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12th Jan 2022, 05:18
Replies: 46
Views: 8,706
Posted By Alt Flieger

Yeah that was a good one. More recently a Heavy...

Yeah that was a good one.
More recently a Heavy departing on 16R in SYD blew an Engine and in the RTO burst a tyre. The tyreless hub scoured the surface of 25 and debris from the engine and tyre...
12th Jan 2022, 00:58
Replies: 46
Views: 8,706
Posted By Alt Flieger

I know a bloke involved in creating the...

I know a bloke involved in creating the curriculum for a medical degree. He said very little of medical degree requires more than average year `12 knowledge but what a high score does predict is the...
8th Jan 2022, 06:37
Replies: 43
Views: 13,368
Posted By Alt Flieger

Keep your shirt on. No insult implied or...

Keep your shirt on.
No insult implied or intended.
I’m sure there are many other Pilot groups out there who are just as committed.
Its at bit rich though to have a know nothing journalist...
6th Jan 2022, 05:23
Replies: 43
Views: 13,368
Posted By Alt Flieger

“A bit more loyalty from the Qantas pilots, a bit...

“A bit more loyalty from the Qantas pilots, a bit more commitment to doing their job properly, and this story wouldn’t exist.”

What a load. There isn’t a pilot body anywhere more committed to “...
6th Jan 2022, 01:46
Replies: 42
Views: 17,124
Posted By Alt Flieger

On the baby Boeing the evacuation checklist is on...

On the baby Boeing the evacuation checklist is on the cover pages of the QRH. We were actively discouraged from doing it from memory.It is not a recall item , unlike when I first did my endorsement....
29th Dec 2021, 06:28
Replies: 358
Views: 160,413
Posted By Alt Flieger

This is absolutely gobsmacking. Since when on...

This is absolutely gobsmacking.
Since when on any Boeing has rotation ever been commanded by the Flight Director?
Quite apart from the obvious breakdown of SOPs and CRM etc. at what stage does the...
27th Dec 2021, 09:12
Replies: 1,081
Views: 211,409
Posted By Alt Flieger

Ok. I get all that . Not a fan of Whitlam either....

Ok. I get all that . Not a fan of Whitlam either. The point I was trying to make is that McMahon was a useless waste of space.
20th Dec 2021, 06:45
Replies: 1,081
Views: 211,409
Posted By Alt Flieger

You are being far too generous. He just continued...

You are being far too generous. He just continued Gortons policy and the job was finished by Whitlam.
He was a no idea light weight who nobody liked or trusted.
If we had a nuclear industry carbon...
20th Dec 2021, 06:38
Replies: 60
Views: 29,173
Posted By Alt Flieger

Did many single engine overwater joy flights a...

Did many single engine overwater joy flights a million years ago when I first got my license. Never liked it.
18th Dec 2021, 04:58
Replies: 1,081
Views: 211,409
Posted By Alt Flieger

The nuclear option is a ship that sailed a long...

The nuclear option is a ship that sailed a long time ago. Billy McMahon canned it back in the ‘70s.
Probably the worst PM in Australian history.
Nuclear power should have been an established...
17th Dec 2021, 10:14
Replies: 215
Views: 71,163
Posted By Alt Flieger

Agree. One Airbus F/o doing his initial Command...

Agree.
One Airbus F/o doing his initial Command on the B737-800 commented to me in the sim. that he couldn’t believe how much hard work the B737 was engine out compared to the A330. Made very rude...
16th Dec 2021, 04:26
Replies: 215
Views: 71,163
Posted By Alt Flieger

Shows how badly Boeing dropped the ball with the...

Shows how badly Boeing dropped the ball with the Max.and not replacing the B737 earlier.
Lot of rusted on Boeing drivers at QF.
But there has been a lot of exchange of Pilots between Jetstar and...
14th Dec 2021, 08:05
Replies: 145
Views: 36,336
Posted By Alt Flieger

Ok , I get that. What was frustrating is that...

Ok , I get that.
What was frustrating is that when the first -AR approaches were introduced they were a game changer. Then they went backwards to generic charts.
Melbourne RWY 34 was a good...
12th Dec 2021, 05:32
Replies: 145
Views: 36,336
Posted By Alt Flieger

Heh Heh,, so bitter and twisted so young....

Heh Heh,, so bitter and twisted so young. Lighten up people. Not necessary to bow down. Ive had a good run. Difference between you and me is that I hope for the same for others !
Not toddling off....
12th Dec 2021, 05:23
Replies: 145
Views: 36,336
Posted By Alt Flieger

Heh Heh. I really don’t care. Ive done it all. ...

Heh Heh. I really don’t care.
Ive done it all.
Don’t have to prove anything to anybody.
Happily retired.
Content with my career.

Knock yourself out.
12th Dec 2021, 04:04
Replies: 145
Views: 36,336
Posted By Alt Flieger

Heh heh, you are obviously going to do well in...

Heh heh, you are obviously going to do well in the industry. Perfect profile. Not. I used to sit on selection panels. Good luck. LOL !
12th Dec 2021, 02:52
Replies: 145
Views: 36,336
Posted By Alt Flieger

The original QF tailored charts had minima close...

The original QF tailored charts had minima close to Cat 1. The generic charts today are a compromise to accomodate all types.
I’m amused that you “ question my knowledge”.
I’m retired now with...
12th Dec 2021, 02:37
Replies: 145
Views: 36,336
Posted By Alt Flieger

Thank you so much. RNP-AR are different. So glad...

