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Forum: Middle East
12th Nov 2021, 12:16
Replies: 16
Views: 7,479
Posted By Airmann

Does this actually count as a tail strike? Isn't...

Does this actually count as a tail strike? Isn't that skid there to stop the main fuselage structure from hitting the runway? And since the main body of the fuselage did not strike the runway does...
12th Sep 2021, 11:05
Replies: 13
Views: 3,777
Posted By Airmann

Very interesting. Yes the level off is what...

Very interesting.

Yes the level off is what did. Had they maintained descent using V/S below platform (I.e. applied proper glideslope capture from above technique) they had a good chance of...
23rd Aug 2021, 21:22
Replies: 241
Views: 67,774
Posted By Airmann

Interesting paper by some guys at RMIT Melbourne...

Interesting paper by some guys at RMIT Melbourne just popped into my inbox via acedemia.edu . Explains the pathway toward single pilot operations.

Commercial Airline Single-Pilot Operations:...
6th Aug 2021, 21:13
Replies: 21
Views: 30,719
Posted By Airmann

This is not a safety related issue. Qatar's main...

This is not a safety related issue. Qatar's main issue is that the cracks are appearing too early in the life cycle of the plane. They are now in discussion (argument) with Airbus over the way...
Forum: Middle East
28th Jul 2021, 17:43
Replies: 12
Views: 5,730
Posted By Airmann

eternity Yes this is the best option. You...

eternity

Yes this is the best option. You get them in white. But the wifey complains that it does such a good job of absorbing the sweat that it stinks after a while so I carry a cotton vest that...
Forum: Middle East
22nd Jul 2021, 15:23
Replies: 3
Views: 2,173
Posted By Airmann

Is it still operating? Also if he doesn't...

Is it still operating?

Also if he doesn't give no health insurance to the workers in the desert then he's kept his word about treating employees equally.
30th Jun 2021, 01:51
Replies: 52
Views: 31,089
Posted By Airmann

Take the stripes out and they look like hip bell...

Take the stripes out and they look like hip bell boys.
Forum: Tech Log
30th Jun 2021, 01:22
Replies: 15
Views: 3,983
Posted By Airmann

wiggy Let’s get something clear. It doesn’t...

wiggy

Let’s get something clear. It doesn’t get warmer when you get above the trop, it just doesn’t get colder (I.e. lapse rate is 0 in the stratosphere). So whatever the temperature at the...
30th Jun 2021, 00:56
Replies: 241
Views: 67,774
Posted By Airmann

At the end of the day planes won’t be required. ...

At the end of the day planes won’t be required. Because everything in the world will be automated and there will be no jobs for humans, at which point there will only be billionaires and machines,...
Forum: Tech Log
28th Jun 2021, 18:01
Replies: 15
Views: 3,983
Posted By Airmann

All issues regarding tropopause are temperature...

All issues regarding tropopause are temperature related. With low tropopause temperatures at altitude are higher, which effects performance. Have to watch out for tropopause dropping and temperature...
16th Jun 2021, 23:48
Replies: 241
Views: 67,774
Posted By Airmann

No doubt, Airbus will try to convince them that...

No doubt, Airbus will try to convince them that given the existence of auto emergency descent donning the mask is unnecessary. But in any case the unions in the US would never sign off on this anyway
16th Jun 2021, 21:51
Replies: 241
Views: 67,774
Posted By Airmann

There are some Aviation authorities that don’t...

There are some Aviation authorities that don’t count rest time toward FTL. So could potentially work the slaves longer. But I think this is mostly aimed at flights with augmented crews. So could go...
16th Jun 2021, 20:43
Replies: 241
Views: 67,774
Posted By Airmann

From the article It seems that Airbus...

From the article



It seems that Airbus engineers have got the hubris bug just as Boeing’s did with the MAX.
16th Jun 2021, 19:33
Replies: 241
Views: 67,774
Posted By Airmann

What happens when the flying pilot needs to take...

What happens when the flying pilot needs to take a leak? Train one of the flight attendants to monitor the instruments?
16th Jun 2021, 16:25
Replies: 241
Views: 67,774
Posted By Airmann

Those are the sort of things safety engineers and...

Those are the sort of things safety engineers and risk management processes need to address. Once they can successfully show that they have a method of dealing with that and then the other issues...
16th Jun 2021, 16:13
Replies: 241
Views: 67,774
Posted By Airmann

Its a simple calculation at the end of the day....

Its a simple calculation at the end of the day. If the safety engineers can show that the aircraft can safely be flown in cruise with only one pilot, and all failures can be handled by that one...
16th Jun 2021, 15:29
Replies: 9
Views: 4,232
Posted By Airmann

With all due respect, I hope he’s properly...

With all due respect, I hope he’s properly qualified. Yes what he did was fantastic. But does that qualify a person to hold a position? And how many pilots could also have pulled off that landing?...
16th Jun 2021, 15:25
Replies: 241
Views: 67,774
Posted By Airmann

Airbus + Cathay working on Single Pilot during Cruise with A350

https://www.reuters.com/business/aerospace-defense/exclusive-cathay-working-with-airbus-single-pilot-system-long-haul-2021-06-16/

Airbus and Cathay will start tests on having only one pilot in the...
Forum: Tech Log
22nd May 2021, 16:32
Replies: 9
Views: 2,166
Posted By Airmann

Although I didn't go out to check I was told that...

