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Old 28th Aug 2015, 23:30
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The Weekend Today Show

Just finished watching the segment where they had Byron Bailey on there explaining about the effects of turbulence (among other things) on an aircraft. Right at the end he said he could tell exactly what happened with the Hawker Hunter crash in the UK because he'd flown one. Hmmm.....

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Old 28th Aug 2015, 23:48
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My thoughts EXACTLY DF! Looks like the segment may become a regular thing so we might be able to see what he has to say on the Hawker incident in the near future before the investigation is complete.
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Old 28th Aug 2015, 23:57
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Altimeters, apparently his new title is The Resident Aviation Expert for the Today show. Well we all know the definition of the term expert, don't we?!

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Old 29th Aug 2015, 00:25
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Aside from a little bit of poetic licence he was quite animated and entertaining. My wife even said she liked his leather jacked complete with 4 gold bars per shoulder. Good viewing for the average punter. As for the Hunter, this guy is an ex fighter pilot with time on type so he'd certainly be knowledgable.
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Old 29th Aug 2015, 03:09
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Cash for comment.

You can say what you want. No one will argue!

It's is a variety show after all! Great to have on your CV... Not!
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Old 29th Aug 2015, 05:38
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Hawker Hunter

An outside loop at low altitude will do it every time!!
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Old 29th Aug 2015, 08:07
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Well is he an improvement on the other "Expert" commentator? At least this one knows what he is talking about.
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Old 29th Aug 2015, 11:35
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At least this one knows what he is talking about.
Are you sure about that? After listening to his theory on the MH370 crash a few weeks back I seriously doubt he does!

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Old 29th Aug 2015, 12:01
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Don't worry, methinks he is talking about the Thronomister!
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Old 31st Aug 2015, 12:20
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Well is he an improvement on the other "Expert" commentator? At least this one knows what he is talking about.
Haha. You serious.

Here's the MH370 thread.

http://www.pprune.org/pacific-general-aviation-questions/565526-today-show-mh370.html

This guy is a joke. So glad I missed it, as I would have thrown a chair through my TV probably if i'd seen him crap on again.
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Old 31st Aug 2015, 12:30
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This guy is a joke. So glad I missed it, as I would have thrown a chair through my TV probably if i'd seen him crap on again.
I thought the other resident expert who always seemed to have an opinion on things was bad, but this guy takes it to a whole new level. The words "full of it" come to mind!

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Old 31st Aug 2015, 22:15
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ex-Kiwi AF Nav, ex-RAAF Vampire/Sabre/Mirage pilot, ex-name Ian....
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Old 30th Sep 2015, 12:09
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and idiot..? a moron? because he has an opinion like most of you..? but instead of sitting behind your desks like computer warriors he is on TV. He is one of the most experienced B777 pilots in the world, and with well over the experience of most of you guy's from wide body, fighter jets to top end corporate jet on here. jealous much.
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Old 30th Sep 2015, 12:34
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Is that you Bryon ?
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Old 30th Sep 2015, 23:52
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Knob in need of some humble pie if you ask me.
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Old 2nd Oct 2015, 12:06
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and idiot..? a moron? because he has an opinion like most of you..? but instead of sitting behind your desks like computer warriors he is on TV. He is one of the most experienced B777 pilots in the world, and with well over the experience of most of you guy's from wide body, fighter jets to top end corporate jet on here. jealous much.
It's his "I'm a very experienced pilot & I know what happened to MH370 & I know what caused the Harrier jet to crash" attitude that irks me as well as others here. Very few people like a know-it-all like that.

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Knob in need of some humble pie if you ask me.
Agree 100%!

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Geez you guys are wankers. You get Geoffrey Thomas on tele expousing opinions and he's called a total ****** 'cause he's done nothing and has no credibility


You then get a guy on tele who has all sorts of experience and credibility, and guess what, he's a ****** too.


Tell me DF - are you and F.Nose the only guys who could give the public an opinion and NOT be wankers.


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Old 3rd Oct 2015, 06:27
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Tell me DF - are you and F.Nose the only guys who could give the public an opinion and NOT be wankers.
You've missed the point completely.

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Old 3rd Oct 2015, 11:27
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This guys alright. At least he knows what he's talking about.
What would you prefer? Someone equally knowledgeable who doesn't like the limelight and is as boring as batsh1t?
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