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2nd Nov 2009, 22:02
Replies: 8
Views: 5,998
Posted By KaptinZZ

I see Kaptin M bleating about his future, or lack...

I see Kaptin M bleating about his future, or lack of, on the Pirep thread, and unfortunately I can feel no sorrow. For the others facing termination, I can.

His position post '89 toward those...
5th Oct 2009, 02:50
Replies: 147
Views: 17,884
Posted By KaptinZZ

I think all quite true Professor, but if it...

I think all quite true Professor, but if it hadn't been for the minister for transport insisting that ANZ be permitted to exercise their option (and he could have knocked it back in the national...
27th Sep 2009, 11:00
Replies: 136
Views: 20,797
Posted By KaptinZZ

El Perro has to be a management stooge or a troll...

El Perro has to be a management stooge or a troll !!!
27th Sep 2009, 10:52
Replies: 147
Views: 17,884
Posted By KaptinZZ

frigatebird, the point I was making was not that...

frigatebird, the point I was making was not that "everybody does that", or that it's right or wrong, but that Ansett was making huge profits and they were being sucked out by the owners.

It wasn't...
27th Sep 2009, 05:01
Replies: 147
Views: 17,884
Posted By KaptinZZ

airsupport, you don't seriously expect anybody to...

airsupport, you don't seriously expect anybody to believe the story that Abeles threatened McD and they backed down to him, do you???? Consider the relative sizes of the companies. McD could have...
17th Sep 2009, 03:43
Replies: 147
Views: 17,884
Posted By KaptinZZ

In actual fact the salaries were on a par with...

In actual fact the salaries were on a par with Qantas except for the flight attendants who were paid less than their QF counterparts. Ansett failed solely due to mismanagement.

Z Force, you hit it...
20th Aug 2009, 05:37
Replies: 37
Views: 4,233
Posted By KaptinZZ

YoDawg, thanks for putting the non military...

YoDawg, thanks for putting the non military pilots right on their stupid habit of saying "You're on guard". They obviously didn't know or understand.

And blowngasket, I knew there was a reason I...
19th Aug 2009, 23:31
Replies: 37
Views: 4,233
Posted By KaptinZZ

I hven't been to PPRuNe or back to Oz fora few...

I hven't been to PPRuNe or back to Oz fora few years, but prior to leaving, QF pilots used 121.5 as their own chat frequency, and continued chatting about aptterns, pay, layovers, etc., even when...
20th Jan 2008, 05:23
Replies: 45
Views: 15,158
Posted By KaptinZZ

airmuster, his name was Frank Abagnale played by...

airmuster, his name was Frank Abagnale played by Leonardo Di Caprio in the movie Catch Me if You Can. He didn't actually fly an aircraft and knew sfa about them, but was an accomplished con man.
...
20th Jan 2008, 03:11
Replies: 949
Views: 384,194
Posted By KaptinZZ

Watcher Zero, where did this information come...

Watcher Zero, where did this information come from?

You mention "published", but by whom and what was the source?

It is worthless unless the source is credible, and I'd have to suggest that the...
20th Jan 2008, 01:38
Replies: 949
Views: 384,194
Posted By KaptinZZ

787 Focal, that's exactly the point I make, but...

787 Focal, that's exactly the point I make, but it doesn't detract from the fact that they did a great job AFTER the event. With you ro11ingthunder, on that, I agree.

It may or may not transpire...
20th Jan 2008, 00:17
Replies: 949
Views: 384,194
Posted By KaptinZZ

pasoundman, and the concept of fuel exhaustion in...

pasoundman, and the concept of fuel exhaustion in a two crew, state of the art airliner is equally entenable, but it has happened, and will continue to, happen. Unfortunately!!

And I am not...
19th Jan 2008, 22:41
Replies: 949
Views: 384,194
Posted By KaptinZZ

No fire?? Mmmmmm! I appreicate that it's...

No fire?? Mmmmmm!

