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8th Feb 2018, 21:15
Replies: 20
Views: 13,448
Posted By CEA330Driver

The reality is that in the 80's and 90's the...

The reality is that in the 80's and 90's the Chinese Airlines had a terrible safety reputation and Cathay Pacific and Dragonair thrived with essentially zero competition to the mainland. Then it all...
13th Feb 2017, 20:42
Replies: 0
Views: 2,727
Posted By CEA330Driver

China ATPL Exam - Assistance Available

CHINA (CAAC) ATPL ON-LINE COURSE


This information is for anyone considering, or is in the process of, applying for a job with a Chinese airline.


On-Line Course

This course are those...
12th Jan 2017, 21:11
Replies: 88
Views: 57,282
Posted By CEA330Driver

This is a very interesting discussion with many...

This is a very interesting discussion with many great points. Whilst I have been flying Airbus aircraft for 20 years (save the 18 months I had on the B744), there is no doubt in my mind that my...
31st Dec 2016, 02:08
Replies: 18
Views: 10,403
Posted By CEA330Driver

Hi Grumman, I have worked for Air China (6.5...

Hi Grumman,
I have worked for Air China (6.5 years) and am now with China Eastern (1.5 years). Given you are willing to work and move your family to China your will have plenty of options. The big...
Forum: Canada
18th Dec 2016, 22:40
Replies: 4
Views: 2,381
Posted By CEA330Driver

Find out where the demand is highest right now in...

Find out where the demand is highest right now in Canada. For instance, is Georgian looking for guys? If so, find out if they will type rate you on the B-1900 and ask what this would entail. If...
Forum: Canada
18th Dec 2016, 22:28
Replies: 8
Views: 3,246
Posted By CEA330Driver

The DHC-8-400 was probably too big for the...

The DHC-8-400 was probably too big for the mission requirements. I thought the same, but at the end of the day, the fleet was in need of an upgrade and a more modern and very capable aircraft was...
Forum: Canada
18th Dec 2016, 22:03
Replies: 12
Views: 2,646
Posted By CEA330Driver

777_Lover; I went to Seneca 30 years ago. It...

777_Lover;
I went to Seneca 30 years ago. It was a top school then, and from what I understand it remains so. So is Sault College. My advise would be to go to a school that offers the flying...
18th Dec 2016, 21:50
Replies: 1
Views: 1,273
Posted By CEA330Driver

The boys have it figured out. Force a go-around...

The boys have it figured out. Force a go-around and the split the $2M RMB that will surely come the way for the Captain that saved all those lives because of his lightning quick reflexes and nerves...
11th Nov 2016, 01:15
Replies: 20
Views: 11,499
Posted By CEA330Driver

I'm with GPS and indeed they are worth talking...

I'm with GPS and indeed they are worth talking to. I was with Brookfield with another Chinese carrier and while I had a good relationship with them, they were nothing more than glorified translators.
11th Nov 2016, 01:11
Replies: 1
Views: 1,455
Posted By CEA330Driver

While I have no doubt that the DGCA will...

While I have no doubt that the DGCA will implement this new rule, I would question their ability to enforce it. You don't need to be on 'death's bed' to be unfit to fly. What about fatigue? What...
4th Nov 2016, 18:36
Replies: 101
Views: 75,045
Posted By CEA330Driver

Disturbing indeed. Unlike at Western airlines...

Disturbing indeed. Unlike at Western airlines where a comprehensive analysis will be done, in China since the outcome was no loss of lives then the decision must have been sound. Lucky yes, correct...
2nd Nov 2016, 18:47
Replies: 101
Views: 75,045
Posted By CEA330Driver

In my humble opinion while the outcome was...

In my humble opinion while the outcome was successful, an incident like this, or any other for that matter, should be a learning opportunity and not made into a epic hero story or otherwise. There...
29th Oct 2016, 16:32
Replies: 101
Views: 75,045
Posted By CEA330Driver

No chance. They were supposed to go all English...

No chance. They were supposed to go all English in the early 2000's - they tried for a few days as I recall then back to square one. There is just not enough incentive/disincentives to make it...
14th Oct 2016, 00:58
Replies: 11
Views: 9,934
Posted By CEA330Driver

I think the BP limit is 140/90. For the stress...

I think the BP limit is 140/90. For the stress ECG it can be hirer but they will not want to see any abnormalities in how fast your hear rate reduces. As far as I know they will allow you to take...
14th Oct 2016, 00:54
Replies: 355
Views: 344,666
Posted By CEA330Driver

You can only be valid on one type at any given...

You can only be valid on one type at any given time with the Chinese. If you are currently flying the Airbus, then in all likelihood that is the fleet you will be hired on regardless of your past...
Forum: Canada
31st Aug 2016, 22:54
Replies: 1
Views: 2,045
Posted By CEA330Driver

I like it a lot! It's very original.

I like it a lot! It's very original.
26th Aug 2016, 22:51
Replies: 6
Views: 6,045
Posted By CEA330Driver

@commuting pilot: there is one medical for the...

@commuting pilot: there is one medical for the assessment. We call it the BIG medical and you have will the following done: (I might miss one or two)

1. Ears, Nose, Throat - the easy part
2....
26th Aug 2016, 22:33
Replies: 69
Views: 25,628
Posted By CEA330Driver

@Dan Buster: couldn't have said it any better. ...

@Dan Buster: couldn't have said it any better. This is one of the problems with our profession (and part of the reason why our conditions continue to suffer), there's simply too many out there that...
25th Aug 2016, 18:34
Replies: 144
Views: 148,861
Posted By CEA330Driver

@China Beached: Loved it! Well said.

@China Beached: Loved it! Well said.
20th Aug 2016, 18:52
Replies: 9
Views: 9,662
Posted By CEA330Driver

Sorry Curtain rod you lost me. I'm a bit thick I...

Sorry Curtain rod you lost me. I'm a bit thick I know, but what policy change are you talking about? Housing? If so, haven't they done that with the current C Scale. Surely if the company could...
20th Aug 2016, 03:02
Replies: 9
Views: 9,662
Posted By CEA330Driver

@airdualbleedfault, spot on. Most contracts of...

@airdualbleedfault, spot on. Most contracts of this nature are just a shade over USD14000/month - all inclusive. Probably an OK job for a pilot with no kids or kids that are out of the house. Doing...
18th Aug 2016, 22:14
Replies: 9
Views: 9,662
Posted By CEA330Driver

@Boxjockey; just saying. There are plenty of...

@Boxjockey; just saying. There are plenty of very good instructors out there that could contribute greatly to the China expansion, but in most (not all) cases they are not welcome. The career path...
18th Aug 2016, 17:36
Replies: 9
Views: 9,662
Posted By CEA330Driver

Ah yes, the lure of the almighty greenback. But...

Ah yes, the lure of the almighty greenback. But is it worth it? I am certainly not suggesting that working for a Chinese carrier is all that bad, but one would have to be seriously fed up with work...
16th Jul 2016, 22:12
Replies: 10
Views: 3,688
Posted By CEA330Driver

Hi FBwdude, It's been my personal...

Hi FBwdude,

It's been my personal experience, and from word of mouth from those working there, that Hainan simply does not honour the contract that they offer. They make promises they have no...
16th Jul 2016, 17:50
Replies: 10
Views: 3,688
Posted By CEA330Driver

PG: Having worked for two Chinese airlines in the...

PG: Having worked for two Chinese airlines in the past 8 years and a Hong Kong carrier for almost 11, if I were in your shoes I would NOT at this stage of your career consider working for a Mainland...
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