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Forum: Middle East
25th Nov 2019, 06:33
Replies: 2
Views: 3,755
Posted By WX Man

EK: does your wife work?

Very quick question... If you work for EK, does your wife work?

How easy was it for her to find a job?
Forum: Tech Log
23rd Sep 2019, 19:50
Replies: 3
Views: 1,352
Posted By WX Man

Excellent, thanks guys!

Excellent, thanks guys!
Forum: Tech Log
23rd Sep 2019, 07:19
Replies: 3
Views: 1,352
Posted By WX Man

Buzzer(?) on 48VU panel A320

Can't find anything about it in the FCOM. Looked in the maintenance manual but couldn't find anything to help. Even Google is not being much help!

To the left of the "Toilet occupied" light on...
18th Oct 2016, 13:58
Replies: 184
Views: 121,652
Posted By WX Man

Are all the new hires for ABZ? Any other bases...

Are all the new hires for ABZ? Any other bases available?
19th Sep 2016, 08:25
Replies: 15
Views: 4,419
Posted By WX Man

It's not just our industry; it's every industry. ...

It's not just our industry; it's every industry.

But don't relate it to money, hours worked etc: relate it to what you can do with the money that you earn, and how much time off you get to do it....
18th Sep 2016, 16:22
Replies: 58
Views: 41,719
Posted By WX Man

I see the advert for NTR F/Os has come up again. ...

I see the advert for NTR F/Os has come up again.

Any update on T&C here? I'm currently based in the UK, I don't mind my job but I can't stand living here.

Having spent a decent amount of time...
Forum: Middle East
15th Sep 2016, 09:58
Replies: 4,944
Views: 3,331,343
Posted By WX Man

Heard on the grapevine that EK recruitment will...

Heard on the grapevine that EK recruitment will be slowing considerably in the next few months. Any truth to this?

Also, are there any 777 drivers (F/Os, hopefully) who can give me a sample...
12th Dec 2015, 12:02
Replies: 1,173
Views: 964,984
Posted By WX Man

Are they still asking NTR joiners to take 50%...

Are they still asking NTR joiners to take 50% through training and then 70% contracts? Or is everyone going onto the 100% now?

I know of a couple of folks who joined straight onto the 100%...
Forum: ATC Issues
6th Dec 2015, 18:43
Replies: 1
Views: 2,313
Posted By WX Man

Anyone know anyone at EGLC?

I'm looking for a contact at EGLC. Trying to arrange a visit to the tower. Sorry if this appears to be "spam" in the ATC page, but I'm not sure how to go about arranging this visit for me, a friend...
24th Nov 2015, 17:01
Replies: 2
Views: 3,752
Posted By WX Man

Monarch new hires

Quick question...

Where are most of the new hires in Monarch probably going to be based? Which bases are most short of crews (specifically F/Os)?
11th Sep 2015, 07:08
Replies: 1,173
Views: 964,984
Posted By WX Man

What's the criteria for an F/O to become a SFO?...

What's the criteria for an F/O to become a SFO? And what's the take home like for a SFO?
11th Sep 2015, 06:48
Replies: 237
Views: 124,273
Posted By WX Man

Lawro, you lucky bugger. Wish I had 12 months...

Lawro, you lucky bugger. Wish I had 12 months left. Instead I have about 30 years left (at the moment. This is before the government in 10 years' start b*ggering around with the retirement age...
7th Sep 2015, 11:38
Replies: 2
Views: 3,588
Posted By WX Man

What is BA long haul really like?

All the way through training, early stages of my career, and now into the middle stages of my career, people talk about BA long haul like it is the prize to aspire to.

Is this still the case? Is...
Forum: North America
24th Jul 2015, 11:00
Replies: 6
Views: 5,324
Posted By WX Man

Hey, Weathergirly. Are we related?! ;) I'm...

Hey, Weathergirly. Are we related?! ;)

I'm also looking for a school in Florida to do an ATP at. Just want to turn up, do minimum training, oral test, check ride and then go away.

What sort of...
3rd Dec 2014, 11:54
Replies: 22
Views: 9,659
Posted By WX Man

BA CityFlyer. Bonded for about 20K amortised over...

BA CityFlyer. Bonded for about 20K amortised over 2.5 years.
6th Nov 2014, 07:15
Replies: 10
Views: 5,989
Posted By WX Man

WX Girly- are you my long lost sister? :) Re...

WX Girly- are you my long lost sister? :)

Re BMIbaby and Eastern, what would constitute "contractually obliged" to work overtime?

Would this be: rostered until 15:00 but you're contractually...
3rd Nov 2014, 14:45
Replies: 61
Views: 26,704
Posted By WX Man

@Busairdriver, nope... you've trumped me! -...

@Busairdriver, nope... you've trumped me!

- Mostly 7/2,
- Mix of earlies, lates and nights
- No flight duty pay and no sector pay- the only money you take home is your salary, which in turn is...
1st Nov 2014, 09:07
Replies: 61
Views: 26,704
Posted By WX Man

Just out of interest, why do people WANT to leave...

