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27th Aug 2018, 09:15
Replies: 61
Views: 22,631
Posted By shaftsburn

Very cheeky to include "Expenses Allow." in these...

Very cheeky to include "Expenses Allow." in these tables.
They are comparing the salary to Jet2, who provide HOTAC, taxis, hire cars, uniform, drinks etc. Other expenses are also reimbursed.
If...
20th Aug 2018, 15:19
Replies: 229
Views: 265,466
Posted By shaftsburn

I believe the exception is the BOGOF offer, where...

I believe the exception is the BOGOF offer, where you lose 50% of the leave that would have been accrued during your time off.
So if you take 2 months off, you lose 1 month of pay and 1 month of...
2nd Apr 2018, 11:04
Replies: 5
Views: 4,275
Posted By shaftsburn

J2 offer a similar pattern with their Optional...

J2 offer a similar pattern with their Optional Winter Leave. They usually have 5 variations or you can put your own idea forward for consideration. Up to 5 months is usually available.

I'm...
Forum: Tech Log
23rd Mar 2018, 08:11
Replies: 22
Views: 4,993
Posted By shaftsburn

Think you misunderstood what I was talking about....

Think you misunderstood what I was talking about. I wasn't referring to "DES NOW" on the CRZ page. That's something completely different.

I was referring to "SPEED", which is on the PATH DES...
Forum: Tech Log
20th Mar 2018, 09:32
Replies: 22
Views: 4,993
Posted By shaftsburn

SPD INT is not always required. There is the...

SPD INT is not always required.

There is the "SPEED" option on 6R of the Descent page, which takes you to the SPD DES page.
The required speed is entered via the FMC, because of the lack of SPD...
23rd Aug 2017, 14:55
Replies: 7
Views: 2,239
Posted By shaftsburn

Thank you all for the comments. I'll have a...

Thank you all for the comments.
I'll have a rethink
20th Aug 2017, 19:38
Replies: 7
Views: 2,239
Posted By shaftsburn

Thanks, I might have to work towards Winter...

Thanks, I might have to work towards Winter 18/19 then.. perhaps apply next Spring and hope the timing works out
...that's if I can find a suitable contract.
20th Aug 2017, 08:08
Replies: 7
Views: 2,239
Posted By shaftsburn

Short term contracts in China

Hi all,
I'm a 737 Captain in Europe in a permanent job. However I have a 6 month period coming up from November to April where I won't be flying. I'll be on a reduced salary and will come back to...
Forum: Tech Log
27th May 2016, 18:14
Replies: 12
Views: 3,123
Posted By shaftsburn

Never flown the 777, but I suspect it's the same...

Never flown the 777, but I suspect it's the same as the 737.
The V/B and V/S are giving information on the vertical bearing and the V/S required to reach the WPT/ALT entered on line 3R - that is, to...
14th May 2016, 17:18
Replies: 213
Views: 121,123
Posted By shaftsburn

Not all sectors, even if you are high level in...

Not all sectors, even if you are high level in IFR. In many parts of the world, you are expected to free call. I remember once hearing ATC getting hot tempered with a speedbird because they hadn't...
31st Oct 2014, 10:50
Replies: 6,599
Views: 5,664,887
Posted By shaftsburn

I was hoping for some advice from chaps already...

I was hoping for some advice from chaps already in BA, as I'm really in two minds on applying. I have zero interest in long haul, so what are the prospects for a long term career on BA short haul?...
Forum: Questions
30th Jun 2014, 07:10
Replies: 4
Views: 1,706
Posted By shaftsburn

If it's in electronic format, don't just name it...

If it's in electronic format, don't just name it CV.doc.
Depending on how organised the recruitment department is, it may get lost in a sea of other CV.doc's
Replies: 8
Views: 3,171
Posted By shaftsburn

I went through the process a year ago. If the UK...

I went through the process a year ago. If the UK CAA already hold your medical records, then it should be just a case of submitting SRG1136 and the required docs to Flight Crew Licencing.
It's...
12th May 2014, 09:21
Replies: 6,599
Views: 5,664,887
Posted By shaftsburn

Not rated on the Bus, but just out of interest...

Not rated on the Bus, but just out of interest what are the options during the Winter period at BA? Reduced salary with time off? Part-time?
Forum: Tech Log
12th Apr 2014, 21:24
Replies: 75
Views: 14,981
Posted By shaftsburn

Some previous colleagues had a dual IRS DC Fail...

Some previous colleagues had a dual IRS DC Fail and continued flying for quite some time.
It was a battery overcharge condition that, according the engineers, would have exploded if it was left much...
30th Mar 2014, 22:04
Replies: 13
Views: 7,145
Posted By shaftsburn

When my mother died my employer gave as much...

When my mother died my employer gave as much compassionate leave as I needed, on full pay. I was working overseas and was relatively young. I took a month off. During this time I was emailed by...
Forum: Tech Log
13th Feb 2014, 09:37
Replies: 27
Views: 5,032
Posted By shaftsburn

Assuming stabilisation is available and switched...

Assuming stabilisation is available and switched on:

Relative height(ft) = (Radar Tilt - Half of beam width) x 100 x Range(nm)

I've never used it and never needed to use it, so don't know how...
Forum: Tech Log
29th Jan 2014, 14:34
Replies: 14
Views: 3,248
Posted By shaftsburn

http://www.b737.org.uk/images/environmentalenvelop...

http://www.b737.org.uk/images/environmentalenvelope.gif
Forum: Tech Log
29th Jan 2014, 07:22
Replies: 14
Views: 3,248
Posted By shaftsburn

I used to work for a company in the Baltics. ...

I used to work for a company in the Baltics.

On the B737 classics there was a minimum temperature of around -72C laid down in the FCOM limitations.

I've not seen this limitation anywhere in...
2nd Dec 2013, 09:13
Replies: 64
Views: 36,173
Posted By shaftsburn

Recycling of flaps is definitely an operator...

Recycling of flaps is definitely an operator specific item.
My first 737 company never mentioned it.
Second 737 company said it should be done if temp less than -18C.
Third 737 company has it in...
21st Aug 2013, 05:15
Replies: 346
Views: 168,778
Posted By shaftsburn

There are also 737 guys on agency contracts this...

There are also 737 guys on agency contracts this year, who have been invited back to 100% jet2 employment starting April.
4th Jul 2013, 10:49
Replies: 3
Views: 3,463
Posted By shaftsburn

Lots of these type of web sites around - some...

Lots of these type of web sites around - some free, some not. I would never sign up to a paid site for this.

My last 2 jobs were thanks to job4pilots.com and latestpilotjobs.com. Both seem to...
7th Jun 2013, 11:25
Replies: 25
Views: 9,486
Posted By shaftsburn

16024, Yes, as a non-rev ferry flight,...

16024,

Yes, as a non-rev ferry flight, carrying copies of the Permit to Fly / FRC.
12th Apr 2013, 14:08
Replies: 177
Views: 79,715
Posted By shaftsburn

Or... they will offer what BaronBlue said,...

Or...
they will offer what BaronBlue said, then after you have resigned from your present employer they will change the offer to a fixed term summer only contract through an agency.
Forum: Tech Log
4th Jan 2013, 19:17
Replies: 16
Views: 2,613
Posted By shaftsburn

Remember that the engines are flat rated to ISA +...

Remember that the engines are flat rated to ISA + 15C, not just to a fixed +30C.

According to the interweb, the QNH in Malaga was more than 1030, meaning a Pressure Altitude of around -500ft.
...
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