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Forum: Tech Log
22nd Aug 2018, 16:43
Replies: 117
Views: 23,345
Posted By Its Maui

What are people's thoughts on this technique?...

What are people's thoughts on this technique? Beginning at 13:50.

https://youtu.be/-QAt_pOQwZQ?t=13m50s
25th Jul 2018, 18:45
Replies: 80
Views: 75,997
Posted By Its Maui

My lot issue a tax cert. in English declaring all...

My lot issue a tax cert. in English declaring all taxes are fully paid in China. And no smoking on my FD.
Forum: Tech Log
1st Jul 2018, 00:39
Replies: 28
Views: 5,404
Posted By Its Maui

So it would appear that the non-use of SEL mode...

So it would appear that the non-use of SEL mode is due to fear of losing the last frequency which comes from a lack of understanding of how the RMPs work? Is that the only reason?
Forum: Tech Log
30th Jun 2018, 00:30
Replies: 28
Views: 5,404
Posted By Its Maui

My bad; replace ACP with RMP...

My bad; replace ACP with RMP...
Forum: Tech Log
29th Jun 2018, 15:15
Replies: 5
Views: 1,618
Posted By Its Maui

An angle grinder could probably do it......

An angle grinder could probably do it... :rolleyes:
Forum: Tech Log
29th Jun 2018, 15:08
Replies: 28
Views: 5,404
Posted By Its Maui

Airbus drivers query

Hello all,

Just doing a quick poll on how Airbus operators utilise ACP 1 & 2 for controlling VHF 1 & 2. I've seen ACP 1 dedicated to VHF 1 and ACP 2 for VHF 2. And I've seen ACP 1 & 2 controlling...
18th Jun 2018, 15:52
Replies: 11
Views: 7,485
Posted By Its Maui

The rules regarding transferring airlines in...

The rules regarding transferring airlines in China are going to be relaxed shortly. This will benefit both contractors and local pilots.

The screening process takes 9-12+ months due to the back...
17th Jun 2018, 17:52
Replies: 3
Views: 4,696
Posted By Its Maui

There is upwards pressure on all Asian contracts...

There is upwards pressure on all Asian contracts and the Chinese contracts have the most cash to throw at foreign contractors. Expect to see significant percent rises this year to recruit more...
Forum: Tech Log
7th May 2018, 22:18
Replies: 17
Views: 12,023
Posted By Its Maui

Seagull, any chance you have a reference for that...

Seagull, any chance you have a reference for that or a document?

Thanks
7th May 2018, 22:02
Replies: 42
Views: 17,452
Posted By Its Maui

Having flown for a major LoCo and a major Legacy,...

Having flown for a major LoCo and a major Legacy, the LoCo had the seatbelt sign on when sensibly required and the Legacy had the seatbelt sign on when the Captain forgot to turn it off, when there...
Forum: Tech Log
24th Apr 2018, 17:34
Replies: 59
Views: 12,304
Posted By Its Maui

In my outfit the responses to the checklist are...

In my outfit the responses to the checklist are so varied and non-standardised that when the FO is PM they have to wait for the PF to finish the particular response and leave a gap to make sure...
Forum: Tech Log
16th Apr 2018, 20:26
Replies: 20
Views: 2,662
Posted By Its Maui

Exactly. This is not a split second decision....

Exactly. This is not a split second decision. It's something that responsible pilots should have considered well before a bad day happens. In fact; arm-chair flying through random, crazy inflight...
Forum: Tech Log
16th Apr 2018, 16:45
Replies: 20
Views: 2,662
Posted By Its Maui

And they all did great jobs. But it's still...

And they all did great jobs. But it's still interesting that in the gear stuck up incident his actions were not then incorporated into checklists and actions for future events.
Forum: Tech Log
16th Apr 2018, 14:34
Replies: 20
Views: 2,662
Posted By Its Maui

As for the 737 incident above, it worked out for...

As for the 737 incident above, it worked out for him on the day. Is it procedure to do that for a main gear up landing on the 737? It isn't on the A320. So I would hazard a guess that the...
Forum: Tech Log
16th Apr 2018, 14:31
Replies: 20
Views: 2,662
Posted By Its Maui

I never understand why the Hudson river is used...

I never understand why the Hudson river is used as an example of amazing/difficult decision making.

Loss of thrust in both engines means you will be touching the ground/water in about as many...
Forum: Tech Log
12th Mar 2018, 19:05
Replies: 13
Views: 6,988
Posted By Its Maui

I started digging after regularly feeling that...

I started digging after regularly feeling that two stage deceleration and wondering what it was all about. Digging into the AMM I discovered this info. I actually think it's very valuable information...
Forum: Tech Log
11th Mar 2018, 20:09
Replies: 13
Views: 6,988
Posted By Its Maui

Apologies; I've been away. And I'm sure most...

Apologies; I've been away. And I'm sure most heads will be aware of it on here, I just find in conversation with a lot of pilots they are unaware of the logic behind autobrake Med on the A320...
Forum: Tech Log
6th Mar 2018, 18:45
Replies: 13
Views: 6,988
Posted By Its Maui

Has anyone every noted how inaccurate these...

