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10th Jul 2018, 11:53
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Posted By IsDon

Rupe check PMs.

Rupe check PMs.
10th Jul 2018, 08:51
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Posted By IsDon

Alison Webster!!! Please save us from yet...

Alison Webster!!!

Please save us from yet another politically correct appointment. How about someone that actually knows what theyíre doing for a change? Is that too much to ask???

Then again,...
10th Jul 2018, 06:38
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Posted By IsDon

Thatís correct AR I remember the hand wringing....

Thatís correct AR I remember the hand wringing. There was also a superfluous RIN on the 380 in recent history.

Thereís one thing we can all agree on. A RIN process will always be a c0ck up. After...
10th Jul 2018, 04:58
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Posted By IsDon

I do recall that A list issue as a complicating...

I do recall that A list issue as a complicating factor and Iíll admit Iím no expert on the integration agreement. That said, the A list issue was never going to be a factor. Certainly all of the F/Os...
10th Jul 2018, 03:23
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Posted By IsDon

Thanks Keg. Not being involved in that personally...

Thanks Keg. Not being involved in that personally I had forgotten about that further, more recent, example.

Another important distiction is that as the 737 is on the short haul agreement there is...
10th Jul 2018, 02:52
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Posted By IsDon

Certainly DM. The distinction is the...

Certainly DM.



The distinction is the last paragraph, should the company wish to use it. In the past it has been used to redeploy surplus pilots to positions out of seniority. When the 743 was...
9th Jul 2018, 23:44
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Views: 775,369
Posted By IsDon

No warped history, aside from what youíre...

No warped history, aside from what youíre spruiking.

As has has already been pointed out to you, a large percentage of us didnít have the option of keeping our rank. I didnít have seniority for a...
9th Jul 2018, 11:59
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Views: 775,369
Posted By IsDon

The only catch up plan this lot have is to catch...

The only catch up plan this lot have is to catch up in the street for lunch.

Anything past afternoon smoko is waaaaaaaaaay too far into the future to even think about.
9th Jul 2018, 07:14
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Posted By IsDon

To make matters worse they were told, time and...

To make matters worse they were told, time and again, that they needed to start training/recruiting yesterday by AIPA and just about any pilot with a pulse. They ended up being about two years late....
7th Jul 2018, 09:39
Replies: 85
Views: 33,079
Posted By IsDon

As a QF pilot I hope MM doesnít get the gig. ...

As a QF pilot I hope MM doesnít get the gig.

I donít want to see DJ go under. I have lots of mates that work for DJ and itís subsidiaries. Nobody wants to see it fail.

Putting MM in charge of...
19th May 2018, 09:51
Replies: 32
Views: 5,839
Posted By IsDon

Interesting question. Yes, actually, having no...

Interesting question. Yes, actually, having no security whatsoever would achieve the same outcome as the current theatre provides.

Think thats preposterous, then ask yourself, when was the last...
15th May 2018, 12:38
Replies: 194
Views: 47,529
Posted By IsDon

ďManoeuvre.Ē Not that difficult to change...

ďManoeuvre.Ē

Not that difficult to change your dictionary to English, rather than what Americans consider passes for it.
9th May 2018, 12:31
Replies: 296
Views: 105,327
Posted By IsDon

What about the ďAirport Station FeeĒ? in...

What about the ďAirport Station FeeĒ?

in Sydney itís $14.30 above the cost of your ticket.

Once again, private monopoly owners attempting to price gouge the public. What they didnít figure on,...
5th May 2018, 08:01
Replies: 23
Views: 4,302
Posted By IsDon

Apparently yes RD. No amount of full body...

Apparently yes RD.

No amount of full body scammers (sorry scanners) would have foiled the plot.
5th May 2018, 06:56
Replies: 23
Views: 4,302
Posted By IsDon

Great. More expensive white elephants. ...

Great.

More expensive white elephants.

Create the the illusion of security for the ignorant masses while leaving gaping holes you can, literally, drive a catering truck through.

Iím...
4th May 2018, 11:56
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Views: 775,369
Posted By IsDon

OK. That doesnít surprise me. As I said Iíd...

OK. That doesnít surprise me.

As I said Iíd never flown the 777 and just going by what I was told during conversion by those that had probably not flown the 777 either.

Some of our colleagues...
4th May 2018, 10:30
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Posted By IsDon

Yes same endorsement. Iíve been led to believe...

Yes same endorsement. Iíve been led to believe both can be flown, just like the Airbus types.

Although Iíve never flown a 777 they are procedurally identical, apparently. As an example, on the...
4th May 2018, 06:56
Replies: 1,323
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Posted By IsDon

Iím sure you meant B787/777 common fleet flying...

Iím sure you meant B787/777 common fleet flying mate?
29th Apr 2018, 08:17
Replies: 572
Views: 222,318
Posted By IsDon

Not at 0500 in the morning there wonít be....

