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25th Oct 2020, 04:28
Replies: 677
Views: 165,682
Posted By George Glass

Wall st. seems determined to prove that Karl Marx...

Wall st. seems determined to prove that Karl Marx was right after all.
18th Oct 2020, 03:02
Replies: 677
Views: 165,682
Posted By George Glass

I recall the APA consortium bid for QF back in...

I recall the APA consortium bid for QF back in 2006. The strategy back then was pretty obvious. Dump the unprofitable bits ( international ? ) , increase the value of the profitable bits , Domestic...
Forum: Tech Log
11th Oct 2020, 01:09
Replies: 21
Views: 3,144
Posted By George Glass

One of the things that has changed over the last...

One of the things that has changed over the last thirty years or so is much greater regulatory control over speed on descent and approach.
That’s a good thing because rushed approaches and runway...
Forum: Tech Log
9th Oct 2020, 23:31
Replies: 21
Views: 3,144
Posted By George Glass

The trap with Lvl Chg is that you cant slow down...

The trap with Lvl Chg is that you cant slow down and go down at the same time.
Best L/D is near flap up manoeuvre speed so clean at 220 kts above profile is a bad place to be.
Use V/S to drive the...
9th Oct 2020, 08:00
Replies: 30
Views: 7,495
Posted By George Glass

On an iPad I can get the thread to open only if I...

On an iPad I can get the thread to open only if I click off the Privacy tab on AdBlock.
Not happy.
Who actually is the end user of PPrune ?
9th Oct 2020, 05:57
Replies: 30
Views: 7,495
Posted By George Glass

Ok. Thanks . I’ll look at the settings.

Ok. Thanks . I’ll look at the settings.
9th Oct 2020, 03:05
Replies: 30
Views: 7,495
Posted By George Glass

Irony of ironies..... With Adblock fully...

Irony of ironies.....
With Adblock fully enabled this thread wont open.
Sadly Pprune seems to now be nothing more than a vehicle for click bait.
Forum: Tech Log
8th Oct 2020, 03:35
Replies: 34
Views: 6,869
Posted By George Glass

Yawn. Who liaises with Operations / Airport...

Yawn.

Who liaises with Operations / Airport staff / Flight Attendants / Ground Engineers / clearance delivery / ATC / Met. Department etc. etc. ?
Oh , that would be a Pilot.
The delusion behind...
29th Sep 2020, 02:54
Replies: 2,018
Views: 685,705
Posted By George Glass

The problem with open websites it that they allow...

The problem with open websites it that they allow rather unpleasant individuals who have no dog in the fight except for a teeth-grinding resentment and sense of grievance to express an essentially...
Forum: Jet Blast
20th Sep 2020, 00:09
Replies: 167
Views: 55,242
Posted By George Glass

Tiny bit of good news...... Qantas offered a...

Tiny bit of good news......
Qantas offered a B787 flight to nowhere sightseeing over Uluru and the Barrier Reef.
It sold out in 10 minutes.
Aviation will come roaring back if we can get a vaccine.
19th Sep 2020, 03:01
Replies: 113
Views: 24,874
Posted By George Glass

I must have been lucky. The operators I have...

I must have been lucky. The operators I have worked for had many first rate people. Including in GA. Boeing has some of the most impressive people you will ever meet.
The selection criteria for the...
18th Sep 2020, 07:15
Replies: 113
Views: 24,874
Posted By George Glass

Well , Sunfish , I don’t know how much contact...

Well , Sunfish , I don’t know how much contact you have with the Medical Profession but I have many family members engaged in it and I can assure you that they regard automation as an enabler and...
17th Sep 2020, 08:58
Replies: 113
Views: 24,874
Posted By George Glass

So , who ,exactly , do you entrust your family to...

So , who ,exactly , do you entrust your family to ( if you have one ) when you put them on an aircraft ?
Or are you oblivious ?
I know I’m showing my age but there is a difference between what HR...
17th Sep 2020, 08:19
Replies: 113
Views: 24,874
Posted By George Glass

“After four years of slogging away in GA, I've...

“After four years of slogging away in GA, I've hit a wall and I don't know if I want to be a part of this profession anymore”

Quoting from your original post. Uuumh .......4 years slogging in GA ?...
6th Sep 2020, 03:06
Replies: 36
Views: 11,768
Posted By George Glass

I’ve listened to many war stories from veteran...

I’ve listened to many war stories from veteran flight attendants over the years and sadly it doesn’t surprise me at all.
31st Aug 2020, 07:30
Replies: 51
Views: 9,097
Posted By George Glass

Many , many people met Hitler. He was far less...

Many , many people met Hitler. He was far less paranoid about meeting the general public or military than you might think. He did however change plans and randomise his movements to minimise known...
29th Aug 2020, 08:08
Replies: 37
Views: 9,663
Posted By George Glass

There is a pretty good reason why advances in...

There is a pretty good reason why advances in aviation have been incremental rather than quantum leaps over the last 30 years. Physics.
I’ve got a bridge in Sydney you might be interested in......
26th Aug 2020, 03:27
Replies: 2,018
Views: 685,705
Posted By George Glass

73qanda , from a survivor of ‘89 , spot on.

73qanda , from a survivor of ‘89 , spot on.
24th Aug 2020, 08:08
Replies: 62
Views: 14,926
Posted By George Glass

I reckon if you could take a Lancaster to Berlin...

I reckon if you could take a Lancaster to Berlin and back successfully in 1944 blood alcohol level was pretty much irrelevant.
23rd Aug 2020, 10:10
Replies: 365
Views: 167,312
Posted By George Glass

The recruitment criteria for most Western...

The recruitment criteria for most Western airlines is strongly biased towards not just technical competence but also ability to operate without direct supervision, acceptance of ,and compliance with...
23rd Aug 2020, 06:30
Replies: 2,018
Views: 685,705
Posted By George Glass

Yikes! There are going to be some interesting...

Yikes!
There are going to be some interesting CRM exercises at EPs when things start to crank up again if Flight Ops. are watching this thread.
Keep it nice people.
How you remember this episode...
23rd Aug 2020, 00:17
Replies: 365
Views: 167,312
Posted By George Glass

I can only speak for the operator I work for but...

I can only speak for the operator I work for but continuing an unstable approach in IFR below 1000’ is a career altering experience. One incident will get you tea and bickies and a please explain, or...
22nd Aug 2020, 05:21
Replies: 365
Views: 167,312
Posted By George Glass

Tee Emm Garuda GA200 in 2007 is a favourite....

Tee Emm

Garuda GA200 in 2007 is a favourite.
As a sim exercise on unstable approaches, we were put at 2000’ in the configuration they were at and asked to continue. It made the hair stand up on...
17th Aug 2020, 10:16
Replies: 365
Views: 167,312
Posted By George Glass

Ever flown in Indonesia? If you have I doubt...

Ever flown in Indonesia?
If you have I doubt you would think that.
17th Aug 2020, 04:37
Replies: 365
Views: 167,312
Posted By George Glass

OK Sometimes you just have back away in the...

OK

Sometimes you just have back away in the face of stupidity. According to Wikipedia 10580 B737s have been built. 7061 NGs. The most popular, reliable and profitable aircraft ever built. I , like...
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