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1st Nov 2021, 10:59
Replies: 36
Views: 11,464
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Neither of which are anything close to Socialist;...

Neither of which are anything close to Socialist; the last tax INCREASE was GST from 12.5% to 15% under National - something they said they wouldn't do.

The current government have adopted a...
1st Nov 2021, 10:51
Replies: 36
Views: 11,464
Posted By Anti Skid On

Am I the "Cashed up boomer living in a gated...

Am I the "Cashed up boomer living in a gated community"?

Yes, I have money, it's tied up in my main residence. Like many Kiwis, I don't have a bach or a portfolio of rentals. If I sold my house,...
30th Oct 2021, 11:21
Replies: 36
Views: 11,464
Posted By Anti Skid On

Gees DingdongClunk you've got the haters all...

Gees DingdongClunk you've got the haters all fired up. For perspective, yes we've been locked down for periods, but no more so than other places. That's resulted in 29 deaths in 18 months, unlike the...
1st Oct 2021, 04:57
Replies: 15
Views: 4,087
Posted By Anti Skid On

Centaurus is one of the best storytellers on...

Centaurus is one of the best storytellers on here; hope they're OK
31st Aug 2021, 04:08
Replies: 472
Views: 252,289
Posted By Anti Skid On

The plan is to get as close to 100% and then open...

The plan is to get as close to 100% and then open the border, accepting only vaccinated people from countries where they have limited spread. That is exactly what we need to do; we cannot cope with a...
31st Aug 2021, 03:24
Replies: 472
Views: 252,289
Posted By Anti Skid On

Daily Mail; sorry not buying that, not a reliable...

Daily Mail; sorry not buying that, not a reliable source.

100% is 100%; we will never get that, as under 12's aren't eligible (yet),plus there will always be those who can't or won't have the jab...
30th Aug 2021, 09:16
Replies: 472
Views: 252,289
Posted By Anti Skid On

You really don't get it do you? They are at 70%...

You really don't get it do you? They are at 70% Vaccination and they are having over 400 deaths per week, Most of the other causes you mention are PREVENTABLE; yes we have policy to reduce tobacco,...
29th Aug 2021, 23:37
Replies: 472
Views: 252,289
Posted By Anti Skid On

Meanwhile in the UK BoJo is saying it's...

Meanwhile in the UK BoJo is saying it's acceptable to have 1000 deaths per week; so you're saying you are happy to have 80 deaths per week? He has said they'll only go back into lockdown when they...
28th Aug 2021, 05:12
Replies: 14
Views: 9,930
Posted By Anti Skid On

That would have made a go-around "interesting". ...

That would have made a go-around "interesting".

I know little about the type or its systems; could this be electircal, thinking if there is a switch on the main gear for spoiler deoplyment and it...
23rd Aug 2021, 07:42
Replies: 11
Views: 8,219
Posted By Anti Skid On

https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2021/aug/22/af...

https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2021/aug/22/afghanistan-evacuations-commercial-airlines-pentagon

It lists the carriers " The administration asked for three planes each from American Airlines,...
19th Aug 2021, 12:18
Replies: 1,268
Views: 225,310
Posted By Anti Skid On

Media reports today suggested that 80% of Air NZ...

Media reports today suggested that 80% of Air NZ crew have had Pfizer x 2 doses, and 82% had at least one. The world would be a shitty place without vaccination, ever seen the pictures of iron lungs...
19th Aug 2021, 11:31
Replies: 61
Views: 10,881
Posted By Anti Skid On

Not quite the same, but the RNZAF P-3 Orions use...

Not quite the same, but the RNZAF P-3 Orions use two engines to increase endurance on patrol
19th Aug 2021, 07:33
Replies: 71
Views: 70,375
Posted By Anti Skid On

And also this...

And also this https://www.airlinerwatch.com/2021/08/sia-no-problems-detected-on-airbus.html

Singapore have 55 with no problems detected
19th Aug 2021, 07:12
Replies: 61
Views: 10,881
Posted By Anti Skid On

The logical solution (and I believe Boeing are...

The logical solution (and I believe Boeing are working on this) is a hybrid. We all know most energy is used during taxi and climb to cruise. Having an APU to generate electricity to power the motors...
16th Aug 2021, 23:31
Replies: 11
Views: 4,700
Posted By Anti Skid On

Would the screwdriver bit be magnetic, and could...

Would the screwdriver bit be magnetic, and could this have been stuck somewhere because of that?
7th Aug 2021, 06:01
Replies: 9,656
Views: 1,585,357
Posted By Anti Skid On

I feel like I have just walked into a QAnon...

I feel like I have just walked into a QAnon group.

Nobody seems to have mentioned long covid and how it has screwed people. Do you really think Australia would be better if they had followed, say,...
7th Aug 2021, 02:53
Replies: 71
Views: 70,375
Posted By Anti Skid On

OK, so there are two threads about what appears...

OK, so there are two threads about what appears to be the same issue

https://www.pprune.org/rumours-news/640962-a350-abnormal-skin-problems.html?highlight=A350+paint

As stated in the other...
19th Jul 2021, 08:27
Replies: 50
Views: 9,951
Posted By Anti Skid On

Find yourself a way of acquiring $$$'s (legally)...

