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Forum: Tech Log
4th Mar 2019, 13:34
Replies: 18
Views: 2,500
Posted By Friendly Pelican

Why ELP?

Ahhh okay,

Is it just me, or are there two competing priorities here?

I recognise the need for clear communication in situations in extremis. I can certainly relate to being in the depths of an...
Forum: Middle East
20th Feb 2010, 16:38
Replies: 7
Views: 1,775
Posted By Friendly Pelican

Know your enemy well enough, and you will pity them instead

Ahh Mensaboy.....

I've watched his posts from a short distance (100km?), knowing that we're not too far apart in perception. But, mate, you can howl at the moon all you like: it's history, custom...
Forum: Middle East
22nd Nov 2009, 10:05
Replies: 30
Views: 8,859
Posted By Friendly Pelican

While I can agree with all that's gone ahead in...

While I can agree with all that's gone ahead in this thread about P*C/De*ere: apparently they're good at golf, as if I give a fat rat's a*se; I can also recommend a guy here in AUH.

PM's are, I...
Forum: Middle East
3rd Jan 2008, 18:39
Replies: 18
Views: 3,277
Posted By Friendly Pelican

WOW

:D :D :D

Mr Dune, Sir:

You'll see from my profile that I'm a long-timer here on PPRuNe. (In fact, I was posting on the boards in late 97, before a six-month hiatus due to the arrival of my...
Forum: Middle East
31st Dec 2007, 04:11
Replies: 18
Views: 3,277
Posted By Friendly Pelican

fish EK quick questions

Hi guys,
I realise there is a lot of animus being vented at the moment, but I need a couple of honest answers please....
10K total, legacy carrier F/O, perhaps 2.5K PIC heavy turbine from a former...
Forum: Middle East
16th Nov 2007, 12:56
Replies: 0
Views: 762
Posted By Friendly Pelican

fish Life and Career in DXB/AUH

Hello everyone,

I'm looking for some measured input about the comparative strengths of the two UAE carriers. I must say it's fairly easy to get a grasp of their weaknesses. :}

I've watched a...
27th Oct 2007, 06:18
Replies: 23
Views: 4,868
Posted By Friendly Pelican

Aha! Someone finally gets it.

Well done, Emu!

You've put your finger on the common thread between so many different, apparently isolated incidents.

I watched with horror as AN imploded. Despite living here in NZ, I had many...
27th Mar 2005, 05:05
Replies: 75
Views: 6,710
Posted By Friendly Pelican

Lightbulb Arr, fer cryin' out loud!

I've Wanted to reply to this for a while. With a glass of Aussie CabSav in hand, here goes....

The prime issue here is one of nomenclature: by that I mean Standard Operating Procedures, as opposed...
8th Oct 2004, 09:25
Replies: 102
Views: 13,950
Posted By Friendly Pelican

Thumbs up The Captain's Chair

A great question Raw Data, and one which I'm not sure wasn't a leading one. :ok:

In a past life I was a P3 driver: hence my nick; and while I can't say that I was in the 'natural' category, I...
4th Jun 2004, 07:14
Replies: 24
Views: 2,791
Posted By Friendly Pelican

Or mine. :mad:

Or mine.

:mad:
15th Apr 2004, 07:34
Replies: 21
Views: 2,416
Posted By Friendly Pelican

Sorry, I couldn't resist. Two Captains Kirk...

Sorry,
I couldn't resist.
Two Captains Kirk here in AirNZ....
One a nice bloke and nice to fly with....
One more of a Captain Picard and superb to fly with.
As far as CRM goes, a rhetorical:...
22nd Jan 2003, 17:13
Replies: 3
Views: 2,627
Posted By Friendly Pelican

Do you have a link to the judgement, or the...

Do you have a link to the judgement, or the proper name of the case: ie A vs B?
Ta muchly
21st Jan 2003, 22:49
Replies: 21
Views: 4,088
Posted By Friendly Pelican

Exclamation Widening the thread a little

First of all, to EWL: Mate, your post is, as usual, a study of moderation and common sense. You and KSP sidle up to an issue which is wider than aviation. We see it at work in the QF/ANZ proposal,...
10th Jul 2002, 04:45
Replies: 12
Views: 1,620
Posted By Friendly Pelican

Ready, Fire, Aim!

Personally, I grieve for the lost jobs at AN, particularly for the friends I made in the RAAF when I visited Edinburgh for Fincastle who went on to fly for AN. It's an emotion I share with every...
5th Jul 2002, 22:05
Replies: 77
Views: 7,163
Posted By Friendly Pelican

Talking BWAHAHAHA!

For a first post, that has to be the funniest, and also the most pitifully ignorant I've seen. That is, unless the 'ex' bit is just a little bit of a porkie.

Let's just go straight to the matter....
15th Apr 2002, 07:42
Replies: 4
Views: 1,240
Posted By Friendly Pelican

Unhappy Here is similar analysis from the Herald. NZ...

Here is similar analysis from the Herald.
NZ Herald...
16th Mar 2002, 14:05
Replies: 83
Views: 1,146
Posted By Friendly Pelican

fish Ah, the gravy stroke..... .. .BSD's and other...

Ah, the gravy stroke..... .. .BSD's and other posts point to the fact that the [email protected] isn't over yet. If anyone wants my cat in their pigeons, and briefly 'cos I'm off soon.... .. .QF and SQ...
Forum: Tech Log
7th Jan 2002, 21:58
Replies: 11
Views: 645
Posted By Friendly Pelican

Post Thanks everyone. Perhaps I wasn't too clear...

Thanks everyone.
Perhaps I wasn't too clear when I asked the question, but we seem to have got there in the end...
Airmanship aside, (yes, I agree it's less than ideal, but it's LHS prerogative;...
Forum: Tech Log
5th Jan 2002, 22:58
Replies: 11
Views: 645
Posted By Friendly Pelican

Talking Ah, the johs of TLAs! Command Airspeed Bug:...

Ah, the johs of TLAs!

Command Airspeed Bug: I think I've also seen it called the cursor.

...three letter abbreviation
Forum: Tech Log
5th Jan 2002, 09:39
Replies: 11
Views: 645
Posted By Friendly Pelican

fish 'One click on the CAB bug please'?

I'm a B733 F/O and I'm seeing this called a lot by some of the newer captains on our fleet, in some cases being called for just as the gear comes up. What's the deal here?

As you know, pressing...
14th Dec 2001, 00:54
Replies: 2
Views: 488
Posted By Friendly Pelican

Angel Thanks PP! I had Slash at the back of my...

Thanks PP!

I had Slash at the back of my mind, but couldn't put a name to him.

If you're reading this, Slasher, please email me at [email protected]

Kind regards to all for the season!
...
12th Dec 2001, 02:16
Replies: 2
Views: 488
Posted By Friendly Pelican

fish Vietnam?

Casting about for options, I came across a piece in Flight about Vietnam.

I was wondering if anyone could spare the time to jot a few thoughts down please? (I get the impression from Dunnunda that...
25th Nov 2001, 06:26
Replies: 16
Views: 536
Posted By Friendly Pelican

Talking Don't you just hate it when you look and find a...

Don't you just hate it when you look and find a whole lot of useful stuff after the fact...

Took the plunge last weekend and it went well enough, but I'll be a fixture at the WinUp site for a...
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