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8th Jun 2018, 22:48
Replies: 25
Views: 12,395
Posted By #1AHRS

NASFUND is essentially the superannuation scheme...

NASFUND is essentially the superannuation scheme of PNG. Let’s hope that their investment in this airline does in fact leave something for the locals.
9th May 2018, 03:58
Replies: 25
Views: 12,395
Posted By #1AHRS

He's Gone.

He's Gone.
1st May 2018, 02:23
Replies: 59
Views: 40,639
Posted By #1AHRS

It is an absolute adventure and the flying is...

It is an absolute adventure and the flying is second to none ... thatís it.
1st May 2018, 02:19
Replies: 59
Views: 40,639
Posted By #1AHRS

The problems at PNG run right to the top. It’s...

The problems at PNG run right to the top. It’s all about corruption and backhands. Maybe a bit of “advance tipping” makes things move. But this is different, it permeates all aspects of the society...
26th Apr 2018, 18:24
Replies: 25
Views: 12,395
Posted By #1AHRS

Its a great place to do some really interesting...

Its a great place to do some really interesting flying. However, employees generally don't resign in droves (though pilots can be fickle) because of a bad company, but rather it's bad managers that...
25th Apr 2018, 21:14
Replies: 25
Views: 12,395
Posted By #1AHRS

PNGAir

Looks like the ex Skytranz swamp is being drained at PNGAir. Starting with the CEO who just resigned. We all know there is a shortage of pilots, but 8 Captains leaving in one month ... time for a...
6th May 2017, 22:33
Replies: 17
Views: 7,054
Posted By #1AHRS

Word on the street is that they may be banned...

Word on the street is that they may be banned from Oz airspace. The chief pilot had a chequered history of compliance in Australia that CASA hasn't forgotten. He was illegally checking then, and he...
19th Jun 2015, 08:43
Replies: 52
Views: 26,341
Posted By #1AHRS

Well that's better than a race to the bottom...

Well that's better than a race to the bottom price ending in a smoking hole in the ground. Let's hope sense prevails and it's all well financed.
19th Jun 2015, 08:28
Replies: 52
Views: 26,341
Posted By #1AHRS

Business as usual

Interesting and a little bit of recent history. Air NZ had announced, with some fanfare, a reasonable profit and then shortly after that announced that they were cutting services to the...
28th Mar 2015, 21:06
Replies: 175
Views: 32,783
Posted By #1AHRS

25 Years ago when I was hired by a large full...

25 Years ago when I was hired by a large full service airline, the recruitment process was tough. IQ and Psych tests certainly weeded out a few. The contract had full medical benefits and sick...
1st Jan 2012, 11:43
Replies: 624
Views: 55,697
Posted By #1AHRS

A very valid point in a bigger picture frame. As...

A very valid point in a bigger picture frame. As I see it ANZ (then) were over confident and arrogant with their stance on Antarctic flights. Thus being fairly incompetent for such an undertaking. I...
30th Dec 2011, 02:54
Replies: 624
Views: 55,697
Posted By #1AHRS

Yup clearly (photographic evidence and something...

Yup clearly (photographic evidence and something like 11-13 crew references to it) VMC under a cloud cover. And yes they flew into a 14 deg up-slope towards a mountain that they couldn't see due to...
30th Dec 2011, 01:09
Replies: 624
Views: 55,697
Posted By #1AHRS

I suspect that the significance of the...

I suspect that the significance of the transponder reply (which the crew probably didn't see), was more relevant to a question of were the McMurdo controllers aware that the aircraft was descending...
28th Dec 2011, 04:34
Replies: 624
Views: 55,697
Posted By #1AHRS

Ampan, My point being that Collins was fooled by...

Ampan, My point being that Collins was fooled by sector whiteout, a phenomenon that he had no knowledge or training on. Both pilots obviously believed that they had adequate visual reference by what...
27th Dec 2011, 02:03
Replies: 624
Views: 55,697
Posted By #1AHRS

The operator I fly for descend both VMC both IMC...

The operator I fly for descend both VMC both IMC using LNAV/VNAV coupled to the guidance. When flying visually or even VFR (which we occasionally do though not in Antactica) we still use the Area nav...
20th Jun 2011, 08:28
Replies: 8
Views: 1,305
Posted By #1AHRS

ILS's in LIPZ and LIPE

Yesterday I flew into Venice and Bologna, no real hassles but there certainly is a host of ILS's for the same runways. All designated X,Y&Z. As far as I see the main differences being the missed...
12th Jun 2011, 08:14
Replies: 138
Views: 24,306
Posted By #1AHRS

Ooops he just did it again for the third time....

Ooops he just did it again for the third time. Tipped it onto its nose at Ardmore today. :ok:
2nd Jun 2011, 23:16
Replies: 18
Views: 9,558
Posted By #1AHRS

If you lose fluid then it is nitrogen that puts...

If you lose fluid then it is nitrogen that puts the gear down, however running off into the grass may have something to do with collapsed undercarriage legs. If you loose all Hyd fluid then you have:...
14th May 2011, 21:54
Replies: 38
Views: 6,306
Posted By #1AHRS

And Hamilton is a suitable place for 737...

And Hamilton is a suitable place for 737 maintenance at 60 odd miles away from AKL?

Suitable airport, well the only time I had an enroute issue like this, I was flying a November register with a...
7th May 2011, 21:24
Replies: 144
Views: 35,704
Posted By #1AHRS

And those of us in-between. After 18000 hours...

And those of us in-between. After 18000 hours including GA, bush, corporate, law enforcement, qualified LVP, FAA, JAR and NZ ATPL'S, I'm still flying, still capable of being trained, am passing my...
29th Mar 2011, 19:05
Replies: 17
Views: 2,731
Posted By #1AHRS

CFR-14 91.703 If you fly November, then your...

CFR-14 91.703

If you fly November, then your own rules require it.
20th Jan 2011, 08:54
Replies: 51
Views: 8,385
Posted By #1AHRS

Umm, perhaps they are not Air NZ but, in case you...

Umm, perhaps they are not Air NZ but, in case you hadn't noticed, there are those outside ANZ that are also ALPA and they are interested in what you (alpapilot) are using ALPA resources for. Just as...
17th Jan 2011, 07:14
Replies: 21
Views: 2,959
Posted By #1AHRS

Get your licence recognized, get a TSA approval,...

Get your licence recognized, get a TSA approval, write the paper (its pretty simple) and do an ATP initial and a Type Rating initial n your next recurrent. If you are current on the type then that...
16th Jan 2011, 23:56
Replies: 51
Views: 8,385
Posted By #1AHRS

What? Do you need to be spoon fed too? Do it on...

What? Do you need to be spoon fed too? Do it on yer standby days. We've got 90 guys here that recently studied and qualified on Engadin Airport St. Moritz Airlines: News...
7th Jan 2011, 03:26
Replies: 20
Views: 10,497
Posted By #1AHRS

Ok looks like we need to go down that path. Is...

Ok looks like we need to go down that path. Is the exam online or do you need to have an in-house training programme?

Cheers

Ugh found it, fair enough and passed it too.
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