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Forum: Middle East
11th Nov 2019, 18:59
Replies: 105
Views: 171,548
Posted By nolimitholdem

I get spammed with contract jobs on LinkedIn all...

I get spammed with contract jobs on LinkedIn all the time, idly picking through the latest KAL offering it seemed they've reduced the package from 10 days to 9 - is that correct?


[/LIST]I always...
Forum: Middle East
9th Sep 2019, 20:01
Replies: 37
Views: 19,430
Posted By nolimitholdem

Or perhaps he should be asking himself if he...

Or perhaps he should be asking himself if he really wants to spend time locked in a tube with precious babies who think their lot in life at EK is so completely unique in the aviation world that they...
27th Aug 2019, 20:06
Replies: 62
Views: 55,382
Posted By nolimitholdem

I am interested in Easyjet's comment . My AME...

I am interested in Easyjet's comment . My AME must have forgotten this part of the examination last time....and the time before...and the time before[/QUOTE]

I'm pretty sure that all AME's have...
Forum: Middle East
9th Aug 2019, 20:16
Replies: 28
Views: 22,422
Posted By nolimitholdem

Having lived in both the UK and Dubai I'm...

Having lived in both the UK and Dubai I'm genuinely uncertain as to which one you are referring to as half decent and which one the arse end...



You nailed it. After X number of years folks...
18th Jul 2019, 09:47
Replies: 79
Views: 67,634
Posted By nolimitholdem

While I see your point that ATC believing a VFR...

While I see your point that ATC believing a VFR circuit was what the crew wanted is defensible, I have to agree that using the phrase "lap and land" is stupid. Not everyone speaks fluent hillbilly. I...
15th Jul 2019, 20:00
Replies: 48
Views: 30,139
Posted By nolimitholdem

^^^ This. Having done time in that part of...

^^^
This.

Having done time in that part of the world, I would consider this, combined with the usual "lost in translation" factor, by far to be the most likely explanation of the bizarre story.
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6th Jul 2019, 11:26
Replies: 26
Views: 15,360
Posted By nolimitholdem

Not at all Cough, I'm on exactly the same page....

Not at all Cough, I'm on exactly the same page. Although a Norwegian flight number, not much point in examining Norwegian SOP's and fuel jettison procedures on the B787 when the incident occurred...
5th Jul 2019, 15:30
Replies: 26
Views: 15,360
Posted By nolimitholdem

Oh get off your high horse. If we're going to...

Oh get off your high horse. If we're going to ruminate about the technical details of an incident, the company it actually happened at operationally is far more relevant than the logo on the ticket....
5th Jul 2019, 09:49
Replies: 26
Views: 15,360
Posted By nolimitholdem

All of which strongly supports clarifying that it...

All of which strongly supports clarifying that it was a HiFly machine and crew, not a Norwegian one, on an aviation site of all things. Instead of perpetuating the confusion, how about changing the...
Forum: Middle East
26th Jun 2019, 11:47
Replies: 17
Views: 8,252
Posted By nolimitholdem

Oh dear, I incorrectly assumed only an American...

Oh dear, I incorrectly assumed only an American would be grasping enough to suggest that EK is advertising in the US due to having a "crap" product.

So what IS your excuse then? Just bitter? :{
Forum: Middle East
25th Jun 2019, 18:19
Replies: 17
Views: 8,252
Posted By nolimitholdem

Wasn't defending EK at all, was defending logic...

Wasn't defending EK at all, was defending logic and reason. Hate to break it to you but Etihad and Singapore both also have big advertising budgets.

Just thought an American stating that EK is...
Forum: Middle East
22nd Jun 2019, 10:00
Replies: 17
Views: 8,252
Posted By nolimitholdem

By that logic the US majors would have to up...

By that logic the US majors would have to up their advertising budget by about 1000%.

Hate on EK all you want, and yes their product has probably slipped over time with their growth and...
16th Jun 2019, 23:07
Replies: 46
Views: 53,000
Posted By nolimitholdem

Nope, not taxing but you serve my point well -...

