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Forum: Middle East
12th Aug 2019, 20:49
Replies: 991
Views: 642,103
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: 18
Views: 7,709
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: 85
Views: 98,117
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: 5,619
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: 5,619
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: 2,450
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: 344
Views: 318,892
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: 2,450
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: 10,012
Views: 5,316,771
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: 1,581
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: 2,668
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: 158
Views: 74,680
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: 93
Views: 143,563
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: 959
Views: 683,794
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...
8th Jul 2019, 20:43
Replies: 72
Views: 36,669
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: 991
Views: 642,103
Posted By tomuchwork

Short haul(737/320)? or Long haul? I know that...

Short haul(737/320)? or Long haul? I know that long haul had some commuting options but NOT SH. Please shed some light on that "excellent commuting contract", I am always willing to admit if I was...
6th Jul 2019, 14:58
Replies: 45
Views: 36,096
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: 19,277
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: 17
Views: 7,957
Posted By tomuchwork

:D True. They are good at that.

:D True. They are good at that.
Forum: Middle East
29th Jun 2019, 13:23
Replies: 10,012
Views: 5,316,771
Posted By tomuchwork

Well guys. I have been warned before I joined as...

Well guys. I have been warned before I joined as well(2006), of COURSE I did not beliefe this "dimwits" which tried to tell me that it would be the worst decission in my life(it was, they have been...
28th Jun 2019, 19:27
Replies: 92
Views: 100,106
Posted By tomuchwork

I agree with your first sentence. Second one...

I agree with your first sentence.

Second one already is not really correct anymore - e.g. RYR new CLA deal in Italy for instance is really not bad IF it is a base you want and you DO NOT need to...
27th Jun 2019, 12:31
Replies: 82
Views: 40,022
Posted By tomuchwork

Interesting how they would claim to "defend"...

Interesting how they would claim to "defend" Austrian Airspace in a Soviet plane.

Maybe during cold war and the guys mispelled "defending" with "bombing" :E . Of course Austrian Air Defence but...
27th Jun 2019, 12:22
Replies: 481
Views: 434,479
Posted By tomuchwork

dxbpilot Not officially. BUT - if you ask...

dxbpilot

Not officially. BUT - if you ask for one of the big bases(e.g. BGY, STN, DUB, ect.) you might ask for unpaid leave(or part time) for the period of european winter(starts in November till...
24th Jun 2019, 20:24
Replies: 30
Views: 16,863
Posted By tomuchwork

Thanks for your feedback gents. No worries, I am...

Thanks for your feedback gents. No worries, I am on a similar "gig", just an oldtimer aircraft of the mid last century and a harp on the tail. At least got MY base and country of preference, so no...
24th Jun 2019, 15:55
Replies: 30
Views: 16,863
Posted By tomuchwork

DEC(NTR) Captains? Still just Portugal and Spain?...

DEC(NTR) Captains? Still just Portugal and Spain? Germany? Or is TXL(or do they use Schönefeld, or both) full already? I assume still no way to have a italian base right away? Just to know if I even...
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