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by speedracer1407
Wed Aug 22, 2007 4:40 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Identify This! 3.0
Replies: 245
Views: 21501

RE: Identify This! 3.0

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by speedracer1407
Mon Aug 20, 2007 9:55 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: A Hard Landing And Winds Aloft
Replies: 7
Views: 3639

RE: A Hard Landing And Winds Aloft

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by speedracer1407
Mon Aug 20, 2007 9:13 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Control Wheel Steering
Replies: 18
Views: 23460

RE: Control Wheel Steering

Despite the explanations above, I'm still unsure exactly what CWS is. If you're using the control wheel, how is that autopilot? What exactly is the form of automation that occurs in CWS?

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by speedracer1407
Fri Aug 17, 2007 8:29 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Transition From First Officer To Captain
Replies: 24
Views: 34641

RE: Transition From First Officer To Captain

How does an FO's preferred type-rating effect his road to captainship? Based on some previous posts about seniority and aircraft-type hierarchy, it's my understanding that a new-hire FO can choose a longer or shorter route to captainship depending on which plane he aspires to captain. I'm thinking o...

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by speedracer1407
Fri Aug 10, 2007 5:14 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: A Hard Landing And Winds Aloft
Replies: 7
Views: 3639

A Hard Landing And Winds Aloft

Last week, a pretty hard landing at <acronym title="Kansas City - International (MCI / KMCI), USA - Missouri">MCI</acronym> in a Frontier A319 left me wondering if winds aloft, perhaps just a a couple hundred feet AGL, could be so different from the warm, calm, clear conditions on the ground that it...

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by speedracer1407
Fri Jul 27, 2007 2:42 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: How Does A Plane 'take Off?'
Replies: 20
Views: 41051

RE: How Does A Plane 'take Off?'

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by speedracer1407
Fri Jul 27, 2007 2:35 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Pilots Qualified To Fly Both A And B Models
Replies: 27
Views: 4828

RE: Pilots Qualified To Fly Both A And B Models

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by speedracer1407
Wed Jul 25, 2007 8:21 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Wings Sweep Up Or Down?
Replies: 28
Views: 5961

RE: Wings Sweep Up Or Down?

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by speedracer1407
Sun Jun 24, 2007 5:25 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Comparing Landings
Replies: 8
Views: 2687

RE: Comparing Landings

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by speedracer1407
Mon Jun 18, 2007 2:25 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: 777 LCD Display Frames
Replies: 9
Views: 5257

RE: 777 LCD Display Frames

Ah hah. So simple. Should have looked closer. Thanks.

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by speedracer1407
Mon Jun 18, 2007 12:18 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: 777 LCD Display Frames
Replies: 9
Views: 5257

777 LCD Display Frames

I've been meaning to ask this for a while--on the below 777 cockpit photo, the <acronym title="Louis Trichardt (LCD / FALO / FALT), South Africa">LCD</acronym> display screan frames appear to have a hinge of some sort, but only at the bottom. The fact that this "hinge" doesn't have a corresponding o...

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by speedracer1407
Thu Jun 14, 2007 4:55 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Climb Thrust Higher Than T/O Thrust?
Replies: 5
Views: 9005

Climb Thrust Higher Than T/O Thrust?

Over a year a go, I posted a question about an extra shove of power I experienced on several E145 flights, none of which were related to flap retraction. The ever-helpful KAUSpilot flew a few legs and didn't notice any increase in thrust when switching from T/O thrust to Climb thrust. In this video ...

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by speedracer1407
Sat Jun 09, 2007 5:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chautauqua To Switch CO Express Fleet?
Replies: 90
Views: 7361

RE: Chautauqua To Switch CO Express Fleet?

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by speedracer1407
Wed Jun 06, 2007 4:40 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: When On Approach Do Aircraft Engines Get Louder?
Replies: 20
Views: 11313

RE: When On Approach Do Aircraft Engines Get Louder?

That video doesn't seem to clarify your question; in it, things get very quiet during final approach, and only get loud again after touchdown. What sounds are you referring to, and when do you hear them?

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by speedracer1407
Sat May 19, 2007 3:32 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Double Derate - 737
Replies: 15
Views: 12225

RE: Double Derate - 737

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by speedracer1407
Fri May 18, 2007 8:32 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Double Derate - 737
Replies: 15
Views: 12225

RE: Double Derate - 737

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by speedracer1407
Tue May 15, 2007 11:43 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: When Did Aerodynamic Technology Allow...
Replies: 14
Views: 2939

RE: When Did Aerodynamic Technology Allow...

