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21st Jan 2016, 19:58
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Posted By bucket_and_spade

The other thing to remember is that on LH you'll...

The other thing to remember is that on LH you'll be acting PIC when the skipper's in the bunk so there are also experience requirements related to that.
19th Jan 2016, 10:40
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Posted By bucket_and_spade

It can be nearly 2 weeks - keep the faith!

It can be nearly 2 weeks - keep the faith!
12th Jan 2016, 09:25
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Posted By bucket_and_spade

The flying pay allowance is paid from day one...

The flying pay allowance is paid from day one with the company. It was in my first pay packet earlier last year.
1st Dec 2015, 20:28
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Posted By bucket_and_spade

No, way too high (unless you have some unique tax...

No, way too high (unless you have some unique tax arrangements) - if you work on £4,200 NET as a Yr 1 FO, on longhaul and not using much HOST (the allowance system at BA - you can take local currency...
29th Jan 2015, 15:00
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Posted By bucket_and_spade

I have a course offer but am not yet on the...

I have a course offer but am not yet on the payroll. A mate on the 767 (2-3 years service) seems to be netting, on average, a bit over £4k (the lowest was £3.5k ish and the highest £5.5k). It's a...
21st Jan 2015, 20:23
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Posted By bucket_and_spade

Thanks wiggy.

Thanks wiggy.
21st Jan 2015, 16:11
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Posted By bucket_and_spade

wiggy, This caught my eye - don't...

wiggy,



This caught my eye - don't suppose there's any subtle elaboration possible? I have one of those contracts and a start date you see...:O
9th Jan 2015, 08:53
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Posted By bucket_and_spade

Over-prepping for stage 1 may be...

Over-prepping for stage 1 may be counter-productive, for the aptitude tests at least. I'm pretty sure part of the aptitude testing looks at improvement/learning curve - if you've overprepared on...
9th Jan 2015, 08:31
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Posted By bucket_and_spade

To be fair, the parking (or lack of) and...

To be fair, the parking (or lack of) and transport options are well covered in the pre-assessment info sent out...
21st Dec 2014, 12:08
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Posted By bucket_and_spade

I did much the same as you in the sim. I think...

I did much the same as you in the sim. I think that your response was 100% the right one. I think the BA sim is about the big picture of you as a pilot with an emphasis on NOTECHS. I failed at the...
21st Dec 2014, 05:57
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Posted By bucket_and_spade

The same ones as your current airline! :ok:

The same ones as your current airline! :ok:
2nd Oct 2014, 18:44
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Posted By bucket_and_spade

andymiff, Had the same problem - cleared up...

andymiff,

Had the same problem - cleared up when I went to the local library to use a Windows PC running a recent (I'm guessing) version of IE. None of my Apple devices worked.
9th Sep 2014, 15:26
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Views: 477,610
Posted By bucket_and_spade

For clarity the TCX pilots were not asked to take...

For clarity the TCX pilots were not asked to take a 30% paycut. They were asked (balloted) to take a 3% one. The company was also (by their calculation) captain-heavy so they imposed some demotions...
Forum: Questions
29th Jul 2014, 23:00
Replies: 4
Views: 3,026
Posted By bucket_and_spade

What a completely pointless interview question!

What a completely pointless interview question!
Forum: Questions
29th Jun 2014, 19:37
Replies: 8
Views: 3,140
Posted By bucket_and_spade

You would also feel a rumble throughout the cabin...

You would also feel a rumble throughout the cabin due to the speedbrakes being fully extended for the emergency descent. You would know it was different, just from the sensations, regardless of the...
Forum: Tech Log
4th May 2014, 12:55
Replies: 25
Views: 8,367
Posted By bucket_and_spade

Surely every operator's SOPs should pick this up!?

Surely every operator's SOPs should pick this up!?
Forum: Tech Log
19th Apr 2014, 22:01
Replies: 2
Views: 1,164
Posted By bucket_and_spade

I fly a B757 with technology representative of...

I fly a B757 with technology representative of most modern airliners flying today (in terms of 'weather sensing' ability)...although it is an old design!

We have a temperature probe which measures...
Forum: Middle East
7th Feb 2014, 09:45
Replies: 8
Views: 4,834
Posted By bucket_and_spade

Thank God for the relief pilot.

Thank God for the relief pilot.
Forum: Tech Log
20th Jan 2014, 10:13
Replies: 22
Views: 4,160
Posted By bucket_and_spade

Ha! Was thinking about this a little while...

Ha!

Was thinking about this a little while ago - my gut instinct says play it by ear depending on the airfield. Our charts have minimum VS rates to make the gradient for the SID written in a table...
Forum: Tech Log
5th Dec 2013, 08:02
Replies: 16
Views: 4,902
Posted By bucket_and_spade

KISS. Initially I'm sure it was based on how...

KISS.

Initially I'm sure it was based on how far ahead you needed to see in order to pick up the runway or lights when popping out of cloud at 200' AGL.

So the answer is probably...geometry!
1st Dec 2013, 14:02
Replies: 8
Views: 2,224
Posted By bucket_and_spade

razor awe, I try! ;)

razor awe,

I try!

;)
Forum: Tech Log
1st Dec 2013, 13:57
Replies: 14
Views: 3,109
Posted By bucket_and_spade

'Passing flight level (for example) one eight...

'Passing flight level (for example) one eight zero…now.' said by one guy as the other looks at his altimeter. SOP in our outfit. Very straightforward!
27th Nov 2013, 14:45
Replies: 8
Views: 2,224
Posted By bucket_and_spade

Hi AeroSpark, I'm a pilot for a well-known...

Hi AeroSpark,

I'm a pilot for a well-known TOM competitor and our bread and butter during the summer is DLM. In the daytime, you can expect a sea breeze to have developed (wind from the south) so...
Forum: Tech Log
8th Nov 2013, 06:39
Replies: 7
Views: 2,030
Posted By bucket_and_spade

In my outfit we've just adopted an option...

In my outfit we've just adopted an option somewhere between a full shouting evac and a normal disembarkation - the flight crew give a command along the lines of 'controlled disembarkation by the...
Forum: Middle East
3rd Nov 2013, 16:01
Replies: 632
Views: 240,711
Posted By bucket_and_spade

Latest from HR - no courses on the Boeing until...

Latest from HR - no courses on the Boeing until April '14. The last course this year appears to be the one in mid-December so a 4 month hiatus. Related to the runway closure/maintenance at DXB...
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