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Forum: Tech Log
18th Nov 2016, 09:13
Replies: 43
Views: 11,028
Posted By cosmo kramer

Brits and surrounding Islands loves "mnemonics",...

Brits and surrounding Islands loves "mnemonics", whether it's for doing a briefing or just flying the aircraft.

Maybe it's time to revert to skills and common sense? This...
Forum: Tech Log
25th Oct 2016, 09:59
Replies: 27
Views: 7,278
Posted By cosmo kramer

Easyjet flew a 737NG at 447 kts by accident. No...

Easyjet flew a 737NG at 447 kts by accident. No damage was found to the aircraft. I'm sure you can dig up the investigation report on google.
*Edit, there you go:...
Forum: Tech Log
18th Feb 2016, 13:07
Replies: 42
Views: 7,058
Posted By cosmo kramer

You can only monitor, if you know what too look...

You can only monitor, if you know what too look for.

- You need to know what are the acceptable and normal deviations.
- You need to be able to know what should happen next and to a predict how...
Forum: Tech Log
9th Feb 2016, 18:01
Replies: 29
Views: 5,686
Posted By cosmo kramer

Exactly. Hence, since no sane responsible person...

Exactly. Hence, since no sane responsible person would choose declare a wet runway dry, there will be nothing to prove since an adverse outcome is not likely to occur.

Should a rejected take off...
Forum: Tech Log
9th Feb 2016, 15:34
Replies: 29
Views: 5,686
Posted By cosmo kramer

Let me ask you another question: If the ATIS...

Let me ask you another question:

If the ATIS reports the runway dry (aka not being wet), and the rain starts to pour down. Do you use dry or wet figures for your calculations? :E


To return to...
Forum: Tech Log
7th Nov 2015, 00:13
Replies: 13
Views: 2,925
Posted By cosmo kramer

asteroid01, why were you unhappy with letting it...

asteroid01, why were you unhappy with letting it roll and subsequently doing a low speed stop?

What was your worry? I could understand if it was an engine problem, but since you say it was to test...
Forum: Tech Log
27th Oct 2015, 11:00
Replies: 47
Views: 6,846
Posted By cosmo kramer

Almost all of our aircrafts doesn't provide...

Almost all of our aircrafts doesn't provide "minimum speed reversion" after G/S capture. Only some of the oldest ones provide that feature. So it seems Boing indeed removed "the feature" (or customer...
Forum: Tech Log
20th Aug 2015, 10:21
Replies: 5
Views: 2,332
Posted By cosmo kramer

Ask your operator: ...

Ask your operator:
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Forum: Tech Log
18th Aug 2015, 12:36
Replies: 20
Views: 6,437
Posted By cosmo kramer

Back to the LIDO chart, it is actually correct as...

Back to the LIDO chart, it is actually correct as well, only we are interpreting it wrong.

From the legends and table part of the LIDO general section, it is clear that the 4000 feet written...
Forum: Tech Log
17th Aug 2015, 22:32
Replies: 20
Views: 6,437
Posted By cosmo kramer

Seems Stone_cold answered the question black on...

Seems Stone_cold answered the question black on white. So my previous answer has to be wrong and the LIDO chart be in error.

Given that it's LIRZ, an Italian airport: no wonder there are...
Forum: Tech Log
17th Aug 2015, 14:32
Replies: 20
Views: 6,437
Posted By cosmo kramer

According to the AIP plate horizontal view the...

According to the AIP plate horizontal view the descend starts at D14 IPE = LIDO is right.
*Note there is no 14NM inbound, so it has to be 14NM outbound on the downwind.

There are some dotted...
27th Jul 2015, 18:58
Replies: 92
Views: 61,100
Posted By cosmo kramer

^^^ what he said. This doesn't look like...

^^^ what he said.

This doesn't look like even 10 degs of bank. Why are some of you thinking this wasn't stabile?

Looks perfectly alright for the conditions to me.
Forum: Tech Log
12th Jul 2015, 11:30
Replies: 27
Views: 6,680
Posted By cosmo kramer

Good post Intruder, not a single mention of ToD....

