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16th Jan 2019, 22:19
Replies: 4
Views: 774
Posted By thorn bird

Wait a few more months. There is a good...

Wait a few more months.

There is a good chance Indonesian Cruise lines soon
will be offering tickets to Australia, all expenses paid after arrival.
3rd Jan 2019, 00:16
Replies: 71
Views: 7,402
Posted By thorn bird

I am currently preparing a one thousand page...

I am currently preparing a one thousand page operations Manual, a safety management Manual, a quality assurance Manual,
a check & training Manual, Maintenance Manual, ongoing maintenance assurance...
2nd Jan 2019, 23:58
Replies: 123
Views: 7,373
Posted By thorn bird

Jeez, I use a SAT phone a lot, does that mean I...

Jeez,
I use a SAT phone a lot, does that mean I have to get FCC approval to receive transmitted signals from space?
31st Dec 2018, 00:15
Replies: 123
Views: 7,373
Posted By thorn bird

"How does cash get around the rules? Are you...

"How does cash get around the rules? Are you saying they bribe CA$A people?"
Oh dear,
sorry AC, CAsA have no need for anything that crass. Simple "Donation" to the requisite
politicians...
28th Dec 2018, 09:34
Replies: 200
Views: 24,916
Posted By thorn bird

"Do Aussies like to make everything aviation...

"Do Aussies like to make everything aviation sound hard?"

Ever heard of CAsA??
25th Dec 2018, 09:14
Replies: 71
Views: 7,402
Posted By thorn bird

So basically your opinion is all GA should be...

So basically your opinion is all GA should be shut down Mach?

Would you apply the same reasoning when we inevitably are faced with
a large smoking hole with a boeing tail pocking out of it? Shut...
24th Dec 2018, 09:48
Replies: 71
Views: 7,402
Posted By thorn bird

"If there is a standards issue with Angel Flight...

"If there is a standards issue with Angel Flight Pilots, then there is a standards issue across all pilots, in which case CASA needs to look in the mirror, not point fingers."

Exactly Akro,
In...
18th Dec 2018, 01:06
Replies: 20
Views: 2,472
Posted By thorn bird

Leadie, regardless of the "rools", maintenance...

Leadie, regardless of the "rools", maintenance must still be conducted according to the Manufacturers maintenance Manuals plus all
CAsA's inane add on's. The difference with part 145 will be all the...
17th Nov 2018, 06:11
Replies: 65
Views: 19,387
Posted By thorn bird

Is Australia more safe or less safe than the USA?...

Is Australia more safe or less safe than the USA?

Is NZ more safe or less safe than Australia?

NZ completely reformed their regs in a couple of years and around five millions dollars.(based on...
28th Sep 2018, 04:14
Replies: 24
Views: 2,412
Posted By thorn bird

"I recall doing my restricted PPL at around 33...

"I recall doing my restricted PPL at around 33 hours which I recall was about average at that time. I just wonder what has changed when we see some students not progressing in much the same timeline....
7th Sep 2018, 11:11
Replies: 23
Views: 1,551
Posted By thorn bird

Reading all this stuff, the reg's, the CAAPS the...

Reading all this stuff, the reg's, the CAAPS the MOS etc, and all the other aggravation that goes with it and one can
only come to one conclusion, there are far easier and fun things to do than deal...
28th Aug 2018, 06:10
Replies: 38
Views: 3,129
Posted By thorn bird

I can't help thinking that there is not a shred...

I can't help thinking that there is not a shred of evidence that the tens of thousands of pages
of Australian regulations have had the slightest impact on improved safety.
There is however ample...
27th Aug 2018, 04:19
Replies: 39
Views: 4,115
Posted By thorn bird

"You're a (very new) private pilot, VFR and on...

"You're a (very new) private pilot, VFR and on your way North out of Brisbane, some Wx closes off your planned route, and now your only choice for a safe landing is to land at Gympie and wait out the...
26th Aug 2018, 06:13
Replies: 39
Views: 4,115
Posted By thorn bird

Ah bugger it Lead, let the bastards have it and...

Ah bugger it Lead, let the bastards have it and make their new suburb or DFO
which ever lines their pockets with the most.
Lets face it, aviation is finished in Australia, we saw the best, that's...
24th Aug 2018, 10:53
Replies: 39
Views: 4,115
Posted By thorn bird

Hmm, council paid a "Private" consultant for a...

Hmm, council paid a "Private" consultant for a "master" plan....
Who was that consultant? what were they paid? what qualifications did they have?what affiliation do they have
with development...
20th Aug 2018, 07:10
Replies: 67
Views: 19,383
Posted By thorn bird

It is unconscionable behaviour by the regulator...

It is unconscionable behaviour by the regulator and all too common unfortunately.
The Qantas guy is just one of many who have had to face this and I applaud his
endeavour to stand up to them, I...
5th Aug 2018, 08:40
Replies: 8
Views: 1,461
Posted By thorn bird

I heard stories the move from BK to the city cost...

I heard stories the move from BK to the city cost around $3 million.
Very flash offices, the rents must be even more than BAL charges
for parking on the grass. The salubrious surroundings also much...
13th Jul 2018, 11:39
Replies: 28
Views: 4,150
Posted By thorn bird

Quote: "I for one don't dispute a lot of the...

Quote:
"I for one don't dispute a lot of the misgivings about ASICs but sadly they are here to stay."

When the development sharks have completely developed our airports into DFO's will you
need...
12th Jul 2018, 20:35
Replies: 59
Views: 5,259
Posted By thorn bird

I agree Jenna, none of his / her...their...

I agree Jenna, none of his / her...their business. One things for sure, he would be paid a hell of a lot less than the Tea Lady, sorry person, at CAsA.
Say what you like, but I admire Ben for his...
11th Jul 2018, 11:17
Replies: 2
Views: 1,862
Posted By thorn bird

Who cares who's on the board, what do they do...

Who cares who's on the board, what do they do anyway? except hoover up taxpayers money.
Do they ever actually have board meetings?
11th Jul 2018, 11:12
Replies: 59
Views: 5,259
Posted By thorn bird

QUOTE: "Aviation is booming world wide, and...

QUOTE:
"Aviation is booming world wide, and there are financial opportunities for Australian training establishments to benefit from training (and educating) international students to high standards...
5th Jul 2018, 22:40
Replies: 39
Views: 4,154
Posted By thorn bird

Your initiative in introducing the plastic photo...

Your initiative in introducing the plastic photo licence was a great idea Dick, at least the darned thing fitted in the wallet or pocket.
Considering the advances in technology today they make even...
2nd Jul 2018, 08:22
Replies: 2
Views: 772
Posted By thorn bird

Compare the pair TBM. "Foster and Promote"...

Compare the pair TBM.

"Foster and Promote" against "Regulate out of existence"
29th Jun 2018, 01:11
Replies: 6
Views: 1,448
Posted By thorn bird

Yes it costs me $80 a day at YSBK yet go to YSCN...

Yes it costs me $80 a day at YSBK yet go to YSCN and it's $9

Perhaps the reason is to encourage as many owners to vacate the airport as possible
thus making a case to Guv-mint for industrial...
30th May 2018, 07:15
Replies: 103
Views: 15,129
Posted By thorn bird

Just thought of another one; The second...

Just thought of another one;

The second coming.

Glowing cloud over the tarmac.

Skinny bearded figure in flowing white gown surrounded by angels
descending from the glowing cloud.

Bunch...
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