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31st Oct 2022, 10:07
Replies: 105
Views: 36,798
Posted By VC9

Hopefully those that are leaving are giving a...

Hopefully those that are leaving are giving a full and frank assessment of the Check and Training department in their departure interview. Unfortunately, it would probably fall on deaf ears.
30th Oct 2022, 08:46
Replies: 105
Views: 36,798
Posted By VC9

The RAAF culture (cancer) has really taken hold....

The RAAF culture (cancer) has really taken hold. Jobs for the boys is the next step. Unless the cancer is cut out swiftly it will only get worse.
29th Oct 2022, 09:53
Replies: 105
Views: 36,798
Posted By VC9

RAAF influence has become too much with the...

RAAF influence has become too much with the resulting negativity.
Check and Training now more emphasis on checking rather than training, big C rather than big T.
RAAF attitude that lots of failures...
5th Sep 2022, 02:23
Replies: 172
Views: 35,254
Posted By VC9

Guess it will have the usual ABC left wing bias...

Guess it will have the usual ABC left wing bias only presenting negative view points.
5th Sep 2022, 02:21
Replies: 172
Views: 35,254
Posted By VC9

Guess it will have the usual ABC left wing bias.

Guess it will have the usual ABC left wing bias.
12th Jun 2022, 04:24
Replies: 64
Views: 15,226
Posted By VC9

As a pilot who has been flying for >50 years I...

As a pilot who has been flying for >50 years I don't understand why I'm able to handle a 30-35 knot crosswind in Canberra and Brisbane, but due to ATC requirements, I'm considered unable to handle...
6th May 2022, 04:12
Replies: 54
Views: 12,199
Posted By VC9

This is just typical of the beaurocratic process...

This is just typical of the beaurocratic process in Australia.
I'v been waiting 3 months for CASA Medical to review my Class 1 medical, still no reply even though I've been told it's in the urgent...
26th Mar 2022, 02:01
Replies: 293
Views: 56,969
Posted By VC9

With considerable experience operating into both...

With considerable experience operating into both CTAF's and Class D towers give me a CTAF any day.
3rd Jan 2022, 02:38
Replies: 6
Views: 4,222
Posted By VC9

I used Qantas Staff Travel on QF1 to London 17...

I used Qantas Staff Travel on QF1 to London 17 November and back on QF2 on 25 November. All went smoothly except for the upgrade process out of Darwin in both directions. Upgraded to business ex...
7th Dec 2021, 02:00
Replies: 145
Views: 36,548
Posted By VC9

I doubt any crews are arriving at these single...

I doubt any crews are arriving at these single runway airports in WA with anywhere near minimum fuel. Certainly all the Qantas/Qantaslink aircraft would be tankering into these ports due to the high...
15th Nov 2020, 14:29
Replies: 37
Views: 8,169
Posted By VC9

The Argosy first segment was a bit of an issue...

The Argosy first segment was a bit of an issue taking off from runway 34 at YMML. However it provoked my interest in performance that thanks to John Tullamarine has been very beneficial to my career...
31st Oct 2020, 15:17
Replies: 17
Views: 4,729
Posted By VC9

3 Engine Ferry

With checking approval on three four engine heavy turboprop aircraft that had three engine ferry approval I can say that the most dangerous part was the training and renewal which in two of the...
Forum: Tech Log
17th Feb 2020, 04:12
Replies: 8
Views: 1,761
Posted By VC9

The aircraft is not RNP AR approved.

The aircraft is not RNP AR approved.
Forum: Tech Log
17th Feb 2020, 03:03
Replies: 8
Views: 1,761
Posted By VC9

I’ve tried to tell them that the engine out...

I’ve tried to tell them that the engine out acceleration altitude needs to be raised to ensure that V2 is maintained until the speed restriction no longer applies.
Forum: Tech Log
17th Feb 2020, 02:19
Replies: 8
Views: 1,761
Posted By VC9

Engine Out Procedure with IAS restriction in the 3rd Segment

The company that I work for has a number of engine out procedures that require that have airspeed restrictions during clean up in the 3rd segment. To do this the flight mode has to change from...
29th Nov 2019, 03:22
Replies: 61
Views: 42,917
Posted By VC9

Thankfully RD and numerous other people on this...

Thankfully RD and numerous other people on this forum do not run the airline that I work for.
2nd Jan 2019, 09:53
Replies: 572
Views: 224,612
Posted By VC9

Well said JJJ01

Well said JJJ01
23rd Sep 2017, 16:40
Replies: 1,213
Views: 787,041
Posted By VC9

Iím in Europe at the moment and Ryanair want 500...

