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6th Apr 2021, 04:15
Replies: 17
Views: 14,994
Posted By George Glass

Where I work the flight plan is downloaded direct...

Where I work the flight plan is downloaded direct to the FMC via ACARS and checked against the route sent to my iPad.
Flight Dispatch might be the real problem ?
30th Mar 2021, 07:14
Replies: 73
Views: 17,963
Posted By George Glass

My experience of young women (my daughters) today...

My experience of young women (my daughters) today is that if you tell them they cant do something you better be able to duck and cover.
You go girl.
28th Mar 2021, 08:03
Replies: 32
Views: 8,859
Posted By George Glass

Check out “Helicopter Underwater Escape...

Check out “Helicopter Underwater Escape Training”
Scary stuff.
27th Mar 2021, 05:35
Replies: 102
Views: 23,150
Posted By George Glass

George Orwell would be proud..........

George Orwell would be proud..........
25th Mar 2021, 10:13
Replies: 102
Views: 23,150
Posted By George Glass

“The ladies I fly with are all indistinguishable...

“The ladies I fly with are all indistinguishable from their male colleagues as far as flying goes.
More importantly ALL of them are against a quota for women in ANY field.”

Agree.
Where I work...
Forum: Tech Log
20th Mar 2021, 23:12
Replies: 53
Views: 14,688
Posted By George Glass

The NG only has a useful endurance of around 6...

The NG only has a useful endurance of around 6 hours.
The ETOPS sector of 99% of flights is usually short.
There is no need for more redundancy.
Running the APU during the ETOPS sector is enough....
Forum: Tech Log
20th Mar 2021, 07:54
Replies: 53
Views: 14,688
Posted By George Glass

BS Name one. I have flown many...

BS

Name one.

I have flown many thousands of hours on the NG and never heard of one.
The NG has one of the simplest and most robust electrical systems there is.
I’ve been hit several times by...
19th Mar 2021, 06:23
Replies: 48
Views: 12,697
Posted By George Glass

The mob I work for used to do Perth - Jakarta...

The mob I work for used to do Perth - Jakarta return , 2 crew , B737NG ,back of the clock , departing late evening , landing at dawn. They gave it up after too many ASIRs and too much sick leave....
19th Mar 2021, 05:43
Replies: 48
Views: 12,697
Posted By George Glass

I was thinking more of the crew. Flying the...

I was thinking more of the crew.
Flying the B737NG Brisbane Perth in winter was my absolute limit.
Thats 1951nm.
Hope its got a crew rest.
19th Mar 2021, 04:11
Replies: 48
Views: 12,697
Posted By George Glass

4700nm in a narrow body ??? Good grief. Time...

4700nm in a narrow body ???
Good grief.
Time to retire.
18th Mar 2021, 06:33
Replies: 28
Views: 8,622
Posted By George Glass

Crikey, I always thought having an airforce...

Crikey,

I always thought having an airforce was about fighting and winning a war.

Hope you guys don’t get into a hot one.
16th Mar 2021, 08:08
Replies: 48
Views: 12,697
Posted By George Glass

And suddenly , without any prompting , a poster...

And suddenly , without any prompting , a poster outs themselves as knowing nothing.
15th Mar 2021, 06:44
Replies: 43
Views: 10,606
Posted By George Glass

When the sh#t hits the fan on a dark and stormy...

When the sh#t hits the fan on a dark and stormy night and the bloke in the right hand seat has 200 hours TT its single pilot IFR if your in the left hand seat. Been there. I don’t know how the...
15th Mar 2021, 00:58
Replies: 43
Views: 10,606
Posted By George Glass

There are QF A380 Captains driving buses. There...

There are QF A380 Captains driving buses. There are displaced A380 F/Os and Second officers that will be rehired before any new hires.There are B747 pilots yet to go through the QF reduction in...
14th Mar 2021, 04:22
Replies: 43
Views: 10,606
Posted By George Glass

Hello ? Reality calling. DO NOT listen to...

Hello ?
Reality calling.

DO NOT listen to academics or flying school spruikers.
QF has had most crew stood down for a year. Domestic is slowly coming back but can fall back into the crater as...
26th Feb 2021, 07:11
Replies: 127
Views: 45,485
Posted By George Glass

You are going to have to do what we all did 40...

You are going to have to do what we all did 40 years ago.
Get what ever job you can in GA , in PNG or flying for some mining company AND GET SOME EXPERIENCE.
Cadetship schemes like to get pupils...
22nd Feb 2021, 05:08
Replies: 848
Views: 863,823
Posted By George Glass

If you sit in the command seat of a B737 and...

If you sit in the command seat of a B737 and watch
- a thrust lever split
- the autopilot rolling on aileron
-the trim wheel in motion
-asymmetric engine indications
-asymmetric rudder pedals...
Forum: Jet Blast
16th Feb 2021, 05:05
Replies: 163
Views: 20,855
Posted By George Glass

It seems that these sort of decisions are made by...

