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A380 = White Elephant by BiffClinton
Boeing and their home run called the 787 will bury Airbus soon. French Frogs in charge? What a joke Airbus Management reminds me at lot of FAA Management(hehe) PARIS - Airbus unions in France on Friday ordered a one-day
March 9th 07 11:05 PM
by tscottme Go to last post
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2nd RFD: remove rec.aviation.questions moderated (LAST CALL FOR COMMENTS) by Jim Riley
An RFD/Last Call for Comments regarding the removal of rec.aviation.questions has been posted in article If you wish to discuss this removal, please direct your comments to news.groups.proposals. Note that the removal of rec.aviation.questions will have...
March 10th 07 09:41 AM
by Jim Riley Go to last post
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ILS sans identification by [email protected]
Anyone have a reference for a requirement to identify an ils or vor prior to it's use in the USA? Secondly, is there any reference to the type of identification required? For example, would checking that the primary flight display is displaying the correct identifier suffice? Or is there...
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March 10th 07 06:35 PM
by G. Sylvester Go to last post
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XM Weather - Sirius merger with XM Radio by Roy N5804F
Sirius is making headway in merging with XM Radio. No one seemed to be asking at the Anti Trust hearing whether or not Sirius will continue to maintain the XM aviation weather services. Or if they do, at what cost to the users ? I would imagine that this will be another User Fee that is going to...
March 11th 07 03:19 PM
by Judah Go to last post
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MS Flight Sim by Dennis Johnson
Greetings, I think those who are arguing that flying MS Flight Sim isn't really "flying" are on the losing side of the argument. Flying is flying, I don't care if it's a Cub without an electrical system or a computer running MS Flight Sim. As far as general procedures go, MS Flight Sim gives...
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March 11th 07 07:15 PM
by Mxsmanic Go to last post
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The Boeing Year by [email protected]
If you live in a country that does DD/MM/YY, then this year is Boeing's year. Let me explain. April 7, 2007 7/4/07 will be 747 May 7, 2007 7/5/07 will be 757 June 7, 2007 7/6/07 will be 767 July 7, 2007 7/7/07 will be 777 - the best one of them all! August 7, 2007 will be 787 Boeing should...
March 12th 07 07:49 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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New IFR Currency requirements...! by Dan[_1_]
So what does everyone think about the proposed new IFR currency requirements? The major changes seem to be that 1 hour of cross- country time will be required, along with six approaches, consisting of BOTH precision and non-precision, and two types of holds. Some of this can be completed in a...
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March 12th 07 02:57 PM
by Gregory Kryspin Go to last post
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Some Aviation News :) by [email protected]
Cathay boss: "Young pilots don't think about pensions or medical care, just want 777" For the first time since the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks, all major U.S. airlines are hiring pilots or recalling those laid off during the industry's five-year downturn. But the airlines are discovering that many of...
March 13th 07 01:33 PM
by Matt Barrow Go to last post
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GPS approach in VFR wx at uncontrolled field by BobKK47
Is there any reason, or regulation, that states that a pilot, flying VFR, is prohibited in flying a GPS approach to an uncontrolled field (assuming VFR conditions at the field), or must the pilot fly the usual pattern to land? Thanks. Bob
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March 13th 07 03:06 PM
by Steven P. McNicoll Go to last post
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squawk code 2000 by Gordy
I just got back to the snow in upstate New York from Maui. We flew United Airlines both ways. It was fun listening in on channel 9. I was surprised to hear all the flights getting the same squawk code. Each flights was instructed to squawk 2000 over the Pacific Ocean. Are all flights between...
March 14th 07 11:21 PM
by Don Poitras Go to last post
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LPV vs LNAV/VNAV? by Paul kgyy
Can someone explain to me the difference between these two approach types, and how they relate to WAAS? A sample approach that has both is KARR RNAV(GPS) RWY 9. LPV DA is 956, LNAV/VNAV DA is 990.
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March 15th 07 01:38 AM
by Ron Rosenfeld Go to last post
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jeppesen updates for the Garmin waas units by me[_1_]
Did anyone come to a conclusion yet on the question of whether or not the PCI adapter will still work to update the cards for the 430/530 waas units ? Is it also confirmed that it uses a new card ? Jeppesens web site is terrible ! try a search on the key word waas and it comes up with zero...
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March 15th 07 02:09 AM
by Viperdoc[_4_] Go to last post
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How to be safely stupid by scott moore
Interesting call today. I talked to S-TEC/Meggit. I am doing my annual and wanted to cure a longstanding issue with my S-TEC 30 autopilot. The issue was that when dimming the unit down, when you turn the potentiometer below a certain value, the light on the S-tec 30 goes to full bright. The S-tec...
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March 15th 07 02:20 AM
by karl gruber[_1_] Go to last post
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What do you do in the real world? by Ron Garret
Last night I flew from SJC to VNY. To my astonishment I was cleared vectors to SNS, then direct VNY (despite having filed a more standard routing) at 9000 feet. I knew perfectly well that the routing was going to change because I've done that route a zillion times, and indeed, near...
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March 15th 07 06:13 PM
by Ray Andraka Go to last post
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off airway MEA's by akiley
I'm wondering if there is a way to determine the minimum altitude required for uninterrupted communication with ATC off airways? Do you look at the closest airway and sort of interpolate the MEA? Do the center and approach controllers have maps with these altitudes? I'm assuming an MVA doesn't...
March 15th 07 10:48 PM
by cavedweller Go to last post
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LPV Coming to Town by Marco Leon
Damn. I thought I'd be good for a couple of years on not spending the $1,700+ on the Garmin 430 WAAS upgrade. Now the airport mgmt at my homebase (KFRG) says that we're on the fast-track to get not one but two LPV approaches with one being to a runway with no current approaches. Should be...
March 16th 07 06:17 PM
by Marco Leon Go to last post
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Downers Grove, Il - suggestions? by Jim Carter[_1_]
I need to go to Downers Grove the week and am considering taking a 182RG from the local FBO here in Bentonville. I thought Schaumburg Regional might be close, but it shows OTS indefinitely on the web site I use. Next choice might appear to be Dupage. Anyone from around their with some suggestions?...
March 19th 07 01:30 PM
by Nathan Young Go to last post
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KAUG Notam Question by Ron Rosenfeld
KAUG AUGUSTA STATE 04/001 - WAAS LPV WAAS LNAV/VNAV OTS WIE UNTIL UFN This Notam has been posted, well, since April. No one seems to be sure of what it means. Translating the abbreviations into English is easy enough. The Notam basically states that the LPV and LNAV/VNAV approaches are out of...
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March 19th 07 05:53 PM
by Ron Rosenfeld Go to last post
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Has anyone seen One Six Right dvd? by AviatorJen
Hey Everyone - My classmates won't stop talking about this aviation movie One Six Right...has anyone seen it or heard of it? It's supposed to be amazing but I don't know where to look... Thanx! Jen
March 21st 07 03:27 AM
by Jay Beckman Go to last post
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G430 RAIM failure by G. Sylvester
I went up for currency with my (former) CFII. We were flying back to San Carlos (KSQL) and on the GPS 30 approach. We were cleared to depart OSI at a heading of 140. Norcal informed that they are going to fly us 7 miles past AMEBY. They flew us about 3 miles east south east of AMEBY when...
March 21st 07 03:51 AM
by john smith Go to last post
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