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Forum: Tech Log
27th Jun 2019, 09:58
Replies: 21
Views: 4,270
Posted By Willie Nelson

This was a technique I learnt while having some...

This was a technique I learnt while having some difficulty landing the DHC-8 in the sim at least. My instructor got me to conduct a normal approach and then got me to "Not Land!" all the way down the...
29th Mar 2019, 21:09
Replies: 55
Views: 21,600
Posted By Willie Nelson

There’s plenty to learn from this incident report...

There’s plenty to learn from this incident report for all of us. I’m on the Bus with another carrier and this reminds me how capturing an altitude while commencing a holding pattern if the speed is...
24th Jan 2019, 04:48
Replies: 29
Views: 9,008
Posted By Willie Nelson

Exactly what I was thinking. The regulatory...

Exactly what I was thinking.

The regulatory capture of ASIC/APRA (not to mention in their case at least, the gutting of funding by Abbott and Hockey) is exactly what I was thinking about with new...
10th Jan 2019, 08:22
Replies: 46
Views: 16,493
Posted By Willie Nelson

Can't speak for the 737 but the A320 SOP's infers...

Can't speak for the 737 but the A320 SOP's infers that we do not disconnect the ramp engineer following our start up until the PM has completed their duties, right down to confirming the doors are...
18th Oct 2018, 22:29
Replies: 16
Views: 4,391
Posted By Willie Nelson

Absolutely! The IPA otherwise know as the...

Absolutely! The IPA otherwise know as the Institute for Paid Advocacy has little transparency with its funding arrangements.

What has been revealed unintentionally through several court cases is...
4th Sep 2018, 05:28
Replies: 23
Views: 3,967
Posted By Willie Nelson

At the age of 44 Iím struggling to connect with...

At the age of 44 Iím struggling to connect with some of the young kids joining me in the flight deck these days too but life is busy for all of us and living in a major city and looking to step up in...
7th Jul 2018, 03:39
Replies: 450
Views: 370,117
Posted By Willie Nelson

When I started back in 2007 I had waited for four...

When I started back in 2007 I had waited for four months between the final interview and any further correspondence at all, it became clear after some time that in fact no news is sometimes good...
10th Jun 2018, 08:27
Replies: 33
Views: 8,131
Posted By Willie Nelson

Captain Bloggs, I might suggest that consistency...

Captain Bloggs, I might suggest that consistency for its own sake doesn’t make a whole lot of sense either.

There is some merit in speaking out on issues that you believe you may have an...
9th Jun 2018, 03:27
Replies: 33
Views: 8,131
Posted By Willie Nelson

If Qantas felt that the federal government was...

If Qantas felt that the federal government was going to get involved in multi lateral trade pact that was going to pursue amendments to the Open Skies agreement directed solely at China, then I'm...
30th May 2018, 23:12
Replies: 450
Views: 370,117
Posted By Willie Nelson

At Jetstar, we do hire a lot of Rex pilots and...

At Jetstar, we do hire a lot of Rex pilots and perhaps to a lesser degree many Qlink pilots. There are pathways to transfer (I use the term loosely) within the group but if you're going to bother...
24th Mar 2018, 11:34
Replies: 22
Views: 4,127
Posted By Willie Nelson

Sir Humphrey did indeed say: Iím not...

Sir Humphrey did indeed say:



Iím not quite so cynical as Sir Humphrey. It does seem however that despite what appears to be an apparent gutlessness to in fact act in the interests of safety,...
23rd Mar 2018, 13:45
Replies: 22
Views: 4,127
Posted By Willie Nelson

Fatigue Rules Finally here?

On the 20th of March 2018 CASA finally released the much anticipated review in to the new CAO 48.1 FRMS legislation.
...
21st Feb 2018, 22:03
Replies: 157
Views: 56,025
Posted By Willie Nelson

Not a lot being announced to do with new aircraft...

Not a lot being announced to do with new aircraft at this point. It’s teling that the first NEO’s were slated to be at Jetstar this year not in 2020. Still wondering what all those NEO’s are for then...
21st Feb 2018, 09:01
Replies: 51
Views: 16,299
Posted By Willie Nelson

I don't know what questions they ask these days...

I don't know what questions they ask these days but I do know that when I did testing around twenty years ago it was very difficult and I couldn't get through the psychometric evaluation either. I...
5th Jan 2018, 02:53
Replies: 80
Views: 42,126
Posted By Willie Nelson

In the year 2000 despite starting my career on...

In the year 2000 despite starting my career on single engine aircraft, like many young pilots I was finding the search for twin engine experience even in the Northern Territory tough going. After an...
21st Dec 2017, 23:13
Replies: 4
Views: 4,434
Posted By Willie Nelson

BH AIR A320 at Verona on 1st 2009.

Thanks to the team at Avherald, I'm reposting this from their site. This final report has just now been released almost 8 years after the event.

The bold script is mine not Avherlds.

By Simon...
14th Dec 2017, 03:20
Replies: 44
Views: 21,220
Posted By Willie Nelson

Far be it for me to run to the defence of...

Far be it for me to run to the defence of management executives but tell me Green Goblin and others who are implying the same:



I'm interested to know what you define as a "failed JQ...
23rd Nov 2017, 19:47
Replies: 55
Views: 37,514
Posted By Willie Nelson

Obviously many are concerned about the direction...

Obviously many are concerned about the direction of this move by QF, who knows where it will end up. Nevertheless, as someone who has been flying the bus for some years now, you're going to love it....
22nd Nov 2017, 18:29
Replies: 15
Views: 4,226
Posted By Willie Nelson

Ah ha but you're not a journalist in 2017...

Ah ha but you're not a journalist in 2017 desperate for a tag line in your failing rag.
13th Nov 2017, 01:26
Replies: 23
Views: 17,367
Posted By Willie Nelson

Brucelee, I used to work for Qlink albeit on...

Brucelee,

I used to work for Qlink albeit on the dash and I can tell you, to stay with a regional of that sort, although I enjoyed my time there very much, would be very unwise move. For all the...
8th Nov 2017, 20:04
Replies: 63
Views: 31,744
Posted By Willie Nelson

HighFives, I used to work for QantasLink and...

HighFives,

I used to work for QantasLink and they would have never treated their passengers that way despite the potential problems that any airline can run in to.
Forum: Tech Log
7th Nov 2017, 01:47
Replies: 18
Views: 6,623
Posted By Willie Nelson

I don't have time to look it up right now but I...

I don't have time to look it up right now but I think there was a recent change on this, I believe it may have switched form suggesting managed speed to selected speed although I'm not sure if there...
28th Oct 2017, 09:38
Replies: 32
Views: 16,273
Posted By Willie Nelson

Only 30 pallets......Luxury, back when I was a...

Only 30 pallets......Luxury, back when I was a lad we would have dreamed of that.......
25th Jul 2017, 03:24
Replies: 9
Views: 16,035
Posted By Willie Nelson

I love the term "technical malfunction" whatever...

I love the term "technical malfunction" whatever that means.
13th Jul 2017, 10:01
Replies: 19
Views: 11,627
Posted By Willie Nelson

At Jetstar things are great to be honest, the...

At Jetstar things are great to be honest, the exceptions to this rule are slow progress to command and rostering although there is certainly plenty of opportunity for the latter to improve with a...
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