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3rd Dec 2022, 22:35
Replies: 18
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Posted By clvf88

A320LGW - remember 'continuation bias' from Human...

A320LGW - remember 'continuation bias' from Human Factors...

I fully understand the mentality of where you are coming from, but if I was you I'd be off to EF. Better sooner rather than later.
28th Oct 2022, 14:06
Replies: 27
Views: 7,444
Posted By clvf88

Where do I get this free phone to answer calls...

Where do I get this free phone to answer calls on?

We really are our own worst enemies. Every self employed person I know will put their phone through their company. Every job I've had outside of...
30th Aug 2022, 15:43
Replies: 172
Views: 70,219
Posted By clvf88

Why are you here :ugh:

Why are you here :ugh:
5th Aug 2022, 13:05
Replies: 3
Views: 2,769
Posted By clvf88

How did Emirates fair in Covid? Did they make...

How did Emirates fair in Covid? Did they make many redundancies and if so, what were the selection criteria?
Replies: 8
Views: 2,211
Posted By clvf88

I was in the same situation as you re needing...

I was in the same situation as you re needing experience flying a jet. I did a few hours assessment prep with these guys (assuming its the same ones, pretty sure it was called Virtual Aviation or...
Replies: 231
Views: 200,011
Posted By clvf88

I'm probably repeating a lot of whats been said...

I'm probably repeating a lot of whats been said already - but to reiterate:

1) ATPL theory is not complicated and probably around GCSE level. Its challenging, but due to the volume of information,...
Forum: Tech Log
20th Nov 2020, 17:25
Replies: 70
Views: 16,602
Posted By clvf88

An interesting and informative thread (I use that...

An interesting and informative thread (I use that loosely) which had come to a valid consensus. Only for someone who had not bothered reading any of it to start repeating the same points which had...
Forum: Tech Log
20th Nov 2020, 08:29
Replies: 70
Views: 16,602
Posted By clvf88

Sorry mate but thats a load of rubbish :ugh: Have...

Sorry mate but thats a load of rubbish :ugh: Have a read of the comments above. No rotation = severe damage. And if we must keep harping on about vibration, the checklist refers to airframe vibration...
Forum: Tech Log
19th Nov 2020, 21:07
Replies: 70
Views: 16,602
Posted By clvf88

:ok: Ex 73 - absolutely agree.

:ok: Ex 73 - absolutely agree.
Forum: Tech Log
15th Nov 2020, 12:10
Replies: 25
Views: 7,816
Posted By clvf88

Its got nothing to do with pilot input. ...

Its got nothing to do with pilot input.

Essentially, hydraulic pressure is removed from them during takeoff which causes them to droop - then lift aerodynamically with increased airspeed. Then at...
Replies: 79
Views: 20,865
Posted By clvf88

Please tell me you’re not an airline pilot?

Please tell me you’re not an airline pilot?
Replies: 79
Views: 20,865
Posted By clvf88

dns No, 38 is not too old - and another...

dns

No, 38 is not too old - and another couple of years would make no difference even if you were!

Agree with Bex here. Theres no right or wrong answer; and the best time to start training will...
11th Aug 2020, 22:32
Replies: 2,099
Views: 1,798,113
Posted By clvf88

Wiggy, that was what I was referring to in my...

Wiggy, that was what I was referring to in my last sentence above. It is contentious - but then again, what about the whole process isn't.
11th Aug 2020, 09:06
Replies: 2,099
Views: 1,798,113
Posted By clvf88

RexBanner To be fair, a lot of 787 pilots...

RexBanner

To be fair, a lot of 787 pilots are flying almost full rosters. Can't speak for the 350.

However, the key here is training. With the new 787 deliveries, the training department...
11th Jul 2020, 00:02
Replies: 96
Views: 59,520
Posted By clvf88

I do recall some mention of this some time ago -...

I do recall some mention of this some time ago - I can't remember if it was rumour or from an official source.

But for clarity, BA are not using sickness, or any other absense for that matter, as...
12th May 2020, 14:27
Replies: 182
Views: 84,356
Posted By clvf88

I can't tell if this is tongue-in-cheek or...

I can't tell if this is tongue-in-cheek or serious. If the later, I'm actually embarrassed for you.
10th May 2020, 00:51
Replies: 2,099
Views: 1,798,113
Posted By clvf88

Rex - I'm trying to unravel your comment about...

Rex - I'm trying to unravel your comment about why LIFO is fair but I'm afraid your arguement makes no zero sense to me. I do agree with your assertion about a stay of execution though,...
9th May 2020, 23:05
Replies: 2,099
Views: 1,798,113
Posted By clvf88

I can assure you that nearer the bottom of the...

