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25th Oct 2019, 13:01
Replies: 1,204
Views: 709,968
Posted By PW1830

Regardless of the tour of duty a JFK arrival on a...

Regardless of the tour of duty a JFK arrival on a bad day is still harder than a SYD arrival on its worst day.
2nd Sep 2019, 10:37
Replies: 43
Views: 41,700
Posted By PW1830

In 50 years never seen 200kts forecast anywhere -...

In 50 years never seen 200kts forecast anywhere - seen the odd typhoon around Asia.
20th Apr 2019, 00:40
Replies: 908
Views: 960,064
Posted By PW1830

When are Boeing going to admit that the rear end...

When are Boeing going to admit that the rear end need to be redesigned?
The mere existence of MSAC indicates a design shortcoming.
11th Feb 2019, 06:50
Replies: 99
Views: 98,080
Posted By PW1830

As above "Due to the chance of ground contact,...

As above
"Due to the chance of ground contact, it was decided not to change any procedure, but rather have both pilots fully concentrating on flying the aeroplane without any distraction ."
...
18th Dec 2018, 01:58
Replies: 23
Views: 2,741
Posted By PW1830

Early days in QF there was some suspicion about...

Early days in QF there was some suspicion about the agenda and those with most to learn learnt the least.
A weekend in Coogee and cold beer on Qf.
14th Dec 2018, 02:19
Replies: 28
Views: 8,669
Posted By PW1830

500ft circuits while avoiding the chicken sheds...

500ft circuits while avoiding the chicken sheds or dumbbells when the wind was all cross during S/O fo F/O endorsement were not holding patterns!
1st Aug 2018, 09:32
Replies: 89
Views: 45,510
Posted By PW1830

Qantas Pilots have been known to be tight with...

Qantas Pilots have been known to be tight with their cash :-( but in this case I have no doubt that the money will not be a problem.
They are both held in extremely high regard as examples of...
29th Mar 2018, 01:47
Replies: 1,221
Views: 706,740
Posted By PW1830

The writing has been on the wall since the Pilots...

The writing has been on the wall since the Pilots Dispute. The denigration of the profession and erosion of conditions by Dixon and successors has removed the role of Pilot as a desirable career...
15th Mar 2018, 03:49
Replies: 21
Views: 7,933
Posted By PW1830

They could hub these out of ,say Singapore, and...

They could hub these out of ,say Singapore, and feed in from the rest of Australia which is currently ignored!
25th Feb 2018, 11:52
Replies: 21
Views: 8,386
Posted By PW1830

James Strong was very supportive of the crew.

James Strong was very supportive of the crew.
29th Dec 2017, 10:19
Replies: 6
Views: 4,092
Posted By PW1830

What's the big deal about a poor quality ...

What's the big deal about a poor quality toothbrush, miniscule tube of toothpaste and crappy eyeshades.
Bring your own - not hard.
23rd Nov 2017, 10:46
Replies: 15
Views: 4,251
Posted By PW1830

A more prudent descent is existing speed, speed...

A more prudent descent is existing speed, speed brake until the possibility of structural damage is eliminated. Existing speed VS Vmo makes little difference to the time,reduces workload in moving...
7th Nov 2017, 11:53
Replies: 74
Views: 11,058
Posted By PW1830

“High capacity pilot” has no meaning in...

“High capacity pilot” has no meaning in Australia. Unless I’ve missed something in the last 50 years - last 20 or so on 747.
5th Nov 2017, 00:50
Replies: 65
Views: 44,986
Posted By PW1830

Approaching Norfolk in a DC4, shut down #3...

Approaching Norfolk in a DC4, shut down #3 engine. LOL calls cabin crew and asks if we are getting close to Norfolk. Cabin crew reassuringly says yes. LOL smugly replies - I thought so they are...
19th Oct 2017, 09:44
Replies: 10
Views: 5,059
Posted By PW1830

Well spotted BigM - good to see pilots answering...

Well spotted BigM - good to see pilots answering you in a civil fashion. The 737 crew probably had a late clearance to conduct the unorthodox departure- educational for everyone ,re how ATC handled...
19th Sep 2017, 03:14
Replies: 45
Views: 13,985
Posted By PW1830

Regs were changed to comply with Breretons view...

Regs were changed to comply with Breretons view on how an airport should function.. Howard had his input too.
18th Sep 2017, 15:03
Replies: 45
Views: 13,985
Posted By PW1830

Spent a long time on the 767 from intro on-...

Spent a long time on the 767 from intro on- nothing to do with us entirely. Probably something to do with the Minister of Aviation - Brereton I recall - forbidding the use of 07/25 that involved his...
16th Sep 2017, 03:19
Replies: 45
Views: 13,985
Posted By PW1830

How many aircraft have 40+kt xwind certification??

How many aircraft have 40+kt xwind certification??
Forum: Tech Log
7th Sep 2017, 13:11
Replies: 22
Views: 4,602
Posted By PW1830

Think of the location of the outflow valves - so...

Think of the location of the outflow valves - so if fully open/unpressurised as the aircraft approaches flare and enters ground effect....
3rd Sep 2017, 13:53
Replies: 63
Views: 29,265
Posted By PW1830

B747-200 were operating to London via...

B747-200 were operating to London via Perth,Bombay from at least 1976.
27th Aug 2017, 07:00
Replies: 4
Views: 1,986
Posted By PW1830

"Simultaneously roll wings level and rotate...

"Simultaneously roll wings level and rotate towards an initial pitch attitude of 15 degrees" is standard terminology for Boeing.
The word "TOWARDS" is usually ignored. Attitude to at least maintain...
8th Jul 2017, 04:00
Replies: 18
Views: 6,661
Posted By PW1830

GT this morning on TV - birds fly into wind, the...

GT this morning on TV - birds fly into wind, the direction aeroplanes takeoff.
Aeroplanes are a lot quieter now.
Thats why aeroplanes can sneak up on them and they get ingested.
Learn...
5th Jul 2017, 02:57
Replies: 18
Views: 6,661
Posted By PW1830

Standing beside the runway in Christchurch - saw...

Standing beside the runway in Christchurch - saw individual plovers take out #1 & #3 on a 747 on takeoff. #1 destroyed, #severe damage - flames from tailpipe, shut down promptly.
About 280t so not...
17th Apr 2017, 08:11
Replies: 104
Views: 51,424
Posted By PW1830

Look Left - there are many here who have been...

Look Left - there are many here who have been around longer than you, actually fly the aircraft in the scenario involved - don't think any of them have been rushing to conclusions.
After 50 years,...
16th Apr 2017, 11:54
Replies: 104
Views: 51,424
Posted By PW1830

For the Vref, ask the crew, for the MCP selected...

For the Vref, ask the crew, for the MCP selected holding speed, ask the crew, for A/T engagement/serviceability, ask the crew,for weather, other aircraft in the hold, ask the crew.
An enquiry...
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