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by Bellerophon
Sat Aug 24, 2019 3:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: BA pilots call off strike on September 27th, 2019
Replies: 132
Views: 19564

Re: BA pilots to strike, 9-10 27 September.

...Anyone have more info on what the pilots are asking for compared to what they rejected?... This is a short excerpt from the BALPA press release dated 23 Aug 19: "...A day of strike action will cost BA around £40m. Three days will cost in the region of £120m. The gap between BA’s position an...

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by Bellerophon
Sun Apr 22, 2018 5:02 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Concorde cruise alt & Armstrong limit.
Replies: 13
Views: 2394

Re: Concorde cruise alt & Armstrong limit.

Philipvv …I was wondering what would have happened if Concorde would have had an explosive decrompression or very fast, immediate decompression at cruise altitude ( 60.000 ft ? )… This topic recurs every few years, however, for some reason - probably senility - I'm unable to post a link to my earli...

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by Bellerophon
Thu Dec 01, 2016 3:08 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Concorde Pilot Training
Replies: 20
Views: 6612

Re: Concorde Pilot Training

Max Q ...Would it be possible to leave the visor up in the covering position and still lower the nose to either the take off or landing position ?... No, as you suspected. Firstly, a single, gated, control lever was used for both the nose and visor selections. From the UP position, the first detent...

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by Bellerophon
Tue Nov 29, 2016 5:30 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Concorde Pilot Training
Replies: 20
Views: 6612

Re: Concorde Pilot Training

Max Q ... there was an override for the nose and visor to be manually dropped, if this was utilized what position did the nose fall to ?... Starlionblue has answered correctly - using information from a reliable source :bigthumbsup: - that the nose would only freefall to 5° and not to the DOWN (lan...

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by Bellerophon
Sun Nov 27, 2016 12:44 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Concorde Pilot Training
Replies: 20
Views: 6612

Re: Concorde Pilot Training

Max Q ...was there a speed / mach limit for the nose droop and /or visor in the event of either not moving up and / or retracting ?... The more likely failure, the nose failing to retract fully from the 5° (T/O position) after take-off, imposed a speed limit of 325 kts / M0.8. When the nose was UP,...

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by Bellerophon
Thu Nov 24, 2016 9:59 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: question regarding speed at altitude
Replies: 16
Views: 2813

Re: question regarding speed at altitude

GalaxyFlyer

...Barbados-bound...?...

Yes, well worked out! :bigthumbsup:

The (true) heading and max altitude are a big clue!

Best Regards

Bellerophon

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by Bellerophon
Wed Nov 23, 2016 3:24 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: question regarding speed at altitude
Replies: 16
Views: 2813

Re: question regarding speed at altitude

OzzyPirate

At max (certified) altitude with 140 kts between MMO and VLA.

Not a modern jet though! :D

Image

Best Regards

Bellerophon

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by Bellerophon
Wed Nov 23, 2016 12:52 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Concorde Pilot Training
Replies: 20
Views: 6612

Re: Concorde Pilot Training

Max Q ...are there many ex Concorde Pilots still flying for BA ?... Yes, I believe there is still one ex-Concorde Captain flying for BA. He was an ex-Concorde F/O who later returned to the fleet as a Captain and was the youngest Captain on the fleet in 2003, with many years of flying ahead of him. ...

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by Bellerophon
Fri May 20, 2016 11:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 747 Classics At British Airways
Replies: 55
Views: 16264

RE: 747 Classics At British Airways

<b>cedarjet</b> <i>...Another <acronym title="British Airways">BA</acronym> 747 oddity in 1985 was BA25/BA26 - <acronym title="CURRENT: Hong Kong - International (Chek Lap Kok) (HKG / VHHH), China - Hong Kong AND OLD: Hong Kong - Kai Tak International (HKG / VHHH) (closed), China - Hong Kong">HKG</a...

