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28th Nov 2017, 01:13
Replies: 6
Views: 1,214
Posted By skkm

The Dash 8 has similar behaviour. When the...

The Dash 8 has similar behaviour. When the spoiler mode switch is in ‘flight’, spoilers extend when the throttles are below a threshold and weight on wheels, and thus would behave as you observed the...
27th Sep 2017, 15:01
Replies: 6
Views: 2,660
Posted By skkm

Macau has a few fairly messy ones.

Macau has a few fairly messy ones.
12th Sep 2017, 05:47
Replies: 15
Views: 4,144
Posted By skkm

Still nearly an hour shorter than PER-LHR...

Still nearly an hour shorter than PER-LHR...
10th Sep 2017, 01:51
Replies: 12
Views: 5,189
Posted By skkm

Having flown aircraft from AIAC previously, they...

Having flown aircraft from AIAC previously, they do not usually carry a handheld ELT, relying on the DA40’s factory installed unit.
Forum: Tech Log
28th Aug 2017, 02:27
Replies: 35
Views: 5,885
Posted By skkm

777, A/T use is "recommended during all phases of...

777, A/T use is "recommended during all phases of flight," including manual flight – but manual thrust is permitted.
Forum: Tech Log
17th Aug 2017, 15:27
Replies: 27
Views: 6,045
Posted By skkm

On my aircraft the assumed ADIRU drift if GPS is...

On my aircraft the assumed ADIRU drift if GPS is lost is 8 NM per hour. If you’re already on an RNAV approach when you lose GPS, it’s perfectly feasible to complete the approach before you get NAV...
21st Jul 2017, 19:22
Replies: 39
Views: 13,840
Posted By skkm

I don't think any -200LR have been delivered...

I don't think any -200LR have been delivered recently but I don't see why they couldn't be built if someone wanted.

The -200 length fuselage is still manufactured for the freighter, and the rest...
Forum: Tech Log
18th Jul 2017, 09:36
Replies: 6
Views: 1,514
Posted By skkm

I find my iPad clipped by the No. 2 window on the...

I find my iPad clipped by the No. 2 window on the 777 works okay – it does drop out intermittently though, and can take a very long time to acquire a signal to start with. Bluetooth receivers seem to...
18th Jul 2017, 09:26
Replies: 459
Views: 158,322
Posted By skkm

If someone is capable of substantially less...

If someone is capable of substantially less holding than everyone else, bump them up the queue?

Some hub carriers outside Australia provide their short-haul flights with extra holding fuel when...
18th Jul 2017, 05:56
Replies: 459
Views: 158,322
Posted By skkm

We worked out how much fuel we needed to carry...

We worked out how much fuel we needed to carry based on advisory traffic holding information and weather forecasts ten hours ago. If we turn up and due to some unexpected development in the...
2nd Jul 2017, 00:05
Replies: 275
Views: 118,614
Posted By skkm

At my company the EDTO planning certainly has a...

At my company the EDTO planning certainly has a specified speed – but there is absolutely no requirement to fly at that speed when diverting. EDTO is simply a planning and paperwork exercise that...
Forum: Tech Log
23rd Jun 2017, 04:05
Replies: 24
Views: 10,083
Posted By skkm

I don't know if this is a major consideration....

I don't know if this is a major consideration. There are plenty of coast watch/SAR Challengers and Gulfstreams out and about.
Forum: Tech Log
23rd Jun 2017, 03:56
Replies: 9
Views: 9,168
Posted By skkm

On the earlier 777 variants, like most other...

On the earlier 777 variants, like most other aircraft, when you rotate, all six wheels stay in contact with the ground, and so the aircraft rotates around a point essentially coincident with the...
22nd Jun 2017, 09:37
Replies: 35
Views: 16,739
Posted By skkm

B team isn't allowed to any more per new FCOM3...

B team isn't allowed to any more per new FCOM3 NP.120.2.
Forum: Questions
19th Jun 2017, 08:44
Replies: 9
Views: 1,812
Posted By skkm

It's my understanding that a new check does not...

It's my understanding that a new check does not invalidate an existing one - so you should be legal to continue right-seat duties until your last FO sim check expires?
11th Jun 2017, 00:57
Replies: 9
Views: 1,478
Posted By skkm

Oh, that IS new!

Oh, that IS new!
11th Jun 2017, 00:42
Replies: 9
Views: 1,478
Posted By skkm

They have been for years...?

They have been for years...?
Forum: Tech Log
10th Jun 2017, 01:11
Replies: 22
Views: 6,667
Posted By skkm

At my carrier, some of our -300ERs are certified...

At my carrier, some of our -300ERs are certified for Flap 25 autoland and others are not. None of our 200/300s are. Of course, as mentioned above, the non-certified ones still seem to manage it just...
Forum: Middle East
10th Jun 2017, 01:06
Replies: 204
Views: 233,035
Posted By skkm

It's about overflying the UAE to get to Qatar

It's about overflying the UAE to get to Qatar
Forum: Tech Log
2nd Jun 2017, 02:30
Replies: 25
Views: 14,618
Posted By skkm

As explained by the previous reply, by virtue of...

As explained by the previous reply, by virtue of the obvious geometry with the bogie flat on the ground and the nose airborne, toe down capability is a requirement (except the earlier described...
16th May 2017, 22:36
Replies: 38
Views: 5,360
Posted By skkm

I tried to single-engine taxi a Duchess once...

I tried to single-engine taxi a Duchess once after a starter motor failure. Couldn't do it.
Forum: Tech Log
12th May 2017, 14:04
Replies: 23
Views: 5,105
Posted By skkm

When a go-around is initiated, the FD will appear...

When a go-around is initiated, the FD will appear on both PFDs, regardless of the switch position. However, as soon as the first mode change occurs (LNAV or VNAV, most likely), the flight directors...
9th May 2017, 08:55
Replies: 22
Views: 16,539
Posted By skkm

Hong Kong requires one of the FOs to be "Relief...

Hong Kong requires one of the FOs to be "Relief Command Qualified."
1st May 2017, 05:17
Replies: 15
Views: 4,229
Posted By skkm

Or, of course, it could be weighted the other...

Or, of course, it could be weighted the other direction - i.e. the 20 year captain's inputs are multiplied in order to reflect his increased exposure to the staff travel system. That's how I...
Forum: Tech Log
27th Apr 2017, 06:13
Replies: 14
Views: 4,869
Posted By skkm

The only time we really use CLB/CON in the real...

The only time we really use CLB/CON in the real world, at my airline at least, is to set climb thrust prior to initial flap retraction, when kept slow by a SID restriction etc. Of course, this can...
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