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7th Apr 2019, 07:53
Replies: 5,127
Views: 10,358,375
Posted By locblue

Well then, how about TAC (Thrust Asymmetry...

Well then, how about TAC (Thrust Asymmetry Compensation) on the 777? There’s a switch to isolate it...
7th Apr 2019, 01:09
Replies: 5,127
Views: 10,358,375
Posted By locblue

Perhaps therein lies the solution. I wouldn’t...

Perhaps therein lies the solution. I wouldn’t trust a “software update” from Boeing to well and truly fix this. They need to redesign MCAS such that it becomes a discrete and isolation-able input....
7th Apr 2019, 00:39
Replies: 5,127
Views: 10,358,375
Posted By locblue

Why didn’t Boeing incorporate an MCAS cutoff...

Why didn’t Boeing incorporate an MCAS cutoff switch or circuit breaker? Rather than cut out an otherwise perfectly functioning stab trim, just isolate MCAS.
13th Nov 2018, 23:48
Replies: 2,100
Views: 1,158,366
Posted By locblue

How’s this for arrogance and obfuscation! Boeing...

How’s this for arrogance and obfuscation! Boeing and FAA are “evaluating” the “need” for a software update and updating training procedures. So 189 deaths are not sufficiently compelling?!
...
Forum: North America
30th Oct 2017, 04:50
Replies: 14
Views: 2,437
Posted By locblue

Got it. Was looking at United. New hires are...

Got it. Was looking at United. New hires are offered 737 at SFO or EWR. I own a place in the Bay Area, so no crash pad there if i get SFO.

Psychotic FAs...haha...that'll be something :)
Forum: North America
30th Oct 2017, 04:38
Replies: 14
Views: 2,437
Posted By locblue

Yes, i ruled out Fedex/UPS for that reason. ...

Yes, i ruled out Fedex/UPS for that reason. Decided to give UA/Delta/AA a shot, with a preferance for an SFO base. Nothing to lose (other than a few thousand shekels). I understand the ground...
Forum: North America
30th Oct 2017, 04:08
Replies: 14
Views: 2,437
Posted By locblue

Thank you for your prompt reply. So, a Major can...

Thank you for your prompt reply. So, a Major can hire me without a fully converted ATP (No practical test) and then put me through their in-house type-rating course?
Forum: North America
30th Oct 2017, 03:07
Replies: 14
Views: 2,437
Posted By locblue

Hi, I'm in the process of converting my ICAO...

Hi,

I'm in the process of converting my ICAO ATPL to a US ATP. I'm a 777 Captain employed in Asia and intend to apply for an FO position with a major in the US. My spouse is a US citizen and i...
11th Apr 2017, 16:54
Replies: 1,174
Views: 362,763
Posted By locblue

You're wrong on many counts. While it's true that...

You're wrong on many counts. While it's true that on a planned basis, deadheading or positioning crew reduce the number of available seats to be sold, the same does not apply to contingencies. The...
Forum: North America
26th Dec 2012, 16:31
Replies: 87
Views: 20,938
Posted By locblue

Tks, Claybird and CA. Status quo it is....

Tks, Claybird and CA. Status quo it is....
Forum: North America
25th Dec 2012, 01:36
Replies: 87
Views: 20,938
Posted By locblue

Tks, Claybird and MarkerInbound. I'm presently...

Tks, Claybird and MarkerInbound. I'm presently earning beyond the top scale of a UAL Captain, with no complaints whatsoever with my present airline beyond the hard slog of organizing my days off and...
Forum: North America
24th Dec 2012, 15:44
Replies: 87
Views: 20,938
Posted By locblue

Hi, I am based outside the US and have in...

Hi,

I am based outside the US and have in excess of 12,000 TT on widebodies with 9,000+ hrs on B777 variants including 3,000+ hrs PIC and instructional experience, and 3,000+ hrs on A340s. My...
8th Apr 2008, 14:42
Replies: 413
Views: 69,087
Posted By locblue

I cannot locate FTLine's post. Can anyone help?

