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by FLY 8
Tue Jan 16, 2001 12:21 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: I'm Going Back To School....
Replies: 45
Views: 3898

RE: I'm Going Back To School....

Well believe it or not, I don´t care, I´m a pilot for KLM. Actually it´s KLMalps! My opinion is that JETPILOT is not bluffing. to be a pilot! If he tells that so it should be! Somebody really is very of low character if he wuld be bluffing! But in one of his further posts he wrote, that he was a fli...

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by FLY 8
Tue Jan 16, 2001 5:52 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: I'm Going Back To School....
Replies: 45
Views: 3898

RE: I'm Going Back To School....

I´m sorry, that my english spelling is not that good, but I think a I speak it very fluently!
I took all my flight training in California! CPL/IFR/ME/SEA.

And , I don´t think that you speek as many lanuages as I do!

Benjamin!

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by FLY 8
Tue Jan 16, 2001 5:03 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: I'm Going Back To School....
Replies: 45
Views: 3898

RE: I'm Going Back To School....

I think DC-9CAPT said it all! That´s maybe somebody to respect and not JETPILOT!

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by FLY 8
Tue Jan 16, 2001 4:56 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: I'm Going Back To School....
Replies: 45
Views: 3898

RE: I'm Going Back To School....

No! He will not get respect of me! I just thought that this wouldn´t be good on here to fight out!
Let him play his game!
I go with your opinion and not with his on!!!

His statement of getting Captain on a 747 with something like 2500h is stupid, nothing more!

Benjamin!

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by FLY 8
Tue Jan 16, 2001 12:07 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: I'm Going Back To School....
Replies: 45
Views: 3898

RE: I'm Going Back To School....

Somebody takes here something too serios!
Well Orlo3, most of the Pilots are little kids!
That´s just making fun, what Jetpilot is making here! Pilots are strnge people!
Don´t get mad at him that fast!

Sincerly, Benjamin!

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by FLY 8
Mon Jan 15, 2001 11:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Does Everyone Hate The DC10?
Replies: 32
Views: 6436

RE: Why Does Everyone Hate The DC10?

You all summed up my opinion!
I think it´s a wonderfull aircraft. Old but very nice!
They look very good in the colors of Northwest!

Benjamin!

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by FLY 8
Mon Jan 15, 2001 11:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Anybody Flew On A Dornier 328?
Replies: 7
Views: 3277

RE: Anybody Flew On A Dornier 328?

Thank you for the responses! Nice to hear, that some people like the 328! It´s true, that the 328 Jet is pretty slow, since they used the wing of the prop 328! But the climb rate is impressive! Yeah the cockpit is just perfect! Honeywell Primus 2000, the same as in the embrear 135/145 and the Citati...

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by FLY 8
Mon Jan 15, 2001 12:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Mobile Phone Blamed For Crossair Crash
Replies: 5
Views: 2534

RE: Mobile Phone Blamed For Crossair Crash

Well they said it was because the autopilot/flightdirector was coupled to the side of the pilot non flying! The two pilots searched for the reason and forgot about flying!
Believe me that goes fast!

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by FLY 8
Mon Jan 15, 2001 12:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Anybody Flew On A Dornier 328?
Replies: 7
Views: 3277

RE: Anybody Flew On A Dornier 328?

Thank you for you response! That´s true, the aircraft bounces always, also on very little turbulence. But that´s not only because of the light weight, also because of the wing! The 328 has a supercritical jet liked wing. The ATR and also the Dash8 have Cessna liked wings. The best way to sit in the ...

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by FLY 8
Sun Jan 14, 2001 11:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airforce 1 And Boeing
Replies: 38
Views: 1649

RE: Airforce 1 And Boeing

I´m just wondering wich pilots are flying the AF 1??

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by FLY 8
Sun Jan 14, 2001 11:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Anybody Flew On A Dornier 328?
Replies: 7
Views: 3277

Anybody Flew On A Dornier 328?

Hi all!

I fly on a Fairchild Dornier 328 for KLMalps, and I wonder if anybody of you flew as a passenger on it.
I heard quite a few responses of some passengers, and they told me, that they really liked it. Silent cabin, nice seats and fast!
So what is you opinion?

Benjamin!

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by FLY 8
Sun Jan 14, 2001 11:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American A300 Paint
Replies: 5
Views: 3494

RE: American A300 Paint

Well, all airbusses have a special type of aluminium! When airbus deliveres an aircraft it comes with an light green/gray color! This type of aluminium could get corrision without the special lack. But with this special lack(paint) the aluminium is absolutly not sensitive to something like???salt. S...

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by FLY 8
Sun Jan 14, 2001 8:41 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Landing Distances Comparison
Replies: 4
Views: 1606

RE: Landing Distances Comparison

Hi! Well not only Boeing uses those charts, every airplane has them! I could ask some friends, who fly boeing for the manuals! But the landing distance can vary very widely. I just know one distance for the 747-400: 15C outside temperature, sealevel and autobrake to max: as short as 1600m!! Benjamin!

