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30th Aug 2016, 19:40
Replies: 28
Views: 9,295
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I worked at US's 2nd largest flight school. We...

I worked at US's 2nd largest flight school. We had many foreign students in the late 1990s. Virtually all of our students from Latin America had jobs waiting for them back home flying 727, 737, etc...
Forum: Tech Log
4th Jun 2016, 09:01
Replies: 24
Views: 9,789
Posted By Tscottme

Just to be clear, the vacuum source for small...

Just to be clear, the vacuum source for small piston aircraft is not engine vacuum, like cars of a few years ago. They use mechanical vacuum pump(s) driven from the accessory section on the engine,...
29th Mar 2016, 08:15
Replies: 18
Views: 5,172
Posted By Tscottme

Thank you for the quick answer. That's exactly...

Thank you for the quick answer. That's exactly what I was looking for.
Sorry for the delay in responding. The post was moved after I asked it.
Cheers.
22nd Mar 2016, 02:08
Replies: 18
Views: 5,172
Posted By Tscottme

What's the old saying?

I dimly remember an old saying referring to various aircraft makers. Something along the lines of "in a perfect world aircraft would be designed by X, built by Y, and marketed by Z...."

Can anyone...
4th Jul 2015, 08:19
Replies: 749
Views: 659,642
Posted By Tscottme

Oakape, I think the point of my pointing out that...

Oakape, I think the point of my pointing out that starting to shutdown the wrong engine is perhaps the most common mistake in twin-engine training, was not to suggest we all just have to accept it....
3rd Jul 2015, 00:41
Replies: 749
Views: 659,642
Posted By Tscottme

I think most multi-engine flight instructors will...

I think most multi-engine flight instructors will recognize that starting to shut down the wrong engine is one of the most common mistakes in multi-engine training.
Forum: North America
17th May 2015, 08:50
Replies: 80
Views: 22,760
Posted By Tscottme

The so-called evidence of someone tampering with...

The so-called evidence of someone tampering with the Ethernet port near the "hacker's" seat is a slightly damaged housing and some slightly backed-out screws. Coincidentally this is the same damage...
Forum: Tech Log
10th May 2015, 20:52
Replies: 6
Views: 3,629
Posted By Tscottme

OK, thanks for the replies.

OK, thanks for the replies.
Forum: Tech Log
9th May 2015, 22:16
Replies: 6
Views: 3,629
Posted By Tscottme

Aircraft Press. Cycles Count

I understand what a pressurized aircraft cycle is, even though I only fly spam cans. But how are the cycles actually counted? Is it counted by a piece of equipment inside the aircraft or only tallied...
Forum: Tech Log
23rd Jan 2015, 22:34
Replies: 48
Views: 8,440
Posted By Tscottme

IIRC, Embry-Riddle demonstrated use of GPS to...

IIRC, Embry-Riddle demonstrated use of GPS to determine attitude. I think they outfitted a single-engine Piper with GPS on nose/tail/wingtips. I don't remember results of study. The story I read was...
16th Mar 2014, 04:54
Replies: 11,824
Views: 21,313,078
Posted By Tscottme

The transponder, and other electronics in the...

The transponder, and other electronics in the aircraft, must be equipped with on/off switches and or circuit-breakers. This is not just to satisfy certification requirements of the FAA, but in event...
Forum: Tech Log
15th Aug 2013, 07:43
Replies: 1,033
Views: 405,470
Posted By Tscottme

Kengineer wrote Remember the Avianca 707...

Kengineer wrote


Remember the Avianca 707 that ate it near NYC some years ago. The crew ran it out of fuel. There was no post-impact fire. The media and witnesses still reported witnesses as...
14th Jul 2013, 02:35
Replies: 2,399
Views: 1,898,049
Posted By Tscottme

Legacy driver wrote: Shortened: "Hey let's YOU...

Legacy driver wrote:
Shortened: "Hey let's YOU and them fight for me."
Professional pilots have been complaining about the airline's over-reliance on automation to increase efficiency and shorten...
11th Jul 2013, 08:53
Replies: 2,399
Views: 1,898,049
Posted By Tscottme

The Korean airlines have had a terrible record...

The Korean airlines have had a terrible record for quite a long time until 1999 when the FAA and EU threatened to block them from their airspace. They have had accidents with fatalities precisely...
11th Jul 2013, 01:30
Replies: 2,399
Views: 1,898,049
Posted By Tscottme

Whether he was a Captain or FO he was likely...

Whether he was a Captain or FO he was likely alternating flying trip legs as Pilot Flying and Pilot Monitoring. Its not like Captains are always the ones manipulating the controls and FO are always...
11th Jul 2013, 01:17
Replies: 2,399
Views: 1,898,049
Posted By Tscottme

jimjim1 while relocating IT gear at work do you...

jimjim1 while relocating IT gear at work do you have to wait for someone from IEEE or FCC to come on-site, review your paperwork, you credentials, your work, and then test all of it?

The fact of...
11th Jul 2013, 00:30
Replies: 2,399
Views: 1,898,049
Posted By Tscottme

To the journalist answering about seniority and...

To the journalist answering about seniority and racism. As an earlier comment described there are various measures of seniority. For example, age is one measure of seniority and so is class-level in...
11th Jul 2013, 00:06
Replies: 2,399
Views: 1,898,049
Posted By Tscottme

From earlier in the thread, I believe someone...

From earlier in the thread, I believe someone stated that certification standards mandate that Go Around thrust is effective within 8 seconds of throttle application. However, it is usually effective...
20th Apr 2011, 04:57
Replies: 37
Views: 7,051
Posted By Tscottme

I worked briefly as a maintenance controller and...

I worked briefly as a maintenance controller and a new boss wanted to put his mark on the outfit by changing everyone's schedule. We had found an employee that preferred working nights, he became...
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