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5th Jul 2019, 03:45
Replies: 26
Views: 8,725
Posted By Nkosi

The suggestion by Judd seems ultimately sensible.

The suggestion by Judd seems ultimately sensible.
8th Mar 2019, 02:59
Replies: 42
Views: 19,794
Posted By Nkosi

Depressurisation event

Outflow valve motored towards fullopen?
7th Feb 2019, 11:25
Replies: 50
Views: 36,590
Posted By Nkosi

A few years ago RBA used to place aspiring young...

A few years ago RBA used to place aspiring young engineers into an apprenticeship scheme with UK maintenance organisations. They returned to Brunei as well trained people, both male and female.i...
30th Jan 2019, 06:45
Replies: 2,300
Views: 2,083,884
Posted By Nkosi

Thumbs up Well done Twitcher, a sensible reply to the...

Well done Twitcher, a sensible reply to the youngster.
3rd May 2017, 01:54
Replies: 1
RBA
Views: 2,472
Posted By Nkosi

RBA

Haven't heard much from the 'Abode' for a while. Still ticking along? Perhaps new routes/destination?

Just interested.

Nkosi
11th Jan 2017, 05:35
Replies: 27
Views: 4,625
Posted By Nkosi

Chief, take on board the good and discard the not...

Chief, take on board the good and discard the not so good. All the best luck anyway mate.
3rd Oct 2016, 12:58
Replies: 2
Views: 2,274
Posted By Nkosi

So the assumption is that most aircraft...

So the assumption is that most aircraft maintenance ( heavy ) is contracted out. If this is the case it is a shame for those young folk who were doing well, back in the day.
28th Sep 2016, 04:53
Replies: 2
Views: 2,274
Posted By Nkosi

RB engineering

Back a few years RBA used to send young hopefuls to the UK, and I think it was Air UK, for engineer apprenticeships. The end result was some really switched on guys and girls returning to Brunei and...
27th Aug 2016, 08:46
Replies: 17
Views: 4,282
Posted By Nkosi

Whispering 'T' jet

I worked many hours on the TAA 72's. I think the Boeing manufacturing process was superior to that of Douglas, BAE and the like. Once familiar with the various ins and outs of the aircon system it...
22nd Jan 2016, 12:18
Replies: 7
Views: 2,241
Posted By Nkosi

Vale Ron Croft

Worked with Ron in the early 80's, when CASA was called DoA. Good bloke.
18th Jan 2015, 13:13
Replies: 14
Views: 1,173
Posted By Nkosi

Jaba, Your post is full of pearls of wisdom....

Jaba,

Your post is full of pearls of wisdom. It is logical to increase the efficiency of a company or Organisation to adopt the methods described. Your Organisation will benefit from what you have...
9th Nov 2014, 13:02
Replies: 12,738
Views: 3,628,883
Posted By Nkosi

Happy birthday Danny

Danny, you have given a lot of pleasure to a lot of people, some you may know but most you do not. Thank you.

From a 73 year old to a 93 year old, happy birthday!

Nkosi
7th Nov 2014, 11:09
Replies: 12,738
Views: 3,628,883
Posted By Nkosi

A Coastal Command dity

We had been flying all day long at a hundred effing feet,
The weather effing awful, effing rain and effing sleet,
The compass it was swinging effing South and effing North,
But we made an effing...
6th Nov 2014, 10:00
Replies: 12,738
Views: 3,628,883
Posted By Nkosi

More from Nkosi

In the dark of the night I sometimes recollect my childhood in Kenya, and especially my time with my uncle who had returned after spending time in POW.
He took me once to Lake Naivasha, a stopping...
3rd Nov 2014, 09:41
Replies: 2,631
Views: 885,641
Posted By Nkosi

Chaps all!

I have looked, examined, agreed, disagreed and wondered at the eloquent arguments or discussions put forward by the esteemed regular contributors to this thread.

The cloak of 'what if' has been...
1st Nov 2014, 07:17
Replies: 1,674
Views: 337,396
Posted By Nkosi

Thorn bird Your sentiments are understood. ...

Thorn bird

Your sentiments are understood.

My son sits in a cockpit of an RPT operated aircraft flying within Australia. My daughter trundles a trolley up and down the aisle of an...
1st Nov 2014, 05:02
Replies: 1,674
Views: 337,396
Posted By Nkosi

Thorn bird You may well be right, but...

Thorn bird

You may well be right, but notwithstanding the obstacles and negativity that will be placed in the path of the incoming DAS I hope that he succeeds where others have not.

Nkosi
1st Nov 2014, 04:31
Replies: 1,674
Views: 337,396
Posted By Nkosi

For what it's worth

Thorn bird,

In the past I have had the good fortune of working for two regulatory authorities, D of A (which morphed into the CAA and then CASA) and the UK CAA, in that order. Things were simpler...
1st Nov 2014, 02:01
Replies: 1,674
Views: 337,396
Posted By Nkosi

For what it's worth

This from the UK CAA web site;

A ‘root and branch’ review of how the UK’s Air Navigation Order (ANO) impacts on general aviation (GA) has begun, the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) confirmed today....
4th Oct 2014, 13:22
Replies: 12,738
Views: 3,628,883
Posted By Nkosi

Olympus You are correct, but my memories of...

Olympus

You are correct, but my memories of Nkosi as a term at home may well have come from initially a visiting South African friend of the family.

Nkosi
4th Oct 2014, 10:05
Replies: 12,738
Views: 3,628,883
Posted By Nkosi

Nkosi and other things

Danny,

Nkosi was always used as a term of respect to an older, more knowledgeable, person. Certainly within our farm when the farm laborers addressed my father or grandfather. I have adopted the...
2nd Oct 2014, 03:19
Replies: 12,738
Views: 3,628,883
Posted By Nkosi

More from Nkosi

Hello again Danny,

Regarding my fathers war service in Burma;

Trailing through my ever diminishing memory bank I can remember a mounted shield my father had been presented to by his troops at...
30th Sep 2014, 04:47
Replies: 12,738
Views: 3,628,883
Posted By Nkosi

Keeping the pot boiling!

Danny, I have so enjoyed reading your posts, marvelously graphic.

My input into this thread is to join the odd dot or two, for me anyway. My father was in the 14th army during WW II, with the...
8th Jun 2014, 06:41
Replies: 993
Views: 295,587
Posted By Nkosi

FBN

The posts that you have placed on this, and other threads, are so utterly crass that they become almost comic strip reading material. You have been challenged to disclose your aviation involvement...
25th May 2014, 13:33
Replies: 5,464
Views: 3,514,359
Posted By Nkosi

Crew to aircraft ratio

Anyone know what the current, or proposed crew to aircraft ratio across the 73 fleet is? Or for that matter is there a general such ratio across all fleets? Would a 5:1 be unreasonable?

Nkosi
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