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15th Oct 2022, 10:56
Replies: 176
Views: 47,425
Posted By wombat watcher

Wasn’t Rex spelt Compass Mk1, Compass Mk 2,...

Wasn’t Rex spelt Compass Mk1, Compass Mk 2, Southern Cross Airlines, Tiger, in the not so distant history.
Another possible spelling is Bonza in the future.
7th Sep 2022, 00:31
Replies: 176
Views: 47,425
Posted By wombat watcher

Old news, this was done in the 1980s for similar...

Old news, this was done in the 1980s for similar reasons.
Qantas was government owned then.
The children who write the online fish wraps and start the threads and are alleged insiders leaking out,...
29th Aug 2022, 10:34
Replies: 166
Views: 30,336
Posted By wombat watcher

and what is that?

and what is that?
19th Aug 2022, 11:07
Replies: 43
Views: 4,395
Posted By wombat watcher

“I was recently among a number of people who...

“I was recently among a number of people who assisted a pilot after an apparent ‘wheels up’ landing at a place that will remain nameless. After asking the pilot a number of questions to help me to...
31st Jul 2022, 10:05
Replies: 265
Views: 53,240
Posted By wombat watcher

absolute rubbish

absolute rubbish
29th Jul 2022, 11:20
Replies: 265
Views: 53,240
Posted By wombat watcher

FFS, in an airline, a pilot just can’t go to any...

FFS, in an airline, a pilot just can’t go to any piece of bitumen that suits them.
An Alternate has a capital for a reason. It is assessed for all sorts of criteria and if it meets the tests it is...
29th Jul 2022, 01:12
Replies: 54
Views: 19,180
Posted By wombat watcher

Are you sure? The inaugural Chief Pilot was an...

Are you sure?
The inaugural Chief Pilot was an ex Ansett pilot ,Indeed, he was the Ansett VP in the AFAP in the 1989 dispute.
27th Jul 2022, 11:03
Replies: 265
Views: 53,240
Posted By wombat watcher

Correct/ correct/ correct. NB doesnt...

Correct/ correct/ correct.

NB
doesnt matter how you found out. It was a question to sort the bedwetters from the legal pedantics from those who have a practical approach. Many of whom have...
27th Jul 2022, 10:28
Replies: 265
Views: 53,240
Posted By wombat watcher

How about this one: You are 1000’ on finals and...

How about this one:
You are 1000’ on finals and the cloud base/visibility is above the minima and below the Alternate Criteria which you have just become aware of; you have enough fuel to carry an...
27th Jul 2022, 09:43
Replies: 265
Views: 53,240
Posted By wombat watcher

Not necessarily correct. If the forecast for PER...

Not necessarily correct. If the forecast for PER was above Alternate Criteria and you had already passed PNR and you couldn’t carry an Alternate, you are entitled to continue and commence an...
26th Jul 2022, 07:13
Replies: 265
Views: 53,240
Posted By wombat watcher

The passengers paid their money to go to Perth

The passengers paid their money to go to Perth
24th Jul 2022, 00:20
Replies: 265
Views: 53,240
Posted By wombat watcher

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/...

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/1620x513/3c405369_1251_4b53_989b_96896e7da555_184d86da03d495e4d6d32692c411718aa5bab43f.jpeg
Forum: Rotorheads
11th Jul 2022, 02:43
Replies: 44
Views: 10,474
Posted By wombat watcher

All the news references are to it being a Bell...

All the news references are to it being a Bell 206L.
CASA register show him owning a Huey. Old vision shows his helo as a Huey.
are the references incorrect?
7th May 2022, 23:17
Replies: 213
Views: 82,880
Posted By wombat watcher

Australian Asia also operated a B767-300 in their...

Australian Asia also operated a B767-300 in their colours after the SPs were sold.

Absolutely to your second sentence.

Also the former Impulse pilots were very pleased to come off their...
7th May 2022, 21:12
Replies: 213
Views: 82,880
Posted By wombat watcher

OK. Weren’t Kendall and Hazeltons acquired by...

OK. Weren’t Kendall and Hazeltons acquired by Ansett, were caught up in Ansett’s demise and then acquired from the Receivers by the Singaporean to form Rex?
That is why they have Saabs and not Dash...
7th May 2022, 10:17
Replies: 154
Views: 44,932
Posted By wombat watcher

Who are the “spineless five”?

Who are the “spineless five”?
6th May 2022, 22:03
Replies: 213
Views: 82,880
Posted By wombat watcher

Tailwheel, with due respect, half the airlines...

Tailwheel,
with due respect, half the airlines you have named were not acquired by Qantas.
23rd Apr 2022, 11:38
Replies: 17
Views: 5,787
Posted By wombat watcher

All that demonstrates is , what a bunch of f**wit...

