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Forum: Tech Log
20th May 2022, 01:06
Replies: 62
Views: 5,298
Posted By Check Airman

Agreed wholeheartedly, but thatís small potatoes...

Agreed wholeheartedly, but thatís small potatoes compared to a training department that tries to standardise SOP across models from different manufacturers!
Forum: Tech Log
19th May 2022, 09:45
Replies: 62
Views: 5,298
Posted By Check Airman

This highlights the problem with OEM SOP. Airbus...

This highlights the problem with OEM SOP. Airbus has to make a one size fits all SOP, but we know that canít be ideal for everyone.

The obvious fix is to have each company tailor the SOP to meet...
Forum: Tech Log
18th May 2022, 06:33
Replies: 62
Views: 5,298
Posted By Check Airman

The obvious solution is to avoid 4 and 5 sector...

The obvious solution is to avoid 4 and 5 sector days. 1 or 2 sectors is/are quite sufficient, wouldnít you say?
Forum: Tech Log
12th May 2022, 04:35
Replies: 62
Views: 5,298
Posted By Check Airman

There are indeed a few curious choices. Heaven...

There are indeed a few curious choices. Heaven forbid you should set off on your flight without your beacon on...or leave for the day without first turning the wing lights off...
Forum: Tech Log
11th May 2022, 16:04
Replies: 62
Views: 5,298
Posted By Check Airman

Thanks FD. Iíve never seen that document. I wish...

Thanks FD. Iíve never seen that document. I wish my airline would publish the same.
Forum: Tech Log
11th May 2022, 01:06
Replies: 62
Views: 5,298
Posted By Check Airman

Thanks. Any idea why they removed ATHR from the...

Thanks. Any idea why they removed ATHR from the landing checklist?
11th May 2022, 01:03
Replies: 57
Views: 23,483
Posted By Check Airman

I'd argue that most people not concerned with the...

I'd argue that most people not concerned with the incident would be none the wiser, had they continued. My preference would have been to fill out the paperwork after getting to JFK, but perhaps the...
Forum: Tech Log
10th May 2022, 06:49
Replies: 62
Views: 5,298
Posted By Check Airman

It'd be interesting to go back to airbus SOP. At...

It'd be interesting to go back to airbus SOP. At my company, whoever gets to the plane first aligns the IRS. Whoever gets hot/cold first starts the APU, and both pilots check the database.
Forum: Tech Log
10th May 2022, 06:44
Replies: 62
Views: 5,298
Posted By Check Airman

My company doesn't use Airbus procedures, but I'd...

My company doesn't use Airbus procedures, but I'd be interested to see your new shorter checklist.
5th May 2022, 23:35
Replies: 57
Views: 23,483
Posted By Check Airman

You havenít met the minimum experience...

You havenít met the minimum experience requirements. Until youíve been checked out by a trainer, you canít operate without special supervision. Simple as that.
5th May 2022, 23:31
Replies: 57
Views: 23,483
Posted By Check Airman

No supernumerary pilot during line training in...

No supernumerary pilot during line training in the US, except for augmented operations.
20th Apr 2022, 17:08
Replies: 180
Views: 84,032
Posted By Check Airman

Air France, having lost billions of dollars due...

Air France, having lost billions of dollars due to covid, has taken the plane out of service, and is sacrificing hundreds of thousands (or millions) of dollars in revenue, to save face?
Forum: Tech Log
16th Apr 2022, 18:21
Replies: 22
Views: 2,100
Posted By Check Airman

I wish theyíd have copied Boeing and allowed us...

I wish theyíd have copied Boeing and allowed us to speak with the flight attendants using the handset.
Forum: Tech Log
14th Apr 2022, 18:31
Replies: 22
Views: 2,100
Posted By Check Airman

Iíve heard that before. My last companyís manuals...

Iíve heard that before. My last companyís manuals mentioned it. It makes sense, but Iíve never tested it. Current company is silent on the topic.

Nonetheless, we werenít told not to use the ACP,...
6th Apr 2022, 14:28
Replies: 180
Views: 84,032
Posted By Check Airman

Thanks for the translation.

Thanks for the translation.
Forum: Tech Log
5th Apr 2022, 16:45
Replies: 5
Views: 1,244
Posted By Check Airman

How high is too high? Iím not aware of any...

How high is too high? Iím not aware of any regulatory restriction, but your company will say youíre too high if youíre unable to meet their stable criteria.
Forum: Tech Log
30th Mar 2022, 13:59
Replies: 12
Views: 1,548
Posted By Check Airman

Thanks. Iíll defer to the experience of those who...

Thanks. Iíll defer to the experience of those who have operated heavies. Maybe if thatís in my future, Iíll understand a bit more.
Forum: Tech Log
30th Mar 2022, 02:14
Replies: 12
Views: 1,548
Posted By Check Airman

Never flown a widebody, so I'm not sure what the...

