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3rd May 2022, 08:02
Replies: 57
Views: 24,585
Posted By Locked door

There is a rumour floating around that it was a...

There is a rumour floating around that it was a rostering error. I wonít repeat the rumour as Iíve heard it third hand and it might be wrong.

ATB

LD
8th Apr 2022, 16:59
Replies: 180
Views: 87,052
Posted By Locked door

Yes they did. They rejected from above V1 and...

Yes they did. They rejected from above V1 and burst a lot of tyres.
5th Apr 2022, 23:10
Replies: 180
Views: 87,052
Posted By Locked door

Sounds like simultaneous autopilot disconnect and...

Sounds like simultaneous autopilot disconnect and over speed warnings.

The incident report will make interesting reading.
9th Mar 2022, 08:17
Replies: 79
Views: 41,330
Posted By Locked door

There is only ever one pilot flying the aircraft,...

There is only ever one pilot flying the aircraft, P1 would have taken over below 1000ft and retains control until the engines are shut down on stand or hands the aircraft back to P2 at a suitable low...
27th Jan 2022, 06:18
Replies: 26
Views: 17,174
Posted By Locked door

Itís worth noting no BA staff would have been...

Itís worth noting no BA staff would have been involved. After the plane is emptied of people (inc flight and cabin crew) it is moved to a remote stand for the day and then brought back in time for...
27th Jan 2022, 06:12
Replies: 26
Views: 17,174
Posted By Locked door

I very much doubt this happened in push back....

I very much doubt this happened in push back. Itís almost certainly a malfunction or error handling the air bridge.
20th Jan 2022, 18:36
Replies: 49
Views: 9,298
Posted By Locked door

A fine effort. This one didn't get much...

A fine effort.

This one didn't get much press coverage. UK to NZ unsupported in a Eurofox in 2019.

GBNZ ? GBNZ (http://gb-nz.com/)

Rightfully the winner of the 2019 Silver Medal of the...
Forum: Tech Log
11th Jan 2022, 16:06
Replies: 16
Views: 2,917
Posted By Locked door

You can fly raw data to CAT1 DA in CAVOK...

You can fly raw data to CAT1 DA in CAVOK conditions, you just donít look out the window until you get there.
Forum: Tech Log
11th Jan 2022, 11:05
Replies: 16
Views: 2,917
Posted By Locked door

My outfit also has weather minima for a raw data...

My outfit also has weather minima for a raw data approach, however unlike some others here I think practicing flying down to CAT1 DA is a good idea if the conditions are good (fatigue,...
Forum: Jet Blast
30th Dec 2021, 08:31
Replies: 55
Views: 9,559
Posted By Locked door

No, the resulting wave is predicted to cause...

No, the resulting wave is predicted to cause major damage and possible loss of life in places like Southend on Sea.

Thereís 1400 tons of TNT on board and oil and gas handling facilities nearby.
29th Dec 2021, 17:59
Replies: 66
Views: 23,897
Posted By Locked door

Most grasshoppers donít have a mixture control...

Most grasshoppers donít have a mixture control (dependent on carb fit) and starting is via hand swinging the prop unless you can dive fast enough to spin it up.
28th Dec 2021, 10:22
Replies: 18
Views: 12,720
Posted By Locked door

If you look at the top right of the screen you...

If you look at the top right of the screen you can clearly see the impact point.

It does highlight that SLOP and ensuring youíre on a different offset to aircraft nearby is a really really good...
26th Dec 2021, 11:08
Replies: 53
Views: 23,259
Posted By Locked door

The ďclear to pressuriseĒ is more about the...

The ďclear to pressuriseĒ is more about the sudden movement of parts of the aircraft than about leaks.

Before you are cleared to pressurise all flight controls will be checked clear of...
Forum: Jet Blast
19th Dec 2021, 18:24
Replies: 44
Views: 4,455
Posted By Locked door

Six years in to plug in hybrid ownership, an A3...

Six years in to plug in hybrid ownership, an A3 Etron, we get over 1000 miles from each 37 litre tank. The trip computer is currently showing 180+mpg.

It only has a twenty mile range on battery...
Forum: Tech Log
7th Dec 2021, 14:09
Replies: 64
Views: 9,728
Posted By Locked door

Boeingdriver99 What have either of those...

Boeingdriver99

What have either of those events got to do with monitored approaches? Please try to stick to a reasoned debate not unnecessary mud slinging.

Every airline has had incidents, the...
Forum: Tech Log
7th Dec 2021, 07:59
Replies: 64
Views: 9,728
Posted By Locked door

Just for the avoidance of confusion, for an...

Just for the avoidance of confusion, for an autoland the Captain is P1 and takes control at 1000 radio and looks out, the F/O remains on instruments throughout.

For a manual landing either pilot...
Forum: Tech Log
6th Dec 2021, 20:40
Replies: 26
Views: 5,513
Posted By Locked door

IIRC there are a couple of MSNís where APU start...

IIRC there are a couple of MSNís where APU start is not recommended after loss of AC power (inc emer elec config). They are few and far between, I think we have one of them. That might be part of his...
Forum: Tech Log
6th Dec 2021, 20:12
Replies: 64
Views: 9,728
Posted By Locked door

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/...

