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24th Feb 2016, 23:07
Replies: 31
Views: 7,061
Posted By flyboy1818

It will be great for us Brits if they kick all...

It will be great for us Brits if they kick all the foreign Pilots out of the U.K! Think of all us Brits coming home from the sandpit and Europe to fly for BA......A job for all British Pilots with BA...
16th Feb 2016, 13:22
Replies: 145
Views: 109,922
Posted By flyboy1818

First Officers are paid in Globeair, just not...

First Officers are paid in Globeair, just not very well. I don't believe there is a requirement to live in Vienna (The company is actually based in another part of Austria!). They pay for the tickets...
21st Jan 2016, 20:37
Replies: 2
Views: 2,023
Posted By flyboy1818

In regards to the UK read this document very...

In regards to the UK read this document very carefully:

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/rdr3-statutory-residence-test-srt

You may well remain a tax resident in the UK even after...
23rd Oct 2015, 20:50
Replies: 15
Views: 3,762
Posted By flyboy1818

Wow...some really negative comments on here which...

Wow...some really negative comments on here which are completely incorrect and untrue.

I'm guessing that the original poster is either of German ancestry or has spent some time living in a German...
14th Oct 2015, 07:05
Replies: 15
Views: 3,762
Posted By flyboy1818

German is an important language in Aviation if...

German is an important language in Aviation if you hold an EU passport! It opens up Switzerland, Germany and Austria to you!

Most employers in these countries want to see at least a B2 certificate...
30th Sep 2015, 20:07
Replies: 130
Views: 90,279
Posted By flyboy1818

1) Why should Wizz (or any airline) not exploit a...

1) Why should Wizz (or any airline) not exploit a workforce that shows no interest in fighting back?

Thats a rational statement. All Wizz air bases are in former Soviet Union countries and their...
25th Sep 2015, 10:26
Replies: 130
Views: 90,279
Posted By flyboy1818

What makes me laugh is that John Smith thinks...

What makes me laugh is that John Smith thinks that he's the only person in this whole world that has a choice! A lot of us Pilots are very intelligent people with degrees and previous careers to fall...
16th Sep 2015, 15:16
Replies: 172
Views: 130,545
Posted By flyboy1818

Indeed, it sounds like one to avoid!

Indeed, it sounds like one to avoid!
15th Sep 2015, 10:49
Replies: 172
Views: 130,545
Posted By flyboy1818

CTC either stands for Captains Taking Cash or...

CTC either stands for Captains Taking Cash or [email protected]@ts Training [email protected]@ts depending on who you speak to!:D
12th Sep 2015, 14:10
Replies: 172
Views: 130,545
Posted By flyboy1818

Well I have an assessment for another operator...

Well I have an assessment for another operator (in Europe) in a few weeks time and guest what.....

They will be footing the hotel bill! I was very impressed by that!
12th Sep 2015, 00:35
Replies: 172
Views: 130,545
Posted By flyboy1818

I think your be surprised. With so much...

I think your be surprised. With so much recruitment going on at the moment, anyone with the required experience for City Flyer would be insane to pay the selection fee!
10th Sep 2015, 14:50
Replies: 172
Views: 130,545
Posted By flyboy1818

I've declined based upon the demand for 245....

I've declined based upon the demand for 245. Lots of recruitment happening at the moment and this one is looking like a bad deal from the word go!

You should not be charged for a job interview,...
2nd Sep 2015, 11:41
Replies: 172
Views: 130,545
Posted By flyboy1818

The 400 character limit is extremely low and it...

The 400 character limit is extremely low and it seems like they made a mistake. 400 words would be more appropriate. I managed to write a decent answer, but it could have been better with a higher...
21st Aug 2015, 17:21
Replies: 987
Views: 920,917
Posted By flyboy1818

How can you as a Pilot for Thomson Airways evoke...

How can you as a Pilot for Thomson Airways evoke the holiday spirit with our passengers

Annouce a free bar shortly after take off and then at the top of climb proceed into the cabin and to start...
10th Aug 2015, 18:24
Replies: 1
Views: 1,849
Posted By flyboy1818

I'm not sure about salary etc, but I had business...

I'm not sure about salary etc, but I had business dealings with them before I became a Pilot. They came across as a very professional outfit. I also went out for lunch with a few of the Pilots and...
10th Aug 2015, 18:19
Replies: 130
Views: 90,279
Posted By flyboy1818

Go ahead and become a Pilot then, just don't do...

Go ahead and become a Pilot then, just don't do it via this scheme! Theres better ways to get there and do you really want your parents to remortgage? That's placing a huge strain on them.
31st Jul 2015, 10:33
Replies: 130
Views: 90,279
Posted By flyboy1818

Wow this is a crazy scheme and I feel a desperate...

Wow this is a crazy scheme and I feel a desperate need to add my two cents!

