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21st Jun 2015, 18:25
Replies: 8
Views: 5,361
Posted By Bokkenrijder

Great initiative and a step in the right...

Great initiative and a step in the right direction, although a more user-friendly .pdf version (downloadable to company issued tablet/iPad which nowadays almost every pilot has) would have been a lot...
18th Jun 2015, 09:43
Replies: 44
Views: 21,216
Posted By Bokkenrijder

Good point, and while we're at it, why doesn't...

Good point, and while we're at it, why doesn't the FAA try to stamp out the use of slang?

"Southwest thirteen twenty-eight" and "...checking in three five oh" and "runway four" might sound cool...
14th Jun 2015, 12:55
Replies: 272
Views: 109,330
Posted By Bokkenrijder

macdo:That's why they say: " Gold is the money of...

macdo:That's why they say: " Gold is the money of kings; silver is the money of gentlemen; barter is the money of peasants; but debt is the money of slaves."

Incidentally you see the same on a...
Forum: Jet Blast
3rd Jun 2015, 14:10
Replies: 36
Views: 6,266
Posted By Bokkenrijder

"War is Peace, Freedom is Slavery, Ignorance is Strength"

It's not just the money of selling more bottles of water airside, or employing people that are basically too stupid to find other employment. IMHO it's also creating a fascist totalitarian society of...
2nd Jun 2015, 17:16
Replies: 130
Views: 61,983
Posted By Bokkenrijder

Absolutely right, however there are also plenty...

Absolutely right, however there are also plenty of other cultures and nationalities working for BA, EZ, KL. So why aren't there that many topics about British, Dutch, Italian or Spanish airlines...
2nd Jun 2015, 16:52
Replies: 130
Views: 61,983
Posted By Bokkenrijder

Okay let me guess: because, it's all one big...

Okay let me guess: because, it's all one big conspiracy against AF/the French? :rolleyes:
2nd Jun 2015, 13:20
Replies: 130
Views: 61,983
Posted By Bokkenrijder

I don't want to throw stones in this glass house...

I don't want to throw stones in this glass house that all of us pilots live in. Mistakes happen, and then most important point is that we all learn from it. Yet I can't help but notice that the...
16th May 2015, 09:35
Replies: 272
Views: 109,330
Posted By Bokkenrijder

Or a big fatigue/commercial pressures induced...

Or a big fatigue/commercial pressures induced accident, like the PanAm-KLM accident in Teneriffe.

What Teneriffe did for pushing the need for increased CRM awareness, is unfortunately also needed...
15th May 2015, 18:49
Replies: 272
Views: 109,330
Posted By Bokkenrijder

Yes? So? Meaning? Most of those...

Yes? So? Meaning?

Most of those psycho-tests probably say more about the people designing and using them, as about the people being tested. ;)

The Lufthansa DLR test is even more difficult...
15th May 2015, 15:52
Replies: 272
Views: 109,330
Posted By Bokkenrijder

@ Deep and Fast I think you're on the right...

@ Deep and Fast

I think you're on the right track, but unfortunately I have the impression that medical standards have been relaxed to such an extent that this won't show up in the statistics....
Forum: Jet Blast
5th May 2015, 11:09
Replies: 757
Views: 128,951
Posted By Bokkenrijder

Hmm, no I'm not implying anything, but read the...

Hmm, no I'm not implying anything, but read the entire post! I was never an ace in biology, but if I remember correctly then control groups are formed in order to exclude outside...
Forum: Jet Blast
5th May 2015, 10:15
Replies: 757
Views: 128,951
Posted By Bokkenrijder

I'm very curious what the outcome will be, but it...

I'm very curious what the outcome will be, but it seems that all the 'nay-sayers' (denial is a river in Egypt ;)) have already jumped to the conclusion that it's all nonsense and are spreading...
Forum: Jet Blast
4th May 2015, 16:39
Replies: 757
Views: 128,951
Posted By Bokkenrijder

Well well, lookie lookie: Dodelijk gif in...

Well well, lookie lookie: Dodelijk gif in vliegtuig|Binnenland| Telegraaf.nl (http://www.telegraaf.nl/binnenland/24000593/__Dodelijk_gif_in_vliegtuig__.html)

Roughly translated: "Frequent fliers...
Forum: Jet Blast
26th Apr 2015, 10:14
Replies: 757
Views: 128,951
Posted By Bokkenrijder

Yeah so true, so let's stick to the true gospel...

Yeah so true, so let's stick to the true gospel of some anonymous individual sitting behind a computer claiming that all these airline crews are just lazy and looking for a payout. :ugh:
Forum: Jet Blast
23rd Apr 2015, 13:07
Replies: 757
Views: 128,951
Posted By Bokkenrijder

Posted by KenV:So KenV, you're also a doctor now...

Posted by KenV:So KenV, you're also a doctor now ey? ;)

For being just a bystander, you seem to be extremely well informed and just about expert in any field, from gas turbines to medical testing,...
Forum: Jet Blast
23rd Apr 2015, 12:00
Replies: 757
Views: 128,951
Posted By Bokkenrijder

If testing for OP's in aircraft is too difficult,...

If testing for OP's in aircraft is too difficult, then perhaps as an alternative, why not require regular (yearly, or perhaps every 3 or 5 years or so) mandatory neurological testing for our...
Forum: Jet Blast
23rd Apr 2015, 11:25
Replies: 757
Views: 128,951
Posted By Bokkenrijder

I assume that you're a big fan of EASA and have...

I assume that you're a big fan of EASA and have full faith in their independence and competence? :rolleyes:

Here's a little reminder of how 'serious' EASA is about our health, as chronic and...
Forum: Jet Blast
23rd Apr 2015, 08:38
Replies: 757
Views: 128,951
Posted By Bokkenrijder

Do you mean that same EASA who came up with those...

