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The J vs K Thread. Pacifists keep out.

Old 5th Mar 2006, 19:11
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Kicking this off again Sk8r? It's never gone away! Getting it all out in here will give the pacifists a chance not to be annoyed 'cos others have an opinion.

Clue's in the thread title gents.
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Old 5th Mar 2006, 21:35
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A Donkey asks...

If Group A are tasked with obtaining the maximum operational capability from an aging platform, beset with the usual problems of spares, serviceability, and availbility, and yet do this exceptionally well and in a professional manner. Whereas Group B are tasked with obtaining the maximum operational capability from an newly introduced platform, beset with the usual problems of MAR, and introduction to service issues, and yet do this exceptionally well and in a professional manner, why would they publicly flog each other over the relative merits of each Group when the organizational failings that lead to this animosity are largely outside of their control and pay grade? What am I missing here?
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Old 5th Mar 2006, 21:50
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That actually the 2 groups get on quite well, they just like getting one over on the other?

Besides which, I can't let it lie. The J's just better
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Old 5th Mar 2006, 22:35
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You're confusing 'better' with 'newer'.

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Old 5th Mar 2006, 22:48
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You're in a minority of one with that opinion it seems
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Old 5th Mar 2006, 22:55
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Nope! And I've flown them both......
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Old 6th Mar 2006, 00:28
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I haven't flown in the new model, but I have in the old and I don't expect the new one to be any less uncomfortable. They are both just a utility transport. What is all the fuss about? Good a/c with professionals at the helm, getting the job done.
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Old 6th Mar 2006, 00:34
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The J seems noiser down the back, and the vibes are higher frequency and much more annoying. And for some odd reason, anything more than 3 ft off the floor gets roasting hot, whereas the bottom 3 ft of the freight bay is arctic.

As opposed to the K freight bay, where anything more than 10ft away from the prop line is arctic!

But what the hell - I'm probably gonna end up flying the damn thing sooner or later.

Well, when I say 'flying', I mean 'pushing buttons on the MC'.

Autothrottles - what's that all about? Something wrong with your right hands up Northside?

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Old 6th Mar 2006, 08:40
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Something wrong with your right hands up Northside?
LOL! There are so many possible answers .... !
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Old 6th Mar 2006, 09:09
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gee, cant wait till 16B joins the J fleet. just the type of person we need
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Old 6th Mar 2006, 11:43
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NO Juliet,

16 Blades is to be commended for defending the classic, however he will join the J fleet and, like every other Pilot and ALM who has gone through conversion, will discover just how superbly capable the J really is and how it is light years ahead of anything he has endured to date.

It will of course then be very interesting to see which angle his posts come from on this age old topic

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Old 6th Mar 2006, 17:54
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16B...

Are you in currency???

Course you are, you'll have been doing MCT recently.

No MCT in the sand-pit!!!


Later Dudes;
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Old 6th Mar 2006, 18:09
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But what the hell - I'm probably gonna end up flying the damn thing sooner or later.
Then you'll have to change your title to "24 Blades"
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Old 6th Mar 2006, 18:14
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Originally Posted by Navaleye
Then you'll have to change your title to "24 Blades"
That is providing he passes the course
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Old 6th Mar 2006, 19:31
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Originally Posted by ratty1
That is providing he passes the course
isn't the course just microwave cookery?
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Old 6th Mar 2006, 19:41
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...microwave cookery...

learning to breathe fresh air....
learning how to let the autothrottles do the work...
learning how to arrive on time!!!

Later...
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Old 6th Mar 2006, 20:30
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What, 16 Blades doing the J conversion??

Can't wait!




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Old 6th Mar 2006, 21:38
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Oh dear,

24 blades seems to have gone a little quiet

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Old 6th Mar 2006, 22:17
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Careful Ratty;

He might be a Tac boy.
He'll be out displaying a show of allied air power over the insurgent hotspots of Keevil and Everleigh!!!

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Old 6th Mar 2006, 22:21
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That is if the Nav can find them..................
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