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Forum: Middle East
6th Jun 2019, 09:41
Replies: 31
Views: 14,661
Posted By Gordomac

Kilrathi, best advice out of the forgoing was to...

Kilrathi, best advice out of the forgoing was to sell it in DBX. Strange how we get attached to vehicles but you must ask yourself , is it really worth it ? I tried to get my beloved Jeep Wrangler...
4th May 2019, 09:35
Replies: 35
Views: 18,130
Posted By Gordomac

Globo; Too much of a thread drift to answer all...

Globo; Too much of a thread drift to answer all your questions but, for one, I do lurk around FH for the huge "larf of the day" it gives me observing you guys swinging your handbags at each other. I...
3rd May 2019, 09:17
Replies: 35
Views: 18,130
Posted By Gordomac

Globo being referred to as a "Prat", "Moron" and...

Globo being referred to as a "Prat", "Moron" and now coming out on our esteemed public platform says it all about the loser. Always did open his Gobo before thinking. Back to thread though ; I too...
Forum: Middle East
28th Apr 2019, 09:50
Replies: 70
Views: 32,463
Posted By Gordomac

Labu : I recall flying with a blue-eyed, blond...

Labu : I recall flying with a blue-eyed, blond -haired , white skinned, delightful FO in the ME. He claimed, in the night-stop bar that he was very racist. He said that he hated all white men !...
Forum: Middle East
15th Apr 2019, 08:17
Replies: 257
Views: 145,944
Posted By Gordomac

IB; Thanks. I got nothing like that and although...

IB; Thanks. I got nothing like that and although three months pay in lieu of notice was authorised, Head of HR ( I use the term politely) kept me waiting for three hours before signing the pink slip....
Forum: Middle East
14th Apr 2019, 09:00
Replies: 257
Views: 145,944
Posted By Gordomac

Slow, I see your spelling is worse than my...

Slow, I see your spelling is worse than my arithmetic. Interesting to note that in addition, there was a three year bond on a one year contract. Go figure that ! Point is, really, that these gigs...
16th Mar 2019, 11:47
Replies: 23
Views: 10,339
Posted By Gordomac

Para : Me too. I would have gone quietly to 65....

Para : Me too. I would have gone quietly to 65. In my outfit, we were cleared to do so but they really messed it up. I decided not to remain quiet and got right royally kicked in the ollies. Out at...
Forum: Middle East
14th Mar 2019, 10:04
Replies: 4
Views: 2,726
Posted By Gordomac

Oreo ; There is quite a lot on the GF...

Oreo ; There is quite a lot on the GF developments thread. It will give you the current flavour. I did 17 joyous years there. Others did a lot more. Left in 2009 and a great deal has changed within...
2nd Mar 2019, 09:54
Replies: 17
Views: 2,201
Posted By Gordomac

I was a Traffic Officer (Ship's Papers) at LGW...

I was a Traffic Officer (Ship's Papers) at LGW for BUA in 1967. I remember churning out load-sheets for BUCIA (British United Channel Island Airways) Heralds. I even flew as pax from LGW to Jersey on...
21st Feb 2019, 09:31
Replies: 60
Views: 11,401
Posted By Gordomac

Luvley stuff fellas. Those who saw my offering on...

Luvley stuff fellas. Those who saw my offering on the Hamble thread will know that it provided great entertainment while I recover from the worst flu virus to hit Cyprus ! Much better now & even...
17th Feb 2019, 09:19
Replies: 38
Views: 4,135
Posted By Gordomac

Flash, you are right. I don't recall having a...

Flash, you are right. I don't recall having a choice. At stage one interview you were asked who you preferred and why. BOAC and BEA had equal pick of graduates depending on the airline's staffing...
16th Feb 2019, 10:36
Replies: 38
Views: 4,135
Posted By Gordomac

Lurking about with a flu virus from hell, this is...

Lurking about with a flu virus from hell, this is a joyful find. On cost etc, having failed Hamble selection part one, AH Abbott steered me towards BUA but I failed the first stage interview of that...
28th Jan 2019, 09:56
Replies: 39
Views: 15,819
Posted By Gordomac

Joe, don't quite get the point of your closing...

