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4th Dec 2017, 18:08
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Posted By peekay4

It depends on the level of disability. On...

It depends on the level of disability.

On long haul flights there are considerations such as the passenger's ability to access and use the restrooms (via an on board wheelchair), eat meals, etc. ...
10th Nov 2017, 19:41
Replies: 304
Views: 138,433
Posted By peekay4

Airbus is not bringing manufacturing capacity as...

Airbus is not bringing manufacturing capacity as part of this deal. Bombardier is on the hook for building a brand new facility for the CSeries in Alabama, at an estimated cost of US$300 million.
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9th Nov 2017, 05:09
Replies: 304
Views: 138,433
Posted By peekay4

No need to go that far. Let's assume the...

No need to go that far.

Let's assume the CSeries will be sold at an average of $30 million per unit -- reportedly what Air Canada paid for the CS300 and much higher than Boeing's $19.1m number. ...
Forum: Canada
6th Nov 2017, 23:27
Replies: 46
Views: 44,329
Posted By peekay4

Insane! :eek: It's a shame that the...

Insane! :eek:

It's a shame that the captain's colleagues knew that he had a drinking problem but no significant action was taken to address it.

And it's shocking that suicide / intentional act...
6th Nov 2017, 03:24
Replies: 304
Views: 138,433
Posted By peekay4

Well remember that Bombardier will only get 31%...

Well remember that Bombardier will only get 31% of any CSeries future profit, since the majority of the profits now will go to Airbus instead. It's tough to make the ROI when your business case has...
5th Nov 2017, 20:23
Replies: 304
Views: 138,433
Posted By peekay4

Umm, "my" government is the same government as...

Umm, "my" government is the same government as yours. ;)

I hear Air Canada will have a media blitz when the 737 MAX actually enters into commercial service. And just last week Air Canada's CEO...
4th Nov 2017, 06:31
Replies: 304
Views: 138,433
Posted By peekay4

Not really. Under WTO rules, countries are...

Not really. Under WTO rules, countries are allowed a certain amount of "trade distorting" subsidies for agri products. This is called the "amber box" limit.

Countries may also provide...
25th Aug 2017, 06:20
Replies: 1,221
Views: 585,780
Posted By peekay4

This fixation with GPS (on a visual approach!)...

This fixation with GPS (on a visual approach!) and the level of misinformation in this thread about RVFPs are getting ridiculous.

1. The criteria for RVFPs are developed by the FAA Flight...
24th Aug 2017, 01:40
Replies: 1,221
Views: 585,780
Posted By peekay4

Indeed the SAFO almost hints that the FMS wasn't...

Indeed the SAFO almost hints that the FMS wasn't being used for the latter parts of the approach...
24th Aug 2017, 01:27
Replies: 1,221
Views: 585,780
Posted By peekay4

When we talk about punishment, we need to look at...

When we talk about punishment, we need to look at the bigger picture, not just this specific instance -- because punishment for operational mistakes sets a precedent regardless if others are...
24th Aug 2017, 00:13
Replies: 1,221
Views: 585,780
Posted By peekay4

Not a great example but one that immediately pops...

Not a great example but one that immediately pops into my mind is Capt. Kinzer's firing at Allegiant...
23rd Aug 2017, 23:49
Replies: 1,221
Views: 585,780
Posted By peekay4

Sorry, but it's pretty obvious. ...

Sorry, but it's pretty obvious.


Unfortunately there are many.

E.g., the "most severe" sanctions, to borrow your words, would be criminal ones. As such, in many countries accident...
20th Aug 2017, 21:12
Replies: 1,221
Views: 585,780
Posted By peekay4

Yeah. It gets complicated because many countries...

Yeah. It gets complicated because many countries prohibit domestic legal action based solely on foreign evidence / investigation by a foreign country. It gets into due process, sovereignty, etc.
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20th Aug 2017, 15:28
Replies: 1,221
Views: 585,780
Posted By peekay4

I should have originally written, "... a major...

I should have originally written, "... a major reason of why the NTSB was separated from the DOT".

The NTSB wasn't created in 1958, but later in 1967 when the FAA was renamed and folded into the...
Forum: North America
20th Aug 2017, 06:23
Replies: 21
Views: 3,331
Posted By peekay4

I think an Aussie degree is more similar to a...

I think an Aussie degree is more similar to a Canadian Bachelors degree, in that you typically don't get Honours designation unless you take the additional (4th) year.

This is different from a...
20th Aug 2017, 03:00
Replies: 1,221
Views: 585,780
Posted By peekay4

No, it is the central tenet of almost all...

No, it is the central tenet of almost all transportation safety boards around the world. It's also a major reason of why the NTSB was separated from the FAA (which does assign fault).

Besides,...
20th Aug 2017, 02:36
Replies: 1,221
Views: 585,780
Posted By peekay4

I'm sorry underfire, do you even understand what...

I'm sorry underfire, do you even understand what this diagram represents? The diagram shows a typical SOIA geometry, which has nothing to do with visual approaches like FMS Bridge! :ugh:

That DA...
19th Aug 2017, 22:23
Replies: 1,221
Views: 585,780
Posted By peekay4

From the report (and in all NSTB reports), page 3:

From the report (and in all NSTB reports), page 3:
19th Aug 2017, 21:52
Replies: 1,221
Views: 585,780
Posted By peekay4

What? CSPR is not a "concept". CSPR just means...

What? CSPR is not a "concept". CSPR just means Closely Spaced Parallel Runways, defined as parallel runways closer than 2,500ft.

And .308 did not define a new approach concept, just a change in...
19th Aug 2017, 17:04
Replies: 1,221
Views: 585,780
Posted By peekay4

What's "new" at SFO is the 1.5nm spacing between...

What's "new" at SFO is the 1.5nm spacing between aircraft on parallel runways. Only introduced in the past 5 years or so.
19th Aug 2017, 16:49
Replies: 1,221
Views: 585,780
Posted By peekay4

It's really CSPO (Operations) to airports with...

It's really CSPO (Operations) to airports with CSPR, e.g., the procedures already described in post #898...
Forum: Tech Log
19th Aug 2017, 00:08
Replies: 27
Views: 6,182
Posted By peekay4

Apples and oranges maybe? The IRU drift rate...

Apples and oranges maybe?

The IRU drift rate isn't constant. The IRU will potentially have high drift rates during the taxi out / takeoff / departure climb and also on the way down during the...
18th Aug 2017, 23:22
Replies: 1,221
Views: 585,780
Posted By peekay4

The required deadline for reporting this type of...

The required deadline for reporting this type of incident: 10 days.

I suspect the relevant rules may be revisited.
18th Aug 2017, 15:47
Replies: 231
Views: 68,339
Posted By peekay4

Incidentally, during certification the 787...

Incidentally, during certification the 787 primary test pilot got surprised by the same A/T behaviour that tripped up the Asiana 214 crew. FAA then required explanatory notes to be added to the 787...
18th Aug 2017, 15:24
Replies: 1,221
Views: 585,780
Posted By peekay4

At SFO, there are two kinds of simultaneous...

At SFO, there are two kinds of simultaneous parallel instrument approaches that can be used:

1. Independent offset approaches (SOIA), with 28L using ILS PRM while 28R on the LDA PRM (or their RNAV...
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