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27th May 2019, 02:32
Replies: 28
Views: 11,846
Posted By BGQ

Devil Really ..... when was that?

Really ..... when was that?
Forum: North America
10th Apr 2019, 23:46
Replies: 10
Views: 3,002
Posted By BGQ

Isn't there a provision in the FAA regs that...

Isn't there a provision in the FAA regs that allows you to fly an N registered aircraft in a foreign country on the foreign license of that country?

I understand that to be the case but cannot...
23rd Mar 2019, 05:33
Replies: 23
Views: 12,835
Posted By BGQ

Angry BS in BS out

I am astounded that this report has used derived data from questionable sources to come to the conclusions that it has in particular data from an aging private pilot group in the USA. That group is...
16th Jul 2018, 10:36
Replies: 259
Views: 61,464
Posted By BGQ

[QUOTE=Tandemrotor;10197342] A point of...

[QUOTE=Tandemrotor;10197342]
A point of information if I may?

Specifying a retirement age for pilots, of 65 years. Is of course “discrimination”, and unarguably “deliberate”. However what it most...
16th Jul 2018, 10:12
Replies: 259
Views: 61,464
Posted By BGQ

jeez flyboylike. You get the point and...

jeez flyboylike. You get the point and immediately revert to emotive BS that contributes nothing to the debate you agreed "should be the point".....
16th Jul 2018, 02:15
Replies: 259
Views: 61,464
Posted By BGQ

Red face Isn't the point that nobody's selfishness is...

Isn't the point that nobody's selfishness is superior or worse than any others so why the heck are most younger pilots banging on about the older pilots being selfish?

Should the debate just be...
15th Jul 2018, 23:18
Replies: 259
Views: 61,464
Posted By BGQ

Parabellum and Flyboylike Yes absolutely and...

Parabellum and Flyboylike

Yes absolutely and that is the same reason you guys want older pilots to leave .... for the jobs that bring the money. Are you prepared to admit that?
15th Jul 2018, 23:12
Replies: 259
Views: 61,464
Posted By BGQ

Juan Tugoh In aviation I haven't seen a...

Juan Tugoh

In aviation I haven't seen a seniority system based on age. They are mostly based on length of employment. There are plenty of pilots younger than me in my airline.
Good luck with that...
15th Jul 2018, 11:37
Replies: 259
Views: 61,464
Posted By BGQ

Advice for younger pilots

As an older pilot who has seen the age limit go up to 65 during my career and observing the attitude of the younger pilots on this forum .... It is inevitable the age limit will go up again, if not...
15th Jul 2018, 11:28
Replies: 259
Views: 61,464
Posted By BGQ

Not necessarily, I imagine he and his legal team...

Not necessarily, I imagine he and his legal team are aware of all the legal precedents and will be going to court with a different argument and or a new set of facts .
15th Jul 2018, 01:20
Replies: 259
Views: 61,464
Posted By BGQ

Of course they are doing it for the money but...

Of course they are doing it for the money but there are often additional reasons as well. Would you deny that younger pilots who want to deny them staying on are also doing it for the money? Based on...
15th Jul 2018, 01:14
Replies: 259
Views: 61,464
Posted By BGQ

Dr Evan's has updated that missive and is now...

Dr Evan's has updated that missive and is now advocating no age limit with performance based checks
Forum: Tech Log
21st Nov 2016, 16:11
Replies: 23
Views: 9,941
Posted By BGQ

You are right.... No simulator can replicate the...

You are right.... No simulator can replicate the actual touchdown on the ocean largely because of the variable nature of the "runway" but you can develop a good approach technique using a simulator.
Forum: Tech Log
11th Nov 2016, 07:51
Replies: 23
Views: 9,941
Posted By BGQ

First off I need to establish that I have several...

First off I need to establish that I have several thousand hours of water flying under my belt in aircraft that put the hull into the water (not a float plane).

It us all about support points and...
Forum: Rotorheads
24th Oct 2015, 22:19
Replies: 241
Views: 42,909
Posted By BGQ

Thumbs up It appears some politicians understand !!!!!

http://www.caa.gen.nz/inept-power-tripping-witch-hunters-judith-collins-lays-caa/

Judith Collins and Phil Goff comment along with the green party.
Forum: Rotorheads
18th Oct 2015, 00:51
Replies: 241
Views: 42,909
Posted By BGQ

Give us a break

Yep those medicals are very important for pilots.... A lot of us have found out about pending long term health issues early because of them but have they ever stopped a crash happening?..... we will...
Forum: Rotorheads
15th Oct 2015, 22:45
Replies: 241
Views: 42,909
Posted By BGQ

BS

So much BS in this thread. The initial hearing is today. It is my understanding the Pilot concerned will plead guilty.... He clearly broke the law and is aware of that. The particular Rule that...
14th Oct 2015, 06:31
Replies: 6
Views: 7,214
Posted By BGQ

Angry New Zealand Helicopter Pilot prosecuted after saving two lives

Kaikoura Helicopters director and pilot Dave Armstrong went from hero to zero after saving the lives of two hunters trapped in the remote Puhi Puhi valley. For instead of lauding his courage, the...
24th May 2015, 01:32
Replies: 11
Views: 2,684
Posted By BGQ

Simple answer is Yes... If you are contemplating...

