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13th Sep 2019, 10:26
Replies: 49
Views: 27,944
Posted By exfocx

Here we go! Circling Approaches: No big...

Here we go!

Circling Approaches: No big deal, IF, you are well trained in them and maintain a recency which is more than just every 6 mths in the sim, otherwise will one day end in tears if you're...
5th Aug 2019, 12:33
Replies: 41
Views: 14,530
Posted By exfocx

Obvious on the low vis. By separation you...

Obvious on the low vis.

By separation you mean the preceding A/C is clear of the rwy?
5th Aug 2019, 01:02
Replies: 41
Views: 14,530
Posted By exfocx

That's because in the US it's up to the crew to...

That's because in the US it's up to the crew to ensure that the rwy is clear when they land.

Re TPs, sat next to a DEP Controller in SYD many moons ago to watch and was surprised by his comment...
4th Aug 2019, 07:11
Replies: 83
Views: 61,167
Posted By exfocx

I think some don't quite understand what...

I think some don't quite understand what "welcoming competition" doesn't mean; it doesn't mean helping out someone who is gunna try to cut your lunch for you! The big 2 are likely to help each other...
17th Jul 2019, 14:04
Replies: 159
Views: 29,291
Posted By exfocx

d_u_s, I cannot find the post where you said...

d_u_s,

I cannot find the post where you said you'd brief the FO not to call speed excursions unless they were sustained, but while SOPs stipulates the parameters for what is a stabilised approach...
16th Jul 2019, 10:53
Replies: 159
Views: 29,291
Posted By exfocx

Those of you sticking it to Judd and N_N over the...

Those of you sticking it to Judd and N_N over the auto brake go-around need to reread the FO's response.......

"The F/O disagreed saying all the captains he flew with use autobrake for ALL...
Forum: Tech Log
22nd Jun 2019, 07:37
Replies: 24
Views: 6,267
Posted By exfocx

Have used the "kill the crab in the flare" method...

Have used the "kill the crab in the flare" method from the 146, 320, 733 and the 744 and have NEVER worked anywhere where landing crabbed has been seen as acceptable. Yes, the aircraft are designed...
7th Jun 2019, 02:47
Replies: 17
Views: 8,666
Posted By exfocx

Old 717s? How old are they compared to the F100?...

Old 717s? How old are they compared to the F100? VARA and Impluse (or so I hear) are flying their F100s at reduced crz spds because of turbine blade wear issues and are doing so to increase the life...
5th Jun 2019, 13:03
Replies: 81
Views: 21,226
Posted By exfocx

Compressor Stall, Loved that story! To...

Compressor Stall,

Loved that story!

To some of the others, we are talking about trainees here, so what experience do they have to assess the risk, and did they have any say in it anyway? You...
2nd Jun 2019, 11:29
Replies: 145
Views: 160,106
Posted By exfocx

Hey Roy, Just for you. ...

Hey Roy,

Just for you.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rblfKREj50o
23rd May 2019, 13:03
Replies: 32
Views: 14,662
Posted By exfocx

Chocks Away, That might be so for the gold...

Chocks Away,

That might be so for the gold mines, but from the people I know at the majors they're having no problem with churn (WA). I know a numbers in the electrical trades and not a lot of...
22nd May 2019, 15:03
Replies: 32
Views: 14,662
Posted By exfocx

AerocatS2A, That's right, the the workers...

AerocatS2A,

That's right, the the workers don't sign the checks, the MINERS do. And cutting costs is king, ask anyone who works at BHP, RIO, FMG or Roy Hill.
22nd May 2019, 07:18
Replies: 32
Views: 14,662
Posted By exfocx

Brand issue my backside, the miners couldn't give...

Brand issue my backside, the miners couldn't give a rats arse about that. Five yrs ago there was concern about delays and reliability etc, but that was during the boom with a need to retain workers...
11th May 2019, 09:01
Replies: 18
Views: 3,274
Posted By exfocx

CZ, LMFAO. But really, do you ACTUALLY read...

CZ,

LMFAO. But really, do you ACTUALLY read them, or just say so?
11th May 2019, 08:53
Replies: 1
Views: 1,096
Posted By exfocx

No fun for ATC to correct if you do that!

No fun for ATC to correct if you do that!
11th May 2019, 08:52
Replies: 20
Views: 4,107
Posted By exfocx

JT, was that a 4 eng TP, with the crew nicknamed...

JT, was that a 4 eng TP, with the crew nicknamed after a native animal?
5th May 2019, 07:37
Replies: 44
Views: 25,068
Posted By exfocx

Liz Hayes is a dumbarse who doesn't have a clue...

Liz Hayes is a dumbarse who doesn't have a clue what she's talking about.

Edit: 60sec is the equivalent of the Melbourne Truth newspaper from the 70s.
Forum: Tech Log
4th May 2019, 09:43
Replies: 24
Views: 3,605
Posted By exfocx

I'm flabbergasted at the question on an APU...

I'm flabbergasted at the question on an APU battery start, the mention of battery starts itself means no other generator involved, the start is off the ships battery alone and each attempted start is...
Forum: Tech Log
4th May 2019, 09:37
Replies: 24
Views: 3,605
Posted By exfocx

I'm flabbergasted at the question on an APU...

I'm flabbergasted at the question on an APU battery start, the mention of battery starts itself means no other generator involved, the start is off the ships battery alone and each attempted start is...
6th Mar 2019, 12:57
Replies: 37
Views: 13,012
Posted By exfocx

Imo this article is somewhat simplistic with...

Imo this article is somewhat simplistic with regards to the laying of blame here. The PIC was a product of his "upbringing" there, and if my memory serves me right he was an FO for a whole 12 mths...
16th Feb 2019, 05:06
Replies: 35
Views: 26,133
Posted By exfocx

You must be kidding me about not treating 457 via...

You must be kidding me about not treating 457 via holders poorly. Oh, 711, Dominoes and a host of high level "celebrity" restaurants etc have been taken to court for DELIBERATELY under paying their...
24th Jan 2019, 08:12
Replies: 29
Views: 8,988
Posted By exfocx

GordonexpletiveRamsey, " Surely bribery...

GordonexpletiveRamsey,

" Surely bribery would never happen in this country."

No, it isn't a case of " I'll give you money for a given result", it's basic psychology. I cannot remember which Ivy...
23rd Jan 2019, 12:46
Replies: 29
Views: 8,988
Posted By exfocx

Went to the ATSB's site to read the actual...

Went to the ATSB's site to read the actual report, at the end of the article is a link to what I thought would be the actual report, but no, it was just another waffle piece. Making claims like this...
Forum: Tech Log
13th Jan 2019, 01:29
Replies: 18
Views: 2,817
Posted By exfocx

I first left my country to work overseas in 2002...

I first left my country to work overseas in 2002 and worked at an airline (FO) were it wasn't unusual to find CAs hesitant to fly manually with AT and FDs on let alone raw data and NO automatics...
5th Jan 2019, 06:37
Replies: 83
Views: 61,167
Posted By exfocx

patty50, I was talking the 2nd tier, like Skywest...

patty50, I was talking the 2nd tier, like Skywest etc. Have a relative now with Delta who was SWA 'til 18 mths ago. They're not flying 30 yrs old F100s, neither is United Express and same with...
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