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9th Oct 2020, 14:47
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Views: 687,542
Posted By Old King Coal

ManaAdaSystem.....in line with what you say, the...

ManaAdaSystem.....in line with what you say, the rumour I hear suggests that Norwegian's short-haul ops at LGW will cease on 30th November and any folk presently on furlough will correspondingly be...
20th Apr 2020, 06:38
Replies: 851
Views: 687,542
Posted By Old King Coal

Norwegian Air Creditors May Have No Choice But to...

Norwegian Air Creditors May Have No Choice But to Accept Offerhttps://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2020-04-17/norwegian-air-creditors-may-have-no-choice-but-to-accept-offer
Forum: Middle East
20th Apr 2020, 06:20
Replies: 63
Views: 36,916
Posted By Old King Coal

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/COVID-19_testing

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/COVID-19_testing
20th Apr 2020, 06:08
Replies: 28
Views: 15,056
Posted By Old King Coal

I was in Pointe-Noir two days ago. Customers (pax...

I was in Pointe-Noir two days ago. Customers (pax on our aircraft) told us that Air France sent another (larger) B777 to rescue the situation and that some of their group had travelled out on that...
Forum: Jet Blast
1st Apr 2020, 04:52
Replies: 48
Views: 3,925
Posted By Old King Coal

Sick of adverts & pop-up's, etc?... then simply...

Sick of adverts & pop-up's, etc?... then simply change tour browser to one called 'Brave (https://brave.com/download/)' (<-- click) and hey presto, problem solved... it also blocks 'trackers' plus...
Forum: Tech Log
11th Mar 2020, 00:37
Replies: 35
Views: 12,504
Posted By Old King Coal

I was saying this from the get-go and for which I...

I was saying this from the get-go and for which I was castigated as some sort of pariah for apparently throwing fellow pilots under the bus.

Well let me speak plainly. I'm f'ing certain that I...
Forum: Tech Log
17th Feb 2020, 08:28
Replies: 8
Views: 1,460
Posted By Old King Coal

VC9 - Not sure which aircraft your flying, but...

VC9 - Not sure which aircraft your flying, but (depending upon the engaged ADFS modes) taking the aircraft out of TOGA mode typically involves a thrust reduction and also a change in system logic...
Forum: Middle East
9th Feb 2020, 11:45
Replies: 4,053
Views: 1,990,306
Posted By Old King Coal

Devil FZ will be leasing some Airbus'

https://aeronewsglobal.com/flydubai-will-wet-lease-4-airbus-a320s-from-flyone/

One has to wonder what package the crew of the A320's will be on? E.g. if they're doing it for less cost than FZ's...
7th Jan 2020, 20:31
Replies: 7
Views: 3,799
Posted By Old King Coal

Looks to a landing on R06 at SAW / LTFJ. The...

Looks to a landing on R06 at SAW / LTFJ. The reported time they landed was 09:09 local / 06:09z and the METARS either side of that time were:

LTFJ 07 0620Z 030/27G37KT 8000 -SHRA SCT011 BKN030...
11th Dec 2019, 11:26
Replies: 56
Views: 67,534
Posted By Old King Coal

For what it's worth, RET (Rapid Exit Taxiways) at...

For what it's worth, RET (Rapid Exit Taxiways) at larger airports have a design speed (i.e. the maximum speed in which one can turn into them) of 50 knots in the wet.

See section 1.3.17 of the...
11th Dec 2019, 10:17
Replies: 135
Views: 83,790
Posted By Old King Coal

Never worn a uniform in any sim (or a hat in any...

Never worn a uniform in any sim (or a hat in any airline... I've somehow luckily managed to dodge that one) and I also do a lot of empty aircraft positioning / ferry-flight sectors and those too are...
9th Dec 2019, 11:32
Replies: 217
Views: 246,152
Posted By Old King Coal

Someone above mentioned the use of a HUD... I...

