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  • jb747
    jb747 replied to the thread Ask The Pilot.
    There are a number of different altimeter settings. Above a nominated level, all aircraft use the same setting (1013, aka "standard")...
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    There are a couple of FAA equivalents who are more than big enough to hold out. The Russians and Chinese come to mind. The EU will take...
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    jb747 replied to the thread Qantas Delays/Cancellations.
    On my very first trip to Wellington, I was also on my first sector with passengers during my 767 Command training. The wind was gusting...
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    jb747 commented on joejoe's profile post.
    There is no fixed percentage. The fares are whatever they happen to make up. They range from a great deal, to more costly than real fares.
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    jb747 replied to the thread Qantas Delays/Cancellations.
    44 people offloaded would allow about 4.4 extra tonnes of fuel. So, not so much a case of conserving fuel, but adding more. I can't...
  • jb747
    Who is Koni Hurrell? I'd have thought that thongs are a statement to the effect that you should not be allowed in the lounge.
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    jb747 replied to the thread Ask The Pilot.
    The issue with Sydney is that the departures are not built as sensible aviation tracks, but instead are purely there for noise issues...
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    jb747 reacted to AviatorInsight's post in the thread Ask The Pilot with Like Like.
    Even if they did install it, I’d probably never use it. There’s no way I’d let it fly the MARUB6 out of SYD or the SWIFT8 departure out...
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    jb747 replied to the thread Qantas Delays/Cancellations.
    It may have been unplanned, but should not have been a surprise. The aircraft left LA 3 hours late. Planned duty period for that flight...
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    jb747 replied to the thread Ask The Pilot.
    At the moment this seems to be little more than a party trick. I really can’t see anything terribly difficult about making the aircraft...
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    jb747 reacted to Quickstatus's post in the thread Ask The Pilot with Like Like.
    Are u referring to this:? https://www.atsb.gov.au/publications/investigation_reports/2016/aair/ao-2016-101/
  • jb747
    Flights to Bali were always interesting. The cockpit door was a wonderful thing. It was a bogan special going up, and the great...
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    jb747 replied to the thread Qantas Delays/Cancellations.
    You can't just gas and go. Your original slot in Sydney has disappeared, so now you're subject to the entire domestic slot and delays...
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    jb747 replied to the thread AA and United in CBR.
    Presumably because the landing time nominated by ATC was beyond their holding capability. Carriage of insufficient fuel does not move...
  • jb747
    There can be any degree of autonomy. A poor model will have centralised control, whilst at the very loose end you have a system...
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