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19th Aug 2019, 22:28
Replies: 12
Views: 8,168
Posted By UberPilot

It looks like the next year at least will be...

It looks like the next year at least will be lean, only about half the recent usual internal upgrades this year means less movement and consequently less need for DEFOs, especially those more...
31st Jul 2019, 09:20
Replies: 235
Views: 166,022
Posted By UberPilot

Thatís the point though, if you relax and donít...

Thatís the point though, if you relax and donít get stressed about the inevitable slots and delays then perfectly fine! If Iíve got a block of earlier then I go to bed at 8 the Night before and then...
23rd Jul 2019, 09:46
Replies: 125
Views: 120,198
Posted By UberPilot

I fear that youíre hope is in vain! My company...

I fear that youíre hope is in vain! My company uses airport hotels when we visit the sim or have the occasional night stop and I reckon theyíre almost all at least a third full of crew. Airlines...
31st May 2019, 08:27
Replies: 11
Views: 4,010
Posted By UberPilot

Having experienced quite a few different eJ bases...

Having experienced quite a few different eJ bases so far I would say take LGW to start. Mini bases are great for lifestyle once youíre older and sorted with command etc, but initially you will get...
18th May 2019, 16:36
Replies: 10
Views: 4,091
Posted By UberPilot

The base captain is over seen by the HQ in Luton....

The base captain is over seen by the HQ in Luton. All command interviews are follow a 'Standard' format now - if you study and put the expected effort in then you will encounter no problems or...
17th May 2019, 14:30
Replies: 10
Views: 4,091
Posted By UberPilot

Factored hours are what the company deem...

Factored hours are what the company deem equivalent hours. Short haul co-pilot is 0.8, so you need a minimum of 2500 'other' hours to get 2000 factored eJ hours. Obviously hours flown for eJ are...
17th May 2019, 13:58
Replies: 10
Views: 4,091
Posted By UberPilot

easyJet has a pretty thorough and clearly...

easyJet has a pretty thorough and clearly documented command process. Minimum entry to the command process is 2000 factored hours, a good training record and a base captain recommendation. The...
19th Apr 2019, 21:11
Replies: 31
Views: 18,274
Posted By UberPilot

No, they probably wonít. However, I have friends...

No, they probably wonít. However, I have friends on the reserve list for LGW commands this training year (until June) yet to be called which indicates there is no shortage of people willing to take...
19th Apr 2019, 18:30
Replies: 31
Views: 18,274
Posted By UberPilot

Command positions are still easily filled...

Command positions are still easily filled internally, except Portugal. Also, hundreds of ex-Air Berlin FOs have now entered the command process with more than enough hours.
16th Apr 2019, 11:43
Replies: 11
Views: 5,099
Posted By UberPilot

Unless you will have the right to work in Europe...

Unless you will have the right to work in Europe following a hard Brexit it looks very unlikely that youíd be assigned to a European base. This has already been implemented for internal transfers to...
Forum: Tech Log
11th Mar 2019, 15:25
Replies: 7
Views: 2,219
Posted By UberPilot

Had this scerio in the sim recently. In the sim...

Had this scerio in the sim recently. In the sim at least, if you reset the gravity extension handle and have G Hyd power available then the gear will retract.

The context was a scenario where the...
11th Mar 2019, 14:22
Replies: 14
Views: 4,712
Posted By UberPilot

I would look seriously at which company is likely...

I would look seriously at which company is likely to be around in the next for years and which probably wonít as a priority! Base choices are less important... If you joined EJ you could expect an...
2nd Mar 2019, 15:23
Replies: 235
Views: 166,022
Posted By UberPilot

Time to command is heavily base dependant....

Time to command is heavily base dependant. Portugal, LGW, LTN: Basically no wait and as soon as you meet the requirements and finish the assessments youíll probably get something within 2 years.
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14th Feb 2019, 10:18
Replies: 1,910
Views: 1,123,301
Posted By UberPilot

TXL looking full for now. No more internal...

TXL looking full for now. No more internal promotions to the base. Also, with numerous ex-AB FOs with more than enough hours now eligible for internal upgrades I would suggest DEC in Germany wonít...
12th Feb 2019, 14:33
Replies: 20
Views: 7,335
Posted By UberPilot

After expressing a desire to start the command...

After expressing a desire to start the command process (min 2000, full ATPL, and base captain recommendation) you have to Complete 2 personality evaluation tests, and have an interview with a...
9th Jan 2019, 07:01
Replies: 1,910
Views: 1,123,301
Posted By UberPilot

My understanding is that like the internal...

My understanding is that like the internal reserve list, there is also always a pool of suitably qualified and selected DECs available to fill any positions that cannot otherwise be filled. I would...
8th Jan 2019, 21:42
Replies: 1,910
Views: 1,123,301
Posted By UberPilot

Regarding DECs, there are 148 commands available...

Regarding DECs, there are 148 commands available this training year. DEC will only be used where there is no internal upgrade to available and willing to fill the space. Hence Portugal normally...
29th Nov 2018, 10:12
Replies: 19
Views: 6,014
Posted By UberPilot

In Italy you will have a very low basic salary...

In Italy you will have a very low basic salary combined with a "Guaranteed flight allowance" that results in a combined basic salary. Plus the usual diaria payments and sector payments. The advantage...
18th Oct 2018, 10:17
Replies: 1,910
Views: 1,123,301
Posted By UberPilot

FO is 54818 basic plus shift allowance, sector...

FO is 54818 basic plus shift allowance, sector pay etc
SFO is 72794 plus all of the above
28th Sep 2018, 10:47
Replies: 9
Views: 2,819
Posted By UberPilot

No. To move to LGW you'd have to go on the EZY...

No. To move to LGW you'd have to go on the EZY Swiss - Easy UK transfer list (no such list exists for Captains) as an FO. Once back withing easyUK/EU (provided it is was possible) you'd then have to...
28th Sep 2018, 09:20
Replies: 9
Views: 2,819
Posted By UberPilot

EZY Swiss is a seperate company. There are...

EZY Swiss is a seperate company. There are 'loose' transfer protocols in place but it very much seems to be hit and miss. It is not the same as being based in MXP and waiting for a command in CDG for...
8th Aug 2017, 08:36
Replies: 963
Views: 372,834
Posted By UberPilot

No one gets "let go" from eJ. Once you're on the...

No one gets "let go" from eJ. Once you're on the line, MPL or fATPL, then you have an interview for your permanent contract after 12-15 months. Thereafter you are a on a permanent contract and will...
27th Jul 2017, 08:05
Replies: 77
Views: 40,930
Posted By UberPilot

There is effectively seniority based on date of...

There is effectively seniority based on date of command application. You enter the 'process' at 2000 factored hours and that secures your position on the command list. You then apply during the...
19th May 2017, 15:36
Replies: 963
Views: 372,834
Posted By UberPilot

I didn't say it wasn't a good operator, I was...

I didn't say it wasn't a good operator, I was just pointing out that you are in no way guaranteed to be able to move around amongst companies as you chose. EJ DEFO is pretty competitive - if that's...
19th May 2017, 11:58
Replies: 963
Views: 372,834
Posted By UberPilot

I'm well aware of the situation at eJ having been...

I'm well aware of the situation at eJ having been here for 4 years! The fact is you are not just paying for training, you are paying a premium for a certain as you'll find a guarantee of a job with...
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