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Forum: Tech Log
10th Nov 2009, 04:11
Replies: 3
Views: 8,224
Posted By Wings

Thanks very much for your help. Cheers, ...

Thanks very much for your help.

Cheers,

Wings
Forum: Tech Log
5th Nov 2009, 06:54
Replies: 3
Views: 8,224
Posted By Wings

B 737 Ground to Door Sill Height

Greetings.
This is an easy one for anybody with B 737 - 400 series Boeing Ops Manual. Please look at the Aircraft General Dimensions and let me know what the distance is from the ground to the...
Forum: Tech Log
5th Aug 2009, 02:02
Replies: 8
Views: 12,108
Posted By Wings

Fire Extinguishers in Aircraft Engines

I have been told previously that the fire extinguishers on the end of the Fire Handle / button / lever were 'engine wreckers' - if you fired the extinguisher into the engine, the engine would suffer...
Forum: Questions
5th Nov 2008, 06:46
Replies: 4
Views: 720
Posted By Wings

Taxi Times in Abu Dhabi

Would nybody who operates into and out of OMAA Abu Dhabi please advise me of the average time spent taxi ing - ie: from push off chocks to getting airborne, and from landing to on chocks.
Thanks...
Forum: Tech Log
19th Aug 2008, 06:49
Replies: 2
Views: 824
Posted By Wings

Windsocks - data please

Does anyone have a reference for windsocks ?
Specifically, what I want to know is;

Is there a requirement for windsocks at UK airports to all be rated so that they fly horizontal at (say) 15...
2nd Jan 2007, 08:19
Replies: 32
Views: 7,819
Posted By Wings

I can't help but smile whenever I think of Bird...

I can't help but smile whenever I think of Bird Peacock.

Blustering away at BJS ATC
"completely unreadable, if you want to give us instructions learn the Queen's English dear chap!"

or his...
28th Nov 2006, 22:55
Replies: 41
Views: 5,603
Posted By Wings

I must admit to being a bit slack first time...

I must admit to being a bit slack first time around and not reading your post as carefully as I should have. Sorry.
I didn't notice that you are based in Singapore, and I assumed you already had a...
27th Nov 2006, 02:58
Replies: 1
Views: 660
Posted By Wings

Royal Brunei Airlines (RBA) operate a service...

Royal Brunei Airlines (RBA) operate a service from Hong Kong to Brunei to Denpasar.
The Hong Kong to Brunei sector is on an RBA aircraft and is a codeshare with Dragon Air.
Don't know about the...
26th Nov 2006, 02:26
Replies: 3
Views: 1,393
Posted By Wings

Contact Jack Priest at Rishworth Aviation (it's a...

Contact Jack Priest at Rishworth Aviation (it's a Pilot Recruitment Agency based in New Zealand).
Talk to him about employment with Royal Brunei Airlines.

Good Luck

Cheers
26th Nov 2006, 02:18
Replies: 41
Views: 5,603
Posted By Wings

Regarding University Aviation Degrees. As...

Regarding University Aviation Degrees.

As one has counselled many school leavers regarding a career as a pilot I would like to offer the following thoughts.

Airlines want pilots on flight deck...
26th Nov 2006, 01:18
Replies: 83
Views: 32,236
Posted By Wings

6 years ago I applied to the biggest airline in...

6 years ago I applied to the biggest airline in Hong Kong.
I received a very curt form letter saying

"We have your CV on file.
Update it every 6 months quoting this reference number.
We...
7th May 2006, 05:13
Replies: 6
Views: 1,865
Posted By Wings

Talking Royal Brunei - Finally Something Positive

I was in the office last Thursday morning (03 May) and was asked if I was attending the briefing that afternoon. I had no idea about any briefing.
I was told it was in my e mail.
I checked - no it...
24th Feb 2006, 00:26
Replies: 127
Views: 112,880
Posted By Wings

Thumbs up It's interesting to see the evolution of the RBA...

