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Old 27th Dec 2020, 06:07
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You 737 [email protected] make me laugh, flying a 60s technology tractor and still somehow think your crap doesn't stink. You might be the greatest pilots in the world but you certainly are not the smartest.
We flogged much older 320s around SE Asia with barely an unscheduled overnight.
Maybe just once, try and look outside your tiny bubble
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Old 27th Dec 2020, 06:52
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Originally Posted by airdualbleedfault View Post
You 737 [email protected] make me laugh, flying a 60s technology tractor and still somehow think your crap doesn't stink. You might be the greatest pilots in the world but you certainly are not the smartest.
We flogged much older 320s around SE Asia with barely an unscheduled overnight.
Maybe just once, try and look outside your tiny bubble
Settle down old mate, I too would chose to fly an A320 any day of the week over a 737 (if I had the choice). It’s quieter, roomier, better workload distribution between crew, etc, etc.

But I guess at the end of of the day, who cares it’s just an aeroplane- we fly what the airlines tell us to. Shame we all can’t laugh about the differences.
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Old 27th Dec 2020, 11:04
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Originally Posted by airdualbleedfault View Post
You 737 [email protected] make me laugh, flying a 60s technology tractor and still somehow think your crap doesn't stink. You might be the greatest pilots in the world but you certainly are not the smartest.
We flogged much older 320s around SE Asia with barely an unscheduled overnight.
Maybe just once, try and look outside your tiny bubble
LOL, are you a bit sleep deprived like crew that sleep on couches on unscheduled overnights because there is no engineering support in port?
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Old 28th Dec 2020, 00:14
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Originally Posted by Buttscratcher View Post
Did anyone protest when the 73s took over some of the mine charter work previously being flown by Network?.
This is gold. I would’ve loved to see the responses if they had.
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Old 2nd Jan 2021, 06:16
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Love the digs at Network crew from the usual antiquated mainline blokes, who are seemingly misdirecting their anger and usual bitterness at the wrong people. Referencing facial hair, and referring to them as "try hards".

You blokes have had it too good, for too long. Thankfully your industry relevance is coming to a swift end, and perhaps only then will you realise you were not as great, nor cared about as you tell yourselves.
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Old 2nd Jan 2021, 11:50
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Love the digs at Network crew from the usual antiquated mainline blokes, who are seemingly misdirecting their anger and usual bitterness at the wrong people. Referencing facial hair, and referring to them as "try hards".

You blokes have had it too good, for too long. Thankfully your industry relevance is coming to a swift end, and perhaps only then will you realise you were not as great, nor cared about as you tell yourselves.
4th Sept 2019 you wrote in JQ Aus NZ Positions
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Internal EOI's went out today for JQ for placements early next year. Fingers crossed this is also extended to external applicants soon.
You mean the credibility and industry relevance that's adorned on your F100s tail and all the perks ...

Why is it popular to grandstand being paid less for doing the same thing ...
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Old 2nd Jan 2021, 12:36
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Originally Posted by aseriesofleftturns View Post
You blokes have had it too good, for too long. Thankfully your industry relevance is coming to a swift end, and perhaps only then will you realise you were not as great, nor cared about as you tell yourselves.
Why would you have a go at another Pilot group for successfully negotiating better terms and conditions then yours?

You should be working hard to ensure your conditions are improved not trying to drag another group down to your level.
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Old 2nd Jan 2021, 12:42
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Why would you have a go at another Pilot group for successfully negotiating better terms and conditions then yours?

You should be working hard to ensure your conditions are improved not trying to drag another group down to your level.
Because that same pilot group have resorted to verbal (and supposedly physical attacks) on a regional cohort comprised of crew who have no say, nor condone current trends and speculative changes. Majority of NWK guys/gals over the years are merely happy to have nabbed a jet gig out of GA...
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Old 2nd Jan 2021, 12:47
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Originally Posted by aseriesofleftturns View Post
Love the digs at Network crew from the usual antiquated mainline blokes, who are seemingly misdirecting their anger and usual bitterness at the wrong people. Referencing facial hair, and referring to them as "try hards".

