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Forum: Tech Log
23rd Aug 2022, 16:46
Replies: 17
Views: 2,003
Posted By exeng

On the 737 the call is (or certainly was) 'go...

On the 737 the call is (or certainly was) 'go around flap 15' (from normal land flap position 30, or 40), simultaneously one press of the toga switches to give reduced go-around power; or press twice...
29th May 2022, 21:19
Replies: 78
Views: 51,816
Posted By exeng

I quite agree. Regardless of the gender of the...

I quite agree. Regardless of the gender of the F/O the Captain should have taken control amd flown a go-around if it was apparent the approach was not stable. That is a Captains resposibility.
...
3rd Apr 2022, 20:44
Replies: 59
Views: 29,330
Posted By exeng

Me too

I did the same on a classic 747 many years ago. Having just got back into the seat after a couple of hours kip on a long range to JNB (I had literally just got back in the seat). A member of Cabin...
11th Jan 2022, 13:26
Replies: 2
Views: 440
Posted By exeng

Anik, My experience may be helpful to you. ...

Anik,

My experience may be helpful to you. At age 22, working as an aircraft Engineer, I too suffered debilitating lower back pain. On investigation blood tests revealed the presence of the...
Forum: Questions
28th Aug 2021, 23:27
Replies: 3
Views: 1,141
Posted By exeng

Approach speeds are calculated as normal...

Approach speeds are calculated as normal according to the aircraft mass. The airfield you are operating in to makes no difference. Funchal is an airfield I have operated in to many times. The runway...
4th May 2021, 13:33
Replies: 38
Views: 22,494
Posted By exeng

Chris 2303, It is a case of using all...

Chris 2303,

It is a case of using all resources available to you in a sensible manner. If a qualified crew member is sitting on the jump seat you would use his/her eyes and ears rather than taking...
27th Nov 2020, 11:37
Replies: 42
Views: 11,199
Posted By exeng

Sandringham 1, Just sent you a PM. ...

Sandringham 1,

Just sent you a PM.


Kind regards
Exeng
21st Oct 2020, 21:08
Replies: 19
Views: 14,910
Posted By exeng

Mike Bennett, I was surprised to read such a...

Mike Bennett,

I was surprised to read such a long list of tragic accidents. I had no idea that the Victor had such a history.


Regards
Exeng
21st Dec 2019, 20:01
Replies: 214
Views: 210,917
Posted By exeng

Svhar

Whilst under line training as a brand new F/O on the 737 I went to disconnect the A/T during an approach. Engines spooled up and flight director looked a bit odd so I shut the thrust levers and...
Forum: Tech Log
7th Feb 2019, 11:46
Replies: 33
Views: 9,597
Posted By exeng

I'm with Chesty and ManaAda here. On the...

I'm with Chesty and ManaAda here.

On the 737 (200 to 800 variants). Crab until shortly before touchdown and then squeeze the drift off applying aileron to keep the wings level and erring (if...
26th Jan 2019, 21:11
Replies: 31
Views: 7,384
Posted By exeng

Icelandic perhaps:O

Icelandic perhaps:O
25th Jan 2019, 21:16
Replies: 142
Views: 54,238
Posted By exeng

Massive thread drift: how can we get into Colgan...

Massive thread drift: how can we get into Colgan air from a great thread about the 727.


Kind regards
Exeng
10th Jan 2019, 21:21
Replies: 23
Views: 5,598
Posted By exeng

Gliders are not a good compromise. Either an...

Gliders are not a good compromise. Either an aerotow or a winch launch with the help of a massive V8, then retrieval via all terrain vehicles on the airfield. Done a lot of gliding and a 'green'...
10th Jan 2019, 17:51
Replies: 46
Views: 18,919
Posted By exeng

Quite some years ago in a large British Airline a...

Quite some years ago in a large British Airline a 737 attempted to depart with zero flaps. That pesky cabin altitude warning horn sounded and the chap in the LH seat realised that lack of flaps was...
7th Jan 2019, 22:39
Replies: 3
Views: 4,010
Posted By exeng

From the official report: Commander Mistrust...

From the official report:
Commander Mistrust in management would seem to be the case here.

F/O

Also regarding the F/O

What a complete mess - no wonder this outfit has ceased operations....
2nd Nov 2018, 23:48
Replies: 53
Views: 38,302
Posted By exeng

Whatever happened to the Pilot from BA who was...

Whatever happened to the Pilot from BA who was reported as being 'drunk' before departing ARN about 10 or 15 years ago? Apparently he was sacked. Was there a prosecution - and if so what was the...
1st Nov 2018, 23:05
Replies: 2,099
Views: 1,331,428
Posted By exeng

"I also am concerned that STS as an automated...

"I also am concerned that STS as an automated system that uses airspeed as an input could work against the pilot. I note in the training video above the trim wheel merrily spinning back and forth...
18th Sep 2018, 21:32
Replies: 8
Views: 3,403
Posted By exeng

Speaking as an ex Line Training Captain at Arik...

