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Forum: ATC Issues
6th Jul 2022, 11:38
Replies: 2
Views: 300
Posted By Smooth Airperator

French ATC becoming unintelligable

This is not a rant against the French, but I am getting seriously cheesed off with French ATC. Is it me or have French gone from being difficult to virtually impossible to understand? The accents are...
Forum: Tech Log
6th Jul 2022, 08:29
Replies: 17
Views: 1,199
Posted By Smooth Airperator

Had this situation into Reus recently where I was...

Had this situation into Reus recently where I was ask to "Descend with the procedure, cleared for the approach" and in the same sentence asked to descend to 1000ft below the published platform...
12th Jan 2022, 07:55
Replies: 66
Views: 23,898
Posted By Smooth Airperator

Is it me or is that the poster face of a psycho?

Is it me or is that the poster face of a psycho?
7th Jan 2022, 09:34
Replies: 358
Views: 157,509
Posted By Smooth Airperator

I'm still going to say the fact it was a Lady...

I'm still going to say the fact it was a Lady Commander has contributed to the lack of input from other pilots. I'm not judging skills, I'm just calling out things from a CRM perspective. The need to...
10th Nov 2021, 16:02
Replies: 37
Views: 20,997
Posted By Smooth Airperator

There are choices galore for pilots next year....

There are choices galore for pilots next year. NOT doing this will be the MORE expensive option.
22nd Oct 2021, 11:25
Replies: 32
Views: 19,089
Posted By Smooth Airperator

I hear of a mass exodus about to unfold even...

I hear of a mass exodus about to unfold even before the STN operation gets started. Expect to see recruitment open again.
Forum: Tech Log
13th Sep 2021, 14:18
Replies: 8
Views: 3,181
Posted By Smooth Airperator

Great reply by Qwark. I long thought about this....

Great reply by Qwark. I long thought about this. The book has always said to announce "FMA changes" but heading, speed and even (dare I say it) Altitude is not part of the FMA.

I believe it was...
22nd Aug 2021, 14:07
Replies: 13
Views: 3,985
Posted By Smooth Airperator

One word in all of this...accountability. They...

One word in all of this...accountability. They provide a thoroughly shoddy service and have always done so, and this has always been apparent. Well before Brexit. The turn around times for...
11th Aug 2021, 13:48
Replies: 21
Views: 3,522
Posted By Smooth Airperator

They do if they know what's good for them :E

They do if they know what's good for them :E
8th Aug 2021, 11:38
Replies: 55
Views: 25,551
Posted By Smooth Airperator

Langeveldt, the Brexit agreement didn't stipulate...

Langeveldt, the Brexit agreement didn't stipulate that existing airlines with a European AOC and base of operation in the UK have to convert to a UK AOC. In fact, they're even allowed to expand which...
6th Aug 2021, 16:40
Replies: 132
Views: 59,551
Posted By Smooth Airperator

EASA has no choice in the matter. They would've...

EASA has no choice in the matter. They would've been sued. It's like your foreign institution SUDDENLY deciding your diploma is worthless because you did it in a country that no longer has diplomatic...
19th Apr 2021, 12:32
Replies: 213
Views: 41,462
Posted By Smooth Airperator

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/...

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/566x686/capture_174962e74f086c1e83a98d388fa5029a8d975652.jpg
Just to highlight it still happens...

German jobs for German people by stealth. The...
12th Apr 2021, 12:56
Replies: 24
Views: 16,820
Posted By Smooth Airperator

How did she get caught out?

How did she get caught out?
8th Apr 2021, 08:21
Replies: 123
Views: 60,264
Posted By Smooth Airperator

To all those not familiar with Asian airlines......

To all those not familiar with Asian airlines... The vast majority have expat Ts and Cs that swing from one extreme to another to reflect market conditions. And this often happens within a 24 hour...
7th Apr 2021, 16:42
Replies: 24
Views: 16,257
Posted By Smooth Airperator

Data might be used to assess the size of the risk...

Data might be used to assess the size of the risk but I'd like to see the formula that pens "Cost saving due to one less mechanic" vs. "Lost revenue due to AOG/insurance premium rise". Bean...
6th Apr 2021, 11:13
Replies: 2,033
Views: 1,511,859
Posted By Smooth Airperator

If anyone wants to upload the file (anonymously),...

If anyone wants to upload the file (anonymously), here is a link: https://filebin.net/yabmev11uyw2o6vq

Urgently need some entertainment :)
2nd Apr 2021, 08:51
Replies: 213
Views: 41,462
Posted By Smooth Airperator

How is that so? You could have been with an...

