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19th Aug 2020, 17:12
Replies: 153
Views: 66,642
Posted By BalusKaptan

Just remember that the SCMP is owned by Alibaba,...

Just remember that the SCMP is owned by Alibaba, a CCP mouthpiece.
16th Aug 2020, 20:13
Replies: 37
Views: 6,888
Posted By BalusKaptan

Normal landing flap was 30 however the max was...

Normal landing flap was 30 however the max was 40. Not often used but sometimes mandated such as at Hamilton Island in the Whitsundays.
19th Jul 2020, 21:09
Replies: 19
Views: 2,332
Posted By BalusKaptan

:ok: Now you should have one. ...

:ok: Now you should have one.
https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/2000x1504/748_wing_5e4190a48ca94a3c9c4a0243d376caebe026f482.jpg
19th Jul 2020, 20:59
Replies: 117
Views: 24,941
Posted By BalusKaptan

Yes, very interesting post. With regards to the...

Yes, very interesting post.
With regards to the minimal speed margin for flaps, some B742s had their max weights increased to that of the B743s, 377842Kg. This put the min clean speed at precisely...
19th Jul 2020, 20:24
Replies: 19
Views: 2,332
Posted By BalusKaptan

Opps, that photo is a B744 wing. The -8 has an...

Opps, that photo is a B744 wing. The -8 has an entirely new wing and no winglets.
Forum: Tech Log
17th May 2020, 19:22
Replies: 28
Views: 2,686
Posted By BalusKaptan

3B DH is 0'.

3B DH is 0'.
Forum: Tech Log
16th May 2020, 21:21
Replies: 28
Views: 2,686
Posted By BalusKaptan

'No Flare' call is solely based on the...

'No Flare' call is solely based on the annunciator. In a 74 at 3B minima you have no chance of assessing the point to flare visually.
Minimas for 3B are; -
ceiling 0'
RVR 100/100/100
Visual...
Forum: Tech Log
15th May 2020, 21:29
Replies: 28
Views: 2,686
Posted By BalusKaptan

Summarised from the FCOM (B744/-8). AFDS needs...

Summarised from the FCOM (B744/-8).
AFDS needs to annunciate LAND 3 for 3B.
AFDS will not change annunciation from LAND 3 to LAND 2 below Alert Height (200’ RA).
Autopilots protected
At or...
Forum: Middle East
15th May 2020, 20:42
Replies: 19
Views: 3,991
Posted By BalusKaptan

Runaway!! Money in there will already have been...

Runaway!!
Money in there will already have been burnt. Try contacting them re the money already in there and suggest you (She?) needs to cash out. You will need to be persistent or they will brush...
29th Apr 2020, 21:31
Replies: 8
Views: 740
Posted By BalusKaptan

I'm unaware of where this is published but it...

I'm unaware of where this is published but it most likely is somewhere.
With regards to the terms 'Startle' and 'Response', these for practical use are two separate events. It can best be seen in a...
24th Apr 2020, 21:06
Replies: 61
Views: 20,419
Posted By BalusKaptan

Australopithecus, love to see a photo of that!

Australopithecus, love to see a photo of that!
21st Apr 2020, 21:42
Replies: 8
Views: 757
Posted By BalusKaptan

Importing

I've sent you a PM. You may find it of help if you are still thinking of doing this. Overall not too difficult.
3rd Apr 2020, 23:59
Replies: 138
Views: 40,587
Posted By BalusKaptan

Don't even contemplate going down that path of no...

Don't even contemplate going down that path of no seniority list. I spent 5 years with a reasonably large airline (100+ aircraft) without a seniority list and you have never experienced the unsightly...
Forum: Tech Log
29th Mar 2020, 21:33
Replies: 13
Views: 1,541
Posted By BalusKaptan

Never seen it on a B748, yet.

Never seen it on a B748, yet.
29th Mar 2020, 21:14
Replies: 32
Views: 12,176
Posted By BalusKaptan

EDDF RNAV arrivals contain many track miles to...

EDDF RNAV arrivals contain many track miles to touchdown with heights and/or speeds at some designated waypoints. It's unusual to fly the entire arrival as published but you don't know which waypoint...
27th Mar 2020, 21:28
Replies: 39
Views: 21,025
Posted By BalusKaptan

Why not support the Company with government...

Why not support the Company with government funds, this helps keep as many people as possible employed, a stated aim of ScoMo. However, no free handouts. Whatever amount is provided must give the...
25th Mar 2020, 20:21
Replies: 47
Views: 20,274
Posted By BalusKaptan

Some countries, if not all, do not require regs...

Some countries, if not all, do not require regs to be changed to carry dangerous goods on pax a/c. Though CAO stands for Cargo Aircraft Only what it really means is no passengers allowed when CAO...
6th Jan 2020, 19:15
Replies: 47
Views: 14,422
Posted By BalusKaptan

Yes, autocorrect just doesn't cut the ice with...

Yes, autocorrect just doesn't cut the ice with some of the Kiwi names.
6th Jan 2020, 17:04
Replies: 47
Views: 14,422
Posted By BalusKaptan

This list is b****cks! Air New Zealand is listed...

This list is b****cks! Air New Zealand is listed as not losing an aircraft. 5 come to mind immediately, Kaimi, Ruapehu, Auckland/Managere x2 and Antarctica.
21st Dec 2019, 23:11
Replies: 23
Views: 7,192
Posted By BalusKaptan

This is the problem with rumour networks......the...

This is the problem with rumour networks......the facts might explain what is going on as opposed to just some of the facts.
While the flight from A to B will show a variable reserve as a % on the...
Forum: Tech Log
16th Oct 2019, 18:27
Replies: 20
Views: 2,944
Posted By BalusKaptan

A very common requirement however it can lead to...

A very common requirement however it can lead to some bizarre situations. Captains at my current airline have this restriction however are fully LVO qualified with no restrictions for such...
Forum: Tech Log
16th Oct 2019, 00:53
Replies: 6
Views: 1,443
Posted By BalusKaptan

Minima

Ceiling RVR Lighting required
Cat 3B 0 100/100/100 Not required.

Cat 3B 17 125/125/100 1 centreline light. (France only...
Forum: Tech Log
29th Jul 2019, 19:29
Replies: 4
Views: 1,685
Posted By BalusKaptan

APU not required for 2 or 3 engine taxi though...

APU not required for 2 or 3 engine taxi though many prefer to have it running when on 2. Crossbleed starts not really a problem anymore with respect to jet blast. PW4060s and Genx have sufficient air...
26th May 2019, 08:29
Replies: 5
Views: 9,052
Posted By BalusKaptan

Really nice bloke and great to have flown with....

Really nice bloke and great to have flown with. RIP Mark
Forum: Jet Blast
10th May 2019, 07:46
Replies: 38
Views: 4,628
Posted By BalusKaptan

You'll be sorry. They only have 'fresh' ideas...

You'll be sorry.
They only have 'fresh' ideas on how to spend other peoples hard earned money. They don't understand the basics of creating wealth from hard personal yakka, just how to get their...
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