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Forum: Tech Log
11th May 2020, 13:29
Replies: 17
Views: 3,282
Posted By FE Hoppy

If you are going to be above 60kt then it's...

If you are going to be above 60kt then it's relevant so unless your stopping distance is less than 1/3 the runway you should respect the approach ban.
Forum: Tech Log
11th May 2020, 13:25
Replies: 27
Views: 3,718
Posted By FE Hoppy

It's already available but mostly undesirable....

It's already available but mostly undesirable. There needs to be an obvious commercial advantage for a customer to choose to increase the cost of his new equipment by x$ per unit. Over the last 15...
2nd May 2020, 00:30
Replies: 42
Views: 23,043
Posted By FE Hoppy

I think it's a little naive to think the European...

I think it's a little naive to think the European governments will allow their own airlines to fail leading the 100,000s of redundancies and at the same time allow foreign airlines to take up...
8th Apr 2020, 16:18
Replies: 209
Views: 142,293
Posted By FE Hoppy

lol someone has been on the pop

lol someone has been on the pop
Forum: Tech Log
5th Apr 2020, 11:27
Replies: 29
Views: 7,506
Posted By FE Hoppy

the Cseries also has Variable Frequency...

the Cseries also has Variable Frequency Generators. (no csd). The AC Hydraulic and Fuel pumps are designed to operate throughout the frequency range.
27th Mar 2020, 23:17
Replies: 209
Views: 142,293
Posted By FE Hoppy

I've been in the business, first military and...

I've been in the business, first military and them civil since 1989. In all my time i've never felt this negative about the industry. Realistically we are looking at 3 months before internal flights...
22nd Mar 2020, 22:24
Replies: 633
Views: 584,080
Posted By FE Hoppy

Has anyone compiled a list of airlines which have...

Has anyone compiled a list of airlines which have either stopped operating or announced a date?
Forum: Middle East
22nd Mar 2020, 22:17
Replies: 31
Views: 28,896
Posted By FE Hoppy

The remaining flights are just repatriation...

The remaining flights are just repatriation flights. LH group the same until they completely stop very soon.
Forum: Tech Log
18th Sep 2019, 08:52
Replies: 49
Views: 13,818
Posted By FE Hoppy

I would have thought terrain in the missed is...

I would have thought terrain in the missed is probably the deciding factor.
If your minimum is predicated on achieving a specific approach climb gradient and you mooch on through it waiting for...
Forum: Tech Log
2nd Jun 2019, 17:52
Replies: 117
Views: 32,547
Posted By FE Hoppy

A bunch of AFCS systems revert to GS on approach...

A bunch of AFCS systems revert to GS on approach in case of turbulence, even the bus. It's a fine reference for a minimum speed and the maths for wind correction isn't taxing. If you have nothing...
Forum: Tech Log
7th May 2019, 14:22
Replies: 52
Views: 13,860
Posted By FE Hoppy

Alignment has nothing to do with variation. ...

Alignment has nothing to do with variation.
Next?
Forum: Tech Log
6th May 2019, 16:26
Replies: 52
Views: 13,860
Posted By FE Hoppy

Every AFM Iv'e read has alignment limits for IRS....

Every AFM Iv'e read has alignment limits for IRS. Often pan handled around the North Pole.
Some also include operational regions for older units.

Would love to hear Hoss183's secret info about...
6th May 2019, 16:19
Replies: 483
Views: 980,745
Posted By FE Hoppy

As we currently have no idea what the impact load...

As we currently have no idea what the impact load was it is impossible to speculate on another types ability to survive the same.
Forum: Tech Log
23rd Apr 2019, 17:54
Replies: 12
Views: 5,028
Posted By FE Hoppy

I would have thought all these questions should...

I would have thought all these questions should be put to your instructor rather than on here! Are you doing a type rating or recurrent?
Forum: Tech Log
22nd Apr 2019, 20:21
Replies: 14
Views: 7,595
Posted By FE Hoppy

Think about this. I can stop from 100kts...

Think about this.

I can stop from 100kts groundspeed in 500meters.

Zero wind 100kts GS =100 KIAS

50 head 100GS = 150KIAS

Same stopping distance.
22nd Apr 2019, 11:53
Replies: 7
Views: 4,402
Posted By FE Hoppy

And yet my logbooks dating from 1989 are still...

And yet my logbooks dating from 1989 are still fully supported by the use of any off the shelf Biro and a few seconds of my time.
Forum: Tech Log
7th Apr 2019, 20:51
Replies: 5
Views: 1,051
Posted By FE Hoppy

Might not be a pilot! I hope to god he isn't!

Might not be a pilot! I hope to god he isn't!
Forum: Tech Log
29th Mar 2019, 13:30
Replies: 11
Views: 3,358
Posted By FE Hoppy

Cost index. if itís done correctly itís...

Cost index.

if itís done correctly itís optimum cost. But doing it correctly is often difficult in the real world.
Forum: Tech Log
24th Mar 2019, 12:38
Replies: 24
Views: 6,542
Posted By FE Hoppy

A number of aircraft I'm familiar with use the...

