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by Apprentice
Sat Jun 08, 2019 10:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Air Astana incident caused by inverted aileron control
Replies: 149
Views: 4192

Re: Air Astana incident caused by inverted aileron control

Hi: Thanks God it was only an incident. Too many savvy aviation rules ignored. For instance, after Maintenance on Heavy Checks, a final check was use to be perform and SIGNED by a Certifying Technicians and an Inspector!, to be able to discover any introduced in the Check, error. Before first day’s ...

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by Apprentice
Sun May 19, 2019 1:15 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Delta A&P Test
Replies: 5
Views: 2095

Re: Delta A&P Test

... in case of “electric shock” on Log Book, take not risk and ask for involved boxes to be replace.. Every second , something come to mind, just write it down and make a resume after, it will help You to feel more confortable, because at the end, there are items You had checked some many times... Bye

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by Apprentice
Sun May 19, 2019 1:08 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Delta A&P Test
Replies: 5
Views: 2095

Re: Delta A&P Test

Sorry, forget: Safety!!! Although it will be not a real circuit, ask for c/b or related c/b-s and ask for them to be pulled and signaled with your name, date and is space is available, your portable phone nbr. If it is a Power related system, ask for External Power cable to be removed and panel to b...

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by Apprentice
Sun May 19, 2019 12:59 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Delta A&P Test
Replies: 5
Views: 2095

Re: Delta A&P Test

Good Lock!!!

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by Apprentice
Sun May 19, 2019 12:58 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Delta A&P Test
Replies: 5
Views: 2095

Re: Delta A&P Test

Hi, I don’t know how are Delta test, but is You follow a safe way to do it as if You were actually providing maintenance: Form, looks, wear protection devices, ... And claim and use AMM FIM Schematics...You will pass. Don’t know about the boxes but I Would check boxes and connections for conditions,...

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by Apprentice
Sat May 18, 2019 3:11 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Investigation in the USSR?
Replies: 2
Views: 1792

Re: Investigation in the USSR?

Hi: Do not have first-hand knowledge, cause did not work on that, I studied CA from 1978-1984, at that time NLGS-2. (Airworthiness normative) were in force and had to be follow by Manufactures / Airlines. This Norm were issued by a Buró with same functions that western counterpart Safety Burós Inves...

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by Apprentice
Wed May 08, 2019 12:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Yamal Airlines cancels remaining SSJ order
Replies: 42
Views: 7213

Re: Yamal Airlines cancels remaining SSJ order

The jet is otherwise as reliable as it's western competitors. My comments disappear but he can make this claim? Pointing to a possible design flaw if reports of the crash are accurate is very relevant to a topic of people claiming it is reliable and safe. Not my claim nor my words, but those from m...

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by Apprentice
Wed May 08, 2019 11:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Yamal Airlines cancels remaining SSJ order
Replies: 42
Views: 7213

Re: Yamal Airlines cancels remaining SSJ order

Many components in Airbus and Boeing planes are also produced by various suppliers but it doesn't seems like they face that much of a problems. In some special situation like when there were large scale engine problem with A320neo that needs to be fixed before those aircraft can get back into servi...

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by Apprentice
Wed May 08, 2019 7:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Yamal Airlines cancels remaining SSJ order
Replies: 42
Views: 7213

Re: Yamal Airlines cancels remaining SSJ order

I’m sorry, but you can’t separate the challenge of obtaining parts from the aircraft. If something is broken and you can’t get parts, there is something wrong with your airplane. We can protect it all we want and say it’s a fantastic airplane, but more than one airline has proved it simply isn’t tr...

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by Apprentice
Mon Apr 29, 2019 1:55 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: DC10 door operation
Replies: 13
Views: 2494

Re: DC10 door operation

Hello, Yes, there is a counter-balance helping to open the door in whichever method to open it.
Nevertheless, Door is heavy and it will need a serious help, electric, Pneumatic or hand help, to open the door.

