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25th Oct 2016, 03:51
Replies: 22
Views: 5,297
Posted By Robbovic

Aha...yes that's it. :ok: Thanks for the...

Aha...yes that's it. :ok: Thanks for the correction. All I know is they were kitted up to the eyeballs and we were wondering at the time "where do they get the money for that?" Answer was they didn't...
25th Oct 2016, 02:36
Replies: 22
Views: 5,297
Posted By Robbovic

Well it was a big chopper and my recollection is...

Well it was a big chopper and my recollection is that it was described to me as a Dornier (spelling?). As well, six or seven NSC freeloaders all slept on my living room floor and ate me out of house...
25th Oct 2016, 00:23
Replies: 22
Views: 5,297
Posted By Robbovic

Many moons ago in my previous life as an FSO, I...

Many moons ago in my previous life as an FSO, I was stationed at Leigh Creek in around '86 or 87 and a similar accident occurred. Got a mayday for engine failure of a single, but cant recall the...
19th Sep 2015, 08:15
Replies: 50
Views: 6,785
Posted By Robbovic

You are pretty much on the money, Oz, when you...

You are pretty much on the money, Oz, when you talk about a demarcation issue.
Some of the details are fuzzy cos it was nearly 30 years ago, but I remember when I worked in FS in Adelaide, a bunch...
18th Aug 2015, 06:37
Replies: 49
Views: 7,530
Posted By Robbovic

Grab the popcorn and beer kids, AsA appearing at...

Grab the popcorn and beer kids, AsA appearing at the Senate Estimates from 5pm today. Will this be raised? Hope so.
Following Airservices at 7pm will be none other than Dick Smith AC - this should...
31st Jul 2015, 05:05
Replies: 18
Views: 6,047
Posted By Robbovic

AIrservices CEO resigns

This just in:
I regretfully advise that Margaret Staib has decided not to seek another term and to resign from her positon of Chief Executive Officer for personal and health reasons, effective from...
19th Jun 2015, 08:20
Replies: 38
Views: 11,508
Posted By Robbovic

Not quite but nearly. Airservices does new...

Not quite but nearly.
Airservices does new navaid installation apart from civil works which are contracted out. Install comes under Part 171 certification which only airservices has.
Flight testing...
1st Mar 2015, 23:23
Replies: 11,824
Views: 21,293,301
Posted By Robbovic

It's called Automatic Dependent Surveillance...

It's called Automatic Dependent Surveillance Contract - ADS-C
It is and has been used extensively in Australian airspace for a number of years. It entails the aircraft establishing a "contract" with...
29th Jul 2013, 09:38
Replies: 20
Views: 3,277
Posted By Robbovic

Typical of a government exercise - cant even get...

Typical of a government exercise - cant even get their April Fools in on time.:rolleyes:
20th Feb 2013, 23:58
Replies: 46
Views: 6,647
Posted By Robbovic

Blue stuff from up the road at Wittenoom

Blue stuff from up the road at Wittenoom
9th Dec 2012, 03:17
Replies: 163
Views: 40,345
Posted By Robbovic

"promoting elite ATCs to ALM..." (cough,...

"promoting elite ATCs to ALM..."

(cough, cough) care to run a poll in Brisbane and Me lbourne as to how many of their ALMs they think are/were elite? Most were those who chose to sell their souls...
9th Dec 2012, 02:55
Replies: 163
Views: 40,345
Posted By Robbovic

According to business experts (oxymoron?) a new...

According to business experts (oxymoron?) a new CEO has 100 days to put theirmark on an organisation.
Air Vice Marshall Madge is running out of time.
Also going on leave for most of january....
Forum: Jet Blast
4th Dec 2012, 03:22
Replies: 13,096
Views: 10,300,331
Posted By Robbovic

I'd be taking a penalty stroke. That lie looks...

I'd be taking a penalty stroke. That lie looks unplayable to me.
Don't reckon the fairway gets mown either.
9th Oct 2012, 08:04
Replies: 53
Views: 18,394
Posted By Robbovic

ATIS belongum BOM

ATIS belongum BOM
21st Aug 2012, 03:22
Replies: 163
Views: 40,345
Posted By Robbovic

"Metron Aviation Appoints Greg Russell as...

"Metron Aviation Appoints Greg Russell as Executive Aviation Advisor

Dulles, Virginia - August 20, 2012 - Metron Aviation, a subsidiary of Airbus Americas and member of the Airbus ProSky...
27th Jun 2012, 11:14
Replies: 7
Views: 978
Posted By Robbovic

Has Doug still got the Auster? He used to fly...

Has Doug still got the Auster?
He used to fly it over to Leigh Creek when I was based there in the 80's
20th Jun 2012, 10:46
Replies: 217
Views: 50,871
Posted By Robbovic

On the button with the project involved. PIR will...

On the button with the project involved. PIR will be interesting - shortcut city.
Probably the wrong word, scalp. Although someone will probably go tits up from somewhere, more likely in PD.
Was...
18th Jun 2012, 08:56
Replies: 217
Views: 50,871
Posted By Robbovic

More premature shiny suit backslapping over the...

More premature shiny suit backslapping over the weekend before another project goes belly up. Climate of fear engendered by TFN takes another scalp. His legacy lives on.

Definition of insanity :...
15th Jun 2012, 03:38
Replies: 16
Views: 2,871
Posted By Robbovic

The names of waypoints on the northern routes out...

The names of waypoints on the northern routes out of Alice (DERAK, DIGLA, YUSEF, TIMMI, LISSA, SCOTI, DEENO etc) will probably be recognisable to longer serving Melbourne Centre ATCs. Were serving on...
3rd Jun 2012, 21:14
Replies: 58
Views: 11,101
Posted By Robbovic

I refer you again to NPRM 1105AS, a CASA...

I refer you again to NPRM 1105AS, a CASA document.
This is the driver behind any decommissioning.
2nd Jun 2012, 06:13
Replies: 58
Views: 11,101
Posted By Robbovic

Leadsled Not quite. Airservices is the only...

Leadsled

Not quite. Airservices is the only holder of a civil CASR Part 171 certificate in Australia. All privately owned aids are maintained under contract by Airservices staff. Privately owned...
2nd Jun 2012, 06:06
Replies: 58
Views: 11,101
Posted By Robbovic

Anyone wishing to find the list of backup network...

Anyone wishing to find the list of backup network naiads, look on the CASA website and find reference to a NPRM1105AS for aircraft equipage. Annex G gives a list of the navaids which will be kept...
31st Aug 2010, 02:21
Replies: 24
Views: 6,984
Posted By Robbovic

OK guys, before we all run around with our aprons...

OK guys, before we all run around with our aprons over our heads and acting like Bob Nutter and calling for full investigations, a few facts.

Although most of the elements of the ILS are COTS...
29th Mar 2010, 06:47
Replies: 1,159
Views: 82,701
Posted By Robbovic

After TFNs latest bit of retail therapy in...

After TFNs latest bit of retail therapy in Scandenavia, don't be surprised if binos not needed in Broome. Has to have somewhere to try out his new toy - becoming known as "ATC on a stick". That will...
24th May 2009, 03:18
Replies: 13
Views: 2,165
Posted By Robbovic

This unfortunately is not an isolated incident in...

This unfortunately is not an isolated incident in projects in this organisation.
Political interference in operationally critical decisions has become endemic.
"Leaders Leading" is a complete...
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