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3rd Aug 2022, 22:22
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Posted By planesandthings

The main parent company might but the engineering...

The main parent company might but the engineering site certainly has been very quiet lately other than for company movements.
21st Jun 2021, 08:54
Replies: 12
Views: 2,476
Posted By planesandthings

That is very far-fetched. But also far fetched is...

That is very far-fetched. But also far fetched is the idea in 15 years time we'll all just accept driving electric cars to the airfield to fly GA aircraft that burn 60 litres of low lead fuel an...
5th Jan 2021, 21:57
Replies: 15
Views: 2,761
Posted By planesandthings

Some might think that, then again, look at...

Some might think that, then again, look at Lasham, they were so busy they had a waiting list just a few years ago with now 700 members. 240 gliders and aircraft, new hangars everywhere and 45,000...
26th Dec 2020, 14:28
Replies: 23
Views: 6,736
Posted By planesandthings

That'd put UK GA in a good light if that's the...

That'd put UK GA in a good light if that's the worst we've seen considering as that happened in New Zealand:}
13th Oct 2020, 22:10
Replies: 26
Views: 7,522
Posted By planesandthings

Pretty much all of those programmes have been...

Pretty much all of those programmes have been terminated and cease to exist because of COVID19, the people on the courses you mention are jobless, with or without qualifications and many are seeking...
Replies: 133
Views: 62,846
Posted By planesandthings

Doesn't really matter if there weren't any...

Doesn't really matter if there weren't any caveats. A layman's view but this was a conditional contract, trainees weren't actually employees (BALPA words), all contracts like this generally have...
7th Oct 2020, 07:53
Replies: 248
Views: 90,354
Posted By planesandthings

I am well aware this is a CAE thread though there...

I am well aware this is a CAE thread though there have been overlaps between the threads with the different FTOs, but I can absolutely say that L3 Easy MPL cadets finishing have been affected by...
25th Sep 2020, 20:58
Replies: 20
Views: 4,346
Posted By planesandthings

Have a look at what L3 just told their cadets...

Have a look at what L3 just told their cadets today, all over social media and PPRUNE, a 60k extra bill now (175,000 total training cost) to finish their training and stay valid during COVID19 as...
25th Sep 2020, 17:02
Replies: 248
Views: 90,354
Posted By planesandthings

Exactly what I thought then, denial and maybe a...

Exactly what I thought then, denial and maybe a slight bit of naivety, of course EZY would make sure their contracts were watertight.

Hindsight is great but never again should people skim over...
25th Sep 2020, 15:22
Replies: 248
Views: 90,354
Posted By planesandthings

With EZYs announcement today of no CRs, a few MPL...

With EZYs announcement today of no CRs, a few MPL Cadets that have been cut are seemingly trying to get the message out on social media about the fact that they have been shafted with no job and are...
Replies: 53
Views: 16,142
Posted By planesandthings

Concur with a lot of the posts here, if you must...

Concur with a lot of the posts here, if you must early 2021 go modular, take your time and don't burn through money. You mention about the unfortunate MPL cadets, in reality some have transferred to...
21st Sep 2020, 22:31
Replies: 248
Views: 90,354
Posted By planesandthings

Update

BALPLA held a webinar today on EasyJet MPL Cadets who have had their contracts terminated, cadets were strongly reminded this was not any form of redundancy as they never worked for EZY and that as...
2nd Sep 2020, 22:40
Replies: 248
Views: 90,354
Posted By planesandthings

Anyone who isn't near the finishing post is...

Anyone who isn't near the finishing post is probably best to cut their losses and get credit for any training they may have received.

Some people over the coming months and into 2021 may well end...
17th Jun 2020, 21:17
Replies: 4
Views: 1,729
Posted By planesandthings

If you want to be an FI then make sure you aren't...

If you want to be an FI then make sure you aren't just doing it because you can't fly an airliner for the time being. If you give off that vibe, you will not get the job. Instructing will not be a...
8th Jun 2020, 22:03
Replies: 42
Views: 6,093
Posted By planesandthings

Has training restarted?

Apparently a UK Flying School at Sandoft is providing checks to pilots according to a post on Twitter by @inflightvideo who recorded his flight with an instructor today.

Has the guidance changed...
4th Jun 2020, 14:38
Replies: 248
Views: 90,354
Posted By planesandthings

Programme is closed indefinitely to new entrants....

Programme is closed indefinitely to new entrants.
Those who completed their training at the end of MPL have been put into hold pool with no certainty of job ever coming available, that includes...
2nd Jun 2020, 19:45
Replies: 50
Views: 12,957
Posted By planesandthings

A number of my friends are out of jobs, and those...

