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20th Nov 2019, 17:19
Replies: 57
Views: 32,118
Posted By fokker1000

Why don't we do formation take offs/landings too?...

Why don't we do formation take offs/landings too? double runway capacity with immediate effect! Narrow bodies only for now though I'd guess.
2nd Sep 2019, 18:56
Replies: 43
Views: 41,334
Posted By fokker1000

Try KEF for size, not as strong winds, but 50kts...

Try KEF for size, not as strong winds, but 50kts in snow isn't that usual, and we keep operating.... just ;-o
28th Mar 2019, 10:58
Replies: 32
Views: 49,935
Posted By fokker1000

Best of luck to all the Wow air staff. FK10

Best of luck to all the Wow air staff.

FK10
2nd Oct 2018, 00:10
Replies: 50
Views: 25,358
Posted By fokker1000

Very sad to hear this news... I wish all the...

Very sad to hear this news...
I wish all the crew, and ops staff a speedy route to a another job with a good long term future.
It was a year ago to the day that we had to get off a jet at LGW...
25th Sep 2018, 19:17
Replies: 22
Views: 5,601
Posted By fokker1000

Maybe they can give it CAT C+ status!!!!!! Thin I...

Maybe they can give it CAT C+ status!!!!!! Thin I might take the Land Rover or a Yak to get there personally.. However, it does look beautifully built.
29th Nov 2017, 17:01
Replies: 17
Views: 14,821
Posted By fokker1000

I have absolutely no doubt that the money people...

I have absolutely no doubt that the money people behind it will not be left short...
'Screw the employees' is what they'll say behind closed doors.
They always do.... But I stand to be corrected.
4th Oct 2017, 11:44
Replies: 4
Views: 2,852
Posted By fokker1000

Many thanks..

Many thanks..
3rd Oct 2017, 19:33
Replies: 4
Views: 2,852
Posted By fokker1000

Aer Lingus bases.

Hi there,

Are Are Lingus flight deck soley based out of DUB?

Many thanks.
Replies: 235
Views: 124,547
Posted By fokker1000

J M, you're quite right. The younger pilots I...

J M, you're quite right. The younger pilots I regularly fly with say these FTLs are crippling! and can't be sustained for decade after decade without a change of career.
Think it might be better to...
30th Jun 2017, 16:40
Replies: 235
Views: 124,547
Posted By fokker1000

When did you last see a management pilot turn up...

When did you last see a management pilot turn up for a Friday night IBZ?
In fact I see the occasional FO or Capt get into the office/auditing side of things pretty damned quick, and what a surprise,...
9th Jan 2017, 17:12
Replies: 126
Views: 65,304
Posted By fokker1000

All credit to the Boeing designers! That amount...

All credit to the Boeing designers! That amount of damage and flies well! Top job!
7th Jan 2017, 19:01
Replies: 107
Views: 36,179
Posted By fokker1000

And no, not LVOs at, or forecast at our ETA at...

And no, not LVOs at, or forecast at our ETA at destination or alternates.
7th Jan 2017, 18:37
Replies: 107
Views: 36,179
Posted By fokker1000

i was in BCN less than 3 weeks ago… ...

i was in BCN less than 3 weeks ago…

Destination LGW. After the standard level of handling/ATC help etc., I was told that my CTOT, EOBT, TOBT etc was all dumped because of another ++BT was...
3rd Jan 2017, 08:28
Replies: 126
Views: 65,304
Posted By fokker1000

The ground was well frozen. That makes it pretty...

The ground was well frozen. That makes it pretty much as hard as tarmac i'd suggest.
A chat with the ground could quickly confirm if the wheels were sinking in or not….

Now, what that Antonov did...
8th Oct 2016, 21:06
Replies: 38
Views: 24,989
Posted By fokker1000

I agree. Pathetic. What Airport, what taxiway,...

I agree. Pathetic.
What Airport, what taxiway, what RWY and what weather conditions.. And no, I'm not a lawyer or an ambulance chaser..
8th Oct 2016, 20:41
Replies: 82
Views: 30,656
Posted By fokker1000

I'm sorry not to have had time to sift through...

I'm sorry not to have had time to sift through all the above…

When I operate a typically problematic flight [ie: late night IBZ amongst others], I have the airport police at the gate with the...
26th Sep 2016, 21:30
Replies: 4,339
Views: 2,582,045
Posted By fokker1000

I'm sure a decent morally minded accountant...

I'm sure a decent morally minded accountant couldn't sleep at night or send their children to private school, knowing they might possibly screw thousands of people over.

I would say good night,...
26th Sep 2016, 19:25
Replies: 4,339
Views: 2,582,045
Posted By fokker1000

rjay259 You want to tell me where you heard...

rjay259

You want to tell me where you heard this 'rumour'? I'm guessing not, but PM me.

Busy flying the line so can't promise I'll reply immediately. MON still appear to be in business.
22nd Sep 2016, 20:23
Replies: 80
Views: 37,267
Posted By fokker1000

It's really rather ironic how many airline pilots...

It's really rather ironic how many airline pilots would rather spend there time off, on a sail boat.

No, not a 40M yacht with a crew on board [they own the flipping airlines], but a slow, wind...
22nd Sep 2016, 16:40
Replies: 80
Views: 37,267
Posted By fokker1000

If these crews are so damned fatigued, i.e., have...

If these crews are so damned fatigued, i.e., have cumulative lack of rest over months or years. I for one support them in their endeavours.

Passengers want cheap seats, and I get that, but how far...
13th Sep 2016, 23:51
Replies: 80
Views: 37,267
Posted By fokker1000

Hey there Purley boy, you clearly just wanted a...

Hey there Purley boy, you clearly just wanted a reaction.
Not much point in trying to get a pay hike if you're dead because of a fatal error due to being knackered, or getting a fatigue related...
13th Sep 2016, 00:14
Replies: 80
Views: 37,267
Posted By fokker1000

RHS, I think you are absolutely spot on.. I...

RHS, I think you are absolutely spot on..

I would bet my bottom dollar/euro that the damned committee that formulated these new FTLs didn't ever damned well work them themselves to see how...
5th Sep 2016, 20:15
Replies: 100
Views: 107,505
Posted By fokker1000

Oh Gawd! Sorry OK465. I have now spent more...

Oh Gawd!

Sorry OK465. I have now spent more hours in the air than my old South East London Comprehensive School thirty+ years ago.
5th Sep 2016, 17:54
Replies: 100
Views: 107,505
Posted By fokker1000

A bit late on the round out (flair) Hoskins… ...

A bit late on the round out (flair) Hoskins…

Any pilot reading this post who says they haven't ever planted it are lying or haven't been flying long enough… IMHO.. Nobody is infallible.

Altho,...
10th May 2016, 21:38
Replies: 23
Views: 7,175
Posted By fokker1000

hoss183. If you weren't happy, then why not get...

hoss183.
If you weren't happy, then why not get off?
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