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Forum: Questions
4th Sep 2019, 04:03
Replies: 1
Views: 688
Posted By Cralis

Oxygen masks and smoke

Listening to a podcast this morning, I heard something I wasn’t aware of.

In the event of smoke in the cabin, should oxygen masks be dropped and used? It sounded like masks are really use for...
20th Mar 2019, 07:13
Replies: 13
Views: 1,658
Posted By Cralis

Thanks jonkster. We're up in Brisbane, and it...

Thanks jonkster. We're up in Brisbane, and it seems like the same thing, the Air League. I'll keep that up. She actually turns 9 in a few days, but way to early for anything serious.
I might take...
20th Mar 2019, 06:58
Replies: 13
Views: 1,658
Posted By Cralis

Thanks Ed! Amazing post, from someone who has...

Thanks Ed! Amazing post, from someone who has clearly walked the path up ahead of me. You almost (And when I say almost, I'm acting manly here!) drew a tear!
Thanks for that. Copied and pasted to me...
19th Mar 2019, 23:49
Replies: 13
Views: 1,658
Posted By Cralis

Thanks guys... Books and science museums sounds...

Thanks guys... Books and science museums sounds like a plan. She is quite young, and as a child, her ideas of what she enjoys will change. She's just being going at planes for a while now. And I'd...
19th Mar 2019, 08:57
Replies: 13
Views: 1,658
Posted By Cralis

How to fan the passion at a young age

I have a young daughter who, from an early age, has been extremely inquisitive about engineering areas. She’s shown more interest than my older kids in strange things. How does the car drive. How did...
12th Mar 2019, 23:15
Replies: 5,127
Views: 10,298,476
Posted By Cralis

The aircraft holding at Malta seems to be landing...

The aircraft holding at Malta seems to be landing in Tunisia.
15th Jan 2019, 05:45
Replies: 7
Views: 1,484
Posted By Cralis

Thanks for that, Denti. So the minimum call...

Thanks for that, Denti.

So the minimum call is to confirm you can see the runway (The whole thing, or just your touch down reference point)?
If, at that call, you're unable to see what you need,...
15th Jan 2019, 03:29
Replies: 7
Views: 1,484
Posted By Cralis

When do you switch to visual on approach?

(Not a pilot, so please excuse if I make errors or the question is stupid, but...)

When in clear weather, but performing an ILS approach, is there a specific moment where auto pilot gets...
Forum: Rotorheads
17th Dec 2018, 22:43
Replies: 37
Views: 11,479
Posted By Cralis

I’m on holiday now n Porto, not too far from the...

I’m on holiday now n Porto, not too far from the crash site, and when my wife translated the radio report at around 20h00 local, that a helicopter was missing, while we were driving home on the...
16th Dec 2018, 14:37
Replies: 1
Views: 3,020
Posted By Cralis

Rescue helicopter crash in Portugal

"A medical helicopter has crashed in a mountainous area near Porto, Portugal (https://www.aljazeera.com/topics/country/portugal.html)'s second biggest city, with all four onboard dead, local media...
25th Oct 2018, 01:47
Replies: 7
Views: 2,816
Posted By Cralis

I'm not sure who does it, but who ever works out...

I'm not sure who does it, but who ever works out if fuel should be ferried (someone in an office>) ... or amount of fuel carried (Assume Captains role) must have some pretty sophisticated formulas to...
22nd Oct 2018, 03:37
Replies: 7
Views: 2,816
Posted By Cralis

Melbourne to Gold Coast - Holding, and back home.

Hi chaps,

We had some pretty impressive storms on Sunday, and afterwards, I noticed this aircraft got so close, and then, I'm assuming, diverted back somewhere. When you depart Melbourne, would an...
17th Oct 2018, 21:51
Replies: 17
Views: 3,537
Posted By Cralis

A 737 onto 14/32 would be quite interesting to...

A 737 onto 14/32 would be quite interesting to watch as they don’t have much of a margin.

