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Forum: Tech Log
20th Sep 2019, 04:41
Replies: 5
Views: 1,124
Posted By Boomerang

ANR headsets used on A320 with unpowered XLR socket? EasyJet?

Hi guys,

wondering if if anyone has experience with the following and can advise what their company has done so my airline can hopefully learn from others experience rather than try to reinvent...
4th Jun 2018, 02:03
Replies: 499
Views: 432,455
Posted By Boomerang

Time to bases

As many have suggested, if you have the option, take the first base offered as direct entry to other than MEL/SYD are rare. From the last list (May), time (mths) to basing (most junior positions)...
9th Dec 2017, 14:31
Replies: 62
Views: 36,562
Posted By Boomerang

I'd say oversight by their regulator,...

I'd say oversight by their regulator, organisation, just basic ICAO standards. I'm just quoting the data and may be very wrong but the mind boggles at some of the stuff that goes on. Just being a...
3rd Sep 2016, 13:57
Replies: 499
Views: 432,455
Posted By Boomerang

BlackPrince has given a fair account so it gives...

BlackPrince has given a fair account so it gives you an idea what you are in for in a big/busy base. I'm lucky to be in a quieter base, but that said we have seen what can happen to quieter bases....
2nd Sep 2016, 11:46
Replies: 499
Views: 432,455
Posted By Boomerang

Well then, rather than have a vague whinge why...

Well then, rather than have a vague whinge why don't you provide something concrete for these new guys? My experience here, overall, is positive, otherwise I wouldn't stay. There is definitely room...
31st Aug 2016, 09:21
Replies: 499
Views: 432,455
Posted By Boomerang

Number of overnights very greatly depending on...

Number of overnights very greatly depending on your fleet and base. You can bid to avoid or accrue overnights. What's your base of choice and I might be able to give something more concrete.
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29th Aug 2016, 13:57
Replies: 499
Views: 432,455
Posted By Boomerang

For guys thinking of joining: Average hours for...

For guys thinking of joining:
Average hours for last 7 years: 640/year. Never cracked 700hours.

Annual summary 2015 around $130+ with almost no OT, 2016: $185+ to give you an indication of...
30th Dec 2014, 12:12
Replies: 71
Views: 46,226
Posted By Boomerang

Journalism at its finest "plane came to a very...

Journalism at its finest "plane came to a very abrupt stop". Not abrupt enough apparently ;-)
8th Oct 2014, 14:16
Replies: 5
Views: 1,523
Posted By Boomerang

I've had a look at those apps but not sure if...

I've had a look at those apps but not sure if they offer what I'm looking for. Some limitations in the reviews as well. I'm looking for something fairly basic. Will try Action Notes in the meantime
8th Oct 2014, 03:10
Replies: 5
Views: 1,523
Posted By Boomerang

You haven't seen my handwriting have you? But...

You haven't seen my handwriting have you? But more interested in an app. We use the iPad for work and makes it cleaner, and easier to make/ammend reference notes.
7th Oct 2014, 13:20
Replies: 5
Views: 1,523
Posted By Boomerang

App for sorting study notes (alphabetically)

Does anyone have any recommendations for a good note taking app? In particular for making study/reference notes.

Ideally with an alphabetical index and search function so all those usefull bits of...
5th Sep 2014, 03:59
Replies: 975
Views: 471,851
Posted By Boomerang

In this case you should have been able to see the...

In this case you should have been able to see the rwy. From the chart MaPt is 1.5 NM to 09THR. (=2.7km) Required Vis is 2.8km. So yes, you did need it for this particular runway/approach.
30th Jun 2014, 06:48
Replies: 53
Views: 16,647
Posted By Boomerang

I'm with you. Bula, I was just curious as to what...

I'm with you. Bula, I was just curious as to what GA Driver was trying to get at. At least in our company speed brake use is the FCOM method for handling an overspeed.

As Keg suggests, the key...
30th Jun 2014, 06:03
Replies: 53
Views: 16,647
Posted By Boomerang

GA Driver: It's changed to speed brakes 'as...

GA Driver: It's changed to speed brakes 'as required' because initially it said speed brakes 'full', which has the issue of slow retraction, but also the increase in VLS.

I know you'd never let...
29th Jun 2014, 14:00
Replies: 53
Views: 16,647
Posted By Boomerang

As a bus pilot I'm curious how the 737 handles an...

As a bus pilot I'm curious how the 737 handles an over speed with the A/P engaged?

It seems the me the Airbus logic of only providing increased elevator authority in 'Expedite Descent' mode to...
21st Jun 2014, 03:17
Replies: 993
Views: 295,203
Posted By Boomerang

DJ I agree with the last line of your post, but...

DJ I agree with the last line of your post, but that's it.

There is one Australian pilots union, the AFAP. Some pilots had the thought that you had, and decided to start their own pilot union, to...
20th Jun 2014, 07:46
Replies: 993
Views: 295,203
Posted By Boomerang

MC I think the deletion of slots is for Command...

MC I think the deletion of slots is for Command vacancies only, from what I've read of the MOU. That said, I only skimmed it as I am not eligible anyway.
19th Jun 2014, 14:55
Replies: 993
Views: 295,203
Posted By Boomerang

Not for how long then Iron Bar? When will JQ...

Not for how long then Iron Bar? When will JQ pilots get their next pay increase?
20th May 2014, 02:44
Replies: 22
Views: 11,615
Posted By Boomerang

It's probably not much consolation, but the...

It's probably not much consolation, but the majority of Australian pilots never made it in to Qantas (choice or otherwise) but have made a great living, and enjoy a great lifestyle with other...
Forum: Tech Log
18th May 2014, 01:54
Replies: 38
Views: 7,730
Posted By Boomerang

Is this 'SOP' maybe in response to the recent...

Is this 'SOP' maybe in response to the recent finding on false glide slope captures from the Dutch CAA?
25th Mar 2014, 10:24
Replies: 6
Views: 3,950
Posted By Boomerang

Sorry, it was the quickest way for me to...

Sorry, it was the quickest way for me to highlight the point(s) I was trying to make
25th Mar 2014, 10:13
Replies: 6
Views: 3,950
Posted By Boomerang

At least they have the sense to adjust their...

At least they have the sense to adjust their strategy. And a NEO (with its improvements) in 4 years has to be better than a 'classic' (which may struggle to generate revenue now)
...
3rd Jan 2014, 16:18
Replies: 5
Views: 1,549
Posted By Boomerang

Please disregard all. After a few hours it now...

Please disregard all. After a few hours it now works fine. I'll blame the hotel Internet :-)
3rd Jan 2014, 10:19
Replies: 5
Views: 1,549
Posted By Boomerang

Ok thanks will try again next week when I get...

Ok thanks will try again next week when I get home on my Mac. My iPad is also unable to access the full document :-(
3rd Jan 2014, 04:47
Replies: 5
Views: 1,549
Posted By Boomerang

Hearing Loss on the Flightdeck study by BA - Dr Michael Bagshaw

G'day guys,

I am looking for a copy of this report, ideally in PDF.

I have found part of it at Noise & Communication on the Flt Deck (http://aeromedical.org/Articles/NIHL.html) but it seems to...
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