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by sudden
Wed Aug 15, 2001 9:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pregnant Onboard!?
Replies: 13
Views: 1244

RE: Pregnant Onboard!?

lainhol......
we know more or less, but I just would like to know if the airlinecomp. have different "deadlines" for this, depending on wich airlinecomp. you fly with.

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by sudden
Wed Aug 15, 2001 9:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pregnant Onboard!?
Replies: 13
Views: 1244

Pregnant Onboard!?

I will become a very proud father in january, and I wonder for how long my girlfriend is allowed to fly? I heard that it is up to the 7th month but is not sure if that's correct. We will fly with KLM, and does all airlinecomp. have the same rule or is it diffrent? If it depends on the carrier I also...

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by sudden
Wed Aug 15, 2001 8:10 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Mirrodie And Co. Rape and pillage through Australia!
Replies: 18
Views: 3132

Mirrodie And Co. Rape and pillage through Australia!

was thinking about something! I'm a litte surprised that you could get a jumpseat so many times. Are the pilots over there more loosend up about having a pax in the cockpit? Have tryed that myself many times, even when I worked for a big carrier, but it was no every time. Lucky bast...!  <img s...

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by sudden
Tue Aug 14, 2001 5:34 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Mirrodie And Co. Rape and pillage through Australia!
Replies: 18
Views: 3132

Mirrodie And Co. Rape and pillage through Australia!

VEEEEERY nice and fun story to read!!!!!!
I wish I get the chance to do that kind of a trip some day. And, Don't think I have to wish you good luck on the proposal. That "flight" is already "airborn".  Big grin
Take care!

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by sudden
Tue Aug 14, 2001 3:14 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Klm!
Replies: 19
Views: 1722

RE: Klm!

NWA 747-400.......
Don't get all worked up about it! I really like NW as well. But what I ment was that KLM would maybe do better without NW. NW is a strong company as I see it. Would like to go on long flight with them one day. Take care.

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by sudden
Mon Aug 13, 2001 7:46 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Getting Pilots To The Aircraft
Replies: 11
Views: 3117

RE: Getting Pilots To The Aircraft

TWOTTERWRENCH! You have a very big mouth! When I read most of the topics in this forum I see your childish comments. Is this because you don't have any good answers and that you just wish you were a airline mecanic? Or is it more because you are on a high ride on your ego? This forum is for all peop...

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by sudden
Mon Aug 13, 2001 3:05 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Klm!
Replies: 19
Views: 1722

RE: Klm!

One thing that people are writing here is that they are expensive!? Now I ask myself why you have to fly business or forst class then. And if KLM is so expensive, why not choose a nother company then. And when it comes to delays I see that as a bad excuse to put down a airlinecompany! Delays has to ...

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by sudden
Sat Aug 11, 2001 2:02 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Klm!
Replies: 19
Views: 1722

Klm!

Hello all! Just want to say that I think it's a shame that so many are talking bull-... about KLM! I fly alot with them, and also worked for them, and I must say that I respect that airlinecompany. Now it probably looks like I defend my former employer but that's not what I'm doing. There service is...

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by sudden
Sat Aug 11, 2001 1:45 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Nosegear
Replies: 7
Views: 1529

Nosegear

How do pilots know when they turn out on the runway and is about to to start for T/O that the aircrafts nosegear is in line with the aircraft? Is it centered by itself, and what does this?

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by sudden
Tue Aug 07, 2001 5:37 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: 757 Water Sound In Thrust Reverser?
Replies: 11
Views: 3060

RE: 757 Water Sound In Thrust Reverser?

I must say that I don't think they used full reversers! If they would you would hang in your seatbelt, and as I have been told that is not a fun experience. I know a engineer who flew with the crew and no pax. They used full reversers and he said that it did really hurt. Please correct me if I have ...

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by sudden
Fri Aug 03, 2001 5:39 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Requesting Pushback?
Replies: 15
Views: 8357

RE: Requesting Pushback?

At GOT (gothenburgh) when I worked there the pilots called the apron tower for clearence, and then called the ground, and then we had to call the apron tower for P-back clearence as well. Heard that this were the only place this is rutine. Sometimes the pilot just asked us if we could take care of t...

