Archive | November, 2015

The dynamics of being moribund.

22 Nov

Dear Chairman Thune, Ranking Member Nelson, and Members of the Committee: As representatives of hundreds of thousands of individuals and companies from all segments of the aviation community, including general aviation pilots, aircraft owners, operators, businesses that utilize aircraft, mechanics, manufacturers, physicians, pilot unions, and state aviation officials, we are writing to express our strong […]

Band of brothers – GA & Farmers common interest?

21 Nov
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  {Reference: From Aunty Pru Forum thread posts: 1/FACT – General Aviation is a major lifeline of the Bush. 2/FACT – General Aviation is a major lifeline of the Bush } The above quoted post highlights that both General Aviation & Rural communities/Farmers have a common interest to wake up Farmer Truss – the Nats & ultimately the Turnbull […]

Finding the right balance.

19 Nov

Below are quoted two contradictory, disparate views of the condition of  the non airline industry in Australia.  Glen_B  looking to the law in an attempt to see a clear path. The next a significant boost to industry employment and, possibly exports, it is a very good result and the government can be rightly proud of […]

All in a days work.

11 Nov

Background for those who care to research the noble art of Embuggerance. O&O  Shame. Methought I heard a voice cry, “Sleep no more! Macbeth does murder sleep”—the innocent sleep, Sleep that knits up the raveled sleave of care, The death of each day’s life, sore labor’s bath, Balm of hurt minds, great nature’s second course, […]

PelAir – ‘Lest we forget’ Part III

09 Nov

Six years on and the ATSB is still a basket case.. From off the Aunty Pru Forum thread – The Chambers Report    Peetwo Wrote: I note that in the very entertaining Estimate’s session on Monday, that there was several references to the PelAir cover-up & indeed the “Chambers Report”… {Reference: From about 06:30 minutes}   From CASA […]

Some fell on rocky places,

09 Nov

A Sunday ramble – on Tuesday. It is difficult to disagree with MdS – in the broad.  Indeed, I do not disagree, but, there are missing elements which must be addressed as part of any reform process – if it is to be effective. Politics and politicians; we have all seen the efforts made by […]

Keep it simple – Stupid….

06 Nov

Indeed P2; there is IMO far too much waffle and tomes of argument.  Too many options, too much wriggle room, too may words and far too many ready to twist and abuse ‘good intentions’ into obscene parodies. Take the Rev. Forsyth’s ASSR; then read the despicable Hawke.  Two, perhaps three recommendations met; a dozen – […]