It's interesting to see the evolution of the RBA pilot over the last decade.

In the early 1990s I saw a new First Officer re define the company uniform tie. Instead of wearing the company issure...
1st Dec 2005, 09:38
Replies: 127
Views: 112,880
Posted By Wings

One of my best friends, a pilot of 10+ years here...

One of my best friends, a pilot of 10+ years here and a Captain here for at least 6 of those years, resigned yesterday.

He's following the flight path of so many who have taken the BI 421 on the 1...
23rd Oct 2005, 06:23
Replies: 30
Views: 9,849
Posted By Wings

Hello everyone, I am an Oz pilot who has...

Hello everyone,

I am an Oz pilot who has lived and worked overseas since before 1989. I have never worked for an Australian Airline and probably never will. That's a personal choice.

Having...
Forum: Jet Blast
21st Oct 2005, 05:29
Replies: 54
Views: 6,767
Posted By Wings

Just like to say that I agree whole heartedly...

Just like to say that I agree whole heartedly with Norman Stanley Fletcher's posting.

Cheers
Wings
6th Oct 2005, 08:33
Replies: 434
Views: 106,763
Posted By Wings

Hello Again, Four points then I'll get my...

Hello Again,

Four points then I'll get my head below the parapet again.

1.
Gammon Flaps you are right and I stand corrected. The Australian Beer Brand has indeed gone to Kazakstan.

2....
5th Oct 2005, 00:45
Replies: 434
Views: 106,763
Posted By Wings

Hello there, Two points. The link from...

Hello there,

Two points.

The link from Gammon Flaps showing that a certain ex CEO of RBA is now boss of Air Astana shows nothing of the sort. It is a very intersting website, but there is no...
19th Sep 2005, 13:27
Replies: 1
Views: 2,083
Posted By Wings

RBA Terms & Conditions

RBA Terms & Conditions.
Go to Far East & Indian Forum
Royal Brunei thread
page 25 or 26
14th Sep 2005, 02:56
Replies: 434
Views: 106,763
Posted By Wings

Hello again everyone, Just a few points, ...

Hello again everyone,

Just a few points,

Sheep Guts.
If you are interested in working for RBA you really should learn how to spell the name of the country.
Why did the advert not invite...
14th Sep 2005, 02:04
Replies: 148
Views: 47,633
Posted By Wings

Four points I would like to make regarding this...

Four points I would like to make regarding this very relevant thread (Thanks HKG Phooey for starting it).

1.
I agree wholeheartedly with Metroman on page one of this thread.
It is our job to...
19th Jul 2005, 04:25
Replies: 434
Views: 106,763
Posted By Wings

Thai Foon, Our previous DFO was quite specific...

Thai Foon,
Our previous DFO was quite specific regarding the take it or leave it mentality.
To quote him,
"all those who disagree, please indicate so by standing up and saying "I resign""

Many...
12th Jul 2005, 05:53
Replies: 434
Views: 106,763
Posted By Wings

Thin Albert. In answer to your question "Why...

Thin Albert.
In answer to your question "Why aren't Airbus Pilots resigning?"
Several reasons.

1. Some of the ex Ansett guys have got their retirement schemes sorted and are happy to have a job...
12th Jun 2005, 05:54
Replies: 30
Views: 5,222
Posted By Wings

Ladies and Gentlemen, I have lived up here...

Ladies and Gentlemen,

I have lived up here in South East Asia for more years than I care to remember, and while I don't fly for MAS I do fly for a major airline in the region (in the front left...
21st May 2005, 12:17
Replies: 19
Views: 1,647
Posted By Wings

Use of the "Next" position is non standard. ...

Use of the "Next" position is non standard.

A CASA / FAA / CAA approved position report would be

"Fastair 123, SEKSY 47, FL320, NIPIL 59"

But of course you now run into the realm of what is...
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