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24th Sep 2022, 01:23
Replies: 16
Views: 1,575
Posted By Tinstaafl

The FAA usually offers it for free at Sun & Fun....

The FAA usually offers it for free at Sun & Fun. It's really interesting
19th Sep 2022, 16:38
Replies: 2,493
Views: 906,954
Posted By Tinstaafl

Anyone with PSA specific, or even general...

Anyone with PSA specific, or even general questions, is welcome to phone me. I'm an expat capt at PSA. US east coast civilised hours please. Can't promise I'll be able to answer when I'm at work....
15th Sep 2022, 01:47
Replies: 1
Views: 1,103
Posted By Tinstaafl

Just stumbled upon your post. No answers after...

Just stumbled upon your post. No answers after many months so it's probably moot by now. But just in case you still need an answer:

GA is Flap 8, both 2-eng & 1-inop.
1-inop approach is Flap 20.
15th Sep 2022, 00:52
Replies: 7
Views: 4,679
Posted By Tinstaafl

I had an uncommanded deployment of one in a...

I had an uncommanded deployment of one in a CRJ-200 one night just as we rotated. Bloody noisy and you can feel a vibration through the seat and your feet.
15th Sep 2022, 00:32
Replies: 2,493
Views: 906,954
Posted By Tinstaafl

Crewmembers with participating airlines in the US...

Crewmembers with participating airlines in the US get to bypass the usual TSA screening at airports with Known Crew Member access, unless you get the short straw for a random baggage x-ray screening....
Forum: Tech Log
14th Aug 2022, 18:01
Replies: 4
Views: 1,353
Posted By Tinstaafl

Our company guidance includes: Closing the...

Our company guidance includes:

Closing the blinds, put up cockpit shades, open all the overhead air vents.
Close the overhead lockers to reduce effective cabin volume to be cooled.
Use the APU...
19th Jun 2022, 00:56
Replies: 8
Views: 4,231
Posted By Tinstaafl

Garmin has an EFB, as does Seattle Avionics. ...

Garmin has an EFB, as does Seattle Avionics. Fltplan.com has its Fltplan Go EFB that dovetails with their website. I used Ftlplan Go for 15 years flying Pt 135 and owner flights in pistons, TP,...
Forum: ATC Issues
18th Jun 2022, 03:09
Replies: 68
Views: 13,026
Posted By Tinstaafl

More than once when I flew in Shetland I've had...

More than once when I flew in Shetland I've had 100kt winds at 1000'.
9th Jun 2022, 12:48
Replies: 2
Views: 883
Posted By Tinstaafl

Oh, thanks for the heads up. Space made now.

Oh, thanks for the heads up. Space made now.
9th Jun 2022, 02:36
Replies: 2
Views: 883
Posted By Tinstaafl

Anyone familiar with Focus.aero?

They've asked if I can ferry a CRJ700 for them from Denmark to USA. Their website seems bit undeveloped, lacking an address, company registration number, the same delivery success story repeated...
14th Sep 2021, 19:21
Replies: 53
Views: 26,226
Posted By Tinstaafl

To everyone that responded and PM'd me: My inbox...

To everyone that responded and PM'd me: My inbox got flooded. I'm right in the middle of upgrade so I don't have time to deal with that right now. I'll get on to it when I can. Meanwhile I spoke with...
12th Sep 2021, 17:15
Replies: 53
Views: 26,226
Posted By Tinstaafl

Climb150, upgrade at PSA. As for some...

Climb150, upgrade at PSA.


As for some others: It seems you don't understand what the purpose of the referral bonus is. It's a spotters fee for getting bodies through the door after they...
12th Sep 2021, 02:36
Replies: 53
Views: 26,226
Posted By Tinstaafl

My US regional now wants pilots from overseas.

During upgrade class yesterday we were told by the head of ground training that PSA Airlines is now accepting applications from overseas pilots. He wasn't very clear if they're sponsoring visas, but...
12th Sep 2021, 02:25
Replies: 6
Views: 3,566
Posted By Tinstaafl

During upgrade class yesterday we were told by...

During upgrade class yesterday we were told by the head of ground training that PSA Airlines is now accepting applications from overseas pilots. He wasn't very clear if they're sponsoring visas, but...
Forum: Questions
12th Sep 2021, 02:16
Replies: 2
Views: 735
Posted By Tinstaafl

In the Kingair 200 I planned on 800lb for the 1st...

In the Kingair 200 I planned on 800lb for the 1st hour, and 600lb for each hour after that. It was actually a bit less but they were easy, slightly conservative numbers to deal with. Kingair 90 was...
5th Sep 2021, 01:25
Replies: 2,493
Views: 906,954
Posted By Tinstaafl

Yep. And the retention bonus conditions...

Yep. And the retention bonus conditions specifically includes going to AA via flow or via direct entry.
4th Sep 2021, 21:13
Replies: 2,493
Views: 906,954
Posted By Tinstaafl

All three of AA's wholly owned regionals now have...

All three of AA's wholly owned regionals now have that bonus retention scheme mentioned earlier. I'm at one of them and am leaning more and more towards taking it. I have less than a decade to...
Replies: 7
Views: 1,444
Posted By Tinstaafl

A simple maxim: If the questions are known, then...

