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by ORYX
Thu Sep 10, 2015 2:55 am
Forum: Expats
Topic: New life in Doha
Replies: 42
Views: 2952

Re: New life in Doha

:lol: putting me on the spot but ok........ trip report it shall be, but might be a day or two late, have a loong day tomorrow, and not a lot of time to sit in front of a pc :outtahere: You better not be sitting by the pc tomorrow :bingo: Aaag dam, there i thought I could play a bit ps4 :biggrin: R...
by ORYX
Wed Sep 09, 2015 2:39 pm
Forum: Expats
Topic: New life in Doha
Replies: 42
Views: 2952

Re: New life in Doha

http://s128.photobucket.com/user/jacobest/library/FLYING

Bell 407
here are some images as requested
pass: moertoe
by ORYX
Wed Sep 09, 2015 1:40 pm
Forum: Expats
Topic: New life in Doha
Replies: 42
Views: 2952

Re: New life in Doha

Ill try and post some later :Like: How about a trip report for tomorrow's flight to DAR (I'm not talking about Punani :bingo: )? :lol: putting me on the spot but ok........ trip report it shall be, but might be a day or two late, have a loong day tomorrow, and not a lot of time to sit in front of a...
by ORYX
Wed Sep 09, 2015 1:00 pm
Forum: Expats
Topic: New life in Doha
Replies: 42
Views: 2952

Re: New life in Doha

Ill try and post some later :Like:
by ORYX
Wed Sep 09, 2015 11:33 am
Forum: Expats
Topic: New life in Doha
Replies: 42
Views: 2952

Re: New life in Doha

Hello Peeps, Another long overdue update. Been here now for three years, how time flies when you're in a coma :) So, firstly, command upgrade has not materialized yet, latest requirements is 4,000 hours jet time in an airline environment. As usual, I suspect that will change again soon since after t...
by ORYX
Thu Mar 19, 2015 6:08 pm
Forum: Calendar Events
Topic: Happy Birthday Oryx!
Replies: 1
Views: 260

Re: Happy Birthday Oryx!

thanks man :)
by ORYX
Sun Dec 28, 2014 4:35 pm
Forum: Hangar Talk / I Want To Know ...
Topic: Latest flight from joburg to George
Replies: 1
Views: 330

Latest flight from joburg to George

To all my clever SA friends, what is the last Flight from joburg to George per day, what airline? looking at the 27th January.
Spanks
by ORYX
Sat Sep 20, 2014 6:41 pm
Forum: Expats
Topic: New life in Doha
Replies: 42
Views: 2952

Re: New life in Doha

Hello Peeps Been a while, So the A380 finally arrived, and...... now they have to do "training" until 10 October before launching the new service to Paris and London. Between you and me, methinks the crew shortage might have something to do with it, but lets pretend its training. In the me...
by ORYX
Thu Aug 14, 2014 9:49 pm
Forum: In The News
Topic: Pilot's artificial arm 'became detached while landing plane'
Replies: 4
Views: 374

Re: Pilot's artificial arm 'became detached while landing plane'

apparently, the first officer laughed his arse off as well :)
by ORYX
Sun Jun 29, 2014 11:59 pm
Forum: Where Are They Now?
Topic: Capt. Georg Martens aka Deutscher (flyafrica) RIP
Replies: 2
Views: 1280

Capt. Georg Martens aka Deutscher (flyafrica) RIP

Dont really know where to put this, Came home this morning, opened my work email to receive the sad news that Georg Martens has passed away after a battle with cancer. Although he did not post here, he was active on flyafrica. so if anyone here has connection on that side maybe pass the news on :( &...
by ORYX
Wed Jun 18, 2014 8:06 am
Forum: Accidents & Incidents
Topic: SAAF plane crash (C208) kills three
Replies: 7
Views: 276

Re: SAAF plane crash (C208) kills three

Raffles its a very safe plane in my opinion, but unfortunately it has a record of accident [url=http://aviation-safety.net/database/dblist.php?field=typecode&var=150%&cat=%1&sorteer=datekey&page=1]http://aviation-safety.net/database/dblist.php?field=typecode&var=150%&cat=%1&a...
by ORYX
Sun Jun 08, 2014 8:08 am
Forum: Aviation Job Board
Topic: Qatar Airways hiring (still)
Replies: 3
Views: 433

Re: Qatar Airways hiring (still)

Yup yet only five views :(
by ORYX
Thu Jun 05, 2014 8:01 am
Forum: Aviation Job Board
Topic: Qatar Airways hiring (still)
Replies: 3
Views: 433

Qatar Airways hiring (still)

Had a look this morning at the careers page. There is currently 15 different vacancies available but the following caught my eye :) QR5260 - Captain A320 | Al Maha Airways | Jeddah http://careers.qatarairways.com/qatarairways/VacancyDetail.aspx?VacancyID=77850 QR5271 - Type Rated Instructor/Check Ai...
by ORYX
Mon Apr 28, 2014 11:02 am
Forum: Congress Shack
Topic: Don't forget to vote May 7th!
Replies: 15
Views: 1028

Re: Don't forget to vote May 7th!

For us its April 30. out of the 4-5 thousand South Africans in Doha, only 600 registered to vote :( makes me sick
Yet they all love to moan.

Anyway, I will be voting. Who to vote for?

Maybe Julias  :twisted:
by ORYX
Sun Apr 27, 2014 8:53 am
Forum: Expats
Topic: New life in Doha
Replies: 42
Views: 2952

Re: New life in Doha

Sorry Raffles, only saw your question now. Uhm, good question. The short to the answer is March 2016. This company works in a strange way, experience does count but so does time in the company. When I joined, I was short 500 hours for direct command. Once you in, the policy is you have to do three y...
by ORYX
Fri Apr 25, 2014 9:39 am
Forum: Expats
Topic: New life in Doha
Replies: 42
Views: 2952

Re: New life in Doha

Well have to synchronize rosters meneer muntu, since i am sitting in dar again tonight, have five dar's next month :) beer sounds like a plan, make sure you stay in the serena hotel dar, then we wont have to walk far :)
by ORYX
Thu Apr 24, 2014 1:48 pm
Forum: Expats
Topic: New life in Doha
Replies: 42
Views: 2952

Re: New life in Doha

Ja Pine, never had a choice , but must say, the plastic is actually nice if you dont want to fly no more :)

Muntu, why is that changing soon?
by ORYX
Tue Apr 01, 2014 9:27 am
Forum: Expats
Topic: New life in Doha
Replies: 42
Views: 2952

Re: New life in Doha

Hello peeps WOW! they say time flies when you are in a coma, and it seems being a pilot, you are always comatose d. I cant believe its been that long since i posted here, but in all fairness, I have been busy :) Last time we spoke, Woolworths was a bad company, SAA was making a loss but still beggin...
by ORYX
Tue Apr 30, 2013 7:22 am
Forum: Accidents & Incidents
Topic: National Air Cargo Boeing 747-400F Crash Bagram, April 29th 2013
Replies: 26
Views: 693

Re: National Air Cargo Boeing 747-400F Crash Bagram, April 29th 2013

To this day I still say:  There are two jobs in the aviation industry that you cant stress the importance of more than 1. Flight Engineers and 2. Loadmasters. Having worked with this company before all I want to add is, if you think , as a cargo operator, that you save money by not employing ai...

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