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2nd May 2013, 04:22
Replies: 13
Views: 5,637
Posted By reallyoldfart

Quote: "This morning at YSSY in the after 0600Z...

Quote: "This morning at YSSY in the after 0600Z curfew rush"

I think the above quote indicates this person's vast aviation knowledge!!!
23rd Oct 2011, 04:17
Replies: 228
Views: 439,822
Posted By reallyoldfart

De Havilland Pilot, I think the engineer you...

De Havilland Pilot,

I think the engineer you mentioned may have been Bill Spence - he was with Airfast for a while in PNG as well as Camden
26th Jun 2011, 12:14
Replies: 131
Views: 30,218
Posted By reallyoldfart

Some interesting "not so accurate observations...

Some interesting "not so accurate observations made on this forum", particularly about the Unionair Queenairs (FWG & RUU) and operations with the army.

Fact 1. Army pilots did fly the aircraft...
23rd Jun 2011, 06:16
Replies: 96
Views: 16,189
Posted By reallyoldfart

Interesting to see Dick Smith pop up again on the...

Interesting to see Dick Smith pop up again on the news as an AVIATION EXPERT!! Seems he is now an authority on volcanic ash as well.

I still wonder who adorned him with the title of AVIATION...
21st Jun 2011, 11:36
Replies: 117
Views: 17,181
Posted By reallyoldfart

Well said Hugh!!!! Amos2 is obviously a...

Well said Hugh!!!!

Amos2 is obviously a really experienced aeronaut and therefore qualified to make such a judgement.

Just a pity he hasn't got the guts to expand on his stupid comments and...
Forum: Jet Blast
29th May 2010, 12:48
Replies: 3,265
Views: 160,231
Posted By reallyoldfart

Tinpis - Good one How did you post the...

Tinpis - Good one

How did you post the pic? I have tried copy and paste but doesn't seem to work here.
Forum: Rotorheads
29th May 2010, 12:17
Replies: 47
Views: 26,164
Posted By reallyoldfart

Good to see some interest in this thread, BUT...

Good to see some interest in this thread, BUT ONLY ONE PHOTO SO FAR.

Like me, most of you probably have pics of this era that are either on slides or printed photographs. I am currently searching...
Forum: Rotorheads
16th May 2010, 00:28
Replies: 47
Views: 26,164
Posted By reallyoldfart

AIRFAST photo thread

Just had a look through the Bristow photo thread - very impressive and nostalgic.

Are there any ex-AIRFAST/HELICOPTER UTILITIES chaps out there who would be interested in a similar thread and...
Forum: Jet Blast
15th May 2010, 22:27
Replies: 3,265
Views: 160,231
Posted By reallyoldfart

Diesel, It is good to hear somebody other...

Diesel,

It is good to hear somebody other than myself say that the media needs to re-read the dictionary WRT using the word HERO. Good on Jessica for pointing this out to KRUDD, who I am sure...
Forum: Jet Blast
15th May 2010, 11:47
Replies: 69
Views: 4,446
Posted By reallyoldfart

Kevin's monosyllabic, robotic, lying voice, only...

Kevin's monosyllabic, robotic, lying voice, only slightly worse than the colony of far king crows that crank up at 0 dark thirty every morning.
12th May 2010, 23:47
Replies: 29
Views: 11,319
Posted By reallyoldfart

Quote: "A FORMER bankrupt Gold Coast...

Quote:

"A FORMER bankrupt Gold Coast businessman with a chequered background and no aviation experience has started Australia's newest airline... PacificFlier.com"

Oh deary me - I wonder who,...
12th May 2010, 07:57
Replies: 60
Views: 12,375
Posted By reallyoldfart

Until the real facts come out, we are wrong to...

Until the real facts come out, we are wrong to start laying blame - personally I don't believe descending below LSA in IMC is all that smart, if that is what actually happened.

MORE IMPORTANTLY,...
11th May 2010, 02:09
Replies: 60
Views: 12,375
Posted By reallyoldfart

Aircraft too low in SEQ??