Although I didn't go out to check I was told that the aircraft was dripping with fluid after we had landed.

Unfortunately those responsible for reporting these types of events at my company often...
Forum: Tech Log
22nd May 2021, 12:49
Replies: 9
Views: 2,166
Posted By Airmann

Hmmm...yeah maybe due less flying they pulled out...

Hmmm...yeah maybe due less flying they pulled out some of their old stock! But that stuff has to have a use by date, We're talking about people's lives that they're playing with here. I don't think...
Forum: Tech Log
22nd May 2021, 12:41
Replies: 37
Views: 7,114
Posted By Airmann

Basically you want a side slip. I.e. go straight...

Basically you want a side slip. I.e. go straight but maintain a bank.

Usually never done in any normal conditions on any Airbus except in engine out case, where up to 5 degrees bank in a side...
Forum: Tech Log
22nd May 2021, 11:59
Replies: 9
Views: 2,166
Posted By Airmann

It seems unlikely that the aircraft was not...

It seems unlikely that the aircraft was not properly deiced as the fluid was frozen all over the aircraft, I.e. fuselage, both wings etc.

According to the deicing company they were providing us...
Forum: Tech Log
22nd May 2021, 09:39
Replies: 9
Views: 2,166
Posted By Airmann

Anti-Ice fluid frozen on Airframe

Had a nasty incident out of YUL some time back. Anti-ice fluid didn't flow off during takeoff. Was frozen to fuselage and wings. Almost had a tail strike during lift off, followed by struggle to get...
21st Feb 2021, 23:09
Replies: 23
Views: 3,530
Posted By Airmann

@aroa thanks for the info. So there were state...

@aroa thanks for the info. So there were state licenses and interstate licenses. So does that system still exist?
20th Feb 2021, 19:17
Replies: 23
Views: 3,530
Posted By Airmann

Info on History of Licensing in Australia

Hi Guys,

Im doing a course in Aviation Law at UNSW, not being from Australia I wanted a bit of clarification about what I’ve read. Not sure if there are any Australian Aviation History buffs here...
Forum: Tech Log
15th Jan 2021, 16:23
Replies: 8
Views: 2,129
Posted By Airmann

You are confusing on board real time monitoring...

You are confusing on board real time monitoring vs 'prediction'. The on board RAIM works only in real time and gives you the current status of the accuracy and GPS functionality. The RAIM...
Forum: Middle East
6th Sep 2020, 14:43
Replies: 1,208
Views: 1,089,010
Posted By Airmann

No that's not entirely true, i know that the GF...

No that's not entirely true, i know that the GF pilots have a union, but it's only for locals.
There are a number of unions for other industries as well in Bahrain and Oman.
Forum: Middle East
5th Sep 2020, 14:51
Replies: 1,208
Views: 1,089,010
Posted By Airmann

It won't happen, due to the principle of the...

It won't happen, due to the principle of the prisoners dilemma. Which basically states that individuals in a group will not choose the optimum outcome for the group due to fear of non compliance by...
Forum: Middle East
20th Aug 2020, 20:42
Replies: 1,208
Views: 1,089,010
Posted By Airmann

Does anyone know given the current situation...

Does anyone know given the current situation whether a Qatari license would be accepted in UAE/Bahrain/Saudi?
10th Aug 2020, 03:18
Replies: 369
Views: 200,059
Posted By Airmann

And except for the hill at the end of the runway...

And except for the hill at the end of the runway everyone might have survived
8th Aug 2020, 03:37
Replies: 369
Views: 200,059
Posted By Airmann

So far the aircraft (737-800) and pilots/training...

So far the aircraft (737-800) and pilots/training (of Spice Jet and AI Express) has been mentioned.

What about the condition of INDIAN RUNWAYS!!
Forum: Tech Log
26th Jun 2020, 13:34
Replies: 2
Views: 993
Posted By Airmann

Variable Frequency Generators

The manuals for the aircraft I fly state that the AC generator does not output at a constant frequency. The range is around 200-800Hz. This has left me a bit confused. Firstly, can electrical users...
Forum: Tech Log
13th Jun 2020, 09:30
Replies: 39
Views: 5,209
Posted By Airmann

The answer to this question will depend on...

The answer to this question will depend on national regulations and/or company regulations.
Forum: Middle East
16th May 2020, 02:05
Replies: 19
Views: 4,427
Posted By Airmann

It's a pyramid scheme. And like all of them you...

It's a pyramid scheme. And like all of them you will get paid so long as the amount of money coming in is more than that going out. Once the income dries up all is lost.

Look there's no way to...
Forum: Middle East
15th May 2020, 09:43
Replies: 10,199
Views: 6,168,626
Posted By Airmann

Her message in Arabic from her post doesn't...

Her message in Arabic from her post doesn't indicate that she chose to quite. Says that she was asked to leave without any warning or hearing. From what she wrote it seems she didn't want to leave.
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