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24th Jan 2021, 12:29
Replies: 15
Views: 3,696
Posted By Brain Potter

Kirtland AFB uses the aerodrome facilities of the...

Kirtland AFB uses the aerodrome facilities of the civilian airport Albuquerque KABQ, so I would think that Ms Smith is an employee of the FAA. This does seem like rather a low-level recognition of...
21st Dec 2020, 20:31
Replies: 25
Views: 9,106
Posted By Brain Potter

Oh no; awful news. The first entry in my RAF...

Oh no; awful news.

The first entry in my RAF Form 414 is:

15 Dec Bulldog T1 XX710 Flt Lt Newman ...

Rod had the dubious pleasure of featuring 37 more times over the next few pages. On...
21st May 2020, 19:28
Replies: 45
Views: 11,777
Posted By Brain Potter

A P-8 to be named ‘John Cruickshank VC’ would be...

A P-8 to be named ‘John Cruickshank VC’ would be something worthwhile for the 120 Sqn association to campaign for?
6th Nov 2019, 05:32
Replies: 197
Views: 110,589
Posted By Brain Potter

What! Slug-balancing is a fundamental aspect of...

What! Slug-balancing is a fundamental aspect of the cultural identity of RAF aircrew.
5th Nov 2019, 06:06
Replies: 141
Views: 61,444
Posted By Brain Potter

The “Department of all things Flying” in the MoD...

The “Department of all things Flying” in the MoD ( the MAA) classifies Cabin Crew as aircrew, but the “Department of Badges and Hats” takes primacy.

I can accept that this situation just ‘came...
1st Nov 2019, 21:23
Replies: 141
Views: 61,444
Posted By Brain Potter

LJ , I hope you have never operated a...

LJ , I hope you have never operated a passenger-carrying aircraft - because your attitude towards the role of other crew-members would be a CRM nightmare.
27th Oct 2019, 12:54
Replies: 141
Views: 61,444
Posted By Brain Potter

So the attempt to encourage you to see Cabin Crew...

So the attempt to encourage you to see Cabin Crew as primarily performing the role of a safety critical crewmember and not as catering function was not successful. Perhaps the MAA definition might...
21st Oct 2019, 21:13
Replies: 141
Views: 61,444
Posted By Brain Potter

”Hostie”, “Air Hostess”, “Stewardess” etc are...

”Hostie”, “Air Hostess”, “Stewardess” etc are inappropriate terms that carry the implication that such personnel are onboard mainly for the delivery of “hospitality”.

The reality is contrary to...
9th Sep 2019, 02:32
Replies: 128
Views: 98,349
Posted By Brain Potter

There was a photograph published in the Support...

There was a photograph published in the Support Command flight safety magazine that showed three senior officers in No 1’s stood on the wing of a Tucano peering into the front cockpit. I can”t...
30th Jul 2019, 18:38
Replies: 9
Views: 3,459
Posted By Brain Potter

As a relatively inexperienced captain, I was...

As a relatively inexperienced captain, I was crewed with MEng Simpson for trip to somewhere in Norway. After landing in quite challenging conditions, Dave offered a quiet “well done” - which meant a...
14th Jul 2019, 08:29
Replies: 34
Views: 17,957
Posted By Brain Potter

A ‘low-level’ legend!

During conversion to the Tucano one of the trips was a Low Level Navex. Previously, in the Jet Provost, only one map was needed but cockpit arrangement of the new aircraft required the instructor to...
18th Jun 2019, 19:09
Replies: 79
Views: 28,774
Posted By Brain Potter

Application of Stable Approach Criteria is...

Application of Stable Approach Criteria is equally important whether the context is military or commercial. The purpose is to create barriers to runway excursion with associated aircraft damage, hull...
24th May 2019, 18:32
Replies: 6,273
Views: 1,782,147
Posted By Brain Potter

Inevitable, but still amusing.... ...

Inevitable, but still amusing....

http://www.captiongenerator.com/1395902/Hitler-Reacts-to-QE-Skipper-Sacking
24th Mar 2019, 10:10
Replies: 179
Views: 102,794
Posted By Brain Potter

What are benefits of co-locating the E-7 and P-8?...

What are benefits of co-locating the E-7 and P-8? As both are based on the 737NG, I can think of the following:

Single pool of flight crew.
Same flight simulator,
Maintenance commonality....
Forum: Tech Log
26th Jan 2019, 07:22
Replies: 49
Views: 18,815
Posted By Brain Potter

An external GPS is an uncertified piece of...

An external GPS is an uncertified piece of emitting electonic equipment containing a lithium battery. I suggest that ‘wedging’ such an item behind a cover on an aircrft is not a good idea.
Forum: Tech Log
12th Dec 2018, 05:52
Replies: 28
Views: 5,670
Posted By Brain Potter

The A330 auto-callout is triggered at V1 minus 5...

The A330 auto-callout is triggered at V1 minus 5 knots.
27th Nov 2018, 06:07
Replies: 11
Views: 5,312
Posted By Brain Potter

DCThumb. My advice is to complete that module,...

DCThumb. My advice is to complete that module, irrespective of your previous experience. It should show you some different techniques and philosophies from those employed by CFS. ) I found the focus...
9th Oct 2018, 05:53
Replies: 73
Views: 17,034
Posted By Brain Potter

On a previous type I remember being slghtly...

On a previous type I remember being slghtly puzzled when engineers referred to an “ECU”. Initially I thought they meant a component, perhaps Engine Control Unit, but then realised that they were...
22nd Sep 2018, 07:24
Replies: 34
Views: 5,460
Posted By Brain Potter

With 2000 ft seperation required?

With 2000 ft seperation required?
27th May 2018, 22:44
Replies: 6
Views: 1,558
Posted By Brain Potter

Captain Alan Bean USN

Al Bean (http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-44268960)

Godspeed Al Bean.

Only 4 left now.
18th Mar 2018, 15:33
Replies: 62
Views: 19,437
Posted By Brain Potter

When it comes to medals and awards the...

When it comes to medals and awards the parsimonious British have an innate moral superiority over those ridiculous foreigners...
...
18th Mar 2018, 09:40
Replies: 62
Views: 19,437
Posted By Brain Potter

Why not award an AFC for this? Is it is...

Why not award an AFC for this?

Is it is easier to cofer the characteristic of ‘gallantry’ in cases where the crew had the option to abandon the aircraft but chose not to?
2nd Mar 2018, 23:37
Replies: 42
Views: 9,492
Posted By Brain Potter

Ship recognition for P8 crews Shall we start...

Ship recognition for P8 crews

Shall we start with the NOSMO KING ?
6th Jan 2018, 18:14
Replies: 10
Views: 2,270
Posted By Brain Potter

John Young 1930-2018

Godspeed John Young....

http://https://www.nasa.gov/press-release/nasa-remembers-agency-s-most-experienced-astronaut...
24th Nov 2017, 17:49
Replies: 11
Views: 3,617
Posted By Brain Potter

Pop’s Leather ? ...

Pop’s Leather ?

http://www.popsleather.com/prod_v2.php3?prod=242
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