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Thanks!...

Thanks!...
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Posted By Officer Kite

The Terminator I didn't say my license was...

The Terminator

I didn't say my license was going to expire, I said my SEP A rating was, I also said 'renew' not 'revalidate' because I am in such a position that there is no time left to...
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Posted By Officer Kite

SEP A Examiner Renewal

I hold an IAA Frozen ATPL license with an SEP A rating that is about to expire. Can I get this renewed with any EASA SEP examiner or must they hold an IAA license?
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Posted By Officer Kite

It could help to establish some facts. This...

It could help to establish some facts. This smartlynx/BAA offer is not pay2fly. That is where you pay for your line training and then a block of hours, 500 or whatever with no pay and then you are...
26th Dec 2019, 08:00
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Posted By Officer Kite

what hours did you have when you started your...

what hours did you have when you started your turboprop job?
2nd Nov 2019, 15:15
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Posted By Officer Kite

Are people potentially getting confused between...

Are people potentially getting confused between the cadet and dep recruitment campaigns? So far there doesn't seem to have been any movement with the dep campaign and applications have been extended...
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Posted By Officer Kite

Who is your type rating provider? Surely it...

Who is your type rating provider? Surely it should be included as part of the course with whoever you did the type rating with?
17th Oct 2019, 08:19
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Posted By Officer Kite

Depends, for non rated FOs it's around 5 months...

Depends, for non rated FOs it's around 5 months to start. For captains it's a lot less.
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Posted By Officer Kite

Because Vueling pay their guys a basic of 1k a...

Because Vueling pay their guys a basic of 1k a month and with a 130k training debt + living costs that doesn't make any sense for even the most desperate
28th Sep 2019, 19:19
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Posted By Officer Kite

There's a recession in aviation but no one seems...

There's a recession in aviation but no one seems to want to say the word
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Posted By Officer Kite

CaptFindusTK99 What an incoherent mess of a...

CaptFindusTK99

What an incoherent mess of a post
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Posted By Officer Kite

When I started my full atpl course I had 2 trial...

When I started my full atpl course I had 2 trial lessons and there was no way to add them. Though like me I'm sure as soon as you start your ppl you'll realise that 1 hour will count for squat anyway...
23rd Sep 2019, 10:28
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Posted By Officer Kite

Anyone on here from a few months back who got the...

Anyone on here from a few months back who got the job via IAGO? I never completed my application due to getting something else instead at the time but it was certainly a very attractive option
23rd Sep 2019, 10:18
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Posted By Officer Kite

Certainly, I asked: They...

Certainly,

I asked:



They responded:
23rd Sep 2019, 08:31
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Posted By Officer Kite

I was interested in the 'confirmed fact' that...

I was interested in the 'confirmed fact' that thomas cook uk was going to survive, as stated by that poster just before midnight last night.
23rd Sep 2019, 08:17
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Posted By Officer Kite

Care to expand on that?

Care to expand on that?
22nd Sep 2019, 21:56
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Posted By Officer Kite

Perhaps a stupid question, but are thomas cook...

Perhaps a stupid question, but are thomas cook germany/condor to go bankrupt if thomas cook uk do or are they operated as 2 companies entirely separate from one another?
18th Sep 2019, 23:16
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Views: 115,183
Posted By Officer Kite

My information is the ICAO MPL syllabus itself...

My information is the ICAO MPL syllabus itself and it does not mandate MEP aircraft usage during the little actual flight hours there are in the MPL course. That isnít to say some schools do not use...
18th Sep 2019, 10:24
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Views: 115,183
Posted By Officer Kite

They're dropped from the MPL, they go SEP to 320...

They're dropped from the MPL, they go SEP to 320 or 737 sim. I did the regular ATPL route, flew an MEP and did real life single engine go arounds. Although spins are no longer a requirement, some...
17th Sep 2019, 23:26
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Posted By Officer Kite

TinFoilhat2 The issue is a sizeable portion of...

TinFoilhat2 The issue is a sizeable portion of those who join regional carriers have no intention of staying at all, they want to fly heavy metal as soon as they can and it has nothing to do with...
17th Sep 2019, 17:18
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Posted By Officer Kite

This isn't unique to piloting. When any company...

