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16th Jan 2020, 13:54
Replies: 175
Views: 121,400
Posted By flyingmed

Snoop Depends who you work for and which candidates are...

Depends who you work for and which candidates are applying! I agree that the quality of the top candidates is still the same however there are a lot more candidates who should not be allowed anywhere...
30th Dec 2019, 19:21
Replies: 143
Views: 104,347
Posted By flyingmed

A330 First officer / relief captain. EUR...

A330
First officer / relief captain.
EUR 90,000 gross basic pay, +/- EUR 20,000 allowances, up to EUR 15,500 bonuses + 35% pension
No short haul, minimum 2 days off after medium haul, minimum 4...
30th Dec 2019, 14:46
Replies: 175
Views: 121,400
Posted By flyingmed

Sometimes it's the very experienced pilots that...

Sometimes it's the very experienced pilots that will get you into bad scenarios! Although the argument that more experience is better than low experience is usually correct, it can just as easily be...
29th Dec 2019, 19:51
Replies: 56
Views: 60,651
Posted By flyingmed

Seniority trumps all previous experience. There...

Seniority trumps all previous experience. There are certain checks you can skip if you have previous command experience however the actual promotion is only given when your number is called. 30 is...
28th Dec 2019, 18:11
Replies: 94
Views: 83,225
Posted By flyingmed

This is the sort of dedication I mentioned in a...

This is the sort of dedication I mentioned in a previous post. Unfortunately there are so many pilots now that are not good enough and will never be good enough for the airlines. It makes finding...
28th Dec 2019, 18:03
Replies: 56
Views: 60,651
Posted By flyingmed

Ongoing recruitment for the next few years...

Ongoing recruitment for the next few years although there may be some downtime during that time frame. You would fall into the direct entry pilot position with your experience, meaning a job in the...
17th Dec 2019, 22:38
Replies: 26
Views: 17,767
Posted By flyingmed

How do you expect them to inform passengers from...

How do you expect them to inform passengers from before if they don't know plane allocations themselves? These aircraft have much higher capacity I am guessing FR will be keeping an eye on loads up...
Forum: Tech Log
20th Nov 2019, 17:56
Replies: 26
Views: 10,090
Posted By flyingmed

Doesn't a new wing = new type design and all the...

Doesn't a new wing = new type design and all the relevant delays with certification? In today's aviation I could see exactly why they would just keep old hardware and sell it on as 'new'.
Forum: Tech Log
15th Nov 2019, 10:42
Replies: 21
Views: 8,431
Posted By flyingmed

The description you gave is strange, if...

The description you gave is strange, if disconnecting the AT fixes the problem then it is probably not the GSmini. GSmini would be the obvious answer, when on approach did you disconnect an reconnect...
6th Nov 2019, 12:32
Replies: 33
Views: 5,532
Posted By flyingmed

I wouldn't recommend paying for anything like...

I wouldn't recommend paying for anything like that. If you know what area of aviation you want to work in simply make a CV and start applying everywhere.

If you are going to spend any money use it...
30th Oct 2019, 15:01
Replies: 94
Views: 83,225
Posted By flyingmed

I don't know what jobs are like in the UK (from...

I don't know what jobs are like in the UK (from the £ sign in your post) I can say from experience that that a large portion of IT security & IT engineering jobs in Ireland (for example) with the...
Replies: 4
Views: 1,577
Posted By flyingmed

just make sure your aviation authority will allow...

just make sure your aviation authority will allow everything. Base training is a part of a type rating so having different providers for the sim portion and the actual flying can be a paperwork...
23rd Oct 2019, 17:30
Replies: 94
Views: 83,225
Posted By flyingmed

Completely agree. Hopefully the t's and c's for...

Completely agree. Hopefully the t's and c's for flight schools and other non airline flying jobs improves over time and those provide an enjoyable lifestyle.

I don't think the money argument is...
23rd Oct 2019, 15:13
Replies: 94
Views: 83,225
Posted By flyingmed

@ bulldog89 It sounds like you are already set...

@ bulldog89 It sounds like you are already set into the market. You seem to have a job which although you may not be 100% satisfied with you still are not an unemployed pilot with minimal experience....
23rd Oct 2019, 14:54
Replies: 12
Views: 14,209
Posted By flyingmed

Couldn't agree more! :D I recently overheard a...

Couldn't agree more! :D I recently overheard a few young co-pilots (ex Monarch or TC) talking about potential 'short cuts' to the left seat on wide body in a 'flag carrier' airline. They were not so...
23rd Oct 2019, 11:16
Replies: 224
Views: 229,594
Posted By flyingmed

Hopefully it doesn't rain too hard or the 'Buzz'...

Hopefully it doesn't rain too hard or the 'Buzz' & 'Laudamotion' might slip off! FR seem to have completely out maneuvered and stayed so far ahead of any unions on this it is crazy. Back to the old...
23rd Oct 2019, 10:57
Replies: 94
Views: 83,225
Posted By flyingmed

Why would anyone get into flying commercially if...

Why would anyone get into flying commercially if they are not prepared to move away from their home town? That just sounds like a ridiculous argument when getting into a career in aviation!

A pay...
23rd Oct 2019, 10:37
Replies: 70
Views: 31,113
Posted By flyingmed

Recently in Toulouse a TRE mentioned that one of...

