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Forum: Tech Log
4th Jun 2017, 23:06
Replies: 1,646
Views: 389,332
Posted By Linktrained

I am NOT AB Rated, so, A look at # 1119...

I am NOT AB Rated, so,

A look at # 1119 shows what CAN happen with an experienced Captain - on a Sim. before it was frozen.

A THS reading at this point might have been interesting , too. (...
Forum: Tech Log
30th May 2017, 00:04
Replies: 1,646
Views: 389,332
Posted By Linktrained

SURELY If someone accidentally KNOCKS THE THRUST...

SURELY If someone accidentally KNOCKS THE THRUST Levers ... Someone ought to say

" SORRY ! ..SHALL I PUT THEM BACK AGAIN ?"

( They were over the Atlantic... The Captain may have noticed...
16th May 2017, 23:21
Replies: 235
Views: 123,521
Posted By Linktrained

Hermes G-ALDJ crashed at about midnight at...

Hermes G-ALDJ crashed at about midnight at Blackbushe on 5th Nov 1956. Questions were asked in Parliament within a day or two. The Report was published on 7th Mar.1957

No CVR or other Recording...
Forum: Tech Log
7th May 2017, 23:33
Replies: 1,646
Views: 389,332
Posted By Linktrained

Near the TOC the Thrust was reduced for few...

Near the TOC the Thrust was reduced for few seconds. The Pitch lowered a just few degrees (as it must). Then TOGA was restored for the remainder of the flight.

All without any comment on the CVR. ...
Forum: Tech Log
26th Mar 2017, 23:48
Replies: 56
Views: 10,133
Posted By Linktrained

The Ambassador mentioned in #23 in 1949 took off...

The Ambassador mentioned in #23 in 1949 took off in front of the crowd,using but a fraction of Farnborough's long runway. WAT limits may not have made things difficult.

Blackbushe was near and...
Forum: Tech Log
13th Mar 2017, 00:13
Replies: 56
Views: 10,133
Posted By Linktrained

S.B.A.C, Show at Farnborough in 1948 (or was it...

S.B.A.C, Show at Farnborough in 1948 (or was it 49 ?) the Airspeed Ambassador did the enire display with one engine feathered. The weight was not given.

( If the weight had been structurally...
Forum: Tech Log
17th Jan 2017, 14:50
Replies: 19
Views: 2,920
Posted By Linktrained

Steve Fossett got to 50,699 ft near the Andes to...

Steve Fossett got to 50,699 ft near the Andes to hold the GLIDER altitude record in a standing wave over 10 years ago.
LT
Forum: Tech Log
11th Dec 2016, 23:05
Replies: 23
Views: 16,165
Posted By Linktrained

The gliders used in #14 were single or two...

The gliders used in #14 were single or two seaters.

Much heavier gliders had been used AT NIGHT and WITHOUT LIGHTS to land, close to each other and their target on 6th June 1944 ( see Pegasus...
Forum: Tech Log
10th Dec 2016, 18:54
Replies: 23
Views: 16,165
Posted By Linktrained

With both engines stopped... You are now a glider...

With both engines stopped... You are now a glider !
I went to the French National Gliding at Montaigne Noire , to the east of Toulouse. Then it was a ridge site with the main strip along the...
Forum: Tech Log
15th Oct 2016, 15:02
Replies: 1,646
Views: 389,332
Posted By Linktrained

Chris, Thanks, I used "units" because I...

Chris,
Thanks,

I used "units" because I too have not flown the A330. Your "2 deg NU plus-or-minus 2 deg " looks like what I was trying to say.

But to fly very much out of this kind of range...
Forum: Tech Log
14th Oct 2016, 16:54
Replies: 1,646
Views: 389,332
Posted By Linktrained

Further to #1182 IF THS is usually " 5...

Further to #1182

IF THS is usually " 5 units Plus or Minus 2 units" .... But is seen to be outside this range ... THAT might make a Pilot suspect that something might be WRONG.


There were...
Forum: Tech Log
14th Oct 2016, 12:48
Replies: 1,646
Views: 389,332
Posted By Linktrained

What was the THS showing on Uplinker's...

What was the THS showing on Uplinker's demonstration on #1119 as frozen ? AF447 was fully NOSE UP, if I remember correctly.
WHO DOES EVER LOOK?

Could somebody say what the NORMAL range of...
Forum: Tech Log
8th Sep 2016, 23:25
Replies: 14
Views: 3,092
Posted By Linktrained

Pupils at Hamble would practice something rather...