Any substance to this or is it another example of accurate aviation reporting by the media>>

Passenger planes dropped too low over Gold Coast: ATSB...
20th Feb 2010, 04:46
Replies: 384
Views: 88,912
Posted By reallyoldfart

Jesus frank, don't mention the midnight foil...

Jesus frank, don't mention the midnight foil fairy again - Kevin might just get another of his brilliant ideas and move the oxygen thief sideways into the job as Aviation minister:ugh:
Forum: Jet Blast
26th Jan 2010, 10:28
Replies: 60
Views: 6,448
Posted By reallyoldfart

Boeing - fair enough. BTW, my last post was in...

Boeing - fair enough. BTW, my last post was in error by ONLY ten years:confused: - my stuff-up:\ and I must appologise
Forum: Jet Blast
26th Jan 2010, 09:41
Replies: 60
Views: 6,448
Posted By reallyoldfart

Boeing, Hind sight is marvellous isn't it?? ...

Boeing,

Hind sight is marvellous isn't it??

With such great hindsight, what would you have done, considering the emminent qualifications of Hawke and Abeles in airline management??????????
...
Forum: Jet Blast
26th Jan 2010, 07:50
Replies: 60
Views: 6,448
Posted By reallyoldfart

It's always interesting to hear bean counters...

It's always interesting to hear bean counters spruke on about how they saved a company - ie got rid of the workers who generate the income to make the bean counters' offices more comfortable.
...
23rd Jan 2010, 23:49
Replies: 16
Views: 2,675
Posted By reallyoldfart

If you can get hold of a book titled "TEST...

If you can get hold of a book titled "TEST PILOTS" by Don Middleton ISBN 0-00-218098-7, published 1985, you may find what you are looking for. This is one of those books you can read, re-read and...
23rd Jan 2010, 10:27
Replies: 88
Views: 10,176
Posted By reallyoldfart

Goodonya, Those days Titan mentioned may be...

Goodonya,

Those days Titan mentioned may be over, But I for one won't get over it particularly when you tell me to - in those days I used to get on any Australian airline as a pax and feel very...
Forum: ATC Issues
11th Dec 2009, 09:33
Replies: 86
Views: 10,417
Posted By reallyoldfart

Yep, had it happen - on short final, expecting...

Yep, had it happen - on short final, expecting late landing clearance as one ahead clears the rwy. Just as he clears, the :mad:turkey behind me had been instructed to contact the tower and pushes...
9th Dec 2009, 23:49
Replies: 13
Views: 8,826
Posted By reallyoldfart

Good luck with trying on-line check-in etc-...

Good luck with trying on-line check-in etc- recently did SY -BKK - LHR - HKK - Sy and tried to check-in online for every sector and got the message that this service was not available- absolutely...
Forum: Rotorheads
9th Dec 2009, 09:20
Replies: 15
Views: 4,132
Posted By reallyoldfart

Guys, I think we had better slow down on the...

Guys, I think we had better slow down on the opinionating and innuendo here - the news footage was shot hours after the accident, so I think it is wrong to infer that weather was a factor at this...
8th Nov 2009, 05:42
Replies: 15
Views: 4,267
Posted By reallyoldfart

Quote: Captcloudbuster "The longer I remain...

Quote: Captcloudbuster

"The longer I remain in the aviation game the more instances I see where management react poorly with a short term mentality."

Mate you hit the nail right on the head -...
6th Sep 2009, 00:59
Replies: 2
Views: 894
Posted By reallyoldfart

ATR ?? at Maroochydore

Morning all, Was I correct in thinking I saw an ATR doing circuits at Maroochy a couple of days ago- had a blue tail but that's all I could see. Anybody got the details??
5th Jan 2009, 08:36
Replies: 208
Views: 37,871
Posted By reallyoldfart

Wake up to the world of commercial reality

It has been an interesting read, so far, but there is a lot of banter from persons with either no memory, short memory, or are too young to remember our previous dealings with the frogs. It has to...
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