Rgds

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by Apprentice
Sun Apr 28, 2019 5:07 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: DC8 55F main cargo door
Replies: 12
Views: 3188

Re: DC8 55F main cargo door

Hello everyone, Thank you for your answers, I had the information. External power AC, only on the cabine BUS N°4 and the 115/400 pump. A handle in a floor trap, which controls a hydraulic valve Hi, (only for my experience on Dc10) Valve is located behind Cargo Control Panel outiside fuselaje.: In N...

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by Apprentice
Sun Apr 28, 2019 4:49 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Quad engines and reverse thrust use
Replies: 42
Views: 3760

Re: Quad engines and reverse thrust use

On old Il62M, 4 aft fuselaje Engines, Reverse On 1, and 4.
On approach, all level in idle. Reverses Handle On (1 handle)
With every thing ok, FE accelerated eng 1/4 and use to s/d 2/3
Rgds

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by Apprentice
Sun Apr 28, 2019 4:30 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: DC10 door operation
Replies: 13
Views: 2494

Re: DC10 door operation

Hi, Three ways to open Pax Doors On DC-10 1. Electrical, after lock is moved to unlock, a micro “electrical powered” handle (in old version, with handle painted gray complete), activating handle, you remove latches and, after they are open, a micro powers door actuator, that open. 2. Pneumatic, when...

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by Apprentice
Wed Apr 17, 2019 4:45 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: DC8 55F main cargo door
Replies: 12
Views: 3188

Re: DC8 55F main cargo door

It’s been nearly 30 years since my DC-8 days, but I am pretty sure you need AC (ground power) to operate the door pump. There was a manual way to “pump” the door up IIRC. The door can be pumped open, but there is an isolation valve in the system. I can’t remember if the valve is on the battery bus,...

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by Apprentice
Wed Apr 17, 2019 4:40 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Fume Events on Airbus A320
Replies: 5
Views: 2605

Re: Fume Events on Airbus A320

Sorry, more complete question: Does your company keep an update Engine Parameter Trend? If yes, does it take actions when any parameter go out tolerances? Rgs I do not have this information. However, the normal PSI of the V2500 engine is around 250. That is much higher than other engines. Even with...

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by Apprentice
Mon Apr 15, 2019 5:58 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: DC8 55F main cargo door
Replies: 12
Views: 3188

Re: DC8 55F main cargo door

And last, on Dc/MD, if You do not open the door all the way up, unloading mechanism will not activate.
Rgds

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by Apprentice
Mon Apr 15, 2019 5:54 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: DC8 55F main cargo door
Replies: 12
Views: 3188

Re: DC8 55F main cargo door

Hello: I had never dealt with a DC-8. I don’t know about similarities with DC10/ MD11 For these, to open any of the two main cargo door, You don’t need power, just a lot of Man Power., light will help to tell You when every On is on position to change to the next step, nothing more. Turn a manual dr...

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by Apprentice
Mon Apr 15, 2019 11:56 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Fume Events on Airbus A320
Replies: 5
Views: 2605

Re: Fume Events on Airbus A320

Sorry, more complete question: Does your company keep an update Engine Parameter Trend? If yes, does it take actions when any parameter go out tolerances?
Rgs

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by Apprentice
Mon Apr 15, 2019 11:53 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: What can you do with a B.S. in Aviation/Aviation Management??
Replies: 18
Views: 2603

Re: What can you do with a B.S. in Aviation/Aviation Management??

Kidboo, Good Morning. When looking for opinions, don’t pay attention to those that don’t know nothing about or even we’re not able to get a simple degree when all normal technician/pilots got it. Study will always turn You a better professional, and, even if You work in other field, will help You. I...

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by Apprentice
Mon Apr 15, 2019 10:34 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Fume Events on Airbus A320
Replies: 5
Views: 2605

Re: Fume Events on Airbus A320

Hi: Any data of Oil Consumption Trend before fume event?
Rgds

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by Apprentice
Mon Apr 15, 2019 10:22 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Pushback by men, pushback manually
Replies: 30
Views: 5483

Re: Pushback by men, pushback manually

Sorry, please read: “...pusher, an old Russian “Belaz”....”