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by Bellerophon
Thu Apr 16, 2015 4:58 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Where Oxygen For Cabin Masks Comes From
Replies: 25
Views: 4958

RE: Where Oxygen For Cabin Masks Comes From

<b>Jagflyer</b> <i>...O2 generators provide about 10-15 minutes of oxygen....more than enough for the pilots to get the plane down to a suitable altitude where supplemental oxygen and pressurization is not required....</i> Whilst generally true, that is not always the case, as it also depends on the...

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by Bellerophon
Mon Dec 08, 2014 12:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turbulence On The Concorde
Replies: 18
Views: 29736

RE: Turbulence On The Concorde

<b>Ndiesel</b> <i>...I was wondering what turbulence was like on the Concorde. For those of you who got to fly it, did you ever encounter turbulence during cruise / speeds over Mach 1 at high altitude?...</i> As <b>gordonsmall</b> has already answered your question very succinctly, allow me just to ...

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by Bellerophon
Sun Oct 19, 2014 2:34 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Small Fleets And Boring Flights For Pilots
Replies: 11
Views: 4991

RE: Small Fleets And Boring Flights For Pilots

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/hooverman" class="quote" target="_blank">hooverman</a> (<a href="#3" class="quote">Reply 3</a>):<br/><i>Must have been boring flying the concord...

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by Bellerophon
Wed Mar 12, 2014 11:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA LHR-HKG Nonstop (question)
Replies: 10
Views: 10336

RE: BA LHR-HKG Nonstop (question)

<b>thenoflyzone</b> <i>...So 89/90 seems the likely years when <acronym title="British Airways">BA</acronym> started to fly non stop to <acronym title="CURRENT: Hong Kong - International (Chek Lap Kok) (HKG / VHHH), China - Hong Kong AND OLD: Hong Kong - Kai Tak International (HKG / VHHH) (closed), ...

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by Bellerophon
Thu Dec 12, 2013 4:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pilots Who Land In Beijing And The Smog / Low Vis
Replies: 11
Views: 5226

RE: Pilots Who Land In Beijing And The Smog / Low Vis

<b>Gonzalo</b> <i>...Effective January 1, pilots flying from the 10 busiest Chinese airports into the capital must be qualified to use an instrument landing system on days when smog reduces visibility to around 400 metres (1,315 feet)...</i> An <b><i><u>RVR</u></i></b> of 400m is below CAT 1 limits ...

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by Bellerophon
Tue Nov 19, 2013 12:33 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: US 2154 Misconfigured Flaps Landing
Replies: 20
Views: 6491

RE: US 2154 Misconfigured Flaps Landing

Hi <b>vikkyvik</b> <i>... I'm not familiar with "split flap" landings...</i> It is a problem that can occur on those aircraft where the trailing edge flaps on each wing consist of more than one section of flap. The B747 is a good example of this, as shown in this photo by <b>Sam Chui</b> <br/><cente...

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by Bellerophon
Sun Nov 17, 2013 1:50 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: US 2154 Misconfigured Flaps Landing
Replies: 20
Views: 6491

RE: US 2154 Misconfigured Flaps Landing

<b>larshjort</b> What, single engine, no toilet, and no flight engineer? Not for me!  <img src="http://cdn-www.airliners.net/aviation-forums/graphics/smilies/biggrin.gif" width="15" height="15" border="0"/> But mine did have a tailwheel!  <img src="http://cdn-www.airliners.net/aviation-for...

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by Bellerophon
Sat Nov 16, 2013 6:58 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: US 2154 Misconfigured Flaps Landing
Replies: 20
Views: 6491

RE: US 2154 Misconfigured Flaps Landing

<b>Georgetown</b> <i>...If any, what's the real danger here?...</i> The real danger, as <b>Starlionblue</b> was the first to point out, is when you have an <b>asymmetric</b> trailing edge flap configuration, that is, more flap on one wing than the other. The flaps will now effectively be acting as a...

