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8th Oct 2020, 14:00
Replies: 16
Views: 4,985
Posted By Gearupandorrf

The Greta effect.

The Greta effect.
17th Sep 2020, 11:46
Replies: 113
Views: 25,552
Posted By Gearupandorrf

Work is only a small part of life in the scheme...

Work is only a small part of life in the scheme of things.

Do whatever you need to do to enjoy life outside of work.

Look at the big picture. The most important things in life are not in the...
11th Sep 2020, 16:03
Replies: 24
Views: 8,372
Posted By Gearupandorrf

Must have been flying without a Medical..

Must have been flying without a Medical..
26th Aug 2020, 15:31
Replies: 21
Views: 6,651
Posted By Gearupandorrf

What will its ETOPS approval be?

What will its ETOPS approval be?
22nd Aug 2020, 07:40
Replies: 52
Views: 7,403
Posted By Gearupandorrf

Some invaluable advice...

Remember....discarded Pizza Boxes are an excellent source of Cheese.
Replies: 9
Views: 1,225
Posted By Gearupandorrf

Some advice...

I'm in Australia and work at a University based flight school delivering Aviation theory, so I couldn't advise on how long it would take under the EASA system.

What I would advise though, is do...
Replies: 3
Views: 645
Posted By Gearupandorrf

Question regarding best rate and best angle of climb.

Hi all,

I understand that Vx results in best climb angle and that this occurs only at the speed at which there is maximum excess thrust.

Likewise, I also understand that Vy results in best...
4th Jul 2019, 15:57
Replies: 87
Views: 38,496
Posted By Gearupandorrf

Things to consider..

Hi Tempo,
A bit more food for thought.

You're also signing up for half a lifetimes worth of shift work. With a young Family, how do you (and also importantly your significant other) feel about...
19th Apr 2019, 11:53
Replies: 827
Views: 618,577
Posted By Gearupandorrf

Swinburne v's RMIT.

I guess we're looking at it from different angles.

I'm coming from the point of view of flight and theory standards, and employability.

Some Students want the two year Associate Degree program...
19th Apr 2019, 11:35
Replies: 827
Views: 618,577
Posted By Gearupandorrf

Bold statement. What's your reasoning?

Care to elaborate on that statement?
RMIT happen to turn out a very high standard- for those that apply themselves.
26th Nov 2018, 01:20
Replies: 1,324
Views: 745,391
Posted By Gearupandorrf

Chairman's Lounge membership at risk??

This article is accessible on The Age website as well, with the option to comment.

I took up the option, and pointed out that issues like saving the weight of pages in an Inflight Magazine are a...
6th May 2018, 12:03
Replies: 4
Views: 2,528
Posted By Gearupandorrf

PPL Theory

Hi Rex,
I teach Theory full time from RPL through to ATPL so I'm well placed to give you some advice on your issue.

Firstly, reading the texts over and over again will be of lessening benefit the...
5th Mar 2018, 09:04
Replies: 159
Views: 46,102
Posted By Gearupandorrf

Wow, talk about an organisation that has a firm...

Wow, talk about an organisation that has a firm grasp on the non- essentials.

Imagine how profitable the business could be if they applied that energy to actually running an Airline!
20th Feb 2018, 07:13
Replies: 154
Views: 59,121
Posted By Gearupandorrf

At least you've been shown the bargaining template for your next EBA negotiations..

Follow their (Management's) example.
They won't sign an order for income producing assets because of "uncertainty" caused by the Pilot body (or whatever the scapegoat is this week). A financially...
4th Feb 2018, 00:19
Replies: 93
Views: 41,142
Posted By Gearupandorrf



Let's not forget all of the American Pilots who found themselves with Ansett and Australian Airlines during and after 1989.
There's a world of difference between acting as a strike...
23rd Jan 2018, 11:38
Replies: 56
Views: 20,207
Posted By Gearupandorrf

Sounds like it's not worth it anymore..

Reading this thread just makes me glad that I got out of commercial Aviation while I did...a long time ago before it had a chance to consume too much of my & my Family's life.

These days I get to...
28th Dec 2017, 12:07
Replies: 3
Views: 2,543
Posted By Gearupandorrf

QantasLink Level 2 Cadetship and age.

Hey guys and girls,

Although it's illegal do discriminate based on age, are there any examples of people being accepted in their early 40's?

I've got a CPL/ MECIR and all the ATPL's done, but...
29th Dec 2014, 05:02
Replies: 21
Views: 9,443
Posted By Gearupandorrf

CX Advanced Entry Cadet- maximum age?

Hi everyone,

Although CX publish a minimum age for the Advanced Entry Cadetship, do they have an upper age limit?

I'm about to turn 41 with just over 300hrs TT, an Australian CPL/ Multi Engine...
29th Oct 2014, 12:01
Replies: 26
Views: 9,367
Posted By Gearupandorrf

1/200 TAA B727-276 Camel Hump livery

Hi Mate,
It's on the board for down the track- no fixed date.

Presently all my cash is being tied up in a few other projects such as:
- 1/200 Qantas B737-800 in the soon- to - be unveiled 1970's...
29th Oct 2014, 11:28
Replies: 26
Views: 9,367
Posted By Gearupandorrf

For Blowie....Model info for you.

Hi Blowie,

Please check your Private Messages for my direct email address.

FYI, I currently stock 1/200 scale Models (mostly solid Diecast Metal- complete with Landing Gear) of:

- TAA Boeing...
27th Oct 2014, 05:09
Replies: 26
Views: 9,367
Posted By Gearupandorrf

Ansett- ANA B727-100 VH-RME Model...

Hey great to see you've got one of those Models!

I happened to commission the production of that Model...

When I'm not working at my main job in the industry, I'm busy running my own small...
1st Dec 2013, 03:55
Replies: 25
Views: 4,564
Posted By Gearupandorrf

Cheers Jay Bo

Mate sorry to hear that it didn't work out for you, but I think you can hold your head high for giving it a go.

You can PM me if you like but I'd be really interested to hear about your...
1st Dec 2013, 01:47
Replies: 25
Views: 4,564
Posted By Gearupandorrf


Mate not having anyone on at all.

In order for me to get a job with my current Employer, I still need to be able to meet their mins re: hours.

I'm not going to be able to get that by staying in...
1st Dec 2013, 00:18
Replies: 25
Views: 4,564
Posted By Gearupandorrf

Personal circumstances.....

Cheers Metro and Wally for your input.

My current personal circumstances are Married ( to a super supportive Wife), no kids and we have our House paid off. We don't owe a cent to anyone. Aside...
30th Nov 2013, 12:10
Replies: 25
Views: 4,564
Posted By Gearupandorrf


Thanks for the advice, much appreciated.

It's something that I'm already working on based on life/ work/ business to date.
Being a more "mature" bloke of 39, I've had experience of this in order...
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