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by FLY 8
Fri Feb 16, 2001 7:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Best Short-haul Propeller - Ever
Replies: 36
Views: 2632

RE: Best Short-haul Propeller - Ever

You should like the Dornier 328!!!!!!!!!
That´s the best turbo prop ever build!!

I fly it, and I like it!!!!

Benjamin!

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by FLY 8
Fri Feb 16, 2001 7:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Canadian Airport-codes
Replies: 22
Views: 3207

RE: Canadian Airport-codes

First there are ICAO codes and SITA codes! In the States they are almost the same! Like SFO id the SITA code for San Francisco and KSFO is the ICAO code! In Europe it´s different and more difficult, like everything in Europe! For example the ICAO code for Amsterdam Schipol is EHAM, and the SITA code...

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by FLY 8
Fri Feb 16, 2001 6:58 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Do Smokers Have Rights?
Replies: 25
Views: 1452

RE: Do Smokers Have Rights?

Hi! I´m also a smoker! I smoke in the airplane, when we are on the ground, for a turn around! Sometimes I also smoke in the cockpit during flight! We just switch the reciculation fan off! I like it! So go aheaf and keep smoking! ( rach di nieda!!) Viele Grüße, Benjamin! (Arbeite auch bald in Wien)

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by FLY 8
Fri Feb 16, 2001 6:51 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Bye Everyone!
Replies: 22
Views: 1632

RE: Bye Everyone!

Have a nice time, if you visit Austria, be sure to visit me! And: Fly with my airline I work for!

Benjamin!

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by FLY 8
Wed Feb 14, 2001 6:34 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Earth's Curvature
Replies: 7
Views: 2132

RE: Earth's Curvature

Like Ryu2 said, when flying on the equator or a line of longitude, there is no change in your heading, because in both cases the great circle (orthodrome) is the same as the loxodrome.The difference between the course of the beginning and the end course on a orthodrome is called convergency or conve...

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by FLY 8
Mon Feb 12, 2001 6:12 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: 777 Vnav Question For A Pilot
Replies: 2
Views: 6287

RE: 777 Vnav Question For A Pilot

After 400 feet you can switch it on! You take off in a heading, T/O mode! Then the Vnav mode can either control speed or given altitudes in the FMS! For example. when in a descend to a specific point, lets call it ARTIP (that´s a IAF into Schipol AMS, Where you have to be at FL100 or below). You wri...

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by FLY 8
Tue Feb 06, 2001 5:10 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Accidents/Inccidents Reports?
Replies: 5
Views: 1300

Accidents/Inccidents Reports?

Does anybody know, where I can find Accidents or Inccidents reports?

Thank you for any help!

Benjamin!

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by FLY 8
Tue Feb 06, 2001 4:54 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: FAA Airman Information Search Engine...
Replies: 12
Views: 3460

RE: FAA Airman Information Search Engine...

I cannot find myself????

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by FLY 8
Tue Feb 06, 2001 4:37 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Work After Cpl?
Replies: 2
Views: 6097

RE: Work After Cpl?

good statement lainhol! It´s true, that you can get a job in Europe with as less as 300 hours TT, but the recruitment is very, very, very hard!!!!! Because there are so many people with CPL/IFR!! The airline can chose the very "best"! I took all my flight training in California and after that I took...

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by FLY 8
Tue Feb 06, 2001 3:05 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: How Do I Convert Mach Speed?
Replies: 9
Views: 23676

RE: How Do I Convert Mach Speed?

Do you know where the term mach comes from?


Well it´s named after the Austrian physican Ernst Mach. who first made experiments with the speed of sound!

Benjamin! (from Austria!)

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by FLY 8
Tue Feb 06, 2001 2:57 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Curving Horizon
Replies: 6
Views: 1525

RE: Curving Horizon

The Lear 31a I flew had a maximum service ceiling of 51000 feet, so depending on pressure it is a maximum of FL510! We took it only once up to FL510, but that´s not that much fun! You really should have a good reason of flying that high! Usually we flew it at FL470/460. But now I miss it flying all ...

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by FLY 8
Mon Feb 05, 2001 9:03 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: New Speed Improving(?) Software
Replies: 42
Views: 2040

RE: New Speed Improving(?) Software

The site got much faster!!!!!!!!

Benjamin!

