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16th Nov 2019, 21:48
Replies: 62
Views: 28,819
Posted By AerialPerspective

The whole thing was a government cock up, they...

The whole thing was a government cock up, they knew for YEARS that the 747 was coming and the runways were completed years before the terminals. The terminals and infrastructure plans could have been...
16th Nov 2019, 21:44
Replies: 62
Views: 28,819
Posted By AerialPerspective

Rubbish. The runway alignment in the Melways was...

Rubbish. The runway alignment in the Melways was for many years (decades) based on that in the Melbourne Airport Opening book and the big billboards all around the airport boundary. The Airport has...
16th Nov 2019, 21:39
Replies: 62
Views: 28,819
Posted By AerialPerspective

No, that's wrong. I have the opening book and the...

No, that's wrong. I have the opening book and the info from the time. The original runways were to be where the industrial estate is now. No, the rules HAVE changed and they are building it with an...
16th Nov 2019, 21:36
Replies: 62
Views: 28,819
Posted By AerialPerspective

Sorry, but places like Keilor were built up based...

Sorry, but places like Keilor were built up based on a certain runway configuration, per the signage that was on every boundary line for years. It's why people abandoned Gladstone Park initially and...
16th Nov 2019, 21:24
Replies: 108
Views: 61,533
Posted By AerialPerspective

Agree totally... this idiot is a PUBLIC FIGURE......

Agree totally... this idiot is a PUBLIC FIGURE... the FA is not!!!

He starts out by claiming (in essence) that she was misusing her power. He then responds by misusing his supposed celebrity power...
14th Nov 2019, 04:30
Replies: 62
Views: 28,819
Posted By AerialPerspective

Could it possibly be that the "NIMBYs" have a...

Could it possibly be that the "NIMBYs" have a reasonable argument considering the vast majority of them built houses and moved to the area being assured of a completely different runway layout???
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10th Nov 2019, 15:45
Replies: 33
Views: 20,458
Posted By AerialPerspective

I thought the same thing... I've seen this quite...

I thought the same thing... I've seen this quite a few times over the years, even in the 'good old days' when everything was perfect and their were supposedly plenty of staff compared to today.
8th Nov 2019, 08:25
Replies: 275
Views: 106,398
Posted By AerialPerspective

Fair enough, I was not aware of those sort of...

Fair enough, I was not aware of those sort of instances. I do recall though that the original 747s were maintained by UA in SFO and there was never any complaints back in the 70s so that was really...
8th Nov 2019, 07:47
Replies: 26
Views: 13,498
Posted By AerialPerspective

That sounds pretty logical actually. The only...

That sounds pretty logical actually. The only small disagreement I'd have is that the shorter range (-10s) and some of the -8s will probably be used on Domestic as well if they are replacing the...
7th Nov 2019, 16:35
Replies: 26
Views: 13,498
Posted By AerialPerspective

Sorry, the "only problem with that is the...

Sorry, the "only problem with that is the snakebitten Max"... I thought I was saying go for the A320 or A321 or a mix. i.e. I believe I was agreeing with you...
7th Nov 2019, 07:39
Replies: 26
Views: 13,498
Posted By AerialPerspective

I'm a big Boeing supporter but I've always...

I'm a big Boeing supporter but I've always thought that the A320 being used in large numbers at JQ (not far off the number of 737-838s operated by QF), that it would make sense for QF to buy the...
7th Nov 2019, 07:32
Replies: 14
Views: 6,888
Posted By AerialPerspective

What an exaggeration... the level of Chinese...

What an exaggeration... the level of Chinese investment in total in Australia is minuscule when compared to the United Kingdom and the United States... both of whom are by a long way, our largest...
7th Nov 2019, 07:30
Replies: 14
Views: 6,888
Posted By AerialPerspective

Except that dnata (originally stood for Dubai...

Except that dnata (originally stood for Dubai National Airports Ticketing Agency, then grew into ground handling) was already an 'Arab' company before it set up business here. Incidentally, TOLL was...
1st Nov 2019, 02:41
Replies: 1,312
Views: 693,296
Posted By AerialPerspective

And yet, the same management grounded the entire...

And yet, the same management grounded the entire A380 fleet when QF32 occurred and kept them grounded when many others kept flying them... now what's your cynical smart a--e reply for that one... you...
1st Nov 2019, 02:37
Replies: 275
Views: 106,398
Posted By AerialPerspective

And so what if it is... all this crap about...

And so what if it is... all this crap about 'offshoring'... I'm old enough to remember ALL of the MAJOR maintenance on 747-238Bs being done exclusively by United Air Lines in San Francisco for many...
1st Nov 2019, 02:33
Replies: 275
Views: 106,398
Posted By AerialPerspective

Yes, routine maintenance, but I bet you are a...

Yes, routine maintenance, but I bet you are a contractor and not employed directly. The heavy maintenance on 737s is done in Auckland or Christchurch and the A330s are done in Singapore so let's not...
31st Oct 2019, 17:48
Replies: 275
Views: 106,398
Posted By AerialPerspective

Except he didn’t say the FAA he said “... the...

Except he didn’t say the FAA he said “... the Federal Airworthiness Authority...”
How does someone like him who has an opinion on everything get that wrong... Federal Aviation Administration... some...
31st Oct 2019, 07:50
Replies: 275
Views: 106,398
Posted By AerialPerspective

As someone in the industry once said to me, he...

As someone in the industry once said to me, he would blame the Kennedy Assassination on off shore maintenance if he could. Yes, I have known some remarkable engineers who I respect and none of them...
31st Oct 2019, 07:44
Replies: 275
Views: 106,398
Posted By AerialPerspective

The fact is though that while new aircraft orders...

The fact is though that while new aircraft orders make for big headlines... "airline xx commits to $3BN order for new aircraft"... reality is they're not spending $3 billion in one hit, the aircraft...
31st Oct 2019, 07:41
Replies: 275
Views: 106,398
Posted By AerialPerspective

The other aspect of this is the constant bleating...

The other aspect of this is the constant bleating about safety... when something really serious comes along no one will listen because safety has been raised over and over again for industrial...
30th Oct 2019, 11:53
Replies: 43
Views: 14,988
Posted By AerialPerspective

"I don't need the performance bonuses"... yeh,...

"I don't need the performance bonuses"... yeh, well, as a government employee on $903,000 per annum, I would be happy to not have bonuses either.

I was bemused by the Jetstar statement about the...
30th Oct 2019, 11:43
Replies: 841
Views: 434,572
Posted By AerialPerspective

Just an observation, but every time I hear a...

Just an observation, but every time I hear a politician or see a government bit of spin where they say something like the above "real, positive and lasting difference" I can't escape thinking "weasel...
15th Oct 2019, 03:07
Replies: 841
Views: 434,572
Posted By AerialPerspective

Made a donation in the last day and wondering why...

Made a donation in the last day and wondering why the total has gone back to $46400 from $46600???
10th Oct 2019, 16:12
Replies: 3
Views: 1,985
Posted By AerialPerspective

Interesting background... but seriously, how DARE...

Interesting background... but seriously, how DARE they pay an exec that amount of money when they are getting rid of people because of mismanagement by the executive team for years... how DARE ANY...
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