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19th Jan 2022, 17:33
Replies: 118
Views: 26,158
Posted By 172_driver

There is ample of opportunity to learn "airline...

There is ample of opportunity to learn "airline stick and rudder" on the line. But that's also often frowned upon by many...
In my opinion it all depends on what we want to be, button pushers or...
18th Jan 2022, 19:39
Replies: 88
Views: 38,658
Posted By 172_driver

Can R/T really be blamed for everything? The...

Can R/T really be blamed for everything? The minds of the pilots were making (incorrect) assumptions at the time but they were both perfectly convinced they were doing everything right.
Remeber to...
Forum: Tech Log
14th Jan 2022, 16:52
Replies: 16
Views: 2,373
Posted By 172_driver

Cognitive ease comes with repeated experience.

Cognitive ease comes with repeated experience.
4th Jan 2022, 21:46
Replies: 297
Views: 109,219
Posted By 172_driver

I don't know.. your segment climb performance is...

I don't know.. your segment climb performance is a big academic when you sit in the pointy end and have to act on the go.
I can relate, a flock of birds at an inconvinient place for the time being....
30th Dec 2021, 12:06
Replies: 49
Views: 22,907
Posted By 172_driver

GPS 9L is not authorized for Cat C and D.

GPS 9L is not authorized for Cat C and D.
28th Dec 2021, 21:54
Replies: 297
Views: 109,219
Posted By 172_driver

Just some thoughts how it could've happened. I am...

Just some thoughts how it could've happened. I am still lost for words if this was an otherwise uneventful "departure".
- Different airspeed readings, followed by confusion. Should have come up in...
Forum: Tech Log
20th Dec 2021, 11:45
Replies: 16
Views: 2,346
Posted By 172_driver

BF, May I ask the scenario, was FLCH being...

BF,

May I ask the scenario, was FLCH being sluggish or did you select a speed in the amber band? Just curious.
I am also on the side that unloaded wings and not too far into the amber band is...
14th Dec 2021, 12:56
Replies: 80
Views: 26,004
Posted By 172_driver

Well put, and I understand the catch. What would...

Well put, and I understand the catch. What would be an ideal balance is that aircrew at least aspire to better themselves, try the water, on every flight. Start with visual conditions at a calm...
13th Dec 2021, 15:56
Replies: 80
Views: 26,004
Posted By 172_driver

Ever had the AP disconnect close to DH on an...

Ever had the AP disconnect close to DH on an actual CATIII appr? I have. There is a certain startle effect to it and still in the milk, there isn't much visual to go by. It's essential that the crew...
8th Dec 2021, 19:31
Replies: 80
Views: 26,004
Posted By 172_driver

There's almost no point stating the bleedin'...

There's almost no point stating the bleedin' obvious anymore. The only talk on this thread is about which way manipulating the automatics is easiest to get the job done. It's a patch work where...
4th Dec 2021, 18:03
Replies: 80
Views: 26,004
Posted By 172_driver

That's the standard quote from the training...

That's the standard quote from the training department. I respectfully disagree. Not saying the FMA:s isn't import, but much better is knowledge about pitch/power and ability to execute such in a...
22nd Nov 2021, 20:17
Replies: 35
Views: 20,058
Posted By 172_driver

Thanks for that! Unbelievable. I guess it goes...

Thanks for that! Unbelievable. I guess it goes without saying you are totally isolated from your family in that period of time? How much time off then, before next round of 5 weeks of prison?
21st Nov 2021, 22:10
Replies: 35
Views: 20,058
Posted By 172_driver

Sorry to stick my nose in, I am an outsider but...

Sorry to stick my nose in, I am an outsider but sneak into Fragrant Harbour sometimes for amusement ;)
Now it seems someone got sacked for leaving their hotel room on a layover, is that right?
...
12th Nov 2021, 07:15
Replies: 161
Views: 32,408
Posted By 172_driver

Too easy. Quite sure the Cutlass (172RG) has two...

Too easy. Quite sure the Cutlass (172RG) has two ports ;)
9th Nov 2021, 22:37
Replies: 161
Views: 32,408
Posted By 172_driver

Pilot DAR, As you mentioned it, I had to...

Pilot DAR,

As you mentioned it, I had to check Vso for the Cessna I had in mind - 172R. Vso is 33 kts. Then I checked the 172S. Vso is 40 kts. I thought it was the same airframe with a slightly...
9th Nov 2021, 14:37
Replies: 161
Views: 32,408
Posted By 172_driver

At say 50 kts and full flaps in a C172, you sit...

At say 50 kts and full flaps in a C172, you sit comfortably well above a known stall speed. On the other hand in a full fwd slip with full flaps I am not really sure as to where I've got my airflow...
8th Nov 2021, 16:54
Replies: 161
Views: 32,408
Posted By 172_driver

How about this one - slow below best glide speed...

How about this one - slow below best glide speed to steepen the approach angle!?

Never taught it to my students. But tried it a few times on my own and worked like magic.
Discuss.
5th Nov 2021, 14:49
Replies: 161
Views: 32,408
Posted By 172_driver

Harsh judgement. She walked away alive. And...

