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by Geoff Quickfall
Wed Jul 18, 2018 5:03 pm
Forum: Update Announcements
Topic: DM42 Firmware V3.5 available
Replies: 85
Views: 18545

Re: DM42 Firmware V3.5 available

Well that was weird. Granted been very busy the last five months but not getting update announcements and my iPad no longer displays new topics, new postings so I was wondering if the DM42s postings had stopped, until I checked the dates of postings. Anyhow, it is here and I have some updating to do...
by Geoff Quickfall
Wed Apr 25, 2018 4:39 pm
Forum: Usage tips, tricks and problem reports
Topic: A practical use for OFFIMG
Replies: 10
Views: 2247

Re: A practical use for OFFIMG

Tooo funny!

:D The big vertical stabilizer thingy on the back of the .... :lol that stabilizes the turn (rudders do not turn airplanes, ailerons do).
by Geoff Quickfall
Wed Apr 25, 2018 2:28 am
Forum: Usage tips, tricks and problem reports
Topic: A practical use for OFFIMG
Replies: 10
Views: 2247

Re: A practical use for OFFIMG

Image

First thing I did.

Now I have to change it to the 787 from the 777!

Has my initials on the tail and my phone number. YVROPS is an intra company mail address.
by Geoff Quickfall
Wed Mar 28, 2018 9:33 pm
Forum: Update Announcements
Topic: DM42 Firmware V3.5 available
Replies: 85
Views: 18545

Re: DM42 Firmware V3.5 available

I did!

This airplane goes to Frankfurt, so we can have another beer discussion! :D
by Geoff Quickfall
Wed Mar 28, 2018 5:04 pm
Forum: Update Announcements
Topic: DM42 Firmware V3.5 available
Replies: 85
Views: 18545

Re: DM42 Firmware V3.5 available

A pub visit after an incident in civilian clothes was tongue in cheek, mainly to inform that after one incident the day would be done for the crew. But in simulator we get another eight incidents. “Playing” with calculators use to occur because the on board systems did not have the capability to cal...
by Geoff Quickfall
Tue Mar 27, 2018 3:23 pm
Forum: Update Announcements
Topic: DM42 Firmware V3.5 available
Replies: 85
Views: 18545

Re: DM42 Firmware V3.5 available

Walter is correct, All surprises. Dm42 will be filmed on the flight deck next week in the actual aircraft :) Until then: http://i45.photobucket.com/albums/f96/geoff_q/IMG_2508_zpshmmu01cx.jpg http://i45.photobucket.com/albums/f96/geoff_q/26d2d2f81ab56e4365ca545583ba2021_zps7dqdcl9g.jpg http://i45.ph...
by Geoff Quickfall
Tue Mar 27, 2018 2:42 pm
Forum: Update Announcements
Topic: DM42 Firmware V3.5 available
Replies: 85
Views: 18545

Re: DM42 Firmware V3.5 available

Ah the united dc 10 Sioux City. I was on the 10 and we practiced that in the sim. Had dinner with the captain of that flight while he was on a speaking tour. The B787 uses electric servos for all back up. At the most the loss of all hydraulics results in a compromised but completely flyable aircraft...
by Geoff Quickfall
Tue Mar 27, 2018 2:39 pm
Forum: Update Announcements
Topic: DM42 Firmware V3.5 available
Replies: 85
Views: 18545

Re: DM42 Firmware V3.5 available

For clarification, Those scenarios are in the simulator! Although from a world wide perspective they are based on real life incidents/accidents from around the world. They are “what ifs” to test procedures, knowledge, level of understanding, competency... a crash, even in the simulator is a failure ...
by Geoff Quickfall
Tue Mar 27, 2018 8:43 am
Forum: Update Announcements
Topic: DM42 Firmware V3.5 available
Replies: 85
Views: 18545

Re: DM42 Firmware V3.5 available

Completed draft copy of the book :o Actually, biggest scare is checked lithium battery powered devices; In simulator today on a trip from Beijing to Toronto and will experience a flight control jammed forcing a return to Beijing, dumping fuel, calculating stop distances, brake energy, fuse plug melt...
by Geoff Quickfall
Tue Mar 27, 2018 1:49 am
Forum: Update Announcements
Topic: DM42 Firmware V3.5 available
Replies: 85
Views: 18545

Re: DM42 Firmware V3.5 available

Freaking annoying isn’t it!

And once the Windows is restarted it reverts back to denying unsigned drivers!