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3rd Oct 2021, 23:11
Replies: 215
Views: 37,244
Posted By zlin77

Enjoyed the F28-4000, delightfully light ailerons...

Enjoyed the F28-4000, delightfully light ailerons in a Transport Category Aeroplane, next type was the Bae146, totally unimpressed!
10th Sep 2021, 11:44
Replies: 237
Views: 63,743
Posted By zlin77

What happens if Left/Right seat PF has a subtle...

What happens if Left/Right seat PF has a subtle incapacitation while their cohort is in crew rest?
7th Sep 2021, 12:22
Replies: 93
Views: 20,630
Posted By zlin77

Maybe some perspective..

After obtaining my CPL in August 1973 there were no jobs, in those pre-internet days I would go to the Sydney GPO where they had a collection of telephone directories from all over...
24th Aug 2021, 11:16
Replies: 270
Views: 45,430
Posted By zlin77

As an Aussie working overseas, I have an interest...

As an Aussie working overseas, I have an interest in the availability of flights home....it's funny how they are nearly non-existent until Mid-November, then suddenly about the 19th. there is plenty...
26th Jul 2021, 10:13
Replies: 441
Views: 75,765
Posted By zlin77

AZ at 8:30 am, 1:30 am next day high temps 39.9,...

AZ at 8:30 am, 1:30 am next day high temps 39.9, aches in all muscles, felt as though a truck had hit me, some Panadol and all OK by 10:00am, a little tired for the rest of the day, second shot @ 9.5...
14th Jun 2021, 01:22
Replies: 113
Views: 21,797
Posted By zlin77

Remember reading in Business & Commercial...

Remember reading in Business & Commercial Aviation over 30 years ago that the flyover noise level of a Queenair at 5,000' was louder than a 707 at the same altitude..! Was loud enough on the inside...
14th Feb 2021, 10:36
Replies: 36
Views: 6,509
Posted By zlin77

I can remember flying in a Trident from LHR-EDI...

I can remember flying in a Trident from LHR-EDI in about 1975/6 the forward rows in economy were facing each other...
1st Jan 2021, 20:08
Replies: 42
Views: 15,810
Posted By zlin77

Do we know what the Chinese already have there?...

Do we know what the Chinese already have there? They seem very adept at making/creating islands in The South China Sea and quickly establishing military air bases!
23rd Dec 2020, 21:26
Replies: 3
Views: 678
Posted By zlin77

Not a new problem, search "AERO TOXIC"....going...

Not a new problem, search "AERO TOXIC"....going back 30 years when I flew the Bae 146 it was an everyday event, also reported on 757s and other types using The Garret (Allied Signal) 150M APU, 146...
23rd Oct 2020, 11:57
Replies: 9
Views: 3,194
Posted By zlin77

I met Paul in Rocky in 1974 ,he was then working...

I met Paul in Rocky in 1974 ,he was then working for a REG 203 operation flying Cessna 402s, Nation Air if my memory is correct, servicing Emerald, Blackwater and other destinations, the two other...
30th Aug 2020, 21:49
Replies: 21
Views: 10,164
Posted By zlin77

Was an order for Continental Airlines but never...

Was an order for Continental Airlines but never delivered, taken up by Ansett Australia until their collapse, had a very spacious 2-2-1 Business Class, 25 seats and I think 185 Economy for a capacity...
Forum: Tech Log
13th Aug 2020, 11:37
Replies: 16
Views: 4,419
Posted By zlin77

I assume that most NNC are written by...

I assume that most NNC are written by pilots/engineers then vetted by lawyers to make sure that it will stand up in court during the enquiry/inquest, to eliminate any doubt they might insert a...
23rd Jul 2020, 00:49
Replies: 87
Views: 26,569
Posted By zlin77

Reported on BBC World News this morning, complete...

Reported on BBC World News this morning, complete with screen shots of Flight Tracker/Radar with the logo, with a global viewing audience of millions I assume it was a pretty good bang for an...
21st May 2020, 12:57
Replies: 9
Views: 2,023
Posted By zlin77

Liferafts? .... Ditching Certificate?

Liferafts? .... Ditching Certificate?
17th Apr 2020, 07:42
Replies: 39
Views: 15,842
Posted By zlin77

A family member travelled BNE-SYD on the 14th....

A family member travelled BNE-SYD on the 14th. with Qantas on a 737, all middle seats empty in an attempt at "social distancing"..!
6th Feb 2020, 03:07
Replies: 261
Views: 333,599
Posted By zlin77

Regarding 737 fuselage breaking up..

I doubt if many other current airliners would have fared much better, would an A320 still be substantially intact after a similar "rough landing"?
24th Dec 2019, 14:38
Replies: 12
Views: 8,909
Posted By zlin77

Duct leak at 400' after takeoff, ACM...

Duct leak at 400' after takeoff, ACM shutdowns...dumped 80,000 Kg of fuel, correct procedures for the problems, just follow SOPs...
3rd Dec 2019, 12:48
Replies: 96
Views: 35,667
Posted By zlin77

Nearly 4 years flying them in Australia (300...

Nearly 4 years flying them in Australia (300 series), comfortable flight deck with good lighting, abysmal performance in ISA+15-20, max altitude about FL230 Cairns-Brisbane, very forgiving...
6th Aug 2019, 14:00
Replies: 14
Views: 3,029
Posted By zlin77

I used QANTAS and their 767 SIM in Sydney to...

I used QANTAS and their 767 SIM in Sydney to carry out a renewal about 11 years ago, it was just a matter of contacting them, working out a date/time, they provide a F/O to fill the other seat, cost...
9th Jul 2019, 12:17
Replies: 35
Views: 8,851
Posted By zlin77

My memories on G-AWNF,...

My memories on G-AWNF, LHR-FRA-ROM-BAH-BKK-HKG-SYD circa 1976, about 36 hours total trip time, my lasting memory is the cabin cleaning during transits, FRA was a back-pack vacuum cleaner with...
3rd Jul 2019, 11:05
Replies: 22
Views: 10,293
Posted By zlin77

Used MAX Autobrake reguarly into VABB on the 777...

Used MAX Autobrake reguarly into VABB on the 777 during Monsoon Season, why?..It looks better on the accident report (crew used all available means of retardation)..!!
28th Jun 2019, 09:22
Replies: 7
Views: 10,724
Posted By zlin77

Toxic Air..

Nothing like a good dose of Mobil Jet 2 laden with TCP to enhance the flight...
1st Jun 2019, 21:47
Replies: 16
Views: 7,505
Posted By zlin77

Future prospects...

Perhaps the most important thing to consider is, "where will I be in 5-10-15-20 years from now, time to the left seat, job stability & security etc?" We don't have a crystal ball to help us...
24th May 2019, 02:55
Replies: 39
Views: 25,463
Posted By zlin77

Fate is the hunter..

I was on a business trip in The USA at that time, a family emergency occurred and I had to return home to Australia, the company that I worked for offered to fly me from Ohio in the company...
5th Aug 2018, 07:22
Replies: 8
Views: 1,641
Posted By zlin77

If my memory is correct they were in Wickham...

If my memory is correct they were in Wickham Terrace in the city when I visited them (DCA) in 1973, just reinventing the wheel I guess..!
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