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Forum: Tech Log
6th Oct 2022, 16:38
Replies: 24
Views: 3,036
Posted By misd-agin

747-400 econ cruise speed?

Low cost index (25-30?), OPT ALT, no wind. Typical TOC weight. I'm guessing .84-.85.

767-200 was around .78, 767-300 was .79. Both advertised as .80 (marketing). 777-200 is high .82...
Forum: Tech Log
6th Dec 2020, 00:42
Replies: 11
Views: 1,932
Posted By misd-agin

Other U.S. carriers do the same. Need a HUD and...

Other U.S. carriers do the same. Need a HUD and the FAA approved training program. Fun stuff. Interesting. Interesting that at night the ramp lights make it really hard to see the airspeed (terminal...
Forum: Tech Log
6th Dec 2020, 00:40
Replies: 11
Views: 1,932
Posted By misd-agin

Landed in HPN (White Plains) back in 1979-1981....

Landed in HPN (White Plains) back in 1979-1981. Air Florida taxiing out....just the vertical stabilizer was visible. Ground fog from the lake just NW of the airport. Common early morning problem in...
27th Nov 2020, 12:44
Replies: 115
Views: 75,119
Posted By misd-agin

A decreasing headwind/increasing tailwind, or a...

A decreasing headwind/increasing tailwind, or a wind shear, is another possibility. Add that to the possible altitude capture and flap retraction retraction at the same time and automation can lag...
8th Nov 2020, 04:09
Replies: 34
Views: 17,506
Posted By misd-agin

Maybe the flu is lower so far this year because...

Maybe the flu is lower so far this year because masks work? Could it be that simple, or obvious?
Forum: Tech Log
7th Nov 2020, 13:56
Replies: 16
Views: 3,031
Posted By misd-agin

As Capt Fathom mentioned I've seen flight plans...

As Capt Fathom mentioned I've seen flight plans that climb, cruise for a couple of minutes (<10), and then descend. I've had some that literally touch the climb altitude and immediately start a...
Forum: Tech Log
29th Oct 2020, 19:21
Replies: 9
Views: 1,723
Posted By misd-agin

It's hard going from airliners to GA aircraft. On...

It's hard going from airliners to GA aircraft. On w/b aircraft the EWH is 25-30' vs GA's 5-7'. Here's a Boeing document that I found in a discussion about EWH -...
Forum: Tech Log
12th Oct 2020, 04:09
Replies: 27
Views: 14,171
Posted By misd-agin

1. As previous posters said - good luck learning...

1. As previous posters said - good luck learning this on the internet. You need to do it, make changes/corrections and observe the results, and try to understand what worked, didn't work, or could...
22nd Sep 2020, 23:54
Replies: 81
Views: 27,996
Posted By misd-agin

He moved the throttle while you were landing?...

He moved the throttle while you were landing? Where was your hand?? Was it on the throttle and he grabbed your hand?
Forum: Tech Log
1st Sep 2020, 03:14
Replies: 92
Views: 22,733
Posted By misd-agin

Both concepts work but the Airbus is steadier....

Both concepts work but the Airbus is steadier. Point and let go... auto thrust off to stop the ridiculous power up, power back, power up, power back....ad nauseum, and the plane just tracks towards...
17th Aug 2020, 20:51
Replies: 369
Views: 211,762
Posted By misd-agin

WHBM Six A320's in the last 2.5 years. Four...

WHBM

Six A320's in the last 2.5 years. Four vs six isn't a huge difference. Yes, it's 50%. No, it's not that significant as to avoid one airplane vs. another.
14th Aug 2020, 16:38
Replies: 369
Views: 211,762
Posted By misd-agin

George Glass You forgot to add - they're not...

George Glass
You forgot to add -
they're not civilian egotists'and they understand the fuel policy and don't run around making up outlandish scenarios'.
14th Aug 2020, 03:51
Replies: 23
Views: 21,751
Posted By misd-agin

It looks like the DHL might have even had the...

It looks like the DHL might have even had the left aileron down, inducing a right roll? That much rudder? There's a big rudder input at the 0:07 mark. Ugly, poor, flying. Can't blame the plane if...
14th Aug 2020, 03:26
Replies: 79
Views: 11,274
Posted By misd-agin

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Forum: Tech Log
8th Aug 2020, 05:06
Replies: 69
Views: 23,023
Posted By misd-agin

It is related to aircraft/engine type. Iíve seen...

It is related to aircraft/engine type. Iíve seen it in the MD-80, 727, 737-800, 757, 767, 777, A300, A320, A330.

Iím starting to think itís not the engines fault.
1st Aug 2020, 20:19
Replies: 66
Views: 42,333
Posted By misd-agin

donotdespisethesnake I'm not sure how good...

donotdespisethesnake

I'm not sure how good your eyes are but from behind the amount of orange that might be seen might be able to cover a bikini in Ibiza.
Forum: Tech Log
1st Aug 2020, 14:32
Replies: 69
Views: 23,023
Posted By misd-agin

Stowing reversers with N1's still spinning above...

Stowing reversers with N1's still spinning above idle N1 is probably the most common SOP shortcoming I see.
Forum: North America
1st Aug 2020, 14:29
Replies: 5
Views: 1,418
Posted By misd-agin

1996 revenue - $16 billion 2005 revenue - $11...

