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29th Jun 2019, 21:53
Replies: 31
Views: 17,107
Posted By mustangsally

A question, what was the urgency to get the...

A question, what was the urgency to get the aircraft on the ground with a known brake problem? Was it pissing hydraulic fluid? What created this need? If the gear is up, why not continue on to...
6th Mar 2019, 21:08
Replies: 921
Views: 2,148,014
Posted By mustangsally

Hotel Tangop

HT, you miss read me. But, that is OK, my wife does the same. But frequently the comments posted come from someone with little knowledge of 767 systems and how they relate to this accident. I...
6th Mar 2019, 16:24
Replies: 921
Views: 2,148,014
Posted By mustangsally

Let us all wait for the NTSB to do the work.

I understand some of the pprune group needs to vent all the ideas from the comfort of there arm chairs. But, all this discussion is not helping answer the question of "what really happened." Let...
4th Mar 2019, 16:37
Replies: 11
Views: 8,959
Posted By mustangsally

Midway runway also may have been a bit...

Midway runway also may have been a bit restrictive for continuing on to ICN, Only 7800ft with some weight restrictions. Don't know much about A330 takeoff performance, but 7800 just may be a bit...
20th Feb 2019, 03:26
Replies: 15
Views: 8,801
Posted By mustangsally

Some basic training is amiss! Using roll control...

Some basic training is amiss! Using roll control to counteract to correct the situation was a mistake. The rudder should have been the primary control input to correct the situation. Even if the...
10th Feb 2019, 18:07
Replies: 78
Views: 33,984
Posted By mustangsally

Talking Who Knew?

Now I know the rest of the story.....
10th Feb 2019, 17:24
Replies: 78
Views: 33,984
Posted By mustangsally

I was in Arizona learning to fly the USAF way,...

I was in Arizona learning to fly the USAF way, when the Queen was crowned. I could only dream of someday my turn would come to fly the Queen. Was introduced to the 747 in 1995 and loved every...
Forum: Tech Log
7th Jan 2019, 21:31
Replies: 18
Views: 2,843
Posted By mustangsally

As a general idea, I think that is great. Manual...

As a general idea, I think that is great. Manual flying is a lost art. The reason manual flying is not emphasized comes at how much training time do we commit to this activity. Training hours...
19th Oct 2018, 15:48
Replies: 3
Views: 4,768
Posted By mustangsally

Miami to BA, really never gets close to the...

Miami to BA, really never gets close to the Andes. But over the Amazon, CB's can be very intense. Have seen chains of CB build higher then FL 50. Have diverted a 100NM without finding a good...
Forum: Tech Log
13th Oct 2018, 17:03
Replies: 24
Views: 5,539
Posted By mustangsally

Suggest searching for Boeing Crosswind landing...

Suggest searching for Boeing Crosswind landing tests. They will demonstrate landing with at least 25Knts crosswind. Both from the flight deck and runway edge. Intruder has already said it all. I...
Forum: Tech Log
19th Sep 2018, 04:06
Replies: 24
Views: 5,539
Posted By mustangsally

Landing in a crab is no big deal. Looks a bit...

Landing in a crab is no big deal. Looks a bit concerning from the flight deck, but when viewed fro the ground no big deal. Look at the Boeing and Airbus crosswind landing videos. No big deal, the...
Forum: Tech Log
19th Sep 2018, 03:47
Replies: 34
Views: 4,864
Posted By mustangsally

Way back in the late 70's operated a Sabre Liner,...

Way back in the late 70's operated a Sabre Liner, no anti skid brake and very narrow wheels, right off an F-86. The check out included a simulated wet runway. The idea was to basically plant aircraft...
Forum: Tech Log
23rd May 2018, 23:09
Replies: 7
Views: 1,294
Posted By mustangsally

I do hope some where this conversation took place...

