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17th Apr 2015, 13:11
Replies: 1,694
Views: 4,041,170
Posted By walu

Another seaplane moment..

Here is an old snap for Pianoman, hope your still enjoying your floats mate and thanks for all the wonderful shots in the Whitsundays. I've got great memories of that region too! :ok:
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Forum: Middle East
22nd Jan 2014, 16:00
Replies: 11
Views: 9,224
Posted By walu

I was overhead minutes after it happened!

Hey mate, my good friend might have been flying, I still can't reach her, she was on all day today in that machine. I can't get any info either, I was on a tour and overhead the Atlantis minutes...
13th Oct 2013, 17:55
Replies: 1,694
Views: 4,041,170
Posted By walu

Nice shots VH-XXX, that'll be Venezia Lido (San...

Nice shots VH-XXX, that'll be Venezia Lido (San Nicolo) followed by LGKR Corfu!
Operated out of both of these airports and I love them both as much as their surrounding waters! Gorgeous stuff!
13th Oct 2013, 17:33
Replies: 1,694
Views: 4,041,170
Posted By walu

Piano Man that a gorgeous shot mate, that water...

Piano Man that a gorgeous shot mate, that water is scary glass for operating at the Reef! Probably more so for the ensuring departure but I'm sure you've got that sorted...so why are these your last...
13th Oct 2013, 07:40
Replies: 39
Views: 21,694
Posted By walu

My thoughts go out to the co-pilot and the other...

My thoughts go out to the co-pilot and the other fatality and injured. Just by looking at the aircraft reminds me of other twin otter crashes I have witnessed, it is still a very strong airframe...
9th Jul 2011, 11:15
Replies: 17
Views: 14,526
Posted By walu

Lovely place to work, the Maldives that is,...

Lovely place to work, the Maldives that is, things have changed in the working environment there but essentially it's still the most challenging and often blissful flying you will see on floats. To...
20th Sep 2010, 07:27
Replies: 5
Views: 2,433
Posted By walu

I think if your interested in MAT or TMA , just...

I think if your interested in MAT or TMA , just realize it's DHC-6 FLOAT experience that they want, no offense to experienced guys and girls out there, but that's just what is needed to operate...
3rd Sep 2010, 18:25
Replies: 731
Views: 498,990
Posted By walu

It's Dubai Silicon Oasis, I was about four miles...

It's Dubai Silicon Oasis, I was about four miles away on a tour, next to Maidan Race Track when it went in apparently, nothing on tower said at time or when I departed Dubai Creek at 18:10 pm! Just...
6th Sep 2009, 04:53
Replies: 43
Views: 12,311
Posted By walu

I think these guys have reasearched this project...

I think these guys have reasearched this project for five years, they've got some money behind them and now it's a matter of an aircraft/maintenance and a base. The planned partnership with HA is not...
Forum: Italian Forum
24th Jul 2009, 09:44
Replies: 11
Views: 1,923
Posted By walu

Wink Rollix, you are indeed incorrect and jaded (molto...

Rollix, you are indeed incorrect and jaded (molto cinico!) about your views of the South!

In fact it's quiet the opposite from my experience, the South (Apulia in my case) is cheaper, friendlier,...
Forum: Middle East
9th Jul 2009, 16:25
Replies: 10
Views: 3,766
Posted By walu

My god all the irony in here, how much can one...

My god all the irony in here, how much can one take!

I'd like to quote this if I may,

"in our culture, "ethics" is really is a matter of degree, for our social system promotes and rewards...
9th Jul 2009, 15:50
Replies: 5
Views: 1,064
Posted By walu

Smile Airy Fairy, your right it is tricky! If you feel...

Airy Fairy, your right it is tricky! If you feel like speaking to the people who have done this already (operator in Scotland springs to mind!) or the UK CAA directly they'll tell you what need's to...
6th Jun 2009, 17:04
Replies: 1
Views: 1,100
Posted By walu

Hi TAWL, thanks for the heads up, I'm keen to...

