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by ba299
Wed Jan 10, 2007 5:49 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Logbook Etiquette
Replies: 27
Views: 21217

RE: Logbook Etiquette

In no way I will use black ink.
I have always used blue ink and nobody blame.

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by ba299
Fri Nov 17, 2006 1:12 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Aborted T.O Decision
Replies: 40
Views: 3521

RE: Aborted T.O Decision

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by ba299
Thu Oct 19, 2006 2:34 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: "descend On The Ils" Question
Replies: 26
Views: 9851

RE: "descend On The Ils" Question

I think that you have heard that at <acronym title="London - Heathrow (LHR / EGLL), United Kingdom">LHR</acronym>. Director vector US from the Holding to the LLZ. Normally we leave the holding at around <acronym title="Airtran (USA)">FL</acronym> 80 so the director assign us heading and altitude til...

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by ba299
Wed Sep 20, 2006 11:16 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Online Translator
Replies: 8
Views: 2122

RE: Online Translator

somethig more accurate. It translate "tu sei" (you are in italin) in you six.

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by ba299
Wed Sep 20, 2006 10:49 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Online Translator
Replies: 8
Views: 2122

Online Translator

Hi all,
I'm looking for a good online translator, to translate english to france and france to english.

regards

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by ba299
Wed Jun 28, 2006 6:31 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Acars Message Help.
Replies: 15
Views: 4915

RE: Acars Message Help.

As SOP no security sensitive message must be send via ACARS.
Do you now which airline use to uplink the route to the FMC via ACARS?? I know that UA use to... any other??

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by ba299
Sun Jun 25, 2006 2:54 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Thrust For Taxi
Replies: 18
Views: 11557

RE: Thrust For Taxi

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by ba299
Wed Jun 21, 2006 5:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Blairforce One....Order's May Come Soon
Replies: 146
Views: 16323

RE: Blairforce One....Order's May Come Soon

why he don't keep using BA?? BA livery give class to the PM arriving in an airport.

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by ba299
Sat May 27, 2006 5:36 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Practice Go Arounds - Training
Replies: 9
Views: 3697

RE: Practice Go Arounds - Training

UK CAA prescribe for real flight for all new type rating. During these flight go-around and touch-and-go are performed.

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by ba299
Sat Apr 01, 2006 6:12 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Reverse Thrust: How Often?
Replies: 38
Views: 7970

RE: Reverse Thrust: How Often?

At BA our policy are: Idle reverse except in case on runway contamination, autoland.

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by ba299
Sun Mar 05, 2006 6:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Shortest Regularly Scheduled Commercial Flight
Replies: 55
Views: 32655

RE: Shortest Regularly Scheduled Commercial Flight

LH operate MUC-NUE 6 times per day and it's just 30 minutes.

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by ba299
Thu Jan 19, 2006 5:11 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: 737 Autoland Information Requested
Replies: 16
Views: 18827

RE: 737 Autoland Information Requested

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by ba299
Mon Dec 12, 2005 7:30 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Fog Operations On Two Runway Large Airport
Replies: 4
Views: 4081

RE: Fog Operations On Two Runway Large Airport

Departure: when you ask for star-up the delivery control ask to you your take off minima and assign the RWY and start-up according to your minima.
Arrival: London advise you of the RVR and the RWY that you may expect but a flight can always ask for another RWY.

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by ba299
Mon Dec 12, 2005 7:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Massive Explosion In Herts UK
Replies: 60
Views: 11194

RE: Massive Explosion In Herts UK

The high delay message issued by Eurocontrol this morning was caused by the FOG in LHR not by the this incident.

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by ba299
Fri Dec 02, 2005 5:24 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: 27L Or 27R What Determines Landing R/way?
Replies: 17
Views: 4300

RE: 27L Or 27R What Determines Landing R/way?

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by ba299
Thu Dec 01, 2005 6:21 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: 27L Or 27R What Determines Landing R/way?
Replies: 17
Views: 4300

RE: 27L Or 27R What Determines Landing R/way?

Spencer are correct. At early morning the director try to sand <acronym title="British Airways">BA</acronym> heavies on 27L but they don't care much. When 09 are in use the 09R are used to avoid noise on the neighborhood living at the end of 09L. Yes a pilot can ask for a different rwy but in place ...

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by ba299
Mon Nov 21, 2005 6:37 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Deicing At Airports Prior To Departure
Replies: 42
Views: 7387

RE: Deicing At Airports Prior To Departure

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by ba299
Wed Nov 16, 2005 2:00 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: MEL
Replies: 15
Views: 2819

RE: MEL

without doubt:

1-A/T
2-APU
3-packs

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by ba299
Sun Nov 13, 2005 6:12 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Medical Emergency Diversions/ No Doctor On Board
Replies: 14
Views: 3990

RE: Medical Emergency Diversions/ No Doctor On Board

At <acronym title="British Airways">BA</acronym> we use the assistance of a London Trauma centre. When we have this issue the team work are essential. The CSD talk with the doctor to give all the medical information, the captain contact the OPS-control to make the arrangement for a diversion, the F/...