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by speedracer1407
Sat May 12, 2007 1:39 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Guess Future Aircraft Retirement Dates
Replies: 17
Views: 2754

RE: Guess Future Aircraft Retirement Dates

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by speedracer1407
Thu May 03, 2007 8:13 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: CRJ-100 Take Off Performance
Replies: 28
Views: 22143

RE: CRJ-100 Take Off Performance

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by speedracer1407
Thu May 03, 2007 7:28 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: CRJ-100 Take Off Performance
Replies: 28
Views: 22143

RE: CRJ-100 Take Off Performance

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by speedracer1407
Mon Apr 30, 2007 1:57 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Trijet For Y3?
Replies: 44
Views: 5434

RE: Trijet For Y3?

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by speedracer1407
Sat Apr 28, 2007 5:38 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Rotation
Replies: 28
Views: 3983

RE: Rotation

It was covered with quite a few posts in this thread: <i><a href="/discussions/tech_ops/read.main/187371" target=_blank>Why Does The Nose Go Up?</a></i> <font size=1>(by <a href="/discussions/profile.main?username=Xbraniffone" class=quote target=_blank>Xbraniffone</a> Mar 23 2007 in Tech Ops)</font>

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by speedracer1407
Sun Apr 22, 2007 11:15 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: A340NG - Why Does It Have 4 Engines?
Replies: 34
Views: 9800

RE: A340NG - Why Does It Have 4 Engines?

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by speedracer1407
Sun Apr 22, 2007 9:07 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: How Do Planes Taxi Exactly?
Replies: 42
Views: 42836

RE: How Do Planes Taxi Exactly?

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by speedracer1407
Fri Apr 20, 2007 6:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Looking For DC-9 Jumpseat Video
Replies: 6
Views: 3949

RE: Looking For DC-9 Jumpseat Video

Jetjack74's videos were exactly what I was looking for. Thanks. By the way, excellent video, easily one of the best I've seen. It's a shame that so many who have the opportunity to film cockpit operations foolishly zoom in on the cockpit windows. They might as well be filming from the cabin. Your vi...

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by speedracer1407
Thu Apr 19, 2007 6:10 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Should Boeing Had Kept The 747 Wing At 40 Degrees?
Replies: 39
Views: 13770

RE: Should Boeing Had Kept The 747 Wing At 40 Degrees?

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by speedracer1407
Thu Apr 19, 2007 3:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Looking For DC-9 Jumpseat Video
Replies: 6
Views: 3949

Looking For DC-9 Jumpseat Video

Hey folks, Quick question: A couple months ago, a member posted a youtube video from a DC-9 cockpit jumpseat. It included taxi, takeoff (can't remember where), and descent and landing into <acronym title="Washington - Dulles International (IAD / KIAD), USA - Virginia">IAD</acronym>, I think, and con...

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by speedracer1407
Sun Apr 08, 2007 4:35 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Kias Vs Mach Number @ Altitude
Replies: 17
Views: 13465

RE: Kias Vs Mach Number @ Altitude

I have a parallel question: Air aloft is cold, and inte FL300+, very very cold. But is the temperature roughly consistent around the world througout the seasons? In other words, is the speed of sound considerably different at FL300 over the Equator during the summer than it is at the same alt. over ...

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by speedracer1407
Thu Apr 05, 2007 5:55 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Landing Approach Speeds
Replies: 7
Views: 7067

RE: Landing Approach Speeds

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by speedracer1407
Thu Apr 05, 2007 1:24 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Crab Angle Vs Crosswind Direction And Speed
Replies: 10
Views: 15756

Crab Angle Vs Crosswind Direction And Speed

There have been many crosswind landing questions on this forum recently, so I'm not asking for yet another explaination of how such a landing is performed. Rather, I'm wondering what the relationship between crosswind direction and crab angle is. It's my understanding that a plane "naturally" crabs ...

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by speedracer1407
Tue Apr 03, 2007 6:35 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Engines And Flaps
Replies: 8
Views: 3504

RE: Engines And Flaps

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by speedracer1407
Fri Mar 30, 2007 10:05 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Chord Length's Effect On Drag
Replies: 1
Views: 4638

Chord Length's Effect On Drag

It's my understanding that increased cord length roughly equals increased lift--or at the very least, that increasing cord length is one way to increase overall wing area (thus lift) without increasing span--thus the A380's enormous wing chord length while retaining a span of less than 80 meters. No...

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by speedracer1407
Tue Mar 27, 2007 11:57 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Pilotless Landing
Replies: 12
Views: 3003

RE: Pilotless Landing

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by speedracer1407
Tue Mar 27, 2007 10:22 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Beechcraft 1900 Has Negative Stability?
Replies: 53
Views: 6608

RE: Beechcraft 1900 Has Negative Stability?

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by speedracer1407
Sun Mar 25, 2007 8:24 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Why Does The Nose Go Up?
Replies: 37
Views: 6573

RE: Why Does The Nose Go Up?

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by speedracer1407
Sat Mar 24, 2007 9:03 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Why Does The Nose Go Up?
Replies: 37
Views: 6573

RE: Why Does The Nose Go Up?

