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Forum: Tech Log
7th Jul 2019, 05:48
Replies: 6
Views: 2,027
Posted By WhySoTough

US trip Radiation exposure

Hello all.

Just a random thought I had. Now departing from the Middle East, flying at latitudes of high 60s or early 70s, I understand itís not as bad as a polar flight, but certainly canít be...
Forum: Middle East
29th May 2019, 11:37
Replies: 6
Views: 7,243
Posted By WhySoTough

Thanks for the response. Was my understanding...

Thanks for the response.
Was my understanding that EK implemented similar not long ago, but changed it back to 4 with countless fatigue reports. Not sure to what extent this is true.
Currently two...
Forum: Middle East
29th May 2019, 10:01
Replies: 6
Views: 7,243
Posted By WhySoTough

Is QR the only airline in the world operating 3 crew on ULR?

Granted QR now only categorize Aukland as "ULR" officially, this is absolute criminal.
I really hope they won't get away with this 3 crew operations on flight times as long as 14 hours.

It is...
Forum: Tech Log
10th Oct 2018, 14:20
Replies: 9
Views: 977
Posted By WhySoTough

Is UV exposure higher at southern latitudes as it is in northern?

Hello,

Hope everyone is having a nice day/week.
I know that the airline I fly for tries to spread the Polar routes, or high latitude routes at (70N) etc equally among all pilots. They try to...
Forum: Questions
14th Jun 2015, 00:24
Replies: 8
Views: 3,851
Posted By WhySoTough

Transferred to the wide body. Line training, and bummed out by "priority left"

Hey guys.
I have been flying the Airbus 320 for the past two years. Lovely airplane, and I have learned quite a lot.
Recently transferred to the 330, and today on my second sector, the instructor...
Forum: Questions
27th Feb 2014, 18:58
Replies: 16
Views: 6,251
Posted By WhySoTough

Thank you guys for the quick and honest...

Thank you guys for the quick and honest responses, I appreciate.
LNIDA:
I'm honestly not looking too far ahead, definitely not at the end of the runway.
I used to ask my instructors often, and...
Forum: Questions
27th Feb 2014, 17:40
Replies: 16
Views: 6,251
Posted By WhySoTough

Still some horrible landings every now and then..

Now with about 1300 hours TT, with 900 on the airbus 320 (first jet), I still seem to be having pretty inconsistent landings.
I have the usual nice and sometimes on the firmer side landing, but...
Forum: Questions
28th Jan 2014, 12:40
Replies: 17
Views: 1,939
Posted By WhySoTough

M-ONGO, True in a lot of cases I guess. ...

M-ONGO,

True in a lot of cases I guess.
Notice the unhealthy ones that don't watch the diet at all and smoke like chimneys usually tend to look much much older.
Know a few life guards that are...
Forum: Questions
28th Jan 2014, 10:38
Replies: 17
Views: 1,939
Posted By WhySoTough

Do you guys re mosturize when flying in day time with sun exposure?

I'm just curious about this matter.
Ofcourse when the sun is not hitting you right at the front of your face it's okay, but other times when flying directly where the sun is shining in front of you,...
Forum: Tech Log
22nd Dec 2013, 02:03
Replies: 33
Views: 6,867
Posted By WhySoTough

Are pilots exposed to a lot of UV rays? What can you do?

I've been curiously reading lately and understand that there are two main types of UV radiation that effect us.
UVA and UVB.

UVA(the visible light you see) radiation penetrates deep into the skin...
Forum: Tech Log
17th Aug 2013, 11:13
Replies: 18
Views: 26,011
Posted By WhySoTough

The way I understand it is that there are two...

The way I understand it is that there are two type of RNAV approaches.
GNSS and RNP. You do need approval for them, training, etc.
RNP-AR is a whole different thing though.

I stand to be...
Forum: Tech Log
8th Aug 2013, 00:48
Replies: 18
Views: 8,532
Posted By WhySoTough

Low MACTOW on TO. Below 27% on 320.

Basically have to trim backwards quite a lot sometimes, meaning C of G is mostly forward(unpreffered). Is this correct?

