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11th Apr 2015, 13:57
Replies: 132
Views: 65,476
Posted By A Comfy Chair

Waren9 - JQ used to run a lot of 'tag flights'...

Waren9 - JQ used to run a lot of 'tag flights' around the country. They no longer run nearly as many.

Not long after one of the Senate inquiries, where the issue of tag flights came up, the...
19th Mar 2014, 05:51
Replies: 25
Views: 10,865
Posted By A Comfy Chair

XPT, Have a look around Australia's domestic...

XPT,

Have a look around Australia's domestic airports, and you'll see more JQ A320's parked than you'll see from any other low cost carrier anywhere in the world.

Even Qantas, which is...
5th Mar 2014, 03:23
Replies: 13
Views: 6,352
Posted By A Comfy Chair

Send Jetstar people with A320 endorsements (which...

Send Jetstar people with A320 endorsements (which is a desirable commodity in the contract arena) overseas, make room in J* for Qantas pilots to avoid redundancy and opening up transmission of...
20th Feb 2014, 11:10
Replies: 5,464
Views: 3,549,696
Posted By A Comfy Chair

goodonyamate, It actually fits in very...

goodonyamate,

It actually fits in very nicely with the 65% concept, and the industrial attack that I think we all know is coming. Remember that figure applies to the GROUP, not Red tails.
...
20th Feb 2014, 03:04
Replies: 83
Views: 34,867
Posted By A Comfy Chair

The problem is Ollie Onion that moving cash...

The problem is Ollie Onion that moving cash around the businesses is not illegal. Nor is the way they report QF International's performance individually, but group together the Jetstar enterprises to...
20th Feb 2014, 00:06
Replies: 83
Views: 34,867
Posted By A Comfy Chair

I'm not sure why everyone is getting so worked up...

I'm not sure why everyone is getting so worked up about maintenance issues/heavy landings on the 787's just because they are sitting around. There may be some maintenance issues, but the aircraft...
17th Feb 2014, 22:07
Replies: 5,464
Views: 3,549,696
Posted By A Comfy Chair

CamelSquadron, I have no guilt at all coming...

CamelSquadron,

I have no guilt at all coming to work, knowing that my EBA (or now, Workplace Determination) has provisions that discourage the company from making me redundant. I also have no...
10th Nov 2013, 12:41
Replies: 38
Views: 9,166
Posted By A Comfy Chair

Well, technically, it should be. That is part of...

Well, technically, it should be. That is part of the Jeppesen naming convention for approaches. The preferred approach should be named the Z approach.



In Australia, no, in other parts of the...
7th Nov 2013, 23:05
Replies: 38
Views: 9,166
Posted By A Comfy Chair

Yes Biatch, I imagine he does mean it seriously....

Yes Biatch, I imagine he does mean it seriously. Its a perfectly valid question.

Why? Because in other parts of the world (read most/all of the others), you would be specifically cleared for the Y...
28th Oct 2013, 23:49
Replies: 3
Views: 4,505
Posted By A Comfy Chair

The answer is no they can't - the staff travel...

The answer is no they can't - the staff travel policy indicates penalties including up to termination of employment for breaching conditions.

"An employee may elect to nominate a 'travel...
5th Sep 2013, 01:28
Replies: 9
Views: 9,234
Posted By A Comfy Chair

All part of the grand plan to get the incumbent...

All part of the grand plan to get the incumbent contractor to lower their price?
19th Mar 2013, 12:11
Replies: 92
Views: 14,817
Posted By A Comfy Chair

Actually YPJT that is why I, and I know many of...

Actually YPJT that is why I, and I know many of my colleagues, get infuriated.

It IS the screener who decides what they will and will not allow through. The inconsistency between screeners is...
17th Jan 2013, 21:59
Replies: 133
Views: 27,145
Posted By A Comfy Chair

Very important direction taken by FWA here - and...

Very important direction taken by FWA here - and one workers in most industries can be relieved about.

If FWA had accepted much of Qantas' argument, there would have been a wholesale change in...
Forum: Tech Log
11th Nov 2012, 00:06
Replies: 11
Views: 2,484
Posted By A Comfy Chair

DaveReidUK, Unfortunately this accident has...

DaveReidUK,

Unfortunately this accident has caused a real stink up down here in AUS. There is currently a government (senate) inquiry into the report, and its deficiencies.

The ATSB...
21st Oct 2012, 09:36
Replies: 30
Views: 4,989
Posted By A Comfy Chair

On most types RA's are inhibited by 1000' or so.

On most types RA's are inhibited by 1000' or so.
Forum: Jet Blast
18th Oct 2012, 10:40
Replies: 27
Views: 2,284
Posted By A Comfy Chair

How Green Is Your Internet? | Hungry Beast...

How Green Is Your Internet? | Hungry Beast (http://www.abc.net.au/tv/hungrybeast/stories/how-green-your-internet/index.html)

This was done on Hungry Beast in Aus last year looking at the amount of...
Forum: Jet Blast
26th Sep 2012, 15:33
Replies: 54
Views: 3,025
Posted By A Comfy Chair

Although perhaps a bit annoying Siseman, at least...

Although perhaps a bit annoying Siseman, at least they seem to have used some discretion.

10 people caught, only 3 given infringement notices while 7 were just told off.

Could have been worse!...
Forum: Tech Log
11th Aug 2012, 08:20
Replies: 12
Views: 2,771
Posted By A Comfy Chair

Your turn radius won't change if you keep the...

Your turn radius won't change if you keep the speed back...
6th Aug 2012, 02:52
Replies: 13
Views: 5,184
Posted By A Comfy Chair

Spitfire, Plenty of people from other parts...

Spitfire,

Plenty of people from other parts of Qantas have made the jump into Dispatch.

Yes there are (or at least have been) some pilotey types in there, but the majority are not.

As to...
Forum: ATC Issues
3rd Aug 2012, 22:42
Replies: 3
Views: 3,253
Posted By A Comfy Chair

Geirha75, The approach is an LNAV only...

Geirha75,

The approach is an LNAV only approach (as you can see on the chart), but that does not necessarily mean that VNAV cannot be used to fly it. The difference between LNAV/VNAV and LNAV Only...
Forum: Jet Blast
15th Jun 2012, 10:10
Replies: 5
Views: 910
Posted By A Comfy Chair

Gotta love the commentary - "Oh Bugger". ...

Gotta love the commentary - "Oh Bugger".

Certainly no panic there! :ok:
26th May 2012, 01:47
Replies: 12
Views: 2,643
Posted By A Comfy Chair

ejectx3, Re: the 20kts being low - its actually...

ejectx3, Re: the 20kts being low - its actually higher than the ICAO recommendation of 15kts already. So it could be worse... :E
Forum: Tech Log
21st Nov 2011, 07:05
Replies: 17
Views: 3,191
Posted By A Comfy Chair

There is an MEL for the seat on some aircraft at...

There is an MEL for the seat on some aircraft at least.

Ours states that non-essential functions (such as recline and the lumbar support) can be U/S as long as the seat is acceptable to the flight...
18th Nov 2011, 13:31
Replies: 17
Views: 2,963
Posted By A Comfy Chair

At one major airline at least the Jepp amendments...

At one major airline at least the Jepp amendments are done by a specific technical section who look after ensuring all of the manuals on the aircraft are up to date.
Forum: Tech Log
14th Nov 2011, 23:04
Replies: 23
Views: 3,844
Posted By A Comfy Chair

Agreed that while the books say you cannot do it,...

Agreed that while the books say you cannot do it, at the end of the day the PIC is responsible for the safe disposition of the aircraft.

If the frequency is blocked I would turn final, for the...
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