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by Bellerophon
Fri Nov 15, 2013 1:33 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: What If Concorde Were To Fly On Regular Tracks
Replies: 5
Views: 5066

RE: What If Concorde Were To Fly On Regular Tracks

<b>tjcab</b> <i>...if they could fly the regular track at their regular cruise, would it not have cut flight time..</i> As others have said, Concorde cruise-climbed at levels well above the normal NATS tracks. Even if the track system had existed up to FL600, I strongly suspect that ATC (Shanwick an...

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by Bellerophon
Sat Jul 27, 2013 11:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EVA Descended Below Safe Height At SFO 28L
Replies: 49
Views: 22476

RE: EVA Descended Below Safe Height At SFO 28L

<b><acronym title="Cathay Pacific (China-Hong Kong)">CX</acronym> Flyboy</b> <i>...This is subjective. What is safe?...</i> Yes, I agree, it is subjective, which is why I used the words <i>"...in my opinion..."</i>! Others may disagree. Your comments about other aircraft types may also be valid, but...

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by Bellerophon
Fri Jul 26, 2013 2:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EVA Descended Below Safe Height At SFO 28L
Replies: 49
Views: 22476

RE: EVA Descended Below Safe Height At SFO 28L

<b>CaptCufflinks</b> <i>...I'm not arguing that being at that height at that point on the approach was safe...</i> Good, then it appears we agree. It wasn't safe. The aircraft had descended too low. The reasons why it descended to an unsafe height are not relevant in deciding whether that height was...

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by Bellerophon
Fri Jul 26, 2013 11:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EVA Descended Below Safe Height At SFO 28L
Replies: 49
Views: 22476

RE: EVA Descended Below Safe Height At SFO 28L

<b>CaptCufflinks</b> <i>...Firstly, the aircraft didn't descend below "safe height"...</i> In my opinion, being around 600 feet below the normal approach path in a heavy jet, with less than 4 miles to run to touchdown, qualifies as descending to an unsafe height, even if, as in this case, it was ove...

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by Bellerophon
Mon Apr 01, 2013 1:43 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Is The Stabilizer Fuel Tank Going To Be A Memory?
Replies: 38
Views: 21614

RE: Is The Stabilizer Fuel Tank Going To Be A Memory?

<b>thegeek</b> I may not have understood correctly the point you are trying to make, or the question you were asking, so please allow me try again. <i>...Is there a facility to transfer fuel from the wing tanks to the centre tank in flight...</i> No, not in flight. <ul><li><b>*</b> We can transfer f...

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by Bellerophon
Mon Apr 01, 2013 12:24 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Is The Stabilizer Fuel Tank Going To Be A Memory?
Replies: 38
Views: 21614

RE: Is The Stabilizer Fuel Tank Going To Be A Memory?

<b>thegeek</b> <i>...you need to know about so soon in the flight because you have to assume that you can't transfer fuel from the wing tanks into the centre tank, is that right?...</i> No, the problem is that with up to 10 tonnes of fuel trapped in the fin tank, the aircraft CG will move much furth...

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by Bellerophon
Sun Mar 31, 2013 12:21 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Is The Stabilizer Fuel Tank Going To Be A Memory?
Replies: 38
Views: 21614

RE: Is The Stabilizer Fuel Tank Going To Be A Memory?

<b>thegeek</b> <table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quote:<br/><i>...What actually happens in a 744 if fuel is trapped in the stab tank?...</i></font></td></tr></table> What actually happens is that you have...

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by Bellerophon
Sat Mar 30, 2013 5:34 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Is The Stabilizer Fuel Tank Going To Be A Memory?
Replies: 38
Views: 21614

RE: Is The Stabilizer Fuel Tank Going To Be A Memory?

<b>Pihero</b> As far as I am aware, the fuel tank in the fin of a Trident 2 was only put there because it was the most convenient place in which to install the extra fuel tank required to increase the range of the Trident 2. Fin tank fuel was not used to control the CG position, and the fin tank nev...

