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30th Sep 2018, 02:52
Replies: 12
Views: 5,087
Posted By Water Wings

Devil A quick digging through the companies register...

A quick digging through the companies register shows the sole director is an 18 year old kitchen hand from Arrowtown who has registered the company to his parents address.

I'd recommend everyone...
21st May 2018, 03:17
Replies: 2
Views: 1,207
Posted By Water Wings

The FAA is actually quite progressive on this...

The FAA is actually quite progressive on this issue from my readings.
https://www.faa.gov/about/office_org/headquarters_offices/avs/offices/aam/ame/guide/app_process/exam_tech/item48/amd/hiv/
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16th Dec 2017, 22:26
Replies: 13
Views: 10,341
Posted By Water Wings

I have some issues with the report. Something has...

I have some issues with the report. Something has obviously happened but the aircraft (from avherald) returned to Auckland at FL330 which would be a pretty darn impressive engine out drift down...
13th Sep 2017, 06:35
Replies: 96
Views: 12,528
Posted By Water Wings

You want a legal take? Have a think for a moment...

You want a legal take? Have a think for a moment about tort law, a duty of care and negligence (assuming you live!):ugh:
27th Jun 2017, 23:11
Replies: 179
Views: 146,185
Posted By Water Wings

Considering JQ sometimes use the Air New Zealand...

Considering JQ sometimes use the Air New Zealand A320 sims in Auckland, that element of any rumour would not stack up.
Forum: Questions
22nd Apr 2017, 03:23
Replies: 22
Views: 4,654
Posted By Water Wings

With the greatest of respect, if this thread is...

With the greatest of respect, if this thread is representative of how you plan to operate an aircraft, I wouldn't be needing to think about what you mention above because you'll have a such a...
5th Mar 2017, 21:20
Replies: 17
Views: 5,723
Posted By Water Wings

If you have flights fully booked a month out, you...

If you have flights fully booked a month out, you need to fire your revenue management team. You will be leaving money on the table and accepting depressed yields.

As an aside, regardless of whose...
Forum: Questions
30th Dec 2016, 23:14
Replies: 12
Views: 12,105
Posted By Water Wings

Seeing as a C1-D Visa requires supporting...

Seeing as a C1-D Visa requires supporting documents from your employer and is specifically annotated with the organisations name, I think you are going to find yourself out of luck trying to do this...
Forum: Tech Log
18th Dec 2016, 02:11
Replies: 23
Views: 7,277
Posted By Water Wings

And I used to do something very similar. I'd run...

And I used to do something very similar. I'd run an OPT calculation with no derate and take note of the V2. Should anything ever happen, I then had a safe V2 speed at hand to accelerate to if desired...
Forum: Tech Log
1st Dec 2016, 00:21
Replies: 19
Views: 4,660
Posted By Water Wings

I too am left scratching my head. The lateral fan...

I too am left scratching my head. The lateral fan starts from the end of the Take-off distance available (at least under our rules). It's fixed; it doesn't vary whether you get airborne halfway down...
21st Sep 2016, 00:45
Replies: 2
Views: 2,520
Posted By Water Wings

Other reports list a single lonesome fire...

Other reports list a single lonesome fire appliance as being dispatched along with some Ambulances.....
24th Aug 2016, 23:24
Replies: 24
Views: 9,992
Posted By Water Wings

Some of the media articles have cleverly cropped...

Some of the media articles have cleverly cropped the photos to make some of them look like they have been taken in flight. Other articles show less edited photos where the aircraft can clearly seen...
17th Jul 2016, 05:59
Replies: 49
Views: 16,199
Posted By Water Wings

You are aware that current entry level pilots at...

You are aware that current entry level pilots at Air New Zealand have in the region of 3000 to 5000 hours and sometimes more than that? With the rate of progression the airline has, probably closer...
19th Jun 2016, 01:22
Replies: 105
Views: 36,371
Posted By Water Wings

And yet they were never deemed to have breached...

And yet they were never deemed to have breached the Commerce Act.

Protecting market share versus predatory pricing......hell of a grey area and there's a reason case law is so limited on it. What...
8th Jun 2016, 14:16
Replies: 10
Views: 2,845
Posted By Water Wings

Much of what you outline are decisions that well...

Much of what you outline are decisions that well and truely predate JQ arriving in the regional market. As for retiring the 500s, you make it sound like there is a scaling back of operations. I'd...
Forum: Tech Log
21st Apr 2016, 01:18
Replies: 82
Views: 21,157
Posted By Water Wings

We often had this at LAX. 24L vs 25R. 95%+ of...

We often had this at LAX. 24L vs 25R. 95%+ of crews would take 24L if it fit even if pushing right up on the numbers.
7th Mar 2016, 20:01
Replies: 4
Views: 1,772
Posted By Water Wings

What does your exposition say? For us,...

What does your exposition say?


For us, yes, we can "clean out" the tempo elements of a forecast in the scenario you describe by carrying extra hold fuel at altitude (varies slightly depending on...
27th Jan 2016, 22:10
Replies: 58
Views: 13,017
Posted By Water Wings

Ummm......Palmy was never in any danger of losing...

Ummm......Palmy was never in any danger of losing services from Auckland and Christchurch, the opposite has been the case for a longtime with increasing frequencies and upgauging over the past few...
13th Jul 2015, 09:13
Replies: 14
Views: 4,405
Posted By Water Wings

I hate to tell you mate, but the average public...

I hate to tell you mate, but the average public do not follow route announcements let alone industry discussion of what is possible in the future. Joe Bloggs books based on what his travel agent or...
23rd May 2015, 03:48
Replies: 57
Views: 14,244
Posted By Water Wings

Upon reading this, several hundred pilots and...

Upon reading this, several hundred pilots and aviation industry workers in New Zealand and Australia fell off their chairs laughing in disbelief that someone not only thinks Kiwi Regional Airlines...
21st May 2015, 19:44
Replies: 28
Views: 6,848
Posted By Water Wings

Two words: Confirmation bias.

Two words: Confirmation bias.
4th May 2015, 01:37
Replies: 105
Views: 36,371
Posted By Water Wings

Indeed. Going to have to offer some decent $$ to...

Indeed. Going to have to offer some decent $$ to attract people with those sort of requirements.
After kiwis in Aussie who meet those requirements I think. Have to be pretty certain of your decision...
3rd May 2015, 00:18
Replies: 276
Views: 170,781
Posted By Water Wings

They're not doing all their hiring for the next...

They're not doing all their hiring for the next three years now.


Yes, without a doubt some of the positions this year are due to the expansion you outline but turnover is a lot higher than it...
19th Apr 2015, 02:45
Replies: 19
Views: 7,624
Posted By Water Wings

Not it is not available only in an emergency! ...

Not it is not available only in an emergency!


Ohakea has been used since 1995 by Air New Zealand as an alternate and later by other airlines too. It's the whole reason Ohakea got/maintains Part...
13th Apr 2015, 00:17
Replies: 105
Views: 36,371
Posted By Water Wings

You've never visited a New Zealand airport have...

You've never visited a New Zealand airport have you.....

No security screening for turboprops at ANY New Zealand airport.
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