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by ukair
Tue Apr 17, 2018 11:07 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Medical emergency easyJet stuck in nantes
Replies: 1
Views: 379

Re: Medical emergency easyJet stuck in nantes

Pilot just came out from cockpit and addressed pax says he got the fuel and flight plans but now needs a load sheet or he's not legal to fly

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by ukair
Tue Apr 17, 2018 10:52 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Medical emergency easyJet stuck in nantes
Replies: 1
Views: 379

Medical emergency easyJet stuck in nantes

On way back from Palma Majorca medical emergency onboard plane diverted to Nantes
Flight number EZY 8634 still on ground pilot says need refuel and new flight plans which seems surprising they need this

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by ukair
Fri Dec 29, 2017 12:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KLM pilots will take their caps off
Replies: 132
Views: 24204

Re: KLM pilots will take their caps off

a peaked cap is very useful to keep the sun out of your eyes especially on approach etc I would have thought sounds like a stupid decision

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by ukair
Fri Dec 29, 2017 12:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Plane blown into bulding, Malta
Replies: 24
Views: 6343

Re: Plane blown into bulding, Malta

if its wheels were chocked as they should have been how could this possibly happen unless some 'unofficial' chocks were used maybe

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by ukair
Sun Oct 01, 2017 1:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AF66 CDG-LAX (A388-F-HPJE) diverts to Goose Bay (YYR) with an uncontained engine failure to #4 engine
Replies: 687
Views: 198276

Re: AF66 CDG-LAX (A388-F-HPJE) diverts to Goose Bay (YYR) with an uncontained engine failure to #4 engine

surely with a modern aircraft like this an engine should not explode without warning, the multitude of engine instruments oil temperature, vibration etc should warn the pilots the engine is in trouble so it can be shut down, the investigation should include if there were any unusual engine parameter...

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by ukair
Tue Mar 07, 2017 8:07 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Delayed flight compensation options
Replies: 4
Views: 1546

Re: Delayed flight compensation options

Final settlement direct from Norweigan €400 without engaging any third parties, thank you Norweigan

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by ukair
Sun Feb 26, 2017 5:29 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Delayed flight compensation options
Replies: 4
Views: 1546

Delayed flight compensation options

I took a flight recently LGW to LCA with Norweigen Air Shuttle, supposed to depart 06.10 didnt get off the ground till about 15.10 over 9 hours delay due to crew rostering I believe. Plus as it approached LCA the pilot came on and said we have to land at PFO because LCA was closed and they wouldnt l...

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by ukair
Sun Feb 26, 2017 5:03 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: United States of America aircraft at LCA
Replies: 4
Views: 2170

United States of America aircraft at LCA

I noticed a United States of America presidential type twin enigined aircraft not sure the model possibly a 777 at LCA parked away from the main terminal a few days ago anyone know anyhing more about it what its doing there etc?

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by ukair
Thu Jan 28, 2016 12:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dog In Seat On Delta Connection flight
Replies: 29
Views: 9869

RE: Dog In Seat On Delta Connection Flight

must have been a mad dog

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by ukair
Mon Mar 30, 2015 10:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Germanwings A320 Crashed Enroute BCN-DUS - Part 14
Replies: 207
Views: 47063

RE: Germanwings A320 Crashed Enroute BCN-DUS - Part 14

if we could just pause for a moment we can summarize the following the airbus A320 despite being over 20 years old was in perfect flying condition and was in no way responsible for the crash the aircraft had no problems with its windshield causing hypoxia to the pilots onboard as suggested in the fi...

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by ukair
Thu Mar 26, 2015 9:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EasyJet To Change Cockpit Rules.
Replies: 20
Views: 6455

RE: EasyJet To Change Cockpit Rules.

What about cargo flights where is this going to stop

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by ukair
Tue Feb 10, 2015 8:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Transasia ATR-72 Crashes In Taipei - Part 3
Replies: 134
Views: 43197

RE: Transasia ATR-72 Crashes In Taipei - Part 3

from the cockpit pictures I've seen the throttles look closer to the captain so looks more likely it is he who closed No.1 engine

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by ukair
Fri Feb 06, 2015 2:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Transasia ATR-72 Crashes In Taipei - Part 2
Replies: 207
Views: 45439

RE: Transasia ATR-72 Crashes In Taipei - Part 2

during press conference Mr Wang from Taiwan's Aviation Safety Council can be heard to say the No.1 engine cut off at 53 minutes and 29 seconds, you would think they would get someone who could speak basic english, come on people have died here <a href="http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-31162351" ...