Iím in Europe at the moment and Ryanair want 500 pilots in the next 6 months.

Cobham take note.
17th Sep 2017, 08:33
Replies: 45
Views: 15,389
Posted By VC9

Give me the 25-30 knot crosswind on runways 34L&R...

Give me the 25-30 knot crosswind on runways 34L&R any day in preference to the mechanical turbulence on runway 25.
28th Jan 2017, 23:07
Replies: 86
Views: 63,628
Posted By VC9

With two A380's on the ground there for around 15...

With two A380's on the ground there for around 15 hours every day, I would think that LAX was a logical place to do maintenance. But I guess logic isn't an attribute of a lot of posters on here.
8th Jul 2016, 04:25
Replies: 66
Views: 42,142
Posted By VC9

It seems that a lot of Cobham pilots were hoping...

It seems that a lot of Cobham pilots were hoping that Qantas would take the B717 operation in house. Since the announcement I have only heard expressions of disappointment, no excitement. There...
21st May 2015, 15:45
Replies: 10
Views: 4,831
Posted By VC9

Try CASA Australia for belligerent incompetence....

Try CASA Australia for belligerent incompetence. They are the masters of the world for that kind of action.
1st Feb 2015, 07:25
Replies: 27
Views: 11,187
Posted By VC9

Why don't we just start with a feeder fix time...

Why don't we just start with a feeder fix time given prior to take off. Why does an A380 that has been airborne in excess of 12 hours get a 15 minute delay into Melbourne. Or yesterday out of Sydney...
10th Jan 2015, 03:25
Replies: 114
Views: 18,227
Posted By VC9

I have always thought that pilots have no idea...

I have always thought that pilots have no idea outside of their little world. Comments on this thread just continue to re-enforce that view.
3rd Oct 2014, 05:45
Replies: 90
Views: 57,645
Posted By VC9

Maybe the B717 operation would be set up and...

Maybe the B717 operation would be set up and operated the way the aircraft was designed rather than attempts to make it like a 146 and even worse, an Ansett 146.
19th Jul 2014, 23:55
Replies: 62
Views: 22,067
Posted By VC9

However the "Singapore Girl" keeps everyone safe....

However the "Singapore Girl" keeps everyone safe. :)
5th Jan 2014, 06:32
Replies: 128
Views: 30,678
Posted By VC9

Interesting that this action is being taken from...

Interesting that this action is being taken from the group that was going to "slow bake" the company.

Time some of you people take some ownership that you have been part of the problem. So...
19th Jun 2013, 06:27
Replies: 838
Views: 639,479
Posted By VC9

It is possible to get caught out whether you have...

It is possible to get caught out whether you have minimum fuel or lots of fuel. With minimum fuel the decision is clear cut, in this case autoland at an ILS equipped airport, which in hind sight may...
13th Nov 2012, 09:48
Replies: 78
Views: 23,993
Posted By VC9

For those who have no experience of 4 engine...

For those who have no experience of 4 engine aircraft, the failure of 1 engine use to be considered a normal operation. All options were usually still available. Continue to a preferred maintenance...
8th Nov 2012, 13:30
Replies: 9
Views: 4,164
Posted By VC9

QF8 probably has less diversions than the SP's...

QF8 probably has less diversions than the SP's used to have on the direct LAX-SYD. Certainly far less than the PANAM SP's.
6th Nov 2012, 10:06
Replies: 107
Views: 18,759
Posted By VC9

I have no trouble with the COBT. It's just...

I have no trouble with the COBT. It's just whatever they use to calculate it doesn't work. All the major operators have very accurate flight planning systems in place but the times used in the COBT...
6th Nov 2012, 07:52
Replies: 107
Views: 18,759
Posted By VC9

Give me a feeder fix time before departure, not a...

Give me a feeder fix time before departure, not a COBT. At least I then know what to aim for.
6th Nov 2012, 06:27
Replies: 107
Views: 18,759
Posted By VC9

I suspect that METRON is not the problem but the...

I suspect that METRON is not the problem but the way it is used is. Unfotunately this is quite common in Australian aviation. We think we know how to use these systems better than the rest of the...
11th Oct 2012, 08:02
Replies: 107
Views: 18,759
Posted By VC9

Airsevices intoduce Metron Traffic Flow that...

Airsevices intoduce Metron Traffic Flow that seems to work in most places where it is used but not in Australia. Why?

Why are there COBT's? Surely a time to make at the feeder fix is logical....
Forum: Tech Log
11th Oct 2012, 07:41
Replies: 20
Views: 4,306
Posted By VC9

You are dealing with an F___wit here. Don't...

You are dealing with an F___wit here. Don't bother.
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