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Forum: Tech Log
7th Jun 2019, 10:49
Replies: 11
Views: 4,584
Posted By SR71

Are Cathay, Finnair and LH still flying the...

Are Cathay, Finnair and LH still flying the 330/350 SFF?
Forum: Tech Log
9th Jun 2018, 11:45
Replies: 11
Views: 4,584
Posted By SR71

SFF on the A330 & A350

Do any airlines allow their flightdeck crews to fly both the 330 and 350 at the same time? I understand this is called Single Fleet Flying (SFF)?

I understand they comprise a common type rating...
13th Jan 2018, 16:12
Replies: 24
Views: 17,204
Posted By SR71

But it does go to show how accepting we've...

But it does go to show how accepting we've become, as a fraternity, of obnoxious employment schemes that suit only the Employer.

It is surely a truism that, however happy you are with Norwegian,...
6th Nov 2017, 08:24
Replies: 1,288
Views: 1,160,571
Posted By SR71

The MBA's aren't that smart though are they,...

The MBA's aren't that smart though are they, because they only have to look at SWA to realise "there is another way".

But the problem is, when you don't buy into or believe in the business and...
6th Oct 2017, 08:38
Replies: 1,288
Views: 1,160,571
Posted By SR71

Not worth the paper it is written on. ...

Not worth the paper it is written on.

Virtually every single element of any proposed increase comes with a caveat attached.

Bearing in mind his inherent cynicism, in contrast to what the letter...
20th Jun 2017, 12:16
Replies: 6,995
Views: 6,723,970
Posted By SR71

Any evidence? You didn't read my post did...

Any evidence?

You didn't read my post did you?

I'm happy with my lot but not the system. At the point I'm not, I'll jump... There's some good perspective on this thread.

But I'd take my...
20th Jun 2017, 09:22
Replies: 6,995
Views: 6,723,970
Posted By SR71

Its also worth bearing in mind the environment...

Its also worth bearing in mind the environment the "new guys" operate in these days.

I'm closer to 50 than 40. Bought my first house for ~55K in the 90's when my starting salary was ~35K.
...
16th Jun 2017, 09:30
Replies: 6,995
Views: 6,723,970
Posted By SR71

So why wouldn't the argument that it is unfair...

So why wouldn't the argument that it is unfair that new kids on the block get a 34 Year PP deal whereas the older kids get a 24 Year PP deal get any traction? What is good for the goose is good for...
16th Jun 2017, 08:12
Replies: 6,995
Views: 6,723,970
Posted By SR71

Wiggy, I've read your posts for a long time...

Wiggy,

I've read your posts for a long time as you can see from my join date.

I've not been interested in employment with BA for a LONG time but am always curious as to the state of play in the...
Forum: Tech Log
2nd Feb 2017, 18:45
Replies: 68
Views: 64,736
Posted By SR71

A related question.... Is it a regulatory...

A related question....

Is it a regulatory requirement to use an autopilot to fly a RNAV approach to LNAV/VNAV minima?
Forum: Tech Log
2nd Feb 2017, 18:18
Replies: 18
Views: 7,278
Posted By SR71

Is this an aircraft thing or a State thing then? ...

Is this an aircraft thing or a State thing then?

What is the situation in Canada?
31st Jan 2017, 18:23
Replies: 9
Views: 3,488
Posted By SR71

IMO, the flight management principles are exactly...

IMO, the flight management principles are exactly the same.

I've never understood why having only one or two alternates versus numerous alternates makes your job harder... Guess what? IMO, when...
6th Dec 2016, 21:14
Replies: 1,158
Views: 1,141,129
Posted By SR71

skull, I'm sure there was a question mark in...

skull,

I'm sure there was a question mark in there somewhere...

But you're right. No one has a monopoly on stupidity.

Well done.
6th Dec 2016, 10:55
Replies: 1,158
Views: 1,141,129
Posted By SR71

Norwegian 738 incident. Go2Sky Pilots...

Norwegian 738 incident. Go2Sky Pilots "contracted" in?

Connect the dots.
26th Nov 2016, 19:35
Replies: 1,158
Views: 1,141,129
Posted By SR71

This is a staggering admission. One wonders...

This is a staggering admission.

One wonders what exactly it was that Kjos told the banks about the relationship between his employees and their airline?

:=
12th Jul 2016, 11:37
Replies: 147
Views: 110,997
Posted By SR71

That flyer is unbelievable! :mad:

That flyer is unbelievable!

:mad:
13th May 2016, 10:57
Replies: 1,158
Views: 1,141,129
Posted By SR71

Out of curiousity, do you have to be a EU citizen...

Out of curiousity, do you have to be a EU citizen to work for NLH if based in the EU?

Do NLH have any EU bases now, as opposed to BKK?

I see that Rishworth are offering employment with NLH now...
21st Dec 2015, 19:12
Replies: 18
Views: 11,666
Posted By SR71

And one wonders why? :ugh: Astonishing...

And one wonders why?

:ugh:

Astonishing short-sightedness.



