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23rd Sep 2022, 07:12
Replies: 72
Views: 9,252
Posted By RichardJones

Driving on the roads, actually is one of the...

Driving on the roads, actually is one of the hardest tasks a human can carry out.. Why you ask. Will they havent got A.I., to do the job, with any degree of safety as yet. I am retired from flying...
6th Sep 2022, 21:44
Replies: 95
Views: 17,225
Posted By RichardJones

Would deploying Military to civilian locations,...

Would deploying Military to civilian locations, make those locations valid military targets?
I guess when the next war starts, it won't make any difference. Putin has no respect for civilians as he...
17th Aug 2022, 14:38
Replies: 288
Views: 57,846
Posted By RichardJones

Oh you mean cannon fodder.

Oh you mean cannon fodder.
17th Aug 2022, 08:59
Replies: 288
Views: 57,846
Posted By RichardJones

Never heard so much rubbish in all my life. How...

Never heard so much rubbish in all my life. How the hell are we expected to win a war, if the criteria is not picking the best person for the job?! Selecting the candidates, who have not been weeded...
10th Jun 2022, 11:14
Replies: 102
Views: 39,899
Posted By RichardJones

The CEO can't help it. Considering where he comes...

The CEO can't help it. Considering where he comes from, as they have been under the Jack boot of the Soviets for far too long, to think otherwise. When the inhabitants of a country are bullied, a lot...
10th Jun 2022, 08:32
Replies: 102
Views: 39,899
Posted By RichardJones

Couldn't agree more. Well said. Oh hang on, we...

Couldn't agree more. Well said. Oh hang on, we are allowed to think it as it's common knowledge. But we can't say it. This is the new master race of Europes airline. It's where national pride takes...
9th Jun 2022, 20:49
Replies: 102
Views: 39,899
Posted By RichardJones

Corporate greed, nothing less. This sought of...

Corporate greed, nothing less. This sought of pressure has cost lives in the past. This guy comes across as a bully. You must stand up to a bully.

It has been discovered, in recent times, fatigue...
2nd Jun 2022, 19:06
Replies: 61
Views: 25,734
Posted By RichardJones

Going from a 3, to a 2 person cockpit was a bad...

Going from a 3, to a 2 person cockpit was a bad move, as far as safety goes. However we must never let safety get in the way of profits. Corporate greed, nothing less.
31st May 2022, 12:10
Replies: 61
Views: 25,734
Posted By RichardJones

Lol, I never had any trouble sleeping, especially...

Lol, I never had any trouble sleeping, especially over the South Atlantic. One night, destination, Campinis, the load master came up front and found the 3 of us ALL sound asleep. He soon woke us up....
14th May 2022, 00:25
Replies: 146
Views: 30,916
Posted By RichardJones

Many thanks for taking the time and effort, to...

Many thanks for taking the time and effort, to produce a load of such interesting, but useless information.
13th May 2022, 08:55
Replies: 146
Views: 30,916
Posted By RichardJones

Thankyou for the information. Well put. I am...

Thankyou for the information. Well put.

I am also aware, the person who has paid attention during formal education and achieved the academic qualifications, deserve the privileges. Not sow grapes....
13th May 2022, 08:36
Replies: 146
Views: 30,916
Posted By RichardJones

Thanks for taking the time to explain that. Makes...

Thanks for taking the time to explain that. Makes sense.
11th May 2022, 11:40
Replies: 146
Views: 30,916
Posted By RichardJones

"Personally I think this is a waste of manpower...

"Personally I think this is a waste of manpower and our obsession with having the best of the best is not very efficient - lucky we don't have many cockpits to fill any more...
11th May 2022, 08:05
Replies: 146
Views: 30,916
Posted By RichardJones

Indeed. A person may be an ace at their...

Indeed.

A person may be an ace at their trade, but if they can't put it across/teach it on to the student, they aren't the people to mark as trainers IMHO. We are all aware there is a lot of...
9th May 2022, 14:50
Replies: 146
Views: 30,916
Posted By RichardJones

Are you suggesting you could teach a pig to fly?...

Are you suggesting you could teach a pig to fly? Not too much ability there, or is there?

"You can teach a Monkey to ride a bike, but you won't be able teach it to read much in the way of road...
9th May 2022, 07:38
Replies: 146
Views: 30,916
Posted By RichardJones

Indeed. However, you can't teach ability.

Indeed. However, you can't teach ability.
8th May 2022, 14:29
Replies: 146
Views: 30,916
Posted By RichardJones

Thankyou for that.

Thankyou for that.
8th May 2022, 12:20
Replies: 146
Views: 30,916
Posted By RichardJones

2. The RAF is trying to be and recruit more...

2. The RAF is trying to be and recruit more diverse people. This is nothing to do with quotas, but is about ensuring that we get to choose the best people from as wide a sphere as possible.

