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19th Jul 2022, 16:31
Replies: 266
Views: 94,387
Posted By Oldaircrew

I’m sure that if everyone on the frequency is...

I’m sure that if everyone on the frequency is given 1001 and you’re given 1011, you’ll be suspicious and query it. Furthermore, if the ATC is constantly giving out 1001, the odds on them giving you...
15th Jul 2022, 10:37
Replies: 266
Views: 94,387
Posted By Oldaircrew

Checking altitudes against distance to go on a...

Checking altitudes against distance to go on a NPA is useless if the QNH is set wrong, as this near CFIT has shown.

No it’s not if you’re using an independent source as ALF507 says.
15th Jul 2022, 08:49
Replies: 266
Views: 94,387
Posted By Oldaircrew

Doh! Don’t I look like a charlie. I should have...

Doh! Don’t I look like a charlie. I should have clarified that I meant using the distance from the threshold(inserted on the prog page) and then doing a basic x3 as a gross error check.

With the...
14th Jul 2022, 15:34
Replies: 266
Views: 94,387
Posted By Oldaircrew

That’s a good argument for the mplementation of...

That’s a good argument for the mplementation of monitored approaches in limited visibility.

plus, does nobody do basic height/distance checks as part of their approaches anymore? It’s considered...
1st Jul 2022, 15:00
Replies: 26
Views: 10,654
Posted By Oldaircrew

Never mind that they also showed how horrific the...

Never mind that they also showed how horrific the results of a nuclear war would be, which undoubtedly prevented war in the sixties which would have destroyed the planet.

in retrospect, maybe...
26th Jun 2022, 15:28
Replies: 60
Views: 28,212
Posted By Oldaircrew

From what I understood the AF crew weren’t aware...

From what I understood the AF crew weren’t aware of the bump until told by their ground staff that the Italian had hit them. It seems odd but I can easily see how they did not feel it unless it was a...
17th May 2022, 09:58
Replies: 358
Views: 162,768
Posted By Oldaircrew

it’s called luck. Airlines have been using it as...

it’s called luck. Airlines have been using it as their primary safety program for years
6th May 2022, 10:27
Replies: 7
Views: 3,679
Posted By Oldaircrew

”Flying for a commercial carrier is not in the...

”Flying for a commercial carrier is not in the national interest”

Didn’t Bill Clintons’ prevention of the US pilot strike in the 90’s sort of prove that commercial aviation is in the National...
Forum: Middle East
30th Mar 2022, 15:24
Replies: 498
Views: 194,778
Posted By Oldaircrew

Let’s not forget that they are mainly calling FOs...

Let’s not forget that they are mainly calling FOs back in a form of reverse seniority. Therefore, those who were junior and a little cheaper have been called back first, which puts them ahead on the...
Forum: Middle East
9th Mar 2022, 08:01
Replies: 130
Views: 83,363
Posted By Oldaircrew

I personally find the way of capturing the G/S...

I personally find the way of capturing the G/S from above in Airbus FBW too fiddly, (and prone to error in the heat of the moment), and if it happens to me I prefer to just take out the A/P, ignore...
Forum: Middle East
7th Mar 2022, 17:25
Replies: 130
Views: 83,363
Posted By Oldaircrew

And now he’s just been forced to resign.

And now he’s just been forced to resign.
Forum: Middle East
23rd Feb 2022, 08:47
Replies: 69
Views: 20,430
Posted By Oldaircrew

You have to complete your application as per the...

You have to complete your application as per the link on the invite email. Apparently you’ll get an email with the ID number then.
Forum: Middle East
23rd Feb 2022, 07:15
Replies: 130
Views: 83,363
Posted By Oldaircrew

They have cause to be scared. Chap who made the...

They have cause to be scared. Chap who made the video highlighting the MCP trap got a final written warning. I don’t think that’s indicative of a healthy safety culture.
Forum: Middle East
22nd Jan 2022, 08:23
Replies: 11
Views: 11,790
Posted By Oldaircrew

Good advice. Unfortunately Too late for some.

Good advice. Unfortunately Too late for some.
3rd Jan 2022, 17:35
Replies: 358
Views: 162,768
Posted By Oldaircrew

I think you’ve just hit the nail on the head....

I think you’ve just hit the nail on the head. We’re not allowed to practice.

I almost feel sorry for emirates as they have a real problem ahead of them. They can’t simply allow their pilots to...
Forum: Middle East
2nd Jan 2022, 16:02
Replies: 130
Views: 83,363
Posted By Oldaircrew

I don’t think 0000 was set in the window. It...

I don’t think 0000 was set in the window. It seems 4000 was set after the FD was switched on, which left toga/alt on the PFD. There’s a video out there somewhere which shows how the mistake can be...
Forum: North America
2nd Dec 2021, 09:04
Replies: 154
Views: 78,572
Posted By Oldaircrew

I don’t think there are pilots in the US to steal...

I don’t think there are pilots in the US to steal jobs from.
Forum: Middle East
2nd Dec 2021, 08:17
Replies: 156
Views: 93,070
Posted By Oldaircrew

I don’t know how tctc can say that he is...

