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Forum: Middle East
13th Aug 2016, 10:43
Replies: 276
Views: 338,935
Posted By ekwhistleblower

You need more trainers, who will train them, it's...

You need more trainers, who will train them, it's chickens and eggs.
12th Aug 2016, 08:24
Replies: 1,749
Views: 2,054,869
Posted By ekwhistleblower

Maybe it's time to remove those force feedback...

Maybe it's time to remove those force feedback thrust levers and those dodgy little TOGA buttons.

All the 777 guys tell me a key safety feature of the 777 is that you get 'tactile' feedback of the...
4th Aug 2016, 10:30
Replies: 1,749
Views: 2,054,869
Posted By ekwhistleblower

Not really, the GCAA who would be responsible...

Not really, the GCAA who would be responsible will follow protocol , gather information and issue an interim report when they have it. It will just state facts. Within 28 days I think and would...
Forum: Middle East
5th Jul 2016, 06:23
Replies: 102
Views: 62,606
Posted By ekwhistleblower

Eventually all are assimilated to the Borg! ...

Eventually all are assimilated to the Borg!

They do occasionally say it shouldn't happen and exit straight left shortly later. It was about 3 years ago the last manager put his head above the...
Forum: Middle East
8th Jun 2016, 21:22
Replies: 38
Views: 35,753
Posted By ekwhistleblower

A bit harsh, where else can you deposit 53 days...

A bit harsh, where else can you deposit 53 days in a bank and add 42 more every year?
Forum: Middle East
2nd Jun 2016, 13:35
Replies: 22
Views: 18,103
Posted By ekwhistleblower

It's actually linked to the company wide...

It's actually linked to the company wide 'performance matters' system.

A ground manager can award zippo to 5% to recognize individual performance. No increase equates to bad job but as we were...
Forum: Middle East
14th May 2016, 21:06
Replies: 34
Views: 18,254
Posted By ekwhistleblower

Sounds like we are all fact'd

Sounds like we are all fact'd
Forum: Middle East
13th May 2016, 17:41
Replies: 34
Views: 18,254
Posted By ekwhistleblower

I understand the vertically challenged one was...

I understand the vertically challenged one was the only senior flight Ops manager against part-time so now that he has gone all bets are off.
Forum: Middle East
10th May 2016, 12:03
Replies: 182
Views: 182,450
Posted By ekwhistleblower

Profit up 50%, Profit Share down nearly 50%. How...

Profit up 50%, Profit Share down nearly 50%. How does the company always manage to turn a win/win scenario into a loss?
Forum: Middle East
9th May 2016, 05:21
Replies: 110
Views: 130,896
Posted By ekwhistleblower

The average each month this year is 48. It's a...

The average each month this year is 48. It's a great opportunity for some with little experience.

The issue is that management have seen what they propose work in a stable environment with a...
Forum: Middle East
27th Apr 2016, 10:57
Replies: 66
Views: 37,605
Posted By ekwhistleblower

Yep it was indeed!

Yep it was indeed!
Forum: Middle East
27th Apr 2016, 03:15
Replies: 66
Views: 37,605
Posted By ekwhistleblower

I heard he went to RH, was checked and released...

I heard he went to RH, was checked and released but then subsequently had serious concussion symptoms (possible bleed) and was readmitted to hospital. Since then no info.
Forum: Middle East
24th Apr 2016, 03:59
Replies: 182
Views: 182,450
Posted By ekwhistleblower

Or screwed the books by buying an A380 in cash in...

Or screwed the books by buying an A380 in cash in the week before the announcement!
Forum: Middle East
21st Apr 2016, 07:17
Replies: 158
Views: 84,297
Posted By ekwhistleblower

It changed from flight time to block hours at the...

It changed from flight time to block hours at the start of the year to remove doubt.

Airlines using Cruise Relief P3 (Cathay etc) pilots will be familiar with the reduced flying hours for license...
Forum: Middle East
27th Mar 2016, 11:11
Replies: 116
Views: 77,797
Posted By ekwhistleblower

Fli / Bluff, So the main issues are, early...

Fli / Bluff,

So the main issues are, early sign on, reduced layovers and factoring of flying hours. Why not go and see the men in charge and see what they have to say?
Forum: Middle East
19th Mar 2016, 11:22
Replies: 28
Views: 16,923
Posted By ekwhistleblower

This would be my dream sheet but I haven't been...

This would be my dream sheet but I haven't been invited. Constructive debate leading to a better company and a safer organisation.

Working Practices:
1. Credit returned to productivity scheme for...
Forum: Middle East
29th Jan 2016, 20:06
Replies: 60
Views: 19,975
Posted By ekwhistleblower

Just read the TransAsia crash report, blames the...

Just read the TransAsia crash report, blames the pilots but also included this:

"The report advised TransAsia to hire more pilots to reduce workload and ......"

Sound familiar?
...
Forum: Middle East
21st Dec 2015, 07:03
Replies: 55
Views: 29,176
Posted By ekwhistleblower

Well that one is a bit left field. I guess the...

