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3rd Feb 2020, 16:50
Replies: 8
Views: 2,509
Posted By sanddancer

I too was fortunate enough to have been Dickie's...

I too was fortunate enough to have been Dickie's stude at Wallop.

As has been said, a tremendous instructor with a lively sense of fun - I remember him holding the Chipmunk inverted until fuel...
Forum: Rotorheads
9th May 2019, 21:01
Replies: 255
Views: 287,247
Posted By sanddancer

Senior management will keep milking the cash cow...

Senior management will keep milking the cash cow as hard as they can for as long as they can then, when it all goes belly-up they'll wander off saying it wasn't their fault and be offered another...
11th Aug 2017, 22:19
Replies: 24
Views: 10,832
Posted By sanddancer

As a sprog he was a god - admired by everyone. ...

As a sprog he was a god - admired by everyone.

Incredible officer, amazing aviator and tremendous instructor - he imparted knowledge and experience effortlessly and generously.

His genuine...
Forum: Rotorheads
13th Oct 2012, 11:41
Replies: 34
Views: 10,626
Posted By sanddancer

UK ANO (CAP393) Article 79 Sub Para (4)

UK ANO (CAP393) Article 79 Sub Para (4)
13th Jun 2012, 20:25
Replies: 7
Views: 2,011
Posted By sanddancer

I was working in Stavanger last week and wandered...

I was working in Stavanger last week and wandered over for a look. The pictures don't do it justice - the paint just looks amazing and the cockpit glazing is very clear indeed. Just hope it gets...
Forum: Rotorheads
10th Mar 2011, 07:21
Replies: 26
Views: 24,890
Posted By sanddancer

funfinn2000...your maths is out. So,...

funfinn2000...your maths is out.

So, Co-Pilot scales are OK are they?

GHC pays $60000 (about 37000 at todays rates) for working 2/3 of a year. So if you add a quarter(ish) to account for tax...
14th Feb 2011, 13:11
Replies: 398
Views: 105,651
Posted By sanddancer

Dreadful news indeed for those concerned. ...

Dreadful news indeed for those concerned.

Those being made redundant, are they being offered alternative employment within the RAF? (or Navy/Army crossovers) - or is it a straight 'see ya'. In...
15th Jan 2010, 21:16
Replies: 30
Views: 10,481
Posted By sanddancer

I thought Tony Benn qualified on Lancasters but...

I thought Tony Benn qualified on Lancasters but the war ran out before he went operational..could be wrong though
Forum: Middle East
5th Oct 2009, 21:11
Replies: 33
Views: 11,157
Posted By sanddancer

If an EK aircraft ever (god forbid) crashes -...

If an EK aircraft ever (god forbid) crashes - where do you think the blame will be apportioned? EK will, as most companies endeavour to do post crash, do the teflon management act and find some way...
Forum: Rotorheads
15th Sep 2009, 11:45
Replies: 10
Views: 2,259
Posted By sanddancer

I've worked for CHC for ages ....who's this Keith...

I've worked for CHC for ages ....who's this Keith bloke then? :confused:

Seriously though, he hasn't put 5 minutes of 'face time' in with the operational side of the company, if I knew who he was...
Forum: Rotorheads
10th Aug 2009, 21:07
Replies: 10
Views: 1,441
Posted By sanddancer

easy ......put 'em in the boot...job done!

easy ......put 'em in the boot...job done!
21st Jun 2009, 11:06
Replies: 69
Views: 7,958
Posted By sanddancer

Anyone asked Ainsworth if he wants to go for a...

Anyone asked Ainsworth if he wants to go for a nice long flight in one? . . .
16th Jun 2009, 21:09
Replies: 6
Views: 2,218
Posted By sanddancer

How terribly magnanimous of Willie Walsh to...

How terribly magnanimous of Willie Walsh to forego his July salary of 61000 :D - I'm sure he'll find it a struggle to get by on the remaining 650k, oh no wait he won't will he - silly me. . . :*
Forum: Rotorheads
26th Mar 2009, 08:36
Replies: 47
Views: 6,399
Posted By sanddancer

Can I suggest we ignore the N American based...

Can I suggest we ignore the N American based pi__ing contest re 'my FTLs are worse than yours' and 'I earn way less then you' yada yada - all I see is big chips on shoulders and jealousy.

With...
Forum: Rotorheads
25th Mar 2009, 08:37
Replies: 6
Views: 1,186
Posted By sanddancer

You know, that name is familiar.....I wonder.......

You know, that name is familiar.....I wonder.... surely not...... who'd have thought it!
Forum: Rotorheads
3rd Mar 2009, 17:42
Replies: 5
Views: 1,076
Posted By sanddancer

Yep...........all gone.....now I'll have to get...

Yep...........all gone.....now I'll have to get on and do the gardening instead of skiving off to Leuchars to do some of the most entertaining and challenging flying I've ever done.

If anyone from...
Forum: Rotorheads
21st Feb 2009, 11:25
Replies: 178
Views: 62,169
Posted By sanddancer

You've got to love CHC (mis)managements chutzpah...

You've got to love CHC (mis)managements chutzpah - employ extra managers to decide how many pilots/engineers they can get rid of?!
23rd Jan 2009, 21:20
Replies: 22
Views: 6,965
Posted By sanddancer

Deeply saddened by this news - knew Matt as a v...

Deeply saddened by this news - knew Matt as a v junior hand attached to the AAC in Gutersloh and then again as the ATC liaison man for 3 Flight AAC at Leuchars.

He was neverendingly bright,...
Forum: Rotorheads
19th Oct 2008, 11:39
Replies: 42
Views: 10,540
Posted By sanddancer

That's dreadful news - I did my first few flights...

That's dreadful news - I did my first few flights in NI with Steve on the Gazelle prior to doing my Lynx course - I still remember him being extremely nurturing and helpful (this being before his QHI...
8th Oct 2008, 07:50
Replies: 35
Views: 8,149
Posted By sanddancer

What do you reckon they got for it then? - if you...

What do you reckon they got for it then? - if you go on location/location/location it's only worth about 45:}
27th Sep 2008, 21:23
Replies: 46
Views: 6,241
Posted By sanddancer

HM the Queen is worth every penny, as stated it's...

HM the Queen is worth every penny, as stated it's a travesty that she doesn't have an aircraft more befitting - and it shouldn't be shared with the likes of Brown etc
Forum: Middle East
19th Sep 2008, 15:24
Replies: 12
Views: 2,028
Posted By sanddancer

By CP at TC do you mean AR?

By CP at TC do you mean AR?
Forum: Rotorheads
12th Mar 2008, 18:17
Replies: 5
Views: 1,408
Posted By sanddancer

You mean Gav was once beautiful?!...

You mean Gav was once beautiful?!...
Forum: Rotorheads
12th Mar 2008, 18:15
Replies: 5
Views: 1,408
Posted By sanddancer

You mean Gav has friends!......sure you're not an...

You mean Gav has friends!......sure you're not an irate father*/debt collector*/girlfriend with dose* (* - delete where applicable)

I'll direct Gav to your post
Forum: Rotorheads
30th Nov 2007, 18:28
Replies: 274
Views: 56,496
Posted By sanddancer

As one of the pilots 'lazed' the other week I'm...

As one of the pilots 'lazed' the other week I'm reasonably well qualified to comment.

Green laser - seen from about 4 miles initially - very definitely directed at the aircraft.

In my case the...
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