I don’t know how tctc can say that he is struggling to get crew. Not one of the fried 600 have been contacted as far as I know. I don’t know how many of the second batch have been contacted but none...
Forum: Middle East
28th Oct 2021, 15:24
Replies: 165
Views: 109,659
Posted By Oldaircrew

Whoa buddy! I think you’re pointing your pistol...

Whoa buddy! I think you’re pointing your pistol at the wrong people. It’s not the CX guy’s fault that EK are hiring even though they have 1000 of their own pilots available. He’s just doing what’s...
Forum: Middle East
28th Oct 2021, 10:34
Replies: 165
Views: 109,659
Posted By Oldaircrew

flyTheBigFatLady you may have a point. It...

flyTheBigFatLady

you may have a point. It doesn’t say much of their recruiting and training departments that emirates consider a quarter of their pilots crap.
Forum: Middle East
26th Oct 2021, 09:24
Replies: 165
Views: 109,659
Posted By Oldaircrew

emirates didn’t just do what it needed to do to...

emirates didn’t just do what it needed to do to survive. It actively targeted its “problem children” without thought of the consequences. It made no effort to save a single job and it did not...
Forum: Middle East
14th Oct 2021, 19:12
Replies: 165
Views: 109,659
Posted By Oldaircrew

IMO, they will stop call backs around about March...

IMO, they will stop call backs around about March next year and start hiring anew. The excuse will be that 2 years have lapsed since we last flew and that they will have to give full conversions...
Forum: North America
25th Sep 2021, 13:26
Replies: 48
Views: 13,941
Posted By Oldaircrew

UPS has just hired at least 9 ex EK guys, so I...

UPS has just hired at least 9 ex EK guys, so I don’t think that 121 experience is necessary, probably just desirable.
Forum: North America
9th Sep 2021, 21:30
Replies: 30
Views: 18,025
Posted By Oldaircrew

Actually I wrote to them and asked. Reply stated...

Actually I wrote to them and asked. Reply stated that they’re not doing it. Before you ask, it wasn’t a human remains minion but a management pilot.
Forum: North America
8th Sep 2021, 19:07
Replies: 30
Views: 18,025
Posted By Oldaircrew

Frontier are not offering E3s unfortunately.

Frontier are not offering E3s unfortunately.
Forum: Middle East
6th Sep 2021, 13:57
Replies: 165
Views: 109,659
Posted By Oldaircrew

Not senior FOs. Guys I know have about 18 mths to...

Not senior FOs. Guys I know have about 18 mths to 2 years in the company but high experience levels. So it looks like EK still want to get their investment back.
18th Aug 2021, 08:12
Replies: 9
Views: 7,143
Posted By Oldaircrew

it can be done using a ppc done in a foreign...

it can be done using a ppc done in a foreign country. I can’t remember the right form. As long as your licence hasn’t expired by more than 3 years and you can get a SACAA medical done. If you can get...
15th Aug 2021, 18:21
Replies: 13
Views: 6,727
Posted By Oldaircrew

There’s no such thing as “reverse racism”. It’s...

There’s no such thing as “reverse racism”. It’s just racism.
12th Jul 2021, 15:45
Replies: 8
Views: 3,034
Posted By Oldaircrew

yeah, that can’t be right. Mate of mine is with...

yeah, that can’t be right. Mate of mine is with IAS in Miami. They charge $12K for an ATP conversion, which includes a type rating. That doesn’t include accommodation and food, so perhaps you...
Forum: Middle East
15th Jun 2021, 07:49
Replies: 1,984
Views: 1,870,413
Posted By Oldaircrew

fatbus No blame being laid. Just stating...

fatbus

No blame being laid. Just stating what I experienced.

if the shoe fits.....
Forum: Middle East
14th Jun 2021, 09:29
Replies: 1,984
Views: 1,870,413
Posted By Oldaircrew

The Outlaw I agree with almost everything...

The Outlaw

I agree with almost everything you said, except the part about training. I experienced very little proper training whilst there and used my previous training and experience to survive...
Forum: Middle East
22nd May 2021, 13:40
Replies: 1,984
Views: 1,870,413
Posted By Oldaircrew

14 6 Ha! I bet you anything EK management...

14 6

Ha! I bet you anything EK management would have said “thank you very much, great idea” and culled the workforce afterwards anyway.
Forum: Middle East
22nd May 2021, 09:04
Replies: 1,984
Views: 1,870,413
Posted By Oldaircrew

Eric Hartman not so much what was done, more...

Eric Hartman

not so much what was done, more a matter of how it was done.

no integrity,
no class and
no compassion.
13th Dec 2020, 10:40
Replies: 8
Views: 7,772
Posted By Oldaircrew

Try Handi’s, if they’re still going. I know they...

Try Handi’s, if they’re still going. I know they would come and pick you up so they may deliver.
Forum: Middle East
13th Dec 2020, 10:29
Replies: 35
Views: 20,178
Posted By Oldaircrew

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/...

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