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by FLY 8
Mon Feb 05, 2001 8:42 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Curving Horizon
Replies: 6
Views: 1525

RE: Curving Horizon

I was flying a Learjet 31a before! It´s true, what JET said. That´s one of the best things you can see! The sky above you is really dark.

Benjamin!

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by FLY 8
Sun Feb 04, 2001 5:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A/C Reg. Country Codes
Replies: 5
Views: 3740

RE: A/C Reg. Country Codes

HI! For Austria there is a good reason for the registration! In german you don´t say Austria! It´s called Österreich. So I live in Österreich! So now, since in other languages there are no Ö,Ä, or Ü, you can also write instead of Ä AE for Ü UE and for Ö OE! See for Austria or in Österreich there´s a...

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by FLY 8
Sun Feb 04, 2001 5:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Engiadina/KLM Alps
Replies: 3
Views: 2000

RE: Air Engiadina/KLM Alps

Hi guys! I´m Benjamin, and I´m flying for KLMalps/Air Alps Aviation in Austria! And well, we have the same proplems like Air Engiadina! We just stopped last week the flight from Innsbruck INN to Vienna VIE! And we stopped all flights out of Klagenfurt exept to Zurich. But we only fly it once a day, ...

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by FLY 8
Sun Feb 04, 2001 5:00 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: How Many Countries Are Here?
Replies: 35
Views: 2572

RE: How Many Countries Are Here?

I´m from Austria im Europe!

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by FLY 8
Sat Feb 03, 2001 4:23 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Help: How Do The Pilots Steer A Jet On The Ground?
Replies: 12
Views: 22423

RE: Help: How Do The Pilots Steer A Jet On The Ground?

The Fokker F-50 also has one tiller on the captains side and one on the copilots!

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by FLY 8
Fri Feb 02, 2001 6:19 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Causes Of The Cold War
Replies: 9
Views: 2255

RE: The Causes Of The Cold War

It started as a U-2 spy plane was shot down over russian terretory!

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by FLY 8
Tue Jan 30, 2001 5:40 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Everyones Favourite Music Group?
Replies: 40
Views: 1907

RE: Everyones Favourite Music Group?

beatles!

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by FLY 8
Mon Jan 29, 2001 9:44 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Dornier 328-100
Replies: 2
Views: 5204

RE: Dornier 328-100

Hi! Fire Protection and Overheat Detection: General: Fire protection, consisting of fire detection, warning and extinguishing, is provided by two independent systems: one for the LH/RH engines each. Each system includes electrical fire detection and extinguishing cicuits, fully integrated through wa...

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by FLY 8
Mon Jan 29, 2001 7:24 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: ATT: Heavyjet
Replies: 3
Views: 988

RE: ATT: Heavyjet

It depends for wich company! I know a company wich is flying Fokker 27/50 and Lockheed Electra, and they come home almost every day! But they fly always at night! And there are other company´s wich fly 747´s worldwide. They are on duty for 10 days and than they have 10 days off. In those 10 days, th...

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by FLY 8
Mon Jan 29, 2001 7:18 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Co-pilot In Flight
Replies: 11
Views: 4176

RE: Co-pilot In Flight

The copilot is the one who makes all the work! No, but we are a team in the cockpit. We are working with SOP´s where everyone has his work! There are PF pilot flying and PNF pilot not flying. That´s all! One leg the captain is PNF and one leg the copilot. Only on ground the captain always has the co...

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by FLY 8
Mon Jan 29, 2001 7:10 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Notams
Replies: 3
Views: 1274

RE: Notams

Can you talk german, Oldman?

It´s a little mixed up. Here´s the correct version:

Ich nehme an, daß Sie ein wenig verwirrt sind, mein Freund!
Instead of daß you can write also dass!

Penso che, sei un po stupido, il mio amigo!

That´s the italian version! But my italian is not that good!

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by FLY 8
Fri Jan 26, 2001 12:26 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Depressurization
Replies: 9
Views: 2589

RE: Depressurization

you are right! On our emergency drill we have in that case you set the altitude on the altitude selector to 10000 feet and you bring the conditionlevers full forward to maximum!! That means the aircraft is getting really loud, but it can descend at a very high rate, because the propellers are produc...

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by FLY 8
Fri Jan 26, 2001 12:19 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: V. Basic Questions!
Replies: 9
Views: 1512

RE: V. Basic Questions!

