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20th Nov 2021, 18:43
Replies: 329
Views: 66,359
Posted By Mike Oxbig

As was posted a bit earlier - one does not come...

As was posted a bit earlier - one does not come to NetJets for the money, but the renumeration has improved a lot over the last few years. New joiners have a pay increase after 2 years as stated...
26th Oct 2021, 08:30
Replies: 329
Views: 66,359
Posted By Mike Oxbig

Depends on type and availability. Latitude and...

Depends on type and availability. Latitude and XLS recurrents are mainly at FSI Farnborough but can imagine the initials for the Lat may be in Wichita due to capacity and the length of time the...
Forum: ATC Issues
5th Oct 2021, 09:35
Replies: 3
Views: 1,231
Posted By Mike Oxbig

ILS or RNP

A question for the controllers out there. I work for a business jet company and like to fly RNP approaches as (so I have been told) they are the future. So why are ILSs still the default approach...
27th Sep 2021, 08:01
Replies: 329
Views: 66,359
Posted By Mike Oxbig

Hi Boomless, I am not part of the interview...

Hi Boomless,
I am not part of the interview team but reckon the sim scenario will involve hand flying an SID and I think a 2D approach or an ILS. Expect some sort of scenario that will involve...
24th Sep 2021, 17:02
Replies: 329
Views: 66,359
Posted By Mike Oxbig

First Indoc course is due to be in Dec, so the...

First Indoc course is due to be in Dec, so the team will have to get it's skates on if selecting crew with a 3 month notice period.
18th Sep 2021, 09:29
Replies: 329
Views: 66,359
Posted By Mike Oxbig

Verzeihen Sie Herr Spranger! Ich freue mich, Sie...

Verzeihen Sie Herr Spranger! Ich freue mich, Sie bei Ihrem nächsten Flug, begrüßen zu dürfen! :)
17th Sep 2021, 10:48
Replies: 329
Views: 66,359
Posted By Mike Oxbig

Koldovika - no. There will be an interview panel...

Koldovika - no. There will be an interview panel where you will be asked standard questions (met, tech, CRM, airmanship type) and a sim assessment involving hand flying the aircraft and some...
17th Sep 2021, 10:44
Replies: 329
Views: 66,359
Posted By Mike Oxbig

I am guessing your are not a Latitude owner? :) ...

I am guessing your are not a Latitude owner? :)

I have been at NJE for 17 years having joined straight from the military more or less - I am sure that will tell you how happy I am. There are good...
1st Dec 2020, 10:25
Replies: 19
Views: 10,804
Posted By Mike Oxbig

giggitygiggity Sounds like a large...

giggitygiggity


Sounds like a large fractional company based in Portugal.
24th Aug 2020, 10:58
Replies: 100
Views: 48,510
Posted By Mike Oxbig

So the top management has changed again. The...

So the top management has changed again. The (ex) president escorted from his office on Friday by the Security Manager and all those made redundant invited back. What a complete waste of money and...
16th Jun 2020, 10:37
Replies: 17
Views: 7,691
Posted By Mike Oxbig

Good for you Flying Rabbit. it is nice to hear a...

Good for you Flying Rabbit. it is nice to hear a success story and I only hope it keeps going this this for you. As Dirk said, you have an exceptional job so enjoy it
14th Jun 2020, 08:30
Replies: 100
Views: 48,510
Posted By Mike Oxbig

Very provocative name, Mr Hansell, on a NetJets...

Very provocative name, Mr Hansell, on a NetJets redundancy thread!
11th Sep 2019, 09:07
Replies: 81
Views: 92,289
Posted By Mike Oxbig

An earlier poster stated ...”its a damned sight...

An earlier poster stated ...”its a damned sight better than Vueling/Air Malta/Ryanair/Eurowings/Wizz etc.”. I am afraid that really says it all - you are comparing BA (known as Budget Airlines in my...
27th Aug 2019, 07:49
Replies: 61
Views: 61,536
Posted By Mike Oxbig

This is quite blatantly an advert but if you do...

This is quite blatantly an advert but if you do not wish to contact your company, you can contact “Stiftung-mayday.de” which is a confidential organisation using pilots and cabin crew to help council...
Forum: Jet Blast
11th Oct 2018, 15:54
Replies: 14
Views: 5,412
Posted By Mike Oxbig

Reminds me of the Top Gear episode when they...

Reminds me of the Top Gear episode when they competed in a 24 hour race. The sponsors on the side of the car were 'Peniston Oil' and 'Larsens Biscuits'. When the doors were open it spelt 'Penis Oil'...
12th Sep 2018, 19:09
Replies: 146
Views: 67,165
Posted By Mike Oxbig

Valerio1 - any news? Or are you too busy doing...

Valerio1 - any news? Or are you too busy doing the sim test? :O
16th Aug 2018, 10:00
Replies: 146
Views: 67,165
Posted By Mike Oxbig

The company has recently announced the intention...

The company has recently announced the intention to recruit 50 FOs before the busy season starts in May 2019, all for the Phenom 300 or the XL. 3 Indoc courses have been planned for pilots this year...
23rd Nov 2017, 18:08
Replies: 9
Views: 4,162
Posted By Mike Oxbig

I have heard they wish to open up a holding pool...