I do hope some where this conversation took place over a couple of pints. Simulators are only as good as the folks programing the box. Not the real this and as close as it does get it is still...
Forum: Tech Log
20th May 2018, 16:52
Replies: 20
Views: 2,806
Posted By mustangsally

It was always a rarity to see a planned dispatch...

It was always a rarity to see a planned dispatch fuel that was unreasonable. One time had a weather system developing over SEA that dispatch did not see. At that time our dispatch team was planning...
Forum: Tech Log
20th May 2018, 16:24
Replies: 3
Views: 1,448
Posted By mustangsally

Go back to basic definition: Positive Relief...

Go back to basic definition:
Positive Relief valve prevent an over pressure within the fuselage. Most are set to open some where around 8.5 psi differential and fully open at something north of...
Forum: North America
18th May 2018, 13:14
Replies: 3
Views: 795
Posted By mustangsally

Zondaracer has some good advice. I might through...

Zondaracer has some good advice. I might through in buying a simple single engine fixed gear with about 1000 hours left of the engine. It is relatively inexpensive to fly and maintain. The days...
Forum: Tech Log
1st May 2018, 21:53
Replies: 50
Views: 6,308
Posted By mustangsally

Way back when Airbus still made jets with wire ...

Way back when Airbus still made jets with wire connecting the yoke (What is That) to the control surface and me sitting between two great aviators, the second officer called out 50, 40, down to...
Forum: Tech Log
24th Apr 2018, 13:16
Replies: 22
Views: 4,863
Posted By mustangsally

June, you have 1500 hours in type, so that would...

June, you have 1500 hours in type, so that would be about 750 touchdowns. You most likely would get about half or something just short of 400 impacts. Now through in something over 40 simulator...
Forum: Tech Log
21st Apr 2018, 18:32
Replies: 3
Views: 1,147
Posted By mustangsally

Forty year old comments, may still have some...

Forty year old comments, may still have some merit, but technology has maybe gone through three major renovations. The most advanced carbon fiber brake designs and braking computers have very little...
11th Apr 2018, 19:18
Replies: 38
Views: 14,131
Posted By mustangsally

This happened years ago, very early eighties. ...

This happened years ago, very early eighties. Las Vegas to Kansas City, left Las Vegas asked if the canyon tour as available, departure approved, first at 11,000 feet and then up to 13,000 feet at...
9th Apr 2018, 15:56
Replies: 65
Views: 30,211
Posted By mustangsally

My side of the story, started in college, lived...

My side of the story, started in college, lived rent free in a farm house and when the farmer needs extra hands during harvest times we provided the manual labor. Our little town put in an airport...
Forum: Tech Log
19th Mar 2018, 18:45
Replies: 51
Views: 15,784
Posted By mustangsally

Every career has its health hazard. Even the...

Every career has its health hazard. Even the seamstress getting stabbed by a dirty needle and thread. In the sixties, when pilots had to retire at 60 in the US, there was a study that the average...
Forum: Tech Log
16th Feb 2018, 14:12
Replies: 112
Views: 18,710
Posted By mustangsally

This thread has gone from a simple discussion to...

This thread has gone from a simple discussion to the absurd! Deep stall discussion is similar to how low can you go. Simulators are toys programed to behave and react in certain ways that are...
Forum: Tech Log
11th Feb 2018, 15:28
Replies: 54
Views: 14,727
Posted By mustangsally

Used to operate the 747-200 into a 7500 foot...

Used to operate the 747-200 into a 7500 foot runway and were usually close to max landing weight and 25C Would witness all kinds of methods, from braking shortly after touch down or waiting till...
Forum: Tech Log
11th Feb 2018, 14:59
Replies: 190
Views: 46,075
Posted By mustangsally

My first 121 carrier the aircraft was hand flown...

My first 121 carrier the aircraft was hand flown to something above 10,000 feet. On decent the A/P was usually disconnected on slowing at 10,000 feet. When checking out on the 74, my check captain...
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