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by FLY 8
Sun Jan 14, 2001 10:14 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Superior Pilot...
Replies: 8
Views: 2442

RE: Superior Pilot...

Ok! somody got something in the wrong throught! I am sorry! First of all I´m working as a FO for KLMalps/Air Alps Aviation! That´s a fully independet regional airliner! My company expandet that much the last year, that everyone got a job in the airline to do something! I´m helping out in the selecti...

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by FLY 8
Sun Jan 14, 2001 8:16 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Superior Pilot...
Replies: 8
Views: 2442

RE: Superior Pilot...

Well WISZAZ13, that´s kind of stupid! With such a statement you would fail a lot of interviews in Europe! Everyone is making mistakes! Not big one but mistakes. A person who makes such statements cannot see his own mistakes, and can never improve. You might think now I´m stupid! But believe me I stu...

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by FLY 8
Sun Jan 14, 2001 8:09 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Aviation Fuel
Replies: 17
Views: 4922

RE: Aviation Fuel

Well lllini_152 Jet A is kerosene!
It´s just atype of it!

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by FLY 8
Thu Jan 11, 2001 7:16 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Abort Takeoff Over V1?
Replies: 8
Views: 4414

RE: Abort Takeoff Over V1?

Ok! Normally the takeoff distance is the same as accelerate stop distance (ASD)! The ASD means accelerating the airplane to V1 and shortly before you have an engine failure and you have to stpo the airplane without using reverse thrust! But anyway if you would use reverse thrust it would help you as...

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by FLY 8
Thu Jan 11, 2001 4:02 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Abort Takeoff Over V1?
Replies: 8
Views: 4414

RE: Abort Takeoff Over V1?

Hi! V1 is dependent from the runway lengt! I f the runway is long enough V1 is the same as Vr! For example, the Airplane I fly, the V1 is always the same as Vr. Because we are not limited from any airport we operate from. But when we make a charter flight to a small airport we make exact calculation...

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by FLY 8
Wed Jan 10, 2001 1:08 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Biz Jet Pilots, Where Are You?
Replies: 12
Views: 3052

RE: Biz Jet Pilots, Where Are You?

Any other biz jet pilots out there?

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by FLY 8
Tue Jan 09, 2001 8:13 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Biz Jet Pilots, Where Are You?
Replies: 12
Views: 3052

RE: Biz Jet Pilots, Where Are You?

To lainhol! Sorry, if I made you angry! The Cessna 421 is a really nice aircraft! I flew it for some hours up in Chico CA, where I made my US licence! I saw a lot from you, your homepage, and on jetcareers.com your articel about flying in Europe! Really good! I just meant, that flying a Learjet is j...

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by FLY 8
Tue Jan 09, 2001 7:57 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Yaw Damper
Replies: 13
Views: 5694

RE: Yaw Damper

To Mhsieh! Hi Mhsieh, I fly a Fairchild Dornier 328! Do you know that aircraft? It´s not that popular in the states, but it´s a really good turbo prop! Very fast but tricky to fly! I flew on a Learjet before and the Dornier is much more sensitive than the Lear!! It also has a wonderfull Glass cockpi...

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by FLY 8
Mon Jan 08, 2001 9:05 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Yaw Damper
Replies: 13
Views: 5694

RE: Yaw Damper

Hi!

On the airplane I fly the yaw damper is of for take off, because it would counter act if an engine failure occurs at Vr!
Our Standard Operating Procedures say: "Gear up, Yaw damper on"
So the non flying pilot selects the gear up and switches the yaw damper on!

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by FLY 8
Mon Jan 08, 2001 8:51 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Biz Jet Pilots, Where Are You?
Replies: 12
Views: 3052

RE: Biz Jet Pilots, Where Are You?

Hi! I´ve flown on a Learjet 31a before I got the Job with the airline I fly for now! He was owened by a former formula1 car racer. Lainhol you really cannot compare a Cessna 421 with a Learjet. And yes flying on a corporate Jet is more fun than for an airline! The only bad thing about you don´t have...

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by FLY 8
Sun Jan 07, 2001 3:51 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: VHF Frequencies.
Replies: 2
Views: 1577

RE: VHF Frequencies.

Hi!

On some major airports, you contact ground automatically! That´s how it is in AMS! There you have a Delivery Freq. and a Start up Freq.!
That means you get you clearance from delivery, than you ask for start up on the next freq. and for taxi it´s again an other one!

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by FLY 8
Fri Jan 05, 2001 2:29 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: UK Transition Altitude
Replies: 1
Views: 2220

RE: UK Transition Altitude

It depends on the airport! MSA Minimum sector altitude!

