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23rd May 2022, 04:15
Replies: 32
Views: 7,597
Posted By Veruka Salt

I was flying the A330 at the time (not JQ). ...

I was flying the A330 at the time (not JQ).

The ĎTOGA Tapí was titled ĎGo Around from Intermediate Altitudeí in our manuals, and was an Airbus approved procedure.

However, why anyone would do...
7th May 2022, 14:10
Replies: 42
Views: 13,465
Posted By Veruka Salt

That story was perpetuated by CX 777 drivers...

That story was perpetuated by CX 777 drivers alarmed at losing their hallowed ULH turf to the 350. The 350 is actually less payload limited on 16 hr JFK sectors than the 77W, especially the -1000.
Forum: North America
5th Apr 2022, 15:31
Replies: 87
Views: 45,095
Posted By Veruka Salt

I donít earn 20K/mth after tax (PICs do), but nor...

I donít earn 20K/mth after tax (PICs do), but nor do I know any CX CN who does now (consistently). I didnít - even with transition expat housing - and was on one of the busy fleets. No LEP does. And...
Forum: North America
4th Apr 2022, 21:56
Replies: 87
Views: 45,095
Posted By Veruka Salt

Garbage Sam. As a former CX Captain now working...

Garbage Sam. As a former CX Captain now working for a non-major US outfit, I suggest you widen your research.

I currently earn just shy of my wonderful POS 18 CN salary, but my familyís QOL has...
2nd Jan 2022, 05:36
Replies: 358
Views: 159,380
Posted By Veruka Salt

Best advice ever - Flight ‘Suggesters’ not ...

Best advice ever - Flight ‘Suggesters’ not Flight ‘Directors’
15th Nov 2021, 03:08
Replies: 59
Views: 39,191
Posted By Veruka Salt

Plenty of CX guys currently doing Atlas...

Plenty of CX guys currently doing Atlas interviews from the comfort of their HK homes.
15th Nov 2021, 02:37
Replies: 14
Views: 6,601
Posted By Veruka Salt

About as similar as A330/A350 mixed flying Iím...

About as similar as A330/A350 mixed flying Iím familiar with.
13th Nov 2021, 03:32
Replies: 247
Views: 130,382
Posted By Veruka Salt

For anyone with an E3 visa or US Residency there...

For anyone with an E3 visa or US Residency there are OUTSTANDING job opportunities.
22nd Oct 2021, 03:36
Replies: 16
Views: 10,662
Posted By Veruka Salt

Nice try ‘rona. The particular cargo airline is a...

Nice try ‘rona. The particular cargo airline is a 14 CFR Pt. 121 operation with Pt. 117 FTLs (airline standard). Look it up. The Regs are accessible online.

Some great ex-CX folk there loving life...
12th Oct 2021, 21:09
Replies: 232
Views: 52,542
Posted By Veruka Salt

767-300 ER with the CF6-80 donks. Best 185T...

767-300 ER with the CF6-80 donks. Best 185T fighter jet ever.
4th Oct 2021, 18:36
Replies: 32
Views: 17,476
Posted By Veruka Salt

Better not to say left/right as causes confusion,...

Better not to say left/right as causes confusion, particularly for aft-facing cabin crew. Recent Airbus amendment removed left/right from evacuation order for this reason.

What is it with folk...
8th Sep 2021, 06:37
Replies: 51
Views: 28,778
Posted By Veruka Salt

Confirmed at Fleet Forum yesterday. 8 pilots & 16...

Confirmed at Fleet Forum yesterday. 8 pilots & 16 cabin crew at PB.
8th Sep 2021, 03:09
Replies: 185
Views: 84,713
Posted By Veruka Salt

Carol, an airline surviving as a fraction of its...

Carol, an airline surviving as a fraction of its former size wonít lead to speedier commands, despite the resignations. Probably the opposite.
17th Aug 2021, 00:08
Replies: 11
Views: 4,698
Posted By Veruka Salt

I recall a QF767 losing an engine on takeoff out...

I recall a QF767 losing an engine on takeoff out of SYD due an Apex Bit finding its way into bleed ducting. Sneaky little things.
30th Jul 2021, 05:49
Replies: 31
Views: 22,746
Posted By Veruka Salt

And confirmed by MH & SB today that yes, KPL was...

And confirmed by MH & SB today that yes, KPL was one of the 3, & yes itís a lease return.

I like my sources more.
28th Jul 2021, 11:28
Replies: 31
Views: 22,746
Posted By Veruka Salt

Not what MLO said. But maybe the Regos have...

Not what MLO said. But maybe the Regos have changed. Who cares!
27th Jul 2021, 23:45
Replies: 31
Views: 22,746
Posted By Veruka Salt

The 3 x 777's brought back from Alice yesterday:...

The 3 x 777's brought back from Alice yesterday: 1 (-KPL) is a lease return, the other 2 are off to XMN for cargo conversion.

