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28th Jul 2021, 07:29
Replies: 144
Views: 55,225
Posted By Busbuoy

Thanks Cort Dep, Nice to see misinformation get...

Thanks Cort Dep,
Nice to see misinformation get promptly straightened out.
24th Jul 2021, 07:17
Replies: 197
Views: 113,365
Posted By Busbuoy

Weren't there chartered Learjets as well....

Weren't there chartered Learjets as well....
15th Jun 2021, 06:09
Replies: 6
Views: 5,858
Posted By Busbuoy

Eric Blair would be smiling in his grave.

Eric Blair would be smiling in his grave.
13th Jun 2021, 08:13
Replies: 353
Views: 185,669
Posted By Busbuoy

No waving of anything here, just observation. ...

No waving of anything here, just observation.
If KA's package was better overall then presumably their cost/unit work was higher. Closing down KA was administratively easy and saved money in the...
13th Jun 2021, 04:34
Replies: 353
Views: 185,669
Posted By Busbuoy

"KA B scale had a better contract, a better leave...

"KA B scale had a better contract, a better leave system that actually worked, more money and 25 years house purchase scheme."

You do realise that's why KA was shut down in favour of the...
19th May 2021, 02:04
Replies: 112
Views: 52,376
Posted By Busbuoy

We've never been up to the task. Even when our...

We've never been up to the task. Even when our immediate survival has depended on us spotting approaching aircraft intent on hitting us with something, if not themselves then some piece of hardware...
19th May 2021, 01:50
Replies: 197
Views: 113,365
Posted By Busbuoy

Yes it will, just not in HKG.

Yes it will, just not in HKG.
9th Aug 2020, 10:35
Replies: 16
Views: 8,340
Posted By Busbuoy

QuantiTAtive innit?

QuantiTAtive innit?
13th Feb 2020, 19:56
Replies: 32
Views: 25,794
Posted By Busbuoy

Sorry mate, that's bollocks. You are grossly...

Sorry mate, that's bollocks. You are grossly misrepresenting the situation. Again...I'm struggling to understand your motivation!
12th Feb 2020, 23:22
Replies: 40
Views: 19,690
Posted By Busbuoy

Like your thinking Capn P. If you could have...

Like your thinking Capn P.
If you could have separate pre-fuellable/loadable pods for consumables and payload it could make turnarounds quick. And an inflight jettison switch for the pax pod (with...
11th Feb 2020, 00:44
Replies: 32
Views: 25,794
Posted By Busbuoy

Other than the last post I'm struggling to...

Other than the last post I'm struggling to understand the thrust of this thread.
You all have never trusted anything the company has publicly stated before, why are you buying into their spruke now?...
6th Feb 2020, 23:57
Replies: 56
Views: 44,027
Posted By Busbuoy

Sorry Aus2, I have to agree with Dilbert68. 13th...

Sorry Aus2, I have to agree with Dilbert68. 13th month was incorporated into salary scales for BASED pilots only. Every time someone tries to slip into the conversation the notion that ALL pilots...
27th Jan 2020, 06:56
Replies: 46
Views: 37,294
Posted By Busbuoy

Flare Law

330 and 350 FCOMs present the same picture of Flare Law using different wording save the 350 not mentioning the slight pitch down elevator order at 50ft.
The 330 generates Reactive Windshear...
13th Jan 2020, 05:33
Replies: 21
Views: 17,454
Posted By Busbuoy

We are only a "statistically safe" industry...

We are only a "statistically safe" industry because the vast majority of us do not behave, or are not forced into behaving, like this.
We will never be a truly safe industry until we ALL stop...
7th Nov 2019, 00:29
Replies: 86
Views: 63,650
Posted By Busbuoy

At my airline a functional check of all cockpit...

At my airline a functional check of all cockpit masks is required on the first flight of the crew day (i.e. not repeated at each turnaround). While the check is conducted "in container" i.e. the mask...
12th Oct 2019, 05:02
Replies: 56
Views: 17,331
Posted By Busbuoy

At the risk of this becoming a thread-distracting...

At the risk of this becoming a thread-distracting pi55ing match, more research has confirmed that "exhaust" contrails are the predominant (I would like to say "only" but I honestly haven't read every...
12th Oct 2019, 03:21
Replies: 56
Views: 17,331
Posted By Busbuoy

Grebe: The type of condensation you describe is...

Grebe:
The type of condensation you describe is not generally called a contrail in my experience. When it formed in the reduced pressure areas around the lifting surfaces of a manouevring fighter...
11th Oct 2019, 21:34
Replies: 56
Views: 17,331
Posted By Busbuoy

Using hydrogen instead of hydrocarbons would...

Using hydrogen instead of hydrocarbons would certainly eliminate the CO2 production but burning the fuel mostly used today, JET A-1, already produces about 1.4 tonnes of water vapour per tonne of...
4th Apr 2019, 01:07
Replies: 22
Views: 15,057
Posted By Busbuoy

Paul I agree with your assertion about the...

Paul I agree with your assertion about the original data that at 0900 on whatever day it was London was worse than HKG. However, that time coincided with a peak in London and a trough in Hongkong. ...
2nd Apr 2019, 23:20
Replies: 22
Views: 15,057
Posted By Busbuoy

Nicely selected data point. Lambeth's peak vs...

Nicely selected data point. Lambeth's peak vs Central's low.
20th Mar 2019, 09:30
Replies: 18
Views: 6,046
Posted By Busbuoy

I'm led to believe a number of motions also...

I'm led to believe a number of motions also didn't pass because many of the votes were invalid; a result of the mechanics and timing of the voting process being deliberately made difficult. ...
18th Mar 2019, 13:14
Replies: 5,120
Views: 10,638,696
Posted By Busbuoy

I think that that statement means that the...

I think that that statement means that the threshold value of AOA above which MCAS becomes active varies and that that AOA value is dependent upon altitude and airspeed.
10th Dec 2018, 08:44
Replies: 35
Views: 15,801
Posted By Busbuoy

Can we please stop referring to salary increments...

Can we please stop referring to salary increments in the same discussion as pay adjustments.
Salary increments were a concession to the company in the early days to allow for lower wage bills during...
10th Dec 2018, 01:00
Replies: 106
Views: 55,467
Posted By Busbuoy

A few clarifications

The following applies to Basings Mk2 circa late 1994.
Initially 13th month was paid to based crew. The pay scales were established using the conversion rate of the day and paid in base currency...
14th Oct 2018, 01:39
Replies: 108
Views: 40,170
Posted By Busbuoy

I think it's very nice of MC to make sure...

I think it's very nice of MC to make sure everyone understands management's position:
"You come to CX, be warned we have rigged the system so that the first 5+ years of your career will be of little...
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