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3rd Oct 2019, 09:59
Replies: 21
Views: 5,864
Posted By 777boyo

Brexit related disruption to air travel ex UK from November 1st

This may be a silly question, but does anyone know what - if any - arrangements are in place to ensure air travel ex UK continues as normal after the 31st October Brexit deadline? Hoping to travel...
Forum: Middle East
16th Jul 2019, 03:51
Replies: 84
Views: 92,890
Posted By 777boyo

Cerbus - in the late '90's and possibly into the...

Cerbus - in the late '90's and possibly into the 2000's, the EK pilot salary scales were set by a comparison with the salary scales of a "basket" of other, what might be called for the purpose, "top...
9th Jul 2019, 07:47
Replies: 14
Views: 10,600
Posted By 777boyo

Rumoured BA Pilot Industrial Action this Summer

There were Press reports about ten days ago about possible industrial action by BA Pilots this summer. Since then its gone very quiet.......can anyone comment whether the reports were accurate and if...
8th Jul 2019, 13:28
Replies: 65
Views: 59,145
Posted By 777boyo

CDRW - Gulf Hotel MCT during Gulf War 1 by any...

CDRW - Gulf Hotel MCT during Gulf War 1 by any chance😳?
7B
6th Jul 2019, 10:28
Replies: 65
Views: 59,145
Posted By 777boyo

In 1989, every layover in Gulf Air was a...

In 1989, every layover in Gulf Air was a party........the beach and surrounding bushes in AUH Gulf Hotel only came to life about 0200 local:). Rababa - ah, happy days!!

TFE731 - are you M or S?
...
Forum: Middle East
6th Jun 2019, 07:14
Replies: 31
Views: 18,128
Posted By 777boyo

Kilrathi - I'm sure you'll have thought of this,...

Kilrathi - I'm sure you'll have thought of this, but just in case.....

A few years ago I looked at shipping a car from DXB to Europe, and it turned out that the car in its GCC spec did not meet...
31st May 2019, 03:23
Replies: 3
Views: 4,107
Posted By 777boyo

Captain Eric Lambele , ex Emirates 727/A310/777

I've just heard the very sad news that Eric passed away very recently. Eric was one of life's natural trainers and examiners - any training or checking event with him was guaranteed to be a valuable...
12th Jan 2019, 07:09
Replies: 172
Views: 198,201
Posted By 777boyo

Come late to this discussion, but just wondering...

Come late to this discussion, but just wondering what (Single Engine) Missed Approach Climb Gradient the 737 Max under discussion would be capable of at MLW? There's some fairly impressive terrain...
Forum: Middle East
11th Jan 2019, 01:37
Replies: 1
Views: 2,559
Posted By 777boyo

Captain Graham Humberstone -ex GF TriSar and 767

Just received the very sad news that Graham Humberstone, ex TriStar and 767 at GF has passed away.
There's more on the "Where are they Now" threads.

7B
11th Jan 2019, 01:29
Replies: 15
Views: 5,484
Posted By 777boyo

An incredibly sad start to the year. Many...

An incredibly sad start to the year. Many wonderful memories of trips, courses and sim checks with Graham at GF. A true gentleman, consummate professional, and incredibly good fun to fly with. Our...
Forum: Middle East
3rd Dec 2018, 03:37
Replies: 854
Views: 749,184
Posted By 777boyo

Repatriating Funds

Pumpkin - itís been a few years since I left, but I distinctly recall being strongly advised to ensure that any funds arrived in my UK bank well before I arrived in order to avoid any potential tax...
Forum: Middle East
23rd Nov 2018, 02:11
Replies: 25
Views: 10,739
Posted By 777boyo

Agree with Lucille (except the last sentence!). ...

Agree with Lucille (except the last sentence!). While I have a lot of sympathy for this chap and his predicament, there are two elements in this case which puzzle me. Firstly, his parents lived in...
Forum: Middle East
21st Nov 2018, 05:22
Replies: 24
Views: 4,852
Posted By 777boyo

Skyjob - a good plan if the SPV is set up prior...

