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23rd Nov 2022, 08:59
Replies: 50
Views: 14,920
Posted By Gordomac

Planet Earth is in man-made turmoil right now and...

Planet Earth is in man-made turmoil right now and when this has happened in the past , UFO sightings have increased .

In 40 years of professional flying, I have been witness to only one sighting...
Forum: Middle East
15th Nov 2022, 09:39
Replies: 5
Views: 1,238
Posted By Gordomac

Probably not. Way back, I tried to assist a...

Probably not. Way back, I tried to assist a number of mates in a similar position. A Senior Admin Bod told me ;" Look, you have to understand that GF is not a proper airline but a Flying Club !". I...
Forum: Middle East
5th Nov 2022, 11:04
Replies: 16
Views: 13,814
Posted By Gordomac

NG. Same story all over the place isn't it. GF...

NG. Same story all over the place isn't it. GF gagged.Don't hear much about any of the ME airlines from folk within. Even elsewhere, VA (or VS-or whatever) well gagged.

Freedom of expression being...
10th Oct 2022, 09:59
Replies: 22
Views: 9,325
Posted By Gordomac

Amazing what some chaps get away with and even...

Amazing what some chaps get away with and even admired.Had I ever pulled a stunt like that, it would have been handled, very aggressively by so-called :[email protected] Mind you, if this bod was ex...
3rd Oct 2022, 08:19
Replies: 69
Views: 6,494
Posted By Gordomac

Sorry WH. Still under a NDO (Mon Disclosure...

Sorry WH. Still under a NDO (Mon Disclosure Order) issued by Fleet Office).. Dixi gives a clue to legit thinking and combined with very wide interpretation of rules & regs, we did it.
2nd Oct 2022, 10:08
Replies: 69
Views: 6,494
Posted By Gordomac

Ohmigosh, you bods are getting in the way of my...

Ohmigosh, you bods are getting in the way of my Sunday tasks. What a nighty read and I am, like WHBM going to change all the foregoing to a night-time read. But, hey, look ;

I left BA as a T1E...
2nd Oct 2022, 09:37
Replies: 222
Views: 28,207
Posted By Gordomac

Aaaaaah. Feel a bit more worthy. Just noticed the...

Aaaaaah. Feel a bit more worthy. Just noticed the opener asked about aircraft "flown in" rather than "flown". Up their with you heavyweights and can offer a long list . First was a KLM DC4. I was 5....
30th Sep 2022, 09:07
Replies: 16
Views: 3,816
Posted By Gordomac

ve3id ; Thread creeping a bit but still an...

ve3id ; Thread creeping a bit but still an enjoyable read. I ask, only, about Canadians trying to get into Hamble (!) In my search for sponsored cadet training (still at school) I wrote to TCA and...
29th Sep 2022, 09:10
Replies: 222
Views: 28,207
Posted By Gordomac

Just happened to be going through log-books for...

Just happened to be going through log-books for other reasons but was rather proud of my many types. Then stumbled on this thread and feel very, very, low down in ramking.

I started on Bolkow...
27th Sep 2022, 08:06
Replies: 16
Views: 3,816
Posted By Gordomac

Cessna Pete ; Guilty. I went RHS Viscount with...

Cessna Pete ; Guilty. I went RHS Viscount with 400 hrs. So did many of my fellow sponsored cadets. Not all Hamble. The latter did a while as Navs in BOAC or third pilot (Systems Panel Ops) with BEA...
15th Sep 2022, 10:29
Replies: 29
Views: 4,489
Posted By Gordomac

Great thread and I concur with all posts. I was...

Great thread and I concur with all posts. I was in ops from '68-'71. Cally crewing, BUA Traffic, Moretons..Sponsored by BKS/ Northeast and flew the T1e. but merged seniority and awful BEA SOP's led...
Forum: Middle East
11th Sep 2022, 09:49
Replies: 3
Views: 2,242
Posted By Gordomac

Gagging order. Of course, total compliance.

Gagging order. Of course, total compliance.
4th Sep 2022, 09:38
Replies: 15
Views: 5,327
Posted By Gordomac

Ha! Doubt it. Not ex RAF, don't like boats, not a...

Ha! Doubt it. Not ex RAF, don't like boats, not a member of any Lodge,,Dark=skinned and still look like the head waiter from the Balti ! White hair though. . It's a start but too late. And I was...
3rd Sep 2022, 10:30
Replies: 15
Views: 5,327
Posted By Gordomac

One only needs to look, right here, at the active...

One only needs to look, right here, at the active user section of this forum. Today, around 10 members and around 68 guests.Where have all the regular contributors, some quite famous, gone ?
My...
15th Aug 2022, 10:47
Replies: 22
Views: 3,169
Posted By Gordomac

Billie ; Thanks. Definitive answer and I am now...

Billie ; Thanks. Definitive answer and I am now readied for the pub brawl this afternoon. I have, in addition, decided not to spend my Friday lotto win on a 74 but will just get others to fly me...
15th Aug 2022, 10:34
Replies: 427
Views: 193,782
Posted By Gordomac

Local paper focused on the anniversary and the...

Local paper focused on the anniversary and the fact that four Management staff were indicted and found guilty. They all received reduced sentences and got off with no jail time after paying hefty...
15th Aug 2022, 10:16
Replies: 80
Views: 36,344
Posted By Gordomac

Many cabin crew appear to be under the impression...

