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Posted By VariablePitchP

You’d benefit just as much as the integrated. ...

You’d benefit just as much as the integrated.

As in, not in the slightest as it’s just marketing guff churned up by a bunch of cowboys committed to extracting every possible penny from your bank...
Replies: 8
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Posted By VariablePitchP

Worth remembering that the US majors seems to...

Worth remembering that the US majors seems to still have the crazy requirement of a degree to even have a chance of applying. May want to consider that along the line at some point. Doesn’t have to...
30th Jul 2021, 12:23
Replies: 17
Views: 5,045
Posted By VariablePitchP

Car, obviously. If youíre bothered about image...

Car, obviously. If youíre bothered about image then a fancy Uber / minibus will take care of that.

cannot fathom why youíd possibly want to hire a plane for that.
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Views: 5,562
Posted By VariablePitchP

Iíll keep it short, I was with L3 as it was...

Iíll keep it short, I was with L3 as it was changing over from CTC. Holy smokes are they cowboys. You are absolutely right in what youíve heard. Nothing more than a number with a dollar sign around...
22nd Jul 2021, 07:43
Replies: 55
Views: 20,166
Posted By VariablePitchP

Can you please list some of the ‘plenty of...

Can you please list some of the ‘plenty of better’ airlines that people like OP can apply to without needing to pay for a type rating?
21st May 2021, 17:01
Replies: 390
Views: 200,063
Posted By VariablePitchP

Because they’re ready and willing to be shafted...

Because they’re ready and willing to be shafted by the airline and will pay for the privilege, what more of a reason would they need?
29th Apr 2021, 19:36
Replies: 27
Views: 5,242
Posted By VariablePitchP

B2N2 Where do you propose our freshly minted...

B2N2

Where do you propose our freshly minted pilot out of training gets the 800 odd hours to get them to 1000, let alone the 500 on a real aircraft required?

Know one knows how long it will be...
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Views: 4,165
Posted By VariablePitchP

You’ve evidently not done the exams this century...

You’ve evidently not done the exams this century have you...
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Views: 2,296
Posted By VariablePitchP

Given L3 wanted 65K ish for people in your...

Given L3 wanted 65K ish for people in your situation on top of their 120K ish fees that’s a steal!
24th Dec 2020, 19:11
Replies: 23
Views: 6,464
Posted By VariablePitchP

Itís just a video search result. The permissions...

Itís just a video search result. The permissions will be it asking you to run cookies most likely.
3rd Dec 2020, 15:09
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Posted By VariablePitchP

It’s been around since day 1. If you pay for your...

It’s been around since day 1. If you pay for your licence then get a job, you’ve paid to fly. Had no one ever, ever done this then everything would be fully paid from day 1.

The only way to not...
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Views: 14,263
Posted By VariablePitchP

Think you’ll struggle to find anyone about to...

Think you’ll struggle to find anyone about to compete an MPL, can’t think of any that haven’t just been dumped by the airline and left to it.

Take note.
28th Nov 2020, 12:55
Replies: 84
Views: 22,462
Posted By VariablePitchP

Worst case just pick up a 25k/year office job to...

Worst case just pick up a 25k/year office job to keep you ticking over.

Spending three years not earning and going to university to get into 50k of debt just to have a ‘backup’ seems pretty silly....
24th Nov 2020, 07:48
Replies: 141
Views: 47,915
Posted By VariablePitchP

ETOPS So get your licence, spend 30 years in...

ETOPS

So get your licence, spend 30 years in IT then rejoin for a bit of fun pre-retirement and slot in above those who have been actually flying for 25 years. I think giving someone benefits for...
17th Nov 2020, 07:34
Replies: 72
Views: 9,271
Posted By VariablePitchP

Thatís a very strange thing to say. If it was...

Thatís a very strange thing to say. If it was that easy for people to just follow the procedure then there would never have been a crash involving an NDB. In the same way that if people just took off...
16th Nov 2020, 09:19
Replies: 13
Views: 7,780
Posted By VariablePitchP

That’s literally the point of furlough. Less work...

That’s literally the point of furlough. Less work now so they get less pay then when it goes back to normal the pay likely goes back to normal.
Replies: 64
Views: 18,160
Posted By VariablePitchP

DontBeStupid ‘Very tough job’? Picture a 5...

DontBeStupid

‘Very tough job’? Picture a 5 hour flight to Larnaca. Autopilot in at 500’, newspaper out at 20,000’. Sit there for four hours reading, snacking, chatting, hanging out in the galley....
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Views: 19,383
Posted By VariablePitchP

Yes itís boring shift work but in reality for 99%...

Yes itís boring shift work but in reality for 99% of the flights all you have to worry about is not thumping it in at the end of the flight. You donít have to do any development work if you donít...
10th Nov 2020, 09:57
Replies: 70
Views: 32,242
Posted By VariablePitchP

If you are a prospective CAE student then before...

If you are a prospective CAE student then before reading their article fill a bathtub with half a tonne of salt, climb in and then read it.
Replies: 80
Views: 19,383
Posted By VariablePitchP

Why couldn’t you upgrade the airports at the same...

Why couldn’t you upgrade the airports at the same time as building the aircraft?

Though I do agree with you on the timeframe. Most people with jobs now are probably fine. If you’ve got a two year...
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Views: 19,383
Posted By VariablePitchP

Suspect it’ll just become the new normal for...

Suspect it’ll just become the new normal for people to chop their licenses for EASA ones then start job hunting. Wouldn’t be surprised if U.K. airlines are able to still accept EASA licences, then...
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Views: 19,383
Posted By VariablePitchP

BALPA Advises against becoming a pilot

Pretty much as the title says. £100k with no realistic chance of a job for years. Link...
Replies: 11
Views: 2,953
Posted By VariablePitchP

In all likelihood they’ll be totally screwed over...

In all likelihood they’ll be totally screwed over no matter what the outcome is. Get ready for huge delays, zero comms and extra expense.
Replies: 25
Views: 5,400
Posted By VariablePitchP

OfCourse Agree with some of what you’ve...

OfCourse

Agree with some of what you’ve said, interesting perspective. The bit about ATPL theory, just wrong I’m afraid. With EFFORT it’s incredibly easy to pass them. You talk about A380...
Replies: 27
Views: 2,846
Posted By VariablePitchP

I can see why you would be concerned and it’s...

I can see why you would be concerned and it’s good you’re taking it seriously but just regarding type rating, it’s not that sort of dynamic at all. You’re there to learn and the instructor is there...
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