PPRuNe Forums

Go Back   PPRuNe Forums > PPRuNe Worldwide > Australia, New Zealand & the Pacific
Forgotten your Username/Password?

Australia, New Zealand & the Pacific Airline and RPT Rumours & News in Australia, enZed and the Pacific


Closed Thread
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 20th Jan 2008, 22:08   #1 (permalink)
 
Join Date: Nov 2005
Location: Perth, Western Australia
Posts: 127
AMSA - A*****scu* D***i** 328 fl**t a &qu*t;m*cha*ical *ightma**&qu*t;

F**m Th* Aust*alia*: **scu* fl**t a 'm*cha*ical *ightma**' Ga*y Hugh*s | Ja*ua*y 21, 2008 AUST*ALIA'S **w multi-milli**-d*lla* fl**t *f s*a*ch-a*d-**scu* ai*c*aft has b*** *lagu*d by m*cha*ical ***bl*ms, *ft** l*avi*g *la**s u*abl* t* **s***d t* *m**g**ci*s a*d f**ci*g auth**iti*s t* call ** **ivat* aviat**s t* ***vid* u*g**t h*l*** Aust*alia* T*a*s***t Saf*ty Bu**au **c**ds sh*w th* $200milli** fl**t *f fiv* twi*-**gi**d D***i** 328-100 tu*b* ****s was i*v*lv*d i* half a d*z**mid-ai* m*cha*ical i*cid**ts last y*a*, i*cludi*g f*u* **gi** failu**s** I* a**th** i*cid**t, *** *f th* D***i**s had t* la*d imm*diat*ly aft** taki*g *ff f**m ***th ai****t aft** sm*k* was s*** c*mi*g *ut *f th* ai*c*aft's *ight sid*** Th* hi-t*ch D***i**s - hail*d by th* H*wa*d g*v***m**t as *****s**ti*g a **w **a i* Aust*alia's lif*savi*g s**vic*s wh** th* fi*st was c*mmissi***d tw* y*a*s ag* - hav* als* suff***d m*cha*ical ***bl*ms ** th* g**u*d, l*avi*g th*m u*abl* t* **s***d t* *m**g**ci*s** ** **w Y*a*'s Day, a D***i** bas*d i* ***th was g**u*d*d with a m*cha*ical failu** a*d u*abl* t* **s***d t* a* *m**g**cy call** A**th** ai*c*aft had t* b* cha*t***d t* tak* its *lac*** Th* D***i**s, which a** *qui***d with th* lat*st *ada*, *ight-s*a*ch *qui*m**t a*d sat*llit* t*ch**l*gy, **w ***d m*dificati**s t* th*i* d***s that **qui** *ach *f th* fiv* t* b* withd*aw* i* tu** f**m s**vic*** Th* u*g*ad* will l*av* **ly f*u* ai*c*aft availabl* du*i*g th* **xt six m**ths t* tak* *a*t i* ****ati**s *a*gi*g f**m s*a **scu*s t* bush s*a*ch*s a*d *ff**ts t* l*cat* missi*g *la**s** Th*** a** als* c**c***s that th*** is **t a D***i** bas*d i* *SW, **sulti*g i* l**gthy **s***s* tim*s t* *m**g**ci*s, with s*a*ch ai*c*aft b*i*g s**t f**m M*lb*u*** ** B*isba**** Th* Aust*alia* Ma*itim* Saf*ty Auth**ity, which ****at*s th* fiv* *la**s, has admitt*d t* &qu*t;s*m* i*itial t*ch*ical issu*s&qu*t; with th* ai*c*aft,which cam* i*t* s**vic* b*tw*** *ct*b** 2005 a*d F*b*ua*y last y*a*** AMSA said i* its a**ual *****t, **l*as*d i* S**t*mb**, that th* ***bl*ms had &qu*t;s*m* im*act ** ai*c*aft availability&qu*t;** But it claim*d th* ***bl*ms had b*** &qu*t;*x**diti*usly **s*lv*d&qu*t; a*d th* ai*c*aft w*** **w ****ati*g &qu*t;withi* *x**ctati**s&qu*t;** D*s*it* th* c**ti*ui*g ***bl*ms, th* f*d**al G*v***m**t has back*d th* fl**t** A s**k*sma* f** T*a*s***t Mi*ist** A*th**y Alba**s* y*st**day said: &qu*t;W* a** u*awa** *f a*y ***bl*ms, a*d th*s* ai*c*aft a** fulfilli*g c**t*actual a**a*g*m**ts that hav* b*** mad* with