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20th Jul 2019, 06:51
Replies: 160
Views: 89,988
Posted By Tankengine

That will explain why the aircraft is grounded...

That will explain why the aircraft is grounded for months. NOT!
17th Jul 2019, 01:54
Replies: 159
Views: 34,875
Posted By Tankengine

Going around is not totally without risk. A 777...

Going around is not totally without risk.
A 777 was lost in Dubai. It is something to prepare for and think about.
I go around without question when called. I have also in the past briefed the crew...
15th Jul 2019, 21:34
Replies: 160
Views: 89,988
Posted By Tankengine

Some people should not be professional pilots.

Some people should not be professional pilots.
14th Jul 2019, 08:27
Replies: 159
Views: 34,875
Posted By Tankengine

Yep, arm autobrake if time, although in Judd’s...

Yep, arm autobrake if time, although in Judd’s example FO had called a go around (after already being briefed on the no autobrake approach). I would severely debrief that FO! ;)
Briefing should fix...
14th Jul 2019, 08:11
Replies: 753
Views: 558,020
Posted By Tankengine

Exactly! I have been locked out, my only regret...

Exactly! I have been locked out, my only regret is still being in port when services recommenced.
I should have paid my own way home along with every other Captain in the company and let the company...
14th Jul 2019, 01:36
Replies: 125
Views: 79,728
Posted By Tankengine

Go to a roadshow and ask the question there. I am...

Go to a roadshow and ask the question there. I am LH and not on top of all the SH news.
Whether a change like this is “substantive” or not is another issue.

Edit: after perusing another forum...
14th Jul 2019, 01:31
Replies: 160
Views: 89,988
Posted By Tankengine

How about : mandating single runway ops at Sydney...

How about : mandating single runway ops at Sydney when the parallel runways are within the crosswind limits of pretty well every Airline aircraft in Australia?
14th Jul 2019, 00:25
Replies: 125
Views: 79,728
Posted By Tankengine

You do understand this is an EA negotiation?...

You do understand this is an EA negotiation? Perhaps that restriction has been lifted.
9th Jul 2019, 06:03
Replies: 160
Views: 45,177
Posted By Tankengine

It is all about sucking IPO money from gullible...

It is all about sucking IPO money from gullible investors. ;)
1st Jul 2019, 05:23
Replies: 160
Views: 45,177
Posted By Tankengine

Why?...................

Why?...................
26th Jun 2019, 16:51
Replies: 19
Views: 9,810
Posted By Tankengine

S/O 787? ;)

S/O 787? ;)
22nd Jun 2019, 17:34
Replies: 18
Views: 6,242
Posted By Tankengine

Having just a little experience with small...

Having just a little experience with small microjets (a week of test flying a single with 42kg thrust so bigger than those on the quickie, my comment is they need heaps of speed to create much...
15th Jun 2019, 08:20
Replies: 160
Views: 45,177
Posted By Tankengine

Let us all revive this thread in 10 and 20 years....

Let us all revive this thread in 10 and 20 years. (If Bendy can still afford internet fees with his Uber shares);)
15th Jun 2019, 05:34
Replies: 1,323
Views: 780,501
Posted By Tankengine

Rebuking isn’t all that hard. Even the...

Rebuking isn’t all that hard.
Even the commentators say it has cannibalised mainline, taking passengers that would have paid more and charging them less for their seats.
15th Jun 2019, 05:24
Replies: 160
Views: 45,177
Posted By Tankengine

Bend alot: I presume you will put all your...

Bend alot:
I presume you will put all your money into Uber shares. ;)
12th Jun 2019, 09:07
Replies: 160
Views: 45,177
Posted By Tankengine

Do they have MCAS? ;)

Do they have MCAS? ;)
5th Jun 2019, 09:51
Replies: 31
Views: 21,185
Posted By Tankengine

Also: that ADIRU had been out of the aircraft and...

Also: that ADIRU had been out of the aircraft and into the workshop about four times previously due “issues”!
Sometimes electrical things ate just duds.
2nd Jun 2019, 06:15
Replies: 53
Views: 24,655
Posted By Tankengine

In my experience passengers are “going tech” more...

