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12th Jan 2020, 16:09
Replies: 23
Views: 12,428
Posted By flightfocus

Slight thread drift, but..... I would be very...

Slight thread drift, but..... I would be very surprised if that is a write off.

Here a few other examples of aircraft that have received extensive repairs to return them to service. Only...
24th May 2018, 05:50
Replies: 8
Views: 4,071
Posted By flightfocus

Is Anyone Surprised?

Amazed it has taken this long to be officially identified. Credit to the airlines for pursuing it this far, however past form would indicate this is not an altruistic action. Corporate history in...
17th May 2018, 07:57
Replies: 104
Views: 18,997
Posted By flightfocus

Agree 100% !!! I know the Australian ATC's...

Agree 100% !!!

I know the Australian ATC's are doing a great job given the circumstances. There is a lot if pride within their ranks and they maintain high professional standards. There should be...
16th May 2018, 15:44
Replies: 104
Views: 18,997
Posted By flightfocus

Absolutely!! A simple yet effective example of...

Absolutely!! A simple yet effective example of how out of touch and restrictive Australian ATC and the associated bureaucracy have became. I'm a former OZ ATC now working with the blinkers removed...
Forum: Tech Log
23rd Mar 2018, 18:36
Replies: 12
Views: 2,606
Posted By flightfocus

feather44, I think you will find that the DXB...

feather44, I think you will find that the DXB controllers (and many others - but not all) will only use time for departure as that is all they are allowed to use.

So you have either 2min, 3min or...
5th Nov 2017, 02:48
Replies: 4
Views: 876
Posted By flightfocus

Thanks Bend alot, I will have a look at that. ...

Thanks Bend alot, I will have a look at that.

Flightfocus :ok:
5th Nov 2017, 02:34
Replies: 4
Views: 876
Posted By flightfocus

Help Wanted - Formation Information Needed

Hi all,

I stumbled across this incredible photograph while going through some of my late grandfathers collection of memorabilia.

The photo was taken in Darwin and it depicts a unique formation...
Forum: ATC Issues
30th Jan 2017, 17:03
Replies: 11
Views: 4,982
Posted By flightfocus

Roadrunner Once, OK. Thanks.

Roadrunner Once,

OK. Thanks.
Forum: ATC Issues
30th Jan 2017, 17:02
Replies: 3
Views: 1,968
Posted By flightfocus

Sharpshooter41, I am not familiar with the...

Sharpshooter41,

I am not familiar with the actual day that you are referring too, however here a few points that may, or may not, be relevant:

* Did you advise ATC upon arrival of the tailwind?...
Forum: ATC Issues
30th Jan 2017, 16:46
Replies: 11
Views: 4,982
Posted By flightfocus

Middle East Jobs

I have noticed a lot of ATC jobs being advertised in the Middle East lately. Particularly the usual locations of Dubai and Abu Dhabi.

However this is a job advertised on Flight Global at the...
24th May 2015, 04:12
Replies: 103
Views: 22,322
Posted By flightfocus

Never fear all, The promised land is...

Never fear all,

The promised land is visible on the horizon....

Have a look at this executive collection of buzzwords and catchy phrases. One Sky, the panacea that cures all ill's......
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23rd Sep 2013, 15:40
Replies: 187
Views: 42,051
Posted By flightfocus

Hempy, Good old Worlds Best Practice -...

Hempy,



Good old Worlds Best Practice - a euphemism for barely average. :(

Why don't these Australian corporations strive to be the best, as they once were? And they were proud of it! Qantas...
11th Jan 2013, 01:34
Replies: 86
Views: 17,084
Posted By flightfocus

Zapatas Blood: I think the family of...

Zapatas Blood:



I think the family of the 6 year old killed in this accident would disagree with your claim:

Southwest Airlines Flight 1248 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia...
28th Nov 2012, 12:41
Replies: 23
Views: 7,063
Posted By flightfocus

Forget the go arounds - and there were many low...

Forget the go arounds - and there were many low level over the runway today - what about that Air Mauritius departure.....

OMG ! ! ! :mad:

Spectacular, yet disturbing. Definitely THE show of...
25th Oct 2012, 04:59
Replies: 163
Views: 40,783
Posted By flightfocus

Not sure how many of you read Ben Sandilands &...

Not sure how many of you read Ben Sandilands & Plane Talking, but he has shared his view on the Atkins email here:

Air traffic control shambles at Sydney made public in memo | Plane Talking...
24th Oct 2012, 02:44
Replies: 43
Views: 21,845
Posted By flightfocus

Can we see the pix as well?

Can we see the pix as well?
23rd Oct 2012, 12:55
Replies: 163
Views: 40,783
Posted By flightfocus

For those that are unaware, this is an email who...

For those that are unaware, this is an email who has recently been 'Acting Executive General Manager' for ATC. :ugh:

It gives you an indication of the reason why Airservices is imploding. As...
13th Sep 2012, 10:28
Replies: 217
Views: 51,421
Posted By flightfocus

This appointment is a real concern! A chain...

This appointment is a real concern!

A chain of ex blue suits from top to bottom. The only one with any form worth respecting is Houston.

Some of the ugliest, most disruptive and confrontational...
14th Jul 2012, 14:18
Replies: 140
Views: 30,400
Posted By flightfocus

Nautilus Blue has it straight. All this...

Nautilus Blue has it straight.

All this pilot vs ATC angst is exactly what the self serving execs want!

ATC DON'T delay for fun. Most, if not all sectors and towers AROUND THE COUNTRY are...
12th Apr 2012, 08:59
Replies: 163
Views: 40,783
Posted By flightfocus

The ASA yes men are ONLY interested in "service...

The ASA yes men are ONLY interested in "service continuity" - screw everything else. Gotta keep Albo happy so he can continue delaying the YSSY 2nd airport decision.....

Greg & Co have torn the...
1st Apr 2012, 12:37
Replies: 11
Views: 2,883
Posted By flightfocus

How did ThornBird turn this story of a CEO with...

How did ThornBird turn this story of a CEO with his snout in the airlines and taxpayers trough into an anti union rant??

No seriously how?? :ugh:
1st Apr 2012, 07:22
Replies: 11
Views: 2,883
Posted By flightfocus

Angry CEO's - "I'm alright jack" Club Expands

I wish that I could say this came as a surprise:

Paid to live the high life - the man who spent $243,702 of your money | thetelegraph.com.au...
7th Dec 2011, 09:59
Replies: 79
Views: 14,304
Posted By flightfocus

Can someone explain why when you are faced with...

Can someone explain why when you are faced with an extended delay waiting like yesterday the engines have t keep running?

From memory an A330 burns about a tonne an hour at ground idle. If we were...
4th Nov 2011, 04:05
Replies: 60
Views: 11,841
Posted By flightfocus

OMG! Qantas has become such an embarrassment....

OMG! Qantas has become such an embarrassment. None of the people that front the media do anything to inspire confidence in the brand or its future.

Notice the ABC desk jockey said the OW...
13th Aug 2011, 02:31
Replies: 47
Views: 6,184
Posted By flightfocus

WAC is currently trying to build the...

WAC is currently trying to build the infrastructure that they needed for 2007! The final result is going to be a patch-work of knee jerk short term fixes to a critical problem. Opportunities have...
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