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30th Sep 2020, 17:00
Replies: 21
Views: 3,102
Posted By gbotley

Those who dream seldom remove rose tinted...

Those who dream seldom remove rose tinted spectacles.

No one is blowing off steam, theyíre just in disbelief I would guess.

I completed an integrated course a few years back and let me tell...
29th Sep 2020, 23:04
Replies: 257
Views: 67,786
Posted By gbotley

planesandthings, If the offer is anything...

planesandthings,

If the offer is anything like one I have seen in the past, the airline agreements say something like...

"Nothing in this agreement construes a relationship of employee and...
29th Sep 2020, 22:59
Replies: 21
Views: 3,102
Posted By gbotley

Spid, Trust us on here... In this climate it...

Spid,

Trust us on here... In this climate it is better to walk away with a loss of however much versus complete all of the additional training and leave with an even bigger loss when you realise...
16th Mar 2020, 12:51
Replies: 105
Views: 36,773
Posted By gbotley

Sorath, I guess it's referencing most of Europe...

Sorath, I guess it's referencing most of Europe really. The industry is actually very small comparative to the geography of Europe. Big players of newly qualified pilots and those which hold most of...
15th Mar 2020, 18:52
Replies: 199
Views: 61,231
Posted By gbotley

i don’t think people are taking the piss, they’re...

i don’t think people are taking the piss, they’re passing on their experience of the sector. Also, as clever as your comparison is.. easy, ryanair and many large players could well be wiped off the...
13th Mar 2020, 00:35
Replies: 16
Views: 3,593
Posted By gbotley

Probably not much 🥴 business as usual I expect.

Probably not much 🥴 business as usual I expect.
11th Mar 2020, 09:56
Replies: 12
Views: 3,294
Posted By gbotley

If you're on an MPL course when the airline goes...

If you're on an MPL course when the airline goes bust, seek advice from the flight school about your best route for continuing. That'd likely be transitioning to a CPL/ME/IR should you not be that...
8th Mar 2020, 16:18
Replies: 60
Views: 23,119
Posted By gbotley

Hi jordon1703, I think that's worth baring...

Hi jordon1703,

I think that's worth baring in mind is there is never a good time to start flight training, only a good time to finish it. Several analysts reckon the flying will be back to normal...
7th Mar 2020, 21:14
Replies: 199
Views: 61,231
Posted By gbotley

dobby88, I think in this case being on the other...

dobby88, I think in this case being on the other side it is more an appreciation of how little can phase an aspiring pilot. At this point in time with the current trends (Boeing 737 MAX / Coronavirus...
7th Mar 2020, 21:05
Replies: 105
Views: 36,773
Posted By gbotley

And as it so should! -- It's a lot of money. ...

And as it so should! -- It's a lot of money.

My advice to you is to look very closely at the expected salaries at airlines you want to end up at. Ideally, those that take low hour pilots. My own...
18th Sep 2019, 19:15
Replies: 14
Views: 1,884
Posted By gbotley

To get to the interview table you've probably met...

To get to the interview table you've probably met that criteria already. To get to the controls you'd probably need the beer talk stuff.

Flying to Larnaca and back with a colleague that barely...
18th Sep 2019, 18:55
Replies: 90
Views: 69,229
Posted By gbotley

I have to say that I think what Bryan_Air is...

I have to say that I think what Bryan_Air is saying - while a fair point from his own experiences - highlights simply how subjective a thread topic this is.

If it's what you've always wanted to...
4th Jul 2019, 14:26
Replies: 1
Views: 3,142
Posted By gbotley

Hey there, From what I've heard, the cut-e...

Hey there,

From what I've heard, the cut-e stuff is quite similar to L3's selection process.

I've written quite extensively about that on my blog. The link is in my profile on here and you'll...
Replies: 19
Views: 13,084
Posted By gbotley

Just to add my two cents, my wait was nothing to...

Just to add my two cents, my wait was nothing to do with the fact I was whitetail. The type rating wait was actually due to easyJet's specific requirement for French speakers for French bases. The...
23rd Jan 2019, 19:39
Replies: 8
Views: 2,261
Posted By gbotley

Perhaps explains why you find it a little odd. In...

Perhaps explains why you find it a little odd. In any case it's required under our laws so that's why you'll be asked it.

If you don't pass a selection process, just ask your data be removed under...
23rd Jan 2019, 19:36
Replies: 4
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Views: 2,413
Posted By gbotley

It depends on the type of flying you're looking...

It depends on the type of flying you're looking to do. It's a lot more common at commercial airfields of course.

PBN is actually endorsed at the type rating stage in most cases. At least within...
23rd Jan 2019, 10:49
Replies: 8
Views: 2,261
Posted By gbotley

Banana Joe, are you British, or of another...

Banana Joe, are you British, or of another nationality?

I ask this as if you're not a Brit I can totally understand why these questions are awkward and intrusive. However, under UK law, and to the...
Forum: Tech Log
22nd Jan 2019, 22:53
Replies: 6
Views: 1,962
Posted By gbotley

Hi guys, We gave this another shot this...

Hi guys,

We gave this another shot this afternoon on a different training device - albeit programmed to exit the hold at the correct time this time - and thankfully the approach was flown...
Forum: Tech Log
22nd Jan 2019, 13:24
Replies: 6
Views: 1,962
Posted By gbotley

Thanks for the responses so far guys. I'll have...

Thanks for the responses so far guys. I'll have to dig in the FCOM a little deeper then. There's only so much reading you can do of that incredibly narrow typeface before your head hurts!

@Roj...
Forum: Tech Log
22nd Jan 2019, 11:05
Replies: 6
Views: 1,962
Posted By gbotley

A320 2D/NPA FINAL mode

Hi guys,

First things first.. go easy on me as I'm currently mid type-rating on the 320. Secondly, I have already consulted the manuals but haven't found a concrete answer.

Can anyone provide...
21st Jan 2019, 22:54
Replies: 2
Views: 2,236
Posted By gbotley

Hey there! Before you do anything remotely...

Hey there!

Before you do anything remotely job like you'l need to consider obtaining those ATPL exam passes. These are a condition of any employment as an airline pilot over here. Having recently...
23rd Dec 2018, 23:56
Replies: 4,872
Views: 1,730,815
Posted By gbotley

All new entrants to easyJet irrespective of base...

All new entrants to easyJet irrespective of base whom commence an induction post March 2019 will be required to hold an Austrian issued licence. This isnít an L3 requirement at all, itís actually...
19th Dec 2018, 20:02
Replies: 7
Views: 3,038
Posted By gbotley

Been a while since Iíve posted on Pprune! Glad...

Been a while since Iíve posted on Pprune! Glad youíve found my blog posts useful. I felt Iíd post to clear up your confusion.

An MPL route takes you from nothing to the right hand seat of that...
24th Aug 2018, 00:42
Replies: 4,872
Views: 1,730,815
Posted By gbotley

Having come out the other side of the process, I...

Having come out the other side of the process, I couldnít have put it better myself. Top advice there :-)
20th Jul 2018, 16:05
Replies: 11
Views: 3,763
Posted By gbotley

Radarfire, you'll find that parkfell hits the...

Radarfire, you'll find that parkfell hits the nail on the head really and FTOs that help place you will typically make it clear fo their requirements list from the outset. Even then, "placement" is...
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