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Forum: Tech Log
29th Jul 2015, 11:54
Replies: 58
Views: 13,753
Posted By capt. solipsist

MD83FO Make them aware, that we are NOT...

MD83FO

Make them aware, that we are NOT SUPPOSED TO CALL OUT FCU ACTIONS.

We are supposed to call out all mode changes (via the FMA) and parameter changes. We are to locate the proper...
Forum: Tech Log
16th Jun 2015, 01:22
Replies: 59
Views: 22,399
Posted By capt. solipsist

A37575 The closest I can cite is what is...

A37575

The closest I can cite is what is contained in ICAO Aerodrome Standards:

5.3.5.37 The angle of elevation settings of the light units in a PAPI wing bar shall be such that, during an...
Forum: Tech Log
9th Apr 2015, 08:43
Replies: 34
Views: 6,681
Posted By capt. solipsist

Too bad the new FCOM versions did away with the...

Too bad the new FCOM versions did away with the FCBulletins.

But if you still got access to them, a bulletin states that, with the FADEC working, the fastest rate of thrust reduction the FADEC...
Forum: Tech Log
1st Oct 2014, 00:07
Replies: 21
Views: 9,237
Posted By capt. solipsist

Default tropopause is 36,090 ft. If you're flying...

Default tropopause is 36,090 ft. If you're flying FL360 or lower, it's a non-issue. But if you're flying higher on considerably long sectors, predictions are gonna be affected, based on the...
17th Aug 2014, 02:50
Replies: 6
Views: 4,514
Posted By capt. solipsist

With Lucio Tan re-taking control of PAL, heard...

With Lucio Tan re-taking control of PAL, heard that the 757 plans are gonna be scrapped.
2nd Aug 2014, 12:55
Replies: 6
Views: 4,514
Posted By capt. solipsist

Heard gonna be online by Sept, with 747 guys to...

Heard gonna be online by Sept, with 747 guys to be rated. Not a happy bunch, of course.
30th Jul 2014, 12:27
Replies: 6
Views: 4,514
Posted By capt. solipsist

Pretty much a done deal. The 75s are ex-Shanghai...

Pretty much a done deal. The 75s are ex-Shanghai Airlines, sold for a song. PAL now could no longer claim to have the youngest fleet in this neck of the woods.
Forum: Tech Log
29th Apr 2014, 12:22
Replies: 14
Views: 4,951
Posted By capt. solipsist

vilas, I believe your reference to the 8...

vilas,

I believe your reference to the 8 FNPT sessions (Entry Level Training) applies only to those who have no previous multi-crew AND jet experience.

ELT is not required for those who flew...
28th Jan 2014, 05:18
Replies: 8
Views: 3,715
Posted By capt. solipsist

Are the choices limited to remaining in the...

Are the choices limited to remaining in the aircraft vs. evacuation?

How about PRECAUTIONARY DISEMBARKATION?
Forum: Tech Log
25th Jul 2013, 16:17
Replies: 11
Views: 6,666
Posted By capt. solipsist

Aircraft approach category is determined during...

Aircraft approach category is determined during the certification process and remains fixed.
Forum: Tech Log
25th Jul 2013, 16:05
Replies: 46
Views: 17,183
Posted By capt. solipsist

For AIRBUS, V1 is Decision Speed, and you have 2...

For AIRBUS, V1 is Decision Speed, and you have 2 seconds more to initiate the reject. This is the "startle factor" included in Airbus performance computation. (Reference: Airbus Perormance Manual...
Forum: Tech Log
12th Feb 2013, 08:54
Replies: 11
Views: 2,585
Posted By capt. solipsist

REC MAX gives you .3G buffet margin, but you can...

REC MAX gives you .3G buffet margin, but you can choose a FL higher than that limited by .2G margin
25th Jan 2013, 02:58
Replies: 75
Views: 39,373
Posted By capt. solipsist

To those who keep on asking: The reason that...

