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29th Oct 2022, 20:54
Replies: 105
Views: 36,912
Posted By WillieTheWimp

Really...who? Do they also have a command failure...

Really...who? Do they also have a command failure rate in excess of 70 percent with 4000 total hour DECs on their way?
1st Oct 2022, 21:52
Replies: 1,070
Views: 634,903
Posted By WillieTheWimp

AJ & Co’s public perception would have to be at...

AJ & Co’s public perception would have to be at the most unfavourable level since their inception. Why would JQ pilots waste this opportunity to vote in favour of a substandard agreement? The last...
11th Sep 2022, 12:15
Replies: 167
Views: 49,792
Posted By WillieTheWimp

I couldn't agree more. I don't dismiss the SOs...

I couldn't agree more. I don't dismiss the SOs who enjoy the Life of Riley. It's merely a humorous observation that is peculiar to Qantas. I put it down to the transition of Qantas from a legacy...
11th Sep 2022, 11:56
Replies: 167
Views: 49,792
Posted By WillieTheWimp

Hahaha...yeah normally. I never said that a cadet...

Hahaha...yeah normally. I never said that a cadet could not go straight to the RHS. I think cadets can make just fine FOs with an appropriate amount of training.

Tell me, does Easy Jet, Ryanair or...
11th Sep 2022, 08:40
Replies: 167
Views: 49,792
Posted By WillieTheWimp

Normally you would put cadets in the backseat and...

Normally you would put cadets in the backseat and let them use a radio here and there. Then after a couple years send them to a subsidiary to get some real experience. Then after 5+ years of regional...
11th Aug 2022, 23:28
Replies: 105
Views: 36,912
Posted By WillieTheWimp

False—Qantas, Jetstar, Virgin, and even NJS don't...

False—Qantas, Jetstar, Virgin, and even NJS don't require 500 multi as part of their min experience for command.

I am yet to fly a jet that is mix up, pitch up, power up, gear up, flap up.
...
11th Aug 2022, 03:21
Replies: 105
Views: 36,912
Posted By WillieTheWimp

Would having pilots fly the aeroplanes be...

Would having pilots fly the aeroplanes be considered a strategic imperative?
10th Aug 2022, 22:58
Replies: 105
Views: 36,912
Posted By WillieTheWimp

GA with jets.

GA with jets.
1st Aug 2022, 00:59
Replies: 873
Views: 299,416
Posted By WillieTheWimp

Similarly, if the pilot on the 56 hr contract...

Similarly, if the pilot on the 56 hr contract flies 75 hrs, they will be paid more!

They're referring to the hourly rate. If Jetstar's agreement were only guaranteed 56 hrs, the base salary would...
13th Jul 2022, 07:55
Replies: 91
Views: 24,106
Posted By WillieTheWimp

Here is a hot tip for ya’ll. The PIC has final...

Here is a hot tip for ya’ll. The PIC has final authority for the operation of the aircraft. Not the marshaller on 20 bucks an hour.

I also don’t think the marshaller cares about pilots flexing...
22nd Jun 2022, 00:52
Replies: 215
Views: 71,893
Posted By WillieTheWimp

Just go off the 717 contract. The base pay is the...

Just go off the 717 contract. The base pay is the same, but frozen until July 2023. After which it's 2%. Then take out any lifestyle protection and that is what you will end up with. It represents...
21st Jun 2022, 11:41
Replies: 215
Views: 71,893
Posted By WillieTheWimp

Not sure where you get that figure from but it...

Not sure where you get that figure from but it would be substantially more than that
21st Jun 2022, 03:35
Replies: 215
Views: 71,893
Posted By WillieTheWimp

Hahah, not by the sounds of things at NJS. Pilots...

Hahah, not by the sounds of things at NJS. Pilots are off signing up for pay freezes, while others are buying $20m houses...go figure!
6th Jun 2022, 02:42
Replies: 3,100
Views: 2,766,349
Posted By WillieTheWimp

Can you really put a price on a set of aviators...

Can you really put a price on a set of aviators and an IG story? #pilotlife
25th May 2022, 12:41
Replies: 90
Views: 28,842
Posted By WillieTheWimp

The re-employment clause was in all the...

The re-employment clause was in all the agreements before COVID. It was never a secret.
12th Apr 2022, 12:20
Replies: 132
Views: 32,329
Posted By WillieTheWimp

I'd like to dovetail on that deep dive before we...

I'd like to dovetail on that deep dive before we circle back!
23rd Mar 2022, 09:46
Replies: 59
Views: 18,241
Posted By WillieTheWimp

I think you will find its more to do with...