th* ma*itim* saf*ty auth**ity**&qu*t; A* AMSA s**k*sw*ma* t*ld Th* Aust*alia* th* D***i**s w*** &qu*t;*u**i*g as ***mal&qu*t;** &qu*t;Th*** a** **g*i*g mai*t**a*c* issu*s f** all ai*c*aft, s* th*y a** **t **li** all th* tim*,&qu*t; sh* said** &qu*t;S*m*tim*s th*y a** *ff havi*g sch*dul*d s**vici*g ** t*ai*i*g** Th***'s always a back-u* taski*g (*f a**th** cha*t** ai*c*aft) if th* D***i**s a** u*s**vic*abl***&qu*t; But aviati** i*dust*y s*u*c*s hav* t*ld Th* Aust*alia* that th* AMSA's D***i**s hav* *x***i**c*d fa* m*** m*cha*ical ***bl*ms tha* ***mal, l*avi*g th*m g**u*d*d a*d &qu*t;*ff li**&qu*t; f** l**g ***i*ds** *** s*u*c* said th*** w*** &qu*t;sh**tc*mi*gs&qu*t; with th* D***i** 328s a*d th*y w*** **t th* b*st ch*ic* *f ai*c*aft f** th* ty** *fw**k f** which th*y w*** b*i*g us*d** A**th** d*sc*ib*d th* D***i** as a &qu*t;m*cha*ical *ightma**&qu*t;** Th* H*wa*d g*v***m**t awa*d*d c**t*acts w**th $196**5milli** t* A*****scu* *ty Ltd, a subsidia*y *f th* *as*al*y G**u*, i* 2005 t* ***vid* a*d fly th* fiv* D***i**s** **i** t* c**ati*g th* d*dicat*d fl**t, s*a*ch-a*d-**scu* auth**iti*s **li*d ** i*d****d**t c**t*act**s a**u*d th* c*u*t*y t* h*l* with **scu* *ff**ts, a*d AMSA was c**dit*d with c*-**di*ati*g th* **scu* *f th*usa*ds *f ****l*** Th* D***i**s a** **t th* fi*st maj** g*v***m**t *u*chas* t* b* *lagu*d by ***bl*ms** Th* multi-billi**-d*lla* C*lli*s-class subma*i**s a** th* m*st **t**i*us t* suff** s**i*us t**thi*g ***bl*ms** A*d th*** a** **g*i*g d*amas with Aust*alia's *****s*d **w milita*y ai*c*aft, th* $15**5 billi** J*i*t St*ik* Fight**** Th* D***i**s w*** *u*chas*d s*c**d-ha*d f**m *v**s*as ****at**s a*d fitt*d with a *a*g* *f hi-t*ch *qui*m**t, i*cludi*g i*f*a-**d imagi*g *ada* t* s*a*ch at *ight a*d sat*llit* c*mmu*icati**s** Th* C*aliti** g*v***m**t said th* D***i**s, which a** bas*d i* M*lb*u***, B*isba**, Cai**s, Da*wi* a*d ***th, w*uld b* ** 24-h*u* sta*dby a*d &qu*t;**ady t* fly t* a* *m**g**cy withi* 30 mi*ut*s&qu*t;** Th* A*****scu* fl**t ***lac*d th*** ***vi*us ai*c*aft cha*t** c*m*a*i*s that had ***vid*d d*dicat*d twi*-**gi**d s*a*ch ai*c*aft** S*m* *f th*s* c*m*a*i*s still ***vid* back-u* ai*c*aft wh** th* D***i**s a** g**u*d*d** Th*** a** c**c***s withi* th* aviati** i*dust*y ab*ut th* *ff*ctiv***ss *f th* D***i**s** I* *** i*cid**t i*v*lvi*g a missi*g ai*c*aft i* s*uth*** *SW last y*a*, a D***i** fl*w* i* f**m i*t**stat* s***t all *ight s*a*chi*g u*succ*ssfully** A l*cal s*a*ch ai*c*aft f*u*d th* missi*g light *la** a*d th* b*di*s *f th* *il*t a*d *ass**g** withi* 30 mi*ut*s th* f*ll*wi*g m***i*g** Aust*alia* T*a*s***t Saf*ty Bu**au **c**ds sh*w th* D***i**s w*** i*v*lv*d i* 17 *****t*d i*cid**ts last y*a*** *l*v** *f th* i*cid**ts i*v*lv*d saf*ty issu*s, such as *il*ts tu**i*g ** t* th* w***g c*u*s* ** **t**i*g **st*ict*d ai*s*ac* with*ut cl*a*a*c*** Th* *as*al*y G**u* did **t **s***d t* a **qu*st f** c*mm**t** Additi**al *****ti*g: *icha*d K**baj **ga*ds, David
David Eyre is offline  
Old 20th Jan 2008, 22:49   #2 (permalink)
 
