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  1. Hi Mr Robert Captain, Basically what happened, was I let a young, very enthusiastic 4 year old in the flight deck to watch the takeoff. Little I knew, he REALLY liked the look of the fuel control switches and thus, ended up playing with them without us noticing on climb out. He then decided to convince the Captain to move into the jumpseat and let him fly from the left seat. Now given we were on an IFR flight plan and he's a short 4 year old - he claimed he could see the instruments perfect. Fair play, Captain agreed and instead of trying to restart the engines I was forced to try land it. Meanwhile the real captain was on his new fancy iPhone 7+ replying to his endless count of women (not including his wife) and I'm pretty sure letting them (yes, them) know he won't be able to see them down route. Next thing you know, I'm trying to squawk 7500 and I kid you not, this little 4 year old bit my hand. Full on, BITE. I was like daaaaaaamn where are your parents?! He then ripped off my stripes whilst throwing commands down my throat and the next thing I knew we were on the ground. He also set Autobrakes Max Auto as 'banter' - jokes on him when he went flying through the windshield on touchdown :wink: So that's the truth, I hope you understand and let me carry out my duties for my scheduled BOS in a couple days. I promise to let no more extremely enthusiastic 4 year olds up front. Ps. I believe the 4 year old also REALLY liked the sound of the APU. A-P-U is funky apparently. Anyways, he must have started that the cheeky little.....
  2. Can't tell if this is sarcasm or not but if it interests you or anyone else- my beta flights aren't to try operate the aeroplane in exact procedures constantly. They're to break down the aeroplane, do things in unusual orders to try find cracks in the system. Ps. lack of Flight Directors shouldn't scare someone with a bit of airmanship - if you can't face flying without them you shouldn't be flying any kind of aeroplane under IFR conditions Also a simple reason for being a little higher: energy management. Proper good fun. I was departing on the SID and decided to shut down 3 engines and turn back without any real planning... that's what I love about beta testing - an excuse to do some slightly ridiculous things! :smile:
  3. Single engine approach in this thing... now let me go change my pants...
  4. People are often invited back if you did a past beta. 777 is like my baby haha, so I'm keeping my signature as it was something I was very proud about being part of. --- Thanks all she's looking proper good.
  5. Blasting out of London for... London... Beautiful scenes above!
  6. Likewise it'd be nice!! Not bad thank you Mike! Started my Instrument Rating here in SoCal so bit busy lately but all good fun. Hope all is well with yourself too! Still going strong flying the 777
  7. Oh wow this thread lives on
  8. Kyle..... did you really have to make this topic and cause this?! Jeez man! :rolleyes:
  9. I didn't think the NG had those kind of uplinking features?
  10. A PMDG 763 would be incredible. More so than the 787 in my opinion... Still tons of birds out there, lots delivered only within the year or so. One can hope! :rolleyes: LDS should be or fear no kind of competition - that thing is fantastic. However it's from an old sim age where times have changed and isn't really up to standards, unless you LOVE 2-D panels only.
  11. And the date this topic was created Alex ;-) Not to mention I knew next to nothing about this community then lol.
  12. I don't think the demand was there for them really... People would probably rather them go fully on to the 747v2 after this beta & 300ER is out I'd imagine.
  13. In a nut shell, yeah. But there are some differences- such as the higher ZFW & MLW (highest MLW on the entire B777 series) and different air conditioning systems/synoptic page differences :smile:
  14. Oh man, feels like I started this yeeeeeears ago!! :lol:
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