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by HAWK21M
Mon Apr 23, 2018 6:00 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Getting first class seats into aircraft.
Replies: 10
Views: 2749

Re: Getting first class seats into aircraft.

Dismantled & Reassembled in the cabin

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by HAWK21M
Mon Apr 23, 2018 5:59 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: ICAO English language proficiency
Replies: 13
Views: 2725

Re: ICAO English language proficiency

Higher Grade is obviously an advantage as is in most places, thats why I said most :)

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by HAWK21M
Mon Apr 23, 2018 5:57 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: What happens to the unused fuel in retired aircraft?
Replies: 31
Views: 5066

Re: What happens to the unused fuel in retired aircraft?

The Tanks are defuelled & the ATF is collected by the refuelling agency & the Airline paid for the collection depending on the quantity collected.

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by HAWK21M
Mon Apr 23, 2018 5:56 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Aviation Management Degree?
Replies: 51
Views: 5988

Re: Aviation Management Degree?

Getting a job on the basis of a Management degree will depend if its a Full time, Part time, Distance Education type and also
from the university it is acquired from.

For working professionals only Part time & Distance education is possible.

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by HAWK21M
Mon Apr 23, 2018 5:51 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Technical Information Regarding B757 APU and GCU and others
Replies: 12
Views: 2739

Re: Technical Information Regarding B757 APU and GCU and others

www.amevoice.com you would find old AMMs of the B757-200
as new Manuals are now part of Boeing Toolbox remote.
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Do a search on www.amevoice.com you would find old AMMs of the B757-200
as new Manuals are now part of Boeing Toolbox remote.

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by HAWK21M
Mon Apr 23, 2018 5:48 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: A320 Freighter - why not
Replies: 3
Views: 1294

A320 Freighter - why not

Any reason why the A319/320/321 was not yet considered for a cargo convertion programme, similiar to the B737 series.

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by HAWK21M
Mon Apr 23, 2018 5:46 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Cargo hold
Replies: 10
Views: 2046

Re: Cargo hold

Courier bags, smaller items of cargo, mail etc.

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by HAWK21M
Mon Apr 23, 2018 5:45 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Recording In The Cockpit
Replies: 10
Views: 2288

Re: Recording In The Cockpit

The condition is .....Is the company SOP being violated.
If a company Ipad is present, it has to be used for the purpose it is present there for.
Mounting a Go-Pro is a non official equipment & obviously cannot be permitted.

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by HAWK21M
Mon Apr 23, 2018 5:43 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Embaer "M-Shaped" Yoke
Replies: 4
Views: 2248

Re: Embaer "M-Shaped" Yoke

Any reason for the design of the Control column on the EMB.

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by HAWK21M
Mon Apr 23, 2018 5:40 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: How do airlines move equipment to new cities?
Replies: 29
Views: 6342

Re: How do airlines move equipment to new cities?

Mostly transported by Road on trucks.
Some large equipment are dismantled to fit in the transport vehicle
Fuel is drained and Battery removed for safety purposes.

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by HAWK21M
Mon Apr 23, 2018 5:37 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Protocols for disposing of food waste after flights?
Replies: 22
Views: 3954

Re: Protocols for disposing of food waste after flights?

It always hurts me to see the amount of food and beverage items that are wasted at the end of each flight. As cabin crew, I usually tend to empty all opened juice cartons into a 2L water bottle and take it home to use personally. Unfortunately, due to health and contamination concerns, the protocol...

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by HAWK21M
Mon Apr 23, 2018 5:23 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Recirulation Fan INOP - B757 condition for Bulk cargo
Replies: 0
Views: 892

Recirulation Fan INOP - B757 condition for Bulk cargo

Any reason why if the Left Recirculation fan is Inoperative on a B757 Freighter [No RH Recirculation fan present on freighter]
The condition for MEL despatch is the Aft bulk cargo compartment needs to be empty or hold only Ballast.

