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CRJ V1 cuts !

Discussion in 'Airline Pilots' started by This is My Screen Name, Feb 23, 2017.

  1. This is My Screen Name

    This is My Screen Name Well-Known Member

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    Exactly.

    5 min prior in the sim my engine failed on takeoff, the Cap'n went comatose and now my APU is on fire!

    :D
     
  2. mrivc211

    mrivc211 Well-Known Member

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    "It's a non-event in the RJ"

    Most spoken words of EMB-120 pilots transitioning to the RJ early 2000's.
     
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  3. BigZ

    BigZ Well-Known Member

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    I used to drive an Ultra with a former US Airways captain
    "Heading"
    "Heading"
    "NAV available"
    "NAV"
    "NAV"
    Build a pyramid and cross the Nile kind of guy.

    Then I flew a CJ2+ with a private rated owner in the left seat.
    "Positive rate"
    "Huh?"
    "Positive rate. Gear up?"
    "Oh, yes, please"
    "Four hundred"
    "Huh?"
    "Flaps coming up..."

    Second job paid moar moneys
     
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  4. Autothrust Blue

    Autothrust Blue "This is a God damn waste of time!"

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    Wholly accurate
     
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  5. PhilosopherPilot

    PhilosopherPilot Well-Known Member

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    If you're getting that, you have a marginal instructor. I'm nearly silent during any training until it is time to talk. (Or unless something BIG happens that needs immediate correcting.)

    Sure, there are times to talk during a maneuver, but those are generally less frequent than some instructors think. Most trainees cannot listen and think and fly all at the same time. Not at first anyway.

    Anywho, sorry you had that experience.
     
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  6. Crop Duster

    Crop Duster UNSUB

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    Before I became a pilot, I couldn't even spell FMA!!
     
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    Crop Duster UNSUB

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    I think you are being very kind and diplomatic. Well done! ... That instructor can eat my shorts.
     
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    Crop Duster UNSUB

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    That's 'cause most Bro drivers have real world experience with those pesky engine failures. Jet jocks get no props from Bro Bros.
     
  9. BobDDuck

    BobDDuck Gone whale watching...

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    I've had (proportionally to total time in each) more engine failures in a jet than in a prop (turbine and piston combined).
     
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  10. Autothrust Blue

    Autothrust Blue "This is a God damn waste of time!"

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    I've had more engine control problems in the CRJ than in any other aircraft I've flown; I never had so much as a hiccup out of the Pratts on the Brasilia, and in the short time I've been on the CRJ I've had (for whatever reason) several unscheduled APR activations.

    "That's cool, I guess."
     
  11. trafficinsight

    trafficinsight Well-Known Member

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    3 engine failures in my first 1500 hours, not a single one in my second 1500.

    I think it's just sort of luck and exposure.
     
  12. Screaming_Emu

    Screaming_Emu You people

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    That's weird as the engines are the only thing I didn't have a problem with on the CRJ. Even when they mounted a new one and didn't put oil in it.
     
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  13. Autothrust Blue

    Autothrust Blue "This is a God damn waste of time!"

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    I'm pretty sure the specific issues I've had are not the fault of GE's fine power plant, but the equipment it is mated to.

    Would like to hear the oil story.
     
  14. Screaming_Emu

    Screaming_Emu You people

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    Mounted a new (or maybe just different?) engine in BDL. It flew to ORD where I got it. Flew (with no autopilot) from ORD-SAV. About half way we noticed the oil pressure was in the green, but bouncing all over the place. Ran QRH, no change. Conferred with the company, they said press on.

    Land in SAV, contract MX comes out and puts a reasonable amount of oil in it, still shows empty. No evidence of leaks, so they put a fornication ton more in until it's topped off. Quick engine run and then it was off to ORD.

    I guess it's shipped with a certain amount still in it, engine DGAF and ran anyway.
     
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    Autothrust Blue "This is a God damn waste of time!"

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    Huh, interesting.

    Impressive even.
     
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  16. Cptnchia

    Cptnchia Well-Known Member

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    Keep in mind that the core engine is basically the same one that is mounted on the A-10, just super derated. That thing can take a direct hit of AAA, and keep on, keeping on, so to speak.
     
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    BobDDuck Gone whale watching...

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    The CF34 is a beast, and like Emu said, the engines were always the least of my issues on that plane. Still had two of them go, but one was fod (I guess a common mallard duck is bigger than a piece of AAA) and the other was a MX screwup. I've had one BR715 toss a turbine blade (which apparently RR had never seen before), but otherwise it's been a solid engine, especially considering how we run them.
     
  18. mrivc211

    mrivc211 Well-Known Member

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    EEC failure was one that caught me with my pants down. "Engine failure!!!"
     
  19. tcco94

    tcco94 Professional GTA V Pilot

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    Don't expect your IOE to be tons of ILS's....mine consisted of arcs, holds, VOR, GPS, LOC, LOC BC approaches. Only did ILS approaches into bigger terminal airports.

    Of course on the line might be different.
     
  20. Autothrust Blue

    Autothrust Blue "This is a God damn waste of time!"

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    I think I did one or two ILS's on IOE. I did a bunch of RNAV approaches. Including a procedure turn, oddly enough in TYOOL 2017.
     
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