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Forum: Tech Log
25th Jan 2010, 22:19
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Posted By xkoote

Md-80 Com Box

Hey guys,

wandering if someone can point me in the right direction regarding the COM box on some MD-80's. The headset plug is the normal banana connector, but the mic plug is a male 4-pin affair...
19th Dec 2009, 14:40
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Views: 4,273
Posted By xkoote

I was flying above and behind that plane in an...

I was flying above and behind that plane in an MD80 about 50 miles. My first officer saw a ball of flame and that's it. Only afterwards did we hear the chatter on the freq and he deduced that it must...
Forum: Tech Log
7th Dec 2009, 14:54
Replies: 2
Views: 978
Posted By xkoote

It's part of the descent checklist.......or...

It's part of the descent checklist.......or non-normal / single engine approach checklist if you needed to divert after TO.
Forum: Tech Log
7th Dec 2009, 14:40
Replies: 6
Views: 3,542
Posted By xkoote

We have it on two of our MD-80's. With the switch...

We have it on two of our MD-80's. With the switch in ECON, the APU load control valve restricts the maximum amount of bleed air extraction, thus reducing fuel burn and APU EGT. It is used at times...
Forum: Tech Log
4th Apr 2009, 13:59
Replies: 6
Views: 1,590
Posted By xkoote

Nothing some paperwork and a golden bolt can't...

Nothing some paperwork and a golden bolt can't fix :8
We currently fly one of the HLW MD-83's. MTOW 72575 and MLW 68050.
Flew into SXM a few months back with a LW of 68t and a wet runway...quite...
Forum: Tech Log
3rd Apr 2009, 20:34
Replies: 6
Views: 1,590
Posted By xkoote

Thanks again for the input. Xander

Thanks again for the input.

Xander
Forum: Tech Log
3rd Apr 2009, 19:10
Replies: 6
Views: 1,590
Posted By xkoote

Wow thanks ART INOP.....very specific info! ...

Wow thanks ART INOP.....very specific info!


Xander

EDIT: Since you know the WA and WE well. Do you know their paricular TO and LDg weights?
Forum: Tech Log
3rd Apr 2009, 16:37
Replies: 6
Views: 1,590
Posted By xkoote

Alitalia MD80 FMS

Hello,

our company may be getting ex I-DAWA and I-DAWE Alitalia planes. This is my first time on EFIS integrated FMS cockpits. I heard there were 2 different types of MDc installed FMC's. One...
21st Mar 2009, 19:07
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Posted By xkoote

Just like to make a quick comment regarding one...

Just like to make a quick comment regarding one of the possible factors, namely the cargo shift theory.

In my opinion on a plane that is this full, it will be quite difficult for the cargo to...
4th Sep 2008, 16:11
Replies: 2,686
Views: 1,000,657
Posted By xkoote

Green dot, I'm not sure but from you rlast...

Green dot,

I'm not sure but from you rlast post regarding the reverser unlocked lights and ART fire lights I get the feeling you are trying to say that the ART fire light is bright but the TR...
1st Sep 2008, 01:57
Replies: 2,686
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Posted By xkoote

1. The ARt fire light and the slat takeoff light...

1. The ARt fire light and the slat takeoff light are clearly visible in daylight....when you are looking at them. They are not the glow in the corner of your eye type of light like the reverser...
31st Aug 2008, 00:05
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Posted By xkoote

I have about 1,000 hours in this very MD-82. That...

I have about 1,000 hours in this very MD-82. That was a sad day ideed....:{

http://cdn-www.airliners.net/aviation-photos/photos/9/3/3/1379339.jpg
30th Aug 2008, 23:29
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Posted By xkoote

I have trouble getting too much info about the...

I have trouble getting too much info about the intricacies of the MD-82 thrust reverser. But what I do know is that there is no electrical or mechanical command of any kind to bring it to idle if a...
29th Aug 2008, 20:40
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Posted By xkoote

Just like to clarify something more...... ...

Just like to clarify something more......

You have position lights, strobe lights and anti collision lights.

POS/STROBE (Strobes are the white flickering lights in the wingtips.)

OFF -...
29th Aug 2008, 02:53
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Posted By xkoote

I think all planes will have the same happen to...

I think all planes will have the same happen to their TOCW system if the plane thinks it is airborne. The TOCW system will cease to work. Dirrefent aircraft will have different ways of telling you...
29th Aug 2008, 02:39
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Posted By xkoote

This has been covered in a post, looong ago, but...

This has been covered in a post, looong ago, but here's a recap

If the airplane is in ground mode, here are a few obvious hints the Mad Dog will throw at you. Given their obviousness it's quite...
27th Aug 2008, 05:26
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Posted By xkoote

What could have brought here down excluding...

What could have brought here down excluding engine problems? Controllablity issues rising from operations near stall conditions (flaps/slats retracted) or maybe a tail shear of 20 to 30 knots. But...
27th Aug 2008, 03:22
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Posted By xkoote

lomapeso, beleive me, at that point these...

lomapeso,

beleive me, at that point these guys were using max rudder deflection of the ground top aim the nose back to the left. Maybe the poor crew stood up on the left brakes, maybe even tried...
27th Aug 2008, 02:46
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Posted By xkoote

That means that although it swerved you shouldn't...

That means that although it swerved you shouldn't expect wild giration on that piece of grass. Beleive me that is a short distance for an MD80 travellen in excess of 100 knots. Probably a quick...
27th Aug 2008, 00:32
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Posted By xkoote

Geez, this thread moves fast. Another few...

Geez, this thread moves fast. Another few comments from the picture.

First of all it is completely possible for the nose to travel straight but not the mains. In the automotive world it is called...
26th Aug 2008, 16:08
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Posted By xkoote

Looking at the skid marks........ that...

Looking at the skid marks........

that unidentified mark starting in a position just outboard of the outboard of main wheel #4 is about the position a bucket would be at. It's incredible to see...
26th Aug 2008, 14:22
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Posted By xkoote

I think the MD80 is one of the planes with the...

I think the MD80 is one of the planes with the most amount of differering options out there. There's EFIS, non-EFIS, autobrakes or not, FMC's or not, switch locations on the overhead, TOW options etc...
26th Aug 2008, 12:39
Replies: 2,686
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Posted By xkoote

I haven't done a flapless TO in the SIM, but did...

I haven't done a flapless TO in the SIM, but did do a few deployed reversers. The first being in my initial. Let me tell you. Close to the ground it is hell to get out of. You will get an uncommanded...
26th Aug 2008, 01:21
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Posted By xkoote

Quote from ZQA297/30, This is...

Quote from ZQA297/30,



This is exactly what I am referring to. Flap/slat retraction on taxi in is usually not done by checklist but by heart. Thank God you guys made it through. Glad to have...
25th Aug 2008, 23:52
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Posted By xkoote

The MD80 uses about 200 kilo's of fuel for a 10...

The MD80 uses about 200 kilo's of fuel for a 10 minute taxi and takeoff. Given they used 10 minutes out, 10 minutes back and 10 out again means they used let's say 600 - 800 kilo's. But remember,...
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