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Forum: Tech Log
15th Jun 2021, 05:30
Replies: 20
Views: 1,827
Posted By Check Airman

Possibly not VFR. I’d think that’d be too...

Possibly not VFR. I’d think that’d be too limiting. I could see the MEL saying day VMC only though.
Forum: Tech Log
15th Jun 2021, 02:00
Replies: 44
Views: 3,779
Posted By Check Airman

I agree with this 100%

I agree with this 100%
Forum: Tech Log
14th Jun 2021, 06:06
Replies: 3
Views: 386
Posted By Check Airman

The NEO has a larger mass than the CEO, so from...

The NEO has a larger mass than the CEO, so from Newton's gravitational equation, we can see that the bigger engine can more easily attract the fuel.

Sorry vilas. I couldn't resist. I'll get my...
Forum: Tech Log
14th Jun 2021, 05:52
Replies: 44
Views: 3,779
Posted By Check Airman

Touché. Touché

Touché. Touché
Forum: Tech Log
14th Jun 2021, 05:37
Replies: 44
Views: 3,779
Posted By Check Airman

TukwillaFlyboy It does get complicated at...

TukwillaFlyboy

It does get complicated at times, but if I flew a Boeing, where would I eat my crew meal, and how'd I know when to retard the thrust levers?:)
Forum: Tech Log
14th Jun 2021, 01:56
Replies: 44
Views: 3,779
Posted By Check Airman

FlightDetent I haven't had much opportunity...

FlightDetent

I haven't had much opportunity to let the plane manage the decel. It's mostly impractical here in the US. The few times I have used it, it always seems to slow down WAY too early, and...
Forum: Tech Log
14th Jun 2021, 01:50
Replies: 44
Views: 3,779
Posted By Check Airman

Um what? Since when was it unsafe to fly below...

Um what? Since when was it unsafe to fly below F/S/green dot? I set the speed bug to the target speed.
Forum: Tech Log
13th Jun 2021, 07:36
Replies: 44
Views: 3,779
Posted By Check Airman

a) yes b) no When I see something other...

a) yes
b) no

When I see something other than managed, it's not what (I think) you describe where you manage descent, but keep resetting the FCU. I'll see people do the stepdowns in VS or OP DES....
Forum: Tech Log
13th Jun 2021, 06:16
Replies: 44
Views: 3,779
Posted By Check Airman

Here in the US, I can only think of 1 or 2...

Here in the US, I can only think of 1 or 2 airports where you'd see ALT CNST in the climb, so it's really not an issue here. I understand Europe to be a bit different though.

At the other end of...
Forum: Tech Log
13th Jun 2021, 05:25
Replies: 44
Views: 3,779
Posted By Check Airman

My point was that the OP's colleague wanted to do...

My point was that the OP's colleague wanted to do things the hard way, just in case things changed. Why limit it to just that situation? Apply it to the climb as well. :ugh:
If you get a heading...
Forum: Tech Log
12th Jun 2021, 18:25
Replies: 44
Views: 3,779
Posted By Check Airman

So on departure, you’re cleared to 5000, does he...

So on departure, you’re cleared to 5000, does he set 2000 just in case they give you an early level off? In your shoes, I’d keep doing what you’re doing. He can keep mumbling.
10th Jun 2021, 23:27
Replies: 9
Views: 2,125
Posted By Check Airman

From an environmental point of view, if it had...

From an environmental point of view, if it had been just the sole 747, it wouldn’t be so bad…
Forum: Tech Log
4th Jun 2021, 14:23
Replies: 11
Views: 1,214
Posted By Check Airman

No first hand experience, but I’ve flown with a...

No first hand experience, but I’ve flown with a few guys who use them. I think the microphone attachment is called the UFlyMic. Excellent audio quality.

At about half the price of a comparable...
Forum: Tech Log
1st Jun 2021, 01:30
Replies: 20
Views: 2,143
Posted By Check Airman

I can't stop you from taking that point of view...

I can't stop you from taking that point of view if you're so determined.
Forum: Tech Log
1st Jun 2021, 00:12
Replies: 20
Views: 2,143
Posted By Check Airman

Apologies if the answer to my question is...

Apologies if the answer to my question is obvious, but where are you getting these "opinions", and why do you need to revert to an opinion?
Forum: Tech Log
30th May 2021, 23:04
Replies: 38
Views: 5,817
Posted By Check Airman

I’ll agree with BraceBrace that sims are wholly...

I’ll agree with BraceBrace that sims are wholly unsuited to the majority of visual manoeuvres.
Forum: Tech Log
30th May 2021, 14:02
Replies: 6
Views: 901
Posted By Check Airman

There I was, thinking we had a monopoly on doing...

There I was, thinking we had a monopoly on doing things differently.
Forum: Tech Log
25th May 2021, 04:42
Replies: 72
Views: 9,527
Posted By Check Airman

Sorry. I should've been more clear. It was doing...

Sorry. I should've been more clear. It was doing exactly as he asked it to do- just not what he intended it to do. I agree that the initial problem was entirely his fault (pressing EXPD instead of...
Forum: Tech Log
24th May 2021, 15:45
Replies: 72
Views: 9,527
Posted By Check Airman

I suppose the only thing the PF did right was to...

I suppose the only thing the PF did right was to disconnect the AP when the aircraft wasn’t doing what he wanted. But then for whatever reason, (eyesight, lack of proficiency?) things continued...
Forum: Tech Log
22nd May 2021, 23:14
Replies: 11
Views: 1,286
Posted By Check Airman

If your only means of achieving RNP of .3 is via...

If your only means of achieving RNP of .3 is via DME, you can’t do the procedure.
Forum: Tech Log
22nd May 2021, 06:43
Replies: 37
Views: 5,951
Posted By Check Airman

What you’re asking is doable, but an A320 is not...

What you’re asking is doable, but an A320 is not a fantastic choice. A 737 or similar would probably be a better option.

That said, on the day in question, unless it’s ABSOLUTELY smooth, the bank...
21st May 2021, 14:46
Replies: 81
Views: 37,897
Posted By Check Airman

Flex88 Everything you wrote here is false....

Flex88

Everything you wrote here is false. Can you cite any reputable sources to substantiate your claims?
Forum: Tech Log
21st May 2021, 05:37
Replies: 72
Views: 9,527
Posted By Check Airman

Better a heart attack than a 21 gun salute.

Better a heart attack than a 21 gun salute.
Forum: Tech Log
21st May 2021, 05:23
Replies: 72
Views: 9,527
Posted By Check Airman

So we’re in ALT* and want to change the vertical...

So we’re in ALT* and want to change the vertical speed. There’s a very simple 2 step process I’ve encountered that works very well.

1. red button…..push
2. airplane……..fly

In ALT*, Autothrust...
Forum: Tech Log
19th May 2021, 22:54
Replies: 16
Views: 2,687
Posted By Check Airman

I hope I’m never in the back with those...

I hope I’m never in the back with those quarterbacks up front.
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