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25th Aug 2018, 11:22
Replies: 81
Views: 17,254
Posted By pig dog

What a wonderful opportunity to show the nation...

What a wonderful opportunity to show the nation how generous the pilot body is and how distasteful their management are for very little cost.

1) Choose a suitable (tax deductible) charity to...
Forum: Tech Log
1st Jun 2018, 12:30
Replies: 55
Views: 4,923
Posted By pig dog

Never flown the Airbus so can’t comment on them,...

Never flown the Airbus so can’t comment on them, however every Boeing that I’ve ever flown has something similar to this in the FCOM Normal Procedures Introduction:

”Normal procedures are done by...
5th May 2018, 04:13
Replies: 22
Views: 7,586
Posted By pig dog

Itís only 22 aircraft parked!!!

22 aircraft parked due crew shortages is still quite an alarming number. In a fleet of around 250 that represents 9% of their flying assets not earning any revenue.
24th Apr 2017, 22:16
Replies: 2,349
Views: 2,171,814
Posted By pig dog

Hey CharlieBrav0, check your pm settings. I just...

Hey CharlieBrav0, check your pm settings. I just tried to send one but it bounced back.
3rd Jan 2016, 08:54
Replies: 315
Views: 217,531
Posted By pig dog

bdcer So are any 737FOs cracking $200k? ...

bdcer So are any 737FOs cracking $200k?

Easily mate. Any 4th year FO flying the roster as published, not chasing any hours should comfortably do it. A good bonus in September certainly helped but...
3rd Jan 2016, 04:31
Replies: 315
Views: 217,531
Posted By pig dog

Pay cut, seriously???

Are you guys for real, yeah sure some of the senior SO's who fly only overtime sectors are making a killing, but the 737 pay scale is nowhere near as bad as it was a decade ago, to the degree that in...
2nd Jun 2015, 05:40
Replies: 716
Views: 274,228
Posted By pig dog

Arrow As a much wiser head told me once, you are not...

As a much wiser head told me once, you are not negotiating from a position of strength when trying to get a new aircraft type, however next ea, when the aircraft is introduced, you are endorsed and...
10th Dec 2014, 07:07
Replies: 61
Views: 14,161
Posted By pig dog

Where has the "18 month pay freeze" mantra come...

Where has the "18 month pay freeze" mantra come from anyway! The original statement from Joyce at the announcement made on February 28th this year was that all open negotiations would include a pay...
23rd Jul 2014, 04:25
Replies: 993
Views: 298,436
Posted By pig dog

A+ Capt Kremin

Top of the class Capt Kremin. I have been thinking along similar lines to yourself for a long while but haven't been able to tie together all of the clues as neatly and succinctly as you just have....
29th Nov 2011, 10:31
Replies: 45
Views: 6,472
Posted By pig dog

Exactly right c.stall. I have been in aviation...

Exactly right c.stall. I have been in aviation since 1992, almost 20 years. Back then, most GA aircraft were old and everyone complained they should be replaced with modern gear but no-one could...
9th Mar 2011, 08:39
Replies: 46
Views: 7,863
Posted By pig dog

Correct rmcdonal, additionally it was dark,...

Correct rmcdonal, additionally it was dark, pissing rain and inexperienced f/o. Very easy to make the same mistake.
23rd Jan 2011, 09:43
Replies: 13
Views: 1,878
Posted By pig dog

Forgive me as I am not au fait with the NZ regs,...

Forgive me as I am not au fait with the NZ regs, however if you are trying to achieve an NG endorsement and an ATPL checkride then why not use the Air NZ classic sim to get a 737 endorsement, have...
22nd Jan 2011, 09:23
Replies: 21
Views: 4,548
Posted By pig dog

If the airline world was logical, AVL would be...

If the airline world was logical, AVL would be used as an alternate, however Lindsay Fox wants a slice of the pie is QF use AVL as an alternate on a regular basis, thus the beancounters would prefer...
17th Jun 2009, 14:03
Replies: 22
Views: 2,711
Posted By pig dog

fair enuff, when the wife asks if that was me i...

fair enuff, when the wife asks if that was me i blame the dog also:E
9th Nov 2008, 01:08
Replies: 26
Views: 4,253
Posted By pig dog

Qantas has already stated that if it is found to...

Qantas has already stated that if it is found to be an aircraft fault they will be passing all claims onto Airbus. As it looks quite certain that it was an air data unit problem I don't think that...
7th Oct 2008, 05:46
Replies: 40
Views: 7,621
Posted By pig dog

This idea was first floated about 8 or nine...

This idea was first floated about 8 or nine months ago and makes a lot of sense.
Boeing have 2 options to compensate customers still waiting for a 787.
Option 1 - Cash compensation
-Costs a...
Forum: Tech Log
3rd Jul 2008, 22:01
Replies: 5
Views: 756
Posted By pig dog

As you said, it is only the V1 and VR that are...

As you said, it is only the V1 and VR that are different, V2 is unchanged.

V1 cannot be lower than Vmcg for obvious reasons, so often, especially at low speeds as shown in your example, V1 is...
10th Apr 2008, 10:32
Replies: 22
Views: 2,329
Posted By pig dog

119.1 Unallocated

If I remember correctly (it has been a long time since I used this freq) 119.1 is the CTAF at SWH as well as a couple of other CTAF's in country Vic. Might want to try another freq.
2nd Mar 2008, 09:33
Replies: 32
Views: 4,775
Posted By pig dog

Why would anyone apply to fly for Qantas?

For a number of years, getting a gig in Qantas was considered by many to be the holy grail of Oz flying, however in the current environment I seriously wonder why newbys would bother going through...
2nd Mar 2008, 09:05
Replies: 27
Views: 4,275
Posted By pig dog

Ball park speeds of 210kts at 10nm/3000' reducing...

Ball park speeds of 210kts at 10nm/3000' reducing to about 180kts at 2000' and Vapp of about 150kts at 1000' is pretty conservative and works nicely without wasting too much fuel by configuring too...
Forum: Jet Blast
22nd Jan 2008, 09:12
Replies: 1,125
Views: 116,180
Posted By pig dog

WAG's fodder

Apologies if this has been discussed already, but I have not had the time to read all posts.

I fly the 737 and on that aircraft a double generator failure looks awfuly like a double engine...
22nd Dec 2007, 09:37
Replies: 14
Views: 3,178
Posted By pig dog

Interviewer question #1: Have you ever been in an...

Interviewer question #1: Have you ever been in an aeroplane before?

Answer: Yes.

Interviewer question #2: Do you have a pulse?

Answer: Yes.

Interviewer: Congratulations and welcome to...
7th Nov 2007, 09:07
Replies: 252
Views: 35,812
Posted By pig dog

WOW!!!

Until now I have just been watching the Rex threads from the sidelines with interest, but the chart on page 6 is just incredible. It shows that almost as many pilots have left between July and...
15th Sep 2007, 11:43
Replies: 33
Views: 3,495
Posted By pig dog

Capt Wally, I am quite aware of radius of turn...

Capt Wally, I am quite aware of radius of turn and manoueverability of large and small aircraft.

Firstly radius of turn depends upon one thing and one thing only and that is airspeed, not size...
14th Sep 2007, 12:23
Replies: 33
Views: 3,495
Posted By pig dog

And what's so different about 5 tonne aeroplanes?...

And what's so different about 5 tonne aeroplanes? Flown plenty of 0.5 tonne aeroplanes and flown 400 tonne aeroplanes, all do pretty much the same thing. If some cowboy drops in in front of you, the...
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