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18th Jan 2021, 15:26
Replies: 47
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Posted By KayPam

It looks like my last message was "moded" so to...

It looks like my last message was "moded" so to make it short : probably not anytime soon. At least not before the first vaccination campaign is over.
Forum: Tech Log
11th Jan 2021, 17:06
Replies: 304
Views: 32,011
Posted By KayPam

Just because you enjoy something does not make it...

Just because you enjoy something does not make it wrong at all.
It can have very good reasons to be done, even if, yes, enjoyment alone is not a good reason.

Nobody is talking about disregarding...
Forum: Tech Log
10th Jan 2021, 09:35
Replies: 304
Views: 32,011
Posted By KayPam

An astronaut comes back from a 6-month stay on...

An astronaut comes back from a 6-month stay on the ISS. They struggle walking.
NASA gives them an exosqueletton. They won't be able to walk again without the exosqueletton except if they train...
Forum: Tech Log
7th Jan 2021, 20:34
Replies: 304
Views: 32,011
Posted By KayPam

Any flight to Nice (NCE) RWY22 will require a...

Any flight to Nice (NCE) RWY22 will require a curved final approach without automation. Surely you can still refuse visual or sidestep at the cost of a reduced operations efficacy, but some...
Forum: Tech Log
6th Jan 2021, 11:33
Replies: 304
Views: 32,011
Posted By KayPam

Automation dependency is also a thing in daily...

Automation dependency is also a thing in daily life.
My girlfriend no later than yesterday typed an address and was willing to embark on a bus, until I told her that the address that she typed was...
Forum: Tech Log
5th Jan 2021, 21:57
Replies: 304
Views: 32,011
Posted By KayPam

If it is of interest for some people, I measured...

If it is of interest for some people, I measured the stick forces on the airbus sidestick.
The results are : 17Nm in pitch, 10Nm laterally, both for full deflection.
It means that full deflection...
Replies: 43
Views: 11,457
Posted By KayPam

kghjfg I would worry much about some guy who...

kghjfg

I would worry much about some guy who would completely refuse to drive through a red light.
Our job is not about bullsh*t paperwork. It's about ensuring the safety of all people onboard...
Forum: Tech Log
11th Dec 2020, 10:30
Replies: 304
Views: 32,011
Posted By KayPam

About that, I was really surprised in the sim. ...

About that, I was really surprised in the sim.
There was one exercice on a test (ILS approach with one engine out I believe) where the instructor insisted I flew manually. I was very surprised that...
Forum: Tech Log
6th Dec 2020, 13:53
Replies: 304
Views: 32,011
Posted By KayPam

I'm not sure accidents have nothing to do with...

I'm not sure accidents have nothing to do with the subject..
They show that a problem exists.

Have you ever seen a general aviation accident where the aircraft stalled from a high cruise...
Forum: Tech Log
5th Dec 2020, 21:11
Replies: 304
Views: 32,011
Posted By KayPam

Sorry if it's not clear or grammatically...

Sorry if it's not clear or grammatically incorrect, but I said "constant force feedback". The spring in the sidestick does provide a constant force feedback, doesn't it ?
Or would it be more...
Forum: Tech Log
5th Dec 2020, 11:11
Replies: 304
Views: 32,011
Posted By KayPam

From what I understand, the PIC had to perform...

From what I understand, the PIC had to perform two go arounds and was emotionnally messed up. He had to push forcefully on the control column (he did not trim down at the first stage of the go...
Forum: Tech Log
4th Dec 2020, 22:00
Replies: 304
Views: 32,011
Posted By KayPam

I did not say pilots have all the skills, I said...

I did not say pilots have all the skills, I said they should have them, which is a slight difference.
Many accidents reflect loss of awareness about automation, and reluctance to takeover swiftly.
...
Forum: Tech Log
4th Dec 2020, 14:06
Replies: 304
Views: 32,011
Posted By KayPam

You can't comfortably go around busy, noise...

