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Forum: Middle East
15th Feb 2013, 08:52
Replies: 19
Views: 12,843
Posted By inciter

Rumour has it, your office staff and management...

Rumour has it, your office staff and management are getting 12 weeks.
Forum: Middle East
21st Feb 2012, 05:22
Replies: 295
Views: 105,986
Posted By inciter

If Emirates had no experienced FOs then DECs...

If Emirates had no experienced FOs then DECs would be justified but that is not the case.

They are only doing it because they can and because it is the cheapest option.

Funny thing is that even...
Forum: Middle East
20th Feb 2012, 19:38
Replies: 295
Views: 105,986
Posted By inciter

If this is true, Emirates has gone from the top...

If this is true, Emirates has gone from the top of the list (in the region) right down to the bottom of the pile next to their cousins down the road.

I hope the TREs stick together, look after...
Forum: Middle East
25th Nov 2010, 06:51
Replies: 1,617
Views: 603,725
Posted By inciter

RemoveB4Fght, Give the young fella a break....

RemoveB4Fght,

Give the young fella a break. If he got himself in the right seat of A320 with 300 hrs and by-passed the crap a lot of us had to go through, good luck to him.

As far as “the sweet...
Forum: Middle East
16th Nov 2010, 09:42
Replies: 15
Views: 5,165
Posted By inciter

Many have gone from the left seat of a turbo prop...

Many have gone from the left seat of a turbo prop to the left seat of a jet when the airlines they worked for at the time operated both types.

Some airlines put 200hr cadets in the right seat of...
Forum: Middle East
15th Nov 2010, 04:44
Replies: 5
Views: 2,975
Posted By inciter

“All GCC airline will be forced to take DEC...

“All GCC airline will be forced to take DEC within a year time”

Pilot shortage looming, maybe but we are not talking about a couple of new start ups here.

Emirates and Etihad would have around...
Forum: Middle East
14th Nov 2010, 17:55
Replies: 67
Views: 15,912
Posted By inciter

Turk, I just can’t help myself, so one more...

Turk,

I just can’t help myself, so one more time for the dummies!

The helicopter example has gone right over your head. WTF is “PURE ZERO”?

I said an indicated IAS of 0.

Let’s just use...
Forum: Middle East
13th Nov 2010, 12:21
Replies: 67
Views: 15,912
Posted By inciter

Turk, I ll try one more time. Example...

Turk,

I ll try one more time.

Example 2.

Two helicopters are Indicating 0 IAS and there is a 100kt wind. GS = 100kts, Closure rate 0kts.

Using the old
EK = (1/2)mv2
Forum: Middle East
12th Nov 2010, 04:56
Replies: 67
Views: 15,912
Posted By inciter

TurkPilot, Impact does have to do with...

TurkPilot,

Impact does have to do with kinetic energy but GS is only relevant if you are impacting the ground.

I ‘ll give you an easy example so you could understand it.

Two aircraft are...
Forum: Middle East
26th Oct 2010, 08:06
Replies: 4
Views: 3,321
Posted By inciter

When Etihad started a few years back they were...

When Etihad started a few years back they were paying a bit over half of what they are paying now (which is not that much anyway).

So, it is not like they attracted the “cream” to set up their...
Forum: Middle East
24th Oct 2010, 10:43
Replies: 67
Views: 15,912
Posted By inciter

Deliberate and unjustified SOP violations should...

Deliberate and unjustified SOP violations should not be condoned. If his ass was on fire and had to get the thing down in a hurry I don’t think anyone would have complained.

Do not try and tell us...
Forum: Middle East
7th Aug 2010, 13:48
Replies: 75
Views: 20,147
Posted By inciter

Most people would accept starting or getting...

Most people would accept starting or getting upgraded on the A320 provided there is a clear-cut career progression policy, eg. two years on type then bid for whatever they want.

