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Old 23rd Apr 2020, 07:12
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Originally Posted by RoyHudd View Post
Alex W is a top-drawer trainer. Credit and respect.

As regards airline jobs, just forget them. The big number of experienced and type-rated pilots on the market means there are no jobs for new folk for many years. Nobody will want you, however poor the pay. There will be so many who are desperate for jobs, all of whom have plenty of experience.
When ‘eventually’ the market improves, opportunities on turbo props may well be the first jobs openings for novice *junior birdmen*.

Post 9/11, it took 18 months for the first Loganair Saab 340 FO to move to the big silver birds. And of course with over 1000+ hours on Saab, her transition to jet operations was straightforward, with increased airmanship & situational awareness. Loganair is one of the best airlines, if not the best, for a novice to start their apprenticeship.

The availability of mass vaccinations will be a critical catalyst in returning towards normality.
Prof Sarah Gilbert’s Oxford vaccine trials start today.

To paraphrase (modified) Captain Oates:

“ I am going out, and I might be sometime”

THE PHRASE “Junior Birdmen” is a generic phrase not identifying any gender, or non binary orientation.

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