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10th Oct 2018, 19:55
Replies: 46
Views: 13,734
Posted By 4Greens

What happened to the AFAP? It was very...

What happened to the AFAP? It was very effective in my day, the sixties.
9th Oct 2018, 07:19
Replies: 9
Views: 2,542
Posted By 4Greens

Make sure you have a thorough medical preferably...

Make sure you have a thorough medical preferably with a Doctor who does such a thing. Check with the CAA.
30th Sep 2018, 07:13
Replies: 0
Views: 584
Posted By 4Greens

RAeS Library

In case you are not aware,there is a very good aviation library at Farnborough. It is run by the Royal Aeronautical Society and can be tracked down via their website.

Its full of books covering...
Forum: Tech Log
29th Sep 2018, 20:43
Replies: 23
Views: 6,518
Posted By 4Greens

It is what I mentioned. Their equipment works on...

It is what I mentioned. Their equipment works on the films they show. It also shows water making the fire worse.

After hearing the talk I felt this is a major problem and we need to know if the...
Forum: Tech Log
29th Sep 2018, 09:09
Replies: 23
Views: 6,518
Posted By 4Greens

They did demonstrate water, it does not work.

They did demonstrate water, it does not work.
Forum: Tech Log
28th Sep 2018, 20:10
Replies: 23
Views: 6,518
Posted By 4Greens

Battery fires

I sat in on a very interesting lecture at the Royal Aeronautical Society (RAeS) about battery fires on aircraft.
The lecturer was from a US safety group. It had some really interesting films of what...
26th Sep 2018, 20:56
Replies: 17
Views: 6,164
Posted By 4Greens

Time as an SO teaches you a lot. Its very good...

Time as an SO teaches you a lot. Its very good training and you get paid.

Bin there, done that
14th Sep 2018, 07:24
Replies: 46
Views: 24,843
Posted By 4Greens

The problem sounds like a dodgy battery....

The problem sounds like a dodgy battery. Interested to hear the result of an enquiry.
3rd Sep 2018, 19:57
Replies: 13
Views: 3,049
Posted By 4Greens

Short service

Do the RAF or Navy still have short service commissions with a sum of money at the end?
25th Jul 2018, 07:09
Replies: 69
Views: 13,435
Posted By 4Greens

It should be two pilots in the cockpit at all...

It should be two pilots in the cockpit at all times.
18th Jul 2018, 19:46
Replies: 211
Views: 72,052
Posted By 4Greens

Twin engined aircraft are much cheaper to operate...

Twin engined aircraft are much cheaper to operate and have the same or better range than four engine models. Bye bye 747 and 380 aircraft.
Replies: 2
Views: 1,124
Posted By 4Greens

Safety Briefing

Just had a flight with BA. I was interested in their Safety briefing. It was a video of some well known comedians doing the briefing. It was funny and accurate. I noticed that all the passengers were...
20th Jun 2018, 19:34
Replies: 49
Views: 9,181
Posted By 4Greens

I did training on them in the late fifties and...

I did training on them in the late fifties and without tanks an hour was it.
12th May 2018, 07:21
Replies: 197
Views: 120,130
Posted By 4Greens

Beards may interfere with the use of an oxygen...

Beards may interfere with the use of an oxygen mask.
2nd May 2018, 21:00
Replies: 6
Views: 3,048
Posted By 4Greens

I did my training at Linton in 1959. Many moons...

I did my training at Linton in 1959. Many moons ago.
30th Apr 2018, 20:42
Replies: 6
Views: 3,048
Posted By 4Greens

RAF Linton on Ouse

Did my training at the above as a Royal Navy pilot. Is it still going ?
30th Apr 2018, 20:38
Replies: 572
Views: 225,219
Posted By 4Greens

I didnt realise the first flight was a 767. Did...

I didnt realise the first flight was a 767. Did it need much system changes ?
23rd Apr 2018, 19:59
Replies: 42
Views: 10,933
Posted By 4Greens

When I did time as a Second Officer in Qantas,...

