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2nd Jul 2018, 18:56
Replies: 166
Views: 106,933
Posted By hawkeye

sarn 1e. Thank you for that comprehensive reply....

sarn 1e. Thank you for that comprehensive reply. We have come a long way since those days. I have flown with FOs, victims of an education establishment that abandoned the teaching of the times table,...
3rd Jun 2018, 21:31
Replies: 166
Views: 106,933
Posted By hawkeye

Lightning Radar In the early ‘70s I was...

Lightning Radar

In the early ‘70s I was fortunate enough to get a couple of rides in the T5, firstly with Pete Chapman and then with Mike Smith. It was a bit of a blur at the time, but Pete did...
13th Apr 2018, 20:59
Replies: 721
Views: 474,946
Posted By hawkeye

When the implementation period is agreed EASA...

When the implementation period is agreed EASA will continue to be the licensing authority for the UK. However, the UK would not wish to be beholden to the EU for ever, so it would make sense to...
18th Dec 2017, 21:51
Replies: 323
Views: 169,017
Posted By hawkeye

Now the last Wednesday

Now the last Wednesday
18th Dec 2017, 21:49
Replies: 323
Views: 169,017
Posted By hawkeye

Andy at Romper ast Wednesday in month

Andy at Romper ast Wednesday in month
18th Dec 2017, 21:45
Replies: 323
Views: 169,017
Posted By hawkeye

Last saw Graham last Wednesday in the month at...

Last saw Graham last Wednesday in the month at the Romper. That was 12 months ago.
Forum: Jet Blast
10th Feb 2016, 21:46
Replies: 6,758
Views: 587,277
Posted By hawkeye

Under the terms of Habeas Corpus, derived from...

Under the terms of Habeas Corpus, derived from Magna Carta 800 years ago, the state may not lock us up for longer than three days unless they have enough evidence to charge us. There is no Habeas...
29th Jan 2015, 19:17
Replies: 20
Views: 7,341
Posted By hawkeye

TU 54? Doubt it. Do you mean TU 95?

TU 54? Doubt it. Do you mean TU 95?
1st Jan 2015, 17:07
Replies: 21
Views: 9,537
Posted By hawkeye

For anyone who wants to fly, military is the best...

For anyone who wants to fly, military is the best option. Flying a big jet is not real flying. An F15 beats a 777 any day. At this gentleman's age the military is no longer an option so handling a...
23rd Oct 2014, 11:24
Replies: 37
Views: 7,876
Posted By hawkeye

Thank you for all your help. I have copied the...

Thank you for all your help. I have copied the scanned card and checked out Mr Adair's website. I had forgotten how useful the leadership info was. Clear, simple and ultimately effective. And as one...
15th Oct 2014, 16:54
Replies: 12,075
Views: 3,067,592
Posted By hawkeye

We give 20 billion a year to the EU and 12...

We give 20 billion a year to the EU and 12 billion in Overseas Aid. 32 billion a year would pay for Rolls Royce defence. 20 billion would be enough.
15th Oct 2014, 16:44
Replies: 37
Views: 7,876
Posted By hawkeye

OCTU Briefing card

Gentlemen,
Many years ago, during my time at OCTU, I was given a management card, hand written and copied by the thousand, which led simple souls like me through the principles of...
25th Jun 2012, 18:12
Replies: 141
Views: 47,517
Posted By hawkeye

OZ, NZ, Canada and UK are least safe,because...

OZ, NZ, Canada and UK are least safe,because HKIRD are rightly saying that if you work for CX you are automatically HK based even if you are working from an outport. The OECD documents relating to...
25th Jun 2012, 17:57
Replies: 32
Views: 10,817
Posted By hawkeye

The same issue affects all CX crew on bases. They...

The same issue affects all CX crew on bases. They have tried to pretend that the basings are legitimate in HK law. They are not, but they are still sending out tax info saying that we work for...
30th Apr 2012, 06:39
Replies: 31
Views: 5,696
Posted By hawkeye

He does not want the bases but he does want to...

He does not want the bases but he does want to keep the existing crew, so he will not rock the boat for now. But expect a reduction in base establishment. If freighter crews leave because they do not...
29th Apr 2012, 21:40
Replies: 8
Views: 5,081
Posted By hawkeye

EASA does not apply. We work under a HK AOC on HK...

EASA does not apply. We work under a HK AOC on HK registered aircraft. Hope EASA never applies. Their FTLs are considerably more onerous than ours.
29th Apr 2012, 16:51
Replies: 31
Views: 5,696
Posted By hawkeye

It is well known that Mr Slossar wanted to close...

It is well known that Mr Slossar wanted to close all the bases before onshoring began, primarily because of the difficulty for the company in satisfying what are often conflicting rules between...
9th Nov 2010, 21:09
Replies: 23
Views: 7,284
Posted By hawkeye

The EU is corrupt from top to bottom. Those of us...

The EU is corrupt from top to bottom. Those of us who live under the coming dictatorship that is the EU refer to it as the EUSSR. The EU fining anyone for price fixing is shameful. They fix the price...
26th Oct 2010, 06:15
Replies: 51
Views: 15,100
Posted By hawkeye

There are 10 further options on the 747-8 which...

There are 10 further options on the 747-8 which could be converted to pax config. 747-8 will carry a full load from LAX to HKG with diversion fuel for Bangkok. A380 not close.
Forum: Questions
19th Nov 2009, 07:50
Replies: 31
Views: 5,965
Posted By hawkeye

Thumbs down Anyone who thinks an EU regulator such as EASA...

Anyone who thinks an EU regulator such as EASA will be better than the UK regulator should lie down in a darkened room until the thought goes away. A bureaucrat is a bureaucrat is a bureaucrat...
3rd Dec 2008, 19:59
Replies: 27
Views: 5,022
Posted By hawkeye

Flying into both Bombay and Delhi. Additional...

Flying into both Bombay and Delhi. Additional security not obvious so my guess is it does not exist. Security at hotels still expected to defend us with their bare hands. Delhi hotel has a metal...
3rd Dec 2008, 19:48
Replies: 59
Views: 9,136
Posted By hawkeye

Soon after Bonfire night my friends went home to...

Soon after Bonfire night my friends went home to Spain with fireworks in the wife's handbag. Security must have been too busy with the belts and toothpaste to notice the bangers.
At least the...
28th Oct 2008, 11:55
Replies: 32
Views: 6,630
Posted By hawkeye

As an aside, exposure of Austrian banks to...

As an aside, exposure of Austrian banks to emerging market economies in Eastern Europe is 85% of Austrian GDP. Since those Eastern European economies are now in freefall does Anschluss loom again.
23rd Oct 2008, 19:49
Replies: 5
Views: 1,837
Posted By hawkeye

If you got out of equities into currency at the...

If you got out of equities into currency at the October 2007 peak, well done. If you are still in equities you have probably missed the boat and will have to ride this one out.
Japanese Yen...
8th Oct 2008, 08:22
Replies: 1,107
Views: 182,998
Posted By hawkeye

No matter how random the boys from Hereford will...

No matter how random the boys from Hereford will get through. Get 6 pilots together and work out how to get through security. After a couple of hours you would have a viable plan plus several back...
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