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21st Aug 2019, 20:42
Replies: 1,453
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Posted By EIFFS

unless you are crossing water be it the Chanel,...

unless you are crossing water be it the Chanel, the Irish Sea or the North Sea then point 2 point unless you are going Scotland to London or further train can be a competitive factor in the decline,...
18th Jul 2019, 21:01
Replies: 301
Views: 139,242
Posted By EIFFS

True enough but LGW/LHR controllers are in a...

True enough but LGW/LHR controllers are in a different league than the rest of Europe
10th Jun 2019, 15:58
Replies: 3,348
Views: 2,919,637
Posted By EIFFS

The STS stability system already moves the Stab...

The STS stability system already moves the Stab without any pilot input as speed changes, hence the wizzing of trim wheels, the MCAS is control law software not hardware.

If Boeing are forced to...
9th Jun 2019, 08:39
Replies: 3,348
Views: 2,919,637
Posted By EIFFS

14% saving in fuel burn has been validated, Iíve...

14% saving in fuel burn has been validated, Iíve done enough trips from both EDI & DUB to SWF & PVD on both new-ish NG & the MAX and the saving in fuel burn is real world real.

The MAX is quieter...
8th Jun 2019, 14:58
Replies: 3,348
Views: 2,919,637
Posted By EIFFS

Unlikely but possible

I think a permanent ground unlikely, I guess Boeing could always restart the NG production, something 14% less fuel efficient but in the eyes of the public safe might work as a stop gap, Boeingís...
8th Jun 2019, 14:44
Replies: 3,348
Views: 2,919,637
Posted By EIFFS

Simulator capacity

Simulator capacity neednít be an issue, MCAS is not much more than a bolt on to the existing STS ( speed trim stability) system, therefore it would be relatively easy to put a software package on the...
17th May 2019, 14:30
Replies: 82
Views: 84,528
Posted By EIFFS

Well I have both the current NG & MAX QRH in...

Well I have both the current NG & MAX QRH in front of me and both state ďcontinuouslyĒ and that is at the root cause here.

I have flown classic, NG & MAX over the last 14 years and have never...
12th May 2019, 10:03
Replies: 92
Views: 81,310
Posted By EIFFS

Norwegian have been caught in a perfect storm,...

Norwegian have been caught in a perfect storm, some of it of their own making.

The problem with the 787 is well documented and means that between 2-4 airframes are out of service each week due to...
11th May 2019, 09:21
Replies: 93
Views: 54,857
Posted By EIFFS

Even if the MCAS was disabled the STS would still...

Even if the MCAS was disabled the STS would still be operational and this works to increase column force required in the event of a high pitch up at low speed.

once the MCAS is disabled any...
25th Apr 2019, 11:23
Replies: 908
Views: 944,697
Posted By EIFFS

I think so long as you leave it at Flaps1 until...

I think so long as you leave it at Flaps1 until 19’999ft there won’t be any issues.

Boeing have said that the real challenge will be to regain customer trust and that pilots trust in the aircraft...
23rd Apr 2019, 16:27
Replies: 92
Views: 81,310
Posted By EIFFS

Perversely it may help insofar that they have...

Perversely it may help insofar that they have already booked a loss based on hedge positions that were higher than they year end oil price, I think they are fairly well hedged for at least the first...
7th Apr 2019, 18:52
Replies: 61
Views: 49,935
Posted By EIFFS

v interesting stories and sad that some feel the...

v interesting stories and sad that some feel the need to bully sim candidates, it really isnít necessary and achieves only negative training/checking.

The conduct of an LPC is clearly outlined in...
3rd Apr 2019, 15:51
Replies: 908
Views: 944,697
Posted By EIFFS

Added to which if AT sesnses a low speed ( real...

Added to which if AT sesnses a low speed ( real or false) it will increase thrust if engaged further adding to your problems if you are already pointing at the ground
3rd Apr 2019, 15:44
Replies: 908
Views: 944,697
Posted By EIFFS

what you state is also correct, but in the sim (...

what you state is also correct, but in the sim ( level D FFS) at full back you canít trim back unless you release the back pressure, then it starts to trim again ( obviously with cut out switches in...
3rd Apr 2019, 08:25
Replies: 908
Views: 944,697
Posted By EIFFS

once you trip the cut out switches you remove ALL...

once you trip the cut out switches you remove ALL electric trim, whilst there is no NNC that directs you switch them back on again it would be the only way to regain electric trim, by that stage they...
1st Apr 2019, 07:25
Replies: 908
Views: 944,697
Posted By EIFFS

Apart from the two aircraft involved in the...

Apart from the two aircraft involved in the tragic loss of life are there other known instances of MCAS misbehaving?

I ask because with the best part of 400 aircraft in service one would have...
28th Mar 2019, 14:25
Replies: 32
Views: 49,411
Posted By EIFFS

Maybe a cheap ticket to Dublin with FR then...

Maybe a cheap ticket to Dublin with FR then Dublin to SWF with Norwegian £187 tomorrow, good luck either way
24th Mar 2019, 22:46
Replies: 29
Views: 18,538
Posted By EIFFS

Well most on here I guess haven’t flown the MAX,...

Well most on here I guess haven’t flown the MAX, all I can say is that having got 300+ hours on the MAX it’s a lovely bit of kit to fly, or was!!

First of let let me say that in light of the...
12th Mar 2019, 16:47
Replies: 1,192
Views: 868,709
Posted By EIFFS

Yep a hill to climb just got a lot bigger

Yep a hill to climb just got a lot bigger
12th Mar 2019, 13:29
Replies: 5,127
Views: 10,282,126
Posted By EIFFS

Unreliable airspeed is a memory item on the 737

Unreliable airspeed is a memory item on the 737
12th Mar 2019, 13:17
Replies: 5,127
Views: 10,282,126
Posted By EIFFS

the Trim switch cutout removes all electric power...

the Trim switch cutout removes all electric power to the trim system including the MCAS, it does mean that you need to manually trim the aircraft.
11th Mar 2019, 09:04
Replies: 5,127
Views: 10,282,126
Posted By EIFFS

Given the data so far presented and whilst...

Given the data so far presented and whilst acknowledging the similarities to the Lion Air accident, it seems that the aircraft was fairly low to have reached a clean configuration given the high...
4th Mar 2019, 10:09
Replies: 1,192
Views: 868,709
Posted By EIFFS

Smirf420 I think 3bn sounds a lot and...

Smirf420

I think 3bn sounds a lot and they’ve only said that internally the external figure is 2bn which also sounds a lot, but this is a NOK figure, which equates to roughly £200m give or take......
2nd Mar 2019, 09:24
Replies: 1,192
Views: 868,709
Posted By EIFFS

Well for all hype about market retrenchment there...

Well for all hype about market retrenchment there seems little sign of it happening on the ground, the Canary Island base closures donít happen until October/November, PMI happens next month, but in...
23rd Feb 2019, 22:59
Replies: 172
Views: 198,234
Posted By EIFFS

well worth a look look at the pictures on this...

well worth a look look at the pictures on this link, not only have they swapped the engine, but also the under carriage, it now has 4 wheels on each bogie and itís seems they got around the scantions...
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