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29th Nov 2022, 10:45
Replies: 172
Views: 70,480
Posted By Lordflasheart

No type rating ?

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I think the clue is in the genteel expression "... above the clouds ..." (Fourth paragraph of the Zenon advert ) https://www.zenon.aero/jobs/5171-vir...econd-officer/...
28th Nov 2022, 19:22
Replies: 401
Views: 121,931
Posted By Lordflasheart

... Wanklyn ... There's a name to respect...

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Wanklyn ... There's a name to respect ...

Lt Cdr Malcolm David Wanklyn RN - VC, DSO and two Bars

HMS Upholder, Missing on their 28th Patrol, Mediterranean, April 1942
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27th Nov 2022, 23:52
Replies: 172
Views: 70,480
Posted By Lordflasheart

Virgin Atlantic Cruise Pilots

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Roll up ! Roll up ! Virgin Atlantic is recruiting Second Officers.

https://www.zenon.aero/jobs/5171-virgin-atlantic-b787-second-officer/

" ... you’ll provide consistent operational...
Forum: ATC Issues
25th Oct 2022, 00:07
Replies: 3
Views: 756
Posted By Lordflasheart

Charlie Dwarika RIP

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For those who remember him at LATCC etc, I'm sorry to tell you that Charlie Dwarika recently passed away. I gather he became something of a legend during his 31 years as a controller - 1965 to...
16th Oct 2022, 12:05
Replies: 13
Views: 3,744
Posted By Lordflasheart

It's a minefield ...

Descol -

I think the previous learned posters have between them correctly covered all the likely flying or duty hours protections and the likely operational reasons involved in cases such as...
9th Oct 2022, 20:02
Replies: 228
Views: 106,153
Posted By Lordflasheart

Floundering ............

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Indeed - I can't find any Euroflyer pilot vacancies on the BA website, nor indeed any ads placed directly by Euroflyer.

However, a gash google for "EF Pilot recruitment" brings up a...
27th Sep 2022, 19:43
Replies: 5
Views: 4,297
Posted By Lordflasheart

What can he offer them ?

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Those three special qualities should work wonders for his CV - If that's what they want, he'll be a shoo-in.

However, despite the persuasive rumours, I still can't find anything definite...
25th Sep 2022, 23:05
Replies: 5
Views: 4,297
Posted By Lordflasheart

Is that official yet ?

Thank you MM.

Didn't Jason get knocked back from COO to Engineering by Sean Doyle, just for screwing up their recovery ? So BA will be needing a new Engineering Director too. They don't seem to...
25th Sep 2022, 19:45
Replies: 5
Views: 4,297
Posted By Lordflasheart

Who's the next easyJet COO ?

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Who's the next easyJet COO ?

Does David Morgan get his interim COO status made permanent ?
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10th Sep 2022, 22:00
Replies: 12,332
Views: 11,536,163
Posted By Lordflasheart

Returning POWs and others to Russia

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100% spot on. They were all treated as 'contaminated and untrustworthy' even unto death.

ISTR the Allies behaved disgracefully with respect to 'returning' certain peoples to the 'other...
3rd Sep 2022, 12:08
Replies: 14
Views: 3,558
Posted By Lordflasheart

Other CH-47 operators affected ?

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Question - does this problem read across to CH-47s operated by other nations ?
25th Aug 2022, 17:56
Replies: 3
Views: 1,912
Posted By Lordflasheart

EU Frontex Themis program ?

Last time I saw anything like a UAV on patrol down the Libyan coast, it was a Heron. I think there's an Italian coastguard presence which may be part of the EU Frontex Themis program covering the...
Forum: Freight Dogs
24th Aug 2022, 20:04
Replies: 1
Views: 1,226
Posted By Lordflasheart

Longtail 747 Freight ops

What happened to the wonderful Longtail 747 freight operation ?
Nothing seems to have moved since April/May 2022
24th Aug 2022, 19:57
Replies: 32
Views: 14,794
Posted By Lordflasheart

What does it mean ?

Sorry Seosan - it was a bit cryptic. My dad regularly complains about my un-funny sense of humour.

BA's brand-new emergency Industrial Relations Czar was interviewed in 2013 by the Yorkshire Post...
23rd Aug 2022, 12:51
Replies: 32
Views: 14,794
Posted By Lordflasheart

Permanent Delta and gloves off ?

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Idol - Thanks for the Delta ballot result.

It seems BA management have taken the gloves off, if only to put their fingers in their ears while they publicly express their view that the Delta...
21st Aug 2022, 19:39
Replies: 289
Views: 76,335
Posted By Lordflasheart

Do we need two Air Forces ?

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Perhaps we needs two hair forces ? One for pretty parades and fly pasts (I love a good parade wiv Swords and Medals and Guard 'n' Band) and the other (with full 24 hr support including catering...
10th Aug 2022, 20:52
Replies: 165
Views: 43,994
Posted By Lordflasheart

Flying Training time line in the 1960s

Bob V - It was 3 to 6 months induction training (learning how to march and say 'Sir' which most of us already knew) followed by six months basic and similar advanced flying training, followed by OCU...
10th Aug 2022, 19:56
Replies: 32
Views: 14,794
Posted By Lordflasheart

BA pilots Delta ballot result ??

