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15th Feb 2020, 19:29
Replies: 7
Views: 4,814
Posted By Council Van

India. Jeep on the Runway

Not a lot of information in the article but this caught my attention. Apparently an Air India Airbus crew met a Jeep on take off and as result had a tail strike due to early rotation.
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16th Dec 2019, 18:39
Replies: 33
Views: 20,304
Posted By Council Van

The Captain is reported as saying "that during...

The Captain is reported as saying "that during the walk around they had seen only snow on the wing but no ice, and therefore had not requested de-icing"

Were they hoping it would just blow off?
Forum: Tech Log
9th Dec 2019, 07:46
Replies: 77
Views: 31,750
Posted By Council Van

The biggest error that day, amongst many, was...

The biggest error that day, amongst many, was failing to turn on the engine anti ice so the engine instruments suggested that they had the correct thrust set but the engine's were actually producing...
7th Dec 2019, 12:10
Replies: 217
Views: 245,736
Posted By Council Van

I have always wondered how many feet that wing...

I have always wondered how many feet that wing top was above the ground, how much more angle of bank they could have got away with and if they did that on purpose or slightly miss judged that...
3rd Dec 2019, 08:10
Replies: 4
Views: 2,045
Posted By Council Van

Maximum Pete I have sent you a PM.

Maximum Pete I have sent you a PM.
Forum: Rotorheads
29th Nov 2019, 17:35
Replies: 32
Views: 7,818
Posted By Council Van

I was only speculating, never been in a...

I was only speculating, never been in a helicopter, don't know much about that side of the industry other than guessing that Bristow are probably one of the biggest employers of rotary pilots in the...
Forum: Rotorheads
28th Nov 2019, 17:51
Replies: 32
Views: 7,818
Posted By Council Van

I believe they are currently training fully...

I believe they are currently training fully sponsored cadets for Bristow helicopters so that would suggest they have quite high standards and perhaps training with them could provide an opportunity...
25th Nov 2019, 18:43
Replies: 25
Views: 16,900
Posted By Council Van

BA A320. Onion bahjis smell.

This sounded really nasty with both pilots apparently becoming partially incapacitated on the approach to Paphos.

Accident: British Airways A320 at Paphos on Oct 19th 2019, fumes in cockpit, both...
25th Nov 2019, 18:24
Replies: 27
Views: 36,694
Posted By Council Van

The police family liason unit are supporting the...

The police family liason unit are supporting the missing pilots family. Still no sign of the aircraft this evening. I suspect the outcome will unfortunately not be the one we would hope for.
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22nd Nov 2019, 10:48
Replies: 55
Views: 8,336
Posted By Council Van

I used to fly an Islander on surveillance...

I used to fly an Islander on surveillance operations. The customer wanted their operative to move from the back seats to the front if they wanted to take photos out of the DV window.

The thought...
3rd Nov 2019, 15:10
Replies: 89
Views: 24,910
Posted By Council Van

At the last outfit I was at raw data was not...

At the last outfit I was at raw data was not allowed. The Flight Director had to be used if hand flying.
29th Oct 2019, 11:48
Replies: 6
Views: 2,144
Posted By Council Van

The article on BBC West Midlands evening news...

The article on BBC West Midlands evening news last night was about Wellesbourne Mountford not Coventry.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b006mj57/episodes/player Evening News, about 13 minutes...
20th Oct 2019, 08:59
Replies: 245
Views: 328,685
Posted By Council Van

Well come to aviation, I spent 3 years in the...

Well come to aviation, I spent 3 years in the hold pool for a well known freight operator, half that time was on the dole as well, whilst they had a change of direction and took on a load of cadets....
19th Oct 2019, 20:03
Replies: 2,884
Views: 2,642,644
Posted By Council Van

[QUOTE=Sharklet_321;10598371]I would agree that...

[QUOTE=Sharklet_321;10598371]I would agree that there are hardly massive holes to fill with the demise of TCX. If anything, they may want to consolidate and lift yields at those locations. Unless...
18th Oct 2019, 20:45
Replies: 8
Views: 1,636
Posted By Council Van

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/...

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/720x1440/screenshot_20191018_213919_c4eae9c7dfbad6542ffd1979bbedb63c16fcca12.png
Tel Aviv is similar for East bound departures due to the political...
18th Oct 2019, 19:21
Replies: 10
Views: 8,279
Posted By Council Van

I am not saying the landing lights will help but...

I am not saying the landing lights will help but some times it pays to look out the window.

I was with one line trainer (new airline for me but not type) going into Manchester on a reasonably...
14th Oct 2019, 18:12
Replies: 8
Views: 1,636
Posted By Council Van

This video doesn't include Biggin Traffic but...

This video doesn't include Biggin Traffic but does show all the arrivals and departures for the 5 big airports and demonstrates the lack of airspace available for aircraft to climb through to the...
Forum: Tech Log
14th Oct 2019, 12:36
Replies: 43
Views: 21,454
Posted By Council Van

Some years since I left but they were awful.

Some years since I left but they were awful.
14th Oct 2019, 09:36
Replies: 21
Views: 17,783
Posted By Council Van

It's not just our African friends who make...

It's not just our African friends who make mistakes. Back in 2012 an EAT(DHL) A300/600 freighter started to taxi at East Midlands after the tow bar had been disconnected but before the tug had moved...
Forum: Tech Log
14th Oct 2019, 09:20
Replies: 43
Views: 21,454
Posted By Council Van

According to DHL there is no issue with...

According to DHL there is no issue with contaminated air from the C engine':=

Boxes don't really care do they.
Replies: 2
Views: 764
Posted By Council Van

If you want to part with some money then Boeing...

If you want to part with some money then Boeing Computer Based Pilot Training Courses - CPat Global (http://shop.cpat.com/boeing/) I know nothing about this company but somehow they have my email...
5th Oct 2019, 20:08
Replies: 18
Views: 8,614
Posted By Council Van

[/list] I was told that it would be against...

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I was told that it would be against some one's human rights under EU law for an airline to ban a passenger who had been disruptive on the flight of another company. This came from a flight...
4th Oct 2019, 22:23
Replies: 27
Views: 7,315
Posted By Council Van

I don't know if it is mentioned by any one else...

I don't know if it is mentioned by any one else but line training is normally 4 sectors with a safety pilot, after that it's just you and the training Captain with an aircraft full of passengers who...
Replies: 6
Views: 1,467
Posted By Council Van

Your choice should not be based on location but...

Your choice should not be based on location but quality of training. However do not think it is practical to travel 1.45 each way every day. Don't forget that 1.45 could easily become 2.30. If you...
3rd Oct 2019, 19:48
Replies: 13
Views: 1,821
Posted By Council Van

Another AN12 has just turned up at Liverpool from...

Another AN12 has just turned up at Liverpool from Luxembourg. I knew what it was as soon as I heard it flying over my house in North Staffs.

I always remember watching the remains of one falling...
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