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by Stoicescu
Tue Jan 10, 2017 6:26 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: B200 Captain Trip Report – CYIO to CYOW (PART 1 of 2)
Replies: 9
Views: 3015

Re: B200 Captain Trip Report – CYIO to CYOW (PART 1 of 2)

Nicely done, Vio. Thank you for sharing!

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by Stoicescu
Fri Mar 31, 2006 7:30 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: First Solo Flight
Replies: 15
Views: 3978

RE: First Solo Flight

17.8 hours I believe. It was suppose to happen faster but the flight school had to close its doors for 2 months or so and I had to do a review when I restarted. I was supposed to solo at 14 hours.

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by Stoicescu
Thu Mar 30, 2006 10:34 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Longest Non-stop Flight For An A310
Replies: 15
Views: 6973

RE: Longest Non-stop Flight For An A310

TAROM used to do OTP - JFK

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by Stoicescu
Tue Mar 28, 2006 4:05 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: First Solo Flight
Replies: 15
Views: 3978

RE: First Solo Flight

Congrats Pilotpip!

Thanks everyone for the good words!

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by Stoicescu
Mon Mar 27, 2006 5:35 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: First Solo Flight
Replies: 15
Views: 3978

RE: First Solo Flight

Altoona Blair airport KAOO

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by Stoicescu
Sun Mar 26, 2006 6:10 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: First Solo Flight
Replies: 15
Views: 3978

First Solo Flight

Hi everyone I did my first solo flight today! I was very excited for this moment but this week it didn't seem that it will happen because of the bad weather forecast ... fortunately for me the weather people ware wrong and when I woke up today it was sunny (they said snow/rain). Interesting enough m...

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by Stoicescu
Fri Mar 24, 2006 3:47 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Pilots, What Sunglasses Do You Wear?
Replies: 56
Views: 38620

RE: Pilots, What Sunglasses Do You Wear?

5 $ +taxes designer imitation from a gas station  Smile

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by Stoicescu
Tue Jan 31, 2006 2:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Longest A310 Routes
Replies: 42
Views: 7625

RE: Longest A310 Routes

TAROM - Bucharest Otopeni - New York JFK. I actually flew with them on this route once.

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by Stoicescu
Thu Jan 26, 2006 1:59 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Cockpit Live Data Download - Emergencies
Replies: 11
Views: 2857

RE: Cockpit Live Data Download - Emergencies

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by Stoicescu
Thu Jan 26, 2006 1:55 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Requesting Lower Than 250KIAS Climb Speed
Replies: 11
Views: 3170

RE: Requesting Lower Than 250KIAS Climb Speed

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by Stoicescu
Wed Jan 25, 2006 6:14 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Cockpit Live Data Download - Emergencies
Replies: 11
Views: 2857

RE: Cockpit Live Data Download - Emergencies

You didn't understood exactly what Matt and Zeke means. He means the folks know that for example the <acronym title="Palestinian Airlines">PF</acronym> overspeed the engine in flight. That's why they meet the aircraft as soon as they get to the gate demanding an explanation (so they knew what happen...

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by Stoicescu
Tue Jan 24, 2006 12:23 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: 747-400 Climb Out Profile Quiet Climb And No Restr
Replies: 17
Views: 20153

RE: 747-400 Climb Out Profile Quiet Climb And No Restr

What is the Vx and Vy for the 744 ?

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by Stoicescu
Sat Jan 21, 2006 6:28 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: A320 Series And Mountain Wave Turbulence
Replies: 22
Views: 9159

RE: A320 Series And Mountain Wave Turbulence

It doesn't really have to be a mountain to get an updraft. When I flew the past Sunday (people around PA know the winds ware a bit high that day) so I was doing my presolo checkride and during a go around (called by the examiner) the idea was to fly above the runway at 100 ft or so maybe a bit less ...

