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12th Oct 2017, 19:28
Replies: 33
Views: 11,951
Posted By No Fly Zone

I smell a rat. Something is very wrong with...

I smell a rat. Something is very wrong with this idea.
10th Oct 2017, 10:00
Replies: 44
Views: 29,677
Posted By No Fly Zone

Cargo load, NOT airplane!!

I have no idea what was on that cargo pallet, but sure wanted to burn. Another big loaf of Li Io batteries?/ We don't know.

With the horrible history of these things, ship them by sea - and even...
Forum: Tech Log
3rd Oct 2017, 15:53
Replies: 27
Views: 16,152
Posted By No Fly Zone

MTOW/MLW operations on short RWYs and/or...

MTOW/MLW operations on short RWYs and/or imperfect weather conditions trouble me. Yes, the B738 for example can do great things, but only under ideal conditions. Load imperfectly or make a...
24th Jun 2017, 07:11
Replies: 62
Views: 96,034
Posted By No Fly Zone

It has happened before - and it will happen...

It has happened before - and it will happen again. Other then extreme caution and verification by both pilots, what else can be done? Verify = and verify again/ This should NOT Happen, but it...
Forum: North America
30th Mar 2017, 06:24
Replies: 20
Views: 4,548
Posted By No Fly Zone

Non-Rev Passes

Details well covered here, but many main stream press reports did NOT note that these kids were non-rev pax. Flak or not, one poster above properly points out that it is still UAL's train set. ...
Forum: Tech Log
28th Mar 2017, 21:26
Replies: 18
Views: 5,056
Posted By No Fly Zone

As usual, RAT 5 +/- nailed it (OK, mostly...

As usual, RAT 5 +/- nailed it (OK, mostly agreeing with me?) Truth is, when you've got a C/B problem, something is out of service. The non-essentials (galley, IFE etc.) may be ignored, but if a...
Forum: Tech Log
28th Mar 2017, 20:36
Replies: 30
Views: 8,863
Posted By No Fly Zone

Extremely VALID Question!!

For those involved with sea-exposed airplanes of any type, this is import. Heck yes. I di not drive a seaplane, but in past decades have 'landed' a few++ on fresh or brackish water. Protecting you...
Forum: Tech Log
28th Mar 2017, 19:34
Replies: 20
Views: 4,307
Posted By No Fly Zone

For the most part, a Non-Event, unless the...

For the most part, a Non-Event, unless the differences are very great. To next stop or - we hope, a Mx base, you'll get there, even if one or both have to be tuned back a bit. Once at your Mx base,...
Forum: Tech Log
28th Mar 2017, 19:11
Replies: 17
Views: 4,681
Posted By No Fly Zone

Oh, darn good question, and one nearly difficult...

Oh, darn good question, and one nearly difficult to answer. Bottom line is that when you know where you are going and know what the approach should look like (with full qualifications,) perhaps make...
Forum: Tech Log
28th Mar 2017, 18:04
Replies: 56
Views: 10,995
Posted By No Fly Zone

An amusing discussion, eventually incorporating...

An amusing discussion, eventually incorporating most of the important points. Save the Most Unusual circumstances, below a conservative(*) V1, STOP. Screw the brakes, just STOP. Above V1, you GO,...
Forum: Tech Log
28th Mar 2017, 17:31
Replies: 18
Views: 5,056
Posted By No Fly Zone

Popped C/Bs

ALL manufacturers and ALL operating carriers (usually) have clearly stated procedures for addressing C/B fault indicators. Some allow a reset and some say hands-off. To a degree, it depends upon...
Forum: Tech Log
28th Mar 2017, 17:09
Replies: 11
Views: 4,240
Posted By No Fly Zone

@747-8driver: Yes, some may call your landing...

