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2nd Jan 2022, 18:59
Replies: 297
Views: 106,984
Posted By RoyHudd

Reluctantly, and with no intention to...

Reluctantly, and with no intention to scaremonger, I enquire as to whether the professional among us pundits have considered the 'unthinkable', as opposed to an inadvertent 'misuse of automatics'...
2nd Jan 2022, 14:37
Replies: 297
Views: 106,984
Posted By RoyHudd

DNF

Been on mine for years, along with the other 2.
Forum: Middle East
31st Jul 2021, 00:12
Replies: 12
Views: 5,751
Posted By RoyHudd

Obvious solution

First off, shower just before heading to work. Use anti-perspirant. Carry a folded shirt and vest in your flight bag. Or two. Once the flight deck becomes dry, which it really does, change tops. Top...
Forum: Middle East
2nd Jul 2021, 16:05
Replies: 18
Views: 7,392
Posted By RoyHudd

Dry flights? (Never popular with visitors who...

Dry flights? (Never popular with visitors who have spent a few days on the wagon in this 'special' country.)
Forum: Middle East
13th Jun 2021, 20:24
Replies: 1,986
Views: 1,834,055
Posted By RoyHudd

A recipe for..........? I for one would now...

A recipe for..........?

I for one would now avoid travel on these formerly bloated ME carriers. They are increasing the pilot complements of their jets with locally-produced cadets. Not good,...
13th Jun 2021, 20:15
Replies: 16
Views: 16,049
Posted By RoyHudd

Question Unions?

Governments yes, but unions? What on earth do you suggest they could have done to save this airline? (I think they are an easy target for those who do not understand the function of unions)
22nd May 2021, 22:32
Replies: 1,672
Views: 2,817,779
Posted By RoyHudd

Really? Where is it published? Please provide a...

Really? Where is it published? Please provide a link...I am assuming it is translated into the English language.
6th Apr 2021, 12:25
Replies: 17
Views: 14,584
Posted By RoyHudd

Hmmm.....no ATC radar coverage? Visual...

Hmmm.....no ATC radar coverage? Visual approaches? And certainly a take-off from the uncompleted field without performance calculations, and presumable no flight plan?

Whatever the reputation of...
Forum: Middle East
29th Mar 2021, 10:49
Replies: 1,986
Views: 1,834,055
Posted By RoyHudd

I for one agree with kungfupanda, in so far as...

I for one agree with kungfupanda, in so far as those able to afford to retire before 65 should do so. This is morally good, in that it is an action intended to help less financially able. Simply...
26th Mar 2021, 13:11
Replies: 14
Views: 16,263
Posted By RoyHudd

Laser targeting of aircraft equals endangering...

Laser targeting of aircraft equals endangering life or even attempted murder. Should not the punishment fit the crime?
Forum: Middle East
22nd Feb 2021, 21:53
Replies: 1,986
Views: 1,834,055
Posted By RoyHudd

UN? As corrupt as UAE, so no remedy there. Only...

UN? As corrupt as UAE, so no remedy there. Only the deliberately blind expats still believe they live in some form of paradise.

For the wise, leave with dignity and leave legally; never return...
9th Feb 2021, 16:36
Replies: 21
Views: 11,237
Posted By RoyHudd

The new and stringent penalties announced today...

The new and stringent penalties announced today should put an end to the "Dublin Dodge" and other travel variants, that permit people to travel to the UK from red-listed countries. Up to 10 years...
8th Feb 2021, 21:04
Replies: 961
Views: 233,361
Posted By RoyHudd

3 posts per day about your airfield since Nov...

3 posts per day about your airfield since Nov 28, 2020. That's about as many commercial aircraft movements in the same time period, if not more.

I have got to hand it to you MME enthusiasts....
7th Feb 2021, 23:32
Replies: 1,129
Views: 377,731
Posted By RoyHudd

People, just see for yourself. It really is a...

People, just see for yourself. It really is a problem.
7th Feb 2021, 13:36
Replies: 1,129
Views: 377,731
Posted By RoyHudd

Serious question: is MAN turning into a Covid...

Serious question: is MAN turning into a Covid super-spreader? T1 is now so rammed with incoming and departing pax that many people are having to queue outside in the freezing weather. Crowds are...
6th Feb 2021, 18:43
Replies: 278
Views: 44,924
Posted By RoyHudd

R-R Dart.......pardon?

R-R Dart.......pardon?
31st Jan 2021, 12:19
Replies: 21
Views: 11,237
Posted By RoyHudd

I see, Freight inbound, pax outbound.

I see, Freight inbound, pax outbound.
31st Jan 2021, 12:17
Replies: 1,129
Views: 377,731
Posted By RoyHudd

Makes sense.