Joe, don't quite get the point of your closing question or if it was aimed at Landflap. I know the guy very well and we shared almost identical backgrounds. Both of us wound up on A340 in our last...
24th Jan 2019, 09:29
Replies: 5
Views: 1,696
Posted By Gordomac

Very impressive Officer, Gentleman and gifted...

Very impressive Officer, Gentleman and gifted pilot. Did my first Line Training trip on the Laker 1-11. I remember it, with clarity, to this day. Have a short rest in peace Captain, more adventures...
12th Jan 2019, 09:09
Replies: 15
Views: 5,271
Posted By Gordomac

Well, we are all heading to the same start point...

Well, we are all heading to the same start point for new adventures ; just a question of time and what a time Graham had with us still here ! An absolute legend on and off the flightdeck . New him...
Forum: Middle East
20th Dec 2018, 10:45
Replies: 19
Views: 8,439
Posted By Gordomac

Oh yeah, and some ! Best Christmas's I ever had...

Oh yeah, and some ! Best Christmas's I ever had was in the ME. Party on ! Loadsa cards in my PH from my Arab colleagues and brothers. I returned the favour with Eid cards in theirs.OK, bone-dome on,...
8th Dec 2018, 08:54
Replies: 25
Views: 14,874
Posted By Gordomac

1700 views. Not one comment. Storm in a tea cup...

1700 views. Not one comment. Storm in a tea cup or are VA pilots sworn to secrecy under threat ?
Forum: Middle East
5th Nov 2018, 09:14
Replies: 257
Views: 145,944
Posted By Gordomac

Slowjet asks a good question of Smokey ; how many...

Slowjet asks a good question of Smokey ; how many of the rumoured 170 lay-offs were pilots? None, I suspect. Still a discomfort to those who are now looking for work. Gypsey states he left GF along...
Forum: Middle East
25th Oct 2018, 10:11
Replies: 257
Views: 145,944
Posted By Gordomac

Nah, fight my own battles and even Slow, plus a...

Nah, fight my own battles and even Slow, plus a few others, are used to your constant prodding Gypo and are unlikely to jump into pure envy based vitreol. On thread though, horses for courses. Loved...
21st Oct 2018, 09:24
Replies: 24
Views: 12,168
Posted By Gordomac

500 above; I was a very good boy & read the links...

500 above; I was a very good boy & read the links suggested. Thread is about Cobalt (see AT ?- I learn quick), but the slight thread drift is interesting too. I fell of my chair larfing at the...
20th Oct 2018, 10:31
Replies: 24
Views: 12,168
Posted By Gordomac

Ouch. That's me told. Setting off to Mackenzie...

Ouch. That's me told. Setting off to Mackenzie Beach where I can wine & lunch while looking out for the "reborn" Cyprus Airways. Might be a long wait as I see both aircraft are en-route. Any way, I...
20th Oct 2018, 10:03
Replies: 19
Views: 5,499
Posted By Gordomac

Hope BA don't read Pprune. They might call in the...

Hope BA don't read Pprune. They might call in the crew on that October 2016 who clearly broke the rules. Any way, I always suffered. Every time I turned up at check-in wearing my best suit (only had...
20th Oct 2018, 09:38
Replies: 24
Views: 12,168
Posted By Gordomac

Reverserunlocked ; Bit of confusion . You say...

Reverserunlocked ; Bit of confusion . You say Cyprus Airways offering free one ways. Maybe a code share indicating that it is CY but to my knowledge there is no Cyprus Airways. They went bust some...
7th Oct 2018, 09:21
Replies: 11
Views: 2,648
Posted By Gordomac

Oooooh Arfur, you need a cuddle. It is all ...

Oooooh Arfur, you need a cuddle. It is all pretty awful now. I keep being asked for career advice but find very little to recommend. The race to the bottom is almost complete. No proper aircrew...
Forum: Middle East
3rd Oct 2018, 08:54
Replies: 257
Views: 145,944
Posted By Gordomac

Hi Greg. Not so much of a GF update but more of...

Hi Greg. Not so much of a GF update but more of one for "Where Are They Now" so I won't bore others. I will PM you later today. Great memory jog though. You did a decade. I did nearly two & others...
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