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by HAWK21M
Sun Nov 19, 2017 11:02 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Towing operations
Replies: 13
Views: 2203

Re: Towing operations

The tarmac has locations for start up post pushback
Also this is to give adequate protection aft of the aircraft due jet blast and clearence for any taxying aircraft in the vicinity.

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by HAWK21M
Sun Nov 19, 2017 10:58 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: aviation master and bachelor degree combination
Replies: 3
Views: 793

Re: aviation master and bachelor degree combination

After 28yrs in Maintenance ...I was considering to move into Trainings ... since I wanted to upgrade my acadamic qualification so I completed my BBA in Aviation operations and currently pursuing an MBA in Aviation Management. For a 12hrs night shift working professional ...studying full time is impo...

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by HAWK21M
Sun Nov 19, 2017 10:52 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: How is seat pitch measured ?
Replies: 10
Views: 1863

Re: How is seat pitch measured ?

From the front of the seat floor sttachment to the next front of the seat floor attachment.

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by HAWK21M
Sun Nov 19, 2017 10:50 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Who should leave the aircraft first during a hijack?
Replies: 12
Views: 1963

Re: Who should leave the aircraft first during a hijack?

Anyone.....
But if the flight crew has escaped then the aircraft stays grounded.

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by HAWK21M
Sun Nov 19, 2017 10:47 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Ramp Workers With Hearing Aids
Replies: 16
Views: 2054

Re: Ramp Workers With Hearing Aids

The Ear defenders are built to only block out low frequency noise and permit high frequency noise.

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by HAWK21M
Sun Nov 19, 2017 10:44 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: 707 / 727 / 737 cockpit similarities
Replies: 8
Views: 2906

Re: 707 / 727 / 737 cockpit similarities

Isnt section 41 the same in all three types.
However the cockput/flight deck does differ a lot.... more so after the B737 classics wete built.

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by HAWK21M
Sun Nov 19, 2017 10:42 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: What margin do pilots & ATC people have for personal talk?
Replies: 26
Views: 6297

Re: What margin do pilots & ATC people have for personal talk?

By regulation unneeded talk is not permitted, but practically a word or two of a greeting to someone known is done as long as its not jamming the frequency.

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by HAWK21M
Sat Oct 07, 2017 7:25 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Indian ecomony slowdown, truth vs hype
Replies: 21
Views: 1744

Re: Indian ecomony slowdown, truth vs hype

Guess the so called promised "Ache din" or Good days have not arrived yet.

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by HAWK21M
Sat Oct 07, 2017 7:17 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Forgot to raise the gear in a light aircraft?
Replies: 7
Views: 1525

Re: Forgot to raise the gear in a light aircraft?

If you do exceed the Manufacturers limitations for Gear down flight, an Appropriate inspection has to be carried out before the next departure.

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by HAWK21M
Sat Oct 07, 2017 7:14 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Loud Speaker Used for PIA In-flight Announcements
Replies: 8
Views: 4751

Re: Loud Speaker Used for PIA In-flight Announcements

If PA unit is not functioning....the Boom mike is a totally acceptable alternate.
Only wondering why would the volume be much higher, its not the Megaphone.

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by HAWK21M
Sat Oct 07, 2017 7:11 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: 737 Girt Bar manual vs. automatic.
Replies: 15
Views: 3857

Re: 737 Girt Bar manual vs. automatic.

longhauler wrote:
I swear, the overhead panel on the MAX-8 looks exactly like the 737-200 I flew 25 years ago ... and it was old then!


What exactly did you find similiar to the B732 & not to the later versions on the P5 panel.

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by HAWK21M
Sat Oct 07, 2017 7:07 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Possibility of adding raked wingtips to 737s?
Replies: 10
Views: 2256

Re: Possibility of adding raked wingtips to 737s?

Would mounting a Raked wingtip on a Short haul B737 serve the purpose considering Fuel economy.

