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13th Oct 2019, 15:10
Replies: 149
Views: 52,140
Posted By CaptainMongo

I was part of a Squadron which had a nuke strike...

I was part of a Squadron which had a nuke strike mission. At the end of the certification process we were asked if we were willing to perform the mission. One pilot responded no. He was grounded....
7th Oct 2019, 15:44
Replies: 33
Views: 29,453
Posted By CaptainMongo

Repetitive and mind numbing until an airplane,...

Repetitive and mind numbing until an airplane, it’s passengers, flight attendants and cockpit crew are ground up into little pieces.
6th Oct 2019, 15:10
Replies: 33
Views: 29,453
Posted By CaptainMongo

For those subject to US regulations, the use of...

For those subject to US regulations, the use of any personal electronic device (PED) is prohibited by a crew member occupying a control seat from brake release to brake set. An electronic flight bag...
Forum: Tech Log
30th Sep 2019, 23:54
Replies: 14
Views: 1,661
Posted By CaptainMongo

That would be the answer if that was our SOP but...

That would be the answer if that was our SOP but that is not our SOP.
Forum: Tech Log
29th Sep 2019, 14:14
Replies: 14
Views: 1,661
Posted By CaptainMongo

To tag onto this with some thread drift. How...

To tag onto this with some thread drift.

How often does Airbus require an engine fire test to be accomplished?

I have heard once every 24 hours however I have not seen that written.
Forum: Tech Log
26th Sep 2019, 17:43
Replies: 14
Views: 1,715
Posted By CaptainMongo

Well in that case, we can deliberately state the...

Well in that case, we can deliberately state the jury has returned a verdict that you ARE old.:)
Forum: Tech Log
22nd Sep 2019, 15:54
Replies: 2
Views: 1,995
Posted By CaptainMongo

The co-pilot making control inputs without...

The co-pilot making control inputs without announcing so was an error. The Captain not firmly and clearly determining who was flying the airplane during this critical phase was a gross error for a...
22nd Sep 2019, 14:55
Replies: 43
Views: 36,139
Posted By CaptainMongo

When the FAR 117 Duty time limits bill was...

When the FAR 117 Duty time limits bill was written cargo operations were included. When the bill was signed into law, cargo operations were excluded.

Apparently our DC politicians believe...
19th Sep 2019, 14:50
Replies: 119
Views: 103,123
Posted By CaptainMongo

If this took place on a line check: a pilot is...

If this took place on a line check: a pilot is unable to perform a go around, and subsequently removes him or herself from the cockpit for the duration of the flight, should he or she pass the line...
13th Sep 2019, 19:08
Replies: 119
Views: 103,123
Posted By CaptainMongo

Who hasn’t gotten rattled in a cockpit? Yeah...

Who hasn’t gotten rattled in a cockpit? Yeah fine, but removing oneself from the cockpit?

That dog don’t hunt.
Forum: Tech Log
10th Sep 2019, 15:54
Replies: 36
Views: 6,629
Posted By CaptainMongo

Good point. A quick calculation can verify proper...

Good point. A quick calculation can verify proper (or improper) FMGC entries in descent or fix crossing speed. It can indicate whether an idle path or geometric path is being used by the FMGC for...
Forum: Tech Log
5th Sep 2019, 23:49
Replies: 18
Views: 3,169
Posted By CaptainMongo

Situation: All switches in proper position, cross...

Situation: All switches in proper position, cross bleed start commenced, #1 pressure is 35, #2 pressure is 0.

Is someone trying to make the argument that #1 bleed pressure is all that matters...
Forum: Tech Log
1st Sep 2019, 17:36
Replies: 23
Views: 5,466
Posted By CaptainMongo

Since I don’t use a headset, what is the issue...

Since I don’t use a headset, what is the issue you are referring to?

Also do not the immediate actions (O2 usage) cover all possibilities wrt communications when using a personal TSO’d headset or...
1st Sep 2019, 14:58
Replies: 24
Views: 18,959
Posted By CaptainMongo

This was put out by our union a while back. ...

This was put out by our union a while back.




Legal Ramifications of the Misuse of Alcohol


Suppose you are out on a trip. You have a 16-hour layover in Phoenix. You get to the hotel and...
Forum: Tech Log
21st Aug 2019, 14:28
Replies: 8
Views: 2,251
Posted By CaptainMongo

If present, we always follow the ECAM. If time is...

If present, we always follow the ECAM. If time is available we reference the QRH after complying with the ECAM. Referencing the QRH means reading additional information which may help in...
20th Aug 2019, 15:14
Replies: 14
Views: 6,136
Posted By CaptainMongo

Major US carrier here. Strictly seniority...

Major US carrier here.

Strictly seniority based. Many of our wide body FO’s have flown narrow body Captain, but a few haven’t. A few WB FO’s “hop the garbage sack” and go directly from wide body...
Forum: Jet Blast
18th Aug 2019, 16:09
Replies: 120
Views: 27,903
Posted By CaptainMongo

If the threat were that great, I would not place...

If the threat were that great, I would not place the life of a loved one in the words of a PA announcement by an airline Captain.
Forum: Tech Log
31st Jul 2019, 21:45
Replies: 25
Views: 5,244
Posted By CaptainMongo

Several gate areas where we operate require a two...

Several gate areas where we operate require a two engine taxi from the gate. After leaving the congested area, the taxi route can be 15 - 25 minutes, thus the engine shutdown. Monday I had a taxi...
Forum: Tech Log
30th Jul 2019, 18:22
Replies: 25
Views: 5,244
Posted By CaptainMongo

Engine warmup

Engine warm up if shut down for less than two hours is 2 minutes at idle, if shutdown for more than two hours warmup is 5 minutes at idle.

Scenario: Engines have been shut down for 3 hours. Push...
Forum: Tech Log
29th Jul 2019, 00:10
Replies: 42
Views: 8,596
Posted By CaptainMongo

Our SOP allows us to manage CI (16-120) to...

Our SOP allows us to manage CI (16-120) to achieve an on time arrival. CI 0 is used if fuel is the over riding concern. Airbus reminds us to “SET MANAGED SPEED” at every phase of flight change so...
Forum: Tech Log
27th Jul 2019, 22:54
Replies: 42
Views: 8,596
Posted By CaptainMongo

Do they track use of selected speed as well? ...

Do they track use of selected speed as well? Seems like your company’s bean counters have to much time on their hands or there are to many bean counters.
4th Jul 2019, 15:00
Replies: 102
Views: 67,070
Posted By CaptainMongo

True. We (a US based carrier) initiated new upset...

True. We (a US based carrier) initiated new upset training procedures about 18 months ago. Every crew has now been through it once, and it is part of our refresher training. I would think other...
15th Jun 2019, 00:57
Replies: 72
Views: 63,788
Posted By CaptainMongo

What ever happened to the happy drunk? You...

What ever happened to the happy drunk?

You know, the dude who gets fed two/three cocktails, smiles, talks loudly, is quieted by the flight attendant, and then falls asleep?

I miss the happy...
12th May 2019, 01:56
Replies: 19
Views: 5,091
Posted By CaptainMongo

This is a pilots forum. Delta pilots are...

This is a pilots forum. Delta pilots are represented by ALPA.

ALPA, despite warts, is: THE. pilots. union.
15th Apr 2019, 13:24
Replies: 5,127
Views: 10,301,902
Posted By CaptainMongo

“The boat equipment was in accordance with the...

“The boat equipment was in accordance with the Board of Trade requirements.” The Board of Trade was the regulator of British registered ocean going vessels. Board of trade regulations did not require...
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