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Forum: Questions
19th Feb 2018, 22:46
Replies: 2
Views: 909
Posted By Bealzebub

Do you mean the Tarom A310 incident in 1994? ...

Do you mean the Tarom A310 incident in 1994?
https://aviation-safety.net/wikibase/wiki.php?id=147069

https://youtu.be/JlMdMTy8JLg
https://youtu.be/VqmrRFeYzBI
17th Feb 2018, 17:55
Replies: 21
Views: 8,559
Posted By Bealzebub

Good decision Noel. For all of the reasons you...

Good decision Noel. For all of the reasons you suggest, I think you are probably right and it sounds like a well considered, realistic, and sensible decision.
17th Feb 2018, 17:39
Replies: 21
Views: 8,559
Posted By Bealzebub

I followed a group of 20 cadets 7 years ago...

I followed a group of 20 cadets 7 years ago through one of the main integrated training providers. That group were all integrated into our airline through an established cadet programme. Of that...
17th Feb 2018, 16:50
Replies: 19
Views: 5,620
Posted By Bealzebub

Yes, I completely agree with you. My reply was...

Yes, I completely agree with you. My reply was targetted at the posts immediately preceding my own. At “entry level” one of the differentials that matters, is going to be educational experience. The...
16th Feb 2018, 23:08
Replies: 19
Views: 5,620
Posted By Bealzebub

No, that isn’t what happens. If you have been...

No, that isn’t what happens. If you have been selected for interview then you are a strong candidate for that role. The interview is your opportunity to sell yourself. You would be amazed how many...
9th Feb 2018, 01:31
Replies: 6
Views: 2,242
Posted By Bealzebub

They will usually be looking for somebody who...

They will usually be looking for somebody who displays a professional attitude, demeanour and appearance. In the case of the latter, the term “well groomed” is a good benchmark. Let me put it this...
31st Jan 2018, 03:40
Replies: 109
Views: 36,882
Posted By Bealzebub

Oh absolutely, The young will never push for...

Oh absolutely,

The young will never push for a rise in the retirement age. I certainly didn’t. At 20 I fully expected to be well off by the time I was 40 and that thing called retirement was...
30th Jan 2018, 23:29
Replies: 109
Views: 36,882
Posted By Bealzebub

No we didn’t “all sign up to retire at 65” many...

No we didn’t “all sign up to retire at 65” many of us will have expected to retire at 55 or later 60 when we “signed up.” Even then, with the option to retire anything up to 5 years earlier on...
5th Jan 2018, 12:38
Replies: 35
Views: 24,366
Posted By Bealzebub

Amongst all the usual preening, did anyone...

Amongst all the usual preening, did anyone actually read post number 9?
3rd Jan 2018, 17:56
Replies: 4
Views: 1,372
Posted By Bealzebub

Or just earn, use, or buy one, and the clock...

Or just earn, use, or buy one, and the clock resets for another 3 years!
16th Dec 2017, 22:14
Replies: 3
Views: 1,406
Posted By Bealzebub

You would need to contact the CAA medical branch....

You would need to contact the CAA medical branch.

Their broad guidance is as follows:
10th Oct 2017, 23:22
Replies: 72
Views: 19,281
Posted By Bealzebub

Just as for years, many of these same groups...

Just as for years, many of these same groups despised the negative discrimination. It takes a long time to redress the balance, and the aim of positive discrimination is to accelerate the process of...
Replies: 878
Views: 439,950
Posted By Bealzebub

In answer to your general questions: Loss of...

In answer to your general questions:

Loss of licence cover pays out an insured sum if you lose your licence through no fault of your own. It is a lump sum payout and like most insurance comes with...
3rd Sep 2017, 18:30
Replies: 19
Views: 4,095
Posted By Bealzebub

Not really! It is having a passed out pilot in...

Not really! It is having a passed out pilot in the other seat that is "problematic". Locally, I am aware of one actual instance of this occurring this year.
3rd Sep 2017, 16:31
Replies: 19
Views: 4,095
Posted By Bealzebub

Worth also bearing in mind that it is now...

Worth also bearing in mind that it is now possible for insulin dependant diabetics to be operating with you. If you are likely to faint at the sight of them injecting themselves, and as a result be...
Forum: Tech Log
12th Jul 2017, 20:10
Replies: 55
Views: 16,200
Posted By Bealzebub

The "golden years of aviation" There wasn't much...

The "golden years of aviation" There wasn't much "Golden" when you compare the accident rates over the preceding decades. Obviously technical advances have played a significant part in that...
Forum: Questions
28th Jun 2017, 10:27
Replies: 9
Views: 1,736
Posted By Bealzebub

And still Skyjob gave you an excellent reply...

And still Skyjob gave you an excellent reply encapsulated in the first sentence.

The guide is good judgment and common sense as made by any given individual on any given day. Any discretionary...
26th Jun 2017, 19:54
Replies: 18
Views: 8,134
Posted By Bealzebub

Well until you do the maths! There are 196...

Well until you do the maths!

There are 196 countries in the world and whilst some of them don't figure at all in aviation terms, others are particularly dominant in this aspect. But keeping things...
21st Jun 2017, 21:50
Replies: 16
Views: 10,320
Posted By Bealzebub

Sadly, the opportunities aren't. Many airlines at...

Sadly, the opportunities aren't. Many airlines at the 200 hour level will be highly selective when it comes to their cadet programmes and will often tie in with specific training programmes that they...
Replies: 2
Views: 954
Posted By Bealzebub

A type rating doesn't really work like that. ...

A type rating doesn't really work like that.

When an airline provides a type rating (directly or through a contractor) the process broadly involves around 3-4 weeks of full time classroom...
17th May 2017, 13:07
Replies: 372
Views: 182,976
Posted By Bealzebub

Latvia (and Lithuania) are both signatures to the...

Latvia (and Lithuania) are both signatures to the Schengen Treaty and therefore required to apply the Schengen acquis. Immigration requirements are likely to be the same as most other EU countries....
8th May 2017, 14:57
Replies: 63
Views: 30,602
Posted By Bealzebub

There is a parent inside of me that really wants...

There is a parent inside of me that really wants to agree with you. In 2011 I started to follow the progress of a new group of cadets who started their careers with us, from one of the big 3 training...
7th May 2017, 17:17
Replies: 63
Views: 30,602
Posted By Bealzebub

What so many people fail to understand these...

What so many people fail to understand these days, is that a CPL and 200 (odd) hours is simply not the benchmark level for airline employment. It wasn't in 1967 and it isn't in 2017.

If you...
4th May 2017, 14:55
Replies: 102
Views: 87,818
Posted By Bealzebub

Men? Do women not count then? You haven't...

Men? Do women not count then?

You haven't met a teacher in an inner city school have you? I have been an airline pilot for 40 years and I can compare. Thanking my lucky stars!

Some of you need...
23rd Apr 2017, 23:34
Replies: 11
Views: 8,223
Posted By Bealzebub

No it is not true. The FREA (Flat Rate...

No it is not true.

The FREA (Flat Rate Expense Allowance) is an agreed rate (between HMRC & BALPA) for uniformed airline crew in the U.K. You need to claim it as part of your Self assessment...
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