Go Back  PPRuNe Forums > Search Forums
Reload this Page >

Search Results

 
Search: Posts Made By: aviation_enthus
Showing results 1 to 25 of 95
Search took 0.04 seconds.
Forum: Middle East
31st Aug 2019, 20:29
Replies: 4,901
Views: 2,793,404
Posted By aviation_enthus

No it’s you who is missing the point. The...

No it’s you who is missing the point. The experience levels of new hires at EK was lowered years ago when the changed it to allow CRJ/ERJ drivers, then Ryanair/Easyjet f/o’s with 2500 hours. If you...
17th Aug 2019, 10:20
Replies: 41
Views: 37,225
Posted By aviation_enthus

Rex vs Vincent is not a realistic comparison. ...

Rex vs Vincent is not a realistic comparison.

Yes they both run/ran Saabs, but Rex invest a reasonable amount of money in ground equipment for their RPT network. Every port in North Queensland...
21st Jul 2019, 18:05
Replies: 975
Views: 369,994
Posted By aviation_enthus

I agree with most of what transition_alt said 👍 ...

I agree with most of what transition_alt said 👍

I’d add or stress the following points:

Not sure what industry you’re in now but I’d imagine a similar rule applies. When you are just getting...
Forum: Middle East
18th Jul 2019, 10:23
Replies: 84
Views: 92,807
Posted By aviation_enthus

All well and good to say this BUT not everyone...

All well and good to say this BUT not everyone can work at Delta, AA or QF. My first choice was QF, I’d argue it’s the top of the pile in OZ and pretty much every pilot that starts out aims for the...
6th Jul 2019, 10:58
Replies: 87
REX
Views: 67,059
Posted By aviation_enthus

Really?! Poor comparison I’d argue. You want to...

Really?! Poor comparison I’d argue. You want to compare an Australian airline to an incident relating to a manufacturer fault plus Lion Air of all companies?! Lion Air have regular well documented...
6th Jul 2019, 05:28
Replies: 87
REX
Views: 67,059
Posted By aviation_enthus

First off can I just say everyone loves to pile...

First off can I just say everyone loves to pile on Rex when the opportunity presents itself! Pprune, newspapers, Facebook etc I am yet to come across many (if any) comments supporting Rex. Each to...
Forum: Middle East
5th Jul 2019, 23:17
Replies: 4,901
Views: 2,793,404
Posted By aviation_enthus

Yes with kids it’s likely you’ll be put in Meydan...

Yes with kids it’s likely you’ll be put in Meydan South or Heights. I know of some married f/o’s with no kids that have also managed to get a villa.

Both places have advantages and disadvantages....
Forum: Middle East
29th Jun 2019, 13:20
Replies: 4,901
Views: 2,793,404
Posted By aviation_enthus

HOOROO, you’re welcome mate! Just a word of...

HOOROO, you’re welcome mate!

Just a word of caution:

I too had a reasonable desire to fly all over the world in a big jet. It was a ‘scratch I had to itch’. 😂
Emirates will definitely help...
Forum: Middle East
28th Jun 2019, 16:32
Replies: 4,901
Views: 2,793,404
Posted By aviation_enthus

Long story short, yes you could just walk away...

Long story short, yes you could just walk away with the Provident Fund payout and be happy with that.

BUT I think it’s intention is to cover your lack of pension/401K/superannuation after spending...
Forum: Middle East
25th May 2019, 08:16
Replies: 29
Views: 12,974
Posted By aviation_enthus

This comment right here sums it up. Doesn’t...

This comment right here sums it up. Doesn’t matter what type you’ve flown before, if the culture and standards of your previous employer aren’t great then you’ll struggle (either in the interview or...
7th Feb 2019, 03:53
Replies: 975
Views: 369,994
Posted By aviation_enthus

Go for it

Just my 2 cents!

Having been through the ‘self training’ path and also worked at Rex I thought I’d chip in.

I did my own self studied CPL (200hrs) and then went job hunting. Took me a whole...
Forum: Middle East
7th Dec 2018, 16:39
Replies: 4,901
Views: 2,793,404
Posted By aviation_enthus

Yes the money can be tempting, BUT....

