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Forum: ATC Issues
6th Apr 2013, 11:05
Replies: 4
Views: 2,990
Posted By shorty79

A rough guide to ATIS ranges at lower levels... any thoughts?

Hi,

Does anyone have any rough rules of thumb regarding ATIS range / distance at lower levels, say 3,000ft to 6000ft?

Im not looking for any hard and fast rules and appreciate that terrain,...
16th Nov 2011, 21:29
Replies: 26
Views: 11,653
Posted By shorty79

So, to be clear, the general consensus is that an...

So, to be clear, the general consensus is that an fATPL with no employment lined up after is more desirable than 6 lucky cadets being offered a contract on the basis that they can achieve the...
16th Nov 2011, 21:24
Replies: 26
Views: 11,653
Posted By shorty79

Interesting - would you therefore rule out...

Interesting - would you therefore rule out easyjet and monarch?

I've had a quick search for the pitfalls, i.e. being eligible for a command, transferring to another airline, additional type...
16th Nov 2011, 21:03
Replies: 26
Views: 11,653
Posted By shorty79

I 'believe', of the 30 or so starting in...

I 'believe', of the 30 or so starting in December, I don't 'think' the actual selection of the lucky 6 has been made yet. If I had to 'guess', I 'imagine' they will be internally intwerviewing asap....
9th Nov 2011, 21:23
Replies: 4,866
Views: 1,827,654
Posted By shorty79

We are very proud of our training record and...

We are very proud of our training record and more than 98% of our cadets complete training with flying colours. However, when you are investing significant funds into your career, it is good to know...
7th Nov 2011, 20:43
Replies: 26
Views: 11,653
Posted By shorty79

"I'm not sure what your point is. easyJet are...

"I'm not sure what your point is. easyJet are expecting to post profits of 240m this year."

My point, if any, is that on paper BA are the only 'sure thing' based on financial results at the...
5th Nov 2011, 16:03
Replies: 26
Views: 11,653
Posted By shorty79

I'm considering the MPL and thought it was worth...

I'm considering the MPL and thought it was worth noting:

Easyjet pretax losses (2011 Half Year Results) 153m.
2011 Half Year Results...
Replies: 22
Views: 4,860
Posted By shorty79

Good luck, I guess you have enough info to make...

Good luck, I guess you have enough info to make an informed decision.

By the way, I thought I was leaving it a bit late at 32 (99 seems a bit older than the average).

:O
Replies: 22
Views: 4,860
Posted By shorty79

You won't find a clearer or more honest answer...

You won't find a clearer or more honest answer than Bealzebub's.

Good luck.
Replies: 22
Views: 4,860
Posted By shorty79

BA's Lyndsey Craig (Manager of Pilot Recruitment)...

BA's Lyndsey Craig (Manager of Pilot Recruitment) spoke at CTC, whilst I heard Richard Evans (Pilot Training Manager - easyJet) at an Oxford open day back in April.

Good luck.
Replies: 22
Views: 4,860
Posted By shorty79

The big FTOs will tell you so, but then again at...

The big FTOs will tell you so, but then again at different open days (different schools) I have heard reps from BA and easyjet say as much too.
Replies: 22
Views: 4,860
Posted By shorty79

I have to agree with Bealzebub. I have...

I have to agree with Bealzebub.

I have spent the last year researching, preparing, studying, checking, double-checking, head scratching and then biting the bullet.

To repeat, there are no...
25th Oct 2011, 10:44
Replies: 1,363
Views: 655,042
Posted By shorty79

Exactly, it's only topping up the Cadet numbers...

Exactly, it's only topping up the Cadet numbers for BA if required - no promises.

BA mainly hire exisiting experienced pilots, they haven't said that they are now willing to take low hours across...
24th Oct 2011, 21:10
Replies: 1,363
Views: 655,042
Posted By shorty79

I'm getting deja vu... iFlyPilot is once...

I'm getting deja vu...

iFlyPilot is once again correct.

From CTC


There's nothing cloak and dagger about this.

With regards to making an informed decision and passing a pretty tough...
24th Oct 2011, 15:38
Replies: 1,363
Views: 655,042
Posted By shorty79

iFlyPilot is correct.

iFlyPilot is correct.
Replies: 210
Views: 104,343
Posted By shorty79

I visited an open day at Cranfiled a couple of...

I visited an open day at Cranfiled a couple of months ago.

