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3rd Aug 2019, 23:06
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Posted By exlatccatsa

It applies to Aberdeen as well

It applies to Aberdeen as well
Forum: Rotorheads
12th Feb 2019, 14:20
Replies: 156
Views: 82,270
Posted By exlatccatsa

Full report out

https://www.aibn.no/Aviation/Published-reports/2019-01-eng
16th Aug 2018, 08:52
Replies: 871
Views: 719,027
Posted By exlatccatsa

They changed the 6th at 1800z. Strange time to...

They changed the 6th at 1800z. Strange time to change on my opinion. We had one leave as Tui and come back as Tomjet. And over the next few days, as I expect with other airports, a mixture of the 2...
6th Aug 2018, 19:52
Replies: 871
Views: 719,027
Posted By exlatccatsa

RT callsign change tonight

TUI AIR becomes TOMJET tonight. Much easier for the ATC guys. Seeing a TOM123 callsign and having to say TUI AIR123 was confusing, much better as TOMJET123
7th Jul 2018, 13:56
Replies: 4
Views: 1,437
Posted By exlatccatsa

N2584N was our machine at Curzon Flight, Redbird,...

N2584N was our machine at Curzon Flight, Redbird, Dallas during my PPL in 1981. Her engine stopped after a couple of turns in the spin and took more than a little bit of height to get it started...
Forum: Rotorheads
8th Jun 2018, 07:00
Replies: 20
Views: 4,541
Posted By exlatccatsa

Nah! It's was a young Sandy.. and I know where he...

Nah! It's was a young Sandy.. and I know where he is.😁. we just can never tie up shifts on my visits south.. we'll both be retired shortly.. I'm sure we'll catch up then.😁
Forum: Rotorheads
7th Jun 2018, 23:23
Replies: 20
Views: 4,541
Posted By exlatccatsa

Talking Water landing practice

And the pool of Virkie as well as Quendale Bay.. indeed a certain Mr McFarlane still ows me a pint as the wheels weren't down at 20 feet coming back from one such training mission. :-)
Forum: Rotorheads
3rd Jun 2018, 08:27
Replies: 20
Views: 4,541
Posted By exlatccatsa

I'm pretty sure I D itched 3 times in her North...

I'm pretty sure I D itched 3 times in her North sea career.. she was towed back twice and I think she sank on the 3rd attempt
10th Apr 2018, 11:27
Replies: 7
Views: 1,999
Posted By exlatccatsa

Exactly so. Sao Paulo- Recife- LAS Palmas-...

Exactly so. Sao Paulo- Recife- LAS Palmas- Aberdeen- Bergen. Let's hope we see the next two as well.
New ETA 1646
10th Apr 2018, 06:26
Replies: 7
Views: 1,999
Posted By exlatccatsa

Aberdeen today Wideroe E290

Arriving on delivery from GCLP-EGPD-ENBR at 1445. LNWEA, Wideroes first jet.
7th Jul 2017, 08:31
Replies: 565
Views: 258,121
Posted By exlatccatsa

Hinkles "Hand grenade" on isles routes

Airline head-to-head could be damaging in long-term, says Loganair chief | The Shetland Times Ltd (http://www.shetlandtimes.co.uk/2017/07/05/airline-head-head-damaging-long-term-says-loganair-chief)...
Forum: Rotorheads
11th May 2017, 22:24
Replies: 156
Views: 82,270
Posted By exlatccatsa

13 hours flying, Booker, Oban, Kirkwall,...

13 hours flying, Booker, Oban, Kirkwall, Sumburgh, Bergen and then to the ship landing in low sun. Not a great day.
3rd Mar 2017, 20:57
Replies: 3,535
Views: 1,031,998
Posted By exlatccatsa

And WZX upping capacity to A321 for summer '17....

And WZX upping capacity to A321 for summer '17. Not sure if its for both routes.
Forum: Cabin Crew
28th Feb 2017, 16:44
Replies: 1
Views: 1,358
Posted By exlatccatsa

loganair retirement

Stewardess Charmaine McCall-Hagan, who retired on Friday after 44 years.
A FLIGHT out of Shetland on Friday brought the curtain down on the career of one of the UK's longest serving stewardesses.
...
12th Feb 2017, 07:40
Replies: 565
Views: 258,121
Posted By exlatccatsa

Surely the market for the smaller turbo prop is...

Surely the market for the smaller turbo prop is about to grow. With the aging Dash8 -100 and -200 and the Saab 340 coming to the end of their economic lives and only the ATR to replace them?
Forum: Rotorheads
7th Feb 2017, 09:34
Replies: 7
Views: 3,185
Posted By exlatccatsa

I wanted to try it years ago, with a Mooney or...

I wanted to try it years ago, with a Mooney or such like, with 2 crew. Flying from Unst (EGPW) to Unst around the whole coastline of the UK (excluding Rockall). It should have been possible with an...
3rd Feb 2017, 13:32
Replies: 565
Views: 258,121
Posted By exlatccatsa

I wonder if a company like Viking could give a...

I wonder if a company like Viking could give a new lease of life to the S2000/340 family as they have with the Twin Otter?
24th Jan 2017, 03:03
Replies: 1,355
Views: 818,167
Posted By exlatccatsa

Bee using SAS callsign

Does anyone know why Flybe have changed ATC callsign from BEE to SAS? Seems to be all their flights to Aberdeen today are being flight planned using the SAS callsign.
I guess it was a flight...
13th Dec 2016, 15:16
Replies: 3,535
Views: 1,031,998
Posted By exlatccatsa

Vagar Aberdeen Flights

This article from The Vagar airport website seems to indicate that the flights will route through Sumburgh first. And doesn't mention the Log/BEE divorce.

Loganair announces that they will start a...
11th Nov 2016, 16:22
Replies: 3,535
Views: 1,031,998
Posted By exlatccatsa

DC8

I remember the DC8 -63 I think it was, with the incredibly long fuselage and the subsequent slow climb to altitude. There were those working at Aberdeen that day thought it wasn't going to get...
25th Oct 2016, 19:06
Replies: 1
Views: 2,165
Posted By exlatccatsa

Arthur (Sandy) Sandison

Sadly Sandy passed away in Bournemouth hospital on Wednesday 19th October aged 96. Having flown Lancasters and Harvards during world war 2, he then joined BOAC and flew with them and then BA until...
20th Jan 2016, 11:51
Replies: 565
Views: 258,121
Posted By exlatccatsa

Loganair CEO to step down

Loganair chief executive to step aside | Shetland News (http://www.shetnews.co.uk/news/12083-loganair-chief-executive-to-step-aside)



Loganair chief executive Stewart Adams is standing down for...
5th Jan 2016, 13:19
Replies: 565
Views: 258,121
Posted By exlatccatsa

Loganair Profits up by 13 % And another S200 or two

Not sure if its one or two Saab2000 they've added to the 3 already in service. But good news about the increased profit and 340 refurbishment programme.

Loganair: 'Profits up, turnover up,...
5th Jan 2016, 13:06
Replies: 565
Views: 258,121
Posted By exlatccatsa

No criticism of the aircrew intended, apologies...

No criticism of the aircrew intended, apologies if it seemed that way finncapt. In fact I think quite the opposite, especially in the first winter.
The inexperience I was talking about was...
24th Dec 2015, 19:41
Replies: 565
Views: 258,121
Posted By exlatccatsa

Would it be a similar situation to that of BA in...

Would it be a similar situation to that of BA in the early '80s when the route was served by the Budgies? A rationialisation meant that they got rid of all their experienced Captains and they were...
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