Some of these MPL schemes with other operators provide a pretty solid salary after training and a good plan as to how...
21st Jul 2015, 22:09
Replies: 2
Views: 3,367
Posted By flyboy1818

If its an EASA aircraft (of which there are many...

If its an EASA aircraft (of which there are many based in Moscow) then you just turn up and fly, if its a Russian Aircraft then you need to obtain a Russian licence of sorts. I don't know the exact...
Replies: 20
Views: 8,580
Posted By flyboy1818

I did my training at a variety of modular...

I did my training at a variety of modular schools, but the one which really stands out above the rest is Stapleford! Great people, great instructors and reasonable prices! They helped me get through...
13th Jun 2015, 13:34
Replies: 6,995
Views: 6,656,339
Posted By flyboy1818

I went to the assessment (tests) yesterday and...

I went to the assessment (tests) yesterday and I'm non rated, with experience on a Biz Jet. I got the overall impression that BA are only really looking for A320 rated people and it seems quite...
Replies: 7
Views: 3,027
Posted By flyboy1818

Friday: Skills test in the sim Sunday:Base...

Friday: Skills test in the sim
Sunday:Base training
Monday: Type rating issued at the CAA

This was the chain of events for me! It really can be that quick!
4th Mar 2015, 21:04
Replies: 28
Views: 8,215
Posted By flyboy1818

Extremely quiet, I feel like I've entered into...

Extremely quiet, I feel like I've entered into very early retirement.
18th Jan 2015, 21:26
Replies: 8
Views: 1,322
Posted By flyboy1818

Thanks everyone for the feedback! I think I...

Thanks everyone for the feedback!

I think I will keep the rating!:ok:
17th Jan 2015, 18:49
Replies: 8
Views: 1,322
Posted By flyboy1818

Keeping the instructors rating current?

Last year I made the move from instructing to flying a very nice bizjet :ok:

I'm very happy in business aviation and have no intentions of moving onto the airlines, my current aspiration is to...
31st Oct 2014, 16:12
Replies: 309
Views: 156,598
Posted By flyboy1818

This is the result and reality of all these CTC...

This is the result and reality of all these CTC schemes:

Documentary: Becoming a Pilot - The Inside Story - YouTube
26th Jun 2014, 20:24
Replies: 4
Views: 1,866
Posted By flyboy1818

Jeppesen is an old and expensive product, I would...

Jeppesen is an old and expensive product, I would recommend looking into a more integrated solution that includes weight and balance, performance, safety analysis etc. Arinc Direct offers a very good...
16th Feb 2014, 19:00
Replies: 17
Views: 6,681
Posted By flyboy1818

Thanks everyone for the useful suggestions! I've...

Thanks everyone for the useful suggestions! I've managed to secure the funding, it was a case of shopping around in the end!

Unfortunately SSTR is now the norm. I would only do this with a job...
14th Feb 2014, 16:57
Replies: 17
Views: 6,681
Posted By flyboy1818

Funding a type rating with a Job offer

I have just received my first job offer!

Very pleased after years of searching, but unfortunately it comes with a catch. I have to fund the type rating (27k). I currently have just 5k of debt...
4th Dec 2013, 21:38
Replies: 6
Views: 2,905
Posted By flyboy1818

South East

South East
1st Dec 2013, 17:38
Replies: 6
Views: 2,905
Posted By flyboy1818

Looking for part time vacancies over the winter

Work at my current flight school has dried up over winter for part timers!

Still restricted, but nearly at 100 hours instructional. I'm looking to get some regular students, it's been mostly...
Replies: 9
Views: 1,427
Posted By flyboy1818

JAA MEIR Renewal New York area

Does anyone know of a flight school where I can renew a JAA (EASA ) ME IR within reasonable driving distance of New York?

I have to do the renewal in an Aircraft this year, I trained for the...
Replies: 21
Views: 4,149
Posted By flyboy1818

I took the grass roots approach, I worked in...

I took the grass roots approach, I worked in flight operations on a four on four off basis and I now instruct part time whilst working as a manager within the Aviation industry. My debt is less than...
20th Aug 2012, 20:32
Replies: 16
Views: 6,035
Posted By flyboy1818

Have a look at the GAPAN flight instructor...

Have a look at the GAPAN flight instructor scholarship, I got one last year and its saved my career hands down. I now instruct part time when I can on my days off and I'm clocking up the hours,...
24th Jul 2012, 15:44
Replies: 8
Views: 1,844
Posted By flyboy1818

Based at an Airfield just outside of the Zone, so...

Based at an Airfield just outside of the Zone, so we get away with just setting a different transponder code. I have spotted a few instructors from other airfields in the Zone now working from our...
18th Jun 2012, 15:35
Replies: 27
Views: 13,921
Posted By flyboy1818

Regardless of the hours that you have the main...

Regardless of the hours that you have the main problem is that you need to obtain the right to work in the EU. This at current would be difficult considering the higher number of unemployed pilots...
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