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23rd Apr 2012, 11:10
Replies: 21
Views: 3,062
Posted By corporate-pilot

Nigel, unless it's Ian in which case he's called...

Nigel, unless it's Ian in which case he's called Ian.
Forum: Tech Log
16th Mar 2012, 12:04
Replies: 19
Views: 4,180
Posted By corporate-pilot

mmmm are you sure? I've always believed the crew...

mmmm are you sure? I've always believed the crew are responsible for terrain clearance - always.
16th Mar 2012, 11:59
Replies: 12
Views: 2,450
Posted By corporate-pilot

Clearly at least one person does as the question...

Clearly at least one person does as the question has been asked.

Next useless contribution please.......
Replies: 15
Views: 29,780
Posted By corporate-pilot

Perhaps you could ask the interviewer where to...

Perhaps you could ask the interviewer where to find the speeds. Tell them you have the ICAO speeds and know the holding speeds for the aircraft you're current on but not the ones they are asking...
Forum: Tech Log
15th Mar 2012, 20:48
Replies: 19
Views: 4,180
Posted By corporate-pilot

"Climb to altitude 5,000 feet" is CAP 413 ...

"Climb to altitude 5,000 feet" is CAP 413

"Climb to 5000" is definitely not and for reasons already mentioned could be confused.

The instruction "Climb" according to CAP413 is defined to mean...
15th Mar 2012, 20:37
Replies: 12
Views: 2,450
Posted By corporate-pilot

For us it depends on who knows the most about any...

For us it depends on who knows the most about any landmarks on the ground beneath us :ok:
Replies: 15
Views: 29,780
Posted By corporate-pilot

I know, I was being a bit naughty as I thought...

I know, I was being a bit naughty as I thought some of the responses to your answers came across as a bit "unfriendly".
Replies: 15
Views: 29,780
Posted By corporate-pilot

Check your Aircraft Flight Manual :ok:

Check your Aircraft Flight Manual :ok:
27th Feb 2012, 19:37
Replies: 32
Views: 8,435
Posted By corporate-pilot

Just be a bit careful with the last bit, it might...

Just be a bit careful with the last bit, it might be a false economy.
2nd Feb 2012, 04:41
Replies: 8
Views: 1,813
Posted By corporate-pilot

It's a bit "hit and miss" with regards to the...

It's a bit "hit and miss" with regards to the quality of employer but you could get that with just about any job. I don't disagree with much of what has been said on these forums, but there are...
20th Jan 2012, 17:07
Replies: 17
Views: 5,716
Posted By corporate-pilot

and also remember that there are decent jobs out...

and also remember that there are decent jobs out there too! I got a job just over 2 years ago for a great company, I got paid well from day 1 and am now earning pretty good money, minimal stress,...
Replies: 15
Views: 6,046
Posted By corporate-pilot

C'mon our lad would this not be better asked in...

C'mon our lad would this not be better asked in the Biz Jet forum?

If you're looking at speculative TR's then perhaps a form of Citation might offer more opportunities. Personally though only a...
Replies: 10
Views: 2,610
Posted By corporate-pilot

I took 18 months to do my PPL and tested at 46...

I took 18 months to do my PPL and tested at 46 hours. One of the surprise advantages to spreading it out was that I realised very quickly which aspects I remembered and which bits I forgot. By the...
29th Dec 2011, 14:23
Replies: 19
Views: 3,765
Posted By corporate-pilot

I'm not familiar with the type but they might...

I'm not familiar with the type but they might actually be "recognition lights" rather than "landing lights".

Similar idea though, basically white lights with similar intensity to landing lights. ...
22nd Dec 2011, 10:45
Replies: 40
Views: 8,314
Posted By corporate-pilot

Er not always, my airline chums work harder than...

Er not always, my airline chums work harder than me. I have minimal stress and a lot of fun and do about 500 hours a year.



Yeah I do probably get a bit more time off than some of my mates,...
21st Dec 2011, 19:41
Replies: 22
Views: 2,770
Posted By corporate-pilot

It ends up like this Flying Before CRM -...

It ends up like this

Flying Before CRM - YouTube
21st Dec 2011, 19:30
Replies: 40
Views: 8,314
Posted By corporate-pilot

The thing with corporate is you could ask 50...

The thing with corporate is you could ask 50 different pilots of their experiences and get 50 different answers. There are some absolutely amazing corporate jobs out there and there are some...
21st Dec 2011, 04:35
Replies: 16
Views: 1,844
Posted By corporate-pilot

And this coming from a "Professional Pilot"?! ...

And this coming from a "Professional Pilot"?!

