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28th Feb 2021, 12:46
Replies: 2
Views: 631
Posted By Duck Pilot

Career change to the Defence Force?

Has anyone who has been stood down due to the COVID -19 disaster consisted joining the ADF?

Iím sure a few ex ADF personnel have probably gone back, however Iím interested to know if anyone with...
28th Feb 2021, 07:12
Replies: 4
Views: 1,019
Posted By Duck Pilot

Sir Michael has certainly been the best PM PNG...

Sir Michael has certainly been the best PM PNG has ever had, and his legacy will be remembered for many generations to come.

I recall being given the privilege of flying Sir Michael from Wewak to...
25th Feb 2021, 13:06
Replies: 90
Views: 17,533
Posted By Duck Pilot

Go for it, ignore the crap thatís being spat...

Go for it, ignore the crap thatís being spat here. If you are under 35 and wanting to get into an airline post 2022 give it a go.

Research the subject, the information is out there - ignore the...
25th Feb 2021, 10:32
Replies: 36
Views: 5,471
Posted By Duck Pilot

Donít underestimate the technology, the time will...

Donít underestimate the technology, the time will come when you wonít be able to start unregistered drones, let alone fly then even in your kitchen cupboard in Australia.
14th Feb 2021, 09:19
Replies: 3,872
Views: 532,417
Posted By Duck Pilot

Iíve heard on a Melbourne talk back radio station...

Iíve heard on a Melbourne talk back radio station the other day of potentially using cruise ships as quarantine facilities, together with Puckapunyal Army Base. Probably an effective means to prevent...
30th Jan 2021, 09:36
Replies: 81
Views: 14,983
Posted By Duck Pilot

Big no no! I know it was pretty common practice...

Big no no! I know it was pretty common practice in GA years ago by a selected few checkies. If it isnít in the AFM or SOPs, youíre on your own.

I recall an event that occurred a few years ago in...
29th Jan 2021, 23:04
Replies: 16
Views: 4,261
Posted By Duck Pilot

Sadly quite a few new CPL holders who do move up...

Sadly quite a few new CPL holders who do move up north should never have been issued with a CPL. Quality of training that some schools down south are delivering is somewhat lacking, however thatís...
28th Jan 2021, 06:46
Replies: 24
Views: 5,963
Posted By Duck Pilot

Unfortunately probably more than what the...

Unfortunately probably more than what the airframe is worth these days if it hasnít got the latest avionics in it. A decision for the insurance company I guess. If they write it off, it could be a...
22nd Jan 2021, 13:49
Replies: 185
Views: 37,687
Posted By Duck Pilot

What about the Tennis players? Double ...

What about the Tennis players? Double
standards?
20th Jan 2021, 11:21
Replies: 28
Views: 4,533
Posted By Duck Pilot

I say no more!

I say no more!
20th Jan 2021, 11:06
Replies: 28
Views: 4,533
Posted By Duck Pilot

Obviously the Victorian Government are getting...

Obviously the Victorian Government are getting rubbish advice from their advisors.

Time to get professional advice from industry experts who know what they are talking about!
20th Jan 2021, 10:24
Replies: 28
Views: 4,533
Posted By Duck Pilot

Thatís exactly what I thought, a well managed...

Thatís exactly what I thought, a well managed PC-12 operation would be more than adequate in my opinion.

How many commercially operated PC-12s have come to grief due to engine problems in...
18th Jan 2021, 10:21
Replies: 15
Views: 4,654
Posted By Duck Pilot

Get into drones, there are quite a few ex airline...

Get into drones, there are quite a few ex airline pilots who have jumped over. The transition is reasonably easy and there are plenty of good opportunities which will continue for years. Dollars...
18th Jan 2021, 10:09
Replies: 187
Views: 56,091
Posted By Duck Pilot

It would be fair to assume that you didnít get a...

It would be fair to assume that you didnít get a Christmas card from old mate.....
18th Jan 2021, 10:06
Replies: 2
Views: 1,123
Posted By Duck Pilot

Tip of the iceberg, give it 3 years and BVLOS...

Tip of the iceberg, give it 3 years and BVLOS RPAS operations will be common everywhere in Australia if the regulator can keep up. The machine to deliver COVID-19 vaccines into hotspots.
17th Jan 2021, 12:15
Replies: 15
Views: 4,654
Posted By Duck Pilot

Up skill yourself in other areas that you may be...

Up skill yourself in other areas that you may be interested in or get into the ag industry driving headers.

Pilot jobs are like hens teeth at the moment, even flying a Cessna 172:
16th Jan 2021, 19:50
Replies: 187
Views: 56,091
Posted By Duck Pilot

If correct, it would be a slap on the face for...

If correct, it would be a slap on the face for the other Australians who need to pay thousands of dollars to get back home to Australia, also doubt he would need to pay the $2500 quarantine bill.
...
15th Jan 2021, 10:38
Replies: 20
Views: 7,854
Posted By Duck Pilot

Weather at Darwin was crap at the time,...

Weather at Darwin was crap at the time, torrential rain and thunderstorms! Thatís why I was still awake looking at Flight Radar.
15th Jan 2021, 09:28
Replies: 187
Views: 56,091
Posted By Duck Pilot

I highly doubt the rumour is true, to many SP...

I highly doubt the rumour is true, to many SP beers last night at the Car Club?
15th Jan 2021, 06:54
Replies: 20
Views: 7,854
Posted By Duck Pilot

Has anyone heard the ATC transcript if itís...

Has anyone heard the ATC transcript if itís available.

Anything could have been going on such as a potential medical emergency or an abnormal that the crew may have been able to resolve. All pure...
13th Jan 2021, 06:25
Replies: 15
Views: 2,446
Posted By Duck Pilot

As long as the works are promulgated by a NOTAM...

As long as the works are promulgated by a NOTAM with any reduced runway lengths and information about taxiway closures etc, it shouldnít be a problem.

Not sure why CASA would need to get...
10th Jan 2021, 08:31
Replies: 187
Views: 56,091
Posted By Duck Pilot

PNG AIC has apparently issued an interim report...

PNG AIC has apparently issued an interim report into the accident. Wingtip apparently torn off as a result of clipping a tree on landing, I assume it was the outer fibreglass section which is...
7th Jan 2021, 02:46
Replies: 70
Views: 19,004
Posted By Duck Pilot

That confirms what I heard, I didn't want to say...

That confirms what I heard, I didn't want to say it as I didn't know it was in the public domain.
6th Jan 2021, 23:03
Replies: 70
Views: 19,004
Posted By Duck Pilot

Iíve also heard the same alpha, having said that...

Iíve also heard the same alpha, having said that I believe he would be a good choice.

The number of jobs in recent years is really a HR legacy thing of the past particularly in government. Short...
5th Jan 2021, 05:25
Replies: 67
Views: 17,055
Posted By Duck Pilot

Freight and fares in the bush, itís amazing how...

Freight and fares in the bush, itís amazing how many passengers an Islander or Otter can carry. What happens in PNG stays in PNG👍
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