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8th May 2017, 16:06
Replies: 22
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Posted By malcolmf

It was a 3 man crew, and a trainee would be...

It was a 3 man crew, and a trainee would be experienced, just not on LH on that type of aircraft.
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5th Mar 2016, 09:15
Replies: 53
Views: 11,612
Posted By malcolmf

One frequency for air to air in the UK would be...

One frequency for air to air in the UK would be rendered pretty much useless by the amount of users. The range at 3000 feet would be far too much. It's bad enough over the remote oceanic areas!
15th Jan 2016, 17:07
Replies: 20
Views: 17,245
Posted By malcolmf

That explains my experience at LAX on Tuesday, I...

That explains my experience at LAX on Tuesday, I was specifically asked how much cash I had on me, said I didn't know about $200 and then without the officer saying anything was selected at the exit...
27th Dec 2015, 15:26
Replies: 43
Views: 7,636
Posted By malcolmf

Which is why having a stand alone iPad is also a...

Which is why having a stand alone iPad is also a good idea!
4th May 2015, 13:19
Replies: 12
Views: 2,424
Posted By malcolmf

Last time I was in Alderney the fueller was...

Last time I was in Alderney the fueller was surprised how little he had got in (I had flown from Popham with full tanks). The lowest he had, it was dry one side, 5l in the other :eek:
7th Dec 2014, 16:22
Replies: 7
Views: 3,463
Posted By malcolmf

Landed safely at Perth.

Landed safely at Perth.
7th Oct 2014, 08:48
Replies: 8
Views: 1,559
Posted By malcolmf

I would find out first if a XC done before you...

I would find out first if a XC done before you even start a course will be accepted. Surely the whole point is to demonstrate what you have learned during the training?
20th Sep 2014, 10:58
Replies: 30
Views: 4,758
Posted By malcolmf

I did wonder! Not knocking it though... Perhaps...

I did wonder! Not knocking it though...
Perhaps I should remove that post :O
19th Sep 2014, 12:54
Replies: 30
Views: 4,758
Posted By malcolmf

Personally, I get to my planned crossing altitude...

Personally, I get to my planned crossing altitude and power setting then change tanks, about 5 min before coasting out, and then don't touch anything apart from regular application of carb heat. If...
19th Sep 2014, 06:39
Replies: 30
Views: 4,758
Posted By malcolmf

dublinpilot, If I may a couple of amendments to...

dublinpilot,
If I may a couple of amendments to your excellent guide, based on my recent trip.
Flight plan processing is now 30 min as of June this year.
Taxi from Airport to Waterford is around...
16th Sep 2014, 13:06
Replies: 30
Views: 4,758
Posted By malcolmf

Hi KF Just done a similar trip, using Skydemon...

Hi KF
Just done a similar trip, using Skydemon to do the planning, GAR and flightplans. All easy.
Have a look at routing S via Strumble VOR. and across via Slany. Its useful to use IFR reporting...
21st Apr 2014, 14:13
Replies: 1,533
Views: 3,327,343
Posted By malcolmf

Also another improvement,

Also another improvement,
22nd Mar 2014, 16:49
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Views: 21,545,633
Posted By malcolmf

a bit large though, at 22m x 13m.

a bit large though, at 22m x 13m.
23rd Feb 2014, 10:01
Replies: 34
Views: 4,535
Posted By malcolmf

And it's eye wateringly expensive. we filled up...

And it's eye wateringly expensive. we filled up at Barton on the way up.
5th Aug 2013, 14:53
Replies: 25
Views: 8,107
Posted By malcolmf

Popham to Scilly, we would have had to drive to...

Popham to Scilly, we would have had to drive to Exeter, then fly, single fare was 150 each, we flew 2 of us for 300.
Forum: ATC Issues
13th Jan 2013, 15:36
Replies: 4
Views: 1,514
Posted By malcolmf

I fly my VNAV econ descent speed unless asked to...

I fly my VNAV econ descent speed unless asked to do something different by ATC. If it's 250 kts, so be it, but I usually tell them.
Forum: ATC Issues
30th Nov 2012, 13:23
Replies: 14
Views: 6,310
Posted By malcolmf

Turns waste fuel, so if slowing down early saves...

Turns waste fuel, so if slowing down early saves a turn that would help. Descending in the hold at as low a continuous rate as possible is good too.
Speaking just for 74 s then 230 is a good clean...
Forum: Cabin Crew
6th Sep 2011, 17:35
Replies: 296
Views: 243,178
Posted By malcolmf

However from the same site:

However from the same site:
Forum: Cabin Crew
5th Jun 2011, 23:02
Replies: 36
Views: 7,802
Posted By malcolmf

The definition of potable is "safe to drink"....

The definition of potable is "safe to drink". Whether it is nice to drink is a different matter.
Forum: Cabin Crew
14th May 2011, 09:01
Replies: 4,259
Views: 1,479,596
Posted By malcolmf

If BASSA are spinning that they've won and it's...

If BASSA are spinning that they've won and it's an honourable settlement that Crew should vote through, then fine. I'm sure the rest of us can live with what's been agreed. However BA are well known...
Forum: Cabin Crew
9th May 2011, 08:45
Replies: 4,259
Views: 1,479,596
Posted By malcolmf

Are they not "custom and practice" rather than an...

Are they not "custom and practice" rather than an actual rule? Anyway the CSD is the most senior by definition, yet is the only one who doesn't have a choice of working position. At briefing allocate...
Forum: Cabin Crew
8th May 2011, 14:13
Replies: 4,259
Views: 1,479,596
Posted By malcolmf

My thought was that the CSD would rotate on...

My thought was that the CSD would rotate on different flights between the cabins, if they were in First for that flight then the First purser would move to Club and be responsible for the Cabin...
Forum: Cabin Crew
8th May 2011, 09:08
Replies: 4,259
Views: 1,479,596
Posted By malcolmf

Hula Do you think it would be a good idea for...

Hula
Do you think it would be a good idea for the CSD position to rotate between the cabins, so that all crew had the "opportunity" to be "helped"?
The Club/First purser could then run IFE and...
4th May 2011, 11:16
Replies: 30
Views: 5,894
Posted By malcolmf

Also a bus stop on the main road (200m from the...

Also a bus stop on the main road (200m from the tower) for buses to Sandown, Bembridge one way and Newport the other. Every hour at around :45 both directions.
14th Apr 2011, 09:56
Replies: 431
Views: 246,737
Posted By malcolmf

I've tried to make sure no one else has said...

I've tried to make sure no one else has said this, so forgive me!
On the assumption that the ATC tape is in real time, what might have happened is this:
If the RHS was taxying the aircraft, then...
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