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by FLY 8
Thu Jan 04, 2001 6:46 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: CFI Notebook
Replies: 1
Views: 2337

RE: CFI Notebook

Come on! I also have the american CFI! But hey, that´s not much to learn at all! As future airline pilot you should get used to that! One day you will get to long range navigation, where you have to learn everything about MNPSA, RVSM airspace and ETOPS, the NAT track system or plotting wich is the f...

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by FLY 8
Mon Jan 01, 2001 3:50 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Looking For Dispatch Job Europe / Middle East
Replies: 1
Views: 2656

RE: Looking For Dispatch Job Europe / Middle East

Hi! I´m flying for KLMalps!, that´s a independent airline wich operates some of their flights for the dutch KLM! I think we are looking for Dipatchers with experience!The main base of the Company is in Innsbruck, Austria! So just look at their hompage and find the adress and telephon number! (There ...

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by FLY 8
Wed Dec 27, 2000 8:26 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Need Help With A Project
Replies: 21
Views: 3406

RE: Need Help With A Project

Hi! I wan´t to give your something about the company structure and all the manuals you have to puplish before your first flight! Organizational Structure: Accontable Manager I -Quality Manager I-----------------I------------I-------------I I I I I Flight Operations Maintanance Crew Training Ground M...

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by FLY 8
Wed Dec 27, 2000 3:48 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Approach CAT I, II, III
Replies: 6
Views: 62133

RE: Approach CAT I, II, III

Hi! The function automatic taxiing is not availlable, since there are no CATIIIc approaches allowed. Just imagine could you taxi an aircraft where the cockpit is 9 meters above the ground in 0 meters visibility. In that case you would need an aircraft wich can taxi automatically. Dogging doesn´t exi...

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by FLY 8
Sat Dec 23, 2000 7:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Weird Callsigns
Replies: 10
Views: 3459

RE: Weird Callsigns


"Ghostrider" - Air UK
"Springbok" - South African
"Snoopy" - a charter company I don´t know
"Sundance" - United Express

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by FLY 8
Sat Dec 23, 2000 6:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Greatest Aircraft Of All Time
Replies: 70
Views: 5153

RE: Greatest Aircraft Of All Time



1.) B-747
2.) MD-11
3.) Lockheed Constellation
4.) A-330
5.) B-757

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by FLY 8
Fri Dec 22, 2000 7:57 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Approach CAT I, II, III
Replies: 6
Views: 62133

RE: Approach CAT I, II, III

CatI means: That´s what you can fly when you have the Instrument rating: Your minimum is 550m RVR (Runway visulal range) and a descision hight of 200 feet above ground. CATII means. You need a special training and a special aircraft. The aircraft has to have two different flight guidance systems, on...

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by FLY 8
Fri Dec 22, 2000 7:19 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Graphical Capabilities Of Full Motion Sims
Replies: 13
Views: 1629

RE: Graphical Capabilities Of Full Motion Sims

Hi!! Don´t listen what the other two have written. Don´t ask for any pictures, because there you can not see the real thing. It´s true that the graphic is not that good, but that´s not that important. Important is the reality how the picture looks. When you get the chance to look into a simulator, d...

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by FLY 8
Thu Dec 21, 2000 8:20 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: What Is A Rnav?
Replies: 5
Views: 4552

RE: What Is A Rnav?

Hi! It´s true what the others told you about RNAV! Bud the wording RNAV got popular in Europe the last years, because your are not allowed to fly without RNAV equipment over FL190 in Europe! And RNAV means Area Navigation. And with those things the other one explained to you,you cannot fly over leve...

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by FLY 8
Sun Dec 17, 2000 8:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Guess The Airline 1
Replies: 20
Views: 488

RE: Guess The Airline 1

British Airways

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by FLY 8
Sun Dec 17, 2000 7:58 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Pushback Conversations
Replies: 14
Views: 19431

RE: Pushback Conversations

Hi !! We usually make the pushback with hand sign´s to the ground personal. Our procedure is also to start the engines before the pushback but we leave them in idle and the props in feather! Then we make the afterstart checklist: 1. External Power - off/disconnected 2. ECS-Packs - on 3. Overhead Pan...

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by FLY 8
Sun Dec 17, 2000 7:42 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Rudder Vs. Nose Wheel Steer
Replies: 4
Views: 2534

RE: Rudder Vs. Nose Wheel Steer

Hi! That´s wright it depends wich aircraft. On my aicraft you have a nosewheelsteering capapility with the rudder to 5* to each side. That means we take off without using the tiller. After landing we put the condition levers at 60 knots to minimum and than we have nosewheel steering capapility with ...