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by Bellerophon
Thu Mar 28, 2013 3:39 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Is The Stabilizer Fuel Tank Going To Be A Memory?
Replies: 38
Views: 21614

RE: Is The Stabilizer Fuel Tank Going To Be A Memory?

<b>747classic</b> <i>...jet aircraft with a basic cockpit crew of 3 , introduced during the 50,60,70 and eighties of the last century...no tail tanks were installed....</i> Apart from, amongst others, the VC10. <b>MaxQ</b> <i>...anyone hear of another Aircraft with this arrangement...</i> Yes, the T...

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by Bellerophon
Wed Mar 20, 2013 12:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Concorde 's Non Scheduled Flights: Where And When?
Replies: 89
Views: 24588

RE: Concorde 's Non Scheduled Flights: Where And When?

<b>Oshkosh1</b> <i>...in Oshkosh three times I believe...I had tickets to fly on it for the hour "joy-ride" @$700, but it was grounded about a week prior(2000) so didn't make the trip over here. </i> What a coincidence, I was due to be on that flight at Oshkosk as well.  <img src="http://cdn-ww...

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by Bellerophon
Mon Feb 11, 2013 4:00 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Pilots And Visas Questions
Replies: 13
Views: 4913

RE: Pilots And Visas Questions

<b>PHX787</b> <i>...when pilots fly to different countries, do the airlines/nations provide them with special visas and passports, or what are the procedures here?...</i> One or two countries I flew to required operating crew names to have been pre-notified to them (by the airline) so that they coul...

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by Bellerophon
Sat Jan 05, 2013 1:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Eagle Pilot Arrested In MSP For Alcohol Intoxication
Replies: 51
Views: 15291

RE: American Eagle Pilot Arrested In MSP For Alcohol Intoxication

<b>bioyuki</b> <i>...shouldn't the limit be 0.00%?...</i> I agree with you that pilots should be completely free from imbibed alcohol before flight, however the problem with having 0.00% as a limit is that there are several valid reasons why a pilot might have a minute or trace level of alcohol in h...

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by Bellerophon
Sun Dec 30, 2012 1:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Carriers Who Flew DC10 & L1011 Huge Mistake?
Replies: 81
Views: 20512

Carriers Who Flew DC10 & L1011 Huge Mistake?

<b>Crosswind</b> Did you by any chance ever work for BCal / Caledonian? You've got their history spot on!  <img src="http://cdn-www.airliners.net/aviation-forums/graphics/smilies/bigthumbsup.gif" width="33" height="15" border="0"/>  <i>...British Caledonian never flew the L1011, only the D...

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by Bellerophon
Fri Dec 21, 2012 11:03 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Windscreen Wipers On Aircraft
Replies: 41
Views: 16994

RE: Windscreen Wipers On Aircraft

<b>m1m2</b> <i>...Not sure about the take off roll, maybe some of our pilot friends here can help us with that...</i> Just as a piece of trivia, in general, most on the Concorde fleet were reluctant to use windshield wipers on the take-off roll. The reason? When raising the visor, there was only a s...

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by Bellerophon
Mon Dec 03, 2012 5:41 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Experts On A Tech Forum.
Replies: 21
Views: 9119

RE: Experts On A Tech Forum.

<b>KAUSpilot</b> <i>...I'll use the concorde oxygen thread <a href="http://www.airliners.net/aviation-forums/tech_ops/read.main/318021" target="_blank"> <b>here</b></a> as an example in which I offered to answer the question as best I could...</i> As your latest post appears to me to be aimed at me,...

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by Bellerophon
Sun Dec 02, 2012 4:18 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Aviation Sayings You Dont Hear Anymore.
Replies: 61
Views: 8644

RE: Aviation Sayings You Dont Hear Anymore.

