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10th Aug 2022, 05:07
Replies: 94
Views: 29,665
Posted By Lookleft

Can someone take some video footage of the...

Can someone take some video footage of the managers lumping bags, speed it up to 3x and put the Benny Hill Show music to it.
9th Aug 2022, 00:03
Replies: 7
Views: 1,755
Posted By Lookleft

An Ansett Sandringham still exsists at the Solent...

An Ansett Sandringham still exsists at the Solent Sky museum in Southampton.

https://www.solentsky.org/exhibitions
8th Aug 2022, 23:59
Replies: 13
Views: 2,504
Posted By Lookleft

When I went to my QF interview I was asked what...

When I went to my QF interview I was asked what my PATS scores were like. It was a reference to the simulator and checking program the defunct domestic airline that I had worked for used. I told them...
8th Aug 2022, 23:51
Replies: 173
Views: 45,638
Posted By Lookleft

Here's the thing. All phone numbers to government...

Here's the thing. All phone numbers to government departments are often of the 131 prefix with automated voices at the other end. You will be hard pressed to find a human to talk to who even has...
Forum: Jet Blast
7th Aug 2022, 23:43
Replies: 3,665
Views: 1,369,589
Posted By Lookleft

Isn't that what Macron said to Putin about his...

Isn't that what Macron said to Putin about his invasion of the Ukraine?
7th Aug 2022, 23:25
Replies: 8,039
Views: 5,563,900
Posted By Lookleft

I would say the answer is yes.

I would say the answer is yes.
29th Jul 2022, 00:31
Replies: 45
Views: 14,288
Posted By Lookleft

Thats true. He was also the person who first...

Thats true. He was also the person who first introduced pay for your own type rating with an Australian domestic airline. He was also the person who became very wealthy when Virgin was floated. To...
26th Jul 2022, 01:27
Replies: 14
Views: 2,744
Posted By Lookleft

By the time my annual medical certificate is...

By the time my annual medical certificate is finally sent to me I will have ticked over another birthday.
26th Jul 2022, 01:24
Replies: 265
Views: 48,788
Posted By Lookleft

Bloggsy sorry you thought that my post was harsh...

Bloggsy sorry you thought that my post was harsh but my point about Mildura was that there is no such thing as a simple diversion to a regional airport especially if you are relying on a TAF. I agree...
25th Jul 2022, 23:38
Replies: 265
Views: 48,788
Posted By Lookleft

Do you want to actually put a date to that...

Do you want to actually put a date to that timeline. A "few years back" would be 2018.



Do you mean RNP-AR or the rebadged RNAV-Z! Only RNP-AR would be of use if committing to a diversion...
24th Jul 2022, 07:03
Replies: 94
Views: 29,665
Posted By Lookleft

AJ has done his job, he has turned mainline into...

AJ has done his job, he has turned mainline into Jetstar:

https://www.abc.net.au/news/2022-07-24/qantas-crisis-delay-cancel-aviation-fuel-covid-impact/101262422

This is why Dixon chose him in...
23rd Jul 2022, 07:31
Replies: 265
Views: 48,788
Posted By Lookleft

As PIC there are a whole bunch of things that I...

As PIC there are a whole bunch of things that I have to consider to ensure the safe operation of the aircraft. Worrying about the media reaction to a Mayday call is not one of them. Thats what all...
18th Jul 2022, 00:31
Replies: 91
Views: 23,228
Posted By Lookleft

To all the paleontologists out there you can stop...

To all the paleontologists out there you can stop getting dirty digging around for fossils. They are still alive and know how to use a computer.
18th Jul 2022, 00:19
Replies: 242
Views: 69,352
Posted By Lookleft

That was exactly my point. Trying to fix one...

That was exactly my point. Trying to fix one point of failure by introducing another point of failure is not airmanship, it is called cultural SOP. With QNH and RNAV approaches, awareness of what the...
17th Jul 2022, 08:13
Replies: 242
Views: 69,352
Posted By Lookleft

I have looked but I can't find the FCOM reference...

I have looked but I can't find the FCOM reference for that procedure.
14th Jul 2022, 03:01
Replies: 91
Views: 23,228
Posted By Lookleft

Tried taxiing off onto J1 from 03 in Perth...

Tried taxiing off onto J1 from 03 in Perth recently 43"? Eventually Perth airport assessed the risk of a potential catastrophic runway incursion and closed it because the environment gave pilots the...
13th Jul 2022, 08:16
Replies: 91
Views: 23,228
Posted By Lookleft

Its not an issue abut caring its about being...

Its not an issue abut caring its about being competent and being trained properly in the first place. The marshaller has a much better view of the tarmac and what is going on than the pilots. I would...
13th Jul 2022, 04:37
Replies: 91
Views: 23,228
Posted By Lookleft

You're lucky that they at least use their arms....