You can't comfortably go around busy, noise sensible airports requesting for non standard departures. For example, if the standard departure is an RNAV noise abatement, it isn't commendable to anoy...
Forum: Tech Log
4th Dec 2020, 13:23
Replies: 304
Views: 32,011
Posted By KayPam

It makes absolutely no sense to correlate those...

It makes absolutely no sense to correlate those two things.
Just because someone suggests a possible improvement about ergonomics, that says nothing about their skills.
Airline pilots should be...
Forum: Tech Log
2nd Dec 2020, 12:23
Replies: 304
Views: 32,011
Posted By KayPam

The fact that I omitted the pitch part does not...

The fact that I omitted the pitch part does not change the length by which you have to move the thrust levers, which is my point : it is too short.

It can be lament, but if you start sending it to...
Forum: Tech Log
1st Dec 2020, 20:56
Replies: 304
Views: 32,011
Posted By KayPam

Yes, the FD does that (or rather, uses that), and...

Yes, the FD does that (or rather, uses that), and actually much more. It also uses a notion of distance to the runway to modify its own sensibility. It uses a computed geographical position and real...
Forum: Tech Log
1st Dec 2020, 12:11
Replies: 304
Views: 32,011
Posted By KayPam

I worked at airbus incident analysis and little...

I worked at airbus incident analysis and little system malfunction were commonplace.
Aircraft descending below minimum descent altitude, initiating the first sid turn on the wrong side, unable to...
Forum: Tech Log
30th Nov 2020, 12:52
Replies: 304
Views: 32,011
Posted By KayPam

The criteria are very clear. Aircraft...

The criteria are very clear.
Aircraft trajectory deviated, deviating, or even about to deviate from the prescribed and safe track. The deviate, deviating or about to deviate depends on the pilot's...
Forum: Tech Log
29th Nov 2020, 18:31
Replies: 304
Views: 32,011
Posted By KayPam

This is completely incredible. My airline is...

This is completely incredible.
My airline is lightyears away from this and I still think they don't encourage raw data enough.

The most efficient solution for this type of airline could be...
Forum: Tech Log
27th Nov 2020, 16:31
Replies: 304
Views: 32,011
Posted By KayPam

This thread has nothing to do with jealousy or...

This thread has nothing to do with jealousy or anything else like that.

About your perfect crosswind landing : it is only feasible if the pilot managed to bring the aircraft on the runway axis, at...
Forum: Tech Log
25th Nov 2020, 22:09
Replies: 304
Views: 32,011
Posted By KayPam

Did you know that Ziegler killed several people...

Did you know that Ziegler killed several people while flying recklessly close to a ski lift ?
AF447 proved that his goal was not reached. A few ice crystals and you need a competent pilot in the...
Forum: Tech Log
25th Nov 2020, 10:58
Replies: 304
Views: 32,011
Posted By KayPam

(Does boeing allow to fly a RNAV trajectory on...

(Does boeing allow to fly a RNAV trajectory on raw data only?)
But didn't manufacturers (at least airbus) create incompetent pilots by depriving them of the means to fly 95% of the trajectories that...
Forum: Tech Log
24th Nov 2020, 19:03
Replies: 304
Views: 32,011
Posted By KayPam

That's an interesting argument. In the future,...

That's an interesting argument.
In the future, you can envision that aircraft will be able to manage every trajectory.
But, first, this does not guarantee at all that it will work. The MAX had a...
Forum: Tech Log
23rd Nov 2020, 14:59
Replies: 304
Views: 32,011
Posted By KayPam

Why is automation dependency encouraged in modern aviation ?

Hello,

The title is voluntarily a bit provoking and I will explain my point of view in more details. Note that I fly the 320 so all that follows is applicable to this aircraft, not necessarily all...
Forum: Tech Log
23rd Nov 2020, 12:19
Replies: 186
Views: 26,946
Posted By KayPam

After a few months of flying the line with no...

After a few months of flying the line with no instructor, my point of view has, fortunately, changed.
During the line training, the instructors tend to be "more of a royalist than the king" so they...
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