Go Back  PPRuNe Forums > Search Forums
Reload this Page >

Search Results

 
Search: Posts Made By: Rick777
Showing results 1 to 25 of 330
Search took 0.10 seconds.
4th May 2019, 04:40
Replies: 14
Views: 3,057
Posted By Rick777

The captain decides just like everything else. At...

The captain decides just like everything else. At my old airline the captain usually made any welcome aboard or announcement about delays. We usually flew every other leg, and the pilot not flying...
Forum: Tech Log
28th Apr 2019, 01:05
Replies: 13
Views: 2,962
Posted By Rick777

What kind of lame instructor did you have? All of...

What kind of lame instructor did you have? All of that should have been debriefed regardless of recurrent or initial. Not knowing how to operate the parking break is kind of a big deal.
Forum: Tech Log
21st Apr 2019, 17:42
Replies: 13
Views: 2,967
Posted By Rick777

It's been a while since I've flown the A320, but...

It's been a while since I've flown the A320, but I spent 10 years as a captain on it. As I remember in direct law it flys just like a normal airplane. I really don't see what the problem is landing...
Forum: North America
18th Apr 2019, 23:53
Replies: 14
Views: 3,495
Posted By Rick777

Just be glad you aren't trying to convert your...

Just be glad you aren't trying to convert your FAA certificate to ESSA.
Forum: Tech Log
31st Mar 2019, 17:32
Replies: 12
Views: 3,094
Posted By Rick777

As I remember taxiing into some gates at LAX we...

As I remember taxiing into some gates at LAX we could taxi in at idle but were not allowed to add power. If you ever stopped you needed a tug.
Forum: Tech Log
25th Mar 2019, 02:00
Replies: 16
Views: 3,564
Posted By Rick777

I did it once. Had a gear fire warning on climb...

I did it once. Had a gear fire warning on climb out so we lowered the gear per ECAM. The warning went away when the hot brakes cooled off. We forgot to slow down to retract the gear. Nothing bad...
19th Feb 2019, 21:37
Replies: 17
Views: 10,747
Posted By Rick777

I know a couple of guys who work for FTI who do...

I know a couple of guys who work for FTI who do occasional ferry work. They maintain cruuency as sim instructors. I can't imagine only doing it flying airplanes.
14th Jan 2019, 02:59
Replies: 920
Views: 308,084
Posted By Rick777

The USAF has started taking delivery of the KC...

The USAF has started taking delivery of the KC 46. There minor tech problems, but it sounds like they are easy to work around until they are solved.
5th Jan 2019, 00:50
Replies: 39
Views: 5,580
Posted By Rick777

I was living in Waipahu, Hawaii just down the...

I was living in Waipahu, Hawaii just down the road from Barbers Point when they were filming the movie. I used to see a lot of interesting formations overhead and went over to see the planes on the...
4th Jan 2019, 23:53
Replies: 58
Views: 12,239
Posted By Rick777

Hypersonic weapons are great until your enemy has...

Hypersonic weapons are great until your enemy has lasers to defend against them.
29th Dec 2018, 02:53
Replies: 41
Views: 8,478
Posted By Rick777

In the 70s and early 80s KC135s were still using...

In the 70s and early 80s KC135s were still using celestial as our primary means of navigation. We had dopplers, but they usually didn't work over water. We did practice grid on a regular basis though...
1st Dec 2018, 04:19
Replies: 8
Views: 2,031
Posted By Rick777

I used to fly for a freight airline that had...

I used to fly for a freight airline that had B707s from several airlines. We had some planes with swirches going one way and some the otner. Also switch position varied greatly from plane to plane....
Forum: Tech Log
1st Dec 2018, 03:42
Replies: 24
Views: 2,533
Posted By Rick777

Block altitudes are used all thme time by the...

Block altitudes are used all thme time by the military for air refueling and large airplanes in formation.
27th Nov 2018, 21:17
Replies: 14
Views: 1,306
Posted By Rick777

Of course you can fly without AOA data. Just keep...

Of course you can fly without AOA data. Just keep the plane above stall speed. The problem is when the AOA system fails and it's tied to warnings or worse to an automatic trim system like the 737...
9th Oct 2018, 05:01
Replies: 21
Views: 7,172
Posted By Rick777

I assume from the snarky comments that...

I assume from the snarky comments that authorities in Europe have no right to defend government facilities from drone attack.
15th Aug 2018, 02:19
Replies: 45
Views: 5,195
Posted By Rick777

I'm not a FJ pilot. Got 130 hours in the T38 and...

I'm not a FJ pilot. Got 130 hours in the T38 and then flew heavies mil and civ. There is little similarity between old simulators and modern ones. The first landing an airline pilot makes in a new...
27th Jul 2018, 19:05
Replies: 31
Views: 4,971
Posted By Rick777

I flew KC-135s from 1975 to 1988. When I started...

I flew KC-135s from 1975 to 1988. When I started we had to wear parachutes and helmets for refueling and obviously no passengers. When I retired carring passengers to and from overseas places was...
3rd Jul 2018, 00:05
Replies: 45
Views: 16,997
Posted By Rick777

I flew all around the US for 35 years and that...

I flew all around the US for 35 years and that is exactly what I did. Never got any hail damage.
Forum: Tech Log
8th Jun 2018, 20:24
Replies: 26
Views: 2,943
Posted By Rick777

U.S. military cargo planes carry a lot of...

U.S. military cargo planes carry a lot of passengers and don't have many windows so they obviously aren't necessary, but I certainly prefer having windows.
Forum: North America
28th May 2018, 20:07
Replies: 12
Views: 3,311
Posted By Rick777

Speaking as a retired airline captain, while some...

Speaking as a retired airline captain, while some guys just love flying and want to keep at, I don't need the hassle, the risk or the money.
25th Apr 2018, 16:38
Replies: 63
Views: 18,149
Posted By Rick777

The passenger had given up his seat and been...

The passenger had given up his seat and been compensated. He changed his mind and snuck back on the plane illegally. He intentionally made a scene to get attention and more money from United. It...
Forum: Tech Log
5th Apr 2018, 21:08
Replies: 190
Views: 43,404
Posted By Rick777

I love this. I spent my first 16 years flying...

I love this. I spent my first 16 years flying KC-135s and B707s. My last 10 was in the left seat of an A320 which I usually let the computer fly, but then I already knew how. Most of my FOs hand flew...
Forum: Tech Log
5th Apr 2018, 20:42
Replies: 31
Views: 5,395
Posted By Rick777

The best solution is at KDEN. Runways are like...

The best solution is at KDEN. Runways are like spokes from the terminal. Parallels pointing away from the terminal are both used for take off. Those pointed at the terminal are both used for landings...
9th Mar 2018, 17:41
Replies: 48
Views: 6,494
Posted By Rick777

Let's just hope Trump doesn't wind up sharing...

Let's just hope Trump doesn't wind up sharing nuclear technology with Kim.
6th Feb 2018, 04:12
Replies: 45
Views: 8,054
Posted By Rick777

When I worked for United line pilots only flew...

When I worked for United line pilots only flew 733 and 735 or 732. Training center pilots flew both. All our 300 and 500 had EFIS. 200s were all round dial.
Showing results 1 to 25 of 330
 


 
Forum Jump

Contact Us Archive Advertising Cookie Policy Privacy Statement Terms of Service

Copyright 2018 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.