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4th Apr 2009, 20:20
Replies: 312
Views: 123,132
Posted By AlexL

I'm still not holding my breath, but if the...

I'm still not holding my breath, but if the various bits of news over the last 6 months has taught us anything about this economic crisis, it is that it is completely unpredictable and very...
Forum: Night Stop
11th Apr 2008, 16:29
Replies: 0
Views: 525
Posted By AlexL

Bishkek (FRU) - Kyrgyzstan

Starting working on a regular service with 2-3-4 day layovers in Bishkek.

Anyone been there? any ideas on anything to do?
I hear there is some good trekking, horse-trekking etc type stuff there,...
Forum: Cabin Crew
28th Mar 2008, 19:39
Replies: 10
Views: 2,853
Posted By AlexL

May I also add my thanks and best wishes to all...

May I also add my thanks and best wishes to all those fine crew I've worked with over the last 18 months.

A finer bunch of people I could not have hoped to work with, the cameraderie in the crew...
5th Nov 2007, 18:38
Replies: 19
Views: 3,831
Posted By AlexL

i beleive the '2 pieces' of hand luggage rule, as...

i beleive the '2 pieces' of hand luggage rule, as applied every where else i've been lately (apart from the UK :rolleyes:) is one piece of 'standard' hand luggage i.e up to a suitcase 55x45x25, and...
21st Oct 2007, 19:16
Replies: 7
Views: 2,709
Posted By AlexL

fine. Then we'll see how the tax office copes...

fine.
Then we'll see how the tax office copes with us all sending in a self assesment form with every cup of coffee, every sandwitch, every meal and service required downroute.
Should piss them off...
Forum: Jet Blast
18th Oct 2007, 13:12
Replies: 36
Views: 3,292
Posted By AlexL

from what I read it's considerably more than...

from what I read it's considerably more than double and shipping is the fastest growing sector by far - not aviation as most of the enviroterrorists insist.
Not buying loads of plastic crap shipped...
12th Oct 2007, 16:16
Replies: 26
Views: 13,251
Posted By AlexL

This type of incident, causing injury would be...

This type of incident, causing injury would be classified as and accident, therefore the AAIB are duty bound to investigate. As with most things in aviation there is a very clear definition of what...
7th Sep 2007, 16:51
Replies: 55
Views: 11,923
Posted By AlexL

For once I actually agree with the EU on this...

For once I actually agree with the EU on this one. Unless anyone can provide compelling evidence that a home made binary liquid bomb is possible (they won't, coz it isn't) then the ban on liquids...
29th Aug 2007, 13:19
Replies: 72
Views: 13,230
Posted By AlexL

13 alpha, that is a VERY selective comparison. ...

13 alpha, that is a VERY selective comparison.
most of these moronic politicians have never been outside of islington, so don't know what the rest of the world is like.
I would love to get the...
29th Aug 2007, 09:10
Replies: 72
Views: 13,230
Posted By AlexL

A4 - couldn't agree more. However Its not...

A4 - couldn't agree more.

However Its not "governments around the world". we are buried in this anti-aviation greenspin, so its hard to realise, but this is ONLY HAPPENING IN THE UK. everywhere...
24th Aug 2007, 06:43
Replies: 13
Views: 2,080
Posted By AlexL

AFAIK in the UK, recreational flight time does...

AFAIK in the UK, recreational flight time does not count towards the 900 hour maximum, am I correct in that assumption?
23rd Aug 2007, 07:59
Replies: 1,107
Views: 179,247
Posted By AlexL

I've got am idea, which may be more worthy of...

I've got am idea, which may be more worthy of lobbying the powers that be about, than trying to get security restrictions relaxed:
If we (grudgingly) accept that unfortunately the current security...
18th Aug 2007, 17:45
Replies: 21
Views: 3,264
Posted By AlexL

don't feed the troll. edit - hehe beat me to...

don't feed the troll.

edit - hehe beat me to it!
Forum: Jet Blast
18th Aug 2007, 16:34
Replies: 117
Views: 12,928
Posted By AlexL

my views are that these are the usual mob of...

my views are that these are the usual mob of 'have-nots' and malcontents.
There is zero data or science to support their hatred of aviation. Even if you subscribe to the man-made-co2-climate-change...
18th Aug 2007, 08:48
Replies: 36
Views: 13,213
Posted By AlexL

I actually did think about that the other day,...

I actually did think about that the other day, prompted by my getting some ATC freq disruption over the alps due to a rogue transmission.
If they do try that, or any other of the stuff they are...
17th Aug 2007, 22:23
Replies: 36
Views: 13,213
Posted By AlexL

have been advised my my employer (LGW based...

have been advised my my employer (LGW based airline) to keep alert for disruption - especially in 'crew areas' - this weekend. Sounds like these a*holes are planning to target crew and airport...
15th Aug 2007, 07:58
Replies: 36
Views: 13,213
Posted By AlexL

its officially lasting 'till sunday. I...

its officially lasting 'till sunday.

I expect some will try and stay on but as they are illegally squating on private land, and given the police and government response thus far, I would expect...
14th Aug 2007, 09:54
Replies: 36
Views: 13,213
Posted By AlexL

i suspect they will all go home one way or...

i suspect they will all go home one way or another on monday ,as they are illegally occupying private land.
The plan for the week (allegedly) is for a week of waffle followed by direct action on...
Forum: Jet Blast
13th Aug 2007, 07:25
Replies: 117
Views: 12,928
Posted By AlexL

there's alot of pseudo science around on this...

there's alot of pseudo science around on this subject, and there is also a modest amount of real science. And one can cherry pick to prove or disproove pretty much any point of view.
Anyway, back to...
Forum: Jet Blast
13th Aug 2007, 07:14
Replies: 117
Views: 12,928
Posted By AlexL

Del Prado The IPCC are also entitled to their...

Del Prado
The IPCC are also entitled to their views, but it should be regognised that they also may be wrong, especially as their funding and continued employment rides on there being a 'problem'...
Forum: Jet Blast
12th Aug 2007, 20:06
Replies: 117
Views: 12,928
Posted By AlexL

I'm not being arrogant. I am just airing my own...

I'm not being arrogant. I am just airing my own experience, I have tried to discuss this issue with some of 'them' before.
In life there is very little right and wrong, only opinion. However most of...
Forum: Jet Blast
12th Aug 2007, 19:23
Replies: 117
Views: 12,928
Posted By AlexL

unfortunately it is impossible to have a reasoned...

unfortunately it is impossible to have a reasoned debate with environmentallists (and the new breed of enviroterrorists) because they think that they have some sort of moral imperative to teach the...
10th Aug 2007, 17:08
Replies: 44
Views: 8,166
Posted By AlexL

I was always taught, that when cleared from an...

I was always taught, that when cleared from an alt to an FL, or vice versa that you reset the altimeter BEFORE starting to climb / descend, to avoid just this sort of problem.
Obviously if the...
9th Aug 2007, 16:25
Replies: 44
Views: 8,166
Posted By AlexL

Mike, I understand what you say about VNAV, but...

Mike, I understand what you say about VNAV, but (correct me If I'm wrong) the mode control panel will always have the cleared level, set in it. the FMC will (i believe) never have a stop altitude in...
5th Aug 2007, 08:13
Replies: 2,761
Views: 600,655
Posted By AlexL

your are still missing hugely important diffence....

your are still missing hugely important diffence.
In the Boeing et al, the thrust matches the lever position - if you do not pull the levers back, then the thrust doesn't come back. Doesn't matter...
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