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Forum: Freight Dogs
6th Jun 2020, 13:49
Replies: 14
Views: 3,425
Posted By SMOC

In that role they should be referred to as...

In that role they should be referred to as 'convertible' not combination, combined "combi" but often combi is used for both.

For example Boeing calls a convertible a -200C while a combi is -200M
23rd May 2020, 16:03
Replies: 1,672
Views: 2,818,305
Posted By SMOC

Sent a pic of another chat saying it was a long...

Sent a pic of another chat saying it was a long landing - float, decided to go around however the gear was selected up prematurely (lack of positive rate) settled on the engines prior to lifting off...
30th Apr 2020, 15:23
Replies: 10
Views: 5,752
Posted By SMOC

Exactly, base training, while great fun is simply...

Exactly, base training, while great fun is simply outdated and CX would have got rid of it years ago if they could. The HKCAD is in the dark ages as expected of a post '97 civil servant operation.
...
9th Mar 2015, 06:19
Replies: 13
Views: 7,614
Posted By SMOC

From another pprune thread... I'm thinking...

From another pprune thread...

I'm thinking of ejecting. Any last hail Marys out there?

http://www.pprune.org/terms-endearment/557433-im-thinking-ejecting-any-last-hail-marys-out-there.html
...
Forum: Tech Log
9th Mar 2015, 06:09
Replies: 16
Views: 4,488
Posted By SMOC

Not even IIIA? We only need autothrottle for...

Not even IIIA?

We only need autothrottle for IIIB.
9th Mar 2015, 04:20
Replies: 131
Views: 41,360
Posted By SMOC

Cliff Secord Well said, be nice if IFALPA...

Cliff Secord

Well said, be nice if IFALPA actually conducted a study to show this and hopefully find a solution to turn it around.
9th Mar 2015, 03:29
Replies: 53
Views: 25,911
Posted By SMOC

To the HKCAD, look I really think you should look...

To the HKCAD, look I really think you should look at banning Qantas from flying to HK, I mean look how many "cannots" they recently did, I mean there were people standing in the cockpit, videos in...
6th Mar 2015, 21:44
Replies: 53
Views: 25,911
Posted By SMOC

The fact it's not allowed is the only reason this...

The fact it's not allowed is the only reason this mole hill is now a mountain, a simple rule change, such as "when permitted by the captain" (with appropriate guidance in part A) would make this a...
6th Mar 2015, 06:05
Replies: 53
Views: 25,911
Posted By SMOC

Here we go again, cockpit photos, good bye jumpseat

https://www.google.com/url?rct=j&sa=t&url=http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1730829/hong-kong-flight-landing-filmed-passenger-cockpit-sparks-safety&ct=ga&cd=CAEYACoTNTk3NTAzNTgxNTEwMTcxNTg3MT...
5th Mar 2015, 16:51
Replies: 131
Views: 41,360
Posted By SMOC

I too have had it with this industry and am...

I too have had it with this industry and am actively looking at ways to leave, as said a long history with aviation makes starting a new career daunting especially with a family.

I recently posted...
Forum: Questions
4th Mar 2015, 10:48
Replies: 46
Views: 8,870
Posted By SMOC

Should have been a GA, however if you've got no...

Should have been a GA, however if you've got no fuel perhaps stop at all costs was the aim.

Two straight from the Boeing FCTM.
2nd Mar 2015, 01:11
Replies: 9
Views: 7,027
Posted By SMOC

1. Unfortunately seniority means it's simply too...

1. Unfortunately seniority means it's simply too great a pay cut to leave and start at the bottom of a new airline.

2. Secondly the continuing spiral, forces crew to stay longer to recoup the loss...
24th Feb 2015, 08:13
Replies: 57
Views: 27,675
Posted By SMOC

EK road show HK, March 1st

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24th Feb 2015, 05:59
Replies: 52
Views: 47,499
Posted By SMOC

Govt. to raise pilots' retirement age Japan...

Govt. to raise pilots' retirement age
Japan Feb. 22, 2015 - Updated 04:41 UTC+8
24th Feb 2015, 04:54
Replies: 16
MFL
Views: 6,381
Posted By SMOC

It's sponsored advertising by CX, the whole page...

It's sponsored advertising by CX, the whole page is devoted to CX and all that life well travelled garb.
22nd Feb 2015, 15:13
Replies: 15
Views: 6,949
Posted By SMOC

Makes you wonder if Boeing saw this coming and...

Makes you wonder if Boeing saw this coming and got ahead of the game with the "bleedless" 787!
20th Feb 2015, 00:22
Replies: 741
Views: 580,595
Posted By SMOC

They definitely lost system one, evident by the...

They definitely lost system one, evident by the fact the nose gear doors were open but the gear failed to retract, and they show that the wing gear is retracted from the computer generated pictures...
18th Feb 2015, 07:48
Replies: 27
Views: 11,890
Posted By SMOC

WIBF, Please go ahead and tell cx you're...

WIBF,

Please go ahead and tell cx you're happy to accept a check in after midday and check out by 3pm for all your overnights, clearly you think it's acceptable :ugh:

I bet you work G days too.
18th Feb 2015, 05:18
Replies: 7,672
Views: 3,900,425
Posted By SMOC

British Airways for those that are eligible. ...

