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29th Aug 2022, 15:32
Replies: 62
Views: 27,156
Posted By B888

Micro Sleep

Thank you , I got the book and it truly is eye opening, especially the chapter on Micro - Sleep.
14th Aug 2022, 12:43
Replies: 267
Views: 71,921
Posted By B888

Were You trained for this

An Excellent post by FDR ( as usual ). If there is a serious incident or accident, one of the first things the regulatory body asks the cockpit crew is “Were you trained for this”.
If not, why did...
17th Jul 2022, 17:37
Replies: 266
Views: 94,314
Posted By B888

Every cheese has holes

This procedure was used by my outfit when we operated Airbus and worked well. However one pitfall ( and this happened on a flight ) is the setting of QNH and forgetting to switch back to STD.
This...
3rd Jun 2021, 17:42
Replies: 60
Views: 27,442
Posted By B888

Not trying to judge here ( as the longer you’re a...

Not trying to judge here ( as the longer you’re a pilot, then you should realize how easy crap happens), but taxiway lines does not guarantee wingtip clearance. If you’re not absolutely sure, stop....
9th Oct 2019, 23:48
Replies: 32
Views: 31,752
Posted By B888

#17 (https://www.pprune.org/10588115-post17.html)...

#17 (https://www.pprune.org/10588115-post17.html) (permalink (https://www.pprune.org/rumours-news/626100-filming-short-final.html#post10588115)) ...
Forum: Tech Log
27th Sep 2019, 00:07
Replies: 18
Views: 3,097
Posted By B888

Thanks for all the replies of which I do agree to...

Thanks for all the replies of which I do agree to most, having flown medium/heavies for 20+ years.
But what I really wanted was hard evidence/ documentation of the dangers of flying over/close to...
Forum: Tech Log
25th Sep 2019, 01:51
Replies: 18
Views: 3,097
Posted By B888

FL380 To FL400 The pressurization failure...

FL380 To FL400
The pressurization failure scenario is good to note.
Ice crystal icing does occur near these weather phenomena
Inversions also occur. There was an airplane from my mob which flew...
Forum: Tech Log
24th Sep 2019, 22:55
Replies: 18
Views: 3,097
Posted By B888

Dangers of Flying over a Tropical Storm

Does anyone have any documentation of the dangers of flying Commercial airplanes over a Tropical Storm?
I’m not speaking of the obvious dangers of thunderstorms as some storms have big enough gaps...
11th Jan 2017, 21:21
Replies: 88
Views: 60,952
Posted By B888

Pressing the Approach

The attached file shows how easy it is to Press the Approach.
This was a NASA study which give solutions.
2nd Jul 2013, 23:25
Replies: 90
Views: 49,351
Posted By B888

Why Professional & Experience Pilots Sometimes Press the Approach

http://flightsafety.org/asw/dec06/asw_dec06_p28-33.pdf?dl=1
20th Jun 2013, 23:42
Replies: 165
Views: 85,939
Posted By B888

Thank you alf. Very useful.

Thank you alf.
Very useful.
20th Jun 2013, 21:14
Replies: 165
Views: 85,939
Posted By B888

Re: Reference Material

Quote :

I thought the "loss of hearing" was common knowledge?
The very first sense to go out the window when a person gets stressed is the sense of humour. Then the hearing loss follows shortly...
19th Jun 2013, 22:30
Replies: 165
Views: 85,939
Posted By B888

Official Reference

Quote: FIREFLYBOB

Psychologists have established (and subjectively I think they are correct) that when humans become "maxed out" the first "sense" which the brain deletes is that of hearing. ie...
Forum: Tech Log
5th Jan 2013, 23:42
Replies: 19
Views: 4,324
Posted By B888

Flying B738. Volume 2, Pg. 4.10.9 VNAV mode...

Flying B738.
Volume 2, Pg. 4.10.9
VNAV mode is terminated by any one of the following :

Crosstrack deviation exceeds twice the RNP value during PTH descent for
an active leg with a database...
Forum: Tech Log
9th Oct 2012, 01:04
Replies: 24
Views: 5,008
Posted By B888

I fly 737 - 800. My FCTM says to limit bank...

