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13th Jul 2018, 09:57
Replies: 29
Views: 14,800
Posted By thepotato232

True, but there would be no such harrowing...

True, but there would be no such harrowing terrain to be found on a VHHH-ZYTL leg.

Having done a stretch as a vagrant jobseeker in the Middle Kingdom, I've often wondered aloud what it would take...
17th Apr 2018, 22:55
Replies: 460
Views: 445,377
Posted By thepotato232

This comment was lost in the shuffle for a bit. ...

This comment was lost in the shuffle for a bit.
Actually, the fundamental fuselage structure of the 737 is largely unchanged from the airplane's original design - with the first flight of the...
1st Aug 2017, 03:16
Replies: 2
Views: 1,268
Posted By thepotato232

Shot you a quick PM; hope you find enough...

Shot you a quick PM; hope you find enough information to make your choice.
19th Apr 2014, 03:56
Replies: 3,437
Views: 1,889,133
Posted By thepotato232

Anyone who feels the need to be snide here...

Anyone who feels the need to be snide here doesn't quite understand the problem. An SIC type rating (be it on the 727, the DC-3, or the A380) is a "restricted" type rating. Most contract companies...
30th Apr 2013, 03:45
Replies: 57
Views: 29,526
Posted By thepotato232

Any word on JSHK's hiring plans going forward,...

Any word on JSHK's hiring plans going forward, with the legal quagmire holding up their operation? I've applied through their online system, but I know the chances of getting a call through that...
29th Oct 2012, 10:28
Replies: 180
Views: 117,511
Posted By thepotato232

Does anyone know how long a passed written test...

Does anyone know how long a passed written test remains valid? I sat the exam earlier this year, passed on the first go, but have yet to do the CAAC checkride as I've still been flying N-registered...
23rd Sep 2012, 02:15
Replies: 127
Views: 20,209
Posted By thepotato232

It's a little early to declare a victory for...

It's a little early to declare a victory for sanity, I'm afraid. It's still got to get through the House of Representatives. Given that this is damn near the only bill in recent history with such...
21st Sep 2012, 02:46
Replies: 36
Views: 13,284
Posted By thepotato232

Still more than a thousand pilots on furlough...

Still more than a thousand pilots on furlough from American, with hundreds more about to join them. Seems a pretty quick fix for their "pilot shortage."
20th Sep 2012, 09:40
Replies: 11
Views: 3,717
Posted By thepotato232

"Economic slowdown" my arse. This has been a...

"Economic slowdown" my arse. This has been a textbook Jimoh fleece job for a while now. Nigerians will again be forced to shake their heads and wonder at why they can't seem to get a respectable...
Forum: North America
12th Sep 2012, 03:30
Replies: 6
Views: 2,045
Posted By thepotato232

Many airlines don't "require" 1000 turbine PIC -...

Many airlines don't "require" 1000 turbine PIC - if you've a blood relative on the hiring board.

Many airlines don't "require" multi engine turbine - if you're coming out of the military off of a...
15th Jul 2012, 16:31
Replies: 105
Views: 53,328
Posted By thepotato232

You can't accuse the man of Stockholm Syndrome...

You can't accuse the man of Stockholm Syndrome for daring to speak well of aspects of the country, do a point-by-point teardown of working with the CAAC, and then turn right back around and say "this...
7th Jun 2012, 16:52
Replies: 22
Views: 3,967
Posted By thepotato232

Sounds similar to the Employee Stock Ownership...

Sounds similar to the Employee Stock Ownership Program as attempted by United Airlines back in the 90s. Employee groups bought a massive amount of the company's stock, but somehow failed to get...
6th Jun 2012, 18:59
Replies: 378
Views: 114,436
Posted By thepotato232

Is the failure of speed brakes and thrust...

Is the failure of speed brakes and thrust reversers (independent of associated failures such as hydraulics) part of the sim ride for anyone around here? Because it's not for me - every time I've...
5th Jun 2012, 07:17
Replies: 284
Views: 205,484
Posted By thepotato232

Not to interrupt the old back-and-forth regarding...

Not to interrupt the old back-and-forth regarding the pedigree of manned flight, but it still strikes this uninformed observer as rather a lot of post-crash fire for an aircraft completely out of...
30th May 2012, 20:09
Replies: 0
Views: 779
Posted By thepotato232

Hazmat, Emergency, Int'l Procedures Records

Just had a question come up from a friend of mine whose prospective employer is looking to pick up a copy of his prior (U.S. FAR 121) airline's Hazardous Materials, Emergency Training and...
10th May 2012, 14:40
Replies: 727
Views: 555,761
Posted By thepotato232

Well yeah, they're simple switches, and they...

Well yeah, they're simple switches, and they switch. No problem there. But besides them looking so different from the rest of the panel, they're not guarded and don't appear to have a stop or...
10th May 2012, 14:29
Replies: 727
Views: 555,761
Posted By thepotato232

Oh yeah, duh. I guess that would be perfectly...

Oh yeah, duh. I guess that would be perfectly normal for the battery under those circumstances. That just leaves the one light that's got me wondering.

And I agree with you 100% about TAWS being...
10th May 2012, 14:06
Replies: 727
Views: 555,761
Posted By thepotato232

That's a very good point, JungleBus. My first...

That's a very good point, JungleBus. My first assumption was that the buttons don't actually stay stuck out or pushed in, just white = selected. I personally can't tell the difference between the...
10th May 2012, 11:42
Replies: 727
Views: 555,761
Posted By thepotato232

AS ALREADY STATED, it indicates that the plane is...

AS ALREADY STATED, it indicates that the plane is on the ground. And AS ALREADY ASKED, is turning the GPWS/TAWS off part of your shutdown SOP? Because it hasn't been on any of my equipment.
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Forum: Jet Blast
10th May 2012, 11:19
Replies: 22
Views: 1,747
Posted By thepotato232

Just so you know Capn, I'm stealing this.

Just so you know Capn, I'm stealing this.
10th May 2012, 11:05
Replies: 727
Views: 555,761
Posted By thepotato232

That may well have been the case also, rmac,...

That may well have been the case also, rmac, which is just as bothersome. Of course, it is far too early in the process for this little bit of speculation to have any weight to it. We don't know if...
10th May 2012, 10:58
Replies: 727
Views: 555,761
Posted By thepotato232

I see that both the TAWS switches are showing...

I see that both the TAWS switches are showing FAULT, which is a normal indication when the airplane's on the ground and not ready to fly. I was referring to the TAWS - terrain switch, which is...
10th May 2012, 10:33
Replies: 727
Views: 555,761
Posted By thepotato232

Please forgive my speculation, but would it not...

Please forgive my speculation, but would it not be fairly easy for the GPWS/TAWS to have been MEL'd at some point on this sales excursion, particularly since the aircraft isn't engaged in public...
3rd May 2012, 06:44
Replies: 111
Views: 54,405
Posted By thepotato232

I think I need a new pair of trousers just...

I think I need a new pair of trousers just reading that...
27th Apr 2012, 13:45
Replies: 3
Views: 1,210
Posted By thepotato232

This fear will likely stay with you for most of...

This fear will likely stay with you for most of your professional life, should you choose to join our ranks. The job scene in India remains shyte (sic), if my old friends there are to be believed. No...
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