British Airways for those that are eligible.

http://www.britishairways.com/careers/futurepilot/futurepilot_home.shtml
Forum: Tech Log
24th Jan 2015, 10:20
Replies: 8
Views: 2,468
Posted By SMOC

The one thing I like about Boeing is they're very...

The one thing I like about Boeing is they're very logical, but I imagine those days are gone with the 787 I hear it's right up there with Airbus PFM. :ok:

I know the 747-8 reminds me of the Airbus...
Forum: Tech Log
24th Jan 2015, 10:10
Replies: 8
Views: 2,468
Posted By SMOC

With ALT selected the no computed data is from...

With ALT selected the no computed data is from the MCP the auto throttle mode means nothing. Yes it's disconnected but it's not faulty no mode doesn't mean a fault, it would obviously disconnect with...
Forum: Tech Log
24th Jan 2015, 09:30
Replies: 8
Views: 2,468
Posted By SMOC

This is a failure of the MCP speed window....

This is a failure of the MCP speed window. Selecting ALT should result in SPD, the speed window was unable to open or send the info, it cannot use VNAV(FMC info) with ALT as the vertical mode.
...
Forum: Tech Log
18th Jan 2015, 07:32
Replies: 11
Views: 3,139
Posted By SMOC

Any pics available of the EEC fuel control switch...

Any pics available of the EEC fuel control switch set up?
16th Jan 2015, 22:26
Replies: 3
Views: 1,510
Posted By SMOC

VNAV will level off perfectly well even with a...

VNAV will level off perfectly well even with a high rate of climb and catch any altitude restriction in the legs page or set in the MCP, it will just catch VNAV PTH or VNAV ALT early if the closure...
9th Jan 2015, 02:20
Replies: 2
Views: 3,070
Posted By SMOC

4 pax RR's 3 Frt RR's 2 Pax PW's ...

4 pax RR's
3 Frt RR's
2 Pax PW's

Seriously doubt CX would spend money on a 744.

BA has 40+ Roller powered 744s in service I believe they are going to be the first to put the NG FMC in the old...
4th Jan 2015, 05:48
Replies: 142
Views: 43,943
Posted By SMOC

Wiggy what part of are you ready aren't you clear...

Wiggy what part of are you ready aren't you clear about?

Ready = take off
Not ready = get out of the way

But I don't want to get out of the way so I'll call standby :ugh:
4th Jan 2015, 05:18
Replies: 142
Views: 43,943
Posted By SMOC

7700 you must be kidding, there's no way he was...

7700 you must be kidding, there's no way he was ready and he was clearly stalling for more time.

Good ATC understands that when you say fully ready you are in fact ready, not I'm fully ready...
4th Jan 2015, 04:13
Replies: 36
Views: 35,010
Posted By SMOC

As an full B scale said to a new joiner the other...

As an full B scale said to a new joiner the other day....

"it'll take you 5 years before your entire paycheck could cover my rent"!
4th Jan 2015, 01:22
Replies: 243
Views: 253,697
Posted By SMOC

In this video you can see how the gear bounces...

In this video you can see how the gear bounces during an extension when there is insufficient fluid flow, it's similar to an alternate extension.

If the gear door is in the way it'll look very...
3rd Jan 2015, 10:51
Replies: 243
Views: 253,697
Posted By SMOC

Having done gear swings I can assure you, the...

Having done gear swings I can assure you, the gear drops like a rock and actually bounces until it's allowed to fall gracefully to extend fully we actually used to push gear at the end of travel...
3rd Jan 2015, 02:07
Replies: 243
Views: 253,697
Posted By SMOC

The gear has contacted the outer wing gear...

The gear has contacted the outer wing gear folding door and basically ripped/folded it over into view. You can see the dimpling in the gear door that suggests it's deformed.

This suggests the...
31st Dec 2014, 02:14
Replies: 243
Views: 253,697
Posted By SMOC

Alternate system works as follows talking about a...

Alternate system works as follows talking about a single wing gear. Quick n nasty version.

Electric motor runs, rotary cam drives cables to unlock the hydraulic lock holding the gear doors closed....
30th Dec 2014, 01:25
Replies: 243
Views: 253,697
Posted By SMOC

NSEU, If you flare at the normal time/height with...

NSEU, If you flare at the normal time/height with reduced elevator control it will be too late so the only option is to pre brief an earlier or stronger flare and make sure it's done, easily missed...
29th Dec 2014, 20:12
Replies: 243
Views: 253,697
Posted By SMOC

1. A previous post said it was at FL320 when it...

1. A previous post said it was at FL320 when it turned back.
2. Wing gear alternate extension.
3. Bounced / firm landing.

As said earlier all signs of a system 4 hydraulic failure.

1. Ops/Eng...
21st Dec 2014, 14:21
Replies: 7
Views: 3,066
Posted By SMOC

Wheels up. Same problem, however don't...

Wheels up.

Same problem, however don't click anything just go to an open tab and come back then the yes no buttons work.
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