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30th Aug 2006, 02:17
Replies: 51
Views: 4,942
Posted By Blastoid

2 & 3

Transition Layer & jungmeister,

Completely agree. Up in my neck of the woods we use 123.0 (within range of 133.0), 133.0, 133.2, 133.8 and 134.4 (within range of another station 124.4). We are...
30th Aug 2006, 01:48
Replies: 51
Views: 4,942
Posted By Blastoid

R_S, Completely agree. It has saved me...

R_S,

Completely agree. It has saved me countless times, asking a pilot "confirm assigned nin-ER thousand", as that is a level we assign a lot (base of E :{ ).

I will bite and say that I am one...
15th Dec 2005, 03:49
Replies: 52
Views: 9,325
Posted By Blastoid

ftrplt, Point taken ... but you know what I...

ftrplt,

Point taken ... but you know what I was getting at.

787s for Jet*, no mention of 787s for AO, but they are getting rid of 767s.

Maybe the will get them, I think by the time 787s are...
15th Dec 2005, 03:45
Replies: 7
Views: 1,348
Posted By Blastoid

They can defend that on codeshare. Pity you...

They can defend that on codeshare.

Pity you can't use the lounges when flying "QF" as a Qantas Club Member though!
14th Dec 2005, 11:32
Replies: 52
Views: 9,325
Posted By Blastoid

What about AO???

Look at the announcement on the QF Website - "They will cater for international capacity growth and new routes, as well as replacing the Qantas Group's fleet of wide-body Boeing 767-300s".

Only...
7th Nov 2005, 10:27
Replies: 32
Views: 6,054
Posted By Blastoid

One of our guys actually worked for Shorts in...

One of our guys actually worked for Shorts in Belfast many years ago. He will be saddened to learn he missed their "last hurrah" so to speak, although he is back visiting the home country right now!
6th Nov 2005, 20:43
Replies: 32
Views: 6,054
Posted By Blastoid

Vale to the SHED

The last two SH360 in Australia have now been retired from Sunshine Express and are heading OS. VH-SEG completed its last revenue flight last night, unexpectedly replacing a metro for the BN-MYB-HBA...
9th May 2005, 07:48
Replies: 111
Views: 17,739
Posted By Blastoid

I'd like to know who came up with GERBL to the W...

I'd like to know who came up with GERBL to the W of BN....
10th Jan 2005, 06:43
Replies: 19
Views: 2,517
Posted By Blastoid

Buying Paint

TBT,

I think this is what you were referring to?

First a reprise of how ordinary hardware stores sell paint:

Customer: Hi. How much is your paint?

Shop Assistant: We have normal...
7th Jan 2005, 23:39
Replies: 47
Views: 3,830
Posted By Blastoid

Famil Flights

Uncommon Sense & SM4Pirate,

There are 100 return famil flights offered per Centre per year - and only 4 (from what I understand) were taken up in Brisbane last year - don't know about Melbourne.
...
21st Dec 2004, 04:19
Replies: 16
Views: 1,583
Posted By Blastoid

I'm hearing you Binos. :ok: Haven't yet...

I'm hearing you Binos. :ok:

Haven't yet read the NI, just having finished the cycle I await it in a couple of days, but I have been thinking about this a lot recently, especially with may...
26th Nov 2004, 00:52
Replies: 28
Views: 2,892
Posted By Blastoid

stop gloating guys, some of us drew the short...

stop gloating guys, some of us drew the short straw! :{
25th Nov 2004, 05:30
Replies: 37
Views: 6,232
Posted By Blastoid

US, I believe it is

US,

I believe it is
22nd Nov 2004, 22:16
Replies: 34
Views: 4,064
Posted By Blastoid

planemad2, Not quite, there is the...

planemad2,


Not quite, there is the aircraft viewing area around near GA apron (take a left at the domestic roundabout) and there are plent of places to "view aircraft". Only open 6am - 6pm...
17th Nov 2004, 22:55
Replies: 8
Views: 1,306
Posted By Blastoid

Ansett Levy

Johnny Howard on 2GB this morning:

"..., we have spent $93 million on aviation security, thus relieving the industry and indirectly the travelling public from the additional cost involved in that...
7th Nov 2004, 03:54
Replies: 38
Views: 4,365
Posted By Blastoid

Apart from the $$$$, it won't happen because: ...

Apart from the $$$$, it won't happen because:

- Terrain: ILS (being a precision approach) requires to be aligned with runway heading. Damn hill at Currumbin (for 14) an Banora Point (for 32) just...
16th Aug 2004, 07:49
Replies: 4
Views: 1,186
Posted By Blastoid

That photo in Virgin livery must have been in the...

That photo in Virgin livery must have been in the early days, before she "inherited" the red nose! (A maintenance issue, so I was told, not part of Red Nose Day (although impecabbly timed... :ok: ))
3rd Aug 2004, 02:53
Replies: 67
Views: 8,469
Posted By Blastoid

Been at the dictionary again, DP? :}

Been at the dictionary again, DP? :}
1st Aug 2004, 11:57
Replies: 14
Views: 1,796
Posted By Blastoid

Jetstar Virgin!

I have just returned from my first J* experience (and no, I am not a media hound!).

Muchly disappointed with the "free-seataing" policy - I am convinced it brings out the utmost selfishness in...
8th Jul 2004, 22:38
Replies: 15
Views: 1,176
Posted By Blastoid

Of course transponders can have problems ......

Of course transponders can have problems ... normally though a crew would make a mention of changing to set #2 or "did it come back?" if they were not expecting that the Mode C would have dropped...
8th Jul 2004, 11:13
Replies: 15
Views: 1,176
Posted By Blastoid

Thanks for the replies. S-T - yes, it is a...

Thanks for the replies.

S-T - yes, it is a serious question. The lack of any acknowlegment (even a momentary TX as is common in such a situation) made me wonder about the scenario - I wouldn't...
8th Jul 2004, 06:48
Replies: 15
Views: 1,176
Posted By Blastoid

Question Mode C "test"???

I am curious to know whether some jet jockeys ever try to see whether a controller is paying attention by "accidentally" switching their Mode C off (e.g. in the cruise) to see how long it takes the...
28th Jun 2004, 00:18
Replies: 221
Views: 38,306
Posted By Blastoid

kak·or·rhaph·io·pho·bia Pronunciation:...

kak·or·rhaph·io·pho·bia
Pronunciation: "kak-&-"raf-E-&-'fO-bE-&
Function: noun
: abnormal fear of failure
22nd Jun 2004, 05:23
Replies: 221
Views: 38,306
Posted By Blastoid

GaggedAgain (or whatever you reincarnate as....) ...

GaggedAgain (or whatever you reincarnate as....)



There is some validity in your point - of course it would be lovely if everybody had a transponder, was squawking Mode C, serviced their...
21st Jun 2004, 08:18
Replies: 221
Views: 38,306
Posted By Blastoid

Dick Thanks for your reply and clarifying...

Dick

Thanks for your reply and clarifying the difference between alerted see-and-avoid and radio-arranged separation.

In my experience, alerted see-and-avoid does not provide a complete outcome...
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