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11th Feb 2016, 09:04
Replies: 212
Views: 58,715
Posted By Whoosh1999

I'm intrigued by this pending atrocity! I...

I'm intrigued by this pending atrocity!

I presume Curtain, you are referring to the fact that 27000 CX employees and their spouses and their offspring, on their FOC 11s, will be able to muscle...
18th Oct 2014, 09:06
Replies: 53
Views: 18,704
Posted By Whoosh1999

In the GR1 the back seat could not monitor the...

In the GR1 the back seat could not monitor the TFR. The TFR display was via a Scope just below the coaming on the left hand side of the front instrument dash. There were differences in display...
1st Aug 2013, 05:00
Replies: 141
Views: 27,065
Posted By Whoosh1999

Fact is, like it or not, the Voyager team (mil...

Fact is, like it or not, the Voyager team (mil and civ) are achieving dispatch rates that would make your average airline blush.

That's a big claim. Almost as credible as a Daily Mail statement.
2nd Apr 2013, 16:23
Replies: 30
Views: 8,060
Posted By Whoosh1999

Served with Rich on IX(B) at Bruggen. Always the...

Served with Rich on IX(B) at Bruggen. Always the life and soul of the party but a top aviator and someone I thoroughly enjoyed flying with.

Last saw him at home 4 years ago and despite his...
2nd Oct 2012, 13:11
Replies: 128
Views: 144,289
Posted By Whoosh1999

Fooey! You just can't let go! You must have...

Fooey! You just can't let go! You must have loved it here after all! :D:D
29th Sep 2012, 13:18
Replies: 154
Views: 24,384
Posted By Whoosh1999

And how long will it take someone to bite on that...

And how long will it take someone to bite on that one Courtney? :}
6th Sep 2012, 05:16
Replies: 11
Views: 4,660
Posted By Whoosh1999

Thumbs up Good balanced response Giggerty! :ok: Ah...

Good balanced response Giggerty! :ok:

Ah Kathey! Such a happy soul! I'm so glad you find working at KA such a fulfilling experience and are so keen to pass on your positive thoughts to the rest of...
6th Sep 2012, 05:06
Replies: 17
Views: 13,250
Posted By Whoosh1999

lkcmss2000 I think you might find that the...

lkcmss2000

I think you might find that the "everybody who is pointing their fingers at him" has recently been banned from this forum and some of his posts may have been removed. I don't know what...
8th Jun 2012, 06:27
Replies: 39
Views: 19,529
Posted By Whoosh1999

Kathey, Interesting numbers. Not sure where...

Kathey,

Interesting numbers. Not sure where you got the 280 FOs number from when we only have a total of 400 pilots period, including management pilots, and pilot number 240 has just been...
6th Jun 2012, 06:34
Replies: 39
Views: 19,529
Posted By Whoosh1999

Not sure where 747ANC is getting his numbers from...

Not sure where 747ANC is getting his numbers from regarding nine years to command. Similarly, I'm not sure about the statement that there is no expansion. Currently, there are a minimum of 2 new...
18th Oct 2011, 09:48
Replies: 31
Views: 9,523
Posted By Whoosh1999

Dreadful news. First met Magoo as studes at...

Dreadful news. First met Magoo as studes at Fenton and then was lucky to serve with him at Laarbruch and Bruggen. Fond memories of an awesome det to Tanagra where we bounced around the Greek Islands...
10th Jul 2011, 07:21
Replies: 8
Views: 7,043
Posted By Whoosh1999

I think you will find there is a big difference...

I think you will find there is a big difference for the cadets in the first 4 years. Most importantly, after 4 years the KA cadet will be a Senior FO with the appropriate pay for the rank and will...
24th Jun 2011, 15:36
Replies: 40
Views: 8,591
Posted By Whoosh1999

Wiggy, "And at the risk of utter thread...

Wiggy,

"And at the risk of utter thread drift I raise you the Cat's Cradle at East Retford"

I'll see your Cat's Cradle and raise you The Buck at Rufforth!! ;)


Steve,

Great video -...
17th Jun 2011, 06:32
Replies: 13
Views: 3,222
Posted By Whoosh1999

Excellent video - thanks for posting. I know...

Excellent video - thanks for posting. I know many of the airfields you mentioned and took lots of pictures of them in the 80's. Alas, the photos like the airfields are just memories.......
23rd Apr 2011, 07:41
Replies: 50
Views: 5,970
Posted By Whoosh1999

I'd go with the more beer!! :ok:

I'd go with the more beer!! :ok:
16th Oct 2010, 14:45
Replies: 64
Views: 14,257
Posted By Whoosh1999

HRS1992, Whilst I left the UAS system in...

HRS1992,

Whilst I left the UAS system in '02, I remember that from '00 we had to send all our potential students to OASC for medical. I know of one candidate who was not forthcoming with his...
Forum: Freight Dogs
16th Sep 2009, 10:55
Replies: 13
Views: 2,166
Posted By Whoosh1999

The A330 is flown very successfully and...

The A330 is flown very successfully and profitably out here in the Far East on shorthaul sectors. Our shortest sector is only 50 minutes and the jet does the job very economically. I'm surprised...
5th Mar 2009, 17:17
Replies: 57
Views: 15,521
Posted By Whoosh1999

IMHO, The VC10 was the best: the ability to tank...

IMHO, The VC10 was the best: the ability to tank two at a time from a stable platform, with a great flexible crew was worth its weight in AVTUR. i always used to chuckle when arriving at a KC-10...
22nd Jan 2009, 14:46
Replies: 8
Views: 2,660
Posted By Whoosh1999

And the "old classic croaker" isn't on A-scale...

And the "old classic croaker" isn't on A-scale either. Its amazing how much garbage can flow from a keyboard!
25th Nov 2008, 04:13
Replies: 9
Views: 2,777
Posted By Whoosh1999

Looks like you'll be the easy one to spot in KA...

Looks like you'll be the easy one to spot in KA House, Krone, being the bright shade of green you obviously are.

You also have no concept of what went on with the freighter - the writing was on...
1st Nov 2007, 16:31
Replies: 78
Views: 19,447
Posted By Whoosh1999

I took many passengers flying in my time in the...

I took many passengers flying in my time in the RAF, mostly in the Tornado. I always felt it was important that the pax enjoyed the trip to the fullest. If they were pre-occupied with the thought...
1st Nov 2007, 14:32
Replies: 9
Views: 2,435
Posted By Whoosh1999

Starskate

Yes KA is owned by CX. At the moment, it is more of a stepping stone to get a -400 rating although the numbers of Airbus guys leaving is increasing too. The next couple of months will be very...
1st Nov 2007, 14:03
Replies: 53
Views: 7,814
Posted By Whoosh1999

I'm happy I left!!

I'm happy I left!!
31st Oct 2007, 14:14
Replies: 88
Views: 19,244
Posted By Whoosh1999

Having left 5 years ago after a mostly FJ career,...

Having left 5 years ago after a mostly FJ career, I can assure you that there is such a shortage of pilots globally, that you should have little difficulty finding a job. Out here in HKG, all 5...
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