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Forum: Questions
25th Oct 2017, 23:33
Replies: 4
Views: 1,323
Posted By c100driver

Hi Blue, Just a comment that in the world of...

Hi Blue,

Just a comment that in the world of PBN, the equipage is irrelevant i.e. what you have installed is not as important as how your 'system' performs, it is the performance capability that...
25th Jan 2016, 09:09
Replies: 27
Views: 18,600
Posted By c100driver

Section 12 Promotion in Rank. All promotions...

Section 12 Promotion in Rank.

All promotions in rank must be advertised and appointed from the Seniority list. If there are no applicants then they can direct reverse order.

If the are not on...
25th Jan 2016, 06:36
Replies: 27
Views: 18,600
Posted By c100driver

No the contract does not allow that. Direction...

No the contract does not allow that. Direction must be done in reverse order of seniority or the SO's can all apply for bypass pay (if they have a valid bid).

The B733 was an entry position along...
25th Jan 2016, 06:02
Replies: 27
Views: 18,600
Posted By c100driver

It depends how you look at it, not as a direct...

It depends how you look at it, not as a direct entry but as a directed pilot.

If no SO bids for a FO slot on the A320 then the company will be obliged to direct in reverse order of seniority.
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23rd Jan 2016, 00:56
Replies: 27
Views: 3,710
Posted By c100driver

It is one of the subtle points in the NZ regs...

It is one of the subtle points in the NZ regs that works very well.

For example, Rather than "this is how you must comply" the New Zealand rules state that the operator has to show that they meet...
Forum: Tech Log
22nd Jan 2016, 21:32
Replies: 1
Views: 734
Posted By c100driver

It is to alert crew when you reach a crew/airline...

It is to alert crew when you reach a crew/airline specified fuel quantity as defined by company/flight planned requirements. It may also provide information to the holding time in the hold page.
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Forum: Tech Log
21st Jan 2016, 20:03
Replies: 6
Views: 3,605
Posted By c100driver

Good explanation CS, concise and correct, however...

Good explanation CS, concise and correct, however one point that needs clarification is that you can deviate around weather even if that takes you beyond the EDTO range circle, but you must return to...
Forum: Tech Log
19th Jan 2016, 23:47
Replies: 49
Views: 11,345
Posted By c100driver

Firstly my commiserations of having to put up...

Firstly my commiserations of having to put up with the total mess of incomplete, incompetent and contradictory information masquerading as Civil Aviation Regulations of Aussie. They are a total...
Forum: Tech Log
10th Jan 2016, 17:47
Replies: 49
Views: 11,345
Posted By c100driver

As an interesting aside the regulators Airline...

As an interesting aside the regulators Airline Inspectors (ex airline pilots) believed the rule to be observed as per despatch inflight, however the performance specialists who wrote the rule within...
Forum: Tech Log
10th Jan 2016, 17:34
Replies: 49
Views: 11,345
Posted By c100driver

Here is the current one from the CASA website. ...

Here is the current one from the CASA website.

The note at the bottom says that it include the Legislative Instrument from May 2014 (what ever that means in Aussie speak)

note 11.2
Forum: Tech Log
10th Jan 2016, 03:25
Replies: 49
Views: 11,345
Posted By c100driver

. Once inflight the statutory landing...

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Once inflight the statutory landing distance requirement does not apply.

From the CASA documents (I am not an expert in the CASA regulatory structure so may have quoted the incorrect...
Forum: Tech Log
4th Jan 2016, 16:34
Replies: 9
Views: 1,440
Posted By c100driver

It is very reliable. We lose comms about 5...

It is very reliable.

We lose comms about 5 or 6 times during a 14 hour Pacific flight for 20 seconds at a time as the system changes satellites. That is using KSAK and NZZO.

There was an issue...
3rd Jan 2016, 05:47
Replies: 233
Views: 55,950
Posted By c100driver

New Zealand has always had an ATPL flight test....

New Zealand has always had an ATPL flight test. The flight test had to be on an approved high performance or complex type. The DC3, Cessna 421 and Piper Mojave were the only piston approved machines...
Forum: Tech Log
30th Dec 2015, 00:15
Replies: 49
Views: 11,345
Posted By c100driver

The OEI case is a red herring and is specific to...

The OEI case is a red herring and is specific to choosing a field that maybe Cat 2 or 3. In the case of a B737 without OEI cat2 or 3 then you have to use a airport that has cat1 minima. The landing...
Forum: Tech Log
30th Dec 2015, 00:03
Replies: 49
Views: 11,345
Posted By c100driver

It is not really that hard.

It is not really that hard.
Forum: Tech Log
29th Dec 2015, 21:58
Replies: 49
Views: 11,345
Posted By c100driver

It is actually very simple. On the ground...

It is actually very simple.

On the ground take-off is optional. All planned landing airports and alternates must meet dispatch landing distance.

Once airborne, landing is mandatory. All...
Forum: Tech Log
26th Dec 2015, 05:35
Replies: 52
Views: 9,226
Posted By c100driver

Compulsory to use O2 with only one pilot on...

Compulsory to use O2 with only one pilot on flight deck in New Zealand above 35,000. Also if flying above 41,000 one pilot must be on O2.
17th Dec 2015, 02:23
Replies: 75
Views: 26,050
Posted By c100driver

Almost all the operators use the least EDTO that...

Almost all the operators use the least EDTO that the sector requires. Most Transpacific flights can be flown at 180 minutes. There are some areas that 180 minutes doesn't fit so some will be 207...
8th Dec 2015, 20:01
Replies: 75
Views: 26,050
Posted By c100driver

Alain, Try not to confuse a piston engine at MCT...

Alain, Try not to confuse a piston engine at MCT with a turbine at MCT.

Running a turbine at MCT does not decrease reliability or increase the likely hood of an engine failure. It just increases...
3rd Dec 2015, 19:07
Replies: 75
Views: 26,050
Posted By c100driver

A few corrections here. The Air NZ T7 300's are...

A few corrections here. The Air NZ T7 300's are all 240 EDTO and have been for almost three years, as have half the T7 200's. Currently only 4 of the T7 200's will have 330 the remainder will have...
Forum: Tech Log
2nd Dec 2015, 00:46
Replies: 16
Views: 2,520
Posted By c100driver

Regarding the selection of abeam waypoints this...

Regarding the selection of abeam waypoints this should not be done if you are operating with ADS-C and/or with CPDLC.

SKYJOB gave a good explanation of how it works and a point that many miss is...
17th Nov 2015, 17:32
Replies: 2
Views: 1,987
Posted By c100driver

I think you may be confusing old and new with age...

I think you may be confusing old and new with age instead of maintenance design. Boeing trumpeted the B737NG as requiring less maintenance than the B737CL that it replaced.

LAME inspection during...
16th Nov 2015, 03:52
Replies: 18
Views: 5,314
Posted By c100driver

That maybe the case for the B747 but it is not...

That maybe the case for the B747 but it is not for the T7.

On daily destinations using the T7 the cargo hold space/weight is premium pricing where there is demand for perishable produce.
11th Nov 2015, 23:57
Replies: 28
Views: 8,674
Posted By c100driver

What sort of EDTO was the A330 running? The...

What sort of EDTO was the A330 running?

The T7 runs 180 minutes most of the time and does not normally have to fly diversion routes to maintain EDTO coverage!
11th Nov 2015, 00:13
Replies: 28
Views: 8,674
Posted By c100driver

American re-enters South Pacific

American Airlines will launch a daily non-stop service between Auckland to Los Angeles from June 2016.

Air New Zealand flies daily to LA with more about 17 return flights per week and has had a...
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