1996 revenue - $16 billion
2005 revenue - $11 billion
2019 revenue - $1.3 billion

$7.8 billion summer 2010. $1.8 billion summer 2012.

Stunning change.
27th Jul 2020, 18:43
Replies: 214
Views: 211,380
Posted By misd-agin

Friend flew F-15's. Beating up the pattern,...

Friend flew F-15's. Beating up the pattern, light, at the end of a sortie was fun. IMC? G/A in IMC? "I'd just retract the speedbrake and gear. That was enough performance to go-around and reduced the...
27th Jul 2020, 18:27
Replies: 214
Views: 211,380
Posted By misd-agin

AFAIR Airbus' speed brakes don't retract either....

AFAIR Airbus' speed brakes don't retract either. Instead it gives you and ECAM alert.

Why don't they? No idea. We'd have to be back to the later 1970's or early 1980's to ask why it was designed...
21st Jul 2020, 17:15
Replies: 214
Views: 211,380
Posted By misd-agin

The pitch up after clicking G/A is noticeable....

The pitch up after clicking G/A is noticeable. Seat of the pants sensations. Acceleration, positive G's, throttles advancing, engines spooling up (less obvious).

Vertigo issues come into...
11th Jun 2020, 20:17
Replies: 117
Views: 194,366
Posted By misd-agin

Push? More like easing on the back pressure while...

Push? More like easing on the back pressure while maintaining a positive pitch attitude. With a positive pitch attitude you can't land with the nose wheels touching down first. The guys that push...
4th Jun 2020, 21:47
Replies: 91
Views: 45,936
Posted By misd-agin

Oh, the dreaded engine out in the sim. Or the...

Oh, the dreaded engine out in the sim. Or the crosswind landing Terrifying. Except...it's not for real. Any of the sim racers crashing get hospitalized in any of their wrecks? Screw it up in the sim?...
4th Jun 2020, 03:45
Replies: 20
Views: 11,122
Posted By misd-agin

Access is very restrictive. But few things in...

Access is very restrictive. But few things in life are 100%.
3rd Jun 2020, 21:50
Replies: 20
Views: 11,122
Posted By misd-agin

There are procedures for exceptions in the U.S .

There are procedures for exceptions in the U.S
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3rd Jun 2020, 14:40
Replies: 20
Views: 11,122
Posted By misd-agin

He's listed by his given name. Most people don't...

He's listed by his given name. Most people don't know that so he shows up and they don't know it's him until they see him. Obviously that's becoming better known among the agents. Crandall lived in...
3rd Jun 2020, 02:21
Replies: 20
Views: 11,122
Posted By misd-agin

Parker doesn't pull rank and sit in first class ...

Parker doesn't pull rank and sit in first class by bumping pasengers nor does he bump passengers to get on a flight.
31st May 2020, 16:42
Replies: 1,673
Views: 2,878,101
Posted By misd-agin

Agreed. In the Caribbean we used to get handed...

Agreed. In the Caribbean we used to get handed off at FL280....60 miles from the airport, arriving from the NW and landing to the east. Full speed brakes and high speed until several thousand feet...
31st May 2020, 14:51
Replies: 91
Views: 45,936
Posted By misd-agin

Flocks - AB technique is the 'soft' G/A. Advance...

Flocks - AB technique is the 'soft' G/A. Advance to TOGA, verify TOGA guidance and power, then reduce to CLB power. Very similar to the Boeing's first TOGA push (2000 FPM???).

Full power TOGA at...
31st May 2020, 14:42
Replies: 91
Views: 45,936
Posted By misd-agin

I'd add "and KEEP your hand on the throttles." ...

I'd add "and KEEP your hand on the throttles." WIndshear directed go-around. I advanced the throttles and hit the TOGA buttons. I eased the pressure on the throttles and felt them trying to move...
30th May 2020, 18:17
Replies: 91
Views: 45,936
Posted By misd-agin

The value of having your hand on the throttles...

The value of having your hand on the throttles even when the A/T's are engaged. The BASIC crosscheck that we learned in Flying 101 still applies - aimpoint, airspeed, power. Repeat, repeat, repeat,...
26th May 2020, 18:34
Replies: 1,673
Views: 2,878,101
Posted By misd-agin

If you're high and fast 'gear is your friend"...

If you're high and fast 'gear is your friend" when you're trying to manage your total energy from a 'too much' to a normal energy profile. Going 'downhill' at 210 kts, along with being high on the...
26th May 2020, 16:39
Replies: 4
Views: 7,236
Posted By misd-agin

Descending from FL400 to an airport 55 nm away is...

Descending from FL400 to an airport 55 nm away is a handful, even if they had to fly east of the airport to turn back to land on runway 29. Single pilot, human reaction to the stress of a...
26th May 2020, 15:59
Replies: 19
Views: 7,533
Posted By misd-agin

Flying isn't the hard part. It's the procedures...

Flying isn't the hard part. It's the procedures and SOP's that get rusty. I've been grounded several times for 2-4 months in the airline business. With experience it comes back quickly. Obviously...
23rd May 2020, 16:46
Replies: 59
Views: 22,079
Posted By misd-agin

I wonder if she transferred in from Hanover? My...

I wonder if she transferred in from Hanover? My father said they (PAA IGS 727) had a mechanical delay in Hanover so the single F/E went up to meet the very nice sounding ground controller. Afterwards...
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