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24th Sep 2009, 19:32
Replies: 47
Views: 12,576
Posted By Ron & Edna Johns

I feel a LOT safer with the locked doors, with my...

I feel a LOT safer with the locked doors, with my cockpit-crew colleague peering through the peep-hole, wanting to pop out to the toilet, but not daring to open the door because there is a...
15th Aug 2009, 21:15
Replies: 71
Views: 6,263
Posted By Ron & Edna Johns

If this is the case then why are they not...

If this is the case then why are they not worrying about "innocent" Australian air-side workers who could be "coerced"? Workers such as engineers, caterers, baggage handlers. None of them, not ONE...
31st May 2009, 02:20
Replies: 11
Views: 933
Posted By Ron & Edna Johns

Every bag, whether checked or carry-on, is...

Every bag, whether checked or carry-on, is x-rayed at LAX. If they don't like what they see, the TSA nazis will open the bag/container, forcefully if necessary. and not in your presence.

If,...
14th May 2009, 00:05
Replies: 23
Views: 4,325
Posted By Ron & Edna Johns

Well, there's another good reason to leave the...

Well, there's another good reason to leave the Cabin Defect Log with the CSM......
22nd Apr 2009, 07:00
Replies: 143
Views: 32,295
Posted By Ron & Edna Johns

Isn't this the country that recently announced...

Isn't this the country that recently announced that liquid restrictions are to be LIFTED by the end of the year, with the advent of new machines? What the.......?

I can see it now: by the end of...
21st Mar 2009, 15:43
Replies: 952
Views: 492,141
Posted By Ron & Edna Johns

You're kidding - these guys were loaded onto...

You're kidding - these guys were loaded onto another jet and got the hell out of Aus before speaking with safety authorities?? I hope that's incorrect.....

At fault or not at fault, you DON'T do...
14th Mar 2009, 00:15
Replies: 39
Views: 4,577
Posted By Ron & Edna Johns

No it's not, RENURPP. It's the end result of...

No it's not, RENURPP. It's the end result of years of politics following the Hamilton Is crash all those years ago. You the one: where the post-mortem on the pilot found a tiny trace of cannabis...
4th Mar 2009, 18:49
Replies: 35
Views: 5,080
Posted By Ron & Edna Johns

Yet another degenerated thread that highlights...

Yet another degenerated thread that highlights why professional pilots have pretty much abandoned D & G Reporting Points.....
2nd Mar 2009, 00:59
Replies: 75
Views: 34,362
Posted By Ron & Edna Johns

Therein lies the heart of the issue: true...

Therein lies the heart of the issue: true piloting skill is viewed as priceless or valueless ("The pilot saved my life, you can't put a price on that!" vs "Pilots love their job so much they'd...
23rd Feb 2009, 04:57
Replies: 3
Views: 1,623
Posted By Ron & Edna Johns

Ahh thanks; sorry, didn't realise DJ jungle-jet...

Ahh thanks; sorry, didn't realise DJ jungle-jet news was "general aviation". :rolleyes: Mods - please delete if you wish.... :O
23rd Feb 2009, 04:52
Replies: 3
Views: 1,623
Posted By Ron & Edna Johns

DJ Doing More "Shedding" or "Shredding"...

From The Sydney Morning Herald, 23 Feb 09

Virgin Blue jet shreds tyre on take-off

February 23, 2009 - 8:34AM

A...
22nd Feb 2009, 20:16
Replies: 29
Views: 4,512
Posted By Ron & Edna Johns

Not privy to what the new CX procedures are, I...

Not privy to what the new CX procedures are, I will say this: I reckon the Qantas seat-belt procedures are probably the best anywhere, so any alignment by CX towards QF's procs is a good thing. ...
26th Dec 2008, 10:55
Replies: 16
Views: 3,439
Posted By Ron & Edna Johns

Why don't you guys at CX wear headsets above...

