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10th Jul 2021, 02:51
Replies: 65
Views: 10,667
Posted By jriv

If we were a closed system, sure. But we’re not....

If we were a closed system, sure. But we’re not. The sun pours energy into the earth’s atmosphere.

Now you could make the argument that the total amount of energy in the solar system is...
9th Jul 2021, 04:07
Replies: 65
Views: 10,667
Posted By jriv

IOW. “ I know better. Change is bad.”

IOW. “ I know better. Change is bad.”
9th Jul 2021, 02:47
Replies: 65
Views: 10,667
Posted By jriv

Every poster so far: change is bad ☹️

Every poster so far: change is bad ☹️
27th May 2021, 01:18
Replies: 99
Views: 52,272
Posted By jriv

“In 2020, approximately 3,358,814 deaths occurred...

“In 2020, approximately 3,358,814 deaths occurred in the United States (Table (https://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/70/wr/mm7014e1.htm#T1_down)). The age-adjusted rate was 828.7 deaths per 100,000...
26th May 2021, 18:03
Replies: 99
Views: 52,272
Posted By jriv

Thanks for clearing that up, professor.

Thanks for clearing that up, professor.
15th Oct 2020, 18:37
Replies: 134
Views: 78,090
Posted By jriv

Fox News is the most popular news station in the...

Fox News is the most popular news station in the world. Fox News IS msm.

https://www.statista.com/statistics/373814/cable-news-network-viewership-usa/
14th Oct 2020, 16:40
Replies: 134
Views: 78,090
Posted By jriv

“The media” concocted neither. “The media”...

“The media” concocted neither. “The media” certainly didn’t coordinate among themselves to lie to the public.
7th Sep 2020, 22:38
Replies: 153
Views: 71,814
Posted By jriv

What a truly sad display of a divided pilot...

What a truly sad display of a divided pilot group.

Management just sits back and watches you all taunt each other as if you know the other group is going to get chopped. Of course nobody knows...
22nd Aug 2020, 02:07
Replies: 153
Views: 71,814
Posted By jriv

I wonder what they'd prefer?

I wonder what they'd prefer?
22nd Aug 2020, 00:55
Replies: 153
Views: 71,814
Posted By jriv

So you’re arguing against the requirement for...

So you’re arguing against the requirement for seatbelts and other laws society has passed in order to protect the greater good? Sounds like a philosophical argument, not a scientific one.
21st Aug 2020, 23:56
Replies: 153
Views: 71,814
Posted By jriv

Numero Crunchero I noticed you didn’t...

Numero Crunchero

I noticed you didn’t mention the United States in your analysis. If you had, you’d see that the US is seeing about an extra 1,000 deaths a day compared to pre-COVID. That’s the...
1st Jan 2020, 05:19
Replies: 143
Views: 103,855
Posted By jriv

Oops! Right.

Oops! Right.
31st Dec 2019, 23:02
Replies: 143
Views: 103,855
Posted By jriv

Good questions. I suppose it comes down to...

Good questions. I suppose it comes down to supply and demand, but it sure seemed like there were enough applicants for the majors before the current big union contracts.

The real pressure was at...
31st Dec 2019, 22:24
Replies: 143
Views: 103,855
Posted By jriv

US airlines used to have “defined benefit”...

US airlines used to have “defined benefit” pension plans where the company promised to put money away for you and you’d get a certain amount of money each month until both you and your spouse died....
31st Dec 2019, 16:54
Replies: 143
Views: 103,855
Posted By jriv

my net will be around $217k on $335k gross. I...

my net will be around $217k on $335k gross. I live in California. The state of California got about 30% of those taxes paid and the federal government got the other 70%. California is a high-tax...
Forum: Canada
30th Dec 2019, 22:03
Replies: 7
Views: 2,195
Posted By jriv

When I was a college student I worked as a...

When I was a college student I worked as a non-pilot crewmember on the Twin Otter during 2 summers. It was an awesome job.

The floats hold 225 gallons of water each. The water is collected through...
30th Dec 2019, 06:21
Replies: 143
Views: 103,855
Posted By jriv

Thats pretty accurate.

Thats pretty accurate.
29th Dec 2019, 10:39
Replies: 143
Views: 103,855
Posted By jriv

Alaska Airlines A320 Captian. $335k USD plus...

Alaska Airlines A320 Captian.

$335k USD plus $50k USD contribution to retirement fund, totaling $385K

16 days off a month

About 900 hours flight time.

Can somebody explain why you guys...
Forum: Tech Log
16th May 2016, 03:11
Replies: 59
Views: 18,221
Posted By jriv

I haven't read where anybody suggested breaking...

I haven't read where anybody suggested breaking SOP.

At my airline we only fly A320s. Our SOP says to insert an "appropriate" number in the appropriate minimums field. On a visual that would...
2nd Jun 2014, 07:38
Replies: 63
Views: 78,378
Posted By jriv

What could have been a really cool thread about...

