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21st Jan 2023, 10:08
Replies: 25
Views: 12,717
Posted By mustafagander

Damn I'd hate to lose an engine!! Do you...

Damn I'd hate to lose an engine!!

Do you have any idea of how expensive they are?? You can be sure the company would charge you for it. :ok:
11th Dec 2022, 11:02
Replies: 47
Views: 7,638
Posted By mustafagander

Thanks for the info rog747. I operated B747-238...

Thanks for the info rog747.
I operated B747-238 with P&W JT9-7AW engines. These aircraft used 2400Kg water, 600Kg per engine for 2.5 minutes on takeoff. We FEOs checked the gauges carefully coz we...
14th Nov 2022, 10:52
Replies: 7
Views: 1,023
Posted By mustafagander

washoutt, You miss the point. The engines were...

washoutt,
You miss the point. The engines were operated spectacularly rich for fuel cooling of the cylinders. This rich mixture was still burning when it exited the cylinder and passed into the...
14th Nov 2022, 10:45
Replies: 156
Views: 41,533
Posted By mustafagander

I really think that we might be winding each...

I really think that we might be winding each other up here.
I can only think of maybe a couple of d1ckhead CPT who treated the women pilots that we had with any sort of disrespect. Unsurprisingly...
Forum: Tech Log
14th Nov 2022, 10:34
Replies: 6
Views: 1,040
Posted By mustafagander

As I recall it if the ASI goes nuts you can do a...

As I recall it if the ASI goes nuts you can do a quick circuit using GPS G/S to keep speed within the ball park and land.
Forget troubleshooting, get back on Terra Firma and write it up.
I agree...
Forum: Tech Log
1st Nov 2022, 11:26
Replies: 9
Views: 1,221
Posted By mustafagander

As I see these problems, a pilot needs...

As I see these problems, a pilot needs situational awareness.

This means that you are aware of what's going on right now.

AF447 pilot issues - look at the GPS ground speed right in front of...
31st Oct 2022, 11:06
Replies: 156
Views: 41,533
Posted By mustafagander

Any talk of quotas in long haul operations is...

Any talk of quotas in long haul operations is fatally flawed.
I know many women who simply will not apply to fly long haul coz of their preferences not to leave their kids for up to 2 weeks at a...
29th Sep 2022, 11:30
Replies: 128
Views: 20,997
Posted By mustafagander

Hang on, it's not April 1st is it???

Hang on, it's not April 1st is it???
Forum: Spanish Forum
25th Jul 2022, 12:48
Replies: 28
Views: 10,669
Posted By mustafagander

Has anyone thought to source the FACTS of this...

Has anyone thought to source the FACTS of this post?
I have no clue, no axe to grind.
25th Jul 2022, 12:44
Replies: 39
Views: 8,373
Posted By mustafagander

About VC10 and also VC15 galley floor trapdoors....

About VC10 and also VC15 galley floor trapdoors. The VC 10/15 required an inspection to check the hyd quantities and a few other things under the floor each transit. But, in the best tradition of...
24th Jul 2022, 12:00
Replies: 39
Views: 8,373
Posted By mustafagander

Brake Fan, Thanks for the geography lesson on...

Brake Fan,
Thanks for the geography lesson on the B707. The grating to access lower 41 is indeed behind Capt seat. To open it you needed to be a few clicks fwd on the Capt seat so the obs seat could...
21st Jul 2022, 11:58
Replies: 260
Views: 54,146
Posted By mustafagander

Does anybody know what the Wx was at RAAF Pearce?

Does anybody know what the Wx was at RAAF Pearce?
21st Jul 2022, 11:43
Replies: 39
Views: 8,373
Posted By mustafagander

Hey Pilot DAR, Nice story mate. How exactly did...

Hey Pilot DAR,
Nice story mate. How exactly did your hero gain access to the NLG which is so very far forward of the FWD cargo hold in the B707-300 series? Where exactly is this "pressure panel"...
Forum: Questions
4th Jun 2022, 11:39
Replies: 14
Views: 956
Posted By mustafagander

I've always understood that QNE means flight...

I've always understood that QNE means flight levels.
This discussion seems to reinforce that but with a couple of add-ons.
4th Jun 2022, 11:35
Replies: 60
Views: 9,134
Posted By mustafagander

Do we really have numbers of aircraft on the Oz...

Do we really have numbers of aircraft on the Oz register approaching 17,576??
I'm aware of the need to avoid immediate4 reissue of rego marks handed in but really???
18th May 2022, 12:43
Replies: 14
Views: 8,928
Posted By mustafagander

Wasn't OQA one of the heavy airframes that Airbus...

Wasn't OQA one of the heavy airframes that Airbus built? If so a good candidate for scrapping coz of the lower payload and higher specific fuel consumption.
2nd May 2022, 11:46
Replies: 54
Views: 22,870
Posted By mustafagander

Hey Andrasz, Fuel burn goes almost exponential...

