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25th Nov 2022, 21:07
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Posted By The Flying Stool

Not much cargo on an F406. It's load could be put...

Not much cargo on an F406. It's load could be put in the back of a transit van.
17th Nov 2022, 09:58
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Views: 373,506
Posted By The Flying Stool

As an example, Jet2 will always try and divert to...

As an example, Jet2 will always try and divert to a company base where possible, if that isn't possible, divert to an operating destination. TUI do the same. The best we can hope for for diversions...
8th Nov 2022, 15:44
Replies: 767
Views: 417,756
Posted By The Flying Stool

The 733s are perfect to operate on low density...

The 733s are perfect to operate on low density routes from Leeds. Similar fuel burn to the 738s. Some of them are the last ones built, newer than the 738s in some cases. They are fully owned and are...
1st Nov 2022, 18:30
Replies: 767
Views: 417,756
Posted By The Flying Stool

Southampton as a base is very unlikely. It lacks...

Southampton as a base is very unlikely. It lacks the runway length, apron space or terminal size. Even when the airport is expanded, its unlikely to be anywhere near ready for an operation such as...
26th Oct 2022, 20:54
Replies: 26
Views: 5,467
Posted By The Flying Stool

Can you give any more information? Russian...

Can you give any more information? Russian aircraft are currently frequent in Turkey, Egypt etc
19th Oct 2022, 17:34
Replies: 74
Views: 6,138
Posted By The Flying Stool

An omission of the Vulcan on my part. However,...

An omission of the Vulcan on my part. However, its early displays after its return to flight were actually quite dull. At Sunderland in around 2010 for example, it flew a very sedate display which...
19th Oct 2022, 09:12
Replies: 74
Views: 6,138
Posted By The Flying Stool

Definately an excuse. The Sunderland Airshow had...

Definately an excuse. The Sunderland Airshow had been in decline for a number of years before the universal covid/climate change excuse. During the 2019 airshow, a BAC Strikemaster burst at tyre on...
30th Sep 2022, 14:15
Replies: 767
Views: 417,756
Posted By The Flying Stool

First A321NEO due in the spring. Based Manchester...

First A321NEO due in the spring. Based Manchester initially.
26th Sep 2022, 17:08
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Views: 291,231
Posted By The Flying Stool

So is it closing full stop or just closing to...

So is it closing full stop or just closing to passenger flights. Where does this leave large tennants such as 2Excel and NPAS etc who also operate non commercial air transport?
7th Sep 2022, 19:47
Replies: 18
Views: 5,818
Posted By The Flying Stool

The fact is, your peers in literally every other...

The fact is, your peers in literally every other airline will laugh at you due to what your airline make you wear. Have some pride/respect in yourself. Read into that what you will.
6th Sep 2022, 23:38
Replies: 18
Views: 5,818
Posted By The Flying Stool

Google a picture of their pilot uniforms before...

Google a picture of their pilot uniforms before you apply. They couldnt pay me enough to wear that.
5th Sep 2022, 23:45
Replies: 81
Views: 7,161
Posted By The Flying Stool

I've never quite understood why people say...

I've never quite understood why people say Mosquito sqn is such a terrible film? I've seen both it and 633sqn many times and enjoy both. What is it about Mosquito sqn that makes it terrible?
7th Aug 2022, 20:03
Replies: 326
Views: 146,313
Posted By The Flying Stool

It does mean that they aren't going to sit and...

It does mean that they aren't going to sit and wait for someone to get a UK License if they have enough applicants who already have one though.
7th Aug 2022, 14:08
Replies: 1,583
Views: 373,506
Posted By The Flying Stool

What was the minor runway incident yesterday?

What was the minor runway incident yesterday?
4th Aug 2022, 20:57
Replies: 956
Views: 390,604
Posted By The Flying Stool

Through Teesside with a handful of departures per...

Through Teesside with a handful of departures per week?
29th Jun 2022, 20:04
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Views: 373,506
Posted By The Flying Stool

That suggests either the Trident on the Serco...

That suggests either the Trident on the Serco site or the ex RAM 737 thats on south side at present.
29th Jun 2022, 18:14
Replies: 1,583
Views: 373,506
Posted By The Flying Stool

Darlington Police are reporting damage caused to...

Darlington Police are reporting damage caused to an aircraft at Teesside airport on 26th June by ten males who subsequently drove off!Thats a worrying issue if that is the case. How? Does anyone have...
24th Apr 2022, 19:20
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Views: 390,604
Posted By The Flying Stool

Thats what Jet2 do and Thomas Cook also based an...

Thats what Jet2 do and Thomas Cook also based an aircraft in the Canaries over the winter in particular. This is also largely to mitigate delays so the airline is not liable for EU261 claims.

In...
22nd Apr 2022, 19:34
Replies: 148
Views: 68,126
Posted By The Flying Stool

There are numerous pics on the internet of their...

