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23rd Feb 2021, 03:30
Replies: 233
Views: 127,421
Posted By pilotguy1222

It does not even matter if it was an ETOPS...

It does not even matter if it was an ETOPS flight. ETOPS is an aircraft AND operator certification. You just don’t buy a 777 and automatically have ETOPS capability.
All ETOPS types are easily...
Forum: Middle East
27th Jan 2021, 15:40
Replies: 1,434
Views: 1,498,487
Posted By pilotguy1222

I won’t go back. Every current pilot and...

I won’t go back. Every current pilot and redundant EK employee should have zero trust for that company.

I know a very large number of redundant pilots. I know of 2 who will go back.
I have...
Forum: Middle East
6th Nov 2020, 03:26
Replies: 5
Views: 8,495
Posted By pilotguy1222

EK pilot numbers

One of the more accurate pilot counts I have seen, for those interested but who may not know.
Sad.

https://onemileatatime.com/emirates-a380-pilots/
Forum: Middle East
28th Oct 2020, 21:39
Replies: 21
Views: 17,080
Posted By pilotguy1222

Exactly. 19 days of flying at least 3 flights per...

Exactly. 19 days of flying at least 3 flights per day (Plus FLL on certain days) on a noticeably shorter route. I am sure they came out ahead.
Forum: Middle East
28th Oct 2020, 21:18
Replies: 14
Views: 13,882
Posted By pilotguy1222

They just had a 4th round of pilot firings on...

They just had a 4th round of pilot firings on October 6th, so they are kinda of saying it internally, since most of the flight crew gone are from the 380.

I know a lot of people who would have...
Forum: Middle East
16th Jul 2020, 13:55
Replies: 27
Views: 16,529
Posted By pilotguy1222

You are definitely fresh off the plane if that is...

You are definitely fresh off the plane if that is what you think.

I need more than one hand to count the lawsuits I know friends are ramping up with lawyers outside the UAE.
It has been mentioned...
Forum: Middle East
7th May 2020, 05:25
Replies: 7
Views: 4,368
Posted By pilotguy1222

Anyone care to explain how the nose gear is...

Anyone care to explain how the nose gear is turned to the left as aircraft pivots left?
Forum: Middle East
23rd Apr 2020, 05:09
Replies: 46
Views: 26,322
Posted By pilotguy1222

I believe it was a training flight. Overloading a...

I believe it was a training flight. Overloading a captain with a sub-par FO, I can see how it happened.
Forum: Middle East
16th Mar 2020, 12:40
Replies: 15
Views: 9,017
Posted By pilotguy1222

The flights will not stop with money to be made,...

The flights will not stop with money to be made, unless the destination country stops inbound international flights.
2nd flight to Oz this month and both nearly full, with 12 in 1st. That alone...
Forum: Middle East
16th Mar 2020, 12:16
Replies: 66
Views: 51,464
Posted By pilotguy1222

According to a brief police report, he was...

According to a brief police report, he was hitting the officer’s car with what believed to be a knife. Quite an escalation over just being PI.

I am sure the cabin crew have not been told by the...
16th Mar 2020, 11:46
Replies: 126
Views: 62,106
Posted By pilotguy1222

HKG got their shit together a few weeks ago....

HKG got their shit together a few weeks ago. Cathay slashed the March schedule, but because of the fight to stop the spread, HKG is now one of the better (safer?) places and Cathay is now scrambling...
Forum: Middle East
3rd Dec 2019, 16:44
Replies: 56
Views: 70,481
Posted By pilotguy1222

Depending on how close you are to command , it...

Depending on how close you are to command , it might be worth upgrading for 2yrs and then leaving. PIC time is a valuable commodity all around the world.

Rosters on the 777 have improved greatly,...
3rd Dec 2019, 16:29
Replies: 15
Views: 9,866
Posted By pilotguy1222

The door did not open in flight. This slide is...

The door did not open in flight. This slide is stored behind an external panel of the aircraft.

Unlikely to hit the aircraft due to the downward airflow at the back of the wing.
25th Nov 2019, 19:35
Replies: 5
Views: 4,653
Posted By pilotguy1222

Legal Seafood all the way!!

Legal Seafood all the way!!
Forum: Middle East
23rd Jun 2019, 15:29
Replies: 52
Views: 49,758
Posted By pilotguy1222

As a few have stated, wake turbulence. ...

As a few have stated, wake turbulence.

https://www.thenational.ae/uae/dubai-airport-crash-warning-over-wake-turbulence-after-fatal-accident-1.878149
Forum: Middle East
26th May 2019, 08:21
Replies: 52
Views: 49,758
Posted By pilotguy1222

Ok. Thanks. That was my understanding as...

Ok. Thanks.

That was my understanding as well, but that would not be the case if the were working on the approach lighting.

This is is why CM’s post are a little off. If he/she had known they...
Forum: Middle East
25th May 2019, 23:34
Replies: 52
Views: 49,758
Posted By pilotguy1222

Do they require more people for the approach...

Do they require more people for the approach light / runway light set up? ( whatever the technical name)

I believe this will be a wake accident. Approaches to 30R with light winds from the...
Forum: Middle East
18th May 2019, 12:49
Replies: 29
Views: 26,422
Posted By pilotguy1222

Well, he definitely is not working for Jet...

Well, he definitely is not working for Jet Airways anymore.
11th Mar 2019, 05:34
Replies: 5,120
Views: 10,556,419
Posted By pilotguy1222

It is not to say that 737 Max pilots don’t know...

It is not to say that 737 Max pilots don’t know how to disconnect the trim. It is NOT a new procedure, and has been around since the NG.(maybe longer)
Time, to stop a trim issue, is not your friend...
11th Mar 2019, 04:07
Replies: 27
Views: 34,610
Posted By pilotguy1222

based on the pictures, lost is much more accurate...

based on the pictures, lost is much more accurate description.
11th Mar 2019, 04:04
Replies: 109
Views: 104,597
Posted By pilotguy1222

Never thought for a second that the Chinese would...

Never thought for a second that the Chinese would be the first to do this.
5th Mar 2019, 09:21
Replies: 49
Views: 39,820
Posted By pilotguy1222

Runway was notamed at the time with displaced...

Runway was notamed at the time with displaced threshold of 1000m.

Not old. This just happened and the notam is from 2019 as well.
4th Mar 2019, 22:04
Replies: 9
Views: 7,443
Posted By pilotguy1222

That is usually a given.

That is usually a given.
Forum: Middle East
4th Mar 2019, 22:03
Replies: 9
Views: 6,601
Posted By pilotguy1222

The point is that is was forced, with no offers...

The point is that is was forced, with no offers of voluntary leave, paid or unpaid.
Cabin were given plenty of notice for voluntary leave.
Had it been offered, I guarantee there would have been...
Forum: Middle East
26th Feb 2019, 13:37
Replies: 15
Views: 12,282
Posted By pilotguy1222

I sent 5 “preferences” to housing before I...

I sent 5 “preferences” to housing before I arrived. Much like the bidding preferences, it did nothing, as I got a location I did not even know existed. Was decent, and a 12 minute walk to the beach....
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