Join Date: Sep 2007
Location: Australia
Posts: 22
S* this is just a**th** ty*ical **a*l Aviati** c**t*act********** usi*g ch*a* *ld ai*c*aft with ** s*a**s a*d th* c*m*a*y **t ****a**d t* s***d a*y m***y ** it********** what d* y*u *x**ct????
lucky101 is offline  
Old 20th Jan 2008, 22:53   #3 (permalink)
 
Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: in the classroom of life
Age: 46
Posts: 6,546
F**m a* i*sid* s*u*c* (flt c**w)************it might b* m*** a m*dia b*at u* *f s*m* ****ati**al facts** M*u*tai* *ut *f m*l* hill** I c*uld b* w***g *f c*u*s* J
Jabawocky is online now  
*kay, this is c*d* f** w* hav* **t b*** t*ld *fficially that th* c**t*act is **t b*i*g m*t** Th* t*uth is that A*****scu* A** i* b**ach *f th*i* c**t*act**
Qu*t*:
That is, withi* th* **vis*d/l*w***d *x**ctati**s si*c* th*y sim*ly ca***t ***vid* th* c*v**ag* that is **qui**d i* th*i* c**t*act** This m*ss will bl*w u* i* th* mi*ist**s fac* if h* d**s*'t jum* ** it **W**
Old 21st Jan 2008, 06:58   #4 (permalink)
 
Join Date: Dec 2001
Location: Brisvegas
Posts: 1,816
Qu*t*:
A s**k*sma* f** T*a*s***t Mi*ist** A*th**y Alba**s* y*st**day said: &qu*t;W* a** u*awa** *f a*y ***bl*ms, a*d th*s* ai*c*aft a** fulfilli*g c**t*actual a**a*g*m**ts that hav* b*** mad* with th* ma*itim* saf*ty auth**ity**&qu*t; But it claim*d th* ***bl*ms had b*** &qu*t;*x**diti*usly **s*lv*d&qu*t; a*d th* ai*c*aft w*** **w ****ati*g &qu*t;withi* *x**ctati**s&qu*t;**
Icarus2001 is offline  
Old 21st Jan 2008, 07:38   #5 (permalink)
 
Join Date: Nov 2003
Location: Rarotonga
Posts: 203
Sim*l* t* **fut*

Su**ly just t** *asy f** AMSA t* **fut*** ***vid* th* **qui**m**ts u*d** th* c**t*act a*d th* cu****t daily availability stats** *ith** that, ** th* ***c**tag* d*tails wh** th* D***i**s w*** availabl* f** taski*g withi* th* c**t*act*d ***i*d** I am su** that wh***v** th*** is a ***d, a* ai*c*aft is f*u*d** **madic F*a*k
Frank Burden is offline  
Old 21st Jan 2008, 09:39   #6 (permalink)
 
Join Date: Dec 2006
Location: west
Posts: 229
F**m mys*lf b*i*g at th* **i*ty **d I thi*k w* a** d*i*g a fi** j*b**
Green gorilla is offline  
Old 21st Jan 2008, 13:46   #7 (permalink)
 
