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29th Apr 2021, 19:44
Replies: 15
Views: 11,848
Posted By olster

Still a resounding silence on this. Any news?

Still a resounding silence on this. Any news?
29th Apr 2021, 07:19
Replies: 20
Views: 5,261
Posted By olster

I agree that he wrote the best book. He was a...

I agree that he wrote the best book. He was a great writer with a well developed sense of humour. Unlike most of the astronauts he had a tertiary qualification in English (as well as all the test...
Replies: 5
Views: 772
Posted By olster

Not many FI opportunities in uk at the moment....

Not many FI opportunities in uk at the moment. Optimistically it may improve as we are unlocked.
Replies: 14
Views: 2,472
Posted By olster

Fly.jr: L3 do not have any direct influence over...

Fly.jr: L3 do not have any direct influence over airline placement. They may or maybe not these days say they have influence. They don’t. Airline recruiters are in general looking for a well rounded...
2nd Apr 2021, 16:18
Replies: 217
Views: 29,859
Posted By olster

For those interested the Danes, very helpful by...

For those interested the Danes, very helpful by the way issued me a validation of my U.K. B737 SFE / SFI. This validation is FCL.900c. What that means is that the holder can train EASA trainees but...
2nd Apr 2021, 07:23
Replies: 217
Views: 29,859
Posted By olster

Of course not. It would not be fair on other...

Of course not. It would not be fair on other professions in the same circumstances. Firstly, this is a pilot (hence no requirement to discuss other jobs) rumour network and secondly why does...
1st Apr 2021, 18:45
Replies: 217
Views: 29,859
Posted By olster

I am surprised that there is not a legal...

I am surprised that there is not a legal challenge to this. Essentially we all do the same job. If you fly a B737 for Lufthansa or Jet2 it is all the same and the same standard. This is really Alice...
29th Mar 2021, 19:18
Replies: 217
Views: 29,859
Posted By olster

I am always amazed at the level of vitriol the...

I am always amazed at the level of vitriol the internet attracts. The issue of reciprocity of licences is really one of fairness. The U.K. airlines that I worked for welcomed Europeans and I was...
Replies: 14
Views: 2,472
Posted By olster

I would avoid L3. Anecdotally a grim and toxic...

I would avoid L3. Anecdotally a grim and toxic place (Bournemouth). Spectacularly overpriced. In fighting among instructor management although individual instructors can be very good. Minimal...
26th Mar 2021, 12:35
Replies: 104
Views: 42,806
Posted By olster

The execrable Jeremy Vine this morning on Ch.5....

The execrable Jeremy Vine this morning on Ch.5. That well known aviation expert Ann Diamond gives her authoritative views on this accident. Apparently the Hawk crew comprise a pilot and a navigator....
Forum: Jet Blast
25th Mar 2021, 20:08
Replies: 581
Views: 33,726
Posted By olster

Very amusing EM. Nice part of the world.

Very amusing EM. Nice part of the world.
Forum: Jet Blast
25th Mar 2021, 16:47
Replies: 581
Views: 33,726
Posted By olster

I am sure that you are right Grayfly. I am not a...

I am sure that you are right Grayfly. I am not a huge fan of Boris and his mates either which is the problem. Minimal effective opposition both sides of the border.
Forum: Jet Blast
25th Mar 2021, 13:40
Replies: 581
Views: 33,726
Posted By olster

Yes unlike the slim line Blackford. As you Nats...

Yes unlike the slim line Blackford. As you Nats know insults can go 2 ways. By the way what part of Scotland is Southwold in? Are you part of the famous MacWurzles of Suffolk? You need to live in...
Forum: Jet Blast
24th Mar 2021, 16:09
Replies: 52
Views: 7,031
Posted By olster

GE you are right. It just happened to be on. I...

GE you are right. It just happened to be on. I turned over shortly after the Boris Jet (BJ) piece. Not a fan.
Forum: Jet Blast
24th Mar 2021, 11:11
Replies: 52
Views: 7,031
Posted By olster

The A321 Boris Jet actually belongs to Titan. Lot...

The A321 Boris Jet actually belongs to Titan. Lot of misinformation out there currently being ‘debated’ on the execrable Jeremy Vine show on ch 5.
Forum: Jet Blast
23rd Mar 2021, 22:16
Replies: 581
Views: 33,726
Posted By olster

Sturgeon is truly horrible. You just need to live...

Sturgeon is truly horrible. You just need to live up here to really understand. If interested there is a blog called Wings over Scotland which ironically and bizarrely is run by an independence...
Forum: Jet Blast
23rd Mar 2021, 16:41
Replies: 52
Views: 7,031
Posted By olster

dead pan, I agree that the U.K. government have...

dead pan, I agree that the U.K. government have excelled with the vaccine roll out. There are a lot of questions regarding their overall handling of the pandemic but I guess now is not the time. Plus...
Forum: Jet Blast
23rd Mar 2021, 16:33
Replies: 52
Views: 7,031
Posted By olster

Wiggy you make some very good points. However...

Wiggy you make some very good points. However although it may be a green dream for us all to holiday in the U.K. but....Although there are some beautiful parts of Britain it is limited in various...
Forum: Jet Blast
23rd Mar 2021, 14:12
Replies: 52
Views: 7,031
Posted By olster

I think the op has a point. It is increasingly...

I think the op has a point. It is increasingly suspicious how Shapps and co are obfuscating the return to operational status of the airlines. I have always believed that the carbon emergency brigade...
Forum: Middle East
13th Mar 2021, 13:50
Replies: 15
Views: 16,068
Posted By olster

The previous posters nail it. The ME approach to...

The previous posters nail it. The ME approach to your employ is that you will be used /exploited until you are no longer useful. And really for pilots the deal on offer was actually not that stellar....
Replies: 26
Views: 6,302
Posted By olster

Not a good time to start however....if this is...

Not a good time to start however....if this is your dream then go modular. Enjoy the training, don’t bankrupt yourself by being seduced by a glossy brochure and catastrophic financial planning. As a...
Replies: 26
Views: 6,302
Posted By olster

L3 is massively overpriced. They have shafted...

L3 is massively overpriced. They have shafted recent cadets (well documented). Go modular at your local flying school and enjoy the ride.
Forum: Middle East
26th Feb 2021, 10:15
Replies: 1,768
Views: 1,648,893
Posted By olster

I agree with you, Joker. A very sad situation and...

I agree with you, Joker. A very sad situation and I have friends both sides of the redundancy divide. I chose not to dignify the previous poster with a reply.
Forum: Middle East
23rd Feb 2021, 08:12
Replies: 1,768
Views: 1,648,893
Posted By olster

Roy. Completely agree. Left in 2016, enjoy the...

Roy. Completely agree. Left in 2016, enjoy the good things in life but stayed out of the debt bubble. As you say left with dignity intact and unlikely to return except possibly to visit friends....
Forum: Tech Log
15th Feb 2021, 20:51
Replies: 16
Views: 3,794
Posted By olster

Two reasons: as already said could be some...

Two reasons: as already said could be some interesting info. Second, on a 2 sector day you may find that your in flight problem is not subsequently dispatch able. That could influence diversion...
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