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3rd Nov 2019, 22:57
Replies: 90
Views: 46,492
Posted By switch_on_lofty

Aside from looking forward to the potential pat...

Aside from looking forward to the potential pat down at a couple of Swedish airports; my favourite security staff work at a large Bavarian airport. Got a drink with you? No problem just put it in the...
23rd Sep 2019, 23:36
Replies: 3,927
Views: 3,447,388
Posted By switch_on_lofty

No I do accept that and agree with all above. I...

No I do accept that and agree with all above.
I don't blame pilot training.
There still isn't an AoA input to Attitude or Thrust though. Which is what I said in my first post.
And specifically...
23rd Sep 2019, 23:19
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Views: 3,447,388
Posted By switch_on_lofty

Well (obviously) you can't control attitude if...

Well (obviously) you can't control attitude if it's not controllable.
My point was that AoA is not an input into attitude or thrust therefore not required to fly using those settings.
If there is a...
23rd Sep 2019, 16:48
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Views: 3,447,388
Posted By switch_on_lofty

You don't need AoA to fly thrust and attitude. ...

You don't need AoA to fly thrust and attitude.
Technical correction not aimed at the wider arguments.
23rd Sep 2019, 14:04
Replies: 184
Views: 280,022
Posted By switch_on_lofty

My metaphorical money's on easyJet to pickup a...

My metaphorical money's on easyJet to pickup a lot of the lost capacity.
Glut of UK airbus crew and impending relaunch of easyJet holidays apparently.
Very sad about tcx and all their staff.
14th Aug 2019, 15:30
Replies: 35
Views: 10,416
Posted By switch_on_lofty

Probably wouldn't need to explain that cutting...

Probably wouldn't need to explain that cutting the engine at the start of an auto go around on a single engine aircraft wasn't a good idea though. Each to their own!
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14th Aug 2019, 14:14
Replies: 2,068
Views: 2,556,841
Posted By switch_on_lofty

AAIB second special report published ...

AAIB second special report published
https://www.gov.uk/aaib-reports/aaib-special-bulletin-s2-2019-on-piper-pa-46-310p-malibu-n264db
Sala's blood contained Carbon Monoxide at over 50%, which is...
8th Aug 2019, 18:04
Replies: 23
Views: 5,017
Posted By switch_on_lofty

Slightly surprised people think that because...

Slightly surprised people think that because France is in mainland Europe it doesn't need CH-47. Or was that tongue in cheek? By the same logic we haven't needed them since the Chunnel was...
2nd Apr 2019, 15:46
Replies: 3
Views: 2,221
Posted By switch_on_lofty

The 75 is being phased out and replaced with the...

The 75 is being phased out and replaced with the 73 Max (!).
Not sure on 76 but with 78 in serciss I think it does a mix of short and long haul.
2nd Apr 2019, 15:35
Replies: 15
Views: 3,938
Posted By switch_on_lofty

Slight thread drift to plug your novel!!! I'm...

Slight thread drift to plug your novel!!!
I'm pretty sure that everyone in aviation and this forum is aware that there are women in it.
Not so the general population perhaps, but then people who...
22nd Mar 2019, 23:57
Replies: 93
Views: 64,346
Posted By switch_on_lofty

737 lacks the range to operate with the Aussies...

737 lacks the range to operate with the Aussies closely regardless of capability!
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Forum: Rotorheads
19th Mar 2019, 21:39
Replies: 9
Views: 2,165
Posted By switch_on_lofty

Don't know but there is a long thread in rumours...

Don't know but there is a long thread in rumours and news about this. Seeing as we're asking for an extension from the EU today you may have more time. Good luck!
edited for autocorrect
17th Feb 2019, 17:18
Replies: 86
Views: 130,840
Posted By switch_on_lofty

Almost definitely mid-month? Not in the months...

Almost definitely mid-month?
Not in the months I worked there. It was the last working day of the month.
15th Feb 2019, 19:31
Replies: 26
Views: 5,319
Posted By switch_on_lofty

Rules on this change often. To get an idea have a...

Rules on this change often. To get an idea have a look at the afprb report which had PA spine details.
Key difference is that all PA pay is pensionable and you are "stuck" in flying jobs. Which...
Forum: Rotorheads
31st Dec 2018, 09:03
Replies: 10
Views: 3,681
Posted By switch_on_lofty

Airport manager says in the video that the TR was...

Airport manager says in the video that the TR was "impaired". Eye witness states helicopter spinning which correlates.
No apparent rotational witness marks on fairway but given both above I...
21st Dec 2018, 11:23
Replies: 1,178
Views: 694,646
Posted By switch_on_lofty

3 years ago police cuts removed 50 specialist...

3 years ago police cuts removed 50 specialist officers from airport flightpath protection. Originally deployed to counter the perceived terrorist manpad threat, would have been useful to instead...
3rd Dec 2018, 19:59
Replies: 2
Views: 1,694
Posted By switch_on_lofty

I did my cpl exam with a former Polish Mig 17&21...

I did my cpl exam with a former Polish Mig 17&21 pilot a couple of years ago. If you have a personal letter i could pass it on through an acquaintance if that's helpful.
15th Nov 2018, 19:36
Replies: 13
Views: 3,846
Posted By switch_on_lofty

Regardless of the rules regarding ACM, the UK low...

Regardless of the rules regarding ACM, the UK low fly system prohibits low flying over built up areas below 1000' for RW. 2000' for fw over 5700kg rings a bell.
Forum: Rotorheads
12th Nov 2018, 15:40
Replies: 26
Views: 3,382
Posted By switch_on_lofty

So reading the lines and a little in-between: ...

So reading the lines and a little in-between:
Bell 412 at high altitude has a Eng chip caution.
Pilot shuts down engine.
Power from one engine not enough to maintain altitude.
Aircraft crashes....
Forum: Rotorheads
2nd Nov 2018, 15:20
Replies: 35
Views: 12,542
Posted By switch_on_lofty

Flexshaft, basically no. The ME avoid curve...

Flexshaft, basically no.
The ME avoid curve is derived from the H/V combination where a safe landing is not assured after losing one engine. I.e going from AEO to OEI. Nothing to do with...
Forum: Rotorheads
1st Nov 2018, 19:46
Replies: 26
Views: 3,382
Posted By switch_on_lofty

If you've calculated that the best oei rate of...

If you've calculated that the best oei rate of climb was -200'/min in the circumstances of the engine shutdown then it was not possible to level flight at any speed at this altitude. I.e the...
18th Sep 2018, 16:50
Replies: 2
Views: 1,105
Posted By switch_on_lofty

You could see them, so they were cociss. 250'...

You could see them, so they were cociss. 250' rule not applicable to rw!
18th Sep 2018, 09:40
Replies: 46
Views: 8,664
Posted By switch_on_lofty

Whilst I love France and seeing jets wazzing...

Whilst I love France and seeing jets wazzing around...
Conversely there are things that a sim does better than the aircraft, par example;
Emergency training where the simulated emergency would be...
6th Aug 2018, 13:15
Replies: 101
Views: 23,698
Posted By switch_on_lofty

Surprised at the "no hovering over lever"...

Surprised at the "no hovering over lever" comments, seems like loss of pride more than anything. Often it's a helpful reminder. Also don't agree that the only reason there are 2 pilots is in case one...
16th Jun 2018, 17:03
Replies: 2
Views: 5,335
Posted By switch_on_lofty

6 times round the hold before landing, possibly...

6 times round the hold before landing, possibly to let others land? Or get down to ldg weight?
Turkish flight diverted to Dublin, not too handy for pax onward travel!
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