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Forum: Cabin Crew
3rd Jun 2022, 12:08
Replies: 2
Views: 1,138
Posted By Beaver man

Interloper in Business Class.

We were spending our kids' inheritance by flying in Business Class, on boarding we found a young lady in one of our seats. I checked our boarding card and we were correct, as I went to query her, the...
16th Jun 2019, 12:28
Replies: 13
Views: 11,125
Posted By Beaver man

A bit off thread for which I apologise;when I was...

A bit off thread for which I apologise;when I was an engineer with Flybe/MAEL, I went for engine ground running and taxiing continuation training on the Q400 in the sim. All's went ok, but the...
26th May 2019, 12:15
Replies: 9
Views: 4,875
Posted By Beaver man

Dick, I had the great pleasure of knowing...

Dick,

I had the great pleasure of knowing Barry when I too was posted to Brunei on Loan Service. As I was a Pongo sergeant aircraft technician on the Bo 105s with No 2 Skn, we only got to mix...
26th Jun 2018, 13:03
Replies: 899
Views: 711,408
Posted By Beaver man

Thanks Matty

Thanks Matty
24th Jun 2018, 13:48
Replies: 899
Views: 711,408
Posted By Beaver man

Ardmore Flying School, NZ

My lad is a teacher in a school in Hanoi and one of his students wants to have a career in commercial flying. He sent an email to the above flying school, but has not received any reply as yet.
...
15th Apr 2015, 21:35
Replies: 13
Views: 2,704
Posted By Beaver man

Starting was no problem, just keep pumping the...

Starting was no problem, just keep pumping the kygas pump. Starting was only a problem when you had to hand-crank it with the handle! Only had to do it a couple of times...thank goodness!
13th Apr 2015, 21:09
Replies: 13
Views: 2,704
Posted By Beaver man

Worked on 820 in NI 1976-78.

Worked on 820 in NI 1976-78.
13th Apr 2014, 20:25
Replies: 86
Views: 13,355
Posted By Beaver man

Never met the chap, but always impressed. Victim...

Never met the chap, but always impressed. Victim of his senior officers' incompetence. Doesn't seem to bear a grudge though, much to his credit. Well done Taff!
16th Feb 2014, 16:49
Replies: 73
Views: 14,616
Posted By Beaver man

Don't know about "dork" Sas, that's an insult to...

Don't know about "dork" Sas, that's an insult to dorks. Pratt springs to mind! Mind you, [email protected] is good, talks a load of sh1t anyway.
16th Feb 2014, 15:50
Replies: 73
Views: 14,616
Posted By Beaver man

As an ex-pongo, far too old for this conflict, I...

As an ex-pongo, far too old for this conflict, I doubt very much if the evacuated guardsmen would give two hoots about whether or not it is correct that the award went to a yank!! No wonder people...
17th Jun 2013, 07:16
Replies: 27
Views: 5,995
Posted By Beaver man

It certainly was unofficial. It was only the NI...

It certainly was unofficial. It was only the NI Flight a/c that were "modded".

You may find that the BATUS a/c was either on its major servicing or had been bent, and a NI a/c was covering for it....
16th Jun 2013, 08:45
Replies: 27
Views: 5,995
Posted By Beaver man

Nothing quite so complicated as different units...

Nothing quite so complicated as different units Airsmiles!

I served with the Beaver Flight in NI from 76 to 78 and was there when the spinners were painted. The OC at the time had managed to take...
25th Jan 2013, 09:52
Replies: 296
Views: 176,723
Posted By Beaver man

...oh yes RJ, don't let's bother to mention the...

...oh yes RJ, don't let's bother to mention the underlings, almost 100 engineers. But there again, who needs engineers anyway eh?
12th Aug 2012, 13:58
Replies: 4
Views: 1,006
Posted By Beaver man

Gnadenburg, we're off to Sandakan in Oct. Any...

Gnadenburg, we're off to Sandakan in Oct. Any info you can give us will be gratefully accepted.
BM
21st Mar 2012, 22:42
Replies: 58
Views: 19,675
Posted By Beaver man

Ooops! Bolleaux!

Ooops! Bolleaux!
10th Jun 2011, 19:04
Replies: 12
Views: 2,573
Posted By Beaver man

Bloody hell, there are some doom and gloom...

Bloody hell, there are some doom and gloom merchants around!! Keep plodding away with the CVs Keng!! I was stuck in the ME on one of those not so brilliant military contracts. A friend showed me an...
8th May 2011, 17:24
Replies: 8
Views: 2,704
Posted By Beaver man

Tri-Services Rugby.

Army 44 v Royal Navy 10...aah loverly!!
1st Jun 2010, 21:29
Replies: 9
Views: 3,059
Posted By Beaver man

Your loss CS, I've flown with them a couple of...