Why don't you guys at CX wear headsets above FL150 anyway? And noise-canceling ones at that?

I spent 5 years on QF B744's using regular headsets (before noise-canceling ones were installed). It...
6th Dec 2008, 01:42
Replies: 79
Views: 50,609
Posted By Ron & Edna Johns

Umm, on a probability basis, an in-flight...

Umm, on a probability basis, an in-flight technical emergency is far more likely than an attempt to take over the flight deck! Or have we truly let emotion take over when we think the security...
5th Dec 2008, 22:49
Replies: 37
Views: 6,433
Posted By Ron & Edna Johns

Mr Buzzy - you are so right. I don't know of...

Mr Buzzy - you are so right. I don't know of anyone who properly reads those bull$#!t SYD taxiway Notams. Too many, too convoluted, too hard, too little time. One day something important will be...
5th Dec 2008, 22:23
Replies: 79
Views: 50,609
Posted By Ron & Edna Johns

This is unbelievable. All it's going to take...

This is unbelievable.

All it's going to take is something like a decompression with the designated Commander of the aircraft stuck down the back of that massive cabin on oxygen, and then perhaps...
23rd Nov 2008, 20:03
Replies: 119
Views: 27,114
Posted By Ron & Edna Johns

NZ1009, on all Qantas Boeing aircraft the flaps...

NZ1009, on all Qantas Boeing aircraft the flaps are lowered to the take-off position BEFORE the engineer walks away from the aircraft and BEFORE the aircraft commences taxiing away. Can't comment on...
23rd Nov 2008, 12:06
Replies: 7
Views: 1,093
Posted By Ron & Edna Johns

Thanks, Biggles, yeah I was aware of that Notam...

Thanks, Biggles, yeah I was aware of that Notam and change.... maybe that is the reason (and I wondered this also) but you'd think the change annotation would be something other than simply "Proc...
22nd Nov 2008, 21:34
Replies: 7
Views: 1,093
Posted By Ron & Edna Johns

Could someone please elaborate on why it's now...

Could someone please elaborate on why it's now "TWO"? I was discussing this with a regular BK user the other day. He is extremely well organised, uses Jepps and is aware of the change but not the...
17th Nov 2008, 21:52
Replies: 24
Views: 3,127
Posted By Ron & Edna Johns

And another clarification: 16R takeoffs at F...

And another clarification: 16R takeoffs at F from the international side are no longer permitted. Presume somebody has blown away a can recently from the remote stands near F ????
17th Nov 2008, 07:12
Replies: 24
Views: 3,127
Posted By Ron & Edna Johns

Diversion and Curfew

I'm quite surprised this hasn't been commented on here yet:

Flight snagged by curfew rules - Travel - smh.com.au...
29th Oct 2008, 13:07
Replies: 29
Views: 2,535
Posted By Ron & Edna Johns

Di-Vosh, in answer to your question, having not...

Di-Vosh, in answer to your question, having not been on the -400 for about 3 years now, I have to rely on my spies. And they advise that is still very much the case on most occasions....... :eek::ok:
29th Oct 2008, 07:59
Replies: 29
Views: 2,535
Posted By Ron & Edna Johns

Well the QF ones get you into the Church, in...

Well the QF ones get you into the Church, in London, for free!! :}
29th Oct 2008, 01:22
Replies: 402
Views: 131,192
Posted By Ron & Edna Johns

FFS.... Facts: Aircraft blew a tyre during...

FFS....

Facts: Aircraft blew a tyre during departure FRA. No indications of any other damage. Upon arrival it turned out that a gear sensor had been taken out by the tyre, so crew got GEAR...
29th Oct 2008, 01:03
Replies: 30
Views: 2,692
Posted By Ron & Edna Johns

Now days the pilot cowers behind the reinforced...

Now days the pilot cowers behind the reinforced door and peers through a little peek-hole in the door before going out into the cabin (for toilet, speak to F/A, etc). And if there is a small child...
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