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18th Jun 2019, 15:53
Replies: 501
Views: 373,751
Posted By Bergerie1

Here's a turn up for the books. I wonder how...

Here's a turn up for the books. I wonder how large the discount was.
https://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/paris-iag-signs-for-200-max-jets-459119/
18th Jun 2019, 15:35
Replies: 5
Views: 501
Posted By Bergerie1

MH17 - Prosecutors to file charges?

I am not a military person. But what do those of you with knowledge in these areas make of this? There are reports that the Dutch-led Joint Investigation Team will soon be naming suspects and level...
17th Jun 2019, 12:47
Replies: 87
Views: 32,721
Posted By Bergerie1

Vasco, Thanks for that, I'm so pleased. Having...

Vasco, Thanks for that, I'm so pleased. Having once held a Flight Nav Licence and spent some years navigating on cross channel races out of Cowes, I still retain an intereset in those arcane arts....
15th Jun 2019, 13:21
Replies: 4
Views: 1,474
Posted By Bergerie1

This one looks rather interesting too:- ...

This one looks rather interesting too:-

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IM3bvRZRXLw
15th Jun 2019, 03:20
Replies: 87
Views: 32,721
Posted By Bergerie1

Does any one know whether Sir Arthur Brown's...

Does any one know whether Sir Arthur Brown's sextant still exists and if so where it is?
Forum: Jet Blast
14th Jun 2019, 11:59
Replies: 46
Views: 4,017
Posted By Bergerie1

They probably thought he wrote 'Watership Down'.

They probably thought he wrote 'Watership Down'.
14th Jun 2019, 07:19
Replies: 87
Views: 32,721
Posted By Bergerie1

100 years ago tomorrow (15 June) Alcock and Brown...

100 years ago tomorrow (15 June) Alcock and Brown made the first non-stop crossing of the Atlantic. A long article in this link below by the BBC which is well worth reading. But I think Brown's...
Forum: Jet Blast
12th Jun 2019, 17:39
Replies: 53
Views: 5,319
Posted By Bergerie1

Woodwork 'O' Level - one of the most useful...

Woodwork 'O' Level - one of the most useful things I did!
12th Jun 2019, 07:16
Replies: 40
Views: 10,944
Posted By Bergerie1

And what about the F/E when in Rome and the...

And what about the F/E when in Rome and the ground power was not immediately available. The captain asked him to hurry it along. The F/E replied he could speak Italian and then lent out of the DV...
12th Jun 2019, 05:02
Replies: 40
Views: 10,944
Posted By Bergerie1

YorkshireTyke, Aaah, the trouser story! As I...

YorkshireTyke,

Aaah, the trouser story! As I heard it, the captain in question was Captain B Prxxxx who very much liked a smart appearance, wearing immaculately pressed trousers, he kept said...
11th Jun 2019, 15:29
Replies: 40
Views: 10,944
Posted By Bergerie1

As a young co-pilot, I use to enjoy making case...

As a young co-pilot, I use to enjoy making case studies of the captains I flew with. Despite what is sometimes said, most of the Atlantic Barons were perfectly OK and most were good pilots and good...
Forum: Jet Blast
11th Jun 2019, 15:01
Replies: 43
Views: 5,017
Posted By Bergerie1

I certainly don't have a smartphone. Can't read...

I certainly don't have a smartphone. Can't read my wife's when the sun shines on it.
Forum: Questions
11th Jun 2019, 07:48
Replies: 4
Views: 1,071
Posted By Bergerie1

ICAO has no enforecements powers to stop anything...

ICAO has no enforecements powers to stop anything in fields like that, it only promulgates SARPS - Standards and Recommended Practices:-
https://www.icao.int/about-icao/Pages/default.aspx...
9th Jun 2019, 12:50
Replies: 40
Views: 10,944
Posted By Bergerie1

I said I don't mind what you call me, it's the...

I said I don't mind what you call me, it's the tone of voice that matters.
5th Jun 2019, 11:08
Replies: 67
Views: 9,260
Posted By Bergerie1

ProPax, But Vickers did, and BOAC did not do...

ProPax,

But Vickers did, and BOAC did not do Vickers any favours over the VC10. That was when the slogan, the Boeing Only Airline Company, was invented. (It may have been Corporation rather than...
Forum: Jet Blast
4th Jun 2019, 05:53
Replies: 8,750
Views: 815,478
Posted By Bergerie1

It seems that 'Manners Mayketh Man' no longer...

It seems that 'Manners Mayketh Man' no longer applies. How standards have fallen!!
Forum: Jet Blast
4th Jun 2019, 05:45
Replies: 236
Views: 27,987
Posted By Bergerie1

Unfortunately 'Manners Mayketh Man' seems no...

Unfortunately 'Manners Mayketh Man' seems no longer to apply. How standards have fallen!!
Forum: Tech Log
4th Jun 2019, 04:18
Replies: 117
Views: 20,386
Posted By Bergerie1

yanrair, At one time in my career I also...

yanrair,

At one time in my career I also used to sit behind that 'green table' but mine was an old wooden desk. I had the same attitude as you about learning from experience and helping people in...
2nd Jun 2019, 19:15
Replies: 67
Views: 9,260
Posted By Bergerie1

Or Boeing Only Airline Company

Or Boeing Only Airline Company
2nd Jun 2019, 16:48
Replies: 138
Views: 126,219
Posted By Bergerie1

But to use those, you need to go outside and LOOK.

But to use those, you need to go outside and LOOK.
2nd Jun 2019, 16:13
Replies: 138
Views: 126,219
Posted By Bergerie1

None - except that when it comes to electronic...

None - except that when it comes to electronic systems I prefer to believe the evidence of my own eyes. From which part of the control runs/systems (electrical, hydraulic, mechanical) does the input...
2nd Jun 2019, 13:03
Replies: 67
Views: 9,260
Posted By Bergerie1

ProPax, Here is a link to what it was like...

ProPax,

Here is a link to what it was like to fly VC10s in Africa. There were many interesting problems less likely to be encountered today.
Operating VC10s in Africa...
2nd Jun 2019, 12:46
Replies: 138
Views: 126,219
Posted By Bergerie1

Uplinker, I agree. When I used to do C of A...

Uplinker,

I agree. When I used to do C of A air tests after any kind of major maintenance, we always did a flying control check which required one of the flight crew, usually the flight engineer,...
1st Jun 2019, 07:57
Replies: 501
Views: 373,751
Posted By Bergerie1

Chris2303, In its early days IATA was...

Chris2303,

In its early days IATA was concerned too much with ticket pricing and meals standards etc. But now, as well as cting as a clearing house, a large part of IATA's work has been to work...
31st May 2019, 17:13
Replies: 10
Views: 2,920
Posted By Bergerie1

That is why the concept of the 'self-healing...

That is why the concept of the 'self-healing cockpit' is so valid. We all make mistakes, the issue is to recognise them and correct them in good time. All good crews do that.
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