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Forum: Tech Log
15th Jun 2018, 10:38
Replies: 1
Views: 1,173
Posted By applecrumble

BA aircraft rad alt

Does anyone know the reason behind BA aircraft not having a 40 foot call from the rad alt on landing?

Apple
Forum: Tech Log
22nd May 2018, 13:03
Replies: 3
Views: 826
Posted By applecrumble

Thank you for your reply pine team. There must be...

Thank you for your reply pine team. There must be a technical reason behind this however which is what I am trying to get to the bottom of.
Forum: Tech Log
22nd May 2018, 12:36
Replies: 3
Views: 826
Posted By applecrumble

Glareshield cockpit prep scan Airbus

Does anyone know the reason why Airbus would like “both pilots seated” for the glareshield scan? I know this has changed across the Airbus types due to commonality between types. It is present on the...
2nd May 2018, 14:07
Replies: 10
Views: 5,273
Posted By applecrumble

Spot on thank you very much for that Wiggy! :)

Spot on thank you very much for that Wiggy! :)
1st May 2018, 14:01
Replies: 10
Views: 5,273
Posted By applecrumble

Wiggy you will know the answer to this if I could...

Wiggy you will know the answer to this if I could pick your brains. When you come back from a trip is there a minimum number of days off before the next trip depending on trip length? Is there...
Forum: Tech Log
10th Apr 2018, 11:45
Replies: 90
Views: 16,555
Posted By applecrumble

If you have a large V1,VR split then you can say...

If you have a large V1,VR split then you can say that you won't reject all you like but when in the sim you are programmed to shut the thrust levers at the sound of a master warning then you may do...
Forum: Tech Log
4th Apr 2018, 09:59
Replies: 22
Views: 4,889
Posted By applecrumble

Do you know that for absolute certain? I’ve never...

Do you know that for absolute certain? I’ve never heard that?
Forum: Tech Log
20th Mar 2018, 11:18
Replies: 0
Views: 1,078
Posted By applecrumble

Flight control guarded switch logic Airbus

Hello,

Does anyone know why on the A320 the flight control pb's are not guarded (i.e FAC, ELAC, SEC) but on the A330/A340 the flight control pb's are all guarded (i.e PRIMS and SECS)? Why the...
Forum: Tech Log
19th Mar 2018, 12:26
Replies: 2
Views: 1,401
Posted By applecrumble

I have operated both types of engine. If the...

I have operated both types of engine.
If the CFM autostart fails then it can perform up to 3 start attempts each with a dry crank in-between. The FADEC will perform this automatically reducing the...
Forum: Tech Log
5th Mar 2018, 12:28
Replies: 62
Views: 13,218
Posted By applecrumble

The SPEED SPEED SPEED warning activates just...

The SPEED SPEED SPEED warning activates just prior to alpha floor autothrust protection. If you don't increase thrust sharpish then the aircraft is going to do it for you! As a general rule when this...
Forum: Tech Log
5th Mar 2018, 12:25
Replies: 13
Views: 4,352
Posted By applecrumble

This is not from ALD, historically the pilots...

This is not from ALD, historically the pilots would start with an actual landing distance and then factor this with a factor depending on the failure. Now days post roughly 2012, the in flight...
Forum: Tech Log
3rd Mar 2018, 17:11
Replies: 1
Views: 1,482
Posted By applecrumble

A330 Selected non-precision approach above airport alt 5000ft

Hello there,

The PRO-NOR-SOPS expanded say to use the selected FPA approach with an airport alt above 5000ft for a Non-precision approach.
I can't see exactly why, you would still select say 3...
Forum: Tech Log
21st Feb 2018, 17:17
Replies: 62
Views: 13,218
Posted By applecrumble

Doesn't the autothrust not reengage below 100' so...

Doesn't the autothrust not reengage below 100' so you end up getting climb thrust and doing a fly by?
Forum: Tech Log
20th Feb 2018, 12:08
Replies: 12
Views: 3,385
Posted By applecrumble

Fantastic thank you very much that's very clear :)

Fantastic thank you very much that's very clear :)
Forum: Tech Log
20th Feb 2018, 09:04
Replies: 12
Views: 3,385
Posted By applecrumble

Thank you for your answers, I think in this case...

Thank you for your answers, I think in this case a picture would paint a thousand words. Does anyone have a pic?
Cheers
Forum: Tech Log
16th Feb 2018, 07:46
Replies: 12
Views: 3,385
Posted By applecrumble

A330 Green hydraulic quantity increase on landing gear retraction

Hello guys,

Does anyone know the technical reason for the green hydraulic quantity increase on landing gear retraction?

“HYD : Fluid quantity. After landing gear retraction, the indicated fluid...
Forum: Questions
3rd Feb 2018, 15:15
Replies: 1
Views: 1,386
Posted By applecrumble

Airbus FCOM Bulletins

Hello there,

Does anyone have to hand the blue FCOM Bulletins for the A320. I can't find these online but sometimes they have some quite good information in them?
Forum: Questions
3rd Feb 2018, 15:12
Replies: 2
Views: 1,195
Posted By applecrumble

The FADEC won't automatically shut the engine...

The FADEC won't automatically shut the engine down above 50% N3 so the ECAM standard task sharing applies. This will have the required actions in case of an abnormal above 50% N3.
Forum: Tech Log
3rd Feb 2018, 14:37
Replies: 16
Views: 4,443
Posted By applecrumble

Here is the answer from Airbus customer services:...

Here is the answer from Airbus customer services:

QUESTION:
Planned Answer :
I have been asked why on landing rollout the managed speed starts to increase passing 45knots ground speed. Why does...
Forum: Tech Log
3rd Feb 2018, 14:23
Replies: 16
Views: 4,443
Posted By applecrumble

The equation quoted above has come straight from...

The equation quoted above has come straight from the design office at Airbus. I asked this question on tech request and this is the flight operations engineer answer. I know it is written slightly...
Forum: Tech Log
3rd Feb 2018, 11:57
Replies: 16
Views: 4,443
Posted By applecrumble

That was from Airbus. The TAS is used in the...

That was from Airbus.
The TAS is used in the calculation as given above. It's another way of writing the equation GROUNDSPEED MINI = TOWER WIND + TAS - VGROUND
Forum: Tech Log
2nd Feb 2018, 12:57
Replies: 20
Views: 6,661
Posted By applecrumble

I agree with all of that. I actually meant does...

I agree with all of that. I actually meant does it change the auto tuning of the rad nav page but this isn't the case.
Forum: Tech Log
2nd Feb 2018, 11:59
Replies: 16
Views: 4,443
Posted By applecrumble

If anyone wanted to know the actual reason for...

If anyone wanted to know the actual reason for this increase of the managed speed on landing on an Airbus aircraft.
Approach speed = maximum of VAPP or VAPP + GROUNDSPEED MINI
Groundspeed mini =...
Forum: Tech Log
2nd Feb 2018, 11:47
Replies: 34
Views: 7,409
Posted By applecrumble

Just to confirm this as I have checked on a...

Just to confirm this as I have checked on a simulator. The aircraft will change the localizer dagger on the PFD to the front course loaded into the MCDU (so long as this is changed before the MCDU...
Forum: Tech Log
2nd Feb 2018, 10:20
Replies: 20
Views: 6,661
Posted By applecrumble

Thank you Vilas

Thank you Vilas
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