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Forum: Tech Log
19th Sep 2022, 17:33
Replies: 4
Views: 602
Posted By punkalouver

Good points. If I am ever in such a situation...

Good points. If I am ever in such a situation with a slow climbing aircraft, perhaps it might be something to consider.
Forum: Tech Log
19th Sep 2022, 00:53
Replies: 4
Views: 602
Posted By punkalouver

Bleed Leak

".....a Cessna 560 XL, operated by XXXXXXX Air Inc, departed XXXX Airport when
shortly after after take off, the flight crew received a R Bleed
Overheat caution light. The climb was continued to...
26th Aug 2022, 04:20
Replies: 75
Views: 56,194
Posted By punkalouver

Just reading a magazine article about the ODA...

Just reading a magazine article about the ODA issue.

I found this interesting: ".......the percentage of work delegated to the ODA's - measured in certification plans and deliverables within each...
22nd Aug 2022, 10:57
Replies: 43
Views: 7,344
Posted By punkalouver

Best thing for the 150 would have been to extend...

Best thing for the 150 would have been to extend the downwind leg. If already on base leg, one could decide to fly through final approach and get out of the way(especially if there is another...
22nd Aug 2022, 10:15
Replies: 13
Views: 4,480
Posted By punkalouver

Another incompetent that destroys a perfectly...

Another incompetent that destroys a perfectly good aircraft. We hear these stories of people landing on taxiways because it was too windy. Should only be done when one has no other choice. There is...
18th Aug 2022, 15:18
Replies: 1
Views: 1,093
Posted By punkalouver

Helicopter Bad Weather CFIT

How many times do we read about that, especially with the tour helicopters in places like Hawaii. Well, now you have an opportunity to experience what the situation can look like, leading up to a...
12th Aug 2022, 21:04
Replies: 1
Views: 1,053
Posted By punkalouver

Frozen Drain Leads to Flight Control Issues

N181DN, a Boeing B767-332 aircraft operated by Delta Air Lines, was conducting flight DAL211 from Prague-Václav Havel Intl (LKPR), Czech Republic to New York-John F. Kennedy Intl (KJFK), NY. When in...
2nd Aug 2022, 04:37
Replies: 33
Views: 7,584
Posted By punkalouver

How do you define success or failure. That...

How do you define success or failure.

That is the problem. People like Etudiant will change the goal posts on you. Which is why I ask him now to give is his definition od success or failure. Of...
29th Jul 2022, 11:54
Replies: 188
Views: 239,476
Posted By punkalouver

Interesting that this is not the first AA Airbus...

Interesting that this is not the first AA Airbus departing JFK damaged by the pilot’s excessive rudder pedal input.
24th Jul 2022, 12:50
Replies: 36
Views: 19,856
Posted By punkalouver

​​​​​​ Not a Decathlon. The type is not...

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Not a Decathlon. The type is not relevant but it had a much greater curve in the stick.

You are correct that this should be discovered as per checklist when checking control freedom which...
24th Jul 2022, 12:37
Replies: 7
Views: 2,129
Posted By punkalouver

Having towed gliders, I was fortunate to never...

Having towed gliders, I was fortunate to never have any issues such as the tail being lifted. But if it were to happen, it would seem that instinct would be to initially pull aft on the control...
22nd Jul 2022, 06:58
Replies: 36
Views: 19,856
Posted By punkalouver

The term idiot is not appropriate but would...

The term idiot is not appropriate but would incompetent be appropriate?

The storage of the container near the control stick and subsequent jamming reminds me of a different type of situation I...
22nd Jul 2022, 06:33
Replies: 8
Views: 3,601
Posted By punkalouver

Could we get a link to the Facebook dashcam video...

Could we get a link to the Facebook dashcam video please.
Forum: Tech Log
1st Jul 2022, 15:07
Replies: 1
Views: 411
Posted By punkalouver

Auto-Hand Tab

Was looking over a cutaway diagram for an Airspeed Ambassador and notice the name of the trim tab on the center vertical tail rudder used this terminology. Auto-Hand Tab.

Any old Ambassador pilots...
Forum: Tech Log
1st Jul 2022, 15:03
Replies: 7
Views: 1,396
Posted By punkalouver

Could it be related to weight. Various aircraft...

Could it be related to weight. Various aircraft can have a placard that can be removed, flipped over, and secured again to adjust the certified max allowable takeoff weight for landing fee purposes....
1st Jul 2022, 13:20
Replies: 20
Views: 4,065
Posted By punkalouver

A good lesson in the above stories for newbies....

A good lesson in the above stories for newbies. Like the rest of society, there is a percentage of pilots that are jerks, make mistakes then deny wrongdoing, do stupid things, are inconsiderate, etc....
29th Jun 2022, 22:21
Replies: 20
Views: 4,065
Posted By punkalouver

Reminds me of going around in a Tiger Moth on...

Reminds me of going around in a Tiger Moth on final many years ago to avoid the path of a helicopter that crossed in front of me. One never knows what would have happened if I didn’t but it makes me...
Forum: Tech Log
28th Jun 2022, 02:03
Replies: 0
Views: 388
Posted By punkalouver

De-Ice Boot Question

I read this on a comment page and wondered if it is true that de-ice boots work better at higher airspeed. Is this jus for the residual ice being blown off the leading edge?

