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Forum: Tech Log
27th Aug 2019, 15:49
Replies: 3
Views: 1,889
Posted By cumbrianboy

Take an imaginary gradient from the end of the...

Take an imaginary gradient from the end of the runway rising at 6% along the path of the SID. If the departure requires a minimum % gradient (for example 6%) it means the aircraft should always be...
24th Apr 2019, 05:28
Replies: 23
Views: 2,716
Posted By cumbrianboy

Aer Lingus use even numbers for east bound...

Aer Lingus use even numbers for east bound flights and odd for west bound.

The difference between the flight number and the ATC Callsign is to stop confusion. For example, BA may have flight...
18th Feb 2019, 09:22
Replies: 151
Views: 125,883
Posted By cumbrianboy

Your assessment may not be in the airbus sim....

Your assessment may not be in the airbus sim. Its possible to be in a generic jet sim. Will depends on sim availability.

Either way, Id always advocate having a practice run before any sim...
17th Feb 2019, 13:26
Replies: 605
Views: 215,540
Posted By cumbrianboy

Stobart on an EJET would be a good compromise....

Stobart on an EJET would be a good compromise. Decent capacity and lean cost base would give competitive fares
2nd Dec 2018, 17:16
Replies: 269
Views: 136,634
Posted By cumbrianboy

175 isn't excessively high. You are comparing...

175 isn't excessively high. You are comparing flying from London City, which is premium business airport, in the heart of the city and on the transport for London network, to southend, which isn't....
1st Nov 2018, 10:33
Replies: 502
Views: 196,333
Posted By cumbrianboy

it gives BACF flexibility, and its not...

it gives BACF flexibility, and its not unprecedented. BACF have used ACMI capacity for years on their network, with Saab 2000's and E170s from other airlines covering work. It makes sense as they can...
12th Sep 2018, 12:19
Replies: 269
Views: 136,634
Posted By cumbrianboy

https://www.independent.ie/life/travel/travel-news...

https://www.independent.ie/life/travel/travel-news/aer-lingus-announces-two-new-transatlantic-flights-from-dublin-37308203.html
23rd Jul 2018, 16:21
Replies: 410
Views: 98,743
Posted By cumbrianboy

Be careful what you wish for, Open Skies on the...

Be careful what you wish for, Open Skies on the Isle of Man has led to a huge reduction in connectivity and direct air services and generally poor provision.

The IOM is well connected to...
20th Jul 2018, 14:32
Replies: 790
Views: 337,511
Posted By cumbrianboy

An MPL can not be self sponsored. You can only do...

An MPL can not be self sponsored. You can only do an MPL with an airline, and then your license is specifically for that airline on that aircraft until such a time as you meet the requirements to...
1st Jul 2018, 22:37
Replies: 26
Views: 11,122
Posted By cumbrianboy

It may have an autopilot, and it's an OK one, but...

It may have an autopilot, and it's an OK one, but it's still a very hands on aeroplane, significantly more so than many others
25th Jun 2018, 13:26
Replies: 832
Views: 773,929
Posted By cumbrianboy

@fly757x The ATR42-600 has exactly the same...

@fly757x

The ATR42-600 has exactly the same cross wind limits as the ATR42-320 and this has not changed in recent times at CFN.

the AT46 regularly lands in cross winds of uptown 35kt.

The...
18th Jun 2018, 10:16
Replies: 2,406
Views: 1,607,470
Posted By cumbrianboy

The delay in the aircraft ian totally not to do...

The delay in the aircraft ian totally not to do with Stobart Air and Im afraid on this one, knowing whats happening then this is Flybes fault.

Any crewing issues are down to the fact theyve...
29th May 2018, 21:07
Replies: 790
Views: 337,511
Posted By cumbrianboy

Two candidates, one whos taken the trouble to...

Two candidates, one whos taken the trouble to get a medical and one who cant be bothered because someone else will pay, who would you recruit ...?
21st May 2018, 11:26
Replies: 2,939
Views: 1,049,604
Posted By cumbrianboy

I don't think you can blame having to say the...

I don't think you can blame having to say the word hectopascal on a read back to ATC (which takes less than 1 second) is the cause for delays at Luton ... I mean, really???

Yes pushing back blocks...
15th May 2018, 22:20
Replies: 3,611
Views: 1,273,883
Posted By cumbrianboy

Just a point, I believe (unless the 2 EJETS have...

Just a point, I believe (unless the 2 EJETS have changed in the last few days) that the 2 currently at SEN are not part of the 3 that have been bought by the group, but are on dry lease from flyBe,...
12th May 2018, 11:08
Replies: 3,611
Views: 1,273,883
Posted By cumbrianboy

The notion that IF easyJet leave Southend is a...

The notion that IF easyJet leave Southend is a good thing is so far beyond ridiculous I am lost for words.

easyJet are the reason Southend has an airport, they're the only operator that can give...
3rd May 2018, 14:50
Replies: 776
Views: 289,982
Posted By cumbrianboy

Monday and Friday are not the most important...

Monday and Friday are not the most important days, they are the busiest leisure days, but I've said this before the IOM needs frequency at a reasonable price, not an LCC Taking the cream off on the...
3rd May 2018, 11:12
Replies: 776
Views: 289,982
Posted By cumbrianboy

I'd imagine the IOM-BHD route should have been...

I'd imagine the IOM-BHD route should have been successful, the Isle of Man needs these routes.

The the ludicrous decision to get easyjet onto the iom - bfs route will have taken the profit away...
2nd May 2018, 12:45
Replies: 3,611
Views: 1,273,883
Posted By cumbrianboy

Let's put this into perspective. The additional...

Let's put this into perspective. The additional passengers at london's airports is not necessarily additional flights or routes, and is made up of many factors.

For example, If the average load...
24th Apr 2018, 07:17
Replies: 2,939
Views: 1,049,604
Posted By cumbrianboy

Passenger numbers have nothing to do with it. ...

Passenger numbers have nothing to do with it.

Anyone can fill an A321 if you sell every seat for 10 but you'll lose '000s per flight which is exactly what happened (maybe not that extreme, I...
23rd Apr 2018, 22:12
Replies: 2,939
Views: 1,049,604
Posted By cumbrianboy

The whole reason Monarch went bust was over...

The whole reason Monarch went bust was over capacity in the market and not enough demand to meet supply driving down the yield for the airlines to the point where Monarch went under.

You can bet...
22nd Mar 2018, 17:24
Replies: 418
Views: 343,478
Posted By cumbrianboy

Regarding airsouthewest comment above, to clarify...

Regarding airsouthewest comment above, to clarify it wasn't Stobart air the airline that was in discussions with flybe about a takeover, it was the Stobart group, with interests in aviation, power,...
21st Mar 2018, 18:09
Replies: 902
Views: 345,704
Posted By cumbrianboy

Depending on Loganair's SOPs they may not need a...

Depending on Loganair's SOPs they may not need a full ATC service at all. It's sparse airspace and an ungenested field and it's 4 rotations a day ...
13th Mar 2018, 13:25
Replies: 51
Views: 42,188
Posted By cumbrianboy

Is it actually legal under HMRC rules to claim...

Is it actually legal under HMRC rules to claim the cost of a type rating back? And aren't HMRC starting look at these 'self employed' contracts as you do not meet any of the criteria set out by HMRC...
10th Mar 2018, 10:20
Replies: 3,611
Views: 1,273,883
Posted By cumbrianboy

They do have maintenance facilities at all bases...

They do have maintenance facilities at all bases and engineers and workshop facilities available to keep things running.
But sometimes the tech issues require more time - overall the tech...
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