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30th Aug 2019, 19:10
Replies: 16
Views: 4,877
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, 02:41
Replies: 23
Views: 10,528
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, 22:48
Replies: 23
Views: 10,528
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, 09:18
Replies: 159
Views: 29,585
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, 11:33
Replies: 47
Views: 17,743
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, 05:10
Replies: 104
Views: 32,533
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, 19:46
Replies: 37
Views: 8,932
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, 08:14
Replies: 72
Views: 6,644
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, 20:19
Replies: 72
Views: 6,644
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, 03:48
Replies: 67
Views: 13,103
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, 21:59
Replies: 67
Views: 13,103
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, 10:11
Replies: 50
Views: 9,776
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, 07:11
Replies: 4
Views: 2,154
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, 02:58
Replies: 120
Views: 21,216
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, 22:20
Replies: 5
Views: 2,982
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, 15:01
Replies: 65
Views: 17,185
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...
5th Jun 2017, 23:01
Replies: 38
Views: 7,485
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"...
4th Jun 2017, 23:16
Replies: 38
Views: 7,485
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, 09:58
Replies: 132
Views: 27,799
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, 19:58
Replies: 233
Views: 56,451
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, 09:16
Replies: 233
Views: 56,451
Posted By Captain Sherm

Proved my point again. Thanks mate. Good night.

Proved my point again. Thanks mate. Good night.
27th Dec 2016, 08:57
Replies: 233
Views: 56,451
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, 08:47
Replies: 233
Views: 56,451
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, 04:54
Replies: 233
Views: 56,451
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, 09:22
Replies: 233
Views: 56,451
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...
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