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6th Sep 2015, 12:51
Replies: 129
Views: 50,768
Posted By bfisk

Bear in mind that the OECD template is exactly...

Bear in mind that the OECD template is exactly that - a template. Each sovereign country are free to make their own tax laws and enter into bi- or multilateral tax agreements. Many follow the OECD...
26th Aug 2015, 10:28
Replies: 9
Views: 4,580
Posted By bfisk

A deal was struck as part of the post-strike...

A deal was struck as part of the post-strike agreement, about a common seniority list within Europe, containing both the 787 and 737 operation, irrespective of agency or daughter-company employed. So...
19th Jan 2015, 09:58
Replies: 7
Views: 2,976
Posted By bfisk

No, your friend is incorrect. Indicated...

No, your friend is incorrect.

Indicated airspeed (IAS) +- instrument, position and calibration errors ---> Calibrated airspeed (CAS)
CAS +- density correction ---> True airspeed (TAS)
TAS +-...
Forum: Questions
2nd Nov 2013, 20:17
Replies: 7
Views: 2,458
Posted By bfisk

Also, VOR-to-VOR routes aren't really being used...

Also, VOR-to-VOR routes aren't really being used much anymore. Most enroute navigation today is done by RNAV - area navigation. Sometimes long direct routings are given, so there isn't usually that...
Forum: Tech Log
2nd Nov 2013, 19:55
Replies: 23
Views: 8,015
Posted By bfisk

Possibly what the OP might be thinking about is...

Possibly what the OP might be thinking about is why TORR and TODR increases with a wet runway.

On a balanced field, V1 is lowered to counter the increased stopping distance on a wet runway (your...
Forum: Tech Log
20th Aug 2013, 09:37
Replies: 12
Views: 2,412
Posted By bfisk

Rule of thumb for the 737-800 is about 800' pr...

Rule of thumb for the 737-800 is about 800' pr hour. So, if you are missing 300', you are looking at 20-25 minutes.

Before climbing above optimum, that for specific fuel consumption, you are...
Forum: Questions
2nd Aug 2013, 11:52
Replies: 22
Views: 3,683
Posted By bfisk

http://i39.tinypic.com/21lo9pv.jpg Move...

http://i39.tinypic.com/21lo9pv.jpg

Move along... :)
Forum: Questions
24th Jul 2013, 07:50
Replies: 6
Views: 1,615
Posted By bfisk

It depends. Occasionally we can fly an entire 4-5...

It depends. Occasionally we can fly an entire 4-5 hour flight from across Europe and not pass overhead a single planned waypoint (ie, each and every one is bypassed by a direct routing).

It varies...
Forum: Tech Log
23rd Jul 2013, 12:17
Replies: 3
Views: 1,279
Posted By bfisk

737NG - FMC input to determine TO thrust - (what faults will cause a split?)

Hello all.

I have a question regarding the 737-800 autothrottle thrust limit on takeoff, as computed by the FMC.

The other day, when entering takeoff performance data into the FMC, the AT...
Forum: Nordic Forum
21st Jul 2013, 18:13
Replies: 1
Views: 1,171
Posted By bfisk

Posthylle på norsk.

Posthylle på norsk.
Forum: Nordic Forum
28th Jun 2013, 10:02
Replies: 203
Views: 71,947
Posted By bfisk

If they are the same type that Norwegian is using...

If they are the same type that Norwegian is using (given that it's the same vendor), they are a variant of Raven's Progressive Matrices (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Raven's_Progressive_Matrices).
Forum: Tech Log
25th Jun 2013, 09:21
Replies: 69
Views: 26,291
Posted By bfisk

Another reason might have to do with preventing...

Another reason might have to do with preventing speed excursions. Flying at high speed (ie high cost index in a headwind), you'll be pretty near MMo. With rather large speed fluctuations and a...
Forum: Tech Log
9th Jun 2013, 17:34
Replies: 11
Views: 3,781
Posted By bfisk

This is assuming autobrake is used, and that...

