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Forum: Freight Dogs
31st Mar 2020, 15:59
Replies: 14
Views: 4,796
Posted By gusting_45

L188c Lockheed Electra Image

To any old Hunting Cargo / Air Contractors crew out there.

Thought I would post this here as a reminder to some of simpler times. A friend and colleague of mine at Easyjet is a talented artist. I...
21st Jan 2019, 22:34
Replies: 11
Views: 8,486
Posted By gusting_45

Relying entirely on automation whether in the...

Relying entirely on automation whether in the Flightdeck or in the controllers facility only moves the source of the failure.

All responsibility would now be on the shoulders of the software...
13th Nov 2018, 19:59
Replies: 2
Views: 3,980
Posted By gusting_45

Icelandair KEF to SFO Return to KEF

Flight returned to KEF. Any idea what went wrong?
Forum: Tech Log
28th Feb 2017, 19:36
Replies: 15
Views: 8,113
Posted By gusting_45

Why bother with the APU for bleed air. Just do a...

Why bother with the APU for bleed air. Just do a Packs Off Takeoff. Simple
Forum: Tech Log
20th Feb 2017, 08:34
Replies: 19
Views: 9,492
Posted By gusting_45

I havd had two similar experiences to Chrome's. ...

I havd had two similar experiences to Chrome's.

First one was in the cruise to Tallinn. It appeared that all of the fuel had disappeared from the LH Outer tank, and no it had not transferred to...
24th Dec 2016, 23:39
Replies: 36
Views: 11,828
Posted By gusting_45

From someone at the opposite end of an aviation...

From someone at the opposite end of an aviation career, I agree with 172_driver. Really consider the lifestyle pros and cons. Sitting in an A320 will not compensate you if at the same time you have...
Forum: Tech Log
24th Nov 2016, 16:18
Replies: 21
Views: 5,604
Posted By gusting_45

Did fuel dumping during post maintenance air...

Did fuel dumping during post maintenance air tests, we allways flew orbits to check for the fuel trail and always flew a gentle climb to stay clear of ingestion area.
9th Jun 2016, 21:31
Replies: 20
Views: 6,045
Posted By gusting_45

They are speed brakes in the air, normally only a...

They are speed brakes in the air, normally only a reduced number will deploy whilst airborne and are used to aid roll.

On the ground they are spoilers and as some have correctly stated only work...
22nd Dec 2015, 14:27
Replies: 17
Views: 3,879
Posted By gusting_45

Hi, Can't say if the circumstances were the...

Hi,

Can't say if the circumstances were the same, but what you heard and felt sounds quite similar to what I encountered some years ago.

We were operating a flight from STN TO VLC. The...
Forum: Tech Log
7th Jun 2015, 08:30
Replies: 58
Views: 19,402
Posted By gusting_45

Gravity cross feeding -A320 family

For air in the fuel, an analogy might be a diver and the bends.

As for disregarding the specifics of the QRH drill, think of a steaming pile of horse sh1t.
3rd May 2014, 07:49
Replies: 2
Views: 3,518
Posted By gusting_45

Fiji A330s and SYD - what gives?

Shouldn't make any difference what aircraft they are on, familiar or not. Floating that far down the runway, if it's true, illustrates poor decision making.
Forum: Tech Log
17th Apr 2014, 00:42
Replies: 13
Views: 2,945
Posted By gusting_45

All those thousands of hours flying various...

All those thousands of hours flying various boeings and I never thought of that, well I never.

Just as well I went around anyway, to be sure.
Forum: Tech Log
15th Apr 2014, 20:16
Replies: 13
Views: 2,945
Posted By gusting_45

Only gear anomaly I had was 3 greens and 3 reds...

Only gear anomaly I had was 3 greens and 3 reds simultaneously. No master caution.
Forum: North America
13th Apr 2014, 09:49
Replies: 12
Views: 5,810
Posted By gusting_45

I have no recommendations regarding flight...

I have no recommendations regarding flight training organisations. However, I instructed, ferried and hustled around about and in and out of Florida for 5 years. August will be, for significant...
Forum: ATC Issues
9th Apr 2014, 19:20
Replies: 28
Views: 7,085
Posted By gusting_45

Take on board all of the above opinions, I fall...

Take on board all of the above opinions, I fall generally on the side of good discipline. However, IMHO a much bigger problem is the apparent need of many pilots to speak insanely quickly and (some)...
Forum: Tech Log
6th Apr 2014, 15:16
Replies: 11
Views: 4,664
Posted By gusting_45

The appropriate action may depend on company...

The appropriate action may depend on company sops. For us, in your scenario, following confirmation that an engine fire exists then the assumption is that an evacuation will follow. In this event,...
Replies: 6
Views: 2,528
Posted By gusting_45

Similar experience in A319 vs B777. 777 at FL350...

