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1st Apr 2012, 19:49
Replies: 434
Views: 224,840
Posted By Barney Rock

Righto Polo. Some years ago when I was there, the...

Righto Polo. Some years ago when I was there, the expat pilots actually caused more safety related incidents than the Koreans! We were actually becoming a bigger problem than the solution to the...
1st Apr 2012, 19:42
Replies: 45
Views: 18,685
Posted By Barney Rock

Shark fin soup

Oh I love shark fin soup, though my wife and daughter insist that we have the " artificial " one made from cuttle fish/squid parts!

I m not sure if we can get shark fins from " farmed sharks ",...
Forum: Tech Log
24th Feb 2012, 18:41
Replies: 5
Views: 3,161
Posted By Barney Rock

Wow, kwateow...are you unhappy that someone...

Wow, kwateow...are you unhappy that someone posted this piece instead of you? Small minded aren't you!

TURIN...it's not old news; the delamination thingy is old news but for a Boeing guy to come...
26th Dec 2011, 02:05
Replies: 36
Views: 7,388
Posted By Barney Rock

Wake you all up for the Boxing Day Sales! It's...

Wake you all up for the Boxing Day Sales! It's still X'mas here well west of Greenwich.
26th Dec 2011, 02:02
Replies: 28
Views: 7,175
Posted By Barney Rock

Ouch! Ouch! You big mouth galoot of an orang...

Ouch! Ouch! You big mouth galoot of an orang utang:ouch:
16th Sep 2011, 06:21
Replies: 12
Views: 2,737
Posted By Barney Rock

It's indeed a commuting contract. What I meant...

It's indeed a commuting contract. What I meant about security of my family was their financial security should, God forbid, I were to be annihilated in a prang on a flight commanded by the increasing...
15th Sep 2011, 22:35
Replies: 12
Views: 2,737
Posted By Barney Rock

Good on you Ace. I walked away several years ago...

Good on you Ace. I walked away several years ago too. I value my health, dignity and security of my family too much to be too enamored with the " lfe style " the Korean Air commuting contract offer....
23rd Jul 2011, 06:41
Replies: 56
Views: 17,611
Posted By Barney Rock

It's funny, it's nonsensical and it's downright...

It's funny, it's nonsensical and it's downright ridiculous...the so-called riff raffs think KAL owe them a living!:ugh:

When I was there in the late 90's and early 2000's, many recruits were from...
25th Feb 2009, 22:14
Replies: 465
Views: 131,640
Posted By Barney Rock

Hi Sireh, got your pm. OK, I will bite. However,...

Hi Sireh, got your pm. OK, I will bite. However, please remember that what I am about to relate happened some 8 or 9 years ago when I was still in KAL. Some of the events might not have happened in...
19th Feb 2009, 17:51
Replies: 76
Views: 1,663,192
Posted By Barney Rock

KAL...accidents waiting to happen

Having flown with Korean pilots many suns ago and now " safely " retired, I have so far refrained from posting anything close to critisizing KAL. Now, with this incident and many more that have been...
9th Jan 2009, 21:59
Replies: 465
Views: 131,640
Posted By Barney Rock

Errr, I thought Looney Loong was medically...

Errr, I thought Looney Loong was medically boarded out due to a heart problem ( extreme tachycardia, I believe ), not leukemia. I don't think that punjabi braggart dared to bully Loong..you guys must...
21st Jun 2008, 02:53
Replies: 143
Views: 47,195
Posted By Barney Rock

Corruption and riff raffs

Aha, the dodgy folks from apartheid land had great help from an internal Korean source............a corrupt flight admin manager by the name of edkim, who was later sacked! However the manpower and...
Forum: Tech Log
10th Jun 2008, 19:24
Replies: 16
Views: 2,037
Posted By Barney Rock

Sim aileron deflection on X-Wind takeoffs and landings

Some sims have fidelity problems, the KAL sims which Alteon uses have those characteristics described. Exaggerated aileron inputs required during cross wind operations during take offs and landings.
30th Apr 2008, 20:43
Replies: 9
Views: 1,964
Posted By Barney Rock

Just remember that Taiwan is not an ICAO...

Just remember that Taiwan is not an ICAO contracted sovereign state. As such the jet rating you get if only endorsed on a Taiwanese licence will not be any good to you later unless you then do a...
30th Apr 2008, 20:37
Replies: 4
Views: 1,173
Posted By Barney Rock

Too many negative feedbacks from colleagues with...

Too many negative feedbacks from colleagues with IAC. PARC, CCL, EPA and GAP aviation all seem relatively OK. Good luck!
30th Apr 2008, 07:31
Replies: 143
Views: 47,195
Posted By Barney Rock

For what it is worth, I was with Korean for 6...

For what it is worth, I was with Korean for 6 years. For guys who managed to avoid tax, the money was fairly worthwhile when the greenback was strong. However, there were many cons; back in the early...
30th Apr 2008, 07:06
Replies: 10
Views: 2,220
Posted By Barney Rock

Just before I joined KAL in 2000, there was a...

Just before I joined KAL in 2000, there was a French guy who claimed to be a B777 skipper from Lauda Air. His course mates had misgivings but did not raise the matter as they probably wanted to see...
7th Feb 2008, 08:12
Replies: 28
Views: 7,384
Posted By Barney Rock

What Akali Dal wrote may be unpleasant but there...

What Akali Dal wrote may be unpleasant but there is a grain of truth there. Skygods and self professed God's gifts to aviation are constantly prowling Pprune to cast our fellow aviators from the...
26th Sep 2007, 00:18
Replies: 198
Views: 26,429
Posted By Barney Rock

Willful unreported Engine pod damage at NRT

My understanding was that he did not escape; vigilance on the part of maintenance and the later crew found the damage caused in NRT. Of course he tried to deny it and pin it on someone else but the...
15th Sep 2007, 22:09
Replies: 69
Views: 9,092
Posted By Barney Rock

conflict of interest

Quite shocking to read of some posts openly condoning obvious conflict of interest in pilot selection. Small wonder how Malaysian had sunk down the toilet...some 20 years ago in another life in...
10th Sep 2007, 04:23
Replies: 198
Views: 26,429
Posted By Barney Rock

g stringh

Mohdawang...I was alerted to this post by a friend trolling this S A & F E forum. When I was east in the land of the morning calm some years ago there was indeed a loud mouth from " truly asia " who...
30th Jul 2007, 00:50
Replies: 465
Views: 131,640
Posted By Barney Rock

Just a curious visitor new to this SEAsian thing;...

Just a curious visitor new to this SEAsian thing; what is SB and UTK? I remember in another life with an Asian carrier this incident was related to me by an ex-MAS skipper and had led to some...
30th Jul 2007, 00:44
Replies: 9
Views: 1,804
Posted By Barney Rock

Hi Asian Ppruners, I am a retiree who worked at...

Hi Asian Ppruners,
I am a retiree who worked at a Pacific rim air carrier some years back and I am itching for a change of lifestyle in India I guess Jet Airways will be a good bet for me and I do...
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