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Forum: Questions
15th Jul 2016, 13:45
Replies: 5
Views: 2,669
Posted By Ka8 Flyer

So you're saying you wouldn't follow standard...

So you're saying you wouldn't follow standard Boeing SOP and check the gear indication on the aft overhead if one of the greens doesn't light up?

Not saying that's what happened, but I don't agree...
Forum: Tech Log
15th Jul 2016, 13:42
Replies: 4
Views: 2,043
Posted By Ka8 Flyer

Nice to see they had a sense of humor back in the...

Nice to see they had a sense of humor back in the days
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Forum: Questions
7th Jul 2016, 07:22
Replies: 5
Views: 2,669
Posted By Ka8 Flyer

B738 - G/A after 'gear indication problem'

Hi folks,

No 'near death experience', no school barely missed, just an operational inquiry :-)

Couple of weeks ago I was flying as pax. On approach to CGN, ~15 sec after the gear was lowered, a...
Forum: Tech Log
14th Sep 2015, 21:22
Replies: 22
Views: 6,750
Posted By Ka8 Flyer

@Fursty: yes, but the OP did mention "assuming...

@Fursty: yes, but the OP did mention "assuming the speed is OK".

@Amadis: ah, yet one more similarity between the Ka-8 and Concorde ;)
Forum: Tech Log
12th Sep 2015, 18:01
Replies: 22
Views: 6,750
Posted By Ka8 Flyer

Just out of curiosity - which aircraft won't?

Just out of curiosity - which aircraft won't?
6th Sep 2015, 09:28
Replies: 75
Views: 44,475
Posted By Ka8 Flyer

He didn't. He had the ATPL theory (fATPL) and a...

He didn't. He had the ATPL theory (fATPL) and a CPL.
Seems like the F/O was struggling along the whole time.
Forum: Tech Log
4th Sep 2015, 19:58
Replies: 4
Views: 1,727
Posted By Ka8 Flyer

So a military exercise jeopardizing civilian air...

So a military exercise jeopardizing civilian air traffic safety. Nice :ugh:
Forum: Tech Log
12th Jun 2015, 20:13
Replies: 21
Views: 4,126
Posted By Ka8 Flyer

Hi Ttodd, there are quite a few alarms in a...

Hi Ttodd,

there are quite a few alarms in a modern cockpit:

Attention getters (master warning / caution) for malfunctions
Similar tones for invalid configuration (taking off without flaps,...
Forum: Tech Log
22nd Apr 2015, 18:46
Replies: 7
Views: 2,604
Posted By Ka8 Flyer

Simple redundancy? What happens if you lose the...

Simple redundancy? What happens if you lose the remaining generator?
Same reason why you need
- two autopilots
- two NAV receivers
- two hyd systems
- two pilots :)
Forum: Tech Log
20th Feb 2015, 19:33
Replies: 24
Views: 6,469
Posted By Ka8 Flyer

Yes it will... It's just not approved and not...

Yes it will... It's just not approved and not documented.
Forum: Tech Log
12th Feb 2015, 16:19
Replies: 16
Views: 3,901
Posted By Ka8 Flyer

I'd be surprised to see CWS in a B744... ;)

I'd be surprised to see CWS in a B744... ;)
21st Dec 2014, 11:30
Replies: 75
Views: 39,087
Posted By Ka8 Flyer

Flap overspeed by at least 50 knots. Quite...

Flap overspeed by at least 50 knots. Quite impressive safety margins...
Forum: Tech Log
28th Jul 2014, 12:54
Replies: 24
Views: 4,949
Posted By Ka8 Flyer

An autobrake selectiion will apply brake pressure...

An autobrake selectiion will apply brake pressure to achieve a specific deceleration rate. If you add thrust reversers to the mix, the autobrakes will reduce brake pressure (since part of the...
Forum: Tech Log
30th Apr 2014, 16:43
Replies: 24
Views: 5,954
Posted By Ka8 Flyer

Just a thought here: I'm wondering if perhaps...

Just a thought here:
I'm wondering if perhaps the decision to abort close to V1 due to a single ADC failure with I guess 2 remaining played a role in this?
28th Feb 2014, 08:00
Replies: 41
Views: 17,152
Posted By Ka8 Flyer

If it's a similar airframe, couldn't a A340 be...

If it's a similar airframe, couldn't a A340 be converted into an A330?
Center gear, obviously two engines, what else?
Replies: 266
Views: 276,686
Posted By Ka8 Flyer

Hi Custard, I did read the thread and even...

Hi Custard,

I did read the thread and even after your answer I'm not really smarter than before.
The reason: all flight schools I have contacted are saying:
- I don't need a visa if I just want...
Replies: 266
Views: 276,686
Posted By Ka8 Flyer

Hi, I'm a little unclear about the visa...

Hi,
I'm a little unclear about the visa requirements.
I'm traveling to the US in the summer for business and a little sightseeing for 5 weeks.
I also want to take a few flight lessons ultimately...
Forum: Tech Log
17th Jan 2013, 20:39
Replies: 9
Views: 3,438
Posted By Ka8 Flyer

The FPV needs air data to compensate over time. ...

The FPV needs air data to compensate over time.
Inertial data will only provide accurate accelerations. Velocities will always drift with time and to accurately indicate the vertical component of...
Forum: Tech Log
10th Dec 2012, 21:46
Replies: 27
Views: 6,733
Posted By Ka8 Flyer

I disagree :)

I disagree :)
Forum: Tech Log
8th Dec 2012, 17:09
Replies: 27
Views: 6,733
Posted By Ka8 Flyer

Guess that depends on the aircraft... Airbus...

Guess that depends on the aircraft...

Airbus FBW family: aircraft will maintain bank angle and zero vertical acceleration (your 1G analogy).

Conventional aircraft: the control wheel is...
Forum: Tech Log
6th Dec 2012, 20:56
Replies: 12
Views: 3,146
Posted By Ka8 Flyer

I was wondering about this myself.

I was wondering about this myself.
Forum: Tech Log
19th Nov 2012, 18:00
Replies: 21
Views: 19,614
Posted By Ka8 Flyer

Well, in a nutshell, an AHRS provides you with...

Well, in a nutshell, an AHRS provides you with attitude / heading information while the IRS also gives you position information (and with that also data like GS, true track, Wind data, magnetic...
19th Nov 2012, 17:26
Replies: 22
Views: 20,964
Posted By Ka8 Flyer

Sully's bus didn't technically suffer an engine...

Sully's bus didn't technically suffer an engine shut down either. So just a normal day at the office? :cool:
Forum: Tech Log
18th Nov 2012, 22:46
Replies: 23
Views: 4,821
Posted By Ka8 Flyer

@ Ecam, I deliberately mentioned the NG...

@ Ecam,

I deliberately mentioned the NG above because there are lot more automatics on the bus, such as the takeoff config memo on the ECAM. Regarding flight control checks, I guess everyone is...
Forum: Tech Log
17th Nov 2012, 18:05
Replies: 23
Views: 4,821
Posted By Ka8 Flyer

Well, let me ask you something else then, this...

Well, let me ask you something else then, this time more related to professional aviation.

Say, on a 737 NG:
Do you perform an engine / APU / cargo fire test on every turn around?
Do you test...
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