Nope, not taxing but you serve my point well - it's just too hard to account for the wing's characteristics in the software? Don't seem to hear many of my AB colleagues with similar complaints, much...
16th Jun 2019, 15:19
Replies: 46
Views: 53,000
Posted By nolimitholdem

Absolutely agree with every point. Especially the...

Absolutely agree with every point. Especially the VNAV. What an absolute joke. I'm completely certain they slapped the B777 software in and called it done. Very dicey when starting descent from above...
Forum: Middle East
13th Jun 2019, 10:46
Replies: 10
Views: 6,130
Posted By nolimitholdem

Isn't API an - insurance scheme - set...

Isn't API an

- insurance scheme

- set up by pilots

- in the Middle East?

I mean really, what could go wrong?
13th Apr 2019, 19:25
Replies: 146
Views: 76,996
Posted By nolimitholdem

I'm not sure why ecto1 bothers. There is more...

I'm not sure why ecto1 bothers. There is more wishful ideology than science being expressed. That becomes obvious when you see attempts to equate battery-powered cars and power tools to airplanes.
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13th Apr 2019, 11:47
Replies: 146
Views: 76,996
Posted By nolimitholdem

I believe this was covered nicely in post 12: ...

I believe this was covered nicely in post 12:



A Tesla is not a commercial vehicle whose purpose is to carry payload for profit. It only has to meet a (fairly small in comparison) payload...
Forum: Middle East
13th Mar 2019, 09:41
Replies: 23
Views: 10,664
Posted By nolimitholdem

Trying to butch up with the repeated references...

Trying to butch up with the repeated references to Boeing isn't fooling anyone, don. Just own it, no one is judging you. :cool:
Forum: Middle East
12th Mar 2019, 23:29
Replies: 23
Views: 10,664
Posted By nolimitholdem

I thought it was nice of don to jump in right...

I thought it was nice of don to jump in right away with a reply so he could contribute his fist-hand experience on such matters. Very generous. :ok:
Forum: Middle East
10th Mar 2019, 22:27
Replies: 24
Views: 11,834
Posted By nolimitholdem

Very well said, Dropp. Huddling behind a...

Very well said, Dropp.

Huddling behind a seniority number clinging to the hope of making it to the pension, and having control over your own financial destiny - as shitty as it may be at times as...
Forum: Middle East
4th Mar 2019, 15:00
Replies: 10
Views: 6,121
Posted By nolimitholdem

And then you complain about people complaining....

And then you complain about people complaining. It's like the circle of life.

But it IS a bit sad that you can't seem to comprehend that imposed leave isn't quite the same thing as leave that was...
Forum: Middle East
15th Jan 2019, 21:44
Replies: 8
Views: 5,349
Posted By nolimitholdem

Stories like this make me smile with faint...

Stories like this make me smile with faint nostalgia. Ahhh...the ME. Like Africa, except with Arabs.

Glad no one was hurt. Good job, Anonymous Crew. No doubt you will be punished for your efforts,...
Forum: Middle East
4th Dec 2018, 15:49
Replies: 854
Views: 750,950
Posted By nolimitholdem

Oh I dunno. Truth be told I had a lot of fun...

Oh I dunno. Truth be told I had a lot of fun waltzing into Al Rostamani and throwing down a big ol' pile of dirtyhams...gansgsta.
...
Forum: Middle East
29th Nov 2018, 19:38
Replies: 20
Views: 4,257
Posted By nolimitholdem

Cool You didn't say what type your're on, but...

You didn't say what type your're on, but Cockpit4U (division of LH flight training) in Berlin does recurrents for some ME pilots for precisely this reason - I did my own B777 renewal there, with...
Forum: Middle East
22nd Nov 2018, 04:26
Replies: 13
Views: 7,009
Posted By nolimitholdem

I think falcon was just asking about a perceived...

I think falcon was just asking about a perceived demographic shift in the pilot hiring at EK, which seems a fair question and observation.

Not that the expat/immigrant debate isn't fascinating.
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