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6th Sep 2021, 08:01
Replies: 132
Views: 14,395
Posted By Squawk 6042

Very good point! The UK always seems so insular...

Very good point! The UK always seems so insular in such matters and seemingly cannot conceive that someone may have obtained the vaccination elsewhere, due either to residency or employment overseas....
Forum: Jet Blast
18th Jul 2021, 07:52
Replies: 16
Views: 1,254
Posted By Squawk 6042

Maybe that was 'Tales of the Riverbank'?

Maybe that was 'Tales of the Riverbank'?
Forum: ATC Issues
17th Jul 2021, 06:24
Replies: 18
Views: 3,124
Posted By Squawk 6042

From my own memory, so happy to be corrected, and...

From my own memory, so happy to be corrected, and relating to high level frequencies of the late 70s and general VOR area:

133.6 BCN

132.6 BHD

133.7 HON

134.25 North Sea
14th Jul 2021, 06:10
Replies: 132
Views: 14,395
Posted By Squawk 6042

I'm in a similar position. I am in East Africa,...

I'm in a similar position. I am in East Africa, red list, and hope to get a Pfizer vaccination locally soon, My leave allowance is in two week blocks maximum, so going 'home' to the UK with 10 days...
12th May 2021, 06:06
Replies: 14
Views: 1,493
Posted By Squawk 6042

I would presume the same rules would apply as for...

I would presume the same rules would apply as for a planned transit stop. From: https://www.gov.uk/guidance/red-amber-and-green-list-rules-for-entering-englandTransit stops in amber or red list...
3rd May 2021, 07:29
Replies: 6
Views: 1,193
Posted By Squawk 6042

Now that brought some memories back, thanks for...

Now that brought some memories back, thanks for posting. That image of the Northwest Orient 747 has stuck in my mind all these years. Who knows where my copy from the 1970s ended up.
12th Apr 2021, 19:48
Replies: 9
Views: 1,535
Posted By Squawk 6042

I call Ireland on WhatsApp using +353 87 XXX...

I call Ireland on WhatsApp using +353 87 XXX XXXX; that's one less 'X; than you show.
20th Jan 2021, 12:26
Replies: 46
Views: 11,796
Posted By Squawk 6042

I've flown that route many times in recent years...

I've flown that route many times in recent years with KLM. Arrival in JRO and the sector onwards to DAR has always been after dark. If on a day time flight.it would of course present great views...
17th Jan 2021, 10:17
Replies: 49
Views: 8,034
Posted By Squawk 6042

No problem! There is still legitimate travel...

No problem! There is still legitimate travel allowed (for now), so I can happily reply without incriminating myself!!
16th Jan 2021, 07:53
Replies: 49
Views: 8,034
Posted By Squawk 6042

I flew from Manchester last week-end. The only...

I flew from Manchester last week-end. The only physical check of the passport was by the airline check-in staff, as is usual. There was no Border Force inspection desk for departure, as usual. Of...
20th Dec 2020, 12:33
Replies: 702
Views: 261,604
Posted By Squawk 6042

I read on one news site that KLM would fly...

I read on one news site that KLM would fly passengers into the UK, and return freight only. However, even if that is true, I can see much consolidation of flights. I am booked to fly AMS-MAN on...
Forum: Middle East
22nd Jul 2020, 13:46
Replies: 5
Views: 5,615
Posted By Squawk 6042

Provided you have been non-resident for at least...

Provided you have been non-resident for at least a complete tax year previously (19/20) you can take what is called split-year treatment for 20/21 where you will be officially classed as UK resident...
Forum: ATC Issues
21st Jul 2020, 05:05
Replies: 19
Views: 6,888
Posted By Squawk 6042

Itís not up to ATC Ė Itís a Government directive....

Itís not up to ATC Ė Itís a Government directive. Flew Doha to Dar es Salaam recently and routing out of Doha was North then East towards Straits of Hormuz, thus avoiding UAE airspace, before...
27th Jun 2020, 05:28
Replies: 106
Views: 13,600
Posted By Squawk 6042

My memory of arriving in Lagos in the early 2000s...

My memory of arriving in Lagos in the early 2000s was seeing a very dirty Nigerian Airways DC10 partially sunk into the mud at the side of the runway.

More recently, earlier this week flew...
20th Sep 2019, 05:24
Replies: 38
Views: 16,578
Posted By Squawk 6042

Yes, that is correct and for the reason that you...

Yes, that is correct and for the reason that you state, there is no taxiway alongside 23L/05R. I always think of EGCC as a 1.5 runway airport rather than a 2 runway airport! :)
16th Aug 2019, 05:25
Replies: 19
Views: 4,605
Posted By Squawk 6042

CPDLC? ...

CPDLC?

https://www.skybrary.aero/index.php/Controller_Pilot_Data_Link_Communications_(CPDLC)
7th Jul 2019, 17:31
Replies: 90
Views: 36,585
Posted By Squawk 6042

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/...

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/1352x960/atc_manston_1978_683a4f5ed21542a51462428ce966dc18c1012923.png
ATC 550 Sqdn Summer Camp RAF Manston 1978

This may be of interest.
7th Jun 2019, 05:40
Replies: 4,600
Views: 3,214,856
Posted By Squawk 6042

T1 is a much modified version of the original...

T1 is a much modified version of the original terminal, which had piers A, B and C. It is the central terminal of the current three. The EK 380 currently uses T1.

T2, to the west of T1, is...
Forum: Night Stop
8th Apr 2019, 14:28
Replies: 18
Views: 6,225
Posted By Squawk 6042

I'll second Hotel 81 if you just need somewhere...

I'll second Hotel 81 if you just need somewhere to sleep at a low price. Stayed at the 'Cosy' on the western edge of Chinatown - and the rooms were indeed cosy - don't expect much space!! Also stayed...
Forum: Jet Blast
15th Feb 2019, 07:47
Replies: 28
Views: 4,735
Posted By Squawk 6042

Shhh!!! If word gets out on this one they may...

Shhh!!! If word gets out on this one they may raise the fares. I frequently use this method to travel between Manchester and London and back. The fare is the same if you pay just before travelling,...
14th Jan 2019, 07:22
Replies: 34
Views: 5,296
Posted By Squawk 6042

Thanks for all the above. We seem also to be...

Thanks for all the above.

We seem also to be touching on ‘History and Nostalgia’, but interesting nonetheless.

This all arose because for the last couple of years I have needed to travel...
13th Jan 2019, 12:10
Replies: 34
Views: 5,296
Posted By Squawk 6042

Me too!!! That's why I was wondering - Where...

Me too!!!

That's why I was wondering - Where is the digital equivalent?
5th Jan 2019, 07:48
Replies: 34
Views: 5,296
Posted By Squawk 6042

Ha! As you note, I like the way the website...

Ha! As you note, I like the way the website calls it the 'yellow book' when the 'cover' is now blue to reflect the new LH colour scheme.

It would be nice if all airlines could do similar,...
5th Jan 2019, 04:36
Replies: 34
Views: 5,296
Posted By Squawk 6042

Thanks all. It would seem in general the...

Thanks all.

It would seem in general the answer is no, although the Sky Team link is appreciated. Now don't get me started on the multiple flight numbers for what is the same flight.....

I am...
4th Jan 2019, 10:15
Replies: 34
Views: 5,296
Posted By Squawk 6042

On-Line Airline Timetables

In the dim and distant past there were hardcopy airline timetables which you could browse at your leisure for destinations and travel dates.

I now find that even the on-line versions of these have...
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