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Forum: Jet Blast
20th Jun 2022, 15:52
Replies: 80
Views: 8,795
Posted By Brian Pern

Steely Dan, just gets better and better the more...

Steely Dan, just gets better and better the more you listen. Aja, is maybe one of the finest albums ever made along with DSOM and Sgt Peppers.

Marillion had a similar evolution to Genesis, two...
Forum: Jet Blast
20th Jun 2022, 13:51
Replies: 80
Views: 8,795
Posted By Brian Pern

If it helps its my collection too....... ...

If it helps its my collection too.......

Queitest....now that is an album. But then again so is Crime of the Century,

I meant to add Misplaced Childhood and also Marbles and maybe F.E.A.R from...
Forum: Jet Blast
18th Jun 2022, 13:25
Replies: 80
Views: 8,795
Posted By Brian Pern

I was a late developer lol. On an aside, I...

I was a late developer lol.
On an aside, I shared a drink with Roger Daltry in Virgin Upperclass on a flight to LAX once, there was only the two of us at the bar, cool guy, had a good chat about...
Forum: Jet Blast
18th Jun 2022, 10:46
Replies: 80
Views: 8,795
Posted By Brian Pern

Would love to see him live, yet to do it, on the...

Would love to see him live, yet to do it, on the list with Roger Hodgson (Supertramp).

Jeff is not a bad producer either, some of the stuff he has done with others...George Harrison, Tom Petty,...
Forum: Jet Blast
18th Jun 2022, 10:31
Replies: 80
Views: 8,795
Posted By Brian Pern

All good stuff, SRV like Hendrix died far too...

All good stuff, SRV like Hendrix died far too soon.
Speaking of cool jazz....
The opening of the film, American Hustle plays Dirty Work by Steely Dan, I just knew when I heard the opening bars the...
Forum: Jet Blast
12th Jun 2022, 11:32
Replies: 150
Views: 20,383
Posted By Brian Pern

Well I would start by reading, Churchills books...

Well I would start by reading, Churchills books are worth it, there are a lot of them.
Seven Pillars of Wisdom by T.E Lawrence is also a worthwhile read.

More modern day, Mikhail Gorbachev...
5th Jun 2022, 09:48
Replies: 146
Views: 76,862
Posted By Brian Pern

I think you have the dates mixed up a bit, ...

I think you have the dates mixed up a bit,
Joining OCC Course October 2022,
Final Line Check 1st May 2023,
6 months, 1st November 2023
CPC Course February 2024
Command Course January 2025...
2nd Jun 2022, 16:54
Replies: 63
Views: 20,345
Posted By Brian Pern

I take it then you have never operated on a BBJ...

I take it then you have never operated on a BBJ or ACJ? Such things are pretty common place. Although for 19 pax or so, but you would be surprised what some Oligarch or Saudi Prince/Princess can pack...
30th May 2022, 06:55
Replies: 146
Views: 76,862
Posted By Brian Pern

Well I could not agree more, I have had quite a...

Well I could not agree more, I have had quite a few people in the SIM for refresher or help with an upcoming assessment. All are back in work so things certainly are looking up.

Not Jet2's or any...
Forum: Jet Blast
18th May 2022, 17:03
Replies: 105
Views: 12,420
Posted By Brian Pern

and I thought my wifes BMW 5 series diesel was...

and I thought my wifes BMW 5 series diesel was good, we regularly drive from the Dresden to the UK several times a year on business, I find even if we don't drive too economically, it can get us to...
9th May 2022, 11:19
Replies: 28
Views: 10,724
Posted By Brian Pern

Or worse, I used to fly a BBJ2, we had 19 seats,...

Or worse, I used to fly a BBJ2, we had 19 seats, bedroom etc...... and only One Cabin Crew, I am sure she would have liked the extra help 3 others would have brought though.
8th May 2022, 09:53
Replies: 81
Views: 17,119
Posted By Brian Pern

Yet they have not canceled the flights from...

Yet they have not canceled the flights from gatwick on the 27 or 29 to Munich, 4 flights in total, a choice of morning and evening departures.
Forum: Jet Blast
18th Apr 2022, 09:53
Replies: 45
Views: 10,974
Posted By Brian Pern

Seeing I was beaten by Radeng to the Vroomfondel...

Seeing I was beaten by Radeng to the Vroomfondel and Majikthise quote, I may add The Amazing Criswell, for those who have seen Ed Wood, or know of his work.

I have friends and family in Poland, I...
Forum: Jet Blast
6th Apr 2022, 15:08
Replies: 35
Views: 7,470
Posted By Brian Pern

Watching this has took me back to a long ago...

Watching this has took me back to a long ago childhood. I grew up watching John Noakes, he was a large part of my childhood.

His adventures were for me fascinating. It is so sad he was so badly...
26th Mar 2022, 17:49
Replies: 27
Views: 18,607
Posted By Brian Pern

I could not agree more guys

I could not agree more guys
26th Mar 2022, 10:01
Replies: 27
Views: 18,607
Posted By Brian Pern

I have just joined and tried to look at more than...

I have just joined and tried to look at more than one airline profile, the website has stopped me asking me to upgrade, which starts at £4.99 per month and allows me to look at 5 company...
25th Mar 2022, 10:39
Replies: 1,899
Views: 578,693
Posted By Brian Pern

They could start by paying a better wage....