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by sudden
Thu Aug 02, 2001 4:02 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: A320 Sound
Replies: 23
Views: 16511

RE: A320 Sound

I work at an airport and I must agree that the A-320 engines have a sound of it's own. I was on a flight ones, and this sound You could also hear from inside. It comes as soon as the trottle up for T/O. Sat beside a woman that tought something was wrong with the plane, but I calmed her down and told...

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by sudden
Wed Aug 01, 2001 9:37 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Engine Start DC-10
Replies: 23
Views: 5306

RE: Engine Start DC-10

Still makes me wonder why they kept on trying when the APU sounds like that! Like I said, heard this a nother time but a diffrent A/C type, and that one was grounded. No questions asked.

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by sudden
Wed Aug 01, 2001 3:44 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Engine Start DC-10
Replies: 23
Views: 5306

RE: Engine Start DC-10

VC-10....

I guess this does not make any problems to the flight cause the bird took to the sky. Otherwise they would probably have stayed on the ground, or am I wrong?

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by sudden
Tue Jul 31, 2001 9:37 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Engine Start DC-10
Replies: 23
Views: 5306

RE: Engine Start DC-10

DC-10Tony! Thanks for your answer! I work as a rampagent to. And to me it sounded like it was the APU who was screaming for "help". Heard the same "boom" from a nother flight one time, but that was the APU and that flight was towed to the hangar.

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by sudden
Tue Jul 31, 2001 6:02 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Engine Start DC-10
Replies: 23
Views: 5306

Engine Start DC-10

Was listening to a DC-10 at Schiphol when enginestart was in progress. Did not sound very correct when they tryed to start cause it came a wooosh followed by a boom! This strange sound came for 3-4 times and then the engine started. Same sound for all 3 engines. Can someone spread some light over th...

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by sudden
Mon Jul 30, 2001 11:06 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Transpondercodes!?
Replies: 14
Views: 1675

Transpondercodes!?

Does the planes have there own transpondercodes or do they change from flight to flight? If they change, where do they get the new one from? Is it in the flightplan? Or is it just that simpel that an aircraft always have the same one?

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by sudden
Fri Jul 27, 2001 2:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Airport?
Replies: 9
Views: 1068

RE: What Airport?

It's Gothenburgh GKirk!

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by sudden
Fri Jul 27, 2001 12:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Airport?
Replies: 9
Views: 1068

RE: What Airport?

GKirk!!!!!!!!!!!
Yes, you'r absolutely right my friend. Flown by Gill Airways.

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by sudden
Fri Jul 27, 2001 12:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Airport?
Replies: 9
Views: 1068

RE: What Airport?

Sorry OO-AOG, the answer is wrong. And when it comes to the 737-400 you can be right (but I'm not sure), but the F-100 is still in use.

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by sudden
Thu Jul 26, 2001 11:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Airport?
Replies: 9
Views: 1068

What Airport?

Let me give you a really hard one my friends! KLM 737-300/400/800, Lufthansa MD-11 cargo, Lufthansa 737-400, Lufthansa Canadair, SAS MD-90/80, British airways 737-300/400, Iran air 747SP, Air france F-100, Maersk 737-300. Well, what airport is this?

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by sudden
Thu Jul 26, 2001 8:42 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: PAN Pan!?
Replies: 14
Views: 2405

RE: PAN Pan!?

But it makes me wonder why the ATC not knew about this. Can it simply be that they (almost) never hear it, and have forgot this since the traning?
Thanks for you answer anyway!!!!

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by sudden
Thu Jul 26, 2001 7:55 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: PAN Pan!?
Replies: 14
Views: 2405

PAN Pan!?

Hello! Remember one time when I worked at an airport in Sweden and a A/C that was comming in for landing told the tower it was a "PAN PAN". The tower didn't know what this ment, and I have never heard of it before either. Did never get a good answer on what it meens. What I do know is that it's not ...

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by sudden
Tue Jul 24, 2001 1:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Schiphol
Replies: 2
Views: 891

Schiphol

Is there anyone more then me who lives in Ams. and go to Mc Donalds at Schiphol oost to check out arrivals and departures there? Maybe we can join there and talk about the best there is, AIRCRAFTS!