Simple answer is Yes... If you are contemplating an aviation career you need to know if you have any medical issues that will prevent such a career before you spend the cash.:hmm:
24th May 2015, 01:12
Replies: 100
Views: 24,626
Posted By BGQ

I accept the reasons you provide... what I cannot...

I accept the reasons you provide... what I cannot accept is why I am so unlucky that just about every time I come to your country at least one of them is happening:{
19th May 2015, 11:40
Replies: 100
Views: 24,626
Posted By BGQ

The Aussie controllers are the second best in the world

And we all know who is no 1.... (The rest of the world)

Jokes aside

Those of us who fly around the globe to some of the busiest airports in the world have never been able to understand the...
18th Apr 2014, 22:02
Replies: 32
Views: 19,578
Posted By BGQ

Thumbs down A news article today says Ryanair is going to...

A news article today says Ryanair is going to appeal....
17th Feb 2014, 06:39
Replies: 113
Views: 30,664
Posted By BGQ

Unlikely in NZ.... refer NZ's overriding Human...

Unlikely in NZ.... refer NZ's overriding Human Rights Act regarding discrimination.... don't know about Australia
8th Jan 2014, 04:04
Replies: 99
Views: 29,111
Posted By BGQ

Lancer, Not all airliners use Oxygen...

Lancer,

Not all airliners use Oxygen generators for passenger Oxygen. Those that do would have to carry supplemental oxygen for flight at 14000.

Oxygen can be a limiting system on some routes....
3rd Jan 2014, 05:11
Replies: 99
Views: 29,111
Posted By BGQ

Oxygen can be limiting in a two engine...

Oxygen can be limiting in a two engine aircraft.... HKG-LHR would be a case in point.

There is a requirement for pax oxygen at FL140 but not at 10000ft.

It is up to the operator whether they...
29th Dec 2013, 09:09
Replies: 99
Views: 29,111
Posted By BGQ

I cannot verify this but I am informed by a B777...

I cannot verify this but I am informed by a B777 pilot that a standard crew bottle filled to maximum will last a three pilot crew 5 hrs +.

Maybe someone who flies one can verify
29th Dec 2013, 07:28
Replies: 99
Views: 29,111
Posted By BGQ

Haughtney your comprehensive post on EASA regs...

Haughtney your comprehensive post on EASA regs uses different words but mirrors closely the intent and requirements of those in Australia and NZ.

Not surprising.
29th Dec 2013, 07:18
Replies: 99
Views: 29,111
Posted By BGQ

Haughtney the 120/180/240 time is regularly...

Haughtney the 120/180/240 time is regularly exceeded. The TAS achieved in the critical fuel configuration is most often considerably slower than that used to establish the range circle or area of...
29th Dec 2013, 06:58
Replies: 99
Views: 29,111
Posted By BGQ

Waren9 Some B777s have extra Oxygen bottles...

Waren9

Some B777s have extra Oxygen bottles fitted. I would suggest that the Oxygen time limit would be determined by the number of passengers on board versus the available oxygen.
28th Dec 2013, 11:29
Replies: 99
Views: 29,111
Posted By BGQ

Thanks for proving my point

For maximum diversion times above 180 minutes there is a requirement to consider 2 cases.

(1) an area which is a function of the all engine operating cruise speed at normal cruise altitude,...
28th Dec 2013, 06:26
Replies: 99
Views: 29,111
Posted By BGQ

EDTO Diversion Time

Potentially a B777-300 could be 5hr 39mins away from the EDTO alternate.

Area of operation is determined by 240 minutes at two engine cruise speed...

240 mins at 490 kits = 1960 nautical...
28th Dec 2013, 03:55
Replies: 99
Views: 29,111
Posted By BGQ

Misinformation

There is so much misinformation about ETOPS and EDTO in this thread and assuming those speaking "authoritatively" are currently pilots operating in the environment it brings into question the quality...
13th Nov 2013, 23:02
Replies: 113
Views: 30,664
Posted By BGQ

Question WTF

When this thread was started I thought that the pilot community might actually debate the scientific merits of the restrictions rather than the selfishness accusations of both old and young alike. ...
2nd Nov 2013, 00:20
Replies: 113
Views: 30,664
Posted By BGQ

Lightbulb Retirement Age and Crewing Requirements

Apparently the ICAO ANC has approved the proposal to limit all pilots in commercial operations to pilots up to their 65th birthday. They have also approved the removal of all pairing restrictions...
15th Jul 2012, 16:43
Replies: 150
Views: 42,737
Posted By BGQ

C100 Driver you are right about Plan Continuation...

C100 Driver you are right about Plan Continuation Bias and you do present a viable option in taxiing back to the terminal.

However a properly considered risk assessment of the takeoff was another...
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