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Forum: Rotorheads
15th Jul 2019, 08:38
Replies: 3
Views: 865
Posted By Dick Smith

Thanks. I will chase up.

Thanks. I will chase up.
Forum: Rotorheads
15th Jul 2019, 01:16
Replies: 3
Views: 865
Posted By Dick Smith

Lease of a LongRanger in Australia

A friend of mine is interested in renting a LongRanger for about two months so he can fly around Australia. He is a very qualified and experienced helicopter pilot.

I look forward to any advice if...
4th Jun 2019, 23:22
Replies: 20
Views: 4,036
Posted By Dick Smith

I think I donated $160,000 to Airservices to put...

I think I donated $160,000 to Airservices to put in some extra weathercams but didn’t specify the location or price.

I have been assisting other people with weathercams at about $1,000 a go and...
3rd Jun 2019, 04:52
Replies: 104
Views: 41,313
Posted By Dick Smith

I despair regarding Warnervale. An...

I despair regarding Warnervale.

An experienced pilot was recently prevented by smoke from heading towards Maitland and was forced to come back and land at Warnervale. Yes the Council made it clear...
2nd Jun 2019, 05:56
Replies: 50
Views: 9,223
Posted By Dick Smith

Clare. I would need to be certified if I...

Clare. I would need to be certified if I attempted that.

Look at the current thread about a person who gave it a go!
2nd Jun 2019, 04:25
Replies: 50
Views: 9,223
Posted By Dick Smith

Yep. A major difference. The majority of...

Yep. A major difference.

The majority of wealth stays in Australia.

Nulli. -Every person I know would have conflicting views if we used your formula.

My major failure was not to be able to...
2nd Jun 2019, 02:03
Replies: 50
Views: 9,223
Posted By Dick Smith

No conflict at all. Its all about balance. ...

No conflict at all.

Its all about balance.

The Pratt family are heroes of mine because they do a little to redress the imbalance.

When we own some flying schools in China I will make...
2nd Jun 2019, 00:08
Replies: 50
Views: 9,223
Posted By Dick Smith

Wanna. Not sure what you are implying. I sold one...

Wanna. Not sure what you are implying. I sold one company to Woolworths and another to Fairfax.

I am am not opposed to a seller getting the highest price. Just pointing out that most of the...
1st Jun 2019, 11:26
Replies: 50
Views: 9,223
Posted By Dick Smith

I note the Domicile is the British Virgin...

I note the Domicile is the British Virgin Islands.

Seems a a long way away for a Hong Kong company.

No. I am not criticising. Just making a comment.

Sadly the wealth creation goes out out of...
1st Jun 2019, 07:56
Replies: 50
Views: 9,223
Posted By Dick Smith

Are you sure FTA is foreign owned? Who are...

Are you sure FTA is foreign owned?

Who are the primary shareholders?
31st May 2019, 05:49
Replies: 50
Views: 9,223
Posted By Dick Smith

Icarus2001, you seem a bit angry. Is that why you...

Icarus2001, you seem a bit angry. Is that why you post anonymously?

Regarding Aldi being the most profitable, I’m simply repeating a claim which is regularly made in the financial sections of...
31st May 2019, 05:48
Replies: 12
Views: 3,291
Posted By Dick Smith

Traffic. Lots of people in commercial aviation...

Traffic. Lots of people in commercial aviation ask me advice.

I have been on receiving end of commercial aviation because of the aircraft I have owned.

I see no light on the horizon re a...
31st May 2019, 04:06
Replies: 50
Views: 9,223
Posted By Dick Smith

Wizofoz you are totally wrong. I don’t have to...

Wizofoz you are totally wrong. I don’t have to face any “consequences of capitalism”. I’m well off and can afford anything they throw at me. I’m concerned about typical Aussies.

Buckshot1777,...
31st May 2019, 04:03
Replies: 50
Views: 9,223
Posted By Dick Smith

It sounds as if they are making money out of...

It sounds as if they are making money out of training which was my very point. Why can’t an Aussie company do that? See these links:
...
30th May 2019, 07:42
Replies: 50
Views: 9,223
Posted By Dick Smith

Buckshot. Aldi also employ Aussies but they are...

Buckshot. Aldi also employ Aussies but they are Australia’s most profitable supermarket with all the profits going to two highly secretive Germans!

They are the smartest and most ruthless...
30th May 2019, 07:38
Replies: 50
Views: 9,223
Posted By Dick Smith

What then is the $1. 2 billion Lockheed Martin...

What then is the $1. 2 billion Lockheed Martin contract for?
30th May 2019, 07:33
Replies: 12
Views: 3,291
Posted By Dick Smith

FPDO. I have no idea. My only advice is to...

FPDO. I have no idea.

My only advice is to get out of GA commercial aviation now before everything is lost.

For the Act to state that -“ safety is the most important consideration “ clearly...
30th May 2019, 00:11
Replies: 113
Views: 58,919
Posted By Dick Smith

Thorn bird, what a masterful post #35. I must...

Thorn bird, what a masterful post #35. I must repeat some of your quotes.
29th May 2019, 23:55
Replies: 50
Views: 9,223
Posted By Dick Smith

What is the percentage of commercial pilots trained by foreign schools in Australia

Here is an interesting one. I’m told that foreign owned schools do the majority of pilot training. Of course I realise the Air Force pilots are trained by a foreign owned company but I’m wondering...
15th Apr 2019, 03:22
Replies: 11
Views: 2,999
Posted By Dick Smith

Aroa. What was the safety issue they were...

Aroa. What was the safety issue they were addressing?
13th Apr 2019, 14:01
Replies: 11
Views: 2,999
Posted By Dick Smith

Is the rumour true that the major Australian...

Is the rumour true that the major Australian Airlines have never been fined?

If they have been how can they keep it a secret.

My Board was responsible for introducing the Administrative...
11th Apr 2019, 06:53
Replies: 113
Views: 58,919
Posted By Dick Smith

What is the difference between a Judicial enquiry...

What is the difference between a Judicial enquiry and a Royal Commission? Which is best?
11th Apr 2019, 03:59
Replies: 11
Views: 2,999
Posted By Dick Smith

$108,000 in CASA fines – who paid?

The CASA 2017/18 financial report states that there were administrative fines of $108,000.

Does anyone know of anyone who actually paid one of these fines, what it was for, and how much it was?
...
Forum: Rotorheads
9th Apr 2019, 11:12
Replies: 29
Views: 6,876
Posted By Dick Smith

Great to hear this. Will you take it too the...

Great to hear this. Will you take it too the dump when it expires or will put it in museum ?
9th Apr 2019, 03:03
Replies: 12
Views: 1,114
Posted By Dick Smith

New display building for our Southern Cross and the Vickers Vimy?

I believe it is incredible that we still have the original two aircraft that were the foundation of aviation in Australia. That is, the Vickers Vimy, which his hidden in the side of a car park at...
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