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22nd Sep 2020, 08:43
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Posted By duckbelly

Looking for Wayne Smith

G’day All,
im looking for an old mate, Wayne Smith.
He was with Ansett in Perth WA, when they fell over with Air Mauritius, and I believe then to Jetstar Asia.
Be good to get any info on his...
26th Apr 2013, 14:12
Replies: 2
Views: 1,919
Posted By duckbelly

Thumbs up Hi silver Mike is indeed with Jet* in...

Hi silver
Mike is indeed with Jet* in Melbourne. Haven't seen him in a couple years, but if you need any info give me a hoy.
[email protected]
Or +614111160102
See ya Neil
26th Apr 2013, 06:51
Replies: 2
Views: 2,194
Posted By duckbelly

Not so!! Back in Perth now with virgin. ...

Not so!!
Back in Perth now with virgin.
Anyone want to get in touch PM me!
Ciao
22nd Nov 2011, 00:36
Replies: 167
Views: 85,243
Posted By duckbelly

Mario gave me a job after the Ansett collapse...

Mario gave me a job after the Ansett collapse after a 15 min 'chat'. Turned out to be one of the best positions I had... fantastic people, amazing network, and they put more new airports in my...
11th Dec 2009, 04:32
Replies: 86
Views: 25,868
Posted By duckbelly

The most important thing with any incident is...

The most important thing with any incident is that no-one was hurt, regardless of the degree of culpability.
As for Eurcypria as an airline, I had the privilege of flying with them for two years...
Forum: Jet Blast
20th Aug 2008, 11:25
Replies: 12
Views: 1,404
Posted By duckbelly

Smile Now I've seen everything....!!

On turn around in a China airport last week:

One of the F/A's, bless her heart, was in the loo brushing her teeth after lunch (Koreans are fastidious, amongst other things, about tooth hygiene...
9th Dec 2007, 04:54
Replies: 22
Views: 5,887
Posted By duckbelly

Oh, give me a break. I've just been through the...

Oh, give me a break.
I've just been through the Korean Airlines training... yes it can be a bit of a slog, but they're still paying you. I found the LCP's (Line Check Pilots) who do the OE...
Forum: Tech Log
15th Jun 2007, 17:16
Replies: 8
Views: 1,174
Posted By duckbelly

Only need 3 exams is right, but your licence will...

Only need 3 exams is right, but your licence will be restricted to UK reg aircraft. If you want a full JAA licence, all 14-odd exams are required:ugh:, no matter bow much experience you have:*
Forum: Tech Log
12th Jun 2007, 06:42
Replies: 19
Views: 1,718
Posted By duckbelly

Incorrectly inserted Assumed Temp: Extra R'wy??

Last week we came close to taking off with an incorrectly inserted assumed temp, ie Calculated assumed temp was 50, inserted was 58.
Anyone have a rule of thumb to work out the extra runway that we...
Forum: Tech Log
17th May 2007, 12:48
Replies: 2
Views: 2,163
Posted By duckbelly

Don't have ALT intervention on the 800's I fly so...

Don't have ALT intervention on the 800's I fly so can't answer your first question.
If you have an alt in the ALT window and select VNAV, it won't go down until you select a lower altitude.
Eg. ...
13th Apr 2007, 14:46
Replies: 28
Views: 20,827
Posted By duckbelly

Any similarities to the LTU A320 that had some...

Any similarities to the LTU A320 that had some kind of brake lock-up at Pafos, Cyprus, last year?? Skid marks still there!
8th Mar 2007, 14:15
Replies: 47
Views: 11,660
Posted By duckbelly

Yup. They have various start dates, May, August...

Yup.
They have various start dates, May, August and October are the ones I've been given so far.
I think they are fairly flexible regards starting.
Seeya
7th Mar 2007, 12:44
Replies: 47
Views: 11,660
Posted By duckbelly

For those of you going for the interview, had one...

For those of you going for the interview, had one last month for the NG...

Medical was pretty thorough, they did some tests I didn't know existed.

