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21st Sep 2019, 23:24
Replies: 103
Views: 119,303
Posted By tomuchwork

So many parallel approaches in that big world we...

So many parallel approaches in that big world we are all living in. Many of them in very busy environment. Parallel approaches require very good crew coodination AND skills and it seems that the...
9th Sep 2019, 20:52
Replies: 226
Views: 205,671
Posted By tomuchwork

Lol. Had the same thought while reading this...

Lol. Had the same thought while reading this thread from top to bottom. Must be fun in the COCKpit(ohh, am I sexistic now as well? ;-))
Forum: Middle East
5th Sep 2019, 01:45
Replies: 25
Views: 11,213
Posted By tomuchwork

Did exactly that, over 10 years ago. QR was crap...

Did exactly that, over 10 years ago. QR was crap back then and I am sure they never changed(except raising the pay as otherwise they would be without drivers by now).

AB is still in charge which...
28th Aug 2019, 19:48
Replies: 5
Views: 2,031
Posted By tomuchwork

Ex Airliner, Ex Biz flyer, back to Airline(thanks...

Ex Airliner, Ex Biz flyer, back to Airline(thanks god). Yep -Fuel release normally is good for that day to get fuel with that paper you are carrying with you(IF you work for a more or less...
Forum: Tech Log
27th Aug 2019, 19:25
Replies: 31
Views: 9,633
Posted By tomuchwork

1000 fpm in France..... And yes, you can...

1000 fpm in France.....

And yes, you can configure, slow down, whatever. BUT - you need to descent to 2500ft eventually EXCEPT they tell you it is "pilots discretion", then it is, quiet logic, up...
22nd Aug 2019, 23:45
Replies: 249
Views: 175,595
Posted By tomuchwork

How long does it take to train a...

How long does it take to train a Boeing(737/757/767/787/747) pilot to train on antique aircraft(except the 787 maybe, do not know that one, but the 737/NG/MAX most certainly belong to that class)? Or...
Forum: Middle East
12th Aug 2019, 20:49
Replies: 996
Views: 703,712
Posted By tomuchwork

see post #969. Nothing ever came from him. And I...

see post #969. Nothing ever came from him. And I would have liked to hear that I was wrong with my feelings at the THY sim check and their instructors. But I guess I took the right decission NOT to...
12th Aug 2019, 20:34
Replies: 21
Views: 14,356
Posted By tomuchwork

Quiet common with GOOD companies, e.g. most ME...

Quiet common with GOOD companies, e.g. most ME carriers(I know I know, a lot beg to differ about good, but compared to RYR and Co they are "good"), but as well a lot of Asian Carriers, take Korean as...
6th Aug 2019, 19:39
Replies: 82
Views: 108,555
Posted By tomuchwork

Back on topic. Recently crewplanning contacted me...

Back on topic. Recently crewplanning contacted me if I could work on my day off....not the first time this summer I want to add. Wanted to ask them to send one of the 1100 guys that we apparently...
27th Jul 2019, 22:59
Replies: 21
Views: 6,395
Posted By tomuchwork

Fact. Had that once in Nigeria, same shiny outfit...

Fact. Had that once in Nigeria, same shiny outfit mentioned in my post above. They pulled my crew and me out of bed at 0400 local for a 0645 departure. Yeah. Like that would happen. Knowing my bit I...
27th Jul 2019, 22:52
Replies: 21
Views: 6,395
Posted By tomuchwork

Pretty normal in GA ops. I worked a while ago for...

Pretty normal in GA ops. I worked a while ago for a fancy(just from the outside) bizz operator with that shiny silver jets and that bit of red inside. Normally 17 on/13 off(off which at least 2 are...
24th Jul 2019, 20:06
Replies: 19
Views: 2,777
Posted By tomuchwork

I am now 25 years in aviation, had 5...

