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26th Feb 2020, 06:26
Replies: 379
Views: 149,630
Posted By USMCProbe

The FAA lacks the depth of knowledge and...

The FAA lacks the depth of knowledge and experience to properly oversee Boeing's aircraft development, or the operations of a very complex major airline. They designate "Designees" among management...
26th Feb 2020, 05:43
Replies: 60
Views: 40,663
Posted By USMCProbe

It is a very nice ride, as is the A350. Actually...

It is a very nice ride, as is the A350. Actually all the 320 series and up are all nice rides, at least until Airbus started squeezing 9 seats across in some newer 330's in Asia. The 320NEO's with...
23rd Feb 2020, 04:34
Replies: 60
Views: 40,663
Posted By USMCProbe

Airbus makes good products. I have quite a bit...

Airbus makes good products. I have quite a bit of time in the 320 series. But their marketing department needs to be taken out and shot. The 340 and 380 were both commercial catastrophes. What...
31st Aug 2017, 11:25
Replies: 10
Views: 4,356
Posted By USMCProbe

I will tell you what I will do because I like you...

I will tell you what I will do because I like you and want to help you. Just send me 3000 dollars and I will get your 1000 dollars back. I promise.
1st Aug 2017, 01:29
Replies: 33
Views: 13,861
Posted By USMCProbe

Years ago (>6) they hired Aussie/Brit/Umurican...

Years ago (>6) they hired Aussie/Brit/Umurican rock star controllers in HK. They were all really good. But with the majority of aircraft in and out of the airport being WB or god help em "Supers",...
2nd Jan 2016, 01:42
Replies: 358
Views: 373,796
Posted By USMCProbe

CS went from almost zero foreign pilots to a huge...

CS went from almost zero foreign pilots to a huge group in 4 years. They just started recruiting in about 2011-ish. There are only a very few posters here that say it is bad. That means the vast...
Forum: North America
9th Sep 2015, 23:42
Replies: 72
Views: 32,430
Posted By USMCProbe

I can't imagine any qualified foreign pilots...

I can't imagine any qualified foreign pilots coming to a US regional for 20 bucks an hour. For all but the PTF types, it is a pay cut. I do see lots of foreign pilots wanting to work at a major US...
20th Aug 2015, 09:16
Replies: 92
Views: 99,956
Posted By USMCProbe

They have a sim in SYX now? The sims were...

They have a sim in SYX now?

The sims were always fun. A real workout. Single engine, direct law, raw data. All at the same time. Yea ha!

Recurrent sims are just as much fun as the...
17th Aug 2015, 06:27
Replies: 92
Views: 99,956
Posted By USMCProbe

The Chinese don't do 100 hours/rolling 30 days. ...

The Chinese don't do 100 hours/rolling 30 days. They do 100 hours in a calendar month. Working 4/4, you can work a LOT of hours in the 4 weeks on if each calendar month has 2 weeks in it.

I...
17th Aug 2015, 06:18
Replies: 57
Views: 90,562
Posted By USMCProbe

Mana; What? Are you saying the a pilot at...

Mana;

What? Are you saying the a pilot at Virgin or Delta has to follow SOP's, even if he doesn't like them? He has to follow stupid rules, because some poorly run management and civil aviation...
12th Aug 2015, 03:04
Replies: 57
Views: 90,562
Posted By USMCProbe

Bad attitudes are continuous, and...

Bad attitudes are continuous, and self-perpetuating. I guaranty if Goosey ever gets a job anywhere again, He will leave again just as pis$ed off.

Everything will be their fault. They are so...
9th Aug 2015, 03:30
Replies: 57
Views: 90,562
Posted By USMCProbe

Here is my favorite story. I happened every day:...

Here is my favorite story. I happened every day:

"When I show up to work, and set my flight bag down, that is the last time I pick it up until the end of the day when I am finished. The FA"s...
4th Aug 2015, 01:55
Replies: 10
Views: 3,986
Posted By USMCProbe

Probably if you were happy at your last job, you...

Probably if you were happy at your last job, you will be happy at your next one. Bad attitudes tend to be self-perpetuating.

China, like everywhere else, has its ups and downs. The downs can be...
22nd Jul 2015, 07:38
Replies: 92
Views: 99,956
Posted By USMCProbe

Gatorman; I just pmailed you with my private...

Gatorman;
I just pmailed you with my private email. I got a few questions for you. Looks like my leave will come through. I am also considering the Hainan 737 job in Shenzhen.
22nd Jul 2015, 07:36
Replies: 43
Views: 31,584
Posted By USMCProbe

Chinese tax is progressive like a lot of...

Chinese tax is progressive like a lot of countries. It is a lot more than 15-25 pct for what pilots make. I think my tax cert showed high 30% range for what i made.
21st Jul 2015, 04:12
Replies: 92
Views: 99,956
Posted By USMCProbe

Where are they planning on flying the 330? They...

Where are they planning on flying the 330? They told me they were getting 330's "next year" when I started in 2010.


Glad you got water and electricity back.
12th Jul 2015, 02:14
Replies: 6
Views: 4,514
Posted By USMCProbe

Working on in Gatorman. I have my LOA request...

Working on in Gatorman. I have my LOA request sitting in my V-file waiting for the right moment.

Chongqiing and Chengdu have really bad pollution everyday. I can't tell you how many approaches...
29th Jun 2015, 15:40
Replies: 9
Views: 8,561
Posted By USMCProbe

I worked for a subsidiary of the Hainan group and...

I worked for a subsidiary of the Hainan group and it was a great gig. BCA. All HNA crew could jumpseat on other HNA carriers so I talked to a lot of other crews at other HNA carriers, including...
Forum: Tech Log
25th Jun 2015, 08:15
Replies: 33
Views: 9,126
Posted By USMCProbe

c100; The pitch limiters help you when your AOA...

c100;
The pitch limiters help you when your AOA is too high approaching stall. They are of no use at normal AOA and airspeed. The FPV works perfectly for AOA in normal cruise and approach AOA.
...
Forum: Tech Log
24th Jun 2015, 07:18
Replies: 33
Views: 9,126
Posted By USMCProbe

I would bet Boeing doesn't recommend its use has...

I would bet Boeing doesn't recommend its use has more to do with a lack of training and proficiency than its usefulness.

Like I said before, if I hadn't got used to it on a HUD, I don't know if I...
Forum: Tech Log
22nd Jun 2015, 04:18
Replies: 33
Views: 9,126
Posted By USMCProbe

The FPV is more useful on a HUD than on a PFD,...

The FPV is more useful on a HUD than on a PFD, but it is still useful. I don't know if I would feel that way, however, if I hadn't gotten used to it first by flying with a HUD as the primary...
21st Jun 2015, 08:51
Replies: 92
Views: 99,956
Posted By USMCProbe

It is the wet season. No rain? We already had a...

It is the wet season. No rain? We already had a Cat III typhoon last month in my part of the Pacific.
10th Jun 2015, 02:54
Replies: 2
Views: 1,332
Posted By USMCProbe

Go to the FAA AME Finder and search on the PI. ...

Go to the FAA AME Finder and search on the PI. Dr. J. She gave me two.
8th Jun 2015, 22:03
Replies: 92
Views: 99,956
Posted By USMCProbe

Wow, Really? Is the res empty? That would suck.

Wow, Really? Is the res empty? That would suck.
14th May 2015, 12:38
Replies: 92
Views: 99,956
Posted By USMCProbe

I thought HNA pilots got a lot of extra money for...

I thought HNA pilots got a lot of extra money for international flights? BCA is different?

For me I could care less. They will probably do BKK as a turn, no layover. A piece of concrete is a...
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