When I did time as a Second Officer in Qantas, part of my duty on long haul was to relieve the Flight Engineer so he could rest. This required simulator training and testing. This knowledge stood me...
16th Apr 2018, 07:06
Replies: 18
Views: 3,154
Posted By 4Greens

It wasn't an issue flying of a carrier in the RN.

It wasn't an issue flying of a carrier in the RN.
11th Apr 2018, 19:44
Replies: 10
Views: 2,493
Posted By 4Greens

Where is this event ?

Where is this event ?
10th Apr 2018, 22:35
Replies: 2
Views: 5,679
Posted By 4Greens

BA turnback

Heard on the news tonight that BA had a problem and had turned back.
9th Apr 2018, 19:51
Replies: 36
Views: 9,051
Posted By 4Greens

Where is the second RPT airport at Sydney ?

Where is the second RPT airport at Sydney ?
9th Apr 2018, 07:23
Replies: 36
Views: 9,051
Posted By 4Greens

From the tone of these comments, can I assume...

From the tone of these comments, can I assume Bankstown has closed ? Did time there myself a long time ago.
4th Apr 2018, 19:54
Replies: 13
Views: 5,277
Posted By 4Greens

UNSW is by far the best as it is largely run and...

UNSW is by far the best as it is largely run and taught by people who have extensive experience in the industry.
Forum: ATC Issues
4th Apr 2018, 19:48
Replies: 8
Views: 1,807
Posted By 4Greens

New NATS ATC system

Just for info, Australia introduced the new system in 1995.
31st Mar 2018, 15:55
Replies: 30
Views: 7,095
Posted By 4Greens

Thats a very good reason for keeping her in the...

Thats a very good reason for keeping her in the RN.
30th Mar 2018, 22:49
Replies: 30
Views: 7,095
Posted By 4Greens

Just a reminder, when the carrier has its side...

Just a reminder, when the carrier has its side lift down it is very vulnerable
29th Mar 2018, 20:44
Replies: 30
Views: 7,095
Posted By 4Greens

A carrier is extremely vulnerable when it has its...

A carrier is extremely vulnerable when it has its side lift down. A relatively small missile can cause catastrophe if it is fired into this area, hence the need for many escorts.
29th Mar 2018, 07:08
Replies: 30
Views: 7,095
Posted By 4Greens

HMS Ocean

As an ex RN man I was appalled to see the sale of HMS Ocean to Brazil. A very valuable asset in a very run down Fleet Air Arm.

At the moment it has two large carriers with no aircraft and not...
22nd Mar 2018, 21:52
Replies: 62
Views: 22,865
Posted By 4Greens

Got two Greens many moons ago. One for...

Got two Greens many moons ago.

One for staying on the flight deck when the wire parted. It had a Gannet setting and my Scimitar broke it.

Two was for managing to control a Scimitar when the...
16th Mar 2018, 20:48
Replies: 120
Views: 28,277
Posted By 4Greens

Did some work with an organisation using US...

Did some work with an organisation using US registered aircraft. The US regs are brilliant, simple to apply and very clear. They are a perfect
model for Australia.
28th Feb 2018, 19:47
Replies: 1
SMS
Views: 880
Posted By 4Greens

SMS

Have had a query re SMS. How much is it a requirement of various Government organisations and is it monitored by the relevant civil aviation departments ?
26th Feb 2018, 20:49
Replies: 1,417
Views: 1,533,497
Posted By 4Greens

Third runway at Heathrow

Have been reading the report which is many pages long. Am interested in readers views on steeper approaches using a 3.2 degree glideslope to reduce noise. It doesnt seem very much to me and can it be...
23rd Feb 2018, 20:36
Replies: 1,417
Views: 1,533,497
Posted By 4Greens

Heathrow runway

Have been involved in discussions over the building of another runway at Heathrow. I would be interested on the views of ppruners on this very difficult decision.
23rd Feb 2018, 19:54
Replies: 66
Views: 16,641
Posted By 4Greens

The Quick Access Recorder (QAR) may have given a...

The Quick Access Recorder (QAR) may have given a few clues.
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