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6th Dec 2018, 07:59
Replies: 24
Views: 7,728
Posted By Ushuaia

And there I was thinking you were doing a three...

And there I was thinking you were doing a three day forecast that included a TEMPO TS or something.
29th Mar 2018, 01:39
Replies: 579
Views: 201,293
Posted By Ushuaia

True. But the limiting factor then will be the 20...

True. But the limiting factor then will be the 20 hr TOD hard limit. Anyone who has lobbed into the continent short of LHR knows that it's difficult to gas-n-go quickly; mainly it's a slot thing back...
18th Jan 2018, 17:01
Replies: 84
Views: 33,515
Posted By Ushuaia

Exactly. I think it's because the PPRune...

Exactly.

I think it's because the PPRune experts have determined so. The evidence supporting this, however, is rather scant.

Same same the nonsense above re bracing at FL300. Evidence? Oh, a...
3rd Jan 2018, 10:42
Replies: 306
Views: 210,072
Posted By Ushuaia

PPRuNe ceased being professional a long time ago....

PPRuNe ceased being professional a long time ago. Twenty years ago when Danny Fyne ran it as a subscribed email service it was the domain of professional aviators. Then it become a BB, was sold and...
21st Nov 2017, 08:10
Replies: 240
Views: 65,846
Posted By Ushuaia

Yes, sadly, you are right. I must emphasise:...

Yes, sadly, you are right.

I must emphasise: not having a go at the ATC'ers here; appreciate they are just pi$$ed off as us, if not more. It grates me to regurgitate superfluous "descend via the...
21st Nov 2017, 07:58
Replies: 240
Views: 65,846
Posted By Ushuaia

Yes, "Dude"; the whole lot. And flying in Aus,...

Yes, "Dude"; the whole lot. And flying in Aus, Asian and American airspace in the last few weeks. So I see and hear it all. Post #76 sums it up. Only in Aus!
21st Nov 2017, 07:36
Replies: 240
Views: 65,846
Posted By Ushuaia

Exactly what I have been thinking. "Due weather,...

Exactly what I have been thinking. "Due weather, request heading XYZ."

Go 10 degrees left or right of the STAR track.

How can they say no?

Then: "When will you be clear of weather, VH-ABC?"...
30th Apr 2017, 23:37
Replies: 60
Views: 17,902
Posted By Ushuaia

You are grasping, Capt. It does NOT imply...

You are grasping, Capt. It does NOT imply anything of the sort. It is a statement explaining to the reader where a call from the ground to the aircraft gets sent to, i.e. the cockpit.

Your...
25th Apr 2017, 11:06
Replies: 60
Views: 17,902
Posted By Ushuaia

Nonsense. I'm not dismissing nefarious conduct...

Nonsense. I'm not dismissing nefarious conduct or outside interference either. They are certainly possibilities.



You are exactly correct. But that is precisely NOT some people assert. ...
25th Apr 2017, 05:13
Replies: 60
Views: 17,902
Posted By Ushuaia

You're relying on MEDIA as your source of the...

You're relying on MEDIA as your source of the facts? As opposed to the raw data being analysed and presented by the ATSB investigators? Says it all.



I have. And at the end of the day...
24th Apr 2017, 04:25
Replies: 60
Views: 17,902
Posted By Ushuaia

Talk about "alternative facts". It is NOT known...

Talk about "alternative facts". It is NOT known that the transponder was "turned off". What is known is that the transponder signal ceased. That could be because someone turned it off or because...
18th Apr 2017, 03:44
Replies: 104
Views: 50,877
Posted By Ushuaia

And break the confidence of the Captain? Of...

And break the confidence of the Captain? Of Qantas? Of the ATSB investigators? Not going to happen.

I do agree with you though re rumours and BS. This is the trouble with social media/internet...
18th Apr 2017, 01:57
Replies: 104
Views: 50,877
Posted By Ushuaia

Having heard the FACTS now, as related by the...

