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3rd Jan 2023, 10:04
Replies: 14
Views: 2,082
Posted By QA1

Runway de-icing fluid lowers the temperature at...

Runway de-icing fluid lowers the temperature at which carbon brakes oxidise. See here: https://skybrary.aero/sites/default/files/bookshelf/2701.pdf
Forum: Tech Log
23rd Aug 2022, 18:46
Replies: 2
Views: 466
Posted By QA1

Radar Controls

I agree with the AIS / VHF hence the displayed Channel 16 and 25 watts. Screen depicts vessel positions with indications of course.

Comparing weather radar control panels, I would suggest the...
Forum: Tech Log
2nd Aug 2022, 09:32
Replies: 15
Views: 4,174
Posted By QA1

B Loop O/heat

I was once called to an aircraft that had a single loop engine o/heat indication, only to discover one of the welds locating a thermocouple housing had failed and the thermocouple had been blown out,...
28th Jul 2022, 17:18
Replies: 2
Views: 465
Posted By QA1

Yes, Boeings have to meet similar requirements to...

Yes, Boeings have to meet similar requirements to Airbus in the event of power failure, so they also have battery packs with chargers.
26th May 2022, 18:43
Replies: 3
Views: 879
Posted By QA1

This document explains: ...

This document explains: https://clarencesimonsen745590793.files.wordpress.com/2020/04/calgary-municipal-airport.pdf
2nd Mar 2022, 16:44
Replies: 2
Views: 555
Posted By QA1

Pump Pressures

I have never worked the 787, so could not respond to your first query, Ref. the second query - hopefully someone who knows what they are talking about will confirm or correct this answer.
Looking at...
Forum: Questions
14th Feb 2022, 11:51
Replies: 1
Views: 484
Posted By QA1

IIRC, Virgin used to contract BA, not sure how...

IIRC, Virgin used to contract BA, not sure how many other airlines did?
8th Aug 2021, 10:55
Replies: 90
Views: 12,805
Posted By QA1

I think W905 may have been a workshop designation.

I think W905 may have been a workshop designation.
10th Jul 2021, 13:20
Replies: 6
Views: 1,658
Posted By QA1

This info may be relevant or not. ...

This info may be relevant or not.

https://upperlimitaviation.edu/vors-avoiding-confusion-with-the-to-from-flag/
14th Jun 2021, 10:17
Replies: 3
Views: 736
Posted By QA1

I imagine it is a light aircraft thing, of which...

I imagine it is a light aircraft thing, of which I have no experience. I know that some types of compasses used for sailing are biased for the area where they are sold and can need modifying if used...
Forum: Tech Log
17th Apr 2021, 16:53
Replies: 3
Views: 1,002
Posted By QA1

The lower picture appears to show an aircraft...

The lower picture appears to show an aircraft with an optional tyre pressure monitoring system (TPIS), whereas the top illustration is minus a TPIS, requiring the tyre pressures to be physically...
15th Apr 2021, 16:46
Replies: 9
Views: 4,804
Posted By QA1

L A Rumbold Owner

Looks like they concentrate on seat production these days.
SAFRAN SEATS GB LIMITED is the current name - https://www.safran-seats.com/company

Previous company names
ZODIAC SEATS UK LIMITED 04...
Forum: Tech Log
25th Mar 2021, 19:22
Replies: 24
Views: 5,856
Posted By QA1

From an Airbus slide relating to PBN, it states...

From an Airbus slide relating to PBN, it states GPS became standard around MSN:1995, which was delivered in May 2003, although GPS was an option on earlier aircraft.
Forum: Tech Log
1st Mar 2021, 11:02
Replies: 10
Views: 2,776
Posted By QA1

My understanding is: a Remote Indicating Compass...

My understanding is: a Remote Indicating Compass is a system that provides magnetic heading information to one or more instruments, utilising a flux valve located remotely to minimise aircraft...
6th Jan 2021, 19:07
Replies: 3
Views: 2,533
Posted By QA1

The FCU is made by Thales, originally Sextant. As...

The FCU is made by Thales, originally Sextant. As ND says, I think the controls are encoders, not potentiometers.
The only numbers I have come across are: E16224AB, E16224AC, E16216AB, E16216AC.
29th Dec 2020, 15:52
Replies: 4
Views: 1,268
Posted By QA1

As TURIN says. The following is the explanation...

As TURIN says. The following is the explanation from the training manual:MAIN BUSBAR IDENTIFICATION

The main busbars are identified using:

- a sequence number,

- letters XP for AC busbars...
18th Aug 2020, 19:33
Replies: 10
Views: 1,879
Posted By QA1

The 320 was similar. Waterline heater failure...

The 320 was similar. Waterline heater failure latched, will not reset until the ext power plug is removed. First time someone told me that I thought it was a wind-up - tried it and it fixed the...
23rd Jul 2020, 13:54
Replies: 10
Views: 1,879
Posted By QA1

When do you assume a long-haul aircraft is ‘cold...

