[jhb_airlines] Re: IVAO Home page

  • From: "Mike Brook" <mike.brook@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <jhb_airlines@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 11 Dec 2007 19:18:14 -0000

Me too, http://www.ivao.aero loads fine.


-----Original Message-----
From: jhb_airlines-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
[mailto:jhb_airlines-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Gerry Winskill
Sent: 11 December 2007 19:01
To: jhb_airlines@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: [jhb_airlines] Re: IVAO Home page

Seems OK on mine Fred.


Fred Stopforth wrote:

> Is anybody else having a problem with the IVAO home page? I get the 
> page but no info print. Fred
> ----- Original Message ----- From: "bones" <bones@xxxxxxx>
> To: <jhb_airlines@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Sent: Tuesday, December 11, 2007 12:43 PM
> Subject: [jhb_airlines] Re: B747-400
>> As I said earlier a jet climb is speed driven, not VSI driven. If you 
>> touch
>> the VSI it overrides the speed you dial in as, at higher levels, the
>> aircraft cannot maintain both a set speed and climb rate. Leave the VSI
>> alone and let the speed determine the climb rate.
>> As nobody else has problems with this aircraft I suspect you have 
>> probably
>> adopted a flying technique that is not correct for the aircraft. It 
>> may be
>> best to revue your flying procedures against the tutorials or lessons 
>> as you
>> may be doing something fundamentally wrong on the aircraft.
>> Jets are far more complex to fly and you need to be aware of how systems
>> work, fuel load, weight and balance, trim settings and the need for 
>> precise
>> speed management. You also have to know the systems better and that 
>> things
>> like fans (bleed air)  can reduce engine thrust quite a bit. Print 
>> out the
>> 747 check lists and go through them thoroughly on each flight. It's 
>> best if
>> you know exactly what each item does so you know what impact each has 
>> on the
>> flight.
>> bones
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: jhb_airlines-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>> [mailto:jhb_airlines-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of franklyn fisher
>> Sent: 11 December 2007 12:17
>> To: jhb_airlines@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>> Subject: [jhb_airlines] Re: B747-400
>> Have tried a number of trim settings.
>> Find that an auto takeoff is the smoothest, but will have some more 
>> tries,
>> much prefer the manual way to get off the deck.
>> Yesterday, got a smooth takeoff, and stepped climb/speed to FL400, 
>> and it
>> was stable for 10 minutes, I thought, oh joy, I had cracked it.
>> Today, tried online,(KJFK-EGLL) and coupled to FSC, got to FL380, 
>> took my
>> eyes off the screen for a minute, turned back, and there I was, 
>> heading for
>> a swim. Managed to get it off the water, and away again, then passing
>> through FL200, it happened again, I wonder what is triggering the 
>> failure,
>> it happens too fast to recover before hitting the deck. In real life, I
>> would expect to have plenty of time to stabalise from FL400.
>> And yet I was following the same procedure, easing up the speed as I was
>> climbing, even the angle of attack was no higher than 10 degrees 
>> throughout,
>> I was keeping the VSI below 1500 and was dropping it to 1000.
>> The rated M0.85 incidently, keeps the throttle full open all the 
>> time, not
>> good for the fuel calcs.
>> I will crack it one day, hopefully not too distant future.
>> The A380, comes with the ABACUS FMC, think I will see if I can plumb 
>> it into
>> the Boeings, should just be a matter of pointing the config file to 
>> the GAU.
>> Frank F
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