This isn't unique to piloting. When any company invests a significant amount in you most would expect some return on investment. They have spent the money and are within their right to do so. It's...
16th Sep 2019, 17:33
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Views: 115,183
Posted By Officer Kite

Stalls yes, spins no. Uprt consisted of closing...

Stalls yes, spins no. Uprt consisted of closing our eyes whilst the instructor put the aircraft into an abnormal attitude, we opened our eyes and had to recover (you'd find the aircraft pitched up...
Forum: Tech Log
12th Sep 2019, 23:49
Replies: 36
Views: 9,460
Posted By Officer Kite

Adjustments during the descent as necessary,...

Adjustments during the descent as necessary, multiplying present gs x 5 always gives ~3deg descent profile, it’s never failed me so far. It was actually taught to me by a former MD80 pilot who swore...
12th Sep 2019, 12:53
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Views: 29,165
Posted By Officer Kite

RVF750 I'm doing a bonded type rating on a...

RVF750

I'm doing a bonded type rating on a regional turboprop and I've seen the invoice of what my airline are paying the TR provider (my bond is a lot less though), it's over double your...
Forum: Tech Log
12th Sep 2019, 12:44
Replies: 36
Views: 9,460
Posted By Officer Kite

I think we've more or less said the same thing...

I think we've more or less said the same thing bar ROD calculation being GS x 5 (as a rule of thumb)

How do you calculate the ROD as a matter of interest?
Forum: Tech Log
11th Sep 2019, 23:09
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Views: 9,460
Posted By Officer Kite

Altitude to descend x 3 gives distance to descend...

Altitude to descend x 3 gives distance to descend on a -3 deg path

Ground speed x 5 gives ROD necessary to stay on the -3 deg path

Say you need to descend 30,000ft and your GS is 400kts. So...
9th Sep 2019, 22:52
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Posted By Officer Kite

weren't most of the 19 cityflier jets? There were...

weren't most of the 19 cityflier jets? There were only about 6 heathrow ba jets around 11am, osaka, haneda, lima, charleston , dubai and islamabad if i recall correctly. I didn't check the gatwick...
Forum: Middle East
6th Sep 2019, 23:23
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Posted By Officer Kite

Glad you found it so.

Glad you found it so.
Forum: Middle East
6th Sep 2019, 09:12
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Posted By Officer Kite

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tenerife_airport_dis...

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tenerife_airport_disaster
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Posted By Officer Kite

In my opinion you've got to be brave to start...

In my opinion you've got to be brave to start training at all today, the market isn't in a good place with airlines going bankrupt left right and centre and the global economy is very fragile right...
Forum: Middle East
3rd Sep 2019, 21:36
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Posted By Officer Kite

I'm pretty sure EK have 200hr cadets regularly...

I'm pretty sure EK have 200hr cadets regularly joining onto the 777 fleet so not sure why guys from turboprops with thousands of hrs are deemed a risk. Why such anti turboprop sentiment? Back in the...
2nd Sep 2019, 14:44
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Views: 124,033
Posted By Officer Kite

Strictly speaking that's true and I was always...

Strictly speaking that's true and I was always taught the same and wondered too. It seems they took reassurance from SFO tower telling them the traffic was not on a collision course. One does wonder...
2nd Sep 2019, 14:16
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Views: 124,033
Posted By Officer Kite

Cathay messy in SFO

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=78V66AbPGj4

Well this is worrying, you can almost feel the uncertainty/confusion in the Cathay cockpit, another reminder of how important situational awareness is...
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Posted By Officer Kite

This entirely depends on the airline. Some...

This entirely depends on the airline. Some airlines want the full ATPL report with number of attempts listed and some are happy with the license alone and won't ask much beyond just a few queries...
20th Aug 2019, 20:48
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Views: 13,690
Posted By Officer Kite

BA ask for level 6 English (rightly so) and Aer...

BA ask for level 6 English (rightly so) and Aer Lingus could do the same. You won't filter out all non EU nationals but it will certainly prevent a significant number from being able to apply without...
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