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6th Aug 2018, 14:15
Replies: 109
Views: 39,230
Posted By Sid Starz

I wonder how much fuel that used? i guess...

I wonder how much fuel that used?

i guess it's down to the different ATC systems in the US and Europe. In Europe the traffic heading up to MERIT or wherever would just be put under vectors 5nm...
Forum: Questions
22nd Oct 2015, 21:31
Replies: 6
Views: 3,209
Posted By Sid Starz

Usually about an hour before, DH. If you check...

Usually about an hour before, DH.
If you check in much before that, or if there aren't many seats available, you'll have to wait in the T5 staff travel waiting area and watch the screens to see if...
23rd Mar 2011, 12:12
Replies: 5
Views: 1,453
Posted By Sid Starz

Hi Alistair I used to be a SWL using a home...

Hi Alistair

I used to be a SWL using a home made long wire antenna and now I'm lucky enough to be flying long haul and actually using HF myself!

HF radios are still regularly used over the...
24th Oct 2010, 09:53
Replies: 23
Views: 11,392
Posted By Sid Starz

It seems to me that there should be more...

It seems to me that there should be more passenger feedback to airlines about this. It's one of my pet hates!!

Many of the colleagues that I fly with seem to imagine that passengers like temps...
Replies: 21
Views: 3,130
Posted By Sid Starz

Isn't it always the way the the person doing the...

Isn't it always the way the the person doing the yawning is that one that gives the longest and most tedious brief themselves, when it is their sector?!

:}
6th Aug 2010, 21:03
Replies: 4
Views: 2,120
Posted By Sid Starz

Sad news. I had the pleasure of many hours of...

Sad news. I had the pleasure of many hours of low level flying around the North Sea with Peter during 1997. He was patient, highly professional, encouraging and above all a nice bloke and I am...
28th Nov 2009, 10:19
Replies: 29
Views: 9,862
Posted By Sid Starz

Very interesting everyone, but the questions was...

Very interesting everyone, but the questions was referring to only UK i believe...
Forum: ATC Issues
23rd May 2009, 15:26
Replies: 4
Views: 991
Posted By Sid Starz

The Iata remained the same but the ICAO...

The Iata remained the same but the ICAO changed... We are as confused as everyone else...

Is there an good way of getting the new callsign details to the relevant units? Just out of interest, is...
Forum: ATC Issues
23rd May 2009, 12:23
Replies: 4
Views: 991
Posted By Sid Starz

callsigns

Just a quick question as to how callsigns are available to ATC, especially in North America. I was under the impression that the data tag contains the full callsign, but maybe its only the 2 or 3...
Forum: Questions
4th Apr 2009, 08:19
Replies: 4
Views: 638
Posted By Sid Starz

I've also seen the same thing occasionally on the...

I've also seen the same thing occasionally on the 757. There will be a discrepancy of a few miles or a minute or two between the two FMC's, usually for only a few minutes. Not too sure why! ...
Forum: Cabin Crew
15th Feb 2009, 01:03
Replies: 319
Views: 59,197
Posted By Sid Starz

Washington??

Washington??
7th Feb 2009, 08:52
Replies: 5
Views: 903
Posted By Sid Starz

FL190 is slightly too high for the ACMS datalink...

FL190 is slightly too high for the ACMS datalink to capture, so, as they fly over the home base, EGBE, they have to drop down slightly. They can then struggle back up to 190 once this has been done.
Forum: Questions
21st Dec 2008, 14:08
Replies: 2
Views: 5,136
Posted By Sid Starz

Haven't got the official definition here but I...

Haven't got the official definition here but I believe it is usually a conditional MDA(H) based on Go Around performance - with a specified mimimum climb gradient hidden somewhere in the text. ...
2nd Aug 2008, 21:23
Replies: 39
Views: 11,100
Posted By Sid Starz

Nice one Homer :ok:

Nice one Homer :ok:
2nd Aug 2008, 08:00
Replies: 39
Views: 11,100
Posted By Sid Starz

How about a list of TLA's???

"There I was on my last LPC/OPC and the TRE gave us a NDB/DME APP instead of the usual ILS followed by a G/A and standard MAP due to ATC advising of FOD on the RWY."

Or something like that
1st Aug 2008, 21:16
Replies: 39
Views: 11,100
Posted By Sid Starz

V Nice :)

V Nice :)
31st Jul 2008, 18:22
Replies: 39
Views: 11,100
Posted By Sid Starz

What? I'm confused...

What? I'm confused...
Forum: Freight Dogs
27th Jul 2008, 18:01
Replies: 127
Views: 25,325
Posted By Sid Starz

Busy doing what exactly?? A lot of F/E's made a...

Busy doing what exactly?? A lot of F/E's made a huge thing of playing with oil cooler flaps, when if you just leave them faired on the ground and at 20% once airborne you can just leave them there. ...
Forum: Freight Dogs
16th Jul 2008, 22:11
Replies: 127
Views: 25,325
Posted By Sid Starz

This really is just raking up old previously...

This really is just raking up old previously discussed issues - search back for the Electra at Cologne thread for the full debate. Suffice to say, the Canadians allowed 2 crew operation first in...
Forum: Freight Dogs
16th Jul 2008, 19:50
Replies: 127
Views: 25,325
Posted By Sid Starz

2 crew Electras?

Here we go again......

:ugh:
Forum: Questions
27th Jun 2008, 16:36
Replies: 9
Views: 974
Posted By Sid Starz

On the 757 go-arounds are as described in the...

On the 757 go-arounds are as described in the previous post. G/A mode is armed whenever Approach is armed or the flaps are down, then if you want to go around at any time, press the go around...
Forum: Questions
6th Jun 2008, 09:47
Replies: 5
Views: 800
Posted By Sid Starz

I have recently started flying heading up after 4...

I have recently started flying heading up after 4 years of flying track up. If you think about it, the heading is irrelevant really - the track is what is important, and I personally found track up...
Forum: Cabin Crew
4th Jun 2008, 17:11
Replies: 319
Views: 59,197
Posted By Sid Starz

No crew were "stranded" ptc. A plan was quickly...

No crew were "stranded" ptc. A plan was quickly formed to get us home, involving EK and Zoom. Transport was provided from LGW back to LTN and the hotels at EWR & DXB were available too. Often in...
Forum: Freight Dogs
3rd Jun 2008, 22:35
Replies: 32
Views: 20,096
Posted By Sid Starz

I'd like to know too... any one able to help?

I'd like to know too... any one able to help?
14th Apr 2008, 18:22
Replies: 1,207
Views: 259,057
Posted By Sid Starz

May your slippers always be curly frank!

May your slippers always be curly frank!
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