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Forum: Tech Log
19th Oct 2020, 08:36
Replies: 17
Views: 5,106
Posted By Capt Scribble

Depends how close to VLS (airbus) the speed...

Depends how close to VLS (airbus) the speed actually is. Plus 5, flare and close. Speed at VLS, leave the TLs until touchdown.
Forum: Tech Log
18th Oct 2020, 21:21
Replies: 17
Views: 5,106
Posted By Capt Scribble

[QUOTE=armchairpilot94116;10906573]to land or not...

[QUOTE=armchairpilot94116;10906573]to land or not that is the question

Just a few extra knots over the threshold I suspect.
30th Sep 2020, 08:05
Replies: 252
Views: 91,005
Posted By Capt Scribble

The answer being the same to the question posed...

The answer being the same to the question posed of the RAF Anglo French pussy cat. The remaining engine will simply take you to the scene of the crash.
28th Sep 2020, 13:01
Replies: 848
Views: 683,277
Posted By Capt Scribble

0.93 NOK and at 11 to 1€, that makes it about...

0.93 NOK and at 11 to 1€, that makes it about .084 on my calculator. https://www.bloomberg.com/quote/NAS:NO
25th Sep 2020, 19:53
Replies: 1,846
Views: 694,454
Posted By Capt Scribble

Depends whether Wales is open. Most of the...

Depends whether Wales is open. Most of the population in the south has just been ordered not to leave their county without good reason. Apparently, going on your holibobs is not a valid reason. Who...
15th Sep 2020, 14:52
Replies: 66
Views: 7,113
Posted By Capt Scribble

Solo with flying scholarship during Summer 1973...

Solo with flying scholarship during Summer 1973 at Halfpenny Green, military then charter until September 2019, just the 46 years.
Forum: Jet Blast
25th Aug 2020, 11:23
Replies: 278
Views: 17,537
Posted By Capt Scribble

You seem to fallen off-radar. Just leave it at...

You seem to fallen off-radar. Just leave it at that and don't set up the SSR! They soon start pestering with letters if they have an address with no license.
23rd Aug 2020, 12:29
Replies: 43
Views: 21,632
Posted By Capt Scribble

Training maybe, flared early and high, eventually...

Training maybe, flared early and high, eventually pushed down before the tail hit.
13th Aug 2020, 22:38
Replies: 2
Views: 1,288
Posted By Capt Scribble

Ah yes, a quick kiss after disconnecting the plug...

Ah yes, a quick kiss after disconnecting the plug in equipment, always keeps them happy and returning for more. Who said romance was dead.
5th Aug 2020, 07:55
Replies: 11
Views: 4,664
Posted By Capt Scribble

Pretty harsh Busdriver to throw colleagues under...

Pretty harsh Busdriver to throw colleagues under a bus so the lucky ones can continue on full pay. In UK, higher earners are taxed at the top end of their salary at between 42-62% so even a big...
24th Jul 2020, 10:10
Replies: 22
Views: 4,058
Posted By Capt Scribble

Must have been an interesting solution to counter...

Must have been an interesting solution to counter the equal and opposite reaction of the lead.
14th Jul 2020, 11:21
Replies: 10
Views: 3,371
Posted By Capt Scribble

Maybe an investment to counter the Chelsea...

Maybe an investment to counter the Chelsea tractors that think they own the roads. :E
30th Jun 2020, 15:32
Replies: 22
Views: 15,028
Posted By Capt Scribble

Garuda was a main line operator that was banned...

Garuda was a main line operator that was banned from EU airspace for some years in the naughties. EU rights were only reinstated after they could prove that robust 'quality' measures were in place.
25th Jun 2020, 12:30
Replies: 4
Views: 930
Posted By Capt Scribble

I have had two deaths on board over the years. It...

I have had two deaths on board over the years. It happens, I have no emotional connection with the passengers and will use common sense and medical advice to guide my actions. Death is part of the...
Forum: Tech Log
18th Jun 2020, 20:11
Replies: 15
Views: 2,020
Posted By Capt Scribble

As automatic trimming is active in the normal...

As automatic trimming is active in the normal flight regime, any trim change due to mach effects would be countered in the same way as any other trim change.
Forum: Tech Log
18th Jun 2020, 19:30
Replies: 79
Views: 14,014
Posted By Capt Scribble

Look at the distances and where you want to turn...

Look at the distances and where you want to turn off. If you have to go to the end of the runway, F3 may be useful. If there is a 10 HWC, F3 landing distance is going to be similar to FF with no...
16th Jun 2020, 20:35
Replies: 8
Views: 3,624
Posted By Capt Scribble

Its your employers problem. If you, personally,...

Its your employers problem. If you, personally, are not claiming from the Government coffers, you have done nothing wrong. Furlough money, I understand, is paid to the employer. If they are...
11th Jun 2020, 08:23
Replies: 11
Views: 4,345
Posted By Capt Scribble

Part time in my co was granted Iaw co needs, so...

Part time in my co was granted Iaw co needs, so you could not demand it. Contracts down to 50% were given, the notable feature being that it was a percentage of days worked In a month for that...
3rd Jun 2020, 09:49
Replies: 282
Views: 130,330
Posted By Capt Scribble

Good post flylaw. Sorry that some are so rude...

Good post flylaw. Sorry that some are so rude about a subject that is of relevance to many at the moment. The first sentence summarises the post nicely and those who are disinterested can move on.
27th May 2020, 21:16
Replies: 1,657
Views: 2,627,560
Posted By Capt Scribble

Before everyone gets too excited, the post at 749...

Before everyone gets too excited, the post at 749 points out that the GPWS may not give an U/C warning but the ECAM will. They are different systems, and you can turn off the GPWS.
26th May 2020, 15:14
Replies: 1,657
Views: 2,627,560
Posted By Capt Scribble

No one with any airline experience needs an...

No one with any airline experience needs an altimeter with needles to tell them they are way out of the groove if they are at 5nm at 3500ft. Given that it appears they were at 210kts or so, even...
26th May 2020, 08:37
Replies: 278
Views: 171,400
Posted By Capt Scribble

A strong headwind on take off or long runway for...

A strong headwind on take off or long runway for the type make turnbacks feasible, or at least ejection can be made over the airfield.
25th May 2020, 18:43
Replies: 1,657
Views: 2,627,560
Posted By Capt Scribble

Gorgina, if you touch down on the engine pods,...

Gorgina, if you touch down on the engine pods, the grating of metal on tarmac will bring you to a stop pretty quickly and no need to waste fuel on the reverse thrust. The money saved can go towards a...
25th May 2020, 10:37
Replies: 1,657
Views: 2,627,560
Posted By Capt Scribble

SOPs do not cover everything. Sometimes you have...

SOPs do not cover everything. Sometimes you have to think for yourself, it used to be called airmanship and a consideration as to whether you can defend your decision. You could even cover it in the...
25th May 2020, 09:55
Replies: 1,657
Views: 2,627,560
Posted By Capt Scribble

Likely carrying a tad extra speed over the...

Likely carrying a tad extra speed over the threshold, a light aircraft and no drag from the undercarriage, 8 secs sounds conservative!
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