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24th Sep 2022, 16:10
Replies: 100
Views: 13,269
Posted By fokker1000

Truck driving isn't percieved the be a glam job....

Truck driving isn't percieved the be a glam job. Airline flying is. But it isn't. T&Cs are now pretty crap for someone who may well have borrowed or begged 120K to get a licence. And there is no...
3rd Sep 2022, 19:21
Replies: 32
Views: 9,368
Posted By fokker1000

I'm genuinely flabbergasted how someone could...

I'm genuinely flabbergasted how someone could start up a twin turboprop and fly it if no experience ..

In fact, my gast has never been so flabbered...

Just glad no one got hurt.

In the EU...
20th Aug 2022, 16:37
Replies: 307
Views: 61,229
Posted By fokker1000

Which sources claim? That is to poster 1

Which sources claim? That is to poster 1
31st Jul 2022, 15:57
Replies: 23
Views: 9,736
Posted By fokker1000

I agree with DaveRUK.... what's the bit that...

I agree with DaveRUK.... what's the bit that makes anyone laugh? Certainly no one who is involved in professional aviation, or indeed any form of flying.
13th Jul 2022, 15:49
Replies: 254
Views: 81,243
Posted By fokker1000

8314, Indeed they do. But not always funny...

8314,

Indeed they do. But not always funny sadly. But things NEVER change...... :rolleyes:
13th Jul 2022, 14:37
Replies: 254
Views: 81,243
Posted By fokker1000

Detent. This is multi point mistake, but to...

Detent.

This is multi point mistake, but to say mixed languages isn't a factor is frankly bollox. Haven't read the report, but were the crew on day 5 and on the edge of FTLs? Was the latest METAR...
5th Jul 2022, 15:36
Replies: 54
Views: 25,775
Posted By fokker1000

I'm inclined to say well done to the...

I'm inclined to say well done to the manufacturers.... a hole presents itself to a non pressurised part of the airframe and it's a non event.

A little surprised no pax feedback about sound of a...
26th Jun 2022, 18:21
Replies: 60
Views: 27,831
Posted By fokker1000

Just seen that post from Havick.. First time...

Just seen that post from Havick..

First time I landed at ORD. Night time, raining and when we switched to ground it was so congested (taxiways) we were advised "If you can see a way through, go...
26th Jun 2022, 18:11
Replies: 60
Views: 27,831
Posted By fokker1000

I have operated into quite a few busy US airports...

I have operated into quite a few busy US airports over the years. They can be chaotic to say the least. And I have heard more than patronising RT to non English [first language] speaking crew.
...
19th Jun 2022, 16:32
Replies: 173
Views: 33,075
Posted By fokker1000

Is this forum for real?

Is this forum for real?
22nd May 2022, 17:53
Replies: 35
Views: 9,517
Posted By fokker1000

People who have very expensive properties in West...

People who have very expensive properties in West London complain about jet noise, yet they did knew about that little airport called Heathrow when they moved in...... And seem to like to fly to get...
22nd May 2022, 17:41
Replies: 13,784
Views: 621,410
Posted By fokker1000

Large bunch of old sad gits here.. I'm sure you...

Large bunch of old sad gits here.. I'm sure you really think you're amusing.

Maybe in The Mess 20 years ago... Maybe. probably not.
8th May 2022, 22:24
5th May 2022, 16:08
Replies: 146
Views: 30,964
Posted By fokker1000

Maybe the comms should have started with People. ...

Maybe the comms should have started with People.
I can see both points of view here. In the big scheme of things here, who cares.

Good night.

FK10
5th Jan 2022, 10:18
Replies: 43
Views: 13,370
Posted By fokker1000

If you have operated at CAI you will have needed...

If you have operated at CAI you will have needed to use hill starts on some taxyways. I'm not joking!
27th Dec 2020, 15:20
Replies: 156
Views: 109,184
Posted By fokker1000

Haven't read this entire thread, so forgive my...

Haven't read this entire thread, so forgive my possibly naive comment.

Airbus are built in a part of the world which is very regulated, and many of it's governments are centre left... So if a...
25th Dec 2020, 14:49
Replies: 0
Views: 697
Posted By fokker1000

Mono scope possible scam!

Hi there,

Three weeks ago I responded to an advertisement on prune regarding a monoscope. Buy two, get second half price etc etc.

Thought they would make different type of present for the...
23rd Jun 2020, 20:25
Replies: 63
Views: 31,268
Posted By fokker1000

Now come on children, play nicely. Just think of...