A number of my friends are out of jobs, and those that are finishing training at CAE and L3 no job to go into, those with conditional offers have been terminated or on the odd occasion furloughed...
22nd May 2020, 18:12
Replies: 24
Views: 3,297
Posted By planesandthings

You have a PM

You have a PM
20th May 2020, 17:09
Replies: 24
Views: 3,297
Posted By planesandthings

Gliding has saved me having to find...

Gliding has saved me having to find 10,000-15,000 to do hour building as I was accepted to do glider towing because of being a glider pilot. If you play your cards right it can deliver some good...
13th May 2020, 17:48
Replies: 14
Views: 3,645
Posted By planesandthings

Note sent to Aerodrome Operators and Associations...

Note sent to Aerodrome Operators and Associations today from UK Department for Transport

Dear all,
We wanted to provide a brief update on the current status of the government guidance around...
Replies: 10
Views: 3,164
Posted By planesandthings

Might be slightly off topic but mate of mine who...

Might be slightly off topic but mate of mine who used to fly Gliders with me got all his hour building done via a Gliding Club flying the towplanes for a couple of summers. He reckons that alone...
10th May 2020, 23:39
Replies: 248
Views: 90,354
Posted By planesandthings

Might be unrelated but there is this article...

Might be unrelated but there is this article...
Replies: 2
Views: 642
Posted By planesandthings

How much are we talking about? Before the crisis...

How much are we talking about? Before the crisis there were very few places that gave significant funding without securing a property to it in a secure loan with little/no payment holidays, so...
5th May 2020, 22:19
Replies: 248
Views: 90,354
Posted By planesandthings

L3, Skyborne and CAE I believe offer this...

L3, Skyborne and CAE I believe offer this package. Though it's supposed to be for performance related reasons (hence their chargeable selection process). One would imagine FTE do too. However as...
4th May 2020, 19:40
Replies: 248
Views: 90,354
Posted By planesandthings

Holding pools are better than nothing and I hope...

Holding pools are better than nothing and I hope that works out sooner rather than later, my concern is however for those individuals that decided to take out loans or secure training costs against a...
1st May 2020, 01:55
Replies: 299
Views: 157,463
Posted By planesandthings

Each to their own. The thread title is quite...

Each to their own. The thread title is quite clear and it loosely fits in. I for one in the first 5 years of my professional flying career with little to no training debt appreciate the insight into...
30th Apr 2020, 11:01
Replies: 248
Views: 90,354
Posted By planesandthings

Anyone mid-way through the course in Europe have...

Anyone mid-way through the course in Europe have had to stop temporarily anyway as flying schools are mostly closed due to government restrictions.
Those at the end of their training have had any...
Replies: 41
Views: 19,813
Posted By planesandthings

With a slight bit of hope, if you're only just...

With a slight bit of hope, if you're only just completing your A Levels you have more time ahead than nearly everyone in this forum. If you can get a military career fantastic, keep flying for fun,...
29th Apr 2020, 21:39
Replies: 248
Views: 90,354
Posted By planesandthings

To be correct on what his blog states, George was...

To be correct on what his blog states, George was a Whitetail ATPL cadet who then got a job with EasyJet after graduation. I believe looking at PilotGeorge on facebook, he is furloughed.

By far...
29th Apr 2020, 16:55
Replies: 248
Views: 90,354
Posted By planesandthings

Fantastic idea and will put you at no...

Fantastic idea and will put you at no disadvantage, especially for a few years whilst banks will refuse to loan for people taking integrated courses, this may be a really good step to take so that...
29th Apr 2020, 14:31
Replies: 248
Views: 90,354
Posted By planesandthings

Thanks Richard for sharing this with us, it is...

Thanks Richard for sharing this with us, it is good to see EasyJet making a quicker move than we perhaps expected to be upfront about this.

However, picking out some of what has been mentioned.
...
29th Apr 2020, 00:20
Replies: 248
Views: 90,354
Posted By planesandthings

Please stop dismissing the reality, we work in...

Please stop dismissing the reality, we work in this part of the industry, I have colleagues in airlines who are in absolute pieces trying to work out how they'll stop the bailiffs coming in on their...
27th Apr 2020, 20:11
Replies: 248
Views: 90,354
Posted By planesandthings

I urge you, used Linkedin, social media. There...

I urge you, used Linkedin, social media. There you will get a better idea and will be able to easily contact people and see the sceanrio.
But do you really think it's easy for these affected...
27th Apr 2020, 11:25
Replies: 248
Views: 90,354
Posted By planesandthings

You're on a forum page, if you want absolute...

You're on a forum page, if you want absolute validated facts then I suggest you get in contact with the ATO directly so it comes from the horse's mouth, CAE/Easy do not use these forums to...
27th Apr 2020, 00:23
Replies: 248
Views: 90,354
Posted By planesandthings

With the news that trainees already in the system...

With the news that trainees already in the system are 'at risk' which could lead to offer termination. I would consider any plans for further programme recruitment to be paused if not cancelled.
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