Never flown a widebody, so I'm not sure what the size of the plane has to do with it. If you're concerned about wingspan or weight restrictions, you can always mark them in red on your chart. Is...
Forum: Tech Log
29th Mar 2022, 22:01
Replies: 12
Views: 1,548
Posted By Check Airman

I actually think the opposite. I think briefing...

I actually think the opposite. I think briefing taxi routes will lead to expectation bias at best. Makes better sense to take a moment before moving when you actually get the clearance.

Trying to...
Forum: Tech Log
27th Mar 2022, 19:16
Replies: 29
Views: 3,712
Posted By Check Airman

I thought it would have been an obvious solution....

I thought it would have been an obvious solution. Not sure how the 777 is set up with the yoke in terms of visibility, but the visibility on the Airbii is quite sufficient for either pilot to read...
Forum: Tech Log
20th Mar 2022, 00:26
Replies: 43
Views: 38,341
Posted By Check Airman

Those are certainly odd questions pineteam. I...

Those are certainly odd questions pineteam. I completely agree with vilas. Knowing how many or what they are isn't as important as knowing how to execute them properly.
Forum: Tech Log
18th Mar 2022, 11:30
Replies: 43
Views: 38,341
Posted By Check Airman

At this point, I've given up on asking questions....

At this point, I've given up on asking questions. Stupid doesn't begin to describe it, but I'm just a regular line pilot.
Forum: Tech Log
17th Mar 2022, 21:39
Replies: 43
Views: 38,341
Posted By Check Airman

At my company, yes. :ugh:

At my company, yes. :ugh:
Forum: Tech Log
13th Mar 2022, 11:35
Replies: 20
Views: 2,222
Posted By Check Airman

Apart from the regular switching over of the...

Apart from the regular switching over of the contacts, what noise are you referring to? ECAM messages on power transfer is also a mystery to me.

Iíve never heard of these problems or the technique.
Forum: Tech Log
6th Mar 2022, 00:07
Replies: 15
Views: 2,334
Posted By Check Airman

You can hear the stall warning just fine with a...

You can hear the stall warning just fine with a good ANC headset.
Forum: Tech Log
3rd Mar 2022, 18:35
Replies: 23
Views: 2,001
Posted By Check Airman

Very interesting discussion. Iíve never heard of...

Very interesting discussion. Iíve never heard of calculating a pitch attitude. Probably a big airplane thing, because they have a larger range of takeoff weights.

Interested to hear why the 777...
Forum: Jet Blast
28th Feb 2022, 06:20
Replies: 102
Views: 33,997
Posted By Check Airman

Can we have a moderator (or the OP) put an...

Can we have a moderator (or the OP) put an apostrophe in the thread title please?
Forum: Tech Log
28th Feb 2022, 06:12
Replies: 15
Views: 2,334
Posted By Check Airman

I've never come across a headset that was too...

I've never come across a headset that was too quiet. The A20 is certainly not so good that you can't hear the engine in a Cessna. It cuts a lot of the noise, but not nearly so much that you can't...
Forum: Tech Log
27th Feb 2022, 14:47
Replies: 15
Views: 2,334
Posted By Check Airman

If youíre planning to do GA flying, perhaps go...

If youíre planning to do GA flying, perhaps go with the A20. The proflight was designed with the relatively quieter jet cockpits in mind, so I understand they arenít quite as quiet in a Cessna. Iíve...
20th Feb 2022, 00:25
Replies: 338
Views: 147,817
Posted By Check Airman

Thanks. maybe I should be out flying more :)

Thanks. maybe I should be out flying more :)
18th Feb 2022, 14:42
Replies: 338
Views: 147,817
Posted By Check Airman

EK231 777 update

Avherald has got hold of the preliminary report.

https://avherald.com/h?article=4f24b2d7&opt=0
17th Feb 2022, 14:56
Replies: 148
Views: 40,751
Posted By Check Airman

True that at a major, most new hires have prior...

True that at a major, most new hires have prior 121 time, but itís still 25 hrs at a regional.
17th Feb 2022, 03:02
Replies: 148
Views: 40,751
Posted By Check Airman

Really not sure on the number of sectors needed....

Really not sure on the number of sectors needed. If transitioning from one type to another within the same company, itís 15 hrs with a training captain, and fewer than 8 sectors for sure.



To...
16th Feb 2022, 22:13
Replies: 148
Views: 40,751
Posted By Check Airman

25 hours. Not sectors. Some people would...

25 hours. Not sectors.

Some people would have come to their first jet from light pistons, and others from turboprops. We do the same training. Iím not sure how many landings or sectors are...
16th Feb 2022, 17:12
Replies: 148
Views: 40,751
Posted By Check Airman

I donít disagree with you, but whether youíve...

I donít disagree with you, but whether youíve flown the same type for a different airline, or just came from pistons, you get 25 hrs.

(Iím told that some regionals have recently increased to ~40...
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