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by sudden
Mon Jul 23, 2001 9:48 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Regulate Preassure
Replies: 2
Views: 994

Regulate Preassure

how does the crew regulate the preassure in there ears? like we passengers do, by squeesing our nose and breath, or is the preassure in the cockpit regulated automatic so the crew can keep both there hands flying the A/C? Is it also correct that the crew have seperate airsupply from the cabin?

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by sudden
Fri Jul 20, 2001 4:44 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Ils!
Replies: 11
Views: 1526

RE: Ils!

MIGHTYFALCON!
Thanks for you'r answer! helped me out alot. What airport do you work at anyway?

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by sudden
Fri Jul 20, 2001 3:52 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Ils!
Replies: 11
Views: 1526

RE: Ils!

I don't want to question you who works with this, but why don't I hear ATC ask any other company for this info? It's everytime a SAS is on final. Does it help if I tell what airport I work on?

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by sudden
Fri Jul 20, 2001 3:15 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Ils!
Replies: 11
Views: 1526

RE: Ils!

.....one more small thing! Is this just on some airports, or is it all over the world it works like this for SAS?

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by sudden
Fri Jul 20, 2001 3:07 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Ils!
Replies: 11
Views: 1526

Ils!

Here comes another question to all you pilots out there. I work at an airport in europe for a handlingagent. Sometimes when we are off peak I take my radio with me and listens to the pilots talk with the ATC. I have notised something! When there is SAS (scandinavian airlines) that is on final for la...

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by sudden
Wed Jul 18, 2001 3:53 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Slats/Flaps During Takeoff?
Replies: 12
Views: 8328

RE: Slats/Flaps During Takeoff?

I heard the voicerecorder from that flight, and one of the cabincrew was in cockpit during T/O. Could hear the F/O talk to one of the cabincrew, so he was "busy" talking to her. Could also NOT hear any warningsignals when they had taken off and the aircraft couldn't climb. They crashed down in a mud...

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by sudden
Tue Jul 17, 2001 7:10 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Slats/Flaps During Takeoff?
Replies: 12
Views: 8328

RE: Slats/Flaps During Takeoff?

But how could the pilot forget it that time? didn't he have this system, cause I don't want to believe that he screwed up? Any one knows what disaster I'm talking about?

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by sudden
Tue Jul 17, 2001 5:31 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Slats/Flaps During Takeoff?
Replies: 12
Views: 8328

Slats/Flaps During Takeoff?

remember a disaster when the pilots had forgot to set the Slats during takeoff. My question is if the pilots get some kind of warning or voicealarm telling them that the Slats are not set on newer airliners? Or is it all in checklist? Is it also possible to "forget" to set the flaps, or do you get s...

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by sudden
Mon Jul 16, 2001 3:12 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: "disengaged" Pilots!
Replies: 5
Views: 1603

RE: "disengaged" Pilots!

Must say that this has nothing with movies to do. But when you wrote it I can see why you respond like you did. Well, who knows, maybe GOZILLA exists to!

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by sudden
Fri Jul 13, 2001 11:48 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Runwy Holding Bay
Replies: 8
Views: 8421

RE: Runwy Holding Bay

Are you sure you don't meen Holding point? Cause that I know what is, but have never heard about Holding bay.

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by sudden
Fri Jul 13, 2001 11:38 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Ground Crew Comm.
Replies: 6
Views: 2559

RE: Ground Crew Comm.

We connect our headset, and talk "out" the pilot during pushback and startup of engines. If I say no to enginestart, the pilot must wait for my clearence. I'm his eyes on the ground, and therefor he he listens to me. If headset doesn't work we use handsignals instead. There is handsignals for the sa...

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Fri Jul 13, 2001 11:32 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: "disengaged" Pilots!
Replies: 5
Views: 1603

"disengaged" Pilots!

This probably sounds like a stupid question, but I'm very cerious about aviation. Ok, here we go: Does the cabincrew have any emergency training like if both pilots would be "disengaged"? Is there any rutines of some sort for this matter, like if the cabincrew knows how to make a MAYDAY MADAY for ex...

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