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by ba299
Sun Nov 13, 2005 5:07 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Software To Record Pilots Bad Landings/errors
Replies: 17
Views: 4916

RE: Software To Record Pilots Bad Landings/errors

At BA the FOQA data are used deleting the flight number and date. This provide just a trend indication. Once a while the chief pilot and safety department issue some communication with the data from the FOQA and some tips.

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by ba299
Tue Oct 11, 2005 4:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA`s 777
Replies: 39
Views: 7034

RE: BA`s 777

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by ba299
Sun Sep 25, 2005 5:37 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Boeing 777-300ER Flaps
Replies: 6
Views: 9207

RE: Boeing 777-300ER Flaps

On the regular we use flap at 5. But I think that the -300 use flap at 15. In the photo down here you can see on the left FMC "flap 14 pref" <br><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/open.file/890004/L/" target="_blank">View Large</a> <a href="/open.file/89...

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by ba299
Wed Sep 21, 2005 4:31 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Where's The PTT Button/switch Located?
Replies: 13
Views: 8854

RE: Where's The PTT Button/switch Located?

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by ba299
Mon Sep 19, 2005 2:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Heathrow Vs Gatwick: What's The Real Issue?
Replies: 42
Views: 7495

RE: Heathrow Vs Gatwick: What's The Real Issue?

LHR are easier to reach. You have train motorway and the Tube (the most difficult part are connecting with the Piccadilly line).
LGW just train and motorway.

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by ba299
Sun Jul 17, 2005 2:41 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: What Do You Do During Take-off?
Replies: 87
Views: 11166

RE: What Do You Do During Take-off?

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by ba299
Sun Jul 17, 2005 2:24 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Unusual Food In Meals/snacks On Flights
Replies: 21
Views: 5498

RE: Unusual Food In Meals/snacks On Flights

The happy meal instead of the crew meals in CAI....

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by ba299
Sun Jul 17, 2005 2:20 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Your Ideal Widebody Fleet
Replies: 31
Views: 3725

RE: Your Ideal Widebody Fleet

B777-200ER with RR895
B777-200LR just a few for ultra long range flights
B777-300ER to replace the B747-400

note this is what I want for the fleet of BA. The 767 can be keep as today.

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by ba299
Sun Jul 17, 2005 2:13 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Shortest Distance You Have Travelled By Plane
Replies: 148
Views: 8821

RE: Shortest Distance You Have Travelled By Plane

Lots of times LGW-LHR and back to bring aircraft to our mx in LHR.

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by ba299
Sun Jul 17, 2005 1:16 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Your Jumpseat Experiences?
Replies: 38
Views: 4710

RE: Your Jumpseat Experiences?

Almost all my flight with <acronym title="British Airways">BA</acronym> are on the jumpseat (except when I travel with somebody else). Last time was a <acronym title="Milan - Malpensa (MXP / LIMC), Italy">MXP</acronym>-<acronym title="London - Heathrow (LHR / EGLL), United Kingdom">LHR</acronym> wit...

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by ba299
Sat Jul 16, 2005 6:49 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Change Of Flightplan In Flight
Replies: 16
Views: 5487

RE: Change Of Flightplan In Flight

If we get a <acronym title="Natal - Augusto Severo (NAT / SBNT), Brazil">NAT</acronym> change we put the new waypoints in the FMC picking it up from a print of all the <acronym title="Natal - Augusto Severo (NAT / SBNT), Brazil">NAT</acronym> available on the day. To have a new flight log we send a ...

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by ba299
Sat Jul 16, 2005 6:37 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Holding Patterns
Replies: 26
Views: 3691

RE: Holding Patterns

Coming from the west to <acronym title="London - Heathrow (LHR / EGLL), United Kingdom">LHR</acronym> it really depend where the exit point from the <acronym title="Natal - Augusto Severo (NAT / SBNT), Brazil">NAT</acronym> is. If it is "near" you destination the ATC have some difficult to slow you ...

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by ba299
Tue May 31, 2005 2:58 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: B777 Engine Autostart
Replies: 18
Views: 8918

RE: B777 Engine Autostart

According to our procedures we can start both engine only on the RR and the GE90-76B. The others type on GE must be start one by one.

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by ba299
Tue May 10, 2005 5:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: This Is Your Captain... We Are Now Snoozing. . .
Replies: 32
Views: 11926

This Is Your Captain... We Are Now Snoozing. . .

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by ba299
Mon Apr 11, 2005 6:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is This Picture Legal?
Replies: 54
Views: 19370

RE: Is This Picture Legal?

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by ba299
Sat Apr 02, 2005 3:48 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Airbus Autothrottles And Landings
Replies: 28
Views: 11787

RE: Airbus Autothrottles And Landings

On the 777 we fly every approach with A/P off and A/T on. The A/P normally are disconnected when we are established on the ILS.

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by ba299
Fri Mar 25, 2005 8:34 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Why No Logo Lights On Most Flights?
Replies: 43
Views: 7340

RE: Why No Logo Lights On Most Flights?