I'd hazard a guess, the majority would like an Employer that treats them with a modicum of respect...or, since they're...
26th Nov 2015, 10:10
Replies: 6,995
Views: 6,723,970
Posted By SR71

What is the seat freeze duration? 5 years again? ...

What is the seat freeze duration? 5 years again?

Can't they bid back into the RHS again if they're that dis-enfranchised at that stage?
11th Nov 2015, 12:56
Replies: 8
Views: 3,661
Posted By SR71

Contractor Financials | Meeting the needs of the...

Contractor Financials | Meeting the needs of the UK freelancer community (http://www.contractorfinancials.com) might be able to help.
27th Aug 2015, 16:12
Replies: 9
Views: 4,754
Posted By SR71

Direct Bondi, Does that fact not lend...

Direct Bondi,

Does that fact not lend credence to Kjus' contention, placed before the DOT, that the OSM employment paradigm is a temporary one that will ultimately be replaced, in the respective...
26th Aug 2015, 22:18
Replies: 1,087
Views: 1,008,864
Posted By SR71

But in a day and age where everyone knows what...

But in a day and age where everyone knows what goes on at an airfield, especially but not necessarily whilst during an airshow, shouldn't anyone who drives their car close to an airfield factor in...
26th Aug 2015, 21:31
Replies: 9
Views: 4,754
Posted By SR71

Direct Bondi, Are Norwegian pilots based in...

Direct Bondi,

Are Norwegian pilots based in HEL employed by OSM?
3rd Aug 2015, 17:10
Replies: 1,158
Views: 1,141,129
Posted By SR71

I find it hard to know whether to trust Kjos or...

I find it hard to know whether to trust Kjos or not....

Would any Finnish Norwegian pilots care to comment as they were the litmus test of Kjos claim... Are Finnish Norwegian pilots employed by...
17th Jul 2015, 21:49
Replies: 91
Views: 48,587
Posted By SR71

Fantastic. After all, it is MOL himself who...

Fantastic.

After all, it is MOL himself who flies 70+million people around Europe every year so he ought to be recompensed royally....

:ugh:
14th Jul 2015, 14:43
Replies: 129
Views: 53,941
Posted By SR71

Of course, from a statutory point of view that is...

Of course, from a statutory point of view that is true, although, that is nothing to do with the contract model. In addition, I'd be surprised if OSM was fully appraised of all of them?

For...
1st Jun 2015, 07:50
Replies: 1,158
Views: 1,141,129
Posted By SR71

Didn't the NLH package just get a 15% uplift? ...

Didn't the NLH package just get a 15% uplift?

:rolleyes:

Strikes me NLH have benefitted from a bunch of senior guys joining who are just looking for some pocket-money. Right place, right time....
20th May 2015, 12:30
Replies: 1,158
Views: 1,141,129
Posted By SR71

It's one of those non-answers politicians give......

It's one of those non-answers politicians give...

Of course they've got "statutory rights" but they're not the "rights" in question.

:ugh:
12th May 2015, 20:24
Replies: 1,158
Views: 1,141,129
Posted By SR71

The NLH contract was drawn up with a BKK base in...

The NLH contract was drawn up with a BKK base in mind.

I have no idea whether it's competitive with other contracts drawn up in BKK (the airline would presumably say "Yes"!) but if the airline...
26th Apr 2015, 08:38
Replies: 530
Views: 85,208
Posted By SR71

What we need is another runway at both LHR and...

What we need is another runway at both LHR and LGW with one of these running underground between them: Japan's maglev train breaks world speed record with 600km/h test run | World news | The Guardian...
20th Apr 2015, 10:42
Replies: 6,995
Views: 6,723,970
Posted By SR71

Looking from the outside in, I think I somewhat...

Looking from the outside in, I think I somewhat agree with wiggy.

EASA FTL's got onto the statute book because of the significant airline lobby. Airline managements across Europe are exploiting...
9th Apr 2015, 13:10
Replies: 121
Views: 43,996
Posted By SR71

Don't listen to him/her. I fly the 744...

Don't listen to him/her.

I fly the 744 presently.

The job is a lot easier than a typical 737/TP job from an operational standpoint. You only do something once every 10 hours...

:E
2nd Jan 2015, 09:13
Replies: 102
Views: 38,821
Posted By SR71

No idea. Has there been a general trend one way...

No idea. Has there been a general trend one way or the other or have drastic corrections been made in the light of their respective financial performance?

No one is arguing that a business must...
1st Jan 2015, 12:26
Replies: 102
Views: 38,821
Posted By SR71

One man's paradise is another man's hell. I...

One man's paradise is another man's hell.

I went to University for 7 years and graduated onto a pay scale making 1/3 of what I do now.

I left it because some professions just aren't respected...
31st Dec 2014, 17:33
Replies: 102
Views: 38,821
Posted By SR71

Which category would you place the pilots of...

Which category would you place the pilots of AF447 in John? What about the pilots on TK1951? More recently, what will you say about the pilots of QZ8501?

How many fatalities would it take to...
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