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KEVS MATE
1st Sep 2001, 02:09
Does anyone know what has happened to the Airtours Pilot that allegedley forged his logbook,and made false claims about his flying experience in order to gain employment as a pilot?

Are the CAA going to prosecute him? It's all gone very quiet. :confused:

stoopid
1st Sep 2001, 02:28
yes he got a job as a politician m8 :))))

speed check
1st Sep 2001, 12:02
He's now in charge of the CAA exam unit!

minfuel
1st Sep 2001, 13:26
According to a Hallmark driver, he was last seen in CUBA with ELVIS and PRINCESS DI!

[ 01 September 2001: Message edited by: minfuel ]

cokehead
2nd Sep 2001, 00:32
.......helping to train Shergar for the next Grand National

E cam
2nd Sep 2001, 02:32
.....I thought Lord Lucan was doing that?

[ 01 September 2001: Message edited by: E cam ]

FreighterJock
2nd Sep 2001, 03:50
...Heard He's just bought off Airtours with a bunch of phoney money.... :D :D :D

Big Tudor
2nd Sep 2001, 18:05
Airtours washed their hands of him about 2 months ago. Last I heard the case was heard by local magistrates court who referred it to crown court. If found guilty then could face max sentance of 2 years behind bars!! Prosecution is being led by CAA but haven't heard what BALPA opinion is of the story.

Cmdr Data
2nd Sep 2001, 19:23
Allegedly, court action pending. Airtours to recover bond and other costs from said scribe. ;)

Bob Hawke
4th Sep 2001, 07:19
If only more biro pilots were bought to justice.

NorthernSky
5th Sep 2001, 03:19
Or we could realise that:

H = A

is an invalid equation.

(Where H = hours in log book and A = ability).

There's nothing worse than watching a guy with 10,000 hours screw up something easy in the simulator, except perhaps watching him make a mess of the re-fly. I honestly wonder how these people sleep at night?

Bob Hawke
6th Sep 2001, 06:02
So true northern sky, but doesn't justify wilful falsification of a log book, experience, ability or otherwise.

AND THE JUDGE SAID,
"Bring in the next guilty barstard."

NorthernSky
7th Sep 2001, 03:14
Agreed, of course.

But if the employers sat up and looked at the highly variable quality of the people flying their aeroplanes, and assessed ability properly, and recruited to the correct criteria, there'd be hardly any need to mention log book hours during the recruitment process.

Granted though that anyone who falsifies their record should be permanently stripped of their licence.