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27th Mar 2015, 23:25
Replies: 105
Views: 35,991
Posted By 43Inches

Rex makes profit through economy of scale, a new...

Rex makes profit through economy of scale, a new start up with a Saab will probably have operating costs per seat 30% higher. Rex has an extremely good working relationships with Saab, GE and...
17th Jan 2015, 10:35
Replies: 38
Views: 11,245
Posted By 43Inches

Japan Air Commuter has SAAB 340 with a row 12, 3...

Japan Air Commuter has SAAB 340 with a row 12, 3 seats in an alcove where the rear toilet usually goes, galley reduced and toilet moved to front, 36 seats. Not sure how many other operators used...
16th Jan 2015, 22:29
Replies: 38
Views: 11,245
Posted By 43Inches

SAAB 340 standard config is various layouts of 34...

SAAB 340 standard config is various layouts of 34 seats, there are also 36 seat configs (37 with one in the jump).
13th Dec 2014, 00:50
Replies: 39
Views: 7,995
Posted By 43Inches

Crude oil is a traded commodity, the price is set...

Crude oil is a traded commodity, the price is set by the market according to perceived supply and demand. The reason for the fall at the moment is as the early post stated related to the US...
15th Nov 2014, 21:30
Replies: 53
Views: 7,472
Posted By 43Inches

The C152 does not cost that much less than a 172...

The C152 does not cost that much less than a 172 or Warrior to maintain and most students would rather fly the larger aircraft for the extra few dollars. Not sure there would be much of a market as...
21st Oct 2014, 22:15
Replies: 42
Views: 7,921
Posted By 43Inches

In the case of Piper aircraft they usually...

In the case of Piper aircraft they usually include the minimum feather RPM in the checklist for feathering, as well as a description of it in systems. It would be very worrying if instructors today...
13th Oct 2014, 00:43
Replies: 166
Views: 36,760
Posted By 43Inches

Moorabbin airport has had the additional land...

Moorabbin airport has had the additional land returned from lease to the council golf course now for 4 years or so. The master plan map shows an extension of 13L/31R and associated terminal for RPT,...
15th Aug 2014, 07:10
Replies: 7
Views: 2,372
Posted By 43Inches

First Officer is a company defined rank with a...

First Officer is a company defined rank with a specific set of duties, co-pilot is a legal term to define any pilot with duties for a flight that is not the pilot in command.
15th Aug 2014, 06:02
Replies: 24
Views: 3,702
Posted By 43Inches

I think Brian was right in the first instance, in...

I think Brian was right in the first instance, in the PT-6 the Ng = N1, Np = N2. My understanding is it's all about which compressor/spool sees the airflow through the "jet engine" pump first. In a...
23rd Jun 2014, 05:19
Replies: 14
Views: 4,849
Posted By 43Inches

I think Judd may have somehow responded to this...

I think Judd may have somehow responded to this on the wrong thread;





I suggest you go to a flying school, hire a Cessna or Piper and play around with the controls. As you roll the wings...
19th Jun 2014, 23:29
Replies: 14
Views: 4,849
Posted By 43Inches

There are a few issues in this accident that I...

There are a few issues in this accident that I found interesting;

The way the student was allowed to conduct the take-off has already been covered. Myself and many other instructors have probably...
28th May 2014, 23:15
Replies: 26
Views: 6,651
Posted By 43Inches

Flying direct Moorabbin to Merimbula will take...

Flying direct Moorabbin to Merimbula will take you well south of most of the larger hills like Buller, Hotham, Falls Creek (Mt Bogong and Feathertop) and Kosciuszko. You path will lie closer to...
26th May 2014, 22:55
Replies: 62
Views: 10,312
Posted By 43Inches

I found this with PA31s which I think you are...

I found this with PA31s which I think you are referring to, happens mostly on cold mornings or if you don't warm the engines enough before departure. Cool engines especially oil can play all sorts...
22nd May 2014, 02:10
Replies: 62
Views: 10,312
Posted By 43Inches

My understanding is that the optional primer...

My understanding is that the optional primer buttons allow a higher flow rate using the hi-flow pump in the alternate system. That is primer equiped aircraft have the Hi-Lo fuel pumps. This is why...
22nd May 2014, 00:06
Replies: 62
Views: 10,312
Posted By 43Inches

Are you referring to the overboard fuel vent,...

Are you referring to the overboard fuel vent, this will occur if the fuel pumps are left on with the engine not turning as well.

EB, Priming 5 seconds warm and 10 seconds cold always seemed to...
20th May 2014, 23:27
Replies: 62
Views: 10,312
Posted By 43Inches

I should point out my issue is not with LOP, I'm...

I should point out my issue is not with LOP, I'm pretty much sold on the concept. Just possible consequences of high EGT in these aircraft not being limited to the turbine issues.

Does the...
20th May 2014, 22:39
Replies: 62
Views: 10,312
Posted By 43Inches

Sounds reasonable, but it still is a red line...

Sounds reasonable, but it still is a red line figure under limitations. The only marking on the Jets and T-props for red line would be the maximum never exceed. The others would mark the start of a...
20th May 2014, 06:09
Replies: 62
Views: 10,312
Posted By 43Inches

I can't say I understand how the limit is set in...

I can't say I understand how the limit is set in place but the PA31-350 leaning technique for LOP is quite specific to not exceed 1650F. It states if 1650F is reached prior to peak then reduce...
Forum: Tech Log
17th May 2014, 16:14
Replies: 38
Views: 7,708
Posted By 43Inches

The reality is that T-VASIS is only at a very few...

The reality is that T-VASIS is only at a very few airports and reducing, PAPI is the new reality. But if you are a true aviator you would recognise that great things are often forgoten in favour of...
Forum: Tech Log
17th May 2014, 15:57
Replies: 38
Views: 7,708
Posted By 43Inches

BOAC but what is the point of systems that don't...

BOAC but what is the point of systems that don't tell the truth, T-VASIS tells a pilot what they need to know, PAPI is a waste of time for accuracy. If you want to land at the best point and use the...
Forum: Tech Log
17th May 2014, 15:33
Replies: 38
Views: 7,708
Posted By 43Inches

BOAC do you understand the difference between...

BOAC do you understand the difference between what a T-VASIS tells you and a PAPI? One is angle of decent, the other is decent path to varying TCH based on cockpit eye position. Flying 2 reds 2...
Forum: Tech Log
17th May 2014, 15:09
Replies: 38
Views: 7,708
Posted By 43Inches

What is worse when a 737 crew sees a PAPI...

What is worse when a 737 crew sees a PAPI indicating low on a non A380 airstrip do you need to fly up to be safe? or is it indicating for a an A380? how do you know?
Forum: Tech Log
17th May 2014, 14:02
Replies: 38
Views: 7,708
Posted By 43Inches

BOAC lets assume you are doing an ILS cat 1...

BOAC lets assume you are doing an ILS cat 1 approach at an A380 capable airport or other NPA with higher minima. If you were perfectly on the IFR slope at night with limited cues other than the...
17th May 2014, 13:35
Replies: 37
Views: 3,650
Posted By 43Inches

I have heard of an instructor who did this down...

I have heard of an instructor who did this down to around 50 or 100ft in PA28s, used to demonstrate it as a way to lose height, can be done and has been done. What is the problem is inexperienced...
17th May 2014, 12:52
Replies: 200
Views: 21,346
Posted By 43Inches

Many engines will run on anything combustible,...

Many engines will run on anything combustible, the real issue is how long it will put up with it, what affect it will have on it, how practical is the fuel, such as power output, supply, weight...
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