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8th Nov 2010, 14:28
Replies: 9,419
Views: 5,277,880
Posted By IrishJetdriver

Single push of TOGA commands a 2000fpm climb on...

Single push of TOGA commands a 2000fpm climb on the flight directors and autothrottle. Push twice and you get full welly. Often confuses people who wonder why they've apparently not got full thrust...
Replies: 31
Views: 3,770
Posted By IrishJetdriver

There are 3 types of lie. Lies, damned lies and...

There are 3 types of lie. Lies, damned lies and statistics. A flight school would make their stats look good, even when most of their students who got jobs did it off their own backs and also had to...
Replies: 23
Views: 2,439
Posted By IrishJetdriver

Listen to your instructor. You should have...

Listen to your instructor. You should have learned stall recovery a long time ago.

Try and pick up the dropped wing with aileron and you could progress rapidly to the single engine spin.
Replies: 16
Views: 1,254
Posted By IrishJetdriver

Is it Airbi? Anyway, I fly both seats and the...

Is it Airbi? Anyway, I fly both seats and the most confusing is which side the seat levers are not which hands I'm flying with!
22nd Jun 2010, 12:38
Replies: 9,419
Views: 5,277,880
Posted By IrishJetdriver

I believe that currently it's one strike and...

I believe that currently it's one strike and you're out for the assessment. Second chance not given. At the moment. Can all change with market forces though.
Replies: 11
Views: 889
Posted By IrishJetdriver

Flew with a guy who had "ear bud" type...

Flew with a guy who had "ear bud" type headphones. Every time he swallowed you could hear him over the intercom and it sounded like you were inside his head. Really really irritating on a long day. I...
19th Apr 2010, 11:15
Replies: 47
Views: 13,313
Posted By IrishJetdriver

They are realists

They are realists
18th Apr 2010, 23:54
Replies: 63
Views: 25,747
Posted By IrishJetdriver

The Thistle on the airport has great crew rates....

The Thistle on the airport has great crew rates. I think 37 including breakfast, parking and internet & it's a short walk to the training centre. Give them a call. You may need to show them an FR ID...
Replies: 35
Views: 1,350
Posted By IrishJetdriver

13k

Alas it was via a splendid method called "self improver" which is no longer an option. Basically if you had more than 1500hrs then all you had to do was take whatever training was necessary (if any)...
Replies: 35
Views: 1,350
Posted By IrishJetdriver

In Sep 1998, age 34, with wife, mortgage and 8...

In Sep 1998, age 34, with wife, mortgage and 8 week old baby I quit my London job to do the ATPL course. In March 1999 I had finished everything. In Feb 2001 I got a job. I'm now an LTC with Ryanair....
Replies: 14
Views: 2,327
Posted By IrishJetdriver

Whilst I can't comment on which open day you...

Whilst I can't comment on which open day you should try and attend, I urge caution for when you do attend. The aim of the organisation is to take your money from you. They have no interest in...
Replies: 4
Views: 3,415
Posted By IrishJetdriver

The Bill Bulfer 737NG specific to Ryanair is a...

The Bill Bulfer 737NG specific to Ryanair is a good purchase. It's not the SOP's but covers the aircraft very well and you'll probably find it useful for the tech side of things. The SOP's will be...
Replies: 2
Views: 1,980
Posted By IrishJetdriver

The correct term is Psychometric tests. I think...

The correct term is Psychometric tests. I think the info can be researched online and there are books available although I'm not able to say which ones are any good. I'm sure others will post that...
10th Mar 2010, 09:54
Replies: 26
Views: 10,819
Posted By IrishJetdriver

Whilst I can't offer information on the...

Whilst I can't offer information on the Brookfield contract, I can advise you that the company name is Ryanair not Ryan Air
Replies: 5
Views: 6,821
Posted By IrishJetdriver

NOTE. If you're line training then you are a...

NOTE. If you're line training then you are a fully qualified, appropriately licenced pilot on that aircraft type. All you're doing is learning that airlines procedures. My comments below assume...
Replies: 24
Views: 3,943
Posted By IrishJetdriver

Cathy sounds nice. Where does she work?

Cathy sounds nice. Where does she work?
Replies: 8
Views: 2,811
Posted By IrishJetdriver

yes. I think!

yes. I think!
Replies: 12
Views: 10,527
Posted By IrishJetdriver

The 300nm X/C can be done in a straight line. I...

The 300nm X/C can be done in a straight line. I went to the south of France, stayed there a couple of days and my buddy flew back. Just made sure we landed twice in each direction. Dead easy,...
Replies: 4
Views: 2,382
Posted By IrishJetdriver

I think this is what you want but it's hard to...

I think this is what you want but it's hard to remember (or remember what I was talking about in my notes anyway)

Convergency is for Great Circle and is d.long x sin of MEAN LAT
Conversion Angle...
Replies: 24
Views: 3,943
Posted By IrishJetdriver

Now is the tough bit. Be prepared for a wait of...

Now is the tough bit. Be prepared for a wait of realistically a couple of years before perhaps even getting replies to CVs. As has just been mentioned, don't pay for a TR without a rock solid job...
Replies: 10
Views: 1,548
Posted By IrishJetdriver

You study as long as you need. I revised 6 hours...

You study as long as you need. I revised 6 hours a day 7 days a week during the full time groundschool and ramped it up to 10 hours a day in the immediate run up to the exams, after the groundschool...
21st Feb 2010, 23:32
Replies: 72
Views: 24,438
Posted By IrishJetdriver

Make sure you can get the money before you need...

Make sure you can get the money before you need it, but don't sign up for the loan until the Ryanair job is in the bag. Just having the money is not the way you get in. It's not easy. However, if you...
Replies: 24
Views: 2,378
Posted By IrishJetdriver

The JAA is simply an amalgamation of all the...

The JAA is simply an amalgamation of all the differences.
16th Feb 2010, 11:43
Replies: 47
Views: 6,492
Posted By IrishJetdriver

Why follow a path where there is huge financial...

Why follow a path where there is huge financial risk and little chance of success when you can wait a couple of years, follow the same path but with hopefully less risk and more chance of success?...
15th Feb 2010, 15:11
Replies: 47
Views: 6,492
Posted By IrishJetdriver

I hope you still hold your head high when the...

I hope you still hold your head high when the property is sold to service your loan. The above post is good advice.

If you want to fly you've got years ahead of you to do it in. A command...
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