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14th Sep 2019, 20:59
Replies: 146
Views: 220,452
Posted By KingAir1978

Pilot error?! Smells more of intentional...

Pilot error?! Smells more of intentional non-compliance to me...
Forum: Middle East
13th Sep 2019, 11:53
Replies: 4
Views: 1,275
Posted By KingAir1978

Would it be an idea to do a LST with your new...

Would it be an idea to do a LST with your new employer, THEN complete the conversion? Would save you a lot of money...
Forum: Tech Log
2nd Aug 2019, 18:51
Replies: 9
Views: 1,659
Posted By KingAir1978

Reminds me of a great video that has been on...

Reminds me of a great video that has been on Youtube for a looooooong time:


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xrLghyJ_uQA

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ut--PmAeAMg
...
Forum: Tech Log
2nd Aug 2019, 18:44
Replies: 8
Views: 2,590
Posted By KingAir1978

If I remember correctly from an aerodrome design...

If I remember correctly from an aerodrome design manual that I've glanced over, a margin of 4,5 m on each side of the main gear is required to certify a taxiway. So, for example a Code E airplane has...
Forum: Tech Log
2nd Aug 2019, 17:56
Replies: 27
Views: 5,368
Posted By KingAir1978

Circumference of a circle = 2Πr. r = (Half...

Circumference of a circle = 2Πr.

r = (Half Circumference) / Π.

Rate 1 turn... 360 turn takes 2 minutes... 180 takes 1 minute. so...

Ground speed in NM/Min. 180 kts --> 3NM/min.

So in...
18th Jul 2019, 14:55
Replies: 16
Views: 9,415
Posted By KingAir1978

Complaint filed...

Complaint filed...
17th Jul 2019, 15:04
Replies: 75
Views: 72,856
Posted By KingAir1978

I sincerely hope that this gets thrown out. ...

I sincerely hope that this gets thrown out.

Imagine the precedent if this would result in a conviction? It is simply impossible to train crew for every conceivable scenario... Would be very...
5th Jun 2019, 17:56
9th May 2019, 15:26
Replies: 137
Views: 62,906
Posted By KingAir1978

clareprop, Planemike, ever heard of the Tokyo...

clareprop, Planemike, ever heard of the Tokyo convention? You may want to read up on that. It governs the authority of the Captain. Although you can chose to NOT listen to the safety briefing, you...
Forum: Middle East
7th Apr 2019, 19:32
Replies: 2
Views: 1,814
Posted By KingAir1978

Qatar Airways Careers - Current Opportunities...

Qatar Airways Careers - Current Opportunities (http://careers.qatarairways.com/qatarairways/vacancysearch.aspx) Select Flight Deck Crew. You can even attend a selection in the UK.
Forum: Tech Log
29th Oct 2018, 00:09
Replies: 47
Views: 10,049
Posted By KingAir1978

There are two different questions. 1) Do I need...

There are two different questions. 1) Do I need to correct my DA/MDA 2) Am I allowed to follow the vertical path and related LNAV/VNAV minima.

To answer question 1. --> Every time the temperature...
Forum: Tech Log
26th Sep 2018, 12:36
Replies: 21
Views: 2,958
Posted By KingAir1978

6 tonnes per hour works well for the 330-200 and...

6 tonnes per hour works well for the 330-200 and 330-300. It's a tad on the conservative side, but not far off.
20th Sep 2018, 06:52
Replies: 28
Views: 15,847
Posted By KingAir1978

Always good to see that the authorities really...

Always good to see that the authorities really uphold the 'just safety culture'... Investigation? Nahh... way overrated. Let's just throw the pilots under the bus.
Forum: Tech Log
28th Jun 2018, 23:33
Replies: 37
Views: 3,931
Posted By KingAir1978

"Climb NOW" is a UK difference from ICAO....

"Climb NOW" is a UK difference from ICAO. Standard ICAO phraseology is "climb unrestricted".
Forum: Middle East
24th May 2018, 23:49
Replies: 9
Views: 7,500
Posted By KingAir1978

Wow proof of a really mature, well-developed...

Wow proof of a really mature, well-developed safety culture they have in Myanmar.
6th May 2018, 12:34
Replies: 1,221
Views: 588,188
Posted By KingAir1978

cjad, I do not know if you're a professional...

cjad, I do not know if you're a professional pilot or working in aviation in any capacity, but your idea here is undermining the very essence of a 'just' safety culture. Your post implies that the...
Forum: Tech Log
22nd Apr 2018, 18:45
Replies: 29
Views: 3,923
Posted By KingAir1978

Dear Swissmen, Assuming that I am clearly...

Dear Swissmen,

Assuming that I am clearly wrong, can you please explain the following two questions, please?

So to be clear, we'll completely ignore the decompression. We have a simple engine...
Forum: Tech Log
19th Apr 2018, 23:33
Replies: 29
Views: 3,923
Posted By KingAir1978

No it will not, because you DISCONNECT the...

No it will not, because you DISCONNECT the Autothrust.

Please read my earlier reply again.

If you have an engine failure in cruise, the procedure calls for the thrust levers to be put in MCT...
Forum: Tech Log
19th Apr 2018, 05:24
Replies: 29
Views: 3,923
Posted By KingAir1978

??? Are we talking about the actual thrust, or...

??? Are we talking about the actual thrust, or the thrust LEVER position and Autothrust function?

The Authothrust is active between the IDLE and CLB detent (n engines) and between IDLE and MCT...
Forum: Middle East
25th Mar 2018, 22:21
Replies: 3
Views: 1,618
Posted By KingAir1978

Hi Ali, welcome! To answer your question:...

Hi Ali, welcome!

To answer your question: every country or group of countries in the world has a different licensing authority. In the USA it's the FAA, in Europe it's EASA and in Qatar it's the...
Forum: Tech Log
23rd Feb 2018, 20:58
Replies: 14
Views: 3,412
Posted By KingAir1978

What about deicing the tips?! Wouldn't there be a...

What about deicing the tips?! Wouldn't there be a significant risk of ice/snow/slush getting stuck in the mechanism? Any thoughts?
Forum: Middle East
18th Jan 2018, 12:06
Replies: 38
Views: 15,099
Posted By KingAir1978

I'm a layman when it comes to intercepts, but in...

I'm a layman when it comes to intercepts, but in the video I do not see any sign of an intercept. I always believed that the distance between airplanes would be MUCH smaller. I.e. the captain of the...
Forum: Tech Log
23rd Dec 2017, 23:43
Replies: 63
Views: 24,803
Posted By KingAir1978

What if you have a start valve stuck closed on...

What if you have a start valve stuck closed on the second engine start? Just wondering how these companies have organised their legality, that's all.


Dracarys, I agree that tailpipe fires are...
Forum: Tech Log
23rd Dec 2017, 11:55
Replies: 63
Views: 24,803
Posted By KingAir1978

I don't work for an airline that uses single...

I don't work for an airline that uses single engine taxi-out. Just out of curiosity, when does the MEL applicability cease in your operation? It can't be 'when the airplane moves under its own...
20th Oct 2017, 16:27
Replies: 50
Views: 26,173
Posted By KingAir1978

An airplane in flight will ALWAYS rotate around...

An airplane in flight will ALWAYS rotate around its centre of gravity. Therefore if you push the nose down, the tail will experience a temporary INCREASE in 'local' g... in the front, however, you'll...
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