A simple maxim: If the questions are known, then hammering question banks will get you through, although you may not have as good an understanding of the underlying knowledge. If the questions...
20th Dec 2020, 22:08
Replies: 4
Views: 1,606
Posted By Tinstaafl

How was it modified? And why the 'spin...

How was it modified? And why the 'spin resistant' certification, instead of the more usual spin recovery requirement?
16th Nov 2020, 19:38
Replies: 72
Views: 10,428
Posted By Tinstaafl

For some reason the US is really fond of break...

For some reason the US is really fond of break away approaches and timing to the MAPt, instead of break towards approaches with the beacon on the field also serving as the MAPt.
16th Nov 2020, 04:44
Replies: 72
Views: 10,428
Posted By Tinstaafl

If they were designed i.a.w. the required...

If they were designed i.a.w. the required standards and flown that way then they were no less safe than any other approach designed to the same standard(s).

But to address the original question,...
Forum: Tech Log
16th Nov 2020, 04:31
Replies: 5
Views: 849
Posted By Tinstaafl

Aww...crap CS. I would have liked that in my...

Aww...crap CS. I would have liked that in my library. But Amazon says it's not available.
7th Nov 2020, 06:52
Replies: 41
Views: 8,697
Posted By Tinstaafl

ISA temp is 2*C / 1000' which is 0.5*C per 250'. ...

ISA temp is 2*C / 1000' which is 0.5*C per 250'.

So ISA T* at 3240' is nearer 8.5*C, not 9*C

That gives 5100' for an answer, so B
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Or using my CR whiz wheel a fraction over 5000'...
5th Nov 2020, 22:21
Replies: 20
Views: 7,018
Posted By Tinstaafl

Oh no! I did my CPL Nav (and another subject, I...

Oh no! I did my CPL Nav (and another subject, I think) with him in at Sydney Tech in '84, and then ATPL Nav & Flight Planning at Sydney Tech in ~'91. I always marveled at his depth & breadth of...
4th Nov 2020, 00:45
Replies: 4
Views: 1,769
Posted By Tinstaafl

I like it!

I like it!
Replies: 21
Views: 3,538
Posted By Tinstaafl

Pooleys' CRP6 & CRP9 aren't the same as a Jepp CR...

Pooleys' CRP6 & CRP9 aren't the same as a Jepp CR type. Biggest difference is their wind side is just a cut down modification of a slide type solution. Jepp CRs use trig. to solve the wind triangle....
Forum: Tech Log
30th Oct 2020, 00:44
Replies: 9
Views: 1,669
Posted By Tinstaafl

Interesting the B717-200. AFAIK it has somewhat...

Interesting the B717-200. AFAIK it has somewhat similar dimensions to the CRJ900. Its EWH is about the same. Can't fool geometry, eh?
28th Oct 2020, 02:35
Replies: 16
Views: 1,732
Posted By Tinstaafl

It is a bit of a case of wanted two opposite...

It is a bit of a case of wanted two opposite things. The turbo C210 is looking like the best bet. Anyone happen to have cruise TAS for a turbo C182RG. It might just be fast enough? He'll be a brand...
26th Oct 2020, 22:27
Replies: 16
Views: 1,732
Posted By Tinstaafl

Thought of that. Not quite fast enough for him. ...

Thought of that. Not quite fast enough for him. Maybe if he's willing to accept a slower speed.
26th Oct 2020, 18:42
Replies: 16
Views: 1,732
Posted By Tinstaafl

Alternatives to C210 or Malibu?

I have an acquaintance looking for a single engine plane to buy. His requirements:

#1: His wife, who is ill with cancer, must be able to get in to the copilot seat. She has limited physical...
26th Oct 2020, 00:29
Replies: 14
Views: 2,387
Posted By Tinstaafl

Sir ND, when was it you were Shetland based? I...

Sir ND, when was it you were Shetland based? I was there 2001-2004.
25th Oct 2020, 07:44
Replies: 7
Views: 1,838
Posted By Tinstaafl

If 91K applied to you, you'd know it. There are...

If 91K applied to you, you'd know it. There are requirements for approved Operations & Training Manuals, certain personnel etc. Part 91K deals with fractional ownership, which isn't the same as a...
Forum: Tech Log
24th Oct 2020, 15:16
Replies: 9
Views: 1,669
Posted By Tinstaafl

Thank you muchly!

Thank you muchly!
Forum: Tech Log
23rd Oct 2020, 13:49
Replies: 9
Views: 1,669
Posted By Tinstaafl

Unfortunately no access to manuals now. It was...

Unfortunately no access to manuals now. It was all electronic on company issued iPads, although I don't recall seeing any of that info in the info we had access to.
Forum: Tech Log
23rd Oct 2020, 04:21
Replies: 9
Views: 1,669
Posted By Tinstaafl

CRJ-900 pilot eye to maingear height?

So, I've been flying Bombardier CRJ200/700/900 (nearly all 7/9s) for the last couple of years, at least until SARS-CoV-2 got me laid off. Now I'm back to flying owner's planes in GA. It's been rather...
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