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Forum: Tech Log
6th May 2020, 18:19
Replies: 29
Views: 6,625
Posted By BluSdUp

Identical system!

Dear David
How are You doing in these Corona times?
A bit of sarcasm on my previous post.
The system is identical minus the MCAS computer and associated electric wiring AND the new Cutout...
Forum: Tech Log
6th May 2020, 15:07
Replies: 29
Views: 6,625
Posted By BluSdUp

Centaurus.

Hi C
I was in the sim the other day for my Recurrent training. Then LPC/OPC the next day.
I was a bit distracted by the Corona stuff and was rather eager to get the thing over and evacuate London...
Forum: Rotorheads
30th Apr 2020, 15:03
Replies: 28
Views: 5,851
Posted By BluSdUp

Tury,4 years ago,,

I was just reading the local paper and it reminded me it has now been 4 years.
I was looking for the old original tread , but I could not find it, so I impose on this one.
I am on the Boeing...
24th Apr 2020, 19:19
Replies: 7
Views: 6,063
Posted By BluSdUp

MSN001

Indeed as You point out there is a new law in Norway , as I understand it an addition to " Gjelds Forhandlinger". Debt Negotiations in direct translation or what is close to US Chapter 11.
Now Gjeld...
24th Apr 2020, 11:31
Replies: 123
Views: 48,878
Posted By BluSdUp

Samca

You say: " Ryanair local pilots have a basic salary ,"
Not true!
There is still plenty of Contractors around.

Regards
Cpt B
Forum: Tech Log
23rd Mar 2020, 08:59
Replies: 4
Views: 1,062
Posted By BluSdUp

Stab always has downward lift!

Nose heavy aircraft in trim , stab leading edge down, with trim ND ( !!) , gives lots of down force on tail!
Rear center of gravity, less angel angel of attack on stab, but always positive.and less...
12th Mar 2020, 19:58
Replies: 6,995
Views: 6,725,193
Posted By BluSdUp

Worchester

Why do I pick NEXT February?
Well, considering they just closed Norway as I was out fishing today, I would say the hysteria has just begun!
( 600 cases and 1 dead ! )
Anyway
I could be wrong, but...
11th Mar 2020, 15:27
Replies: 6,995
Views: 6,725,193
Posted By BluSdUp

Mythbusting time!

" All recruiters know each other!" NO!
" He might need a reference,," For what , he just started in BA, Only leaving for the Oldfolks Home!
A company I know of does not even give reference!! So...
11th Mar 2020, 09:46
Replies: 6,995
Views: 6,725,193
Posted By BluSdUp

Do not resign!

First I would like to express my deepest sympathy for the pilots here that resigned from current job after getting a contract and a start date with BA.
I have had the great joy to listen to probably...
10th Mar 2020, 14:30
Replies: 216
Views: 166,966
Posted By BluSdUp

Update!

Here is a quick question for all of You:
Is anyone hiring as of the last week? Ie, Has any of You been on courses that has been canceled etc?
I know there is a slight delay , especially in larger...
Forum: Tech Log
4th Mar 2020, 23:00
Replies: 14
Views: 4,340
Posted By BluSdUp

jmmoric

In this case: 855kg more payload, or a change from maximum 26K at 99,8% N1 to 100,3% N1 so 0.5% more N1, ie thrust.
Forum: Tech Log
2nd Mar 2020, 20:44
Replies: 14
Views: 4,340
Posted By BluSdUp

Short contaminated?

Random example, ENHD Haugesund rwy 31, temp 2c ,wind calm, QNH 999 and the BA medium to good,T/O Weight 71800kg:

Flap 5 Max allowed weight : 69749kg
Flaps15 ..............................:70887kg...
Forum: Tech Log
27th Feb 2020, 20:26
Replies: 26
Views: 4,843
Posted By BluSdUp

Speed control on 737-800

Sycamore:
The speedbrake is pretty much pitch neutral, perhaps a slight pitch up tendency (according to the book).
Can be used full up to 320kts then only half until Vmo 340kts as it puts high...
Forum: Tech Log
18th Feb 2020, 21:21
Replies: 26
Views: 4,843
Posted By BluSdUp

Vessbot

I am a bit hesitant to make a quick summary of the 737-800 speed stability.
But why not.
Firstly , it is not a very well balanced aircraft and not particularly stable. I have been told the -700 and...
Forum: Rotorheads
17th Feb 2020, 21:53
Replies: 2,038
Views: 1,254,456
Posted By BluSdUp

Sorry Crab, I disagree. Some 70% plus of...

Sorry Crab, I disagree.
Some 70% plus of accidents are caused by crew, CFIT even higher.
It is urgent to get this report out as it will also reveal a large amount of recommendations for this...
17th Feb 2020, 20:47
Replies: 824
Views: 634,320
Posted By BluSdUp

SAS future.

I still enjoy flying SAS every so often, when the time and price is right, but after the latest add they had up north here degrading all Scandinavian , some of us are a bit fed up with Managements...
Forum: Tech Log
17th Feb 2020, 09:33
Replies: 26
Views: 4,843
Posted By BluSdUp

Vessbot

I hear what You say about the elegance of the pitch power copeling , on the 737-800 I found it rather excessive and ridicules. Then it becomes second nature.
I do worry about the transition for the...
Forum: Tech Log
17th Feb 2020, 09:15
Replies: 3
Views: 891
Posted By BluSdUp

Low noise??

