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Forum: Tech Log
19th Nov 2020, 14:07
Replies: 71
Views: 13,274
Posted By Beakor

A tip I give people for the sim in case this...

A tip I give people for the sim in case this should occur, (Engine failure, no vibration, all spools stopped):

If you’ve done the Severe Damage memory actions and the sim instructor questions it,...
Forum: Tech Log
17th Nov 2020, 17:55
Replies: 71
Views: 13,274
Posted By Beakor

These are the conditions from the 737 QRH for...

These are the conditions from the 737 QRH for Severe Damage.

Condition: One or more of these occur:
•Engine fire warning
•Airframe vibrations with abnormal engine indications
•Engine...
Forum: Jet Blast
12th Jul 2020, 18:05
Replies: 15
Views: 1,783
Posted By Beakor

Iíve been using Look After My Bills for 18 months...

Iíve been using Look After My Bills for 18 months or so now. Good money saving, no downsides Iíve found. They switched me within a month of joining. That deal came to an end after a year so they...
12th Jul 2020, 15:09
Replies: 36
Views: 10,296
Posted By Beakor

No restrictions on flying a Tucano over the sea...

No restrictions on flying a Tucano over the sea when I was at Linton, 95-99. Valkenburg, Prague, Budapest and Krakow were regular rangers. Even took a pair to Malta for the air show.
Forum: Tech Log
20th Jun 2020, 18:28
Replies: 21
Views: 2,442
Posted By Beakor

If itís a winglet aircraft, VNAV always gets the...

If itís a winglet aircraft, VNAV always gets the deceleration wrong. I think that when the FMS software was updated for winglets, the drag reduction was underestimated, hence the aircraft always...
Forum: Tech Log
3rd May 2020, 14:51
Replies: 23
Views: 3,626
Posted By Beakor

Below from the B757/767 FCTM: “Maximum Rate...

Below from the B757/767 FCTM:

“Maximum Rate Climb
A maximum rate climb provides both high climb rates and minimum time to cruise altitude. Maximum rate climb can be approximated by using the...
24th Oct 2019, 19:10
Replies: 128
Views: 96,639
Posted By Beakor

Wot he said, thanks BV, sorry SWB. I’d left...

Wot he said, thanks BV, sorry SWB. I’d left before they got Sqn numbers. That explains the blue badges I remember being on the same board as the red ones then, and I think Keren being on both.
24th Oct 2019, 15:46
Replies: 128
Views: 96,639
Posted By Beakor

Red ones are 1 Sqn, blue ones are 2 Sqn, before...

Red ones are 1 Sqn, blue ones are 2 Sqn, before FTSs got retired Sqn numbers. The blue names are instructors from around 1996-1999. (Think thatís mine, blue, bottom left!)
16th Aug 2019, 11:12
Replies: 990
Views: 893,425
Posted By Beakor

Some pilots with joining dates of early 2013 are...

Some pilots with joining dates of early 2013 are pencilled in for command courses this winter. Donít think you can infer from that, that pilots joining now can expect the same in 2025. Although itís...
Forum: Tech Log
28th Oct 2018, 16:05
Replies: 83
Views: 10,576
Posted By Beakor

B757 FCOM Systems: ”Autobrake application...

B757 FCOM Systems:

”Autobrake application occurs slightly after main gear touchdown. Deceleration is
limited until the pitch angle is less than one degree, then deceleration increases to
the...
Forum: Questions
9th Feb 2018, 09:10
Replies: 2
Views: 1,220
Posted By Beakor

From our B767 QRH: Prior to 80 knots the...

From our B767 QRH:

Prior to 80 knots the takeoff should be rejected for any of the following:
ē activation of the master caution
ē system failure(s)
ē unusual noise or vibration
ē tire failure...
Forum: Tech Log
21st Dec 2017, 09:29
Replies: 7
Views: 2,497
Posted By Beakor

From our 767 MEL: ďThe red deactivation...

From our 767 MEL:

ďThe red deactivation plates are designed as lock out
indicators; they are not lock out retention devices.
Installation of at least one plate is recommended, but not...
9th Oct 2017, 10:39
Replies: 990
Views: 893,425
Posted By Beakor

Depending on trip, 3 to 4 weeks. About 10 per...

