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17th Feb 2019, 11:25
Replies: 51
Views: 37,607
Posted By Alpine Flyer

Maths seems to be OK, and load factors like these...

Maths seems to be OK, and load factors like these used to be no problem with business fares about a decade ago. When the CRJ was introduced at my then company it reportedly needed 13 seats filled to...
Forum: Tech Log
16th Feb 2019, 22:15
Replies: 16
Views: 2,251
Posted By Alpine Flyer

One way forward would appear to be the abolition...

One way forward would appear to be the abolition of legacy power formats. It should be possible to dump 115V/400Hz AC and use variable frequency AC for pumps and electrical de-icing which would save...
Forum: Tech Log
23rd Jan 2019, 22:47
Replies: 12
Views: 2,504
Posted By Alpine Flyer

I can't remember ice sticking to the fuselage...

I can't remember ice sticking to the fuselage being a concern during >2000 hrs of Alpine Dash 8 ops. There's a bit on the nose and a bit on unprotected parts, but I can't recall any ice accumulating...
Forum: Tech Log
23rd Jan 2019, 22:40
Replies: 37
Views: 5,788
Posted By Alpine Flyer

Embraers with HUD switch to a special "upset...

Embraers with HUD switch to a special "upset recovery" mode on the HUD outside certain pitch/roll parameters. I do think tat removes the FD as well but am not completely sure. Helpful for recovery...
Forum: Tech Log
12th Jan 2019, 20:48
Replies: 47
Views: 7,795
Posted By Alpine Flyer

Fokker had a procedure in the QRH and I remember...

Fokker had a procedure in the QRH and I remember training it at least once. One big question is whether the Sim reflects actual glide performance. Operations-wise it's a tough call to decide between...
12th Jan 2019, 12:49
Replies: 41
Views: 10,644
Posted By Alpine Flyer

Avionics-wise we should be able to switch to true...

Avionics-wise we should be able to switch to true north by now but wasn't there something about the magnetic field weakening in conjunction with a flip, thus removing the protection against space...
Forum: Tech Log
8th Jan 2019, 20:57
Replies: 9
Views: 2,248
Posted By Alpine Flyer

The Dash 8's can actually do Cat IIIA down to...

The Dash 8's can actually do Cat IIIA down to 200m RVR and 50ft DH using Head-Up-Guidance which requires an extra IRS to be installed. They don't have autothrottles either and the 400s have extremely...
8th Jan 2019, 20:38
Replies: 40
Views: 10,281
Posted By Alpine Flyer

Looks like a mix between an Avro, a 737 and a...

Looks like a mix between an Avro, a 737 and a 172. So Mr. Cessna was right all the time....
Needs a bit more ice protection equipment.
18th Nov 2018, 07:47
Replies: 111
Views: 68,007
Posted By Alpine Flyer

It would be easy but the Embraer philosophy is...

It would be easy but the Embraer philosophy is rather minimalistic regarding alerts. E.g. if you switch a standby hydraulic pump from AUTO to ON for single-engine taxi-in you get a HYD PUMP NOT AUTO...
13th Nov 2018, 22:52
Replies: 17
Views: 5,732
Posted By Alpine Flyer

Unless you very badly want to sleep in the same...

Unless you very badly want to sleep in the same place very night and are willing to trade that for more work and what is widely reported to be a rather poor workplace, I'd stay placed or try for the...
Forum: Tech Log
13th Nov 2018, 22:45
Replies: 20
Views: 2,278
Posted By Alpine Flyer

On the Q400 "anticipatory" trimming was helpful...

On the Q400 "anticipatory" trimming was helpful during acceleration from V2+10 to cruise climb speed. Would have been quite some pitch force to push and then trim away.

Optimum technique varies...
13th Nov 2018, 22:39
Replies: 111
Views: 68,007
Posted By Alpine Flyer

Scary stuff. At least on the SIM there's...

Scary stuff.