Many cabin crew appear to be under the impression that it is their discretion. I was once told by a male CC that there was "no way" he was going to use his discretion. I left him in Muscat and he...
14th Aug 2022, 10:40
Replies: 22
Views: 3,169
Posted By Gordomac

Cripes, we are getting there. I get the line...

Cripes, we are getting there. I get the line between private flying and public transport/commercial. I get the bit about working up the PPL through stuff we all did; night rating, twin rating, IMC...
13th Aug 2022, 09:58
Replies: 22
Views: 3,169
Posted By Gordomac

PPL Weight limit

Not sure where to post this but, in order to settle on-going bar discussion, can someone enlighten please ?

I thought all licencing was just a weight limit thing plus private/commercial. Can I fly...
30th Apr 2021, 09:13
Replies: 29
Views: 25,026
Posted By Gordomac

Thanks milud. Sounds like a right old mess but...

Thanks milud. Sounds like a right old mess but pretty typical of what is going on elsewhere. Mid East in particular.
29th Apr 2021, 10:39
Replies: 29
Views: 25,026
Posted By Gordomac

Maybe someone from Virgin can clear it up ? Or...

Maybe someone from Virgin can clear it up ? Or are they gagged like so many ?
29th Apr 2021, 10:27
Replies: 213
Views: 43,530
Posted By Gordomac

Green cards, Res visa, work permits. One world...

Green cards, Res visa, work permits. One world and very political. Licence recognition, can get very arrogant. A marriage (?) forget it. Another time, looking at the Canadian route, I was told by a...
23rd Apr 2021, 09:57
Replies: 365
Views: 209,727
Posted By Gordomac

Gosh you chaps are brill. I see why I failed the...

Gosh you chaps are brill. I see why I failed the Tech quiz ! Some humour skirting about must be welcome under the current climate. Good luck to all.
11th Apr 2021, 10:22
Replies: 756
Views: 412,946
Posted By Gordomac

davidjohnson & Dorking ; Agreed. I was thinking...

davidjohnson & Dorking ; Agreed. I was thinking exactly the same and in my Sunday lurk about I see the Corvid debate creeping a lot of threads. Unfortunately, I and others, are no longer allowed to...
10th Apr 2021, 10:04
Replies: 13
Views: 5,997
Posted By Gordomac

At least we seem to be moving forward. My...

At least we seem to be moving forward. My forefathers behaved very badly in British India and I turned out looking like the Headwaiter in the Balti. One Far East airline rejected me, in 1978 because...
8th Apr 2021, 10:29
Replies: 213
Views: 43,530
Posted By Gordomac

How can one be 'based' in the UK unless one has...

How can one be 'based' in the UK unless one has the right to work/reside ? In days of gold, therein was the problem first. One of my dreams was to live and work as an airline pilot in the USA....
Forum: Questions
8th Apr 2021, 09:43
Replies: 14
Views: 2,234
Posted By Gordomac

My theory days gone too but I think you were...

My theory days gone too but I think you were right to take your diplomatic stance and I think it is the laws of the registered country that applies. A bit like a foreign embassy. Depends how big &...
25th Mar 2021, 11:05
Replies: 1,268
Views: 1,006,923
Posted By Gordomac

Apologies for coming in late but is it not the...

Apologies for coming in late but is it not the case that Directors of a failed company are barred from employment in the same positions in the same industry for at least 5 years ? It was, something...
23rd Mar 2021, 11:53
Replies: 10
Views: 1,487
Posted By Gordomac

Cyprus might be on the list. Access denied on the...

Cyprus might be on the list. Access denied on the Jetblast forum only though. Bit odd. Best mate also denied access this morning. Probably more likely that we are both of the same mind, "truth...
23rd Mar 2021, 11:39
Replies: 26
Views: 10,519
Posted By Gordomac

And there we have it. No response. My wingman,...

And there we have it. No response. My wingman, Landflap, also denied access to JB this morning. All a bit too close for comfort.Careful what you say and who you say it about. Preserve the Sargeants...
21st Mar 2021, 10:49
Replies: 26
Views: 10,519
Posted By Gordomac

Shy, Perked up courage this morning. Tried your...

Shy, Perked up courage this morning. Tried your suggestion and dared to ask. Fearful (!).
14th Mar 2021, 12:51
Replies: 26
Views: 10,519
Posted By Gordomac

Shy : Thanks. A bit scared but I will try that....

Shy : Thanks. A bit scared but I will try that. Nowhere ready for the ARB written in comp nav skills !
13th Mar 2021, 10:55
Replies: 26
Views: 10,519
Posted By Gordomac

Just seen this. Same problem. "Contact us" does...

Just seen this. Same problem. "Contact us" does not appear to be manned at all. I have been denied access to the Jetblast forum. Some reasons on the 'Denied access' page but do not make sense. I too...
Forum: Middle East
6th Mar 2021, 09:19
Replies: 77
Views: 26,605
Posted By Gordomac

Emma, I might be wrong but it appeared to me that...

Emma, I might be wrong but it appeared to me that the Cyps have opened up for UK tourists as opposed to "all". Saw the Minister's broadcast yesterday. Very specific vaccines will only be accepted. I...
28th Feb 2021, 10:43
Replies: 29
Views: 11,032
Posted By Gordomac

C'mon chaps. Some girls love guys in uniform. I...

C'mon chaps. Some girls love guys in uniform. I wear some bits for gardening and insist on my old GF, First Class PJ's for these wickedly cold nights.
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