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by HAWK21M
Tue Apr 25, 2017 6:15 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Suggest the best option.[Car[
Replies: 10
Views: 744

Re: Suggest the best option.[Car[

Finally got down to Four:-
1.Mauti Vitara Breeza
2.Nissan Terrano
3.Hyundai Creta
4.Honda City

Probably will depend on the test drive, variants and parking space dimensions :)
#3 & 4 I think

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by HAWK21M
Tue Apr 25, 2017 6:13 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Looking to buy a suit
Replies: 14
Views: 1299

Re: Looking to buy a suit

Ensure the Suit fits well......Tailored ones are preffered.

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by HAWK21M
Tue Apr 25, 2017 6:06 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Time to leave,so much hate here !
Replies: 22
Views: 8039

Re: Time to leave,so much hate here !

Frankly if you cannot develop a thicker skin on THIS forum, you´ll probably have a lot of trouble on OTHER forums. This is one of the best managed, moderated and controlled forums out there. Heck, I sometimes get irritated on what I believe is OVER moderating on threads. You just joined a month ago...

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by HAWK21M
Tue Apr 25, 2017 6:05 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Membership Levels
Replies: 10
Views: 5460

Re: Membership Levels

As it was said Adblocker Plus works charms. In my opinioon the site has not deteriorated. But since it is free to join, a lot of people who have other interests in mind have joined. I post 80% in Tech/Ops for obvious reasons since I work in this Industry & from Maintenance. I've started using A...

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by HAWK21M
Tue Apr 25, 2017 5:36 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Minimum qualification for aircraft preservation?
Replies: 2
Views: 772

Re: Minimum qualification for aircraft preservation?

Depends on your Scope of Authorisation & if there are any limitations.

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by HAWK21M
Tue Apr 25, 2017 5:33 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: 747 classic UD Door
Replies: 17
Views: 4577

Re: 747 classic UD Door

Man, haven't you guys heard of YOUTUBE? I'm not gonna do all of your work for you, but.... it's there. I understand some questions are simple & direct, and also Most have heard of You Tube......But a Tech forum answers specific questions & debates an issue or discusses a query. No one is fo...

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by HAWK21M
Tue Apr 25, 2017 5:30 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Saudia Ground Power
Replies: 3
Views: 1584

Re: Saudia Ground Power

What was the detailed Amperage,Voltage & Frequency of both units.

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by HAWK21M
Tue Apr 25, 2017 5:19 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: What happens to staff when airlines reduce routes?
Replies: 2
Views: 1232

Re: What happens to staff when airlines reduce routes?

It depends on the sector that is reduced.....If the station was a transit base & the Airlines does not foresee a resumption of that station soon, then staff will be layed off with a 90 day salary, or as per the appointment letter. If possible a transfer to an alternate station could be offered. ...

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by HAWK21M
Tue Apr 25, 2017 5:16 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Do airlines care about your high school grades when hiring?
Replies: 15
Views: 4182

Re: Do airlines care about your high school grades when hiring?

It does matter as it gives an indication on the students progress along the way.
Although weightage based on the job you apply for will matter the most...earlier grades will play a role too.

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by HAWK21M
Tue Apr 25, 2017 5:14 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: How do airlines assign numbers to flights?
Replies: 9
Views: 2765

Re: How do airlines assign numbers to flights?

Coincidently I find Aircraft operating from - to a particular sector having a similar number between airlines

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by HAWK21M
Sat Apr 22, 2017 7:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Freighter Airlines in South Asia
Replies: 13
Views: 1576

Re: Freighter Airlines in South Asia

What about palletized cargo that does not fit in the bulk compartments.

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by HAWK21M
Sat Apr 22, 2017 7:54 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: India cash bombshell
Replies: 115
Views: 7744

Re: India cash bombshell

Things are absolutely normal as on date :)

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by HAWK21M
Sat Apr 22, 2017 7:50 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Summer '16 trek back home - Part 6: Big delays, cracked windshield, angry passengers (SG CCU-BOM B73J)
Replies: 7
Views: 7173

Re: Summer '16 trek back home - Part 6: Big delays, cracked windshield, angry passengers (SG CCU-BOM B73J)

Best is to explain the situation as easy as it can be...lack of information usually gets pax agitated.

