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Forum: Tech Log
18th May 2022, 09:23
Replies: 2
Views: 384
Posted By FlyingStone

If you look at pictures of B777 and B787 PFDs,...

If you look at pictures of B777 and B787 PFDs, you'll see it's the same there.

I suspect they wanted to have the same presentation in normal mode as well as when it reverts to the mini-map in case...
Forum: Tech Log
14th May 2022, 22:11
Replies: 5
Views: 665
Posted By FlyingStone

It could be due to the fact that LNAV/VNAV minima...

It could be due to the fact that LNAV/VNAV minima covers you all the way to -19C, where as LNAV minima will need to be corrected for low temperatures.
13th May 2022, 11:11
Replies: 81
Views: 9,324
Posted By FlyingStone

It's almost like if a union of 27 countries had...

It's almost like if a union of 27 countries had greater bargaining power than a single country...
Forum: Tech Log
11th May 2022, 07:26
Replies: 63
Views: 5,298
Posted By FlyingStone

Denti hits the nail on the head, as always. ...

Denti hits the nail on the head, as always.

SOPs should be SMS-driven for that particular operator. Of course feedback from other operators through OEM is valuable, but not everyone is operating...
8th May 2022, 11:28
Replies: 81
Views: 9,324
Posted By FlyingStone

How many British pilots were working for the...

How many British pilots were working for the likes of EasyJet, Wizz Air, Ryanair and a ton of other operators based outside of the UK?



And how do mere mortals without a rare and expensive...
7th May 2022, 07:03
Replies: 81
Views: 9,324
Posted By FlyingStone

Which EU airline provides work visas for British...

Which EU airline provides work visas for British pilots and their families?
6th May 2022, 10:18
Replies: 81
Views: 9,324
Posted By FlyingStone

How democratic was the subsequent prorogation of...

How democratic was the subsequent prorogation of the parliament?
6th May 2022, 05:54
Replies: 81
Views: 9,324
Posted By FlyingStone

Of course there wasn't. Turns out Brexit doesn't...

Of course there wasn't. Turns out Brexit doesn't make sense in a lot of areas as well.

How are LPV approaches doing in the UK these days? I heard they are very sovereign.
5th May 2022, 21:13
Replies: 57
Views: 23,483
Posted By FlyingStone

Probably not, but luckily safety policy of most...

Probably not, but luckily safety policy of most decent airlines this days is the opposite of mouth being kept shut.



The simple fact that you will not have yet completed your conversion course...
5th May 2022, 21:06
Replies: 81
Views: 9,324
Posted By FlyingStone

So you think an even harder Brexit would have...

So you think an even harder Brexit would have been better for British pilots... in what way exactly?



Apart from that little fact that UK voluntarily left EASA and UK CAA licences are no longer...
5th May 2022, 13:03
Replies: 81
Views: 9,324
Posted By FlyingStone

You quietly forgot to mention that every single...

You quietly forgot to mention that every single British pilot has ICAO Level 6 (which has been required for most UK-based jobs, alongside verbal reasoning tests etc.) and unlike most of their...
4th May 2022, 05:54
Replies: 81
Views: 9,324
Posted By FlyingStone

Funny how most EU member states, including new...

Funny how most EU member states, including new members, have better labour laws than UK.

Turns out if you vote for billionaires, they don't like to see working people gain any more power, quite...
Forum: Questions
9th Apr 2022, 20:51
Replies: 5
Views: 545
Posted By FlyingStone

The 737 has a list of required equipment in the...

The 737 has a list of required equipment in the limitations section of the AFM. Granted, not the most convenient location, but the list is there.
Forum: Tech Log
1st Apr 2022, 18:16
Replies: 4
Views: 813
Posted By FlyingStone

Full rated takeoff thrust (26K in your example)...

Full rated takeoff thrust (26K in your example) is achieved with thrust levers less than firewall. It is calculated purely as a product of altitude and OAT, irrespective of any derate and assumed...
Forum: Tech Log
1st Apr 2022, 16:32
Replies: 4
Views: 813
Posted By FlyingStone

Second push of TOGA below 800ft will just change...

Second push of TOGA below 800ft will just change the thrust limit to full GA thrust, but not the thrust itself. Above 800ft, the same thing happens, but the thrust levers advanced to full GA thrust...
Forum: Tech Log
31st Mar 2022, 09:39
Replies: 8
Views: 1,275
Posted By FlyingStone

Some B737s with winglets feature speed brake load...

Some B737s with winglets feature speed brake load alleviation, which retracts the speedbrake to 50% at high gross weight / high airspeed conditions. On the MAX this is called Manuever Load...
Forum: Tech Log
30th Mar 2022, 23:49
Replies: 2
Views: 576
Posted By FlyingStone

Look at your FCOM supplementary procedures. If...

Look at your FCOM supplementary procedures. If it's not there, it probably can't do it.
Replies: 8
Views: 508
Posted By FlyingStone

I've tried sending you a PM, but your inbox is...

