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Forum: Tech Log
23rd Mar 2019, 19:29
Replies: 62
Views: 12,223
Posted By Escape Path

A proper walk around/cockpit preparation goes a...

A proper walk around/cockpit preparation goes a long way to prevent stuff like this... Should’ve spotted the reverse lockout pins and all this discussion would be inexistent.

As sonicbum said,...
Forum: Tech Log
14th Mar 2019, 18:49
Replies: 17
Views: 2,784
Posted By Escape Path

Our FCOM (which caters to both CFM and IAE...

Our FCOM (which caters to both CFM and IAE engines) says "to reach takeoff thrust by 40 knots groundspeed". I take that to mean "you must have takeoff thrust set at some point before 40kts, this...
Forum: Tech Log
5th Mar 2019, 15:28
Replies: 18
Views: 2,276
Posted By Escape Path

We have changed our briefing for a more...

We have changed our briefing for a more ďsimplifiedĒ (for lack of a better word) one yet some insist on doing it the older (unnecessarily longer) one. Itís more focused this new format, yet it gives...
Forum: Tech Log
24th Feb 2019, 16:35
Replies: 8
Views: 1,082
Posted By Escape Path

The list in SPO 51 lists the same equipment as...

The list in SPO 51 lists the same equipment as the list on the QRH under “Required Equipment for RNAV Procedures”. On the QRH you can see it says “Before IAF”. For loss of equipment after crossing...
Forum: Tech Log
22nd Feb 2019, 21:24
Replies: 28
Views: 4,157
Posted By Escape Path

Noted. Thanks JT. Dropped the ball on that one

Noted. Thanks JT. Dropped the ball on that one
Forum: Tech Log
21st Feb 2019, 22:55
Replies: 28
Views: 4,157
Posted By Escape Path

You guys did read when JT wrote that itís half...

You guys did read when JT wrote that itís half the headwind and all of the tailwind, not twice, whatís accounted for on the calculations, right?

I giggle a bit when I see these extreme...
Forum: Tech Log
27th Jan 2019, 17:37
Replies: 37
Views: 6,392
Posted By Escape Path

Someone asked how do you teach a pilot through...

Someone asked how do you teach a pilot through the FDs. Well, for starters, teach them to be in command, not a proactive passenger. You simply cannot fully, 100%, blindly trust everything the machine...
Forum: Tech Log
21st Jan 2019, 16:56
Replies: 4
Views: 1,226
Posted By Escape Path

So basically they are referring to the surface...

So basically they are referring to the surface position regarding the handle (conf 1, 1+f, 2, 3 full), not individual surface movement between their respective "pegs"
Forum: Tech Log
20th Jan 2019, 22:21
Replies: 36
Views: 5,885
Posted By Escape Path

Our FCOM is quite clear: Upon arrival of a new...

Our FCOM is quite clear: Upon arrival of a new crew taking on the aircraft perform a COMPLETE preflight inspection. It’s not dependent on whether the previous crew or maintenance did it. If that’s...
Forum: Tech Log
20th Jan 2019, 21:55
Replies: 36
Views: 3,741
Posted By Escape Path

On our fleet, limitation for autopilot...

On our fleet, limitation for autopilot disengagement was “applicable minimums”. It was changed to 250’ a while ago.

By the way, on older aircraft if you enter a baro minima instead a radio one on...
Forum: Tech Log
20th Jan 2019, 21:01
Replies: 37
Views: 6,392
Posted By Escape Path

Or reaching the low speed protection with THR...

Or reaching the low speed protection with THR IDLE/OP DES modes active. In short wording, you turn off the FDs in the FBW Airbus to get the autothrust in speed mode, whether coming from THR CLB/OP...
Forum: Tech Log
20th Jan 2019, 16:46
Forum: Tech Log
13th Jan 2019, 15:54
Replies: 14
Views: 2,704
Posted By Escape Path

Thanks for that info pineteam. Nice to have these...

