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Forum: Tech Log
6th Feb 2022, 17:41
Replies: 36
Views: 5,798
Posted By galaxy flyer

AA and EA used QFE for along time. At EA, we...

AA and EA used QFE for along time. At EA, we used for field elevations below 1500’, IIRC. Captain Eddie set that standard after surviving a crash in Atlanta. AA stopped using in 1995 after...
4th Jan 2022, 20:41
Replies: 49
Views: 8,512
Posted By galaxy flyer

Sad to hear, I have one of their ties, all blue...

Sad to hear, I have one of their ties, all blue with little red triangles on it.
Forum: Tech Log
14th Dec 2021, 15:49
Replies: 35
Views: 12,832
Posted By galaxy flyer

The HF frequencies are on the enroute charts,...

The HF frequencies are on the enroute charts, pick one based on the old “higher the sun, the higher the freq “, rule. Always works, just include the frequency you’re using to call for the check.
Forum: Rotorheads
13th Nov 2021, 17:10
Replies: 46
Views: 7,016
Posted By galaxy flyer

The FAA TERPS answered is all airports with an...

The FAA TERPS answered is all airports with an instrument approach must be assessed under the diverse departure obstacle standard—ICA to 400’ above the DER, then 200’/nm to the airway structure. If...
29th Oct 2021, 15:10
Replies: 6
Views: 3,294
Posted By galaxy flyer

Checked every two years, AFM procedure for...

Checked every two years, AFM procedure for qualified pilots to conduct the test. Easiest to have a tech in the jump seat run the checklist and record the values.
4th Oct 2021, 14:07
Replies: 232
Views: 51,381
Posted By galaxy flyer

North American F-100; no thrust, but wonderful...

North American F-100; no thrust, but wonderful handling.
28th Jul 2021, 17:54
Replies: 49
Views: 19,970
Posted By galaxy flyer

Do you have a link to that radar track? Because...

Do you have a link to that radar track? Because none of that shows in the Flight Aware track log, granted ADS-B may be different, but FA shows 250 KIAS at 10,000 and slowing.
7th Jul 2021, 00:57
Replies: 283
Views: 205,236
Posted By galaxy flyer

B-757 Curiously, the FAA AIM doesn’t say...

B-757

Curiously, the FAA AIM doesn’t say that.
Replies: 28
Views: 4,377
Posted By galaxy flyer

Sounds like a very poor “just culture” running...

Sounds like a very poor “just culture” running around instilling fear instead of safety habits. I find it hard to believe, but not impossible, that a US operator would be using a FOQA program as...
3rd Jul 2021, 00:25
Replies: 283
Views: 205,236
Posted By galaxy flyer

Or the fuel being contaminated? DEF, perhaps?

Or the fuel being contaminated? DEF, perhaps?
4th Mar 2021, 21:51
19th Feb 2021, 21:23
Replies: 32
Views: 7,852
Posted By galaxy flyer

It was green on some years of the C-5, varied on...

It was green on some years of the C-5, varied on supplier, I’d guess.
19th Feb 2021, 21:18
Replies: 22
Views: 3,673
Posted By galaxy flyer

FAA Part 23.2115 requires the OEM to demonstrate...

FAA Part 23.2115 requires the OEM to demonstrate and provide take-off performance, ground roll and distance to 50’. Also, in the initial climb configuration demonstrate a 8.3% gradient, no final...
18th Feb 2021, 16:48
Replies: 12
Views: 5,747
Posted By galaxy flyer

A VA ANG Thud took down a cable TV antenna on...

A VA ANG Thud took down a cable TV antenna on Super Bowl Sunday, all of eastern NC missed the game on TV that year. Managed to land, IIRC.
6th Feb 2021, 14:10
Replies: 136
Views: 27,121
Posted By galaxy flyer

For completely over-the-top complication, I offer...

For completely over-the-top complication, I offer the C-5–it rotates, it folds on retraction, reverses to extend, then, on the ground kneels forward, level and aft.

Oh, I forgot, in earlier times,...
Forum: Tech Log
15th Jan 2021, 21:03
Replies: 8
Views: 2,660
Posted By galaxy flyer

All of the Globals and Gulfstreams have both WAAS...

All of the Globals and Gulfstreams have both WAAS (LPV) and RNP (AR) approach capability. The rules on RNP(AR) are difficult for private operators to comply with, too many random routes, too many...
6th Jan 2021, 16:34
Replies: 73
Views: 23,161
Posted By galaxy flyer

Yes, very recommended and very professional...

Yes, very recommended and very professional operation there.
4th Jan 2021, 14:40
Replies: 73
Views: 23,161
Posted By galaxy flyer

How do you land on slopes of 10%-20%? Is finals...

How do you land on slopes of 10%-20%? Is finals a climb so to make something like a normal-ish glide path? Or is it a monster rotate from a windshield filled with ground like dive bombing?
8th Nov 2020, 14:22
Replies: 34
Views: 12,897
Posted By galaxy flyer

A friend used to tell of coming off a target in...