Limitations are not targets, generally speaking I always try and take a few extra knots "for mum", both in my professional job and when flying the...
Replies: 30
Views: 8,748
Posted By corporate-pilot

Yep read up on Perf A. Know the segments.

Yep read up on Perf A. Know the segments.
18th Dec 2011, 17:43
Replies: 2
Views: 1,224
Posted By corporate-pilot

Yup contacts are the key. I got a great job a...

Yup contacts are the key. I got a great job a couple of years ago. Within 6 months I had received 2 further job offers (that were never advertised).

Corporate is all about:

1) Can you get...
Forum: Tech Log
18th Dec 2011, 17:29
Replies: 43
Views: 9,099
Posted By corporate-pilot

I could be wrong but I'm sure an ex C130 guy told...

I could be wrong but I'm sure an ex C130 guy told me this isn't the case on the Herc.
17th Dec 2011, 14:48
Replies: 8
Views: 1,633
Posted By corporate-pilot

Search the web for "Rudder Boost"

Search the web for "Rudder Boost"
17th Dec 2011, 14:15
Replies: 25
Views: 10,597
Posted By corporate-pilot

Might be best if you throw in an A320 and a 737...

Might be best if you throw in an A320 and a 737 rating to increase your chances of finding a job. If you also want to appeal to the corporate sector get yourself a cheeky GLEX and GV rating too. ...
Replies: 24
Views: 4,538
Posted By corporate-pilot

Captain and FO positions were on the company...

Captain and FO positions were on the company website for a number of weeks. It may also have been on an agencies site but I couldn't be certain, I know we've used them in the past but I am not sure...
12th Dec 2011, 12:02
Replies: 7
Views: 2,349
Posted By corporate-pilot

Have you asked about to see if there are any...

Have you asked about to see if there are any instructing opportunities at your local airfields?

If there is a chance, even if it starts off as "occasional" then in my opinion the FI course would...
Replies: 24
Views: 4,538
Posted By corporate-pilot

We recently advertised for a new FO and didn't...

We recently advertised for a new FO and didn't have many applicants, only one person on here contacted me about it. It's a decent salary, we get well looked after, it has good benefits and there is...
8th Dec 2011, 11:24
Replies: 8
Views: 2,191
Posted By corporate-pilot

Our SOP's say a max of 55 knots, crosswind limit...

Our SOP's say a max of 55 knots, crosswind limit is 30knots.

We landed in gusting 50 knots in Scotland earlier this year (right down the runway) and it was a handful to taxi in those winds.
Forum: Tech Log
27th Nov 2011, 06:18
Replies: 44
Views: 8,399
Posted By corporate-pilot

I disagree.

I disagree.
25th Nov 2011, 21:40
Replies: 52
Views: 10,476
Posted By corporate-pilot

Last time I checked it was an average of around...

Last time I checked it was an average of around 0.8, plenty of cycles.
23rd Nov 2011, 19:53
Replies: 52
Views: 10,476
Posted By corporate-pilot

I'm doing over 500 hours a year, get paid well,...

I'm doing over 500 hours a year, get paid well, and am treated nicely.

I also know folks who do a lot less so Mutt isn't wrong, but there are corporate jobs where you do get to gain hours and...
21st Nov 2011, 04:16
Replies: 52
Views: 10,476
Posted By corporate-pilot

900 hours is a LOT of flying. I know 2 pilots...

900 hours is a LOT of flying. I know 2 pilots who do those sorts of hours and neither of them are particularly happy. It's the little things they miss, friends weddings, family birthdays, too tired...
18th Nov 2011, 04:10
Replies: 52
Views: 10,476
Posted By corporate-pilot

I'm currently reading a book on Human Factors in...

I'm currently reading a book on Human Factors in the flight deck and surprisingly it appears that quite often the best performing team is not the one with two very experienced pilots up front, having...
17th Nov 2011, 18:20
Replies: 52
Views: 10,476
Posted By corporate-pilot

We only recently closed for applicants and we...

We only recently closed for applicants and we were looking for a FO and Captains. Previous FO's started with 250 hours so the jobs do exist.

I doubt the boss would appreciate me giving our name...
Forum: Cabin Crew
8th Nov 2011, 04:36
Replies: 14
Views: 9,070
Posted By corporate-pilot

There are people out there who make it their...

There are people out there who make it their lifes work to disrupt these scammers. I've spent a good few hours myself reading some of these "disruptions" where the "good guy" actually manages to get...
8th Nov 2011, 04:30
Replies: 7
Views: 6,375
Posted By corporate-pilot

Although you mentioned airlines, I hope you don't...

Although you mentioned airlines, I hope you don't mind if I come at it from a corporate pilot point of view.

1. Does the job of flying from A to B ever get boring?

We fly some regular routes...
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