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by HJBlue
Thu Apr 23, 2009 8:30 pm
Forum: Episodes
Topic: Episode #130
Replies: 1
Views: 634

Re: Episode #130

The reason for the river visual at DCA is not noise, there is Prohibited airspace over Washington , DC
by HJBlue
Sun Apr 19, 2009 4:16 pm
Forum: Episodes
Topic: Episode 127
Replies: 5
Views: 957

Episode 127

As a GA pilot and an airline pilot. I notice you are unwilling to critique the MD Cirrus pilot who pulled the shoot because of an open door, yet go into deep analysis when a Dash 8-400 comes down. We have to be willing to accept critique on everything we do in an aircraft. It's how we learn. It's ho...
by HJBlue
Sun Apr 19, 2009 4:03 pm
Forum: Episodes
Topic: Episode #126 "That Didn't Mute?"
Replies: 27
Views: 5685

Re: Episode #126 "That Didn't Mute?"

Beta is when the throttle/power lever movement is changing the prop blade angle. Most the time only on the ground, but some deHaviland aircraft, Dash 7 and 8 have flight beta.
by HJBlue
Tue Mar 31, 2009 3:43 pm
Forum: Episodes
Topic: Episode #126 "That Didn't Mute?"
Replies: 27
Views: 5685

Re: Episode #126 "That Didn't Mute?" Beta

Beta is when the blade angle of the prop is controlled by the throttle. Flat Pitch and reverse on the Saab 340 is beta, since both are controlled by the throttle.
by HJBlue
Thu Mar 26, 2009 1:53 pm
Forum: Episodes
Topic: Episode #125 "Landing Catywompus"
Replies: 18
Views: 4590

Re: Episode #125 "Landing Catywompus"

Parallel ILS approaches are called PRM's. Precision Radar Monitored. To execute them they require "Special Aircrew Authorization".
by HJBlue
Thu Mar 26, 2009 1:46 pm
Forum: Meetups
Topic: The Great Southeast UCAP Meetup
Replies: 23
Views: 7505

Re: The Great Southeast UCAP Meetup

I vote for VNC.

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