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Forum: Spanish Forum
23rd Sep 2021, 13:45
Replies: 1
Views: 513
Posted By excrab

The eruption is on La Palma, not Las Palmas which...

The eruption is on La Palma, not Las Palmas which is Gran Canaria.

Operated into TFS a couple of days ago and the company didn’t even bother telling us anything about it, however a check on...
Forum: Questions
21st Aug 2021, 08:36
Replies: 4
Views: 2,510
Posted By excrab

Sadly for those of us who work in the U.K....

Sadly for those of us who work in the U.K. airline industry, Aviation whilst it cause only a small
part of the UK carbon emissions is an easy target because it’s highly visible. Apart from tax...
Replies: 9
Views: 933
Posted By excrab

Just one important warning, if you let any of...

Just one important warning, if you let any of your ratings lapse don’t send your licence to the CAA for any reason until you’ve renewed them, as they will put them on the back of your licence as a...
15th Aug 2021, 12:08
Replies: 63
Views: 51,751
Posted By excrab

Can’t help thinking that the Taliban will already...

Can’t help thinking that the Taliban will already know what they’ve captured and what they haven’t, and probably won’t need pprune as a source of intelligence. FAA have issued a notam forbidding US...
5th Aug 2021, 22:24
Replies: 91
Views: 28,247
Posted By excrab

As DaveReid says, the shot from the ground was of...

As DaveReid says, the shot from the ground was of a Trigana 737 landing in Wamena, Indonesia. The original post shot from the flight deck was in Paro, Bhutan. Two totally unrelated events separated...
2nd Aug 2021, 12:17
Replies: 326
Views: 168,910
Posted By excrab

Subject to the whatever the government announces...

Subject to the whatever the government announces about foreign travel next month some still appear to be planned to be flying in September. Just because they’re parked in the rain doesn’t mean they...
27th Jul 2021, 12:40
Replies: 12
Views: 4,158
Posted By excrab

I’m afraid I would even hesitate to recommend the...

I’m afraid I would even hesitate to recommend the idea of getting an instructor certificate as a way of building hours for a new pilot. Last summer when the first lock down finished as a furloughed...
20th Jul 2021, 19:38
Replies: 13
Views: 1,785
Posted By excrab

Maybe not quite the South West, but I’d recommend...

Maybe not quite the South West, but I’d recommend Hereford Aero club at Shobdon. Excellent FIC instructor, cheap rates for getting current at SEP before you do the FIC, cheap caravans to stay in and...
19th Jul 2021, 21:35
Replies: 22
Views: 5,089
Posted By excrab

How do they actually intend to prove if you’re...

How do they actually intend to prove if you’re tee total or not? Apart from some form of 24 hr video surveillance surely they would just have to take your word for the fact that you weren’t drinking?...
12th Jul 2021, 13:41
Replies: 7
Views: 1,054
Posted By excrab

In a few years time you will have your accounting...

In a few years time you will have your accounting degree and the basis of a well paying career to fall back on if there is another pandemic. Accountants can work from home and make a good living if...
1st Jul 2021, 11:16
Replies: 326
Views: 168,910
Posted By excrab

I only have figures for the salary of a captain,...

I only have figures for the salary of a captain, because that’s what they pay me, but the government furlough money (which is capped at £2800) is significantly less than they have been paying me to...
1st Jul 2021, 10:00
Replies: 326
Views: 168,910
Posted By excrab

Fortunately for everyone except Brian, who does...

Fortunately for everyone except Brian, who does appear to wish jet2 troubles despite his declaration, there is no indication that they are accelerating plans to retire the 757 or 733, and instead...
30th Jun 2021, 12:54
Replies: 37
Views: 16,847
Posted By excrab

you’re comparing apples and oranges. Most...

you’re comparing apples and oranges. Most supermarket workers will work more than 67 hours a month. Assuming 40 hrs a week 2000 euros/month is only 12.5 euros per hour. It’s not minimum wage but not...
30th Jun 2021, 09:54
Replies: 326
Views: 168,910
Posted By excrab

The issue of trainers working full time rosters...

The issue of trainers working full time rosters is one that should be addressed, but there is a problem with the increase of pay for line pilots being taken off furlough. Despite what the pilot group...
9th Jun 2021, 12:44
Replies: 146
Views: 65,834
Posted By excrab

They’ve probably not gone permanently, problem is...

They’ve probably not gone permanently, problem is that the U.K. government doesn’t care if U.K. airlines fly from the U.K. to Europe and back, or European Airlines fly from Europe to the U.K. then...
7th Jun 2021, 11:34
Replies: 146
Views: 65,834
Posted By excrab

No, it just proves that I don’t know anyone based...

No, it just proves that I don’t know anyone based there, as it certainly wasn’t publicised by management.
7th Jun 2021, 09:21
Replies: 146
Views: 65,834
Posted By excrab

As a member of the Jet2 U.K. pilot group could I...

As a member of the Jet2 U.K. pilot group could I please disassociate myself, and probably the majority of Jet2’s pilots from Whitemonk’s Comments.
Rather than not caring, I wasn’t aware of the...
26th May 2021, 22:24
Replies: 9
Views: 1,018
Posted By excrab

So if you are flying an aircraft owner (private...

So if you are flying an aircraft owner (private operations) but are paid for this (commercial activity), you need a validation...
24th May 2021, 09:17
Replies: 17
Views: 1,311
Posted By excrab

Isn’t that the same picture as in the original...

Isn’t that the same picture as in the original post, just turned through 90 degrees?

As the polar front runs generally SW to NE over the U.K. then for U.K. met theory the OP picture is...
22nd May 2021, 09:19
Replies: 8
Views: 973
Posted By excrab

No, there is a difference. Fixed wing are single...

No, there is a difference. Fixed wing are single engine piston with a weight limit. Rotary are single engine with a weight limit but no mention of piston engine. That’s from the EASA easy access...
19th May 2021, 10:42
Replies: 326
Views: 168,910
Posted By excrab

“Once this has all blown over” in 3 years, 5...

“Once this has all blown over” in 3 years, 5 years, whenever. Once the supply of type rated and experienced applicants runs out, and when they can no longer get enough applicants with first time...
18th May 2021, 22:41
Replies: 326
Views: 168,910
Posted By excrab

Not really that weird, their CEO was on the...

Not really that weird, their CEO was on the internet a few weeks ago being interviewed for some travel magazine programme.

He said that at the beginning of May the government hadn’t given enough...
14th May 2021, 09:31
Replies: 17
Views: 1,311
Posted By excrab

Information about warm sector depressions can be...

Information about warm sector depressions can be found in the “Handbook of Aviation Meteorology” published in 1971 by her majesty’s stationary office. I have no idea if it’s actually reliable or...
Replies: 14
Views: 1,852
Posted By excrab

CAE Stockholm or Aspire flight training Vienna....

CAE Stockholm or Aspire flight training Vienna. Maybe FSI in Toronto still. Like the aircraft the sims are also quite rare, but it’s your choice. Google will probably find you more. You asked for...
7th May 2021, 09:33
Replies: 34
Views: 3,936
Posted By excrab

Are you unhappy with the school itself...

Are you unhappy with the school itself (friendliness of staff, condition of aircraft, availability, type of airfield, cost etc), or just with this one instructor. If it’s just the instructor and...
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