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by Diego
Fri Mar 02, 2007 1:07 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Kalman Filter/curved Lines
Replies: 2
Views: 2614

Kalman Filter/curved Lines

Hello everyone looking through my POH I noticed that in the LR60 collins pro line 4 the IAPS or integrated avionics processor system, basically some sort of solide state component that carries out most of the integration of the data fed from different sources such as the FMS, the ADC, the AHRS, and ...

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by Diego
Thu Feb 01, 2007 1:02 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: VDP
Replies: 6
Views: 1740

VDP

Hi one more question I forgot to post on the previous message, what is the formula to calculate the VDP based on distance and not timing from the FAF?

Thanks

Dego

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by Diego
Thu Feb 01, 2007 1:00 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Learjet 60 Wing
Replies: 10
Views: 11875

Learjet 60 Wing

Hi eveybody I have a couple of questions concerning the wing of the Learjet 60, can anybody check if the statement on this small article of mine is correct? The learjet 60 sports a fully cantilevered swept-back wing with winglet designed to provide good lifting capability throughout the envelope and...

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by Diego
Sun Sep 17, 2006 9:30 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: V1
Replies: 9
Views: 9142

V1

hello everybody a silly question that just popped out in my mind: how does weight affect V1, well i know that an increase in weight results into an increased V1 but why is that? is it because of the Vmcg or because of the Vs? and how is V1 is affected by the runway condition or by the pressure altit...

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by Diego
Tue Aug 15, 2006 10:41 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Drift Down Procedure
Replies: 6
Views: 39138

Drift Down Procedure

hello is there anybody who can explain me the drift down procedure, when and how it is carried out?

Cheers

Diego

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by Diego
Thu Jan 12, 2006 4:40 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: FAA Pilot Record
Replies: 5
Views: 5643

FAA Pilot Record

Hi everybody one question that might not even be pertinent to the forum. About two years ago i was involved in an incident, a runway overrun; from a talk to a friend of mine who used to work for the FAA i was told that an incident is wiped off the record after two years. Is that true and is there an...

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by Diego
Sun Oct 30, 2005 9:02 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: How Do You Store The Frequncy?
Replies: 1
Views: 4463

How Do You Store The Frequncy?

Hi folks something that bugs me and i am having an hard time to find in the POH, how do you store the frequency on the Pro Line 2 COMM, i know that you have to press the XFR/<acronym title="Memphis - International (MEM / KMEM), USA - Tennessee">MEM</acronym> switch down to scroll through the channel...

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by Diego
Mon Oct 10, 2005 8:15 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: N1 Monopole
Replies: 9
Views: 6676

N1 Monopole

Hi folks one quick question : reading a falcon 50 manual I read that N1 inputs are supplied by a monopole. What is it? Some sort of trasducer that transforms the rotational velocity of the turbine shaft in current then forwarded to the motor of the N1 indicator?
Thanks

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by Diego
Sun Sep 18, 2005 7:19 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: EEC Vs Deec
Replies: 0
Views: 3222

EEC Vs Deec

hi folks i have got a quetion for the wizards out there about the EEC or the DEEC in the TFE731 engine. The EEC modulates the fuel flow from the FCU to the combustion chamber by means of a torque motor that operates on a bleed valve and on a regulating valve controlled by an acceleration bellows tha...

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by Diego
Sat Sep 17, 2005 4:31 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Falcon 50
Replies: 2
Views: 4499

RE: Falcon 50

thânks great hints, I certainly owe you one!!!!

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by Diego
Sat Sep 17, 2005 12:59 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Falcon 50
Replies: 2
Views: 4499

Falcon 50

hi folks does anybody know a website where i can find info about the falcon 50 such as study guides, pictures, pireps, flight tests apart from the official one?
Thanks for your willingness

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by Diego
Fri Sep 16, 2005 6:42 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Notes About The TFE731
Replies: 3
Views: 13911

Notes About The TFE731

hi folks i have been asked a few times how deep my knowledge about the engines that power the airplane that i currently fly, the Learjet 31A, is. Here a few notes follow that i jotted down during my groundschool and that i read on a regular basis to keep myself up to speed. THE TFE731 The TFE731 fir...

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by Diego
Mon Apr 18, 2005 3:17 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: For The Computer Wizards
Replies: 5
Views: 4013

For The Computer Wizards

Hi folks still going over a questionnaire: a few questions that I have for you and that quite frankly I have no clue what they are talking about so please be patient and forgive my ignorance on the subject. with reference to computer technology because of the output/input relationship of an <acronym...

