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5th Jul 2022, 06:52
Replies: 82
Views: 15,642
Posted By Australopithecus

If you haven’t seen today’s news NSW has issued...

If you haven’t seen today’s news NSW has issued advice to again mask up indoors. Apparently the various CMOs are in discussion about another round of national mask mandates. Even for the fit and...
4th Jul 2022, 02:41
Replies: 2,303
Views: 844,103
Posted By Australopithecus

The E3 visa agreement was reached fair and square...

The E3 visa agreement was reached fair and square with the USA as part of our bilateral free trade deal and is mutually beneficial. If your own government was too lax to seek out such a treaty for...
3rd Jul 2022, 03:44
Replies: 47
Views: 14,611
Posted By Australopithecus

My apologies then Poppa. On other types Airbus...

My apologies then Poppa. On other types Airbus gives lots of latitude to land over weight if needed. I can’t imagine that landing 40 tonnes over would be a big deal if needed. In this case how would...
3rd Jul 2022, 00:41
Replies: 47
Views: 14,611
Posted By Australopithecus

Thats a wing/body fairing in an unpressurised...

Thats a wing/body fairing in an unpressurised part of the aircraft. Absent any way convenient way to actually visualise that damage why would the crew return an apparently normal aircraft back to...
Forum: Jet Blast
1st Jul 2022, 07:13
Replies: 16
Views: 3,989
Posted By Australopithecus

Bye Prince

Bye Prince
28th Jun 2022, 22:26
Replies: 18
Views: 7,428
Posted By Australopithecus

“Heck, even GT would have got that one right ......

“Heck, even GT would have got that one right ... https://www.pprune.org/images/smilies/embarass.gif“

Assumes facts not in evidence.😎

The ABC does have some fine journalists, but of course not...
25th Jun 2022, 07:44
Replies: 2,121
Views: 766,543
Posted By Australopithecus

Well maybe they will manage to double their...

Well maybe they will manage to double their bookings. As someone mentioned that will still leave 66% of the plane empty. I thought that Flight Centre did a lot of bookings pre covid. I think people...
25th Jun 2022, 02:02
Replies: 52
Views: 15,276
Posted By Australopithecus

Hans, that article is eight years old. I am sure...

Hans, that article is eight years old. I am sure that progress has been made in that time, don’t you?
25th Jun 2022, 01:07
Replies: 2,121
Views: 766,543
Posted By Australopithecus

Finally they are getting their ducks in a row. QF...

Finally they are getting their ducks in a row. QF has infuriated enough people to fill every Rex jet. If Rex can deliver an actual premium product they can secure real market share. Earlier in this...
21st Jun 2022, 11:39
Replies: 34
Views: 6,137
Posted By Australopithecus

I will add my advice to those advocating a move...

I will add my advice to those advocating a move to the US. Australia is a very very desirable country and will never have trouble attracting pilots from elsewhere to fill seats. Operators know this,...
20th Jun 2022, 02:48
Replies: 544
Views: 183,696
Posted By Australopithecus

And a quick review of the plate tells you that...

And a quick review of the plate tells you that you don’t do it in the middle of a winter storm period.

Anyway, off to have lunch with my medical student nephew. He's in second year and already...
14th Jun 2022, 07:54
Replies: 544
Views: 183,696
Posted By Australopithecus

You can indeed look professional in a well...

You can indeed look professional in a well fitting polo shirt.
A golf pro.
Is that the image you wish to project?

Sorry boys, the job you want to do isn’t a casual resort worker’s gig. Even my...
14th Jun 2022, 07:42
Replies: 43
Views: 15,541
Posted By Australopithecus

How do companies fail? Slowly for a long time,...

How do companies fail? Slowly for a long time, the all at once. If QF had a fully engaged competitor we would be toast. Well done. The kind you smell just before stroking out.
13th Jun 2022, 23:56
Replies: 43
Views: 15,541
Posted By Australopithecus

We just saw a Swissport group of trainees under...

We just saw a Swissport group of trainees under our nose in Melbourne. I take no pleasure in reporting that we both thought it looked like a far side cartoon.
13th Jun 2022, 02:36
Replies: 544
Views: 183,696
Posted By Australopithecus

If they are seriously spending money...

If they are seriously spending money commissioning custom sneakers they have either got

a) pockets so deep that they should frighten every other competitor

or

b) No clue about what is going...
10th Jun 2022, 11:03
Replies: 14
Views: 8,060
Posted By Australopithecus

Yes it is the best from a pax point of view, by...

Yes it is the best from a pax point of view, by far. The opposite is true from an operator’s perspective however. That aircraft with less than half life used are being scrapped should tell you just...
10th Jun 2022, 03:50
Replies: 544
Views: 183,696
Posted By Australopithecus

We're not ******* superheroes. Speak for...

We're not ******* superheroes.

Speak for yourself. Looking like an adult to perform an adult role shouldn’t be too much of chore.
9th Jun 2022, 08:40
Replies: 544
Views: 183,696
Posted By Australopithecus

Bunch of clowns? How then would you characterise...

