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5th Oct 2019, 03:48
Replies: 101
Views: 75,837
Posted By ironbutt57

well thats one way to practice and polish basic...

well thats one way to practice and polish basic flying skills isnt it...you see to have a bug up your ass (head) when it comes to this...what's your problem with ex-turboprop guys n gals??
3rd Oct 2019, 08:48
Replies: 349
Views: 433,480
Posted By ironbutt57

yes indeed there is.."B-17"...most are restricted...

yes indeed there is.."B-17"...most are restricted to VFR only
Forum: Tech Log
2nd Oct 2019, 10:12
Replies: 360
Views: 534,104
Posted By ironbutt57

yes I'm sure they were...(see the smiley face)

yes I'm sure they were...(see the smiley face)
Forum: Tech Log
2nd Oct 2019, 02:15
Replies: 360
Views: 534,104
Posted By ironbutt57

maybe the ones that have cracked pickle forks are...

maybe the ones that have cracked pickle forks are the ones that took a train trip down to the bottom of a gorge:}
Forum: Tech Log
2nd Oct 2019, 01:47
Replies: 360
Views: 534,104
Posted By ironbutt57

Yes, it does, and generally, and in the case of...

Yes, it does, and generally, and in the case of Boeing jets, the wing box is enclosed by wing spars at the forward and rear faces of the wing box. So, the "pickle forks" are attached to the spars and...
Forum: Tech Log
2nd Oct 2019, 00:58
Replies: 360
Views: 534,104
Posted By ironbutt57

apparently they all do, before the airplane...

apparently they all do, before the airplane departs, the passengers are all onBOARD arent they, after the BOARDing process is complete...
2nd Oct 2019, 00:52
Replies: 53
Views: 54,277
Posted By ironbutt57

starvation or exhaustion?...

starvation or exhaustion?...
Forum: Middle East
30th Sep 2019, 22:45
Replies: 8
Views: 3,968
Posted By ironbutt57

it means you will may have a tea and bikkies with...

it means you will may have a tea and bikkies with the civil aviation, as one of our pilots did when he had a runway incursion...twice during the same taxi-out...if that speed thingy of yours is...
Forum: Tech Log
30th Sep 2019, 22:30
Replies: 360
Views: 534,104
Posted By ironbutt57

or the center wing box anyway

or the center wing box anyway
Forum: Tech Log
30th Sep 2019, 13:50
Replies: 47
Views: 9,664
Posted By ironbutt57

how to complicate something so simple...select...

how to complicate something so simple...select the altitude, pull the damn knob..after it starts to climb, select any speed change you desire...
30th Sep 2019, 13:19
Replies: 43
Views: 44,438
Posted By ironbutt57

and what causes the increase in G load???...

and what causes the increase in G load??? increase in angle of attack, if the speed being flown is not increased as a factor of stalling speed (min maneuver) to account for the increased AOA during...
30th Sep 2019, 13:14
Replies: 43
Views: 44,438
Posted By ironbutt57

yes, it is still piston powered...(see the...

yes, it is still piston powered...(see the photo)...and the above mentioned YS-11 is a turboprop, RR Dart powered, never was a recip
30th Sep 2019, 09:47
Replies: 11
Views: 8,772
Posted By ironbutt57

https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2019/09/yemen-houth...

https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2019/09/yemen-houthi-rebels-release-saudi-attack-video-190929130644121.html

here's another nail...a bigger one
30th Sep 2019, 09:20
Replies: 25
Views: 28,219
Posted By ironbutt57

https://edition.cnn.com/2019/09/30/asia/hong-kong-...

https://edition.cnn.com/2019/09/30/asia/hong-kong-cathay-pacific-fear-intl-hnk/index.html


not a happy place
Forum: Middle East
26th Sep 2019, 03:20
Replies: 51
Views: 63,299
Posted By ironbutt57

On the contrary all Gulf carriers will pay an...

On the contrary all Gulf carriers will pay an employee with indemnity regardless of time you have served.

not accurate, other countries require 3 years service before any is paid, and 5 years...
24th Sep 2019, 08:41
Replies: 22
Views: 24,623
Posted By ironbutt57

Northwest in Brussels instead of Frankfurt..the...

Northwest in Brussels instead of Frankfurt..the list is long...failure to follow SOPs is usually a link in the chain
Forum: Middle East
24th Sep 2019, 00:56
Replies: 5,363
Views: 1,532,964
Posted By ironbutt57

99% of the time, active staff have only minor...

99% of the time, active staff have only minor issues with staff travel, and the benefits are generous...the issue with the ground handling staff seating themselves in cabins where they dont belong...
24th Sep 2019, 00:50
Replies: 183
Views: 297,219
Posted By ironbutt57

Gulf Air in Bahrain is actively recruiting 320...

