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Forum: Jet Blast
13th Jan 2018, 07:10
Replies: 57
Views: 5,462
Posted By Metro man

This is the incorrect part of his statement, I...

This is the incorrect part of his statement, I can’t run a 4 minute mile, compose an opera or perform brain surgery. However some people can, I can fly an airliner but couldn’t run an airline...
12th Jan 2018, 07:14
Replies: 0
Views: 853
Posted By Metro man

Jet Airways India flight attendant held for smuggling money

A female flight attendant and another man have been arrested for allegedly trying to smuggle nearly $500,000 (£368,580) in foreign exchange out of India, revenue officials said.
The woman was on a...
Forum: Jet Blast
10th Jan 2018, 22:27
Replies: 94
Views: 11,134
Posted By Metro man

Black on black is called tribalism. Centuries old...

Black on black is called tribalism. Centuries old hatreds still prevail. Back in the early 1980s in Zimbabwe, Robert Mugabe ordered his army into Matabeleland and the resulting genocide claimed 20...
Forum: Jet Blast
10th Jan 2018, 06:47
Replies: 94
Views: 11,134
Posted By Metro man

In terms of intelligence it goes like this: 1....

In terms of intelligence it goes like this:
1. Asians
2. Jews
3. Whites
4. Blacks
5. Hispanics
With the Australian aborigines and Kalahari bushmen being in last place.

Chinese and Jews tend...
10th Jan 2018, 05:50
Replies: 9
Views: 3,051
Posted By Metro man

Even SIA aren’t giving expat packages anymore,...

Even SIA aren’t giving expat packages anymore, all terms are local. Private school will set you back SG$2000 per child per month, local schools good but getting increasingly expensive for non...
10th Jan 2018, 05:21
Replies: 1,224
Views: 695,527
Posted By Metro man

Absolutely correct. At that stage you are...

Absolutely correct. At that stage you are unlikely to be financially secure, and still have high outgoings. The choice is often between a substantial pay increase as you upgrade to wide body Captain...
8th Jan 2018, 22:11
Replies: 1,224
Views: 695,527
Posted By Metro man

Once an expat, always an expat, unless you are...

Once an expat, always an expat, unless you are young and find that being in your early 20s with jet time gives you a leg up in the selection process if you want to come home after a couple of years...
Forum: Jet Blast
7th Jan 2018, 08:33
Replies: 94
Views: 11,134
Posted By Metro man

Many of the members of African street gangs in...

Many of the members of African street gangs in Australia are of Sudanese origin. Straight from a third world war zone who would reasonably expect them to fit into a modern, democratic first world...
2nd Jan 2018, 01:53
Replies: 19
Views: 9,552
Posted By Metro man

Are you serious ? Possibly if the f/o is...

Are you serious ?

Possibly if the f/o is living at home with his parents. Try supporting a family even on a Captain's wage. The wife will need to have a decent paying job.
2nd Jan 2018, 01:48
Replies: 22
Views: 12,532
Posted By Metro man

Is this the sort of thing you are talking about ?...

Is this the sort of thing you are talking about ?

https://www.sbs.com.au/news/new-airport-security-concern
30th Dec 2017, 00:50
Replies: 19
Views: 9,552
Posted By Metro man

The adverts against coming to Australia also...

The adverts against coming to Australia also stated that any agreement to end the strike would include the cancellation of contracts given to those who came over.

Australians going overseas...
30th Dec 2017, 00:41
Replies: 18
Views: 5,750
Posted By Metro man

There are many different kinds of drunk; happy,...

There are many different kinds of drunk; happy, sad, quiet, exuberant, aggressive etc. Iím primarily concerned about them impeding an emergency or bothering other passengers.

If someone canít put...
Forum: Jet Blast
30th Dec 2017, 00:29
Replies: 1,370
Views: 248,631
Posted By Metro man

Most rulers realise that they wonít be in power...

