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2nd Oct 2018, 01:30
Replies: 20
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Posted By Tandemrotor

Hi Rufus i wrote that the 747 was the...

Hi Rufus

i wrote that the 747 was the world’s most significant jetliner, since it is said it has carried 3.5 billion passengers. Equal to more than half the world’s population.

I’m not aware of...
30th Sep 2018, 23:33
Replies: 20
Views: 6,258
Posted By Tandemrotor

Absolutely, unquestionably, the most significant...

Absolutely, unquestionably, the most significant and successful civil jetliner in human history.

Bar none!

Sheís a beaut.
25th Sep 2018, 01:33
Replies: 734
Views: 442,122
Posted By Tandemrotor

I can only imagine this all comes as a terrible...

I can only imagine this all comes as a terrible shock to the tourist industries of Spain, Portugal, Greece, Italy, France et al. Not to mention the Airbus manufacturing industry.

Fortunately, the...
16th Sep 2018, 00:55
Replies: 52
Views: 27,029
Posted By Tandemrotor

[QUOTE=Tandemrotor;10250146]Well. As far as...

[QUOTE=Tandemrotor;10250146]Well.

As far as MOL is concerned. (An EU airline with a HUGE interest in this!) He believes airlines may perhaps be grounded for a day?

Or maybe two?

Ainít...
16th Sep 2018, 00:51
Replies: 52
Views: 27,029
Posted By Tandemrotor

Well. As far as MOL is concerned. (An EU...

Well.

As far as MOL is concerned. (An EU airline with a HUGE interest in this!) He believes airlines may be grounded for a day.

Or two?

Ainít catastrophe is it?
9th Sep 2018, 22:36
Replies: 734
Views: 442,122
Posted By Tandemrotor

Wow i wonder whether ‘non British’ licence...

Wow

i wonder whether ‘non British’ licence holders flying for UK airlines might be thinking about leaving? Certainly the Brits have always employed more non Brit pilots, than the likes of AF, KLM,...
17th Jul 2018, 00:28
Replies: 259
Views: 49,696
Posted By Tandemrotor

BGQ Just to save you actually researching...

BGQ

Just to save you actually researching this yourself, Objective Justifications for a compulsory retirement age, are not exclusively restricted to justification of physical health, or mental...
15th Jul 2018, 17:36
Replies: 259
Views: 49,696
Posted By Tandemrotor

A point of information if I may? Specifying...

A point of information if I may?

Specifying a retirement age for pilots, of 65 years. Is of course “discrimination”, and unarguably “deliberate”. However what it most definitely (currently) is...
6th Sep 2015, 09:59
Replies: 1,087
Views: 955,416
Posted By Tandemrotor

Don't get carried away. The AAIB are almost...

Don't get carried away.

The AAIB are almost certainly the best in the World at what they do. Their integrity is utterly beyond reproach. Their aim is never 'blame'! They simply seek to understand...
Forum: Rotorheads
12th Oct 2014, 22:25
Replies: 2,934
Views: 2,069,474
Posted By Tandemrotor

Tony Cable is a top, top guy. The family of Dave...

Tony Cable is a top, top guy. The family of Dave Trail have picked absolutely the right man to explain the truth. Anyone wishing to simply blame the deceased pilot at an FAI better have their sh1t in...
2nd Jun 2014, 16:48
Replies: 3
Views: 2,393
Posted By Tandemrotor

Twenty years ago

Slainte

To all those on the Mull tonight.

In body, mind, or soul.
Forum: Rotorheads
10th Apr 2014, 08:54
Replies: 138
Views: 18,260
Posted By Tandemrotor

DB You use the term "balance of...

DB

You use the term "balance of probabilities", which is of course a fairly low standard of proof. Particularly so when the evidence is thin, and the individuals concerned are denied the right of...
Forum: Rotorheads
9th Apr 2014, 20:49
Replies: 138
Views: 18,260
Posted By Tandemrotor

DOUBLE BOGEY I'm very grateful for your...

DOUBLE BOGEY

I'm very grateful for your post, and I'm sure I too have things for which I should apologise. Please take the following simply as an explanation of my position rather than a criticism...
Forum: Rotorheads
9th Apr 2014, 17:35
Replies: 138
Views: 18,260
Posted By Tandemrotor

Oh I posted that some while earlier today. When I...