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by speedracer1407
Fri Mar 23, 2007 6:50 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Questions On Commercial Cockpit Instrumentation
Replies: 5
Views: 4561

RE: Questions On Commercial Cockpit Instrumentation

What a fantastic boon that would be to amateur enthusiasts like me. Unfortunately, I doubt you'll get many real solutions to your proposal to this idea here, since this forum is dedicated to aviation knowledge rather than desktop computer interface solutions. Equally unfortunate is the fact that the...

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by speedracer1407
Thu Mar 22, 2007 4:55 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: New Pilot Has Silly Questions About Taxi/takeoff
Replies: 37
Views: 6914

RE: New Pilot Has Silly Questions About Taxi/takeoff

Question about the scope of the terms "rolling" and "static" takeoff: Is a rolling takeoff any takeoff in which the engines are not spooled up to full takeoff power before brake release? The vast majority of takeoffs I've experienced involve stopping on the runway after lining up (presumably waiting...

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by speedracer1407
Wed Mar 21, 2007 12:34 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: How To Recover From Advanced Aerodynamic Upsets?
Replies: 12
Views: 10349

RE: How To Recover From Advanced Aerodynamic Upsets?

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by speedracer1407
Wed Mar 21, 2007 10:31 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Smokey Nosewheel On Turning 744
Replies: 26
Views: 4734

RE: Smokey Nosewheel On Turning 744

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by speedracer1407
Tue Mar 20, 2007 6:31 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Smokey Nosewheel On Turning 744
Replies: 26
Views: 4734

RE: Smokey Nosewheel On Turning 744

About that tiller: Based on photos, it seems like the tillers are designed to facilitate lots of rotations to effect a change of direction. But I seem to vaguely recall that someone, somewhere, sometime not too long ago (I can't remember) mentioned that the tiller movement was somewhat proportional ...

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by speedracer1407
Mon Mar 19, 2007 4:54 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Can You Identify This A/c?
Replies: 19
Views: 3786

RE: Can You Identify This A/c?

you know, some archeologist of some post-apocalyptic generation is going to find this rock atop a mountain somewhere and conclude that it was the shape of an extinct animal commonly hunted by 21st century humans.

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by speedracer1407
Mon Mar 19, 2007 4:49 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Smokey Nosewheel On Turning 744
Replies: 26
Views: 4734

Smokey Nosewheel On Turning 744

Sorry for the poorly phrased topic. A few months ago, while watching ground traffic from the terminal at <acronym title="Chicago - O'Hare International (ORD / KORD), USA - Illinois">ORD</acronym>, a <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym> 744 made a scene out of a simple left turn from o...

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by speedracer1407
Mon Mar 19, 2007 4:33 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Beechcraft 1900 Has Negative Stability?
Replies: 53
Views: 6608

RE: Beechcraft 1900 Has Negative Stability?

I could be off on the terminology, but I take "negative stability" to mean, specifically, that the airplane will not fly without the aid of computer-aided fly-by-wire, usually due to the center of gravity being placed aft of the center of lift. This is often engineered into modern fighters designed ...

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by speedracer1407
Mon Mar 19, 2007 4:15 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Question: Recips, Detonation, 100LL
Replies: 16
Views: 5601

Question: Recips, Detonation, 100LL

I am continually mystified by the use of Archaic materials and fuel used in General Aviation. As has been proven time and again, comparing automotive engineering to Aviation engineering is futile. But in this particular instance, I can't find any reason why the principles of automotive engines aren'...

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by speedracer1407
Wed Mar 14, 2007 3:18 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: 737 Yoke
Replies: 9
Views: 7668

RE: 737 Yoke

It's just a flight number reminder? I recall that the display thingy on the yoke only has three digits. What about flights have have 4?

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by speedracer1407
Wed Mar 14, 2007 2:46 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Reversing From A Gate
Replies: 56
Views: 6130

RE: Reversing From A Gate

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by speedracer1407
Wed Mar 14, 2007 2:18 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: 737 Yoke
Replies: 9
Views: 7668

737 Yoke

On the 737, all of them, I think, the yoke has trim switches on the left (right for the FO), and what appears to be some sort of indicator on the right (left for the FO) with three numbers displayed. What is this? Is it simply an indicator or something, or are there switches in those grooves above a...

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by speedracer1407
Sat Mar 10, 2007 2:45 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Diesels And General Aviation; Why So Rare?
Replies: 22
Views: 7789

RE: Diesels And General Aviation; Why So Rare?

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by speedracer1407
Fri Mar 09, 2007 4:34 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: What Are Tora Toda Asda LDA?
Replies: 8
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RE: What Are Tora Toda Asda LDA?

Also check out "Fly the Wing" by James Webb. Should be available at a decent library. Lots of great piloting stuff in there.

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