I am now 25 years in aviation, had 5 typeratings(now 1) and NEVER paid for one. As well a reason I had to go to GA during the 2008 recession as I had the right TR(airliner converted into a bizzbomber...
22nd Jul 2019, 20:28
Replies: 359
Views: 372,345
Posted By tomuchwork

Moving out from China and going back to Europe?...

Moving out from China and going back to Europe? Which possible documents would you need from the riceeaters?

China is a CLEAR no go area if you are making a concious decission considering basic...
22nd Jul 2019, 17:26
Replies: 19
Views: 2,777
Posted By tomuchwork

Out of passion - then it is always the right...

Out of passion - then it is always the right time. However, the pilot "job" is getting worse and worse, very few exceptions still do exist.

I remember the time around 2008, bad time for aviation....
Forum: Middle East
16th Jul 2019, 00:25
Replies: 10,241
Views: 5,914,393
Posted By tomuchwork

Knowing Doha, Qatar, the Qataris - I very much...

Knowing Doha, Qatar, the Qataris - I very much doubt it. It will be the same 2050...till the oil and gas runs out ....
16th Jul 2019, 00:13
Replies: 6
Views: 1,875
Posted By tomuchwork

Maybe the Biz pilot corner is not really the...

Maybe the Biz pilot corner is not really the right place to ask. Stable rosters are seldom and except a basic 16/14, 1/1, 17/13 there is nothing further planned and obviously no roster published with...
16th Jul 2019, 00:08
Replies: 6
Views: 3,183
Posted By tomuchwork

LOL. Absurde numbers. Have seen much less for a...

LOL. Absurde numbers. Have seen much less for a Global contract on a slave 2/1 (month) contract out of HK with one of the big ones around there. And 2/1 just IF the leadcaptain was not deciding to...
13th Jul 2019, 23:10
Replies: 160
Views: 86,781
Posted By tomuchwork

Has nothing to do with the pilots(as always...

Has nothing to do with the pilots(as always normally), but when burocrats start making rules then it ends like this.

I was flying for long gone Ansett way back(it is actually nearly 19 years, my...
Forum: Middle East
9th Jul 2019, 21:07
Replies: 111
Views: 203,278
Posted By tomuchwork

I don't know. Had a read throught the last page...

I don't know. Had a read throught the last page of 737 drivers going(or thinking about) joining KAL. Now, some of them are obviously RYR(easy to pick really), now, I thought joining them(KAL) on the...
8th Jul 2019, 20:57
Replies: 1,609
Views: 1,091,600
Posted By tomuchwork

eiffel Well, as a RYR driver I can tell you...

eiffel
Well, as a RYR driver I can tell you that we have already more (in service plus orders) in service. Much more.

Some other guys mentioned it already, in Western Europe you are more and...
Replies: 73
Views: 41,874
Posted By tomuchwork

Controversial discussion. Very true, I have...

Controversial discussion.

Very true, I have seen many very bad cadets that get nowadays released to the line here in Europe(as an example) forcing normal line captains being more of a linetraining...
Forum: Middle East
6th Jul 2019, 15:14
Replies: 996
Views: 703,712
Posted By tomuchwork

So, if they added some good commuting in the last...

So, if they added some good commuting in the last few years, glad to hear(some examples please).

About the "decent" salary we might have to discuss. Really depends WHAT/WHERE the center of your...
6th Jul 2019, 14:58
Replies: 44
Views: 40,820
Posted By tomuchwork

Not entirely true. Was mid 90's. I was flying for...

Not entirely true. Was mid 90's. I was flying for a known european carrier and one of our FO decided to give good old Cathay a shot. He passed, was proud(well deserved, even that nobody else from our...
1st Jul 2019, 21:33
Replies: 30
Views: 20,571
Posted By tomuchwork

Well. Airbus jets do not divebomb on a regular...

Well. Airbus jets do not divebomb on a regular basis.....enough said. Flying a B737NG myself, would trade any second to fly an A320/330.....
Forum: Middle East
1st Jul 2019, 19:43
Replies: 16
Views: 8,488
Posted By tomuchwork

:D True. They are good at that.

:D True. They are good at that.
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