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by markyp
Wed Dec 30, 2009 4:49 pm
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Looking For FS Hardware
Replies: 0
Views: 9641

Looking For FS Hardware

Hi all, I am looking for <acronym title="STAF Argentina">FS</acronym> hardware: Goflight modules, inc the Goflight Throttle Quad Aerosoft Australia 747 <acronym title="Macapa - International (MCP / SBMQ), Brazil">MCP</acronym>, EFIS & EICAS, they stopped building these a while back but I am looking ...

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by markyp
Fri Oct 12, 2007 4:54 pm
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Thomson Fly Which A/c
Replies: 1
Views: 3715

Thomson Fly Which A/c

Hi all,

Off to Kos from Gatwick soon, which aircraft type will it be? Flying with Thomson Fly??

Any ideas? 757?

Cheers

Mark

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by markyp
Sun Sep 30, 2007 8:28 pm
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Flightsim Software Packages For Sale - Boxed
Replies: 2
Views: 8348

Flightsim Software Packages For Sale - Boxed

Hi all, As you know having a clear out!! Ok products are boxed versions I am selling: Level D 767 FS2004 & FSX Horizon VFR Netherlands Photo Scenery Just Flight Concorde Proffesional Flylogic - Switzerland Professional Photo Scenery <b>Real Air SF260</b> Radar Contact 4 Aerosoft Balearic Islands & G...

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by markyp
Sun Sep 30, 2007 4:25 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Airband Scanner
Replies: 5
Views: 8449

Airband Scanner

Hi all,

Just wondering if anyone could advise me on a radio airband scanner, or which one to buy!

Going to spend about a max of £140, I live 10mins from a military base in the uk, so will it pick that up??

Thanks

Mark

[Edited 2007-09-29 21:26:32]

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by markyp
Mon Sep 24, 2007 9:04 pm
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Lots Of Flightsim Hardware For Sale
Replies: 0
Views: 13838

Lots Of Flightsim Hardware For Sale

Hi all, Sorry if you have no interest in this subject but I am selling all my <acronym title="STAF Argentina">FS</acronym> Hardware. I have from CPflight. <a href="http://www.cpflight.com" target=_blank>www.cpflight.com</a> <acronym title="Macapa - International (MCP / SBMQ), Brazil">MCP</acronym> P...

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by markyp
Mon Sep 24, 2007 7:51 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: London City Airport
Replies: 2
Views: 3231

London City Airport

Hi all, Just wondering if anyone could advise me with some detail on London City Airport. I work in the city and would like to go and spend an afternoon having a look at the movements there. Does anyone have any idea firstly if I can get a train there and secondly where I can stand to have a good vi...

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by markyp
Thu Jun 14, 2007 11:51 pm
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Documents
Replies: 1
Views: 2291

Documents

Hi all,

Anyone got any planning apps / docs for 767-300?? Just want to plan my flights properly from scratch?

There must be someone here that does this sort of thing!! LOL? A real world pilot would be ideal!!!

Rgds

Mark

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by markyp
Thu Jun 14, 2007 7:42 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: 767-300 RW Pilots
Replies: 1
Views: 3039

767-300 RW Pilots

Hi all,

Just wondering if there are any real world 767-300 pilots here that would be willing to take me through all aspects of flight planning for this wonderful aircraft??

Thanks in advance, maybe you could pm me...

Rgds

Mark P

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by markyp
Sun Jan 28, 2007 3:25 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: STARS Into Cairns
Replies: 12
Views: 3072

RE: Stars Into Cairns

Hi there, Thanks for the reply. Very helpful. One question with our arrival we flew up from Brisbane, when getting close to Cairns we tracked all the way along the edge of the coast, on our left hand side, we made a left turn, i guess onto base, then another left turn onto finals rwy15, (very short ...

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by markyp
Sat Jan 27, 2007 5:57 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: STARS Into Cairns
Replies: 12
Views: 3072

RE: Stars Into Cairns

AJ,

Another weird thing was on the days i was watching what was going on, they were taking off from 15 and landing on 33 one day??

