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Forum: Tech Log
14th Dec 2011, 15:17
Replies: 1,412
Views: 370,509
Posted By Frankie_B

Wasn't the crew of the West Caribbean MD80...

Wasn't the crew of the West Caribbean MD80 pulling hard on the yokes all the way to the ground when they found themselves in a stall at cruising level? It's not about whether sticks move together or...
Forum: Tech Log
6th Nov 2009, 13:23
Replies: 5
Views: 3,599
Posted By Frankie_B

Yes, it is used to re-connect the A/THR: You...

Yes, it is used to re-connect the A/THR: You press the A/THR button (provided thrust levers are above idle and below or at CL), and advance the throttles to CL gate. Otherwise, you'd have to kick it...
Forum: Jet Blast
7th Oct 2009, 23:03
Replies: 63
Views: 2,367
Posted By Frankie_B

some people endanger lives of others by simply...

some people endanger lives of others by simply driving, nevermind driving drunk...

Let's randomly give driving tests!

If I'm stopped for a violation, fine, test me out, but don't pull me over...
Forum: Jet Blast
25th Aug 2009, 19:02
Replies: 145
Views: 6,814
Posted By Frankie_B

First: Ilyushin IL-62M Yakutsk -> Moscow! Now...

First: Ilyushin IL-62M Yakutsk -> Moscow! Now that was an awesome aircraft to fly as a kid!

Latest: B763 Frankfurt -> Toronto
Forum: Tech Log
12th Aug 2009, 21:41
Replies: 47
Views: 5,620
Posted By Frankie_B

Sidestick command is mapped similarly for nose-up...

Sidestick command is mapped similarly for nose-up and nose-down inputs, so that you don't get twice the sensitivity when applying a nose-down input (since nose-down travel is 1/2 that of nose-up: 15...
Forum: Tech Log
4th Aug 2009, 15:28
Replies: 25
Views: 3,533
Posted By Frankie_B

They must be over Russian airspace. FL348 =...

They must be over Russian airspace. FL348 = 10600m.
4th Jun 2009, 18:30
Replies: 947
Views: 1,039,463
Posted By Frankie_B

It is my understanding (based on an A320 and an...

It is my understanding (based on an A320 and an assumption that the A330 architecture is similar) that a loss of one or all ADIRUs does not lead to the failure of the FCC [Flight Control Computers]....
1st Jun 2009, 10:04
Replies: 947
Views: 1,039,463
Posted By Frankie_B

From CDG Arrivals page: Numéro de vol :...

From CDG Arrivals page:

Numéro de vol : AF447
Arrivée attendue à 12:10 * Départ : RIO INTERNATIONA le 31/05/2009 19:00

Arrivée : PARIS le 01/06/2009 11:15
CHARLES DE GAULLE TERMINAL 2 E...
Forum: Tech Log
31st May 2009, 15:41
Replies: 1
Views: 778
Posted By Frankie_B

Distance between the aircraft position (FM POS)...

Distance between the aircraft position (FM POS) and the computed flightplan path.
Forum: Tech Log
28th May 2009, 13:42
Replies: 32
Views: 4,844
Posted By Frankie_B

MagnusP, The busses have things to hold on...

MagnusP,

The busses have things to hold on to, whereas you'd have to be grabbing someone's head on an aircraft! :=
Forum: Tech Log
28th May 2009, 11:57
Replies: 32
Views: 4,844
Posted By Frankie_B

You say it like we're discussing landing with...

You say it like we're discussing landing with unseated pax.

The sit down rule is sometimes carried to extreemes. We were waiting for our gate at FRA once, and the F/A confronted a man who got up...
Forum: Canada
28th Feb 2009, 04:15
Replies: 21
Views: 4,690
Posted By Frankie_B

I wonder where those CF18s would be based?

I wonder where those CF18s would be based?
Forum: Jet Blast
2nd Jul 2008, 04:47
Replies: 33
Views: 2,402
Posted By Frankie_B

- Routinely use words "Roger", "Checked",...

