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      :banghead: The service on US carriers might...

      :banghead: The service on US carriers might suck, but I'll endure that over riding on an aircraft flown by pilots who stress out over doing a visual approach on a clear calm VFR day.
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      It's been 8 years but I got to go up yesterday. ...

      It's been 8 years but I got to go up yesterday. Surprized how well I did.

      http://youtu.be/q8VjRqOemrk
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      That wasn't bad at all. I'm in trouble if...

      That wasn't bad at all. I'm in trouble if someone got my landing after doing the VOR 13L in JFK a couple weeks ago.
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      Just curious how much nose high thrust vector...

      Just curious how much nose high thrust vector effect do you get when you bring up almost 200K lbs of thrust?
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      Yup. This kind of hits close to home being a new...

      Yup. This kind of hits close to home being a new Captain just passing 40 hours in type a few minutes ago. We only get around 25 hours of OE with 10 or so landings. We are also not automation...
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      Gordon tells it like it is:...

      Gordon tells it like it is:
      http://seattletimes.com/html/businesstechnology/2020173453_787teethingpainsxml.html

      Boeing’s leadership privately believes the government’s grounding of the company’s...
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      The plane that's been restored twice. 767 chief...

      The plane that's been restored twice. 767 chief pilot Buzz Nelson and 787 chief pilot Mike Carriker ditched it into Elliott Bay after running out of gas on a functional check flight before it was...
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      There is a brown westy one on the side of...

      There is a brown westy one on the side of Meridian and about 200th in Graham.
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      So when they start the engines why do they shut...

      So when they start the engines why do they shut off the A/C? As you probably know on most aircraft you turn off the packs so the bleed air can be used to start the engines. But with everything...
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      Yeah I don't know where it gets it's info from...

      Yeah I don't know where it gets it's info from but you are right it was backwards. We were also doing 100 mph on the ground where it was 49 degrees in IAH and 49 degrees in LAX even though it was...
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      Sounds like you've been busy. Didn't you just...

      Sounds like you've been busy. Didn't you just upgrade in the Phenom? How much time did you get in the left seat of it?
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      First flight on the 787

      So I got a trip that had me fly from the west coast to the east coast and deadhead back. I read that United was flying the 787 domestically the first month to get as many guys line qualified as...
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      Air Canada 777 helps in search and rescue

      http://www.cbc.ca/news/world/story/2012/10/16/air-canada-australia-rescue-sailor.html
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      Congrats. There are a lot of former Eagle guys...

      Congrats. There are a lot of former Eagle guys there hopefully you'll get to fly with them.



      Sounds like an Embraer. :banghead:
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      We have warning posters of this stuff all over...

      We have warning posters of this stuff all over the school house and at HDQ. A lot of the guys from the islands have busted their drug tests over it.
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      With all I've been dealing with at work it was...

      With all I've been dealing with at work it was nice to have a day like today. We were descending on the Seavu arrival into LA about 11:30 this morning. Socal said the shuttle was over Pismo Beach...
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      anyone?

      anyone?
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      You need to fly a plane that you can silence the...

      You need to fly a plane that you can silence the autopilot disconnect....

      I know many people who use the Zulus at the airlines. It would take a pretty anal fed to check the TSO on a headset. I...
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      A lot of the captains I know use the Clarity...

      A lot of the captains I know use the Clarity aloft. They seem to like it even in the loud WSCOD cockpit. One guy uses it in his L19 and says it works great in that. I'm pretty sure they would work...
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      Is it just the radiator or does it include the...

      Is it just the radiator or does it include the fan/shroud?
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