Join Date: Aug 2007
Location: Australia
Posts: 58
is*t this stat* *f th* a*t *ada* **ly a 160 d*g*** **s* m*u*t*d *** that is sha**d with th* *il*ts as a w*ath** *ada*?
gav_20022002 is offline  
Old 21st Jan 2008, 20:44   #8 (permalink)
 
Join Date: Nov 2003
Location: Rarotonga
Posts: 203
T* T**cutt** K**ws, I am su** y*u a** *ight a*d ag*** ** th* **** sta*da*d *f j*u**alism with AMSA b*i*g abl* t* *asily **fut* th* mai* th*ust *f it** I gu*ss w* ***d t* wait a*d s** what ha****s **xt** If **thi*g, th** w* hav* littl* t* mak* a d*cisi** ** th* '*xc*ll**t-av**ag*-faili*g t* m**t c**t*act*d s**vic* l*v*ls' scal*** **madic F*a*k
Frank Burden is offline  
Old 21st Jan 2008, 21:51   #9 (permalink)
 
Join Date: Nov 2005
Location: Perth, Western Australia
Posts: 127
M*** ** this i* Th* Aust*alia* t*day: Ai* **scu* g**u* gav* t* C*aliti** Ga*y Hugh*s | Ja*ua*y 22, 2008 A C*M*A*Y awa*d*d c**t*acts w**th $200 milli** t* *u* Aust*alia's fl**t *f s*a*ch a*d **scu* ai*c*aft was a fi*a*cial d**** t* th* H*wa*d g*v***m**t** Aust*alia* *l*ct**al C*mmissi** **c**ds sh*w th* *as*al*y G**u*, which ****at*s th* fl**t *f fiv* D***i** 328-100 tu*b***** ai*c*aft th**ugh its subsidia*y A*****scu* *ty Ltd, d**at*d $265,000 t* th* Lib**al a*d *ati**al *a*ti*s *v** six y*a*s** Th* d**ati**s i*clud*d $90,000 t* th* C*u*t*y Lib**al *a*ty i* th* ***th*** T***it**y, $85,000 t* th* W*st Aust*alia* Lib**al *a*ty a*d $60,000 t* th* f*d**al Lib**al *a*ty** Th* d**ati**s f**m th* *as*al*y G**u*, which is bas*d i* Da*wi*, w*** mad* b*tw*** 1998-99 a*d 2004-05** Th* c**t*acts w*** awa*d*d t* th* g**u* i* 2004 a*d 2005** Th* Aust*alia* **v*al*d y*st**day that th* fiv* hi-t*ch D***i** 328s had b*** *lagu*d by m*cha*ical ***bl*ms b*th i* th* ai* a*d ** th* g**u*d, **duci*g th*i* availability f** s*a*ch a*d **scu* ****ati**s** Th*** w*** f*u* mid-ai* **gi** failu**s last y*a* a*d i* a**th** i*cid**t, *** *f th* ai*c*aft had t* la*d imm*diat*ly aft** *mitti*g sm*k* ** tak*-*ff** ** **w Y*a*'s Day, *** *f th* D***i**s was u*abl* t* tak* *ff f**m ***th b*caus* *f m*cha*ical ***bl*ms a*d a**th** s*a*ch ai*c*aft had t* b* cha*t***d i* its*lac*** A*****scu* was awa*d*d tw* c**t*acts w**th $196**5 milli** by th* H*wa*d g*v***m**t t* ****at* th* fl**t *f twi*-**gi** D***i** 328s ** b*half *f th* Aust*alia* Ma*itim* Saf*ty Auth**ity** AMSA admitt*d i* its a**ual *****t i* S**t*mb** that &qu*t;s*m* i*itial t*ch*ical difficulti*s&qu*t; with th* D***i**s had l*d t* **duc*d availability, but said th*s* ***bl*ms had si*c* b*** *v**c*m* a*d th* ai*c*aft w*** **w ****ati*g &qu*t;withi* *x**ctati**&qu*t;** But aviati** i*dust*y s*u*c*s t*ld Th* Aust*alia* that th* ***bl*ms with th* ai*c*aft hav* c**ti*u*d** Th* fiv* D***i**s, which a** bas*d i* ***th, Da*wi*, Cai**s, B*isba** a*d M*lb*u***, a** u*d**g*i*g m*dificati**s t* th*i* ca*g* d***s, which m*a*s *** will always b* *ut *f s**vic* ** a **tati** basis du*i*g th* **xt six m**ths** A s**k*sma* f** T*a*s***t Mi*ist** A*th**y Alba**s* said th* ai*c*aft had m*t ** *xc**d*d ***f**ma*c* l*v*ls** &qu*t;F**m th* advic* that w* hav* **c*iv*d, th*y a** d*i*g th* j*b that th*y a** c**t*act*d t* d*,&qu*t; h* said** &qu*t;I* th* *ast 12 m**ths, th*y hav* **s***d*d t* 630 s*a*ch a*d **scu* i*cid**ts a*d sav*d 250 liv*s**&qu*t; H* said mid-ai* m*cha*ical failu**s *x***i**c*d by th* D***i**s had b*** fully i*v*stigat*d by th* Aust*alia* T*a*s***t Saf*ty Bu**au** &qu*t;I*cid**ts w*** th***ughly i*v*stigat*d a*d **s*lv*d as ***-*ff i*cid**ts a*d quickly **ctifi*d,&qu*t; h* said** &qu*t;Th*y d**'t s** a syst*matic ***bl*m h*****&qu*t; Th* *as*al*y G**u*, which als* *u*s **a*l Aviati**, d**at*d $45,000 t* th* AL* b*tw*** 1998-99 a*d 2004-05 as w*ll as $15,000 t* i*dividual AL* ca*didat*s i* W*st*** Aust*alia a*d th* ***th*** T***it**y** A s**k*sma* f** *as*al*y d*cli**d t* c*mm**t y*st**day** Th* fi*st $24**5 milli** c**t*act t* ****at* a s*a*ch a*d **scu* ai*c*aft i* Da*wi* was awa*d*d t* *as*al*y's subsidia*y A*****scu* i* **v*mb** 2004** Th*** w*** *ight bidd**s, i*cludi*g at l*ast *** f**m a* ****at** al**ady ***vidi*g s*a*ch a*d **scu* s**vic*s t* AMSA** I* **v*mb** 2005, th* H*wa*d g*v***m**t a***u*c*d that A*****scu* had b*** awa*d*d a $172 milli** c**t*act t* ***vid* a fu*th** f*u* ai*c*aft f** AMSA** **ga*ds, David
David Eyre is offline  
Old 22nd Jan 2008, 03:18   #10 (permalink)
 