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by HAWK21M
Sat Apr 22, 2017 7:47 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Reason for your Favourite aircraft bias?
Replies: 59
Views: 4488

Re: Reason for your Favourite aircraft bias?

The B737 undoubtly....I've worked on this type in Maintenance & found it to be an excellent craft.

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by HAWK21M
Sat Apr 22, 2017 7:46 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Suggest the best option.[Car[
Replies: 10
Views: 744

Suggest the best option.[Car[

My choices are among:-
1.Maruti Suzuki Vitara Breeza
2.Hyundai Creta
3.Hyundai Verna
4.Maruti Suzuki Ciaz
5.Nissan Terrano
6.Honda City
7.Honda W-RV
8.VW Vento
9.Ford EcoSport

Any tips, no restriction on price.

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by HAWK21M
Sat Apr 22, 2017 7:42 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Happy Easter!
Replies: 11
Views: 1945

Re: Happy Easter!

HAPPY EASTER to all....belated though.

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by HAWK21M
Sat Apr 22, 2017 7:41 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: How much do you pay for internet?
Replies: 37
Views: 2490

Re: How much do you pay for internet?

Rs 334/- 50GB/30 days at 100MBps

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by HAWK21M
Sat Apr 22, 2017 7:41 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The U.S. must not act in North Korea on unilateral basis.
Replies: 123
Views: 4758

Re: The U.S. must not act in North Korea on unilateral basis.

US should use china to curb NK

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by HAWK21M
Sat Apr 22, 2017 7:39 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Membership Levels
Replies: 10
Views: 5460

Re: Membership Levels

Its true the quality has dropped over time. sadly.

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by HAWK21M
Sat Apr 22, 2017 7:38 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Time to leave,so much hate here !
Replies: 22
Views: 8039

Re: Time to leave,so much hate here !

Everyone gets brave hiding behind a computer screen.
Best is to avoid wasting time with the negative people & focus/communicate with those that are positive.
If needed point the violation to the moderators.

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by HAWK21M
Sat Apr 22, 2017 7:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: India Aviation Thread - April 2017
Replies: 136
Views: 11915

Re: India Aviation Thread - April 2017

Why no Cargo Airline launches in the country.

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by HAWK21M
Sat Apr 22, 2017 7:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Employee Allegedly Hit Mom with Stroller, Challeneges 2nd Passeneger to "Hit Me"
Replies: 274
Views: 24423

Re: AA Employee Allegedly Hit Mom with Stroller, Challeneges 2nd Passeneger to "Hit Me"

irrespective of the facts......The crew member challenged the pax aggressively & the pax too should not have walked across to the staff.
They are forgetting this is an Aircraft.

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by HAWK21M
Sat Apr 22, 2017 7:24 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Tail Stands Used at Alaska Airlines
Replies: 32
Views: 12277

Re: Tail Stands Used at Alaska Airlines

The technical term is the Tail support assembly, common in B737 Freighters to avoid a tail tipping over during loading unloading ops.
Its is not carried on the Aircraft but is present at each location the Aircraft operates too.
It screws into the Aft main Jack mounting point.

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by HAWK21M
Sat Apr 22, 2017 7:16 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Engine Windmilling on the Ramp
Replies: 32
Views: 6013

Re: Engine Windmilling on the Ramp

Every Aircraft Engine has the Danger zones or safety path marked in the respective manuals under various thrust conditions. In the case described in OP , its clearly just windmilling & unlikely the engine was running, the Pax would all be well away from the restricted zone. However from a techni...

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by HAWK21M
Wed Jan 25, 2017 11:36 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: 734 air start
Replies: 7
Views: 1574

Re: 734 air start

Not much difference apart a few extra jobs for the ground mx crew.....thereafter its a normal flight but APU wont be available in cruise and post landing.

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by HAWK21M
Wed Jan 25, 2017 11:35 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: 737 Tail
Replies: 43
Views: 10259

Re: 737 Tail

http://www.b737.org.uk
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The dorsal fin on the B737 adds aerodynamic efficiency to the LE of the vertical stablizer.
check http://www.b737.org.uk

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