<b>JumbpJim747</b> It's over nine years since I last heard this: ....<i>Speedbird 1 at UPGAS climb in the block FL450 - FL600, accelerate Mach 2</i>....  <img src="http://cdn-www.airliners.net/aviation-forums/graphics/smilies/crying.gif" width="15" height="15" border="0"/>   <img src=...

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by Bellerophon
Sat Sep 29, 2012 9:11 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Teaching P-factor
Replies: 8
Views: 4371

RE: Teaching P-factor

<b>gsoshutout55</b> <i>...I understand P-factor, but need help teaching it to a FED...</i> I have nothing technical to add to either of two posts <b>Mir</b> has just made, explaining P-factor and Gyroscopic effect, however I would make the following suggestion when explaining P-factor to an examiner...

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by Bellerophon
Sun Sep 09, 2012 12:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Scheduled 747 Service To TPA
Replies: 23
Views: 12056

RE: Scheduled 747 Service To TPA

<b>727LOVER</b> <i>...What airlines have flown scheduled 747 service to <acronym title="Tampa - International (TPA / KTPA), USA - Florida">TPA</acronym>...Forgot about <acronym title="British Airways">BA</acronym>...I know I've seen one here, but again....on a regular scheduled basis?????...</i> Yes...

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by Bellerophon
Sun Jul 29, 2012 10:47 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Is Working As A Pilot Bad For Your Health?
Replies: 60
Views: 24352

RE: Is Working As A Pilot Bad For Your Health?

<b><acronym title="Macae (MEA / SBME), Brazil">MEA</acronym>-707</b> <table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quote:<br/><i>...I read that almost all female Concorde pilots died of cancer...</i></font></td></tr>...

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by Bellerophon
Tue Jul 03, 2012 10:38 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: BA Concorde/pilots & Cabin Crew History Question.
Replies: 9
Views: 10064

RE: BA Concorde/pilots & Cabin Crew History Question.

<b>moo</b> <i>...I have read several times that flying Concorde was actually lower paid in <acronym title="British Airways">BA</acronym> than flying 747s, due to the passenger loads being linked to pay scales...</i> No, that was not the case, passenger loads had nothing to do with it. <b>vc10</b> ha...

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by Bellerophon
Mon Jun 18, 2012 10:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Trident G-ARPI 40 Years Ago Today
Replies: 22
Views: 13164

RE: Trident G-ARPI 40 Years Ago Today

<b>connies4ever</b> <i>... with no CVR, how can it be known that the Captain was incapacitated, unless revealed one supposes by autopsy results ?...</i> Autopsies were performed on all three flight crew members. These autopsies revealed nothing abnormal in the cases of S/O Ticehurst and S/O Keighley...

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by Bellerophon
Mon Jun 18, 2012 2:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Trident G-ARPI 40 Years Ago Today
Replies: 22
Views: 13164

RE: Trident G-ARPI 40 Years Ago Today

<b>RebelDJ</b> <i>...Trident G-ARPI 40 Years Ago Today...</i> I was just wondering if anyone else had remembered! It was an absolute tragedy, not only for all those on board flight <acronym title="Aircompany Tavria-Mac (Ukraine)">BE</acronym> 548 who lost their lives that day - including a school fr...

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by Bellerophon
Sat Jun 16, 2012 7:37 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Flight Crew On O2 In Normal Ops
Replies: 29
Views: 11205

RE: Flight Crew On O2 In Normal Ops

<b>KAUSpilot</b> <i>...I explicitly said I don't know the rules for Concorde. Excuse me for trying to answer the rest of the question. Quite rude...</i> In my first comment I was trying (<i>politely</i>) to point out that sometimes on this forum posters (<i>not just you</i>) respond to general techn...

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by Bellerophon
Fri Jun 15, 2012 10:31 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Flight Crew On O2 In Normal Ops
Replies: 29
Views: 11205

RE: Flight Crew On O2 In Normal Ops

<b>KAUSpilot</b> <i>...That would explain why concorde pilots always had one guy on O2....</i> They did not. As posted earlier, there was no such requirement on Concorde. Those who operate under FAA regulations should be careful, when answering questions, not to inadvertently imply that FAA regulati...

