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10th Jul 2018, 11:41
Replies: 20
Views: 3,002
Posted By TightSlot

If it helps... Yes, spare lifejackets are...

If it helps...

Yes, spare lifejackets are carried, and checked by the cabin crew as being present as part of the pre-flight equipment checks. Serviceability/Time expiry are checked by engineers...
Forum: Cabin Crew
5th May 2017, 20:46
Replies: 5
Views: 2,674
Posted By TightSlot

..........Braniff?

..........Braniff?
9th Mar 2017, 12:15
Replies: 27
Views: 4,764
Posted By TightSlot

There is occasionally a further restriction on...

There is occasionally a further restriction on some aircraft types associated with doors i.e. all doors (or door pairs) that are required to be manned must be so. Going back to my 757 days, you could...
Forum: Cabin Crew
18th Dec 2016, 15:00
Replies: 128
Views: 51,939
Posted By TightSlot

My experience... FWIW is that Management tend to...

My experience... FWIW is that Management tend to get the Unions that they deserve, and vice versa.

Oh, these glistening pearls of wisdom! ;)
Forum: Cabin Crew
16th Dec 2016, 11:00
Replies: 128
Views: 51,939
Posted By TightSlot

Well... everybody has been reporting everybody...

Well... everybody has been reporting everybody else this morning, so I've deleted a few posts that added little except heat to the conversation. Back on topic please folks.
12th Nov 2016, 05:54
Replies: 46
Views: 10,590
Posted By TightSlot

Yup TRAINS - occasionally, when I really stretch...

Yup TRAINS - occasionally, when I really stretch out, I can touch the seat back in front of me... but not easily.
I'll stop now... Although a ban would perhaps be the missing piece in the jigsaw of...
11th Nov 2016, 18:01
Replies: 46
Views: 10,590
Posted By TightSlot

Had to smile quietly. Since retiring from flying...

Had to smile quietly. Since retiring from flying I have been working as a Tour Manager for a company that specialises in Rail-based holidays. Sometimes we have to fly to wherever it is that we pick...
14th May 2016, 10:45
Replies: 15
Views: 4,178
Posted By TightSlot

It should have been pushed not pulled. Carts...

It should have been pushed not pulled.

Carts (as crew call them) have in the past come out of stowage, usually on take-off and usually after rotation. They have damaged both people and...
4th Nov 2015, 07:25
Replies: 40
Views: 6,610
Posted By TightSlot

Interesting article HERE...

Interesting article HERE (http://www.askthepilot.com/emergency-etiquette/) that takes an intelligent position
1st Nov 2015, 15:46
Replies: 18
Views: 3,912
Posted By TightSlot

Impressive maths, and thanks. Your expertise...

Impressive maths, and thanks. Your expertise clearly exceeds mine :O Worth pointing out possibly that as a large Airline, United has 718 aircraft, each operating 3 sectors a day (conservative) ,...
31st Oct 2015, 08:05
Replies: 18
Views: 3,912
Posted By TightSlot

Be aware that some power outlets will provide...

Be aware that some power outlets will provide 'life support' to maintain a battery, rather than the ability to fully charge.

The power supply (on some aircraft) actually moves around the cabin in...
31st Oct 2015, 07:54
Replies: 40
Views: 6,610
Posted By TightSlot

Link to CAA Safety Notice HERE...

Link to CAA Safety Notice HERE (https://www.caa.co.uk/docs/33/SafetyNotice2015006.pdf)

I am curious as to why responsibility for implementing this has been trickled down to the Airline companies....
11th Apr 2015, 21:55
Replies: 3
Views: 2,958
Posted By TightSlot

Don't know for sure if this is relevant, but...

Don't know for sure if this is relevant, but problems can occur under these circumstances when aircraft and crews are in the 'wrong place' to operate or have duty hours issues as a a knock-on result...
Forum: Cabin Crew
26th Mar 2015, 08:52
Replies: 10
Views: 10,532
Posted By TightSlot

May I remind you of the thread at the top of the...

May I remind you of the thread at the top of the forum page:

Notice regarding post responsibility and anonymity

NOTICE: You are responsible for the content you post. This is a public forum....
18th Feb 2015, 08:21
Replies: 23
Views: 5,610
Posted By TightSlot

I remember once being fascinated when sitting up...

I remember once being fascinated when sitting up on the jumpiest for landing. We overflow STN and looking vertically down. the area was foggy/misty but lights could be seen clearly. The same lights...
Forum: Cabin Crew
7th Jan 2015, 07:54
Replies: 8
Views: 5,638
Posted By TightSlot

Interesting... Having recently retired after...

Interesting...

Having recently retired after 35 years flying as Cabin Crew, my view remains that crew are very often their own worst enemies - There isn't a stereotype in existence that they don't...
Forum: Cabin Crew
28th Dec 2014, 08:19
Replies: 3
Views: 4,405
Posted By TightSlot

Feedback impossible given no information on...

Feedback impossible given no information on airline, aircraft or nation.

Please tell us that you are not responsible for anything that matters on an aircraft?
20th Dec 2014, 06:55
Replies: 7
Views: 2,340
Posted By TightSlot

Folks - I've had the answers that I need via PM....

Folks - I've had the answers that I need via PM. Many thanks to all of you. As always, PPRuNe users at their finest.
19th Dec 2014, 06:47
Replies: 7
Views: 2,340
Posted By TightSlot

Thank you, yes. I made it that far It's not...

Thank you, yes. I made it that far

It's not immediately clear that this is the best address to use for a passenger complaint. I had expected that there might be an online form or address...
19th Dec 2014, 06:33
Replies: 7
Views: 2,340
Posted By TightSlot

Contacting CAA

I need your advice please. It's been a while since I flew as crew on the UK register and I need to check facts.

The situation is this; My wife recently flew domestically in the UK. A female pax...
19th Dec 2014, 06:22
Replies: 60
Views: 15,055
Posted By TightSlot

If only the rest of the world could see the facts...

If only the rest of the world could see the facts with such clarity. I'm sure one day they will.
12th Dec 2014, 10:46
Replies: 60
Views: 15,055
Posted By TightSlot

Which ladder? (There are more than one). In...

Which ladder? (There are more than one). In certain fields, Korea may well enjoy an advantage over other nations; In other fields this may possibly not be the case. Surely national quality of life...
11th Nov 2014, 13:11
Replies: 17
Views: 6,968
Posted By TightSlot

Please also remember that you may be contravening...

Please also remember that you may be contravening U.S. FAA regs and therefore breaking the law: Americans are twitchy about such things in the wake of 9/11 and one can well understand why. In short,...
Forum: Cabin Crew
1st Nov 2014, 07:22
Replies: 4
Views: 7,681
Posted By TightSlot

Please,tell us more...

Please,tell us more...
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