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5th Jun 2021, 05:15
Replies: 89
Views: 19,962
Posted By ShotOne

Looks fantastic! Don’t people here love a whinge....

Looks fantastic! Don’t people here love a whinge. Be thankful it’s not in “pride” colours!
31st May 2021, 14:42
Replies: 160
Views: 30,761
Posted By ShotOne

Don’t expect an answer to the OP’s question from...

Don’t expect an answer to the OP’s question from the SNP anytime: they can’t even tell us (and inexplicably get a free pass from the media) what currency an “independent” Scotland would use.
23rd May 2021, 16:58
Replies: 313
Views: 179,737
Posted By ShotOne

Outrageous act of state criminality. Belarus...

Outrageous act of state criminality. Belarus must be made to pay a major diplomatic price for diverting an international flight to commit a criminal kidnapping.
16th Apr 2021, 19:24
Replies: 183
Views: 98,173
Posted By ShotOne

If it works out as you say, please count me as...

If it works out as you say, please count me as No1 fan. The reason for my strong scepticism is why would AL hire pilotsjust for U.K.operation. Would be overjoyed to be proved wrong.
16th Apr 2021, 15:44
Replies: 183
Views: 98,173
Posted By ShotOne

The only fact I’m hung up on is that the...

The only fact I’m hung up on is that the tantalising notion of this being a future opportunity for U.K. pilots is total fantasy. AL require EU nationality which would exclude most British pilots from...
16th Apr 2021, 14:49
Replies: 183
Views: 98,173
Posted By ShotOne

I was responding to your assurance that in the...

I was responding to your assurance that in the event of recruitment, U.K. pilots would “absolutely” be eligible. That’s clearly open to question.
16th Apr 2021, 12:28
Replies: 183
Views: 98,173
Posted By ShotOne

You say “Absolutely British pilots would be...

You say “Absolutely British pilots would be eligible...” I’d certainly hope so but they’re not currently: Aer Lingus website specifies right to work in EU. In what world does it make sense or is...
16th Apr 2021, 07:08
Replies: 183
Views: 98,173
Posted By ShotOne

I agree the main issue isn’t ownership but please...

I agree the main issue isn’t ownership but please excuse what you term “negativity”. Not a single U.K. pilot job is being “saved”: these jobs are simply being exported. I acknowledge some Brits are...
16th Apr 2021, 06:26
Replies: 10
Views: 4,854
Posted By ShotOne

Unfortunately (maybe that should read...

Unfortunately (maybe that should read “disgracefully”) some airlines charge for assessment too. But that’s hardly a ringing endorsement. Rogue one is there something we’ve missed?
15th Apr 2021, 21:59
Replies: 23
Views: 14,709
Posted By ShotOne

That’s a fair point Denti, but not quite the...

That’s a fair point Denti, but not quite the same. Without idealising Easy, they had to gain a European AOC because of Brexit. In Norwegian’s case the allocation of parts of the business to various...
15th Apr 2021, 12:24
Replies: 23
Views: 14,709
Posted By ShotOne

Norwegian, a majority U.K. owned business:...

Norwegian, a majority U.K. owned business: Really? “Registered”,yes but I understood they had token (20 or so)U.K. staff with meaningful control exercised from overseas. Surely not an optimum model?...
15th Apr 2021, 08:06
Replies: 183
Views: 98,173
Posted By ShotOne

SAS Ireland aircraft all operate from London...

SAS Ireland aircraft all operate from London Heathrow so, no, I don’t mean like that (yes I appreciate their admin office is in DUB)
14th Apr 2021, 22:09
Replies: 183
Views: 98,173
Posted By ShotOne

While genuinely wishing the best to those who’ll...

While genuinely wishing the best to those who’ll be employed, how would this be regarded if the boot was on the other foot? Would any foreign airline be welcome to set up a subsidiary in Dublin...
14th Apr 2021, 17:57
Replies: 23
Views: 14,709
Posted By ShotOne

Hmm. Will Norse’ U.K. operation consist of...

Hmm. Will Norse’ U.K. operation consist of anything more than a small handful of admin staff in U.K. and will they employ any crew...or follow tradition by using an overseas recruitment agency? Will...
9th Apr 2021, 08:22
Replies: 39
Views: 13,683
Posted By ShotOne

Vortices coming from outboard edge of flaps which...

Vortices coming from outboard edge of flaps which is what one would expect.
9th Mar 2021, 10:45
Replies: 12
Views: 5,578
Posted By ShotOne

Heart goes out to those laid off but surely,...

Heart goes out to those laid off but surely, given what’s happening in the wider aviation world, inevitable. Regrettably -actually disgracefully would be a better word, many training providers are...
28th Feb 2021, 16:28
Replies: 127
Views: 48,422
Posted By ShotOne

What a brilliant post. Don’t worry about the...

