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5th Sep 2005, 02:39
Replies: 152
Views: 24,122
Posted By El Desperado

I am currently flying an Airbus out of my base...

I am currently flying an Airbus out of my base that has the RDMI inop. It has been thus since we got the thing, and is likely to remain 'thus' for the forseeable future. When I say 'the', I mean 'the...
27th Aug 2005, 05:17
Replies: 152
Views: 24,122
Posted By El Desperado

Well.... is it modern training that may be...

Well.... is it modern training that may be eroding traditional flying skills or modern aircraft that erode those skills, requiring the pilots to throw away traditional techniques.

Throw in modern...
26th Aug 2005, 03:29
Replies: 152
Views: 24,122
Posted By El Desperado

This really should be two threads: 1 - Discussion...

This really should be two threads: 1 - Discussion of handflying and skills associated with all aircraft except the Airbus. 2 - Airbus !!

I have just converted onto the 32x series, with around 3000...
4th Aug 2005, 00:15
Replies: 8
Views: 1,194
Posted By El Desperado

The Bus has two ways the pilot can manually...

The Bus has two ways the pilot can manually control lateral and vertical modes.

1 - Heading / Vertical Speed

This is the default mode. When you pull the heading knob you can steer the aircraft...
22nd Jun 2005, 01:07
Replies: 48
Views: 8,549
Posted By El Desperado

Hmmm... bear in mind that when you (as an...

Hmmm... bear in mind that when you (as an airline) buy an Airbus, for example, they throw in 5 or 6 sim courses with it. This means that the training costs are associated with line (and therefore...
22nd Jun 2005, 00:48
Replies: 23
Views: 2,460
Posted By El Desperado

Absolutely not. It really is sound advice from...

Absolutely not. It really is sound advice from Mark Davies to be assessed by one of the organisations he lists. At the end of the day, you don't have to take their advice but the assessment process...
25th Apr 2005, 01:30
Replies: 33
Views: 15,199
Posted By El Desperado

I do not think our Canadian colleagues have...

I do not think our Canadian colleagues have anything to worry about when they come over to the UK; as usual, they will be treated with the respect they deserve and, as usual, they will undoubtedly...
26th Jul 2004, 23:24
Replies: 22
Views: 4,372
Posted By El Desperado

Well, as happens on a cyclic basis in this...

Well, as happens on a cyclic basis in this industry, 120 type-rated, high-houred pilots are about to come onto the market. F/Os will typically have around 3000 to 8000 hours, captains 5000 to 15000+...
26th Jul 2004, 23:06
Replies: 152
Views: 45,786
Posted By El Desperado

I suspect the Boeing fleet will be gone a long...

I suspect the Boeing fleet will be gone a long time before the proposed cut-off date. Who, in their right mind, is going to hang around now and wait for a possible lifeline from a company that has...
26th Jul 2004, 02:49
Replies: 69
Views: 9,215
Posted By El Desperado

Satis said: I've been flying aircraft...

Satis said:



I've been flying aircraft out of Glasgow airport for five years plus. I highlighted a very obvious security flaw to the BAA security people and after being shouted at by the staff...
13th Jul 2004, 02:50
Replies: 12
Views: 4,517
Posted By El Desperado

My suggestions: Lose the arrogant bit (319...

My suggestions:

Lose the arrogant bit (319 sim... geez) , get off the soapbox and get that ATPL. I don't see anything in this scheme, for example, that precludes you from applying.

To use your...
Forum: Questions
16th Jun 2004, 15:05
Replies: 3
Views: 639
Posted By El Desperado

Thanks for the links. Much appreciated.

Thanks for the links. Much appreciated.
Replies: 10
Views: 3,099
Posted By El Desperado

Buy an American car under 10 years old with an...

Buy an American car under 10 years old with an appropriate mileage. A Chevvy with 90,000 on it will last you forever and should, sadly, anything go wrong with it, American cars can be fixed for the...
Replies: 31
Views: 7,370
Posted By El Desperado

Bleh - first lesson in commercial aviation....

Bleh - first lesson in commercial aviation. Goalposts move when the people who move posts consider they need to be moved.

"Only CPL/IR holders who have in excess of 1500 hours turbine time need...
Forum: Questions
16th Jun 2004, 01:35
Replies: 3
Views: 639
Posted By El Desperado

Looking for info on a crash at Lubjana during the 60s.

Does anyone have info or links for an airline crash that occurred in Lubjana during 1966 or 1968. I don't have any more details other than one of those two years and the rough geographic location.
...
Forum: Cabin Crew
16th Jun 2004, 01:27
Replies: 24
Views: 3,880
Posted By El Desperado

Thumbs down I think you'll find our lovely and very...

I think you'll find our lovely and very professional crew are working too damned hard to do anything with a mattress other than sleep on it. And I know that doesn't apply just to MYT.

When will...
Replies: 9
Views: 631
Posted By El Desperado

Don't mess around trying to grease an aircraft on...

Don't mess around trying to grease an aircraft on to the ground when conditions are against you. By all means go for it on a nice clear day with a bit of headwind - it's good for morale and stops...
31st Jan 2004, 01:52
Replies: 74
Views: 5,843
Posted By El Desperado

There are a lot of airlines offering very good...

There are a lot of airlines offering very good prices at the moment. Even BA's domestic and European flights have become (imho) exceptional value for money if booked a couple of weeks in advance. My...
13th Sep 2003, 09:51
Replies: 7
Views: 1,915
Posted By El Desperado

If you're a brave man, 17p a share has got to be...

If you're a brave man, 17p a share has got to be good value; they have been double that in the last few months. Any bit of good news will send that price up, but you'll have to have balls of steel...
5th Sep 2003, 11:55
Replies: 375
Views: 70,415
Posted By El Desperado

That £25k would buy you an instructor's rating, a...

That £25k would buy you an instructor's rating, a lot of twin time, a lot of sim time and the rent on a nice apartment in Spain for a long time.

So the big boys want you to buy their type...
5th Sep 2003, 10:44
Replies: 223
Views: 17,712
Posted By El Desperado

Hmmm... "Sorry officer - the reason I...

Hmmm...

"Sorry officer - the reason I crashed my car into this house on this wet rainy night is due soley to the fact that I measured the tread on my tyres with the wrong guage. I thought I had...
5th Sep 2003, 09:48
Replies: 58
Views: 9,081
Posted By El Desperado

It's just the godawful futility and em******ment...

It's just the godawful futility and em******ment factor that gets people's backs up.

Passengers have their tweezers confiscated and are sold large, glass bottles of duty free on the aircraft.
...
22nd Jun 2003, 08:43
Replies: 7
Views: 1,224
Posted By El Desperado

Call me cynical, but I can't really see the suits...

Call me cynical, but I can't really see the suits at the EC saying, "We're really sorry lads, and here's half a billion quid to prove it."

Any action could take years to conclude and is unlikely...
Replies: 21
Views: 2,171
Posted By El Desperado

A case example... WWW and El D start...

A case example...

WWW and El D start training at roughly the same time some long years ago. They both had a PPL, similar education levels (although WWW has a degree and El D does not. but El D has...
Forum: Tech Log
25th May 2003, 09:45
Replies: 4
Views: 3,456
Posted By El Desperado

I haven't flown this for some time now, so some...

I haven't flown this for some time now, so some of this may well be out of date. Not strictly a tech question, either, so this might well end up being moved somewhere else !

Anyway....

The ATP...
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