A number of aircraft I'm familiar with use the ailerons for more than one task. Some blended the functions mechanically others via software. It's not that complicated and many model flyers do the...
Forum: Tech Log
18th Mar 2019, 20:29
Replies: 27
Views: 6,361
Posted By FE Hoppy

The reason is bank angle. Engine out at V2- v2+10...

The reason is bank angle. Engine out at V2- v2+10 you don't want to be using 30į bank as you don't have the margin. Hence "Heading Half bank" on many types.
Forum: Tech Log
5th Mar 2019, 10:51
Replies: 14
Views: 3,952
Posted By FE Hoppy

Standard arrival in ZRH is LPV for the BombBus...

Standard arrival in ZRH is LPV for the BombBus fleet.
Forum: Tech Log
5th Mar 2019, 10:38
Replies: 19
Views: 6,282
Posted By FE Hoppy

Some of us used to carry our own sets and updated...

Some of us used to carry our own sets and updated them by hand. oh happy days. changes: none on a plate you frequently used meant no need for a cursory glance, just move on to the next one in the...
Forum: Tech Log
28th Feb 2019, 18:58
Replies: 19
Views: 2,918
Posted By FE Hoppy

CSeries is the same as 777 with the same C*U....

CSeries is the same as 777 with the same C*U. Secondary and Direct are known as PFCC direct and REU direct. FD and AT are still available in PFCC Direct but lost in REU Direct. There is one further...
23rd Feb 2019, 15:13
Replies: 51
Views: 37,603
Posted By FE Hoppy

If only i'd known this was a thing I would have...

If only i'd known this was a thing I would have been having kittens every time we flew eastbound across the pond.
Forum: Tech Log
23rd Feb 2019, 01:35
Replies: 3
Views: 1,387
Posted By FE Hoppy

They must be mad! If they find my pen can...

They must be mad!

If they find my pen can they send it to me please?
Forum: Tech Log
21st Feb 2019, 17:19
Replies: 7
Views: 2,634
Posted By FE Hoppy

Pressure at the intake of the compressor is low....

Pressure at the intake of the compressor is low. Pressure at the exit of the compressor is high. The air would prefer to move from high to low (that would be a surge). The only thing that prevents it...
Forum: Tech Log
15th Feb 2019, 12:24
Replies: 11
Views: 2,384
Posted By FE Hoppy

In the dim and distant past I flew a 4 engine...

In the dim and distant past I flew a 4 engine type where we frequently shut down 1 and occasionally 2 engines to save fuel. we also relit them mostly. If a rotor isn't turning when you have airspeed,...
Forum: Tech Log
12th Feb 2019, 16:49
Replies: 8
Views: 2,182
Posted By FE Hoppy

Correct but you haven't cooled the outside air....

Correct but you haven't cooled the outside air. it was -56įc and now it's considerably warmer!

One of the wonders of the traditional air cycle machine is that it is self powering. Take your bleed...
Forum: Tech Log
12th Feb 2019, 16:32
Replies: 19
Views: 2,579
Posted By FE Hoppy

Same principle as the Laseref from what used to...

Same principle as the Laseref from what used to be Honeywell and not much lighter. Must be cheaper. ISIS uses piezo gyros as far as I remember.
Forum: Tech Log
11th Feb 2019, 17:40
Replies: 8
Views: 2,182
Posted By FE Hoppy

Pressurise and COOL! err........

Pressurise and COOL!
err........
11th Feb 2019, 17:29
Replies: 24
Views: 16,061
Posted By FE Hoppy

Ive only ever seen one aircraft jump a chock. ...

Ive only ever seen one aircraft jump a chock.
C130 on startup.
Airframe totalled.
Full crew at the controls.
Ground Engineer on long lead moved faster than the wind.
9th Feb 2019, 14:37
Replies: 29
Views: 20,899
Posted By FE Hoppy

^^^^^^^^^WORD^^^^^^^^!

^^^^^^^^^WORD^^^^^^^^!
9th Feb 2019, 14:36
Replies: 29
Views: 20,899
Posted By FE Hoppy

Having had smoke in the Atlantic (at low level) I...

Having had smoke in the Atlantic (at low level) I can assure you it's not fun and not something you dick about with. In my case it was a windshield heating controller which I eventually found but...
Forum: Tech Log
9th Feb 2019, 14:31
Replies: 13
Views: 2,374
Posted By FE Hoppy

It's just ego. If the co-pilot can't taxi why...

It's just ego.
If the co-pilot can't taxi why let him/her fly?
Forum: Tech Log
9th Feb 2019, 14:28
Replies: 16
Views: 3,304
Posted By FE Hoppy

A very long time ago. You can't use brushes...

A very long time ago. You can't use brushes without sparks and the less dense the atmosphere the bigger the spark. Aircraft Gennys have been brushless since the 50/60s.
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