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14th Apr 2021, 19:05
Replies: 33
Views: 9,343
Posted By Sparrows.

Qantas are beginning training 747 RINed pilots...

Qantas are beginning training 747 RINed pilots onto 330/787 positions, including promotions next bid period, which starts Monday week.
As well as ď4 engineĒ pilots doing 737 courses currently, from...
14th Mar 2021, 22:06
Replies: 113
Views: 23,133
Posted By Sparrows.

I thought angels were only employed by Qantas,...

I thought angels were only employed by Qantas, not CASA....
11th Nov 2020, 11:10
Replies: 2,535
Views: 912,203
Posted By Sparrows.

Donít forget the A330neo business case that was...

Donít forget the A330neo business case that was beginning to be made late last year!
22nd Oct 2020, 06:45
Replies: 34
Views: 10,450
Posted By Sparrows.

JQ did them for a long time. Originating in...

JQ did them for a long time. Originating in Auckland would then go to either Sydney or Melbourne, then Queenstown and back to Auckland. Or the opposite, ZQN first, then Tasman.

Would very often...
1st Oct 2020, 22:59
Replies: 1,507
Views: 482,917
Posted By Sparrows.

So youíre saying if, through no fault of my own,...

So youíre saying if, through no fault of my own, most of my roster gets cancelled and I only fly 12 hours I should only be paid 12 hours, while others are flying 80?

What youíre suggesting is...
10th Jul 2020, 08:30
Replies: 2,535
Views: 912,203
Posted By Sparrows.

All long haul pilots. As little or as long...

All long haul pilots.

As little or as long as youíd like, all assessed on an individual basis. HOBO has seen LWOP over his time approved up to about 5 years.
But the question I think youíre...
25th Mar 2020, 04:53
Replies: 2,103
Views: 982,326
Posted By Sparrows.

TOD was actually 60:30. Flew home Berlin, London,...

TOD was actually 60:30. Flew home Berlin, London, Darwin, Sydney immediately after arriving, no hotel anywhere.
4th Feb 2020, 20:37
Replies: 75
Views: 24,691
Posted By Sparrows.

​​​​​​​It would be nice if middle management knew...

​​​​​​​It would be nice if middle management knew that QF130 is from Shanghai and not Beijing....... :ugh::ugh:
15th Jan 2020, 21:57
Replies: 50
Views: 13,883
Posted By Sparrows.

Max speed 30. But canít ride the brakes like a...

Max speed 30. But canít ride the brakes like a 737, cause youíre worried about brake temps.

Correct technique is to brake down to 10kts, and allow it to accelerate slowly back to 30, then repeat....
8th Jan 2020, 05:08
Replies: 63
Views: 10,796
Posted By Sparrows.

Letís change Mildura to Ballina and this post...

Letís change Mildura to Ballina and this post says the exact same thing we have all been saying for years.

It will take another 5 years of us bitching and moaning about safety for a ďfixĒ of a...
5th Jan 2020, 06:15
Replies: 23
Views: 11,525
Posted By Sparrows.

Canít do the CAT II without RVR, and as per the...

Canít do the CAT II without RVR, and as per the NOTAM, RVR isnít certified for smoke.

Canít even do the SA CAT I, everyone is stuck on the normal CAT I, using Vis or RV.
19th Nov 2019, 05:30
Replies: 2,103
Views: 982,326
Posted By Sparrows.

Spent a lot of money on a new nose gear assembly...

Spent a lot of money on a new nose gear assembly that is 3tís lighter to increase the payload out of DFW. Then the reconfig added 3tís, so back to square one.
14th Nov 2019, 03:38
Replies: 2,461
Views: 2,297,605
Posted By Sparrows.

Definitely a Jan course. Internal mate got 787...

Definitely a Jan course. Internal mate got 787 Per for Jan
13th Nov 2019, 18:38
Replies: 756
Views: 535,246
Posted By Sparrows.

So the Feds have applied for a PIA ballot. I...

So the Feds have applied for a PIA ballot. I havenít seen anything from AIPA..... anyone else?
17th Oct 2019, 19:33
Replies: 2,103
Views: 982,326
Posted By Sparrows.

Quiet a few I believe. A330ís did (not always)....

Quiet a few I believe. A330ís did (not always). Not sure about 380ís
2nd Oct 2019, 03:14
Replies: 528
Views: 220,952
Posted By Sparrows.

Unjustifiable risk or some other lame excuse, I...

Unjustifiable risk or some other lame excuse, I donít have an offical response to quote.
1st Oct 2019, 21:46
Replies: 528
Views: 220,952
Posted By Sparrows.

I believe the airlines meet with CASA this week...

I believe the airlines meet with CASA this week asking for 25kts crosswind. Theyíre all for it, except CASA isnít....
25th Sep 2019, 23:37
Replies: 59
Views: 32,937
Posted By Sparrows.

I could be wrong, but Iím 99% sure they have been...

I could be wrong, but Iím 99% sure they have been on the QLink AOC, the ENTIRE time. Just painted silver with an orange star on the tail.
25th Sep 2019, 23:22
Replies: 59
Views: 32,937
Posted By Sparrows.

3 of them are due for heavy maintenance, so most...

3 of them are due for heavy maintenance, so most likely staying in AKL for that. So at best 2 back to QLink in the short term.
24th Sep 2019, 02:04
Replies: 673
Views: 631,129
Posted By Sparrows.

The main reason for recruiting hitting a brick...

The main reason for recruiting hitting a brick wall currently is the 3 cancelled courses at mainline (sep-nov).



No resignation involved. Transfer from one to the other with sick leave, LSL,...
19th Sep 2019, 08:00
Replies: 2,461
Views: 2,297,605
Posted By Sparrows.

Thereís a ground school in December. Only...

Thereís a ground school in December.

Only September, October and November were pushed back. Gives them some time to get ahead on this years training allocations because they are currently over...
19th Sep 2019, 01:49
Replies: 24
Views: 12,690
Posted By Sparrows.

I think youíll find JANZ (Jetstar Australia and...

I think youíll find JANZ (Jetstar Australia and New Zealand) is run out of Collingwood and Japan is run independently up in Narita. JJP also has its own independent order book for aircraft.
14th Sep 2019, 01:20
Replies: 2,103
Views: 982,326
Posted By Sparrows.

No myths, just facts. Base pay, 75hrs a...

No myths, just facts.

Base pay, 75hrs a month or 900hours a year, 3% pay rises over 30 years.
...
10th Sep 2019, 13:28
Replies: 544
Views: 492,806
Posted By Sparrows.

Prepare yourself for the wedding VLOG half way...

Prepare yourself for the wedding VLOG half way through line training (Iím not kidding)!
10th Sep 2019, 06:43
Replies: 544
Views: 492,806
Posted By Sparrows.

150 hours ICUS with the 100 hours PIC cadets...

150 hours ICUS with the 100 hours PIC cadets graduate with, would only take a couple of months now that any captain whoís been checked to line for 2 years can sign the ICUS off.
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