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28th Mar 2008, 13:38
Replies: 247
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Posted By Jack's a dull boy

Not quite correct in this example TolTol. ...

Not quite correct in this example TolTol.

The a/c will indeed reduce wheel auto braking upon selection of reverse, if and only if it knows there is plenty of runway ahead of you, (based on IRS...
27th Mar 2008, 08:54
Replies: 6
Views: 1,843
Posted By Jack's a dull boy

Yes; I was told by a company getting GVs that the...

Yes; I was told by a company getting GVs that the salary would be approx 100k pa, as that was the going rate.
27th Mar 2008, 08:36
Replies: 197
Views: 17,781
Posted By Jack's a dull boy

Nonsense - how about you actually read scope HS? ...

Nonsense - how about you actually read scope HS?

As you cant be bothered it says that mainline may 'bid aspirationally' onto ACMI freighter commands (and freight goes to mainline when >6 a/c) -...
26th Mar 2008, 19:57
Replies: 197
Views: 17,781
Posted By Jack's a dull boy

The question at hand is; "Do BA pilots really...

The question at hand is; "Do BA pilots really deserve our support re Openskys (sic)?"

As an FO effectively forced out of GSS by the retrospective imposition of secondments, and based on several...
24th Mar 2008, 04:28
Replies: 197
Views: 17,781
Posted By Jack's a dull boy

The IFALPA ban is patronising, divisive and...

The IFALPA ban is patronising, divisive and threatening. I am quite sure it works against BALPAs objectives as whatever their standpoint, pilots will react against being threatened.
15th Jan 2008, 14:26
Replies: 726
Views: 114,789
Posted By Jack's a dull boy

I am being literal when I say I am confused by...

I am being literal when I say I am confused by the proposal. Someone way back in the thread (maybe you, HF) said that to join mainline and bid across would possibly be a quicker route to a PL command...
15th Jan 2008, 10:23
Replies: 726
Views: 114,789
Posted By Jack's a dull boy

I'm confused by that. I understand that BA pilots...

I'm confused by that. I understand that BA pilots (FOs presumably) want to be able to bid to take commands at PL(seniority list or no). Call it what you like, but I call that a secondment, and is no...
15th Jan 2008, 07:49
Replies: 726
Views: 114,789
Posted By Jack's a dull boy

Simple really; For FOs - secondments...five years...

Simple really; For FOs - secondments...five years of very inferior terms with little prospect of a command - moreover, commands implanted from BA, not from within on merit, causing disenchantment and...
Forum: Freight Dogs
13th Nov 2007, 17:03
Replies: 38
Views: 9,579
Posted By Jack's a dull boy

Whatever GSS failings, there is no denying that....

Whatever GSS failings, there is no denying that. The egotistical pricks you sometimes find in passenger airlines wouldn't hack GSS type operations very long, with the result that there is a very good...
Forum: Freight Dogs
2nd Nov 2007, 13:57
Replies: 38
Views: 9,579
Posted By Jack's a dull boy

Like you S44, I'm no longer in the GSS loop...

Like you S44, I'm no longer in the GSS loop (thank god), but I hear that 25k bond is now done via a bank loan in the employees name, because so many left without paying it. Does such a big bond...
30th Jan 2007, 07:29
Replies: 35
Views: 10,274
Posted By Jack's a dull boy

I will eat my hat if that tie up happens. ...

I will eat my hat if that tie up happens.

They ain't getting the ex ANA 744s, thats for sure - They've already been bought.
8th Jan 2006, 08:24
Replies: 14
Views: 2,556
Posted By Jack's a dull boy

Re: Jade Interview/any tips

You don't have to move all the way to the far East to fly the 744F for subsistence wages.
20th Oct 2005, 09:29
Replies: 21
Views: 4,346
Posted By Jack's a dull boy

No - none whatsoever.

No - none whatsoever.
Forum: Freight Dogs
11th Oct 2005, 17:45
Replies: 10
Views: 2,109
Posted By Jack's a dull boy

because it isn't a BA operation ...next...

because it isn't a BA operation

...next question
9th Aug 2005, 08:52
Replies: 11
Views: 3,967
Posted By Jack's a dull boy

I really wish we could give you a lift, flite...

I really wish we could give you a lift, flite idol. Our hands are tied by CAA rules, which really could do with being amended so as to allow pilots (and preferably wifes of) to jumpseat.
28th Jun 2005, 19:00
Replies: 81
Views: 22,592
Posted By Jack's a dull boy

correct .

correct .
28th Jun 2005, 17:00
Replies: 81
Views: 22,592
Posted By Jack's a dull boy

GSS 744 Block 60 17 nights away 11 days...

GSS
744
Block 60
17 nights away
11 days off, (never less than 20 days work per month, including Feb)
0 standbys
Hours away from base 420
Tired? - lost a large proportion of those few days off...
15th Jun 2005, 20:29
Replies: 20
Views: 4,948
Posted By Jack's a dull boy

So you say, carnage, but thats a matter of...

So you say, carnage, but thats a matter of conjecture - I think otherwise.
15th Jun 2005, 11:11
Replies: 20
Views: 4,948
Posted By Jack's a dull boy

Fine - I think you got it in one - selfishness. ...

Fine - I think you got it in one - selfishness.

BACC/BA implanted secondees at GSS because they felt they could. The secondments don't directly affect me significantly, but I have sympathy for...
Forum: Tech Log
15th Jun 2005, 10:26
Replies: 32
Views: 7,734
Posted By Jack's a dull boy

No - Yo - Toe (to keep the French...

No -

Yo - Toe

(to keep the French happy).
Forum: Cabin Crew
14th Apr 2005, 09:23
Replies: 14
Views: 1,809
Posted By Jack's a dull boy

There are a few secondees to GSS and Cityexpress...

There are a few secondees to GSS and Cityexpress (not for long though).

What do you mean, snooky?
23rd Feb 2005, 07:02
Replies: 704
Views: 170,171
Posted By Jack's a dull boy

I would bet that if they had gotten to the stage...

I would bet that if they had gotten to the stage of tanks 1, 3 and 4 dry, then the tank 2 normal pump would have started feeding - It happens from time to time that one of the pumps gives slightly...
22nd Feb 2005, 08:31
Replies: 12
Views: 3,160
Posted By Jack's a dull boy

Flip side of the coin is that the requirements...

Flip side of the coin is that the requirements for a number of airlines is considerably in excess of the posted minimums. Virgin and Cathay spring to mind.
Forum: Questions
5th Jan 2005, 19:21
Replies: 3
Views: 1,140
Posted By Jack's a dull boy

Things take just a second or two longer to happen...

Things take just a second or two longer to happen than smaller jets - For example, it takes some folk quite some time to get out of over-controlling with the ailerons, as there is a bit of a lag -...
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