Not at 0500 in the morning there wonít be. Delayed by whom exactly?
29th Apr 2018, 08:15
Replies: 572
Views: 222,318
Posted By IsDon

Qantas use a reduced weather alternate criteria...

Qantas use a reduced weather alternate criteria common to a lot of European carriers.

Basically above Cat1 landing minima at an alternate.

I see very few diversions due to weather.

As...
29th Apr 2018, 05:37
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Posted By IsDon

When they were finished with that, the ďteamĒ...

When they were finished with that, the ďteamĒ went on to other ďgame changingĒ initiatives like deciding the shape of a salad bowl.

Funny as it sounds, I'm actually not joking.
27th Apr 2018, 12:20
Replies: 1,323
Views: 775,369
Posted By IsDon

So, Qantasís biggest mistake was selling the...

So, Qantasís biggest mistake was selling the Connies.

Think of the money we could have saved if we follow your philosophy.

Brainless dolt.
27th Apr 2018, 12:11
Replies: 103
Views: 22,909
Posted By IsDon

A valid comparison, however, is comparing the...

A valid comparison, however, is comparing the amateurs in Australian ATC generally, and MEL in particular, with your vastly more competent colleagues in Europe and the USA.

You donít need need to...
26th Apr 2018, 23:47
Replies: 29
Views: 8,036
Posted By IsDon

I agree. Back in the GODs, flights that...

I agree.

Back in the GODs, flights that departed without flight plans, nominated ďNoSAR, no detailsĒ.

Or NoSar, no details, no brains.

Its not not that hard, and it may just save your...
18th Apr 2018, 13:43
Replies: 40
Views: 17,335
Posted By IsDon

That, right there, spot on. Iím all for a...

That, right there, spot on.

Iím all for a fair go for everyone regardless of sex, race, religion, or the football team you support, (all except Collingwood supporters of course. Some of them have...
18th Apr 2018, 13:06
Replies: 40
Views: 17,335
Posted By IsDon

True, women do the same testing as the men. Itís...

True, women do the same testing as the men. Itís just that the results of that testing arenít given the weighting they should to determine the best candidate for the job, regardless of gender. The...
17th Apr 2018, 12:38
Replies: 40
Views: 17,335
Posted By IsDon

My comments were of a general nature, and not...

My comments were of a general nature, and not specific to Qantas.

In fact the RAAF was forefront in my thinking when making that comment. My nephew has just been through the whole RAAF pilot...
17th Apr 2018, 09:32
Replies: 40
Views: 17,335
Posted By IsDon

Although, itís apparently quite legal, in fact...

Although, itís apparently quite legal, in fact politically correct, for an employer to discriminate against a male applicant. To put in another way using your vernacular, the legality to discriminate...
13th Apr 2018, 01:28
Replies: 124
Views: 67,228
Posted By IsDon

Iíve had 7 RINs so am a bit of an expert. All...

Iíve had 7 RINs so am a bit of an expert. All bets are off in a RIN. Freeze periods are company discretion anyway.
12th Apr 2018, 11:44
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Views: 2,580,163
Posted By IsDon

Concur Maggot. My recent experiences of the...

Concur Maggot.

My recent experiences of the long haul training system has been very very good.

A great bunch of trainers.

Iíve never experienced the SH training system in Qantas, but I...
6th Apr 2018, 04:44
Replies: 194
Views: 47,529
Posted By IsDon

After also being a member of the AFAP many years...

After also being a member of the AFAP many years ago I would also go nowhere near them again.

Hopeless!

AIPA have coverage of over 95% of Qantas Pilots. They have industrial strength as a...
2nd Apr 2018, 00:23
Replies: 572
Views: 222,318
Posted By IsDon

Qantas will have WiFi in long haul shortly. Itís...

Qantas will have WiFi in long haul shortly. Itís being rolled out domestically and it works very well. It uses the NBN satellites and is about the fastest airborne WiFi youíll see anywhere. No...
31st Mar 2018, 02:24
Replies: 572
Views: 222,318
Posted By IsDon

Thank you everyone for proving my point so...

Thank you everyone for proving my point so convincingly. Price, and only price, is the driver for economy class.

Why not all roll the dice and fly Garuda, or Korean, may not make it, but at least...
31st Mar 2018, 01:23
Replies: 572
Views: 222,318
Posted By IsDon

Iíve got an idea to keep the whiners happy about...

Iíve got an idea to keep the whiners happy about not enough room in economy class.

Why donít we just convert the aircraft to business class only? Say 80 seats? Plenty of room for everyone. Even a...
24th Mar 2018, 00:26
Replies: 572
Views: 222,318
Posted By IsDon

Apart from the huge number of whinging poms who...

Apart from the huge number of whinging poms who now live here. Please take them back.
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