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8th Feb 2017, 05:40
Replies: 192
Views: 167,223
Posted By Kranky

Haha so funny Boeing. I was sort of thinking the...

Haha so funny Boeing. I was sort of thinking the same. :ok::ok::ok:
16th Jan 2017, 21:50
Replies: 11
Views: 5,526
Posted By Kranky

Framer, generally speaking the tug, towbar and...

Framer, generally speaking the tug, towbar and nose gear should all pretty much be in a straight line down the center line when pushback is complete.
Exceptions to this would be when late...
28th Nov 2016, 06:35
Replies: 413
Views: 200,965
Posted By Kranky

Neville is correct, Adelaide has their...

Neville is correct, Adelaide has their international within the domestic terminal. Cathay A330, Emerates B777, Qatar A350, Tiger B737 and Jetstar A320 all daily. Hope I haven't left any out. Seems to...
21st Nov 2016, 06:34
Replies: 21
Views: 7,452
Posted By Kranky

Gosh I remember when VA, or DJ as they were back...

Gosh I remember when VA, or DJ as they were back then, first started flights into MCY. I was there when the first flight arrived. Loads were good and it wasn't long before flights to MEL came along. ...
19th Nov 2016, 01:30
Replies: 96
Views: 64,214
Posted By Kranky

Looking at the photos and hearing some of the...

Looking at the photos and hearing some of the comments I'd say this a/c was definitely being pushed around a corner.
I'd say the driver got the turn all wrong and ended up stopping the tug almost...
18th Nov 2016, 01:20
Replies: 96
Views: 64,214
Posted By Kranky

I've pushed/towed 100's of a/c. This one's got me...

I've pushed/towed 100's of a/c. This one's got me beat.
I cannot understand how the tow bar managed to get bent. Whether your pushing or towing the steering bypass pin must be in. The shear pins...
16th Aug 2016, 21:44
Replies: 102
Views: 43,115
Posted By Kranky

IsDon, absolutely correct. If a company requires...

IsDon, absolutely correct. If a company requires you to be trained then they should wear the cost.
If you however apply for a position which requires training to a certain level, that then is a...
7th Aug 2016, 22:00
Replies: 58
Views: 27,006
Posted By Kranky

Fathom, you got me. I got your point about...

Fathom, you got me.
I got your point about advertising in the news though. So blatant it's sickening.
7th Aug 2016, 11:30
Replies: 58
Views: 27,006
Posted By Kranky

Capt clearly you don't recognize sarcasm. That...

Capt clearly you don't recognize sarcasm.
That said, if it fell out of the sky into the ocean, that would be newsworthy?
Something happened, it was reported. That's news.
7th Aug 2016, 10:59
Replies: 58
Views: 27,006
Posted By Kranky

Well it's in the news so it must be newsworthy.

Well it's in the news so it must be newsworthy.
27th Jul 2016, 03:19
Replies: 63
Views: 34,491
Posted By Kranky

We would never receive an aircraft onto a...

We would never receive an aircraft onto a pushback bay if we didn't have the capability to push it back. That said, these guys obviously believed they had the proper equipment given the assumed...
6th Jul 2016, 03:14
Replies: 75
Views: 63,419
Posted By Kranky

Didn't say I didn't like flying on the ejet,...

Didn't say I didn't like flying on the ejet, flown on them plenty of times in fact.
I did however, just the other day, fly on a QF 738 and the seats were shockers.

The point of the post was how...
5th Jul 2016, 06:30
Replies: 75
Views: 63,419
Posted By Kranky

Getting back to the ejet. I know and understand...

Getting back to the ejet.
I know and understand that these smaller jet have to be used somewhere but I do find it interesting that they are found operating on sectors that I know for fact, have no...
1st Jul 2016, 03:13
Replies: 66
Views: 60,391
Posted By Kranky

In all fairness the freighters may run tonight as...

In all fairness the freighters may run tonight as tonight is still July 1.

Anything to do with aircraft is usually hurry up and wait.
Who knows............
25th Jun 2016, 13:21
Replies: 39
Views: 8,980
Posted By Kranky

Have I been asleep for years or what. These...

Have I been asleep for years or what.
These battery push backs have been around for at least 7 years I reckon.
These units clap onto the main gear, how about we say in the case of an A320 or a...
31st May 2016, 00:03
Replies: 58
Views: 45,406
Posted By Kranky

A new player joins VA.

Just In: Virgin Australia strikes partnership with China's HNA
Virgin Australia strikes airline deal with China's HNA Aviation - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)...
Forum: Questions
11th May 2016, 13:23
Replies: 14
Views: 4,262
Posted By Kranky

Folding wing tips, this has been on their web...

Folding wing tips, this has been on their web site for ages and its old technology.
A bit slow there, catch up guys.
13th Feb 2016, 02:17
Replies: 192
Views: 167,223
Posted By Kranky

When I was involved with them (back when they...

When I was involved with them (back when they were new) the E Jet seemed like a good idea. The first issue was they just didn't have the legs to do east to west coast non stop and even today the only...
5th Jan 2016, 01:17
Replies: 64
Views: 22,560
Posted By Kranky

Careful what you say.

"Don't you know who I am?"

That reminds me of a true and funny story.
Our staff were once checking in a young, well known Australian lady. The flight was delayed or something and she started...
4th Jan 2016, 20:32
Replies: 64
Views: 22,560
Posted By Kranky

Timely reminder.

The Melbourne incident is a timely reminder for those who supported Crowe in his tantrum against the airline that goods which are considered dangerous by the airline are, surprise, surprise,...
21st Sep 2015, 06:44
Replies: 57
Views: 17,402
Posted By Kranky

QF charter

A few years ago, when the NQ Cowboys made it into the NRL grand final in Sydney, QF dropped a 747 into TSV as a charter to get fans to Sydney. Can't remember if it was a return charter as well,...
9th Sep 2015, 06:20
Replies: 741
Views: 708,008
Posted By Kranky

Cabin baggage

I have been out of the industry for a little while and for me now, as a paying pax, cabin baggage certainly in Australia is of real concern. I'm astounded by the amount and size of bags pax are...
16th Mar 2009, 02:16
Replies: 824
Views: 141,881
Posted By Kranky

Operating stats for January just released.

Maybe that would explain the increase in the share price. Up 20% at time of writing....wish I'd bought at .15c. The shares have been trading in high numbers since opening this morning.
12th Mar 2009, 02:16
Replies: 123
Views: 24,181
Posted By Kranky

Stop knocking.

It's great to see some posters saying positive things about VA.
To quote author Dale Carnegie "Any fool can criticise, condemn and complain, and most fools do".
Whether you like the Virgin brand or...
27th Feb 2009, 22:58
Replies: 3
Views: 1,909
Posted By Kranky

Greedy Bankers

Well said Zoomy!!
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