In my experience passengers are “going tech” more often than aiicraft.
Look at the newer “no maintenance “ aircraft in service - they seem to have issues as well! ;)
29th May 2019, 11:36
Replies: 38
Views: 13,628
Posted By Tankengine

Why? I think it is very satisfactory. In...

Why?

I think it is very satisfactory.
In fact I think operational staff should have priority for the overwing exits on safety grounds.
28th May 2019, 07:54
Replies: 1,323
Views: 780,501
Posted By Tankengine

A380 + 10% !

A380 + 10% !
28th May 2019, 07:44
Replies: 48
Views: 12,883
Posted By Tankengine

Maybe they are smarter than they know! ;)

Maybe they are smarter than they know! ;)
28th May 2019, 00:38
Replies: 36
Views: 9,844
Posted By Tankengine

You guys really need to get out to a gliding...

You guys really need to get out to a gliding club!
Spinning required before solo so most Instructors have done thousands, unlike GA or RAA. (Unless ex gliding).
17th May 2019, 04:40
Replies: 30
Views: 16,708
Posted By Tankengine

Possibly at higher speed depending on failures...

Possibly at higher speed depending on failures too.
17th May 2019, 01:49
Replies: 21
Views: 7,448
Posted By Tankengine

Perhaps Sydney is cheaper in this regard!:) ...

Perhaps Sydney is cheaper in this regard!:)
Just done class 1 renewal (shorter for the DAME than initial issue) in “the shire” for $256 including ECG and Audiogram.
12th May 2019, 17:02
Replies: 9
Views: 8,746
Posted By Tankengine

Executive bonuses. ;)

Executive bonuses. ;)
5th May 2019, 07:28
Replies: 45
Views: 18,526
Posted By Tankengine

You say all that like it doesn’t have anything to...

You say all that like it doesn’t have anything to do with management bonuses!? ;)
3rd May 2019, 11:44
Replies: 46
Views: 14,673
Posted By Tankengine

Not anymore, but they did about 25 years ago...

Not anymore, but they did about 25 years ago before they pulled out of just about everywhere! :(
30th Apr 2019, 23:12
Replies: 144
Views: 36,595
Posted By Tankengine

Absolutely! This year with the new requirements I...

Absolutely! This year with the new requirements I had to get a new birth certificate, (my old one was an “extract”) even though I have had an asic over thirty years. To get the birth certificate of...
26th Apr 2019, 18:20
Replies: 120
Views: 96,481
Posted By Tankengine

Except they aren’t. Virgin is Virgin, Qantas is...

Except they aren’t.
Virgin is Virgin, Qantas is Qantas and Jetconnect is Jetconnect (in Qantas colours)
25th Apr 2019, 14:48
Replies: 120
Views: 96,481
Posted By Tankengine

Err, no? This thread is about Jetconnect in NZ,...

Err, no?
This thread is about Jetconnect in NZ, not Qantas or Virgin in Australia.
11th Apr 2019, 09:04
Replies: 14
Views: 3,600
Posted By Tankengine

Flown one solo? - you’re “rated”. ;)

Flown one solo? - you’re “rated”. ;)
11th Apr 2019, 00:37
Replies: 18
Views: 5,025
Posted By Tankengine

Ct

- Assuming MCAS works like you say.
I reckon it is a shit system designed by engineers who think pilots cannot make up their own mind.
Any system that winds on trim countering pilot input (while...
8th Apr 2019, 07:40
Replies: 10
Views: 2,853
Posted By Tankengine

Care to share the CAR/CAOs to prove that? ;) ...

Care to share the CAR/CAOs to prove that? ;)
Regretablly the rivers here very rarely have suitable gravel banks.
8th Apr 2019, 07:31
Replies: 3
Views: 1,408
Posted By Tankengine

Thank you Dick for all your work over the years...

Thank you Dick for all your work over the years on the Kookaburra.
The original story and your finding the wreck are both great stories.
27th Mar 2019, 07:30
Replies: 104
Views: 39,828
Posted By Tankengine

Hours in the right seat are dropping in Qantas as...

Hours in the right seat are dropping in Qantas as F/Os are getting commands after years of stagnation.
longhaul average F/Os probably dropping from around 18000 hours down to 14-15000! SHOCK,...
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