I appreicate that it's been said further back that fuel quantity wasn't a problem, and what are the odds that both engines would quit as a consequence of fuel exhaustion at...
28th Dec 2007, 07:51
Replies: 30
Views: 4,827
Posted By KaptinZZ

I constantly hear of the pilot shortage, and have...

I constantly hear of the pilot shortage, and have been hearing of it for 30 years, but when I look at the contract agencies' vacancies, I just don't believe it. Very few vacancies there compared...
19th Dec 2007, 06:10
Replies: 529
Views: 104,433
Posted By KaptinZZ

lil blueberry, my friend, you will win no support...

lil blueberry, my friend, you will win no support for any cause by throwing around phrases like "scabs of the industry".

By definition a scab is a strike breaker, and anybody who takes a job for...
Forum: Jet Blast
18th Dec 2007, 21:30
Replies: 1,167
Views: 56,143
Posted By KaptinZZ

Quote: UNIONS have threatened to campaign...

Quote:
UNIONS have threatened to campaign against the Rudd Government unless the Coalition's workplace laws are dismantled in 12 months, after Julia Gillard confirmed that Labor's planned...
18th Dec 2007, 18:47
Replies: 187
Views: 31,081
Posted By KaptinZZ

Porkchopper, you're an abrasive, provocative chap...

Porkchopper, you're an abrasive, provocative chap aren't you.

You ask why I left, so I'll tell you.

AirPac was no more than a stopgap for me; that was made clear to all when I arrived. There...
18th Dec 2007, 09:13
Replies: 187
Views: 31,081
Posted By KaptinZZ

Porkchopper, I was on the 737, but as for how...

Porkchopper, I was on the 737, but as for how long ago and when I left, well that may identify me.

Let me say that the 737 CP must have changed dramatically if he's up to what is alleged here. ...
18th Dec 2007, 08:29
Replies: 12
Views: 1,331
Posted By KaptinZZ

gas chamber, thank you for your significant...

gas chamber, thank you for your significant contribution.

Isn't 'fun' what kids in lower primary school have? I've had a most enjoyable life, and if that is to be judged by numbers of women one...
18th Dec 2007, 08:13
Replies: 187
Views: 31,081
Posted By KaptinZZ

737 Capt and Puma Pants, how impertinent of you...

737 Capt and Puma Pants, how impertinent of you both.

And how stupid suggesting that AIrPac is not a desirable employer to have on your CV. I don't believe you said that 737 Capt.

ai pai, go...
Forum: Jet Blast
18th Dec 2007, 04:20
Replies: 1,167
Views: 56,143
Posted By KaptinZZ

You're right CS, but that's the only thing that's...

You're right CS, but that's the only thing that's not meaningless about it!
18th Dec 2007, 03:24
Replies: 12
Views: 1,331
Posted By KaptinZZ

But many early-age retirees appear to be...

But many early-age retirees appear to be borderline brain-dead after a few years.

Well that's not me Gas Chamber.

If you have the money to indulge a rich, busy and fulfilling retirement at a...
Forum: Jet Blast
18th Dec 2007, 01:30
Replies: 1,167
Views: 56,143
Posted By KaptinZZ

I thought Rudd looked a few sandwiches short of a...

I thought Rudd looked a few sandwiches short of a picnic.

There was much bluster about signing on to the Kyoto agreement, which is pretty meaningless now, and totally meaningless after 2012, but...
17th Dec 2007, 23:05
Replies: 529
Views: 104,433
Posted By KaptinZZ

FO Coke Bottle, And I wouldn't trade...

FO Coke Bottle,

And I wouldn't trade Bangkok, along with its economical 'fringe benefits', for Sydney either. You're a smart man.

I was in BGK a couple of months back, but omitted to take your...
17th Dec 2007, 20:55
Replies: 12
Views: 1,331
Posted By KaptinZZ

What the **** do old retired ATP fellas want a...

What the **** do old retired ATP fellas want a job for, especially in another country? OK, their own country won't give them a job, so they become mercenaries and take a job in somebody else's...
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