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5th Jun 2021, 05:15
Replies: 89
Views: 19,478
Posted By ShotOne

Looks fantastic! Don’t people here love a whinge....

Looks fantastic! Don’t people here love a whinge. Be thankful it’s not in “pride” colours!
31st May 2021, 14:42
Replies: 160
Views: 30,071
Posted By ShotOne

Don’t expect an answer to the OP’s question from...

Don’t expect an answer to the OP’s question from the SNP anytime: they can’t even tell us (and inexplicably get a free pass from the media) what currency an “independent” Scotland would use.
23rd May 2021, 16:58
Replies: 299
Views: 170,434
Posted By ShotOne

Outrageous act of state criminality. Belarus...

Outrageous act of state criminality. Belarus must be made to pay a major diplomatic price for diverting an international flight to commit a criminal kidnapping.
16th Apr 2021, 19:24
Replies: 183
Views: 96,792
Posted By ShotOne

If it works out as you say, please count me as...

If it works out as you say, please count me as No1 fan. The reason for my strong scepticism is why would AL hire pilotsjust for U.K.operation. Would be overjoyed to be proved wrong.
16th Apr 2021, 15:44
Replies: 183
Views: 96,792
Posted By ShotOne

The only fact I’m hung up on is that the...

The only fact I’m hung up on is that the tantalising notion of this being a future opportunity for U.K. pilots is total fantasy. AL require EU nationality which would exclude most British pilots from...
16th Apr 2021, 14:49
Replies: 183
Views: 96,792
Posted By ShotOne

I was responding to your assurance that in the...

I was responding to your assurance that in the event of recruitment, U.K. pilots would “absolutely” be eligible. That’s clearly open to question.
16th Apr 2021, 12:28
Replies: 183
Views: 96,792
Posted By ShotOne

You say “Absolutely British pilots would be...

You say “Absolutely British pilots would be eligible...” I’d certainly hope so but they’re not currently: Aer Lingus website specifies right to work in EU. In what world does it make sense or is...
16th Apr 2021, 07:08
Replies: 183
Views: 96,792
Posted By ShotOne

I agree the main issue isn’t ownership but please...

I agree the main issue isn’t ownership but please excuse what you term “negativity”. Not a single U.K. pilot job is being “saved”: these jobs are simply being exported. I acknowledge some Brits are...
16th Apr 2021, 06:26
Replies: 10
Views: 4,788
Posted By ShotOne

Unfortunately (maybe that should read...

Unfortunately (maybe that should read “disgracefully”) some airlines charge for assessment too. But that’s hardly a ringing endorsement. Rogue one is there something we’ve missed?
15th Apr 2021, 21:59
Replies: 23
Views: 14,458
Posted By ShotOne

That’s a fair point Denti, but not quite the...

That’s a fair point Denti, but not quite the same. Without idealising Easy, they had to gain a European AOC because of Brexit. In Norwegian’s case the allocation of parts of the business to various...
15th Apr 2021, 12:24
Replies: 23
Views: 14,458
Posted By ShotOne

Norwegian, a majority U.K. owned business:...

Norwegian, a majority U.K. owned business: Really? “Registered”,yes but I understood they had token (20 or so)U.K. staff with meaningful control exercised from overseas. Surely not an optimum model?...
15th Apr 2021, 08:06
Replies: 183
Views: 96,792
Posted By ShotOne

SAS Ireland aircraft all operate from London...

SAS Ireland aircraft all operate from London Heathrow so, no, I don’t mean like that (yes I appreciate their admin office is in DUB)
14th Apr 2021, 22:09
Replies: 183
Views: 96,792
Posted By ShotOne

While genuinely wishing the best to those who’ll...

While genuinely wishing the best to those who’ll be employed, how would this be regarded if the boot was on the other foot? Would any foreign airline be welcome to set up a subsidiary in Dublin...
14th Apr 2021, 17:57
Replies: 23
Views: 14,458
Posted By ShotOne

Hmm. Will Norse’ U.K. operation consist of...

Hmm. Will Norse’ U.K. operation consist of anything more than a small handful of admin staff in U.K. and will they employ any crew...or follow tradition by using an overseas recruitment agency? Will...
9th Apr 2021, 08:22
Replies: 39
Views: 13,473
Posted By ShotOne

Vortices coming from outboard edge of flaps which...

Vortices coming from outboard edge of flaps which is what one would expect.
9th Mar 2021, 10:45
Replies: 12
Views: 5,510
Posted By ShotOne

Heart goes out to those laid off but surely,...

Heart goes out to those laid off but surely, given what’s happening in the wider aviation world, inevitable. Regrettably -actually disgracefully would be a better word, many training providers are...
28th Feb 2021, 16:28
Replies: 127
Views: 46,527
Posted By ShotOne

What a brilliant post. Don’t worry about the...

What a brilliant post. Don’t worry about the negative ones, Petra, although I’m embarrassed if they are professional pilots. A lot of ppruners haven’t been closer to an airliner than Microsoft fs in...
28th Feb 2021, 08:01
Replies: 77
Views: 35,987
Posted By ShotOne

Bolleaux indeed; +one to that. C130 might be...

