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19th May 2022, 16:29
Replies: 8
Views: 2,411
Posted By PilotLZ

There should be a standard procedure concerning...

There should be a standard procedure concerning what happens in case of a pilot falling short of the required training and checking standards. And that should be written up in the OM-D and probably...
16th Apr 2022, 14:15
Replies: 570
Views: 268,701
Posted By PilotLZ

Has the assessment pass rate gone even further...

Has the assessment pass rate gone even further down? Last year, it was about 25-30% on account of a few people who attended. Surely it's a massive waste of resources to screen this many people in...
Forum: Tech Log
26th Mar 2022, 22:07
Replies: 28
Views: 4,282
Posted By PilotLZ

If you reject for any failure other than the ones...

If you reject for any failure other than the ones listed as mandating a RTO above 80, you will have done the wrong thing. That's it at a first glance. However, there's a catch. What failures make the...
8th Feb 2022, 19:04
Replies: 91
Views: 42,610
Posted By PilotLZ

What's so unusual about the SOP? Many people on...

What's so unusual about the SOP? Many people on here refer to it as to literally one of the worst things about the job, so I would be quite curious to know what makes it so distinct.
8th Feb 2022, 09:51
Replies: 570
Views: 268,701
Posted By PilotLZ

This assessment has been known for its average...

This assessment has been known for its average pass rate of 30% or so ever since. While some screw up the technical part, many also fail the group exercise and the HR interview. I know many highly...
Replies: 13
Views: 1,387
Posted By PilotLZ

You've got 80 hours over 1,5 years - which, by...

You've got 80 hours over 1,5 years - which, by all standards, is not an awful lot. Presumably at least 45 of those were your training which is done in a controlled environment where you've got...
2nd Feb 2022, 17:30
Replies: 570
Views: 268,701
Posted By PilotLZ

Maybe they would also like to see whether your...

Maybe they would also like to see whether your passport has any black stamps in it or anything at all which could make access to certain bases quite difficult. Border crossing policies are no joke in...
1st Feb 2022, 06:57
Replies: 570
Views: 268,701
Posted By PilotLZ

From what I know, forget about it for a few...

From what I know, forget about it for a few years. BUD, VIE, WAW and LCA are in high demand and the waiting list is long. Italy, Bosnia and Herzegovina or the western part of Romania are probably the...
23rd Jan 2022, 13:16
Replies: 148
Views: 43,615
Posted By PilotLZ

A type rating course usually features no less...

A type rating course usually features no less than nine four-hour sessions in the FFS. However, the exact number can vary depending on a few things. First, there are usually some fixed-base sessions...
22nd Jan 2022, 23:07
Replies: 148
Views: 43,615
Posted By PilotLZ

Many opinions here are rather polarised. I don't...

Many opinions here are rather polarised. I don't think that it's a simple choice between "fly manually and on raw data at all times, no matter the conditions and the complexity of the airspace you're...
Replies: 59
Views: 24,378
Posted By PilotLZ

What happened with those who had their training...

What happened with those who had their training terminated when COVID came around? Have they all been placed with EZY so that new ones are needed?
20th Jan 2022, 12:15
Replies: 148
Views: 43,615
Posted By PilotLZ

There is a lot of idyllic talk about some ideal...

There is a lot of idyllic talk about some ideal world where initial training would be more extensive, cadet FOs would first start on conventional, less automated aircraft and all the likes. And only...
17th Jan 2022, 20:01
Replies: 16
Views: 3,516
Posted By PilotLZ

I was quite surprised to read that there are...

I was quite surprised to read that there are companies which treat base training as an examination event. How can one be examined on something they're doing for the first time in their lives, given...
Forum: Tech Log
11th Jan 2022, 09:47
Replies: 16
Views: 3,141
Posted By PilotLZ

My company has an internal limitation on...

My company has an internal limitation on visibility and cloud base for a raw data ILS (AP and FDs off). Hence, it's perfectly fine to practise in non-demanding conditions (and it's actually a good...
11th Jan 2022, 07:49
Replies: 1,240
Views: 401,141
Posted By PilotLZ

Can anyone shed any light on the situation with...

Can anyone shed any light on the situation with the experienced lot? Are they flying a decent number of hours already? I guess that this depends on the base though, with some bases being busier than...
28th Dec 2021, 20:20
Replies: 359
Views: 169,991
Posted By PilotLZ

This is well and truly unbelievable. Flight...

This is well and truly unbelievable. Flight directors, whatever they show, were never meant to be followed during rotation. At least not on any aircraft I have flown. Once the aircraft is off the...
23rd Dec 2021, 22:01
Replies: 33
Views: 13,833
Posted By PilotLZ

Quite a bit of exclusivity was created around...

Quite a bit of exclusivity was created around driving Tube trains throughout the years. You can only become a driver by internal promotion and with a certain amount of experience in a non-driving...
1st Dec 2021, 10:50
Replies: 1,240
Views: 401,141
Posted By PilotLZ

If you choose to remain quiet while the PF is...

