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11th Aug 2022, 15:27
Replies: 81
Views: 7,497
Posted By FlightDetent

14,5 / 0.0531 (@3.04) = 273 meters past the THR...

14,5 / 0.0531 (@3.04) = 273 meters past the THR and that is not the case probably due to upslope. Relevant AIP attached.

To my understanding, the close-in obstacles would be the reason for...
Forum: Jet Blast
11th Aug 2022, 14:22
Replies: 3,652
Views: 1,362,583
Posted By FlightDetent

Anyone seen the ball? :*

Anyone seen the ball? :*
11th Aug 2022, 13:42
Replies: 81
Views: 7,497
Posted By FlightDetent

The PAPI here are located around 250 meters mark...

The PAPI here are located around 250 meters mark which is the normal place if a little shorter. Pending AIP reference due Greek AIS registration. But you can see them in Jonty's picture on the left...
11th Aug 2022, 13:06
Replies: 81
Views: 7,497
Posted By FlightDetent

The downdraft scenario is exactly why one should...

The downdraft scenario is exactly why one should not fly a shallow profile. And do keep aiming for a standard 30' RA at the threshold. Be observant to err on the low side but not deliberately (much)....
11th Aug 2022, 10:12
Replies: 81
Views: 7,497
Posted By FlightDetent

On the type discussed + when pilot is over the...

On the type discussed
+ when pilot is over the numbers
+ the gear is crossing the threshold
= the RA which pilots reference is 31. Auto-call is THIRTY.

​​​​​​Flying to PAPI commonly located at...
11th Aug 2022, 10:05
Replies: 81
Views: 7,497
Posted By FlightDetent

My memory only has shadows of the A320 numbers...

My memory only has shadows of the A320 numbers and seeing A321 made me check the books. Full MLW is a no go, don't have the means calculate the limiting weight now.

Obviously a perf. limiting LW...
11th Aug 2022, 09:37
Replies: 81
Views: 7,497
Posted By FlightDetent

Hope the scolding is equally aimed at the BA...

Hope the scolding is equally aimed at the BA liveried crew from the video posted upthread.

The rest is agreed, apart from the showboating part. My guess is insufficient competence where high...
10th Aug 2022, 16:38
Replies: 230
Views: 68,296
Posted By FlightDetent

I stand corrected on the minister decree of FR...

I stand corrected on the minister decree of FR use if in force as applicable.


Airbus should have automated crosscheck between the the FCU selection and MCDU. Same as the recently implemented...
10th Aug 2022, 02:45
Replies: 230
Views: 68,296
Posted By FlightDetent

In 4 years the domestic PRC will have the largest...

In 4 years the domestic PRC will have the largest traffic flow of all global regions. If they had been forced to use English phraseologies, surely some problems would appear now and then just because...
9th Aug 2022, 10:42
Replies: 230
Views: 68,296
Posted By FlightDetent

Wouldn't it be nice if some of this was actually...

Wouldn't it be nice if some of this was actually true.
Forum: Tech Log
9th Aug 2022, 04:08
Replies: 6
Views: 878
Posted By FlightDetent

The old pdfs are not text searchable. Hope...

The old pdfs are not text searchable.

Hope you don't mind me asking without prejudice, what is the difference for you if it's found or not?

The QRH quote from the first post is clear: 'When...
Forum: Jet Blast
9th Aug 2022, 03:25
Replies: 3,652
Views: 1,362,583
Posted By FlightDetent

Nothing in the world is 100% airtight. Perhaps...

Nothing in the world is 100% airtight. Perhaps you've seen the video of UKR police screwing passers-by for 10 USD at a checkpoint. That was just a simpleton grunt.

When hearing corruption is...
Forum: Jet Blast
8th Aug 2022, 07:27
Replies: 3,652
Views: 1,362,583
Posted By FlightDetent

These are important issues, I appreciate the...

These are important issues, I appreciate the clarity of the wording. Happy to hear more details, both in confirmation or contradictory.

Maize not my tea cup.
Forum: Tech Log
7th Aug 2022, 14:19
Replies: 5
Views: 990
Posted By FlightDetent

Vapp+GS mini = 150 Vreal = 165 Speed-brake...

Vapp+GS mini = 150
Vreal = 165
Speed-brake back in, as the thrust comes up, approach salvaged.
A/THR reacts and flies 163 ish for 'like ages' (20-30 sec).

Vls around 135, coming down from the...
5th Aug 2022, 14:43
Replies: 7,994
Views: 5,517,609
Posted By FlightDetent

Had been asking myself the same. There is a lot...

Had been asking myself the same. There is a lot of commitment for the UKR cause in the ex-soviet pact countries.

Possible answers
- the 'western' English speaking media don't inform us about the...
Forum: Jet Blast
4th Aug 2022, 04:25
Replies: 3,652
Views: 1,362,583
Posted By FlightDetent

Probably not the full story, the handicapped...

Probably not the full story, the handicapped trying to force his disability to get a free ride on a privately owned (one driver army) bus.

Worse yet if in the occupied regions. At one point the...
4th Aug 2022, 04:15
Replies: 27
Views: 9,669
Posted By FlightDetent

Money talks, yes. If they manage to get a...

Money talks, yes.

If they manage to get a replacement airplane rolling within 3 hrs of the original scheduled departure, they could save about 2 x 160 x 250 EUR = 80k on delay compensations. That...
3rd Aug 2022, 16:16
Replies: 27
Views: 9,669
Posted By FlightDetent

Apart from their well intended pesky questions,...

