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Forum: Questions
15th Jun 2020, 21:49
Replies: 9
Views: 2,985
Posted By Nubboy

Not been there since 2012 so old info. omly...

Not been there since 2012 so old info.
omly flew into IKA
Atc very professional and their English was excellent.
DO speak to Air Defence to ensure you are identified prior to entering their...
26th Feb 2020, 10:11
Replies: 41
Views: 11,508
Posted By Nubboy

Bit of thread drift here, surely. I seem to...

Bit of thread drift here, surely. I seem to recall the OP was asking about light singles. No one here has so far as Iíve noticed carried the question across to public transport jets. To which the...
25th Feb 2020, 04:55
Replies: 41
Views: 11,508
Posted By Nubboy

When preparing students for their skill test...

When preparing students for their skill test towards the end of their ppl course, I always included a little demonstration of what might happen if they let their non flying friends have a go. After...
30th Aug 2019, 10:40
Replies: 21
Views: 16,626
Posted By Nubboy

Speculation

Dan Brown.
Family are reading this. I asked for informed knowledge and information. Either add something factual or shut up. Jet blast seems to your usual arena. I suggest you stay there.
29th Aug 2019, 10:40
Replies: 21
Views: 16,626
Posted By Nubboy

Thanks atakacs. . Looks like he was following a...

Thanks atakacs. .
Looks like he was following a VFR route S44. Anyone flown it?
Anyone any idea of the actual weather conditions IN the mountains? Any archive sites?

Asking as I know the family...
20th Mar 2019, 21:22
Replies: 13
Views: 8,215
Posted By Nubboy

We had 9 for over 10 years. No gear up...

We had 9 for over 10 years.
No gear up landings, a couple of inflight shutdowns. Excellent dispatch reliability. Fun to fly.
As long as the engineers were on top of them. .......
22nd May 2018, 15:13
Replies: 9
Views: 1,484
Posted By Nubboy

Mean time between failure

Anybody have any idea of the probability of engine failure on take off in an average club trainer?
I ask this as one place I visit with students try to insist on flying runway track to 500' agl...
4th Feb 2018, 09:20
Replies: 29
Views: 4,726
Posted By Nubboy

Nice thread. Fl1ngfrog has summed it nicely....

Nice thread. Fl1ngfrog has summed it nicely. Accurate balanced flying is the key. Gps is the practical every day solution once you have a licence. The addition of being able to demonstrate basic vor...
3rd Feb 2018, 20:42
Replies: 29
Views: 4,726
Posted By Nubboy

http://gbnsr.org.uk/cft/VFR%20Navigation%20Part%20...

http://gbnsr.org.uk/cft/VFR%20Navigation%20Part%203%20-%20The%20Standard%20Closing%20Angle%20Technique.ppsx
Above is a link to the Standard Closing Angle technique. Very very simple to use in...
3rd Feb 2018, 16:36
Replies: 29
Views: 4,726
Posted By Nubboy

The preferred method taught in the U.K., as...

The preferred method taught in the U.K., as reinforced at Instructor refresher seminars, is indeed to fly a constant heading over a known period of time. This heading is indeed pre calculated on the...
Forum: Tech Log
4th Jan 2018, 12:39
Replies: 40
Views: 10,930
Posted By Nubboy

Going back to the opening post. On my bus...

Going back to the opening post.
On my bus conversion course ground school, it was hammered into us that a 320 tends towards being tail heavy and to avoid passenger splits with front cabin empty and...
19th Aug 2017, 17:39
Replies: 0
Views: 1,073
Posted By Nubboy

Re treaded

After a break from quitting the airlines in 2013 I've just renewed my FI rating. Any one know of any jobs in the South East U.K.? What's the going rate these days? cheers Phil
Forum: Tech Log
17th Apr 2014, 21:10
Replies: 36
Views: 6,762
Posted By Nubboy

Not 737 I know, but if you want to see the...

Not 737 I know, but if you want to see the results of putting power back onto an engine with a deployed reverser, try a search for TAM 402 31st October 1996.
Not nice, at all.
31st Oct 2012, 20:23
Replies: 7
Views: 2,011
Posted By Nubboy

"the power is automatically reduced to idle as...

"the power is automatically reduced to idle as the aircraft flares for landing."

Really, on the A320 series I thought it still shouted retard at you at about 30 feet. Otherwise, with the thrust...
27th Oct 2012, 23:07
Replies: 992
BMI
Views: 343,498
Posted By Nubboy

Cheers Gonzo, thanks for the piccy. There were...

Cheers Gonzo, thanks for the piccy. There were quite a few of us watching from over the fence, hardly a dry eye in the house, so to speak.
Forum: Tech Log
7th Oct 2012, 11:44
Replies: 6
Views: 1,789
Posted By Nubboy

For day ops into Dalaman, going visual early made...

For day ops into Dalaman, going visual early made huge sense as it avoided the much more sporting circling approach. (for those who don't know it, main runway N-S, in a closed valley with mountains...
Forum: Tech Log
7th Oct 2012, 11:34
Replies: 6
Views: 3,720
Posted By Nubboy

Manual thrust, no autopilot whren OEI makes life...

