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14th Aug 2008, 20:05
Replies: 51
Views: 9,508
Posted By betterave

Not going to SBA

The Hawaii flights on the B757 normally have a take off weight >220,000 lbs. Since this flight was airborne for only 57 minutes, I'm pretty sure it was above its' max landing weight of 198,000 lbs...
27th Feb 2008, 05:46
Replies: 310
Views: 107,389
Posted By betterave

SU-30 in Zhangjiajie, China on 19 Mar 06

jonnymac,

Here are some shots from the SU-30 display in Zhangjiajie, China on 19 Mar 06 and the link to the news story.

http://www.airliners.net/photo/Russia---Air/Sukhoi-Su-27UB/1032835/M/
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17th Feb 2008, 18:39
Replies: 97
Views: 25,547
Posted By betterave

Airmanship and experience.

PP and Phantom,

Well said! Let's hope you are preaching to the converted and others will learn from this incident to avoid making similar mistakes in the future.

NPAs flown as CDAP are...
11th Feb 2008, 20:18
Replies: 97
Views: 25,547
Posted By betterave

CDAP Approaches

The ATSB report was an interesting read...

I can't speak for the B777, but at our company the use of VNAV on a CDAP approach is not allowed on the B763/752. If the non-precision approach is not...
1st Feb 2008, 02:39
Replies: 14
Views: 5,052
Posted By betterave

During my time at OX, there were 3 violations on...

During my time at OX, there were 3 violations on the 747 fleet (at HKG, HND, and ICN) that I knew about but none on the B757. Both fleets suffered engine failures/shutdowns without any accident. So...
31st Jan 2008, 08:33
Replies: 14
Views: 5,052
Posted By betterave

Read other posts re: Orient Thai/1-2-Go

Sunchaser,

Yes I worked for OX on the B757 fleet from mid 2004 to end of 2005. Since the company will not pay for training, the pilots must be qualified on the aircraft already. Because there...
29th Jan 2008, 18:03
Replies: 14
Views: 5,052
Posted By betterave

Beware of OX

I flew B757s at OX in 2004 and 2005 during my furlough from my current job. I don't know about the current pay scale, it was US$4500/month for Capt and $3000/month for F/O + $50/duty day when the...
Forum: Canada
8th Jan 2008, 18:49
Replies: 9
Views: 2,213
Posted By betterave

I can't speak for the regional airlines but I...

I can't speak for the regional airlines but I know all US majors require the applicant to have the right to work in the US (ie citizen, green card or work visa holder). No major airline will sponsor...
Forum: North America
8th Jan 2008, 18:28
Replies: 6
Views: 1,896
Posted By betterave

non-rev travel on UA

Most UA agents will try to put non-revs into J class if there are seats open. Since the economy is usually oversold, 1st or business is usually where open seats are (assuming you are traveling...
13th Oct 2007, 04:26
Replies: 613
Views: 218,878
Posted By betterave

Many contributing factors

anito4a,

As you progress in your aviation career, you will learn that all accidents are caused by a chain of events with many contributing factors! As PAXboy implied, it's disturbing to have an...
20th Sep 2007, 19:16
Replies: 613
Views: 218,878
Posted By betterave

To The Reverend N - Nothing about Indonesian pilots

I do not belive I posted any low-blow against Indonesian pilots. What I said was that I advised friends against flying on low-cost carriers in the Far-East, except those owned by the national...
19th Sep 2007, 19:51
Replies: 613
Views: 218,878
Posted By betterave

Sad this has to happen....

I worked for OX on the B752 during furlough from my current job. It's with great sadness and anger that I read about this accident for it did hit close to home...

I have been telling friends...
21st Oct 2005, 13:55
Replies: 28
Views: 6,624
Posted By betterave

Orient Thai needs MD82 and B757 pilots

Orient Thai is now looking for both B757 and MD82 typed pilots. You must be typed on the aircraft for they will not train you. Any ICAO licence can be converted to a Thai validation. If you need...
29th Sep 2005, 03:37
Replies: 28
Views: 6,624
Posted By betterave

Jobs at OX

Orient Thai is looking for MD80 typed pilots for their newly acquired aircraft. Thai validations can be obtained from FAA/JAA licences.

Good Luck!
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