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Thank you for that. I knew that was the case on...

Thank you for that. I knew that was the case on Take Off, didn’t realise it was the same in descent.
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bulldog89 Blimey mate, you're all over the...

bulldog89

Blimey mate, you're all over the place, you seem to be saying that VNAV DOES include pitch control, which of course it does. You also seem to think that the AP doesn't hold an altitude,...
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rudestuff After THR HOLD, if you wanted to...

rudestuff

After THR HOLD, if you wanted to push up the power, wouldn't you have to disarm the AT though? I agree with everything you've said there by the way, and agree that if you manually...
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bulldog89 Yes because YOU have mishandled...

bulldog89

Yes because YOU have mishandled the manual thrust. If you observed what was happening as the speed was dropping, the pitch angle would have been increasing to increase AoA and lift,...
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rudestuff Hi, thanks for your input. I don’t...

rudestuff

Hi, thanks for your input. I don’t wish to contradict you, but in what mode does thrust control altitude? Auto thrust modes are Thrust (N1, Climb, TO/GA ETC) Idle (During Level Chg...
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Posted By PFD

I didn’t say “you” banked it. Anyway. How do you...

I didn’t say “you” banked it. Anyway. How do you explain that VNAV appears in the pitch channel window of the FMA and the Autothrottle is only ever on the left and can only do a thrust or speed (IAS...
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bulldog89 You clearly don’t understand what...

bulldog89

You clearly don’t understand what happens in VNAV especially in VNAV PTH. What about the aircraft that have a VNAV mode and no auto throttle?

But from your other replies, yes you’re...
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Posted By PFD

bulldog89 Hmm so you’re saying that if you...

bulldog89

Hmm so you’re saying that if you are in VNAV with the autopilot on, on a 737 and you are controlling the throttles, that it isn’t automated?
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Now you’re just trying to justify your answer....

Now you’re just trying to justify your answer. Where in the question does it say Fully Automated and what aircraft is it? Also could you explain how VNAV PTH is possible at varying air speeds without...
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bulldog89 Okay, so I just tried VNAV via FMS...

bulldog89

Okay, so I just tried VNAV via FMS on a 737, without autothrottle, no problem, although i had to control the throttle obviously. So if someone is saying the right answer is autothrottle,...
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Posted By PFD

So can you explain how an aircraft without auto...

So can you explain how an aircraft without auto throttle does VNAV? Or how Autothrottle is able to maintain VNAV ALT? Remember we are talking CAT aircraft usually A320 or 737 sizes minimum.
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Posted By PFD

Try This

Which system is required in order for the FMS to control vertical navigation?
1. Pitch Controller
2. Auto Throttle
3. Electronic Flight Bag
4. Flight Director
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Posted By PFD

Red face Agree with RH and Alex

RichardH

Exactly the way I feel I have taught in 4 different ATO's and still going. I do not want the question bank CAA or otherwise, open to all, but this is what I have found over the years, and...
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Posted By PFD

SRS Help

Greetings. The Speed Reference system is a TOGA (Take off and go around mode) on the Airbus. I'll describe what I know about the A320 one as it's the SIM we have.

If you understand Level Change or...
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Posted By PFD

I thought L3 had closed Portugal?

I thought L3 had closed Portugal?
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Posted By PFD

Oh really. We’ll see.

Oh really. We’ll see.
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Posted By PFD

Harris never wanted the flight training side of...

Harris never wanted the flight training side of things from L3, they clearly just wanted the Simulators.
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I may have slightly misquoted but actually no. If...

I may have slightly misquoted but actually no. If you are a full British citizen yes, but my wife has a British Residence Permit, and that only entitles her to live here. Itís because we are not part...
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In the new syllabus for 2020 Met is definitely 30...

In the new syllabus for 2020 Met is definitely 30 feet per hPa
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Posted By PFD

I expect they just thought that a company that...

I expect they just thought that a company that has just paid its shareholders half a million dollars, wouldn’t shaft them financially.

Hindsight is a wonderful thing. What they really don’t need...
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Angry Nice. I see you have adopted the L3 Harris...

Nice. I see you have adopted the L3 Harris attitude to customers, akin to the way Gregory House treats his associates. Compassion at it's finest.

Under EU contract law alone, if you fail to...
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Posted By PFD

flyingkeyboard The Internet doesn’t forget.

flyingkeyboard

The Internet doesn’t forget.
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Posted By PFD

As someone who has worked with L3 and Oxford,...

As someone who has worked with L3 and Oxford, before CAE, I can't recommend either now. I have loads of ex students who were/are being treated very shabbily by big corporations that really don't...
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Posted By PFD

As far as I'm aware, they are all surplus to...

As far as I'm aware, they are all surplus to requirements, the Southampton instructors filled the Gatwick posts. Yes Coventry was where we taught bloody well. We got many an ex Southampton student...
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Posted By PFD

Clearly BGS have been the biggest in this field...

Clearly BGS have been the biggest in this field for years, but Leading Edge has a Modular Course starting next month, so L3 is late to the party, plus they've just shut down the Coventry ground...
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