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18th Jan 2021, 23:40
Replies: 32
Views: 11,551
Posted By bekolblockage

Reminds me of the painters on the Sydney Harbour...

Reminds me of the painters on the Sydney Harbour Bridge (anecdotally) - as soon as they get to the end it’s time to go back to the beginning and start all over again.
Never ending jabs depending how...
17th Jan 2021, 01:00
Replies: 3,153
Views: 433,867
Posted By bekolblockage

Of those 100,000 , how many would you say were...

Of those 100,000 , how many would you say were related to the International sector of their operations?? My impression was that domestic was still humming along at a moderate pace.
15th Jan 2021, 22:53
Replies: 115
Views: 23,676
Posted By bekolblockage

It’s not that simple. BF check the number of...

It’s not that simple.
BF check the number of days you have spent in Australia in the past 2 years to consider whether you can claim you are a resident of another country or not. Not just...
12th Jan 2021, 03:48
Replies: 332
Views: 395,300
Posted By bekolblockage

Not questioning the basic premise of your post...

Not questioning the basic premise of your post but the quoted excerpt doesn’t sound like the AF447 scenario at all. Is it?
Thought it was stalled all the way into the sea.
Forum: Jet Blast
25th Oct 2020, 01:41
Replies: 9,274
Views: 3,938,775
Posted By bekolblockage

Anybody else think Bottas was outside track...

Anybody else think Bottas was outside track limits on that last lap? I haven’t seen anything mentioned about it being disallowed or demoted down the grid.
21st Oct 2020, 03:50
Replies: 53
Views: 34,484
Posted By bekolblockage

pattern_is_full Disclaimer: Not PP (not for...

pattern_is_full

Disclaimer: Not PP (not for 30 years at least) but ATC and flight procedure designer.
While an extra 50m on the take-off run might not faze you, I would have thought even that...
20th Oct 2020, 06:08
Replies: 47
Views: 12,064
Posted By bekolblockage

My visit was less salubrious in the early 70s;...

My visit was less salubrious in the early 70s; flying on a Merpati Nusantara HS748 from Darwin via Kupang and staying in some thatched cottages on the edge of a then pristine Kuta Beach.

To my...
14th Sep 2020, 06:35
Replies: 105
Views: 28,069
Posted By bekolblockage

As soon as you said 100%, I stopped reading.... ...

As soon as you said 100%, I stopped reading....
Ain't no such thing...
4th Sep 2020, 17:08
Replies: 3,153
Views: 433,867
Posted By bekolblockage

Best post on this thread so far aviation_enthus. ...

Best post on this thread so far aviation_enthus.
We need to stop searching for the Holy Grail and start following the KISS principle.
25th Aug 2020, 03:42
Replies: 23
Views: 9,150
Posted By bekolblockage

missy As a controller for 43 years, I find that...

missy
As a controller for 43 years, I find that the most embarrassing sub-para you could have highlighted as the reason under the current traffic conditions.
24th Aug 2020, 10:30
Replies: 43
Views: 22,465
Posted By bekolblockage

I realize the camera lens foreshortens the...

I realize the camera lens foreshortens the distance and increases apparent angles but that exit speed and turn off from the centreline is nonetheless impressive- especially in the wet!
I wish they’d...
29th Jun 2020, 06:00
Replies: 76
Views: 41,620
Posted By bekolblockage

Thanks for the advice Mothy. Just as you...

Thanks for the advice Mothy. Just as you described.
Cruising past Lightning Ridge now on 100.
Almost fell foul of the ‘residential status’ requirement due to regular trips back to Oz getting my...
26th Jun 2020, 02:17
Replies: 76
Views: 41,620
Posted By bekolblockage

Not returning crew. ATC. Absolved from...

Not returning crew.
ATC.
Absolved from exemption requirement due to HK residency is my understanding.
Catch is that this involves a domestic QF connection from BNE initially.
Are the QF checkin...
26th Jun 2020, 02:10
Replies: 76
Views: 41,620
Posted By bekolblockage

Have made numerous calls to the various offices...

Have made numerous calls to the various offices involved...
Still unclear what you mean by “pre-approval”.
Home Affairs confirmed no exemption required as resident for 20+ years.
CX say...
25th Jun 2020, 05:02
Replies: 76
Views: 41,620
Posted By bekolblockage

JMock Assuming you are normal residents of HK,...

JMock
Assuming you are normal residents of HK, what ‘approvals’ and documents did you require?? I just called CX and they said as long as you have Permanent ID Card and Passport at Checkin, no other...
23rd Jun 2020, 14:24
Replies: 76
Views: 41,620
Posted By bekolblockage

I have the same understanding as you. Returning...

I have the same understanding as you.
Returning to HKG from SYD next Monday. Assume by showing HK PID at Checkin that there should be no issues. Let you know how it goes.
16th Mar 2020, 04:04
Replies: 126
Views: 61,778
Posted By bekolblockage

Frequent SLF between HK and Oz here due to my...

Frequent SLF between HK and Oz here due to my work.
One of the problems with the Gov announcing this sort of thing on a Sunday afternoon is that none of the info on the various Department websites...
10th Dec 2018, 21:26
Replies: 78
Views: 22,855
Posted By bekolblockage

I don’t want to fuel the structural failure...

I don’t want to fuel the structural failure discussion- I can’t imagine this is going to be anything other than CFIT- but you brought back memories Fantome.

Paper runs to Hobart in the Heron at...
10th Dec 2018, 14:13
Replies: 78
Views: 22,855
Posted By bekolblockage

Feeling very sad for this poor young lady. ...

Feeling very sad for this poor young lady.
There but the grace of God.. etc etc having spent the early 80's flying in Tassie and a fair bit of it to the west coast and far south west, also in...
Forum: Jet Blast
19th May 2018, 10:28
Replies: 90
Views: 12,103
Posted By bekolblockage

Did you happen to look at the Audi R8 tdracer? ...

Did you happen to look at the Audi R8 tdracer?
Proper engine sound and AWD.

Like you, I also recently retired and have my eye on something in the perhaps one step down from ‘supercar’ league.
...
2nd Apr 2018, 00:01
Replies: 73
Views: 42,928
Posted By bekolblockage

Looks like its going to be off the coast of...

Looks like its going to be off the coast of Argentina. One more orbit and that'll be it...
25th Mar 2018, 09:58
Replies: 572
Views: 212,742
Posted By bekolblockage

I suspect it’s the revised arrival slot at LHR on...

I suspect it’s the revised arrival slot at LHR on the first day of the Summer sched that drove it, not the Dep slot out of Perth the day before.
Forum: North America
16th Jan 2018, 00:02
Replies: 53
Views: 32,271
Posted By bekolblockage

Sounds like APM (Approach Path Monitoring). Our...

Sounds like APM (Approach Path Monitoring).
Our system has it (as well as DPM- Departure Path Monitoring) but not activated yet.
Basically 3-D polygons adapted that trigger an alert if the a/c...
25th Dec 2017, 13:42
Replies: 40
Views: 24,921
Posted By bekolblockage

Your suggestion is as per ICAO phraseology...

Your suggestion is as per ICAO phraseology cxorcist.

“Cross runway .....at...” is the correct phrase.

On the airfield, “Cleared” shall only be used when issuing landing or takeoff instructions....
1st Dec 2017, 02:19
Replies: 15
Views: 8,892
Posted By bekolblockage

Industry SLF here. Something's definitely...

Industry SLF here.
Something's definitely happening.
Colleagues receiving large flight delays back to HK in the next few days; being smsed several days in advance.
My regular 156 on this coming...
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