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15th Jul 2016, 14:00
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Posted By Flaperon75

Absolutely correct and my mistake - the...

Absolutely correct and my mistake - the limitation is on the landing of the A321 and not on the flying of it. Apologies for the confusion.
14th Jul 2016, 21:16
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Views: 90,954
Posted By Flaperon75

That's incorrect. New cadets cannot fly...

That's incorrect.

New cadets cannot fly A321 aircraft until they have been line flying for 6 months. This policy has been in place for some time (6 months or so)
14th Jul 2016, 15:29
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Views: 90,954
Posted By Flaperon75

AAIB report published

AAIB BA A321 G-EUXF (https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/media/5768084ced915d622c000052/Airbus_A321-231_G-EUXF_07-16.pdf)
25th Feb 2016, 21:27
Replies: 6,163
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Posted By Flaperon75

errrrr...... How exactly? With very structured...

errrrr...... How exactly? With very structured and clearly defined pay scales and t&c's, what do you think they could change for new entrants?
5th Dec 2015, 14:35
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Posted By Flaperon75

I also think there will be A LOT of P2's,...

I also think there will be A LOT of P2's, especially junior ones, who didn't bother bidding as they wouldn't have thought in a million years that commands would come so low. Having been hovering...
5th Dec 2015, 14:03
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Posted By Flaperon75

When the bid process is run and the courses are...

When the bid process is run and the courses are awarded, I don't think the requirements (in terms of hours etc) are looked at, hence the line in the results document to 'inform the relevant person if...
5th Dec 2015, 12:59
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Posted By Flaperon75

BA skipper base pay is 33% more than FO grade ...

BA skipper base pay is 33% more than FO grade

BA FO earns 75% of corresponding pay grade Captains salary
5th Dec 2015, 09:55
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Posted By Flaperon75

But that is not the requirement. "2000 hrs on...

But that is not the requirement. "2000 hrs on jet transport greater than 25 tonnes" + "1 year BA experience". It doesn't specify PIC.

So assuming 200 hrs to get fATPL during training and then...
4th Dec 2015, 16:02
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Posted By Flaperon75

I don't think that is correct. It's 2000...

I don't think that is correct.

It's 2000 hours for command which goes down 1000 if PIC
29th Nov 2015, 18:01
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Posted By Flaperon75

Well that's not true, and hasn't been for some...

Well that's not true, and hasn't been for some years.... I joined 5 years ago with an Airbus type rating and we did a 'bridging' course of sorts that consisted of 1 weeks ground school 4 or 5 sims...
26th Nov 2015, 16:23
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Posted By Flaperon75

Completely agree. Short Haul flying pay about 8k...

Completely agree. Short Haul flying pay about 8k pa and monthly allowances 600 - 900 per month on short haul depending on number of night stops
25th Nov 2015, 12:08
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Posted By Flaperon75

I think that's quite an important point actually....

I think that's quite an important point actually. Bottom of the list on short haul is about as bad as it gets with a life of permanent blind lines and working every weekend. Perhaps survivable for...
25th Nov 2015, 09:47
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Posted By Flaperon75

Should there be another 'or' in there. ...

Should there be another 'or' in there. Essentially if you join as DEP (having flown, say, an Airbus for someone else as P2) you need 2000 hours for command. Is that correct? You only need the 3500...
3rd Aug 2015, 18:43
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Views: 90,954
Posted By Flaperon75

.....go on then

.....go on then
29th Jul 2015, 20:17
Replies: 147
Views: 90,954
Posted By Flaperon75

Accident: British Airways A321 at Glasgow on Jul...

Accident: British Airways A321 at Glasgow on Jul 19th 2015, tailstrike on landing (http://www.avherald.com/h?article=489f6bd0&opt=0)
25th Mar 2015, 14:43
Replies: 3,530
Views: 4,891,192
Posted By Flaperon75

Incorrect. Initial drill is to initiate...

Incorrect.

Initial drill is to initiate descent.

At a later stage in the drill you set FL100 or MSA.

Big difference from what you said and may be very important.
25th Mar 2015, 14:23
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Views: 4,891,192
Posted By Flaperon75

Hmm... not true. Airbus doesn't automatically...

Hmm... not true. Airbus doesn't automatically descend at FMCG calculated 'Top of Descent' point - it requires pilots to descend aircraft.

Plus see my post above. In that scenario the descent is...
25th Mar 2015, 14:06
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Views: 4,891,192
Posted By Flaperon75

12 seconds of useful consciousness....

...that's what you have at 38,000ft.... 12 seconds of useful consciousness.... not long!

Imagine a scenario where, say, the windscreen goes. All of the paperwork in the flight deck gets thrown...
15th Oct 2014, 18:05
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Posted By Flaperon75

WBF.... Wow! And like the Murphy's....... ...

WBF.... Wow! And like the Murphy's.......



Assuming you see yourself as one of the 'good guys', at what stage in the process were you weadled out? Perhaps now is the time to crawl back under...
12th Oct 2014, 17:55
Replies: 258
Views: 107,153
Posted By Flaperon75

Ok... my mistake. Airbus single aisle have EXP...

Ok... my mistake. Airbus single aisle have EXP button. Airbus twin aisle have ALT button. Learn something new every day :ok:
12th Oct 2014, 17:24
Replies: 258
Views: 107,153
Posted By Flaperon75

JW411, I disagree. The incident under...

JW411,

I disagree.

The incident under discussion did not occur due to a lack of hand flying skills. If anything the mishandling of the missed approach was caused by a lack of familiarity of...
12th Oct 2014, 12:47
Replies: 258
Views: 107,153
Posted By Flaperon75

....I'm getting confused now. I thought you were...

....I'm getting confused now. I thought you were talking about the Airbus?? There is no ALT pb on the bus.
12th Oct 2014, 11:58
Replies: 258
Views: 107,153
Posted By Flaperon75

Huh? Do you mean the Vertical Speed knob?? ...

Huh?

Do you mean the Vertical Speed knob?? Pushing the v/s knob sets v/s to 0 and levels the aircraft....

Pushing the Alt knob will put the aircraft into a managed climb/descent.
24th Sep 2014, 18:10
Replies: 686
Views: 469,889
Posted By Flaperon75

So what's the latest on redundancies at MON? ...

So what's the latest on redundancies at MON? Will there be compulsory redundancies amongst pilots or are the union trying to negotiate alternatives? How senior an FO is at risk (in terms of years...
Forum: Tech Log
1st Aug 2014, 16:08
Replies: 3
Views: 1,811
Posted By Flaperon75

A320 Engine fail PTU question

Hello Airbus Genii,

In the case of an engine fail, if you push the Eng Fire pb, one of its actions is close the corresponding Hydraulic Fire Shut off valve.

In the Engine failure case without...
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