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/271x186/image_0025dcd43bcc87d4a5d0cf980d3867a7bbb12557.png

Try quickly saying the colours not the words. It takes up to three seconds to change a...
Forum: Tech Log
20th Nov 2021, 12:03
Replies: 6
Views: 1,217
Posted By Locked door

I donít have the FCOM any more but on our...

I donít have the FCOM any more but on our aircraft the satcom was reliant on the L IRU. We always used to send the flight summary before switching its IRUís off although as Wiggy says it would only...
Forum: Tech Log
20th Nov 2021, 11:43
Replies: 49
Views: 12,635
Posted By Locked door

Good question, it would depend on how much fuel...

Good question, it would depend on how much fuel was in the tank.

You donít gain anything in the way of ancillary systems by keeping the engine running though, you still have the increased fuel...
Forum: Tech Log
19th Nov 2021, 08:40
Replies: 49
Views: 12,635
Posted By Locked door

I remember one 744 shutting down an engine across...

I remember one 744 shutting down an engine across the Atlantic and after exiting the track, descending and subsequently being cleared to rejoin the track at a lower level, a voice piped up on 123.45...
Forum: Tech Log
18th Nov 2021, 14:04
Replies: 10
Views: 2,519
Posted By Locked door

Also during start strong tailwinds put a huge...

Also during start strong tailwinds put a huge strain on the starter motor, hence lots of engines have a tailwind start limit.
Forum: Tech Log
17th Nov 2021, 09:56
Replies: 49
Views: 12,635
Posted By Locked door

Incorrect. Some aeroplanes have four engines so...

Incorrect. Some aeroplanes have four engines so they can continue on three.
Forum: Tech Log
17th Nov 2021, 08:01
Replies: 49
Views: 12,635
Posted By Locked door

Blind Pew, so many inaccuracies and assumptions...

Blind Pew, so many inaccuracies and assumptions it’s difficult to know where to begin.

The 744 was designed by Boeing to be able to continue to destination OEI if certain criteria are met. The FAA...
Forum: Tech Log
16th Nov 2021, 10:23
Replies: 49
Views: 12,635
Posted By Locked door

FWIW I’ve contemplated something similar for an...

FWIW I’ve contemplated something similar for an oil leak coming back from Sao Paolo. The plan was to shut the engine down once the oil reached a certain level allowing for a restart in the descent to...
Forum: Tech Log
15th Nov 2021, 17:27
Replies: 49
Views: 12,635
Posted By Locked door

As was pointed out during my conversion course, a...

As was pointed out during my conversion course, a 744 on three engines has more redundancy than a 777 on two engines.

Still cat3b no DH, 4x hyd systems, one gen out (three remaining), three...
Forum: Tech Log
15th Nov 2021, 16:54
Replies: 49
Views: 12,635
Posted By Locked door

blind pew Engine windmill criteria? Twelve...

blind pew

Engine windmill criteria? Twelve years on the 744, never heard of that one.

Categorically, there was no such limitation on RR 744’s.
4th Nov 2021, 19:35
Replies: 65
Views: 21,374
Posted By Locked door

Hi Rich, Stalling an aeroplane has nothing...

Hi Rich,

Stalling an aeroplane has nothing to do with the engines, you can stall an aeroplane with all engines at full power.

The word stall is used to describe the situation when the angle of...
4th Nov 2021, 08:11
Replies: 283
Views: 206,792
Posted By Locked door

The evidence suggests these guys didnít perform a...

The evidence suggests these guys didnít perform a controlled ditching with minimum energy, they crashed into the sea while trying to make it to an airfield. They were so, so lucky to survive, had...
27th Oct 2021, 11:41
Replies: 48
Views: 23,884
Posted By Locked door

Ref continuing the climb, the SFF checklist may...

Ref continuing the climb, the SFF checklist may well fix the problem, if you come steaming down while running the checklist and subsequently fix the issue youíll need to divert due to lack of fuel...
Forum: Tech Log
27th Oct 2021, 01:11
Replies: 49
Views: 8,974
Posted By Locked door

All aircraft are different. Fly the output...

All aircraft are different.

Fly the output (ie make it do what you want).

Some types need opposite aileron, others donít. Except in a stall turn, then they all do.

(standing by for...
27th Oct 2021, 01:04
Replies: 48
Views: 23,884
Posted By Locked door

The crew went on O2 because of the quality of the...

The crew went on O2 because of the quality of the air in the cabin, not because of the pressure. ďGetting downĒ is irrelevant, the cabin altitude was always below 10,000ft.

Presumably they donned...
17th Oct 2021, 08:29
Replies: 59
Views: 34,806
Posted By Locked door

Three unrelated gear events in a week seems...

Three unrelated gear events in a week seems unlikely, thereís probably a root cause.

I remember many years ago the Monday morning PIA 777 in MAN had a brake fire on each arrival, to the point...
20th Sep 2021, 18:20
Replies: 6
Views: 1,425
Posted By Locked door

A correctly flown RA will create 500ft separation...

A correctly flown RA will create 500ft separation from the intruder, the idea being it doesn’t create an RA for the next aircraft. This of course assumes both started in level flight, if an intruder...
11th Sep 2021, 08:25
Replies: 283
Views: 206,792
Posted By Locked door

If they ditched at 115 knots why has the fuselage...

If they ditched at 115 knots why has the fuselage broken up into three pieces?

Imagine if the Hudson aircraft had done that. Seems to me that the 737 has significant weak spots in the design, the...
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