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15th Jul 2019, 10:23
Replies: 131
Views: 184,478
Posted By Capt Scribble

PA , you have mixed up the loss for the year with...

PA , you have mixed up the loss for the year with the debt. The half-year loss was indeed around £1.5 bn because of the write-down, one could be kind and say most of the loss was not ‘real money’....
9th Jul 2019, 14:50
Replies: 131
Views: 184,478
Posted By Capt Scribble

@Raski, The share price would indicate otherwise....

@Raski, The share price would indicate otherwise. You are correct re the airline, I was referring to the PLC which is now at the level of debt that MYT plc and TCX plc restructured on previous...
7th Jul 2019, 19:14
Replies: 131
Views: 184,478
Posted By Capt Scribble

As the Company is close to bankrupt, it will be a...

As the Company is close to bankrupt, it will be a choice of restructuring or restructuring and the shareholders taking a hit (again). The airline might get off lightly as there will still be all...
Forum: Tech Log
3rd Jul 2019, 10:43
Replies: 21
Views: 4,604
Posted By Capt Scribble

Had a A320 tyre deflate on take off, nothing...

Had a A320 tyre deflate on take off, nothing noticed until after a normal landing the ship was a bit right wing down. Hole in the wing, engine reverser and rubber behind the fan which might have all...
Forum: Tech Log
30th Jun 2019, 08:47
Replies: 4
Views: 1,515
Posted By Capt Scribble

Swept wing military aircraft are very high drag...

Swept wing military aircraft are very high drag in the landing config and it is easy to loose speed over the fence if you are a bit fast. They also tend to be able to stop quickly on military runways...
24th Jun 2019, 07:27
Replies: 7
Views: 4,777
Posted By Capt Scribble

Smartlynx fly the TCX flights on Airbus as a damp...

Smartlynx fly the TCX flights on Airbus as a damp lease from CWL in the summer. I don’t know their T&Cs for pilots but I’m sure they are always looking out for pilots.
Forum: Tech Log
17th Jun 2019, 15:00
Replies: 11
Views: 2,504
Posted By Capt Scribble

In the UK the ANO would probably be used in law,...

In the UK the ANO would probably be used in law, not sure what the max punishments are but they are probably listed somewhere in the document.
Section 2 Para 69 is a bit of a catch-all:...
6th Jun 2019, 15:27
Replies: 108
Views: 50,478
Posted By Capt Scribble

Those last ones can wait until they know what...

Those last ones can wait until they know what logo is going to go on the side. :E
6th Jun 2019, 12:22
Replies: 1,919
Views: 2,374,528
Posted By Capt Scribble

There was very little about the flight, it was...

There was very little about the flight, it was mainly comments by his family and friends and his football career.
Forum: Tech Log
4th Jun 2019, 10:15
Replies: 29
Views: 4,690
Posted By Capt Scribble

Option 1, and depending on the wind, start...

Option 1, and depending on the wind, start reducing at 5nm if you want to guarantee stability at 1000ft.
Forum: ATC Issues
11th May 2019, 10:36
Replies: 10
Views: 2,445
Posted By Capt Scribble

The grey ‘boxes’ on the Lido vertical profile...

The grey ‘boxes’ on the Lido vertical profile shows the minimum descent alt if you wish to dive and drive, so you can descend to 2000 after Rimex. I think most operators use constant descent, so the...
Forum: ATC Issues
26th Apr 2019, 14:51
Replies: 14
Views: 2,489
Posted By Capt Scribble

Dual Nav systems required, I think. I’ve been...

Dual Nav systems required, I think. I’ve been going on T13/16 with one HF for years.
Forum: Questions
25th Apr 2019, 17:45
Replies: 10
Views: 1,024
Posted By Capt Scribble

Our system prints out 2 loadsheets automatically....

Our system prints out 2 loadsheets automatically. Probably, input into the system by the company.
Forum: ATC Issues
22nd Apr 2019, 08:12
Replies: 14
Views: 2,489
Posted By Capt Scribble

NAT, now known as HLA airspace! T16 is VHF on...

NAT, now known as HLA airspace! T16 is VHF on entry then HF going South. Similar North bound, clearance on VHF. Santa Maria has VHF at the boundary but clearance with SM is on HF. I think T16 has...
Forum: Tech Log
17th Apr 2019, 21:38
Replies: 12
Views: 1,682
Posted By Capt Scribble

Sounds like the aircraft landed with a lot of...

Sounds like the aircraft landed with a lot of cold fuel on board. Normally taking on a load of warm fuel will bring up the fuel temp to above the dew point and moisture/ice will not form on the wing....
Forum: Questions
10th Apr 2019, 21:18
Replies: 5
Views: 1,160
Posted By Capt Scribble

Our earliest report this summer is 3am local....

Our earliest report this summer is 3am local. Yesterday, I left home at 15.30 and returned at 0630 L. ‘Charter’ flying uses the aircraft 24 hrs a day.
31st Mar 2019, 19:48
Replies: 406
Views: 218,933
Posted By Capt Scribble

I’m sure we are all familiar with the recovery...

I’m sure we are all familiar with the recovery from an ‘Unusual Position’, an expeditious recovery from somewhere you did not want to be, to a position of safety. Not only taught to all RAF pilots...
30th Mar 2019, 17:52
Replies: 406
Views: 218,933
Posted By Capt Scribble

The fact that the escape manoeuvre had not been...

The fact that the escape manoeuvre had not been practised or demonstrated is yet another red herring. It is not possible for an RAF QFI who taught aerobatics not to know what to do when a vertical...
27th Mar 2019, 10:41
Replies: 406
Views: 218,933
Posted By Capt Scribble

The court of opinion has many thousands of hours...

The court of opinion has many thousands of hours flying high performance aircraft. Jurys can be easily flumoxed by selected technical evidence. Hypoxia, he should have been so lucky to be so high....
24th Mar 2019, 15:17
Replies: 20
Views: 13,575
Posted By Capt Scribble

Surely you meant less fun.

Surely you meant less fun.
14th Mar 2019, 14:07
Replies: 42
Views: 10,954
Posted By Capt Scribble

Its is reported in the press that all marches had...

Its is reported in the press that all marches had been banned until the end of the year. Here is a link, https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bloody_Sunday_(1972)
Some elements of an Irish mob in those...
14th Mar 2019, 13:48
Replies: 42
Views: 10,954
Posted By Capt Scribble

I’m sure that those who were there demonstrating...

I’m sure that those who were there demonstrating illegally will have crystal clear memories and will be backed up by all their allies.
12th Mar 2019, 12:53
Replies: 5,129
Views: 10,179,139
Posted By Capt Scribble

Has Boeing issued any Maintenance or Crew notices...

Has Boeing issued any Maintenance or Crew notices since the Ethiopian accident? If not, what has prompted some countries to ground the Max. Although there is speculation on this site about a similar...
7th Mar 2019, 10:50
Replies: 32
Views: 14,991
Posted By Capt Scribble

I left from the FJ fleet at 41, had a great 22...

I left from the FJ fleet at 41, had a great 22 years so far with one of the charters. I was lucky in that the market was just on the up. Right now, no one is sure what is around the corner and I’m...
5th Mar 2019, 21:43
Replies: 12
Views: 3,701
Posted By Capt Scribble

EASA Rules dictate you arrive at destination with...

EASA Rules dictate you arrive at destination with a minimum of 30 mins fuel at 1500ft plus diversion fuel. Once in the vicinity, you can burn off the diversion fuel. However, airports can close...
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