Thank you so much. RNP-AR are different. So glad I know that now after all these years of flying them.
12th Dec 2021, 01:16
Replies: 145
Views: 36,336
Posted By Alt Flieger

Oh, Plan and manage. I wish I had thought of that...

Oh, Plan and manage. I wish I had thought of that over the last 40 years. Thank you so much for your input.
LOL
And for your enlightenment and edification most aircraft in WA are not fully RNP...
10th Dec 2021, 04:31
Replies: 35
Views: 12,288
Posted By Alt Flieger

GDAJB , great post. I had my career snatched...

GDAJB , great post.
I had my career snatched away by a very nasty medical diagnosis.
My advise would be for all Pilots of all ages to value every minute of your career. Do not give it away one...
Forum: Tech Log
8th Dec 2021, 01:57
Replies: 26
Views: 6,324
Posted By Alt Flieger

Huge amount of overthinking on this thread. If...

Huge amount of overthinking on this thread.
If you are down to one generator start the APU. That’s what’s its there for. If it fails to start the remaining generator will replace any loss from the...
Forum: Tech Log
7th Dec 2021, 11:14
Replies: 12
Views: 2,036
Posted By Alt Flieger

I am quite sure the designers of the Boeing QRH...

I am quite sure the designers of the Boeing QRH considered the issue. That is exactly why the Checklist is not proscriptive.
7th Dec 2021, 06:27
Replies: 145
Views: 36,336
Posted By Alt Flieger

Yeah thats all terrific, but its not mandated by...

Yeah thats all terrific, but its not mandated by Regulation is it ?
Relying on the good will of company Dispatchers is hardly a solution
7th Dec 2021, 05:28
Replies: 145
Views: 36,336
Posted By Alt Flieger

”There is just no way you will ever recoup the...

”There is just no way you will ever recoup the cost of running out of fuel,”



Could not agree more Hans. But you are not thinking like the Fuel Nazis at the mob I used to work for. They were...
Forum: Tech Log
7th Dec 2021, 04:22
Replies: 12
Views: 2,036
Posted By Alt Flieger

A consideration is time to descend to 10,000’ in...

A consideration is time to descend to 10,000’ in the event of a pack trip when on one pack . Even if you can get there you don’t want to be at 39’0000 with a trip on the remaining pack. I have had a...
Forum: Tech Log
6th Dec 2021, 21:54
Replies: 64
Views: 9,996
Posted By Alt Flieger

Locked Door is spot on. Monitored Approaches...

Locked Door is spot on.
Monitored Approaches allow one Pilot to stay unloaded and concentrate on decision making and eliminates that quite demanding moment of transition from instruments to visual....
6th Dec 2021, 21:36
Replies: 145
Views: 36,336
Posted By Alt Flieger

Thanks CS. Being retired has some advantages ,...

Thanks CS. Being retired has some advantages , like not having to keep current with amendments lol.
Sounds like an improvement. They have been a long time coming. The Fuel Fascists wont be happy !
6th Dec 2021, 03:36
Replies: 145
Views: 36,336
Posted By Alt Flieger

Love to but I’m retired. Had some kind phone...

Love to but I’m retired.
Had some kind phone calls from F/O’s when I did.
I know all F/Os have their personal list of Captains they dread seeing at sign-on. Very often due to , but not limited to,...
6th Dec 2021, 02:42
Replies: 145
Views: 36,336
Posted By Alt Flieger

NO Many years ago I was in the circuit in...

NO

Many years ago I was in the circuit in Canberra when an Aerocommanders gear folded on one side on touchdown. Came to rest at the runway intersection. Nobody would touch it until insurance...
6th Dec 2021, 01:42
Replies: 145
Views: 36,336
Posted By Alt Flieger

I recall many years ago a QF B737 landed at Ayers...

I recall many years ago a QF B737 landed at Ayers Rock and promptly lost hydraulics to the nose wheel steering. No alternate on a -300.
More recently a QF B737-800 landing at Darwin lost both nose...
2nd Dec 2021, 01:57
Replies: 16
Views: 4,524
Posted By Alt Flieger

“This country's luck will run out.” Yup....

“This country's luck will run out.”

Yup. Just rolling the dice.
As I have said on another thread its Mickey Mouse Third World. It will take a hull loss for the numpty Regulators to wake up.
The...
1st Dec 2021, 10:36
Replies: 145
Views: 36,336
Posted By Alt Flieger

Gina Rinehart and Twiggy Forrest aren’t the...

Gina Rinehart and Twiggy Forrest aren’t the problem. The amount they spend on their operations is gobsmacking. I've overnighted at Roy Hill several times. They would do what ever they had to. The...
1st Dec 2021, 06:50
Replies: 145
Views: 36,336
Posted By Alt Flieger

So , PNG is worse . So what. Been to Nepal ?...

So , PNG is worse . So what. Been to Nepal ? Landed at Lukla ?
The thread is about WA. And aviation generally in Australia. Its nowhere near worlds best practice. Not even close.
Wait for the...
1st Dec 2021, 05:46
Replies: 145
Views: 36,336
Posted By Alt Flieger

WOW , ADSB. The hieight of sophistication! ...

WOW , ADSB. The hieight of sophistication!
Cyclones are not “benign weather” And it does take much when forecasting and facilities are rubbish.
Not a CAT 1 approach between Perth and Darwin. LOL...
1st Dec 2021, 05:05
Replies: 145
Views: 36,336
Posted By Alt Flieger

I doubt this is a skill set issue. Nobody who has...

I doubt this is a skill set issue. Nobody who has done both thinks “ Fokker bad… airline good”
Pilots in WA are battle-hardened. Its a tough gig.
Hardest job I ever had was single Pilot IFR in a...
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