What could have been a really cool thread about where a guy could pull down the most coin turned into a dick measuring contest.

Bummer.
Forum: Canada
29th Sep 2013, 04:38
Replies: 9
Views: 3,319
Posted By jriv

I am Canadian and was able to immigrate based on...

I am Canadian and was able to immigrate based on employment as a flight instructor.

I went to UND. When I graduated I decided I wanted to stay in the US. UND wouldn't sponsor me, so I got a job...
10th Aug 2013, 22:48
Replies: 512
Views: 297,131
Posted By jriv

A squared: Oops, I meant Y. The...

A squared:



Oops, I meant Y. The reverse high-speed. So they are slowed all the way down to 5 knots or so to make the 130 degree turn.

I make it often, but if there's a tailwind, or I''m...
10th Aug 2013, 04:09
Replies: 512
Views: 297,131
Posted By jriv

Of course SWA pilots get to pick up extra if they...

Of course SWA pilots get to pick up extra if they come in under block!!! That's why they're always in such a GD hurry!

If you disagree, please explain why they are always asking for shortcuts. ...
10th Aug 2013, 03:47
Replies: 512
Views: 297,131
Posted By jriv

When the Asiana pilots crashed, it was because...

When the Asiana pilots crashed, it was because they didn't bring in the power at all. Just left it at idle as the plane stalled and crashed into the runway. Pure incompetence.

When the SW pilots...
4th Sep 2012, 03:57
Replies: 99
Views: 27,492
Posted By jriv

So do Mexicans also not need a US visa to be...

So do Mexicans also not need a US visa to be based in the US? How about Germans, or Yemenis?
3rd Sep 2012, 02:12
Replies: 99
Views: 27,492
Posted By jriv

Just seems a little strange that only Canadians...

Just seems a little strange that only Canadians would be afforded the privilege of working in the US. Why not Mexicans? Or Germans?
2nd Sep 2012, 18:23
Replies: 99
Views: 27,492
Posted By jriv

Does Cathay also help other nationals get US...

Does Cathay also help other nationals get US visas, or just Canadians. If not, why?
Forum: Tech Log
1st Sep 2012, 05:36
Replies: 58
Views: 12,637
Posted By jriv

To answer your original question: You had GD...

To answer your original question:

You had GD bugged, in Open Des. When the speed brakes deployed, Vls increased above GD. The autoflight system now considers Vls the target airspeed since it is...
24th May 2012, 03:43
Replies: 107
Views: 154,130
Posted By jriv

Cpt. Underpants has been providing useful,...

Cpt. Underpants has been providing useful, respectful content to this board for years. Airgent, you are no gent. You come off as a disrespectful brat.

I was hired as a DESO in 2008. I ended up...
Forum: Tech Log
14th Mar 2012, 04:50
Replies: 29
Views: 7,851
Posted By jriv

The problem with that technique is that if you...

The problem with that technique is that if you encounter an updraft or increasing headwind, the thrust will decrease to not exceed 500 FPM/bug speed. You will be limiting yourself to 500 FPM. Why not...
Forum: Tech Log
9th Mar 2012, 15:20
Replies: 4
Views: 4,722
Posted By jriv

A note at the bottom of FCOM DSC-22 30-90 P 5/12:...

A note at the bottom of FCOM DSC-22 30-90 P 5/12:

If the flight crew pushes and holds one instinctive disconnect pb for more than 15 s, the A/THR system is disconnected for the remainder of the...
Forum: Tech Log
6th Dec 2011, 18:59
Replies: 15
Views: 3,169
Posted By jriv

I'm not sure if you caught it, but I corrected my...

I'm not sure if you caught it, but I corrected my original post by saying that at the gate the sensor showed about .979 G. The cosine of 3 degrees is 0.9986, so it still seems a little off.
Forum: Tech Log
6th Dec 2011, 18:34
Replies: 15
Views: 3,169
Posted By jriv

I think ROO got it... Tried it in a...

I think ROO got it...

Tried it in a different aircraft, same result. Looked at VRTA in flight and saw that at 2.5-3 degrees it held 1.0G. At the gate it is -1 -> +1 degree pitch depending on how...
Forum: Tech Log
2nd Dec 2011, 20:24
Replies: 15
Views: 3,169
Posted By jriv

Could be... i'l check again on another plane...

Could be... i'l check again on another plane next week.

And now that I think about it, I think they showed 0.979 g.
Forum: Tech Log
2nd Dec 2011, 19:16
Replies: 15
Views: 3,169
Posted By jriv

A320 FBW: Why 0.96G at the gate?

I pulled up the VRTA AIDS code at the gate a couple days ago. The two accelerometers showed 0.959 G.

Why wouldn't they show 1.0?
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