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28th Aug 2022, 17:05
Replies: 114
Views: 14,160
Posted By glekichi

How about tethers suction cupped or similar to...

How about tethers suction cupped or similar to the cockpit side windows?
So many solutions available.
Obvious thing is the current system isn't working.
Guess a tech log entry is not so...
13th Aug 2022, 13:08
Replies: 213
Views: 82,992
Posted By glekichi

Not what I said at all. No need to make it a...

Not what I said at all. No need to make it a personal attack.
13th Aug 2022, 08:58
Replies: 213
Views: 82,992
Posted By glekichi

Of course I don't know the exact reason and its...

Of course I don't know the exact reason and its not likely it was not knowing that one answer. It wasn't Betsy, I knew that one, so they played the 'give the guy a hard time and see how he reacts'...
12th Aug 2022, 19:22
Replies: 10
Views: 4,780
Posted By glekichi

Surely someone at Boston Consulting Group or...

Surely someone at Boston Consulting Group or similar created Yammer as a social media tool for intra company SNSing.... and CEO mates got in.... and all companies now want to spend money on it.
12th Aug 2022, 18:14
Replies: 213
Views: 82,992
Posted By glekichi

Whilst due diligence is certainly required, I...

Whilst due diligence is certainly required, I think the point is often the 'intellectual' interviewers do not understand aviation.
But maybe its a myth, no sarcasm, because at the end of the day...
10th Aug 2022, 16:08
Replies: 14
Views: 3,841
Posted By glekichi

C'mon.... ​​​​​​It's a safety audit and...

C'mon....
​​​​​​It's a safety audit and Australia is one of the safer places to fly overall.
it's not an audit on accountability, integrity, or efficient/forward thinking use of taxpayer dollars....
5th Aug 2022, 23:57
Replies: 6
Views: 1,148
Posted By glekichi

Anecdotally, a nations "behavior" would seem to...

Anecdotally, a nations "behavior" would seem to be skewed in certain industries. The 'average' person in the flight deck may be somewhat different to the 'average' person in that culture in general....
18th Jul 2022, 18:33
Replies: 165
Views: 30,131
Posted By glekichi

Not only that, but anecdotally it would seem that...

Not only that, but anecdotally it would seem that regions/nations with high booster rates are having the highest numbers of cases/deaths. Not that Ive done any kind of study, but comparing where I...
7th Jul 2021, 04:51
Replies: 9,779
Views: 1,619,419
Posted By glekichi

Someone tell me if I've got this completely...

Someone tell me if I've got this completely wrong, but;

If the vaccine works and you get exposed to the virus you're still possibly going to give a positive PCR result as they can pick up the...
6th Dec 2020, 17:15
Replies: 9,779
Views: 1,619,419
Posted By glekichi

You stated anyone suggesting the virus is...

You stated anyone suggesting the virus is inconsequential is "sprouting uninformed bullshit" and gave anecdotal evidence that a few neighbours have it thus it's dangerous to those in their 40s.
I...
6th Dec 2020, 11:47
Replies: 9,779
Views: 1,619,419
Posted By glekichi

Yes, I didn't bother too much with the maths and...

Yes, I didn't bother too much with the maths and did leave a few zeros off as a result. My error, but that's not the point.
In fact, you've almost made my point for me. Your situation is a highly...
6th Dec 2020, 04:59
Replies: 9,779
Views: 1,619,419
Posted By glekichi

Amazing to have so many people so close when only...

Amazing to have so many people so close when only one in just under a million Australians have been infected.
Stats show COVID-19 is inconsequential to the vast, vast, majority of those infected....
25th Jul 2020, 18:02
Replies: 9,779
Views: 1,619,419
Posted By glekichi

The point being generally no-one knows if they're...

The point being generally no-one knows if they're positive or not.
The initial "masks don't help" was about protection from getting the virus. Still correct.
Except, the reason masks are useful...
16th Jul 2020, 14:50
Replies: 9,779
Views: 1,619,419
Posted By glekichi

Wouldn't all of that in the article apply to most...

Wouldn't all of that in the article apply to most with any form of pneumonia?
16th Jul 2020, 12:10
Replies: 9,779
Views: 1,619,419
Posted By glekichi

So can you not see how your point no.2...

So can you not see how your point no.2 contradicts no.1?

Absolutely people should be wearing masks to prevent such situations. Not 24/7 but definitely in crowded places and in close contact. The...
9th Nov 2019, 01:50
Replies: 154
Views: 88,656
Posted By glekichi

So much back and forth on this debate and so much...

So much back and forth on this debate and so much right on both sides.

As a pilot that's done both... I'll err on the side of saying the RFDS job is slightly less technically demanding.
(Perhaps...
23rd May 2019, 10:51
Replies: 283
Views: 108,663
Posted By glekichi

Tongue in cheek point was almost none of those...

Tongue in cheek point was almost none of those mining strips have Type A charts, despite being surveyed.
But yes I`m curious as to if/how they operate to non surveyed ALAs.
22nd May 2019, 13:38
Replies: 283
Views: 108,663
Posted By glekichi

Hmm. Guess Alliance, Air North, Network, maybe...