I cannot locate FTLine's post. Can anyone help?
8th Apr 2008, 12:55
Replies: 413
Views: 69,087
Posted By locblue

I was under the impression that this thread was...

I was under the impression that this thread was for SIA, and not SIA Cargo. Lets not confuse the two. There is a world of difference between the two, in many, many respects.
29th Mar 2008, 13:02
Replies: 16
Views: 3,417
Posted By locblue

Dreamy, SIA upgrades between 72-80 FOs...

Dreamy,

SIA upgrades between 72-80 FOs internally every year. This number, however, is insufficient to cater for the rapid airline expansion rate, necessitating hiring of expat capts to cover the...
28th Mar 2008, 22:16
Replies: 413
Views: 69,087
Posted By locblue

BD787, If your son is 19, he will presumably...

BD787,

If your son is 19, he will presumably attend University. He can apply for a Student Pass which is valid for the duration of the course. At the end of the course, has to return to his...
28th Mar 2008, 15:19
Replies: 413
Views: 69,087
Posted By locblue

gb777, If you as a PR sponsor your male...

gb777,

If you as a PR sponsor your male child for PR, then he indeed does become liable to serve National Service (NS), as a second generation PR. The easy way around this is to not sponsor your...
28th Mar 2008, 12:07
Replies: 413
Views: 69,087
Posted By locblue

BD787, 1. Yes, you can switch to national...

BD787,

1. Yes, you can switch to national terms. They will be more than happy with that, and so will alpas.

The negatives to local terms are: no housing, education, gratuity, and signing...
26th Mar 2008, 14:46
Replies: 16
Views: 3,417
Posted By locblue

1. No 2. See (1) 3. Yes

1. No

2. See (1)

3. Yes
25th Mar 2008, 04:56
Replies: 413
Views: 69,087
Posted By locblue

Boeingdream787, Cubby has explained the 13th...

Boeingdream787,

Cubby has explained the 13th month "bonus".

"The profit sharing" bonus varies, obviously in keeping with the company's performance. In a "good" year such as last year and...
23rd Mar 2008, 02:05
Replies: 413
Views: 69,087
Posted By locblue

Chapola, Yes, you can use your housing...

Chapola,

Yes, you can use your housing allowance to service your mortgage.

The new CA will supercede the CA in force when you sign up. All terms are adjusted accordingly, regardless of start...
22nd Mar 2008, 14:00
Replies: 413
Views: 69,087
Posted By locblue

B777 Captain: in S$ per month Basic: $9300 ...

B777 Captain: in S$ per month

Basic: $9300
MVC (Monthly Variable Component) : $767
AVC (Annual Variable Component): $767 x 1.15 (paid lumpsum in June for whole year)
Meal Allowances: $2000 (on...
14th Dec 2005, 03:10
Replies: 16
Views: 2,590
Posted By locblue

Hi Wally Gun, I am in the process of getting...

Hi Wally Gun,

I am in the process of getting in touch with parc. Thanks for your info. Can you give me some basic info on the terms....basic salary, per diem, bonuses, etc for year 1 to 3 FO,...
13th Dec 2005, 01:57
Replies: 16
Views: 2,590
Posted By locblue

Sounds cushy, Wally Gun. I presume NCA is Nippon...

Sounds cushy, Wally Gun. I presume NCA is Nippon Cargo Airlines, and that they do not take Direct Entry Captains. Is the job fairly secure? How long is the contract? Are the patterns 7-8 days on 7...
11th Dec 2005, 21:16
Replies: 16
Views: 2,590
Posted By locblue

Best Contract to Commute/base in US for Asian Carriers

Hi,

I am in a bit of a pickle thinking about my future plans. I am presently flying for a major Asian Airline with 6000+ hours on widebodies. I am very interested in being based in the US i.e.,...
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