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4th Feb 2015, 10:17
Replies: 3,924
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Posted By FLEXPWR

Silverstrata, To my knowledge, no commercial...

Silverstrata,

To my knowledge, no commercial aircraft is ever directly "commanding" an attitude with either a stick or control column.

Conventional aircraft command a pitch change (or attitude)...
Forum: Tech Log
26th Jan 2015, 02:10
Replies: 4
Views: 5,655
Posted By FLEXPWR

Actually the rudder cam box is mounted between...

Actually the rudder cam box is mounted between the rudder trim and the aircraft frame (aft bulkhead, not pressure bulkhead). Due to aerodynamic design, some vibration/flutter occurs at the rudder...
Forum: Tech Log
6th Jan 2015, 01:08
Replies: 124
Views: 35,996
Posted By FLEXPWR

This AD does not mention icing per se. A blocked...

This AD does not mention icing per se. A blocked AOA probe does not necessarily mean it was iced up in icing conditions. One can refer to the Perpignan crash, as previously posted. The AOA probes 1 &...
3rd Jan 2015, 03:39
Replies: 3,924
Views: 3,822,186
Posted By FLEXPWR

Bud leon, this has nothing to do with...

Bud leon, this has nothing to do with imperialism.

This is a hard reality. Flying in Asia for many years now, I cannot disagree with caulfield views and observations. Of course it may or may not...
Forum: Tech Log
7th Dec 2014, 02:42
Replies: 11
Views: 8,691
Posted By FLEXPWR

Quick visual check

On the overhead CB panel, check the braking system: if ABCU is listed, then the new electrical alternate braking system is fitted.
Forum: Tech Log
7th Dec 2014, 02:34
Replies: 17
Views: 18,720
Posted By FLEXPWR

In simple terms, although purists will describe...

In simple terms, although purists will describe it in a better manner:

The HPT has taken off a big chunk of the kinetic energy (to drive the High Pressure Compressor).

In order to have...
Forum: Tech Log
17th Sep 2014, 06:27
Replies: 15
Views: 9,253
Posted By FLEXPWR

Meikleour, same here with my previous airline. ...

Meikleour, same here with my previous airline.

Random sidestick deflection ensures no complacency either. The PNF doesn't just pay lip service when a control surface moves, but needs to use brain...
Forum: Tech Log
15th Aug 2014, 14:41
Replies: 30
Views: 8,300
Posted By FLEXPWR

On A320 (and probably on other Airbus types too)...

On A320 (and probably on other Airbus types too) the AoA value is available in Alpha Call up MCDU maintenance pages. However it displays only the values for ADR's AoA #1 and #2 if I recall, the SBY...
Forum: Tech Log
7th Aug 2014, 10:57
Replies: 13
Views: 3,641
Posted By FLEXPWR

Well, I have the AMM too, but could not find any...

Well, I have the AMM too, but could not find any ALPHA entry for FAC Weight with the new FMS standard.

Always ready to learn! :ok:
Forum: Tech Log
6th Aug 2014, 00:57
Replies: 13
Views: 3,641
Posted By FLEXPWR

Yes I understand that. I was wondering what code...

Yes I understand that. I was wondering what code this might be.
Forum: Tech Log
5th Aug 2014, 13:13
Replies: 13
Views: 3,641
Posted By FLEXPWR

ElitePilot, would you care to share what...

ElitePilot, would you care to share what "unusual" code that is? I have looked around but can't seem to locate it.

The other option is of course to look at green dot value and work out the...
5th Aug 2014, 02:17
Replies: 10
Views: 4,769
Posted By FLEXPWR

There used to be a crop-dusting company in...

There used to be a crop-dusting company in Abidjan years ago, I don't know if they're still there. Mainly banana plantations.

Risky job that is, did it for a year, enjoyed the expeience, but I'm...
Forum: Tech Log
23rd Jul 2014, 12:56
Replies: 4
Views: 1,606
Posted By FLEXPWR

Ok, instead of hearing what it's not, anyone with...

