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Forum: Spanish Forum
11th Oct 2020, 20:55
Replies: 4
Views: 879
Posted By Icelanta

ZFTT allows 3 weeks between landings in the sim....

ZFTT allows 3 weeks between landings in the sim. And first landing during Line-Training, which is A commercial flight and for which the airline is OBLIGED by EU law to pay a salary to the trainee...
Forum: Middle East
28th Sep 2020, 15:05
Replies: 213
Views: 176,821
Posted By Icelanta

Any truth in the rumour that expats are being...

Any truth in the rumour that expats are being called back to JED asap?
Forum: Spanish Forum
20th Sep 2020, 19:33
Replies: 6
Views: 1,379
Posted By Icelanta

Most reputable Spanish Flight Academies have been...

Most reputable Spanish Flight Academies have been closed since years, like Airmed In Valencia. Be careful of small outfits promising heaven but giving you nightmares.
maybe The AENA school in...
Forum: Questions
16th Sep 2020, 10:49
Replies: 2
Views: 1,589
Posted By Icelanta

There have never been any restrictions for crew...

There have never been any restrictions for crew in reality as the regulation EU358/201 applies ONLY TO PASSENGERS. This however is not understood by the UK unsurprisingly.
Forum: Tech Log
12th Sep 2020, 20:12
Replies: 7
Views: 1,879
Posted By Icelanta

Controlability issues basically.

Controlability issues basically.
Forum: Tech Log
21st Aug 2020, 11:31
Replies: 186
Views: 32,068
Posted By Icelanta

I completely agree that Raw Data means just that...

I completely agree that Raw Data means just that and there is nothing more enjoyable than a visual dep/arrival on B744.
However, on aircraft without an AOA indicator, and to recover an upset/stall,...
Forum: Tech Log
20th Aug 2020, 20:04
Replies: 186
Views: 32,068
Posted By Icelanta

Regarding stall recovery: the absolute best...

Regarding stall recovery:

the absolute best help is the FPA Flight path Angle ( the Bird on AB).
The difference between your Aircraft symbol ( Pitch) and the FPA is your Angle of Attack.

In a...
Forum: Tech Log
16th Aug 2020, 08:25
Replies: 186
Views: 32,068
Posted By Icelanta

For BOTH Airbus and Boeing, it is NOT a Flight...

For BOTH Airbus and Boeing, it is NOT a Flight DIRECTOR bar but a Flight SUGGESTION bar!!!!!
For God’s sake.

Who is in charge of the aircraft? The pilot or a computer?

Anyone not seeing that...
Replies: 45
Views: 5,106
Posted By Icelanta

If you are happy to just know the minimum...

If you are happy to just know the minimum required by the regulator, then fine. But some are eager to have superiour knowledge compared to the bare minimum required and prefer not to just learn the...
Replies: 45
Views: 5,106
Posted By Icelanta

And unprepared and unsuitable to be flying as...

And unprepared and unsuitable to be flying as second in command on any transport aircraft.
Replies: 45
Views: 5,106
Posted By Icelanta

VariablePitch my dear, I am a Training...

VariablePitch

my dear, I am a Training Captain on B747-400 and -8.
you?

Banana Joe,

on a degree, not even 10 percent of all you see is relevant, but as in a good atpl, it creates a General...
Replies: 45
Views: 5,106
Posted By Icelanta

VariablePitchP with respect, but any academy...

VariablePitchP

with respect, but any academy where you only have 10 % of classroom training is not worth your money nor time.
1400 hours of classroom training is a minimum to teach you the ATPL...
Replies: 45
Views: 5,106
Posted By Icelanta

EASA: Ground Theory is already around 1400...

EASA:

Ground Theory is already around 1400 hours of Classroom in any professional Academy.
So count that at least 1.5 years of intensive classes without vacation.

Expect a minimum of 2 years...
Forum: Tech Log
4th Aug 2020, 12:40
Replies: 44
Views: 8,108
Posted By Icelanta

is it too much for a competent pilot not to have...

is it too much for a competent pilot not to have to constantly change the fmc for any change that atc is giving you, and keep both heads up? Stop the bloody typing below fl100.
Forum: Tech Log
4th Aug 2020, 09:05
Replies: 44
Views: 8,108
Posted By Icelanta

rubbish. Refrain from reprogramming the fmc...

rubbish.
Refrain from reprogramming the fmc unless you get a new runway, star or waypoints below 10.000ft. or in congested airspace. Even as PM. Keep things simple. Type type type is poor airmanship...
29th Jul 2020, 04:50
Replies: 202
Views: 52,920
Posted By Icelanta

Nonsense. Every country calculates their deaths...

Nonsense.
Every country calculates their deaths contributed to Covid19 differently, look at Germany, that officially has a very low death rate, but that is only because it calculates only deaths...
28th Jul 2020, 19:22
Replies: 202
Views: 52,920
Posted By Icelanta

Spain is a EU nation with up-to-date reporting...