To those who keep on asking:

The reason that Vietjet is not hiring even if they got a million routes being considered for expansion PROBABLY (did I say PROBABLY already?) is because they are...
Forum: Tech Log
25th Jan 2013, 02:42
Replies: 10
Views: 2,781
Posted By capt. solipsist

@CONFIture: Yes I was bored and simulated...

@CONFIture:

Yes I was bored and simulated the whole thing :)

TL at CLB detent all the time.

THS never reached the limits at all.

Other parameters unable to notice (I was flying alone).
Forum: Tech Log
24th Jan 2013, 01:22
Replies: 7
Views: 4,343
Posted By capt. solipsist

there are actually more info in the AMM. my...

there are actually more info in the AMM.

my point is, it is not in the FCOM, ergo...
Forum: Tech Log
24th Jan 2013, 00:29
Replies: 7
Views: 4,343
Posted By capt. solipsist

turning OFF the fuel pumps during refueling is...

turning OFF the fuel pumps during refueling is NOT Airbus procedure.

of course I have an idea why some airlines do it. but if your airline does that, just better ask your airline.
23rd Jan 2013, 10:43
Replies: 149
Views: 97,740
Posted By capt. solipsist

not for long. Dr. Hung (husband of Mdme....

not for long.

Dr. Hung (husband of Mdme. Thao) just signed a SIM training agreement with WCC Sim Center in Manila last Monday.
Forum: Tech Log
18th Jan 2013, 04:38
Replies: 10
Views: 2,781
Posted By capt. solipsist

A320 Normal Law, FL350 Autopilot disconnects...

A320 Normal Law, FL350

Autopilot disconnects middle of the Alpha Prot range.

With continuous manual sidestick back pressure, Autotrim continues to function.

Autotrim gave pitch up command...
Forum: Tech Log
18th Jan 2013, 04:13
Replies: 6
Views: 20,760
Posted By capt. solipsist

Above post is correct. The ECAM shall...

Above post is correct.

The ECAM shall indicate Max Speed 200kts. Be careful here, as it is so easy to overshoot the speed even on A/P and A/T, and you will get that repetitive chime on just a few...
Forum: Tech Log
17th Jan 2013, 11:29
Replies: 12
Views: 3,963
Posted By capt. solipsist

Cuba Libre, it's in the Jepps :ok:

Cuba Libre,

it's in the Jepps :ok:
Forum: Tech Log
16th Jan 2013, 10:31
Replies: 12
Views: 3,963
Posted By capt. solipsist

aircraft categories are not based exclusively on...

aircraft categories are not based exclusively on approach speeds but also include aircraft dimension in the categorization.

categorization also aims to ensure obstacle clearance.

it is fixed...
26th Dec 2012, 10:52
Replies: 27
Views: 10,703
Posted By capt. solipsist

Exactly. When they report "Cabin Ready" it means...

Exactly. When they report "Cabin Ready" it means they must already be seated and belted.

Unless Cabin Ready means differently elsewhere?
26th Dec 2012, 10:34
Replies: 75
Views: 39,373
Posted By capt. solipsist

and TZ is now (happily?) preoccupied with...

and TZ is now (happily?) preoccupied with shielding his newbie pilot daughter from possible predators in AirPhil :ok:
Forum: Tech Log
26th Dec 2012, 10:25
Replies: 124
Views: 36,991
Posted By capt. solipsist

Actually, the probes themselves were not changed,...

Actually, the probes themselves were not changed, but were equipped with conic plates that protect the probes.

It is these conic plates that have the "probe holes" in them.
26th Dec 2012, 09:45
Replies: 75
Views: 39,373
Posted By capt. solipsist

The new Chief Pilot is ex-PAL, ex-VNA captain. ...

The new Chief Pilot is ex-PAL, ex-VNA captain. The ex-AirPhil guy mentioned below has already been sacked for incompetence.

I think the other agency aside from Paramount is not DA but FD...
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