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12th Apr 2012, 09:15
Replies: 57
Views: 8,100
Posted By cargo boy

It was an N registered Atlas B744 in SonAir...

It was an N registered Atlas B744 in SonAir colors. Still, shows the contempt that the UK government have for the airline industry here in the UK.

There is no such thing as BA or VS not having an...
6th Dec 2011, 12:30
Replies: 29
Views: 19,542
Posted By cargo boy

Typical of some who are just enthusiasts and have...

Typical of some who are just enthusiasts and have very little real understanding of real life flight operations to cast criticism without all the facts.

Landing with 6,000lb (2,700kg), whilst low...
10th Dec 2009, 12:09
Replies: 86
Views: 25,267
Posted By cargo boy

So is Poland. Duh! :ugh:

So is Poland. Duh! :ugh:
Forum: Jet Blast
7th Dec 2009, 07:46
Replies: 321
Views: 80,916
Posted By cargo boy

I fly in and out of JFK, EWR, LAX, SFO, MCO, MIA,...

I fly in and out of JFK, EWR, LAX, SFO, MCO, MIA, LAS, IAD and other US airports and I have never seen an armed TSA operative. The only armed personnel I see at those US airports are the CBP/INS or...
4th Sep 2009, 11:33
Replies: 6
Views: 2,819
Posted By cargo boy

Devil Virgin Atlantic to lay-off up to 105 pilots

Latest leak from VS HQ; how management arrived at the necessary numbers:

Overheard in The Office:

"OK, So how many pilots do you want to sack this time round?".
"I was thinking maybe a...
7th Feb 2008, 07:50
Replies: 28
Views: 7,345
Posted By cargo boy

Thumbs down So... we have a newspaper report about a...

So... we have a newspaper report about a depressurisation incident. As is typical of most newspaper reports, it is extremely inaccurate and full of sensationalist fiction.

Now we have a whole...
30th Jan 2008, 14:09
Replies: 16
Views: 3,700
Posted By cargo boy

What's the bet that at least 5 credit card...

What's the bet that at least 5 credit card applications have been made already in this guys name! :rolleyes:

Does anyone else sense a need for self congratulation by this individual? I'll await...
30th Jan 2008, 12:40
Replies: 16
Views: 3,700
Posted By cargo boy

Monty, as they say in your part of the world...

Monty, as they say in your part of the world "Calm down, calm down. Eh! Eh! Eh!".

Do you honestly think that any well resourced criminal or terrorist organisation would find it particularly...
17th Dec 2007, 15:05
Replies: 24
Views: 4,992
Posted By cargo boy

Anyone have any idea, roughly, how many UK...

Anyone have any idea, roughly, how many UK licence holders will be involved?

The reason I ask is because of this "paper saving" exercise. I mean, even if it involved say... 15,000 licence holders,...
11th Dec 2007, 18:48
Replies: 42
Views: 24,265
Posted By cargo boy

Kiddie... you may be familiar with Antigua but...

Kiddie... you may be familiar with Antigua but don't presume you know what it is like taxiing a B744 there. Considering that I regularly fly the B744 into ANU, I am at least qualified to express my...
11th Dec 2007, 02:14
Replies: 42
Views: 24,265
Posted By cargo boy

Perhaps it's time to get the Antiguans to do what...

Perhaps it's time to get the Antiguans to do what a lot of other "third world'ish" airport authorities do... get a couple of cops to close the road for a few minutes whilst the a/c makes its turn,...
24th Oct 2007, 16:43
Replies: 13
Views: 2,434
Posted By cargo boy

FFS! Who or what is going to be fined and by...

FFS! Who or what is going to be fined and by whom? At least put some coherence into your post if you want to start discussion.

Are you trying to say that the airlines are going to fine their...
Forum: Jet Blast
23rd Oct 2007, 11:01
Replies: 78
Views: 32,001
Posted By cargo boy

If he has worked in the USA, he will have had to...

