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Forum: Tech Log
7th May 2013, 17:29
Replies: 15
Views: 1,980
Posted By Phil Squares

RAT5, I guess I don't quite know what you...

RAT5,

I guess I don't quite know what you are asking.

In my world a BRNAV would never be accomplished. It is, after all, a Basic RNAV approach. I don't think that was the question.

I...
Forum: Tech Log
7th May 2013, 04:44
Replies: 15
Views: 1,980
Posted By Phil Squares

Are you allowed to fly an FMS/GPS approach if the...

Are you allowed to fly an FMS/GPS approach if the required nav aid(s) are u/s? I don't think so. Thus if the nav aids have to b serviceable then common sense says they should be monitored, SOP's or...
Forum: Tech Log
6th May 2013, 17:24
Replies: 15
Views: 1,980
Posted By Phil Squares

I will argue, it depends. If you have a...

I will argue, it depends.

If you have a FMS with GPS updating monitoring the raw data is not really necessary. The updating will make the actual track flown much more accurate than the VOR...
Forum: Questions
27th Dec 2012, 10:29
Replies: 56
Views: 17,855
Posted By Phil Squares

One simple reason I have done it is because the...

One simple reason I have done it is because the requirement was made mandatory in our SOP. I know for a fact, the first carrier where I flew the 400 was instrumental in ensuring the long range nav...
Forum: Questions
26th Dec 2012, 19:55
Replies: 56
Views: 17,855
Posted By Phil Squares

Having flown both the Pacific and the Atlantic...

Having flown both the Pacific and the Atlantic for over 20 years on the 747 Classic and the -400, the plotting exercise was the same in both aircraft. Granted the 400 is much more reliable than the...
Forum: Middle East
20th Dec 2012, 18:39
Replies: 10,110
Views: 5,589,513
Posted By Phil Squares

Asked before and never got an answer....... ...

Asked before and never got an answer.......

I have a Feb joining date. What are the temporary living arrangement that are being provided. Is it the Oryx hotel or some other place?

Thanks in...
Forum: Tech Log
17th Dec 2012, 15:29
Replies: 124
Views: 52,534
Posted By Phil Squares

Just to echo what fantom said. 50' might be a...

Just to echo what fantom said. 50' might be a tad high. 30 is a good ballpark figure.

Also, as has been pointed out, "RETARD" is not a command, but an advisory. Waiting until you hear that...
9th Dec 2012, 21:35
Replies: 14
Views: 3,409
Posted By Phil Squares

Thanks for the update!!

Thanks for the update!!
8th Dec 2012, 11:57
Replies: 14
Views: 3,409
Posted By Phil Squares

Where is Don Jackson

Trying to track down Don Jackson.

EX-USAF (AF-1, T-38,141) Hired on as ASL originally. Is he still with CX or has he retired?

Thanks
Forum: Middle East
8th Dec 2012, 11:45
Replies: 10,110
Views: 5,589,513
Posted By Phil Squares

Hopefully, this question will not get buried or...

Hopefully, this question will not get buried or lost in the ongoing discussions.

Just wondering if anyone has any info on where the new-joiners are being put up for the 6 weeks? I had heard the...
Forum: Middle East
4th Dec 2012, 12:15
Replies: 10,110
Views: 5,589,513
Posted By Phil Squares

Interview in Oct, contract this week. Waiting on...

Interview in Oct, contract this week. Waiting on work visa.
30th Nov 2012, 11:19
Replies: 46
Views: 14,836
Posted By Phil Squares

Well, that is true to a point but in the end...

Well, that is true to a point but in the end common sense should prevail. But it is far from being used.

About a month ago, my daughter and I went to the embassy to get a new passport for her. ...
Forum: Tech Log
13th Nov 2012, 21:45
Replies: 23
Views: 8,406
Posted By Phil Squares

Yes a pilot but with a MBA too!! The problem...

Yes a pilot but with a MBA too!!

The problem with your analysis is you are comparing apples to oranges. It is a meaningless comparison. If the extra pax generate extra revenue and at the same...
Forum: Tech Log
13th Nov 2012, 20:16
Replies: 23
Views: 8,406
Posted By Phil Squares

p.s. I'm an accountant That's the problem!!...

p.s. I'm an accountant

That's the problem!!

Looking at the burn/hr/pax is really meaningless. You need to look at the burn/ANM. You will see the 787 is more efficient and cheaper to...
Forum: Middle East
13th Nov 2012, 09:07
Replies: 23
Views: 9,366
Posted By Phil Squares

I have heard that the dispatch reliability of the...

I have heard that the dispatch reliability of the aircraft at other carriers is not good so Boeing and QR Maintenance are likely to have their hands full.

Care to substantiate that quote? For...
Forum: Middle East
3rd Oct 2012, 20:15
Replies: 10,110
Views: 5,589,513
Posted By Phil Squares

Does anyone know what's going on with the SFI...

Does anyone know what's going on with the SFI positions at QR. I have an interview in short term. Would like to know what is happening.

Also I have the T&C from several months ago. Any...
19th Mar 2012, 17:37
Replies: 13
Views: 1,628
Posted By Phil Squares

I just made a call with SKYPE with no problems at...

I just made a call with SKYPE with no problems at all. I am using version 5.8.0.158. Had no problems at all. Good connection and speech was not distorted at all.
Forum: Freight Dogs
2nd Mar 2012, 14:55
Replies: 37
Views: 18,389
Posted By Phil Squares

I believe it is certified on the 747-400 type...

I believe it is certified on the 747-400 type certificate. Not really a big deal if you think about it.

Nothing Airbus has not done.
Forum: Tech Log
14th Jan 2011, 07:03
Replies: 4
Views: 2,271
Posted By Phil Squares

Simple answer....the fuel calculation is...

Simple answer....the fuel calculation is unreliable as the FMGC does not take into account abnormal configurations.
28th Dec 2010, 21:47
Replies: 7
Views: 1,309
Posted By Phil Squares

IIRC there is a Microsoft work around for this....

IIRC there is a Microsoft work around for this. (I know because it happened to me). Basically, it's easy if you have a guest account. I can't remember the exact details but in the guest account you...
25th Dec 2010, 21:32
Replies: 37
Views: 2,786
Posted By Phil Squares

Try Glary Utilities. It's free and has several...

Try Glary Utilities. It's free and has several functions that are very useful.
3rd Dec 2010, 07:46
Replies: 9
Views: 1,589
Posted By Phil Squares

Thanks for the advice. Sadly, where I am coming...

Thanks for the advice. Sadly, where I am coming from is also a "dry" country and taking along my own supply isn't an option. I do think the Novotel is the planned hotel.

Thanks,:ok:
2nd Dec 2010, 21:01
Replies: 9
Views: 1,589
Posted By Phil Squares

Nouakchott

Have the "opportunity" to visit Nouakchott, Mauritania in the next few weeks. Just curious if there is anything special about the place. Any recommendations on hotel(s) or anyplace to get a "cold...
9th Nov 2010, 11:54
Replies: 43
Views: 4,498
Posted By Phil Squares

Ok, so now I am confused. On one hand you say...

Ok, so now I am confused. On one hand you say you would gladly move to the US to get experience, but then on the you say you can't legally accomplish that. Why? You have made reference to other...
6th Nov 2010, 14:04
Replies: 43
Views: 4,498
Posted By Phil Squares

You are 100% correct. And better yet, I could...

You are 100% correct. And better yet, I could care less!

I do have a question for you. In my current position, among other things, I am involved in screening DEC for an airline. I recently...
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