AIMINGHIGH:

All the reasons you have for coming here are valid. Most people look at the cost/benefit and work out they could probably save money or be better off in EK. BUT don’t let the money be...
5th Dec 2018, 06:11
Replies: 51
Views: 23,088
Posted By aviation_enthus

Rex have always said the SAAB has another 10-15...

Rex have always said the SAAB has another 10-15 years of life left in it. If you look at their planning that’s what they’re expecting. Eg Sim in Wagga, investment in spares from the US etc. They also...
Forum: Middle East
24th Nov 2018, 15:50
Replies: 31
Views: 17,259
Posted By aviation_enthus

Regardless of all the mental arithmetic in this...

Regardless of all the mental arithmetic in this thread, none of us can really predict the future. That being said I agree the recent 4 year upgrades are an anomaly rather than the new normal!
...
2nd Aug 2018, 17:08
Replies: 4
Views: 2,211
Posted By aviation_enthus

East Air looking for B1900 drivers

Noticed East Air looking for B1900 pilots for ‘RPT operations’. Sounds like something is in the pipeline? I thought they currently only did charter in Aero Commanders, C402s & B200?
22nd Jul 2018, 15:49
Replies: 134
Views: 15,163
Posted By aviation_enthus

The British had exactly this idea back in 1957....

The British had exactly this idea back in 1957. Google ‘1957 Statement on Defence’. Long story short it didn’t work.

Yes that was over 50 years ago BUT I would argue a SAM system is no substitute...
22nd Jul 2018, 10:30
Replies: 134
Views: 15,163
Posted By aviation_enthus

First off a comment on Carlo Kopp. I would agree...

First off a comment on Carlo Kopp. I would agree that he had an incredible bias for the F-111, it was pretty clear he thought that was the one and only solution to Australia's problems. Putting all...
13th Jul 2018, 09:49
Replies: 7
Views: 2,175
Posted By aviation_enthus

Agreed

My limited experience with China so far is one trip to Yinchuan and a few flying through Chinese airspace. However that was more than enough to realise NOTHING will happen until the PLA relinquishes...
4th Jul 2018, 05:52
Replies: 39
Views: 4,415
Posted By aviation_enthus

After it was delayed for the second time, asked a...

After it was delayed for the second time, asked a CASA FOI if it would be ready the second time around:

’it’s like a shell, looks ok on the outside but it’s hollow in the middle’....

They...
Forum: Middle East
29th Jun 2018, 01:05
Replies: 4,901
Views: 2,793,404
Posted By aviation_enthus

I don’t think the paying pax will know any better...

I don’t think the paying pax will know any better to be honest. When is the last time you heard pax complaining ‘the pilots aren’t experienced enough!’ Except for some obvious pilot errors (Air...
Forum: Middle East
28th Jun 2018, 14:33
Replies: 4,901
Views: 2,793,404
Posted By aviation_enthus

Ooh look out for the scary Turbo prop...

Ooh look out for the scary Turbo prop drivers.....

I was waiting for a derogatory comment to surface at some point.
23rd Jun 2018, 17:59
Replies: 35
Views: 9,518
Posted By aviation_enthus

I think this accident is a perfect example of how...

I think this accident is a perfect example of how startle factor can ruin the flow of what is otherwise a ‘standard’ sim failure. A friend of mine described a similar effect with an EFATO which...
Forum: Middle East
9th Jun 2018, 12:59
Replies: 35
Views: 18,832
Posted By aviation_enthus

Yes we’ve got all that happening with Netflix and...

Yes we’ve got all that happening with Netflix and Aus TV shows. Just having no luck with FaceTime etc.
Forum: Middle East
9th Jun 2018, 09:01
Replies: 35
Views: 18,832
Posted By aviation_enthus

FaceTime/Skype/Messenger blocked

I’m well aware some in EK management read Pprune (listen up!!) but this is more for those considering coming to the UAE to work for EK/FZ/unnamed...

The last few months the UAE really cracked down...
29th Apr 2018, 12:51
Replies: 14
Views: 3,536
Posted By aviation_enthus

References

Can I suggest getting written references from previous employers/pilots to help you with your future applications in Aus. Maybe have them include and email address for contact to help with the time...
Showing results 1 to 25 of 95
 


 
Forum Jump

Contact Us Archive Advertising Cookie Policy Privacy Statement Terms of Service

Copyright © 2018 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.