Now come on children, play nicely. Just think of your index linked pensions....
Now run along with you calculators.
13th Mar 2020, 23:13
Replies: 5
Views: 6,579
Posted By fokker1000

If you don't know.... [about the airline]

Ladies and Gents,

Comments about airlines that you don't work for, or know anything about.....

Please don't speculate or make comments about... some good friends of mine do fly for them, and...
6th Mar 2020, 19:32
Replies: 37
Views: 28,563
Posted By fokker1000

And so? What"s you point?

And so? What"s you point?
5th Mar 2020, 18:13
Replies: 16
Views: 13,950
Posted By fokker1000

PS. The vast majority of go arounds I've...

PS. The vast majority of go arounds I've witnessed, or performed myself at LGW have been due to aircraft not starting the take off promptly... as requested by TWR.

We have TCAS, and we have eyes,...
5th Mar 2020, 18:04
Replies: 16
Views: 13,950
Posted By fokker1000

Pot hole? Well that wouldn't surprise me. This is...

Pot hole? Well that wouldn't surprise me. This is the county of Sussex, UK!
Try driving home from LGW.... I'd suggest a Land Rover with rather chunky tyres!!!!!!!!
But I must say to anyone who...
3rd Mar 2020, 23:18
Replies: 43
Views: 16,919
Posted By fokker1000

Starfish, what is your point?

Starfish, what is your point?
9th Feb 2020, 19:44
Replies: 73
Views: 30,242
Posted By fokker1000

I've sat in 200KT jet, but didn't get wet!!!! ...

I've sat in 200KT jet, but didn't get wet!!!!

Wasn't so brilliant on the way out with 185KTS on the nose...
20th Nov 2019, 16:19
Replies: 57
Views: 36,140
Posted By fokker1000

Why don't we do formation take offs/landings too?...

Why don't we do formation take offs/landings too? double runway capacity with immediate effect! Narrow bodies only for now though I'd guess.
2nd Sep 2019, 17:56
Replies: 42
Views: 46,391
Posted By fokker1000

Try KEF for size, not as strong winds, but 50kts...

Try KEF for size, not as strong winds, but 50kts in snow isn't that usual, and we keep operating.... just ;-o
28th Mar 2019, 09:58
Replies: 32
Views: 51,755
Posted By fokker1000

Best of luck to all the Wow air staff. FK10

Best of luck to all the Wow air staff.

FK10
1st Oct 2018, 23:10
Replies: 48
Views: 27,306
Posted By fokker1000

Very sad to hear this news... I wish all the...

Very sad to hear this news...
I wish all the crew, and ops staff a speedy route to a another job with a good long term future.
It was a year ago to the day that we had to get off a jet at LGW...
25th Sep 2018, 18:17
Replies: 22
Views: 6,631
Posted By fokker1000

Maybe they can give it CAT C+ status!!!!!! Thin I...

Maybe they can give it CAT C+ status!!!!!! Thin I might take the Land Rover or a Yak to get there personally.. However, it does look beautifully built.
29th Nov 2017, 16:01
Replies: 14
Views: 15,286
Posted By fokker1000

I have absolutely no doubt that the money people...

I have absolutely no doubt that the money people behind it will not be left short...
'Screw the employees' is what they'll say behind closed doors.
They always do.... But I stand to be corrected.
4th Oct 2017, 10:44
Replies: 4
Views: 3,230
Posted By fokker1000

Many thanks..

Many thanks..
3rd Oct 2017, 18:33
Replies: 4
Views: 3,230
Posted By fokker1000

Aer Lingus bases.

Hi there,

Are Are Lingus flight deck soley based out of DUB?

Many thanks.
Replies: 237
Views: 138,242
Posted By fokker1000

J M, you're quite right. The younger pilots I...

J M, you're quite right. The younger pilots I regularly fly with say these FTLs are crippling! and can't be sustained for decade after decade without a change of career.
Think it might be better to...
30th Jun 2017, 15:40
Replies: 237
Views: 138,242
Posted By fokker1000

When did you last see a management pilot turn up...

When did you last see a management pilot turn up for a Friday night IBZ?
In fact I see the occasional FO or Capt get into the office/auditing side of things pretty damned quick, and what a surprise,...
9th Jan 2017, 16:12
Replies: 125
Views: 71,137
Posted By fokker1000

All credit to the Boeing designers! That amount...

All credit to the Boeing designers! That amount of damage and flies well! Top job!
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