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26th Oct 2020, 12:31
Replies: 101
Views: 15,017
Posted By galdian

You want to be part of the "global world" you...

You want to be part of the "global world" you have to understand most things will be in shades of grey - accept it or move on.

Stupid thing is if there was any one country/continent in the world...
26th Oct 2020, 11:07
Replies: 9
Views: 2,143
Posted By galdian

....therefore if other people are wearing masks...

....therefore if other people are wearing masks then that cuts the chances of THEM infecting YOU. :ugh:

If YOU don't have/get it you can't pass it on to someone else. :uhoh:

Personally not...
19th Oct 2020, 11:45
Replies: 356
Views: 122,140
Posted By galdian

Doing interviews (at least for captains), initial...

Doing interviews (at least for captains), initial is 1 hour Teams interview with CP and co-ordinator who's ex VA A330 and 737.
Courses already started, obviously for top of the pyramid and gradually...
19th Oct 2020, 01:10
Replies: 672
Views: 164,881
Posted By galdian

Be realistic. How much for a "normal" years...

Be realistic.

How much for a "normal" years flying, say 850 hours or 900 hours or ,,,,?

1000 hours unrealistic.
Forum: Tech Log
18th Oct 2020, 03:58
Replies: 2
Views: 469
Posted By galdian

Off top of head, happy to be corrected. LOSS...

Off top of head, happy to be corrected.

LOSS OF THRUST BOTH ENGINES you will not lose AC power as long as the engines are windmilling, the CSD's will see to that.

If you're having a really bad...
17th Oct 2020, 11:29
Replies: 672
Views: 164,881
Posted By galdian

Mick I've previously indicated I appreciate your...

Mick I've previously indicated I appreciate your posts for clarity and obviously sound financial analysis.

Have to ask: Bain Capitol do NOT yet own VA, the final paperwork has NOT been signed,...
15th Oct 2020, 22:47
Replies: 672
Views: 164,881
Posted By galdian

I sometimes think there's a point being missed...

I sometimes think there's a point being missed here: empires come and go, things change.

The days of having a "connection" with your company are dying if not deceased, deregulation and new starts...
14th Oct 2020, 13:19
Replies: 356
Views: 122,140
Posted By galdian

Ansett 737 SIM (assuming your talking dear old...

Ansett 737 SIM (assuming your talking dear old CZA) not upgraded so training tool only, not acceptable for checkrides.
Suppose someone wants to stump up the $$ to upgrade maybe but have to wonder...
14th Oct 2020, 12:58
Replies: 672
Views: 164,881
Posted By galdian

Bain/V3 management haven't taken the keys to...

Bain/V3 management haven't taken the keys to their not-so-shiny investment.... yet.

Whilst most unlikely walking away and claiming expenditure as a tax loss in their global operations could be a...
12th Oct 2020, 22:26
Replies: 52
Views: 36,253
Posted By galdian

Throw away line, apologies if viewed with evil...

Throw away line, apologies if viewed with evil intent.

Smallish operation, to know some of the inmates/have past history doesn't hurt.
12th Oct 2020, 11:46
Replies: 52
Views: 36,253
Posted By galdian

Know the "Secret Handshake" and in like Flynn. ...

Know the "Secret Handshake" and in like Flynn. Allegedly! :ok:

Cheers
9th Oct 2020, 11:55
Replies: 25
Views: 2,519
Posted By galdian

Bushak I'd suggest you have to be more...

Bushak

I'd suggest you have to be more specific in your thinking regards time - whether a couple of weeks or a couple of months.

If a couple of weeks you may be better off organising a local...
9th Oct 2020, 11:42
Replies: 25
Views: 2,519
Posted By galdian

Did any of them fail to meet the lofty standards...

Did any of them fail to meet the lofty standards delegated to yourself by CASA?
7th Oct 2020, 20:48
Replies: 39
Views: 6,398
Posted By galdian

F/O tiller was an optional extra - for a price of...

F/O tiller was an optional extra - for a price of course - so not a lot around, company I flew with ordered first 8 NG's with tiller until someone in power asked "why are we paying for something we...
29th Sep 2020, 00:09
Replies: 20
Views: 8,762
Posted By galdian

Gives you a warm and fuzzy feeling regards the...

Gives you a warm and fuzzy feeling regards the prospects for the new, you beaut V3.0....not.
29th Sep 2020, 00:05
Replies: 672
Views: 164,881
Posted By galdian

Shame QF/JQ are running at 100% ops and couldn't...

Shame QF/JQ are running at 100% ops and couldn't pick up the slack if V3.0 wasn't able to operate.

Oh hold on....:=

Just as well there's no pool of ex Tiger/ex Expat et al pilots to hanging...
28th Sep 2020, 13:12
Replies: 86
Views: 14,050
Posted By galdian

Craft a question to manufacture a response that...

Craft a question to manufacture a response that "everyone loves Chairman Dan" - and one wonders why so many people view polls and such as crap.

ANYONE leading Victoria would have had to implement...
26th Sep 2020, 13:11
Replies: 672
Views: 164,881
Posted By galdian

1. Until they get the keys they have NOT acquired...

1. Until they get the keys they have NOT acquired V3.0, certainly looks they will but have to expect they have provisions to minimise losses if they decide not to, tax loss may be OK in their...
26th Sep 2020, 11:42
Replies: 672
Views: 164,881
Posted By galdian

Bain don't gave a f**k about pilot...

Bain don't gave a f**k about pilot pay/conditions.

Bain will attack ALL aspects of the operation to extract the MAXIMUM reduction of costs by WHATEVER means they can, pilot pay/conditions only one...
26th Sep 2020, 10:14
Replies: 672
Views: 164,881
Posted By galdian

Listen to everyone and filter, even the village...

Listen to everyone and filter, even the village idiot (we are in context with V3.0 after all:ok:) may say something of value for consideration.

If you're scared to consider what he's saying - grow...
26th Sep 2020, 08:59
Replies: 672
Views: 164,881
Posted By galdian

Agree, from outside my concern is some may not...

Agree, from outside my concern is some may not have accepted things are VERY different and view things/plan on that basis.

I would even wonder how effective the accepted "protections" of FWC and...
26th Sep 2020, 07:48
Replies: 672
Views: 164,881
Posted By galdian

Fair enough, just be aware that Bain/V3.0...

Fair enough, just be aware that Bain/V3.0 management probably view it differently - two sides to every story and all that stuff.

Also if it wasn't for Bain VA would have been liquidated (I talk as...
26th Sep 2020, 07:35
Replies: 672
Views: 164,881
Posted By galdian

Nah - those who don't like it can leave for...

Nah - those who don't like it can leave for Emirates or Qatar or Cathay or Air Japan or a retirement job in Fiji or.....:ugh:

Then assuming Bain actually accept the keys to their less than shiny...
20th Sep 2020, 22:35
Replies: 672
Views: 164,881
Posted By galdian

Just interested - the way I understood the VA EBA...

Just interested - the way I understood the VA EBA seniority took a back seat once people moved on to widebody and any redundancies would by based on type not DOJ.

Talking to someone they suggested...
17th Sep 2020, 23:02
Replies: 2,017
Views: 685,239
Posted By galdian

Apologies if badly phrased. Just struck me a...

Apologies if badly phrased.

Just struck me a tad "deckchairs on the titanic" to be discussing the currency/return to flying costs when greater interest should be the size and shape of QF in the...
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