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Heathrow "incident"?

Old 17th Sep 2002, 17:55
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Come along now children.

Bedtime !!!
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Old 17th Sep 2002, 18:19
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Ha ! Ain't the irony wonderful.
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Old 17th Sep 2002, 18:30
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Yes- I thought you two would rear your ugly heads- the professional photographer and the resident of Dublin (which also has an airport). Perhaps you could explain your apparent fascination with involving yourself so deeply in a forum that is of no concern to you professionally? It really seems quite bizarre to spend so much time here.

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Old 17th Sep 2002, 20:39
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Notso Fantastic:

I have been away and have only just read this thread. (Mind you, it is now quite difficult to figure out what the original thread was all about - as is usual!).

I used to have a great fishing friend and he used to refer to folks like you as graylings. Knowing nothing about fishing, I asked for an explanation. It appears that the grayling will always rise to the bait and when it comes to conversational fly-casting you would most certainly fit into my friend's classification in spades. You really have exceeded yourself this time and 411A must be just about beside himself with glee. You really must learn to sit among the cool stones at the bottom of the pool and mouth politely.

Moving on to some of the previous comments, I have also worked with some ex-BA pilots who were the best you could ever wish to fly with. I have also met some absolute pillocks. I would agree with 411A that the good guys were generally youngsters.

I note that ex-BA pilots have been mentioned previously on this thread as working for SV, SQ etc after they retire at 55. Why do they find this necessary? I was always lead to believe that one could retire happily and comfortably at 55 on the BA final salary scheme?

Hand Solo and the like always express surprise that by not supporting BA pilots in their endeavours we are simply "lowering the ante" for the pilot profession. What effect do they imagine that these ex-BA pilots have on Terms and Conditions for those of us who are trying to better our lot in the likes of SV, SQ or Virgin for that matter? The latest I have heard is that you lot want to move into BACE at the age of 55. When are the youngsters in this country going to get a chance?

Two words spring to mind; hypocrisy and greed.
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