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19th Mar 2009, 23:53
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Posted By bjkeates

There'll more than likely be other applicants...

There'll more than likely be other applicants there you can grab a lift with as well.

Don't try walking it - you won't give the best of impressions turning up with your shoes and bottom of your...
4th Mar 2009, 17:34
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Views: 1,667,472
Posted By bjkeates

I believe the ones who have not found alternative...

I believe the ones who have not found alternative employment (not all were 'placed' as such) are going back to easyJet this summer.
Forum: Tech Log
1st Mar 2009, 16:20
Replies: 89
Views: 7,741
Posted By bjkeates

They are good and well-articulated points of the...

They are good and well-articulated points of the discussion, but 'correct' is a matter of opinion in this case. What you mean is "I agree", surely?

Maybe we could say the same about trying to...
Forum: Tech Log
1st Mar 2009, 10:38
Replies: 89
Views: 7,741
Posted By bjkeates

Flaperon, yes that answers the question. Thanks...

Flaperon, yes that answers the question. Thanks very much.
Forum: Tech Log
28th Feb 2009, 22:23
Replies: 89
Views: 7,741
Posted By bjkeates

Thanks for your replies, guys. Best regards.

Thanks for your replies, guys. Best regards.
Forum: Tech Log
28th Feb 2009, 21:53
Replies: 89
Views: 7,741
Posted By bjkeates

On this subject, there's a further point I'd make...

On this subject, there's a further point I'd make - this is a genuine question, I don't know the answer...

Talking about thrust not coming back from climb power in the level off, for example; in...
Forum: Tech Log
28th Feb 2009, 21:34
Replies: 89
Views: 7,741
Posted By bjkeates

The PF should know what's going on anyway - as I...

The PF should know what's going on anyway - as I said previously, you can see what the thrust is doing from the big gauges on the ECAM/EICAS/whatever, without the need to have a big lever moving...
Forum: Tech Log
28th Feb 2009, 17:28
Replies: 89
Views: 7,741
Posted By bjkeates

Thanks for your good wishes. I don't think,...

Thanks for your good wishes. I don't think, however, that my company's FDM team will take "some bloke on PPrune told me to do it" as an excuse for repeatedly busting stable approach parameters, nor...
Forum: Tech Log
28th Feb 2009, 16:31
Replies: 89
Views: 7,741
Posted By bjkeates

I'm 24 and fly the Airbus for a living - does...

I'm 24 and fly the Airbus for a living - does that make me one of the 'kids' to whom you refer? I find that post a little condescending to be honest. Why did I bother spending 2 1/2 years training -...
Forum: Tech Log
27th Feb 2009, 22:46
Replies: 89
Views: 7,741
Posted By bjkeates

Fair enough, DC-ATE... ...but you still...

Fair enough, DC-ATE...

...but you still haven't answered my question. What is it exactly about the non-moving thrust lever autothrust systems you don't like? Why is it? And what are these "more...
Forum: Tech Log
27th Feb 2009, 21:28
Replies: 89
Views: 7,741
Posted By bjkeates

Why, out of interest? The gauges tell you what...

Why, out of interest? The gauges tell you what the engines are doing... you don't need a great big lever constantly moving backwards and forwards to confirm that.

I personally find it to be a...
25th Feb 2009, 17:15
Replies: 2,906
Views: 1,260,637
Posted By bjkeates

It could have been an annual line check. Both PF...

It could have been an annual line check. Both PF and PNF might well have been well-experienced on type. It doesn't necessarily mean either was new to the aircraft. Presumably this would also be...
Replies: 19
Views: 1,969
Posted By bjkeates

That's nonsense. The number on each course has...

That's nonsense. The number on each course has stayed virtually the same for the last two years at least.
7th Feb 2009, 16:47
Replies: 4,878
Views: 1,667,472
Posted By bjkeates

As I've said before on this thread, you're not....

As I've said before on this thread, you're not. Most airlines don't even bother to reply, and the few that do give you a short polite "no". In the current climate, unless you're one of the tiny...
3rd Feb 2009, 20:00
Replies: 55
Views: 9,785
Posted By bjkeates

I stand by the point I attempted to make in my...

I stand by the point I attempted to make in my previous post.

Like I said earlier - entertaining!

Just to add... Clara, could you please point out exactly what is inaccurate or 'stupid' about...
3rd Feb 2009, 16:37
Replies: 55
Views: 9,785
Posted By bjkeates

Troll, yes, but entertaining all the same! ...

Troll, yes, but entertaining all the same!

For what it's worth Clara, for all your talk about "average salaries"; if I wanted to earn an 'average' salary, I would get an average job. I personally...
26th Jan 2009, 14:00
Replies: 4,878
Views: 1,667,472
Posted By bjkeates

Not wanting to get off track because "degree or...

Not wanting to get off track because "degree or no degree" has been debated ad nauseum elsewhere on these forums, but in my case going to university definitely helped. These comments only really...
Replies: 3,300
Views: 383,295
Posted By bjkeates

In which case it will be interesting to see what...

In which case it will be interesting to see what happens to the big FTOs offering expensive integrated courses. There just won't be enough jobs for the number of 'graduates' (hate that word) they...
20th Jan 2009, 17:53
Replies: 139
Views: 38,684
Posted By bjkeates

I personally thought the 'advert' was quite...

I personally thought the 'advert' was quite funny, but the bigger joke is the fact that this thread has run to 4 pages of debate on the subject.

Maybe they should start to include a "sense of...
14th Jan 2009, 13:34
Replies: 4,878
Views: 1,667,472
Posted By bjkeates

Yep, I'm one of the lucky few to have done. I...

Yep, I'm one of the lucky few to have done. I know a few others have as well, but to the best of my knowledge there will be a fair few going back in summer on FlexiCrew (although will stand corrected...
14th Jan 2009, 13:25
Replies: 4,878
Views: 1,667,472
Posted By bjkeates

easyJet's - and BALPA's - communications to staff...

easyJet's - and BALPA's - communications to staff (including an e-mail to me personally from one of the BALPA company council reps) indicate that any intake for 2009 will be through the FlexiCrew...
14th Jan 2009, 10:08
Replies: 4,878
Views: 1,667,472
Posted By bjkeates

I suppose it depends on one's interpretation of...

I suppose it depends on one's interpretation of the word.

When it was first mentioned, it sounded like cadets were being accused of turning up, paying a lot of money and being given a licence for...
14th Jan 2009, 00:06
Replies: 4,878
Views: 1,667,472
Posted By bjkeates

Eh? Was the Bristol question bank not good enough...

Eh? Was the Bristol question bank not good enough for you mate? :E

You're supposed to have been spoonfed, remember!!
12th Jan 2009, 23:58
Replies: 4,878
Views: 1,667,472
Posted By bjkeates

While I agree that a free-for-all of massive...

While I agree that a free-for-all of massive unsecured lending to get into such a volatile industry is a bad thing particularly in the current climate, I find that last comment quite insulting to...
4th Jan 2009, 22:29
Replies: 36
Views: 2,847
Posted By bjkeates

I would suggest that a grasp of certain A-level...

I would suggest that a grasp of certain A-level concepts in Maths and Physics in particular will give you a good foundation for studying certain aspects of the ATPL Theory. It's not strictly...
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