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12th Oct 2019, 06:02
Replies: 75
Views: 36,703
Posted By Foxcotte

I am very curious about something. Regardless of...

I am very curious about something. Regardless of whether he bought a ticket or not, but how the hell does anyone (visually, physically impaired or fully able bodied) get onto the top of a plane?

A...
Forum: Questions
10th Aug 2019, 06:28
Replies: 4
Views: 2,067
Posted By Foxcotte

Question Admin program for light plane ops

I work for a light plane charter company and we need a tracking program for our Admin department... something that will track pilot duty time, aircraft documents and rostering. What does anyone else...
27th Jun 2019, 16:12
Replies: 2
Views: 2,976
Posted By Foxcotte

HKJK out of service

just heard from someone grounded at the coast that HKJK has gone down... no services, no radar, no ATC. Planes being held on ground as there is no services at Nairobi.

Anyone heard any reason...
22nd Feb 2019, 20:37
Replies: 2
Views: 1,430
Posted By Foxcotte

better than their last effort at Xakanaka...RIP...

better than their last effort at Xakanaka...RIP Martin!
18th Dec 2018, 08:11
Replies: 4
Views: 2,064
Posted By Foxcotte

It keeps all visiting or new pilots to Wilson on...

It keeps all visiting or new pilots to Wilson on the ball and alert trying to find details/co-ordinates/location of the main approach fix to Wilson Airport (the busiest airport in the region) when it...
18th Dec 2018, 07:53
Replies: 7
Views: 5,193
Posted By Foxcotte

Landed after airport hours?

The hot rumour on the airfield is that the pictured Hawker XP800 landed last night after Wilson Airport closed (tower closed, no ATC, no runway lights, no customs/immigration/ground control) - most...
24th Nov 2018, 14:35
Replies: 4
Views: 2,064
Posted By Foxcotte

Sadly all local operators are very familiar with...

Sadly all local operators are very familiar with the runway state. Potholes have been there for quite a few years now. Pilots know where and when to dodge these wheel breakers! Despite the fees...
4th Apr 2018, 10:03
Replies: 3
Views: 1,642
Posted By Foxcotte

Kigali is an amazingly great little airport. Its...

Kigali is an amazingly great little airport. Its efficient (not European standards) for Africa, everything is clean, tidy, and works as it should. I often operate in and out of there in a private...
1st Feb 2018, 13:47
Replies: 10
Views: 1,816
Posted By Foxcotte

I'm not being coy - its a private airstrip in...

I'm not being coy - its a private airstrip in Africa and the bar talk is that the owner put a Challenger in there. I don't know the Challenger at all but I do know a Bravo and I'd be double-thinking...
1st Feb 2018, 11:41
Replies: 10
Views: 1,816
Posted By Foxcotte

Challenger Performance query

Would anyone operating a Challenger consider putting one in and out of an airfield with the following specs:
- 7000' altitude
- ISA +15
- 200' gradient threshold to threshold (on a mountain slope)...
11th Dec 2017, 17:45
Replies: 3
Views: 4,945
Posted By Foxcotte

BA Mumbai to London Diverted

One of the flight tracking websites has BA0198 diverting to Azerbaijan. And it seems confirmed on the BA website itself which is reporting the flight as 'diverted'. Any one any ideas as to why?
Forum: Middle East
7th Dec 2017, 17:33
Replies: 13
Views: 8,327
Posted By Foxcotte

Heard that it was something akin to chaos on the...

Heard that it was something akin to chaos on the big Roll Out day with over 1 hour for start up and departure etc causing delays and fuel planning to go out the window. Any more feedback from anyone...
6th Dec 2017, 12:36
Replies: 8
Views: 4,768
Posted By Foxcotte

This prang definitely happened! The oldies...

This prang definitely happened! The oldies remember it well. The bar room talk is that the aircraft was somewhat laden, tried to get airborne and when it failed pancaked back onto the airfield...
14th Sep 2017, 20:03
Replies: 1
Views: 1,424
Posted By Foxcotte

Having recently travelled through JKIA, I think...

Having recently travelled through JKIA, I think that KQ has a bit of an uphill battle getting actual final permission. There is still far too many inadequacies in the airspace and airport management...
26th Feb 2017, 19:23
Replies: 20
Views: 5,033
Posted By Foxcotte

My curiosity in the timing of this announcement...

My curiosity in the timing of this announcement stems from the following observations - in no particular order....
- Trump is keen to re-establish the credentials of his secure border policy
-...
24th Feb 2017, 16:12
Replies: 20
Views: 5,033
Posted By Foxcotte

Direct flights Kenya to USA

Kenya has been jubilant this week about the news that the USA will allow direct flights from Kenya to the USA (see local news report below). It would be very good for Kenya's economy if this works...
4th Jan 2017, 19:32
Replies: 4
Views: 2,574
Posted By Foxcotte

The rumour mill is reporting that it was 5H-WOW,...

The rumour mill is reporting that it was 5H-WOW, at Sasakwa on a wet runway. But taking off. Early reports have it that the passengers heard a stall warner on lift off - and aircraft stalled into the...
8th Dec 2016, 07:00
Replies: 0
Views: 1,141
Posted By Foxcotte

Headaches for new Kenya Airports Authority Boss

And all this in the first month of the new boss' job.......:sad:

Passengers stranded at JKIA after Somalia airplane crash landed on runway
Passengers stranded at JKIA after Somalia airplane crash...
24th Oct 2016, 08:40
Replies: 4
Views: 2,518
Posted By Foxcotte

Definitely recommend Eka as a good viable...

Definitely recommend Eka as a good viable alternative to Ole Sereni. A friend stayed there recently for bed/breakfast & hotel transfers for US$180. The other nearby hotel (not really so recommended)...
2nd Oct 2016, 16:55
Replies: 2
Views: 4,384
Posted By Foxcotte

Kenya Airways cancels 24 flights

This has suddenly appeared in the local news....
...
14th Sep 2016, 09:47
Replies: 2
Views: 4,938
Posted By Foxcotte

Don't know much about them but saw at Entebbe...

Don't know much about them but saw at Entebbe that they have an old 210, and a branded minibus. Try checking maybe with KAFTC for more info....
11th Apr 2016, 18:48
Replies: 19
Views: 7,410
Posted By Foxcotte

Each failed African airline has a slightly...

Each failed African airline has a slightly different scenario behind it's failure but for what its worth, I think that one of the largest causes is the size of the figures involved in an airline....
5th Apr 2016, 19:27
Replies: 6
Views: 3,321
Posted By Foxcotte

Very sad news for a lot of people directly...

Very sad news for a lot of people directly involved. But also the only way this overinflated behemoth can possibly survive in a competitive world. As well as the lower grade jobs, attention should be...
5th Feb 2016, 12:01
Replies: 0
Views: 1,825
Posted By Foxcotte

Truplans in Africa

Trying to get to the bottom of a small confusion.... Kenya has recently started not accepting Truplans when operating into a manned airport for less than 30 minutes or for a straight turn-around/fuel...
3rd Dec 2015, 13:09
Replies: 10
Views: 3,747
Posted By Foxcotte

Tomonsline, I would have thought your...

Tomonsline,

I would have thought your partner with 10K Kenyan PPL hours would have all the contacts necessary to know where to find someone willing to hire their aircraft. He must have trained or...
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