Bolleaux indeed; +one to that. C130 might be slightly quieter, but it’s hardly “stealthy”
Forum: Jet Blast
28th Jan 2021, 11:09
Replies: 23
Views: 2,503
Posted By ShotOne

We’re repeatedly told that policy will follow the...

We’re repeatedly told that policy will follow the science; where’s the evidence that hotel quarantine will make a difference? Seeing Bermuda statistics being quoted to justify it doesn’t inspire...
Forum: Jet Blast
27th Jan 2021, 18:50
Replies: 18,767
Views: 2,404,720
Posted By ShotOne

The EU rejects the idea of “first come first...

The EU rejects the idea of “first come first served” and wants vaccine ordered by other countries months earlier. Despite the fact that even now, they’ve not approved it. I thought it was Boris who...
Forum: Jet Blast
27th Jan 2021, 13:24
Replies: 18,767
Views: 2,404,720
Posted By ShotOne

Had the boot been on the other foot, how much...

Had the boot been on the other foot, how much sympathy would the U.K. have had for legal bluster to jump the queue over orders placed three months earlier?
Forum: Jet Blast
27th Jan 2021, 13:08
Replies: 18,767
Views: 2,404,720
Posted By ShotOne

What’s luck got to do with it? The U.K. ordered...

What’s luck got to do with it? The U.K. ordered the vaccine at least three months ahead, while the EU was ambling through its own bureaucratic hoops
20th Jan 2021, 14:12
Replies: 450
Views: 117,783
Posted By ShotOne

Still a valid question why they should retain the...

Still a valid question why they should retain the title decades after ceasing to practice.
19th Dec 2020, 14:07
Replies: 44
Views: 18,943
Posted By ShotOne

Potentially massive savings by having all seven...

Potentially massive savings by having all seven three-seveny servicing equipment, spares, personnel and training in one spot. Surprised to see opinion almost universally negative. But, hey, it’s only...
6th Dec 2020, 22:37
Replies: 39
Views: 12,280
Posted By ShotOne

Given the temperature restrictions, surely...

Given the temperature restrictions, surely transport by lorry/ship is problematic compared with by air: so the ports clogged by Brexit line is nonsense then?

And as already asked, why are we using...
2nd Dec 2020, 16:39
Replies: 189
Views: 38,936
Posted By ShotOne

Odd that pruners can tell us our aircraft...

Odd that pruners can tell us our aircraft industry “is all but dead”, harking back to supposed glory days when we built 50 odd VC10’s -but ignoring the significant parts of many thousands of...
Forum: Jet Blast
28th Nov 2020, 09:44
Replies: 40
Views: 5,776
Posted By ShotOne

“Not actually been sentenced..” :thank you KnC;...

“Not actually been sentenced..” :thank you KnC; as I made clear in my original post.

“Hardly a paragon..”. Once again, I don’t disagree. But since when did we put people in prison for being...
Forum: Jet Blast
27th Nov 2020, 21:56
Replies: 40
Views: 5,776
Posted By ShotOne

Jail for sex PC?

A police officer who had sex with a woman in a police station toilet was told today to expect a prison sentence. The activity took place after the woman followed him into the unisex loo in a Cornwall...
Forum: Jet Blast
17th Nov 2020, 08:21
Replies: 11,633
Views: 4,950,806
Posted By ShotOne

If you’re worried about traffic accidents, PDR,...

If you’re worried about traffic accidents, PDR, how would you feel about fitting large tanks of highly inflammable liquid in every vehicle -oh, hang on...!
Replies: 79
Views: 20,440
Posted By ShotOne

“Zero responsibility..” ? In an age where almost...

“Zero responsibility..” ? In an age where almost nobody takes responsibility for anything, the flight deck is the ultimate example of where the buck-stops. If you think otherwise, variable pitch, I...
11th Nov 2020, 08:45
Replies: 68
Views: 35,710
Posted By ShotOne

“conditions very bad post Covid...”. Yes....

“conditions very bad post Covid...”. Yes. Salaries back in many cases to what they were decades ago...For those “lucky” few who find any kind of flying job.
Replies: 79
Views: 20,440
Posted By ShotOne

Even the statistics for unemployed pilots, grim...

Even the statistics for unemployed pilots, grim as they are, don’t reveal the worst. Most of the “lucky” employed pilots are on reduced pay in some cases equating to salaries when I joined the...
Replies: 79
Views: 20,440
Posted By ShotOne

dns, if you’ve got money for the course, and to...

dns, if you’ve got money for the course, and to keep yourself for a year or three afterwards, go in with open eyes and fill your boots. But paying for a course now on the expectation of a job to...
Forum: Jet Blast
28th Oct 2020, 18:15
Replies: 12,024
Views: 1,133,073
Posted By ShotOne

The Nicola show. Again! For over an hour almost...

The Nicola show. Again! For over an hour almost EVERY DAY!! Always same script: preeningly taking personal credit for anything that’s gone ok while self-righteously spitting blame at Westminster for...
Forum: Jet Blast
25th Oct 2020, 18:44
Replies: 150
Views: 18,242
Posted By ShotOne

Lewis went up massively in my estimation today...

Lewis went up massively in my estimation today for raising the Nigerian shootings. For many, BLM is just a useful club for the political left to beat the US while ignoring worse abuses elsewhere. ...
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