Hey Andrasz,
Fuel burn goes almost exponential for ultra long haul ops.
As I recall it, the extra burn per ton for B744 SYD-DFW was about 650Kg/ton uplifted. That refers to fuel or payload coz fuel...
21st Apr 2022, 11:56
Replies: 153
Views: 45,996
Posted By mustafagander

When you're talking about our beloved B707 you...

When you're talking about our beloved B707 you need to keep well in mind that the automatics were shite - 1950s technology. The cabin environment like air con left much to be desired. Then we...
21st Apr 2022, 11:38
Replies: 11
Views: 6,601
Posted By mustafagander

Is that acceptable under the CC EBA? I doubt it. ...

Is that acceptable under the CC EBA? I doubt it.

It looks like another try on by management.
16th Apr 2022, 12:03
Replies: 107
Views: 12,264
Posted By mustafagander

There's an app to calculate TAS and it's bloody...

There's an app to calculate TAS and it's bloody useful.
16th Apr 2022, 11:55
Replies: 21
Views: 4,557
Posted By mustafagander

As I see things an entry on the MR unarguably...

As I see things an entry on the MR unarguably satisfies the obligation to "report all defects".
A PIC is required to read the MR and make proper allowances for any/all defects or required...
Forum: Tech Log
31st Mar 2022, 10:45
Replies: 2
Views: 750
Posted By mustafagander

How about somebody asks Boeing about it? ...

How about somebody asks Boeing about it?
Personally I can't see this ever being approved coz, as Blackie says, the ADPs need AIR from bleeds to work.
30th Mar 2022, 10:55
Replies: 14
Views: 8,904
Posted By mustafagander

Yeah sure their data wasn't backed up securely. ...

Yeah sure their data wasn't backed up securely.
From one of the homes of state level cyber war I have difficulty swallowing this story.
I wonder what the real idea is here.
Forum: Tech Log
26th Mar 2022, 11:25
Replies: 28
Views: 4,281
Posted By mustafagander

Definitely GO. I never operated B777 but on the...

Definitely GO.
I never operated B777 but on the closely related B744, only reject after 80Kts for the "big 4"
The big 4 -
Eng Fail
Eng Fire
Predictive Windshear
Capt believes the the aircraft...
Forum: Tech Log
21st Mar 2022, 11:08
Replies: 4
Views: 1,151
Posted By mustafagander

+1 for Denti. The case offers quite a bit of...

+1 for Denti.
The case offers quite a bit of protection if you drop the device and the industrial strength suction cup holds it quite securely.
The suction cup is an option you need to purchase...
20th Mar 2022, 10:40
Replies: 134
Views: 83,855
Posted By mustafagander

I42, Of course it did. A wonderful make work...

I42,

Of course it did. A wonderful make work project for the "people" in CASA.
18th Mar 2022, 10:53
Replies: 134
Views: 83,855
Posted By mustafagander

Pretty shabby operation as I see it. I know...

Pretty shabby operation as I see it.
I know nothing about Airbus but the Boeings with which I am familiar have a Before Start checklist item "Gear Pins and Pitot Covers....Removed". That ought to...
17th Mar 2022, 10:42
Replies: 80
Views: 8,084
Posted By mustafagander

That's why you have a pilot as the "master...

That's why you have a pilot as the "master monitor" of the aircraft. It's why you're there mate.
Forum: Questions
11th Mar 2022, 10:01
Replies: 6
Views: 3,263
Posted By mustafagander

Alias running rabbit as I recall it.

Alias running rabbit as I recall it.
10th Mar 2022, 09:37
Replies: 18
Views: 3,086
Posted By mustafagander

As I recall it, asymmetric reverse is SOP on...

As I recall it, asymmetric reverse is SOP on B767. I think there is a caution in the FCTM to the effect be careful.
Forum: Tech Log
6th Mar 2022, 09:35
Replies: 8
Views: 1,661
Posted By mustafagander

That looks like an excellent question for your...

That looks like an excellent question for your fleet manager.
Forum: Tech Log
1st Mar 2022, 09:39
Replies: 23
Views: 2,447
Posted By mustafagander

I operated B707, B747 classic (all variants) B767...

I operated B707, B747 classic (all variants) B767 and B747-400 and we calculated T/O attitude on all of them in my outfit.
Forum: Tech Log
16th Feb 2022, 09:47
Replies: 13
Views: 1,919
Posted By mustafagander

Do you want to bet your life that there's no...

Do you want to bet your life that there's no conflicting traffic?
9th Feb 2022, 11:32
Replies: 5
Views: 1,961
Posted By mustafagander

Staffy check your browser. Stick to MS & they...

Staffy check your browser. Stick to MS & they usually work.
31st Jan 2022, 10:01
Replies: 44
Views: 7,843
Posted By mustafagander

I've never understood why when the SY VOR at YSSY...

I've never understood why when the SY VOR at YSSY was withdrawn that the waypoint replacing it wasn't named SIDDO, SINNY or similar.
I also remember the flight refueling training route in QLD with...
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