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Forum: Middle East
10th Nov 2022, 02:19
Replies: 91
Views: 38,391
Posted By Airmann

Some on this thread alluded to the fact that EU...

Some on this thread alluded to the fact that EU short haul captains moved to ME 3 on wide bodies and were successful. In fact it was the opposite. It was an unmitigated failure that has caused a...
Forum: Middle East
7th Sep 2022, 19:28
Replies: 91
Views: 38,391
Posted By Airmann

No they will and must reach that level. I'm sure...

No they will and must reach that level. I'm sure when MBS was a young and he wanted something, like most spoilt rich kids in this region, he threw a tantrum and his parents gave him whatever he...
Forum: Tech Log
18th Jul 2022, 01:40
Replies: 5
Views: 1,128
Posted By Airmann

Try to fly in newer planes with carbon fiber...

Try to fly in newer planes with carbon fiber fuselage. They generally are pressurized to a lower Altitude than regular aluminum aircraft as they can withstand higher delta Ps.
Forum: Tech Log
13th Jul 2022, 18:00
Replies: 5
Views: 1,497
Posted By Airmann

Help with EDDM ATIS Acronym

Does anyone know what TG stands for in the comments at the end of the ATIS?

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Forum: Tech Log
3rd May 2022, 17:05
Replies: 7
Views: 1,605
Posted By Airmann

Reality of Lost Comms

We all know the lost comms procedures as outlined in international and local regulations. But what exactly is the reality of flying with lost comms? How viable is it for an aircraft doing long haul...
Forum: Tech Log
19th Apr 2022, 04:00
Replies: 7
Views: 1,283
Posted By Airmann

The issue here is whether ATC ever cleared you...

The issue here is whether ATC ever cleared you for the STAR in the first place. There are plenty of times we’ve been close to the first point on the STAR (i.e. our clearance limit for the route) and...
Forum: Tech Log
9th Apr 2022, 06:25
Replies: 1
Views: 783
Posted By Airmann

Question about LIDO Flight Plan info

For those who have knowledge about the LIDO flight plan software, there is often information regarding the addition fuel burn of flying above or below FL1. There is a debate inside my company of...
Forum: Tech Log
30th Mar 2022, 18:38
Replies: 8
Views: 1,738
Posted By Airmann

Speed Brake - High Altitude vs. Low Altitude

Does anyone have any information regarding speed brake usage at low vs high Altitude. Specifically are the speed brakes more effective at producing drag at low altitudes due to the denser air? In...
21st Feb 2022, 03:07
Replies: 31
Views: 22,864
Posted By Airmann

Two of SIAs 340s went to Gulf Air In other...

Two of SIAs 340s went to Gulf Air

In other news, the British court that will hear the case has ordered Airbus not to give away Qatar's 321 NEO slots until after the hearing. Apparently Qatar is...
31st Jan 2022, 17:22
Replies: 44
Views: 7,697
Posted By Airmann

If you want to be entertained with names just...

If you want to be entertained with names just open any STAR chart for the major airports in the US.
27th Jan 2022, 14:18
Replies: 84
Views: 80,537
Posted By Airmann

actually he's great friends with Al Bakr. You...

actually he's great friends with Al Bakr. You obviously don't know too much about the history of QR and IAG/BA.
24th Jan 2022, 18:59
Replies: 148
Views: 43,082
Posted By Airmann

I feel the biggest issue is not whether a cadet...

I feel the biggest issue is not whether a cadet gets on a jet at 200/250 hours but what happens after that. Many spend the rest of their time in the right seat with autopilot on. They don't partake...
14th Jan 2022, 09:45
Replies: 87
Views: 44,172
Posted By Airmann

And that's the key. Every airport doesn't need...

And that's the key. Every airport doesn't need the system, it's those that have designs that require constant crossing of active runways. Some only need it on a few runways e.g. LHR only needs it on...
13th Jan 2022, 20:41
Replies: 87
Views: 44,172
Posted By Airmann

Yes RWSL were developed to deal with the human...

Yes RWSL were developed to deal with the human factors issue of pilots starting takeoff roles and/or crossing active runways without a clearance. It’s an issue, always has been, worldwide, and RWSL...
13th Jan 2022, 15:47
Replies: 87
Views: 44,172
Posted By Airmann

What needs to change is that it should become...

What needs to change is that it should become standard procedure that aircraft only turn on thd landing lights once starting T/O role, as opposed to when entering the runway. This is the best...
Forum: Middle East
29th Dec 2021, 10:35
Replies: 130
Views: 83,309
Posted By Airmann

Sorry but is the author of the original article...

Sorry but is the author of the original article simply inferring the incident based on FR24 data? Or has there been an official report filed or investigation opened? If the author is simply looking...
Forum: Middle East
12th Nov 2021, 12:16
Replies: 16
Views: 8,331
Posted By Airmann

Does this actually count as a tail strike? Isn't...

Does this actually count as a tail strike? Isn't that skid there to stop the main fuselage structure from hitting the runway? And since the main body of the fuselage did not strike the runway does...
12th Sep 2021, 11:05
Replies: 13
Views: 4,404
Posted By Airmann

Very interesting. Yes the level off is what...

