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15th Apr 2020, 20:58
Replies: 67
Views: 10,624
Posted By Man Flex

Flew many times with Aviaco on the DC9 and DC8....

Flew many times with Aviaco on the DC9 and DC8. Always in the rear as my father liked to smoke. Could hardly see three rows in front of you!

Also flew with Aviogenex on the 727 (I think).

My...
11th Mar 2013, 11:02
Replies: 149
Views: 70,254
Posted By Man Flex

Birdman With respect, the modular route has...

Birdman

With respect, the modular route has slowly died a death over the years. Thanks to P2F, there are many PPL/GA instructors you are stuck and unable to progress their careers.

It will...
25th Feb 2013, 11:08
Replies: 62
Views: 21,319
Posted By Man Flex

Dear Buggington At least you are seeking...

Dear Buggington

At least you are seeking advice from the right people before making this decision. I commend you for that but your naivity is clear.

You are so young but I also completely...
21st Dec 2012, 16:10
Replies: 151
Views: 55,367
Posted By Man Flex

You know I completely empathise with As good as...

You know I completely empathise with As good as it gets.

I too as felt as he does, frequently, and I know I am far from being alone (despite some other postings on here).

I have contributed it...
29th Nov 2012, 08:51
Replies: 21
Views: 28,125
Posted By Man Flex

I think you'll find that a certain UK based low...

I think you'll find that a certain UK based low cost airline turn a blind eye to tattoos.

Most of the crew seem to have them - all be it, covered up.

Real classy seeing your cabin attendants...
10th Nov 2012, 10:59
Replies: 27
Views: 7,033
Posted By Man Flex

Yes, it does depend I believe largely on who your...

Yes, it does depend I believe largely on who your employer is.

I have flown full service, legacy carrier and low cost. Believe me life is a lot less happy being a bus driver as opposed to being a...
9th Nov 2012, 00:04
Replies: 39
Views: 11,075
Posted By Man Flex

I have heard all the excuses time and time again....

I have heard all the excuses time and time again.

The fuel price is high.

We have to remain competitive.

Flexi-crew pilots offer flexibility.

This company will not stop, I repeat, will...
6th Nov 2012, 14:29
Replies: 39
Views: 11,075
Posted By Man Flex

The roof fell in when the five pillars crumbled...

The roof fell in when the five pillars crumbled from underneath it.
7th Oct 2012, 20:29
Replies: 338
Views: 110,977
Posted By Man Flex

It is highly unlikely that an enthusiastic young...

It is highly unlikely that an enthusiastic young person, who has dreamed of becoming an airline pilot and who has supportive parents that are wealthy enough to be able to help out financially, is...
12th Mar 2012, 09:57
Replies: 1,495
Views: 268,626
Posted By Man Flex

Has anyone ever considered that pilots may...

Has anyone ever considered that pilots may require special training to operate into SEN?
Forum: Tech Log
9th Aug 2011, 17:17
Replies: 3,435
Views: 1,393,770
Posted By Man Flex

Nope! Sorry disagree. The PF didn't...

Nope!

Sorry disagree.

The PF didn't apply the appropriate procedure which was "THR LVR... MOVE" he instead disconnected using the disconnect push-buttons and because the thrust levers were in...
Forum: Tech Log
8th Aug 2011, 10:55
Replies: 3,435
Views: 1,393,770
Posted By Man Flex

The missing clue in all this may be what the...

The missing clue in all this may be what the flight directors were demanding.

There are just two seconds between the autopilot disconnect and the F/Ds becoming unavailable but during that time...
Forum: Tech Log
29th Jul 2011, 20:43
Replies: 3,435
Views: 1,393,770
Posted By Man Flex

The French version of the Interim Report No 3...

The French version of the Interim Report No 3 shows the complete and utter confusion on the flight deck with the crew receiving continious and multiple warnings and the PF completely unaware that his...
Forum: Tech Log
29th Jul 2011, 15:52
Replies: 3,435
Views: 1,393,770
Posted By Man Flex

No conspiracy theory. The situation was...

No conspiracy theory. The situation was mishandled by the crew leading to the aircraft departing its flight envelope.

Now the investigation will focus on the human factors involved and attempt to...
Forum: Tech Log
13th Jun 2011, 08:11
Replies: 3,435
Views: 1,393,770
Posted By Man Flex

I think I'll bow out soon as this thread is far...

I think I'll bow out soon as this thread is far too up and down for me.

The guy flying was in the RHS and was the least experienced of the three. The guy in the LHS was the other F/O who yes,...
Forum: Tech Log
12th Jun 2011, 16:58
Replies: 3,435
Views: 1,393,770
Posted By Man Flex

RWA, I don't know you're experience but you...

RWA,

I don't know you're experience but you are one of few posters here asking the right questions.

In the Perpignan Accident the autopilot was disconnected in level flight and the aeroplane...
Forum: Tech Log
12th Jun 2011, 11:56
Replies: 3,435
Views: 1,393,770
Posted By Man Flex

For those questioning the auto-trim on the airbus...

For those questioning the auto-trim on the airbus - this is a function of the FBW system.

On a conventional aeroplane (PA28 or 737) the pilot pitches up using the control column and manually trims...
Forum: Tech Log
11th Jun 2011, 10:35
Replies: 3,435
Views: 1,393,770
Posted By Man Flex

Finally, some useful and relevant discussion on...

Finally, some useful and relevant discussion on this thread during these last two pages.

The Perpignan Accident may well explain why the crew were unable to recover flight AF447.

However it...
Forum: Tech Log
9th Jun 2011, 14:05
Replies: 3,435
Views: 1,393,770
Posted By Man Flex

Was never a mod on the airbus until recently.

Was never a mod on the airbus until recently.
Forum: Tech Log
9th Jun 2011, 13:48
Replies: 3,435
Views: 1,393,770
Posted By Man Flex

Because it wasn't developed until after this...

Because it wasn't developed until after this accident. :rolleyes:
Forum: Tech Log
9th Jun 2011, 12:41
Replies: 3,435
Views: 1,393,770
Posted By Man Flex

PPRuNe should really be renamed "Arm Chair and...

PPRuNe should really be renamed "Arm Chair and Flight SIM Wanna Be Airline Pilots" because the vast majority of the so called "experts" on these forums are exactly that and not current professional...
Forum: Tech Log
9th Jun 2011, 07:48
Replies: 3,435
Views: 1,393,770
Posted By Man Flex

studi, With respect, read the report. ...

studi,

With respect, read the report.

The protections were not available because the aeroplane had reverted to Alternate Law 2. That means that the pilot is fully responsible for the...
Forum: Tech Log
8th Jun 2011, 21:51
Replies: 3,435
Views: 1,393,770
Posted By Man Flex

Guys, The mid-atlantic A340 zoom climb has...

Guys,

The mid-atlantic A340 zoom climb has little bearing on the AF447 accident. Try reading the reports. :ugh:

The high speed protection was triggered by turbulence and the aircraft did what...
5th Oct 2010, 08:47
Replies: 77
Views: 34,942
Posted By Man Flex

A useful thread outlining the decision process...

A useful thread outlining the decision process that one should go through when an in-flight emergency occurs.

The question of "nearest suitable airport" I think, all things considered, is a matter...
7th Apr 2010, 16:12
Replies: 99
Views: 16,520
Posted By Man Flex

There is a major test coming in the next few...

There is a major test coming in the next few weeks for Balpa within easyJest. The outcome will no doubt have a significant impact on membership levels, one way or the other. The members have had...
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