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27th Oct 2014, 23:50
Replies: 38
Views: 7,664
Posted By BreakNeckSpeed

Maybe a shewee (http://shewee.com.au)? I...

Maybe a shewee (http://shewee.com.au)?

I recall a former colleague having a well presented young lady passenger make the most of the esky in the back of a 310 - couldn't hold it any longer it...
17th Jul 2014, 07:31
Replies: 60
Views: 8,954
Posted By BreakNeckSpeed

% Slope?? You mean the standard "she slopes...

% Slope??

You mean the standard "she slopes down to the west" isn't standard terminology!?! :\
29th Jun 2014, 20:00
Replies: 27
Views: 6,176
Posted By BreakNeckSpeed

To complete the statement... ... where the...

To complete the statement...
... where the same ticket previously would have cost $400...


Are you telling me that with constant increased demand for the service since its inception, that cost...
3rd Apr 2014, 08:13
Replies: 451
Views: 108,036
Posted By BreakNeckSpeed

Better they linger around QLink than GA!! If...

Better they linger around QLink than GA!! If recent candidates are anything to go by, keep them the hell away from (me, and) single pilot ops! :eek:

Besides, surely wearing one of those QLink hats...
30th Mar 2014, 22:20
Replies: 29
Views: 9,168
Posted By BreakNeckSpeed

Have any details emerged as to the cause of this...

Have any details emerged as to the cause of this event?
22nd Feb 2014, 22:55
Replies: 7
Views: 3,248
Posted By BreakNeckSpeed

Twin engine is a bit of a stretch... its all in...

Twin engine is a bit of a stretch... its all in the name - BAe 146: performs like a single, has four engines, needs six! :}
6th Jan 2014, 20:53
Replies: 640
Views: 472,760
Posted By BreakNeckSpeed

Not always?!? Unless things have changed...

Not always?!?

Unless things have changed significantly, in my experience, not at all unless at a home base between the hours of 7am and 4pm (which is the time you hear the tires screeching out the...
1st Jan 2014, 22:19
Replies: 34
Views: 7,898
Posted By BreakNeckSpeed

What are you all saying?! That the article in the...

What are you all saying?! That the article in the local rag about the 4 seat single engine Cessna 747 turbo shuttle with 4000 passengers traveling non stop from Sydney to Dubai wasn't true!?!

To...
18th Dec 2013, 20:46
Replies: 25
Views: 7,805
Posted By BreakNeckSpeed

I think most in the industry know the "safety...

I think most in the industry know the "safety record" thing is a farce, but its amazing how one can manipulate statistics to serve one's purpose...

That they have managed to use this as a fairly...
11th Dec 2013, 17:06
Replies: 14
Views: 5,630
Posted By BreakNeckSpeed

I recall a mentor of mine telling me that all...

I recall a mentor of mine telling me that all confusion with the different types of AI could be avoided by the application of an appropriate internal scan of the AI - something I had never heard of...
26th Sep 2013, 09:40
Replies: 16
Views: 4,702
Posted By BreakNeckSpeed

I'd imagine you mean a scenario like this one...

I'd imagine you mean a scenario like this one Anthill...:ouch:

http://www.kevinwebb22.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/04/orville-smith-marines-best-buy-police-report.jpg
28th Aug 2013, 21:42
Replies: 23
Views: 3,890
Posted By BreakNeckSpeed

Or in the case of at least one former Top End...

Or in the case of at least one former Top End operator, using the additional cash flow to reduce their hire-out rates and undercutting the @#$% out of their competitors. Great way to ensure you win a...
29th Jul 2013, 22:15
Replies: 8
Views: 2,686
Posted By BreakNeckSpeed

I tend to agree with a few of aeromatt's...

I tend to agree with a few of aeromatt's comments...
It's not going to be cheap, whichever route you take (save for military).

Uni degrees really don't help except for "giving you something to...
26th Jul 2013, 03:13
Replies: 140
Views: 22,083
Posted By BreakNeckSpeed

Mach: Couldn't agree more, but this again comes...

Mach: Couldn't agree more, but this again comes back to the fact that the guys teaching have (in many cases) never been exposed to such scenarios themselves. How can one hope to teach a skill they...
9th Jul 2013, 23:01
Replies: 71
Views: 22,398
Posted By BreakNeckSpeed

Landing with a tailwind?!

Although I still don't agree with the blind acceptance of a tailwind, at least for the turbo props they have beta range/reverse to assist with stopping if required (and reverse parking if you swing...
7th Jul 2013, 04:08
Replies: 8
Views: 5,909
Posted By BreakNeckSpeed

Question Arafura Aviation

Seen in the NT News today: "New Airline Set For Take Off"
With AV8, Barrier, Direct Air all falling by the wayside in recent times, Hardy's recent challenges with CAsA (but they seem to be across...
5th Mar 2013, 23:46
Replies: 9
Views: 2,082
Posted By BreakNeckSpeed

It must be the water...

http://static.fjcdn.com/pictures/Water+facts.+scary+tags_d99f98_4045854.jpg
You can never be too careful!
29th Jan 2013, 21:31
Replies: 53
Views: 5,273
Posted By BreakNeckSpeed

...and the instructor's command column!

...and the instructor's command column!
20th Jan 2013, 20:31
Replies: 77
Views: 8,979
Posted By BreakNeckSpeed

MakeItHappenCaptain: Hear Hear! The...

MakeItHappenCaptain:


Hear Hear!

The notion of a fresh CPL holder obtaining an instructors rating to "get hours up" needs to be quashed! Boost the minimum requirements (not just hours, but...
7th Dec 2012, 11:04
Replies: 102
Views: 40,857
Posted By BreakNeckSpeed

Hardy's Aviation Grounded?

Word is that Hardy's are not even allowed to fly VFR now...

Do I take this to mean that they are completely grounded?

:eek: What is CASA up to?!
6th Dec 2012, 19:03
Replies: 42
Views: 13,315
Posted By BreakNeckSpeed

Are you for real?!?!:ugh: If Hardys is such...

Are you for real?!?!:ugh:

If Hardys is such a hot topic of discussion, why not start your own thread?



Any update on what's happening with DirectAir?
2nd Dec 2012, 11:23
Replies: 24
Views: 4,238
Posted By BreakNeckSpeed

Question Overlay approaches in Oz?

I was of the understanding overlay approaches were not permitted in Australia (strictly speaking...):confused:
2nd Dec 2012, 00:49
Replies: 312
Views: 132,126
Posted By BreakNeckSpeed

From CASA website: Now I understand......

From CASA website:



Now I understand...

I assume they will sort it all out in the short term.
1st Dec 2012, 19:48
Replies: 312
Views: 132,126
Posted By BreakNeckSpeed

I understood that to be the intent, ATPL subjects...

I understood that to be the intent, ATPL subjects required too, so why the VFR metros? Kinda defeats the purpose doesn't it? :confused:
1st Dec 2012, 05:10
Replies: 312
Views: 132,126
Posted By BreakNeckSpeed

Question What's going on in Darwin?!

Word is that Direct Air is in strife and that Hardys have had a change of policy to operate Metros and Conquests VFR. :confused:

A few months ago I was told I needed an instrument rating to fly at...
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