Depending on trip, 3 to 4 weeks. About 10 per year, Oct to Mar. All subject to change though as the 757s leave and the 737 max arrives. No idea what the plan is.
8th Oct 2017, 22:04
Replies: 990
Views: 893,425
Posted By Beakor

Single crew for whole trip almost always. Very...

Single crew for whole trip almost always. Very rarely FDP issues to meet the charterers schedule requires another crew. 2017/18 programme fully crewed and running now. Bids for 18/19 open early next...
21st Aug 2015, 22:16
Replies: 990
Views: 893,425
Posted By Beakor

For better or worse, in the new world of...

For better or worse, in the new world of recruitment, this and similar questions are highly important. Flippant answers or "not applicable" will be the end of the line for that application. (Very...
18th Aug 2015, 09:08
Replies: 990
Views: 893,425
Posted By Beakor

787s MAN and LGW only. I wouldn't plan on them...

787s MAN and LGW only. I wouldn't plan on them being based anywhere else in the UK for the foreseeable future.
3rd Mar 2013, 11:13
Replies: 162
Views: 65,984
Posted By Beakor

Yeoman said in post 144: Pleased to...

Yeoman said in post 144:



Pleased to help.

Yeoman is a Thomson pilot and probably one of the best placed in the company outside senior management to know what he's talking about on this...
29th Jan 2013, 11:09
Replies: 439
Views: 231,886
Posted By Beakor

Airtours became MyTravel. Flying Colours became...

Airtours became MyTravel.
Flying Colours became JMC became Thomas Cook.
These two merged (with a few others I've missed) to become (still) Thomas Cook. Their callsign is Kestrel.

Britannia...
Forum: Tech Log
17th Oct 2012, 09:35
Replies: 48
Views: 14,344
Posted By Beakor

Hi Fergus, Our fleet of 767 300s has both...

Hi Fergus,

Our fleet of 767 300s has both winglet and non-winglet aircraft and we regularly fly both. We use them for both long-haul and short-haul. The only differences I've noticed on normal...
19th Jul 2012, 17:58
Replies: 97
Views: 30,198
Posted By Beakor

So 48 sec after GS capture he was at 530ft AGL...

So 48 sec after GS capture he was at 530ft AGL and 11.5nm from the threshold. If we assume a speed of 160kts and a vertical speed of 800fpm then at GS capture he would have been at 1170ft AGL and...
30th Jun 2011, 10:29
Replies: 168
Views: 61,346
Posted By Beakor

On being given the phone the Captain's decision...

On being given the phone the Captain's decision to make seems to me to be; is this thing a suspect IED or is it lost property? Now there will be many mobile phones on the aircraft all of which have...
Forum: Cabin Crew
13th Mar 2010, 00:03
Replies: 3,713
Views: 962,844
Posted By Beakor

The article by Mr Walsh:

The article by Mr Walsh:
Forum: Cabin Crew
6th Mar 2010, 19:00
Replies: 3,713
Views: 962,844
Posted By Beakor

I'm baffled now! So, Lightbulbs, UNITE's...

I'm baffled now!

So, Lightbulbs, UNITE's position now is:

We demand a 3.4% paycut and those members who volunteered to be made redundant should be compelled to be re-instated and pay back their...
Forum: Cabin Crew
28th Jan 2010, 18:37
Replies: 3,879
Views: 518,546
Posted By Beakor

How about the following as a likely BA plan: ...

How about the following as a likely BA plan:

Court case in February, BA likely to win.
Fairly strong yes vote for a strike.
BA point out to BASSA that ballot is illegal, same reasons as before....
7th Nov 2009, 17:51
Replies: 1
Views: 3,325
Posted By Beakor

CHIRP - Snow on Wing

From the Cabin Crew Reports bit of the current CHIRP feedback

http://www.chirp.co.uk/Downloads/ATFB/ATFB92.pdf



I can't attach the pic but it shows a wing in flight covered with a great deal...
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