Join Date: May 2005
Location: Adelaide
Posts: 73
I*t***sti*g stuff is*'t it********** F**m my **siti** i* aviati**, I hav* acc*ss t* much fi*st ha*d i*f**mati**, all *f which w*uld b* **j*ct*d by th* auth**iti*s, but I thi*k it fai* t* say that th* AMSA c**t*act was d*fi*it*ly tai*t*d by **litical i*t***st, a*d th* b*st ma* f** th* j*b did **t g*t th* c**t*act,,,,,,s* t* s**ak** L*ts **visit this *** i* tw*lv* m**ths tim* a*d s** wh*** it's at th**** Ha**y la*di*gs**************************************************************************
Gordstar is offline  
Old 22nd Jan 2008, 09:04   #11 (permalink)
 
Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: Australia
Age: 49
Posts: 1,608
Must b* a qui*t tim* *f th* y*a* M* Hugh*s, *v**y*** *ls* ** h*lidays a*d y*u* l*ft i* cha*g*? ***ha*s th* b*ys f**m **a*l sh*uld tak* him ** familia*isati** flight ** a da*k st**my *ight!
Stationair8 is offline  
Old 22nd Jan 2008, 09:50   #12 (permalink)
 
Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: in the classroom of life
Age: 46
Posts: 6,546
What ha*****d t* H*wa*ds Hugh*s's **st???? I must b* d**ami*g************t** much b*** ca* d**ami*g
Jabawocky is online now  
But d**s*'t that stat*m**t *ath** b*g th* qu*sti** *f th* ha**i**ss *f th* *umb** *f ****l* that may **t hav* b*** sav*d? *dit** It w*uld s**m th* **st** wh* utt***d th* ab*v* qu*t*d stat*m**t has **w d*l*t*d his **st a*d g*** *ls*wh*******?

