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28th Feb 2021, 07:40
Replies: 22
Views: 4,615
Posted By Richard Dangle

In fairness to Asturias, pension threads on here...

In fairness to Asturias, pension threads on here are usually high on self interest and low on altruistic perspective. People (whoever they are) with big pensions talking about marginal differences...
21st Feb 2021, 08:57
Replies: 70
Views: 19,401
Posted By Richard Dangle

We will have to agree to differ. The OP is...

We will have to agree to differ. The OP is boring...the drift is where the interest lies (IMO).

Like HG I'm a dyed-in-the-wool republican...although I would take issue with much of what he/she has...
19th Feb 2021, 20:11
Replies: 36
Views: 11,930
Posted By Richard Dangle

Assuming this follows the course of just about...

Assuming this follows the course of just about every other accident report since the dawn of mankind, the professionalism and forensic detail will be lost to the fog of time, coz, no casualties = no...
16th Feb 2021, 17:00
Replies: 19
Views: 3,358
Posted By Richard Dangle

Back when this kicked off (mid nineties ish) I...

Back when this kicked off (mid nineties ish) I echoed your thoughts at the time. The fact that this has not happened to date (and assuming cases have not been settled "silently") suggests to me that...
13th Feb 2021, 08:24
Replies: 63
Views: 24,437
Posted By Richard Dangle

I think what giggitygiggity is suggesting is that...

I think what giggitygiggity is suggesting is that for all aviators flying is a perishable skill. Those that have their personal hubris-hounds (we all have those) firmly collared and leashed, and...
13th Feb 2021, 08:01
Replies: 75
Views: 35,309
Posted By Richard Dangle

Fair comment, although I did not mention any...

Fair comment, although I did not mention any names nor "imply" any individual culpability. I expect we are exactly on the same page with our view that this is an accident to be studied by...
12th Feb 2021, 06:06
Replies: 25
Views: 2,355
Posted By Richard Dangle

It's pretty standard advice on here...in the past...

It's pretty standard advice on here...in the past the unwary have lost sizeable chunks of money paying for whole flying courses upfront only to see their money go up in smoke when said flying school...
12th Feb 2021, 05:31
Replies: 75
Views: 35,309
Posted By Richard Dangle

One of the best courses I ever did in the mob was...

One of the best courses I ever did in the mob was the two week full flying authorisers course at Bentley Priory. Great course, great bunch of mates, great stories. Both the B52 and Cranwell F4 were...
9th Feb 2021, 13:38
Replies: 58
Views: 25,753
Posted By Richard Dangle

hmmmm Maybe someone's working their ticket...

hmmmm

Maybe someone's working their ticket and getting a ton of free marketing in the process????????????????
5th Feb 2021, 13:57
Replies: 58
Views: 12,062
Posted By Richard Dangle

Been there, done that, got the (funky) T shirt. ...

Been there, done that, got the (funky) T shirt.

Roadside download, survival training (Moortrek back then)...when we used to do that **** (no pun intended :)) in our flying gear.

It was the...
3rd Feb 2021, 08:52
Replies: 75
Views: 36,149
Posted By Richard Dangle

Add the two posts above together and you have...

Add the two posts above together and you have pretty concise, sensible and accurate narrative on the challenges facing commercial aviation now and for the immediate future.
31st Jan 2021, 11:23
Replies: 14
Views: 2,614
Posted By Richard Dangle

Many thanks good folk...I love this about...

Many thanks good folk...I love this about pprune...solid, quick steers from peeps who have been there done that got the T-shirt. Pprune - military wing - at its best imo :)

Old Duffer/Mogwi...I...
30th Jan 2021, 03:30
Replies: 14
Views: 2,614
Posted By Richard Dangle

Getting Military Biographies Sanctioned

Hey Ppruners,

I wonder if anyone can help. I seem to recall from a journal article I once had published that there is a MOD department that clears/sanctions/checks published articles and books to...
21st Jan 2021, 18:39
Replies: 345
Views: 80,233
Posted By Richard Dangle

Specaircrew...fixed yer post mate ;) ...

Specaircrew...fixed yer post mate ;)



As the Op...could not care less one way or the other. Other than banter and pension, my military life has very little connection to my civilian life. I did...
11th Jan 2021, 07:19
Replies: 74
Views: 23,317
Posted By Richard Dangle

This. Although "wilfully" is only valid if some...

This. Although "wilfully" is only valid if some of the people posting here are aware (or want to be aware) of what is happening in the USA right now. I suspect "wilfully" is actually a back-handed...
7th Jan 2021, 08:20
Replies: 8
Views: 2,706
Posted By Richard Dangle

A lovely man. RIP

A lovely man. RIP
17th Dec 2020, 07:36
Replies: 53
Views: 13,704
Posted By Richard Dangle

Just to be clear, I don't disagree with the the...

Just to be clear, I don't disagree with the the general thrust of your point and I support your cause of "legal alignment", if I've put that correctly. Not sure about the "collusion" bit...it's a...
12th Dec 2020, 09:29
Replies: 24
Views: 29,714
Posted By Richard Dangle

Hey Op, If you have read all the replies...

Hey Op,

If you have read all the replies above you would be forgiven for thinking "hey that's a lot of very diverse and sometimes contradictory advice"

In fairness to all the posters, they...
10th Dec 2020, 19:58
Replies: 42
Views: 15,194
Posted By Richard Dangle

FS Alkemade's story is told as the opening...

FS Alkemade's story is told as the opening condensed article in a Readers Digest commemorative edition titled "The Best of 21 Years" and published in the UK in 1960. I know this because I read it...
25th Nov 2020, 08:12
Replies: 126
Views: 34,575
Posted By Richard Dangle

^^ I generally enjoy your posts Bob, so...

^^

I generally enjoy your posts Bob, so don't get too bent out of shape here...

If you refer to Blackouts post, I think he makes a perfectly good point. It depends on what theoretical or...
20th Nov 2020, 06:16
Replies: 53
Views: 13,704
Posted By Richard Dangle

Afterthought. Of one thing I am clear and...

Afterthought.

Of one thing I am clear and uncompromising. The first job of any aircraft accident report, in any context and under any authority, is to learn lessons and to improve flight safety....
20th Nov 2020, 05:46
Replies: 53
Views: 13,704
Posted By Richard Dangle

With no BoI Report seemingly in the public domain...

With no BoI Report seemingly in the public domain

Don't know if this link will work, but anyway took me about 15-20 seconds to find with my good friend Google.

MAAS, RAF Nimrod MR2, Date: 17...
19th Nov 2020, 22:38
Replies: 53
Views: 13,704
Posted By Richard Dangle

I hope the families get to read this. ...

I hope the families get to read this.

Doubtful the co-pilot was young and single. I was at his funeral and spoke to his parents who will be long gone by now, as you have chosen an accident from 40...
17th Nov 2020, 10:19
Replies: 29
Views: 9,578
Posted By Richard Dangle

Slow news day?? Maybe times have changed but...

Slow news day??

Maybe times have changed but back in 75 (oh lordy I'm old) I signed up for a job which entailed 356/24/7 working. Nobody forced me. It was a great job, well paid, many perks, tons...
3rd Nov 2020, 18:01
Replies: 90
Views: 18,859
Posted By Richard Dangle

Pretty much agree with PilotLZ's assessment. The...

Pretty much agree with PilotLZ's assessment. The devil - as always - is in the detail though.

"Something close" = perhaps 70% to 80% of passenger traffic at a 20% to 30% increase (in real terms)...
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