Thanks

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by Apprentice
Mon Apr 15, 2019 10:20 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Pushback by men, pushback manually
Replies: 30
Views: 5483

Re: Pushback by men, pushback manually

Hi: Long time ago, at VRA, a B767 was pushed back by airport workers til a/c reach distance where to start engines and clear turn..
Pusher, and lo Russian “Belaz” (a T-34 Power plant) was out of service. After that, airport decided to keep 2 pusher “green”, Justin case.

Rgds

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by Apprentice
Mon Apr 15, 2019 9:54 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Engineers, miss it or glad those days are gone.
Replies: 28
Views: 4724

Re: Engineers, miss it or glad those days are gone.

BravoOne wrote:
You can look up the Feinzinger Report and read how this debacle came to its final conclusion.



Bravo one, Good Morning, I was unable to Google “Feinzinger Report” , any help please?

Appreciate

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by Apprentice
Sun Mar 31, 2019 11:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Last oportunity to fly a Tu134 May 2019
Replies: 14
Views: 3245

Re: Last oportunity to fly a Tu134 May 2019

Hi:Back In eighties I flew a lot of 134 and 154B2 from Borispol to Vnukovo and back.
While 134 were small and noisy, do not imagine Russia w/o 154s..

Rgds

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by Apprentice
Thu Mar 28, 2019 6:21 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: I've heard the "barking dog" explanation, but...
Replies: 14
Views: 5510

Re: I've heard the "barking dog" explanation, but...

Gruß, masi1157[/quote] The noise I'm speaking of is after engines have started and aircraft is already taxing. Hi: Agree. An A-320 have only 2 engines and 3 Hydraulic system. There are 2 options to pressurize system Green and Yellow on ground a) both engine started and moving EMP b) On eng started, ...

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by Apprentice
Mon Mar 25, 2019 4:03 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: I've heard the "barking dog" explanation, but...
Replies: 14
Views: 5510

Re: I've heard the "barking dog" explanation, but...

It's the geared turbo fan- you'll hear it on many A320 series planes as well. Hi: In A320, noise come from RMP or Reversible Motor Pump, an Emergency devices that were designed as an Emergency Hydraulic Pumps. They have mainly two identical parts, a motor and a pump. Noise come from hydraulic opera...

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by Apprentice
Sat Mar 09, 2019 1:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What if a domestic flight diverts to a foreign airport?
Replies: 67
Views: 9928

Re: What if a domestic flight diverts to a foreign airport?

From around 1965 to 1980, many ac were diverted to La Havana. Pax stayed on the Airport till a plane took them back. At that time, no US’s citizen were allowed to in in Cuba, even with a up to date passport
Rgds

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by Apprentice
Thu Feb 07, 2019 12:13 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Altimeter indicated altitude vs aircraft speed,bernoulli
Replies: 27
Views: 2566

Re: Altimeter indicated altitude vs aircraft speed,bernoulli

Hi: May You please tell us wich airplane use this system? May be a GA? As explained, must of planes have two side by side static pickup. And, even a third, located generally inside NLG bay, to avoid such interference. This third port may not be used when Landing Gear are selected up or down. Must co...

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by Apprentice
Thu Feb 07, 2019 12:06 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Altimeter indicated altitude vs aircraft speed,bernoulli
Replies: 27
Views: 2566

Re: Altimeter indicated altitude vs aircraft speed,bernoulli

Hi: As already answere, the correct selection is NO, beside all said, there are, at least 2 systems, , static pressure from Right side and from left side, communicate between them, BEFORE reaching Air Data Computers, so an equalized data I enter the computer were, another parameters from IRS etc are...

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by Apprentice
Wed Feb 06, 2019 2:26 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: MD82 Noise in the Left aft wing exit
Replies: 15
Views: 2690

Re: MD82 Noise in the Left aft wing exit

The only noise you would hear is a pressurization leak. It could be a faulty pressurization seal or Miss adjusted door stop fittings. Did you report it to the crew? Effecting only one of the 4 O/W exits does indicate something is not right and should be addressed by maintenance. Greetings from main...

