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20th Jul 2019, 19:38
Replies: 21
Views: 9,435
Posted By AerocatS2A

ZFW does mean zero fuel weight. Although it is...

ZFW does mean zero fuel weight. Although it is not normally a weight you’d be flying at it does still need to have a CofG within certain limits.
20th Jul 2019, 10:17
Replies: 5
Views: 448
Posted By AerocatS2A

Airbus recommend using auto thrust when manually...

Airbus recommend using auto thrust when manually flying. The children of the magenta line lecture was by a 1990s Boeing pilot to 1990s Boeing crews. Different philosophies from different...
20th Jul 2019, 02:44
Replies: 21
Views: 9,435
Posted By AerocatS2A

No. If something induces a roll beyond the...

No. If something induces a roll beyond the authority of the ailerons then no protection will prevent it, how could it? Airbus will go to abnormal attitude law if necessary, this is similar to...
18th Jul 2019, 01:24
Replies: 50
Views: 30,710
Posted By AerocatS2A

It’s a question for Smythe. He alludes to the...

It’s a question for Smythe. He alludes to the “B737-8 variant allowed to fly and the current variant”. I was just wondering what the B737-8 variant is that’s allowed to fly,
17th Jul 2019, 10:50
Replies: 62
Views: 27,926
Posted By AerocatS2A

You seem to think it is unfair to put a candidate...

You seem to think it is unfair to put a candidate into an unfamiliar environment while loading them up with superfluous chat. You also seem think that those with inside knowledge will be at an...
17th Jul 2019, 08:07
Replies: 62
Views: 27,926
Posted By AerocatS2A

I agree that any subjective assessment by anyone...

I agree that any subjective assessment by anyone about anything will be inherently biased. I don't agree that the Air NZ sim ride is worthy of special mention because of that.







No, it...
17th Jul 2019, 04:29
Replies: 62
Views: 27,926
Posted By AerocatS2A

Along with a bunch of unfounded assumptions like...

Along with a bunch of unfounded assumptions like flying a jet is hard and interpreting an EFIS is hard. I will grant you that flying a jet and interpreting an EFIS is probably hard for some people...
17th Jul 2019, 01:33
Replies: 50
Views: 30,710
Posted By AerocatS2A

What B737-8 variant is allowed to fly?

What B737-8 variant is allowed to fly?
16th Jul 2019, 09:52
Replies: 62
Views: 27,926
Posted By AerocatS2A

Certainly ANZ has a sterile cockpit policy but I...

Certainly ANZ has a sterile cockpit policy but I would be disappointed if a pilot were not capable of chatting while flying, if it took all of their spare brain capacity to just physically fly the...
16th Jul 2019, 02:15
Replies: 62
Views: 27,926
Posted By AerocatS2A

Correct, we did all get trained to CPL....

Correct, we did all get trained to CPL. Unfortunately some people have a limit to what they can do (I have been in the sim with some truly atrocious pilots) and while they may be trainable to some...
15th Jul 2019, 07:59
Replies: 62
Views: 27,926
Posted By AerocatS2A

You're not expected to ace it DeltaT, you're...

You're not expected to ace it DeltaT, you're expected to show that you are trainable. A bit of improvement over the session.
Forum: Tech Log
14th Jul 2019, 22:37
Replies: 16
Views: 4,487
Posted By AerocatS2A

Yes. If an engine failure is detected and there...

Yes. If an engine failure is detected and there is an EO SID associated with the SID you get a prompt to insert it into the FPL.
14th Jul 2019, 10:25
Replies: 62
Views: 27,926
Posted By AerocatS2A

This sim stuff is being blown out of proportion...

This sim stuff is being blown out of proportion really. You hop in a sim after being briefed on some basic thrust/pitch settings and go flying. No one is expecting you to ace it, everyone is aware...
Forum: Tech Log
11th Jul 2019, 01:32
Replies: 11
Views: 1,706
Posted By AerocatS2A

Maybe you should check the G limitations for a...

Maybe you should check the G limitations for a non aerobatic aircraft. Airliners are typically -1 G to +2.5 G when clean. While there are plenty of reasons why they will struggle with inverted...
Forum: Jet Blast
6th Jul 2019, 00:54
Replies: 119
Views: 53,019
Posted By AerocatS2A

Don’t airlines need a liquor licence to serve...

Don’t airlines need a liquor licence to serve alcohol? And don’t those licences prohibited customers supplying their own alcohol unless specifically allowed (e.g. BYO restaurant)? I don’t think it is...
Forum: Tech Log
3rd Jul 2019, 20:56
Replies: 21
Views: 2,785
Posted By AerocatS2A

Why so certain the round one is TCAS?

Why so certain the round one is TCAS?
Forum: Tech Log
2nd Jul 2019, 04:29
Replies: 5
Views: 1,283
Posted By AerocatS2A

You need to account for it somehow. If your perf...

You need to account for it somehow. If your perf software doesn’t have the ability to add performance penalties then dedicated performance charts would be required. Our company take off performance...
Forum: Tech Log
2nd Jul 2019, 03:46
Replies: 16
Views: 2,640
Posted By AerocatS2A

Will it? Where I work we use rev max for every...

Will it? Where I work we use rev max for every landing and I’ve never been conscious of the nose rearing up but I might be applying nose down without thinking about it.
Forum: Tech Log
30th Jun 2019, 00:28
Replies: 48
Views: 14,951
Posted By AerocatS2A

​​​​​​ We didn’t get anything regarding...

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We didn’t get anything regarding rotation differences and having flown it a number of times I don’t see any need to spell out the differences. If you are in the habit of flying the result...
29th Jun 2019, 08:56
Replies: 125
Views: 61,744
Posted By AerocatS2A

Is that the way Qantas works sick pay? I’ve never...

Is that the way Qantas works sick pay? I’ve never worked for them, but all the aviation companies I have worked for just deducted a days sick leave from the entitlement (21 days plus 6 URTIs at the...
25th Jun 2019, 07:38
Replies: 62
Views: 27,926
Posted By AerocatS2A

Depends, sometimes as quickly as the next day. My...

Depends, sometimes as quickly as the next day. My interview group had to wait till Friday after a Monday interview.
25th Jun 2019, 04:12
Replies: 18
Views: 5,475
Posted By AerocatS2A

Why would someone hire you if they have to give...

Why would someone hire you if they have to give you additional training when there is someone else to hire who already has the qualification? Regardless of what the minimums say on the job advert,...
25th Jun 2019, 03:53
Replies: 20
Views: 9,005
Posted By AerocatS2A

I suspect the opposite. Fewer passengers in the...

I suspect the opposite. Fewer passengers in the XLR due to the fuel load.
Forum: Questions
23rd Jun 2019, 19:32
Replies: 6
Views: 2,745
Posted By AerocatS2A

The first is more restrictive, yes. Do the UK ATC...

The first is more restrictive, yes. Do the UK ATC give clearances other than “climb now” or “climb via SID”?

To answer your question though, my opinion is that a description of ICAO differences...
Forum: Tech Log
23rd Jun 2019, 07:53
Replies: 1
Views: 1,034
Posted By AerocatS2A

Well, the chances of finding someone else at...

Well, the chances of finding someone else at 10,000' QNE in oceanic airspace is fairly slim so I wouldn't be super concerned about it. What do the ICAO contingency procedures have to say about it?
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