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16th Jun 2021, 06:28
Replies: 282
Views: 134,712
Posted By FlightDetent

And having a 3D hologram image of the OPS centre...

And having a 3D hologram image of the OPS centre on the centre windshield would change exactly what?
Forum: Tech Log
16th Jun 2021, 05:52
Replies: 20
Views: 1,827
Posted By FlightDetent

Sorry, 750 m for a CAT I approach installation...

Sorry, 750 m for a CAT I approach installation without FDs, is it?

AMC5 CAT.OP.MPA.110 Aerodrome operating minima (a) (4) An RVR of less than 750 m as indicated in Table 5 may be used:
Forum: Tech Log
14th Jun 2021, 08:31
Replies: 44
Views: 3,779
Posted By FlightDetent

Check Airman We need pictures. The question...

Check Airman

We need pictures. The question is - how bad can the crew meals get before the table becomes irrelevant and the wish for an airplane with movable throttles resurfaces.
Forum: Tech Log
14th Jun 2021, 03:00
Replies: 44
Views: 3,779
Posted By FlightDetent

The last I flew was a -500 in '03 with U8.5 and...

The last I flew was a -500 in '03 with U8.5 and it outperformed the Airbus VNAV 4:1.

I could provide a nice explanation why it is a desirable feature and not a bug if someone paid me to, still I...
Forum: Tech Log
13th Jun 2021, 09:35
Replies: 44
Views: 3,779
Posted By FlightDetent

Got it, just wanted to be clear we'd been poking...

Got it, just wanted to be clear we'd been poking the same turd. Things getting lost in the translation, even my #12 should say O.M's.T = (a)+(b) more clearly than I actually typed it.

But now it...
Forum: Tech Log
13th Jun 2021, 06:25
Replies: 44
Views: 3,779
Posted By FlightDetent

Roger. Just to double check: Are we on the same...

Roger. Just to double check: Are we on the same page the old man's technique under scrutiny is

a) do use managed descent
b) to shadow the FMC constraints with FCU setting, i.e. never relying on...
Forum: Tech Log
13th Jun 2021, 05:31
Replies: 44
Views: 3,779
Posted By FlightDetent

My point the old dog may have seen the heading...

My point the old dog may have seen the heading adjustent coming based on experience, or more likely just tried to get by without getting the fingerprints scalded again.Departing from a field with...
13th Jun 2021, 05:10
Replies: 6
Views: 3,943
Posted By FlightDetent

Really asked to squawk 7700 by ATC? How come...

Really asked to squawk 7700 by ATC?

How come an engine fail on an ETOPS twin is a Mayday?

Does the AIP UK say LHR is not to be used for emergencies if practicable?

What is the distance (in...
13th Jun 2021, 04:43
Replies: 2
Views: 385
Posted By FlightDetent

Yessss....

Yessss. https://www.gov.uk/aaib-reports/airbus-a321-231-g-medj-24-august-2010.
Forum: Tech Log
13th Jun 2021, 04:26
Replies: 44
Views: 3,779
Posted By FlightDetent

Que? How does that nonsense connect to a valid,...

Que? How does that nonsense connect to a valid, obstacle-clearance based step on the initial / intermediate APCH?
Forum: Tech Log
13th Jun 2021, 04:23
Replies: 44
Views: 3,779
Posted By FlightDetent

I am one of those guys, now. Used to say the...

I am one of those guys, now. Used to say the FCU/MCP takes whatever the ATC clearance is. Crossed the whatever, the refined version is the FCU takes the next cleared altitude.

The narrative is...
Forum: Tech Log
13th Jun 2021, 03:04
Replies: 9
Views: 791
Posted By FlightDetent

Unlike the normal ECAM flow, the aircraft state...

Unlike the normal ECAM flow, the aircraft state you need to analyze for total bleed loss is not available from STS. Hence the additional guidance for RCL.

Although you are right for some model...
Forum: Tech Log
12th Jun 2021, 18:00
Replies: 9
Views: 791
Posted By FlightDetent

The crew does the ECAM first, clearing away the...

