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Forum: Tech Log
27th May 2022, 15:08
Replies: 42
Views: 4,632
Posted By Nightstop

If there’s vicious weather on your standard...

If there’s vicious weather on your standard published go-around path then either you advise ATC that, in the event of a go-around, you require an alternative ATC approved track (of your preference),...
24th May 2022, 17:26
Replies: 792
Views: 283,740
Posted By Nightstop

I flew as a pax on SmartLynx this week, operating...

I flew as a pax on SmartLynx this week, operating on behalf of a different Airline. Great flight and Cabin Crew, however catering on board was very limited. This is something to watch out for when...
Replies: 366
Views: 86,214
Posted By Nightstop

I did my PPL at SFC in 1973. I used to catch the...

I did my PPL at SFC in 1973. I used to catch the train from Newbury Park to Theydon Bois, then get a bus to a stop near the airfield. I met and chatted with actor Milo O’Shea on a few of those bus...
23rd May 2022, 07:59
Replies: 792
Views: 283,740
Posted By Nightstop

NWI to TFS 22nd May was cancelled due lack of a...

NWI to TFS 22nd May was cancelled due lack of a cabin manager for the flight, I heard.
17th May 2022, 17:15
Replies: 28
Views: 10,791
Posted By Nightstop

When an easyJet aircraft is changed from A321 to...

When an easyJet aircraft is changed from A321 to A320, or A320 to A319, or A319 (156) to A319 (150), passengers are informed (using the email address on their booking) that the aircraft operating...
12th May 2022, 16:14
Replies: 11
Views: 1,595
Posted By Nightstop

Never walk through the arc of a prop, my Gran...

Never walk through the arc of a prop, my Gran always used to say to me. Wise woman.
Forum: Tech Log
30th Apr 2022, 11:46
Replies: 35
Views: 33,374
Posted By Nightstop

Yes. eg “LGCIU 1(2) reset in accordance with QRH...

Yes. eg “LGCIU 1(2) reset in accordance with QRH ref XYZ. Successful/Unsuccessful. Signed: Capt Roger Victor, Date:17th Dec. 1903”
30th Apr 2022, 06:57
Replies: 11
Views: 1,427
Posted By Nightstop

Lightbulb Proper operation of carbon brakes

A long read here, but explains all you need to know:

https://code7700.com/pdfs/carbon_brakes_airbus.pdf
16th Apr 2022, 07:22
Replies: 27
Views: 13,817
Posted By Nightstop

Unlikely imho. I suspect reverse thrust on at...

Unlikely imho. I suspect reverse thrust on at least one engine was selected on touchdown, after which a go-around is not SOP but they decided to anyway.
12th Apr 2022, 03:26
Replies: 20
Views: 8,430
Posted By Nightstop

That’s interesting, was it a birdstrike? I’ve...

That’s interesting, was it a birdstrike? I’ve never considered wearing eye protection in a canopied aircraft.
4th Apr 2022, 17:29
Replies: 20
Views: 8,430
Posted By Nightstop

Any experts here on the seat harness arrangement...

Any experts here on the seat harness arrangement in an Extra? I believe there are two separate lap straps with unlatch handles pointing in different directions, but I haven’t flown this type.
Forum: Jet Blast
29th Mar 2022, 17:09
Replies: 250
Views: 36,273
Posted By Nightstop

That’s amazing, I wonder how long OVO will last...

That’s amazing, I wonder how long OVO will last though.

I’m with Shell Energy, I booked a dual Smart Meter upgrade from their assigned installer. The “engineer” (ha, ha) didn’t turn up, no call to...
Forum: Jet Blast
29th Mar 2022, 07:18
Replies: 250
Views: 36,273
Posted By Nightstop

Ninthace, You seem to have misunderstood my...

Ninthace,

You seem to have misunderstood my post #240. I’m also on a fixed term energy contract payable by direct debit, it’s also a very good deal having been initiated before the invasion of...
Forum: Jet Blast
28th Mar 2022, 19:52
Replies: 250
Views: 36,273
Posted By Nightstop

Why don’t you all just pay by variable monthly...

Why don’t you all just pay by variable monthly direct debit instead of a monthly fixed direct debit? With a variable monthly direct debit, you pay each month for what you actually use. Why give the...
21st Mar 2022, 19:52
Replies: 10
Views: 1,505
Posted By Nightstop

Are you sure the emails from your agent are...

Are you sure the emails from your agent are really from them and those you send are to them? Not uncommon for property sale/purchase communications to be intercepted and spoofed. Result could...
11th Mar 2022, 19:05
Replies: 32
Views: 2,817
Posted By Nightstop

In my experience, Dublin Flight Connections is...

In my experience, Dublin Flight Connections is useless. I had to clear Immigration inbound and then security outbound, nearly missed my onward flight due horrendous security queues. Your timescale in...
8th Mar 2022, 19:55
Replies: 73
Views: 10,672
Posted By Nightstop

The last photo in #67 is Norwich. Air UK Admin...

The last photo in #67 is Norwich. Air UK Admin and Spud Murphy’s office at the apron end of the black portacabin type structure. Air UK Ops below. Hellesdon (a Norwich suburb) in the distance, beyond...
Forum: Tech Log
28th Jan 2022, 15:43
Replies: 2
Views: 868
Posted By Nightstop

I presume your Sim and aircraft have FWC STD...

