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16th Jul 2021, 03:57
Replies: 75
Views: 10,887
Posted By Captain Sherm

What response did you get when you queried this...

What response did you get when you queried this during the Consultation period?
23rd Aug 2020, 23:28
Replies: 1
Views: 2,285
Posted By Captain Sherm

Thoughts on today

Over these past 31 years I have spent much time away from my family. And much too much time away from what were then my young children. After the longest individual stretch (6 months) away from them...
30th Aug 2019, 20:10
Replies: 16
Views: 5,992
Posted By Captain Sherm

That was at BNE, flown by Captain Frank Ball AFC,...

That was at BNE, flown by Captain Frank Ball AFC, later to become CEO of TAA. A different breed of CEO entirely.
25th Aug 2019, 03:41
Replies: 23
Views: 11,193
Posted By Captain Sherm

Thanks....sorry I couldn't get there but with a...

Thanks....sorry I couldn't get there but with a few others shared those same thoughts last night.
23rd Aug 2019, 23:48
Replies: 23
Views: 11,193
Posted By Captain Sherm

30 Years today a new life started

30 years. Thanks to those who were truly comrades along the way, in hundreds of far away skies, and hundreds of far away cities. I was fortunate. Many were. I remember that. Some were not...
14th Jul 2019, 10:18
Replies: 159
Views: 33,822
Posted By Captain Sherm

This thread has some great stuff in it. Truly...

This thread has some great stuff in it. Truly cutting edge wisdom for that last 30 seconds from getting visual to the point where you pull in the reversers and are committed.Yep, that's after...
16th May 2019, 12:33
Replies: 47
Views: 19,605
Posted By Captain Sherm

das Uber Soldat...

das Uber Soldat (https://www.pprune.org/members/162990-das-uber-soldat).....the name, the language, the venom, says it all really. I think that is probably the lowest post I've ever seen on Prune....
27th Mar 2019, 06:10
Replies: 104
Views: 38,459
Posted By Captain Sherm

Been going successfully for years Dick. Decades....

Been going successfully for years Dick. Decades. In many first second and third world countries. Its been done here for years. Its all a function of training. Just as it was 75 years ago when my dad...
29th Jan 2019, 20:46
Replies: 37
Views: 10,366
Posted By Captain Sherm

Sunfish. Many older aircraft have been lost...

Sunfish.

Many older aircraft have been lost on firebombing activities with metal fatigue later being found as the cause. The names Electra and C-130 come to mind.

Just exactly what do you think...
3rd Jan 2019, 09:14
Replies: 72
Views: 7,988
Posted By Captain Sherm

Yep, actual experts please Dick. And that doesn't...

Yep, actual experts please Dick. And that doesn't mean you or GT or BB or other usual suspects.
2nd Jan 2019, 21:19
Replies: 72
Views: 7,988
Posted By Captain Sherm

Dick. You are pushing a barrow. Leave ETOPS...

Dick. You are pushing a barrow. Leave ETOPS (however we name it) to professionals. There has never been a better researched and analysed piece of aviation than ETOPS except . CASA didn't start it....
31st Dec 2018, 04:48
Replies: 67
Views: 14,809
Posted By Captain Sherm

What Maui said. True to the letter. I have the...

What Maui said. True to the letter. I have the hard copies of the documents pushed under my door in the middle of the night urging me and my colleagues back to work. So the resignation, done in cold...
28th Dec 2018, 22:59
Replies: 67
Views: 14,809
Posted By Captain Sherm

Hawke Ailing?

The Age reports:

Former prime minister Bob Hawke is reportedly confident Labor will win the upcoming federal election but doesn't think he'll be around to see it happen because of his poor health....
4th Nov 2018, 11:11
Replies: 50
Views: 10,949
Posted By Captain Sherm

Dick...professionals earn their living by...

Dick...professionals earn their living by embedding "Chronic Unease" into their daily lives. Not as a one stop shop for safety because training, SOPs, discipline, readiness, rehearsing of "what-ifs",...
2nd Nov 2018, 08:11
Replies: 4
Views: 2,581
Posted By Captain Sherm

Vale John Weekes

Just heard the news of the passing of Captain John Weekes. One of the good guys. TAA Cadet Course Number 1, 1967 then via DC3s, then F27s, J31, DC9s, 737, then Asiana, Lauda and ended on the 777 with...
17th Mar 2018, 03:58
Replies: 120
Views: 25,869
Posted By Captain Sherm

If we bring back Flight Engineers and Radio...

If we bring back Flight Engineers and Radio Operators we could really increase employment in aviation. That would be a start.

I'd love to know what other things Dick has in mind? What if for...
23rd Aug 2017, 23:20
Replies: 5
Views: 3,137
Posted By Captain Sherm

Greetings

Greetings and best wishes to colleagues who have shared many skies with me these 28 years.


For departed comrades: you are not forgotten


Sui generis
20th Jun 2017, 16:01
Replies: 65
Views: 18,656
Posted By Captain Sherm

Sunfish circa 1940

My dear Winston!