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by Diego
Sun Apr 17, 2005 4:45 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Aircarft System Question For Wizards
Replies: 3
Views: 3908

Aircarft System Question For Wizards

Hi folks there are a few questions that I would like to ask to the wizards out there that came to my mind while going over a questionnaire: what is and how does a hydraulic fuse work? what is the difference if any between a reversible and an irreversible servo control units in the flight control sys...

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by Diego
Wed Apr 13, 2005 5:44 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Fronts
Replies: 1
Views: 1375

Fronts

Hi guys I am not sure if this question entirely fits this forum anyway I will post: if I can recall correctly the pressure at the passage of a cold front increases and then decreases while the opposite occurs in a warm front where as the front approaches the pressure decreases. Well it seems like I ...

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by Diego
Fri Apr 01, 2005 12:48 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Global Express Related Question
Replies: 0
Views: 2935

Global Express Related Question

hi folks I truly hope that some of you <acronym title="British Midland">BD</acronym> 700 drivers can shed some light on a couple of questions that arose when I was reading a report about the global express. The pirep stated that the electrical system uses 4 <acronym title="Air Canada">AC</acronym> b...

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by Diego
Tue Mar 15, 2005 4:23 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Weather Radar
Replies: 2
Views: 3210

Weather Radar

hi folks a couple of questions for those avionics wizards outhere. Reading a brochure about a weather radar I saw that there is a distinction, i guess referred to the band width of the radar between C and X? what does that refer to exactly and what kind of differences are there between the two bands...

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by Diego
Tue Feb 08, 2005 1:15 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Cover Letter
Replies: 2
Views: 1645

Cover Letter

hi folks I am not really sure that this topic is technically related by I know that there are a lot of pilots surfing this forum. I just received an application form from air atlanta icelandair where I am asked to submit besides the crew sheet and the <acronym title="Cargolux (Luxembourg) and Air Ch...

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by Diego
Sat Jan 01, 2005 10:32 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Going Off The Runway
Replies: 14
Views: 4336

RE: Going Off The Runway

the thrust reversers if functional they would have prevented the plane from getting off the end of the runway slowing the airplane down, as matter of fact the velocity at which the airplane hydroplanes is 9 times the square root of the tire pressure, therefore considering that the main gear tipe pre...

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by Diego
Thu Dec 30, 2004 10:59 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Going Off The Runway
Replies: 14
Views: 4336

Going Off The Runway

hi folks as some of you know I fly a learjet for living. a few weeks ago while flying a LJ25 I ran off the end of the runway, fortunately nobody got hurt, the plane was not damaged and the fact was classified as an incident. The reason why that happened is because of hydroplaning, the runway was wet...

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by Diego
Fri Oct 15, 2004 2:01 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: B737 Aileron Trim
Replies: 6
Views: 8346

RE: B737 Aileron Trim

wow thanks for your explanation cdfm, finally it makes sense, power and ground, great. It seems like you are pretty knowledgeable so if you don't mind there is another question I would like to ask: how does exactly the feel unit or whatever you call it, works, is it just bunch of springs or it is an...

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by Diego
Thu Oct 14, 2004 11:44 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: B737 Aileron Trim
Replies: 6
Views: 8346

RE: B737 Aileron Trim

hi thanks for your answers, anyway to be quite frankly I was looking for some mote informations other then how to operate it, like is there a sort of clutch between the switches and the controls? please don't be reluctunt to go deep in technicalities! thanks

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by Diego
Thu Oct 14, 2004 12:44 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: B737 Aileron Trim
Replies: 6
Views: 8346

B737 Aileron Trim

hi folks a quick question from a 737 fanatic and hopefully a future 737 jockey: why do you have two switches on the pedestal to control the aileron trim? thanks for your willingness

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by Diego
Wed Sep 08, 2004 10:40 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: CFM56/3 Instrument Markings
Replies: 0
Views: 2338

CFM56/3 Instrument Markings

Hi folks, is there anybody out there that can tell me the markings, green, yellow and red arcs and radials on the engine instruments of the CFM 56 /3/ B1 and <acronym title="Belavia (Belarus)">B2</acronym> and why is there only a low pressure limit on the oil pressure gauge, 13psi if I am not mistak...

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by Diego
Tue Jun 01, 2004 10:52 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Twin Otter
Replies: 20
Views: 4086

Twin Otter

hi folks I just watched the Budda Air's DVD by just plane video, no explanations at all about the cockpit layout or procedures however the scenary is great!!! Part of the DVD shows routes on a twin otter, any of you have any experience on it? I was wondering what the start up procedure is since they...

