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10th Nov 2019, 20:33
Replies: 207
Views: 115,730
Posted By Sprite

Thank you for your reasoned reply Fred. I think...

Thank you for your reasoned reply Fred. I think all legitimate views should be considered and I think the poster you mentioned has actually made some excellent points. Deleting their posts would be...
10th Nov 2019, 13:33
Replies: 207
Views: 115,730
Posted By Sprite

Classic cognitive dissonance...”ignore logic!...

Classic cognitive dissonance...”ignore logic! Delete the heresy!”

“While fringe members were more inclined to recognize that they had made fools of themselves and to "put it down to experience,"...
10th Nov 2019, 13:25
Replies: 207
Views: 115,730
Posted By Sprite

“sunfish”...you are irrelevant in this area. No...

“sunfish”...you are irrelevant in this area. No experience as a professional pilot. (Very different from a private pilot...apples and oranges)

I’m glad there are many male pilots commenting about...
8th Nov 2019, 12:17
Replies: 207
Views: 115,730
Posted By Sprite

As a long standing female pilot...rubbish. I...

As a long standing female pilot...rubbish. I wholeheartedly agree with targets and the fact that we are pulling together to encourage more female applicants to these positions. I care about the best...
7th Nov 2019, 20:57
Replies: 207
Views: 115,730
Posted By Sprite

Sigh. It certainly is true. Or did you make it up...

Sigh. It certainly is true. Or did you make it up or believe what someone else told you?
7th Nov 2019, 19:33
Replies: 207
Views: 115,730
Posted By Sprite

There is no quota, there is a target. Recruitment...

There is no quota, there is a target. Recruitment decisions are based on de identified data. Perhaps the fact that a slightly higher percentage of female candidates are coming through then that...
1st May 2016, 23:53
Replies: 305
Views: 106,697
Posted By Sprite

'No evidence has been provided. Oh, and...

'No evidence has been provided.

Oh, and you've misquoted the Bible as well.'

I provided evidence earlier. I did not misquote the bible, I deliberately modified a well known saying (it's origin...
1st May 2016, 14:16
Replies: 305
Views: 106,697
Posted By Sprite

Orange is perfectly coherent, for anyone who has...

Orange is perfectly coherent, for anyone who has basic English comprehension skills. The points Orange makes are logical and correct. There is plenty of substance behind them.

If you wish to...
26th Apr 2016, 10:07
Replies: 305
Views: 106,697
Posted By Sprite

The lack of diversity in pilot jobs is a problem...

The lack of diversity in pilot jobs is a problem because it could lead to a safety implication. "Studies conducted on teams, measured their productivity, creativity and problem solving skills and the...
26th Apr 2016, 01:16
Replies: 305
Views: 106,697
Posted By Sprite

No, it finds that when corrected for experience...

No, it finds that when corrected for experience and age, there is no difference in accident rates. "After adjusting for variables included in the model, accident rates of males and females were not...
20th Apr 2016, 23:52
Replies: 305
Views: 106,697
Posted By Sprite

Smash bugger and oicur12, well done for standing...

Smash bugger and oicur12, well done for standing up to the bullies, with well researched, logical and well thought out opinions.

As you may have noticed, those who are protesting most are those...
17th Apr 2016, 13:25
Replies: 305
Views: 106,697
Posted By Sprite

Perhaps it simply balances the negative...

Perhaps it simply balances the negative discrimination that they experience their whole lives, being channeled away from aviation because it is a "boys job"? Just playing the devils' advocate. I do...
17th Apr 2016, 12:56
Replies: 305
Views: 106,697
Posted By Sprite

And 95% of the people who desire to fly are male,...

And 95% of the people who desire to fly are male, because 95% of people who fly are male, therefore children see it as a men's only job Little girls are discouraged by adults and their peers for...
20th Aug 2015, 00:00
Replies: 716
Views: 273,363
Posted By Sprite

8 B787's announced, 4FY18 and 4FY19. It's a...

8 B787's announced, 4FY18 and 4FY19. It's a start, and a net fleet increase (replacing 5B747's).

QANTAS DREAMLINERS SYMBOLISE NEW ERA FOR NATIONAL CARRIER - Qantas News Room...
14th Jul 2015, 13:23
Replies: 27
Views: 12,498
Posted By Sprite

Just bought the book, Ida. Great suggestion!

Just bought the book, Ida. Great suggestion!
16th Jun 2015, 04:01
Replies: 716
Views: 273,363
Posted By Sprite

2000 or so total mainline crew, a conservative...

2000 or so total mainline crew, a conservative average wage across LH/SH of $200k = $400 million. Add in employment costs and you're looking at at least $500 million tech crew costs per year. So yes,...
16th Jun 2015, 01:53
Replies: 716
Views: 273,363
Posted By Sprite

Pilot costs do have an impact on the cost of the...

Pilot costs do have an impact on the cost of the operation.

Last full financial year fuel costs were about 1/3 of total costs. So say the B787 is flying a 16hour sector, with 4 crew. Average burn...
15th Jun 2015, 00:05
Replies: 716
Views: 273,363
Posted By Sprite

It simply isn't sustainable to have people being...

It simply isn't sustainable to have people being paid double or more overtime on long flights. As far as I know, no other airline does it. It makes the long flights prohibitively expensive in a lot...
4th Jun 2015, 02:14
Replies: 716
Views: 273,363
Posted By Sprite

B787 purchase may be delayed to pay off debt in...

B787 purchase may be delayed to pay off debt in order to get back a non-junk credit rating...

"Qantas Airways is on the verge of winning back the investment-grade credit status it lost in 2013....
26th Aug 2014, 12:54
Replies: 117
Views: 29,218
Posted By Sprite

Amazing job by the pilot. Also excellent work by...

Amazing job by the pilot. Also excellent work by ATC, it must be tough to maintain normal ops when something like this happens.
17th Jul 2014, 14:47
Replies: 993
Views: 297,181
Posted By Sprite

How many seats on July 18th again? How many...

How many seats on July 18th again? How many muffins did they buy?
29th May 2013, 14:02
Replies: 199
Views: 34,043
Posted By Sprite

The airport IS certified for autolands, and it is...

The airport IS certified for autolands, and it is not 'illegal', if it the fuel policy is followed.
27th Jan 2013, 21:20
Replies: 36
Views: 7,575
Posted By Sprite

You may think that if a B scale is introduced...

You may think that if a B scale is introduced that it will mean promotion and expansion for those currently on the A scale. It will not. It will mean exactly the same as what they are doing to the CC...
27th Jan 2013, 14:10
Replies: 36
Views: 7,575
Posted By Sprite

AFAIK the award would permit two crew ops to...

AFAIK the award would permit two crew ops to London. So no need to panic, M101 ;-) No changes necessary!
27th Jan 2013, 13:44
Replies: 36
Views: 7,575
Posted By Sprite

Of course Management 101 is a troll - however...

Of course Management 101 is a troll - however this is a good reminder of certain points.

DXB - LHR will not require 4 crew or 64 hour slips, so the first point is moot. And the second point.

...
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