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18th Sep 2019, 23:16
Replies: 83
Views: 48,727
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
Replies: 83
Views: 48,727
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
Replies: 64
Views: 14,956
Posted By Officer Kite

The issue is a sizeable portion of those who join...

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 terms or...
17th Sep 2019, 17:18
Replies: 64
Views: 14,956
Posted By Officer Kite

There you have it....go bust because they canít...

There you have it....go bust because they canít afford the training fees. If that was never factored into their business plan then they should not be in business.

if they factored in all of these...
16th Sep 2019, 17:33
Replies: 83
Views: 48,727
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: 5,710
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
Replies: 64
Views: 14,956
Posted By Officer Kite

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

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 estimate, not...
Forum: Tech Log
12th Sep 2019, 12:44
Replies: 36
Views: 5,710
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
Replies: 36
Views: 5,710
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
Replies: 354
Views: 388,196
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
Forum: Middle East
6th Sep 2019, 09:12
Replies: 4,873
Views: 2,729,570
Posted By Officer Kite

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

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tenerife_airport_disaster
Replies: 64
Views: 10,479
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
Replies: 4,873
Views: 2,729,570
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
Replies: 100
Views: 93,840
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
Replies: 100
Views: 93,840
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...
Replies: 4
Views: 935
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
Replies: 31
Views: 5,524
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...
Replies: 263
Views: 162,399
Posted By Officer Kite

I'm pretty sure you just answered your own...

I'm pretty sure you just answered your own question
1st Aug 2019, 13:57
Replies: 354
Views: 388,196
Posted By Officer Kite

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-7310177/B...

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-7310177/BA-pilots-set-strike-height-summer-holidays-moan-theyve-lost-job-perks.html#comments


This article is a nasty piece of work
1st Aug 2019, 13:29
Replies: 9,058
Views: 4,819,815
Posted By Officer Kite

300hrs? You got your facts mixed up mate. And...

300hrs? You got your facts mixed up mate. And what is wrong with Flybe and the other options? Do you have any idea of how many ex flybe guys are now in BA? ... you are treated as a human there at...
1st Aug 2019, 10:57
Replies: 9,058
Views: 4,819,815
Posted By Officer Kite

Just off the top of my head, Flybe, Thomas Cook,...

Just off the top of my head, Flybe, Thomas Cook, Level, Loganair, Eurowings, Aer Lingus, Stobart. All these will cover all of your type rating costs and many will cover all your expenses too, some...
30th Jul 2019, 23:42
Replies: 9,058
Views: 4,819,815
Posted By Officer Kite

Why? Do you have shares in Ryanair? :rolleyes: ...

Why? Do you have shares in Ryanair? :rolleyes:

Please, you are an independent pilot and the market is full of opportunities. Many with a far better contract too.
28th Jul 2019, 13:33
Replies: 9
Views: 4,325
Posted By Officer Kite

The issue for him there is that it will take an...

The issue for him there is that it will take an extremely long time and his case for asylum will be very weak. Notwithstanding the fact that he will have to redo all his ATPL exams and check flights...
28th Jul 2019, 12:38
Replies: 9
Views: 4,325
Posted By Officer Kite

What a mess this is. Did you not consider what...

What a mess this is. Did you not consider what your options were going to be before you started? All I can suggest is pay2fly in Asia or some bush flying jobs in Africa perhaps.
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