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Forum: North America
17th Jan 2015, 14:31
Replies: 12
Views: 5,877
Posted By jumbocpt

F-8

A former airline colleague flew the F-8 in the US Navy. He was one of the youngest to fly the Crusader in VF-211. Today he is 71. I would think most of the F-8 drivers have passed or reached an age...
Forum: North America
16th Dec 2014, 17:35
Replies: 12
Views: 5,877
Posted By jumbocpt

F-8

simple enough to understand. More than 1200 made and more than 900 crashed. Enough said
Forum: North America
21st Nov 2014, 13:09
Replies: 27
Views: 15,409
Posted By jumbocpt

over my years of flying recip's and turbine...

over my years of flying recip's and turbine Beech's, I often thought of what a former Beechcraft test pilot told me years ago. "...if it would fly on 1 engine, Mr Beech would have built it with...
Forum: Middle East
5th Jul 2014, 15:22
Replies: 1,882
Views: 870,477
Posted By jumbocpt

Saudia

One thing you will learn in Saudi Arabia is patience. So many pilots arrived for training being used to the 500 knot lifestyle 'back home', of getting things done quickly. I was no different when i...
Forum: Middle East
23rd Jun 2014, 15:14
Replies: 2
Views: 1,727
Posted By jumbocpt

hi Mutt

i don't know where you are flying, but you might wish to consider an airline in the Gulf instead of JED.
i worked in Saudia for most of my flying career. with seniority list issues, you would...
Forum: French Forum
8th Jun 2014, 15:41
Replies: 2
Views: 2,345
Posted By jumbocpt

A-310

Dear Sir
I'm happy to assist you about the A-310. I can provide information to you. I've ferried A-310-300 cargo from IST to the USA a few months ago.
email me when possible and we can see what...
Forum: Middle East
25th May 2014, 14:20
Replies: 1,882
Views: 870,477
Posted By jumbocpt

tickets

Hi Sam.
i think you retired before the SAP system. Mike Davids from SV-JFK , now retired, was trying to work it out. send him an email.
[email protected]

jim
Forum: Middle East
23rd Apr 2014, 12:16
Replies: 1,882
Views: 870,477
Posted By jumbocpt

hi Mutt

Hello,
Good to see you are still "on the job". Ive been retired 18 months and enjoying life, or trying too. in the US.
Any huge changes in the airline?

james

[email protected]
Forum: Middle East
19th Sep 2013, 02:23
Replies: 1,882
Views: 870,477
Posted By jumbocpt

hi Mutt

I couldnt agree more! I came for just two years to save money and return to the "land of round doorknobs" but the cycles in the economy were not favorable and even though I interviewed with US...
23rd Aug 2013, 12:55
Replies: 2
Views: 1,613
Posted By jumbocpt

Norm

I flew with Norm at Saudia on the L-1011 and also on the B-747. Like so often is the case, we loose track of colleagues. He was very likable person and well liked. A true professional.

james
Forum: Middle East
28th Jan 2013, 17:15
Replies: 2
Views: 2,715
Posted By jumbocpt

I would like to know as well. I've recently...

I would like to know as well. I've recently retired from an international airline after many years.
please email me.

[email protected]
Forum: Middle East
6th Jan 2013, 05:30
Replies: 1,882
Views: 870,477
Posted By jumbocpt

of course not

When i was hired at TWA, i was told i was too young for the line, so had to go to SFS, but the door might open sometime to transfer. Seemed that option would open and close depending on new plane...
Forum: Middle East
6th Jan 2013, 03:10
Replies: 1,882
Views: 870,477
Posted By jumbocpt

recently retired

To respond to Mutt and Earl; I recently retired from Saudia after a long career.
Many years of searching, as we as contractors usually do, I find that the grass is not always greener; just a...
Forum: Middle East
26th Oct 2012, 07:36
Replies: 16
Views: 7,647
Posted By jumbocpt

RUH

in most airlines the term "SCD" would mean "subject to Captain's Disretion"

we've learned a long time ago in this part of the world, i meant

"Saudi Can Do"

Just be patient. it too will pass
Forum: Middle East
17th Oct 2012, 19:02
Replies: 37
Views: 14,307
Posted By jumbocpt

your hotel

the mideast airline i flew for stayed in the same hotel in Tysons Corner and did 33 hour layovers block to block in IAD.
it was difficult even when i was a younger age. Good luck. it's a nice...
Forum: Middle East
20th Sep 2012, 01:54
Replies: 32
Views: 8,278
Posted By jumbocpt

some years ago on a line check to Cairo, on a...

some years ago on a line check to Cairo, on a CAVOK day, i requested ACARS wx for CAI during the enroute phase of boredom.
The check airmen, said...you just cost the company the equivilant of $3 for...
Forum: Middle East
21st Aug 2012, 01:00
Replies: 10
Views: 5,575
Posted By jumbocpt

as i recall, all of the ramp is video monitored...

as i recall, all of the ramp is video monitored and recorded. Some Ramadan afternoon more than 25 yrs ago a L-1011 bumped into the door mirror of the combo unit. The marshall kept telling the crew...
Forum: Middle East
11th Jun 2012, 05:46
Replies: 32
Views: 10,964
Posted By jumbocpt

forgot something

Swan Man
You forgot to mention the boat, the plane, the Harley and the ski condo in Vail.

jumbocpt
Forum: Middle East
8th Jun 2012, 02:03
Replies: 4
Views: 1,282
Posted By jumbocpt

Thanks

i flew for your company for 30 years and just tired of retirement. Thanks, i will look into it
Forum: Middle East
7th Jun 2012, 08:23
Replies: 4
Views: 1,282
Posted By jumbocpt

hi Mutt

You always seem to have the correct handle on things in JED. Does anyone hire pilots over age 60 in the mideast anymore. Im fed up with being retired after many years of driving big iron around for...
Forum: Middle East
1st May 2012, 23:54
Replies: 5
Views: 1,846
Posted By jumbocpt

halas!

with the money in the country, there won't be a failure.

sadiginy my friend
Forum: Middle East
23rd Jun 2011, 15:14
Replies: 1,882
Views: 870,477
Posted By jumbocpt

old pilots.

Hello Mutt
one of our former pilots asked if any country allows pilots to fly for airlines that are over the age of 65? I know that would might have some information that i can pass along to him ...
Forum: Middle East
31st May 2011, 12:02
Replies: 6
Views: 1,767
Posted By jumbocpt

thank you for the reply. Much of my flying career...

thank you for the reply. Much of my flying career has been in Saudi arabia. Since im facing the 'age issue'; I'm hoping to find a postiion to keep me busy perhaps in the flight operations training...
Forum: Middle East
23rd May 2011, 01:10
Replies: 6
Views: 1,767
Posted By jumbocpt

Ground Job

I shall retire in the near future from a long career with a ME airline, due to age. With simulator and instructor pilot experience on my CV, would it be worth my efforts to apply for a simulator...
Forum: Middle East
4th Aug 2010, 19:10
Replies: 14
Views: 2,195
Posted By jumbocpt

Should you work in the mideast again and you have...

Should you work in the mideast again and you have thoughts of this occuring again, here is a tip. My friend that flew a Gulfstream for a prince hadnt been paid in a few months; so during a stop in...
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