Speaking as an ex Line Training Captain at Arik Air I am in general agreement with the original poster. Whilst the Captain may be proficient in everything technical perhaps he or she may need some...
22nd Jul 2018, 20:51
Replies: 76
Views: 15,950
Posted By exeng

I was thoroughly disappointed with today's show. ...

I was thoroughly disappointed with today's show. I left at about 15:00 hrs as I found the majority of the display utterly boring.

I won't be attending again. RIAT is generally a very good day so...
12th Jun 2018, 23:02
Replies: 89
Views: 31,801
Posted By exeng

As Patrick said The punishment in this case...

As Patrick said

The punishment in this case does not seem to fit the crime, particularly when compared to other more serious crimes.
Forum: Questions
13th Apr 2018, 21:30
Replies: 5
Views: 1,696
Posted By exeng

Dont even think about It!!

[QUOTEAnd I know what some people out there may be thinking - just adjust the logbook accordingly...[/QUOTE]

Regards
Exeng
3rd Mar 2018, 23:54
Replies: 67
Views: 14,968
Posted By exeng

Gripper

I wasn't aware it was a system that the Trident used, although having spent many years watching various departures I had begun to think that something like that could be a good idea.

The BAC 111...
27th Feb 2018, 23:01
Replies: 66
Views: 16,571
Posted By exeng

Havick

No I cannot. I only did 2 years on the A320 - but that was my general 'experience' of the operation overall.

I will give you one example that may illustrate the dilemma in a British airline:

A...
27th Feb 2018, 22:07
Replies: 66
Views: 16,571
Posted By exeng

Having flown both

Airbus = both heads in
Boeing = one head in

Regards
Exeng
6th Feb 2018, 23:33
Replies: 199
Views: 71,764
Posted By exeng

Cannot speak for reputation overseas but can speak as an expat working for QF in OZ

By and large the QF Pilots and F/E's I worked with were very decent and professional individuals.

Of course there were the odd individuals as I have found in all airlines - there were certainly a...
29th Jan 2018, 19:11
Replies: 11
Views: 2,259
Posted By exeng

Yes it is possible to have a higher cabin...

Yes it is possible to have a higher cabin pressure than at sea level (i.e. a cabin altitude that is below sea level)

It certainly used to be carried out by maintenance on purpose for leak checking...
26th Jan 2018, 15:47
Replies: 8
Views: 4,511
Posted By exeng

Incorrect calculation of take off performance...

Incorrect calculation of take off performance resulting in incorrect V1/Vr speeds - perhaps? Been done before and no doubt will happen again. Wrong weights have been known to be entered into the...
Forum: Questions
10th Jan 2018, 23:10
Replies: 8
Views: 2,219
Posted By exeng

Quite right Denti, Though I never chose the...

Quite right Denti,

Though I never chose the TOGA option and preferred to flick two little switches on instead.

Always a bit of a shock to the 200 hour F/O to be faced with a blank ADI and no...
Forum: Questions
9th Jan 2018, 19:55
Replies: 8
Views: 2,219
Posted By exeng

On the 737's I have flown, 200 to 800, if the...

On the 737's I have flown, 200 to 800, if the flight directors have been inadvertently left off before departure then they remain off until selected on.
23rd Dec 2017, 21:46
Replies: 100
Views: 119,231
Posted By exeng

I'm also with Skittles on this one.

The aircraft was planted by the F/O and we had an ACARS reading of 2.1G. Subsequently the Engineers determined that it was only 1.7G because the aircraft looked at the difference between the...
Forum: Questions
9th Dec 2017, 23:13
Replies: 11
Views: 2,986
Posted By exeng

I've had second thoughts. If you could PM me...

I've had second thoughts. If you could PM me with his bank accounts username and password I can order the gift on Amazon for you.

Opportunities to help somebody only come once in a while!
Forum: Questions
9th Dec 2017, 23:08
Replies: 11
Views: 2,986
Posted By exeng

I have an excellent idea but unfortunately I...

I have an excellent idea but unfortunately I cannot post it here as your loved one will read his hacked account and therefore it won't be a surprise.

Sorry!
Replies: 20
Views: 8,412
Posted By exeng

It is my understanding that BA SOP's now state...

It is my understanding that BA SOP's now state that auto-thrust must be used (if available) in all stages of flight, including manual handling.

This was not the case when I last flew the 320 in BA...
2nd Dec 2017, 23:15
Replies: 1,109
Views: 522,042
Posted By exeng

I very much doubt your assumption. Where is...

I very much doubt your assumption. Where is Flying Lawyer when you need him.

There was no intent whatsoever to kill. There was no motivation to kill. The people killed were not chosen, or known...
13th Nov 2017, 00:16
Replies: 61
Views: 8,763
Posted By exeng

DH Rapids in the 50ties after an air show at I...

DH Rapids in the 50ties after an air show at I think RAF Gaydon. About 6 or 7 years old. I was quite shocked to see the Capt. was a lady! Corse in those days we were all brought up to believe that...
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