I think you will find its more to do with compressibility. Flap and gear will have limiting mach numbers. Not sure on the specifics of the q400 but I think you will find that its Vlo will crossover...
4th Mar 2022, 00:00
Replies: 412
Views: 385,632
Posted By WillieTheWimp

AJ has a STEM degree and he gets paid more than...

AJ has a STEM degree and he gets paid more than me...I think!
23rd Feb 2022, 23:18
Replies: 3,100
Views: 2,766,349
Posted By WillieTheWimp

Basing a major career decision on the last 2...

Basing a major career decision on the last 2 years and being influenced by which group fared best would be a big mistake. Having pandemics on the scale of Covid-19 is NOT the new normal. I will be...
5th Jun 2021, 12:39
Replies: 721
Views: 602,524
Posted By WillieTheWimp

Nothing safe about a hold file.

Nothing safe about a hold file.
14th Apr 2021, 12:32
Replies: 2,585
Views: 944,647
Posted By WillieTheWimp

Is that last paragraph because of some legal...

Is that last paragraph because of some legal requirements?

Doesn't make a lot of sense otherwise when they could get type rated with significant experience on type rather than 500 hours RJ
28th Mar 2021, 04:11
Replies: 179
Views: 74,483
Posted By WillieTheWimp

Getting paid 40% to do "sweet f all flying"...

Getting paid 40% to do "sweet f all flying" sounds pretty fair to me.
26th Mar 2021, 09:02
Replies: 35
Views: 14,566
Posted By WillieTheWimp

That's wishful thinking.

That's wishful thinking.
24th Mar 2021, 06:13
Replies: 22
Views: 6,127
Posted By WillieTheWimp

Doesn’t the doctor issue a Dame revalidated...

Doesn’t the doctor issue a Dame revalidated certificate with 2 months on it? I don’t see a 30 day delay from Casa causing any problems.
24th Mar 2021, 05:52
Replies: 689
Views: 204,817
Posted By WillieTheWimp

I think VA’s mouth is writing cheques its fleet...

I think VA’s mouth is writing cheques its fleet can’t cash and Rex plans to bring a knife to a gunfight.
23rd Mar 2021, 00:08
Replies: 689
Views: 204,817
Posted By WillieTheWimp

Yes but Covid is here for the next 10+ years....

Yes but Covid is here for the next 10+ years. From October onwards things will be about as good as it gets. Australians will eventually get over it unless they want to live in a life of perpetual...
5th Mar 2021, 10:29
Replies: 127
Views: 49,357
Posted By WillieTheWimp

It is a design feature in Part 61, the same as...

It is a design feature in Part 61, the same as the retractable undercarriage, etc.
1st Mar 2021, 10:46
Replies: 127
Views: 49,357
Posted By WillieTheWimp

The irony...

The irony...
1st Mar 2021, 06:40
Replies: 127
Views: 49,357
Posted By WillieTheWimp

Haha...OMG is this a joke. Maybe you should give...

Haha...OMG is this a joke. Maybe you should give yourself an F for CRM as well.
27th Feb 2021, 06:17
Replies: 127
Views: 49,357
Posted By WillieTheWimp

You need to consider what crowd you are trying to...

You need to consider what crowd you are trying to stand out from.

In the case of Qantas, if and when they do eventually hire, 200 hours and a 'jet orientation course' will not make you stand out...
25th Feb 2021, 22:13
Replies: 43
Views: 14,777
Posted By WillieTheWimp

Yes it was pointed out that they couldn't do it....

Yes it was pointed out that they couldn't do it. The majority on the 737 were the most junior. However, the company was going ahead regardless. The 737 was retrenched as a result of Covid and the...
25th Feb 2021, 21:56
Replies: 43
Views: 14,777
Posted By WillieTheWimp

Correct...First it was the A320 in BNE and SYD...

Correct...First it was the A320 in BNE and SYD only. At that point the A320 and 737 was safe in MEL. (February)

Then it was all A320. (Early March)

Then everyone. (Mid-late March)

At no...
4th Feb 2021, 21:04
Replies: 600
Views: 265,394
Posted By WillieTheWimp

Zhoottoo said "A 2/3 empty 738" ∴ 2/3 full...

Zhoottoo said "A 2/3 empty 738"

∴ 2/3 full E190 ≈ 1/3 full 737

Something like that anyway...
2nd Feb 2021, 06:55
Replies: 3,100
Views: 2,766,349
Posted By WillieTheWimp

I can't work out if you're being facetious or...

I can't work out if you're being facetious or just really naive. A gentlemen's agreement with the company is only valid for as long as it suits them. As soon as it doesn't—all bets are off and they...
28th Jun 2020, 07:57
Replies: 76
Views: 33,844
Posted By WillieTheWimp

Not on Compylot’s watch. You would struggle with...

Not on Compylot’s watch. You would struggle with the ‘complexity of a light aircraft’
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