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  • hptmurphy's Avatar
    Today, 15:28
    Conjecture... a more experience OOW isn't infallible and can also makes mistakes He qualified as a helms man regardless of conscript status...
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  • hptmurphy's Avatar
    Today, 15:16
    hptmurphy replied to a thread PC-9M in Air Corps
    Yeah a heavy trawler will do that to a soft skinned frigate... and the photos tell the whole story:-D
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  • Charlie252's Avatar
    Today, 12:33
    Charlie252 replied to a thread PC-9M in Air Corps
    It’s not a limit(except US airspace) it is a restriction that can be lifted by ATC, you regularly hear ATC say “free speed” most civil airliners will...
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  • DeV's Avatar
    Today, 11:49
    DeV replied to a thread PC-9M in Air Corps
    Concorde?
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  • Graylion's Avatar
    Today, 11:03
    Graylion replied to a thread PC-9M in Air Corps
    Wanna bet that is where the legend comes from? I think I have seen that pic with the 747 with the flaps out and the Fougas without
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  • GoneToTheCanner's Avatar
    Today, 10:40
    GoneToTheCanner replied to a thread PC-9M in Air Corps
    the 747 may be the current fastest civilian airliner but the long retired Convair 880 was fastest of all and even the Citation X flies faster than a...
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  • GoneToTheCanner's Avatar
    Today, 10:38
    GoneToTheCanner replied to a thread PC-9M in Air Corps
    The legend is false, I'm afraid. A Fouga is good for 360 kts and all commercial traffic is limited to a max of 250 knots in a control zone, so when...
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  • Graylion's Avatar
    Today, 09:52
    Graylion replied to a thread PC-9M in Air Corps
    I'll believe it. The 747 is the fastest civilian airliner.
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  • Flamingo's Avatar
    Yesterday, 20:53
    Flamingo replied to a thread PC-9M in Air Corps
    Only because leaving a smoking heap of splinters and an oil slick was seen as a bit ungentlemanly...
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  • na grohmiti's Avatar
    Yesterday, 17:17
    The helmsman, a conscript, was the only one to see the approach, but assumed the OOW was aware, and it wasn't his place to question the officer.
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  • ancientmariner's Avatar
    Yesterday, 17:08
    The OOW or one of the bridge trainees was a USN exchange officer and the AIS was passive.
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  • DeV's Avatar
    Yesterday, 16:30
    DeV replied to a thread manning levels, the future. in Navy FAQs
    The Norwegian (relatively inexperienced) OOW was also supervising 2 trainees as well
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  • Graylion's Avatar
    Yesterday, 15:43
    That's what I said in that conversation when the info was given to me.
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  • na grohmiti's Avatar
    Yesterday, 14:49
    An interesting aside with regards to crewing issues, and the loss of experienced staff. The accident report into the collision last year between a...
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  • hptmurphy's Avatar
    Yesterday, 14:34
    hptmurphy replied to a thread PC-9M in Air Corps
    legend has it the 747 slowed down! have a look at the last Cod Wars.....Iceland seemed to worry the RN with same
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  • Anzac's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:35
    Even the RNZN advised the NZ Govt that it was not the answer 15 years ago. Still did not stop the NZ Govt from buying a tarted up Roro Ferry though.
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  • na grohmiti's Avatar
    Yesterday, 08:09
    You got wires crossed. Ben my Chree is what HMNZS Canterbury is based on. The NS have visited Canturbury to confirm that a ship of this type is not...
    2580 replies | 785042 view(s)
  • Sparky42's Avatar
    Yesterday, 03:41
    Why in gods name would we buy the Ben My Chee?
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  • GoneToTheCanner's Avatar
    Yesterday, 01:03
    GoneToTheCanner replied to a thread PC-9M in Air Corps
    My point about the airlines and AC pilots is that the Irish airlines are not dependent on them as a source (the sheer volume of non-Irish pilots in...
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  • Graylion's Avatar
    Yesterday, 00:27
    I heard on the grapewine that 2 vessels have been earmarked for acquisition by the NS. One possible option mentioned was the Ben My Chree...
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  • Chuck's Avatar
    11th November 2019, 23:24
    Chuck replied to a thread PC-9M in Air Corps
    Agree with all you say regarding the PC-9M. Your comments regarding AC pilots exiting for the airlines, particularly the Irish two, are way off...
    28 replies | 936 view(s)
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