"Flying the Caravan...
21st Jun 2022, 04:39
Replies: 76
Views: 15,948
Posted By punkalouver

How does one visit the airshow this year. It...

How does one visit the airshow this year. It sounds like there are no public days. Will they accept someone who has flown at an airline or two?
3rd Jun 2022, 00:24
Replies: 151
Views: 30,085
Posted By punkalouver

I would think they are not as bad as our public...

I would think they are not as bad as our public broadcaster the kept on trying to bring up scandal and seemed to think that going back to imperial measurements is weaponizing politics.
1st Jun 2022, 19:12
Replies: 0
Views: 2,260
Posted By punkalouver

Indian Airport Closures During Diversion

A few years ago, AC had to declare an emergency four times to get to an airport as seen in this article:

India ATC tries to divert Air Canada Dreamliner despite four Mayday calls following two...
1st Jun 2022, 19:08
Replies: 12
Views: 8,537
Posted By punkalouver

Chinese Missile Launch Video from Airliner

Cathay Pacific flight drastically changes course to avoid ballistic missile fired from Chinese submarine - Aviation24.be...
27th May 2022, 22:57
Replies: 444
Views: 163,513
Posted By punkalouver

Maybe they will secretly restore it and say that...

Maybe they will secretly restore it and say that it was just out of service for a while - nothing unusual.
27th May 2022, 13:24
Replies: 84
Views: 87,450
Posted By punkalouver

Video of accident………. ...

Video of accident……….

https://www.instagram.com/reel/Cd_0oKVAxaU/?igshid=YmMyMTA2M2Y=
26th May 2022, 12:43
Replies: 78
Views: 51,789
Posted By punkalouver

It is worthy of discussion though. If Easyjet is...

It is worthy of discussion though. If Easyjet is disqualifying 90% of the candidates who would apply if they could from their cadet scheme due to gender reasons only, it is impossible to avoid the...
26th May 2022, 00:02
Replies: 78
Views: 51,789
Posted By punkalouver

I bet you would rather fly with this guy. ...

I bet you would rather fly with this guy.

https://admiralcloudberg.medium.com/legacy-of-a-lie-the-crash-of-atlas-air-flight-3591-519a3a7bd6ec

Unfortunately, people( I won't use the term amoeba)...
25th May 2022, 02:14
Replies: 83
Views: 29,755
Posted By punkalouver

Millions of flights happen each year. It is...

Millions of flights happen each year. It is inevitable that a runway change will happen or a new STAR, etc. It is not necessarily an error to end up making a briefing after top of descent. I don't...
25th May 2022, 02:08
Replies: 78
Views: 51,789
Posted By punkalouver

What instructor is going to wash out a female. A...

What instructor is going to wash out a female. A certain percentage of each gender that washes out will make false claims against an examiner. It could very well be the same percentage. But our...
24th May 2022, 14:08
Replies: 83
Views: 29,755
Posted By punkalouver

As a matter of fact.......Yes(at least for for...

As a matter of fact.......Yes(at least for for PFD). Perhaps ND as well, especially when one is briefing in the terminal area. Does this not seem logical?

Remember something. When the PF hands...
23rd May 2022, 11:42
Replies: 83
Views: 29,755
Posted By punkalouver

I think it will be effective. When I see...

I think it will be effective. When I see incidents happen, I am interested in solutions that a pilot can use to prevent it from happening again. Comments about how pilots are not as good as they used...
23rd May 2022, 04:25
Replies: 83
Views: 29,755
Posted By punkalouver

Bottom line. On occasion, there is an issue where...

Bottom line. On occasion, there is an issue where the aircraft is not maintaining the desired airspeed despite the pilots expecting it to do so. On rare occasion, this will happen during the...
21st May 2022, 03:30
Replies: 32
Views: 12,250
Posted By punkalouver

Almost certainly poor judgement by a pilot who...

Almost certainly poor judgement by a pilot who most likely was taught about the dangers of flying in IMC for a pilot not having training to do so and that it is illegal.

Unfortunately, there are...
20th May 2022, 03:01
Replies: 570
Views: 974,475
Posted By punkalouver

That is certainly an explanation that the Chinese...

That is certainly an explanation that the Chinese will be looking for a way to somehow grasp at.

Expect a final report a long time from now with extensive analysis of many possible scenarios that...
17th May 2022, 13:45
Replies: 83
Views: 29,755
Posted By punkalouver

I think V/S works fine. Need to change 100 feet,...

I think V/S works fine. Need to change 100 feet, one could put the V/S at 100 fpm and you would have a full minute to reach that altitude. Perhaps some aircraft have had software issues.
16th May 2022, 13:27
Replies: 83
Views: 29,755
Posted By punkalouver

I think there are different ways of looking at...

I think there are different ways of looking at this. It is nice to say that it is moronic to have a lack of awareness or have mis-handling of a system function and there may be a valid argument for...
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