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14th Jun 2012, 10:30
Replies: 5
Views: 1,243
Posted By The Lead Sparrow

Travelman

Stanfords still does aviation charts. It is well worth a visit. I was in there this week, I always go in there when I am near Covent Garden. They supply all sorts of maps and equipment to expeditions...
14th Jun 2012, 10:15
Replies: 4
Views: 2,200
Posted By The Lead Sparrow

thank again

Thanks again Jock, I have just looked there, didn't even know that section was there. That will be me reading for the rest of the day!
14th Jun 2012, 09:32
Replies: 4
Views: 2,200
Posted By The Lead Sparrow

Thank you Jock

I went to Zambia a couple of years ago looking for a job, hard to find information, I was just told most African countries now have this rule. I know Botswana doesn't, hence the Maun situation every...
14th Jun 2012, 08:36
Replies: 4
Views: 2,200
Posted By The Lead Sparrow

1000 hour bush pilot rule in Africa

I wonder if anyone knows about which countries signed up to this rule and which ones opted out. I was in Africa a couple of years ago looking for mysterious almost extinct "first job." I was told...
12th Jun 2012, 15:38
Replies: 85
Views: 55,098
Posted By The Lead Sparrow

none

Here is the deal as I have been informed.
After you have spent your hard earned £60'000 to get your CPL/IR you hand over another £25'000 to a middle man for the A320 TR, then another
£30'000 for...
Forum: Cabin Crew
20th Dec 2011, 16:50
Replies: 9
Views: 8,940
Posted By The Lead Sparrow

No idea BBB. Roster arrived this morning,...

No idea BBB.

Roster arrived this morning, fired in the afternoon. You couldn't make it up
Forum: Cabin Crew
20th Dec 2011, 16:47
Replies: 9
Views: 8,940
Posted By The Lead Sparrow

Thank you kind sir. The truth is we have been...

Thank you kind sir.
The truth is we have been lied to from the start, on the training course that was the big question, "has Phil Wyatt got anything to do with Tor Air." Nothing was the reply.

It...
Forum: Cabin Crew
20th Dec 2011, 15:57
Replies: 9
Views: 8,940
Posted By The Lead Sparrow

Phil Wyatt fires staff less than a week before Xmas

Like a bad penny, Mr Wyatt has done it again, Tor Air, a swedish airline that Mr. Wyatt has bought into sacked all the swedish staff a week ago, followed by all the British crew today. Merry Christmas
Replies: 5
Views: 1,093
Posted By The Lead Sparrow

schools in USA

Have a look at Naples Air Center which is in Florida. They do the ground school there, the weather is great and the flight training also. They also use some British flight intructors so if you do you...
10th Nov 2009, 06:19
Replies: 26
Views: 6,132
Posted By The Lead Sparrow

Maun Botswana

Thanks Paddy,

I am trying to get to Maun at the moment from the Copperbelt in the north of Zambia! It's a challenge to say the least.

Have you flown there?

I am trying to get to see someone...
6th Nov 2009, 07:25
Replies: 26
Views: 6,132
Posted By The Lead Sparrow

Zambia requires 1000 hours even for a 172 job

I have just found out that the Zambian authorities now require 1000 hours
even for a job on a 172 doing safari work.

Its not rumour control, I am actually here in Zambia looking for my first...
22nd Nov 2008, 07:50
Replies: 12
Views: 2,807
Posted By The Lead Sparrow

Another TLA

Is that Air Asia ie. Tony Fernandes. With another TLA I don't know or is it a completely different outfit?
17th Aug 2008, 06:44
Replies: 1
Views: 726
Posted By The Lead Sparrow

Malaysia

Any help or advice for a low hours frozen guy looking for work in or near Malaysia. 230hrs.
17th Aug 2008, 06:32
Replies: 6
Views: 2,190
Posted By The Lead Sparrow

Angel Well done for asking, keep asking questions and you will get there

If you are able to go to university, then do an aeronautical engineering degree. This will help you with the pilot ground school.

It will also help if you try to get sponsored. (getting a company...
Replies: 34
Views: 5,523
Posted By The Lead Sparrow

Still on the ground in Malaga!

Spoke to soon, playing The Devils Advocate! Have been sat on the ground in Malaga for a week!

I will try to keep this to facts as emotions are running high. I arrived five weeks ago, met three...
Replies: 3
Views: 514
Posted By The Lead Sparrow

Instructors at waac

I have no experience of the school but two of the ground school instructors instructed me in the UK. I can highly recommend them, nothing was to much trouble for them, I am not sure what I would have...
Replies: 22
Views: 1,868
Posted By The Lead Sparrow

No amount of bullshit will land the dam thing

This is just a bit of encouragement for you.

I used to work as cabin crew on 747. In the company there was a Captain, I wont give his name but he was a very remarkable pilot. A training Captain,...
Replies: 34
Views: 5,523
Posted By The Lead Sparrow

In Malaga now

Just an update on Aero,
yes they are having problems with tech A/C, name a flight school that isn“t!

The Seminol is out of action for weeks.

The Dutchess is...
Forum: Questions
24th Oct 2006, 15:50
Replies: 12
Views: 2,022
Posted By The Lead Sparrow

I have no idea I'm afraid, Tom 775257. Why do you...

I have no idea I'm afraid, Tom 775257. Why do you ask?

I am pleased this debate has moved away from the politics though.

I just had a simply thought, what if you could do away with all...
Forum: Questions
23rd Oct 2006, 11:50
Replies: 12
Views: 2,022
Posted By The Lead Sparrow

none

I expected a little anti european response but please keep the politics out of it. This is a genuine thought with regards to saving thousands of tons of carbon pollution from entering the atmosphere....
Forum: Questions
22nd Oct 2006, 12:22
Replies: 12
Views: 2,022
Posted By The Lead Sparrow

Tankering.

Please forgive me for entering this hallowed site of A.T.P.L.

I am just a humble wannabe but please give me some credit for passing the dreaded ground school.

During this time a thought...
Forum: Cabin Crew
25th Aug 2006, 11:11
Replies: 6
Views: 1,481
Posted By The Lead Sparrow

Thrustucantrust

Are you sure you don't teach CRM?
Forum: Cabin Crew
22nd Aug 2006, 19:21
Replies: 7
Views: 1,364
Posted By The Lead Sparrow

CRM

Dear thrustucantrust,
in your first message you managed to insult the entire armed forces and all female cabin crew in the U.K. Well done!:D

Just one question,...
Forum: Cabin Crew
21st Aug 2006, 10:31
Replies: 7
Views: 1,364
Posted By The Lead Sparrow

Thanks from a crew member.

Sorry for treating our boys so badly on flights that you obviously look forward too, to get you back to Blittey.

What can I say, don't take it personally, Excel treat all there passengers that...
Forum: Cabin Crew
16th Nov 2005, 06:57
Replies: 822
Views: 64,420
Posted By The Lead Sparrow

Are Qantas looking for experience or looks?

Has anyone over the age of fourty got a job as cabin crew with Qantas? Did I waste my time spending 14 hours filling in the on line application, please someone put me out of my missery! I completed...
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