Manual thrust, no autopilot whren OEI makes life simpler if you remember how to include the speed trend arrow in your scan. It means you anticipate the changes in yaw when YOU change the thrust, as...
10th Aug 2012, 09:12
Replies: 48
Views: 17,467
Posted By Nubboy

As Bex said in his~(her?) very reasonable post,...

As Bex said in his~(her?) very reasonable post, the conversion course is not a free ride. The vast majority of people will get through, but a small number will walk into the sunset, so to speak.
Forum: Tech Log
5th Aug 2012, 10:42
Replies: 21
Views: 5,619
Posted By Nubboy

Hi guys. Good thread and interesting points. ...

Hi guys. Good thread and interesting points.
However the other side of the coin to slow rotation rates could place you close to, or even above, tyre speed limits. 195 kt tyres at places like Addis...
19th Jul 2012, 10:47
Replies: 75
Views: 16,999
Posted By Nubboy

Come on guys, regardless of what's happening...

Come on guys,

regardless of what's happening to current staff in various bits of the old bmi/BMA/BM empire, Pete has raised a valid point. Along with lots of other employees he was loyal to one...
16th Jul 2012, 00:16
Replies: 7
Views: 5,851
Posted By Nubboy

On airbi when asked to pedal hard seems to be...

On airbi when asked to pedal hard seems to be somewhere aroun FL290.

Doubtless a question on the techies forum would give a more complete answer.
Forum: Cabin Crew
15th Jun 2012, 10:03
Replies: 22
Views: 10,365
Posted By Nubboy

Alex my previous employer had an excellent...

Alex

my previous employer had an excellent policy of giving current employees, whether on the ground or in the air, a crack at interview for FO positions when the recruitment window was open. As a...
23rd Mar 2012, 23:09
Replies: 19
Views: 3,830
Posted By Nubboy

I used to operate LPL BHX LGW on the Shorts 360...

I used to operate LPL BHX LGW on the Shorts 360 back in the mid 90's. Can't recall how popular it was except filling 36 seats wasn't easy.
15th Mar 2012, 16:51
Replies: 7
Views: 1,833
Posted By Nubboy

Good luck with your quest. As for James,...

Good luck with your quest.

As for James, bang out of order.
Forum: ATC Issues
15th Feb 2012, 07:04
Replies: 15
Views: 9,642
Posted By Nubboy

Plus weather radar for conspicuity. 126.3...

Plus weather radar for conspicuity.

126.3 box 1, 126.7 box 2, 121.5 box 3, focussed flight deck, trying to ensure you have a level flight profile inj the area, it's a mess.
Forum: Tech Log
10th Feb 2012, 10:41
Replies: 7
Views: 2,918
Posted By Nubboy

All very good uses for the secondary flight plan....

All very good uses for the secondary flight plan.

Other two common ones are for circling approach, where we have the full instrument approach, plus the break off to a downwind position in the...
Forum: Questions
6th Feb 2012, 17:12
Replies: 39
Views: 15,256
Posted By Nubboy

Assertain state of passengers and crew. Resolve...

Assertain state of passengers and crew. Resolve why the pressurisation failed, make a decision. Simples, peoples.
6th Feb 2012, 14:09
Replies: 17
Views: 2,660
Posted By Nubboy

Name was changed I believe after the purchase by...

Name was changed I believe after the purchase by Lufthansa.

Do keep, please.:ok:
19th Jan 2012, 17:39
Replies: 2
Views: 2,752
Posted By Nubboy

A quick troll through the net seems to imply...

A quick troll through the net seems to imply special minima for authorised crews, companies and aircraft, as for Salzburg and Chambery.

I've only done Salzburg and to use the lower minima you had...
Forum: Tech Log
16th Dec 2011, 18:57
Replies: 43
Views: 9,099
Posted By Nubboy

Contaminated runway, no FLEX so TOGA, V1 called...

Contaminated runway, no FLEX so TOGA, V1 called and you decide to reject, but still below Vmcg, no problem. Symmetrical thrust (depending on reverse selected). Should stay on the runway.

However,...
14th Dec 2011, 12:50
Replies: 992
BMI
Views: 343,498
Posted By Nubboy

Not until it's confirmed by the caterers:=

Not until it's confirmed by the caterers:=
9th Dec 2011, 21:50
Replies: 992
BMI
Views: 343,498
Posted By Nubboy

Likely to be operated BY BMI on behalf OF DLH

Likely to be operated BY BMI on behalf OF DLH
Replies: 8
Views: 5,857
Posted By Nubboy

Used to do it a lot in the UK when flying...

Used to do it a lot in the UK when flying turboprops.

Still did it a bit in jets when MME was a regular destination. Last time I went to NCL, it still wasn't joined to the airways system. It's...
29th Nov 2011, 14:46
Replies: 31
Views: 4,854
Posted By Nubboy

Last time I looked out of the window on departing...

Last time I looked out of the window on departing IKA there was a bloomin great mountain range between Tehran and the (landlocked) Caspian Sea. Now, I know the Senior Service:ok: is pdg, but even...
23rd Nov 2011, 19:43
Replies: 7
Views: 4,037
Posted By Nubboy

Our company, not BA, currently has a fixed 1 week...

Our company, not BA, currently has a fixed 1 week off, 3 week on part time which is deemed 75%.

All those on it love it. Me included:ok:
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