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by ukair
Thu Feb 05, 2015 1:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ryanair Employees Draw Genitalia In Snow
Replies: 27
Views: 11030

RE: Ryanair Employees Draw Genitalia In Snow

I hope no children saw this stupid prank thank you for reminding me to make a complaint to the airline

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by ukair
Wed Feb 04, 2015 9:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Transasia ATR-72 Crashes In Taipei - Part 1
Replies: 264
Views: 78460

Transasia ATR-72 Crashes In Taipei - Part 1

shocking video, looks like the driver even had the forethought to put his hazard flashers on

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by ukair
Thu Jan 22, 2015 12:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Accident Reports Not Released Publicly? QZ8510
Replies: 2
Views: 2145

Why Accident Reports Not Released Publicly? QZ8510

Regarding AirAsia flight QZ8501 Committee head Tatang Kurniadi said that the preliminary report into the crash would be completed next week, a month after the accident. He said the full report would not be released publicly but the media would be told some of its contents. https://uk.news.yahoo.com/...

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by ukair
Tue Jan 20, 2015 9:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The ''Dream'' Becomes Reality For Royal Air Maroc
Replies: 32
Views: 26273

RE: The ''Dream'' Becomes Reality For Royal Air Maroc

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by ukair
Fri Jan 02, 2015 3:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Asia QZ8501 SUB To SIN Crash - Part 7
Replies: 237
Views: 82869

RE: Air Asia QZ8501 SUB To SIN Crash - Part 7

I dont get how such an experience pilot can fly into a storm when they have meteorological charts to look at before making the flight plan to see if they should take a different route than a straight line, maybe the charts were not good ones

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by ukair
Mon Dec 08, 2014 4:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KE Vice Chairman Kicks FA Off Flight
Replies: 238
Views: 39711

KE Vice Chairman Kicks FA Off Flight

If I was the captain I would have had her thrown off the plane

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by ukair
Thu Mar 13, 2014 11:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MH370 Malaysia Airlines B772 Missing Enroute KUL-PEK Part 21
Replies: 402
Views: 79164

RE: MH370 Malaysia Airlines B772 Missing Enroute KUL-PEK Part 21

the daily mail is reporting that the FAA issued a warning about a flaw in some 777's to quote .. ' In an ‘airworthiness directive’ (<acronym title="Avialeasing Aviation Co. (Uzbekistan)">AD</acronym>) dated September 18 last year, airlines were given until April 9 this year to ‘detect and correct cr...

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by ukair
Wed Mar 12, 2014 12:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MH370 Malaysia Airlines B772 Missing Enroute KUL-PEK Part 14
Replies: 408
Views: 115895

RE: MH370 Malaysia Airlines B772 Missing Enroute KUL-PEK Part 14

someone mentioned malaysia airlines did not have ACARS like AF 447 because it was a paid service perhaps after this incident the FAA will make it mandatory for all large passenger aircraft to have ACARS?

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by ukair
Wed Mar 12, 2014 12:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Who Exactly Is Captain Zaharie Shah Of MH370?
Replies: 38
Views: 36732

RE: Who Exactly Is Captain Zaharie Shah Of MH370?

not related to captain zaharie shah directly but his co pilot fariq abdul hamid the daily mail are running a story about malasian airlines pilots inviting female pax into the cockpit during flights dont know if this has been posted before looks like pretty low level reporting though <a href="http://...

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by ukair
Sat Feb 15, 2014 12:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flybe Is Ditching All The Embraer 195's
Replies: 61
Views: 37955

RE: Flybe Is Ditching All The Embraer 195's

excuse my ignorance but what is WFU? this site has so many abbreviations you need an index to work out what people are talking about

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by ukair
Wed Jan 01, 2014 3:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Man Killed On Tarmac At BOS
Replies: 9
Views: 15795

RE: Man Killed On Tarmac At BOS

I'm sorry but if you are reversing a vehicle you are 100% responsible for doing so carefully so as you do not harm anyone.

