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by GeordieFlier
Sun Nov 11, 2018 12:04 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Industry Wide Common Cockpit
Replies: 19
Views: 4521

Re: Industry Wide Common Cockpit

That's my hope - to generate a bit of discussion and learn in the process. I think any preference can be argued effectively, just interested in others' thoughts.

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by GeordieFlier
Sat Nov 10, 2018 1:41 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Industry Wide Common Cockpit
Replies: 19
Views: 4521

Industry Wide Common Cockpit

I'm not a real pilot, but I do a lot of flight simming and after a long time "flying" the A320, I've swapped back to the 737 and I understand now why (as far as I know) cross-type flying doesn't happen. In an emergency, you don't want the pilot having to execute a QRH and not be able to fi...

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by GeordieFlier
Wed Jan 10, 2018 11:25 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: SFO BA A380 takeoff on 1R?!?!
Replies: 46
Views: 7734

Re: SFO BA A380 takeoff on 1R?!?!

]Probably looked a lot like this:

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(May 1st, 2015 from SF Waterfront Hilton, Burlingame)

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by GeordieFlier
Mon Nov 13, 2017 11:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LIS as intermediate stop in 60s, 70s, and 80s
Replies: 34
Views: 7764

Re: LIS as intermediate stop in 60s, 70s, and 80s

In around 1993-1994 we took a family holiday from Newcastle to Lanzarote (Arrecife) on an Airtours MD-83. Presumably due to range, we stopped in MAN on the outbound leg to refuel (after a pleasant 20 minute hop) before continuing down to the Canaries. On the return we stopped in Portugal to refuel -...

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