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Forum: Tech Log
3rd Jun 2021, 19:44
Replies: 38
Views: 5,817
Posted By Jwscud

When I was at Ryanair a circling approach was...

When I was at Ryanair a circling approach was required as part of every LPC/OPC. In some bases, especially in Italy, circling approaches were a regular event and we were very swept up at flying them....
31st May 2021, 19:27
Replies: 107
Views: 48,229
Posted By Jwscud

BA I don’t believe are recalling pilots, that’s...

BA I don’t believe are recalling pilots, that’s duff gen.
12th May 2021, 19:01
Replies: 21
Views: 4,523
Posted By Jwscud

Given that BLL was a base for years before they...

Given that BLL was a base for years before they fell out with the Danes over the opening of CPH hardly a major move.
Forum: Tech Log
21st Apr 2021, 19:13
Replies: 9
Views: 1,631
Posted By Jwscud

I would recommend use before flight for sim...

I would recommend use before flight for sim preparation and looking at ECAMs.

Also ipad ECAM, but some Easyjet bias in some areas and system presentations.

Nothing beats the FCOM for brute...
Forum: Tech Log
11th Apr 2021, 18:54
Replies: 7
Views: 1,461
Posted By Jwscud

I was always told the reason for the 22L...

I was always told the reason for the 22L offset/preference from the ILS when they are doing Canarsie/VOR 22L ops is for separation from LGA traffic. No authoritative source mind, just word on the...
8th Mar 2021, 18:29
Replies: 9,968
Views: 5,663,153
Posted By Jwscud

If you think that IAG MAX LOI is worth anything...

If you think that IAG MAX LOI is worth anything more than a massive 787 discount in exchange for good PR I have a bridge to sell you.
22nd Feb 2021, 20:28
Replies: 4
Views: 4,861
Posted By Jwscud

Just a tag in the cockpit on the yoke. Impossible...

Just a tag in the cockpit on the yoke. Impossible to miss, nothing fancy at all in that respect.
30th Nov 2020, 19:51
Replies: 12
Views: 3,117
Posted By Jwscud

I seem to recall Andy O’Shea in the good old days...

I seem to recall Andy O’Shea in the good old days saying the pass rate for the Ryanair assessment was around 50-55% for all candidates, regardless of background. At that time they had contracts for...
25th Oct 2020, 20:18
Replies: 2,004
Views: 1,694,091
Posted By Jwscud

5 Months unpaid leave takes us through a very...

5 Months unpaid leave takes us through a very quiet winter to the start of the summer season. The thing protecting pilots at the moment is the fleet/seat mix and the long lead times and capacity...
Forum: Tech Log
21st Oct 2020, 19:22
Replies: 17
Views: 3,268
Posted By Jwscud

I assume weight gain, drag and associated costs...

I assume weight gain, drag and associated costs in fuel burn are what nixed an aerodynamic fix, rather than the fact it couldn’t be done.
Forum: Tech Log
24th Sep 2020, 10:04
Replies: 26
Views: 3,027
Posted By Jwscud

But the volume is significantly higher, so...

But the volume is significantly higher, so trading off some of that gain against increase sized tanks, larger structures, more drag &c. I find the whole thing absolutely fascinating and if 2050...
Forum: Tech Log
22nd Sep 2020, 08:14
Replies: 26
Views: 3,027
Posted By Jwscud

What are the big picture challenges with using...

What are the big picture challenges with using Hydrogen specifically within the airframe?

I'm assuming storage volume, insulation, leak proofing are big ones before you even get to a power plant?...
15th Sep 2020, 18:46
Replies: 11
Views: 2,352
Posted By Jwscud

I’m 6’3 and found it fine too. Not a very...

I’m 6’3 and found it fine too. Not a very comfortable aircraft for more than 1.5-2h legs no matter how tall you are though!
14th Sep 2020, 20:20
Replies: 11
Views: 2,352
Posted By Jwscud

I don’t think you would have any problems. I had...

I don’t think you would have any problems. I had colleagues that height when I flew the Lear and don’t recall any issues.
Forum: Tech Log
11th Sep 2020, 15:46
Replies: 60
Views: 14,444
Posted By Jwscud

We still fly 10xx MSNs quite regularly. Old...

We still fly 10xx MSNs quite regularly.

Old ships we encounter includes one with the legacy electrical systems and plenty with the “old” alternate brakes and NWS off the Green HYD.
28th Aug 2020, 15:52
Replies: 2,004
Views: 1,694,091
Posted By Jwscud

BA are happy to make the argument when it suits....

BA are happy to make the argument when it suits. LGW crew costs for example are far cheaper than their competitors. PP 6-10 Captains earn up to 35k less per year than the direct competition at EZY...
17th Jul 2020, 10:53
Replies: 2,004
Views: 1,694,091
Posted By Jwscud

If you were a cynic, you might suggest it was...

If you were a cynic, you might suggest it was leaked by the press by the same people who were "forced" to put an email out at an industrially propitious time.
Forum: Tech Log
14th Jul 2020, 16:18
Replies: 79
Views: 15,785
Posted By Jwscud

You might get quite an interesting and unexpected...

You might get quite an interesting and unexpected demonstration of low speed protections and alpha lock 😬
Forum: Tech Log
13th Jul 2020, 09:48
Replies: 8
Views: 1,535
Posted By Jwscud

When flying the Lear 45, the operator I was at...

When flying the Lear 45, the operator I was at did not use idle descents or speed mode as they caused both a very high rate of descent and an uncomfortable hunting in pitch to capture the target...
12th Jul 2020, 13:57
Replies: 96
Views: 56,411
Posted By Jwscud

Just anecdotally, my AME said last year when...

Just anecdotally, my AME said last year when discussing my renewal that he saw sinusitis most commonly in pilots who were fatigued and overworked. I had a bout at the end of a very long month...
29th Jun 2020, 08:33
Replies: 2,004
Views: 1,694,091
Posted By Jwscud

The number plate that was doing the WhatsApp...

The number plate that was doing the WhatsApp round at the weekend certainly indicates the mindset of a few on long haul :}
Forum: Tech Log
10th Jun 2020, 08:29
Replies: 60
Views: 14,444
Posted By Jwscud

There is nothing in our SOPs either. There...

There is nothing in our SOPs either.

There is howver plenty of “wise man’s guidance” from our training dept. My lot have a number of EIS1 old MSNs in the 1xxx range and I was strongly advised not...
2nd Jun 2020, 16:22
Replies: 18
Views: 9,028
Posted By Jwscud

I think in this case, the root cause was being...

I think in this case, the root cause was being heroically high and fast and not binning it very early. SA was left behind way back up the approach leading to the lack of awareness of modes and...
27th May 2020, 14:43
Replies: 2,004
Views: 1,694,091
Posted By Jwscud

Its just one of those things. There are a number...

Its just one of those things. There are a number of anomalies created by seniority. I agree that Cat C pilots who have failed multiple shots at their command then sitting at the top of their copilot...
5th May 2020, 07:41
Replies: 42
Views: 20,041
Posted By Jwscud

it was the brown colour that made me think it was...

it was the brown colour that made me think it was the bio-friendly stuff. I donít have any technical knowledge beyond being trained to use it in shipboard days, but I understand AFFF is very...
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