How is that so? You could have been with an employer that expressly prohibited it, one such employer did, and they went bankrupt dumping 600 pilots on to the market.
Replies: 8
Views: 10,272
Posted By Smooth Airperator

lederhosen, Boeing elects to withhold a lot of...

lederhosen, Boeing elects to withhold a lot of information from their manuals. In the case of Airbus, the manuals can be a case of information overload.
26th Mar 2021, 08:29
Replies: 1,269
Views: 999,847
Posted By Smooth Airperator

Errrr, the US aren't exactly ones to talk about...

Errrr, the US aren't exactly ones to talk about labor rights are they? Situation is complex right now. If Norse wants any favors from the Norwegian govt they might think twice about choosing Ireland...
25th Mar 2021, 10:57
Replies: 1,269
Views: 999,847
Posted By Smooth Airperator

That is true FlyingStone

That is true FlyingStone
25th Mar 2021, 08:31
Replies: 1,269
Views: 999,847
Posted By Smooth Airperator

It's going to happen and it will be (at least...

It's going to happen and it will be (at least initially) a success. It's going to be the same operation except in name but minus the debt. NLH v1 wasn't as low cost as it was made out to be. For the...
10th Dec 2020, 19:52
Replies: 173
Views: 48,790
Posted By Smooth Airperator

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-45112872 I...

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-45112872

I guess this is it. Time for the UK CAA to start preparing.
28th Sep 2020, 09:57
Replies: 2,099
Views: 1,783,292
Posted By Smooth Airperator

That's all fine and dandy but in other industries...

That's all fine and dandy but in other industries you stand a decent chance of getting the same job paying somewhere near the same salary. If you lose your job with an airline that operates a...
25th Sep 2020, 08:36
Replies: 113
Views: 40,555
Posted By Smooth Airperator

Nope, me thinks you need to read what I wrote...

Nope, me thinks you need to read what I wrote again.
24th Sep 2020, 09:18
Replies: 113
Views: 40,555
Posted By Smooth Airperator

Free bit of advice and you probably won't hear it...

Free bit of advice and you probably won't hear it from anywhere else. In a global pandemic situation, upfront honesty is not always going to be the best policy. This is a fight for survival in many...
23rd Sep 2020, 11:41
Replies: 113
Views: 40,555
Posted By Smooth Airperator

Nail. Head. On.

Nail. Head. On.
23rd Sep 2020, 10:02
Replies: 113
Views: 40,555
Posted By Smooth Airperator

Personally, I think you guys in those kinds of...

Personally, I think you guys in those kinds of jobs are mugs. I've flown an average of 500 hours a year for the past 5 years. I slept better then than now!
16th Sep 2020, 04:01
Replies: 22
Views: 4,949
Posted By Smooth Airperator

Do it in such a way that you're going slow enough...

Do it in such a way that you're going slow enough not to jeapordise your current career. If you're the sort that doesn't give a damn about another career, then more fool you.
10th Sep 2020, 07:56
Replies: 2,907
Views: 591,729
Posted By Smooth Airperator

Not a brain cell to be seen amongst Boris's posh...

Not a brain cell to be seen amongst Boris's posh blue maidens. At least the lefty whingers would've been kept on their toes by the media. Posh and blue receives zero scrutiny. And this is the result.
9th Sep 2020, 16:36
Replies: 39
Views: 21,149
Posted By Smooth Airperator

This airline is an old boys club. A chip of the...

This airline is an old boys club. A chip of the ol' Bloc. There's many in the region just like it. Mutual back scratching keeps the operation going. Albeit it, at a minimum standard.
Forum: Tech Log
8th Sep 2020, 16:24
Replies: 16
Views: 2,404
Posted By Smooth Airperator

Make it a double decker (no cargo underneath,...

Make it a double decker (no cargo underneath, therefore no increase in fuselage height), maintain 3 abreast, no passengers in the middle. Put cargo in the middle of the wing instead. Sorted.
4th Sep 2020, 14:13
Replies: 8
Views: 6,473
Posted By Smooth Airperator

Reported by abplive.com This is a bit of...

Reported by abplive.com

This is a bit of anti-China sentiment given recent military escalations at the India/China border, nothing more. Fake news. Indians can't get enough of it.
1st Sep 2020, 08:34
Replies: 11
Views: 3,038
Posted By Smooth Airperator

I read somewhere the claim that the windows will...

I read somewhere the claim that the windows will not affect laminar flow due to design and layout.

I'd be interested to know what the takeoff and landing speeds are going to be.
1st Sep 2020, 08:19
Replies: 2,907
Views: 591,729
Posted By Smooth Airperator

The problem is we want compliance but are always...

The problem is we want compliance but are always afraid to enforce it for fear of losing our liberal self-worth. You can't tackle such a serious problem through half-arsed measures.
25th Aug 2020, 10:18
Replies: 2,099
Views: 1,783,292
Posted By Smooth Airperator

Is civil war brewing for BA pilots and union...

Is civil war brewing for BA pilots and union BALPA?https://www.headforpoints.com/2020/08/24/balpa-infighting/#commentsContent
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