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19th Aug 2022, 09:05
Replies: 198
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Posted By 172_driver

Interesting, never thought about it that way....

Interesting, never thought about it that way. Which part of the aircraft are they refering to when calculating landing distance from 50 ft?
17th Aug 2022, 12:57
Replies: 198
Views: 42,352
Posted By 172_driver

Ditto :ok:

Ditto :ok:
17th Aug 2022, 12:30
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Views: 42,352
Posted By 172_driver

I don't think I am going to change your mind. Did...

I don't think I am going to change your mind. Did you watch any part of the Youtube video above showing a series of landings at JSI? Did you see any of them pass the threshold at 50 ft / touch down...
14th Aug 2022, 09:36
Replies: 198
Views: 42,352
Posted By 172_driver

A hidden risk of aquaplanning Slippery when wet...

A hidden risk of aquaplanning
Slippery when wet due to rubber deposits,
Dust gathered during dry days turn into a slippery cladding when rain comes along

Even disregarding those possibilities,...
14th Aug 2022, 08:40
Replies: 198
Views: 42,352
Posted By 172_driver

Not found in the OM-A. Not sure landing technique...

Not found in the OM-A. Not sure landing technique is described at all in the OM-A but in more operational documents, such as FCTM.
The training department condones free thinking and risk mitigation....
13th Aug 2022, 22:40
Replies: 198
Views: 42,352
Posted By 172_driver

And none of them crosses the threshold at 50 ft....

And none of them crosses the threshold at 50 ft. There was a beautiful one by Ryanair in pissing rain. Touchdown point similar to the Wizzair but they didn't drag themselves in like Wizz.

Saying...
12th Aug 2022, 11:22
Replies: 198
Views: 42,352
Posted By 172_driver

I keep reading/hearing about overruns all the...

I keep reading/hearing about overruns all the time, some quite nasty. I know of only the occasional undershoot. I don't know where you get this from??
11th Aug 2022, 10:36
Replies: 198
Views: 42,352
Posted By 172_driver

What kind of parachute is an A321 equipped with?...

What kind of parachute is an A321 equipped with? The 737-800 cannot go in there with a full load of tourists on a hot summer day. I bet their landing performance gave a whopping 3 m margin or...
10th Aug 2022, 20:51
Replies: 11
Views: 3,431
Posted By 172_driver

I believe the LHR base is limited to 100 FTE...

I believe the LHR base is limited to 100 FTE (full time equivalents) positions. One pilot leave, one can be hired. I am guessing a little, but don’t believe they will fall under the SPG owned CBA.
Forum: Tech Log
9th Aug 2022, 22:34
Replies: 18
Views: 3,166
Posted By 172_driver

My brother works for a company developing fuel...

My brother works for a company developing fuel cell applications. They’ve flown a PA46 a great distance, hydrogen powered. Next I believe is a Dornier 228 with one side replaced with electric motor...
1st Aug 2022, 18:17
Replies: 79
Views: 8,579
Posted By 172_driver

The downwind turn tale die slowly ;)

The downwind turn tale die slowly ;)
Forum: Tech Log
28th Jul 2022, 07:29
Replies: 57
Views: 9,346
Posted By 172_driver

It may be an interesting academic discussion. But...

It may be an interesting academic discussion. But in my opinion we are doing ourselves (and the OP) a disservice if we pay this much focus to PAPIs and G/S indications at low altitude.

I have...
14th Jul 2022, 13:35
Replies: 242
Views: 71,701
Posted By 172_driver

Different terminologies across continents and...

Different terminologies across continents and manufacturers...
I flew LPV approaches in the US 13 years ago. In Europe I have yet to fly an LPV approach.

In the lingo I am used to, an LNAV/VNAV...
Forum: Tech Log
5th Jul 2022, 15:18
Replies: 6
Views: 776
Posted By 172_driver

I think I am practicing for my Air Force career...

I think I am practicing for my Air Force career will all these F/CTL computers! Except the protections seem to be somewhat restricting me :ok:
5th Jul 2022, 12:22
Replies: 2
Views: 1,872
Posted By 172_driver

With about half the number of flights now...

With about half the number of flights now operated by "agency workers" and wetlease partners, it's our last chance to preserve proper CBA negotiation. Starting in about 2017, accelerated by Covid,...
Forum: Tech Log
5th Jul 2022, 06:53
Replies: 6
Views: 776
Posted By 172_driver

Thanks, Sounds like we're all in agreement then.

Thanks,
Sounds like we're all in agreement then.
4th Jul 2022, 22:22
Replies: 20
Views: 3,837
Posted By 172_driver

Sounds like a good idea. At John-Wayne...

Sounds like a good idea.

