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12th Apr 2021, 11:21
Replies: 4
Views: 1,280
Posted By Occy

They have sliced bread back then?

They have sliced bread back then?
Forum: Tech Log
6th Apr 2021, 08:20
Replies: 8
Views: 1,245
Posted By Occy

Yeah ok, I don't get too fussed about entering...

Yeah ok, I don't get too fussed about entering any of that. If I have a high QNH and I'm worried about an at or below, I'll just be vigilant with monitoring, use VSD and the boards as necessary or...
Forum: Tech Log
3rd Apr 2021, 08:24
Replies: 8
Views: 1,245
Posted By Occy

Yep, only ever tried it prior to TOD (otherwise...

Yep, only ever tried it prior to TOD (otherwise why bother). To clarify, the thrust/drag required stuff happens shortly after transition. Can’t see how it’s mandatory for VNAV approach, you have...
Forum: Tech Log
3rd Apr 2021, 04:12
Replies: 8
Views: 1,245
Posted By Occy

My experience is that putting the actual QNH...

My experience is that putting the actual QNH usually in results in a “drag required” message closely followed by the auto throttle adding thrust or the opposite: thrust coming on followed by “drag...
19th Mar 2021, 11:07
Replies: 18
Views: 7,164
Posted By Occy

No fuel dump capability on the 737.

No fuel dump capability on the 737.
Forum: Tech Log
25th Feb 2021, 11:20
Replies: 13
Views: 2,797
Posted By Occy

I think it’s a great question. To the posters...

I think it’s a great question. To the posters that suggest you “follow the qrh procedure”, I would point out that none of the 3 Boeings I have flown have any checklist for this. Maybe some aircraft...
5th Feb 2021, 05:10
Replies: 80
Views: 9,386
Posted By Occy

And not that it’s been an issue for a year or so,...

And not that it’s been an issue for a year or so, but listening to some of the muppet-like word for word read backs on busy ATC frequencies (e.g. Sydney ground) kills me. I can cut internationals...
1st Feb 2021, 09:52
Replies: 21
Views: 4,634
Posted By Occy

couldn’t agree more, drag it in from 30 miles if...

couldn’t agree more, drag it in from 30 miles if you want, who f$#king cares! :ok:
30th Jan 2021, 01:21
Replies: 81
Views: 15,762
Posted By Occy

Yep, Sounds sensible. Why not expand the policy...

Yep, Sounds sensible. Why not expand the policy to allow a check pilot to turn off a hydraulic system or trip a genny offline to give the crew a real world handle of a non normal?
9th Jan 2021, 11:16
Replies: 833
Views: 781,507
Posted By Occy

Good to see all you armchair experts have put...

Good to see all you armchair experts have put your COVID epidemiology second guessing on hold for a moment and gone back to what you really “know” i.e. accident investigation via flightradar data. :D
20th Sep 2020, 10:00
Replies: 9
Views: 5,852
Posted By Occy

Look I’m absolutely sure you’re right. I...

Look I’m absolutely sure you’re right. I immediately leap to conspiracy theory style explanations to explain simple events.
25th Aug 2020, 13:08
Replies: 61
Views: 31,971
Posted By Occy

not sure what fed ex manuals say but our company...

not sure what fed ex manuals say but our company says the following about unsafe gear indications:

”It is unlikely that a low flypast of the control tower will add much to the information derived...
Forum: Tech Log
20th Aug 2020, 11:41
Replies: 23
Views: 2,729
Posted By Occy

At my company for RNP and ILS/GLS approaches it’s...

At my company for RNP and ILS/GLS approaches it’s 50ft RA.
Forum: Tech Log
16th Aug 2020, 09:22
Replies: 186
Views: 28,436
Posted By Occy

I love hand flying, but you gotta pick your...

I love hand flying, but you gotta pick your moment. I disconnected quite early one day when ATC was annoying the sh$t out of us with multiple 1000 ft altitude changes and my offsider says, “I’m not...
Forum: Tech Log
5th Aug 2020, 13:15
Replies: 46
Views: 6,952
Posted By Occy

I’m not a massive fan of spending too much time...

I’m not a massive fan of spending too much time heads down in “the box” at low level, as some people here mention. However, if the missed approach is complex, it’s worth making sure you at least tidy...
1st Jul 2020, 12:33
Replies: 21
Views: 3,935
Posted By Occy

I wouldn’t really characterise it as an airport,...

I wouldn’t really characterise it as an airport, it’s more of an overpriced shopping centre with overpriced parking that has a few aero bridges and a runway.
15th May 2020, 13:11
Replies: 18
Views: 9,643
Posted By Occy

some next level detective work there mate, you...

some next level detective work there mate, you got your finger on that pulse.
18th Apr 2020, 12:36
Replies: 152
Views: 71,968
Posted By Occy

tee hee, let’s release a virus so we can buy a...

tee hee, let’s release a virus so we can buy a company with $5b Of debt, priceless!

”when you hear hoof beats, think horses, not zebras”...
27th Mar 2020, 10:53
Replies: 21
Views: 8,807
Posted By Occy

How incredibly interesting eggplant, drops...

How incredibly interesting

eggplant, drops of water emoticons
19th Mar 2020, 01:40
Replies: 287
Views: 43,915
Posted By Occy

Seems to be a lot of mountains being made out of...

Seems to be a lot of mountains being made out of mole hills here...

A similar situation cropped up in Sydney about a year ago. We were on descent going south when centre abruptly tells us to do a...
15th Mar 2020, 11:16
Replies: 126
Views: 63,235
Posted By Occy

Pilots are experts and just super knowledgeable...

Pilots are experts and just super knowledgeable about everything.

How to run an airline better than everyone else, kinda goes without saying I suppose.
Economics.
Government.
Epidemiology.
And...
17th Feb 2020, 15:30
Replies: 70
Views: 27,049
Posted By Occy

Great info, thanks for your post. i have one...

Great info, thanks for your post.

i have one question. Probably more for approach controllers, but when we have an “at or below” altitude is it annoying if we level off when we are cleared lower?...
23rd Jan 2020, 00:15
Replies: 3
Views: 1,300
Posted By Occy

No, I think you guys have it all wrong. It’s the...

No, I think you guys have it all wrong. It’s the aviation equivalent of that guy in Adelaide who filled his ford laser up with water and put on a snorkel and went to the local drive thru bottle-o. So...
18th Nov 2019, 10:38
Replies: 125
Views: 97,782
Posted By Occy

I totally agree with the “do you know you i am?”...

I totally agree with the “do you know you i am?” part. Sounds like the guy carried on like a total dick. Seems to be increasingly common on aircraft these days.

You lost me when you started on...
Forum: Tech Log
8th Jul 2019, 09:05
Replies: 51
Views: 15,313
Posted By Occy

Only pilots could complicate the simple act of...

Only pilots could complicate the simple act of using a switch that has 3 positions - on, off and start.
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