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by Diego
Wed May 19, 2004 1:08 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: A320 Startup
Replies: 4
Views: 3586

A320 Startup

hi guys is there anyone amongst you that is willing to describe me the procedure to startup an A320 with temp limits, idle parameters and flows?

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by Diego
Thu Mar 25, 2004 4:21 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: B737 CSD
Replies: 6
Views: 7362

RE: B737 CSD

Tanks for the explanation! greatly appreciated!!

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by Diego
Tue Mar 23, 2004 12:55 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: B737 CSD
Replies: 6
Views: 7362

B737 CSD

Hi folks here I am poting the last post, hopefully about the CSD. Now thanks to your help I have figured out how it works, although I still have a few questions: as far as I have understood the CSD temperature gauge normally shows the inlet temperature of the oil which mainly depends upon the CSD co...

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by Diego
Sat Mar 06, 2004 6:24 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: B737 Electrical System
Replies: 1
Views: 5259

B737 Electrical System

hi folks, my question might be a sort of broad but what do you exactly look for during the different phases of flight while operating the electrical panel of the 737? I assume prior to start up you check the voltage is good enough to start the APU, then you check the output oif the APU and conect it...

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by Diego
Thu Mar 04, 2004 6:23 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Triphase Alternator
Replies: 3
Views: 3218

Triphase Alternator

Hi folks, here I am posting another mind-buging question, at least forme, aboutthe electrical system, by far the trickiest one!!!! large airplanes, at least transport category ones instead of Dc generators use an Ac electrical system powered by a three-phase 400Hz alternator rated at I believe 115Va...

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by Diego
Tue Mar 02, 2004 11:16 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: MCC Aircraft
Replies: 1
Views: 1663

MCC Aircraft

Hi folks I am not sure the question I am about to post belongs to this forum but I will really appreciate an answer: does anybody know if there is an official list either JAA or FAA of the aircrafts that are certified for two pilots, cpt and F/O apart from those being flown by two pilots without bei...

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by Diego
Wed Feb 25, 2004 7:19 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Balance Panel
Replies: 12
Views: 8648

RE: Balance Panel

Wow Finally I got it,thanks FredT the drawing was really mind-clearing, it is amazing how easy concepts are to grasp when supported by a drawing! ahha Skipper don't think your old brain as you call it needs any shaking up, gosh I'd give a fingertip away to know as much as you know about aviation. <a...

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by Diego
Wed Feb 25, 2004 12:55 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Balance Panel
Replies: 12
Views: 8648

RE: Balance Panel

Hi skipper, actually I am although what you call a balance panel is in the Lear at least called servo tab, it is hinged to the trailing edge of the aileron and attached to the lower side of the wing through 2 rods in such a manner that it moves in the opposite direction of the aileron and the result...

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by Diego
Mon Feb 23, 2004 10:57 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: B737 Flight Control System
Replies: 7
Views: 14100

RE: B737 Flight Control System

hawk my email adress is [email protected]

Thanks a lot for your willingness

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by Diego
Mon Feb 23, 2004 12:48 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Balance Panel
Replies: 12
Views: 8648

Balance Panel

Hi folks still trying to figure out the b737 flight control system. One of the things that puzzle me the most is the balance panel hinged to the aileron and to the structure of the wing. How does it work? I know that moves depending on a differential pressure acting upon it although I'm having an ha...

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by Diego
Mon Feb 23, 2004 2:37 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: B737 Flight Control System
Replies: 7
Views: 14100

RE: B737 Flight Control System

Thanks to everybody for the explaination which cleared a lot of doubts, however I have got to additional questions: Is the quadrant another way to name the aileron bus drum? and About the balance panel HAWK says that it is operated by a differntial air pressure acting upon it. Exactly to which press...

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by Diego
Sat Feb 21, 2004 7:05 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: B737 Flight Control System
Replies: 7
Views: 14100

B737 Flight Control System

Hi folks got a couple of questions about the B737 flight control system: The aileron control system as far as I know consists of the two control columns, of an aileron trim, of two aileron power control units and of a single dual powered aileron attached to the outboard portion of each wing. Movemen...

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by Diego
Thu Jan 29, 2004 12:05 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: B747 HF Radio
Replies: 5
Views: 7967

B747 HF Radio

Hi folks I am trying to understand the functioning of the <acronym title="Hapag-Lloyd (Germany)">HF</acronym> radio and scrolling through the B747 300 cockpit photos I bumped onto a picture of an overhead panel showing the <acronym title="Hapag-Lloyd (Germany)">HF</acronym> radio. The radio has a kn...

