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7th Mar 2020, 19:18
Replies: 6
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Posted By bookworm

Which approach and airport?

Which approach and airport?
5th Feb 2020, 13:43
Replies: 32
Views: 6,404
Posted By bookworm

I think you're overcomplicating. The difference...

I think you're overcomplicating. The difference between QFE and QNH for a point at a particular elevation depends only on the standard atmosphere. That's because QNH is a hypothetical construct that...
28th Oct 2019, 15:48
Replies: 7
Views: 1,890
Posted By bookworm

That's a reasonable rule of thumb, but is not...

That's a reasonable rule of thumb, but is not strictly true, as some of the nav specs with higher numbers have other requirements beyond accuracy/integrity. An RNP APCH aircraft is not, for example,...
27th Oct 2019, 20:55
Replies: 7
Views: 1,890
Posted By bookworm

The PBN navigation specifications, like RNP 1 or...

The PBN navigation specifications, like RNP 1 or RNP APCH, are applied to particular routes or procedures, not volumes of airspace. So a SID or a STAR might be RNP 1, and a GPS approach will be RNP...
17th Jun 2019, 22:34
Replies: 33
Views: 8,139
Posted By bookworm

Here...

Here...
17th Jun 2019, 21:07
Replies: 33
Views: 8,139
Posted By bookworm

I believe so. You may find the following CC...

I believe so. You may find the following CC opinions useful:

Collins...
6th Jun 2019, 13:27
Replies: 6
Views: 2,777
Posted By bookworm

A couple of good articles here: Supercooled...

A couple of good articles here:
Supercooled liquid water and airframe icing (http://www-das.uwyo.edu/~geerts/cwx/notes/chap08/supercooled.html)
Cloud liquid water content, drop sizes, and number of...
7th Mar 2019, 13:25
Replies: 21
Views: 8,553
Posted By bookworm

Yes it was. It'll take a month or two for the...

Yes it was. It'll take a month or two for the amending regulation to be published. Yes, I know, were less than two months from 8 April 2019. :)
27th Feb 2019, 17:29
Replies: 47
Views: 4,959
Posted By bookworm

As a passenger boarding an aircraft, I care only...

As a passenger boarding an aircraft, I care only about the likelihood of me surviving the journey. If I die, I don't care how many people die with me.

If you start to consider the effect of...
27th Feb 2019, 16:01
Replies: 21
Views: 8,553
Posted By bookworm

For discussion and vote at EASA Committee today...

For discussion and vote at EASA Committee today or tomorrow. (http://ec.europa.eu/transparency/regcomitology/index.cfm?do=search.documentdetail&Dos_ID=17242&ds_id=60802&version=1&page=1) See para...
27th Feb 2019, 15:34
Replies: 47
Views: 4,959
Posted By bookworm

And that's the other aspect. There is an...

And that's the other aspect. There is an expectation of the level of safety offered by commercial air transport.

While a consenting adult should be permitted to make a choice as to whether they...
27th Feb 2019, 15:00
Replies: 47
Views: 4,959
Posted By bookworm

Indeed it's fundamental to the case for...

Indeed it's fundamental to the case for cost-sharing that the marginal cost of doing the flight vs cancelling it is positive. If you cancel you save money. By contrast, a commercial operator loses...
27th Feb 2019, 14:22
Replies: 47
Views: 4,959
Posted By bookworm

Je n'ai aucune idée. C’était peut-être un peu...

Je n'ai aucune idée. C’était peut-être un peu gênant pour les aéroclubs d’un grand pays centre-ouest? :)

Common purpose is not supported by the safety case.* Do I feel more pressure to complete a...
24th Sep 2018, 06:55
Replies: 2
Views: 793
Posted By bookworm

This was a proposal 12 years ago. At the moment,...

This was a proposal 12 years ago. At the moment, pilot-owner maintenance is not permitted for the annual or 100-hour check (Part-M App VIII (b)(9)). No change is planned in the forthcoming Part-ML.
5th Jul 2018, 16:41
Replies: 22
Views: 3,177
Posted By bookworm

In my experience (of busy European airports),...

In my experience (of busy European airports), provided you tell Ground at the outset that you'll need 3 minutes (or however long) for checks somewhere, they'll plan to accommodate it. But when their...
4th Jul 2018, 14:29
Replies: 13
Views: 1,333
Posted By bookworm

It's a good question but a tricky one to answer. ...

It's a good question but a tricky one to answer. For typical conventional procedures, you'll cross both the outbound and inbound legs. As an example, the platform altitude for the ILS23 at...
19th Feb 2018, 10:23
Replies: 46
Views: 7,447
Posted By bookworm

What I meant to write was, "For non-commercial...

What I meant to write was, "For non-commercial VFR in the UK, if communication is required, the equipment requirement is for only one COM radio."
16th Feb 2018, 14:04
Replies: 46
Views: 7,447
Posted By bookworm

Any required COM radio must be 8.33 capable. Any...

