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14th Sep 2019, 02:27
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Posted By MickG0105

Coffs to Bankstown direct is 242 nm. Nil wind...

Coffs to Bankstown direct is 242 nm. Nil wind point to point at say 4,000 ft would be around 2:45 hrs so you're not pulling that off on a tank. They had to have been heading into Williamtown for...
13th Sep 2019, 22:36
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Posted By MickG0105

And it would appear that UVC wasn't properly...

And it would appear that UVC wasn't properly kitted for night VFR either - apparently no ADF, VOR or GNSS.



As someone else has pointed out UVC's fuel situation probably wasn't all that flash....
11th Sep 2019, 05:49
Replies: 124
Views: 45,856
Posted By MickG0105

Well, gee, sorry to disappoint you but I had...

Well, gee, sorry to disappoint you but I had thought of that.

At some point you would have to turn away from your visual references but on the basis that they are predominantly to the south...
11th Sep 2019, 03:13
Replies: 124
Views: 45,856
Posted By MickG0105

I've never flown into Williamtown so I don't know...

I've never flown into Williamtown so I don't know what the procedure is. Dick's original comment was
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If you're required to hold at a position I'd expect that you would adopt a standard...
10th Sep 2019, 23:39
Replies: 124
Views: 45,856
Posted By MickG0105

If Willy ATC had required UVC to hold at Anna Bay...

If Willy ATC had required UVC to hold at Anna Bay why was he turning left? I was taught that right turns were standard for holding patterns unless directed otherwise. Common sense would dictate...
Forum: Rotorheads
8th Sep 2019, 10:59
Replies: 96
Views: 48,883
Posted By MickG0105

It wouldn't be the first time that I haven't been...

It wouldn't be the first time that I haven't been able to see something right in front of me but where is the Heading Indicator on that panel?
12th Aug 2019, 23:31
Replies: 96
Views: 101,163
Posted By MickG0105

You're correct with regards to the Dreamliner but...

You're correct with regards to the Dreamliner but there has been at least one rather thorough independent test of air quality and relative humidity performed by Carlo Giaconia using an A319 flying a...
Forum: Tech Log
5th Aug 2019, 05:52
Replies: 9
Views: 2,327
Posted By MickG0105

Manwell, bearing in mind that we are talking...

Manwell, bearing in mind that we are talking about non-ionising radiation, it's not so much the frequency as the energy that's the health concern. Airborne weather radars like the RDR-4000 are...
Forum: Tech Log
5th Aug 2019, 04:48
Replies: 9
Views: 2,327
Posted By MickG0105

Nope, Australia. And yes, given that there...

Nope, Australia.

And yes, given that there are international spectrum guidelines for 5G (it would make life difficult for phone manufacturers if there weren't) I would be relatively confident...
Forum: Tech Log
5th Aug 2019, 03:48
Replies: 9
Views: 2,327
Posted By MickG0105

And the honest answer is that there is no...

And the honest answer is that there is no overlap. As I've already said airborne weather radars are X-Band and typically in the 9.3 GHz range. 5G will use two frequency bands; Frequency range 1,...
Forum: Tech Log
5th Aug 2019, 01:25
Replies: 9
Views: 2,327
Posted By MickG0105

This is surely just a Luddite beat up, isn't it? ...

This is surely just a Luddite beat up, isn't it? Airborne weather radars are typically X-Band (9.3-9.5 GHz - the Collins WXR-2100 is 9.33 GHz, the Honeywell RDR-4000 is 9.375 GHz) so there's no...
15th May 2019, 12:52
Replies: 5
Views: 1,687
Posted By MickG0105

On the basis that that flight had just taken off...

On the basis that that flight had just taken off from Perth, held out over Rotto for about 45 minutes and then returned to Perth, you'd have to think that they developed/encountered a problem shortly...
13th May 2019, 07:33
Replies: 9
Views: 8,268
Posted By MickG0105

I guess that BA (fleet of 34), KLM (13),...

I guess that BA (fleet of 34), KLM (13), Lufthansa (13), Thai (10) and Virgin Atlantic (8) didn't get your memo.
29th Mar 2019, 11:46
Replies: 104
Views: 32,054
Posted By MickG0105

Once again you are labouring points that I have...

Once again you are labouring points that I have not made, arguing about things that I have not said and failing to read what I have written.

I have no intention of running a remedial written...
29th Mar 2019, 10:46
Replies: 104
Views: 32,054
Posted By MickG0105

If you're going to start an argument about what...

If you're going to start an argument about what I've said best you focus on what I've actually said rather than what you think I've said because there is manifestly a veritable gulf between the two....
29th Mar 2019, 06:10
Replies: 104
Views: 32,054
Posted By MickG0105

No problem at all, Dick. MPL is something that...

No problem at all, Dick. MPL is something that I've spent a bit of time looking into just recently so more than happy to share what I've learned.

You are dead right in that there are pros and...
29th Mar 2019, 04:11
Replies: 104
Views: 32,054
Posted By MickG0105

Dick, if you want to understand what has been...

Dick, if you want to understand what has been going on to right hand seat qualifications you should look into ‘multi-crew pilot licencing‘ (MPL).

MPL has been burbling away since 2006 when ICAO...
28th Mar 2019, 08:57
Replies: 5,129
Views: 10,252,548
Posted By MickG0105

The entry 'MCAS Maneuver Characteristics...

The entry 'MCAS Maneuver Characteristics Augmentation System' started appearing in the Abbreviations section of the B737 NG FCOMs from around late 2016 but neither the term nor the acronym appeared...
Forum: Tech Log
21st Mar 2019, 10:28
Replies: 14
Views: 3,186
Posted By MickG0105

Yes, I don't disagree. That's in part why I've...

Yes, I don't disagree. That's in part why I've asked the question; it would be very handy to hear from someone who has recent experience of dealing with a runaway stabiliser in the sim just to...
Forum: Tech Log
21st Mar 2019, 09:24
Replies: 14
Views: 3,186
Posted By MickG0105

safetypee, thank you for that.

safetypee, thank you for that.
Forum: Tech Log
21st Mar 2019, 07:45
Replies: 14
Views: 3,186
Posted By MickG0105

B737 RUNAWAY STABILIZER SIM TRAINING

To expand on my initial question, could any former or current B737 pilots please describe how the Runaway Stabilizer simulator training was/is conducted at your airline .
To the extent that you...
Forum: Tech Log
21st Mar 2019, 04:09
Replies: 14
Views: 3,186
Posted By MickG0105

Yes, thank you. It's the same for the Classic.

Yes, thank you. It's the same for the Classic.
Forum: Tech Log
21st Mar 2019, 01:44
Replies: 14
Views: 3,186
Posted By MickG0105

B737 RUNAWAY STABILIZER NNC

Can I trouble any former or current B737 pilots to comment on this exchange in a separate forum please.

Comment 1


Comment 2


The two authors are apparently 'experienced pilots', one of...
20th Mar 2019, 11:45
Replies: 5,129
Views: 10,252,548
Posted By MickG0105

Have you taken the time to read the preliminary...

Have you taken the time to read the preliminary report?

One of the many serious post-flight delinquencies by the previous flight's Captain was his failure to properly document the problems...
19th Mar 2019, 02:12
Replies: 5,129
Views: 10,252,548
Posted By MickG0105

10 rotations for one unit of trim. (Source: ...

10 rotations for one unit of trim.
(Source: Boeing FCOM Bulletin FLR-6(FR) dated August 10, 2012. Subject: Runaway Stabilizer Procedure. From Background '.. the stabilizer trim wheel coasted up to...
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