Do you mean that same EASA who came up with those almost criminal inhumane FTL's? :E

EASA is nothing more than a paper tiger and a puppet on a string, controlled by the airlines and their...
20th Apr 2015, 15:12
Replies: 121
Views: 42,368
Posted By Bokkenrijder

Oh, I absolutely agree. It's the same feeling...

Oh, I absolutely agree. It's the same feeling when you buy a new car, or driving you own car after having been on holidays and having driven a rental car for a few weeks. Also agree with the N-1...
20th Apr 2015, 13:25
Replies: 121
Views: 42,368
Posted By Bokkenrijder

Well, it could save your @ss one day if you need...

Well, it could save your @ss one day if you need to get down in a hurry (fire), and besides that, the VNAV deviation is only 'valid' if you stay on the FMS centerline.

It's during radar vectors...
20th Apr 2015, 12:40
Replies: 121
Views: 42,368
Posted By Bokkenrijder

I partly agree with you. I regularly see...

I partly agree with you.

I regularly see old guys in the left seat with thousands of hours jet time who seem to have zero clue about energy management and descend planning, but at the same time...
Forum: Jet Blast
16th Apr 2015, 13:25
Replies: 757
Views: 128,951
Posted By Bokkenrijder

Question Rotating Rubbish

Aren't Lufthansa's A380 powered by Rolls Royce engines? :suspect:
Forum: Jet Blast
10th Apr 2015, 10:11
Replies: 757
Views: 128,951
Posted By Bokkenrijder

I don't get it, why would anyone lubricate an AC...

I don't get it, why would anyone lubricate an AC pack with engine oil? Why not use lawnmower oil instead, or just go to the nearest Jiffy Lube and get a can of oil there? :confused:
3rd Apr 2015, 20:29
Replies: 91
Views: 48,209
Posted By Bokkenrijder

Ehh, GAVE ME? As far as I remember I lost my job...

Ehh, GAVE ME? As far as I remember I lost my job because of low cost airlines, then I had to pay for my own ticket and hotel for the selection, I had to pay for my type rating and had to pay for my...
3rd Apr 2015, 19:33
Replies: 91
Views: 48,209
Posted By Bokkenrijder

Good on the Danes! Stop the race to the bottom...

Good on the Danes! Stop the race to the bottom and teach those stupid Pikeys and Poms (switching on brake fans! :yuk:) a lesson by sticking to the CWA and rulebook!! :ok:

The world needs less...
Forum: Jet Blast
3rd Apr 2015, 11:50
Replies: 20
Views: 4,489
Posted By Bokkenrijder

Cared? Really?

Nice watch, although I prefer the previous model ceramic one with the more discreet black bezel and black dial, and the green GMT pointer. The current black/blue one is not too shabby either, but I...
2nd Apr 2015, 10:36
Replies: 25
Views: 11,411
Posted By Bokkenrijder

Not only that D&F, another issue is that if an...

Not only that D&F, another issue is that if an aircraft crashes, the 'regulators' (i.e. facilitators) and airlines walk away from it without any blame, or perhaps only get some vague recommendations...
Forum: Jet Blast
1st Apr 2015, 21:00
Replies: 757
Views: 128,951
Posted By Bokkenrijder

I can also not believe the aggressive tone in...

I can also not believe the aggressive tone in which some pilots (?) here want to kill any discussion. It's just like the turkeys voting for Thanksgiving. :ugh:

I wish these 'pilots' would have the...
1st Apr 2015, 20:53
Replies: 121
Views: 42,368
Posted By Bokkenrijder

Sorry to hear ORICHETTI that all that hard work...

Sorry to hear ORICHETTI that all that hard work and experience is not being appreciated by the hypocritical "safety first" industry. :sad:

..and even that is no guarantee that they will not be...
Forum: Jet Blast
31st Mar 2015, 11:43
Replies: 24
Views: 6,889
Posted By Bokkenrijder

Mouthpiece

Could it be that there are a lot of inconvenient issues that need to be brushed under the carpet, and that the two key words are: "Aviation Consultant?"

I'm wondering if perhaps one vital word is...
Forum: Jet Blast
25th Mar 2015, 08:43
Replies: 757
Views: 128,951
Posted By Bokkenrijder

Thx for your informative reply tdracer, always...

Thx for your informative reply tdracer, always interesting to read! :ok:

But wouldn't that make any testing much easier? For as far as I know, the 777 and 787 are flown mixed fleet, so couldn't...
22nd Mar 2015, 14:23
Replies: 69
Views: 33,805
Posted By Bokkenrijder

Spot on! I would fly with Lufthansa any day! They...

Spot on! I would fly with Lufthansa any day! They have an excellent safety record and product, and all employees of DLH (Deutsche Luft Hansa) IMHO deserve a decent salary and decent working...
21st Mar 2015, 22:41
Replies: 2,185
Views: 969,183
Posted By Bokkenrijder

Interesting case: Aeromexico B788 near Santa...

Interesting case: Aeromexico B788 near Santa Maria on Mar 19th 2015, electrical failure (http://avherald.com/h?article=483786a5&opt=0)
20th Mar 2015, 18:38
Replies: 84
Views: 113,360
Posted By Bokkenrijder

So a 40-50 year old pilot earning /$3k per...

So a 40-50 year old pilot earning /$3k per month and with only 3 years in service because he got laid off from his old well paying job is "irrelevant?"

Sure, roster, base, fatigue and paycheck...
20th Mar 2015, 16:33
Replies: 84
Views: 113,360
Posted By Bokkenrijder

Yes STW, and additionally I think it would be...

Yes STW, and additionally I think it would be very useful to also include age and total number of years working as a pilot in the survey.

I can imagine that many young pilots in their 20's...
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