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4th May 2022, 19:21
Replies: 51
Views: 3,756
Posted By MungoP

Today's Telegraph has a piece on the Sherwood E...

Today's Telegraph has a piece on the Sherwood E Kub having flown for a thirty-minute flight over Norfolk.. .. smart looking aircraft, except for the upside-down depiction of the Union Jack.:</
18th May 2020, 01:00
Replies: 24
Views: 5,521
Posted By MungoP

I was in the same position as you a couple of...

I was in the same position as you a couple of years ago. My long term AME had retired, been looking after me for 35 years. I had been flying more recently on N reg a/c (FAA).. Needing to find another...
1st May 2020, 18:52
Replies: 2,099
Views: 1,794,713
Posted By MungoP

DaveReidUK So what are the other 17+ priorities...

DaveReidUK
So what are the other 17+ priorities that come before employees ?

They'll be down there somewhere below the CEO's cat.
1st May 2020, 15:49
Replies: 2,099
Views: 1,794,713
Posted By MungoP

Employees often fail to grasp that the CEO has a...

Employees often fail to grasp that the CEO has a list of priorities; The first is that 'The company must still be in business when the sun rises tomorrow.'.
The second is the stock-price
Third; The...
6th May 2019, 09:58
Replies: 482
Views: 991,194
Posted By MungoP

ANVALDRA If there were no such things as...

ANVALDRA If there were no such things as stereotypes the word would never have been invented. Russia has had a reputation for decades of stealing technology from more advanced nations including many...
6th May 2019, 07:21
Replies: 482
Views: 991,194
Posted By MungoP

//ru.flightaware.com/live/flight/AFL1492/history/2...

//ru.flightaware.com/live/flight/AFL1492/history/20190505/1500Z/UUEE/ULMM (https://ru.flightaware.com/live/flight/AFL1492/history/20190505/1500Z/UUEE/ULMM) Indicates that a/c attained 3000 ft before...
6th May 2019, 05:43
Replies: 482
Views: 991,194
Posted By MungoP

While nothing can be ruled out at this stage I...

While nothing can be ruled out at this stage I would say that if handling difficulties were the cause of the terrible landing attempt then they must have occurred very late in the approach. A pilot...
24th Mar 2019, 14:16
Replies: 5,120
Views: 11,130,063
Posted By MungoP

Way back at the beginning of this thread I asked...

Way back at the beginning of this thread I asked the following question of someone QUALIFIED to give me a definitive answer, maybe it was too early to be asking the question so now I'll post it again...
10th Mar 2019, 12:55
Replies: 5,120
Views: 11,130,063
Posted By MungoP

MRyan GANZIC.. Thank you for that. Much...

MRyan GANZIC..
Thank you for that. Much appreciated.
10th Mar 2019, 10:11
Replies: 5,120
Views: 11,130,063
Posted By MungoP

We have no ideas beyond some possibly educated...

We have no ideas beyond some possibly educated guess-work as to what happened here but I do have a question that can be answered by someone with the relevant experience. As a 10,000 + hr career pilot...
8th Feb 2018, 07:43
Replies: 92
Views: 53,034
Posted By MungoP

Crew responsibility to adhere to the App. Plate...

Crew responsibility to adhere to the App. Plate for sure but a pointless clearance from ATC involving what could be a lethal descent alt. could fix a number in the head of the crew already busy and...
21st Nov 2017, 20:28
Replies: 14
Views: 4,628
Posted By MungoP

Quite possible but that doesn't add up to an...

Quite possible but that doesn't add up to an aviation background.. He's no doubt an excellent ex NHS doctor with an interest in aviation. My understanding from two colleagues is that he's relatively...
21st Nov 2017, 06:32
Replies: 14
Views: 4,628
Posted By MungoP

Ian Ramsey at Gloucester so very easy from the...

Ian Ramsey at Gloucester so very easy from the M5. Only downside is he has no aviation background so everything by the book.
25th Oct 2017, 18:00
Replies: 127
Views: 26,439
Posted By MungoP

Underrated and Moderated Be careful what...

Underrated and Moderated


Be careful what you wish for.. I used to think the same until it happened, however a few years over there taught me that life is a lot tougher.. Bosses wield a big stick...
15th Oct 2017, 05:34
Replies: 22
Views: 19,848
Posted By MungoP

BUD LEON Be that as it may.. During my...

BUD LEON


Be that as it may.. During my time operating in DRC I witnessed many questionable operations by outfits from ex USSR countries. Old poorely maintained a/c. Smelling alcohol on the...
7th Aug 2017, 08:24
Replies: 63
Views: 67,186
Posted By MungoP

Why should he be banned from acting as a...

Why should he be banned from acting as a commercial pilot ?
Pour l'encouragement des autres.

He was a stock trader before.. he can find work elsewhere. He betrayed a trust.
6th Aug 2017, 04:57
Replies: 63
Views: 67,186
Posted By MungoP

In my 25+ yrs as a professional pilot I was never...

