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13th Jan 2020, 05:15
Replies: 16
Views: 3,205
Posted By deja vu

In these days of instant litigation it would be...

In these days of instant litigation it would be in the Cockpit crews best interest to leave it on the entire time. Those pax who chose to ignore it do so at their own peril and must take...
13th Jan 2020, 05:06
Replies: 9
Views: 4,890
Posted By deja vu

PAYG, simples and no surprises. The current...

PAYG, simples and no surprises. The current system is too hard for HKG pilots, sheesh!
10th Jan 2020, 06:15
Replies: 9
Views: 1,606
Posted By deja vu

Ah the POMs, a once great empire reduced to this...

Ah the POMs, a once great empire reduced to this snivelling bumbling bunch at the CAA whose ATPL is just very ordinary in any case.

In the 80's the HKCAD and Australian DOT where having a...
10th Jan 2020, 05:22
Replies: 6
Views: 1,370
Posted By deja vu

If you have a family that wants to give you grief...

If you have a family that wants to give you grief because you are just doing your job and want to earn a living in something you love, kick them into touch. Or if you don't have a family and partner...
Forum: Tech Log
31st Dec 2019, 02:31
Replies: 19
Views: 2,919
Posted By deja vu

Sorry, "how many pilots does it take to change a...

Sorry, "how many pilots does it take to change a light bulb"? Answer is any number but leave at least one to fly the aircraft.
Forum: Tech Log
30th Dec 2019, 10:05
Replies: 36
Views: 8,767
Posted By deja vu

A good startle event I had on a sim session was...

A good startle event I had on a sim session was during a take off just after V1 was called and prior to Vr the airspeed dropped to around 20 knots below V1, (wind shear) 2 choices remain, stop with...
30th Dec 2019, 00:03
Replies: 18
Views: 2,731
Posted By deja vu

I only hope that the ATPL exams are of some...

I only hope that the ATPL exams are of some practical good these days. I did the OZ exams in the late 1960's and the subject matter was completely irrelevant to operating any type of aircraft at that...
Forum: Rotorheads
28th Dec 2019, 04:26
Replies: 10
Views: 3,484
Posted By deja vu

RIP Douglas Davis Like many other pilots I...

RIP Douglas Davis

Like many other pilots I had an ECG every 6 months for many years, including stress ECGs, nothing particularly unusual showed apart from a non typical Q wave that I had all my...
11th Dec 2019, 03:00
Replies: 933
Views: 622,896
Posted By deja vu

Quite right. One thing though both KA first...

Quite right.

One thing though both KA first and then CX later had B scale imposed upon them, no input from the existing pilot group. It was unbelievably divisive which the company gladly promoted....
10th Dec 2019, 08:53
Replies: 14
Views: 2,495
Posted By deja vu

RIP Maurice. What an amazing group these pilots...

RIP Maurice.
What an amazing group these pilots were, not only the RAF, but also Army, Navy and an entire generation of outstanding human beings from all over the world who faced adversity head on. ...
7th Dec 2019, 09:41
Replies: 54
Views: 15,630
Posted By deja vu

Seriously, why on earth do the AFP need an...

Seriously, why on earth do the AFP need an aircraft at all? Plenty of RPT services or charter outfits or even set up a contractor for say a 3 year period. I weep for the poor taxpayer!
7th Dec 2019, 06:57
Replies: 44
Views: 39,889
Posted By deja vu

Well JQ management seem hell bent on appealing ...

Well JQ management seem hell bent on appealing to "the public", so obviously they think spinning a yarn is relevant and getting public backing is very important in almost any industrial dispute....
7th Dec 2019, 00:01
Replies: 44
Views: 39,889
Posted By deja vu

Public perception and backing is everything! Just...

Public perception and backing is everything! Just seeing history repeating itself from 1989 when Hawke and Ables got a very compliant media to demonise pilots as overpaid hobby farmers and such,...
6th Dec 2019, 09:05
Replies: 44
Views: 39,889
Posted By deja vu

Jetstar Captains Salary

TV report today about possible industrial action at Jetstar, aircrew and ground staff. Newsreader mentioned in a rather sneering tone that JQ Captains were paid $300k plus while pax faced potential...
4th Dec 2019, 10:42
Replies: 11
Views: 4,139
Posted By deja vu

In 12 years and 8000hrs of regional flying from...

In 12 years and 8000hrs of regional flying from HKG in the A330 up until 2007, I have not heard of this. Never saw a WING DUCT O'HEAT or LEAK in all that time.
25th Nov 2019, 08:50
Replies: 44
Views: 34,915
Posted By deja vu

What? are you suggesting jump seaters are going...

What? are you suggesting jump seaters are going to get involved.? Then again maybe they could all have a little CRM meeting and decide what role each will play.
22nd Nov 2019, 06:56
Replies: 66
Views: 32,859
Posted By deja vu

The CFMEU will decide if there will be another...

The CFMEU will decide if there will be another runway built and where it may go. Probably going to have to wait until they have drained every last available dollar from rail crossings and metro...
20th Nov 2019, 05:33
Replies: 9
Views: 1,296
Posted By deja vu

Yeah, not so sure about "packing in your flight...

Yeah, not so sure about "packing in your flight training"
In 1971 I was a C grade instructor for a large Flying school based at Jandakot. Someone ( management) had come up with the bright idea of...
13th Nov 2019, 06:30
Replies: 44
Views: 17,347
Posted By deja vu

What a charmer! But there you go, this is what...

What a charmer! But there you go, this is what you should expect with a culture like REX. And I am the one with the attitude? But I have to admit some of my posts do apparently rub when they hit...
13th Nov 2019, 00:47
Replies: 52
Views: 16,376
Posted By deja vu

Technique seems fine, but I would suggest some...

Technique seems fine, but I would suggest some form of footwear.
12th Nov 2019, 12:58
Replies: 6
Views: 2,164
Posted By deja vu

Keith Meggs

Anyone know anything of Keith Meggs, decorated RAAF pilot, Air Traffic Controller, most relaxed and casual GA pilot and later author? Keith would have to be about 90 yrs old by now.
12th Nov 2019, 07:47
Replies: 211
Views: 133,676
Posted By deja vu

um, almost every day

um, almost every day
12th Nov 2019, 05:34
Replies: 211
Views: 133,676
Posted By deja vu

Airlines don't particularly want to tanker, but...

Airlines don't particularly want to tanker, but like any business they have an obligation to their shareholders to make money where possible. Profit is not a dirty word as you seem to suggest.
Look...
12th Nov 2019, 04:53
Replies: 211
Views: 133,676
Posted By deja vu

Surely you would recognise that there are...

Surely you would recognise that there are billions of "typical passenger automobiles" each putting out unmeasurably small amounts of emissions but combined would far exceed that of a few thousand...
12th Nov 2019, 03:51
Replies: 52
Views: 16,376
Posted By deja vu

Ignorance is bliss. I once hand started the rear...

Ignorance is bliss. I once hand started the rear engine of a Cessna 336, it had an unexpected starter motor problem. I was stranded at Smithton in Tasmania late one Friday evening with no one else...
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