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3rd Feb 2015, 14:52
Replies: 23
Views: 5,329
Posted By glendalegoon

Dear ORIGINAL POSTER: I would like you to...

Dear ORIGINAL POSTER:


I would like you to think about this. It might help you understand.


The VOR extends 360 roads. And you name the roads by the numbers/degrees.

The trouble is you...
3rd Feb 2015, 04:15
Replies: 26
Views: 3,170
Posted By glendalegoon

piper boy well, we use to call the first...

piper boy


well, we use to call the first one PYLON 8s...and one had to calculate a PIVOTAL ALtitude to make them work

8s around pylons were more like turns around a point...adjusting bank...
1st Feb 2015, 22:55
Replies: 3,924
Views: 3,791,095
Posted By glendalegoon

DEAR silverstrata A 737 will not fall out of...

DEAR silverstrata

A 737 will not fall out of the sky if you cut all the hydraulics to the rudder.

I have a small, laminated type card that says I know stuff about the 737.

YOUR KNOWLEDGE of...
1st Feb 2015, 21:43
Replies: 3,924
Views: 3,791,095
Posted By glendalegoon

silverstrata I really don't think you know...

silverstrata

I really don't think you know much about planes...esp the concept about disconnecting the hydraulics

well, in certain scenarios with the 737, that is exactly what you do, you turn...
1st Feb 2015, 02:08
Replies: 3,924
Views: 3,791,095
Posted By glendalegoon

XCitation I don't like pointing the finger...

XCitation

I don't like pointing the finger at a dead pilot. I really don't. I mentioned that with only dribs and drabs of data instead of actually having the CVR transcript and FDR data, we are...
1st Feb 2015, 01:08
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Posted By glendalegoon

OK...think about it x citation the article...

OK...think about it x citation

the article indicates the captain was out of his chair to futz with circuit breakers



IF there was a thunderstorm ahead and there was difficulty controlling...
1st Feb 2015, 00:07
Replies: 3,924
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Posted By glendalegoon

don't you guys get it? the guy was trying to...

don't you guys get it?

the guy was trying to fix something that should be fixed on the ground

limp home and get it fixed on the ground...don't futz with it in the sky

unless there is no hope...
31st Jan 2015, 20:57
Replies: 3,924
Views: 3,791,095
Posted By glendalegoon

Think about this. YOU have a computer fault...

Think about this.

YOU have a computer fault in a highly computerized plane...

do you continue towards a thunderstorm

or

turn around and stay in the clear while dealing with it, improving...
31st Jan 2015, 15:30
Replies: 3,924
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Posted By glendalegoon

hitech bringing in airbus to review written...

hitech

bringing in airbus to review written SOPs is a waste of time...you have to look underneath the rug, where the UNWRITTEN things are! Where the "wink and nod" things are.

IF I was a...
31st Jan 2015, 14:34
Replies: 3,924
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Posted By glendalegoon

I think we can all agree that if we were all...

I think we can all agree that if we were all privy to the actual CVR transcript and FDR data we could make a better guess on what really happened to AirAsia.


Press reports, citing people ''in...
29th Jan 2015, 23:17
Replies: 3,924
Views: 3,791,095
Posted By glendalegoon

Wow. And of course when you only partially...

Wow.

And of course when you only partially release information, you leave a number of interpretations of it:


1. They were screwing around with something to troubleshoot something that might...
29th Jan 2015, 02:53
Replies: 22
Views: 9,762
Posted By glendalegoon

I have never had bad dreams with melatonin...but...

I have never had bad dreams with melatonin...but then I have a clear conscience.d
29th Jan 2015, 01:01
Replies: 22
Views: 9,762
Posted By glendalegoon

melatonin

have you tried melatonin? solgar liquid 10 mg melatonin is awfully good, i t is an amino acid and take it 90 mins prior to sleep and you will have a good night's sleep

try it on your days off...
28th Jan 2015, 20:19
Replies: 3,924
Views: 3,791,095
Posted By glendalegoon

CNN reporting 2 airasia bodies found 600 miles away

cnn just reporting and will comment in minutes about finding 2 bodies 600 mies from crash site.
Forum: Tech Log
27th Jan 2015, 03:16
Replies: 9
Views: 4,976
Posted By glendalegoon

it also allows cooling air to help in preventing...

it also allows cooling air to help in preventing the bowed shaft

the garrett is a good engine...but real jets are even better!
27th Jan 2015, 02:33
Replies: 3,924
Views: 3,791,095
Posted By glendalegoon

maybe we just need hotter pitot tubes and vanes ...

maybe we just need hotter pitot tubes and vanes

oh, and even without GPS, if you are level at cruise power settings, there is a good chance you are making cruise indicated airspeed.

I want all...
Forum: Tech Log
27th Jan 2015, 02:27
Replies: 9
Views: 4,976
Posted By glendalegoon

I flew the garrett on a couple of planes, the MU2...

I flew the garrett on a couple of planes, the MU2 and the SW Metroliner

its been well over 26 years, so here goes on my fading memory.

During start, dwelling in a certain range is almost always...
26th Jan 2015, 22:45
Replies: 1,178
Views: 694,646
Posted By glendalegoon

Should PPRUNE have a dedicated Drone forum?

with a drone found on the white house lawn, maybe it is time to get serious?

drone home
Forum: North America
25th Jan 2015, 10:59
Replies: 34
Views: 22,652
Posted By glendalegoon

derfred....good for you!

derfred....good for you!
25th Jan 2015, 04:07
Replies: 3,924
Views: 3,791,095
Posted By glendalegoon

sop monkey I've never met anyone who was a...

sop monkey

I've never met anyone who was a ''natural pilot''. I've been called a natural pilot by some and I told them I had to study everything twice as much as most. I think the term ,...
Forum: North America
25th Jan 2015, 04:03
Replies: 34
Views: 22,652
Posted By glendalegoon

some Norad interceptors are part of the air...

some Norad interceptors are part of the air national guard of Massachusetts and Alaska.

NORAD also has a good band, the NORAD commanders.

But the media doesn't really have to be right on this. ...
24th Jan 2015, 01:24
Replies: 3,924
Views: 3,791,095
Posted By glendalegoon

aussiepax I understand what you are getting...

aussiepax

I understand what you are getting at, but, believe it or not, if you are in a spin, in some planes, the nose is already down.

so, instead of saying: pitch nose down...it would be...
Forum: Questions
23rd Jan 2015, 20:12
Replies: 9
Views: 3,626
Posted By glendalegoon

markerinbound I screwed up...early when I...

markerinbound


I screwed up...early when I wrote the first post...low rpm is selected to maximize the glide

I am wrong

will try to correct.
Forum: Questions
23rd Jan 2015, 12:52
Replies: 9
Views: 3,626
Posted By glendalegoon

hi I use to instruct, including in such...

hi

I use to instruct, including in such planes as the piper arrow (with constant speed prop).

part of the instruction of course was to demonstrate engine out landings, and the POH indicated ...
23rd Jan 2015, 04:06
Replies: 3,924
Views: 3,791,095
Posted By glendalegoon

phoeniks... you are not ancient...you are...

phoeniks...

you are not ancient...you are good.


about 25 years ago I started seeing people fly at max altitude close to T storms...I knew we were close on the margins you are talking about....
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