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Forum: Tech Log
20th Sep 2021, 07:51
Replies: 20
Views: 2,807
Posted By BraceBrace

FullWings Interesting as both cases had fire...

FullWings

Interesting as both cases had fire warnings. In the case of the BA 777, it was hardly a "high speed" reject, I believe they did not even reach 80kts. Yet the crew got so hyperfocused on...
Forum: Tech Log
19th Sep 2021, 08:28
Replies: 20
Views: 2,807
Posted By BraceBrace

Again, Boeing does not stop you from doing so if...

Again, Boeing does not stop you from doing so if you think that's the safer option. The wording is different, the wording is "consider not setting unless evacuation".

Not saying right or wrong...
Forum: Tech Log
18th Sep 2021, 18:13
Replies: 20
Views: 2,807
Posted By BraceBrace

Probably not as the idea is common on 737 and...

Probably not as the idea is common on 737 and 777, and Iím guess other types have the same idea. Itís clearly stated in the QRH of 737 and 777, independent of type of brakes: "consider not setting...
Forum: Tech Log
18th Sep 2021, 13:34
Replies: 20
Views: 2,807
Posted By BraceBrace

Pure philosophy I guess. Boeing does not want to...

Pure philosophy I guess. Boeing does not want to exclude vacating the runway. Only if evacuation would be required, setting the parking brake is required and hence it became part of the evacuation...
Forum: Tech Log
14th Jun 2021, 16:23
Replies: 22
Views: 2,801
Posted By BraceBrace

Bizjetjock is correct. You need to look at the...

Bizjetjock is correct. You need to look at the airspace requirements, you could fly VFR only but who would dispatch an acft VFR only...
Forum: Tech Log
12th Jun 2021, 17:59
Replies: 48
Views: 5,404
Posted By BraceBrace

Indeed no issue. No changes to the cleared...

Indeed no issue. No changes to the cleared attitude and radar vectors, then you should be fine. I always have a depicted MSA on the map but the chart with minimum vector attitudes will be more...
Forum: Tech Log
12th Jun 2021, 09:28
Replies: 22
Views: 2,801
Posted By BraceBrace

EXDAC As mentioned before, in this case, in...

EXDAC

As mentioned before, in this case, in flight with loss of both engine driven generators (so automatic revertion to standby power), the captain would retain his EFIS indications so there is...
Forum: Tech Log
11th Jun 2021, 18:09
Replies: 22
Views: 2,801
Posted By BraceBrace

A "director" is a indication of the required...

A "director" is a indication of the required correction and to be followed by whoever is in control.

A "deviation indicator" is an indication of the deviation in a certain point and time and has...
4th Jun 2021, 09:37
Replies: 60
Views: 23,442
Posted By BraceBrace

Yup... I "escaped" a couple of months ago...

Yup... I "escaped" a couple of months ago entering an appron with a taxiway that had been "re-routed" with an S-bend and a mobile lightpole erected on the edge of the "old" taxiway. Any taxiway that...
Forum: Tech Log
3rd Jun 2021, 14:36
Replies: 38
Views: 6,402
Posted By BraceBrace

A company like Ryanair effectively adds circling...

A company like Ryanair effectively adds circling training on regular basis as far as I know (maybe Ryanair pilots can confirm). When I was on an intercontinental network, we did circling training as...
Forum: Tech Log
30th May 2021, 21:21
Replies: 38
Views: 6,402
Posted By BraceBrace

mustafagander I agree somewhat on the...

mustafagander

I agree somewhat on the "practice" topic, but it is FAR from excellent. I would even call it negative training as doing circling training in a sim created many situations that in...
Forum: Tech Log
27th Apr 2021, 07:52
Replies: 23
Views: 4,390
Posted By BraceBrace

These limitations have nothing to do with the...

These limitations have nothing to do with the aircraft, it is a minima question.

