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Forum: Tech Log
26th Oct 2020, 02:56
Replies: 19
Views: 1,952
Posted By Check Airman

I'm convinced vilas works at Airbus as either an...

I'm convinced vilas works at Airbus as either an attorney, or a translator, because there doesn't seem to be a word in the manuals that he hasn't read. :)
Forum: Tech Log
25th Oct 2020, 21:44
Replies: 19
Views: 1,952
Posted By Check Airman

Thx, but I wouldnít call what I did ďresearchĒ. I...

Thx, but I wouldnít call what I did ďresearchĒ. I did manage to learn something new though, so thereís that.
Forum: Tech Log
25th Oct 2020, 05:32
Replies: 19
Views: 1,952
Posted By Check Airman

It seems that 2D and 3D refer to approaches...

It seems that 2D and 3D refer to approaches without and with vertical guidance.
...
Forum: Tech Log
25th Oct 2020, 02:53
Replies: 19
Views: 1,952
Posted By Check Airman

Not sure what's meant by a 2D approach, but it...

Not sure what's meant by a 2D approach, but it sounds like you're talking about some sort of dive and drive. Why not just fly it using a CDA?

My personal technique is to leave the gear and flap (3...
Forum: Tech Log
22nd Oct 2020, 12:36
Replies: 10
Views: 1,275
Posted By Check Airman

Perhaps I was too general with my reply. On an...

Perhaps I was too general with my reply. On an instrument approach, strictly speaking, yes- initiate the published missed. But as a practical matter, before you get very far, the tower will probably...
Forum: Tech Log
22nd Oct 2020, 09:24
Replies: 10
Views: 1,275
Posted By Check Airman

AIM 5-4-23...

AIM 5-4-23 (https://www.faa.gov/air_traffic/publications/atpubs/aim_html/chap5_section_4.html) speaks about this



In short, at places where international carriers are going (ORD, JFK etc), you...
Forum: Tech Log
19th Oct 2020, 02:21
Replies: 10
Views: 1,795
Posted By Check Airman

What kind of cowboy stunt is this? Doesn't the...

What kind of cowboy stunt is this? Doesn't the PIC know the dangers of not yelling "clear prop"?
14th Oct 2020, 15:05
Replies: 81
Views: 28,259
Posted By Check Airman

vilas Yes. Something along those lines....

vilas


Yes. Something along those lines. Somebody set the FCU too high, and then it all went downhill from there. Only instead of turning EVERYTHING off, they continued to mess around with the...
13th Oct 2020, 14:20
Replies: 81
Views: 28,259
Posted By Check Airman

Thatís nothing. A few months ago, a crew landed...

Thatís nothing. A few months ago, a crew landed with the thing in OP CLB!
12th Oct 2020, 21:45
Replies: 12
Views: 1,201
Posted By Check Airman

What publications have you been reading?

What publications have you been reading?
Forum: Tech Log
12th Oct 2020, 06:17
Replies: 15
Views: 1,921
Posted By Check Airman

So now you've successfully gone around, and have...

So now you've successfully gone around, and have a moment to breathe. Assuming you needed the rollout capability for the weather, now what? The plane's on the ground. Follow the yaw bar and taxi off...
Forum: Tech Log
11th Oct 2020, 20:00
Replies: 15
Views: 2,941
Posted By Check Airman

Iíve always treated glide path as an RNAV...

Iíve always treated glide path as an RNAV glideslope, in much the same way I treat final course as an RNAV localiser.

How does it go? They're the same thing. Just different. :)
Forum: Tech Log
10th Oct 2020, 15:45
Replies: 18
Views: 8,575
Posted By Check Airman

Iím having a bit of trouble understanding what...

Iím having a bit of trouble understanding what exactly youíre trying to do. The g1000 has dedicated selectors for altitude and heading bugs. 2 of each, in fact. Wouldnít installing a 3rd lead to an...
Forum: Tech Log
10th Oct 2020, 15:37
Replies: 5
Views: 743
Posted By Check Airman

Deeper understanding of the system and its...

Deeper understanding of the system and its interactions.
10th Oct 2020, 09:46
Replies: 81
Views: 28,259
Posted By Check Airman

I understand itís there because a few people have...

I understand itís there because a few people have tried to land in OP DES.
9th Oct 2020, 20:23
Replies: 81
Views: 28,259
Posted By Check Airman

You know, youíre right. Avherald says V1/Vr were...

You know, youíre right. Avherald says V1/Vr were 112 and v2 was 123. The actual report says v1 was 112 and vr was 123. Thatís more reasonable.
9th Oct 2020, 17:01
Replies: 81
Views: 28,259
Posted By Check Airman

For what itís worth, I can see why the crew left...

For what itís worth, I can see why the crew left the gear down. They were obviously distracted by what had just happened. Thatís more or less inconsequential in the grand scheme (in my opinion).
...
9th Oct 2020, 05:23
Replies: 81
Views: 28,259
Posted By Check Airman

Interesting. No more Autothrust on the landing...

Interesting. No more Autothrust on the landing checklist?
8th Oct 2020, 21:19
Replies: 38
Views: 7,581
Posted By Check Airman

Iím aware that some European airlines were in...

Iím aware that some European airlines were in trouble before covid, but the US industry was certainly not shrinking. Crews and support staff were being hired every day. It was a buyerís market....
8th Oct 2020, 19:14
Replies: 81
Views: 28,259
Posted By Check Airman

Wizz Air A321 CG was off the chart

Report: Wizz UK A321 at London on Jan 16th 2020, late rotation on takeoff (http://avherald.com/h?article=4dd9ae59&opt=0)
Forum: Tech Log
6th Oct 2020, 16:41
Replies: 18
Views: 8,575
Posted By Check Airman

Doesnít the G1000 have a dedicated knobs for...

Doesnít the G1000 have a dedicated knobs for altitude and speed bugs? Itís been a while, but I thought they were there.
Forum: Tech Log
5th Oct 2020, 15:15
Replies: 21
Views: 1,483
Posted By Check Airman

1. No weíre not delaying the approach for a fuel...

1. No weíre not delaying the approach for a fuel imbalance

2. Weíre certainly not turning off the pumps on the good engine just because the screen says so.

With 750kg in one wing (even the low...
Forum: Tech Log
5th Oct 2020, 14:28
Replies: 44
Views: 3,567
Posted By Check Airman

I hear even the 787 guys arenít impressed with...

I hear even the 787 guys arenít impressed with the VNAV. Thatís a good thing right? It means our jobs are still safe. Right?
Forum: Tech Log
5th Oct 2020, 14:26
Replies: 44
Views: 3,567
Posted By Check Airman

Man. I sure hope nobody from my airline...

Man. I sure hope nobody from my airline management is reading this. This is exactly the sort of stuff they come up with that leaves us wondering why weíre flying the thing like itís a 707.
Forum: Tech Log
5th Oct 2020, 14:20
Replies: 3
Views: 1,079
Posted By Check Airman

Personally, Iím unlikely to have the radar...

Personally, Iím unlikely to have the radar minimum altitudes chart open, so itíd be MSA (or MEA if further out) for me.

QNH vs QNE? Thatís never come up before. I guess for high alt airports, in...
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