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29th Dec 2013, 02:57
Replies: 733
Views: 185,232
Posted By flarepilot

9 er God Bless you. Few of us know the...

9 er

God Bless you. Few of us know the pleasure of the 9.

flew it for 10 years...then went to the 737...what a piece of crap compared to the 9.

I actually feel sorry for airline pilots who...
29th Dec 2013, 01:44
Replies: 26
Views: 9,835
Posted By flarepilot

artie I gave you three examples of jets that...

artie

I gave you three examples of jets that had to land now...only they didn't and everyone died.

if I was flying over the pole and there was a massive fire in the cabin that couldn't be...
Replies: 292
Views: 227,215
Posted By flarepilot

in your case wouldn't it be 250 hours? if...

in your case wouldn't it be 250 hours?

if you are smart, you will use the time to get an instrument rating


of course it is expensive but its up to you...I hate the single cessnas...try piper.
29th Dec 2013, 00:45
Replies: 26
Views: 9,835
Posted By flarepilot

shy torque...one small point to correct if...

shy torque...one small point to correct

if you are over an over cast, it is an undercast
28th Dec 2013, 23:25
Replies: 3
Views: 1,628
Posted By flarepilot

so, there is the difference in viewpoint. ...

so, there is the difference in viewpoint.

waldo would rather be right, and have a broken plane and hell to pay forever

or

you could land longer and go over the car or even go around.

yeah
28th Dec 2013, 23:06
Replies: 3
Views: 1,628
Posted By flarepilot

another reason NOT to land on the numbers

Plane Crashes Into Car While Attempting To Land: Video (http://www.motorauthority.com/news/1080258_plane-crashes-into-car-while-attempting-to-land-video)
28th Dec 2013, 19:04
Replies: 45
Views: 5,021
Posted By flarepilot

loss of passion first off, tell us if you...

loss of passion

first off, tell us if you are tall or short

and what kind of plane you have been flying

I've seen so many people learn to fly in the most uncomfortable type of plane and they...
28th Dec 2013, 12:27
Replies: 26
Views: 9,835
Posted By flarepilot

artie furfkin care to elaborate? don't you...

artie furfkin

care to elaborate? don't you know where you are when you are IFR?

maybe I've missed something about responsibilities of the PIC?
28th Dec 2013, 01:49
Replies: 317
Views: 109,871
Posted By flarepilot

galaxy flyer first off, I was saying what...

galaxy flyer

first off, I was saying what iF?


second off, I can think of a time when some pilots called their version of ''control'' and ended up dead listening to them.

(I remember...
27th Dec 2013, 22:57
Replies: 26
Views: 9,835
Posted By flarepilot

shy torque even before the efis/moving map...

shy torque

even before the efis/moving map displays and all the magic

I sat there over the overcast, with my chart on my lap, or in my favorite plane, in a very convenient place that the...
27th Dec 2013, 18:31
Replies: 26
Views: 9,835
Posted By flarepilot

I mentioned being able to land, NOW and keeping...

I mentioned being able to land, NOW and keeping things in mind

some think it is funny


ask all the survivors of swiss air and the fire (MD11 I think, near peggy's cove)

or the survivors of...
27th Dec 2013, 18:25
Replies: 20
Views: 6,167
Posted By flarepilot

yes, silvery and in person even more so than...

yes, silvery

and in person even more so than pictures


encourage everyone to go to his fantastic museum

I'd love to fly every plane there
Replies: 6
Views: 1,777
Posted By flarepilot

my advice is to stay in the USA.

my advice is to stay in the USA.
Forum: North America
27th Dec 2013, 18:13
Replies: 5
Views: 2,522
Posted By flarepilot

because planes can be used to transport illegal...

because planes can be used to transport illegal drugs or other things, you may not get what you are asking for

indeed, I would be cautious to the max.

of course I am sure you are as you...
27th Dec 2013, 13:32
Replies: 20
Views: 6,167
Posted By flarepilot

you do realize you can see the XB70 in person at...

you do realize you can see the XB70 in person at the Wright Patterson USAF museum, in Dayton, Ohio, USA?

You can also stop by the WRight Brothers home and shop while in town.

I've seen the XB70...
Forum: Questions
27th Dec 2013, 13:29
Replies: 17
Views: 1,606
Posted By flarepilot

while I don't fly for BA, my airline does a head...

while I don't fly for BA, my airline does a head count, and compares it to a ticket count/boarding pass count and we get those numbers from the flight attendants. this should allay the fears if an...
Forum: North America
27th Dec 2013, 13:21
Replies: 24
Views: 7,314
Posted By flarepilot

wonder if engine air intake was iced over? and...

wonder if engine air intake was iced over? and alternate air handle didn't work

its fuel injected right?
27th Dec 2013, 13:18
Replies: 317
Views: 109,871
Posted By flarepilot

wouldn't it be funny if?

wouldn't it be funny if you flew 5000 miles, got safely to your destination within all legal norms, only to find out the spare part (engine etc) was only available at the airport of departure? and...
27th Dec 2013, 03:40
Replies: 21
Views: 7,860
Posted By flarepilot

just remember that Va is a safety valve that...

just remember that Va is a safety valve that allows the structure of the plane to be preserved by unloading the structure.

the structure can and is unloaded by stalling before the structure fails....
26th Dec 2013, 19:19
Replies: 21
Views: 7,860
Posted By flarepilot

remember too that tubulence is a form of...

remember too that tubulence is a form of acceleration or increased g loading and that is part of the safety valve, you might hit turbulence so bad,it increases the ''weight'' enough to break the...
26th Dec 2013, 12:28
Replies: 21
Views: 7,860
Posted By flarepilot

creaze what do I mean by safety valve? I...

creaze

what do I mean by safety valve? I mean a safety valve as in a boiler like on a ship/steamship.

if a boiler will blow up at 1000psi, a valve that allows dumping of pressure that opens at...
26th Dec 2013, 01:24
Replies: 21
Views: 7,860
Posted By flarepilot

what is it about a heavier plane that makes it...

what is it about a heavier plane that makes it withstand higher loads?

because it is closer to the stall at the heavier weight than the lighter weight

so

the safety valve(the stall) works...
26th Dec 2013, 01:00
Replies: 21
Views: 7,860
Posted By flarepilot

no creaze...it is not about staying clear of the...

no creaze...it is not about staying clear of the stall speeds

the stall is the protection that keeps the structure intact

the stall is the safety valve


VA is all about the stall...
25th Dec 2013, 23:59
Replies: 21
Views: 7,860
Posted By flarepilot

overthinking things can actually make a pilot...

overthinking things can actually make a pilot neglect other things, like airspeed, or not hitting a mountain.

first off, just believe that the heavier a plane, the higher the maneuvering speed.
...
Forum: Tech Log
24th Dec 2013, 22:54
Replies: 50
Views: 13,420
Posted By flarepilot

I've flown planes without autothrottles and...

I've flown planes without autothrottles

and with modern boeing autothrottles.

it was just so, so hard to move two big levers (or four for that matter) forward and back to control the engines.
...
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