I fly 737 - 800.
My FCTM says to limit bank angle to 10 degrees if near MAX altitude ( possible
pitch limit indicator appearing or stick shaker if turning at 25 degrees bank
and encountering...
5th Oct 2012, 20:58
Replies: 40
Views: 26,776
Posted By B888

Touchdown Short Of Runway

Accident: Windjet A319 at Palermo on Sep 24th 2010, touched down short of runway (http://avherald.com/h?article=4315b792/0007&opt=0)


Risk Management taken too far.
At minimums without rwy in...
15th Mar 2012, 15:01
Replies: 3
Views: 5,543
Posted By B888

Link from AvHerald

Incident: Batavia A320 at Balikpapan on Mar 12th 2012, overran runway (http://avherald.com/h?article=44c4e844&opt=0)
17th Feb 2012, 09:58
Replies: 17
Views: 10,490
Posted By B888

Can't Be True

Incident: Air Europa B738 at Lanzarote on Oct 31st 2008, departed runway on landing (http://avherald.com/h?article=40f34e77/0001&opt=0)

This is the link to the report.
15th Feb 2012, 17:26
Replies: 17
Views: 10,490
Posted By B888

Air Europa Overrun: Final Report

By Simon Hradecky, created Wednesday, Feb 15th 2012 14:38Z, last updated Wednesday, Feb 15th 2012 14:40Z
Spain's Comision de Investigacion de Accidentes e Incidents de Aviacion Civil (CIAIAC)...
Forum: ATC Issues
29th Sep 2011, 12:19
Replies: 9
Views: 1,844
Posted By B888

Fuel to Exhaustion

Thank you HD.
If someone has a reference of where this
phrase can be found though, it will be
appreciated.
Forum: ATC Issues
29th Sep 2011, 12:02
Replies: 9
Views: 1,844
Posted By B888

Fuel to Exhaustion

A colleague of mine was asked in JFK airspace "What is
Your fuel to exhaustion " while holding in low vis conditions.
Could someone from ATC answer this and state where
it can be found ( eg....
17th Jun 2011, 19:16
Replies: 92
Views: 50,283
Posted By B888

One should only become a pilot in these times if...

One should only become a pilot in these times if you truly Love this profession ( make sure this is your PASSION ). If you get into it for money or status then eventually you will suffer. The late...
26th Jun 2010, 13:15
Replies: 70
Views: 29,272
Posted By B888

Well, it seems that 31L ( at least part of it )...

Well, it seems that 31L ( at least part of it ) will be opened on 29th June.
So, no more excuses?
Forum: Questions
24th Nov 2009, 10:52
Replies: 16
Views: 55,748
Posted By B888

1/2 the gust factor must be added to the steady...

1/2 the gust factor must be added to the steady wind when determining the crosswind component. This is stated in my Flt. Ops. manual.
28th Jul 2009, 21:59
Replies: 46
Views: 12,307
Posted By B888

Actually, there are two pilots employed with...

Actually, there are two pilots employed with Caribbean Airlines who are from another island in the caribbean and neither holds a T&T passport. I agree there should be more.
16th Jul 2009, 13:00
Replies: 142
Views: 59,864
Posted By B888

"There should be no doubt: there is still no...

"There should be no doubt: there is still no substitute for a properly trained, professional flight crew. They are the goalkeepers of aviation safety. BUT on the other hand, no matter how hard they...
21st Apr 2009, 23:37
Replies: 79
Views: 14,737
Posted By B888

Angel What I like about this job

Getting paid to do something I love.
8th Mar 2009, 13:20
Replies: 2,906
Views: 1,375,418
Posted By B888

Turkish airliner crashes at Schiphol

I would like to add to my previous post :
How the crew allowed this aircraft to enter this Undesired Aircraft State is what we are trying to understand, not to judge, but never to repeat....
8th Mar 2009, 12:15
Replies: 2,906
Views: 1,375,418
Posted By B888

Turkish airliner crashes at Schiphol

If the Stabilizer trim was indeed trimmed almost fully nose up ( preparing to land), then to recover from stick shaker, the aircraft would have to be leveled off and full power applied.
If full...
Forum: Tech Log
7th Jan 2009, 22:50
Replies: 23
Views: 18,707
Posted By B888

Communication failure after takeoff

At some airports ( I am almost sure that Heathrow is one ) there is a Radio Failure procedure on the SID.
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