Thanks for that info pineteam. Nice to have these sort of things tested
Forum: Tech Log
13th Jan 2019, 15:10
Replies: 47
Views: 8,655
Posted By Escape Path

If all engines fail, Iíd be really hesitant to...

If all engines fail, Iíd be really hesitant to trade altitude for a windmill relight. If they both failed, Iíd think there could be a high probability of being unable to restart them (fuel...
Forum: Tech Log
9th Jan 2019, 22:17
Replies: 9
Views: 2,713
Posted By Escape Path

Iíve found out during a couple of sim sessions...

Iíve found out during a couple of sim sessions that if you donít delay acceleration until securing the engine, you might find yourself (depending on how fast the ECAM is being performed) at green dot...
8th Jan 2019, 23:11
Replies: 103
Views: 86,290
Posted By Escape Path

So far as I understand they lost both main AC...

So far as I understand they lost both main AC busses. They did have generators available (thereís a picture of the system synoptic somewhere by the beginning of the post) but nowhere to connect them....
Forum: Tech Log
8th Jan 2019, 22:27
Replies: 9
Views: 2,483
Posted By Escape Path

Auto thrust is required in the A320 for any Cat3...

Auto thrust is required in the A320 for any Cat3 ops. Only down to Cat2
Forum: Tech Log
8th Jan 2019, 22:18
Replies: 47
Views: 8,655
Posted By Escape Path

We did as IZH. Engines are seized because of the...

We did as IZH. Engines are seized because of the simulated birds digested by them, so no restart. APU on to regain normal electrical config. Try to make it to departure airfield, but energy is at a...
Forum: Tech Log
8th Jan 2019, 22:09
Replies: 14
Views: 2,704
Posted By Escape Path

I think it would probably be adequate to handle...

I think it would probably be adequate to handle this as someone suggested to handle the ADRs on the Abnormal V Alpha Prot OEB: Switch ACP3 to whoever is handling comms and leave the FO speaker to...
Forum: Tech Log
4th Jan 2019, 02:00
Replies: 14
Views: 2,704
Posted By Escape Path

Well I guess you could use the hand mic, but it’s...

Well I guess you could use the hand mic, but it’s a coiled cord which I think it would translate into having one hand with the mic at all times or otherwise device something that holds the mic nearby...
Forum: Tech Log
3rd Jan 2019, 18:06
Replies: 5
Views: 2,053
Posted By Escape Path

You don’t have to turn on the APU for the reset...

You don’t have to turn on the APU for the reset if you have electrical power from any other source (engines, ground power. Batteries won’t work). In context, what they’re trying to say there is...
Forum: Tech Log
1st Jan 2019, 21:26
Replies: 7
Views: 1,554
Posted By Escape Path

Having a look at the FCOM in Abnormal and...

Having a look at the FCOM in Abnormal and Emergency Proc's, the status page for dual ADR failure only shows ADR 1+3 as the only combination that requires a manual gear extension (with subsequent no...
Forum: Tech Log
1st Jan 2019, 20:24
Replies: 47
Views: 8,655
Posted By Escape Path

Airbus did include an All Eng Fail QRH procedure...

Airbus did include an All Eng Fail QRH procedure and FCTM was modified accordingly, instructing pilots that, upon dual engine flameout/failure, they should assess whether or not there's enough time...
Forum: Tech Log
30th Oct 2018, 18:49
Replies: 6
Views: 1,215
Posted By Escape Path

As others have said, it is customer's decision...

As others have said, it is customer's decision and of course, can be updated. Ours for out (chocks off) time is brakes off and aircraft movement. Time on chocks, however, is recorded at last parking...
30th Oct 2018, 18:38
Replies: 2,098
Views: 1,090,071
Posted By Escape Path

How on earth did someone calculate a descent rate...

How on earth did someone calculate a descent rate of over 30000 fpm? That's ~550 kph, vertically. Hardly a believable figure...

As other have pointed, the initial descent (with corresponding speed...
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