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14th May 2021, 22:02
Replies: 8
Views: 869
Posted By tubby linton

Perhaps it is time that the Trident accident is...

Perhaps it is time that the Trident accident is re-examined in book form by somebody who was familiar with the operation and the personalities involved.
12th May 2021, 18:47
Replies: 8
Views: 869
Posted By tubby linton

Many thanks Alan. I must go and read your book...

Many thanks Alan. I must go and read your book again. Standard Airbus SOP doesn’t include monitored approaches.
11th May 2021, 17:41
Replies: 8
Views: 869
Posted By tubby linton

Thank you for the reply which has generated a few...

Thank you for the reply which has generated a few further questions.
Did you only fly with people within your flight and could you ask to change flight?
Did each type have their own 1, 2, 3 flight...
10th May 2021, 20:51
Replies: 8
Views: 869
Posted By tubby linton

BEA flights organisational structure.

I was looking at one of the appendices for the accident of Trident G-ARPI and BEA appear to have an organisational structure based on flights rather than fleets. Among those called to testify are at...
4th May 2021, 12:50
Replies: 9
Views: 3,203
Posted By tubby linton

Many thanks Jethro, at least some of them haven’t...

Many thanks Jethro, at least some of them haven’t become beer cans yet.
3rd May 2021, 22:48
Replies: 9
Views: 3,203
Posted By tubby linton

Would anybody have a list of the current location...

Would anybody have a list of the current location of the former Monarch fleet?
1st May 2021, 21:42
Replies: 9
Views: 3,203
Posted By tubby linton

Monarch-5

The UK taxpayer ended up paying for the repatriation flights at a cost of £60m.
https://www.thisismoney.co.uk/money/markets/article-9463049/Taxpayers-left-60m-bill-2017-collapse-airline-Monarch.html...
Forum: Tech Log
29th Apr 2021, 14:21
Replies: 9
Views: 1,767
Posted By tubby linton

Start times are much longer on the IAE. ...

Start times are much longer on the IAE.
Continuous ignition automatically selected with flap extended.
I have also seen people new to the aircraft struggle to find the 1.05 epr rather than the 50%...
24th Apr 2021, 22:31
Replies: 10
Views: 1,176
Posted By tubby linton

Thank you for the replies. I can thoroughly...

Thank you for the replies. I can thoroughly recommend the Propliner annual in which the article about the Merchantman appears. I have seen reference in the manuals for the A300-600 to a similar...
Forum: Questions
24th Apr 2021, 15:40
Replies: 2
Views: 416
Posted By tubby linton

For background info you cannot beat Airbus Win...

For background info you cannot beat Airbus Win and Airbus Safety First, both available on the app store.
The following document is not bad for an intro if you have never seen an Airbus before but...
Forum: Tech Log
23rd Apr 2021, 18:11
Replies: 12
Views: 1,748
Posted By tubby linton

A flap connection strut connects the adjacent...

A flap connection strut connects the adjacent inboard and outboard flap ends. Attached to the flap connection strut are flap disconnect sensors. The sensors send signals to stop the flap movement, if...
Forum: Tech Log
23rd Apr 2021, 18:03
Replies: 12
Views: 1,748
Posted By tubby linton

Pressure off Brake A POB is attached to each...

Pressure off Brake A POB is attached to each hydraulic motor. It holds the output shaft of the hy-draulic motor when: - the hydraulic motors do not operate - the related hydraulic system does not...
Forum: Tech Log
23rd Apr 2021, 18:00
Replies: 12
Views: 1,748
Posted By tubby linton

Operation of the WTB The WTB's lock the...

Operation of the WTB The WTB's lock the transmission system if a failure occurs. If one or the other computer finds a failure: - the computer arms its own WTB circuits ( flap or slat channel ) - the...
Forum: Tech Log
23rd Apr 2021, 17:59
Replies: 12
Views: 1,748
Posted By tubby linton

Wing Tip Brakes Electro-hydraulic pressure-on...

Wing Tip Brakes Electro-hydraulic pressure-on disk- brakes, identified as Wing Tip Brakes,are installed near the end of the transmission system on both the slats and the flaps in each wing. The slats...
22nd Apr 2021, 22:06
Replies: 10
Views: 1,176
Posted By tubby linton

Merchantman onboard trim indicator

There is an article in the latest Propliner annual about a day out aboard a Merchantman and it mentions a device fitted aboard to make sure that the aircraft was within its operational envelope. I...
19th Apr 2021, 23:33
Replies: 7
Views: 1,602
Posted By tubby linton

All I have heard all day in the UK is football...

All I have heard all day in the UK is football and there was nothing on the BBC news website about this historically significant flight. I never venture into the rotorcraft forum, shouldn’t it be in...
19th Apr 2021, 21:23
Replies: 7
Views: 1,602
Posted By tubby linton

First flight on another planet

NASA successfully flew a helicopter on another planet but it seems sadly to have gone largely unreported .The helicopter contains a small piece of muslin from the Wright Flyer....
Forum: Tech Log
13th Apr 2021, 21:57
Replies: 8
Views: 2,187
Posted By tubby linton

Saw this on a -300 many years ago. It is a back...

Saw this on a -300 many years ago. It is a back up nav system and you can read more about it here-
Navigation (http://www.b737.org.uk/navigation.htm)
Forum: Tech Log
12th Apr 2021, 12:43
Replies: 25
Views: 3,125
Posted By tubby linton

I believe the flap angles for the Neo were...

I believe the flap angles for the Neo were changed to get it back to a Cat C
Skybrary has this to say about approach categories
According to TERPS criteria, an aircraft shall normally fit into only...
Forum: Tech Log
11th Apr 2021, 15:39
Replies: 7
Views: 1,403
Posted By tubby linton

Nantes LFRS on 21 has an offset RNP approach....

Nantes LFRS on 21 has an offset RNP approach. There is a note not to line up with the centreline before 1nm from the MAP, which is 2nm from the displaced threshold. This is due to a large tower block...
5th Apr 2021, 21:13
Replies: 26
Views: 5,276
Posted By tubby linton

I met him at Airbus training in TLS many years...

I met him at Airbus training in TLS many years after the normal retirement age so perhaps he was still paying for it.
Forum: Tech Log
29th Mar 2021, 15:02
Replies: 24
Views: 3,302
Posted By tubby linton

The A320 of today has come a long way from the...

The A320 of today has come a long way from the initial -100 delivered in the late 1980s with the list of what they did not have in comparison with one coming out of the factory today being...
23rd Mar 2021, 20:06
Replies: 14
Views: 5,655
Posted By tubby linton

Not the first airline for this to happen to and I...

Not the first airline for this to happen to and I doubt the last. I don’t know why so many seem to get it wrong perhaps it is because they have a memory of rapidly cycling the lever in training as...
19th Mar 2021, 21:27
Replies: 49
Views: 11,678
Posted By tubby linton

Navaids in Northern Cyprus (the Turkish bit) are...

Navaids in Northern Cyprus (the Turkish bit) are notoriously unreliable. Flying an aircraft with only VOR -DME updating to the IRS into Paphos a number of years ago resulted in a small map shift...
3rd Mar 2021, 19:48
Replies: 17
Views: 690
Posted By tubby linton

I would also like to see a spaceflight forum.

I would also like to see a spaceflight forum.
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