It seems that these sort of decisions are made by accountants / politicians / activists etc. all of whom will be separated in time from the consequences of their action.
But almost never engineers....
13th Feb 2021, 07:40
Replies: 848
Views: 863,823
Posted By George Glass

I always thought that on the B737 Boeing kept the...

I always thought that on the B737 Boeing kept the big clunky control column , clattering trim wheel and oversized moving throttles for a reason.
That is that you don’t need a warning system. Its in...
6th Feb 2021, 05:05
Replies: 2,529
Views: 994,866
Posted By George Glass

Yeah , but show me where he’s wrong .

Yeah , but show me where he’s wrong .
29th Jan 2021, 01:40
Replies: 130
Views: 43,619
Posted By George Glass

Stuka You’re making it up. Spot the...

Stuka

You’re making it up.
Spot the Flight Sim. driver.
td is correct.
Put up the numbers or shut up.
Oh , but thats right , they don’t exist.
28th Jan 2021, 11:02
Replies: 130
Views: 43,619
Posted By George Glass

Excrab , great post. ( Not being sarcastic! ) I...

Excrab , great post. ( Not being sarcastic! )
I have been to Kathmandu ( and Lukla ! )
I feel your pain.
But its your job.
That’s what you’re paid for.
When you do your flight planning ,...
28th Jan 2021, 05:42
Replies: 130
Views: 43,619
Posted By George Glass

Some posters need to have a bit of a chat with...

Some posters need to have a bit of a chat with their Check Captain about this issue at their next License Renewal sim. session.
Of course if ,in fact , they ever do one............
26th Jan 2021, 21:38
Replies: 130
Views: 43,619
Posted By George Glass

Maybe the mob I work for is an exception but...

Maybe the mob I work for is an exception but startle events like a master caution approaching V1 is routinely trained in the simulator.
As is removing your hand from the thrust levers at V1.
Not...
26th Jan 2021, 11:45
Replies: 130
Views: 43,619
Posted By George Glass

Extract from QRH; “Rejected Takeoff The...

Extract from QRH;

“Rejected Takeoff
The Captain has the sole responsibility for the decision to reject the takeoff. The decision must be made in time to start the rejected takeoff manoeuvre by...
22nd Jan 2021, 02:48
Replies: 848
Views: 863,823
Posted By George Glass

The autothrottle theory has a 99.9% probability...

The autothrottle theory has a 99.9% probability of being BS.
If the authorities are seriously considering it , well.............
Boeing autothrottles do not fail to idle in climb.
You can dispatch...
19th Jan 2021, 07:43
Replies: 150
Views: 42,729
Posted By George Glass

J3 You have a smug contempt , but you cant...

J3

You have a smug contempt , but you cant help watching can you ?

How about making a contribution.

Or do you not have anything to really say ?
19th Jan 2021, 03:56
Replies: 150
Views: 42,729
Posted By George Glass

Lol j3pipercub ..... 1370 posts. Echo...

Lol

j3pipercub ..... 1370 posts.

Echo chamber ?

Lol
18th Jan 2021, 02:31
Replies: 150
Views: 42,729
Posted By George Glass

an.other Wow ! Where did you ever get...

an.other

Wow !

Where did you ever get the idea that the Australian Government has the obligation to extract you from an unfavourable position you entered into of your own free will ?

Or that...
16th Jan 2021, 02:45
Replies: 12
Views: 2,755
Posted By George Glass

About time. Wonder when the shoe is going to...

About time.

Wonder when the shoe is going to drop regarding the submarines...........
15th Jan 2021, 01:54
Replies: 848
Views: 863,823
Posted By George Glass

grizzled I don’t believe in conspiracy...

grizzled

I don’t believe in conspiracy theories.
I’m talking about basic competence.
Indonesia is the only place I’ve operated into were I decided to just assume bad thing were going to happen....
Forum: Tech Log
15th Jan 2021, 00:03
Replies: 114
Views: 20,472
Posted By George Glass

A B737 simulator instructor at a carrier I used...

A B737 simulator instructor at a carrier I used to work for used to do an exercise when we had some time left over.
He’d position us at about 7nm on final to a lit runway , at night , in flight...
Forum: Tech Log
14th Jan 2021, 22:02
Replies: 114
Views: 20,472
Posted By George Glass

Is it ? Last time looked the link wasn’t...

Is it ?
Last time looked the link wasn’t there.

For those that are wondering I have personally experienced an “ Airspeed Unreliable” event in flight.
After the initial “what the f#ck “ moment...
Forum: Tech Log
14th Jan 2021, 11:46
Replies: 114
Views: 20,472
Posted By George Glass

Yup. Initial failure of Angle of Attack...

Yup.

Initial failure of Angle of Attack sensor leads to NNC “Airspeed Unreliable.”

Continued motion of Stab Trim leads to NNC “ Runaway Stabilizer.”

Challenging, but doable. Fly thrust and...
Forum: Tech Log
14th Jan 2021, 07:09
Replies: 114
Views: 20,472
Posted By George Glass

I think this has all been done to death on other...

I think this has all been done to death on other threads but it is worth reiterating the simple facts.

- MCAS was created to meet certification requirements of control column pitch force at the...
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