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Forum: Jet Blast
12th Jun 2021, 20:30
Replies: 61
Views: 4,509
Posted By Checkboard

I was in an interview at Qantas, and they asked...

I was in an interview at Qantas, and they asked me where Damascus is. I said I didn't know - Greece somewhere? It sounds a bit Greek.

They corrected me - then asked if I thought a knowledge of...
12th Jun 2021, 11:26
Replies: 100
Views: 15,610
Posted By Checkboard

So flying Instruction or Charter isn't GA??

So flying Instruction or Charter isn't GA??
10th Jun 2021, 16:59
Replies: 100
Views: 15,610
Posted By Checkboard

That would be a Latin form of regular plural. As...

That would be a Latin form of regular plural. As "Olympus" is a Greek word it would be something like "Olympodes", but in English the normal Olympuses would be considered correct. :)
8th Jun 2021, 11:53
Replies: 72
Views: 25,266
Posted By Checkboard

Service ceiling on the Turbo Stationaire is...

Service ceiling on the Turbo Stationaire is 26,000' ....
7th Jun 2021, 23:07
Replies: 100
Views: 15,610
Posted By Checkboard

It’s the MU2 end of discussion.

It’s the MU2

end of discussion.
6th Jun 2021, 21:31
Replies: 72
Views: 25,266
Posted By Checkboard

Because there are no solid lines in the sky,...

Because there are no solid lines in the sky, where one side of the line you are OK and the other you aren't - and the highest mountain in Australia is only 7,000 ft AMSL, so it's not onerous to...
Forum: Jet Blast
29th May 2021, 18:59
Replies: 14,152
Views: 2,120,113
Posted By Checkboard

I had my second Covid jab today. Feeling OK... so...

I had my second Covid jab today. Feeling OK... so far.

Two jabs! Just call me John Prescott. :D
28th May 2021, 20:42
Replies: 126
Views: 15,308
Posted By Checkboard

No one here is going to give a stuff, unless that...

No one here is going to give a stuff, unless that written advice includes a reference to some form of legislation - that you don't understand that is ... amusing.


Wow. Way to show lack of...
28th May 2021, 20:20
Replies: 17
Views: 2,226
Posted By Checkboard

Keeping current IS education, isn't it?

Keeping current IS education, isn't it?
26th May 2021, 17:12
Replies: 28
Views: 2,949
Posted By Checkboard

I think it was about $85 solo and $110 dual back...

I think it was about $85 solo and $110 dual back then.

Probably about $30-35k all up.

I was an instructor at Moorabbin at the time.
16th May 2021, 08:27
Replies: 4
Views: 1,250
Posted By Checkboard

Bit far from the beach. :)

Bit far from the beach. :)
Forum: Jet Blast
13th May 2021, 20:30
Replies: 14,152
Views: 2,120,113
Posted By Checkboard

Hmm. One usually sleeps with one foot out, for...

Hmm. One usually sleeps with one foot out, for temperature regulation. A doggy tongue would seriously interfere with that life-long system.
3rd May 2021, 08:57
Replies: 527
Views: 52,740
Posted By Checkboard

The USA system: ...

The USA system:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wYKI-4XKp1c&ab_channel=SailingSaltwaterLanai
29th Apr 2021, 18:53
Replies: 48
Views: 9,896
Posted By Checkboard

I did the same in Western Queensland, out of...

I did the same in Western Queensland, out of Archerfield, in a Baron & Navajo in the early nineties.
28th Apr 2021, 09:51
Replies: 48
Views: 9,896
Posted By Checkboard

Not true. Many of the NPAs to country airfields...

Not true. Many of the NPAs to country airfields approached the runway at an angle, so they could be used for either runway. Most times it was the only approach the field had. Not every approach is a...
27th Apr 2021, 19:02
Replies: 235
Views: 82,063
Posted By Checkboard

A380 first class is unmatched in the airline...

A380 first class is unmatched in the airline world, though.
26th Apr 2021, 12:03
Replies: 28
Views: 9,606
Posted By Checkboard

Nope - the Instrument course will include/remind...

Nope - the Instrument course will include/remind you of the necessary information.
26th Apr 2021, 12:01
Replies: 42
Views: 5,867
Posted By Checkboard

I was doing that, back in the '80s (in a warrior,...

I was doing that, back in the '80s (in a warrior, but same same) even though the POH said zero flap. The reason we did it was to get students used to after take off checks and thinking about...
26th Apr 2021, 07:27
Replies: 48
Views: 9,896
Posted By Checkboard

I fly three or four Cat3 a year in Europe, when...

I fly three or four Cat3 a year in Europe, when we are flying at all, that is. I flew circling NDBs in Ansett when I was based in Perth.

No question NDBs with circling are both harder and require...
Forum: Jet Blast
20th Apr 2021, 11:51
Replies: 23
Views: 3,371
Posted By Checkboard

Effects of controls. Furthur effects of...

Effects of controls.
Furthur effects of controls
Straight and Level
Trimming.
Level turns
Climbing and descending turns.
Stalling
Circuits.

... all pretty much padded out lessons to make...
19th Apr 2021, 09:27
Replies: 28
Views: 8,120
Posted By Checkboard

There are a few doctors in the UK with the...

There are a few doctors in the UK with the approval to issue and renew Australian medicals.
17th Apr 2021, 15:22
Replies: 849
Views: 805,426
Posted By Checkboard

I wouldn't even go so far as to call it "good...

I wouldn't even go so far as to call it "good practice". More like ... vaguely interesting. Open defects are enough - I would only look through previous history if I had a problem myself and wanted...
17th Apr 2021, 06:31
Replies: 95
Views: 7,080
Posted By Checkboard

I don’t see why. In cruise you are separated from...

I don’t see why. In cruise you are separated from VFR levels, so no conflict. That means you are only going to conflict with VFR in climb or descent, so you just stop/slow climb or descent until you...
Forum: Jet Blast
14th Apr 2021, 14:49
Replies: 14,152
Views: 2,120,113
Posted By Checkboard

The Gay community in Perth is protesting against...

The Gay community in Perth is protesting against the Australian Prime Minister, Scott Morrison (ScoMo) - a right-wing Pentecostal Christian politician.
...
11th Apr 2021, 15:01
Replies: 208
Views: 62,403
Posted By Checkboard

That's $13,747.69 AUD, for anyone whe cares to...

That's $13,747.69 AUD, for anyone whe cares to know.
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