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7th Sep 2019, 13:50
Replies: 1,355
Views: 1,146,953
Posted By 757_Driver

Is there currently a recruitment drive open - I...

Is there currently a recruitment drive open - I can't find anything on their website?

I'm done with BA and their attitude - a couple of bullying , threatening emails this weekend about the...
9th Nov 2018, 09:39
Replies: 190
Views: 67,827
Posted By 757_Driver

I'm aware of the BA being described above - and...

I'm aware of the BA being described above - and yes it's driven by a training department largely run by people who have never, ever done anything else - BA cadet, BA TFO, BA TC , BA flight training...
23rd Aug 2015, 14:36
Replies: 1,087
Views: 956,558
Posted By 757_Driver

Really? shall we get this into persective....

Really? shall we get this into persective. "aircraft enthusiasts fantasies" - get real. Airshows are THE NUMBER 1 spectator sport in the UK - more go to airshows than football. Oh yeah and more fans...
31st Jul 2015, 18:59
Replies: 7,039
Views: 6,284,527
Posted By 757_Driver

bear in mind that most of the sim assessors are...

bear in mind that most of the sim assessors are line pilots and everyone is working like a one-armed walpaper hanger at the moment, so it may well take them a few weeks to actually be back in the...
24th Mar 2015, 12:08
Replies: 3,529
Views: 4,971,517
Posted By 757_Driver

Really? Engine out descents are generally done...

Really? Engine out descents are generally done with the remaining engine generating thrust - often Max continous thrust, and are preceded (generally) by a level decel to engine out speed. The descent...
9th Jul 2013, 15:21
Replies: 2,399
Views: 1,917,759
Posted By 757_Driver

FWIW my airline, and others I know do NOT allow...

FWIW my airline, and others I know do NOT allow the altitude window to be set lower than 1000 feet ABOVE Threshold elevation. If you are in FLCH , and have not coupled to the approach or entered a...
9th Jul 2013, 11:34
Replies: 2,399
Views: 1,917,759
Posted By 757_Driver

As per usual a load of PPrune drivel from...

As per usual a load of PPrune drivel from armachair FSx'ers and grissled old ace's who think that everyone should have 20 million fast jet hours before being allowed near a passenger aircraft. BUT...
23rd Jan 2013, 17:09
Replies: 601
Views: 231,966
Posted By 757_Driver

I've got plenty of experience thanks, and also...

I've got plenty of experience thanks, and also I've got enough courage, and enough self esteem, not to put myself and others at risk with the bullshit "have to fly" macho attitude that you and some...
23rd Jan 2013, 16:56
Replies: 601
Views: 231,966
Posted By 757_Driver

If you think that is in any way an acceptable...

If you think that is in any way an acceptable attitude to flight safety, then remind me, never EVER to get in an aircraft with you!

So now you do 'Safe' flying, but I guess with that attitude, the...
19th Jul 2012, 20:42
Replies: 75
Views: 16,084
Posted By 757_Driver

This is a huge issue. Everyone, in all industrys...

This is a huge issue. Everyone, in all industrys (apart from public sector obviously - with their platinum plated pensions) in the UK should be addressing this issue. Lufthansa must be made to honour...
3rd Jul 2012, 19:13
Replies: 46
Views: 19,954
Posted By 757_Driver

whilst i've no doubt it's not the career it once...

whilst i've no doubt it's not the career it once was, it's still a great career. Most people who moan about it, have never had another career and have no idea what 99% of the population have to do to...
5th Jun 2012, 08:00
Replies: 727
Views: 555,510
Posted By 757_Driver

maybe not intentionally, but poorly maintained /...

maybe not intentionally, but poorly maintained / amateur / unlicensed transmitters can and do have sideband transmissions at different frequencies which could easily be transmitting in the aviation...
28th May 2012, 08:24
Replies: 14
Views: 5,475
Posted By 757_Driver

I'm not sure why "home every night" seems to be...