There are numerous pics on the internet of their newest ATR G-CMEI flying around in a mostly white paint scheme with a lime green geometric pattern on its tail and a small Eastern airways logo on the...
20th Apr 2022, 22:29
Replies: 92
Views: 9,304
Posted By The Flying Stool

Coincidentally, in 1953 the RAF lost over 400...

Coincidentally, in 1953 the RAF lost over 400 Gloster Meteors in crashes/accidents!
24th Mar 2022, 23:36
Replies: 767
Views: 417,756
Posted By The Flying Stool

I believe UK airlines now share information on...

I believe UK airlines now share information on disruptive passengers.
17th Mar 2022, 10:37
Replies: 2,154
Views: 673,444
Posted By The Flying Stool

I'm flight crew operating out of Terminal 2....

I'm flight crew operating out of Terminal 2. Security queues are regularly in excess of 90 minutes which is plainly unacceptable. On one occasion last week, I witnessed the father of a young family...
9th Feb 2022, 23:29
Replies: 115
Views: 21,457
Posted By The Flying Stool

Interestingly, Lizz Truss travelled to Moscow on...

Interestingly, Lizz Truss travelled to Moscow on a diplomatic mission on one of the 146s surprisingly rather than the A321s. Interestingly, it seemed to include a refuelling stop in Warsaw. A Falcon...
29th Jan 2022, 22:01
Replies: 767
Views: 417,756
Posted By The Flying Stool

They're bulk loaded. Same as the 737s and 757s

They're bulk loaded. Same as the 737s and 757s
27th Jan 2022, 21:40
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Views: 417,756
Posted By The Flying Stool

The in house A321 fleet was reduced to 3 aircraft...

The in house A321 fleet was reduced to 3 aircraft from the original 7 and are all now Manchester based. However, with the order for up to 75 A321NEOs and the first arriving in early 2023, they could...
26th Jan 2022, 09:41
Replies: 767
Views: 417,756
Posted By The Flying Stool

Jet2s /Air Tanker A330s will be civilian...

Jet2s /Air Tanker A330s will be civilian registered. Probably G-VYGL and G-VYGM that were previously used as they have a Jet2 interior.
21st Jan 2022, 14:20
Replies: 28
Views: 3,737
Posted By The Flying Stool

I'd guess they are ground engineers who are...

I'd guess they are ground engineers who are trained and qualified as Flight Engineers. As there is no simulator, I'd guess training is done on the aircraft, same for the pilots. In reality, I imagine...
6th Jan 2022, 15:12
Replies: 24
Views: 4,006
Posted By The Flying Stool

Even the number of aircraft types flown is...

Even the number of aircraft types flown is impressive. Just raf/royal flight /32 sqn aircraft include the following:
Chipmunk
Harvard
Devon
Heron
Beagle Bassett
Whirlwind
Wessex
Andover
BAe...
5th Jan 2022, 10:33
Replies: 9
Views: 5,732
Posted By The Flying Stool

I'm amazed they have wooden props. My turboprop...

I'm amazed they have wooden props. My turboprop exposure has been limited to king airs which have either metal or carbon fibre props. Do many turboprops have wooden blades?
4th Jan 2022, 18:51
Replies: 24
Views: 4,006
Posted By The Flying Stool

Isn't he an occasional line pilot with KLM flying...

Isn't he an occasional line pilot with KLM flying the Fokker 70/100 and now 737? I remember reading at the time it was revealed that he always flew with the same small group of training captains. He...
3rd Jan 2022, 22:39
Replies: 24
Views: 4,006
Posted By The Flying Stool

I did some research into this at the time of his...

I did some research into this at the time of his death. Although it does seem a high number of hours for a non professional, it is over a long period of time. 5900 hours over 44 years is only 134...
18th Dec 2021, 14:24
Replies: 956
Views: 390,604
Posted By The Flying Stool

Well known for its Ski resorts.

Well known for its Ski resorts.
17th Nov 2021, 21:05
Replies: 31
Views: 6,700
Posted By The Flying Stool

I also find it interesting that he regularly...

I also find it interesting that he regularly flies his staff around on government business in the N-reg Saratoga. He has even advertised that fact on his own social media!
4th Oct 2021, 21:49
Replies: 148
Views: 68,126
Posted By The Flying Stool

G-CLYU is already on a G-reg, has the same...

G-CLYU is already on a G-reg, has the same leasing company and was a sister ship to the current G-CLSN is ex Air Moldova. Coincidence thats its the only E190 on a G-reg that isnt with an airline? I...
4th Oct 2021, 13:13
Replies: 16
Views: 3,064
Posted By The Flying Stool

I recall a story where although Concorde pilots...

I recall a story where although Concorde pilots were on the same pay scale as other long haul BA pilots, they actually ended up earning less in duty pay than their colleagues on other fleets. This...
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