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14th Oct 2020, 17:50
Replies: 15
Views: 5,599
Posted By Nightstop

SFT equipment is almost useless, except for a...

SFT equipment is almost useless, except for a general idea of how a 4WD vehicle would handle on a test track. The best assessment of Braking Action I ever had was from RTM ATC one icy morning in the...
Forum: Questions
7th Sep 2020, 15:53
Replies: 5
Views: 772
Posted By Nightstop

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

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/379x600/picture_php_pictureid_1187_d6ab13994785906b17f93adb2ee66e6a8220ca49.jpg

The Crew decided to stop for this multiple birdstrike at V1 minus...
Forum: Tech Log
31st Aug 2020, 17:43
Replies: 16
Views: 2,541
Posted By Nightstop

Speedwinner, for the last 11 years you’ve been...

Speedwinner, for the last 11 years you’ve been asking an awful lot of questions! This is a Forum for Professional pilots, not Flight Sim enthusiasts. Good day.
Forum: Tech Log
31st Aug 2020, 16:18
Replies: 16
Views: 2,541
Posted By Nightstop

I remember a few years back flying the Base Leg...

I remember a few years back flying the Base Leg Port (i.e. harbour) visual 3.7 degrees approach onto Mykonos runway 16. Surface wind velocity was 180/35-40, on right Base leg wind velocity (according...
23rd Jul 2020, 05:27
Replies: 12
Views: 930
Posted By Nightstop

Plenty of cheap parking on private driveways near...

Plenty of cheap parking on private driveways near LHR and elsewhere, just Google “park on my drive”.
2nd Jul 2020, 18:48
Replies: 76
Views: 7,421
Posted By Nightstop

My Granny doesn’t know what an online form is....

My Granny doesn’t know what an online form is. There appears to be no paper alternative to the online form on the UK Govt website, what is she to do? Check into the nearest Care Home I presume.
29th Jun 2020, 11:20
Replies: 354
Views: 192,977
Posted By Nightstop

I wouldn’t and my medical renewal has never...

I wouldn’t and my medical renewal has never appeared on my roster during the last 45 years, always done in own time.

Waiting today for Breaking News as to the UK Govt’s modification to the 14 day...
29th Jun 2020, 10:22
Replies: 354
Views: 192,977
Posted By Nightstop

Hi mac57, you’re obliged to self isolate for 14...

Hi mac57, you’re obliged to self isolate for 14 days except for the reasons listed on the UK Govt website. Renewing your medical isn’t one of those reasons, so unfortunately you’d have to wait until...
24th Jun 2020, 16:44
Replies: 1,657
Views: 2,624,543
Posted By Nightstop

A cabin crew member doesn’t need to be in the...

A cabin crew member doesn’t need to be in the flightdeck to pass on important information to the pilots. CRM extends throughout the Crew, from most junior to the most Senior. Perhaps the Minister was...
22nd Jun 2020, 11:57
Replies: 7
Views: 1,193
Posted By Nightstop

Did you try Dr Tallent at Aviation Medical...

Did you try Dr Tallent at Aviation Medical Services, Horley?
21st Jun 2020, 19:28
Replies: 1,657
Views: 2,624,543
Posted By Nightstop

More reliable for SLF is: the Emergency Exit...

More reliable for SLF is: the Emergency Exit signage illuminates when the Gear is downlocked and extinguishes when it is upLocked.
Forum: Tech Log
18th Jun 2020, 18:23
Replies: 79
Views: 13,957
Posted By Nightstop

Well, we do a landing distance required...

Well, we do a landing distance required performance calculation prior to every approach. The result from the EFB has an extra safety factor margin of 15% added. So, provided that Asian LCC does...
10th Jun 2020, 16:13
Replies: 1,657
Views: 2,624,543
Posted By Nightstop

As mentioned in my post 851. QED.

As mentioned in my post 851. QED.
6th Jun 2020, 19:46
Replies: 76
Views: 7,421
Posted By Nightstop

I expect it was the Gate staff that denied him...

I expect it was the Gate staff that denied him boarding not security, same principle applies though.
2nd Jun 2020, 09:16
Replies: 1,657
Views: 2,624,543
Posted By Nightstop

Night take off from LGW, CAVOK in a BAe146. I...

Night take off from LGW, CAVOK in a BAe146. I called for Gear Up, Master Warning “Avionics Smoke”. Call from Cabin Manager “Forward Galley Fire, ceiling melting”. MAYDAY to ATC. Turned downwind for a...
30th May 2020, 16:21
Replies: 1,657
Views: 2,624,543
Posted By Nightstop

It’s not the maximum rate of descent per se, it’s...

It’s not the maximum rate of descent per se, it’s more about the horrendous noise the gear extended makes from 10,000’ and below at 250kts and the likelihood of the aircraft altitude catching up with...
30th May 2020, 15:59
Replies: 1,657
Views: 2,624,543
Posted By Nightstop

I’m not talking about an Emergency Descent, this...

I’m not talking about an Emergency Descent, this is about normal flying with passenger comfort in mind. If your aim is to scare the sh!t out of your customers and cabin crew, then do as Axel-Flo...
30th May 2020, 15:23
Replies: 1,657
Views: 2,624,543
Posted By Nightstop

Axel-Flo: What a bizarre way of losing...

Axel-Flo:



What a bizarre way of losing height with limited track miles. For a start, the A320 allows only approximately half speedbrake extension with autopilot engaged (even if the lever is...
29th May 2020, 12:34
Replies: 1,657
Views: 2,624,543
Posted By Nightstop

But perhaps they had established on a false...

But perhaps they had established on a false glideslope due interception from well above. False glideslopes typically occur at 9 degrees and 12 degrees (normal being 3 degrees). A very high rate of...
23rd May 2020, 16:24
Replies: 1,657
Views: 2,624,543
Posted By Nightstop

Classic Airbus A320 stuff, read the Airbus...

Classic Airbus A320 stuff, read the Airbus spoiler deployment logic modification for mitigation of that scenario.
23rd May 2020, 15:58
Replies: 1,657
Views: 2,624,543
Posted By Nightstop

But this was unlikely to be a standard GO AROUND...

But this was unlikely to be a standard GO AROUND from DH at 200’ AGL, this was a Baulked Landing. For a Baulked landing (also known as a [email protected] up) on the A320 we used to have a procedure known as...
23rd May 2020, 15:45
Replies: 354
Views: 192,977
Posted By Nightstop

Thanks BJ, it seems the Gov.UK website is not as...

Thanks BJ, it seems the Gov.UK website is not as detailed as it should be...no surprise there.
23rd May 2020, 15:38
Replies: 354
Views: 192,977
Posted By Nightstop

Not if you’re an Airline Pilot Commuter arriving...

Not if you’re an Airline Pilot Commuter arriving in the UK to fly next day, 14 days quarantine required.
22nd May 2020, 07:09
Replies: 9
Views: 4,014
Posted By Nightstop

The notifications in April were sent out only to...

The notifications in April were sent out only to about 2,000 customers who had their credit card details accessed (together with some other information).
The notifications being sent out now are to...
8th May 2020, 16:21
Replies: 101
Views: 28,701
Posted By Nightstop

Wearing a face mask for hours on end is extremely...

Wearing a face mask for hours on end is extremely unpleasant. The moist heat that builds up around the mouth is intolerable in any environment that isn’t fully air conditioned, that includes most of...
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