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by Diego
Thu Jan 29, 2004 11:54 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: HF Radio
Replies: 5
Views: 4057

RE: HF Radio

Hi airplay thanks for your explanation that was really clear even though there are a few gray areas you might be able to shed some light on. Is the sideband referred to the fact that only either the upper or the lower side of the sine wave is considered at any specific moment, the other being the mi...

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by Diego
Wed Jan 28, 2004 10:12 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: HF Radio
Replies: 5
Views: 4057

HF Radio

Hi guys here I am bothering the wise men with another one of my questions! Today's question deals with the <acronym title="Hapag-Lloyd (Germany)">HF</acronym> radio. As far as I know a radio transmitter produces two different types of emissions: a continuous wave of constant amplitude transmitted on...

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by Diego
Tue Jan 20, 2004 10:56 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: CFM56 and a question about the ignition system
Replies: 5
Views: 11362

CFM56 and a question about the ignition system

Hi folks this is my second post today about the B737, the following question has to do with the ignition system and specifically with the exiter box. In the CJ610 and in the TFE731 the ignition system consists of 3 main components: the exiter box, the ignition michro-switch and the igniters. The exi...

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by Diego
Tue Jan 20, 2004 10:21 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: B737 Pneumatic System
Replies: 4
Views: 10370

RE: B737 Pneumatic System

Thanks for your time Cdfmx you have answered to most of my questions however do you happen to know if the BLEED AIR switches are left in the <acronym title="Air Nauru">ON</acronym> position at all times even prior to start the engines or they are flipped to <acronym title="Air Nauru">ON</acronym> on...

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by Diego
Tue Jan 20, 2004 6:18 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: B737 Pneumatic System
Replies: 4
Views: 10370

B737 Pneumatic System

Hi folks got a couple of questions for the B737 jockeys outhere: It is my understanding that the isolation valve opens if the switch is set in AUTO whenever any of the #1 or 2 BLEED AIR switches or any of the two PACK switches are in OFF. During startup since the APU is connected to the left part of...

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by Diego
Thu Jan 01, 2004 11:23 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: B737 Type Rating
Replies: 5
Views: 6331

B737 Type Rating

Hi folks, first of all let me wish you all a happy new year, as most of us do, or at least I like to think that way, at the beginning of the year I set my goals, which mostly happen to concern aviation, this coming year's goal is landing a job flying a B737 my dream airplane, although I am aware of ...

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by Diego
Wed Oct 22, 2003 2:39 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Aviation Dvd
Replies: 0
Views: 1289

Aviation Dvd

Hi everybody, how is it going? I hope fine. I am not really sure that the topic I am about to post is stritcly of technical matter, however I am sure that the guests of this forum are the most competent persons to get a piece of advice from. I fly corporate airplanes for living, learjet 25's, 35's a...

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by Diego
Fri Apr 25, 2003 9:30 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Corporate Aviation
Replies: 1
Views: 1780

Corporate Aviation

hi folks do you know any site specifically dedicated to corporate aviation and corporate sized aircraft? thanks

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by Diego
Wed Apr 23, 2003 10:28 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Throttle Split
Replies: 11
Views: 5106

Throttle Split

hi folks, the other day I was flying an old all beated up learjet 24 when I noticed that the throttle split was even bigger than in the lear that I normally fly and to tell you the truth while shooting the ILS in IMC late at night, after having flown 4 other legs, it can be really annoying adjusting...

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by Diego
Fri Apr 04, 2003 6:22 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Flaps Or Gear
Replies: 20
Views: 3440

RE: Flaps Or Gear

Dear essentialpower I might not be the most skillful pilot of the world but I can guarantee you that I am a nice person and an easy one to get along with. Sincerly I don't know what your flight experience is but from the few words that you have posted, I can tell without any doubt that you are not t...

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by Diego
Fri Apr 04, 2003 12:20 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Flaps Or Gear
Replies: 20
Views: 3440

RE: Flaps Or Gear

Oh my mistake I meant 1000 and not 100

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by Diego
Fri Apr 04, 2003 12:15 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Flaps Or Gear
Replies: 20
Views: 3440

RE:

Dear essentialpower I saw on your profile that you are not a pilot, and therefore I don't really think you are aware of what really happens behind that cockpit door! As far as my experience goes, although it is limited to the corporate world, both the CRM and the standarized procedures sadly, and le...

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