When do you assume a long-haul aircraft is ‘cold and dark’? For significant periods of time they are either flying or on turn-round, being maintained, cleaned and re-catered, before heading off again.
Forum: Tech Log
14th Jul 2020, 16:24
Replies: 15
Views: 4,342
Posted By QA1

EFCS = Electronic Flight Control System

EFCS = Electronic Flight Control System
25th Apr 2020, 19:26
Replies: 35
Views: 8,233
Posted By QA1

The pt. No. of your INU is: 452080-05. The...

The pt. No. of your INU is: 452080-05.

The TSO for that unit is TSO-C5C which shows a LTN72 control panel as pt. No. 452090-02

That would suggest the first control panel depicted above, with...
11th Nov 2019, 15:28
Replies: 14
Views: 2,447
Posted By QA1

Can of Worms

Many years ago, I was asked to clarify this very point. I called the relevant UK government dept who took my number and told me they would get back to me. Two hours later they returned my call and...
Forum: Tech Log
28th Sep 2019, 18:12
Replies: 360
Views: 538,158
Posted By QA1

Not the first time

Pickle fork cracking was an issue on the 767. IIRC, depending on the extent of the damage, a repair consisted of removing some materiel or complete replacement of the affected pickle fork.

Either...
25th Jul 2019, 13:56
Replies: 4,656
Views: 4,574,194
Posted By QA1

Looks like Canadian operator 'Sunwings'.

Looks like Canadian operator 'Sunwings'.
21st Jul 2019, 17:58
Replies: 4
Views: 6,303
Posted By QA1

Maintenance Requirements

The requirements should be contained in the approved Maintenance Programme, which in turn will be based on Maintenance data from the Design Approval Holder, such as a Maintenance Planning Document ...
18th Oct 2018, 18:26
Replies: 7
Views: 1,558
Posted By QA1

IIRC, Shuttles at LHR were usually A1, A3, A5...

IIRC, Shuttles at LHR were usually A1, A3, A5 with Belfast from A9.
11th Feb 2018, 11:20
Replies: 6
Views: 1,527
Posted By QA1

One work around I came across is to send an email...

One work around I came across is to send an email from your ipad to all the members of the group, including yourself. You will then have an email in your inbox containing all the group addresses....
8th Oct 2017, 09:38
Replies: 16
Views: 2,717
Posted By QA1

How about a modification to fit an ‘Engine Cowl...

How about a modification to fit an ‘Engine Cowl Unlocked’ warning system that could also trigger a ‘Take-off Configuration Warning’ on existing aircraft.

Relevant info here:...
8th Oct 2017, 09:11
Replies: 20
Views: 5,538
Posted By QA1

This may help, several good examples with report...

This may help, several good examples with report references at the bottom:
...
27th Jul 2017, 14:12
Replies: 6
Views: 3,476
Posted By QA1

This is from Boeing in 2012, referring to...

This is from Boeing in 2012, referring to standard 90kVA receptacles.

The 787 airplane utilizes two (2) forward ground power receptacles and one (1) mid-aft ground power receptacle. Each...
23rd Jul 2017, 12:58
Replies: 6
Views: 3,476
Posted By QA1

From the Airport Planning Manual for the 747-400:...

From the Airport Planning Manual for the 747-400:

Two co-located connectors, each rated at: 90 KVA, 200/115 Volts AC, 400 HZ, 3 Phase.
Forum: Tech Log
16th Jun 2017, 10:31
Replies: 8
Views: 6,813
Posted By QA1

UK wise, IIRC there was no requirement for Break...

UK wise, IIRC there was no requirement for Break In markings, but if they were used the regulation stipulated how they should look.
3rd May 2017, 10:18
Replies: 10
Views: 3,244
Posted By QA1

As stated above, follow the TSM for the given...

As stated above, follow the TSM for the given message.
If I remember correctly, HC in this message stands for Harness Connector.
I.E. the harness connectors on the P2T2 sensor and the EEC.
1st Jan 2017, 12:33
Replies: 17
Views: 2,837
Posted By QA1

Just look up 'aircraft differential pressure...

Just look up 'aircraft differential pressure graph' and all will be revealed.
2nd Oct 2016, 13:21
Replies: 7
Views: 3,799
Posted By QA1

For Info

Desktop PC with updated W10

I have the Cortana search box visible on the task bar. Typing part or all of the file name seems to work fine, so its not a problem common to all installations.
...
Forum: Tech Log
10th Aug 2016, 20:25
Replies: 10
Views: 6,055
Posted By QA1

Engineer – not Pilot Today’s chart shows low...

Engineer – not Pilot

Today’s chart shows low level winds as the usual NE trades, but at FL300 the wind is a westerly tailwind.

Flying around the islands at relatively low altitude, your...
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