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by shokaku1
Mon Sep 16, 2019 6:05 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Turbulence for Cargo Pilots
Replies: 17
Views: 2798

Turbulence for Cargo Pilots

Dear all,

Just wondering for Cargo Pilots, how do you guys deal with turbulence especially when your cargo consists of live animals such as horses, or fresh seafood such as lobsters.

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by shokaku1
Mon Sep 02, 2019 5:46 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Scenario Question: Unstable Approach
Replies: 19
Views: 2231

Scenario Question: Unstable Approach

Hi all. I like to ask a question which is scenario-based. Look forward to hearing all opinions on this one. You are the co-pilot of a flight. Your captain is the Pilot Flying (PF) and you are the Pilot monitoring (PM). You realize your captain is making an unstable approach for landing. What do you ...

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by shokaku1
Fri Nov 18, 2016 7:30 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Boeing 747-400ER engines
Replies: 7
Views: 2524

Boeing 747-400ER engines

Hi all, I have a question. Are the RB211-524 engines not a suitable engine type for the Boeing 747-400ER? I saw that Qantas and Cathay Pacific using GE CF6-80 and PW 4062 engines for their respective 747-400ER fleets when their non-ER fleets are usually fitted with the RB211 engines (excluding the o...

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by shokaku1
Fri Oct 14, 2016 4:43 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: B744 engines
Replies: 17
Views: 3073

Re: B744 engines

Hi all thank you for all the enlightening posts! So for the 3 engine choices for the B744?

Which one delivered the best of the following?
1) Fuel Burn
2) Reliability
3) Thrust

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by shokaku1
Thu Oct 13, 2016 2:19 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: B744 engines
Replies: 17
Views: 3073

B744 engines

Hi all, From what I understand there are 3 main engine types that can be mounted on a Boeing 747-400. They are the RB211, PW4056 and the GE CF-6 engines. I like to know what are the major considerations undertake when the airlines choose their engine for their B744 and what are the benefits associat...

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by shokaku1
Wed Oct 12, 2016 8:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Question on El Al Airlines
Replies: 2
Views: 701

Re: Question on El Al Airlines

Hi all, I have a question here. I understand that an EL AL Airlines Boeing 747 carried the most number of passengers for a single flight, with the official number at 1088 (including 2 babies born on the flight). http://www.guinnessworldrecords.com/wor ... -aircraft/ What I want to know is: What is ...

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by shokaku1
Wed Oct 12, 2016 6:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Question on El Al Airlines
Replies: 2
Views: 701

Question on El Al Airlines

Hi all, I have a question here. I understand that an EL AL Airlines Boeing 747 carried the most number of passengers for a single flight, with the official number at 1088 (including 2 babies born on the flight). http://www.guinnessworldrecords.com/wor ... -aircraft/ What I want to know is: What is t...

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