Bunch of clowns? How then would you characterise people who target minuscule markets between city pairs that might be able to support an aircraft (or a fleet of many aircraft ) a quarter of the size...
9th Jun 2022, 04:11
Replies: 544
Views: 183,696
Posted By Australopithecus

CX + redundant Tiger and Virgin crew and QF 737...

CX + redundant Tiger and Virgin crew and QF 737 engineers. QF ground staff too.
8th Jun 2022, 06:52
Replies: 16
Views: 6,002
Posted By Australopithecus

Oh man! Where do I sign? I can’t wait to: ...

Oh man! Where do I sign?

I can’t wait to:
“Enjoy the challenge of being physically active, working in all weathers”

I can’t wait to avoid a pesky reliable full time position....
8th Jun 2022, 04:10
Replies: 16
Views: 6,002
Posted By Australopithecus

yeah, I just saw that on Seek. Not indicated is...

yeah, I just saw that on Seek. Not indicated is how many months you have to endure on crap pay to get the bonus. The pool of people with no criminal record willing to work for crap money on split...
8th Jun 2022, 01:58
Replies: 16
Views: 6,002
Posted By Australopithecus

Wha wha what now? Where did you hear that? (Not...

Wha wha what now? Where did you hear that? (Not that I would be surprised)
8th Jun 2022, 00:40
Replies: 90
Views: 27,730
Posted By Australopithecus

Keep telling yourself that.

Keep telling yourself that.
6th Jun 2022, 01:37
Replies: 2,121
Views: 766,543
Posted By Australopithecus

QF recently cancelled several MEL flights due to...

QF recently cancelled several MEL flights due to staff shortages on the ramp. The consolidated load effect was of course full flights,
Rex’s “build it and they will come” marketing strategy is...
2nd Jun 2022, 07:10
Replies: 2,121
Views: 766,543
Posted By Australopithecus

More on airline costs… Long ago (1980’s)...

More on airline costs…

Long ago (1980’s) legacy airlines had a break-even load factor of around 74%. Fuel was always about 33% of the operating costs. Fuel was cheap, but sales overheads were...
2nd Jun 2022, 05:33
Replies: 2,121
Views: 766,543
Posted By Australopithecus

My numbers aren’t per minute in cruise burn, they...

My numbers aren’t per minute in cruise burn, they are the average total stage time burn for the sectors we are discussing.
Longer flights are slightly more efficient since the climb burn is offset...
1st Jun 2022, 09:42
Replies: 2,121
Views: 766,543
Posted By Australopithecus

737-800 fuel burn is around 46 kg per minute plus...

737-800 fuel burn is around 46 kg per minute plus 200ish for taxi and another 300 for the approach. Medium weighs; maybe a couple kg/minute more at heavy weights.
1st Jun 2022, 07:38
Replies: 2,121
Views: 766,543
Posted By Australopithecus

I see how you did the math, but a SYD-MEL flight...

I see how you did the math, but a SYD-MEL flight chews up 3,600 kgs, 1185 gallons. At $3.50 per, thats 41 passengers tickets for fuel. Even poorly paid crew would cost Rex another 9 passenger...
29th May 2022, 02:26
Replies: 90
Views: 27,730
Posted By Australopithecus

…”no changes to salary”. Because of a declared...

…”no changes to salary”. Because of a declared pay freeze despite 5+% inflation? Oh, ok then. Variations to awards used to be a two-way street.

Weight and speed also used to be a thing. More...
24th May 2022, 09:15
Replies: 8
Views: 3,630
Posted By Australopithecus

Jepp FD Pro....

Jepp FD Pro. DHC-8/717/737//767/787/A320/A330/A380 Long and short haul.

This app never leaves me wishing for more features. Logical and flexible.
23rd May 2022, 02:32
Replies: 35
Views: 9,112
Posted By Australopithecus

Are you contemplating spending your own money to...

Are you contemplating spending your own money to value-add to your house?
22nd May 2022, 05:10
Replies: 35
Views: 9,112
Posted By Australopithecus

Hell, I am all for a curfew. Preferably one that...

Hell, I am all for a curfew. Preferably one that ends at 0900. Aircraft noise affected areas in BNE have a legitimate complaint in my view. The ridiculous STARs with their low level nav exercises add...
22nd May 2022, 02:21
Replies: 137
Views: 50,796
Posted By Australopithecus

They may not hold EASA licences since brexit. But...

They may not hold EASA licences since brexit. But either way, I don’t think you can fly VH aircraft here without a CASA licence.

If those contractors have to pay the FBT on the accomodation they...
22nd May 2022, 02:01
Replies: 35
Views: 9,112
Posted By Australopithecus

Interesting questions and big assumptions. The...

Interesting questions and big assumptions. The big issue is climate change, and realpolitik may diminish the urgency of any other election promises including airport noise.
20th May 2022, 22:13
Replies: 2,303
Views: 844,103
Posted By Australopithecus

I was wondering if that is true, and it doesn’t...

I was wondering if that is true, and it doesn’t seem to be in either Australia or the USA. Lawyers caution against asking about criminal history on the application, but it is evidently fair game in...
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