Mark

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by markyp
Sat Jan 27, 2007 5:32 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: STARS Into Cairns
Replies: 12
Views: 3072

RE: Stars Into Cairns

Hi <acronym title="Air Belgium">AJ</acronym>, Thanks for this. Maybe we could talk some more via pm??? For some reason I cannot pm you, just got a few more things to ask <acronym title="Aer Arann Express (Ireland)">RE</acronym> this approach. We flew up to the east of the airfield from the south tra...

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by markyp
Fri Jan 26, 2007 7:35 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: STARS Into Cairns
Replies: 12
Views: 3072

RE: Stars Into Cairns

Hi there, Excellent, yes in mean the one in Australia YBCS. Well we landed not over the city, came in from Port Douglas end, so south I guess. Another question they seemed to be taking off from the southern rwy and landing over the city north on the same day?? Yeah the STARs I don't quite understand...

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by markyp
Tue Jan 23, 2007 4:28 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: STARS Into Cairns
Replies: 12
Views: 3072

STARS Into Cairns

Hi all,

Any Aussie pilots out there explain the STAR and approach into Cairns for me??

I flew in here last week and did not really know what they did up there!!

I have looked at a couple of charts and they made no sense! We landed rwy 33.

Thanks

Mark

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by markyp
Tue Jan 23, 2007 12:52 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Stars & IAP
Replies: 4
Views: 4929

Stars & IAP

Hi all, I hope you are all well. I have a question, about STAR and IAP charts. Do airliners generally fly the complete STAR then get vectors to say an ILS?? I am asking this as many STAR charts mainly for the UK, finish at a hold, no problem there, but the never link with say the IAP? Also what happ...

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by markyp
Fri Nov 10, 2006 5:07 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Brisbane
Replies: 2
Views: 1713

Brisbane

Hi all, I am from the UK but based in Brisbane for a couple of months. Just wondering if anyone from that area would have access to show me around the apron or simply come along and show me where to go etc and do some photo taking..? I have emailed virginflyer but heard nothing yet.... Look forward ...

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by markyp
Sun Jul 16, 2006 6:25 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Winds & Fuel
Replies: 1
Views: 1998

Winds & Fuel

Hi all, Please could someone explain about working out how much extra fuel to load once we have an average wind component? How do you work it out as to how much extra fuel you would need or the logic? Example: 200nm trip, with an average 10knt headwind component already worked out? The aircraft burn...

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by markyp
Fri Jul 14, 2006 4:56 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Islander BN-2A
Replies: 3
Views: 1322

Islander BN-2A

Hi all, Could someone please give me some info on the above? I am looking to find out how this aircraft is loaded for fuel?? Do they have such things as RES, CONT fuel etc?? Or are the tanks fully loaded for there flights?? If anyone has any insight that would be grand, mainly for Aer Arann ops!? Th...

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by markyp
Thu Jun 29, 2006 10:25 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Cont Fuel
Replies: 6
Views: 3902

RE: Cont Fuel

Hi there,

Yes I mean Contingency Fuel but I know it is not what you said thanks anyway!

It is a % of the trip fuel but not sure which! 3% or 5%...

Mark

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by markyp
Thu Jun 29, 2006 2:15 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Cont Fuel
Replies: 6
Views: 3902

Cont Fuel

Hi all,

For ATR ops and in general is the CONT fuel normally 3% of trip fuel??

Thanks

Mark

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by markyp
Mon Apr 17, 2006 12:23 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Reserves
Replies: 9
Views: 2067

RE: Reserves

Hi Pilotaydin,

Maybe you could go into more detail of the breakdown of fuel planning and loading for JAR ops ?!?

Thanks

Mark

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by markyp
Thu Apr 13, 2006 6:18 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Reserves
Replies: 9
Views: 2067

Reserves

Hi all,

One more question. When from a flightplan airlines take a reserve which is normally always 30mins holding at 1500ft, is this figure always converted into multiples of 1000lbs or whatever and that is the figure that sits in the fmc reserve??

