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15th Jan 2014, 12:02
Replies: 119
Views: 25,140
Posted By Nirak

The aviation industry will be a lot better off...

The aviation industry will be a lot better off without the ex-military psychos thinking they are the rulers of the universe !!
18th Apr 2013, 11:21
Replies: 10
Views: 4,814
Posted By Nirak

Ghost Rider flaunting his pay cheque again.........

Ghost Rider flaunting his pay cheque again...... how boring. :ugh:

Get a life !!

When do we get those BIG "new SAA turn-around strategy plan" announcement details from you? Or are you too...
6th Apr 2013, 15:40
Replies: 87
Views: 24,130
Posted By Nirak

Thumbs down It was the same under white Apartheid rule (SAAF...

It was the same under white Apartheid rule (SAAF jobs for pals, little accountability, white male AA, etc) Just fewer snouts in the trough, so it was less obvious and more sustainable. Ops normal,...
13th Feb 2013, 12:04
Replies: 87
Views: 24,130
Posted By Nirak

Sounds expensive (for the taxpayers) :{ :eek:...

Sounds expensive (for the taxpayers) :{ :eek: :ugh:
10th Feb 2013, 11:54
Replies: 87
Views: 24,130
Posted By Nirak

Ghostrider Enjoy it while it lasts. Looks...

Ghostrider

Enjoy it while it lasts. Looks like you may have to dust your CV for CX though...... :{
11th Nov 2012, 11:59
Replies: 27
Views: 6,949
Posted By Nirak

For me, the militant ex-airforce mentality Check...

For me, the militant ex-airforce mentality Check and Training Captains left me totally disillusioned about the airline industry.

Destroyed my whole flying career, not because I did anything...
Replies: 17
Views: 2,385
Posted By Nirak

I loved my flying until that arogant, militant...

I loved my flying until that arogant, militant and self important ex-airforce check and training captains destroyed my desire to be in a cockpit. Haven't flown for several years ...... most likely...
9th Oct 2012, 00:27
Replies: 87
Views: 24,130
Posted By Nirak

Ghost Rider737 You may have to take a pay...

Ghost Rider737

You may have to take a pay cut or have to go and work for CX :{
3rd Oct 2012, 09:17
Replies: 128
Views: 139,285
Posted By Nirak

Ghost rider 737 You are, as far as I...

Ghost rider 737

You are, as far as I remember, flying at SAA. May I remind you that yesterday you have been, once again, bailed out by the SA taxpayer.

R5 billion to be exact....
Replies: 4
Views: 2,601
Posted By Nirak

Books

tcasdecend

There are some books and publications you can download for free from the FAA (American) website
21st Sep 2012, 14:00
Replies: 43
Views: 9,930
Posted By Nirak

I can't see why these guys are complaining so...

I can't see why these guys are complaining so much. You spend more money on socializing than on food? !!!! Get your priorities right and your finances will look a lot better. :hmm:

You also do...
12th Sep 2012, 07:08
Replies: 2,494
Views: 1,023,754
Posted By Nirak

What made Dragonair decide to go to CTC in NZ in...

What made Dragonair decide to go to CTC in NZ in stead of staying with FTA in Adelaide?
18th Aug 2012, 07:35
Replies: 23
Views: 7,928
Posted By Nirak

The worst position to be in is to be white and...

The worst position to be in is to be white and female

Too female for the whites, not trained in the SAAF (due to white male AA)

Too white for the new South Africa

Double whammy !
29th Jul 2012, 10:20
Replies: 7,603
Views: 3,506,125
Posted By Nirak

I am not defending either the motives or...

I am not defending either the motives or practices of CX. I have never worked at CX either.

I am merely trying to say that the previous generation of pilots had to work their way up from light...
29th Jul 2012, 05:36
Replies: 7,603
Views: 3,506,125
Posted By Nirak

Some food for thought for you guys out there: ...

Some food for thought for you guys out there:

I learned to fly long before cadet schemes came into the aviation world. I was 24 years of age when I started and had to pay for my own flying...
16th Jul 2012, 12:29
Replies: 36
Views: 5,691
Posted By Nirak

Tomrut How did the landings go?

Tomrut

How did the landings go?
15th Jul 2012, 01:45
Replies: 36
Views: 5,691
Posted By Nirak

No, I did not use auto-trim to 'assist the...

No, I did not use auto-trim to 'assist the flare'.

If you read carefully, I am saying that you can not fly the aircraft B737-400) deliberately out of trim above 500 ft AGL and it is also not...
14th Jul 2012, 10:46
Replies: 36
Views: 5,691
Posted By Nirak

When I did my C210 convex I was taught to go...

When I did my C210 convex I was taught to go 'click-click' backwards trim on the electrical trimmer on short final / just before closing the throttle so that I have to keep a slight positive pressure...
14th Jul 2012, 04:52
Replies: 52
Views: 13,771
Posted By Nirak

Why haven't those cadets flown for a few years?...

Why haven't those cadets flown for a few years? Were they inflight relief only pilots?
9th Jul 2012, 02:50
Replies: 25
Views: 9,531
Posted By Nirak

Any info on whether the GFI has left and what...

Any info on whether the GFI has left and what happenend to the previous two CGI's? :confused:
7th Jul 2012, 05:50
Replies: 25
Views: 9,531
Posted By Nirak

What happened to the last two CGI's and the CFI...

What happened to the last two CGI's and the CFI (GC) ?
29th Jun 2012, 10:30
Replies: 27
Views: 7,314
Posted By Nirak

If you read the text next to the picture it says...

If you read the text next to the picture it says that the pulsed laser beam detects the amount of 'backscatter'

Due to the changes in thickness of the cloud (= back scatter pattern) both the...
29th Jun 2012, 08:19
Replies: 27
Views: 7,314
Posted By Nirak

Ceilometers uses a light beam, reflect it against...

Ceilometers uses a light beam, reflect it against the cloud onto a receiver and the cloud height is calculated using trigonometry.

Laser beams are new technology that beams straight up and...
29th Jun 2012, 07:55
Replies: 27
Views: 7,314
Posted By Nirak

ATIS

ATIS is valid for 5nm around the Airport Reference Point. Therefore AGL. Wind direction is in magnetic to correlate to runway directions / RWY in use (ATIS includes which RWY is in use) = if the RWY...
7th Mar 2012, 08:50
Replies: 6
Views: 1,576
Posted By Nirak

Noip So, if I say to you that I differ of...

Noip

So, if I say to you that I differ of your opinion, will you prove me right and start screaming at me too?
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