My impression was that those at the top had a sincere intention to get things right, but there was an unhealthy air of desperation. Lots...
Replies: 6
Views: 1,490
Posted By shorty79

Hilarious :rolleyes:

Hilarious


:rolleyes:
9th Oct 2011, 15:50
Replies: 4,866
Views: 1,827,654
Posted By shorty79

Anyone else here starting as a cadet in December...

Anyone else here starting as a cadet in December 2011?
22nd Sep 2011, 21:25
Replies: 16
Views: 12,479
Posted By shorty79

Logitech attack 3 - works on windows 7, 64 bit. ...

Logitech attack 3 - works on windows 7, 64 bit.
The only problem I had was that sometimes I had to quit the software, unplug and then plug it back in for it to be correctly detected by the...
21st Sep 2011, 07:11
Replies: 16
Views: 12,479
Posted By shorty79

My advice having passed selection would be to use...

My advice having passed selection would be to use the software to get comfortable - it will allow you to feel mentally prepared. Don't panic about not being perfect. Your best will be good enough.
Replies: 36
Views: 13,082
Posted By shorty79

Agreed - I'm satisfied and my FTO are satisfied....

Agreed - I'm satisfied and my FTO are satisfied. Safety concerns have been addressed, so time to get on with it!

Thanks to all for your comments, it's been an eventful journey so far.

:)
Replies: 36
Views: 13,082
Posted By shorty79

Thanks B2N2, I must admit, reading your post...

Thanks B2N2,

I must admit, reading your post cheered me up.

You are absouletly right, no rights no guarantees.

In my case, and I can only speak for myself, the decision to pursue a...
Replies: 36
Views: 13,082
Posted By shorty79

Thanks for the tip but there is no height...

Thanks for the tip but there is no height requirement for a medical.

I have also contacted the CAA and BALPA with regards to safety concerns.

I'm glad to say I passed my medical back in March....
6th Sep 2011, 22:47
Replies: 47
Views: 17,579
Posted By shorty79

Congratulations Mike :)

Congratulations Mike :)
Replies: 36
Views: 13,082
Posted By shorty79

UPDATE I've had a few people send me a...

UPDATE

I've had a few people send me a private message or two, so it seems I'm not the only shorter person looking for a career as a pilot.

I am happy to reply to private messages.

I have...
26th Aug 2011, 08:22
Replies: 47
Views: 17,579
Posted By shorty79

So I finally got the post phase 3 rejection email...

So I finally got the post phase 3 rejection email today from FTE for Cityjet. It is a shame they can't give feedback.
23rd Aug 2011, 22:53
Replies: 47
Views: 17,579
Posted By shorty79

Not heard anything from them - not great admin by...

Not heard anything from them - not great admin by FTE!
17th Aug 2011, 08:24
Replies: 3
Views: 1,576
Posted By shorty79

Thanks for letting me know - good luck!

Thanks for letting me know - good luck!
17th Aug 2011, 08:22
Replies: 47
Views: 17,579
Posted By shorty79

Hmmm first thing I did yesterday was empty my...

Hmmm first thing I did yesterday was empty my spam - I don't think there was anything of interest there... what a way to possibly not make the cut!

I'm guessing they aren't in such a rush to...
16th Aug 2011, 10:33
Replies: 47
Views: 17,579
Posted By shorty79

nothing heard here, so can only assume it's bad...

nothing heard here, so can only assume it's bad news :(
Well done Mike!
15th Aug 2011, 20:47
Replies: 47
Views: 17,579
Posted By shorty79

The lucky few should ask for assistance from...

The lucky few should ask for assistance from cityjet with regards to travelling to Dublin :)
Replies: 8
Views: 1,679
Posted By shorty79

Hi, It's quite interesting, I've just spent...

Hi,

It's quite interesting, I've just spent the past few months visiting flight schools around the UK. With regards to Ab-initio integrated it seems that you will most likely be taken back to...
15th Aug 2011, 15:53
Replies: 47
Views: 17,579
Posted By shorty79

No news yet.

No news yet.
15th Aug 2011, 15:52
Replies: 3
Views: 1,576
Posted By shorty79

I'm confused - is this different to the usual...

I'm confused - is this different to the usual cadet scheme, which no longer requires a sim check?
27th Jul 2011, 16:49
Replies: 47
Views: 17,579
Posted By shorty79

Does anyone know how the FTE Pilapt tests compare...

Does anyone know how the FTE Pilapt tests compare to CTC's?

Has anyone done both recently?

There are conflicting accounts on pprune from across the years.

My main queiries are:
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