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1st May 2022, 08:49
Replies: 54
Views: 22,877
Posted By CCA

QF royalty is likely boarding the plane in Perth...

QF royalty is likely boarding the plane in Perth so they can have a jolly.

Having QF staff depart from France was likely a bit risky Covid wise.
Forum: Tech Log
30th Apr 2022, 15:15
Replies: 13
Views: 2,217
Posted By CCA

Auxiliary pitot #1 & #2 plus the local static...

Auxiliary pitot #1 & #2 plus the local static ports located near the lower forward fuselage area of the stabiliser are used for elevator feel.

From memory the classic didn’t have the static ports...
Forum: Tech Log
28th Feb 2022, 12:31
Replies: 8
Views: 2,355
Posted By CCA

The -8 is perfectly fine to land with the AT on,...

The -8 is perfectly fine to land with the AT on, it functions just like the 777.

The 400 will attempt to maintain SPD as said above, it will advance the thrust during the flare, if overridden...
2nd Feb 2022, 02:27
Replies: 58
Views: 35,996
Posted By CCA

TOGA switches aren’t armed with the flaps up. ...

TOGA switches aren’t armed with the flaps up.

Certainly sounds like some differential thrust being used to “help”.
31st Jan 2022, 05:30
Replies: 58
Views: 35,996
Posted By CCA

There’s another video doing the rounds and it’s...

There’s another video doing the rounds and it’s from the yellow snow plow directly in front of the aircraft, looks like it possibly got collected down the right hand side of the aircraft towards the...
18th Jan 2022, 00:07
Replies: 378
Views: 227,720
Posted By CCA

Likely use of “debt trap diplomacy” which is also...

Likely use of “debt trap diplomacy” which is also why cx hasn’t drawn down on the loan.
Forum: Tech Log
16th Jan 2022, 03:09
Replies: 48
Views: 4,659
Posted By CCA

Re Boeing “gear down, flap XX” from memory...

Re Boeing “gear down, flap XX” from memory there’s a priority valve in the flap power control package that gives priority to the gear should the pressure drop below 2000psi, with two hydraulic pumps...
29th Dec 2021, 02:21
Replies: 18
Views: 12,955
Posted By CCA

Exactly, what looks and sounds thus deducted as...

Exactly, what looks and sounds thus deducted as impact was most likely as others have said simply be the point of stress due to whatever failure, electrical / incorrectly installed fasteners, length...
16th Nov 2021, 12:52
Replies: 14
Views: 8,615
Posted By CCA

Cabin crew got drawn it to this debacle as well...

Cabin crew got drawn it to this debacle as well correct?
Forum: Tech Log
11th Nov 2021, 07:30
Replies: 23
Views: 5,867
Posted By CCA

Absolutely correct, sorry was thinking...

Absolutely correct, sorry was thinking certification with and without reverses.
Forum: Tech Log
9th Nov 2021, 23:18
Replies: 23
Views: 5,867
Posted By CCA

RTO will out perform max manual braking.(Humans...

RTO will out perform max manual braking.(Humans just aren’t that good, flight test adds a one second delay to account for this) When it comes on it’s instantaneous the nose drops noticeably as soon...
Forum: Tech Log
9th Nov 2021, 07:30
Replies: 23
Views: 5,867
Posted By CCA

As above, max manual can achieve more than MAX...

As above, max manual can achieve more than MAX AUTO.

MAX AUTO - 3000psi Decel 11 ft/sec
4 - 2050psi / 7.5
3 - 1750psi / 6.0
2 - 1500psi / 5.0
1 - 1300psi / 4.0

RTO is max available pressure...
Forum: Tech Log
31st Aug 2021, 11:51
Replies: 2
Views: 1,231
Posted By CCA

Air / ground switch

Air / ground switch
2nd Aug 2021, 07:48
Replies: 31
Views: 22,827
Posted By CCA

While world traffic may recover I’m not sure Hong...

While world traffic may recover I’m not sure Hong Kong will go breaking any records for years to come.
Forum: Tech Log
9th Jun 2021, 17:01
Replies: 4
Views: 1,298
Posted By CCA

You can arm and capture with incorrect sensing it...

You can arm and capture with incorrect sensing it will turn correctly.

However, I too wait for correct sensing though as usually it means I’m closer to the runway and less likely to suffer the...
2nd May 2021, 03:02
Replies: 114
Views: 71,623
Posted By CCA

TimeToWhine While the argument is sound, I...

TimeToWhine

While the argument is sound, I personally wouldn’t support the airline being the same size.

The 60-70 777 (tel:60-70 777) aircraft that was going to remain a similar size and get 21...
1st May 2021, 00:12
Replies: 114
Views: 71,623
Posted By CCA

Even if you removed all non PR pilots from CX...

Even if you removed all non PR pilots from CX they still have too many pilots thus won’t need to hire any PR ATPL holders living in HK.

It will be years before they recruit DE again and the cadet...
28th Apr 2021, 17:38
Replies: 365
Views: 210,256
Posted By CCA

BalloonBuster That was done when things were...