Most rulers realise that they wonít be in power forever and by being generous to their predecessor, they are in fact setting themselves up with a comfortable retirement. When a leader leaves office...
Forum: Middle East
28th Dec 2017, 00:13
Replies: 67
Views: 36,627
Posted By Metro man

Airbus ready to ace A380 if it fails to win EK order.

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-airbus-a380/airbus-ready-to-phase-out-a380-if-fails-to-win-emirates-deal-sources-idUSKBN1EL11L
24th Dec 2017, 01:10
Replies: 41
Views: 8,507
Posted By Metro man

Itís a catch 22 situation, if Pilots fly manually...

Itís a catch 22 situation, if Pilots fly manually in the aircraft then there will be incidents. If Pilots use the automation then there will be fewer incidents, until they have to fly manually when...
21st Dec 2017, 11:41
Replies: 6
Views: 3,385
Posted By Metro man

Its the PTU or power transfer unit which allows...

Its the PTU or power transfer unit which allows two of the hydraulic systems to share pressure through a mechanical connection if one of them has a higher demand placed on it.

Totally normal and...
21st Dec 2017, 06:40
Replies: 5
Views: 4,854
Posted By Metro man

Australian 'frequent traveller' passports axed from December 1

Whilst we may travel on the Gen. Dec. while on duty, the extra pages often come in handy.

https://www.ausbt.com.au/australian-frequent-traveller-passports-axed-from-december-1
19th Dec 2017, 21:49
Replies: 3
Views: 1,510
Posted By Metro man

Some alternative airlines fly a London - New York...

Some alternative airlines fly a London - New York under fifth freedom rights and a business class ticket could be around the same price as PE. I believe Kuwait Airways stopped ticket sales due to...
Forum: Jet Blast
19th Dec 2017, 21:37
Replies: 132
Views: 20,695
Posted By Metro man

There was the case of a woman who allegedly...

There was the case of a woman who allegedly kidnaped and raped a Mormon missionary.

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mormon_sex_in_chains_case
Forum: Jet Blast
19th Dec 2017, 10:51
Replies: 132
Views: 20,695
Posted By Metro man

If a diplomat says yes, he means maybe. If he...

If a diplomat says yes, he means maybe. If he says maybe he means no. If he says no then he's not a diplomat.

If a lady says no, she means maybe. If she says maybe she means yes. If she says yes...
Forum: Freight Dogs
18th Dec 2017, 12:56
Replies: 16
Views: 7,802
Posted By Metro man

Iíve flown single pilot freight in a high...

Iíve flown single pilot freight in a high performance +5700kg turboprop before. No dramas, just autopilot required or two crew when it was U/S.

Freight is mainly night when the airspace is...
18th Dec 2017, 12:45
Replies: 38
Views: 39,325
Posted By Metro man

Flying slowly at a high angle of attack in a...

Flying slowly at a high angle of attack in a holding pattern with a cold soaked aircraft in icing conditions can cause grief.
Forum: Jet Blast
18th Dec 2017, 10:12
Replies: 103
Views: 12,395
Posted By Metro man

Back in the 1970s that sort of performance was...

Back in the 1970s that sort of performance was restricted to exotic supercars, well outside the budget of a tear away. Theses days itís available for a few thousand pounds on the second hand market....
17th Dec 2017, 00:56
Replies: 5
Views: 3,935
Posted By Metro man

Malaysia Airlines are getting rid of their B777s...

Malaysia Airlines are getting rid of their B777s and there is a photo going around of one in Zimbabwe Airways colours which is a rebrand to avoid Air Zimbabwe’s debts.

Possibly a bit too large...
17th Dec 2017, 00:31
Replies: 3
Views: 1,266
Posted By Metro man

One of the better Chinese airlines and good value...

One of the better Chinese airlines and good value for money especially in business class. Almost as good as western and Middle Eastern airlines but can be a lot cheaper.

Look into the free...
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