Oh I posted that some while earlier today. When I told you the only known facts in this sad case. I guess you didn't bother reading it?
Forum: Rotorheads
9th Apr 2014, 16:58
Replies: 138
Views: 18,260
Posted By Tandemrotor

What else have I got? Take it from me I use...

What else have I got?

Take it from me I use EGPWS (GPWS before that) and weather radar every day of my working life, in Class 'A' airspace. (EGPWS is of course based on a system accurate enough to...
Forum: Rotorheads
9th Apr 2014, 15:59
Replies: 138
Views: 18,260
Posted By Tandemrotor

DOUBLE BOGEY I'm not sure it is easy to be...

DOUBLE BOGEY

I'm not sure it is easy to be prescriptive. In general terms, personally I would like every piece of equipment known to man to be on board any aircraft I fly. Including EGPWS which is...
Forum: Rotorheads
9th Apr 2014, 15:30
Replies: 138
Views: 18,260
Posted By Tandemrotor

DOUBLE BOGEY To back that statement up, you...

DOUBLE BOGEY

To back that statement up, you would need to know the cause of the accident. But you don't. Nobody does.

We are denied that knowledge due to lack of CVR/FDR.
Forum: Rotorheads
9th Apr 2014, 10:00
Replies: 138
Views: 18,260
Posted By Tandemrotor

This thread has reminded me of a very interesting...

This thread has reminded me of a very interesting TV programme I saw recently entitled "How we make decisions." Here's a brief, edited, summary.


Those wondering what I mean, please bear in mind...
Forum: Rotorheads
8th Apr 2014, 20:57
Replies: 138
Views: 18,260
Posted By Tandemrotor

ShyTorque You said: Can't be certain...

ShyTorque

You said:

Can't be certain what you mean, but I'm not sure I necessarily agree. As an adviser at the FAI, I saw Mr Holbrook on the witness stand. He is (was) a scientific instrument...
Forum: Rotorheads
7th Apr 2014, 22:36
Replies: 43
Views: 5,721
Posted By Tandemrotor

You sure about that nigelh? I thought the IR(R)...

You sure about that nigelh? I thought the IR(R) is broadly similar to the UK IMC rating? As far as I can tell the IR(R) enables those so desiring to:

So like I said. Keep this outside of Class 'A'...
Forum: Rotorheads
7th Apr 2014, 22:10
Replies: 138
Views: 18,260
Posted By Tandemrotor

DOUBLE BOGEY you said: Would you please...

DOUBLE BOGEY you said:


Would you please be so kind as to tell me where I can find the evidence that anything at all "was recorded on radar"? It's just that I can't ever recall seeing any such...
Forum: Rotorheads
7th Apr 2014, 19:15
Replies: 138
Views: 18,260
Posted By Tandemrotor

Firstly, thanks to the mods for splitting these...

Firstly, thanks to the mods for splitting these discussions off from the previous thread. Much appreciated.

DOUBLE BOGEY, in your post #34 you said:

Would you be so kind as to explain precisely...
Forum: Rotorheads
7th Apr 2014, 19:08
Replies: 43
Views: 5,721
Posted By Tandemrotor

The idea of popping up into IMC, without a...

The idea of popping up into IMC, without a capability to fly an instrument approach to sensible minima, never mind have the endurance for a diversion, isn't one that would have me cheering! In a...
Forum: Rotorheads
7th Apr 2014, 09:48
Replies: 138
Views: 18,260
Posted By Tandemrotor

DOUBLE BOGEY Come come. You don't make me...

DOUBLE BOGEY

Come come. You don't make me angry at all. But after 17 years of fighting to successfully clear the names of the pilots, purely on the basis of evidential arguments, you might forgive...
Forum: Rotorheads
7th Apr 2014, 02:15
Replies: 138
Views: 18,260
Posted By Tandemrotor

Flying Lawyer I stand corrected regarding...

Flying Lawyer

I stand corrected regarding the introduction of the Mull into this discussion. Many thanks.

You refer to "Wing Commander (as he then was) Andy Pulford." For anyone who doesn't...
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