Your loss CS, I've flown with them a couple of times and had no problms at all. In fact, if this is anything to go by, I'd rather fly with them than BA. Mind you, I'd rather fly with almost anyone...
26th Feb 2010, 08:14
Replies: 8
Views: 4,016
Posted By Beaver man

Hope all is well. Happened to be speaking to one...

Hope all is well. Happened to be speaking to one of the crew on Tues night at Birmingham.
28th Feb 2009, 08:10
Replies: 2,015
Views: 670,149
Posted By Beaver man

For the ignorant: The Q400 DOES have deicing...

For the ignorant: The Q400 DOES have deicing boots on the vertical and horizontal stabilisers!! That's the tail by the way!
Forum: Cabin Crew
14th Sep 2008, 05:12
Replies: 2
Views: 1,856
Posted By Beaver man

NZ 38 cabin crew Weds 10th Sept

My better half and I would like to thank the guys and gals who looked after those of us in cattle class on Weds night from LHR to HKG. You did a cracking job, and my good lady, not the best of...
1st Aug 2008, 07:41
Replies: 1,158
Views: 261,376
Posted By Beaver man

GOOD GRIEF!! I hope not!! We've had enough...

GOOD GRIEF!! I hope not!! We've had enough trouble with the gentlepersons of BA Con
26th Jul 2008, 16:40
Replies: 11
Views: 1,195
Posted By Beaver man

Pax, as I once said to my better half, " It's...

Pax, as I once said to my better half, " It's when the props stop going round that's when you worry" !! es, we do suffer from tech delays, but name me an airline that doesn't.
18th Jun 2008, 10:02
Replies: 50
Views: 7,865
Posted By Beaver man

When I first started working on the 146, I was...

When I first started working on the 146, I was told by a very experienced engineer that when starting the apu after a night-stop that it should be allowed to run for a good 20 minutes before...
Forum: Questions
14th May 2008, 15:44
Replies: 32
Views: 5,495
Posted By Beaver man

Congrats Sean! You are already showing some of...

Congrats Sean! You are already showing some of the traits required by coming on here and asking us what we think! Thanks for that. The only thing I would add is, don't be afraid to hold your hand up...
12th Mar 2008, 23:02
Replies: 7
Views: 1,386
Posted By Beaver man

Avioncs Lad, Mike Knowles is the Station...

Avioncs Lad,

Mike Knowles is the Station Engineer at BHD. You should get him on: [email protected]

Any probs then drop me a pm

Good luck.

BM
5th Jan 2008, 07:45
Replies: 28
Views: 20,005
Posted By Beaver man

Aah Snips! I wonder how many of our friends know...

Aah Snips! I wonder how many of our friends know what you mean by FID POWER?! That's what we used when I was on loan service to BAS and had to recover both twotters in the 81/82 season.
26th Sep 2007, 07:43
Replies: 23
Views: 3,260
Posted By Beaver man

Aah...KC!! I love it when you type smutty!!

Aah...KC!! I love it when you type smutty!!
15th Aug 2007, 08:08
Replies: 10
Views: 4,395
Posted By Beaver man

A lesson learnt!!

Not quite in line with the topic but... never, NEVER carry out a water drain check by yourself! Early one winters morning, 0 bloody hell o'clock, on a remote stand, dutifully carrying out the task...
17th Mar 2007, 11:49
Replies: 5
Views: 1,681
Posted By Beaver man

Hedge, you've had some good advice there from the...

Hedge, you've had some good advice there from the others. I don't know about RBA but I was in Brunei 20 years ago, attached on loan service to the Sultan's Air Force. We really did have a fantastic...
Forum: Tech Log
15th Mar 2007, 19:55
Replies: 9
Views: 6,283
Posted By Beaver man

Not knowing the a/c I would tend to agree with Mr...

Not knowing the a/c I would tend to agree with Mr Brown. It certainly happens on the 146 and also the Q400. But at least on the 146 you can transfer it back again, which is quite handy!
15th Mar 2007, 17:23
Replies: 611
Views: 120,710
Posted By Beaver man

Good for you OFB. I'll drink to that! My...

Good for you OFB. I'll drink to that! My round...oops, lost my wallet "again"! Bloody engineers, short arms deep pockets!
14th Mar 2007, 22:46
Replies: 611
Views: 120,710
Posted By Beaver man

Good grief!! Fancy meeting you here OFB!! You've...

Good grief!! Fancy meeting you here OFB!! You've just had a go at me for being an engineer on the Cabin Crew thread, and here you are on here. More to the point OFB, a slightly different angle to...
Forum: Cabin Crew
14th Mar 2007, 22:28
Replies: 330
Views: 42,753
Posted By Beaver man

Thanks Anotherspaceman, nice to hear that it...

Thanks Anotherspaceman, nice to hear that it isn't all moaning and whingeing from our new friends. Good to have you and your like minded colleagues wih us. Now this greasy rag will remove himself...
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