Thanks

Mark

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by markyp
Thu Apr 13, 2006 6:10 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Fuel Loading ATR
Replies: 0
Views: 2127

Fuel Loading ATR

Hi all, Got a flight plan here for an ATR72-500 Operator just hoping someone could shed some light on it!! From Gatwick to Liverpool TIME FUEL A-TAXI 50 B-TRIP 00:49 630 C-CONT 00:02 30 D-ALT 00:49 670 E-HOLD 00:30 390 REQD 02:10 1770 ALTERNATES = EGNX 80NM = EGKK 211 So from this i cannot see where...

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by markyp
Mon Apr 10, 2006 4:48 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: ATR72-500
Replies: 2
Views: 2430

RE: ATR72-500

Can anyone advise on this please??

Thanks

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by markyp
Fri Apr 07, 2006 11:39 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: ATR72-500
Replies: 2
Views: 2430

ATR72-500

Hi all, Got a flight plan here for an ATR72-500 Operator just hoping someone could shed some light on it!! From Gatwick to Liverpool TIME FUEL A-TAXI 50 B-TRIP 00:49 630 C-CONT 00:02 30 D-ALT 00:49 670 E-HOLD 00:30 390 REQD 02:10 1770 ALTERNATES = EGNX 80NM = EGKK 211 So from this i cannot see where...

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by markyp
Mon Apr 03, 2006 1:11 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: 737 Drivers!
Replies: 6
Views: 8316

RE: 737 Drivers!

Great.

Ok could you please explain your first part in lots of detail please??

Fuel figures used, extras etc i would like to know!

Thanks

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by markyp
Sun Apr 02, 2006 7:08 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: 737 Drivers!
Replies: 6
Views: 8316

737 Drivers!

Hi all, Which documents on an average day do you check and use?? Including detail of fuel planning etc?? What types of planning or documents do you use from showing up to work?? Weather charts? All the kind of thing I have been wanting to know this in ages!!? Thanks Mark<br><br>[Edited 2006-04-02 12...

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by markyp
Fri Feb 24, 2006 1:11 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: 737-700 Planning Etc!
Replies: 1
Views: 2968

737-700 Planning Etc!

Hi all, I am hoping there is a 737 pilot out there or someone that can help me with this!! From arriving in the crew room what stages and documents do you go through these days?? Could someone take me through all the documents you use etc prior to takeoff?? This would be so handy for me, including f...

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by markyp
Fri Feb 17, 2006 11:46 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: 737 Ops
Replies: 3
Views: 2101

737 Ops

Hi all, When flying European hops in the 737-700NG, how many alternates close to the destination are used? As it is a short haul flight i am assuming that you would have a fair weather one if the weather at dest is going to be fine. If the weather is going to be poor then you would use another one a...

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by markyp
Wed Feb 01, 2006 1:06 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: PNR & Critical Point.
Replies: 4
Views: 8516

PNR & Critical Point.

Hi all,

For a 737 European hops are Point of no return and critical point used at all??

If they are what are they and how can I work them out for European hops??

I am sure there are some pilots around here that know this stuff??!!

Thanks very much

Mark

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by markyp
Sat Jan 21, 2006 3:52 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: World Air Routes, Justflight, Etc
Replies: 1
Views: 7245

RE: World Air Routes, Justflight, Etc

anyone know this?? Any update at all??

Thanks

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by markyp
Tue Jan 17, 2006 4:56 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Planning....
Replies: 2
Views: 1681

Planning....

Hi all, I am hoping there is a real world pilot or anyone that can help me with the full procedure to planning for the 737-700 or 737 series from arriving at the airport going through the whole procedure, ie what charts do you check for this type and select? I think it is called the reference handbo...