Hmm. Guess Alliance, Air North, Network, maybe even Jetstar, have a lot to answer for then.
8th Mar 2019, 18:25
Replies: 101
Views: 99,745
Posted By glekichi

Essentially the above information is no longer...

Essentially the above information is no longer correct.
Things have improved dramatically.

Probably not a lot of comments on here in recent years because there were very few foreign pilots, but...
14th Jun 2018, 06:22
Replies: 172
Views: 88,632
Posted By glekichi

Good to hear!

Good to hear!
25th May 2018, 19:11
Replies: 172
Views: 88,632
Posted By glekichi

Devil Oh, so that's why the only place in Tasmania ASA...

Oh, so that's why the only place in Tasmania ASA only offer CPL/ATPL exams is Launy........ despite the existing schools in the state that offer professional courses all being in Hobart... It finally...
3rd Apr 2018, 12:51
Replies: 45
Views: 10,528
Posted By glekichi

Its not like she planned on a return to 18/36 in...

Its not like she planned on a return to 18/36 in the event of a failure only to find it wasnít there.

Plenty of single runway airports around the place, and you donít add a second runway just in...
22nd Mar 2018, 07:18
Replies: 31
Views: 12,058
Posted By glekichi

How often are pilots reacting similarly based on...

How often are pilots reacting similarly based on actual fear of danger to the aircraft vs not wanting paperwork/questions asked due to the overspeed?
I’ve always had the feeling that too often...
22nd Feb 2018, 10:37
Replies: 5
Views: 2,161
Posted By glekichi

What sort of aeroplane are you talking here? If...

What sort of aeroplane are you talking here?
If you're talking about using SID gradients on departure with all engines operating, then I assume piston twin?
If i remember correctly, generally, the...
31st Jul 2017, 06:30
Replies: 46
Views: 13,937
Posted By glekichi

Aircraft miss each other all the time. It's the...

Aircraft miss each other all the time. It's the near ones and the non-misses that are worrying.
10th Feb 2017, 13:48
Replies: 370
Views: 159,925
Posted By glekichi

Imagine a 150kt wind (constant airmass, no gusts...

Imagine a 150kt wind (constant airmass, no gusts or wind shear).
Imagine a hot air balloon sitting in that wind. A far as the pilot is concerned there is no 'wind'. It's completely calm sitting...
17th Feb 2016, 01:39
Replies: 191
Views: 172,743
Posted By glekichi

So what aircraft would you select for a low...

So what aircraft would you select for a low utilisation business model then?
Nobody can afford to park new aircraft overnight AND on weekends AND on low utilisation days.
3rd Feb 2016, 16:25
Replies: 21
Views: 11,887
Posted By glekichi

I've definitely experienced the opposite. ...

I've definitely experienced the opposite.

TAF said no but TTF said ok, but not valid for arrival time. Got airborne with the option of a return and made a call to divert or not when the next TTF...
Forum: Tech Log
16th Dec 2015, 11:35
Replies: 23
Views: 6,542
Posted By glekichi

Thread drift but I know at least one major...

Thread drift but I know at least one major operator runs straight out even in their OEI procedure. The pitt water departure requires VMC to 1000' but all the other SIDs remain on R-300.

To keep...
20th Nov 2015, 14:33
Replies: 65
Views: 22,321
Posted By glekichi

Sorry Mach E, it's half tongue in cheek but I do...

Sorry Mach E, it's half tongue in cheek but I do find it interesting that you say look where you want to go, which I honestly believe works, like you, from a mix of aeroplane and motorcycle...
18th Nov 2015, 13:38
Replies: 65
Views: 22,321
Posted By glekichi

Just an honest observation. I agree with you...

Just an honest observation.

I agree with you about not overcomplicating things; not advocating the mathematical flare at all. Just saying you've got to look, no, SEE, where the aircraft is going...
18th Nov 2015, 12:25
Replies: 65
Views: 22,321
Posted By glekichi

I've seen some that can flare 'OK' without...

I've seen some that can flare 'OK' without looking to the end of the runway, but I tell you what, they're all hopeless in a crosswind.

During the flare its all about controlling attitude - looking...
14th Aug 2015, 22:18
Replies: 47
Views: 6,532
Posted By glekichi

"To the extent practicable " Your downhill...

"To the extent practicable "

Your downhill tailwind takeoff is allowed because the steep uphill takeoff is not practical or safe. At least that's how I read it.
6th Mar 2015, 07:24
Replies: 42
Views: 7,813
Posted By glekichi

Also takes away the option of choosing to receive...

Also takes away the option of choosing to receive benefits under the MBF by electing not to claim under Workcover.
22nd Jan 2015, 12:46
Replies: 169
Views: 28,456
Posted By glekichi

Im well aware of operational issues. I'd also...

Im well aware of operational issues.
I'd also request the longer runway in the scenario you describe.
If not available the shorter is also a safe, acceptable alternative.

What you are describing...
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