Good post Intruder, not a single mention of ToD. And actually some useful advice for the topic at hand:ok:



I would add that it's makes most sense to start configuring if you are too high on...
Forum: Tech Log
10th Jul 2015, 09:26
Replies: 27
Views: 6,680
Posted By cosmo kramer

Ok, I'm going to try it different: If a guy...

Ok, I'm going to try it different:

If a guy asks:
"How can I best plan a visual approach. Do you have any advise for which heigh and speed I should have a different gates? When should I start to...
Forum: Tech Log
9th Jul 2015, 18:25
Replies: 27
Views: 6,680
Posted By cosmo kramer

:{:{:{ ...but it's all irrelevant for the...

:{:{:{
...but it's all irrelevant for the topic!!! Why not start a topic about descend planning if you feel so strong about demonstrating your mighty knowledge.
Forum: Tech Log
9th Jul 2015, 17:16
Replies: 27
Views: 6,680
Posted By cosmo kramer

ATC will take you down to a certain level, like...

ATC will take you down to a certain level, like FL070. Absolutely no planning required.
They will keep you there to a certain point, where they are allowed to let you descend further.

What the...
Forum: Tech Log
9th Jul 2015, 17:13
Replies: 27
Views: 6,680
Posted By cosmo kramer

Yes your ToD becomes irrelevant, when ATC takes...

Yes your ToD becomes irrelevant, when ATC takes you down 200 nm prior to you destination, gives you 10 step descends and controls your rate in between (all due to airspaces structures).

Welcome to...
Forum: Tech Log
9th Jul 2015, 08:58
Replies: 27
Views: 6,680
Posted By cosmo kramer

Intruder, it's a Eurothing, for noise abatement....

Intruder, it's a Eurothing, for noise abatement. How to plan your TOD is irrelevant for the question.

Think of it as extending the ILS 20-30 nm, that you start out with 250 knots, and you have to...
Forum: Tech Log
8th Jul 2015, 23:41
Replies: 27
Views: 6,680
Posted By cosmo kramer

He is not asking about descend planning. He...

He is not asking about descend planning.

He is asking about Continuous Descend Approaches and how to plan the slowing down.
Forum: Tech Log
8th Jul 2015, 15:39
Replies: 27
Views: 6,680
Posted By cosmo kramer

Another advice: It's a feel thing and not a...

Another advice:
It's a feel thing and not a mental calculation.

I'll give an example, for Boeing.
At 20 nm to go, aim to be in e.g. 5000 feet AFE at 250 knots. With 3x height you now have 1000...
Forum: Tech Log
8th Jul 2015, 15:25
Replies: 27
Views: 6,680
Posted By cosmo kramer

I can't answer for airbus, and I know it's not...

I can't answer for airbus, and I know it's not what you look for but the answer is this: Experience.

But I can give you this advice:
If you are still new to the type, observe how the automatics...
Forum: Tech Log
1st Jul 2015, 18:49
Replies: 27
Views: 12,103
Posted By cosmo kramer

You get those replies because your question is...

You get those replies because your question is too unspecific.

The thought process is so much different depending on the situation: How is the weather, why are you holding etc....

The decision...
Forum: Tech Log
29th Jun 2015, 08:40
Replies: 27
Views: 7,717
Posted By cosmo kramer

It's a technical forum. We can discuss what is...

It's a technical forum. We can discuss what is technically possible without it necessarily being the preferred option.

Anyway, it's as simple as de-selecting the LOC frequency. Autopilot goes into...
Forum: Tech Log
28th Jun 2015, 23:23
Replies: 27
Views: 7,717
Posted By cosmo kramer

Of course you can. You just press TFR.

Of course you can. You just press TFR.
Forum: Tech Log
26th Jun 2015, 22:44
Replies: 45
Views: 6,785
Posted By cosmo kramer

It's not really relevant for the topic. The...

It's not really relevant for the topic. The 151,600 pounds limit could be because of derate. Or maybe they took off with full thrust. I am not familiar with LGA, Airbus or it's performance.

Fact...
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