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by newagebird
Mon Mar 20, 2006 3:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Would You Fly On This Airline?
Replies: 54
Views: 23343

RE: Would You Fly On This Airline?

hey its pretty obvious that its an error with the program they;ve used to develop it...when you arent zoomed in its fine but otherwise when u do zoom in its obviously wrong..its not that they don't know the geography, the <acronym title="Irtysh-Avia (Kazakhstan)">IT</acronym> programs just being a b...

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by newagebird
Sat Mar 18, 2006 6:49 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Question To Plane Spotters!
Replies: 2
Views: 2530

Question To Plane Spotters!

Hey guys Some of the photos that show up on A.net are of the cockpit...how do u guys get in there? What kinda clearances do you need or do you just get in because you know someone in there? I've tried getting a jump seat on singapore airlines but unsuccessful because my qualifications weren't accept...

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by newagebird
Sat Mar 18, 2006 6:44 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Can You Lose Your Job?
Replies: 11
Views: 4720

Can You Lose Your Job?

Hey Just wondering what might happen to a pilot if he messes up in a major airline...for example if he overran the runway like the guys in fedex did. Are the implications serious? Does anyone know any examples of pilots (w/o naming anyone of course) being fired for the slightest misdemeanour? I supp...

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by newagebird
Sun Mar 05, 2006 11:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates + Sri Lankan
Replies: 2
Views: 2641

RE: Emirates + Sri Lankan

hey, from what i hear, they seem to be an airline with high hopes however other factors seem to hold them back. Although their reputation as a carrier that gives excellent inflight service, meals and comfort is still growing positively they have had a recent exodus of pilots to other growing airline...

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by newagebird
Sun Mar 05, 2006 9:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates + Sri Lankan
Replies: 2
Views: 2641

Emirates + Sri Lankan

Hey all, this has nothing to do with their partnership...I just heard that 30 experienced pilots have left Sri Lankan Airlines, just wanna know if anyone can shed some light on this... Secondly. <acronym title="Emirates (United Arab Emirates)">EK</acronym> orderbook says they have 18 A346s on order ...

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by newagebird
Wed Feb 01, 2006 6:43 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Pre-flight Planning
Replies: 4
Views: 3874

Pre-flight Planning

Hey Ive always wondered how much work a pilot actually does before he flys. In this i mean, the top commercial or air transport pilots flying with Cathay and Qantas emirates and so on. I mean do they look at the weather in detail and calculate diversion PNRs and Critical points, fuel calculations an...

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by newagebird
Fri Jan 27, 2006 9:09 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Alternative Energy Sources
Replies: 15
Views: 2020

Alternative Energy Sources

Hey I just saw a program on tv that talks about the upcoming event known as 'peak oil'. In short it basically means that when demand exceeds supply there will be economic crisis and a decay of several industries, most hardest hit is obviously the aviation industry. Any idea if theres any kinds of me...

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by newagebird
Fri Jan 27, 2006 10:44 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Are Trijets Easier To Fly In Engine Failure
Replies: 5
Views: 6495

Are Trijets Easier To Fly In Engine Failure

Hey everybody, I havent completed a twin engine endorsement therefore i have little understanding of the topic. I hear that in a twin engine, if u had an engine failure u had to apply full opposite rudder and then trim the aircraft to compensate for assymetric thrust. With a tri-jet such as the <acr...

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by newagebird
Sat Jan 07, 2006 8:27 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Lights Off On Take Off And Landing
Replies: 21
Views: 33598

Lights Off On Take Off And Landing

Why is it that the cabin lights go off during the take off and landing phase of the flight? This may be a simple answer but so far the people ive asked havent got much of an idea and they're all lecturers on the damn subject!!
Appreciate if anyone can help...Thanks

Rgds Newagebird

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by newagebird
Sun Jan 01, 2006 11:01 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Avtur
Replies: 6
Views: 2781

Avtur

Hey everyone
I just wanna know why AVTUR cant be used in single engine piston aircraft such as a C172R. I know its aviation turbine fuel but whats the exact scientific reasoning behind it.

Thanks Newagebird
Happy new years

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by newagebird
Tue Nov 01, 2005 6:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Generation Engines
Replies: 0
Views: 1543

New Generation Engines

hey everyone Regarding the powerplant problems...has anyone heard of Pratt and Whitneys next generation engines. They use ADP technology or advanced ducted prop, basically they use a gear system to to reduce fan speed relative to drive turbine speed...this might sound like all complicated to some of...

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by newagebird
Tue Nov 01, 2005 6:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 787-10 Discussions Confirmed
Replies: 42
Views: 6108

RE: 787-10 Discussions Confirmed

hey everyone Regarding the powerplant problems...has anyone heard of Pratt and Whitneys next generation engines. They use ADP technology or advanced ducted prop, basically they use a gear system to to reduce fan speed relative to drive turbine speed...this might sound like all complicated to some of...

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by newagebird
Sat Sep 03, 2005 9:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates Crew In NYC
Replies: 60
Views: 17087

RE: Emirates Crew In NYC

Hey Dude

Good question...always wondered about it myself...but you'll never get the right answer...too many security implications...i think i'd know...mom works for emirates (not as a FA)!

good luck finding out

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