Recently in Toulouse a TRE mentioned that one of the main areas they are focused on in Airbus is single pilot ops for all of their newer products. They said they aim for single pilot ops instead of...
23rd Oct 2019, 10:24
Replies: 94
Views: 83,225
Posted By flyingmed

I always laugh when I hear people in mainly...

I always laugh when I hear people in mainly western Europe that have the perfect picture that they will finish flight school and immediately join a major airline flying the big jets!

Some tips...
Replies: 71
Views: 45,876
Posted By flyingmed

Snoop I am one of those "lucky souls". Some of these...

I am one of those "lucky souls". Some of these low hour pilots are brilliant, they seem to be on top on their game and you wouldn't know how inexperienced they are unless you asked. At the same time...
3rd Jul 2019, 19:26
Replies: 6,999
Views: 6,758,496
Posted By flyingmed

Lovely offer however I'd prefer to live abroad...

Lovely offer however I'd prefer to live abroad and commute to work. Prefer to fly than deal with London traffic!
3rd Jul 2019, 19:14
Replies: 6,999
Views: 6,758,496
Posted By flyingmed

Is there anyone who can shed some light on the...

Is there anyone who can shed some light on the roster for longhaul pilots?
1 - Is it possible to commute from another country?
2 - If you live in another European country how many days at home (on...
30th Jun 2019, 12:52
Replies: 35
Views: 23,537
Posted By flyingmed

Unfortunately the headline is quite far from...

Unfortunately the headline is quite far from reality in some cases. I have met some of these pilots who had been offered permanent employment within some airlines but refused as there is quite a...
11th Jun 2019, 15:58
Replies: 86
Views: 111,692
Posted By flyingmed

If you have a family you will get a company...

If you have a family you will get a company house, the houses are not really in Dubai, they are quite far from the centre in an estate that looks like a middle eastern communist estate. Hundreds of...
11th Jun 2019, 15:46
Replies: 19
Views: 8,713
Posted By flyingmed

Only 6 planes will have new livery whilst 50...

Only 6 planes will have new livery whilst 50 aircraft will be registered in Malta. I suspect the other 44 aircraft will be based in countries that are fed up with the greed of the Irish tax...
1st May 2019, 15:17
Replies: 824
Views: 637,942
Posted By flyingmed

Everyone knows SAIL was set up as a bogus model...

Everyone knows SAIL was set up as a bogus model to circumnavigate the Scandinavian labour laws and undermine the union of mainline SAS, if anyone stands for those methods then you are probably part...
1st May 2019, 15:07
Replies: 72
Views: 53,864
Posted By flyingmed

https://www.eurocockpit.be/news/eu-commission-find...

https://www.eurocockpit.be/news/eu-commission-finds-critical-flaws-airline-employment-practices
Forum: Tech Log
1st Apr 2019, 12:37
Replies: 2
Views: 1,437
Posted By flyingmed

I have always been asked for insurance papers...

I have always been asked for insurance papers when ever I've been SAFA checked in Europe. I work in the airlines so I'm not sure about private aviation. If you are flying private jets but under an...
27th Mar 2019, 15:55
Replies: 265
Views: 168,624
Posted By flyingmed

That can be quite dangerous for the crew members...

That can be quite dangerous for the crew members involved. If Ryanair pay up now and then at some stage in the future Ryanair win an appeal the crew will face a very large bill. The money won this...
Forum: Tech Log
5th Mar 2019, 00:26
Replies: 9
Views: 3,529
Posted By flyingmed

Most arrivals in LHR are based on timing, knowing...

Most arrivals in LHR are based on timing, knowing your type allows them to sequence traffic according to wake category. Probably something similar going on with departures.
26th Feb 2019, 15:08
Replies: 7
Views: 2,975
Posted By flyingmed

I'd be very cautious of Nigerian carriers. Quite...

I'd be very cautious of Nigerian carriers. Quite a few end up having their AOC pulled for "illegal operations". Seems like all quite short haul ops from their destinations, even with 777.
Replies: 3
Views: 765
Posted By flyingmed

You could do your EASA licences and convert them...

You could do your EASA licences and convert them to FAA when you eventually move there. Quite easy to do, the FAA are very easy to deal with for that in my opinion.
16th Feb 2019, 17:47
Replies: 11
Views: 3,735
Posted By flyingmed

Money is to be made on p2f, why would the company...

Money is to be made on p2f, why would the company keep anyone permanently when they can keep earning money. You will be let go at the end of the scheme to make room for the next victim. Good luck...
13th Feb 2019, 09:53
Replies: 13
Views: 4,195
Posted By flyingmed

Anyone who pays that fee is obviously an idiot....

Anyone who pays that fee is obviously an idiot. Just go to reputable agencies like rishworth / parc, or for the far East maybe APAS is a good place to start. Legitimate agencies earn money as...
Forum: Tech Log
6th Feb 2019, 14:46
Replies: 20
Views: 6,668
Posted By flyingmed

With all automation still in managed the aircraft...

With all automation still in managed the aircraft will command S speed when flap is selected back to flap 1. The real danger is if auto thrust is not engaged and the mis selection is unnoticed....
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