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by markyp
Sun Jan 15, 2006 8:29 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: World Air Routes, Justflight, Etc
Replies: 1
Views: 7245

World Air Routes, Justflight, Etc

Hi all, Does anyone know of a DVD mainly for 737 series pref 737-700 or 800 that goes through the planning stage in a decent amount of detail?? I am looking for 737 based more than anything. I have the 744 Virgin19 one but would like something on the jets i fly in Flightsim mainly...... Any help wou...

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by markyp
Sat Jan 14, 2006 4:10 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Real World Alternates
Replies: 6
Views: 2341

RE: Real World Alternates

ok right!! So when the post says about the Reserve fuel includes flying to alternate then holding there for 30mins you just choose one close by?? So with this in mind do you also choose another alternate including the one above or?? I am really wanting to know this for fuel planning purposes which t...

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by markyp
Fri Jan 13, 2006 6:36 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Eng Out 737
Replies: 2
Views: 2252

Eng Out 737

Hi all, What are the procedures for one engine out? Say I am flying a 737 from UK into Germany somewhere how does this work? What do airlines do? Which divert etc? A planned one or?? So including the above example once explained how does it take this into consideration?: "If at the takeoff airport m...

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by markyp
Fri Jan 13, 2006 5:54 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Real World Alternates
Replies: 6
Views: 2341

Real World Alternates

Hi all, I fly mainly in Europe in Flightsim world but am still struggling to understand how in the real world they choose alternates and under what circumstances, I am hoping someone can answer for instances for UK and Europe? So this quote here: "RESERVE fuel is the minimum fuel required to be rema...

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by markyp
Wed Jan 11, 2006 10:39 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: BA RW Procedures
Replies: 3
Views: 2444

RE: BA RW Procedures

That is great!! Thanks! Would you mind in your description explaining how I could rougly work these out manually in for each category figures for a 737-700NG at all?? I thought the reserve fuel was a standard of 45mins in general, so would I need to work out the distance to the alternate to in time?...

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by markyp
Wed Jan 11, 2006 10:17 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Alternates
Replies: 7
Views: 1768

RE: Alternates

So does anyone have an answer for Europe for Alternates??

I am based in the UK and fly mainly in the Flightsim would to Europe!!

Thanks

Mark

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by markyp
Wed Jan 11, 2006 10:10 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: MDA's DH, DA's.
Replies: 4
Views: 3272

RE: MDA's DH, DA's.

Great thankyou both.

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by markyp
Tue Jan 10, 2006 11:46 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: BA RW Procedures
Replies: 3
Views: 2444

BA RW Procedures

Hi all,

For planning purposes what do be use for:

Reserve fuel
Taxi fuel
Holding fuel
Extra

Lastly do they use an Assumed Air Temp for derated reasons in the fmc? If so is this a standard one or??

How do they normally climb out based on fuel etc?

Thanks

Mark

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by markyp
Tue Jan 10, 2006 11:43 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Alternates
Replies: 7
Views: 1768

Alternates

Hi again, one other question to follow!! With say a 2-3 hr flight how do pilots in the <acronym title="RAS Fluggeselischaft mbH">RW</acronym> plan alternates? How many do they have. Do they have an alternate destination? But would this alternate have to be a descent distance away from the DEST becau...

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by markyp
Tue Jan 10, 2006 11:15 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: 737-700NG To
Replies: 1
Views: 2411

737-700NG To

Hi all, Could someone please give me specific procedural details on how to takeoff as they do in the <acronym title="RAS Fluggeselischaft mbH">RW</acronym> in this aircraft, inc what modes of <acronym title="Air One (Italy)">AP</acronym> are used etc and at what heights, when to excelerate and VREF ...

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by markyp
Tue Jan 10, 2006 11:13 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: MDA's DH, DA's.
Replies: 4
Views: 3272

MDA's DH, DA's.

Hi all, Getting very confused on the above for different types of landings etc. This is mainly based on a 737-700NG...... Could someone explain 1 = I know there are more than the above but explain them in detail?? When to use them. 2. How to set them in the 737-700NG? Radio Alt, Baro etc etc?? Readi...

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