The crew does the ECAM first, clearing away the messages and action lines i.a.w. the usual abnormal flow.

Only later, when they get to the QRH, it's is the right time to use RCL in order to pull...
12th Jun 2021, 06:10
Replies: 1,840
Views: 1,274,880
Posted By FlightDetent

Often overlooked, there was a large pool of...

Often overlooked, there was a large pool of western pilots who relocated east (broadly speaking) to start and develop their careers at Wizzair.

Their full intention was never to stay at the base...
Forum: Jet Blast
12th Jun 2021, 05:15
Replies: 26
Views: 2,724
Posted By FlightDetent

@ ChrisVJ Thanks for restoring my faith in...

@ ChrisVJ Thanks for restoring my faith in humanity, a bit. Learned something new today: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Filibuster

The unraniumony on how the global warming affects the moon's orbit...
Forum: Tech Log
11th Jun 2021, 18:02
Replies: 20
Views: 1,827
Posted By FlightDetent

The OP asked about standby instruments equipped...

The OP asked about standby instruments equipped (or not) with ILS indication. I flew one, shared it.

Someone says they had an FD setup, which is not the same on the instrument level. Since we're...
Forum: Tech Log
11th Jun 2021, 14:32
Replies: 20
Views: 1,827
Posted By FlightDetent

Different names because of different features. ...

Different names because of different features.

FYI the standard ILS minima w/FDs are 550 m, but 720 with the ILS raw indicators.
11th Jun 2021, 12:30
Replies: 2
Views: 1,435
Posted By FlightDetent

some numbers to crunch ...

some numbers to crunch


https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/858x1061/snippet_table_b90d5ff245940ed53b6b6e7bea713f2735097204.png
11th Jun 2021, 11:44
Replies: 2
Views: 1,435
Posted By FlightDetent

Frontier DCA Excursion [A320]

(since the original thread (https://www.pprune.org/rumours-news/640896-frontier-dca.html) looks locked on my device...)

Some media coverage:
...
Forum: Tech Log
11th Jun 2021, 10:31
Replies: 20
Views: 1,827
Posted By FlightDetent

Ours had the LLZ and GP needles (not FD's)....

Ours had the LLZ and GP needles (not FD's). Ex-Sabena ships, all mechanical. Both steam-gauge and EIS configured.
Forum: Tech Log
11th Jun 2021, 10:26
Replies: 12
Views: 1,748
Posted By FlightDetent

Cat II autoland: MID required 75 w/ rollout Cat...

Cat II autoland: MID required 75 w/ rollout
Cat II manual: MID required 125 same as LVTO.

T or F? The memory is failing.

Never found a way to calculate what is being asked, and the airline was...
10th Jun 2021, 08:04
Replies: 282
Views: 134,712
Posted By FlightDetent

It's an excellent idea when a threat is...

It's an excellent idea when a threat is geo-located to VNO to cross the trigger latitude on the way up north towards Kaunas.

No. It's not your aeroplane. It's the aeroplane of mothers and...
9th Jun 2021, 08:59
Replies: 107
Views: 48,229
Posted By FlightDetent

(and non Far-East Asian almost completely)

(and non Far-East Asian almost completely)
9th Jun 2021, 02:06
Replies: 107
Views: 48,229
Posted By FlightDetent

Just adding: physical SIM availability. Instead...

Just adding: physical SIM availability. Instead of the typical 4 + 4 hours for a two crewmember team, we're looking at a minimum of 4 + 4 + 4 + 2, adding OCC re-training session and LVP. That's 175%...
Forum: Jet Blast
8th Jun 2021, 15:37
Replies: 416
Views: 141,696
Posted By FlightDetent

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/...

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/560x716/image_picker_a8ec3dc2_ded5_4440_b181_81da3f0f3817_4012_000003eee67210fe_jpg_7358b0bde4a199454d74b8bdfef60fd55b1105fb.jpg
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