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6th Apr 2021, 04:15
Replies: 17
Views: 13,659
Posted By George Glass

Where I work the flight plan is downloaded direct...

Where I work the flight plan is downloaded direct to the FMC via ACARS and checked against the route sent to my iPad.
Flight Dispatch might be the real problem ?
30th Mar 2021, 07:14
Replies: 49
Views: 9,258
Posted By George Glass

My experience of young women (my daughters) today...

My experience of young women (my daughters) today is that if you tell them they cant do something you better be able to duck and cover.
You go girl.
28th Mar 2021, 08:03
Replies: 32
Views: 7,912
Posted By George Glass

Check out “Helicopter Underwater Escape...

Check out “Helicopter Underwater Escape Training”
Scary stuff.
27th Mar 2021, 05:35
Replies: 103
Views: 20,871
Posted By George Glass

George Orwell would be proud..........

George Orwell would be proud..........
25th Mar 2021, 10:13
Replies: 103
Views: 20,871
Posted By George Glass

“The ladies I fly with are all indistinguishable...

“The ladies I fly with are all indistinguishable from their male colleagues as far as flying goes.
More importantly ALL of them are against a quota for women in ANY field.”

Agree.
Where I work...
Forum: Tech Log
20th Mar 2021, 23:12
Replies: 54
Views: 10,845
Posted By George Glass

The NG only has a useful endurance of around 6...

The NG only has a useful endurance of around 6 hours.
The ETOPS sector of 99% of flights is usually short.
There is no need for more redundancy.
Running the APU during the ETOPS sector is enough....
Forum: Tech Log
20th Mar 2021, 07:54
Replies: 54
Views: 10,845
Posted By George Glass

BS Name one. I have flown many...

BS

Name one.

I have flown many thousands of hours on the NG and never heard of one.
The NG has one of the simplest and most robust electrical systems there is.
Iíve been hit several times by...
19th Mar 2021, 06:23
Replies: 48
Views: 11,902
Posted By George Glass

The mob I work for used to do Perth - Jakarta...

The mob I work for used to do Perth - Jakarta return , 2 crew , B737NG ,back of the clock , departing late evening , landing at dawn. They gave it up after too many ASIRs and too much sick leave....
19th Mar 2021, 05:43
Replies: 48
Views: 11,902
Posted By George Glass

I was thinking more of the crew. Flying the...

I was thinking more of the crew.
Flying the B737NG Brisbane Perth in winter was my absolute limit.
Thats 1951nm.
Hope its got a crew rest.
19th Mar 2021, 04:11
Replies: 48
Views: 11,902
Posted By George Glass

4700nm in a narrow body ??? Good grief. Time...

4700nm in a narrow body ???
Good grief.
Time to retire.
18th Mar 2021, 06:33
Replies: 28
Views: 7,693
Posted By George Glass

Crikey, I always thought having an airforce...

Crikey,

I always thought having an airforce was about fighting and winning a war.

Hope you guys don’t get into a hot one.
16th Mar 2021, 08:08
Replies: 48
Views: 11,902
Posted By George Glass

And suddenly , without any prompting , a poster...

And suddenly , without any prompting , a poster outs themselves as knowing nothing.
15th Mar 2021, 06:44
Replies: 43
Views: 9,446
Posted By George Glass

When the sh#t hits the fan on a dark and stormy...

When the sh#t hits the fan on a dark and stormy night and the bloke in the right hand seat has 200 hours TT its single pilot IFR if your in the left hand seat. Been there. I don’t know how the...
15th Mar 2021, 00:58
Replies: 43
Views: 9,446
Posted By George Glass

There are QF A380 Captains driving buses. There...

There are QF A380 Captains driving buses. There are displaced A380 F/Os and Second officers that will be rehired before any new hires.There are B747 pilots yet to go through the QF reduction in...
14th Mar 2021, 04:22
Replies: 43
Views: 9,446
Posted By George Glass

Hello ? Reality calling. DO NOT listen to...

Hello ?
Reality calling.

DO NOT listen to academics or flying school spruikers.
QF has had most crew stood down for a year. Domestic is slowly coming back but can fall back into the crater as...
26th Feb 2021, 07:11
Replies: 128
Views: 37,516
Posted By George Glass

You are going to have to do what we all did 40...

You are going to have to do what we all did 40 years ago.
Get what ever job you can in GA , in PNG or flying for some mining company AND GET SOME EXPERIENCE.
Cadetship schemes like to get pupils...
22nd Feb 2021, 05:08
Replies: 849
Views: 815,152
Posted By George Glass

If you sit in the command seat of a B737 and...

If you sit in the command seat of a B737 and watch
- a thrust lever split
- the autopilot rolling on aileron
-the trim wheel in motion
-asymmetric engine indications
-asymmetric rudder pedals...
Forum: Jet Blast
16th Feb 2021, 05:05
Replies: 163
Views: 18,689
Posted By George Glass

It seems that these sort of decisions are made by...

It seems that these sort of decisions are made by accountants / politicians / activists etc. all of whom will be separated in time from the consequences of their action.
But almost never engineers....
13th Feb 2021, 07:40
Replies: 849
Views: 815,152
Posted By George Glass

I always thought that on the B737 Boeing kept the...

I always thought that on the B737 Boeing kept the big clunky control column , clattering trim wheel and oversized moving throttles for a reason.
That is that you donít need a warning system. Its in...
6th Feb 2021, 05:05
Replies: 2,533
Views: 939,498
Posted By George Glass

Yeah , but show me where heís wrong .

Yeah , but show me where heís wrong .
29th Jan 2021, 01:40
Replies: 130
Views: 39,256
Posted By George Glass

Stuka You’re making it up. Spot the...

Stuka

You’re making it up.
Spot the Flight Sim. driver.
td is correct.
Put up the numbers or shut up.
Oh , but thats right , they don’t exist.
28th Jan 2021, 11:02
Replies: 130
Views: 39,256
Posted By George Glass

Excrab , great post. ( Not being sarcastic! ) I...

Excrab , great post. ( Not being sarcastic! )
I have been to Kathmandu ( and Lukla ! )
I feel your pain.
But its your job.
That’s what you’re paid for.
When you do your flight planning ,...
28th Jan 2021, 05:42
Replies: 130
Views: 39,256
Posted By George Glass

Some posters need to have a bit of a chat with...

Some posters need to have a bit of a chat with their Check Captain about this issue at their next License Renewal sim. session.
Of course if ,in fact , they ever do one............
26th Jan 2021, 21:38
Replies: 130
Views: 39,256
Posted By George Glass

Maybe the mob I work for is an exception but...

Maybe the mob I work for is an exception but startle events like a master caution approaching V1 is routinely trained in the simulator.
As is removing your hand from the thrust levers at V1.
Not...
26th Jan 2021, 11:45
Replies: 130
Views: 39,256
Posted By George Glass

Extract from QRH; “Rejected Takeoff The...

Extract from QRH;

“Rejected Takeoff
The Captain has the sole responsibility for the decision to reject the takeoff. The decision must be made in time to start the rejected takeoff manoeuvre by...
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