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by Apprentice
Wed Feb 06, 2019 4:18 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: MD82 Noise in the Left aft wing exit
Replies: 15
Views: 2690

Re: MD82 Noise in the Left aft wing exit

I can't quite imagine how to reach the leakage with your wettened toilet paper. The leak will we between door and door frame structure, but you won't reach anything else but the door and door frame lining . As FA, they do it on a daily basis. Not so complicated, since Cabin Pressure will be higher ...

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by Apprentice
Tue Feb 05, 2019 1:54 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Trent 772B-60
Replies: 5
Views: 1022

Re: Trent 772B-60

Sorry, (graphic on a Grid Sheet) For área calculation, You may count how many squares are in to, for instance, turbine and them calculated with a know ksquares. More “technically” is to have area measure by a Profesional Pantograph

Rgds

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by Apprentice
Tue Feb 05, 2019 1:47 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Trent 772B-60
Replies: 5
Views: 1022

Re: Trent 772B-60

Hello: It will be no easy task to have this questions answered. Back at my time, we made a graphic on a , and then calculated dimensions. I know is not exactly, but. For the thrust data try to contact RR. If not answered, a FLight Manual May help You. Again which good “imagination” Sorry I have not ...

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by Apprentice
Tue Feb 05, 2019 4:44 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: MD82 Noise in the Left aft wing exit
Replies: 15
Views: 2690

Re: MD82 Noise in the Left aft wing exit

Next time, look for Toilet Paper’s roll, get it wet and place on top air leak. Sound will repeat after some 30 min, due paper become dry. Repeat procedure till land.
This procedure is not new, nor in AMM, is copyright from FA, who uses it for the same noise, when it comes from entry doors..

Rgds

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by Apprentice
Sat Feb 02, 2019 3:44 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: MD82 Noise in the Left aft wing exit
Replies: 15
Views: 2690

Re: MD82 Noise in the Left aft wing exit

Hi, as mentioned, most probably a problem with isolation gasket around LH After Emergency door. This door is frequently open when a/c is in service, to improve ventilation, and when closed, no special checks are demanded. It may be also related to engine high pitch sound, that use to happen when som...

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by Apprentice
Sun Jan 27, 2019 3:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Passenger suing United for shattered windscreen and fear it caused
Replies: 91
Views: 14576

Re: Passenger suing United for shattered windscreen and fear it caused

Hi: Pax window are made of two panes The one that hold the difference of Pressure is the interior one. With a regular damage, like a bird impact, the exterior pane cracks, protecting the interior pane, who hold delta P till a/c land.. Pilots window differ from pax in material: pax’s are organic, to ...

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by Apprentice
Sun Jan 13, 2019 6:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta 737 off taxiway in CVG...heavy snow
Replies: 29
Views: 10322

Re: Delta 737 off taxiway in cvg...heavy snow

Hello, as DDR said, “the IL-62 has the built in pole”. It’s not difficult to design and “put” it on every plane, only this is a dead weight that You carried instead of cargo o pax. For I’ll-62M , all the pole and related mechanics, (2 ea electric motors, one for redundancy, gear box, controls , etc....

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by Apprentice
Sun Jan 13, 2019 6:09 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Wind pushes Southwest plane into equipment
Replies: 32
Views: 3425

Re: Wind pushes Southwest plane into equipment

Hi: Again it has much to do with company. When I worked with AOM/ AF, We have to shock a/c with 6ea items: 2ea in LH or RH nose landing gear's wheel LH LG, 1ea in front of wheel # 1 and 1ea on wheel # 5 (rear side) RH LG and another 2, also in front and rear of RH lg wheels # 4 and #8 Steering was a...

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by Apprentice
Sat Jan 12, 2019 9:14 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: NAV database updates for airliners.
Replies: 43
Views: 3159

Re: NAV database updates for airliners.