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by FLY 8
Fri Dec 15, 2000 7:44 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Alternate Airports
Replies: 5
Views: 13413

RE: Alternate Airports

That´s correct like Me has discribed it! But you also need a second alternate if at your destination the weather 1 hour before and one hour after expected arrival the destination aerodrome is closed (in respect of the weather - that means below minimum). And the weather at the destination alternate...

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by FLY 8
Tue Dec 12, 2000 6:34 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Engine-Out
Replies: 5
Views: 2518

RE: Engine-Out

Hi there! I´m flying a Dornier 328 for KLM alps and we do have some other procedures. First on the Dornier 328 the V1 is the same as VR! But if you have a engine failure at VR you have to be really fast to step into the wright rudder to prevent the airplane to turn for 180* in a few seconds. Then we...

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by FLY 8
Tue Dec 12, 2000 6:14 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: When Do You Contact Departure?
Replies: 14
Views: 17079

RE: When Do You Contact Departure?

Hi! It´s true what lainhol explaint, that it depends on wich Airport you are flying out and if you are on an IFR flight or VFR flight. You normally get to Radar (Depature) as soon as possible but not before they have radar contact. So in Innsbruck in Austria there a very high mountains close by the ...

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by FLY 8
Tue Dec 12, 2000 6:25 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Trim Settings, Stab Trim Etc
Replies: 4
Views: 5045

RE: Trim Settings, Stab Trim Etc

I don´t know what you relly mean with that question, cause it is really easy to answer:
Trim setting: For take off you have a specific trim setting and Stab trim means stabilator trim.

If you have any questions don´t hesitate to ask me!

Benjamin!

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by FLY 8
Tue Dec 12, 2000 6:21 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Gear Lever
Replies: 9
Views: 1388

RE: Gear Lever

Well that´s something stupid I think! On the Airplane I fly we don´t have an off position! But some of the older airplanes do have an off position wich just puts a hydraulic valve position into the shut down position, wich means that the hydraulic pump is not setting the line to the gear under press...

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by FLY 8
Tue Dec 12, 2000 5:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Looking For Pilots...
Replies: 15
Views: 2703

RE: Looking For Pilots...

Hi there!

I really would like you to help my friend, but the Problem is that I live in Europe. But I took almost all of my flight training in Chico California! I will be in the States pretty soon again cuse I have a girlfriend up in Chico!
I´m working now for KLM as a First Officer!

Benjamin!

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by FLY 8
Tue Dec 12, 2000 12:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Wich Alliance Is The Best?
Replies: 10
Views: 2299

Wich Alliance Is The Best?

Hi there!

I´m wondering wich alliance is or comes out the best.
Not the biggest but the one with the best service and the service net.
In my opinion the Star Alliance is the best. Very good network and one of the best services!

What is your opinion?

Thanks. Benjamin!

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by FLY 8
Mon Dec 11, 2000 7:33 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Atis
Replies: 10
Views: 3431

RE: Atis

Hi there!

In Europe you get 2 per hour! 20 minutes and 50 minutes after the hour it´s getting revised!

Hoped to help you!

Sincerly, Benjamin!

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by FLY 8
Mon Dec 11, 2000 7:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Radio Call Signs
Replies: 15
Views: 1843

RE: Radio Call Signs

Hi there!

I know Speedway = Deutsche BA

Avacs radar planes use = Ghostriders

Hoped to help you a little!

Sincerly, Benjamin!

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by FLY 8
Sun Dec 03, 2000 8:30 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Pilots,a Question About Control Inputs
Replies: 8
Views: 3221

RE: Pilots,a Question About Control Inputs

The force requiered to move the controls depent on the Aircraft! Some, or better all big jets have hydraulic actuated controls. On the Aircraft I fly we don´t have hydraulic assistance, and then it depends on your airspeed how much force you have on your control wheel. But on my aircraft a Dornier 3...

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by FLY 8
Sun Dec 03, 2000 8:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Drinking Age On International Flights
Replies: 7
Views: 8656

RE: Drinking Age On International Flights

Normally, it´s 21, cause the laws of the registration state of the airplane are counting, regardless over wich country your are flying!
If you don´t get something to drink on the flight, you´ll get enough in Europe!!!!!

Best regards, Benjamin!

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by FLY 8
Sun Dec 03, 2000 9:24 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Minimum Fuel Vs. Low Fuel
Replies: 1
Views: 14484

RE: Minimum Fuel Vs. Low Fuel

Hi! I´m flying for KLMalps and we use following standard fuel requirements: Taxi Fuel: Taxi fuel must not be less than the amount, expected to be used prior to take-off taking into account the local conditions of the depature aerodrome, APU consumptions and operation of ice protection system if appl...

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by FLY 8
Sun Dec 03, 2000 8:40 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Bulge On B744s
Replies: 4
Views: 1204

RE: Bulge On B744s

Yes that´s correct!
I just wanted to answer the question!

But I think the 777 has it inthe tail fin??!!

Best regards, Benjamin!

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