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Forum: Tech Log
16th Sep 2019, 09:54
Replies: 44
Views: 5,528
Posted By Trossie

An interesting one on the landing clearance bit:...

An interesting one on the landing clearance bit: What about on an approach into CDG where you are cleared to land being number three on the approach?

I have done a few below minimums, the closest...
Forum: Freight Dogs
13th Sep 2019, 09:42
Replies: 10
Views: 1,826
Posted By Trossie

So you are not an airline pilot then? Most...

So you are not an airline pilot then? Most airline pilots do not know what a weekend is. (Other than that those are the days that they are most likely to be rostered to fly!)
Forum: Freight Dogs
12th Sep 2019, 12:55
Replies: 10
Views: 1,826
Posted By Trossie

If you are an airline pilot, what is a...

If you are an airline pilot, what is a 'weekend'??!! Many pilots that I know never have weekends off, especially during busy periods. The last two posters give the idea that the actual weekend...
1st Aug 2019, 18:51
Replies: 354
Views: 386,763
Posted By Trossie

-- then -- Not the time to get...

-- then --


Not the time to get thin-skinned now!
23rd Jul 2019, 10:08
Replies: 354
Views: 386,763
Posted By Trossie

Many here say that public support is irrelevant....

Many here say that public support is irrelevant. Public support will be zero. Public opposition will be huge. When the travelling public, who on average earn a fraction of what the striking pilots...
22nd Jun 2019, 06:50
Replies: 11
Views: 3,903
Posted By Trossie

If you fly out of FAWB or surrounds the density...

If you fly out of FAWB or surrounds the density altitude is most definitely a factor! You will use a lot more runway than you are used to. Watching 'highveld' pilots landing at FAVG was usually...
Forum: Freight Dogs
22nd Jun 2019, 06:19
Replies: 19
Views: 5,858
Posted By Trossie

I spoke to a freight pilot a while ago who had a...

I spoke to a freight pilot a while ago who had a friend who was starting a new job in a pax airline. The friend's girl-friend was concerned about him mixing with "all those air hostesses".

The...
22nd Jun 2019, 06:06
Replies: 143
Views: 82,797
Posted By Trossie

I knew someone once who had taken two years hard...

I knew someone once who had taken two years hard slog (while still working to keep himself and his family going) to gain his licence with 200 hrs. He had a 'rejection letter' from an airline saying...
3rd Jan 2019, 20:53
Replies: 59
Views: 18,834
Posted By Trossie

A job is the best first job. The worst thing with...

A job is the best first job. The worst thing with new fATPL is no job.

All subsequent jobs come a lot more easily once you are in that first job. 2 Whites 2 Reds is perfectly correct with what he...
21st Dec 2018, 14:56
Replies: 59
Views: 18,834
Posted By Trossie

Maybe this it the sort of research that you...

Maybe this it the sort of research that you should have done before starting your fATPL?

You've got an entire career ahead of you. Learn to walk before trying to run, Get a job on turbo-props. You...
14th Dec 2018, 19:23
Replies: 21
Views: 6,371
Posted By Trossie

If you are based in NCL or EDI on exactly the...

If you are based in NCL or EDI on exactly the same pay, your 'take-home' at NCL will be higher because of the higher tax that you will pay being based in EDI.
6th Dec 2018, 10:15
Replies: 7
Views: 4,618
Posted By Trossie

You won't be flying a "787/777/737" then! Just...

You won't be flying a "787/777/737" then! Just thinking of those "max 2.5 hour sectors" and "No night flying" bits. Why do you want "winter months off"? Unless you have plans to 'up sticks' to the...
28th Oct 2018, 14:36
Replies: 16
Views: 5,640
Posted By Trossie

The 'gossip' that I have heard is that guys in...

The 'gossip' that I have heard is that guys in that line of work see it the other way around: "Try passenger airlines provided that you have nothing against arriving back at 2am after a very long...
27th Oct 2018, 10:23
Replies: 16
Views: 5,640
Posted By Trossie

Don't waste time with agencies, contact airlines...

Don't waste time with agencies, contact airlines directly. There are many who should want to 'bite your hand off'! From 'gossip' an 'unemployed B737 pilot' should be becoming a contradiction of terms...
Forum: Jet Blast
26th Oct 2018, 18:18
Replies: 14
Views: 1,168
Posted By Trossie

"Quaint" is referring to the 'version of the...

"Quaint" is referring to the 'version of the language'. "Transatlantic" is referring to the 'quaint version of the language'. Or summa' li' 'a'.
Forum: Jet Blast
26th Oct 2018, 15:46
Replies: 23
Views: 1,645
Posted By Trossie

You mean the Belgians don't actually like that...

You mean the Belgians don't actually like that chocolate and beer, they just sell it to us and we are not being like Belgians in consuming it but just appropriating their name?

(BTW, that was...
Forum: Jet Blast
26th Oct 2018, 15:43
Replies: 23
Views: 1,645
Posted By Trossie

Where would the fun be on JB if we didn't have...

Where would the fun be on JB if we didn't have rants!
Forum: Jet Blast
26th Oct 2018, 15:30
Replies: 14
Views: 1,168
Posted By Trossie

Not offended! Just happy to stir up a valid...

Not offended! Just happy to stir up a valid debate! (See, I avoided being a 'dimwit' there!!)

Yes, I prefer 'fora'..
Forum: Jet Blast
26th Oct 2018, 15:15
Replies: 41
Views: 5,034
Posted By Trossie

So you can be a racist and rake in that amount of...

So you can be a racist and rake in that amount of money? Wow!!
Forum: Jet Blast
26th Oct 2018, 15:08
Replies: 16,378
Views: 3,248,069
Posted By Trossie

Correct. But those who moan about the...

Correct.

But those who moan about the 'downfall of UK manufacturing' have their minds stuck about 100 years ago when all they can see is those highly visible yet low wage 'bulk' industries (such...
Forum: Jet Blast
26th Oct 2018, 15:00
Replies: 14
Views: 1,168
Posted By Trossie

You should say what you mean accurately and not...

You should say what you mean accurately and not be the sort of dimwit who cannot put words in the correct order! (Accurately dimwit mean should cannot order correct say who you sort order you of and...
Forum: Jet Blast
26th Oct 2018, 14:40
Replies: 23
Views: 1,645
Posted By Trossie

Gertie's comments about taxi fares must have...

Gertie's comments about taxi fares must have tipped the scales somewhere!!!

I do not understand funfly's comment above. The only 'rant' that I have seen is his. Some people do seem to be a bit too...
Forum: Jet Blast
26th Oct 2018, 14:16
Replies: 16,378
Views: 3,248,069
Posted By Trossie

https://www.themanufacturer.com/uk-manufacturing-s...

https://www.themanufacturer.com/uk-manufacturing-statistics/
Forum: Jet Blast
25th Oct 2018, 07:00
Replies: 16,378
Views: 3,248,069
Posted By Trossie

A very good point from BAengineer, French strikes...

A very good point from BAengineer, French strikes have probably done more to prepare Britain for a mismanaged Brexit than anything that could be done in Whitehall!!
Forum: Jet Blast
21st Oct 2018, 18:18
Replies: 22
Views: 2,020
Posted By Trossie

And the theme of this Thread is false...

And the theme of this Thread is false accusation!! Nem, as usual, has lost the plot!
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