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11th Apr 2015, 15:21
Replies: 26
Views: 6,646
Posted By Sop_Monkey

There are creators and destroyers. Which one do...

There are creators and destroyers. Which one do you think is happier? Who are they comparing the students performance to? Themselves?

Don't they remember when they started learning? Short...
10th Apr 2015, 15:30
Replies: 106
Views: 23,606
Posted By Sop_Monkey

jas24zzk Good post and this about sums it...

jas24zzk

Good post and this about sums it up.

If an outfit cant be assed to respond to an application, when looking for pilots, how are their pilots treated when they aren't wanted.

A...
10th Apr 2015, 10:41
Replies: 106
Views: 23,606
Posted By Sop_Monkey

When an application is rejected, do you people...

When an application is rejected, do you people have the common courtesy to respond to the applicant? If not, why not?
7th Apr 2015, 09:08
Replies: 105
Views: 35,436
Posted By Sop_Monkey

Use of military airfields for civilians.

I don't agree a military airfield should be used for civilian operations, no matter how small and insignificant NZ is in the big picture.

Keep the military separate if at all possible. Mixing the...
Forum: Tech Log
5th Apr 2015, 09:29
Replies: 15
Views: 3,343
Posted By Sop_Monkey

Mechta Good point with the Albatross. Nature...

Mechta

Good point with the Albatross. Nature would see to it the best "design" having the wing where it is. The top of the birds body would be blended in to provide the the extra lift.

As...
Forum: Freight Dogs
4th Apr 2015, 10:33
Replies: 403
Views: 308,599
Posted By Sop_Monkey

Seen the tee shirts. "Happiness is wheels up out...

Seen the tee shirts. "Happiness is wheels up out of Lagos"
2nd Apr 2015, 22:40
Replies: 127
Views: 35,650
Posted By Sop_Monkey

I sympathize with you. Sit tight and i'm sure you...

I sympathize with you. Sit tight and i'm sure you will get your chance. Boom and bust.
2nd Apr 2015, 22:25
Replies: 127
Views: 35,650
Posted By Sop_Monkey

Jet time? Load of rubbish that companies get...

Jet time?

Load of rubbish that companies get excited about "jet time". A jet is a type of power plant, not an aircraft in spite of top gun thinking. Some get excited about wide body time.

A...
24th Mar 2015, 18:48
Replies: 3,530
Views: 4,883,555
Posted By Sop_Monkey

MJSV Stand corrected as there are...

MJSV

Stand corrected as there are exceptions.

I gleaned my knowledge on a ME flag carrier. During the emergency brief by the crew, half the pax weren't listening. The part about turning off...
24th Mar 2015, 18:13
Replies: 3,530
Views: 4,883,555
Posted By Sop_Monkey

Cellphones only work within 4000' above ground...

Cellphones only work within 4000' above ground level.

Anyone who doubts the danger of lack of oxygen and it's creeping effects, should do a session in a decompression chamber. I've witnessed...
23rd Mar 2015, 01:22
Replies: 53
Views: 12,591
Posted By Sop_Monkey

What about the installation of a good old...

What about the installation of a good old fashioned PAR. These can be more or less portable. Designed for the military, so ideal for that location and if the operator is good, and the handling pilot...
22nd Mar 2015, 21:27
Replies: 53
Views: 12,591
Posted By Sop_Monkey

Same thought crossed my mind reading the above....

Same thought crossed my mind reading the above. Any ILS has to be better than a non precision approach.
Forum: Questions
22nd Mar 2015, 17:22
Replies: 7
Views: 3,378
Posted By Sop_Monkey

glf Your G550? Your crew also?

glf

Your G550? Your crew also?
Forum: Questions
22nd Mar 2015, 11:03
Replies: 25
Views: 4,902
Posted By Sop_Monkey

Sometimes I do wonder if cutting the fuel on...

Sometimes I do wonder if cutting the fuel on board to the bone is worth it. You will only need an expensive diversion and not that often, to wipe out any money saved flying around with fuel at...
18th Mar 2015, 20:47
Replies: 11
Views: 10,493
Posted By Sop_Monkey

Yup They go out of their way to obstruct and...

Yup

They go out of their way to obstruct and are very good at it too.
18th Mar 2015, 00:26
Replies: 11
Views: 10,493
Posted By Sop_Monkey

Who would want to work for the flag carrier, of a...

Who would want to work for the flag carrier, of a nation of insane bureaucracy.
16th Mar 2015, 19:23
Replies: 47
Views: 14,602
Posted By Sop_Monkey

CL300. Having your own mechanic to watch...

CL300.

Having your own mechanic to watch over maintenance is essential for all aircraft at any maintenance outfit.

To quote an example, we used get our maintenance done at an outfit in Miami....
Forum: Questions
10th Mar 2015, 21:04
Replies: 46
Views: 7,961
Posted By Sop_Monkey

Of course we have all screwed up, without...

Of course we have all screwed up, without exception. However we were invited to comment on the landing by the thread author. This to my knowledge has been done.

It is an education. As mentioned...
Forum: Questions
10th Mar 2015, 10:45
Replies: 46
Views: 7,961
Posted By Sop_Monkey

skyhigh Yes he is certainly flying the plane...

skyhigh

Yes he is certainly flying the plane but could have done better.

If that r/w was wet the outcome could have been really interesting.
Forum: Questions
7th Mar 2015, 12:34
Replies: 46
Views: 7,961
Posted By Sop_Monkey

Who needs runway markings?? You either put the...

Who needs runway markings?? You either put the thing down ASAP after crossing the R/W threshold or you go around, period. That pilot burnt up far too much concrete, before touch down. If he was...
6th Mar 2015, 01:19
Replies: 6
Views: 3,006
Posted By Sop_Monkey

Did she, or didn't she? If she did, then she'll...

Did she, or didn't she? If she did, then she'll be in demand. If she didn't or doesn't I guess she wont be.:}
19th Feb 2015, 19:13
Replies: 3,924
Views: 3,755,757
Posted By Sop_Monkey

One would think it would be right and proper to...

One would think it would be right and proper to get the report out ASAP so we can all learn from this tragic event. That surely would enhance safety.

Which begs the question, Is safety the...
18th Feb 2015, 06:38
Replies: 21
Views: 6,909
Posted By Sop_Monkey

Did they speak English? If they did, we/you were...

Did they speak English? If they did, we/you were honored. :}
16th Feb 2015, 22:08
Replies: 3,924
Views: 3,755,757
Posted By Sop_Monkey

IcePack I dont think aerobatics a large...

IcePack

I dont think aerobatics a large passenger aircraft would be in the syllabus somehow.

I would think they try and teach the recognition and the best way to recover from usual attitudes,...
15th Feb 2015, 13:01
Replies: 17
Views: 4,334
Posted By Sop_Monkey

Island hold means, you are committed to land at...

Island hold means, you are committed to land at your destination, whether you have 2 hours fuel or 2hrs 45mins. It maybe legal but it doesn't mean to say it's safe.

Bit like the legal minimum fuel...
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