Last edited by FlexibleResponse; 24th Jan 2008 at 13:21.
Old 22nd Jan 2008, 10:39   #13 (permalink)
 
Join Date: May 2002
Location: Hong Kong
Posts: 944
Qu*t*:
It g**s ** Th* Mi*ist** has *****t*d t* 250 ****l* b*i*g V**Y ha**y with th* s**vic* du* t* b*i*g h*l**d *ut i* a big way**
FlexibleResponse is offline  
Old 22nd Jan 2008, 10:58   #14 (permalink)
 
Join Date: May 1999
Location: Australia
Posts: 14
***s, must hav* b*** s*m* mighty *ai*ful c**t*act ***alti*s f** all that d*w*tim***
justfun is offline  
Old 22nd Jan 2008, 20:04   #15 (permalink)
 
Join Date: Jul 2006
Location: Cuckooooooo Land
Posts: 21
Th*y sh*uld'v* giv** th* c**t*act t* Su*v*illa*c* Aus** Th*y had th* *stablish*d fl**t, suitably qualifi*d ***s****l a*d S**'s i* *lac*** Th*y hav* b*i*g d*i*g SA*'s f** y*a*s **w s* **thi*g **w th*** *ith**** Th* issu* *f d****i*g **scu* *qui*m**t c*uld'v* b*** s*lv*d *** way ** a**th****
chickendrummer is offline  
Old 22nd Jan 2008, 21:55   #16 (permalink)
 
Join Date: Dec 2006
Location: west
Posts: 229
**a*ly all A*****scu* staff a** f**m SA th*y m*v*d ac**ss f** b*tt** c**diti**s a*d th* **l*s a** diff****t**
Green gorilla is offline  
Old 22nd Jan 2008, 22:08   #17 (permalink)
 
Join Date: Apr 2007
Location: Go west young man
Posts: 1,731
F**m what I'v* h*a*d SA a** havi*g ***ugh ***bl*ms m**ti*g th*i* *w* c**t*actual *bligati**s! Mayb* th*y might b* **xt f** g*tti*g th* m*dia bu**** *ut u*d** th*m??
Sarcs is offline  
Old 23rd Jan 2008, 04:18   #18 (permalink)
 
Join Date: Jun 2006
Location: Wherever the hotel drink ticket is valid
Posts: 285
If th* D***i** ca*'t g*t u* - d**s that m*a* w* hav* t* chuck th* *aft back i* th* cabi* b*f*** g*i*g t* LDH???
Icarus53 is offline  
Old 23rd Jan 2008, 08:15   #19 (permalink)
 
Join Date: Aug 2007
Location: Australia
Posts: 58
s* th*** is ** d*sig*at*d s*a*ch *ada* ( just *** c* sha**d with th* *i*lts f** w*ath** a*d **ly c*v**s 160 d*g***s), is it t*u* A*****scu* a** still ****ati*g u*d** **a*l's A*C a*d d**t hav* th*i* *w*? m*a*i*g at *ight a*d i* c*a* w*ath** ( wh*** mu**hys law dictat*s thi*gs will g* w***g) th*y hav* t* d*** *afts at LSALT? s* i*st*ad *f d****i*g at 1, 2, 3, 500 th*y hav* t* d*** at 1500 a*d cha*c*s a** th* cl*ud will b* b*tw*** LSALT a*d th* *c*a*/la*d s* u hav* t* d*** th**ugh cl*ud? ****t fishi*g f** a*ythi*g h*** at all but wa*t t* s**i*usly k**w** i may b* c*m*l*t*ly w***g h*** a*d **ly cu*i*us if its t*u***
gav_20022002 is offline  
Old 23rd Jan 2008, 15:04   #20 (permalink)

Don Quixote Impersonator
 
Join Date: Jul 1999
Location: Australia
Age: 68
Posts: 3,395
V**y v**y sl***y j*u**alism** &qu*t;A*d y*u st****d b*ati*g y*u* wif* ********wh**??&qu*t;
gaunty is offline  
Closed Thread
 
 
 




Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search


Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off



All times are GMT. The time now is 23:48.


vBulletin® v3.8.7, Copyright ©2000-2015, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
SEO by vBSEO 3.6.1
1996-2012 The Professional Pilots Rumour Network