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16th Jul 2007, 23:38
Replies: 12
Views: 1,368
Posted By Swingwing

Thanks for the great and very helpful replies so...

Thanks for the great and very helpful replies so far everyone.

Lostpianoplayer - thanks particularly for your salient points around supervision and flying discipline. Without a "system" around...
16th Jul 2007, 03:03
Replies: 12
Views: 1,368
Posted By Swingwing

Private helicopter training / ownership

Dear All,

Hope someone has time and / or interest enough to give me some expert advice here.

My boss here at work (CEO of Big Bloodsucking Corporation Inc) will shortly retire to his estate in...
8th May 2007, 09:26
Replies: 13
Views: 2,888
Posted By Swingwing

YesTam, I'm sorry you thought that was in any...

YesTam,
I'm sorry you thought that was in any way directed at you - quite the contrary in fact. I've found your comments on the QF bid and associated stuff really interesting (the hollow log thesis...
7th May 2007, 11:48
Replies: 19
Views: 2,158
Posted By Swingwing

That photo is unmistakeable. It's a battery of...

That photo is unmistakeable. It's a battery of thronomisters! :}
7th May 2007, 10:40
Replies: 13
Views: 2,888
Posted By Swingwing

Spare me.

You know what? Sometimes the people on this board really give me the $hits.

The amount of whinging and expert commentary here from those whose skills start and finish with flying aircraft never...
5th May 2007, 06:20
Replies: 120
Views: 12,090
Posted By Swingwing

'holic - my mistake, I misunderstood what you...

'holic - my mistake, I misunderstood what you were asking.



What you say would make sense if you were talking about a fund manager that was investing in a conventional way (picking stocks based...
5th May 2007, 03:28
Replies: 120
Views: 12,090
Posted By Swingwing

Direct Anywhere: Exactly. They were...

Direct Anywhere:



Exactly. They were all sitting around in a daisy chain waiting for the other guys to sell and push it over 50%, so that they could spend the next fortnight arbitraging a few...
1st May 2007, 23:10
Replies: 33
Views: 3,960
Posted By Swingwing

HH: Exactly. I voted yes, because I think...

HH:

Exactly. I voted yes, because I think the hedge funds will sell.

If the poll said "do you think the deal (in its present form) SHOULD go through?"

then I think the result would be 100%...
27th Apr 2007, 09:27
Replies: 6
Views: 733
Posted By Swingwing

ex-F111, how ex- are you? ex-Swingwing

ex-F111,

how ex- are you?

ex-Swingwing
13th Apr 2007, 05:07
Replies: 73
Views: 15,176
Posted By Swingwing

I once heard a story about a 38SQN Caribou...

I once heard a story about a 38SQN Caribou climbing out of Richmond to the south west, into the teeth of a huge westerly gale - and consequently making good a ridiculously low groundspeed.
...
13th Apr 2007, 03:30
Replies: 13
Views: 1,553
Posted By Swingwing

I have said here previously that I don't think...

I have said here previously that I don't think the buyout is a good idea - gearing up a company to this level in an industry this volatile is asking for trouble.

Still, in answer to people like...
12th Apr 2007, 23:10
Replies: 51
Views: 11,201
Posted By Swingwing

Mods - any chance we could sticky this post at all - perhaps until after the funeral?

PPruNe has way too much negativity on it these days - as sad as his passing is, a life this fully lived should be reflected on and celebrated by everyone who values aviation.

I was privileged to...
12th Apr 2007, 00:48
Replies: 13
Views: 1,553
Posted By Swingwing

It's a goer.

Almost certain to get over the line now I think. Word has it that APA will today announce:
a) An extension to the acceptance date
b) A new acceptance threshold (70 or 75% apparently) at which the...
3rd Apr 2007, 05:32
Replies: 4
Views: 1,204
Posted By Swingwing

Jet Lag

Found this on news.com and thought it might provoke some interesting discussion:

I guess I'm interested because for me personally, the idea that I would constantly be jet lagged (and that it would...
30th Mar 2007, 03:20
30th Mar 2007, 01:22
Replies: 133
Views: 11,307
Posted By Swingwing

Dutch Roll - precisely the way it should be I...

Dutch Roll - precisely the way it should be I think. The more a go-around is seen as routine, the less chance you've got of pushing a bad situation into a position from which you cannot recover.
...
29th Mar 2007, 23:54
Replies: 133
Views: 11,307
Posted By Swingwing

Great post Centaurus - didn't see the programme...

Great post Centaurus - didn't see the programme myself, but this is what I log in to PPruNe to read - thought provoking discussion betwen professionals about flying, rather than slag-fests and bitch...
29th Mar 2007, 23:37
Replies: 36
Views: 6,559
Posted By Swingwing

Captain QANTAS

Attention Dixon fans:

As most of you lot probably don't read the Financial Review, I thought I should draw your attention to today's feature in the AFR Magazine.

Subtitled "Captain QANTAS" it...
Forum: Jet Blast
27th Mar 2007, 05:10
Replies: 70
Views: 4,252
Posted By Swingwing

HH: A "Mohammed Dawood" sounds like an early...

HH:

A "Mohammed Dawood" sounds like an early 1980's imported 3 door sedan from Korea, doesn't it?

If you're going to go and fire up your own personal jihad on the imperialist Jew-controlled...
Forum: Jet Blast
27th Mar 2007, 03:59
Replies: 70
Views: 4,252
Posted By Swingwing

Please don't call him David......

His name is no longer David Hicks - it is Mohammed Dawood.

He renounced his original name at about the same time as he renounced the values of the country that provided him with his passport.

SW
26th Mar 2007, 02:50
Replies: 7
Views: 1,525
Posted By Swingwing

CFIT?

Last time I looked (I'm a bit out of date), CRM was meant to prevent CFIT!

At least, that's when CFIT was "Controlled Flight Into Terrain".

What does it mean now? If it's a new Human Factors...
22nd Mar 2007, 02:35
Replies: 32
Views: 2,988
Posted By Swingwing

Buster - good question. And I'm sure you know the...

Buster - good question. And I'm sure you know the purpose of the horizontal stab, so thought the flaming was a bit unnecessary!:)

Short answer is yes - there's a whole lot of "mess" coming off...
21st Mar 2007, 22:46
Replies: 76
Views: 9,875
Posted By Swingwing

Sorry to return to this topic, which has already...

Sorry to return to this topic, which has already been done to death.

However, I thought it was worth posting this excerpt from The Australian's Media section today - written by the newspaper's...
20th Mar 2007, 10:35
Replies: 47
Views: 10,341
Posted By Swingwing

For whoever asked earlier - F-111 - for ops...

For whoever asked earlier -
F-111 - for ops other than takeoff / landing / long range cruise, the rough rule of thumb is wingsweep in degrees to 10% of speed in KIAS.
so 350knots = 35 wing
500...
19th Mar 2007, 23:37
Replies: 76
Views: 9,875
Posted By Swingwing

As I said before: Lowerlobe - you've made...

As I said before:


Lowerlobe - you've made my point perfectly, thank you.

Since you and your mates were kicked off the Cabin Crew forum you've been all over D&G and made it your business to...
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