There's an uptick in pax demand at the back end of summer for...
7th Jul 2021, 23:31
Replies: 143
Views: 62,759
Posted By Veruka Salt

Good past Gnadenburg. But to be fair, the CX...

Good past Gnadenburg. But to be fair, the CX exchange pilot we sent you was hardly our finest. Hence why he’s spent most of his CX career hiding in management roles;)
7th Jul 2021, 23:26
Replies: 18
Views: 9,265
Posted By Veruka Salt

You can’t be forced into a closed loop - it...

You can’t be forced into a closed loop - it requires your consent to waive certain provisions of the FTLs (2 in 14 etc), as you are consenting to take your G days downroute.

Hence the consent form.
3rd Jul 2021, 09:28
Replies: 96
Views: 24,478
Posted By Veruka Salt

Or your mates at Cathay get quarantined in a...

Or your mates at Cathay get quarantined in a HOTEL ROOM for 5 WEEKS. Despite being fully vaccinated. And Hong Kong having done vastly better at COVID than Australia. Go figure.
30th Jun 2021, 22:19
Replies: 42
Views: 11,493
Posted By Veruka Salt

Cats & dogs (up to a certain size) are allowed in...

Cats & dogs (up to a certain size) are allowed in cabin on plenty of airlines. Off the top of my head: American, Air Canada, Thai, Turkish, Lufthansa …….
22nd Jun 2021, 08:18
Replies: 92
Views: 31,020
Posted By Veruka Salt

Avinthenews Av, both the 330 & 350 have auto...

Avinthenews

Av, both the 330 & 350 have auto TCAS. It literally just flies the RA.

Auto Emerg. Descent on the 350, simple version: press AED button, pull speedbrake. If you don’t respond to a...
17th Jun 2021, 07:54
Replies: 92
Views: 31,020
Posted By Veruka Salt

I think you’re right.

I think you’re right.
16th Jun 2021, 14:49
Replies: 264
Views: 83,400
Posted By Veruka Salt

Iced up probes arenít a problem in the 350. But I...

Iced up probes arenít a problem in the 350. But I take your point.
28th May 2021, 08:07
Replies: 20
Views: 16,962
Posted By Veruka Salt

Now weíre all paid the same, who are the...

Now weíre all paid the same, who are the Ďoverpaid western expatsí Veritas?
29th Apr 2021, 08:59
Replies: 48
Views: 11,571
Posted By Veruka Salt

Bank running in Cessna twins around western NSW...

Bank running in Cessna twins around western NSW in the mid nineties. No DME (didnít have it ... ), no GPS (couldnít afford it), no autopilot or wx radar (what are they?), and no experience (well, we...
28th Apr 2021, 05:18
Replies: 114
Views: 71,194
Posted By Veruka Salt

You don’t need a subscription to view the...

You don’t need a subscription to view the article. Clear out your cookies etc.
22nd Apr 2021, 09:36
Replies: 270
Views: 163,377
Posted By Veruka Salt

Unsure. Can think of a few very senior guys who...

Unsure. Can think of a few very senior guys who spent < 5 mins in HK before gaining Oz bases in the early 90s
22nd Apr 2021, 09:16
Replies: 270
Views: 163,377
Posted By Veruka Salt

I think a total of 130 on the OZ/NZ bases. Most...

I think a total of 130 on the OZ/NZ bases. Most of the DEFOs from 2007/08 would be affected. Not wanting to add to anyone’s misery here.
22nd Apr 2021, 09:07
Replies: 270
Views: 163,377
Posted By Veruka Salt

From an email sent to the base crew today....

From an email sent to the base crew today. Unsure of base numbers, but have heard a number of ~ 130 mentioned for OZ/NZ. Someone will correct me if wrong.
22nd Apr 2021, 03:45
Replies: 13
Views: 10,688
Posted By Veruka Salt

OZ & NZ. Something about a process of...

OZ & NZ. Something about a process of consultation though. CAN sounds like a hard closure.

Spare a thought for the many great guys/girls on Bases.
22nd Apr 2021, 03:43
Replies: 270
Views: 163,377
Posted By Veruka Salt

OZ & NZ closed too. Those with PR can return,...

OZ & NZ closed too. Those with PR can return, non-PR made redundant. Assume CAN same.
4th Apr 2021, 11:36
Replies: 23
Views: 6,529
Posted By Veruka Salt

HiFly, from memory

HiFly, from memory
18th Mar 2021, 03:52
Replies: 193
Views: 92,730
Posted By Veruka Salt

MANY people have left (including the Airbus DCP),...

MANY people have left (including the Airbus DCP), with no job to return to in their home countries. Clearly the prospect of lower wages & higher taxation in their home countries isn't a deterrent!...
22nd Feb 2021, 03:58
Replies: 285
Views: 218,270
Posted By Veruka Salt

Because fuel jettison takes time - based on...

Because fuel jettison takes time - based on assessment of the situation, crew may have (rightly) decided to do an overweight landing & get back on the ground PDQ.
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