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11th Aug 2022, 11:51
Replies: 252
Views: 60,536
Posted By kriskross

I must admit, I used to say to the passengers...

I must admit, I used to say to the passengers that it may be a bit like a carrier landing. Our -800s could land there legally with 189 pax, it was back in the 90s though has anything changed?
28th Jun 2022, 10:47
Replies: 2,084
Views: 638,242
Posted By kriskross

I remember back when I was a working crew member...

I remember back when I was a working crew member that I went through the staff channel at Manchester, and had my flight bag searched after the scan found a nearly empty bottle of water from the...
10th May 2022, 14:22
Replies: 28
Views: 11,185
Posted By kriskross

No, mealeagertoo, you are absolutely correct....

No, mealeagertoo, you are absolutely correct. Virtually none of the flight deck were involved in the 737 or A319 decision, but it took a couple of senior flight deck to point out once the spec was...
18th Mar 2022, 09:23
Replies: 204
Views: 65,704
Posted By kriskross

Line training?

Line training?
20th Dec 2021, 21:42
Replies: 30
Views: 21,173
Posted By kriskross

Anyone know what's happened to Jethros?

Anyone know what's happened to Jethros?
20th Dec 2021, 21:40
Replies: 53
Views: 23,706
Posted By kriskross

I know on my old Company that both pilots had to...

I know on my old Company that both pilots had to see the tow bar clear of the aircraft and away before the after starts could be ..er...started.
13th Jul 2020, 10:56
Replies: 96
Views: 59,322
Posted By kriskross

I remember back in the early days of the...

I remember back in the early days of the 'cadetship' scheme, that I was doing an early post line training flight with a good female First Officer, who was obviously suffering from a bad cold. I told...
16th Apr 2020, 11:40
Replies: 4,562
Views: 1,806,347
Posted By kriskross

compton3bravo, I think everyone on Pprune will...

compton3bravo, I think everyone on Pprune will also send their sympathy and condolences.
29th Mar 2020, 11:22
Replies: 24
Views: 17,768
Posted By kriskross

Wasn't there a story of a passenger on the...

Wasn't there a story of a passenger on the Midland 737 at East Midlands bringing the engine fire to the notice of the cabin crew, and being told not to worry, the pilots know what they are doing (or...
10th Dec 2019, 21:40
Replies: 134
Views: 91,363
Posted By kriskross

I flew with a South East Asia company back in the...

I flew with a South East Asia company back in the 90s with a lot of my former colleagues from a disappeared UK carrier. Then we had to wear uniforms in the Sim. What really amazed me was that we had...
4th Nov 2019, 12:05
Replies: 12
Views: 6,148
Posted By kriskross

And IAG dominate LHR of course.

And IAG dominate LHR of course.
4th Oct 2019, 20:13
Replies: 11
Views: 2,739
Posted By kriskross

You can get different power ratings from the same...

You can get different power ratings from the same basic engine on an A 320 just as you can on an A 321. It may be that the repat A 320 had low power engines while the Thomas Cook 321 had higher power...
15th Jul 2019, 09:19
Replies: 26
Views: 15,877
Posted By kriskross

And don't forget --- MAPS!!!

And don't forget --- MAPS!!!
11th Jun 2019, 08:42
Replies: 10
Views: 2,774
Posted By kriskross

Try going by train? Saves on stress and parking...

Try going by train? Saves on stress and parking fees?
27th Jan 2018, 12:35
Replies: 14
Views: 5,020
Posted By kriskross

Don't forget the Swiss registered ones as well,...

Don't forget the Swiss registered ones as well, but they do move back and forth on the UK and Swiss register occasionally.
25th Jun 2017, 21:58
Replies: 4,715
Views: 3,474,214
Posted By kriskross

Brian Dromey, absolutely sure, as I was Tech...

Brian Dromey, absolutely sure, as I was Tech Captain at the time. Correct, the first ones went to easySwiss, but the first UK ones possibly 4 or 5 were definitely registered for senior managers...
19th Jun 2017, 09:57
Replies: 4,715
Views: 3,474,214
Posted By kriskross

The first 319s had registrations reflecting the...

The first 319s had registrations reflecting the initials of senior managers in the Company.
10th Aug 2016, 09:42
Replies: 16
Views: 5,052
Posted By kriskross

Just remembered, the tour company was Goldcrest.

