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    Re: Couple of lessons that I have learned recently

    Quote Originally Posted by abowie  View Original Post
    Don't aircraft have that aerodynamic stuff to allow them to glide if the engine "fails to progress" as RR put it?
    Yes, but..... What most pilots are worried about is what's at the end of the glide....

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    Re: Couple of lessons that I have learned recently

    Quote Originally Posted by swadiver  View Original Post
    fuel reserves? we don't need no stinking fuel reserves!
    Ummmm...

    Flag or domestic??

    ETOPS? (Engines turn or people swim ) 120/180/210 ?

    Critical reserve @ PET?

    Depressurization escape route?

    :45 ?

    :30 + 10% Class 2?

    :30 + 5% Class 2?

    Etc, etc, etc...

    (Dude- for the record- not bustin' yer chops- truly. Just throwin' minute tad of considerations for the uninitiated who think point-and-click for the lowest fare is a good deal ) (PC in 2 weeks )

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    Re: Couple of lessons that I have learned recently

    Quote Originally Posted by swadiver  View Original Post
    1) don't matter what the weather is, your going anyway
    Absolutely!!

    (Just put a diaper on the dispatcher when I tell him how much hold fuel I REQUIRE )

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    Re: Couple of lessons that I have learned recently

    Quote Originally Posted by swadiver  View Original Post

    2) airplane condition? if it flew in it will fly out.

    feel better now?


    deferred OK to continue

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