I have heard they wish to open up a holding pool of pilots and are looking at initially asking those who have left the company in the past few years. No idea of numbers or time scale.
12th Sep 2015, 14:55
Replies: 63
Views: 28,689
Posted By Mike Oxbig

I travel regularly from Munich to London(weekly)...

I travel regularly from Munich to London(weekly) and find that my 2 year old UK 'e'passport never works in the German machines - neither incoming nor outgoing- but has always worked in the UK...
Forum: ATC Issues
15th Jun 2015, 11:17
Replies: 9
Views: 5,760
Posted By Mike Oxbig

Thanks for that. 'I'll be back'!!

Thanks for that. 'I'll be back'!!
Forum: ATC Issues
13th Jun 2015, 09:06
Replies: 9
Views: 5,760
Posted By Mike Oxbig

RLatSM on NAT Tracks

A bit of help from our ATC colleagues please. I have been reading NATS Ops Bulletin 2015-003 about reduced lateral separation minima in the NAT Tracks and it's implementation in Nov 2015. With the...
Forum: Questions
22nd Nov 2013, 11:37
Replies: 2
Views: 1,309
Posted By Mike Oxbig

WATRS - to plot or not?

Can anyone enlighten me as to whether one needs to use a plotting chart when flying in the WATRS (Western Atlantic Route System)? It appears to be all airways and waypoints as opposed to lat and...
10th Jan 2013, 11:46
Replies: 12
Views: 6,886
Posted By Mike Oxbig

Now we are getting into the realms of a shaggy...

Now we are getting into the realms of a shaggy dog story.........

:O Sorry, couldn't resist it!
15th Nov 2012, 13:49
Replies: 5
Views: 4,502
Posted By Mike Oxbig

Great game - reminds me of loadlifting ribs and...

Great game - reminds me of loadlifting ribs and chacons in the good old days!
12th Oct 2012, 09:34
Replies: 45
Views: 23,767
Posted By Mike Oxbig

But the costs of employment are not going up for...

But the costs of employment are not going up for a maximum of another 10 years! My understanding (and please correct me if wrong) is that there is a 10 year transition period before the new social...
11th Oct 2012, 18:52
Replies: 45
Views: 23,767
Posted By Mike Oxbig

Dogged pilot, "Found this in a pilot...

Dogged pilot,

"Found this in a pilot lounge:"

was it left visible on an open computer page or printed out? Just curious as to the provenence!
7th Nov 2011, 19:56
Replies: 12
Views: 2,487
Posted By Mike Oxbig

Seems only like yesterday! CPO Jeccles looking...

Seems only like yesterday! CPO Jeccles looking after us as the Div chief at St Vincent. Best thing I did was join the RN - next best thing I did was leave after 17 years!
20th Oct 2011, 16:27
Replies: 12
Views: 2,627
Posted By Mike Oxbig

Surely the 'Western Union money transfer' is the...

Surely the 'Western Union money transfer' is the give away here - a favourite used by nigerian scamming gangs. Almost as good as the "Refund from the Inland Revenue" emails I keep getting in my spam...
Forum: Tech Log
13th Oct 2011, 10:24
Replies: 8
Views: 2,519
Posted By Mike Oxbig

Horses for courses and of course manufacturer...

Horses for courses and of course manufacturer compatibility are the main drivers, I would agree.

I use the "uflymike" with a Bose QC15 headset - smaller than the Bose X, lighter and cheaper as...
8th Jan 2011, 17:16
Replies: 9
Views: 3,042
Posted By Mike Oxbig

Thank you gentlemen, that provides the answer -...

Thank you gentlemen, that provides the answer - the balloon has to be fitted with a transponder AND radio contact with an ATC agency required to conduct this flight.
On a more general note, what...
6th Jan 2011, 19:55
Replies: 9
Views: 3,042
Posted By Mike Oxbig

Class G at 20,000'?

Class G at 20,000'?
6th Jan 2011, 08:54
Replies: 9
Views: 3,042
Posted By Mike Oxbig

High Altitude Balloon Flight

I was just reading in the paper about the fatal ballon crash on New year's Day.

My question is -

I know that balloons have right of way according to the rules of the air, but the article...
2nd Jan 2011, 10:22
Replies: 11
Views: 3,883
Posted By Mike Oxbig

I guess NetJets get what they originally hoped...

I guess NetJets get what they originally hoped for when the deal was done the first time -

sale of aircraft shares,

access to Lufthansa very high hour flyers who may consider buying a share...
20th Dec 2010, 14:42
Replies: 22
Views: 2,789
Posted By Mike Oxbig

All airlines are different, but in my experience...

All airlines are different, but in my experience you are usually allowed to turn stuff on after the seatbelt sign has been extinguished and vice versa - turn it all off once the seatbelt sign has...
19th Dec 2010, 08:40
Replies: 11
Views: 2,716
Posted By Mike Oxbig

@ Donkey, Oslo Airport in Norway runs a...

@ Donkey,

Oslo Airport in Norway runs a similar system - aircraft go to the de-icing area just off the threshold of the runway to maximise the holdover time. All the fluid then drains into a...
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