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Forum: ATC Issues
3rd May 2021, 20:06
Replies: 4
Views: 893
Posted By ahramin

A few years ago I heard a private pilot with an...

A few years ago I heard a private pilot with an alternator failure going to the same airport I was. Every frequency change he was having a long discussion with the controller making sure they were...
Forum: Jet Blast
23rd Apr 2021, 04:01
Replies: 3
Views: 1,680
Posted By ahramin

Magnetic North Pole For Sale

Looks like the owner of the magnetic north pole isn't going to use it anymore. The rumour is that NavCanada has decided to go it alone rather than waiting for ICAO to make the move. 2030.
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Forum: Tech Log
10th Apr 2021, 16:21
Replies: 47
Views: 5,442
Posted By ahramin

Yes, easiest is to select track 280. If your...

Yes, easiest is to select track 280. If your aircraft doesn't have a track mode, you select HDG and adjust it to track 280. I've never flown a jet that didn't display track somewhere, but in that...
Forum: Tech Log
8th Apr 2021, 02:38
Replies: 47
Views: 5,442
Posted By ahramin

BraceBrace you seem to be indicating that flying...

BraceBrace you seem to be indicating that flying a given track is difficult. It's really not that hard and all pilots manage it when learning to fly in order to navigate to a given point. Maybe your...
Forum: Tech Log
7th Apr 2021, 02:13
Replies: 47
Views: 5,442
Posted By ahramin

Uplinker The real reason is not because...

Uplinker

The real reason is not because there are still a few aircraft around that find it more convenient, but because all aircraft found it more convenient way back when the system was put in...
7th Apr 2021, 00:54
Replies: 33
Views: 5,532
Posted By ahramin

If it's all water, it will be obvious to anyone...

If it's all water, it will be obvious to anyone paying attention as it drains out of the tank. Water and fuel have very different viscosities and look very different coming out the drain. No need to...
Forum: Tech Log
5th Apr 2021, 04:28
Replies: 47
Views: 5,442
Posted By ahramin

I've never been asked to fly an assigned track by...

I've never been asked to fly an assigned track by ATC but it would make my day if it happened. IRS is over 70 years old. GPS has been widely available for over 30 years. Time enough for procedures to...
5th Apr 2021, 04:17
Replies: 33
Views: 5,532
Posted By ahramin

In today's environmentally conscious culture it's...

In today's environmentally conscious culture it's definitely not ok to pour fuel on the ground. Or throw it into the air hoping it will evaporate. There are two accepted solutions:

1. Pour it back...
Forum: Tech Log
18th Apr 2019, 19:08
Replies: 37
Views: 20,586
Posted By ahramin

In the PAST, the official Airbus position was...

In the PAST, the official Airbus position was feet completely on the pedals. This is the way I fly almost every aircraft of any make or size.

A few years ago Airbus surveyed their pilots on what...
Forum: Tech Log
23rd Jul 2018, 19:55
Replies: 21
Views: 5,198
Posted By ahramin

Brilliant!

Brilliant!
Forum: Tech Log
3rd Dec 2016, 23:55
Replies: 11
Views: 4,152
Posted By ahramin

Exactly. And if the spoilers are only at half,...

Exactly. And if the spoilers are only at half, deploying reverse will bring them to full, causing the pitch up moment.
Forum: Canada
16th Jul 2016, 15:13
Replies: 4
Views: 3,401
Posted By ahramin

I hear FltPlan Go works on Android.

I hear FltPlan Go works on Android.
Forum: Questions
14th Dec 2015, 01:24
Replies: 22
Views: 7,809
Posted By ahramin

I much prefer a full sized iPad but the mini...

I much prefer a full sized iPad but the mini works fine.

Not sure how it could improve one's flying though.
Forum: Questions
9th Dec 2015, 20:27
Replies: 2
Views: 2,842
Posted By ahramin

No way to "beat" it. Your best chance is to gain...

No way to "beat" it. Your best chance is to gain a basic understanding of mathematics. Of particular use are sums and logarithms.
Forum: Tech Log
9th Dec 2015, 20:12
Replies: 21
Views: 11,533
Posted By ahramin

In older braking systems and on smaller airplanes...

In older braking systems and on smaller airplanes the brakes have to be applied and then the parking brake set to trap the applied pressure. In order to release the parking brake many of these...
Forum: Tech Log
19th Nov 2015, 22:47
Replies: 4
Views: 1,606
Posted By ahramin

A3XX Flap Retraction

Has anyone else heard of a procedure when retracting flaps where from Flap 3 you retract in stages (Flap 2) before going to Flap 1 even though you are above F speed and accelerating? Any...
Forum: Tech Log
8th Oct 2015, 02:13
Replies: 4
Views: 2,373
Posted By ahramin

VHF SELCAL works exactly the same way as HF...

VHF SELCAL works exactly the same way as HF SELCAL. Same aural tone, same visual signal on the ACP, same SELCAL code. What you had was a faulty SELCAL.
Forum: Tech Log
21st Aug 2015, 22:09
Replies: 18
Views: 7,624
Posted By ahramin

Southpole maybe you are thinking of the IRS. The...

Southpole maybe you are thinking of the IRS. The ADRs can indeed be switched back on.
Forum: Tech Log
21st Aug 2015, 21:57
Replies: 15
Views: 2,611
Posted By ahramin

What approach are you looking at? All approaches...

What approach are you looking at? All approaches in Canadian Southern Domestic Airspace, including GPS approaches, show directions relative to Magnetic North regardless of lattitude. In Northern...
Forum: Tech Log
9th Aug 2015, 02:16
Replies: 1
Views: 1,988
Posted By ahramin

LIDO Enroute Charts

Is there a consistent way to find CPDLC/ADS-C login information on LIDO enroute charts for each FIR?
Forum: Questions
20th Apr 2015, 01:45
Replies: 17
Views: 6,872
Posted By ahramin

Exactly Microburst. Much better never to improve...

Exactly Microburst. Much better never to improve anything so no one has to learn anything new.

The changes are for the better. Enough said.
Forum: Questions
2nd Apr 2015, 02:51
Replies: 14
Views: 6,985
Posted By ahramin

Why would you? Because random routes are not over...

Why would you? Because random routes are not over random points. Every 10 of longitude you are passing over the same point as every other plane within 30 miles laterally.
Forum: Questions
17th Mar 2015, 02:02
Replies: 7
Views: 4,059
Posted By ahramin

Pretty simple. Fails before ETOPS entry:...

Pretty simple.

Fails before ETOPS entry: cannot continue.

Fails after ETOPS entry: use your best judgement to make the decision to continue or divert.

By the way, the 737NG APU is now...
Forum: Canada
11th Feb 2015, 18:25
Replies: 14
Views: 11,348
Posted By ahramin

2 things come to mind. Gravel runways (and...

2 things come to mind.

Gravel runways (and how they differ through the year).

Passenger and cargo mix.
Forum: Questions
10th Feb 2015, 17:44
Replies: 19
Views: 6,786
Posted By ahramin

From Getting to Grips with Cat II Cat III ...

From Getting to Grips with Cat II Cat III


The CM1 should be looking outside so airlines must put in place some way of getting the lack of flare mode communicated to the CM1.
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