Someone above mentioned the use of a HUD... I would just point out that that piece of electronic crap bears a lot of responsibility for the crash of FZ981 (read the report) and, personally, I'm no...
5th Dec 2019, 17:55
Replies: 217
Views: 246,152
Posted By Old King Coal

meleagertoo well said.... pink string pilots...

meleagertoo well said.... pink string pilots versus blokes that know how to look out the window and 'figure it out' without recourse to flight directors and whatnot.

Go northeast of the airfield...
4th Dec 2019, 13:54
Replies: 24
Views: 8,582
Posted By Old King Coal

SAA stats at the bottom of the table

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/919x623/airline_stats_3182b21b4145c4a7f7623f8d3c1fbcddd0927457.jpeg
21st Nov 2019, 16:53
Replies: 24
Views: 8,582
Posted By Old King Coal

21st Nov 2019, 03:33
Replies: 211
Views: 138,614
Posted By Old King Coal

According to Gov UK:...

According to Gov UK: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/single-use-plastic-carrier-bags-why-were-introducing-the-charge/carrier-bags-why-theres-a-5p-charge#benefits-why-theres-a-charge

...
17th Nov 2019, 06:18
Replies: 211
Views: 138,614
Posted By Old King Coal

Later today I will be flying an international...

Later today I will be flying an international football team back from a match they're playing in Southern Africa to their home city in West Africa (a flight time of approx 9 hours in each direction)...
11th Oct 2019, 10:23
Replies: 18
Views: 9,415
Posted By Old King Coal

Following Brexit, the UK CAA have stated that...

Following Brexit, the UK CAA have stated that they will be providing a pathway for those pilots whom (for the purpose of maintaining their employment) have transferred their license to some other...
22nd Sep 2019, 17:45
Replies: 1,549
Views: 1,728,955
Posted By Old King Coal

One's tempted to suggest that the body language &...

One's tempted to suggest that the body language & demeanour of the Thomas Cook boss, Peter Fankhauser, speaks volumes. He certainly doesn't seem to be leaving that crucial meeting with a hop, skip &...
21st Sep 2019, 14:02
Replies: 1,549
Views: 1,728,955
Posted By Old King Coal

Rushed Approach: just a point about...

Rushed Approach: just a point about terminology... wrt "The CAA is also very hard-nosed in the financial due diligence it carries out when renewing an airline's AOC and may itself have asked for a...
10th Sep 2019, 17:47
Replies: 577
Views: 687,469
Posted By Old King Coal

Removal of 'travel perks' from BA flightcrew

Wrt removal of 'travel perks' from striking flightcrew... two can play at that game.

Given that a Captain's word is final, i.e. as to who's allowed to travel, a Captain is perfectly within their...
23rd Aug 2019, 17:29
Replies: 166
Views: 239,347
Posted By Old King Coal

An In Flight Shut Down (IFSD) event is defined...

An In Flight Shut Down (IFSD) event is defined (by EASA and the FAA) as follows.

When an engine ceases to function in flight and is shutdown, whether self-induced, crew initiated or caused by some...
9th Aug 2019, 19:58
Replies: 4
Views: 4,321
Posted By Old King Coal

I can think of a number of symptoms that a...

I can think of a number of symptoms that a passenger travelling from that part of the world might exhibit that would be cause for concern and likely require input required from Port Health. Some of...
21st Jul 2019, 08:01
Replies: 80
Views: 63,137
Posted By Old King Coal

Under normal circumstances Autoland's require 3x...

Under normal circumstances Autoland's require 3x A's, namely:

Aircraft is capable and airworthy to do it and the weather's is in-limits for the aircraft type.
Airport is capable of providing a...
19th Jul 2019, 16:17
Replies: 83
Views: 48,470
Posted By Old King Coal

Might one expect the happy times at EZ to come to...

Might one expect the happy times at EZ to come to an end sometime soon?
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