If he has worked in the USA, he will have had to apply for a visa. As he claims to have a C1/D visa, the relevant US authorities would like to know if he actually worked over there as C1/D is ony a...
17th Oct 2007, 10:03
Replies: 129
Views: 47,364
Posted By cargo boy

Hey Rainboe, aside from the armchair pilots, this...

Hey Rainboe, aside from the armchair pilots, this is the greatest thing since sliced bread as far as us jet-lag induced insomniacs are concerned. I mean, we get to read about the incident with input...
15th Oct 2007, 16:05
Replies: 627
Views: 172,853
Posted By cargo boy

Globespan and their ETOPS approval (removed and now back again)

Bumped into a Globespan crew yesterday who told me that they'd lost their ETOPS approvals and were having to tech stop en route for their trans-Atlantic routes. Yesterdays LPL-JFK had to refuel in...
20th Sep 2007, 16:41
Replies: 575
Views: 131,835
Posted By cargo boy

Do any of the amateur sleuths posting on this...

Do any of the amateur sleuths posting on this thread realise that there are TWO Unique Air companies? Unique Air (UK) Ltd and Unique Air International.

Neither company has anything to do with the...
4th Jul 2007, 19:40
Replies: 112
Views: 49,376
Posted By cargo boy

Errr... if AQ are going to put a 'sleeper' in as...

Errr... if AQ are going to put a 'sleeper' in as a pilot, how is the current security regime going to stop him? Oh, soryy, I forgot, he won't have any of that darned exploding toothpaste so he won't...
4th Jul 2007, 19:25
Replies: 3,048
Views: 564,951
Posted By cargo boy

Now that's an insult to dead Cod. The security...

Now that's an insult to dead Cod. The security staff management and especially the decision makers at the airports as well as the dictat makers at the DfT are a hopeless bunch reactionsts whose...
24th Jun 2007, 21:38
Replies: 44
Views: 22,214
Posted By cargo boy

My sources tell me that the a/c has been given...

My sources tell me that the a/c has been given dispensation to make one flight back to a base where maintenance can be carried out. Apparently there is no restriction on the carriage of passengers so...
21st Jun 2007, 10:31
Replies: 24
Views: 3,111
Posted By cargo boy

Flying an a/c from the left hand seat does not...

Flying an a/c from the left hand seat does not equal command hours. If someone is offering you a command job and you have no experience then you are bullshitting your way.

If you have any...
15th Jun 2007, 14:06
Replies: 22
Views: 6,729
Posted By cargo boy

Question Now, I'm not blaming the pilots here so there's...

Now, I'm not blaming the pilots here so there's no need for anyone to get too hysterical even if I'm being a bit cynical, but is it just me or does it appear to everyone else that the chances of...
Forum: Tech Log
31st May 2007, 12:11
Replies: 47
Views: 17,250
Posted By cargo boy

Give us a break! :ugh: So, based on one...

Give us a break! :ugh:

So, based on one journalists interpretation we have a judge, jury and executioner telling us all that the crew must have ignored the possibility of turbulence and then...
16th May 2007, 15:11
Replies: 309
Views: 70,613
Posted By cargo boy

Errr... I seem to remember two terrorist bomb...

Errr... I seem to remember two terrorist bomb attacks on the London Transport system, one succesful and another successful one on the Madrid railway system. Now, how many times have you had to go...
8th May 2007, 12:19
Replies: 160
Views: 69,051
Posted By cargo boy

For heavens sake! Would the amateurs who are...

For heavens sake! Would the amateurs who are trying to impress us with their limited knowledge of jet aircraft flying and EFATO handling please go off to the spotters section where their ramblings...
3rd May 2007, 14:55
Replies: 309
Views: 70,613
Posted By cargo boy

Devil And this one;...

And this one; http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ykzqFz_nHZE&mode=related&search= applies to both sides of the Atlantic.

If I may relate a personal experience from a few weeks ago as I was passing...
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