Harsh judgement. She walked away alive.

And it looks like the plane can be used again... (after the engine is fixed, that is).
1st Nov 2021, 13:01
Replies: 32
Views: 14,955
Posted By 172_driver

Took over a 737 which recently had a 4,5G landing...

Took over a 737 which recently had a 4,5G landing recorded in the tech log. Hadn't been that many days or weeks since and it had flown plenty. Either it was a lucky, built like a tank or the...
2nd Oct 2021, 09:19
Replies: 809
Views: 608,918
Posted By 172_driver

Apparently, the last word about that has not been...

Apparently, the last word about that has not been said yet. Though I wonder why they would be interested in ex SK-pilots anyway, issues about re-employment with SK, their history. The last thing they...
1st Oct 2021, 08:34
Replies: 809
Views: 608,918
Posted By 172_driver

semmern + a handful of 737 pilots in...

semmern

+ a handful of 737 pilots in Stockholm!

So the company has negotiated with CAE to drop the 500 hrs requirements for SAS pilots recently transfered to A320! Hooray for all 737-pilots who...
15th Sep 2021, 13:41
Replies: 27
Views: 7,559
Posted By 172_driver

Flying Clog Not saying I wouldn't do the...

Flying Clog

Not saying I wouldn't do the same...

When our companies flag out and get rid of us, we get upset and throw the toys out of the cot.
When we get the opportunity to flag ourselves...
13th Sep 2021, 22:10
Replies: 10
Views: 12,043
Posted By 172_driver

Taiwan's CAA reported the root cause of the...

Taiwan's CAA reported the root cause of the occurrence is still under investigation and advises all A330 operators to take countermeasures:

- prior to dispatch consider possible deceleration...
19th Jun 2021, 22:18
Replies: 176
Views: 108,233
Posted By 172_driver

Thanks Dave, good picture!

Thanks Dave, good picture!
19th Jun 2021, 20:19
Replies: 176
Views: 108,233
Posted By 172_driver

Not 787 rated but I guess the design of the gear...

Not 787 rated but I guess the design of the gear lock pins is pretty universal. Do they depressurize the hydraulics in the retract lines or do they physically prevent the down lock from moving (with...
31st May 2021, 18:03
Replies: 8
Views: 3,935
Posted By 172_driver

Like single use plastic? Disposable when not...

Like single use plastic? Disposable when not needed anymore.

They're not on the seniority list with mainline.
26th May 2021, 21:05
Replies: 298
Views: 162,651
Posted By 172_driver

By the time you've finished typing your ACARS...

By the time you've finished typing your ACARS message you'd be on the ground already.
12th Oct 2020, 21:33
Replies: 2,033
Views: 1,467,957
Posted By 172_driver

I wonder what makes Wizz Air believe they're...

I wonder what makes Wizz Air believe they're going to succeed in Norway without union collaboration when Ryanair didn't.
Forum: Tech Log
28th Aug 2020, 18:58
Replies: 92
Views: 20,944
Posted By 172_driver

To anyone who's spent a length of time on an...

To anyone who's spent a length of time on an Airbus with auto trim, then converting back to a type where you have to trim yourself; do you get rusty or is it still second nature?

(i am still not...
Forum: Tech Log
19th Aug 2020, 12:24
Replies: 69
Views: 21,137
Posted By 172_driver

Or you just do it, and hope it won't end up on...

Or you just do it, and hope it won't end up on Youtube! ;)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lqZ83gJc7DE&t=42s
8th Jul 2020, 08:34
Replies: 102
Views: 38,966
Posted By 172_driver

Has anyone ever passed a NDB appr as I can assure...

Has anyone ever passed a NDB appr as I can assure you you will be out of +/- 5 deg as you approach the beacon? The geometry doesn't lie ;)

If we're nit picking, I mean
1st Jul 2020, 21:14
Replies: 102
Views: 38,966
Posted By 172_driver

I don't know about you but we fly any NPA (incl....

I don't know about you but we fly any NPA (incl. VOR, NDB, LOC) in the exact same manner as an RNP (or RNAV, to use other terminology) approach. LNAV/VNAV magenta highway bang on the centerline. Yes,...
28th Jun 2020, 17:37
Replies: 102
Views: 38,966
Posted By 172_driver

[color=#000000] 10 years ago. It was a pure...

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10 years ago. It was a pure NDB, no ILS behind, no RNAV overlay
28th Jun 2020, 14:12
Replies: 102
Views: 38,966
Posted By 172_driver

A raw data NDB (no A/P) was part of the sim...

A raw data NDB (no A/P) was part of the sim profile at the interview for that airline. Seems like flying ability has only degraded since flight school.
Forum: Tech Log
19th Jun 2020, 08:46
Replies: 79
Views: 17,250
Posted By 172_driver

I believe I speak for the majority when I say...

I believe I speak for the majority when I say flap 30 is the norm on the 737, flap 40 only for performance. My friends on the 320 seem to prefer flap full over flap 3 (..is that how you say it? or...
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