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28th Oct 2020, 20:47
Replies: 250
Views: 50,095
Posted By blimey

You wouldn't be able to stop Harriers flying -...

You wouldn't be able to stop Harriers flying - tarmac, tin, grass, ships.
20th Aug 2020, 13:52
Replies: 1,977
Views: 1,590,741
Posted By blimey

Everything has a price in business.

Everything has a price in business.
20th Aug 2020, 13:37
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Views: 1,590,741
Posted By blimey

They would have been better taking VR rather than...

They would have been better taking VR rather than being strung along with the promise of VR/PT saving jobs. So questions need asking:

Did BALPA know before VR closed on those who'd end up with...
7th Jul 2020, 23:30
Replies: 1,977
Views: 1,590,741
Posted By blimey

CRS pool pay 'subsidised' by the collective hit. ...

CRS pool pay 'subsidised' by the collective hit.
PT % should have been imposed to keep everyone employed, rather than trying to persuade the sometimes less than altruistic to do the right thing....
7th Jul 2020, 00:32
Replies: 14
Views: 4,109
Posted By blimey

George III: 'We didn't wish harm on the...

George III:

'We didn't wish harm on the Americans
Just to punish them with a few bloody noses
Then to make laws for the happiness of both communities
But lack of discipline got into the army...
1st Jul 2020, 17:59
Replies: 1,977
Views: 1,590,741
Posted By blimey

The bottom line for taxation is does it raise...

The bottom line for taxation is does it raise more? If it's too high it doesn't, but it does satisfy the green-eyed.
In the UK the top 5% of earners (80k+) pay 50% of the total income tax - that...
16th Jun 2020, 23:49
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Views: 1,590,741
Posted By blimey

So can we passengers expect 30 000+ really p*ssed...

So can we passengers expect 30 000+ really p*ssed off customer facing staff, a poisonous atmosphere on the flight deck if people are brought in to replace refusenics, and about 12 000 really angry...
6th Jun 2020, 18:35
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Views: 1,590,741
Posted By blimey

Is that 1255 full time positions or pro-rated for...

Is that 1255 full time positions or pro-rated for the part timers. If it's a full time equivalent, that's not far off up to a third of the workforce.
27th May 2020, 23:24
Replies: 78
Views: 47,413
Posted By blimey

A glass of the finest has been duly raised.

A glass of the finest has been duly raised.
27th May 2020, 18:54
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Views: 1,590,741
Posted By blimey

Another vote for part time - reduce the cap on a...

Another vote for part time - reduce the cap on a sliding scale until everyone is retained.

The cost of temporarily employing extra heads (continuation training, medicals, and admin) is money found...
10th May 2020, 11:21
Replies: 1,977
Views: 1,590,741
Posted By blimey

Paddington A junior pilot + a course...

Paddington



A junior pilot + a course might be a lot cheaper than a type rated senior pilot.
2nd May 2020, 11:15
Replies: 1,977
Views: 1,590,741
Posted By blimey

Alternatively, it would be cheaper to retrain and...

Alternatively, it would be cheaper to retrain and keep junior 747 34pp scalers rather than the more senior 777 24pp scalers.

Let's hope that can of worms doesn't need to get opened.
17th Dec 2019, 01:11
Replies: 49
Views: 25,208
Posted By blimey

I once flew a Swiss big cheese in the back of a...

I once flew a Swiss big cheese in the back of a jet they were thinking about buying. He gave me a watch as he got out as a thank you. They're still in the market I think.
28th May 2019, 01:12
Replies: 78
Views: 47,413
Posted By blimey

Glass has been raised.

Glass has been raised.
11th Apr 2019, 10:18
Replies: 47
Views: 20,041
Posted By blimey

I got a gentle dink passing 1000' - all legal on...

I got a gentle dink passing 1000' - all legal on the film debrief.
2nd Apr 2019, 20:34
Replies: 34
Views: 7,562
Posted By blimey

If it's only one eye and you're the right sort of...

If it's only one eye and you're the right sort of chap you might get away with a monocle.
16th Jan 2019, 22:37
Replies: 7,016
Views: 6,394,167
Posted By blimey

Yes you can. And you'd be right to do so.

Yes you can. And you'd be right to do so.
15th Jan 2019, 21:58
Replies: 32
Views: 6,862
Posted By blimey

Beachmaster at Anzio.

Beachmaster at Anzio.
2nd Jan 2019, 23:08
Replies: 7,016
Views: 6,394,167
Posted By blimey

SH and LH in either seat, whatever fleet you're...

SH and LH in either seat, whatever fleet you're on, it's a lot better if you relax and come to work with a smile on your face. The flying's better SH, the lifestyle better LH. More pressure in the...
25th Dec 2018, 23:52
Replies: 19
Views: 7,517
Posted By blimey

https://www.nytimes.com/2008/09/21/world/asia/21is...

https://www.nytimes.com/2008/09/21/world/asia/21islamabad.html
25th Oct 2018, 20:59
Replies: 6,037
Views: 1,674,016
Posted By blimey

I presume they'll be turning the yaw stab off for...

I presume they'll be turning the yaw stab off for the OCU. Does it have a vane?

It looks good. Very well done to all involved.
29th May 2018, 22:26
Replies: 78
Views: 47,413
Posted By blimey

Bugger, away and occupied so missed it. I’ll...

Bugger, away and occupied so missed it. I’ll raise 2 glasses to make up the difference.
3rd Mar 2018, 02:26
Replies: 7,016
Views: 6,394,167
Posted By blimey

Crew car park in the rear view mirror.

Crew car park in the rear view mirror.
26th Feb 2018, 12:13
Replies: 7,016
Views: 6,394,167
Posted By blimey

They could have solved the whole lot by upping...

They could have solved the whole lot by upping the overtime rate.

(for info x1.25).
24th Feb 2018, 01:18
Replies: 7,016
Views: 6,394,167
Posted By blimey

bluepilot As you know, it's whether LH is...

bluepilot

As you know, it's whether LH is the be all and end all.

Otherwise, the grass isn't always greener.

Good luck to those that are 'blessed'; whilst their contemporaries may be fat,...
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