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by Stoicescu
Fri Jan 20, 2006 9:30 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: A320 Series And Mountain Wave Turbulence
Replies: 22
Views: 9159

RE: A320 Series And Mountain Wave Turbulence

How exactly do you recover from windshear without overspeeding it ?

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by Stoicescu
Mon Jan 16, 2006 7:46 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Single Pilot Emergency Training On 2 Pilot Heavy
Replies: 43
Views: 5915

RE: Single Pilot Emergency Training On 2 Pilot Heavy

I'm sure I will get flamed for this and is no problem I accept constructive criticism. But how about us young folks? If the mandatory retirement will go up it will be harder to get a job and also harder to advance into the right seat.

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by Stoicescu
Sat Jan 14, 2006 2:09 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: "Area 51" Airlines Looking For Pilots?
Replies: 59
Views: 8186

RE: "Area 51" Airlines Looking For Pilots?

They won't crash land there. It is Prohibited Airspace I'm sure there are probably other airports closer to to the aircraft routing than Area 51.

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by Stoicescu
Sat Jan 14, 2006 6:02 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Airspace Class Around Egcc
Replies: 13
Views: 3393

RE: Airspace Class Around Egcc

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by Stoicescu
Sat Jan 14, 2006 3:04 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Airspace Class Around Egcc
Replies: 13
Views: 3393

RE: Airspace Class Around Egcc

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by Stoicescu
Fri Jan 13, 2006 8:23 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Airspace Class Around Egcc
Replies: 13
Views: 3393

RE: Airspace Class Around Egcc

Class F does exist is foreign airspace. But you are right you won't find that in continental US. Class G does exist is the uncontrolled airspace.

[Edited 2006-01-13 00:25:01]

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by Stoicescu
Fri Jan 13, 2006 6:06 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Airspace Class Around Egcc
Replies: 13
Views: 3393

RE: Airspace Class Around Egcc

Class A is the airspace above 18000 ft and below 60000 ft. So yes the space shuttle is in Class E above FL600  Smile . And Class G in the US is quite rare

[Edited 2006-01-12 22:12:02]

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by Stoicescu
Sun Jan 08, 2006 8:38 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: B737 Imbalance
Replies: 26
Views: 3534

RE: B737 Imbalance

Why is everyone so cynic this days? No is not a 737 but I told you that I was digressing didn't I ?

[Edited 2006-01-08 00:56:19]

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by Stoicescu
Sat Jan 07, 2006 7:40 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: B737 Imbalance
Replies: 26
Views: 3534

RE: B737 Imbalance

A few weeks ago during walk around we realized that the nose wheel oleo strut had a leak and it was metal on metal now! The decision was made to takeoff with it like this for a ferry flight to our <acronym title="Mexicana Airlines (Mexico)">MX</acronym> station. During taxi I used full down elevator...

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by Stoicescu
Fri Jan 06, 2006 6:48 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Human Factors Requests
Replies: 15
Views: 2377

RE: Human Factors Requests

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by Stoicescu
Sun Jan 01, 2006 3:03 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Happy New Year
Replies: 18
Views: 1947

RE: Happy New Year

Here we have The Myth, the man, the legend Wing. Take care buddy I hope you and your family (congratulation!) will have a great year. And everything you wish to happen will!

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by Stoicescu
Tue Dec 27, 2005 8:37 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: More Than 2 Crew In The Cockpit?
Replies: 39
Views: 8082

RE: More Than 2 Crew In The Cockpit?

It says in the <acronym title="Fargo - Hector International (FAR / KFAR), USA - North Dakota">FAR</acronym>/AIM book it is because of maximum time on duty regulations but I don't have the book in front of me (is in my flight bag) 2 pilots --> no more than 8 hours 3 pilots --> no more than 14 hours I...

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by Stoicescu
Tue Dec 27, 2005 8:12 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: "Old Fashioned" Navigation
Replies: 23
Views: 3775

RE: "Old Fashioned" Navigation

In the airliners world if they are not able to use INS/GPS they will use VOR/<acronym title="Moscow - Domodedovo (DME / UUDD), Russia">DME</acronym> and if that doesn't work they will use VORs only. At the flight school I go we use GPS (Garmin) but we always use a second navigation way because somet...

