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26th Jul 2020, 22:43
Replies: 13
Views: 2,984
Posted By Horatio Leafblower

I will employ a good candidate with Baron time...

I will employ a good candidate with Baron time ahead of the same candidate with Duchess or Seminole time every day of the week. They can be slotted into our Charter ops straight away with less fuss...
26th Jul 2020, 01:54
Replies: 11
Views: 2,112
Posted By Horatio Leafblower

RadioSaigon: A very wise young employee taught...

RadioSaigon:
A very wise young employee taught me that no matter how late you are now, your failure to walk once around the aircraft checking those critical things (fuel caps, chocks, pitot covers,...
16th Jun 2020, 09:37
Replies: 1
Views: 982
Posted By Horatio Leafblower

C206 available ex Scone, if of any interest. ...

C206 available ex Scone, if of any interest.
Call Airspeed Aviation on 1300 247 773
21st May 2020, 02:27
Replies: 22
Views: 3,154
Posted By Horatio Leafblower

We have been operating between QLD and NSW almost...

We have been operating between QLD and NSW almost daily throughout the COVID 19 restrictions and have never once had even so much as a casual query.

Local police wanted to stop us flight training...
14th May 2020, 02:59
Replies: 14
Views: 3,271
Posted By Horatio Leafblower

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/...

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/667x1000/bw_060_604f6b292ebf1c20cdb4e8b9f6260402a7888aeb.jpg
Cherian George, Scone Aircraft Maintenance, 26 July 2013
8th May 2020, 23:52
Replies: 31
Views: 5,135
Posted By Horatio Leafblower

There is scope for confusion. A lot of my charter...

There is scope for confusion. A lot of my charter pilots/instructors seemed to be going to an aerodrome abrreviated to "SBK". What the hell they were doing at Springbrook, a VFR reporting point for...
5th May 2020, 05:30
Replies: 140
Views: 67,154
Posted By Horatio Leafblower

Sadly, largely, very true. The problem is that...

Sadly, largely, very true. The problem is that the ambitious people who want to make things happen (for themselves and others) actually DO make things happen, and move on.

I do wonder if the...
5th May 2020, 03:27
Replies: 140
Views: 67,154
Posted By Horatio Leafblower

I'd suggest people DO want to learn but often do...

I'd suggest people DO want to learn but often do not know what they do not know. Private Equity owners and champion Equestrians don't know what they are doing with flight training and don't want to...
1st May 2020, 11:36
Replies: 140
Views: 67,154
Posted By Horatio Leafblower

VH-MLE you are spot on. ATSB blaming the...

VH-MLE you are spot on.
ATSB blaming the operator's ops manual is bullshit: For the purposes of the operation, CASA was the operator AND they had accepted those procedures in Rossair's manual.

SG...
26th Apr 2020, 12:51
Replies: 21
Views: 3,333
Posted By Horatio Leafblower

There was a neat 5-ship formation from BFTS in...

There was a neat 5-ship formation from BFTS in Tamworth, shaped to show as the Southern Cross in the dawn sky.

Don't know who was behind it, but well done that man/woman
20th Apr 2020, 00:02
Replies: 6
Views: 1,366
Posted By Horatio Leafblower

One recently ferried from Aus to Belgrade......

One recently ferried from Aus to Belgrade... happy to do the job for you!
14th Apr 2020, 22:51
Replies: 35
Views: 6,495
Posted By Horatio Leafblower

Not a lawyer are you, Jane? :rolleyes:

Not a lawyer are you, Jane? :rolleyes:
10th Apr 2020, 13:02
Replies: 24
Views: 5,238
Posted By Horatio Leafblower

A new fixed pitch prop is about $7800, but there...

A new fixed pitch prop is about $7800, but there is no way you will need a new one at overhaul unless you are operating off sand or very rocky ground. You can expect a fixed pitch prop to last 18-20...
3rd Apr 2020, 15:07
Replies: 40
Views: 13,172
Posted By Horatio Leafblower

Air Ace would recall the zero-cost quonsett huts...

Air Ace would recall the zero-cost quonsett huts of the 1950s without running water or electricity and have you believe that the idea of shutting down the 21st century palaces with their bajillion...
3rd Apr 2020, 11:22
Replies: 69
Views: 10,061
Posted By Horatio Leafblower

Sprocket Check I dunno who the hell taught you...

Sprocket Check
I dunno who the hell taught you to fly but this is Crazy talk.

The end of ASIC?

A wise man, who fled communist Checkoslavakia, told me that modern Australia is a worst police...
3rd Apr 2020, 10:10
Replies: 825
Views: 614,628
Posted By Horatio Leafblower

Based on 30--odd years in Aviation watching the...

Based on 30--odd years in Aviation watching the Pilots strike of 89, recession we had to have in 91-94, the tech crunch in 2000, Sept 11 in 2001, the GFC in 2008, and now this....

This, too, shall...
2nd Apr 2020, 10:27
Replies: 47
Views: 12,165
Posted By Horatio Leafblower

....if you have any.

....if you have any.
31st Mar 2020, 04:11
Replies: 8
Views: 1,975
Posted By Horatio Leafblower

Devil Regional Aviation Issues Paper

Hi Team,

I am wondering if anyone was aware that the Federal Gummint, in all its wisdom, is preparing a Regional Aviation policy statement. The following from their web page...
30th Mar 2020, 06:37
Replies: 54
Views: 20,633
Posted By Horatio Leafblower

Bravo Ixixly. For what it's worth, CAE in...

Bravo Ixixly.

For what it's worth, CAE in Tamworth are using face masks and gloves as well as the other expected precautions.
30th Mar 2020, 06:10
Replies: 30
Views: 5,379
Posted By Horatio Leafblower

What's that quote? Something along the lines of...

What's that quote? Something along the lines of "Integrity is doing what's right, even when nobody's watching"

If that's their chosen action in response to the current circumstances, one wonders...
29th Mar 2020, 09:46
Replies: 30
Views: 5,379
Posted By Horatio Leafblower

There has been a lot of sharing between schools...

There has been a lot of sharing between schools of protocols and precautions. Everyone is trying to do their best without retrenching staff or disrupting students training.
24th Mar 2020, 09:40
Replies: 39
Views: 21,026
Posted By Horatio Leafblower

Ladloy don't you realise how much you owe The...

Ladloy don't you realise how much you owe The Chairman for his investment in you?!?
19th Mar 2020, 23:12
Replies: 216
Views: 109,221
Posted By Horatio Leafblower

I wouldn't say never, but immensely unlikely. ...

I wouldn't say never, but immensely unlikely.

...I have however employed several 600-700 hour instructors in recent years who have ended up flying single pilot IFR twins within 6 months. It's not...
19th Mar 2020, 04:48
Replies: 216
Views: 109,221
Posted By Horatio Leafblower

Good luck training in Bristells, the flying...

Good luck training in Bristells, the flying school which is the subject of this thread has explored that with disasterous consequences for several instructors and students.
19th Mar 2020, 03:37
Replies: 216
Views: 109,221
Posted By Horatio Leafblower

Biggles, your maths is OK but some of your...

Biggles,
your maths is OK but some of your underlying assumptions are a bit out of date. People want a "product" handed to them on a plate. A program of training. The vast majority of CPL trainees...
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