Skyjob - a good plan if the SPV is set up prior to buying a property, and you complete the purchase/mortgage arrangement as the SPV, rather than as a "personal" purchase. However, as I understand the...
Forum: Middle East
20th Nov 2018, 09:36
Replies: 24
Views: 4,852
Posted By 777boyo

Tonker - this is purely my understanding, based...

Tonker - this is purely my understanding, based on my experience with HMRC and my Accountants over nearly 40 years as a UK expat with mortgages (now history, thank heavens!).

Most importantly, you...
15th Nov 2018, 08:21
Replies: 137
Views: 131,022
Posted By 777boyo

Am I correct in thinking that an A320 had a...

Am I correct in thinking that an A320 had a similar issue following maitnenance with reverse connected roll control surfaces on a pax flight out of LGW several years ago? Or is my memory at fault?
7B
Forum: Middle East
26th Sep 2018, 08:32
Replies: 3
Views: 5,070
Posted By 777boyo

If I read the reports observation about the...

If I read the reports observation about the fatigue factor correctly, it notes that the while the crew were compliant with Canadian FTL's, they would not have been compliant with the FAR's.
Does...
Forum: Middle East
23rd Jul 2018, 12:05
Replies: 257
Views: 154,827
Posted By 777boyo

John Evans - Gulf Air Rostering 1970/80's

Just heard the very sad news that my old mate John has passed away today in Brisbane. Blessed with a wicked sense of humour, a remarkable ability to party all night, and a prodigious capacity for...
23rd Jul 2018, 12:00
Replies: 2
Views: 1,648
Posted By 777boyo

John Evans - Gulf Air Rostering 1970/80's

Just heard the very sad news that my old mate John has passed away today in Brisbane. Blessed with a wicked sense of humour, a remarkable ability to party all night, and a prodigious capacity for...
Forum: Middle East
29th Mar 2018, 05:24
Replies: 11
Views: 2,647
Posted By 777boyo

.....and some Chateau Musar / Kefraya to...

.....and some Chateau Musar / Kefraya to accompany those nuts! The lowest price Chateau Musar is very drinkable, but pay a bit more and you should get something very pleasant indeed. Have fun.

7B
Forum: Tech Log
11th Feb 2018, 07:21
Replies: 190
Views: 45,360
Posted By 777boyo

Thanks Centaurus, honestly do not recall that...

Thanks Centaurus, honestly do not recall that one. And just for the record, I was not being sarcastic as someone else suggested, apologise if my post came across that way, but the similarities with...
Forum: Tech Log
11th Feb 2018, 06:07
Replies: 190
Views: 45,360
Posted By 777boyo

Centaurus - re your Middle Eastern 737 post...

Centaurus - re your Middle Eastern 737 post above. Could you elaborate - maybe when/where the incident happened? Did 35 years in in the ME and must have missed that one....but it sounds a little like...
6th Jan 2018, 01:31
Replies: 390
Views: 193,711
Posted By 777boyo

SeldomFixit Thanks for your PM - tried to reply...

SeldomFixit
Thanks for your PM - tried to reply but your pprune settings don't allow you to receive a PM. If you post here when you've changed them, or send me another PM I'll reply more fully.
My...
5th Jan 2018, 08:54
Replies: 390
Views: 193,711
Posted By 777boyo

SeldomFixit - 7B responding this time! Do keep up...

SeldomFixit - 7B responding this time! Do keep up onchocks18!

I was indeed with a lady who worked for CX in BAH (still am in fact), but her name wasn't Debbie. If you PM me I'll bring you up to...
Forum: Middle East
28th Dec 2017, 05:29
Replies: 23
Views: 25,447
Posted By 777boyo

If this is the guy I think you're talking about,...

If this is the guy I think you're talking about, he also claimed to have been a 747 Captain at Iran Air prior to joining GF. Doing the maths indicated that he would have been about 19 at the time, so...
17th Dec 2017, 08:33
Replies: 2
Views: 3,925
Posted By 777boyo

Capt Neil Greer

Just heard the very sad news that Neil passed away either yesterday or the day before, no details as yet.
While I'd not been in touch with him for a while, he was one of aviations gentlemen,...
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