Having heard the FACTS now, as related by the CAPTAIN of the aircraft, I can confirm that 95% of what gets written on PPrune is complete tripe! 5% excellent, but I'm sorry, the other 95% need a...
5th Apr 2017, 00:10
Replies: 161
Views: 86,505
Posted By Ushuaia

Precisely why this political stuff has no place...

Precisely why this political stuff has no place in the workplace. Just imagine a situation where someone alleges harassment or bullying because he's NOT wearing this ring. Maybe someone gets stood...
26th Dec 2016, 20:27
Replies: 301
Views: 272,583
Posted By Ushuaia

I too hope this lady gets back to work soon, as...

I too hope this lady gets back to work soon, as well as the crew if it's true that they were stood down too. I have no doubt they are all proud professionals.

Even the very best people make...
26th Dec 2016, 19:59
Replies: 301
Views: 272,583
Posted By Ushuaia

They didn't continue a turn right, COFlyer,...

They didn't continue a turn right, COFlyer, because they were suddenly told "STOP YOUR CLIMB!", closely followed by "TURN LEFT HEADING 29 CORRECTION 270."
26th Dec 2016, 10:42
Replies: 301
Views: 272,583
Posted By Ushuaia

The difficulty/confusion was the DIRECTION OF...

The difficulty/confusion was the DIRECTION OF TURN to get there. Left? Or right? Left is towards traffic they have just been told STOP CLIMB! for and Right is towards high ground - and they've...
26th Dec 2016, 07:02
Replies: 301
Views: 272,583
Posted By Ushuaia

They were NOT repeatedly told to turn right...

They were NOT repeatedly told to turn right unless we are listening to different tapes.

They were told to turn LEFT, then RIGHT, then STOP THE CLIMB!, then turn LEFT. Thereafter they were told...
23rd Dec 2016, 22:30
Replies: 301
Views: 272,583
Posted By Ushuaia

Snakecharmer: spot on. The initial "stop...

Snakecharmer: spot on.

The initial "stop your climb" instruction came at a critical time. The controller issued contrary instructions to AC at first ("stop your climb, AC; correction, expedite...
2nd Dec 2016, 00:50
Replies: 1,099
Views: 1,137,978
Posted By Ushuaia

Actually, the lack of fuel started when the...

Actually, the lack of fuel started when the flight plan was filed.

Ok, more accurately, it started when they flew out of range of a suitable airport enroute where they could land, with some...
29th Nov 2016, 05:04
Replies: 24
Views: 19,170
Posted By Ushuaia

And there you have it. Pedanticism over...

And there you have it. Pedanticism over airmanship. The gist of what I'm getting at completely overlooked....

You're right, I shouldn't have, in my haste, put the word "cleared" inside the...
28th Nov 2016, 20:38
Replies: 24
Views: 19,170
Posted By Ushuaia

Huh? Radio frequencies? TCAS? Sun glare? ...

Huh? Radio frequencies? TCAS? Sun glare? Transmissions stepped on or clipped? Various procedures? You're all kidding, right?

The phrase "cleared to cross" was never issued and thus was never...
25th Mar 2016, 07:40
Replies: 93
Views: 35,279
Posted By Ushuaia

Yep. Four days after the aircraft has gone...

Yep. Four days after the aircraft has gone missing and PPrune has concluded that it was suicide, based on what has been reported by the media.

Well, there you go.

No wonder most of us in the...
24th Mar 2016, 07:22
Replies: 93
Views: 35,279
Posted By Ushuaia

I'm sorry, but: Could someone please explain...

I'm sorry, but:

Could someone please explain why suicide is the no. 1 suspected factor here, as opposed to sudden, severe incapacitation, eg heart attack, loss of consciousness, etc? There have...
9th Apr 2015, 00:32
Replies: 35
Views: 20,597
Posted By Ushuaia

Professional pilots know when to stop giving...

Professional pilots know when to stop giving things air-time. The more you bang on about something like this, the more likely someone will take it up as their latest "cause".

So in response to:...
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