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Old 18th Jan 2018, 19:49
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Originally Posted by ZOOKER View Post
Also, I heard a rumour today that 6 EGGP ATCOS are shortly moving east to EGCC?
What, not enough Nats controllers available? Sounds like something that happened over 20 years ago that was fought by the union.
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Old 18th Jan 2018, 20:05
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Originally Posted by cossack View Post
What, not enough Nats controllers available? Sounds like something that happened over 20 years ago that was fought by the union.
This being the same NATS that is so short of training capacity it is sending a course of TATCs to complete a basic course in Spain?

And if a post elsewhere on this forum is to be believed, the TATCs are required to pay a weekly supplement towards the costs in Spain. THAT sounds like something union would have fought 20 years ago, and you would hope they'd be all over right now.....
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Old 18th Jan 2018, 20:25
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Originally Posted by ZOOKER View Post
Prestwick good egg?

Centre or airport?

I quite fancy that.

Also, I heard a rumour today that 6 EGGP ATCOS are shortly moving east to EGCC?
The airport
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Old 18th Jan 2018, 21:15
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Still keeping that powder dry, eh?
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Old 19th Jan 2018, 03:23
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Originally Posted by ZOOKER View Post
Prestwick good egg?

Centre or airport?

I quite fancy that.

Also, I heard a rumour today that 6 EGGP ATCOS are shortly moving east to EGCC?
Prestwick Airport hasn't been NATS for many years now.
Didn't know they even had 6 at Liverpool.
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Old 19th Jan 2018, 07:11
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Originally Posted by chevvron View Post
Didn't know they even had 6 at Liverpool.
You should get out a bit more, they've got around 30 at LPL
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Old 19th Jan 2018, 15:09
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I,m guessing chevvron has never ventured north of Watford. Like most of them dahn sarf thinks there's no aviation goes on oop north.
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Old 19th Jan 2018, 15:17
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If you wanna be like that, I landed at Unst (furthest north airport in the UK) in a Loganair Islander during a 4 week detachment to Sumburgh during which I also visted Foula(most isolated airfield in the UK).
I've also been to the Stadium of Light; do you know in Washington on the A1, you're almost in the Arctic yet there are still signs saying 'To the North'.

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Old 19th Jan 2018, 15:21
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Originally Posted by Cripes View Post
I'm surprised EGGP doesn't have it's own thread! 6 in one go is a heck of a lot to lose at once.
On an ATCO Cadet course just before mine (21 Course I think) all who graduated were posted to LATCC West Drayton. 6 resigned on the spot.
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Old 19th Jan 2018, 17:24
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I know 2 of them from EGNX, chevvron. I know 'PK hasn't been NATS for a while, can you remember when it changed? We were talking about it recently up here. It was one of the aerodromes I put on my posting preference form. I hope it has a future, along with Blackpool.
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Old 19th Jan 2018, 18:14
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PIK took over ATC services from NATS on 1 April 1993 (I started there on 12th July 1993 - there was a nice band wearing orange sashes & bowler hats out in the street to greet me - well, I assume that's what they were there for ! ... ;-) ;-)
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Old 19th Jan 2018, 18:48
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It,s known as the Stadium Of Despair now
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Old 20th Jan 2018, 02:46
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Originally Posted by obwan View Post
It,s known as the Stadium Of Despair now
As we were visiting team supporters (Fulham), we were given a police escort from the service area in Washington all the way to the stadium; motor bike outriders who went on ahead stopping other traffic at roundabouts and traffic lights and waving us through like we were Royalty!
Chatting to one of the 'bikers' before we left, he told us it was the only time they got overtime paid so they liked to 'push the boat out'.
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Old 20th Jan 2018, 07:14
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Perfect example of northern hospitality and good fellowship
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Old 20th Jan 2018, 12:38
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Perfect example of northern hospitality and good fellowship
Sunderland supporters were very friendly too; we chatted to one or two whilst in the queue for roast pork baps.
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Old 21st Jan 2018, 12:07
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They will take applications for 2 weeks only.

https://www.iaa.ie/careers/current-v...ic-controllers

Starting date is 2 weeks after they receive your cv.

Can't imagine many going if the germans are also taking ready entries
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Old 21st Jan 2018, 13:03
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Originally Posted by BigDaddyBoxMeal View Post
They advertised at the beginning of December for ATCOs. They usually advertise on the airport’s own website given they are the ANSP.

Probably always worth getting in touch with any unit though; given most have advertised in the last year and the shortage doesn’t seem to be going anywhere.
Ah thank you, yes I see it now from a previous page in the thread. Looks like I've just missed the boat annoyingly, the airport seem rather reluctant to respond directly about vacancies of that nature.
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Old 22nd Jan 2018, 09:06
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Originally Posted by cossack View Post
What, not enough Nats controllers available? Sounds like something that happened over 20 years ago that was fought by the union.
Unfortunately nowadays we couldn’t fight our way out of a wet paper bag
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Old 24th Jan 2018, 17:32
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I've heard that Dublin are looking for experienced controllers. Anybody got more info?
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Old 25th Jan 2018, 01:28
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Originally Posted by ZOOKER View Post

Also, I heard a rumour today that 6 EGGP ATCOS are shortly moving east to EGCC?
Unlikely as it's tower/GMC only nowadays since Man. Sub Centre moved away.
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