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Forum: Rotorheads
12th Apr 2013, 16:27
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Posted By onesquaremetre

The way this industry polices itself

Great answer. One that confirms the fears of many.
Forum: Rotorheads
12th Apr 2013, 16:01
Replies: 2,913
Views: 898,959
Posted By onesquaremetre

How does a CAA pilot check the performance of the...

How does a CAA pilot check the performance of the aircrewmen? He's a pilot!

Bristow Global Standards = Self-policing. Who will determine that they've adequately replaced the capability of...
Forum: Rotorheads
12th Apr 2013, 10:00
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Views: 898,959
Posted By onesquaremetre

It would do if they had recent and extensive SAR...

It would do if they had recent and extensive SAR experience and were able to check the performance of the aircrewmen.
Forum: Rotorheads
12th Apr 2013, 09:29
Replies: 2,913
Views: 898,959
Posted By onesquaremetre

Another nil return to a simple question that is...

Another nil return to a simple question that is obviously too difficult for some. It looks like they can't, which means that 50% of the aircrew will be operating with no form of external verification...
Forum: Rotorheads
9th Apr 2013, 19:34
Replies: 2,913
Views: 898,959
Posted By onesquaremetre

Thomas Coupling and NRDK. Thank you for...

Thomas Coupling and NRDK.

Thank you for your explanations. It does seem though that through the system you describe, the CAA are trusting that the AOC holder will never fall victim to any...
Forum: Rotorheads
9th Apr 2013, 16:03
Replies: 2,913
Views: 898,959
Posted By onesquaremetre

Thumbs down This thread can be very informative SKD but when...

This thread can be very informative SKD but when the questions get too difficult, the defenders of the Coastguard faith just clam up.



This is not a difficult question to answer but there is...
Forum: Rotorheads
5th Apr 2013, 17:12
Replies: 2,913
Views: 898,959
Posted By onesquaremetre

Once more, do the CAA have sufficiently...

Once more, do the CAA have sufficiently experienced SAR pilots and aircrewmen to fully evaluate the performance of an entire crew?

Recent and extensive experience would be an important...
Forum: Rotorheads
5th Apr 2013, 10:55
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Views: 898,959
Posted By onesquaremetre

Neither the RN of the RAF are private enterprises...

Neither the RN of the RAF are private enterprises taking over a public service that is at present, highly regarded.

When the KPIs that Jim lists are reported back to the Transport Select...
Forum: Rotorheads
5th Apr 2013, 09:31
Replies: 2,913
Views: 898,959
Posted By onesquaremetre

That sir, is self-policing. Did you hear...

That sir, is self-policing.

Did you hear about SSE taking a beating from Ofgem a couple of days ago? This former public, now private service was ripped apart for its selling practices that took...
Forum: Rotorheads
5th Apr 2013, 06:35
Replies: 2,913
Views: 898,959
Posted By onesquaremetre

Thanks Jim Point proven. KPIs certainly do...

Thanks Jim

Point proven. KPIs certainly do not measure the quality of the SAR service provided by individual aircrew.

So what will? As Hummingfrog said, if they haven't done height hold out...
Forum: Rotorheads
4th Apr 2013, 18:16
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Views: 898,959
Posted By onesquaremetre

And the aircrewmen?

And the aircrewmen?
Forum: Rotorheads
4th Apr 2013, 14:12
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Views: 898,959
Posted By onesquaremetre

If aircrew are up to scratch, as we keep being...

If aircrew are up to scratch, as we keep being told they will be, they have nothing to fear from the visit of an external assessor. Teachers didn't vote for Ofsted but it keeps them on their toes and...
Forum: Rotorheads
4th Apr 2013, 11:48
Replies: 2,913
Views: 898,959
Posted By onesquaremetre

Any future audit post-privatisation has to...

