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23rd Nov 2021, 18:47
Replies: 145
Views: 51,874
Posted By olster

Are they going to use the B737 max?

Are they going to use the B737 max?
23rd Nov 2021, 18:44
Replies: 6
Views: 1,074
Posted By olster

Top man! Nice to hear about WW2 veterans.

Top man! Nice to hear about WW2 veterans.
19th Nov 2021, 11:35
Replies: 59
Views: 35,519
Posted By olster

As an ex CX from way back all I can say is what a...

As an ex CX from way back all I can say is what a shame such a great airline has come to this. The blame probably lies in many areas. My generation did not help, they enjoyed the best airline pilot...
Replies: 10
Views: 2,738
Posted By olster

Tricky one! L3 toxic and a rip off, CAE certainly...

Tricky one! L3 toxic and a rip off, CAE certainly @ Oxford a shadow of its former self. Shame, Oxford has historically been celebrated as the premier ab initio school harking back to the 60s. Nearly...
18th Nov 2021, 13:50
Replies: 31
Views: 5,506
Posted By olster

Not bitter, Hallam. Angry that a young man with...

Not bitter, Hallam. Angry that a young man with an incredible future was lost to criminal incompetence and lack of requisite and legal qualifications. If Shapps has FAA licences and even has some...
18th Nov 2021, 13:23
Replies: 31
Views: 5,506
Posted By olster

If a journalist had some aviation insight it...

If a journalist had some aviation insight it would be an interesting project to look into Shapps’ piloting credentials. As often happens where the apparent ‘elite’ feel that the rules are not for...
16th Nov 2021, 14:26
Replies: 31
Views: 5,506
Posted By olster

Plus for the record, he insisted that this was...

Plus for the record, he insisted that this was before becoming an mp as if having a fake name for business use was normal practice. However, a Guardian article demonstrates an overlap. He is quite...
16th Nov 2021, 14:21
Replies: 31
Views: 5,506
Posted By olster

Snapper, if you look up his bio, he was involved...

Snapper, if you look up his bio, he was involved in an apparently dodgy scheme where he portrayed himself as one ‘Michael Green’. A constituent found out and was threatened with litigation until the...
16th Nov 2021, 13:55
Replies: 31
Views: 5,506
Posted By olster

The Sunday Times is a shadow of its former self....

The Sunday Times is a shadow of its former self. I still read it for Rod Liddle and Jeremy Clarkson in order to restore my sanity after the tsunami of wokeness we endure. However the continued...
Replies: 10
Views: 2,738
Posted By olster

Correct, Alex. Not fit for purpose. Instructors...

Correct, Alex. Not fit for purpose. Instructors mainly good, management useless (and very greedy).
Replies: 10
Views: 2,738
Posted By olster

Amazed it’s still going...

Amazed it’s still going...
Forum: Middle East
11th Oct 2021, 14:42
Replies: 4,415
Views: 2,215,484
Posted By olster

Thanks what to do. I agree ref fellow pilots and...

Thanks what to do. I agree ref fellow pilots and crew, a very good bunch. Fz also wins my gold medal for toxicity. I have only contributed here to enlighten the unwary but deaf ears I guess. Cheers.
Forum: Middle East
11th Oct 2021, 13:50
Replies: 4,415
Views: 2,215,484
Posted By olster

Turbulence or whatever your name is you could not...

Turbulence or whatever your name is you could not be more wrong about me. Apart from the fact I have been married for decades and never repeat never have anything to do with social media let alone...
Forum: Middle East
11th Oct 2021, 12:06
Replies: 4,415
Views: 2,215,484
Posted By olster

Er no because this is an open pilot forum and...

Er no because this is an open pilot forum and alternate views are available. Not least to probably warn futilely that fz is a toxic airline with a less than impressive safety record managed by some...
Forum: Middle East
9th Oct 2021, 05:27
Replies: 4,415
Views: 2,215,484
Posted By olster

OKC you are absolutely correct. I had completely...

OKC you are absolutely correct. I had completely forgotten about him. Hilarious retrospectively. Cheers.
Forum: Middle East
8th Oct 2021, 16:40
Replies: 4,415
Views: 2,215,484
Posted By olster

What to do, you are spot on with your amusing and...

What to do, you are spot on with your amusing and accurate quip ref the management of fz, The only worse management incumbent was DR who was a Walter Mitty par extraordinaire and generally created...
Replies: 6
Views: 1,302
Posted By olster

Avoid L3 at all costs. Caveat emptor.

