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Forum: Tech Log
13th Jul 2018, 22:15
Replies: 9
Views: 3,692
Posted By Capt Chambo

[QUOTE][- I don't recall that we ever had a...

[QUOTE][- I don't recall that we ever had a flameout of a FADEC engine attributed to a lightning strike./QUOTE]

About 10 years ago I flew B737NG’s for an Asian carrier, and during that time we had...
21st Oct 2017, 22:58
Replies: 5
Views: 8,038
Posted By Capt Chambo

Lovely woman. Very sad. RIP

Lovely woman. Very sad.

RIP
13th Jul 2017, 00:38
Replies: 11
Views: 2,636
Posted By Capt Chambo

There is a Beech Starship, at Caloundra airfield...

There is a Beech Starship, at Caloundra airfield on the Queensland Sunshine Coast. It's not airworthy but an Interesting aeroplane to see in the flesh.
4th Mar 2017, 03:02
Replies: 49
Views: 15,670
Posted By Capt Chambo

She was still there and appeared to be in one...

She was still there and appeared to be in one piece on Friday 3rd March
27th Oct 2016, 23:12
Replies: 14
Views: 3,636
Posted By Capt Chambo

I vaguely remember Richard at British Midland,...

I vaguely remember Richard at British Midland, but he would have left in late 1988 or early 1989. As best as I can recall he had been a helicopter pilot before joining Midland.
21st Aug 2016, 13:13
Replies: 58
Views: 27,142
Posted By Capt Chambo

The Australian news papers are reporting that the...

The Australian news papers are reporting that the cause of the engine shut down, and subsequent diversion, was due to an issue related to a transfer gearbox.

This is a link to the relevant...
11th Aug 2016, 03:03
Replies: 58
Views: 27,142
Posted By Capt Chambo

The "Australian" newspaper of the 10th August...

The "Australian" newspaper of the 10th August also has an article about the incident.

According to their report the engine that was shutdown was only 3 months old.

The article is hidden behind...
7th Aug 2016, 13:43
Replies: 58
Views: 27,142
Posted By Capt Chambo

The reason I thought the item newsworthy was that...

The reason I thought the item newsworthy was that it seems to me that there have been a significant number of inflight engine shutdowns, in the B787's relatively short service career.

There are a...
7th Aug 2016, 10:59
Replies: 58
Views: 27,142
Posted By Capt Chambo

JQ12 Diverts to Guam

Local Queensland paper reporting that JQ12 a B787, from Tokyo Narita to Coolangata has diverted to Guam after a precautionary engine shutdown.

The article...
4th Aug 2016, 05:36
Replies: 7
Views: 2,652
Posted By Capt Chambo

Apologies for the thread drift, but..... I...

Apologies for the thread drift, but.....

I seem to recall reading somewhere that Australia tried to set up it's own "GPS" system based on the ITRF before adopting WGS84.

China's airfields are...
4th Aug 2016, 03:08
Replies: 1,455
Views: 593,698
Posted By Capt Chambo

Here you go...

Here you go...
Forum: Tech Log
27th Jul 2016, 04:55
Replies: 14
Views: 5,781
Posted By Capt Chambo

It's answers like this that keep me coming back...

It's answers like this that keep me coming back to PPRuNe.

Thank you
20th May 2016, 03:10
Replies: 33
Views: 5,071
Posted By Capt Chambo

Keg, has largely answered the OP's question. ...

Keg, has largely answered the OP's question.

The RTA can be used, but if it starts chasing ridiculous speeds then I tend to note the speeds it was going to use and program the FMC with those...
17th May 2016, 09:16
Replies: 18
Views: 3,925
Posted By Capt Chambo

Again FWIW.... I was planning the same...

Again FWIW....

I was planning the same strategy but found that I couldn't get past various HR departments until I had an Ozzie ATPL in my hands. Felt that a couple of job opportunities were...
17th May 2016, 06:49
Replies: 18
Views: 3,925
Posted By Capt Chambo

FWIW I did my foreign licence conversion to...

FWIW

I did my foreign licence conversion to an Australian ATPL about 5 years ago.
Before I began I had read that some operators would not employ you if your new Australian ATPL was converted from...
10th May 2016, 03:29
Replies: 50
Views: 35,658
Posted By Capt Chambo

SQ's investment in Virgin Atlantic was hardly an...

SQ's investment in Virgin Atlantic was hardly an inspired investment. SQ paid 600m for a 49% stake in Virgin Atlantic in 1999, which it then sold to Delta for 224m, a loss of 376m!

The Gruniad...
Forum: Tech Log
8th Apr 2016, 03:29
Replies: 15
Views: 3,202
Posted By Capt Chambo

For the B737NG. Very broadly speaking, and...

For the B737NG.
Very broadly speaking, and assuming the crew, aeroplane, airfield are approved, and the procedure is in the FMC.



Before we commence an RNP/RNAV STAR we need one of everything...
Forum: Jet Blast
7th Nov 2015, 23:36
Replies: 18
Views: 1,768
Posted By Capt Chambo

I wonder if any PPRuNers can help with this...

I wonder if any PPRuNers can help with this obscure request?

Back in late 1987-1988 either on the Derek Jameson, or Jimmy Young show on BBC Radio2 they featured a short piece by, I believe a...
Forum: Tech Log
28th Oct 2015, 20:53
Replies: 47
Views: 6,866
Posted By Capt Chambo

What Centaurus said....:ok:

What Centaurus said....:ok:
Forum: Tech Log
17th Sep 2015, 07:00
Replies: 23
Views: 8,736
Posted By Capt Chambo

Eh? Nothing about pausing in any of my -NG...

Eh?

Nothing about pausing in any of my -NG manuals. (Although I will concede that the way Pilot Monitoring duties are written it "could" be read that way)

As B737SFP writes the classics...
Forum: Tech Log
15th Sep 2015, 03:38
Replies: 27
Views: 5,477
Posted By Capt Chambo

Wise words form J-T G00gle National Airlines...

Wise words form J-T

G00gle National Airlines DC10 Flight 27,back in 1973, and look particularly for the CVR transcript. There you should find a discussion between the Capt. and the Flight Engineer...
Forum: Tech Log
23rd May 2015, 00:44
Replies: 10
Views: 5,401
Posted By Capt Chambo

Another couple of random thoughts that have...

Another couple of random thoughts that have occurred to me. The stab. trim setting must be a compromise setting particularly on the -NG. The "normal" flap setting for T/O I would suggest is Flap 5,...
Forum: Tech Log
21st May 2015, 23:35
Replies: 10
Views: 5,401
Posted By Capt Chambo

As ever a thought provoking post from you...

As ever a thought provoking post from you Centaurus.

A couple of random thoughts..

I seem to recall way back that the stab trim setting was only valid for a full thrust take off. Not sure if...
21st May 2015, 23:17
Replies: 125
Views: 16,377
Posted By Capt Chambo

The "advice" that non-RPT aircraft might like to...

The "advice" that non-RPT aircraft might like to give way to RPT aircraft is also in the AIP

Ref:- AIP 21Aug 2014. ENR 1.1-71 41.1.8
Forum: Jet Blast
16th May 2015, 05:55
Replies: 38
Views: 3,016
Posted By Capt Chambo

When I lived in the SE of the U.K. London Pride...

When I lived in the SE of the U.K. London Pride was my beer of choice. It was even on tap in my local pub in Farnham. It was then replaced by TEA ( Tongham English Ale), and that then became my...
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