Hi: This System, at least here, is very controlled for a fear of any terrorist incursion.
For that reason, nobody speak seriously about download it from open internet services and
Floppy Disks are very strong controlled.
Rgds

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by Apprentice
Sat Jan 12, 2019 9:04 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: A320ceo barking dog question
Replies: 65
Views: 7338

Re: A320ceo barking dog question

Hi: Been a mechanical device, PTU make more noise as they get older. (Wich is not necessary related to a/c age, since item may be replaced at any moment for different reasons). And, again, PTU is considered an emergency item (Full Hydraulic Press Loss is a no-no for Airbus), so this is an imprescind...

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by Apprentice
Sat Jan 12, 2019 8:52 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: NAV database updates for airliners.
Replies: 43
Views: 3159

Re: NAV database updates for airliners.

Hi, Back In time, a command to perform a Navdata Update was given from Supervisor, then You Check any PC with company intranet, were You will find latest air NAV revision. And download it to a blank Floppy Disk, received from Store Room and very controlled, by P/N and S/N I don’t know is memory’s ca...

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by Apprentice
Sat Jan 12, 2019 11:49 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: How does LATAM fly the 787 between AKL and SCL?
Replies: 7
Views: 2102

Re: How does LATAM fly the 787 between AKL and SCL?

Did the Lan Chile 767-200ERs have enough range to fly from SCL to AKL? Perhaps if they were empty. :) I think the 767-200ER is limited to ETOPS-180/207 and that means it would need to take a far more northerly track to stay within range of alternates and that would significantly increase the total ...

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by Apprentice
Sat Jan 12, 2019 1:45 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: How does LATAM fly the 787 between AKL and SCL?
Replies: 7
Views: 2102

Re: How does LATAM fly the 787 between AKL and SCL?

B787 will be certified for 330 minutes. (5 1/2hours). Not been a pilot, my calculation give me that plane will be always between 51/2 hours of Auckland or Santiago, been distance between them Around 11:00 (direct flight) As I understand, mayor concern is Jet lag. But, with higher humidity and cabin ...

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by Apprentice
Sat Jan 12, 2019 1:08 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Cessna 172 Wings
Replies: 33
Views: 6698

Re: Cessna 172 Wings

Hi: Some one to help me to find “sección 4 of the Aircraft Maintenance Manual for the 1985 Cessna 172”

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by Apprentice
Fri Jan 11, 2019 10:24 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Engine spinner pattern question
Replies: 43
Views: 4309

Re: Engine spinner pattern question

Hello, another misconception, bird fly at low altitude. We had a Martinair flight, Santiago de Chile to Miami , over the Andes, and when crossing mountains, it “encontered“ a CONDOR. Thanks god, it hit the a/c nose, so no engine damaged, no structural repair, just an AOG, waiting for a new Nose Cowl...

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by Apprentice
Fri Jan 11, 2019 10:11 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: NAV database updates for airliners.
Replies: 43
Views: 3159

Re: NAV database updates for airliners.

Sydney olimpics, 1996.
Sorry, rgd#

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by Apprentice
Fri Jan 11, 2019 10:11 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: NAV database updates for airliners.
Replies: 43
Views: 3159

Re: NAV database updates for airliners.

Hi: As 747 said, Quotte [The data is tailored to the operator. ] Unquotte. Back in 1992?, our company decided to move Delegation to Sydney,for Olímpics Games and found that there was no route available in NAV for that, so it had to order special NAV data. Normally new navdata is charged only to one ...

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by Apprentice
Fri Jan 11, 2019 9:39 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Aircraft tested on shorter scheduled flights after maintenance?
Replies: 10
Views: 4225

Re: Aircraft tested on shorter scheduled flights after maintenance?

Hi: Flight Test, requerid by Mx are only due by a short list situations, listed on company’s GMM, like 50% of engine been changed Big incursion in Flight Control systems Ídem in pressurization System. In my experience, this flights are conducted with minimum Fligh Crew, instructors, with day light, ...

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