Any future audit post-privatisation has to involve ground exams and a number of sorties over a number of days where the operators' professional knowledge and abilities to perform a wide range of SAR...
Forum: Rotorheads
3rd Apr 2013, 15:45
Replies: 2,913
Views: 898,959
Posted By onesquaremetre

Bing You miss the point. A public service,...

Bing

You miss the point. A public service, and a popular and successful one at that, is being replaced by a private one. Directors' bonuses and shareholders' dividends will suddenly become part...
Forum: Rotorheads
3rd Apr 2013, 14:27
Replies: 2,913
Views: 898,959
Posted By onesquaremetre

But who are/will be the external assessors and...

But who are/will be the external assessors and what is their SAR pedigree? We have Ofgem, Ofwat, ofcom etc? Who will form Ofsar? Someone has to be able to report back to the Transport Select...
Forum: Rotorheads
3rd Apr 2013, 13:37
Replies: 2,913
Views: 898,959
Posted By onesquaremetre

But who will be the independent arbiter selected...

But who will be the independent arbiter selected by the DfT to make that judgement? Who will form the team that four years down the line are able to say categorically that there has been no loss of...
Forum: Rotorheads
2nd Apr 2013, 21:11
Replies: 12
Views: 4,758
Posted By onesquaremetre

Unhappy For example ...

For example

http://www.ntsb.gov/doclib/reports/2011/AAR1104.pdf

Ring any bells?
Forum: Rotorheads
1st Apr 2013, 08:02
Replies: 2,913
Views: 898,959
Posted By onesquaremetre

Having a few hundred hours on type flying to oil...

Having a few hundred hours on type flying to oil rigs hardly makes a qualified pilot a SAR captain.



This would be crazy. Why would they ignore the years of experience someone has built up...
Forum: Rotorheads
30th Mar 2013, 09:43
Replies: 2,913
Views: 898,959
Posted By onesquaremetre

600 comments in a right of centre newspaper whose...

600 comments in a right of centre newspaper whose readership are generally well-educated and recognise the benefits that can be found in private sector efficiencies. Yet in this instance, a...
Forum: Rotorheads
30th Mar 2013, 08:44
Replies: 2,913
Views: 898,959
Posted By onesquaremetre

Nearly 600 comments in the Telegraph and not many...

Nearly 600 comments in the Telegraph and not many of them positive. Who said the public didn't care about who was doing the rescuing?

If the Bristows financial officer says that capital...
Forum: Rotorheads
29th Mar 2013, 20:02
Replies: 2,913
Views: 898,959
Posted By onesquaremetre

Nice Margins

Bristow.com Financial News



Nice and cheaply does it.
Forum: Rotorheads
28th Mar 2013, 16:05
Replies: 2,913
Views: 898,959
Posted By onesquaremetre

Even the true blue free marketeers of the...

Even the true blue free marketeers of the Telegraph seem to have figured out what's going on here.

Cartoon - Telegraph (http://www.telegraph.co.uk/comment/cartoon/?cartoon=9956104&cc=9901446)
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27th Mar 2013, 10:19
Replies: 220
Views: 37,558
Posted By onesquaremetre

If it looks like an American, smells like an...

If it looks like an American, smells like an American, is headquartered in America, is run by Americans and is on the American stock exchange, I think it must be American. I'm sure it'll be an...
Forum: Rotorheads
27th Mar 2013, 06:35
Replies: 2,913
Views: 898,959
Posted By onesquaremetre

Thumbs down The Aberdeen heritage matters little. In a land...

The Aberdeen heritage matters little. In a land where the dollar is king and the dollar is increasingly hard to come by, any corporation run by oilmen, lawyers and number crunchers is only likely to...
Forum: Rotorheads
19th Feb 2013, 22:16
Replies: 1,362
Views: 350,382
Posted By onesquaremetre

Screaming nutters?

As uninformed as the masses may be about the subtle detail of Search and Rescue, what they have plenty of experience of is seeing a previously nationalised service or industry falling into private...
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