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11th Jan 2023, 10:02
Replies: 4
Views: 856
Posted By Sleepsleep

Are you sure with Ace? Rumor has it that it is...

Are you sure with Ace? Rumor has it that it is littered with inaccuracies, at least for the first edition it is. Is the second edition much better in terms of accuracy?
19th Dec 2022, 15:09
Replies: 6
Views: 732
Posted By Sleepsleep

The link is working just fine.

The link is working just fine.
4th Oct 2022, 12:26
Replies: 16
Views: 8,151
Posted By Sleepsleep

An uneducated guess would be NK China and the...

An uneducated guess would be NK China and the Belt and Road Initiative countries. That would include a lot of Africa and Central Asia. Probably a few S. American dictatorships too
4th Oct 2022, 12:15
Replies: 22
Views: 17,528
Posted By Sleepsleep

And the fact that CLK would have lots of wake...

And the fact that CLK would have lots of wake turbule- wait, we are still locked down, few flights, btw the 12th PCR sample collection today is due in an hour, sorry bye
27th Mar 2022, 11:01
Replies: 12
Views: 1,570
Posted By Sleepsleep

Thanks for the feedback. Safe flights :)

Thanks for the feedback. Safe flights :)
27th Mar 2022, 07:38
Replies: 12
Views: 1,570
Posted By Sleepsleep

I know that starting up Engine 2 first in A320 is...

I know that starting up Engine 2 first in A320 is mainly for powering parking brakes and ALTN brake systems if that's what you are referring to :)
I aded "some" in front of "aircraft systems" and in...
27th Mar 2022, 04:57
Replies: 12
Views: 1,570
Posted By Sleepsleep

Some updates about the quiz 9.4 now includes...

Some updates about the quiz

9.4 now includes the reasons FlightDetent mentioned and is now a "check all that apply" question.

In 8.4 the gear shimmy answer is no longer marked correct.

5.7...
26th Mar 2022, 16:20
Replies: 12
Views: 1,570
Posted By Sleepsleep

So basically 5.4 should be replaced with...

So basically

5.4 should be replaced with another question
Or maybe I specify A320, in this case the answer would be D? (Powers yellow hydraulic system to feed parking brake and the alternate...
26th Mar 2022, 13:41
Replies: 12
Views: 1,570
Posted By Sleepsleep

Writing an aviation megaquiz for fun (Help with fact-checking needed)

The challenge is out! Try it here: https://forms.gle/dnhrxZsJ9Prpd3dT9

Feel free to share it with anyone you know!
The original post is below this line. Spoilers ahead! Do not scroll past this...
8th Mar 2022, 04:41
Replies: 378
Views: 227,720
Posted By Sleepsleep

Wumao detected Paragraph 1 (1) COVID to spare...

Wumao detected
Paragraph 1
(1) COVID to spare like wild fire?
(2) wIsH iLl wIlL What? Like COVID vaccines don't exist?
(3) What about saving hospital beds for the really severe COVID cases...
27th Jan 2022, 03:13
Replies: 58
Views: 54,543
Posted By Sleepsleep

Let me try to add one more: I just need to pay...

Let me try to add one more: I just need to pay off the mortgage of my DB/Hebe Haven house
26th Dec 2021, 09:37
Replies: 86
Views: 53,337
Posted By Sleepsleep

What's even more sickening is that many HK locals...

What's even more sickening is that many HK locals cheer on this harsh treatment, thinking that CX pilots are lucky enough to still be employed and therefore should be thankful even if treated like...
26th Dec 2021, 07:04
Replies: 21
Views: 16,903
Posted By Sleepsleep

"Why hasn't CAD intervened" same vibe as "Why...

"Why hasn't CAD intervened" same vibe as "Why has't the govt stepped in and use more drastic measures to end subdivided flats?" What do you expect from such a crony place
26th Dec 2021, 07:00
Replies: 3
Views: 4,925
Posted By Sleepsleep

Merry Christmas and RIP Dragon - from sad fellow...

Merry Christmas and RIP Dragon - from sad fellow aviation liker
26th Dec 2021, 03:06
Replies: 246
Views: 132,685
Posted By Sleepsleep

SYD and LHR got suspended for 14 days. RIP long...

SYD and LHR got suspended for 14 days. RIP long haul stopover revenue.

Zero Covid Strategy will and always make no sense when vaccines are a thing. It sucks that agreement with ZCS doesn't seem to...
15th Oct 2021, 13:54
Replies: 88
Views: 25,729
Posted By Sleepsleep

because r/flying and r/aviation exists end ...

because r/flying and r/aviation exists

end

Also as the first few replies mentioned this forum just feels more old school, so young people (I mean new users) won't be drawn in that easily. Older...
18th Jun 2021, 15:47
Replies: 92
Views: 32,102
Posted By Sleepsleep

This is a golden example of "wHaT cOuLd gO...

This is a golden example of "wHaT cOuLd gO wRoNg?" As some others have already pointed out this is going to be a big hit on Cathay's safety record.

Over-the-top cost cutting. What could go wrong?...
28th Apr 2021, 06:14
Replies: 114
Views: 71,623
Posted By Sleepsleep

So what is the significance of this? My guess is...

