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24th Jul 2020, 12:20
Replies: 1,524
Views: 1,565,237

Themeatfleet Tui in the U.K. have done the...

Themeatfleet

Tui in the U.K. have done the right thing. The pilots and management have come to an agreement where there’s no redundancy and everyone takes a paycut, including the management and no...
15th Jul 2020, 14:59
Replies: 2,001
Views: 1,675,948

Tui BALPA cc and the company have just come up...

Tui BALPA cc and the company have just come up with a deal resulting in zero redundancies or demotions and no long term changes to pay and conditions.

It’s a fantastic example of what CAN be done...
29th Apr 2020, 12:48
Replies: 2,001
Views: 1,675,948

This is exactly what I thought too. The wording...

This is exactly what I thought too. The wording was very odd and deliberate about the U.K. taxpayer and not receiving government support.

When I first heard the statement, I thought it sounded...
28th Apr 2020, 17:11
Replies: 2,001
Views: 1,675,948

From the pilots point of view, it’s pretty...

From the pilots point of view, it’s pretty expensive to make pilots redundant, BA has what 45,000 employees?
11th Apr 2020, 11:05
Replies: 218
Views: 149,744

I was in Britannia too. Exactly how many...

I was in Britannia too.

Exactly how many people, do you know who left Britannia to go to

1 easyjet
2 virgin

Britannia had a better pension than the current Tui one but my work life balance...
10th Apr 2020, 09:27
Replies: 218
Views: 149,744

The % reduction is only lower In jet2 because the...

The % reduction is only lower In jet2 because the pay scales are less than other U.K. airlines in the first place so the addition to the government max furlough amount is roughly the same.

tui...
11th Oct 2019, 10:47
Replies: 990
Views: 897,268

Not true. Thomas Cook pilots will be...

Not true.

Thomas Cook pilots will be welcomed into TUI with open arms.

At TUI, been through loads of mergers and changes and the pilots from the ‘other’ company are never blamed.

I and...
26th Feb 2019, 10:49
Replies: 14
Views: 3,951

Saw this aircraft yesterday flying just to the...

Saw this aircraft yesterday flying just to the east of LGW doing a north south grid that looked like mapping.

Does anyone know what it was doing and if it was mapping, who it is for?

Its just...
9th Oct 2013, 06:48
Replies: 5
Views: 4,610

Facts. G-TUIA was the first TOM 787 then...

Facts.

G-TUIA was the first TOM 787 then B,C,D. It's at STN getting the crew rest area fitted which takes a few days. The other TOM 787s will be doing the same over October.
24th Apr 2013, 08:58
Replies: 2,185
Views: 938,647

I said the box will be gone before too long...

I said the box will be gone before too long because it's not the actual solution.

The solution is the BMU and changes to the charging cycle. The problem is that people look and see the box around...
24th Apr 2013, 06:46
Replies: 2,185
Views: 938,647

Why don't EASA, the FAA, Boeing and other...

Why don't EASA, the FAA, Boeing and other regulatory bodies know what some of you PPRuNers know? You'd think that with all their boffins and experience of regulating and making aircraft, they could...
17th Apr 2013, 11:45
Replies: 2,185
Views: 938,647

This thread is full of indisputable evidence such...

This thread is full of indisputable evidence such as,

"it's been done on here already"
"it's already been established"
"experts on here have already demonstrated"

Erm no it hasn't. All there...
16th Apr 2013, 08:24
Replies: 2,185
Views: 938,647

Of course there would be some electrical load...

Of course there would be some electrical load shedding if the aircraft dispatched with one generator u/s THEN the APU battery failed and THEN the main battery failed and THEN there was an engine...
14th Apr 2013, 11:47
Replies: 2,185
Views: 938,647

A box around the battery isn't the fix, the fix...

A box around the battery isn't the fix, the fix is the modified BMU processors. The box is there largely to keep the public happy. I expect the box itself will be gone before too long.

If you...
5th Apr 2013, 10:56
Replies: 2,185
Views: 938,647

Quite right. The fuel savings aren't "unverified"...

Quite right. The fuel savings aren't "unverified" at all, they come from the operators.
5th Apr 2013, 10:32
Replies: 2,185
Views: 938,647

The 787 Battery monitoring issue has been fixed...

The 787 Battery monitoring issue has been fixed with the replacement of the BMU. The rest of the fix with the casing etc is largely for public perception. In the future it will probably even be...
5th Apr 2013, 06:40
Replies: 2,185
Views: 938,647

BA have order more 787s because they are...

BA have order more 787s because they are fantastic aircraft.

The fuel savings, engineering monitoring functions and passenger comfort make this an easy choice for them. The battery issue is...
31st Mar 2013, 11:39
Replies: 78
Views: 44,227

The point is, if the 787 gets cleared to operated...

The point is, if the 787 gets cleared to operated again, it will be because the FAA/NTSB/whoever decide the battery solution is safe and reliable enough.

Thus the main battery will be the back up...
31st Mar 2013, 10:33
Replies: 78
Views: 44,227

"The 787 requires an independent backup power...

"The 787 requires an independent backup power source for its braking system. The battery is it.
It matters not a jot whether you or I calculate the odds of it being needed as 10 milllion to 1 or...
31st Mar 2013, 10:24
Replies: 78
Views: 44,227

"It's all in the lap of an unsafe, unreliable...

"It's all in the lap of an unsafe, unreliable battery-system to start the APU"

I assume you've followed the changes made to the batteries?

Before the aircraft has actually been cleared (or...
31st Mar 2013, 00:49
Replies: 78
Views: 44,227

Right but the 787 has engine generators,...

Right but the 787 has engine generators, batteries, an APU and a RAT. Do you really think its likely, it will suffer a combination of failures that would leave it unable to stop on a runway?
31st Mar 2013, 00:07
Replies: 78
Views: 44,227

Cockney steve. "Irrespective of fuel-levels...

Cockney steve.

"Irrespective of fuel-levels ,a "dead-engine" scenario is VERY possible

. . . . . . And later . . . . .

IN real life, As airspeed drops, so will the RAT's output...that...
30th Mar 2013, 07:17
Replies: 2,185
Views: 938,647

Is there actually a 15 min tow time limit in...

Is there actually a 15 min tow time limit in towing power mode? If there is a time issue, presumably you could start the APU, Would that work?

Reading through this thread, there does seem to be a...
30th Mar 2013, 06:35
Replies: 78
Views: 44,227

As For the Ram Air Turbine (RAT) A Ram Air...

As For the Ram Air Turbine (RAT)

A Ram Air Turbine (RAT) serves as an emergency source of electrical and
hydraulic power. It has no operating time limits, airspeeds, or altitudes.

Nothing to...
29th Mar 2013, 18:13
Replies: 78
Views: 44,227

As above, the main battery is only the backup...

As above, the main battery is only the backup source for electric brakes. The normal source of brakes is the 28VDC.

The main battery provides power for:
• airplane power-up
• APU start (assists...
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