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16th Sep 2017, 01:40
Replies: 48
Views: 5,806
Posted By tpad

Hey QSK. I have a few of what you are after. PM...

Hey QSK. I have a few of what you are after. PM me if you want pics.
Cheers Tpad
10th Sep 2017, 03:11
Replies: 21
Views: 6,891
Posted By tpad

Hi Baylover. Please check your pm's Cheers Tpad

Hi Baylover. Please check your pm's
Cheers Tpad
Forum: Jet Blast
1st Aug 2017, 00:48
Replies: 223
Views: 28,303
Posted By tpad

I must have seen a different Dunkirk film. I...

I must have seen a different Dunkirk film.

I guess it's good that we're not all the same.

I spent the first half wondering "is this good, or a load of bollocks ?" The second half was just pure...
30th Dec 2016, 05:18
Replies: 6
Views: 6,277
Posted By tpad

Just bringing this back to the top, because I'm...

Just bringing this back to the top, because I'm still looking.
Had Tpad Jnr look via Facebook and Linked In with no success.
Given that this industry would fit ten times on the head of a pin with...
6th Dec 2016, 03:08
Replies: 6
Views: 6,277
Posted By tpad

Cheers Hugo. Just another old PNG airframe...

Cheers Hugo. Just another old PNG airframe driver.
Tu pela wan taim.
Thanks Mate
6th Dec 2016, 01:40
Replies: 6
Views: 6,277
Posted By tpad

Looking for Captain Matt Mc Laughlin

Just finished and thoroughly enjoyed his book, Flying The Knife Edge. I'd like to contact him, but the ebook doesn't have an email address. Sorry, don't do social media.

PM me if you prefer.
...
31st Mar 2015, 04:56
Replies: 66
Views: 14,270
Posted By tpad

Unhappy Thorn Bird said "Have you been to New...

Thorn Bird said

"Have you been to New Zealand recently? Aviation is now their second biggest contributor to GDP, not bad for a country with a population less than Sydney."
...
Forum: Jet Blast
29th Jul 2014, 04:06
Replies: 570
Views: 28,487
Posted By tpad

My Take On it. Let's shift Israel. Apologies...

My Take On it.

Let's shift Israel. Apologies in advance if the math is wrong, but bear with me.

There are roughly six million Jews in Israel. There are roughly six million people in Greater...
13th Jul 2014, 09:09
Replies: 192
Views: 40,922
Posted By tpad

ALPA ....Schmalpa. An organization so erudite...

ALPA ....Schmalpa. An organization so erudite they named their safety award after the guy who hit the hill. 'Nuff said.

Tpad
15th Jan 2014, 05:28
Replies: 16
Views: 4,627
Posted By tpad

Graeme Humprehys

Madhun

Please check your PM's

Thanks

Tpad
Forum: Jet Blast
10th Oct 2013, 03:02
Replies: 38
Views: 3,497
Posted By tpad

Gravity ... The Movie

Hollywood bs aside, I enjoyed the visual spectacle. Shame about the plot, the acting and the technical errors, but as 90 minutes of entertainment, I thought it was quite good.

Certainly an amazing...
Forum: Tech Log
20th Sep 2013, 07:47
Replies: 12
Views: 4,492
Posted By tpad

Given that a simulator is just that : a...

Given that a simulator is just that : a simulator, the next time you are in one I invite you to try the following.

10,000 feet, 250 KIAS, close taps, pull back smoothly to 45 degrees nose up and...
14th Sep 2013, 07:17
Replies: 5
Views: 1,359
Posted By tpad

Need Help Reactivating Oz ATPL

Morning All

Last used Oz ATPL back in '91, for Compass Mk1. Need to get it current. Anybody been through the drama lately? Need to know what is required. Medical ? Law Paper ? TTRM sufficient ?(...
14th Sep 2013, 06:54
Replies: 0
Views: 729
Posted By tpad

Tabibuga, Jimmi Valley PNG

Olgera Wantok

Anybody got a pic of the strip at Tabibuga ? I've had another rush of blood to the head, to get on with the book. Still having the nightmares. Had no idea that post traumatic stress...
5th Feb 2012, 05:19
Replies: 42
Views: 6,010
Posted By tpad

Devil Good grief people !! Time a few of you took...

Good grief people !!

Time a few of you took a chill pill and a spirituous libation of your choice.

Be a real shame if you actually had to " fly " the aeroplane once in a while.

Do I detect a...
Forum: Jet Blast
14th Nov 2011, 02:51
Replies: 47
Views: 4,431
Posted By tpad

Nautical Yarns

My second all-time favourite book after E K Gann's, Fate Is The Hunter would have to be his book Song Of The Sirens. It is more or less to boats what the former is to aviation. A great read, which...
Forum: Jet Blast
20th Jun 2011, 05:14
Replies: 88
Views: 8,589
Posted By tpad

Comic Relief

Sorry for the thread drift

Regards

TPAD

Hydraulics Ö Never My Favourite Subject

Having been kept waiting for the obligatory forty minutes Iím ushered into the Urologistís consulting...
31st May 2011, 04:43
Replies: 20
Views: 19,659
Posted By tpad

Hi DIO You mention an accommodation...

Hi DIO

You mention an accommodation allowance, but on the FlyDubai web-site, no mention is made of this.

Do you know how much it is ?

Is there any initial re-settlement allowance to get you...
16th May 2011, 09:29
Replies: 158
Views: 68,713
Posted By tpad

Was anyone else " King Of The Jungles " ?? ...

Was anyone else " King Of The Jungles " ??

Back in '73/74 I was working for Aerial Tours ( Malarial Spewers ) out of POM
in the loved/hated Broom Broom. We had about 12 of the species at the...
11th May 2011, 10:25
Replies: 38
Views: 6,276
Posted By tpad

Hi Centauras On the red tonight, so taking...

Hi Centauras

On the red tonight, so taking myself a lot less seriously.

However, I still feel mildly aggrieved. For 38 years in the business, I watched the profession go down the tube in almost...
Forum: Tech Log
11th May 2011, 07:33
Replies: 90
Views: 14,253
Posted By tpad

I flew B737-200/300/400/800, B747-400, B777-200, ...

I flew B737-200/300/400/800, B747-400, B777-200,
A300-600R, A310-300
After five years in the Airbus, albeit not a FBW type, when I got out of it for the last time, I never even looked over...
10th May 2011, 09:31
Replies: 38
Views: 6,276
Posted By tpad

Okay, I'll admit that after 23 years on the type,...

Okay, I'll admit that after 23 years on the type, I'm still learning, but is it just me, or is A37575's post deeply offensive to anyone else whose qualified ?

I've done sectors as short as 22...
1st May 2011, 10:15
Replies: 23
Views: 4,827
Posted By tpad

Mainframe, You quote Baswell as correct that...

Mainframe,

You quote Baswell as correct that fuel volume is less when temperatures are high.

I thought it was the other way around. Ex DXB in the A300-600R we used to
" hide " a couple of...
1st May 2011, 09:37
Replies: 35
Views: 5,205
Posted By tpad

Frigatebird, My memory of the ATR42 type...

Frigatebird,

My memory of the ATR42 type rating is a little sketchy on account of all the brain cells we destroyed during an extremely pleasant month in Toulouse. I do remember the French...
1st May 2011, 00:40
Replies: 78
Views: 40,000
Posted By tpad

I agree with your comments TDK Mk2. While...

I agree with your comments TDK Mk2.

While not wishing to initiate thread drift, I would like to see the debate move from " is he guilty or not ?" to the basic question of whether or not NZQN is...
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