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Posted By Burr Styers

Hi GD, I spent over 15 years working in...

Hi GD,

I spent over 15 years working in Safety and Quality, after taking medical retirement from flying. I am now pretty much retired from aviation, and looking back over the last 15 years or...
Forum: Middle East
31st Jan 2017, 14:10
Replies: 6
Views: 3,517
Posted By Burr Styers

FW1 I've pm'd you BS

FW1

I've pm'd you

BS
Forum: Middle East
31st Jan 2017, 12:28
Replies: 6
Views: 3,517
Posted By Burr Styers

Hi FW1 Did you mean the GCAA of UAE (up the...

Hi FW1

Did you mean the GCAA of UAE (up the road from Oman) or do you mean PACA of Oman. GCAA have a very good website btw.

I have recent AOC experience in Oman, and if that is where your...
Forum: Middle East
31st Jan 2017, 04:19
Replies: 6
Views: 3,517
Posted By Burr Styers

Hi Flingwing 1 Don't expect a reply back...

Hi Flingwing 1

Don't expect a reply back from PACA any time soon, they are notoriously un-communicative, and their website........... doesn't really meet todays expectation of a regulator. PACA...
Forum: Rotorheads
16th Feb 2016, 17:55
Replies: 14
Views: 2,762
Posted By Burr Styers

This is sad news indeed. Flew with Clive on some...

This is sad news indeed. Flew with Clive on some offshore gigs during the 90s when I was with Bond. One of lifes great characters, always the entrepeneur with some scheme or other that was going to...
Forum: Rotorheads
17th Sep 2014, 12:52
Replies: 10
Views: 2,571
Posted By Burr Styers

Avioandes in Ecuador - Flying single squirrels,...

Avioandes in Ecuador - Flying single squirrels, and a wide customer base.

BS
Forum: Rotorheads
26th Aug 2014, 21:53
Replies: 19
Views: 4,151
Posted By Burr Styers

Hi Lokto, I'm curious. Which company or...

Hi Lokto,

I'm curious. Which company or organisation do you work for, what is the reason for your interest, and given the wide range of answers that you have received, who is going to credited...
20th Apr 2014, 11:33
Replies: 18
Views: 8,301
Posted By Burr Styers

Hi Poppajo Singapore is a very difficult...

Hi Poppajo

Singapore is a very difficult place to operate an LCC, as the island is already over-served by existing native airlines. The Philipines and Indonesia have not worked out as expected,...
Forum: Rotorheads
12th Apr 2014, 10:44
Replies: 6
Views: 4,031
Posted By Burr Styers

Landers, The UK CAA has just recently...

Landers,

The UK CAA has just recently completed and published a complete review of North Sea helicopter operations, and safety thereof. It is available via the CAA website and what you are looking...
11th Apr 2014, 09:03
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Views: 302,115
Posted By Burr Styers

Further to the above, To be honest, if you don't...

Further to the above, To be honest, if you don't really want or need to go to Singapore, then why bother ?
10th Apr 2014, 18:58
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Views: 302,115
Posted By Burr Styers

Just some expat observations on 9V land.... ...

Just some expat observations on 9V land....

I left Singapore last year after having spent a while as an "expat" working in aviation there.
1. in Singapore you are not an expat........You are a...
28th Mar 2013, 14:15
Replies: 42
Views: 62,814
Posted By Burr Styers

Have to agree with Left Coaster. I'm an expat In...

Have to agree with Left Coaster. I'm an expat In the industry,working in 9V land. The winds of change are a blowing through the place, especially wrt to Europeans/Westerners. It is also now too...
30th Nov 2012, 10:43
Replies: 159
Views: 26,639
Posted By Burr Styers

Glad to hear about the CKD2 bit, and the other...

Glad to hear about the CKD2 bit, and the other bit...... I kinda guessed that :\

No doubt statins is a topic that will run and run, and it certainly seems to polarise opinions with all...
30th Nov 2012, 04:50
Replies: 159
Views: 26,639
Posted By Burr Styers

Homonculus, As one is also now CKD 2 (due...

Homonculus,

As one is also now CKD 2 (due to guess what), then I re-iterate, that the comments from a medical professional in a public forum regarding renal failure due to statins, appears to me,...
29th Nov 2012, 13:53
Replies: 159
Views: 26,639
Posted By Burr Styers

Homonculus, Just looking back at your posts...

Homonculus,

Just looking back at your posts in this thread.......

Anyhow I thought everyone on statins died of renal failure before they could get down to the kitchen to get a grapefruit
...
29th Nov 2012, 13:08
Replies: 159
Views: 26,639
Posted By Burr Styers

Homonculus, thankyou for sharing your...

Homonculus,

thankyou for sharing your thoughts. I do have genuine and great regard for all those in the medical profession, irrespective of their job title. This was not a swipe at GPs, but one...
28th Nov 2012, 04:58
Replies: 159
Views: 26,639
Posted By Burr Styers

Statins, Yay or nay ?

I'm my case, retrospectively - Nay.

In 2001 as an active ATPL/H I had an inferior MI - which was a bit of a Buggah, .....as I eventually got medically retired and lost my ticket....at age 45....
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Posted By Burr Styers

Chaps one and all, many thanks for your...

Chaps one and all,

many thanks for your responses and sharing your thoughts - interesting one eh. I (and I suspect pretty much anyone in a similar post) don't require further incentivisation, you...
26th Jul 2012, 09:19
Replies: 6
Views: 3,980
Posted By Burr Styers

Hi D744, you say ban most chemical...

Hi D744,

you say ban most chemical batteries, which ones would you allow ? Hot topic round here (SE Asia, and no pun intended). Fortunately our AOC forbids the carriage of D Goods, but that...
26th Jul 2012, 08:51
Replies: 8
Views: 4,964
Posted By Burr Styers

FW, Ah ha, see where you're coming from. I...

FW,

Ah ha, see where you're coming from. I have described how to perhaps arrange your SMS bits and pieces, so that it funtions in a practical sort of way. What you were looking for (and what I...
26th Jul 2012, 02:28
Replies: 8
Views: 4,964
Posted By Burr Styers

The great SMS conumdrum. Everyone can take a fair...

The great SMS conumdrum. Everyone can take a fair guess at describing safety and management, but in all the volumes of material produced over the last decade regarding Aviation SMS, I have yet to...
26th Jul 2012, 01:46
Replies: 6
Views: 3,139
Posted By Burr Styers

Salary incentivised safety ?

One for peeps currently employed in safety depts. In a new initiative to retain staff and incentivise them, my organisation recently asked me to come up with some safety milestones/KPIs etc so that...
Forum: Rotorheads
30th Jun 2012, 17:22
Replies: 75
Views: 10,069
Posted By Burr Styers

What stopped me from becoming an integral part of...

What stopped me from becoming an integral part of sovereign territory ?........Training ! Two parts to that. 1stly fixed wing stall training and recovery, (demonstrated and actual) and 2ndly rotary...
Forum: Rotorheads
30th Jun 2012, 17:08
Replies: 75
Views: 10,069
Posted By Burr Styers

.............Might have been.........it was a...

.............Might have been.........it was a long while ago.....
Forum: Rotorheads
29th Jun 2012, 09:30
Replies: 75
Views: 10,069
Posted By Burr Styers

As someone who has experienced VR for real, in...

As someone who has experienced VR for real, in the "I learnt about flying from that" bracket, I'll share this with you. My circumstances were coming to a free air hover, at around 2000ft agl, at near...
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