Apart from their well intended pesky questions, GPWS warnings and low fuel alarms can spoil the audio comfort as well.

Depsite looking illogical from a purely geographical point of view, if the...
Forum: Jet Blast
3rd Aug 2022, 13:21
Replies: 3,652
Views: 1,362,583
Posted By FlightDetent

That escalated appropriately.

That escalated appropriately.
3rd Aug 2022, 11:03
Replies: 27
Views: 9,669
Posted By FlightDetent

Since the legal possibility and authority to do...

Since the legal possibility and authority to do so is not well understood by many pilot managers, can you blame the line crew or dispatcher on duty to err on the cautious side?
Forum: Tech Log
30th Jul 2022, 18:30
Replies: 6
Views: 878
Posted By FlightDetent

Perhaps you'd be able to find the definition of a...

Perhaps you'd be able to find the definition of a Local Caution in FCOM EIS chapter. I think it is the individual buttons lighting up with 'FAULT' on them or similar.

Not all systems announce...
29th Jul 2022, 16:14
Replies: 183
Views: 233,092
Posted By FlightDetent

Waistline?

Waistline?
29th Jul 2022, 03:22
Replies: 183
Views: 233,092
Posted By FlightDetent

Is not the aileron a give-away? When the heading...

Is not the aileron a give-away? When the heading starts to diverge, there is almost full counteracting stick. And just as you would in a cross-controlled slip landing to keep aligned, even more...
Forum: Tech Log
28th Jul 2022, 16:03
Replies: 57
Views: 9,156
Posted By FlightDetent

At night, impossible to see the markings and read...

At night, impossible to see the markings and read the aiming point from them, sure pilots need to pick up the 'collision' point by obesrving the visual field expand.

About 500 is the first feeling...
28th Jul 2022, 12:26
Replies: 183
Views: 233,092
Posted By FlightDetent

I'll need to look it up, but there is a...

I'll need to look it up, but there is a mechanical linkage of the pedals to the rudder as per FCOM. Should work both ways, but perhaps introducing some freeplay?

Would Yaw Damper function or just...
Forum: Tech Log
28th Jul 2022, 12:10
Replies: 57
Views: 9,156
Posted By FlightDetent

pineteam There you go, at #36...

pineteam There you go, at #36 (https://www.pprune.org/tech-log/647997-4-red-but-glide-slope-2.html#post11268230).
Forum: Tech Log
28th Jul 2022, 05:15
Replies: 57
Views: 9,156
Posted By FlightDetent

And then they fly the GS for autoland leaving...

And then they fly the GS for autoland leaving only 29. Oh yes.

​​​​​​Somebody link the VIS/RVR facility degradation table, so we can see the penalties for PAPI inop.

Except, is an aid not a...
Forum: Tech Log
27th Jul 2022, 16:57
Replies: 57
Views: 9,156
Posted By FlightDetent

Surely you don't want to confuse the autoland.

Surely you don't want to confuse the autoland.
Forum: Tech Log
27th Jul 2022, 10:04
Replies: 57
Views: 9,156
Posted By FlightDetent

Yes, I've noticed. We had been discussing 4...

Yes, I've noticed.

We had been discussing 4 reds being a geometric necessity
- where GS intercet pt. and PAPI have significant lateral shift (150m, more than a 100).
- below roughly 50 feet as...
27th Jul 2022, 04:11
Replies: 1
Views: 4,883
Posted By FlightDetent

The resident thread: ...

The resident thread:

https://www.pprune.org/accidents-close-calls/620410-aa-a321-takes-off-after-smashing-ground-sign.html
Forum: Tech Log
26th Jul 2022, 18:31
Replies: 57
Views: 9,156
Posted By FlightDetent

The conclusive and geometrically correct way out...

The conclusive and geometrically correct way out of this is
a) figure out the distance of a 3 deg aiming point (300 m or my type)
b) learn to read the different markers and standards to identify...
Forum: Tech Log
26th Jul 2022, 17:31
Replies: 57
Views: 9,156
Posted By FlightDetent

Depends on the elephant. Mine's what the...

Depends on the elephant.

Mine's what the acronym stands for.


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Forum: Tech Log
26th Jul 2022, 16:59
Replies: 57
Views: 9,156
Posted By FlightDetent

That was my point. That 05L is called "FAA...

That was my point. That 05L is called "FAA runway" because it follows the FAA standard of putting the APMs at the second location (300 mtrs) instead of 400 (or even 450 as some others do).

Comes...
Forum: Tech Log
26th Jul 2022, 16:02
Replies: 57
Views: 9,156
Posted By FlightDetent

#21 shows it's been recently re-painted - wait...

#21 shows it's been recently re-painted - wait for it - from the FAA to the ICAO standard? Hahaha. Just look at the picture. PAPI at 400 m and GS antenna at 330.

With 4 reds, the OP was below...
Forum: Tech Log
26th Jul 2022, 10:05
Replies: 57
Views: 9,156
Posted By FlightDetent

@PS upthread we used the MEHt acronym in lieu of...

@PS upthread we used the MEHt acronym in lieu of "height over the threshold of PAPI 3 ideal beam".

Perhaps in your case it means a restriction, literally? I.e. for 738 do not cross THR below 61'...
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