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Forum: Middle East
4th Aug 2021, 16:11
Replies: 36
Views: 19,901
Posted By Dropp the Pilot

Knight of the Long Knives?

Two weeks without a post from any of the EK mob which has to be some kind of record. Has there perhaps been another ramp-up in social media monitoring by Al Stasi?
Forum: Middle East
3rd Jun 2021, 14:08
Replies: 1,986
Views: 1,811,133
Posted By Dropp the Pilot

Awww...some people think the A380 is coming back....

Awww...some people think the A380 is coming back.

Bless.
Forum: Middle East
30th Apr 2021, 03:26
Replies: 1,986
Views: 1,811,133
Posted By Dropp the Pilot

You will always find Fatbus the first off the...

You will always find Fatbus the first off the mark with small words of encouragement. Have a look back at his posting history since the beginning of the debacle. A true blessing to us all in these...
26th Apr 2021, 18:36
Replies: 235
Views: 86,677
Posted By Dropp the Pilot

Don thinks the A380 makes money. Timmy thinks...

Don thinks the A380 makes money. Timmy thinks the A380 makes money. That makes two people according to my calculator.

Every other airline executive on the planet appears to be of the opinion...
Forum: Jet Blast
15th Apr 2021, 18:44
Replies: 25
Views: 2,522
Posted By Dropp the Pilot

Prepare for a major revision to all normal checklists

No more "Master Switch" lest offense is given. It is now the "Primary Switch".

FFS
...
Forum: Middle East
10th Apr 2021, 18:22
Replies: 1,986
Views: 1,811,133
Posted By Dropp the Pilot

Indeed I do. But you don't need to search...

Indeed I do.

But you don't need to search out one of us fine aviators with our razor-sharp intellects. There will never be another 380 constructed. This is NOT because Tim Clark had the...
3rd Apr 2021, 01:00
Replies: 235
Views: 86,677
Posted By Dropp the Pilot

If only, if only the fairies would drop whatever...

If only, if only the fairies would drop whatever the customer likes on his plate, cost be damned. Think of those slices of foie gras that would come with your McDonalds happy meal!

Here in the...
Forum: Middle East
30th Mar 2021, 20:05
Replies: 1,986
Views: 1,811,133
Posted By Dropp the Pilot

Mr Panda is one of two things: - winner of...

Mr Panda is one of two things:

- winner of the Troll of Year 2021 Award, or
- at a level of bovine stupidity so deep that he seriously expects other pilots to give up their jobs to save his sorry...
Forum: Middle East
31st Jan 2021, 03:51
Replies: 1,986
Views: 1,811,133
Posted By Dropp the Pilot

"FFS xulu....grow up" Really? I'm not...

"FFS xulu....grow up"

Really?

I'm not sure it's him that needs maturing.

Most of the EK tossers on this forum keep a human being caged in a closet-sized room adjacent to their free villa. ...
Forum: Middle East
13th Jan 2021, 21:38
Replies: 1,986
Views: 1,811,133
Posted By Dropp the Pilot

Distilled: An airline which operates A380s...

Distilled:

An airline which operates A380s CAN make a profit. But those profits will come from other airplanes.
Forum: Middle East
22nd Dec 2020, 00:34
Replies: 1,986
Views: 1,811,133
Posted By Dropp the Pilot

"Once they are “stored”, that’s it" You've...

"Once they are “stored”, that’s it"

You've got that the wrong way around. For those who wish to operate a profitable airline the facts indicate that "once they are flying, that's it".
Forum: Middle East
11th Dec 2020, 13:50
Replies: 35
Views: 19,547
Posted By Dropp the Pilot

Thread Drift of the Year Award.....

Thread Drift of the Year Award.....
Forum: Middle East
11th Dec 2020, 00:14
Replies: 35
Views: 19,547
Posted By Dropp the Pilot

Muted

What happened to all the vociferous EK pilots?

Lost the will to live?
All been fired?
Can't pay their Etisalat wifi bill?
New purge of social media actives from the Seventh Floor Lubyanka?
...
Forum: Middle East
27th Nov 2020, 22:02
Replies: 1,986
Views: 1,811,133
Posted By Dropp the Pilot

All depends where you're sitting I guess. ...

All depends where you're sitting I guess.

By my lights the FAA should be more concernced about the pass rate within their own country. Atlas 3591 comes to mind. American 587. Many.

By...
Forum: Middle East
25th Nov 2020, 14:41
Replies: 1,986
Views: 1,811,133
Posted By Dropp the Pilot

Usually the term "willing suspension of...

Usually the term "willing suspension of disbelief" applies to aesthetics but the genius TC is the first to apply it to business practice.

Nothing other than an intersection of Gallic hubris,...
22nd Nov 2020, 12:54
Replies: 115
Views: 69,768
Posted By Dropp the Pilot

400 A/P in JFK or LHR is prudent. Thinking...

400 A/P in JFK or LHR is prudent.

Thinking you are 'handflying' a 777 when following the FD with ATHR engaged is sad.
21st Nov 2020, 13:13
Replies: 115
Views: 69,768
Posted By Dropp the Pilot

"Absence of attitude...

"Absence of attitude (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Attitude_control_(fixed-wing_aircraft)) protection in the autopilot's altitude capture mode"

A different type but same issue, aircraft flown by...
21st Nov 2020, 00:21
Replies: 115
Views: 69,768
Posted By Dropp the Pilot

All utter nonsense indeed. Except nike. ...

All utter nonsense indeed.

Except nike.

Who is 100% correct.
Forum: Middle East
3rd Nov 2020, 12:17
Replies: 11
Views: 3,055
Posted By Dropp the Pilot

Give Pushkal Verma a ring at the British...

Give Pushkal Verma a ring at the British Veterinary Hospital. The team there was tremendously informed about current regs and options and a truly fine resource for getting our dog home. I believe...
Forum: Middle East
30th Oct 2020, 00:49
Replies: 1,986
Views: 1,811,133
Posted By Dropp the Pilot

Someone will need to buy him a pocket calculator...

Someone will need to buy him a pocket calculator for Christmas or draw him a very simple and small diagram. The business plan of operating airplanes which carry 10% more than everyone else's but...
Forum: Middle East
2nd Oct 2020, 08:18
Replies: 21
Views: 17,649
Posted By Dropp the Pilot

EK made a mistake. They paid a big fine with...

EK made a mistake. They paid a big fine with good grace and humility. So far so uninteresting.

Your chosen thread title, however, is idiotic.
Forum: Middle East
4th Sep 2020, 23:07
Replies: 1,986
Views: 1,811,133
Posted By Dropp the Pilot

Dubai is like that Emirates pilot most of us...

Dubai is like that Emirates pilot most of us know....
Forum: Middle East
27th Aug 2020, 19:27
Replies: 7
Views: 7,160
Posted By Dropp the Pilot

A few hundred pounds well spent with an advisor...

A few hundred pounds well spent with an advisor would set you at ease. I know of at least one case in a country with a similar tax regime where the unfortunate individual had his funds deposited...
Forum: Middle East
11th Aug 2020, 20:43
Replies: 1,986
Views: 1,811,133
Posted By Dropp the Pilot

Being successfully interviewed by Albert Teugels...

Being successfully interviewed by Albert Teugels would result in a few decades of good times.
Forum: Middle East
5th Aug 2020, 19:27
Replies: 1,986
Views: 1,811,133
Posted By Dropp the Pilot

On the subject of traffic/travel returning to...

On the subject of traffic/travel returning to normal, this will of course happen first in countries where the government has at least a tenuous grasp of reality. Ergo, our Ozmates could be waiting...
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