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8th Jun 2019, 21:55
Replies: 676
Views: 496,651
Posted By olster

Does anyone, anywhere have any idea when the Max...

Does anyone, anywhere have any idea when the Max will return to service?
8th Jun 2019, 21:37
Replies: 40
Views: 11,467
Posted By olster

This is a potentially interesting topic. I also...

This is a potentially interesting topic. I also got my first job with late lamented Dan Air in the 70s. I flew with former wartime captains and the concept of CRM was not a twinkle in anyone’s eye. I...
22nd May 2019, 07:05
Replies: 28
Views: 15,669
Posted By olster

RIP Niki Lauda, a life full of amazing...

RIP Niki Lauda, a life full of amazing accomplishments.
16th May 2019, 16:13
Replies: 51
Views: 11,592
Posted By olster

Beagle I bow to your extra knowledge in this...

Beagle I bow to your extra knowledge in this area. Nevertheless it is very frustrating and unfair particularly for cash strapped kids leaving uni who could do with financial assistance. I am not...
16th May 2019, 07:18
Replies: 51
Views: 11,592
Posted By olster

I completely agree with you Bob. My son flew 95...

I completely agree with you Bob. My son flew 95 hours UAS. His hours count for nothing towards a civilian licence. It is truly Alice in Wonderland stuff rubber stamped by half baked bureaucracy...
5th May 2019, 13:43
Replies: 37
Views: 21,799
Posted By olster

What an absolute @rsewipe of a human. I am...

What an absolute @rsewipe of a human. I am embarrassed to share the same profession. Like others, instant dismissal, prosecution and jail.
24th Apr 2019, 15:00
Replies: 5,129
Views: 10,156,295
Posted By olster

I think the point (presumably) he is trying to...

I think the point (presumably) he is trying to make is that he would not have crashed due to superior flying skill. Basically rubbish of course.
24th Apr 2019, 07:34
Replies: 5,129
Views: 10,156,295
Posted By olster

There is a lot of drivel written here quite...

There is a lot of drivel written here quite obviously from people who have never flown a B737, have no real understanding of swept wing aerodynamics yet appear willing to pontificate on how the...
17th Apr 2019, 11:27
Replies: 10
Views: 1,964
Posted By olster

Andrewsfield, UK always seems to have a good...

Andrewsfield, UK always seems to have a good reputation.
17th Apr 2019, 11:25
Replies: 51
Views: 11,592
Posted By olster

Unfortunately you are spot on, Whopity. Makes no...

Unfortunately you are spot on, Whopity. Makes no sense but there you go.
9th Apr 2019, 16:42
Replies: 51
Views: 11,592
Posted By olster

Indeed, whopity. I have tried to raise this with...

Indeed, whopity. I have tried to raise this with Balpa and zero interest generated. When apparently a pilot shortage, known barriers to flight training due expense, the UAS system is vetoed for no...
9th Apr 2019, 12:24
Replies: 51
Views: 11,592
Posted By olster

Unfortunately and rather scandalously UAS hours...

Unfortunately and rather scandalously UAS hours count for precisely zero credit towards an EASA ppl. My son has found this out the hard way. Previously it was possible to credit some hours towards an...
Replies: 21
Views: 3,117
Posted By olster

No axe to grind ref the modern Tayside. Of course...

No axe to grind ref the modern Tayside. Of course they will have good instructors. My honest appraisal was they took me for considerable amounts of money while one of their instructors b1tched about...
Forum: Jet Blast
4th Apr 2019, 17:51
Replies: 111
Views: 20,279
Posted By olster

If you review Corbyn’s A level results there is...

If you review Corbyn’s A level results there is only one moron involved. Hint: it’s not the Paras. My father was a Para and I will reinforce the Lions led by donkeys statement. We ask these lads to...
Replies: 21
Views: 3,117
Posted By olster

Cheers Jez, no problem. In fairness, I am sure...

Cheers Jez, no problem. In fairness, I am sure that there are undoubtedly good instructors at both organisations. My experiences at Tayside were sub optimum and after the last event I described they...
Replies: 21
Views: 3,117
Posted By olster

I can assure you that my experience with Tayside...

I can assure you that my experience with Tayside are true. I have worked for airlines for 40 years and continue to do so for a well known airline as a B737 TRE. I am also involved with airline...
Replies: 21
Views: 3,117
Posted By olster

Tayside Aviation: did an Sep Renewal some years...

Tayside Aviation: did an Sep Renewal some years ago with a bad tempered instructor who is still there. So bad I was compelled to complain to the md and was given a couple of hours free flying that I...
Replies: 21
Views: 3,117
Posted By olster

My son did an engineering degree @ Aberdeen...

My son did an engineering degree @ Aberdeen University coupled with the UAS. He has now embarked on the modular ATPL. I would strongly recommend a conventional degree and taking ownership of your...
2nd Apr 2019, 14:39
Replies: 65
Views: 47,816
Posted By olster

As a TRE myself I try to relax and assure...

As a TRE myself I try to relax and assure trainees that this is an educational experience and after 2 days there should be either a gain of knowledge or revision. Having been a victim of the 70s...
22nd Mar 2019, 14:48
Replies: 5,129
Views: 10,156,295
Posted By olster

That article is a complete load of rubbish. There...

That article is a complete load of rubbish. There is another article, even worse written by another American expert. The consensus is that all non American pilots are inexperienced and simply flying...
12th Mar 2019, 10:10
Replies: 5,129
Views: 10,156,295
Posted By olster

Yes Interflug, very difficult to disagree with...

Yes Interflug, very difficult to disagree with you. Quite amazing, not in a good way. I have been flying the 737 off and on since the late 70s then the -200 through to latterly, the NG. I have...
2nd Feb 2019, 11:59
Replies: 922
Views: 892,171
Posted By olster

How did two Brits end up running training and...

How did two Brits end up running training and standards @ Virgin Australia?!
Forum: Middle East
2nd Jan 2019, 20:23
Replies: 37
Views: 14,813
Posted By olster

Gosh, fun place...looking forward to the World...

Gosh, fun place...looking forward to the World Cup...
Forum: Middle East
2nd Jan 2019, 19:07
Replies: 19
Views: 13,510
Posted By olster

Quite a lot to take in here. A turbo prop ace...

Quite a lot to take in here. A turbo prop ace pontificating on long haul lifestyles and tragic events without any real idea of the facts or people involved nor the issues beggars belief even by...
27th Dec 2018, 18:04
Replies: 48
Views: 8,987
Posted By olster

Well, that made sense...

Well, that made sense...
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