You blokes have had it too good, for too long. Thankfully your industry relevance is coming to a swift end, and perhaps only then will you realise you were not as great, nor cared about as you tell yourselves.
Your either a young schmuck or someone with no idea, but I agree that you should re direct your whinges not to your fellow air crew but perhaps the masters that are enslaving you? Once this turns around Network will be like a deer with no eyes, No idea, and no crew...that’s a given.
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Old 2nd Jan 2021, 13:01
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Awww sweetie, at what stage of the process did your mainline application fail?

If I was you I’d be pushing for an MOU for mainline positions like the JQ/mainline MOU. It’d be your best chance of flying something other than a clapped out 320.
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Old 2nd Jan 2021, 13:13
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Awww sweetie, at what stage of the process did your mainline application fail?

If I was you I’d be pushing for an MOU for mainline positions like the JQ/mainline MOU. It’d be your best chance of flying something other than a clapped out 320.
As a second officer......
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Old 2nd Jan 2021, 22:48
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Originally Posted by aseriesofleftturns View Post
Because that same pilot group have resorted to verbal (and supposedly physical attacks) on a regional cohort
Physical attacks?
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Old 2nd Jan 2021, 23:49
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Originally Posted by Capt Fathom View Post
Physical attacks?
I call BS. Compensatory statement to try and justify his/her silly post I’d imagine.
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Old 3rd Jan 2021, 00:34
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Originally Posted by aseriesofleftturns View Post
Majority of NWK guys/gals over the years are merely happy to have nabbed a jet gig out of GA...
Have they though?
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Old 3rd Jan 2021, 05:53
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Originally Posted by aseriesofleftturns View Post
Love the digs at Network crew from the usual antiquated mainline blokes, who are seemingly misdirecting their anger and usual bitterness at the wrong people. Referencing facial hair, and referring to them as "try hards".

You blokes have had it too good, for too long. Thankfully your industry relevance is coming to a swift end, and perhaps only then will you realise you were not as great, nor cared about as you tell yourselves.

Troll alert. Good attempt though.

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Old 3rd Jan 2021, 06:24
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Majority of NWK guys/gals over the years are merely happy to have nabbed a jet gig out of GA...

Have they though?
This is the official CASA definition of General Aviation:

Definitions


Defined as all non-scheduled flying activity in aircraft allocated a VH registration by CASA, but excluding VH-registered sailplanes (powered and unpowered). Ultralight aircraft, hang gliders and autogyros are also excluded.
I suppose this means a Qantas A380 on a "non-scheduled" flight is also GA
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Old 3rd Jan 2021, 09:45
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Originally Posted by aseriesofleftturns View Post
Because that same pilot group have resorted to verbal (and supposedly physical attacks)
such as what exactly? What physical attacks have been perpetrated? Provide evidence if at all possible....
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Old 3rd Jan 2021, 10:35
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Probably just hearsay, but is there any truth to the rumour about a mainline pilot calling a network pilot a “scab” in the Perth staff car park?

I don’t know how I would in that situation, but it wouldn’t be favourably. It has to be one of the most disgusting words I have ever heard.

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Old 3rd Jan 2021, 11:13
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Originally Posted by davidclarke View Post
Probably just hearsay, but is there any truth to the rumour about a mainline pilot calling a network pilot a “scab” in the Perth staff car park?

I don’t know how I would in that situation, but it wouldn’t be favourably. It has to be one of the most disgusting words I have ever heard.
Don't know, and it would be impossible to verify if it did or didn't. It suits the narrative that it did, so therefore to some determined network pilots, it must be true.
The truth is of course, its probably not. Just like all the statements on this site over the years about QF blokes walking past pilots of other airlines and just shunning them in some sort of superiority play. The truth that I've seen is exactly the opposite. But that doesn't suit the narrative of the QF blokes being the bad guys because they get paid more. It actually beggers belief that some on this industry subscribe to that belief. Jealousy I guess, but I can't figure out why anybody in this industry would like to see more lower paid jobs, rather than the opposite. It's crazy.
Thee tall poppy syndrome is alive and well.
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Old 3rd Jan 2021, 11:24
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How many Network, Eastern, Sunstate, Jetstar or Jetconnect pilots have written books about themselves?
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