Also. Can somebody please explain to me why we need MAC ZFW?
Little...
Forum: Questions
21st Jun 2013, 05:08
Replies: 9
Views: 2,743
Posted By WhySoTough

Inconsistent landings. Normal? (Newbie inside)

Give you guys a long story short. I am a newbie on the airbus 320 and a newbie with the commercial flying in general.
550 TT and 350 on the bus.
I find that some days on severe cavok and wind calm...
Forum: Tech Log
23rd Apr 2013, 15:33
Replies: 13
Views: 8,131
Posted By WhySoTough

Hey. Just like you, I am also a newbie and...

Hey.

Just like you, I am also a newbie and have found this technique EXTREMELY useful.
I put in the GS intercept point, or on NPA the FAF on the MCDU prog page to give me the distance.

I use...
Forum: Tech Log
20th Apr 2013, 16:10
Replies: 15
Views: 3,280
Posted By WhySoTough

Weather radar questions.

Hey all.
So approaching monsoon season, shitty weather kicking in all around, I was just looking for insight from the more experienced, as I have been getting a lot of mixed answers with this.
...
Forum: Tech Log
6th Apr 2013, 10:15
Replies: 17
Views: 2,377
Posted By WhySoTough

Need advice on getting a degree.

Hey all.
Ill first give everyone my short story.
Ater completing highschool, I did what ive always dreamt of doings; flying.
Had a part time job, had some help from my family, and successfully...
Forum: Tech Log
9th Mar 2013, 16:05
Replies: 7
Views: 2,077
Posted By WhySoTough

CAT ll/lll questions and input needed(a320)

Have been reading and trying to understand the concept in detail.
I'm only just getting qualified for these low VIS approaches so please go easy on me. It all seems very demanding.

So basically...
Forum: Tech Log
16th Feb 2013, 12:48
Replies: 1
Views: 2,421
Posted By WhySoTough

A320 apu bleed on take off.

Say you take off with bleed on because of performance reasons.
Packs off was not a good option because you were in a high elevation airfield.
Already toga power.
Apu bleed fails.

Will the...
Forum: Tech Log
22nd Jan 2013, 12:12
Replies: 31
Views: 14,539
Posted By WhySoTough

Thank you all very much for the responses!! ...

Thank you all very much for the responses!!

Bubbers,

I have nothing to say to you, 3bars summed it up nicely.

BOAC,

No, the TRIs and TREs are very very helpful. It's just that everyone...
Forum: Tech Log
21st Jan 2013, 23:04
Replies: 31
Views: 14,539
Posted By WhySoTough

Descend management. Looking for advice (a320)

Firstly, I'd like to apologize for making countless threads, asking so many questions, but I do feel as though a lot of people on here have been extremely useful, and ofcourse have much much more...
Forum: Tech Log
1st Jan 2013, 00:05
Replies: 22
Views: 4,438
Posted By WhySoTough

Lol Isobars, stop posting please. To the...

Lol Isobars, stop posting please.

To the rest, I really do appreciate the advice and tips.
Thanks a ton!
Forum: Tech Log
31st Dec 2012, 19:25
Replies: 22
Views: 4,438
Posted By WhySoTough

No I never looked inside. Not even here until I...

No I never looked inside.
Not even here until I messed up that landing. I hadn't flared enough and wasn't aware of it. Had me feeling like crap for a while.
Been doing this the last 12 flights and...
Forum: Tech Log
31st Dec 2012, 19:15
Replies: 22
Views: 4,438
Posted By WhySoTough

290 hours.. :O

290 hours.. :O
Forum: Tech Log
31st Dec 2012, 19:11
Replies: 22
Views: 4,438
Posted By WhySoTough

Isobars, No not at all. They told me to...

Isobars,

No not at all. They told me to continue doing what I was because it worked for me.
Just one of them told me to stop looking inside fully when I told him, others said its normal in my...
Forum: Tech Log
31st Dec 2012, 19:00
Replies: 22
Views: 4,438
Posted By WhySoTough

A320. Silly of me not to mention that, thanks.

A320.
Silly of me not to mention that, thanks.
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