At <acronym title="British Airways">BA</acronym> we use logo lights when we are on the ground to show that "the speedbirds are here"... In some airspace (such as gulf area) we turn on it as required by notams to allow better identification during the night. About the <acronym title="Melbourne - Tull...

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by ba299
Wed Feb 09, 2005 8:04 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: What's Your Shortest Widebody Flight?
Replies: 93
Views: 13298

RE: What's Your Shortest Widebody Flight?

Both with <acronym title="British Airways">BA</acronym> 777: <acronym title="Houston - George Bush Intercontinental (IAH / KIAH), USA - Texas">IAH</acronym>-<acronym title="Dallas / Fort Worth - International (DFW / KDFW), USA - Texas">DFW</acronym> after diversion to <acronym title="Houston - Georg...

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by ba299
Wed Feb 09, 2005 7:45 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: AA Or BA LAX-LHR.
Replies: 14
Views: 8066

RE: AA Or BA LAX-LHR.

KKMolokai:

At BA and with lots of partner airlines ZED are applicable even for C class..

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by ba299
Wed Feb 09, 2005 7:11 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Female A.netters
Replies: 68
Views: 5870

RE: Female A.netters

Me too,
you can find me specially on the tech/ops forum...

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by ba299
Wed Feb 02, 2005 8:36 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: How To Calculate V1 Speed.
Replies: 25
Views: 29733

RE: How To Calculate V1 Speed.

As said by the others we have the tables that for each runways give as the MTOW and the V-speeds. In our flight-decks we have a reduced version with only: dry rwy, wet rwy, and anti-icing on. If we need other tables we can ask via acars to our flight support.

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by ba299
Wed Feb 02, 2005 5:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pilot Lies To Mumbai ATC To Land First!
Replies: 37
Views: 14033

RE: Pilot Lies To Mumbai ATC To Land First!

If I get a penny for all the times that we ask for start-up when we don't have all pax onboard. I'll can stop to work.....

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by ba299
Tue Jan 25, 2005 8:53 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Heathrow Dual RWY Ops
Replies: 13
Views: 3435

RE: Heathrow Dual RWY Ops

According to the DOC 4444. If the runways centerline are spaced by less then 1310 meters but not less than 1035 meters it's is allowed to conduct independent parallel approaches if the controller have a radar that update the position every 2.5 seconds.

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by ba299
Mon Jan 24, 2005 7:52 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Captains Only For Taxiing?
Replies: 19
Views: 5025

RE: Captains Only For Taxiing?

I think that in <acronym title="British Airways">BA</acronym> we have the most free SOP about taxi. Normally the <acronym title="Palestinian Airlines">PF</acronym> taxi the aircraft from the push-back to the taxi-in. The only restriction are in such airport that have the docking systems that work on...

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by ba299
Fri Dec 10, 2004 6:03 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Crew Base
Replies: 1
Views: 1909

Crew Base

Hi folks,
I'm looking for some information about some regional airlines in Europe. Do you know which cities are crew bases for Eurowing and Lufthansa Cityline???

RGDS

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by ba299
Sun Dec 05, 2004 9:01 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Pilots... Your Superstitions
Replies: 48
Views: 7779

RE: Pilots... Your Superstitions

Always give the nosewheel a light tap/nudge with my foot after finishing preflight. I started on the C150 and now I keep to do that..

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by ba299
Fri Nov 19, 2004 8:48 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Fleet Management Software
Replies: 4
Views: 3681

RE: Fleet Management Software

A few days ago I saw the netline/ops (used by the operation control of a Italian airline) and I'm wondering which system the other airlines....

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by ba299
Fri Nov 19, 2004 8:37 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Landing Weight Limited
Replies: 18
Views: 5919

RE: Landing Weight Limited

@ AAR90:
do you know the reason for that limitation at DCA???? It's the first time that I heard this.....

[Edited 2004-11-19 12:38:46]

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by ba299
Wed Nov 17, 2004 5:57 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Ever Experienced An Aborted Take Off Or Landing?
Replies: 39
Views: 6236

RE: Ever Experienced An Aborted Take Off Or Landin

I had 2 aborted take-off. The first on a DHL B727 due to the stand-by airspeed indicator didn't work (needle not moving). The second about 2 months ago in DEFY a 757 decided to cross the runways during our take-off. Fortunately they was very far from us and the only thing that the passengers fell wa...

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by ba299
Mon Nov 15, 2004 11:55 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Fleet Management Software
Replies: 4
Views: 3681

Fleet Management Software

Hi folks,
anybody of you know the various names of the fleet management software that are used by the airlines to manage the aircraft rotation?
I already know that Lufthansa citylie use a program called Netline.
Any idea about Lufthansa??

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by ba299
Sat Nov 13, 2004 6:47 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Airline Pilots... Logo Light On/off?
Replies: 23
Views: 8992

RE: Airline Pilots... Logo Light On/off?

Convair990: yes the logo lights (as all the others lights) are listed in the MEL.

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