In my 25+ yrs as a professional pilot I was never once subjected to a random drug or alcohol test. After the initial pre-employment tests the issue simply disappeared.
5th Aug 2017, 15:10
Replies: 63
Views: 67,186
Posted By MungoP

Stress is no excuse..We've all suffered from it. ...

Stress is no excuse..We've all suffered from it. If you can't deal with it get out of it.. there are other ways of making a living.
Forum: North America
18th May 2017, 06:12
Replies: 66
Views: 16,863
Posted By MungoP

This degree debate is a bit off thread but for my...

This degree debate is a bit off thread but for my part I've always considered that the requirement to have a degree is simply a way for the US majors to filter applicants. In the US the degree...
Forum: North America
13th May 2017, 19:58
Replies: 696
Views: 333,141
Posted By MungoP

Personally I've never considered the fact that...

Personally I've never considered the fact that the FO having low hrs was a major safety concern.. everyone has to learn their skills and gather experience. My concern was the quality of their...
Forum: North America
11th May 2017, 07:17
Replies: 66
Views: 16,863
Posted By MungoP

BOOFHEAD You do seem to be avoiding the...

BOOFHEAD


You do seem to be avoiding the fact that your location inevitably has an impact resulting in a relatively small pool of pilots willing to apply. Having worked occasionally in Alaska it...
8th May 2017, 06:07
Replies: 6
Views: 1,923
Posted By MungoP

as for malaria.. two facts ... 1) Only the...

as for malaria.. two facts ...
1) Only the female mosquito carries the disease, as it's not easy to spot the difference between the M or F you may want to rely more on,
2) Mosquitoes will appear...
1st Apr 2017, 07:55
Replies: 6
Views: 2,200
Posted By MungoP

Hello Caroline.. Welcome to the toughest period...

Hello Caroline.. Welcome to the toughest period of your career.. All you can do is keep doing what you're doing now.. Bang on every door, talk to as many people as you can, don't become...
Forum: North America
28th Feb 2017, 05:38
Replies: 22
Views: 8,945
Posted By MungoP

Depends what you want by way of weather. I lived...

Depends what you want by way of weather. I lived in Oregon for a couple of years and found the weather not too dissimilar to southern England except longer warmer summers.. no real severity to the...
21st Feb 2017, 19:43
Replies: 1,345
Views: 557,329
Posted By MungoP

Lead Balloon :D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D

Lead Balloon
:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D
21st Feb 2017, 17:45
Replies: 1,345
Views: 557,329
Posted By MungoP

JEM60 I believe that event was prompted by a...

JEM60
I believe that event was prompted by a rollback due to an oversight in not applying the throttle friction locks. Believing that he'd suffered an engine failure the pilot misidentified the...
21st Feb 2017, 12:15
Replies: 43
Views: 28,704
Posted By MungoP

The answer to that is... We don't know.

The answer to that is... We don't know.
21st Feb 2017, 07:47
Replies: 43
Views: 28,704
Posted By MungoP

Hardly compares with the immediate and rapid...

Hardly compares with the immediate and rapid climb described above.. it would suggest a lack of visual awareness of the terrain. Altogether different.
21st Feb 2017, 07:06
Replies: 43
Views: 28,704
Posted By MungoP

Let's not become too blase' about a GPWS event....

Let's not become too blase' about a GPWS event. We don't fly around thinking that the GPWS will save us. This sounds like an accident. It didn't become one only because a last ditch 'Get Out of Jail...
20th Feb 2017, 10:11
Replies: 58
Views: 15,525
Posted By MungoP

Whilst I agree that the European ATP has a claim...

Whilst I agree that the European ATP has a claim to an equivalency with some degree levels the US ATP most definitely does not. When converting to an FAA ATP back in 1999 I completed my ground exams...
18th Feb 2017, 08:08
Replies: 93
Views: 91,880
Posted By MungoP

Any sort of upset able to disconnect the...

Any sort of upset able to disconnect the autopilot when close to coffin corner has to be a very scary event.. things can go south very quickly especially with a pronounced swept wing.
31st Dec 2016, 16:31
Replies: 60
Views: 49,846
Posted By MungoP

We don't know what happened and the job of the...

We don't know what happened and the job of the NTSB starts now with the task of showing what didn't happen which is what a lot of people don't understand when criticizing the length of time it takes...
28th Dec 2016, 05:48
Replies: 4
Views: 3,073
Posted By MungoP

And still they can't spell..

And still they can't spell..
15th Dec 2016, 16:26
Replies: 19
Views: 7,422
Posted By MungoP

PipeRush ... The response from Havick was (we...

PipeRush ...
The response from Havick was (we all hope) pure facetiousness ! Whatever you do have nothing to do with any operation involving Robert Weaver..
This is too serious to joke about......
4th Dec 2016, 08:09
Replies: 1,096
Views: 1,202,980
Posted By MungoP

TD Tracer I'm not in any way defending these...

TD Tracer

I'm not in any way defending these irrational actions merely pointing out that they are known to be a factor in some accidents and incidents. We're dealing with fallible human beings....
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