Ok, instead of hearing what it's not, anyone with sensible info?
Forum: Tech Log
23rd Jul 2014, 07:52
Replies: 4
Views: 1,606
Posted By FLEXPWR

Well... dragging your feet on the carpet in the...

Well... dragging your feet on the carpet in the cabin can built thousands of volts (although low amps). The microphone area is protected by a metal grid. If given the choice, would you prefer a jolt...
Forum: Tech Log
23rd Jul 2014, 06:20
Replies: 4
Views: 1,606
Posted By FLEXPWR

Question PA handset metal inserts (Airbus)

OK, this is not directly related to flying , but is still an equipment we use every day.

The PA handset for airbus (320) is mainly made of plastic, but on either side of the handset, where the...
Forum: Tech Log
11th Jul 2014, 15:02
Replies: 50
Views: 14,412
Posted By FLEXPWR

Most patents can be filed without a working...

Most patents can be filed without a working protoype. Anyhow, I can see that technology is going forward, whether we like it or not.

This idea, me no like. The day an operator asks me to fly a...
Forum: Tech Log
27th Jun 2014, 11:52
Replies: 8
Views: 5,978
Posted By FLEXPWR

Well, in the document mentioned, there is a clear...

Well, in the document mentioned, there is a clear difference between grounding and bonding. Bonding refers to various items connected together, while grounding specifies a connection made with the...
Forum: North America
26th Jun 2014, 14:45
Replies: 17
Views: 13,415
Posted By FLEXPWR

Well, at this point in the story, there is no...

Well, at this point in the story, there is no indication that the pilot refused to fly because of the scheduled destination. I think the title is very misleading.

Of course there could be...
20th Jun 2014, 13:38
Replies: 119
Views: 63,192
Posted By FLEXPWR

Below is an extract of an audit done in France by...

Below is an extract of an audit done in France by or on behalf of the Ministry of Transports and the French DGAC, to assess the quality of training of pilots in France:



Underlined (by me) in...
17th Jun 2014, 09:28
Replies: 119
Views: 63,192
Posted By FLEXPWR

An interesting link about ICAO language timeline...

An interesting link about ICAO language timeline since the 50's.

Aviation English, A History of - AviationKnowledge (http://aviationknowledge.wikidot.com/aviation:aviation-english-a-history-of)
17th Jun 2014, 03:30
Replies: 119
Views: 63,192
Posted By FLEXPWR

A7700, whatever you're smoking seems to give you...

A7700, whatever you're smoking seems to give you great bouts of paranoia and hatred of pilots.

You're entitled to you opinions, like everyone else, but this topic is not about liberalism, stupid...
14th Jun 2014, 22:38
Replies: 119
Views: 63,192
Posted By FLEXPWR

Re: CDG accident, for those who claim this event...

Re: CDG accident, for those who claim this event had nothing to do with using different languages, here is an extract of the report, with the recommendations from DGAC.
14th Jun 2014, 01:50
Replies: 119
Views: 63,192
Posted By FLEXPWR

Squawk, easy to blame and redefine who was wrong...

Squawk, easy to blame and redefine who was wrong during these accidents.

Yet in CDG, had they been using a common language (English in that instance) the chances of an accident occuring would be...
13th Jun 2014, 15:21
Replies: 119
Views: 63,192
Posted By FLEXPWR

I truly hope "Lockheed Blackbird" is joking,...

I truly hope "Lockheed Blackbird" is joking, because the ICAO ELP is about gaining level 4 or more ... IN ENGLISH! If he likes French language that much, why did he choose an English name to post?...
27th May 2014, 01:54
Replies: 10
Views: 4,079
Posted By FLEXPWR

Same here, 320 captain in Asia, would love to see...

Same here, 320 captain in Asia, would love to see a good opportunity to return to the old continent, and hope for a base in the southern Europe.

This is not a silly question at all! Experience on...
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