You're lucky that they at least use their arms. Our lot don't start marshalling until you have already turned onto the bay then use micro movements to try and get the nose wheel right on the 5cm...
12th Jul 2022, 03:42
Replies: 62
Views: 15,692
Posted By Lookleft

I was on the "Australis" in 1974 and we were...

I was on the "Australis" in 1974 and we were supposed to dock at Cherbourg after sailing from Southampton. There was a gale in the Bay of Biscay and a wave broke several windows on the Promenade...
8th Jul 2022, 00:29
Replies: 685
Views: 222,127
Posted By Lookleft

Or it gets grounded again by the regulator!

Or it gets grounded again by the regulator!
24th Jun 2022, 09:04
Replies: 16
Views: 9,397
Posted By Lookleft

Probably has been "mentored" P377 by that other...

Probably has been "mentored" P377 by that other JQ safety guru JG who also has been promoted way above his ability. SSDD really.
24th Jun 2022, 06:11
Replies: 16
Views: 9,397
Posted By Lookleft

Jetstar-Another two bite the dust.

Did they jump or were they pushed? Gareth Evans and Gerry Turner have both announced that they want to start new phases in their lives. Haven't we heard that before. Bruce Buchanan spotted a gap in...
16th Jun 2022, 02:47
Replies: 6
Views: 2,283
Posted By Lookleft

I met Jim when he was flying with Kendell...

I met Jim when he was flying with Kendell Airlines in Adelaide. Sad to hear that he had dementia before he passed away. I remember making a comment to him that I saw him in a photo at the Aviation...
16th Jun 2022, 02:43
Replies: 18
Views: 3,270
Posted By Lookleft

Military UAV operators also wear them. Maybe...

Military UAV operators also wear them. Maybe there is a market for fire proof onesies.
16th Jun 2022, 02:41
Replies: 61
Views: 20,294
Posted By Lookleft

What is the rate of suicide deaths of pilots, of...

What is the rate of suicide deaths of pilots, of all causes not just by crashing, compared to other professions? Is it higher than for doctors or lawyers? Being an airline pilot was once a stable...
16th Jun 2022, 02:05
Replies: 2,186
Views: 792,503
Posted By Lookleft

Wow! P77 gives a little bit of history and a...

Wow! P77 gives a little bit of history and a completely inaccurate nasty little statement is made. I doubt anyone flying for the crap organisations tarted up as airlines nowadays will ever get to...
15th Jun 2022, 00:05
Replies: 644
Views: 575,168
Posted By Lookleft

Your summary is hits the nail on the head MCD...

Your summary is hits the nail on the head MCD with the phrase "both unions". The only people who benefit in having the pilots represented by two unions are JQ management. All they have to do is issue...
14th Jun 2022, 11:43
Replies: 644
Views: 575,168
Posted By Lookleft

If the point of PIA is to get results that...

If the point of PIA is to get results that include a payrise then I would say the QF pilots are playing the game very well. The problem as demonstrated by some of these posts is that the JQ pilots...
Forum: Jet Blast
14th Jun 2022, 07:18
Replies: 152
Views: 22,493
Posted By Lookleft

And many millions of Russians died before WW2 at...

And many millions of Russians died before WW2 at the hands of their own government. The definition of who the "bad guys" are and who the "good guys" are changes with the shifting sands of history. In...
14th Jun 2022, 01:24
Replies: 644
Views: 575,168
Posted By Lookleft

Cesspool thanks for the summary of what happened...

Cesspool thanks for the summary of what happened at Qantas and as I recall SH got its EBA with the payrise just before Covid standowns so well done to the union representing Qantas pilots. I don't...
Forum: Jet Blast
9th Jun 2022, 07:33
Replies: 37
Views: 7,574
Posted By Lookleft

Top Gun wont be the Best of the Best, instead it...

Top Gun wont be the Best of the Best, instead it will be Equal Non-Violence-The Mediocre of the Bland.
9th Jun 2022, 07:23
Replies: 102
Views: 39,396
Posted By Lookleft

Because working in an office when you are tired...

Because working in an office when you are tired is just the same as flying an aircraft when you are fatigued. If the business model requires pilots to fly fatigued to meet the schedule then the...
Forum: Jet Blast
9th Jun 2022, 03:39
Replies: 3,665
Views: 1,369,589
Posted By Lookleft

Under that strange logic it was actually the...

Under that strange logic it was actually the Brits and the French who started WW2 because the Germans were simply defending ethnic Germans in Poland, Czechoslovakia and Austria! Under the World Order...
8th Jun 2022, 23:10
Replies: 644
Views: 575,168
Posted By Lookleft

Its not just politicians who don't answer the ...

Its not just politicians who don't answer the question actually asked. Let me ask the question again. What happened last time?
7th Jun 2022, 23:06
Replies: 1,419
Views: 428,479
Posted By Lookleft

So do the Vietnamese. They also have the runs on...

So do the Vietnamese. They also have the runs on the board when it comes to fighting the Chinese. When well led they are formidable.
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