On most aircrafts you can turn the noseweel with the rudder pedals a little! on the Dornier 328 it´s 10 degrees to either side. The Learjet 31a I flew had no tiller, but his nosewheel steering was powered by hydraulic power, and it was almost impossible to taxi the aircraft smoth! When you bring up ...

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by FLY 8
Thu Jan 25, 2001 7:05 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Jetpilot
Replies: 1
Views: 997

Jetpilot

Hi Jetpilot! Sorry, when I was a little angry about you, but I just had a bad day! All in all, I think that you are a nice guy, and your posts are really funny to read! Sorry I couldn´t take it up with you, but in english it´s not that easy to find the right words. What is everybody else thinking ab...

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by FLY 8
Wed Jan 24, 2001 12:06 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Strobe Lights
Replies: 3
Views: 1219

RE: Strobe Lights

Hi!

In my company they are turned on as soon as you enter an active runway. They atay usully on the whole flight. We switch them off in clouds though, because it could irritade other airplane and its blinding yourself.

Benjamin!

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by FLY 8
Wed Jan 24, 2001 4:46 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: How Can Plane Ferry Engines?
Replies: 5
Views: 3402

RE: How Can Plane Ferry Engines?

Hi! I think I´ve seen that airplane when I flew to Hamburg HAM. The one I saw was from Iran Air!

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by FLY 8
Tue Jan 23, 2001 7:09 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: A Question Of Navigation
Replies: 6
Views: 1883

RE: A Question Of Navigation

Sorry, my mistake!

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by FLY 8
Tue Jan 23, 2001 12:27 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: ILS
Replies: 14
Views: 2633

RE: ILS

You want to know what the pilot looks for? Well, that depends on what you are doing or on how you do it. If you fly with autopilot off or with it on or if you fly an CATII app,. Usually you get radar vectors to the ILS. So you are on the Heading Mode on the flight director. If you get the final inte...

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by FLY 8
Tue Jan 23, 2001 12:02 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What's The Best Party Town?
Replies: 28
Views: 2174

RE: What's The Best Party Town?

Ibiza, Ischgl, Innsbruck!!!!!!!

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by FLY 8
Tue Jan 23, 2001 1:56 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: ILS
Replies: 14
Views: 2633

RE: ILS

Aerokid, you mixed something up! You don´t fly the ILS with an RMI! The RMI has 2 needles 1 for ADF 1 for VOR and its almost the same as an normal ADF inicator just it has the VOR needle wich acts the same like the ADF needle just points to the station and the whole heading part is turning like on t...

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by FLY 8
Mon Jan 22, 2001 11:31 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: German F/A Or Pilots
Replies: 2
Views: 1191

RE: German F/A Or Pilots

I´m from Austria! Any help for you?
If yes, let me know!

Benjamin!

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by FLY 8
Mon Jan 22, 2001 6:46 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: A Question Of Navigation
Replies: 6
Views: 1883

RE: A Question Of Navigation

The early jets flew from navaid to navaid, and if the flew on an "selfmade" track they had to plot their position! Here in Europe, at least in Austria and Germany, you still have to learn plotting when you take your ATPL. On long range flights they had an IRS. Today we don´t have an IRS but an INS! ...

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by FLY 8
Sun Jan 21, 2001 10:45 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Idle Descent
Replies: 9
Views: 7749

RE: Idle Descent

Like JETPILOT said, we just reduce power as much that we have the desired airspeed and rate of descend!
In my airplane the Dornier 328 you reduce power on initial descend only to about 45% tourque.
In a Jet it´s different though!

Benjamin!

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by FLY 8
Sun Jan 21, 2001 8:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Castaway The Movie- BiG WiNdoWs!?
Replies: 2
Views: 1297

RE: Castaway The Movie- BiG WiNdoWs!?

Correct, that was a Gulfstream! <br><center><a href="/open.file?id=131199" target="_blank"><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva">Click for large version<br><IMG SRC="/photos/small/d/dec26-11.gif" ALT="Click here for full size photo!" border="0" width="200" height="130"></a><...

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by FLY 8
Sun Jan 21, 2001 8:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Excuse Me But What Happenned?
Replies: 8
Views: 1844

RE: Excuse Me But What Happenned?

Yes, same here! Server not found! I got crazy!
But I´m happy, that it works now again!

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by FLY 8
Fri Jan 19, 2001 12:27 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Abort Takeoff Over V1?
Replies: 8
Views: 4411

RE: Abort Takeoff Over V1?

