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26th Jul 2017, 09:30
Replies: 77
Views: 43,715
Posted By FlyingTinCans

There seems to be some good balanced advice on...

There seems to be some good balanced advice on this thread which is refreshing for this forum!

Can someone shed some light on the terms of self funding the TR for a UK DEC?

Very little...
12th Nov 2016, 10:52
Replies: 7,039
Views: 6,287,630
Posted By FlyingTinCans

Didn't they go to HKG as well? Does seem odd...

Didn't they go to HKG as well?

Does seem odd to specifically try to attract guys to long haul, and then say the year your in the pool there will be no or very little recruitment.

Will wait and...
12th Nov 2016, 07:14
Replies: 7,039
Views: 6,287,630
Posted By FlyingTinCans

If you contact the recruitment team they will be...

If you contact the recruitment team they will be able to tell you your number in the pool.
As to when you are are pulled out the pool they probably won't be able to answer or won't commit too.
...
27th Jul 2016, 07:06
Replies: 7,039
Views: 6,287,630
Posted By FlyingTinCans

Has the new variable pay system started yet? Its...

Has the new variable pay system started yet? Its common knowledge that the bottom of BA's pay scale isn't the best, any evidence of it being made better or worse by this new system?
Forum: Middle East
17th Jul 2016, 14:46
Replies: 4,040
Views: 1,930,435
Posted By FlyingTinCans

Ifly, I did leave & for the exact reasons you...

Ifly, I did leave & for the exact reasons you mentioned.

Many have left, many are in the process of leaving, the attrition rate is huge, because guys are doing exactly what you say you would do. ...
Forum: Middle East
17th Jul 2016, 12:22
Replies: 4,040
Views: 1,930,435
Posted By FlyingTinCans

All pilots complain and I agree that pprune is...

All pilots complain and I agree that pprune is just a small section of the worldwide pilot group who are on an endless task of trying to find airline nirvana.

However, don't use it as an excuse...
26th Mar 2016, 06:08
Replies: 1,543
Views: 1,553,363
Posted By FlyingTinCans

Hypothetically, if during the GA at light weights...

Hypothetically, if during the GA at light weights with full thrust and flaps down, the PF trimmed almost full nose down at high trim speed (the 737 trim is faster when flaps are down) to keep the...
6th Mar 2016, 04:05
Replies: 7,039
Views: 6,287,630
Posted By FlyingTinCans

Thanks for the info Wiggy, So if you join BA...

Thanks for the info Wiggy,

So if you join BA after next month you've been given a pay cut of around 1000 per month for the first 3 months :ouch:
4th Mar 2016, 18:24
Replies: 7,039
Views: 6,287,630
Posted By FlyingTinCans

Doesn't BA pay for duty time as well as flight...

Doesn't BA pay for duty time as well as flight time?

So you should get basic plus time for ground duties (type rating, conversion course etc)?

Wasn't this vote also about an overall increase in...
6th Feb 2016, 05:37
Replies: 7,039
Views: 6,287,630
Posted By FlyingTinCans

Does anyone know how this 'JSS' is going to...

Does anyone know how this 'JSS' is going to function?

My previous employers used preferential based system and it effectively allowed the top 10% of each rank to write there own roster while the...
Forum: Middle East
19th Nov 2015, 08:14
Replies: 47
Views: 32,067
Posted By FlyingTinCans

"Mortgage + bills + food+ car etc is...

"Mortgage + bills + food+ car etc is 1.5-2k".......

Yea if you own a small terrace house in the north of the UK & drive a second hand Vauxhall Corsa that you and the wife share....
Forum: Middle East
24th Sep 2015, 22:50
Replies: 89
Views: 51,589
Posted By FlyingTinCans

Anyone know the tax situation for Brits looking...

Anyone know the tax situation for Brits looking at KAL?