- Routinely use words "Roger", "Checked", "Affirmative", "Negative" and "Standby" in daily speak, even at McDonald's.
- Get annoyed when another person tries to spell a word using "Anna", "Mary" and...
9th Jan 2008, 14:04
Replies: 291
Views: 79,812
Posted By Frankie_B

Out of curiousity, does anyone know why the RAT...

Out of curiousity, does anyone know why the RAT was not installed on the 747? There's one on the 757,767 and 777. Did they think that having 4 engines is enough redundancy making RAT an 'unnecessary'...
9th Jan 2008, 02:04
Replies: 291
Views: 79,812
Posted By Frankie_B

Doesn't the 744 have a RAT?

Doesn't the 744 have a RAT?
2nd Jan 2008, 07:01
Replies: 62
Views: 11,578
Posted By Frankie_B

Ceasing to fly the airline and thus reducing...

Ceasing to fly the airline and thus reducing their revenue is not a good enough signal for them? Usually works for other businesses
31st Dec 2007, 10:04
Replies: 62
Views: 11,578
Posted By Frankie_B

The idea is that you pay for your destination....

The idea is that you pay for your destination. You are not paying to eat, drink or watch a movie - you are paying to get from A to B. Aviation is for the most part transportation, not a cruise. If...
Forum: Tech Log
12th Sep 2007, 21:06
Replies: 5
Views: 1,405
Posted By Frankie_B

Airbus Fly By Wire Question

Hi, gents

I've been reading various sources about the FBW behaviour, and still have the question about the FBW on the Bus

OK, it says that it will 'maintain 1.0g in pitch' with sidestick in...
Forum: Canada
16th Feb 2007, 15:10
Replies: 11
Views: 2,020
Posted By Frankie_B

be carefull though, don't pass near YSO VOR above...

be carefull though, don't pass near YSO VOR above 7000 ft! It's a standard arrival corridor into Pearson and, when landing on 23-24s, they are going to be crossing YSO at around 8000-10,000,...
Forum: Canada
15th Feb 2007, 20:37
Replies: 11
Views: 2,020
Posted By Frankie_B

I find it directly dependant on the workload. ...

I find it directly dependant on the workload.

Sometimes I'd get direct routing, requested altitude, traffic updates, and other info, but from time to time they just don't answer my calls at all. ...
Forum: Canada
13th Feb 2007, 00:33
Replies: 11
Views: 2,020
Posted By Frankie_B

I recommend departing via the DVP corridor: you...

I recommend departing via the DVP corridor: you have to maintain 2000 ft. or below. Just prior to crossing 401 & DVP, call Butonville on 124.800 and ask for transit towards Newmarket along the 404....
Forum: Canada
13th Dec 2005, 05:30
Replies: 5
Views: 2,450
Posted By Frankie_B

Hello, Here's some information that might be...

Hello,

Here's some information that might be useful to you.
PPL Lesson Plans (Transport Canada) (http://www.tc.gc.ca/civilaviation/general/flttrain/planes/Pubs/TP975/PartIII/menu.htm)

Flight...
4th Aug 2005, 03:31
Replies: 592
Views: 267,560
Posted By Frankie_B

As for the runways at YYZ, they were renamed...

As for the runways at YYZ,

they were renamed due to contruction of the third parallel (which is what is now 24L-06R). They kept the 24's on the south side, and the northern one became 23-05...
3rd Aug 2005, 20:46
Replies: 592
Views: 267,560
Posted By Frankie_B

Seeing how the airport had no major accident...

Seeing how the airport had no major accident since the mentioned 1979 crash, i'd say up until tuesday it was severely "overdue" for one.

My opinion is that the AF guys were just unlucky...
Forum: Canada
22nd Jul 2005, 00:22
Replies: 7
Views: 1,226
Posted By Frankie_B

One wouldn't really learn much flying every day...

One wouldn't really learn much flying every day for 45 days in the row, me thinks.

Took me just about 10 months to get the PPL in an extremely relaxed pace. And the bloody winter too, of course! ...
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