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24th Nov 2021, 03:07
Replies: 35
Views: 19,997
Posted By Koan

gardner This was shocking 「Whilst it...

gardner

This was shocking

「Whilst it was envisaged pilots would only undertake one loop consisting of 5-6 weeks continuous isolation duty, followed by two weeks off. Several pilots are...
18th Nov 2021, 00:04
Replies: 59
Views: 38,241
Posted By Koan

Enough is enough but has the OP quit yet? ...

Enough is enough but has the OP quit yet?

covid-19 is just the thin edge of the wedge.
15th Nov 2021, 03:50
Replies: 2
Views: 1,098
Posted By Koan

With 3x A380 fleet flying exclusively between...

With 3x A380 fleet flying exclusively between Tokyo and Honolulu
it would be impossible to keep a pure A380 cadre landing qualified without many extra sim sessions
12th Sep 2021, 18:49
Replies: 53
Views: 20,423
Posted By Koan

What a great opportunity. I am thinking about...

What a great opportunity. I am thinking about retirement now but if I could go back to outstation base and four days a week or so without commuting I would do it all over again! ATR-42, Began...
Forum: Jet Blast
14th Aug 2021, 10:22
Replies: 301
Views: 37,568
Posted By Koan

Afghanistan - Graveyard of Empires Never...

Afghanistan - Graveyard of Empires

Never should have invaded in the first place but the moment the US appear to start what they promised not to "Nation Building" it was truly doomed.
What has...
29th Jul 2021, 16:28
Replies: 13
Views: 13,311
Posted By Koan

1200firm Well Milton Friedman was dead wrong.

1200firm

Well Milton Friedman was dead wrong.
22nd Jul 2021, 08:26
Replies: 122
Views: 30,698
Posted By Koan

F35 exhaust heat profile has been a problem for...

F35 exhaust heat profile has been a problem for the USN probably burn holes in motorways with major FOD issues.
10th Jul 2021, 10:23
Replies: 23
Views: 10,817
Posted By Koan

The virus is not going away. Can only be managed...

The virus is not going away. Can only be managed like influenza. Pfizer is already talking about a tweaked booster. This is going to be a yearly or or multi month jab
Regions that attempt to stick...
Forum: North America
5th Jun 2021, 18:58
Replies: 21
Views: 5,531
Posted By Koan

Old news JAL invested in same reported 2017 ...

Old news JAL invested in same reported 2017

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-boom-japan-airlines/japan-airlines-invests-10-million-in-supersonic-jet-company-boom-idUSKBN1DZ1N2
Forum: Middle East
24th May 2021, 03:49
Replies: 1,254
Views: 1,130,118
Posted By Koan

The Admiral is doing such a great job he has been...

The Admiral is doing such a great job he has been elevated to Oneworld board chairman

https://onemileatatime.com/qatar-airways-ceo-oneworld-chairman/
23rd May 2021, 20:56
Replies: 99
Views: 51,117
Posted By Koan

Sorry, I just didn't see the downside to...

Sorry, I just didn't see the downside to vaccination with my MD and every public health organization in the world recommending it.
I was not likely to be swayed by FUD on the internet either besides...
23rd May 2021, 20:43
Replies: 99
Views: 51,117
Posted By Koan

Everybody says that. I'm already vaccinated but...

Everybody says that. I'm already vaccinated but it is not just about me. To achieve something that resembles what has been called herd immunity and begin a return to "normal" we need very high rates...
22nd May 2021, 23:53
Replies: 99
Views: 51,117
Posted By Koan

Just get your jabs. A "no brainer".

Just get your jabs. A "no brainer".
Forum: Tech Log
25th Mar 2021, 14:42
Replies: 41
Views: 11,219
Posted By Koan

They took the Boeing slip/skid ball off our 737NG...

They took the Boeing slip/skid ball off our 737NG panels years ago.
There is an indicator under the roll pointer on the PFD when you need it.
Some sim sessions left me sweating and thinking I need...
30th Jan 2021, 10:55
Replies: 21
Views: 5,553
Posted By Koan

Our 737 same as I recall, in the manual. 99...

Our 737 same as I recall, in the manual.
99 percent of time ATC vectors you to LOC
they control the speed you manage flaps to follow.
Forum: Rotorheads
25th Jan 2021, 11:41
Replies: 18
Views: 6,288
Posted By Koan

I was thinking maybe (in the worst case scenario)...

I was thinking maybe (in the worst case scenario) a gear up landing would be more risk than it is worth for a 15nm
flight super VIP flight.
21st Jan 2021, 09:16
Replies: 193
Views: 91,544
Posted By Koan

One trip a month. Rest of time spent in a room...

