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19th Dec 2020, 09:22
Replies: 3,872
Views: 532,417
Posted By thorn bird

Isn't it time to tell McGowan to piss off and...

Isn't it time to tell McGowan to piss off and form his own Country, provided of course they take the word Australia out of their name, because Australian they aint.

McGowanstan has a nice ring to...
17th Dec 2020, 10:33
Replies: 3,872
Views: 532,417
Posted By thorn bird

The airlines really need to push back on this WA...

The airlines really need to push back on this WA idiot. If there's no cost to him he'll keep doing this until the election is over.

The airlines should suspend all services to WA until, at a...
16th Dec 2020, 20:46
Replies: 3,872
Views: 532,417
Posted By thorn bird

"To reduce the risk posed by aircrews, the...

"To reduce the risk posed by aircrews, the suggestion from at least one epidemiologist, is for the ADF or Police to take over crew transfers."

Would that really reduce the risk? Maybe have the...
14th Dec 2020, 21:21
Replies: 34
Views: 5,946
Posted By thorn bird

You forget an added benefit Lead, at some...

You forget an added benefit Lead, at some airports you get a discount at the coffee shop.
That almost makes up for the huge markup on anything purchased at an airport terminal
to cover the cost of...
8th Dec 2020, 09:55
Replies: 22
Views: 3,029
Posted By thorn bird

First thing I'd ask is what is the estimated cost...

First thing I'd ask is what is the estimated cost of an hour of the time for each passenger carried?

Then I'd look at how much time would it would take for those passengers to complete the task...
2nd Dec 2020, 06:19
Replies: 1,562
Views: 747,933
Posted By thorn bird

"If Mr Carmody has made false allegations then...

"If Mr Carmody has made false allegations then that is incredibly poor form from a government bureacrat."

Standard form for Mr Carmody. His appearances at estimates are better defined by what he...
24th Nov 2020, 20:50
Replies: 1,562
Views: 747,933
Posted By thorn bird

Isn't it an "Offence" to give false or misleading...

Isn't it an "Offence" to give false or misleading information to a senate inquiry? or does that only apply to the great unwashed?
23rd Nov 2020, 09:05
Replies: 3,872
Views: 532,417
Posted By thorn bird

Probably sticking my neck out but I can't help...

Probably sticking my neck out but I can't help thinking more than 99% of people infected, survive Covid, many didn't even know they had it.

If the world never knew it existed in the first place,...
11th Nov 2020, 21:51
Replies: 1,562
Views: 747,933
Posted By thorn bird

" Mr Carmody walks into work at 9am and out the...

" Mr Carmody walks into work at 9am and out the door at 5pm."

That's strange Glen, I heard he's dropped at work around ten AM, occasionally, and picked up around two PM. So your calculation may be...
4th Nov 2020, 19:45
Replies: 17
Views: 3,314
Posted By thorn bird

$250 million for three airports in the Sydney...

$250 million for three airports in the Sydney basin which was recovered with the closure and development of one, so two for free. Bankstown airport alone was valued by state government at between 1...
4th Nov 2020, 19:29
Replies: 43
Views: 6,321
Posted By thorn bird

" The survey is being conducted by an independent...

" The survey is being conducted by an independent company, Faster Horses Consulting, so you can be perfectly frank in sharing your views. Your feedback will never be connected to you. Only...
2nd Nov 2020, 10:55
Replies: 17
Views: 3,314
Posted By thorn bird

quote: "Land tax is a State tax. Are you now...

quote:

"Land tax is a State tax. Are you now saying the States can levy taxes on Commonwealth land?"

the answer is yes, because the land is not Commonwealth land, it is state land that is owned...
1st Oct 2020, 02:39
Replies: 36
Views: 5,471
Posted By thorn bird

I hear that CAsA will shortly be asking for...

I hear that CAsA will shortly be asking for "Stakeholder" consultation for new rules regarding paper plane manufacturing, licensing and operation.
26th Jul 2020, 05:44
Replies: 25
Views: 3,022
Posted By thorn bird

What about CASA issue a credit card or ASIC size...

What about CASA issue a credit card or ASIC size licence similar to the US licence.
Use Tech to store your data as your passport now does, with a Photo as your ASIC does.
It could also have a swipe...
20th Jul 2020, 21:38
Replies: 25
Views: 3,022
Posted By thorn bird

Clinton, I think the DAME viewing your Photo...

Clinton,

I think the DAME viewing your Photo is the least of your worries.
It became apparent to me that anyone down to the tea lady, can access your medical files within CASA.
Whatever happened...
9th Jul 2020, 10:02
Replies: 31
Views: 10,245
Posted By thorn bird

A novel idea, disband CAsA and subcontract...

A novel idea, disband CAsA and subcontract aviation oversight to the FAA.

Save the country a fortune, the industry might just survive and be safer as well.
7th Jul 2020, 00:00
Replies: 20
Views: 4,943
Posted By thorn bird

"Are these chinese students training to...

"Are these chinese students training to Australian licence standards? Or do they follow a syllabus laid out by their bosses, but do not attempt a licence test here?"

Aside from being very...
30th Jun 2020, 04:54
Replies: 24
Views: 6,436
Posted By thorn bird

Airport privatisation. The biggest fraud...

Airport privatisation.

The biggest fraud ever perpetrated on the Australian people.

None of these development sharks bought the airport leases ever intended to run an airport.

Almost all of...
17th Jun 2020, 21:15
Replies: 24
Views: 3,489
Posted By thorn bird

"What is the best method for getting an AOC in...

"What is the best method for getting an AOC in Australia for freight ops?"

The prerequisite for gaining an AOC in Australia is lots of money, time and the patience of Job.
31st May 2020, 03:35
Replies: 3,872
Views: 532,417
Posted By thorn bird

My old dad used to say he wanted to retire with a...

My old dad used to say he wanted to retire with a pub on a tropical Island.

With no customers!
21st May 2020, 23:57
Replies: 22
Views: 3,505
Posted By thorn bird

"And would the state border closure not be a...

"And would the state border closure not be a reason behind this almost 0 infection rate?"

If the intention is to have zero infections, good luck with that, what are people going to eat when the...
19th May 2020, 05:46
Replies: 669
Views: 1,773,361
Posted By thorn bird

From sky news for anyone interested. ...

From sky news for anyone interested.

https://www.skynews.com.au/details/_6157302934001
10th May 2020, 05:15
Replies: 29
Views: 10,837
Posted By thorn bird

QUOTE: "He has the knowhow, he has the jets, he...

QUOTE:
"He has the knowhow, he has the jets, he has the pilots/crew & other critical staff.."

Knowhow? Could very well have, but in Australia's unique environment?

A toxic, inept regulator to...
7th May 2020, 02:11
Replies: 140
Views: 68,496
Posted By thorn bird

But, But ,But, CAsA are the experts! aren't they?...

But, But ,But, CAsA are the experts! aren't they?

How many CAsA FOI generated GA-isms float from Ops Manual to Ops manual around the industry?

GA-isms being a departure from widely accepted...
30th Apr 2020, 09:06
Replies: 18
Views: 4,327
Posted By thorn bird

"I have given up on my dream of being in cockpit...

"I have given up on my dream of being in cockpit of a commercial airliner."

Roger, you have a dream it may look daunting, to some impossible.
Nevertheless, impossible dreams sometimes come true....
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