Well, the goal of the exercise is to burn fuel at a reasonable high rate in a hold with minimum fuss.
So how about hold below 10 000feet, say 4000 feet, 230kts with 2 minute legs or greater , gear...
11th Feb 2020, 19:20
Replies: 216
Views: 166,966
Posted By BluSdUp

Indeed Banana Joe, but last upgrade finished...

Indeed Banana Joe, but last upgrade finished linetraining late fall, or rather an OCC that I ran into. He just made the last course last summer I believe.
So the question is rather when is the next...
11th Feb 2020, 19:08
Replies: 224
Views: 228,651
Posted By BluSdUp

The Airbus market.

Can anyone give us an update on the A320 market for pilots please.
I am more up to date on the 737 side of things. ( Stagnant or negative at the moment until Max and Corona is sorted.!?)

I would...
Forum: Rotorheads
4th Feb 2020, 22:15
Replies: 2,038
Views: 1,254,456
Posted By BluSdUp

Report late by 2 years soon.

It is interesting reading the January RTE article.
As I understand it AAIU has no less then 73 findings and are now finally ready to publish the report.
A report we are all looking forward to so we...
4th Feb 2020, 19:16
Replies: 216
Views: 166,966
Posted By BluSdUp

Time and hrs to command!

Just out of curiosity: What is the hrs needed and time to command in Jet2 and RYR now.
Forum: Tech Log
15th Jan 2020, 13:09
Replies: 38
Views: 13,622
Posted By BluSdUp

Camera or Not?

Just my two euroCent worth:
In a flightdeck without a cabin camera ( if that is what it is called), I feel it is unsafe without a CA in the flightdeck during breaks.
How am I suppose to check...
15th Jan 2020, 12:59
Replies: 23
Views: 6,390
Posted By BluSdUp

Mil radar tracking of civilian A/C.

It is quite common in central Europe, especially during NATO exercises.
Last from 30 sec to a minute or two. It does not bother me particularly because I am a punk and generally feel lucky.

It is...
9th Jan 2020, 20:39
Replies: 23
Views: 6,390
Posted By BluSdUp

Finally!

I have been watching this madness from the sideline, and as sad as it is, it is good to see that the CFM 56 has not decided to start self detonating after two billion flight hrs.
There is not much...
8th Jan 2020, 20:04
Replies: 175
Views: 121,004
Posted By BluSdUp

Plenty of Licences issued in Europe.

But the standard has falling DRAMATICALLY.

When did a fellow Captain last tell you:
" Dude, these young fellas are super duper good, one better then the other.!!"
Never ever heard that!
On the...
Forum: Tech Log
7th Jan 2020, 20:09
Replies: 10
Views: 1,394
Posted By BluSdUp

Australi

Good question!
Active employed crew is that Your question?
Or Total Current Licenses with a valid medical?

Anyway
Try ICAO Statistics:
Commercial Air Carriers- Personnel
I would compare that...
5th Jan 2020, 14:17
Replies: 58
Views: 25,838
Posted By BluSdUp

Hi Goose I love your procedure, mine is much...

Hi Goose
I love your procedure, mine is much the same, but shorter:
At hotel, after Feet on Deck alarm off at 04:00: S S S Leave!
Shit
Shave
Shower
Leave ( Nothing Behind)

At Airport:
The 4...
5th Jan 2020, 13:21
Replies: 216
Views: 166,966
Posted By BluSdUp

Any B737 jobs out there?

I just ran into a few old friends that was a bit frustrated with present employer.
Can any of You be so kind and update us on who is taking Senior FOs and Direct Entry Captains in Europe.
Just out...
Forum: Tech Log
30th Dec 2019, 13:09
Replies: 36
Views: 11,191
Posted By BluSdUp

Startle- Fear- Panic!

I find some of the " New" politically correct words are masking the real problem.
In the old days we were surprised, then we got scared, and then we panicked into action!
This feeling and urge to...
Forum: Tech Log
29th Dec 2019, 20:37
Replies: 13
Views: 2,153
Posted By BluSdUp

Flight Detent

There is a Box!!?
With tools!!
Ahhhh.
After all these years,,,,,

Anyway, OP : How did it go?

Regards from the Outside!
CptB
6th Dec 2019, 22:46
Replies: 61
Views: 30,001
Posted By BluSdUp

Cuff-links and Laplander!

I like the idea of a sword as a gift, but as I am a practical man and have used and abused the laplander knife ( same kniv) I got myself at 17, for years of hiking and Home Guard duty.
It is very...
4th Dec 2019, 12:21
Replies: 25
Views: 15,481
Posted By BluSdUp

RYR update today!

According to DN.no RYR has updated the expectation of only receiving 10 Max aircraft summer of 2020.
They also adjusted growth figures expected from 157mill to 156 mill pax.
And more importantly...
3rd Dec 2019, 21:39
Replies: 25
Views: 15,481
Posted By BluSdUp

Sulman

The way I see it: Be proactive!
1
Finish your route to command in FR and pester your Base TRE so that You are ready. The Max comes in March. 2020 or 2022,and if the latter You will not get command...
21st Nov 2019, 17:05
Replies: 502
Views: 146,469
Posted By BluSdUp

Learn!

This one was a bit before my time as a pilot , but I remember it.
I just read a few pages on it , and there is indeed a few basic things to learn from.
Also loosing one of my best friends down...
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