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Forum: Tech Log
2nd Apr 2021, 16:05
Replies: 10
Views: 2,066
Posted By speed freek

Ours is a BCF. Can't imagine what differences...

Ours is a BCF. Can't imagine what differences exist between it and the ERFs but our manuals specially prohibit packs off and APU to pack.

It's the only one I've come across with this limitation.
Forum: Tech Log
1st Apr 2021, 13:34
Replies: 10
Views: 2,066
Posted By speed freek

Think something lost in translation. We have one...

Think something lost in translation. We have one PW powered jumbo. Can't do a "packs off" or "APU to pack" take off. Nothing about bleeds.

No idea either by the way as to why it's not allowed....
15th Jul 2020, 18:02
Replies: 2,001
Views: 1,685,538
Posted By speed freek

Hey Dave, great post. Go fornicate yourself. ...

Hey Dave, great post. Go fornicate yourself.

I hope your children or your marriage won't ever suffer because you ended up on the wrong fleet, with the wrong seniority, and 66% of junior FO pay...
19th Jan 2019, 20:25
Replies: 7,000
Views: 6,459,942
Posted By speed freek

That's assuming you can get into your regional...

That's assuming you can get into your regional base of choice. How is Bristol, Liverpool, Belfast or any of the Scottish bases looking? Still dead man's shoes? Maybe you meant Portugal and the award...
18th Jan 2019, 23:50
Replies: 7,000
Views: 6,459,942
Posted By speed freek

Riskybis, I never said everything is rose tinted...

Riskybis, I never said everything is rose tinted and perfect. Read my post again. And if you did go to virgin I know many guys there who are unhappy and looking at their options. Deteriorating Ts and...
18th Jan 2019, 19:00
Replies: 7,000
Views: 6,459,942
Posted By speed freek

Couldn't give you numbers but many get in touch...

Couldn't give you numbers but many get in touch and apply.
18th Jan 2019, 18:59
Replies: 7,000
Views: 6,459,942
Posted By speed freek

Red 9, yes quite right. Yet more clear evidence I...

Red 9, yes quite right. Yet more clear evidence I can't multi task :}

MikeAlpha, it's very clear both our experiences of both companies are widely different, such is the nature of this job. But to...
18th Jan 2019, 16:19
Replies: 7,000
Views: 6,459,942
Posted By speed freek

it wasn't a personal attack on you but seeing as...

it wasn't a personal attack on you but seeing as you've taken it that way yes I am at BA, I haven't been a cadet for many many years and when I were a lad my first flying job wasn't a shiny A320 with...
18th Jan 2019, 11:41
Replies: 7,000
Views: 6,459,942
Posted By speed freek

Because it's fashionable to badmouth the company...

Because it's fashionable to badmouth the company whenever possible.

The best flying job is flying for a legacy in your home country. Dutch pilots going to KLM isn't an accurate reflection of...
12th Dec 2018, 16:55
Replies: 7,000
Views: 6,459,942
Posted By speed freek

[/left] They have and they do. Ask me how I...

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They have and they do. Ask me how I know. Like yourself many staff there commute on other airlines to stay out of the spotlight.
12th Dec 2018, 13:02
Replies: 7,000
Views: 6,459,942
Posted By speed freek

Never was a truer word said. Just like everyone...

Never was a truer word said. Just like everyone on this thread is looking for a fresh start, why don't those same names look elsewhere? Plenty of airlines and plenty of opportunities.

I'm 3 years...
22nd Jun 2018, 10:29
Replies: 232
Views: 179,797
Posted By speed freek

Until the agreement is in place rumours aren't...

Until the agreement is in place rumours aren't worth a great deal. PBS took a long time to come.

Thanks for the info but to me nothing has changed. The northern UK bases are still dead man's...
21st Jun 2018, 21:39
Replies: 232
Views: 179,797
Posted By speed freek

I didn't realise 7/7 was on the UK contract....

I didn't realise 7/7 was on the UK contract. That's a good roster pattern to get and might have changed my decision to leave.
21st Jun 2018, 06:43
Replies: 232
Views: 179,797
Posted By speed freek

For balance, if the OP were to join today, how...

For balance, if the OP were to join today, how long would he or she be waiting for that regional base? Be prepared to spend many a year at LGW where things aren't so rosy.
12th Jul 2017, 20:01
Replies: 77
Views: 46,192
Posted By speed freek

Yes but what is the waiting list like for your...

Yes but what is the waiting list like for your base? To anyone contemplating joining, be under no illusion you'll do your time in a base not to your liking while waiting for literally someone to...
26th Oct 2015, 20:23
Replies: 39
Views: 14,014
Posted By speed freek

For example?

For example?
22nd Sep 2015, 08:31
Replies: 1,403
Views: 1,197,165
Posted By speed freek

Apparently the locals have been migrating to an...

Apparently the locals have been migrating to an in house start-up Union and BALPA's membership fell below a threshold.
21st Sep 2015, 23:14
Replies: 1,403
Views: 1,197,165
Posted By speed freek

I've heard a rumour that BALPA have lost...

I've heard a rumour that BALPA have lost recognition and VS won't honour the existing T's and C's once the union goes :eek:

Any truth?
Forum: Tech Log
19th Apr 2015, 09:52
Replies: 65
Views: 41,915
Posted By speed freek

But isn't that what people are saying with...

But isn't that what people are saying with backdriven controls?

If you treat the autopilot as a third pilot in the flight deck, then surely you'd like to see what it's commanding alongside what...
Forum: Tech Log
18th Sep 2013, 09:20
Replies: 61
Views: 12,910
Posted By speed freek

What was the forecast for destination? The PF's...

What was the forecast for destination? The PF's wiper (in this case, the captain) is required for CAT II and III.
Forum: Tech Log
7th Jul 2013, 22:55
Replies: 29
Views: 8,237
Posted By speed freek

Well done Ovt, good photo. Shows the offset...

Well done Ovt, good photo. Shows the offset exactly.

I just assumed it was one of those things about BCN we've all come to love :E

Anyone have a copy of that spoof ATIS doing the rounds a few...
24th Jun 2012, 17:34
Replies: 132
Views: 49,594
Posted By speed freek

Not technically correct. It's considered...

Not technically correct.

It's considered good practice to drop the gear using the alternate system when you have a failure of one of the main systems. The idea being that the gear is a 'heavy'...
Forum: Questions
24th Jun 2010, 16:32
Replies: 3
Views: 1,684
Posted By speed freek

Lemo plug headsets

Are Lemo plugs compatible with Airbus aircraft? Found my headset manufacturer does a replacement cable ending with a Lemo plug.
Replies: 15
Views: 2,362
Posted By speed freek

Anyone know a cost effective way of renewing MEP and IR?

Basically as the title says. Got to get it done before I hit the 5 year limit on the ratings but cost is a factor. Anyone know anyone who has a twin and an examiner's rating?

Didn't there used to...
23rd Mar 2009, 21:02
Replies: 519
Views: 306,382
Posted By speed freek

Just a question (observation) so please don't...

Just a question (observation) so please don't shoot me!

Everybody seems to be going on about the reduced tailplane authority of the MD-11 but how can this be when any pitch moment goes through a...
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