This is assuming autobrake is used, and that braking action is not a problem...
Forum: Questions
5th Jun 2013, 21:54
Replies: 3
Views: 3,967
Posted By bfisk

This is sort of general, and not type specific: ...

This is sort of general, and not type specific:

Autobrakes typically give you a given deceleration rate, and are activated shortly after touchdown.

The pro is that you get braking immideately...
5th Jun 2013, 10:45
Replies: 48
Views: 8,775
Posted By bfisk

Please, please, look it up in the AFM/POH. No two...

Please, please, look it up in the AFM/POH. No two airplanes have the exact same reccomendations regarding crosswind.

Yes, you will find that some techniques are more universal than others, such...
Forum: Tech Log
24th May 2013, 23:49
Replies: 47
Views: 10,786
Posted By bfisk

A couple of things to note here: the 1,32 and...

A couple of things to note here: the 1,32 and 1,37 constants may be completely arbitary. The speed/drag curve I posted was something I found on a google search in order to illustrate the principles....
Forum: Tech Log
23rd May 2013, 11:39
Replies: 47
Views: 10,786
Posted By bfisk

Well, it is actually right, because Vmr (max...

Well, it is actually right, because Vmr (max range) is dependent on wind.

On the 737:
For Vmd (min drag, best endurance), use HOLD page to get holding speed. This is close to Vmd.
For Vmr (max...
Forum: Tech Log
22nd May 2013, 12:57
Replies: 19
Views: 3,401
Posted By bfisk

@FlightPathOBN: As you can see, the chart is for...

@FlightPathOBN: As you can see, the chart is for ILS or LOC.

The ILS has a DA/DH. The LOC has a MAPt and an MDA. There is nothing counterintuitive about this.

Most operators are required to fly...
Forum: Tech Log
22nd May 2013, 12:35
Replies: 47
Views: 10,786
Posted By bfisk

A common misunderstanding is that LRC gives you...

A common misunderstanding is that LRC gives you max range. It gives you exactly what is says - long range - but not max range.


-Max endurance speed is whatever you get with the lowest fuel flow....
Forum: Tech Log
20th May 2013, 22:36
Replies: 47
Views: 10,786
Posted By bfisk

For Boeing... Set cost index to 0 and fly ECON...

For Boeing... Set cost index to 0 and fly ECON speed.
Forum: Questions
20th May 2013, 09:14
Replies: 7
Views: 6,289
Posted By bfisk

Take a look at this link: Turbofan Engine...

Take a look at this link: Turbofan Engine Malfunction Recognition and Response (http://www.b737.org.uk/enginemalfunctions.htm)

It's quite general, quite a good read.
Forum: Tech Log
23rd Apr 2013, 21:05
Replies: 13
Views: 8,394
Posted By bfisk

Hello! I'm not on the Airbus, but on the...

Hello!

I'm not on the Airbus, but on the Boeing, but assuming basic aerodynamics are not much different, here are some pointers I've picked up. They may or may not be applicable to you.

1. The...
14th Apr 2013, 20:42
Replies: 68
Views: 8,757
Posted By bfisk

Some of the stuff I've read here now scares me...

Some of the stuff I've read here now scares me quite a bit to be honest, but I see where it's coming from. I did my initial training on 152s and 172s, later twins, later instruction, the turboprop,...
Forum: Nordic Forum
7th Mar 2013, 14:17
Replies: 187
Views: 94,330
Posted By bfisk

"too married for Bangkok" Epic....

"too married for Bangkok"

Epic. :ok:
5th Mar 2013, 15:10
Replies: 6
Views: 1,614
Posted By bfisk

As in every case, if you purchase separate...

As in every case, if you purchase separate tickets for your itinerary, make sure you have travel insurance that covers you in case of delays. Other than that, there is the inconvenience of probably...
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