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Forum: Tech Log
9th Oct 2022, 00:21
Replies: 16
Views: 1,861
Posted By giggitygiggity

Why can't a simple automatic check by something...

Why can't a simple automatic check by something fancy on the 737 not be able to determine if passing 80kts that the thrust wasn't in a valid takeoff range assuming drawing data from the FMC is too...
Forum: Tech Log
20th Aug 2022, 19:25
Replies: 2
Views: 669
Posted By giggitygiggity

Perhaps it's to do with the APU Bleed Engine...

Perhaps it's to do with the APU Bleed Engine start limitation (<FL200).
Forum: Tech Log
17th Aug 2022, 04:34
Replies: 4
Views: 926
Posted By giggitygiggity

ENR-6-68/69/70 is probably what you're looking...

ENR-6-68/69/70 is probably what you're looking for, although no towns and cities.
Forum: Tech Log
4th Aug 2022, 04:25
Replies: 7
Views: 1,428
Posted By giggitygiggity

Whilst offering the friendly assumption you're a...

Whilst offering the friendly assumption you're a commercial pilot; perhaps you might start by check your company manuals?


And if you're in such a generous mood, may I fly all future approaches...
Forum: Tech Log
25th Jul 2022, 02:12
Replies: 11
Views: 2,141
Posted By giggitygiggity

Airbus guy here... Do those aircraft not...

Airbus guy here...

Do those aircraft not have a way to calculate a reccomended max altitude for the GW based on current conditions, eg SAT and ALT? Obviously caution would be exercised as you...
19th Jul 2022, 13:56
Replies: 17
Views: 4,612
Posted By giggitygiggity

I shouldn't imagine it was being actively...

I shouldn't imagine it was being actively monitored... Rather shared, then reported and ultimately escalated to the appropriate authorities promptly.
7th Apr 2022, 19:07
Replies: 4
Views: 2,566
Posted By giggitygiggity

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/...

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/696x776/crasho_b057a7874b06d48eec92e2fb79fd4e1bd439e024.png
17th Feb 2022, 16:23
Replies: 148
Views: 42,988
Posted By giggitygiggity

But that's not the case. They've done over double...

But that's not the case. They've done over double the amount of time in the sim and have lived and breathed the A320 (or 737) mass+balance, CAT 2/3, NPAs etc during that time. My airline has a well...
Forum: Tech Log
30th Jan 2022, 02:25
Replies: 20
Views: 2,240
Posted By giggitygiggity

Not sure why you'd get bogged down in the maximum...

Not sure why you'd get bogged down in the maximum legal altitude over the maximum sensible altitude? The max sensible altitude would surely be 10k of 13k for <30 mins. You can't comply with the ECAM...
21st Jan 2022, 22:03
Replies: 148
Views: 42,988
Posted By giggitygiggity

Indeed, on QZ8501... Ex-fastjet captain with over...

Indeed, on QZ8501... Ex-fastjet captain with over 20,000hrs (including significant time on the F5, 737, F27...). FO was newish to the type, first airline with 2,300hrs total and 1,300 on the Airbus,...
12th Dec 2021, 19:03
Replies: 27
Views: 15,898
Posted By giggitygiggity

They've done that already. NAV ADR Disagree and...

They've done that already. NAV ADR Disagree and the Reversible BUSS (Back up Speed Scale).

...
4th Sep 2021, 22:04
Replies: 13
Views: 4,397
Posted By giggitygiggity

Airfrance A318 false glideslope in Toulon

Spotted this on youtue and couldn't find a thread here discussing it. Seems like a bit of a mess and some deserved praise for normal law.

Report is only in French so far, so here is a rough...
24th May 2021, 20:06
Replies: 313
Views: 181,346
Posted By giggitygiggity

Given how close this seemed to happen close to...

Given how close this seemed to happen close to the Lithuanian border, wouldn't they have had some primary radar recordings that would help clear things up? I appreceiate that once it's up close...
24th May 2021, 19:38
Replies: 313
Views: 181,346
Posted By giggitygiggity

I'd imagine if they WEREN'T intercepted, Ryanair,...

I'd imagine if they WEREN'T intercepted, Ryanair, EASA etc would deny the rumours rather than just say nothing. It would be something they'd want to come out and make very clear.

Ryanair doesn't...
24th May 2021, 19:21
Replies: 313
Views: 181,346
Posted By giggitygiggity

If any capatain set off in that direction without...

If any capatain set off in that direction without enough fuel to entirely avoid Belarus today, then I'm afraid that was a rather foolish move. LHR-ISB on a 777-200er surely has enough room to stick...
Replies: 12
Views: 3,968
Posted By giggitygiggity

Get a second opinion on the lantern test you did...

Get a second opinion on the lantern test you did in italy. If it is still a fail, sue the doctor that passed you. You're financially severely out of pocket for the costs of training based on his...
18th Apr 2021, 16:08
Replies: 23
Views: 13,508
Posted By giggitygiggity

Pretty sure the terms and conditions of most...

Pretty sure the terms and conditions of most airlines would require a deaf person to request a written copy of the safety demo from the crew.
13th Feb 2021, 03:07
Replies: 62
Views: 31,048
Posted By giggitygiggity

Check Airman I'll have a pop if you please? ...

Check Airman

I'll have a pop if you please?