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by Stoicescu
Mon Dec 26, 2005 7:36 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Naming Of Aircraft - Is It Still Done?
Replies: 52
Views: 14749

RE: Naming Of Aircraft - Is It Still Done?

TAROM has all their ATRs and 737 named after Rumanian cities and their A310s (not flying this days) named after Rumanian regions.

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by Stoicescu
Fri Dec 23, 2005 8:02 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: More Than 2 Crew In The Cockpit?
Replies: 39
Views: 8082

RE: More Than 2 Crew In The Cockpit?

DC-9 doesn't have a FE, A310 doesn't have a FE also and the A300 only the first versions required a FE.

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by Stoicescu
Tue Dec 20, 2005 8:57 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Best Multiengine Trainer?
Replies: 20
Views: 16658

RE: Best Multiengine Trainer?

Good luck! I'm sure you will do fine

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by Stoicescu
Tue Dec 20, 2005 8:54 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Landing In The TDZ
Replies: 20
Views: 19987

RE: Landing In The TDZ

TDZ = Touch Down Zone

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by Stoicescu
Mon Dec 19, 2005 4:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How Long Does A Jet Glide With No Power?
Replies: 62
Views: 71430

RE: How Long Does A Jet Glide With No Power?

In the plane I fly best glide speed is 73 kts. With a loss of altitude at about 500 Ft/m. And best climb speed is 79 kts.

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by Stoicescu
Sun Dec 18, 2005 11:24 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: CG Question
Replies: 9
Views: 1757

RE: CG Question

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by Stoicescu
Sun Dec 18, 2005 10:28 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: CG Question
Replies: 9
Views: 1757

RE: CG Question

Yes as SlamClick said. For example US Airways (regional) has standardize weight for Males (185 LBS if I remember right) females, and kids and the baggage is weighted at checkin. The annoying part is when a passenger realizes his baggage doesn't fit into the overhead bin and his baggage has to go und...

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by Stoicescu
Sun Dec 18, 2005 7:49 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Unusual Approach Technique - Flaps Setting Related
Replies: 14
Views: 3803

RE: Unusual Approach Technique - Flaps Setting Related

Landing without flaps dangerous? --> Depends of the pilot's skill but I will say not really! Will it get you fired if there wasn't a problem that kept you from extending them? --> Very probable! The problem with no flaps landings is that you come fast and you will need more rwy in ground effect to b...

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by Stoicescu
Sat Dec 17, 2005 8:21 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Can I Descend Due To Icing? Says The 737 Pilot
Replies: 18
Views: 5330

RE: Can I Descend Due To Icing? Says The 737 Pilot

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by Stoicescu
Mon Dec 12, 2005 3:40 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Wingtip Strobes Off Above FL180?
Replies: 10
Views: 3548

RE: Wingtip Strobes Off Above FL180?

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by Stoicescu
Fri Dec 09, 2005 7:29 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Ground Effect In High Density Altitude
Replies: 4
Views: 4705

RE: Ground Effect In High Density Altitude

There will be no difference. The loss of induced drag will be the same (also the downwash)

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by Stoicescu
Thu Dec 08, 2005 6:36 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Cessna Cruise RPM Question
Replies: 28
Views: 38188

RE: Cessna Cruise RPM Question

On the Piper Warrior II I am using 2300 RPM also.

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by Stoicescu
Sun Dec 04, 2005 4:57 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Paint Effect On Parasite Drag?
Replies: 10
Views: 4993

RE: Paint Effect On Parasite Drag?

There is parasite drag because of the air flow wanting to move from high pressure to low pressure. High pressure at downwash and low pressure above the wing (Bernouli's Principle - camber) and the air wants to move back up from high to low creating turbulent air. <TABLE BORDER=0 ALIGN=CENTER WIDTH=9...