As most looking at this contract will have a home & family living in the UK, the 13 days off per month will take you over the '91 day...
Forum: Middle East
23rd Jun 2015, 21:10
Replies: 20
Views: 6,951
Posted By FlyingTinCans

Across the road at FZ rosters are late too due to...

Across the road at FZ rosters are late too due to staffing issues...
Forum: Middle East
4th Jun 2015, 14:26
Replies: 4,040
Views: 1,930,435
Posted By FlyingTinCans

The 'second type' rumour has been around since FZ...

The 'second type' rumour has been around since FZ started 6 years ago. It's yet to be confirmed and will no doubt be around long enough that it will eventually come true.

More realistically,...
Forum: Tech Log
11th May 2015, 19:33
Replies: 2
Views: 1,538
Posted By FlyingTinCans

737NG Battery Charger Failure

On a 737NG in flight with 2 engine generators powering normally, with a single battery & battery charger what are the consequences of a battery charger failure?

The FCOM states that the battery...
27th Mar 2015, 11:16
Replies: 3,529
Views: 4,972,136
Posted By FlyingTinCans

Pace, There are plenty of aviation accidents...

Pace,

There are plenty of aviation accidents that have resulted in the crew flying the aircraft into terrain.
Majority were not pilot suicide but DID involve a pilot making, what he/she thought...
27th Mar 2015, 10:20
Replies: 3,529
Views: 4,972,136
Posted By FlyingTinCans

Confirmation Bias or Confirmatory Bias, is a...

Confirmation Bias or Confirmatory Bias, is a tendency to search for or interpret information in a way that confirms one's preconceptions, leading to statistical errors.

It is human condition that...
27th Mar 2015, 09:08
Replies: 3,529
Views: 4,972,136
Posted By FlyingTinCans

FLYING COUNSEL Yet you feel qualified...

FLYING COUNSEL


Yet you feel qualified enough to do the accident investigation from your computer seat, even though by your own admission you are not a pilot, engineer, air crash investigator?
...
27th Mar 2015, 07:27
Replies: 3,529
Views: 4,972,136
Posted By FlyingTinCans

I think you will find most aviation professionals...

I think you will find most aviation professionals are in the 'let's have an investigation first' stage.

It's been 2 days, part of a CVR recording has been leaked, and the FDR has not even been...
27th Mar 2015, 06:44
Replies: 3,529
Views: 4,972,136
Posted By FlyingTinCans

I can assure you, that the Airbus allows you to...

I can assure you, that the Airbus allows you to pull the speedbrake at top of desent
26th Mar 2015, 21:11
Replies: 3,529
Views: 4,972,136
Posted By FlyingTinCans

There really needs to be some educating here with...

There really needs to be some educating here with regards to the procedure of having a cabin crew present when a pilot leaves the flight deck.

It has absolutly nothing to do with stopping a pilot...
28th Feb 2015, 16:19
Replies: 37
Views: 10,288
Posted By FlyingTinCans

John Smith, Before you lose all credibility...

John Smith,

Before you lose all credibility on this forum you will have to share with us the name of your employer.

€150k per year after tax & in excess of 20% company defined pension...
Forum: Tech Log
6th Feb 2015, 15:28
Replies: 13
Views: 3,948
Posted By FlyingTinCans

It may have been to standadise the procedure with...

It may have been to standadise the procedure with other Boeing types.

A few normal & non-normal procedures have been tweaked to bring them in line with more recent boeing types such as the 777.
...
Forum: Middle East
2nd Feb 2015, 15:15
Replies: 12
Views: 6,013
Posted By FlyingTinCans

A similar thing is happening across the runway at...

A similar thing is happening across the runway at FZ.

Flying to "short haul" destinations barely inside FTLs, but to be fair to the GCAA if a route goes in to discretion on a regular basis FZ are...
30th Jan 2015, 23:35
Replies: 994
Views: 874,072
Posted By FlyingTinCans

Any ideas what bases will be offered?

Any ideas what bases will be offered?
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