Thread...
8th May 2022, 11:52
Replies: 146
Views: 30,916
Posted By RichardJones

This is getting out of hand now. I also have been...

This is getting out of hand now. I also have been discriminated against, for having a white skin. Next it will be, you're out of favour if you're straight.
14th Apr 2022, 20:43
Replies: 444
Views: 163,335
Posted By RichardJones

Serves Russia right!! Great news,

Serves Russia right!! Great news,
25th Jan 2022, 11:54
Replies: 148
Views: 42,266
Posted By RichardJones

Indeed. If the PF, is not happy with the A/P, or...

Indeed. If the PF, is not happy with the A/P, or any system performance, it should be considered as an "incapacitation". Therefore take it out of the loop.
However I sense there is great reluctance...
23rd Jan 2022, 10:43
Replies: 148
Views: 42,266
Posted By RichardJones

I think we can take it as read, flying skills...

I think we can take it as read, flying skills have gone out the window now. The youngsters with low hours can operate the automatics far better and quicker than I ever could. You can take a 16 year...
29th Nov 2021, 11:46
Replies: 145
Views: 36,331
Posted By RichardJones

Indeed. "The only time you are carrying too...

Indeed.
"The only time you are carrying too much fuel, is when you're on fire"
it is not a crime to have an accident but it is a.crime to run out of fuel.
12th Oct 2021, 08:13
Replies: 23
Views: 14,737
Posted By RichardJones

Do you really want you and your family in China?...

Do you really want you and your family in China? There will be a huge bust up soon. Sooner than we think I suspect. No? Then why did they pull out of Afganistan?

Treat their stupidity as a...
9th Oct 2021, 16:21
Replies: 232
Views: 52,840
Posted By RichardJones

Hawker Hunter by far. Qualified on:...

Hawker Hunter by far.

Qualified on: B707,B747, Lear 30 series, Various Dassult/Falcons and HS 125. Also many piston powered A/C
23rd Sep 2021, 08:36
Replies: 4
Views: 4,068
Posted By RichardJones

The platform used was YouTube. Prune was the...

The platform used was YouTube. Prune was the messenger. Let's shoot the messenger.
23rd Sep 2021, 07:48
Replies: 4
Views: 4,068
Posted By RichardJones

Why Was The Thread, "Qantas Pilot Speaks Out" shut down?

Well it was for me.

So much for free speech. Apart from his and my differing views on vaccinations, I through it was a marvelous speach.

I expect corporate greed, won the day. Image and all...
12th Sep 2021, 11:35
Replies: 13
Views: 4,327
Posted By RichardJones

Illustrates the importance of the mandatory Final...

Illustrates the importance of the mandatory Final Approach Fix check.

There are 2 false. 6 degs and 1.5 degs. 6 degs g/s is used at London city for example and is quiet steep. The high ROD must...
11th Sep 2021, 16:38
Replies: 13
Views: 4,327
Posted By RichardJones

Anyone remember the degree angles for, false G/S...

Anyone remember the degree angles for, false G/S and localiser?
21st Jul 2021, 18:52
Replies: 90
Views: 27,610
Posted By RichardJones

Didn't know whether to laugh or cry when I read...

Didn't know whether to laugh or cry when I read this. Can't work out wjy an important MOD base put "out of action" by a few hot Days? Beggers belief.

Take Khartoum for example, one of the honest...
Forum: Tech Log
15th Jul 2021, 18:15
Replies: 41
Views: 10,954
Posted By RichardJones

Anyone remember something essential in aviation?...

Anyone remember something essential in aviation? It was referred to as AIRMANSHIP. The first and most important rule of airmanship is LOOKOUT! What on earth are the flying training outfits teaching...
13th Jul 2021, 17:38
Replies: 26
Views: 4,783
Posted By RichardJones

Yes, very well done indeed. Quiet an achievement...

Yes, very well done indeed. Quiet an achievement for such a young lad.

Who threw the money at the venture? He's obviously from a wealthy family judging by the "public School" Accent.
Was it...
9th Jun 2021, 10:15
Replies: 113
Views: 25,083
Posted By RichardJones

I flew a private B707 for a time, a long time...

I flew a private B707 for a time, a long time ago.. Does that count?
1st Jun 2021, 07:08
Replies: 34
Views: 9,572
Posted By RichardJones

Years ago i was asked to do a cropspraying demo...

Years ago i was asked to do a cropspraying demo at some airshow. I said no. Why? I responded with these words: "the occupation is hazardous enough. When I screw up (which we will all do if we do it...
5th May 2021, 06:53
Replies: 30
Views: 8,552
Posted By RichardJones

The law is an ass, period. What about the poor...

The law is an ass, period. What about the poor victims and how has has destroyed their lives, to a large or lesser degree.

Most of the judges are totally out of touch with reality. God is the real...
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