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9th Aug 2022, 12:27
Replies: 244
Views: 102,428
Posted By roll_over

This forum is pretty quiet. I personally welcome...

This forum is pretty quiet. I personally welcome any discussion. Check out some of the American forums and you will see pilots discussing and comparing different contracts, the exact opposite of...
10th Jul 2022, 09:42
Replies: 207
Views: 46,677
Posted By roll_over

If you look at the state of the carriers in the...

If you look at the state of the carriers in the US and compare them to BA you do wonder what BALPA is doingÖ.?
19th May 2022, 05:47
Replies: 502
Views: 210,253
Posted By roll_over

A pilot taking the bus in the UAE, wow. Better...

A pilot taking the bus in the UAE, wow. Better have something to wear over the uniform because that person will definitely be getting some strange looks.
Forum: Jet Blast
17th May 2022, 13:00
Replies: 106
Views: 13,188
Posted By roll_over

The energy used to mine bitcoin is securing the...

The energy used to mine bitcoin is securing the bitcoin network, itís worth it to create a store of value that canít be debased by your central banks. Oil companies are now looking into mining...
Replies: 127
Views: 27,260
Posted By roll_over

A skilled trade to fall back on is good advice...

A skilled trade to fall back on is good advice but if the advice when choosing to be a pilot is to have a skilled trade to fall back on then as others have alluded to itís not a great Ďcareerí...
Replies: 127
Views: 27,260
Posted By roll_over

I would caution against going into aviation, itís...

I would caution against going into aviation, itís not a real career, atleast in Europe.

The training is expensive, any time there is a downturn aviation gets destroyed, you risk losing your...
Forum: Jet Blast
10th May 2022, 11:37
Replies: 27
Views: 4,446
Posted By roll_over

It wasnít really tongue in cheek. In aviation we...

It wasnít really tongue in cheek. In aviation we have had a constant degradation of terms and conditions and yet people want to maintain or improved standards when broadly across the industry we are...
5th May 2022, 11:13
Replies: 80
Views: 10,554
Posted By roll_over

Hopefully it will make tickets more expensive....

Hopefully it will make tickets more expensive. The American carriers seem to be doing alright, their pilots too. The USA is a closed shop though, not like Europe.
5th May 2022, 08:15
Replies: 80
Views: 10,554
Posted By roll_over

Hopefully salaries will go up in the UK because...

Hopefully salaries will go up in the UK because the market is more restricted. The EU just serves companies and governments in reducing salaries and working conditions in Western Europe.
Forum: Jet Blast
28th Apr 2022, 21:08
Replies: 27
Views: 4,446
Posted By roll_over

Only in aviation would someone be advocating...

Only in aviation would someone be advocating making their job more difficult.
21st Apr 2022, 11:05
Replies: 55
Views: 14,992
Posted By roll_over

Good luck finding short term accommodation....

Good luck finding short term accommodation. Pilot= Deliveroo/Uber driver nowadays.
28th Mar 2022, 22:45
Replies: 52
Views: 10,578
Posted By roll_over

The governments are printing money out of thin...

The governments are printing money out of thin air and devaluing the currencies. Where do you think all the money for covid came from? Printing! Why is the cost of living going up so much, printing!...
Forum: Middle East
24th Feb 2022, 18:36
Replies: 559
Views: 250,283
Posted By roll_over

Iím seeing these bonds more and more nowadays,...

Iím seeing these bonds more and more nowadays, being a pilot does not seem that far away from being a modern day slave now.
Replies: 23
Views: 2,895
Posted By roll_over

It is ridiculous. I just got off the phone from a...

It is ridiculous. I just got off the phone from a not so polite person at the CAA who told me my license will take on average 3 months to be issued but no promises. I checked how long my ATPL took to...
Replies: 23
Views: 2,895
Posted By roll_over

Does anyone know how long it takes to be issued a...

Does anyone know how long it takes to be issued a UK ATPL?

I have an EASA one but I did all the UK exams again, UK medical and skills test. CAA told me over the phone they have everything and it...
Forum: North America
27th Jan 2022, 15:22
Replies: 147
Views: 67,870
Posted By roll_over

My Ozzie friends are applying to Atlas, can UK...

My Ozzie friends are applying to Atlas, can UK passport holders do it aswell?
27th Dec 2021, 08:29
Replies: 33
Views: 13,731
Posted By roll_over

You will find a lot of pilots very happy to fly...

You will find a lot of pilots very happy to fly for free or almost free. If you did that on the underground youíd probably end up tied to a tree in the woods getting a beating.

Some of the stuff I...
12th Jul 2021, 17:55
Replies: 39
Views: 20,288
Posted By roll_over

I'm not so sure about that, I have no job as an...

I'm not so sure about that, I have no job as an FO, decent amount of savings but I won't be paying for a type rating.
8th Apr 2021, 13:58
Replies: 108
Views: 78,290
Posted By roll_over

CodyBlade I was about to say that! ...

