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26th Apr 2020, 10:28
Replies: 4
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Posted By envoy

Try Ivan Luciani's excellent system summaries on...

Try Ivan Luciani's excellent system summaries on Code7700.com

http://code7700.com/g650.htm
15th Aug 2019, 06:40
Replies: 4
Views: 3,221
Posted By envoy

Hi Slarberg You are correct, these airports...

Hi Slarberg

You are correct, these airports are not actually closed... but that’s one of the terms we use over here to refer to them. It’s shorthand for ‘closed to foreigners’. We also call them...
14th Aug 2019, 09:19
Replies: 4
Views: 3,221
Posted By envoy

I've never seen a list of 'closed' airports in...

I've never seen a list of 'closed' airports in China, but if you can't find the airport in Jeppesen charts or online weather services, then there's a good chance it is one of these airports.

The...
30th Nov 2018, 23:25
Replies: 2
Views: 1,412
Posted By envoy

FlightDetent is correct regarding registration...

FlightDetent is correct regarding registration with the PSB. Registration is done for you when staying in a hotel, so you have to do it yourself in private/rented accommodation.

They should have...
3rd Jul 2018, 18:53
Replies: 1
Views: 930
Posted By envoy

Your first hurdle is to get a sponsor. A Chinese...

Your first hurdle is to get a sponsor. A Chinese operator must want you to obtain the licence, and then make the necessary arrangements. The sponsor will then manage any arrangements necessary for...
16th Jun 2018, 09:36
Replies: 2
Views: 800
Posted By envoy

Last time we were there, we sourced catering...

Last time we were there, we sourced catering through the crew hotel. Supplemented by amazing fresh fruit picked up in the local fresh food markets. Put the crew in a decent hotel and the problem...
18th Jul 2016, 01:10
Replies: 5
Views: 2,478
Posted By envoy

Get yourself a business visa. You may normally...

Get yourself a business visa. You may normally only hold one China visa at a time, so make it a useful one.

The added flexibility will pay for any up front fiddling, and you can avoid the...
12th Apr 2016, 00:56
Replies: 8
Views: 6,665
Posted By envoy

Pilotdude: An alarm bell. If you are coming...

Pilotdude:

An alarm bell. If you are coming with kids - at school age - then you need to make sure that you have schooling as part of your package. It's a big expense, and not getting any cheaper....
21st May 2015, 11:37
Replies: 3
Views: 1,792
Posted By envoy

The restrictions are formidible - but only to...

The restrictions are formidible - but only to transients and those lower down the food chain. With the appropriate status and/or connections the restrictions may be formally waived.

Just take a...
10th Feb 2015, 08:53
Replies: 11
Views: 4,498
Posted By envoy

We have always used Callington Haven brand sprays...

We have always used Callington Haven brand sprays - small cans that fit in nav bags/small recesses and meet the AU/NZ requirements having the right chemicals and serial numbers (!) for the completed...
10th Feb 2015, 08:07
Replies: 11
Views: 4,498
Posted By envoy

Not sure what destination you are working to -...

Not sure what destination you are working to - but - the Australian and NZ authorities publish disinfection requirements for various size aircraft cabins, including biz jet sizes.

Follow this...
23rd Jan 2015, 01:22
Replies: 8
Views: 3,407
Posted By envoy

I can speak for the G450/G550. The...

I can speak for the G450/G550.

The FAA-approved AFM specifically mentions that use of the TOLD software for takeoff and landing field performance is permitted. AFM Limitations 01-34-40 refers.
...
17th Jun 2014, 00:00
Replies: 7
Views: 2,447
Posted By envoy

In addition to operational sources, check with...

In addition to operational sources, check with your aircraft insurance provider. You might find that some alternates (and destinations!) are excluded, which would reduce the scope of your...
25th Mar 2014, 00:15
Replies: 1
Views: 974
Posted By envoy

Talk to whomever you are interviewing with. They...

Talk to whomever you are interviewing with. They will know what you will need.

Some regulators are less accepting of electronic format logbooks, and require hardcopy. If you are able to print...
19th Mar 2014, 14:33
Replies: 79
Views: 56,172
Posted By envoy

Danger Headsup - Possible phishing scam? Hello all....

Headsup - Possible phishing scam?

Hello all.

I received an unsolicited email from 'Northern America, Pilot Recruiting' Regional Manager of BAA, requesting further information, including copies...
9th Mar 2014, 03:21
Replies: 9
Views: 2,458
Posted By envoy

Get on to a handler in Tokyo ASAP so you can sort...

Get on to a handler in Tokyo ASAP so you can sort out your landing and departure slots. I haven't been there for a few years, but it used to be that you were assigned an airport depending on slot and...
26th Feb 2014, 14:48
Replies: 22
Views: 5,368
Posted By envoy

Perhaps Justin Bieber was on board...

Perhaps Justin Bieber was on board...
10th Feb 2014, 08:35
Replies: 4
Views: 1,119
Posted By envoy

Hangzhou: find somewhere near (or on) the lake,...

Hangzhou: find somewhere near (or on) the lake, if you are keen for a scenic walk. West Lake is renowned for its beauty and history.

Last visit I stayed at the JW, which was a bit of a hike to the...
7th Feb 2014, 04:02
Replies: 24
Views: 5,128
Posted By envoy

Spot on LTDT. :ok: Indeed. It is sad to...

Spot on LTDT. :ok:


Indeed. It is sad to see how easily the general public is riled up by this issue - but given our national pastime of tall poppying, it is no wonder. The Press likes to stoke...
23rd Jan 2014, 11:30
Replies: 110
Views: 20,992
Posted By envoy

That recording was awesome! Took me back to my...

That recording was awesome! Took me back to my days at a base in Queensland where I had the (brief) responsibility for fielding noise complaints from tax payers. I have copped similar spray over a...
11th Jan 2014, 08:23
Replies: 11
Views: 1,624
Posted By envoy

Saw the silver-grey Falcon at HKBAC this morning....

Saw the silver-grey Falcon at HKBAC this morning. Nice looking jet - but it won't be long before the Pearl River Delta air has its way with the paint finish!

As Flexjet mentioned, parking in HKG...
8th Jan 2014, 22:37
Replies: 11
Views: 1,624
Posted By envoy

Can you be more specific about which city/country...

Can you be more specific about which city/country you are looking at? Asia is a very large continent, and unlike the EU there is no amalgamated approach to such issues.

There are plenty of...
1st Jan 2014, 19:47
Replies: 18
Views: 2,958
Posted By envoy

There certainly were. I recall using expired VTCs...

There certainly were. I recall using expired VTCs to cover school notebooks in the early 80's, years before having to memorise the details of PCK/LAV airspace as a student at 1FTS.


Happy days!
22nd Dec 2013, 12:08
Replies: 16
Views: 3,654
Posted By envoy

Mutt is spot on about there being a door or two...

Mutt is spot on about there being a door or two between cockpit and cabin in the G550, which effectively blocks sound from the cabin.

I have had pax in a loud and boisterous card game in the...
21st Dec 2013, 12:44
Replies: 16
Views: 3,654
Posted By envoy

I really do hope you are only writing a novel,...

I really do hope you are only writing a novel, and not planning anything more sinister! This smells of a rendition scenario...:uhoh:

The hold is large enough to accommodate maybe three people...
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