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Forum: Freight Dogs
18th Nov 2017, 15:55
Replies: 3
Views: 4,002
Posted By zerozero

No. But upgrade times are coming down.

No.
But upgrade times are coming down.
Forum: Freight Dogs
18th Nov 2017, 15:52
Replies: 66
Views: 49,190
Posted By zerozero

Good for you! But it will all be over in less...

Good for you!
But it will all be over in less than 3 secs.
;)
Forum: Freight Dogs
13th Nov 2017, 14:25
Replies: 66
Views: 49,190
Posted By zerozero

Nothing to add, except what an FE told me as a...

Nothing to add, except what an FE told me as a new hire FO on the 747, 13 years ago: The nose wheel is basically there for decoration. All the weight is borne by the main gear, so they act like a...
Forum: Tech Log
11th Jul 2016, 17:07
Replies: 104
Views: 19,576
Posted By zerozero

I always thought this sounded quite amateurish to...

I always thought this sounded quite amateurish to be quite honest, along with the "flash" when asked to IDENT.
Forum: Tech Log
4th Apr 2016, 17:12
Replies: 70
Views: 11,192
Posted By zerozero

Basically, below 50' radar altitude the...

Basically, below 50' radar altitude the automation is configuring itself for the flare and roll out.

Flare begins at 50'. FMA changes from G/S to FLARE.
Between 30-15' Thrust goes to idle. FMA...
Forum: Tech Log
4th Apr 2016, 03:06
Replies: 70
Views: 11,192
Posted By zerozero

I've always referred to this as the "TOGA Dead...

I've always referred to this as the "TOGA Dead Zone."

You can click the button but it ain't gonna work.

So build the habit of advancing the levers *every* time on go around and *then* click...
Forum: Freight Dogs
2nd Apr 2016, 16:08
Replies: 167
Views: 139,780
Posted By zerozero

The "normal" years long pace of contract...

The "normal" years long pace of contract negotiations is only thanks to management dragging their feet in order to realize additional "savings" by operating under a cheaper contract. The union is...
Forum: Tech Log
23rd Mar 2016, 18:28
Replies: 2
Views: 1,440
Posted By zerozero

Look like this one. An S-TEC. Won't guess on the...

Look like this one. An S-TEC. Won't guess on the model number. Hope it helps.

74 Cessna 172M Skyhawk Auto Pilot Control s Tec 0129 1 14V for Parts or Repair | eBay...
Forum: Tech Log
22nd Mar 2016, 22:24
Replies: 9
Views: 2,919
Posted By zerozero

Maybe you commence the descent at the appropriate...

Maybe you commence the descent at the appropriate point in terms of time and distance, but you weren't assertive enough in your RATE of descent.

....waiting too long to deploy speedbrakes etc.
...
Forum: Tech Log
31st Jan 2016, 10:50
Replies: 18
Views: 7,450
Posted By zerozero

Thanks for the link. I guess I always assumed the...

Thanks for the link. I guess I always assumed the fuel flow would be constant during the turbulence. But that is perfectly simple to understand.
Forum: Tech Log
31st Jan 2016, 03:20
Replies: 18
Views: 7,450
Posted By zerozero

Thanks, Interesting point about burner...

Thanks,

Interesting point about burner pressures and electrical resistance and resultant wear. A very good point many (including myself) don't consider. But as I said, I'm really MORE concerned...
Forum: Tech Log
31st Jan 2016, 02:31
Replies: 18
Views: 7,450
Posted By zerozero

Yesterday, a younger colleague of mine asked if...

Yesterday, a younger colleague of mine asked if using continuous ignition in turbulence really prevented flameouts.

The engine in question is a CF6.

I offered my opinion that it is indeed cheap...
Forum: Tech Log
17th May 2015, 09:49
Replies: 2
Views: 1,153
Posted By zerozero

Right, fire detection and protection. That was...

Right, fire detection and protection.
That was my hunch. Just needed a little confirmation. Thanks.
Forum: Tech Log
17th May 2015, 08:38
Replies: 2
Views: 1,153
Posted By zerozero

767-200 dead APU Battery

Hoping my question doesn't reveal any remedial systems knowledge, but I'm curious after recently reporting to a/c with dead APU battery.

Why isn't the system designed to be able to start the APU...
Forum: Tech Log
28th Jan 2015, 08:12
Replies: 4
Views: 1,872
Posted By zerozero

A picture is worth a thousand words. :8 ...

A picture is worth a thousand words.

:8

Or maybe more specific information, like make and model.
Forum: Tech Log
17th Nov 2014, 19:56
Replies: 10
Views: 6,045
Posted By zerozero

Piano. Piannno. Pian--NOO! :}

Piano.

Piannno.

Pian--NOO!

:}
Forum: Tech Log
4th Nov 2014, 00:00
Replies: 19
Views: 3,575
Posted By zerozero

I've flown both the 747 and 767. No big...

I've flown both the 747 and 767.

No big difference as far as I'm concerned.

The sight picture is different due to cockpit height and length of fueslage (i.e. the 747 cockpit is higher and...
Forum: Tech Log
21st Apr 2014, 12:35
Replies: 7
Views: 2,524
Posted By zerozero

The aircraft in original question is 767. ...

The aircraft in original question is 767.

Not 777.

And my understanding agrees with zlin77.
Forum: Tech Log
3rd Mar 2014, 04:50
Replies: 27
Views: 5,106
Posted By zerozero

Never did get rid of the nervous twitch in my...

Never did get rid of the nervous twitch in my eye.

:8
Forum: Tech Log
18th Feb 2014, 23:29
Replies: 34
Views: 5,443
Posted By zerozero

I'm concerned with temperature and dew point...

I'm concerned with temperature and dew point during engine start only when less than 10C.

At that temp and lower (with a narrow temp/dew pt spread) there is a chance of localized icing (due to...
Forum: Tech Log
13th Feb 2014, 17:39
Replies: 27
Views: 5,106
Posted By zerozero

Pedantic and impractical. For all PRACTICAL...

Pedantic and impractical.

For all PRACTICAL intents and purposes, wx radar as typically installed is not useful in determining cloud tops as originally queried by ATC.

I would have giggled...
Forum: Tech Log
13th Feb 2014, 15:57
Replies: 27
Views: 5,106
Posted By zerozero

Incredible someone's ego is so HUGE he cannot...

Incredible someone's ego is so HUGE he cannot simply admit, "I do not know the cloud tops."

Really. Who cares?

ATC should have asked some poor turboprop pilot slugging it out in the high teens,...
Forum: Tech Log
1st Feb 2014, 23:38
Replies: 11
Views: 5,400
Posted By zerozero

Can't imagine water in that compartment causing a...

Can't imagine water in that compartment causing a fire, so fire suppression isn't really the concern. But I know of one case on a 747-200F where the Capt lost his IRS right at rotation, I assume as...
24th Jan 2014, 00:11
Replies: 23
Views: 17,963
Posted By zerozero

Plausible.

Plausible.
8th Dec 2013, 19:25
Replies: 48
Views: 30,445
Posted By zerozero

Agreed 100%

Agreed 100%
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