Just out of interest, why do people WANT to leave this company so badly?

Just want to compare it to my lot, and see how much better/worse off I am.
31st Oct 2014, 14:11
Replies: 0
Views: 2,107
Posted By WX Man

BA CityFlyer & LCY commuting

What's the reality of commuting to LCY if you work for CityFlyer? If you work for them, what's the furthest away from LCY that you (realistically) could live?

Does anyone use the train/bus to...
31st Oct 2014, 10:11
Replies: 9
Views: 3,004
Posted By WX Man

My company claim to have a fixed pattern but then...

My company claim to have a fixed pattern but then they randomise it at the last minute. Rosters are also released late (usually with 1 week's notice but sometimes with only 4 days to go until the...
25th Sep 2014, 09:18
Replies: 172
Views: 131,086
Posted By WX Man

Turns out my chum has had the call. He was...

Turns out my chum has had the call. He was keeping it very quiet!

Now to just hope I get a call for interview...
23rd Sep 2014, 14:10
Replies: 172
Views: 131,086
Posted By WX Man

When are the courses due to start? Just wondering...

When are the courses due to start? Just wondering if my friend who's in the hold pool has had The Call yet.
23rd Sep 2014, 14:09
Replies: 1,173
Views: 964,984
Posted By WX Man

Was there a time limit in which to do the online...

Was there a time limit in which to do the online tests?
27th Aug 2014, 10:42
Replies: 172
Views: 131,086
Posted By WX Man

When you say that people are leaving, what's the...

When you say that people are leaving, what's the attrition rate at the moment- any idea how many folk are required in the next 3-4 months?

A friend of mine is in the hold pool from last year's...
4th Aug 2014, 08:41
Replies: 11
Views: 2,863
Posted By WX Man

Thanks for the replies, chaps. Casa 212 looks...

Thanks for the replies, chaps. Casa 212 looks like the most suitable contender so far... doesn't need to be as big as the AR404 or the C23. The AN28 would have been good, but its successor the AN38...
2nd Aug 2014, 10:01
Replies: 54
Views: 28,953
Posted By WX Man

Notwithstanding the rostering debate, did anyone...

Notwithstanding the rostering debate, did anyone reading this forum apply?
27th Jul 2014, 12:23
Replies: 11
Views: 2,863
Posted By WX Man

Small a/c with loading ramp

I figure this is the best place to ask this question!

I'm looking to compare small a/c that have a loading ramp. So far, the only one I can see is the Casa 212.

Can anyone think of any more?
28th Jun 2014, 10:40
Replies: 39
Views: 12,043
Posted By WX Man

Exascot... you sound like a legend. Good on you...

Exascot... you sound like a legend. Good on you mate.:D
28th Jun 2014, 08:36
Replies: 39
Views: 12,043
Posted By WX Man

I work for one of these companies, flying King...

I work for one of these companies, flying King Airs. I have been flying King Airs for FAR TOO BLOODY LONG now.

Sure, it's great to do for a couple of years, and the first 2 years I had batting...
23rd May 2014, 10:09
Replies: 426
Views: 199,647
Posted By WX Man

Yes, just seen that ad. And as you said:...

Yes, just seen that ad.

And as you said: looks like it- Turboprop: no chance.

If I could go back to my 23 year old self, I'd tell him to save his 48,000 that he spent on a modular course and...
23rd May 2014, 10:06
Replies: 255
Views: 121,271
Posted By WX Man

All of the above being said, there are PLENTY of...

All of the above being said, there are PLENTY of people who have been flying for Eastern, Aer Arrann etc for far too long whilst the 200h zero-to-hero folks go straight to the RHS of one of MOL's or...
22nd May 2014, 11:31
Replies: 426
Views: 199,647
Posted By WX Man

Trying to ignore the safety/experience debate, I...

Trying to ignore the safety/experience debate, I reiterate my last question:

- does anyone think there will be a change of policy in RYR, so that experienced non-TR'd F/Os will be taken on?

If...
15th May 2014, 09:59
Replies: 426
Views: 199,647
Posted By WX Man

Any chance that they will start looking more...

Any chance that they will start looking more favourably at guys with >250h and over 30 years old any time soon?

If they are looking for some kind of stability in their workforce, or people who...
12th May 2014, 22:17
Replies: 6
Views: 2,353
Posted By WX Man

The contact I signed complies with UK law, which...

The contact I signed complies with UK law, which entitles me to 5.6 weeks (=28 days) per year.

If I worked in the office, on a "5/2" shift pattern, I would be able to take 10 days holiday and...
10th May 2014, 13:01
Replies: 6
Views: 2,353
Posted By WX Man

How does holiday work in your company? (UK only)

My company will give you x number of days off, costing you y days holiday. This is meant to reflect the "shoulder days" that office staff would have, i.e. the office staff put in for 5 days holiday...
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