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Forum: Middle East
17th Jul 2015, 12:48
Replies: 10
Views: 8,868
Posted By Kefuddle

Actually, I absolutely detest social network...

Actually, I absolutely detest social network shaming. Far too much if in communities in the UK, seems to be catching on and is horrible for those at the receiving end. Like the bloke above said, use...
15th May 2015, 13:25
Replies: 25
Views: 12,639
Posted By Kefuddle

I think CTC would have been your best chance at...

I think CTC would have been your best chance at getting into this business fairly painlessly to be honest. I got my first job through CTC, albeit about seven years ago. Upfront, to the point and...
14th Mar 2015, 03:27
Replies: 15
Views: 5,006
Posted By Kefuddle

Luke, Not really the case for airline...

Luke,


Not really the case for airline employees and airport workers, who are all probably earning more than most Vietnamese airport workers and airline employees.
Forum: Middle East
7th Mar 2015, 03:20
Replies: 7
Views: 3,170
Posted By Kefuddle

The big push is on against the levantines.

The big push is on against the levantines.
Forum: Middle East
4th Mar 2015, 07:50
Replies: 3,953
Views: 1,836,940
Posted By Kefuddle

You'd have to sit on it to be effective for...

You'd have to sit on it to be effective for Levant ops.
Forum: Middle East
3rd Mar 2015, 10:25
Replies: 3,953
Views: 1,836,940
Posted By Kefuddle

OKC, referring back to an old safety ACN. I...

OKC, referring back to an old safety ACN. I believe the correct manoeuvre in these situations is the "Duck and Dive" manoeuvre :}
Forum: Tech Log
20th Feb 2015, 09:29
Replies: 19
Views: 5,655
Posted By Kefuddle

But the FMC calculates the approbate N1...

But the FMC calculates the approbate N1 regardless of A/P mode. I have not seen anything that even hints that the A/T response is different for MCP and FMC A/P modes.

There is a current bulletin...
16th Feb 2015, 08:18
Replies: 10
Views: 3,467
Posted By Kefuddle

Locate the BCC Horizon video called "The Wrong...

Locate the BCC Horizon video called "The Wrong Stuff" for a great commentary on the subject and to see the background and a potted history of our current thinking.
Forum: Tech Log
16th Feb 2015, 08:05
Replies: 13
Views: 3,919
Posted By Kefuddle

Hi, Thanks for the replies. Take the...

Hi,

Thanks for the replies.

Take the old sim scenario where the TRE creates a pressurisation problem after takeoff, hoping you don't notice, so that as you climb through 10,000 you get the...
Forum: Middle East
10th Feb 2015, 07:31
Replies: 10
Views: 4,116
Posted By Kefuddle

Avid, The city is called Thrivuathaparapar,...

Avid,

The city is called Thrivuathaparapar, Thrivanthrepur, Thrive... The airport is called Trivandrum. Previous spelling is OK.
Forum: Tech Log
6th Feb 2015, 06:08
Replies: 13
Views: 3,919
Posted By Kefuddle

These recent changes are nothing to do with...

These recent changes are nothing to do with Helios.
Forum: Tech Log
5th Feb 2015, 05:52
Replies: 13
Views: 3,919
Posted By Kefuddle

What about the Emergency Descent condition...

What about the Emergency Descent condition statement?
Forum: Tech Log
5th Feb 2015, 02:14
Replies: 13
Views: 3,919
Posted By Kefuddle

Question 737 QRH Cab Alt Warn and Emergency Des

Hi 737 Experts,

I'm trying to trace back the reason why the 14,000' criteria was removed from the Cabin Altitude Warning memory items and Emergency Descent condition statement.

I hoped to go...
12th Jan 2015, 09:58
Replies: 5
Views: 3,682
Posted By Kefuddle

I don't believe it is just the stall training...

I don't believe it is just the stall training that is the problem, it is the apparent inability of pilots to set a safe pitch and thrust before trying to cut through the confusion and figure out what...
4th Jan 2015, 01:50
Replies: 142
Views: 41,261
Posted By Kefuddle

Deadcut, What's the matter with "fully...

Deadcut,

What's the matter with "fully ready"? Like "fully established". Everybody knows you might otherwise be partially established on an ILS and that ATC may not be aware of the difference :\
Forum: Tech Log
26th Dec 2014, 14:29
Replies: 33
Views: 34,152
Posted By Kefuddle

I don't know. The only way I can rationalise...

I don't know. The only way I can rationalise those regs is that dry runways are by far the most common condition encountered by crews and so are treated in a more conservative fashion.

If the 60%...
Forum: Tech Log
24th Dec 2014, 12:11
Replies: 33
Views: 34,152
Posted By Kefuddle

Dirk, Yes it does, but only for dry and...

Dirk,

Yes it does, but only for dry and marginal conditions when alternates are available within the limits. When dispatch calculations for the destination are able to perform for the most...
Forum: Middle East
20th Oct 2014, 14:58
Replies: 3,953
Views: 1,836,940
Posted By Kefuddle

Yup, just check my contract. $24K and not $50K as...

Yup, just check my contract. $24K and not $50K as I previously guessed at.
Forum: Middle East
19th Oct 2014, 16:45
Replies: 3,953
Views: 1,836,940
Posted By Kefuddle

Yes, can't remember how much without digging out...

Yes, can't remember how much without digging out my contract, but something like 50K USD reducing over three years.
Forum: Tech Log
19th Oct 2014, 16:43
Replies: 50
Views: 16,295
Posted By Kefuddle

Taking this as an academic question, I wouldn't...

Taking this as an academic question, I wouldn't know where to begin without knowing such specifics such as the drag values and fuel vs thrust.

From a practical perspective, one simply reduces...
Forum: Tech Log
19th Oct 2014, 16:16
Replies: 43
Views: 21,149
Posted By Kefuddle

Denti, Yes, the FMC position must be a far...

Denti,

Yes, the FMC position must be a far superior navigation aid than any single beacon (assuming RNP is correct and ANP is within limits!). Which is probably why the Normal Amplified Procedures...
Forum: Middle East
18th Oct 2014, 19:32
Replies: 3,953
Views: 1,836,940
Posted By Kefuddle

The vast majority of FOs want to upgrade, and the...

The vast majority of FOs want to upgrade, and the vast majority of those pass and move to the left, so the point being made is solid.
Forum: Tech Log
17th Oct 2014, 08:21
Replies: 43
Views: 21,149
Posted By Kefuddle

I know that was a flippant question, but raw data...

I know that was a flippant question, but raw data monitoring is flying the FMC and checking that the needle is on the number (by whatever means). But raw data monitoring is more or less pointless if...
Forum: Tech Log
14th Oct 2014, 09:41
Replies: 43
Views: 21,149
Posted By Kefuddle

I guess taking into account the possibility that...

I guess taking into account the possibility that the ILS is u/s. Anyway, this is from the Boeing FCTM, so I am working to their and hence my company's definition of an overlay approach, which is the...
Forum: Tech Log
14th Oct 2014, 04:52
Replies: 43
Views: 21,149
Posted By Kefuddle

Going by my manuals, an overlay approach is a...

Going by my manuals, an overlay approach is a specific technique to aid approach navigation when the the specific procedure being flown is NOT in the FMC database. The overlay technique permits the...
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