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Posted on 10 April 2014. Tags: ——Shenzhen, A320, Airbus, China, From, Takeoff, Video
This video was shot by an observer on a flight departing from runway 15 in Shenzhen, China. The camera was operated at eye-level so the observer could see ou…
Great video I dream to be a airline pilot
Why do the Elevators trim down on takeoff?
Didn’t you try piano play? So beautiful fingers to look at..
Hi Capt. Any chances for European low hours pilots to get a job in China? Not type rated but able to pay for it…..
Excellent video Sir. May I have a question? What’s that “buzzing” noise at high power operation of engines? Is that kind of a special system or just vibration coming from the engines?
Hi Eric i was wondering how do you configure open climb and what buttons to you press
To be honest, it is more fun to fly than you could imagine. What keeps you from pursuing your dreams?
Hi Eric! I’ve got to say I’m really amazed at how relaxed you sound during the take-off roll.(Not that it’s a bad thing) I’m guessing you really do enjoy every single flight duty yea? And… Is there any advice on how to ace pilot interviews? Budding pilot hopeful over here. Cheers!
btw, can I add you on the facebook?
is this dragonair?
The “buzzing” sound is normal with turbofan engines. Essentially the engine is a gigantic fan. When this fan spins at high rpm while the airplane is stationary or moving at low speed, the airflow across each fan blade is such that it can reach the speed of sound, resulting in a small sonic boom. With dozens of fan blades on the engine, dozens of small sonic booms occur simultaneously, resulting in the buzzing noise associated with takeoff. The buzz diminishes as the airplane’s speed increases.
Thanks. I am glad that you enjoyed it.
Hi. The captain (me) is 42. The first officer is your standard Chinese first officer – 25 years old.
Hi, Eric, could you tell me what is an open climb? is it a type of climb mode? thx
An open climb is one of the three primary vertical control modes used with the A320. In an open climb, the airplane’s auto flight and control system sets climb thrust on the engines while continuously raising or lowering the nose of the airplane, as needed, to maintain a target speed that is set by the pilot. If too fast, the nose is raised. If too slow, the nose is lowered. Open climb is normally used when flying a heading or when making an unrestricted climb.
Hi,Eric, thanks for your explanation. It sounds interesting. I wish I was a pilot flying a Airbus 🙂
awesome! How old are the crew? Captain and co looks fairly young!
I wear glasses. I am also near-sighted (short-sighted). The airlines employ both male and female pilots.
another question for the captain, how tough are the chinese medical exams? i have family in china she said chinese aviation medical exams are very strict. i’m sure when you were hired you had to go through their medical. does their medical exam compare exactly to faa class 1 medical?
Thank you for the wide range of explanation, Sir. I wish you, the best of luck and many many safe flight hours in the rest of your career 🙂
Amazing video sir! great!
no, this is a shenzhen airlines flight
thanks for your encouragement 🙂 I’m looking forward to you sharing more vedios here. Have a nice day:)
Hi Kevin. I am glad that you like the video. In order to ace a pilot interview, you need to know what is important to the company that you are interviewing for. In China, the companies are only interested in your health condition, your technical knowledge, and your flying skills. In other places – like Hong Kong and the USA, companies place a large emphasis on the pilot’s skills as a leader and an effective manager of people and the airplane.
Barger! This is So Cool! This is Dan Paz (not sure what my YouTube handle is). My nephew and I are both unapologetic airline watchers, We watched your videos several times today and can’t get over how counterintuitive the side stick seems to me. I would need a yoke to hold onto! I think it looks kind of funny how Airbuses just have nothing (or perhaps a foldout laptop). Was it hard getting used to the side stick? I mean, nothing like jumping in a car and the steeling wheel is gone!
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