Just remembered, the tour company was Goldcrest.
10th Aug 2016, 09:40
Replies: 16
Views: 5,052
Posted By kriskross

In fact, Sabre crews were operating the 737s, ex...

In fact, Sabre crews were operating the 737s, ex Britannia, at the same time that Sabre were operating its own 727s, ex Dan Air. I believe they were there till the Company was UK launch customer for...
25th Mar 2014, 21:21
Replies: 4,715
Views: 3,474,214
Posted By kriskross

Has the Malta contract finished?

Has the Malta contract finished?
13th Dec 2013, 19:55
Replies: 136
Views: 35,434
Posted By kriskross

Why can't people understand that under UK law you...

Why can't people understand that under UK law you cannot refuse to do what the Company rosters you for just because you may be strike breaking - that is secondary action which is illegal. To refuse...
9th Nov 2013, 13:19
Replies: 7
Views: 1,527
Posted By kriskross

I have travelled to Oz a couple of times in the...

I have travelled to Oz a couple of times in the last 3 years and used open jaw connections both times, also with layovers in SIN and HKG for 4-5 days each way.

I used Traifinders in Manchester...
30th Sep 2013, 20:42
Replies: 4,715
Views: 3,474,214
Posted By kriskross

If I remember right from a previous incarnation,...

If I remember right from a previous incarnation, I bet a lot of the pax from KEF will be Icelanders coming to UK for Christmas shopping and the New Year, can't see a lot of tourism from UK in...
24th Jul 2013, 22:45
Replies: 46
Views: 58,067
Posted By kriskross

And you want to go to easyJet!!!!

And you want to go to easyJet!!!!
11th Jul 2013, 20:24
Replies: 1,581
Views: 419,244
Posted By kriskross

Trouble is that the single booking attracts a lot...

Trouble is that the single booking attracts a lot of APD - they assume you are flying all the way in one and tax accordingly. Much cheaper to book 2 flights, or go via AMS!!!
18th Mar 2013, 21:09
Replies: 14
Views: 2,831
Posted By kriskross

They actually had 187 seats, I know, I used to...

They actually had 187 seats, I know, I used to fly ND and NI in both Sabre and Dan Air. Very old fashioned and fuel expensive but beautiful to fly!!! As you said - 'golden days'. Assymetric was...
11th Mar 2013, 10:36
Replies: 149
Views: 75,194
Posted By kriskross

Good luck, Birdman.

Good luck, Birdman.
10th Mar 2013, 10:30
Replies: 149
Views: 75,194
Posted By kriskross

Birdman, after 45 years in the aviation business...

Birdman, after 45 years in the aviation business I hope I can pass on some thoughts. Both my sons expressed some interest in commercial aviation, but nowadays, I am so pleased that they decided not...
Forum: Questions
1st Mar 2013, 12:47
Replies: 6
Views: 2,021
Posted By kriskross

Lots about take off, but much less about landing...

Lots about take off, but much less about landing - you may not have an option!!
Forum: Tech Log
13th Feb 2013, 20:52
Replies: 23
Views: 9,447
Posted By kriskross

But DO remember that you only get the protection...

But DO remember that you only get the protection for the ILS if Low Vis Procedures haves been declared. As previous, you may get some very peculiar autopilot responses if a vehicle or another...
23rd Oct 2012, 09:58
Replies: 1,495
Views: 283,756
Posted By kriskross

Is it legal for a Cat 3 ILS to be operated on the...

Is it legal for a Cat 3 ILS to be operated on the narrow runway at Southend?
10th Jul 2012, 10:03
Replies: 4,715
Views: 3,474,214
Posted By kriskross

You obviously don't know what EZY charge staff...

You obviously don't know what EZY charge staff for Staff Travel - have found it cheaper on a normal pax seat if there are discounts offered.
18th May 2012, 16:25
Replies: 8
Views: 3,659
Posted By kriskross

They probably haven't thought that far ahead yet!!

They probably haven't thought that far ahead yet!!
Forum: Questions
25th Apr 2012, 17:58
Replies: 14
Views: 2,319
Posted By kriskross

Surely, the point of base training is not to fly...

Surely, the point of base training is not to fly a circuit, but to ensure the student can fly an adequate final approach, flare and touchdown. Therefore, it would seem to me that conditions on...
4th Apr 2012, 10:22
Replies: 4,715
Views: 3,474,214
Posted By kriskross

Depends who offers the best financial deal!!

Depends who offers the best financial deal!!
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