At least on the SIM there's not much of a difference to be felt between the two modes flying around in the pattern.
On the SIM the A/C is demonstrated to be flyable without any...
8th Nov 2018, 14:18
Replies: 22
Views: 9,174
Posted By Alpine Flyer

Faking and posting it was probably not the best...

Faking and posting it was probably not the best idea but it still would be interesting to know whether Ryanair complied with their duty to provide accommodation for their crew members as per EASA FTL...
8th Nov 2018, 14:04
Replies: 16
Views: 6,142
Posted By Alpine Flyer

Will be interesting if Viking will be able to...

Will be interesting if Viking will be able to sell more Q400s.
16th Oct 2018, 23:06
Replies: 33
Views: 5,983
Posted By Alpine Flyer

To get Austrian net rates, you can use the...

To get Austrian net rates, you can use the official calculator (https://rechner.cpulohn.at/bmf.gv.at/familienbonusplus/#bruttoNetto_familienbonus) of the ministry of finance.

Basically 13th salary...
16th Oct 2018, 22:55
Replies: 58
Views: 11,635
Posted By Alpine Flyer

If the crew had a layover - planned or unplanned...

If the crew had a layover - planned or unplanned - in Malaga, it was Ryanair's duty to provide them with suitable accommodation. Unless they got it, they cannot be considered "rested" for the return...
16th Oct 2018, 22:47
Replies: 12
Views: 9,692
Posted By Alpine Flyer

Bad news. Wasserkuppe is a place with historic...

Bad news. Wasserkuppe is a place with historic significance, one of the birthplaces of German aviation and one of the first places people flew gliders.
Forum: Tech Log
4th Oct 2018, 21:05
Replies: 17
Views: 6,535
Posted By Alpine Flyer

Flaps up for deicing, extended after de-icing if...

Flaps up for deicing, extended after de-icing if no precipitation and before take-off in case of precipitaton.
Forum: Tech Log
4th Oct 2018, 21:03
Replies: 6
Views: 1,371
Posted By Alpine Flyer

Flight guidance control panels on the CRJ, Dash 8...

Flight guidance control panels on the CRJ, Dash 8 and Embraer do not have displays. Looking on the PFD to check settings is probably cheaper to build and works as well.
3rd Sep 2018, 21:45
Replies: 13
Views: 1,441
Posted By Alpine Flyer

Duxford collections question

Is the civil airliner collection of the Duxford Aviation Society (York, Herald, Viscount, etc.) accessible to the public?
If yes, it is accessible through the Imperial War Museum or separately....
24th Aug 2018, 21:25
Replies: 264
Views: 122,511
Posted By Alpine Flyer

Thumbs up Airlines having to pay EU compensation in case of...

Airlines having to pay EU compensation in case of strike action is a double-edged sword. It will certainly hurt LCCs most as they have to pay out a lot more than they got for the tickets, but it...
23rd Aug 2018, 11:30
Replies: 54
Views: 11,362
Posted By Alpine Flyer

There seem to be some limitations regarding to...

There seem to be some limitations regarding to transfers from Germany as the German CAA (LBA) does not transfer medical data due to data protection concerns (and because the LBA does not have...
13th Aug 2018, 06:10
Replies: 198
Views: 104,721
Posted By Alpine Flyer

Don‘t want to contemplate the logistics of that....

Don‘t want to contemplate the logistics of that. How would you unlock them? Dozens to hundreds of keys for a Fleet managed by whom? How would keys be passed from one crew to another when they don‘t...
10th Aug 2018, 13:24
Replies: 305
Views: 129,161
Posted By Alpine Flyer

Inspection of the engines and fuselage will show...

Inspection of the engines and fuselage will show whether there were any engine/propeller/structural issues and analysis of surviving video recordings might help to understand the flight path and at...
10th Aug 2018, 13:18
Replies: 264
Views: 122,511
Posted By Alpine Flyer

There's a regular sharing of knowledge across the...

There's a regular sharing of knowledge across the Atlantic (and across the rest of the globe) regarding industrial issues and industrial action via IFALPA, where ALPA Intl. and the European Pilot...
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