Sim was fairly straightforward: Normal T/O,...
Forum: Tech Log
5th Sep 2006, 16:11
Replies: 38
Views: 4,646
Posted By duckbelly

The word 'sinister' comes from the Latin for...

The word 'sinister' comes from the Latin for left. Food for thought???!!
Forum: Tech Log
5th Sep 2006, 16:05
Replies: 3
Views: 1,725
Posted By duckbelly

Thumbs up Command assessment/training scenarios

I'd be interested to get some different questions or scenarios for Command assessment and training that will get people thinking. Both in the air and on the ground, dealing with the a/c or people. ...
Forum: Tech Log
11th May 2006, 13:38
Replies: 1
Views: 1,014
Posted By duckbelly

737-800 FMC TOD point- what wind?

Anyone shed some light as to what the wind the FMC uses to calculate the TOD point?
I assume that if you put in some descent forecast winds, it can interpolate the others using the stored wind...
Forum: Tech Log
5th Aug 2005, 10:20
Replies: 18
Views: 2,639
Posted By duckbelly

OK, How about this one: I've spent most of...

OK, How about this one:

I've spent most of my flying career in OZ, the last two in the UK.
One phrase that always had me foxed was the
'Descend to XXX', further with the glide.'

On the face...
Forum: Tech Log
19th Jul 2005, 12:42
Replies: 23
Views: 4,526
Posted By duckbelly

Talking Hmmmm. When was the last time we talked?? Been...

Hmmmm. When was the last time we talked?? Been on the 73 for a few years now. Does that qualify??!!:ok: :ok:

I auto dumped the 146 the day I started my 73 endorsement!!

Send me a pm with...
Forum: Tech Log
5th Jul 2005, 13:32
Replies: 23
Views: 4,526
Posted By duckbelly

Thanks everyone for your replies and info. Much...

Thanks everyone for your replies and info. Much appreciated!!

Duckbelly
Forum: Tech Log
30th Jun 2005, 03:50
Replies: 23
Views: 4,526
Posted By duckbelly

Couple of interview technical questions

Long time since I've flown anything less than 60t, and am going for a position with a F50 carrier. I can't find the answers to a couple of possible questions. Anyone help out?? They're probably...
Forum: Tech Log
8th Sep 2004, 13:32
Replies: 5
Views: 1,242
Posted By duckbelly

Rough gross error check I use for the -300 flight...

Rough gross error check I use for the -300 flight plans is 2500Kgs X flight plan time ie 3.5hrs X 2500 = 8750Kg burn.

For the -700, use 2300kgs.

Not spot on especially if there are thumping...
Forum: Jet Blast
5th Sep 2004, 11:41
Replies: 3
Views: 1,503
Posted By duckbelly

RT...thanks! That was it. Minor correction...as...

RT...thanks! That was it.
Minor correction...as I recall it went:

'His eyes stood out like organ stops'
F*** me was all he said'

But I'll let it pass!

I don't make this offer to everyone,...
Forum: Jet Blast
5th Sep 2004, 10:38
Replies: 3
Views: 1,503
Posted By duckbelly

Talking The Moresby Gliding Club and other ditties

Been racking my brains trying to remember the lines to the old classic 'The Moresby Gliding Club'.
No amount of cheap red has done it so far...... any other ex PNG wantoks got it down anywhere???
...
6th Aug 2004, 19:37
Replies: 344
Views: 129,717
Posted By duckbelly

etrang.......... being a smartass helps no-one. ...

etrang.......... being a smartass helps no-one.

Every accident/incident has lessons. You never know when you or your loved ones have been flying as a pax with a crew who have just avoided a...
5th Aug 2004, 06:26
Replies: 344
Views: 129,717
Posted By duckbelly

330 Man, you're spot on. The day I stop...

330 Man, you're spot on.
The day I stop learning is the day I quit.

For those who subscribe to the 'hang em high' theory perhaps you should consider the 'he who is without error, let him cast the...
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