Has anyone every noted how inaccurate these figures are using either the simulator or real life? The amount of factors being factored in have, IMHO, made the figures ridiculously conservative.
...
Forum: Middle East
20th Feb 2018, 17:19
Replies: 25
Views: 15,140
Posted By Its Maui

I've worked for two major european Airbus users...

I've worked for two major european Airbus users and one doesn't and one does....

Why do Boeing do it? Is it to allow the Master/Slave logic to be reset for the next sector (737NG)?
20th Jan 2018, 21:54
Replies: 208
Views: 173,708
Posted By Its Maui

I know of a crew reported for smelling of alcohol...

I know of a crew reported for smelling of alcohol seconds after both of them had used alcohol-based sterile wipes to wipe down the headsets during cockpit prep...
20th Jan 2018, 19:18
Replies: 11
Views: 4,684
Posted By Its Maui

Just a follow up to help others in the future. ...

Just a follow up to help others in the future.

Had a full general anesthetic and was home that night after the surgery to repair the hydrocele. Off work for about five days in total. My AME just...
Forum: Tech Log
8th Jan 2018, 14:22
Replies: 18
Views: 3,462
Posted By Its Maui

It appears from this video that Airbus have...

It appears from this video that Airbus have something similar but without numbers on their HUD. Skip to 14:00 to watch the touchdown.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vOBU0CNo3i0
Forum: Tech Log
8th Jan 2018, 12:21
Replies: 18
Views: 3,462
Posted By Its Maui

Thanks Intruder for the links. Cough; is...

Thanks Intruder for the links.

Cough; is that 3 ft per second per second?
Forum: Tech Log
7th Jan 2018, 19:05
Replies: 18
Views: 3,462
Posted By Its Maui

Thanks for the replies which reiterate the basic...

Thanks for the replies which reiterate the basic operating philosophy of reverse thrust on modern commercial jets.

However, does any one have any data on rates of decel using reverse thrust alone?
Forum: Tech Log
6th Jan 2018, 16:48
Replies: 18
Views: 3,462
Posted By Its Maui

Reverse Thrust Efficacy

Hi all,

Does anyone have a document or reference that gives an approximate number for the efficacy of reverse thrust on deceleration? It is more effective at high speed which we all know but is...
19th Oct 2017, 12:44
Replies: 11
Views: 4,684
Posted By Its Maui

Many thanks for the info, it doesn't appear to be...

Many thanks for the info, it doesn't appear to be a major surgery. Will contact my AME and report back for anyone else interested.
18th Oct 2017, 20:03
Replies: 11
Views: 4,684
Posted By Its Maui

Varicocele Surgery and Hydrocele post surgery

Hi all,

I've done a search on here with no results. Does having a varicocele affect the Class 1 in any way? Had a swelling for a while, had a check-up, ultrasound and Doctor recommends surgery to...
27th Aug 2017, 16:18
Replies: 6
Views: 4,115
Posted By Its Maui

When the insults flow it's down to lack of a...

When the insults flow it's down to lack of a better argument.
19th Jun 2017, 23:15
Replies: 36
Views: 5,278
Posted By Its Maui

This discussion was based on the article that...

This discussion was based on the article that Boeing is looking into a future of pilotless airliners. I see the argument here so far is basically "if you aren't a pilot you wouldn't understand" and...
18th Jun 2017, 21:08
Replies: 36
Views: 5,278
Posted By Its Maui

I've read De Crespigny's book. You may want to...

I've read De Crespigny's book. You may want to re-read it yourself. The Flysmart software did exactly as asked by the pilots and gave figures that wouldn't work as it had defaulted to wet runway....
17th Jun 2017, 22:13
Replies: 36
Views: 5,278
Posted By Its Maui

a) You mean radar vectors? Or are you...

a) You mean radar vectors? Or are you single-handedly flying your airliner through this busy terminal airspace?

Weather: ATC has the capability to pick up weather using primary radar and guide...
16th Jun 2017, 15:41
Replies: 36
Views: 5,278
Posted By Its Maui

What I find ironic about these threads are the...

What I find ironic about these threads are the turning of blind eyes to facts and the use of emotion to back up points. Like saying that it's been "promised since the fifties" and "would you put your...
12th Jun 2017, 14:19
Replies: 36
Views: 5,278
Posted By Its Maui

If you agree that in a thousand years time we...

If you agree that in a thousand years time we will have the technology for pilotless air transport then it must follow that at some point between today and 3017 the world will start planning and...
Forum: Tech Log
7th Jun 2017, 11:40
Replies: 11
Views: 4,677
Posted By Its Maui

Many thanks and no rush whatsoever.

Many thanks and no rush whatsoever.
Forum: Tech Log
5th Jun 2017, 22:12
Replies: 11
Views: 4,677
Posted By Its Maui

Hi First.officer, Many thanks but it must...

Hi First.officer,

Many thanks but it must have been swallowed by the gods of spam/junk mail. Can you try again? Or maybe post a link on here for everyone else?

Thanks again.
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