Well that one is a bit left field. I guess the upper echelons really do struggle to be challenged.
Forum: Middle East
10th Dec 2015, 13:27
Replies: 21
Views: 26,661
Posted By ekwhistleblower

Employed 2 Sri Lankan maids and 2 Filipinas, in...

Employed 2 Sri Lankan maids and 2 Filipinas, in my experience I would definitely go for a Filipina. Bottom line though is interview, get references and realise you are employing someone to trust with...
Forum: Middle East
28th Nov 2015, 08:07
Replies: 55
Views: 29,176
Posted By ekwhistleblower

EK flight Ops Who is in Charge?

So the time has come and gone for the DSVP to leave. It has been announced that he has a new job but he still doesn't seem to have disappeared.

As I understood it there were 2 possible...
11th Jul 2015, 08:41
Replies: 57
Views: 24,462
Posted By ekwhistleblower

Brings new meaning to the phrase "sweating...

Brings new meaning to the phrase "sweating bullets!"
Forum: Middle East
6th Jul 2015, 11:26
Replies: 30
Views: 34,585
Posted By ekwhistleblower

I had 32 markers checked at my last medical 2...

I had 32 markers checked at my last medical 2 weeks ago, CDT was not one of them! Make of it what you will.
Forum: Middle East
14th Jun 2015, 04:45
Replies: 9
Views: 5,295
Posted By ekwhistleblower

With apologies to Teabag, this gets my vote for...

With apologies to Teabag, this gets my vote for comedy thread of the year👍
Forum: Middle East
12th Jun 2015, 15:26
Replies: 11
Views: 5,778
Posted By ekwhistleblower

Wouldn't realistic block times help?

Wouldn't realistic block times help?
Forum: Middle East
7th Jun 2015, 04:42
Replies: 57
Views: 16,157
Posted By ekwhistleblower

F737G, Get the chip off your shoulder, why...

F737G,

Get the chip off your shoulder, why on earth would you pull out the race card. The original comment asked a question about whether or not EK recruited from India due to potentially corrupt...
Forum: Middle East
25th May 2015, 14:59
Replies: 115
Views: 46,080
Posted By ekwhistleblower

Mos, the 5 stages of grief all in 3 pages: ...

Mos, the 5 stages of grief all in 3 pages:



Works quite well really!
Forum: Middle East
24th May 2015, 10:01
Replies: 149
Views: 75,842
Posted By ekwhistleblower

Step plus 1! Set your sights low and you won't be...

Step plus 1! Set your sights low and you won't be disappointed��
Forum: Middle East
24th May 2015, 09:39
Replies: 52
Views: 21,618
Posted By ekwhistleblower

TZ, yes! Done 2 plus a couple on nodes. I have no...

TZ, yes! Done 2 plus a couple on nodes. I have no issue with the crew making a mistake, it is tight as it is on any other aircraft. On previous types I have also only done a couple. The 380 sucks...
Forum: Middle East
12th May 2015, 03:20
Replies: 11
Views: 6,493
Posted By ekwhistleblower

Mate it's an ICAO medical, the initial will...

Mate it's an ICAO medical, the initial will always be harder and if you do not have 20/20 vision at the outset you will be sent to an ophthalmologist for screening to ensure there is no degenerative...
Forum: Middle East
8th May 2015, 04:39
Replies: 28
Views: 10,145
Posted By ekwhistleblower

The conscience of Emirates! A top bloke who is a...

The conscience of Emirates! A top bloke who is a great loss. RIP!
Forum: Middle East
8th May 2015, 04:36
Replies: 237
Views: 121,882
Posted By ekwhistleblower

We are placed at 'parody' with our '09 wages!:oh:...

We are placed at 'parody' with our '09 wages!:oh:

I quite like giving the signal that things will improve of moving the overtime threshold back to where it was but it will never happen. If we...
Forum: Middle East
2nd May 2015, 13:18
Replies: 19
Views: 13,391
Posted By ekwhistleblower

Shame he screwed the Training Department before...

Shame he screwed the Training Department before he scr......
Forum: Middle East
2nd May 2015, 10:24
Replies: 72
Views: 46,597
Posted By ekwhistleblower

Personal experience of last 2 months 106 and 90...

Personal experience of last 2 months 106 and 90 plus a sim! The 106 was in 24 days and is legal because at the beginning of the last flight I only had 92. Thank god they are limits and not targets!...
Forum: Middle East
30th Apr 2015, 18:51
Replies: 19
Views: 13,391
Posted By ekwhistleblower

Yeah what does CI400 do.......?

Yeah what does CI400 do.......?
Forum: Middle East
23rd Apr 2015, 15:35
Replies: 37
Views: 7,869
Posted By ekwhistleblower

http://skift.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/03/White....

http://skift.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/03/White.Paper-2.pdf[/QUOTE]

The White paper makes lots of allegations that are nicely tied together hearsay. Apparently, LHR, JFK and all the other...
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