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10th Aug 2008, 10:32
Replies: 2
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Posted By Bendo

DiaMap

I hear these guys are really successful survey operators.

Who Are they and how do I get a start with them?

Not much info available on the web :sad:
5th Aug 2008, 00:38
Replies: 26
Views: 5,298
Posted By Bendo

The fact that these turboprops have a G100 fitted...

The fact that these turboprops have a G100 fitted probably reflects the last time any of them had money spent upgrading the avionics.

What work were they doing in 1991-93 and what equipment is...
4th Aug 2008, 08:25
Replies: 159
Views: 14,635
Posted By Bendo

"ABC is 34 miles... oh, say again 26 miles...

"ABC is 34 miles... oh, say again 26 miles north..." :ugh:

SAY AGAIN = I am repeating what I just said for emphasis/clarity

CORRECTION = I just ballsed it up and I am now giving you the right...
2nd Aug 2008, 06:12
Replies: 26
Views: 5,298
Posted By Bendo

zeebee

of course it's a wind-up.

If the person asking the question can plan for GPS approaches and GPS enroute, they have completed a course of training as per the CAOs.

They would know, therefore,...
2nd Aug 2008, 00:27
Replies: 41
Views: 4,454
Posted By Bendo

Go to the boss and tell him: "I can't go...

Go to the boss and tell him:

"I can't go direct because of x, y, z but I can [insert solution to problem here]. What do you think?"

A good boss on a good day should say "OK good decision" or...
2nd Aug 2008, 00:16
Replies: 159
Views: 14,635
Posted By Bendo

...the other one is the "taxiis", "departs",...

...the other one is the "taxiis", "departs", "lines up"

The idea is that You are reporting what YOU are doing.

It's not a fukcing running commentary and we aren't on the edge of our seats.
...
1st Aug 2008, 11:55
Replies: 159
Views: 14,635
Posted By Bendo

Krusty I suppose it would go like this: ...

Krusty

I suppose it would go like this:

"Krusty 34, Brisbane Center?"

"Krusty 34"

"Krusty 34, confirm maintaining 7000. Radar shows you 7400" :ugh:
31st Jul 2008, 06:49
Replies: 14
Views: 1,599
Posted By Bendo

Cogwheel Well said that man! :D

Cogwheel

Well said that man! :D
31st Jul 2008, 02:18
Replies: 14
Views: 1,599
Posted By Bendo

It's completely missing the point but...

... a theory pass,whether in one exam or seven, does not reflect the quality of the pilot produced.

When I did the CPL in 1994 it was one exam, I might add :ok:

When I was approved as a CFI by...
30th Jul 2008, 23:29
Replies: 14
Views: 1,599
Posted By Bendo

Plankbender You are right about the value of...

Plankbender

You are right about the value of excellent instructors and I think we all remember our favourite teachers from School, too.

There is a difference between School and Flight training,...
30th Jul 2008, 19:56
Replies: 13
Views: 2,017
Posted By Bendo

SumCun I imagine the LiDAR work you did...

SumCun

I imagine the LiDAR work you did would have been at low level too - say 50m/150'?

Assuming a scan rate of 50-100,000 points per second and at your speed of 22.7 m/s that is an incredible...
30th Jul 2008, 19:47
Replies: 14
Views: 1,599
Posted By Bendo

El Perro

You are correct, this is about the level of knowledge and leadership at the top of the organisation.

However, I would suggest that your notion of a student's insight into the issues is flawed. I...
30th Jul 2008, 11:30
Replies: 14
Views: 1,599
Posted By Bendo

CASA lowering the standard for CPL training... AGAIN!!!

From the CASA newsletter from BB:



Can someone explain to me the "Commercial Pilot" skills that you have after 250 hours?

...and how relevant that is for your unsuspecting, premium-paying...
30th Jul 2008, 11:08
Replies: 30
Views: 2,848
Posted By Bendo

Happy Birthday TV, hope you're enjoying the...

Happy Birthday TV, hope you're enjoying the attention :ok:
30th Jul 2008, 11:05
Replies: 17
Views: 4,505
Posted By Bendo

JJ

Egad, twelve months. Thought of JJ today.

I happened to be in Archerfield and walked past the pilot shop which is where I think I first met Janelle.

Got to know her on PPRuNe Chat (didn't we...
25th Jul 2008, 23:49
Replies: 595
Views: 107,034
Posted By Bendo

Post Mate of mine spoke to someone from pilot...

Mate of mine spoke to someone from pilot recruiting yesterday - they told him that the advice they have received from up the tree is, for the moment, business as usual.

They are also expecting...
25th Jul 2008, 12:04
Replies: 23
Views: 3,649
Posted By Bendo

Thumbs up HVA was a Yanda machine - I thought it was online...

HVA was a Yanda machine - I thought it was online with Hunter Valley Avn?

Isn't HVA the one that MJ put on its nose at Scone after the n/gear failed... and about 8 weeks after it was repaired, SG...
23rd Jul 2008, 11:24
Replies: 44
Views: 6,154
Posted By Bendo

Unrelated I would think - there is a photo of the...

Unrelated I would think - there is a photo of the Bonanza in question on the wall at the Bankstown Office of the Evil Empire and a plaque in memory of the two FOIs killed in it following a mid-air...
23rd Jul 2008, 03:52
Replies: 40
Views: 4,503
Posted By Bendo

Another Perspective

back in 1999/01 I was CP of a CHTR company flying Chieftains (3175kg) - I was paid $35,000 which was better than award at the time. Sure beat the $150/wk I was paid as a Gr3 instructor before that!...
23rd Jul 2008, 02:30
Replies: 11
Views: 1,502
Posted By Bendo

Skystar

Torres set up Flight West in about 8 weeks back in 1988 (?) :D using B200's... which is why, I suspect, Horatio asked him! :ok:
21st Jul 2008, 11:33
Replies: 21
Views: 3,841
Posted By Bendo

Doesn't get more pointed or personal than that....

Doesn't get more pointed or personal than that. :ouch:

HOLY CRAP. :eek:

I don't know the gentleman in question but I might say that I have always watched Airtex come and go from my home airport...
20th Jul 2008, 07:56
Replies: 57
Views: 4,437
Posted By Bendo

Yeah but that's the case wherever they put it......

Yeah but that's the case wherever they put it... and at least the neighbours are used to (although not accepting of) aircraft noise.

I did the same as Ules and looked at G/Earth - parallel RWY to...
19th Jul 2008, 04:39
Replies: 10
Views: 5,323
Posted By Bendo

You can re-position the acft in MS FS too Go...

You can re-position the acft in MS FS too

Go to the map view, click on the acft and drag it to where you want it.

Great for re-positioning on the ILS or looking at TO-FROM on the VOR; changing...
19th Jul 2008, 02:43
Replies: 11
Views: 1,449
Posted By Bendo

Punter seeks to buy RPT AOC - advert in Australian

Was flicking through the Oz yesterday and stumbled accross this gem:

Wanted to buy - RPT AOC
Urgent
Joint Venture considered
confidentiality agreement must be signed before any info divulged
...
18th Jul 2008, 22:52
Replies: 57
Views: 4,437
Posted By Bendo

Willy as 2nd airport

Willy won't happen any time soon - the RAAF consider it too important to effectively turn it over to the civilian operators.

There is a major push in the Hunter to develop Kooragang Island as a...
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