If you choose to remain quiet while the PF is deviating from the safe flight path, you're simply not doing what you're supposed to be doing as the PM. The fact that the guy in the LHS is more...
21st Oct 2021, 08:38
Replies: 80
Views: 11,230
Posted By PilotLZ

SAS, Norwegian, Flyr and Wideroe are waiving the...

SAS, Norwegian, Flyr and Wideroe are waiving the mask requirement for flights within Sweden, Norway and Denmark. Still applicable to flights outside this region though.
11th Oct 2021, 13:26
Replies: 570
Views: 268,701
Posted By PilotLZ

Capt Scribble Exactly what you can expect when...

Capt Scribble
Exactly what you can expect when you let the non-tech lot run the show in recruitment. This is not to say that non-technical skills are not important. They are absolutely vital. But...
10th Oct 2021, 20:04
Replies: 80
Views: 11,230
Posted By PilotLZ

Depends on the origin-destination pair, I guess?...

Depends on the origin-destination pair, I guess? In Europe, the significant easing of travel restrictions resulted in traffic levels very close to 2019 at some popular leisure destinations throughout...
10th Oct 2021, 15:47
Replies: 570
Views: 268,701
Posted By PilotLZ

I know a few excellent guys of all ranks who...

I know a few excellent guys of all ranks who failed the WZZ assessment. Some before COVID, others recently. Why was that, I can only guess - but probably more because of the HR part than because of...
7th Oct 2021, 08:07
Replies: 80
Views: 11,230
Posted By PilotLZ

I was about to say the same. If the trip is...

I was about to say the same. If the trip is important or desirable enough for you, masks will not put you off. A few hours with a mask on is not too steep a price to pay for the chance to go...
3rd Oct 2021, 10:45
Replies: 27
Views: 6,863
Posted By PilotLZ

I flew a GA aircraft which crashed fatally after...

I flew a GA aircraft which crashed fatally after stalling at low altitude a day later. It was certainly sad news to hear, like every time when you lose someone you know, but the fact that I had...
3rd Oct 2021, 09:36
Replies: 80
Views: 11,230
Posted By PilotLZ

Any federal mandate is still a political decision...

Any federal mandate is still a political decision which involves lots of the proverbial lower back covering. Would the government like to be seen as the one to blame if the rules were relaxed and the...
2nd Oct 2021, 20:08
Replies: 80
Views: 11,230
Posted By PilotLZ

Many COVID measures are by and large about...

Many COVID measures are by and large about liability avoidance on part of those in charge. Just because, you know, if someone gets sick, their lawyer might decide that the local government, the...
Forum: Questions
27th Sep 2021, 06:43
Replies: 14
Views: 4,190
Posted By PilotLZ

As much as vaccinated people can get infected and...

As much as vaccinated people can get infected and possibly infect others, they're 90% less likely to end up in hospital. And I think that this is the driver of most mandatory or semi-mandatory...
26th Sep 2021, 07:13
Replies: 570
Views: 268,701
Posted By PilotLZ

The aptitude test is indeed in the final stage....

The aptitude test is indeed in the final stage. People who have recently attended say that it's like 2-3 hours long. Indeed, I wonder why it's not in the beginning, like in most other companies....
Replies: 12
Views: 2,450
Posted By PilotLZ

The exact answer depends on where you're from....

The exact answer depends on where you're from. Recovery is rather uneven even within regions, let alone globally. But it's not unreasonable to expect more than one or two beginner-level opportunities...
23rd Sep 2021, 20:50
Replies: 14
Views: 3,122
Posted By PilotLZ

As long as your speech is clear enough to be...

As long as your speech is clear enough to be understood by the average person to whom English is not native, accent doesn't matter at all. There are multiple accents in any language across its native...
19th Sep 2021, 18:37
Replies: 88
Views: 25,709
Posted By PilotLZ

Just as the old joke goes: "I was going through a...

Just as the old joke goes: "I was going through a pile of pilot CVs and every other one listed "duel time". Apparently some candidates had lots of blood on their hands!"
Forum: Tech Log
18th Sep 2021, 22:36
Replies: 23
Views: 5,861
Posted By PilotLZ

Habitually setting the parking brake with the...

Habitually setting the parking brake with the brakes still being hot and keeping it engaged for longer than until the chocks have been insterted results in degradation of some components, e.g. seals....
16th Sep 2021, 15:43
Replies: 91
Views: 42,610
Posted By PilotLZ

Maybe it's because they're looking for people who...

Maybe it's because they're looking for people who feel at least somewhat positive about the job? Working with the "I'm here because I couldn't find any better and the bills just keep coming in" lot...
12th Sep 2021, 10:28
Replies: 27
Views: 8,544
Posted By PilotLZ

Taxation. You need a seriously good accountant,...

Taxation. You need a seriously good accountant, if possible - one who has prior or current experience dealing with contractor pilots. Ask around the pilot community of your country, there are always...
9th Sep 2021, 21:51
Replies: 73
Views: 11,224
Posted By PilotLZ

Most learners who struggle with flare don't look...

Most learners who struggle with flare don't look in the right place. You should be looking slightly ahead of the aircraft. If you're looking straight below the nose, you will flare too late. If...
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