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Forum: Tech Log
4th May 2015, 23:01
Replies: 34
Views: 10,061
Posted By catpinsan

787 cruise altitudes

Yes, the 787 does fly higher than most airliners - you find yourself up at F400/F410 soon enough on 8 to 10 hour flights.
Forum: Tech Log
2nd May 2015, 18:26
Replies: 29
Views: 10,402
Posted By catpinsan

It aint always the steering

dear @No_Fly_Zone

It ain't always the steering . . .
Forum: Tech Log
2nd May 2015, 18:21
Replies: 34
Views: 10,061
Posted By catpinsan

B787 - a different beast, a different beauty

@No_Fly_Zone has it down pretty accurately, just to add another 2 bits worth:

The cinchiest conversion IMHO has been the one from B744 to the B777.

B777 to B787 not so simple, the differences...
Forum: Tech Log
30th Apr 2015, 23:10
Replies: 29
Views: 10,402
Posted By catpinsan

Body Gear Steering on the 747

The Body Gear Steering is automatic on the 747-400, it gets enabled/ disabled around 20kts. And yes, it steers in the opposite direction being on the opposite side of the center point of the turn as...
Forum: Tech Log
30th Apr 2015, 22:38
Replies: 34
Views: 10,061
Posted By catpinsan

Wink Pilot's delight

Despite the problems, a delightful airplane.

(Not sure what the discussion purpose is @lomapaseo, so let's meander . :~)

Handling:Yes, the 777's are easier to fly (= 'light' control loads), but...
Forum: Middle East
11th Aug 2013, 10:51
Replies: 10
Views: 4,530
Posted By catpinsan

Thanks Airman

Thanks Airman.
Forum: Middle East
11th Aug 2013, 09:02
Replies: 10
Views: 4,530
Posted By catpinsan

Party invite

In a rush, what's the other thread?
Forum: Questions
31st Jul 2013, 13:31
Replies: 65
Views: 11,130
Posted By catpinsan

Different reasons

In my company, before the introduction of the 2 man cockpit, the Flight Engineers always did this cross-check. But it was (I'd say correctly) deemed to be too much for a 2man crew and hence it was...
Forum: Tech Log
30th Jul 2013, 23:49
Replies: 7
Views: 4,002
Posted By catpinsan

Landing Distance: "what" is being compared to "what" ?

@Speedwinner,

At the expense of repeating some of what the other excellent posts have said, here's another detailed look. Also, your understanding is largely correct, but here's a structured way...
28th Jul 2013, 08:11
Replies: 343
Views: 109,199
Posted By catpinsan

Had a dekko at the SFO Jepps. I see what you...

Had a dekko at the SFO Jepps. I see what you mean, San Mateo bridge alt xing recommendation. Hate to say it, but slowly this accident is becoming believable in a sense.
28th Jul 2013, 07:06
Replies: 343
Views: 109,199
Posted By catpinsan

Well put Olasek

. . . And I would venture to add that wide body/longer body airplanes can have a recommended Aim Point of 1500 to 2500 ft.
28th Jul 2013, 06:53
Replies: 343
Views: 109,199
Posted By catpinsan

Snoop Visual Approach option on FMC

777 FMC'S have an option for a visual final along with the option of a pilot specified RW EXTENSION of upto 25 nm. The FMC then provides a path with a nominal 3 degree GlidePath angle working back...
Forum: Tech Log
20th Jul 2012, 22:35
Replies: 35
Views: 20,138
Posted By catpinsan

Develop your own list

Develop your own 'Knowledge List'. It's better done over a period of time, but decent template could be produced in one or two self-brainstorming sessions. A good starting point would be the Company...
Forum: Tech Log
20th Jul 2012, 21:50
Replies: 13
Views: 4,041
Posted By catpinsan

Perhaps not

To those recommending the use of the manual W & B charts/tables, they often just have a few of the 6 possible charts:

1. Flaps 5 or 15 and sometimes 20, each in turn has
2. 'high thrust' or 'low...
Forum: Tech Log
20th Jul 2012, 21:34
Replies: 13
Views: 4,041
Posted By catpinsan

B777 Take-off Stab setting charts

It's AFM section 4, Pg19A in ours, couldn't be too far off the mark.

Note that there are charts for 2 levels of Thrust settings for each of the flap settings.
Forum: Tech Log
1st Aug 2011, 17:18
Replies: 21
Views: 8,324
Posted By catpinsan

Swings and Roundabouts

Dear Kijangnim,
We are talking here of situations requiring the lowest possible V1 due to various reasons such as the short RW, or lower brake effectivity for reasons such as contaminated RW or MEL...
Forum: Tech Log
1st Aug 2011, 10:57
Replies: 21
Views: 8,324
Posted By catpinsan

Derate allows higher TOW

Typical examples where derates can benefit can be short runways and (on some aircraft) - take off with reduced braking due to antiskid not avail, brake deactivation, contaminated RW etc.
Forum: Tech Log
23rd Mar 2011, 18:25
Replies: 3
Views: 5,751
Posted By catpinsan

Stab trim settings

Dear atc4usaf,

The user experience for stab trim is very different on the two airplanes in Q. In my opinion this would make the comparison - 'not so useful'. The 737 stab trim wheels rotate...
Forum: Tech Log
13th Mar 2011, 14:23
Replies: 49
Views: 19,299
Posted By catpinsan

rudder effectiveness

As the airplane accelerates the rudder effectiveness increases. Assuming you have the technique mastered while rolling for take off (visual ref and the nose moving away from RW HDG), here's what you...
Forum: Tech Log
12th Mar 2011, 13:42
Replies: 38
Views: 34,257
Posted By catpinsan

ICAO doc 8168 vol.2 extract.

BTW what aircraft're you flying, and does the manufacturer provide the MACG limit wt charts or are they developed by your company performance engineers?

Seeing you've raised your level of...
Forum: Tech Log
12th Mar 2011, 12:17
Replies: 38
Views: 34,257
Posted By catpinsan

a case in point - Chek Lap Kok

Dear asian '82,

You might like to look at these charts (from AIP HongKong - VHHH):

http://www.hkatc.gov.hk/HK_AIP/AIP/AD/HK_AD2-92A.pdf

http://www.hkatc.gov.hk/HK_AIP/AIP/AD/HK_AD2-91A.pdf ...
Forum: Tech Log
10th Mar 2011, 17:08
Replies: 22
Views: 8,819
Posted By catpinsan

flying smooth

er, that should read -

halve the ground speed and add a zero.

(or halve the first two figures of the gnd spd and add two zeros)

Having your vs more in your approach instrument scan is v...
Forum: Tech Log
10th Mar 2011, 16:55
Replies: 24
Views: 9,009
Posted By catpinsan

judgement, numbers, findings, equations

"The pilots rated it as just the wrong side of firm, possibly generating some 'bad FDAP numbers'."

The pilots were confident that it was unlikely to be a damage causing touchdown.

The...
Forum: Tech Log
10th Mar 2011, 09:20
Replies: 24
Views: 9,009
Posted By catpinsan

nobody sayin't warn't ugly

dear misd-agin,

(also PJ2, zerozero and Kirks gusset, for their words),

there was unanimous agreement in the cockpit that this landing was not a thing of beauty:

"Both agreed that the...
Forum: Tech Log
10th Mar 2011, 09:09
Replies: 24
Views: 9,009
Posted By catpinsan

search term - 'unicorn'

all,

ok, quick -

answer with hand on heart:

how many hard landings, self proclaimed, have you done over the few/many years in the cockpit? how do we view these figures in the spirit of the...
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