What a brilliant post. Don’t worry about the negative ones, Petra, although I’m embarrassed if they are professional pilots. A lot of ppruners haven’t been closer to an airliner than Microsoft fs in...
28th Feb 2021, 08:01
Replies: 77
Views: 36,414
Posted By ShotOne

Bolleaux indeed; +one to that. C130 might be...

Bolleaux indeed; +one to that. C130 might be slightly quieter, but it’s hardly “stealthy”
20th Jan 2021, 14:12
Replies: 450
Views: 119,294
Posted By ShotOne

Still a valid question why they should retain the...

Still a valid question why they should retain the title decades after ceasing to practice.
19th Dec 2020, 14:07
Replies: 44
Views: 19,087
Posted By ShotOne

Potentially massive savings by having all seven...

Potentially massive savings by having all seven three-seveny servicing equipment, spares, personnel and training in one spot. Surprised to see opinion almost universally negative. But, hey, it’s only...
6th Dec 2020, 22:37
Replies: 39
Views: 12,392
Posted By ShotOne

Given the temperature restrictions, surely...

Given the temperature restrictions, surely transport by lorry/ship is problematic compared with by air: so the ports clogged by Brexit line is nonsense then?

And as already asked, why are we using...
2nd Dec 2020, 16:39
Replies: 189
Views: 39,651
Posted By ShotOne

Odd that pruners can tell us our aircraft...

Odd that pruners can tell us our aircraft industry “is all but dead”, harking back to supposed glory days when we built 50 odd VC10’s -but ignoring the significant parts of many thousands of...
Replies: 79
Views: 20,766
Posted By ShotOne

“Zero responsibility..” ? In an age where almost...

“Zero responsibility..” ? In an age where almost nobody takes responsibility for anything, the flight deck is the ultimate example of where the buck-stops. If you think otherwise, variable pitch, I...
11th Nov 2020, 08:45
Replies: 68
Views: 36,403
Posted By ShotOne

“conditions very bad post Covid...”. Yes....

“conditions very bad post Covid...”. Yes. Salaries back in many cases to what they were decades ago...For those “lucky” few who find any kind of flying job.
Replies: 79
Views: 20,766
Posted By ShotOne

Even the statistics for unemployed pilots, grim...

Even the statistics for unemployed pilots, grim as they are, don’t reveal the worst. Most of the “lucky” employed pilots are on reduced pay in some cases equating to salaries when I joined the...
Replies: 79
Views: 20,766
Posted By ShotOne

dns, if you’ve got money for the course, and to...

dns, if you’ve got money for the course, and to keep yourself for a year or three afterwards, go in with open eyes and fill your boots. But paying for a course now on the expectation of a job to...
23rd Oct 2020, 22:38
Replies: 45
Views: 18,929
Posted By ShotOne

“...expensive compared to delivery vans?” Lets...

“...expensive compared to delivery vans?” Lets turn that around and imagine that drones had been the normal delivery method for some years. How would we feel about scores of noisy dangerous...
12th Oct 2020, 09:14
Replies: 139
Views: 43,403
Posted By ShotOne

In Vanguard/Comet days, aircraft handler was...

In Vanguard/Comet days, aircraft handler was viewed as a responsible and reasonably well-paid job. These days it’s min-wage, fire-at -will. There’ll be no spare steps if anything goes wrong. Or...
3rd Sep 2020, 13:47
Replies: 123
Views: 34,934
Posted By ShotOne

Restricted capacity on a bus, so that’s two...

Restricted capacity on a bus, so that’s two metres then? 😂 Not even one! And if someone takes their mask off what do the crew do about it...oh wait, there’s no crew. So no need to keep front page...
3rd Sep 2020, 09:44
Replies: 123
Views: 34,934
Posted By ShotOne

Unfortunately the government seem to have taken a...

Unfortunately the government seem to have taken a policy decision to kill the travel industry with stroboscopic rule changes. The risk of contracting the virus on a flight is far lower than many...
25th Jul 2020, 18:11
29th Jun 2020, 09:21
Replies: 76
Views: 33,796
Posted By ShotOne

As a 31year (UK) pilot I now have more ex than...

As a 31year (UK) pilot I now have more ex than employed pilots in my immediate circle. Over 1100 from BA. 102 last week from Jet2, 30%ish from easy and VS, all hopefully subject to mitigations...
27th Jun 2020, 11:11
Replies: 481
Views: 216,083
Posted By ShotOne

+1 to Bob V’s post. Some people just desperate...

+1 to Bob V’s post. Some people just desperate for a moan at all costs.
27th Jun 2020, 04:03
Replies: 265
Views: 29,095
Posted By ShotOne

“Way beyond ironic if we found ourselves in a...

“Way beyond ironic if we found ourselves in a joint venture with the Chinese...”. Yes: heaven forbid we should invest a large amount of money and intellectual capital to a project then find ourselves...
25th Jun 2020, 18:03
Replies: 481
Views: 216,083
Posted By ShotOne

Looks brilliant. I like that the pods are still...

Looks brilliant. I like that the pods are still grey: reminds us of its day job.
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