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1st Jun 2021, 08:02
Replies: 147
Views: 69,354
Posted By Meikleour

Sea Eggs: It was Called the "Visual Step Down...

Sea Eggs: It was Called the "Visual Step Down Approach" and could of course be done without the aid of NDBs since it was a visual procedure.
Forum: Jet Blast
30th May 2021, 10:35
Replies: 21
Views: 1,393
Posted By Meikleour

Sex is what coal comes in in Morningside district...

Sex is what coal comes in in Morningside district of Edinburgh!
11th May 2021, 14:11
Replies: 64
Views: 27,903
Posted By Meikleour

kittywon: I joined CX in the early 1980s when the...

kittywon: I joined CX in the early 1980s when the fleet was only 17 aircraft. At the time the policy was to ideally hire pilots who were at least 30 and up to 40 years.
Now this meant that one had...
2nd May 2021, 11:51
Replies: 9
Views: 1,136
Posted By Meikleour

Since late 2019 a LAPL is embedded from your PPL ...

Since late 2019 a LAPL is embedded from your PPL and a PMD can be applied for both at the same time - I have just done that last month. In practical terms the revalidation criteria differ...
29th Apr 2021, 16:14
Replies: 2,283
Views: 275,687
Posted By Meikleour

Vickers Viking?

Vickers Viking?
28th Apr 2021, 12:47
Replies: 2,347
Views: 303,840
Posted By Meikleour

The thumb trim wheel is a dead giveaway!

The thumb trim wheel is a dead giveaway!
23rd Apr 2021, 18:26
Replies: 10
Views: 1,238
Posted By Meikleour

I42: I think it had to be done with the...

I42: I think it had to be done with the aircraft stopped "crosswind".
22nd Apr 2021, 22:54
Replies: 10
Views: 1,238
Posted By Meikleour

This was the STAN system to measure the weight...

This was the STAN system to measure the weight and centre of gravity of the aircraft. STAN stood for SumTotalAndNosegear IIRC

The system worked by measuring the oleo deflections on all three...
12th Apr 2021, 08:45
Replies: 289
Views: 71,512
Posted By Meikleour

Pelican Air Transport used "Pelican" which teed...

Pelican Air Transport used "Pelican" which teed off Air France Cargo who had previously used this but had not registered the callsign. DP was the designator for the flight plans.
4th Apr 2021, 17:15
Replies: 33
Views: 5,823
Posted By Meikleour

We save ours and use it with a rag to clean down...

We save ours and use it with a rag to clean down any oil stains on the belly of the aircraft!
25th Jan 2021, 08:46
Replies: 450
Views: 104,683
Posted By Meikleour

deja vue: The story is true except the offload...

deja vue: The story is true except the offload was in BAH - I know because I was also offloaded with her that night!
Forum: Tech Log
7th Jan 2021, 16:42
Replies: 52
Views: 7,712
Posted By Meikleour

4468 : I did the A330 course with Airbus at...

4468 : I did the A330 course with Airbus at Toulouse in 1994 and then the instructors were of "the heels on the floor" method.
Forum: Tech Log
4th Jan 2021, 21:56
Replies: 52
Views: 7,712
Posted By Meikleour

Out Of Here: Sorry, it was a long time ago - it...

Out Of Here: Sorry, it was a long time ago - it was certainly before the 100kts call which we also used as an ASI confidence check and therefore my view was outside at the time! An interesting...
Forum: Tech Log
4th Jan 2021, 09:19
Replies: 52
Views: 7,712
Posted By Meikleour

Out of here: I have just looked at my old...

Out of here: I have just looked at my old manuals and for the -300 Vmcg was 126.5kts (-600 Vmcg was 136.5kts ) My incident was on a -300 TOGA departure.

With a min V1 driven by Vmcg it is hard...
Forum: Tech Log
3rd Jan 2021, 17:29
Replies: 52
Views: 7,712
Posted By Meikleour

tcasblue: This discusion is about the rare...

tcasblue: This discusion is about the rare occasions when the V1 is low enough to equal Vmcg. In most cases there will be a split between the Vmcg and the higher V1 so any engine failure requires...
1st Nov 2020, 09:45
Replies: 11
Views: 8,787
Posted By Meikleour

deja vu: I was in Hong Kong when KA started up...

deja vu: I was in Hong Kong when KA started up with a single B737 and then a wet-leased L1011 from CX and knew several of the crew involved. Please explain which part of what I said is inaccurate?
26th Oct 2020, 16:14
Replies: 11
Views: 8,787
Posted By Meikleour

Karrupted: There is a long history of political...

Karrupted: There is a long history of political interference between CX and KA going back to the mid-80s. CNAC used their political power to force CX to give up PEK and PVG routes to KA otherwise...
11th Oct 2020, 21:21
Replies: 11
Views: 1,103
Posted By Meikleour

The Eppley manoeuver is designed to reposition...

The Eppley manoeuver is designed to reposition any of the calcium lumps (otoliths?) which may have detached from the sense hairs in the semi-cicular canals to the lowest of the three canals so that...
29th Sep 2020, 09:57
Replies: 51
Views: 8,769
Posted By Meikleour

Flightrider: Britannia operated two B737 -200...

Flightrider: Britannia operated two B737 -200 adv.-9 G-BADP & G-BADR which had the improved slats/flaps but retained the less powerful engines. This enabled them to operate long stage lengths...
21st Sep 2020, 10:40
Replies: 13
Views: 2,099
Posted By Meikleour

blind pew: Your point is noted however there is...

blind pew: Your point is noted however there is no reason why the GPS can not be used to validate the runway choice on final.

My based strip has intersecting runways with trees nearby and the two...
20th Sep 2020, 13:26
Replies: 13
Views: 2,099
Posted By Meikleour

With the widespread use of GPS these days - just...

With the widespread use of GPS these days - just fly up the runway at circuit height and this will allow you to compare the groundspeed with the airspeed and hence derive the wind speed component...
14th Sep 2020, 10:27
Replies: 63
Views: 9,228
Posted By Meikleour

Sent solo in C150 G-ATMN by Capt "Sweeny" Todd...

Sent solo in C150 G-ATMN by Capt "Sweeny" Todd (with the massive wartime facial scar ) on 19th. Aug. 1967 courtesy of a Flying Scholarship at Cumberland Fling Club Carlisle. 53 years and still going!
9th Sep 2020, 17:52
Replies: 39
Views: 18,860
Posted By Meikleour

Check Airman : So how well did that work out!!!

Check Airman : So how well did that work out!!!
9th Sep 2020, 16:20
Replies: 39
Views: 18,860
Posted By Meikleour

Wasn't that as a result of the odd BA policy of...

Wasn't that as a result of the odd BA policy of prohibiting manual thrust use on the Airbus fleet. Makes you wonder what the Fleet Management of some of these airlines think they are achieving?
5th Aug 2020, 19:29
Replies: 101
Views: 13,422
Posted By Meikleour

golfbananjam: My comment was relating to the...

golfbananjam: My comment was relating to the practice of some A/G operators who are not empowered to issue air traffic control instructions and not ATC who can!
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