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Forum: Tech Log
16th May 2018, 02:44
Replies: 15
Views: 3,127
Posted By PantLoad

Boeing

Many years ago (early nineties, maybe), Boeing published an article on this very topic. As I recall, they ran the numbers on different techniques to “come down and slow down.” The results were...
Forum: Tech Log
14th May 2018, 23:45
Replies: 15
Views: 3,127
Posted By PantLoad

SOP

I'm not an aerodynamics expert. Don’t have to be. I just follow my company’s SOP.

We’re allowed up to ten knots above the proper flap extension speeds. Beyond that, the QAR is used as evidence...
Forum: Tech Log
10th Jul 2017, 01:13
Replies: 21
Views: 6,772
Posted By PantLoad

AOA Indicator Systems

Many systems are calibrated for clean and landing configurations. In addition, some are also calibrated for both low and high altitudes.
(e.g. FL220 or thereabouts re-indexes the calibration)
...
Forum: Tech Log
17th Oct 2016, 11:44
Replies: 23
Views: 8,822
Posted By PantLoad

DaveReidUK

Perfect!

This is exactly the type of thing I'm looking for!

Thank you, everyone!
Forum: Tech Log
15th Oct 2016, 23:52
Replies: 23
Views: 8,822
Posted By PantLoad

Politically Incorrect

Yes, I know, it's stupid.

Now, it's the Aeronautical Information Manual.


Regardless, I'm having to do a presentation about ditching. Trying to
do the best job I can, I'm trying to...
Forum: Tech Log
15th Oct 2016, 03:00
Replies: 23
Views: 8,822
Posted By PantLoad

The U.S. AIM sheds some information on this. ...

The U.S. AIM sheds some information on this.
(Airperson's Information Manual)
Forum: Tech Log
13th Oct 2016, 21:41
Replies: 23
Views: 8,822
Posted By PantLoad

B737900ER

Thanks.....Yes, I've done that.

Further question: 2182 KHz, as of 1 AUG 13, is no longer monitored by
the U.S. Coast Guard. However, is that frequency still monitored by the
rest of the...
Forum: Tech Log
13th Oct 2016, 12:59
Replies: 23
Views: 8,822
Posted By PantLoad

Ditching

Looking for a good source of information for ditching.

Any help?
Forum: Tech Log
18th Sep 2016, 01:20
Replies: 20
Views: 6,867
Posted By PantLoad

RNP

Our procedure...
For RNP 1 (SIDs/STARs), we have to use flight directors or autopilot or both.
That is, we can hand fly if we choose, but must use flight directors.

For RNP .3, we must use both...
16th Mar 2014, 02:42
Replies: 153
Views: 131,240
Posted By PantLoad

So, what does the Airbus FCOM say about a blown...

So, what does the Airbus FCOM say about a blown tire (tyre) on takeoff?
And, what is the USAirways SOP say?
Forum: Tech Log
24th Jun 2013, 12:01
Replies: 47
Views: 28,689
Posted By PantLoad

Pull the nose up

Pull the nose up, it works...

Yes, and go into ALPHA LOCK because you're too slow
for a clean wing....

Yes, follow the SOP and you'll be OK.....
Forum: Tech Log
24th Jun 2013, 00:44
Replies: 47
Views: 28,689
Posted By PantLoad

Not as long as

Not my problem as long as I've followed the SOP.....

The issue becomes relevant with the 321 (not the 320) when
the actual take off weight is close to 89T (for an 89T 321).
The problem is that...
Forum: Tech Log
23rd Jun 2013, 18:00
Replies: 47
Views: 28,689
Posted By PantLoad

It's a problem...

Yes, at heavy weights, it's a problem. On the 93T version of the
321s, the Vfe is 235, instead of 230.

According to the FCTM, assuming you are careful in not gaining
too much speed while...
Forum: Tech Log
15th May 2013, 04:23
Replies: 24
Views: 4,986
Posted By PantLoad

When you slow to 250 KIAS

Uh.....


Fly safe,

PantLoad
Forum: Tech Log
13th May 2013, 01:23
Replies: 99
Views: 13,830
Posted By PantLoad

Please tell me....

Valmont,

Please tell me this guy was not U.S. trained. Please tell me....


Fly safe,


PantLoad
Forum: Tech Log
19th Apr 2013, 00:55
Replies: 46
Views: 8,661
Posted By PantLoad

I remember....

I remember years ago....like 30 or 35 years ago....NASA was doing
a study about the effect of bugs on the leading edges of wings....
how the bugs affect lift. No kidding. Our tax dollars at work....
Forum: Tech Log
14th Apr 2013, 08:38
Replies: 14
Views: 2,123
Posted By PantLoad

It depends....

It depends if the yoke is equipped with an air bag or not.

If no (older 737s), the left hand at the 10 o'clock, the right hand at the
2 o'clock.

If yes (newer and updated older versions),...
Forum: North America
6th Apr 2013, 10:24
Replies: 11
Views: 2,649
Posted By PantLoad

Really????

First,

It amazes me that the earth is about to stop turning because of
this sequestration. Make no mistake, the budget cuts are not
budget cuts...but, instead, reductions in budget increases....
6th Apr 2013, 09:13
Replies: 30
Views: 13,528
Posted By PantLoad

First....

First, flight through the tops of thunderstorms should be avoided.
There are several reasons why....turbulence, icing, etc.

Second point, turbulence can be heavy even as high as 5000 feet
above...
6th Apr 2013, 08:55
Replies: 30
Views: 13,528
Posted By PantLoad

Well, Airbus has three great pubs....

Well, Airbus has three great publications:

Flight Operations Briefing Notes
Adverse Weather Operations
Optimum Use of the Weather Radar

Getting to Grips with Surveillance
(Chapter 6)
...
Forum: Tech Log
2nd Mar 2013, 05:28
Replies: 30
Views: 9,824
Posted By PantLoad

Yes, Va is a single declared speed and is valid...

Yes, Va is a single declared speed and is valid at the aircraft's maximum gross weight.

Similarly, Vx and Vy vary with weight and altitude.....even though, as published, they're a single declared...
Forum: Tech Log
2nd Mar 2013, 04:34
Replies: 30
Views: 9,824
Posted By PantLoad

To be honest...

To be honest, I had to look up Vo. I wasn't familiar with that. It is not in Part 1 of the FAA definitions. But, thanks to Google, I learned it's the maximum maneuvering speed.

Yes, italia458,...
Forum: Tech Log
2nd Mar 2013, 03:03
Replies: 30
Views: 9,824
Posted By PantLoad

Not exactly....

It is a function of stall speed at your current weight (one G) and the design load capability of your aircraft. Therefore, Maneuver Speed varies....it is not one hard and fast number.

So, for...
Forum: Tech Log
20th Feb 2013, 10:44
Replies: 36
Views: 8,656
Posted By PantLoad

RAM777

RAM777 makes a very good point! So often overlooked!
Forum: Tech Log
18th Feb 2013, 12:41
Replies: 6
Views: 2,795
Posted By PantLoad

Available on internet....

Airbus

15th Performance and Operations Conference
Puerta Vallarta 23-27 APR 2007
Operation in Icing Conditions in Flight
Ice Crystals: An Environmental Threat
by Helene Rebel
Head...
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