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Forum: North America
30th May 2015, 09:52
Replies: 16
Views: 4,614
Posted By japandwell

Pay Issues

The Pilot's Union is the US has surveyed and determined that the so called "pilot Shortage" is a complete myth. The issue is a shortage of pay.

The problem actually arose several years ago when...
Forum: North America
2nd May 2015, 01:43
Replies: 13
Views: 7,190
Posted By japandwell

Caution

Just a word of caution on the subject of a young person trying to become a pilot. That regional program you are considering is a load of BS, plain and simple. That school wants to paint itself as a...
4th Apr 2015, 02:13
Replies: 29
Views: 16,599
Posted By japandwell

MPL P2F Etc.

I am with you on this one. There really should be no MPL. It is a threat to those of us that earned our rating the old fashion way.

Lump P2F in the same boat. I can easily recall a US regional...
24th Mar 2015, 05:25
Replies: 9
Views: 5,597
Posted By japandwell

Respect

I am now out of the flying business. I just want to say that LH is a Pilot group that I certainly respect!
4th Nov 2014, 01:17
Replies: 33
Views: 22,218
Posted By japandwell

LOL

I personally can't see why a single pilot would want to work for this company, if it weren't for the expat benefits. Makers no sense for guys who are allready there to stay, at least those offered...
7th May 2014, 22:41
Replies: 21
Views: 11,577
Posted By japandwell

2000 contracts

I have never been able to figure out why AOA allow for 2500 individual contracts. I have never seen any reason for this, why?
Forum: North America
14th Apr 2014, 04:46
Replies: 12
Views: 5,801
Posted By japandwell

Agree

Those CB come rolling in mighty early, don't they! I can remeber being able to set my watch by the heights and distance those clouds were from the shore of Miami Beach.

Can't get my quote...
Forum: North America
14th Apr 2014, 04:44
Replies: 12
Views: 5,801
Posted By japandwell

Thunder Storms

Florida flying weather is not all that good in the Summer. Thunder storms all around and bad for x country. Can't compare it though.
14th Apr 2014, 04:15
Replies: 7
Views: 4,343
Posted By japandwell

WHO

Aslo, remebering late 2013 when the World Health Organization stated that air pollution causes cancer, and this was from cancer.org.

How about the 2 people in Korea who got AML from working in a...
1st Apr 2014, 06:36
Replies: 5
Views: 2,689
Posted By japandwell

Setting an Example

This is what I really respect about the German union, and in particular the VC Union. They not only look after their senior pilots, but they also look after the junior pilots by demanding that the...
Forum: North America
29th Mar 2014, 06:39
Replies: 5
Views: 2,678
Posted By japandwell

World

World Airways, Part of Global Aviation Holdings, also ceased operations.
14th Feb 2014, 05:02
Replies: 7,707
Views: 3,999,510
Posted By japandwell

Sued!!

I haven't seen it posted yet. Jetstar was sued for charging cadets and basing them is Australia. Apparently Australia has laws against this sort of practice. I am relating this to the cadet decision...
13th Feb 2014, 22:31
Replies: 22
Views: 8,857
Posted By japandwell

Duopoly

I though there were really only 2 major competing airlines in domestic Australian markets. I mean- the others are mainly connected to the 2 large carriers via codeshare, or express networks.
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13th Feb 2014, 16:25
Replies: 6
Views: 4,683
Posted By japandwell

Less Jobs

It will mean less jobs in the long run. People who haven't allready made it to a regional will find themselves having a tough time since regionals are parking airplanes.

The supply may be...
5th Feb 2014, 02:06
Replies: 27
Views: 9,040
Posted By japandwell

Implying

Bad medicine,

I saw you got involved on this thread so I will try not to escalate an argument or worsen any misunderstanding.

As for deleting posts, the one on this thread concerned...
4th Feb 2014, 08:14
Replies: 27
Views: 9,040
Posted By japandwell

Sarcasm

Not sure what is going on here with the rolling of the eyes. The issue was going on for a year and I posted before the last surgeries. Waited 8 months in all due to surgeries on my back.

This was...
4th Feb 2014, 01:42
Replies: 27
Views: 9,040
Posted By japandwell

Medical

I was defferred by my FAA Medical Examiner!! He said that he is going to recommend that I pass, but due to my not having a medical for a long time, and having at some medical issues.

My concern...
Forum: Freight Dogs
31st Jan 2014, 22:48
Replies: 1,614
Views: 1,266,841
Posted By japandwell

Part Time?

Are you rerferring to part time, working less and paid less than say an 80 hour guarentee? A part time pilot?
31st Jan 2014, 06:12
Replies: 7,707
Views: 3,999,510
Posted By japandwell

Too Late

It is too late for me anyway. I won't even consider the Advanced Entry since I would have to repeat my ratings, like you said. The 5 years as SO would ruin my career since I am allready 45 years...
Forum: North America
31st Jan 2014, 04:10
Replies: 3
Views: 3,094
Posted By japandwell

Has happened before.

