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Forum: ATC Issues
6th Sep 2022, 21:16
Replies: 9
Views: 1,695
Posted By Private jet

UK ATC in my experience was (I'm no longer...

UK ATC in my experience was (I'm no longer flying) excellent. (As were Brit controllers in other parts of the world) If the OP is worried about vectoring try going to the Balearic Islands...... We...
3rd Sep 2022, 20:23
Replies: 33
Views: 3,036
Posted By Private jet

Sums it up perfectly. Until humans come up...

Sums it up perfectly.
Until humans come up with a much more efficient (& safer!) way of getting to at least orbit; a better vehicle than sticking a relatively tiny payload on top of a heavy fuel...
24th Aug 2022, 19:27
Replies: 11
Views: 2,636
Posted By Private jet

Please tell us why you think you have the skills...

Please tell us why you think you have the skills and qualities to become a pilot for a private operator?
Please tell us why you did not pursue this avenue earlier in your career?
Please say if you...
Forum: Tech Log
19th Jul 2022, 19:11
Replies: 17
Views: 2,935
Posted By Private jet

Yes, my poor choice of the word...

Yes, my poor choice of the word "instrumentation". I should have said "measurement system".
19th Jul 2022, 18:59
Replies: 2
Views: 1,841
Posted By Private jet

For private operations, (& to be honest some of...

For private operations, (& to be honest some of the commercial ones) it's what is offered, and if the individual pilot decides to accept.
Forum: Tech Log
19th Jul 2022, 18:51
Replies: 17
Views: 2,935
Posted By Private jet

NO. IF a genuine fault exists it will always...

NO. IF a genuine fault exists it will always change more than one parameter on the affected engine. If only one indication is abnormal it is an instrumentation fault.
Forum: Tech Log
5th Jul 2022, 20:37
Replies: 17
Views: 2,935
Posted By Private jet

If you line up the fuel flows and the N1's are...

If you line up the fuel flows and the N1's are the same then it's an ITT measurement problem, & if as you say it follows the engine position it is obviously within the engine itself. Probably a...
Forum: Tech Log
5th Jul 2022, 19:48
Replies: 17
Views: 2,935
Posted By Private jet

The high ITT engine is degraded or damaged in...

The high ITT engine is degraded or damaged in some way. In order to generate as much thrust as the "good" engine, it is burning more fuel/requires more heat and it's not being usefully used, hence...
5th Jul 2022, 18:11
Replies: 5
Views: 1,286
Posted By Private jet

This ^ I used to go to Cannes fairly...

This ^

I used to go to Cannes fairly regularly back in the day, & very pre Brexit too might I add. It's the only place we were ever SAFA checked (one time only, by "Inspector Clouseau").Obviously...
31st May 2022, 19:11
Replies: 5
Views: 1,919
Posted By Private jet

Oh sure, if you have masochistic predilections.

Oh sure, if you have masochistic predilections.
Forum: Tech Log
24th Jun 2021, 19:33
Replies: 54
Views: 10,851
Posted By Private jet

tdracer Well, You've said what you want to...

tdracer

Well, You've said what you want to say, and avoided what I asked. I suggest you run for political office, you obviously have a talent for it.
Forum: Tech Log
22nd Jun 2021, 19:40
Replies: 54
Views: 10,851
Posted By Private jet

tdracer It's always difficult trying to...

tdracer

It's always difficult trying to imply irony on an internet forum and as you are a resident of the "western colonies" I should have known better than to attempt it.
All I know about...
Forum: Tech Log
22nd Jun 2021, 19:31
Replies: 54
Views: 10,851
Posted By Private jet

Exactly...

Exactly...
Forum: Tech Log
22nd Jun 2021, 11:29
Replies: 19
Views: 4,102
Posted By Private jet

Yes you're right, it's just one I quickly found...

Yes you're right, it's just one I quickly found online and the TAS scale is wrong now I look at it. I was just looking at the lay of the lines for the OP's original question. Getting "knowledge" from...
Forum: Tech Log
21st Jun 2021, 21:23
Replies: 54
Views: 10,851
Posted By Private jet

tdracer lol. I'm sure it will be thought...

tdracer

lol. I'm sure it will be thought through though, with reversion and abnormal procedures in place..
Forum: Tech Log
21st Jun 2021, 20:53
Replies: 19
Views: 4,102
Posted By Private jet

OP, Have a look at the "Chicken Tikka Massala"...

OP, Have a look at the "Chicken Tikka Massala" graph, in other words the relationship between Calibrated, True and Mach speeds vs Flight Level.

https://i.stack.imgur.com/BTKzz.png
Forum: Tech Log
21st Jun 2021, 20:06
Replies: 54
Views: 10,851
Posted By Private jet

tdracer On the aircraft type I used to fly...

tdracer

On the aircraft type I used to fly there was a "sync switch" that would make one of the thrust levers the controlling one and you could move the other anywhere and it makes no difference,...
Forum: Tech Log
21st Jun 2021, 18:31
Replies: 54
Views: 10,851
Posted By Private jet

dixi188 The same could be said about living...

dixi188

The same could be said about living in a cave I suppose...
29th May 2021, 12:25
Replies: 10
Views: 3,363
Posted By Private jet

LFMN-CYFB is 2754 great circle distance, adding...