@747-8driver: Yes, some may call your landing fuel a bit low, the tank and hyd. pump on 748(F?) may be very different from the 744. I've never accessed the 748 books and I don't know. If you are...
26th Mar 2017, 23:33
Replies: 25
Views: 14,118
Posted By No Fly Zone

Fighting Fires is the Same in 99.9% of Cases

Think my friends, please think! Virtually all fires require THREE components: Heat, Fuel and Oxygen(*). Remove one and fire goes out. The use if water to fight battery fires is no more than an...
26th Mar 2017, 22:50
Replies: 326
Views: 213,994
Posted By No Fly Zone

No! No and More NO!!!

No! WestJet did NOT "Almost put one in the Water." The 'event' was a very ordinary Go Around, photographed from an unusual angle. No more and No Less. Please do not believe everything that some...
Forum: Tech Log
6th Mar 2017, 04:07
Replies: 8
Views: 3,254
Posted By No Fly Zone

As usual, in the absence of clear instruction...

As usual, in the absence of clear instruction from the manufacturer, company SOPs must govern. I've never seen this mentioned before, but that does not mean that it has not been. Without clear...
Forum: Tech Log
6th Mar 2017, 03:46
Replies: 27
Views: 16,152
Posted By No Fly Zone

This Route Does Not Thrill Me

Certainly, the upstart airline wants to fly the route with (one or a pair?) of expected 738 Max aircraft and KPVD wants the route that no US carrier will fly. It looks like the interested carrier...
2nd Mar 2017, 10:40
Replies: 7
Views: 4,231
Posted By No Fly Zone

Multiple types

The most common is probably eye glasses!
16th Feb 2017, 22:01
Replies: 95
Views: 63,328
Posted By No Fly Zone

I don't much care about the underlying cause(s)...

I don't much care about the underlying cause(s) of this melt down. What I DO care about is getting my butt OFF that airplane, meaning NOW!
19th Jan 2017, 08:29
Replies: 37
Views: 14,148
Posted By No Fly Zone

@MikiMiki and others, Don't be a fool. You...

@MikiMiki and others,

Don't be a fool. You were not short listed for anything except the SUCKER LIST. Walk away from this! NFZ
Forum: Tech Log
6th Jan 2017, 10:12
Replies: 32
Views: 12,589
Posted By No Fly Zone

Until there is weight on wheels/squat switch...

Until there is weight on wheels/squat switch compressed, HOW does airplane KNOW that it is landing above MLW? As far as I know, only the attentive pilot knows this; the airplane does not unless you...
6th Jan 2017, 05:17
Replies: 20
Views: 9,286
Posted By No Fly Zone

To Soon To Know...

This is a new event. Rather than GUESSING, let's wait until a few more FACTS are known before pontificating and speculating. What is the point in venting now? I read the same details you do, and I...
6th Jan 2017, 05:06
Replies: 125
Views: 66,732
Posted By No Fly Zone

Air Heads?

I cannot believe some of the idiotic 'solutions' to this event that I've read in this thread. The authors simply cannot be professional pilots. Think it through a little bit... You're already off...
2nd Jan 2017, 05:32
Replies: 87
Views: 35,922
Posted By No Fly Zone

No Flak From Here! This may seem more common...

No Flak From Here!
This may seem more common bit it is not; we simply HEAR more about it these days. IMO, ground the idiot and get him into treatment. If the Tx takes, monitor him for an entire...
Forum: Freight Dogs
10th Dec 2016, 00:23
Replies: 438
Views: 820,109
Posted By No Fly Zone

Like many, I've read a FEW of these posts over...

Like many, I've read a FEW of these posts over the years. Last evening, bored to tears and facing a home task that I did NOT want to do, I plowed my way through all of them. Now, nearly 24 hours...
Forum: North America
9th Dec 2016, 08:18
Replies: 8
Views: 2,590
Posted By No Fly Zone

Agree with eansb here. Probably much better and...

Agree with eansb here. Probably much better and less costly to hire a local CPL to fly you around a few islands, so you can look out the windows. In addition, they know where yo go and you probagly...
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