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26th May 2019, 17:11
Replies: 1,160
Views: 1,073,050
Posted By Smooth Airperator

And when do you think they might communicate...

And when do you think they might communicate this? So far it's been a mishmash of changes for some people people and not others with no option to accept or reject. A really bizarre way to handle...
4th May 2019, 17:47
Replies: 6,512
Views: 5,396,138
Posted By Smooth Airperator

Probably a very ignorant question but how hard...

Probably a very ignorant question but how hard can it be to put to vote the following concept?

Seniority rules for only 50% worth of weekend work. The other 50% is random.
Forum: Tech Log
1st May 2019, 13:23
Replies: 20
Views: 4,425
Posted By Smooth Airperator

Any one of you actually flown a 787 VNAV descent?...

Any one of you actually flown a 787 VNAV descent? (I admit not having flown a 777, maybe that is better than the 787). The 787 one is shite probably because it's a straight port of the 777 one. I.e....
1st May 2019, 10:48
Replies: 14
Views: 12,081
Posted By Smooth Airperator

I was offered a contractor FO role back in 2015...

I was offered a contractor FO role back in 2015 with a take home approaching €4k. What happened in that time???
30th Apr 2019, 07:59
Replies: 2
Views: 2,646
Posted By Smooth Airperator

Germania, Air Berlin... ...

Germania, Air Berlin...

https://www.airliners.net/search?manufacturerSerialNumber=2005&display=detail
29th Apr 2019, 09:48
Replies: 157
Views: 143,855
Posted By Smooth Airperator

Almost 400 deliveries of the Max but less than 5...

Almost 400 deliveries of the Max but less than 5 operating sims in the world. Is that the worst aircraft to simulator ratio ever?
26th Apr 2019, 14:35
Replies: 72
Views: 52,885
Posted By Smooth Airperator

I could be wrong but I don't think RR have paid...

I could be wrong but I don't think RR have paid out in full for the previous round of engine troubles yet and the initial problems have been ongoing for almost 2 years. Boeing probably expect to...
26th Apr 2019, 08:46
Replies: 72
Views: 52,885
Posted By Smooth Airperator

More woes for Norwegian's Longhaul Ops

Just announced: Rolls Royce have issued a SB affecting the Trent 1000 TEN engines used by all of NUK's 787s. It calls for more regular inspections of the blades, and a requirement to uncouple the...
25th Apr 2019, 05:49
Replies: 908
Views: 930,697
Posted By Smooth Airperator

Yes TUI alone estimate the cost to their...

Yes TUI alone estimate the cost to their operation at 300 million euros. Norwegian probably the same if not more. Money they will want to get back soon before they (Norwegian) go bankrupt.
20th Apr 2019, 09:50
Replies: 46
Views: 33,683
Posted By Smooth Airperator

So what do you want? Gas guzzling, noisy,...

So what do you want? Gas guzzling, noisy, polluting 3/4 engine aircraft burning almost 3 x as much fuel? I had the chance to fly an A321 Neo across the ocean and it was a pretty nice experience due...
23rd Mar 2019, 16:11
Replies: 908
Views: 930,697
Posted By Smooth Airperator

I want to know on what planet is a single point...

I want to know on what planet is a single point of failure (such as MCAS using input from only one AoA source) acceptable? Where has the concept of redundancy gone to in the year 2019? I would love...
17th Mar 2019, 09:53
Replies: 1,160
Views: 1,073,050
Posted By Smooth Airperator

I wholeheartedly agree, however many SFOs with...

I wholeheartedly agree, however many SFOs with 10+ years in the biz will be feeling pretty p***** off if they have to sacrifice themselves NOW for the horrible mix of contracts and T&Cs to disappear....
16th Mar 2019, 17:56
Replies: 1,160
Views: 1,073,050
Posted By Smooth Airperator

That's my doing actually FlipFlapFlop, he's...

That's my doing actually FlipFlapFlop, he's innocent (I changed it). I wanted to make it sound more generic than a personal thing about me!
16th Mar 2019, 16:41
Replies: 1,160
Views: 1,073,050
Posted By Smooth Airperator

Please climb down from your tree. No where did I...

Please climb down from your tree. No where did I say EVERY FO should get a command after 5 years. I'm talking about an opportunity/a shot/a crack at a command. The issue at hand is that the...
16th Mar 2019, 16:26
Replies: 1,160
Views: 1,073,050
Posted By Smooth Airperator

Ummmm, not quite. BA, LH, AA and so forth pilots...

Ummmm, not quite. BA, LH, AA and so forth pilots are all employed directly by their employers with completely guaranteed career paths and single AOCs. Norwegian LH (and SH) pilots are employed by...
Forum: Jet Blast
15th Jan 2019, 09:39
Replies: 36
Views: 8,603
Posted By Smooth Airperator

So what if I live hand to mouth and literally...

So what if I live hand to mouth and literally cannot afford to put the gas in my car to get to work?
13th Jan 2019, 11:41
Replies: 41
Views: 11,273
Posted By Smooth Airperator

Would you believe me if I told you that last...

Would you believe me if I told you that last night's dream consisted of me staring at a wonky compass, I then awake to stumble on this thread.
6th Dec 2018, 12:10
Replies: 107
Views: 42,875
Posted By Smooth Airperator

I thought the same but have seen myself sometimes...

I thought the same but have seen myself sometimes how the airport relies on pilot feedback to determine the health of the system. Bit of a catch 22
17th Nov 2018, 10:44
Replies: 241
Views: 170,829
Posted By Smooth Airperator

Money for UK FO is between 3,400 and 3,700 GBP...

Money for UK FO is between 3,400 and 3,700 GBP take home pay. Thats with about 70hours flown.
13th Nov 2018, 17:08
Replies: 1,193
Views: 859,778
Posted By Smooth Airperator

...and please, for the love of god, if you ever...

...and please, for the love of god, if you ever end up writing company manuals or flight crew notices don't ever use the word "informations" :{
3rd Nov 2018, 09:34
Replies: 241
Views: 170,829
Posted By Smooth Airperator

Same as everywhere I guess. Backlog of guys...

Same as everywhere I guess. Backlog of guys waiting and to help strengthen the application of SOP on the flight deck
3rd Nov 2018, 08:25
Replies: 241
Views: 170,829
Posted By Smooth Airperator

Yes. The above is fresh news and I can understand...

Yes. The above is fresh news and I can understand why.
24th Oct 2018, 10:40
Replies: 241
Views: 170,829
Posted By Smooth Airperator

Similar experience to Joe, I wasn't going to say...

Similar experience to Joe, I wasn't going to say it but here goes... The ex-Alitalia guy lacked basic manners, let alone CRM skills.
24th Oct 2018, 09:25
Replies: 241
Views: 170,829
Posted By Smooth Airperator

Hi, well done. According to the training manager...

Hi, well done. According to the training manager you will have done a lot of the hard work already to get to the interview. The selection process, aptitude test and chat with the man from Rishworth...
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