Gulf Air in Bahrain is actively recruiting 320 Capts..the roster is no picnic, but a reasonably comfortable family life can be had and the aircraft are mostly new...
24th Sep 2019, 00:45
Replies: 43
Views: 42,430
Posted By ironbutt57

bingo!!!!! to the latter.....

bingo!!!!! to the latter.....
23rd Sep 2019, 22:22
Replies: 43
Views: 42,430
Posted By ironbutt57

well...if the stories were accurate, another...

well...if the stories were accurate, another training issue might surface, allegedly those of the FO at his previous employer..
23rd Sep 2019, 08:15
Replies: 4
Views: 4,698
Posted By ironbutt57

all the way gone now...

all the way gone now...
Forum: Tech Log
23rd Sep 2019, 07:36
Replies: 9
Views: 1,687
Posted By ironbutt57

anybody ever continue across how many countries...

anybody ever continue across how many countries and FIRs with no comms?? or declare squawk emergency then nordo and return to land
23rd Sep 2019, 01:42
Replies: 27
Views: 26,670
Posted By ironbutt57

https://www.theguardian.com/business/live/2019/sep...

https://www.theguardian.com/business/live/2019/sep/23/thomas-cook-travel-chaos-insolvency-leaves-150000-stranded-on-holidays-live-updates

thats what Monday morning brought
22nd Sep 2019, 08:26
Replies: 577
Views: 703,275
Posted By ironbutt57

they werent "strikes" in Australia, it was a...

they werent "strikes" in Australia, it was a dispute where the union leadership took resignations of all or the majority of the pilots to threaten management with, then submitted them, so basically...
Forum: Freight Dogs
22nd Sep 2019, 00:23
Replies: 6
Views: 4,300
Posted By ironbutt57

yes, they are retiring the expensive older planes...

yes, they are retiring the expensive older planes and have been taking 767 they have on order with Boeing..

https://cargofacts.com/allposts/logistics/carriers/fedex-adds-75th-767-300f/
21st Sep 2019, 23:17
Replies: 6
Views: 7,535
Posted By ironbutt57

they stopped being proper journalists years ago

they stopped being proper journalists years ago
21st Sep 2019, 01:38
Replies: 43
Views: 42,430
Posted By ironbutt57

I get a warm fuzzy feeling there is something on...

I get a warm fuzzy feeling there is something on the CVR we are not being told about...other than that it's hard to really PROVE who made which control inputs, we can "surmise, guesstimate, build a...
20th Sep 2019, 08:49
Replies: 43
Views: 42,430
Posted By ironbutt57

helpful or not to whom?

helpful or not to whom?
20th Sep 2019, 08:47
20th Sep 2019, 08:44
Replies: 8
Views: 8,394
Posted By ironbutt57

friend of mine got tripped up on that scam in...

friend of mine got tripped up on that scam in Bangkok...spent a stretch in jail before the lid was blown off..crooked Thai police
Forum: Middle East
19th Sep 2019, 11:31
Replies: 5,363
Views: 1,532,964
Posted By ironbutt57

staff travel...corruption central..one one rare...

staff travel...corruption central..one one rare occasion I went to use a nominee ticket..."sorry Captain you used all of them"....lets see who they were and where they went...all Persian names and...
Forum: Middle East
19th Sep 2019, 00:47
Replies: 5,363
Views: 1,532,964
Posted By ironbutt57

where did you read that?? the OMA used to specify...

where did you read that?? the OMA used to specify at the Captain's discretion, another GF pilot, cabin crew, or adult member of an operating cabin crew's family.... it did get abused by ground staff...
Forum: Middle East
18th Sep 2019, 08:59
Replies: 29
Views: 23,777
Posted By ironbutt57

I'm not an EK guy, the youngsters wanting to...

I'm not an EK guy, the youngsters wanting to understand about money and Dubai and why not never will understand...at some point they may realize better to make half as much at home....hopefully they...
Forum: Middle East
17th Sep 2019, 03:18
Replies: 5,363
Views: 1,532,964
Posted By ironbutt57

no thanks, too much work just to fly a bigger...

no thanks, too much work just to fly a bigger airplane, and now as you mentioned the commuters must go via Kuwait or Muscat...
Forum: Middle East
16th Sep 2019, 00:41
Replies: 5,363
Views: 1,532,964
Posted By ironbutt57

after passing the selection at QR, I went and...

after passing the selection at QR, I went and spent a week there....no thanks....guess if one never lived anywhere else in the GCC it's ok, but after being spoiled by Bahrain life it would be a...
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