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29th Nov 2020, 00:42
Replies: 9
Views: 1,618
Posted By Mach E Avelli

I suspect that there is no fixed pass criteria....

I suspect that there is no fixed pass criteria. The goalposts move according to supply and demand. In good years all you need is a pair of Ray Bans and a pulse. Right now a degree in rocket science...
26th Nov 2020, 09:40
Replies: 2,202
Views: 308,967
Posted By Mach E Avelli

So you have evidence that no one has caught it on...

So you have evidence that no one has caught it on an Australian beach on a hot day do you?
You'd better let all those Europeans know so that they can re-open 'their' beaches next summer, to all...
Forum: Tech Log
22nd Nov 2020, 02:23
Replies: 71
Views: 12,476
Posted By Mach E Avelli

Fullwings you speak my language! At the risk of...

Fullwings you speak my language!
At the risk of thread drift, there is a problem arising in some training 'cultures' which I think stems from being too anxious to pitch every procedure at some...
Forum: Tech Log
21st Nov 2020, 01:27
Replies: 71
Views: 12,476
Posted By Mach E Avelli

QUOTE.....in real life, what would you do if an...

QUOTE.....in real life, what would you do if an engine failed (and you know this because of the yaw and loss of performance) and even though there is no vibration N1 & N2 have gone to zero over a...
Forum: Tech Log
20th Nov 2020, 01:31
Replies: 71
Views: 12,476
Posted By Mach E Avelli

It is incumbent on instructors and examiners to...

It is incumbent on instructors and examiners to avoid negative training, or training in such a way that crews make assumptions simply because they are in a simulator. If the simulator has some...
Forum: Tech Log
17th Nov 2020, 20:16
Replies: 71
Views: 12,476
Posted By Mach E Avelli

IT seems that your simulator is slightly...

IT seems that your simulator is slightly unrealistic and your instructor is not making due allowance for this.
If all rotation came to a sudden stop, some vibration (probably a lot of vibration)...
12th Nov 2020, 00:41
Replies: 93
Views: 18,385
Posted By Mach E Avelli

Once it is out there for everyone to see, come...

Once it is out there for everyone to see, come the time you want a real flying job, you can be certain that the HR people and Chief Pilot will have seen everything you have ever done under your own...
24th Oct 2020, 05:57
Replies: 31
Views: 5,591
Posted By Mach E Avelli

I have never seen any formal advice on the...

I have never seen any formal advice on the conduct of touch & go for complex aircraft, though Boeing had a procedure for go-around after touchdown. It mandated that this not be attempted once...
22nd Oct 2020, 08:33
Replies: 31
Views: 5,591
Posted By Mach E Avelli

Touch & go in complex aircraft is negative...

Touch & go in complex aircraft is negative training. With higher speeds, greater weights and less tolerance for delay, the actions required to bring the thing to a stop (ground idle, spoilers,...
10th Oct 2020, 22:48
Replies: 108
Views: 26,775
Posted By Mach E Avelli

Any kid in primary school today dreaming of...

Any kid in primary school today dreaming of becoming a pilot will have a choice of becoming an astronaut or a drone pilot, or perhaps a pilot with the RFDS. 25 to 30 years from now widebody commands...
26th Sep 2020, 03:29
Replies: 422
Views: 145,001
Posted By Mach E Avelli

If calculated on the total package, 10% off the...

If calculated on the total package, 10% off the JQ EBA is not such a bad deal. In the current situation it would be a good deal. There will plenty who will grab that. Those who have had a taste of...
24th Sep 2020, 23:40
Replies: 7
Views: 2,703
Posted By Mach E Avelli

Part time is not always attractive to employers....

Part time is not always attractive to employers. Some have a requirement to cover peak holiday seasons and may engage pilots for a fixed period, during which (in non COVID times) they fly close to...
22nd Sep 2020, 03:17
Replies: 81
Views: 21,294
Posted By Mach E Avelli

Instructing is one thing. Some 'patter' or...