One trip a month. Rest of time spent in a room are extra days days off.
Just subtract form allotted leave.
How long does one expect to be kept on staff to be paid for no work?
Forum: Rotorheads
21st Jan 2021, 05:28
Replies: 18
Views: 6,288
Posted By Koan

Marine-1 Landing gear

Watched live TV of a flight from White House to ADW yesterday.
Is it normal to leave the gear down for such operations ?
18th Jan 2021, 03:28
Replies: 59
Views: 28,821
Posted By Koan

Talking One perverted dwarf in a white abaya immediately...

One perverted dwarf in a white abaya immediately comes to mind.
16th Jan 2021, 01:41
Replies: 3
Views: 1,068
Posted By Koan

I saw gliders when I took the train to Asahikawa....

I saw gliders when I took the train to Asahikawa. Near Takikawa I think.
10th Nov 2020, 05:59
Replies: 114
Views: 52,577
Posted By Koan

But they did! Vandalising the Star ferry with a...

But they did! Vandalising the Star ferry with a "HKAOA Contract = Career" sticker , when nobody was looking.
Real unity inspiration there. At least they tried.
4th Nov 2020, 23:19
Replies: 23
Views: 10,926
Posted By Koan

Hope all are OK.

Hope all are OK.
30th Oct 2020, 02:55
Replies: 50
Views: 22,530
Posted By Koan

Unless most resign there is no gamble they will...

Unless most resign there is no gamble they will have enough crew as best case scenario traffic in two years will be a fraction of 2019 levels
1st Oct 2020, 03:13
Replies: 43
Views: 62,843
Posted By Koan

I used to dread those days but actually it was...

I used to dread those days but actually it was lot of fun and flying 3 or 4 days a week from an outstation, good schedule
enthusiastic crews a fond memory. The pay was still crap.
Forum: Freight Dogs
2nd May 2020, 10:11
Replies: 3
Views: 2,153
Posted By Koan

Saw this on the internets today. Guess my...

Saw this on the internets today. Guess my question is answered.
Rule changes and other factors shippers can't get stuff out of customs.
...
Forum: Freight Dogs
2nd May 2020, 04:14
Replies: 3
Views: 2,153
Posted By Koan

How bad is the cargo backup from China really?

Im off for two months minimum but our outfit is flying pax aircraft for cargo on a limited basis.
Mostly NRT to USA. When I saw some of the loads coming back (light) I wondered why we bother?
We...
30th Apr 2020, 06:06
Replies: 2
Views: 1,459
Posted By Koan

There will always be some risk. Great idea.

There will always be some risk. Great idea.
25th Apr 2020, 07:42
Replies: 12
Views: 6,656
Posted By Koan

Was told it can be. For US carriers FAA would...

Was told it can be. For US carriers FAA would require 3 in 90 days in both types to be current.
Hard enough to keep crews landing current on widebody fleets so impractical.
22nd Apr 2020, 07:19
Replies: 49
Views: 22,917
Posted By Koan

Danger Scored a pack of 7 at Matsu-Kiyo on Monday. ...

Scored a pack of 7 at Matsu-Kiyo on Monday.
Think I Just walked by when they had opened a carton.
Have not seen any for weeks.
11th Mar 2020, 20:52
Replies: 28
Views: 17,083
Posted By Koan

A330 takes out Gulfstream at VLVT

A Thai Airways A330-300 has nearly ripped the tail off a Gulfstream IV private jet during a taxiing accident in Vientiane, Laos.The accident occurred in darkness on 9 March as the A330 (HS-TEU)...
28th Sep 2018, 02:35
Replies: 248
Views: 124,935
Posted By Koan

Air Niugini overshoot at PTKK (Truk Lagoon)

Breaking story ABC reports pax and crew safe.

Plane overshoots runway in Micronesia and lands in ocean - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)...
31st Jul 2018, 06:12
Replies: 22
Views: 20,350
Posted By Koan

It does not bother me. Still just remains on the...

It does not bother me. Still just remains on the old list of "prohibited" occupations for Aliens.
31st Jul 2018, 04:37
Replies: 82
Views: 19,794
Posted By Koan

So sorry to pollute The Fragrant Harbour but as...

So sorry to pollute The Fragrant Harbour but as an actual previous resident of Oakland my opinion obviously does have "value".
The city has always got an undeserved bad rap, and it is much better...
31st Jul 2018, 01:40
Replies: 82
Views: 19,794
Posted By Koan

I'm not a liberal sir. Have you ever driven...

I'm not a liberal sir.

Have you ever driven up Skyline Blvd? Too rich for my blood
Ever eaten at Baywolf on Peidmont Avenue? (Guess it has been reborn as The Wolf)....
30th Jul 2018, 22:23
Replies: 82
Views: 19,794
Posted By Koan

Read between the lines? Why post this SHOCK...

Read between the lines? Why post this SHOCK VIDEO. Political street violence has nothing to do with night stops and suggests a subtle bigotry.
unsuitable to pprune

CX lays over in much more...
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