BalloonBuster

That was done when things were normal. You don’t think CX losing 1.9 billion a month will have any sway with said labour laws. As the post above says, these are unprecedented times...
Forum: Tech Log
1st Apr 2021, 16:32
Replies: 10
Views: 2,694
Posted By CCA

APU to pack and packs off takeoffs are allowed on...

APU to pack and packs off takeoffs are allowed on PW4062 powered B747-400ERFs.

Regarding the leading edge flaps they are mechanically extended via pneumatic or secondary electrical.

There was...
29th Mar 2021, 00:10
Replies: 41
Views: 26,878
Posted By CCA

highflyer40 Couldn’t agree more, the ability...

highflyer40

Couldn’t agree more, the ability to walk away and still find the appropriate level position is how the rest of the world functions and it works fine.
28th Mar 2021, 23:58
Replies: 11
Views: 5,891
Posted By CCA

It’s a quota system (Quota Count) the problem...

It’s a quota system (Quota Count) the problem for CX being the ERFs chew up 4 points every departure during the late night period. The A300 of air Hong Kong with PW4168s is 2 points, looks like no...
Forum: Tech Log
27th Mar 2021, 16:16
Replies: 41
Views: 12,657
Posted By CCA

Nicely put, like you say you can feel the crew...

Nicely put, like you say you can feel the crew who still fly it like it needs rudder assistance, small roll inputs with small rudder inputs. The problem will be on those gusty days with large roll...
Forum: Tech Log
26th Mar 2021, 01:56
Replies: 41
Views: 12,657
Posted By CCA

WRONG and why rudder should only be used for...

WRONG and why rudder should only be used for crosswind correction and engine failures. If the aircraft had a fin out the top and the bottom you’d only get yaw and secondary roll from the wing but...
Forum: Tech Log
25th Mar 2021, 03:12
Replies: 41
Views: 12,657
Posted By CCA

As others have said the so called slip skid...

As others have said the so called slip skid indicator is very sensitive and shouldn’t be used like on a light aircraft.

Boeing refers to the Slip/Skid as body lateral acceleration.

I’ve...
Forum: Tech Log
17th Mar 2021, 08:42
Replies: 16
Views: 2,542
Posted By CCA

Should we just ditch magnetic in navigation...

Should we just ditch magnetic in navigation redundant capable aircraft?
11th Mar 2021, 13:12
Replies: 105
Views: 53,668
Posted By CCA

Got it, a permanent structure built aft of the...

Got it, a permanent structure built aft of the wheel well from the lower skin filling the lower bilge area up to the main cabin floor beams. Elegant.
11th Mar 2021, 09:06
Replies: 105
Views: 53,668
Posted By CCA

Just wanted to be clear as others had said that...

Just wanted to be clear as others had said that it’s not a tank that’s installed in the cargo areas.

The 747-400ER has a option for one or two additional tanks in the forward cargo and there’s...
11th Mar 2021, 04:17
Replies: 105
Views: 53,668
Posted By CCA

Anyone seen the design for the conformal tanks? ...

Anyone seen the design for the conformal tanks?

I assume like others have said they will be part of the wing to body fairing.

Similar to the F15/16 & 18
...
21st Feb 2021, 01:28
Replies: 285
Views: 230,186
Posted By CCA

Technically contained vs uncontained for...

Technically contained vs uncontained for certification is only concerned with rotor parts inside the engine. So while the severe vibration causes nacelle parts to fail they are not proof of an...
Forum: Tech Log
14th Sep 2020, 12:49
Replies: 7
Views: 1,957
Posted By CCA

Yea the FCOM is fairly sparse these days, there's...

Yea the FCOM is fairly sparse these days, there's quite a lot missing or simply just not a in depth explanation. The maintenance manual description operation is where the full story lies.

The nose...
Forum: Tech Log
14th Sep 2020, 06:31
Replies: 7
Views: 1,957
Posted By CCA

There's is s combination of things going on with...

There's is s combination of things going on with a 1 & 4 failure.

Firstly though a single system 4 failure requires the speed brake to NOT be armed as without the inboard spoilers (5,6,7 & 8) the...
6th Apr 2020, 04:33
Replies: 141
Views: 52,210
Posted By CCA

Several post here argue the rules used in a...

Several post here argue the rules used in a current seniority based airline and apply those same rules to a non seniority based airline.

You can't, you have to use real world jobs that have...
Forum: Tech Log
10th Nov 2019, 07:38
Replies: 18
Views: 4,693
Posted By CCA

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/...

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/700x360/bateau_20_gita_2001_c5588be41bba0eec1c94f25037eb390b0bdd18f3.jpg
As you can see doors 1,2,4 & 5 would result in slide-RAFTS that are...
8th Nov 2019, 13:46
Replies: 12
Views: 6,357
Posted By CCA

I believe someone lost their class 1 in the UK...

I believe someone lost their class 1 in the UK unexpectedly and was informed that they would be notifying the HKCAD as it was required, perhaps not the reason for the loss but that they could no...
Forum: Tech Log
28th Oct 2019, 08:43
Replies: 73
Views: 18,737
Posted By CCA

A fan producing thrust is obviously providing a...

A fan producing thrust is obviously providing a forward lifting force towards the front of the engine (+ thrust) while a fan being spun by the relative airflow is now providing a fan force towards...
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