Instructing is one thing. Some 'patter' or prompting and occasional instructor intervention is to be expected.
A competence check is an entirely different thing. Prior to any check there must be a...
13th Sep 2020, 02:46
Replies: 422
Views: 145,001
Posted By Mach E Avelli

T'ain't necessarly so. Not all check pilot...

T'ain't necessarly so. Not all check pilot authorizations are tied to a particular AOC. It depends under which rule the authorization was granted, ie CAO 82 or CASR Part 61. If you hold a Part 61...
Forum: Tech Log
19th Aug 2020, 00:55
Replies: 7
Views: 1,038
Posted By Mach E Avelli

Presumably there is a balance between tapping off...

Presumably there is a balance between tapping off enough air to offload the compressors and ensuring the right amount to safely support combustion.
Selecting airframe anti ice on during ground...
17th Aug 2020, 09:32
Replies: 13
Views: 5,495
Posted By Mach E Avelli

Classic Asperger syndrome. By all means flame him...

Classic Asperger syndrome. By all means flame him (it is a 'him' I think, definitely not a 'them') but let him run for a while to get it off his chest. Or really make the point by simply not replying.
Forum: Tech Log
17th Aug 2020, 09:03
Replies: 7
Views: 1,038
Posted By Mach E Avelli

I have an original US Air checklist from 1991 for...

I have an original US Air checklist from 1991 for the 146 and it required Engine A.I. to be selected ON (if not already on) after shutdown. The next mention of these switches is in the After Start...
Forum: Tech Log
16th Aug 2020, 03:59
Replies: 7
Views: 1,038
Posted By Mach E Avelli

In non technical terms, compressor load during...

In non technical terms, compressor load during the start cycle is undesirable. Reduction in air load is achieved automatically by bleed band operation, but I assume every bit helps engine...
Forum: Tech Log
14th Aug 2020, 23:03
Replies: 7
Views: 1,038
Posted By Mach E Avelli

The engine anti ice system is designed to be...

The engine anti ice system is designed to be ‘fail safe’ - in the event of an electrical failure the valves will run to ‘open’ to ensure engine anti ice is always available. To keep the valves shut...
13th Aug 2020, 07:28
Replies: 2,202
Views: 308,967
Posted By Mach E Avelli

Ah, but mandatory testing would then be required....

Ah, but mandatory testing would then be required. I can just see the civil libertarians going along with that. They'd be terrified that Big Brother would steal our DNA - all the better to convict us...
13th Aug 2020, 07:18
Replies: 152
Views: 23,052
Posted By Mach E Avelli

What do the rules say about essential motor...

What do the rules say about essential motor vehicle maintenance? During the last lock downs (in my state at least) we could take our car in for a service even if it was 100 km to the service...
13th Aug 2020, 07:01
Replies: 422
Views: 145,001
Posted By Mach E Avelli

The "challenge" depends on the individual. I have...

The "challenge" depends on the individual. I have seen ex Metro drivers ace B737 training and ex A320 drivers struggle with it.
Regardless of any challenge, it's a certainty that Rex will use type...
9th Aug 2020, 23:28
Replies: 2,202
Views: 308,967
Posted By Mach E Avelli

Well said Derfred! Although Dangerous Dan of...

Well said Derfred!

Although Dangerous Dan of Victoria will be judged harshly and rightly so, mostly we have seen good leadership by the authorities here while other countries encumbered with...
9th Aug 2020, 23:08
Replies: 87
Views: 27,019
Posted By Mach E Avelli

Plotter you are fortunate if you have a saleable...

Plotter you are fortunate if you have a saleable skill. Some pilots (myself included) are not all that good at working for a living. That's why I took up flying in the first place - I tried work and...
9th Aug 2020, 20:52
Replies: 87
Views: 27,019
Posted By Mach E Avelli

I tend to agree - unless you can demonstrate...

I tend to agree - unless you can demonstrate skill, no one is likely to want to train you on the job knowing you don't really want to be there and will bugger off back to aviation at the first...
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