A friend used to tell of coming off a target in NVN, now clean in a F-4D, doing about 720 KIAS, engine HI TEMP lights on, and a Thud joins up with the speed brakes out.
12th Oct 2020, 20:41
Replies: 266
Views: 125,445
Posted By galaxy flyer

Unless the autopilot can fly the plane with that...

Unless the autopilot can fly the plane with that much damage and two engines out on one side, I’d think going to the chutes would be a very bad idea. Yes, the enlisted crew could get out, but the...
9th Oct 2020, 21:54
Replies: 266
Views: 125,445
Posted By galaxy flyer

Way back in the day, the USN’s Approach Safety...

Way back in the day, the USN’s Approach Safety magazine had a great story about an uncoordinated hurricane evac where every USN base in southeast decided beddown base would be NAS Memphis. Suddenly,...
5th Oct 2020, 23:00
Replies: 266
Views: 125,445
Posted By galaxy flyer

True dat! On an Aviation forum that shall not be...

True dat! On an Aviation forum that shall not be named, two American Part 121 pilots we’re going on about how “Niner” for the number 9 was some comic book pronunciation. When pointed to the...
3rd Oct 2020, 19:21
Replies: 266
Views: 125,445
Posted By galaxy flyer

Thirty four years ago last month, I had a mid-air...

Thirty four years ago last month, I had a mid-air and ejected from an A-10. As there was nothing left of my airplane at 500’, I put the priority on pulling handles. Squadron received a phone call...
30th Dec 2019, 02:50
Replies: 22
Views: 13,542
Posted By galaxy flyer

A G7500 flew non-stop LCY - LAX.

A G7500 flew non-stop LCY - LAX.
25th Aug 2019, 03:14
Replies: 93
Views: 68,745
Posted By galaxy flyer

Only 3 pax, I believe. Lots of planning and...

Only 3 pax, I believe. Lots of planning and performance engineering.
21st Aug 2019, 02:02
Replies: 93
Views: 68,745
Posted By galaxy flyer

i don’t think you appreciate the field...

i don’t think you appreciate the field performance of some bizjets. A friend of mine just did Gstaad (LSGK) elevation and length similar to Elizabethton and flew non-stop to Dubai in G7500.
Forum: Jet Blast
20th May 2018, 02:05
Replies: 22,015
Views: 4,121,045
Posted By galaxy flyer

vapilot2004, You’re the one making the...

vapilot2004,

You’re the one making the specious argument by lumping together rifles of all types and semi-automatic pistols. Rifles do all action types are involved in a small percentage of...
Forum: Jet Blast
19th May 2018, 23:32
Replies: 22,015
Views: 4,121,045
Posted By galaxy flyer

Highway 1, Don’t get technical with the...

Highway 1,

Don’t get technical with the anti-gunners, you know they don’t like it when you actually expect them to know anything about the subject. Then, they’ll argue knowing anything g about...
Forum: Jet Blast
19th May 2018, 18:20
Replies: 22,015
Views: 4,121,045
Posted By galaxy flyer

So, the Rights of Englishman can be rewritten at...

So, the Rights of Englishman can be rewritten at stroke? Or, does the phrase, “as allowed by law”, create a huge loophole meaning no right at all? And, why a religious test? Are non-Protestants, in...
Forum: Jet Blast
18th May 2018, 15:10
Replies: 22,015
Views: 4,121,045
Posted By galaxy flyer

To provide balance to the NYT, here’s an...

To provide balance to the NYT, here’s an analysis:

Federalist on NYT...
Forum: Jet Blast
17th May 2018, 15:45
Replies: 22,015
Views: 4,121,045
Posted By galaxy flyer

Yet another secret “watch list” unaccountable to...

Yet another secret “watch list” unaccountable to the public, the Congress or the individual involved.

TSA Watch List...
17th May 2018, 14:37
Replies: 7
Views: 2,832
Posted By galaxy flyer

This is a new high (or low) in European airway...

This is a new high (or low) in European airway robbery. Any chance the agent was named Dick Turpin?

GF
15th May 2018, 15:53
Replies: 12
Views: 3,045
Posted By galaxy flyer

One of my crews stayed there, were very happy to...

One of my crews stayed there, were very happy to receive their clearance via satellite and leave. Knowing them and their usual desire to explore, I found their desire to leave a poor recommendation...
Forum: Jet Blast
15th May 2018, 15:25
Replies: 22,015
Views: 4,121,045
Posted By galaxy flyer

Mueller, the bumbling bureaucrat...

Mueller, the bumbling bureaucrat (http://thefederalist.com/2018/05/14/record-proves-robert-mueller-clown-prince-federal-law-enforcement/)

Whrn you read up on Mueller’s long history of either...
Forum: Jet Blast
15th May 2018, 00:30
Replies: 22,015
Views: 4,121,045
Posted By galaxy flyer

No. Turbine D, Judge Judy would not be...

No. Turbine D, Judge Judy would not be acceptable. What would be acceptable is enfing special ​​​counsels running around trying find a crime to prosecute. As Dershowitz proposed, set up a joint...
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