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25th Mar 2011, 02:07
Replies: 5
Views: 1,027
Posted By Chief Wiggam

Thumbs up I agree; from memory. The pilots' had no...

I agree; from memory.

The pilots' had no problems separating themselves in the old CTAF regardless of aircraft size, speed or volume.

They should make Darwin a CTAF for the way back :ok:
17th Mar 2011, 04:23
Replies: 42
Views: 8,957
Posted By Chief Wiggam

Experimental VFR I thought that's what I was...

Experimental VFR

I thought that's what I was doing up North :ok:
3rd Mar 2011, 01:48
Replies: 130
Views: 25,412
Posted By Chief Wiggam

and mast-abating if there is a tall yacht in the...

and mast-abating if there is a tall yacht in the creek...:E
21st Dec 2010, 02:28
Replies: 9
Views: 1,574
Posted By Chief Wiggam

Because the base C.O. wouldn't want to live in...

Because the base C.O. wouldn't want to live in Exmouth I suspect
15th Oct 2010, 02:04
Replies: 39
Views: 11,182
Posted By Chief Wiggam

For this particular aeroplane.......... power +...

For this particular aeroplane.......... power + attitude does NOT = performance :E
1st Feb 2010, 03:19
Replies: 33
Views: 3,968
Posted By Chief Wiggam

Snoop Pharoah, from what Iíve seen, every flying job...

Pharoah, from what Iíve seen, every flying job has money/lifestyle balance to it.

There will be many options out there in the near future. You and the Mrs just have to decide what option is most...
19th Oct 2009, 04:07
Replies: 23
Views: 3,103
Posted By Chief Wiggam

What about addressing fatigue? An inconvenient...

What about addressing fatigue? An inconvenient truth maybe
26th Sep 2009, 04:36
Replies: 56
Views: 6,915
Posted By Chief Wiggam

hongkongfooey apology accepted. I agree...

hongkongfooey apology accepted.

I agree that GA doesnít teach us to fly a fully automated A320 but, it does teach us to fly it when the automatics start misbehaving by reverting to the scarebusís...
24th Sep 2009, 04:20
Replies: 56
Views: 6,915
Posted By Chief Wiggam

I donít see automation being too much of a...

I donít see automation being too much of a problem in Australia where most pilots seem to get a solid grounding in developing hands on flying skills in GA or the Military. No one Iíve flown with has...
23rd Feb 2009, 13:44
Replies: 71
Views: 63,374
Posted By Chief Wiggam

Red face Iím with back-door81 How about we address...

Iím with back-door81

How about we address the obvious fundamental issues plaguing the ADF first, before we get all worked up over policing the region with sub-standard resources.

Unfortunately...
22nd Jul 2008, 10:29
Replies: 63
Views: 13,476
Posted By Chief Wiggam

Thumbs down I hate to say I told them so, but a valuable...

I hate to say I told them so, but a valuable lifeís lesson learned.

Itís a shame these sort schemes tarnish what should be a fun and rewarding learning experience for these newbies. Unfortunately...
15th Jun 2008, 13:58
Replies: 85
Views: 10,627
Posted By Chief Wiggam

Again this topic has been done to death. ...

Again this topic has been done to death.

What has ethics got to do with flying a plane (or aircraft for the fanatical)? Seems to me the pilots did their job well under trying conditions. Their...
29th Apr 2008, 04:29
Replies: 63
Views: 13,476
Posted By Chief Wiggam

About 10 seconds worth if you can get though the...

About 10 seconds worth if you can get though the slide show presentation quick enoughÖÖneed to practise clicking the mouse!

Its ĎFast Trackí remember, not the ĎRight Trackí. :D :rolleyes:
27th Apr 2008, 16:05
Replies: 63
Views: 13,476
Posted By Chief Wiggam

I canít see how unless youíve been ICUSíd for...

I canít see how unless youíve been ICUSíd for 500hrs or flying high capacity. I doubt either but I could be wrong.

You guys wouldnít be working for Skippers by any chance?

It seems like a...
27th Apr 2008, 11:46
Replies: 63
Views: 13,476
Posted By Chief Wiggam

No such thing as a fast track training course....

No such thing as a fast track training course. The only ones that do it are the ADF. That still takes a couple of years and has about a 70% fail rate.

Anyone else trying to get people through in...
26th Apr 2008, 13:18
Replies: 519
Views: 122,506
Posted By Chief Wiggam

Well they are going to have to find it or cease...

Well they are going to have to find it or cease operating!

Experienced Pilots now are becoming a finite resource and the newbies just arenít signing up in enough numbers. If you donít believe me...
24th Apr 2008, 16:04
Replies: 519
Views: 122,506
Posted By Chief Wiggam

The same way that Resource Industry skilled...

The same way that Resource Industry skilled labour numbers are maintained; with adequate remuneration.

Didnít Rex have a spare $16 million lying around from last financial year? Qantas with $100+...
21st Apr 2008, 14:51
Replies: 50
Views: 13,981
Posted By Chief Wiggam

ABX And we know what their big plan to raise...

ABX

And we know what their big plan to raise the share prise is. Cadets will save the day. :rolleyes:

Not only do these clowns not know how to run a company, but they publicly show that they...
21st Apr 2008, 14:38
Replies: 519
Views: 122,506
Posted By Chief Wiggam

Good point, although the lifestyle would come as...

Good point, although the lifestyle would come as the roster fills up with adequate crew numbers again. ďPay them and they will come!Ē

Until then, pay them overtime on top of the 300k while being...
30th Mar 2007, 15:56
Replies: 32
Views: 4,662
Posted By Chief Wiggam

Granted the Super Bug is a good bit of kit, but...

Granted the Super Bug is a good bit of kit, but the F111 and F15 still put on a better show. I was hoping the F22s would make an appearance since they were in the region but I was not surprised when...
19th Aug 2006, 05:17
Replies: 6
Views: 1,229
Posted By Chief Wiggam

Sample Clip...

Sample Clip (http://www.abc.net.au/tv/chaser/war/video/default.htm?program=chaser&pres=20060818_1130) :ok:
28th Jul 2006, 03:56
Replies: 4
Views: 1,179
Posted By Chief Wiggam

Why pilots are smarter than the operators!

I have recently had management (read imbeciles) at my pretend airline making life unnecessarily hard for the pilots yet again. I realise that it will just be a matter of time before the pilots...
23rd Oct 2005, 04:24
Replies: 11
Views: 1,587
Posted By Chief Wiggam

its_my_passion, Iíll put my 2 cents worth in,...

its_my_passion, Iíll put my 2 cents worth in, however I am not a Qantas pilot.

Your story so far suggests to me that you are now more prepared for the harder slog ahead. Have a really good go at...
13th Jun 2005, 03:05
Replies: 15
Views: 4,001
Posted By Chief Wiggam

I think Hugh Jarse and ITCZ are on the money....

I think Hugh Jarse and ITCZ are on the money. CENTAURUS, do you want to have a crack at the title or not. Not having a go at you but your attitude or lack of desire may be what holds you back....
10th Jun 2005, 02:14
Replies: 9
Views: 1,241
Posted By Chief Wiggam

Aim Point, Aspect, Airspeed :p ...

Aim Point, Aspect, Airspeed :p

Unfortunately getting in is the easy bit (It took me a few goes as well). Not sure what the scrub rate is of late on the courses but it is the reality of military...
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