Of course they should be able to do it, but the fact remains that it does seem odd to choose a 200ft cloud base as the day to try it given the year...
Forum: Tech Log
6th Jan 2021, 18:29
Replies: 306
Views: 47,664
Posted By giggitygiggity

Don't we already do that? We always have some...

Don't we already do that? We always have some element of direct and alternate law flight at some point in the year. At the legal minimum, I imagine it is required at least once every 3 years during...
30th Nov 2020, 23:29
Replies: 19
Views: 11,440
Posted By giggitygiggity

Which sort of flying are you referring to?...

Which sort of flying are you referring to? Freight ops? Have many/any UK based/owend carriers set up EU AOCs for this purpose? As far as I know, if you're based in the UK, you won't be able to fly...
3rd Nov 2020, 01:57
Replies: 27
Views: 15,980
Posted By giggitygiggity

Had it pretty much every time into Cyprus over...

Had it pretty much every time into Cyprus over the last two years. We get GPS Fault (1+2) which comes and goes. Also we get ADS-B Out Fault, though perhaps that is to do with the GPS source failing,...
Replies: 5
Views: 1,946
Posted By giggitygiggity

2.5% is standard minima (other options might be...

2.5% is standard minima (other options might be available and you might need more than 2.5% eg INN). It must be satisfied until reaching a specifically published acceleration altitude or 1500ft which...
8th Oct 2020, 21:51
Replies: 81
Views: 46,110
Posted By giggitygiggity

Does an after takeoff checklist appear on what...

Does an after takeoff checklist appear on what Airbus actually produces? Genuine question. At my large A320 operator we don't have one.
7th Oct 2020, 02:03
Replies: 248
Views: 94,110
Posted By giggitygiggity

planesandthings Whilst CAE are upto their...

planesandthings

Whilst CAE are upto their own thing (Silver Lining MPL or whatever BS they've decided to call it), you are perhaps mistaken. The L3 guys that got "their final shafting" as...
24th Sep 2020, 15:18
Replies: 248
Views: 94,110
Posted By giggitygiggity

TerryCherry Not quite correct. Everyone was...

TerryCherry

Not quite correct. Everyone was asked to volunteer to take either 75% or 50% part time. Nearly every pilot volunteered and this has resulted in no compulsory redundancies, 94% of...
8th Sep 2020, 21:20
Replies: 248
Views: 94,110
Posted By giggitygiggity

Frankly, airlines aren't going to be hiring for a...

Frankly, airlines aren't going to be hiring for a number of years, 3-4 perhaps? I'd be gobsmacked if easyjet hire so much as a new cleaner before 2023. That means that someone finishing an MPL now...
Forum: Tech Log
19th Aug 2020, 02:47
Replies: 186
Views: 33,232
Posted By giggitygiggity

I fear you might have thought that this was some...

I fear you might have thought that this was some regular joe that didn't care about being 35kts fast. For avoidance of doubt, the guy leading this instructors conference was a well regarded Airbus...
Forum: Tech Log
19th Aug 2020, 01:28
Replies: 186
Views: 33,232
Posted By giggitygiggity

To be fair, that document is talking about circle...

To be fair, that document is talking about circle to land approaches rather than visuals. On a visual, as far as I know, the autopilot COULD be used to the FCOM limitation. TRK/FPA would be the most...
Forum: Tech Log
18th Aug 2020, 01:14
Replies: 186
Views: 33,232
Posted By giggitygiggity

What’s the rush though? I appreciate that on...

What’s the rush though?

I appreciate that on a lateral movement, flying the FDs isn’t critical, I just don’t see what the rush is. If the airspace is that busy that you turning 2 seconds earlier...
Forum: Tech Log
17th Aug 2020, 22:03
Replies: 186
Views: 33,232
Posted By giggitygiggity

It's so GS Mini works properly. If you're...

It's so GS Mini works properly.

If you're circling fron 27 to 09 and the wind is gusty 090/30G45 then if the aircraft thought it was a tailwind (when you finally get round to finals 09) it would...
12th Aug 2020, 17:50
Replies: 23
Views: 19,487
Posted By giggitygiggity

The answer is don't sign the contract. Really...

The answer is don't sign the contract. Really quite simple!
Forum: Tech Log
8th Aug 2020, 02:08
Replies: 92
Views: 22,726
Posted By giggitygiggity

As an aside (kinda), a group of us started as...

As an aside (kinda), a group of us started as cadets many years ago, straight on to the A320 with an excellent (training-wise) large Airbus operator in Europe. Everyone had their ups and downs with...
Forum: Tech Log
8th Aug 2020, 01:54
Replies: 83
Views: 14,146
Posted By giggitygiggity

Forgive me, but how can a brake pressure in PSI...

Forgive me, but how can a brake pressure in PSI possibly equate to a specific deceleration rate? Wind, weight, touchdown speed... They're all going to affect that MASSIVELY. Surely the autobrake...
8th Aug 2020, 01:48
Replies: 369
Views: 211,729
Posted By giggitygiggity

For refrence, I did a quick calc of the landing...

For refrence, I did a quick calc of the landing distance required with the given conditions and at 60T, thought quite possibly it was heavier given the load and the likely baggage count. I'm not a...
31st Jul 2020, 02:24
Replies: 66
Views: 42,327
Posted By giggitygiggity

This clearance most likely occured at 9nm when it...

This clearance most likely occured at 9nm when it would have seemed "reasonable" at that point (usually you get "Landing Clearance" in CDG after checking into tower frequency and announcing which...
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