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Does anyone know the result of the recent BA pilots ballot on whether to meekly accept continuation of the Delta Pay Cut ? Which is apparently expected soon to be 9 %.

TIA LFH
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10th Aug 2022, 19:48
Replies: 281
Views: 77,696
Posted By Lordflasheart

... My understanding is that the Delta...

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My understanding is that the Delta salary subtraction (expected to be minus 9% next year) is applicable to all BA and Euroflyer new hire headline salaries as well as to existing pilots.
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27th Jul 2022, 09:13
Replies: 32
Views: 14,794
Posted By Lordflasheart

Thank you

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Thank you everyone for the fascinating replies. I can see why our mole is upset.

The pilots pay dispute has now reached the media as if it were a fait accompli -

and

This link to a...
25th Jul 2022, 18:17
Replies: 281
Views: 77,696
Posted By Lordflasheart

Dysfunctional ...

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I'm told .... the CEO no longer answers even serious emails from his employees questioning frequent failures of the operation - passes them to a middle-manager for fob-off replies. The...
24th Jul 2022, 00:59
Replies: 32
Views: 14,794
Posted By Lordflasheart

British Airways and 'The Delta' Pay Cut.

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British Airways and 'The Delta' Pay Cut.

Can any kind soul please explain the mysterious BA Delta ? Asking for a friend's offspring who has the required qualifications for DEP. Our tame mole...
15th Jul 2022, 00:10
Replies: 12,332
Views: 11,536,163
Posted By Lordflasheart

Red on Red

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Tornado ZG710 23 March 2003

An historic office decision that it was not necessary to warn the crew that their IFF was not working. A known problem, identified and condoned, around five years...
10th Jul 2022, 10:00
Replies: 520
Views: 231,715
Posted By Lordflasheart

BA 115 Cancelled 9th July ?

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Does anyone please know the real reason why yesterday's BA115 - LHR to New York (9 July 2022) - ended up cancelled ?
All we can see this morning is - 'none yesterday - two today'
Asking for a...
10th Jul 2022, 09:18
Replies: 12,332
Views: 11,536,163
Posted By Lordflasheart

Tigr Battalion training ground -

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Primorsky Krai (Oblast) - down Vladivostok - Khabarovsk way - Primorye is in Kaliningrad.
3rd Jun 2022, 01:18
Replies: 26
Views: 4,918
Posted By Lordflasheart

... Biscuit - The only sensible way to answer...

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Biscuit - The only sensible way to answer this and many similar questions would be to draw your attention to two excellent books -

"Their Greatest Disgrace ... " by David Hill and "The...
2nd Jun 2022, 20:03
Replies: 26
Views: 4,918
Posted By Lordflasheart

... Amen to all the above. Regretttably...

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Amen to all the above.

Regretttably the 'culture' does not seem to have improved with the passing of time.

Nor does MoD appear to have learned any lessons about honesty in 28 years.

It...
31st May 2022, 09:46
Replies: 228
Views: 106,153
Posted By Lordflasheart

... It appears BA Euroflyer can't find enough...

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It appears BA Euroflyer can't find enough properly qualified pilots to operate their 'planned' services from Gatwick even with scheduled backup from BA at Heathrow.

Our mate says his mate on...
26th May 2022, 12:26
Replies: 228
Views: 106,153
Posted By Lordflasheart

The Spanish Imposition

BA Euroflyer's expectation was eighteen aircraft and more than two dozen shorthaul destinations from Gatwick by end of May 2022, for which they have been taking bookings for several months.

Since...
21st Apr 2022, 08:16
Replies: 12,332
Views: 11,536,163
Posted By Lordflasheart

... Perhaps they're empty ? :E ... LFH ...

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Perhaps they're empty ? :E
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LFH
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2nd Apr 2022, 16:28
Replies: 21
Views: 7,935
Posted By Lordflasheart

... Well it looks so far as if only one UK...

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Well it looks so far as if only one UK airline is doing random pre-flight alcohol tests for pilots and cabin crew. Perhaps the others are waiting to see how it works, or waiting for legislation....
1st Apr 2022, 12:42
Replies: 21
Views: 7,935
Posted By Lordflasheart

... Some interesting technical questions...

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Some interesting technical questions emerging. It's pub quiz night tonight and our 'favourite' captain usually turns up, so a chance to ask what's going on.
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31st Mar 2022, 15:49
Replies: 21
Views: 7,935
Posted By Lordflasheart

... Thanks folks. All very reasonable comments....

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Thanks folks. All very reasonable comments.

Testing for 'Due Cause' and 'Reasonable Suspicion' have been in place for ages in the UK without any problem, other than for those failing a test....
29th Mar 2022, 14:38
Replies: 21
Views: 7,935
Posted By Lordflasheart

Alcohol - Random tests for UK pilots ?

Alcohol - Random tests for UK pilots ?
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Question - Has any UK based airline introduced (or indicated that it may be required to introduce) random alcohol tests for pilots and (possibly) cabin...
22nd Mar 2022, 12:34
Replies: 10
Views: 3,785
Posted By Lordflasheart

Smile Erbil airway safety question

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Someone holding a position of 'authority' claimed it was (twelve of) Fateh-110 ballistic missiles and suggested that civil aircraft overflying Erbil on the well-used airway would have been safe...
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