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28th Jun 2019, 17:14
Replies: 2,259
Views: 1,963,327
Posted By MajorLemond

Yep, I think it's going to be a very long wait.

Yep, I think it's going to be a very long wait.
26th Jun 2019, 01:20
Replies: 18
Views: 5,742
Posted By MajorLemond

+ 1 on going overseas if your situation allows,...

+ 1 on going overseas if your situation allows, especially if you are single and willing to try something different. You quickly realize that their is a big world outside of Australia. Career...
24th Jun 2019, 04:27
Replies: 2,259
Views: 1,963,327
Posted By MajorLemond

So has anyone heard anything recently about the...

So has anyone heard anything recently about the current recruitment situation? I know some guys who did the medical + psych months ago but not a peep at this stage.
Forum: Rotorheads
11th Jun 2019, 05:19
Replies: 144
Views: 85,763
Posted By MajorLemond

Awful news. I donít know a lot about a109ís but...

Awful news. I donít know a lot about a109ís but is this type usually fitted with an autopilot?
12th Mar 2019, 00:05
Replies: 109
Views: 100,319
Posted By MajorLemond

Very fair statement, I guess when I mean new, I...

Very fair statement, I guess when I mean new, I mean the latest generation 737, with it's associated latest generation avionics. Airliners haven't changed much really in the last 30 odd years with...
11th Mar 2019, 09:44
Replies: 109
Views: 100,319
Posted By MajorLemond

This is Absolutely justified. I too am a little...

This is Absolutely justified. I too am a little surprised that China is the first country to do this, but politics aside, this is a brand new "state of the art" 737 that's had 2 crashes in the same...
9th Mar 2019, 09:56
Replies: 37
Views: 13,012
Posted By MajorLemond

Great description Krusty34. Come across a few of...

Great description Krusty34. Come across a few of those roaches in my time!
9th Mar 2019, 09:52
Replies: 37
Views: 13,012
Posted By MajorLemond

EVERY Airline you work for will want you taking...

EVERY Airline you work for will want you taking company planned fuel. As far as iím aware none I have worked for have disciplined anyone over taking extra. Most fuel policies will give the PIC scope...
22nd Feb 2019, 01:47
Replies: 450
Views: 369,202
Posted By MajorLemond

When I joined, the going rate was 5-8 years off...

When I joined, the going rate was 5-8 years off an upgrade. It’s turned put to be pretty much on the money (8 years)

There are so many factors that can affect this however, so your best bet is to...
17th Feb 2019, 03:37
Replies: 35
Views: 26,133
Posted By MajorLemond

I remember the FSO coming out about LWOP...

I remember the FSO coming out about LWOP opportunities for JQ Japan some years ago. I had a red eye flight the same night and mentioned to my collegue that I might apply for it. He mentioned he spent...
Forum: Tech Log
28th May 2018, 03:00
Replies: 49
Views: 7,208
Posted By MajorLemond

The "who cares" was directed at being asked the...

The "who cares" was directed at being asked the question if they would like a few knots added and getting agitated for being asked the question. I'm all for flying as precisely as is practical....
Forum: Tech Log
27th May 2018, 03:21
Replies: 49
Views: 7,208
Posted By MajorLemond

Honestly who cares? If they ask you and you donít...

Honestly who cares? If they ask you and you donít want it just be polite and say ďno thanksĒ

On the a320, In my experience on newly built aircraft, the autothrust responds very slowly at low /...
8th May 2018, 08:20
Replies: 450
Views: 369,202
Posted By MajorLemond

Youíd be be at max overtime (on level 3 pay -...

Youíd be be at max overtime (on level 3 pay - which is after 5 years of service) mixed up with a crapload of day-off payments to make 180k on the 320. 150k is more likely in a really busy year...
14th Apr 2018, 03:14
Replies: 8
Views: 7,916
Posted By MajorLemond

Word on the street is that it had a serious...

Word on the street is that it had a serious birdstrike (enough to replace the radome) but engines were assessed as undamaged.

Good job to get it back on the ground, it will be interesting to see...
6th Apr 2018, 07:47
Replies: 12
Views: 1,800
Posted By MajorLemond

The guys in guys in the Swiss Air accident were...

The guys in guys in the Swiss Air accident were basically screwed from the moment they signed on for work - not even a remotely comparable scenario.
4th Apr 2018, 05:37
Replies: 4
Views: 2,413
Posted By MajorLemond

For the 5 years + I spent there, it was...

For the 5 years + I spent there, it was definately a ďRegimeĒ moreso than any other airline I have worked for. Even 10 years ago, the place had so many guys socíd for various reasons, pilots were...
19th Mar 2018, 01:22
Replies: 39
Views: 6,060
Posted By MajorLemond

It really needs a tower and should be controlled....

It really needs a tower and should be controlled.

Having flown in there for the last decade in turboprops and jets, it can be risky and on busy weekends can get downright dangerous especially...
14th Mar 2018, 08:02
Replies: 142
Views: 31,351
Posted By MajorLemond

+1 above. Sounds like it was on its way out...

+1 above.

Sounds like it was on its way out anyway. Why would it die just because it was put in an overhead locker? They’re certainly not airtight. If it can’t survive being in it’s dog carrier...
4th Mar 2018, 11:58
Replies: 46
Views: 23,084
Posted By MajorLemond

Pilots rarely resign from a job unless they have...

Pilots rarely resign from a job unless they have something to move on to.

Was probably worse a decade ago, with lots of resignations every week with majors recruiting pilots. Same thing is...
Forum: Rotorheads
26th Feb 2018, 11:09
Replies: 180
Views: 124,379
Posted By MajorLemond

The design has serious flaws, and needs to be...

The design has serious flaws, and needs to be redesigned from the ground up.

They can fly massive Mi26ís around without their gearboxes having catastrophic failures and I would imagine the...
Forum: Rotorheads
9th Feb 2018, 07:10
Replies: 56
Views: 19,346
Posted By MajorLemond

I just saw this, and I have to say even though I...

I just saw this, and I have to say even though I am convinced the guy has lost his marbles with all the scientology stuff,

I was impressed!
9th Feb 2018, 07:07
Replies: 51
Views: 22,938
Posted By MajorLemond

How is Rex going these days? Those Saabs...

How is Rex going these days?

Those Saabs must me getting on. Any plans for a type replacement some time down the track?
9th Feb 2018, 02:15
Replies: 14
Views: 4,233
Posted By MajorLemond

Ain't that the truth :D

Ain't that the truth :D
8th Feb 2018, 02:24
Replies: 209
Views: 61,294
Posted By MajorLemond

I found (in my experience) the regionals in...

I found (in my experience) the regionals in Australia possessed more of the "Austronaughts"

Once I started at major airline I was stunned by how much more relaxed it was.

Definately a much...
Forum: Tech Log
7th Feb 2018, 11:36
Replies: 48
Views: 12,294
Posted By MajorLemond

For what itís worth, this is my take on it (from...

For what itís worth, this is my take on it (from experience)

In theory you are correct, the aircraft is supposed to protect you from an overspeed condition, however a go around with a low altitude...
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