I've tried sending you a PM, but your inbox is full.
Forum: Tech Log
4th Mar 2022, 09:29
Replies: 6
Views: 1,376
Posted By FlyingStone

If there are no obstacles, and assuming you are...

If there are no obstacles, and assuming you are not field limited, the lowest flap setting will be the best. Least amount of drag, and the best performance during initial climbout.
19th Feb 2022, 08:18
Replies: 13
Views: 4,171
Posted By FlyingStone

Nobody can guarantee you a job at a certain...

Nobody can guarantee you a job at a certain airline, or that you'll be able to stay there under present terms and conditions forever. Bases open and closes, airlines go bankrupt, downsize, etc.
...
17th Feb 2022, 16:22
Replies: 148
Views: 40,751
Posted By FlyingStone

I think you might have misread my post. My...

I think you might have misread my post.

My point was that it is unrealistic to have only 25 hours of line training for inexperienced pilots transitioning from light aircraft to first jet.
16th Feb 2022, 20:42
Replies: 148
Views: 40,751
Posted By FlyingStone

@Check Airman: Not sure if pilots you hire...

@Check Airman:

Not sure if pilots you hire are Chuck Yeager's relatives or your standards are lower, but I can't imagine many people who could successfully to from zero airline experience to being...
19th Jan 2022, 20:03
Replies: 148
Views: 40,751
Posted By FlyingStone

How does one get knowledge of LHR, FRA, CDG etc....

How does one get knowledge of LHR, FRA, CDG etc. and its sorrounding airspace? By flying there with a C172?
19th Jan 2022, 16:56
Replies: 148
Views: 40,751
Posted By FlyingStone

I agree with you. Thousands of hours on type...

I agree with you.

Thousands of hours on type within the airline's network in all-weather ops are useless. They should be replaced by drilling holes in a CAVOK sky with a C150.
8th Jan 2022, 15:51
Replies: 2
Views: 923
Posted By FlyingStone

Assuming both operators would agree to this and...

Assuming both operators would agree to this and there would be issues with FTL (rest periods, cummulative duty times, etc.), the main obstacle would be recurrent training and checking in accordance...
4th Jan 2022, 14:56
Replies: 338
Views: 147,817
Posted By FlyingStone

I'm not sure if that was sarcasm or not...

I'm not sure if that was sarcasm or not...
3rd Jan 2022, 08:47
Replies: 338
Views: 147,817
Posted By FlyingStone

Surely if you haven't managed to touch down...

Surely if you haven't managed to touch down within first third of the runway, which is what RAAS is normally configured for, a go-around is a sensible thing to do?

History is full of runway...
Forum: Tech Log
27th Dec 2021, 08:54
Replies: 14
Views: 1,933
Posted By FlyingStone

My QRH is very straight forward. A "go around,...

My QRH is very straight forward. A "go around, windshear ahead" should be responded with a windshear escape manuever, or at pilot's discretion, a normal go-around. You really want to gain as much...
27th Dec 2021, 08:17
Replies: 800
Views: 207,807
Posted By FlyingStone

Which airline pays 240k for captains?

Which airline pays 240k for captains?
Forum: Tech Log
22nd Dec 2021, 05:35
Replies: 9
Views: 1,587
Posted By FlyingStone

If 777 is anything like the 737, then the A/T...

If 777 is anything like the 737, then the A/T will maintain climb thrust during the climb and idle thrust during descent. If you disconnect the autopilot alone during climb with TCAS RA, and initiate...
Forum: Tech Log
18th Dec 2021, 20:54
Replies: 16
Views: 2,603
Posted By FlyingStone

Airplane doesn't fall out of the sky 1 kt below...

Airplane doesn't fall out of the sky 1 kt below the amber band, but then again, surely there has to be a better way of operating the aircraft - perhaps one that doesn't require reducing your stall...
Forum: Tech Log
18th Dec 2021, 11:59
Replies: 4
Views: 799
Posted By FlyingStone

1. You don't need the same frequency tuned, but...

1. You don't need the same frequency tuned, but if VOR/LOC AFDS mode is used, then roll guidance will differ on PFD/EADI for each pilot, which isn't desirable, if it can be avoided.

2. There are...
6th Dec 2021, 10:18
Replies: 80
Views: 27,466
Posted By FlyingStone

Dual channel autopilot go-around isn't available...

Dual channel autopilot go-around isn't available on the 737 unless both autopilots are engaged and FLARE armed is announciated, which won't be until after the self-test is completed below 1500ft RA.
5th Dec 2021, 20:09
Replies: 80
Views: 27,466
Posted By FlyingStone

Two words: type commonality. To be honest,...

Two words: type commonality.

To be honest, yes, 737 has lots of issues, but on the other hand, a go-around at 2000ft AAL on ATC request should hopefully be a non-event for a professional crew in...
Forum: Tech Log
29th Nov 2021, 14:19
Replies: 10
Views: 1,709
Posted By FlyingStone

737, as most jets, doesn't have an elevator trim,...

737, as most jets, doesn't have an elevator trim, it has a stabilizer trim. You trim the stabilizer, not the elevator, hence elevator (control column) neutral position is always constant.
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