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by Bellerophon
Thu Jun 14, 2012 10:42 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Flight Crew On O2 In Normal Ops
Replies: 29
Views: 11205

RE: Flight Crew On O2 In Normal Ops

<b>smartt1982</b> <i>...I was told and again I do not know if it was true but on Concorde, because of the high levels they operated that one crew member would always have a mask around his neck just in case...</i> It wasn't true. <i>...I have watched a Concorde Cockpit DVD and did not see this at al...

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by Bellerophon
Tue May 01, 2012 6:55 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Why Does Autopilot Not Have Control Of Rudder?
Replies: 24
Views: 12643

RE: Why Does Autopilot Not Have Control Of Rudder?

<b>Pihero</b> <table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quote:<br/><i>...The Tristar - once again - was the forerunner of the introduction of the yaw axis in the A/P system...</i></font></td></tr></table> Oooooh....

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by Bellerophon
Thu Jan 26, 2012 10:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cat In The Cockpit
Replies: 29
Views: 15134

RE: Cat In The Cockpit

Much faster cat and a much faster aircraft!

http://www.clubconcorde.co.uk/images...a/concorde_masai-warrior-large.jpg

Best Regards

Bellerophon

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by Bellerophon
Tue Jan 24, 2012 11:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA To Start 747 Service To Moscow
Replies: 57
Views: 21515

RE: BA To Start 747 Service To Moscow

<b>raffik</b> <table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quote:<br/><i>,,,<acronym title="British Airways">BA</acronym> To Start 747 Service To Moscow...</i></font></td></tr></table> Perhaps that should read <acro...

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by Bellerophon
Wed Jan 11, 2012 12:09 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Concorde - Depressurization Risk
Replies: 19
Views: 9903

RE: Concorde - Depressurization Risk

<b>Viscount724</b> <table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quote:<br/><i>... Concorde's maximum certified altitude was 60,000 ft. Did that mean that in the event of a failure of the pressurization system, Conco...

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by Bellerophon
Wed Oct 26, 2011 12:48 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: What's The Big Thing With "30,000 Feet"?
Replies: 28
Views: 7817

RE: What's The Big Thing With "30,000 Feet"?

<b>bikerthai</b> <i>...Looked up the temperature profile vs altitude and found that there is a temperature inversion near the 10Km mark (near 32000ft)...</i> There is no temperature inversion near the 10km mark, under ISA conditions, Under ISA conditions, temperature is assumed to decrease linearly ...

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by Bellerophon
Sun Aug 07, 2011 11:19 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Pilot Requirement For Charters?
Replies: 9
Views: 4993

RE: Pilot Requirement For Charters?

<b>airtechy</b> <i>...What are the experience requirements....if any..... for pilots to fly charters into airports that the carrier doesn't normally fly into?...</i> There are in fact some airfields, around the world, where special restrictions, imposed by the civil aviation authority of the state i...

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by Bellerophon
Wed Jul 27, 2011 5:02 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Long Haul Flight Crew Rotations
Replies: 44
Views: 43328

RE: Long Haul Flight Crew Rotations

<b>aviateur</b> <table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quote:<br/><i>...I've been flying international routes from the US (medium and long-haul) for about four years now. The short answer to this question is t...

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by Bellerophon
Fri Jul 08, 2011 11:19 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Why The Sudden Obsession W/ Ash Clouds?
Replies: 16
Views: 3908

RE: Why The Sudden Obsession W/ Ash Clouds?

<b>peh</b> <i>...but it's only in the last 5 years or so that the aviation industry has been so affected...</i> No, I don’t think that is either fair or correct. The industry has been affected - and concerned - for much longer than that. Research into the dangers of flight operations in and near vol...

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