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4th Aug 2021, 23:44
Replies: 144
Views: 41,051
Posted By John Citizen

Didn't we all hear this many years ago? And...

Didn't we all hear this many years ago?

And we all know how well that worked out.

Yes looking forward again. Please show us something.
Forum: Tech Log
13th Jul 2021, 10:28
Replies: 13
Views: 2,396
Posted By John Citizen

Yes the autopilot does a great job usually (with...

Yes the autopilot does a great job usually (with or without lights), but for certain approaches (eg CAT 2) we must "sight" some runway lights otherwise it is a go-around.
It's not as simple as...
Forum: Tech Log
13th Jul 2021, 03:20
Replies: 13
Views: 2,396
Posted By John Citizen

External lighting use in Fog

Just curious on other people's thoughts regarding the use of aircraft external lighting (landing lights, taxi light, nose take-off light) during low visibility operations (autoland in fog), day and...
23rd May 2021, 22:17
Replies: 690
Views: 188,227
Posted By John Citizen

I apologise if I am wrong but I always thought...

I apologise if I am wrong but I always thought Qantas was an airline and their primary purpose was to provide an "airline service". Since when were they some type of investment company with return on...
28th Mar 2021, 04:16
Replies: 179
Views: 69,407
Posted By John Citizen

If 100 senior wide body pilots displace 100...

If 100 senior wide body pilots displace 100 narrow body pilots and there is redundancy, some junior narrow body captains will have to be displaced to become an FO, because there will be too many...
28th Mar 2021, 02:28
Replies: 179
Views: 69,407
Posted By John Citizen

Very nice counter argument. I just can't...

Very nice counter argument.

I just can't argue against your thorough explanation how it won't be otherwise.
27th Mar 2021, 11:12
Replies: 179
Views: 69,407
Posted By John Citizen

Maybe not. If senior pilots are down...

Maybe not.

If senior pilots are down trained, then so is everyone else who is displaced by these senior pilots taking their position.

100 senior wide body pilots being down trained and...
25th Mar 2021, 02:16
Replies: 103
Views: 21,975
Posted By John Citizen

If only about 5% of pilots are women, and only...

If only about 5% of pilots are women, and only about 5% of the applicants are women, then one should only fairly expect about 5% of the employees to be female. Quotas should accurately represent the...
4th Mar 2021, 00:17
Replies: 161
Views: 38,130
Posted By John Citizen

Yes they are old, but I think most now have some...

Yes they are old, but I think most now have some type of tablet (IPad) as part of their EFB and some even have Wi-Fi onboard. I expect they would have the ability to see ADSB -IN through some type of...
3rd Mar 2021, 23:27
Replies: 161
Views: 38,130
Posted By John Citizen

Unhappy Yes, it's beyond a joke. My $50 Australia Post...

Yes, it's beyond a joke. My $50 Australia Post Office special mobile can see light aircraft on a flight radar app (free software) yet a $50 million+ aircraft cannot.

Even basic cheap software such...
11th Jan 2021, 04:03
Replies: 179
Views: 69,407
Posted By John Citizen

Once again, why renegotiate A319 rates if there...

Once again, why renegotiate A319 rates if there aren't any?

Why not just include everything down to a C152 for a much lower rate if you want to be stupid?
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11th Jan 2021, 03:56
Replies: 179
Views: 69,407
Posted By John Citizen

Since when were any A319's ever coming? :ugh:

Since when were any A319's ever coming? :ugh:
10th Jan 2021, 08:11
Replies: 179
Views: 69,407
Posted By John Citizen

Did Qantas seriously pay their pilots more to fly...

Did Qantas seriously pay their pilots more to fly a B747-400 compared to the classic?
3rd Jan 2021, 05:24
Replies: 102
Views: 32,961
Posted By John Citizen

This is the official CASA definition of General...

This is the official CASA definition of General Aviation:

Definitions (https://www.casa.gov.au/standard-page/glossary-terms)




I suppose this means a Qantas A380 on a "non-scheduled" flight...
12th Nov 2020, 11:28
Replies: 29
Views: 9,740
Posted By John Citizen

It's about time I got some of my hard earned tax...

It's about time I got some of my hard earned tax back, considering I have been supporting bludgers all my life.
4th Aug 2020, 02:15
Replies: 44
Views: 13,595
Posted By John Citizen

Ridiculous requirements, no one will meet and...

Ridiculous requirements, no one will meet and ever apply. Stay without a pilot.....
13th Jul 2020, 09:44
Replies: 2,533
Views: 965,110
Posted By John Citizen

Apparently the humidity is much less in Arizona...

Apparently the humidity is much less in Arizona compared to Alice Springs.

Plus A380 engineers are readily available nearby in LA for ongoing maintenance

That is what Qantas said anyway.
5th Jun 2020, 07:49
Replies: 1,279
Views: 522,170
Posted By John Citizen

Some with up to 15 years service have already...

Some with up to 15 years service have already been made redundant. :(
29th Apr 2020, 03:53
Replies: 14
Views: 4,551
Posted By John Citizen

Watsh oute forr da speling an grama poolise :}

Watsh oute forr da speling an grama poolise :}
25th Apr 2020, 12:24
Replies: 274
Views: 97,822
Posted By John Citizen

Adelaide airport block aircraft...

Adelaide airport block aircraft (https://www.skynews.com.au/details/_6152018027001)
21st Apr 2020, 07:12
Replies: 224
Views: 83,998
Posted By John Citizen

Exactly right. About 10 years ago when it looked...

Exactly right. About 10 years ago when it looked like Qantas will be making pilots redundant I witnessed other people very happy about it. As you said, be careful what you wish for.

Myself, for...
21st Apr 2020, 02:02
Replies: 1,279
Views: 522,170
Posted By John Citizen

Maybe you should read them again, otherwise let...

Maybe you should read them again, otherwise let me quote them:

1st article:


2nd article:

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3rd article:
20th Apr 2020, 12:06
Replies: 1,279
Views: 522,170
Posted By John Citizen

Yes, the success rate is under 10%. Good luck. ...

Yes, the success rate is under 10%. Good luck.

Success rate (https://sklawyers.com.au/success-rates-voluntary-administration/)

success rate 2...
20th Apr 2020, 08:55
Replies: 1,279
Views: 522,170
Posted By John Citizen

Weren't they always aggressive? Isn't this a...

Weren't they always aggressive? Isn't this a reason for their downfall?
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