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18th Mar 2016, 09:15
Replies: 35
Views: 21,237
Posted By A Very Civil Pilot

I had a very similar ramp check to the original...

I had a very similar ramp check to the original poster's experience, by the CDAG in Toulouse. It's my first one under EASA, so perhaps there are new requirements to be followed.
15th Mar 2016, 18:26
Replies: 994
Views: 876,900
Posted By A Very Civil Pilot

It's nice to see the IT is up to scratch. I...

It's nice to see the IT is up to scratch. I clicked on the job link, and apparently it's no longer available.
11th Mar 2016, 07:27
Replies: 994
Views: 876,900
Posted By A Very Civil Pilot

Commands, type changes and recruitment for Summer...

Commands, type changes and recruitment for Summer '16 are well under way.

In a surprise moment of foresight a few weeks ago, commands and type changes for Summer '17 were announced, and although...
11th Mar 2016, 07:21
Replies: 403
Views: 354,239
Posted By A Very Civil Pilot

I think Flybe might be surprised at how few...

I think Flybe might be surprised at how few people are out there. I recently received an email thanking me for my application, but to now enter it via a CTC site. This is despite the fact that my...
12th Dec 2015, 13:42
Replies: 994
Views: 876,900
Posted By A Very Civil Pilot

I can't quote exact numbers, but several of the...

I can't quote exact numbers, but several of the guys joining over the last few years on PPY have already moved on to other airlines offering full-time contracts.
16th Sep 2014, 07:17
Replies: 24
Views: 9,509
Posted By A Very Civil Pilot

He obviously teaches his students to fly inverted!

He obviously teaches his students to fly inverted!
12th Sep 2014, 12:25
Replies: 46
Views: 8,122
Posted By A Very Civil Pilot

If the vote goes to a Yes, i think there will be...

If the vote goes to a Yes, i think there will be retrenchment of UK airlines from Scotland. At present as EU operators, we can fly EU-EU, and EU-non EU. However if Scotland does go, and as is...
13th Apr 2013, 16:25
Replies: 975
Views: 477,937
Posted By A Very Civil Pilot

The gear is designed to adsorb much of the impact...

The gear is designed to adsorb much of the impact force, rather than have the force transferred to the people on board.

The same with the break in the fuselage. Although not a designed 'breakaway'...
16th Jul 2012, 15:56
Replies: 25
Views: 11,218
Posted By A Very Civil Pilot

Riverrock Try 'maximum theoretical range' of...

Riverrock

Try 'maximum theoretical range' of a transmitter.

Sq root of tx in feet, added to sq root of Rex in feet, gives a nm range.
Practice pan at 3000' can theoretically be heard over 200...
13th Feb 2011, 18:57
Replies: 78
Views: 14,134
Posted By A Very Civil Pilot

Within my circle of non-aviation friends and...

Within my circle of non-aviation friends and family, all except one earn at least twice as much as I do as a 757 FO. One earns just a little bit more than me; but he's only 22! (I'm 42)
Forum: Questions
28th Sep 2010, 16:04
Replies: 7
Views: 1,220
Posted By A Very Civil Pilot

My first airline job was at age 32; I'm now 42,...

My first airline job was at age 32; I'm now 42, flying as an FO on 757/767. I've still got upto 23 years left, a few less then you.

I would probably have had a jet command by now if I had made...
2nd Aug 2010, 07:08
Replies: 21
Views: 7,299
Posted By A Very Civil Pilot

Basically, never turn down a type, never turn...

Basically, never turn down a type, never turn down a command.

Fast forward 3 years, you're offered either a TC command or stay where you are. Can you guarentee that the jet command will still be...
29th Jul 2010, 16:18
Replies: 35
Views: 5,638
Posted By A Very Civil Pilot

Good point bizdev, but I'm thinking specifically...

Good point bizdev, but I'm thinking specifically about our industry; and it's highly unlikely that an airline pilot today will only have the state pension to look forward to.

Whilst, from next...
29th Jul 2010, 07:59
Replies: 35
Views: 5,638
Posted By A Very Civil Pilot

'Fixed retirement age to be axed'

It's been announced today that the Government plan to scrap the default retirement age (http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-10796718) by October 2011.

Do you think that this is likely to effect...
Forum: Questions
30th Mar 2010, 17:50
Replies: 11
Views: 1,709
Posted By A Very Civil Pilot

'Flight Captain' and 'Flight Captain's Mate'. ...

'Flight Captain' and 'Flight Captain's Mate'.

Might it not be an abbreviation for a Scandie term?
Forum: Tech Log
16th Mar 2010, 20:31
Replies: 1
Views: 1,496
Posted By A Very Civil Pilot

However Lift is published by Airbus Industries,...

However Lift is published by Airbus Industries, so it might be a bit biased! :ok:
8th Mar 2010, 11:11
Replies: 6
Views: 2,405
Posted By A Very Civil Pilot

I can't speak for the military world, but there...

I can't speak for the military world, but there has been talk of retirement bubbles and recruitment booms ever since I've been in the civil industry since 1993.

I've yet to see it happen.
22nd Oct 2009, 16:30
Replies: 5
Views: 540
Posted By A Very Civil Pilot

Sorry, Packard Bell easynote. There is no...

Sorry, Packard Bell easynote. There is no physical switch. Fn+F2 etc doesn't seem to work.
Forum: Questions
22nd Oct 2009, 16:28
Replies: 31
Views: 3,295
Posted By A Very Civil Pilot

I had this a year or so back when se diverted and...

I had this a year or so back when se diverted and several pax wanted to get off as it was closer to home than our destination.

It was pointed out that if they got off

1. They had broken the...
22nd Oct 2009, 14:58
Replies: 5
Views: 540
Posted By A Very Civil Pilot

Missing wireless

Somehow I've managed to make my computer lose it's wireless option, so I thought I'd try the experts for help.

The wireless network icon with has a red cross on it. Double clicking it reveals no...
28th Sep 2009, 16:34
Replies: 3
Views: 2,501
Posted By A Very Civil Pilot

I flew with TOM as a pax over the summer, and...

I flew with TOM as a pax over the summer, and thought the demo was quite 'cute', and it certainly got the attention of more pax then normal.

However, on reflection, I realized I was concentrating...
1st Sep 2009, 14:14
Replies: 3,425
Views: 1,537,417
Posted By A Very Civil Pilot

Some 757s to BRS operate on a W pattern. The last...

Some 757s to BRS operate on a W pattern. The last few times I've done the BRS-CFU they have been ex TOM aircraft. (AL &AH)
30th Aug 2009, 13:00
Replies: 54
Views: 3,934
Posted By A Very Civil Pilot

World's strangest airport names....

World's strangest airport names. (http://news.skyscanner.net/articles/2009/06/002552-worlds-funniest-airport-names-rudest-weirdest-and-strangest.html)

Here's a story I like about Chicago O'Hare...
Forum: Tech Log
30th Aug 2009, 08:24
Replies: 17
Views: 1,876
Posted By A Very Civil Pilot

Moving on a bit from this, what is peoples take...

Moving on a bit from this, what is peoples take on night visual approaches?

My company, recently merged, has 2 opposing views. One very keen to underetake a night visual, one not so. Currently the...
27th Aug 2009, 17:10
Replies: 14
Views: 4,682
Posted By A Very Civil Pilot

I always wonder what PMI's controllers are doing...

I always wonder what PMI's controllers are doing when the ATIS tells us they're 'on the job'.
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