Similar experience in A319 vs B777. 777 at FL350 18 miles in front and routeing in the same direction. We were cleared to FL370. Climbing through FL345 approx we passed through their wake. Aircraft...
23rd Sep 2013, 20:21
Replies: 12
Views: 3,024
Posted By gusting_45

Thanks, I have checked the CAA website regarding...

Thanks, I have checked the CAA website regarding medical certification. That stuff is written by medics for medics so I was hoping to get somebody's personal experience.
23rd Sep 2013, 12:23
Replies: 12
Views: 3,024
Posted By gusting_45

Also just been told that I will be on warfarin...

Also just been told that I will be on warfarin for 3 months.
23rd Sep 2013, 12:21
Replies: 12
Views: 3,024
Posted By gusting_45

Sorry, should have mentioned. Class 1

Sorry, should have mentioned. Class 1
23rd Sep 2013, 05:16
Replies: 12
Views: 3,024
Posted By gusting_45

Provoked DVT

A few weeks ago I received a heavy blow to the back of my calf muscle which has resulted in a DVT. I have been diagnosed etc and am on an anticoagulant therapy regime for probably 3 months.

I...
14th Jul 2013, 00:39
Replies: 3
Views: 1,874
Posted By gusting_45

Had it in both legs, actually worse as was...

Had it in both legs, actually worse as was diagnosed with thrombosis in both legs post orthopaedic surgery. Is sore for a while but will fade fairly soon.

Actually varicose veins can be fixed by...
Forum: Tech Log
14th Jun 2013, 01:29
Replies: 33
Views: 7,313
Posted By gusting_45

Ground control overrides in case of hijack...

Ground control overrides in case of hijack ..........

Wtf are you talking about?
Replies: 23
Views: 5,645
Posted By gusting_45

Crackedcay. I went the Florida route many...

Crackedcay.

I went the Florida route many years ago (also from IRL) so any information from my experience is well and truly out of date. All of the advice that you have received from other...
14th Apr 2013, 22:40
Replies: 2
Views: 2,271
Posted By gusting_45

Don't know what info you're looking for. But if...

Don't know what info you're looking for. But if it helps I have had both hips replaced during the past 18 months and there is no issue with holding a class 1. UK anyway.
Forum: Tech Log
21st Jan 2013, 22:49
Replies: 10
Views: 2,550
Posted By gusting_45

The answer to the basic question is no as not all...

The answer to the basic question is no as not all aircraft (jet or otherwise) have reverse thrust in the design.

Simple.
12th Jan 2013, 23:22
Replies: 27
Views: 6,157
Posted By gusting_45

A blade that small is not a prohibited item. So...

A blade that small is not a prohibited item. So sadly for your friend, not much of a boast.
Forum: Tech Log
26th Dec 2012, 09:02
Replies: 4
Views: 1,698
Posted By gusting_45

Don't necessarily have to complete the emergency...

Don't necessarily have to complete the emergency turn either as long as there isn't a speed restriction associated with it.
5th Dec 2012, 10:16
Replies: 41
Views: 7,493
Posted By gusting_45

You can also have your passport amended to...

You can also have your passport amended to reflect your name as that by which you are normally known.

All it requires is that you contact your passport issuer and apply to have it changed. A...
Forum: Tech Log
23rd Oct 2012, 16:21
Replies: 23
Views: 5,411
Posted By gusting_45

Why would you start the push if you didn't...

Why would you start the push if you didn't already have the doors armed?
Forum: Questions
19th Oct 2012, 08:52
Replies: 33
Views: 7,171
Posted By gusting_45

You don't say whether the required visual...

You don't say whether the required visual references are lost during the brief deterioration of the weather conditions.
Forum: Tech Log
18th Oct 2012, 14:00
Replies: 24
Views: 8,242
Posted By gusting_45

The answer is in the thread title, ie bugs. ...

The answer is in the thread title, ie bugs.

Any FBW aircraft is one very large IT project, it just happens to have wings and engines attached etc.

As one with a previous career in the IT...
Forum: Tech Log
30th Sep 2012, 20:24
Replies: 23
Views: 11,526
Posted By gusting_45

Depends on phase of flight. At low or idle thrust...

Depends on phase of flight. At low or idle thrust the HP bleed ps should open as LP bleed air will be insufficient.
27th Aug 2012, 21:09
Replies: 76
Views: 25,198
Posted By gusting_45

Easystreet "England hasn't been invaded let...

Easystreet

"England hasn't been invaded let alone conquered etc"


How about October 14th 1066. Defeat of King Harold and his English army by Duke William II of Normandy at Sentiac Hill,...
Forum: Tech Log
27th Jul 2012, 22:51
Replies: 8
Views: 3,091
Posted By gusting_45

737 isn't prone to Dutch roll???? Flew...

737 isn't prone to Dutch roll????

Flew 300/400 in the past with yaw damper inop in not very pleasant conditions and I can tell you for sure that it is.
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