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by ukair
Fri Apr 20, 2012 10:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 732 Crash In Pakistan
Replies: 61
Views: 34973

RE: 732 Crash In Pakistan

Why did the flight crew try to land in these conditions? If the conditions where below minimums they should have diverted to a safer airport. Sorry to be blunt but I think it needs to be said.

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by ukair
Sat Apr 10, 2010 1:00 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Polish AF Tu-154 Crash In Smolensk
Replies: 401
Views: 37546

RE: Polish AF Tu-154 Crash In Smolensk

If conditions were below minimums why did it try to land? I'm afraid this is looking like pilot error.

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by ukair
Sat May 09, 2009 12:08 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: WH Apologizes For A Real Bone-Headed Move
Replies: 75
Views: 4109

RE: WH Apologizes For A Real Bone-Headed Move

Obama doesnt seem to know whats on going outside his own window, imagine the scene, ''what? someones flying my plane around New York and they didnt tell me about it?? '

I hope this will not be a reflection of his presidency or an opportunity to change things for the better will be missed.

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by ukair
Tue Apr 28, 2009 7:33 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: WH Apologizes For A Real Bone-Headed Move
Replies: 75
Views: 4109

RE: WH Apologizes For A Real Bone-Headed Move

Excuse me DLX I am intitled to an opinion just as you are please respect that.

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by ukair
Tue Apr 28, 2009 5:09 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: WH Apologizes For A Real Bone-Headed Move
Replies: 75
Views: 4109

RE: WH Apologizes For A Real Bone-Headed Move

The buck stops with the president he said so himself when he became president, this is an almighty misjudgment and a waste of gas during a recession.

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by ukair
Sat Feb 23, 2008 3:03 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Pilot Cat Naps
Replies: 11
Views: 3282

Pilot Cat Naps

How long do pilots take in rest periods when they go to their bunk on a long flight, how is it managed?

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by ukair
Mon Dec 10, 2007 9:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ryanair Cold Cabin
Replies: 23
Views: 3655

RE: Ryanair Cold Cabin

EWRCabincrew are you sure your not a surgeon..? sounds like you like dissecting things...

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by ukair
Mon Dec 10, 2007 9:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ryanair Cold Cabin
Replies: 23
Views: 3655

Ryanair Cold Cabin

Flying with Ryanair few days ago, cabin was fairly cold, woman beside me tried to cover herself with her coat, is this normal, can we pax ask for the heating to be turned up?

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by ukair
Sat Dec 01, 2007 10:21 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Obtaining Pilot Flight Plans
Replies: 14
Views: 4039

Obtaining Pilot Flight Plans

I'm flying with Ryanair soon and I wondered if you think if I asked nicley if the flight crew would give me the flight plans on the return trip, assuming they dont need them anymore of course. I read some posts here before where some peeps asked pilots for flight plans and got them. Also what about ...

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by ukair
Wed Sep 05, 2007 10:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Steven Fossett Missing!
Replies: 213
Views: 38337

RE: Steven Fossett Missing!

I guess the BBC got it wrong

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/americas/6978818.stm

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by ukair
Wed Sep 05, 2007 9:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Steven Fossett Missing!
Replies: 213
Views: 38337

RE: Steven Fossett Missing!

How much daylight hours would he have? I understand he took off in the evening, seems strange if your doing ariel reconnaissance and not much daylight left?

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by ukair
Tue May 22, 2007 8:35 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Why No Decompression Training For Civil Pilots?
Replies: 6
Views: 5916

Why No Decompression Training For Civil Pilots?

I was just watching the Discovery documentry of the Helios flight 522 Boeing 737 crash in 2005 and it struck me that the programme may have missed the main point. The programme seems to focus on a potential wiring fault with the wiring on the 737 resulting in incorrect information reaching the fligh...

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by ukair
Sun Apr 08, 2007 6:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Virgin Atlantic Pilot Was NOT Drunk.
Replies: 31
Views: 9589

Virgin Atlantic Pilot Was NOT Drunk.