I presume your Sim and aircraft have FWC STD H2-F7 modification status? In which case the correct procedure is to switch ON the Fuel X FEED, provided the crew confirm that the low fuel condition is...
26th Jan 2022, 17:34
Replies: 29
Views: 8,552
Posted By Nightstop

The Duxford Herald is off to the Morayvia museum,...

The Duxford Herald is off to the Morayvia museum, Kinloss apparently. We won’t be going there, too cold and wet for us old folk.
24th Jan 2022, 16:09
Replies: 29
Views: 8,552
Posted By Nightstop

Oh really, to where? The Air UK Reunion folks...

Oh really, to where? The Air UK Reunion folks meet up elsewhere (DH Museum) annually nowadays, is that the reason? Expelled!
24th Jan 2022, 12:51
Replies: 29
Views: 8,552
Posted By Nightstop

Video by Planes TV of the arrival available to...

Video by Planes TV of the arrival available to view on YouTube.
Forum: ATC Issues
18th Jan 2022, 18:05
Replies: 10
Views: 1,782
Posted By Nightstop

Mind you, I did (years ago) fly a PAR approach to...

Mind you, I did (years ago) fly a PAR approach to Stavanger 36 with the SVG Radar controller giving me heading corrections based upon runway 18. I couldn’t get a word in to interrupt, as the patter...
Forum: ATC Issues
18th Jan 2022, 17:27
Replies: 10
Views: 1,782
Posted By Nightstop

And you want to be ATCO’s? Oh dear, your lack of...

And you want to be ATCO’s? Oh dear, your lack of basic Compass knowledge is abysmal.
16th Jan 2022, 18:02
Replies: 10
Views: 3,184
Posted By Nightstop

That’s very sad to hear. I believe Bernie was at...

That’s very sad to hear. I believe Bernie was at SEN when I was earning £5 per hour (or was it a week) instructing at SLAC’s in ‘76. An obituary would be appreciated, for those like me who didn’t...
16th Jan 2022, 17:34
Replies: 19
Views: 3,005
Posted By Nightstop

No, it’s a fact. I saw them all come back into...

No, it’s a fact. I saw them all come back into the Crew Room from their failed attempts at B737 Base Training, carried out by very well respected Base Training Captains. I felt so sad for them, lots...
16th Jan 2022, 13:04
Replies: 19
Views: 3,005
Posted By Nightstop

It’a a sad but true fact that the over 40’s...

It’a a sad but true fact that the over 40’s struggle with their first big jet type rating training. Another fact, all 12 over 35’s failed their Base training from light aircraft onto the B737 with a...
10th Jan 2022, 16:57
Replies: 13
Views: 8,591
Posted By Nightstop

It doesn’t look like it was pushing back. The...

It doesn’t look like it was pushing back. The aircraft is within the yellow lines behind and no sign of a Tug (they could have vanished asap though). It looks like an Oxygen bottle fire, was it being...
10th Jan 2022, 16:29
Replies: 19
Views: 5,476
Posted By Nightstop

Work load during an airborne Smoke, Fumes, Fire...

Work load during an airborne Smoke, Fumes, Fire event is extremely high. It’s easy to get so focused on the need to get onto the ground quickly that you unintentionally neglect other important safety...
6th Jan 2022, 13:56
Replies: 19
Views: 5,476
Posted By Nightstop

Looks very much like contamination of the air...

Looks very much like contamination of the air conditioning packs with deice/anti ice fluid which was applied prior to departure. Unpleasant, but clears once the ingested fluid has been consumed and...
5th Jan 2022, 17:00
Replies: 104
Views: 64,822
Posted By Nightstop

How’s it going there? Just read about the LPG...

How’s it going there? Just read about the LPG fuel price riots. Peter Griffiths OK? I understand Internet has been shut down, so no reply expected anytime soon. Good luck Expats.
1st Jan 2022, 16:20
Replies: 87
Views: 12,145
Posted By Nightstop

Totally irrelevant what the departure point...

Totally irrelevant what the departure point temperature was. Temperature reduction with altitude is approximately 2C/1000’. So, at 6,000’ cruise on your “short sector” (unlikely cruise altitude, by...
27th Dec 2021, 15:36
Replies: 5
Views: 9,116
Posted By Nightstop

I have. I refused to operate a Lisbon to Funchal...

I have. I refused to operate a Lisbon to Funchal flight once with the wind there gusting 50 knots across 23. The Lisbon Station Manager was most upset, citing he had a PPL and could read the TAF...
26th Dec 2021, 11:59
Replies: 53
Views: 23,258
Posted By Nightstop

The 737 NWS bypass pin is made of two concentric...

The 737 NWS bypass pin is made of two concentric metal tubes, the outer of which has the flag attached. In an internal bypass pin failure, it is possible for the outer tube with flag to be removed...
20th Dec 2021, 17:00
Replies: 53
Views: 23,258
Posted By Nightstop

Oh OK. I still think this towbar was not the one...

Oh OK. I still think this towbar was not the one that was used during their own pushback, more likely collected en-route. TBA of course.
20th Dec 2021, 16:27
Replies: 53
Views: 23,258
Posted By Nightstop

Was the aircraft departing from a...

Was the aircraft departing from a self-manoeuvring Stand? I wouldn’t be surprised if the towbar was collected from an adjacent Stand while taxiing out at a brisk pace.
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