At John-Wayne Orange Country airport ATC used to clear us - in a C172 - for take-off right after a B757 or A300 lifted off at the other end of the runway. So it used to be...
Forum: Tech Log
4th Jul 2022, 21:24
Replies: 6
Views: 776
Posted By 172_driver

A320 THS drive question

Doing my A320 rating... 10 yrs after the majority of Pprune users it seems :p

The CBT uses (to me) odd wording describing the THS drive: the hydraulic motors are driven by one of three electric...
18th Jun 2022, 17:48
Replies: 64
Views: 13,490
Posted By 172_driver

blind_pew, I understand it's a subject full of...

blind_pew,
I understand it's a subject full of nasty memories, but you've opened it up for discussion. I have just read the Wikipedia story about the accident. What happened, do you mean?
Forum: Tech Log
16th Jun 2022, 17:25
Replies: 18
Views: 4,330
Posted By 172_driver

Americans tend to say VFR (conditions) for what...

Americans tend to say VFR (conditions) for what we call VMC.
10th Jun 2022, 15:11
Replies: 9
Views: 3,619
Posted By 172_driver

And to not accept atypical employment forms as...

And to not accept atypical employment forms as the norm.
18th May 2022, 14:29
Replies: 573
Views: 966,883
Posted By 172_driver

Air Mozambique flight 470 in 2013. That one is...

Air Mozambique flight 470 in 2013. That one is hard to argue with.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/LAM_Mozambique_Airlines_Flight_470
Replies: 127
Views: 27,284
Posted By 172_driver

It was just a matter of time, this thread is...

It was just a matter of time, this thread is starting to derail from disgruntled pilots (I am one of them btw!)
The advice so far has been of high quality, let's keep in that way. Lock the thread if...
Replies: 127
Views: 27,284
Posted By 172_driver

There is plenty of good and objective facts in...

There is plenty of good and objective facts in this thread.



To answer this. Regardless where he gets his license he has to be prepared to move. I am from northern Europe but have worked in the...
6th May 2022, 22:31
Replies: 56
Views: 31,753
Posted By 172_driver

Would it not be the opposite you think? Short...

Would it not be the opposite you think? Short sighted people would jump at it right away, without seeing the long term consequences?
In my neck of the woods it amazes me what pilots 5 years ago...
Forum: Tech Log
4th May 2022, 22:25
Replies: 7
Views: 1,563
Posted By 172_driver

Written in 1903 for the Wright Brothers...

Written in 1903 for the Wright Brothers...
1st May 2022, 09:47
Replies: 180
Views: 88,645
Posted By 172_driver

We have really got ourselves to blame really for...

We have really got ourselves to blame really for becoming operators rather than pilots. 6-month scripted recurrent training does not necessarily prepare you for life on the line.
Flying the later...
25th Apr 2022, 19:01
Replies: 180
Views: 88,645
Posted By 172_driver

Let me say it.. :E More time with your hands...

Let me say it.. :E

More time with your hands on the stick and throttle, so when something unexpectedly happens you are one with the plane.
I am positive any hands on flight experience is...
24th Apr 2022, 09:14
Replies: 74
Views: 21,913
Posted By 172_driver

And I can't help but wonder what the passengers...

And I can't help but wonder what the passengers think... doesn't really instill confidence. Even if it works.
19th Apr 2022, 21:10
Replies: 573
Views: 966,883
Posted By 172_driver

It's been a while now but I seem to remember a...

It's been a while now but I seem to remember a speed restriction for max speedbrake on some of our -700s that had been retrofitted with winglets, but not on all of them.
16th Apr 2022, 06:17
Replies: 27
Views: 13,957
Posted By 172_driver

On Apr 15th 2022 the HCL reported the captain...

On Apr 15th 2022 the HCL reported the captain decided to initiate a go around, upon applying TOGA one thrust reverser inadvertently opened causing control problems during the go around.
Forum: Tech Log
11th Apr 2022, 09:29
Replies: 65
Views: 6,800
Posted By 172_driver

Agree that discussion shouldn't be discouraged....

Agree that discussion shouldn't be discouraged. To me this thread is going in circles.

Brief and use MDA 650. Stranger to me is that it's mentioned as VOR-appr. (and not VOR/DME).
Forum: Tech Log
10th Apr 2022, 19:06
Replies: 65
Views: 6,800
Posted By 172_driver

The approach is not complicated, but this thread...

The approach is not complicated, but this thread is.
21st Mar 2022, 11:20
Replies: 573
Views: 966,883
Posted By 172_driver

West Air Sweden CRJ200 instrument failure at...

West Air Sweden CRJ200 instrument failure at FL330 in darkness, causing spatial disorientation, is at first glance quite similar to this.
7th Feb 2022, 05:55
Replies: 815
Views: 628,181
Posted By 172_driver

Getting priority into Connect/Link would be tiny...

Getting priority into Connect/Link would be tiny act of fairness but still a huge deterioration in working conditions for the crew. No, the union want the project to be scrapped and previous...
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