Shame or Fame for McCormack.

Smoke – or Fire?

Easy enough to sympathise with REX outrage at the media; a PR problem for sure. Passenger numbers over the next few months will tell how much damage has been done – although I suspect not a lot. We shall see. The old question “would you let your loved ones travel on their aircraft” begs an answer. Knowing the aircraft and many of the flight crew, I don’t believe I would worry.

But: there are a couple of ‘worrying’ elements in the story. The quick, clean (spotless) audit series conducted by CASA being one. Clean paperwork is like the top surface of a mudguard; immaculate, polished to a fare-thee-well, impeccable. The underside of a mudguard is often a different story; that’s where the crud gathers and the rust settles in. Every aircraft in the air today will be carrying, in one form or another, ‘snags’. Small items which do not affect the overall serviceability of the aircraft at all. Many of these may be carried for an extended period of time to allow the aircraft to keep operating – all perfectly safe, totally legal and a universal practice. IMO the ‘quality’ and ‘safety culture’ of a company is demonstrated in the reduction and early cleaning up of these ‘snags’. Repetitive snags appearing on tech logs indicate a patch up, rather than a clean fix (unless it’s one of those ‘mystery gremlins which just won’t quit). But, I digress.

I ain’t suspicious of the airline, nor too concerned for ‘safety’. If I were to raise an eyebrow it would be over the speed and smoothness with which the Audit was conducted – in record time. We must just hope that undue influence was not brought to bear to keep the lid on a potential PR disaster. I’d hate to see REX have an accident following a ‘paper work’ audit, due to a ‘mechanical’ failure. The words Shit and Fan comes to mind.

Toot – toot…
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Shame or Fame for McCormack. - by Kharon - 07-23-2018, 07:54 AM
RE: Shame or Fame for McCormack. - by Gobbledock - 07-23-2018, 10:28 AM
RE: Shame or Fame for McCormack. - by Peetwo - 07-23-2018, 02:54 PM
RE: Shame or Fame for McCormack. - by Gobbledock - 07-23-2018, 04:28 PM
RE: Shame or Fame for McCormack. - by P7_TOM - 07-23-2018, 08:16 PM
RE: Shame or Fame for McCormack. - by thorn bird - 07-23-2018, 08:34 PM
RE: Shame or Fame for McCormack. - by Kharon - 07-24-2018, 08:20 AM
RE: Shame or Fame for McCormack. - by Gobbledock - 07-24-2018, 01:10 PM
RE: Shame or Fame for McCormack. - by Peetwo - 07-24-2018, 07:41 PM
RE: Shame or Fame for McCormack. - by P7_TOM - 07-24-2018, 07:54 PM
RE: Shame or Fame for McCormack. - by Peetwo - 07-26-2018, 08:44 AM
RE: Shame or Fame for McCormack. - by Gobbledock - 07-26-2018, 03:31 PM
RE: Shame or Fame for McCormack. - by Kharon - 07-27-2018, 08:49 AM
RE: Shame or Fame for McCormack. - by Peetwo - 07-27-2018, 09:58 AM
RE: Shame or Fame for McCormack. - by Peetwo - 07-28-2018, 11:10 AM
RE: Shame or Fame for McCormack. - by Peetwo - 08-17-2018, 09:32 AM
RE: Shame or Fame for McCormack. - by Gobbledock - 07-27-2018, 11:25 AM
RE: Shame or Fame for McCormack. - by thorn bird - 07-28-2018, 06:42 AM
RE: Shame or Fame for McCormack. - by Gobbledock - 07-28-2018, 02:40 PM
RE: Shame or Fame for McCormack. - by P7_TOM - 07-29-2018, 07:18 PM
RE: Shame or Fame for McCormack. - by Peetwo - 07-30-2018, 08:22 PM
RE: Shame or Fame for McCormack. - by Peetwo - 08-01-2018, 10:53 AM
RE: Shame or Fame for McCormack. - by Gobbledock - 08-01-2018, 01:30 PM
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RE: Shame or Fame for McCormack. - by Gobbledock - 08-08-2018, 08:56 AM
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RE: Shame or Fame for McCormack. - by Gobbledock - 08-23-2018, 11:53 AM
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