Makes sense.
31st Jan 2021, 11:58
Replies: 21
Views: 11,237
Posted By RoyHudd

UAE Direct Flight Ban

Can anyone explain why direct flights are still operating to and from Dubai and Abu Dhabi? These are taking place at both LHR and MAN, in apparent contravention of the direct flight ban effective...
31st Jan 2021, 11:53
Replies: 1,129
Views: 377,731
Posted By RoyHudd

It is a bit surprising to see both EK and EY...

It is a bit surprising to see both EK and EY operating in and out of MAN today, when all direct flights to the UAE were supposed to cease at 1300L on Friday 29/01/21. Any thoughts?
9th Jan 2021, 12:42
Replies: 850
Views: 851,027
Posted By RoyHudd

Too soon to know, of course, but prime suspects...

Too soon to know, of course, but prime suspects are violent interaction with a CB cell causing structural failure, or pilot suicide. The latter is generally a taboo subject, but has occurred with...
9th Jan 2021, 01:43
Replies: 93
Views: 49,673
Posted By RoyHudd

Dishonest?

I fear so.
8th Jan 2021, 16:49
Replies: 50
Views: 21,963
Posted By RoyHudd

Russia continually penetrates airspace and tests...

Russia continually penetrates airspace and tests air defence capabilities close to the UK with its "Bear" aircraft. Such deterrence activities as these are common, and do not dressage invasions.
Forum: Middle East
27th Dec 2020, 16:34
Replies: 213
Views: 172,495
Posted By RoyHudd

Is it actually true that most if not all Saudia...

Is it actually true that most if not all Saudia pilots are Saudis? I find this hard to believe.
16th Dec 2020, 10:10
Replies: 683
Views: 1,650,253
Posted By RoyHudd

Hmmm

ATC Watcher

In all fairness, all the shutdowns were by mistake, incl. the USSR, Israel, and Iran. Semantics, I know, but none of the ones mentioned here occurred as acts of war. Had the parties...
2nd Dec 2020, 23:33
Replies: 39
Views: 20,172
Posted By RoyHudd

Air safety

The innocent people who pay to travel with this airline, as indeed they do with so many other airlines in this continent, assume that they operate safely and also legally. It is a sad fact that...
Forum: Middle East
25th Nov 2020, 19:03
Replies: 1,986
Views: 1,834,055
Posted By RoyHudd

Question Loyalty

There will be plenty of takers for EK jobs even at much lower T & C's. Much as I loathe Dubai and the surrounding emirates, I too would have taken a job there if it was the only job in town. As for...
20th Nov 2020, 14:15
Replies: 115
Views: 71,618
Posted By RoyHudd

Strange response. Many FO's handle manually...

Strange response. Many FO's handle manually better than CP's.

I was thinking that the a/c was not being flown using automatics. Employing automation relatively quickly is good practice in a busy...
20th Nov 2020, 13:20
Replies: 115
Views: 71,618
Posted By RoyHudd

Hand-flying?

Hand-flying?
Forum: Middle East
6th Nov 2020, 19:31
Replies: 5
Views: 8,791
Posted By RoyHudd

Sad, indeed. Being an expatriate with no union...

Sad, indeed. Being an expatriate with no union support or worthwhile legal rights just compounds the difficulties for these folks and their families.

My condolences.
3rd Nov 2020, 20:41
Replies: 23
Views: 10,920
Posted By RoyHudd

It would not be a fuel issue unless there had...

It would not be a fuel issue unless there had been a massive leak or a fuel blockage. More likely a stall, or some other mis-handling error. Glad they got out ok.
Forum: Middle East
12th Oct 2020, 20:41
Replies: 1,254
Views: 1,129,868
Posted By RoyHudd

Any airline that chooses to fly into a wide...

Any airline that chooses to fly into a wide variety of so many countries, all of which have severe travel restrictions, should be classified as a super-spreader. An airline super-spreader. If these...
11th Oct 2020, 00:53
Replies: 139
Views: 42,025
Posted By RoyHudd

Olster is quite right, and he should know. BA can...

Olster is quite right, and he should know. BA can be very shabby these days. Ground handling at EDI is a function of what BA are now prepared to pay. They were top notch.

I flew First and then...
Forum: Middle East
9th Oct 2020, 17:24
Replies: 79
Views: 32,404
Posted By RoyHudd

A frightening prospect.

Xulu is right.

The most worrying (sic.) jet flying I ever came across was alongside Libyan line captains, freshly trained on the A320. Their over-confidence and inflated egos led us towards some...
9th Oct 2020, 17:05
Replies: 30
Views: 19,425
Posted By RoyHudd

Plenty of well-paid CAA jobs are advertised...

Plenty of well-paid CAA jobs are advertised online today, all temporarily remote. i.e. work from home.

All of them seem reliant upon a significant volume of air traffic.......
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