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Forum: Middle East
25th Apr 2016, 13:28
Replies: 27
Views: 13,961
Posted By Comanche

Excellent and uncannily useful replies for this...

Excellent and uncannily useful replies for this forum. Message is clear. Although I have never operated LH, I can directly relate my experience as a LH passenger to how you feel on a weekly basis....
Forum: Middle East
22nd Apr 2016, 08:20
Replies: 27
Views: 13,961
Posted By Comanche

Just to round it up, anyone care to share their...

Just to round it up, anyone care to share their average annual duty hours? Loco tends to be 2x flying hours, so around 1400-1500.
Forum: Middle East
21st Apr 2016, 22:32
Replies: 27
Views: 13,961
Posted By Comanche

Some great replies here, many thanks to all. The...

Some great replies here, many thanks to all. The conclusion so far seems unanimous. It gives me a different perspective now, underlining what in my gut I already knew. Generally speaking, it does...
Forum: Middle East
20th Apr 2016, 22:11
Replies: 27
Views: 13,961
Posted By Comanche

low cost 900 hr vs EK 900 hr

Lots of threads mention the tiring 900 hrs with EK, crossing time zones, insufficient rest, factored hours, etc. A wild guess is that most of you fly around 100-150 sectors a year. Compare that to...
22nd Mar 2016, 16:54
Replies: 1,543
Views: 1,552,959
Posted By Comanche

Another possibility is A/P selected after...

Another possibility is A/P selected after Go-around (which they would normally do) but not actually engaging due insufficient pilot trimming (or Control Wheel Steering engaged instead of A/P) and...
14th Mar 2014, 14:13
Replies: 11,824
Views: 21,434,566
Posted By Comanche

Professional pilots flying flight sims at home -...

Professional pilots flying flight sims at home - in the short haul sector at least - is more of an exception then a rule. Or at least pilots don't tell, don't ask. Admittedly, the long haul sector I...
14th Mar 2014, 13:20
Replies: 11,824
Views: 21,434,566
Posted By Comanche

The fact of a commercial pilot with 18000 hrs...

The fact of a commercial pilot with 18000 hrs having a flight simulator set up at home is VERY VERY suspicious indeed. Sure, some of us airline pilots fly small planes on days off, but flying a 777...
4th Sep 2013, 17:39
Replies: 10
Views: 26,018
Posted By Comanche

Even if they would have an interline agreement,...

Even if they would have an interline agreement, the ZED are pretty worthless as you are usually at the very bottom of the SBY list behind all the airline's employees + families. As many airlines...
Forum: Middle East
2nd May 2013, 20:15
Replies: 28
Views: 9,269
Posted By Comanche

Apart from my background - in let's call it the...

Apart from my background - in let's call it the energy sector - I am also a pilot. I normally wouldn't start or contribute to this subject on this forum, but since Cucuotto brought it up I thought...
Forum: Middle East
2nd May 2013, 10:10
Replies: 28
Views: 9,269
Posted By Comanche

Payscale, if only you knew my background......

Payscale, if only you knew my background... cannot say more. Not even sure why I bothered posting.
Forum: Middle East
1st May 2013, 22:50
Replies: 28
Views: 9,269
Posted By Comanche

The world is slowly reaching maximum possible oil...

The world is slowly reaching maximum possible oil production = peak oil. Current oil production can be maintained, possibly grown slightly but at great expenditure and effort. Fracking and projects...
Forum: Middle East
9th Mar 2013, 11:25
Replies: 83
Views: 32,152
Posted By Comanche

There does not seem to be any box on the...

There does not seem to be any box on the application form for DEC that allows you to tick TRI/TRE qualification / experience. Any suggestions?
Forum: Middle East
3rd Jan 2013, 07:14
Replies: 9
Views: 3,920
Posted By Comanche

Suppose if Azerbaijan managed to be considered...

Suppose if Azerbaijan managed to be considered part of Europe for the Eurovision Song Festival, being considered in the Middle East is not that much of a stretch....
20th Dec 2012, 07:54
Replies: 198
Views: 50,770
Posted By Comanche

Chopped mine up in 8 as well, as TRE told me to...

Chopped mine up in 8 as well, as TRE told me to do so with previous licence. The wallet provided by the CAA has multiple plastic pockets, what else are they to be used for other than the medical?...
2nd Dec 2012, 21:28
Replies: 198
Views: 50,770
Posted By Comanche

Top tip: it does not have to be the licence...

Top tip: it does not have to be the licence holder to take all the paperwork to Gatwick for the same-day counter service, it can by ANYONE. As long as they have your number in case they need to make...
Forum: Middle East
4th Sep 2012, 22:11
Replies: 4,040
Views: 1,928,713
Posted By Comanche

EK may be better long-term, but long time for...

EK may be better long-term, but long time for command probably 7 years now, unless I get in DEC but little chance with no wide body or training experience. LCC in Europe is often 4 sectors with a lot...
Forum: Middle East
3rd Sep 2012, 11:25
Replies: 4,040
Views: 1,928,713
Posted By Comanche

Thinking of applying as DEC, although I am not...

Thinking of applying as DEC, although I am not entirely convinced in view of the fairly negative feedback on this forum. Some questions that I have not seen covered:

-are most days 2 sector days?...
Forum: Middle East
8th Aug 2012, 17:50
Replies: 10
Views: 4,436
Posted By Comanche

Definitely two years, no exceptions. I do have a...

Definitely two years, no exceptions. I do have a friend who they asked to come back after six months to allow hime time to approve his English (I am being serious), so he basically passed his...
Forum: Middle East
13th Jul 2012, 22:47
Replies: 257
Views: 217,358
Posted By Comanche

From what I could gather, many from the June...

From what I could gather, many from the June group did not get through, not sure if they had already reached their pilot number targets by then or we were just a bad batch. Condorbaaz, not sure why...
Forum: Middle East
1st Jul 2012, 22:26
Replies: 257
Views: 217,358
Posted By Comanche

I also heard that the German management team have...

I also heard that the German management team have been dismissed, which is a great concern to me. It shows the environment there is dynamic (unstable). Package on offer is decent, but not sure what...
Forum: Middle East
14th Jun 2012, 07:29
Replies: 257
Views: 217,358
Posted By Comanche

Amiri01, does that mean it will be more difficult...

Amiri01, does that mean it will be more difficult to be successful during the June session as numbers are getting close to what's required. From what I understood, the May session had 25 pilots while...
Forum: Middle East
26th May 2012, 23:14
Replies: 257
Views: 217,358
Posted By Comanche

Last time I did a raw data holding was about 14...

Last time I did a raw data holding was about 14 years ago for my CPL, better have a look at my ATPL notes then. I thought the emphasis would be more on management skills, making use of automatics or...
Forum: Middle East
20th May 2012, 08:04
Replies: 257
Views: 217,358
Posted By Comanche

Birdy, I was already looking into that. Need to...

Birdy, I was already looking into that. Need to check if the territory includes the ME. But that may definitely be a solution. Thanks
Forum: Middle East
19th May 2012, 16:16
Replies: 257
Views: 217,358
Posted By Comanche

Amiri01, thanks. That all sounds reasonable, the...

Amiri01, thanks. That all sounds reasonable, the kids would be at school most of the day anyway. Little more restrictive out of base to explore the surroundings, guess you can't go on a half day...
Forum: Middle East
19th May 2012, 07:55
Replies: 257
Views: 217,358
Posted By Comanche

Amir01, is there any way to insure against...

Amir01, is there any way to insure against sicknesses beyond 14/28 days as after this time your pay goes down to nil? I am healthy, but one never knows, say an illness that lasts 6-12 months?
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