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by Stoicescu
Sun Dec 04, 2005 8:19 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Which Airports Operate 24hrs W/o Noise Curfews?
Replies: 27
Views: 7296

RE: Which Airports Operate 24hrs W/o Noise Curfews?

University Park (KUNV)

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by Stoicescu
Sat Dec 03, 2005 6:52 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: "Tell The Other Pilots My Approach Speed Is Low"
Replies: 4
Views: 4808

RE: "Tell The Other Pilots My Approach Speed Is Lo

Vref+10 + wind correction speed ( windspeed/2 + 5)

[Edited 2005-12-02 22:54:55]

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by Stoicescu
Fri Dec 02, 2005 8:29 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Engine Failures While Holding Straight In Or Hold
Replies: 15
Views: 3080

RE: Engine Failures While Holding Straight In Or Hold

What are the steps you are going through when briefing an approach and if you folks can write an example also will be great.

Many thanks in advance!

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by Stoicescu
Tue Nov 29, 2005 5:29 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Slowest Landing Speed?
Replies: 18
Views: 25783

RE: Slowest Landing Speed?

When I land the Piper the plan is to do 80 until turning base than transition to 70 kts. Flaps 40 and over the numbers throttle to idle and than the flare but I usually don't stall it, I bleed off speed until I hear the stall horn (stall speed +10 kts) and than it usualy touch downs. My landings are...

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by Stoicescu
Mon Nov 28, 2005 3:44 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: What To Study Aviation Related!?
Replies: 16
Views: 3676

RE: What To Study Aviation Related!?

One more thing ... Usually the airlines don't care what degree you have but they want to see that you got a 4 years degree.

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by Stoicescu
Wed Nov 23, 2005 1:14 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Toronto Crash Update News - Limitation On Claims?
Replies: 15
Views: 3318

RE: Toronto Crash Update News - Limitation On Claims?

What happened with the pilots?

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by Stoicescu
Wed Nov 23, 2005 6:18 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: When Do Landing Lights Get Turned On?
Replies: 27
Views: 11890

RE: When Do Landing Lights Get Turned On?

I turn the beacons on when I start the engine. Nav lights at sun down (or very close to sun down) and strobes I wait until the last moment to turn them on because it is extremely annoying and blinding to other pilots. So usually while taxiing into position for T/O.

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by Stoicescu
Mon Nov 21, 2005 1:54 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Southwest's 300/500's Flight Decks
Replies: 36
Views: 4557

RE: Southwest's 300/500's Flight Decks

My flight instructor used to fly for US Airways (regionals) and he flew Dash 8-100 /200/300 and he said the only problem with adapting to each of them is that he had to know all the data on the performance charts for the exams.

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by Stoicescu
Mon Nov 21, 2005 8:54 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Fuel Selectors: Why No Both Position On Low Wings?
Replies: 12
Views: 11891

RE: Fuel Selectors: Why No Both Position On Low Wings?

The Piper Warrior <acronym title="Business Air (United Kingdom)">II</acronym> I fly has only L/R and Off positions. Start on the fullest tank and check it from time to time. A nice way to do it is USE the clock. Say the time says x:xx I will stay on L until the minutes show y:yy check it and if appl...

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by Stoicescu
Sat Nov 19, 2005 3:35 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Got My First Class Medical
Replies: 18
Views: 4368

Got My First Class Medical

I'm very excited about it I just got my first class medical today (FAA). I don't have any medical problems but it still was stressful. Here is how it went: I got there and he gave me some paperwork to take care of very basic and easy to understand. 1)He weighted me and took my height. 2) Urine Test ...

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by Stoicescu
Wed Nov 16, 2005 7:14 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Keeping The Plane Straight On Takeoff And Landing?
Replies: 40
Views: 28687

RE: Keeping The Plane Straight On Takeoff And Landing?

In the plane I fly during T/Os mostly I always have to use the rudder because of the torque.

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