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27th Oct 2020, 10:49
Replies: 676
Views: 165,422
Posted By lucille

All this bitching about Bain is meaningless. Put...

All this bitching about Bain is meaningless. Put yourselves in their shoes - there are two ways to maximise profit... increase revenue and/or cut costs. The former is probably impossible for another...
24th Oct 2020, 00:09
Replies: 30
Views: 7,493
Posted By lucille

And today, I now see these ads still being posted...

And today, I now see these ads still being posted up on Pprune pages.

The questions are,

1) Who is paying for this advertising? At the very least, make public their names and physical...
Forum: Jet Blast
23rd Oct 2020, 00:01
Replies: 969
Views: 94,819
Posted By lucille

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/...

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/540x660/13cb13f9_fb75_494c_9453_cafebb7d4eb6_85986eb95def163835ea6b94c6f789bf612942ad.jpeg
20th Oct 2020, 15:29
Replies: 14
Views: 5,257
Posted By lucille

Regardless of what you may think of the value of...

Regardless of what you may think of the value of an MBA. One thing is for sure, an MBA from a well respected institution will open doors to high paying jobs outside of aviation.
Employers value the...
20th Oct 2020, 03:07
Replies: 14
Views: 5,257
Posted By lucille

Templar, excellent. Now, what you’re doing makes...

Templar, excellent. Now, what you’re doing makes sense.👍
19th Oct 2020, 17:45
Replies: 14
Views: 5,257
Posted By lucille

For $2500 did you learn anything new and useful? ...

For $2500 did you learn anything new and useful?

Maybe I’m an old fossil but I fail to see how collecting ever more grandiosely named diplomas in human factors and MCC can possibly make anyone...
Forum: Middle East
17th Oct 2020, 11:09
Replies: 349
Views: 290,064
Posted By lucille

Nah. The “community” will forget in 30 seconds. A...

Nah. The “community” will forget in 30 seconds. A job offer with a new type rating causes instant amnesia. Most will do anything to fly a shiny new type. And in 5 years a whole new generation will...
16th Oct 2020, 18:47
Replies: 676
Views: 165,422
Posted By lucille

While you may not like the style of Sunfish’s...

While you may not like the style of Sunfish’s argument. In general, his predictions are not far off the mark. In these difficult times most staff will take what ever deal is offered and bide their...
16th Oct 2020, 01:20
Replies: 676
Views: 165,422
Posted By lucille

Actually, it is not a lie. The statement referred...

Actually, it is not a lie. The statement referred specifically to Australia and not countries around the world. Qantas may have a slight help here and there but certainly nothing in the way of...
14th Oct 2020, 22:49
Replies: 168
Views: 42,179
Posted By lucille

Here’s my 2 cents. The pilot will plea bargain...

Here’s my 2 cents.
The pilot will plea bargain to allow him to serve his sentence in Australia. If no plea bargain, then there will be heavy pressure by DFAT.
He will be sent to some cushy prison...
11th Oct 2020, 20:43
Replies: 676
Views: 165,422
Posted By lucille

How many jobs lost because of lockdowns and...

How many jobs lost because of lockdowns and border closures? Ironically this is a pilots forum - probably the most damaged profession because of border closures.

Pilots cheering on border closures...
9th Oct 2020, 01:04
Replies: 113
Views: 24,872
Posted By lucille

I started to write a jokey flippant answer to...

I started to write a jokey flippant answer to your question but paused for a second. It really is a grim time for pretty much everyone in aviation today. Not just pilots. There is simply no where in...
7th Oct 2020, 21:38
Replies: 25
Views: 2,519
Posted By lucille

Still no harm getting all your ducks in a row now...

Still no harm getting all your ducks in a row now at least with the paperwork.

Should be a lot faster (Easier?) now that the authorities have nothing to do because aviation is at a standstill...
Forum: Tech Log
7th Oct 2020, 20:52
Replies: 34
Views: 6,860
Posted By lucille

Tesla are coming out with an autopilot which will...

Tesla are coming out with an autopilot which will cope with suburban street driving. This is a far more complex, uncontrolled and random environment than aviation.
As for 30 kts of crosswind? The...
Forum: Middle East
3rd Oct 2020, 03:18
Replies: 34
Views: 21,038
Posted By lucille

Is there anybody still at WY from the old Oman...

Is there anybody still at WY from the old Oman Aviation days?
1st Oct 2020, 01:10
Replies: 168
Views: 42,179
Posted By lucille

That would be hilarious, if true. And...

That would be hilarious, if true.

And surprisingly not unexpected!🤣
28th Sep 2020, 20:51
Replies: 6
Views: 1,195
Posted By lucille

Not only that but certain designs may have...

Not only that but certain designs may have difficulty recovering from a fully developed, stable, spin. Thus if a keen instructor were to hold full into spin rudder and full back stick for one...
26th Sep 2020, 23:25
Replies: 39
Views: 6,699
Posted By lucille

Here’s a business plan. Repackage your nicely...

Here’s a business plan. Repackage your nicely aged Jet A1 in 100 ml bottles with a wick and market it to the thousands of turbine tragics. They can light the wick and infuse their homes with the...
26th Sep 2020, 21:41
Replies: 113
Views: 24,872
Posted By lucille

True, but they are locals working in airlines...

True, but they are locals working in airlines with a very strong push to nationalise their pilot body. The reason they are employing bare CPL holders is that there are no other local pilots...
23rd Sep 2020, 08:53
Replies: 37
Views: 23,150
Posted By lucille

What kind of person would say that Boeing being...

What kind of person would say that Boeing being in a “worse state” is positive news?

The entire industry is on the verge of collapse its a terrible time for everybody. This pandemic has brought...
19th Sep 2020, 22:18
Replies: 65
Views: 12,198
Posted By lucille

Why does an airline pilot need to have a skillet...

Why does an airline pilot need to have a skillet to do firebombing? Do they also have to cook breakfast?
15th Sep 2020, 11:22
Replies: 113
Views: 24,872
Posted By lucille

You forgot to add the romance and prestige of the...

You forgot to add the romance and prestige of the profession and not to mention your eye watering high salary! :) and flying well maintained brand new aircraft is what really keeps you motivated....
14th Sep 2020, 10:55
Replies: 105
Views: 26,981
Posted By lucille

“As soon as you said 100%, I stopped reading.... ...

“As soon as you said 100%, I stopped reading....
Ain't no such thing...”

Agreed. Poor choice of words on my part. It was just simpler and less pedantic than saying a probability of failure that...
14th Sep 2020, 02:57
Replies: 105
Views: 26,981
Posted By lucille

100% reliable two way data comms is the key. Once...

100% reliable two way data comms is the key. Once that holy grail has been attained, its all over for the 2 pilot cockpit. They can build autopilots with all kinds of sensors to guide the aircraft...
12th Sep 2020, 22:31
Replies: 105
Views: 26,981
Posted By lucille

+1 Best career move I ever made and that was...

+1

Best career move I ever made and that was 35 years ago. Despite not being a religious person, but the word blessed is the only one to properly describe my career after leaving Oz. If I can do...
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