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Forum: Tech Log
17th May 2017, 12:35
Replies: 34
Views: 7,288
Posted By Farfrompuken

Last time I used it on a jet was on the #2 on an...

Last time I used it on a jet was on the #2 on an L-1011 TriStar at Gander taxying out for departure a long long time ago; it was approved practice.

After a lengthly debate with the Captain about...
26th Dec 2016, 09:01
Replies: 36
Views: 11,042
Posted By Farfrompuken

The company I work for (LH Heavy twins) actually...

The company I work for (LH Heavy twins) actually likes ex-TP pilots as generally you get a more rounded pilot than someone who has spent all their time on A320s/737s since cadet training.
I think...
20th Jun 2016, 13:36
Replies: 19
Views: 8,649
Posted By Farfrompuken

Saddened to hear this; did my last AME with him a...

Saddened to hear this; did my last AME with him a couple of weeks before he retired.

RIP and thoughts to his family and friends.
29th Mar 2014, 07:42
Replies: 45
Views: 10,475
Posted By Farfrompuken

RIP Brian, It was a privilege to have served...

RIP Brian,

It was a privilege to have served with you. A true gent.
26th Mar 2014, 12:43
Replies: 48
Views: 9,917
Posted By Farfrompuken

Hangar Bash

Anyone going tomorrow? Believe its #5s or Dinner Suit.
8th May 2013, 21:58
Replies: 24
Views: 7,024
Posted By Farfrompuken

Nice one Stevie. That quality instruction...

Nice one Stevie.

That quality instruction you received from me must have made all the difference....

I'll get my coat.
9th Jan 2013, 08:02
Replies: 28
Views: 14,090
Posted By Farfrompuken

Well the flap position vs blade angle can at...

Well the flap position vs blade angle can at least rule out the dreaded EESDL/Flap lever coggie!

Good to hear all okay. Chances are it'll fly as the T.Mk2 when they get converted; they're actually...
22nd Sep 2012, 10:08
Replies: 75
Views: 29,610
Posted By Farfrompuken

Stoppers, It wasn't you I had in mind when I...

Stoppers,

It wasn't you I had in mind when I made that comment. But come to think of it......!! ;)
22nd Sep 2012, 08:04
Replies: 75
Views: 29,610
Posted By Farfrompuken

Yes, sadly those cheap pilots aren't doing us...

Yes, sadly those cheap pilots aren't doing us favours. But who's got 100k to blow out on a profession that, in the UK apart from a handful of exceptions, doesn't pay particularly well?

Coming...
30th Aug 2012, 06:51
Replies: 49
Views: 9,001
Posted By Farfrompuken

Design-wise it was pretty much spot on. In terms...

Design-wise it was pretty much spot on. In terms of technology, it's only now being left behind by the very latest airliners such as the 787.

Commercially, it wasn't a success; over ambitious...
26th Aug 2012, 18:51
Replies: 58
Views: 27,755
Posted By Farfrompuken

Fair point, however I understand the losses were...

Fair point, however I understand the losses were as a result of handling rather than airframe issues.
26th Aug 2012, 10:48
Replies: 58
Views: 27,755
Posted By Farfrompuken

LJ The difference in engine output between...

LJ

The difference in engine output between the -A and -M would necessitate the difference in rudder you note above.

ISTR the USAF losses were entirely due to the way they handled the aircraft,...
24th Aug 2012, 21:29
Replies: 58
Views: 27,755
Posted By Farfrompuken

The firefly which had a bigger engine and a...

The firefly which had a bigger engine and a different prop.
24th Aug 2012, 20:06
Replies: 58
Views: 27,755
Posted By Farfrompuken

They did. Then sold them all to go buy the Tragic...

They did. Then sold them all to go buy the Tragic Tutor!
14th Aug 2012, 06:32
Replies: 106
Views: 14,991
Posted By Farfrompuken

You guys have such rose tints to your bifocals! ...

You guys have such rose tints to your bifocals!

Just think, the modern RAF has state of the art aircraft like VC10, TriStar and the brand new C130J. Fighters like Typhoon that singlehandedly...
28th Jul 2012, 08:10
Replies: 146
Views: 26,261
Posted By Farfrompuken

I thought overall it was a fantastic spectacle. ...

I thought overall it was a fantastic spectacle.

There were a couple of moments where I wished the pace would pick up, but top marks to the team for the show.

The low point was McCartney; but I...
16th Jul 2012, 05:22
Replies: 32
Views: 12,278
Posted By Farfrompuken

Signed. I was down at the CAA having a...

Signed.

I was down at the CAA having a related but subtly different nightmare a few months ago; they were misreading their own LASORS in my case but refused to concede.

Whilst there, a Cathay...
9th Jun 2012, 13:41
Replies: 19
Views: 5,564
Posted By Farfrompuken

It's not retention pay. Otherwise all those...

It's not retention pay.

Otherwise all those in their last year prior to their 34/38/40 point having not been assimilated to PA/Promoted or just taking their option would lose their Fg Pay as...
28th May 2012, 22:44
Replies: 54
Views: 8,627
Posted By Farfrompuken

8 weeks to develop the bomb?! It'd be 8...

8 weeks to develop the bomb?!

It'd be 8 years nowadays!
26th May 2012, 07:33
Replies: 7
Views: 1,758
Posted By Farfrompuken

I think it's within 9 months of your exit date...

I think it's within 9 months of your exit date you can apply.

My timings were similar to Lj101's
9th May 2012, 17:53
Replies: 37
Views: 6,520
Posted By Farfrompuken

Lynehams 18/36 had a very slight kink in the...

Lynehams 18/36 had a very slight kink in the middle; don't know why-maybe a construction error?
28th Apr 2012, 14:56
Replies: 67
Views: 28,117
Posted By Farfrompuken

AZ, IIRC the Pulsar was withdrawn from Issue...

AZ,

IIRC the Pulsar was withdrawn from Issue as the crown was prone to falling out and constituted a FOD hazard in cockpits.

I lost my Pulsar Chrono, however it wasnt worth a penny, let alone...
20th Apr 2012, 06:28
Replies: 568
Views: 123,462
Posted By Farfrompuken

IAG - International Airlines Group - 2012 RNS...

IAG - International Airlines Group - 2012 RNS Releases (http://www.iagshares.com/phoenix.zhtml?c=240949&p=irol-rns&nyo=0)
12th Apr 2012, 05:12
Replies: 56
Views: 7,111
Posted By Farfrompuken

5910 days in, 18 to go! Feel like a part...

5910 days in, 18 to go!

Feel like a part timer with some of those numbers mentioned!
30th Mar 2012, 18:57
Replies: 117
Views: 44,279
Posted By Farfrompuken

Checked mine today; declined. Ho Hum!

Checked mine today; declined. Ho Hum!
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