Pupils at Hamble would practice something rather similar on the Link Trainer D2, preferably using the "Rough Air" setting to obtain what we expected might be even more realistic - but this was in...
8th Sep 2016, 15:52
Replies: 29
Views: 6,642
Posted By Linktrained

STALLING... then Details of stalling...

STALLING... then

Details of stalling training on B170, DC7c and Britannia aircraft were given in"Information Cautionary Tale on 25th Feb 2016, #16"
Three different Training Captains were used,...
31st Aug 2016, 23:28
Replies: 108
Views: 45,464
Posted By Linktrained

Potential Chief Pilot for a new airline LHS. ...

Potential Chief Pilot for a new airline LHS.
Our Flight Manager in RHS.
Runway not limiting.
"Engine fire warning" before V1

Potential Chief Pilot... Did nothing... Said nothing...
Our...
Forum: Tech Log
4th Aug 2016, 17:30
Replies: 82
Views: 19,787
Posted By Linktrained

The next stage was the "Brevet D" or Silver C ...

The next stage was the "Brevet D" or Silver C which had to be done in two or three flights for Height Gained (1000m or more), Distance (50 Km +) and Duration (5 hours plus) Fewer than 300 UK...
Forum: Tech Log
6th Jul 2016, 17:03
Replies: 82
Views: 19,787
Posted By Linktrained

Cost of Gliding...(then !) The UK Treasury...

Cost of Gliding...(then !)

The UK Treasury limited " foreign exchange " to 25 , and later 50 each per annum, with any foreign currency returned to ones Bank. Return fares out and back, could be...
10th May 2016, 00:38
Replies: 1,541
Views: 1,524,054
Posted By Linktrained

With ( only ) "a 1 hour 20 minute Hold", JFK sent...

With ( only ) "a 1 hour 20 minute Hold", JFK sent us and other aircraft to do a "60 mile Hold at Nantucket" which was much more relaxed than a smaller holding orbit would have been. ( We had no...
14th Apr 2016, 12:26
Replies: 96
Views: 26,682
Posted By Linktrained

RED BULL In 1949, before starting my CPL...

RED BULL

In 1949, before starting my CPL course at A.S.T., Hamble, it was suggested (or was it insisted?) that I ought to have a full Medical at the Central Medical Board in London. This seemed...
18th Mar 2016, 00:43
Replies: 3,529
Views: 4,930,696
Posted By Linktrained

As pilot I was required to have a Medical every...

As pilot I was required to have a Medical every six months and one of these every two years had to be at C.M.B. Doctors told me of one pilot who had passed his Medical in the morning - and then...
17th Mar 2016, 00:09
Replies: 3,529
Views: 4,930,696
Posted By Linktrained

In 2000 Dr Harold Shipman was found guilty in the...

In 2000 Dr Harold Shipman was found guilty in the UK of killing 15 patients. And an Inquiry suggested that he may have killed over 200.

The UK medical standards and training were altered to...
Forum: Tech Log
29th Feb 2016, 22:57
Replies: 48
Views: 9,722
Posted By Linktrained

Further to #28 The Silver Wing service took...

Further to #28

The Silver Wing service took coach loads of passengers from London (Victoria) to Manston and further coaches to Paris etc. For some it may have been an alternative to a "joy ride"...
Forum: Tech Log
28th Feb 2016, 23:21
Replies: 48
Views: 9,722
Posted By Linktrained

We used to do a "Silver Wing" service between...

We used to do a "Silver Wing" service between Manston and Le Touquet, which may have been a little tight for our Hermes, so only Captains could land there. ( There was no technical information,...
Forum: Tech Log
25th Feb 2016, 22:30
Replies: 48
Views: 9,722
Posted By Linktrained

The Cross Channel Car Ferry might be considered a...

The Cross Channel Car Ferry might be considered a Multi Sector operation with up to a dozen sectors flown per day, by one crew.

Lydd to Le Touquet was flown at 1000ft. with the return at 1500ft....
Forum: Tech Log
25th Feb 2016, 15:48
Replies: 48
Views: 9,722
Posted By Linktrained

As a pilot I was checked periodically on my...

As a pilot I was checked periodically on my abilities to cope if ever something went wrong (engine(s) failed or flaps not work properly etc.) A/Ps are very much more reliable than they used to be on...
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