Spain is a EU nation with up-to-date reporting that wants to be as clear as possible.
Turkey is a country run by a despotic goat lover that has annexed part of an EU country .
There is simply NO...
26th Jul 2020, 07:13
Replies: 202
Views: 52,920
Posted By Icelanta

Absolute bullcrap. There are some areas in...

Absolute bullcrap.

There are some areas in Spain where there are high increases, mainly due to some very high cluster cases, but almost ALL of them in Aragon and Catalonia.
The Generalidad...
25th Jul 2020, 07:54
Replies: 47
Views: 19,168
Posted By Icelanta

That F15 had first of all NO BUSINESS there, this...

That F15 had first of all NO BUSINESS there, this needs to be investigated very seriously and those responsible for ordering and executing this “mission” held accountable.
Replies: 3
Views: 1,287
Posted By Icelanta

Why don’t you study the Standard Pressure...

Why don’t you study the Standard Pressure decrease And open your bloody books as the previous poster mentioned and make a calculation.
this question is way too easy for ATPL level sorry.
18th Jul 2020, 22:12
Replies: 56
Views: 28,686
Posted By Icelanta

If you as Flightcrew can not perform the basic...

If you as Flightcrew can not perform the basic Safety function of your Cabin Crew, then you should not be near any function as Pilot in Command or Second in Command.
13th Jul 2020, 17:13
Replies: 89
Views: 36,436
Posted By Icelanta

but ATPL needs to transform into an Academic...

but ATPL needs to transform into an Academic training once again, just like it was before bloody JAR/FCL!

Most young FO’s can’t even recognise clouds or interpret weather charts anymore, let alone...
12th Jul 2020, 08:52
Replies: 89
Views: 36,436
Posted By Icelanta

The biggest problem is one that at no time, the...

The biggest problem is one that at no time, the Pilot community has put pressure on governments to properly award our training , studying, responsibility and proficiency with an official recognition....
7th Jul 2020, 13:05
Replies: 100
Views: 39,763
Posted By Icelanta

You are completely out of your mind to fail...

You are completely out of your mind to fail someone for calling established a bit early. It is a debriefing point, nothing more.
26th May 2020, 10:00
Replies: 1,672
Views: 2,840,413
Posted By Icelanta

Guys, when hot and high, first thing to do is put...

Guys, when hot and high, first thing to do is put the bloody gear down! It IS the best speedbrake, and is certified to be lowered up to quite high speeds, and safely so.
It is NOT Cowboy practice,...
24th May 2020, 10:22
Replies: 1,269
Views: 997,963
Posted By Icelanta

what are you talking about? There will not be any...

what are you talking about? There will not be any quarantine upon return.
14th May 2020, 17:49
Replies: 37
Views: 8,462
Posted By Icelanta

Anyone not adhering to my command is met by the...

Anyone not adhering to my command is met by the authorities at destination.
If the safety of my aircraft and/or pax/crew is jeopardised, it is a diversion and charge of attempted unlawful...
13th May 2020, 19:56
Replies: 37
Views: 8,462
Posted By Icelanta

Since when does a small dog or cat in a...

Since when does a small dog or cat in a bag/petcase transmit any disease?! 🙄
Small pets do NOT belong in the holds, it is pure torture for them, especially when witnessing the treatment they get...
10th May 2020, 10:00
Replies: 351
Views: 211,426
Posted By Icelanta

crew are mostly exempt from quarantine rules as...

crew are mostly exempt from quarantine rules as per ICAO/EASA circular to governments.
Forum: Tech Log
30th Apr 2020, 23:01
Replies: 16
Views: 3,325
Posted By Icelanta

Tell him you don’t care as you fly without them...

Tell him you don’t care as you fly without them anyhow. 😜
26th Apr 2020, 23:07
Replies: 108
Views: 79,908
Posted By Icelanta

What evidence?! The evidence is an increase in...

What evidence?! The evidence is an increase in bookings for winter 2021 with travel agencies in Western Europe compared to same time last year
26th Apr 2020, 20:47
Replies: 108
Views: 79,908
Posted By Icelanta

People are craving for a change from quarantine...

People are craving for a change from quarantine and will absolutely start booking en masse vacations abroad. Nobody I speak to has any plans to reduce their spending on travel, on the contrary, they...
7th Mar 2020, 14:20
Replies: 180
Views: 112,848
Posted By Icelanta

you talk about “Gold Standard”...well, we...

you talk about “Gold Standard”...well, we Belgians find that very amusing, as we had pre-JAR FCL the hardest theory and practical requirements and examinations. You have a point though: current EASA...
Forum: Middle East
6th Mar 2020, 08:05
Replies: 22
Views: 20,569
Posted By Icelanta

Maybe this has less to do with fatigue and all...

Maybe this has less to do with fatigue and all with not being allowed to fly raw data and having to use a useless thing like a HUD...
Keep your crews proficient in stick and rudder and raw data...
5th Mar 2020, 18:57
Replies: 12
Views: 3,820
Posted By Icelanta

Unfortunately in my experience, almost all MPL...

Unfortunately in my experience, almost all MPL graduates seriously lack in stick and rudder, airmanship and independant thinking, all necessary to be safely fly and operate an airliner.

The...
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