LFMN-CYFB is 2754 great circle distance, adding 5% to get a "realistic" flightplan distance it's 2891nm. With a cruise at M0.8/460TAS and a 40 kt "typical" headwind component westbound across the...
3rd May 2021, 12:07
Replies: 10
Views: 3,363
Posted By Private jet

Yes, i know all that, geez I'm not arguing with...

Yes, i know all that, geez I'm not arguing with you, I'm just trying to give the OP some idea of all the variable factors involved and in the vast majority of circumstances what is do-able in a 604....
2nd May 2021, 21:47
Replies: 10
Views: 3,363
Posted By Private jet

Thats very interesting. If you request LRC 0.75,...

Thats very interesting. If you request LRC 0.75, in fact anything "non standard" under 0.8, good luck. We always did 0.8 as you are unlikely to get an efficient flight level on the track system with...
24th Mar 2021, 13:04
Replies: 392
Views: 227,892
Posted By Private jet

I know someone that flies for them and they say...

I know someone that flies for them and they say its different faces but same corporate shtick... There are definately worse employers out there though, some much worse and nobody is holding a gun to...
28th Jan 2021, 21:36
Replies: 450
Views: 119,285
Posted By Private jet

Theres an old bit of wisdom regarding ranks and...

Theres an old bit of wisdom regarding ranks and titles; " If you can't do without it, you were never any good with it".
24th Jan 2021, 19:31
Replies: 450
Views: 119,285
Posted By Private jet

Titles, military ranks past their use by date,...

Titles, military ranks past their use by date, medals etc are all a very poor substitute for money......
1st Dec 2020, 14:47
Replies: 19
Views: 11,412
Posted By Private jet

Or a large (ish) charter company based in Malta...

Or a large (ish) charter company based in Malta...
16th Nov 2020, 19:12
Replies: 114
Views: 46,433
Posted By Private jet

All very true, a qualification is useless though...

All very true, a qualification is useless though unless you can profit from it.... With regards to Martin Lewis, I'm not a fan tbh, but that is a different discussion for a different time.
16th Nov 2020, 15:16
Replies: 72
Views: 10,436
Posted By Private jet

I remember spending time, and much more...

I remember spending time, and much more importantly a lot of money learning how to do these on my IR course 20 years ago. NDB holds too, gate angles, all that stuff. Nonsense really in a light...
8th Nov 2020, 21:24
Replies: 299
Views: 158,311
Posted By Private jet

No problem, I'll remind you now, Don't hire me,...

No problem, I'll remind you now, Don't hire me, I'm not available, Goodnight.
8th Nov 2020, 20:45
Replies: 299
Views: 158,311
Posted By Private jet

captain g l walker Yes you're right. When...

captain g l walker

Yes you're right. When the sun was shining airline folk had no interest in corporate NCC/part91, so jog on now, sunshine...
8th Nov 2020, 20:42
Replies: 299
Views: 158,311
Posted By Private jet

ZeBedie Where do I say that airline pilots...

ZeBedie

Where do I say that airline pilots can't operate an aircraft? I'm saying many are fundamentaly unsuitable for Corporate aviation in terms of their personality, that is all. Also if any...
8th Nov 2020, 18:39
Replies: 299
Views: 158,311
Posted By Private jet

A lot of Airline types suddenly now thinking...

A lot of Airline types suddenly now thinking Corporate aviation is the promised land and that they are superbly "qualified" to do it. Delusion, on a mass scale. Firstly, the number of opportunities...
31st Oct 2020, 23:27
Replies: 17
Views: 14,310
Posted By Private jet

Many years ago I went to Dubai on a RBA 757, I...

Many years ago I went to Dubai on a RBA 757, I remember that it had a gold plated potty. I thought at the time "now this is an airline I could fly for" lol! How times change, that big wheel turns...
1st Oct 2020, 19:41
Replies: 2,099
Views: 1,795,235
Posted By Private jet

Let's see this disclaimer then? "The remit of the...

Let's see this disclaimer then? "The remit of the IFA is very narrow", well, you got that right. The going rate for tranferring out is 1% of pot, a scandalous amount, but the slimy little "pretty...
18th Sep 2020, 18:16
Replies: 3
Views: 793
Posted By Private jet

Always think about where you put your hands, your...

Always think about where you put your hands, your head, your feet & your tools....
15th Sep 2020, 20:26
Replies: 51
Views: 10,898
Posted By Private jet

I'm not really sure what this thread is about to...

I'm not really sure what this thread is about to be absolutely honest. My grandfather shook Hitler's hand, but I think what is forgotten is at that time people had to tow the line, or risk a black...
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