What people would...
Forum: Middle East
6th Aug 2010, 17:34
Replies: 75
Views: 20,147
Posted By inciter

They do not even have to go as far as saying all...

They do not even have to go as far as saying all new commands are on the A320.

K.I.S.S. is the answer. All they need is transparency and a seniority list.

All commands are advertised / awarded...
Forum: Middle East
19th Jul 2010, 13:19
Replies: 24
Views: 5,783
Posted By inciter

Should have been Mixed Fleet Flying. What...

Should have been Mixed Fleet Flying.

What The [email protected]^#.
Forum: Middle East
15th May 2010, 04:02
Replies: 13
Views: 2,705
Posted By inciter

Do not pay to fly. Try Tiger, Jetstar,...

Do not pay to fly.

Try Tiger, Jetstar, Kingfisher etc. Plenty of Chinese and Indian outfits to go for.
Up until a few years ago Dragonair, which together with Cathay are probably the highest...
21st Jul 2009, 17:04
Replies: 44
Views: 7,278
Posted By inciter

Typical Chinese ATC clearance: "delay...

Typical Chinese ATC clearance: "delay undetermined due flow control". If there was any flow control you would get a departure slot or ETD.

"you wait till all of the jigsaw puzzle pieces are in...
Forum: Freight Dogs
9th Mar 2008, 05:20
Replies: 74
Views: 28,705
Posted By inciter

Since when has operating an aircraft competently...

Since when has operating an aircraft competently well within its approved operating limits has become a risk?
4th Mar 2008, 16:15
Replies: 11
Views: 2,294
Posted By inciter

Formal training, Yes, by the KA training dept....

Formal training, Yes, by the KA training dept. The blind leading the blind!

What required standard? Very difficult to have Standards when TIREs are allowed to make up whatever scenarios they feel...
Forum: Tech Log
2nd Mar 2008, 02:31
Replies: 504
Views: 214,487
Posted By inciter

A Pilot's perspective. 10/10 for Airbus...

A Pilot's perspective.

10/10 for Airbus because a bit of competition is always a good thing. By keeping Boeing on their toes the aviation world can now benefit from the development of the 777,...
Forum: Tech Log
25th Feb 2008, 05:02
Replies: 123
Views: 52,833
Posted By inciter

As pilots we use a combination of factors to...

As pilots we use a combination of factors to ensure the aircraft is on the correct approach path. Some of these include thrust setting vs rate of descent, three x height, GS, DME, position of rwy...
28th Jan 2008, 06:38
Replies: 41
Views: 7,033
Posted By inciter

Let's not get carried away by placing Hong Kong...

Let's not get carried away by placing Hong Kong in the same league as the airports mentioned above.

In terms of pax numbers it is ranked 14th in the world, and more importantly in terms of...
10th Sep 2007, 03:34
Replies: 214
Views: 58,775
Posted By inciter

It's EU citizenship that is required to work out...

It's EU citizenship that is required to work out of MAN. Any European (EU) passport holder can be legally based in Man.

Cathay has recently sacked at least one after finding out they had lied...
Forum: Middle East
9th Sep 2007, 13:03
Replies: 41
Views: 6,383
Posted By inciter

There are challenging airports and conditions in...

There are challenging airports and conditions in all continents. The objective remains the same. Do your homework, be prepared and fly safely from A to B without hitting anything on the way, that's...
Forum: Middle East
9th Sep 2007, 11:24
Replies: 41
Views: 6,383
Posted By inciter

helen-damnation I assume we are talking...

helen-damnation

I assume we are talking about experienced commanders. As professionals I am sure that prior to taking command of their jet they would be adequately prepared. Most of the info...
Forum: Middle East
9th Sep 2007, 08:46
Replies: 41
Views: 6,383
Posted By inciter

"senior f/os who will "hold your hand" F---...

"senior f/os who will "hold your hand"

F--- off .

No half decent driver with 6000+ hours and 2000+ command on any jet needs their hand held.

There can't be too many senior fo s in...
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