Hi TAWL, thanks for the heads up, I'm keen to know more as I'm between jobs at the moment. I am based in southern Italy , current ICAO and JAR and have about 170 hours from some years back. Can you...
2nd Apr 2009, 09:07
Replies: 35
Views: 3,614
Posted By walu

Remoak and others talking about this incident...

Remoak and others talking about this incident have little if nothing to offer this discussion unless you have experience on this type of aircraft in this type of operation. Much like someone talking...
13th Mar 2009, 10:48
Replies: 10,254
Views: 2,942,521
Posted By walu

this is the only four letter ICAO seadrome you can fly to in Europe!

MobileMe Gallery (http://gallery.me.com/andrewjkennedy71/100006/_DSC5980)

not really a regular destination but was a stop over in a bygone age!
28th Feb 2009, 07:40
Replies: 10
Views: 2,895
Posted By walu

Good morning JP4, here's some of the links which...

Good morning JP4, here's some of the links which are used widely in these parts, Oban tourism information and accommodation, Argyll, Scotland (http://www.oban.org.uk/webcam/index.html) (Might be off...
27th Feb 2009, 12:30
Replies: 10
Views: 2,895
Posted By walu

Yes Beach Bum Flyer, I've heard of that "Geese"...

Yes Beach Bum Flyer, I've heard of that "Geese" operation but they operate under a different AOC to Loch Lomond Seaplane's one;). I also know how bad the weather gets there and maybe JP4 should give...
Forum: Tech Log
6th Feb 2009, 11:29
Replies: 16
Views: 3,082
Posted By walu

If this is the case what is a single engine...

If this is the case what is a single engine turbo-prop conducting air services in EASA land meant to carry as Final Reserve?
:confused:

I'm going to look it up now, damn! :8
Forum: Questions
12th Dec 2008, 15:07
Replies: 5
Views: 766
Posted By walu

Sucking egg's wasn't meant to be fun, sorry! Just...

Sucking egg's wasn't meant to be fun, sorry! Just do it and forget about all the awful things you had to learn in order to enjoy some of the most superb flying in the world.
I've flown on three...
30th Oct 2008, 16:13
Replies: 12
Views: 3,490
Posted By walu

Gosh, I'm starting to see what the big picture...

Gosh, I'm starting to see what the big picture means in this industry, thanks for this info.. Good friend in Dubai contacted me the other day suggesting the Hawker family, I think it was a 850XP. He...
26th Oct 2008, 16:07
Replies: 12
Views: 3,490
Posted By walu

Thanks guys for the sound advise and as ever it...

Thanks guys for the sound advise and as ever it seems timing and little luck can play a big part in ones career moves in this industry.
Unfortunately I found this out several years ago when...
26th Oct 2008, 06:01
Replies: 12
Views: 3,490
Posted By walu

Entry level Type Rating in Europe, where and how much?

Dear all in Biz Jets, I'm looking to pursue a Biz Jet career in Europe, so with over 8500 hours experience and some time on B737's a long time ago what type would be a good starting point? I ask this...
19th Sep 2008, 14:46
Replies: 11
Views: 3,470
Posted By walu

No worries!

Yes, it's best to go directly through MAT if you're not already a Kenn Borek employee. They (Kenn Borek) are the wet lease provider but MAT can source their own additional permanent or rotational...
10th Sep 2008, 18:34
Replies: 11
Views: 3,470
Posted By walu

Yes, there has been a great mix in recent years...

Yes, there has been a great mix in recent years in the nationalities of the foreign crew in the Maldives, but by in large the majority of ex-pat's are Canadian, Australian and European. I think a...
10th Sep 2008, 08:52
Replies: 2
Views: 2,401
Posted By walu

God help Fiji!! It's half of what your...

God help Fiji!!

It's half of what your expecting and more than what you bargained for! It's beautiful and the people are excellent. Life is peaceful there if you live in the countryside but...
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