5774 x 98 feet

and I found a link that says a 737 should use a runway of at least 5,500 for the older...
17th Oct 2018, 03:19
Replies: 17
Views: 3,537
Posted By Cralis

YBBN runway 14/32

I see that YBBN RW01(R)/19(L) are the main runways, and now and again, I see a Dash using RW14. But I’ve never seen any aircraft use 32, nor depart from either.

Is is there a reason for this? Or...
12th Oct 2018, 03:59
Replies: 22
Views: 4,274
Posted By Cralis

Sorry, to be clear, the photo I took was on the...

Sorry, to be clear, the photo I took was on the early fly past.... Night then set on the city, and it was pitch dark at the time of the next flyby. It was advertised that it was the same aircraft, so...
Forum: Jet Blast
4th Oct 2018, 07:58
Replies: 14
Views: 1,387
Posted By Cralis

Myself and my family did China Southern from...

Myself and my family did China Southern from Brisbane to Lisbon (Brisbane to Guanzoh, to Paris, to Lisbon). Air France did Paris to Lisbon. It wasn't bad.... but the airport was very bad.... Very...
4th Oct 2018, 07:48
Replies: 22
Views: 4,274
Posted By Cralis

Formation at night

Hi all. I got to see two EA18g Growlers do an evening fly-by on the weekend of our city. 5 minutes prior to the flyby, I managed to spot a faint read flashing dot, around 15kms away, towards where...
Forum: Middle East
20th Aug 2018, 07:27
Replies: 1
Views: 3,999
Posted By Cralis

EK and Cockpit Visits

Hi chaps and chapettes.

I have a nice long trip on EK in December, (Brisbane->Dubai->Porto) and then back in Jan. Is there a strict no-cockpit-visit rule, or would there be a chance from my little...
Forum: Middle East
20th Aug 2018, 05:27
Replies: 131
Views: 85,091
Posted By Cralis

Out of interest, it seems like a lot of people...

Out of interest, it seems like a lot of people (flight deck crew) don't like EK, and the way they look after crew. Low pay etc. Would this have ANY adverse affect on safety? I ask as an aviation...
6th Aug 2018, 05:58
Replies: 7
Views: 1,454
Posted By Cralis

'Atlas Shrugged', that was an incredibly helpful...

'Atlas Shrugged', that was an incredibly helpful bit of text you wrote there. It all clicked nicely! And then it went crazy! :) I can now understand why it's happening. Thanks for the clear...
1st Aug 2018, 07:37
Replies: 7
Views: 1,454
Posted By Cralis

Wow... OK, so that opened my eyes (and mouth) a...

Wow... OK, so that opened my eyes (and mouth) a bit wider! Thanks for that.
Then I went and googled V Speeds, and came across wikipidias link:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/V_speeds.
I didn't...
1st Aug 2018, 01:22
Replies: 7
Views: 1,454
Posted By Cralis

Question IAS TAS and Ground Speed

(Virtual/PC pilot)

I've noticed that as you ascend to your cruise altitude of 360, your 'speed' drops in the primary display. Additionally, I notice that max speed (Vne?) reduces as well. My...
11th Apr 2018, 23:07
Replies: 3
Views: 3,631
Posted By Cralis

Jetstar “emergency landing” at Melbourne Tullamarine

“Some of those waiting to board separate planes inside Melbourne Airport claim they were told the Jetstar flight made an “emergency landing”.

Wow. Dramatic. :)
...
19th Jan 2018, 04:36
Replies: 3
Views: 2,504
Posted By Cralis

FACT ERDAS 1A Star - from a non-pilot

Hi chaps,

I'm not a pilot, so please don't shoot me down. Just interested.

It seems a common approach into FACT is the ERDAS 1A Star....
13th Jan 2018, 12:03
Replies: 20
Views: 3,045
Posted By Cralis

Would that be due to congestion or something,...

Would that be due to congestion or something, Mike, where you would need to keep things separated? And an ILS would take them further out?
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