I'm not sure why "home every night" seems to be the holy grail in aviation rostering, (unless your wife gets 'lonely' and you've got a particularly handsome postman:}). Home-every-night, can...
17th May 2012, 10:41
Replies: 52
Views: 14,087
Posted By 757_Driver

I'm not "slagging off" people who have run-into...

I'm not "slagging off" people who have run-into hard times through no fault of their own, but I have zero sympathy for people (wether they are individuals or scottish banks) who are having self...
16th May 2012, 18:01
Replies: 52
Views: 14,087
Posted By 757_Driver

If they did indeed fork out that sort of money...

If they did indeed fork out that sort of money since the BMI deal was announced then i have zero sympathy and they deserve everything they get. Harsh? maybe, but thats the way the world works.
FAR,...
9th May 2012, 18:39
Replies: 33
Views: 10,456
Posted By 757_Driver

I think, to say this man saved 184 lives is to do...

I think, to say this man saved 184 lives is to do him, and his crew a disservice. In their heroic achievements and post event publicity, they helped to hammer home the lessons of CRM which has...
22nd Apr 2012, 22:52
Replies: 23
Views: 11,326
Posted By 757_Driver

That's disengenuous at best and downright :mad:...

That's disengenuous at best and downright :mad: at best. If there is demand for travel from that airport and FR throw their toys out and storm off then someone else will step in - someone who will...
22nd Apr 2012, 13:26
Replies: 23
Views: 11,326
Posted By 757_Driver

can see your point and it is unfortunately likely...

can see your point and it is unfortunately likely to be true. Pity the UK government don't take such a pragmatic view elsewhere. After all APD, excessive taxation (50% tax rate), rediculous...
22nd Apr 2012, 11:41
Replies: 23
Views: 11,326
Posted By 757_Driver

whilst it may be true that alot of EU regulation...

whilst it may be true that alot of EU regulation is about protecting 'legacy' interests in many industries, I don't think this is. I'm an employee of a legacy airline, but I also run my own business...
22nd Apr 2012, 09:28
Replies: 109
Views: 62,145
Posted By 757_Driver

It was a glib comment, but underlines my wifes...

It was a glib comment, but underlines my wifes perception of what I do now do compared with what i had to put up with in my 5 years at a previous airline and 13 years in a 'proper' career.

I get...
21st Apr 2012, 21:00
Replies: 109
Views: 62,145
Posted By 757_Driver

wot they said Heres an external perspective....

wot they said

Heres an external perspective.

Someone said to my wife at the school gate recently and when they found out what I did they said "Oh it must be hard with him being away all the...
21st Apr 2012, 14:49
Replies: 109
Views: 62,145
Posted By 757_Driver

Yeah, its terrible. PP1 is about 60-65k depending...

Yeah, its terrible. PP1 is about 60-65k depending on how much you fly and where to.
Thats puts you in the top 5% of all uk earners. If you joined in your 20's / early 30's as a lot of people do...
16th Apr 2012, 18:50
Replies: 568
Views: 122,206
Posted By 757_Driver

Oh for gods sake. Another person who thinks the...

Oh for gods sake. Another person who thinks the world owes everone a living. NOTHING, repeat NOTHING is owed to anyone under the law in this situation. TUPE does not even apply until IAG has finished...
16th Apr 2012, 16:48
Replies: 250
Views: 85,449
Posted By 757_Driver

I don't think anyone IS insuating that - I'm...

I don't think anyone IS insuating that - I'm certainly not.

However what I DO think , and what many people think is that the BMICC were focussed on the wrong issues and didn't see the elephant in...
16th Apr 2012, 16:31
Replies: 250
Views: 85,449
Posted By 757_Driver

red 7 - i said most of that a few weeks ago, but...

red 7 - i said most of that a few weeks ago, but was shot down by anton and a few others as i obviously didn't know what I was talking about. Oh well. There are none so blind as those who refuse to...
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