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28th Jun 2017, 15:02
Replies: 210
Views: 188,098
Posted By despegue

Parkbremse, Utter tosh. They are also...

Parkbremse,

Utter tosh.
They are also desperate on the B787.
Enough applications, but barely any from experienced pilots, let alone those with the official requirements.
Captain applications...
Forum: Tech Log
12th May 2017, 13:59
Replies: 23
Views: 5,045
Posted By despegue

Huh? Either all F/D on or all OFF. To avoid...

Huh?

Either all F/D on or all OFF. To avoid confusion.
On a visual, just put them both OFF.
8th Feb 2017, 19:24
Replies: 377
Views: 378,282
Posted By despegue

Situational awareness Zero Procedural...

Situational awareness Zero
Procedural compliance Zero
Technical knowledge Zero

It is very saddening to see these things happening and unfortunately this does not surprise me at all, having...
4th Feb 2017, 06:54
Replies: 377
Views: 378,282
Posted By despegue

Regarding the possibility of setting-up a manual...

Regarding the possibility of setting-up a manual inserted approach into the fmc, let me give this theoretical possibility:
crew initially planned for an approach on rwy08, which is logical as this...
24th Jul 2016, 16:40
Replies: 58
Views: 41,905
Posted By despegue

To the ex dispatcher: Yes, flightcrew need...

To the ex dispatcher:

Yes, flightcrew need to be able to control their temper at all times.
However: the Captain always has the final dicision NO DISCUSSION. Know your place.
25th Mar 2016, 11:16
Replies: 1,542
Views: 1,517,650
Posted By despegue

My concern is not so much icing during the...

My concern is not so much icing during the approach or G/A itself, but accrued icing during the approach preparation in the hold and vectors towards the ILS.

Time over time again, I have seen...
25th Mar 2016, 10:25
Replies: 1,542
Views: 1,517,650
Posted By despegue

Rachman, That is not correct. On...

Rachman,

That is not correct.

On several types, including for example B744, seating of passengers has no effect on mass & balance calculations.

B737 is also not that critical by the way.
...
Forum: Freight Dogs
24th Mar 2016, 17:14
Replies: 1
Views: 2,788
Posted By despegue

Heard they were on the brink of Insolvency...

Heard they were on the brink of Insolvency...
23rd Mar 2016, 12:47
Replies: 1,542
Views: 1,517,650
Posted By despegue

I have never worked for, nor am I prepared to...

I have never worked for, nor am I prepared to work for any "Airline" that forbids its flightcrew to fly manually or raw-data.

Any such company should have its AOC revoked immediately untill raw...
Forum: Jet Blast
19th Mar 2016, 00:04
Replies: 209
Views: 22,278
Posted By despegue

The Special Forces first shot him in the knee...

The Special Forces first shot him in the knee just to make sure he wouldn't run or grab a weapon or try to kill himself :D
16th Mar 2016, 16:19
Replies: 337
Views: 334,190
Posted By despegue

Syntax, Sorry, but the crew WAS experienced....

Syntax,

Sorry, but the crew WAS experienced. Why is it that people, even professionals still see hours as the ultimate?! It is irrelevant.
It are the amount of sectors flown which is important,...
16th Mar 2016, 16:08
Replies: 35
Views: 20,962
Posted By despegue

Hi guys, Just to make clear, a SAFA/SACA...

Hi guys,

Just to make clear, a SAFA/SACA inspector is NOT ALLOWED to ask any system, SOP or operational questions to any crewmember.

They also MUST NOT delay the flight except for safety...
Replies: 1,289
Views: 547,736
Posted By despegue

Why don't you guys study your theory instead of...

Why don't you guys study your theory instead of learning the questions?!

In my time, only 10% of candidates passed the aviation School assessment, study level was of University engineering level ...
14th Feb 2016, 13:10
Replies: 18
Views: 10,646
Posted By despegue

Nothing wrong with a taxiway evacuation,...

Nothing wrong with a taxiway evacuation, depending on the actual situation and assessment.

There might have been a need for expedited debarkation, but in PUJ, things are sometimes not up to speed,...
Forum: Middle East
14th Feb 2016, 09:23
Replies: 39
Views: 8,554
Posted By despegue

Surprised to see that any EK pilot would even...

Surprised to see that any EK pilot would even consider to fly Vnav of FLTchange during a small change in level/ alt.

Basic Airmanship gentlemen?!
For small altitude changes, less than say 3000',...
Forum: Questions
6th Feb 2016, 21:05
Replies: 27
Views: 4,896
Posted By despegue

Landing checklist can be completed at any time...

Landing checklist can be completed at any time before minimums in my company.:ok:

you have to also use common sense, a thing that seems to be lost in Aviation nowadays.

Nothing to do with being...
6th Feb 2016, 19:25
Replies: 56
Views: 23,415
Posted By despegue

Where I have been is non of the US damn business....

Where I have been is non of the US damn business.
2 passports works and is even recommended by my authority.

Just like when visiting Israel, Saudi, Iran for the job, 2 passports to avoid trouble....
Forum: Freight Dogs
6th Feb 2016, 12:56
Replies: 111
Views: 70,768
Posted By despegue

What will be the impact for the current...

What will be the impact for the current wet-leased aircraft from Jettime, Bluebird and West Atlantic, flying for TNT Airways?


ASL is slowly but surely getting a monopoly on narrowbody and...
30th Jan 2016, 01:42
Replies: 10
Views: 2,831
Posted By despegue

You ARE allowed to fly manually in RVSM. The...

You ARE allowed to fly manually in RVSM. The requirement regarding autopilot is just serviceability, NOT usage.

Fursty Ferret is thus correct. And who the hell can not keep within 50' as a...
Forum: Tech Log
26th Jan 2016, 11:08
Replies: 10
Views: 7,689
Posted By despegue

Flyburg, If indeed you need an ERA for...

Flyburg,

If indeed you need an ERA for planning purposes, these ERA must be indeed suitable. Meaning that the same minima apply as to Dest. Alternates. Otherwise, it wouldn't make sense to have...
Forum: Tech Log
25th Jan 2016, 16:37
Replies: 10
Views: 7,689
Posted By despegue

No enroute alternates are required if using...

No enroute alternates are required if using contingency 5% and not ETOPS operations.
Basically, if not ETOPS, then by definition, there are adequate airports within 60 min. Enroute anyhow.
21st Jan 2016, 22:41
Replies: 36
Views: 15,788
Posted By despegue

Wageslave, On the contrary, it are mostly...

Wageslave,

On the contrary, it are mostly the British who have trouble adapting to other non-native accents. Non-native speakers tend to understand better other non-native speakers.
That is a...
20th Jan 2016, 00:07
Replies: 36
Views: 15,788
Posted By despegue

Before the Safety Briefing, I now go on the PA...

Before the Safety Briefing, I now go on the PA and say in clear voice the following: "This is the Captain. Silence and Attention in the Cabin NOW. Cabin Crew, please perform the Safety Briefing".
...
Forum: Tech Log
17th Jan 2016, 11:34
Replies: 7
Views: 2,076
Posted By despegue

We park large Boeings without any marchalling on...

We park large Boeings without any marchalling on a regular basis. Often, they are useless and clueless anyhow...

Everything is Allowed Jeroen, unless specifically forbidden in either the Airport...
17th Jan 2016, 09:19
Replies: 35
Views: 17,587
Posted By despegue

The Dutch Accident Investigation Board is full of...

The Dutch Accident Investigation Board is full of incompetent " investigators" who have their own agenda.

Just look at the MH investigation, where they refuse to take into account any Russian data...
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