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UK MFTS on or off the rails?

Old 28th Feb 2018, 18:44
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Originally Posted by bose-x View Post
I named a public individual, I did not out him......
What you are achieving is to ‘out yourself’ as someone who applies different standards to themselves than others.

Nice
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Old 28th Feb 2018, 18:46
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Originally Posted by BruisedCrab View Post
What you are achieving is to ‘out yourself’ as someone who applies different standards to themselves than others.

Nice
Whatever......
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Old 28th Feb 2018, 18:57
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Originally Posted by [email protected] View Post
well in that case you could just use the pm method instead of trying to get him to tell you publicly where he works.
Bloody good point, well presented! <doh.gif>
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Old 28th Feb 2018, 19:11
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Bose-x,

I take it you’ve handed your notice in then if it’s that bad?!
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Old 28th Feb 2018, 19:25
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I think there are cross purposes in this thread. I think it sounds like there is a big difference between Valley Hawks and the rest, ie BFJT, Shawbs and Cranwell.
The problems at Valley seem to be keeping QFIs, the probs at the other bases seem to be aircraft, safety and syllabus related.
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Old 28th Feb 2018, 19:32
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And what is the story on the height limit in the Prefect? I saw one picture which looked most uncomfortable for the pilot, although I suppose he could have been 8 feet tall.

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Old 28th Feb 2018, 21:07
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What you are achieving is to ‘out yourself’ as someone who applies different standards to themselves than others.

Nice
and what you are achieving with 14 posts since 2013 is to show a secondary PPRuNe account brought into play to attack a poster your primary account has already lost the argument to.
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Old 28th Feb 2018, 21:53
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Originally Posted by [email protected] View Post
and what you are achieving with 14 posts since 2013 is to show a secondary PPRuNe account brought into play to attack a poster your primary account has already lost the argument to.
Nope, wrong. This is my one and only account and I have been registered under successive accounts since 1999. (First one was Reluctant Staff Officer, ah those were the days.)

My only usual contribution to PPRuNe is to read and think, not write. I wrote on this one to call out bose-x for naming an individual.

I have zero knowledge of the new training system. I left over a decade ago and had no part in training even when I was in. Sorry to disappoint your conspiracy theory but at least it confirms your character type for us all.
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Old 1st Mar 2018, 06:41
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I note that the Phenom now has its Certificate of Release and will be transferred to the military register.

Presumably RAF pilots will then teach themselves to fly it.....
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Old 1st Mar 2018, 07:16
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Originally Posted by BEagle View Post
I note that the Phenom now has its Certificate of Release and will be transferred to the military register.

Presumably RAF pilots will then teach themselves to fly it.....
It’s what they are doing now in the sim. What should have happened is the civilian pilots should have done the full the type ratings at CAE, done the 6 take off and landings and got the rating on the their licences. They should then have done hours building on type to be competent to teach. Once cleared to teach in accordance with their licence requirements run the first course for the military that the military have paid for and thus qualified the military pilots.

What you have instead is a bunch of unqualified guys sat in an office in Cranwell teaching themselves to fly the aircraft while writing the course materials and playing in the sim for two slots a day “testing” it out. Anyone see a problem with that concept......... And they wonder why people are playing their faces and even resigning.....

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Old 1st Mar 2018, 07:31
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Bruised Crab - methinks the lady doth protest too much.............
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Old 1st Mar 2018, 08:01
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Originally Posted by [email protected] View Post
Bruised Crab - methinks the lady doth protest too much.............
Think what you like, it’s the internet. I won’t bother posting my thoughts on you.
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Old 1st Mar 2018, 08:50
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bose-x, whether civilian or military, surely someone should have completed the normal TR course?

Now that the aircraft is on the military register, it shouldn't take too long for RAF QFIs to work-up on the aircraft?

No matter what the registration of the aircraft, I still consider that a civilian pilot providing instruction on Type should hold a valid professional licence, including a TR, IR and FI/TRI certificate for the Type.
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Old 1st Mar 2018, 12:07
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Originally Posted by BEagle View Post
bose-x, whether civilian or military, surely someone should have completed the normal TR course?

Now that the aircraft is on the military register, it shouldn't take too long for RAF QFIs to work-up on the aircraft?

No matter what the registration of the aircraft, I still consider that a civilian pilot providing instruction on Type should hold a valid professional licence, including a TR, IR and FI/TRI certificate for the Type.
As do I......
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Old 1st Mar 2018, 12:18
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Originally Posted by high spirits View Post
I think there are cross purposes in this thread. I think it sounds like there is a big difference between Valley Hawks and the rest, ie BFJT, Shawbs and Cranwell.
The problems at Valley seem to be keeping QFIs, the probs at the other bases seem to be aircraft, safety and syllabus related.

That might well be ONE of the problems at Valley.
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Old 1st Mar 2018, 12:25
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I won’t bother posting my thoughts on you
oh, you have thoughts on me....how sweet
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Old 1st Mar 2018, 12:58
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Where is Al Shinner when you need him?

I'm sure that if the head of training at Ascent wanted his views known, he could come on here and share them.

Perhaps a frank and open discussion might be the way to allay the fears of the tax paying public on this matter.

I'm confident that a public post on here from a SQEP in Ascent would be better for the company than the continuing allegations of the troops having been gagged. Maybe a company spokesperson might either deny such a gagging order was given, or justify it.

I fully accept that they might not have much time for this, after all they do seem to be busy trying to start running training command (as was) but "nothing to hide, nothing to fear" and all that.

When the contractors refuse to engage with the paying customer, then the customer might need to ask their elected representatives to ask some pointed questions.

To use a QFI expression, a little correction early, is better than needing a big change later on.
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Old 1st Mar 2018, 16:35
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AP,
The problem with your remarks is that a few old geezers on PPRuNe, speculating about any company's future methods of achievement, does not amount to 'the tax paying public' and would not, in my view, warrant their attention at all, let alone any senior management engagement.
To get their attention, some more formal complaint has to be raised...and all that is here is speculation.
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Old 1st Mar 2018, 17:58
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Ah well, that's the thing.

If a few old has beens and wannabees, discussing this on 'tinterweb is not important, why would the company prohibit the troops from engaging?

Why the threat of dismissal for engaging?

Perhaps we need to wait for someone at the coalface to get fired / win the lottery / develop a conscience, and spill the beans.
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Old 1st Mar 2018, 19:12
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I think I already did.
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