Very interesting.

Yes the level off is what did. Had they maintained descent using V/S below platform (I.e. applied proper glideslope capture from above technique) they had a good chance of...
23rd Aug 2021, 21:22
Replies: 264
Views: 86,555
Posted By Airmann

Interesting paper by some guys at RMIT Melbourne...

Interesting paper by some guys at RMIT Melbourne just popped into my inbox via acedemia.edu . Explains the pathway toward single pilot operations.

Commercial Airline Single-Pilot Operations:...
6th Aug 2021, 21:13
Replies: 84
Views: 80,537
Posted By Airmann

This is not a safety related issue. Qatar's main...

This is not a safety related issue. Qatar's main issue is that the cracks are appearing too early in the life cycle of the plane. They are now in discussion (argument) with Airbus over the way...
Forum: Middle East
28th Jul 2021, 17:43
Replies: 12
Views: 5,864
Posted By Airmann

eternity Yes this is the best option. You...

eternity

Yes this is the best option. You get them in white. But the wifey complains that it does such a good job of absorbing the sweat that it stinks after a while so I carry a cotton vest that...
Forum: Middle East
22nd Jul 2021, 15:23
Replies: 3
Views: 2,391
Posted By Airmann

Is it still operating? Also if he doesn't...

Is it still operating?

Also if he doesn't give no health insurance to the workers in the desert then he's kept his word about treating employees equally.
30th Jun 2021, 01:51
Replies: 51
Views: 40,016
Posted By Airmann

Take the stripes out and they look like hip bell...

Take the stripes out and they look like hip bell boys.
Forum: Tech Log
30th Jun 2021, 01:22
Replies: 15
Views: 6,527
Posted By Airmann

wiggy Let’s get something clear. It doesn’t...

wiggy

Let’s get something clear. It doesn’t get warmer when you get above the trop, it just doesn’t get colder (I.e. lapse rate is 0 in the stratosphere). So whatever the temperature at the...
30th Jun 2021, 00:56
Replies: 264
Views: 86,555
Posted By Airmann

At the end of the day planes won’t be required. ...

At the end of the day planes won’t be required. Because everything in the world will be automated and there will be no jobs for humans, at which point there will only be billionaires and machines,...
Forum: Tech Log
28th Jun 2021, 18:01
Replies: 15
Views: 6,527
Posted By Airmann

All issues regarding tropopause are temperature...

All issues regarding tropopause are temperature related. With low tropopause temperatures at altitude are higher, which effects performance. Have to watch out for tropopause dropping and temperature...
16th Jun 2021, 23:48
Replies: 264
Views: 86,555
Posted By Airmann

No doubt, Airbus will try to convince them that...

No doubt, Airbus will try to convince them that given the existence of auto emergency descent donning the mask is unnecessary. But in any case the unions in the US would never sign off on this anyway
16th Jun 2021, 21:51
Replies: 264
Views: 86,555
Posted By Airmann

There are some Aviation authorities that don’t...

There are some Aviation authorities that don’t count rest time toward FTL. So could potentially work the slaves longer. But I think this is mostly aimed at flights with augmented crews. So could go...
16th Jun 2021, 20:43
Replies: 264
Views: 86,555
Posted By Airmann

From the article It seems that Airbus...

From the article



It seems that Airbus engineers have got the hubris bug just as Boeing’s did with the MAX.
16th Jun 2021, 19:33
Replies: 264
Views: 86,555
Posted By Airmann

What happens when the flying pilot needs to take...

What happens when the flying pilot needs to take a leak? Train one of the flight attendants to monitor the instruments?
16th Jun 2021, 16:25
Replies: 264
Views: 86,555
Posted By Airmann

Those are the sort of things safety engineers and...

Those are the sort of things safety engineers and risk management processes need to address. Once they can successfully show that they have a method of dealing with that and then the other issues...
16th Jun 2021, 16:13
Replies: 264
Views: 86,555
Posted By Airmann

Its a simple calculation at the end of the day....

Its a simple calculation at the end of the day. If the safety engineers can show that the aircraft can safely be flown in cruise with only one pilot, and all failures can be handled by that one...
16th Jun 2021, 15:29
Replies: 9
Views: 4,899
Posted By Airmann

With all due respect, I hope he’s properly...

With all due respect, I hope he’s properly qualified. Yes what he did was fantastic. But does that qualify a person to hold a position? And how many pilots could also have pulled off that landing?...
16th Jun 2021, 15:25
Replies: 264
Views: 86,555
Posted By Airmann

Airbus + Cathay working on Single Pilot during Cruise with A350

https://www.reuters.com/business/aerospace-defense/exclusive-cathay-working-with-airbus-single-pilot-system-long-haul-2021-06-16/

Airbus and Cathay will start tests on having only one pilot in the...
Forum: Tech Log
22nd May 2021, 16:32
Replies: 9
Views: 2,534
Posted By Airmann

Although I didn't go out to check I was told that...

Although I didn't go out to check I was told that the aircraft was dripping with fluid after we had landed.

Unfortunately those responsible for reporting these types of events at my company often...
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