Starting with $20 million and ending with $10 million is about what has happened almost every time someone tries to start a rebirth of a dead airline. They don't seem to last long at all.

It...
Forum: Freight Dogs
30th Jan 2014, 20:56
Replies: 1,614
Views: 1,266,841
Posted By japandwell

Back an forth

This has gone back and forth for a while. I know that Cargolux has hired US pilots in the past. These must have been contract guys. Right?

It doen't seem to even be on the table now though.
Forum: North America
30th Jan 2014, 20:49
Replies: 3
Views: 3,094
Posted By japandwell

Intellectual Property?

This type of thing has been tried in the US many times before. Pan Am came back more than once, and actually used Carnival Airlines. The intellectual property didn't seem to be anything much further...
30th Jan 2014, 20:43
Replies: 7,707
Views: 3,999,510
Posted By japandwell

Extreme

They will definately go to the opposite most extreme side of what they do now. Maybe recruit DE and create seniority issues for people allready there.

There is a Chinese carrier recruiting for...
23rd Dec 2013, 04:17
Replies: 7,707
Views: 3,999,510
Posted By japandwell

Attire

Try Pilot Career Centre. They had some interview prep. That will cost you though! Do a simple internet search on Cathay Interview. Flight Deck Friend comes to mind.
Important to check the...
Forum: Tech Log
13th Dec 2013, 03:21
Replies: 97
Views: 25,449
Posted By japandwell

NY Times

Recent article quoted FAA as saying auto throttle will adjust power to maintain speed. Boing aircraft, the thrust lever actually moves when AT steps in to add power. Airbus, the throttle remains...
18th Nov 2013, 03:59
Replies: 27
Views: 9,040
Posted By japandwell

Thanks

Radgirl, Thanks for that clarifying response. I would like to rune a few more past you later.
Aslo, Neurontin 100 mg 2 years ago for "dysesthesias" which doctor said was referrable to. This was...
Forum: North America
18th Nov 2013, 03:42
Replies: 64
Views: 21,322
Posted By japandwell

Getting Along

lifeafteraviation,

I think we are getting along here. I like the way you say grades are not the only metric.

I had average grades during by BA due to working full time in the airlines, and...
Forum: North America
17th Nov 2013, 09:33
Replies: 64
Views: 21,322
Posted By japandwell

lifeafteraviation, I can't disagree with...

lifeafteraviation,

I can't disagree with all that you are claiming here. I don't see what college grades has to do with anything. I had a lousy 2.8 GPA for my BA,and carried a 4.0 for nearly all...
17th Nov 2013, 03:00
Replies: 27
Views: 9,040
Posted By japandwell

Diazepam

I had surgery again, and the Docs prescribed Oxycodone, and Diazepam which is a muscle relaxer. Common sense again, not doing any flying until I am off the drugs and recovered for at least a few...
Forum: North America
17th Nov 2013, 01:23
Replies: 64
Views: 21,322
Posted By japandwell

Only Money?

You know, it is very true that people without the financing will never become pilots in the US. It is not fair to assume that little is required beyond money. Pilots still have to pass check rides...
6th Nov 2013, 01:29
Replies: 7,707
Views: 3,999,510
Posted By japandwell

No more AE?

I am reading between the lines on your response. I take it there are no more AE classes or even TT courses planned.

I have been gathering this throughout the forums. There is some information...
4th Nov 2013, 23:29
Replies: 7,707
Views: 3,999,510
Posted By japandwell

Pilotchute, You did answer my question. I have...

Pilotchute, You did answer my question. I have more than the stated minimums and thought your post implied that people are accepted with higher qualifications than the minimum for each program. The...
2nd Nov 2013, 05:33
Replies: 7,707
Views: 3,999,510
Posted By japandwell

Advanced Entry.

I take this to mean that the people you are referring to as having no less than 1000 hours were Adavnced Entry types. Was that the case? How about multi time in 2000 Kg or higher? Glass? The other...
28th Oct 2013, 00:43
Replies: 3,539
Views: 1,605,584
Posted By japandwell

Advanced Entry??

I reviewed the BA site a while back. It stated no Advanced Program for pilots who have allready achieved commercial ratings. I have CFI experience and would not be accepted since I am viewed as...
23rd May 2013, 03:03
Replies: 8
Views: 3,315
Posted By japandwell

Progressive?

Not too sure how this would help. I did not get progressive when I encountered Presbyopia. Progressive seemed to cause distortion in the area outside of center. This area,as I am told, is valuable...
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