircraft on the runway axis, at...
Forum: Tech Log
25th Nov 2020, 21:09
Replies: 306
Views: 47,095
Posted By KayPam

Did you know that Ziegler killed several people...

Did you know that Ziegler killed several people while flying recklessly close to a ski lift ?
AF447 proved that his goal was not reached. A few ice crystals and you need a competent pilot in the...
Forum: Tech Log
25th Nov 2020, 09:58
Replies: 306
Views: 47,095
Posted By KayPam

(Does boeing allow to fly a RNAV trajectory on...

(Does boeing allow to fly a RNAV trajectory on raw data only?)
But didn't manufacturers (at least airbus) create incompetent pilots by depriving them of the means to fly 95% of the trajectories that...
Forum: Tech Log
24th Nov 2020, 18:03
Replies: 306
Views: 47,095
Posted By KayPam

That's an interesting argument. In the future,...

That's an interesting argument.
In the future, you can envision that aircraft will be able to manage every trajectory.
But, first, this does not guarantee at all that it will work. The MAX had a...
Forum: Tech Log
23rd Nov 2020, 13:59
Replies: 306
Views: 47,095
Posted By KayPam

Why is automation dependency encouraged in modern aviation ?

Hello,

The title is voluntarily a bit provoking and I will explain my point of view in more details. Note that I fly the 320 so all that follows is applicable to this aircraft, not necessarily all...
Forum: Tech Log
23rd Nov 2020, 11:19
Replies: 186
Views: 32,964
Posted By KayPam

After a few months of flying the line with no...

After a few months of flying the line with no instructor, my point of view has, fortunately, changed.
During the line training, the instructors tend to be "more of a royalist than the king" so they...
Forum: Tech Log
17th Nov 2020, 21:15
Replies: 70
Views: 16,386
Posted By KayPam

Airbus says that the following list allows to...

Airbus says that the following list allows to suspect engine damage :
Rapid increase of EGT above the red line
Important mismatch of the rotor speeds, or no rotation
Significant increase of...
Replies: 11
Views: 3,935
Posted By KayPam

Here is one technique, based on the "miles per...

Here is one technique, based on the "miles per minute".
For one nm per minute (60kt), the rate of descent corresponding to 1 is 100ft/min.
Example : at 150kt, you're at 2.5nm/min. So the rate of...
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