For what do you want to class a stopway as a clearway?
That wouldn´t make sense! You always want to have a stopway!

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by FLY 8
Fri Jan 19, 2001 6:04 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: De-Iceing Liquid
Replies: 13
Views: 2756

RE: De-Iceing Liquid

Well, there have been 3 posts almost at the same time!
I was the last!

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by FLY 8
Fri Jan 19, 2001 6:02 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: De-Iceing Liquid
Replies: 13
Views: 2756

RE: De-Iceing Liquid

Well, actually the De-icing liquid doesnt melt the ice! That´s the hot water! So first or at the same time, depends, you spray hot water on the airplane and then the liquid mostly Hoest 1704 type1 comse on! The liquid is over the whole surface now! And it stays there and prevents other ice to cover ...

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by FLY 8
Wed Jan 17, 2001 12:29 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Student Pilot Questions
Replies: 13
Views: 3076

RE: Student Pilot Questions

I had the same problem! I liked aerobatics and stuff, as a passenger, but as I flew by myself it was different! And stalls have been just awfull! But after some time you like them even spins! You get to love them! I do!! Do some aerobatics with a good pilot in a good plane, just as a passenger! And ...

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by FLY 8
Wed Jan 17, 2001 12:21 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Sectional Question
Replies: 8
Views: 4676

RE: Sectional Question

Well, Mcomess that´s not all corect, you said there. On High altitude charts there are no MEA printed down. That wouldn´t make sence, since you already very high, because here in Europe the high altitude charts start at FL 240. But it´s from country to country different! So if your are using an high...

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by FLY 8
Wed Jan 17, 2001 2:54 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Who Has The Most Deleted Posts?
Replies: 23
Views: 670

RE: Who Has The Most Deleted Posts?

Hi!

I started a topic: Can I view my deleted posts?

I really would be interrested if the deleted posts are still somewhere where you can view them!

I don´t know wich post of mine was deleted!

Best regards, Benjamin!

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by FLY 8
Wed Jan 17, 2001 2:42 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: I'm Going Back To School....
Replies: 45
Views: 3884

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

Hi WorldTraveller! No, we are not flying to DUS now, but maybe in future, when my company continues to operate. I´m based in KLU and we fly to ZRH early in the morning and in the evening. They want to cancel the flights in between and fly to some other destination in Germany. Maybe to DUS! Well you ...

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by FLY 8
Tue Jan 16, 2001 11:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Do-328 Jet At Roc?
Replies: 6
Views: 1571

RE: Do-328 Jet At Roc?

Yeah, The Dornier Jet but also the Turbo prop rocks!! I fly on both the 328 prop and jet! It´s a common type rating. So you have to make the simulator check not on both airplanes. You change every check, wich is every 6 months! Go to Europe! There are some of the Dornier Jets! Sincerly, Benjamin!

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by FLY 8
Tue Jan 16, 2001 11:18 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Can I View Wich Post Was Deleted?
Replies: 0
Views: 1211

Can I View Wich Post Was Deleted?

I´m wondering if you can view those posts of mine, wich where deleted!
I don´t remember what I wrote, but it was deleted!
I would be interested what I wrote!

Can somebody help me please!

Sincerly,
Benjamin!

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by FLY 8
Tue Jan 16, 2001 10:03 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: I'm Going Back To School....
Replies: 45
Views: 3884

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

Ok! Maybe I didn´t remember correctly! I just remember that there was something about instructing! Sorry, I don´t doubt, that you are a Airlinepilot! Just was in a bad mood yesterday, because my company is not doing that good! No money! They don´t pay me (or too late), but I´m still flying off my as...

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by FLY 8
Tue Jan 16, 2001 9:44 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: I'm Going Back To School....
Replies: 45
Views: 3884

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

Nice to hear that somebody else shares my opinion that pilots are sometimes like little kids! That´s all I said and all of a sudden sombody seems to be angry at me! I´m also a little kid! I like watching airplanes like a kid! Some other pilots though think I´m crazy, when I´m impressed when a 747 dr...

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by FLY 8
Tue Jan 16, 2001 6:52 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: I'm Going Back To School....
Replies: 45
Views: 3884

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

VC-10, I know! Thank you!
My spelling is not that good, since my mother tounge is german and not english!

Benjamin.

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