All that demonstrates is , what a bunch of f**wit smart arses frequent Facebook.
22nd Apr 2022, 09:59
Replies: 11
Views: 6,554
Posted By wombat watcher

I think you might find that is why they using...

I think you might find that is why they using overseas based crews.
20th Apr 2022, 11:09
Replies: 154
Views: 44,932
Posted By wombat watcher

Interesting comment obviously talking about...

Interesting comment obviously talking about Virgin and Cathay
20th Apr 2022, 09:56
Replies: 154
Views: 44,932
Posted By wombat watcher

What a naive comment. Airlines will decide...

What a naive comment.
Airlines will decide which aircraft and when and what routes they will operate.
Whether they get it right will depend on the success meaning profitability of the route....
22nd Feb 2022, 22:42
Replies: 10
Views: 1,908
Posted By wombat watcher

Murray cod found his item? ...

Murray cod found his item?

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/1339x739/5f93a8f9_d839_4af0_b087_4753309089c1_edf247064028692f20aef18591fca553c17da346.jpeg
20th Feb 2022, 09:21
Replies: 81
Views: 22,421
Posted By wombat watcher

I agree. I did runaway stab drills in the...

I agree.
I did runaway stab drills in the simulator on the B707 late in the 1960s. In other Boeing types later in life , the hard bit was getting the verbiage word perfect eg Stabiliser Hydraulic...
10th Feb 2022, 08:25
Replies: 264
Views: 27,505
Posted By wombat watcher

How about traditional owners help themselves as a...

How about traditional owners help themselves as a first step.
Stop sexual attacks on their women
Stop alcohol and drug and petrol abuse
Stop violence against members of their community in the...
9th Feb 2022, 04:32
Replies: 150
Views: 29,051
Posted By wombat watcher

Just to keep the record straight. GH wasn’t...

Just to keep the record straight. GH wasn’t psycho tested by Qantas; as already stated far above, he got a Qf job by being employed by Australian Airlines post 1989 and came into Qf via the merger.
7th Feb 2022, 08:45
Replies: 150
Views: 29,051
Posted By wombat watcher

you’ll lose your money. He is a first class jerk....

you’ll lose your money. He is a first class jerk. A disgrace to the profession.
6th Feb 2022, 09:40
Replies: 195
Views: 61,818
Posted By wombat watcher

Just remember that it was Labor’s Bob Hawke and...

Just remember that it was Labor’s Bob Hawke and Bill Kelty’s ACTU that took the flamethrower to the AFAP in 1989.
4th Feb 2022, 08:26
Replies: 195
Views: 61,818
Posted By wombat watcher

She could have gone further but didn’t. Her...

She could have gone further but didn’t.
Her Marquis of Queensberry rules for IR produced the Qf lockout in 2011 amongst other unpleasant occurrences.
3rd Feb 2022, 22:39
Replies: 195
Views: 61,818
Posted By wombat watcher

just never forget that whatever regime we’ve got,...

just never forget that whatever regime we’ve got, it was designed by Labor’s Julia Gillard while in office.
30th Jan 2022, 08:28
Replies: 264
Views: 27,505
Posted By wombat watcher

The answer to your last question: who owns the...

The answer to your last question:
who owns the aircraft; definitely not you. The owners decide what they paint on their aircraft.


So who do you think the “First Nations” people of the United...
28th Jan 2022, 09:39
Replies: 264
Views: 27,505
Posted By wombat watcher

some of us are happy with the way we are. We are...

some of us are happy with the way we are. We are not seeking change.
A lot of change ends up as worse. How about Rhodesia and even South Africa as examples let alone places like the Belgian Congo...
28th Jan 2022, 09:06
Replies: 195
Views: 61,818
Posted By wombat watcher

you have to be joking. who sent Virgin into...

you have to be joking.
who sent Virgin into administration? Who set up Compass and failed?
Who were the wizards that saw Ansett’s demise?
should I continue?
27th Jan 2022, 08:59
Replies: 264
Views: 27,505
Posted By wombat watcher

geeez, It is very confusing when someone...

geeez,
It is very confusing when someone inserts the facts.
​​​​​​…………..

​​​​​…not
11th Jan 2022, 09:06
Replies: 23
Views: 16,923
Posted By wombat watcher

Which Award?

Which Award?
6th Jan 2022, 06:52
Replies: 63
Views: 16,763
Posted By wombat watcher

I think Mr Proach should change his name to Miss...

I think Mr Proach should change his name to Miss Guided or perhaps Miss Taken.
Either would be appropriate.
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