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by ukair
Sun Dec 24, 2006 8:22 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Your Camera Lifespan
Replies: 36
Views: 4042

RE: Your Camera Lifespan

Canon A60 rules ok! Still waiting for A.net to accept one of my uploads though! But really how many pixels do you want/need? 2.0 is enough in my opinion. For taking video agreed, a bit more.

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by ukair
Sun Dec 24, 2006 8:14 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: No Pilots Waving Here
Replies: 21
Views: 3353

RE: No Pilots Waving Here

Who's paying for these pizzas? #! The USAF or the tax payer? Same difference I guess.

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by ukair
Fri Dec 22, 2006 10:03 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: How Did This One Slip Past The Screeners?!
Replies: 16
Views: 5369

RE: How Did This One Slip Past The Screeners?!

Thats discrimination if it was a 747 it would never have got on.

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by ukair
Fri Dec 22, 2006 8:44 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Mickey Bednar (AirNikon) Passed Away
Replies: 148
Views: 15705

RE: Mickey Bednar (AirNikon) Passed Away

Sorry to hear the sad news, about the 9,999 issue I would like to see a poll for his last published photo, just my two cents worth.

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by ukair
Fri Dec 22, 2006 7:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Winglets On Ryanair EI-CSH
Replies: 1
Views: 2410

Winglets On Ryanair EI-CSH

I flew on Ryanair's <acronym title="Aer Lingus (Ireland)">EI</acronym>-CSH a few days ago and it definately had winglets but on the database here it doesn't have them, was it the same aircraft but modified or a new aircraft with the same reg? <br><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, H...

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by ukair
Thu Nov 30, 2006 10:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA Grounds 3 767s Due To Litvinenko Probe
Replies: 88
Views: 17825

RE: BA Grounds 3 767s Due To Litvinenko Probe

I hope Putin is going to be getting his cheque book out to compensate all these companies who have lost business and not least Litvinenko's family.

[Edited 2006-11-30 03:11:47]

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by ukair
Sat Oct 28, 2006 5:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Do Commercial Pilots Always Wear Short Sleeve
Replies: 19
Views: 25748

Why Do Commercial Pilots Always Wear Short Sleeve

.....short sleeve shirts.... have you guys/gals got a choice... personally I would prefer long sleeve.. is it company policy or something

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by ukair
Wed Oct 11, 2006 8:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bad Weather Cockpit Videos
Replies: 32
Views: 18975

RE: Bad Weather Cockpit Videos

That was just dangerous flying, they where lucky, should have diverted.

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by ukair
Sun Oct 08, 2006 3:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Woman Arrested For Grabbing A FAs Butt
Replies: 71
Views: 14780

RE: Woman Arrested For Grabbing A FAs Butt

Thank you for correcting my spelling MotorHussey I am eternally grateful to you...

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by ukair
Sat Oct 07, 2006 2:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Woman Arrested For Grabbing A FAs Butt
Replies: 71
Views: 14780

RE: Woman Arrested For Grabbing A FAs Butt

I think the issue here is she grabbed his ass in an 'agressive' manner as they where having some 'altication'. But whatever, we cant have passengers going round pinching F/A's asses...period.

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by ukair
Sat Oct 07, 2006 10:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A380 Delay Forces RR To Suspend Trent Production
Replies: 59
Views: 10096

RE: A380 Delay Forces RR To Suspend Trent Production

Unfortunately the A380 could go the same way as the Bristol Brabazon of the 50's.. a huge white elephant.. that was never a success.

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by ukair
Sat Oct 07, 2006 8:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Happens To Pilots Who 'screw Up'
Replies: 12
Views: 6772

What Happens To Pilots Who 'screw Up'

I always wondered what happened to pilots who made major blunders which resulted in the loss of life and the loss of the plane in terms of their careers being over ... or not. Like for instance the pilot of the Philippines 747 who took off on the wrong runway some years back resulting in huge loss o...

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by ukair
Sat Oct 07, 2006 8:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus Dropped Program To Add Winglets To A320s
Replies: 104
Views: 16343

RE: Airbus Dropped Program To Add Winglets To A320s

This just goes to show that winglets are nothing more than a passing fad, an aviation fashion accessory if you will.

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