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15th Oct 2021, 09:34
Replies: 78
Views: 24,504
Posted By FullWings

I do hope that the investigations don’t stop at...

I do hope that the investigations don’t stop at Forkner. It’s easier to say you’ve found the rogue pilot/engineer and pile in but we all know it was a huge corporate failing involving many, many...
Forum: Tech Log
8th Oct 2021, 07:28
Replies: 18
Views: 2,434
Posted By FullWings

mustafagander I think that’s probably the...

mustafagander

I think that’s probably the best answer. You’ll be climbing at not far off the same rate but reducing the distance = time = fuel for the entire flight.

Running the numbers at...
Forum: Tech Log
7th Oct 2021, 21:21
Replies: 18
Views: 2,434
Posted By FullWings

Do a 90deg turn the other way? I’ll show...

Do a 90deg turn the other way?

I’ll show myself out...
5th Oct 2021, 11:25
Replies: 216
Views: 37,447
Posted By FullWings

Fascinating thread. Iíve flown a lot of...

Fascinating thread.

Iíve flown a lot of gliders, but the best handling for me was the untipped LS7, which was delicate, responsive and lived and died by AoA. As far as light aircraft, you can do...
28th Sep 2021, 16:55
Replies: 30
Views: 9,800
Posted By FullWings

Itís interesting that this kind of approach often...

Itís interesting that this kind of approach often leads to a landing half way down the runway (or several landings...)

First use of ďtractrixĒ that Iíve seen on PPRuNe. Congratulations!
Forum: Tech Log
20th Sep 2021, 17:40
Replies: 20
Views: 3,458
Posted By FullWings

The interesting thing about the fire warnings is...

The interesting thing about the fire warnings is that they did not occur at the time of the engine failure but some time afterwards. In the Manchester accident, it was ~10s later and they were...
Forum: Tech Log
19th Sep 2021, 19:51
Replies: 20
Views: 3,458
Posted By FullWings

Also, if you donít override the AB system during...

Also, if you donít override the AB system during deceleration, AFAIK maximum brake pressure will continue to be applied even after you have come to a halt, having the same effect as a set PB. The...
Forum: Tech Log
18th Sep 2021, 19:50
Replies: 20
Views: 3,458
Posted By FullWings

Iíve always scratched my head a bit at that one:...

Iíve always scratched my head a bit at that one: if the engines are running, then unless you are on the brakes or set the parking brake, which really amounts to the same thing, the aircraft might set...
9th Sep 2021, 15:16
Replies: 12
Views: 2,897
Posted By FullWings

OVC001 in real weather is often not like OVC001...

OVC001 in real weather is often not like OVC001 in the sim, especially when youíve got bits of weather coming in from the sea. You might get enough of a visual reference at 2-300í with a good...
5th Sep 2021, 08:46
Replies: 237
Views: 63,748
Posted By FullWings

I have no doubt that fully autonomous passenger...

I have no doubt that fully autonomous passenger aircraft will be a reality at some time in the future. However, anything involving AI is going to need a fundamental re-think of all the certification...
Forum: Jet Blast
19th Aug 2021, 11:52
Replies: 55
Views: 2,526
Posted By FullWings

2000T sounds like a lot but thatís only 20 runs...

2000T sounds like a lot but thatís only 20 runs with Starship, possibly significantly less as they increase the cargo capacity. Also, thereís the possibility of adding to the array as-and-when. Given...
Forum: Tech Log
19th Aug 2021, 10:46
Replies: 18
Views: 2,879
Posted By FullWings

giord As others have laid out, it depends...

giord

As others have laid out, it depends very much on the depth of the analysis your company performance department has done. For us, we get options out to where you’ve made MSA and can...
Forum: Tech Log
17th Aug 2021, 17:18
Replies: 18
Views: 2,879
Posted By FullWings

It comes back to what did you brief for in the...

It comes back to what did you brief for in the event of power loss? It would seem sensible to follow what youíd planned in a time of low workload, unless there was a really good reason not to...

...
16th Aug 2021, 06:53
Replies: 63
Views: 53,151
Posted By FullWings

It may be that there is not much in the way of...

It may be that there is not much in the way of ATC left...
10th Aug 2021, 20:03
Replies: 107
Views: 108,417
Posted By FullWings

That was a truly nasty set of failures. Top marks...

That was a truly nasty set of failures. Top marks to the pilots for what looks like excellent CRM leading to a successful outcome.
Forum: Tech Log
9th Aug 2021, 10:19
Replies: 22
Views: 3,296
Posted By FullWings

I asked the same question of our Training...

I asked the same question of our Training Standards guys some time ago and got a very similar answer.

Practically, it does mean that if someone is still descending above you when you are <1,000í,...
Forum: Jet Blast
27th Jul 2021, 07:31
Replies: 98
Views: 6,316
Posted By FullWings

That would be pretty much everybody as women were...

That would be pretty much everybody as women were effectively enslaved in most societies until not that long ago. Still is the case in some places.

Anyway, what has that got to do with the subject...
25th Jul 2021, 08:07
Replies: 51
Views: 18,130
Posted By FullWings

Iíve done it from a GA. Strong tailwind on the...

Iíve done it from a GA. Strong tailwind on the approach, so had the gear out with an intermediate flap setting. ATC told us to break off at about 2,500í so gentle climb back up to the MAA of 3,000í....
Forum: Tech Log
19th Jul 2021, 07:57
Replies: 41
Views: 9,661
Posted By FullWings

But, if you’re following the FDs, that means...

But, if you’re following the FDs, that means you’ve taken the autopilot out! No wonder you’re having problems! Scary stuff... :ooh:

In my outfit, we do a lot more AP out FD off visual stuff in...
Forum: Tech Log
13th Jul 2021, 08:06
Replies: 13
Views: 2,400
Posted By FullWings

No SOP where I am but I turn the lights on, and...

No SOP where I am but I turn the lights on, and based on whether the view outside looks better or worse, either leave them on or turn them off again. I would be wary of ground operations in LVPs with...
9th Jul 2021, 18:21
Replies: 23
Views: 2,013
Posted By FullWings

As a GA and professional pilot, I think...

As a GA and professional pilot, I think widespread use of drones of all shapes and sizes is inevitable. I also think that routing and collision avoidance will be sorted out to the satisfaction of...
Forum: Jet Blast
9th Jul 2021, 18:03
Replies: 29
Views: 2,395
Posted By FullWings

Having tasted a fair amount of English sparkling...

Having tasted a fair amount of English sparkling wine recently, I would say the ones I tried were at least the equal of high-end Champagne. That said, so was the price!
Forum: Tech Log
4th Jul 2021, 12:55
Replies: 70
Views: 12,113
Posted By FullWings

It can be quite a reach to get to the TO/GA...

It can be quite a reach to get to the TO/GA switch if the thrust lever is already well advanced, especially if youíre going over the top of the retarded one. Also easy to think youíve pressed it but...
Forum: Jet Blast
2nd Jul 2021, 08:15
Replies: 17
Views: 2,298
Posted By FullWings

Itís not a problem from an energy point of view...

Itís not a problem from an energy point of view as you are transferring momentum between the ground and the air. Itís akin to extracting energy from a shear layer: you have the prop connected to the...
Forum: Tech Log
28th Jun 2021, 08:55
Replies: 18
Views: 2,639
Posted By FullWings

I think there are some airfields in places like...

I think there are some airfields in places like Tibet in the 14-15,000í altitude range that take jets. That must be interesting in terms of SOPs and pressurisation. I presume they must be modded to...
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