ILS minima require ILS equipment on the ground, so yes, whatever AP/FD functionality you use, the minima remain the...
Forum: Tech Log
10th Apr 2021, 11:00
Replies: 47
Views: 6,496
Posted By BraceBrace

Give any aircraft 25kts tailwind on base, and you...

Give any aircraft 25kts tailwind on base, and you will see the effect of the 90į turn thinker. He will overshoot final and end up high on glideslope. Happens on c172, but also on simple LOC...
Forum: Questions
8th Apr 2021, 10:08
Replies: 14
Views: 1,974
Posted By BraceBrace

DaveReidUK You are right, the person was not...

DaveReidUK

You are right, the person was not a passenger.
Forum: Questions
8th Apr 2021, 08:16
Replies: 14
Views: 1,974
Posted By BraceBrace

Aircraft legislation and applicable law

Being one of the lucky guys out there still flying on a regular basis to different countries, I was recently confronted with an awkward situation.

What law is applicable inside the aircraft once...
Forum: Tech Log
7th Apr 2021, 07:48
Replies: 47
Views: 6,496
Posted By BraceBrace

So will ATC be allowed to have us fly...

So will ATC be allowed to have us fly groundspeeds then? Makes their life a lot easier when dealing with converging traffic as well... Because we couldnít measure it "back thenĒ but have the...
Forum: Tech Log
6th Apr 2021, 07:55
Replies: 47
Views: 6,496
Posted By BraceBrace

As a pilot I would say heading is the gold...

As a pilot I would say heading is the gold standard, as track is ground based. Relative air movement is what makes us fly, not relative ground movement.The difference is wind. A pilot who is not wind...
Forum: Tech Log
6th Apr 2021, 07:46
Replies: 47
Views: 6,496
Posted By BraceBrace

That P/P360 will not work in many Boeings...

That P/P360 will not work in many Boeings...
Forum: Tech Log
26th Mar 2021, 08:40
Replies: 42
Views: 10,439
Posted By BraceBrace

Yes, but that is training. I sometimes allow...

Yes, but that is training. I sometimes allow people who are scared of crosswind landings in line training to go (established on the ILS with runway in sight) low wing and out again on the approach....
Forum: Tech Log
26th Mar 2021, 08:03
Replies: 54
Views: 11,509
Posted By BraceBrace

ETOPS or not?

ETOPS or not?
Forum: Tech Log
24th Mar 2021, 16:09
Replies: 42
Views: 10,439
Posted By BraceBrace

Lol. Good for you. "As highly trained pilots...

Lol. Good for you.

"As highly trained pilots we should all be able to judge the amount of control input required to maintain our flight path, and if we aren't, what does that say about our...
Forum: Tech Log
24th Mar 2021, 12:01
Replies: 42
Views: 10,439
Posted By BraceBrace

The slip & skid indicator is the most unreliable...

The slip & skid indicator is the most unreliable instrument (together with the compass) on larger transport aircraft. The YD keeps it coordinated, there is no need for rudder at all. On top, slipping...
Forum: Tech Log
20th Mar 2021, 23:32
Replies: 54
Views: 11,509
Posted By BraceBrace

My former bosses tried extensively to have a...

My former bosses tried extensively to have a complete electrical failure in the 777 simulator to create some kind of a scenario. I believe they got "pretty far", but the word I heard was "ridiculous"...
Forum: Tech Log
20th Mar 2021, 23:24
Replies: 54
Views: 11,509
Posted By BraceBrace

Don't understand me wrong, I understand what you...

Don't understand me wrong, I understand what you are trying to say. But you are talking about non-recoverable failures. The B767 had a common cause which is (probably) a result of non-bullet-proof...
Forum: Tech Log
20th Mar 2021, 10:23
Replies: 54
Views: 11,509
Posted By BraceBrace

I only know one case on a B727 where a water leak...

I only know one case on a B727 where a water leak whiped out the complete electrical system, and that was pretty much in the departure sequence so the aircraft was back on the ground in little time....
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