So what is the significance of this? My guess is that CX is really close to the verge of collapsing, even the government bailouts failed to save them thanks to the management.

And Curry Lamb yes...
Replies: 92
Views: 22,740
Posted By Sleepsleep

Genghis the Engineer Okay that makes a lot...

Genghis the Engineer

Okay that makes a lot of sense. I get it now thanks
But as some other posts in this thread pointed out there is still a lot of nonsense in the exams
Replies: 92
Views: 22,740
Posted By Sleepsleep

Dropping my 2 cents, I am still confused at why...

Dropping my 2 cents, I am still confused at why these theory exams use question banks. Why not emulate school exams like HKDSE and just make a new exam every month or two, with standardized sessions...
11th Apr 2021, 05:36
Replies: 22
Views: 9,389
Posted By Sleepsleep

controlledrest While I completely agree that...

controlledrest

While I completely agree that there is only so much you can do with a few hundred hours of training, thinking Hong Kong people who live in a place with no general aviation industry...
10th Apr 2021, 02:45
Replies: 22
Views: 9,389
Posted By Sleepsleep

I get it now, it is generally disgruntle over how...

I get it now, it is generally disgruntle over how random secondary school leavers or university graduates are being given everything because they passed some interviews while everyone else...
9th Apr 2021, 11:39
Replies: 22
Views: 9,389
Posted By Sleepsleep

Can someone explain what is up with all the hate...

Can someone explain what is up with all the hate towards pilots who entered the aviation industry via a cadetship? I have been lurking in this forum for a few months and is still baffled about the...
Replies: 8
Views: 2,208
Posted By Sleepsleep

Their programmes are closer to flight schools...

Their programmes are closer to flight schools than actual cadetships. I can't find anything on their websites that says a job is guaranteed upon finishing the programme. Correct me if I overlooked...
21st Mar 2021, 04:18
Replies: 24
Views: 15,368
Posted By Sleepsleep

Chances are this is part of the massive...

Chances are this is part of the massive assimilation plan for Carrie to show loyalty since it is all that matters in an authoritarian system. And someone put it above it's probably for tanks to...
Replies: 8
Views: 2,208
Posted By Sleepsleep

dragoon17c Hmmm I don't think Cathay opens...

dragoon17c

Hmmm I don't think Cathay opens their ab-initio cadet programme to anyone without Hong Kong permanent residency and the CPL entry stream hasn't been open in a while according to my info...
9th Mar 2021, 01:15
Replies: 60
Views: 37,296
Posted By Sleepsleep

my 2 cents people who accept Sinovac jabs are...

my 2 cents
people who accept Sinovac jabs are either
(1) because it's much cheaper than BioNTech
(2) far more likely, blue ribbon, chinese rednecks in their 40s/50s who believe in patriotism and...
5th Mar 2021, 01:19
Replies: 12
Views: 6,713
Posted By Sleepsleep

the reason why emigration services companies got...

the reason why emigration services companies got 10X more customers than normal around when the NSL was just implemented

the last thing one would want is to be trapped within an authoritarian...
28th Feb 2021, 13:12
Replies: 11
Views: 4,301
Posted By Sleepsleep

Therapist: MCAS in small general aviation...

Therapist: MCAS in small general aviation aircraft doesn't exist, it can't hurt you

MCAS in small general aviation aircraft:
26th Feb 2021, 02:48
Replies: 60
Views: 37,296
Posted By Sleepsleep

HMM...

No it didn't answer the question. The propaganda piece merely mentioned that many people wanted vaccines and it did not quote exact statistics from the covid jab registration website. (How many...
16th Feb 2021, 08:27
Replies: 128
Views: 76,291
Posted By Sleepsleep

Jetdream Assuming those pilots never come...

Jetdream

Assuming those pilots never come back, this opportunity would be free real estate for any low-hour pilot or 0 hours locals to enter the airline industry, provided that CX doesn't go...
13th Feb 2021, 14:28
Replies: 128
Views: 76,291
Posted By Sleepsleep

Curry Lamb Haven't heard of this as a local....

Curry Lamb

Haven't heard of this as a local. Looks like the CCP censorship program for Hong Kong, if there is one, is in full swing. This is really suspicious as many HK locals are planning to...
9th Feb 2021, 09:18
Replies: 108
Views: 79,973
Posted By Sleepsleep

I can foresee HK becoming like Taiwan in terms of...

I can foresee HK becoming like Taiwan in terms of pilot employment. As time goes by all the expats will be gone all the desperate locals will rush in and get a job, then become disgusted with the...
7th Feb 2021, 14:53
Replies: 108
Views: 79,973
Posted By Sleepsleep

LLLQNH is right... as a local I can confirmAs...

LLLQNH is right... as a local I can confirmAs long as the government keeps procrastinating HK will still live in a shadow of its former self. How hasn't anyone been vaccinated yet? Probably because...
4th Feb 2021, 06:58
Replies: 4
Views: 1,384
Posted By Sleepsleep

The bottom 2 lines. That's the disadvantages of...

The bottom 2 lines. That's the disadvantages of being a Hongkonger (I guess) when your hometown airline is a s##tty place to work at...
Not to mention the NSL and the tightening grip in general...
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