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Forum: Questions
15th Sep 2017, 13:26
Replies: 10
Views: 2,406
Posted By theboywide

Polar navigation regs

Anybody know if ICAO has any regs concerning polar / high latitude operations?
25th Aug 2017, 17:23
Replies: 6
Views: 3,136
Posted By theboywide

Lancaster flight test

Hi there
Was wondering if anyone knew who the main test pilots were on the Lancaster?
Are there any good books discussing the handling characteristics etc in flight test detail?
Thanks
14th Mar 2017, 21:53
Replies: 185
Views: 87,860
Posted By theboywide

So, minor quibble here, but I've chatted to the...

So, minor quibble here, but I've chatted to the AFPRB a couple of times and they always say that they report 1% because that's what the government has set.

Shouldn't an independant body report...
3rd Mar 2017, 18:42
Replies: 1,030
Views: 416,073
Posted By theboywide

I'm a little shocked here tbh. If you take...

I'm a little shocked here tbh.
If you take away the charges of perjury etc, for which he was found not guilty, then you must assume the captains version of events are true.
In his case, the...
27th Feb 2014, 18:04
Replies: 9
Views: 2,278
Posted By theboywide

Cool. Thanks for the help. So, now not in the...

Cool. Thanks for the help.
So, now not in the case in particular, under what circumstance would you be required to be within 30 degrees of track before going outbound?
27th Feb 2014, 15:18
Replies: 9
Views: 2,278
Posted By theboywide

So, for instance, if I do the SOTUK 3T arrival at...

So, for instance, if I do the SOTUK 3T arrival at LETO (Madrid Torrejon) to carry out the ILS Z rwy 23, do I need to position in the DUKKE hold to be within 30 degrees of the outbound or can I turn...
27th Feb 2014, 12:21
Replies: 9
Views: 2,278
Posted By theboywide

Instrument approach question - one for the IREs!

I have a quick question that I hope someone can help with.

I was flying an approach in the sim the other day where the STAR put you into the Approach at 90 degrees to the initial approach fix and...
11th Feb 2014, 19:37
Replies: 58
Views: 6,949
Posted By theboywide

I love that in our place, when harmony was...

I love that in our place, when harmony was introduced we totted up all days away from home.
We all exceeded harmony limits so it became ops and op training.
We all exceeded harmony so it became...
28th Nov 2013, 16:52
Replies: 36
Views: 7,802
Posted By theboywide

Not entirely true Tonksy! Depends how you...

Not entirely true Tonksy!

Depends how you define useful but there should be some route work going on at least in 2015.
The ac is at IOC at the mo.
Fortunately for us, the french are doing the...
27th Nov 2013, 21:51
Replies: 36
Views: 7,802
Posted By theboywide

What issues & uncertainties with the A400? Seems...

What issues & uncertainties with the A400? Seems to be ticking along quite nicely to me! Should be on time (this time) if not early.
In terms of stuff the C17 currently does it should be ready to...
21st Nov 2013, 09:59
Replies: 151
Views: 29,936
Posted By theboywide

The release of 200 guys was to stop the time to...

The release of 200 guys was to stop the time to OCU from being 10yrs.

Check this out from the USAF. sorry if it's a repeat
USAF Pilots Pass on $225,000 Bonuses | All Things Aero...
20th Nov 2013, 18:27
Replies: 151
Views: 29,936
Posted By theboywide

Check out this months Air Forces monthly. CAS...

Check out this months Air Forces
monthly. CAS quoted at a conference saying shadow taken into core, sentinel due to retire 2015 unless funded from another source, Reaper not confirmed but inferred...
25th Oct 2013, 11:45
Replies: 151
Views: 29,936
Posted By theboywide

This is a really interesting problem. I'm a...

This is a really interesting problem.
I'm a lifer, so really I will never step out of the gate without my ID but the day is coming where a lot of experience does and the training pipelineand...
3rd Jul 2013, 14:43
Replies: 46
Views: 6,017
Posted By theboywide

I don't begrudge them a decent salary. They have...

I don't begrudge them a decent salary. They have one.

I do begrudge them telling the country "we're all in this together" and "this is a time for austerity" and then awarding themselves a big fat...
2nd Jul 2013, 08:50
Replies: 46
Views: 6,017
Posted By theboywide

Move parliament to Scunthorpe, sell real estate,...

Move parliament to Scunthorpe, sell real estate, settle national debt.
Voila.
27th Jun 2013, 22:49
Replies: 40
Views: 6,425
Posted By theboywide

Cut air ranks so they're in proportion to the...

Cut air ranks so they're in proportion to the current size and structure.
Redistribute pay to provide "expertise" increments.
Don't get me wrong - I believe this should be the model for all...
27th Jun 2013, 21:04
Replies: 40
Views: 6,425
Posted By theboywide

We need to be smarter on our increment system and...

We need to be smarter on our increment system and start paying for experience and qualifications instead of on time basis.

Why is a Flt Lt OCU instructor paid the same as a Flt Lt Test Pilot and...
22nd Jun 2013, 19:46
Replies: 41
Views: 6,703
Posted By theboywide

Maybe want to consider the fact that we now have...

Maybe want to consider the fact that we now have a cadre of low budget UAV only pilots coming through to free up the proper pilots to do the cockpit jobs.

This will also have an impact on the FRI...
22nd Jun 2013, 09:37
Replies: 41
Views: 6,703
Posted By theboywide

I think the Manning cadre are a bit hamstrung...

I think the Manning cadre are a bit hamstrung until the bosses officially extend the comms fleet and predator beyond a UOR for Afghanistan.
That's what's stopping an FRI. On paper we don't have a...
11th May 2013, 00:43
Replies: 16
Views: 2,209
Posted By theboywide

Not grumbling about the sim fella. I think it's...

Not grumbling about the sim fella. I think it's really valuable and I'll take any opportunity.

I like you believe though that there's smarter ways of doing business than we are right now,...
10th May 2013, 19:50
Replies: 16
Views: 2,209
Posted By theboywide

I'm in the herc world so well aware of the many...

I'm in the herc world so well aware of the many jobs that are done.
I do believe that the current system is overkill.

Just curious as to what other people think and what the civilian world do...
10th May 2013, 15:33
Replies: 16
Views: 2,209
Posted By theboywide

Minimum hours requirements

Hi there
In a time where all of us are struggling to make our on they ours and maintain basic currencies due to lack of flying in the military I was wondering.

What do the civilian airlines do to...
13th Mar 2013, 13:40
Replies: 398
Views: 368,703
Posted By theboywide

This must be the restricted type certification...

This must be the restricted type certification with full to come.
I didn't look in any great detail but this only clears up to 31000ft when the ac operates up to at least 37000ft.
1st Feb 2013, 23:38
Replies: 123
Views: 24,072
Posted By theboywide

I'm not so sure. Thought that if you accept PAS ...

I'm not so sure. Thought that if you accept PAS
and an FRI came in before your 16/38 point that you were eligible but I'd love to get mannings take on it?

By all respects it sounds like the PAS...
25th Nov 2012, 19:10
Replies: 122
Views: 14,986
Posted By theboywide

I'm 14 years in and raring for more! Yes,...

I'm 14 years in and raring for more!
Yes, there is more shit but ultimately it's a very rewarding job with so much variety compared to our civilian counterparts.
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