They could start by paying a better wage. Security Officer is £12.04 per hour including a 22.5% shift allowance, I assume there is free parking.... yet a job in Asda Bury as a store assistant is...
13th Mar 2022, 09:08
Replies: 611
Views: 326,482
Posted By Brian Pern

Its funny really I have just come back from a few...

Its funny really I have just come back from a few days in Krakow, despite the news broadcasts showing the crisis, there were no real outward signs of anything going on. I had a chat to the pilots,...
9th Mar 2022, 17:59
Replies: 611
Views: 326,482
Posted By Brian Pern

Lets be honest, Krakow is well served by other...

Lets be honest, Krakow is well served by other airlines at a similar price, some several times per week, especially as the Irish lads are not expanding into Ukraine now, they have spare capacity.
...
Forum: Jet Blast
25th Feb 2022, 05:18
Replies: 26
Views: 6,635
Posted By Brian Pern

Saw Roger Waters several times over the years,...

Saw Roger Waters several times over the years, even during the years he struggled to fill an auditorium (KAOS Tour), the most I ever paid was around £80 each, for 2 tickets. it was worth it.

The...
24th Feb 2022, 18:03
Replies: 7
Views: 1,060
Posted By Brian Pern

Yep as far as I know. a few of them are on...

Yep as far as I know. a few of them are on Maleth's AOC out in Malta.
Forum: Jet Blast
24th Feb 2022, 15:44
Replies: 26
Views: 6,635
Posted By Brian Pern

Had no idea it had moved. Quality reporting as...

Had no idea it had moved. Quality reporting as usual.
Replies: 35
Views: 5,185
Posted By Brian Pern

Sadly you don't seem to have much sense at all. ...

Sadly you don't seem to have much sense at all. I cannot for the life of me understand why you would not want to know how to do things on paper. You may one day get the chance of some interesting...
Replies: 35
Views: 5,185
Posted By Brian Pern

This. if you only ever learn how to push buttons,...

This. if you only ever learn how to push buttons, then you really are a Child of the Magenta Line. The old skills are disappearing. What would you do if you had a FMC Failure and had to rely on basic...
Replies: 13
Views: 1,130
Posted By Brian Pern

Yes they do. They both have European AOC's so...

Yes they do. They both have European AOC's so require EASA licences in their respective countries. Just as Wizz have some G reg aircraft
Replies: 13
Views: 1,130
Posted By Brian Pern

They could close the UK bases, move the first...

They could close the UK bases, move the first flight of the day into the UK, rather than out. No need to move the Training, Sim and Maintenance. It would save them a lot of money and potential...
Forum: Jet Blast
26th Jan 2022, 09:27
Replies: 115
Views: 11,743
Posted By Brian Pern

I have to say I like Mercedes Benz outlook, for...

I have to say I like Mercedes Benz outlook, for many years they only had one stalk, on the left, it manged both the lights and wipers. Of courser there is also the Cruise Control Stalk, on the same...
Forum: Jet Blast
26th Jan 2022, 07:10
Replies: 115
Views: 11,743
Posted By Brian Pern

I still have my old Nikon FM2 somewhere in the...

I still have my old Nikon FM2 somewhere in the attic, most likely it will still work just as well.
I bought it after reading Tim Page's memoir, he is one of the most famous Vietnam War...
Forum: Tech Log
18th Jan 2022, 07:16
Replies: 11
Views: 1,290
Posted By Brian Pern

Great Idea, why has nobody thought of it before? ...

Great Idea, why has nobody thought of it before?
https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/735x601/image_1c491319fcaab0a92a933672b8681a833bb33a0d.png

Oh hang on.....
Forum: Tech Log
18th Jan 2022, 07:06
Replies: 7
Views: 1,595
Posted By Brian Pern

I have used an LED Lenser P7 since 2010, (200...

I have used an LED Lenser P7 since 2010, (200 Lumens) quite simply brilliant, I have had no problems with inspecting any part of a 737 etc ever with it.
However I see you're from St Pete, so visit...
26th Dec 2021, 10:40
Replies: 53
Views: 23,181
Posted By Brian Pern

These look suspiciously like Ryanair SOP's. I say...

These look suspiciously like Ryanair SOP's. I say this, because having been around the block a few times, I have never come across it, the only time is with ex Ryanair crew.

But I digress, back...
24th Dec 2021, 14:09
Replies: 258
Views: 201,515
Posted By Brian Pern

Used Skylog Pro, for as long as I can remember....

Used Skylog Pro, for as long as I can remember. One off fee, no repeat fees. Good service when I needed it .
Simply and efficient
19th Dec 2021, 14:40
Replies: 829
Views: 236,616
Posted By Brian Pern

A couple of years ago, they were short,...

A couple of years ago, they were short, desperately short, even offering experienced FO's and Capt's a nice golden handshake.
Covid put paid to that, but from what I have heard they will be short...
6th Dec 2021, 13:17
Replies: 80
Views: 27,821
Posted By Brian Pern

The joy of the Classic, well it can do strange...

The joy of the Classic, well it can do strange things.
It should drop into CWS, but of course if the A/P drops out, just get the PM to reprogram the MCP.

May be worth asking to to try it in the...
6th Dec 2021, 12:49
Replies: 80
Views: 27,821
Posted By Brian Pern

Why take the autopilot and A/T out? De tune...

Why take the autopilot and A/T out?

De tune ILS freq, (A/P will revert to CWS P and R)
Press HDG SEL
V/S +700 ft per minute
Don't forget a appropriate speed in the IAS window
The automatics...
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