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21st Feb 2021, 17:27
Replies: 244
Views: 148,849
Posted By Alpine Flyer

silverstrata I'd say because their...

silverstrata

I'd say because their procedures require them to ask and while it's on a load sheet somewhere retrieving that load sheet for a flight originating in a different country may take some...
21st Feb 2021, 17:14
Replies: 244
Views: 148,849
Posted By Alpine Flyer

Stupid is a bit of an overstatement. As they said...

Stupid is a bit of an overstatement. As they said "turn" rather than "return" it is not entirely obvious to ATC where they need to go and having stated an engine failure and depending on the...
21st Feb 2021, 17:08
Replies: 244
Views: 148,849
Posted By Alpine Flyer

ACMS As a maintenance guy recently put it,...

ACMS

As a maintenance guy recently put it, to them the aircraft is more of a formation of valuable components (engines, APU, gear, other swappable spares) held together by the airframe.
Forum: Tech Log
2nd Jan 2021, 16:22
Replies: 10
Views: 2,029
Posted By Alpine Flyer

Would you be able to elaborate a bit on that? (My...

Would you be able to elaborate a bit on that? (My A310 experience is limited to a few jumpseat rides.)
Forum: Tech Log
2nd Jan 2021, 16:18
Replies: 5
Views: 2,462
Posted By Alpine Flyer

This certainly needs some international...

This certainly needs some international standardization. Our company uses a system where you get qualified for a rather complex AR approach and that qualification is then extended to simpler AR...
Forum: Rotorheads
12th Dec 2020, 20:02
Replies: 30
Views: 4,016
Posted By Alpine Flyer

I remember on the PT-6 or PW120 we had a limit fo...

I remember on the PT-6 or PW120 we had a limit fo the load meter to drop below the end stop before we could start the next engine.
12th Dec 2020, 20:00
Replies: 101
Views: 12,098
Posted By Alpine Flyer

Interesting that he was flown with a Pembroke...

Interesting that he was flown with a Pembroke which by the time was quite long in the tooth. I doubt any other military personell transports with piston engines remained in 1990.
Forum: Tech Log
1st Dec 2020, 17:41
Replies: 2
Views: 939
Posted By Alpine Flyer

Id prefer the regulator to prescribe either...

Id prefer the regulator to prescribe either light aircraft or full-motion (Desdemona) training as even the comprehensive on-Type maneuvers training we get on the normal sim will not let you...
Replies: 68
Views: 11,430
Posted By Alpine Flyer

I have line trained new copilots from MPL as well...

I have line trained new copilots from MPL as well as non-MPL ab-initio courses as well as "self-sponsored" pilots. Due to different selection/aptitude criteria applied over time it is not possible to...
Forum: Tech Log
19th Nov 2020, 20:04
Replies: 5
Views: 950
Posted By Alpine Flyer

E170/5 to E190/95 systems differences

Are there any systems differences between the "large" and "small" Embraer jets? I do know they have different engines and nacelle shapes and differently sized wing and gear, but are there any...
27th Sep 2020, 19:00
Replies: 8
Views: 1,940
Posted By Alpine Flyer

Thanks. With amazon prices you never know why...

Thanks. With amazon prices you never know why they are at a specific level. I once bought an urgently required book and found out that the price was about 4x the going rate, asked the seller, and...
27th Sep 2020, 09:26
Replies: 8
Views: 1,940
Posted By Alpine Flyer

Question Orlebar Concorde Story vs. Concorde

I looked on amazon to finally get Christopher Orlebar's Concorde book and found two of them. There is a 2011 7th edition of "The Concorde Story" and a 2017 book called "Concorde". Would anyone be...
25th Sep 2020, 22:16
Replies: 7
Views: 2,824
Posted By Alpine Flyer

All of this is of course highly dependent on the...

All of this is of course highly dependent on the type of contract the part-time flying is based on. There are advantages to 10-20% reduction below normal working time as it will become easier to...
25th Sep 2020, 22:06
Replies: 32
Views: 15,527
Posted By Alpine Flyer

Their main landing gear is higher due to larger...

Their main landing gear is higher due to larger engines and more tail clearance being required for a longer fuselage.
22nd Sep 2020, 20:38
Replies: 31
Views: 4,472
Posted By Alpine Flyer

Being able to judge when to best give...

Being able to judge when to best give feedback/comments certainly helps. A few words after a maneuver or before trying again can be more effective than 5 minutes talk much later when the trainee...
21st Sep 2020, 18:16
Replies: 15
Views: 4,617
Posted By Alpine Flyer

If all European pilots had joined a union...

If all European pilots had joined a union pre-Covid, we might have been able to put up enough pressure on Brussels and our governments to get rid of pay2fly and self-employed pilots. Unfortunately...
21st Sep 2020, 17:57
Replies: 32
Views: 15,527
Posted By Alpine Flyer

VH DSJ Even with APU running, it would be...

VH DSJ

Even with APU running, it would be shut down immediately after the engines when running through the emergency evacuation checklist.
20th Sep 2020, 11:04
Replies: 32
Views: 15,527
Posted By Alpine Flyer

I suppose Cabin Crew will get a guarded "smoke...

I suppose Cabin Crew will get a guarded "smoke observed" button on their panel, next to the "medical emergency" button and the "prepare emergency landing" light..... That whole cabin to flight deck...
20th Sep 2020, 10:59
Replies: 32
Views: 15,527
Posted By Alpine Flyer

It is not Embraer procedure to select flaps 5...

It is not Embraer procedure to select flaps 5 during deceleration. It's part of the evacuation checklist only.

Hydraulics are not an issue, the flaps run on AC power. Not much of a difference,...
3rd Sep 2020, 22:42
Replies: 15
Views: 4,617
Posted By Alpine Flyer

Good unions will have some money in the piggy...

Good unions will have some money in the piggy bank to live through bad times and most unions will have to scale back operations to weather the crisis. You'd notice any unions closing by the cheers...
1st Sep 2020, 12:50
Replies: 51
Views: 9,593
Posted By Alpine Flyer

By all means talk to whomever is still alive...

By all means talk to whomever is still alive about those days. History is many-faceted and different people will have experienced different bits of it. As said before, seeing Hitler was not that...
21st Aug 2020, 21:36
Replies: 142
Views: 45,935
Posted By Alpine Flyer

Working for seniority based airline. Ernest...

Working for seniority based airline.

Ernest K. Gann wrote that seniority implied the ostrich-like philosophy that one man can fly as well as another but that the system must remain forever, if...
20th Aug 2020, 21:11
Replies: 61
Views: 30,988
Posted By Alpine Flyer

The bank looks a lot steeper on the frontal shot...

The bank looks a lot steeper on the frontal shot than on the other videos.

Does anyone actually train escape rope evacuations? We only had to try that once, many moons ago, from a much lower...
1st Aug 2020, 06:14
Replies: 69
Views: 13,619
Posted By Alpine Flyer

They are If only because you dont need...

They are If only because you dont need transmitter hardware to publish new approaches but ILS isnt going to disappear anytime soon and needs to be trained. I fly around Europe and have a single...
Forum: Jet Blast
30th Jun 2020, 21:43
Replies: 440
Views: 486,889
Posted By Alpine Flyer

Why does the three-year old child of the...

Why does the three-year old child of the anti-vaccination activist cry?
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Midlife crisis.
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