You can't possibly appoint Lord Beaverbrook as Minister for Aircraft Production !!!! Young Sunfish (my fag at Winchester don't you know ) tells me Max isn't an RAF Pilot. He's a...
6th Jun 2017, 00:01
Replies: 38
Views: 8,398
Posted By Captain Sherm

Sunfish

With all respect

CASA has already introduced mandatory simulator training requirements in CAO 82 and CASR Part 61. These mandate sim training for 9 seats and upwards.

The use of "lower level"...
5th Jun 2017, 00:16
Replies: 38
Views: 8,398
Posted By Captain Sherm

Sunfish

With all due respect....bollocks.

Firstly.....nothing at all stopping instructors using lower level devices as a pre-aircraft training element.

And......CASA has introduced simple mandatory...
18th Feb 2017, 10:58
Replies: 140
Views: 36,895
Posted By Captain Sherm

Rudders

Rudder, in general, for yaw

Have a look at https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/American_Airlines_Flight_587
3rd Jan 2017, 20:58
Replies: 233
Views: 62,507
Posted By Captain Sherm

Read carefully. Under Part 61 to get an...

Read carefully.

Under Part 61 to get an ATPL you are required to demonstrate your ability to command a multi engine multi crew IFR turbine aircraft in both normal and non normal circumstances...
27th Dec 2016, 10:16
Replies: 233
Views: 62,507
Posted By Captain Sherm

Proved my point again. Thanks mate. Good night.

Proved my point again. Thanks mate. Good night.
27th Dec 2016, 09:57
Replies: 233
Views: 62,507
Posted By Captain Sherm

To das Uber Soldat.

Soldat.

Met many of your type. Often only in accident records or at exit interviews after termination or failure to pass an interview or flight test.

Know it all. Don't look at facts. Whinge...
27th Dec 2016, 09:47
Replies: 233
Views: 62,507
Posted By Captain Sherm

As a CAO 82.5 operator Tiger would already be...

As a CAO 82.5 operator Tiger would already be conducting CRM/human factors for RPT training. This was recognised in the recent MCC exemption as being very similar to the MOS standard for MCC...
27th Dec 2016, 05:54
Replies: 233
Views: 62,507
Posted By Captain Sherm

Are you serious?

So you're unhappy that CASA requires you to undergo a test by CASA or a CASA licenced Examiner (in many cases completed in a CAR 217 world as part of command upgrade) to get the ATPL required to ...
20th Dec 2016, 10:22
Replies: 233
Views: 62,507
Posted By Captain Sherm

Getting an ATPL

So the Comminwealth requires that to get an ATPL you must complete a flight test? Yep, show you're good enough against published standards. Gosh!! That's a harsh burden.

And to fly in a multi crew...
30th Aug 2016, 22:53
Replies: 165
Views: 60,426
Posted By Captain Sherm

Before too many more instant solutions get thrown...

Before too many more instant solutions get thrown around.....


Please read the latest edition of Australia's "Aviation State Safety Programme", ICAO Document 9734 (Safety Oversight Manual-Part...
24th Aug 2016, 06:34
Replies: 8
Views: 3,602
Posted By Captain Sherm

May I simply draw the attention of one and all to...

May I simply draw the attention of one and all to the calendar, observe that many absent friends are missed and offer best wishes to all.

Sui generis
23rd Aug 2016, 10:33
Replies: 8
Views: 3,602
Posted By Captain Sherm

Missing thread 24th August

Earlier today I posted a reasoned, carefully and thoughtfully worded few words.

It's disappeared! Any thoughts? Did I unwittingly cross some Thought Police line?

Happy to pay a reward to anyone...
6th Mar 2016, 22:03
Replies: 144
Views: 23,395
Posted By Captain Sherm

Dispatch

The title is "Pilot in Command" for a reason....command.


Years back I had to have a good heart to heart with a Captain who should have known better and had put in a report complaining that "He...
8th Jan 2016, 11:51
Replies: 233
Views: 62,507
Posted By Captain Sherm

This is supposed to be a mature discussion........

This is supposed to be a mature discussion..... So when laws came in to increase standards and tests for doctors, teachers, nurses etc you'd have opposed them because there would be some who hadn't...
8th Jan 2016, 08:44
Replies: 233
Views: 62,507
Posted By Captain Sherm

Reply

Uber etc.

The individual examiner/ATO is responsible for conducting the test to the standard required by the Manual of Standards. You may not be aware of this as you won't have read the MOS but...
1st Oct 2015, 22:37
Replies: 27
Views: 14,226
Posted By Captain Sherm

Is any one seriously arguing that you shouldn't...

Is any one seriously arguing that you shouldn't have to do a flight test for the ATPL?

"Also interesting to note the flight test was intended for the multi-crew qualification and not the stand...
1st Oct 2015, 22:30
Replies: 233
Views: 62,507
Posted By Captain Sherm

Maybe the point of MCC training, long a standard...

Maybe the point of MCC training, long a standard in Europe, is that a multi-crew type rating, BY ITSELF, is not enough to ensure that pilots understand the basics of manging a multi-crew cockpit in...
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