Find yourself a way of acquiring $$$'s (legally) and get to your nearest club; get your PPL; if you do go to Uni, see if they have a Uni flying squad. Be nice to the people at the club. If the...
16th Jul 2021, 05:56
Replies: 129
Views: 51,459
Posted By Anti Skid On

Dorf Can you provide the evidence of the...

Dorf

Can you provide the evidence of the United statement or are you making this up?
14th Jul 2021, 05:43
Replies: 156
Views: 108,811
Posted By Anti Skid On

Capt_Tech Fantasy logbooks are common place,...

Capt_Tech

Fantasy logbooks are common place, but not always easy to spot; a few years ago there was the case of a pilot, Korean Airlines, who passes his initial IR in a twin that was under...
7th Jul 2021, 00:49
Replies: 31
Views: 6,456
Posted By Anti Skid On

Of course there was the recent Emiliano Sala...

Of course there was the recent Emiliano Sala incident in the UK, where Cardiff City FC players agent chartered a single-engined aircraft to return him to Cardiff from France after saying bye to his...
1st Jul 2021, 07:59
Replies: 70
Views: 45,584
Posted By Anti Skid On

They used the same fuselage for everything from...

They used the same fuselage for everything from the 707 through to the 757 (obviously not the 747), but the wing config and/or engine placement were all different; the larger engines on the 757 meant...
1st Jul 2021, 06:56
Replies: 42
Views: 11,493
Posted By Anti Skid On

A mate of mine was SLF in Siberia; on board were...

A mate of mine was SLF in Siberia; on board were chickens, ducks and piglets, not in cages but on the laps of passengers. He was on the 'European' seats (the ones with a belt with a buckle). The...
1st Jul 2021, 06:45
Replies: 70
Views: 45,584
Posted By Anti Skid On

krismiler My simple brain thinks had some...

krismiler

My simple brain thinks had some calculations been done in relation to C of G and balance, the design could have/should have been done so that software was NOT needed to address angle of...
29th Jun 2021, 07:37
Replies: 9,656
Views: 1,585,357
Posted By Anti Skid On

People forget that polio was a killer and is...

People forget that polio was a killer and is virtually gone (and smallpox too)

Re. NZ we went for Pfizer but also had the ability to source AZ; I believe we gave out AZ to Fiji, and NZ has also...
28th Jun 2021, 06:17
Replies: 9,656
Views: 1,585,357
Posted By Anti Skid On

Sorry, you're wrong. With 40 hours you can get a...

Sorry, you're wrong. With 40 hours you can get a PPL; would you let a PPL look after passengers on a commercial aircraft?

50 hospitals = about 500 ICU ventilated beds. Each patient needs one to...
26th Jun 2021, 11:50
Replies: 9,656
Views: 1,585,357
Posted By Anti Skid On

Nothing like being a 'wimp'. This isn't like...

Nothing like being a 'wimp'. This isn't like sending your kids to chickenpox party, this is a disease that kills, that messes up all your health services, costs a lot of money (more than not having...
24th Jun 2021, 07:40
Replies: 401
Views: 168,977
Posted By Anti Skid On

Oh wise one, how many ventilator beds has New...

Oh wise one, how many ventilator beds has New Zealand? Less than 500, If the Delta variant too root without any isolation the health sector would be overwhelmed in a week.We do not want to be like...
24th Jun 2021, 07:33
Replies: 401
Views: 168,977
Posted By Anti Skid On

Queenstown, overpriced, over-rated and full of...

Queenstown, overpriced, over-rated and full of Queenslander's and JAFA's...... (and they haven't got any snow)
20th Jun 2021, 04:06
Replies: 264
Views: 83,461
Posted By Anti Skid On

Just to refocus this thread. A350, single pilot,...

Just to refocus this thread. A350, single pilot, on cruise.

Not - Remove all aircrew, let the computer do all the flight controls. Can we have a little bit of perspective? Yes, it may be the start...
18th Jun 2021, 06:44
Replies: 264
Views: 83,461
Posted By Anti Skid On

Bleve Yes, and that aircraft was climbing...

Bleve

Yes, and that aircraft was climbing out of SIN, not on cruise as per the proposal. Earlier there was mention of Sioux City, where the DC10 was at cruise level. Technology has advanced...
17th Jun 2021, 12:02
Replies: 264
Views: 83,461
Posted By Anti Skid On

It's coming folks, and you aren't going to stop...

It's coming folks, and you aren't going to stop it. Many underground systems are unmanned and work without incident. As someone said earlier Airbus have demonstrated an A350 gate to gate without...
14th Jun 2021, 07:45
Replies: 50
Views: 16,891
Posted By Anti Skid On

The same FAA that allowed Boeing to self inspect...

The same FAA that allowed Boeing to self inspect the Max? That would be like turkey's voting for Christmas
12th Jun 2021, 02:42
Replies: 22
Views: 6,578
Posted By Anti Skid On

You nailed it in your last couple of lines; once...

You nailed it in your last couple of lines; once upon a time it took months to go from one side of the globe to another, now it's hours. If passengers who are carriers can create chaos in previously...
11th Jun 2021, 06:15
Replies: 22
Views: 6,578
Posted By Anti Skid On

What Baldeep Inminj has said is regrettably fact...

What Baldeep Inminj has said is regrettably fact for those in aviation. There will be no magical return to the good old days. Living on a small island isolated from the rest of the world, where we...
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