CodyBlade

I was about to say that!

After I got made redundant I put everything in stocks and bitcoin, has sure made unemployment less stressful!
Forum: Middle East
22nd Jul 2020, 13:26
Replies: 5
Views: 5,681
Posted By roll_over

Tax implications on returning to the UK

Hi guys,

Anyone who has been axed recently or left of their own accord able to share what they know about the tax implications on us returning back to the UK. I am hearing differing things such as...
28th Jan 2020, 17:21
Replies: 95
Views: 118,853
Posted By roll_over

Does SIA upgrade expats? I imagine time to...

Does SIA upgrade expats? I imagine time to command is really quite long?
7th Nov 2019, 05:09
Replies: 488
Views: 615,537
Posted By roll_over

Guys, what is the upgrade process at HKexpress...

Guys, what is the upgrade process at HKexpress like? Can anyone share some details?

Upgrade at my company seems to have stalled indefinitely and if it happens it will be on 320 and not widebody,...
Forum: Middle East
10th Oct 2019, 03:45
Replies: 10,198
Views: 6,300,092
Posted By roll_over

If you join with the hours what is the predicted...

If you join with the hours what is the predicted upgrade time on 777 or 787?

also how much is a 1 bed in a nicer area of town to rent?


Cheers
21st Aug 2019, 09:05
Replies: 471
Views: 513,694
Posted By roll_over

Is it really all doom and gloom at RYR? Upgrade...

Is it really all doom and gloom at RYR? Upgrade at our airline is delayed and or cancelled and a few colleagues have joined RYR and seem to say it's ok. They got upgraded quickly and say the money...
Forum: Middle East
6th Aug 2019, 14:27
Replies: 4,944
Views: 3,277,162
Posted By roll_over

I seem to remember someone wrote quite a long and...

I seem to remember someone wrote quite a long and detailed post regarding the fleet expansion or lack thereof and the time to command? Does anyone have it to hand, I can't seem to find it?


Thanks
Forum: Middle East
21st Jul 2019, 11:24
Replies: 10,198
Views: 6,300,092
Posted By roll_over

How long is the projected upgrade time if you...

How long is the projected upgrade time if you have the hours? Considering EK or QR and honestly not sure which is better?
3rd Mar 2019, 17:55
Replies: 6,995
Views: 6,673,961
Posted By roll_over

What has happened to my national airline? It...

What has happened to my national airline? It seems as if I want to come back from the sandpit now the only reasonable option is RYR and I don't really know how reasonable that is....
Replies: 0
Views: 1,206
Posted By roll_over

Converting GCAA atpl to EASA

Hi guys,

What is the easiest and quickest way to do this? I know I need to do all the exams. I have been told Ireland is the best place to do this as I can keep my license current easily by just...
22nd Apr 2017, 21:40
Replies: 63
Views: 25,893
Posted By roll_over

Coming from the unmentionable desert airline,...

Coming from the unmentionable desert airline, whenever we are in Hong Kong everyone says they same thing. We can't believe how expensive it is going out for dinner and drinks in some fairly average...
Forum: Middle East
24th Sep 2016, 11:36
Replies: 85
Views: 55,172
Posted By roll_over

Am I reading this right? You have been here 4...

Am I reading this right? You have been here 4 years and only saved 20,000 aed, we have no pension! The end of service benefit won't pay for your retirement!
28th May 2015, 20:25
Replies: 69
Views: 68,414
Posted By roll_over

Hi guys, What exactly are the figures after...

Hi guys,

What exactly are the figures after tax that guys at BA are making? Myself and my colleagues are looking at other options, we are flying over 900hrs in 365 days , probably about 60% or...
Forum: Middle East
13th Nov 2014, 08:35
Replies: 1
Views: 1,285
Posted By roll_over

Taxation advise with properties in the UK

Hi there,

I'm looking at buying a property in London to let out, I would like to know if anyone can recommend any companies that can advise the best ways to minimise tax as I'm sure there are a...
Forum: Middle East
18th Feb 2013, 18:30
Replies: 19
Views: 12,890
Posted By roll_over

In the email sent to everyone it said 1 month, so...

In the email sent to everyone it said 1 month, so I find it hard to believe office staff get 12 weeks :ugh::ugh:

I have to say 4 weeks is not that great, but in the grand scheme of things, a $40...
13th Feb 2011, 08:29
Replies: 78
Views: 14,940
Posted By roll_over

I am sure doctors or lawyers have in an interest...

I am sure doctors or lawyers have in an interest in their jobs, don't know why the ' you get to do a job you like' always gets pulled out when it comes to pilots
Forum: Jet Blast
16th Sep 2010, 13:09
Replies: 11
Views: 6,920
Posted By roll_over

Well I am a single 20 year old who has no...

Well I am a single 20 year old who has no property in the UK (just yet!) and I only have a few debit/ credit cards that I use when I am in the UK. Apart from that I just come home to visit friends...
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