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25th May 2020, 12:06
Replies: 1,286
Views: 486,570
Posted By strobes_on

To me it would make more sense to run this...

To me it would make more sense to run this through receivership as this will mean asset pricing lower than any deal brokered by Deloittes under administration.

The other big attraction is that the...
1st May 2020, 09:01
Replies: 38
Views: 11,607
Posted By strobes_on

Any CEO who has an adverse history with multiple...

Any CEO who has an adverse history with multiple employers should ring alarm bells for a company who is looking at a Virgin restructure.

Notice I have not mentioned Jane Hrdlicka in the above...
29th Apr 2020, 03:09
Replies: 275
Views: 93,367
Posted By strobes_on

It would need a court that has the power to...

It would need a court that has the power to prosecute to get Borghetti into the frame for any handywork doing his 10 years at Virgin.

That might be kind of difficult unless it's a criminal action.
26th Apr 2020, 11:20
Replies: 275
Views: 93,367
Posted By strobes_on

That news is days old. As indicated...

That news is days old.

As indicated elsewhere, the issue will be if the actions of Perth and Adelaide airports triggers a rush by the creditors and refusal of supply. If that happens, the company...
31st Mar 2020, 23:25
Replies: 831
Views: 435,569
Posted By strobes_on

I agree - this country really needs 2 airlines...

I agree - this country really needs 2 airlines for healthy competition - even if the current iteration of VAH folds, there is sure to be a much leaner Virgin Australia to follow on the other side.
31st Mar 2020, 23:16
Replies: 127
Views: 50,455
Posted By strobes_on

You forgot the rest of what he said........He...

You forgot the rest of what he said........He specifically added that it should be applied to the industry and not just one airline. Just to get the facts straight.
27th Mar 2020, 10:11
Replies: 831
Views: 435,569
Posted By strobes_on

Correct - There is no way SQ could take this on...

Correct - There is no way SQ could take this on with the associated debt and corporate millstones that "own" VAH. SQ needs these funds for the primary corporate entity to survive
2nd Dec 2019, 19:11
Replies: 758
Views: 523,543
Posted By strobes_on

I suspect he means that PIA is OK but a strike is...

I suspect he means that PIA is OK but a strike is not
Forum: Middle East
17th Jul 2015, 12:48
Replies: 30
Views: 32,082
Posted By strobes_on

Aahh yes - Flying the GF 1011 light years ago and...

Aahh yes - Flying the GF 1011 light years ago and the standard ALD (for me anyway) was a brown cow (in the plastic cups of course). Very civilized way to finish the trip.

Let alone the beers for...
20th Dec 2014, 19:56
Replies: 10
Views: 2,971
Posted By strobes_on

I recall 3 of these DCA examiners - Peter...

I recall 3 of these DCA examiners - Peter Griffin, Ron East and Tony Christie.

Ron would never tolerate fools, but I always got on well with him. In another life, I used to ride around...
20th Jun 2010, 07:52
Replies: 74
Views: 15,881
Posted By strobes_on

Tankengine I have obviously had a much...

Tankengine

I have obviously had a much better experience with Lido in another life.

Fourgolds, I read into the above comments that it's more to do with the quality of the information than who...
1st Jun 2010, 21:46
Replies: 568
Views: 280,853
Posted By strobes_on

In various companies I have worked for over the...

In various companies I have worked for over the last 30 years (flying 737 size and above) , I have never seen figures of "3000 feet" or "first third of the runway" used.

It just leaves too much...
Forum: Tech Log
20th May 2010, 14:35
Replies: 68
Views: 44,021
Posted By strobes_on

bear Yes - I was referring only to Airbus...

bear

Yes - I was referring only to Airbus FBW aircraft. Should have made that clearer.
Forum: Tech Log
17th May 2010, 23:42
Replies: 68
Views: 44,021
Posted By strobes_on

This FOT was prompted by several events in airbus...

This FOT was prompted by several events in airbus aircraft (not only FBW) where high angle of attack situations were not handled optimally. At least one hull loss may well be attributed to this...
3rd Apr 2010, 22:52
Replies: 370
Views: 97,665
Posted By strobes_on

After 20 years flying on the A320 with both...

After 20 years flying on the A320 with both engine types, I think the CFM is a more robust and damage tolerant engine than the IAE.
6th Apr 2009, 00:57
Replies: 952
Views: 480,790
Posted By strobes_on

The laptop will quite happliy generate (albeit...

The laptop will quite happliy generate (albeit much lower) speeds if the ZFW is entered. The FLEX temperature and configuration may also be very different.
6th Apr 2009, 00:23
Replies: 952
Views: 480,790
Posted By strobes_on

Loose liver - lets have your in depth analysis...

Loose liver - lets have your in depth analysis then.

Mr. Ed - Some significant thread drift with your "off beat" comments.

To me, a likely scenario with this event is:

1. The crew at some...
4th Mar 2009, 19:14
Replies: 7
Views: 3,222
Posted By strobes_on

TW - Move the thread to where it belongs,...

TW - Move the thread to where it belongs, preferably right off PPruNe.
7th Feb 2009, 01:01
Replies: 266
Views: 43,904
Posted By strobes_on

Qantas is such a nice company. I would find...

Qantas is such a nice company.

I would find it very hard to believe they were ripping people off. Surely not.:E
2nd Feb 2009, 00:42
Replies: 34
Views: 4,601
Posted By strobes_on

I think the Jetstar strategy is continually...

I think the Jetstar strategy is continually evolving.

No doubt it countered VB very well, but are the bean counters now looking at making it the major domestic carrier with further expansion over...
29th Jan 2009, 07:42
Replies: 97
Views: 8,170
Posted By strobes_on

I believe that alternate requirements apply in...

I believe that alternate requirements apply in flight as well. That is, if you get an updated TTF which has WX conditions below the SPAM / ALTN minima, you must provide for an alternate or divert to...
28th Jan 2009, 23:28
Replies: 97
Views: 8,170
Posted By strobes_on

If 'B' has TTF forecasting, I'd be checking that,...

If 'B' has TTF forecasting, I'd be checking that, and if it indicates a change to conditions below the alternate minima, then, yes, you do need an alternate. If you don't have the fuel to go...
Forum: Tech Log
22nd Jan 2009, 05:52
Replies: 38
Views: 8,817
Posted By strobes_on

This what I believe is available: AC and DC...

This what I believe is available:

AC and DC ESS busses. FAC 1 will display characteristic speeds on no 1 PFD. SFCC 1 is powered.

As far as slat/flap operation is concerned: SFCC 1 will operate...
16th Dec 2008, 20:53
Replies: 14
Views: 3,164
Posted By strobes_on

Mods - this surely has run its' course.

Mods - this surely has run its' course.
16th Nov 2008, 22:09
Replies: 50
Views: 4,020
Posted By strobes_on

Dick, Operating for one of the majors, when...

Dick,

Operating for one of the majors, when we descend into YMLT or YMHB, the controller says something along the lines of "radar services or identification terminated", so I have always thought...
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