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Old 09-15-2008, 08:16 PM   #61  
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Default DC-8 Before Take Off and Taxi....

"drop-rise, drop -rise, drop -rise' drop-rise", (yoke going backward-forward), "drop-rise, drop-rise, drop-rise, drop-rise"
That is only a teeny bit from the second page <bg>...
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Old 09-16-2008, 12:58 PM   #62  
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I still taxi very slow...weird things happen if I don't.
I'm sure SWA guys can identify with that...
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Old 09-17-2008, 02:34 PM   #63  
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CAL's idea is to keep the pilots looking outside and not distracted while taxiing around.

Works pretty well.
Christ, you'de think NWA was launching a space shuttle with our after start, taxi, all engines taxi and before takeoff checklist. From gate push to take off covers more than one full complete side of the checklist.
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Old 09-17-2008, 02:36 PM   #64  
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Taxi checklist (done on taxi out):

APU
Engine anti ice
Recall
Flaps
Flight controls

Before TO Checklist (done on taxi out):

Takeoff data and bugs
Flaps
Stab trim
Takeoff PA
MCP/Nav display
Transponder
Landing lights/Strobes

Any more questions as to why we taxi so slow?

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That's half of NWA's DC-9 or A320 checklist! Seriously!
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Old 09-17-2008, 03:40 PM   #65  
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That's half of NWA's DC-9 or A320 checklist! Seriously!
Wow... well that would explain why we both lead the industry in slow taxi, lol.
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