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Forum: Tech Log
12th May 2019, 17:19
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Views: 1,162
Posted By DarkSoldier

Sat phone internet

Anyone had any luck or knows of a way to use a satellite phone to get an internet connection in flight (not too heavy usage, just being able to get on some basic websites and send a few emails but no...
3rd Aug 2017, 07:42
Replies: 6
Views: 2,438
Posted By DarkSoldier

FO waiting list for EDI not very long at all,...

FO waiting list for EDI not very long at all, several months before you move I reckon. Capt list is rather long but you would be in no rush to upgrade once back home and earning a decent salary with...
19th Jun 2017, 19:37
Replies: 1,919
Views: 1,168,924
Posted By DarkSoldier

TR courses have stopped for the summer and will...

TR courses have stopped for the summer and will start again Sept time. Those on the first dates have only recently been made offers so your time will hopefully come sooner or later They will be...
17th May 2017, 20:11
Replies: 1,919
Views: 1,168,924
Posted By DarkSoldier

Sorry BusAirDriver but I agree your last...

Sorry BusAirDriver but I agree your last statement is incorrect. I also went in straight on SFO pay from day 1 on a fixed roster in a UK base. As did all other UK SFOs who have recently joined. So...
16th May 2017, 16:43
Replies: 1,919
Views: 1,168,924
Posted By DarkSoldier

Maybe they are. At the moment it is more of a...

Maybe they are. At the moment it is more of a pilot's market than it has been in recent years. There is a lot of recruitment going on and a lot of movement between airlines. They have been losing...
16th May 2017, 14:30
Replies: 1,919
Views: 1,168,924
Posted By DarkSoldier

Yes, as mentioned several posts back I got on a...

Yes, as mentioned several posts back I got on a UK base as SFO. So did a number of other people who I did my training with or people they know. This was all through their last recruitment drive which...
11th May 2017, 14:33
Replies: 1,919
Views: 1,168,924
Posted By DarkSoldier

That is true I forgot. In this case I can...

That is true I forgot. In this case I can officially confirm that there is indeed a ban on Brits, ugly chicks and anyone over the age of 42 or with the name Steve
10th May 2017, 19:23
Replies: 1,919
Views: 1,168,924
Posted By DarkSoldier

I personally know of a number of these...

I personally know of a number of these 'blacklisted' Brits who are currently doing TR courses, just started line training or awaiting TR start dates. A significant number of others are also in the...
15th Apr 2017, 19:33
Replies: 56
Views: 18,044
Posted By DarkSoldier

Well I am in possession of a recently issued...

Well I am in possession of a recently issued direct entry SFO contract with EZY in LGW so times must have changed
13th Apr 2017, 16:40
Replies: 56
Views: 18,044
Posted By DarkSoldier

Depends on experience. Going in as an SFO is not...

Depends on experience. Going in as an SFO is not that bad a deal to be honest. Fixed roster (if you want it), good basic pay and conditions, etc...
23rd Jan 2017, 11:53
Replies: 1,919
Views: 1,168,924
Posted By DarkSoldier

If anyone has previous experience I just want to...

If anyone has previous experience I just want to get a feel of how long things may take in the recruitment process. Been in the FO pool couple of months now. Has anyone had to wait much longer than...
5th Dec 2016, 16:58
Replies: 31
Views: 20,462
Posted By DarkSoldier

Command upgrades at Jet2

Would anyone who is either in Jet2 currently or been there recently, or know about it, have any information on the upgrade process there please. More importantly things like:

- are upgrades...
27th Oct 2016, 21:07
Replies: 1,178
Views: 912,803
Posted By DarkSoldier

Does anyone have any direct information from...

Does anyone have any direct information from experience as to how long it takes to get command in Jet2 as a new joiner (or in general at all)? Are they keen to get upgrades through or is that quite...
25th Sep 2016, 21:10
Replies: 1,306
Views: 1,074,113
Posted By DarkSoldier

Anyone have the number for the recruitment team...

Anyone have the number for the recruitment team by any chance please?
Replies: 2
Views: 1,549
Posted By DarkSoldier

Maybe it is, haha...Everyone I spoke to referred...

Maybe it is, haha...Everyone I spoke to referred to pilotprize but if this is the same, then grea. Thanks very much!
Replies: 2
Views: 1,549
Posted By DarkSoldier

Pilotprize technical questions

Hi

I remember there was a site called PilotPrize or similar which had a database of technical questions for the 737. Does anyone know if it still exists or maybe changed its name? Can't seem to...
23rd Dec 2015, 19:21
Replies: 17
Views: 5,094
Posted By DarkSoldier

thanks for all the replies - some very useful...

thanks for all the replies - some very useful info there. As far as I see it, with not much recruitment going on in the major carriers, the opportunities there could be quite limited. Whilst ideally...
16th Dec 2015, 11:22
Replies: 17
Views: 5,094
Posted By DarkSoldier

What is the outlook down under?

Hi,

I'm a 737 driver in my mid-thirties, FO hopefully going soon to LHS, total of around 3000h. Currently UK based. My missus is Australian and we are considering shifting ourselves permanently...
26th Mar 2015, 12:22
Replies: 3,529
Views: 4,931,367
Posted By DarkSoldier

In my company the pilot is never left alone in...

In my company the pilot is never left alone in the flight deck. If one of us wants to go to the loo, then we have a CC member sit with the other guy in the FD until the one that has gone out returns....
30th Dec 2012, 08:25
Replies: 518
Views: 240,688
Posted By DarkSoldier

I think the clue was in the question - is the 757...

I think the clue was in the question - is the 757 also slippery to land. We've discussed the Tu 204 involved in this incident can be, so rog was just wondering if the 757 is also difficult to land,...
18th May 2012, 18:58
Replies: 74
Views: 15,893
Posted By DarkSoldier

gave up a respectable career at 29, did all my...

gave up a respectable career at 29, did all my training and got a job with RYR at nearly 31...things can certainly work your way but you know the deal - work hard and be in the right place at the...
17th May 2012, 17:03
Replies: 10
Views: 3,817
Posted By DarkSoldier

yes they were very good, extremely reasonable...

yes they were very good, extremely reasonable prices too - 300 for 3h sim training. It was mainly to get used to the 738 layout and get a feel for its performance - very useful before the actual sim...
29th Apr 2012, 21:44
Replies: 9,044
Views: 4,870,043
Posted By DarkSoldier

A number of people I know have been waiting for a...

A number of people I know have been waiting for a few months with no reply. Others have heard back within a week. It is all a bit of a lottery by the looks of it
22nd Apr 2012, 11:30
Replies: 9,044
Views: 4,870,043
Posted By DarkSoldier

Does anyone know if the sim part of the...

Does anyone know if the sim part of the assessment can be logged into our logbooks as sim experience? thanks
11th Mar 2012, 11:45
Replies: 10
Views: 3,817
Posted By DarkSoldier

Thanks AIO but I am UK-based....should have made...

Thanks AIO but I am UK-based....should have made that clearer actually. So may be a bit too far to travel just for a couple of hours of sim prep :)

Thanks for all other recommendations...pmflight...
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