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12th Apr 2011, 20:06
Replies: 431
Views: 246,748
Posted By HotelT

Red face Every 747-driver flying into JFK knows the...

Every 747-driver flying into JFK knows the dangers of taxiing at JFK (even worse during low visibility and snow/blizard conditions). Quite a few times I have stopped during taxi, suspecting...
Forum: Jet Blast
21st Mar 2010, 15:15
Replies: 209
Views: 49,868
Posted By HotelT

Spoken like a true connoisseur…:ugh:

Spoken like a true connoisseur…:ugh:
Forum: Jet Blast
20th Mar 2010, 21:19
Replies: 209
Views: 49,868
Posted By HotelT

Cool Problem solved..

Dear Wingsfolded,

Please reread (again):
I never excluded other pilots (or even other parties in need of urgent assistance, I once had a call from a drilling platform on 121.5 and was glad I...
Forum: Jet Blast
20th Mar 2010, 08:51
Replies: 209
Views: 49,868
Posted By HotelT

Re: Arrogance

Dear Wingsfolded,

I have never said (or intended) that its use is exclusive for professional pilots .. just that it is the frequency we use in case of emergencies (besides being a professional...
Forum: Jet Blast
18th Mar 2010, 18:27
Replies: 209
Views: 49,868
Posted By HotelT

Thing is, company-wise or by law, most of the...

Thing is, company-wise or by law, most of the time I am not allowed (at the very least strongly recommended not) to turn off 121.5. It is not ony one of the very few means ATC has to get into contact...
Forum: Jet Blast
18th Mar 2010, 15:48
Replies: 209
Views: 49,868
Posted By HotelT

'Practice Pan' lowers operational safety

Consider this: on a beautiful (training) day over the UK, I will switch off 121.5 as soon as (and that is pretty quick) these 'Practise Pan's interfere with my work (ATC, Shanwick, colleagues, cabin...
18th Mar 2010, 14:11
Replies: 124
Views: 53,690
Posted By HotelT

Obstacle Clearance -

Mind the last line of the AD:

"We are also issuing this AD to prevent a lower-than-optimal climb gradient during takeoff, and consequent failure to clear obstacles on the ground during a...
Forum: Tech Log
5th Mar 2010, 07:50
Replies: 3,893
Views: 1,286,661
Posted By HotelT

Exclamation Yaw-dampers

I’m sorry if this has already been mentioned, but just to be sure:

On the B747-400 we have frequently practiced the volcanic-ash scenario losing not only (all of) our engines (possibly explains...
1st Mar 2010, 06:47
Replies: 222
Views: 101,167
Posted By HotelT

Red face Negative Training ?

Rumor has it, the KLM 737 simulator check of this semester included takeoffs and landings from narrower-than-usual-runways.

Guess what they used as practice 'Runway' for this session: RTM...
13th Feb 2010, 18:14
Replies: 124
Views: 53,690
Posted By HotelT

Well .. even if their calculations (EFB?)...

Well .. even if their calculations (EFB?) indicated maximum thrust reduction with maximum use of the ASDA, there is a bit of margin built into the procedures (though not advertised!), a.o.:

...
12th Feb 2010, 08:51
Replies: 222
Views: 101,167
Posted By HotelT

Funny, why do I feel like I am at the bar of a...

Funny, why do I feel like I am at the bar of a banner towing company ? :rolleyes:

Anyway, SPL need no longer complain about a shortage of Runways :E
5th Feb 2010, 07:03
Replies: 103
Views: 36,988
Posted By HotelT

I am not trying to excuse the captain for making...

I am not trying to excuse the captain for making non-std selections during takeoff, nor the F/O for not properly monitoring the FMA (although it would have probably taken him a while to compute; not...
4th Feb 2010, 18:23
Replies: 519
Views: 301,916
Posted By HotelT

It is not as much the failing of the MLG...

It is not as much the failing of the MLG (although in a few cases at a fairly low limit, some at only 1100'/min), it is the way it fails: MLG fails -> wing(root) gets structurally damaged in the...
4th Feb 2010, 15:30
Replies: 519
Views: 301,916
Posted By HotelT

Makes you wonder about the validity of...

Makes you wonder about the validity of 'grandfather rights' within the FAA certification process: the MLG (design) problem was well known from the DC10 and was no longer allowed on new aircraft in...
4th Feb 2010, 13:50
Replies: 103
Views: 36,988
Posted By HotelT

A/P logic is one thing, then there is the...

A/P logic is one thing, then there is the ergonomics of the B777 panel:

The B777 (http://www.airliners.net/photo/Air-France/Boeing-777-228-ER/0372661/L/&sid=9965dbd06faddce0860b108a20eb8e74) has...
3rd Feb 2010, 17:15
Replies: 103
Views: 36,988
Posted By HotelT

On the MD11 one cannot engage the AP while on...

On the MD11 one cannot engage the AP while on ground during takeoff, only the AT. If I remember correctly (it has been a few years since I last flew the MD11), the AP engage button ('Auto Flight'...
2nd Feb 2010, 15:30
Replies: 103
Views: 36,988
Posted By HotelT

Question AP minimum engage altitude during takeoff

Just wondering .. I don't know the minimum AP engage altitude (RA) on a 777, but normally it would be something like 250 feet after takeoff. What is the philisophy behind being able to engage an AP...
12th Dec 2009, 08:11
Replies: 197
Views: 83,491
Posted By HotelT

Arrow Re-word (attempt)

I will try again on the important issues ... forgive me for not being fluent in English

1. Wet RWY is often extremely slippery at UIO, worse than the Landing distance calculations assume...
11th Dec 2009, 18:18
Replies: 197
Views: 83,491
Posted By HotelT

Arrow Pennies...

Having flown into UIO quite a few times (albeit other Company and Plane-about same size, forgive me if aircraft specifics are misinterpreted), tailwind at UIO35 is not unusual. Besides, the...
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