Any required COM radio must be 8.33 capable. Any surplus to the required minimum need not be, but must not be used to transmit on 8.33 channels. For non-commercial VFR in the UK, the requirement is...
2nd Jan 2018, 14:53
Replies: 75
Views: 15,699
Posted By bookworm

ICAO PANS-ATM says 4.4.2.1.2 In the event of...

ICAO PANS-ATM says

4.4.2.1.2 In the event of a delay of 30 minutes in excess of the estimated off-block time for a controlled flight or a delay of one hour for an uncontrolled flight for which a...
22nd Dec 2017, 13:48
Replies: 242
Views: 63,250
Posted By bookworm

I wouldn't get too excited, GBS. The judgement...

I wouldn't get too excited, GBS. The judgement is that Uber "must be classified as ‘a service in the field of transport’ within the meaning of Article 58(1) TFEU". Article 58 merely refers us to...
15th Dec 2017, 19:36
Replies: 22
Views: 8,669
Posted By bookworm

Here's yet another handy guide....

Here's yet another handy guide. (https://www.easa.europa.eu/system/files/dfu/198961_EASA_EGAST_GA10.pdf)
21st Nov 2017, 19:55
Replies: 15
Views: 3,144
Posted By bookworm

But they are performing different roles. ...

But they are performing different roles.

FLARM is designed with glider collision avoidance in mind. It has a short range but includes parameters to aid collision detection.

ADS-B over 1090 is...
17th Sep 2017, 00:04
Replies: 48
Views: 10,887
Posted By bookworm

Did you land in "North Holland"?

Did you land in "North Holland"?
30th Aug 2017, 19:46
Replies: 67
Views: 12,932
Posted By bookworm

Probably worth adding one: the ability to control...

Probably worth adding one: the ability to control the aircraft with reference to an external visual horizon, unless you are trained in instrument flying.
25th Aug 2017, 20:14
Replies: 2
Views: 1,133
Posted By bookworm

I think you're mixing up the procedures. 09...

I think you're mixing up the procedures.

09 is coded PN09F, MA09, PNM01,2,3 etc.
27 is coded PN27F, RW27, PNM04,5,6 etc.

Nevertheless the question is a good one. The 3 nm point is a step...
18th Jul 2017, 00:51
Replies: 19
Views: 3,611
Posted By bookworm

2009 Article 88. 2005 Article 53. 2000...

2009 Article 88.
2005 Article 53.
2000 Article 44.
1995 Article 39.
1989 Article 36.
16th Jul 2017, 20:44
Replies: 19
Views: 3,611
Posted By bookworm

ANO 2016 Art 73...

ANO 2016 Art 73 (http://www.legislation.gov.uk/uksi/2016/765/article/73/made)
Passenger briefings
73.—(1) The pilot in command must ensure that before or, where appropriate, during the flight,...
4th Jun 2017, 19:44
Replies: 17
Views: 4,729
Posted By bookworm

There's a NACA paper...

There's a NACA paper (http://naca.central.cranfield.ac.uk/reports/1934/naca-report-464.pdf) on propeller drag which compares (table on the penultimate page) the drag of:

1. A stopped, fully fine...
1st Jun 2017, 15:03
Replies: 242
Views: 63,250
Posted By bookworm

The EASA report on Web-based cost-sharing flights...

The EASA report on Web-based cost-sharing flights is here (https://www.pplir.org/media/kunena/attachments/162/WP10_Costsharedflights.pdf).
26th May 2017, 08:16
Replies: 242
Views: 63,250
Posted By bookworm

The Wingly FAQ is carelessly worded. Art...

The Wingly FAQ is carelessly worded.

Art 6(4a) of the AIr Ops regulation says:

By way of derogation from Article 5(1) and (6), the following operations with other-than complex motor-powered...
18th May 2017, 17:05
Replies: 242
Views: 63,250
Posted By bookworm

No, it is not. The purpose of the flight is...

No, it is not. The purpose of the flight is immaterial to whether or not the flight is commercial air transport, unless that purpose is inherent in the exceptions to commercial air transport set out...
2nd May 2017, 17:43
Replies: 242
Views: 63,250
Posted By bookworm

I agree. I think there's a lot that the Flight...

I agree. I think there's a lot that the Flight Sharing Platforms can (and, hopefully, will) do to help pilots deal with this too.
1st May 2017, 19:50
Replies: 242
Views: 63,250
Posted By bookworm

If ATPLs/CPLs were taught how to deal with...

If ATPLs/CPLs were taught how to deal with commercial pressure as part of their training course, then I'd have more sympathy with your argument. But they're not: we teach them about the physics of...
29th Apr 2017, 17:10
Replies: 242
Views: 63,250
Posted By bookworm

legit(imate) is conforming to what the law is,...

legit(imate) is conforming to what the law is, Ebbie, not what to you would like it to be.
13th Apr 2017, 14:19
Replies: 242
Views: 63,250
Posted By bookworm

On a point of detail, Wingly is not "officially...

On a point of detail, Wingly is not "officially EASA approved". EASA has gone out of its way to make sure it does not have to approve any such platforms. Wingly has made a declaration in the form...
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