I can assure you that nearer the bottom of the list under LIFO is equally depressing.
9th May 2020, 22:49
Replies: 2,099
Views: 1,798,113
Posted By clvf88

Fairness is of course a subjective thing. But...

Fairness is of course a subjective thing. But would you argue that its fair for a senior pilot, a year or two off retirement, to keep his position whilst the junior pilot with the young family who...
9th May 2020, 22:11
Replies: 2,099
Views: 1,798,113
Posted By clvf88

I think others above have answered this well. But...

I think others above have answered this well. But I'll try too -

I propose a wager. I bet you that the average age of a member of the bottom 10% of the MSL is lower than that of the top 10%.
...
9th May 2020, 19:50
Replies: 2,099
Views: 1,798,113
Posted By clvf88

Somethings are illegal to 'discriminate' upon -...

Somethings are illegal to 'discriminate' upon - age is one of them. Its my understanding that LIFO in our industry is likely so highly correlated with age that it could be illegal.

I can't think...
23rd Apr 2020, 09:33
Replies: 2,006
Views: 1,368,229
Posted By clvf88

Just to re-iterate what some others have said;...

Just to re-iterate what some others have said; all is not lost and your son is not the first to find himself in this position. I was also on a cadet scheme with a company who we're making...
21st Apr 2020, 09:43
Replies: 1,403
Views: 1,224,708
Posted By clvf88

Thanks for the additional info 3G. Interesting. ...

Thanks for the additional info 3G. Interesting.

Nothing would suprise me at the moment, but I do hope you're correct.
20th Apr 2020, 21:15
Replies: 1,403
Views: 1,224,708
Posted By clvf88

Would this be the MOA that had a section of it...

Would this be the MOA that had a section of it suspended just a month or so ago when it didnt suit?
18th Apr 2020, 17:51
Replies: 1,403
Views: 1,224,708
Posted By clvf88

Its not quite that black and white. Note the...

Its not quite that black and white. Note the 'Unfair Selection' section. I'd imagine seniority at BA / Virgin is so highly correlated with age that it could be argued to be the same thing.

I also...
1st Apr 2020, 10:48
Replies: 141
Views: 51,829
Posted By clvf88

Just being devils advocate; but its only stealing...

Just being devils advocate; but its only stealing if one buys into the idea of seniority. Is it not more reasonable that the airline will look at their own internal upgrade candidates, and direct...
31st Mar 2020, 23:46
Replies: 141
Views: 51,829
Posted By clvf88

You don't slot in anywhere as there is no 'list'....

You don't slot in anywhere as there is no 'list'. You join in the role you are offered and probably applied for (SO, FO, CPT etc). I'm sure you must have some awareness of how these things work in...
31st Mar 2020, 22:18
Replies: 141
Views: 51,829
Posted By clvf88

The above mentioned merit of seniority is that...

The above mentioned merit of seniority is that its 'fair and transparent'. We are discussing seniority in this thread; and he is offering a counter-argument.
31st Mar 2020, 19:13
Replies: 141
Views: 51,829
Posted By clvf88

True. But what saved the day was that there we're...

True. But what saved the day was that there we're non-seniority based airlines for them to slip into (I know TUI technically is - though the above is at odds with a strict seniority system).

It...
31st Mar 2020, 17:24
Replies: 141
Views: 51,829
Posted By clvf88

I'm undecided. Genuine question though. Lets...

I'm undecided.

Genuine question though. Lets assume you're now aged 50, a senior TRE within your company, with a family etc to support. Your company has issues and folds. You are now probably...
31st Mar 2020, 12:33
Replies: 141
Views: 51,829
Posted By clvf88

Seniority based airline. I'm not posting an...

Seniority based airline.

I'm not posting an arguement for or against; but questioning whether peoples faith in it with relation to redundancies is misplaced.
31st Mar 2020, 12:08
Replies: 141
Views: 51,829
Posted By clvf88

I'm not fully up to speed on the law surrounding...

I'm not fully up to speed on the law surrounding this, but lets assume you are correct and it is legal.

The reality is that, as you state, it benefits the pilots; in that it will cost the airline...
31st Mar 2020, 10:18
Replies: 141
Views: 51,829
Posted By clvf88

Why? There is what I deem to be a rather...

Why?

There is what I deem to be a rather delusional attitude among some of the large UK seniority based airlines that redundancy will be from the bottom of the list up.

Putting aside the legal...
23rd Mar 2020, 17:28
Replies: 53
Views: 27,034
Posted By clvf88

Have you read the comments preceeding yours? ...

Have you read the comments preceeding yours?

We are not allowed to help collegues in a current struggle because we might offend some who has been made redundant in the past? To avoid future...
22nd Mar 2020, 20:21
Replies: 143
Views: 104,347
Posted By clvf88

Spot on :ok:

Spot on :ok:
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