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Forum: ATC Issues
2nd May 2012, 18:25
Replies: 15
Views: 6,126
Posted By niknak

Still quite rigerous requirements, not least the...

Still quite rigerous requirements, not least the pilot qualifications and a/c requirements.
That said, I can see the obvious advantage to commercial operators, which is what this always has been...
2nd May 2012, 18:16
Replies: 22
Views: 4,690
Posted By niknak

As long as they disrupt Heathow, Heathrow Airport...

As long as they disrupt Heathow, Heathrow Airport ops will continue unabaited....
Forum: Jet Blast
17th Jan 2012, 21:20
Replies: 79
Views: 8,100
Posted By niknak

About 20 years ago I worked at a UK Regional...

About 20 years ago I worked at a UK Regional airport, a former WW2 Bomber Base.
Part of my duties, either first thing on a morning shift (about 0530am) or late in the evening shift (2200 or so),...
Forum: ATC Issues
17th Jan 2012, 19:18
Replies: 19
Views: 3,912
Posted By niknak

At least one E3 (a NATO one) was on exercise from...

At least one E3 (a NATO one) was on exercise from the Wash down to the Channel for about 4 hours yesterday.
Good to know that, after so many years of joint cooperation, those foreign Jonnys have...
Forum: ATC Issues
12th Jan 2012, 19:22
Replies: 4
Views: 2,670
Posted By niknak

I worked for Stu for about 13 years and, whilst...

I worked for Stu for about 13 years and, whilst we never saw eye to eye personally, he was probably the best Boss I've worked for.

One of his best assets was that he didn't take any crap from any...
Forum: Jet Blast
23rd Feb 2011, 19:42
Replies: 71
Views: 4,786
Posted By niknak

As a non royalist with an ineviatble appointment...

As a non royalist with an ineviatble appointment for long term residence in the Tower of London, I do actually feel very sorry for the couple.

More than any royal couple of any era, they'll have...
Forum: ATC Issues
23rd Feb 2011, 19:17
Replies: 17
Views: 5,007
Posted By niknak

Salary already indicated. Usually positions...

Salary already indicated.
Usually positions like this are on rolling contracts (about 5 years or so) so imagine that they'll have a pension scheme of sorts but you may be etter off making your own...
23rd Feb 2011, 19:05
Replies: 42
Views: 10,956
Posted By niknak

No one is forcing anyone to work for him. ...

No one is forcing anyone to work for him.

You make your own luck in this life - take it or leave it, but please don't whinge about it.:rolleyes:
Forum: Rotorheads
21st Feb 2011, 19:22
Replies: 602
Views: 1,014,673
Posted By niknak

Possibly the demise of Sterling Helicopters? ...

Possibly the demise of Sterling Helicopters?

All I know is that all of this never would have happened when GH was still there, even though he's no longer involved he'll be very upset that this has...
Forum: Jet Blast
19th Feb 2011, 17:49
Replies: 24
Views: 1,549
Posted By niknak

Seek advice from the Salvation Army, they're the...

Seek advice from the Salvation Army, they're the experts in such matters.

If you do and it comes to nothing, at least you've tried.
If you don't, you'll always be wondering and probably go to...
Forum: Jet Blast
15th Feb 2011, 20:20
Replies: 52
Views: 2,901
Posted By niknak

Grow what you can (and you'd be suprised what is...

Grow what you can (and you'd be suprised what is possible with a bit of research and little effort), make your own bread and other simple stuff.
Buy stuff such as tatties and other root crops (which...
Forum: Jet Blast
15th Feb 2011, 19:44
Replies: 8
Views: 1,103
Posted By niknak

Perfect in every way, but you can imagine the...

Perfect in every way, but you can imagine the average passenger losing the will to live after 30 seconds then sueing the airline for their own lack of appreciation in the event of a crash.
15th Feb 2011, 19:35
Replies: 884
Views: 205,017
Posted By niknak

Pug, not so much aircraft unavailability as...

Pug,

not so much aircraft unavailability as the economic situation in Cyprus.

Few, if any hotels on the island are full and they're fighting tooth & nail to get the trade.

Simply put, there...
Forum: Jet Blast
15th Feb 2011, 13:03
Replies: 39
Views: 2,476
Posted By niknak

Not when you have a droopy centre of gravity like...

Not when you have a droopy centre of gravity like mine, cunningly honed over many years by consuming fine ale and pies...;)
14th Feb 2011, 21:29
Replies: 970
Views: 275,290
Posted By niknak

DND - LTN! Give us a break....:ugh: Luton is...

DND - LTN! Give us a break....:ugh:

Luton is as far away from connections to central London as you could get as far as an airline passenger is concerned. It would be cheaper to travel to Edinburgh...
Forum: ATC Issues
14th Feb 2011, 21:04
Replies: 5
Views: 1,020
Posted By niknak

I suggest that you self sponsor yourself for the...

I suggest that you self sponsor yourself for the APS, when you are reasonably assured of success at that, start contacting every GMATS in the UK and there is a good chance you'll be taken on to do...
Forum: ATC Issues
14th Feb 2011, 20:58
Replies: 16
Views: 3,288
Posted By niknak

Don't worry, according the latest GATCO magazine,...

Don't worry, according the latest GATCO magazine, Spanish ATCOs will be owned by a joint NATS/Ferrovial bid within 6 months.
:E
Forum: Jet Blast
12th Feb 2011, 19:29
Replies: 16,378
Views: 3,259,255
Posted By niknak

Not that much different from any other government...

Not that much different from any other government we've had to endure since governments were invented.

You can come back in now.
Forum: ATC Issues
12th Feb 2011, 19:12
Replies: 14
Views: 2,492
Posted By niknak

Cuddles There may well be another airfield...

Cuddles

There may well be another airfield GMATS vacancy within Serco, but as Dickie says, I suspect that there is quite lot more to it.

I'd subsequently heard much the same as what he's...
Forum: ATC Issues
12th Feb 2011, 19:04
Replies: 24
Views: 4,502
Posted By niknak

Please enlighten the great unwashed.:confused:

Please enlighten the great unwashed.:confused:
11th Feb 2011, 18:51
Replies: 6
Views: 978
Posted By niknak

Should be an interesting trip home! Can I...

Should be an interesting trip home!

Can I nominate Plunky to collect mine.;)
10th Feb 2011, 18:07
Replies: 884
Views: 205,017
Posted By niknak

I haven't seen the adverts for the flights, but...

I haven't seen the adverts for the flights, but would the "little extras" be things like airport security charges (often twice the air fair), on board catering (2 day old cheese rolls at 4 each,...
Forum: ATC Issues
10th Feb 2011, 17:59
Replies: 1
Views: 1,173
Posted By niknak

Hi Caterina, the first and most important...

Hi Caterina,

the first and most important thing is that there is plenty of information on this site (see the stickys at the top of the page) and you should trawl through those to get as much...
Forum: Jet Blast
9th Feb 2011, 21:15
Replies: 24
Views: 2,388
Posted By niknak

Some major manufacturers of luxury goods will...

Some major manufacturers of luxury goods will replace said counterfit goods bought on line in the belief that they were genuine, providing you despatch them to the manufacturer along with the...
9th Feb 2011, 20:53
Replies: 674
Views: 126,315
Posted By niknak

Why don't you ask the Council members and...

Why don't you ask the Council members and politicians who originally funded it's development and continue to make it the only airport of it's size in the UK a fully Council owned airport.

It...
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