Avoid L3 at all costs. Caveat emptor.
14th Sep 2021, 10:26
Replies: 5
Views: 1,580
Posted By olster

Remember him well. Very nice guy. RIP.

Remember him well. Very nice guy. RIP.
13th Sep 2021, 16:15
Replies: 2
Views: 789
Posted By olster

The CAA across the board are utterly useless . It...

The CAA across the board are utterly useless . It does not surprise me that a professional pilot was threatened with withdrawal of licence privileges at first contact and subsequently cleared....
4th Sep 2021, 14:40
Replies: 15
Views: 3,827
Posted By olster

Back in the 70s I flew a Cessna 172 for a...

Back in the 70s I flew a Cessna 172 for a parachute club in between attempting to attend university. One of the occasional sky divers was a Swiss jeweller. A very nice chap that I became quite pally...
3rd Aug 2021, 23:02
Replies: 137
Views: 55,749
Posted By olster

Greetings Giuff! Thanks for broadly supporting my...

Greetings Giuff! Thanks for broadly supporting my view. Without giving too much away and to clarify: I am a TRE with a well known uk airline. Just to clarify: I would never be anything other than...
3rd Aug 2021, 15:11
Replies: 137
Views: 55,749
Posted By olster

I am astonished at the level of vitriol and venom...

I am astonished at the level of vitriol and venom spouted here against those who voted for Brexit (actually not me if you are interested although it was close) . They include ‘morons’, ‘tits’,...
Replies: 24
Views: 6,439
Posted By olster

You have been given the information through...

You have been given the information through pprune. Disregarding the white noise around here the overall point repeatedly made is that L3 have no influence with any airlines in the UK because there...
1st Jul 2021, 14:41
Replies: 381
Views: 197,982
Posted By olster

Well said Excrab, completely agree.

Well said Excrab, completely agree.
30th Jun 2021, 13:28
Replies: 28
Views: 11,611
Posted By olster

I appreciate that Sharkey is a controversial...

I appreciate that Sharkey is a controversial figure but I do agree with him about one thing. Ward refers to John Nott as having no idea about maritime warfare. I remember with draw dropped...
27th Jun 2021, 19:36
Replies: 52
Views: 30,743
Posted By olster

Good grief! What a joke.

Good grief! What a joke.
12th Jun 2021, 13:17
Replies: 11
Views: 2,545
Posted By olster

Sleeve W. He lost me at the usual chip on the...

Sleeve W. He lost me at the usual chip on the shoulder jibe about pilots and their big egos. Straight to insulting language. This is the aviation equivalent of wokeness if you like. Whereby pilots...
28th May 2021, 10:39
Replies: 11
Views: 2,545
Posted By olster

I don’t know if you noticed that the title of...

I don’t know if you noticed that the title of this network is Professional Pilots etc. Also in classic keyboard warrior mo the first instinct is to insult admittedly a dwindling proportion of the...
Replies: 12
Views: 3,035
Posted By olster

In the case of L3 Fred, with justification....

In the case of L3 Fred, with justification. Overpriced and toxic.
29th Apr 2021, 20:44
Replies: 19
Views: 15,404
Posted By olster

Still a resounding silence on this. Any news?

Still a resounding silence on this. Any news?
29th Apr 2021, 08:19
Replies: 20
Views: 6,330
Posted By olster

I agree that he wrote the best book. He was a...

I agree that he wrote the best book. He was a great writer with a well developed sense of humour. Unlike most of the astronauts he had a tertiary qualification in English (as well as all the test...
Replies: 5
Views: 993
Posted By olster

Not many FI opportunities in uk at the moment....

Not many FI opportunities in uk at the moment. Optimistically it may improve as we are unlocked.
Replies: 17
Views: 5,088
Posted By olster

Fly.jr: L3 do not have any direct influence over...

Fly.jr: L3 do not have any direct influence over airline placement. They may or maybe not these days say they have influence. They don’t. Airline recruiters are in general looking for a well rounded...
2nd Apr 2021, 17:18
Replies: 214
Views: 37,171
Posted By olster

For those interested the Danes, very helpful by...

For those interested the Danes, very helpful by the way issued me a validation of my U.K. B737 SFE / SFI. This validation is FCL.900c. What that means is that the holder can train EASA trainees but...
2nd Apr 2021, 08:23
Replies: 214
Views: 37,171
Posted By olster

Of course not. It would not be fair on other...

Of course not. It would not be fair on other professions in the same circumstances. Firstly, this is a pilot (hence no requirement to discuss other jobs) rumour network and secondly why does...
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