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15th Oct 2018, 18:05
Replies: 22
Views: 8,293
Posted By gcal

Well you certainly wouldn't want a runway by your...

Well you certainly wouldn't want a runway by your back door would you?
18th Sep 2018, 07:15
Replies: 52
Views: 23,337
Posted By gcal

Truth is nobody has the faintest clue what is...

Truth is nobody has the faintest clue what is going to happen and at the rate civil servants are abandoning the Brexit Dept? Then there'll be very few left to make any kind of decision.
I admire EZY...
4th Sep 2018, 13:56
Replies: 448
Views: 149,614
Posted By gcal

Of those that did survive many were killed by the...

Of those that did survive many were killed by the fighters responsible for the missile; the few that survived entirely had taken shelter in the bush or going in search of help.
29th Aug 2018, 15:57
Replies: 36
Views: 22,942
Posted By gcal

I've just flown as a pax on a Titan 737-400 which...

I've just flown as a pax on a Titan 737-400 which was an ex BA aircraft and I have to say the service was excellent, the leg room good and the you get a complimentary drink and a decent sandwich...
20th Jul 2018, 09:43
Replies: 64
Views: 11,889
Posted By gcal

Belligerent? Ireland? The country most likely to...

Belligerent? Ireland? The country most likely to be hit hard by the reckless action of its neighbour. I think rather they have been planning ahead in launching one (and building others) super sized...
9th May 2018, 08:42
Replies: 84
Views: 14,301
Posted By gcal

Indeed and it is about time the European...

Indeed and it is about time the European countries stood up to it.
The trouble is that such things largely affect the poor and cause yet more isolation; which can never be good.
26th Mar 2018, 15:19
Replies: 11
Views: 9,082
Posted By gcal

Portugal operates on the same time as the UK...so...

Portugal operates on the same time as the UK...so it is obviously ahead ;)
16th Nov 2017, 16:34
Replies: 1,109
Views: 451,870
Posted By gcal

I don't understand the 'parking in an...

I don't understand the 'parking in an unauthorised area' statements.
The aircraft crashed on a main four lane road, which was not closed and was busy with passing traffic, and that slowed by the...
14th Nov 2017, 20:42
Replies: 1,109
Views: 451,870
Posted By gcal

I live close to the scene and there were would...

I live close to the scene and there were would have been few illegally parked vehicles.
The crash scene is close to and parallel to the main A27 road - at it's furthest point the crash scene is no...
3rd Nov 2016, 09:17
Replies: 204
Views: 172,962
Posted By gcal

Unless the config has changed recently AA...

Unless the config has changed recently AA 767-300s don't have a crew member by the over wing exits.
25th Oct 2016, 20:46
Replies: 316
Views: 50,820
Posted By gcal

@Jonnymac You are aware I take it that UK...

@Jonnymac
You are aware I take it that UK governments and their acolites are not aware of life outside the M25; unless of course when it's the result of a referendum and they want to keep their own...
27th Jul 2016, 14:14
Replies: 63
Views: 34,359
Posted By gcal

Exactly! and sometimes things go wrong and you...

Exactly! and sometimes things go wrong and you can't just conjure up expensive, and comparatively rare, pieces of equipment.
It was a mistake and they occur from time to time; always have and always...
21st Jul 2016, 09:41
Replies: 51
Views: 21,275
Posted By gcal

There used to be a saying at one very large...

There used to be a saying at one very large American Airline that pilots would do anything for money.
It seems now they do everything, but the money questions isn't there anymore.
22nd May 2016, 13:45
Replies: 1,184
Views: 2,486,843
Posted By gcal

@Local Variation I am not sure (like so many on...

@Local Variation
I am not sure (like so many on here) but fire suppression in an avionics bay is surely liable to do an awful lot of damage, if triggered, as these things often are, falsely.
I...
18th Mar 2016, 14:36
Replies: 18
Views: 12,544
Posted By gcal

It's water! and beats by a country mile the rear...

It's water! and beats by a country mile the rear toilets flooding on the DC10; a far from unusual occurrence.
16th Mar 2016, 14:47
Replies: 35
Views: 20,951
Posted By gcal

@CaptainMongo What? You need a licence for...

@CaptainMongo

What? You need a licence for that these days ;)
15th Mar 2016, 09:47
Replies: 35
Views: 20,951
Posted By gcal

Despite having a large international network...

Despite having a large international network these days I see the 'island mentality' is still alive and well at AA :)
9th Mar 2016, 12:43
Replies: 78
Views: 34,753
Posted By gcal

Many moons ago and a 707 struggling to climb out...

Many moons ago and a 707 struggling to climb out of Lusaka; damned thing just wouldn't accelerate.
Three on the flight deck of course and a 4th pair of eyes on a jumpseat - no one seemed to be able...
9th Mar 2016, 08:06
Replies: 20
Views: 15,117
Posted By gcal

Given the amount of gear police officers walk...

Given the amount of gear police officers walk around with (which pretty much doubles their many, already ample, waist sizes) I doubt 'stormed' is quite the right word.
7th Mar 2016, 08:34
Replies: 36
Views: 23,093
Posted By gcal

She did what was correct and what anyone should...

She did what was correct and what anyone should do in the same circumstances - no good mentioning it afterwards.
6th Mar 2016, 11:14
Replies: 78
Views: 34,753
Posted By gcal

RAT 5 As a pax, and if possible, I always...

RAT 5

As a pax, and if possible, I always look to see if these devices are deployed prior to taxi.
If I can't see I listen depending on type.
3rd Mar 2016, 16:56
Replies: 10
Views: 7,832
Posted By gcal

fox niner Re- arrange 'reaction jerk and...

fox niner

Re- arrange 'reaction jerk and knee' ;)
1st Mar 2016, 12:07
Replies: 106
Views: 31,699
Posted By gcal

'A friend of mine just retired from Jet Airways...

'A friend of mine just retired from Jet Airways in India. He told me the crew had a breathalyser test before every 1st sector. In France you need to carry a disposable one in your car. So they are...
2nd Feb 2016, 17:47
Replies: 152
Views: 115,588
Posted By gcal

Already on utube: ...

Already on utube:



http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-XYxvH6ZThU
27th Jan 2016, 15:55
Replies: 37
Views: 22,810
Posted By gcal

Surely they mean lack of equilibrium.

Surely they mean lack of equilibrium.
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